Photo Coverage: Mark William Returns to The Green Room 42Photo Coverage: Mark William Returns to The Green Room 42
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 26, 2019

Mark William recently made his solo nightclub debut at The Green Room 42 with the critically-acclaimed world premiere of Come Croon With Me, and has returned for an encore performance on January 25th at 7pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for New Gwen Verdon Documentary, MERELY MARVELOUSVIDEO: Watch the Trailer for New Gwen Verdon Documentary, MERELY MARVELOUS
by Stage Tube - May 22, 2018

'Merely Marvelous: The Dancing Genius of Gwen Verdon' is an upcoming documentary film about the life and career of the greatest triple-threat in Broadway history, actor/singer/dancer Gwen Verdon.  (more...)

Talk and Signing for BIG DEAL: Bob Fosse And Dance In The American Musical to be Held at the Drama Book ShopTalk and Signing for BIG DEAL: Bob Fosse And Dance In The American Musical to be Held at the Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

There will a discussion and signing for BIG DEAL: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical by Kevin Winkler on Thursday, 10th at 5pm at the The Drama Book Shop 250 West 40th St. (bet B'way & 8th Ave). (more...)

The Drama Book Shop Will Hold a Talk and Book Signing For BIG DEAL: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American MusicalThe Drama Book Shop Will Hold a Talk and Book Signing For BIG DEAL: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2018

There will a discussion and signing for BIG DEAL: Bob Fosse and Dance in the American Musical by Kevin Winkler on Thursday, 10th at 5pm at the The Drama Book Shop 250 West 40th St. (bet B'way & 8th Ave). Noted author Ken Bloom joins Kevin to discuss the book. With his trademark hunched shoulders, turned-in stance, and stuttering staccato jazz movement, Fosse was the groundbreaker in the development of choreography for the Broadway musical. The book is a fascinating look at the evolution of the man as a choreographer and director. (more...)

BWW Feature: Bob Fosse's DANCIN' Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary and Cast Reunion at the Dancers Over 40 EventBWW Feature: Bob Fosse's DANCIN' Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary and Cast Reunion at the Dancers Over 40 Event
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Apr 14, 2018

As a way of introducing myself as the new DANCE REVIEWER for Broadway World L. A., I am reporting on an historic event in which I participated at St. Luke's Theatre on March 26th, 2018 in NYC: the 40th-year anniversary and reunion of the cast members of the opening of Tony Award-Winning Bob Fosse's DANCIN' on Broadway at The Broadhurst Theatre on March 27, 1978. (more...)

Cy Coleman A JAZZMAN'S BROADWAY Available This WeekCy Coleman A JAZZMAN'S BROADWAY Available This Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

This week – Friday, April 6th, 2018 Harbinger Records is releasing CY COLEMAN A Jazzman's Broadway (Jamaica, Flower Drum Song, South Pacific) HCD 3401. Harbinger loves composer/jazz pianist Cy Coleman. In fact, they have undertaken an entire series of CDs devoted to his vast musical talents. The first Coleman CD was a companion to the first biography on Cy, You Fascinate Me So (an overview of rare songs by Coleman with as disparate a bunch of lyricists as Carolyn Leigh, Dorothy Fields, Floyd Huddleston, A.E. Hotchner, and even comic Allan Sherman). The CD got rave reviews and opened many musical theatre aficionados to the depth of his composing skills. (more...)

Bebe Neuwirth Hosts DANCERS OVER 40 Reunion Of Original Cast Of DANCINBebe Neuwirth Hosts DANCERS OVER 40 Reunion Of Original Cast Of DANCIN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2018

Tony Award-winning actress BEBE NEUWIRTH will host the 40th Anniversary and reunion of the original cast of Bob Fosse's DANCIN' on March 26th at 7 PM at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, NYC. The evening, presented by Dancers Over 40, will feature members of the original Broadway cast as well as others that joined the show during the run. Ms. Neuwirth appeared in DANCIN' during the final four months of the Broadway engagement. (more...)

Bob Fosse's DANCIN' Original Cast Members to Hold Panels to Celebrate 40th AnniversaryBob Fosse's DANCIN' Original Cast Members to Hold Panels to Celebrate 40th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

DANCIN' opened on Broadway on March 27, 1978 and ran for four years, and was Bob Fosse's only all-dancing and all-singing musical. To mark this historic event, Dancers Over 40 will assemble a spectacular 'once-in-a-lifetime' panel of original cast members almost exactly to the day of their 1978 debut - March 26, 2018, 7pm at St. Luke's Theater, 308 West 46th Street. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of The York Theatre Musicals in Mufti Series' BAR MITZVAH BOYPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night of The York Theatre Musicals in Mufti Series' BAR MITZVAH BOY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 12, 2018

Mazel Tov! The Jule Styne Celebration Continues! The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, presents the rarely-seen musical Bar Mitzvah Boy, with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Tony and Oscar winner Don Black (Sunset Boulevard), and book by Jack Rosenthal (Yentl), as adapted by David Thompson (The Scottsboro Boys), the second of three shows in the Winter 2018 Musicals in Mufti Series celebrating the work of composer Jule Styne. Performances began February 10, 2018 for 11 performances only through Sunday, February 18, 2018 at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night was Sunday evening, February 11, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. Check out photos from the night below! (more...)

Ken Bloom Wins Grammy Award for Best Album Notes for 'Shuffle Along' CD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Ken Bloom, author of the new book SHOW AND TELL: The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes has won a 2017 Grammy Award in the category Best Album Notes along with his collaborator Richard CarlinIt's for Harbinger's Sissle and Blake Sing HUFFLE ALONG CD. This was Bloom's second Grammy nomination. His recording of “Maxine Sullivan Sings Great Songs from the Cotton Club” was previously nominated as Best Jazz Vocal Album. (more...)

Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS (more...)

Ken Bloom Receives Grammy Nomination for SHOW AND TELL: The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Ken Bloom, author of the new book SHOW AND TELL:  The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes has been nominated for a 2017 Grammy Award in the category Best Album Notes along with his collaborator Richard Carlin. This is Bloom's second Grammy nomination. His recording of "Maxine Sullivan Sings Great Songs from the Cotton Club" was previously nominated as Best Jazz Vocal Album. (more...)

Adele, Beyonce Among 59th GRAMMY AWARD Nominees; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

This morning, The Recording Academy and 2016 GRAMMY Best New Artist, Meghan Trainor, kicked off this year's GRAMMY Awards nominations by revealing nominees in the four General Field categories (Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Album Of The Year) live on 'CBS This Morning. (more...)

Upcoming Theater Book Releases for October 2016
by - Oct 1, 2016

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre Books and DVDs for October 2016. (more...)

Ken Bloom's SHOW AND TELL Book of Broadway Anecdotes Out This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2016

Did you know that Frank Sinatra was nearly considered for the original production of Fiddler on the Roof? Or that Lin-Manuel Miranda called out an audience member on Twitter for texting during a performance of Hamilton? In SHOW AND TELL, Broadway aficionado-in-chief Ken Bloom takes readers on a spirited spin through some of the most intriguing factoids in show business, offering up an unconventional history of the theatre in all its idiosyncratic glory. (more...)

Ken Bloom's SHOW AND TELL: THE NEW BOOK OF BROADWAY ANECDOTES Book to Hit the Shelves This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Ken Bloom, who is a leading authority on American popular song and musical theatre, has written SHOW AND TELL: The New Book of Broadway Anecdotes to be released October 3, 2016. (more...)

Broadway Legend John Kander to Attend Musical Theater Projects PERFECTLY MARVELOUS
by Roy Berko - Sep 18, 2015

Liza Minnelli once said, 'The greatest thing about [John] Kander and [Fred] Ebb is you sing their songs and you feel good.' She was referring to the multi-award winning Broadway writing team who gave the world such songs as, 'How Lucky Can You Get?,' 'Maybe This Time,' 'All That Jazz,' 'Cabaret,' and 'But The World Goes Round.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: You Fascinate Me So - The Life & Times of Cy Coleman on Backstage with Peter LeDonne
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 26, 2015

This Sunday's fascinating guests on Backstage with Peter LeDonne are author Andy Prospt and producer Ken Bloom. Mr. Probst has written the recent biography of Cy Coleman titled You Fascinate Me. Ken Bloom produced the companion CD of Cy's demos for the book.  Jamie DeRoy and Peter LeDonne can be heard on 970 am Sundays and on podcast. (more...)

Cole Porter Society to Present COLE PORTER IN PARIS: THE LOST SONGS, 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

The Cole Porter Society is pleased to present COLE PORTER IN PARIS: THE LOST SONGS, featuring the West Coast Premiere of La Revue Des Ambassadeurs, a newly unearthed thought to be lost production of Cole Porter in Paris in 1928, performed by Cole Porter Society founder and entertainer, Noah Griffin along with an incredible ensemble of Bay Area musicians and performers. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Anita Gillette Visits Penny Fuller at A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 13, 2014

Anita Gillette visited her friend Penny Fuller, who is appearing in Berkshire Theatre Group's production of A Little Night Music at The Colonial Theater in Pittsfield, MA. BroadwayWorld was there as well- check below for some photos from backstage! (more...)

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