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American Songbook Association Presents Its First Annual Gala THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!American Songbook Association Presents Its First Annual Gala THE JOINT IS JUMPIN'!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

The American Songbook Association (ASA) is proud to present its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA will also present its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye. The award will be presented to Maye by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie. The event takes place at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd Street, New York City, on September 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Tickets, available by going to www.americansongbookassociation.org, are $150, $125 and $45. (more...)

Marilyn Maye Will Be Honored at the American Songbook Association's First Annual GalaMarilyn Maye Will Be Honored at the American Songbook Association's First Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The American Songbook Association (ASA) has announced its first Annual Gala, The Joint Is Jumpin'!, a joyous celebration of contributions to the American Songbook by Black songwriters and notable singers. The ASA will also present its first annual Lifetime Achievement Award to singer Marilyn Maye. The award will be presented to Maye by her longtime friend, fashion designer, Bob Mackie. The event takes place at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W. 42nd Street, New York City, on September 17, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Tickets, available by going to www.americansongbookassociation.org, are $150, $125 and $45. (more...)

Actor, Director, Singer, and Choreographer Maurice Hines Comes to The TriadActor, Director, Singer, and Choreographer Maurice Hines Comes to The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Legendary actor, director, singer & choreographer Maurice Hines is set to play The Triad (158 West 72nd Street) on Saturday 8/25 at 7pm. Hines is the brother of the late dancer Gregory Hines and best known for starring in Frances Ford Coppola's 'The Cotton Club', Broadway's 'Sophisticated Ladies,' 'Eubie' 'Jelly's Last Jam' & 'Uptown. He will be joined by The Diva Orchestra starring Sherrie Maracle; tickets are $25-$150 and can be purchased online at www.TriadNYC.com. Lee Summers and Peter Martin are producers. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE ORIGINALIST Celebrates Opening Night at 59E59Photo Flash: THE ORIGINALIST Celebrates Opening Night at 59E59
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

Continuing its cross-country tour, John Strand's critically-acclaimed political drama The Originalist, based on the late Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, is playing at 59E59 Theaters under the direction of Artistic Director Molly Smith July 14-August 19, 2018. The production recently celebrated opening night, check out the photos below! (more...)

Delaware Theatre Company Receives Grant From Delaware Community FoundationDelaware Theatre Company Receives Grant From Delaware Community Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Delaware Theatre Company (DTC) is pleased to announce that it received a $25,000 grant from Delaware Community Foundation (DCF) from the 2018 Capital Grants Program. These funds will support DTC's New Visions, New Voices, New Ventures campaign. This grant is made from the available income of the State of Delaware Fund and the DCF field-of-interest endowment funds. (more...)

Delaware Theatre Company Receives Grant From Delaware Community FoundationDelaware Theatre Company Receives Grant From Delaware Community Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Delaware Theatre Company (DTC) is pleased to announce that it received a $25,000 grant from Delaware Community Foundation (DCF) from the 2018 Capital Grants Program. These funds will support DTC's New Visions, New Voices, New Ventures campaign. This grant is made from the available income of the State of Delaware Fund and the DCF field-of-interest endowment funds. (more...)

Maurice Hines To Host 40th Anniversary Concert Of EUBIE!Maurice Hines To Host 40th Anniversary Concert Of EUBIE!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Maurice Hines, who starred in the original production of EUBIE!, the Tony-nominated musical from 1978 that celebrates the songs and stories of celebrated music titan Eubie Blake, will host the show's 40th-anniversary celebration at Feinstein's/54 Below today, July 10th, 2018 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Broadway's N'Kenge to Star in the Return of ON KENTUCKY AVENUEBroadway's N'Kenge to Star in the Return of ON KENTUCKY AVENUE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

N'Kenge just returned from her sold out symphonic tour with the Pittsburgh Symphony, Jacksonville Symphony, and Chautauqua Symphony and is thrilled to return to her home town to perform in this special three-week return of ON KENTUCKY AVENUE: A Celebration of Atlantic City's Famed Club Harlem at Aaron Davis Hall in New York beginning on Thursday, July 12. Described as 'a party you don't want to miss' by Broadway star Maurice Hines," On Kentucky Avenue" transports audiences through time to the heyday of Club Harlem and offers them a fictional musical inspired by a real place: Kentucky Avenue, the center of African-American life in Atlantic City. Opened in 1935, Club Harlem quickly became the number-one destination for black performers in Atlantic City. (more...)

Tovah Feldshuh, Rita Rudner, and More Next Month at 54 BelowTovah Feldshuh, Rita Rudner, and More Next Month at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

ON KENTUCKY AVENUE Returns To CCCA With Showcase Of Black Nightlife And Entertainment In 1960s AmericaON KENTUCKY AVENUE Returns To CCCA With Showcase Of Black Nightlife And Entertainment In 1960s America
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018

Historic Club Harlem will roar back to life as City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) presents a special three-week return engagement of On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City's Famed Club Harlem at Aaron Davis Hall in New York beginning on Thursday, July 12. The show, which thrilled audiences when it premiered at Aaron Davis Hall in 2016, offers viewers a glimpse inside the celebrated nightclub that was the center of nightlife in Atlantic City's segregated Northside beginning in the 1930s. On Kentucky Avenue: A Celebration of Atlantic City's Famed Club Harlem was created by Jeree Wade, written by Adam Wade and Ty Stephens, and directed by Lee Summers. (more...)

Maurice Hines To Host 40th Anniversary Concert Of EUBIE!Maurice Hines To Host 40th Anniversary Concert Of EUBIE!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2018

Maurice Hines, who starred in the original production of EUBIE!, the Tony-nominated musical from 1978 that celebrates the songs and stories of celebrated music titan Eubie Blake, will host the show's 40th-anniversary celebration at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

EUBIE! Celebrates 40th Anniversary At Feinstein's/54 BelowEUBIE! Celebrates 40th Anniversary At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

EUBIE!, the Tony-nominated musical from 1978 that celebrates the songs and stories of celebrated music titan Eubie Blake, will celebrate its 40th anniversary at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, July 10th, 2018 at 7:00 pm. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2018 Chita Rivera AwardsPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 21, 2018

The 2018 Chita Rivera Awards were handed out last night, May 21 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The ceremony was hosted by Orfeh and Andy Karl. BroadwayWorld was in attendance at the big event and you can check out photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Andy Karl and Orfeh Will Host the Chita Rivera AwardsAndy Karl and Orfeh Will Host the Chita Rivera Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Andy Karl and Orfeh will host the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards, taking place at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 20 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Arena Stage Honors Mayor Muriel Bowser at Annual GalaPhoto Flash: Arena Stage Honors Mayor Muriel Bowser at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie recently presented the third annual Beth Newburger Schwartz Award to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, as well as recognizing Jessica Stafford Davis as an Emerging Leader at the 2018 Arena Stage Annual Gala. (more...)

Steven Hoggett to Receive Critics' Choice Award at Chita Rivera Awards; Osnes, Salonga, and More to PresentSteven Hoggett to Receive Critics' Choice Award at Chita Rivera Awards; Osnes, Salonga, and More to Present
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Steven Hoggett, who is represented on Broadway this season with Angels in America and Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, will receive the inaugural Douglas and Ethel Watt Critics' Choice Award at the 2018 Chita Rivera Awards (more...)

Winners Announced for 10th Annual August Wilson Monologue CompetitionWinners Announced for 10th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President) are proud to announce the winners of the 10th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition that was held last night, on Monday, May 7th at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street). In first place, Gerardo Navarro from Los Angeles, in second place, Nia Sarfo from Chicago, and third place went to Teslyne Junior from New York City. (more...)

BWW Interview: Singer/Songwriter Mary McBride on her Music, Humanitarianism, and Upcoming Appearance for Arena Stage's 2018 GalaBWW Interview: Singer/Songwriter Mary McBride on her Music, Humanitarianism, and Upcoming Appearance for Arena Stage's 2018 Gala
by Elliot Lanes - Apr 27, 2018

As many of you know, Arena Stage's Artistic Director Molly Smith has been very active on a number of national social issues, including LGBT rights and gun control in addition to her exemplary artistic work. In this way, perhaps it's only natural that the headliner at this year's Arena Stage Gala on May 10th is not only a great singer/songwriter, but also an accomplished speaker and humanitarian. (more...)

BWW Review: ELLA: FIRST LADY OF SONG at DE Theatre CompanyBWW Review: ELLA: FIRST LADY OF SONG at DE Theatre Company
by Greer Firestone - Apr 25, 2018

Tapper/Singer/Director Maurice Hines and brother Gregory first performed with Ella Fitzgerald at The Flamingo in Vegas. He knew he was in the presence of greatness. Maurice called her 'the greatest singer I have ever heard'. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/20/2018Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW - Apr 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Delaware (more...)

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