Capathia Jenkins Set for Trent Armand Kendall's Broadway Download on 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2016

Capathia Jenkins is a Brooklyn-born actress who most recently starred as 'Medda' in the hit Disney production of Newsies' on Broadway. She made her debut in The Civil War, where she created the role of Harriet Jackson. She starred in the Off-Broadway 2000 revival of Godspell, where she wowed audiences with her stirring rendition of 'Turn Back, O Man'. She returned to Broadway in The Look of Love and was critically acclaimed for her performances of the Bacharach/David hits. Ms. Jenkins then created the roles of 'The Washing Machine' in Caroline, Or Change and 'Frieda May' in Martin Short-Fame becomes me where she sang 'Stop the Show' and brought the house down every night. (more...)

Stephanie J. Block, Julie James & More Set for RETREAT TO BROADWAY & FRIENDS Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

A "Retreat to Broadway & Friends" concert featuring five Broadway and two Off-Broadway performers is scheduled for Saturday, July 16 at 7:00 p.m. at Feinstein's/54 Below in New York City. For ticket information, visit https://54below.com/events/retreat-broadway-friends/.  (more...)

Sheryl Lee Ralph and Kathy Brier Set for Broadway Download Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

The original 'Dream' Sheryl Lee Ralph and Hairspray's Kathy Brier are the guests for this week's TRENT ARMAND KENDALL Broadway Download, a new entertainment based digital radio show co-hosted by Richard E. Waits, every Wednesday, 5:00-5:55 PM. www.cityworldradio.com (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 6/18-6/19/2016
by - Jun 19, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, June 19, 2016 - Sunday, June 19, 2016. (more...)

Sheryl Lee Ralph and Kathy Brier Set for Broadway Download on 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2016

The original 'Dream' Sheryl Lee Ralph and Hairspray's Kathy Brier are the guests for this week's TRENT ARMAND KENDALL Broadway Download, a new entertainment based digital radio show co-hosted by Richard E. Waits, every Wednesday, 5:00-5:55 PM. www.cityworldradio.com (more...)

BWW Review: Christina Bianco Featured In THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by Michael Dale - May 11, 2016

Roger Bean's salute to girl-group pop of the 50s and 60s returns to Off-Broadway (more...)

Photo Flash: THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Celebrates Opening Night with Christina Bianco and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The Marvelous Wonderettes are back! The long-running Off-Broadway hit musical celebrated its opening night at New York's Theatre Row last night, April 28th. The show, featuring such classic fifties and sixties hits as 'Lollipop,' 'Dream Lover,' 'Stupid Cupid,' 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me,' and 'It's My Party,' stars Christina Bianco as Missy, Kathy Brier as Suzy, Jenna Leigh Green as Cindy Lou, and Sally Schwab as Betty Jean. Laura Woyasz also stars as the 'Wonderstudy'. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! Photos by Jason Russo (more...)

Lance Horne & Drew Brody to Celebrate Launch of New EP With Beth Malone at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, will present two of musical theater's most exciting young composers LANCE HORNE and DREW BRODY in a special evening on Wednesday, May 11 at 9:30 PM with special guest Beth Malone, the Tony Award-nominated star of Broadway's Fun Home. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Christina Bianco, Jenna Leigh Green & More in THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by Marissa Sblendorio - Apr 12, 2016

The Marvelous Wonderettes are back!  Producers Tom and Michael D'Angora are thrilled to offer a first look at that the new production of the long-running Off-Broadway hit musical that will celebrate its opening night at New York's Theatre Row on April 28th.  The show, featuring such classic fifties and sixties hits as  'Lollipop,' 'Dream Lover,' 'Stupid Cupid,' 'Son of a Preacher Man,' 'Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me,' and 'It's My Party,' stars Christina Bianco as Missy, Kathy Brier as Suzy, Jenna Leigh Green as Cindy Lou, and Sally Schwab as Betty Jean. Laura Woyasz also stars as the 'Wonderstudy'.    (more...)

GREASE Stars to Reunite This Week at DISASTER!'s BC/EFA After-Shows
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

For the past week, audiences of Disaster! have been treated to surprise performances after the show by some of Broadway's best. Seth Rudetsky, star and co-creator of Disaster!, took to Instagram today to share the performances fans can expect to in the coming days! (more...)

Faith Prince, Daphne Rubin-Vega, and More Up Next to Perform at DISASTER for Broadway Cares
by Louisa Brady - Apr 2, 2016

This past week, audiences of DISASTER! have been treated to surprise performances after the show by some of Broadway's best, including cast members Kerry Butler and Adam Pascal, Cheyenne Jackson, Laura Bell Bundy, Kathy Brier, and Jackie Hoffman. Seth Rudetsky, star and co-creator of DISASTER! took to Facebook to share what performances fans can expect to in the coming days! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HAIRSPRAY Cast Members Reunite at DISASTER for Broadway Cares!
by Stage Tube - Apr 2, 2016

After last night's performance of DISASTER!, Laura Bell Bundy, Jackie Hoffman, and Kathy Brier joined Kerry Butler to sing 'Mama I'm A Big Girl Now' to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Check out the video below! (more...)

Jenna Leigh Green & Sally Schwab Board Off-Broadway Revival of THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2016

Jenna Leigh Green and Sally Schwab will join One Life to Live's Kathy Brier and two-time Drama Desk Award nominee, Christina Bianco, in the Off-Broadway revival of The Marvelous Wonderettes, opening this spring!  (more...)

Around the Corner! Off-Broadway's Big 2016 Openings
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 3, 2016

We're just three days into the New Year, and we can't wait for all the new shows set to open around the corner from Broadway! Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a look at some of the upcoming plays and musicals from The Public, Classic Stage, Atlantic Theater, Second Stage, Manhattan Theatre Club, Signature Theatre, Roundabout, the Encores! series and more, currently slated to open off-Broadway in 2016! (more...)

Christina Bianco & Kathy Brier to Lead THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Off-Broadway Revival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

The Marvelous Wonderettes are back!  Producers Tom and Michael D'Angora are bringing the long running Off-Broadway hit musical to New York's Theatre Row this spring.  The production, which features such classic 50's and 60's hits such as  "Lollipop," "Dream Lover," "Stupid Cupid," "Son of a Preacher Man," "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me," and "It's My Party," will feature two time Drama Desk nominee and Youtube sensation Christina Bianco and Emmy Award nominee Kathy Brier.  Additional casting and creative team will be announced early next year. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tinkerbelle the Dog Stars as 'Chowsie' in GYPSY at Harbor Lights Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

Tinkerbelle the Dog is one step closer to her Broadway dream! This weekend, she opened in the role of 'Chowsie' in Harbor Lights Theater Company's GYPSY, performed at the St. George Theater. Tinkerbelle stars alongside Tony nominee Sally Mayes, Emmy nominee and Broadway veteran Kathy Brier, and more. She is honored to be working with such professionals and looks forward to another weekend of shows ahead - scroll down for pictures of Tinkerbelle with the cast and creative team! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Harbor Lights Theater's GYPSY Starring Sally Mayes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, is pleased to announce a cast that includes not only Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, but also many Staten Islanders. Check out a first look below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Take a Look at GYPSY Rehearsals, Starring Sally Mayes
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company, Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, welcomes a cast of Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, as well as many Staten Islanders, for GYPSY. Below, check out rehearsal footage from the show! (more...)

Sally Mayes Stars as 'Mama Rose' in Harbor Lights' GYPSY, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, welcomes a cast of Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, as well as many Staten Islanders, for GYPSY, opening tonight, August 7th, and running two weekends through August 16th in an exciting new partnership with the historic St. George Theater in Staten Island. (more...)

Sally Mayes Stars as 'Mama Rose' in Harbor Lights' GYPSY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The Harbor Lights Theater Company (Harbor Lights), Staten Island's only professional Equity Theater Company, led by Founders and Artistic Directors Tamara Jenkins and Jay Montgomery, is pleased to announce a cast that includes not only Broadway veterans and Tony and Emmy nominees, but also many Staten Islanders. (more...)

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