Thursday, June 30, 2022

A Celebration Of Dance And Chita Rivera At The Chita Rivera Awards by Jeryl Brunner

Considered the Oscars of dance, The Chita Rivera Awards honors dance in theater and film and recognizes great talents past, present and future.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:42AM
Friday, June 24, 2022

Winnie The Pooh And Sesame Street Give Theater Recovery A Boost - And A Hug by Lee Seymour

New musicals featuring Pooh and the Muppets are in development, and their producer is bullish on the pandemic recovery.

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:00AM
Thursday, June 23, 2022

Working In This Cutting Edge Fifth Dimension Of Theater Jessica Hecht Discovered Unexpected Magic by Jeryl Brunner

This Breaking Bad actress stars with Mikhail Baryshnikov in 'the Orchard.' The play is an adaptation of The Cherry Orchard by Anton Chekhov.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:49PM
Wednesday, June 22, 2022

This Actress Fulfilled Her Dream To Bring Classical Free Theater To New Yorkers In A Historic Setting by Jeryl Brunner

For six seasons Shakespeare Downtown has produced free outdoor theater at Castle Clinton National Monument in Battery Park.

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:28PM
Sunday, June 19, 2022

This Broadway Vet Took Agency Over Her Career And Co-Created An Off-Broadway Show. (And She Gets To Play Céline Dion.) by Jeryl Brunner

How these friends turned their passion project into the new musical Titanique. The show marries Céline Dion's iconic songs with the film Titanic.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:00AM
Sunday, June 12, 2022

Updated Live: The 2022 Tony Awards Complete Winners List by Lee Seymour

Broadway's biggest night is back in the saddle - and hoping for big viewership.

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:26PM
Saturday, June 11, 2022

Breaking Records And Broadway Debuts: Meet Some Of The 2022 Tony Nominees by Jeryl Brunner

The 75th Tony Awards will be held on June 12. Some of the nominees reflected on their path to Broadway and what brought them to this moment in their lives.

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:46PM
Thursday, June 9, 2022

‘A Strange Loop’ Is The Odds-On Favorite To Win Big At The Tony Awards by Marc Hershberg

The smart money is on 'A Strange Loop' hitting the jackpot at the Tony Awards.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:31PM
Monday, May 30, 2022

These Women Harnessed Their Power And Created A New Musical With A Dream Team, Including Bestselling Author Jodi Picoult by Jeryl Brunner

Based on the novel by Jodi Picoult and Samantha van Leer, the new Off-Broadway musical, Between The Lines, opens next month.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:42PM
Sunday, May 22, 2022

How Pamela Anderson Is Finding Her Power by Jeryl Brunner

The actress is stretching her chops making her Broadway debut as Roxie Hart in the hit musical Chicago

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:32PM
Wednesday, May 18, 2022

Tony Awards Boost Some Broadway Musicals, While Covid Scuttles Others by Lee Seymour

'A Strange Loop' got a major boost, while 'Moulin Rouge!' lost $1 million.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:43PM
Sunday, May 15, 2022

New Filing Suggests A Shortcut To Becoming A Tony-Nominated Producer by Marc Hershberg

Last week, the producers of the Broadway musical Paradise Square filed paperwork with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission to increase its initial capitalization costs from $13.5 mill…

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:10PM
Wednesday, May 11, 2022

After 140 Years, The Actors Fund Changes Its Name And Expands Its Services by Lee Seymour

Having helped thousands survive the pandemic, it is now The Entertainment Community Fund.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:43PM
Tuesday, May 10, 2022

Tony Awards 2022: Surprises, Firsts, And (Hopefully) Lasts by Lee Seymour

The slate of Tony Award nominees reflect a Broadway in recovery - for better and worse.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:02AM
Monday, May 9, 2022

Artists Celebrate The Magic And Power Of Theater At The Lucille Lortel Awards by Jeryl Brunner

Returning to a live, in-person ceremony for the first time in three years, the Off-Broadway community came together for the 2022 Lucille Lortel Awards

SOURCE: Forbes at 06:20PM

Pulitzer Winner ‘A Strange Loop’ Leads Tony Nominations: The Complete 2022 List by Lee Seymour

'A Strange Loop' got 11 nods, including Best Musical, while 'The Lehman Trilogy' led the plays with 8.

SOURCE: Forbes at 09:52AM
Saturday, May 7, 2022

How Joaquina Kalukango Found Her Power On Broadway In ‘Paradise Square’ by Jeryl Brunner

This Tony-nominated powerhouse delivers a performance for the ages.

SOURCE: Forbes at 12:16PM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Catching Up With Visionary Theater Artist Shaina Taub by Jeryl Brunner

Endlessly creative, Shaina Taub has a highly anticipated new musical 'Suffs,' about the American women’s suffrage movement. She also just debuted the album, "Songs Of The Great Hill."

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:07PM

Broadway Attendance Plummets As Theaters Drop Vaccine Mandate by Lee Seymour

A brutal winter and chaotic spring have left Broadway oversaturated and under-supported.

SOURCE: Forbes at 03:01PM
Saturday, April 30, 2022

As ‘Annie’ Turns 45, Andrea McArdle, Broadway’s Original Annie, Reflects On The Iconic Show by Jeryl Brunner

Andrea McArdle celebrates 'Annie' with a new concert at Feinstein's/54 Below.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:38AM
Wednesday, April 27, 2022

New Book Reveals How Broadway Producers Greased The Way For ‘Grease’ To Become A Success by Marc Hershberg

In a forthcoming book, the original producer Ken Waissman reveals a ruse he came up with to save the show from shutting before ever making it to Broadway.

SOURCE: Forbes at 11:09PM

This Multi-hyphenate Actress/Writer Not Only Has A Writing Deal For DC, She Also Has A New Off-Broadway Play by Jeryl Brunner

Meet actress and writer Ana Nogueira. Her smart new play, Which Way To The Stage, just premiered at MCC Theater.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:43PM
Sunday, April 24, 2022

A New Podcast Series Explores How Over 100 Women Have Run For President Of The United States by Jeryl Brunner

With A Simple Herstory Jocelyn Kuritsky sheds light on a piece of history that many of us never knew.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:24PM
Tuesday, April 19, 2022

What Drove This Broadway Star During The Pandemic? by Jeryl Brunner

When the pandemic shut down Broadway and her show, Come From Away, Sharon Wheatley found salvation barreling across the United States with her family in a 30-foot RV. She chronicles her adve…

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:49AM
Sunday, April 17, 2022

These Visionary Creatives Brought ‘The Little Prince’ To Broadway by Jeryl Brunner

Anne Tournié and Chris Mouron share how their beloved childhood book became the inspiration of their latest collaboration.

SOURCE: Forbes at 08:40PM
Friday, April 8, 2022

As Stars Catch Covid, Broadway Braces For A Chaotic Month by Lee Seymour

Daniel Craig and Matthew Broderick test positive, as nearly twenty new shows hope to open this month.

SOURCE: Forbes at 07:00AM
Thursday, March 31, 2022

This Top Documentary Theater Artist Uses The Power Of Storytelling To Amplify Voices Often Not Heard by Jeryl Brunner

In the play Coal Country Jessica Blank and her collaborators share first person retellings of those who lost loved ones in the deadly Upper Big Branch mine disaster in West Virginia.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:03AM
Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Taking The Reins With ‘What The Constitution Means To Me’ Transformed This Actress In Ways She Could Never Imagine by Jeryl Brunner

Actress Cassie Beck takes on an epic role in 'What the Constitution Means to Me' now on tour.

SOURCE: Forbes at 04:40PM
Monday, March 28, 2022

Federal Government’s Crackdown On Broadway Ticket Service Fees Not All It’s Cracked Up To Be by Marc Hershberg

The road to removing services fees on Broadway tickets is not as straightforward as might seem.

SOURCE: Forbes at 02:00PM
Wednesday, March 23, 2022

Hugh Jackman Is Worth Millions To Broadway As Industry Recovers by Lee Seymour

'The Music Man' reigned supreme on the Great White Way, but there's plenty of other good news to go around.

SOURCE: Forbes at 10:30AM
Friday, March 18, 2022

Betty Buckley Celebrates Stephen Sondheim With Her New Album And Found Healing Along The Way by Jeryl Brunner

The Tony-winning star just debuted an epic compilation album "Betty Buckley Sings Stephen Sondheim"

SOURCE: Forbes at 01:07PM