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Philip J. Smith is the Chairman and Co-CEO of the Shubert Organization. (read more)
THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Laura Osnes & More Perform at SDCF's Mr. Abbott Awards!BWW TV: Watch Laura Osnes & More Perform at SDCF's Mr. Abbott Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 26, 2019

Last night Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the non-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted the annual "Mr. Abbott" Award gala and celebrated the 60th anniversary of SDC. (more...)

MEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT, And More Announced For 2019/20 Broadway Philadelphia Season At Kimmel CenterMEAN GIRLS, THE BAND'S VISIT, And More Announced For 2019/20 Broadway Philadelphia Season At Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization announced today the 2019/20 Broadway Philadelphia season, featuring a brilliant lineup of Tony Award -winning productions and the latest Broadway blockbusters. (more...)

THE PROM's Christopher Sieber to Host SHUBERT FOUNDATION HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE FESTIVALTHE PROM's Christopher Sieber to Host SHUBERT FOUNDATION HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

One hundred and fifty talented NYC public school students will make their Broadway debuts when the 5th annual SHUBERT FOUNDATION HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE FESTIVAL for NYC Public Schools takes place on Monday, March 18 at the Music Box Theatre -- 239 West 45th Street -- currently home to the Broadway smash Dear Evan Hansen. This high profile and high-energy theatre education experience for students is presented by The Shubert Foundation and NYC Department of Education. (more...)

RENT To Return To Philly Following Sold-out EngagementRENT To Return To Philly Following Sold-out Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts is pleased to announce a return engagement of the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony award winning musical coming October 18 - 20 to the Merriam Theater on the Kimmel Center's Cultural Campus as part of Broadway Philadelphia's new 2019 - 20 season. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Stars Arrive at the PHANTOM FASHION 30 EventPhoto Coverage: The Stars Arrive at the PHANTOM FASHION 30 Event
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 31, 2018

The #PhantomFashion30 designs were revealed during an exclusive invite-only event sponsored by Bank of America on Tuesday, October 30. BroadwayWorld was there at the event and you can check out photos of the stars arriving, as well as the performance at the event, below! (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opens In Philly With Cast Activities And Festive Opening NightFIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opens In Philly With Cast Activities And Festive Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

It could be a new 'Tradition'..... For the first time in over 30 years, the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Fiddler On The Roof is coming to Philadelphia! The national touring production will open on Tuesday, October 23 at the Academy of Music.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Actors Fund Opens Paul Libin CenterPhoto Flash: The Actors Fund Opens Paul Libin Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

The Actors Fund held a ribbon-cutting on October 5, 2018 to celebrate the launch of Looking Ahead in New York City, a program which originated in 2003 in Los Angeles and is designed to help young professional performers and their families thrive amid the unique challenges of working in the entertainment industry. The Paul Libin Center serves as the home for the Looking Ahead program in New York City, and is located in Times Square at the main offices of The Actors Fund at 729 Seventh Avenue on the 12th floor. (more...)

Stage Directors & Choreographers Foundation Announces Annual GalaStage Directors & Choreographers Foundation Announces Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the independent, not-for-profit affiliate of SDC, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, today announced unique plans for its 2019 award evening, which will feature original choreographic pieces resulting from a special commissioning program, with the application period now open. SDCF also announced that Victoria Traube would receive a special 'Mr. Abbott' Award at the event, to be held March 25 at the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF). (more...)

The Shubert Foundation Awards a Record $30 Million to 533 Performing Arts Organizations Across the U.S.The Shubert Foundation Awards a Record $30 Million to 533 Performing Arts Organizations Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2018

The Shubert Foundation has awarded a record total of $30 million to 533 not-for-profit performing arts organizations across the United States. This marks the 36th consecutive year that the Foundation has increased its giving. (more...)

Peninsula Players Theatre Announces $15,000 Grant Award from The Shubert FoundationPeninsula Players Theatre Announces $15,000 Grant Award from The Shubert Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Peninsula Players Theatre, America's oldest professional resident summer theater and Door County's theatrical icon, is proud to announce it has received a $15,000 award from The Shubert Foundation. The Shubert Foundation awarded a record total of $26.8 million to 533 not-for-profit performing arts organizations across the United States. The Shubert Foundation provides grants only to organizations that have established artistic and administrative track records, as well as a pattern of fiscal responsibility.   (more...)

The Shubert Foundation Awards a Record $30 Million to 533 Performing Arts Organizations Across the U.S.The Shubert Foundation Awards a Record $30 Million to 533 Performing Arts Organizations Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2018

The Shubert Foundation has awarded a record total of $30 million to 533 not-for-profit performing arts organizations across the United States. This marks the 36th consecutive year that the Foundation has increased its giving. (more...)

Shubert Foundation Grants $30 Million To 533 Arts OrganizationsShubert Foundation Grants $30 Million To 533 Arts Organizations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

The Shubert Foundation has awarded a record total of $30 million to 533 not-for-profit performing arts organizations across the United States. This marks the 36th consecutive year that the Foundation has increased its giving. (more...)

SOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works from Producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Casey Nicholaw to DirectSOME LIKE IT HOT Musical Adaptation in the Works from Producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, Casey Nicholaw to Direct
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Shubert Organization and movie/television/theatre producers Craig Zadan & Neil Meron, fresh off their juggernaut NBC television event "Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE," announced today that they have acquired the coveted rights to adapt Some Like It Hot as an all-new musical for the stage from Metro Goldwyn Mayer Studios. (more...)

The Shubert Foundation and Music Theatre International Announce 13th Annual BROADWAY JUNIORThe Shubert Foundation and Music Theatre International Announce 13th Annual BROADWAY JUNIOR
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The 13th annual Shubert Foundation/Music Theatre International Broadway Junior Student Finale will take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). (more...)

Shubert Foundation/Music Theatre International Presents 13th Annual BROADWAY JUNIOR FINALEShubert Foundation/Music Theatre International Presents 13th Annual BROADWAY JUNIOR FINALE
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

The 13th annual Shubert Foundation/Music Theatre International Broadway Junior Student Finale will take place on Tuesday, May 15, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Broadway's Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street). The event will be hosted by Kelvin Moon Loh and Vasthy Mompoint, stars from Broadway's new hit, SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS, The Broadway Musical. The Shubert Foundation / MTI Broadway Junior partnership is a groundbreaking musical theatre mentorship program that helps public schools affect school culture change through building sustainable theatre education programs. Hundreds of participating students will share musical numbers from their fully produced school shows at the Finale. For many, their first musical theatre experience performing will be on Broadway. (more...)

2018/19 Broadway Philadelphia Season Announced - HAMILTON, ANASTASIA, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More2018/19 Broadway Philadelphia Season Announced - HAMILTON, ANASTASIA, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and The Shubert Organization are pleased to announce the 2018/19 Broadway Philadelphia season, featuring an outstanding lineup of highly-anticipated Broadway shows, including the Philadelphia premiere of Hamilton. The monumental upcoming season boasts a prodigious collection of award-winning productions which have garnered a collective 47 TonyŽ Awards and 25 Drama Desk Awards - the highest number of shows holding awards to ever grace one Broadway Philadelphia season! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Backstage at the The 4th Annual High School Theatre FestivalPhoto Coverage: Backstage at the The 4th Annual High School Theatre Festival
by Walter McBride - Mar 20, 2018

One hundred and fifty talented NYC public school students made their Broadway debuts last night at the 4th annual SHUBERT FOUNDATION HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE FESTIVAL for NYC Public Schools at the fabled Shubert Theatre (225 W. 45 St. -- currently home to the Broadway smash HELLO, DOLLY!) This high-energy arts and education experience for students is presented by The Shubert Foundation and NYC Department of Education. (more...)

4th Annual Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival Scheduled For Today4th Annual Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival Scheduled For Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2018

One hundred and fifty talented NYC public school students will make their Broadway debuts this month when the 4th annual SHUBERT FOUNDATION HIGH SCHOOL THEATRE FESTIVAL for NYC Public Schools takes place on Monday, March 19 at the fabled Shubert Theatre (225 W. 45 St. -- currently home to the Broadway smash HELLO, DOLLY!) This high-energy arts and education experience for students is presented by The Shubert Foundation and NYC Department of Education. (more...)

Stars from HELLO, DOLLY!, SPONGEBOB, and More Join Shubert Foundation High School Theatre FestivalStars from HELLO, DOLLY!, SPONGEBOB, and More Join Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Among the Broadway stars scheduled to interact with students over the course of the day on March 19 are Tony Award winner Baayork Lee(choreographer, original cast of A CHORUS LINE), Sasha Hutchings, original cast of HAMILTON and currently in the Broadway revival of MY FAIR LADY, LaGuardia Arts alumnus Lilli Cooper, from the Broadway Musical, SpongeBob SquarePants, and John Cariani from The Band's Visit. (more...)

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