Broadway to Dim Its Lights Tomorrow Night in Memory of Mary Rodgers Guettel
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

The Broadway community mourns the loss of accomplished author, screenwriter and composer, Mary Rodgers Guettel, who passed away on Thursday at age 83. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory Saturday, June 28th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Photo Flashback: Remembering Mary Rodgers
by Walter McBride - Jun 27, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Mary Rodgers Guettel died at her home in Manhattan yesterday morning after a long illness, according to her son Alec Guettel. She was 83 years old. We remember the Broadway legend below. (more...)

Broadway Composer Mary Rodgers Guettel Passes Away at 83
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Mary Rodgers Guettel died at her home in Manhattan this morning after a long illness, according to her son Alec Guettel. She was 83 years old. (more...)

Broadway Producer and Film Exec Henry Guettel Passes Away
by TV News Desk - Oct 7, 2013

Film executive and Broadway producer Henry Guettel died of pneumonia on October 7, 2013, in Southampton, New York, according to his wife Mary Rodgers Guettel. He was 85. (more...)

THIRTEEN's Broadway: The American Musical Returns to PBS Tonight, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2012

Today, with musicals such as The Book of Mormon enjoying phenomenal box office success, revivals like The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess delighting new generations, and musical stage versions of popular films such as Once and Newsies dominating the Tony Awards, Broadway is proving yet again that its vitality and magic endure. Nominated for five 2005 Primetime Emmy Awards and winner of two, including Outstanding Nonfiction Series, THIRTEEN's landmark Broadway: The American Musical returns tonight, October 7 at 10 p.m., and continues on six consecutive Sundays through November 11 (check local listings). (more...)

Thirteen's BROADWAY: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL to Return to PBS 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2012

Thirteen's acclaimed BROADWAY: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL will return to PBS for a show-stopping encore on Sunday, October 7 at 10 pm/ET. (more...)

Thirteen's BROADWAY: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL to Return to PBS 10/7
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2012

Thirteen's acclaimed BROADWAY: THE AMERICAN MUSICAL will return to PBS for a show-stopping encore on Sunday, October 7 at 10 pm/ET. (more...)

THIRTEEN's Broadway: The American Musical Returns To PBS, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2012

Today, with musicals such as The Book of Mormon enjoying phenomenal box office success, revivals like The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess delighting new generations, and musical stage versions of popular films such as Once and Newsies dominating the Tony Awards, Broadway is proving yet again that its vitality and magic endure. Nominated for five 2005 Primetime Emmy Awards and winner of two, including Outstanding Nonfiction Series, THIRTEEN's landmark Broadway: The American Musical returns Sunday, October 7 at 10 p.m., and continues on six consecutive Sundays through November 11 (check local listings). (more...)

Mary Rodgers Guettel Plans to Release Memoir in 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2012

Composer and writer Mary Rodgers Guettel is at work on her memoirs, according to the New York Post. (more...)

Thomas Schumacher Interviews Mary Rodgers for Music-Theatre Group, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011

Music-Theatre Group has announced 'Hey, Mary': An Interview with Mary Rodgers (Griffin and the Minor Canon, Once Upon A Mattress, Hey, Love) moderated by her colleague and friend Thomas Schumacher (Producer and President, Disney Theatrical Group) about her music, her muses, and the fascinating world of musical theatre that she was born into and has helped shape. The not to be missed one-night only talk will take place on Monday, May 16th at 10 Jay Street, 9th Floor in DUMBO at 6:00 p.m. (more...)

MTG Presents HEY, MARY: AN INTERVIEW WITH MARY RODGERS
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2011

Music-Theatre Group (Diane Wondisford, Producing Director) has announced "Hey, Mary": An Interview with Mary Rodgers (Griffin and the Minor Canon, Once Upon A Mattress, Hey, Love) moderated by her colleague and friend Thomas Schumacher (Producer and President, Disney Theatrical Group) about her music, her muses, and the fascinating world of musical theatre that she was born into and has helped shape. (more...)

Thomas Schumacher Interviews Mary Rogers for Music-Theatre Group, 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2011

Music-Theatre Group has announced 'Hey, Mary': An Interview with Mary Rodgers (Griffin and the Minor Canon, Once Upon A Mattress, Hey, Love) moderated by her colleague and friend Thomas Schumacher (Producer and President, Disney Theatrical Group) about her music, her muses, and the fascinating world of musical theatre that she was born into and has helped shape. The not to be missed one-night only talk will take place on Monday, May 16th at 10 Jay Street, 9th Floor in DUMBO at 6:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The New 42nd St. Gala Honors Bill Irwin
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Nov 9, 2010

Last night, November 8, The New 42nd Street Gala honored Tony Award winning actor Bill Irwin. The annual event, which this year celebrates The New Victory Theater Education Program, featured guests Nathan Lane, Jonathan Demme, new vaudeville troupe The Handsome Little Devils and Full Circle Productions (under the direction of Gabriel 'Kwikstep' Dionisio and Ana 'Rokafella' Garcia), Kevin Kline, Phoebe Cates Kline and more. After accepting his award, Irwin took the stage with 12 4th graders from PS/IS 111 to present a special musical vaudeville finale, the product of student workshops led by Irwin with children from The New Victory Education Residency program. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the event and brings you photo coverage below. (more...)

THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Comes to Philadelphia Theatre Co. 11/13 - 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2009

The romance of Florence comes to life on stage as Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 2009-2010 season with the hit Broadway musical The Light in the Piazza with book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel on November 13 - December 6. Directed by Joe Calarco, the ensemble cast features Whitney Bashor, Sherri Edelen, Joe Guzman, Ken Krugman, Kyra Miller, Fran Prisco, Matthew Scott, and Maureen Torsney-Weir. (more...)

THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Comes to Philadelphia Theatre Co. 11/13 - 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2009

The romance of Florence comes to life on stage as Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 2009-2010 season with the hit Broadway musical The Light in the Piazza with book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel on November 13 - December 6. Directed by Joe Calarco, the ensemble cast features Whitney Bashor, Sherri Edelen, Joe Guzman, Ken Krugman, Kyra Miller, Fran Prisco, Matthew Scott, and Maureen Torsney-Weir. (more...)

THE LIGHT IN THE PIAZZA Comes to Philadelphia Theatre Co. 11/13 - 12/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2009

The romance of Florence comes to life on stage as Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 2009-2010 season with the hit Broadway musical The Light in the Piazza with book by Craig Lucas and music and lyrics by Adam Guettel on November 13 - December 6. Directed by Joe Calarco, the ensemble cast features Whitney Bashor, Sherri Edelen, Joe Guzman, Ken Krugman, Kyra Miller, Fran Prisco, Matthew Scott, and Maureen Torsney-Weir. (more...)

A Salute to Harold Prince Benefit with Mazzie, Daniely, Barrett, Haran May 3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2005

On Tuesday, May 3, the NEW YORK FESTIVAL OF SONG salutes Harold Prince with a benefit concert titled A PRINCE OF A FELLA beginning at 7 p.m. at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall. The performance will be followed by a seated dinner beginning at 8:30 p.m. at Shelly's New York, 104 West 57th St. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stella Adler Gala/Passing of the Torch - Brando to Beatty
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2004

Genius was honored and a legend was remembered at the Stella by Starlight Gala for the world famous Stella Adler Studio of Acting. (more...)