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

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

The 63rd Annual Drama Desk Awards will be presented by TheaterMania.com on Sun June 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd St), it was announced by Charles Wright, Drama Desk President and Gretchen Shugart, President of Arts and Culture of TheaterMania.com and Managing Executive Producer of the Drama Desk Awards. The Drama Desk Awards nominations announcement will take place on Thurs April 26th, with the location and time to be announced in the coming weeks. Joey Parnes ... 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

NYTF to honor Jerry Zaks at Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy Concert

For one night only the biggest and brightest names on Broadway will light the stage in an all-star benefit concert, Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy,  Dec 18, at 7:00 PM, at the Museum of Jewish Heritage (36 Battery Place, NY, NY). Presented by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF), Broadway: A Jewish American Legacy will honor Jerry Zaks for his indelible contributions to both American Musical Theatre and Jewish life through his work in entertainment. The evening will... Read More

David Hyde Pierce will star in A Christmas Carol Benefit for The Acting Company

The Acting Company has announced a one-night-only benefit reading of Crispin Whittell’s adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, Mon Dec 11 at The Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College (68th St between Park and Lex Aves). Directed by Joe Dowling, the performance stars one of the American stage and small screen’s greatest talents, David Hyde Pierce. The Frasier alum will play Ebenezer Scrooge—paragon of miserliness, misanthropy, general holiday... Read More

Julie Taymor to Receive 2018 Mr Abbott Award from SDCF

The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC) has announced that acclaimed Director Julie Taymor will be honored with the distinguished 2018 “Mr. Abbott” Award for outstanding artistry and creativity over the course of her career. The Award will be presented at the Foundation’s annual gala event on April 2, 2018 in New York City, venue to be announced. Chairing the “Mr.... Read More

29th Gypsy of the Year set for 12/4 & 12/5

Broadway’s brightest will celebrate six weeks of dedicated fundraising in a showcase of songs and skits when the 29th Annual  Gypsy of the Year competition returns at 4:30 PM Mon Dec 4, and at 2:00 PM Tues Dec 5 at the New Amsterdam (214 West 42nd St) produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The performance will celebrate the talented singers and dancers in the ensembles of shows, historically and affectionately known as... Read More

LPTW will honor Betty Corwin with Lifetime Achivement Award

On Wed Nov 8 at 12:00 PM, The League of Professional Theatre Women (LPTW), dedicated to championing women in theatre since its inception and an authority at the forefront of the conversation about gender parity in American theatre for 35 years, will celebrate the legacy of Betty Corwin with a Special Lifetime Achievement Award for her contributions to the American theatre. The event will take place at at Sardi’s (234 W 44th St #3) and feature industry luminaries honoring the legac... Read More

David Hyde Pierce will host Broadway Salutes on 11/7

The Broadway League and The Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds (COBUG) have announced that the ninth annual Broadway Salutes ceremony will take place on Tues Nov 7 at Sardi’s Restaurant (234 West 44th St).  The event will begin at 3:00 PM with arrivals and pinning, and the reception begins at 3:30 PM. This year’s ceremony will be hosted by David Hyde Pierce. The program is directed by Marc Bruni. Julie... Read More

TACT to Present Reading of Lost Coward play SALUTE TO THE BRAVE

TACT, The Actors Company Theatre (Scott Alan Evans, Artistic Executive Dir; Nora Chester & Jeffrey C Hawkins, Associate Artistic Dirs), have announced that Jennifer Ehle, Kristine Nielsen, Peter Bartlett, Reed Birney, Cynthia Harris,  Lorenzo Pisoni & Simon Jones will star along with Hanna Cheek, Nora Chester, Todd Gearhart, James Prendergast, Tony Roach, Rocco Sisto, and Lynn Wright, in a concert-style reading of Noel Coward’s SALUTE TO THE BRAVE,the World Premier... Read More

Tony Awards Return to Radio City on 6/10/18

The Tony Awards have announced that they will return to the Radio City Music Hall for the 72nd Annual Tony Awards, on Sun June 10, 2018. The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards also announced, in conjunction with CBS, a new broadcast agreement that will keep annual Tony Awards broadcast on the CBS Television Network through 2026. The Tony Awards has been broadcast on CBS since 1978. The... Read More

Voices for the Voiceless: Stars for Foster Kids set for 10/30

Your Kids, Our Kids (Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley, Founding Dirs) will present the 3rd Annual VOICES FOR THE VOICELESS: Stars For Foster Kids, an event that brings together the very best performers from the American stage and screen to raise awareness about the plight of kids in foster care, particularly those aged 13 and older who are in danger of aging out of the foster care system alone. Combining celebrity, music, and everyday people sharing their incredible stories, the show... Read More

Judges Announced for 63rd Annual Obie Awards

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, CEO; Stephen Mooallem, Editor in Chief) have announced the judges for the 63rd Annual Obie Awards. Longtime Chair of the Obie Judges Panel Michael Feingold will be joined by Entertainment Weekly theater critic Melissa Rose Bernardo, projection designer Wendall K. Harrington, Broadway News theater critic Charles Isherwood,  costume designer Toni-Leslie James, dancer-actress-director... Read More

The Actors Fund Home Opens New Shubert Pavilion

The Actors Fund Home (155-175 West Hudson Avenue, Englewood, New Jersey), an acclaimed assisted living and skilled nursing care facility for the performing arts and entertainment community, celebrated the opening of The Shubert Pavilion at their facility in Englewood on Fri Oct 6. The event marked the mid-point of a capital campaign to rebuild, expand and preserve  The Actors Fund Home, which will ultimately add an additional 45 beds to the residence. Now open for residents, the... Read More

American Theatre Wing Announces 2017 National Theatre Company Grants

The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of its 2017 National Theatre Company Grants. This year’s nine Initial Support recipients are: Blackout Theatre Company (Albuquerque, NM), Chicago Children's Theatre (Chicago, IL), Forward Theater Company (Madison, WI), Jewel Theatre Company (Santa Cruz, CA), Road Less Traveled Productions (Buffalo, NY), Short North Stage (Columbus, OH), The Millibo Art Theatre (Colorado Springs, CO), The Playwrights Realm (New York, NY), and... Read More

The Actors Fund's Career Transition For Dancers Jubilee Gala set for 11/1

The Actors Fund has announced that they will honor dancer, choreographer and television dance competition judge Carrie Ann Inaba, actress Catherine Zeta-Jones, and New York City Ballet principal dancer Robert Fairchild at The Actors Fund’s Career Transition For Dancers Jubilee Gala on Wed Nov 1 at 6:00 PM at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 B'way). The gala, hosted by Bebe Neuwirth, will benefit The Actors Fund’s services for the dance community. The celebratio... Read More

Drama League Names New Board Leadership

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Dir) has announced the 2017-2018 Board of Directors Executive Committee.  Longtime board members assuming new leadership roles are Stan Ponte, named President, along with Bonnie Comley, 1st Vice President, Kathy Henderson, 2nd Vice President, Susan Lang, 3rd Vice President, Anna May Feige, Secretary and Ken Wirth, Treasurer.  The new Executive Committee will be in attendance at this year’s... Read More

Houses on the Moon Theater Company to Honor R. Erin Craig & David Rothenberg

Houses on the Moon Theater Company (Emily Joy Weiner, Co-Founder & Artistic Dir; Kevin Connor, Managing Dir),  will honor R. Erin Craig and David Rothenberg and present the 2017 Leyton Award to Save Our Streets: Bronx at its 5th Annual “Amplify” Benefit on Mon Oct 16th at Gotham Comedy Club (208 West 23rd St.) The festivities will begin at 6:30 PM with an open bar with passed hors d’oeuvres & dessert, followed by The Leyton Award presentation... Read More

New York Stage and Film to honor Tina Fey & Don Katz at Winter Gala

New York Stage and Film (Johanna Pfaelzer, Artistic Dir; Thomas Pearson, Executive Dir; Mark Linn-Baker, Max Mayer, Leslie Urdang, Producing Dirs) is thrilled to announce that its annual Winter Gala will honor Tina Fey and Founder & CEO of Audible, Inc., Don Katz. 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 Tues Dec 5 at Pier Sixty at Chelsea Piers (23rd St and West Side... Read More

The 24 Hour Plays Set for 10/30

The 24 Hour Plays have announced the first round of participants for this year’s production on Mon Oct 30th, at 8:00pm at the American Airlines (227 W 42nd St.) Additional cast and creative team members will be announced in the coming weeks. This year’s cast will feature Raul Castillo, Josh Charles, Jackie Cruz, Jennifer Esposito, Noah Galvin, Stephen Adly Guirgis, Nina Hellman, Cush Jumbo, Mia Katigbak, Lola Kirke, Russell G Jones, Orlando Pabotoy, Christina Ricci,... Read More

SDCF Announces First Annual SDC Foundation Awards

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, has announced its first annual “SDC Foundation Awards: A Celebration of Excellence in Directing and Choreography.” The evening will bring together the presentations of SDCF’s annual Zelda Fichandler Award, Joe A. Callaway Awards, and Breakout Award. The event will take place on Mon Oct 30 at The Green Room 42. The 2017 Fichandler Award... Read More

York Theatre Company Announces Return of NEO Concert Series

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director) has announced the return of the concert series NEO, featuring new works by emerging musical theatre writers Masi Asare, Alan Gordon & Joy Son, Alexander Sage Oyen, and Mark Sonnenblick. In addition to these five writers, this year’s NEO introduces the NEO of the Future program, including in the concert two songs by writers who are currently undergraduate students: Scott Etan... Read More

2017 Theater Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

On Mon Nov 13 at 7:30 PM, the 2017 Theater Hall of Fame Induction for Lifetime Achivement in the American Theater will take place at the Gershwin. Susan Stroman will be Mistress of Ceremonies. The event will be followed by a late supper at The Palm. The 2017 Inductees are actor Matthew Broderick, director Oskar Eutis, playwright Tina Howe, playwright Arthur Kopit, actor Marin Mazzie, actor Audra McDonald, producer Daryl Roth... Read More

Roundabout's 2018 Gala will Honor Jessica Lange

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) has announced that its annual 2018 Gala will honor Jessica Lange with The Jason Robards Award for Excellence in Theatre on Mon Feb 26, 2018 in the new Ziegfeld Ballroom (141 W 54th St). 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... Read More

Ron Roullier's Broadway Jazz*Pass set for 10/2

Ron Roullier will present Broadway Jazz*Pass (Jazz Parodies and Singalong Show) at the Broadway Comedy Club (318 W 53rd St) on Mon Oct 2 at 5:30 PM. The satircal new musical comedy, written by Mr Roullier will feature Willie-Mae Perry & Joe Gianono. Audience members are invited to watch as a new musical comedy or TV variety show gets hand built right before their very eyes. For reservations, please call 212/757-2323. Press contact: Ron Roullier/Limey Music Company (rroullier@nyc.rr.com)... Read More

31st Annual B'way Flea Market & Grand Auction set for 9/24

Pre-bidding has opened on dozens of auction items available at the 31st Annual Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction. Theatre enthusiasts can bid on one-of-a-kind memorabilia, chances to meet beloved Broadway stars and unforgettable onstage and backstage opportunities at broadwaycares.org. On Sun Sept 24, the thrill of the auction continues when Shubert Alley is filled with theatre fans bidding on the items in person at the Grand Auction’s silent and live auctions. Even more... Read More

Aaron Meier Joins DKC/O&M

DKC/O&M President Rick Miramontez officially announced that Aaron Meier has joined the staff of the New York PR firm. Aaron, a 16-year veteran of theatrical publicity, takes his senior position immediately.  He will be representing such current and upcoming productions as Hello, Dolly!, 1984, Carousel, Three Tall Women and The Iceman Cometh, among others. Aaron joins O&M after beginning his career in 2001 at Boneau/Bryan-Brown and rising to Vice President of Account Services... Read More

Schmidt & Jones to receive Hammerstein Award at York Gala

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Prod Artistic Dir; Evans Haile, Exec Dir) will honor legendary musical theatre writing team Harvey Schmidt and Tom Jones with the 2017 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 26th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala to be held on Mon Dec 4 at The Asia Society (725 Park Ave). The VIP Reception begins at 6:00 PM  Richard Jay-Alexander will direct the concert and award ceremony, which begins at 8:00 PM. ... Read More

AR Gurney Memorial Set for 9/12 at the Music Box

Playwright AR Gurney, who passed away on June 13th of this year, will be honored at a memorial service on Tues Sept 12th at 1:30 PM, at The Music Box located at 239 West 45th St. Jim Simpson, founder, and Carol Ostrow, Producing Director of The Flea Theater, produced ten world premieres by the much beloved playwright and were asked by the family to produce the service.  They have gathered many of Gurney’s favorite actors and directors to participate. Also included will be... Read More

Allied Live becomes Allied Touring

Allied Integrated Marketing announced today that Allied Touring will succeed Allied Live as the national tour marketing and publicity arm of Allied under the joint leadership of industry veterans Marya K. Peters and Andrew Damer, who will serve as Vice Presidents and co-heads of the division. Allied Touring is a leading agency specializing in touring Broadway shows. Current division head Laura Matalon will depart on December 31 to lead the internal marketing team at Hamilton.  Originally... Read More

Abingdon Theatre Company's 25th Anniversary Gala set for 10/23

Abingdon Theatre Company will celebrate the launch of their 2017-2018 season at their 25th Anniversary Gala on Mon October 23 at The Edison Ballroom (240 W. 47th St). The evening honors Bebe Neuwirth. The event will begin at 6:00 PM with a cocktail reception, dinner, awards presentation and live auction, followed by a special performance of the John Kander and Fred Ebb musical revue And The World Goes 'Round. Tickets are available at AbingdonTheatre.org or by calling... Read More

MCC Theater Announces 2017 PlayLabs Reading Series

MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) has announced  the 2017 PlayLabs reading series, which will feature new works in development by playwrights: 2017-2018 Tow Playwright-in-Residence Jocelyn Bioh, MCC alum Amanda Peet, Charise Castro Smith, and MCC Youth Company alum Lily Houghton. Readings will be held at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher St). All readings are at 7:00 PM. Full casting will be... Read More

2017 Steinberg Playwright Awards set for 12/4

The 10th Anniversary of the Steinberg Playwright Awards ceremony and reception will take place on Mon Dec 4 at the Mitzi E Newhouse (150 W 65th St). The 2017 Mimi Award recipients are playwrights Ayad Akhtar and Lucas Hnath. Carole A Krumland, James D Steinberg, Michael A Steinberg, Seth M Weingarten & William D Zabel serve as the Board of Directors. Press contact: Slate-PR (212/993-5841)... Read More

FringeNYC Announces Plans for 2018 Return

After a 1-year hiatus spent evaluating the needs of New York's indie theater community, FringeNYC (New York International Fringe Festival) has unveiled its plans for the next 3 years under Producing Artistic Director Elena K. Holy. Beginning in 2018, FringeNYC will move to October and will have three components:A smaller, adjudicated festival. This smaller adjudicated festival will allow FringeNYC to continue to serve the NYC area’s truly emerging creators / underrepresented... Read More

Jonathan Groff steps in for Matthew Morrison at Westport Country Playhouse Gala

Jonathan Groff has stepped in to headline Westport Country Playhouse’s 2017 Gala on Sat Sept 9.  Groff will replace previously announced Matthew Morrison who is no longer available to perform at this year’s Gala due to a scheduling conflict. The Gala’s theme “Moonlight Over Venice” will evoke the romance and glamor of Italy on the canals.  A cocktail party will begin at 5:45 PM, followed by a 7:00 PM presentation of the Playhouse Leadership Award t... Read More

Advertising and Marketing agency RPM opens its doors

Managing Partners Pete Milano, Nick Pramik and Ilene Rosen have announced the official launch of RPM, a new full-service entertainment advertising and marketing agency dedicated to Broadway and other live entertainment arts & culture clients. The company is based in Times Square’s Paramount Building at 1501 Broadway and its website, now live, is HelloRPM.com. RPM offers a fully integrated array of services that includes media strategy and planning, creative development and... Read More

MTC's 2017 Fall Benefit will honor Harold Prince

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) announced that Manhattan Theatre Club will present its 2017 Fall Benefit, honoring  Harold Prince, on Mon October 23 at 583 Park Avenue (63rd St and Park Ave). Sue Bovenkerk Slager, Sharon Sullivan, Lisa Towbin and Susan Winter are co-chairs of the 2017 Fall Benefit. The event begins with cocktails followed by dinner and a tribute to Harold (Hal) Prince. All proceeds from this annual event will... Read More

Second Stage Theater Announces New Board of Trustees

Second Stage Theater (Carole Rothman, Artistic Dir; Casey Reitz, Executive Dir) has announced new Board of Trustees members Elin Nierenberg, Tamara Harris Robinson, Ira Schreck, Brooke Shields, Susan Wasserstein and Kara Young. They join previously announced board member Kevin Brockman this season, as the company prepares to launch its inaugural Broadway season at the Hayes in 2018. For more information, please visit www.2ST.com. Press contact: Polk & Co (917/261-6988)... Read More

Bebe Neuwirth to host the Chita Rivera Awards

Bebe Neuwirth will host the Chita Rivera Awards, taking place at The Al Hirschfeld (302 W 45th Stt) on Mon Sept 11 at 7:30 PM, it was announced by Nikki Feirt Atkins, founder and producing artistic director of American Dance Machine of the 21st Century and producer Patricia Watt. The evening, directed by Randy Skinner, will include performances by The New York City Ballet performing "America" from West Side Story Suite to honor Ms. Rivera, a performance by Robert... Read More

Memorial for Karen Walsh set for Aug 14

The family, friends and colleagues of actress Karen Walsh will gather on Monday, Aug 14 at 2:00 PM to celebrate the life of the extraordinary and beloved woman.  Directed by Sam Pinkleton, the event will take place at Roundabout's American Airlines (227 West 42nd St.) Karen passed away on May 30 in New York City, twenty months after being diagnosed with colon cancer. Karen dedicated her time offstage to her loving family, her extensive network of cherished friends and to raising... Read More

American Theatre Wing's Centennial Gala set for 9/18

  The American Theatre Wing has announced that it will celebrate 100 years of supporting strong and fearless voices in American Theatre at its annual Gala, to be held on Mon Sept 18 at Cipriani 42nd St (110 East 42nd St). The Centennial Gala will celebrate iconic moments in American musical theatre over the past 100 years, from Show Boat to Hamilton. Performers and presenters will be announced shortly. Performers include Natalie Cortez, Gavin Creel, Santino Fontana,... Read More

10th Annual "Mimi" Awards set for Mon Dec 4

The Harold and Mimi Steinberg Charitable Trust has announced that the 10th-Annual “Mimi” Awards will be presented on Mon Dec 4 at Lincoln Center Theater. The “Mimi” Awards are presented annually to honor the outstanding artistry and accomplishments of some of the most gifted American playwrights. The Steinberg Playwright Awards will celebrate two playwrights in early and middle stages of their careers, who have distinctive and compelling voices, and whose current... Read More

Off-Broadway League hires first General Manager

The Off-Broadway League has announced the hire of its first General Manager, Ms. Maricha Miles. Ms. Miles is a non-profit management professional with an extensive background in the performing arts in both the U.S. and Australia and is the first full-time position the Off Broadway League has employed since its founding in 1959. She steps into the role on Monday, July 24. For the last ten years, the League has been managed by several part-time paid positions and many dedicated volunteers wh... Read More

American Theatre Wing Announces New Members of Board of Trustees & Advisory Committee

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President) has announced new appointments to its Board of Trustees and Advisory Committee. Joining the Board of Trustees are Cynthia Erivo, Fred P. Hochberg, Lucy Liu, Lee H. Perlman, and Evan Shapiro.  The American Theatre Wing Board of Trustees is the governing body responsible for oversight of all of the Wing’s activities and its overall well-being. Joining the Advisory Committee are Pamela Barbey, Laurie Brockway Bodor, Jeffrey... Read More

Timothy J Shields named Managing Dir of Old Globe

The Board of Directors of The Old Globe has announced the appointment of Timothy J. Shields as Managing Director. A nationally respected arts leader, Shields will work together with Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein to lead San Diego’s flagship arts institution. Both Shields and Edelstein will report jointly to the Board of Directors. Currently the Managing Director at McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, New Jersey, Shields will assume his Managing Director... Read More

Roberta Flack & Daryl Roth to receive Town Hall 2017 Friend of the Arts Award

Legendary singer Roberta Flack and leading theatrical producer Daryl Roth will receive the Town Hall 2017 Friend of the Arts Award. The Town Hall Friend of the Arts Award has been given annually since 1981 to individuals and institutions who, through their talents, efforts, and support of the arts, have contributed to the forward progress of our culture. The award presentation will take place at a dinner capping the 96th Annual Town Hall Gala Celebration on Sun Oct 22.  Earlier... Read More

Drama League's 34th Annual Benefit Gala set for 11/6

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Exec Artistic Dir) has announced that the organization’s 34th Annual Benefit Gala: A Musical Celebration of Broadway will be held on Mon Nov 6 beginning at 7:00 PM at the The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue). The black-tie gala will feature dozens of stars from Hollywood and Broadway in a one-night-only musical tribute supporting The Drama League’s educational initiatives for promising young artists. This yeah's honoree will be Steve... Read More

2017 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards Announced

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre has announced the recipients of the first round of the 2017 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling $359,000, allow 13 productions extra time for the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, helping to extend the life of the play after its first run. Over the last eleven years, the Edgerton Foundation has awarded $10,244,900 to 348 productions, enabling many plays to... Read More

Rauch & Mamet to Lead Benefit Reading of "Secret Lunches of Chelsea & Ivanka"

Melissa Rauch & Zosia Mamet will star in a staged reading of THE SECRET LUNCHES OF CHELSEA & IVANKA by Melissa & Winston Rauch and directed by Carolyn Cantor. The reading, which benefits Planned Parenthood, will take place on Mon Jul 24 at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St). The play is a “modern day presidential satire” that explores the events leading up to the 2016 election through the unlikely friendship and clashing perspectives of two American Firs... Read More

Burry Fredrik Foundation Announces Design Fellowship

The Burry Fredrik Foundation has announced a new commitment to launching the careers of graduates from the Yale School of Drama Design Departments with the establishment of the Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship. Set designer Claire DeLiso, who received her MFA this past spring, is the first recipient. This new Foundation initiative is a collaboration with Yale School of Drama and the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center’s National Playwrights Conference. Each year, the Yale School of Drama... Read More

York's New2NY Series continues with ME & ELLA

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Dir; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Dir) has announced the 2017 summer New2NY Series presentation of the new musical ME & ELLA, written and performed by Andrea Frierson,  direction by  Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel, with music direction and arrangements by Ron Abel. The limited engagement will play 11 performances only, July 15 - 23 at The York (619 Lexington Ave). Opening Night is Sun July 16 at 7:00 PM. Se... Read More

Dramatist Guild Fund will honor Hal Prince

The Dramatists Guild Fund has announced the honorees and date for its annual gala. Great Writers Thank Their Lucky Stars will take place on Mon Nov 6 at Gotham Hall (1356 B'way.) This  evening of theater features Oscar, Tony and Grammy award-winning writers and the artists who bring their words to life on stage. This year’s honorees include legendary director and producer Hal Prince, visionary fashion designer Jason Wu, and the President and CEO of Shiseido America, Marc... Read More

Corkscrew Theater Festival Announces Inaugural Lineup

The inaugural Corkscrew Theater Festival, will run Aug 7 – Sept 3 at the Paradise Factory (64 East 4th Street). Presented by The Brewing Dept. and Fortress Productions, this new summer theater festival provides early-career artists a high level of production support and features five world premieres and five readings performed in repertory over four weeks. Special attention has been given to theater makers who are developing work through innovative and unusual collaborative... Read More

La Jolla Playhouse Announces 2017 Without Walls (WOW) Festival

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the dates and selected projects and collaborators for its third Without Walls (WoW) Festival of immersive and site-based work. The 2017 WoW Festival will take place Oct 19 – 22 in downtown San Diego and surrounding areas, in collaboration with several major partners, including Horton Plaza Park, Westfield Corporation; The New Children’s Museum; the San Diego Public Library; Bread & Salt and Border X Brewing; as well as ArtPower. Also... Read More

Tony Danza & The Stars of Tomorrow to perform benefit on 6/20

On Tues June 20 Tony Danza will lead a one-night-only showcase performance, “Tony Danza & the Stars of Tomorrow,” to benefit the Police Athletic League (PAL) Acting program. The performance will begin at 7:30 PM at the Gerald W Lynch  (524 W 59 St.)  PAL  Board Member and former PAL Kid Tony Danza will take to the stage with teen members of the PAL Acting program in their debut evening of performance, music and humor. The PAL Acting program launched in fall... Read More

Vassar & New York Stage and Film announce additional details for 2017 Season

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced initial casting for the first mainstage and first musical workshop productions of the 33rd Powerhouse Season in Poughkeepsie, NY, running from June 23 through July 30, 2017: The cast of Josh Radnor’s Sacred Valley will include Michael Chernus, Abigail Spencer & David T. Patterson. The first mainstage play will be directed by Sheryl Kaller, and will play the Powerhouse Theater from June 29 – July 9, 2017.... Read More

The Pearl Theatre Company Ceases Operations

After 33 seasons performing the great stories of theatre with its resident company of actors, The Pearl Theatre Company ceased operations on June 7th upon the close of its 2016-2017 Season. Despite this company’s continuing critical acclaim, record-setting audiences, and landmark institutional support, the efforts of the artists, staff, and Board of Trustees simply could not outpace the economic reality of operating a mid-size theatre company in Manhattan amid a crowded field of... Read More

HOLLYWOOD NURSES to receive Benefit Reading

Producer Norma Lana has announced the all-star cast for the one-night-only benefit reading event of the new pulp comedy HOLLYWOOD NURSES, written by Sheila Head and Peter Michael Marino, and directed by Carl Andress. Emceed and narrated by Rosie O’Donnell, the cast will star Kathleen Turner as Head Nurse Stone, Geneva Carr as Faye Kettering and Lesli Margherita as Nurse Suzanne Medford, and Taylor Louderman as... Read More

CHEZ RIKERS: AN URBAN FABLE to get developmental reading 6/6

Theater for the New City and Executive Director Crystal Field will present a public developmental reading of CHEZ RIKERS: AN URBAN FABLE, a new play by Charles Leipart on Tues June 6 at 7:00 PM at Theater for the New City (155 First Ave). Directed by Richard Sterne, the performance will feature Penny Fuller and Tony Roberts. A social political comedy. A prison cell on Rikers Island.  Meg and Sam Massey, a well-to-do couple in their sixties, find... Read More

SOULPEPPER takes up July Residence at Signature Center

SOULPEPPER (Albert Schultz, Artistic Dir) Toronto’s largest theatre company, will make its US debut in a four-week engagement at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St.) A true repertory program of plays, musicals and concert performances, featuring a company of over 65 artists, the festival, entitled SOULPEPPER ON 42nd STREET, will be presented July 1-July 29.  Following, is the lineup of SOULPEPPER mainstage productions, spotlight... Read More

2017 Theater Hall of Fame Induction set for 11/13

On Mon Nov 13 at 7:30 PM, the 2017 Theater Hall of Fame Induction for Lifetime Achivement in the American Theater will take place at the Gerswin. Susan Stroman will be Mistress of Ceremonies. The event will be followed by a late supper at The Palm. The 2017 Inductees will be announced Sept 10. For more information, please visit www.theaterhalloffame.org. Contact: Terry Hodge Taylor (917/472-7906)...     Read More

2017 Theatre World Awards Announced

The Theatre World Awards Board of Directors (Dale Badway, President), and The Dorothy Loudon Foundation (Lionel Larner, Executive Director), have announced the 2017 Theatre World Award Honorees for Outstanding Broadway or Off-Broadway Debut Performance, the 9th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award Honoree for Excellence in the Theater and the 5th Annual John Willis Award Honoree for Lifetime Achievement in the Theatre who will be celebrated at the 73rd Annual Theatre World Awards Ceremony on Mon,... Read More

2017 Stars in the Alley set for 6/2

This year’s Stars in the Alley will take place on Fri June 2 at 1:00 PM in Shubert Alley, west of Seventh Avenue between 44th & 45th sts. "Stars in the Alley" is a free outdoor concert with live music, produced by the Broadway League and sponsored by United Airlines, that celebrates the end of the 2016-2017 Broadway season and adds to the festivities leading up to the 2017 Tony Awards. The event will consist of performances from 21 musicals, including shows from... Read More

Many Patinkin will host MTC Spring Gala

Manhattan Theatre Club will present its annual Spring Gala on Mon May 22 at Cipriani 42nd Street (110 East 42nd St) honoring Matthew C Blank, Chairman of Showtime Networks Inc. This year’s Gala will be hosted by Mandy Patinkin and will feature performances by musicals  including Bandstand; A Bronx Tale; Come From Away; Dear Evan Hansen; Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812; Sunset Boulevard; and a sneak peek of Manhattan Theatre Club’s upcoming... Read More