Andrew C. McGibbon
Andrew C. McGibbon has spent the past thirty years working in live theatre as a stage manager, general manager, producer and leader in the convergence of Broadway and online.
Mr. McGibbon worked as a stage manager and general manager for ten years. In 1994 he created a website devoted to live theatre, BroadwayWorld-Wide.com. The site was subsequently bought by, and became Playbill.com. He continued to manage the site for Playbill for four years. In 2000 he became the website manager for TonyAwards.com. With the 2008-09 season he finished his ninth year on the show. He has also worked as a webmaster for the Broadway League and Jazz at Lincoln Center. He is presently the Director of Digital Media for the New Jersey Performing Arts Center.
In addition to his work in the theatrical industry, Mr. McGibbon is also a partner in Simple Solutions Distributing, a manufacturer of filtration equipment for the waste-water industry.
Photo: Elizabeth Leitzell
VINEYARD THEATRE ANNOUNCES COMPLETE 2014-15 SEASON:
BILLY AND RAY
by Mike Bencivenga
Directed by Garry Marshall
Joins previously announced world-premiere works
BROOKLYITE by Michael Mayer and Peter Lerman
GLORIA by Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
Legendary director/writer/producer Garry Marshall will direct the Vineyard Theatre's New York debut of Mike Bencivenga's comedy BILLY & RAY this fall, with performances set to begin October 2 and an opening night scheduled forOctober 20 at The Vineyard, it has been announced by Douglas Aibel, Artistic Director, and Sarah Stern, Co-Artistic Director.
THE MUSICAL COMEDY BEAUTY CONTEST
EXTENDS THROUGH SEPTEMBER 21
AT THE DAVENPORT THEATRE
Producers are pleased to announce that the limited engagement of PAGEANT, which was originally scheduled through September 1, has extended and is now on sale through Sunday, September 21, 2014, at The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street). Tickets can be purchased at Telecharge.com, by calling (212) 239-6200, or at the box office of The Davenport Theatre (354 West 45th Street). The show playsSaturdays at 8:00 pm, Sundays at 7:30 pm and Mondays at 7 pm.
I have never written an in-memoriam for TheAndyGram, but the passing of a theatrical icon the likes of Elaine Stritch, did not allow me to not take notice.
ROCKY TO PLAY FINAL PERFORMANCE SUNDAY, AUGUST 17, 2014 AT BROADWAY'S WINTER GARDEN THEATRE
Rocky will play its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre on Sunday, August 17 th, having played 28 previews and 188 regular performances. Tickets for the final five weeks of performances can be purchased at the Winter Garden box office (1634 Broadway), by visiting Telecharge.com or by calling 212-239-6200. Stage Entertainment is currently exploring future productions across the U.S. as well as internationally.
BROADWAY THEATRE AND DATES ANNOUNCED FOR
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
PREVIEWS BEGIN FRIDAY, MARCH 13, 2015
OPENS SUNDAY, APRIL 12, 2015
AT THE PALACE THEATRE
Music and Lyrics by GEORGE GERSHWIN AND IRA GERSHWIN
Book by CRAIG LUCAS
Directed and Choreographed by CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON
Producers of the upcoming world premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS are pleased to announce dates and the theatre for the Broadway run of the production. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS’s home will be the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street) with previews beginning Friday, March 13, 2015 for a Sunday, April 12, 2015 opening night. AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will open on Broadway following its world premiere at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. Previews begin in Paris on Saturday, November 22, 2014 for a Wednesday, December 10, 2014 opening night.
COMPLETE CASTING ANNOUNCED
WORLD PREMIERE PRE-BROADWAY ENGAGEMENT OF
BEGINNING OCTOBER 9
AT THE BANK OF AMERICA THEATRE IN CHICAGO
CHICAGO (July 16, 2014) – Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce complete ensemble casting for the world premiere of AMAZING GRACE, the new musical with music and lyrics by Christopher Smithand a book by Christopher Smith and Arthur Giron, directed by Gabriel Barre (Andrew Lippas’ The Wild Party) and choreographed by Tony Award® winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies).
BROADWAY TO DIM ITS LIGHTS
TOMORROW NIGHT, FRIDAY JULY 18TH
at 7:45 PM
IN MEMORY OF
New York, NY (July 17, 2014) -- The Broadway community mourns the loss of actress and singer Elaine Stritch, who passed away today at age 89. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in her memory tomorrow night, Friday, July 18th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute.
ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY
EWAN McGREGOR MAGGIE GYLLENHAAL
THE REAL THING
By TOM STOPPARD
Directed by SAM GOLD
Previews begin October 2, 2014
Official opening October 30, 2014
Limited engagement on Broadway at the American Airlines Theatre
“Mr. Stoppard's most moving play, but also the most bracing play that anyone has written about love and marriage in years.” – Frank Rich, New York Times
FOUR-TIME TONY AWARD-WINNING BROADWAY REVIVAL OF
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
RECOUPS BROADWAY CAPITALIZATION
Producer David Binder is pleased to announce that the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, which last month received four Tony Awards including Best Revival of a Musical, has recouped its initial capitalization investment as of the week ending Sunday, July 13.
HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME
TO CLOSE ON SUNDAY, JULY 20
Broadway's HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the new musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, will close on Sunday, July 20 at the Palace Theatre. As of that date, the musical will have played 38 regular performances and 17 preview performances. HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME began previews June 2 and opened June 19.