Melinda Atwood News

NYTB's Choreography Lab Puts Steps to Four New MusicalsNYTB's Choreography Lab Puts Steps to Four New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The fourth season of New York Theatre Barn's Choreography Lab continues on Monday, September 18, 2017 at The Cell. (more...)

CHITA RIVERA AWARDS Dance in Film Nominations AnnouncedCHITA RIVERA AWARDS Dance in Film Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The Dance in Film nominations for the 2017 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today at a reception at The Lambs Club. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered films that opened during the 2016-2017 theater season. (more...)

BANDSTAND, CATS, HOLIDAY INN, SWEET CHARITY Among 2017 Chita Rivera Award NomineesBANDSTAND, CATS, HOLIDAY INN, SWEET CHARITY Among 2017 Chita Rivera Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Nominations for the 2017 Chita Rivera Awards were announced today. In keeping with the mission of the Chita Rivera Awards, nominators considered shows and films that opened during the 2016-2017 season. (more...)

Photo Flash: Reams, Irwin, et al. at 2011 Astaire Awards ReceptionPhoto Flash: Reams, Irwin, et al. at 2011 Astaire Awards Reception
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

The 29th Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards nominees were announced by choreographer & director Lee Roy Reams at a special reception hosted by Carolyn Kendall Buchter, Ronald Buchter and Patricia Watt, Producer of the Astaire Awards at Theater Row's Firebird Russian Restaurant,. The 'Astaires' are the only awards to honor excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film. Check out photos from the reception below! (more...)

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Leads Astaire Award Nominations with 6CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Leads Astaire Award Nominations with 6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011

at a special reception hosted by Carolyn Kendall Buchter, Ronald Buchter and Patricia Watt, Producer of the Astaire Awards at Theater Row's Firebird Russian Restaurant,. The 'Astaires' are the only awards to honor excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film. (more...)

2011 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards Nominees to be Announced at Theater Row's Firebird Russian Restaurant2011 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards Nominees to be Announced at Theater Row's Firebird Russian Restaurant
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2011

The 29th Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Award Nominees will be announced at a special reception hosted by Carolyn Kendall Buchter, Ronald Buchter, Cassandra Seidenfeld Lyster and Patricia Watt, Producer of the Astaire Awards at Theater Row's Firebird Russian Restaurant, 365 West 46th Street, New York 10036 on Tuesday April 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The 'Astaires' are the only awards to honor excellence in dance and choreography on Broadway and in film. Actor, Choreographer , director and dancer Lee Roy Reams will announce the nominees. (more...)

Rob Marshall, Joel Grey, et al. Head 2011 Astaire Awards Honorary Committee Rob Marshall, Joel Grey, et al. Head 2011 Astaire Awards Honorary Committee
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2011

Ava Astaire and Patricia Watt have announced the nominating committee for the 2011 Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, the only awards that recognize excellence in dance on Broadway and in film. (more...)

The New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces Extensions for F#@KING UP EVERYTHING and SING, BUT DON'T TELLThe New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces Extensions for F#@KING UP EVERYTHING and SING, BUT DON'T TELL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2009

Due to popular demand, the following shows have added additional performances: F#@KING UP EVERYTHING - Sat, Oct 17 at 11pm SING, BUT DON'T TELL - Sun, Oct 18 at 3pm (more...)

The New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces Extensions for F#@KING UP EVERYTHING and SING, BUT DON'T TELLThe New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces Extensions for F#@KING UP EVERYTHING and SING, BUT DON'T TELL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2009

Due to popular demand, the following shows have added additional performances: F#@KING UP EVERYTHING - Sat, Oct 17 at 11pm SING, BUT DON'T TELL - Sun, Oct 18 at 3pm (more...)

The New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces More Extensions: R.R.R.E.D: A Secret Musical and Gay Bride of FrankensteinThe New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces More Extensions: R.R.R.E.D: A Secret Musical and Gay Bride of Frankenstein
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2009

Due to popular demand, the following shows have added additional performances this week: R.R.R.E.D: A Secret Musical - Thursday, Oct. 8 at 11pm Gay Bride of Frankenstein - Saturday, Oct. 10 at 11pm (more...)

Cluett, Davis, Downey, Fuentes & More Cast In ANDY WARHOL WAS RIGHT, Opens 9/30 At Manhattan Movement & Arts CenterCluett, Davis, Downey, Fuentes & More Cast In ANDY WARHOL WAS RIGHT, Opens 9/30 At Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

Casting is complete for Andy Warhol Was Right, a new multimedia dance production conceived by Melinda Atwood, Sammy Buck, Dan Acquisto, Daryl Gray, Giovanna Sardelli, and Shea Sullivan, premiering in the 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival at the Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, running from September 30th through October 4th. (more...)

The New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces Extensions for F#@KING UP EVERYTHING and SING, BUT DON'T TELLThe New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces Extensions for F#@KING UP EVERYTHING and SING, BUT DON'T TELL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009

Due to popular demand, the following shows have added additional performances: F#@KING UP EVERYTHING - Sat, Oct 17 at 11pm SING, BUT DON'T TELL - Sun, Oct 18 at 3pm (more...)

30 Days Of NYMF: Day 14 ANDY WARHOL WAS RIGHT30 Days Of NYMF: Day 14 ANDY WARHOL WAS RIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2009

Andy Warhol Was Right By Sammy Buck, Book The best part of starting a new show is research. When Dan Acquisto and I began writing Like You Like It (NYMF 04), which sets Shakespeare's As You Like It in the 1980s, it was all about watching old John Hughes flicks (may he rest in peace). (more...)

Cluett, Davis, Downey, Fuentes & More Cast In ANDY WARHOL WAS RIGHT, Opens 9/30 At Manhattan Movement & Arts CenterCluett, Davis, Downey, Fuentes & More Cast In ANDY WARHOL WAS RIGHT, Opens 9/30 At Manhattan Movement & Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009

Casting is complete for Andy Warhol Was Right, a new multimedia dance production conceived by Melinda Atwood, Sammy Buck, Dan Acquisto, Daryl Gray, Giovanna Sardelli, and Shea Sullivan, premiering in the 2009 New York Musical Theatre Festival at the Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, running from September 30th through October 4th. (more...)

NYMF Announces Extensions for ENCORE, FAT CAMP, F#@KING UP EVERYTHING & MoreNYMF Announces Extensions for ENCORE, FAT CAMP, F#@KING UP EVERYTHING & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2009

Due to popular demand, the following shows have added additional performances: Encore: Friday, October 2nd at 5pm Fat Camp: Friday, October 2nd at 4pm (more...)

NYMF Announces Casting For 2009 Festival,  Extensions Announced for COUNT TO TEN, HURRICANE and PLAGUEDNYMF Announces Casting For 2009 Festival, Extensions Announced for COUNT TO TEN, HURRICANE and PLAGUED
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

In the glory days of the movie musical, folks joked that MGM stood for 'Makes Great Musicals' and it boasted more stars than in the heavens. (more...)

The New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces Complete Schedule For 2009 FestivalThe New York Musical Theatre Festival Announces Complete Schedule For 2009 Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) today announced the complete schedule for the 2009 Festival, which will begin September 28th and continue through October 18th. A full breakdown of this year's performances and venues follows. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lincoln Center Director-Choreographer PanelPhoto Flash: Lincoln Center Director-Choreographer Panel
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2009

DanceBreak, the premier showcase for emerging musical theater choreographers, presented a Director-Choreographer Panel/Workshop on August 8th, as part of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors' Lab. (more...)

ANDY WARHOL WAS RIGHT And ENCORE Among NYMF's Upcoming ShowsANDY WARHOL WAS RIGHT And ENCORE Among NYMF's Upcoming Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2009

In addition to the previously announced 27 full productions, The New York Musical Theatre Festival (Isaac Robert Hurwitz, Executive Director & Producer) today announced two dance productions, nine special events and concerts, and three developmental readings that will all take place during this year?s three-week festival. (more...)

'Wild About Harry' to Open at NYMT on 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2008

New York Musical Theatre Festival (Isaac Robert Hurwitz, Executive Producer) has commissioned a new dance piece, 'Wild About Harry,' to be presented in their fifth season at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center 248 West 60th Street (between Amsterdam & 11th Avenues) September 19th, 20th, 21st, and 28th. (more...)

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