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Stephanie D'Abruzzo Shine Brightly in The York's JERRY'S GIRLSBWW Review: Christine Pedi, Stephanie Umoh and Stephanie D'Abruzzo Shine Brightly in The York's JERRY'S GIRLS
by Michael Dale - Aug 12, 2017

After Florenz Ziegfeld spent the early decades of Broadway's 20th Century 'glorifying the American Girl,' a young composer/lyricist named Jerry Herman spent a good hunk of the second half showcasing extraordinary women. (more...)

Photo Flash: Blow the Bugle! First Look at JERRY'S GIRLSPhoto Flash: Blow the Bugle! First Look at JERRY'S GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

The York Theatre Company presents the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and concept by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, featuring the greatest songs for women from such immortal musicals as Mame, Hello Dolly!, Milk and Honey, Mack and Mabel, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and La Cage Aux Folles. (more...)

JERRY'S GIRLS Begins Performances Tomorrow at York Theatre CompanyJERRY'S GIRLS Begins Performances Tomorrow at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Light the Candles!   Get the Ice Out!  Blow the Bugle!  The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, presents the special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and concept by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, featuring the greatest songs for women from such immortal musicals as Mame, Hello Dolly!, Milk and Honey, Mack and Mabel, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and La Cage Aux Folles.  The limited engagement of Jerry's Girls begins TOMORROW for 12-performances only, August 5 - 13, 2017 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  Opening Night is Sunday evening, August 6, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

JERRY'S GIRLS Adds Special Performance at York Theatre CompanyJERRY'S GIRLS Adds Special Performance at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Blow the Bugle!  Due to popular demand, The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director) has added a special performance on Sunday evening, August 13, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for the special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and concept by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, featuring the greatest songs for women from such immortal musicals as Mame, Hello Dolly!, Milk and Honey, Mack and Mabel, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and La Cage Aux Folles.  Tickets are now on sale! (more...)

Ryan Reynolds Shares First Look at Domino in DEADPOOL SequelRyan Reynolds Shares First Look at Domino in DEADPOOL Sequel
by Movies News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Today, Ryan Reynolds turned to Twitter to share a first look photo at actress Zazie Beetz as Domino Monday, in the upcoming sequel to DEADPOOL. (more...)


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Andrea McArdle to Headline The Gateway Playhouse's Grand Reopening GalaAndrea McArdle to Headline The Gateway Playhouse's Grand Reopening Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Tony nominee Andrea McArdle, Broadway's Original 'Annie', will open the newly renovated Gateway Playhouse on Saturday Evening August 19, 2017 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Stephanie D'Abruzzo, Christine Pedi and Stephanie Umoh to Star in JERRY'S GIRLS at York Theatre CompanyStephanie D'Abruzzo, Christine Pedi and Stephanie Umoh to Star in JERRY'S GIRLS at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Light the Candles! Get the Ice Out! Blow the Bugle! The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Tony Award-nominee Stephanie D'Abruzzo (Avenue Q), Christine Pedi (NEWSical the Musical), and Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime) will lead the parade of the special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls. (more...)

Marjorie Moon Joins New Federal Theatre as Administrative ConsultantMarjorie Moon Joins New Federal Theatre as Administrative Consultant
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

???????Marjorie Moon, Executive Director Emeritus of Brooklyn's esteemed Billie Holiday Theatre, has joined the team of Woodie King, Jr.'s New Federal Theatre (www.newfederaltheatre.com) as Administrative Consultant.   (more...)

Steve Grand and Tori Scott to Return to Provincetown for 4th of July WeekSteve Grand and Tori Scott to Return to Provincetown for 4th of July Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Producer Mark Cortale is bringing two rising music stars back to The Art House this summer after sold-out debuts last season. Recording artist Steve Grand returns for a summer-long engagement from July 5 - August 31, and cutting edge NYC cabaret star Tori Scott returns this summer for two shows only, on July 8 & 9 - she will also be opening for Bianca Del Rio at Provincetown's Town Hall on July 10th. (more...)

JERRY'S GIRLS to Bring Broadway's Iconic Women to York Theatre Company This AugustJERRY'S GIRLS to Bring Broadway's Iconic Women to York Theatre Company This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced a Special Summer 2017 Musicals in Mufti presentation of the hit Broadway revue Jerry's Girls, with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman and concept by Larry Alford, Wayne Cilento, and Jerry Herman, featuring the greatest songs for women from such immortal musicals as Mame, Hello Dolly!, Milk and Honey, Mack and Mabel, A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine and La Cage Aux Folles.  (more...)

HBO's THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS Coming to Blu-ra/DVD 9/5HBO's THE IMMORTAL LIFE OF HENRIETTA LACKS Coming to Blu-ra/DVD 9/5
by TV News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

Led by Oscar® nominee and TV icon Oprah Winfrey and Emmy® nominee Rose Byrne, the “Intriguing and thought provoking” (The New York Times) HBO® Film, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, is available to own on Blu-RayTM and DVD September 5, 2017. (more...)

Deborah Grace Winer Steps Down as 92Y's 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Artistic DirectorDeborah Grace Winer Steps Down as 92Y's 'Lyrics & Lyricists' Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

After presiding over her 50th original show as Artistic Director for the 92Y's Lyrics & Lyricists American Songbook concert series, Deborah Grace Winer announced she will be leaving to explore new opportunities to celebrate classic Broadway and the American songbook. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 2, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 2, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 2, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI: Welcome to Friday, June 2, 2017! The weekend is upon us (thank you, very much) and we cannot conceive of a better way to live life dramatically than by catching a first night performance of a show? It's opening night for several new shows and we send out warm wishes of "break a leg"... (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 25, 2017GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for May 25, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 25, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI! Welcome to Thursday, May 25, 2017! So, here's the thing: We're up far earlier every morning than we'd actually choose to be, given the choice, and today we were lost in slumber, having a really terrific and very intriguing dream - I was in Louisville with my best pal Patrick Wilson. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief May 25th, 2017 - THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR and More!BWW Morning Brief May 25th, 2017 - THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR and More!
by Jessica Khan - May 25, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: The new musical THE BOY WHO DANCED ON AIR bows tonight at Abingdon! (more...)

Glitter and Be Gay at CANDIDE Opening 6/3 at Music Theatre WorksGlitter and Be Gay at CANDIDE Opening 6/3 at Music Theatre Works
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Music Theater Works (formerly Light Opera Works) presents the Leonard Bernstein classic, CANDIDE, based on Voltaire's satire on the follies of the human race, at Cahn Auditorium in Evanston, June 3 through 11. A 24-piece orchestra accompanies the well-known songs "Glitter and Be Gay," "The Best of All Possible Worlds" and "Make Our Garden Grow." (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, May 24, 2017Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, May 24, 2017
by - May 22, 2017

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX on Wednesday, May 24, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE - Season Finale on FOX - Wednesday, May 17, 2017Scoop: EMPIRE - Season Finale on FOX - Wednesday, May 17, 2017
by - May 15, 2017

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE - Season Finale, airing on FOX on Wednesday, May 17, 2017! (more...)

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