Date of Birth: June 04, 1955 (63)
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Breaking: TORCH SONG, KPOP & More Earn Off Broadway Alliance Awards Nominations!Breaking: TORCH SONG, KPOP & More Earn Off Broadway Alliance Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the nominees for the 8th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off-Broadway during the 2017-2018 season. (more...)

Outer Critics Circle Award Nominees Announced; SPONGEBOB, HARRY POTTER, and MY FAIR LADY Lead Nominations!Outer Critics Circle Award Nominees Announced; SPONGEBOB, HARRY POTTER, and MY FAIR LADY Lead Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators covering New York theater for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, announced today (April 24, 2018) its nominees for the 2017-18 season. Broadway's "Come From Away" starJenn Colella along with "The Band's Visit" sensation Katrina Lenk presided over the (11AM) announcement ceremony in the Oak Room at New York's renowned Algonquin Hotel (59 W 44th Street).  (more...)

Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young to Lead New Musical HIT HER WITH THE SKATESDiana DeGarmo and Ace Young to Lead New Musical HIT HER WITH THE SKATES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

American Idols and real-life couple, Diana DeGarmo and Ace Young have signed on to star in the upcoming musical, HIT HER WITH THE SKATES, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, (more...)

Chalfant, Corman, Davis, Robins & Testa Join Rotating Cast of Royal Family Productions' WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories From The FrontlinesChalfant, Corman, Davis, Robins & Testa Join Rotating Cast of Royal Family Productions' WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories From The Frontlines
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Royal Family Productions, a non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, presented a benefit staging of an original series of monologues entitled WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories from the Frontlines, written, curated, and directed by Royal Family artistic director Chris Henry from stories told to her by a group of anonymous women, with choreography from Lorna Ventura. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night of FEEDING THE DRAGONPhoto Coverage: Primary Stages Celebrates Opening Night of FEEDING THE DRAGON
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 4, 2018

It was one of the season's most exciting Off Broadway Opening Night's at The Cherry Lane Theatre last night as Primary Stages in association with Jamie deRoy and Hartford Stage presented writer and performer Sharon Washington in Feeding The Dragon. (more...)

VIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT Stars Sing for Artists For World PeaceVIDEO: THE BAND'S VISIT Stars Sing for Artists For World Peace
by Stage Tube - Mar 16, 2018

Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, recently hosted its 7th annual Broadway event at The Cutting Room. The show was produced by Broadway's own Sharone Sayegh and Wendy Black-Nasta, the founder of AFWP. Among the performers were stars of the Broadway hit THE BAND'S VISIT. Watch below to see the cast sing for world peace! (more...)

Mary Testa And Eddie Korbich Headline New Musical SACRIFICES At Emerging Artists Theatre's New Work SeriesMary Testa And Eddie Korbich Headline New Musical SACRIFICES At Emerging Artists Theatre's New Work Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2018

A host of Broadway actors will be part of the presentations of Sacrifices on March 18th and 19th. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE AMATEURS Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: THE AMATEURS Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2018

The Amateurs opened at the Vineyard last night, check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Stars Sing Out for Peace at Charity BenefitPhoto Flash: Broadway Stars Sing Out for Peace at Charity Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, recently hosted its 7th annual Broadway event on Sunday, February 18th, at The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, Manhattan, New York. BroadwayWorld has photos from the star-studded event, check them out below! (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes THE BAND'S VISIT's Adam KantorThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes THE BAND'S VISIT's Adam Kantor
by Theater People Podcast - Feb 19, 2018

On Monday, February 19, the Theater People podcast welcomes Broadway favorite Adam Kantor back to the podcast. Kantor, currently co-starring as Telephone Guy in the critically acclaimed new musical THE BAND'S VISIT shares stories of how he won the role, working with the creative team on creating the role, and perfecting his character's haunting and beautiful song 'Answer Me.' (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Legend, Lea SalongaThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway Legend, Lea Salonga
by Theater People Podcast - Feb 5, 2018

On Monday, February 5 Theater People podcast welcomes Tony winner Lea Salonga. For the episode, Salonga Talks about taking on the role of Erzule, The Goddess of Love in Michael Arden's Broadway revival of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND, which is currently playing at The Circle in the Square theater on Broadway. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director | Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced the cast for their next REVELATION READING, Moliere's Don Juan, adapted & directed by Stephen Wadsworth: Mary Bacon, Gilbert Cruz, Francesca Faridany, Adam Green, Adam Greer, Allen Tedder, Adam Stein, Mary Testa, and Raphael Nash Thompson, on Monday February 12th at 7:30 PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). Stephen Wadsworth's version of Don Juan was commissioned by the Seattle Repertory Theatre and the McCarter Theatre and has recently been published by Smith and Kraus. (more...)

Broadway Stars Raise Funds for Local Humanitarian GroupBroadway Stars Raise Funds for Local Humanitarian Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Artists for World Peace, a nonprofit organization, will host its 7th annual Broadway event on Sunday, February 18th, at The Cutting Room, 44 East 32nd Street, Manhattan, New York. Doors open at 6:30 pm, show begins at 7:30 pm. Dinner is available. Tickets range from $15 -$150 and can be purchased online at: https://afwpbway7.eventbrite.com/?aff PressRelease (more...)

BWW Review: Powerhouse Vocals Celebrate 100 Years of Leonard Bernstein at Segerstrom CenterBWW Review: Powerhouse Vocals Celebrate 100 Years of Leonard Bernstein at Segerstrom Center
by Michael Quintos - Jan 19, 2018

Filled with one amazing powerhouse vocal performance after another, ONE HAND, ONE HEART: ONE HUNDRED YEARS OF BERNSTEIN is a musical theater lover's treat of a concert, celebrating the legacy of one of music's most influential musicians and composers of the last century, Leonard Bernstein. Featuring unforgettable classics from WEST SIDE STORY, ON THE TOWN and WONDERFUL TOWN plus lesser-known gems from CANDIDE and 1600 PENNSYLVANIA AVENUE performed by a non-stop barrage of very, very talented people, the celebratory concert continues performances at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts' intimate cabaret space, the Samueli Theatre in Costa Mesa through January 20. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Aladdin, Telly LeungThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Aladdin, Telly Leung
by Theater People Podcast - Jan 8, 2018

On Monday, January 8, Theater People podcast welcome's back Broadway favorite Telly Leung. For the episode, Leung discusses recently winning the title role in Disney's ALADDIN on Broadway. He also shares stories from his recent work on IN TRANSIT and ALLEGIANCE. (more...)

Red Bull Theater Presents HERNANI Starring GAME OF THRONES' Pedro PascalRed Bull Theater Presents HERNANI Starring GAME OF THRONES' Pedro Pascal
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) today announced the cast for their next REVELATION READING, Victor Hugo'sHernani, translated by John Strand: Frankie J Alvarez, Ryan Garbayo, Anthony Martinez, Ismenia Mendes, Luis Moreno, Pedro Pascal, Tony Plana, and Matthew Saldivar, under the direction of Ethan McSweeny, on Monday January 15th at 7:30 PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Jason Danieley, Julia Murney, Bryce Pinkham & More Sing from Transport Group's MAN OF LA MANCHA!VIDEO: Watch Jason Danieley, Julia Murney, Bryce Pinkham & More Sing from Transport Group's MAN OF LA MANCHA!
by Stage Tube - Dec 22, 2017

Transport Group just presented Man of La Mancha - its first musical in this season's Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series. The special event starred John Cariani (Tony nominee, The Band's Visit), Jason Danieley (Drama Desk nominee, The Visit), Santino Fontana (Tony nominee, Cinderella), Marc Kudisch (Tony nominee, Thoroughly Modern Millie), Julia Murney (Drama Desk nominee, The Wild Party), Bryce Pinkham (Tony Nominee, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder), Andrew Samonksy (Drama Desk nominee, Queen of the Mist) and Mary Testa (Tony nominee & Drama Desk winner, The Portuguese Kid). (more...)

Arnie Burton and Mary Testa Receive Joe A. Callaway AwardArnie Burton and Mary Testa Receive Joe A. Callaway Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

Arnie Burton and Mary Testa have been selected to receive the 2017 Joe A. Callaway Award presented by the Actors' Equity Foundation. The award, honoring the best performance in a professional production of a classic play (one written prior to 1920) in the New York metropolitan area, will be presented at Actors' Equity Association's Eastern Regional Membership Meeting at 2 pm on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at the Equity offices, 165 West 46th Street in New York. The announcement was made by Arne Gundersen, President of the Foundation, and Joan Glazer, Managing Director. (more...)

The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Everyone's favorite Whovillian, Queen Lesli MargheritaThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Everyone's favorite Whovillian, Queen Lesli Margherita
by Theater People Podcast - Dec 18, 2017

On Monday, December 18 the Theater People podcast welcomes Olivier Award winner Leslie Margherita (MATILDA THE MUSICAL, DAMES AT SEA, ZORRO THE MUSICAL). On what will be the final Theater People episode of 2018, Margherita discusses WHO'S HOLIDAY, The one woman show in which she is currently starring as a grown up Cindy Lou Hoo--the character from the beloved Dr. Seuss Christmas classic How the Grinch Stole Christmas. (more...)

MTC's THE PORTUGUESE KID Will Be Released by BroadwayHDMTC's THE PORTUGUESE KID Will Be Released by BroadwayHD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2017

Performances may have already concluded for Manhattan Theatre Club's world premiere production of The Portuguese Kid, but there will be more chances to see the cast in action. BroadwayWorld has just learned that the new play was recorded for BroadwayHD yesterday, December 11. (more...)

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