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by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
With two weekends of performances under their belt, the Black Box Performing Arts Center will wrap its production of Fuddy Meers, by David Lindsay-Abaire, this Sunday evening. With shows such as Lynn Nottage's Sweat, Sarah Ruhl's How to Transcend a Happy Marriage, and the NJ premiere of Joshua Harmon's Significant Other, the Black Box Performing Arts Center made a name for itself in Teaneck as the area's premiere destination for immersive and cutting-edge plays. BBPAC is now located on Palisade Ave in downtown Englewood!
by Oliver Oliveros - Nov 11, 2019
Andrew Lloyd Webber's blockbuster musical Cats, which is based on T.S. Eliot's Old Possum's Book of Practical Cats, and presented in Manila by GMG Productions and David Ian Productions, has opened its limited four-week run (until 1 December 2019 only) at The Theatre at Solaire in Paranaque City.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Last night, the Lincoln Center Fall Gala honoredÂ John E. Waldron for his continued support of the arts. The evening raised over $4 million in support of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, and featured star-studded appearances and performances on the Adrienne Arsht Stage at Alice Tully Hall: Kelli O'Hara, Jane Lynch, Lynn Ahrens, Harolyn Blackwell, Sierra Boggess, Elli Choi, Amber Iman, Julie Kent, Storm Large, Marilyn Maye, Dianne Reeves, Bria Skonberg, Essential Voices USA, The DIVA Jazz Orchestra, and New York City Ballet principal dancers Sterling Hyltin and Tyler Angle.Â
Photo Coverage: Brian Stokes Mitchell, Ryan McCartan, Melissa Errico, and Ann Hampton Callaway & Liz Callaway Preview Upcoming Shows At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 6, 2019
Earlier today, Feinstein's/54 Below welcomed multi-platinum-selling recording artist, composer, lyricist, pianist, actress and Tony AwardÂ©-nomineeÂ Ann Hampton CallawayÂ and Tony Award-nomineeÂ Liz Callaway,Â Melissa Errico,Â Ryan McCartan, andÂ Brian Stokes Mitchell to preview their upcoming engagements.
Photo Flash: Get a Look at All New Production Photos From CIRCUS 1903 at Southbank Centre's Royal Festival Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Circus 1903 has today released brand new production images ahead of its much anticipated Christmas run at London's Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre. Circus 1903 will be performing at Royal Festival Hall from 19 December through to 5 January. Press night will be on 19 December.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019
Casamigos threw its annual âBrought to You by Those Who Drink Itâ Halloween party at Casamigos Co-founder Mike Meldman's Beverly Hills home.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
Pride Films and Plays will stage the first Chicago production in more than a decade of A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE, the heartwarming musical created by Lynn Ahrens, Stephen Flaherty, and Terrence McNally, the team that wrote RAGTIME and ANASTASIA. A MAN OF NO IMPORTANCE is based on a 1994 film starring Albert Finney and features a gorgeous Irish-influenced score.
by Monroe George - Oct 16, 2019
The Public Theater presents Soft Power, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton, and is directed by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman. Check out photos from opening night below!
by Claudio Erlichman - Oct 10, 2019
'Move It, Move It!'! Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto the stage in this live musical spectacular. This smash hit musical features all of your favourite crack-a-lackin' friends as they escape from their home in New York's Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien's Madagascar. This new musical from TouchÃ© Entretenimento opens on October 11 at Theatro NET Sao PauloÂ with 06 sets, 3D effects, over 60 costumesÂ and a giant led screen, with unprecedented technology in Brazil.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2019
Feinstein's at Vitello's newest monthly series, mostlyNEWmusicals, continues Monday, 10.7.19 with selections from 2 musicals by acclaimed composer and recording artist Kevin Ray. The cast features Broadway's Rhett George (MEMPHIS, WICKED, SWEET CHARITY) along with Tommy Hobson (âFresh Beat Band,â Ovation Award winner: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at La Mirada), Laura Dickinson (âPhineas and Ferb,â 4x GrammyÂ® winner, 3x EmmyÂ® winner), Eric B. Anthony (B'way: THE LION KING, Skylight Theatre: BRONCO BILLY), Gabriela Carrillo (PRINCE OF EGYPT at Tuacahn, AMERICAN MARIACHI at South Coast Rep), Marisa Matthews (EVITA at San Diego Rep, upcoming ROCK OF AGES in Hollywood), Elysa Gomez (Las Vegas: ROCK OF AGES, world premiere: CONGA), Miatta Lebile (CBS Diversity Showcase), Kelley Dorney (NICE WORK at Musical Theater West, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE at 3D and Tuacahn), and Bella Hicks (national tour: BEEHIVE, AMERICAN IDOT at La Mirada) and Justin Luciano (WEST SIDE STORY at VA Rep).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Constance Wu came to the new musical Soft Power at The Public Theater last night. She posed backstage with the cast, along with her guests, Thea Brooks and Mia Katigbak.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Disney's Tony Award-winning musical Newsies, an inspiring story about kids who fight for what is right at the turn of the century, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and book by Harvey Fierstein. Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, this family-friendly musical follows the story of newsboys and newsgirls who dream of a better life and lead a crusade for justice. Just in time for the holidays, the score features fan favorites, including a?oeKing of New York,a?? a?oeCarrying the Bannera?? and a?oeSeize the Day.a?? Newsies, directed by Molly Smith, with choreography by Parker Esse and music direction by Laura Bergquist, will run November 1-December 22, 2019 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Get a first look at The Public Theater's production of SOFT POWER, with play and lyrics by Tony Award winner David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winner Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nominee Sam Pinkleton, and direction by Tony nominee Leigh Silverman.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2019
The Great American Songbook Foundation inducted songwriter Paul Williams and composer-bandleader Duke Ellington into its Songbook Hall of Fame during a star-studded gala Saturday at the Center for the Performing Arts in Carmel.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
'Two thirds rhythm and one third soul.' That's how Fats Waller defined the uniquely AmericanÂ formÂ of popular music and dance known as 'swing.' Requiring only joyful enthusiasm and a ready partner, swing exploded out of pre-war Harlem's hotbed of youth culture and swept the world.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
The Public Theater presents SOFT POWER,Â with play and lyrics by Tony Award winnerÂ David Henry Hwang, music and additional lyrics by Tony Award winnerÂ Jeanine Tesori, choreography by Tony nomineeÂ Sam Pinkleton,Â and is directed by Tony nomineeÂ Leigh Silverman.Â
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2019
The New Group presents Cyrano, beginning October 11, ahead of an official opening night on November 7. Cyrano is adapted by Erica Schmidt from Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand, with Music by Aaron Dessner and Bryce Dessner of The National, Lyrics by Matt Berninger of The National and Carin Besser, and Choreography by Jeff and Rick Kuperman, directed by Erica Schmidt.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
TheÂ Broadway-boundÂ production ofÂ Cagney,Â based on the lifeÂ of Academy AwardÂ winnerÂ James Cagney,Â launchesÂ PioneerÂ Theatre Company's season this Fall.Â
by Amanda Prahl - Sep 3, 2019
Over the course of a few years, director Rachel Chavkin has gone from being a staple of the off-Broadway scene to the director with one of the most distinctive and creative aesthetics on Broadway. That's just one of many ways that she proves she's in a league all her own.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019
George Takei recently stopped by Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish at Stage 42! Following the performance, he posed backstage with members of the company.