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by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 4, 2020
'The Happy Poor Guys gathers people from the old neighborhoods to share their stories; it's also our warm gathering this time in Hong Kong.' - Wong Chun Tat Ata, The Happy Poor Guys creative director
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019
Â Emojiland The Musical has just released its first rehearsal photos, which include shots of Broadway stars Lesli Margherita as Princess Josh Lamon as Prince and Ann Harada as Pile of Poo. The complete cast features Lucas Steele (Great Comet) as Skull, Max Crumm (Grease, Disaster, The Fantasticks) as Man In Business Suit Levitating emoji, Jacob Dickey (Aladdin Broadway as Aladdin) as Smiling Face with Sunglasses, (aka âSunnyâ), Dwelvan David (Finding Neverland & The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess Tours) as Guardsman, Heather Makalani (Aladdin) as Kissy Face, Tanisha Moore (Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Tour) as Woman Dancing and Jordan Fife Hunt (A Chorus Line First Revival Tour) as Man Dancing, George Abud (The Band's Visit) as Nerd Face, Emojiland Co-Writer Laura Schein as Smiling Face with Smiling Eyes (aka âSmizeâ), Emmy Winner & Grammy Nominee Felicia Boswell (NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar LIVE, Shuffle Along, Motown) as Police Officer, and Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture, YouTube's âBreaking Down the Riffsâ) as Construction Worker. The rehearsal was held on Monday, December 9 at New 42nd Street Studios.
by Larisa Amaya-Baron - Nov 8, 2019
Golden nuggets of wisdom, from Julio Monge: 'Work requires work. You don't need to speak English or a common language to connect to other people. Things should be protected and blessed. The best technology in theater is the simplest one. Nothing replaces the human spirit. People are attracted to creativity.'
by Cindy Sibilsky - Sep 9, 2019
It was fitting that Manipuri dance was chosen to commemorate India Independence Day, because during British colonial rule the dances were ridiculed as savage, immoral and outdated. Fortunately, thanks to India's independence, the help of activists, scholars and performers revitalizing ancient yet timeless traditions, and organizations like Battery Dance Festival, Manipuri dance can continue to thrive not only in India but on the world's stage. Lord Krishna must be pleased!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
ArtServe, South Florida's historic arts incubator, recently welcomed guests for the VIP preview of âHOME: An Artistic Celebration of Community,â on display through September 27. The multi-media installation is the first in ArtServe's reimagined artistic season, kicking off the nonprofit's new vision for artistic diversity, community advancement and creative experimentation.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019
Following a wildly successful run at the New York Theatre Festival, producers Keena McDonald and Patricia Tierney, in association with Michael Sgouros, announce the Off-Broadway Premiere production of a new, deeply-relevant musical, Humanity's Child: A Musical for Today!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2019
2019 Tony Award winner AndrÃ© De Shields spent his day off from HADESTOWN at The National Black Theatre FestivalÂ® (NBTF) in Winston-Salem, NC.
by Jude Cartalaba - Jul 26, 2019
The cast of DANI GIRL came out to play and comfort the pediatric cancer patients at Child Haus on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and Sharp Women, LLC present Overture the Musical, a new story celebrating the extraordinary grass-roots efforts to save the Kansas City Philharmonic, with music and lyrics by Krista Eyler, book by Krista Eyler and Barbara Nichols. Ms. Nichols directs a cast of twelve, including Krista Eyler, Joel Morrison, Kay Noonan and Kipp Simmons with Whitney Armstrong, Erica Baruth, Jennifer Cannady, Stasha Case, JC Dresslaer, John Edmonds, Mark Murphy, and Rob Reeder. Five performances will be staged at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street in New York City, from July 24-28, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019
The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and Flying Elephant Productions presentÂ TILL,Â the emotional and moving true story of Emmett and MamieÂ Till, withÂ music and lyrics byÂ Leo SchwartzÂ and book by Leo Schwartz andÂ DC Cathro.
by Walter McBride - Jul 18, 2019
Theatrical press rep extraordinaire Sam Rudy recently announced his retirement from the Broadway scene.Â Rudy began his Broadway career as a press assistant for the 1979 play Strider. Since then, his Sam Rudy Media Relations has represented thirteen Broadway shows and many more off-Broadway productions, including Avenue Q and Hamilton.Â Some of Rudy's Broadway friends got together to toast his retirement and BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the very special event below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
The first visible sign of Cirque du Soleil and its new production Amaluna in Oaks, Philadelphia is the raising of the Blue and Yellow Big Top and the Cirque du Soleil village. The event took place this afternoon, at the greater Philadelphia Expo Center at Oaks where a team of 60-plus men and women hoisted more than 1000 steel poles from the ground up.Â
by Walter McBride - May 23, 2019
Multiple Tony Award-nominated Broadway producer Tom Kirdahy was presented The Commercial Theater Institute's Robert Whitehead Award for 'Outstanding Achievement In Commercial Theater Producing' at a reception at Sardi's on Wednesday, May 22, 2019.
by Lily Lim - May 21, 2019
3-D Theatricals celebrates its 10th Anniversary season with a lavish new production of the Tony AwardÂ®-winning musical, The Secret Garden, directed by 3-D Theatricals' producer and artistic director T.J. Dawson. The Secret Garden, featuring music by Tony Award nominee Lucy Simon, and book and lyrics by Tony and Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman, will play a strictly limited engagement. Performances begin this Friday, May 3, and run through Sunday, May 19 only. Opening night is Saturday, May 4 at the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (12700 Center Court Drive, Cerritos, CA).
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019
The annual Broadway League Awards, honoring excellence and achievement for Touring Broadway, were announced today during the Broadway League's 2019 Spring Road Conference. First presented in 1992, the Broadway League Awards recognize the contributions of those who have displayed exemplary service to the Broadway industry and are considered innovators of their craft.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019
Last night, legendary performerÂ Pat SuzukiÂ attended a sold out performance of the NYC-based theatre collective Three Hares' terrific new song cycle, On This Side of the World, with music and lyrics by Paulo K Tirol.Â Performances runÂ May 2 - May 12 at Access Theater in Tribeca, New York.
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019
NYC-based theatre collective Three Hares is presenting a new song cycle with music and lyrics by Paulo K Tirol titled, 'On This Side of the World,' running May 2 - May 12 at Access Theater in Tribeca, New York. The team is a recipient of the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's 2019 Creative Engagement grant, which is awarded to artists with 'diverse artistic experiences' whose work 'contributes to the vibrancy and sustainability of our communities' - and that can certainly be expected this Spring. Scroll down to meet the cast and creatives.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019
RecÂ Room Arts continues its thought-provoking 2018/19 season with the regional premiere of the brilliant ring-side playÂ The RoyaleÂ byÂ Marco RamirezÂ (Orange is the New Black,Â Sons of Anarchy). The opening bell rings April 10 at 7:30 p.m. and the fight continues through AprilÂ 27.Â Â