Broadway Bares Game Night set for 6/17

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

Roundabout Will hold 4th Annual Casino Night

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

Urban Stages will honor Jim Dale

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

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

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

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

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

Lin-Manuel Miranda Will Recieve the Monte Cristo Award

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

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

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

TDF 50th Anniversary Gala set for 6/18

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

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

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

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

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

Audrey Webb Wins 2018 Judith Barlow Prize

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

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

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

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

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

Alice Birch wins 2018 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

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

Andrea Martin will host ASTEP's Inaugural Gala

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

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

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

Shelby Ladd & Stephen Santore named Managing Directors of SpotCo

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

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

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

The Dramatist Guild Foundation to honor Stephen Schwartz with Birthday Concert

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

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

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

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

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

Roundabout's 24 Hour Plays set for 4/9

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

Broadway Belts for PFF! Set for 3/12

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

Harold Wolpert named Executive Director of Signature Theatre

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

Michael S Rosenberg departs La Jolla Playhouse for McCarter Theater Center

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

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

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

2018 TDF/Irene Sharaff Award Recipients Announced

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

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

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

David Richards Announces RCI Theatricals

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

Tamar Climan Launches New Venture as Independent Producer

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

2nd Annual Chita Rivera Awards set for 5/20

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

American Theatre Wing Announces 2018 Larson Grant Recipients

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

Laura Benanti to headline Barrington Stage Company's Summer Gala

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

EST names Sarah McLellan as new Executive Director

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

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

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

East Village Playhouse Opens

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

Drama League Announces 2018 Artist Residency Program

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

League of Professional Theatre Women Announce 2018 Theatre Woman Awards

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

Gleason, Sarandon & Wolpe Headline BETTER LATE Reading at WCP

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

New Theatrical Booking Agency Off Broadway Touring LLC Launched

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

Arena Stage Gala will honor Muriel Bowser & Jessica Stafford Davis

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

Vineyard's 35th Anniversary Gala will honor Michael Mayer

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

Ryan & Sam Ratelle launch RRR Creative

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

Broadway Bares set for 6/17

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

Transport Group's 2018 Gala will honor Dick Scanlan

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

Jennifer Ardizzone-West named COO of Networks

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

MCC's Miscast Gala Announces Lineup

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

74th Theatre World Awards set for 6/4

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

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

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

63rd Annual Obie Awards Set for 5/21

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

RWS Entertainment Group Announces Launch of Theatrical and Development Department

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

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

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

The Actors Fund will present Reunion Concert of Thoroughly Modern Millie

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

Schmuckler, Yesnowitz & Duhamel win 2018 Kleban Prizes

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

15th Annual THF Fellowship Luncheon to honor Susan Stroman

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

York Theatre Announces Winter Musicals in Mufti Series

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

American Theatre Wing Announces Hewes Design Awards

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

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

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

Drama League Announces Expanded Directorfest

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Eighth Annual Clive Barnes Awards set for January 8

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

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

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

Williamstown Theatre Festival's 2018 Gala set for Feb 5

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

Heather Headley to be Honored at the Broadway Dreams Supper

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

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

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

Abingdon to present Benefit Perfs of Extraordinary Measures

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

Target Margin Theater Announces Permanent Home in Brooklyn

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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