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 SONDHEIM @ 80 Stage Tube: Sondheim Teaches 'Send in the Clowns' SONDHEIM @ 80 Stage Tube: Sondheim Teaches 'Send in the Clowns'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2010

Who better to talk about and teach Sondheim's music than the man himself. In the video that follows, Sondheim teaches a student from the Guildhall School of Music in London a segment of the classic 'Send in the Clowns'. (more...)

SONDHEIM @ 80 Stage Tube: Sondheim Teaches 'My Friends' from SWEENEY TODDSONDHEIM @ 80 Stage Tube: Sondheim Teaches 'My Friends' from SWEENEY TODD
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2010

Who better to talk about and teach Sondheim's music than the man himself. Here, he walks through the song 'My Friends' from the macabre musical 'Sweeney Todd' with students of Guildhall School. (more...)

SONDHEIM @ 80 Stage Tube: Sondheim Teaches COMPANY's 'Not Getting Married'SONDHEIM @ 80 Stage Tube: Sondheim Teaches COMPANY's 'Not Getting Married'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2010

Who better to talk about and teach Sondheim's music than the man himself. Here, he teaches students at Guildhall School the song 'Not Getting Married' from 'Company'. (more...)

SONDHEIM @ 80 Stage Tube: 30 Songs in 9 Minutes!SONDHEIM @ 80 Stage Tube: 30 Songs in 9 Minutes!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2010

Putting It Together is a musical revue that showcases 30 of Sondheim's most beloved songs from such musicals as Sunday in the Park with George, Assassins, Company, Merrily We Roll Along, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, A Little Night Music, Sweeney Todd and others. Many of the classic Sondheim songs are presented in a context entirely different from that for which they were written, so the show is billed as a 'review' of the composer's work. Here's an excerpt of the revue - 30 snippets of incredible Sondheim songs! (more...)

SONDHEIM @ 80 Stage Tube: Sondheim Wins His First TONY Awards!SONDHEIM @ 80 Stage Tube: Sondheim Wins His First TONY Awards!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 22, 2010

From footage of the 1971 Tony Awards, Angela Lansbury presents Stephen Sondheim wins his first Tony Award for the music to 'Company', followed by Sondheim receiving his second Tony Award for lyrics for the same musical. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: HOMEMADE FUSION Rehearsals With Patina Miller And Daniel BoysSTAGE TUBE: HOMEMADE FUSION Rehearsals With Patina Miller And Daniel Boys
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 5, 2010

West End and Broadway stars Daniel Boys, Chloe Hart, Patina Miller and Matt Shingledecker are to headline HOMEMADE?FUSION, for one night only at the Ambassadors Theatre on August 12th 2010. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of every tongue confessSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of every tongue confess
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 2, 2010

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents the world premiere of Marcus Gardley's every tongue confess, which opens the new Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle, the third theater space in the Mead Center. Director Kenny Leon (Broadway's Fences and last season's Stick Fly at Arena Stage) leads an ensemble cast featuring talent from across the country, including Tony Award-winner Phylicia Rashad teamed up with Jason Dirden, CrystAl Fox, Autumn Hurlbert, Jim Ireland, Leslie Kritzer, Eugene Lee, E. Roger Mitchell and Jonathan Earl Peck. every tongue confess runs November 9, 2010-January 2, 2011 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sondheim Talks Lyrics, Life, and More with PBSSTAGE TUBE: Sondheim Talks Lyrics, Life, and More with PBS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 8, 2010

In a recent interview with PBS, Jeffrey Brown sits down with the legendary Stephen Sondheim to chat about 'his life, career and the art of writing music, lyrics and rhymes that stand the test of time.' Click below to watch the interview! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Legacy Project Showcases Interviews With Albee, Sondheim STAGE TUBE: Legacy Project Showcases Interviews With Albee, Sondheim
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 21, 2011

Produced by the Dramatists Guild Fund, the Legacy Project is a series of interviews featuring prominent contemporary American playwrights, lyricists and composers. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: John Leguizamo Meets Freak Out KidSTAGE TUBE: John Leguizamo Meets Freak Out Kid
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2011

John Leguizamo, returning to Broadway this year with his new solo play GHETTO KLOWN for a 12-week engagement beginning previews on February 21 and opening on Tuesday March 22 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 West 45th Street), met the muse behind one of his newest YouTube videos, the star of the infamous 'Greatest Freak Out Ever' video. Luguizamo parodied the video, and later arranged to meet the original viral sensation. View the meeting below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Hiller, Keenan-Bolger, et al. Sing Ryan Scott OliverSTAGE TUBE: Hiller, Keenan-Bolger, et al. Sing Ryan Scott Oliver
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 22, 2011

On Feb. 7, 2011, composer-lyricist Ryan Scott Oliver released his first published songbook of 20 songs from his musicals Darling, 35mm, and more. Checkout performances from, Andrew Keenan-Bolger, Jeffer Hiller, and more below! (more...)

BWW TV: Patina Miller, Julia Murney, Laura Osnes & More Sing the Music of Koonan and Dimond at Birdland - Concert Highlights!BWW TV: Patina Miller, Julia Murney, Laura Osnes & More Sing the Music of Koonan and Dimond at Birdland - Concert Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 19, 2011

2010 Jonathan Larson Grant Winners Michael Kooman and Christopher Dimond celebrated the release of their new album Out of Our Heads: The Music of Kooman and Dimond yesterday, July 18th with a one night only concert at Birdland, produced by MNA Entertainment Inc. The concert featured Patina Miller (Sister Act), Julia Murney (Wicked, Lennon), Anderson Davis (Les Miserables), Matt Doyle (War Horse, Spring Awakening), Jeremy Jordan (Rock of Ages, West Side Story), Kyle Dean Massey (Next To Normal, Wicked), Phoebe Strole (Spring Awakening), Laura Osnes (Anything Goes, South Pacific, Grease), Zak Resnick (Lucky Guy), Jose Llana (Wonderland, Spelling Bee, Rent), Allison Case (Hair, Mamma Mia!) and more. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you concert highlights below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: How Well Do You Speak CHINGLISH?STAGE TUBE: How Well Do You Speak CHINGLISH?
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2011

According to the Chinese Almanac, Tuesday, October 11th is a good day for starting a business. So the producers of CHINGLISH, the new comedy about an American businessman doing business in China by Tony Award-winning and two-time Pulitzer Prize finalist David Henry Hwang (M. Butterfly), have decided to start performances today. Find out how well you know Chinglish below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Artists at Play's CHING CHONG CHINAMANSTAGE TUBE: Artists at Play's CHING CHONG CHINAMAN
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 25, 2011

Artists at Play presents the Los Angeles premiere of the irreverent comedy Ching Chong Chinaman, written by Lauren Yee and directed by Peter J. Kuo. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Lynn NottageSTAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Lynn Nottage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 8, 2011

BroadwayWorld.com is excited to share a weekly series developed by the Theatre Communications Group! This week playwright Lynn Nottage shares pivotal moments in her theatre career and why the arts matter to her! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Marcus GardleySTAGE TUBE: I AM THEATRE Project - Marcus Gardley
by Stage Tube - Apr 26, 2012

Marcus Gardley is a poet-playwright whose most recent play every tongue confess premiered at Arena Stage starring Phylicia Rashad and directed by Kenny Leon. It was nominated for the Steinberg New Play Award and the Charles MacArthur Award for outstanding new play. His musical, ON THE LEVEE premiered last summer at Lincoln Center and was nominated for 11 Audelco Awards including outstanding playwright. Last Spring, his play AND JESUS MOONWALKS THE MISSISSIPPI was produced at the Cutting Ball Theater and received the SF Bay Area Theater Critics circle Award nomination for outstanding new play. He has had six plays produced including: DANCE OF THE HOLY GHOST at Yale Repertory Theatre (now under a Broadway option,) (L)IMITATIONS OF LIFE, at the Empty Space and LIKE SUN FALLIN' IN THE MOUTH at the National Black Theatre Festival. He is the recipient of the Hellen Merrill Award, a Kellsering Honoree, the Gerbode Emerging Playwright Award, the National Alliance for Musical Theatre Award, the Eugene O'Neill Memorial Scholarship, and the ASCAP Cole Porter Prize. He holds an MFA in Playwriting from the Yale Drama School and is a member of New Dramatists, The Dramatists Guild and the Lark Play Development Center. (more...)

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: John Kander Looks Back Part 1: Talks Dramatists Guild Fund Honor, New Projects, Fred Ebb &  More!BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: John Kander Looks Back Part 1: Talks Dramatists Guild Fund Honor, New Projects, Fred Ebb & More!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 29, 2012

In this very rare sit down, we are honored to bring you an exclusive chat with musical theatre legend John Kander. In Part 1 of the interview below, John reminisces about the major milestones of his career, which will be honored by The Dramatists Guild Fund in a special ceremony on Sunday, June 3, in association with the organization's 50th Anniversary. Kander will be celebrated for contributing some of the most important works of musical theatre - along with his late partner Fred Ebb - to the canon including Cabaret and Chicago - also major motion pictures - Kiss of the Spider Woman, The Act, Woman of the Year, The Rink, Curtains, The Scottsboro Boys and more. (more...)

BWW TV: John Kander Looks Back Part 2 - CHICAGO, Chita Rivera & the Fred Ebb 'Golden' YearsBWW TV: John Kander Looks Back Part 2 - CHICAGO, Chita Rivera & the Fred Ebb 'Golden' Years
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Jun 1, 2012

Welcome to Part 2 of BroadwayWorld's exclusive sit down with musical theater icon John Kander, maestro to some of the most important musicals of our time. Last time, John took us through his career from his first fateful meeting with later partner Fred Ebb to the movie musical phenomenon of Cabaret and upcoming Dramatists Guild Fund honor on June 3, 2012. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Composing for Acrobatic Actors in BRING IT ONSTAGE TUBE: Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Composing for Acrobatic Actors in BRING IT ON
by Stage Tube - Aug 17, 2012

Tony Award-winning composer of the Broadway musical In the Heights Lin-Manuel Miranda has tackled a new beast with his latest project, Bring It On: The Musical. The show is now playing on Broadway at the St. James Theatre after a nationwide tour. Miranda appeared on Good Day New York to discuss what it was like composing music singable by such an acrobatic cast. Watch the interview in the video below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER - Morgan Karr and Jay Armstrong Johnson Sing Ryan Scott Oliver's 'Halfway'BWW TV Exclusive: CUTTING-EDGE COMPOSERS CORNER - Morgan Karr and Jay Armstrong Johnson Sing Ryan Scott Oliver's 'Halfway'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 26, 2013

Our featured composer this week is Ryan Scott Oliver. Here is his song "Halfway" sung by Morgan Karr (Spring Awakening) and Jay Armstrong Johnson (Hands on a Hardbody) at our Cutting-Edge Composers concert at the Canal Room. We asked Ryan where he got the inspiration for the song and this was his reply: (more...)

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