Laura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck, Kate Baldwin, and More to Take the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below in OctoberLaura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck, Kate Baldwin, and More to Take the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Feinstein's/54 Below Presents Songs From Cult Classics, A Benefit for the ACLUFeinstein's/54 Below Presents Songs From Cult Classics, A Benefit for the ACLU
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

"Songs from Cult Classics to Benefit the ACLU" is returning to Feinstein's/54 Below for its second year! On Wednesday October 3rd at 9:30pm cult classic musical lovers will gather at Feinstein's/54 Below for a concert of songs from their favorite under-appreciated shows. Featuring a line up of Broadway performers and emerging artists, the evening will highlight songs revolving around the themes of oppression and hope. Proceeds will be donated to the ACLU. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TEMPLE OF SOULS at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

MULTISTAGES, in association with Dr. Judy Kuriansky and Jane Velez-Mitchell, is pleased to present a first look at  the award-winning musical, TEMPLE OF THE SOULS, co-written by poet Anita Velez-Mitchell, platinum-winning composers Dean Landon and Anika Paris,  and MultiStages Artistic Director Lorca Peress. Peress also helmed the production, with musical direction by Bruce Baumer, choreography by Enrique Brown, and visual design by Obie-winner Jan Hartley. TEMPLE OF THE SOULS is currently playing a limited engagement as part of the New York Musical Festival at Off-Broadway's The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd St., NY, NY 10036). Performances began last night  Wednesday, July 19 and continue until Sunday, July 23.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the new musical by award-winning Anita Velez-Mitchell, platinum-winning composers Dean Landon and Anika Paris, TEMPLE OF THE SOULS, with musical direction by Bruce Baumer, Enrique Brown, choreographer, and directed by Artistic Director Lorca Peress. TEMPLE OF THE SOULS will play a limited engagement as part of the New York Musical Festival at Off-Broadway's The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd St., NY, NY 10036). Performances begin Wednesday, July 19 and continue until Sunday, July 23. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

MULTISTAGES is pleased to announce the new musical by award-winning Anita Velez-Mitchell, platinum-winning composers Dean Landon and Anika Paris, TEMPLE OF THE SOULS, with musical direction by Bruce Baumer and directed by Artistic Director Lorca Peress. TEMPLE OF THE SOULS will play a limited engagement as part of the New York Musical Festival at Off-Broadway's The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd St., NY, NY 10036). Performances begin Wednesday, July 19 and continue until Sunday, July 23. Press are invited to all performances.   (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kerrigan & Lowdermilk's Immersive THE BAD YEARS in Brooklyn!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Broadway storytelling meets immersive spectacle in the workshop of the innovative house party musical THE BAD YEARS by Kerrigan & Lowdermilk. THE BAD YEARS returns to Brooklyn after a sold-out 2015 run at Loft 172. The new workshop, directed by Stephen Brackett (Buyer and Cellar) and choreographed by Jennifer Jancuska (BC Beat), follows sixteen twenty-somethings as they flirt, fight, and flip cup their way into adulthood. (more...)

Kerrigan-Lowdermilk's THE BAD YEARS Begins Immersive Workshop in Brooklyn Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Broadway storytelling meets immersive spectacle in the workshop of the innovative house party musical THE BAD YEARS by Kerrigan & Lowdermilk. THE BAD YEARS returns to Brooklyn after a sold-out 2015 run at Loft 172. (more...)

Kerrigan-Lowdermilk's THE BAD YEARS Gets Immersive Workshop in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Broadway storytelling meets immersive spectacle in the workshop of the innovative house party musical THE BAD YEARS by Kerrigan & Lowdermilk. THE BAD YEARS returns to Brooklyn after a sold-out 2015 run at Loft 172. (more...)

WICKED, ALADDIN and KINKY BOOTS Stars Celebrate Baldwin Wallace at BROADWAY SESSIONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Tonight, April 14th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes the '16 graduating class from Baldwin Wallace University, as well as special guest BW alumni. (more...)

WICKED, ALADDIN and KINKY BOOTS Stars to Celebrate Baldwin Wallace at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2016

This Thursday, April 14th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes the '16 graduating class from Baldwin Wallace University, as well as special guest BW alumni. (more...)

BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Explodes with Latino Verve at Beck Center
by Roy Berko - Feb 16, 2016

At the start of IN THE HEIGHTS, now in its locally produced premiere at Beck Center, Usnavi chases away Graffiti Pete, a graffiti artist, from in front of his Washington Heights 'bodega' (Spanish for a small neighbor grocery store). As the young owner raps, the lyrics and music set the mood for what is a three-day visit to the largely Hispanic/Latino neighborhood on the brink of change. It's a place where families bond, neighborhood ties are strong, and the George Washington Bridge casts its shadow across the hopes and dreams of the residents. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE TOXIC AVENGER Welcomes Starry Backstage Guests!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

Some special guests were attending the Sunday, September matinee of THE TOXIC AVENGER. Actor TONY PLANA who plays Betty's (AMERICA FERRARA) father on the ABC-TV hit 'UGLY BETTY' was there with his wife, actress ADA MARIS and their daughter, ISABEL (PLANA). Actress ANITA GILLETTE (who appeared in FLAMINGO COURT at New World Stages) was also there. So, all made a bee-line backstage to pay a 'between show' visit to the cast and band and to tell them what a TOX-A-RI-FIC time they had! (more...)