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The New York Youth Symphony Musical Theater Songwriting Program Announces 2021/2022 S Photo The New York Youth Symphony Musical Theater Songwriting Program Announces 2021/2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 30, 2021

The New York Youth Symphony Musical Theater Songwriting Program (NYYS) and Director Anna K. Jacobs have announced the 2021/2022 Season. Heading into its fourth season the NYYS Musical Theater Songwriting program is specially designed to lead students through a range of musical theater songwriting processes. 

BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Roxy's Downtown Photo BWW Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Roxy's Downtown
by Paula Makar - Aug 12, 2021

If you want to have some serious fun this weekend, make sure you book your seats for this colorful, creative, and clever production of Little Shop of Horrors at Roxy's Downtown. The show sold out last weekend, and it's bound to sell out the next two weekends as well.

Photos: Maria-Christina Oliveras Makes Solo Cabaret Debut with THE GLORY OF LOVE Fein Photo Photos: Maria-Christina Oliveras Makes Solo Cabaret Debut with THE GLORY OF LOVE Feinstein's/54 Below
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 11, 2021

On August 6, Maria-Christina Oliveras brought her gift of storytelling and unique style to Feinstein’s/54 Below with her debut cabaret, The Glory of Love.

Pete Tong MBE to be Honored With Music Industry Trusts Award 2021 Photo Pete Tong MBE to be Honored With Music Industry Trusts Award 2021
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2021

There are few individuals in the world of dance music who can claim the kind of influence Pete Tong MBE has had over the last three decades, publicly and behind the scenes: revered as an arena-selling artist, DJ, music producer, A&R, and the voice of Radio 1’s prestigious dance programming.

Bryson Battle and Elena Holder Win the 2021 Jimmy Awards - Watch Medleys and Performa Photo Bryson Battle and Elena Holder Win the 2021 Jimmy Awards - Watch Medleys and Performances from the Show!
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Jul 15, 2021

The Jimmy Awards have a new set of winners-- congratulations to Bryson Battle from The Blumey Awards in Charlotte, NC and Elena Holder from Triangle Rising Stars in Durham, NC! Watch performances from this year's finalists, Broadway mashups, and medleys!

Casting Announced for Billy Porter's SANCTUARY, Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DA Photo Casting Announced for Billy Porter's SANCTUARY, Michael R. Jackson's WHITE GIRL IN DANGER & More at NYSAF
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021

New York Stage and Film announced final casting today for their upcoming summer season, running July 17-August 1, with in-person programming in Poughkeepsie. Additional programming includes Billy Porter’s new Gospel musical Sanctuary as part of New York Stage and Film’s Always On virtual programming, available July 29-August 2.

National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for 33rd   Annual FESTIVAL OF  Photo National Alliance for Musical Theatre Announces Lineup for 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 9, 2021

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 33rd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS on Thursday October 20 and Friday, October 21, 2021. This year, NAMT ‚Äės Festival of New Musicals will be presented as a unique digital and in-person hybrid, allowing wider accessibility for attendees.

London Borough of Waltham Forest Launches Season of Performance, Art, Food and Fun Photo London Borough of Waltham Forest Launches Season of Performance, Art, Food and Fun
by Stephi Wild - Jul 2, 2021

From 17 July, Fellowship Square's launch season will take place over weekends, bringing together talent from the worlds of comedy, performance, poetry, visual arts, music, fashion, film, food and crafts, culminating in the 'Fellowship Feast' Community Picnic on 14 August.

VIDEO: Joe Iconis and BE MORE CHILL Stars Open Two River Theater PLAZA PLAYERS SERIES Photo VIDEO: Joe Iconis and BE MORE CHILL Stars Open Two River Theater PLAZA PLAYERS SERIES
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 1, 2021

This past weekend, Two River Theater kicked off their summer season with the brand-new Plaza Players Series featuring Tony-Nominated writer and composer Joe Iconis (Be More Chill, Love in Hate Nation), Lauren Marcus (Be More Chill, Love in Hate Nation) and band members Seth Eliser (ONCE), Eric William Morris (Be More Chill, The Ballad of Little Jo, Songbird), and Nygel D. Robinson (Beau: The Musical). 

Student Blog: Joe Iconis + Lauren Marcus at Two River Theater Photo Student Blog: Joe Iconis + Lauren Marcus at Two River Theater
by Student Blogger: Michael Scuotto - Jun 28, 2021

I was not in the audience of the St. James. I was somewhere better: Redbank, New Jersey to be exact. I was there for the second show in a series of concerts featuring Joe Iconis and Lauren Marcus. This show was part of Two River Theater's Plaza Players series, which takes advantage of their newly renovated outdoor plaza space.

London Borough Of Waltham Forest Unveils Fellowship Square Photo London Borough Of Waltham Forest Unveils Fellowship Square
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 24, 2021

The iconic Waltham Forest Town Hall will reopen on Thursday 15 July 2021 after the completion of the first stage of a landmark project which will reshape the council's relationship with residents and create a new neighbourhood in the heart of the borough.

72 High School Students Earn Nominations for the 2021 Jimmy Awards Photo 72 High School Students Earn Nominations for the 2021 Jimmy Awards
by BWW Features - Jun 17, 2021

The Jimmy Awards has just announced this year’s 72 nominees from 36 regions around the US. The national student showcase will be streamed on Thursday, July 15th at 7:30 PM. The show will feature dynamic ensemble and solo performances and will culminate with two students presented with a Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor award with a total of 20 awards and scholarships available to participants.

Boomerang Presents A MURDER OF CROWS By Dan Marshall Photo Boomerang Presents A MURDER OF CROWS By Dan Marshall
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 29, 2021

Boomerang Theatre Company presents a one night only streaming  presentation of A MURDER OF CROWS, a new play written by Dan Marshall and  directed by Scott Ebersold. The performance streams live on Zoom Friday May 7th at  7pm, with playback for 48 hours after the curtain time. Tickets are $10, and will benefit  Boomerang's new play development programs.  

BWW Interview: Jamie deRoy & Laughs & Memories & More Photo BWW Interview: Jamie deRoy & Laughs & Memories & More
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 12, 2021

In an in-depth interview with one of the industry's most fascinating women, Stephen Mosher covers the bases and the decades with Jamie deRoy

Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage Anywhere Celebrates Women's History Mon Photo Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage Anywhere Celebrates Women's History Month
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Mar 1, 2021

Additional upcoming female performances include interdisciplinary performing artist Arielle Rosales, electro pop artist La Force, soul queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas, and reggae label VP Records founder Miss Pat.

Center Theatre Group Announces Eight New Board Members Photo Center Theatre Group Announces Eight New Board Members
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 25, 2021

Center Theatre Group has added eight new members to its Board of Directors over the course of this season, as the organization continues building strong support from across the community throughout the prolonged closures of its theatres as a result of the pandemic, announced Board President Kiki Ramos Gindler. Growing its Board to 50 members, its newest dedicated supporters are Michelle A. Avan, Wendy Chang, Noah Francis, Ron Gillyard, Max Gousse, Marsha Tauber Sallai, Richard Weitz and Hattie Winston.

Wake Up With BWW 2/15: Laura Osnes' Concert With Seth Rudetsky Re-Airs Today, and Mor Photo Wake Up With BWW 2/15: Laura Osnes' Concert With Seth Rudetsky Re-Airs Today, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 15, 2021

Today's top stories: Laura Osnes' concert, as part of The Seth Concert Series, re-airs today at 3pm, Webber plays a Valentine's Day medley, and more!

VIDEO: The Playbillies Cover 'Elephant Love Medley' From MOULIN ROUGE! Featuring Joe  Photo VIDEO: The Playbillies Cover 'Elephant Love Medley' From MOULIN ROUGE! Featuring Joe Iconis, Lauren Marcus, and More!
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2021

The Playbillies have released a cover of the 'Elephant Love Medley' from Moulin Rouge in collaboration with many of their friends from the Broadway community. 

Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in M Photo Jennifer Ashley Tepper's THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4 to be Released in March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021

Dress Circle Publishing has announced the release of THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY, VOLUME 4, the latest in a series by historian and producer Jennifer Ashley Tepper. The book will be available on Tuesday, March 9 to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the 2020-2021 Broadway shutdown.

'I Might Have Been Queen' (And Other Things I Didn't Mention Before) One Of The Most  Photo 'I Might Have Been Queen' (And Other Things I Didn't Mention Before) One Of The Most Honored LGBT Non-Fiction Books Of 2020
by Alexa Criscitiello - Dec 30, 2020

Since the 1980's, Brian Edwards - multi-award-winning celebrity talent executive, producer, writer and occasional performer - has worked with many of the biggest names in show business. A brief sampling includes: Donna Summer, Joan Rivers, Cindy Crawford, Susan Sarandon, Melissa Rivers, Whoopi Goldberg, Farrah Fawcett, Shirley Jones, Naomi Judd, and Vanessa Williams.

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