Highlights

Finalists Announced for the Ninth Annual Clive Barnes Awards

The Clive Barnes Foundation, under the leadership of former Royal Ballet soloist Valerie Taylor-Barnes, announced today the finalists and date for the 9th Annual Clive Barnes Awards. Hosted by Michael Riedel, the presentation of the annual awards recognizing excellence in theater and dance will take place on Mon Feb 11 at 3:00 PM at the Walter Reade at Lincoln Center (165 West 65th St). The finalists for this year’s Theater Artist Award are Edmund ... Read More

 
Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger to Star in One-Night Only Performance at The Samuel J Friedman

The Producers' Society, Dicks+Nanton Productions, and Executive Producers Nick Nanton and J.W. Dicks have announced the one-night only World Premiere of Dream Big: Rudy Ruettiger Live on Broadway. The performance stars Daniel "Rudy" Ruettiger, the subject of the film, "Rudy" and will take place on February 11 at the Samuel J Friedman (261 W 47th St.) Most people know the story of Rudy, the small kid from Illinois who was determined to play football for Notre Dame despite having neither a... Read More

 
11th ANNUAL ORIGIN’S 1st IRISH THEATRE FESTIVAL BEGINS JAN 9

The 2019 Origin’s 1st Irish Theatre Festival, New York’s all-Irish theatre festival and the world’s only festival devoted exclusively to producing the plays of contemporary Irish playwrights from around the world, settles in to its new January time slot, running three weeks from January 9 to 28.  A total 17 events, including six mainstage productions from Belfast, Derry, Dublin, Cork, Limerick, Queens and Manhattan, will be seen in and out of... Read More

 
Whitney White wins 2018 Susan Stroman Directing Award

Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern have announced that the 2018 Susan Stroman Directing Award will be presented to Whitney White on Sun Dec 16 at The Vineyard’s 2nd annual Open House from 3:00 -7:00 PM. This past July, White directed a Developmental Lab Production of THIS LAND WAS MADE by Tori Sampson at The Vineyard, and she is currently represented Off-Broadway with WHAT TO SEND UP WHEN IT GOES DOWN by Aleshea Harris. The Vineyard established the Susa... Read More

 
64th Annual Obie Awards set for May 20, 2019

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, CEO) have announced that the 64th Annual Obie Awards will be held on Mon May 20 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th St). Additional information will be announced shortly. The judges' panel chaired as in previous years by longtime Village Voice critic Michael Feingold, includes  director Arin Arbus, scenic designer Rachel Hauck,  scenic designer Riccardo Hernandez,  playwright... Read More

 
Red Dara Santiago wins first Cornelia Street American Playwriting Award

Rising Phoenix Repertory has announced Ren Dara Santiago as its first recipient of The Cornelia Street American Playwriting Award. The honor is presented to an emerging playwright of exceptional work ethic, character, and talent. The award will be presented to Santiago in February 2019 at a reception in New York City.  The award takes its name from Cornelia Street in the West Village, which has been home to the work of some of the nation’s greatest playwrights, including Eugene... Read More

 
Crag muMs Grant, Taylor Mac & Martyna Majok to Serve as Mentors of Cherry Lane's Mentors Project

Cherry LaneTheatre (Angelina Fiordellisi, Founder; Seri Lawrence, Artistic Dir) has announced that Craig muMs Grant, Taylor Mac & Martyna Majok will participate as mentors as part of the 21st season of the Mentor Project. This year’s playwriting mentees will be announced at a special Announcement Event on Dec 3 at 7:00 PM at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St). The Mentor Project will culminate with three fully-staged productions presented between Feb 20 and Apr 13, 2019. Each year... Read More

 
The Old Globe will Present Industry Reading of LIFE AFTER

The Old Globe (Barry Edelstein, Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director; Timothy J. Shields, Managing Dir) in association with Yonge Street Theatricals will present a by-invitation-only industry reading of the new musical LIFE AFTER on Thurs Dec 6 at 2:00 PM and Fri Dec 7 at Noon at Ripley Grier Studios. The reading will help the creative team prepare for the musical’s upcoming American premiere this winter at The Old Globe in San Diego, where it will run from March 22 to April 28,... Read More

 
The Town Hall's Broadway @ Series Continues with Kelli O'Hara

The Town Hall will presents the  Broadway @ concert series, hosted and music directed by  Seth Rudetsky and produced by Mark Cortale, at The Town Hall (123 W 43rd St) on Mon Jan 14 at 8:00 PM with Tony Award-winner Kelli O'Hara. The format of each concert is a seamless mix of intimate behind-the-scenes stories prompted by Rudetsky's funny, insightful and revealing questions - and the music from the star's stellar Broadway career.... Read More

 
Lee Sunday Evans named Artistic Director of Waterwell

Waterwell announced today that director Lee Sunday Evans has been named its new Artistic Director following an extensive national search. Evans succeeds Tom Ridgely, who co-founded Waterwell with Arian Moayed in 2002 and served as Artistic Director until earlier this year when he accepted a new position as the Executive Producer at Shakespeare Festival St. Louis. Her appointment completes Waterwell’s new leadership team, which includes Ms Evans, Mr Moayed, Managing Director Adam J.... Read More

 
SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert Benefit Returns 12/2

Haul out the holly and put up the tree because the annual star-studded holiday event SPARKLE: An All-Star Holiday Concert returns on Sun Dec 2 for its 7th consecutive year, once again benefiting the programs and services of The Actors Fund. This one-night-only extravaganza, produced and hosted by TV personality Scott Nevins, will take place at The Cutting Room (44 E 32nd St) at 7:30 PM.  The all-star cast includes Max von Essen, Daisy Eagan, Erich Bergen, Chris Weaver,  The... Read More

 
National Asian Artists Project's 2018 Gala to Celebrate "Flower Drum Song"

National Asian Artists Project (Baayork Lee, Executive Artistic Director) will hold its 2018 Gala entitled “The Corner of Chinatown and Broadway” a celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s "Flower Drum Song," featuring Jose Llana and Yuka Takara, the award-winning Theatre Club from P.S. 124, alumni and NAAP kids, the NAAP Broadway Community Chorus, members from the original casts of the B'way and 2002 revival... Read More

 
MCC's Miscast Gala Set For Apr 1, 2019

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Dir; Blake West, Executive Dir) has announced that this year’s Miscast gala is set for Mon April 1, 2019 at The Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 W 34th St). As in previous years, MCC will honor an artist who embodies MCC’s commitment to bold creative choices that spark conversations, to be announced shortly. Additional information, including cast, to follow. In addition, MCC Theater wil... Read More

 
Lively McCabe Entertainment Enters Into Agreement with BMG

Lively McCabe Entertainment has announced it has entered into a new agreement with BMG. The deal grants the production company, recently launched by producer Michael Barra, access to BMG’s vast music publishing catalogue to develop new multimedia entertainment projects across various platforms including the live stage, as well as films, television, and digital media. Together, BMG and Lively McCabe Entertainment will work to package, develop and produce projects in which... Read More

 
Chad Austin announced as new Artisitic Director of Abingdon Theatre Company

Abingdon Theatre Company has announced that Chad Austin will serve as its new Artistic Director. Serving alongside Producing Director Denise Dickens, Austin steps up to the position, effective immediately, after acting as Associate Director since 2016.  Austin assumes the position from Tony Speciale, who steps down as Artistic Director to focus on his work as an independent director after his three-year tenure. Press contact: Brett Oberman/Keith Sherman & Associates... Read More

 
New York Stage and Film announces Winter Gala honoring Wettig, Olin & Pfaelzer

New York Stage and Film has announce that its annual Winter Gala will honor playwright and actress Patricia Wettig  and Executive Producer/director/actor Ken Olin and, in recognition for her years of dedication to New York Stage and Film, Artistic Director Johanna Pfaelzer, who is stepping down from her post at the end of the 2019 Powerhouse Summer Season. The Winter Gala, a fundraising event to support New York Stage and Film’s year-round theater and film development... Read More

 
York Theatre's 27th Annual Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala set for 11/12

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Dir; Evans Haile, Executive Dir) has announced that Matthew Broderick will host a company of 60 performers honoring musical theatre director/choreographer Susan Stroman with the 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre and Betty Cooper Wallerstein with the York Theatre Company Founders’ Award at the 27th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala to be held... Read More

 
Dramatist Guild Fund Gala Set for 11/12

The Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) has announced the performers for its annual Dramatists Guild Foundation Gala on Mon Nov 12 at the Manhattan Center. The fundraising evening will be hosted by Kate Baldwin featuring special performances and appearances by Alan Cumming; Anthony Wilkinson, Josh Lamon, Matthew Sklar (composer) and Chad Beguelin (book writer) of THE PROM; Eisa Davis of THE SECRET LIFE OF... Read More

 
Public Announces lineup for 15th Annual Under The Radar Festival

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Dirt; Patrick Willingha, Executive Dir) has announced the full line-up today for the 15th annual UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL, running Jan 3-13, 2019. This festival of The Public’s winter season will include artists from across the U.S. and around the world, including Argentina, Australia, France, Lebanon, Nigeria, Norway, Palestine, and the UK. Curated by UTR Festival Director Mark Russell, this year’s UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL continues t... Read More

 
75th Annual Theatre World Awards set for 6/3/19

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, has announced that the 75th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place on Mon June 3 beginning at 7:00 PM. Theater venue will be announced in the spring of 2019. Hosted annually by theater journalist, Peter Filichia, the   ceremony will be produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors. The landmark 2019 Awards will celebrate past and present honorees showcasing the historic heritage of the... Read More

 
Mike Karns and Greg Nobile acquire the website DidHeLikeIt.com

Producers and entrepreneurs Mike Karns and Greg Nobile have acquired the website DidHeLikeIt.com from producer Ken Davenport in a deal that closed in early October 2018. Founded in 2007, DidHeLikeIt.com is an official guide and translator for all Broadway theater reviews by Ben Brantley. A revamp of the platform has begun, under the brand DidTheyLikeIt.com, with plans to relaunch in Spring 2019. Digital producer Samantha Lazarus Levin joins the team as Chief Content Officer. Press contact... Read More

 
American Theatre Wing Announces National Theatre Company Grant Recipients

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President & CEO) has announced the recipients of its 2018 National Theatre Company Grants. This year’s four Initial Support recipients are: Cardinal Stage (Bloomington, IN), Flint Repertory Theatre (Flint, MI), Local Theater Company (Boulder, CO), and The Wilbury Theatre Group (Providence, RI). The Second-Time Support grant recipients are the following six companies: Boise Contemporary Theater (Boise, ID), Boston Court Pasadena... Read More

 
Michael Stotts Appointed Managing Director of Paper Mill Playhouse

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Dir) has announced the appointment of Michael Stotts as the theater’s Managing Director. A search committee consisting of members of Paper Mill Playhouse Board of Trustees (including James V. Fakult, Board Chair, President, Jersey Central Power & Light and Andy Gottesman, Vice Chair and Search Committee Chair, Chief Executive Officer of Gottesman Real Estate Partners) and key staff conducted a nationwide search to find... Read More

 
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