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Bio:
B'way: Hello, Dolly!, Cats, On The Town, Newsies, Bye Bye Birdie, The Grinch (2006-2007), The Boy From Oz. TV: "So You Think You Can Dance," "Smash" Nat'l Tour: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, SYTYCD Tour 2011. Thanks to my family, Bloc, Pace University and this great OTT team! ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
B'way: Hello, Dolly!, Cats, On The Town, Newsies, Bye Bye Birdie, The Grinch (2006-2007), The Boy From Oz. TV: "So You Think You Can Dance," "Smash" Nat'l Tour: Radio City Christmas Spectacular, SYTYCD Tour 2011. Thanks to my family, Bloc, Pace University and this great OTT team! ... (read complete bio)
Laura Benanti, Annaleigh Ashford, Nikki M. James, Danny Burstein & More Join DANCING  Photo Laura Benanti, Annaleigh Ashford, Nikki M. James, Danny Burstein & More Join DANCING FOR DEMOCRACY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 25, 2020

MONDAYS For BIDEN, a group conceived by Broadway's Jeffrey 'Shecky' Schecter, has announced their virtual fundraising event 'DANCING For DEMOCRACY' on Monday October 5th at 9:00pm EST. The group was created to provide a virtual place for busy artists, humanitarians, parents and all who want to help JOE BIDEN become our next US President.

MONDAYS FOR BIDEN Announces DANCING FOR DEMOCRACY Virtual Fundraiser Photo MONDAYS FOR BIDEN Announces DANCING FOR DEMOCRACY Virtual Fundraiser
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2020

MONDAYS For BIDEN, a group conceived by Broadway's Jeffrey 'Shecky' Schecter, announces their virtual fundraising event 'DANCING For DEMOCRACY' on Monday October 5th at 9:00pm EST.

VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute Photo VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute
by Robert Diamond - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.

Lyceum Hall Will Present Workshops With Broadway Professionals Photo Lyceum Hall Will Present Workshops With Broadway Professionals
by Stephi Wild - Jul 9, 2020

Lyceum Hall Center for the Arts in Burlington City, NJ, is offering online workshops with Cherie B. Tay (Broadway Stage Manager and Voiceover Artist) and Jess LeProtto (Broadway performer - Newsies, Hello, Dolly! and more).

Ohlook Online Presents Summer Training Season Including Camps, Workshops, Intensives  Photo Ohlook Online Presents Summer Training Season Including Camps, Workshops, Intensives and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2020

Ohlook Online, formerly Ohlook Performing Arts Center, is paving the path through this pandemic and will be launching a fully integrated online platform beginning (June 6). 'The safety of our students, actors, audience and instructors is always first on our mind,' said Jill Lord, Executive Director of Ohlook Online.

BWW Review: Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Concert Livestream Brings Out Broadwa Photo BWW Review: Disney on Broadway 25th Anniversary Concert Livestream Brings Out Broadway's Biggest Stars for a Good Cause
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 23, 2020

On Friday, April 17, 3030 BC/EFA presented a livestream of the Disney on Broadway anniversary concert!

VIDEO: See Highlights From FOOTLOOSE at The Kennedy Center Photo VIDEO: See Highlights From FOOTLOOSE at The Kennedy Center
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2020

This fall, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presented its production of Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical based on the film of the same name. Check out highlights from the production.

Photo Coverage: Thomas Schumacher and Friends Celebrate Release of HOW DOES THE SHOW  Photo Photo Coverage: Thomas Schumacher and Friends Celebrate Release of HOW DOES THE SHOW GO ON?
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 20, 2019

On November 19, 2019, friends and industry colleagues gathered at Sardi's to celebrate the release of the new edition of Thomas Schumacher's book, 'HOW DOES THE SHOW GO ON?' BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the special day below!

Ask BWW: What is the Legacy Robe? Photo Ask BWW: What is the Legacy Robe?
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 31, 2019

You asked, and we've answered! We asked BroadwayWorld readers to give us their most burning questions about theatre's inner workings, and we received a question asking about the Legacy Robe. We've put together a guide to let you know all about the history behind the ritual of the robe and to give you a glimpse inside what the ceremony is like. Check it all out!

Christian Borle, Gavin Creel and More Join Disney On Broadway Celebration Photo Christian Borle, Gavin Creel and More Join Disney On Broadway Celebration
by Julie Musbach - Oct 17, 2019

More Broadway favorites have been added to the lineup for Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway on Monday, November 4, 2019. The special, one-night-only concert benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a H Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a Hero'
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presents Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar¬ģ and Grammy¬ģ-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony¬ģ-nominated songs for the stage musical. Get a first look at the cast performing 'Holding Out For a Hero'

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Kennedy Center Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Kennedy Center
by Alan Henry - Oct 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar¬ģ and Grammy¬ģ-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony¬ģ-nominated songs for the stage musical.

BWW Flashback: Celebrate CATS' Anniversary With a Look Back at its History Photo BWW Flashback: Celebrate CATS' Anniversary With a Look Back at its History
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 7, 2019

Jellicle Cats, come one, come all! Today marks the 37th anniversary of the original Broadway production of Cats! To celebrate the Tony and Olivier-Award winning musical, we're heading to the Jellicle Ball for a look back at the show's original and revival productions. Check out our guide for a look at the show's history and some of its most memorable moments.

BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Rea Photo BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Ready to Cut Loose for Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 27, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway Center Stage: In the Heights) as Ren McCormack, Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, Les Misérables) as Ethel McCormack, Isabelle McCalla (The Prom, Aladdin) as Ariel Moore, Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen) as Reverend Shaw Moore, and three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker as Vi Moore (Mary Poppins, the Kennedy Center's Little Dancer). They are joined by Joshua Logan Alexander as Chuck, Peter McPoland as Willard Hewitt, Tony Award nominee Michael Mulheren (Kiss Me, Kate; Bright Star) as Coach Dunbar, Lena Owens as Wendy Jo, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Spamilton) as Rusty, and Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Violet) as Lulu Warnicker/Eleanor Dunbar/Betty Blast, Grace Slear and Urleen, with Brandon Burks, Claire Crause, Michele Lee, Jess LeProtto, Gregory Liles, Nick Martinez, Maximilian Sangerman, Jonathan Savage, Bethany Tesarck, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Jamar Williams.

Photo Coverage: Meet the Star-Studded Cast of The Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE Photo Photo Coverage: Meet the Star-Studded Cast of The Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE
by Monroe George - Sep 27, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon present the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway Center Stage: In the Heights) as Ren McCormack, Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, Les Misérables) as Ethel McCormack, Isabelle McCalla (The Prom, Aladdin) as Ariel Moore, Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen) as Reverend Shaw Moore, and three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker as Vi Moore (Mary Poppins, the Kennedy Center's Little Dancer). They are joined by Joshua Logan Alexander as Chuck, Peter McPoland as Willard Hewitt, Tony Award nominee Michael Mulheren (Kiss Me, Kate; Bright Star) as Coach Dunbar, Lena Owens as Wendy Jo, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Spamilton) as Rusty, and Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Violet) as Lulu Warnicker/Eleanor Dunbar/Betty Blast, Grace Slear and Urleen, with Brandon Burks, Claire Crause, Michele Lee, Jess LeProtto, Gregory Liles, Nick Martinez, Maximilian Sangerman, Jonathan Savage, Bethany Tesarck, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Jamar Williams.

Susan Egan, Beth Leavel, Jelani Alladin and More Among Initial Stars of Disney on Bro Photo Susan Egan, Beth Leavel, Jelani Alladin and More Among Initial Stars of Disney on Broadway Celebration
by Julie Musbach - Sep 26, 2019

A star-studded lineup of Broadway's best will share the beloved songs of Disney on Broadway like never before at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway on Monday, November 4, 2019. The special, one-night-only event benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Judy Kuhn Joins the Cast of the Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE Photo Judy Kuhn Joins the Cast of the Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE
by Julie Musbach - Sep 18, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces additional casting for the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose.

VIDEO: Betty Buckley Takes Her Final Bows In HELLO, DOLLY! Photo VIDEO: Betty Buckley Takes Her Final Bows In HELLO, DOLLY!
by Stage Tube - Aug 27, 2019

Betty Buckley completed her run in the national tour of Hello, Dolly! this weekend! See the star take her final bow as Dolly Gallagher-Levi at the Opera House in Boston below!

Betty Buckley Ends Run in the National Tour of HELLO, DOLLY! August 25 Photo Betty Buckley Ends Run in the National Tour of HELLO, DOLLY! August 25
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2019

Betty Buckley ends her run in the national tour of Hello, Dolly! today, August 25.

TBT: A Look Back at Newsies' Opening Night to Celebrate Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Birthd Photo TBT: A Look Back at Newsies' Opening Night to Celebrate Andrew Keenan-Bolger's Birthday!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 16, 2019

It's time to seize the day because we're celebrating the birthday of Broadway's original Crutchie from Newsies, Andrew Keenan-Bolger! In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back to the hit show's opening night with Andrew alongside his co-stars Jeremy Jordan, Ben Fankhauser, Kara Lindsay, and more! Check out all the footage below to watch what happens!

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