Highlights

The 73rd Annual Tony Awards set for Sunday, June 9

The Tony Awards have announced that the 73rd Annual Tony Awards will be broadcast live on CBS on Sun June 9, 2019 (8:00 PM - 11:00 PM), from Radio City Music Hall. The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The official eligibility cut-off date will be Thurs April 25 for all Broadway productions opening in the 2018-2019 season. Productions which meet all other eligibility requirements and open on or before the... Read More

 
The Drama League's 2018 Gala will Honor Nathan Lane

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Dir) has announced the roster of special guest performers for its 35th Annual Benefit Gala: A Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Nathan Lane. The black-tie evening, which will also celebrate theater producer Fran Weissler for Visionary Leadership in American Theater, will take place on Mon Nov 5 beginning at 6:30 PM at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue). The Gala Co-Chairs are Kathy Henderson, Janet M. Kagan, and Joseph Pizza... Read More

 
TADA! Youth Theater Announces 2018-2019 Season

The TADA! Youth Theater has announced its 2018-19 season, which includes three productions of original musicals, including one world premiere. TADA! performances are one-hour long, affordable, fun-filled musicals that are perfect for family audiences of ages 3+. They are presented by talented kids who are members of TADA!’s Resident Youth Ensemble.  The season will open with Sleepover playing 16 performances, Nov 16 through Dec 2. Sleepover tackles all the amusing and hairy... Read More

 
Second Stage's Fall Benefit will Honor Harvey Fierstein

Second Stage Theater, now celebrating its 40th Anniversary, will host their Fall Benefit on Mon Nov 12 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th St) honoring Harvey Fierstein. The evening will feature performances and appearances by Cyndi Lauper, Billy Porter, Rosie O’Donnell, Annaleigh Ashford, Keala Settle, Wayne Brady, Christopher Sieber, Michael Urie and Marissa Jaret Winokur and the original Hairspray Dynamites. The one-night-only benefit event will celebrate "Torch Song" returning to the... Read More

 
Christine Ebersole will be honored at The Workshop Theater's fifth annual unGALA

Christine Ebersole will be honored at The Workshop Theater's fifth annual unGALA on Mon Oct 22 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM at Manhattan Penthouse (80 Fifth Ave.) There will be live jazz, a cocktail supper, an open bar, and both a live and silent auction. The Workshop Theater, now 25 years old, is devoted to the rigorous development and production of new American plays and musicals that transport, challenge and surprise both artists and audiences. Now under the direction of Thomas Coté... Read More

 
York Theatre announces 2019 Musicals in Mufti Series

Celebrating the centennial of Alan Jay Lerner,  The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Dir; Evans Haile, Executive Dir) has announced that its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series will celebrate the work of the legendary librettist and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, whose hundredth birthday was August 31, 2018.  The series honors one of the creators behind such classics as Brigadoon, Camelot, Love Life, and My Fair Lady. The 2019 Winter Musicals of Mufti series... Read More

 
Applications Open for HERE's Signature $100,000 Residency Program

HERE (Kristin Marting, Founding Artistic Dir) has announced that applications for the HERE Artist Residency Program (HARP) are currently open. This multi-year, $100,000 residency program was created in 1999 and serves as a national model. HARP provides commission funds, development support, career planning, and a full production to recipients, all within a collaborative environment of peers working across artistic disciplines including theatre, dance, music, puppetry, visual art, and new... Read More

 
The 24 Hour Musicals Announces Casting & Creative Teams

The 24 Hour Plays have announced their cast and creative team for The 24 Hour Musicals premiere Broadway event, in partnership with The Lillys.  The 24 Hour Musicals will take place on Mon Oct 29th at 8 PM at the American Airlines.  The 24 Hour Musicals will feature four brand new musicals written and performed in the span of just 24 hours. This year’s musicals will be directed by Carolyn Cantor, Kathleen Marshall, Robert O’Hara and Kate Whoriskey; and will be writte... Read More

 
Nadine Wong Joins American Theatre Wing Board of Trusties

American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President & CEO) has announced that Nadine Wong has been appointed to the Board of Trustees after having served on the Advisory Committee. Nadine Wong joins the current Board of Trustees, which include Trustee Emeritus William Craver; Honorary Chair Angela Lansbury; Trustee Emerita Jo Sullivan Loesser; Chair David Henry Hwang; Immediate Past Chair William Ivey Long; Vice-Chairs Natasha Katz, Marva Smalls, and Pamela Zilly; Treasurer James... Read More

 
Ming Cho Lee Honored With Lifetime Achievement Award From The Henry Hewes Design Awards

Designer and teacher Ming Cho Lee will be honored with the first Lifetime Achievement Award bestowed by the Henry Hewes Design Awards at the 54th annual luncheon ceremony in New York on Mon Oct 22.  Lee has been honored with three Henry Hewes Design Awards. Founded in 1964, these annual awards honor designers for work in venues on Broadway, off Broadway and off-off Broadway, recognizing not only the traditional categories of Scenic Design, Costume Design and Lighting Design, but also... Read More

 
RRR Creative & D'Marie Analytics form digital talent agency THE CAST

RRR Creative, a creative agency focused on entertainment and fashion, and D’Marie Analytics, a  social media analytics and influencer casting company, has announced the development of THE CAST, the first dedicated digital talent agency exclusively representing leading Broadway talent. The new digital agency launches with a roster of Broadway stars across two boards, “Leading Players” and “Rising Stars.” Harnessing the power of some the most devoted... Read More

 
THE ACTORS FUND ANNOUNCES REUNION CONCERT OF “THEY’RE PLAYING OUR SONG” WITH B'WAY ORIGINALS

The Actors Fund has announced a 40th Anniversary reunion benefit concert of the 1979 Broadway production of "They’re Playing Our Song." The concert will be held on Mon Feb 11th at 7:30 PM at the Music Box (239 West 45th St) and will star the Broadway cast members Lucie Arnaz as “Sonia Walsk” and Robert Klein as “Vernon Gersch”. Featuring a book by Neil Simon and a score by  Marvin Hamlisch and Carole Bayer Sager, the musical played for over 1000... Read More

 
STAGE DIRECTORS AND CHOREOGRAPHERS FOUNDATION ANNOUNCES PLANS FOR 2019 "MR. ABBOTT" AWARD GALA

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the independent, not-for-profit affiliate of SDC, Stage Directors and Choreographers Society has announced unique plans for its 2019 award evening, which will feature original choreographic pieces resulting from a special commissioning program, with the application period now open. SDCF also announced that Victoria Traube would receive a special “Mr. Abbott” Award at the event, to be held March 25 at th... Read More

 
Brandon Victor Dixon to host Houses on the Moon Theater Company Benefit

Houses on the Moon Theater Company (Emily Joy Weiner, Co-Founder & Artistic Director; Kevin Connor, Managing Director), the New York based not-for-profit theatre company that “dispels ignorance and isolation through the theatrical amplification of unheard voices” will honor those that champion the unheard voice:  award-winning producer, director and choreographer Warren Adams and celebrate immigrant rights activist Ravi Ragbir and The New Sanctuary Coalition with the... Read More

 
Pan Asian Repertory Theatre's 2018 Arts & Action Gala Dinner set for 10/18

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre (Tisa Chang, Artistic Producing Dir) will host a one-night only special event celebrating the upcoming season with the 2018 Arts & Action Gala Dinner on Thurs Oct 18 at The Golden Unicorn Restaurant (18 East B'way at Catherine St). The 2018 honorees  are playwright, director, and veteran Broadway and film actor Ernest Abuba, former Senior Program Officer of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation Cheryl Ikemiya, and a Special-In-Memoriam tribute to Georg... Read More

 
McIntyre & Margherita to headline indistry reading of Radio Galaxy

RADIO GALAXY a new play by Michele Aldin Kushner, will be performed at invitation-only readings on Thurs Sept 27 at 11:00 AM and 3:00 PM and Fri Sept 28 at 2:00 Pm at the Westside (407 W. 43rd St.) "Radio Galaxy" is directed by Mark Waldrop and produced by Margot Astrachan. Tino is a 17 year-old science prodigy from a hard working, blue-collar family, who dreams of university and a career in astronomy. Tino's parents tried for so long to have a child, and finally... Read More

 
2018 Theater Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

The Theater Hall of Fame has announced the 2018 Inductees: Actors Rene Auberjonais, Christine Baranski, Cicely Tyson, playwrights Maria Irene Fornes, David Henry Hwang, Adrienne Kennedy, director Joe Mantello, and posthumously James Houghton. The 48th Annual Theater Hall of Fame for Lifetime Achievement in the American Theater will be presented on Mon Nov 12 at the Gershwin. Dana Ivey, will be the Mistress of Ceremonies. The Theater Hall of Fame was created in 1970 at the Gershwin Theatre b... Read More

 
Julia Jarcho named recipient of 2018 Mark O'Donnell Prize

The Actors Fund and Playwrights Horizons have announced that New York City playwright Julia Jarcho is the 2018 recipient of “The Mark O’Donnell Prize”, an annual prize presented to an emerging theater artist in recognition of her or his talent and promise.   Inspired by the eccentric mind of Mark O’Donnell, “The Mark O’Donnell Prize” is targeted toward “America’s most anomalous, singular and curious emerging writers,... Read More

 
Johanna Pfaelzer to step down from NY Stage and Film to become Artistic Dir of Berkeley Rep

New York Stage and Film has announced that Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer will be stepping down from her longtime leadership position with the organization to become the new Artistic Director of Berkeley Repertory Theatre beginning Sept 1, 2019. She will conclude her tenure with New York Stage and Film at the end of the company’s 2019 Powerhouse Summer Season. Pfaelzer will remain on the Board of Directors of New York Stage and Film, and will work closely with the Founders and... Read More

 
Actors Fund’s Career Transition For Dancers Masquerade Ball set for 10/31

The Actors Fund has announced that they will honor Baayork Lee, Jerry Mitchell, John Deluca, & Rob Marshall; with a special Actors Fund Medal of Honor presented to actress, dancer and choreographer Carmen de Lavallade, at The Actors Fund’s Career Transition For Dancers Masquerade Ball on Wed Oct 31 at the Marriott Marquis (1535 B'way). The gala evening will benefit The Actors Fund’s services for the dance community. The celebration begins at 6:00 PM with cocktails and is... Read More

 
SDC names Oskar Eustis first recipient of Gordon Davidson Award

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF) has named Oskar Eustis as the first recipient of its new honor, The Gordon Davidson Award, which will be bestowed annually by SDCF to recognize a director or choreographer for lifetime achievement and distinguished service in the regional theatre nationally. The presentation of the award will take place on Sat Sept 22, at the Center Theatre Group’s Annex/ Gordon Davidson Rehearsal Hall, in a by-invitation-only event. Mr Eustis... Read More

 
Roundabout will Present Benefit Perf of My ONE AND ONLY starring Sutton Foster

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced a special Benefit Musical Performance of My One and Only, the musical comedy by Peter Stone and Timothy S. Mayer with music and lyrics by George and Ira Gershwin.  Sutton Foster will return to Roundabout as “Edythe Herbert” and be joined by Gavin Creel. The Benefit Musical Performance will take place on Mon Nov 12 at 7:30 PM at the Stephen Sondheim. The plot of My One and Only centers on... Read More

 
Audra McDonald will headline 2019 WTF Gala

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) has announced that the 2019 WTF Gala in New York City honoring Board Chairman Matt Harris for his leadership will be held on Mon Feb 11, 2019, and will feature an evening of performance by Audra McDonald. Further details, including the Gala venue, will be announced at a later date. To learn more about the 2019 WTF Gala, please call (212) 395-9090 x110 or visit gala.wtfestival.org.  Press contact: DKC/O&M Co... Read More

 
LAUREN YEE AND JACLYN BACKHAUS NAMED 2018 RECIPIENTS OF THE HORTON FOOTE PRIZE

Mari Marchbanks (Founder and Executive Director) has announced the 2018 recipients of the biennial Horton Foote Prize, named in honor of the late playwright, which recognizes excellence in American theater. The 2018 Prize for Outstanding New American Play, presented to a work produced in the 2016-17 or 2017-18 seasons, is awarded to Cambodian Rock Band by Lauren Yee. The 2018 Prize for Promising New American Play, presented to a previously unproduced work, is awarded to India Pale Ale by... Read More

 
Red Bull Theater to present benefit performance of Coward's "Tonight at 8:30"

Red Bull Theater will present a one-night-only benefit performance of Noel Cowards's TONIGHT AT 8:30 on Mon Oct 15 at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia (2537 B'way) at 8:30 PM. The evening, directed by Jesse Berger, features three one-acts. Red Peppers, described by Coward as “a vaudeville sketch sandwiched in between two parodies of music hall songs”; Shadow Play: A Musical Fantasy, a surreal love story between a married couple and their younger selves; and Ways and Means, a madcap comedy... Read More

 
Abingdon Theatre Company's 2018 Gala will Honor Donna Murphy and feature perf of "Closer than Ever"

Abingdon Theatre Company (Tony Speciale, Artistic Director; Denise Dickens, Producing Director) will launch their 26th season with a special one-night-only gala event on Mon Oct 22 at The Edison Ballroom. The evening honors Donna Murphy. The event will begin at 6:00 PM with a cocktail reception, dinner, honoree tribute and live auction, followed by an all-star concert performance of  Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire's award-winning musical revue Closer Than Ever. The casting i... Read More

 
2018 Steinberg Playwright Awards set for 12/3

2018 Steinberg Playwright Awards will take place on Monday, Dec 3, 2018.   The annual event will take place at the Mitzi E. Newhouse at Lincoln Center Theatre. Additional details will be announced in the coming weeks. Press contact: Slate PR (212/993-5841)... Read More

 
New York City Center announces Anne Kauffman as Artistic Director of Encores! Off-Center

New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler have announced Anne Kauffman as Artistic Director of Encores! Off-Center for the 2019 season. Founding Artistic Director Jeanine Tesori will maintain her relationship with the popular summer series as Creative Advisor – working with Kauffman to curate programming which will conclude City Center’s 75th Anniversary Season. Kauffman and Tesori served as Co-Artistic Directors for the 2018 series. Programming for the 2019 ... Read More

 
Prospect Theater Co & Greymatters will present benefit concert of THE FLOOD

THE FLOOD, an original musical inspired by the historic 1993 Mississippi River Floods, will receive a one night only concert presentation at The TimesCenter (242 W 41st St) on Sat Sept 8 at 8:00 PM. Produced by Prospect Theater Company, the reading kicks off their 2018-2019 season and this IGNITE series concert is presented in partnership with Greymatters Productions.  Co-created by founding company artists Peter Mills (co-writer: book, music and... Read More

 
MTC's Fall Benifit to Honor Bernadette Peters

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2018 Fall Benefit, honoring legendary Bernadette Peters, on Mon Nov 19 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd St and Park Ave). Sue Bovenkerk Slager, Lisa Towbin and Susan Winter are co-chairs of the 2018 Fall Benefit. The event will begin with cocktails which will be followed by by dinner and a tribute to Ms Peters. All proceeds from this annual event will support ... Read More

 
La Jolla Playhouse names Eric Keen-Louie Producing Director

La Jolla Playhouse  has announced the appointment of Eric Keen-Louie as Producing Director. Keen-Louie will take over the reins producing the Playhouse's subscription season from Associate Artistic Director Jaime Castañeda, who will be departing the Playhouse next month to pursue freelance directing projects for theatre and television in Los Angeles. Mr Keen-Louie joins the Playhouse after seven years at The Old Globe, where he started as Associate Producer and later... Read More

 
The Public announces casting for WE RISE: A CELEBRATION OF RESISTANCE concert

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Dir; Patrick Willingham, Executive Dir) in collaboration with the Resistance Revival Chorus have announced additional casting for the free Public Forum, WE RISE: A CELEBRATION OF RESISTANCE, on Mon Aug 13 at 8:00 PM   at the Delacorte. This one-night-only event puts both the music and the movement onstage with performances, speeches, and more. Jojo Abot, Ayo, Abby Dobson, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Deva Mahal, Indya Moore, Jess Morales,... Read More

 
NYU Announces Broadway Ochestra Training Course

New York University (NYU) has announced its first-ever Broadway Orchestra initiative -- a new instrumental performance course and ensemble designed to train the next generation of Broadway musicians, launching in fall 2018. The initiative is led by Ted Sperling and John Miller. Students will learn industry-specific skills—such as sight reading Broadway books, recording skills, and how to land a job in musical theater—and present a season of performances. Miller and Sperling will... Read More

 
The Actors Fund will Host Celebrity Paddle Batte Benefit

The Actors Fund has announced it is hosting its first “Celebrity Paddle Battle”, a one-night-only benefit evening on Mon Aug 27 from 6:30-9:30 PM at SPiN New York (48 East 23rd St). The event is hosted in part by The Actors Fund’s Young Professionals Committee and will support the programs and services of The Actors Fund. This will be a fun evening of ping pong, a 3-hour open bar, light fare and a chance for guests to mingle and play a game or two with performers from... Read More

 
HERE ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP TRANSITION

HERE’s Board of Directors has announced that long-time Producing/Executive Director Kim Whitener will step down from HERE Art Center this fall to return to creative producing and consulting with her company KiWi Productions, where she will work with a range of US artists and companies primarily in the contemporary opera-theater and music-theater worlds. Since receiving notice, HERE’s Board of Directors has conducted an institutional assessment and has announced promotions... Read More

 
THE SECRET GARDEN, DOUG WRIGHT AND ANTOINETTE NWANDU TO BE HONORED AT SAMUEL FRENCH AWARDS

Samuel French has announced that The Secret Garden (writing team Lucy Simon & Marsha Norman), Doug Wright, and Antoinette Nwandu will be honored at the third annual Samuel French Awards.  A special acknowledgement will also go to Heidi Ettinger, originating producer and set designer of The Secret Garden. Created to recognize the great work and unparalleled passion of theatre artists, as well as applaud their significant contributions to the industry, the Samuel French Awards... Read More

 
Michael Barra Launches Lively McCabe Entertainment

Producer Michael Barra, who most recently served as President of Media & Entertainment at The Araca Group (and was previously an exec at Disney), has announced the official launch of Lively McCabe Entertainment.  Co-founded with Katie Dietz, Lively McCabe Entertainment is an independent production company that will allow Barra to continue as a packager and producer of media intellectual properties for the live stage, as well as television series, films, digital media, and book ... Read More

 
Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction set for 9/30

The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will take place in Shubert Alley and along West 44th and West 45th Streets. The event historically has taken place on the third Sunday of September. This year, however, it is set for September 30 due to activities scheduled for the UN General Assembly the weekend before. Opportunities to pre-bid on one-of-a-kind memorabilia, chances to meet beloved Broadway stars and unforgettable onstage and backstage opportunities will be announced in the ... Read More

 
Scott Pyne Named New Executive Director of NYMF

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) has announced that Scott Pyne will become Executive Director at NYMF beginning this September. Pyne succeeds current Executive Director Dan Markley, who has been with NYMF since 2013 and will depart the company following this year’s festival. Under its new structure, Scott will be co-leading NYMF with Producing Artistic Director Rachel Sussman. Mr Pyne previously served as the Director of Development of the Festival at NYMF from 2010 to... Read More

 
ABRONS ARTS CENTER’S 2018-2019 SEASON CELEBRATES 125TH ANNIVERSARY OF HENRY STREET SETTLEMENT

Abrons Arts Center’s 2018-19 season, curated by Artistic Director Craig Peterson and Director of Programming, Ali Rosa-Salas, along with guest artists and organizational partners, will celebrate the 125th anniversary of Henry Street Settlements through 26 public events, primarily World Premiere performances and exhibitions, that examine the critical role the arts have played in both reflecting and challenging the social and political norms of our times. The institution's Lowe... Read More

 
Applications open for The Drama League's 2019 Director Residency Programs

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) has opened its applications to the public for the 2019 Director Residency Programs, which support theatre directors with resources to build and develop new plays, musicals, performance pieces, hybrid works, and devised theatre projects during the 2019 calendar year.  The deadline for completed applications is Fri Sept 7, 2018.  Applications are now available at www.dramaleague.org for four residency... Read More

 
Sutton Folster to headline Westport County Playhouses 2018 Gala

Sutton Foster will headline Westport Country Playhouse’s 2018 Gala on Sat Sept 8, performing Broadway standards with a trio of musicians. Eunice and David Bigelow, co-chairmen of the family-run Bigelow Tea Company, headquartered in Fairfield, CT, will be honored with the Playhouse’s 2018 Leadership Award for their vision and philanthropy. The Gala’s theme, “Andalusian Nights,” ties in with the Playhouse’s autumn production of “Man of La... Read More

 
NAMT sets 30th Anniversary Lineup

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thurs Oct 25 and Fri Oct 26 at New World Stages (340 West 50th St). The Festival events will kick off on Mon Oct 22 with Thank You, 30!, a gala event to celebrate the 30th Annual Festival. Registration for industry members is free and now open at www.namt.org/festival. The public can also receive passes to... Read More

 
Outer Critics Circle names David Gordon as new President

Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators covering New York theatre for out-of-town newspapers, national publications and other media beyond Broadway, announced today that David Gordon of TheaterMania.com will serve as its new President. Former President Simon Saltzman will continue his longtime association with the OCC in the position of Vice President.  Both positions were voted by the OCC Executive Committee and will take effect... Read More

 
Playwrights Realm Announces Alexis Williams as Associate Artistic Dir

The Playwrights Realm (Katherine Kovner, Founding Artistic Director; Roberta Pereira, Producing Director) today announced that Alexis Williams, a former agent at Bret Adams Artists’ Agency who has assumed multiple roles within the theatre industry, will be joining the company’s team as their first-ever Associate Artistic Director. Press contact: Rachael Shearer/Blake Zidell & Associates (718/643-9052)...   Read More

 
Atlantic announces Middle Eastern MixFest

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director) will present Middle Eastern MixFest, a series of free readings co-curated by playwrights Mona Mansour and Heather Raffo that will run Wed Aug 8 through Thurs Aug 16th at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 W 16th St). This summer, Atlantic will be hosting readings of full-length plays by Abdullah Alkafri translated by Hassan Abdulrazzak, Kareem Fahmy, Hannah Khalil, Mona Mansour & Tala Manassah, and Stav... Read More

 
The New Group presents reading of Larry Kramer's The Destiny of Me 6/25

Ellen Barkin, Eric Bogosian, Edie Falco, Gideon Glick, Josh Hamilton, Lee Pace and Mark Ruffalo will appear in a one-night-only reading of Larry Kramer’s The Destiny of Me, to benefit The New Group.  Trip Cullman directs with an introduction by Tony Kushner. This special event takes place at on Mon June 25 at 7:00 PM at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher St). For tickets & more information, please... Read More

 
Drama League to Honor Nathan Lane at 35th Annual Gala

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced that Nathan Lane is the Honoree for the organization’s 35th Annual Benefit Gala: A Musical Celebration of Broadway.  The black-tie evening honoring Mr. Lane will take place on Mon Nov 5 beginning at 6:30 PM  at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue). The gala will feature The Drama League’s signature one-night-only musical tribute in Mr. Lane’s honor, with performances by stars of both... Read More

 
Roundabout's 2019 Gala will Honor John Lithgow

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced that its annual 2019 Gala will celebrate John Lithgow with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre on Monday, February 25, 2019.  The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre is named after the late Jason Robards for his longstanding relationship with Roundabout and memorable body of stage work. It is given to those who have made an indelible impact on both Roundabout and the theatre world.... Read More

 
JOHN GORE ORGANIZATION ACQUIRES YOUR BROADWAY GENIUS GROUP SALES

Stephanie Lee, President & CEO of Group Sales Box Office (GSBO), part of the John Gore Organization family of companies, has announced the acquisition of Your Broadway Genius (YBG) group sales, formerly owned by  producer, Ken Davenport. Stephanie Lee will oversee the combined operation. For more information, visit www.johngore.com. DKC/O&M (212/695-7400)... Read More

 
New Musical BRAN CASTLE to Receive Industry Reading 6/21

Entertainment industry professionals are invited to attend a private industry presentation of BRAN CASTLE a new musical by Donald Nolan, on Thurs June 21 at 11:00 AM at Ford Studio at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St). "Bran Castle" is directed by Rachel Klein and features musical direction by Andy Peterson. Set during the Revolution of 19th Century Europe in a world of crystal balls and castles, the musical is a sweeping romantic tale of desire and... Read More

 
Jacob Perkins named Literary Manager of New Light Theater Project

New Light Theater Project (Founding Artistic Director, Sarah Norris; Founding Producing Director, Michael Aguirre) has announced that Jacob Perkins has been tapped as Literary Manager. This newly formed position leads the company into its 5th Season. Mr Perkins is a writer and performer from South Carolina.   New Light Theater Project is an ensemble-driven theater company that strives to capture the Little Theater Movement (artistry over commerce; producing new and classic works) in... Read More

 
The Shubert Foundation Announces 2018 grants

The Shubert Foundation has awarded a record total of $30 million to 533 not-for-profit performing arts organizations across the United States. This marks the 36th consecutive year that the Foundation has increased its giving. The Shubert Foundation is the nation’s largest funder dedicated to unrestricted funding of not-for-profit theatres, dance companies, professional theatre training programs and related service agencies. Ranging from $10,000 to $325,000, the grants benefit a... Read More

 
James Earl Jones & Amanda Plummer to lead Night of The Iguana Reading

The Acting Company has announced the full cast of its one-night-only benefit reading of The Night of the Iguana, Tennessee Williams’ feverishly poetic 1961 drama, at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th St between Park and Lexington Ave) on Mon June 11. Michael Wilson will direct a cast including James Earl Jones, Amanda Plummer, Elizabeth Ashley, Dana Delany, Bill Heck and Susannah Perkins with Dakin Matthews, Brian Cross, Stacia... Read More

 
Memorial Service for Jane Maxwell set for 6/4

A memorial service for beloved five-time Tony Award-nominated actress Jan Maxwell will be held on Mon June 4 from 3:00-5:00 PM at Manhattan Theatre Club’s Samuel J. Friedman (261 West 47th St). The service will be free and open to the public, and will feature a series of actors, directors, producers, family, and friends remembering Maxwell’s work and legacy, including: Lynne Meadow, Ana Gasteyer, Allan Duncan & Marilynn Scott Murphy, Martin Rabbett, Richard Romagnoli,... Read More

 
LITTLE DANCER to recieve industry reading 6/8

Producers Anita Waxman and Rodney Rigby have announced  that they will present a private industry reading of the new musical LITTLE DANCER on Friday, June 8 prior to the production’s West Coast Premiere at Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theatre from Mar 22 - April 14. Directed and choreographed by Susan Stroman, "Little Dancer" features a book and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and music by  Stephen Flaherty.The industry reading will star Tiler Peck, r Robert Lindsay, Kate Baldwin, ... Read More

 
Susan Stroman to recieve 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award at York Gala

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director),  will honor musical theatre director/choreographer Susan Stroman with the 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 27th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala to be held on Mon Nov 12,  Venue TBD. The VIP Reception will begin at 6:00 PM followed by a concert and award ceremony at 8:00 PM. York Associate Artistic Director Michael Unger is set to... Read More

 
INProximity Theatre announces Project W Theatre Festival

InProximity Theatre Company (Jolie Curtsinger, Laurie Schaefer Fenton, Co-Artistic Directors) has to announced the cast for this year’s second annual PROJECT W Theatre Festival which includes work by Darcy Parker Bruce, Mathilde Dratwa, Christina Gorman, Donna Hoke, Kara Emily Krantz and recently added Ann Marie Shea. PROJECT W Theatre Festival will take place June 4-9 with readings starting June 5, and will kick-off with an opening night, invite-only party on June 4, 2018 at Tow... Read More

 
Dancers Responding to AIDS Announces Lineup for Fire Island Dance Festival

Festival favorites, dance legends and emerging companies and choreographers alike will join forces at this summer’s Fire Island Dance Festival on July 20-22 in Fire Island Pines, NY. Produced by and benefiting Dancers Responding to AIDS, a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Fire Island Dance Festival will bring acclaimed dance from an array of styles to a picturesque waterfront stage on the Great South Bay. Among the diverse dance companies and choreographers to be featured are... Read More

 
Mint Theater will present reading of Molnar's LILIOM

Mint Theater (Jonathan Bank, Producing Artistic Director) has announced the cast for a rare reading of Ferenc Molnár’s LILIOM which will be presented for one night only, on Mon June 11 at 7:00 pm at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd St).  "Liliom" was turned into the musical "Carousel" by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II which is now enjoying a revival on Broadway. Jesse Marchese directs a cast that features George Abud, Chris Reed Brown, Michael... Read More

 
Off Broadway Alliance Names 2018 Winners

The Off Broadway Alliance, an organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, has announced the winners for the 8th annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit productions that opened Off Broadway during the 2017-2018 season. Awards are presented in six competitive categories: Best New Musical, Best New Play, Best Revival, Best Unique Theatrical Experience, Best Solo Performance, and Best Family Show.... Read More

 
Tectonic Theater Project will present Laramie: A Legacy starring Neil Patrick Harris

Tectonic Theater Project will present LARAMIE: A LEGACY, a reading of The Laramie Project honoring the life and legacy of Matthew Shepard for the 20th anniversary of his death, on Mon Sept 24 at 7:00 PM at the Gerald Lynch Theater at John Jay College. Performers for the evening include Neil Patrick Harris; Mary Louise Parker and  Billy Porter; joining the original company of The Laramie Project: Stephen Belber, Amanda Gronich, Mercedes Herrero, Andy Paris, Gre... Read More

 
Susan Krajsa named President of Broadway Across America

The John Gore Organization (JGO) has announced the promotion of Susan Krajsa to President of Broadway Across America (BAA). A veteran of the Broadway industry, Krajsa has been with the company for twenty seven years in various positions, most recently serving as Executive Vice President, Presenting. Working alongside BAA’s Co-CEO’s, Jeff Daniel and Rich Jaffe, Krajsa will continue to oversee the relationships with the theatrical presenting institutions and partners in... Read More

 
MTC's Spring Gala set for 5/14

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Spring Gala on Mon May 14 at Cipriani 42nd St (110 East 42nd St), hosted by Condola Rashad, featuring performances by many of the most acclaimed musicals on Broadway including The Band’s Visit, Escape to Margaritaville, Frozen, Mean Girls, Once On This Island, SpongeBob SquarePants, and SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical. All performances are subject to change. The evening will be directed by Richard Maltby Jr. The creative team includes Jason... Read More

 
Kathleen Chalfant to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2018 Obies

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) have announced that Kathleen Chalfant will receive a special Obie Award for Lifetime Achievement at the 63rd Annual Obie Awards, which will be held on Mon May 21 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th St). As was previously announced, Emmy and Obie-winning actor John Leguizamo will host this year’s Awards. The judges panel for this season is chaired by longtime Village Voic... Read More

 
2018 Theatre World Awards Announced

The Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors (Dale Badway, President) has announced the 2018 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance who will be celebrated at the 74th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Mon June 4 beginning at 2:00 PM at Circle in the Square (1633 B'way.) Hosted annually by Peter Filichia, the ceremony will be produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors. Theatre World Award Alum Victor Garber will... Read More

 
Irish Rep's Gala Will Honor Alan Jay Lerner

Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director, and Ciarán O'Reilly, Producing Director) will present ALAN JAY LERNER: A CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION, this season’s Gala Benefit production, on Mon June 4 at 7:00 PM at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd St). The evening will honor the  contributions of Irish Rep board member Tina Santi Flaherty, reflecting her many years of leadership support of the theatre. Jeremy Irons will join a host of Broadway stars, a live... Read More

 
4th Annual Broadway Bets set for May 14

Broadway and television stars, theatre fans, poker pros and game-faced novices alike will come together when Broadway Bets, Broadway’s official poker tournament, returns on Mon May 14. The event is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Among the actors expected to ante up are last year’s finalist  Steve Martin, Eric Bogosian, Michael Cera, Billy Crudup,  Richard Kind and Tony Yazbeck. More special guests are in the cards, but won’t show... Read More

 
Goodspeed will Honor Sue Frost at 2018 Gala

On Sat June 9 Goodspeed will hold a celebration of Sue Frost and her commitment to new musicals including special entertainment and the presentation of the Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre. The Gala will take place at  The Riverhouse in Haddam, CT. The evening will begin at 6:00 PM with a VIP reception followed by a cocktail party and silent auction at 6:30 PM ending with a dinner, live auction and special entertainment beginning at 7:30 PM.  For mor... Read More

 
Laura Benanti will host the 2018 Jimmy Awards

The Jimmy Awards has announced that Laura Benanti   will host the 10th annual ceremony on Mon June 25th at 7:30 PM at the Minskoff (200 West 45th St.) The 2018 Jimmy Awards ceremony will include a record number of 80 participants from 40 regional programs across the country. They will compete for the coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actor and Best Performance by an Actress at the 10th annual presentation. The talent showcase will feature dynamic ensemble and sol... Read More

 
The Drama League Announces 2018 Directing Fellows

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced the eleven exceptional stage directors who have been selected as the 2018 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project: Jake Beckhard, Jennifer Chang, Tara Elliott, Kyle Hayden, Myeongsik Jason Jang, Kemar Jewel, Seonjae Kim, Margaret Lee, Dennis Yueh-Yeh Li, Ivey Lowe, and Christopher Nùñez.  They will be publicly introduced to the professional theatre community during the ... Read More

 
Vassar & New York Stage and Film Announce 34th Powerhouse Season

Vassar & New York Stage and Film has announced the programming lineup for their upcoming 34th Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season that brings together some of the most influential theatrical voices working today for fully-staged productions, workshop presentations, and readings of new plays and musicals in progress. The 34th Powerhouse Season will be presented at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, NY from June 22 through July 29, 2018. For more information, visit... Read More

 
American Theatre Wing will Honor Andrew LLoyd Webber at Gala

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President & CEO) has announced that it will celebrate the iconic composer, producer, and ardent philanthropist Andrew Lloyd Webber at its annual Gala, which will be held on Mon Sept 24 at Cipriani 42nd St (110 East 42nd St). The evening will be both a celebration of the Wing’s 101 Years of supporting strong and fearless voices in the American Theatre, as well as a star-studded musical tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber’s unrivaled... Read More

 
Broadway Bares Game Night set for 6/17

This year’s theme for Broadway Bares is Game Night, an unparalleled evening of seductive striptease with a gamified twist. The evening is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Broadway Bares: Game Night will feature more than 150 of the hottest male and female dancers in New York City, rolling the dice and their well-toned bodies in the highly choreographed, highly produced annual spectacular. The 28th annual edition will take place at 9:30 PM and midnight on... Read More

 
Roundabout Will hold 4th Annual Casino Night

On Mon May 7, Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) will host their fourth annual Casino Night, at the American Airlines (227 W 42nd St). All proceeds benefit Roundabout Theatre Company’s many programs, including the Education programs, the Theatrical Workforce Development Program and Artist Residencies. World Series of Poker winner and Roundabout star Jennifer Tilly will host the event and World Poker Tour Champion Phil Laak will have a seat at the ... Read More

 
Urban Stages will honor Jim Dale

Urban Stages’ Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill will celebrate "The Magic of Theater" by presenting the 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award to actor Jim Dale at their Gala Benefit. The event will be held at the Boathouse in Central Park at 6:30 PM on Mon May 14. The award will be presented by Simon Jones. The evening will consist of cocktails, gondola rides in scenic Central Park and entertainment by pianist Matthew Martin Ward and... Read More

 
De Lavallade, Kader & Prince to be Honored at Chita Rivera Awards

Carmen De Lavallade, John Kander, and Harold Prince will be honored at the 2nd Annual Chita Rivera Awards taking place at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place) on  Sun May 20 at 7:30 PM, it was announced today by Nikki Feirt Atkins, founder and producing artistic director of American Dance Machine of the 21st Century and Joe Lanteri, Founder and Executive Director of the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation. Atkins, Lanteri along with... Read More

 
The Actors Fund will honor Beatty, Leon, Rivera & Thurman

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, will hold its Annual Gala on Mon May 14. The evening will celebrateactor and filmmaker Warren Beatty, Broadway and film director Kenny Leon,  actress, singer and dancer Chita Rivera, and  actress Uma Thurman. Mr. Beatty, Mr. Leon, Ms. Rivera and Ms. Thurman will be awarded The Actors Fund’s Medal of Honor. The event begins with 6:00 PM cocktails followed by a 7:0... Read More

 
Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Recieve the Monte Cristo Award

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center will honor Lin-Manuel Miranda with 18th Annual Monte Cristo Award on Mon Apr 30 at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th  St).   Guests scheduled to appear include Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Andy Blankenbuehler, John Cariani, Alexander Gemignani, Christopher Jackson, Alex Lacamoire, Judith Light, Adam Kantor, John McDaniel, Javier Munoz, Karen Olivo, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Hal Prince, Preston Whiteway (Executive Director of th... Read More

 
Beth Leavel & Leslie Kritzer headling Bloody Bloody Jessica Fletcher Industry Reading

The creators of BLOODY BLOODY JESSICA FLETCHER: A Musical Parody With as Much Authorization As a Novelist at a Crime Scene have announced an industry reading to be held Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:00 PM and 3:30 PM at The Green Room 42 (570 10th Avenue).  Tony Award winner Beth Leavel will star as the title character, joined by co-creators Josh Lamon and Phillip Taratula, as well as Leslie Kritzer, Randy Blair, Emily Walton & Gretchen Wylder.  The show features a book by Kevin... Read More

 
TDF 50th Anniversary Gala set for 6/18

TDF, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone, which is celebrating 50 years of service to audiences and the performing arts community in 2018, has announced it will be honoring playwright Tony Kushner at its 50th Anniversary Gala on Mon June 18 at  Gotham Hall (1356 B'way.) Additionally, James Lapine will be presented the inaugural TDF Founders Award. The TDF Founders Award is being created to honor individuals and... Read More

 
From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Parkland, USA set for 4/16

Following the tragic events that took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on February 14, the Broadway community will unite with many of the inspiring and world-changing MSD students to perform From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Parkland, USA on Mon April 16 at 7:00 PM at the BB&T Center in Sunrise, FL.  The concert will feature musical performances and special appearances from a variety of Broadway and TV’s biggest names including Matthew... Read More

 
63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards set for June 3, 2018

Charles Wright, President of the Drama Desk, and Gretchen Shugart, President of Arts and Culture of AudienceView, parent company of TheaterMania, have announced that the 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards will be held on Sun June 3 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). Michael Urie  will return as host of the ceremony for the third consecutive year.  The Drama Desk Awards nominations announcement will take place on Thursday, April 26th at Feinstein's/54 ... Read More

 
Audrey Webb Wins 2018 Judith Barlow Prize

Not-for- profit History Matters/Back to the Future has announced the winner of their prestigious annual Judith Barlow Prize: Audrey Webb, who is currently pursuing a graduate degree at Texas State University. She will receive a $2,500 cash prize for her one-act play “The Only Hills We’ve Ever Had”, based on Lorraine Hansberry’s “A Raisin in the Sun.”  The Only Hills We’ve Ever Had tells the story of a desperate mother trying to urge her... Read More

 
Leah Nanako Winkler's GOD SAID THIS Wins Yale Drama Series Prize

The Yale Drama Series Prize, will be given to Leah Nanako Winkler for her play God Said This. The 2018 award recipient was chosen by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Ayad Akhtar. The winning play will receive a private staged reading at Lincoln Center Theater’s Claire Tow Theater on October 30, 2018. Now celebrating its twelfth year, the Yale Drama Series is the a playwriting award in cooperation with Yale University Press, and is solely sponsored by the David Charles Horn... Read More

 
The Public's 40th Anniversary Gala will Feautre Performance of RUNAWAYS

The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) has announced that The Public’s Annual Gala will be a performance of the groundbreaking and thought-provoking musical RUNAWAYS by Elizabeth Swados on Mon June 11 at the Delacorte Theater. Directed by Sam Pinkleton with choreography by Ani Taj, and creative advisement by Jeanine Tesori, the highly-anticipated summer gala under the stars will celebrate the 40th anniversary of this... Read More

 
Alice Birch wins 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

The 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.K. playwright Alice Birch for her play “Anatomy of a Suicide”.  Now celebrating its 40th anniversary, the Prize is awarded annually to recognize women from around the world who have written works of outstanding quality for the English-speaking theatre. The Winner will receive $25,000 and a signed and numbered print by renowned artist Willem de Kooning.  The play portrays three generations of women struggling... Read More

 
Andrea Martin will host ASTEP's Inaugural Gala

ASTEP (Artists Striving to End Poverty) will celebrate its inaugural gala, “ASTEP & Friends,” on Mon Apr 23, at 54 Below.   Andrea Martin will host the one-night-only event, which will honor the activism of composer and lyricist Georgia Stitt, and ASTEP’s work with CASES, the Center for Alternative Sentencing and Employment Services.  The intimate evening is conceived and directed by Mary-Mitchell Campbell, and will feature performances from Campbell... Read More

 
New Dramatists to honor Denzel Washington at 69th Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute

New Dramatists,  will honor Denzel Washington at its 69th Annual Spring Luncheon  tribute. Washington will receive New Dramatists' 2018 Distinguished Achievement Award on Tues May 15 at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 B'way).  Each year, New Dramatists salutes individuals who have made an outstanding artistic contribution to the theatre community.  The luncheon will begin with a champagne reception at 11:15 AM and ending promptly at 2:30 PM.    Fo... Read More

 
Shelby Ladd & Stephen Santore named Managing Directors of SpotCo

SpotCo, a full-service entertainment advertising and branding agency, has announced that Shelby Ladd and Stephen Santore have been promoted to Managing Directors. They will assume their new positions immediately.  Based in New York, and strategically aligned with Dewynters in London and Hamburg, SpotCo has represented over 400 clients including 13 Tony Award-winning Best Plays, 11 Tony Award-winning Best Musicals and 11 winners of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama.... Read More

 
Jim Kierstead/Kierstead Productions & Katy Lipson/Aria Productions Join Forces

New York City based theatre and film producer, Jim Kierstead of Kierstead Productions, has announced a new partnership with London’s producer, Katy Lipson of Aria Entertainment, who are joining forces to develop and present new and groundbreaking productions on both sides of the Atlantic in Off-Broadway/Off-West End-sized venues. Their first co-production will be the new Bill Russell (Book and Lyrics) and Janet Hood (Music) musical, Unexpected Joy, that will receive its Off-Broadwa... Read More

 
The Dramatist Guild Foundation to honor Stephen Schwartz with Birthday Concert

The Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) will toast the life and work of Stephen Schwartz, on Monday April 23rd at 7:00 PM at the Hudson Theatre (141 W 44th St). The star-filled concert, sponsored in part by the Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG) and the Hudson Theatre, will showcase and shine a spotlight on Schwartz’s beloved songs, stories, and legacy in celebration of his 70th Birthday. Directed by Scott Schwartz with Music Direction by DGF President Andrew Lippa, the concert will... Read More

 
Indina Menzel, Casey Nicholaw & NEA to be Honored by Drama League

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) will honor three powerhouses of the American theater community at the 84th Annual Drama League Awards, set for Friday May 18 at 11:30 AM at the Marriott Marquis Times Square. The three 2018 honorees are: Idina Menzel, receiving the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater Award; director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw, receiving The Founders Award for Excellence in Directing; and the National Endowment for the... Read More

 
Laura Benanti & Jason Jones to host 33rd Annual Lortel Awards

The Off-Broadway League has announced that Laura Benanti and Jason Jones will host the 33rd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards on Sun May 6 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts. Benanti and Jones will join previously announced honorees Eve Ensler (Lifetime Achievement Award), WP Theater (Body of Work Award), and composer Michael Friedman, who will be posthumously inducted onto the Playwrights’ Sidewalk outside the Lucille Lortel Theatre. The Off-Broadway League’s Lortel... Read More

 
Roundabout's 24 Hour Plays set for 4/9

Roundabout Theatre Company’s Roundabout Underground playwriting alumni will gather to present The 24 Hour Plays Off-Broadway. Six playwrights, six directors, 24 actors and a musical guest will perform six brand new short plays written & rehearsed over the course of a single day.  The performance will take place on Mon Apr 9 beginning at 8:00 PM at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th St). All proceeds from the evening... Read More

 
Broadway Belts for PFF! Set for 3/12

Stephanie Gibson and Chester Gregory  will join the star-studded list of performers at this year’s Broadway Belts for PFF!, hosted by Julie Halston. The event will take place on Monday, March 12 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th St).  This year’s Broadway Belts for PFF!, will feature New York Yankees legend and Latin Grammy-nominee, Bernie Williams, whose father passed away from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Bryan Terrell Clark, Robert Creighton, ... Read More

 
Harold Wolpert named Executive Director of Signature Theatre

Signature Theatre’s Board of Trustees (Edward Norton, Chairman, and Nina Matis, President) announced the appointment of Harold Wolpert as Executive Director of the company beginning April 2. He will serve alongside Artistic Director Paige Evans, who joined Signature in 2016. Mr. Wolpert has served in leadership roles at some of the country’s premiere cultural organizations, including Roundabout Theater Company, where he was Managing Director until 2016. Press... Read More

 
Michael S Rosenberg departs La Jolla Playhouse for McCarter Theater Center

McCarter Theatre Center’s Board of Trustees has announced the appointment of Michael S. Rosenberg as Managing Director. A nationally respected arts leader, Rosenberg will work together with McCarter’s Artistic Director/Resident Playwright Emily Mann and Special Programming Director William W. Lockwood in leading Princeton’s  arts institution. Rosenberg, currently the Managing Director at La Jolla Playhouse in California, will assume his new role of... Read More

 
NYTW's 2018 Gala will Honor John Tiffany & Barbara Cutler

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (Artistic Director James C. Nicola and Managing Director Jeremy Blocker) has announced that the NYTW 2018 Annual Gala will celebrate director John Tiffany, along with Barbara Cutler Emden, who is celebrating 25 years of arts advocacy and exceptional service on the NYTW Board of Trustees. The Gala will be held on Mon April 16 at the Altman Building (35 W 18th St).  Celia Keenan-Bolger & Zachary Quinto will serve as Masters of Ceremon... Read More

 
2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Award Recipients Announced

Legendary ballet costume designer Holly Hynes and costume and scenic designer Zach Brown are among the 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Award recipients which were announced by TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. Ms. Hynes was selected to receive the 2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Brown will receive the Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. The awards are presented through TDF’s... Read More