Photo Flash: Eva Noblezada Receives 2019 Coalition For Asian American Children And Families Catalyst For Change AwardPhoto Flash: Eva Noblezada Receives 2019 Coalition For Asian American Children And Families Catalyst For Change Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

The Coalition for Asian American Children and Families (CACF) hosted its 3rd Annual Catalyst for Change Awards Gala at the Edison Ballroom in New York on November 4 to celebrate CACF's empowerment of Asian Pacific American (APA) children and families and to honor those who are a force for positive change in the APA community. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside the NAAP Developmental Workshop THE MONKEY KING: A MODERN MUSICALPhoto Flash: Take a Look Inside the NAAP Developmental Workshop THE MONKEY KING: A MODERN MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2019

Get a glimpse into the legendary world of “The Monkey King, A Modern Musical”, which had a developmental workshop presented by National Asian Artists Project (NAAP). The workshop took place on Thursday, Oct 3, 2019 at Actors Temple Theatre in NYC. A cast of 9 actors representative of the asian theatre community and members of NAAP, under the direction of Steven Eng, brought an explosive new musical to life at the Actors Temple Theater (339 W 47th St, New York, NY) on Oct 3. (more...)

Alfred Molina, Janet Dacal & More to Star in Wheelhouse Theater Company's Staged Reading of ORACLESAlfred Molina, Janet Dacal & More to Star in Wheelhouse Theater Company's Staged Reading of ORACLES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

Wheelhouse Theater Company today announced that it will present a staged reading of Oracles: Primitive Murderous Rage and Oedipusgate written by Jonathan Lynn and directed by Wheelhouse's Artistic Director, Jeff Wise. (more...)

Casting Announced For Wheelhouse Theater Company's Staged Reading Of ORACLESCasting Announced For Wheelhouse Theater Company's Staged Reading Of ORACLES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

Wheelhouse Theater Company today announced that it will present a staged reading of ORACLES: MURDER AT THE CROSSROADS AND OEDIPUSGATE a?" A DOUBLE BILL, written by Jonathan Lynn and directed by Wheelhouse's Artistic Director, Jeff Wise. The reading will be held at Manhattan Theatre Club Studios, 311 West 43rd St., on Thursday, 10/31 at 1:30 pm and Friday 11/01 at 11am. Featured in the cast will be Alfred Molina, Austin Pendleton, Nadia Bowers, Lori Tan Chinn, Janet Dacal, Christopher Hanke, and Magaret Odette. Industry members can arrange for tickets by emailing: contact@wheelhousetheater.org (more...)

Comedy Central Announces AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENSComedy Central Announces AWKWAFINA IS NORA FROM QUEENS
by TV News Desk - Sep 9, 2019

Comedy Central today announced the official name of the highly-anticipated, Awkwafina-led series: Awkwafina is Nora From Queens. The #1 brand in comedy also announced the slate of predominantly female and diverse directors for the 10-episode series: Emmy® Award-nominated actress/director Natasha Lyonne (Russian Doll), Lucia Aniello (Broad City), Jamie Babbit (But I'm a Cheerleader), The Daniels (Swiss Army Man), Steven Tsuchida (Younger) and Anu Valia (The Other Two). Currently in production in New York, Awkwafina is Nora From Queens is slated to premiere on Comedy Central in January 2020. (more...)

BWW Album Review: HALF TIME Never Quite Scores The WinBWW Album Review: HALF TIME Never Quite Scores The Win
by Amanda Prahl - Aug 7, 2019

Based loosely on a true story, Half Time tells a classic fish-out-of-water story: a group of senior citizen dancers who audition to be halftime dancers, only to panic when they learn they have to dance hip-hop. The musical, which includes some of the last songs written by theatre legend Marvin Hamlisch, is certainly charming, but it never quite transcends the cheesiness of its material. (more...)

HALF TIME Cast and Creatives to Host CD SigningHALF TIME Cast and Creatives to Host CD Signing
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

On Wednesday the 14th of August from 5:30 to 6:30 PM Theatre Circle, located at 268 West 44th Street, in the heart of the Theater District, will be hosting a CD signing for the original cast album of 'Half Time 'the musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields Receives 2019 Richard Seff AwardPhoto Flash: Andre De Shields Receives 2019 Richard Seff Award
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2019

Newly anointed Tony winner Andre De Shields capped off the theater award season by receiving the 2019 Richard Seff Award at Equity's Eastern Regional Board meeting on June 11th at Equity's office in New York. (more...)

Photo Flash: Regina Taylor, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Marva Hicks, Lori Tan Chinn And More Celebrate OO-BLA-DEE Opening Night At Two RiverPhoto Flash: Regina Taylor, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Marva Hicks, Lori Tan Chinn And More Celebrate OO-BLA-DEE Opening Night At Two River
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2019

Two River Theater presents Oo-Bla-Dee, written by Regina Taylor, featuring original lyrics by Taylor and original music by composer/orchestrator Diedre L. Murray, directed by Ruben Santiago-Hudson. The choreography is by Kenneth L. Roberson and the music direction is by George Caldwell, with vocal arrangements by Carol Maillard. (more...)

Steppenwolf's SCOUT + LookOut Present BALD SISTERS ReadingSteppenwolf's SCOUT + LookOut Present BALD SISTERS Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2019

Steppenwolf Theatre Company's current and highly successful world premiere of La Ruta by Isaac Gomez received a workshop and public reading at Steppenwolf as part of the theatre's new play development initiative, SCOUT, in conjunction with Steppenwolf's multi-genre series, LookOut. (more...)

Photo Flash: Look Inside the The 2018 DO40 Annual Legacy AwardsPhoto Flash: Look Inside the The 2018 DO40 Annual Legacy Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

The 2018 DO40 10th annual Legacy Awards were held at LIPS Restaurant Monday evening, December 10th.  (more...)

Awkwafina Coming To Comedy Central In New Scripted Comedy SeriesAwkwafina Coming To Comedy Central In New Scripted Comedy Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

Comedy Central is working with  ascendant multi-hyphenate Awkwafina, as the #1 brand in comedy ordered 10 episodes of her self-titled scripted series, it was announced today by Sarah Babineau and Jonas Larsen, Executive Vice Presidents and Co-Heads of Talent and Development for Comedy Central. (more...)

Dancers Over 40's 10th Annual Legacy Awards And Holiday Dinner Will Be Held December 10Dancers Over 40's 10th Annual Legacy Awards And Holiday Dinner Will Be Held December 10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

Dancers Over 40 continues its 25th Anniversary season with the 10th Annual Legacy Awards and Holiday Dinner Monday, December 10, 2018. This celebration honoring our very own members will be held at LIPS Restaurant, 227 East 56th Street 6 – 9pm and hosted by Drama Desk Award Winner Jim Brochu. There will be guest speakers and performances by entertainer/activist and member of the NYC Nightlife Advisory Board Marti Gould Cummings, along with the always wonderfully delicious full-course meal. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jeffrey Li, Telly Leung And More Star In Reading Of CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEETPhoto Flash: Jeffrey Li, Telly Leung And More Star In Reading Of CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

America's Got Talent's Jeffrey Li made his musical theater debut in the developmental reading of Lainie Sakakura (producer/book) and Paul Fujimoto's (music/lyrics) CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET, a musical adaptation of The New York Times Best Selling novel, HOTEL ON THE CORNER OF BITTER AND SWEET by Jamie Ford at The Playroom Theater in New York on September 17. (more...)

Photo Flash: Tracie Thoms, Eric William Morris and More Visit GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHERPhoto Flash: Tracie Thoms, Eric William Morris and More Visit GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2018

The cast of GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER have had many guests from the Broadway community throughout its run. Among those were Lori Tan Chinn, Baayork Lee, Paul Shaffer, Andre De Shields, Denise Burse, Tracie Thoms, Jose Llana, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Marsha Mason, Alex Newell, Daniel K. Isaac, the kids from SCHOOL OF ROCK, Eric William Morris and his cast members from KING KONG. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, Bebe Neuwirth and More Attend Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOFPhoto Flash: Bernadette Peters, Mandy Patinkin, Bebe Neuwirth and More Attend Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2018

The cast of the Yiddish language production of Fiddler on the Roof have welcomed some special guests throughout their run. Among them have been Bernadette Peters, Joel Gray, Bebe Neuwirth, Mandy Patinkin, and many more. Check out photos below of the Broadway royalty that have shown their faces at this unique production! (more...)

The O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and PlaysThe O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think Of Paper Mill's HALF TIME?Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think Of Paper Mill's HALF TIME?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse is currently hosting the East Coast premiere of Half Time, a new musical. Get a first look at the company in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Opening Night Cast Party For HALF TIME at Paper MillPhoto Coverage: Inside the Opening Night Cast Party For HALF TIME at Paper Mill
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 13, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Half Time, a new musical, with book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean. Half Time began performances May 31, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. Last night was the show's opening night. Check out photos from inside the cast's opening night cast party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of HALF TIME at Paper Mill Takes Their Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: The Cast of HALF TIME at Paper Mill Takes Their Opening Night Bows
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 13, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Half Time, a new musical, with book by Bob Martin and Chad Beguelin, music by Matthew Sklar, lyrics by Nell Benjamin and additional music by Marvin Hamlisch and Ester Dean. Half Time began performances May 31, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 1, 2018, at Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. Last night was the show's opening night. Check out photos of the cast's opening bows below! (more...)

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