World Premiere of CAMILLE CLAUDEL, ASSASSINS, A CHORUS LINE, and More Set For Signature Theatre's 30th Anniversary SeasonWorld Premiere of CAMILLE CLAUDEL, ASSASSINS, A CHORUS LINE, and More Set For Signature Theatre's 30th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2019/20 season. (more...)

Margo Seibert Returns To Signature Theatre For One Night OnlyMargo Seibert Returns To Signature Theatre For One Night Only
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Broadway favorite and DC area native Margo Seibert returns to Signature Theatre on January 20 to launch her new album 77th Street. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces The Signature Theatre/Yales Composer PartnershipSignature Theatre Announces The Signature Theatre/Yales Composer Partnership
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Signature Theatre has partnered with The Shen Family Foundation to create the SigWorks: Signature Theatre/Yale Composer Partnership, a new and unique program for young musical theatre writers.  Each year the new program will award one senior from Yale University's Shen Curriculum for Musical Theater a 3-week workshop to develop their own musical upon graduation together with a Shen Artist Internship for the Signature Theatre season. As a Shen Artist the award recipient will work alongside Signature's artistic team in the preparation for a world premiere production on Signature's mainstage season. In addition, one recent graduate (within the past five years) of Yale University and a participant in the Shen Curriculum for Musical Theater will be awarded a 2-week workshop of a musical they are currently writing. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE KING AND I Welcomes Marin Mazzie & Daniel Dae Kim to Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Three-time Tony Award nominee Marin Mazzie and Daniel Dae Kim recently joined the Tony Award-winning production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The King and I at the Vivian Beaumont Theater. The company hosted a party last night to welcome the pair of Siam - check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: New 42nd Street Gala Honors John Lithgow and Rudin Family
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 13, 2015

The New 42nd Street's annual Gala was held last night, January 12 at The New Victory Theater, to honor Tony, Emmy, and Golden Globe Award-winner John Lithgow with the New Victory Arts Award for his work in 'bringing kids to the arts and the arts to kids.' The New 42nd Street also honored The Rudin Family with the inaugural Marian Heiskell Award for their role in shaping the future of New York City. Glenn Close served as Gala honorary chair. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special night below! (more...)

2012 World Science Festival Launches 5th Anniversary Gala, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2012

The 2012 World Science Festival opens its 5th anniversary season with two star-filled nights dedicated to Science and the Arts: The 5th Anniversary Gala Celebration, "A Performing Arts Salute to Science" on Tuesday, May 29th, The Allen Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle, 7:30 pm. The 5th Anniversary World Science Festival Gala will feature Broadway and Classical Music stars in a performing arts salute to science. Broadway celebrities and classical music stars will perform. In addition to the starry musical performances, Festival co-founder Brian Greene will conduct two mind-blowing and rarely-seen-in-public Physics experiments: the "Quantum Levitation" and "Double-Slit" experiments. (more...)

2012 World Science Festival Launches 5th Anniversary Gala, 5/29
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2012

The 2012 World Science Festival opens its 5th anniversary season with two star-filled nights dedicated to Science and the Arts: The 5th Anniversary Gala Celebration, "A Performing Arts Salute to Science" on Tuesday, May 29th, The Allen Room, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Columbus Circle, 7:30 pm. The 5th Anniversary World Science Festival Gala will feature Broadway and Classical Music stars in a performing arts salute to science. Broadway celebrities and classical music stars will perform. In addition to the starry musical performances, Festival co-founder Brian Greene will conduct two mind-blowing and rarely-seen-in-public Physics experiments: the "Quantum Levitation" and "Double-Slit" experiments. (more...)

Main Street Musicals Presents MAKING WAVES, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2010

Mainstreet Musicals and WBAI-Pacifica will present a benefit evening called MAKING WAVES on Monday, November 8th at The Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street featuring Hal Linden among others. This is Mainstreet Musical's launch event highlighting songs from musicals that have changed minds, turned corners, roused ire, and generally uplifted the human spirit. The benefit evening will include performances by HAL LINDEN, JILL EIKENBERRY, MICHAEL TUCKER, MARY TESTA, DEBORAH MONK, CASS MORGAN, JANE SUMMERHAYS, CHRIS SARANDON, TIM JEROME, WALTER CHARLES, CAROLE DEMAS, K.T. SULLIVAN, DE'ADRE AZIZA and the cast of HAIR among others. The benefit will be directed by Charles Repole. Mainstreet Musicals and WBAI-Pacifica are teaming up to develop a network of local theatre festivals around the country that will introduce award-winning new musicals into communities where they are absent or in short supply. Mainstreet Musicals is a spin off of National Music Theater Network/NYMF. (more...)

Main Street Musicals Presents MAKING WAVES, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2010

Mainstreet Musicals and WBAI-Pacifica will present a benefit evening called MAKING WAVES on Monday, November 8th at The Society for Ethical Culture, 2 West 64th Street featuring Hal Linden among others. This is Mainstreet Musical's launch event highlighting songs from musicals that have changed minds, turned corners, roused ire, and generally uplifted the human spirit. The benefit evening will include performances by HAL LINDEN, JILL EIKENBERRY, MICHAEL TUCKER, MARY TESTA, DEBORAH MONK, CASS MORGAN, JANE SUMMERHAYS, CHRIS SARANDON, TIM JEROME, WALTER CHARLES, CAROLE DEMAS, K.T. SULLIVAN, DE'ADRE AZIZA and the cast of HAIR among others. The benefit will be directed by Charles Repole. Mainstreet Musicals and WBAI-Pacifica are teaming up to develop a network of local theatre festivals around the country that will introduce award-winning new musicals into communities where they are absent or in short supply. Mainstreet Musicals is a spin off of National Music Theater Network/NYMF. (more...)

Photo Coverage: FINIAN'S RAINBOW's Opening Night on Broadway - Arrivals
by Walter McBride - Oct 30, 2009

Finian's Rainbow began previews at Broadway's ST. James Theatre, 246 West 44 Street, on Thursday, October 8 at 8pm, and celebrated Opening Night, last night, Thursday, October 29 at 6:45pm. BroadwayWorld.com was there as the stars arrived for the first night festivities! (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Dramatists 60th Annual Spring Luncheon
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2009

NEW DRAMATISTS, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premiere playwright development workshop, honored the late Pulitzer Prize winning playwright Horton Foote with their 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award at its 60th Annual Spring Luncheon tribute, on Tuesday, May 19th at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 Broadway, between 45th and 46th Streets). New Dramatists 60th Annual Spring Luncheon has been underwritten by Bob Boyett. BroadwayWorld.com's cameras were there to capture the afternoon event. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Curtains Arrivals and Curtain Call
by Walter McBride - Mar 23, 2007

Curtains, a new, original musical comedy featuring one of the last scores by the legendary songwriting team of Kander & Ebb, opened Thursday, March 22 on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre, and BroadwayWorld was there! (more...)