Dinah Was 1998

Opened: May 28, 1998
Closing: January 03, 1999

Dinah Was - 1998 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

Gramercy Theatre
127 East 23rd Street New York, NY

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Florida Repertory Theatre Fundraising Gala Raises Over $560,000
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 24, 2023

Over 250 guests gathered at the Caloosa Sound Convention Center April 1, 2023 to raise funds for, and to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of Florida Repertory Theatre. Thanks to generous sponsors, multiple matching donors, attendees, and long-distance supporters, Florida Rep's Silver Jubilee Gala Extravaganza raised more than $560,000.

Carole J. Bufford to Present NYC Debut of VINTAGE POP! at Birdland Theater in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2022

BIRDLAND THEATER will present acclaimed vocalist Carole J. Bufford in the New York debut of her concert “Vintage Pop!” for a special six-show run from Friday, December 9 through Sunday, December 11, with performances each night at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM.

Dee Dee Bridgewater & Charity Angél Dawson to Lead Industry Presentation of ELLA: AN AMERICAN MIRACLE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 25, 2022

ELLA: An American Miracle, a new musical written by Anna Deavere Smith (Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 and Notes From The Field) and featuring music from the Ella Fitzgerald songbook, is currently in development, with an upcoming work session held from August 25-September 21 to conclude with a private industry presentation.

Bristol School of Acting Announces New Season of Work at Tobacco Factory Theatres
by Stephi Wild - Jul 11, 2022

Bristol School of Acting has announced a complete season of theatre productions staged at Bristol's Tobacco Factory Theatres this autumn. 

Two Covid-Years In The Making! ASIASF/PALM SPRINGS Hosts It's 'Ribbon Cutting 2.0' And Officially Announces A Triumphant Return
by David Green - Feb 8, 2022

Two years after its record-breaking grand opening and subsequent COVID enforced shut-down, AsiaSF/Palm Springs (www.asiasf.com), is back! The SoCal branch of the storied San Francisco dinner theatre and cabaret featuring the world-famous transgender Ladies of AsiaSFwelcomed back its first paying customers earlier this year. Now, they’re ready to officially announce their full return. The “Ribbon Cutting 2.0” will take place tomorrow – Wednesday, February 9 at 5pm – at 1555 South Palm Canyon Drive.  Palm Springs Mayor Lisa Middleton and representatives from The Palm Springs Chamber of Commerce will officiate. Proof of full vaccination is required for all employees, guests and entertainers and masks are required for entry and when guests are not actively eating or drinking.

Broadway Producer Martin Markinson Has Died at 89
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 11, 2021

Martin Markinson, one of the leading Broadway producers and independent theatre owners of the past 50 years, died on Thursday, January 7th at his home in Santa Fe, New Mexico surrounded by love. He was 89 years old.

National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene Presents FOLKSBIENE LIVE!: WELCOME TO OUR SUKE/SUKKAH
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 15, 2020

This October, National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (Folksbiene)-led by Zalmen Mlotek, Artistic Director, and Dominick Balletta, Executive Director-presents Folksbiene! LIVE: 'Welcome to Our Suke/Sukkah', a four-day festival of family-friendly performances during Chol Hamoed (the intermediary days of Sukkos) from October 5th to 8th.

Birdland Releases Decemeber Schedule
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2019

Birdland's December 2019 schedule will feature The Joe Lovano Nonet, Stacey Kent, Monty Alexander, A Swinging Birdland Christmas, Freddy Cole Quartet, Gunhild Carling, Julius Rodriguez, Veronica Swift Holiday Show, 'Season's Swingin' Greetings!a??, Marta Sanchez Quintet, Darius de Haas, Marilyn Maye New Years Eve Extravaganza, The Lineup with Susie Mosher, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and MORE!

BEHIND THE SHEET Extends Again At Ensemble Studio Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 5, 2019

Ensemble Studio Theatre (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Sarah McLellan, Executive Director) and The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) announced today a second extension for the World Premiere of Behind the Sheet, written by Charly Evon Simpson (Jump) and directed by Colette Robert (Mary's Wedding). Part of the EST/Sloan Science & Technology Project (Graeme Gillis, Program Director; Linsay Firman, Associate Director), Behind the Sheet began previews at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019) on January 9, 2019, and opened January 17. Originally set to close on February 3, the play will now run through February 17, 2019.

January Events At City Winery Chicago
by Tori Hartshorn - Jan 3, 2019

The following are acts performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, in January. Please consider including in your upcoming calendar and cultural listings. All City Winery Chicago events are open to all ages and start at 8:00 p.m., unless otherwise noted. Tickets can be purchased by calling 312-733-WINE (9463) or by visiting www.citywinery.com/chicago.

Jeff Macauley Brings Cabaret Show to Pangea
by Julie Musbach - Nov 15, 2018

During the 1940s and '50s, composer and jazz pianist Bobby Troup was getting his kicks writing songs like the classic "Route 66." Over that same period, Scotty Bowers was getting his kicks as "Hollywood's Gentleman Hustler" and Los Angeles' legendary "Pimp to the Stars." Now, New York-based cabaret star JEFF MACAULEY, who for three consecutive years (2016-2018) has been nominated for the MAC Award as "Best Male Vocalist," is connecting the stories of these two men and performing the best of the Bobby Troup Songbook in his new show: WHERE DID THE GENTLEMAN GO? THE SONGS OF BOBBY TROUP & THE LIFE OF SCOTTY BOWERS.

MAC Award-Nominee JEFF MACAULEY Opens New Show--WHERE DID THE GENTLEMAN GO?--At Pangea, 9/14 at 7 pm
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

During the 1940s and '50s, composer and jazz pianist Bobby Troup was getting his kicks writing songs like the classic "Route 66." Over that same period, Scotty Bowers was getting his kicks as "Hollywood's Gentleman Hustler" and Los Angeles' legendary "Pimp to the Stars." Now, New York-based cabaret star JEFF MACAULEY, who for three consecutive years (2016-2018) has been nominated for the MAC Award as "Best Male Vocalist," is connecting the stories of these two men and performing the best of the Bobby Troup Songbook in his new show: WHERE DID THE GENTLEMAN GO? THE SONGS OF BOBBY TROUP & THE LIFE OF SCOTTY BOWERS. The four-show run will open at PANGEA, Downtown's Alternative Supper-Club (178 Second Avenue, between 11th & 12th Streets) today, September 14 at 7 pm.

COLLEGIATE THEATRICS: University of the South's Karissa Wheeler
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 11, 2018

Karissa Wheeler's senior year at The University of the South/Sewanee has only just started, but already she's caught up in the whirlwind of a typical – for her, especially – packed and rather crazy schedule, immersed in classes while moving into rehearsals for what may be the most demanding role in which she's ever been cast: Sally Bowles in the iconic Kander and Ebb musical, Cabaret, which is based on John Van Druten's play I Am A Camera, which in turn is inspired Christopher Isherwood's memoir (Goodbye to Berlin) of his years as a struggling young writer in the heady days of Weimar Germany.

'Where Did The Gentleman Go?' Brings The Songs Of Bobby Troup And The Life Of Scotty Bowers to Pnagea
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2018

This Friday, September 14th at 7:00pm at Pangea, Downtown's Alternative Supper-Club. Dinner is available before the show. Use "MAC" when you reserve online for a $5 discount here: https://m.bpt.me/event/3594715 Pangea is at 178 Second Avenue in the East Village, between 11th and 12th streets, NYC. Hope to see you there. Tex has written gorgeous arrangements for some lovely songs that aren't heard as often as they should be. And that Scotty is an interesting character who really got around. So, it'll be fun!

Kali Theatre Premieres SUNDOWNING This Autumn
by Marianka Swain - Sep 3, 2018

WHERE DID THE GENTLEMAN GO this September at Pangea
by Rebecca Russo - Aug 31, 2018

Friday, September 14th at 7:00pm at Pangea, Downtown's Alternative Supper-Club. Dinner is available before the show. Use "MAC" when you reserve online for a $5 discount here: https://m.bpt.me/event/3594715  Pangea is at 178 Second Avenue in the East Village, between 11th and 12th streets, NYC.

MAC Award-Nominee JEFF MACAULEY Opens New Show--WHERE DID THE GENTLEMAN GO?--At Pangea, 9/14 at 7 pm
by Stephen Hanks - Aug 16, 2018

During the 1940s and '50s, composer and jazz pianist Bobby Troup was getting his kicks writing songs like the classic "Route 66." Over that same period, Scotty Bowers was getting his kicks as "Hollywood's Gentleman Hustler" and Los Angeles' legendary "Pimp to the Stars." Now, New York-based cabaret star JEFF MACAULEY, who for three consecutive years (2016-2018) has been nominated for the MAC Award as "Best Male Vocalist," is connecting the stories of these two men and performing the best of the Bobby Troup Songbook in his new show: WHERE DID THE GENTLEMAN GO? THE SONGS OF BOBBY TROUP & THE LIFE OF SCOTTY BOWERS. The four-show run will open at PANGEA, Downtown's Alternative Supper-Club (178 Second Avenue, between 11th & 12th Streets) on Friday, September 14 at 7 pm.

Exclusive Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine- Jason Robert Brown
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Aug 6, 2018

BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny.

HOLLYWOOD PARTY: MOVIE SONGS 1928-1936 Comes to The Gardenia This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

We're goin' (WEST) Hollywood! HOLLYWOOD PARTY: MOVIE SONGS 1928-1936 Today, July 27th at 9:00pm at The Gardenia at 7066 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA. Come hear the songs from when the movies first learned to sing with the wonderful Shelly Markham at the piano. Reserve via your telephone at 323-467-7444. Dinner is served from 7:00pm-9:00pm. So, make a night of it! Hope I'll see all my West Coast buddies. 

HOLLYWOOD PARTY: MOVIE SONGS 1928-1936 Comes to The Gardenia This Month
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 6, 2018

We're goin' (WEST) Hollywood! HOLLYWOOD PARTY: MOVIE SONGS 1928-1936 Friday, July 27th at 9:00pm at The Gardenia at 7066 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, CA. Come hear the songs from when the movies first learned to sing with the wonderful Shelly Markham at the piano. Reserve via your telephone at 323-467-7444. Dinner is served from 7:00pm-9:00pm. So, make a night of it! Hope I'll see all my West Coast buddies. 

Porchlight Announces Cast And Crew For GYPSY, A MUSICAL FABLE Starring E. Faye Butler
by Julie Musbach - Jun 27, 2018

Porchlight Music Theatre's Mainstage 2018 - 2019 season launches with Gypsy, A Musical Fable, October 12 - November 25, at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street, with book by Arthur Laurents, music by Jule Styne and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim.

Dance Theatre Of Harlem Opens Tonight With MLK Commemoration
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 4, 2018

New York's beloved Dance Theatre of Harlem, under the artistic direction of Virginia Johnson, returns to NY City Center for its annual homecoming season tonight, April 4, the 50th Anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., with the annual Vision Gala, honoring dance legend Carmen de Lavallade and civil rights icon Xernona Clayton.

BWW Review: HIGH SOCIETY at Alex Theatre
by Cary Ginell - Feb 12, 2018

Cole Porter's 'High Society' sparkles with wit, glamour, and music in Musical Theatre Guild's concert version of the 1998 Broadway musical.

Dance Theatre of Harlem Commemorates MLK with 2018 New York City Center Season
by Julie Musbach - Feb 2, 2018

Following its critically acclaimed, successful 2017 spring season, New York's beloved Dance Theatre of Harlem, under the artistic direction of Virginia Johnson, will return to NY City Center for its annual homecoming season from April 4-7, 2018.

45th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards Announce Lifetime Achievement Awards
by Macon Prickett - Feb 1, 2018

The National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS) today proudly announced that Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes, stars of television, film and stage and Sid and Marty Krofft, two legendary television producers, will be honored with Lifetime Achievement Awards this year during the Daytime Emmy® Awards.  The Krofft Brothers will be celebrated at the 45th Daytime Creative Arts Emmy® Awards which will take place on Friday, April 27th, 2018, while Bill Hayes and Susan Seaforth Hayes will be celebrated on Sunday, April 29th, 2018 at the 45th Daytime Emmy® Awards.  Both presentations will take place at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium in Southern California.

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Dinah Was has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 1998.
Dinah Was has been nominated for the Performance (Obie Awards) for Yvette Freeman and the Performance (Obie Awards) for Adriane Lenox.
Dinah Was has won several awards. Yvette Freeman received a Performance Obie Award for her role in the show, as did Adriane Lenox. Both actresses were recognized for their outstanding performances in Dinah Was.

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