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Bio:
Broadway Credits include Catch Me If You Can, Fosse, The Look of Love, Thou Shalt Not, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Oklahoma!, and Cats. Other credits include Flashdance, Sweet Charity, The Jack Cole Project, Chicago, A Chorus Line, Starlight Express, West Side Story, Smokey Joe√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Caf√ɬ©, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway Credits include Catch Me If You Can, Fosse, The Look of Love, Thou Shalt Not, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Oklahoma!, and Cats. Other credits include Flashdance, Sweet Charity, The Jack Cole Project, Chicago, A Chorus Line, Starlight Express, West Side Story, Smokey Joe√Ę‚ā¨‚ĄĘs Caf√ɬ©, ... (read complete bio)
Student Blog: Tune-In to Tumminelli Photo Student Blog: Tune-In to Tumminelli
by Student Blogger: Kyle Morales - Mar 26, 2021

Marc Tumminelli, Founder and Director of Broadway Workshop and Artistic Director of Project Broadway, has earned himself a new title as the creator and host of “LITTLE ME: Growing Up Broadway.'

VIDEO: Watch Felicia Finley, Stephanie Gibson, Angie Schworer & More in ELECTRIC ISLA Photo VIDEO: Watch Felicia Finley, Stephanie Gibson, Angie Schworer & More in ELECTRIC ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2021

Electric Island‚Äč is a new musical conceived and written by Rachelle Rak with music and additional lyrics by Steven Jamail. This developmental project tells the real stories of women working on Broadway: those working hard to go from show to show and aren‚Äôt the recognized stars above the marquee. Shining light on women of all ages, ethnicities, and sexual orientations, ‚ÄčElectric Island illuminates how these performers have navigated the highs and lows of a life in the theater--on stage and off.

Wake Up With BWW 3/26: De Blasio Announces Plans to Vaccinate Theatre Workers, and Mo Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/26: De Blasio Announces Plans to Vaccinate Theatre Workers, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Mar 26, 2021

Today's top stories: De Blasio announced plans to vaccinate theatre workers, first look at Hamilton in Australia, The Phantom of the Opera is seeking video submissions for the role of Christine, and more!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, March 25- with Ashley Spencer, Brian Stokes Mitchell Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, March 25- with Ashley Spencer, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2021

Today (March 25) in live streaming: the premiere of Electric Island, AAPI Broadway unites on Stars in the House, Ashley Spencer visits Backstage Live, and more!

LISTEN: Cady Huffman Talks ELECTRIC ISLAND & More on Broadway's Backbone Photo LISTEN: Cady Huffman Talks ELECTRIC ISLAND & More on Broadway's Backbone
by Broadway's Backbone - Mar 24, 2021

Rachelle Rak‚Äôs 'DNA¬†is every kind of storm you can imagine.‚ÄĚ Rachelle feels that¬†imperfection is what we have and¬†that her resilience, that weird fire she has in her...¬†it‚Äôs survival.¬†Tony winner Cady Huffman directed the Actors Fund presentation of ‚ÄúElectric Island,‚ÄĚ which¬†premieres March 25th at 8:00pm. From Will‚Äôs favorite to Ulla to a burlesque communist, Cady Huffman ¬†continues to do her best and put it out there. Check out the full interview!

VIDEO: Over 75 Performers and Creatives Release 'Still Standing' in Honor of One Year Photo VIDEO: Over 75 Performers and Creatives Release 'Still Standing' in Honor of One Year Since the Broadway Shutdown
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2021

'Still Standing' is a video  celebrating the amazing professional artists, on and off stage, who are anxiously awaiting the day when  the lights of Broadway will once again be lit and audiences around the world can come back to the theatre.  

ELECTRIC ISLAND Musical Will Stream on BroadwayWorld, Benefitting Phyllis Newman Wome Photo ELECTRIC ISLAND Musical Will Stream on BroadwayWorld, Benefitting Phyllis Newman Women's Health Initiative
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2021

Electric Island‚Äč is a new musical conceived and written by Rachelle Rak with music and additional lyrics by Steven Jamail. This developmental project tells the real stories of women working on Broadway: those working hard to go from show to show and aren‚Äôt the recognized stars above the marquee. Shining light on women of all ages, ethnicities, and sexual orientations, ‚ÄčElectric Island illuminates how these performers have navigated the highs and lows of a life in the theater--on stage and off.

Beth Leavel, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, and More Join Fundraising Concert For R Photo Beth Leavel, Stephanie J. Block, Megan Hilty, and More Join Fundraising Concert For Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2020

Stars from stage and screen will come together on Wednesday, December 30, 2020 for a concert to raise funds for Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff who are both running for the Georgia Senate run-off seats.

Exclusive Podcast: Broadway's Backbone with Rachelle Rak Photo Exclusive Podcast: Broadway's Backbone with Rachelle Rak
by Broadway's Backbone - Dec 18, 2020

Rachelle Rak‚Äôs 'DNA¬†is every kind of storm you can imagine.‚ÄĚ Rachelle feels that¬†imperfection is what we have and¬†that her resilience, that weird fire she has in her...¬†it‚Äôs survival.¬†

BWW Interview: Marty Thomas of THE AWARD WINNING HOLIDAY ALBUM Photo BWW Interview: Marty Thomas of THE AWARD WINNING HOLIDAY ALBUM
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 15, 2020

Show business powerhouse and Jack of All Trades Marty Thomas will end up with his own studio soon, if he isn't careful. Whether it is a recording studio or movie studio, well, we will have to wait and see.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Will Return to The Green Room 42 with Shelby Acosta, John Card Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Will Return to The Green Room 42 with Shelby Acosta, John Cardoza, Jordan Dobson and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2020

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... will return to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from Jagged Little Pill; West Side Story; Ain't Too Proud:The Life and Times of the Temptations; Emojiland and Fiddler on the Roof [Fiddler Afn Dakh] on MONDAY, MARCH 9TH at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE… Returns To The Green Room 42 On 12/02 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE… Returns To The Green Room 42 On 12/02
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa??  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS; HAMILTON; THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL and WICKED on MONDAY, DECEMBER 2ND at 7PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates Its 16th Anniversary and Returns To The Green Room  Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates Its 16th Anniversary and Returns To The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? celebrates its 16th anniversary and returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from Moulin Rouge; Ain't Too Proud; Broadway Bounty Hunter; Frozen; Kiss Me, Kate; Be More Chill; Alice By Heart; School Of Rock; and Bandstand on Monday, October 7th at 7pm.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42; Lineup Announced! Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from AIN'T TOO PROUD; BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER; WICKED; KISS ME KATE; BE MORE CHILL; A STRANGE LOOP and ANASTASIA on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...Returns to The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE...Returns to The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS; THE PROM; BE MORE CHILL; OKLAHOMA!; CHICAGO; BEETLEJUICE; KISS ME KATE and AVENUE Q on MONDAY, AUGUST 5TH at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces June 3rd Lineup At The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces June 3rd Lineup At The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, June 3rd at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. Hosted by series Producing Artistic Director and Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, the popular series allows performers to showcase their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces Lineup For May 6 Edition Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces Lineup For May 6 Edition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCE… returns featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL; HADESTOWN; DEAR EVAN HANSEN; MEAN GIRLS; CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and HOLIDAY INN on MONDAY, MAY 6TH at 7 PM.

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Flies Onto Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns Featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns Featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL, SUPERHERO and More
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 3, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... returns featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL; CHOIR BOY; ONCE ON THIS ISLAND; THE OTHER JOSH COHEN; SUPERHERO and SWEENEY TODD on MONDAY, APRIL 8TH at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE Returns Monday March 4th Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE Returns Monday March 4th
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2019

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to be held on Monday, March 4th at The Green Room 42.

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