Cady Huffman, Adrienne C. Moore, Alysia Reiner, Laura Gómez, And Ashley Williams Join The Cast Of WOMEN ON FIRE Cady Huffman, Adrienne C. Moore, Alysia Reiner, Laura Gómez, And Ashley Williams Join The Cast Of WOMEN ON FIRE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is proud to announce Women on Fire: Scorching the Dividing Lines. After a successful workshop in spring, Royal Family is pumped to bring back the second installment of the Women on Fire series for 2 NIGHTS ONLY. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Tony Recipient Baayork Lee Takes Her NAAP Chorus to the Actors Fund Home Photo Coverage: Tony Recipient Baayork Lee Takes Her NAAP Chorus to the Actors Fund Home
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

As we approach TONY Awards weekend, we thought we'd catch up with Broadway veteran Baayork Lee, who last week proudly brought her National Asian Artists Project (NAAP) Chorus to the Lillian Booth Actors Home of The Actors Fund, in Engelwood, NJ, on Thursday, May 31. The revered Fund's Home takes care of our own in the industry, whether actor, stagehand, usher, company manager, producer, etc. The Chorus loves going there. This was their second year and, next year, they hope to go twice a year, as it's such a satisfying exchange on both sides. Among the many residents of interest are Fran Liebergall, former assistant to Marvin Hamlisch and Billy Porter's Mom, Cloerinda Ford. (more...)

WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories from the Frontlines Has Been Extended WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories from the Frontlines Has Been Extended
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Royal Family Productions, a non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, will extend its acclaimed production of WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories from the Frontlines to accommodate the demand. WOMEN ON FIRE is 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. The show began performances on May 11 and extended twice due to popular demand and critical and industry acclaim. WOMEN ON FIRE: will now run through June 8, 2018 at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor). Tickets are $45-$65 and can be purchased by clicking www.RoyalFamilyProductions.org (more...)

WOMEN ON FIRE Extends Through June 1st WOMEN ON FIRE Extends Through June 1st
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Royal Family Productions, a non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, will extend its acclaimed production of WOMEN ON FIRE: Stories from the Frontlines to accommodate the demand. WOMEN ON FIRE is 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...)

Penny Fuller Joins Rotating Cast of WOMEN ON FIRE: STORIES FROM THE FRONTLINES Penny Fuller Joins Rotating Cast of WOMEN ON FIRE: STORIES FROM THE FRONTLINES
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 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...)

Leanne Cabrera Joins ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER as Jessica Wu Leaves for Broadway's MISS SAIGON Leanne Cabrera Joins ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER as Jessica Wu Leaves for Broadway's MISS SAIGON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Romance of the Western Chamber, the musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji, which opened last Saturday, September 16 at TADA! (located at 15 W. 28th Street, 3rd Floor), will welcome Signature Theatre alum Leanne Cabrera (Emotional Creature) to the company. (more...)

New York Premiere of Chinese Classic ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER Opens Tonight New York Premiere of Chinese Classic ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

Bob Ost of Wildly Productive Productions and Xoregos Performing Company, have announced the complete casting for the N.Y. premiere of Romance of the Western Chamber, a musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji. (more...)

New York Premiere of ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER Begins Tonight New York Premiere of ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Bob Ost of Wildly Productive Productions and Xoregos Performing Company are presenting the N.Y. premiere of Romance of the Western Chamber, a musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of New York Premiere of ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of New York Premiere of ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Bob Ost of Wildly Productive Productions and Xoregos Performing Company are presenting the N.Y. premiere of Romance of the Western Chamber, a musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Charles Pang and Jessica Wu to Lead NY Premiere of Chinese Classic ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER Charles Pang and Jessica Wu to Lead NY Premiere of Chinese Classic ROMANCE OF THE WESTERN CHAMBER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Bob Ost of Wildly Productive Productions and Xoregos Performing Company, have announced the complete casting for the N.Y. premiere of Romance of the Western Chamber, a musical adaptation (in English) of the fabled Chinese classic Xi Xiang Ji. (more...)

Cast Announced for SIREN'S DEN: A ROCK MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Casting for 'Siren's Den: A New Rock Musical' is complete!  The cast stars *Lindsey Lake (Rent Tour) as rockstar, Skylar Cole, Andrea Leach (Beauty and the Beast Int'l Tour) as Jessie, *Chris Gleim (Jesus Christ Superstar Tour) as Logan, *Adam R. Kaster (The Golden Bride) as Garrett, and *Alan Gillespie (Miss Saigon Tour) as Bar Manager/Kurtis Katz.  The show's creator, Rori Nogee (Showgirls, the Musical!) will play Remy Morgan.  The Vultures will be played by Lauren Chastain, Jonte Culpepper (Bayside, the Musical!), Musa Hitomi, Frankie Shin, Erin Ullman and Corbin Williams (The Grinch Who Stole Christmas). (more...)

Hear the Call of the Siren's Den at NYNW Festival
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

 'Siren's Den,' a new rock musical, will be featured at the NYNW Theatre Festival on September 13th at 7pm, at the Elektra Theater. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Cortland Repertory Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

For the second production in their 45th anniversary season of professional summer theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the world renowned American musical West Side Story, with a book by Arthur Laurents, based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and music byLeonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cortland Rep's WEST SIDE STORY Begins This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

For the second production in their 45th anniversary season of professional summer theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the world renowned American musical West Side Story, with a book by Arthur Laurents, based on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, and music by Leonard Bernstein and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Performances of this stirring and exciting show will run from June 22 - July 9 with evening performances at 7:30.  (more...)

Workshop of SIREN'S DEN Set for Under St. Mark's This April
by Louisa Brady - Mar 12, 2016

A workshop production of the new rock musical, Siren's Den will be presented at Under St. Mark's on April 3rd and 4th at 7:30pm. A portion of the show was previously seen in the 2014 West Village Musical Theater Festival. The musical is a cautionary tale about the emptiness of fame, the blindness of love, and the healing powers of writing through the darkest times. (more...)

THE JACKIE MASON MUSICAL Re-Opens Off-Broadway Tonight at Davenport Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2015

After a two-week hiatus, the hit off-Broadway musical comedy, The Jackie Mason Musical, currently running in its fifth year, will now play in its new home at The Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th & 8th Ave) starting this weekend, tonight, August 8th at 8pm, followed by a 3pm matinee Sunday, August 9th. The show formerly was housed by St Luke's Theatre, which now houses Ruthless The Musical. (more...)

Jasmine Renee Thomas, Musa Hitomi to Join THE JACKIE MASON MUSICAL at the Davenport This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

The hit off-Broadway comedy, The Jackie Mason Musical, currently running in its fifth year, will be re-opening after a two-week hiatus in its new home at The Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th & 8th Ave) this Saturday, August 8th at 8pm, followed by a 3pm matinee Sunday, August 9th. (more...)