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Wednesday, May 15, 2019

Photo Coverage: Broadway Producers Jamie deRoy & Tara Smith Swibel Honored at 65th Spirit of Achievement Awards by Stephen Sorokoff

Since it's inception in 1954 as a mother-daughter luncheon honoring Marlene Dietrich and her daughter Maria Riva the organization has raised more than 100 million and has established a Wing …

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019

Photo Coverage: 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists Celebrates OKLAHOMA! at 75 by Stephen Sorokoff

When Ted Chapin 92Y Lyrics amp Lyricists producer first conceived A Beautiful Dawning Oklahoma at 75 he didn't know that there would be a revival of the 1943 musical currently on Broadway an…

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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Photo Coverage: Alice Ripley, Ben Vereen, and More Honor Stephen Schwartz at Orphaned Songs For Orphaned Starfish Concert by Stephen Sorokoff

If you were in The Cutting Room for the Stephen Schwartz Concert for the Benefit of the Orphaned Starfish Foundation it is a night you will probably cherish forever. The music of Stephen Sc…

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Monday, September 3, 2018
Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Photo Coverage: Laura Benanti Headlines Barrington Stage's 2018 Gala by Stephen Sorokoff

The Barrington Stage Company has been the place where countless great voices and theatre luminaries have electrified audiences. Last night one it was one of Broadway's finest on the Boyd-Qu…

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Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF in Yiddish by Stephen Sorokoff

New York Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia spoke it fluently as did James Cagney. Barbara Streisand can converse, and Judy Garland sang in it. Last night the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene pr…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Photo Coverage: THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY Celebrates Opening Night at Barrington Stage Company by Stephen Sorokoff

BroadwayWorld has a first look atBarrington Stage Company's THE ROYAL FAMILY OF BROADWAY. The show is now on stage through July 7 on theBoyd-Quinson Mainstage. See the cast take their openin…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Photo Coverage: Warren Beatty, Kenny Leon, Chita Rivera and Uma Thurman Honored at The Actors Fund Gala by Stephen Sorokoff

The Actors Fund bestowed its Medal of Honor upon four artists last night at its annual gala. BroadwayWorld was on hand at the big event, and you can check out photos below

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Sunday, March 18, 2018

Photo Coverage: Audra McDonald Performs at The Kravis Center by Stephen Sorokoff

Last night at the Kravis Center in West Palm Beach, the acoustically perfect Alexander W. Dreyfoos Jr. Concert Hall was host to one of the most beautiful voices on the planet...that of five …

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Photo Coverage: Mandy Gonzalez Brings 'Fearless' to the Aventura Arts & Cultural Center by Stephen Sorokoff

Last night, Broadway and TV star Mandy Gonzalez, on vacation from Hamilton, brought her tour celebrating Fearless - her remarkable debut solo recording album which bridges pop and RampB to t…

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Sunday, March 11, 2018

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Thrills Audiences at Feinstein's/54 Below by Stephen Sorokoff

Like a graceful matador who has complete control of the engagement and can dramatically move and dominate an arena, Chita Rivera brought her talent, magic and super Broadway stardom to the s…

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Friday, December 29, 2017

Photo Coverage: Christine Ebersole & Billy Stritch Wow The Birdland Audience by Stephen Sorokoff

You folks are in the best place in NYC to be tonight' A more accurate announcement was never given by Broadway at Birdland host Jim Caruso as he introduced Christine Ebersole and Billy Strit…

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Sunday, December 24, 2017

Photo Coverage: John Leguizamo Starts With A Clean Slate Of Laughs For Every Performance by Stephen Sorokoff

You're usually not supposed to laugh in class after everything that the teacher says, but John Leguizamo cannot control his students audience during his one man hit show LATIN HISTORY FOR MO…

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Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Photo Coverage: Jerry Zaks Honored by National Yiddish Theater Folksbeine by Stephen Sorokoff

With the Statue of Liberty gazing on from the harbor at the Museum of Jewish Heritage at Battery Place Jerry Zaks, 4-Time Tony Award-Winning Director was honored at a fantastic Benefit Conce…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

Photo Coverage: The York Theatre Gala Honors Tom Jones & Harvey Schmidt with 2017 Hammerstein Award by Stephen Sorokoff

Last night The York Theatre Company honored the musical theatre writing team of Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt in a Fantastick gala concert and award ceremony directed by Richard Jay-Alexand…

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera, Christine Ebersole & More Attend Billy Stritch's 'Lucky To Be Me' at Birdland by Stephen Sorokoff

Stritch hides behind the mantra of Musical Director, Arranger, Songwriter, vocal and piano accompanist for some of the most talented and famous performers on the planet the majority of the t…

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Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Photo Coverage: BRIGHT COLORS AND BOLD PATTERNS Celebrates Opening Night by Stephen Sorokoff

It was chilly in SoHo last night but poolside at the SOHO playhouse it was sizzling with non stop laughter during the 80 minutes of Bright Colors And Bold Patters which was written and …

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Photo Coverage: Betsy Wolfe, Adam Kantor, & Maestro Steven Reineke Celebrate at the WOMEN OF NOTES Concert Cast Party by Stephen Sorokoff

As Steven Reineke, music director and conductor pointed out in his toast after The New York Pops Concert dedicated to women female Composers . this concert was especially significant in thes…

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Friday, November 17, 2017

Photo Coverage: Adam Kantor & Betsy Wolfe Rehearse with Steven Reineke For Tonight's NY Pops Concert by Stephen Sorokoff

The New York Pops main guy Steven Reineke was on the podium to rehearse a concert which is dedicated to female composers and lyricists this afternoon and BroadwayWorld was there.

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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Photo Coverage: Barrington Stage Company Announces $125,000 Raised at BSC/NYC Benefit by Stephen Sorokoff

Julianne Boyd, artistic director of Barrington Stage Co. announced that the BSCNYC sold out Benefit recently held at the Friars Club was the theatre company's most successful New York City e…

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Photo Coverage: Maltby & Shire Celebrated at The Friars Club by Stephen Sorokoff

Friars have socialized and been entertained by every major Broadway and Great American Songbook composer starting with Friar George M. Cohan, who in addition to writing over 50 Broadway show…

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Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Photo Coverage: Inside The Barrington Stage Co. NYC Benefit at The Friars Club by Stephen Sorokoff

The invitation proclaimed An Evening of Pure Joy and the Barrington Stage Company's NYC Benefit held at The Friars Club last night surpassed all expectations. A star studded roster from t…

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Monday, November 13, 2017

Photo Coverage: Frances Ruffelle Live(s) in New York at The Green Room 42 by Stephen Sorokoff

Last night Tony Award winner Frances Ruffelle performed her cabaret show titled Frances Ruffelle LiveS in New York at The Green Room 42 and there was no doubt the audience was ecstatic this …

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Saturday, November 4, 2017

Photo Coverage: Geneva Carr & Max von Essen Visit THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG by Stephen Sorokoff

There was uncontrollable audience laughter as everything perfectly went wrong before and during the performance. It even went perfectly right after the show as Max von Essen, Geneva Carr, …

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Friday, November 3, 2017

Photo Coverage: Bryce Pinkham, Denee Benton & More Star in OF THEE I SING at Carnegie Hall by Stephen Sorokoff

The voices of MasterVoices were gloriously heard in Carnegie Hall last night as Artistic Director Ted Sperling, orchestra and chorus brought a concert version of George amp Ira Gershwin's Of…

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Thursday, November 2, 2017

Photo Coverage: Inside The Actors Fund's Career Transition For Dancers Jubilee Gala by Stephen Sorokoff

The Actors Fund's Career Transition For dancers Jubilee gala was held in the New York Marriot Marquis last night and Broadwayworld was there. It was hosted by Tony amp Emmy Award-winning Ac…

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Sunday, October 29, 2017

Photo Coverage: Inside the After Party Celebrating the New York Pops Opening Concert with Ali Ewoldt Matt Doyle & Steven Reineke by Stephen Sorokoff

After The New York Pops Season Opening Concert the excitement continued with Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke and guests artists Ali Ewoldt and Matt Doyle at The Pops after party.…

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Friday, October 27, 2017

Photo Coverage: Ali Ewoldt and Matt Doyle Rehearse for New York Pops Debut! by Stephen Sorokoff

On October 27, 2017 at 800PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will open its 35th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern AuditoriumPerelman Stage, with a concert celebrating…

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Thursday, October 26, 2017

My View: A Bunch Of Great Girls Are At St. Lukes Theatre by Stephen Sorokoff

THIS ONE’S FOR THE GIRLS, a new musical by Dorothy Marcic, is set to open Off-Broadway tomorrow evening (Friday) at 8 p.m. Performances began October 7th at St. Luke’s Theatre in the hea…

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages Honors Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty at 2017 Gala by Stephen Sorokoff

In addition to producing great theatre works, Primary Stages produced one of this season's most exciting Galas. The 2017 event, celebrating Artistic Honorees Lynn Ahrens amp Stephen Flaherty…

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Friday, August 18, 2017

Photo Coverage: Jason Robert Brown Performs At French Woods by Stephen Sorokoff

No, not in the 1980's when he was a teenage camper. It happened last night in the Pavilion at French Woods, whose stage has been the spawning ground for many of the actors and musicians who …

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