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Jason Gotay Joins New York City Center's EVITAJason Gotay Joins New York City Center's EVITA
by BWW News Desk - October 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that Jason Gotay has joined New York City Center's Gala Presentation of Evita, November 13 - 24. Gotay will bring to life Che Guevara. (more...)
Solea Pfeiffer and Maia Reficco to Soar Rainbow High Leading New York City Center's EVITASolea Pfeiffer and Maia Reficco to Soar Rainbow High Leading New York City Center's EVITA
by BWW News Desk - September 4, 2019

New York City Center today announced casting for the Gala Presentation of Evita, November 13 a?' 24. (more...)
Encores! Sets Cast for 2020 Season; Alexandra Socha, Kate Baldwin, Ashley ParkEncores! Sets Cast for 2020 Season; Alexandra Socha, Kate Baldwin, Ashley Park
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2019

New York City Center today announced select casting for the 2020 Encores! season. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman Tell the Story of ROAD SHOW at Encores! TalkbackBWW TV Exclusive: Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman Tell the Story of ROAD SHOW at Encores! Talkback
by BroadwayWorld TV - August 4, 2019

Following a performance last weekend, Sondheim and John Weidman sat down with Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Anne Kauffman and Director Will Davis to discuss  the show's journey from conception to stage.  (more...)
BWW Review: Stephen Sondheim/John Weidman's ROAD SHOW Explores Reinvention and ResiliencyBWW Review: Stephen Sondheim/John Weidman's ROAD SHOW Explores Reinvention and Resiliency
by Michael Dale - July 27, 2019

When he passed on at age 60 in 1933, Addison Mizner was best known as the architect whose Spanish Colonial and Mediterranean style helped define the emerging visual culture of South Florida. When his younger brother Wilson Mizner died two months later, he was best known as a raconteur whose name could occasionally be found among the writing credits of a Broadway play or Hollywood feature. (more...)
Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of Encores! ROAD SHOWPhoto Flash: Inside Opening Night of Encores! ROAD SHOW
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2019

Wrapping up the Encores! Off-Center season is Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Road Show, running through July 27. Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)
Review Roundup: ROAD SHOW at Encores! Off-CenterReview Roundup: ROAD SHOW at Encores! Off-Center
by Review Roundups - July 25, 2019

Directed and choreographed by Will Davis, with music direction by James Moore, Road Show tells the somewhat true story of the Mizner brothers who inherit a small fortune at the turn of the 20th Century and set out to grab their piece of the American Dream in a country where anything seems possible. The production will star Chuck Cooper (Papa Mizner), Raúl Esparza (Wilson Mizner), Jin Ha (Hollis Bessemer), Mary Beth Peil (Mama Mizner), and Brandon Uranowitz (Addison Mizner). (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Raul Esparza, Brandon Uranowitz & More in Encores! ROAD SHOWPhoto Flash: First Look at Raul Esparza, Brandon Uranowitz & More in Encores! ROAD SHOW
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 2019

Wrapping up the Encores! Off-Center season is Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Road Show, running through July 27. Check out a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! ROAD SHOWBWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! ROAD SHOW
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 24, 2019

Wrapping up the Encores! Off-Center season is Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Road Show, running tonight, July 24, through July 27. (more...)
Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman Will Take Part in ROAD SHOW TalkbackStephen Sondheim and John Weidman Will Take Part in ROAD SHOW Talkback
by BWW News Desk - July 22, 2019

Wrapping up the Encores! Off-Center season is Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Road Show, running July 24-27. Following the matinee on Saturday, July 27, a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman will join Encores! Off-Center Artistic Director Anne Kauffman and Director Will Davis to discuss the making of this production. (more...)
BWW TV: Raul Esparza, Jin Ha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! ROAD SHOWBWW TV: Raul Esparza, Jin Ha & More Give Sneak Peek of Encores! ROAD SHOW
by TV - Press Previews - July 18, 2019

Wrapping up the Encores! Off-Center season is  Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman's Road Show, running July 24-27. Directed and choreographed by Will Davis, with music direction by James Moore, Road Show tells the somewhat true story of the Mizner brothers who inherit a small fortune at the turn of the 20th Century and set out to grab their piece of the American Dream in a country where anything seems possible. The production will star Chuck Cooper (Papa Mizner), Raul Esparza (Wilson Mizner), Jin Ha (Hollis Bessemer), Mary Beth Peil (Mama Mizner), and Brandon Uranowitz (Addison Mizner). (more...)
Jack Viertel Will Leave New York City Center Encores! After 20 Years as Artistic DirectorJack Viertel Will Leave New York City Center Encores! After 20 Years as Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - July 16, 2019

Jack Viertel, who has run New York City Center's Encores! series for the past twenty years, has just announced that he will resign from his position as Artistic Director at the end of the 2020 season. (more...)
BWW Review: Encores! Off-Center Brings Back Maria Irene Fornes and Rev. Al Carmines' Fresh and Vibrant PROMENADEBWW Review: Encores! Off-Center Brings Back Maria Irene Fornes and Rev. Al Carmines' Fresh and Vibrant PROMENADE
by Michael Dale - July 15, 2019

Through the leadership of Reverend Bernard Scott, Greenwich Village's Judson Memorial Church became a center for emerging artists during the 1950s, welcoming the experimental, the avant-garde and the political to have their work seen without fear of censorship. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Bryonha Marie Parham, Bonnie Milligan & More in Encores! PROMENADEPhoto Flash: First Look at Bryonha Marie Parham, Bonnie Milligan & More in Encores! PROMENADE
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2019

Next up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Promenade (July 10 & 11) as part of New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season. (more...)
BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Encores! PROMENADE, with Bryonha Marie Parham, Bonnie Milligan & More!BWW TV: Watch a Sneak Peek of Encores! PROMENADE, with Bryonha Marie Parham, Bonnie Milligan & More!
by TV - Press Previews - July 3, 2019

Next up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Promenade (July 10 & 11) as part of New York City Center's 75th Anniversary Season. The cast is in rehearsals and gave us a special sneak peek! Go behind the scenes with the whole company below! (more...)
BWW TV: What Is Encores! PROMENADE All About? We Put the Cast to the Test!BWW TV: What Is Encores! PROMENADE All About? We Put the Cast to the Test!
by BroadwayWorld TV - July 5, 2019

While the cast was in rehearsals, they stopped to play a little game that we like to call Synopsis Showdown! Watch as they find the words to tell us more about the almost forgotten musical! (more...)
BWW Review: Encores! Off-Center Turns WORKING Into A Tribute To New York City Center's EmployeesBWW Review: Encores! Off-Center Turns WORKING Into A Tribute To New York City Center's Employees
by Michael Dale - June 29, 2019

Unlike the vast majority of musicals granted concert productions by City Center's Encores! Off-Center, the collaborate effort known as WORKING did not play an Off-Broadway run before hitting Times Square. Instead, Chicago's Goodman Theatre production transferred to the 46th Street Theatre in 1978, where it garnered numerous Tony nominations, including best musical. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Inside the Opening Night After Party For WORKING at Encores! Off-CenterPhoto Coverage: Inside the Opening Night After Party For WORKING at Encores! Off-Center
by Walter McBride - June 27, 2019

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Check out photos from the after party! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Encores! Off-Center's WORKING Cast Takes Their Opening Night BowsPhoto Coverage: Encores! Off-Center's WORKING Cast Takes Their Opening Night Bows
by Walter McBride - June 27, 2019

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Check out photos of the cast taking their opening bows! (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! Off-Center's WORKING!BWW TV: Watch Highlights from Encores! Off-Center's WORKING!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 26, 2019

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Working: A Musical evokes the unsung nobility of American workers-from the hardworking waitress to the worn out millworker. A living, breathing testament to the people who make this country run, the Off-Center production will incorporate stories from City Center's employees in celebration of the 75th Anniversary Season, acting as a time capsule for the landmark occasion. (more...)
BWW TV: Christopher Jackson, Helen Hunt and More Give a Sneak Peek of Encores! WORKINGBWW TV: Christopher Jackson, Helen Hunt and More Give a Sneak Peek of Encores! WORKING
by TV - Press Previews - June 20, 2019

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Working: A Musical evokes the unsung nobility of American workers-from the hardworking waitress to the worn out millworker. A living, breathing testament to the people who make this country run, the Off-Center production will incorporate stories from City Center's employees in celebration of the 75th Anniversary Season, acting as a time capsule for the landmark occasion. (more...)
Breaking: Ashley Park-Led THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, EVITA, MACK & MABEL & More Set for NY City Center's 2019-20 SeasonBreaking: Ashley Park-Led THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, EVITA, MACK & MABEL & More Set for NY City Center's 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 3, 2019

New York City Center today announced programming for the 2019 - 2020 season, which will include Mack and Mabel (Feb 19-23), Kurt Weill's Love Life (March 18-22) directed by Victoria Clark, and a 'new version' of Thoroughly Modern Millie (May 6-10), featuring edits by the playwright Lauren Yee and led by 2018 Tony nominee Ashley Park. (more...)
Photo Flash: Go Inside Closing Night of Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOESPhoto Flash: Go Inside Closing Night of Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

Just last night, New York City Center concluded the Encores! season with High Button Shoes. The production featured Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet). (more...)
Review Roundup: Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOESReview Roundup: Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

This week, New York City Center presents the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production features Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet). (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Urie & More in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOESPhoto Flash: First Look at Michael Urie & More in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

This week, New York City Center presents the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production features Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet). (more...)

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