STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/11- CITY OF ANGELS
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2013

Today in 1989, City of Angels opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 879 performances. City of Angels is a musical comedy with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by David Zippel, and book by Larry Gelbart. The musical weaves together two plots, the 'real' world of a writer trying to turn his book into a screenplay, and the 'reel' world of the fictional film. The musical is an homage to the film noir genre of motion pictures that rose to prominence in the 1940s. It was directed by Michael Blakemore with sets designed by Robin Wagner and costumes by Florence Klotz. (more...)

BWW TV: Baayork Lee, Maury Yeston & More Remember Marvin Hamlisch at WHAT HE DID FOR LOVE Premiere
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2013

The new documentary Marvin Hamlisch: What He Did For Love is the American Masters series' Season 27 finale, premiering nationally Friday, December 27, 2013, 9-10:30 p.m. on PBS (check local listings) and available on DVD January 14, 2014 via PBS Distribution. The film had its New York City premiere last night, and attendees included:Quincy Jones, David Zippel, Annaleigh Ashford, Baayork Lee & more. BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat with all of them about their friend and collaborator. Check out what they had to say below! (more...)

BWW TV: On the Scene at 54 Below with Jason Robert Brown, Lindsay Mendez & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 4, 2013

Performers from three upcoming concerts at 54 Below, including THE LAST 5 YEARS IN CONCERT (10/16-19), PRINCESSES THE MUSICAL, A CLASS REUNION (10/21), and SIN TWISTERS (10/9) recently met the press for a special performance preview. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the festivities below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/10- TARZAN
by Stage Tube - May 10, 2013

Today in 2006, Tarzan opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it ran for 486 performances. Tarzan: The Musical is based on the Disney film of the same name and the story by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The songs are written by Phil Collins and David Zippel, with a book by David Henry Hwang. The production was nominated for a Tony award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Natasha Katz). The cast Featured Josh Strickland, Jennifer Gambatese, Shuler Hensley, Merle Dandridge and Chester Gregory. (more...)

BWW TV: Promo for SHOWSEARCH 2013
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 26, 2013

The Los Angeles based Festival of New American Musicals was formed specifically to cultivate new American musicals and nurture America's musical youth. SHOWSEARCH, the Festival's nation-wide search for the best ten minute musical written by 16-to-25-year-olds crowned its winners March 23rd in Los Angeles at the Ramon C. Cortines School of Visual and Performing Arts, in cooperation with the LAUSD. Check out the video below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/11- CITY OF ANGELS
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2012

Today in 1989, City of Angels opened at the Virginia Theatre (now the August Wilson Theatre), where it ran for 879 performances. City of Angels is a musical comedy with music by Cy Coleman, lyrics by David Zippel, and book by Larry Gelbart. The musical weaves together two plots, the 'real' world of a writer trying to turn his book into a screenplay, and the 'reel' world of the fictional film. The musical is an homage to the film noir genre of motion pictures that rose to prominence in the 1940s. It was directed by Michael Blakemore with sets designed by Robin Wagner and costumes by Florence Klotz. (more...)

AUDIO: First Listen - Sara Niemietz's CHRISTMAS FAVORITES Album
by Stage Tube - Dec 2, 2012

Broadway alum, film and TV actress Sara Niemietz released last month her new Christmas album titled 'Christmas Favorites'. Get a first listen below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/10- TARZAN
by Stage Tube - May 10, 2012

Today in 2006, Tarzan opened at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, where it ran for 486 performances. Tarzan: The Musical is based on the Disney film of the same name and the story by Edgar Rice Burroughs. The songs are written by Phil Collins and David Zippel, with a book by David Henry Hwang. The production was nominated for a Tony award for Best Lighting Design of a Musical (Natasha Katz). The cast Featured Josh Strickland, Jennifer Gambatese, Shuler Hensley, Merle Dandridge and Chester Gregory. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Wendy Wasserstein on the Tony Honored TDF Open Doors Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2012

As previously reported, the Tony Award's Administration Committee has announced that Theatre Development Fund's Open Doors program will be among those honored with a special 2012 Tony Honor for Excellence in the Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Goodspeed Musicals' CITY OF ANGELS- Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 9, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals delves into the sultry and shadowy world of 1940s film noir with their clever production of CITY OF ANGELS. Promising lots of laughs and plenty of jazzy tunes, this witty musical comedy ran through November 27 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Click below to check out highlights from the production! (more...)

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE: The Girl Upstairs - Jan Maxwell on FOLLIES, Life & Family
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Oct 27, 2011

Welcome to BroadwayWorld's new feature, and first-ever talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE. Follow Richard as he visits Broadway's best and brightest in their Broadway dressing rooms and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. You've seen Richard chat with Spidey lovebirds Reeve Carney and Jennifer Damiano, visit with UK's First Lady of musical Theatre, Elaine Paige, and go downtown to chat with Jonathan Groff about all things GLEE, Lea Michele and The Submission. Today, Richard is back in Times Square at the Marquis Theatre for some quality time with fan favorite Jan Maxwell, currently starring as 'Phyllis' in Follies. During the talk, Jan speaks candidly about being a young struggling actress in New York, her shortcomings (cooking!), and how she almost left the city for good before she even got going...until she found 'Angels.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Goodspeed Musicals CITY OF ANGELS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 23, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals delves into the sultry and shadowy world of 1940s film noir with their clever production of CITY OF ANGELS. Promising lots of laughs and plenty of jazzy tunes, this witty musical comedy will run fthrough November 27 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. City of Angels is sponsored by Liberty Bank and Connecticut Light & Power. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Goodspeed's CITY OF ANGELS Commercial!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 21, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals delves into the sultry and shadowy world of 1940s film noir with their production of City of Angels. Promising lots of laughs and plenty of jazzy tunes, this witty musical comedy will run from September 23 - November 27 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Get a first glance at the production with the 1940s style commercial below! (more...)

BWW TV: Kleban Foundation Honors Adam Gwon - The Performances
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 29, 2011

The Kleban Foundation awarded the 21st Annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has gone to Adam Gwon and the award for the most promising musical theatre librettist has gone to Michelle Elliott. The 2011 awards were presented on June 27, 2011, in a private ceremony at ASCAP. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the evening and brings you the performances below! (more...)

Broadway Beat EXCLUSIVE: THE BEST IS YET TO COME, THE MUSIC OF CY COLEMAN!
by Broadway Beat - May 27, 2011

Last night, May 25, 59E59 Theaters welcomed the Rubicon Theatre in California to Americas Off Broadway with their critically acclaimed production of THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF Cy Coleman, devised and directed by David Zippel. THE BEST IS YET TO COME: THE MUSIC OF Cy Coleman began previews on Tuesday, May 18 for a limited engagement through Sunday, July 3. Broadway Beat was exclusively invited to film show highlights! Below, they bring you a look at the special presentation and also take you down the opening night red carpet! (more...)

BWW TV: On Broadway With LIZA! - Part III
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 14, 2009

Catch all the excitement of tech rehearsal, opening night and more as we conclude our exclusive backstage coverage of Liza's At The Palace! (more...)

BWW TV: Broadway Beat Special EXCLUSIVE Footage of Liza's At The Palace...!
by Broadway Beat - Dec 6, 2008

Liza's at the Palace...! opened on Broadway, December 3rd and BroadwayWorld.com is proud to present exclusive footage from her explosive new show! (more...)

BWW TV: On The Road With LIZA! (The Boys!)
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 3, 2008

It's time to meet 'the boys' (and see sneak peeks) who have just finished touring with Liza and are ready to hit the Great White Way! (more...)

BWW TV: On The Road With LIZA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 26, 2008

BroadwayWorld reached out to Liza and her 'boys' Cortes Alexander, Jim Caruso, Tiger Martina and Johnny Rodgers and gave them a Flip video camera to record all the fun as they wowed the crowds in Italy. (more...)

Listen Now: Cy Coleman and Lillias White Sing From 'Pamela's First Musical'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2008

BroadwayWorld is pleased to bring you this special recording of Cy Coleman and Lillias White singing 'It Started With A Dream' from 'Pamela's First Musical' which Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS will be presenting a benefit performance at Town Hall on May 18th at 3pm. (more...)

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