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Bio:
Blake Allen is a composer, musician, music director, and arranger most known for creating and music directing the hit series "AN EVENING WITH... SERIES", music directing the 2019 revival of OVER HERE!, and being one of the composers / lyricists for the Off-Broadway musical FOLK WANDERING. Allen is ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Blake Allen is a composer, musician, music director, and arranger most known for creating and music directing the hit series "AN EVENING WITH... SERIES", music directing the 2019 revival of OVER HERE!, and being one of the composers / lyricists for the Off-Broadway musical FOLK WANDERING. Allen is ... (read complete bio)
Photo Flash: Charity Angel Dawson, Nick Rashad Burroughs & More Celebrate Opening of  Photo Photo Flash: Charity Angel Dawson, Nick Rashad Burroughs & More Celebrate Opening of THE BLUES BROTHERS at Radial Park
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2021

Radial Park opened its latest cinemersive experience last night with the iconic, blockbuster, fan-favorite film, The Blues Brothers! The Blues Brothers, features a live band and theatrical performances seamless timed in-sync with the movie in a one-of-a-kind hybrid mashup. The Blues Brothers, is directed by Kristine Bendul and Waldemar QuinonesVillanueva, and features a cast that includes Broadway's Charity Angel Dawson, Nick Rashad Burroughs, F. Michael Haynie, Brian Charles Johnson, and Antoine L. Smith, along with Ladonna Burns and Anne Fraser Thomas.

DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Wins Prestigious 2021 Telly Award Photo DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Wins Prestigious 2021 Telly Award
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 26, 2021

DeForest Theatricals, executive producer of the ‚ÄúDoris Dear's Gurl Talk‚ÄĚ series on Broadway on Demand, has been awarded the prestigious 2021 Silver Telly Award for ‚ÄúOnline Scripted Web Series‚ÄĚ! Receiving over 12,000 entries from all 50 states and 5 continents, Telly Award winners represent work from some of the most respected advertising agencies, television stations, production companies and publishers from around the world.

New Episode of DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Streaming Today Photo New Episode of DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Streaming Today
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 7, 2021

DeForest Theatricals announces Doris Dear, ‚ÄúAmerica's Perfect Housewife‚ÄĚ streaming season 2, episode 2, of her hit show, ‚ÄúDoris Dear's Gurl Talk‚ÄĚ, on Broadway On Demand Friday May 7th starting at 3pm ET.¬†

DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Season Two Begins Streaming Today Photo DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Season Two Begins Streaming Today
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 30, 2021

Stop by and spend an entertaining, informative half hour in the Rumpus Room with ‚ÄúDoris Dear's Gurl Talk‚ÄĚ ‚Ķ you never know who might knock on her door!

DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Returns for Second Season April 30th Photo DORIS DEAR'S GURL TALK Returns for Second Season April 30th
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 27, 2021

MAC Award recipient Doris Dear tested the virtual waters last year with her one-of-a-kind chat show, and it looks like the public dug it because GURL TALK is back for another season of shows. You go, gurl!

Provincetown's Crown & Anchor Announces 2021 Outdoor Entertainment Season Photo Provincetown's Crown & Anchor Announces 2021 Outdoor Entertainment Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 6, 2021

Producer Rick Murray will safely present a diverse and exciting lineup of outdoor entertainment this summer at the 2021 Crown Poolside Series in Provincetown, MA.  Covid protocols will again be in place throughout the venue; seating and tickets will be limited for all events.  Headliners in residence for summer 2021 are Varla Jean Mermanand Dina Martina.

BWW CD Review: Jen Houston's I WAS TOLD THERE WOULD BE PIE Is Country Confection Photo BWW CD Review: Jen Houston's I WAS TOLD THERE WOULD BE PIE Is Country Confection
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 25, 2021

Before she began lampooning the former president with song parodies, Jen Houston was singing in Manhattan clubs and honky-tonks, bringing Alt-Country to New Yorkers in cowboy boots. This 2015 release of her original songs is proof that she should be doing that work again.

Tina Burner Releases Covers of 'What I Did For Love' & 'Proud of Your Boy' Photo Tina Burner Releases Covers of 'What I Did For Love' & 'Proud of Your Boy'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 22, 2021

Burner worked with BroadwayWorld Award winning arranger Blake Allen on the tracks, and they were filmed on location at Brooklyn's 3 Dollar Bill and in Mirrortone Studios, where Burner recorded her vocals. 

BWW Feature: Learn More About Some of Our Favorite Cabaret Couples Photo BWW Feature: Learn More About Some of Our Favorite Cabaret Couples
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 13, 2021

The history of show business is loaded with couples who work as well offstage as they do on. These twosomes have brought their offstage magic to the stages of the cabaret and concert world.

Orfeh, Andy Karl, Marti Gould Cummings, and Blake Allen to Join MY BROADWAY MEMORY Photo Orfeh, Andy Karl, Marti Gould Cummings, and Blake Allen to Join MY BROADWAY MEMORY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2021

During the month of February, Orfeh, Andy Karl, Marti Gould Cummings, and Blake Allen will join Michael Kushner and Remy Germinario, on their live podcast My Broadway Memory, a talk show. Cummings and Allen will join on February 4th at 7pm EST and Orfeh and Karl will join on February 18th at 7pm EST.

No Reverse Records Announces Launch Photo No Reverse Records Announces Launch
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

Meet No Reverse Records: a full service record label specializing in production, artist management, PR, and placement. No Reverse Records, initially a pie-in-the-sky dream based on an anecdote of co-producer Ashley Kate Adams’s faulty vehicle that could not move backwards, has been a source of high energy production throughout the pandemic.

Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! Photo Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards!
by Alan Henry - Jan 13, 2021

This year, the BroadwayWorld Cabaret awards were thrilled to be able to celebrate streaming events from all across the globe thanks to the innovation of the Cabaret community during the pandemic - and we look forward to celebrating the return of NYC Cabaret with you all in 2021.

BWW Interview: Ashley Kate Adams And Mitchell Walker of NO REVERSE RECORDS Photo BWW Interview: Ashley Kate Adams And Mitchell Walker of NO REVERSE RECORDS
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 11, 2021

With the start of a new year, two producers of different art have chosen to turn their friendship and their mutual experience into a new venture all their own.

LAST CHANCE To Vote For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! Photo LAST CHANCE To Vote For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards!
by Alan Henry - Dec 29, 2020

Voting ends THIS WEEK for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards - which are back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! Check out the local nominees, cast your vote, and support live theatre entertainment in Cabaret!

Final Week Left To Vote For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! Photo Final Week Left To Vote For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards!
by Alan Henry - Dec 23, 2020

These are the final weeks to vote for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Cabaret Awards! Voting will run through December 31. Winners will be announced in January!

BWW Interview: At Home With Joseph C. Townsend Photo BWW Interview: At Home With Joseph C. Townsend
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 23, 2020

Joseph C. Townsend turned up in a group show one day, and he's been turning heads ever since.

BWW Review: THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL Live (Online) From The TRIAD Brims With  Photo BWW Review: THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL Live (Online) From The TRIAD Brims With Holiday Cheer
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 22, 2020

A drag creation of actor, singer, host Ray DeForest, Doris was born in the wake of Ray’s beloved mother, Taffy, succumbing to the dreaded Alzheimers Disease. Artistically developed as a way to feel close with Taffy, Deforest performs to honor her memory, and brighten the lives of his audiences with a little laughter, a little song, and a lot of whiskey sours.

Photo Flash: Amra Faye Wright, Karen Mason, Jim McGinnis & More Join THE DORIS DEAR C Photo Photo Flash: Amra Faye Wright, Karen Mason, Jim McGinnis & More Join THE DORIS DEAR CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2020

From the producers who brought you ‚ÄúDoris Dear‚Äôs Gurl Talk‚ÄĚ, the new hit show on Broadway on Demand, this holiday favorite live streamed from the off-Broadway Triad Theater in NYC, exclusively, one night only, on Broadway on Demand!

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: December 19-20- with Adam Pascal, Josh Groban and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: December 19-20- with Adam Pascal, Josh Groban and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 19, 2020

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, December 19-20, 2020.

BWW Feature: And The Nominees Are... BEST MUSICAL DIRECTOR Photo BWW Feature: And The Nominees Are... BEST MUSICAL DIRECTOR
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 18, 2020

Without their musical directors where would the singers of the industry be? These are the musical directors nominated for Broadway World Awards in 2020

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