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Live For Five Lottery Announced For Will Arbery's HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING, Directed By Danya Taymor
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus) is, from now through Thursday, September 5, at noon, accepting entries for the Live for Five online lottery, giving out $5 tickets to the world premiere production of Heroes of the Fourth Turning, written by Will Arbery (Plano, Evanston Salt Costs Climbing) and directed by Danya Taymor (a?oeDaddy,a?? Pass Over). In Heroes of the Fourth Turning, four young conservatives have gathered at a backyard after-party in rural Wyoming.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2019
Celebrate Kristen Lee Sergeant's return to the Boston stage with her new DownBeat Editor's Pick album a?oeSmoldera?? at Berklee's Red Room @ Club 939, Thursday, October 10, 7 pm. Joining Sergeant will be special guest and Grammy winner Ted Nash, pianist Jeb Patton, and local heavy-hitters Robert Gullotti (drums) and Gregory Ryan (bass).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
Get a first look at Roundabout's new musical SCOTLAND, PA!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center has announced a one-night only live return of the new home party game You Don't Know My Life! The game was created by Dennis Hensley and Jeb Havens. Hensley is the creator of the Center's long-running cult comedy hit The MisMatch Game. You Don't Know My Life! will be played live at the Center's Renberg Theatre on Saturday, September 28, at 8pm.
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 20, 2019
Previews are underway for Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA , which opens officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Priceand choreographed by Josh Rhodes.
by Krista Garver - Sep 19, 2019
Premiere Recording of BEAU Set for 11/15 Release Featuring Jenn Colella, Mykal Kilgore and More; Plus Joe's Pub Release Concert 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Sony Masterworks Broadway will release the World Premiere Recording of Douglas Lyons and Ethan D. Pakchar's latest musical Beau digitally on October 25 and on CD November 15.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces preliminary casting and additional programming for the 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 24 and Friday, October 25, 2019 at New World Stages
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 24, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA opened officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019
On Monday October 28th, Musical Theatre Factory will present an album release concert of Lyons and Pakchar's latest musical Beau.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 23, 2019
Today's top stories: Scotland, PA officially opens tonight, and more!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Playwrights Horizons (Artistic Director Tim Sanford, Managing Director Leslie Marcus), responding to critical acclaim and popular demand, announces a one-week extension of the already extended world premiere production of Heroes of the Fourth Turning. The play, written by Will Arbery (Plano, Evanston Salt Costs Climbing) and directed by Danya Taymor (a?oeDaddy,a?? Pass Over) will now run through November 17 (twice extended from the initial closing date of October 27) at the Mainstage Theater at Playwrights Horizons (416 W 42nd St).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 21, 2019
Previews are underway for Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA , which opens officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.
Portland Stage Company Presents The World Premiere Of READ TO ME The 2018 Clauder Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Read to Me by Brendan Pelsue is open for reviewers Friday, October 25 at 7:30 pm. Read to Me is a poignant story about a child with a terminal illness who connects delicate moments in unusual ways. Discovering the mysterious a?oePostal Service,a?? he sends messages to the world and awaits a response. This poetic play, created through magical realism, reveals the quiet ways in which we connect.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019
Jazz all-stars salute one of their own a?" the late piano legend and influential music educator Harold Mabern a?" in Giants of Jazz 22 Honoring Harold Mabern, a concert celebration of his life and craft on Saturday, November 16 at 8 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Playwrights Horizons, responding to critical acclaim and popular demand, announces a two-week extension of the world premiere production of Heroes of the Fourth Turning.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
The 62nd annual Monterey Jazz Festival wrapped up Sunday, September 29, with fans from across California and the country descending on the Monterey County Fairgrounds for a weekend which featured nearly 130 performances and events. The Festival was filled with many performances that stretched across a wide range of the jazz world and beyond, while maintaining a holistic approach and commitment to showcasing jazz legends and household name musicians alongside newer and emerging artists.
BWW Review: Trump-Hating Conservatives Debate Right Wing Strategies in Will Arbery's HEROES OF THE FOURTH TURNING
by Michael Dale - Oct 10, 2019
The desire to see our current president out of office as soon as possible can be regarded as a bit of common ground between the five conservatives depicted on stage and the liberals who traditionally populate the vast majority of seats at non-profit Off-Broadway theatres. The ground most likely collapses, however, when it comes to how they regard the prospect of a Mike Pence presidency.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Where is the line? This is the central question of a trilogy of short plays to be workshopped at JBA Studios brand new Black Box Theatre (https://jebbeach.com) Nov 29th to December 1st, 2019.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 4, 2019
The jazz singer continues her climb to the heights of artistry and fame in a concert celebrating her new CD, including the great Ted Nash, and audiences were beside themselves with the musical feast to which they were treated.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) will conclude its critically acclaimed fall productions, The Rose Tattoo by Tennessee Williams, directed by Trip Cullman, and the new musical Scotland, PA featuring a book by Michael Mitnick and music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes, on Sunday, December 8.
by TV News Desk - Nov 23, 2019
Ocala, FL rock band A Day To Remember have unleashed their brand new single “Resentment”. The hard-hitting track is available to stream and download starting today. The band has also shared an official music video for the song, directed by Jeb Hardwick. Watch it below. “Resentment” is the second single A Day To Remember has shared from their forthcoming full length You're Welcome, expected in the coming months via Fueled By Ramen.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019
Obie Award winner Metropolitan Playhouse revives Robert Ardrey's THUNDER ROCK for a limited run from January 16 through February 9, 2020, at the Playhouse home: 220 E 4th Street. Artistic Director Alex Roe directs.
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2019
Netflix today announced Vikings: Valhalla, a new original series from creator Michael Hirst that continues the storytelling of his beloved epic Vikings saga.
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
The Town Hall today announced the inaugural Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact, the first major entertainment award to be named after a woman of color, honoring excellence at the intersection of arts and activism. The award, named after the celebrated actress, singer and activist Lena Horne, will recognize today's leading artists that are using their platform to promote awareness and create social change, and will be presented to the soon-to-be-announced recipient at an event at The Town Hall, a national historic landmark, in February 2020. The recipient of the Lena Horne Prize was selected by an advisory board that includes Lena Horne's daughter Gail Lumet Buckley, as well as an esteemed list of entertainers and philanthropists including Harry Belafonte, Billy Porter, Judy Collins, Deesha Dyer, Roxane Gay, Bob Santelli, Bruce Cohen, Jose Antonio Vargas, and more. The recipient will receive a $100,000 donation to be directed to a charity of their choice.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
The Town Hall today announced the inaugural Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact, the first major entertainment award to be named after a woman of color, honoring excellence at the intersection of arts and activism. The award, named after the celebrated actress, singer and activist Lena Horne, will recognize today's leading artists that are using their platform to promote awareness and create social change, and will be presented to the soon-to-be-announced recipient at an event at The Town Hall, a national historic landmark, in February 2020.
Photo Flash: Jenn Colella and More Performed at Joe's Pub for Sold-Out Album Release Concert of BEAU
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Last month at Joe's Pub, The Musical Theatre Factory presented a sold-out album release concert of Beau, Douglas Lyons and Ethan D. Pakchar's thrilling new musical. The evening was a celebration of the world premiere album, recently released on Sony Masterworks Broadway.
by Jerri Shafer - Nov 1, 2019
Eight famous women from different time periods meet as representatives of the women's ward of an asylum in 1938. Besides their usual meeting concerns, their new focus is on ways they can show their strength over the men's ward. This dark comedy in one act showcases these strong and diverse women trapped in an absurd situation. Proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood. Chamber Music performs November 1st thru November 9th, 2019, at MadLab, 227 N 3rd St. Columbus, OH 43215.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Nationally acclaimed new play development theatre, Southern Rep, finds itself in a heartbreaking situation. Ticket sales and mainstage subscriptions are at an all-time high. Arts education programming is thriving. Audiences are raving about the work and the company's new venue, the former St. Rose de Lima Church on Bayou Road. And still, Southern Rep finds itself in an urgent financial crisis as it navigates the expenses of moving into their new home.
by Stage Tube - Mar 30, 2020
Broadway Veteran Jeb Brown, (Spiderman, Beautiful) sings 'By Your Side' in the fifth episode of Douglas Lyons and Ethan D. Pakchar's 'Beau Quarantined Concerts'. Beau tells the story of musician Ace Baker, who at 12 discovered the grandfather his mother intended to keep a secret; a man who changed Ace's life forever by putting a guitar in his hand, and self-love in his heart.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2020
Due to the impact of the current health crisis, 59E59 Theaters and The Civilians will postpone the upcoming NYC premiere of WHISPER HOUSE. The production was rescheduled to begin performances on April 1, after the pandemic shuttered 59E59 Theaters on March 12, the day previews were to begin.
by Stage Tube - Mar 19, 2020
Written by Grammy and Tony winner Duncan Sheik (Spring Awakening, American Psycho) and Tony-nominated and Obie winner Kyle Jarrow (Spongebob Squarepants, The Broadway Musical, The Wildness) and directed by The Civilians' Artistic Director Steve Cosson, Whisper House combines a lush original score with a haunting story of loss, love, and forgiveness.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
Peter and Will Anderson - the identical twins and Juilliard graduates shine the spotlight on Duke Ellington & Louis Armstrong, featuring an engaging video presentation, entertaining narration, and performances from the all-star jazz sextet.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
Jonathan Ritter ('Wicked,' 'Finding Neverland,' and 'Sweet Charity') portrays Harvey Milk in HERE TO RECRUIT YOU, a new play with music highlighting the little-known theatrical career of the gay political icon. Prior to becoming California's first openly-gay elected official, Harvey Milk lived - and loved - among a group of downtown bohemian artists on the verge of re-defining the Broadway musical. It was a time (the 1960s) and place (New York City) that informed his politics and inspired his activism. Beginning in 1964, HERE TO RECRUIT YOU chronicles Milk's quest to find love, success, and a purpose in life as he transitions from Wall Street businessman to Broadway producer and, finally, to a celebrated politician whose life was cut short by an assassin's bullet.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019
Adirondack Theatre Festival Producing Artistic Director, Chad Rabinovitz, announces the fourth and final show of the season, Beau, by Douglas Lyons & Ethan D. Pakchar. The show runs August 3 - 9, 2019 at the Charles R. Wood Theater in Downtown Glens Falls, NY. The leading professional theatre in the Capital Region, ATF wraps up a successful 25th season with Beau at the Charles R. Wood Theater.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2019
Today's top stories: Get a first listen to The Prince of Egypt in an all new video, read about the new Disney shows soon available for licensing, and more!
by TV - Press Previews - Jul 15, 2019
Just last week, Gwon previewed some of the new songs at Green Room 42, featuring cast member Taylor Iman Jones, plus Dave Thomas Brown, Arielle Jacobs, Jessica Vosk, Bonnie Milligan, Ben Fankhauser, Deborah S. Craig, Raymond J. Lee, Sarah Lynn Marion, Destinee Rea, and Sevan Greene. Watch below as they sing 'Why I Love Football,' 'What We've Got,' and Clairvoyant.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020
59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) will welcome the New York premiere of WHISPER HOUSE, music & lyrics by Duncan Sheik, book & lyrics by Kyle Jarrow, with direction by Steve Cosson and music direction by Wiley Deweese.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 12, 2020
Today is truly one fine day because it is the sixth anniversary of the hit musical Beautiful opening at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the cast and creative team feeling the earth move on the show's opening night! Check out the video to see Jessie Mueller, Anika Larsen, Jarrod Spector, and more celebrating the special night!
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
The Town Hall today revealed the first group of names slated to perform at the inaugural Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact event in New York City on Friday, February 28, 2020. The line-up includes Grammy-winning singer Leon Bridges, Grammy-nominated recording artist Rapsody, Grammy-nominated R&B singer Andra Day, and Grammy-nominated rapper BJ The Chicago Kid. The Town Hall also announced that activist Martin Luther King III will take the stage to pay tribute to The Lena Horne Prize and its focus on the intersection of arts and activism. See full list of names announced to participate below.
by TV News Desk - Feb 11, 2020
Ms. Cynthia Scott, the award-winning jazz, blues, R&B and gospel vocalist, whose voice lit up the stage with the iconic hitmaker Ray Charles, has a new single out especially for Valentines' Day called “SWEET VALENTINE”.
by Chris Struck - Dec 8, 2019
Prepare yourself for more good things to be said about the Anderson Brothers. The twins took on Cole Porter this time for a fun show combining historic facts with numbers written by the 'millionaire, Episcopalian, born in Peru, Indiana' The Anderson Brothers created a unique atmosphere for their show by deviating between instrumental-only music and songs performed alongside singer, Yaala Ballin.
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
The Town Hall today announced that GRAMMY Award-winning singer/songwriter and visual artist Solange Knowles will be the first-ever recipient of the Lena Horne Prize for Artists Creating Social Impact, the first major entertainment award to be named after a woman of color, honoring excellence at the intersection of arts and activism. Knowles will be honored at a special event which will be held at The Town Hall in New York City on Friday, February 28, 2020 during which she will receive $100,000, which will be directed to Project Row Houses, a Houston-based nonprofit organization dedicated to empowering people and enriching communities through engagement, art and direct action. The organization, founded in 1993, is a catalyst for transforming community through the celebration of art and African-American history and culture.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Composing team Douglas Lyons (Beautiful) and Ethan D. Pakchar's latest musical, Beau, opened on August 3rd at The Adirondack Theatre Festival; now running through August 9th. Directed by Michael Wilson (A Trip to Bountiful) the ATF company stars Matt Rodin and Jeb Brown (Beautiful), featuring Amelia Cormack (Kinky Boots Tour), Marlene Ginader (Once Tour), Olivia Griffin, Max Sangerman (Smokey Joe's Cafe), and Jeremy Sevelovitz (Chasing The Song).
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Jeb Loy Nichols, the UK-based, Wyoming-born artist and songsmith, has been putting out his own singular brand of smoky retro soul for over two decades, gathering a fervent cult following along the way. Nichols, backed by his touring band, the Westwood All-Stars, will release a new studio album, JUNE IS SHORT, JULY IS LONG, on October 4th on Compass Records.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
A six-time JazzTimes Readers Poll winner, the 62nd Monterey Jazz Festival, September 27-29, will feature another a?oejaw-dropping line-upa?? of nearly 130 performances from iconic and emerging jazz artists, educational events, conversations, films, and exhibits on eight stages. MJF62 tickets are available at www.montereyjazzfestival.org.
by TV News Desk - Aug 2, 2019
Daveed Diggs and Wyatt Russell have joined Showtime's limited series drama set in pre-Civil War America, Good Lord Bird, according to The Hollywood Reporter. They join a cast that includes Ethan Hawke and Joshua Johnson-Lionel.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
The cast and crew of Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA are in rehearsals now!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 14, 2019
This week, the cast and crew of Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA met the press!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Playwrights Horizons continues its 2019/20 season of works from groundbreaking playwrights pushing their singular styles to new heights with Heroes of the Fourth Turning, written by Will Arbery