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Radiant Baby - 2003 - Off-Broadway Tickets, News, Info & More

Based on the book Keith Haring: The Authorized Biography by John Gruen

Musical about the life of artist Keith Haring.

Public Theater [Newman Theater]


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(New York, NY)
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by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Sep 9, 2021
North Carolina Theatre announced today that the leading role of “Billie Holiday” in their upcoming production of Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar and Grill will be performed by Angela Robinson, directed by Jarvis Antonio Green.  
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021
Broadway Records announced today the release of THE RAINBOW LULLABY, the world’s first LGBTQ lullaby album. Conceived by Ryan Bauer-Walsh, the recording includes songs by fifteen LGBTQIA+ writers including Bauer-Walsh, Marc Shaiman (Hairspray) and Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby), with performances by over thirty LGBTQIA+ artists.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2020
Today's top stories: Cherry Jones accepts her third Emmy Award, Andrew Lloyd Webber discusses the creation of Song & Dance, John Lloyd Young shares his top 10 Broadway performances, and more!
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2020
Billy Porter is a singer, composer, actor, playwright and director from Pittsburgh, PA. He currently stars as Pray Tell on the FX television series Pose, for which he won an Emmy Award.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 16, 2022
1776 begins previews on Broadway tonight, Friday, September 16, ahead of its official opening on Thursday, October 6, 2022. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, January 8, 2023 at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd Street).
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Sep 11, 2020
Montreal-based alternative pop trio Le Couleur have released their album, Concorde, out now via Lisbon Lux Records.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 6, 2021
Feel the vibrant energy of New York in the 1980s when Keith Haring rose to superstar status as an artist, reveler, and activist. With the music and electricity of New York's art scene, Radiant Babytraces Haring's world—his obsessions, inspirations, joys, addictions—and his quest to find how you live with limited time and unlimited dreams.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 5, 2020
Billy Porter hosted this Sunday's ALCU Bill of Rights Gala, which consisted of an hour-long program celebrating the work of the ACLU. The event also served as a call to vote.
by Michael Major - Oct 28, 2021
With writers including Bauer-Walsh, Marc Shaiman (Hairspray) and Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby), the star-studded album includes vocals from Matt Doyle, Jenn Collela, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Chilina Kennedy, Caitlin Kinnunen, Susie Mosher, Kyle Dean Massey, Lauren Patten, Jelani Remy, Chris & Clay Rice-Thomson, Marissa Rosen, and more.
by Stage Tube - Oct 28, 2020
James Corden asks Billy Porter to take part in Late Late Show and Tell, and Billy shares an ashtray his mother made before she lost use of her hands. After, Reggie Watts asks Billy for his definition of beauty.
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 27, 2021
Tomorrow, October 28, Broadway Records will release THE RAINBOW LULLABY, the world’s first LGBTQ lullaby album. Conceived by Ryan Bauer-Walsh, the recording includes songs by fifteen LGBTQIA+ writers including Bauer-Walsh, Marc Shaiman (Hairspray) and Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby), with performances by over thirty LGBTQIA+ artists including Broadway stars Matt Doyle, Jenn Collela, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Chilina Kennedy, Caitlin Kinnunen, Michael Longoria, Kyle Dean Massey, Lauren Patten, Jelani Remy, Chris & Clay Rice-Thomson, Marissa Rosen and Marty Thomas.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 23, 2020
Billy Porter and Aaron Sorkin will appear on 'The Late Late Show With James Corden' next week! See the full list of guests below.
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2020
Billy Porter talks about the protocols the cast and crew of Pose are taking in order to resume filming during the coronavirus pandemic, shares what it's like to work with Beyonce's stylist and reveals how losing the lead role in a middle school production of Oliver Twist helped him discover the power of a star entrance.
by Michael Major - Oct 18, 2021
Billy Porter appeared on Good Morning America this morning to discuss his new memoir, the final season of POSE, and his film directorial debut. Watch the full interview now!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 10, 2021
This morning, CBS Sunday Morning aired a segment on actor-dancer-singer-director and Broadway veteran Billy Porter. In the interview, Porter talks with correspondent Seth Doane about a childhood filled with years of rejection, doubt and abuse – and about how he survived and triumphed.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 4, 2021
For this year's gala the Foundation will be honoring Emmy, Tony, and Grammy award winning actor and singer Billy Porter, who also served as a key founding faculty member for the arts education nonprofit.
by Stephen Mosher - Nov 21, 2021
Billy, Klea and Jim are back for a twelfth year with their smash-hit holiday show... and lots of Christmas lights.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021
Daniel Reichard, who created the role of Bob Gaudio in the Original Broadway Cast of JERSEY BOYS, will return to the world-famous Birdland Jazz Club stage in New York City on December 20, 2021 at 7pm with his new show, “Let's Christmas!”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2021
Tony Award winner Billy Porter has been named to Insider's 100 People Transforming Business, which 'profiles 100 business leaders across 10 distinct sectors who are innovating, sparking trends, and tackling global challenges.'
by Stephi Wild - Nov 11, 2021
Flying Over Sunset has returned to previews on Broadway! Learn more about the cast bringing the musical to life!
by Stephi Wild - May 4, 2022
Theatre Mash-Up with Angie Harrell is scheduled for July 11–15 from 1 to 4 p.m. each day. Leading the Show: A Character Study Camp with Kayla Matters is scheduled for July 25–29 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Creative Theater Miracles with Stuart Ross is scheduled for August 8–12 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. Creating Your Own Work with Cecelia Ticktin is scheduled to take place twice, from August 8–12 and August 22–26 from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. each day. All camps are $450 for five days. $600 after July 1.
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - May 25, 2020
Lena shares what it was like to grow up in an artistic household with dancer parents and how her sister who loved musical theater was her gateway into performing.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022
HUSH HK, The Ali Forney Center and BROADWAY RECORDS will host The Rainbow Lullaby’s album launch with a benefit for the Ali Forney Center on Monday, June 13th from 6-9pm.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2020
Billy Porter has made a name for himself as a fashion icon, appearing on red carpets in unique and over-the-top looks that have made headlines. Now, the actor has revealed that he is considering launching his own fashion line.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2021
Billy Porter once again delivers the LGBTQ State of the Union tomorrow, Tuesday, March 30 at 12pm EST. After a year of tragedy and triumph, he​ reminds us, “We will feel joy again soon,” as he reflects on the past year while looking forward to the one ahead. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2020
Billy Porter took to Instagram to issue a fashion challenge to his followers with the instructions: Be creative!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2020
Billy Porter will voice the character of Desmond on tonight's episode of The Simpson's!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 12, 2020
Flying Over Sunset is officially in previews on Broadway! The musical, with book and direction by James Lapine, music by Tom Kitt, and lyrics by Michael Korie, and choreography by Michelle Dorrance will open Thursday, April 16.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 9, 2022
HUSH HK, The Ali Forney Center and BROADWAY RECORDS will host The Rainbow Lullaby’s album launch with a red carpet benefit for the Ali Forney Center on Monday, June 13th from 6-9pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host An All-Female Tribute to Edna Ferber in a free live stream on Monday, June 15th, 2020 at 7PM EDT. The celebration will introduce the first new musical works based on Edna Ferber short stories.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 4, 2020
Broadway and television star, Billy Porter, took to social media tonight to deliver a lengthy and impassioned address to America amidst the widespread protests against police brutality following the death of George Floyd.  
by Michael Major - Jun 27, 2022
Billy Porter brought ballroom and house music to the BET Awards with an epic performance on Sunday night. Watch the video from the broadcast which also featured performances by Brandy, Jack Harlow, Lizzo, Mariah Carey, Latto, and more.
by Michael Major - Jun 23, 2022
Tony, Grammy, and Emmy-winner Billy Porter has signed a first-look deal with FX. Porter will develop new content for FX through his new Incognegro production company with producing partner D.J. Gugenheim. Porter will be making his film directorial debut with Anything's Possible and will direct an episode of FOX's Accused this summer.
by Michael Major - Jun 2, 2022
Bill Oliver will direct the film, featuring a script that he co-wrote with Peter Nickowitz. Fernando Loureiro and Guilherme Coelho will produce the new film through their company, Tigress, with additional casting and a distrubtor to be announced.
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2021
In Réputation, the protagonist mocks others’ gaze and criticisms, responding in a casual, provocative and sarcastic way to comments made about him. 
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 15, 2020
Today (June 15) in live streaming: The Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival, Joshua Henry and Robin DeJesus visit Stars in the House, and so much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 31, 2020
New York Theatre Barn will host a free live stream of its New Works Series on Wednesday, August 5th, 2020 at 7PM EDT, featuring excerpts from the new musicals Between the Lines and My Little Barbizon. The 45-minute presentation will also feature a conversation with the creators of the new musicals.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter recently appeared on The View, commenting on Florida Governor DeSantis filing a complaint against a Miami restaurant after a video showed children at its drag brunch event. Watch the clip here.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 29, 2022
Billy Porter appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon to discuss A Strange Loop's Tony win, his upcoming movie '80 for Brady' with Jane Fonda, Lily Tomlin, and Rita Moreno, plus much more! Watch here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 28, 2022
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon has announced its guests for July 28 – August 4. Thursday, July 28: Guests include Mark Wahlberg, Billy Porter and musical guest AJR.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 22, 2022
The Muny announced its full cast, design and production teams for the Muny Premiere of The Color Purple, August 3 – 9, 2022.   Joining the previously announced principal cast of Tracee Beazer (Shug Avery), Nasia Thomas (Nettie), Evan Tyrone Martin (Mister), Gilbert Domally (Harpo) and Nicole Michelle Haskins (Sofia) is Anastacia McCleskey (Celie).
by Stage Tube - Jul 17, 2020
Billy Porter performed a live virtual rendition of a?oeFinally Readya?? for the NYC Pride 2020 TV special. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 10, 2020
Broadway and television star, Billy Porter, returned to social media today to follow-up on his moving remarks from last month.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021
A new remix of Billy Porter's 'Finally Ready' has been released today! UK house label, Defected Records released 'Finally Ready' from The Shapeshifters featuring Porter earlier this June. On November 13, they released two new remixes of the track from house music producer, David Penn and Polish production team, Catz and Dogz.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 22, 2021
The crowd was treated to seventy minutes of beloved holiday standards, bawdy parodies, signature story-telling, and high-energy Fosse choreography that have all come to mean “Let’s Christmas!”
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 27, 2020
Gary Lichtenstein Editions has announced the release of a new silkscreen print edition entitled, Repeat. This rare limited edition is the result of a long friendship between the two artists and marks the first of its kind to be authorized by the Keith Haring Foundation.
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2020
Billy Porter  performed 'For What It's Worth' to conclude Day 1 of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2022
The Muny announced today that Brittney Mack, Nasia Thomas, Evan Tyrone Martin, Tracee Beazer, Gilbert Domally and Nicole Michelle Haskins will star in the moving and affirming tale,The Color Purple, August 12-18, 2022. The Muny and Regional Premiere is directed by Lili-Anne Brown, choreographed by Breon Arzell, with music direction by Jermaine Hill.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 24, 2020
Billy Porter has announced that his new single 'For What It's Worth' is now available!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022
Billy Porter is set to direct an episode of Fox’s upcoming anthology drama series “Accused.”

Radiant Baby Frequently Asked Questions

What productions of Radiant Baby have their been?
Radiant Baby has had 4 productions including Waterford, CT (Regional) which opened in 1998, Off-Broadway which opened in 2003, Off-Broadway which opened in 2003 and New York which opened in 2006.

What awards has Radiant Baby been nominated for?
Outstanding Set Design - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Riccardo Hernandez, Outstanding Set Design - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Batwin, Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards), Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Fatima RobinsonOutstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Howell Binkley and Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for New York Shakespeare Festival.

What awards has Radiant Baby won?
Outstanding Set Design - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Riccardo Hernandez and Outstanding Set Design - Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Batwin Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical (Outer Critics Circle Awards) Outstanding Choreographer (The Lortels) for Fatima Robinson Outstanding Lighting Design (The Lortels) for Howell Binkley Outstanding Musical (The Lortels) for New York Shakespeare Festival.

What productions of Radiant Baby have there been?
Radiant Baby has had 4 productions including Waterford, CT (Regional) which opened in 1998, Off-Broadway which opened in 2003, Off-Broadway which opened in 2003 and New York which opened in 2006.