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Bio:
Schele Williams is the director of the upcoming revival of Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical “Aida." She was the associate director of “Motown: The Musical,” and re-conceived and directed the recent national tour of the show. She was also the associate director of “Porgy and Bess’ on ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Schele Williams is the director of the upcoming revival of Elton John and Tim Rice’s musical “Aida." She was the associate director of “Motown: The Musical,” and re-conceived and directed the recent national tour of the show. She was also the associate director of “Porgy and Bess’ on ... (read complete bio)
BWW Interview: Seth Rudetsky Breaks Down What to Expect from SETH'S BROADWAY BREAKDOW Photo BWW Interview: Seth Rudetsky Breaks Down What to Expect from SETH'S BROADWAY BREAKDOWN
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 22, 2021

This fall is about to get a little more amahzing! That's because Seth Rudetsky, SiriusXM's afternoon Broadway host, musician, actor and award-winning comic, will be returning to Asylum NYC with his hilarious one-man homage to Broadway.

Shoshana Bean, Jessie Mueller, Shayna Steele, Erika Henningsen, & Justin Guarini Will Photo Shoshana Bean, Jessie Mueller, Shayna Steele, Erika Henningsen, & Justin Guarini Will Headline THE SETH CONCERT SERIES Live Streaming Return Beginning October 3rd
by Team BWW - Sep 9, 2021

BroadwayWorld is thrilled to announce the return of The Seth Concert Series this fall! Regular Sunday evening performances will resume beginning October 3rd at 8 PM - with a five star lineup now on sale.

The Prince Fellowship Announces New Fellows Photo The Prince Fellowship Announces New Fellows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021

The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announced that Osh Ghanimah has received The Prince Fellowship and Lawryn LaCroix has received the Prince/TTLP Fellowship, formerly known as The T. Fellowship. The late Broadway producer and director Harold Prince created the program to usher in the next generation of creative producers.

Seth Rudetsky to Return to Asylum NYC With SETH'S BROADWAY BREAKDOWN Photo Seth Rudetsky to Return to Asylum NYC With SETH'S BROADWAY BREAKDOWN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

Celebrating Broadway’s return, Seth’s Broadway Breakdown will premiere with a press preview on Sunday, September 12, with performances three times a week starting on October 15th. The show will be produced by Asylum NYC’s artistic director, Alan Kliffer.

Black Theatre United Releases New Deal For Broadway Photo Black Theatre United Releases New Deal For Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2021

The Founding Members of Black Theatre United (BTU) announce the release of their historic New Deal For Broadway, establishing industry-wide standards and reforms around Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging (EDIAB) with a focus on Black individuals in theatre.

Kennedy Center Announces 2021-2022 Season for Performances for Young Audiences Photo Kennedy Center Announces 2021-2022 Season for Performances for Young Audiences
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 13, 2021

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced its 2021 – 2022 Performances for Young Audiences season with eight world premiere Kennedy Center commissions and co-commissions.

STARS IN THE HOUSE Live at Town Hall Rescheduled to October 25 Photo STARS IN THE HOUSE Live at Town Hall Rescheduled to October 25
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 11, 2021

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that their live and in person Stars in the House at The Town Hall will be rescheduled to Monday, October 25th at 8:00 PM, consistent with Theatre Authority guidelines.

Shira Ginsburg's BUBBY'S KITCHEN to Perform at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Cent Photo Shira Ginsburg's BUBBY'S KITCHEN to Perform at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 2, 2021

Singer/Songwriter/Cantor Shira Ginsburg's acclaimed Bubby's Kitchen will be presented for one night only at Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center.

Broadway-Bound THE NOTEBOOK Musical Announces March 2022 World Premiere at Chicago Sh Photo Broadway-Bound THE NOTEBOOK Musical Announces March 2022 World Premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2021

Chicago Shakespeare will present the debut of Broadway-bound new musical, The Notebook (March 15-April 24, 2022). The World Premiere production features music and lyrics by singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson with book by playwright Bekah Brunstetter.

Chicago Shakespeare Announces 2021/22 Productions & Programs Photo Chicago Shakespeare Announces 2021/22 Productions & Programs
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 27, 2021

Chicago Shakespeare Theater announces the return of in-person performances at the Theater’s home on Navy Pier with the much-awaited debut of As You Like It infused with the hit songs of The Beatles, beginning October 6, 2021. 

STARS IN THE HOUSE Announces First Ever Ticketed Live Show Featuring Audra McDonald,  Photo STARS IN THE HOUSE Announces First Ever Ticketed Live Show Featuring Audra McDonald, Adam Pascal, Kelli O'Hara & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 8, 2021

The stars are coming OUT of the house, and they’re inviting fans along!  On Sunday, September 12, Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley will host a very special LIVE “Stars In The House” at The Town Hall in New York City.  

30 Theatre Books for Your Summer Reading List Photo 30 Theatre Books for Your Summer Reading List
by Team BWW - Jul 4, 2021

There is no better time than summer to relax by the pool and curl up with a great book, and you're in luck, because this year, Broadway's best have put pen to paper to turn out theatre page-turners of every kind. From theatre biographies to theatre fiction; theatre books for kids to theatre history; check out our collection of 30 new Broadway books for every theatre lover's summer reading!

Black Theatre United Holds Industry-Wide Summit to Discuss a 'New Deal' of Long-Term  Photo Black Theatre United Holds Industry-Wide Summit to Discuss a 'New Deal' of Long-Term Reforms
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 29, 2021

As Black Theatre United (BTU) marks its first year since the organization’s creation, the Founding Members have just announced they held a three-month Commercial Theatre Summit from March to June 2021 to establish industry- wide standards around Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Accessibility & Belonging (EDIAB) with a focus on Black individuals in theatre as we move into the future.

AIDA Original Broadway Cast Will Reunite On STARS IN THE HOUSE This Saturday Photo AIDA Original Broadway Cast Will Reunite On STARS IN THE HOUSE This Saturday
by Stephi Wild - Jun 3, 2021

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that the award-winning Original Broadway Cast of “AIDA” will join them on “Stars In The House” on Saturday, June 5 (the previously announced “Dreamgirls” show will be held at a later date). 

Broadway Inspirational Voices to Perform at Little Island in June Featuring Daniel J. Photo Broadway Inspirational Voices to Perform at Little Island in June Featuring Daniel J. Watts, Phylicia Rashad and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 1, 2021

It was announced today that Broadway Inspirational Voices, the Tony Award-winning not-for-profit choir, will gather together to perform two nights of special events of gospel and Broadway music at New York City’s newest public park, Little Island, on Saturday, June 19 and Sunday, June 20 at 8 PM ET. 

Applications Now Open For The Prince Fellowship Photo Applications Now Open For The Prince Fellowship
by Stephi Wild - Apr 30, 2021

The Prince Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts, announces that applications are now open for the 2021 Fellowship program.

Broadway Inspirational Voices Founder Michael McElroy to Step Down After 27 Years; Al Photo Broadway Inspirational Voices Founder Michael McElroy to Step Down After 27 Years; Allen Rene Louis to Take Over
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 28, 2021

Broadway Inspirational Voices announced today that Founder and Artistic Director Michael McElroy will step down from leading the organization after 27 years, effective June 30, 2021. McElroy will pass the baton to composer/lyricist, producer Allen René Louis, currently the Associate Artistic Director and a talented member of the BIV music team and choir.

Jenifer Lewis, James Wesley, and Seth Rudetsky to be Honored With MAC Awards Photo Jenifer Lewis, James Wesley, and Seth Rudetsky to be Honored With MAC Awards
by Stephi Wild - Apr 13, 2021

This year's Manhattan Association of Cabarets (MAC) presents Tony nominee Jenifer Lewis with its 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award at the 35th Annual MAC Awards. Additionally, James Wesley and Seth Rudetsky will be honored for their creation of Stars in the House.

T. Fellowship Renamed The Prince Fellowship After Hal Prince Photo T. Fellowship Renamed The Prince Fellowship After Hal Prince
by Stephi Wild - Apr 12, 2021

The T. Fellowship has officially been renamed The Prince Fellowship to honor the legacy, career and memory of the producer, director and T Fellowship founder Harold Prince.

All In NYC: Embracing Diversity Holds BLACK ON BROADWAY Webinar Photo All In NYC: Embracing Diversity Holds BLACK ON BROADWAY Webinar
by Stephi Wild - Apr 8, 2021

The All In NYC: Embracing Diversity Webinar Series will present Black on Broadway, a six-part Black travel webinar program. The program creates space for honest conversation that uplifts Black voices, shares the lived experience of Black New Yorkers, promotes allyship and accountability within NYC & Company and its membership, and builds meaningful alliances across our industry.

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