The Tank Announces THE TANK FOREVER! 21 GALA - Tuesday May 21

The Tank (Meghan Finn, Artistic Dir; Johnny G. Lloyd, Director of Artistic Development; Molly FitzMaurice, Managing Producer) have announced that The Tank Forever! 21 Gala will honor Producer Hub, which has been a partner with The Tank to provide fiscal sponsorship for independent artists and producers. The Gala will be held on Tues May 21 beginning at 6:00 PM at The Tank’s home at 312 W 36th St. The Tank Forever! 21 Gala will be hosted by Chris Murphy. Incubated by Octopus Theatrical... Read More

Freestyle Love Supreme & Noah Cornman to be honored at this year's SAY Gala

SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young will host its 22nd Annual Benefit Gala, on Mon May 6 at 6:00 PM at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). Kelli O’Hara and Brandon Victor Dixon will be hosting and performing. This year’s honorees include SAY Executive Director Noah Cornman, who will be inducted into the SAY: Hall of Fame, and FREESTYLE LOVE SUPREME, who will be honored with the Budd Mayer Advocacy Award. This year's Gala Committee Chairs include Thomas Kail... Read More

19th Season of Gingold Theatrical Group's Project Shaw continues with I'LL LEAVE IT TO YOU

Gingold Theatrical Group (GTG) (David Staller, Artistic Dir; Isaiah Josiah, Managing Prod) has announced that they will continue the 19th season of Project Shaw with Noël Coward’s I'LL LEAVE IT TO YOU. Inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, Project Shaw is a special series of Script-In-Hand performances that aim to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. Each performance is followed by a lively post-show discussion with the cast and... Read More

Red Bull Theater will honor Alfred Molina and K Ann McDonald

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director; Martin Giannini, Executive Director) has announced that Alfred Molina will be honored with the Matador Award for Extraordinary Achievement in Classical Theater and K Ann McDonald will receive the George Mayer Award for Extraordinary Service to Classical Theater at the Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Mon June 3rd at 6:00 PM. This intimate soirée, celebrating Red... Read More

The Wooster Group Spring Benefit Will Feature Kim Gordon & Tony Oursler

The Wooster Group has announced that their 2024 spring benefit party on May 21 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, at the Group’s theater, The Performing Garage. This intimate party is a unique opportunity to experience a solo performance by Kim Gordon with a film by Tony Oursler, a DJ set by JD Samson, food by chef Mina Stone, and dessert by Frosted Hag. The evening will celebrate the Group’s long and deep relationship with the world of visual arts and... Read More

Playwrights Horizons: "Mr. Burns" 10th anniversary benefit readings

Playwrights Horizons (Adam Greenfield, Artistic Dir, Leslie Marcus, Managing Dir) has announced a benefit concert reading of Anne Washburn’s "Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play," reuniting the New York premiere production’s full original cast with director Steve Cosson, and featuring music by the late Michael Friedman. Washburn’s  dark comedy traces the resilience of Bart Simpson through the ages—from beloved TV character to epic hero of a pandemic-desolated world.... Read More

MTC Announces Spring Gala on May 20

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Spring Gala on Mon May 20 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd St). The Gala will feature to-be-announced performances by the casts of many of the most acclaimed musicals on Broadway. The MTC Spring Gala co-chairs are Marie T Gallagher and Thomas F Secunda. The Spring Gala begins with cocktails at 7:00 PM, followed by dinner and the gala performance. Tickets can be purchased at manhattantheatreclub.com/events/spring-gala-2024. The... Read More

59E59 Theaters Receives $10 Million Donation to Eliminate Rental Fees for Producing Theater Companies

59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director) has announced that The Elysabeth Kleinhans Theatrical Foundation has gifted an additional $10 million to support 59E59 Theaters and its artistic programs. Effective this summer, the 30+ productions that open annually at 59E59 will be able to use the company’s three performance spaces and equipment without incurring the weekly cost of rent. In celebration of 20 years as New York City’s least conventional an... Read More

New Dramatists Annual Spring Luncheon to honor Michael Greif & Concord Theatricals

New Dramatists will host its Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tues May 14 at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 B'way). The luncheon will begin with a champagne reception at 11:15 AM and end promptly at 2:30 PM. This year’s luncheon honors Michael Greif, the acclaimed director of this season’s "Days of Wine and Roses," "The Notebook" and "Hell’s Kitchen." Producers Kevin McCollum and Stacey Mindich serve as honorary co-chairs for thi... Read More

Atlantic Theater Company Announces 2024 Gala on April 29

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director; Mary McCann, School Executive Director) will present their 2024 Gala on Mon April 29 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue). This year, Atlantic is celebrating with an evening of food, drink, and entertainment in one of New York City’s most elegant settings. Featured performers for the evening will include Patti LuPone, Natalie Venetia Belcon & the band of "Buena Vista Social... Read More

John Gallagher Jr and Caissie Levy lead the all-star cast of THE JANICE JAM: BROADWAY FOR BREAST CANCER

The Janice Jam: Broadway for Breast Cancer has announced its second annual concert benefiting the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF), will take place at Haswell Green’s (240 W 52nd St) on Mon May 13th at 7:30 PM. 100% of net proceeds will fund metastatic breast cancer research grants through BCRF, the largest private funder of breast cancer research worldwide. This annual event is the brainchild of Matt DeAngelis (Waitress), who lost his mother, Janice, in 2022 to... Read More

Soho Rep gala to honor Berwin Lee Brown New York / London Playwrights and celebrate Raja Feather Kelly

Soho Rep’s 2024 Spring Fête will honor Berwin Lee Brown New York / London Playwrights, the foundation that works with partner theaters to award meaningful commissions to writers whose work has not yet been seen on Broadway or the West End. The evening also celebrates Raja Feather Kelly, who was awarded the 2021 Berwin Lee Brown Playwrights Award and was commissioned by Soho Rep.  The gala is directed by singer, actor, and cabaret artist Cheo Bourne and is hosted by Mary... Read More

HERE to Honor Kristin Marting at 30th Anniversary Gala Featuring Heather Christian, Basil Twist, Queen Esther, David Greenspan, Aya Ogawa, and More

HERE will honor Founding Artistic Director Kristin Marting at HERE’s 30th Anniversary Gala on June 3. The celebration cements Marting’s status as an icon of downtown performance.  At the event, which also marks Marting’s final day at HERE, she will pass the leadership torch to newly appointed Co-Director Amanda Szeglowski and her soon-to-be-announced Co-Directors. Forgoing many of the trappings of traditional fundraisers, HERE’s 30th Anniversary Gala will... Read More

The Public Theater's Annual Gala to Celebrate HELL'S KITCHEN on Broadway

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Dir; Patrick Willingham, Executive Dir) has announced that The Public’s Annual Gala will take place on Wed May 8 with a special performance of HELL’S KITCHEN on Broadway. This year, The Public honors the creative team of "Hell's Kitchen;"  Camille A Brown (Choreography), Kristoffer Diaz (Book), Michael Greif (Director) and Alicia Keys (Music & Lyrics). This year’s annual event will be hosted by Gala Co-Chairs Yrthy... Read More

The Entertainment Community Fund Announces 2024 Gala Date, Honorees, And Special Guests

The Entertainment Community Fund, formerly The Actors Fund has announced that it will host its Annual Gala on Mon April 8 in New York City. The evening will celebrate Sonia Friedman CBE, producer; Seth MacFarlane, Founder, Fuzzy Door and Award-winning writer, actor, director, producer and singer; and Warner Bros. Television Group as they receive the Entertainment Community Fund Medal of Honor. The Gala will be held at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 B'way) with 6:00 PM... Read More

Bernadette Peters to Host Shubert Foundation's 10th Anniversary High School Theatre Festival

In its 10th year, more than 100 talented young NYC public school theatre artists will make their Broadway debuts in The 2024 Shubert Foundation High School Theatre Festival for NYC Public Schools on Monday, March 25 at 7:30 PM at the Winter Garden (1634 Broadway). This annual theatre education experience for NYC students is presented by The Shubert Foundation and the NYC Department of Education Arts Office. Bernadette Peters will host this year’s event. Additional... Read More

2024 WP GALA To Honor Sutton Foster, LaChanze, Anne Quart; Hosted by Eden Espinosa on May 20 at Edison Ballroom

WP Theater (Lisa McNulty, Producing Artistic Dir; Michael Sag, Managing Dir) has announced the honorees of its 2024 Annual Gala, celebrating extraordinary achievement by Women+ artists and industry leaders. Tony Award winner Sutton Foster will be presented with the Trailblazer Award, and Tony award winner LaChanze  and Disney Theatrical Group Executive Vice President Anne Quart will be honored with the Ceiling... Read More

Liz Callaway will star in The York Theatre Company Spring Gala

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Marie Grace LaFerrara, Executive Director), will present, as their Spring Gala a special concert evening starring Liz Callaway in Liz Callaway: Their Story Goes On: A Musical Celebration of The York. Ms Callaway will be accompanied by her longtime musical director Alex Rybeck, at The Theater at St. Jeans (150 E 76th St) on Mon Apr 15 at 7:30 PM. The show will be directed by York’s Associate... Read More

2024 Susan Smith Blackburn Price Awarded to Ava Pickett for "1536"

The 2024 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to UK playwright Ava Pickett for her play 1536.  Awarded annually since 1978, The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize is the largest and oldest international award recognizing women+ who have written works of outstanding quality for the English-speaking theatre. On March 11, the Prize hosted the theatre community at the Royal Court Theatre in London to celebrate and honor Pickett and the 9 Finalists. Pickett garnered a cash award of... Read More

Vanessa Williams & Jordan Fisher Will Announce The 2024 Drama League Award Nominations, Mon April 22

The Drama League (Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks; Executive Director Bevin Ross) has announced that Vanessa Williams and Jordan Fisher will be the co-hosts of the 2024 Drama League Awards Nominations announcement on Mon April 22 at 10:00 AM. The announcement event, held at Lincoln Center’s New York Public Library for the Performing Arts (111 Amsterdam Avenue at 64th St), will also be livestreamed... Read More

Paige Evans to Step Down as Signature Theatre Artistic Director

Signature Theatre has announced that Artistic Director Paige Evans will step down in June, having led the company since 2016, through the transition from the institution’s Founder, James Houghton, and the COVID-19 pandemic. At Signature, Evans has produced eight seasons of productions brought gifted writers to Signature for its residencies.  Signature will announce its 2024-25 season, including world premieres by Melis Aker, Dominique Morisseau, and Samuel D. Hunter,... Read More

Amas Musical Theatre to Honor Patricia Birch and Len Cariou at 55th Annual Benefit Gala Concert

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) will celebrate its 55th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, May 13 at Baruch Performing Arts Center (One Bernard Baruch Way.)  The evening will benefit Amas Musical Theatre’s education programs. The gala evening will begin at 6:00 PM with a champagne toast. At 7:00 PM the evening continues with a concert performance of A Lotta Night Music, directed by Jonathan Cerullo. A cast of Broadway... Read More

Bonnie Milligan and J Harrison Ghee to host Maestra Music's AMPLIFY 2024

Maestra Music, thenonprofit organization founded by Georgia Stitt to support the women and nonbinary musicians in the musical theatre industry, has announced hosts Bonnie Milligan and J. Harrison Ghee for this year’s Amplify 2024, directed by Jessica Ryan. This fourth-annual concert and fundraising event features stories, conversations, and musical performances from an impressive array of Broadway stars, composers, music directors, and more. The event will take place on Mon... Read More

Primary Stages Announces 2024 Fresh Ink Reading Series and Playwriting Cohort

PRIMARY STAGES (Erin Daley, Artistic Director; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) has announced programming for the 2024 Fresh Ink Reading Series, the first opportunity to hear brand new plays from the playwrights in the Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group. All readings are free and open to the public and will be held at April 3-12 at 3:00 PMin Theater A at 59E59 (59 E 59th St). The lineup is as follows; Skybox by Eric Micha Holmes on We... Read More

Vineyard Theatre Announces Nazareth Hassan As Tow Foundation Playwright Residency Program Grant Award Winner

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Director Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel have announced that they are one of fourteen New York City theaters that have been awarded a grant to participate in the Tow Foundation Playwright Residency Program. Nazareth Hassan has been selected as the Vineyard’s Tow Foundation Playwright Residency Program grant award winner for 2023 - 2024. The Tow Playwright Residency program was founded in 2013 and offers playwrights the opportunity to focus on... Read More

Second Stage Announces Bennett Leak as Interim Artistic Director for 2024-25 Season

The Board of Trustees of Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President and Artistic Director; Lisa Lawer Post, Executive Director) have to announced that Bennett Leak, Second Stage Theater’s Director of Artistic Production, has been named Interim Artistic Director, 2024-25 Season. Founder and current Artistic Director, Carole Rothman, who remains with the Company through August 2024, will focus on this season’s remaining works. Mr. Leak will continue to work alongside Ms.... Read More

"Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age" to play 2 perfs at Studio 54

Producer Jacob Langfelder has announced that Alan Cumming will bring his solo show, Alan Cumming Is Not Acting His Age, to Studio 54 (254 West 54th St) for a second night. The first performance will be on Mon March 11 with the second on Mon March 25. Both shows will begin at 7:30 PM. Cumming’s puckish spirit and eclectic joie de vivre is on full display in an evening of story mixed with song mixed with a joyful and mischievous exploration of our most communal of pastimes:... Read More

39th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards - Sunday, May 5, 2024

The 39th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards – the only New York theatre award to exclusively honor Off-Broadway – will be handed out in the annual ceremony set to take place Sun May 5at 7:00 PM at NYU Skirball. Special Award recipients for 2024 have also been announced including the Lifetime Achievement Award to Ruben Santiago-Hudson, the Playwrights’ Sidewalk to Dominique Morisseau and the Outstanding Body of Work to Ars Nova.  The Lortel... Read More

Times Square Alliance & Playbill Announce 3rd Annual Pride in Times Square Celebration

Playbill and the Times Square Alliance have announced that they will partner for the third annual Pride in Times Square celebration of free events on June 28 & 29.  Last year’s Pride in Times Square included top stage and screen celebrities, talent from Broadway/Off-Broadway productions, local Times Square business promotions, Pride Piano Bar sessions, live DJ sets, the return of The Big Broadway Disco, and more.  On Sunday June 30th the Playbill Pride Float... Read More

Transport Group 2024 Gala Tuesday, April 30

Transport Group has announced that its 2024 gala will honor Broadway producer Jennifer Costello and Activate4Good founder Jan Svendsen Weiss with its Transporting American Theatre Award on Tues April 30, at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47 St.) Beginning at 6:00 PM, the evening includes a cocktail party, seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions.  The Transporting American Theatre Award recognizes significant contributions to the American ... Read More

Jonathan Groff, Jessica Lange, Kandi Burruss and Schele Williams to be Honored at the 2024 Drama League Awards

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Artistic Director; Bevin Ross, Executive Director) has announced the 2024 Special Recognition Honorees of The 90th Annual Drama League Awards, recognized for their unique and outstanding contributions to the theater industry. Jonathan Groff will receive the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater Award. Director Schele Williams will be honored with the Founders Award for Excellence in Directing. The... Read More

Lincoln Center Theater announces its 2024 Gala Performance of "Vanya and Sonia and..."

On Tues May 7, Bartlett Sher will direct a staged reading of Christopher Durang’s play VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE, featuring original cast members Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen, David Hull, Shalita Grant, and Genevieve Angelson. The reading will take place on the set of LCT’s upcoming production of UNCLE VANYA at the Vivian Beaumont (150 W. 65th St.). The Gala evening will support Lincoln Center Theater’s productions and education... Read More

Nidia Medina Named Producing Director of INTAR Theatre

International Arts Relations (INTAR Theatre) has announced the promotion of former associate artistic director Nidia Medina to Producing Director, joining Artistic Director Lou Moreno. Ms Medina (she/her) is a theater producer and artist who has worked professionally in many aspects of non-profit theater over the last 17 years. For more information, visit www.intartheatre.org. Press contact: Sarah Sgro/Pring Shop PR (sarah@printshippr.com)...   Read More

Alex Edelman to Host The 39th Artios Awards New York Ceremony

Casting Society (CSA) has announced that Alex Edelman will host the New York ceremony for the 39th Artios Awards, celebrating the contributions of Casting Professionals across theater, film, and television. The in-person ceremony will be held on Thurs March 7 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th St). The 39th Artios Awards will also be produced in Los Angeles with host Niecy Nash-Betts at The Beverly Hilton Hotel and London with a host and location to be announced at a later date.... Read More

Patrick Page, Reeve Carney, Rebecca Hall, Elizabeth Marvel, Santino Fontana, John Douglas Thompson lead Red Bull Theater’s 20th Anniversary Festival

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director; Martin Giannini, Executive Director) has announced the details for the upcoming 20th Anniversary Festival, an all-star series of workshops and readings of Shakespeare, his contemporaries, & more, celebrating twenty years of bringing rarely seen classic plays to dynamic new life for contemporary audiences, with a respect for tradition with a modern sensibility. The festival will run April 15th Through May 13th at The... Read More

2024 A.R.T. Gala to Honor David E And Stacey L Goel

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, led by Terrie and Bradley Bloom Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Kelvin Dinkins, Jr, have announced its 2024 Gala honoring David E and Stacey L Goel will be held Mon June 10 at a location to be announced. The 2024 Gala will celebrate the Goels, whose transformative gift catalyzed the process to reimagine Harvard’s arts campus and new home for the A.R.T. that would enhance Harvard’s and Greater... Read More

Vineyard Theatre Announces Patti LuPone Will Perform At Annual Gala

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Director Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel have announced that Patti LuPone will perform at the Vineyard's Annual Gala honoring actor Jesse Tyler Ferguson. Celebratory toasts will also be given to Rosemarie Bray, Educator at Union Square Academy for Health Sciences and Christina Poon, General Manager of W Hotel - New York - Union Square. The Gala will be held Mon Feb 26, 2024 beginning at 6:00 PM at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th... Read More

Theater Hall of Fame 19th Annual Emerging Theater Artist Grants Luncheon

On Tues May 21 at 12:00 noon the Theater Hall of Fame will present the 19th Annual Emerging Theater Artist Grants Luncheon at Sardi's (234 W 44th St.)  The Honoree will be Donna McKechnie. Susan Stroman will present the 2024 Emerging Theater Artist grants. Contact: Terry Hodge Taylor (contact@theaterhalloffame.org)...     Read More

68th Annual Drama Desk Awards to be held June 10

The 68th Annual Drama Desk Awards will be presented on Mon June 10, it was announced by Drama Desk co-presidents David Barbour and Charles Wright. The Drama Desk Awards are the only major New York City theater honors for which productions on Broadway, Off-Broadway and Off-Off Broadway compete against each other in the same categories. To be eligible for consideration for Drama Desk Awards this season, productions must open no later than... Read More

Black Theatre Coalition Adds Ava Duvernay To List Of Honorees At Inaugural Building The Change Gala

Co-founders T. Oliver Reid, Warren Adams, and Reginald “Reggie” Van Lee, along with Board Members Aaliytha Stevens and Naila McKenzie, have announced that Black Theatre Coalition will honor Producer and Director Ava DuVernay with the first Poitier-Belafonte Award for Cultural Activism at its Inaugural “Building the Change” Gala on Mon Feb 12 the Rainbow Room (30 Rockefeller Plaza.) Black Theatre Coalition, with permission of the Poitier and Belafonte families, will... Read More

51 Participating Regional Awards Programs Announced for the 15th Annual Jimmy Awards

The Broadway League Foundation has announced 51 participating Regional Awards Programs for the 15th annual Jimmy Awards which will take place on Mon June 24 at 7:30 PM at the Minskoff (200 W 45th St). The Jimmy Awards is the national talent showcase celebrating high school students from across the country featuring dynamic ensemble and solo performances. Each participating Regional Awards Program will award top honors to two student performers and will sponsor their... Read More

The Theatre World Awards 78th Annual Awards Ceremony Set for Mon June 10

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced the 78th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place on Mon June 10 beginning at 7:00PM. The 2024 Honorees for the Theatre World Award for an Outstanding Debut Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Production, the 15th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater, the 10th Annual John Willis Award, and theatre venue, will be announced i... Read More

American Airlines Theatre Officially Renamed for Todd Haimes

Roundabout Theatre Company (Scott Ellis, Interim Artistic Director; Sydney Beers, Executive Producer; Christopher Nave, Chief Advancement Officer) have announced that the 104-year-old Selwyn Theatre (227 West 42nd St), previously known as the American Airlines, is now officially named the Todd Haimes Theatre. First announced in June 2023, the renaming is in recognition of the late artistic director and chief executive’s extraordinary dedication to the institution he called home. Haime... Read More

Broadway Bares Set to Make Summer Sizzle on Sunday, June 23

Broadway Bares returns with two performances featuring more than 150 of New York City’s most scintillating dancers on Sun June 23 at the Hammerstein Ballroom (311 W 34th St.) Tickets to the annual event, which is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, are on sale at broadwaycares.org/bares. Shows at 9:30 PM and midnight will start NYC Pride Week with full-out and fabulous production numbers in a one-night-only extravaganza of tantalizing talent and... Read More

Erin Daley will be the Next Artistic Director of Primary Stages

Primary Stages (Shane D. Hudson, Executive Director; Casey Childs, Founder) has announced that the Primary Stages Board has appointed Erin Daley as their new Artistic Director, following a thorough process begun last year. Daley, who was named Interim Artistic Director in June 2023 following the passing of longtime Artistic Director Andrew Leynse, will begin in the role immediately. She has been with Primary Stages since 2016, serving as Associate Artistic Director since 2018. For more... Read More

MCC Theater Announces MISCAST24 Honoring Jason Robert Brown

MCC Theater (Bernie Telsey and Will Cantler, Co-Artistic Dirs; Blake West, Executive Dir) has announced Miscast24, which will take place on Mon April 15 at the Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th St). The evening will honor Jason Robert Brown and MCC Youth Company alum Nicole Suazo. Miscast24 will feature performances by Gavin Creel, Brian d’Arcy James, Tyne Daly, Ingrid Michaelson, Lauren Patten,  Michaela Jaé Rodriguez, Leslie Rodriguez Kritzer,... Read More

Broadway Backwards Returns March 11

Cherished legends, storied stars and rising talent will come together with reimagined twists on favorite show tunes that share LGBTQ+ stories when Broadway Backwards returns on Mon Mar 11. The one-night-only event produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and is benefiting Broadway Cares and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center (The Center) in New York City. Tickets are available at broadwaycares.org/backwards. The elevated evening of love, community and... Read More

The 2024 Chita Rivera Awards to be held on May 20

The 2024 Chita Rivera Awards will take place on Sun May 20 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Pl), it was announced by Joe Lanteri, Founder and Executive Director of the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation, Inc. Lanteri produces in conjunction with Patricia Watt. The nominations for the 2024 Chita Rivera Awards will be announced Fri April 26 and the “Meet the Nominees” press event will take on Mon May 6. This year’s cut-off for nominator... Read More

Dates Announced for the 73rd Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards

  The Outer Critics Circle (OCC), the official organization of writers on New York theatre for out-of-town, national, and digital publications, has announced the dates for the 73rd Annual Outer Critics Circle Awards, honoring the 2023-2024 Broadway and Off-Broadway season. The eligibility cut-off date for nominators to attend a show in the 2023-24 season will be Fri Apr 19 and the OCC Awards Nominations will be announced via press release during the... Read More

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces 2024 Underground Reading Series

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, President/CEO, in memoriam; Scott Ellis, Interim Artistic Director) has announced the 2024 Roundabout Underground Reading Series, a five-night event that includes nightly readings of new works written by emerging artists, with post-show receptions. The Reading Series will feature new works by Dylan Guerra, Matthew Libby, Alex Lin, Ankita Raturi, and Arun Welandawe-Prematilleke. The series will run Feb 12 – 16 at 5:00PM at... Read More

New Dramatists to honor Michael Greif at Annual Spring Luncheon, May 14

New Dramatists will honor Michael Greif at its Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tues May 14. The luncheon will return to the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 B'way), and will begin with a champagne reception at 11:15 AM.  For tickets and information, visit NewDramatists.org/luncheon. Press contact: Brett Oberman/Keith Sherman & Associates (brett@ksa-pr.com)... Read More

Jordan Dobson and George Salazar Join Derek Klena and Colton Ryan in Keen Company's GLORY DAYS Benefit Concert

Keen Company has announced complete casting for its upcoming benefit concert of GLORY DAYS by Nick Blaemire and James Gardiner. Jordan Dobson and George Salazar join Derek Klena and Colton Ryan in this one-night-only event directed by Keen Company’s Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein featuring new musical arrangements by Van Hughes. The concert takes place on Mon Feb 12 at 7:00 PM at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 B'way).  The concert is music directed by... Read More

Recipients of 2024 Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre announced - Rona Siddiqui & Lisa Loomer

The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 34th annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The 2024 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Rona Siddiqui. The prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to  Lisa Loomer. The Kleban Foundation will present the prizes on Mon Feb 5 at 4:00 PM in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at New World Stages (340 West 50th St)... Read More

Amas Musical Theatre sets Readings of FALLING FOR MAKE BELIEVE

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and the Amas Musical Theatre Lab, will present developmental lab readings of Falling For Make Believe: The Life and Songs of Lorenz Hart, with Music by Richard Rodgers, Lyrics by Lorenz Hart, Book by Mark Saltzman at Pearl Studios (500 8th Ave). There will be three perfs: Mon Jan 22nd at 6:00 PM and Tues Jan 23rd at 1:00 PM and 4:30 PM. For further information, visit www.amasmusical.org.  The true story of Lorenz Hart is presented... Read More

"Brilliance" - A Musical Based On The Life Of Frances Farmer To Receive Private Industry Readings

Musical Brilliance, LLC, will present private industry readings of BRILLIANCE, a musical based on the life of Frances Farmer, with Book by Lance Lewman, Music and Lyrics by Lance Lewman & Kristan King, and additional music by Gabriel Kane, on Thurs Jan 25th and Fri Jan 26th  "Brilliance" chronicles the meteoric rise, and tragic fall of Frances Farmer, a Hollywood movie star in the 1930s and 40s. The play takes us from the beginning of Frances’ career, through her... Read More

Matt Ross PR will become Print Shop PR; Nicole Capatasto named Partner

Matt Ross Public Relations will become Print Shop PR, effective immediately, with longtime associate Nicole Capatasto joining Ross as a partner in the new company.  They are joined by the current staff of MRPR: Claire Wojciechowski (Senior Publicist & Director of Operations), Sarah Sgro (Publicist), Liz Lombardi (Publicist), and Grace Walker (Press Assistant). Originally founded in 2014 as Matt Ross PR, Print... Read More

The Entertainment Community Fund Announces 2023 Alex Dubé Scholarship Recipients

The Entertainment Community Fund (formerly the Actors Fund), the national human services organization supporting the needs of those working in performing arts and entertainment, has announced five recipients of the 2023 Alex Dubé Scholarship Program. This year, the Entertainment Community Fund awarded a $10,000 scholarship each to Rochelle Chang, Talya Epstein, Lisa Jantze, Edgar Page and Hollie Wright. Through The Alex Dubé Scholarship Program, Career Transition For Dancers... Read More

MCC Theater Announces THE PRESSURE ON PRESS with Diep Tran and Brittani Samuel –

MCC Theater (Bernie Telsey and Will Cantler, Co-Artistic Dirs; Blake West, Exec Dir) has announced a special one-night only public engagement event as the next installment of MCC Theater's year-long public engagement season aiming to uplift visibility and support for individual artists. The Pressure on Press will feature a conversation with Playbill Editor-in-Chief Diep Tran and 3Views on Theater co-editor Brittani Samuel about theater journalism, criticism, and advocacy,... Read More

Red Bull Theater next Revelation Series Reading will be THE REVENGE

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Dir; Martin Giannini, Exec Dir) has announced the cast for the next offering of the new season of OBIE Award-winning Revelation Readings: THE REVENGE by Edward Young, directed by Nathan Winkelstein. This event will premiere live in-person at The Peter Jay Sharp (416 W 42nd St) and simulcast online on Mon Jan 22nd at 7:30 PM. Featured in the cast will be Christian Coulson,  Merritt Janson,  Ismenia... Read More

Kristin Chenoweth will Perform One-Night-Only Special Benefit Concert

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, President/CEO, in memoriam; Scott Ellis, Interim Artistic Director) announces Kristin Chenoweth in KRISTIN: AN EVENING WITH FRIENDS FOR TODD, a special benefit concert directed & choreographed by Warren Carlyle, on Mon April 15 at the Stephen Sondheim (124 W 43rd St.) Chenoweth will be joined by a roster of Roundabout favorites for a concert celebrating longtime leader, Todd Haimes. Proceeds will support Roundabout's programs and... Read More

American Theater Hall of Fame's 19th Annual Emerging Theater Artists Luncheon set for 4/11

On Thurs April 11, 2024 at 12:00 PM, the American Theater Hall of Fame will present the 19th Annual Emerging Theater Artist grants luncheon at Sardi's (234 W 44th St). Tyne Daly will be the honoree at the event. Contact: Contact@theaterhalloffame.org... Read More

2024 Williamstown Theatre Festival Gala set for 2/12

Williamstown Theatre Festival announced that their 2024 WTF Gala  will be held at City Winery (25 Eleventh Ave) on Mon Feb 12, 2024. The evening will honor Jenny Gersten for her acclaimed theatrical career including 15 years of artistic leadership at Williamstown Theatre Festival. The Gala will feature special appearances by Laura Benanti, Ty Burrell, Charlie Day, Kathryn Hahn, David Hornsby, Nate Mooney, Jimmi Simpson and Alex Timbers, plus surprise guests. The Gala will... Read More

Theater Communications Group 2024 Gala set for March 11

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced that the 2024 TCG Gala: Our Stories will honor ​architect and designer David Rockwell, Broadway producer Brian Anthony Moreland, director Schele Williams, and The Shubert Foundation. Additionally, the Gala will celebrate outgoing executive director and CEO Teresa Eyring and her 17 years at TCG. Since its founding in 1961, TCG’s constituency has grown from a handful of theatres to over 700 Member Theatres and affiliate organizations and... Read More

Gingold Theatrical Group Announces the 2023-24 Speakers' Corner New Play Cohort

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) has announced that Kaela Mae-Shing Garvin, Ruth Geye, Gloria Oladipo and Max Yu have been selected for GTG’s Speakers’ Corner New Play Development Program for the 2023-24 season. These four writers have developed works in response to George Bernard Shaw's Arms and the Man. Named after the corner of London’s Hyde Park where George Bernard Shaw and other political speakers have delivered speeches since 1855,... Read More

18th Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals Begins 1/12/24

The 18th Annual Goodspeed Festival of New Musicals will light up the Goodspeed campus with a weekend filled with insider events, seminars, cabarets and staged readings. The Festival kicks off on Fri Jan 12, at The Goodspeed with a staged reading of Photosynthesis. The musical features Book, Music & Lyrics by Claudine Mboligikpelani Nako. Sat Jan 13, will be highlighted by a staged reading of Letters to the President, a musical featuring actual letters... Read More

Roundabout Theatre Company Announces 2024 Gala

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, President/CEO, in memoriam; Scott Ellis, Interim Artistic Dir) has announced their 2024 Gala will honor Kenny Leon and The Rudin Family on Mon Mar 4 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom. Ariana DeBose will perform a unique concert created exclusively for the special occasion. The evening will honor Mr Leon for his contribution to the theater with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre, named after the late Jason Robards for his longstanding ... Read More

Art Lab to Present Industry Reading of "Silk"

Art Lab (Meg Fofonoff, Executive Prod; Megan Chacalos, Associate Producer) will present a private industry reading of SILK, a new musical created by Meg Fofonoff with a Book and additional lyrics by Eric Holmes and Music and Lyrics by Chilina Kennedy and Daniel Edmonds on Fri Dec 15 in New York City. In "Silk," Denise, a young woman from the country attempts to survive in Paris at the turn of the centuryand comes head-to-head with the owner of the world’s first department store,... Read More

Submissions Open for the 2024 Relentless Award

The American Playwriting Foundation (David Bar Katz, Founding Artistic Director) and Building for the Arts (David J Roberts, President; Jeff Horwitz, Chairman of the Board) have announced that submissions for the annual Relentless Award are now open through December 20, 2023. The writer of the winning submission will receive $50,000, the largest cash prize in American theater presented to an unproduced work. There is no fee to apply.  The American Playwriting Foundation,... Read More

Entertainment Community Fund Announces Dustin H Chinn as Mark O'Donnell Prize Winner

The Entertainment Community Fund and Playwrights Horizons have announced that New York City playwright, Dustin H Chinn, is the 2023 recipient of The Mark O’Donnell Prize, an annual prize presented to an emerging theater artist in recognition of their talent and promise. Mr Chin's plays include "Colonialism Is Terrible, But Phở Is Delicious" and "Snowflakes, Or Rare White People." Inspired by the singular mind of Mark O’Donnell, The Mark O’Donnell Prize is... Read More

Atlantic for Kids Announces Casting for EL OTRO OZ

Atlantic for Kids (Neil Pepe, Artistic Dir;  Jeffory Lawson Managing Dir; Mary McCann, Atlantic Acting School Executive Dir; Alison Beatty, Atlantic for Kids Artistic Dir) has announced casting for the new bi-lingual musical EL OTRO OZ, with a Book by Mando Alvarado and Tommy Newman, Music & Lyrics by Jaime Lozano and Tommy Newman, Choreography by Alessandra Valea, and Directed by Melissa Crespo. Performances will begin on Sat Jan 13 at Atlantic Theater Company’s Stage 2... Read More

2023-25 Public Theater Emerging Writers Group Cohort Announced

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Dir; Patrick Willingham, Executive Dir) has announced that 10 new playwrights have been selected for the 2023-2025 Emerging Writers Group. Now in its ninth cycle, the Emerging Writers Group is an ongoing initiative that works with playwrights at the earliest stages of their career, creating an artistic home and offering support and resources for a remarkable group of up-and-coming playwrights. Selected from more than 500 applicants,... Read More

The Flea Appoints Dr Laura Britt-Elmore as Executive Director

The Flea Theater has appointed Dr Lauren Britt-Elmore as Executive Director to co-lead the Tribeca theater dedicated to the works of Black, brown, and queer artists. She will work alongside The Flea’s Executive Artistic Director Niegel Smith and Board Co-Chairs Nona Hendryx and Tony Tramontin in shared leadership with staff and stakeholders including Resident Company Members on the Board. The search was led by values-driven firm ALJP Consulting and included participation from all... Read More

Amas Musical Theatre Lab To Present Developmental Readings of "Onward & Upward"

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and the Amas Musical Theatre Lab, will present developmental lab readings of ONWARD & UPWARD, a new musical based on the play “Up (The Man in the Flying Chair)”, with Music by Charlie Romano, Lyrics by Will Wegner, Book by Will Wegner and Charlie Romano at Ripley-Grier Studios (305 West 38th St). There will be threeperformances: Fri Nov 17th at 6:00PM and Sat Nov 18th at 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM. In 1982, Walter... Read More

Audra McDonald, Danny Burstein, Nathan Lane and More Join BANNED TOGETHER: AN ANTI-CENSORSHIP PODCAST

The Dramatists Legal Defense Fund (DLDF) has announced the second edition of Banned Together: An Anti-Censorship Theatre Podcast. This year’s edition will feature two episodes available to stream until November 30 by visiting www.thedldf.org. To raise awareness regarding the societal dangers of censorship in the theatre industry, and at large, the Dramatists Guild will be presented the first annual Banned Theatre Week from November 6 through November 12,... Read More

19th Annual Fred Ebb Award to be Presented to Freya Catrin Smith & Jack Williams

The Fred Ebb Foundation (Mitchell S. Bernard, Trustee) in association with the Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, President/CEO, in memoriam; Scott Ellis, Interim Artistic Director) will present the nineteenth annual Fred Ebb Award for aspiring musical theatre songwriters to the team of Freya Catrin Smith & Jack Williams. The award, named in honor of the late award-winning lyricist Fred Ebb, will be presented by Bebe Neuwirth on Mon Nov 27th from 6:00-8:00 PM at a... Read More

Manhattan Theatre Club Announces 2023 Fall Benefit on Monday, November 13

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director and Chris Jennings, Executive Director) has announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2023 Fall Benefit on Mon Nov 13. The evening will begin at MTC’s Samuel J Friedman (261 West 47th St) with an advance screening of the new film ALL ARTS Docs: Manhattan Theatre Club, a Home for Artists ahead of its Nov 21 premiere on ALL ARTS. A star-studded seated dinner reception at... Read More

Tracie Bennett to Portray Tallulah Bankhead in Industry Readings of "The Code"

Jim Kierstead will present two private industry readings (by invitation only) of THE CODE, a new play by Michael McKeever. Directed by Christopher Renshaw, the readings will be held on Fri Nov 10 at 11:00 AM and 2:00PM. For inquiries, please email TheCodeRSVP@gmail.com. It's Hollywood 1950 and you are cordially invited to join Billy Haines, Henry Willson and Tallulah Bankhead for an evening of cocktails, caviar... and all-out war. Summer, 1950... Hollywood's first openly gay movi... Read More

Monte Cristo Award Gala to Honor Lynn Nottage - Monday, Nov 6

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center will present the 22nd Monte Cristo Award to award-winning playwright and screenwriter Lynn Nottage.  The celebratory evening will feature special performances by Quincy Tyler Bernstein, Tonya Pinkins, Jason Bowen, Gabby Beans, Stacey Sargeant, CJ Wilson and Joyce Sylvester, among others.  Additional guests for the evening will include: Michael Douglas, Tom Viertel, Carlo Alban, Krystal Joy... Read More

Second Stage Theater Announces The Next Stage Festival

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, President & Artistic Director; Lisa Lawer Post, Executive Director) has announced its first ever NEXT STAGE FESTIVAL, consisting of four distinct programs dedicated to supporting early career playwrights, which will take place this winter at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser (305 West 43rd st.) The festival will kick off on Jan 16th with The Nancy Denovan Musical Reading, a one-night-only reading of the new musical, INSIDE VOICES, by Ross... Read More

"The Wanderer" Stages pre-Broadway Presentation on November 10

Producers Jill Menza and Charles Messina have announced today that THE WANDERER, the musical about the life and music of Dion DiMucci, will have an invitation-only industry presentation on Nov 10 at Carroll Music Studios. National Artists Management Company (NAMCO) has joined the production as Executive Producer.  The principal cast for the reading is led by Mike Wartella, Joey McIntyre, Christy Altomare, Lance Roberts, Joy Woods, Johnny Tammaro, Joli Tribuzio and... Read More

Red Bull Theater Sets Benefit Presentation of THE COUNTRY WIFE

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director; Martin Giannini, Executive Director) and Art Lab Productions have announced the first major New York presentation the new musical, THE COUNTRY WIFE, with a  cast led by Nicholas Christopher, Carson Elrod, Angela Grovey,  Eddie Korbich, Kristolyn Lloyd, Ellyn Marie Marsh, Gabe Martinez, Brad Oscar,  Julian Remulla,  Jelani Remy, Christina... Read More

"Forbidden Sondheim: Merrily We Stole A Song" will open Green Fig Cabaret Theater

Gerard, Alessandrini, creator of Forbidden Broadway, will brings his new special edition: FORBIDDEN SONDHEIM: Merrily We Stole a Song, a spoof and tribute the late Stephen Sondheim beginning Friday, Oct 27th. This edition inaugurates the new Green Fig Cabaret Theater, located in the Yotel  (570 10th Avenue). Written and directed by Alessandrini, "Forbidden Sondheim" will play Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 PM, though Nov 27th. The show includes many new parodies of... Read More

Second Stage's Sapphire Anniversary Gala to Honor Sarah Paulson

Second Stage Theater’s Sapphire Anniversary Gala will honor Sarah Paulson on Mon Nov 6 at Cipriani Wall Street (55 Wall Street). The evening’s Gala Co-Chairs are Kevin Brockman & Dan Berendsen and Terry & Bob Lindsay.  The Honorary Chairs are Annaleigh Ashford, Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Anna Deavere Smith. The gala will feature a one-night-only show directed by Elena Araoz, music directed by Macy Schmidt, and featuring performances by Kate Baldwin, Leana... Read More

New York Theatre Barn Hosting Fall Gala at Museum of Broadway on November 13

In honor of their 16th anniversary of programming, New York Theatre Barn will host a gala fundraiser at the Museum of Broadway on Nov 13th. In addition to museum tours, the evening will honor Joriah Kwamé and Kate Trammell. Gala attendees will have private access to the Museum of Broadway after closing hours, including the special exhibit for the month. Platinum ticket packages will include a guided tour with the Founders and Producers of the Museum of Broadway. All proceeds from... Read More

Audra McDonald & Patrick Wilson Join London Rogers and Hammerstein Concert

The Rodgers & Hammerstein Organization has announced that Audra McDonald, Julian Ovenden, Marisha Wallace, and Patrick Wilson are the first four leading names to be revealed for the previously announced My Favorite Things: The Rodgers & Hammerstein 80th Anniversary Concert in London. Additional headliners will be announced shortly. Featuring a 40-piece orchestra, the gala will be presented on Tues Dec 12, at London’s newly restored Theatre Royal Drury Lane. Directed... Read More

Red Bull continues Revelation Readings with THE INN AT LYDDA

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founder and Artistic Director; Martin Giannini, Executive Director) has announced the cast for the next offering of a new season of Revelation Readings: the in-person presentation of "The Inn at Lydda, a Meeting of Caesar and Christ," by John Wolfson, directed by Ben Prusiner. This event will premiere live and in-person Mon Nov 13 at 7:30 PM at the Leonard Nimoy Thalia at Peter Norton Symphony Space (2537 B'way). Featured in the cast... Read More

Jesse Eisenberg, Bebe Neuwirth, Raúl Esparza and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY

THE 24 HOUR PLAYS (Mark Armstrong, Artistic Director; Madelyn Paquette, Managing Director) has announced initial talent for the 23rd Annual The 24 Hour Plays On Broadway. This one-night-only event featuring distinguished artists from the New York entertainment community and beyond will be held this year on Monday Oct 23 at The Town Hall (123 West 43rd St) and will honor playwright and screenwriter Warren Leight, a longtime supporter of the organization. Jesse Eisenberg, Kenneth Lonergan and ... Read More

Keen Company to Honor Kathleen Chalfant at Oct 16 Gala

Keen Company will kicks off its 2023–2024 season by honoring Kathleen Chalfant at Keen’s 24th Annual Benefit Gala. The event at Manhattan Penthouse (80 Fifth Avenue) on Mon Oct 16 begins at 6:00 PM with cocktails followed by dinner and an evening of backstage stories, musical entertainment,  performances, and auctions. The gala event will feature special appearances and performances by Kate Baldwin, Nick Blaemire, Sharon Catherine Brown, Adam Gwon, Ellen McLaughlin, Deidre... Read More

Gingold Theatrical Group Announces 2023 Golden Shamrock Gala

Gingold Theatrical Group (GTG) (David Staller, Artistic Director; Greg Santos, Managing Prod; Sean Bertrand, Managing Prod Associate) has announced that their 2023 Golden Shamrock Gala will be held on Sunday Oct 29 at 6:00 PM at Robert Restaurant (2 Columbus Circle) atop the Museum of Arts & Design. The evening will honor humanitarian activists Dr Wilma Bulkin Siegel, MD; Dr Brian R Saltzman, MD; and Ethan E Litwin, all tireless supporters of human rights and the arts in New York, with... Read More

Primary Stages Announces 39th Anniversary Gala - November 14 at Sony Hall

Primary Stages (Shane D Hudson, Executive Director; Erin Daley, Interim Artistic Director; Casey Childs, Founder) has announced that the 39th Anniversary Gala will honor actor and playwright Kate Hamill with the 2023 Einhorn Mentorship Award. The evening will also honor theater agent Beth Blickers with the inaugural Andrew Leynse Commitment to New Plays Award. The event will take place on Tuesday Nov 14 at 6:00 PM at Sony Hall (235 W 46th St). The Einhorn Mentorship Award is awarded each year... Read More

Leslie Odom Jr & Kara Young to Host Arthur Miller Foundation Honors

The Arthur Miller Foundation (AMF) has announced that the fifth annual Arthur Miller Foundation Honors will take place Mon Nov 6, at City Winery NYC (25 11th Ave).  Hosted by Leslie Odom Jr. and Kara Young, the Arthur Miller Foundation will honor playwright Martyna Majok, Philanthropists Jerre & Mary Joy Stead, and NYC Public School Theater Teacher Talia Jaime. To honor the legacy of Arthur Miller and his... Read More

77th Annual Tony Awards set for 6/16 at Lincoln Center

The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing will present The 77th Annual Tony Awards at the The David H Koch Theater at Lincoln Center on Sun June 16, 2024. The Tony Awards eligibility cut-off date for the 2023-2024 season is Thurs April 25, 2024 for all Broadway productions which meet all eligibility requirements. Nominations for the 2024 Tony Awards will be announced on Tues April 30, 2024. The event is produced in collaboration with Tony Award Productions, a... Read More

Broadway Licensing Global Unveils Rebrand and London Office

Broadway Licensing Global (BLG), formerly known as Broadway Licensing Group, has announced it is embarking on a significant transformation that includes the introduction of a London office. BLG also announced its name change, signaling the start of an era of global expansion.  The London office promises to be a creative hub, amplifying the BLG brand, engaging the community, fueling licensing growth. BLG represents more than 8,000 plays and musicals. For more information visit:... Read More

Andrew Barth Feldman & Hailey Kilgore lead Pump Up The Volume Industry Reading

Andrew Barth Feldman and Hailey Kilgore will lead a private industry reading of the new rock musical PUMP UP THE VOLUME in early October. Based on the 1990 coming-of-age film starring Christian Slater, and screenplay by Allan Moyle, the musical features Book and Lyrics by Jeremy Desmon and music by Jeff Thomson. Direction is by Dave Solomon. The cast is rounded out by Mateus Leite Cardoso, Brianna Gentilella, Katy Geraghty, James Gish, Erica Ito, Michael Morley, Bryan Munar, Lucy... Read More

James McKnight Appointed CEO of Really Useful Group

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group has announced the upcoming appointment of ex-Harry Potter Chief Creative Officer, James McKnight, as its new Chief Executive Officer. McKnight will be joining the Really Useful Group in December after two years with Björn Ulvaeus’ company Pophouse Entertainment where he has led global brand strategy and entertainment R&D as Executive Creative Director. James will Continue his Relationship with Pophouse Entertainment as part of it... Read More

Abe Jacob To Receive Ming Cho Lee Award

Sound designer Abe Jacob will be honored with the Ming Cho Lee Award for Lifetime Achievement in Design bestowed by the Henry Hewes Design Awards at the 59th annual ceremony Mon October 23, in New York. Jacob, known as the “Godfather of Sound,” has had a profound impact on the aural experience of Broadway audiences and concertgoers for five decades. The Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee includes theater critics Jeffrey Eric Jenkins, chair; David Barbour, David... Read More

"Alice in Neverland" to Hold Developmental Reading 9/28

A sequel to Lewis Carrol’s “Alice in Wonderland,” and a prequel to JM Barrie’s “Peter Pan,” the new musical ALICE IN NEVERLAND is set for a September 28th developmental reading led by Allie Seibold, Heath Saunders, Kyle Selig, Grace McLean, Courtnee Carter and Rob Colletti. Growing older and obsessed with her memories of Wonderland, Alice embarks on the daring journey to recapture youth - including the sacrifices that might be required to never... Read More

André Bishop to step down as Producing Artistic Director of Lincoln Center Theater

André Bishop has announced plans to conclude his 33-year leadership tenure at Lincoln Center Theater upon completion of the theater’s 2024-25 season. The Lincoln Center Theater Board of Directors will launch a search for a successor in due course to ensure a seamless, coordinated leadership transition. Bishop has served as Producing Artistic Director of Lincoln Center Theater since July 2013, and first joined the organization as Artistic Director in January 1992.  His... Read More

Industry reading of "Runaway Home" set for Sept 21

The new musical RUNAWAY HOME, with Book & Lyrics by Darren J Butler and Music & Lyrics by Judy Rodman, will present industry readings on Thurs Sept 21st at 2:00 PM & Friday, Sept 22nd at 2:00 PM, at Theatre Row (410 W 42nd St). Emma Denson directs with music direction & orchestrations by Sean P. Pallatroni, Choreography by Kayla Friend, and Sound Design by Daniel Lundberg. The cast includes Olivia Hardy, Michael... Read More

Industry readings of Female Troubles, an original musical comedy, to be held September 28 & 29

Producers Aged in Wood (Robyn Goodman, Josh Fiedler and Nicole Kramer), Brian & Dayna Lee (AF Creative Media), and Jay & Cindy Gutterman will present two industry readings of FEMALE TROUBLES, an original musical comedy, next week at Open Jar Studios on Thurs Sept 28 at 2:30 PM and Friday, Sept 29 at 11:00 AM.  "Female Troubles" is a completely original musical comedy featuring Lyrics by Amanda Green, Music by Curtis Moore, Book by Gabrielle Allan and... Read More