Highlights

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

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

 
Cynthia Rider named Managing Director of Hartford Stage

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

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

On Mon Nov 18 at 7:30 PM The American Theater Hall of Fame will honor the 2019 Inductees in the North Rotunda of the Gershwin. The 2019 voting ballot will be mailed in early August to over 300 American theater critics. New inductees will be announced in early September. For more information, please visit theaterhalloffame.org. Contact: Terry Hodge Taylor (917/472-7906)... Read More

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

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

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

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

 
Royal Family Productions to present Benefit Workshop of WORTH ST.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
The Public Announces Casting for Women of the Public Gala

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

 
Houses on the Moon Theater Company Will Honor Producer Nelle Nugent

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

 
Broadway Bares will Return to Fire Island on Sat June 1

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

 
Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance Set for 5/19

The Broadway Education Alliance has announced that Frank DiLella and Marla Louissaint will co-host the 2018-19 Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance. The ceremony will be held at the Professional Performing Arts School on Sun May 19. Fifty students (25 men and 25 women) representing 40 high schools located throughout the Greater New York area will compete for the title of Best Actor and Best Actress in the Greater New York area before a panel of Broadway judges that... Read More

 
Red Bull Theater's Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit Set for 6/3

Red Bull Theater (Jesse Berger, Founding Artistic Dir; Jim Bredeson, Managing Dir) has announced that the Eleventh Annual Running of the Red Bulls Gala Benefit on Mon June 3 at 6:00 PM, will celebrate the company’s 16th Season and honor director Daniel Sullivan, actor Condola Rashad, and the American Theatre Wing with the 2019 Matador Awards for Excellence in Classical Theater. Proceeds from the evening support all of Red Bull Theater’s programs and its Shakespeare in Schools... Read More

 
Vassar & New York Stage & Film Announce 35th Powerhouse Season

Vassar & New York Stage and Film have announced the programming lineup for their upcoming 35th Powerhouse Season, the annual summer season that brings together some of today’s most influential theatrical voices for fully-staged productions, workshop presentations, readings, and other works in progress for theater, film and television. This summer’s programming includes new plays and musicals by Beth Henley; Tom Kitt; Jason Katims; Rachel Chavkin; singer/songwriters Ingrid... Read More

 
Goodspeed Musicals will honor Jason Robert Brown at 2019 Gala

Goodspeed Musicals has announced that Composer and Lyricist Jason Robert Brown will be the latest recipient of The Goodspeed Award for Outstanding Contribution to Musical Theatre. Jason Robert Brown will be honored on Sat June 8, 2019 as Broadway luminaries and arts supporters gather for Goodspeed Musicals’ gala event to support its New Works Initiatives. The Honorary Committee includes Georgia Stitt, Chair; Tony Danza, Kurt Deutsch, Robert ... Read More

 
Urban Stages' will celebrate Donna Murphy & Edwina Sandys

Urban Stages’ Board of Directors and founding artistic director Frances Hill will celebrate 35 years of Off-Broadway plays/musicals and art programming at The Central Park Boathouse on Mon May 15 at 6:30 PM. This year Urban Stages' will celebrate the Year of Women by recognizing Broadway’s Donna Murphy and celebrated artist Edwina Sandys with Urban Stages’ 2019 Lifetime Achievement Awards. The gala fundraiser will note Urban Stages’ history of premiering new... Read More

 
New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards will be announced Mon May 6

New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards will be announced Mon May 6 at approximately 5:30 PM. The selections will be made at the organization’s 84th annual voting meeting. The awards include a cash prize of $2,500 for Best Play, made possible by a grant from the Lucille Lortel Foundation. The awards will be presented at a private cocktail reception on Monday, May 13. The New York Drama Critics’ Circle comprises 20 drama critics from daily newspapers, magazines, wire services... Read More

 
9th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards to be Announced 5/22

The Nominating Committee of the Off Broadway Alliance has announced important dates for the 9th Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards. Nominations will be announced on Wed May 1, winners will be announced on Wed May 22 and the Awards Ceremony will take place on Tues June 18. The Off Broadway Alliance is a non-profit corporation organized by theater professionals dedicated to supporting, promoting and encouraging the production of Off Broadway theater and to making live theater increasingly... Read More

 
Manhattan Theatre Club's Spring Gala to honor Nancy Coyne

Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, Artistic Dir; Barry Grove, Exec Dir) will present its annual Spring Gala on Mon May 13 at Cipriani 42nd St (110 East 42nd St). This year’s event will honor Serino Coyne Founder and Chairman Nancy Coyne for being a tireless advocate for the arts. The Gala will feature performances by the casts of Ain’t Too Proud, Be More Chill, Beetlejuice, The Cher Show, Choir Boy, Hadestown, King Kong, Pretty Woman, and Tootsie. The evening will be... Read More

 
Graciela Daniele Will Recieve Lifetime Achievement Award at Chita Rivera Awards

Graciela Daniele, Flody Suarez, Jeffrey Seller, and Cher will be honored at the 3rd Annual Chita Rivera Awards taking place at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place) on Sun May 19 at 7:30 PM, it was announced by Joe Lanteri, Founder and Executive Director of the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation.  Lanteri produces in conjunction with Patricia Watt. Dancer, choreographer and theater director Graciela Daniele will receive the third annual Lifetim... Read More

 
Rachel Bloom Will Host 64th Annual Obie Awards

The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, CEO) have announced that Rachel Bloom will host the 64th Annual Obie Awards. Audible will be the Presenting Sponsor. As previously announced, the 64th Annual Obie Awards will be held on Mon May 20 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th St). Tickets can be purchased at www.ObieAwards.com.  The judges' panel will be chaired as in previous years by  Village Voice critic Michael Feingold,... Read More

 
Broadway Bets Returns Monday, May 13

Fun and philanthropy are in the cards when Broadway Bets, Broadway’s official poker tournament, shuffles up and deals on Mon May 13. The event is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Broadway stars, industry insiders and theatre fans will raise the stakes at the Texas Hold ’em tournament at  Sardi’s restaurant (234 West 44th St). Newcomers and aces alike will have the chance to go “all in” and win the title of Broadway Bets... Read More

 
The Drama League Announces Recipients of the 2019 Directors Project Fellowships

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Exec Artistic Dir) has announced the twelve  stage directors who have been selected as the 2019 Directing Fellows of The Drama League Directors Project: NJ Agwuna, Sharifa Elkady, Raz Golden, Chika Ike, Rebecca Marzalek-Kelly, Ismael Lara, Jr., Amanda McRaven, Lindsey Hope Pearlman, Ben Randle, Tai Thompson, Gabriel Torres, and Sophia Watt. They will be publicly introduced to the professional theatre community during the 85th Annual Drama... Read More

 
Theatre Forward will Honor Bryan Cranston, Dorsey & Whitney and Pamela Barr & Buford Alexander

Theatre Forward and Chairman John Thomopoulous will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman’s Awards Gala on Mon April 8 at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st St).  The Chairman’s Awards Gala supports the work of Theatre Forward, currently in its 41st Anniversary season, which is dedicated to advancing American theatres and its communities through its Educating Through Theatre and Advancing Strong Theatre initiatives. Bryan Cranston will be... Read More

 
TheaterWorksUSA's Gala set for April 29

TheaterWorksUSA, the not-for-profit producer of professional theater for young and family audiences for over 57 years, will host its annual spring benefit at The Current at Chelsea Piers on Mon April 29. Funds raised at the event will support TheaterWorksUSA’s ongoing commitment to keeping theater accessible to diverse communities nationwide and providing opportunities for professional artists in New York City to create exceptional new work for young and family audiences. This ... Read More

 
Center Theatre Group Annouces "A Grand Night" Gala

Center Theatre Group in Los Angeles has announced “A Grand Night,” a special one-night-only eventon Mon Apr 22 featuring a 5:30 PM pre-show reception in the Ahmanson lobby, a 7:00 PM performance in the Mark Taper Forum (135 N Grand Ave, LA) and a post-show gala dinner on the stage of the Ahmanson Theatre. For over 50 years, Center Theatre Group has developed or presented countless landmark musicals. “A Grand Night” will feature a one-night-only musical performance that... Read More

 
Sam Gold will host Wooster Group's Spring Benefit

The Wooster Group will hold a spring benefit on Tues April 2 at the company’s home, The Performing Garage (33 Wooster St). The event will be hosted by Sam Gold, with Frances McDormand and Joel Coen, Cindy Sherman, and Maura Tierney, and will feature a musical performance by Suzzy Roche, Lucy Wainwright Roche, and Loudon Wainwright III. The evening kicks off with drinks at 6:30 PM, followed by an intimate dinner created by... Read More

 
20th Annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards to be Presented 5/30

Broadway.com has announced that the 20th Annual Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards will be presented at a private reception on Thurs May 30 at 48 Lounge (1221 Avenue of the Americas). The Broadway.com Audience Choice Award is the only major theatrical prize awarded solely by votes cast online by audience members. Awards are presented in traditional categories as well as several unique to the Broadway.com Audience Choice Awards, including “Favorite Diva Performance,” ... Read More

 
A.R.T.'s 2019 Gala set for Apr 1

American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) has annouced the details of its annual gala to be held on Mon April 1, at the Boch Center Wang Theatre (270 Tremont St, Boston.) Under the leadership of gala co-chairs Roann Costin, Fay & Bill Shutzer, and Lis Tarlow & Steve Kay, A.R.T. will present an evening of dining and entertainment, building on the success of last year’s gala, which raised nearly $1.3 million—a record—in support of the theater’s mission to expand... Read More

 
Second Stage's 40th Birthday Gala set for Mon May 6

Second Stage Theater will host its 40th Birthday Gala on Mon May 6 at Hammerstein Ballroom (311 W 34th St.) In celebration of this milestone, Second Stage will honor 40 actors for their continued collaboration with the institution – from its first productions to today. The honorees, all of whom have appeared in at least two Second Stage productions, include Brooke Adams, Kevin Bacon, David Aaron Baker, David Wilson Barnes, Derrick Baskin, Annette Bening, Emily Bergl, Reed Birney, ... Read More

 
Roundabout announces 5th Annual Casino Night

On Mon May 6, Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) will host their fifth 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 and Laura Osnes will host the event, and World Poker Tour Champion Phil Laak will have a sea... Read More

 
2019 TDF Irene Sharaff Awardees announced

Costume designer Susan Hilferty and scenic designer John Lee Beatty are among the 25th Anniversary TDF/Irene Sharaff Award recipients which were announced by TDF, the not-for-profit service organization for the performing arts. Ms. Hilferty was selected to receive the TDF/Irene Sharaff Lifetime Achievement Award for costume design and Mr. Beatty will receive the Robert L. B. Tobin Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatrical Design. The awards are presented through TDF’s Costume... Read More

 
James Corden to Host the 2019 Tony Awards

The American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards have announced that actor, and host of CBS’ “The Late Late Show,” James Corden, will host the 73rd Annual Tony® Awards, on Sun June 9 from Radio City Music Hall on CBS. This marks Corden’s second time hosting The Tony Awards.  Corden previously hosted the 70th Annual Tony Awards. Ricky Kirshner and Glenn Weiss of White Cherry Entertainment will return as executive producers. Weiss will also serve as director... Read More

 
Broadway By the Year 1943 & 1951 Set for 3/25

The Town Hall will present Broadway By The Year: Broadway Musicals of 1943 and 1951 on Mon March 25 at 8:00 PM. Created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel the evening continues Broadway By The Year's 19th season at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street). The concerts open time capsules to some of the Great White Way's most memorable seasons, and celebrate the songs, anecdotes, and behind the scenes stories of given years.The cast includes: Robert Cuccioli,... Read More

 
2019 Susan Smith Blackburn Price Awarded to Jackie Subblies Drury

The 2019 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has been awarded to U.S. playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury for her play FAIRVIEW. Awarded annually since 1977, the Susan Smith Blackburn Prize recognizes women from around the world who have written works of outstanding quality for the English-speaking theatre. On March 4th, the transatlantic theatre community gathered at Shakespeare's Globe in London to honor Drury and the 9 Finalists. The winner, Jackie Sibblies Drury, was awarded a cash prize of... Read More

 
Roundabout Announces Benefit Reunion Reading of TWENTIETH CENTURY

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director/CEO) will welcome back Alec Baldwin, and  Anne Heche in a one-night-only reunion benefit reading of Ben Hecht and Charles MacArthur’s comedy TWENTIETH CENTURY, reuniting the original stars of Roundabout’s 2004 revival with director Walter Bobbie. The reading will take place on Mon April 29 at 7:30 PM at Studio 54 (254 West 54th St). Bankrupt, with his career on a downslide, egomaniacal Broadway director Oscar... Read More

 
Tom Kirdahy will be presented CTI's Robert Whitehead Award

Producer Tom Kirdahy will be presented The Commercial Theater Institute’s Robert Whitehead Award for “Outstanding Achievement In Commercial Theater Producing” at a reception at Sardi’s on Wed May 22. The award is inspired by the five-decade-long career of producer Robert Whitehead, who died in 2002. The Commercial Theater Institute (CTI) is the nation’s only formal program that professionally trains commercial theatre producers. The award honors a graduate of... Read More

 
The New Group to Honor Edie Falco & Serge Nivelle at Annual Gala

Off-Broadway’s The New Group will honor Edie Falco and Serge Nivelle with the The Michael Mendelson Award for Outstanding Commitment to Theater at the company’s Annual Gala on Monday, March 11 at Tribeca Rooftop (2 Desbrosses St).  The event will feature a performance by Brandon Victor Dixon and appearances by Peter Dinklage, Warren Leight, Erica Schmidt and Tarik Trotter. The... Read More

 
Kelli O'Hara, Alex Timbers, and Taylor Mac Named 2019 Drama League Awards Special Recognitions Recipients

The Drama League (Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Artistic Dir) will honor members of the American theater community at the 85th Annual Drama League Awards, set for Fri  May 17 at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 B'way). The three 2019 honorees are: actress and singer Kelli O’Hara receiving the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theater Award; director Alex Timbers receiving the Founders Award for Excellence in Directing; and  playwright, actor,... Read More

 
Lily Padilla's “HOW TO DEFEND YOURSELF” Wins Yale Drama Series Prize

The Yale Drama Series Prize, will be given to Lily Padilla for her play "How to Defend Yourself." Seven college students gather for a DIY self-defense workshop after a sorority sister is raped. They learn to use their bodies as weapons. They learn to fend off attackers. They learn “not to be a victim.” Learning self-defense becomes a channel for their rage, anxiety, confusion, trauma and desire – lots of desire. How to Defend Yourself explores what you want, how to... Read More

 
Abington's Broadway on the Bowery set for 3/26/19

Abingdon Theatre Company (Chad Austin, Artistic Director) announces the presentation of Broadway on the Bowery, a curated series of downtown cabaret, directed by Abingdon's Artistic Director Chad Austin, to be held monthly at the intimate entertainment venue Duane Park (308 Bowery). The inaugural event will be held on Tues Mar 26th at 7:00 PM. Tickets, which include the show and a three-course meal may be purchased online at www.ovationtix.com. Perfoming classics with a downtown twist, th... Read More

 
Daniel Craig will Headline NYTW Benefit Reading of A NUMBER

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) (James C. Nicola, Artistic Dir; Jeremy Blocker, Managing Dir) has announced a special one-night-only reading of A NUMBER by Caryl Churchill, directed by Sam Gold (and featuring Daniel Craig. The reading will benefit NYTW’s Artist Workshop and Education programming and will take place at New York Theatre Workshop (79 East 4th St) on Sun Mar 10 at 7:00 pm.  Additional casting will be announced shortly. Tickets for... Read More

 
34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards set for 5/5

Details have been announced for the 34th Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The Awards will be handed out on Sun May 5 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00 PM. The Lucille Lortel Awards are produced by the Off-Broadway League by special arrangement with the Lucille Lortel Theatre Foundation. Additional support is provided by TDF. Among the special honors to be presented this year – recognized with the Outstanding Body... Read More

 
Stranger Sings! The Parody Musical to Recieve Industry Readings on 3/4 & 3/5

STRANGER SINGS! THE PARODY MUSICAL will be having will be having special industry readings on Mon Mar 4th at 4:00 PM & 6:30 PM and Tues Mar 5th at 1:00 PM at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater (405 W 55th St.)  "Stranger Sings" has Book, Music & Lyrics by Jonathan Hogue, with orchestrations by Michael Kaish. Nick Flatto directs. Take a trip back to Hawkins, Indiana: 1983 —when times were simpler, hair was bigger, and unsupervised children were getting snatched by... Read More

 
David Hyde Pierce will host 2019 "Mr Abbott" Award Gala

Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), today announced that David Hyde Pierce will host the 2019 “Mr. Abbott” Award Gala on March 25 at the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF). In honor of this special evening Concord Theatricals and The Shubert Organization, Inc. will serve as lead sponsors. In addition 2015 “Mr. Abbott” Award recipient James Lapine will... Read More

 
Transport Group's A Toast to the Artist Gala Set for Mar 11

Transport Group has announced that its annual A Toast to the Artist gala will honor orchestrator Michael Starboin and composer Carmel Dean with the Transporting American Theatre Award. The evening takes place Mon March 11 at 6:30 PM at The Current (Pier 59 @ Chelsea Piers) and includes a cocktail party, seated dinner, performances, dessert reception, and silent and live auctions. The Transporting American Theatre Award recognizes significant contributions to the American... Read More

 
The Actors Fund 2019 Gala set for Apr 29

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, will hold its Annual Gala on Mon April 29. The evening will celebrate playwright and actor Harvey Fierstein; Chairman & CEO of the John Gore Organization, producer and director John Gore; International President of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees and International labor leader and community advocate Matthew D. Loeb; and actress, singer and dancer Rita... Read More

 
Performers Announved for TDF's 2019 Gala

Stephanie J Block, Teal Wicks, Micaela Diamond, Caissie Levy, James T Lane & Ali Stroker will perform at TDF’s 2019 Gala on Mon Mar 11 at  Gotham Hall (1356 B'way). The gala will honor costume designer Bob Mackie and entrepreneur/philanthropist, Reginald "Reggie" Van Lee. TDF, the not-for-profit organization dedicated to bringing the power of the performing arts to everyone, which is in its 51st year of service to audiences and the performing arts community, will present the... Read More

 
Amas Musical Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala set for Mon Apr 1

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) will celebrate its 50th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Mon April 1 at the The Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk St). Honorary Chair for the event is Whoopi Goldberg. Lillias White will be Mistress of Ceremonies evening. Since 1968, Amas has been a force in New York City, developing and producing new American musicals, a pioneer in non-traditional casting and multiculturalism, and a forerunner of theatre arts... Read More

 
[TITLE OF SHOW] will Perform Reunion Concert for The Actor's Fund

The Actors Fund has announced that the critically acclaimed musical [title of show] will once again be heard on Broadway in a reunion concert on Mon March 11 at 7:30 PM at The Broadhurst (235 W 44th St). This one-night only reunion will star original cast members Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff and Jeff Bowen along with musical director Larry Pressgrove. All proceeds will benefit The Actors Fund. [title of show] has a book by Tony-nominee Hunter Bell with music &... Read More

 
New York Stage and Film Annouces Christopher Burney as new Artistic Dir

New York Stage and Film has announced today that, following a nationwide search, Christopher Burney will become its next Artistic Director. Additionally, New York Stage and Film’s longtime Associate Artistic Director, Liz Carlson, has been promoted to the newly created position of Artistic Producer. Burney will be the creative leader behind NYSAF’s programs including the Powerhouse Season in partnership with Vassar College, the NYC Reading Series, the Winter Season currently... Read More

 
Henry Timms Named President and CEO of Lincoln Center

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has appointed Henry Timms as its next President and Chief Executive Officer, Board Chair Katherine Farley announced. As the 11th President and CEO of Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, Timms will call on his vast experience to lead the premier arts institution as it seeks to develop collaborative initiatives, attract and engage new audiences, and prepare for the redesign of David Geffen Hall. Timms comes to Lincoln Center from his post as Presiden... Read More

 
Vineyard's 2019 Gala will Honor Colman Domingo

Vineyard Theatre’s Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern and Managing Director Suzanne Appel announce that the company’s 2019 Gala fundraiser will celebrate Colman Domingo. The annual benefit Gala will take place on Mon May 6 beginning at 6:30 PM at Edison Ballroom (240 W 47th St).  The event will include a cocktail hour and auction, dinner, and performances featuring artists of stage and screen, to be announced. Tickets can be purchased by visiting... Read More

 
West Hyler named Producing Artistic Dir of NY Musical Festival (NYMF)

West Hyler has been named as the new Producing Artistic Director of the 2019 New York Musical Festival committed to showcasing and nurturing new musical theater, ensuring the future of this essential art form. Hyler will be the creative leader behind the festival’s programs including the Next Link Project. He will also oversee the organization’s produced programming including the Student Leadership Project, Intersecting Chords, and How the Light Gets In, a concert presentation... Read More

 
Atlantic Theater Compant's Diva's Choice Gala set for Mon Mar 4

Atlantic Theater Company (Neil Pepe, Artistic Director; Jeffory Lawson, Managing Director; Mary McCann, School Executive Director) will present their Annual Gala on Mon March 4 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Ave). Divas’ Choice will celebrate powerhouse women of Atlantic on and off the stage with a fabulous evening of performances. This year, Atlantic asked four trailblazing women in the arts to choose a song they love and their favorite musician to perform it, to be revealed at the... Read More

 
Broadway Bares set for Sun June 16

More than 150 of New York City’s most talented dancers will unite for an extravaganza of sensational striptease on Sun June 16 when Broadway Bares returns to Hammerstein Ballroom (311 W 34th St). The event is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Two unforgettable shows at 9:30 pm and midnight will feature full-out production numbers with tantalizing dancers and beloved Broadway stars. This year's theme and special guests will be announced later this ... Read More

 
Laura Benanti to peform TALES FROM SOPRANO ISLE at Long Wharf's Gala

For one night only, Laura Benanti can be heard in the intimate setting at Long Wharf Theatre in her cabaret show, TALES FROM SOPRANO ISLE featuring songs from her career along with humorous anecdotes and experiences that she has encountered on and off the stage and screen.  Benanti will headline the theatre’s 2019 Gala on Mon June 3.  The event begins at 6:00 PM with a cocktail reception followed by Benanti’s performance at 8:00 PM on the Claire Tow Stage in the C.... Read More

 
Leslie Odom Jr to headline McCarter Theatre Center's 2019 Gala

On Sat May 4 McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, NJ will host its Annual Gala. The evening raises significant funds for McCarter, enabling the organization to bring world-class performing arts and outstanding education programs to the community. The Gala will feature a performance by Leslie Odom, Jr. McCarter’s Gala will be co-chaired by Michelle and Robert Caruso; Andrea and John Forbes & Debora and John Haines. The evening begins with an cocktail reception followed directly... Read More

 
2019 Theater Hall of Fame Fellowship Luncheon will salute Phil Smith 4/26

On Friday April 26th at 12:00 noon, the 2019 Theater Hall of Fame Fellowship Luncheon will salute Phil Smith, Chairman of the Shubert Organization in the Eugenia Room at Sardi's. The Emerging Theater Artist Grants will be presented by Daryl Roth and Estelle Parsons. For more information, please visit theaterhalloffame.org.  Contact Terry Hodge Taylor (917/472-7906)... Read More

 
TCG's 2019 Gala will Honor Kushner, Miramontez & Ingram

Theatre Communications Group (TCG) has announced that its 2019 Gala will be directed by Michael Mayer and feature performances from Oklahoma!’s Ali Stroker, Hadestown’s Patrick Page and Eva Noblezada, and Angels in America’s Beth Malone. TCG’s 2019 Gala will honor playwright Tony Kushner; Broadway press agent, and President of DKC/O&M, Rick Miramontez; and arts philanthropist, and Chairman Emerita of Ingram Industries, Inc., Martha R. Ingram. The Gala will be... Read More

 
LPTW Announces 2019 Theatre Women Awards

The League of Professional Theatre Women (Kelli Lynn Harrison and Catherine Porter, Co-Presidents), an organization which has been leading the gender parity conversation and championing women in the professional theatre for over 35 years, will present the 2019 Theatre Women Awards at The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker St) on Mon Mar 25 at 7:00 PM. This year’s awards will honor director/choreographer Graciela Daniela (Lifetime Achievement Award), director May... Read More

 
64th Annual Drama Desk Awards set for Sun June 2

Broadway Brands, publisher of Broadway News and Broadway Briefing, and the Drama Desk have jointly announced that Broadway Brands will present the Drama Desk Awards  beginning with the upcoming 2019 ceremony. The 64th annual event will take place on Sun June 2 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall. The cut-off for nominations will be April 24. Nominations will be announced April 25. Joey Parnes Productions will produce the ceremony, as it has since 2012 and Matt Britten, Broadway Brands... Read More

 
2019 FINALISTS ANNOUNCED FOR THE SUSAN SMITH BLACKBURN PRIZE

The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize has announced 10 Finalists for its prestigious playwriting Award, the oldest and largest prize awarded to women playwrights. Chosen from over 150 nominated plays, the Finalists are: Hilary Bettis, 72 miles to go...; Jackie Sibblies Drury, Fairview; debbie tucker green, ear for eye; Ella Hickson, The Writer; Martyna Majok, Sanctuary City; Lily Padilla, How to Defend Yourself; Nina Raine, Stories; Ella Road, The Phlebotomist; Heidi Schreck, What the... Read More

 
Broadway Backwards Set for Mar 11

Beloved show tunes will get a fresh perspective when Broadway Backwards returns with gender-reversed and star-studded twists on classic and modern favorites on Mon Mar 11, 2019. This one-night-only event is produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefiting Broadway Cares and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center. The evening features performances from stars of stage and screen with men singing songs originally intended for women, and vice versa. Artist... Read More

 
Nathan Lane Will Recieve New Dramatists Distinguished Achievement Award

New Dramatists will honor Nathan Lane, with its 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute on Tues May 14th. Each year, New Dramatists salutes individuals who have made an outstanding artistic contribution to the theatre community. The luncheon will take place at the New York Marriott Marquis (1535 B'way) beginning with a champagne reception at 11:15 AM and ending promptly at 2:30 PM. For tickets, visit newdramatists.org/luncheon. Press contact: Bret... Read More

 
CSA will bestow Rosalie Joseph with the first Rosalie Joseph Humanitarian Award

The New York Chapter of the Casting Society of America will bestow the first ever Rosalie Joseph Humanitarian Award to veteran casting director and philanthropist Rosalie Joseph. The award will be presented on Thurs Jan 31 at the New York ceremony of the Artios Awards that honor excellence in casting across film, television, theater and new media. The Rosalie Joseph Humanitarian Award will be given periodically to a New York casting director or casting associate who embodies the... Read More

 
Abingdon Theatre Company Announces Two Special Events in February

Abingdon Theatre Company (Chad Austin, Artistic Dir) has announced two special one-night only events to be presented next month. On  Mon Feb 4th the company, in association with Paul Boghosian and Jim Kierstead, Executive Producer, will present a concert of Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera, a darkly comedic original musical done with a great deal of heart. This work of fiction, inspired by actual events, utilizes the 1994 Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan media scandal to explore... Read More

 
Stephanie Osin Cohen named 2019 Burry Fredrick Design Fellowship

The Burry Fredrik Foundation has announced Stephanie Osin Cohen as the recipient of the 2019 Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship and its $25,000 award. The Burry Fredrik Design Fellowship was established in 2017 to help launch the careers of graduates from Yale School of Drama’s Design Departments. Each year, the Yale School of Drama Design Department faculty selects one graduating scenic, costume, lighting, projection, or sound designer as the Burry Fredrik... Read More

 
John Logan Named Winner of 19th Monte Cristo Award

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center, has announced that playwright and screenwriter John Logan will receive the 19th Monte Cristo Award. An alumnus of the O’Neill, John developed the musical "Superhero," soon to open off-Broadway, at the O'Neill's 2017 National Music Theater Conference and his "Moulin Rouge" bows on Broadway this summer. A gala evening in celebration of Logan’s many achievements will be held at the Edison Ballroom on Monday, April 22. The O’Neill... Read More

 
Emily Mann Retires as Resident Playwright of McCarter Theatre Center

Playwright and director Emily Mann, who has served as the Artistic Director and Resident Playwright of the McCarter Theatre Center in Princeton, New Jersey since 1990, will retire from the position following the upcoming 2019-2020 season, McCarter announced. As McCarter’s Artistic Director and Resident Playwright, Mann has overseen more than 160 productions, including more than 40 world premieres – creating a home for theater legends and amplifying the voices of women and... Read More

 
Melia Bensussen to Succeed Darko Tresnjak as Aristic Dir of Hartford Stage

David R Jimenez, President of the Board of Directors of Hartford Stage, has announced that OBIE Award-winning director Melia Bensussen has been named the next Artistic Director of the  theatre. She will assume the role in June. Ms. Bensussen will be the sixth artistic director, as well as the first woman, to lead the theatre in its 55-year history. She succeeds Darko Tresnjak, who has served as Artistic Director since 2011 and will depart Hartford Stage at the close of the 2018-19 season.... Read More

 
BRYAN CRANSTON, DORSEY AND WHITNEY LLP & PAMELA FARR and BUFORD ALEXANDER to be Honored at Theatre Forward's Chairman Awards Gala

Theatre Forward and Chairman John Thomopoulos will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman’s Awards Gala on Mon April 8 at The Pierre (2 East 61st St). The Chairman’s Awards Gala supports the work of Theatre Forward, which recently celebrated its 40th Anniversary season, and is dedicated to advancing American theatres and its communities through its Educating Through Theatre and Advancing Strong Theatre initiatives. Bryan Cranston will be honored... Read More

 
3rd Annual Chita Rivera Awards set for 5/19

The 3rd annual Chita Rivera Awards will take place on Sun May 19 at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Pl), it was announced by Joe Lanteri, Founder and Executive Director of the New York City Dance Alliance Foundation, Inc. Lanteri produces in conjunction with Patricia Watt. The nominations for the 3rd annual Chita Rivera Awards will be announced April 26. Carrying the namesake of one of the great dance icons of the American musical theater, the missio... Read More

 
2019 Broadway Belts For PFF set for 2/25

 Hosted by the actress/comedienne Julie Halston, BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! will hold its ninth annual fundraiser, featuring an evening of music and comedy benefitting the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF). This year’s event will take place on Mon Feb 25 at 5:30 PM at the Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street.)  The event raises money to fight pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a deadly and complex disease which causes progressive scarring in the lungs. PF affects 200,000... Read More

 
Sarah Hammond, Shaina Taub & Charlie Sohne win 2019 Kleban Prizes

The Kleban Foundation has announced the recipients of the 29th Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre. The judges declared a tie in the most promising musical theatre lyricist category between Sarah Hammond and Shaina Taub. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Charlie Sohne. The 2019 prizes will be presented on Mon Feb 4 in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI at ASCAP. Since its inception, Kleban Prize ... Read More

 
CONCORD MUSIC ANNOUNCES THE ACQUISITION OF SAMUEL FRENCH AND THE FORMATION OF CONCORD THEATRICALS

Concord Music has announced the acquisition of legendary theatre publisher and licensor Samuel French and the formation of Concord Theatricals. Concord Theatricals is comprised of the professional and amateur theatrical licensing catalogs of Samuel French, Rodgers & Hammerstein Theatricals, Tams-Witmark and Concord Music’s joint venture with Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Group, The Musical Company. In addition to theatrical licensing, music publishing and cast... Read More

 
Finalists Announced for the Ninth Annual Clive Barnes Awards

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

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

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

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

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

 
Whitney White wins 2018 Susan Stroman Directing Award

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

 
Red Dara Santiago wins first Cornelia Street American Playwriting Award

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

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

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

 
The Old Globe will Present Industry Reading of LIFE AFTER

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

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

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

 
Lee Sunday Evans named Artistic Director of Waterwell

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

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

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

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

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

 
MCC's Miscast Gala Set For Apr 1, 2019

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

 
Lively McCabe Entertainment Enters Into Agreement with BMG

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

 
Chad Austin announced as new Artisitic Director of Abingdon Theatre Company

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

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

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

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

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

 
Dramatist Guild Fund Gala Set for 11/12

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

 
Public Announces lineup for 15th Annual Under The Radar Festival

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

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

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

 
Mike Karns and Greg Nobile acquire the website DidHeLikeIt.com

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