Highlights

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

 
48th Annual Theater Hall of Fame Induction Gala set for 11/12

The 48th Annual Theater Hall of Fame Induction Gala will be held at the Gershwin (222 W 51st St) on Mon Nov 12. The 2018 Inductees will be announced Fri Sept. 7. For additional information, please visit theaterhalloffame.org. Contact: Producer Terry Hodge Taylor (917/472-7906)… Read More

 
The Shubert Foundation Announces 2018 grants

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

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

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

 
Memorial Service for Jane Maxwell set for 6/4

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

 
LITTLE DANCER to recieve industry reading 6/8

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

 
Susan Stroman to recieve 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award at York Gala

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

 
INProximity Theatre announces Project W Theatre Festival

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

 
Dancers Responding to AIDS Announces Lineup for Fire Island Dance Festival

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

 
Mint Theater will present reading of Molnar's LILIOM

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

 
Off Broadway Alliance Names 2018 Winners

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

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

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

 
Susan Krajsa named President of Broadway Across America

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

 
MTC's Spring Gala set for 5/14

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

 
Kathleen Chalfant to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2018 Obies

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

 
2018 Theatre World Awards Announced

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

 
Irish Rep's Gala Will Honor Alan Jay Lerner

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

 
4th Annual Broadway Bets set for May 14

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

 
Goodspeed will Honor Sue Frost at 2018 Gala

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

 
Laura Benanti will host the 2018 Jimmy Awards

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

 
The Drama League Announces 2018 Directing Fellows

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

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

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

 
American Theatre Wing will Honor Andrew LLoyd Webber at Gala

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

 
Broadway Bares Game Night set for 6/17

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

 
Roundabout Will hold 4th Annual Casino Night

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

 
Urban Stages will honor Jim Dale

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

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

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

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

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

 
Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Recieve the Monte Cristo Award

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

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

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

 
TDF 50th Anniversary Gala set for 6/18

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

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

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

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

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

 
Audrey Webb Wins 2018 Judith Barlow Prize

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

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

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

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

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

 
Alice Birch wins 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

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

 
Andrea Martin will host ASTEP's Inaugural Gala

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

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

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

 
Shelby Ladd & Stephen Santore named Managing Directors of SpotCo

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

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

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

 
The Dramatist Guild Foundation to honor Stephen Schwartz with Birthday Concert

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

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

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

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

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

 
Roundabout's 24 Hour Plays set for 4/9

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

 
Broadway Belts for PFF! Set for 3/12

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

 
Harold Wolpert named Executive Director of Signature Theatre

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

 
Michael S Rosenberg departs La Jolla Playhouse for McCarter Theater Center

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

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

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

 
2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Award Recipients Announced

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

 
York Theatre will host 15th Anniversary Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) Gala

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, has announced a special gala celebration of the 15th anniversary of the Off-Broadway hit The Musical of Musicals (The Musical!) with music by Eric Rockwell, lyrics by Joanne Bogart, and book by Eric Rockwell and Joanne Bogart. Director Pamela Hunt returns to recreate her original staging for... Read More

 
David Richards Announces RCI Theatricals

David Richards has announced the launch of RCI Theatricals, a theatrical general management company.  RCI Theatricals will supply general management services to a variety of theatrical productions including Anastasia on Broadway and on tour, as well as the upcoming Broadway revivals of Children of a Lesser God and Torch Song, and many shows in development. Richards will serve as the company’s President and is joined by General Managers Kate Elliott and Beverly Edwards. Floyd... Read More

 
Tamar Climan Launches New Venture as Independent Producer

Veteran theatrical general manager Tamar Climan, has launched a new venture as an independent producer. Ms. Climan co-founded, and for 20 years co-ran, Richards/Climan, Inc. along with David Richards. She is currently working, alongside lead producer Hal Luftig, as Executive Producer on the new Broadway production of Children of a Lesser God.  She will also act as E.P. on Heart of Rock and Roll, set to premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, and Consulting Producer on Jagged Little... Read More

 
2nd Annual Chita Rivera Awards set for 5/20

The 2nd annual Chita Rivera Awards will take place on Sun May 20 NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Pl), it was announced by Nikki Feirt Atkins, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Dance Machine for the 21st Century and Joe Lanteri, Founder and Executive Director of the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation. ADM21 has joined forces with the NYC Dance Alliance Foundation to present this year's Awards. Atkins, Lanteri along with... Read More

 
American Theatre Wing Announces 2018 Larson Grant Recipients

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President & CEO) has announced that the 2018 Jonathan Larson® Grants recipients are Jay Adana (music and lyrics), Andrew R. Butler & Andrew Farmer (music, lyrics, and book), Emily Kaczmarek & Zoe Sarnak (music, lyrics, and book), and Mark Sonnenblick (music and lyrics). Four prestigious, unrestricted grants of $10,000 each, as well as additional support in the form of residencies, concerts, and recording grants, totaling over... Read More

 
Laura Benanti to headline Barrington Stage Company's Summer Gala

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, will host its Annual Summer Gala with a special performance by Laura Benanti in Tales from Soprano Isle on Mon July 23 at 5:00 PM at the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage. The Gala Chair is Debra Miersma;​​ Reba Evenchik and Laurie Schwartz are Gala Co-Chairs. All proceeds from the BSC Gala support BSC’s three-fold mission: to produce top-notch, compelling work; to develop new plays and musicals; and to fin... Read More

 
EST names Sarah McLellan as new Executive Director

Ensemble Studio Theatre (William Carden, Artistic Dir) has announced that Sarah McLellan will assume the role of Executive Director of EST beginning Mar 5. Current Executive Director Paul Slee will depart the company after 10 years. McLellan comes to EST from the downtown theater company Clubbed Thumb where she served as Managing Director since 2014. Press contact: Liz Lombardi/Matt Ross PR (212/756-1248)... Read More

 
Amas Gala to honor Jay Binder, Micki Grant & Leonid Poretsky

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Prod) will celebrate its 49th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit on Mon April 2 at the Baruch Performing Arts Center. Honorary Chair for the event is  Norm Lewis.  Brad Oscar will be Master of Ceremonies for the evening. The gala evening will begin at 6:00 PM with a champagne reception and silent auction. At 7:00 PM, students of the Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy, Amas’ flagship education program, will present a... Read More

 
East Village Playhouse Opens

A brand new performance space has opened in the downtown theatre scene, the East Village Playhouse (340 East 6th St) now occupies the former music shop Tribal Soundz.  A destination for thriving and aspiring musicians and recording artists, the shop shuttered in 2008.  Now the once vacant storefront has been revived for the first time in a decade as the East Village Playhouse, an arts destination. The 50 seat East Village Playhouse was founded by Laurie... Read More

 
Drama League Announces 2018 Artist Residency Program

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Director) has announced the theater directors and ensembles chosen to develop new plays and musicals as part of the 2018 Drama League Artist Residency Program. Public work-in-progress presentations will be held periodically throughout the year at The Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas.) Schedules are available at www.dramaleague.org.  The Drama League Artist Residency Program offers ... Read More

 
League of Professional Theatre Women Announce 2018 Theatre Woman Awards

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison & Lisa Rothe, Co-Presidents) will present the 2018 Theatre Women Awards at The TimesCenter (242 West 41st St) on Fri Mar 16 beginning at 6:30 PM. Ticketsare available for advance purchase at www.theatrewomen.org. The League of Professional Theatre Women’s annual Theatre Women Awards are the only awards dedicated to promoting the visibility of the theatrical work of female-identifying artists and their... Read More

 
Gleason, Sarandon & Wolpe Headline BETTER LATE Reading at WCP

Westport Country Playhouse will present a Script in Hand playreading of “Better Late,” a romantic comedy by Larry Gelbart, on Mon Feb 26, at 7:00 PM. The cast includes Joanna Gleason, Chris Sarandon, Charles Socarides, and Lenny Wolpe. The reading will be directed by Anne Keefe, Playhouse associate artist and curator of the playreading series.  In “Better Late,” composer Lee Baer is forced by his wife Nora to take in her ex-husband Julian after a recent... Read More

 
New Theatrical Booking Agency Off Broadway Touring LLC Launched

Producers Victoria Lang and Ryan Bogner have announced the launch of Off Broadway Touring, LLC, a new boutique theatrical booking agency and the only agency of its kind exclusively dedicated to the promotion, booking and management of Off Broadway sized theatrical productions. The new agency, which is debuting ten productions this summer, will create touring models for Off Broadway scaled shows while presenting quality and affordable live entertainment that is able to tour in smaller... Read More

 
Arena Stage Gala will honor Muriel Bowser & Jessica Stafford Davis

Arena Stage Artistic Director Molly Smith and Executive Director Edgar Dobie have announced the presentation of the third annual Beth Newburger Schwartz Award to D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser, as well as recognize Jessica Stafford Davis as an Emerging Leader at the 2018 Arena Stage Annual Gala. The Gala is helmed by event chairs and Arena Stage Trustees Lavern Chatman and Maggie FitzPatrick, and will be held on Thurs May 10 at the Mead Center for American Theater (1101 Sixth St., SW). The... Read More

 
Vineyard's 35th Anniversary Gala will honor Michael Mayer

Vineyard Theatre’s Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel have announced that the 2018 Gala Fundraiser will celebrate director Michael Mayer and the theatre company’s 35th Anniversary. The annual Gala Fundraiser will take place on Mon May 14 beginning at 6:30 PM at Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th St). Cody Lassen is the 35th Anniversary Gala Chair and Audible, Inc. is the lead corporate sponsor of the event. The Vineyard's Gal... Read More

 
Ryan & Sam Ratelle launch RRR Creative

Veteran theatrical publicist Ryan Ratelle has joined professional forces with Creative Director Sam Ratelle to launch RRR Creative (Triple R Creative), a boutique creative agency specializing in branding and graphic design, public relations, and image / lifestyle direction. Ratelle leads this new venture after thirteen years as a New York City-based theatrical publicist, most recently at DKC/O&M. The scope of RRR Creative’s services includes branding and graphic design, public ... Read More

 
Broadway Bares set for 6/17

Broadway Bares, the sexy striptease spectacular returns Sun, June 17 to Hammerstein Ballroom (311 West 34th Street, NYC). Tickets to Broadway Bares, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, are on sale at broadwaycares.org or by calling 212-840-0770, ext. 229. This annual extravaganza features seductive production numbers from more than 150 of the most talented dancers on Broadway. They will strut and strip their way into your heart in two shows at 9:30 PM and... Read More

 
Transport Group's 2018 Gala will honor Dick Scanlan

Transport Group has announced that its 2018 gala benefit—A Toast to the Artist Honoring Dick Scanlan —will feature performances by Brandon Victor Dixon, Harriet Harris, Beth Malone, Kathleen Marshall, Michael Mayer, Sherie Rene Scott, Ali Stroker, Jeanine Tesori, Aaron Weinstein, Betsy Wolfe, and the cast of Whorl Inside a Loop (Derrick Baskin, Chris Meyers, Ryan Quinn, Daniel J Watts, Donald Webber Jr.).  The evening, which honors the librettist and director Dick... Read More

 
Jennifer Ardizzone-West named COO of Networks

Networks Presentations LLC, a Maryland based theatrical touring company has to announced that Jennifer Ardizzone-West will be joining the organization as Chief Operating Officer beginning February 15, 2018. Jennifer Ardizzone-West most recently served as Executive Director of The Blue School, conceiving and launching an independent school established to re-imagine education for 2 year olds-8th grade alongside the founders of Blue Man Group.  Prior to this Ardizzone-West served as a... Read More

 
MCC's Miscast Gala Announces Lineup

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey and William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) has announced the all-star lineup of performers set for their annual Miscast gala. The performers include: Sara Bareilles, Jayne Houdyshell, James Monroe Iglehart, Raúl Esparza, Robert Fairchild, Keala Settle, Jordan Fisher, Katrina Lenk, Alex Newell &  Auli’I Cravalho. Additional names will be announced shortly. As previously announced, this... Read More

 
74th Theatre World Awards set for 6/4

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors, Dale Badway, President, have announced that the 74th Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony will take place on Monday June 4 beginning at 7:00 PM.   Theater venue will be announced shortly. Hosted annually by well-known theater journalist, Peter Filichia, the ceremony will be produced by Theatre World Awards, Inc. Board of Directors. 2018 Honorees for an Outstanding Performance in a Broadway or Off-Broadway Production, the 10th Annual... Read More

 
New playwrights announced as a part of Arena's Power Plays initiative

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces four additional commissioned playwrights as a part of Power Plays, their initiative commissioning and developing 25 new plays and musicals from 25 writers over the course of 10 years. Playwrights Kenneth Lin, Craig Lucas, Eduardo Machado and Theresa Rebeck join previously announced commissioned playwrights with projects underway, including Nathan Alan Davis, Eve Ensler, Aaron Posner, Sarah Ruhl and John Strand. The massive... Read More

 
63rd Annual Obie Awards Set for 5/21

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, CEO; Stephen Mooallem, Editor-in-Chief) have announced that the 63rd Annual Obie Awards will be held on Mon May 21 and will move to a new venue, Terminal 5 (610 West 56th St). John Leguizamo will host. Tickets to the 2018 Obie Awards can be purchased at www.ObieAwards.com. The judges' panel, chaired as in previous years by longtime Village Voice critic Michael Feingold, includes ... Read More

 
RWS Entertainment Group Announces Launch of Theatrical and Development Department

RWS Entertainment Group (RWS), a New York City based full-service production company that creates  custom entertainment, live events, and branded experiences worldwide, today announced the launch of a Theatrical and Development Department, which will produce theatrical shows for Broadway, off-Broadway, and more. Additionally, RWS-owned Binder Casting will open two new divisions – commercial and film – operating alongside the already established theatrical team. The... Read More

 
Leslie Uggams & Tommy Tune to be Honored at TADA! Gala

On Mar 5 TADA! Youth Theater will host its annual gala at Tribeca 360 (10  Desbrosses St.)  This year’s honorees will be Leslie Uggams and Tommy Tune. The evening will feature a cocktail hour, dinner, live and silent auctions, entertainment from the TADA!’s Resident Youth Ensemble and Broadway stars, and many more great surprises. Since 1984, TADA!’s mission is to provide young people from different backgrounds with musical theater programs that inspire them... Read More

 
The Actors Fund will present Reunion Concert of Thoroughly Modern Millie

The Actors Fund has announced a 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert benefit celebration of the 2002 Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Thoroughly Modern Millie. The concert will star Sutton Foster, Gavin Creel, Harriet Harris and other original cast members for a one-night-only benefit to raise funds for The Actors Fund, the human services organization that helps everyone in entertainment and performing arts. The event will take place on Mon Feb 12 at 7:30 PM at The Minskoff (200 Wes... Read More

 
Schmuckler, Yesnowitz & Duhamel win 2018 Kleban Prizes

The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 28th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. Adjudication in the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist category resulted in a tie between Alan Schmuckler and Amanda Yesnowitz, and the 2018 Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Christian Duhamel. The 2018 prizes will be presented on Mon Feb 5 in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at... Read More

 
15th Annual THF Fellowship Luncheon to honor Susan Stroman

On Fri April 20 at 12:00 PM the Theater Hall of Fame will present the 15th Annual THF Fellowship Luncheon at the New York Friars Club. The Luncheon will salute Director/Choreographer Susan Stroman and present three grants to emerging theater artists. For more information, please visit theaterhalloffame.org. Contact: Terry Hodge Taylor/Theater Hall of Fame (terryhodgetaylor.com)... Read More

 
York Theatre Announces Winter Musicals in Mufti Series

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director),  starts the new year with its Winter 2018 Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the works of the legendary Broadway composer Jule Styne.  The series will take place at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter’s (entrance on East 54th St, just east of Lexington Avenue). The York Theatre Company’s Musicals in Mufti series of musical theatre gems, performed in a... Read More

 
American Theatre Wing Announces Hewes Design Awards

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) has announced that five theater artists will be honored by the Henry Hewes Design Awards Committee during the presentation of its 2017 Awards in a luncheon ceremony on Tues Jan 23. Honors for the 2017 awards were earned by artists working on, off and off-off Broadway. Scenic designer Laura Jellinek (A Life, Playwrights Horizons), costume designers Machine Dazzle (Taylor Mac: A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, St. Ann’s... Read More

 
Haruki Murakami's SLEEP will be presented at Yale Rep's No Boundaries Series

Yale Repertory Theatre (James Bundy, Artistic Director; Victoria Nolan, Managing Director) will present Haruki Murakami’s SLEEP, directed and devised by Rachel Dickstein and Ripe Time, adapted for the stage by Naomi Iizuka, as part of its annual NO BOUNDARIES performance series, March 1, 2, and 3 at 8PM at the Iseman Theater (1156 Chapel Street). "Sleep" features scenic and object design by Susan Zeeman Rogers, costumes by Ilona Somogyi, lighting by Jiyoun Chan, projections by Hannah... Read More

 
Drama League Announces Expanded Directorfest

The Drama League (Executive Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks) has announced the expansion of their annual event, DirectorFest, into a multi-week, city-wide festival focusing on the art of contemporary stage directing. For its 34th year, the festival will include five fully-staged productions, a showcase evening of new musicals, staged readings, discussion panels, books signings, workshops and conversations with America’s most notable directors.  Taking place over two... Read More

 
New Performance & Venue Space, Town Stages Opens at 221 W B'way

Town Stages is now open at 221 West Broadway. Located in the heart of Tribeca, TOWN is a new venue to celebrate, collaborate and put on a show. A female-driven cultural arts institution and venue space, Town Stages is a state-of-the-art, flexible performance and event space that can support the entire lifecycle of New York's hallmark industries. With a 9,000 square foot storefront facility, TOWN provides  cultural experiences and opportunities for all:  from civic to corporate,... Read More

 
Michael Cerveris & Loose Cattle set Album Release Concert for 12/11

Mon Dec 11 at 7:30 PM, The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture will present Michael Cerveris  and Loose Cattle in "Seasonal Affective Disorder," a live concert celebrating the release of their holiday LP of the same name. The one-night only concert at The Sheen Center's Loreto (18 Bleecker St) features special guests including Will Chase, Laura Cantrell, Ben McKenzie & Robin Lord Taylor.  Tickets are available online at SheenCenter.org. Days before... Read More

 
THE GABRIELS Trilogy to be Broadcast on PBS Dec 3-5.

This December, Theater Close-Up will raise the curtain for viewers on playwright and director Richard Nelson’sthree-play cycle, The Gabriels: Election Year in the Life of One Family. The trilogy premieres Dec 3, 4 and 5 at 10 PM on THIRTEEN and provides an intimate portrait of the Gabriels family as they gather around their kitchen table to make sense of their own lives as well as the seismic changes taking place in the wider world. The performances were filmed at New ... Read More

 
Eighth Annual Clive Barnes Awards set for January 8

The Clive Barnes Foundation has announced  that the 8th Annual Clive Barnes Awards will be presented on Mon January 8 at The Walter Reade Theater at Lincoln Center. This year's Theater Award will be presented by Robert Fairchild, while this year’s Dance Artist Award will be presented by David Hallberg. The finalists for this year’s Theater Award are Evan Ruggiero (Bastard Jones), Elena Wang (Bastard Jones), and Grace van Patten (Whirligig). The winner... Read More

 
LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Musical will Receive Industry Reading 12/7

A private industry reading has been announced for the new musical, LAST DAYS OF SUMMER based on the Steve Kluger novel of the same name. It is being directed and developed by Jeff Calhoun with a score by Jason Howland, and book and lyrics by  Mr Kluger. The private industry reading will be held in New York City on Thurs Dec 7. The cast includes Derek Klena, Anthony Rosenthal, Jackie Burns, Drew Gehling, Abby Mueller, Melissa Van Der Schyff, Daniel Jenkins, Mel Johnson, Jr.,... Read More

 
Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2018 Gala set for Feb 5

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Dir) has announced that the annual WTF Gala will be held this year at Tao Downtown (492 9th Ave) on  Mon Feb 5, 2018 at 6:30 PM. Honoring WTF Trustee Gary Levine, who was Managing Director of the Festival in the Eighties and is now President of Programming at SHOWTIME, the evening will include cocktails and dinner, along with special appearances or performances by Annaleigh Ashford, James Naughton, Mandy Patinkin, Emmy... Read More

 
Heather Headley to be Honored at the Broadway Dreams Supper

Celebrating 20 years since her Broadway debut in "The Lion King," Heather Headley will be honored by the performing arts education not-for-profit Broadway Dreams during the Broadway Dreams Supper on Tues Dec 12 at The Plaza(58th St and Fifth Ave). The Broadway Dreams Supper will treat guests to cocktails, a formal dinner, and tribute performances by A Great Big World, Jessie Mueller, Denée Benton, Quentin Earl Darrington, Noah J. Ricketts, and appearances by John Doyl... Read More

 
Rigby, Keenan-Bolger, Myers & Crosby to star in KRIS KRINGLE THE MUSICAL Nov 24 at The Town Hall

KRIS KRINGLE The Musical, featuring Cathy Rigby, Pamela Myers, Andrew Keenan-Bolger & Kim Crosby will play two performances, Fri Nov 24 at 3:00 PM and 8:00 PM, at The Town Hall (123 W 43rd St). "KRIS KRINGLE The Musical," weaves a new and entirely original tale that will delight audiences of all ages. Based on one of the most familiar names of holiday folklore, this is the tale of a young, starry-eyed toymaker, Kris Kringle, who crosses paths with an evil New York... Read More

 
Abingdon to present Benefit Perfs of Extraordinary Measures

Abingdon Theatre Company (Tony Speciale, Artistic Dir; Denise Dickens, Producing Dir) in association with Music-Theatre Group (Diane Wondisford; Producing Dir) will present James Lecesne in Eve Ensler's EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES for three perfs only: December 1, 2 and 3 at 7:00 PM at The DR2  (101 E. 15th St.) Featuring original music by William Harper and directed by Tony Speciale, proceeds from the event will be shared with Broadway ... Read More

 
Target Margin Theater Announces Permanent Home in Brooklyn

After a five year search, Target Margin Theater has announced the opening of the Company’s first permanent home. Located in the Sunset Park section of Brooklyn, the modern, industrial space includes two large rehearsal studios, office space, and a column free, 3,250 sq. ft. performance space with 18 ft. ceilings. The theater is named The DOXSEE after founding member and resident designer Lenore Doxsee. For over 25 years, Target Margin Theater (Founding Artistic Director David... Read More

 
Stan Zimmerman's RIGHT BEFORE I GO to perform Benefit Reading at Town Hall

Producers have announced that Ellen Burstyn, Elizabeth Ashley, Maulik Pancholy, Raviv Ullman, Jennifer Lim & Maggie Lacey have joined the cast of the New York City premiere of Stan Zimmerman’s RIGHT BEFORE I GO. Directed by Michael Wilson, the play will be performed as a one-night-only benefit on Mon Dec 4 at Town Hall (123 W 43rd Street). A VIP pre-show cocktail reception will begin at 7:00 PM followed by an 8:00 PM performance. Proceeds will benefit prominent... Read More

 
Whoopi Goldberg, Maggie Gyllenhaal to headline Roundabout's DAMN YANKEES benefit

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced that Danny Burstein “Van Buren” and Victoria Clark “Meg Boyd” have joined the Benefit Concert Reading of DAMN YANKEES, the musical comedy by George Abbott and Douglass Wallop with Music and Lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross.  The evening will bring these beloved stars of stage and screen back to the Broadway stage for one night only! Whoopi Goldberg is also set to star as... Read More

 
New York Pops will honor Alan Menken at 35th Birthday Gala

The New York Pops will present its 35th Birthday Gala honoring composer Alan Menken on Mon April 30, 2018 at 7:00 PM in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall. The celebratory concert features some of Menken's most beloved compositions performed by The New York Pops under the music direction of Steven Reineke, together with a starry line-up of guest artists to be announced. Proceeds from the Gala support the organization’s PopsEd music education programs.... Read More