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
BELASCO THEATRE BOX OFFICE OPENS WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19
FOR TICKETS TO
NEIL PATRICK HARRIS
HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
BY JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL & STEPHEN TRASK
DIRECTED BY MICHAEL MAYER
“GROUNDBREAKING AND UNDOUBTEDLY AHEAD OF ITS TIME.”
- Entertainment Weekly (January 2014)
PREVIEWS BEGIN MARCH 29 FOR AN APRIL 22 OPENING AT THE BELASCO THEATRE
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, February 19 at 10 AM at the Belasco Theatre Box Office (111 West 44th Street) for Neil Patrick Harris’ return to Broadway in HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, the musical with book by John Cameron Mitchell and music and lyrics by Stephen Trask, directed by Michael Mayer. Tickets can also be purchased by calling 212-239-6200 or visit Telecharge.com.
INITIAL CASTING ANNOUNCED
Disney and Sonia Friedman Productions present
SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE
Based on the screenplay by Marc Norman and Tom Stoppard
Adapted for the stage by Lee Hall
Director Declan Donnellan Designer Nick Ormerod
Disney and Sonia Friedman Productionsare delighted to announce initial casting for star-crossed lovers Will Shakespeare and Viola De Lesseps in the forthcoming stage production of Shakespeare in Love.
ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY
Announces the Full Company
Two-time Tony® Award winner
COLIN DONNELL ALEXANDER GEMIGNANI JOSHUA HENRY
Based on the New York City Center Encores! Off-Center concert production
Music by Book & Lyrics by
JEANINE TESORI BRIAN CRAWLEY
BEN DAVIS, ANNIE GOLDEN, EMERSON STEELE
AUSTIN LESCH, ANASTACIA McCLESKEY, CHARLIE POLLOCK,
JACOB KEITH WATSON, REMA WEBB, VIRGINIA ANN WOODRUFF
Previews begin March 28, 2014; Opening night is April 20, 2014
On Broadway at American Airlines Theatre
Limited Engagement through August 10, 2014
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is thrilled to announce the full cast of VIOLET. The musical will star two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster (Violet), Colin Donnell (Monty), Alexander Gemignani (Father) and Tony Award nominee Joshua Henry (Flick), and will feature Ben Davis (Preacher), Annie Golden (Hotel Singer/Old Lady), Emerson Steele (Young Violet) and Austin Lesch, Anastasia McCleskey, Charlie Pollock, Jacob Keith Watson, Rema Webb and Virginia Ann Woodruff.
ALL THE WAY
BY ROBERT SCHENKKAN
STARRING BRYAN CRANSTON
DIRECTED BY BILL RAUCH
ANNOUNCES STUDENT RUSH POLICY
The producers of All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle), are pleased to announce a student rush policy. A limited number of student rush tickets, which are subject to availability, can be purchased with a valid student ID at the box office of the Neil Simon Theatre when the box office opens for the day of the performance on a first come first served basis. The box office of the Neil Simon Theatre opens at 10am Monday through Saturday, and at noon on Sunday. Student rush tickets are $37 each and limited to one (1) ticket per customer.
PRESENTS THE ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING OF
A G E N T L E M A N ' S G U I D E T O L O V E A N D M U R D E R
BOOK AND LYRICS BY ROBERT L. FREEDMAN
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY STEVEN LUTVAK
DIGITAL ALBUM AVAILABLE TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 25
CD IN STORES TUESDAY, APRIL 1
AVAILABLE FOR PRE-SALE NOW!
Pre-Order Now: Amazon
New York, NY (2/7/14) – Ghostlight Records has announced the release of the original cast recording of the acclaimed new musical A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, currently running at the Walter Kerr Theatre. The album – produced by Joel Moss and Kurt Deutsch, with Joey Parnes serving as Executive Producer – will be released by digital outlets on Tuesday, February 25 with the disc available in stores and online Tuesday, April 1. The physical CD features a 40-page booklet with complete lyrics, color photos, a synopsis by librettist Robert L. Freedman and an essay by renowned theater writer and critic David Cote. To pre-order the album, please visit Amazon.
THE NATIONAL THEATRE’S
ORIGINAL STAGE PRODUCTION OF
TO BE BROADCAST IN NEW YORK CITY AT
THE LEGENDARY ZIEGFELD THEATRE
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014 AT 7PM
Fathom Events, National Theatre Live and BY Experience
Present Landmark Production Based on Michael Morpurgo’s Beloved Novel Featuring the Acclaimed Handspring Puppet Company in
Select Movie Theaters
LIVE BROADCAST INTERNATIONALLY
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014
Fathom Events, National Theatre Live (NT Live) and BY Experience have come together again to broadcast the National Theatre's original stage production of “War Horse,” pre-recorded live from London’s West End, for only one night in cinemas across the country on Thursday, February 27. For the first time ever, a broadcast from National Theatre Live will be shown at New York City’s legendary Ziegfeld Theatre (141 West 54th Street) on February 27th at 7:00 p.m. The broadcast can also be seen in New York at Cinema 123 (1001 3rd Avenue) with encore dates/times to follow.
TONY AWARD WINNER HUGH JACKMAN RETURNS
TO HOST THE 68TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS®
Tony Awards to Broadcast Live from Radio City Music Hall
in New York City on Sunday, June 8th
New York, New York (February 11, 2014) – Tony Award winner, Academy Award® nominated and Golden Globe-winning actor Hugh Jackman returns to host THE 68TH ANNUAL TONY AWARDS live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City, Sunday, June 8 (8:00-11:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT) on the CBS Television Network. This will be Jackman’s fourth time hosting the Tony Awards. He previously hosted the 57th, 58th, and 59th Annual Tony Awards. Jackman received an Emmy Award for hosting the 58th Annual Tony Awards in the category of Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program.
BROADWAY TO DIM ITS LIGHTS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT, FEBRUARY 5TH
AT 7:45 PM
IN MEMORY OF CELEBRATED
STAGE AND SCREEN ACTOR AND THEATRE DIRECTOR
PHILIP SEYMOUR HOFFMAN
New York, NY (February 3, 2014) -- The Broadway community mourns the loss of celebrated stage, screen and television actor and theatre director Philip Seymour Hoffman, who passed away on Sunday at age 46. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Wednesday night, February 5th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute.
WHOA. THIS IS HEAVY.
ROBERT ZEMECKIS AND BOB GALE
ANNOUNCE DEVELOPMENT OF STAGE MUSICAL OF THEIR ICONIC FILM
B A C K T O T H E F U T U R E
TO OPEN IN LONDON’S WEST END DURING
THE 30TH ANNIVERSARY YEAR OF THE FILM
JAMIE LLOYD TO DIRECT
London - Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale are working with Universal Stage Productions (Wicked and Billy Elliot), London-based producer Colin Ingram (Ghost – The Musical) and Steven Spielberg’s Amblin Entertainment to develop a stage musical version of their iconic film Back to the Future. It will be produced with Donovan Mannato and CJ E&M. The new musical will have a book by Robert Zemeckis, Bob Gale and Jamie Lloyd, and new music and lyrics by Alan Silvestri and Glen Ballard, with additional music from the film by Huey Lewis & The News, Chuck Berry, Pat Ballard and Curtis Williams, including ‘The Power of Love’ and ‘Johnny B. Goode’. The production will be directed by Jamie Lloyd, with set and costume design by Soutra Gilmour, illusions by Paul Kieve, lighting design by Jon Clark, and musical supervision by Alan Williams. Andrew Willis will be skateboard consultant.
EUGENE O'NEILL THEATER CENTER ANNOUNCES CHRIS JONES
TO LEAD NATIONAL CRITICS INSTITUTE
Longtime Chicago Area Theater Critic & Columnist
Appointed Director of Summer Program
WATERFORD, CT (January 30, 2014) – The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center announces the appointment of Chris Jones, chief theater critic and a columnist for the Chicago Tribune, as Director of the O’Neill’s National Critics Institute (NCI), effective immediately.