THE 24 HOUR PLAYS to Tribute Nicky Martin And Spencer CoxTHE 24 HOUR PLAYS to Tribute Nicky Martin And Spencer Cox
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

The 24 Hour Plays announced that they will once again partner with Bennington College in a one-night-only benefit, The 24 Hour Plays: A Bennington Tribute to Nicky Martin and Spencer Cox on Monday, January 21st at 8:00 PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre in New York City.    (more...)

Theater for the New City Finds Cast for THE OPEN GATETheater for the New City Finds Cast for THE OPEN GATE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Theater for the New City has announced the cast of THE OPEN GATE, a new musical adaptation of Nobel Prize-winning author Isaac Bashevis Singer's novel The Manor, which will begin previews on Sunday October 14th at Theater for the New City (155 First Avenue at 10th Street).  (more...)

Legendary Soprano Kathleen Battle To Sing Spirituals With Local ChoirsLegendary Soprano Kathleen Battle To Sing Spirituals With Local Choirs
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2018

American soprano Kathleen Battle's luminous voice has been called '…without qualification, one of the very few most beautiful in the world' (The Washington Post ). Yet beyond the glory of her singing, in a career filled with countless accolades, honors and major milestones, what has perhaps distinguished her most is her almost magical ability to create an unwavering bond with her audience. Returning to Seattle for the first time in two decades, the legendary opera star takes the stage at the University of Washington's Meany Hall on April 14, 2018, to explore traditional spirituals and the writings of Harriet Tubman and Frederick Douglass. She is joined by acclaimed jazz pianist Joel Martin and local choirs The Sound of the Northwest and UW Chamber Singers. (more...)

Angela Bassett Joins UNDERGROUND RAILROAD - A SPIRITUAL JOURNEYAngela Bassett Joins UNDERGROUND RAILROAD - A SPIRITUAL JOURNEY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

Academy Award-nominee, Angela Bassett will join Kathleen Battle as a guest narrator in Battle's program Underground Railroad: A Spiritual Journey accompanied by pianist Joel Martin and the LA-based choir, The Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers at the Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts (The Soraya) on Thursday, March 29 at 8:00pm. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

American soprano Kathleen Battle's luminous voice has been called by The Washington Post "...without qualification, one of the very few most beautiful in the world."  Yet beyond the glory of her singing, in a career filled with countless accolades, honors and major milestones, what has perhaps distinguished her most is her almost magical ability to create an unwavering emotional bond between herself, her music and her audience.  On Thursday, March 29 at 8pm, that special bond will be on full display when Ms. Battle makes her debut at The Soraya with Kathleen Battle: Underground Railroad-A Spiritual Journey accompanied by pianist Joel Martin and the LA-based choir, The Albert McNeil Jubilee Singers. (more...)

Cheryl Ann Allen Will Star in Pair of Shows in the Upcoming Months in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2016

Cheryl Ann Allen will star in two shows this November and December. On November 12 at 3PM she will bring back her beloved one woman tribute Sophie Tucker In Person at the Ziegfeld Society at Lang Hall at Hunter College, 69th and Lexington. Tickets are $23 and available by visiting theziegfeldsociety.com. Ms. Allen will also return to the stage with her new show she recently debuted called, I'm A New Yorker written and directed by Ian Finkel. I'm A New Yorker will be performed at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street) on Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, December 14 at 6:30pm. Tickets are $18 (plus a two-drink minimum). For information and reservations visit www.donttellmamanyc.com. She will be accompanied by talented Joel Martin on piano for both shows. (more...)

Cheryl Ann Allen Will Star in Pair of Shows in the Upcoming Months in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2016

Cheryl Ann Allen will star in two shows this November and December. On November 12 at 3PM she will bring back her beloved one woman tribute Sophie Tucker In Person at the Ziegfeld Society at Lang Hall at Hunter College, 69th and Lexington. Tickets are $23 and available by visiting theziegfeldsociety.com. Ms. Allen will also return to the stage with her new show she recently debuted called, I'm A New Yorker written and directed by Ian Finkel. I'm A New Yorker will be performed at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street) on Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, December 14 at 6:30pm. Tickets are $18 (plus a two-drink minimum). For information and reservations visit www.donttellmamanyc.com. She will be accompanied by talented Joel Martin on piano for both shows. (more...)

The Ziegfeld Society Presents SOPHIE TUCKER: IN PERSON
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The Ziegfeld Society of New York City presents Cheryl Ann Allen in SOPHIE TUCKER: IN PERSON. (more...)

Cheryl Ann Allen to Star in I'M A NEW YORKER at Don't Tell Mama's
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Cheryl Ann Allen will return to the stage with a new show entitled I'm A New Yorker written and directed by Ian Finkel. I'm A New Yorker will debut at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street) today, September 14 at 6:30. (more...)

Cheryl Ann Allen to Star in I'M A NEW YORKER at Don't Tell Mama's
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016

Cheryl Ann Allen will return to the stage with a new show entitled I'm A New Yorker written and directed by Ian Finkel. I'm A New Yorker will debut at Don't Tell Mama's (343 West 46th Street) on Wednesday, September 14 at 6:30. (more...)

SILENT VOICES at Center of Brooklyn Youth Chorus's 25th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The GRAMMY Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus has announced that Silent Voices, a multimedia, multi-composer stage work conceived, co-commissioned, produced and performed by the Chorus, will be the centerpiece of the Chorus' 25th anniversary season. (more...)

Brooklyn Youth Chorus Celebrates 25th Anniversary With Multimedia Project SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

2016-17 Programming Expands the Chorus' Pioneering Role as a Powerful Lead Performer, a Bold Commissioner of New Music and a Producer of Innovative Stage Works. (more...)

Kathleen Battle to Return to Metropolitan Opera in November
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Legendary soprano Kathleen Battle, who starred in more than 220 Met performances over the course of her career, will make her first appearance at the Met in more than 20 years with the recital Kathleen Battle: Underground Railroad – A Spiritual Journey on Sunday, November 13 at 4 p.m. Battle will sing a recital of spirituals inspired by the journey to freedom along the Underground Railroad, the 19th-century network of safe houses that allowed African-Americans to escape from slavery. She will be joined by pianist Joel Martin and by a choir under the direction of James Davis, Jr., Director of Music Ministries and Fine Arts at Harlem's famous Abyssinian Baptist Church. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH CHRISTINE PEDI Set for Crowne Plaza White Plains, Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2015

A special fun-filled evening to benefit Stepinac High School's performing arts programs will be presented today, November 27 at the Crowne Plaza White Plains. It is an event that is shaping up to be one of the area's most attractive entertainment offerings during the long Thanksgiving weekend. (more...)

AN EVENING WITH CHRISTINE PEDI Set for Crowne Plaza White Plains, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

A special fun-filled evening to benefit Stepinac High School's performing arts programs will be presented on Friday, November 27 at the Crowne Plaza White Plains. It is an event that is shaping up to be one of the area's most attractive entertainment offerings during the long Thanksgiving weekend. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Peter Dinklage, Tim Daly, Brooks Ashmanskas & More Tribute Nicky Martin- Watch Live-Stream Now!
by Stage Tube - Jan 19, 2015

The Public Theater presents The 24 Hour Plays: A Bennington Alumni Tribute to Nicky Martin tonight, January 19 at 8:00 p.m. in the Anspacher Theater. This one-night-only benefit will bring together Bennington College alumni - including Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe winners and nominees - to write, cast, rehearse, and present six one-act plays within a 24 hour period. The event kicks off The 24 Hour Plays 20th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Peter Dinklage, Brooks Ashmanskas, Tim Daly & More Will Take Part in Public Theater Tribute to Nicky Martin- Watch Live-Stream on Monday!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

The Public Theater announced today that it will present The 24 Hour Plays: A Bennington Alumni Tribute to Nicky Martin on Monday, January 19 at 8:00 p.m. in the Anspacher Theater. This one-night-only benefit will bring together Bennington College alumni - including Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe winners and nominees - to write, cast, rehearse, and present six one-act plays within a 24 hour period. The event kicks off The 24 Hour Plays 20th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Public Theater to Honor Nicky Martin with THE 24 HOUR PLAYS Later this Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

The Public Theater announced today that it will present The 24 Hour Plays: A Bennington Alumni Tribute to Nicky Martin on Monday, January 19 at 8:00 p.m. in the Anspacher Theater. This one-night-only benefit will bring together Bennington College alumni - including Emmy, Tony, and Golden Globe winners and nominees - to write, cast, rehearse, and present six one-act plays within a 24 hour period. The event kicks off The 24 Hour Plays 20th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Christine Pedi Celebrates GOOD TO MAMA CD Release at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

On Monday night, funny lady Christine Pedi got to show off her musical chops as she celebrated the release of her new CD, 'Good To Mama' as part of the Broadway at Birdland concert series. She belted, she purred, she joked, she duetted with legendary guitarist Bucky Pizzarelli, and she showed off her vast array of famous voices to the delight of a packed house. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Bernard Haitink Conducts Two Programs With NY Phil to Celebrate 60th Conducting Season & 85th Birthday, Now thru 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

Bernard Haitink will return to the New York Philharmonic to conduct two weeks of performances highlighting works by Austrian composers - Berg, Webern, and Mahler - and Beethoven, who spent much of his career in Austria. In the first program, Mr. Haitink will conduct Webern's Im Sommerwind, Berg's Violin Concerto with Leonidas Kavakos, and Beethoven's Symphony No. 3, Eroica, tonight, May 8, 2014, at 7:30 p.m.; Friday, May 9 at 8:00 p.m.; and Saturday, May 10 at 8:00 p.m. Bernard Haitink's appearances are part of an international, season-wide celebration of the 60th anniversary of his conducting debut with the Netherlands Radio Union Orchestra (now the Netherlands Radio Philharmonic Orchestra) and his 85th birthday. (more...)

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