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by Jessica Lewis - Sep 29, 2009
SAMMY, a new musical about the life of Sammy David Jr. currently in previews at The Old Globe, is gearing up for it's much anticipated opening on October 2nd and the buzz has begun. After all, what $2.5-million production about an icon with a 13-piece orchestra and list of award-winning actors wouldn't generate excitement?
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 23, 2009
The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 28th season - a season of American Stories - with Grammy Award winner, Broadway star, and pop icon Maureen McGovern's world premiere musical memoir A Long and Winding Road, conceived and written by Philip Himberg and Maureen McGovern and presented in cooperation with Arena Stage.
by Faetra Petillo - Sep 23, 2008
On Monday September 22, 2008, the IT Awards (New York Innovative Theatre Awards), the organization dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, and host Lisa Kron, announced the 2008 recipients at the Fourth Annual IT Awards Ceremony at the Fashion Institute of Technology.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2005
Amas Musical Theatre will host Conversations, a series of panel discussions about a career in musical theatre, throughout the month of October
by Eddie Varley - Sep 19, 2009
Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Sammy, a new musical based on the life of Sammy Davis, Jr. with book, music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, and additional songs by Bricusse and Anthony Newley. Directed by Keith Glover with choreography by Keith Young and music supervision by Ian Fraser, Sammy will run in the Old Globe Theatre Sept. 19 - Nov. 8. Previews run from Sept. 19 - Oct. 1. Opening night is Oct. 2 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2005
Frequent co-stars Marin Mazzie and Brian Stokes Mitchell will once again team up for the Encores! production of Kismet, which will open in February of 2006
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2007
Eartha Kitt, Emmy Award winner, and Grammy and three-time Tony Award nominee, has joined previously announced award-winning talents Shuler Hensley, Debra Monk, James Naughton, Bebe Neuwirth, David Hyde Pierce, Ben Vereen and Karen Ziemba to honor John Kander, the Tony Award-winning composer of Chicago, Cabaret and Curtains, on Monday, September 24, at Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, Connecticut.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2009
The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 28th season - a season of American Stories - with Grammy Award winner, Broadway star, and pop icon Maureen McGovern's world premiere musical memoir A Long and Winding Road, conceived and written by Philip Himberg and Maureen McGovern and presented in cooperation with Arena Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2005
In 2006, four new Broadway by the Year concerts will feature songs from the musicals of 1930, 1956, 1968 and 1978
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2009
SAMMY, a new musical about the life of Sammy David Jr. currently in previews at The Old Globe, is gearing up for it's much anticipated opening on October 2nd and the buzz has begun. After all, what $2.5-million production about an icon with a 13-piece orchestra and list of award-winning actors wouldn't generate excitement?
by Eddie Varley - Oct 2, 2009
SAMMY, a new musical about the life of Sammy David Jr. currently in previews at The Old Globe, is gearing up for it's much anticipated opening on October 2nd and the buzz has begun. After all, what $2.5-million production about an icon with a 13-piece orchestra and list of award-winning actors wouldn't generate excitement?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2005
Donna Trinkoff, Producing Artistic Director of Amas Musical Theatre, announced that DARIUS DE HAAS and IRA HAWKINS have joined the all-star line-up appearing in 'DAMN YANKEES' which will be presented in a 90-minute concert version during Amas' third 'BLAST FROM THE PAST' Benefit on Monday, November 14th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2005
Stephanie Pope Caffey will alternate with Tamara Tunie as Lola in Amas Musical Theatre's concert production of Damn Yankees on Nov. 14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2009
The Huntington Theatre Company continues its 28th season - a season of American Stories - with Grammy Award winner, Broadway star, and pop icon Maureen McGovern's world premiere musical memoir A Long and Winding Road, conceived and written by Philip Himberg and Maureen McGovern and presented in cooperation with Arena Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2007
Ensemble Studio Theatre proudly announces the World Premiere of On The Way to Timbuktu, a new play written by and starring Petronia Paley, directed by Talvin Wilks. Performances begin December 6 as a limited engagement through December 21 only. Ensemble Studio Theatre
by Robert Diamond - Mar 8, 2009
Passage Theatre, Trenton's professional theater company, will pay tribute to Philadelphia's legendary blues singer and Oscar-nominated actress with two performances of Ethel Waters, His Eye Is On The Sparrow on Saturday, March 14 at 8pm and Sunday, March 15 at 3pm. Written by Larry Parr and starring Demetria Joyce Bailey, this production is being presented as part of Passage Theatre's 7th Annual Solo Flights Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2009
Passage Theatre, Trenton's premiere professional theater company, will present its 7th annual Solo Flights Festival March 5 through March 29, featuring one-person plays, music and dance at Trenton's historic Mill Hill Playhouse (Front and Montgomery Streets).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2010
Performance schedules for the three world-premiere Mentor Project plays have been announced by the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce St.), where the new plays STRAY by Ruth McKee, THE BELLE OF BELFAST by Nate Rufus Edelman and PATERNITY by Winter Miller will be performed this spring from March 16 to May 29.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2010
Performance dates, directors, initial casting and design team are set for the Cherry Lane Theatre's 12th annual Mentor Project - which includes the world-premiere of three plays by emerging writers: Ruth McKee's STRAY, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO) and mentored by David Henry Hwang, performing March 16th through March 27th; Nate Rufus Edelman's THE BELLE OF BELFAST, directed by Eric Tucker (CLOSER) and mentored by Charles Fuller, performing April 27th through May 8th; and Winter Miller's PATERNITY, mentored and directed by celebrated playwright Craig Lucas, performing May 18th through May 29th, all at the Cherry Lane Theatre Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street).
by Robert Diamond - Mar 14, 2009
7TH ANNUAL SOLO FLIGHTS FESTIVAL, Passage Theatre's popular festival of one-person shows runs Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays 8pm Sundays 3pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2006
Eartha Kitt's Cafe Carlyle show will be recorded by DRG Records for an October release date
by Eddie Varley - Jul 30, 2009
Broadway veteran Obba Babatundé will star as Sammy Davis, Jr. in the world premiere of Sammy.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2005
Robert Wright, whose musicals with George Forrest gave a Broadway voice to classical composers, passed away on July 27th at the age of 90
by Eddie Varley - Jul 29, 2009
Broadway veteran Obba Babatundé is set to star as Sammy Davis, Jr. in the world premiere of Sammy, Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto announced today. The new musical is based on the life of Davis with book, music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, and additional songs by Bricusse and Anthony Newley.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2008
On July 21, 2008, the IT Awards (New York Innovative Theatre Awards), the organization dedicated to celebrating Off-Off-Broadway, announced the 2008 nominees at a standing-room only event at 'Our Lady of Pompeii' located at 25 Carmine Street. The 2008 Nominees were selected from an adjudication pool of over 3,000 artists. Nominees include 127 individual artists, 47 different productions and 40 theatre companies.
by - Jan 9, 2010
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/9/2010.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2006
Melba Moore and American Idol finalist Diana DeGarmo will appear in the upcoming national tour of Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2006
Tom Aldredge, Danny Gurwin, Marcy Harriell and more will join Brian Stokes Mitchell and Marin Mazzie in the star-studded Encores! presentation of Kismet from February 9th through 12th
by Eddie Varley - Jan 24, 2009
Eartha Kitt passed after a long battle against colon cancer on Christmas Day, 2008 in Weston, Connecticut at the age of 81. To remember the musical superstar, Broadway Beat assembled a collection of video segments they had filmed with the entertainment legend throught the years.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2007
Joanne Woodward, Paul Newman, Eartha Kitt, Charles Grodin and others to be announced will read classic, contemporary and humorous love poems in 'Come Be My Love….Love Spoken Here,' on Saturday February, 10, 8 p.m., at Westport Country Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2006
The Broadway by the Year series will showcase musicals from 1930, 1956, 1968 and 1978 in 2006, and other events will also be featured at Town Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2006
Elaine Stritch and Brian Stokes Mitchell will perform at the 2006 Nightlife Awards on February 6th, while other celebrities such as Michael Cerveris, Karen Ziemba, Marin Mazzie and William Finn will also appear
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2010
Bard SummerScape has announced its lineup for the 2010 festival season, which will be held at Bard College's campus in Annandale-on-Hudson, in New York. The festival runs from July 8 through August 22.
by Robert Diamond - Feb 28, 2009
Passage Theatre performs in the historic Mill Hill Playhouse an intimate 115-seat theater in the heart of downtown Trenton adjacent to the beautiful Mill Hill district. Security-guarded on-street parking is available on S. Montgomery St., Ernie Kovacs St., E. Front Street and in the Artworks parking lot.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Feb 26, 2010
Performance dates, directors, initial casting and design team are set for the Cherry Lane Theatre's 12th annual Mentor Project - which includes the world-premiere of three plays by emerging writers: Ruth McKee's STRAY, directed by Giovanna Sardelli (BENGAL TIGER AT THE BAGHDAD ZOO) and mentored by David Henry Hwang, performing March 16th through March 27th; Nate Rufus Edelman's THE BELLE OF BELFAST, directed by Eric Tucker (CLOSER) and mentored by Charles Fuller, performing April 27th through May 8th; and Winter Miller's PATERNITY, mentored and directed by celebrated playwright Craig Lucas, performing May 18th through May 29th, all at the Cherry Lane Theatre Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2007
Westport Country Playhouse has announced that Grammy, Emmy and three-time Tony Award nominee Eartha Kitt, and Tony Award winners Shuler Hensley and Cady Huffman will appear in the new Kander and Ebb musical, All About Us, which opens the Playhouse 2007 season, April 10 through April 28.
by Eddie Varley - Feb 20, 2009
Passage Theatre, Trenton's premiere professional theater company, will present its 7th annual Solo Flights Festival March 5 through March 29, featuring one-person plays, music and dance at Trenton's historic Mill Hill Playhouse (Front and Montgomery Streets).
by Eugene Lovendusky - Dec 4, 2007
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/5/2007.
by Walter McBride - Dec 27, 2008
Eartha Kitt passed after a long battle against colon cancer on Christmas Day, 2008 in Weston, Connecticut at the age of 81. To remember the musical superstar, BWW Photographer Walter McBride has assembled a collection of his favorite photos that he was honored to be able to take of the entertainment legend. BroadwayWorld.com is proud to share them with you in memory of the woman and talent that was Eartha Kitt.
by Robert Diamond - Dec 25, 2008
Star of stage and screen, Eartha Kitt has died at 81 of colon cancer according to her longtime publicist, Andrew Freedman.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2006
Tony Award-winner Melba Moore will star as Matron 'Mama' Morton in the national tour of Chicago for a number of performances
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2006
Eartha Kitt will star with Annie Golden and others in Mimi le Duck this fall at New World Stages and is also likely to appear in the Westport Country Playhouse's production of the Kander and Ebb musical All About Us
by Charlie Piane - Aug 14, 2009
Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Sammy, a new musical based on the life of Sammy Davis, Jr. with book, music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, and additional songs by Bricusse and Anthony Newley. Directed by Keith Glover with choreography by Keith Young and music supervision by Ian Fraser, Sammy will run in the Old Globe Theatre Sept. 19 - Nov. 8. Previews run from Sept. 19 - Oct. 1. Opening night is Oct. 2 at 8:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2005
Drury Lane Productions and veteran theatre owner Anthony DeSantis will introduce their new state-of-the-art theatre, Drury Lane Theatre Water Tower Place in May, 2005.