Theatre Information

Ambassador Theatre (New York, NY)
219 W. 49th St.
Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk is a musical that debuted Off-Broadway at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater in 1995 and moved to Broadway in 1996. The show was conceived and directed by George C. Wolfe, and featured music by Daryl Waters, Zane Mark and Ann Duquesnay; lyrics by Reg E. Gaines, George C. Wolfe and Ann Duquesnay; and a book by Reg E. Gaines.



Reg Rogers to Lead New Translation of Ibsen's AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, October 6-October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD Extends at Berkeley Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Due to an overwhelming demand, Berkeley Rep has announced that the world premiere musical of Ain't Too Proud-The Life and Times of The Temptations will extend for two additional weeks. Originally scheduled to close on October 8, the popular musical will now run through Sunday, October 22. (more...)

August Wilson's GEM OF THE OCEAN Comes to South Coast Repertory
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

August Wilson's Gem of the Ocean will continue South Coast Repertory's 2017-18 season. With quiet power and undeniable beauty, Gem of the Ocean transports audiences to 1904 Pittsburgh and tells a story that mixes legends from the past with notes of hope for the future. Kent Gash will direct Gem of the Ocean on the Segerstrom Stage, Oct 14-Nov. 11, 2017. Tickets are available at www.scr.org. (more...)

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Adds Thursday Matinees Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Curvy Widow, the new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), is currently playing at the Westside Theatre and has announced that beginning October 2, 2017, their schedule will change to include a Thursday matinee. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, James Monroe Iglehart, Savion Glover, Alvin Ailey and More Set for NJPAC@20: FRIENDS IN CONCERT!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

Symphonic music, tap, R&B, modern dance, American Song and all that jazz, performed by an array of artists beloved by audiences around the world, will be experienced for one night only in "NJPAC@20: Friends in Concert!" today, Sept. 23 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). This special occasion at 7 p.m. in Prudential Hall celebrates the Arts Center's 20th anniversary season (2017-18). (more...)

See Alvin Ailey, Michael Feinstein, and More in 'NJPAC@20: Friends in Concert!'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Symphonic music, tap, R&B, modern dance, American Song and all that jazz, performed by an array of artists beloved by audiences around the world, will be experienced for one night only in NJPAC@20: Friends in Concert! on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). (more...)

BWW Interview: Meet Broadway's Top Legal Eagle, Mark Sendroff
by Robert Diamond - Sep 15, 2017

Billy Flynn might get all the attention, but Broadway's real, go-to man of the law is Mark Sendroff. (more...)

Dule Hill, Daniel J. Watts to Star in LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE World Premiere at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Fear the Walking Dead star and Philadelphia native Colman Domingo partners with nationally-acclaimed theatre-maker Patricia McGregor to co-author Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole, a surprising and unsettling exploration of race and the American Dream. McGregor will also direct. (more...)

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Extends Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Curvy Widow, the new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), currently playing at the Westside Theatre, has announced that tickets are now on sale through December 31, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: LOTUS at The Kennedy Center
by Hannah Landsberger - Oct 9, 2017

It's a real shame that you can't buy a ticket to a performance of Lotus, an exhilarating night of tap dancing and jazz excellence. That's because the performance was a one-night only, sold out performance full of incredible tap dance and music. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Baakari Wilder
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 6, 2017

Today's subject Baakari Wilder will be living his theatre life this Saturday evening onstage at the Kennedy Center as part of LOTUS, a tribute to the art of tap dancing. (more...)

Reg Rogers-Led AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Begins Tonight at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, tonight, October 6, through October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, October 12. (more...)

Greenway Arts Alliance Announces Casting For THE COLOR PURPLE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2018

Greenway Arts Alliance (Whitney Weston and Pierson Blaetz, Co-Founders and Co-Artistic Directors) announced the cast and creative team for the THE COLOR PURPLE, which will play at the Greenway Court Theatre (544 N. Fairfax Avenue, Los Angeles). Performances run from November 9 through December 9 with the official press opening on Saturday, November 10. The Tony Award-winning musical features a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis and Stephen Bray. Directing and choreographing the cast of 15 is NAACP Theater Award-winner Jeffrey Polk (Smokey Joe's Cafe). (more...)

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Sets November Closing Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Curvy Widow, the new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), will close at the Westside Theatre on Sunday, November 5, 2017. (more...)

Penobscot Theatre to Ring in the New Year with Tribute to Three Divas
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2017

Penobscot Theatre Company will ring in the New Year with a special show celebrating the music of three rock-and-roll legends: I'm Your Diva Tonight: The Music of Whitney, Tina and Aretha will play for two performances only, 6:00 and 9:00 pm, at the Bangor Opera House. (more...)

Lillias White, John Tartaglia, and More Unite for BROADWAY TO THE RESCUE Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

On Saturday, October 14, 2017 at 7PM at The Montalban Theatre in the heart of Hollywood, one of the largest casts of Broadway stars ever assembled in Los Angeles will unite for a one night only event -Broadway to the Rescue: A Benefit for the Homeless. This one of a kind cast, with nearly 100 Broadway credits combined, will recreate and revive some of Broadway's greatest hits, many by the headliners that made them famous. (more...)

Reg Rogers-Led AN ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE Opens Tonight at Yale Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Yale Repertory Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen, newly translated from the Norwegian by Paul Walsh, directed by James Bundy, now through October 28 at Yale University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is tonight, October 12. (more...)

LIGHTS OUT: NAT 'KING' COLE, Starring Dule Hill, Begins Tonight at People's Light
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Fear the Walking Dead star and Philadelphia native Colman Domingo partners with nationally-acclaimed theatre-maker Patricia McGregor to co-author Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole, a surprising and unsettling exploration of race and the American Dream. McGregor will also direct. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 3, 2018
by - Nov 3, 2018

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Community College of Baltimore County presents DESTINATION BALTIMORE, 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Community College of Baltimore County presents the Footworks Percussive Dance Ensemble in the production of Destination: Baltimore, a two-set theatre performance in celebration of the music and dance at the roots of Baltimore's multicultural history. Destination: Baltimore will be performed at 2 p.m. on Dec. 9 at (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Appoints Director Of Marketing And Audience Development
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2018

Katharine L. Mussio has joined Westport Country Playhouse as director of marketing and audience development, leading the historic theater's marketing, public relations, communications, and audience development efforts for its season productions and programs.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Tap Dancer/Musician Omar Edwards at MINTONS PLAYHOUSE on 12/2
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 22, 2017

Tap Dancer/Musician, Broadway's Omar Edwards, will be bringing his special brand of music (Music from my heart and soul, rather heart and sole) to the legendary MINTON'S Playhouse as part of the Harlem Late Night Jazz Series on Saturday, 12/2. (more...)

Deborah Grace Winer Celebrates Barbara Cook At 54 Below Featuring Karen Ziemba, Rebecca Luker, and More
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Deborah Grace Winer continues her 3-part Feinstein's/54 Below series of jewel box revues celebrating the Classic American Songbook with its season finale on Sunday, June 17th, TILL THERE WAS YOU: A CELEBRATION OF Barbara Cook with Musical Direction by Mark Hummel and direction by Mark Waldrop. Ms. Winer will host a glittering parade of Broadway divas including Tony Award winner Karen Ziemba; Tony nominees Christine Andreas, Rebecca Luker and Christiane Noll; Linda Purl, Aisha de Haas, Natalie Douglas and K.T. Sullivan, who will raise their voices in celebration of Barbara Cook, one of the greatest interpreters of the American Songbook. (more...)

Vickilyn Reynolds Stars in HATTIE MCDANIEL...WHAT I NEED YOU TO KNOW!
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

Rich-Rey Productions LLC has announced the Bay Area Premiere of HATTIE MCDANIEL…WHAT I NEED YOU TO KNOW!starring Vickilyn Reynolds as Hattie McDaniel, the trailblazing Gone with the Wind Academy Award-winner. HATTIE MCDANIEL… will perform from June 21 - 24, 2018 at the Cowell Theatre located within the Fort Mason Center for Arts and Culture (2 Marina Blvd, Landmark Building C, Suite 260, San Francisco, CA 94123). (more...)

SPEAK: Tap & Kathak Unite With Michelle Dorrance, Rina Mehta & More At The Broad Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Indian Kathak dance and American Tap dance are continents and ages apart, yet they share parallel stories of struggle and perseverance.  They join forces in a unique and sensational collaboration - as The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage presents SPEAK: Tap & Kathak Unite, a program that brings together MacArthur Fellow Michelle Dorrance, Founders of Leela Institute for the Arts Rina Mehta and Rachna Nivas, and Broadway performer Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, for three performances only, March 22 - 24. (more...)

Downtown Urban Arts Festival Announces 2019 Artist Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

The Downtown Urban Arts Festival today announced its 2019 artist line-up for the 17th annual multi-disciplinary arts festival showcasing music, poetry, live theater and film. The five-week Downtown Urban Arts Festival performs April 11-May 18 at Joe's Pub, Nuyorican Poets Cafe, The Wild Project and Tribeca Film Center, respectively. (more...)

Omar Edwards Brings Unique Music to MIST/Harlem
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

Tap Dancer/Musician,Broadway's Omar Edwards and the K 360 Club, will be bringing his special brand of music (Music from my heart and soul, rather heart and sole) to the MIST/Harlem  as part of the Harlem Late Night Jazz Series on Friday, July 13, 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Nancy Opel in CURVY WIDOW Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello: Outman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), is currently playing at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Opening night is Thursday, August 3, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Begins Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), will play at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nancy Opel & CURVY WIDOW Company Prepare for Off Broadway!
by Walter McBride - Jul 19, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello; Cutman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), will play at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Performances for the open-ended engagement begin July 20 and opening night is set for August 3.  (more...)

The Art House Board of Trustees Hosts Summer Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Art House Board of Trustees with sponsorship from SILVERMAN, CoolVines and CarePoint Health, Morlees, and LQ Strategies cordially invite you to join us for a glamorous midsummer party honoring Tony-nominated writer, poet, educator and Jersey City native, Reg E. Gaines. The event will raise necessary funds for Art House's youth theater education programs, Stages! and Say Word?! Cocktails Under the Stars will feature specialty cocktails, wine & beer, performances, and hors d'oeuvres. (more...)

People's Light Announces Headliners for World Premiere of LIGHTS OUT: Nat 'King' Cole
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

People's Light is delighted to announce the headliners for the upcoming world premiere of Lights Out: Nat 'King' Cole by Colman Domingo and Patricia McGregor, slated to open the Theatre's season in October 2017. Emmy-nominated actor Dule Hill (The West Wing) will play Cole, and Broadway regular Daniel J. Watts will appear as Sammy Davis, Jr. (more...)

Interview: Lucas 'Rico' Corrubia Talks Career in Broadway's Audio World, Stars from Michael Crawford to Liza Minnelli, Health Troubles & His Journey Back to Work
by Robert Diamond - Jul 14, 2017

Currently, Lucas is mostly staying at his home in Atlantic City recovering from severe complications he received from open heart surgery in January 2016. He suffered extensive injuries to his hands and feet, spent a total of 4 1/2 months in the cardiac ICU at Brigham and Women's hospital & various rehabs and has been unable to return work. He is anxiously waiting to work with new hand and finger prosthetics while continuing to get stronger every day...all this while keeping an amazingly positive attitude and having his wife Rebecca by his side. (more...)

Savion Glover and Leonardo Suarez Paz Join For TANGO, TAP and FIRE at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tony Award winning dancer, choreographer and director Savion Glover (Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk, Shuffle Along) and Grammy Award nominated, multi-talented tanguero Leonardo Suarez Paz (Forever Tango, Tango Argentino) bring years of friendship and collaboration to the stage of Feinstein's/54 Below with the best in Tango and Tap from Broadway and beyond. Savion's young and funk style and Suarez Paz's daring and new sound is a tour de force when combined with Latin Grammy Award nominated Cuartetango string quartet, bandoneon, tango dance and song that is sure to inspire passion and fire. (more...)

Tony Award-winner Savion Glover Comes to SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

Hailed by The New York Times as "the greatest tap dancer who has ever lived," Savion Glover brings his high energy and fancy footwork to the South Orange Performing Arts Center stage on May 19 at 8 p.m. in a very special evening. The OUT'KNiGHTz will be his percussion collaborators as he displays the singular talents that have brought him acclaim since childhood. This Tony Award-winning tap dancer, choreographer and producer is celebrating his 33rd year as a performing artist. (more...)

BWW Review: Savion Glover and Leonardo Suarez Paz Bring a Fiery Collaboration of Tango & Tap to Feinstein's/54 Below
by Melanie Votaw - Feb 22, 2018

Tap dancer Savion Glover (Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk, SHUFFLE ALONG) and tanguero Leonardo Suarez Paz (FOREVER TANGO, TANGO ARGENTINO) mixed tap dance and tango music at Feinstein's/54 Below on February 15. (more...)

Linda and Laura Benanti, Carmen Cusack, and More Headline 54 Below in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

This February, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Lorna Luft, David Yazbek, Broadway Loves Demi Lovato, and More Lead This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

This week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Tap Dance Superstar Savion Glover Set for the National Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Acclaimed dancer and choreographer Savion Glover launches the North American Tour of Savion Glover's All FuNKD' Up, The ConCert at Washington, D.C.'s National Theatre with performances on Friday, February 23 and Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 8pm. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, James Monroe Iglehart, Savion Glover, Alvin Ailey and More Set for NJPAC@20: FRIENDS IN CONCERT!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Symphonic music, tap, R&B, modern dance, American Song and all that jazz, performed by an array of artists beloved by audiences around the world, will be experienced for one night only in "NJPAC@20: Friends in Concert!" on Saturday, Sept. 23 at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC). This special occasion at 7 p.m. in Prudential Hall celebrates the Arts Center's 20th anniversary season (2017-18). (more...)

Nancy Opel and Bobby Goldman Explain How CURVY WINDOW Brings About Hope in a Witty Fashion
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello: Outman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), is currently playing at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Nancy Opel & Company Celebrate Opening Night of CURVY WIDOW
by Linda Lenzi - Aug 4, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello: Outman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), is currently playing at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night below! (more...)

40 Local Students to Join Savion Glover for 'A COLTRANE STORY'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017

For the second consecutive summer, Newark's own Savion Glover, the Tony Award-winning dancer and choreographer, assembled a cast of 40 talented New Jersey students for an original musical production based on the life of John ("Trane") Coltrane, the famed jazz saxophonist and composer. (more...)

CURVY WIDOW, Starring Nancy Opel, Opens Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello: Outman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), is currently playing at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Opening night is tonight, August 3, and BroadwayWorld has a look at the cast in action below! (more...)

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts Presents LOTUS: Tap Stars Reunite to Celebrate the Art Form
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

For one night only, October 7, 2017, six award-winning tap artists, connected through their Broadway background in Bring in 'Da Noise, Bring in 'Da Funk, reunite to celebrate their art form in the newly renovated Kennedy Center Terrace Theater. Featuring D.C. natives Joseph Webb and Baakari Wilder along with Omar Edwards, Dormeshia Sumbry-Edwards, Derick K. Grant, and Jason Samuels Smith, this unique performance is choreographed to honor the roots of tap dance, their predecessors, and each other, all to live jazz music by the Lafayette Harris Jr. Quintet. (more...)

Photo Flash: Alan Cumming Visits Nancy Opel and the Cast of CURVY WIDOW Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello: Outman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), opens tomorrow, August 3, at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). Alan Cumming recently stopped by a preview, and you can check out a photo of him with the company below! (more...)

VIDEO: CURVY WIDOW's Nancy Opel and Bobby Goldman Sip Cocktails on BROADWAY BARTENDER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

If you could have a drink with anyone in the theater world, who would it be? In this episode of Broadway Bartender, host Anthony Caporale welcomes playwright Bobby Goldman and actress Nancy Opel of Off-Broadway's Curvy Widow to the bar! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Nancy Opel in CURVY WIDOW Off-Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 10, 2017

Curvy Widow, a new musical comedy with a book by Bobby Goldman, music and lyrics by Drew Brody (Broadway: Oh Hello: Outman), and directed by Peter Flynn (Rhapsody in Seth; Two Rooms), is currently playing at the Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld has a first look at footage from the show below! (more...)

HAMILTON Costume Designer Paul Tazewell To Be Keynote Speaker At UCLA TFT's Design Showcase West
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2018

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT), one of the world's most prominent academic institutions for entertainment and performing arts education, announced today that distinguished costume designer Paul Tazewell will be the keynote speaker at the 16th annual Design Showcase West (DSW) on Saturday, June 2, 2018 at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Freud Playhouse. (more...)

The Lyric Stage Announces THE WIZ Cast And Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

A soulful retelling of L. Frank Baum's beloved The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, The Wiz combines fairy-tale glamour with street smarts to make a classic fantasy sparkle for today.  And our directors and choreographer will bring a blast of New Orleans Creole magic to this production!  Winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Score, The Wiz ingeniously mixes rock, gospel, soul, and jazz, and features hits like 'Ease on Down the Road,' 'A Brand New Day,' and 'Home.' (more...)

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