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Ali Ewoldt and Jessica Wu's Theatre Industry Political Action Community Calls Enterta Photo Ali Ewoldt and Jessica Wu's Theatre Industry Political Action Community Calls Entertainment Workers To Take Action
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

Veteran Broadway actors Ali Ewoldt ("The Phantom of the Opera," "The King and I," "Les Miserables") and Jessica Wu ("Miss Saigon," "A Chorus Line") are vigorously channeling support for the Biden/Harris campaign, having established the "Theatre Industry Political Action Community" ("TIPAC").

Showcase Of Musical POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN To Be Streamed Online Ahead Of Theatrica Photo Showcase Of Musical POUPELLE OF CHIMNEY TOWN To Be Streamed Online Ahead Of Theatrical Opening
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2020

A showcase of the musical Poupelle of Chimney Town, based on one of the best-selling picture books in Japan with 420,000 copies sold, will be streamed online for two days on September 19 and 20, 2020.

HER HOTEL To Premiere At WTFringe2020/Women's Theatre Festival Photo HER HOTEL To Premiere At WTFringe2020/Women's Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2020

Her Hotel, a virtual rock dream, written by Rebecca Lee Lerman and directed by Jessica Wu, will stream live during the WTFringe 2020 and the 2020 Women's Theatre Festival Saturday, July 11th and Saturday, July 25th.

Quinn VanAntwerp Headlines New Podcast Soap Opera Series FOREVER AND A DAY Photo Quinn VanAntwerp Headlines New Podcast Soap Opera Series FOREVER AND A DAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2020

Today, the team of Forever And A Day is proud to announce that this new podcast soap opera will debut later this year on the JLJ Media Network; bringing the 90 year old daytime drama genre back to its roots, that was created by Irna Phillips. The series revolves around the Harper, Bennett, and Marshall families, as they overcome life's complexities in the fictional town of Augustus, Illinois.

Photo Flash: Jaygee Macapugay, Garth Kravits And Paulo K Tirol On The Set Of THE LANG Photo Photo Flash: Jaygee Macapugay, Garth Kravits And Paulo K Tirol On The Set Of THE LANGUAGE LESSON
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2020

School of Rock's Jaygee Macapugay wants to tell Filipino American stories through musical theatre. See behind the scenes photos of The Language Lesson, her debut musical short film

Photo Flash: Ali Ewoldt and Emily Borromeo Star In Comedy Short, THE CACTUS Photo Photo Flash: Ali Ewoldt and Emily Borromeo Star In Comedy Short, THE CACTUS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2019

Ali Ewoldt (The Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables) and Emily Borromeo (School of Rock, Broadway Bounty Hunter) star in The Cactus, an original comedy short written by Ms. Ewoldt and Jessica Wu (Miss Saigon, A Chorus Line).

The Tank To Present LADY FEST 2019 Photo The Tank To Present LADY FEST 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

The Tank will present their third annual Lady Fest, featuring new work by some of the most exciting lady-identified artists out there, in celebration of womxnhood and the female voice, in all its glory.

National Asian Artists Project Announces Reading Series DISCOVER: NEW MUSICALS Photo National Asian Artists Project Announces Reading Series DISCOVER: NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

National Asian Artists Project - NAAP announces the return of NAAP's Discover: New Musicals series, a one night only presentation of staged readings of new short or one-act musicals.

Sundance Institute's FilmTwo Initiative: Fostering Sustainability, Creativity in Stor Photo Sundance Institute's FilmTwo Initiative: Fostering Sustainability, Creativity in Storytelling
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019

The fourth annual FilmTwo Initiative launches today in LA to support the career sustainability of thirteen artists developing their second features. FilmTwo encompasses two days of focused programming, including a writing workshop (led by Joan Tewkesbury), industry mentoring sessions, and one-on-one story meetings, kicking off a year of tailored creative and tactical support as part of the Institute's continuum of support for artists at key inflection points in their careers. The FilmTwo Initiative is supported by Universal Filmed Entertainment Group.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUS Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man starring Tony Award® nominee Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill, Tony Award®-winning actress Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Carousel, Beautiful) as Marian Paroo, and Broadway, film, and television star Rosie O'Donnell as Mrs. Paroo. The semi-staged concert production is directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful, Broadway Center Stage: How to Succeed...) with choreography by Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The New Yorkers at Encores!) and music direction by James Moore (Miss Saigon, the Kennedy Center's Follies and Ragtime).

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell i Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man starring Tony Award® nominee Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill, Tony Award®-winning actress Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Carousel, Beautiful) as Marian Paroo, and Broadway, film, and television star Rosie O'Donnell as Mrs. Paroo. The semi-staged concert production is directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful, Broadway Center Stage: How to Succeed...) with choreography by Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The New Yorkers at Encores!) and music direction by James Moore (Miss Saigon, the Kennedy Center's Follies and Ragtime).

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in T Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Norm Lewis, Jessie Mueller, and Rosie O'Donnell in THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Meredith Willson's The Music Man starring Tony Award® nominee Norm Lewis (Porgy and Bess) as Harold Hill, Tony Award®-winning actress Jessie Mueller (Waitress, Carousel, Beautiful) as Marian Paroo, and Broadway, film, and television star Rosie O'Donnell as Mrs. Paroo. The semi-staged concert production is directed by Marc Bruni (Beautiful, Broadway Center Stage: How to Succeed...) with choreography by Chris Bailey (Jerry Springer: The Opera, The New Yorkers at Encores!) and music direction by James Moore (Miss Saigon, the Kennedy Center's Follies and Ragtime).

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, PART 1 Comes to Royal Family Performing Arts Center Photo ANNE OF GREEN GABLES, PART 1 Comes to Royal Family Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

After a successful workshop in 2017, Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is proud to announce the World Premiere of Anne of Green Gables: Part Istarring Broadway's Ali Ewoldt (Phantom of the Opera, Les Mis) as Anne. Based onLucy Maud Montgomery'sbeloved novel, this production is adapted and directed by Chris Henry with choreography by Lorna Ventura and will begin performances on January 24th - February 11, 2019 with an opening night set for Monday, January 28 at 6:30pm. And a workshop presentation of Anne of Green Gables: Part II(January 31 - February 10). Both shows will be performed at The Royal Family Performing Arts Space is located at 145 W 46th St, New York, NY 10036. Tickets are $29 - $59, $250 (VIP) and can be purchased by visiting www.royalfamilyproductions.org

BWW Review: Oh How Joyous is Royal Family Productions' ANNE OF GREEN GABLES! Photo BWW Review: Oh How Joyous is Royal Family Productions' ANNE OF GREEN GABLES!
by Kristen Morale - Jan 29, 2019

Adapted and directed by Chris Henry, Anne of Green Gables: Part 1 is now celebrating its World Premiere at the Royal Family Performing Arts Center, located in the heart of Times Square; it is nothing short of mesmerizing, a production that casts a spell upon its audience, beckoning them to watch this adored character make her way from whimsical orphan to the "interesting" little girl who falls under the care and protection of Marilla and Matthew Cuthbert.

Ali Ewoldt and Doreen Montalvo Will Lead Two Parts of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Photo Ali Ewoldt and Doreen Montalvo Will Lead Two Parts of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, has announced the complete cast for the workshop presentation of Anne of Green Gables: Part II as well as the the World Premiere of Anne of Green Gables: Part I. Doreen Montalvo (On Your Feet, In the Heights) will be portraying Anne in a workshop presentation of Anne of Green Gables: Part II (January 31 - February 10). She is joined by dancers Mindy Lai (LCT: The King and I) and Erica Misilo. Joining the previously-announced Ali Ewoldt (Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables) in Anne of Green Gables: Part I are dancers Brooke Averi, Nichole Forde, Hannah Hall, Kara Menendez, Stephanie Young, and understudy Juna Shai.

Ali Ewoldt to Star in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: PART I Photo Ali Ewoldt to Star in ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: PART I
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

After a successful workshop in 2017, Royal Family Productions announce the World Premiere of Anne of Green Gables: Part Istarring Broadway's Ali Ewoldt (Phantom of the Opera, Les Mis) as Anne.

Cady Huffman, Adrienne C. Moore, Alysia Reiner, Laura Gómez, And Ashley Williams Joi Photo Cady Huffman, Adrienne C. Moore, Alysia Reiner, Laura Gómez, And Ashley Williams Join The Cast Of WOMEN ON FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is proud to announce Women on Fire: Scorching the Dividing Lines. After a successful workshop in spring, Royal Family is pumped to bring back the second installment of the Women on Fire series for 2 NIGHTS ONLY.

A New Adaptation Of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: PART I & PART II Announced As Part Of Royal Photo A New Adaptation Of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES: PART I & PART II Announced As Part Of Royal Family Productions Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is proud to announce their 2018-2019 season. Which includes a workshop presentation of a new musical by Jessica Wu, entitled YOU, ME, I, WE, after a successful workshop in 2017 RFP will present the World Premiere of a new adaptation by Chris Henry of Anne of Green Gables Part I and Part II in rep, all taking place at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street).

Broadway at the Cabaret: Ensembles feat. Robin DeJesus, Jai'len Christine Li Josey, O Photo Broadway at the Cabaret: Ensembles feat. Robin DeJesus, Jai'len Christine Li Josey, Olivia Puckett & More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include:

Tovah Feldshuh, Rita Rudner, and More Next Month at 54 Below Photo Tovah Feldshuh, Rita Rudner, and More Next Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 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.

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