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A native New Yorker, born and raised in Harlem made his Broadway debut as the swing in the ill fated, The First. He never made it on stage. The director, Martin Charnin told the cast as they were closing "If they were lucky, they would get to walk around the block again". It would take him almost ... (read more)
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Bio:
A native New Yorker, born and raised in Harlem made his Broadway debut as the swing in the ill fated, The First. He never made it on stage. The director, Martin Charnin told the cast as they were closing "If they were lucky, they would get to walk around the block again". It would take him almost ... (read more)
Jennifer Roberts Returns To Manhattan For A Special Tribute To Broadway Legend Sheldon Harnick Jennifer Roberts Returns To Manhattan For A Special Tribute To Broadway Legend Sheldon Harnick 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Singer Jennifer Roberts returns to Manhattan to toast legendary Broadway lyricist and composer Sheldon Harnick with a tribute show celebrating his impressive body of work. Jennifer will be joined in the special performance at New York hotspot a?oeDon't Tell Mamaa?? by musical director Tedd Firth and bassist Steve Doyle.  (more...)

THE GAY NO MORE TELETHON Comes to The Green Room 42THE GAY NO MORE TELETHON Comes to The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

In 2008, Reverend Vernon Jackson's Religious Broadcasting Network in Lynchburg Va. presented 'The Gay No More Telethon'. The goal: raise money to turn as many homosexuals as possible straight by the rapture or the 2014 Winter Olympics. Whichever came first. But now with the trump administration, the Supreme Court and the GOP looking to undo several advances made by the LGBTQ community since then, Reverend Jackson has seen the error of his ways and is touring the country to apologize. (more...)

Phoenix Best, Amber Iman, and More Among Latest Vassar Powerhouse CastingPhoenix Best, Amber Iman, and More Among Latest Vassar Powerhouse Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced additional casting for the highly anticipated 35th Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, which continues through Sunday, July 28. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, John Benjamin Hickey And More Star In Terrence McNally's SOME MEN at RattlestickPhoto Flash: Andre De Shields, John Benjamin Hickey And More Star In Terrence McNally's SOME MEN at Rattlestick
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019

Doug Nevin and Michael Urie, in partnership with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater closed out the Pride Plays' festival of play readings commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising, with a benefit reading of Terrence McNally's Some Men, helmed by Logan Reed, on June 24 at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater. (more...)

Stephen Colbert Visits Laura Benanti at MY FAIR LADY!Stephen Colbert Visits Laura Benanti at MY FAIR LADY!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Laura Benanti received a loverly visitor, as Stephen Colbert stopped by to see her in the Lincoln Center Theater's production of My Fair Lady! Check out this photo of Laura, who plays Melania Trump on The Late Show, with Colbert after last night's performance! (more...)

André De Shields, Noah Galvin, and More Cast in PRIDE PLAYS Reading of SOME MENAndré De Shields, Noah Galvin, and More Cast in PRIDE PLAYS Reading of SOME MEN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Festival producers Doug Nevin and Michael Urie, in partnership with Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and Festival Director Nick Mayo announce casting for the benefit closing night reading of Some Men, written by Terrence McNally (more...)

Celebrate Stonewall 50 Through Dance At The Alvin Ailey TheaterCelebrate Stonewall 50 Through Dance At The Alvin Ailey Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of Stonewall and World Pride coming to New York for the first time ever, Labyrinth Dance Theaterpresents Come Back Once More So I Can Say Goodbye,an evening-length theatrical dance concert featuring live original music and choreography, vintage recordings, historic footage, political soundbites and stunning visuals.Artistic Director Sasha Spielvogel's landmark piece tells the story of the gay community in New York City from 1965-1995:from the historic Sip-In at the Julius Bar and the early Gay Rights Movement to the uprising at Stonewall, and through the widespread apathy and abject hysteria of the AIDS crisis, these stunning performances allow us to experience the indomitable resolve of those who defiantly faced the siege against them with humor, bravery and compassion. Come Back Once Morereflects the historic resilience, compassion and heart of the LGBTQ community.Proceeds from the four upcoming performances, June 14th - 17th at The Alvin Ailey Citigroup Theater (405 West 55th Street, New York City), will benefit the Ali Forney Center, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, GMHC and Live Out Loud. (more...)

Breaking: MY FAIR LADY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This SummerBreaking: MY FAIR LADY Will Play Final Broadway Performance This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, will ends its long run at the Vivian Beaumont Theater on Sunday, July 7. The production, which won the 2018 Drama Desk, Outer Critics and Drama League Awards for Best Musical Revival, will have played a total of 548 performances (39 previews and 509 performances). (more...)

Photo Flash: MY FAIR LADY Celebrates One Year on BroadwayPhoto Flash: MY FAIR LADY Celebrates One Year on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

My Fair Lady on Broadway recently celebrated their landmark one year anniversary. Check out photos from the party below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside AMAS Musical Theatre's 50th Anniversary GalaPhoto Flash: Inside AMAS Musical Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968 and celebrated its 50th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the The Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street). Honorary Chair for the event is Academy Award-Winning actress and activist Whoopi Goldberg. Tony Award-winner Lillias White will be Mistress of Ceremonies evening. (more...)

Jennifer Roberts to Celebrate Sheldon Harnick's 95th BirthdayJennifer Roberts to Celebrate Sheldon Harnick's 95th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

2019 MAC nominee, Jennifer Roberts, returns to Manhattan to celebrate Broadway Legend Sheldon Harnick's 95th Birthday, with a reprise of her Cabaret Show 'JENNIFER ROBERTS....SHE LOVES SHELDON! (more...)

Alexander Gemignani to Join the Cast of MY FAIR LADY with a Little Bit of LuckAlexander Gemignani to Join the Cast of MY FAIR LADY with a Little Bit of Luck
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

Lincoln Center Theater has announced that Alexander Gemignani will assume the role of Alfred P. Doolittle in MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, beginning Tuesday, April 30 (more...)

Laura Benanti Extends Run in MY FAIR LADY Through July!Laura Benanti Extends Run in MY FAIR LADY Through July!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

Broadway has grown accustomed to her face, and we just can't get enough.  Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop) has announced that Laura Benanti, who recently garnered rave reviews for her performance as Eliza Doolittle, will continue in that role in its award-winning production of Lerner & Loewe's MY FAIR LADY, directed by Bartlett Sher, through Sunday, July 7 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street).       (more...)

Jennifer Roberts Returns To New York With Two Encore Appearances Of 'Jennifer Roberts: She Loves...Sheldon!'Jennifer Roberts Returns To New York With Two Encore Appearances Of 'Jennifer Roberts: She Loves...Sheldon!'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2019

Actress/Singer, Jennifer Roberts returns to New York with two encore appearances of 'Jennifer Roberts:She Loves...Sheldon!' at the Laurie Beechman Theater. Wednesday, January 30th and Today, February 5th @ 7:00 p.m. Appearing with Jennifer are Musical Director/Pianist Tedd Firth, with Phil Palombi on bass. (more...)

Jennifer Roberts Celebrates The Work Of Broadway Icon Sheldon HarnickJennifer Roberts Celebrates The Work Of Broadway Icon Sheldon Harnick
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Singer/Actress, Jennifer Roberts, celebrates the work of Broadway icon Sheldon Harnick in She Loves…  Sheldon! with One More Show Only at The Laurie Beechman Theatre, Tuesday, February 5th at 7 PM. The show is directed by Lance Roberts, with music director/pianist, Tedd Firth, and Phil Palombi on bass. (more...)

BWW TV: Jennifer Roberts Celebrates Her Love For Sheldon Harnick at The Laurie Beechman TheatreBWW TV: Jennifer Roberts Celebrates Her Love For Sheldon Harnick at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Eugene Ebner - Jan 30, 2019

Jennifer Roberts will bring her show SHE LOVES SHELDON to the Laurie Beechman on January 30 and February 5.  (more...)

Jennifer Roberts Returns To New York With Two Encore Appearances Of 'Jennifer Roberts: She Loves...Sheldon!'Jennifer Roberts Returns To New York With Two Encore Appearances Of 'Jennifer Roberts: She Loves...Sheldon!'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Actress/Singer, Jennifer Roberts returns to New York with two encore appearances of 'Jennifer Roberts:She Loves...Sheldon!' at the Laurie Beechman Theater. Today, January 30th and Tuesday, February 5th @ 7:00 p.m. Appearing with Jennifer are Musical Director/Pianist Tedd Firth, with Phil Palombi on bass. (more...)

Photo Flash: A Loverly First Look at Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White in MY FAIR LADY!Photo Flash: A Loverly First Look at Danny Burstein & Christian Dante White in MY FAIR LADY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2019

Earlier this month, six time Tony nominee Danny Burstein and Christian Dante White  assumed the role of Alfred P. Doolittle and Freddy Eynsford-Hill in Lerner & Loewe's My Fair Lady, directed by Bartlett Sher, at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street). Check out a first look at the duo in action below! (more...)

Jennifer Roberts Celebrates Sheldon Harnick On Jan. 30th At The Laurie Beechman TheatreJennifer Roberts Celebrates Sheldon Harnick On Jan. 30th At The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Singer Jennifer Roberts celebrates the work of Broadway icon Sheldon Harnick in She Loves... Sheldon! playing at The Laurie Beechman Theatre on January 30th and February 5th at 7 PM. The show is directed by Lance Roberts, with music director/pianist, Tedd Firth, and Phil Palombi on bass. (more...)

Jennifer Roberts Returns To New York With Two Encore Appearances Of 'Jennifer Roberts: She Loves...Sheldon!'Jennifer Roberts Returns To New York With Two Encore Appearances Of 'Jennifer Roberts: She Loves...Sheldon!'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

Actress/Singer, Jennifer Roberts returns to New York with two encore appearances of 'Jennifer Roberts:She Loves...Sheldon!' at the Laurie Beechman Theater. Wednesday, January 30th and Tuesday, February 5th @ 7:00 p.m. Appearing with Jennifer are Musical Director/Pianist Tedd Firth, with Phil Palombi on bass. (more...)

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