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Savion Glover Presents The World Premiere Of His New Work 'Lady 5 @ Savion Glover's B Photo Savion Glover Presents The World Premiere Of His New Work 'Lady 5 @ Savion Glover's BaRoQUe'BLaK TaP Cafe'
by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2019

With this year marking a milestone 35 years in show business, legendary tap virtuoso, choreographer, director and actor Savion Glover brings his extraordinary musicality and footwork to The Joyce Theater with the world premiere of his innovative new work Lady5 @ Savion Glover's BaRoQUe'BLaK TaP Café for a limited run from Tuesday July 2nd through Saturday, July 6th.

New Comedic Series #UNBOOKED Features Broadway Talent and Hope for Employment
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

From the creators of the "The Great Black Way", comes their next series #UNBOOKED: a new comedic series about the un-fabulous life of the un-employed actor. EPOCH CREATIVE NYC has paired with Answers 4 Dancers and Hamilton's Brandon Hudson to create this new series.

Patti LuPone, Marilyn Maye, Nellie McKay, Goodspeed Writers Colony and More Set for 54 Below This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

This April and May, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street.

Patti LuPone, Marilyn Maye, Nellie McKay, Goodspeed Writers Colony and More Set for 54 Below This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

This April and May, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street.

Patti LuPone, BROADWAY LOVES SAM SMITH & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 30, 2015

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for March 30-April 5, Featuring Patti LuPone, Jeremy Jordan, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Mar 29, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: NAMT Songwriter Spotlight Featuring Adam Gwon, Greg Hildreth, Kate Wetherhead, & More; 54 Sings Chess; Patti LuPone: The Lady with the Torch; After Midnight Reunion Concert; and Broadway Loves Sam Smith Featuring Jeremy Jordan, Ben Platt, and More.

'54 SINGS,' Cast of THE LAST SHIP & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 13, 2015

In the coming weeks, 54 Below revisits some of our favorite Broadway productions with concert events celebrating beloved scores as well as reunions bringing together original company members.

BWW Flashback: AFTER MIDNIGHT Closes on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 29, 2014

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis brought us After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars. After 273 performances, After Midnight is closing today. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through After Midnight's beginnings on Broadway!

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at the 2014 Astaire Awards!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - Jun 4, 2014

The 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards were held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. The winners for the evening were Dormeshia Sumbry Edwards (After Midnight) & Karine Plantadit (AfterMidnight) a tie for Outstanding Female Dancer in a Broadway Show; Jared Grimes (After Midnight) for Outstanding Male Dancer in a Broadway Show; and Warren Carlyle (After Midnight) for Outstanding Choreographer for a Broadway Show. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the star-studded arrivals below!

AFTER MIDNIGHT Tops Winners at 32nd Annual Astaire Awards
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 3, 2014

The 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards were held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

Bebe Neuwirth, Valerie Harper, Hal Prince & More to Present at Astaire Awards, 6/2
by Tyler Peterson - May 21, 2014

The first set of presenters have been announced for the 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards which will be held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. Set to present are Tony Award-winners Hal Prince & Bebe Neuwirth, Emmy Award-winner Valerie Harper, Scandal's Joe Morton, Dancing with the Stars' Maksim Chmerkovskiy and Sandy Duncan. Select tickets are available to the public priced at $425, $200 & $75; tickets can currently be purchased online at www.TheAstaireAwards.org.

Neil Patrick Harris, Andy Karl, Karen Ziemba, Susan Stroman and More Nominated for 2014 Astaire Awards; Ceremony Set for 6/2 at NYU
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

The nominees have been announced for the 32nd Annual Fred & Adele Astaire Awards, which will be held on Monday, June 2 at 7:30pm at NYU's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts.

Vanessa Williams to Join AFTER MIDNIGHT as Guest Star, April 1-May 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

It was announced today during a live appearance from the stage of the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, that Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams is set to join the roster of 'Special Guest Star' vocalists in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical, After Midnight. Williams will play performances from Tuesday, April 1, 2014 through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at theBrooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened to rave reviews on Sunday, November 3, 2013.

Fantasia Plays Final Performance in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT Today
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 9, 2014

Original cast member and Grammy Award winner Fantasia plays her final performance as the 'Special Guest Star' in Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT today, Feb. 9, at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. She will be succeeded by singer k.d. lang on Feb. 11, who will remain with the production through March 9

Photo Coverage: First Look at Fantasia, Dule Hill, Adriane Lenox & Cast of AFTER MIDNIGHT on Stage!
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis present AFTER MIDNIGHT, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight will begin previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. The cast just met the press and you can check out photos of the cast in action below!

Photo Coverage: Sneak Peak at Fantasia in AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by Walter McBride - Oct 17, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalispresent AFTER MIDNIGHT, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, After Midnight will begin previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. The cast just met the press and you can check out photos of Fantasia in action below!

AFTER MIDNIGHT's 'Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars' Musician Roster Announed
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 1, 2013

Producers Scott Sanders and Wynton Marsalis have announced the roster of musicians who will form the Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars and play nightly on Broadway in the new musical After Midnight. Hand-picked by Marsalis, Jazz at Lincoln Center's nine-time Grammy and Pulitzer Prize Award-winning Artistic Director, the band includes 17 of the finest soloists and ensemble players in the music world today. Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight begins preview performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013.

Photo Flash: First Day of Rehearsal at AFTER MIDNIGHT - Dule Hill, Warren Carlyle, Isabel Toledo and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Last Thursday, September 19, was the first day of rehearsal for Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT. Day 1 included a costume presentation by the acclaimed fashion designer Isabel Toledo. Scroll down for photos of the cast and creative team!

Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edmonds to Join Company of AFTER MIDNIGHT in March 2014
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 25, 2013

Multi-Platinum superstars Toni Braxton and Kenny 'Babyface' Edwards are the latest Grammy Award-winning artists set to join the roster of 'Special Guest Star' vocalists in the new Broadway musical After Midnight. With an impressive 16 Grammy Awards between them, Braxton and Edwards will join the company following k.d. lang, Tuesday, March 18, 2014 through Sunday, March 30, 2014. As previously announced, After Midnight will reintroduce the Cotton Club's exciting tradition of welcoming the stars of today in limited engagements throughout the musical's run. After Midnight will begin preview performances at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street) on Friday, October 18, 2013 with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. Tickets for Braxton and Edmonds' engagement will go on sale Monday, November 4, 2013.

Singer K.D. Lang to Make Broadway Debut in AFTER MIDNIGHT
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 12, 2013

The new Broadway Musical, After Midnight, directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle and featuring the big-band sounds of nine-time Grammy Award-winner Wynton Marsalis' Jazz at Lincoln Center All-Stars, will begin previews on Friday, October 18, 2013 at Broadway's Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th St) with an official opening night set for Sunday, November 3, 2013. According to the New York Times, singer K.D. Lang will make her Broadway debut in the show.

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