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City Agencies, WGA East Announce Inaugural 'Made In NY Writers Room' Fellows
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

The inaugural Made in NY Writers Room fellowship class was announced today, marking a major milestone in an innovative program to develop diverse writing talent in New York City's entertainment industry.

Photo Coverage: I LOVED LUCY Plays Benefit Performance for Abingdon Theatre Company
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 25, 2016

Direct from two sold out critically acclaimed London productions I Loved Lucy gave a one night only benefit performance for Abingdon Theatre Company at The Lucille Lortel Theatre on July 21 and BroadwayWorld was there.

Photo Coverage: Inside The 2015 Gold Coast International Film Festival Gala
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 29, 2015

Last night in a Long Island star studded event The Gold Coast International Film Festival and Arts Center held it's 2015 Gala at the Tilles Center. The Gold Coast Arts Center's honorees this year were, Vince Giordano, Artist of Distinction - Music, Actor Navid Negahban, Artist of Distinction, Film, and Director Patricia Riggen, Director, Woman of Influence Award.  The evening's presenters were Will Friedwald, author & music editor, Michael Cuesta, Screenwriter, director of Showtime's "Homeland" and Lou Diamond Phillips, Actor Director and the star of the upcoming fiom "The 33" The Gala Emcee was Award winning WABC correspondent Kristin Thorne.  Regina Keller Gil is founder & executive director of The Gold Coast Arts Center and Caroline Sorokoff is an associate director of the Gold Coast Arts Center and Director of the Gold Coast International Film Festival.  The festival will run November 9-15th.

Photo Flash: First Look- Musicals in Mufti's MY FAVORITE YEAR
by Sally Henry Fuller - Dec 6, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with the first New York revival and world premiere of a new re-imagined version of the 1992 musical, My Favorite Year, with book byJoseph Dougherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the motion picture by Dennis Palumbo and Norman Steinberg. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you production photos from the show!

Photo Coverage: Douglas Sills, Adam Chanler-Berat, and More Star in Musicals in Mufti's MY FAVORITE YEAR
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 6, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with the first New York revival and world premiere of a new re-imagined version of the 1992 musical, My Favorite Year, with book byJoseph Dougherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the motion picture by Dennis Palumbo and Norman Steinberg. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the opening!

Adam Chanler-Berat and Douglas Sills Lead York's MY FAVORITE YEAR This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with the first New York revival and world premiere of a new re-imagined version of the 1992 musical, My Favorite Year, with book by Joseph Dougherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the motion picture by Dennis Palumbo and Norman Steinberg. The limited engagement of My Favorite Year will play 5 performances only this weekend, December 5-7, 2014 at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York's MY FAVORITE YEAR - Adam Chanler-Berat, Rose Hemingway & More!
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 2, 2014

Meet the Cast and Creative Team of The York Theatre Company's Musicals in Mufti presentation of the first New York revival and world premiere of a new re-imagined version of the 1992 musical, My Favorite Year! The show features book by Joseph Dougherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the motion picture My Favorite Year, courtesy of Turner Entertainment Co., with story by Dennis Palumbo and screenplay by Norman Steinberg and Dennis Palumbo.

Adam Chanler-Berat & Douglas Sills to Lead York's MY FAVORITE YEAR as Part of Musicals In Mufti
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 17, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with the first New York revival and world premiere of a new re-imagined version of the 1992 musical, My Favorite Year, with book by Joseph Dougherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the motion picture by Dennis Palumbo and Norman Steinberg. The limited engagement of My Favorite Year will play 5 performances only December 5-7, 2014 at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).

Mel Brooks Says BLAZING SADDLES Will Be a 'Bold and Crazy Musical'
by Nicole Rosky - May 1, 2014

Funnyman Mel Brooks recently revealed in an interview with Entertainment Weekly that his 1974 satirical Western comedy 'Blazing Saddles' is a step closer to a trip to Great White Way. He told EW: 'Blazing Saddles' is almost there. I get the feeling that if I could find the time to write three or four more songs, it could be a bold and crazy musical.'

Photo Coverage: JUDY KAYE opens Helsinki on Broadway Cabaret Series
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 23, 2014

Two time Tony Award winning Broadway legend, opera and concert soloist Judy Kaye opened the Cabaret Series at Helsinki on Broadway in Hudson New York March 22nd. BroadwayWorld was there for the event- check below for photos!

Cumberland Farms Opens New Concept Store in Roxbury
by Robert Diamond - Nov 14, 2013

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Today Cumberland Farms announced the opening of a new store in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston at 801 Massachusetts Ave., marking the brand's first urban location to open in Boston since 1981. (If you need a refresher, '81 iswhen Ronald Reagan reigned, Lady Di married Charles, Blondie was blaring from our boom boxes- and Cumberland Farms proudly opened in South Boston.)Featuring a modernized design and architectural features, the Roxbury store also now offers a range of new, hot food items from pizza slices to grilled hot dogs to fried favorites. In addition, Roxbury features touch screen ordering kiosks where customers can customize their meals. A grand opening event on Tuesday, November 19 th will kick-off the store's month-long fundraiser for Boston Medical Center. During the fundraiser, 10 cents from every purchase of Cumberland Farms' iced or hot coffee, brewed teas, fountain sodas, and Chill Zone drinks will be donated to the neighboring hospital.

Cumberland Farms Opens New Concept Store in Roxbury
by Robert Diamond - Nov 14, 2013

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ Today Cumberland Farms announced the opening of a new store in the Roxbury neighborhood of Boston at 801 Massachusetts Ave., marking the brand's first urban location to open in Boston since 1981. (If you need a refresher, '81 iswhen Ronald Reagan reigned, Lady Di married Charles, Blondie was blaring from our boom boxes- and Cumberland Farms proudly opened in South Boston.)Featuring a modernized design and architectural features, the Roxbury store also now offers a range of new, hot food items from pizza slices to grilled hot dogs to fried favorites. In addition, Roxbury features touch screen ordering kiosks where customers can customize their meals. A grand opening event on Tuesday, November 19 th will kick-off the store's month-long fundraiser for Boston Medical Center. During the fundraiser, 10 cents from every purchase of Cumberland Farms' iced or hot coffee, brewed teas, fountain sodas, and Chill Zone drinks will be donated to the neighboring hospital.

Mel Brooks: BLAZING SADDLES Musical is 'Almost There'
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 11, 2013

In an interview with The Wrap published yesterday, Brooks came closer than ever to confirm that he will be bringing a stage adaptation of his 1974 satirical Western comedy 'Blazing Saddles' to the Great White Way.