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Nikki Renée Daniels, Jeff Kready, and More Featured in Kaufman Music Center's Upcomi Photo Nikki Renée Daniels, Jeff Kready, and More Featured in Kaufman Music Center's Upcoming Streams
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2021

Kaufman Music Center's education/enrichment programs are taking center stage in April's world premiere online streams. Conrad Tao's ongoing Performance as Process series reveals the composer/pianist's creative process as he prepares for his Ecstatic Music concert in May (April 28).

Nikki Renée Daniels, Jeff Kready, Karen Ziemba and More Featured in KMC's BROADWAY C Photo Nikki Renée Daniels, Jeff Kready, Karen Ziemba and More Featured in KMC's BROADWAY CLOSE UP Series
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021

Kaufman Music Center’s virtual Broadway Close Up performances will continue this spring with two intimate lecture-concerts exploring the lives, careers and music of Kay Swift and one of the longest-running collaborations in show business history, Fred Ebb and John Kander.

Brandon Victor Dixon, Beth Malone and More Join 92Y's Lyrics & Lyricists Preludes: T Photo Brandon Victor Dixon, Beth Malone and More Join 92Y's Lyrics & Lyricists Preludes: THE THEME FROM…: SONGS WRITTEN FOR FILM 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 8, 2020

92Y has announced Lyrics & Lyricists Preludes: THE THEME FROM…: SONGS WRITTEN FOR FILM, hosted by Tony- nominated actor Beth Malone, and featuring appearances from Nikki Renée Daniels, Brandon Victor Dixon, Kara Lindsay, Julia Murney, and more!

Nikki Renée Daniels, Julia Murney, Jeff Kready & More Featured in JULE STYNE AND HIS Photo Nikki Renée Daniels, Julia Murney, Jeff Kready & More Featured in JULE STYNE AND HIS MANY LYRICISTS: DISTANT MELODY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2020

It is said that Jule Styne published over 1,500 songs in his lifetime, a staggering number that spans decades and includes some of the biggest hits in the history of popular song. His lyricists were such names as Frank Loesser ('I Don't Want To Walk Without You'), Sammy Cahn ('It's Magic'), Betty Comden & Adolph Green ('Just in Time'), and more.

Nikki Renée Daniels, Julia Murney, Zachary Noah Piser & More Featured in 92Y's L&L P Photo Nikki Renée Daniels, Julia Murney, Zachary Noah Piser & More Featured in 92Y's L&L PRELUDES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2020

In a loose song cycle format, this program will weave his work with the charming and witty creations of daughter Mary Rodgers (Once Upon a Mattress) and the complex and extraordinary palette of grandson Adam Guettel (The Light in the Piazza, Floyd Collins ), as we look toward the progression of musicals over the decades and into the future.

Brandon Victor Dixon Joins Lyrics & Lyricists Preludes: TOM JONES & HARVEY SCHMIDT: S Photo Brandon Victor Dixon Joins Lyrics & Lyricists Preludes: TOM JONES & HARVEY SCHMIDT: SIMPLE LITTLE THINGS at 92Y
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 30, 2020

Tony-nominee Brandon Victor Dixon has joined the ensemble of Lyrics & Lyricists Preludes - Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt: Simple Little Things at 92Y.

Governor Cuomo with Billy Crystal, Judy Gold, Michael J. Fox and More Announced for 9 Photo Governor Cuomo with Billy Crystal, Judy Gold, Michael J. Fox and More Announced for 92Y Online Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 21, 2020

92Y has announced its upcoming programming featuring Judy Gold, Billy Crystal, the cast of The Queen’s Gambit and much more.

Nikki Renee Daniels and Jeff Kready Join LYRICS & LYRICISTS PRELUDES Photo Nikki Renee Daniels and Jeff Kready Join LYRICS & LYRICISTS PRELUDES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 13, 2020

92Y has announced Nikki Renée Daniels and Jeff Kready have joined the ensemble for Lyrics & Lyricistsa?? Preludes and Beth Malone narrates the new online autumn season for the American Songbook series, with five concerts filmed on the stage of 92Y's historic Kaufmann Concert Hall.

Telly Leung, Kara Lindsay, Julia Murney & More Featured in 92Y's LYRICS & LYRICISTS P Photo Telly Leung, Kara Lindsay, Julia Murney & More Featured in 92Y's LYRICS & LYRICISTS PRELUDES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 2, 2020

This fall brings new life toa??92Y's Lyrics & Lyricistsa?? with Preludes, a new autumn series to be available online. Five short-form programs will serve as a prologue to the upcoming 50th Anniversary Season in Spring 2021 in this special series led by Artistic Director Paul Masse.

Amas Musical Theatre Will Present DUET FOR THREE as Part Of The 'Dare To Be Different Photo Amas Musical Theatre Will Present DUET FOR THREE as Part Of The 'Dare To Be Different' Festival
by Stephi Wild - Oct 24, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre will present Duet For Three, a new musical with book by David Caudle, music by Kay Swift, and lyrics by Paul James, for three (3) performances only: Thursday, November 21 at 3pm & 7pm and Friday, November 22 at 7pm at A.R.T. /New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street a?" 10th Avenue & 53rd Street) as part of its a?oeDare to Be Differenta?? Festival.

Amas Musical Theatre Presents Evening of Five Musicals, DARE TO BE DIFFERENT Photo Amas Musical Theatre Presents Evening of Five Musicals, DARE TO BE DIFFERENT
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) now beginning its 51st season, will present the third year of Dare To Be Different, a series of five new musicals and three one-night only special events from November 2a?' 24, 2019 at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street a?' 10th Avenue & 53rd Street). For reservations, please email boxoffice@amasmusical.org or call 212-563-2565.

Bishop Arts Celebrates Color, Culture, & Creativity With 2019/2020 Season Photo Bishop Arts Celebrates Color, Culture, & Creativity With 2019/2020 Season
by Julie Musbach - Jul 23, 2019

Oak Cliff's award-winning multicultural and multidiscipline center for the arts, Bishop Arts Theatre Center (BATC), announces the 2019/2020 theatre series season. Under the direction of Founder and Executive Artistic Director Teresa Coleman Wash, the 26th season celebrates color, culture, and creativity embodying the diverse community of voices that are found in North Texas.

Nettle Creek Players Announce 2019 Season Photo Nettle Creek Players Announce 2019 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2019

Nettle Creek Players, a 501c3 not-for-profit arts organization in Hagerstown, Indiana, has announced its 2019 troupe of visiting professional theatre artists who will live in the community for nine weeks as they prepare and present the Nettle Creek Players 2019 Summer Stock Tent Theatre Season featuring productions of JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, GERSHWIN & FRIENDS: A BROADWAY SONGBOOK CABARET, and RUMPELSTILTSKIN, OR THE FAIRIE'S SECRET NAME. Performances of JOESPH will be at 7:30pm on July 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 25, 26 & 27 & 5:00pm on July 7 with GERSHWIN & FRIENDS at 5:00pm on July 14, 21 & 28 and RUMPELSTILTSIKIN at 11:00am on July 20 & 27. All performances will take place in the Nettle Creek Players Show Tent at 150 N. Plum Street in historic downtown Hagerstown, Indiana. Tickets for JOSEPH and GERSHWIN & FRIENDS are $15 per person with discounts available for students, children and groups of 10 or more. Tickets for RUMPELSTILTSKIN are $5 per person. Tickets and more information are available at www.nettlecreekplayers.com, at Facebook/NettleCreekPlayers and by phone at 765-312-2722.

The Triad Presents THE WOMEN WHO COMPOSE FOR BROADWAY One Night Only Event Photo The Triad Presents THE WOMEN WHO COMPOSE FOR BROADWAY One Night Only Event
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2017

The Women Who Compose for Broadway- A Musical Entertainment featuring the music of Nell Benjamin, Nancy Ford, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, Brenda Russell, Lucy Simon, Kay Swift, Jeanine Tesori and more, will perform for one special performance December 9, 2017, 4 pm at the Triad Theatre.

THE WOMEN WHO COMPOSE FOR BROADWAY to Debut at The Triad Photo THE WOMEN WHO COMPOSE FOR BROADWAY to Debut at The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2017

The Women Who Compose for Broadway - A Musical Entertainment featuring the music of Nell Benjamin, Nancy Ford, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, Brenda Russell, Lucy Simon, Kay Swift, Jeanine Tesori, and more, will perform for one special performance December 9, 2017, 4pm at the Triad Theatre.

THE WOMEN WHO COMPOSE FOR BROADWAY to Debut at The Triad Photo THE WOMEN WHO COMPOSE FOR BROADWAY to Debut at The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

The Women Who Compose for Broadway - A Musical Entertainment featuring the music of Nell Benjamin, Nancy Ford, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, Brenda Russell, Lucy Simon, Kay Swift, Jeanine Tesori, and more, will perform for one special performance December 9, 2017, 4pm at the Triad Theatre.

The Triad Presents THE WOMEN WHO COMPOSE FOR BROADWAY One Night Only Event Photo The Triad Presents THE WOMEN WHO COMPOSE FOR BROADWAY One Night Only Event
by Julie Musbach - Nov 25, 2017

The Women Who Compose for Broadway- A Musical Entertainment featuring the music of Nell Benjamin, Nancy Ford, Micki Grant, Mary Rodgers, Brenda Russell, Lucy Simon, Kay Swift, Jeanine Tesori and more, will perform for one special performance December 9, 2017, 4 pm at the Triad Theatre.

Patricia Birch to Helm Industry Readings of New Musical THE ROAD TO RUIN Photo Patricia Birch to Helm Industry Readings of New Musical THE ROAD TO RUIN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Industry readings of The Road to Ruin, a new musical by William Zeffiro, will be presented November 9th and 10th at Manhattan's Swing 46.

Patricia Birch to Helm Industry Readings of New Musical THE ROAD TO RUIN Photo Patricia Birch to Helm Industry Readings of New Musical THE ROAD TO RUIN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Industry readings of The Road to Ruin, a new musical by William Zeffiro, will be presented November 9th and 10th at Manhattan's Swing 46.

Out of the Box Theatrics Announces New 'Building the Box' Reading Series Photo Out of the Box Theatrics Announces New 'Building the Box' Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Producing Artistic Director Elizabeth Flemming and Out of the Box Theatrics has announced the new reading series Building the Box.

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