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Photo Coverage: Benj Pasek & Justin Paul Among ASCAP Foundation Honorees
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 15, 2016

The 2016 ASCAP FOUNDATION HONORS were given out last night at Jazz at Lincoln Center's Appel Room last night and BroadwayWorld was there.

Kneehigh's Paul Crewes Takes Job as The Wallis' First Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

Paul Crewes, the pioneering head of Great Britain's innovative Kneehigh Theatre group, will take the artistic helm next month at the two-year old performing arts center in the heart of Beverly Hills.

Photo Flash: Actors Fund Honors The Edwin Forrest Society for Shakespeare's 450th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

As a pre-cursor to the Actors Fund's highly anticipated and recently record-breaking successful TONY Awards party, the organization that has been meeting the various needs of those within the field of entertainment, gathered to pay homage to the 450th birthday of William Shakespeare and arguably the first true star of the American theatre - Edwin Forrest.

Photo Coverage: Martin Charnin Honored with ASCAP Foundation's George M. Cohan Award
by Stephen Sorokoff - Dec 12, 2013

The ASCAP Foundation just honored Tony Award-winning lyricist and director of Annie Martin Charnin with the first-ever ASCAP Foundation George M. Cohan Award at their 18th annual Awards Ceremony last night, December 11th. The invitation-only event, hosted by ASCAP Foundation President Paul Williams, was held at the Allen Room, Frederick P. Rose Hall, Home of Jazz at Lincoln Center in New York City.

President Obama Honors Burt Bacharach and Hal David with The Gershwin Prize Tonight, 5/9
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2012

President Obama welcomed guests to the East Room at the White House tonight, May 9, for the In Performance at the White House series. The program honored Burt Bacharach and Hal David, legendary songwriters, with The Gershwin Prize. The following is a transcript of the president's award presentation.

Photo Flash: LA Music Center Honors Hal David
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2011

Paul Williams took center stage in the Crystal Ballroom of the Millennium Biltmore Hotel on Sunday, January 30th to praise the career of friend and colleague, Hal David. Singing snippets of Hal's hits like 'Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head,' 'I'll Never Fall In Love Again,' 'Close To You,' 'Walk On By' and many more, Williams declared 'If we tried to cover all of his work, we would have to continue this tribute tomorrow night.' An Honorary Committee that consisted of entertainment industry elite such as Charles Fox, Burt Bacharach, Michele Lee, Carl Reiner, and many more made the Music Center and Club 100's annual 'Magic Moments' gala THE place to be in Los Angeles on Sunday. Though many were on hand to praise Mr. David and his career, the patrons seemed to revolve around two primary tables. That of Mr. David himself, which included the evenings host, Paul Williams and Sally Kellerman (Who would later treat the audience to a selection of Mr David's songs from the stage) and table 10, hosted by noted cabaret singer Barbra Van Orden, which included Tippi Hedren, Florence Henderson, Robert David Hall, and Gary Austin. 'I had to be here tonight, if only to personally express my appreciation to Mr. David for his music and how much it has meant to me,' said Ms. Hedren. Ms. Henderson added, 'I thought I had a good idea about Hal's body of work when I arrived tonight, but as the evening progressed, I caught myself saying, 'He wrote that ... and that as well?' ... It's amazing to think how many great pieces of music he has given us.'

Photo Coverage: PROMISES, PROMISES CD Release Party!
by Peter James Zielinski - Jun 23, 2010

Yesterday, June 22, Sean Hayes, Kristin Chenoweth, Tony Goldwyn, Katie Finneran and Dick Latessa hosted a special 'Talk Back' and Q&A sessions as well as a CD signing in celebration of the new Broadway cast recording of Promises, Promises (available now via online and retail outlets. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the event.

Photo Coverage: Songwriters Hall of Fame
by BWW - Jun 8, 2007

The 38th Songwriters Hall Of Fame Ceremony was held at the Marriott Marquis in New York City on June 7, 2007.