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FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH To Celebrate Cast Recording At Barnes & Noble Photo FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH To Celebrate Cast Recording At Barnes & Noble
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 8, 2019

Director Joel Grey and stars from the critically-acclaimed, award-winning and groundbreaking production of a?oeFiddler on the Roof in Yiddisha?? will celebrate the success of their original cast recording at Barnes & Noble (150 East 86th Street) in New York City at 3:30pm on Tuesday, October 15, 2019. 

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Digital Cast Recording Out Today! Photo FIDDLER ON THE ROOF IN YIDDISH Digital Cast Recording Out Today!
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2019

For the first time ever in its 55-year history, the musically complete cast recording of a?oeFiddler on the Roofa?? will be released, including 11 songs in English that were cut from the original Broadway production in 1964.

Incoming PTC Managing Director Chris Massimine Scores Big In NYC Theatre Award Season Photo Incoming PTC Managing Director Chris Massimine Scores Big In NYC Theatre Award Season
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2019

Pioneer Theatre Company's incoming managing director, CHRIS MASSIMINE joins PTC effective July 1, but he arrives after bringing in major awards and citations from four prestigious awards organizations: Drama Desk, Outer Critics' Circle, Off Broadway Alliance and Drama Critics' Circle.

Broadway Records Announces MIMI BESSETTE: LULLABIES OF BROADWAY & LULLABIES OF BROADW Photo Broadway Records Announces MIMI BESSETTE: LULLABIES OF BROADWAY & LULLABIES OF BROADWAY ACT II
by Julie Musbach - Feb 27, 2019

Broadway Records today announced that Mimi Bessette: Lullabies of Broadway and Lullabies of Broadway Act II will be released in stores on Friday, March 1, 2019. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com, and is now available digitally.

Joel Grey's Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF To Get Cast Recording Photo Joel Grey's Yiddish FIDDLER ON THE ROOF To Get Cast Recording
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 28, 2018

The National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene's Off-Broadway production of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish, directed by Academy and Tony Award winner Joel Grey, will be releasing a cast album. The cast recording, released by Time Life Music and distributed byWarner Music Group, will be available in 2019, with an official date to be announced before the show transfers to Off-Broadway's Stage 42 in February.

The York Theatre Company Releases Three Cast Recordings: DESPERATE MEASURES, UNEXPECT Photo The York Theatre Company Releases Three Cast Recordings: DESPERATE MEASURES, UNEXPECTED JOY, and LONESOME BLUES
by Julie Musbach - Sep 25, 2018

The York Theatre Company celebrates the release of three new original cast recordings of York productions from the 2017-2018 season: Desperate Measures, Unexpected Joy, and Lonesome Blues.

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Cast Album Producer Robert Sher Photo Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Cast Album Producer Robert Sher
by Behind the Curtain - Aug 20, 2018

While Robert Sher's career has been most significant for producing the Grammy nominated cast recordings of such Broadway musicals as Nice Work If You Can Get It, Sugar Babies, and the most recent revival of How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, today we are celebrating Robert's passionate work to preserve many of the musical theatre's most obscure gems and for those scores to be elevated in the minds, and iTunes, of those who love musicals. 

DESPERATE MEASURES Original Cast Recording Digital Album Available Today From Masterw Photo DESPERATE MEASURES Original Cast Recording Digital Album Available Today From Masterworks Broadway
by Macon Prickett - Jul 13, 2018

The Original Cast Recording from the hit musical comedy Desperate Measures is available digitally today from Masterworks Broadway, with the CD set for release August 10. With music by David Friedman (Listen to My Heart) and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), the album is produced by Robert Sher with liner notes by Peter Filichia. Described by the Huffington Post as 'a good old-fashioned musical comedy... a happy surprise of a show filled with enjoyable songs,' Desperate Measures is currently running at New World Stages in New York City.

Photo Coverage: Four Days Of The New York International Piano Competition End - And T Photo Photo Coverage: Four Days Of The New York International Piano Competition End - And The Winners Are
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 23, 2018

In actuality all the pianists competing in The Ninth New York International Piano Competition are winners because no contestant gets eliminated during the grueling four day event.

Charles Strouse To Greet Fans And Sign Memoir At DANCE A LITTLE CLOSER Concert Photo Charles Strouse To Greet Fans And Sign Memoir At DANCE A LITTLE CLOSER Concert
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2018

As previously announced, the acclaimed Second Act Series, which has presented an array of lesser-known musicals in concert, will celebrate the short-lived Charles Strouse and Alan Jay Lerner musical Dance A Little Closer at New York's Green Room 42 on Monday, April 16th at 7:00pm. Three-time Tony Award-winning composer Charles Strouse will be on hand to meet fans and sign copies of his memoir, Put On A Happy Face, following the performance ($20 - cash only). Part of a lifelong celebration of composer Charles Strouse's 90th birthday, this special event gives audiences the rare opportunity to hear this enchanting score.

Photo Coverage: 9th New York International Piano Competition & 58th Anniversary of Th Photo Photo Coverage: 9th New York International Piano Competition & 58th Anniversary of The Stecher and Horowitz Foundation Celebrated at The Lotos Club
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 7, 2018

It's a short walk, but an arduous journey from the Stretcher and Horowitz Foundation's headquarters on 57th street to Carnegie Hall or other concert venues, but Melvin Stecher and Norman Horowitz make the voyage much easier for talented young musicians.

Go Behind the Making Of A Cast Recording with DESPERATE MEASURES Photo Go Behind the Making Of A Cast Recording with DESPERATE MEASURES
by Julie Musbach - Apr 5, 2018

Tony Award-winning producer Margot Astrachan (A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder) will be joined by composer David Friedman and Grammy-nominated album producer Rob Sher on the Guild Hall stage on Wednesday, April 16 at 7pm for an insightful discussion answering the question, 'How do all those original cast recordings of our favorite musicals get made?'

Neil Diamond To Receive Highest Honor At Songwriters Hall of Fame Photo Neil Diamond To Receive Highest Honor At Songwriters Hall of Fame
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 20, 2018

Neil Diamond To Receive Highest Honor At Songwriters Hall of Fame

Sara Bareilles Earns Songwriters Hall of Fame 2018 Hal David Starlight Award Photo Sara Bareilles Earns Songwriters Hall of Fame 2018 Hal David Starlight Award
by Tori Hartshorn - Mar 6, 2018

Sara Bareilles Earns Songwriters Hall of Fame's 2018 Hal David Starlight Award

Deck the Halls with Actors Co-Op Theatre Company's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER Photo Deck the Halls with Actors Co-Op Theatre Company's THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Actors Co-0p Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2014 Best Intimate Theatre Musical for 110 in the Shade) presents the second show in its 26th Season, George S. Kaufman and Moss Hart's beloved comedy classic THE MAN WHO CAME TO DINNER.

Chaeyoung Park and Yun-Chin Zhou Win the 2017 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition at Juil Photo Chaeyoung Park and Yun-Chin Zhou Win the 2017 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition at Juilliard
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

The Juilliard School announced that Chaeyoung Park and Yun-Chin Zhou are winners of the 2017 Gina Bachauer Piano Competition.

THE UNFLINCHING GAZE Exhibition Comes to BRAG Photo THE UNFLINCHING GAZE Exhibition Comes to BRAG
by Julie Musbach - Aug 7, 2017

Two hundred photos and videos by sixty two leading LGBTI artists (twenty four Australian and thirty eight international) will be exhibited at Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) from Saturday 14 October until Sunday 3 December 2017.

BWW Review: Jolly Good MARY POPPINS Flies Into Musical Theatre West
by Michael Quintos - Jul 18, 2017

Disney/Cameron Mackintosh's stage adaptation of MARY POPPINS, the closing production of Musical Theatre West's 64th season is mostly jolly good fun. Full of palpable joy, wonderfully-performed songs, and smile-inducing moments, MTW's buoyant, crowd-pleasing production of the London-set musical continues performances at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center in Long Beach through July 23.

Totem Pole Playhouse Hands Out Annual Awards and Scholarships to Top High School Talent
by A.A. Cristi - May 22, 2017

Totem Pole Playhouse, Pennsylvania's premiere summer theatre, presented their annual Totem Pole Playhouse Awards last evening for outstanding production and performances by area high school students in a ceremony at Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater. The playhouse's fourth annual presentation was filled with the usual enthusiastic performances by the participating high school students, the surprise appearance of a four-time Emmy Award-winning TV star as a guest presenter, and $4,000.00 in new scholarship money.

El festival NOTAS DEL AMBIGÚ culmina con el concierto COMEDIA MUSICAL
by José Germán Martínez Paneque - Apr 10, 2017

El Teatro de la Zarzuela de Madrid culminara su ciclo NOTAS DEL AMBIGÚ con el recital COMEDIA MUSICAL el proximo martes 18 de abril a las 20.00.

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