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RECAP: Madison Smith and Linda Benanti Sang and Javier Muñoz Talked About the Broadw Photo RECAP: Madison Smith and Linda Benanti Sang and Javier Muñoz Talked About the Broadway Relief Project on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2020

Stars in The House, benefiting The Actors Fund, continued Monday afternoon (2pm) with guest host Laura Benanti, Linda Benanti, Madison Smith, Bryan Andes, and Javier Muñoz.

Bernadette Peters, Victor Garber, Jennifer Holliday and More Join BROADWAY DOES MOTHE Photo Bernadette Peters, Victor Garber, Jennifer Holliday and More Join BROADWAY DOES MOTHER'S DAY
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2020

Additional casting has been announced for Broadway Does Mother's Day, a digital variety show featuring sketches, performances and appearances from Broadway shows and stars.

VIDEO: Watch Laura Benanti Shine the Spotlight on Students with #SunshineSongs Concer Photo VIDEO: Watch Laura Benanti Shine the Spotlight on Students with #SunshineSongs Concert
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2020

On the heels of her viral social media campaign, #SunshineSongs, Tony Award winning actress Laura Benanti is partnering with K4Connect and Seniorly to bring joy through music to senior living communities, aging loved ones isolated in their homes, children's hospitals, and beyond! Tonight at 6pm, the Sunshine Songs Concert will present the first intergenerational live viewing experience.

Laura Benanti Will Shine Spotlight on Students with #SunshineSongs Concert This Weeke Photo Laura Benanti Will Shine Spotlight on Students with #SunshineSongs Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020

On the heels of her viral social media campaign, #SunshineSongs, Tony Award winning actress Laura Benanti is partnering with K4Connect and Seniorly to bring joy through music to senior living communities, aging loved ones isolated in their homes, children's hospitals, and beyond! On Saturday, May 2nd at 6:00 PM EST, the Sunshine Songs Concert will present the first intergenerational live viewing experience. In March, Laura created #SunshineSongs, to invite students across the country to share videos of the performances they were not able to give this year due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Laura first partnered with her friend Kate Deiter-Maradei to explore a way to distribute the performance videos to senior communities and Children's Hospitals, as a result creating the Sunshine Concert event which you can watch below!

BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist Number Nine - The Stephen Sondheim Bi Photo BWW Feature: Stephen Mosher's Pandemic Playlist Number Nine - The Stephen Sondheim Birthday Edition
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 22, 2020

For Stephen Sondheim's 90th Birthday Stephen Mosher makes a list of 90 cabaret-themed videos of his songs. It's Epic and it will be a great way to distract yourself during your time at home.

Robert Bannon to Make LA Debut At Feinstein's With Michael Orland Photo Robert Bannon to Make LA Debut At Feinstein's With Michael Orland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

FEINSTEIN'S, Los Angeles's premier Supper Club, will present Robert Bannon bringing his new concert event, 'Unfinished Business; The Great American Songbook' for his Feinstein's Los Angeles Debut this April for a special one night only performance. He will be accompanied by Musical Director Michael Orland on piano.

BCB Bank Announces Three-Year Sponsorship In Support Of SOPAC Photo BCB Bank Announces Three-Year Sponsorship In Support Of SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC), now celebrating its 14th season of premier live entertainment, today announced a generous sponsorship from community champion BCB Bank to support SOPAC programming for the current and upcoming seasons. This commitment, which reflects BCB's mission to invest in the communities it serves, provides for each of SOPAC's 2019-20, 2020-21 and 2021-22 seasons.

Robert Bannon Sings The Great American Songbook At Feinsteins/54 Below, 11/27 Photo Robert Bannon Sings The Great American Songbook At Feinsteins/54 Below, 11/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Robert Bannon brings his new concert event, a?oeThe Great American Songbook:His Waya?? for his Feinsteins/54 Below Debut this November for a special Thanksgiving Eve performance. He will be accompanied by Musical Director John Urban on piano, Jimmy Merchant on Saxophone, Brian Gearty on Bass, PJ Corallo on drums, and Andrew Griffin on Viola, His special duet partners are Rebecca Bailey, Daniel Walstad, and Devin J. Hall.

Bagels And Broadway's Valerie Smaldone Welcomes Josh Lamon, John Miller, KT Sullivan  Photo Bagels And Broadway's Valerie Smaldone Welcomes Josh Lamon, John Miller, KT Sullivan And More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019

Bagels and Broadway a?" the radio show and podcast hosted by 5x Billboard Award winning media personality, Valerie Smaldone a?" brings entertainment notables, from Tony winners to hot newbies to audiences all over the planet, via radio or the world-wide web every Saturday at 9:05am. Valerie has another stellar lineup planned for Saturday, Oct. 19th. Audiences can tune in on radio at AM970, or by logging on to: http://www.am970TheAnswer.com.

Linda And Laura Benanti Join Valerie Smaldone On BAGELS AND BROADWAY Broadcast Photo Linda And Laura Benanti Join Valerie Smaldone On BAGELS AND BROADWAY Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Valerie Smaldone is thrilled to welcomes Laura Benanti and her mother Linda to Bagels and Broadway, the weekly radio show and podcast broadcasting this and every Saturday at 9:05am on radio AM970.

SOPAC Announces an Evening with Laura & Linda Benanti Photo SOPAC Announces an Evening with Laura & Linda Benanti
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

Tony Award winner and five-time Tony nominee Laura Benanti shares the SOPAC stage with the vocalist who most influenced her life and future career -- her mother, Linda Benanti -- in Laura & Linda Benanti: The Story Goes On, a touching and humorous musical journey through the special relationship between a mother and daughter.

Robert Bannon To Make 54 Below Debut November 27th Photo Robert Bannon To Make 54 Below Debut November 27th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019

Following his sold out show last summer at the Triad Theater in NYC, entertainer Robert Bannon brings his new concert event, 'The Great American Songbook:His Way' for his Feinsteins/54 Below Debut this November for a special Thanksgiving Eve performance. He will be accompanied by Musical Director John Urban on piano, Jimmy Marchant on Saxophone, Brian Gearty on Bass, PJ Corallo on drums, and Andrew Griffin on Viola, His special duet partners are Rebecca Bailey, Daniel Walstad, and Devin Hall.

Photo Flash: Inside 2019 ASTEP Color Ball Honoring Laura Benanti At Feinstein's/54 Be Photo Photo Flash: Inside 2019 ASTEP Color Ball Honoring Laura Benanti At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019

The 2019 ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty) Color Ball honored Laura Benanti and Lutheran Social Services for their work with ASTEP in providing arts education for students who have arrived in the United States as unaccompanied minors - and Laura's work in the creation of Singing You Home: Children's Songs for Family Reunification, in conjunction with Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Broadway music director and Founder Co-Executive Director of ASTEP. 

Shereen Ahmed, Linda Benanti And More Join the 2019 ASTEP Color Ball At Feinstein's/5 Photo Shereen Ahmed, Linda Benanti And More Join the 2019 ASTEP Color Ball At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

Next Monday, April 29 at 54 Below, Artists Striving to End Poverty (ASTEP) and friends are coming together to celebrate the 2019 ASTEP Color Ball. The 2019 Color Ball is a night to honor Artists/Activists who inspire ASTEP students, Sponsors who make our work possible and Community Partners who join our efforts in giving children from underserved communities access to the power of the arts. The evening is conceived by Broadway Musical Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell (ASTEP Founder and Co-Executive Director) and will allow ASTEP to give audience members an in depth look into our programs and the exciting work we have ahead of us.

BWW Review: LAURA & LINDA BENANTI THE STORY GOES ON at Artis-Naples Photo BWW Review: LAURA & LINDA BENANTI THE STORY GOES ON at Artis-Naples
by Carolan Trbovich - Mar 27, 2019

The Benanti Duo Dazzles Florida Audiences

Robert Bannon To Bring UNFINISHED BUSINESS: THE SEQUEL To NJ Photo Robert Bannon To Bring UNFINISHED BUSINESS: THE SEQUEL To NJ
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019

Following his sold out show this summer at the Triad Theater in NYC, Robert Bannon brings his new one man concert event, 'Unfinished Business: The Sequel' to NJ this March. He will be accompanied by John Urban on piano. The event will take place over two days, March 2nd and 3rd, at Peak PAC in Ridgefield NJ.

Laura Benanti and Mother Linda Benanti to Perform THE STORY GOES ON at Wolftrap Photo Laura Benanti and Mother Linda Benanti to Perform THE STORY GOES ON at Wolftrap
by Marika O'Hara - Feb 22, 2019

Tony-winner Laura Benanti will share the stage with her mother, former Broadway star Linda Benanti, in a concert titled The Story Goes On. The concerts will take on March 9 at 3 PM and 8 PM at the Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Virginia. The show will take audience members on 'a musical journey through the special relationship between a mother and daughter.' Tickets can be purchased at Wolftrap.org.

Robert Bannon To Bring UNFINISHED BUSINESS: THE SEQUEL To NJ Photo Robert Bannon To Bring UNFINISHED BUSINESS: THE SEQUEL To NJ
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Following his sold out show this summer at the Triad Theater in NYC, Robert Bannon brings his new one man concert event, 'Unfinished Business: The Sequel' to NJ this March. He will be accompanied by John Urban on piano. The event will take place over two days, March 2nd and 3rd, at Peak PAC in Ridgefield NJ.

The Triad Hosts UNFINISHED BUSINESS: A Concert Event With Robert Bannon Photo The Triad Hosts UNFINISHED BUSINESS: A Concert Event With Robert Bannon
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Robert Bannon to star in a one man Musical Revue at the Triad Theater on July 15th . The show entitled 'Unfinished Business' will be a Pop and Broadway Revue that will span ages and genres. The show will address the story and lessons of a 5th grade teacher from NJ and his journey back to the stage.

BWW Review:  Laura and Linda Benanti Return to Kennedy Center in THE STORY GOES ON Photo BWW Review: Laura and Linda Benanti Return to Kennedy Center in THE STORY GOES ON
by Jennifer Perry - Mar 11, 2018

The show, aptly titled 'The Story Goes On,' featured an eclectic set list, but there was one common thread - each song was exceptionally well sung.

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