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New York City Center (New York, NY)
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues)

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A revue created for City Center's Encores! using numbers and sketches from Ziegfeld Follies editions, The Garrick Gaieties, The Band Wagon, As Thousands Cheer, This Is the Army, Call Me Mister, Pins and Needles, and others.


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Murphy, Baranski, Bosco, Etc. Join Encores! Follies
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2006

More stars have signed on to the eagerly awaited Encores! staged concert of the Stephen Sondheim-James Goldman classic Follies, presented from February 8th through 11th, 2007 at City Center (more...)

Everyman's 'Broadway Boys' Cabaret
by James Howard - Nov 17, 2006

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Photo Flash: Encores! Stairway to Paradise in Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2007

Stairway to Paradise, an original Encores! production celebrating the great Broadway revue, starring Kristin Chenoweth, Kevin Chamberlin, Christopher Fitzgerald, Capathia Jenkins and Ruthie Henshall, runs from May 10 - 14 at New York City Center (more...)

Perez and Chamberlin to Star in Roundabout's 'Ritz'
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2007

Rosie Perez and Kevin Chamberlin will star in a revival of Terrence McNally's The Ritz this fall as part of the Roundabout Theatre Company's 2007-2008 season (more...)

Stairway To Paradise: Glorifying The American Revue
by Michael Dale - May 14, 2007

For two and a half glorious hours your only care in the world should be deciding which of the magnificent songs you'll be humming on your way out of the theatre. (more...)

Photo Flash: Encores! Stairway to Paradise
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2007

Stairway to Paradise, an original Encores! production celebrating the great Broadway revue, starring Kristin Chenoweth, Kevin Chamberlin, Christopher Fitzgerald, Capathia Jenkins and Ruthie Henshall, runs from May 10 - 14 at New York City Center. (more...)

Kristin Chenoweth to Host Drama Desk Awards, May 20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2007

Kristin Chenoweth, the star of the Broadway musical stage who just finished her return to Broadway this season with her critically acclaimed performance in The Apple Tree, will host the 52nd Annual Drama Desk Awards on Sunday, May 20, at 9:00 PM. (more...)

Young Frankenstein Announces Cast; To Open at Hilton November 8
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2007

The New Mel Brooks Musical Young Frankenstein, a new musical comedy from the creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash The Producers, will open on Broadway November 8th 2007 at the Hilton Theatre (213 W 42nd St). Previews begin October 11th 2007. The production stars Roger Bart (Dr. Frederick Frankenstein), Megan Mullally (Elizabeth), Sutton Foster (Inga), Shuler Hensley (The Monster), Fred Applegate (Kemp) and Christopher Fitzgerald (Igor). (more...)

Encores 2007! Follies, Face the Music and New Revue
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2006

Arlene Shuler, President and CEO of New York City Center, announced today that the 14th season of its acclaimed ENCORES! series will celebrate the great Broadway revue, a form that flourished from just before 1900 until the early '50s. (more...)

New Cast Members Set for 'Chorus Line;' Tour on the Way
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2007

John Breglio has announced the newest members of the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning musical A Chorus Line who begin performances Tuesday, July 24, 2007. (more...)

Jeffry Denman Cast in Encores! Face the Music, 3/29-4/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2007

Broadway song and dance man Jeffry Denman has been cast as the romantic lead in the Encores! staged concert version of Irving Berlin and Moss Hart's Face the Music. (more...)

Chenoweth & Bart to Star in Encores! Stairway to Paradise
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2007

Kristin Chenoweth and Roger Bart will headline 'Stairway to Paradise: An Original Encores! Production: 50 Years of Revues in Review.' (more...)

HOLD - AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Wins 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 1, 2001

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Musical. (more...)

AFTER MIDNIGHT's Warren Carlyle Wins Tony for Best Direction of a Musical
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2001

Warren Carlyle won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for AFTER MIDNIGHT. Warren Carlyle was nominated both for Best Direction of a Musical and Best Choreography for his work on After Midnight this year. His previous directing work on Broadway includes Chaplin and Finian's Rainbow. (more...)

HOLD - WAITRESS' Christopher Fitzgerald Wins 2016 Tony Award for Best Featured Actor - Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 1, 2001

Christopher Fitzgerald has won the 2016 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his role as Ogie in WAITRESS.  (more...)

New Block of Tickets Now Available for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 1, 2001

A new block of tickets for the Broadway musical An American In Paris is on sale today, Tuesday, May 19. MasterCard cardholders receive exclusive first access to these tickets now through May 31, 2015 via www.priceless.com/ny, www.Ticketmaster.com/AAIP or by phone at 877-250-2929. MasterCard is the Preferred Card and a Proud Supporter of An American In Paris. (more...)

New Block of Tickets Now Available for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
by Nora Dominick - Jan 1, 2001

A new block of tickets for the Broadway musical An American In Paris is on sale today, Tuesday, May 19. MasterCard cardholders receive exclusive first access to these tickets now through May 31, 2015 via www.priceless.com/ny, www.Ticketmaster.com/AAIP or by phone at 877-250-2929. MasterCard is the Preferred Card and a Proud Supporter of An American In Paris. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CHAPLIN!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

Broadway's new musical CHAPLIN started previews this week and opens September 10 at the Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). CHAPLIN is a new musical depicting the life of film icon Charlie Chaplin, with music and lyrics by Christopher Curtis and book by three-time Tony Award-winner Thomas Meehan (Annie, The Producers, Hairspray) and Christopher Curtis. Warren Carlyle (Finian's Rainbow; Hugh Jackman, Back on Broadway) directs and choreographs the production. Get to know the cast below! (more...)

HOLD - AMERICAN IN PARIS's Craig Lucas Wins Tony for Best Book of a Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 1, 2001

Craig Lucas has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Book of a Musical for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS.  (more...)

HOLD - AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Christopher Wheeldon Wins Tony for Best Direction Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 1, 2001

Christopher Wheeldon has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical for AN AMERICAN IN PARIS.  (more...)

HOLD - AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Brandon Uranowitz Wins Tony for Best Featured Actor Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 1, 2001

Brandon Uranowitz has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his role as Adam in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS.  (more...)

HOLD - AN AMERICAN IN PARIS' Max von Essen Wins Tony for Best Featured Actor Musical
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 1, 2001

Max von Essen has won the 2015 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for his role as Henri in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS.  (more...)

Musicals Tonight! presents George and Ira Gershwin's "For Goodness Sake"; March 18-30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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Kristin Chenoweth to Return to Carnegie Hall with THE EVOLUTION OF A SOPRANO, 5/3
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 1, 2001

On Saturday, May 3 at 7:30 p.m., Emmy- and Tony Award-winning actress and recording artist Kristin Chenoweth returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage with an all-new program entitled The Evolution of a Soprano. Directed by Richard Jay-Alexander and featuring pianist and music director Mary-Mitchell Campbell, this newly created, one-night-only engagement showcases Ms. Chenoweth performing a varied evening of music that highlights her incredible range-from works influenced by her early operatic and classical training in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma to hit songs from her starring roles on Broadway and in film. In addition to popular hits and classical selections, Ms. Chenoweth will perform new works, standards, and even works popularized by amateur soprano Florence Foster Jenkins. This performance marks Ms. Chenoweth's first solo appearance at Carnegie Hall since her sold-out show in September 2004. (more...)

Matt Sigl: Unstuck In Time
by Kerrie Smith - Feb 7, 2006

Boy Wonder (more...)

Bobbie, Kaye, Finley, Etc. Cast in Encores! Face the Music
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2007

The New York Times reports that Walter Bobbie & Judy Kaye have been cast in Encores! Face the Music. (more...)

City Center Season Includes Aeschylus, Encores!, MTC, Etc.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2006

Aeschylus' The Persians, Encores! and MTC shows will be the highlights of City Center's 2006-2007 season (more...)

'Gershwin Sings Gershwin' at Stoneham Theatre
by Nancy Grossman - Aug 3, 2006

Tribute to Gershwins' impressive body of work (more...)

Victoria Clark Cast as Sally in Encores! Follies
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2006

Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark has found her next role--vulnerable ex-showgirl Sally Durant Plummer in the upcoming Encores! staged concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and James Goldman's Follies, which will run from February 8th through 11th at City Center (more...)

Chenoweth, Henshall, Etc. Set for Stairway to Paradise
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2007

Stairway to Paradise, an original Encores! production celebrating the great Broadway revue, will star Kristin Chenoweth, Kevin Chamberlin, Christopher Fitzgerald and Ruthie Henshall, from May 10 - 14 at New York City Center (more...)

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