35th Anniversary Gala Honors Jason Robert Brown and Georgia Stitt with Host Tituss Burgess

On Mon March 2 at 6:00 PM TADA! Youth Theater will celebrate its 35th Anniversary Gala at Tribeca 360 (10 Desbrosses St.)  This year’s honorees are Jason Robert Brown and Georgia Stitt, and the TADA! Gala will be hosted by Tituss Burgess.  The evening will feature cocktails, dinner, live auction, and performances by Broadway stars and members of the Resident Youth Ensemble of TADA!, along with more surprises. Since 1984, TADA!’s mission has been to provide young... Read More

Tim Sanford & Anna Deavere Smith to be Honored at 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards

Details have been announced for the 35th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sun May 3 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00 PM. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League and the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Among the special honors this year – the Lifetime Achievement Award will be presented to Tim Sanford, who recently... Read More

Maltby, Jr & Shire to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 35th Annual Bistro Awards

Lyricist and director Richard Maltby, Jr. and composer David Shire will be honored at the 35th annual Bistro Awards where they will be receiving the Bob Harrington Lifetime Achievement Award, the Bistro Award’s highest honor, for their more than 50 years of musical accomplishment The Bistro Awards Gala will be held on Mon Mar 9 at 7:00 PM at Gotham Comedy Club (208 W 23rd St), produced by Sherry Eaker who has headed up the event since its inception in 1985. A full list of winners... Read More

Broadway Backwards returns Mon Mar 16

Broadway’s biggest stars and beloved legends will share LGBTQ twists on classic and modern favorites when Broadway Backwards returns on Mon Mar 16. This one-night-only event is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefits Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center in New York City. Tickets are available at broadwaycares.org.  The evening features artists singing the great songs of musical theatre.   The 15th ... Read More

Daniel Messé, Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew win 2020 Kleban Prizes

The Kleban Foundation celebrates the 30th anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2020 prize winners. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Daniel Messé. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to co-librettists Rehana Lew Mirza and Mike Lew. The 2020 prizes will be presented on Mon Feb 3, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted... Read More

Signature Theatre's 2020 Gala will Honor Anna Deavere Smith

Signature Theatre has announced that the company’s Annual Gala on Mon March 30 will celebrate Signature’s current Residency 1 Playwright Anna Deavere Smith and honor Signature Theatre Board President and Margot Adams Signature Award Recipient Nina B. Matis. The gala program is directed by Saheem Ali and will feature presentations from Darren Walker of the Ford Foundation and Jay Sugarman of iStar Inc., as well as highlights from Anna Deavere Smith’s acclaimed career. Th... Read More

Atlantic Theater Company's 35th Anniversary Gala "Couple's Choice" set for 3/2

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Dir; Mary McCann, School Executive Dir) will present their 35th Anniversary Gala, Couples’ Choice, on Mon Mar 2 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Ave.) This year, Atlantic asked a few exciting power couples to choose a song they love and their favorite musician to perform it, to be revealed at the event. Among the celebrity couples are Rose Byrne & Bobby Cannavale;  Ted Danson & Mary... Read More

10th Annual Broadway Belts for PFF set for Mon Feb 24

Hosted by the actress/comedienne Julie Halston, BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! will hold its special tenth-anniversary fundraiser, featuring an evening of music and comedy to benefit the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF). This year’s event will honor Producer Daryl Roth with the Ralph Howard Legacy Award and will take place on Mon Feb 24, at 5:30 PM at the Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St.) Tickets include a pre-event cocktail reception, elegant dinner, seating for the show, and admissio... Read More

The York Theatre Continues 50th Anniversary Celebration with Two-Special Events

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Dir; Evans Haile, Executive Dir), as part of its 50th Anniversary season celebration, will present two special events during the month of January at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter’s (East 54th St, just east of Lexington Ave). The first special event is York Chat: “50 Years of The York,” the first in a series of lively panel discussions about theatre, Off-Broadway, and the first fifty years of The York Theatre... Read More

Transport Group to Honor Lori Fineman & Kathleen Marshall

Transport Group has announced that its annual A Toast to the Artist gala will honor former Transport Group executive director Lori Fineman and director/choreographer Kathleen Marshall with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Mon April 6 at 6:30 PM at Current (Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers), and includes a cocktail party, seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions. The Transporting American Theatre Award recognizes significant ... Read More

2020 Drama League Awards Ceremony Set for May 15

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Artistic Dir; Bevin Ross, Executive Dir) has announced that the 86th Annual Drama League Awards Ceremony will be held on Fri May 15 beginning at 11:30 AM at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 B'way). More information about the Awards Ceremony, which includes pre-event cocktails and the afternoon luncheon ceremony, can be found by visiting www.dramaleague.org. The Awards Eligibility Period for Broadway and Off-Broadway productions will end on... Read More

New York Musical Festival (NYMF) to Cease Operations

The Board of Directors of the New York Musical Festival (NYMF) have announced  that after 15 years of presenting vibrant, new musical theater, NYMF will cease operation immediately. The first Festival, staged in 2004, featured over 30 new fully staged full-length musicals and was met with critical and popular acclaim. More than 400 shows have premiered at the Festival since then, featuring more than 8,000 artists and entertaining more than 300,000 audience members. The... Read More

TCG's 2020 Gala: Our Stories to Honor National Black Theatre Festival & David Henry Hwang

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced the 2020 TCG Gala: Our Stories will be held on Mon Feb 3, 2020 at The Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St.) The Gala will honor the National Black Theatre Festival of Winston-Salem and David Henry Hwang and will include festive performances, speakers, and a celebratory dinner with theatre leaders, celebrities, and enthusiasts. A 6:00 PM cocktail reception will be followed by a 7:00 PM seated dinner, with entertainment beginning at 7:20 PM.... Read More

The Actor's Fund will Present RAGTIME Reunion Benefit

The Actors Fund has announced that the music of the musical RAGTIME will once again be heard on Broadway in a one-night only benefit concert on Mon April 27, 2020, at the Minskoff (200 West 45th St.) This celebratory benefit concert will star original cast members, with Audra McDonald (“Sarah”) and Brian Stokes Mitchell (“Coalhouse Walker, Jr”) scheduled to appear. Further casting will be announced and tickets will go on sale at a later date. All proceeds from thi... Read More

Vineyard's 2020 Gala will Celebrate Daryl Roth & Paula Vogel

Vineyard Theatre’s Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel have announced that the company’s 2020 Gala fundraiser will celebrate producer Daryl Roth and playwright Paula Vogel. The annual benefit Gala will take place on Mon April 20, 2020, beginning at 6:00 PM at 583 Park Avenue. Vineyard Theatre Board Member Sally Horchow will chair the event. The Vineyard's Gala event will include a cocktail hour and auction, dinner, and performances... Read More

2020 Theater Hall of Fame Fellowship Luncheon

On Fri May 1 The Theater Hall of Fame will present the 16th Annual Theater Hall of Fame Fellowship Luncheon at 12:00 noon in the Eugenia Room at Sardi's. Patti Lupone will be the Honoree and the 2020 Emerging Theater Artist Grants will be presented. For more information, please visit theaterhalloffame.org. Contact: Terry Hodge Taylor (917) 472-7906... Read More

NYTW's 2020 Gala will honor Rachael Chavkin & Jordan Roth

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (James C. Nicola, Artistic Dir;   Jeremy Blocker, Managing Dir) has announced performers, presenters and the host for the NYTW 2020 Gala, honoring director Rachel Chavkin and producer Jordan Roth. The Gala will be held on Mon Feb 3 at Capitale (130 Bowery.) Ana Gasteyer will serve as Master of Ceremonies for the evening. Performers and presenters will include Josh Groban, Rachel Brosnahan, Anna Deavere Smith, Taylor Mac,... Read More

The Actors Fun 2020 Gala will Honor Broderick, Parker, Mitchell, Tisch & Trumka

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, will hold its Annual Gala on Mon April 6. The evening will celebrate actor Matthew Broderick and actor, producer and designer Sarah Jessica Parker;  actor and Chairman of The Actors Fund Brian Stokes Mitchell; producer, co-owner of the New York Football Giants, and philanthropist Steve Tisch; and American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations... Read More

65th Annual Drama Desk Awards set for 5/31

The Drama Desk Awards have announced that the 65th Annual Drama Desk Awards will be held at The Town Hall on Sun May 31 in a ceremony that will both celebrate the 65-year legacy of this honor, as well as look to the future of recognizing outstanding theater on Broadway and beyond. The nominations will be announced on Tues April 21. The official opening night eligibility cut-off date will be Thurs April 23 for all eligible Broadway, Off-Broadway, and Off-Off-Broadway... Read More

Patrick Stewart Will Perform A CHRISTMAS CAROL Benefit for City Harvest & Ars Nova

Jenny and Jon Steingart have announced the  return engagement of Sir Patrick Stewart’s acclaimed one-man version of A CHRISTMAS CAROL for two nights only, Dec 11 and Dec 13 at Theater 511 (511 West 54th Street) to benefit City Harvest and Ars Nova. Sir Stewart will play Scrooge, Fezziwig, Tiny Tim, the Three Ghosts and every other yuletide Dickensian character when he returns to New York for the fifth time. The one-man production—which Stewart created and in which he portrays... Read More

American Repertory Theater's 2020 Gala set for 3/30/20

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) under the leadership of Terrie and Bradley Bloom, Artistic Director Diane Paulus and Executive Director Diane Borger, will hold its annual gala on Mon March 30, 2020 at the Boch Center Wang Theatre (270 Tremont St, Boston.) Celebrating the galvanizing impact of women in the arts, the evening will also honor Boston Globe Media Partner Managing Director Linda Henry with the 2020 A.R.T. Angel Award. Henry is the co-founder of HubWeek,... Read More

Keen Company Announces Playwrights Lab Readings

Keen Company Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein has announced his plans for Keen’s Playwrights Lab, including readings from this year’s participants as well as the playwrights for the 2020 Lab. The first public reading of three new plays, developed through the 2019 Keen Playwrights Lab, will feature playwrights Mashuq Mushtaq Deen, Mona Mansour, and Deb Margolin. The 2020 Playwrights Lab will offer new works from Karen Hartman, Lisa Ramirez, and Ken Urban. Launched in 2013, The... Read More

MCC Theater's 2020 Miscast Gala Will Honor Oscar Isaac

MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey and Will Cantler, Artistic Dirs; Blake West, Executive Dir) has announced that this year’s Miscast gala is set for Mon Apr 6, 2020, at The Hammerstein Ballroom at the Manhattan Center (311 West 34th St), and will honor MCC Theater alum, Oscar Isaac. In addition, MCC Theater will honor Board Chair Susan Raanan for her years of leadership at the organization. Finally, MCC Theater will honor Alexander Lambie & Cesar Rosado with 2020 MCC Theater... Read More

The Actors Fund will present Benefit Concert of Mr Magoo's Christmas Carol

The Actors Fund in association with Dreamworks Theatricals, Classic Media and Margaret Styne will present a one-night only concert presentation of the holiday classic MR MAGOO'S CHRISTMAS CAROL   on Monday, Dec 16 at 7:30 PM at the Gerald W. Lynch at John Jay College (524 W 59th St). The evening will be directed by Carl Andress with choreography by Nathan Peck, based on original choreography by Marcos Santana. John McDaniel has written new orchestrations for the score and will serve at... Read More

Celebration for Harold Prince set for Mon 12/16 at The Majestic

A celebration of the life and legacy of Broadway legend Harold Prince will take place on Mon Dec 16, at The Majestic (247 West 44th St.)  Beginning at 1:30 PM, the tribute is open to friends, family and the theater community, and will feature tributes and performances from colleagues and loved ones. The recipient of a record 21 Tony Awards, including one for Lifetime Achievement in 2006, Mr. Prince had an unparalleled career as producer and director over seven decades with his... Read More

Transport Group Announces Denise Dickens as New Executive Director

Transport Group has announced that Denise Dickens, formerly of Abingdon Theatre Company, will join the company as its new executive director, replacing Lori Fineman, outgoing executive director. Dickens will join founding Artistic Director Jack Cummings III at the helm of the off-Broadway, non-profit theatre company. For more information, please visit transportgroup.org. Press contact: Don Summa/Richard Kornberg & Associates (212/944-9444)...   Read More

GTG’s Project Shaw present reading of Coward's "I’ll Leave It To You"

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) will continue the 14th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG’s programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. The final offering will be a reading of Noel Coward's I'LL LEAVE IT TO YOU.  Marcia Milgrom Dodge directs a cast that... Read More

NewYorkRep will Present Industry Reading of "Chasing Gods"

NewYorkRep, will present two industry reading of "Chasing Gods" by Paris Crayton III on Mon Nov 18 at 3:00 PM and 7:00 PM at the Manhattan Theatre Club Studios (311 W 43rd St.)  Directed by Markus Potter (Producing Artistic Director of NewYorkRep), the cast features Portia, Larry Marshall, Danny Johnston, Jordan Boatman, Aigner Mizzelle & Cecil Blutcher. Monday's presentation is presented in preparation for a fall 2020 World Premiere to be presented by NewYorkRep. How do we... Read More

UnsungMusicalsCo. presents "The Passion Show of 2019"

UnsungMusicalsCo. (Ben West, Artistic Director) closes out its 2019 season with a benefit concert of The Passing Show of 2019, a new musical revue celebrating and satirizing the social and cultural happenings of the past year featuring sketches and songs written by college students and emerging writers. The one-night-only event will be presented on Mon Dec 16 at 7:00 PM. at The Irene Diamond Stage at the Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd St). Borrowing the title of was... Read More

Lineup Announced for 44th Humana Festival of New American Plays

Actors Theatre of Louisville and Artistic Director Robert Barry Fleming has announced the lineup for the 44th Humana Festival of New American Plays. The upcoming Festival marks Fleming’s first at the helm of Actors Theatre, the nation’s leading incubator for new play development. A cultural highlight for theatre lovers, artists and producers across the country, the Humana Festival runs Mar 1 through Apr 12, 2020 in Louisville. The 44th Festival program wil... Read More

The Drama Book Shop will Re-Open in March 2020

It was announced that The Drama Book Shop will reopen its doors in March 2020 at its new Times Square home at 266 West 39th St. The legendary shop’s new home will be only one block away from its last location.The independent bookstore was forced from its longtime midtown Manhattan home in January. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Thomas Kail, Jeffrey Seller, and James L. Nederlander, with guidance from The Mayor’s Office of Media and Entertainment Commissioner Julie Menin, took it over,... Read More

New York Stage and Film's Winter Gala will Honor Diana DiMenna & Tom Hulce

New York Stage and Film has announced that its annual Winter Gala will honor producer and philanthropist Diana DiMenna, and actor and producer Tom Hulce. The Winter Gala, a fundraising event to support New York Stage and Film’s year-round theater and film development initiatives, will be held on Sun Dec 8 at The Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 West 54th St.) The evening includes cocktails, an auction, dinner, and entertainment from special guests in celebration of Diana DiMenna and Tom... Read More

Heather Headley to headline 70th Anniversary Gala

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will host the 70th Anniversary Gala, presented by Ourisman Automotive Group, on Wed May 13, 2020 at The Anthem (901 Wharf Street, SW) with actress Heather Headley headlining the event. The evening includes a cocktail reception, three-course seated dinner and a one-night-only performance featuring a variety of Headley’s beloved Broadway songs and personal selections. The performance will feature the presentation of the Beth... Read More

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces 2020 WTF Gala

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Dir) has announced the 2020 WTF Gala in New York City honoring Bo & Katherine Peabody will be held at Tao Downtown on Mon Feb 10, 2020, and feature special appearances by Laura Benanti, Joshua Boone, Ashley Park and Kyle MacLachlan, among many others to be announced at a later date. Bo & Katherine Peabody have served as Festival Trustees for more than 20 years. To learn more about the 2020 WTF Gala, please visit... Read More

4th Annual Chita Rivera Awards set for 5/17/20

The 4th annual Chita Rivera Awards will take place on Sun May 17, 2020 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Pl), it was announced by Joe Lanteri, Founder and Executive Director of the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation, Inc. Lanteri produces in conjunction with Patricia Watt. The nominations for the 4th annual Chita Rivera Awards will be announced Friday, April 24 and the "Meet the Nominees" press event will take on Monday, April 27. Carrying the name... Read More

Alec Baldwin & Marlo Thomas to Host The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute's 50th Anniversary Gala

The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute (Anna Strasberg, Artistic Director) will host its 50th Anniversary Celebration, “THE NEXT 50 YEARS,” on Mon Nov 4 in the Rosenthal Pavilion at New York University (60 Washington Square South). The celebration is a gala benefit for The Lee Strasberg Creative Center, which has provided scholarships to students for 42 years. The evening will be hosted by Honorary Co-Chairs Alec Baldwin and Marlo Thomas, with Mr. Baldwin making a... Read More

Page 73 Announces Semifinalists for 2020 Playwriting Fellowship

Page 73 (Michael Walkup, Artistic Director; Amanda Feldman, Managing Director) has announced twelve semifinalists for the 2020 Page 73 Playwriting Fellowship. Selected from more than 400 applicants, the largest application pool to date, the twelve semifinalists are Bleu Beckford-Burrell, Serena Berman, Sarah Bernstein, Marisa Carr, Vichet Chum, Emma Goidel, Marvin González De León, Morgan Gould, Amina Henry, Stefani Kuo, Sofya Levitsky-Weitz, and juliany taveras. Finalists an... Read More

Gingold's Project Shaw continues with THE PLAY'S THE THING

Gingold Theatrical Group (David Staller, Artistic Director) will continue the 13th Season of Project Shaw, Art as Activism: A Theatrical Survival Guide, a special series of evenings of plays that embrace human rights and free speech. All of GTG’s programming, inspired by the works of George Bernard Shaw, are designed to provoke peaceful discussion and activism. In Ferenc Molnar’s legendary farce The Play’s the Thing, a young playwright is distraught when he overhears the... Read More

Broadway Cares Announces Virtual Broadway Run

No matter where you live, theatre fans across the country are invited to run (or walk or jeté) in support of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS with the virtual Broadway Run.  The virtual Broadway Run is a race that can be completed from any place, at any pace, and all proceeds benefit Broadway Cares. Participants will receive a limited edition medal to commemorate the experience. The platinum medal, which spins like a Tony Award and pays homage to Broadway’s biggest ... Read More

Performers Announced for Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway

More performers have been added to the lineup for Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway on Mon Nov 4. The special, one-night-only concert benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Just added to the evening are performances by Christian Borle, Kerry Butler, Lauryn Ciardullo, Gavin Creel, Andrew Barth Feldman, Bradley Gibson, April Holloway, James Monroe Iglehart, Ramona Keller, Nina Lafarga, Tamika Lawrence, Norm Lewis, Adam Pascal, Sherie Rene Scott, Katie Terza and... Read More

MTC's 2019 Fall Benefit set for 11/11

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2019 Fall Benefit, featuring performances by Sierra Boggess, Melissa Errico,  Norm Lewis,Patrick Page and Tony Yazbeck, on Mon Nov 11 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd St & Park Ave). Samantha Brand, Lisa Towbin and Susan Winter are co-chairs of the 2019 Fall Benefit. The event will begin with cocktails which will be followed by dinner and the... Read More

Brian Stokes Mitchell to host 11th Annual Broadway Salutes

The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) have announced that the eleventh annual Broadway Salutes ceremony will take place on Tues Nov 5 at Sardi’s Restaurant (234 West 44th St). The event will begin at 3:30 PM with arrivals and pinning, and the reception begins at 4:00 PM. Hosting this year’s ceremony will be Brian Stokes Mitchell,The program is directed by Marc Bruni. Commissioner of the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, Anne del... Read More

2019 SDCF Awards Announced

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, has announced the honorees of this year’s Gordon Davidson Award, Zelda Fichandler Award, Joe A. Callaway Awards, and Breakout Award. The awards will be presented at an invitation-only event on Tues November 12. The 2019 Gordon Davidson Award will be presented to Lisa Peterson.  The 2019 Zelda Fichandler Award will be presented to ... Read More

Stephen Schwartz and Kelly Devine to be Honored at NYMF Concert

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) (Scott Pyne, Executive Director and West Hyler, Producing Artistic Director) will honor composer Stephen Schwartz and choreographer Kelly Devine at its 2019 Benefit Concert on Mon Nov 18 at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St.)  The honorees will be celebrated by Broadway stars and NYMF alumni, including a special performance from Mr Schwartz, in an evening of entertainment directed by West Hyler with... Read More

New York Stage and Film Announces Fall Reading Series

New York Stage and Film has announced the upcoming line-up for their fall programming including the 2019 NYC Reading Series and a special panel discussion. New York Stage and Film’s NYC Programming serves artists through the course of the full calendar year, and throughout the life cycle of their projects. The 2019 NYC Reading Series, held at The Glicker-Milstein Theater at The Diana Center at Barnard College (3009 Broadway, at 117th Street) will continue with TENT REVIVAL by Majki... Read More

Joe Mantello to Receive SDCF "Mr. Abbott" Award

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced that Director Joe Mantello will be honored with the “Mr. Abbott” Award, given to a Broadway Director or Choreographer for a lifetime of outstanding contributions. The Award will be presented at the Foundation’s annual gala event, to be hosted by Mario Cantone, on Mon March 30, 2020 at Current. Chairing the... Read More

Jackie Sibblies Drury and Lauren Yee To Be Honored With Steinberg Playwright Awards By The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust has announced that playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury and  playwright Lauren Yee are the recipients of 2019 Steinberg Playwright Awards. The acclaimed writers will be honored at the 12th Annual “Mimi” Awards, presented on Mon Jan 13, 2020, at Lincoln Center Theater. The “Mimi” Awards are presented annually to honor the outstanding artistry and accomplishments of some of the most gifted... Read More

NYTW Announces Benefit Reading of PLAY YOURSELF

New York Theatre Workshop (James C. Nicola, Artistic Director; Jeremy Blocker, Managing Dir) has announced today that Annie Golden & To Arian Moayed will join the cast of NYTW’s special one-night-only reading of PLAY YOURSELF by Harry Kondoleon directed by Lee Sunday Evans. The reading will benefit NYTW’s Artist Workshop and Education programming and will take place at New York Theatre Workshop (79 East 4th St) on Mon Oct 7 at 7:30 PM. Golden will play... Read More

Lily Houghton and Brian Otaño Receive Atlantic Theater Launch Commissions

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Dir; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Dir) has announced its 2019-2020 Launch Commission writers Lily Houghton and Brian Otaño. Launch commissions are offered to early career playwrights who have not yet had an Off-Broadway production and have fewer than three commissions from mid to large size theater companies. Previous recipients include Paola Lázaro, Jocelyn Bioh, Amy Staats, Abby Rosebrock, and Sanaz Toossi. Lázaro, Staats... Read More

Amas Musical Theatre Presents "Dare To Be Different"

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) now beginning its 51st season, will present the third year of Dare To Be Different, a series of five new musicals and three one-night only special events from Nov 2-24  at A.R.T./New York (502 West 53rd St). The Amas Dare to be Different Series of New Musicals and Special Events is as follows: KEATON AND THE WHALE (Mon, Nov 4 at 3:0 PM & 7:00 PM and Tues, Nov 5 at 7:00 PM) with a Book and Lyrics by Molly Reisman, Book and Music b... Read More

Sue Wagner and John Johnson form Wagner Johnson Productions

Producers Sue Wagner and John Johnson have announced the formation of their new venture, Wagner Johnson Productions. Under their new banner, the longtime collaborators will produce and general manage an array of theatrical productions. Their current slate of projects includes the new musical, Almost Famous as well as the full range of Scott Rudin Productions’ theatrical ventures. Press contact: DKC/O&M (212/695-7400)...     Read More

Alam Cumming, Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere to be Honored at Roundabout's 2020 Gala

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Dir/CEO) has announced that its annual 2020 Gala will celebrate Alan Cumming with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre.  Michael Kors & Lance Le Pere will be honored for their contributions to the theater with The Ovation Award for Excellence in Philanthropy. This year’s gala “The Life of the Party” is set for Mon Mar 2 at the Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 W 54th St.)... Read More

Primary Stages 35th Anniversary Gala set for 10/16

Primary Stages (Andrew Leynse, Artistic Dir; Shane D. Hudson, Executive Dir; Casey Childs, Founder)  have announced additional performers and special guests for the Primary Stages 35th Anniversary Gala. The evening will honor Theresa Rebeck  and Jamie deRoy, Dasha Epstein, Susan Rose and Cheryl Wiesenfeld. The event will take place on Wed Oct 16 at 6:30 PM at Tribeca 360° (10 Desbrosses St). The evening will feature performances and tributes by Rachel Chavkin, Clarence Coo... Read More

BKLYN: THE MUSICAL Returns Benefit Concert, October 21

Producers Eden Espinosa, Bridget Elise Yingling, Scott Prisand, Doug Feurring and Jana Shea have announced a one-night-only 15th Anniversary reunion concert of BKLYN: The Musical featuring Original Broadway stars Eden Espinosa,  Karen Olivo and Ramona Keller as Paradice. The concert, which benefits Covenant House Foundation, will be presented on the 15th anniversary of the show’s B'way opening night, Mon Oct 21 at 7:30 PM, at... Read More

Angela Lansbury will Lead Special Perf of THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Dir/CEO) will present a one-night-only Benefit Reading of Oscar Wilde’s beloved comedy The Importance of Being Earnest starring Angela Lansbury as “Lady Bracknell.” Michael Wilson will return to Roundabout direct this special event. The reading will take place on Mon Nov 18 at 7:30 PM at the American Airlines (227 West 42nd St). The Importance of Being Earnest is a comedy of mistaken identity, which ridicules codes of... Read More

The Tony Awards set for Sun June 7, 2020

The Tony Awards have announced that they will return to Radio City Music Hall for the 74th Annual Tony Awards, on Sun June 7, 2020. The awards are presented by the Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The awards show will air live at 8:00 PM on the CBS. The official eligibility cut-off date will be Thurs April 23 for all Broadway productions opening in the 2019-2020 season. The Nominations will be announced on Tues April 28. Press contact: Shawn Purdy/Slate PR (212/235-6813)... ... Read More

MCC Theater Launches One-Night-Only “Let's Play! Celebrity Game Night”

MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, Artistic Dirs; Blake West, Executive Dir) has announced a one-night-only benefit fundraiser, Let’s Play! Celebrity Game Night, to be held on Sun Nov 3 at 6:00 PM at The Garage (611 West 50th St). An exciting group of artists from theater, film, and television – all of them fierce! – will face off in a series of party games to compete for the title of MCC Game Night Champion! Food and beverage will be provide... Read More

Michael Urie to Host The Acting Company's 2019 Gala

The Acting Company (Ian Belknap, Artistic Director; Elisa Spencer-Kaplan, Executive Director) will honor director and artistic leader Sanford Robbins and business and philanthropic leader Richard C Yancey—individuals whose  work aligns with the artistic and educational ideals of the repertory company that produces nationally recognized theater productions and arts education programs—at the Company’s 2019 Fall Gala, on Mon Oct 28. Held ... Read More

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre "43rd Art & Auction Gala Dinner" Set for October 10

Pan Asian Repertory Theatre (Tisa Chang, Artistic Producing Director) will host a one-night only special event celebrating the upcoming season with the 43rd Art & Action Gala Dinner on Thurs Oct 10 at The Golden Unicorn Restaurant in Chinatown (18 East Broadway at Catherine St). Erin Quill and Henry Yuk return as Master of Ceremonies. The 2019 Arts & Action Honorees are: stage, film and TV actor, director and educator Lu Yu, A.R.T. / New York’s Executive Director Virginia P... Read More

Lively McCabe Promotes Allison Bressi to Vice President of Theater

Lively McCabe Entertainment President Michael Barra has announced that Allison Bressi has been promoted to the position of Vice President of Theater.  Since April 2019, Ms. Bressi has worked with the production company as a Creative Development Consultant, assisting on the development of select stage musicals. Ms Bressi is a New York-based creative producer who recently produced Joe Iconis’ Broadway Bounty Hunter at the Greenwich House Theater.  Lively McCabe ... Read More

13th Annual Concert for America set for 9/21

Seth Rudetsky & James Wesley are teaming up producer Greg Berlanti to put up the 13th Concert for America, this time benefitting National Immigration Law Center. The concert will take place on Sat Sept 21 at 6:00 PM Pacific Time at UCLA’s Royce Hall. Mr Rudetsky and Mr Wesley will host the event which will feature performances from Wayne Brady, Melissa Benoist, Marcia Cross, Kate Flannery, Grant Gustin,Cheyenne Jackson, Rachel Bay Jones, Jane Lynch, Melissa Manchester,... Read More

19th Annual The 24 Hour Plays Gala To Honor Kathy Bates

The 24 Hour Plays announced that actor Kathy Bates will be honored at its 19th Annual The 24 Hour Plays Broadway Gala, as part of the organization’s partnership with The Lymphatic Education & Research Network (LE&RN).The event will take place on Mon Nov 18 at 8:00 PM at the Laura Pels Theatre at the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre. The 24 Hour Plays bring together artists to create time-limited theater around the world. Proceeds from The 24 Hour Plays 2019... Read More

2019 IDEA Awards for Theatre Announced

The Bret Adams and Paul Reisch Foundation has announced the recipients of their 2019 Idea Awards for Theatre; three grants awarded to adventurous new voices in playwriting and musical theatre, as well the visionary playwrights who have inspired and blazed trails before them. The two inaugural 2019 Tooth of Time Distinguished Career Awards will be presented to Tina Howe and Adrienne Kennedy. Honoring accomplished playwrights who have created significant, idea-driven works... Read More

York Announces 2019 Mufti Series Honoring Cole Porter

Celebrating the legendary Cole Porter, The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director) launches their 50th Anniversary Celebration with the 2019 Fall Musicals in Mufti series featuring three shows which highlight the genius of Mr Porter through his music and lyrics at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter’s (E 54th St, just east of Lexington Ave). These musical theatre gems, performed in a simply-staged, book-in-hand concert... Read More

The York to Honor Andre De Shields at 2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala S

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Dir), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, will honor André De Shields with the 2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre and producer Riki Kane Larimer with The York Theatre Company Founders’ Award at the 28th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala, to be held on Mon Nov 11, at The Edison Ballroom (240 West... Read More

Long Wharf Theatre Names Hope Chavez as Artistic Producer

Long Wharf Theatre (Jacob G. Padrón, Artistic Dir; Kit Ingui, Acting Managing Dir) has announced Hope Chavez as its Artistic Producer. In the newly created role, Chavez will serve as the lead producer on staff and oversee all productions. She will partner with Padrón on both short and long-term artistic projects and provide strategic leadership in all areas of artistic programming. She will be instrumental in leading the operations of the theatre to ensure Long Wharf... Read More

2019 Hewes Awards Announced

The 2019 Henry Hewes Design Award Honors for the 2018–2019 theater season were announced today and will be presented at the awards ceremony on October 7 in New York. The five recipients are scenic designer Charlie Corcoran (The O’Casey Trilogy, Irish Repertory Theatre), costume designer Montana Levi Blanco (Ain’t No Mo’, Public Theater), lighting designers Amith Chandrashaker (Boesman and Lena, Signature Theatre) and Yi Zhao (The House That Will Not Stand, New Yor... Read More

MTC names Nicki Hunter Artistic Producer

Lynne Meadow, Artistic Dir and Barry Grove, Executive Prod have named Nicki Hunter Artistic Producer at Manhattan Theatre Club. In this capacity she will be responsible for working with the artistic team on season programming as well as producing current MTC shows. Hunter joined Manhattan Theatre Club as an intern 10 years ago, and then went on to work as Lynne Meadow’s assistant, then as Artistic Associate, and since 2015, as Line Producer. MTC’s artistic tea... Read More

The Drama League Welcomes Bevin Ross as New Executive Director

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Artistic Dir) has named Bevin Ross its new Executive Director, joining Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks as Co-CEO of the 103-year-old theatre organization. The new appointment will expand the portfolio and reach of The Drama League as the first step in its new strategic plan, while allowing Mr. Stelian-Shanks, who formerly performed both roles for five seasons, to focus exclusively on the company’s expanding... Read More

12th Annual Steinberg Playwright Awards Set for 1/13/20

The 12th Annual Steinberg Playwright Awards will take place on Mon Jan 13, 2020.  This year’s event, which will honor two American Playwrights with the 2019 Steinberg Playwright Award, will take place at Lincoln Center Theatre. More details will be announced later in the fall. Press contact: Shawn Purdy/Slate PR (212/993-5841)...   Read More

33rd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction set for 9/22

Theater fans' theatrical treasure hunt returns with cherished collectables and mementos, must-have autographed Playbills and posters, extraordinary auction experiences, star-studded encounters and more on Sun Sept 22 at the 33rd Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction.The event will take place in Shubert Alley and along West 44th and West 45th Sts. Opportunities to pre-bid on unique memorabilia, meet  Broadway stars and experience one-of-a-kind walk-on and backstage... Read More

Jack Viertel will Step Down as Artistic Director of Encores!

New York City Center President & CEO Arlene Shuler has announced that Jack Viertel will step down as Artistic Director of Encores! at the end of the 2020 series—after twenty seasons as the renowned leader of the Tony-honored musical theater series. Viertel began his relationship with the venerable series as a member of the founding Advisory Committee. He was appointed Artistic Director of Encores! in 2000 and along with music directors Rob Fisher, Paul Gemignani, and for the last ... Read More

American Theatre Wing will jonor Jonathan Larson & Family at Annual Gala

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President & CEO) has announced that it will celebrate the legacy of Jonathan Larson and the Larson family at its annual gala, dubbed “Say YES to Artists Gala,” which will be held on Mon Sept 16 at Cipriani 42nd St (110 East 42nd St.) In celebration of the musical theater creatives who have been impacted by his legacy, the evening will feature one-of-a-kind performances by some of the most vibrant and exciting artists of our time.... Read More

American Theatre Wing Announces New Appointments to Board of Trusties and Advisory Committee

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President & CEO) has to announced new appointments to its Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee: Joining the Board of Trustees are Dr. Luz Towns-Miranda, Ph.D and Howard Wolfson. In honor and in recognition of their stalwart and long commitment to the American Theatre Wing, two long-time Trustees, Howard Stringer and Pia Lindström, have been appointed to Emeritus status. The American Theatre Wing Board of Trustees is the governing... Read More

Circle in the Square to Host Monday Night New Play Reading Series

Circle in the Square Theatre School (Paul Libin, President; E Colin O’Leary, Executive Dir; Susan Frankel, Chief Operating Officer) and Pigasus Institute (Zachary Spicer, Chairman), along with Rachel Shuey, producer, have announced The Circle Series, a weekly reading series beginning on August 5th and taking place each Monday through Oct 21, with a special conclusion on Thursday, Oct 31 taking place at Circle in the Square (235 W 50th St). Giving theatre lovers a new option to... Read More

Abingdon Theatre Company to Present Reading of LEAVING BROOKLYN

The Abingdon Theatre Company (Chad Austin, Artistic Director) in association with Jim Kierstead, will present a reading of LEAVING BROOKLYN, a new play by Jeff Mandels on Tues July 16 at 3:00 PM at The Vineyard Theatre (108 East 15th Stt). The reading is free, however, reservations are required. In 1955, as the Dodgers and the Yankees battle it out on the field, a blue-collar Brooklyn family battles for its own survival. The father, a former minor league player, wants his sons to go to... Read More

Ben Holtzman Named 2019 T. Fellow

T. Fellowship, in association with Columbia University School of the Arts has announcesd the next T. Fellow is Ben Holtzman, the eighth fellow in the one‐year program designed to educate and empower new creative producers. The fellow will receive a stipend of $10,000 with a $20,000 budget for the development of a new theatrical production, and will have access to courses in Columbia’s MFA Theatre Management & Producing Program. The T. Fellowship mentors are... Read More

NAMT Announces 31st Lineup set for 10/24 & 10/25

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Dir) has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 31st Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thurs Oct 24 and Fri Oct 25 at New World Stages (340 West 50th St). The Festival events will kick off on Wed Oct 23, with the return of The 46th Minute Concert. Registration for industry members is free and now open at www.namt.org/festival. The public can also receive passes to the Festival throug... Read More

Ian McKellen Will return to B'way for One-Night-Only Benefit

Ian McKellen and Ambassador Theatre Group Productions (ATG) have announced that Ian McKellen On Stage: With Tolkien, Shakespeare, Others …And You! will play on Broadway at the Hudson (141 West 44th St) on Tues Nov 5. Directed by Sean Mathias, Ian McKellen On Stage… will benefit the nonprofit theater organization Only Make Believe. This unique event follows an unprecedented, sold-out tour of over 80 theaters the length and breadth of the UK, in celebration of Ian... Read More

Old Gobe's 2019 Gala, Where Black Tie Meets Tie-Dye, set for 9/21

The Old Globe will present the 2019 Globe Gala, Where Black Tie Meets Tie-Dye, on Saturday, Sept 21, in support of the theatre’s arts engagement and artistic programs. The get-down fun will be on the Globe’s Copley Plaza, as Cameron Crowe’s movie Almost Famous returns to its home city reimagined as a world-premiere musical. Globe Board members Ellise Coit and Karen Tanz serve as Co-Chairs. The black-tie and tie-dye event will begin at 6:00 PM with roadies and fans alike... Read More

Abingdon Theatre Company to Honor Andrew Lippa at Benefit Gala

Abingdon Theatre Company (Chad Austin, Artistic Dir) has announced that they will honor composer & lyricist Andrew Lippa (The Wild Party, Big Fish) as the company celebrates its 27th anniversary season at a Benefit Gala to be held on Mon Oct 28 at Sony Hall (235 W 46th St). The evening will include cocktails, dinner and a live performance. Further details will be forthcoming. For more information, please visit http://www.abingdontheatrecompany.com. Press contact: Richard Hillman PR... Read More

Farrell, Fleshler & Ripley join Fitzgerald, Glover, Morton in Red Bull’s THE ALCHEMIST

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Artistic Director; Jim Bredeson, Managing Director) has announced that Tom Riis Farrell, Glenn Fleshler, and Alice Ripley will join the next REVELATION READING, Ben Jonson's THE ALCHEMIST, adapted by Jeffrey Hatcher and directed by Jesse Berger, along with the previously announced Duane Boutte, Christopher Fitzgerald, John Glover, Tracie Lane, Teresa Avia Lim, Euan Morton, Noah Robbins, Steve Rosen & Spiff Weigand. Mr Farrell and Mr Fleshler replace Steven... Read More

Roundabout announces 2019-20 Directing Fellow, Cristina Angeles

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced the newest addition to the artistic team: Directing Fellow Cristina Angeles. Angeles is the fourth Roundabout Directing Fellow; this season she will assist on Broadway and Off-Broadway productions, work with the theatre's artistic team as a script reader, and use Roundabout's resources to develop her own projects. The Roundabout Directing Fellowship was launched in 2017 to create a long-term, meaningful... Read More

NYU Tisch Partners with New Dramatists to Develop and Premiere New Theatre Works

NYU Tisch School of the Arts has partnered with New Dramatists to develop new theatre works that will premiere in the Graduate Acting program’s annual season of plays. Each year, Graduate Acting will commission a current or alumni playwright member of the New Dramatists to workshop and write a new play specifically for NYU students. The inaugural recipient is Mashuq Mushtaq Deen, whose full-length plays include Flood, The Betterment Society, The Shaking ... Read More

Theatre Row Announces New Leadership Team

Wendy Rowden, President of Building for the Arts has announced new leadership at Theatre Row, the Off-Broadway complex at 410 West 42nd St. Building for the Arts is the non-profit organization that administers and programs Theatre Row. Rowden has announced Sarah Hughes as the Director of Artistic Programming, Stephanie Rolland as Director of Theatre Operations, and Emma Montoya Hills as Associate General Manager. Rowden also has announced that Josh Landay has joined Building for the Arts as... Read More

Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals of 1987 and 2015 set for 6/17

Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals of 1987 and 2015 will take place on Mon June 17 at 8:00 PM. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall, the evening will conclude Broadway By The Year's 19th season at The Town Hall (123 W 43rd St). The concerts open time capsules to some of the Great White Way's most memorable seasons, and celebrate the songs, anecdotes, and behind the scenes stories of given years. This version will feature... Read More

Cynthia Rider named Managing Director of Hartford Stage

David R. Jimenez, President of the Board of Directors of Hartford Stage, and incoming Artistic Director Melia Bensussen have announced the appointment of Cynthia Rider as Managing Director of the theatre. Rider, who previously served as Executive Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, will assume the role in July. She takes over the position from Michael Stotts, who departed from the theatre in January. Press contact: Theresa M MacNaughton/Hartford Stage... Read More

2019 Theater Hall of Fame Inductees to be Honored on 11/18

On Mon Nov 18 at 7:00 PM The American Theater Hall of Fame will honor the 2019 Inductees in the North Rotunda of the Gershwin. The 2019 Inductees are Andre De Shields, Natasha Katz, Thomas Meehan, Emily Mann, Donna McKechnie, Ann Reinking, Michael Price, Michael Feingold. For more information, please visit theaterhalloffame.org. Contact: Terry Hodge Taylor (917/472-7906)... Read More

Westport Country Playhouse Gala to Feature Kelli O'Hara and Seth Rudetsky

Kelli O’Hara and Seth Rudetsky will headline Westport Country Playhouse’s 2019 Gala “Black & White Ball:  A De-Lovely Evening,” on Sat Sept 14. The gala will be a theater lover’s night of delight celebrating the music of Cole Porter, with a cocktail party at 5:15 PM, dinner at 6:15 PM, gala performance at 7:30 PM, live and silent auctions, and an after-party at 9:00 PM with dancing and live music by Cutting Edge Dueling Pianos.  The Gala’s... Read More

Theatre Row to Show Off Renovations at Dedication Ceremony 6/17

Theatre Row, the venerable five-theatre Off-Broadway complex at 410 West 42nd St, has recently undergone an extensive six-month renovation as part of a larger re-imagining of Theatre Row’s role in the non-profit theater community. The work has completely transformed the building’s public spaces, greatly improving the theatergoing experience for patrons and for Theatre Row’s companies-in-residence and rentals. At the same time, Theatre Row is launching new artistic initiatives... Read More

Royal Family Productions to present Benefit Workshop of WORTH ST.

Royal Family Productions (Chris Henry, Artistic Director), a Times Square based non-profit theatre company known for its productions and development of new original work, will present a special benefit workshop presentation of the play WORTH ST. Written and directed by Christina Franklin, performances will take place Sun June 9th at 3:00 PM and Mon June 10th at 6:30 PM at Royal Family Performing Arts Space (145 West 46th St). For more information please visit www.royalfamilyproductions.org... Read More

Transport Group's Sweet Charity: in Concert set for 6/17

Transport Group has announced initial casting for Sweet Charity: in Concert—its musical in this season’s Anne L. Bernstein Concert Series. The concert will feature Lauren Blackman, John Cariani, Matt Castle, Santino Fontana, Jessica Lee Goldyn, Rachel Bay Jones, Julie Klausner, Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Beth Malone, Bonnie Milligan, Paolo Montalban, Anne L. Nathan, Scarlett Strallen, Natalie Toro, Alysha Umphress, Jacob Keith Watson & Kate Wetherhead.  The evening will be... Read More

Public Theater Announces Line-Up for Emerging Writers Group Spotlight Series

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Dir; Patrick Willingham, Executive Dir) announced the line-up for the popular Spotlight Series of invitation-only staged readings of new plays by The Public’s Emerging Writers Group, beginning on Mon June 10 and running through Mon Dec 9. Now in its seventh cycle, the Emerging Writers Group is an important part of The Public’s commitment and long legacy of supporting current and future generations of our country’s most importan... Read More

50th Subculture Residency Concert to Feature Jason Robert Brown & Stephen Sondheim

It was announced that SubCulture and Jason Robert Brown will commemorate the 50th performance in their Artist-in-Residence series by presenting a momentous evening of songs and stories with Jason Robert Brown and Stephen Sondheim at the Town Hall on Mon June 24 at 8:00 PM. Katrina Lenk joins these theatrical legends for an unforgettable evening of their songs performed in brand new arrangements with an orchestra of New York’s finest musicians. All proceeds from the evening will be... Read More

The Public Announces Casting for Women of the Public Gala

The Public Theater (Oskar Eustis, Artistic Dir; Patrick Willingham, Executive Dir; Arielle Tepper, Board Chair) has announced casting today for The Public’s Annual Gala, WOMEN OF THE PUBLIC on Mon June 3 at the Delacorte. Directed by Leigh Silverman, with music direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell, the summer gala under the stars will celebrate those who shaped their past and guide our future. The evening of dinner and performances will be hosted by Gala Co-Chairs Kathryn Chenault,... Read More

MCC Theater Names Jocelyn Bioh as Burnt Umber Playwright-in-Residence

MCC Theater (Bob LuPone, Bernie Telsey, Will Cantler, Artistic Dirs; Blake West, Executive Dir) has announced the appointment of Jocelyn Bioh as the theater’s Burnt Umber Playwright-in-Residence for a three-year term through the 2022 Season. The goal of the residency is to give a playwright a multi-year home base where they are an integral part of the theater’s institutional culture and to provide resources and space to develop new work for production. MCC is launching the ne... Read More

Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals of 1965 and 1978 set for 5/20

The Town Hall  will present Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals of 1965 and 1978 on Mon May 20 at 8:00 PM. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel the evening continues Broadway By The Year's 19th season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St.) The concert opens time capsules to some of the Great White Way's most memorable seasons, and celebrate the songs, anecdotes, and behind the scenes stories of given years. This edition will feature musical... Read More

The New 42nd Street Gala​ Set for Mon June 3

The New 42nd Street Gala​ will celebrate the vision and legacy of​ Cora Cahan​, founding President & CEO, as she steps down after 29 years of  leadership. Proceeds from the Mon June 3 event at The Plaza Hotel will benefit The New VictoryTheater’s innovative arts and engagement programs which reach more than 55,000 kids each year.  Artists set to pay tribute to Ms. Cahan at the nonprofit’s annual gala include the evening’s Master of Ceremonies, New 42nd... Read More

Houses on the Moon Theater Company Will Honor Producer Nelle Nugent

Houses on the Moon Theater Company (Emily Joy Weiner, Co-Founder & Artistic Director; Kevin Connor, Managing Director), will honor award-winning producer Nelle Nugent at their 7th Annual Gala Fundraiser “Amplify 2019” on Mon Oct 7 at The Cutting Room (44 East 32nd St.) The festivities will begin at 6:30 PM  with an open bar with passed hors d’oeuvres & dessert. The evening will also include Houses on the Moon’s annual Leyton Award presentation to the... Read More

Broadway Bares will Return to Fire Island on Sat June 1

Sizzling striptease will heat up Fire Island when Broadway Bares returns with NYC’s hottest dancers on Sat June 1. Two high energy performances of Broadway Bares Fire Island will take the stage at 7:00 PM and 9:00 PM at Whyte Hall's Brandon Fradd Theater in Fire Island Pines. Show tunes have never been sexier once your favorite Broadway shows get the Bares treatment, performed by tantalizing talent direct from Broadway. The evening is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity... Read More