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Andrew C. McGibbon

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.

Mr. McGibbon is a member of the American Theatre Critics Association, the Independent Theatre Bloggers Association, AEA and AFTRA.

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

 

THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
FINAL PERFORMANCE MAY 18, 2014;
TOUR WILL HIT THE ROAD IN 2015

Get The Bridges of Madison County Tickets

The Bridges of Madison County, the new Broadway musical by Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize-winning team Jason Robert Brown and Marsha Norman, starring five-time Tony Award-nominee Kelli O’Hara, and star of screen & stage and 2014 Drama Desk nominee Steven Pasquale, will play its final performance on Sunday, May 18, 2014, having played 137 performances.

2014 TONY AWARD® NOMINATIONS

New York, NY (April 29, 2014) – Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing’s 68th Annual Antoinette Perry “Tony” Awards® were announced today by actress of stage and screen Lucy Liu and Tony-nominee Jonathan Groff, at the Tony Award Nominations ceremony sponsored by IBM.  The nominees were selected by an independent committee of 33 theatre professionals appointed by the Tony Awards Administration Committee.  The 2014 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.  (The list of nominations follows.)

JAMES EARL JONES

TO STAR IN REVIVAL OF

YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU

BY GEORGE S. KAUFMAN AND MOSS HART

DIRECTED BY SCOTT ELLIS

Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman are currently represented in real life at Lincoln Center in Act One, but next year their most popular and acclaimed work You Can’t Take It with You, will return to Broadway for the first time in more than 30 years.  The production will star Tony Award and Outer Critics Circle Winner James Earl Jones (Gore Vidal’s The Best Man, Fences, The Great White Hope,) and will be directed by six-time Tony Award-nominee and Drama Desk Award winner Scott Ellis (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Twelve Angry Men, 1776). The production will begin previews in August of 2014 for an opening on September 28, 2014 at a Shubert Theatre to be announced.

 

2014 Drama Desk Awards

 


2014 DRAMA DESK AWARDS

NOMINATIONS ANNOUNCED

Awards will be presented Sunday, June 1st at The Town Hall

www.DramaDeskAwards.com 

(Friday, April 25, 2014) - Nominations for the 2014 Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced this morning at 54 Below by Academy Award winners Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez and two-time Emmy and Golden Globe Nominee Fran Drescher.

Leading the pack are:

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder - 12 nominations
The Bridges of Madison County - 9 nominations
Fun Home with 8, Aladdin with 7,
Rocky - 7 nominations
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical - 6 nominations
Bullets Over Broadway - 6 nominations,
All the Way - 5

 

 

tony awards

TONY AWARDS ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETS
FOR FOURTH & FINAL TIME DURING THE 2013-2014 SEASON
TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY

New York, New York (April 25, 2014) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the fourth and final time this season to determine the eligibility of eighteen Broadway productions for the 2014 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.   The Tony Awards Administration Committee has met a total of four times throughout the 2013-2014 season to decide the eligibility for the 68th Annual Tony Awards. 

 

 

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28TH ANNUAL 

EASTER BONNET COMPETITION

RAISES A RECORD
$4,532,129

TO BENEFIT BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS

Watch the Video Below

The generosity of theatre fans during six weeks of fundraising by 57 Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies helped push the 28th Annual Easter Bonnet Competition to another record high, raising $4,532,129 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

 

MCC THEATER

ANNOUNCES COMPLETE

2014-2015 SEASON

THRILLING NEW WORKS BY
NEIL LABUTE, ROBERT ASKINS,

SIMON STEPHENS & JENNIFER HALEY

New York, NY – MCC THEATER (Robert LuPone, Bernard Telsey, William Cantler, Artistic Directors; Blake West, Executive Director) is pleased to announce its four-show 2014-15 Main Stage Season, which runs Fall 2014 through Summer 2015.  All productions will be staged at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street).  This announcement comes on the heels of one of MCC’s most acclaimed seasons yet, which began in Fall 2013 with the New York premiere of John Pollono’s Small Engine Repair and continued with the Off-Broadway premiere of Robert Askins’ Hand to God.  The final production of MCC’s 2013-14 Season, Penelope Skinner’s The Village Bike starring Greta Gerwig and directed by Sam Gold, has its North American debut beginning May 22, 2014.  For more information on MCC Theater, please visit www.mcctheater.org.

Monday, 21 April 2014 21:50

Public Theater Announces 2014-15 Season

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THE PUBLIC THEATER
ANNOUNCES
2014-15 SEASON

THE WINTER’S TALE

FREE PUBLIC WORKS SHAKESPEARE PRODUCTION AT THE DELACORTE
MUSIC AND LYRICS BY TODD ALMOND
CONCEIVED AND DIRECTED BY LEAR DEBESSONET

THE FORTRESS OF SOLITUDE
WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL BY ITAMAR MOSES, MICHAEL FRIEDMAN
CONCEIVED AND DIRECTED BY DANIEL AUKIN

 FATHER COMES HOME FROM THE WARS (PARTS 1, 2 & 3)
WORLD PREMIERE BY PUBLIC THEATER MASTER WRITER CHAIR
SUZAN-LORI PARKS
DIRECTED BY JO BONNEY

STRAIGHT WHITE MEN
NEW YORK PREMIERE WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY YOUNG JEAN LEE

HAMILTON
WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL BY LIN-MANUEL MIRANDA
DIRECTED BY THOMAS KAIL

THE TOTAL BENT
WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL BY STEW AND HEIDI RODEWALD
DIRECTED BY JOANNA SETTLE

UNDER THE RADAR FESTIVAL 11th EDITION

TOAST
WORLD PREMIERE BY LEMON ANDERSEN DIRECTED BY ELISE THORON

BRIDGET EVERETT’S ROCK BOTTOM AT JOE’S PUB
WORLD PREMIERE BY BRIDGET EVERETT, MARC SHAIMAN, SCOTT WITTMAN,
ADAM “AD-ROCK” HOROVITZ & MATT RAY  DIRECTED BY SCOTT WITTMAN

HERE LIES LOVE

CONTINUES RETURN ENGAGEMENT IN LUESTHER HALL

MOBILE SHAKESPEARE UNIT TOURS ALL FIVE BOROUGHS

April 21, 2014 – Public Theater Artistic Director Oskar Eustis and Executive Director Patrick Willingham announced the line-up today for The Public’s 2014-15 season, continuing the theater’s nearly six-decade tradition of producing theater that is accessible to all. The Public stages Shakespeare and the classics, musicals, contemporary and experimental works in equal measure while engaging a wide range of audiences and artists at its six downtown theaters at Astor Place, including Joe’s Pub, as well as the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Beginning in September, The Public’s 59th season will include three world premiere musicals, a free Public Works musical adaptation of Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale at the Delacorte, new plays by Suzan-Lori Parks, Young Jean Lee, and Lemon Andersen, the 11th edition of the acclaimed Under the Radar Festival, the continuation of the Mobile Shakespeare Unit, an exciting Public Forum line-up, New Work Now!, the Emerging Writers Group Spotlight Series, and Public Studio, a new performance series dedicated exclusively to developing the work of emerging writers. The Public Theater’s acclaimed production of Here Lies Love will also continue its commercial Off-Broadway run in the LuEsther Hall where it was conceived.

REHEARSALS BEGAN TODAY

for 

Saul Williams
Christopher Jackson   Saycon Sengbloh   Ben Thompson
John Earl Jelks   Joshua Boone   Dyllon Burnside

and

Tonya Pinkins

in

HOLLER IF YA
HEAR ME

A new musical inspired by the work of Tupac Shakur

Written by Todd Kreidler
Directed by Kenny Leon

Opens June 19, 2014

Palace Theatre on Broadway

Get Holler If Ya Hear Me Tickets

Rehearsals for HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, the new Broadway musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur begin today, Monday, April 21.  Written by Todd Kreidler and directed by Kenny Leon, HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME will begin performances on May 29, 2014and open June 19, 2014 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street).

Tuesday, 15 April 2014 22:21

SOUL TRAIN is Headed to Broadway

Soul Train

IS HEADED TO BROADWAY!

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Tony Award Nominated Producer Matthew Weaver
Acquires First-Class Stage Rights to
Groundbreaking Musical Variety Television Show

(New York, NY – April 15, 2014) Tony Award Nominated Producer Matthew Weaver (Rock of Ages) of MediaWeaver Entertainment - a movie, TV and stage production company – has acquired the theatrical stage rights to the beloved, trailblazing musical variety television series Soul TrainCreated in 1970 by visionary Don Cornelius, Soul Train famously introduced the world to generations of new music and a whole new series of dance moves and styles on a weekly basis.  Weaver acquired the rights from Soul Train Holdings, LLC.  Weaver is now in talks with theater and film notables to come on board as the creative team for the Broadway production.