Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Mark Medoff, Tony-Winning Playwright of Children of a Lesser God, Dies at 79 by Andy Lefkowitz

Mark Medoff, the celebrated scribe whose breakthrough work Children of a Lesser God led to acclaim in New York, London and Hollywood, passed away on April 23 in Las Cruces, New Mexico fo…

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Thursday, April 18, 2019

The One Sure Thing We Learned From the Drama League Noms by Mo Brady

by Mo Brady It’s happening, friends. Welcome to Awards Season. With yesterday’s announcement of the Drama League nominations, we have started the eight-week sprint of nominations and cer…

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Monday, April 15, 2019

Conference Call: Amanda McBroom & John Bucchino: "Sweet Dreams and Roses" Concert by Adam Rothenberg

What an honor it is to interview singer/songwriters Amanda McBroom & John Bucchino. Amanda’s most famous hit song is the international classic “The Rose,” which has been recorded o…

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Wednesday, April 10, 2019

Already missing Fleabag? Read the Phoebe Waller-Bridge columns for The Stage by Phoebe Waller-Bridge

For just over a year Fleabag creator Phoebe Waller-Bridge was a regular columnist for The Stage in between the show winning awards

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Monday, April 8, 2019

Odds & Ends: Michael Urie to Return as Drama Desk Awards Host & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today and this weekend. Michael Urie to Return as Drama Desk Awards Host Michael Urie, recent star of Torch Song, will head home this …

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Drama Desk Awards by Barry Gordin

Drama Desk winner Michael Urie will host the 64th Annual Drama Desk Awards April 8, 2019: The 64th Annual Drama Desk Award will be presented Sunday, June 2 at The Town Hall in New York C…

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Michael Urie Will Host the Drama Desk Awards; Tickets On Sale Tomorrow! by BroadwayWorld

The Drama Desk has announced that Drama Desk Award-winning actor Michael Urie Torch Song, Buyer and Cellar, 'Ugly Betty' will host The 64th Annual Drama Desk Awards, Sunday, June 2 at 8PM at…

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Michael Urie Will Return to Host 2019 Drama Desk Awards by Andrew Gans

Nominations will be announced April 25.

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Michael Urie returns as host of the Drama Desk Awards by Caitlin Huston

Michael Urie will host the Drama Desk Awards for the fourth consecutive year. The Drama Desk Awards, which recognize Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway shows and performers, will ta…

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Friday, March 8, 2019

My Fair Lady by Barry Gordin

5 Reasons Why My Fair Lady is Worth a Second Visit By: Iris Wiener March 8, 2019: How can you improve upon a stellar musical that was nominated for ten Tony awards (of which it won on…

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Wednesday, March 6, 2019

The Broadway Ladies: Ms. March 2019: Jennifer Simard by JK

She is comedy gold in everything she does. And she's spread laughter on stages across the country on national tour, off-Broadway and on. She's played a spelling bee hostess, a fairy tale wit…

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Monday, January 28, 2019

Drama Desk News by Barry Gordin

64th Annual DD Awards Show will be presented by Broadway Brands January 28, 2019:  Broadway Brands, publisher of Broadway News and Broadway Briefing, and the Drama Desk jointly announ…

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64th Annual Drama Desk Awards Will be Presented by Broadway Brands by Sandi Durell

  One of the great, long standing traditions in the theater community the Drama Desk Awards will be presented by Broadway Brands, publisher of Broadway News and Broadway Briefing, and …

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Drama Desk Awards set ceremony, nominations dates by Caitlin Huston

The 64th annual Drama Desk Awards will take place on June 2, 2019 at The Town Hall. The awards, which are given to actors and shows on Broadway, off-Broadway and off-off-Broadway, have set a…

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2019 Drama Desk Awards Scheduled For June 2 by Dan Meyer

The annual ceremony, which celebrates the best of theatre in New York, will be held at The Town Hall.

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Broadway Brands Publisher Signs On As Drama Desk Awards Exec Producer by Greg Evans

EXCLUSIVE: Broadway Brands, publisher of website Broadway News and newsletter Broadway Briefing, has signed on to present this year’s Drama Desk Awards. The 64th annual event will ta…

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Friday, December 21, 2018

Brit Daniel Radcliffe is shining on Broadway: Report by Blouinartinfo

According to a recent article by Theatre writer Tom Milward for London Theatre, people are getting to see a new dimension of Radcliffe's talent. Milward observes that though the charact…

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Friday, December 14, 2018

BWW Review: MURDER FOR TWO, The Other Palace by Cindy Marcolina

After starting out Off-Broadway in 2011 and collecting nominations from the Drama League, Outer Critics Circle, and Drama Desk Awards, Kellen Blair and Joe Kinosian's Murder for Two landed i…

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Wednesday, December 5, 2018

“Miss Saigon” at The JFK Center for the Performing Arts, Washington by Blouin Artinfo

A tragedy of passion and beauty, ”Miss Saigon,” will be on stage in a new production at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts from December 12,2018 through January 13, 2019.…

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Thursday, November 8, 2018

Bird College Announces Gavin Lee as Patron by Blouin Artinfo

Bird College – Conservatoire for Dance, Music and Theatre Performance, recently announced the appointment of Gavin Lee as patron through an official release. Lee will be an advocate for Bi…

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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

“The story of my life” at Göteborgs Operan, Sweden by Blouin Artinfo

“The story of my life” will be on stage from October 26, through January 27, 2019, at Goteborgs Operan, Sweden.The play is a gripping tribute to friendship that shapes our lives. “Nomi…

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Friday, October 12, 2018

Carol Hall, Composer-Lyricist of The Best Little Whorehouse in Texas, Dies at 82 by Andrew Gans

Ms. Hall received two 1978 Drama Desk Awards for her work on the hit Broadway musical.

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Christine Baranski, Chita Rivera, and More to Celebrate the Life of Terrence McNally by BroadwayWorld

Playwright Terrence McNally's award-winning Broadway resume includes such shows asRagtime,Kiss of the SpiderwomanandMaster Class-to name a few-as well as four Tony and three Drama Desk Award…

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Mary Beth Peil Will Play Final Performance in ANASTASIA On September 23 by BroadwayWorld

Mary Beth Peil will play her final performance as the Dowager Empress in the hit Broadway musical ANASTASIA on September 23, 2018. Peil is an original member of the Broadway company and was…

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Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Cirque du Soleil’s Touring Show “Bazzar” to Foray in India by Blouin Artinfo

In its constant endeavor to discover new markets, Cirque du Soleil is set to bring a show to India for the first time in its 34-year history. The company announced from its sprawling headqua…

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

The Other Josh Cohen, Directed by Hunter Foster, to Return Off-Broadway by Olivia Clement

Previously nominated for six Drama Desk Awards, the musical comedy will be remounted at the Westside Theatre.

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Friday, July 27, 2018

Totem by Cirque du Soleil at Royal Albert Hall, London by Blouin Artinfo

Totem is the new touring show by Cirque du Soleil, the company known for their on stage powerhouse performances. The show premiered in Montreal in 2010. It was written and directed by Robert…

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Friday, July 20, 2018

If You're Feeling Desperate, Be Kind by Lauren Yarger

By Lauren YargerComposer David Friedman is part of the Desperate Measures team making people laugh at Shakespeare over at New World Stages. Winner of the Outer Critics Circle Awards for Outs…

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Thursday, June 21, 2018

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Now Available For Licensing Through MTI by BroadwayWorld

Global theatrical licensor Music Theatre International MTI has announced that Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide To Love and Murder is now available for licensing. The musi…

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Saturday, June 16, 2018

Photos from the 2018 Drama Desk Awards by Rose Billings

The 2018 Drama Desk Awards honored the best in New York theater from the past year. Check out our photos of winners and nominees from the event below. Photo credit: Rose Billings The post Ph…

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Photos: Desperate Measures Opening Night by Jk Clarke

  Wednesday, June 13 saw the opening night of the madcap musical comedy, Desperate Measures for an open at New World Stages after an Outer Critics and Drama Desk Awards winning run at …

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