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by Walter McBride - Dec 31, 2018
As 2018 comes to a close, we are reflecting on those we have lost in the Broadway and theatre communities throughout the year.
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 21, 2017
Just yesterday, Monica Piper, star and creator of Not That Jewish, and company members celebrated their 200th performance at New World Stages prior to concluding at the end of thisÂ month. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the festivities below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017
Yesterday Not That Jewish, the new comedy at New World Stages written by and starring Emmy Award winner Monica Piper, welcomed Jackie Hoffman for a backstage visit. Check out a photo of the pairÂ below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017
At a recent performance ofÂ NOT THAT JEWISH, the new comedy at New World Stages written by and starring Emmy Award winner Monica Piper,Â got just a little more Jewish whenÂ Fran DrescherÂ came to see the show. After the performance, she stopped backstage to congratulate Piper on her hit - scroll down for a photo of the pair together!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017
La Jolla PlayhouseÂ presents Freaky Friday, book byÂ Bridget CarpenterÂ (TV's 'Friday Night Lights,' 'Parenthood'), music and lyrics by the Tony Award- and Pulitzer Prize-winning team ofÂ Tom KittÂ andÂ Brian YorkeyÂ (Next to Normal, If/Then), based on the novel 'Freaky Friday' byÂ Mary RodgersÂ and theÂ Walt DisneyÂ motion pictures, to be directed by Playhouse Artistic DirectorÂ Christopher Ashley, running tonight, January 31 , through March 12, 2017 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre.
by Walter McBride - Jan 12, 2017
Earlier today,Â Monica Piper, star and creator of Not That Jewish, and company members celebrated their 100th performance at New World Stages. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the special occasion and you can check out photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016
Recent VIP audience members at NOT THAT JEWISH, the new hit comedy written by and starring Monica Piper at New World Stages,Â have included Tony Award winnerÂ Brian Stokes Mitchell, comedienneÂ Carol Leifer,Â TV journalistÂ Geraldo RiveraÂ and lawyerÂ AlanÂ DershowitzÂ with their families. Scroll down for photos of them backstage!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016
NOT THAT JEWISH, the new hit off-Broadway comedy written and performed by Monica Piper, isn't saying goodbye so quickly and has just announced a new block of tickets on sale through April 30, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Piper onstage in the now-extended show below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016
La Jolla PlayhouseÂ presents theÂ world-premiere production of Miss You Like Hell, book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize winner Quiara Alegria Hudes (In the Heights, Water by the Spoonful), music and lyrics by acclaimed singer/songwriterÂ Erin McKeown, directed byÂ Lear deBessonetÂ (Public Theatre's The Odyssey) and choreographed byÂ Danny Mefford(Broadway's Fun Home).
Photo Flash: First Look- BLUEPRINTS TO FREEDOM: AN ODE TO BAYARD RUSTIN at La Jolla Playhouse/KC Rep
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2015
La Jolla Playhouse and Kansas City Repertory Theatre is presenting the world-premiere production of Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, by Michael Benjamin Washington, directed by Lucie Tiberghien (Blood and Gifts). Tiberghien replaced Phylicia Rashad, who had to depart the project due to scheduling conflicts. Check out photos from the production below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015
New York's funniest showÂ Celebrity AutobiographyÂ had a show onÂ Mon. June 8Â atÂ 7pmÂ whichÂ featured in the cast star of stage and screenÂ Brooke Shields, Ramona SingerÂ (The Real Housewives of NYC), Tate DonovanÂ (Broadway inÂ Amy's View, Good People,Â TV'sÂ 24, Damages),Â Lucy DeVito, Elayne Boosler,Â Tony Award-winnerÂ Alan ZweibelÂ (Billy Crystal'sÂ 700 Sundays,Â Martin Short: Fame Becomes Me),Â Tim KazurinskyÂ (SNL, Police Academy,Â Broadway'sÂ An Act of God), Eugene Pack & Dayle Reyfel.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 30, 2015
The new Broadway musical Doctor Zhivago, which opened at the Broadway Theatre on April 21st, 2015, recorded its cast album on Thursday, May 28th. Authors include composer Lucy Simon (The Secret Garden), lyricists Michael Korie (Grey Gardens) and Amy Powers (the two multi-platinum Sunset Boulevard hits) and book writer Michael Weller (screenwriter for Hair and Ragtime). Check out photos from the recording session below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015
Directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff, the highly anticipated new Broadway musical DOCTOR ZHIVAGO begins performancetomorrow, Friday, March 27, and has announced a '$35 Under 30' rush ticket policy for the new musical that will officially open on Tuesday, April 21 at theBroadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). A limited number of $35 tickets (inclusive of $2 facility fee) for patrons ages 30 and under will be available for each performance when the box office opens for that day's performance (s) with valid photo identification. Patrons are limited to two tickets per person.
by Walter McBride - Jan 30, 2015
Broadway's Doctor Zhivago is directed by two-time Tony Award winner Des McAnuff (Jersey Boys), with a book by Academy Award nominee Michael Weller (Ragtime), music by Grammy Award winner and Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon (The Secret Garden), lyrics by Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens) and Emmy Award nominee Amy Powers (Ella Enchanted), and choreography by Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (Rocky). DOCTOR ZHIVAGO will begin performances on Friday, March 27, 2015, and open on Tuesday, April 21, 2015, at 6:30pm, at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway). BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the marquee below!
Photo Flash: First Look at Stephen Lee Anderson, Nick Blaemire, Chloe Tucker and More in CHASING THE SONG at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014
La Jolla Playhouse presents its Page To Stage workshop production of Chasing the Song, a jubilant new musical by the team behind the Tony Award-winning musical Memphis, featuring book and lyrics by Joe DiPietro, music and lyrics by David Bryan and directed by Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley. Kicking off the Playhouse's 2014/15 season, Chasing the Song runs now through June 15 in the Sheila and Hughes Potiker Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by Walter McBride - Jan 5, 2014
Yesterday, Jan. 4, high-flying theater spectacle SPIDER:MAN: TURN OFF THE DARK took its final flight, with Billy Crystal's 700 SUNDAYS, the revival of ANNIE, BETRAYAL with Daniel Craig and Rachel Weisz, and FIRST DATE with Zachary Levi and Krysta Rodriguez following suit today, Jan. 5.
by Walter McBride - Dec 28, 2013
Today, check out part two of this year's curtain call highlights 2013, and catch up on anything that you might have missed within the last 12 months!
Photo Coverage: Inside Theatre Arrivals at 700 SUNDAYS Opening with Jimmy Fallon, Bette Midler & More!
by Walter McBride - Nov 14, 2013
Billy Crystal returned to Broadway last night to kick off a 9-week-only limited engagement of his Tony Award-winning, record-breaking play 700 Sundays. The final performance will be Sunday, January 5, 2014 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from the star-studded theatre arrivals below!
Photo Coverage: Billy Crystal Returns to Broadway in 700 SUNDAYS; Inside Opening Night Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - Nov 14, 2013
Billy Crystal returned to Broadway last night to kick off a 9-week-only limited engagement of his Tony Award-winning, record-breaking play 700 Sundays. The final performance will be Sunday, January 5, 2014 at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos from Crystal's curtain call below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013
Billy Crystal returns to Broadway tonight to kick off a 9-week-only limited engagement of his Tony Award-winning, record-breaking play 700 SUNDAYS. Opening night is set for Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at the Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street) and the final performance will be Sunday, January 5, 2014. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at Crystal in action below!