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by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011
Music-Theatre Group (Diane Wondisford, Producing Director) continues their 40th Anniversary celebration with this week's 'Music-Theatre Group Talk & Jam,' an exciting evening looking toward new works coming up this season and next, to take place on Saturday, October 1st at 10 Jay Street, 9th Floor in DUMBO at 7:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2011
The new musical A Letter to Harvey Milk, based on the short story by Lesléa Newman will enjoy an invite-only staged reading in New York on Monday, September 26 & Tuesday, September 27, 2011.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that The Liz Swados Project will be released on CD in stores and online Friday, October 2. The album is currently available on digital and streaming formats.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011
The new musical A Letter to Harvey Milk, based on the short story by Lesléa Newman will enjoy an invite-only staged reading in New York on Monday, September 26 & Tuesday, September 27, 2011.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 19, 2016
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, on Saturday 17 September opened the New2NY Series presentation of the new musical How to Be an American!, a political cabaret based on Plunkitt of Tammany Hall-A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics, adapted by T. Cat Ford(The Chaos Trade, Pow'r in the Blood).
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016
The limited engagement of How to Be an American! will play 10 performances only through September 25, 2016 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night was last night, September 18 at 7:00 p.m., and BroadwayWorld has photos from the curtain call and festivities below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2016
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, launches its 47th season in September with the return of the New2NY Series and the new musical How to Be an American!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, presents the New2NY Series presentation of the new musical How to Be an American!, a political cabaret based on Plunkitt of Tammany Hall-A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics, adapted by T. Cat Ford (The Chaos Trade, Pow'r in the Blood). The limited engagement of How to Be an American! will play 10 performances only, beginning tomorrow, September 17.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018
The Colony Theatre in Burbank has announced a four-performance engagement of Suburban Showgirl starring Palmer Davis from September 13-16. With musical direction by Ross Kalling, Suburban Showgirl is directed by multiple award-winner Cate Caplin.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced the complete cast for the New2NY Series presentation of the new musical How to Be an American!, a political cabaret based on Plunkitt of Tammany Hall-A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics, adapted by T. Cat Ford (The Chaos Trade, Pow'r in the Blood). Scroll down to meet the whole company!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced the complete cast for the New2NY Series presentation of the new musical How to Be an American!, a political cabaret based on Plunkitt of Tammany Hall-A Series of Very Plain Talks on Very Practical Politics, adapted by T. Cat Ford (The Chaos Trade, Pow'r in the Blood).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016
Lincoln Center's acclaimed American Songbook series returns for its 18th season of celebrating the best in American singing and songwriting. During February and March 2016, established and rising singers and singer-songwriters across a range of genres-Southern soul, bluegrass, folk, R&B, indie rock, pop, musical theater, and more-will take The Appel Room stage for concerts that explore the many iterations of American song. And in spring, American Songbook will return to Alice Tully Hall with two dynamic women whose artistry in two very different arenas demonstrates the expansive reach of American song embodied in the series.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011
As part of its 50th anniversary season, La MaMa will present the world-premiere of a new music theater work, 'The La MaMa Cantata' -- the text of which will be comprised of quotes from the theatre's late founder Ellen Stewart, and others' remembrances of her -- to be performed on what would have been her 92nd birthday on Monday, Nov. 7 and again the following day Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016
The latest installment of the Jersey City Theater Center (JCTC) Vanity Series, a that takes a fresh look at how our digitized online world is changing how we relate to each other, opens this week.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2020
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that The Liz Swados Project has been released on CD in stores and online today, Friday, October 2. The album was released on digital and streaming formats earlier this year.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2011
Music-Theatre Group (Diane Wondisford, Producing Director) continues their 40th Anniversary celebration with this week's 'Music-Theatre Group Talk & Jam,' an exciting evening looking toward new works coming up this season and next, to take place on Saturday, October 1st at 10 Jay Street, 9th Floor in DUMBO at 7:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2011
As part of its 50th anniversary season, La MaMa will present the world-premiere of a new music theater work, 'The La MaMa Cantata' -- the text of which will be comprised of quotes from the theatre's late founder Ellen Stewart, and others' remembrances of her -- to be performed on what would have been her 92nd birthday on Monday, Nov. 7 and again the following day Tuesday, Nov. 8 at the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2020
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and JOE's PUB will present a free virtual celebration of the new album The Liz Swados Project on Tuesday, November 24 at 8:00 PM Eastern. The event will feature several of the performers who appear on the album, offering singular musical performances and personal insights into Swados' work.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2020
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and JOE's PUB will present a free virtual celebration of the new album The Liz Swados Project tonight Tuesday, November 24 at 8:00 PM Eastern. The event will feature several of the performers who appear on the album, offering singular musical performances and personal insights into Swados' work.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
DESPERATE MEASURES, a musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry), will play New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), it was announced today by producers Pat Flicker Addiss and Mary Cosette. Following critical and audience acclaim at The New York Musical Festival and The York Theater Company, performances for the open-ended engagement begin May 30th and opening night is set for June 13th.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2012
Music-Theatre Group has announced a special interview with Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner, to be moderated by Thomas Schumacher (Producer and President, Disney Theatrical Group) on Thursday, June 7th at the Dimenna Center for Classical Music (450 W. 37th Street between 9th and 10th) at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that The Liz Swados Project is available on digital and streaming formats today, Friday, May 22. The Liz Swados Project - a newly-recorded tribute album to the visionary artist - features an epic tribe of diverse performers, composers and lyricists, who have been influenced and inspired by Swados.
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2020
On Friday, Ghostlight Records will release The Liz Swados Project, the newly-recorded tribute to the 4-time Tony nominated composer and lyricist Elizabeth Swados. Listen to Damon Daunno sing 'Isadora' from the album!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present staged readings of three new musicals.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2011
Music-Theatre Group has announced 'Hey, Mary': An Interview with Mary Rodgers (Griffin and the Minor Canon, Once Upon A Mattress, Hey, Love) moderated by her colleague and friend Thomas Schumacher (Producer and President, Disney Theatrical Group) about her music, her muses, and the fascinating world of musical theatre that she was born into and has helped shape. The not to be missed one-night only talk will take place on Monday, May 16th at 10 Jay Street, 9th Floor in DUMBO at 6:00 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2020
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that The Liz Swados Project will be available on digital and streaming formats on Friday, May 22. The Liz Swados Project - a newly-recorded tribute album to the visionary artist - features an epic tribe of diverse performers, composers and lyricists, who have been influenced and inspired by Swados.
by Beau Higgins - Mar 31, 2012
Reel Music is a sweeping journey through the heart of movies. Celebrate the songs that provided a soundtrack to the last century, with songs like 'MoonRiver,' 'Toot-Toot-Tootsie,' 'Fame,' 'Flashdance,' 'As Time Goes By,' and 'The Way We Were.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018
DESPERATE MEASURES, a musical comedy gone wild with music by David Friedman (Listen To My Heart), book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina), and directed by Bill Castellino (Cagney, Marry Harry), will play New World Stages (340 West 50th Street between 8th and 9th Avenues), it was announced today by producers Pat Flicker Addiss and Mary Cosette. Following critical and audience acclaim at The New York Musical Festival and The York Theater Company, performances for the open-ended engagement begin May 30th and opening night is set for June 13th.
by Beau Higgins - Mar 21, 2012
Reel Music is a sweeping journey through the heart of movies. Celebrate the songs that provided a soundtrack to the last century, with songs like 'MoonRiver,' 'Toot-Toot-Tootsie,' 'Fame,' 'Flashdance,' 'As Time Goes By,' and 'The Way We Were.'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2012
Music-Theatre Group previously announced a special interview with Diane Paulus and Randy Weiner, to be moderated by Thomas Schumacher (Producer and President, Disney Theatrical Group) tonight, June 7th at the Dimenna Center for Classical Music (450 W. 37th Street between 9th and 10th) at 7:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013
Thirty years after directing and choreographing the Odyssey Theatre's award-winning West Coast premiere, and following a wildly successful off-Broadway revival at the York Theatre last season, Bill Castellino reunites with musical director Gerald Sternbach to charm audiences with a revitalized, updated version of Ionescopade at the Odyssey Theatre, beginning May 31. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), as part of The York Theatre's Musical Theatre Training Program, and in association with Rosita Sarnoff andCraig Zehms, presents The Marymount Manhattan College Student Workshop Presentation of Nightclub Cantata  with music by Elizabeth Swados and words by Swados and David Avidan, Nazim Hikmet, Nancy Larrick, Isabella Leitner, Eve Merriam, Pablo Neruda, Frank O'Hara, Sylvia Plath, Muriel Rukeyser, and Delmore Schwartz, at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (619 Lexington Avenue, entrance on East 54th Street, just East of Lexington Avenue). 
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2011
Tickets are now on sale for the World Premiere production of DARK SISTERS, composed by Nico Muhly with libretto by Stephen Karam, conducted by Neal Goren, directed by Rebecca Taichman, and co-commissioned and co-produced by Gotham Chamber Opera, Music-Theatre Group and the Opera Company of Philadelphia. DARK SISTERS will premiere from November 9-19,2011 at the Gerald W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College, 899 Tenth Avenue, NYC. Tickets are $30-125 and are available at www.ticketcentral.com or by phone at 212-279-4200.
by Michael Dale - Jul 8, 2016
Encores! Off-Center brings back a 1978 musical inspired by interviews with runaway children.
by Michael Dale - Jan 6, 2016
She'll be best remembered for RUNAWAYS, but Elizabeth Swados' musical contributions to theatre are varied and extensive.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014
'East Towards Home' by Billy Yalowitz brings to life three generations of Jewish left-wing culture in New York City, combining tales of radical choreographers of the 1930's and 40's, texts and songs from Woody Guthrie, and first-person stories of the author's NYC Jewish left-wing childhood in the 1960's and 70's. With loose-limbed storytelling, visual projections, animation, modern dance and live music, it offers a personal and impassioned look at the culture and history of the American Jewish radical left-wing community at a time when this legacy is in danger of passing into obscurity. Theater for the New City will present the play's world premiere run January 16 to February 2, directed by David Schechter.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017
The York Theatre Company, announces the Off-Broadway premiere of the new musical Marry Harry, with book by Jennifer Robbins (Hudson River Blues) and music and lyrics by Dan Martin and Michael Biello (In My Body, The Cousins Grimm). Directed and choreographed by York favorite Bill Castellino (Cagney, Storyville), performances are set to begin Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. for a limited engagement through Sunday, May 21, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2011
Elizabeth Swados' new music theatre work THE LA MAMA CANTATA -- given its world-premiere for two performances in November -- returns by popular demand to the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) for two additional performances during the holiday season on December 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m., it has been announced by La MaMa's artistic director Mia Yoo.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2011
Elizabeth Swados' new music theatre work THE LA MAMA CANTATA -- given its world-premiere for two performances in November -- returns by popular demand to the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) for two additional performances during the holiday season on December 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m., it has been announced by La MaMa's artistic director Mia Yoo.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2013
'East Towards Home' by Billy Yalowitz brings to life three generations of Jewish left-wing culture in New York City, combining tales of radical choreographers of the 1930's and 40's, texts and songs from Woody Guthrie, and first-person stories of the author's NYC Jewish left-wing childhood in the 1960's and 70's. With loose-limbed storytelling, visual projections, animation, modern dance and live music, it offers a personal and impassioned look at the culture and history of the American Jewish radical left-wing community at a time when this legacy is in danger of passing into obscurity. Theater for the New City will present the play's world premiere run January 16 to February 2, directed by David Schechter.
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Dec 15, 2016
BroadwayWorld continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Doug Reside, Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division, The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts on: Political Satires in The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Theatre on highlights from 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017
The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, will present the staged reading of OMG...BROADWAY!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2016
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, launches its 47th season in September with the return of the New2NY Series and the new musical How to Be an American!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2018
The Colony Theatre in Burbank has announced a four-performance engagement of Suburban Showgirl starring Palmer Davis from September 13-16. With musical direction by Ross Kalling, Suburban Showgirl is directed by multiple award-winner Cate Caplin.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, has announced the cast and creative team of the New York premiere of the musical Desperate Measures, with book and lyrics by Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina) and music by David Friedman (Scandalous). 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017
The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Cecilia Lin and Hu Guo, has announced the first mainstage production of the 2017-2018 season: the New York premiere of the musical Desperate Measures.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013
Thirty years after directing and choreographing the Odyssey Theatre's award-winning West Coast premiere, and following a wildly successful Off Broadway revival at the York Theatre last season, Bill Castellino reunites with musical directorGerald Sternbach to charm audiences with a revitalized, updated version of Ionescopade at theOdyssey Theatre beginning May 31.