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Playhouse on the Square to Premiere New Musical MAY WE ALL, Featuring the Music of Ke Photo Playhouse on the Square to Premiere New Musical MAY WE ALL, Featuring the Music of Kenny Chesney, Miranda Lambert & More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff has collaborated with producers Lively McCabe Entertainment, music giants BMG, as well as Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley and his CuzBro Productions, to produce a new musical celebrating the genre of country music and capturing the American spirit.

MAY WE ALL, A New Country Musical, Will Premiere in Memphis' Playhouse On The Square Photo MAY WE ALL, A New Country Musical, Will Premiere in Memphis' Playhouse On The Square
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2020

Playhouse on the Square, in partnership with super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff has collaborated with producers Lively McCabe Entertainment, music giants BMG, as well as Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley and his CuzBro Productions, to produce a new musical celebrating the genre of country music and capturing the American spirit.

BROADWAY BARES: ZOOM IN Raises $596,504 For BC/EFA Photo BROADWAY BARES: ZOOM IN Raises $596,504 For BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2020

The first-ever digital edition of Broadway Bares streamed on August 1, 2020, and raised $596,504 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Nathan Lane, Beth Leavel, Judith Light, Christopher Sieber, and More Join the Lineup  Photo Nathan Lane, Beth Leavel, Judith Light, Christopher Sieber, and More Join the Lineup For BROADWAY BARES: ZOOM IN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2020

A lineup of guests have been announced for the first-ever stream of Broadway Bares this Saturday, August 1, 2020.

VIDEO: Original Broadway and London Casts of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Sing 'As We Stumble Photo VIDEO: Original Broadway and London Casts of THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Sing 'As We Stumble Along (Reprise)'
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2020

 The original Broadway and London casts of The Drowsy Chaperone have reunited in song for a virtual fundraiser! The performers came together to sing 'As We Stumble Along (Reprise)'.

Broadway Rewind: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Shows Off All the Way to Broadway Photo Broadway Rewind: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Shows Off All the Way to Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 17, 2020

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge says, 'This episode of Broadway Rewind features a heart, a hustler and a hoofer.' We give you a sneak peek at the Broadway musical 'The Drowsy Chaperone', which welcomed back to Broadway, Tony Award winner Sutton Foster and introduced us all to Bob Martin as Man in Chair. We also met the cast of Mark St. Germain's play, 'The God Committee', but the episode starts at the opening night of Roundabout's production of Joe Orton's comedy 'Entertaining Mr. Sloane' which featured a stellar cast including Chris Carmack, Alex Baldwin and the late great Jan Maxwell, whom Richard Ridge says, 'was one of the greatest actresses of her generation'.

Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley/CuzBro Prods Joins the Producing Team of Country  Photo Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley/CuzBro Prods Joins the Producing Team of Country Musical MAY WE ALL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Lively McCabe Entertainment announces a partnership with Brian Kelley -- of the multi-platinum, award-winning duo Florida Georgia Line -- via his CuzBro Productions banner, on the recently announced new musical MAY WE ALL. Kelley and partners Stephen Snedden and Justin Halliwell join previously announced producers, Lively McCabe Entertainment President Michael Barra, and Elyse Cogan, Director, Theatrical for BMG. CuzBro will be actively involved in the creative development of the project, and a developmental production will be staged in Memphis, Tennessee at Playhouse on the Square in the fall of 2020 (dates TBA). The producers are simultaneously pursuing a feature film adaptation of the musical.

Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley Joins The Producing Team Of Country Musical MAY W Photo Florida Georgia Line's Brian Kelley Joins The Producing Team Of Country Musical MAY WE ALL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2019

Lively McCabe Entertainment announces a partnership with Brian Kelley -- of the multi-platinum, award-winning duo Florida Georgia Line -- via his CuzBro Productions banner, on the recently announced new musical MAY WE ALL. Kelley and partners Stephen Snedden and Justin Halliwell join previously announced producers, Lively McCabe Entertainment President Michael Barra, and Elyse Cogan, Director, Theatrical for BMG. CuzBro will be actively involved in the creative development of the project, and a developmental production will be staged in Memphis, Tennessee at Playhouse on the Square in the fall of 2020 (dates TBA). The producers are simultaneously pursuing a feature film adaptation of the musical.

BWW Review: DANCERS FOR GOOD 2019 Outdoes Itself Again! Photo BWW Review: DANCERS FOR GOOD 2019 Outdoes Itself Again!
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jul 29, 2019

Last year, in 2018, the third annual Dancers For Good Benefit supporting the Actors Fund Dancers Resource in East Hampton was so impressive that I challenged the founders to 'high-kick it up a notch even higher next year'. I'm thrilled to announce that not only did they clearly accept that challenge, they superseded all expectations!

Dancers For Good's Fourth Annual Benefit In East Hampton Raised Funds To Benefit The  Photo Dancers For Good's Fourth Annual Benefit In East Hampton Raised Funds To Benefit The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

The fourth annual Dancers For Good Benefit, supporting The Actors Fund, brought a multitude of talented, world-class dancers to Guild Hall in East Hampton. TONY Award-winning actress, Cady Huffman graciously hosted the evening, delivering a light-hearted and cheerful tone as she led the event, which honored Jerry Mitchell, Bob Fosse and Gwen Verdon.

VIDEO: Inside The Record-Breaking 2019 BROADWAY BARES: TAKE OFF Photo VIDEO: Inside The Record-Breaking 2019 BROADWAY BARES: TAKE OFF
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2019

A spectacular romp around the world with 192 of NYC's sexiest dancers and two wild and worldly standing-room-only audiences led to a sensational evening of record-breaking modern-day burlesque at Broadway Bares: Take Off.

#TBT: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Opens on Broadway! Photo #TBT: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE Opens on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 2, 2019

This week marks the thirteenth anniversary of the opening night of the Tony Award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone at Broadway's Marquis Theatre! To celebrate the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's opening night featuring Broadway favorites including Sutton Foster and 2019 Tony Award nominee Beth Leavel. Check out all the footage below!

Lively McCabe Entertainment Expands New York Offices Photo Lively McCabe Entertainment Expands New York Offices
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

Lively McCabe Entertainment Co-President Michael Barra proudly announces the expansion of their Columbus Circle office with the hiring of two key executives, Darnetha Lincoln M'Baye and Molly Israel Paul. Ms. M'Baye has joined the company as VP, Head of Music and will be responsible for managing the company's content partnerships with the major music publishers, as well as overseeing the packaging of all music intellectual property elements into the company's stage, film, and television development slates. Also joining Lively McCabe this month is Molly Israel Paul, who will serve as Creative Executive, focusing on the development of new plays adapted from existing IP for the company's exclusive HollyWay collection at Dramatists Play Service. Lively McCabe is also pleased to announce that Jen Bender and Allison Bressi will begin working with the company this month as Creative Development Consultants and will each oversee the development of select stage musicals on behalf of the company.

TRW & BMG Join Forces for Musicals Featuring Songs By Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Lin Photo TRW & BMG Join Forces for Musicals Featuring Songs By Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Lively McCabe Entertainment Co-President Michael Barra proudly announces a slate of three new stage musicals in partnership with licensing agency Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) and music powerhouse BMG. These initial three projects, all which will have premiere productions in 2020 (TBA), will feature select music from the BMG catalog, as part of their previously announced partnership with Lively McCabe.

Photo Coverage: Sardi's Unveils Portrait of THE PROM Star Beth Leavel! Photo Photo Coverage: Sardi's Unveils Portrait of THE PROM Star Beth Leavel!
by Walter McBride - Mar 27, 2019

It was a big day at Sari's yesterday, as the iconic venue just unveiled a brand new Broadway portrait! Friends and family joined Tony Award winner and star of The Prom Beth Leavel, as her portrait joined the historic collection on the restaurant's walls, honoring Broadway's finest for more than 85 years. Check out photos from the special day below!

Photo Coverage: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala Photo Photo Coverage: SDCF Honors Victoria Traube at Mr. Abbott Awards Gala
by Walter McBride - Mar 26, 2019

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), last night presented the 2019 'Mr. Abbott' Award Gala, hosted by SDC Member, and Tony Award winner David Hyde Pierce. In addition, SDC Member, 2015 'Mr. Abbott' Award recipient, and Tony Award winner James Lapine presented a special 'Mr. Abbott' Award to Victoria Traube. 

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of KING KONG Photo Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of KING KONG
by Walter McBride - Nov 9, 2018

KING KONG officially opened last night, Thursday November 8, at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). BroadwayWorld was at the big night and you can check out photos from the red carpet below!

Photo Coverage: The Actors Fund Honors Rob Marshall, Jerry Mitchell, Baayork Lee, and Photo Photo Coverage: The Actors Fund Honors Rob Marshall, Jerry Mitchell, Baayork Lee, and More
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 31, 2018

This week the Actors Fund honored 2017 Isabelle Stevenson Tony Award winner Baayork Lee; Tony and Drama Desk Award winner Jerry Mitchell; Emmy Award winner John Deluca; and Tony nominated, Emmy and Academy Award winner Rob Marshall; with a special Actors Fund Medal of Honor presented to actress, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade, at The Actors Fund's Career Transition For Dancers Masquerade Ball.

Photo Coverage: THE PROM Holds Special Performance Celebrating Casey Nicholaw Photo Photo Coverage: THE PROM Holds Special Performance Celebrating Casey Nicholaw
by Jennifer Broski - Oct 30, 2018

Broadway's new musical The Prom held a special performance last night celebrating Casey Nicholaw.

BROADWAY BARES: GAME NIGHT Raises Over $1.8 Million Photo BROADWAY BARES: GAME NIGHT Raises Over $1.8 Million
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

Broadway's hottest dancers and two explosively responsive audiences came together for a fierce and steamy evening of fun and sensational striptease at Broadway Bares: Game Night, this year's record-breaking edition of the annual spectacular.

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