Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights for Arthur 'Artie' Gaffin 9/18Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights for Arthur 'Artie' Gaffin 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

The Broadway community mourns the loss of beloved Production Stage Manager, Arthur a?oeArtiea?? Gaffin, who passed away on September 13, 2019. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the American Airlines, Marquis, New Amsterdam, St. James, and Broadhurst Theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, September 18 at exactly 7:45pm. (more...)

The Commercial Theater Institute Announces 2019-2020 SeasonThe Commercial Theater Institute Announces 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

Tom Viertel, Executive Director of the Commercial Theater Institute (CTI), has announced the 2019 - 2020 season which will include a 14-week in-depth program that explores producing; a three-day intensive introduction to producing; and workshops on specialized topics. CTI is the theater industry's leading training and professional development program and features over 100 of the most distinguished industry professionals as lecturers and panelists including many Tony Award- winning producers. (more...)

BROADWAY BRIDGES Participating Shows Announced For Fall 2019BROADWAY BRIDGES Participating Shows Announced For Fall 2019
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

The Broadway League, with the support of the New York City Department of Education (DOE) and the United Federation of Teachers (UFT), has announced 15 participating shows for the fall 2019 season of Broadway Bridges. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Remembering Hal PrincePhoto Flashback: Remembering Hal Prince
by Walter McBride - Aug 7, 2019

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last week, legendary Broadway director and producer Hal Prince passed away at 91 years of age after a brief illness, in Reykjavik, Iceland. (more...)

All Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights for Hal PrinceAll Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights for Hal Prince
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

The Broadway community mourns the loss of prolific producer, director, writer, and the individual recipient of the most Tony Awards in multiple categories in history, Harold Prince, who passed away on July 31, 2019 at age 91. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, July 31 at exactly 7:45pm. (more...)

Neil Simon Theatre Will Dim Lights for Martin CharninNeil Simon Theatre Will Dim Lights for Martin Charnin
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Writer, Composer, Lyricist, Director, and Performer Martin Charnin, who passed away on July 6, 2019 at age 84. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the Neil Simon Theatre in New York, where his legendary musical Annie first opened, for one minute on Friday, July 12 at exactly 7:45pm. (more...)

Stars of HADESTOWN, BE MORE CHILL, HAMILTON, and More Will Sing 'Seasons Of Love' at The WorldPride Closing CeremonyStars of HADESTOWN, BE MORE CHILL, HAMILTON, and More Will Sing 'Seasons Of Love' at The WorldPride Closing Ceremony
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

NYC Pride, the official host of WorldPride NYC and Stonewall 50, announced further details about the finale for NYC Pride's WorldPride Closing Ceremony in Times Square. (more...)

Shubert Organization Receives Award at NY Landmarks Conservancy's Chairman's Award LuncheonShubert Organization Receives Award at NY Landmarks Conservancy's Chairman's Award Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

The New York Landmarks Conservancy held its 31st Annual Chairman's Award Luncheon at The Metropolitan Club in Manhattan on June 5, 2019.  (more...)

2019 Jimmy Awards Will Be Live Streamed from the Minskoff Theatre!2019 Jimmy Awards Will Be Live Streamed from the Minskoff Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

The Broadway League has just announced that the 11th annual Jimmy Awards® ceremony will be streamed live in its entirety. Fans can watch the ceremony on The Jimmy Awards Facebook and YouTube pages on Monday, June 24th at 7:30PM ET. More details including links to the live events will be posted to JimmyAwards.com/Live prior to the event. The Jimmy Awards will take place at the Minskoff Theatre, 200 West 45th Street in Manhattan, and will be hosted by Tony Award Winner® Ben Platt. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony AwardsPhoto Coverage: Stars Shine on the Red Carpet at the 2019 Tony Awards
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 9, 2019

The big day is finally here! The stars are shining on the Tony Awards red carpet, and BroadwayWorld's got a first look - check out the first batch of arrivals below, including Camille A. Brown, Robert Horn, and more! (more...)

GalaPro Returns As Official Accessibility Provider For The 2019 Tony AwardsGalaPro Returns As Official Accessibility Provider For The 2019 Tony Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2019

GalaPro, developer of automated accessibility and translation technology for live shows, announced today that they will return as the official accessibility provider for the 73rd Annual Tony Awards Ceremony to be held in Radio City Music Hall in New York City on June 9, 2019. GalaPro will be providing closed-captioning for the event. (more...)

Jerry Award Winners Announced; Two Students From Whitewater And Milwaukee Advance To NYCJerry Award Winners Announced; Two Students From Whitewater And Milwaukee Advance To NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2019

Overture Center for the Arts announced today that two Jerry Award 'Outstanding Leading Performance' recipients performed and were selected to advance to The Jimmy Awards, also known as the National High School Musical Theatre Awards (NHSMTA), held in New York City. They will also be part of the Jerry Awards showcase at Overture Center on Sunday, June 9. Tickets are available now at overture.org/events/2019-jerry-awards. (more...)

2018/2019 Is The Best Attended And Highest Grossing Season In Broadway History2018/2019 Is The Best Attended And Highest Grossing Season In Broadway History
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

The Broadway League has released end-of-season statistics for the 2018 - 2019 season, which began May 28, 2018 and ended May 26, 2019.  For the 2018 - 2019 season, total attendance reached 14,768,254 and Broadway shows yielded $1,829,312,140 in grosses, making it the best attended and highest grossing season in Broadway recorded history. All new and continuing productions ran a record total of 1,737 playing weeks. (more...)

Photo Flash: Anaïs Mitchell, Rachel Chavkin and More Appear at Broadway Association HonorsPhoto Flash: Anaïs Mitchell, Rachel Chavkin and More Appear at Broadway Association Honors
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

The Broadway Association hosted its annual awards luncheon on Wednesday afternoon, May 22, 2019, at the New York Marriott Marquis. Check out the photos! (more...)

Monticello High School's Madeline Michel to Receive 2019 Excellence in Theatre Education Tony AwardMonticello High School's Madeline Michel to Receive 2019 Excellence in Theatre Education Tony Award
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

The Tony Awards announced today that Theater Director Madeline Michel from Monticello High School in Charlottesville, Virginia, will receive the 2019 Excellence in Theatre Education Award. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Robert Whitehead Award Ceremony Honors Tom KirdahyPhoto Coverage: Robert Whitehead Award Ceremony Honors Tom Kirdahy
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2019

Multiple Tony Award-nominated Broadway producer Tom Kirdahy was presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'Outstanding Achievement In Commercial Theater Producing' at a reception at Sardi's on Wednesday, May 22, 2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Terrence McNally and More Receive Broadway League HonorsPhoto Flash: Terrence McNally and More Receive Broadway League Honors
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced today during the Broadway League's 2019 Spring Road Conference. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft. (more...)

Majestic, Marquis and St. James Theatres to Dim for Alan WasserMajestic, Marquis and St. James Theatres to Dim for Alan Wasser
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

The Broadway community mourns the loss of veteran General Manager, Producer and 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in Theatre recipient Alan Wasser, who passed away on April 14, 2019 at age 70. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of the Majestic, Marquis and St. James Theatres in New York for one minute on Monday, May 20 at exactly 6:45pm. (more...)

VIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 30- Judith Light Picks Up Her Second Tony For THE ASSEMBLED PARTIESVIDEO: 30 Days Of Tony! Day 30- Judith Light Picks Up Her Second Tony For THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 11, 2019

On Day 30 of 30 Days of Tony, we're celebrating two time Tony Award winner for Other Desert Cities and The Assembled Parties, the great Judith Light who will receive this year's Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at STARS IN THE ALLEYPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet at STARS IN THE ALLEY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 11, 2019

This year's Stars in the Alley concert was held on May 10. Hosted by Alex Brightman, the celebration included performances and appearances by 2019 Tony Award-nominated performers including: Caitlin Kinnunen (The Prom), Sarah Stiles (Tootsie), as well as performances from 2019 Tony Award-nominated musicals including: Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations; Beetlejuice; Hadestown; Kiss Me, Kate; Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!; The Prom; and Tootsie. (more...)

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