Special Guests Katharine McPhee and Adrianna McPhee Join their Mom, Peisha, in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced that Katharine and Adriana McPhee will join their mom Peisha McPhee along with award-winning pianist Sergiu Tuhutziu for Chopin Meets Broadway at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 at 8:30pm. (more...)

Chris Isaacson Presents CHOPIN MEETS BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced Chopin Meets Broadway, the unique artistic collaboration of acclaimed vocalist Peisha McPhee and award-winning pianist Sergiu Tuhutziu for two shows only on Friday, September 30 and Saturday, October 1 at 8:30pm at the Catalina Bar & Grill in Hollywood.  (more...)

The Harlem Arts Festival Celebrates 5th Anniversary This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Celebrating its fifth year anniversary, the Harlem Arts Festival will return to Marcus Garvey Park June 25-26th, 2016 as the official summer kick-off event for Harlem residents and New Yorkers of all ages who love the arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rosie Perez, Robert Wilson, Tony Yazbeck and More at YoungArts 2016 Backyard Ball
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

On Saturday, January 9, 2016, the National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) kicked off its 35th anniversary with the organization's annual Backyard Ball performance and gala. Themed 'Celebrating 35 Years Through the Lens of the Future,' the evening honored director and actress Rosie Perez and director Robert Wilson with Arison Awards, and performer, Tony Award nominee, YoungArts Master Teacher and 1997 YoungArts Winner in Theater Tony Yazbeck with the Arison Alumni Award. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

YoungArts 35th Anniversary Gala Honors Rosie Perez, Robert Wilson and Tony Yazbeck Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2016

National YoungArts Week will culminate with the organization's largest annual fundraiser, the YoungArts Backyard Ball Performance and Gala, tonight, January 9, presented by MaxMara and emceed by Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor, singer and director, YoungArts Alumnus Billy Porter (1987 Winner in Theater). During the event, YoungArts will honor director and actress Rosie Perez and director Robert Wilson with the Arison Award, as well as performer, Tony Award nominee, YoungArts Master Teacher and 1997 YoungArts Winner in Theater Tony Yazbeck with the Arison Alumni Award, for their outstanding contributions and indelible impact on the arts. (more...)

YoungArts 35th Anniversary Gala to Honor Rosie Perez, Robert Wilson and Tony Yazbeck
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

National YoungArts Week will culminate with the organization's largest annual fundraiser, the YoungArts Backyard Ball Performance and Gala, presented by MaxMara and emceed by Tony and Grammy Award-winning actor, singer and director, YoungArts Alumnus Billy Porter (1987 Winner in Theater). During the event, YoungArts will honor director and actress Rosie Perez and director Robert Wilson with the Arison Award, as well as performer, Tony Award nominee, YoungArts Master Teacher and 1997 YoungArts Winner in Theater Tony Yazbeck with the Arison Alumni Award, for their outstanding contributions and indelible impact on the arts. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 10/17-10/18/2015
by - Oct 18, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, October 18, 2015 - Sunday, October 18, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Shoshana Bean and More Join Natalie Weiss in Rockwell Concert
by Stage Tube - Oct 18, 2015

Natalie Weiss recently made her return to Rockwell in Los Angeles. With Will Yanez on guitar, Natalie performed a stripped down set where she sang classic mashups, delivered hilarious banter, and of course broke down a few riffs. Her special guests included Shoshana Bean (Beaches, Wicked, Godspell), Luke Edgemon (The Voice, Glee), India Carney (The Voice), John Pinto Jr. (Book of Mormon). Check out footage from the show below! (more...)

National Arts Awards to Honor Sophia Loren, Lady Gaga, Herbie Hancock & More
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Americans for the Arts, the leading organization for advancing the arts and arts education in America, today announced its annual National Arts Awards honorees. (more...)

Andrew Rannells & More Set for YoungArts' 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

The National YoungArts Foundation today announces a dynamic roster of public programs for its 35th anniversary season encompassing a series of new performances, showcases, exhibitions, and interdisciplinary collaborations across a broad range of art forms-from the organization's first resident dance company Complexions Contemporary Ballet; and "Pairings at Ted's," a new dinner and performance  series; to site-specific installations and public discussions with creative leaders such as Daniel Arsham, Franklin Sirmans and Fab 5 Freddy. The season underscores YoungArts' longstanding commitment to supporting the nation's next generation of artists by providing transformative educational and professional opportunities, including master classes, workshops, and mentorship programs with such renowned arts leaders as Carrie Mae Weems, Mikhail Baryshnikov, Frank Gehry, Wynton Marsalis, Jeff Koons, Kerry Washington, Robert Redford, and Placido Domingo, among others. (more...)

2nd Annual YoungArts Awareness Day Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announces the second annual YoungArts Awareness Day, a national campaign recognizing the organization's impact on thousands of emerging artists with a call-to-action for future generations. Slated for today, September 24, 2015, this year's events will take place on the heels of National Arts in Education Week to emphasize the growing need for programs that foster development, provide access to financial rewards, and present the arts as a viable career path-especially as schools are rapidly eliminating the arts within their curricula. (more...)

2nd Annual YoungArts Awareness Day Set for 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts) today announces the second annual YoungArts Awareness Day, a national campaign recognizing the organization's impact on thousands of emerging artists with a call-to-action for future generations. Slated for Thursday, September 24, 2015, this year's events will take place on the heels of National Arts in Education Week to emphasize the growing need for programs that foster development, provide access to financial rewards, and present the arts as a viable career path-especially as schools are rapidly eliminating the arts within their curricula. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NYMF's HELD MOMENTARILY is an Interesting Work in Progress
by David Clarke - Jul 28, 2015

When I think of NYMF, I typically think of quirky musicals that would otherwise slip through the cracks of mainstream theatre. HELD MOMENTARILY: A NEW MUSICAL, with book, music, and lyrics by Oliver Houser, fits perfectly into this box, and given its previous performance history at 2014's New York International Fringe Festival, that is no surprise. (more...)

HELD MOMENTARILY with India Carney Extends at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

HELD MOMENTARILY - the new musical featuring India Carney, the singer and actress who was a 2015  finalist on NBC-TV's "The Voice"- has announced a second extension for its engagement at The New York Musical Theatre Festival. Scheduled to run through Monday, July 27, 2015, the production has added an additional performance on Thursday, July 23 at 9:00 PM at PTC Performance Space (555 West 42nd Street in New York). HELD MOMENTARILY features book, music and lyrics by Oliver Houser, was developed by Hunter Bird and includes additional material by Hunter Bird and James Zebooker. The show is directed by Harry Shifman and Scott Stein serves as Musical Director. For more information, please visit www.nymf.org/heldmomentarily. (more...)

Meet the Stars of NYMF: India Carney of HELD MOMENTARILY
by Nora Dominick - Jul 16, 2015

New York Musical Theatre Festival is in full swing and BroadwayWorld has taken the time to sit down with some of the stars of this years NYMF musicals. Like any great art form, musical theatre is shaped by the events and philosophies of the day. The strength and vitality of musical theatre lie in its ability to stay fresh and relevant. It was with that idea in mind, ten years ago, that the New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) was created - to provide an effective platform to introduce new shows, new perspectives, and new blood into the musical theatre canon. MEET THE STARS OF NYMF sits down with India Carney of HELD MOMENTARILY (more...)

HELD MOMENTARILY, Featuring India Carney, Extends at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

HELD MOMENTARILY -- the new musical featuring India Carney, the singer and actress who was a 2015 finalist on NBC-TV's 'The Voice' -- has extended its engagement at The New York Musical Theatre Festival. Scheduled to run July 20 to July 27, 2015, the production has added an additional performance on Tuesday, July 21 at 1:00 PM at PTC Performance Space (555 West 42nd Street in New York). (more...)

Photo Flash: NYMF 2015 Celebrates Opening Night at the Liberty Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) 2015 celebrated its official opening night earlier this week on Tuesday, July 7th, at the Liberty Theater. The event runs through July 27th, 2015. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

THE VOICE Finalist Joins Cast of New Musical HELD MOMENTARILY at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

India Carney - the singer and actress who was a finalist on NBC-TV's "The Voice" earlier in 2015 - will return to the cast of the new musical HELD MOMENTARILY for The New York Musical Theatre Festival production from July 20 to July 27, 2015. Carney was in the original cast when the show premiered last year.  HELD MOMENTARILY will run at PTC Performance Space (555 West 42nd Street in New York). The show features book, music and lyrics by Oliver Houser, was developed by Hunter Bird and includes additional material by Hunter Bird and James Zebooker. The show is directed by Harry Shifman and Scott Stein serves as Musical Director. For more information, please visit www.nymf.org/heldmomentarily. (more...)

NBC's THE VOICE Narrows Field to Top 12 Artists
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series “The Voice” has revealed the top 12 artists, all of whom will compete for the title beginning Monday, April 13 (8-10 p.m. ET/PT). (more...)

NBC's THE VOICE Completes Blind Auditions Rounds; 48 Artists to Face Battle Competition
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Coaches from NBC's Emmy Award-winning musical competition series "The Voice" have each selected their 12-member teams that will advance to the Battle Rounds phase of the competition. (more...)

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