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BWW Previews: Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party Welcomes Michael Feinstein In Jam-Packed Photo BWW Previews: Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party Welcomes Michael Feinstein In Jam-Packed July 13th Episode
by Stephen Mosher - Jul 12, 2020

Jim Caruso's Pajama Cast Party Welcomes Michael Feinstein In Jam-Packed July 13th Episode

Photo Coverage: The New York Pops in FIND YOUR DREAM: THE SONGS OF RODGERS AND HAMMER Photo Photo Coverage: The New York Pops in FIND YOUR DREAM: THE SONGS OF RODGERS AND HAMMERSTEIN
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 26, 2020

The New York Pops performed the timeless music of Rodgers and Hammerstein on Friday, January 24, 2020 at 8:00 p.m. in Find Your Dream: The Songs of Rodgers and Hammerstein joined by guest artists Laura Michelle Kelly and Max von Essen, as well as Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA.

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of HARRY CONNICK, JR. - A CELEBRATION Photo Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet of HARRY CONNICK, JR. - A CELEBRATION OF COLE PORTER
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 13, 2019

Harry Connick Jr - A Celebration of Cole Porter, honoring one of America's most respected songwriters, officially opened last night, Thursday, December 12th.

Photo Flash: Jim Caruso's Cast Party Continues To Dazzle At Birdland Photo Photo Flash: Jim Caruso's Cast Party Continues To Dazzle At Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019

Over the past few weeks, an enormous variety of musical and comic talent have stormed the Birdland stage during Jim Caruso's iconic Cast Party. Accompanied by musical director Billy Stritch, with Steve Doyle on bass and Daniel Glass on drums, the performers have run the gamut from up-and-coming hopefuls to Broadway stars.

BWW Review: HARRY CONNICK, JR. - A CELEBRATION OF COLE PORTER at Durham Performing Ar Photo BWW Review: HARRY CONNICK, JR. - A CELEBRATION OF COLE PORTER at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - Sep 22, 2019

This holiday season, three-time Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Harry Connick, Jr. will be headlining a one-man show celebrating the work of composer/lyricist Cole Porter for a limited run on Broadway. Recently, he played a premiere engagement at the Durham Performing Arts Center this past weekend. I got to be in attendance for the very first performance on September 21st, and now I give you my review.

BWW Review: DANCERS FOR GOOD 2019 Outdoes Itself Again! Photo BWW Review: DANCERS FOR GOOD 2019 Outdoes Itself Again!
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jul 29, 2019

Last year, in 2018, the third annual Dancers For Good Benefit supporting the Actors Fund Dancers Resource in East Hampton was so impressive that I challenged the founders to 'high-kick it up a notch even higher next year'. I'm thrilled to announce that not only did they clearly accept that challenge, they superseded all expectations!

Dancers For Good's Fourth Annual Benefit In East Hampton Raised Funds To Benefit The  Photo Dancers For Good's Fourth Annual Benefit In East Hampton Raised Funds To Benefit The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

The fourth annual Dancers For Good Benefit, supporting The Actors Fund, brought a multitude of talented, world-class dancers to Guild Hall in East Hampton. TONY Award-winning actress, Cady Huffman graciously hosted the evening, delivering a light-hearted and cheerful tone as she led the event, which honored Jerry Mitchell, Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon.

Dancers For Good To Host Fourth Annual Benefit In East Hampton Photo Dancers For Good To Host Fourth Annual Benefit In East Hampton
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Dancers For Good, the magical celebration of dance, will bring world-class companies, choreographers, dancers and performers under one roof for one night only for a charity event benefiting The Actors Fund, an organization that fosters stability and resiliency, and provides a safety net for performing arts and entertainment professionals over their lifespan.

Photo Flash: Broadway Dreams Presents UNPLUGGED 2019 Summer Intensive Tour Photo Photo Flash: Broadway Dreams Presents UNPLUGGED 2019 Summer Intensive Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2019

Broadway Dreams kicks off Unplugged, the 2019 Summer Intensive Tour in Atlanta, GA, followed by five U.S. cities, Calgary, Canada and Europa Park in Rust, Germany. In each location, Broadway Dreams will present an incredible roster of top Broadway directors, performers, and industry insiders who will offer highly personalized musical theater training through week-long intensive workshops for students of all ages, skill levels, and socio-economic backgrounds. At week's end, students will perform alongside their Broadway idols in a Broadway style revue open to the public.

Broadway Dreams Kicks Off The 2019 Summer Intensive Tour Photo Broadway Dreams Kicks Off The 2019 Summer Intensive Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019

Broadway Dreams kicks off Unplugged, the 2019 Summer Intensive Tour in Atlanta, GA, followed by five U.S. cities, Calgary, Canada and Europa Park in Rust, Germany.

Photo Coverage: Harvey Fierstein, Rita Moreno, and More Honored at the 2019 Actors Fu Photo Photo Coverage: Harvey Fierstein, Rita Moreno, and More Honored at the 2019 Actors Fund Gala
by Walter McBride - Apr 30, 2019

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, held their Annual Gala on Monday, April 29, 2019.

Wake Up With BWW 4/29: Noah Galvin and Caitlin Houlahan Join WAITRESS, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/29: Noah Galvin and Caitlin Houlahan Join WAITRESS, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Kick off a new week by catching up on the latest Broadway news!

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 4/27/2019
by - Apr 27, 2019

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 4/27/2019.

Beth Leavel, Amber Gray, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and More Set For The Actors Fund's 2019 Photo Beth Leavel, Amber Gray, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and More Set For The Actors Fund's 2019 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today their lineup of performers to pay special tribute to this year's honorees at their Annual Gala on Monday, April 29, 2019. Michael Urie (Harvey Fierstein's Torch Song) hosts the evening that will include performances by Amber Gray (Hadestown), Beth Leavel, Michael Potts, Matthew Sklar (The Prom), Damon Daunno,Rebecca Naomi Jones (Rodgers & Hammerstein's Oklahoma!), Sarah Stiles (Tootsie) and a special appearance by Chairman of The Actors Fund Brian Stokes Mitchell. Luke Hawkins & Evan Ruggiero will open the Gala with an original tap dance number. Additional presenters and guests include: Annette Bening,Kenny Leon, Jawan M. Jackson, Tony Kushner, Will Roland, Brandon Uranowitz, Eric William Morris, Celia Keenan-Bolger, Gideon Glick and more. Performers and guests are subjects to change.

Photo Flash: The 2018 Broadway Dreams Hold Annual NYC Showcase Photo Photo Flash: The 2018 Broadway Dreams Hold Annual NYC Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

On Monday, November 19, 2018, Broadway Dreams hosted its annual New York City Showcase, the organization's cornerstone event that affords select students from around the world a once-in-a-lifetime chance to turn their dreams into realities as they perform for every major Broadway casting agency working on Broadway as well as other top industry professionals. 

Photo Coverage: The Actors Fund Honors Rob Marshall, Jerry Mitchell, Baayork Lee, and Photo Photo Coverage: The Actors Fund Honors Rob Marshall, Jerry Mitchell, Baayork Lee, and More
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 31, 2018

This week the Actors Fund honored 2017 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award winner Baayork Lee; Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Jerry Mitchell; Emmy Award winner John Deluca; and Tony nominated, Emmy and Academy Award winner Rob Marshall; with a special Actors Fund Medal of Honor presented to actress, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade, at The Actors Fund's Career Transition For Dancers Masquerade Ball.

Birdland Presents Ron Carter's Great Big Band And More Week Of October 15 Photo Birdland Presents Ron Carter's Great Big Band And More Week Of October 15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with week one of the "Second Annual Celebration of Ron Carter" with Ron Carter's Great Big Band, Billy Stritch 'Autumn in the City,' Pasquale Grasso Trio, and more!

Birdland Announces October 2018 Schedule; Anita Gillette, Max von Essen, and More Photo Birdland Announces October 2018 Schedule; Anita Gillette, Max von Essen, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with Dee Dee Bridgewater with the Theo Croker Quintet, Kevin Eubanks Quartet, Anita Gillette, Ron Carter's Great Big Band, Quartet and Golden Striker Trio, Alan Broadbent Trio, Capathia Jenkins & Louis Rosen, Jay Leonhart, Pasquale Grasso Trio, Ken Peplowski with Special Guest Sinne Eeg, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more!

Actors Fund to Honor Baayork Lee, Jerry Mitchell, and More Photo Actors Fund to Honor Baayork Lee, Jerry Mitchell, and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018

The Actors Fund announced today that they will honor 2017 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award winner Baayork Lee; Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Jerry Mitchell; Emmy Award winner John Deluca; and Tony nominated, Emmy and Academy Award winner Rob Marshall; with a special Actors Fund Medal of Honor presented to actress, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade

BWW Review: DANCERS FOR GOOD BENEFIT FOR THE ACTORS FUND at Guild Hall East Hampton Photo BWW Review: DANCERS FOR GOOD BENEFIT FOR THE ACTORS FUND at Guild Hall East Hampton
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jul 25, 2018

Dancers for Good, a glitzy gala benefitting The Actors Fund brought top dance talents from Martha Graham, Paul Taylor Dance Companies and more to East Hampton in a flawless, echanting evening of dance honoring two legends and true 'dancers for good': Bebe Neuwith & Chita Rivera.

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