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Photo Coverage: Clive Davis Attends Michael Feinstein's SHOWSTOPPERS Opening Night at Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Clive Davis Attends Michael Feinstein's SHOWSTOPPERS Opening Night at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 9, 2017

One music legend came to hear another last night.  Clive Davis was in Michael Feinstein's opening night audience as the Ambassador of the Great American Songbook brought the show-stopping songs of Broadway to his second home… Feinstein's/54 Below.   (more...)

CONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY and MORMON BOY TRILOGY to Play Pride Arts CenterCONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY and MORMON BOY TRILOGY to Play Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Steven Fales, whose one-man show CONFESSIONS OF A MORMON BOY was a hit at the former Bailiwick Arts Center in 2005, will bring that autobiographical play back to Chicago along with staged workshop readings of two new pieces that detail an earlier period and a later period of Fales' life. (more...)

THE PARISIAN WOMAN to Play Broadway's Hudson TheatreTHE PARISIAN WOMAN to Play Broadway's Hudson Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

The producers of Beau Willimon's Broadway-bound play The Parisian Woman, starring Uma Thurman, announced today that the show will play at Hudson Theatre (139-141 West 44th St.), with previews beginning on Tuesday, November 7. As previously announced, it will open on Thursday, November 30. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Blair Brown Joins Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas in the Cast of THE PARISIAN WOMANTony Award Winner Blair Brown Joins Uma Thurman and Josh Lucas in the Cast of THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Tony Award winner Blair Brown ("Orange Is The New Black," "Fringe," Copenhagen, Nikolai and the Others) has joined the cast of The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new power play by "House of Cards" creator Beau Willimon (Farragut North, Ides of March), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park) debuting on Broadway this fall. (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO Opens at Saint Michael's PlayhouseMURDER FOR TWO Opens at Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Saint Michael's Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 19 opening of the Off-Broadway hit Murder for Two at Saint Michael's Playhouse. Murder for Two features book and music by Joe Kinosian, book and lyrics by Kellen Blair and stars Noel Carey and Jeremiah Ginn, both from Murder for Two's national tour. Murder for Two creative team is led by director Jeremy Scott Lapp with choreography by Wendy Seyb, scenic design by John Paul Devlin, costume design by Andrea Lauer, lighting design Anthony Pellecchia, and sound design by Jill BC DuBoff. (more...)

Uma Thurman to Make Broadway Debut in HOUSE OF CARDS Creator's THE PARISIAN WOMANUma Thurman to Make Broadway Debut in HOUSE OF CARDS Creator's THE PARISIAN WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Academy Award nominee Uma Thurman (Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, 'Imposters') will make her Broadway debut this fall in The Parisian Woman, the electrifying new power play by 'House of Cards' creator Beau Willimon (Farragut North, Ides of March), directed by Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon (Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, Clybourne Park). (more...)

Robert A. Boyar, Broadway Insurer of PHANTOM's Chandelier and More, Passes AwayRobert A. Boyar, Broadway Insurer of PHANTOM's Chandelier and More, Passes Away
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Robert A. Boyar (1923-2017), the Dean of Broadway Insurance, died at his Manhattan home on March 16, 2017, due to complications from a fall, announced his wife Margery Boyar. (more...)

FUN HOME's Emily Skeggs to Lead Industry Reading of New Musical REMISSIONFUN HOME's Emily Skeggs to Lead Industry Reading of New Musical REMISSION
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Remission, a new musical about vulnerability and hope, announces presentations open to industry professionals on March 31st. The presentations will be directed by Portia Krieger, with books/music/lyrics by Rebekah M. Allen, and casting by Tara Rubin Casting. (more...)

Primary Stages Launches 'OFF-CENTER' Oral History ProjectPrimary Stages Launches 'OFF-CENTER' Oral History Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Primary Stages has announced the launch of OFF CENTER: THE OFF-BROADWAY ORAL HISTORY PROJECT. (more...)

Reps from BroadwayWorld, Google, Ticketmaster, Facebook and More Set for CTI Marketing Seminar This WeekReps from BroadwayWorld, Google, Ticketmaster, Facebook and More Set for CTI Marketing Seminar This Week
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

Tom Viertel, Executive Director of Commercial Theater Institute (CTI), the theater industry's leading training & professional development program for those interested in producing, announces the final line up for its upcoming Marketing Seminar today and tomorrow, March 9th and 10th at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater (210 West 50th Street). (more...)

Eric Yves Garcia to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with KEEPERS OF THE KEYSEric Yves Garcia to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with KEEPERS OF THE KEYS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

After critically lauded performances in New York, London and Paris, award-winning performer Eric Yves Garcia (Margaret Whiting Award; Bistro Award for Singing Instrumentalist) announces his return engagement of 'Keepers of The Keys', today, March 7 (7:00pm) at Feinstein's / 54 Below. (more...)

Reps from BroadwayWorld, Google, Ticketmaster, Facebook and More Set for CTI Marketing SeminarReps from BroadwayWorld, Google, Ticketmaster, Facebook and More Set for CTI Marketing Seminar
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Tom Viertel, Executive Director of Commercial Theater Institute (CTI), the theater industry's leading training & professional development program for those interested in producing, announces the final line up for its upcoming Marketing Seminar on March 9th and 10th at the Anne L. Bernstein Theater (210 West 50th Street). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages' ORAL HISTORY PROJECT Makes it's DebutPhoto Coverage: Primary Stages' ORAL HISTORY PROJECT Makes it's Debut
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 3, 2017

The Off-Broadway Oral History Project was created to fill a gap in theater history by establishing a video archive featuring the innovative artists who transformed Off- and Off-Off-Broadway in the years after World War II. (more...)

FANCY Musical, Inspired by Reba McEntire, Gets NYC LabFANCY Musical, Inspired by Reba McEntire, Gets NYC Lab
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Margot Astrachan and The Peccadillo Theater Company will present a developmental lab presentation of FANCY, a new musical, on Thursday, March 16 at 4PM and Friday March 17 at 11AM and 3PM at The Westside Theatre, downstairs (407 West 43rd Street). (more...)

Eric Yves Garcia to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with KEEPERS OF THE KEYSEric Yves Garcia to Return to Feinstein's/54 Below with KEEPERS OF THE KEYS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

After critically lauded performances in New York, London and Paris, award-winning performer Eric Yves Garcia (Margaret Whiting Award; Bistro Award for Singing Instrumentalist) announces his return engagement of 'Keepers of The Keys', on Tuesday, March 7 (7:00pm) at Feinstein's / 54 Below. (more...)

Photo Flash: Dear Friends Celebrate Laura Benanti's Baby Shower at Feinstein's/54 BelowPhoto Flash: Dear Friends Celebrate Laura Benanti's Baby Shower at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

This weekend, Richard Frankel, Tom Viertel, Steve Baruch and the partners at Feinstein's/54 Below generously threw Broadway favorite, Laura Benanti, a baby shower!  (more...)

Jennifer Ashley Tepper Celebrates THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book Shop TodayJennifer Ashley Tepper Celebrates THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book Shop Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Dress Circle Publishing will celebrate their new book THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - with a special event at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 4oth Street in Manhattan) today, December 1 at 5:30 PM. (more...)

Jennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book ShopJennifer Ashley Tepper to Celebrate THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Dress Circle Publishing will celebrate their new book THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper - with a special event at The Drama Book Shop (250 West 4oth Street in Manhattan) on Thursday, December 1 at 5:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates Release of UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3Photo Coverage: Broadway Celebrates Release of UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 15, 2016

THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 3 from DRESS CIRCLE PUBLISHING - the latest in a series by acclaimed historian and producer JENNIFER ASHLEY TEPPER - is released today, November 15 at www.dresscirclepublishing.com. (more...)

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