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NYC Parks Renames Central Park Drive in Honor of Former Mayor John V. Lindsay
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

NYC Parks Commissioner Veronica M. White and Central Park Conservancy President & CEO, Douglas Blonsky, unveiled new signs today renaming the Lower Loop of Central Park Drive as "John V. Lindsay Drive" in honor of former Mayor John V. Lindsay. The Lindsay family was represented at today's dedication by his daughters Kathy Lake and Margi Picotte, his granddaughters Stephanie, Jessica, and Mimi, his sister-in-law, Mary Lindsay, and other nieces and nephews, as well as alumni of the Lindsay Administration. (more...)

John Lindsay Receives Plaque for Broadway Theatre Contributions
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2010

Parks & Recreation Commissioner Adrian Benepe and Cultural Affairs Commissioner Kate Levin today unveiled a new plaque at the TKTS booth in Duffy Square, honoring the site's history and recent restorations, while also lauding the efforts of Mayor John V. Lindsay. Mayor Lindsay was a passionate supporter of the Broadway Theatre and was instrumental in the creation of the original TKTS booth with the Theatre Development Fund in 1973, making Duffy Square ever since a destination point for those in search of reduced-price theater tickets. Also in attendance at today's unveiling were State Assembly Member Richard Gottfried; Broadway producer Hal Prince, who is Chair of the Theatre Industry Committee to Honor John Lindsay; as well as leaders of the Times Square Alliance, Theatre Development Fund, Broadway League, Broadway Association, and members of Mayor Lindsay's family. (more...)

Rising Action Theater Presents REEFER MADNESS Through 4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2010

The hit madcap musical based on the 1936 anti marijuana propaganda movie ran for almost a year in Los Angeles to packed houses. It transferred Off-Broadway in 2001 but the 9/11 tragedy put a hitch in the New York Success. It was subsequently filmed as an HBO film-- 'Reefer Madness the Musical'. (more...)

Rising Action Theater Presents REEFER MADNESS 3/4-4/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010

The hit madcap musical based on the 1936 anti marijuana propaganda movie ran for almost a year in Los Angeles to packed houses. It transferred Off-Broadway in 2001 but the 9/11 tragedy put a hitch in the New York Success. It was subsequently filmed as an HBO film-- 'Reefer Madness the Musical'. (more...)

'Reefer Madness, The Musical' Parody Of Anti Marijuana Movie Hits The Stage
by Beau Higgins - Feb 22, 2010

The hit madcap musical based on the 1936 anti marijuana propaganda movie ran for almost a year in Los Angeles to packed houses. It transferred Off-Broadway in 2001 but the 9/11 tragedy put a hitch in the New York Success. It was subsequently filmed as an HBO film-- 'Reefer Madness the Musical'. (more...)

Rising Action Theater Presents REEFER MADNESS 3/4-4/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2010

The hit madcap musical based on the 1936 anti marijuana propaganda movie ran for almost a year in Los Angeles to packed houses. It transferred Off-Broadway in 2001 but the 9/11 tragedy put a hitch in the New York Success. It was subsequently filmed as an HBO film-- 'Reefer Madness the Musical'. (more...)

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