Barbara Cook is Musical America's Vocalist of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2006

Soprano Barbara Cook, who began 2006 by being the first female pop singer to be presented by the Metropolitan Opera when she made her solo concert debut at the MET in January, will end the year by being the first pop performer to be named Vocalist of the Year when Musical America, the international directory of the performing arts, presents its annual awards at Lincoln Center's Kaplan Penthouse on Wednesday, December 20 (more...)

Menzel, Latifah and Knowles Pay Tribute to Streisand at Kennedy Center Honors
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2008

The Huffington Post reports that Barbra Streisand got an awkward kiss on the cheek from the president, and yes, she gave him a smooch back, Streisand, a vocal critic of President George W. Bush, was a guest Sunday at the White House just before one of Washington's few A-list events: the Kennedy Center Honors. (more...)

CBS Announces Full Lineup & Recap for Kennedy Center Honors; Airing December 30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2008

Eminent artist friends and peers of this year's six honorees converged in Washington, D.C. last night (Dec. 7) to present entertaining and heartfelt tributes at THE 31ST ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, an entertainment special to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 30 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, with Caroline Kennedy as host for the sixth consecutive year. (more...)

Broadway Blog - No Bailout for the Arts?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2009

Today's Broadway Blogs on BroadwayWorld.com from Thursday, January 1, 2009. (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces 'Arts in Crisis' Initiative for Emergency Arts Planning
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2009

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced Arts in Crisis: A Kennedy Center Initiative, a program designed to provide emergency planning assistance to struggling arts organizations throughout the United States. Expanding on previously existing arts management programs at the Kennedy Center, Arts in Crisis will provide free consulting from both Kennedy Center President Michael M. Kaiser and members of the Kennedy Center's executive staff. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Honors George Stevens Jr. At Annual Spring Gala At ESPACE 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2009

The Joyce Theater Foundation will honor award-winning writer, director, producer and founder of the American Film Institute, George Stevens Jr. at its annual Spring Gala on Monday, April 27 at ESPACE (635 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Joyce Theater Foundation Honors Writer/AFI Founder George Stevens Jr. 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2009

The Joyce Theater Foundation will honor award-winning writer, director, producer and founder of the American Film Institute, George Stevens Jr. at its annual Spring Gala on Monday, April 27 at ESPACE (635 West 42nd Street). (more...)

The Joyce Theater Honors George Stevens Jr. At Annual Spring Gala At ESPACE 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2009

The Joyce Theater Foundation will honor award-winning writer, director, producer and founder of the American Film Institute, George Stevens Jr. at its annual Spring Gala on Monday, April 27 at ESPACE (635 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Joyce Theater Foundation Honors Writer/AFI Founder George Stevens Jr. 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2009

The Joyce Theater Foundation will honor award-winning writer, director, producer and founder of the American Film Institute, George Stevens Jr. at its annual Spring Gala on Monday, April 27 at ESPACE (635 West 42nd Street). (more...)

Arlene Shuler to Receive Capezio Award 9/22 At New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2009

The Capezio Ballet Makers Dance Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of Arlene Shuler, President and CEO of New York City Center, as the recipient of the 58th annual Capezio Dance Award. The Foundation is a philanthropic organization funded by the world's premier dance footwear and apparel manufacturer, Capezio Ballet Makers. The Foundation will present the 2009 Capezio Dance Award and the accompanying $10,000 honorarium to Arlene Shuler at the opening performance of this year's Fall for Dance Festival, on September 22, 2009 at New York City Center. (more...)

MNAC Hosts 'Arts in Crisis: A Kennedy Center Initiative' 8/13
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 11, 2009

Michael Kaiser, president of the Kennedy Center, will be the featured speaker Thursday as the Metro Nashville Arts Commission hosts Arts In Crisis: A Kennedy Center Initiative at Nashville Children's Theatre. (more...)

MNAC Hosts 'Arts in Crisis: A Kennedy Center Initiative' 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2009

Michael Kaiser, president of the Kennedy Center, will be the featured speaker Thursday as the Metro Nashville Arts Commission hosts Arts In Crisis: A Kennedy Center Initiative at Nashville Children's Theatre. (more...)

Arlene Shuler to Receive Capezio Award 9/22 At New York City Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

The Capezio Ballet Makers Dance Foundation is pleased to announce the selection of Arlene Shuler, President and CEO of New York City Center, as the recipient of the 58th annual Capezio Dance Award. The Foundation is a philanthropic organization funded by the world's premier dance footwear and apparel manufacturer, Capezio Ballet Makers. The Foundation will present the 2009 Capezio Dance Award and the accompanying $10,000 honorarium to Arlene Shuler at the opening performance of this year's Fall for Dance Festival, on September 22, 2009 at New York City Center. (more...)

Kennedy Center Announces $5 Million Gift from Adrienne Arsht
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2009

Michael M. Kaiser, President of the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, today announced a major gift of $5 million from Adrienne Arsht in support of musical theater programming at the Kennedy Center. Over the next ten years, The Adrienne Arsht Musical Theater Fund will provide support to produce and present a wide variety of musical theater productions at the Kennedy Center. (more...)

RAGTIME Featured In Weekly Variety, The Bergen Record, And The Boston Globe
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2009

The anticipated new Broadway production of Terrence McNally, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty's Tony Award® winning musical RAGTIME began performances at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street) on Friday, October 23 for an official opening on Sunday, November 15, 2009. (more...)

Full Transcript of President Obama's Kennedy Center Honors Remarks "art strengthens America"
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2009

The Kennedy Center Honors medallions were presented on Saturday, December 5. The Honors Gala was recorded for broadcast on the CBS Network for the 32nd consecutive year as a two-hour primetime special on Tuesday, December 29 at 9:00 p.m. (ET/PT). (more...)

McNally & Milgrom Dodge Set for Added RAGTIME Talk Time Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2009

After an extremely popular debut installment of Ragtime Talk Time, the producers of RAGTIME have announced additional upcoming talkbacks. On Tuesday, December 22nd Tony Award® winning playwright Terrence McNally and celebrated Director/Choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge will be featured. On Tuesday, January 5th Michael Kaiser, President of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will be the guest. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW from Friday, Dec. 18
by - Dec 18, 2009

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from Friday, December 18, 2009. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/19/2009
by - Dec 19, 2009

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/19/2009. (more...)

McNally & Milgrom Dodge Set for Added RAGTIME Talk Time Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2009

After an extremely popular debut installment of Ragtime Talk Time, the producers of RAGTIME have announced additional upcoming talkbacks. On Tuesday, December 22nd Tony Award® winning playwright Terrence McNally and celebrated Director/Choreographer Marcia Milgrom Dodge will be featured. On Tuesday, January 5th Michael Kaiser, President of The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, will be the guest. (more...)