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Casting Announced for NYMF Readings of WOODY - A NEW FAIRY TALECasting Announced for NYMF Readings of WOODY - A NEW FAIRY TALE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

'Woody - A New Fairy Tale' was chosen as an Official Selection of the 2017 New York Musical Festival. Readings will be held on Monday, July 10th at 1:30 PM, Friday, July 14th at 3:30 PM, and 11:30 AM on Monday, July 17th at Playwrights Horizons Rehearsal Studio. (more...)

The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!The Journey of HAIRSPRAY- From Screen to Stage and Back Again!
by Jeffrey Kare - Dec 7, 2016

Tonight, America shall be introduced to the fourth incarnation of Hairspray. The first was the 1988 original film, the second was the 2002 Broadway musical, the third was its 2007 film adaptation, and now the 2016 live television production on NBC. Hairspray takes place in Baltimore, Maryland in the year 1962, where we meet a plump teenage girl named Tracy Turnblad, whose lifelong dream is to dance on the local TV dance program known as The Crony Collins Show. When Tracy wins a role on the show and becomes an overnight sensation, she luanches a campaign to intergrate the show. As a Welcome to the 60's, let's go back to beginning to learn the history of the property itself. (more...)

Jennifer Ashley Tepper Celebrates THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book Shop TodayJennifer Ashley Tepper Celebrates THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book Shop Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Dress Circle Publishing will celebrate their new book THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - with a special event at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 4oth Street in Manhattan) today, December 1 at 5:30 PM. (more...)

Jennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book ShopJennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Dress Circle Publishing will celebrate their new book THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - with a special event at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 4oth Street in Manhattan) on Thursday, December 1 at 5:30 PM. (more...)

Christopher Maring Will Receive 5th Annual T. FellowshipChristopher Maring Will Receive 5th Annual T. Fellowship
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces the next T. Fellow is Christopher Maring, the fifth fellow in the one?year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. The fellow will receive a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production. (more...)

Christopher Maring to Write New Musical as Columbia University's 2016 T. FellowChristopher Maring to Write New Musical as Columbia University's 2016 T. Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2016

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces the next T. Fellow is Christopher Maring, the fifth fellow in the one-year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. (more...)

You Wanna Be a Producer? CTI Will Show You How!You Wanna Be a Producer? CTI Will Show You How!
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 16, 2016

Tom Viertel, exec director of the Commercial Theater Institute, talks about how his organization trains people to produce on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrate Opening Night of Colman Domingo's DOTPhoto Coverage: Vineyard Theatre Celebrate Opening Night of Colman Domingo's DOT
by Walter McBride - Feb 22, 2016

DOT by Colman Domingo - currently starring as Strand on AMC's FEAR THE WALKING DEAD and also in The Sundance Grand Jury Prize and Audience Award winner THE BIRTH OF A NATION by Nate Parker - just opened at the Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15th St.). The play is directed by multiple Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, who returns to The Vineyard for the first time since she directed the theater's acclaimed world premiere of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS. Check out photos from the opening night after party below! (more...)

Broadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDING Musical Gets Winter Lab in NYC; Choreographer Bill T. Jones Joins Creative TeamBroadway-Bound MONSOON WEDDING Musical Gets Winter Lab in NYC; Choreographer Bill T. Jones Joins Creative Team
by Jessica Khan - Nov 3, 2015

Bollywood is moving closer to Broadway! The new musical adaptation of the 2001 film MONSOON WEDDING is getting another developmental lab this winter, according to an Equity casting notice. The show had a private industry reading last December and will return to New York, running January 25 through February 25, 2016, with two new additions to its creative team. (more...)

VIDEO: The Schuyler Sisters Welcome the DNC to HAMILTON; Obama Returns Tonight!VIDEO: The Schuyler Sisters Welcome the DNC to HAMILTON; Obama Returns Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

President Obama is heading back to the Richard Rodgers Theatre tonight for a special performance of Broadway's HAMILTON to raise funds for the Democratic Party. To welcome the DNC to the show, The Schuyler Sisters -- Phillipa Soo, Jasmine Cephas Jones and Renee Elise Goldsberry -- warmed up with a fun tune. Check it out below! (more...)

President Obama Heads Back to HAMILTON for Democratic Party Fundraiser TonightPresident Obama Heads Back to HAMILTON for Democratic Party Fundraiser Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015

President Obama stopped by the Richard Rodgers Theatre to catch a preview performance of Broadway's hottest show earlier this year, and he's heading back to HAMILTON tonight, November 2, for a special performance to raise funds for the Democratic Party. (more...)

President Obama Will Head Back to HAMILTON for Democratic Party FundraiserPresident Obama Will Head Back to HAMILTON for Democratic Party Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

It's been just over two months since President Obama stopped by the Richard Rodgers Theatre to catch a preview performance of Broadway's hottest show, and according to the New York Times, he'll be heading back to Hamilton soon. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 9/29/2015 - New Ruler for THE KING AND I, Nyong'o Onstage, BROADWAY SALUTES and More!WAKE UP with BWW 9/29/2015 - New Ruler for THE KING AND I, Nyong'o Onstage, BROADWAY SALUTES and More!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 29, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE KING AND I gets a new ruler, Lupita Nyong'o takes the stage and more! (more...)

President Obama Commends 2014 National Medal of Arts Honorees for 'Sharing Rare Truths'President Obama Commends 2014 National Medal of Arts Honorees for 'Sharing Rare Truths'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

In case you missed today's live-stream of President Barack Obama presenting the 2014 National Medals of Arts, read his full opening remarks from the afternoon ceremony below! (more...)

Jen Hoguet Awarded 2015 T. Fellowship from Columbia University School of the ArtsJen Hoguet Awarded 2015 T. Fellowship from Columbia University School of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces Jen Hoguet as the fourth fellow in the one-year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. The fellow will receive a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production. (more...)

Harold Prince, David Stone, Tom Schumacher, Jeffrey Seller & More Will Mentor 2015 T. Fellowship Winner; Applications Accepted Through 5/15Harold Prince, David Stone, Tom Schumacher, Jeffrey Seller & More Will Mentor 2015 T. Fellowship Winner; Applications Accepted Through 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces that applications for the third annual T. Fellowship will be accepted through May 15, 2015. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala Celebrating Margo Lion- Part 2Photo Coverage: Inside Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala Celebrating Margo Lion- Part 2
by Walter McBride - Apr 1, 2015

Betty Buckley, Kathleen Chalfant, Holly Hunter, Tony Kushner, Matthew Morrison, Tonya Pinkins, Kate Mulgrew and more joinined host John Waters Monday night for Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala, honoring Tony Award-winning producer Margo Lion. The annual Gala Fundraiser took place at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue), directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer (Hedwig, Spring Awakening, Brooklynite). BroadwayWorld brings you more photos from inside the special event below! Click here to check out Part 1. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala Celebrating Margo Lion!Photo Coverage: Inside Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala Celebrating Margo Lion!
by Walter McBride - Apr 1, 2015

Betty Buckley, Kathleen Chalfant, Holly Hunter, Tony Kushner, Matthew Morrison, Tonya Pinkins, Kate Mulgrew and more joinined host John Waters Monday night for Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala, honoring Tony Award-winning producer Margo Lion. The annual Gala Fundraiser took place at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue), directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer (Hedwig, Spring Awakening, Brooklynite). (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala, Honoring Margo LionPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala, Honoring Margo Lion
by Walter McBride - Mar 31, 2015

Betty Buckley, Kathleen Chalfant, Holly Hunter, Tony Kushner, Matthew Morrison, Tonya Pinkins, Kate Mulgrew and more joinined host John Waters last night for Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala, honoring Tony Award-winning producer Margo Lion. The annual Gala Fundraiser took place at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue), directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer(Hedwig, Spring Awakening, Brooklynite). (more...)

Matthew Morrison, Betty Buckley & More Set for Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala; John Waters Hosts TonightMatthew Morrison, Betty Buckley & More Set for Vineyard Theatre's 2015 Gala; John Waters Hosts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Vineyard Theatre welcomes Betty Buckley, Kathleen Chalfant, Holly Hunter, Tony Kushner, Matthew Morrison, Tonya Pinkins, and Kate Mulgrew joining host John Waters (Hairspray, Cry Baby) for their 2015 Gala honoring Tony Award-winning producer Margo Lion. The annual Gala Fundraiser will take place tonight, March 30th, 2015, beginning at 6:30pm, at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street between Broadway and Eighth Avenue). The Gala performance is directed by Tony Award winner Michael Mayer (Hedwig, Spring Awakening, Brooklynite). (more...)

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