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
THE DRAMA LEAGUE
ANNOUNCES THE CHOSEN RECIPIENTS OF
THE 2014 ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAM
TEN NEW PLAYS AND MUSICALS IN DEVELOPMENT
AT DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER IN TRIBECA
PUBLIC EVENTS AND WORKS IN PROGRESS
HELD THROUGHOUT MARCH-JULY 2014
New York, NY (February 19, 2014) – – The Drama League (Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director; Roger T. Danforth, Artistic Director) has announced the ten artists and theater ensembles chosen to develop new plays and musicals as part of the 2014 Artist Residency Program. The development of these works, which include two 2014 Artists In Residence, Rachel Dickstein/Ripe Time and Jeremy Bloom/Rady&Bloom, will be held at The Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas) in Tribeca from March-July 2014.
FORBIDDEN BROADWAYRETURNS TO NEW YORK!
AND BEGINS PERFORMANCES FEBRUARY 22nd at 8PM
at the new
354 W.45th Street
After a 10-month hiatus, Gerard Alessandrini’s FORBIDDEN BROADWAY,one of NYC’s best-loved and highly anticipated productions, happily returns to New York, beginning February 22nd at 8PM at the newly refurbished Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th Street, Between 8th and 9th Avenues) with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY; Alive and STILL Kicking, featuring brand new takes on the shows that opened in Forbidden Broadway’s absence: Pippin, Kinky Boots, Matilda and Motown along with highlights from last season’s acclaimed and very popular edition: Once, Evita, Newsies, Book of Mormon, among others. Over the course of the spring, Alessandrini will continue to add new material to reflect the season’s openings, and unveil the new edition around the time of the Tony® Awards.
STAGE SET FOR THIRD ANNUAL TEDxBROADWAY:
ANNOUNCING COMPLETE LIST OF SPEAKERS AND PERFORMERS
“What is the Best Broadway Can Be?”
ONE-DAY ONLY: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
AT New World Stages
New York, NY (February 19, 2014) — Today TEDxBroadway announced the final list of speakers and performers who will join in the discussion at the third annual event.
BOX OFFICE OPENS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18
LIMITED NUMBER OF OPENING NIGHT TICKETS AVAILABLE AT
LONGACRE THEATRE BOX OFFICE
JAMES FRANCO CHRIS O’DOWD
OF MICE AND MEN
By JOHN STEINBECK
LEIGHTON MEESTER and JIM NORTON
Directed by ANNA D. SHAPIRO
Performances Begin March 19, 2014
Officially Opening April 16, 2014
Limited Engagement to Open on Broadway at the Longacre Theatre
Tickets go on sale for Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro’s new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men at the Longacre Theatre box office (220 West 48th Street) Tuesday, February 18 at 10am. A limited number of balcony tickets for opening night (Wednesday, April 16) will be available at the Longacre Theatre box office.
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.