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The Kurt Weill Foundation Responds To Pandemic With The Lotte Lenya Competition Songb Photo The Kurt Weill Foundation Responds To Pandemic With The Lotte Lenya Competition Songbook
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2020

The hardships COVID-19 have caused for songwriters and performers has prompted The Kurt Weill Foundation to provide financial support to participants chosen for the Lotte Lenya Competition Songbook, a new collection of sixteen contemporary theater songs by nineteen emerging writers.

The Civilians Announces Tenth Annual R&D Group Photo The Civilians Announces Tenth Annual R&D Group
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020

The Civilians will present the newest members of The R&D Group, marking the Group's 10th season, and The Civilians 20th Anniversary Season. The R&D Group is comprised of playwrights, composers, and directors who work together as a writing group for nine months to develop new plays and musicals.

Jenn Colella to Host Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Virtual Fundraiser, SONGS OF OUR SUMME Photo Jenn Colella to Host Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Virtual Fundraiser, SONGS OF OUR SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020

Tony-Nominee and Drama Desk award winner for her performance in COME FROM AWAY, will host Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's fundraiser, Songs of our Summer, taking place live over Zoom on November 12, 2020 at 7:30pm. She'll introduce Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's 2020 writers, who developed 9 new musicals last summer in 'virtual residencies.'

New York Stage and Film Announces Tidtaya Sinutoke as This Year's  Billie Burke Ziegf Photo New York Stage and Film Announces Tidtaya Sinutoke as This Year's Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2020

Ziegfeld Club, Inc. has announced that Thailand born, NYC-based composer Tidtaya Sinutoke is the recipient of the sixth annual Billie Burke Ziegfeld Award. This prestigious award for a female musical theater composer is presented in partnership with New York Stage and Film.

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, September 22- with Will Swenson, Ravi Coltrane Quarte Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, September 22- with Will Swenson, Ravi Coltrane Quartet, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

Today (September 22) in live streaming: Will Swenson visits the Producer's Perspective, Ravi Coltrane Quartet plays at Birdland, and so much more!

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Presents SONGS FOR TODAY Photo Weston Playhouse Theatre Company Presents SONGS FOR TODAY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

Weston Playhouse Theatre Company continues its Reimagined 2020 Season with the debut of Songs for Today, a series of bite-sized musical tracks in the spirit of classic Playhouse shows. The project is the second in the recently launched new works initiative, Weston Writers.

Starbird & the Phoenix Join Broadway Buskers Concert Series Photo Starbird & the Phoenix Join Broadway Buskers Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2020

Starbird & the Phoenix (Courtney Bassett & Andrew Swackhamer; The Great Comet, Manifest) will join Broadway Buskers in the series' concert on Tuesday, September 29. The program will also feature performances by Taylor Iman Jones (Head Over Heels, Hamilton) and Storm Thomas (Lexus' Verses and Flow, Futurity).

John Krause Joins Jasmine Forsberg and Josh Walker for Broadway Buskers Summer Concer Photo John Krause Joins Jasmine Forsberg and Josh Walker for Broadway Buskers Summer Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2020

John Krause (Hadestown, Wicked, Rock of Ages) will join Broadway Buskers in the series' next concert on Tuesday, September 1. The program will also feature performances by Jasmine Forsberg (Broadway Bounty Hunter, Love in Hate Nation, The Lucky Boy) and Josh Walker (Side Show, Radio City Christmas Spectacular).

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by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020

Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Adam Pascal, Alice Lee and More Join BROADWAY BUSKER Photo Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Adam Pascal, Alice Lee and More Join BROADWAY BUSKERS Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020

The Times Square Alliance has announced performers for the next slate of Broadway Buskers concerts through the month of September. Kicking things off, the August 18th performance will feature a Next to Normal  mini-reunion with performances from both Alice Ripley and J. Robert Spencer!

Broadway On Demand Launches THE ARTIST CHANNELS, a New Platform For Musical Theatre C Photo Broadway On Demand Launches THE ARTIST CHANNELS, a New Platform For Musical Theatre Composers and Lyricists
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2020

Broadway On Demand has announced the launch of The Artist Channels, a new section of the platform devoted to musical theatre composers and lyricists. The Artist Channels provide a digital space for theatre fans to explore the incredible talent of the musical theatre songwriters who are creating today's new musicals.

The Voices Of America Writers Workshop Present Excerpts From Work In Development Photo The Voices Of America Writers Workshop Present Excerpts From Work In Development
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2020

The PlayGround Experiment has announced the second presentation of new works created by members of the Voices of America Writers Workshop.

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosting Nine 'Virtual Residencies' For 18 Writers Of Nine N Photo Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosting Nine 'Virtual Residencies' For 18 Writers Of Nine New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020

For its 10th summer, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host nine weeklong 'virtual residencies' for 18 musical theatre writers of nine new musicals.

New York Theatre Barn Will Live Stream Excerpts From New Musicals HERE AND THEIR And  Photo New York Theatre Barn Will Live Stream Excerpts From New Musicals HERE AND THEIR And HALF THE SKY
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, May 6th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Here and Their and Half the Sky. The 40-minute presentation will also feature the creators of the two new musicals.

Over Sixty Songwriters Worldwide Collaborate In New Song Cycle Hosted Digitally By Th Photo Over Sixty Songwriters Worldwide Collaborate In New Song Cycle Hosted Digitally By The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2020

MPTheatricals are working in collaboration with The Other Palace to present on hope: a digital song cycle - a live, one of a kind musical theatre trilogy exploring the many shades of hope. Written by over 60 composers from around the world, on hope: a digital song cycle explores the spectrum of sounds, experiences and perspectives of hope.

Town Stages Announces The Recipients Of 2020 Sokoloff Arts Fellowship and Inaugural R Photo Town Stages Announces The Recipients Of 2020 Sokoloff Arts Fellowship and Inaugural Residency Program Inductees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2020

Last week, the Mayor ordered a shutdown of all Cultural Arts Spaces in order to protect everyone's health and safety in response to Covid-19. Today the governor ordered that 100% of non-essential workers must stay home; effectively shutting down the city. We are in the midst of an unprecedented crisis. However, this world, our one singular world, has been in crisis for some time, from sociopolitical & institutionalized oppression to the growing climate emergency.

Weston Playhouse Announces 2020 Weston-Ghostlight New Musical Award Winner Photo Weston Playhouse Announces 2020 Weston-Ghostlight New Musical Award Winner
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

The writing team of Tidtaya Sinutoke (music) and Isabella Dawis (book & lyrics) have won the 14th Annual Weston-Ghostlight New Musical Award for their new musical, HALF THE SKY. 

Musical Theatre Factory's HIGH 5 Celebrated 5 Years Of Being Down To FAC Photo Musical Theatre Factory's HIGH 5 Celebrated 5 Years Of Being Down To FAC
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

Musical Theatre Factory's (MTF)'s collective High Five celebrated of the first five years of the magic that is the MTF with a gala hosted by Larry Owens at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC on May 13, 2019 at 7:30pm.

Theater Latté Da Announces Three New Works As Part Of The 2019 Next Festival Photo Theater Latté Da Announces Three New Works As Part Of The 2019 Next Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

Theater Latte Da (TLD) announces the slate of artists and projects for this summer's NEXT FESTIVAL. Three dynamic new works from Isabella Dawis and Tidtaya Sinutoke, Dylan Thomas, Cerys Matthews and Mason Neely , David Simpatico and Michael Holland will each receive workshops and public presentations beginning Saturday, July 6.

Musical Theatre Factory's High 5 Celebrates 5 Years Of Being Down To FAC Photo Musical Theatre Factory's High 5 Celebrates 5 Years Of Being Down To FAC
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2019

Musical Theatre Factory's (MTF)'s collective High Five celebrated of the first five years of the magic that is the MTF with a gala hosted by Larry Owens at Town Stages, 221 West Broadway, NYC on May 13, 2019 at 7:30pm. 

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