INDEPENDENCE Comes to Theatre WestINDEPENDENCE Comes to Theatre West
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2018

Independence, The True Story of Dr. Mary Walker is solo show written and directed by Lloyd J. Schwartz, starring Kathie Barnes. and presented by Theatre West. (more...)

X-MAS: A MERRY MUTANT HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR Takes Seattle By StormX-MAS: A MERRY MUTANT HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR Takes Seattle By Storm
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

Christian Duhamel, recipient of the 2018 Kleban Award for most promising musical librettist, debuts a new musical at The Pocket Theater December 7-10. (more...)

Christian Duhamel Hosts Concert Reading of THE UNCIVIL ONESChristian Duhamel Hosts Concert Reading of THE UNCIVIL ONES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Christian Duhamel, recipient of the 2018 Kleban Award for most promising musical librettist, presents a concert reading of his latest musical, The Uncivil Ones, as a benefit for Emerging Artists Theatre's New Work Series on October 28 at 7 pm. (more...)

BROADWAY CELEBRATES NEW MUSICAL THEATRE at 54 BelowBROADWAY CELEBRATES NEW MUSICAL THEATRE at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'Broadway Celebrates New Musical Theatre' on Friday, July 20, 2018, at 11:30 pm. The show features Aaron Alcaraz, Nicholas Barasch, Alana Cauthen, Grace Choi, Karl Josef Co, CJ Eldred, MaryJoanna Grisso, Cory Jeacoma, Noah Plomgren, and Brynn Williams. 'Broadway Celebrates New Musical Theatre' will bring to light the importance of new musical theatre writing and provide a platform for hopeful writers to work with a group of professionals to showcase their work in front of a larger audience. (more...)

Christian Duhamel Wins Kleban Prize for Merrimack Repertory Theatre Premiere MusicalChristian Duhamel Wins Kleban Prize for Merrimack Repertory Theatre Premiere Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) is pleased to share the news that The Kleban Foundation's 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel for his work on My 80-Year-Old Boyfriend, a musical that received its world premiere at MRT in Lowell in April 2017. (more...)

Alan Schmuckler, Amanda Yesnowitz and Christian Duhamel Win the 2018 Kleban PrizeAlan Schmuckler, Amanda Yesnowitz and Christian Duhamel Win the 2018 Kleban Prize
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The Kleban Foundation just announced the recipients of the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tiebetween Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, andthe 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel. The 2018 prizes will be presented on Monday, February 5, 2018, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP. (more...)

2017 Spotlight Award Nominees Announced
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 3, 2017

As Tony Award nominations were being revealed on Tuesday to honor productions and performances during the 2016-17 season, organizers of The 2017 Spotlight Awards - honoring the best in high school musical theater throughout Middle Tennessee -  were tallying scores and assembling all the names of nominees for the awards presentation to be held Saturday, May 13, at Andrew Johnson Hall at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center. (more...)

BWW Review: Well Arts' BREAKING RANK Brings Women Veterans' Stories Powerfully to Life
by Krista Garver - Feb 29, 2016

Women have served on U.S. battlefields since our country's beginning. Women were nurses, cooks, and even saboteurs in the American Revolutionary War. In the Civil War, women disguised as men were soldiers. In 1866, Dr. Mary Walker was awarded the Medal of Honor, becoming the first and only woman ever to do so. (more...)

Merchant's House Museum Hosts Photos of Dr. R. B. Bontecou, Words of Walt Whitman
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2011

In April 2011, 150 years after the start of the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Merchant's House Museum, in partnership with The Burns Archive and the release of Shooting Soldiers: Civil War Medical Photography, by R.B. Bontecou, will present an exhibition of medical photographs of wounded New York soldiers by army surgeon and native New Yorker Dr. Reed B. Bontecou. (more...)

Merchant's House Museum Hosts Photos of Dr. R. B. Bontecou, Words of Walt Whitman
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2011

In April 2011, 150 years after the start of the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Merchant's House Museum, in partnership with The Burns Archive and the release of Shooting Soldiers: Civil War Medical Photography, by R.B. Bontecou, will present an exhibition of medical photographs of wounded New York soldiers by army surgeon and native New Yorker Dr. Reed B. Bontecou. (more...)

Merchant's House Museum Hosts Photos of Dr. R. B. Bontecou, Words of Walt Whitman
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2011

In April 2011, 150 years after the start of the American Civil War (1861-1865), the Merchant's House Museum, in partnership with The Burns Archive and the release of Shooting Soldiers: Civil War Medical Photography, by R.B. Bontecou, will present an exhibition of medical photographs of wounded New York soldiers by army surgeon and native New Yorker Dr. Reed B. Bontecou. (more...)