American Theatre Wing Announces Recipients of 2019 Jonathan Larson GrantsAmerican Theatre Wing Announces Recipients of 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

The American Theatre Wing announced today that the 2019 Jonathan Larson Grants recipients are Julia Gytri & Avi Amon (book, music and lyrics), Emily Gardner Xu Hall (book, music and lyrics), Andy Roninson (music and lyrics), and Ben Wexler (music and lyrics). Four prestigious grants of $10,000 each, as well as additional support in the form of residencies, concerts, and recording grants, totaling over $50,000, will be presented on Monday, March 19, 2018 at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space. The event will feature special performances of the recipients' work. (more...)

Music Theatre Festival 2019 Kicks Off with PERFECT PITCH: SONGS FROM ACROSS THE PONDMusic Theatre Festival 2019 Kicks Off with PERFECT PITCH: SONGS FROM ACROSS THE POND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Music Theatre Festival 2019: THE BRITISH INVASION kicks off for Marymount Manhattan College with a brand new musical revue of material from the Perfect Pitch New British Musicals songbook-directed and choreographed by Larry Fuller (Evita, Sweeney Todd)-with an assist from Daniel Kermidas (West Side Story, Newsies)-and music direction by Steven Cuevas (Kinky Boots, Once On This Island.) (more...)

Photo Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates Two Years On Broadway With Donation to the SmithsonianPhoto Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN Celebrates Two Years On Broadway With Donation to the Smithsonian
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 28, 2018

Yesterday, Dear Evan Hansen celebrated two years on Broadway by donating to the Smithsonian on stage. The cast and creative team were joined by Smithsonian Institution representatives, Catherine Eagleton, Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs and Ryan Lintelman, Curator of Entertainment History. (more...)

NAAP Gala 2018 to Celebrate Anniversary of FLOWER DRUM SONG December 2NAAP Gala 2018 to Celebrate Anniversary of FLOWER DRUM SONG December 2
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

National Asian Artists Project will hold its 2018 Gala entitled 'The Corner of Chinatown and Broadway' a celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Flower Drum Song, featuring Broadway's Jose Llana (The King and I) and Yuka Takara (A Chorus Line), the award-winning Theatre Club from P.S. 124, alumni and NAAP kids, the NAAP Broadway Community Chorus, members from the original casts of the Broadway and 2002 revival productions of Flower Drum Song, as well as honorees Alvin Ing and Yuriko Kikuchi, on Sunday, December 2nd  at The Golden Unicorn (18 East Broadway @ Catherine Street).   (more...)

THE AGE OF INNOCENCE Enchants at McCarter!THE AGE OF INNOCENCE Enchants at McCarter!
by Sarah Vander Schaaff - Sep 20, 2018

THE AGE OF INNOCENCE at McCarter Theatre feels like a respite from a shameless world. Dripping with elegance and elevated decorum of New York society circa 1870, the play, however, is anything but remote. It seems to speak to the quieter reality most of us still remember-the one waiting for permission to matter once again. Not one of elite social circles, but of contemplation and self-knowledge, even when they hurt. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Interrobang Theatre's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?Photo Flash: First Look at Interrobang Theatre's THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

Interrobang Theatre Project is pleased to launch its ninth season, exploring "identity/crisis" with THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?, Edward Albee's provocative portrait of a marriage in flux. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sierra Boggess and Boyd Gaines in THE AGE OF INNOCENCEPhoto Flash: First Look at Sierra Boggess and Boyd Gaines in THE AGE OF INNOCENCE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

When is it wrong to love someone? Is love the highest ideal, or is kindness and duty even greater than love? Wharton's Pulitzer Prize winner isromantic and heartbreakingly unsentimental in its portrayal of a rigid society where 'people dreaded scandal more than disease.'  (more...)

Photo Flash: ALADDIN Celebrates Two Years on the West EndPhoto Flash: ALADDIN Celebrates Two Years on the West End
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

Last night, Aladdin celebrated its second birthday on London's West End. The show was celebrated with a celebrity gala that included guests such as Little Mix's Jade Thirlwall, Marcus Collins, Amelia Lily, Ore Oduba, Ryan Molloy, Killian Murphy, Made in Chelsea's Ryan Libbey, and London Hughes. (more...)

Liz Callaway, THE LIGHTNING THIEF, and More Next Week at 54 BelowLiz Callaway, THE LIGHTNING THIEF, and More Next Week at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

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. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Marcus Scott Takes the Stage At Feinstein's/54 BelowMarcus Scott Takes the Stage At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Wild Young Hearts: The Marcus Scott Songbook on May 24, 2018 at 9:30 PM. The concert explores the world of what Scott calls 'Afro-Americana' and what it could be through his music and lyrics. The centerpiece of the concert is Scott's show Cherry Bomb (2017 Drama League First Stage in Artist Residence and Finalist for National Black Theater's I am Soul and Yale Institute for Musical Theatre's residencies), an original musical that tells the story of an ambitious young man and the depths he and his high school friends will go to in ensuring that they and their dreams have a place in the world. (more...)

WE SO HAPA Rises Up For BC/EFA With SONGS OF OTHERNESS 4/26WE SO HAPA Rises Up For BC/EFA With SONGS OF OTHERNESS 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

Following hot on the success of its previous five installments, the non-profit group founded to showcase multi-ethnic talent in an industry starved for diversity will come together once more to represent and raise their unique voices. (more...)

Town Stages Announces Inaugural Sokoloff Arts FellowsTown Stages Announces Inaugural Sokoloff Arts Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

Town Stages announces the 2018 slate of recipients of the annual Sokoloff Arts Fellowship (more...)

Town Stages Announces Inaugural Sokoloff Arts FellowsTown Stages Announces Inaugural Sokoloff Arts Fellows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2018

Town Stages is proud to announce the 2018 slate of recipients of the annual Sokoloff Arts Fellowship: Jessica Anderson (with Stefanie Izzo, Alex Kocheva, Amy Stewart, and the Astoria Music Project), Caps Lock Theatre (Mariah MacCarthy, Melissa Lusk, Leta Tremblay), Joanna Carpenter, Matt Cox (with Kristin McCarthy Parker, Stephen Stout, and Colin Waitt), Ephrat Asherie Dance, Esperance Theater Company (Katie Hartke, Charlie Murphy, Ryan Quinn), Jono Freedrix, Jason Jacobs, Matthew Jellison, Christine Toy Johnson, Hyeyoung Kim and Shoshana Greenberg, Steven Kopp, Yan Li, Made with Sass (Samantha Slater), Jessie Mahon, MAWU, MelimelL Digital Art Design, Rebecca Odorisio, Pocket Universe (Alyssa May Gold), Charlotte Purser, Richard Pictures Presents (David Hilder and Dan McCoy),Ripening (Vanessa Walters, and Brian Gonzalez aka Taxiplasm), Andy Scott, Shallow Graves(Jenny Lester and Juliana Jurenas), Crystal Skillman, The Long Table (David Loewy, Noah Reece, Greg Taubman, Jocelyn Vammer), The Rigano Songbook (David and Paul Rigano), Jamila Youngstedt. (more...)

BWW Review: NextStop Hits the Mark with ASSASSINSBWW Review: NextStop Hits the Mark with ASSASSINS
by Benjamin Tomchik - Oct 25, 2017

Part history lesson, party fantasy, all-around study of when the American dream goes disastrously wrong, NextStop Theatre's aim is ambitious with Assassins and they not only hit the target, they nail the bullseye. (more...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIMECast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

Cast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIMECast Complete for 5th Avenue Theatre's New Staging of RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation. (more...)

NextStop Takes a Shot at Sondheim's ASSASSINS Next MonthNextStop Takes a Shot at Sondheim's ASSASSINS Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

On October 19, NextStop Theatre Company, near Reston Town Center, will open the Tony Award-winning musical Assassins by Stephen Sondheim. (more...)

Costa Mesa Playhouse Presents REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVESCosta Mesa Playhouse Presents REAL WOMEN HAVE CURVES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

The Costa Mesa Playhouse presents the second production of its 53rd season, Josefina Lopez's play about the Latina immigrant experience, "Real Women Have Curves," running September 8 through October 1, 2017. (more...)

Royal Family Productions and We So Hapa Join Forces for SONGS OF OTHERNESSRoyal Family Productions and We So Hapa Join Forces for SONGS OF OTHERNESS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Royal Family Productions, a non-profit theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, is partnering with We So Hapa, a non-profit group founded to showcase multi-ethnic talent, for this diversity-centric, one-night-only cabaret event entitled Songs of Otherness on Friday, September 1, 2017 at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor). (more...)

BWW Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Marquee Theater CompanyBWW Review: THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE at Marquee Theater Company
by John Lariviere - Aug 2, 2017

Marquee Theatre Company and Producer Miles McKee proudly present the musical Thoroughly Modern Millie at the West Boca Performing Arts Theater. Based on the 1956 British musical Chrysanthemum, the successful film version of Thoroughly Modern Millie in 1967, starring Julie Andrews, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing and Beatrice Lilly, sparked a bit of a cult following that paved the way for a Tony Award winning stage version in 2002. (more...)

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