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Date Of Birth:
September 28, 1961 (59)
Birth Place:
Wayne, MI, USA
Bio:
Gregory Jbara began his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan with a minor in physics and a major in communications. By his second year he was enrolled as a theatre major and his third year was a founding inaugural class member of the renowned University of Michigan Musical Theatre ... (read complete bio)
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Date of Birth: September 28, 1961 (59)

Birth Place: Wayne, MI, USA

Bio:
Gregory Jbara began his undergraduate studies at the University of Michigan with a minor in physics and a major in communications. By his second year he was enrolled as a theatre major and his third year was a founding inaugural class member of the renowned University of Michigan Musical Theatre ... (read complete bio)
Kritzerland Announces Virtual Concert ALL THE WEILL Photo Kritzerland Announces Virtual Concert ALL THE WEILL
by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2021

For the 112th Kritzerland show, it's All the Weill, a celebration of the brilliant music of Kurt Weill, along with his equally brilliant lyricists, Bertolt Brecht, Ogden Nash, Langston Hughes, Ira Gershwin, Alan Jay Lerner, and Maxwell Anderson.

VIDEO: FOREVER PLAID Alumni Sing 'Never Met a Man I Didn't Like' in the Valley Villag Photo VIDEO: FOREVER PLAID Alumni Sing 'Never Met a Man I Didn't Like' in the Valley Villagers Virtual Choir
by Stage Tube - Feb 27, 2021

The Valley Villagers Virtual Choir, headed up by musical director Jeff Rizzo and producer/director Eric Andrist, have gathered together 70+ performers for their latest virtual choir video.

Photo Flash: Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns Surprise Casts Of BAA Onsta Photo Photo Flash: Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns Surprise Casts Of BAA Onstage's DEAR EDWINA and A KILLER PARTY
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2021

Last evening, Andréa Burns, Laura Osnes, and Jackie Burns attended a Zoom Promotional Party for BAA Onstage's productions of Dear Edwina Online Edition and A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. BAA Onstage is the affiliate production company of Broadway Artists Alliance of NYC.

Broadway Artists Alliance Launches Virtual Musical Program, BAAOnstage And Presents D Photo Broadway Artists Alliance Launches Virtual Musical Program, BAAOnstage And Presents DEAR EDWINA Online Edition
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 21, 2021

In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance assembled a stellar cast of 25 young performers to present Dear Edwina Online Edition as part of the inaugural season of 'BAAOnstage.' Created to provide a performance outlet for students during the era of quarantine, BAAOnstage gathers students from across the country to rehearse, film, and livestream musical productions - all remotely from home!

New Jersey Native Jennifer Johns-Grasso Directs Production Of A KILLER PARTY: A MURDE Photo New Jersey Native Jennifer Johns-Grasso Directs Production Of A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021

 In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance (BAA) assembled a 'killer' cast of twenty six young performers to present the virtual sensation A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. Highland, NJ resident Jennifer Johns-Grasso, the Founder and Artistic Director of BAA, directs the production.

Northern Virginia Native Mimi Robinson Assistant Directs A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYS Photo Northern Virginia Native Mimi Robinson Assistant Directs A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 19, 2021

In December of 2020, Broadway Artists Alliance assembled a 'killer' cast of twenty six young performers to present the virtual sensation A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical. Native Virginian Mimi Harlow Robinson, who now resides in New York City, assistant directed the production.

Ava Giorgione Of Capital Area School For The Arts Charter School to Appear in A KILLE Photo Ava Giorgione Of Capital Area School For The Arts Charter School to Appear in A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021

Ava Giorgione of Harrisburg will appear in a groundbreaking virtual musical, A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical, produced by 'BAA Onstage'. The show was conceived as a new style of online theatre by Jason Howland, Nathan Tysen, Kait Kerrigan, Rachel Axler and a team of 40+ Broadway professionals.

Stream THE SANTA HAT Starring Ed Asner, Michael Urie & Gregory Jbara, Shoshana Bean's Photo Stream THE SANTA HAT Starring Ed Asner, Michael Urie & Gregory Jbara, Shoshana Bean's SING YOUR HALLELUJAH & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 21, 2020

Broadway On Demand will present even more shows perfect for the holidays, including the reading of a new play, The Santa Hat, starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Ed Asner, two-time Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie, Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Gregory Jbara, and much more!

Ed Asner, Lucie Arnaz & Levi Kreis Lead THE SANTA HAT On Broadway On Demand Photo Ed Asner, Lucie Arnaz & Levi Kreis Lead THE SANTA HAT On Broadway On Demand
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 18, 2020

Ed Asner, Lucie Arnaz, and¬†Levi Kreis will lead an all star cast of performers - national, regional and local ‚Äď donating their time and talent for first and only world wide virtual reading of a new holiday script, ‚ÄúThe Santa Hat.‚Ä̬†

Theater Stories: AIN'T TOO PROUD, The Premiere of PIPPIN, The Debut of Mary Martin &  Photo Theater Stories: AIN'T TOO PROUD, The Premiere of PIPPIN, The Debut of Mary Martin & More About The Imperial Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2020

This week's Theater Stories features the Imperial Theatre. Learn about the stars and shows to have graced the theatre's stage, including Ethel Merman in Annie Get Your Gun and Gypsy; the Broadway premiere of Mary Martin; the theatre's current show, Ain't Too Proud, and much more!

VIDEO: The Valley Villagers Choir Performs 'The Story Goes On' Photo VIDEO: The Valley Villagers Choir Performs 'The Story Goes On'
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2020

The Valley Villagers Choir had to stop rehearsing and performing together when the Covid pandemic hit. But that hasn't stopped their leaders from getting people to keep singing. Founders Eric Andrist and Jeff Rizzo created a 'virtual' division for the choir and recently released their second virtual choir video, this time for Grandparent's Day. 

Tony-Winner Gregory Jbara Leads Emergency Medicine Foundation Silent Auction For COVI Photo Tony-Winner Gregory Jbara Leads Emergency Medicine Foundation Silent Auction For COVID-19 Research
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 9, 2020

Blue Bloods actor and Tony Award winner Gregory Jbara leads Emergency Medicine Foundation Silent Auction benefitting the American College of Emergency Physicians.

VIDEO: Watch Charl Brown, Cady Huffman, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More in the 'Resilient' M Photo VIDEO: Watch Charl Brown, Cady Huffman, Daphne Rubin-Vega & More in the 'Resilient' Music Video
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 12, 2020

The 'Resilient Project' unites emergency healthcare professionals from across the country with over 60 Broadway theatre artists to virtually perform 'RESILIENT', a song of inspiration and strength created by Dave Ogrin and Jay Berkow from their new musical Mata Hari.

PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE ODD COUPLE by Neil Simon Photo PLAY OF THE DAY! Today's Play: THE ODD COUPLE by Neil Simon
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2020

During this time when productions all over the world have been put on pause, we are coming together to celebrate plays that have left their mark on theater history. This week we will be focusing on the plays of Neil Simon.

BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault- Gregory Jbara Sings from THE DOCTOR'S WIFE Photo BWW Exclusive: Songs from the Vault- Gregory Jbara Sings from THE DOCTOR'S WIFE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2020

In 2005, BroadwayWorld gathered a slew of stars for Standing Ovations 3, a special concert event at Joe's Pub benefitting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. Below, watch as Gregory Jbara sings from The Doctor's Wife.

Broadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008! Photo Broadway Rewind: BILLY ELLIOT Pirouettes to Broadway in 2008!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2020

Billy Elliot made a huge splash in London in 2005 before it crossed the Atlantic. The Broadway production opened at the Imperial Theatre on November 13, 2008, where it remained for over three years and 1312 performances. The show made Tony winners of its three pint-sized leading men (David √Ālvarez, Trent Kowalik and Kiril Kulish) and picked up nine other Tonys that season. The production also notabley starred Haydn Gwynne, Gregory Jbara and a young, future Tony-winner, Santino Fontana.

Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, January 17, 2020 Photo Scoop: Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BLUE BLOODS on CBS - Friday, January 17, 2020
by TV Scoop - Jan 2, 2020

Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of BLUE BLOODS, airing on CBS on Friday, January 17, 2020!

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes Teaches at One Day Master Class With Broadway Artists Allian Photo Photo Flash: Laura Osnes Teaches at One Day Master Class With Broadway Artists Alliance
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2019

On Sunday, October 13th, Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes spent the day with a group of students at Broadway Artists Alliance, workshopping audition material and sharing stories about her experience on Broadway. Osnes was most recently seen on Broadway in the critically acclaimed production Bandstand, in which she originated the role of Julia Trojan and was nominated for a Drama Desk Award. Osnes is also well known for her starring turns in Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella (Ella, Tony Award Nomination), Bonnie and Clyde (Bonnie, Tony Award Nomination), Anything Goes (Hope Harcourt), South Pacific (Nellie Forbush) and Grease (Sandy). Osnes took time out of her busy schedule to connect with the students and share her advice for navigating the theater industry.

Photo Flash: Tony Award-Winner Beth Leavel Mentors Broadway Artist Alliance Students Photo Photo Flash: Tony Award-Winner Beth Leavel Mentors Broadway Artist Alliance Students
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2019

On Thursday, July 25th, Tony¬ģ Award winner Beth Leavel stopped by Broadway Artists Alliance to share some words of wisdom before the students' highly anticipated industry showcase. Leavel has been starring as Dee Dee McAllen in the Broadway hit The Prom for the last year, a role for which she received a Tony¬ģ Award nomination for Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical. She is also well known for her Tony¬ģ Award win for The Drowsy Chaperone, and her other Broadway credits include Bandstand (June Adams), Elf (Emily), Baby It's You! (Florence Greenberg, Tony¬ģ Award nomination), Mamma Mia (Donna), 42nd Street (Annie, Dorothy Brock), Showboat (Ellie), and The Civil War (Mabel, Mrs. Bixby).¬† Leavel took time out of her busy show schedule to connect with the students and share her advice for navigating the theater industry.¬†

Photo Flash: Santino Fontana Makes A Surprise Appearance At Broadway Artists Alliance Photo Photo Flash: Santino Fontana Makes A Surprise Appearance At Broadway Artists Alliance
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2019

On Thursday, July 18th, Tony¬ģ Award winner Santino Fontana surprised the students of Broadway Artists Alliance during their exciting week of master classes and rehearsals in the heart of New York City. It's been a little over a month since Fontana took home the 2019 Tony¬ģ award for playing Michael Dorsey/Dorothy Michaels in Tootsie, but he is also well known for his roles in Cinderella, Hello, Dolly!, Billy Elliot, The Importance of Being Earnest, and for his various roles on screen in shows and movies like Frozen, Crazy-Ex Girlfriend and Fosse/Verdon. Fontana took time out of his busy show schedule to share some encouraging words with the young performers.

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