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The Ambassador - 2014 - Off-Broadway

Using street addresses as entry ways into characters as varied as James M. Cain's Mildred Pierce and the doorman at the long-defunct Ambassador Hotel, Kahane offers a dozen exquisite songs that seek to rewire our relationship to Southern California. The album, which is out now via Sony Music Masterworks, has been transformed into an evening-length stage show, currently touring the U.S.


Brooklyn Academy of Music

(Brooklyn, NY)
651 Fulton Street
Brooklyn, NY 11217
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 9, 2020
Playhouse on Parka??s 12th Main Stage Season will open with KENNEDY: BOBBYa??S LAST CRUSADE by David Arrow. The play was produced and filmed at the Theatre at St. Clements in NYC for Playhouse on Park audiences. The film of the play will be available to stream at home between September 16 - October 4 for $20.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 24, 2020
On Thursday, October 10 Playhouse on Park is bringing the filmed play KENNEDY: BOBBY'S LAST CRUSADE to Edmond Town Hall for The Ingersoll Auto Pop-Up Drive-In. The film will start at 7:30pm (gates open at 7pm). $20 per car. Edmond Town Hall is located at 45 Main St. Newtown, CT 06470.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 16, 2020
Playhouse on Park’s 12th Main Stage Season will open with KENNEDY: BOBBY’S LAST CRUSADE by David Arrow. The play was produced and filmed at the Theatre at St. Clements in NYC for Playhouse on Park audiences.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 9, 2020
Playhouse on Park's 12th Main Stage Season opened with the film of the play KENNEDY: BOBBY'S LAST CRUSADE by David Arrow. This panel discussion is a continued conversation about the life and work of Robert F. Kennedy, precipitated by the filmed play.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 5, 2020
HBO, a leader in innovative and iconic entertainment known for serving award-winning programming, announced today the call for submissions for its annual Asian Pacific American Visionaries (APAV) short film competition. Submissions will open on January 1, 2021 at 9:00AM PST.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 5, 2020
Playhouse on Park's 12th Main Stage Season opened with KENNEDY: BOBBY'S LAST CRUSADE by David Arrow. The play was produced and filmed at the Theatre at St. Clements in NYC for Playhouse on Park audiences. Playhouse on Park is thrilled to extend the play through October 11.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 29, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced Master Class with Ben Vereen, a one-day online acting class led by Tony Award-winner Ben Vereen, on Monday, November 16, from 7 to 9 p.m. via Zoom. This is an exclusive opportunity to work with a Tony Award-winning master, and is available to just 12 students.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 17, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features The Broadhurst Theatre! Learn about Jagged Little Pill, nominated for 15 Tony Awards, The Group Theatre featuring Strasberg, Adler and others, the theatre's longest running show and so much more!
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2020
The Young Vic today announces the appointment of four new trustees to the Board. These appointments come at a significant time for the Young Vic, as the theatre celebrates its landmark 50th birthday year and looks ahead to its recovery from the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 16, 2020
The York Theatre Company has announced the new online cabaret series Broadway's Great American Songbook.
by Nicholas Adler - Nov 8, 2020
Amra Faye-Wright is one of the most well-loved and respected working New York musical theater actors. In his interview with her, Nicholas Adler finds out what drives her, and the secret to the longevity of her career.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 7, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features the Walter Kerr Theatre! Learn about the Tony-winning plays and musicals that have graced its stage, take in facts about Hadestown, the show currently inhabiting the beautiful theatre, and more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2020
The Town Hall has announced two streaming concert events to kick off 2021. The great Judy Collins will film a show onstage at The Town Hall to be broadcast February 12 and Mariza will record a concert in Lisbon, Portugal to be webcast January 29. Tickets to each event are $40 and go on sale December 1.
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 2, 2020
Mezzo-soprano Denyce Graves will join Juilliard's Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts as distinguished visiting faculty beginning this month. Recognized worldwide as one of today's most exciting vocal artists, Graves continues to garner acclaim for her work on the world's opera and concert stages.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 19, 2020
Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts has announced an eight-part online Master Class in acting led by Tony Award-winner Ben Vereen starting Monday, January 25, via Zoom. This is an exclusive opportunity to work with a Tony Award-winning master who will guide participants through monologue and song preparation.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2020
Today's Theater Stories features the Brooks Atkinson Theatre! Learn about the man for whom the theatre is named, how the theatre became a television studio for years, record-breaking hits like Waitress and more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 7, 2021
The Tony Award-winning, record-breaking hit musical Chicago will return to the Broadway stage on Tuesday, September 14.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2021
BroadwayWorld has confirmed that multiple shows are indeed beginning performances at under 8 shows a week. A rep for The Phantom of The Opera has confirmed that the show will be initially starting with less than 8 performances per week. 
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 28, 2021
Festival Napa Valley announces the launch of the Manetti Shrem Opera Program, a major new initiative designed to nurture the creative careers of gifted singers.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 27, 2021
Furthering the conversation, Alice tells Joe how once David Bowie was going to do a tour where he played only new stuff and none of the hits. Alice exclaims “Are you crazy? That’s just a stupidest idea I have ever heard!” True story. You gotta give play the hits.
by Marina Kennedy - May 25, 2021
Travel to Catalunya and celebrate the 'Spanish Way of Wine' with Sangre de Toro Rosé or Sangre de Toro Tempranillo.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2021
The 2021 Theatre Aspen summer season lineup has been announced. The 38th season, running from June 30 – August 31, will include two musicals, Chicago and Rock of Ages, the return of the organization’s developmental one-person show festival, Solo Flights, and multiple special events, as well as three Theatre Aspen Education productions.
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 12, 2021
In its tradition of bringing important issues of the day to the community for fact-based, civil discourse, American Public Square at Jewell will host American attorney, politician and diplomat Sam Brownback on Wednesday, May 19 at 6 p.m. (CT) as part of its ongoing “Coffee & Politics” virtual series.
by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2021
Tom loves a laugh!  But it's no joke when he can't even remember where he's parked the car… let alone where he's left the biscuits. Fortunately, his loving wife Trish comes to the rescue...again! 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 5, 2021
Good isn't it? Grand isn't it? Great isn't it? These song lyrics from the musical Chicago epitomize one performer's journey to Broadway. Emma Pittman, an actress and graduate of Wagner College on Staten Island is the winner of Chicago on Broadway's The Search for Roxie Hart.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 23, 2021
The Town Hall has announced two ENCORE streaming concert events - The great Judy Collins in a concert recreating her legendary 1964 concert at The Town Hall on April 16 and Mariza in a concert celebrating the release of her album 'Mariza sings Amalia' on April 9.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2021
International Entertainment Holdings Limited, the parent company of The Ambassador Theatre Group, today announced the pending acquisition by IEHL of the iconic Golden Gate Theatre and Orpheum Theatre, both in San Francisco, and the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, as well as its programming operation of the Detroit Opera House and Music Hall in Detroit.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2020
Patrons and friends from the Playhouse on Park community tuned in for Playhouse's Season 12 Big Reveal via Zoom; the season was announced by Executive Director Tracy Flater and Co-Artistic Directors Sean Harris and Darlene Zoller.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021
Hostos Center for the Arts & Culture will present Josean Jacobo on Friday June 25, 2021, at 7:30 p.m. on Zoom, Facebook Live and YouTube. The event will feature an exclusive premiere performance - recorded in Santo Domingo, the Capital of the Dominican Republic - of a Jazz performance infused with the sounds and rhythms of his Dominican heritage.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2021
The North Fork TV Festival announced today Tony Nominated and Emmy and Grammy Award winner Christopher Jackson has been named this year’s Ambassador to the Arts recipient. A formal dinner ceremony will take place on Thursday, August 5 at American Beech in Greenport, NY beginning at 6:30pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 18, 2021
Broadway shows have begun to make announcements on when they will be back. See the COVID-19 protocols and refund policies for Broadway shows opening in 2021 with tickets currently on sale!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2020
Stars in the House continued Tuesday afternoon (2pm) with Christine Daaé Day with Sierra Boggess, Patti Cohenour, Ali Ewoldt, Rebecca Luker and Gay Willis.
by Student Blogger: Grace Callahan - Jun 1, 2021
As we know, Broadway is returning this fall (FINALLY!). While many shows were forced to shut their doors permanently due to the pandemic, several productions have already set re-opening dates.
by Cindy Marcolina - Jul 9, 2020
When the lockdown started in mid March, theatres all over the country were forced to shut down in a hurry. Nina Dunn, video designer with credits spread all over the West End and Europe, has been documenting the struggle of the industry through chilling photographs of empty theatres where silence dominates. A fundraiser has accompanied her online photo essays, which are now being turned into a book whose proceeds will go straight to charity. We had a chat to discuss her project, the effects of the closures, and dark theatres.
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jan 7, 2021
In Hops We Trust, the YouTube docu-series + app exploring the world of craft brewing officially announced the launch of Beer’d Broads. Hosted by IHWT lead producer and co-creator, Ruth Jozwiak, each episode looks to offer educational points to understand beer better and prove that it is far from being just a “man’s drink.”
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2021
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre is launching its 44th Milestone Season with the virtual revival presentation of the film noir infused thriller Film Chinois, a re-envisioned radio play adaptation written by Damon Chua (The Emperors Nightingale).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2021
Cynthia, a public school teacher, faces a day of personal and professional trials, including a husband with a nightshift, a job evaluation, and her tween daughter's determination to switch schools. TO THE TEST takes a personal look at the personal cost of high stakes testing.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2021
Learn all about the Ambassador Theater's best known shows including Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk and You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown, plus the many stars to have graced the stage in Chicago and much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2021
Fifteen-year-old Canadian GenZ Influencer Esabella Anna Karena Strickland, is a multi award-winning filmmaker, award-winning actress, award-winning media host, artist and award-winning writer who will be releasing her debut novel in March.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2021
Recipients to be honored at the 43rd annual national celebration of the arts are: multi-disciplinary artist, choreographer, and actress Debbie Allen; singer-songwriter and activist Joan Baez; country singer-songwriter Garth Brooks; violinist Midori; and actor Dick Van Dyke.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 12, 2021
Broadway On Demand will present several one-person events this month, as part of its “One-Person Powerhouse” theme, including the solo show Kennedy: Bobby’s Last Crusade (January 15 – 31) and the documentary series Billy Joel: Last Play at Shea (January 22) and Carole King: Natural Woman (January 29).
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 4, 2021
On this day in 1999, the Broadway revival of You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown opened at the Ambassador Theater on Broadway.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2020
This week's Theater Stories features the Imperial Theatre. Learn about the stars and shows to have graced the theatre's stage, including Ethel Merman in Annie Get Your Gun and Gypsy; the Broadway premiere of Mary Martin; the theatre's current show, Ain't Too Proud, and much more!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 7, 2020
With our new series, Theater Stories, we're bringing you tidbits you may have never heard, tales you never thought to ask about and more, giving you a better look into the history of Broadway theatres, as well as a leg-up on your next theater-trivia night. Today's Theater Stories features the Winter Garden Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2020
Award-winning journalist, bestselling author, and women's health & wellness advocate, Joan Lunden, has been named host of 'Second Opinion,' public television's Emmy-nominated national healthcare series.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021
When Tom is diagnosed with early on-set dementia at only 53, life changes dramatically for them both as they navigate the unpredictable years they have left together. Searingly funny without a hint of self-pity, this visceral play about a subject that touches us all smashes  through the  boundaries of what it means to care and how we truly love…
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2021
On July 9, 2022, Des Moines Metro Opera will add a new American work to the operatic canon with its world premiere of A Thousand Acres with music by Kristin Kuster and libretto by Mark Campbell. The work is based on Jane Smiley’s 1991 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel of the same name and will be a centerpiece of DMMO’s 50th Anniversary Season in 2022.
by Josh Stent - Apr 24, 2021
Through the magic that only ‘real-life’ live television can bring, Dolly Diamond rescues ‘real-life’ contestants from their mundane existence and transforms them into their favourite music icons. Presented by Adam Lowe Group and proudly supported by the City of Stonnington, as part of this year’s Midsumma Festival.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 15, 2021
Basalt High School will present You're A Good Man, Charlie Brown tonight, April 15, 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 11, 2021
Today's Theater Stories features the Ethel Barrymore Theatre! Learn about Ethel Barrymore herself, shows to have graced the theatre's stage, including An Evening with Patti LuPone and Mandy Patinkin, Chaplin, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, The Band's Visit, The Inheritance, and many more!