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THE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT to Benefit The Actor's Fund Photo THE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT to Benefit The Actor's Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2020

a?oeTHE FABULOUS CHICKIES IN CONCERT - A BENEFIT FOR THE ACTORS FUNDa?? will be live streamed on Saturday, October 3, 2020 at 5 PM Pacific on the Actors Fund YouTube channel.

BWW Interview: Meet the Fabulous Couple of OLD SHOW QUEENS- Streaming Now! Photo BWW Interview: Meet the Fabulous Couple of OLD SHOW QUEENS- Streaming Now!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020

Dying for a new diversion in the absence of live theatre? Look no further than Old Show Queens- a 13-episode web series that is streaming now!

BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- Jerry Herman's Broadway  Photo BWW Exclusive: Ben Rimalower's Broken Records QuaranStreams- Jerry Herman's Broadway at the Hollywood Bowl
by Ben Rimalower - Apr 13, 2020

In this episode, Ben and Daniel discuss the 1982 concert 'Showstoppers: The Best of Broadway.' The evening is hosted by Tom Bosley and features Broadway favorites such as Ethel Merman, Barry Bostwick, Susan Browning, Len Cariou, Nell Carter, Diahann Carroll, Carole Demas, David Haskell, Glynis Johns, Donna McKechnie, Robert Morse, Pamela Myers, Stephen Nathan, Jerry Orbach, Anthony Perkins, Debbie Reynolds, Alexis Smith, and Ray Walston.

Photo Flash: Rip Taylor Memorial Pays Homage With Laughter Photo Photo Flash: Rip Taylor Memorial Pays Homage With Laughter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

On Sunday, Nov 24th, an eclectic group gathered to pay homage with laughter to the memory of The Prince or Pandemonium, The Master of Mayhem, The Crying Comedian, The King of Camp and Confetti, Star of Screen (large and small), Broadway & Vegas Stage ... RIP TAYLOR

BWW Interview: Jason Graae of SCROOGE IN LOVE! at 42nd Street Moon Delivers the Dish  Photo BWW Interview: Jason Graae of SCROOGE IN LOVE! at 42nd Street Moon Delivers the Dish on His Thriving Career
by Jim Munson - Nov 22, 2019

Jason Graae is soon to star once again as the title character in a?oeScrooge in Love!a?? at 42nd Street Moon, where has found a sort of Bay Area artistic home in recent years. This eternally youthful performer is now a veritable showbiz veteran, having starred on Broadway several times, toured the country with legendary composer Jerry Herman, recorded almost 50 CD's and most recently played The Wizard of Oz in the national tour of a?oeWicked.a?? Known for his spirited comic performances and sterling vocals, you might expect Mr. Graae to be a lot of fun to talk to, and you would be right about that. While quick to express heartfelt gratitude to colleagues, he is also the irrepressible imp who can't resist entertaining you with his mischievous sense of humor.

BWW Review: Leanne Borghesi and Marta Sanders Boa The Life into Birdland with SHOWBRO Photo BWW Review: Leanne Borghesi and Marta Sanders Boa The Life into Birdland with SHOWBROADS
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 19, 2019

Two cabaret nightclub singers walk into a bar... There's no joke, but there are a LOT of laughs with The Showbroads

MaryJo Mundy's THE RIGHT TO CABARET A Monthly Residency to Begin at The Gardenia Supp Photo MaryJo Mundy's THE RIGHT TO CABARET A Monthly Residency to Begin at The Gardenia Supper Club
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

MaryJo Mundy, the highly acclaimed and beloved cabaret singer and founder of the longest running open mic at the famed Gardenia, hosts a brand-new show that celebrates and fosters musical theatre/cabaret performers while also showcasing her own remarkable talent. On the third Saturday of every month Ms. Mundy (sometimes co-hosted by partners-in crime singer Alexis Gach and singer/songwriter/producer Hillary Rollins) throws a a?oecabaret partya?? on-stage at the Gardenia along with three guest performers. 

BWW Review: 11 O'CLOCK NUMBERS Demands the Full Revue Treatment at Feinstein's / 54 B Photo BWW Review: 11 O'CLOCK NUMBERS Demands the Full Revue Treatment at Feinstein's / 54 Below
by Brady Schwind - Sep 26, 2019

Scott Siegel knows how to pick 'em. The New York City cabaret impressario who is the creator of the long running Town Hall signature series, Broadway by the Year, has long had a finger on the pulse of great talent and great ideas, and so it should be no surprise that both are on hand in ample supply at the return of 11' O'Clock Numbers: The Songs that Lit Up Broadway! at Feinstein's / 54 Below.

BWW TV: Shoshana Bean, Lorna Luft & More Party at the Actors Fund 22nd Annual Tony Aw Photo BWW TV: Shoshana Bean, Lorna Luft & More Party at the Actors Fund 22nd Annual Tony Awards Viewing Gala in LA!
by Michael Sterling - Jun 15, 2018

For its 22nd consecutive year, the west coast Actors Fund celebrated Broadway's Biggest Night at their 22nd Annual Tony Awards® Viewing Party on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at the Skirball Cultural Center in Los Angeles, CA. This year's gala honored Tony-nominated book writer ('Wicked') and Emmy-nominated writer and producer ('My So Called Life') Winnie Holzman with the Julie Harris Award for Artistic Achievement. Kirsten Vangsness hosted with special appearances by Shoshana Bean, Wilson Cruz, Paul Dooley and Jessica Marie Garcia. BroadwayWorld's own Michael Sterling caught the action on the 'green' carpet with many of the night's celebrity guests for BWW TV Los Angeles.

Podcast: West of Broadway Chats with Wendy Rosoff and Will Collyer about SOME LIKE IT Photo Podcast: West of Broadway Chats with Wendy Rosoff and Will Collyer about SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical, SUGAR in LA 9/24
by West of Broadway - Aug 17, 2017

On this episode of West of Broadway, Lara Scott and Will Armstrong are back from break and sitting down with Musical Theatre Guild members Will Collyer & Wendy Rosoff to discuss this remarkable organization and the work that goes behind producing their one night only musicals.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses WOOP WOOP and THE MADWOMAN OF CENTRAL PARK WEST
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 14, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: Rob goes to Central Park West and Kevin goes to WOOP WOOP.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-winning Lighting Designer, Ken Billington
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 11, 2017

Curtain up! Light the lights....literally, because this week's guest is Tony Award winning lighting designer Ken Billington, Ken swings by Shetler Studios to discuss his over one hundred Broadway credits including SWEENEY TODD, CHICAGO, and ON THE 20TH CENTURY.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Forgotten (and Potential) Tony Categories with Bryan Hobgood
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 7, 2017

This week Rob, Kevin, and Tony Award historian Bryan Hobgood discuss categories that used to be part of the Tony Awards ceremony but have since been removed....plus, categories that we want to see added for future shows!

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Tony Nominated Musicals with Bryan Hobgood
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 5, 2017

5,6,7,8.....TONY! Rob and Kevin welcome back Tony Awards historian Bryan Hobgood to discuss the 2016-2017 Tony Award Nominations! This week's episode focuses on this season's musical works. From COME FROM AWAY to GROUNDHOG'S DAY. HELLO, DOLLY to SUNSET BOULEVARD. Josh Groban to Ben Platt, and everything in between that sings, is discussed, dissected, and dismantled.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses the Tony Snubs with Theatre Historian Bryan Hobgood
by Behind the Curtain - May 31, 2017

In 1996, when Julie Andrews was the only artist involved with VICTOR/VICTORIA to receive a Tony nomination, she withdrew her name from the ballot. In a statement, she said, 'I have searched my conscience and my heart and find that I cannot accept this nomination, and prefer instead to stand with the egregiously overlooked --'

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Welcomes Theatre Historian Bryan Hobgood to Discuss this Season's Plays
by Behind the Curtain - May 30, 2017

Tony! Tony! Tony! Rob and Kevin welcome back Tony Awards historian Bryan Hobgood to discuss the 2016-2017 Tony Award Nominations! This week's episode focuses on this season's dramatic works. From OSLO to INDECENT, THE LITTLE FOXES to SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION, Kevin Kline to Laurie Metcalf, and everything in between, is discussed, dissected, and dismantled.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Celebrates its Favorite Thing, Robbie Rozelle
by Behind the Curtain - May 24, 2017

This Week: One of Rob and Kevin's favorite people, Robbie Rozelle, swings by to discuss his illustrious career as a graphic designer for cast recordings AND to talk about his upcoming show at Feinstein's/54 Below, Songs From Inside My Locker, which is June 9th, 2017 at 9:30pm.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks Millie, Elle, and Lola with Tony-Winning Producer Hal Luftig
by Behind the Curtain - May 22, 2017

Everything today is thoroughly Hal....Luftig, that is! Four time Tony Award winning producer Hal Luftig swings by Shetler Studios to look back on his career of hits including THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, LEGALLY BLONDE, and KINKY BOOTS.

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses Woody Allen's Only Musical and Spotify
by Behind the Curtain - May 18, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: Woody Allen's only movie musical & a great resource for obscure cast recordings!

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks about the Job of a Broadway Music Coordinator with John Miller
by Behind the Curtain - May 15, 2017

What does a musical coordinator do, you ask? Well, John Miller, one of Broadway's most respected in the field, swings by to discuss this pivotal role and some of his 100 plus Broadway credits... yes, that's right, 100 plus Broadway credits! 

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