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Cherry Lane Theatre

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2019
Casting has been announced for the Menier Chocolate Factory's major revival of Sandy Wilson's The Boy Friend, directed by Matthew White and choreographed by Bill Deamer.
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2019
The Duggar family gets bigger and grows closer than ever before when COUNTING ON returns with new episodes on Tuesday, October 15 at 9pm ET/PT. With one pregnancy after the other, the brood is expecting not one, not two, but six new additions to the family. And their bonds are strengthened even more when tragedy strikes, and they lose their beloved Grandma Duggar.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
This Halloween, Director Mikey Mulhearn and Intimacy/Fight Director Celina Surniak transform the space beneath EverBar into an arena of death. Laced with opaque tarp, horrific acts of violence, and inspired by classic Hollywood horror films- Shakespeare on the Deck brings you closer than ever to one of the Bard's most experimental works.
by TV News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Los Angeles-based producer, composer, pianist, DJ, and vocalist Taylor McFerrin released the video for his song “Love and Distance,” off of his new album Love's Last Chance. Billboard praised “Love and Distance,” saying it “meets at the intersection of R&B, progressive jazz, funk and electronic music, and sonically, the track flawlessly exemplifies his take on this hybridization.” Love's Last Chance has also been praised by NPR, Exclaim!, Earmilk, Okayplayer, KEXP, All Music, Glide, The New York Times, Hypebeast, Paste, and Pitchfork who said the album “emotes nostalgic feelings over self-produced backdrops with the detectable influence of late-'80s UK soul... at times conveying the same moodiness as Dev Hynes' Blood Orange.” 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2019
Fraser Entertainment Group's AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY will be back at LA's Rockwell Table and Stage with another new cast of performers. The celebration of the show tune songfest will take place on Tuesday, September 10th at 8PM (doors open at 6:30).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the 2019 TRU Love Benefit: Follow Your Art, Fulfill Your Dreams, on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 12noon at Caroline's on Broadway, 1626 Broadway (between 49th & 50th Streets). Tickets start at $85 (show only, and two drinks). For additional information and ticket tier pricing, please visit https://truonline.org/events/2019-tru-love-benefit/.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019
With The Watsons currently running at the Menier and Fiddler on the Roof at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces further casting for Matthew White's revival of Sandy Wilson's The Boy Friend as the company begin rehearsals. Joining Jack Butterworth (Bobby van Husen), Janie Dee (Mme Dubonnet), Adrian Edmondson (Lord Brockhurst), Tiffany Graves (Hortense), Dylan Mason (Tony), Amara Okereke (Polly) and Issy van Randwyck (Lady Brockhurst) are Tom Bales (Alphonse), Ryan Carter (Pierre), Chloe Goodliffe (Nancy), Matthew Ives (Pépé), Bethany Huckle (Lolita), Emily Langham (Fay), Gabrielle Lewis-Dodson (Maisie), Annie Southall (Dulcie), Peter Nash (Marcel) and Robert Portal (Percival Brown). The production opens on 3 December, with previews from 22 November, and runs until 7 March 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
BroadwayWorld has just learned that Jenn Colella, original cast member of Come From Away, will depart the musical next month. Colella was Tony-nominated for her performance as 'Captain Beverly Bass.'
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 7, 2019
It's just her and the sky! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, original Come From Away cast member Jenn Colella is set to play her final performance as Captain Beverly Bass on November 10, 2019. To celebrate her incredible run, we're looking back at highlights from her journey with the show, from its out-of-town productions to opening night on Broadway and beyond. Check it all out!
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 5, 2019
The original stars of the cult musical PETE N KEELY are reuniting for a run of shows at Birdland. Here, Stephen Mosher talks to the stars about life after Pete N Keely and how it feels to sing together again.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a first-time ever NYC concert event featuring the songs from Taking My Turn! The score from the Outer Critics Circle Award-winning musical will be celebrated in what's sure to be an extraordinary and memorable evening. The concert will feature Brenda Braxton (Smokey Joe's Café, Chicago), Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll & Hyde, Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark), George Dvorsky (Scarlet Pimpernel, Passion), Nina Hennessey (Cats, Dreamgirls), Sally Mayes (She Loves Me, Closer Than Ever), Alan Wager (Beauty and the Beast), Andre Ward (Escape To Margaritaville, Rock of Ages), and  Karen Ziemba (Bullets Over Broadway, Chicago).
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Progressive rock icons Coheed and Cambria continue to create new career benchmarks for themselves. This is showcased in their recent partnership with Sixthman to create an immersive festival at sea that brings their audience closer than ever before in their 19-year history. The band plans to perform early songs and deep cuts that can rarely be heard, as well as bring their sci-fi concept, The Amory Wars, to life in several on-board installations. The band will also interact with fans in Q&A sessions and other scenarios. Joining the Coheed on this fantastic voyage is Taking Back Sunday, The Dear Hunter, Polyphia, Culture Abuse and others. More artists and activities will be added in the near future. The S.S. Neverender sets sail aboard the Norwegian Pearl on October 26-30, 2020 from Miami to Nassau, Bahamas.
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
Following three sold-out performances in 2019, celebrated singer-songwriter Sarah McLachlan will return to Wynn Las Vegas's Encore Theater in February 2020. For three nights only, Feb. 19-22, fans can enjoy “An Intimate Evening of Songs and Storytelling.” Tickets for the performances go on sale Friday, Dec. 7 at 10 a.m. PT.
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Multiplatinum award-winning Latin superstar Prince Royce announces the United States leg of his ALTER EGO Tour. The 40+ city run that kicks off in Seattle, Washington on March 4th, marks his largest-ever tour of the country, including stops at the AmericanAirlines Arena in Miami, The Forum in Los Angeles and Prudential Center in Newark as well as in other markets where Royce has never performed, such as Boise, Idaho; Portland, Oregon; and Minneapolis, Minnesota.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the initial line-up of featured performers for the 2019 TRU Love Benefit: Follow Your Art, Fulfill Your Dreams, honoring James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director of The York Theatre, and performer-producer Haley Swindal.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
New York City's Broadway's Supper Club, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Presents Singer, songwriter, and actress &MJTBCFUI 8JUIFST best known for originating the role of Shug Avery in The Color Purple on
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2019
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presents Grammy & Tony nominee; 'ELISABETH WITHERS; The Soul Of A Woman" as she ushers in a highly anticipated concert of musical theater gemstones. We know her as the sultry scene-stealer; 'Shug Avery' from the Grammy-winning musical The Color Purple on Broadway & the 'No Regrets' recording artist on E-One Records. However, this powerhouse singer/actress/songwriter has many more beautiful layers to her artistry. As a singer she has worked with LaChanze, Cher, Celine Dion, Jennifer Lopez and producer Henry Krieger just to name a few. Her warm alluring voice will capture your heart and send you on a musical journey. The journey to her role on Broadway to working with industry royalty Beatles' guitarist Sir Paul Mccartney.
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019
The ARTS at Marks Garage and the Open Home Performance Network present the Hawai?i state premiere of Indecent, the acclaimed 2017 Tony nominee for Best Play. Written by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel and directed by Lurana Donnels O'Malley, Indecent tells the true story of the play which featured the first same-sex kiss on Broadway in 1923, leading to the arrest of its entire Yiddish theatre troupe for obscenity.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), will host a conversation entitled 'Producing Theatre for an Ageless Audience', moderated by Linda Hartzell, SDC Foundation Trustee and Artistic Director Emerita of Seattle Children's Theatre, with luminary directors Mark Brokaw and Marcia Milgrom Dodge and playwright Timothy Allen McDonald on Monday May, 20, 2019 from 6:00-8:00 PM at SDC, 321 W. 44th St., Suite 804.
by TV Scoop - Jun 3, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of MARVEL'S AGENTS OF S.H.I.E.L.D., airing on ABC on Friday, June 21, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019
About to break the internet, GRAMMY® Award-winning R&B singer, songwriter, and artist Daniel Caesar surprises listeners everywhere with the release of his brand new full-length, CASE STUDY 01—arriving today.
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
 TLC's “Summer of Love” continues to turn up the heat with its red-hot 90 Day Fiancé franchise. First, fans will get an extra special dose of Pedro and Chantel in the first ever spinoff of the 90 Day franchise following an individual couple, THE FAMILY CHANTEL, premiering Monday, July 22 at 10pm ETPT. Then, on Sunday, August 4 at 8pm ETPT, BEFORE THE 90 DAYS, the series that broke 90 Day ratings records, returns for season three with international couples that are sure to captivate fans like never before.
by Stefani Chudnow - Jun 24, 2019
Lights up on Washington Heights! Until July 14th, you can witness Lin-Manuel Miranda's hugely successful musical, In The Heights, at Saugatuck Center for the Arts. In The Heights was a smash hit on Broadway, going on to win such awards as the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical and more.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2019
Come From Away is in its third year on Broadway! Meet the current cast of the musical below!
by Neil Shurley - Jul 26, 2019
'Viv was so much more than just the 'sidekick' who wandered in to Lucy's apartment in her housecoat'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2019
Stomping Ground Theatre Co., based in New York, will be making its St. Louis stage debut with a new musical revue with music and lyrics by Brett Kristofferson, entitled THIS VERY MOMEMT! The show will be presented August 2nd and 3rd at 8:00pm at Fontbonne University Fine Arts Theatre, 6800 Wydown Boulevard.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
Keeping the comedy going this summer at Cape May Stage is Sidekicked, a new comedy by Kim Powers, a two-time Emmy Winner, directed by Roy Steinberg and starring Sally Mayes, an award winning Broadway veteran, as Vivian Vance that runs August 7th-September 20th, Tuesday-Sunday at 8:00 PM.
by TV News Desk - Jul 11, 2019
Today, Los Angeles-based producer, composer, pianist, DJ, and vocalist Taylor McFerrin announced his new album Love's Last Chance (out August 16th via AWAL). The first single “Now That You Need Me” launched today.
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
ARIA-certified Australian metalcore trailblazers THE AMITY AFFLICTION — Joel Birch [vocals], Ahren Stringer [vocals, bass], Dan Brown [lead guitar], and Jon Longobardi [drums]— have announced their new album Everyone Loves You… Once You Leave Them. The album arrives February 21 and will be the band's Pure Noise Records debut.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Following nearly five years starring in Broadway's Tony Award­-winning smash-hit musical, Come From Away, in a performance that garnered her Outer Critics Circle and Drama Desk Awards and a Tony Award nomination, Jenn Colella will make her Feinstein's at the Nikko debut on Friday, February 28 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, February 29 (8 p.m.). In this intimate evening, Jenn will share songs and stories from her journey as a stand-up comedian to the lead singer of a rock band and, ultimately, her career on Broadway and Off-Broadway, weaving a tapestry of musical theatre, pop and rock n' roll. Tickets range in price from $45-$65 and are available now by calling 866-663-1063 or visiting www.feinsteinssf.com. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
One of the longest-running musical partnerships in Broadway history, lyricist and director Richard Maltby, Jr. and composer David Shire, will be honored, along with a diverse group of 17 other outstanding artists, at the 35th Annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 9 at Gotham Comedy Club (208 West 23rd Street). As is the Bistro Awards tradition, the evening will feature performances by the winners.
by TV News Desk - Jan 30, 2020
One of the longest-running musical partnerships in Broadway history, lyricist and director Richard Maltby, Jr. and composer David Shire, will be honored, along with a diverse group of 17 other outstanding artists, at the 35th Annual Bistro Awards on Monday, March 9 at Gotham Comedy Club, 208 W. 23rd St.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Back by popular demand, Neil Berg brings his company of extraordinary Broadway stars to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall with an ALL NEW show to light up the night. It's an evening of 'Broadway Heaven' with music from shows from every era, including: Dear Evan Hansen, Phantom of the Opera, South Pacific, Wicked, Man of La Mancha and many more audience favorites. Don't miss Neil Berg's 111 Years of Broadway on Wednesday, February 19 at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Lyricist and director Richard Maltby, Jr. and composer David Shire will be honored at the 35th annual Bistro Awards where they will be receiving the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award, the Bistro Award's highest honor, for their more than 50 years of musical accomplishments.
by TV News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
The Hollywood Foreign Press Association (HFPA) and dick clark productions (dcp) today announced that they will once again partner with Facebook Inc. for “HFPA Presents Globes Red Carpet Live,” the official red carpet pre-show for the “77th Annual Golden Globe Awards.” The partnership between HFPA, dcp and Facebook, now in its third year, kicked off with a global livestream of the show's nominations announcement, bringing the Facebook and Instagram communities closer than ever to Hollywood's Party of the Year®.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2020
With the critically acclaimed production of The Boy Friend currently running at the theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announce the forthcoming two productions a?" the European première of Paula Vogel's Tony Award-winning play Indecent, directed by Rebecca Taichman; and Alan Bennett's Habeas Corpus directed by Patrick Marber, who returns to the Menier following his smash-hit production of Tom Stoppard's Travesties.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents a first-time ever NYC concert event featuring the songs from the musical Taking My Turn.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020
Today, Feinstein's at the Nikko announced additional performances for its winter line-up of concerts at San Francisco's most intimate nightclub. Tickets for all shows are on-sale now by visiting www.feinsteinssf.com or calling 866-663-1063. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2020
The MAC (Milford Arts Council) and Pantochino Productions announce a very special Nite Spot Night event on March 7th at 8pm. The MAC, located at 40 Railroad Avenue South in downtown Milford CT, will be hosting Broadway's two time Tony nominated Sally Mayes.
by Brady Schwind - Feb 5, 2020
JOE ICONIS AND FAMILY at Lincoln Center's American Songbook at The Appel Room
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
With Seth's Big Fat Broadway Vacations, you can cruise the seven seas with Broadway favorites Jenn Colella, Jason Danieley and LaChanze, who will join in on the fun to Bermuda and Newport (July 12 - 19, 2020). The Caribbean is calling on this Bermuda and Newport voyage, round trip from New York aboard the incredible Celebrity Summit. Seth and company have some incredible events and exclusive Broadway shows in store!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) welcomes Broadway sensation, composer Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), who joins Jekyll and Hyde revival star and American Idol finalist Constantine Maroulis and the star-studded cast of the 2019 TRU Love Benefit: Follow Your Art, Fulfill Your Dreams, honoring York Theatre Producing Artistic Director James Morgan and multi-talented stage, screen and concert performer and producer Haley Swindal.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
NextStop Theatre has announced the creation of the 'Front Row to History' Initiative, which will provide free, front-row tickets for local high school students to see THE MOUNTAINTOP, a play about Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019
Today, Los Angeles-based producer, composer, pianist, DJ, and vocalist Taylor McFerrin released his new single “Love and Distance.” Okayplayer praised the track, calling it “tender and warbled... [falling] square between Kool & The Gang's astral-plaining 'Summer Madness' and the half-muted heartbreak of Slum Village's 'Fall in Love.'” “Love and Distance” is taken from McFerrin's new album Love's Last Chance, which is out on August 16th via AWAL.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019
With The Bridges of Madison County currently running at the Menier and Fiddler on the Roof playing at the Playhouse Theatre, the Menier Chocolate Factory today announces a major revival of Sandy Wilson's The Boy Friend running at the theatre over Christmas, directed by Matthew White. The production opens on 3 December, with previews from 22 November, and runs until 7 March 2020. Booking opens for supporters of the Menier today a?" 30 August, with public booking on 9 September at 9am.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019
Closing out Series 2, Shakes on the Deck promises to deliver a Titus like no other. Inspired by Classic Hollywood Horror and remaining true to their communally immersive aesthetic- the company will present the show in an exclusive 4 performance run beginning on Halloween night. Casting to be announced at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019
This past Wednesday, Shakes on the Deck announced Series 3 during their one year anniversary celebration- and they have a lot to celebrate. The company announced a new era that begins with the closing show of Series 2, Titus Andronicus. An era that will be bigger, better, and evolved- while staying true to the company's unique aesthetic and eclectic home, The Kimpton Everly Hotel.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO's 2019 Summer Season will be highlighted by stand-out performances from Broadway's best and distinguished stars of film and television, including Jenn Colella, star of Tony-winning Come From Away, Charles Shaughnessy, best known as Maxwell Sheffield on TV's The Nanny and Ace Young of American Idol fame.
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