Glenda Jackson And More Honored At The 2019 Lilly AwardsGlenda Jackson And More Honored At The 2019 Lilly Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

The 10th Annual Lilly Awards, honoring women in the American theatre, took place on Sunday, May 19th, 2019, at the Minetta Lane Theatre. The event was hosted by Obie and Drama Desk winner, Mia Barron, and star of Broadway's Come From Away, Jenn Colella. (more...)

Photo Coverage: New Dramatists 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Honors Nathan LanePhoto Coverage: New Dramatists 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Honors Nathan Lane
by Walter McBride - May 15, 2019

New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, honored three-time Tony Award winner, Nathan Lane, with its 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tuesday, May 14th at the New York Marriott Marquis. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jeff Daniels & More in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway!Photo Flash: First Look at Jeff Daniels & More in TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Previews are currently underway at the Shubert Theatre for the Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch. Check out photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for AMERICAN SON!Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for AMERICAN SON!
by Walter McBride - Nov 5, 2018

A Florida police station in the middle of the night. Two parents searching for answers. AMERICAN SON is a gripping tale about who we are as a nation, and how we deal with family relationships, love, loss, and identity. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber at American Theatre Wing Gala!Photo Coverage: Broadway Comes Out to Celebrate Andrew Lloyd Webber at American Theatre Wing Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 25, 2018

Just last night, The American Theatre Wing celebrated 101 Years of supporting strong and fearless voices in the American Theatre with a tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber's unrivaled body of work amassed over five decades. Performers included Tony Award winner and Emmy Award nominee Brandon Victor Dixon, Tony winner and Grammy Award nominee Heather Headley, Tony winner Katrina Lenk, Tony and Grammy nominee Norm Lewis, Webber muse Sierra Boggess, two-time Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative recipient Sydney Lopes, and a mega-band that includes School of Rock alumni Evie Dolan, Ethan Khusidman, Raghav Mehrotra, and Brandon Niederauer. (more...)

Spelman College Department of Dance Performance and Choreography Teaches Through the Lens of Black Feminist TheorySpelman College Department of Dance Performance and Choreography Teaches Through the Lens of Black Feminist Theory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Spelman College's newly formed Department of Dance Performance and Choreography has chosen a unique approach to teaching the next generation of dancers, choreographers and change makers by accentuating Black feminist theory. As a result of integrating the works of notable Black feminist writers and activists such as bell hooks and Audre Lordethroughout the curriculum, the department is cultivating freethinkers and intelligent movers interested in becoming influential creators, writers, historians, educators and scholars within the evolving field of dance. (more...)

The American Theatre Wing Raises A Record-Breaking $1.2M at Centennial GalaThe American Theatre Wing Raises A Record-Breaking $1.2M at Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The American Theatre Wing announced today that its Centennial Gala, held last night at Cipriani 42nd Street, was the most successful in the organization's history, raising over $1.2 million (besting the previous record, which was set in 2016, by more than $400k), with an online Charitybuzz.com auction and a once-in-a-lifetime Prizeo sweepstakes package featuring Neil Patrick Harris continuing through the end of September. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala!
by Jennifer Broski - Sep 19, 2017

The American Theatre Wing just held its Centennial Gala last night, September 18th, celebrating the power of musical theater in American life over the past 100 years. (more...)

BroadwayHD to Capture American Theatre Wing's Starry Centennial GalaBroadwayHD to Capture American Theatre Wing's Starry Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Just confirmed, BroadwayHD will be capturing the American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala on Monday, September 18th, for on-demand viewing on BroadwayHD.com early next year. (more...)

Spelman College Museum of Fine Art Launches 2017 SeasonSpelman College Museum of Fine Art Launches 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Through incisive considerations of site, history, biography, and portraiture, Beverly Buchanan (1940 2015) produced landmark bodies of work, including cast concrete and mixed-media sculptures, drawings and books, and evocative paintings and photographs. 'Beverly Buchanan Ruins and Rituals,' on view September 14-December 2, 2017, at the Spelman College Museum of Fine Art. (more...)

Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Norm Lewis, Laura Osnes and More to Perform at American Theatre Wing's Centennial GalaSantino Fontana, Heather Headley, Norm Lewis, Laura Osnes and More to Perform at American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2017

The American Theatre Wing has announced that Natalie Cortez, Gavin Creel, Santino Fontana, Heather Headley, Norm Lewis, Rebecca Luker, Beth Malone, Howard McGillin, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Laura Osnes, and Taylor Trensch will perform at its annual Gala on Monday, September 18, 2017 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd Street). (more...)

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce Winners of 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President) are proud to announce the winners of the 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition that was held last night, on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lincoln Center Theater Celebrates Artistic Director Andre Bishop
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 25, 2017

Just last night, Lincoln Center Theater held its annual benefit celebrating Andre Bishop (Producing Artistic Director) and his 25 Years at LCT. (more...)

True Colors Theatre Company and Jujamcyn Theaters Announce 9th Annual National August Wilson Monologue Competition
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

True Colors Theatre Company (Kenny Leon, Co-Founding Artistic Director) and Jujamcyn Theaters (Jordan Roth, President; Paul Libin, Executive Vice President; Jack Viertel, Senior Vice President) are proud to announce the 9th Annual August Wilson Monologue Competition will take place on Monday, May 1st at 7:00 p.m. at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street).   (more...)

Samuel L. Jackson and More to Golf for Kenny Leon's True Colors Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Kenny Leon, Artistic Director of True Colors Theatre Company, will host a group of celebrity guests from the entertainment, sports, and media worlds for a two-day event of entertainment and golf to raise funds for the theatre company's education programs including the National August Wilson Monologue Competition for high school students. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Phylicia Rashad, Jerry Mitchell, Maddie Baillio, Shanice Williams and More Celebrate SDCF's Mr. Abbott Award Honoree Kenny Leon
by Walter McBride - Mar 28, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), hosted its star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon at espace in New York City yesterday, March 27. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos from the cocktail party below! (more...)

BWW Review: Nashville Rep's Passionate RAISIN IN THE SUN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 27, 2017

Jackie Welch, Tamiko Robinson Steele and Lauren Frances Jones together onstage are like the royalty of Nashville theater: three formidable actresses who bring a wealth of experience to any role they play as individuals. Yet, collectively, the three women are more than mere forces of nature, they are nature itself, their remarkable talents combining to create a theatrical experience that will long be remembered, venerated and discussed among those people fortunate enough to see them in Nashville Repertory Theatre's stunning production of Lorraine Hansberry's A Raisin in the Sun. (more...)

Christopher Jackson, Condola Rashad, and More Set for SDCF's MR. ABBOTT Award Ceremony Honoring Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces talent for the star-studded 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala at espace in New York City on March 27. (more...)

John Stamos, Neil Meron & Craig Zadan, Robert Greenblatt to Chair 2017 Mr. Abbott Award Gala Honoring Kenny Leon
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces Robert Greenblatt, Golden Globe and Tony Award-winning producer and Chairman of NBC Entertainment (The Wiz LIVE! and Hairpsray LIVE!), and John Stamos, star of stage and screen (Full House), as honorary co-chairs, and Neil Meron and Craig Zadan of Storyline Entertainment - Zadan/Meron Productions (Chicago, Hairpsray LIVE!) as co-chairs of the 2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala honoring Kenny Leon. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY LIVE's Kenny Leon to Receive SDC Foundation's 'Mr. Abbott' Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDC Foundation), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announces that acclaimed Director Kenny Leon will be honored with the distinguished 2016-2017 'Mr. Abbott' Award for the outstanding artistry and creativity of his forty-year (and counting) career. (more...)

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