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Student Blog: Letters from a Nobody in New York #6: Meet a Professor, Dean Liza Genna Photo Student Blog: Letters from a Nobody in New York #6: Meet a Professor, Dean Liza Gennaro!
by Student Blogger: Liam Joshua Munn - Apr 26, 2021

There is something really exciting about a Brand New Musical Theatre Program in New York City - Welcome to the Manhattan School of Music's New Musical Theatre Degree! I had the pleasure of speaking with Liza Gennaro, the Associate Dean and Director of the Musical Theatre Program at MSM. MSM has produced several quarantine musicals over the last year, including Rupert Holmes's The Mystery of Edwin Drood!

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Presents ACTING FOR THE CAMERA WI Photo Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts Presents ACTING FOR THE CAMERA WITH DON STEPHENSON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 10, 2020

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is announcing that registration is currently available for the 12-part online workshop Acting For The Camera with Don Stephenson. Sessions will be held online via Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. starting January 26, 2021, and will continue through March 4.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 21- with LaChanze, Heidi Schreck, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, October 21- with LaChanze, Heidi Schreck, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 21, 2020

Today (October 21) in live streaming: LaChanze visits Backstage Live, Our America: A Concert for the Soul of the Nation, and so much more!

New Dates Announced For Acting For The Camera Workshop at Bay Street Theater Photo New Dates Announced For Acting For The Camera Workshop at Bay Street Theater
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2020

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is announcing new dates for the online workshop Acting For The Camera with Don Stephenson, now open for registration. Sessions will now be held online via Zoom on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6 to 7:30 p.m. starting October 13.

Bay Street Theater Announces Online Workshops This Fall Photo Bay Street Theater Announces Online Workshops This Fall
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2020

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce two online workshops, Acting For The Camera with Don Stephenson and Musical Theater Club: Reading Ragtime! with Marcia Milgrom Dodge are open for registration.

Fall Schedule Of Classes and Workshops Announced at Bay Street Theater Photo Fall Schedule Of Classes and Workshops Announced at Bay Street Theater
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 3, 2020

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced its fall schedule of classes and workshops are now open for registration. Classes will be held online via Zoom or in-person in outdoor and social-distanced settings, and vary from on-camera acting workshops, to musical theater reading clubs, to performances of Shakespeare. For additional information, contact Director of Education Allen O'Reilly at allen@baystreet.org.

Broadway Rewind: TITANIC Sails On Again in Concert! Photo Broadway Rewind: TITANIC Sails On Again in Concert!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 9, 2020

Today we rewind to 2014, when Manhattan Concert Productions brought back Titanic. Titanic made its Broadway debut in 1997 to critical acclaim, winning five Tony Awards including the award for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston and book by Peter Stone.

Linda Eder, Alice Ripley, David Yazbek Ft. Lilli Cooper and More are Heading to Feins Photo Linda Eder, Alice Ripley, David Yazbek Ft. Lilli Cooper and More are Heading to Feinstein's/54 Below This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 2, 2020

This Month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW will present some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

THE GLORIOUS DEATH OF COMRADE WHAT'S-HIS-NAME Returns To Feinstein's/54 Below Photo THE GLORIOUS DEATH OF COMRADE WHAT'S-HIS-NAME Returns To Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Jan 28, 2020

Next Week At Feinstein's/54 Below: Beth Leavel, Tony Yazbeck, Andy Karl & Orfeh, And  Photo Next Week At Feinstein's/54 Below: Beth Leavel, Tony Yazbeck, Andy Karl & Orfeh, And More!
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 17, 2020

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.

International Human Rights Art Festival to Present New Play SELL ME: I AM FROM NORTH  Photo International Human Rights Art Festival to Present New Play SELL ME: I AM FROM NORTH KOREA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 25, 2019

International Human Rights Art Festival presents the premiere of Sora Baek's profound portrait of North Korean defectors - SELL ME: I Am From North Korea - directed by Amanda Kate Joshi. SELL ME: I Am From North Korea is inspired by the true stories of North Korean defectors who risk everything to escape one of Earth's most repressive regimes.

Photo Flash: Marlo Thomas, Joe DiPietro and More Celebrate Opening of LAST DAYS OF SU Photo Photo Flash: Marlo Thomas, Joe DiPietro and More Celebrate Opening of LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 30, 2019

The new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER opened this past Friday, October 25th to unanimous rave reviews at George Street Playhouse. Under the direction of Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER), LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

BWW Review: LAST DAYS OF SUMMER ‚Ä" The New Musical at George Street Playhouse is a S Photo BWW Review: LAST DAYS OF SUMMER ‚Ä" The New Musical at George Street Playhouse is a Sure-Fire Hit
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 29, 2019

George Street Playhouse (GSP) is kicking off their 2019/2020 Season with a new musical that is a sure-fire hit. 'Last Days of Summer' has everything going for it. The show presents a captivating story, stellar cast, a memorable score, and spirited dance numbers. Directed by Jeff Calhoun, it features a book and lyrics by Steve Kluger with music by Jason Howland.

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Photo VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Stage Tube - Oct 25, 2019

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is October 25th. LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). Get a first look at cast members Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton and more in action!

Exclusive: Get A First Look At Teal Wicks, Bobby Conte Thornton, And More In LAST DAY Photo Exclusive: Get A First Look At Teal Wicks, Bobby Conte Thornton, And More In LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Alan Henry - Oct 18, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in Rehearsal For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Photo VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in Rehearsal For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is October 25th. LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

Performances Begin Tuesday For New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Photo Performances Begin Tuesday For New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Julie Musbach - Oct 10, 2019

Performances are set to begin this Tuesday, October 15th, with the official Opening Night on October 25th, for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

BWW Interview: Julian Emile Lerner in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playhouse  Photo BWW Interview: Julian Emile Lerner in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playhouse 10/15 to 11/10
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 10, 2019

George Street Playhouse opens their inaugural season at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) with 'Last Days of Summer.' It is based on the contemporary novel by Steve Kluger and directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun with music by Grammy winner Jason Howland. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Julian Emile Lerner who plays Joey Margolis in the show.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playho Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Oct 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at rehearsals for George Street Playhouse's new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kruger (based on his best-selling novel), and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

VIDEO: Making A "Big" Impact With LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, a New Musical Directed by Jef Photo VIDEO: Making A "Big" Impact With LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, a New Musical Directed by Jeff Calhoun
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019

A new video debuted on YouTube this week featuring LAST DAYS OF SUMMER cast members Danny Binstock and Julian Lerner paying homage to a classic 1980s film.

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