Andrew C. McGibbon
H A R V E Y F I E R S T E I N
THE BROOKLYN DINER TIMES SQUARE’S
15-BITE BROOKLYN DINER “ALL BEEF” HOT DOG
RENAMED FOR TONY® NOMINATED KINKY BOOTS SCRIBE
ON THE 30th ANNIVERSARY OF HIS FIRST TONY® AWARDS
IN SPECIAL CEREMONY
New York, NY (5/23/2013) – In a special ceremony at Brooklyn Diner yesterday, the famed Times Square eatery dedicated its giant 15-Bite “All Beef” Hot Dog to Harvey Fierstein, the Brooklyn-born Tony® Nominated book writer of the smash hit Broadway musical Kinky Boots. The occasion marked the 30th Anniversary of his first Tony® Award nominations and wins for his play Torch Song Trilogy, and also celebrated the thirteen 2013 Tony® Award Nominations that Kinky Boots has garnered.
OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE ANNOUNCES
AWARD WINNERS FOR 2013
VANYA AND SONIA… IS BEST NEW PLAY;
NATASHA, PIERRE… IS BEST NEW MUSICAL;
BUNNICULA IS BEST FAMILY SHOW
The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing professionals, today announced the winners of the 3rd Annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards, honoring commercial and not-for-profit Off Broadway productions that opened during the 2012-2013 season.
Murder Ballad, recently transferred from Manhattan Theatre Club to the Union Square Theatre, is about a tortured love triangle. It’s also about a tortured afternoon at the theatre. The cast was certainly up to the task but the material wasn’t up to the cast.
INTERNATIONALLY ACCLAIMED ENTERTAINMENT PHENOMENON
L U I S B R A V O ’ S F O R E V E R T A N G O
RETURNS TO HEAT UP BROADWAY FOR TEN WEEKS ONLY THIS SUMMER
AT THE WALTER KERR THEATRE
TUESDAY, JULY 9 – SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2013
FEATURING FIVE-TIME GRAMMY AWARD WINNER
GILBERTO SANTA ROSA
AS THE FIRST SPECIAL GUEST STAR THROUGH SUNDAY, JULY 28, 2013
NEW YORK, NY (Tuesday, May 21, 2013) - Luis Bravo’s internationally acclaimed entertainment phenomenon Forever Tango, will return to the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W 48th Street), its original Broadway home, for ten weeks only with performances beginning Tuesday, July 9, 2013 through Sunday, September 15, 2013 and an official opening set for Sunday, July 14, 2013. Five-time Grammy Award-winner Gilberto Santa Rosa will star as the first special guest star for the first three weeks of the engagement. Future vocalist casting will be announced at a later date. Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Tuesday, May 28, 2013.
AMBASSADOR THEATRE GROUP
ACQUIRES THE BIGGEST THEATER ON BROADWAY
Ambassador Theatre Group (ATG), the UK’s largest theatre owner/operator and a multi award winning theater production group, has through its subsidiary, Lyric Theatre LLC, acquired The Foxwoods Theatre from Live Nation Entertainment.
RETURN ENGAGEMENT BY POPULAR DEMAND!
14 PERFORMANCES ONLY!
THE YORK THEATRE COMPANY
I’M A S T R A N G E R H E R E M Y S E L F
A NEW MUSICAL
WRITTEN AND PERFORMED BY MARK NADLER
DIRECTED BY DAVID SCHWEIZER
FEATURING FRANCA VERCELLONI AND JESSICA TYLER WRIGHT
PERFORMANCES RESUME MAY 28 THROUGH JUNE 9TH
AT YORK THEATRE COMPANY AT SAINT PETER’S
TICKETS ON SALE NOW
New York, NY (May 20, 2013) – By popular demand, York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director) has announced the return engagement of the new musical I’m a Stranger Here Myself, written and performed by Mark Nadler, with Franca Vercellonion accordion, Jessica Tyler Wright on vioinand directed by David Schweizer.
2013 DRAMA DESK AWARDS WINNERS ANNOUNCED
(Sunday, May 19, 2013) – Winners for the 58th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this evening at The Town Hall.
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS PRESENTS
NEW BROADWAY CAST RECORDING
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
BOOK BY ROGER O. HIRSON
NOMINATED FOR TEN 2013 TONY AWARDS
DIGITAL RELEASE ON JUNE 4 – DISC IN STORES JULY 9
THE ALBUM FEATURES A 700 MEMBER CHORUS
AND FOUR SPECIAL SINGALONG BONUS TRACKS
New York, NY (5/17/13) – Ghostlight Records will present the New Broadway Cast Recording for Roger O. Hirson and Stephen Schwartz’s beloved coming-of-age musical comedy PIPPIN with a digital release on June 4 and the CD in stores on July 9. The acclaimed revival has been hailed as “astonishing” by The New York Times, “amazing and eye-popping” by Entertainment Weekly and “the season’s best musical, jazz hands down” by USA Today. The show, which was nominated for 10 Tony Awards including “Best Musical Revival,” is now playing at the Music Box Theatre (239 West 45th Street). The album is co-produced by composer Stephen Schwartz and Kurt Deutsch with Howard and Janet Kagan serving as executive producers. For updates on the album, please visit www.sh-k-boom.com/pippin.html.
THE DRAMA LEAGUE
ANNOUNCES WINNERS OF
79th ANNUAL AWARDS
NAMED DISTINGUISHED MUSICAL
“VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE”
NAMED DISTINGUISHED PLAY
NAMED DISTINGUISHED REVIVAL OF A MUSICAL
“WHO’S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF”
NAMED DISTINGUISHED REVIVAL OF A PLAY
RECEIVES DISTINGUISHED PERFORMANCE AWARD
STAR STUDDED CEREMONY HELD MAY 17TH
AT THE MARRIOTT MARQUIS TIMES SQUARE
New York, NY (May 17, 2013) – The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks) announced today the winners for the 79th Annual Drama League Awards: Distinguished Production of a Musical, Kinky Boots; presented by Diane Paulus; Distinguished Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, presented by Pam MacKinnon; Distinguished Revival of a Musical, Pippin, presented by Alex Timbers; Distinguished Revival of a Play, Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf, presented by Rachel Chavkin; Distinguished Performance, Nathan Lane, presented by Debra Messing at a star-studded luncheon ceremony hosted by Ms. Messing and David Hyde Pierce at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).