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by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019
Epic Theatre Company presents the World Premiere of 'Lizzie Borden, Lizzie Borden' written and directed by Epic's Artistic Director Kevin Broccoli. The play is far from a historical narrative. Instead, it uses the story of Lizzie Borden and Lo, a young woman with a tragic and somewhat iconic past, to explore the nature of destiny, reality, and how one gets caught up in a narrative.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 27, 2018
There were lines of folks leaving the Paulo Szot show at Feinstein's/54 Below as lines of folks were coming in to see the Luann de Lesseps show. Known as The Countess on Bravo TV's hit series 'Real Housewives of New York City' her nightclub act with always different friends has become a must see at Broadway's Supper Club. The show directed by Ben Rimalower and musically helmed by Billy Stritch.
by Walter McBride - Mar 2, 2018
Take a look back into BroadwayWorld's archives with this throwback from when Susan Sarandon starred in Extremities in 1983! Check out the photos below!
by Roy Berko - Sep 18, 2017
Mention the name Nina Simone and your mind probably conjures up jazz. Yes, Nina, the jazz superstar and writer/performer of such powerhouse songs as 'My Baby Just Cares for Me,' 'To Be Young, Gifted and Black,' and 'Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood.' But, were you aware that the terms child prodigy, civil rights activist, political exile and the Legend Queen of Black Classical music also apply?
Photo Flash: Paper Mill Playhouse Wins Record Three 2017 Discover Jersey Arts People's Choice Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017
Paper Mill Playhouse has won three 2017 Discover Jersey Arts People's Choice Awards. Paper Mill Playhouse was awarded, 'Favorite Theater at See a Musical,' 'Favorite Theater Camp,' and 'Favorite Choral Group' on Friday by the ArtPride New Jersey Foundation at the annual New Jersey Conference on Tourism in Atlantic City. Scroll down for photos!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015
Back by popular demand, ON KENTUCKY AVENUE: A Celebration of Atlantic City's Historic Club Harlem returns to City College's performing arts center Aaron Davis Hall on Friday, February 19, for a three-day encore engagement. The show, which shines a red-hot spotlight on a little-known piece of Black history, is presented by the City College Center for the Arts (CCCA) and Byron and Sylvia Lewis. An audience favorite, last February, the production was created by Jeree Wade and directed and written by Adam Wade with Ty Stephens. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015
Atlantic City Ballet will bring its namesake city its most joyous holiday gift with its beloved production of The Nutcracker, a 33 year holiday tradition. A ballet for the entire family, The Nutcracker is the perfect way to introduce young children to the power and beauty of classical dance. It's a holiday celebration to share with the entire family! Dancing toys, mischievous mice, waltzing flowers and sparkling snowflakes dance to Tchaikovsky's sumptuous and magical score. Combine that with Ms. Papa's vibrantly theatrical staging and you have one of the most visually stunning productions of The Nutcracker in the Tri Sate area.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015
After a two year absence the Atlantic City Ballet returns to The Strand Theater in Lakewood, NJ with their sexy performance of Bizet's Carmen. The Strand Theater has hosted the ballet in the past with performances of Dracula and Nutcracker and the original premier of Carmen. "We were disappointed that these last two years, we could not include The Strand in our touring dates." says Ms. Papa, "but we are so excited to be back and to have the opportunity to build an audience in this area of the state." The ballet is planning to perform at the Strand at least three times during their season. In September they will bring Ballet Goes Broadway, December will bring back The Nutcracker and in March they will perform Visions. "We are always excited to present at The Strand. It's such a majestic theater and it really showcases the company. All of our ballets look beautiful on that stage." remarked Papa.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015
The Atlantic City Ballet sets the stage for this classic tale of seduction, passion, betrayal and murder with the Atlantic City premier of their sexy, ballet Carmen. Featuring the original, breathtaking choreography of Artistic Director, Phyllis Papa, backdrop design by Broadway scenic artist David Esler and an enthralling score by Georges Bizet, Carmen tells the story of a beautiful seductress, the two lovers who vie for her affection and the tragic outcome of their tangled affair. Ms. Papa's imaginative staging creates a world where gypsies, smugglers and toreadors pack all the sizzle of Spanish culture into an irresistible theatrical event.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 28, 2015
Steve Lippia has become one of the most prominent, in-demand vocalists and has quickly established his place among the finest interpreters of 'standards' and traditional pop music in the nation. Steve's youthful, energetic talent and powerful show creates a perfect blend of 'classic' with 'today'. His show introduces a new generation to this timeless music, while appealing to long-time listeners. Steve has headlined in highly successful, extended engagements at the Rio Suites Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas and Resorts Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, where SRO audiences lined up more than two hours before show time to vie for seating. He has performed in multiple engagements for Hilton Atlantic City and Casino Windsor, among others.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014
The Schultz-Hill Foundation, hosted a Welcome Reception for the Atlantic City Ballet Company that is now housed at Boardwalk Hall. Over 20 International and US Dancers attended along with the Artistic Director, Ms Phyllis Papa and The Ballet Board at the Home of the Schultz-Hill Foundation Founders at Casa DEl Cielo in Atlantic City. Scroll down for photos!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014
The Schultz-Hill Foundation, hosted a Welcome Reception for the Atlantic City Ballet Company that is now housed at Boardwalk Hall. Over 20 International and US Dancers attended along with the Artistic Director, Ms Phyllis Papa and The Ballet Board at the Home of the Schultz- Hill Foundation Founders at Casa DEl Cielo in Atlantic City.
by Walter McBride - Nov 8, 2013
Earlier this week, stage and screen star Susan Sarandon was honored at Only Make Believe's 14th Annual Gala, 'Make Believe On Broadway', hosted by Sir Ian McKellen. Below you can check out photos of her in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In The Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2013
Revel Casino Hotel will present The Latin Quarter Show, a sexy and fun Latin themed variety show, presented exclusively at The Social at Revel, Thursdays through Sundays, beginning October 10 and running through December 1, 2013. Check out a first look at rehearsals with choreographer Luis Salgado below!
Photo Flash: First Look at Bobbie Steinbach, Craig Mathers and More in Centerstage's THE FAKUS - A NOIR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2012
Newton's Bobbie Steinbach has been named to the role of "Mrs. Joseph Patrick Paul Costello" in the world premiere production of The Fakus - A Noir, a head-spinning romp mixing money, passion and dreams. Centastage will debut the new play by Joe Byers, directed by Joe Antoun, performing from September 21st through October 6th at the Boston Center for the Arts Plaza Theatre, 539 Tremont Street, Boston. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2010
Romi Dames' background may be in theater and sketch comedy, but she is perhaps best known by fans for her role of the nasal-voiced super snobby socialite, Traci Van Horn, on Disney's hit series 'Hannah Montana.' As the last season of the show comes to an end, Romi has plenty on the horizon to keep her busy as she prepares for a new film, tentatively titled 'Child POW,' and seems to be following in the tracks of other celebrated colleagues as a potential product spokesperson. Romi was just seen with fellow actor Sam L. Jones III, best known for playing Pete Ross on the first three seasons of the television series 'Smallville,' in Las Vegas this week at the Magic Tradeshow and on 'The Morning Blend' (http://www.vegasmorningblend.com) with fashion guru Alex That sporting and spoking his latest line Ksino clothes. A new line, known for its men's wear, proudly announcing plans to release styles for women.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2009
'Her name was Lola...' and she's here in Pittsburgh CLO's production of Barry Manilow's Copacabana July 21 through August 2 at the Benedum Center in the heart of downtown Pittsburgh's Cultural District.
by Linda Lenzi - Jun 20, 2008
On June 19 at the Westside Theatre in midtown Manhattan Gardenia Productions presented a reading of SIX GOUMBAS AND A WANNABE.
by Mark Rupp - Apr 4, 2007
Legendary pop/jazz vocalist Keely Smith opened at the Cafe Carlyle on April 3rd