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Nora Bayes Theatre (New York, NY)
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BWW Feature: PDS's Star-Studded Luncheon and Gypsy Award Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel International BallroomBWW Feature: PDS's Star-Studded Luncheon and Gypsy Award Ceremony at The Beverly Hilton Hotel International Ballroom
by Valerie-Jean Miller - May 5, 2018

4/15/18 ~ HONORING GEORGE CHAKIRIS, BARRIE CHASE & TONI BASIL There's a certain feeling that invades my consciousness when I attend a Dancer's Event... It is a deep, passionate, all-encompassing love amongst it's members. And that is what I was feeling, attending a most prestigious (in my opinion) Event; The Professional Dancer's Society 31st Annual Luncheon & “Gypsy” Award Ceremony, held Yearly in the International Room at the Beverly Hilton. (more...)

BWW Review: GENE KELLY ~ THE LEGACY - AN ENDEARING EVENING WITH PATRICIA WARD KELLY -  at The Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Review: GENE KELLY ~ THE LEGACY - AN ENDEARING EVENING WITH PATRICIA WARD KELLY - at The Wallis Annenberg Center For The Performing Arts
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Apr 26, 2018

Everyone knows who Gene Kelly is, but after seeing this wonderful tribute to the many sides of him, you can't help but feel love in your heart for what he accomplished, how he felt about life, love and happiness, work, and for the amazing gifts he gave to all of us. (more...)

BWW Feature: Bob Fosse's DANCIN' Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary and Cast Reunion at the Dancers Over 40 EventBWW Feature: Bob Fosse's DANCIN' Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary and Cast Reunion at the Dancers Over 40 Event
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Apr 14, 2018

As a way of introducing myself as the new DANCE REVIEWER for Broadway World L. A., I am reporting on an historic event in which I participated at St. Luke's Theatre on March 26th, 2018 in NYC: the 40th-year anniversary and reunion of the cast members of the opening of Tony Award-Winning Bob Fosse's DANCIN' on Broadway at The Broadhurst Theatre on March 27, 1978. (more...)

Photo Flash: Roxey Ballet Presents MOWGLI, THE JUNGLE BOOK BALLETPhoto Flash: Roxey Ballet Presents MOWGLI, THE JUNGLE BOOK BALLET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

Roxey Ballet is pleased to offer to the community a Sensory-Friendly performance of "Mowgli" for audience members with Autism Spectrum Disorder and other sensitivity issues or special needs on Saturday, May 5 at 1:00 p.m.  (more...)

Photo Flash: The Sarasota Ballet to present METROPOLITAN Next MonthPhoto Flash: The Sarasota Ballet to present METROPOLITAN Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The Sarasota Ballet's second production of the Season, Metropolitan, will open on December 1 at the Sarasota Opera House, with a triple bill by Sir Frederick Ashton, Marcelo Gomes and George Balanchine. For these performances The Sarasota Ballet will be accompanied by the Sarasota Orchestra under the baton of American Ballet Theatre Music Director Ormsby Wilkins. (more...)

Photo Flash: Walnut Theatre Gets Ready to Dance with SATURDAY NIGHT FEVERPhoto Flash: Walnut Theatre Gets Ready to Dance with SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 208th season with an exciting musical inspired by the 1977 film that became a cultural phenomenon, SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER. Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, this high energy musical begins previews on May 16th, opens on May 24th and runs through July 16th on the WST Mainstage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Night Fever at Westchester Broadway TheatrePhoto Flash: Saturday Night Fever at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2016

Dust off your hip-hugging flares, your platform shoes and warm up your disco dance moves! Saturday Night Fever is one of the most loved dance stories of all time. A stage version of the extraordinarily successful movie, It is a jam-packed, dance-crazed, fuel-injected show. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Mark G Meadows, Cleavant Derricks and More in JELLY'S LAST JAM at Signature TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Mark G Meadows, Cleavant Derricks and More in JELLY'S LAST JAM at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

Signature Theatre's JELLY'S LAST JAM, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's La Cage Aux Folles, West Side Story) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Broadway's After Midnight), runs now through September 11 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. The musical about famed and notorious jazz entertainer Jelly Roll Morton by George C. Wolfe, Susan Birkenhead, and Luther Henderson features the music of Jelly Roll Morton. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kit Orton, Elin Phillips and More in TOM. A STORY OF TOM JONES. THE MUSICALPhoto Flash: First Look at Kit Orton, Elin Phillips and More in TOM. A STORY OF TOM JONES. THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

TOM. A STORY OF TOM JONES. THE MUSICAL" opens tonight at the Wales Millennium Centre, Cardiff before a 12 week national tour. www.tomthemusical.co.uk.  BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: West End's BILLY ELLIOT Posts Closing Date; A Look Back at the Show's Run!Photo Flash: West End's BILLY ELLIOT Posts Closing Date; A Look Back at the Show's Run!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Universal Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions today (10 December 2015) announce that after 4,600 performances, due to the theatre's previously announced refurbishment programme, the multi award-winning West End production ofBilly Elliot the Musical will play its final performance at the Victoria Palace Theatre on 9 April 2016 as the production celebrates its eleventh birthday. The show has been seen to date by over 5.25 million people in London and nearly 11 million people worldwide, has grossed over $800 million worldwide and is the winner of over 80 theatre awards internationally. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside the Dance Theatre of Harlem Vision GalaPhoto Flash: Take a Look Inside the Dance Theatre of Harlem Vision Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Dance Theatre of Harlem Vision Gala held at Cipriani 42nd Street honored Grammy Award-Winning Opera Singer Jessye Norman with the Arthur Mitchell Vision Award; Theodore Bartwink (post-humously) and the Harkness Center for Dance with the Carl & Lily Pforzheimer Family Foundation Medal; Virtuoso Award Honorees Mario Baeza and Under Armour, Inc. (more...)

Exhibitions of the Week: BEAUTY IS POWER at the Jewish Museum, DANCE & FASHION at the Fashion Institute MuseumExhibitions of the Week: BEAUTY IS POWER at the Jewish Museum, DANCE & FASHION at the Fashion Institute Museum
by Patrick Kennedy - Nov 12, 2014

New exhibitions adapt ballet and biography to unique museum formats. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Acting Far Surpasses Script in POSSUM DREAMS at None Too FragileBWW Reviews: Acting Far Surpasses Script in POSSUM DREAMS at None Too Fragile
by Roy Berko - Jun 14, 2014

Ed Falco, who teaches writing and literature in Virginia Tech's MFA program, may best be known for his being the uncle of Edie Falco, who played the role of Carmela Soprano on the Sopranos. He is also noted for his work with artists and actors through exploring the healing power of drama. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY Offers a Very Personal Look Into the Life of a Hollywood LegendBWW Reviews: GENE KELLY: THE LEGACY Offers a Very Personal Look Into the Life of a Hollywood Legend
by Shari Barrett - Mar 1, 2014

Patricia Ward Kelly's compelling presentation combines rare and familiar film clips, previously unreleased audio recordings, personal memorabilia, and insights culled from her hours of interviews and conversations with her husband whom she met in 1985 in Washington, D.C., where she was the writer for a television special about The Smithsonian for which he was the host and narrator. She was 26; he was 73. Soon after, he invited her to California to write his memoir. They fell in love, married, and were together until his death in 1996. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Dance Theatre of Harlem's 2014 Vision Gala, Honoring Patti LaBellePhoto Flash: Inside Dance Theatre of Harlem's 2014 Vision Gala, Honoring Patti LaBelle
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014

Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) held its 2014 Vision 2014 Gala on February 25th at Cipriani 42 in New York City. As Dance Theatre of Harlem celebrates its 45th Anniversary, this year's gala was themed 'Live the Moment' and raised $700,000, $75,000 of which resulted from the entertaining live auction conducted by Audrey Smaltz, with the proceeds benefitting the DTH School's Next Generation and Community Engagement Funds. Honorees were Grammy Award-winning recording artist Patti LaBelle with the Arthur Mitchell Vision Award; dance educator and arts advocate Jody Gottfried Arnhold with The Carl and Lily Pforzheimer Foundation Medal; and Goldman, Sachs & Co. senior partner Valentino D. Carlotti with the inaugural Virtuoso Award. The evening's honorary chair was Billy Joel (not in attendance). Scroll down for photos! (more...)

BWW Reviews: John J. Zullo Dance - Raw Movement, Innovative and ImaginativeBWW Reviews: John J. Zullo Dance - Raw Movement, Innovative and Imaginative
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 25, 2013

John J. Zullo Dance/Raw Movement had its 2013 Season performance at Danspace Project in the St. Marks Church from September 19th to the 21st. The three pieces presented in the program fascinated their audience. (more...)

Photo Flash: Evidence, A Dance Company Celebrates 10th Annual ON OUR TOES BenefitPhoto Flash: Evidence, A Dance Company Celebrates 10th Annual ON OUR TOES Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

In its 10th year of showcasing African-American culture in the Hamptons, Evidence, A Dance Company held its annual 'On Our Toes' Hamptons Summer Benefit on August 17, on the sprawling grounds of the Hayground School in Bridgehampton. Scroll down for photos of the festivities! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Lady of the Joffrey Ballet Dame Patricia Kennedy Receives Ellis Island Medal of HonorPhoto Flash: First Lady of the Joffrey Ballet Dame Patricia Kennedy Receives Ellis Island Medal of Honor
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2013

With Ellis Island still recovering from the devastating damage of Hurricane Sandy and despite a storm that whipped through New York Harbor with hail and winds that toppled trees, the 27th National Ethnic Coalition of Organization's annual Medal of Honor Gala went off with military precision on historic island thanks to the efforts of NECO Chairman Nasser J. Kazeminy and his hardworking staff. BroadwayWorld has photos from the celebration below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Lady of the Joffrey Ballet Dame Patricia Kennedy Receives Ellis Island Medal of Honor
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2013

With Ellis Island still recovering from the devastating damage of Hurricane Sandy and despite a storm that whipped through New York Harbor with hail and winds that toppled trees, the 27th National Ethnic Coalition of Organization's annual Medal of Honor Gala went off with military precision on historic island thanks to the efforts of NECO Chairman Nasser J. Kazeminy and his hardworking staff. BroadwayWorld has photos from the celebration below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Duo Demonstrates the Art of the Tango at the Dardo Galletto StudiosBWW Reviews: Duo Demonstrates the Art of the Tango at the Dardo Galletto Studios
by Patrick Kennedy - Apr 15, 2013

In a series of late-night performances, Argentine tangoists Gabriel Misse and Analia Centurion displayed their technical prowess-and contributed the the festive atmosphere that reigned at the Studios. (more...)