Social Roundup: BroadwayWorld Fans Name Their Favorite Tony Award Performances!Social Roundup: BroadwayWorld Fans Name Their Favorite Tony Award Performances!
by Linnae Medeiros - May 15, 2019

We asked, and you all answered! With Tony season in full swing, we asked BroadwayWorld readers to let us know which of the countless iconic Tony Award performances over the years is their favorite. We've now gathered some of the most popular answers for you to enjoy and to tide you over until this year's Tony Awards ceremony! Check them all out below! (more...)

ZORRO THE MUSICAL Opening At Artisan Center TheaterZORRO THE MUSICAL Opening At Artisan Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

ZORRO THE MUSICAL opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, April 12, 2019 and runs through Saturday, May 11, 2019. The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst.Performances are at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays beginning April 20. Reserved seating tickets are $28.00 for adults, $26.00 for students and seniors, and $16.00 for children 12 and under.  Monday through Thursday tickets are $26.00 for adults and $14.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200. (more...)

Throwing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: CHESSThrowing Out My CDs by Ben Rimalower: CHESS
by Ben Rimalower - Mar 22, 2019

Well, the next step in my decluttering/digitizing journey is throwing out my Chess CDs, not that they take up much space. I only have the Original Concept Recording and the Broadway cast. I'm going to download the freaking 2008 Royal Albert Hall concert version (with Idina Menzel, Josh Groban and Adam Pascal) to try to keep this column hip. But let's all just remember two things: 1.) I am not hip; and, 2.) I'm just downloading the concert for this column, so it doesn't really count as part of my digitizing. (more...)

BEAU JEST to Open At Artisan Center TheaterBEAU JEST to Open At Artisan Center Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

BEAU JEST opens at Artisan Center Theater on Thursday, September 6, 2018 and runs through Saturday, September 22, 2018. The 150 seat Second Stage theater is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:00pm on Thursdays and Fridays and 3:30pm on Saturdays. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Judy KuhnBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Judy Kuhn
by Elliot Lanes - May 2, 2018

Today's subject Judy Kuhn has been living her theatre life as a working actress/singer/recording artist for over thirty years. On May 5th you will be able to see this incredible Tony-nominated talent live in concert at Dumbarton Church in Georgetown as part of the Dumbarton Concerts series. The program is entitled Judy Kuhn: A Broadway Cabaret. (more...)

REPRISE 2.0 Season Starts with SWEET CHARITY Directed By Kathleen Marshall; VICTOR/VICTORIA and GRAND HOTEL to FollowREPRISE 2.0 Season Starts with SWEET CHARITY Directed By Kathleen Marshall; VICTOR/VICTORIA and GRAND HOTEL to Follow
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 is now announced, presenting a season of three classic American musicals at UCLA's Freud Playhouse, by Marcia Seligson, Producing Artistic Director of the new performing arts organization.  REPRISE 2.0 is partnering with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT), chaired by Brian Kite.  (more...)

Madison Theatre to Host Tim Rice's CHESS THE MUSICAL In Concert Featuring Anne Runolfsson, Jeremy Kushnier, and MoreMadison Theatre to Host Tim Rice's CHESS THE MUSICAL In Concert Featuring Anne Runolfsson, Jeremy Kushnier, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

The Benny Anderson-Tim Rice-Bj rn Ulvaeus musical Chess, which began life as a two-LP recording in 1984, will be presented at 7:30 PM on March 10th, 2018 at the Madison Theatre at Molloy College in Rockville Center, NY. (more...)

ANNIE to Open at Artisan Center Theater Next WeekANNIE to Open at Artisan Center Theater Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

ANNIE opens at Artisan Center Theater on Friday, November 17, 2017 and runs through Saturday, December 23, 2017. The 196 seat theater-in-the-round is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. Performances are at 7:30pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday with 3:00pm matinees on Saturdays beginning November 25. No performance November 23. Reserved seating tickets are $24.00 for adults, $22.00 for students and seniors, and $12.00 for children 12 and under. Monday through Thursday tickets are $22.00 for adults and $10.00 for children 12 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at ArtisanCT.com, or by calling the box office at 817-284-1200. (more...)

Tony Award Countdown: 30 Years In 30 Days, Michael Jeter in GRAND HOTEL, 1990
by Michael Dale - May 18, 2016

The beloved performer was battling addictions and had left the business when he was called to audition for Tommy Tune. (more...)

Bill Kirchen Comes to Daryl's House Club in Pawling Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Guitar Player Magazine dubbed him the 'Titan of the Telecaster.' Rolling Stone said he's 'an American treasure' and 'one of our best.' 'One of the best guitarists on the planet' says Elmore Magazine. No matter what you call him, Bill Kirchen is a founding father of the Americana movement, now at the peak of his impressive career. He'll bring his killer band Too Much Fun (David Carroll on bass and Rick Richards on drums) to Daryl's House Club in Pawling tonight, July 30 at 8 pm. (more...)

Bill Kirchen Coming to Daryl's House Club in Pawling, 7/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2015

Guitar Player Magazine dubbed him the "Titan of the Telecaster." Rolling Stone said he's "an American treasure" and "one of our best." "One of the best guitarists on the planet" says Elmore Magazine. No matter what you call him, Bill Kirchen is a founding father of the Americana movement, now at the peak of his impressive career. He'll bring his killer band Too Much Fun (David Carroll on bass and Rick Richards on drums) to Daryl's House Club in Pawling on Thursday, July 30 at 8 pm. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: Everybody's Playing The Game! The Checkered History Of Cult Classic CHESS
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 13, 2015

Today we are celebrating the unique history and standout score of cult 1980s mega-musical CHESS. (more...)

Bill Kirchen to Play Bridge Street Live, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Guitar Player Magazine dubbed him the 'Titan of the Telecaster.' Rolling Stone said he's 'an American treasure' and 'one of our best.' No matter what you call him, Bill Kirchen is a founding father of the Americana movement, now at the peak of his impressive career. He'll bring his rockin' band (David Carroll on bass and Rick Richards on drums) to Collinsville, CT on Thursday, May 22 at Bridge Street Live. (more...)

Larry Alexander to Star in TheatreZone's CHESS, 3/6-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Fate intervened during the Monday morning rehearsal when the actor originally cast as Anatoly left the production paving the way for Larry to audition for the lead role on Tuesday morning. Director Des McAnuff (Tony award winner for Big River, Tommy and Jersey Boys) hired Larry and he became Anatoly on Wednesday morning. (more...)

BENDING STEEL, Sundance Shorts and More Set for Rooftop Films, Now thru 7/13
by Movies News Desk - Jul 8, 2013

After a rainy week, Rooftop Films has some exciting events happening next week in Coney Island, Sunset Park, and the Financial District in Manhattan. On Today, we head to the beaches of Coney Island with a free screening of Bending Steel featuring live strongmen performances. Friday, join us in Sunset Park for highlights from this year's Sundance Film Festival. On Saturday, we brass it up with a free screening of the documentary Brasslands and four live brass bands performing. (more...)

BENDING STEEL, Sundance Shorts and More Set for Rooftop Films, 7/8-13
by Movies News Desk - Jul 5, 2013

After a rainy week, Rooftop Films has some exciting events happening next week in Coney Island, Sunset Park, and the Financial District in Manhattan. On Monday, we head to the beaches of Coney Island with a free screening of Bending Steel featuring live strongmen performances. Friday, join us in Sunset Park for highlights from this year's Sundance Film Festival. On Saturday, we brass it up with a free screening of the documentary Brasslands and four live brass bands performing. (more...)

Rooftop Films Announces Partnership with Academy and Full Summer Line Up
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2013

Rooftop Films has announced its full feature film slate for 2013, featuring more than 45 outdoor screening of new independent films, including two special sneak preview screenings co-presented with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. On June 8th the two organizations will present a free screening of "Twenty Feet from Stardom," RADiUs-TWC's hit documentary that brings back-up singers to the forefront. Following the screening there will be a live performance by Darlene Love, one of the main subjects of the film. On July 20th, Rooftop and the Academy will partner again to present Cinedigm's "Short Term 12", the feature film debut of Destin Cretton. Cretton was a 2010 Academy Nicholl Screenwriting Fellowship winner, and "Short Term 12" went on to win the 2013 SXSW Grand Jury Award in March. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Broadway Unplugged
by Jena Tesse Fox - Dec 10, 2012

Cheyenne Jackson, Julia Murney Andy Karl & Orfeh gathered at Town Hall for the ninth annual Broadway Unplugged concert this week. (more...)

Photo Blast From The Past: David Carroll!
by Walter McBride - Jun 4, 2012

Today, we bring you David Carroll circa 1986. Carroll was nominated for two Tony Awards as Best Actor in a Musical: in 1988 for Chess and again in 1990 for Grand Hotel. Carroll also received three Drama Desk Awards nominations as an Outstanding Actor in a Musical: La bohème (1984), Chess (1988), and Grand Hotel (1990). Carroll passed away from a pulmonary embolism in 1992. (more...)

2012 Tony Awards Clip Countdown - Day 21: GRAND HOTEL
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 1, 2012

The final ten! Our extensive countdown of the greatest Tony Awards moments of all time - culminating in this year's ceremony, June 10 on CBS - continues today with a surefire must-see clip featuring one of the most glamorous, and, well, grand musicals of the 1980s or 1990s - GRAND HOTEL. (more...)

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