Stephen Byrd News

 
Bio:
Stephen Byrd has pursued his interest in producing high quality entertainment vehicles for many years. As President/ CEO of the American Cinema Group, Inc., he has raised capital for, and invested in several TV & Film projects. Mr. Byrd formed Front Row Productions, Inc. which is dedicated solely to ... (read more)
Stephen Byrd News Feeds
 

Bio:
Stephen Byrd has pursued his interest in producing high quality entertainment vehicles for many years. As President/ CEO of the American Cinema Group, Inc., he has raised capital for, and invested in several TV & Film projects. Mr. Byrd formed Front Row Productions, Inc. which is dedicated solely to ... (read more)
47TH ANNUAL VIVIAN ROBINSON AUDELCO RECOGNITION AWARDS Celebrate Excellence In Black Theatre 47TH ANNUAL VIVIAN ROBINSON AUDELCO RECOGNITION AWARDS Celebrate Excellence In Black Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

The 47th Annual Vivian Robinson Audelco Recognition Awards aka 'The Viva?? will once again celebrate excellence In black theatre, led by honorary co-Host, Rhonda Ross.  (more...)

Broadway Global Announces 2019 Producer Of The Year Award Nominees Broadway Global Announces 2019 Producer Of The Year Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Broadway Global Announces Nominees for The 8th Annual 2019 Producer of the Year; Corey Brunish, Scott Sanders, Andrew Kato, Marc Levine, Ken Mahoney, Barbara Freitag, Elliott Masie, Wendy Radus Federman, Ron Simons, Gloria Estefan, Emilio Estefan Jr., Ruth Hendel, Stephen Hendel, Stephen Byrd, Alia Harvey Jones, Jada Pinkett Smith, Wendy Gillespie, Dennis Grimaldi, Richard Winkler, Jhett Tolentino, Douglas Denoff, Stewart F Lane, Bonnie Comley, Will Prather, Michael Andrew Rubinstein, Bruce Robert Harris, Jack W. Batman, John Legend. (more...)

Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List! Bryan Cranston, HADESTOWN & More Win at the 2019 Drama League Awards- The Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld. (more...)

THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations! THE PROM, AIN'T TOO PROUD, BEETLEJUICE & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) today announced the 2019 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Production of a Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Production of a Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The nominations were announced this morning by the current stars of Waitress, Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan, at the official announcement event at Sardi's Restaurant, which was streamed live online here at BroadwayWorld. (more...)

Photo Coverage: TCG Gala Honors Tony Kushner,  Rick Miramontez & Martha R. Ingram Photo Coverage: TCG Gala Honors Tony Kushner, Rick Miramontez & Martha R. Ingram
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 5, 2019

Theatre Communications Group just presented its 2019 Gala, directed by Tony Award-winner Michael Mayer and featuring performances from Oklahoma!'s Ali Stroker, Hadestown's Patrick Page and Eva Noblezada, and Angels in America's Beth Malone. (more...)

Tickets Now On Sale To The General Public For AIN'T TOO PROUD Tickets Now On Sale To The General Public For AIN'T TOO PROUD
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2018

Tickets are now on sale to the general public for the upcoming Broadway musical Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations. Get your tickets now by visiting www.Telecharge.com, by calling 800-447-7400, or by visiting the Imperial Theatre Box Office (249 West 45th Street). For groups of 10 or more, visit www.BroadwayInbound.com or call 866-302-0995. For more information, please visit www.AintTooProudMusical.com (more...)

Derrick Baskin, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Jeremy Pope, and Ephraim Sykes Will Lead AIN'T TOO PROUD on Broadway Derrick Baskin, James Harkness, Jawan M. Jackson, Jeremy Pope, and Ephraim Sykes Will Lead AIN'T TOO PROUD on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Official casting has been announced for the Broadway premiere of Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations. Also announced today are the ticket on-sale dates for the Broadway production. (more...)

Itamar Moses, Duncan Sheik, and More to Speak at Producer's Perspective Super Conference Itamar Moses, Duncan Sheik, and More to Speak at Producer's Perspective Super Conference
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport (Once On This Island) has announced complete speaker lineup for the 2nd annual Producer's Perspective Super Conference on November 10th and 11th at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. (more...)

AIN'T TOO PROUD to Begin Performances February 28, Opening Night March 21 AIN'T TOO PROUD to Begin Performances February 28, Opening Night March 21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations will begin performances on Broadway on Thursday, February 28, 2019, with an official Opening Night set for Thursday, March 21, 2019. As previously announced, Ain't Too Proud will play the legendary Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Additional information will be announced shortly. (more...)

AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Play Broadway's Imperial Theatre AIN'T TOO PROUD Will Play Broadway's Imperial Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

Ain't Too Proud has found its home on Broadway! Producers Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce have announced today that the new musical Ain't Too Proud – The Life and Times of the Temptations will bring the incredible true story of the greatest R&B group of all time to Broadway in Spring 2019 at the legendary Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Additional information will be announced shortly. (more...)

John Cariani, Lisa Kron, Des Mcanuff, Itamar Moses & Sergio Trujillo Set For The Producer's Perspective Super Conference John Cariani, Lisa Kron, Des Mcanuff, Itamar Moses & Sergio Trujillo Set For The Producer's Perspective Super Conference
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Tony Award-winning Producer Ken Davenport (Once On This Island, Gettin' The Band Back Together) has announced initial speaker line-up for the 2nd annual Producer's Perspective Super Conference on November 10th and 11th at the NYIT Auditorium on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Go Inside the 8th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards! Photo Coverage: Go Inside the 8th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 20, 2018

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off-Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, just presented the 8th Annual Off-Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off-Broadway during the 2017-2018 season. Winners included: Desperate Measures (Best New Musical), Transfers (Best New Play), The Government Inspector (Best Revival), KPOP (Best Unique Theatrical Experience), Billy Crudup, Harry Clarke (Best Solo Performance), Polka Dots: The Cool Kids Musical(Best Family Show).  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of Suzan-Lori Parks' FUCKING A Photo Coverage: Signature Theatre Celebrates Opening Night of Suzan-Lori Parks' FUCKING A
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 12, 2017

Signature Theatre is presenting Pulitzer Prize-winner Suzan-Lori Parks' The Red Letter Plays: Fucking A & In the Blood. This is the first time these acclaimed plays will be presented together; they will run simultaneously at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). These two plays mark the final productions of Parks' Signature Residency One. (more...)

Intiman Announces New Executive Director Phillip Chavira
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

As Intiman Theatre grows its staff, the organization announces a new Executive Director position to work alongside other leadership, including the new Co-Curator position. Intiman is thrilled to announce that Phillip Chavira will be filling this new role. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Drama League Honors David Hyde Pierce at 33rd Annual Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 8, 2016

Just last night, the 33rd Annual Drama League Centennial Musical Celebration of Broadway honored Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira & More Celebrate Opening Night of ECLIPSED!
by Walter McBride - Mar 7, 2016

The new American play Eclipsed by Danai Gurira, starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, officially opened last night, March 6th, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). The play also stars Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah andSaycon Sengbloh and is directed by Liesl Tommy. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the after party below! (more...)

VIDEO: Stephen Colbert & Playwright Danai Gurira Offer Casting Ideas for Hollywood Adaptation of ECLIPSED
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

Playwright and actress Danai Gurira, who portrays Michonne on AMC's 'The Walking Dead' stopped by last night's LATE SHOW to talk about her new Broadway play ECLIPSED (more...)

VIDEO: ECLIPSED Playwright Danai Gurira On Writing Stories For Women And Girls of African Descent
by Michael Dale - Feb 23, 2016

ECLIPSED is a Broadway rarity; a story about African women written by an African woman. (more...)

Lupita Nyong'o Makes Broadway Debut in ECLIPSED Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

The complete original cast from The Public Theater's acclaimed, sold-out production of the new American play ECLIPSED by Danai Gurira are reprising their roles on Broadway this spring. ECLIPSED, directed by Liesl Tommy, begins previews tonight, February 23, 2016, with opening night set for March 6, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). (more...)

ECLIPSED Makes Broadway History During Black History Month with Cast, Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Eclipsed makes history during Black History Month.  Holding the special distinction of being led by the only two African-American lead producers on Broadway, Stephen Byrd and Alia Jones-Harvey, Eclipsed will be the first show in Broadway history with an entirely female cast and creative team, and further: an entirely Black cast and creative team.  Eclipsed begins previews later this month. (more...)

 1  2  3  4  5