BWW Review: THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at ACT Of ConnecticutBWW Review: THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at ACT Of Connecticut
by Sean Fallon - Jun 7, 2019

With an excellent cast, THE 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE is highly entertaining, at ACT of Connecticut, in Ridgefield, CT. This show has the audience laughing throughout, while finding ways to inject strong messages of truth among the musical comedy. If you want to spell a wonderful time, come see the show! (more...)

ACT Of Connecticut Announces Cast Of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEEACT Of Connecticut Announces Cast Of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2019

To conclude its wildly successful inaugural season, ACT (A Contemporary Theatre) of Connecticut is excited to present the hit Broadway musical THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE with performances from May 30 - June 23, 2019.  (more...)


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Photo Coverage: Inside the Closing Night Party For Encores! CALL ME MADAMPhoto Coverage: Inside the Closing Night Party For Encores! CALL ME MADAM
by Walter McBride - Feb 11, 2019

For the second time in Encores! history-and to honor City Center's 75th Anniversary Season-the series revived one of its own revivals. A highlight of the second season of Encores! (1995) and featuring a memorable score by Irving Berlin and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, Call Me Madam centers around a brassy ambassador to the fictional European nation of Lichtenberg. The show pokes fun at a far more polite and benign political world and includes standards such as 'It's a Lovely Day Today' and 'Something to Dance About,' along with Berlin's most famous counterpoint duet, 'You're Just in Love.' (more...)

Photo Coverage: CALL ME MADAM Takes Closing Night BowsPhoto Coverage: CALL ME MADAM Takes Closing Night Bows
by Walter McBride - Feb 11, 2019

For the second time in Encores! history-and to honor City Center's 75th Anniversary Season-the series revived one of its own revivals. A highlight of the second season of Encores! (1995) and featuring a memorable score by Irving Berlin and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, Call Me Madam centers around a brassy ambassador to the fictional European nation of Lichtenberg. The show pokes fun at a far more polite and benign political world and includes standards such as 'It's a Lovely Day Today' and 'Something to Dance About,' along with Berlin's most famous counterpoint duet, 'You're Just in Love.' (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On CALL ME MADAM At City CenterReview Roundup: Critics Weigh In On CALL ME MADAM At City Center
by Review Roundups - Feb 7, 2019

For City Center's 75th Anniversary Season the series is reviving one of its own revivals, the musical Call Me Madam. Featuring a memorable score by Irving Berlin and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, Call Me Madam centers around a brassy ambassador to the fictional European nation of Lichtenberg. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Carmen Cusack & More in Encores! CALL ME MADAMBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Carmen Cusack & More in Encores! CALL ME MADAM
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 6, 2019

For the second time in Encores! history-and to honor City Center's 75th Anniversary Season-the series is reviving one of its own revivals. A highlight of the second season of Encores! (1995) and featuring a memorable score by Irving Berlin and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, Call Me Madam centers around a brassy ambassador to the fictional European nation of Lichtenberg. The show pokes fun at a far more polite and benign political world and includes standards such as 'It's a Lovely Day Today' and 'Something to Dance About,' along with Berlin's most famous counterpoint duet, 'You're Just in Love.' Directed by Casey Hushion with music direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and choreography by Denis Jones, Call Me Madam will run for seven performances only February 6 through 10 at New York City Center. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Carmen Cusack & More Preview Encores! CALL ME MADAMBWW TV: Watch Carmen Cusack & More Preview Encores! CALL ME MADAM
by TV - Press Previews - Jan 29, 2019

For the second time in Encores! history-and to honor City Center's 75th Anniversary Season-the series is reviving one of its own revivals. A highlight of the second season of Encores! (1995) and featuring a memorable score by Irving Berlin and book by Howard Lindsay and Russel Crouse, Call Me Madam centers around a brassy ambassador to the fictional European nation of Lichtenberg. The show pokes fun at a far more polite and benign political world and includes standards such as 'It's a Lovely Day Today' and 'Something to Dance About,' along with Berlin's most famous counterpoint duet, 'You're Just in Love.' Directed by Casey Hushion with music direction by Encores! Music Director Rob Berman and choreography by Denis Jones, Call Me Madam will run for seven performances only February 6 through 10 at New York City Center.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

Final casting for the Encores! production of Call Me Madam as part of City Center's 75th Anniversary Season has been announced. Jason Gotay (Kenneth Gibson), Darrell Hammond (Grand Duke Otto), and Randy Rainbow(Sebastian Sebastian), join the previously announced cast featuring Carmen Cusack, Ben Davis, Adam Heller, Carol Kane, Stanley Wayne Mathis, Brad Oscar, Michael Benjamin Washington, and Lauren Worsham. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/9: Inside Opening Night of CHOIR BOY, and More!Wake Up With BWW 1/9: Inside Opening Night of CHOIR BOY, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 9, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get over hump day with us by catching up on the latest Broadway stories! (more...)

Shawna Hamic, Emily Schultheis And More Join THE LADIES WHO LUNCH 2 At Feinstein's/54 BelowShawna Hamic, Emily Schultheis And More Join THE LADIES WHO LUNCH 2 At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents The Ladies Who Lunch 2: Another Evening for Planned Parenthood of NYC, on February 16th, 2019, at 11:30 PM. This incredible encore performance will raise even more funds for this fantastic cause. Directed and produced by Claire Manship and the evening's performers,The Ladies Who Lunch 2 is a night featuring songs that help woman verbalize, vent, and discuss their specific issues, wherein half of the proceeds will go to Planned Parenthood of NYC. (more...)

Breaking: Carmen Cusack, Carol Kane, Lauren Worsham, and More Set for Encores! CALL ME MADAMBreaking: Carmen Cusack, Carol Kane, Lauren Worsham, and More Set for Encores! CALL ME MADAM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

New York City Center today announced casting for the Encores! production of Call Me Madam as part of the 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA Returns to New York with Shows for Young AudiencesTheaterWorksUSA Returns to New York with Shows for Young Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

For over 50 years TheaterWorksUSA has presented family-friendly adaptations of celebrated books on stages across the country. This fall, TheaterWorksUSA will be offering its trademark brand of quality entertainment in New York as they partner with BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007) to present four shows based on beloved children's books Charlotte's Web, Pete the Cat, Dragons Love Tacos & The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Gets Freaky! On the Red Carpet for the Premiere of FREAKY FRIDAYPhoto Coverage: Broadway Gets Freaky! On the Red Carpet for the Premiere of FREAKY FRIDAY
by Jennifer Broski - Jul 31, 2018

Disney Theatrical Productions just celebrated its first stage-to-television collaboration with the Disney Channel in adapting its original stage musical Freaky Friday for a worldwide televised premiere on the Disney Channel on Friday, August 10th. (more...)

The O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and PlaysThe O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

Brenda Braxton, N'Kenge, and More to Headline Amas Musical Theatre's GalaBrenda Braxton, N'Kenge, and More to Headline Amas Musical Theatre's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968, has announced a starry line-up of talent that will be on hand to celebrate the company's 49th Anniversary Gala Benefit honoring Broadway casting director, producer and director Jay Binder, Tony-nominated composer and lyricist Micki Grant and Leonid Poretsky, MD, a leading endocrinologist and founder of the Friedman Transgender Health & Wellness Program at Lenox Hill Hospital on Monday, April 2. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The 10th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas SpectacularPhoto Coverage: The 10th Annual Joe Iconis Christmas Spectacular
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 19, 2017

A New York City Twisted Holiday Tradition celebrates its Tenth Splendiferous Year! Joe Iconis and his merry band of musical theater punks brought their insane celebration of all things red and green back to Feinstein's/54 Below. BroadwayWorld attended the event and you can check out photo coverage here! (more...)

David Yazbek, Christine Ebersole, Joe Iconis and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 BelowDavid Yazbek, Christine Ebersole, Joe Iconis and More Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Caissie Levy and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 BelowMichael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Caissie Levy and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

This December, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents a spectacular holiday lineup. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Michael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Joe Iconis and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below This SeasonMichael Feinstein, Norm Lewis, Joe Iconis and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Feinstein's/54 Below This Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

This month, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond, just in time for the holidays. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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