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by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2013
Filmmaker Rick McKay has posted a lengthy update to Kickstarter with news on the anxiously awaited sequel to his award-winning film, Broadway: The Golden Age, with 100 new stars and new rare footage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2012
TREASURE ISLAND, a new musical adventure, will premiere this fall at Theatre Three (412 Main Street) in Port Jefferson, NY from tonight, September 15 to October 27, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011
The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--2011 Obie Award winner--presents a revival of THE JAZZ SINGER, by Samson Raphaelson. First staged in in 1925 and revived in 1927, the play now receives the first professional production in the city, directed by Laura Livingston at Metropolitan's home: 220 E 4th Street .
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013
There will be a Celebration of legendary theatrical press agent Shirley Herz, on Monday, November 4th at 1:30 pm at the Samuel J Friedman Theatre, 261 West 47th Street, NYC. Some of the participants are Jeffrey Alper, Sam Altman, Barry Brown, Jan Buttram, Robert Callely, Tyne Daly, Jane Friedman, Diane Judge, Angela Lansbury, 'Charlotte Moore, Tom Rhoads, Liz Smith, Iris Williams and La Cage aux Folles' Original cast members: Betsy Craig, Dan Grady, Cady Huffman, David Jackson, Eric Lamp, Tom Sesma & Jennifer Smith. Musical accompaniment by Mark Hummel and Don Pippin.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013
Jermyn Street Theatre presents THE POTSDAM QUARTET by David Pinner, directed by Anthony Biggs with designer Cherry Truluck. The show runs 29 October - 23 November 2013 with Press Night set for 31 October 7.30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2013
The four victorious allied leaders meet to decide the future of the world. As they discuss the state of Germany, the establishment of a new world order and countering the effects of war, another quartet entertains them with the melodies of Mozart, Haydn, Borodin and Bartok. But as the most powerful men in the world attempt to establish a new harmony, the musicians' relationships are fracturing. In an antechamber between concerts festering antagonisms arise, old resentments are re-enacted and discord triumphs.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2012
You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up! a new comedy by Annabella Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn, will kick off its second national tour at Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park for a special engagement, tonight, November 30th-December 9th, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012
You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up! a new comedy by Annabella Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn, will kick off its second national tour at Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park for a special engagement, November 30th-December 9th, 2012. Get a first look at stars Gabrielle Mirabella and Jonathan Van Dyke below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2012
Arizona Theatre Company presents the Arizona Premiere of "Jane Austen's Emma" a new romantic musical comedy that brings Jane Austen's masterpiece to life. "Jane Austen's Emma" plays at the Temple of Music and Art and runs from December 1, 2012 - December 22, 2012. It continues its run in Phoenix at the Herberger Theater Center from December 31, 2012 - January 20, 2013. "Jane Austen's Emma" is sponsored by Shirley Estes. ATC's season sponsors are I. Michael and Beth Kasser.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2012
You Say Tomato, I Say Shut Up! a new comedy by Annabella Gurwitch and Jeff Kahn, will kick off its second national tour at Queens Theatre in Flushing Meadows Corona Park for a special engagement, November 30th-December 9th, 2012. Tickets are on sale now by phone at 718-760-0064, online at queenstheatre.org and in person at the Queens Theatre Box Office (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2011
The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--2011 Obie Award winner--presents a revival of THE JAZZ SINGER, by Samson Raphaelson. First staged in in 1925 and revived in 1927, the play now receives the first professional production in the city, directed by Laura Livingston at Metropolitan's home: 220 E 4th Street .
by Adrienne Onofri - Nov 17, 2011
As 'Chicago' celebrates 15 years on Broadway, we profile its longest-running cast member.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2011
The 'invaluable' Metropolitan Playhouse--2011 Obie Award winner--presents a revival of THE JAZZ SINGER, by Samson Raphaelson. First staged in in 1925 and revived in 1927, the play now receives the first professional production in the city, directed by Laura Livingston at Metropolitan's home: 220 E 4th Street .
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Mar 28, 2011
On Friday, March 25, 2011, the internationally acclaimed revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO reached another major milestone when it became the fifth-longest running production in Broadway history, surpassing Oh! Calcutta with a total of 5,960 performances!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2011
On Friday, March 25, 2011, the internationally acclaimed revival of John Kander, Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's Tony Award-winning musical CHICAGO will reach another major milestone when it becomes the fifth-longest running production in Broadway history, surpassing Oh! Calcutta with a total of 5,960 performances!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012
Carolyn Griffin has announced that MetroStage will be presenting the premiere of a new musical, Josephine Tonight, with book and lyrics by Sherman Yellen, and music by Wally Harper, through Mar. 18, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012
Disney's landmark musical event, THE LION KING, will celebrate another remarkable milestone when it plays its 5,960th performance at 2:00p.m. on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 to become the sixth longest-running show in Broadway history. THE LION KING moves up the top ten list of Broadway long runs, surpassing Oh! Calcutta! (with 5959 performances).
by Pat Cerasaro - Jun 27, 2012
Today we are talking to a Tony Award-winning legend famous for his performances starring in the original Broadway productions of PIPPIN and JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, as well as his celebrated turns in stage and screen projects as diverse as ALL THAT JAZZ, SWEET CHARITY, CHICAGO, FOSSE, WICKED, GRIND, ROOTS, I'M NOT RAPPAPORT, GOLDEN BOY, IDLEWILD, FUNNY LADY, HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER and many more - the simply incredible Ben Vereen. Discussing many of his most fondly remembered roles and recounting his experiences working with many legendary directors and collaborators - Bob Fosse, Hal Prince, Tom O'Horgan, Herbert Ross, Ann Reinking, Dan Sullivan, Sammy Davis, Jr., Barbra Streisand, Liza Minnelli and many more among them - Vereen paints a vivid picture of a bygone Broadway and reminisces about many of the most significant theatrical creators of the past fifty years and his roles in their stage and film projects. Additionally, Vereen fills us in on what we can expect from his upcoming solo spotlight show - a career retrospective - that will be kicking off at 54 Below on July 10 for a two-week engagement before an even larger, Broadway-bound mounting later this year at Princeton. Also, Vereen elaborates on the causes closest to his heart, shares thoughts on GLEE and SMASH, future plans and much, much more!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2011
Two iconic American actors, Sam Shepard and Scott Glenn will perform a reading of 'Ages of the Moon' to benefit Boise Contemporary Theater on July 28.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012
Carolyn Griffin has announced that MetroStage will be presenting the premiere of a new musical, Josephine Tonight, with book and lyrics by Sherman Yellen, and music by Wally Harper, Jan. 26-Mar. 18, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2013
The Deep Throat Sex Scandal, a new play by David Bertolino about the making of the famed, groundbreaking, 1970s pornographic film "Deep Throat" and the subsequent controversy the film ignited, will have its West Coast Premiere at the Zephyr Theatre for a six week engagement, beginning performances tonight, January 24, and opening January 31, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2012
Carolyn Griffin has announced that MetroStage will be presenting the premiere of a new musical, Josephine Tonight, with book and lyrics by Sherman Yellen, and music by Wally Harper, Jan. 26-Mar. 18, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2012
The award-winning York Theatre Company (James Morgan. - Producing Artistic Director) today announced complete casting for their upcoming mainstage production of Ionescopade, "A Musical Vaudeville," which begins rehearsals today, including Nancy Anderson (Kiss Me Kate, PBS), who makes her return to the York's stage. The full cast also includes Paul Binotto (Enter Laughing, The Musical), Samuel Cohen (Oh, Calcutta!), David Edwards (The Fantasticks), Leo Ash Evens (West Side Story, London), Susan J. Jacks (Forbidden Broadway), and Tina Stafford (I Married Wyatt Earp).Ionescopade will begin performances January 23, 2012, with an official opening night set for February 2 at The York Theatre at Saint Peter's on 54th St, just east of Lexington Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012
The award-winning York Theatre Company (James Morgan- Producing Artistic Director) announced today that West End and Broadway actor Peter Land, recently seen in their Mufti production of Oh, Coward! returns for three Sunday nights in February with his new solo show, Now or Never, an explosion of music and words. Directed by Gillian Lynne, Now or Never will play at The York Theatre at Saint Peter's on 54th St, just east of Lexington Avenue, on February 12, 19, and 26 at 7:30 p.m.
by Nino Prattico - Jan 11, 2013
Per stemperare l'attesa - ormai poca - che ci separa dal 17 Gennaio, data del debutto in anteprima nazionale della favola musicale 'FANTASMI A ROMA' presso l'Aula Magna della Sapienza di Roma, vi proponiamo questa divertente intervista a Giancarlo Teodori che nello show tornerà ad interpretare il viscido Ingegner Tartina.
by Stage Tube - Feb 28, 2013
The first trailer for BROADWAY: BEYOND THE GOLDEN AGE, the anxiously awaited sequel to Rick McKay's 2004 film 'Broadway: The Golden Age' has just been released. Watch it below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2012
Ionescopade, a musical vaudeville, presented by the award-winning York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director), will end its limited engagement this Sunday, February 26, 2012 at The York Theatre at Saint Peter's on 54th St, just east of Lexington Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013
The Fine Arts Center Theatre Company will present the Colorado Premiere of Other Desert Cities, the acclaimed new family drama by John Robin Baitz, March 14-31.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2012
Ionescopade, a musical vaudeville, presented by the award-winning York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director), will end its limited engagement this Sunday, February 26, 2012 at The York Theatre at Saint Peter's on 54th St, just east of Lexington Avenue.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013
Barking's Broadway Theatre presents the premiere of Up In the Wardrobe, a new play by Roberta Michel.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2013
Barking's Broadway Theatre presents the premiere of Up In the Wardrobe, a new play by Roberta Michel.
by Stage Tube - Dec 21, 2012
Finally there's news on the anxiously awaited sequel to Rick McKay's award-winning film, Broadway: The Golden Age, with 100 new stars and new rare footage. A sequel is in the works, and though it's 95% complete, some extra funding is needed to finish the film, and you can contribute via the project's official Kickstarter campaign.
by samantha vega - Dec 11, 2012
The Deep Throat Sex Scandal, a new play by David Bertolino about the making of the famed, groundbreaking, 1970s pornographic film "Deep Throat" and the subsequent controversy the film ignited, will have its West Coast Premiere at the Zephyr Theatre for a six week engagement, beginning performances January 24, and opening January 31, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012
The Deep Throat Sex Scandal, a new play by David Bertolino about the making of the famed, groundbreaking, 1970s pornographic film "Deep Throat" and the subsequent controversy the film ignited, will have its West Coast Premiere at the Zephyr Theatre for a six week engagement, beginning performances January 24, and opening January 31, 2013.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2012
TREASURE ISLAND, a new musical adventure, will premiere this fall at Theatre Three (412 Main Street) in Port Jefferson, NY from September 15 to October 27, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013
The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated theatrical publicist Shirley Herz, who passed away on Sunday at age 87. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tonight, August 14th, at exactly 8:00 p.m. for one minute.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2013
The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated theatrical publicist Shirley Herz, who passed away on Sunday at age 87. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory on Wednesday, August 14th, at exactly 8:00 p.m. for one minute.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2013
Shirley Herz, a legendary theatrical press agent, died on Sunday, August 11, 2013 at the Mount Sinai Hospital in New York. The cause was complications from a stroke suffered on July 18, said Sam Altman, a longtime friend.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2013
This October, the television and film actress and singer Misty Rowe makes a rare New York stage appearance as she premieres a brand new club act, "Blondes STILL Have More Fun," in an exclusive four-show engagement at The Metropolitan Room, 34 West 22nd Street. Widely recognized in the 70's and 80's for her roles on Hee Haw, Happy Days and Mel Brooks' When Things Were Rotten, Rowe makes her well-reasoned case for blonde hegemony in a revue filled with country-tinged folk, rock and pop that makes hay of her 40+ years in show business.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2013
The Deep Throat Sex Scandal, a new play by David Bertolino about the making of the famed, groundbreaking, 1970s pornographic film 'Deep Throat,' and the subsequent controversy surrounding the film, announced yesterday that, due to its overwhelming popularity, it is extending its West Coast Premiere run at the Zephyr Theatre, which opened on January 31, for an additional two weeks, now performing through Sunday, April 14. The play will then close.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2011
Top New York and world burlesque performers are bringing their stunning, shocking, and sexy acts to New York City this spring and summer in GOTHAM BURLESQUE, which begins its monthly open ended run at the Triad Theater tomorrow, Saturday, April 2nd at 9:30PM.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2011
Top New York and world burlesque performers are bringing their stunning, shocking, and sexy acts to New York City this spring and summer in GOTHAM BURLESQUE, which begins its monthly open ended run at the Triad Theater tomorrow, Saturday, April 2nd at 9:30PM.