Photo Flash: Tim Connell Returns To NYC At The Triad Photo Flash: Tim Connell Returns To NYC At The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

After making his critically acclaimed Carnegie Hall debut earlier this year with the Mabel Mercer Foundation's All The Things You Are & invited to be among the vocal artists at the final night of the 30th Anniversary Mabel Mercer Cabaret Convention at Jazz at Lincoln Center in October, Tim Connell returned to the NY cabaret stage in an intimate evening of song and musing on romance. (more...)

Artist Series Concerts Takes A Musical Trip Through The '60s With Vocalist Jennifer Sheehan Artist Series Concerts Takes A Musical Trip Through The '60s With Vocalist Jennifer Sheehan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota launches its 24th season with the return of acclaimed vocalist Jennifer Sheehan in a?oeI Know a Place,a?? her tribute to favorite hits of the '60s. Sheehan and her trio, which includes noted Broadway pianist James Followell, guitarist Stephen Benson and percussionist Dan Gross, offers a rich, and dare we say, groovy, assortment of tunes covering everything from Broadway, the Beatles and Bossa Nova, to Bacharach, Blossom Dearie, Simon and Garfunkel and so much more. Guests are also encouraged to don their favorite '60s attire. (more...)

Tim Connell Returns to Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room Tim Connell Returns to Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Broadway performer, and Willow Grove, PA raised, Tim Connell returns to The Celebrity Room with a new show at the Celebrity Room at Dino's Backstage in Glenside, PA. Fans can get a chance to see Connell's new show There's This Thing...a musical reflection of life's hoopla on October 20 and 21. Returning with him is musical director and accompanist James Followell with direction by Steven Petrillo. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lee Roy Reams Celebrates 42nd Street on 54th Street Photo Coverage: Lee Roy Reams Celebrates 42nd Street on 54th Street
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 8, 2017

Besides being an extraordinary and illustrious Broadway actor, singer, dancer, choreographer and director Lee Roy Reams is one of the best raconteurs you could ever spend an evening with. (more...)

The Midtown International Theatre Festival Returns!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

The MITF Awards Return! John Chatterton's 17th Summer Fest yielded an amazing crop of productions. Award Ceremony will be directly after the current festival: MIDTOWN INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL: AUTUMN ARTS 2016 October 26 - November 20 at the Jewel Box @ The WorkShop 312 W 36th Street, NYC www.midtownfestival.org (more...)

The Midtown International Theatre Festival Returns!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2016

The MITF Awards Return! John Chatterton's 17th Summer Fest yielded an amazing crop of productions. Award Ceremony will be directly after the current festival: MIDTOWN INTERNATIONAL THEATRE FESTIVAL: AUTUMN ARTS 2016 October 26 - November 20 at the Jewel Box @ The WorkShop 312 W 36th Street, NYC www.midtownfestival.org (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at INSOMNIA: A NEW MUSICAL at MITF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

The Midtown International Theater Festival (MITF) presents Insomnia with music and lyrics by Charles Bloom and book by Theo Wolf. Ovi Vargas directs a cast of seven, including Philip Skinner, Jesse Manocherian*, Anette Michelle Sanders*, Lauren Lukacek*, Chris Brick*, Tyler Milliron*, and Dennis Holland*. Insomnia is being staged at the Main Stage, 312 West 36th Street in New York City from August 2-7, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Bloom & Wolf's INSOMNIA: A NEW MUSICAL to Play MITF This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

The Midtown International Theater Festival (MITF) presents Insomnia with music and lyrics by Charles Bloom and book by Theo Wolf. Ovi Vargas directs a cast of seven, including Philip Skinner, Jesse Manocherian*, Anette Michelle Sanders*, Lauren Lukacek*, Chris Brick*, Tyler Milliron*, and Dennis Holland* (Bway: The Music Man, Peter Pan). Insomnia is being staged at the Main Stage, 312 West 36th Street in New York City from August 2-7, 2016. (more...)

Bloom & Wolf's INSOMNIA: A NEW MUSICAL to Play MITF This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Midtown International Theater Festival (MITF) presents Insomnia with music and lyrics by Charles Bloom and book by Theo Wolf. Ovi Vargas directs a cast of seven, including Philip Skinner, Jesse Manocherian*, Anette Michelle Sanders*, Lauren Lukacek*, Chris Brick*, Tyler Milliron*, and Dennis Holland* (Bway: The Music Man, Peter Pan). Insomnia is being staged at the Main Stage, 312 West 36th Street in New York City from August 2-7, 2016. (more...)

Photo Flash: York Theatre Company's PLAID TIDINGS Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

The York Theatre Company presentation of the New York premiere of PLAID TIDINGS, the holiday edition of the ever popular Forever Plaid, with book by Stuart Ross, original Forever Plaid vocal and musical arrangements by James Raitt, and vocal and musical arrangements by James Raitt, Brad Ellis, Raymond Berg and David Snyder, opened last night, December 13, 2015. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at York Theatre Company's PLAID TIDINGS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, presents the New York premiere of PLAID TIDINGS, the holiday edition of the ever popular Forever Plaid, with book by Stuart Ross, original Forever Plaid vocal and musical arrangements by James Raitt, and vocal and musical arrangements by James Raitt, Brad Ellis, Raymond Berg and David Snyder. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!  (more...)

Bradley Beahen, Jose Luaces, Ciaran Mccarthy and John Michael Zuerlein Lead York's PLAID TIDINGS, Starting Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

York Theatre Company's New York premiere of PLAID TIDINGS, the holiday edition of the ever popular FOREVER PLAID, with book by Stuart Ross, original FOREVER PLAID vocal and musical arrangements by James Raitt, and vocal and musical arrangements by James Raitt, Brad Ellis, Raymond Berg and David Snyder, begins tonight, December 8, 2015. (more...)

PLAID TIDINGS Begins Limited Run at York Theatre Company Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Performances are begin tomorrow, Tuesday, December 8, 2015 at 7:00 p.m. for a limited 3-week engagement through Sunday, December 27, 2015 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  Opening night is Sunday evening, December 13 at 6:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast & Creative Team of York's PLAID TIDINGS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Below, meet the cast and creative team for The York Theatre Company New York premiere of Plaid Tidings, the holiday edition of the ever popular Forever Plaid, with book by Stuart Ross, original Forever Plaid vocal and musical arrangements by James Raitt, and vocal and musical arrangements byJames Raitt, Brad Ellis, Raymond Berg and David Snyder.  (more...)

Bradley Beahen, Jose Luaces, Ciaran Mccarthy and John Michael Zuerlein to Lead York's PLAID TIDINGS This Dec
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce the full cast for York Theatre Company's New York premiere of PLAID TIDINGS, the holiday edition of the ever popular FOREVER PLAID, with book by Stuart Ross, original FOREVER PLAID vocal and musical arrangements by James Raitt, and vocal and musical arrangements by James Raitt, Brad Ellis, Raymond Berg and David Snyder. (more...)

URBAN STAGES Announces 20 Shows & 100-Plus Broadway and Cabaret Stars for 12-Day WINTER RHYTHMS 2015, December, 2-13
by Stephen Hanks - Oct 29, 2015

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, Peter Napolitano, Producer/Director of Musical Programming) today announced the line-up for this year's Award-Winning Musical event WINTER RHYTHMS 2015, which will begin Wednesday, December 2 and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through December 13, 2015 at Urban Stages Theatre. WINTER RHYTHMS 2015 marks the seventh year that Urban Stages has brought noted musical artists to its stage during the holiday period. The mission of Winter Rhythms is to bring the talents of known and unknown singers, musicians, lyricists and composers to the attention of the New York theater community while performing at Urban Stages Theater. Winner of the 2015 Ruth Kurtzman Benefit Series MAC Award, WINTER RHYTHMS benefits Urban Stages' acclaimed Outreach Program, which brings more than 200 free "arts in education" presentations to libraries and schools throughout the five boroughs. This year's event features 20 shows and more than 100 artists. (more...)

Klea Blackhurst, Tony Sheldon & More Set for Urban Stages' WINTER RHYTHMS 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Urban Stages announces the line-up for this year's Award Winning Musical event WINTER RHYTHMS 2015, which will begin Wednesday, December 2and will feature some of New York's best musical performances through December 13, 2015 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30thStreet, just East of 8th Avenue). Tickets are $25 per show and may be purchased by visiting urbanstages.org or by calling (866) 811-4111. For complete schedule information, visit urbanstages.org. (more...)

BWW Review: The Mabel Mercer Foundation's 26th Annual Cabaret Convention Comes Home to Town Hall, Night Two, October 14
by Alix Cohen - Oct 17, 2015

On the second night of this year's 26th Annual Cabaret Convention, Jeff Harnar and Andrea Marcovicci hosted A Sentimental Journey: World War II Songs, inspired by Marcovicci's memorable Oak Room at The Algonquin show, I'll Be Seeing You--Love Songs of World War II. (The CD is highly recommended.) As always with this pair's Convention contribution, the show was a treat in part because of its singular glamour. Much of our audience was exceptionally familiar with and nostalgic about these songs. A few had to be politely quieted for singing along, more than a few took each other's hands. It seems I've heard that song before . . . the co-hosts begin, warming the room. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JENNIFER SHEEHAN is 'Stardust' but Not Quite Golden in New Show at 54 Below
by Alix Cohen - May 1, 2015

Evoking Rita Hayworth, a spot lit Jennifer Sheehan weaves through 54 Below towards the stage, long dark hair cascading above a body-skimming white gown replete with twinkling sequins. “I'll build a stairway to the stars . . .,” (Mitchell Parish/Matt Malneck/Frank Signorelli) she sings with stunning vocal clarity and investment that might conjure a Ziegfeld Girl. In her new show, Stardust: A Night in the Cosmos, Sheehan welcomes the “dreamers, romantics, stargazers, astrophysicists, and Trekkies” with “songs that flicker like the street lamps of eternity” with lyrics featuring stars, moons, and rose-colored hope. It's an appealing theme and one that suits the artist's fetching performance and transition from ingénue into a more mature cabaret entertainer. (more...)

Jennifer Sheehan Brings STARDUST: A NIGHT IN THE COSMOS to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the multi-award winning performer Jennifer Sheehan in 'STARDUST: A Night in the Cosmos' -- a show that goes where no show has gone before, traversing a wide spectrum of great songs and stories that trace our life-long love affair with the magnificent and mysterious night sky! (more...)

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