by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

SHEPHERD THE MUSICAL will have an industry presentation on Friday, October 12that 3PM at Ripley Grier Studios, Studio 312 (305 West 38th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues). Based on the novel by Harold Bell Wright, SHEPHERD THE MUSICAL is directed by Samantha Saltzman (Assistant Resident Director - Matilda on Broadway, Resident Director, Matilda 1st National Tour), withbook and lyrics by Hayden Head, music and musical direction by Stan Beard (Proud American), and casting by Michael Cassara. The general manager is DTE Management.   (more...)

TRU Announces Writer-Producer Speed DateTRU Announces Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the 2018 Writer-Producer Speed Date: The Art of the Pitch, One-on-One Networking with Commercial and Indie Producers on October 21, 2018 from 4:30-8:30pm at Shetler Studios, 244 West 54th Street, 11th Floor. Session 1 coaching at 4:30, pitching at 5:30; Session 2 coaching at 5:30, pitching at 6:30. (more...)

Pitch Your Work To A Roomful Of Producers (and Be Home In Time For The Oscars)Pitch Your Work To A Roomful Of Producers (and Be Home In Time For The Oscars)
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their popular Writer-Producer Speed Date on Sunday, March 4, 2018. In deference to Oscar night, the event will start one hour earlier than usual: from 4:30pm - 8:00pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W 54th St., 11th floor. Application is free, and you must apply prior to purchasing your spot, on sale February 24, 2018. If accepted, there is a participation fee of $70 for TRU Members ($85 for non-members, $25 for each collaborator), and your pitch slot can be purchased at https://truonline.org/events/speed-date-03-04-18/.   (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Presents Writer-Producer Speed DateTheater Resources Unlimited Presents Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents their popular Writer-Producer Speed Date on Sunday, March 4, 2018. In deference to Oscar night, the event will start one hour earlier than usual: from 4:30pm - 8:00pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W 54th St., 11th floor. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the Drama League's Tribute to Steve MartinPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the Drama League's Tribute to Steve Martin
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 7, 2017

Just last night, the Drama League honored Steve Martin - whose prolific body of work has earned him an Academy Award, five Grammy Awards, an Emmy, the Mark Twain Award, and the Kennedy Center Honors - at its fall gala at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue). (more...)

PRESENT LAUGHTER's Kevin Kline to Host Drama League's Benefit Gala Honoring Steve MartinPRESENT LAUGHTER's Kevin Kline to Host Drama League's Benefit Gala Honoring Steve Martin
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

The Drama League has announced Academy and Tony Award-winner Kevin Kline and 'American Idol' finalist Justin Guarinihave joined the roster of special guest performers for the 34th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway and the launch of the Benefit Gala Auction. (more...)

Alex Brightman, Lea DeLaria, Ed Helms, Kermit The Frog and More to Fete Steve Martin at Drama League's 2017 Benefit GalaAlex Brightman, Lea DeLaria, Ed Helms, Kermit The Frog and More to Fete Steve Martin at Drama League's 2017 Benefit Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

The Drama League has announced the roster of special guest performers for the 34th Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway and the launch of the Benefit Gala Auction. (more...)

F. Murray Abraham, Hank Azaria & More Will Honor David Hyde Pierce at Drama League Gala
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The Drama League has announced Tony Award and Oscar winner F. Murray Abraham (Amadeus), Emmy Award winner Hank Azaria ('The Simpsons'), Tony Award winner Christopher Durang (Vanya and Sonya and Masha and Spike), Tony Award winning Broadway Producer Daryl Roth (Kinky Boots), Tony Award nominees Kate Baldwin (Hello, Dolly!), Drama Desk nominee John Bolton (Curtains), along with Lea DeLaria ('Orange is the New Black') and Peri Gilpin ('Frazier'), have joined the roster of special guest performers for The 33rd Annual Drama League Centennial Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce to be held on Monday evening, November 7, 2016 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

The Drama League Sets Eligibility Cut-Offs, Ceremony Date for 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

Save the date! The Drama League has announced that the 83rd Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony will be held on Friday, May 19, 2017 beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway). (more...)

Tyne Daly, Billy Porter, Bebe Neuwirth, Sierra Boggess and More Slated for Drama League's 2016 Gala Honoring David Hyde Pierce
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The Drama League has announced the roster of special guest performers for the 33rd Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce to be held on Monday evening, November 7, 2016 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

Robin Skye to Lead NYMF's Next Link Project's 210 AMLENT AVENUE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Welcome to the Hamptons - where guests are gathering at the old Jordan estate at 210 Amlent Avenue for Fourth of July Festivities with their host, Mrs. Jordan, a retired actress.  But one unexpected guest, Judah, a young poet, is about to ignite a firestorm of events. In his search for the truth, he will unearth long kept secrets that will lead to unexpected consequences.  210 Amlent Avenue is one of the 10 Next Link musicals chosen and to be presented as part of the 12th edition of The New York Musical Theatre Festival, which starts July 7-27. (more...)

CLOSING THE GAP to Feature Songs by Levinson & Weingarten at Joe's Pub, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Closing the Gap - A Benefit Concert - A special One Night Only Concert featuring the songs of Dramatist Guild Fellows Dana Levinson and Stacey Weingarten. Inspired by an Ira Glass quote, musical theater writing team Levinson and Weingarten air their dirty laundry and reveal the sometimes painful but often hilarious process of closing the gap between artistic taste and ability. All profits from this concert will go to the Levels Teen Center at the Great Neck Library. (more...)

Jon Stewart, Martha Redbone, Ryan Raftery and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

Joe's Pub has announced its nightly performances from February 11-21, 2015. Details below! (more...)

CLOSING THE GAP: THE MUSICALS OF LEVINSON AND WEINGARTEN to Honor Jackie Hoffman at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

Closing the Gap - A Benefit Concert - A special One Night Only Concert featuring the songs of Dramatist Guild Fellows Dana Levinson and Stacey Weingarten. (more...)

BWW Interviews: A Chat With Playwrights Karl Hinze and Becky Goldberg
by Melissa Giordano - Jul 31, 2014

It is my pleasure to speak to Long Island playwrights Karl Hinze and Becky Goldberg. They have a wonderful new show reading at The New York Musical Theatre Festival and were kind enough to take time to speak with me today! (more...)

SPIDER-MAN's Jason Gotay, Robin Skye and More to Star in 210 AMLENT AVENUE at NYMF, 7/14 & 7/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

Jason Gotay, Robin Skye and more will star in '210 Amlent Avenue,' scheduled for a developmental reading at the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peak - In Rehearsal with NYMF's ACADEMIA NUTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The hysterical new musical Academia Nuts has been selected to kick off the first week of the celebrated New York Musical Theatre Festival with performances from July 9-13, 2014 at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street). Academia Nuts has book and lyrics by Becca Anderson & Dan Marshall, and music by Julian Blackmore, with direction by Thomas Caruso, musical direction by Martyn Axe, and choreography by Ryan Kasprzak. It is produced by Charissa Bertels in association with CAP21 Theatre Company. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

KINKY BOOTS, PIPPIN, VANYA AND SONIA, Nathan Lane & VIRGINIA WOOLF? Win Big at Drama League Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2013

The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks) announced today the winners for the 79th Annual Drama League Awards: Distinguished Production of a Musical, Kinky Boots; presented by Diane Paulus; Distinguished Play,Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, presented by Pam MacKinnon; Distinguished Revival of a Musical, Pippin, presented by Alex Timbers; Distinguished Revival of a Play,Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, presented by Rachel Chavkin; Distinguished Performance, Nathan Lane, presented by Debra Messing at a star-studded luncheon ceremony hosted by Ms. Messing and David Hyde Pierce at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway). (more...)

Photo Flash: Stewart F. Lane, Bonnie Comley and More at Drama League 2013 Directors Project Brunch
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2013

The Drama League held a brunch in honor of the 2013 Directors Project fellows on Thursday, May 16th. The brunch was hosted by Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, both members of the Drama League. Scroll down for a photo of the attendees! (more...)

Samantha Saltzman, Danny Sharron and More Selected for The Drama League Directors Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2013

The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks; Artistic Director, Roger T. Danforth) have announced the exceptional stage directors who have been selected as the 2013 Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project: Georgi Georgiev Antiqua, Elizabeth Carlson, Will Detlefsen, Dimitar Ivanov Dimitrov, Vesselin Dimov, Alexandru Mihail, Raphael Massie, Louisa Proske, Jamila Reddy, Samantha Saltzman, Danny Sharron, Jordan Slaveykov, Nicole A. Watson, and Lian Walden. (more...)

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