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by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2019
Celebrating Broadway's legendary Cole Porter! The York Theatre Company launches their 50th Anniversary Season with its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the legendary Broadway composer Cole Porter. The series honors the illustrious songwriter behind such classics as Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate, Gay Divorce, Silk Stockings, Red, Hot and Blue, and Can-Can, to name a few.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Celebrating Broadway's legendary Cole Porter, The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, continues their 50th Anniversary Season with its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the legendary Broadway composer. The series honors the illustrious songwriter behind such classics as Anything Goes, Kiss Me, Kate, Gay Divorce, Silk Stockings, Red, Hot and Blue, and Can-Can.Â
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
At the Union Theatre,Â Abigayle HoneywillÂ stars as Lorelei andÂ Eleanor LakinÂ as Dorothy, withÂ Freddie King, George LennanÂ andÂ Aaron Bannister-DaviesÂ as would-be suitors as well asÂ Maria Mosquera, Tom Murphy, Virge Gilchrist, Ashlee Young, Arran Bell, Esme Bacalla-Hayes, Florence Beaumont, Jasmine Davis, Jo Bird, Lewis Rimmer, Liam Dean, Patrick CookÂ andÂ Stephen Loriot.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2019
African-American director David Norwood premieres a uniquely re-envisioned American version of TENDER NAPALM by renowned British playwright Philip Ridley (The Pitchfork Disney, Mercury Fur, The Fastest Clock in the Universe). This poetic two-hander originally premiered in London in 2011, before making a limited engagement Off-Broadway debut in 2012 to critical acclaim.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2019
The world premiere of HATEF**K, the 2017 Kilroys List play byÂ Rehana Lew Mirza, opened last night, Wednesday, March 13, at WP Theater (2162 Broadway) in partnership withÂ Colt Coeur. Check out photos from the evening below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019
The world premiere of HATEF**K, the 2017 Kilroys List play by Rehana Lew Mirza, opens tomorrow, Wednesday, March 13, at WP Theater (2162 Broadway) in partnership with Colt Coeur. Directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt (WP's What We're Up Against), this bracingly insightful play stars Kavi Ladnier ("Just Add Magic", "Heroes") and Sendhil Ramamurthy ("Heroes", "Covert Affairs"). The four-week limited engagement will run through Sunday, March 31.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2018
For the second night in a row, the cast of LITTLE ROCK were paid a visit by a special guest. Last night (September 5) GINA BELAFONTE, actress/producer (BLACKKKLANSMEN) and daughter of actor and civil rights activist HARRY BELAFONTE took in the show and met with the cast after the performance. Check out a photo of her visit below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
The "Little Rock Nine" made history when on the first day of school, September 4, 1957, they were barred from attending Little Rock Central High School in Little Rock, AR.Â SixtyÂ one years laterÂ (September 4, 2018), former Governor and First Lady of Arkansas - President Clinton and Secretary Clinton - attended a performance of "Little Rock."
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018
The Off-Broadway play LITTLE ROCK hosted a special guest at last night's performance. Chelsea Clinton attended with three friends, two of whom attended Little Rock Central High School, the same school where the 'Little Rock Nine' were integrated in 1957.Â She led the standing ovation at the end of the show and greeted the cast and crew on stage following the performance.Â LITTLE ROCK continues performances throughÂ September 8.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018
Little Rock recently celebrated their official opening night at The Sheen Center, check out the photos below!Â Six of the surviving members of 'The Little Rock Nine'.Â In addition, the Mayor's Office proclaimed Thursday, June 14 as 'Little Rock Day' and Carla Hoke-Miller (Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment) was on hand at the top of the show to read the Proclamation from the stage
Photo Flash: First Look at Shanice Williams, Stephanie Umoh & More in the Sheen Center's LITTLE ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018
History called it heroism. They called it high school. Rebel Theatrical Management, LLC (Harvey Butler, producer), The Steward Family, in association with The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture, present the New York premiere of the new play Little Rock, written and directed by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, now in performance for a limited engagement through September 8, 2018 at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture. Opening Night is June 14, 2018 at 7:00PM. Check out photos from the production below!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2018
The New York premiere of the new play Little Rock, written and directed by Rajendra Ramoon Maharaj, begins Wednesday, May 30, 2018 for a limited run through September 8, 2018 at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street). Opening Night is set for Thursday, June 14, 2018 at 7:00PM.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017
Orlando Repertory Theatre (Orlando REP) is presenting Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical, running now through November 19, 2017. This production is presented by Orange County Arts & Cultural Affairs. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017
The Broadway at Birdland concert series presented theÂ return of singer/actress Christina Bianco to the historic stage, along with rocker/pianist/musical director Brad Simmons, in an evening called 'The Long & The Short Of It,' on Monday, September 4. BroadwayWorld has photos from the concert below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017
The Studio Theatre presents SPRING AWAKENING, June 8 - 25, 2017. The musicalÂ was written by Duncan Sheik (music) and Steven Sater (book and lyrics) based on the German Play by the same name by Frank Wedekind. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in character below!
Photo Flash: Adam Savage and Michael Stevens Feed Audiences Across the Country with BRAIN CANDY LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017
MagicSpace Entertainment is happy to report the new live show BRAIN CANDY LIVE!, starring Adam Savage, editor-in-chief of Tested.com and former co-host of the Emmy-nominated Discovery series 'MythBusters,' and Michael Stevens, creator of award-winning YouTube Channel 'Vsauce' is feeding the hungry minds of packed houses across the country, with many sold out performances to date. The tour has performed in 17 cities including New York City, Chicago, Pittsburgh and Detroit. Chicago added a matinee performance due to overwhelming demand.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017
Bonnie & Clyde is directed by Hannah M. Sawyer with music direction by Bob Bidewell and choreography by Casey Labbate and will play The Studio Theatre next month. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the stars in costume below!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016
On September 16th, 2016 Masterworks Broadway released the World Premiere Recording of the award winning new hit Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical. Written byÂ Douglas Lyons,Â Melvin Tunstall, III and Greg Borowsky, Polkadots is a new musical inspired by the true events of the Civil Rights pioneersÂ Ruby BridgesÂ and The Little Rock Nine.Â The album's release wasÂ celebrated in a concert presentation at The Lindeman (508 w42) on Monday Oct 24th, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2016
It's Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week's edition features some backstage shots from the Broadway company of Cats, The Phantom of the Opera and more!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016
POLKADOTS: THE COOL KIDS MUSICAL debuted its developmental production at the Ivortyon Playhouse, on Monday,Â April 11th, 2016. Conceived by (composer) Douglas Lyons, POLKADOTS was inspired by the 1957 events of the 'Little Rock Nine' in Arkansas and serves as a colorful musical history lesson for children, reminding them that our individual differences make us awesome, not outcasts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!