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
BROADWAY’S NEWEST HIT MUSICAL
CAST ALBUM AVAILABLE MAY 27
— TIME Magazine, Time Out New York, Entertainment Weekly, New York Daily News, New York Post, Newsday, The Hollywood Reporter, Huffington Post, Philadelphia Magazine, NBC, NY1
Robert Schenkkan's bio-drama, All the Way, about President Lyndon Johnson is a semi-dramatic history lesson. It represents a one year period in which the Civil Rights Act of 1964 is enacted. It's chock-a-block with more than 40 characters (played by a cast of 24) mostly congressmen, a congresswoman, civil-rights leaders and other miscellaneous government figures. Lady Bird (Betsy Aidem) is in there, as is the Washington Post's Katherine Graham (also played by Aidem).
STUDENT RUSH POLICY ANNOUNCED For
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
“The cast adds more star wattage to the spring season” – New York Times
“Get in line for tickets now” – New York Magazine
“A veritable feast of new talent” – Entertainment Weekly
Directed by Tony Award-winner Anna D. Shapiro, the new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men begins performances tomorrow, Wednesday, March 19, 2014 and announces a student rush policy for the strictly limited engagement that will officially open on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). A limited number of $35 student tickets (inclusive of a $2 facility fee) will be available for each performance when the box office opens for that day’s performance(s) with student identification. Patrons are limited to one ticket per person.
Berlin's famed crooner Max Raabe and his twelve-piece Palast Orchester will be bringing their collection of meticulously recreated songs from the Weimar era of 1920s Germany as well as the Great American Songbook to six United States cities beginning March 2nd, 2014. The tour will support their upcoming February 25th release on Deutsche Grammophon, 'Golden Age', which draws from the era between the two world wars and features timeless classics like "Singing in the Rain", "Dream a Little Dream" and "Cheek to Cheek" as well as tongue-in-cheek interpretations of pop favorites "Sex Bomb" and "Oops...I Did it Again". Raabe mesmerizes a new generation as he celebrates an era when dance halls were thriving, every restaurant had an orchestra, and the Charleston became the sensation.
BROADWAY TO DIM ITS LIGHTS
WEDNESDAY NIGHT, FEBRUARY 19TH
AT 7:45 PM
IN MEMORY OF CELEBRATED
COMPOSER, DIRECTOR, AND PRODUCER
New York, NY (March 17, 2014) -- The Broadway community mourns the loss of composer, director, and producer Mitch Leigh, who passed away on Sunday at age 86. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Wednesday night, March 19th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute.
HUNTINGTON THEATRE COMPANY’S 2014-2015 SEASON WILL INCLUDE
THE 2013 TONY AWARD-WINNING BEST PLAY, A THRILLING NEW PLAY SET IN BOSTON, A NEW PLAY BY A CELEBRATED LOCAL WRITER, A PROVOCATIVE COMEDY, A CLASSIC AMERICAN DRAMA, A TOPICAL NEW PLAY DIRECTED BY PETER DuBOIS, AND THE RETURN OF VISIONARY DIRECTOR DAVID CROMER
(BOSTON) – Huntington Theatre Company, the 2013 recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award and Boston magazine’s Best Theatre of 2013, announces six productions of its 2014-2015 Season plus one additional title. Continuing its 32-year tradition, the Huntington will present world-class productions of new works and classics made current created by the finest local and national talent. The varied lineup includes a Tony Award-winning Broadway comedy, a thrilling new play set in Boston, a new play by a celebrated local writer that riffs on a beloved classic, a revival of a provocative comedy, a classic American drama, and a topical new play directed by Huntington Artistic Director Peter DuBois, plus the return of visionary director David Cromer (Our Town).
The MAN OF LA MANCHA National Tour Company Mourns the Loss of Beloved Composer Mitch Leigh
The company of the current Man Of La Mancha National Tour, which opens in Elmira NY tomorrow, Tuesday, March 18, mourns the loss of its beloved composer and spiritual leader, Mitch Leigh, who passed away over the weekend.
AMERICAN THEATRE WING’S
2014 JONATHAN LARSON® GRANTS RECIPIENTS
PRESENTATIONS TO BE HELD ON APRIL 7th
New York, NY (March 14, 2014) – The American Theatre Wing announced today that the recipients of the 2014 Jonathan Larson® Grants are writing team Sara Cooper (lyricist/bookwriter) & Zach Redler (composer), receiving $12,500 and the Running Deer Residency; and Shaina Taub (composer/lyricist), receiving $12,500. The prestigious grants, totaling $15,000 more than last year's grants, will be presented on Monday, April 7, 2014 at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space. The event will feature special performances of the recipients’ work.
EUGENE O'NEILL THEATER CENTER LAUNCHES
PREMIER PROGRAM IN MUSICAL THEATER
National Music Theater Institute offers intensive semester-long,
credit-earning curriculum taught by industry professionals
Waterford, CT — The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has launched an exciting new division of the National Theater Institute, the National Music Theater Institute (NMTI). An unparalleled program, NMTI is for driven students seeking a launching pad into the music theater profession through broad-based, ensemble training.
DRAMA DESK AND TONY® AWARD WINNER
59TH ANNUAL DRAMA DESK AWARDS
SUNDAY, JUNE 1st AT THE TOWN HALL
NOMINATIONS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON APRIL 25TH
New York, NY, March 11, 2014 -- Drama Desk and Tony Award winner Laura Benanti ("The Sound of Music Live!", Gypsy, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown) will host the 59th Annual Drama Desk Awards on Sunday, June 1, 2014 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall (123 W. 43rd Street), it was announced today by Gretchen Shugart, CEO of TheaterMania.com and Isa Goldberg, Drama Desk President.