Photo Coverage: Remembering Lynn Cohen Photo Coverage: Remembering Lynn Cohen
by Walter McBride - Feb 19, 2020

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, actress Lynn Cohen who gained fame in 'Sex and the City' and 'The Hunger Games' died on February 14th. Cohen has appeared in over 120 movies as well as a string of Broadway and Off-Broadway plays and television appearances. She was 86. Today, BroadwayWorld remembers Cohen with a look back at some photos from our archives... (more...)

Stage Actor and SEX AND THE CITY Star Lynn Cohen Passes Away Stage Actor and SEX AND THE CITY Star Lynn Cohen Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

Screen and stage actor Lynn Cohen has passed away. (more...)

BWW Review: Beautifully Realized Chamber Musical BROADBEND, ARKANSAS Examines A Family's Legacy From The 60s Civil Rights Movement BWW Review: Beautifully Realized Chamber Musical BROADBEND, ARKANSAS Examines A Family's Legacy From The 60s Civil Rights Movement
by Michael Dale - Nov 18, 2019

There is a firm, but understated strength that permeates the atmosphere during Broadbend, Arkansas, the beautifully realized two-person chamber musical created by composer Ted Shen and librettists Ellen Fitzhugh and Harrison David Rivers, depicting an event during the 1960s Civil Rights Movement in one act and its legacy in the next. (more...)

Transport Group Announces Denise Dickens as New Executive Director Transport Group Announces Denise Dickens as New Executive Director
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

Transport Group announced today that Denise Dickens, formerly of Abingdon Theatre Company, will join the company as its new executive director, replacing Lori Fineman, outgoing executive director. Dickens will join founding Artistic Director Jack Cummings III at the helm of the off-Broadway, award-winning, non-profit theatre company. (more...)

Photo Flash: Transport Group Celebrates Opening Night of BROADBEND, ARKANSAS Photo Flash: Transport Group Celebrates Opening Night of BROADBEND, ARKANSAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

Transport Group presents its world premiere musical Broadbend, Arkansas, starring Justin Cunningham ('When They See Us') and Danyel Fulton. Broadbend, Arkansas, presented in association with The Public Theater, with libretto by Ellen Fitzhugh and Harrison David Rivers, and music and additional lyrics by Ted Shen, directed by OBIE-winning artistic director Jack Cummings III, opened just last night, November 10 at The Duke on 42nd Street in New 42nd Street Studios, 229 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Transport Group's BROADBEND, ARKANSAS Photo Flash: First Look at Transport Group's BROADBEND, ARKANSAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Transport Group presents its world premiere musical Broadbend, Arkansas, starring Justin Cunningham ('When They See Us') and Danyel Fulton. Broadbend, Arkansas, presented in association with The Public Theater, with libretto by Ellen Fitzhugh and Harrison David Rivers, and music and additional lyrics by Ted Shen, directed by OBIE-winning artistic director Jack Cummings III, opens on Sunday, November 10 at The Duke on 42nd Street in New 42nd Street Studios, 229 West 42nd Street.  (more...)

Bonnie Milligan & Natalie Walker, Betsy Wolfe, and More Highlight Next Month at 54 Below Bonnie Milligan & Natalie Walker, Betsy Wolfe, and More Highlight Next Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019

This 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...)

Ron Simons To Host THE THEATERMAKERS- A Black Theater Preview Fall Edition At The Schomburg Center Ron Simons To Host THE THEATERMAKERS- A Black Theater Preview Fall Edition At The Schomburg Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2019

Today, AUDELCO (Audience Development Committee) President Jackie Jeffries , Project1Voice Founder and CEO Erich McMillan-McCall , Marcia Pendelton , President of Walk Tall Girl Productions/Black Theater Online, and the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture (Kevin Young, Director, Schomburg Center) announced THE THEATERMAKERS - A Black Theater Preview: Fall Edition. (more...)

Casting Announced For Transport Group's BROADBEND, ARKANSAS Casting Announced For Transport Group's BROADBEND, ARKANSAS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

Transport Group has announced that the cast of its world premiere musical Broadbend, Arkansas will be Justin Cunningham (a?oeWhen They See Usa??) and Danyel Fulton. Broadbend, Arkansas, presented in association with the Public Theater, with libretto by Ellen Fitzhugh and Harrison David Rivers, and music and additional lyrics by Ted Shen, directed by OBIE-winning artistic director Jack Cummings III, begins performances Friday, October 25 at 7:30pm at at The Duke on 42nd Street in New 42nd Street Studios, 229 West 42nd Street. The opening is set for Sunday, November 10 at 7:30pm. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Transport Group Announces 2019-2020 Season; World Premiere of BROADBEND, ARKANSAS & Beth Malone as MOLLY BROWN Transport Group Announces 2019-2020 Season; World Premiere of BROADBEND, ARKANSAS & Beth Malone as MOLLY BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

Transport Group has announced its 2019-2020 mainstage season of two productions (more...)

Original Off-Broadway Recording Of RENASCENCE is Now Available Original Off-Broadway Recording Of RENASCENCE is Now Available
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

Yellow Sound Label and Broadway Records announced today that the Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of RENASCENCE is now available digitally and at BroadwayRecords.com, and in stores on Friday, May 31. RENASCENCE won the 2019 Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical and was originally produced Off-Broadway by Transport Group. RENASCENCE has music by Carmel Dean (musical director for If/Then, American Idiot), lyrics from the poems of Pulitzer Prize Winner Edna St. Vincent Millay, and a book by Tony nominee Dick Scanlan (Thoroughly Modern Millie, Everyday Rapture). Orchestrations are by Tony winner Michael Starobin (Assasins, Next to Normal). The album was produced by Michael Croiter (Matilda, Heathers), Carmel Dean and Dick Scanlan. (more...)

Santino Fontana, Rachel Bay Jones, Beth Malone, and More Lead Transport Group's SWEET CHARITY in Concert Santino Fontana, Rachel Bay Jones, Beth Malone, and More Lead Transport Group's SWEET CHARITY in Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Transport Group has announced initial casting for Sweet Charity-its musical in this season's Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series. (more...)

Out of the Box Theatrics To Present PRIVATE PROPERTY As Part Of Building the Box Series Out of the Box Theatrics To Present PRIVATE PROPERTY As Part Of Building the Box Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

A pair of mid-career Canadian artists visit an older, wealthy couple they met by chance at a holiday party. (more...)

BWW Review: BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse - A New American Musical that Touches the Heart and Mind BWW Review: BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse - A New American Musical that Touches the Heart and Mind
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 15, 2019

The East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon, is now onstage at Paper Mill Playhouse through Sunday, May 5. This new musical enjoys outstanding direction by Jack Cummings III, clever choreography by Scott Rink, and top musical direction by J. Oconor Navarro with orchestrations by Michael Starobin. The show's marvelous cast brings the honest, touching, and entertaining story to life on the Millburn stage. (more...)

BENNY & JOON Begins Performances at Paper Mill Tomorrow, April 4 BENNY & JOON Begins Performances at Paper Mill Tomorrow, April 4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon begins performances TOMORROW, Thursday, April 4. (more...)

Hey, Big Spender! Transport Group Announces SWEET CHARITY IN CONCERT Hey, Big Spender! Transport Group Announces SWEET CHARITY IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Transport Group announces its next musical in concert, Sweet Charity! Sweet Charity in Concert takes place Monday, June 17, 2019 at 8pm at the Merkin Concert Hall at Kaufman Music Center, 129 West 67 Street. (more...)

Transport Group To Honor Carmel Dean & Michael Starobin Transport Group To Honor Carmel Dean & Michael Starobin
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2018

Transport Group will honor Tony Award-winning orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Monday, March 11, at The Current, Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers, and includes a seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions. (more...)

Win 2 House Seats to HAMILTON & Backstage Tour with Cast Member Marc delaCruz Win 2 House Seats to HAMILTON & Backstage Tour with Cast Member Marc delaCruz
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2018

See the smash hit, Hamilton on Broadway from the best seats in the house in New York City. Then meet cast member Marc delaCruz and go backstage after the show! (more...)

Tom Ligon Stars in Ray Leslee's A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL at St. Mark's Church Tom Ligon Stars in Ray Leslee's A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL at St. Mark's Church
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2018

Tired of the same old Christmas Carol? Downtown Music Productions presents A Chamber Christmas Carol at the gorgeous St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. Composer Ray Leslee (Avenue X, Standup Shakespeare) has created a brand-new take on the holiday season's most prolific tale. This ONE NIGHT ONLY event features a virtuoso company of five musicians and five actors who play 35 roles, telling the classic tale through Leslee's music and selections from Dickens' masterpiece. Tom Ligon (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) stars as Scrooge. The cast includes Mark Boyett, Jack McCarthy, JD Mollison and Alex Sunderhaus. The musicians are Broadway veterans Jack Bashkow (woodwinds), Jeff Carney (bass), Marshall Coid (violin), Ron Hay (trombone) and Mimi Stern-Wolfe at the piano. Margarett Perry directs. (more...)

Mia Katigbak, Eunice Wong, and David Huynh Cast in THE TRIAL OF THE CATONSVILLE NINE Mia Katigbak, Eunice Wong, and David Huynh Cast in THE TRIAL OF THE CATONSVILLE NINE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2018

Transport Group has announced that casting for The Trial of the Catonsville Nine, written by Daniel Berrigan and directed by artistic director Jack Cummings III, includes Mia Katigbak (Awake and Sing!, I Remember Mama), Eunice Wong (Mourning Becomes Electra, Smart People) and David Huynh (Henry VI, A Midsummer Night's Dream). The Trial of the Catonsville Nine runs Wednesday, January 16 through Sunday, February 23, 2019 at the Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street. The opening night is scheduled for Wednesday, February 6 at 7:30pm. (more...)

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