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Zakiya Young Broadway: Stick Fly, The Little Mermaid (OBC), Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Off-Broadway: Storyville (AUDELCO Award Nomination), The Lightning Thief, Tenderloin. Regional: Familiar (Old Globe), Spamilton (Center Theatre Group), OPC New Works Festival, Disgraced (Goodman Theatre, ... (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Zakiya Young Broadway: Stick Fly, The Little Mermaid (OBC), Radio City Christmas Spectacular. Off-Broadway: Storyville (AUDELCO Award Nomination), The Lightning Thief, Tenderloin. Regional: Familiar (Old Globe), Spamilton (Center Theatre Group), OPC New Works Festival, Disgraced (Goodman Theatre, ... (read complete bio)
Phillipa Soo, Lucia Lucas and Monica McCarthy Open Season 2 Of THE VORACIOUS STUDENT  Photo Phillipa Soo, Lucia Lucas and Monica McCarthy Open Season 2 Of THE VORACIOUS STUDENT Podcast
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 4, 2021

The podcast begins its second season with Tony Award nominee Phillipa Soo (Hamilton, Over the Moon), actress/writer/coach Monica McCarthy (Time Stands Still) and baritone Lucia Lucas, the first transgender singer to sing a principal operatic role on a US stage.

York Theatre Company's SHOW (AND TELL!) Live Panel Series Continues With ENTER LAUGHI Photo York Theatre Company's SHOW (AND TELL!) Live Panel Series Continues With ENTER LAUGHING: THE MUSICAL and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 26, 2020

The York Theatre Company has announced the schedule of upcoming online activities of live chats and panel discussions with past production and creative team members, and a special York Members Night via The York's Facebook page.

More Broadway Stars Join #KeepSharingTheMic Broadway Edition Set on June 15 Photo More Broadway Stars Join #KeepSharingTheMic Broadway Edition Set on June 15
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2020

Broadway women will gather on Instagram to #KeepSharingTheMic on Monday, June 15, 2020. Inspired by the #ShareTheMicNow campaign, Broadway Serves co-founder Dionne Figgins invited a group of extraordinary Black Women of Broadway to take over the Instagram accounts of some of Broadway's most notable White female stars.

Broadway Catch Up: June 8 - Kelli O'Hara, LaChanze, Lindsay Mendez, Karen Olivo, and  Photo Broadway Catch Up: June 8 - Kelli O'Hara, LaChanze, Lindsay Mendez, Karen Olivo, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out this weekend's highlights from some of your favorites, including Kelli O'Hara, LaChanze, Lindsay Mendez, Karen Olivo, and more!

VIDEO: Zakiya Young Shares Her Experiences as a Black Performer on Broadway Photo VIDEO: Zakiya Young Shares Her Experiences as a Black Performer on Broadway
by Stephi Wild - Jun 7, 2020

Zakiya Young, who has appeared on Broadway in The Little Mermaid and Stick Fly, has taken to Instagram to share her experiences as a black performer on Broadway.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Will Return to The Green Room 42 with Shelby Acosta, John Card Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Will Return to The Green Room 42 with Shelby Acosta, John Cardoza, Jordan Dobson and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... will return to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys, Understudies and Alternates from Jagged Little Pill; West Side Story; Ain't Too Proud:The Life and Times of the Temptations; Emojiland and Fiddler on the Roof [Fiddler Afn Dakh] on MONDAY, MARCH 9TH at 7 PM.

Photo Flash: PAWS/LA Presents BARRETT FOA HAS FRIENDS Benefit Event at Catalina Jazz  Photo Photo Flash: PAWS/LA Presents BARRETT FOA HAS FRIENDS Benefit Event at Catalina Jazz Club
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2020

PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need, presented a one night only benefit event ‚ÄĒ Barrett Foa Has Friends! ‚ÄĒ on Monday, February 24, at 8pm.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE… Returns To The Green Room 42 On 12/02 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE… Returns To The Green Room 42 On 12/02
by Marianka Swain - Nov 28, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa??  returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS; HAMILTON; THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL and WICKED on MONDAY, DECEMBER 2ND at 7PM.

BWW Flashback: Percy Jackson's Long Road to Broadway with THE LIGHTNING THIEF Photo BWW Flashback: Percy Jackson's Long Road to Broadway with THE LIGHTNING THIEF
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2019

The Lightning Thief is currently in previews at Broadway's Longacre Theatre, ahead of its October 16 opening. Fans have been loving this new musical since its premiere in 2014, and now it has finally hit the Great White Way for a limited run. Want to learn more about where Percy Jackson has been before Broadway? We're taking a walk down memory lane with a flashback through the show's journey!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates Its 16th Anniversary and Returns To The Green Room  Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates Its 16th Anniversary and Returns To The Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Sep 29, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? celebrates its 16th anniversary and returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from Moulin Rouge; Ain't Too Proud; Broadway Bounty Hunter; Frozen; Kiss Me, Kate; Be More Chill; Alice By Heart; School Of Rock; and Bandstand on Monday, October 7th at 7pm.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42; Lineup Announced! Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns To The Green Room 42; Lineup Announced!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 3, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from AIN'T TOO PROUD; BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER; WICKED; KISS ME KATE; BE MORE CHILL; A STRANGE LOOP and ANASTASIA on MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 9TH at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE...Returns to The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE...Returns to The Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Jul 28, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCEa?? returns to The Green Room 42 featuring Standbys and Understudies from AIN'T TOO PROUD: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF THE TEMPTATIONS; THE PROM; BE MORE CHILL; OKLAHOMA!; CHICAGO; BEETLEJUICE; KISS ME KATE and AVENUE Q on MONDAY, AUGUST 5TH at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces June 3rd Lineup At The Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces June 3rd Lineup At The Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - May 28, 2019

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, June 3rd at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. Hosted by series Producing Artistic Director and Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, the popular series allows performers to showcase their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces Lineup For May 6 Edition Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Announces Lineup For May 6 Edition
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCE… returns featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL; HADESTOWN; DEAR EVAN HANSEN; MEAN GIRLS; CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and HOLIDAY INN on MONDAY, MAY 6TH at 7 PM.

OPC 2019 Gala Performers/Playwrights Announced Photo OPC 2019 Gala Performers/Playwrights Announced
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 18, 2019

The Ojai Playwrights Conference is announcing the company of performers and playwrights for their annual Gala Benefit, a farm-to-stable celebration to be held on Saturday, May 4, 2019, at Aspen Grove Ranch, a stunning private ranch in upper Ojai. 

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns Featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns Featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL, SUPERHERO and More
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 3, 2019

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... returns featuring Standbys and Understudies from BE MORE CHILL; CHOIR BOY; ONCE ON THIS ISLAND; THE OTHER JOSH COHEN; SUPERHERO and SWEENEY TODD on MONDAY, APRIL 8TH at 7 PM.

AT THIS PERFORMANCE Returns Monday March 4th Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE Returns Monday March 4th
by Julie Musbach - Feb 26, 2019

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE... to be held on Monday, March 4th at The Green Room 42.

BWW Review: FAMILIAR at The Old Globe Photo BWW Review: FAMILIAR at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 5, 2019

FAMILIAR, a now playing at the Old Globe through March 3rd, mines the comedy and the drama of a family wedding and tackles the subjects of family, heritage, clashing cultures, and those family secrets that inevitably come to light at the worst possible times. www.theoldglobe.org

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates 1000th Performer At Green Room 42 Photo AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Celebrates 1000th Performer At Green Room 42
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 31, 2019

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with its next edition of AT THIS PERFORMANCE… to be held on Monday, February 4th at The Green Room 42, Green Fig, Fourth Floor, Yotel NYC, 570 Tenth Avenue (at 42nd Street), New York, NY 10036 at 7 PM. On this very special evening, the series will reach the milestone of having celebrated the talents of over 1000 diffeent peformers in its history. Hosted by series Producing Artistic Director and Casting Director Stephen DeAngelis, the popular series allows performers to showcase their versatility and share anecdotes about their experiences.

Photo Flash: First Look At Danai Guira's FAMILIAR At The Old Globe Photo Photo Flash: First Look At Danai Guira's FAMILIAR At The Old Globe
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 30, 2019

A funny, warmhearted look at tradition, marriage, and what it means to be an American family. Donald and his wife Marvelous have been living the American Dream since emigrating from Zimbabwe nearly three decades ago. They have a beautiful house and impressive careers, and now one of their daughters is getting married! But when the bride insists on a traditional African wedding ceremony, tensions start to rise.

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