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by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2008
Inevitable Theatre Company proudly follows up its inaugural season with a dynamic selection of music and madness in 2008-09, including the area premieres of two cutting-edge plays and the world premiere concert reading of a new alt-rock musical.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2008
Previews for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) World Premiere production of the new musical SAVED, which were scheduled to begin tonight, Friday, May 9, have been postponed due to a longer than expected tech process. Tonight's 8PM performance has been cancelled and the musical will now begin previews tomorrow evening, Saturday, May 10 at 8PM. (Please note: a matinee performance had not been scheduled for Saturday afternoon.)
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2008
The producers of Spring Awakening, Broadway's groundbreaking musical hit, are pleased to announce that Kyle Riabko will step into the role of Melchior on May 23rd. On May 20th, formance, Alexandra Socha will take over the role of Wendla. They are taking over the roles created by Jonathan Groff and Lea Michele who will be playing their final performance on May 18th.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2008
The Drama League (Jano Herbosch, President; Roger T. Danforth and Gabriel Shanks, Executive Directors) proudly announces the roster of presenters scheduled to appear for the The 74th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 16, 2008 (noon) at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square (1535 Broadway at 46th Street).
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2008
Lea Michele has been added to the growing list of artists who have joined PETA's campaign to ban horse-drawn carriages in New York City.
by Adrienne Onofri - May 6, 2008
Angel Desai, Stephen Bogardus, Patricia Birch and others salute NYC and 'West Side Story' in a concert at a Manhattan museum.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2008
The New York Musical Theatre Festival announces the first 12 new musicals selected for this year's fifth annual New York Musical Theatre Festival, which will run from September 15 through October 5, 2008.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2008
Casting has been announced for the American Musical Theatre of San Jose engagement of Disney's 'High School Musical' which begins June 10th.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2008
The New York Musical Theatre Festival's second-annual BROADWAY BATTLE OF THE BANDS competition -- an informal smackdown between bands comprised of Broadway and Off-Broadway actors, writers and musicians -- will be presented on Saturday, May 17 at 10:00pm for a one-night-only concert at The Zipper Factory, 336 West 37th Street in Manhattan.
by BWW Staff - May 15, 2008
On Monday, May 12th Broadway producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley hosted an Ambassador cocktail party for The Theatre Museum in their Upper East Side home.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2008
Casting has been announced for the Las Vegas engagement of Disney's 'High School Musical'.
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2008
'Inner Voices', three new works created by and starring some of the industry's brightest talents begins May 12th.
by Rachel Schwartz - May 13, 2008
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/13/2008.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2008
The producers of Spring Awakening, Broadway's groundbreaking musical hit, are pleased to announce that Kyle Riabko will step into the role of Melchior on May 20th. At the same performance, Alexandra Socha will take over the role of Wendla.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2008
Jamie McGonnigal and Joe's Pub Present Broadway Loves Country, the next in the 'Broadway Loves' Series, following two sold-out rockin' evenings of Broadway Loves the 80's! The concert will feature a truckload of Broadway stars sangin' their hearts out to their favorite country tunes!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2008
From Bunsen burners to birth control and back off-Broadway, award winning scientist and one of The Times' (London) 30 people who have had the most impact on life in the past millennium is bringing his expertise to the New York stage. Dr. Carl Djerassi, emeritus professor of chemistry at Stanford and renowned inventor of the birth control pill has embarked on a second career in writing including 'science-in-fiction' novels, a scientific autobiography and a trilogy of 'science-in-theatre' plays.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2008
SNL alum Nora Dunn (who also appears in the upcoming Seth Rogen/James Franco film 'Pineapple Express') completes the cast for previously announced L.A. Theatre Works production of Stephen Karam's hot new play, 'Speech & Debate'. She joins previously announced cast members Andrea Bowen ('Desperate Housewives', 'Les Miserables'), Gideon Glick (Broadway's 'Spring Awakening', Off Broadway's 'Speech & Debate') and Bobby Steggert (Outer Critics Circle nominee for Broadway's '110 in the Shade').
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2008
Performers include Nellie McKay (The Threepenny Opera), Kerry Butler (Xanadu), John Lloyd Young (Jersey Boys), Sarah Steele (Speech & Debate), Susan Blackwell (Speech & Debate, [title of show]), Lauren Pritchard (Spring Awakening), Tony Yazbeck (Gypsy), Ben Walker (Les Liaisons Dangerouses), Jenny Powers (Grease), Jessica Grové (Sunday in the Park with George), Telly Leung (Rent), Skylar Astin (Spring Awakening), Matt Schreiber with 'Nicky' (Avenue Q), and Matt Doyle (Spring Awakening) with more to come! All celebrity appearances are subject to change.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2008
Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Andrew D. Hamingson, Managing Director) is proud to announce the world premiere production of Annie Baker's play BODY AWARENESS, directed by Karen Kohlhaas and featuring Jonathan Clem, Peter Friedman, Mary McCann and JoBeth Williams.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2008
The Contra Costa Times reports that the blockbuster musical, Wicked, will begin an open-ended engagement in San Francisco at the Orpheum Theatre in January 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2008
Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Andrew D. Hamingson, Managing Director) is proud to announce an extension of the New York premiere production of Olivier Award® winning playwright Conor McPherson's play PORT AUTHORITY, directed by Henry Wishcamper and featuring Tony Award® nominee Brian d'Arcy James (Sweet Smell of Success), Tony Award® winner John Gallagher, Jr. (Spring Awakening) and Olivier Award® winner Jim Norton (The Seafarer).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2008
The 22nd ANNUAL EASTER BONNET COMPETITION was a great success with a record-breaking, $3,734,129 being raised this year by the 53 participating Broadway, Off Broadway, and national touring theater companies.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2008
Actress Laura Bell Bundy has several amazing charity auction experiences that she's cooked up for her personal charity, the Kreative Kids Foundation. Right now on Charityfolks.com, people can bid on two tickets to Legally Blonde on Broadway and the opportunity to meet with Laura Bell Bundy, who stars as Elle Woods in the play.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2008
On Monday, May 19, 2008, the original Off-Broadway cast of the acclaimed 2006 musical comedy I LOVE YOU BECAUSE will reunite for a special one-night only concert presentation at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street, NYC).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2008
Top Broadway performers to sing highlights from the latest score by Larson Award winners Kait Kerrigan and Brian Lowdermilk - Sunday, May 4th, 2008 at the Laurie Beechman Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2008
Casting announced for workshop of Broadway bound musical 'Pure Country.'
by Faetra Petillo - Apr 25, 2008
In honor of Earth Day, GreenDimes, the largest, most trusted full-service company that gets rid of junk mail today teamed up with Broadway. On April 22nd and 23rd every person that saw the musicals Xanadu, Spring Awakening and Legally Blonde received a free Platinum subscription to Green Dimes. Here, GreenDimes founder Pankaj Shah and Producer Tara Smith talk to BWW about how this program came about and their goals to make the great white way a greener place.
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2008
The Leading Men III concert was performed on Monday, April 21, 2008 at 7:00pm to a sold out audience, as part of the long-running concert series Broadway at Birdland. The concert was a benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2008
The Drama League (Jano Herbosch, President; Roger T. Danforth and Gabriel Shanks, Co-Managing Directors) proudly announces nominations for the 2007-08 Drama League Awards, to be awarded at The 74th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony and Luncheon on Friday, May 16, 2008 (noon) at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in Times Square (1535 Broadway at 46th Street).
by BWW - Apr 21, 2008
Les Miserables at the The Hollywood Bowl has completed casting, and BroadwayWorld.com has the scoop!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2008
Sex, secrets and performance-art video blogs with a George Michael beat - just another typical day when you're a teenager in Salem, Oregon. L.A. Theatre Works has acquired the rights to record Speech & Debate, the fiercely funny and timely new play by Stephen Karam that just completed an extended, sold-out run at New York's Roundabout Underground.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2008
Don't Quit Your Night Job, the critically acclaimed comedy variety show featuring a revolving cast of Broadway's brightest performing without a net, welcomes the Spring at their monthly home The Zipper Factory (336 West 37th Street, between 8th & 9th Avenues) on Thursday, April 24 at 11:30PM. Special guests include Julie White, Jonathan Groff, Lin-Manuel Miranda with hosts Steve Rosen, David Rossmer, Sarah Saltzberg and Dan Lipton.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2008
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) will host Broadway Karaoke on Monday, May 5th at Arena (135 West 41st Street). Come see some of Broadway's hottest performers - uncensored and unrehearsed like you've never seen them before! The evening begins with cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in Midtown's hottest nightclub, Arena. Next Seth Rudetsky hosts incredible off-the-cuff performances by some of the brightest stars on Broadway! Finally, the audience can get into the act with an hour of open mic karaoke! All proceeds will go to the Education Programs of Roundabout Theatre Company, one of the country's top not-for-profit theatres. Broadway Karaoke will begin at 6:00PM with an open bar and hors d'oeuvres. The Broadway Karaoke performances kick off at 7:00PM followed by open mic at 8:00PM. The event concludes at 9:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2008
GreenDimes, the largest, most trusted full-service company that gets rid of junk mail today announced an Earth Day campaign to give away a FREE GreenDimes premium subscription to every one who sees Xanadu and Spring Awakening on April 22nd and Legally Blonde The Musical on April 23rd.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2008
PREMIERES, a not-for-profit musical theater development company, proudly announces the world premiere of INNER VOICES: SOLO MUSICALS, three new works created by and starring some of the industry's brightest talents.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2008
The World Premiere of Three Commissioned Works Presented by PREMIERES (Paulette Haupt, Artistic Director) Featuring TRES NIÑAS By Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael John LaChiusa Directed by Jonathan Butterell Music Direction by Todd Almond Starring Tony Award Winner Victoria Clark ALICE UNWRAPPED By Laura Harrington and Jenny Giering Directed by Jeremy Dobrish Music Direction by Julie McBride Starring Jennifer Damiano A THOUSAND WORDS COME TO MIND By Michele Lowe and Scott Davenport Richards Directed by Jack Cummings III Music Direction by Jon DiPinto Starring Tony Nominee Barbara Walsh Limited Three-Week Engagement Begins Monday, May 12 At The Zipper Factory Theater (336 West 37th Street) PREMIERES, a not-for-profit musical theater development company, proudly announces the world premiere of INNER VOICES: SOLO MUSICALS, three new works created by and starring some of the industry's brightest talents. INNER VOICES will feature librettos by Ellen Fitzhugh, Laura Harrington and Michelle Lowe; scores by Michael John LaChiusa, Jenny Giering and Scott Davenport Richards, the work of directors Jonathan Buttrell, Jeremy Dobrish and Jack Cummings III, and performances by Tony Award winner Victoria Clark, Jennifer Damiano (Spring Awakening) and Tony nominee Barbara Walsh (Company). INNER VOICES will begin its limited, 12-performance run on Monday, May 12 at 7:00 p.m. at The Zipper Factory Theater (336 West 37th Street). The press opening is scheduled for Sunday, May 18. The solo musicals featured in INNER VOICES are: TRES NIÑAS by Ellen Fitzhugh and Michael John LaChiusa Directed by Jonathan Butterell Music Direction by Todd Almond Starring Victoria Clark TRES NIÑAS is the musical telling of a white American woman's affecting and being affected by 'The Other' at three stages of her life. ALICE UNWRAPPED by Laura Harrington and Jenny Giering Directed by Jeremy Dobrish Music Direction by Julie McBride Starring Jennifer Damiano In ALICE UNWRAPPED, a fifteen year-old girl has big shoes to fill with her dad missing in action, Mom refusing to come out of her bedroom, and a younger sister demanding normalcy - or else. A THOUSAND WORDS COME TO MIND by Michele Lowe and Scott Davenport Richards Directed by Jack Cummings III Music Direction by Jon diPinto Starring Barbara Walsh When a mother's legendary silence is broken as she lies dying in a hospital room, her daughter embarks on a journey into the power of the unspoken word.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2008
The Actors Fund is proud to present the one and only Seth Rudetsky in Seth's Broadway 101 on April 14 at New World Stages in New York. Using a full orchestra, audio/visual aids and the talents of some amazing Broadway guest stars, the always hilarious Seth Rudetsky shows - up close and personal - what is brilliant about Broadway, how the whole thing works and why it can sometimes be a splitting headache!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2008
Atlantic Theater Company's (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Andrew D. Hamingson, Managing Director) 2008 Annual Spring gala, entitled 'Why Can't It Be a Musical? An Evening of Unexpected Musical Adaptations,' will be hosted by Academy Award winner F. Murray Abraham and Atlantic ensemble member and Emmy Award winner Kristen Johnston on Monday, April 28th, 2008 at the fabled Rainbow Room (30 Rockefeller Plaza, 65th floor).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2008
The culmination of a five month program by Early Stages, Spring Reckoning, is an evening of original poetry and movement by students from Beacon and University Heights high schools that will take place at The Zipper Factory Theater (336 West 37th Street) on Monday, April 14 at 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 in advance and $40 at the door and all proceeds go to benefit Early Stages.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2008
Producers Randall L. Wreghitt, Chris Presley and Ellen Rusconi announced today that PURE COUNTRY, a brand-new original musical, will have its World Premiere as part of the 2008-2009 Broadway Season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2008
The Actors Fund is proud to present the one and only Seth Rudetsky in Seth's Broadway 101 on April 14 at New World Stages in New York. Using a full orchestra, audio/visual aids and the talents of some amazing Broadway guest stars, the always hilarious Seth Rudetsky shows - up close and personal - what is brilliant about Broadway, how the whole thing works and why it can sometimes be a splitting headache!