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SMASH Composer Drew Gasparini and Twentysomething to Kick Off PLATFORM LDN Concert Series, June 9
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2013

THE PLATFORM LDN is a concert series that will run in parallel with THE PLATFORM NYC presented by TWENTYSOMETHING PRODUCTIONS in association with SMASH composer Drew Gasparini.

BWW Spotlight: Village Originals' 2012 Festival of New Musicals
by Jay Irwin - Aug 16, 2012

Village Theatre was back this last weekend with their 12th Annual Village Originals Festival of New Musicals. A weekend packed with five new musicals presented as script in hand, staged reading workshops; the festival aids in the fostering and growth of these exciting new works. Some previous works have even gone on to Broadway success as "Next to Normal" (previous title "Feeling Electric") and "Million Dollar Quartet" had their start through the Village Originals Festival of New Musicals and went on to win multiple Tony Awards and a Pulitzer Prize ("Next to Normal"). And, as they did with last year's "Cloaked" Village also took a previous festival entry and gave it a larger production as "Lizzie Borden" had a three performance off book workshop of it's own at the First Stage Theatre down the street from their main stage Francis J. Gaudette Theatre.

Village Theatre Announces 12th Annual Village Originals Festival, 8/10 -12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2012

Over one jam packed weekend, August 10-12, six new musicals will be brought to life with help from more than 100 artists and one dozen directors and authors from across the country.

Village Theatre Announces 12th Annual Village Originals Festival, 8/10 -12
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2012

Over one jam packed weekend, August 10-12, six new musicals will be brought to life with help from more than 100 artists and one dozen directors and authors from across the country.

Amanda Taraska: DOIN' MY THING Plays the Laurie Beechman Tonight, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2012

With her bright and beautiful belt, brilliant, quirky singer-songwriter, Amanda Taraska will present her first solo show at Manhattan's acclaimed Laurie Beechman Theatre. The hour-long concert, featuring musical direction by Wicked's Walter Thompson, will showcase original work by up-and-coming writers Nick Blaemire, Jeff Bowen, Rob Hartmann, Natalie Lovejoy, Robby Sandler and Daniel Green, Dustin Sullivan and Elyssa Samsel, and David Alan Thornton and by beloved musical theatre luminaries Jason Robert Brown, Pasek and Paul, and Stephen Sondheim. Additionally, Miss Taraska will duet with special guests David Alan Thornton, Dustin Sullivan and Nikki MacCallum and debut selections from her own musical catalogue.

Amanda Taraska: DOIN' MY THING Plays the Laurie Beechman, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2012

With her bright and beautiful belt, brilliant, quirky singer-songwriter, Amanda Taraska will present her first solo show at Manhattan's acclaimed Laurie Beechman Theatre. The hour-long concert, featuring musical direction by Wicked's Walter Thompson, will showcase original work by up-and-coming writers Nick Blaemire, Jeff Bowen, Rob Hartmann, Natalie Lovejoy, Robby Sandler and Daniel Green, Dustin Sullivan and Elyssa Samsel, and David Alan Thornton and by beloved musical theatre luminaries Jason Robert Brown, Pasek and Paul, and Stephen Sondheim. Additionally, Miss Taraska will duet with special guests David Alan Thornton, Dustin Sullivan and Nikki MacCallum and debut selections from her own musical catalogue.

The Honey Brothers Release TIME FLIES LIKE A PEACH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2012

The Honey Brothers new LP, Time Flies Like A Peach, is available now on Velour Music Group/ RED. The band's first full-length release since 2006's Songs For Your Sister, this latest effort was produced by Malcolm Burn (Emmylou Harris, Patti Smith) and recorded in Kingston, NY. The Honey Brothers kick off the release with a headlining date at NYC's Bowery Ballroom on Thursday, April 19.

The Honey Brothers Release New Album 'Time Flies Like a Peach' 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2012

The Honey Brothers have returned to the shores of Brooklyn with a real peach, their aptly titled new LP 'Time Flies Like A Peach,' available April 17 on Velour Music Group/ RED.

The Honey Brothers Release New Album 'Time Flies Like a Peach' 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2012

The Honey Brothers have returned to the shores of Brooklyn with a real peach, their aptly titled new LP 'Time Flies Like A Peach,' available April 17 on Velour Music Group/ RED.

SiriusXM's Town Hall with Coldplay to Air Live 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2011

Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion of Coldplay will sit down for a rare Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City.

SiriusXM's Town Hall with Coldplay to Air Live 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2011

Sirius XM Radio (NASDAQ: SIRI) announced today that Chris Martin, Jonny Buckland, Guy Berryman and Will Champion of Coldplay will sit down for a rare Q&A session with a select group of SiriusXM listeners at the SiriusXM studios in New York City.

Kenita Miller, Carly Hughes, et al. Set for STAND BY THE RIVER, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2011

On Monday, June 25, 2011, New York Theatre Barn will present its monthly platform, now in its 4th year, for emerging musical theatre writers at The Duplex (the series usually plays the Daryl Roth D-Lounge, by will play The Duplex for the summer). Featured writers for the July 25th installment include Mark Sutton Smith (Stand By The River), and Daniel Green. Executive Producers for NYTB in the D-Lounge are Laura Brandel and Karen Marshall.

Kenita Miller, Carly Hughes, et al. Set for STAND BY THE RIVER, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2011

On Monday, June 25, 2011, New York Theatre Barn will present its monthly platform, now in its 4th year, for emerging musical theatre writers at The Duplex (the series usually plays the Daryl Roth D-Lounge, by will play The Duplex for the summer). Featured writers for the July 25th installment include Mark Sutton Smith (Stand By The River), and Daniel Green. Executive Producers for NYTB in the D-Lounge are Laura Brandel and Karen Marshall.

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 25th, 2011
by Paul W. Thompson - May 25, 2011

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to New York. 'Smash,' new CD releases, 'Follies,' 'Trogg!,' 'Earthqueef,' 'Show Boat' at Lyric Opera, Alan Cumming, more....

Mercury Theater Presents FANNY BRICE- THE REAL FUNNY GIRL 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2011

Join us on Wednesday MAY 25TH AT 7:30PM at The Mercury Theater for a very special event a staged reading of a new musical... FANNY BRICE THE REAL 'FUNNY GIRL'

NAMT Gives $50,000 In Grants for New Works Including The Public's GIANT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2010

The National Alliance for Musical Theater has announced eight projects that will receive funding from the organization's National Fund for New Musicals, according to Variety.

HOLIDAY DIVAS To Star Ross Lehman, Susan Moniz & More Chicago Area Performers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2009

The Chicago area's top cabaret artists will celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah by performing some of America's favorite songs and sharing holiday memories during the Theatre and Interpretation Center (TIC) of Northwestern University's special two-night event, 'Holiday Divas!'

HOLIDAY DIVAS To Star Ross Lehman, Susan Moniz & More Chicago Area Performers
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2009

The Chicago area's top cabaret artists will celebrate Christmas and Hanukkah by performing some of America's favorite songs and sharing holiday memories during the Theatre and Interpretation Center (TIC) of Northwestern University's special two-night event, 'Holiday Divas!'

Northwestern Dance Program Features A Work By Jaema Joy Berry 12/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2009

The premiere of a work by emerging independent Chicago choreographer Jaema Joy Berry will be featured during three December performances presented by the Dance Program of Northwestern University's School of Communication.

Northwestern Dance Program Features A Work By Jaema Joy Berry 12/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2009

The premiere of a work by emerging independent Chicago choreographer Jaema Joy Berry will be featured during three December performances presented by the Dance Program of Northwestern University's School of Communication.

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