The Green Room 42's AN EVENING WITH... Series Will Celebrate Doris DayThe Green Room 42's AN EVENING WITH... Series Will Celebrate Doris Day
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

The Green Room 42 Presents: An Evening With... Series: Doris Day, hosted by 2-time MAC Award Winner Doris Dear. Casting will be announced soon. (more...)

Tennessee Waltz And More Featured On An Evening With... Series Debut Album!Tennessee Waltz And More Featured On An Evening With... Series Debut Album!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

Blake Allen's hit An Evening With... Series, which plays bi-monthly at The Green Room 42, is releasing an album of acoustic arrangements from their first season entitled An Evening With... Volume 1 on April 26, 2019 on all platforms. Physical copies will also be for sale before the general public at the next installment of the series on April 25: Nat 'King' and Natalie Cole. (more...)

Fernando Contreras, Dante Jeanfelix, Roi King, and More Will Lead Pipeline Theatre Company's PLAYING HOTFernando Contreras, Dante Jeanfelix, Roi King, and More Will Lead Pipeline Theatre Company's PLAYING HOT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

Pipeline Theatre Company has announced full casting for the world premiere of jazz concert-party-play hybrid Playing Hot, created by Kevin Armento (Balls) and Jaki Bradley (1969: The Second Man). Playing Hot is written by Armento and C.A. Johnson (Thirst), will be directed by Bradley, and will feature musical supervision by Marcus Miller. Playing Hot will begin previews at Theater 511 (511 West 54th Street) on April 18, 2019, and officially open on May 2, playing a limited engagement through May 12, 2019. Tickets are on sale now and are available at www.pipelinetheatre.org/tickets. (more...)

The New American Songbook Orchestra Celebrates Diverse, NYC-Based, Emerging Composers With #ComeTogetherThe New American Songbook Orchestra Celebrates Diverse, NYC-Based, Emerging Composers With #ComeTogether
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

In 2018, the idea for #ComeTogether was sparked. Much of the inspiration for this project stems from an incomplete American Songbook-many voices are missing and stories are unheard. In lieu of our current political climate, we are deeply struck by the hostility aimed at dividing our country and turning Americans against one another. Art is and always has been a uniting force. NASO's weapons of choice: word and melody. (more...)

Marti Gould Cummings To Make Directorial Debut At New York Theater FestivalMarti Gould Cummings To Make Directorial Debut At New York Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Blake Allen, known for his innovative bridging of contemporary music and theater through composition, performance, and storytelling, presents the world premiere of Kelly [1955],  produced by Traguna Productions at  the New York Theater Festival, March 5, 9 and 10 at the Hudson Guild Theater in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH... Returns With A Celebration Of Dionne WarwickAN EVENING WITH... Returns With A Celebration Of Dionne Warwick
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2019

Blake Allen's hit series, An Evening With... returns 22 February 2019 at 7PM at The Green Room 42 with a celebration of musical icon Dionne Warwick. (more...)

Marti Cummings Comes to Lincoln Centers At The Mirror RoomMarti Cummings Comes to Lincoln Centers At The Mirror Room
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

Entertainer Marti Gould Cummings, known for his inventive blend of drag, comedy, and vocal performance, announces a drag-rock fusion event, The Queen in Concert: Marti Gould Cummings, January 8, 2019. Held in the rare and beautiful Spiegeltent (mirror tent) erected by the Big Apple Circus, The Mirror Room interactive installation at Lincoln Center crowns Cummings as the ringmaster of his very own glam circus. (more...)

Alison Fraser, Tim Young, Jess Hendy, And More Celebrate Peggy LeeAlison Fraser, Tim Young, Jess Hendy, And More Celebrate Peggy Lee
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2018

PEGGY LEE is being celebrated December 15 at 7:00PM at Green Room 42 as the Season Finale of Blake Allen's 'An Evening With...' Series. Called 'an important vehicle for music preservation' (BroadwayWorld), the series is committed to honoring, and educating audiences about, the music of America from the early-mid part of the 20th century by setting these celebrated works with notable contemporary voices and new arrangements. (more...)

Alison Fraser, Jess Hendy, Grammy Winner Tim Young, Marissa Rosen And More Celebrate Peggy Lee At Green Room 42Alison Fraser, Jess Hendy, Grammy Winner Tim Young, Marissa Rosen And More Celebrate Peggy Lee At Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

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Green Room 42 Hosts AN EVENING WITH PATTI PAGEGreen Room 42 Hosts AN EVENING WITH PATTI PAGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Patti Page is being celebrated October 12 9:30PM at Green Room 42 as part of Blake Allen's 'An Evening With...' series. Called 'an important vehicle for musical preservation' (BroadwayWorld), the series is committed to honoring and educating audiences about the music of America from the early-mid part of the 20th century by setting these celebrated works with notable contemporary voices and new arrangements.  (more...)

Broadway's Best Helps Blake Allen Celebrate The Sherman BrothersBroadway's Best Helps Blake Allen Celebrate The Sherman Brothers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Blake Allen, known for his innovative bridging of contemporary music and theater through composition, is committed to honoring and educating audiences about the music of America from the early-mid part of the 20th century through An Evening With… musical series. The Green Room 42 Presents: An Evening With... The Sherman Brothers, curated and orchestrated by Blake Allen is the third installment of this important series and will take place on July 20 at 9:30 p.m. inside the Times Square Yotel. By setting these celebrated works with notable contemporary voices through the "An Evening With…" series has become an important vehicle for musical preservation.  (more...)

The Green Room 42 Presents 'An Evening With...' The Sherman BrothersThe Green Room 42 Presents 'An Evening With...' The Sherman Brothers
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

The Green Room 42 Presents: 'An Evening With...' The Sherman Brothers and Blake Allen + The Whobethems features songs from your childhood spanning The Sherman Brother's illustrious and legendary Oscar and Grammy Winning careers. With a 11-person band playing new arrangements, come and enjoy an night full of music we all know and love from "Mary Poppins" to "Chitty Chitty Bang Bang," "It's a Small World (after all)," the Disney Parks, cartoons, and more! (more...)

Danny Marin and Friends to Appear in '#TruthOrBare' At The Green Room 42Danny Marin and Friends to Appear in '#TruthOrBare' At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 in Association with Iris Productions presents Danny Marin & Friends in '#TruthOrBare' on June 8 @ 7p. Danny Marin and his super pals are thrilled to team up with The Green Room 42 in raising some money for a great cause! Hosted by Danny Marin and Erin Rice with Musical Direction by Blake Allen, #TruthOrBare is going to be an evening filled with mash ups, gender reversals and some fierce singers benefiting BC/EFA! Featuring Allison Griffith, Sarah Kleist, Jennifer Reed, Sean Stephens, ALL proceeds towards #TruthOrBare benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in support of Broadway Bares: Game Night. Join us in raising some money and experiencing a show you won't want to miss! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret: Cristin Milioti, Mykal Kilgore & More!Broadway at the Cabaret: Cristin Milioti, Mykal Kilgore & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include: (more...)

Danny Marin and Friends to Appear in '#TruthOrBare' At The Green Room 42Danny Marin and Friends to Appear in '#TruthOrBare' At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2018

THE GREEN ROOM 42 in Association with Iris Productions presents Danny Marin & Friends in '#TruthOrBare' on June 8 @ 7p. Danny Marin and his super pals are thrilled to team up with The Green Room 42 in raising some money for a great cause! Hosted by Danny Marin and Erin Rice with Musical Direction by Blake Allen, #TruthOrBare is going to be an evening filled with mash ups, gender reversals and some fierce singers benefiting BC/EFA! Featuring Allison Griffith, Sarah Kleist, Jennifer Reed, Sean Stephens, ALL proceeds towards #TruthOrBare benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS in support of Broadway Bares: Game Night. Join us in raising some money and experiencing a show you won't want to miss! (more...)

Pipeline Theatre Company Announces World Premiere Of PLAYING HOTPipeline Theatre Company Announces World Premiere Of PLAYING HOT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Pipeline Theatre Company (Ari Schrier, Artistic Director; Natalie Gershtein, Producing Director) is proud to announce the world premiere of jazz concert-party-play hybrid PLAYING HOT, created by Kevin Armento (Balls) and Jaki Bradley (Good Men Wanted). PLAYING HOT is written by Armento, will be directed by Bradley, and will feature music direction by Marcus Miller, and will premiere in early 2019 as part of Pipeline's 10th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Broadway Voices to Celebrate Mary MartinBroadway Voices to Celebrate Mary Martin
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Blake Allen, known for his innovative bridging of contemporary music and theater through composition, is committed to honoring and educating audiences about the music of New York and America from the early-mid part of the 20th century by celebrating them today with celebrated contemporary voices through the "An Evening With…" series. The Green Room 42 Presents: An Evening With... Mary Martin, curated and orchestrated by Blake Allen is the second installment of this important series, and will take place on April 13 at 7:00 p.m. inside the Times Square Yotel. (more...)

American Actress Mary Martin Comes Back to Life in One Night Only Times Square ConcertAmerican Actress Mary Martin Comes Back to Life in One Night Only Times Square Concert
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2018

Blake Allen, known for his innovative bridging of contemporary music and theater through composition, is committed to honoring and educating audiences about the music of New York and America from the early-mid part of the 20th century by celebrating them today with celebrated contemporary voices through the "An Evening With…" series. The Green Room 42 Presents: An Evening With... Mary Martin, curated and orchestrated by Blake Allen is the second installment of this important series, and will take place on April 13 at 7:00 p.m. inside the Times Square Yotel. (more...)

Photo Flash: Pipeline Theatre's FOLK WANDERING Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: Pipeline Theatre's FOLK WANDERING Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Due to popular demand, Pipeline Theatre Company (Ari Schrier, Artistic Director; Natalie Gershtein, Producing Director) is proud to announce a one-week extension of the world premiere production of Folk Wandering, a new musical conceived by Jaclyn Backhaus (Men on Boats) and Andrew Neisler (Clown Bar), featuring a book by Backhaus; music by collaborating composers Blake Allen(Boston|Nebraska), Backhaus, Mike Brun (Music Director, Mr. Burns), Andrew R. Butler (Finn the Fearless), Joel Esher (PharmaBro: an American Douchical!), Alex Fast (The Drawer Boy), Jo Lampert (Joan of Arc: Into The Fire), Barrie Mclain (Hundred Days), Annie Tippe (Director, Ghost Quartet), and Dominique Toney ('Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'); and lyrics by Allen, Backhaus, Brun, Butler, Esher, Lampert, McLain, and Tippe. Andrew Neisler will direct. (more...)

Pipeline Theatre Company Adds One-Week Extension for World Premiere of FOLK WANDERINGPipeline Theatre Company Adds One-Week Extension for World Premiere of FOLK WANDERING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Due to popular demand, Pipeline Theatre Company (Ari Schrier, Artistic Director; Natalie Gershtein, Producing Director) is proud to announce a one-week extension of the world premiere production of Folk Wandering, a new musical (more...)

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