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
TO RELEASE THE ORIGINAL CAST RECORDING
" 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 "
RECORDING SCHEDULED FOR MONDAY, JANUARY 13
NOW PLAYING AT THE WALTER KERR THEATRE
New York, NY (1/9/14) – Ghostlight Records will release the original cast recording of the hit new musical comedy A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, currently running at Broadway's Walter Kerr Theatre. The album – which will be produced by Joel Moss with Kurt Deutsch – will be recorded on Monday, January 13 with for a release later this season. For more information or to sign-up for pre-orders, visit www.sh-k-boom.com/gentlemansguide.
SHAKESPEARE’S GLOBE PRODUCTIONS OF
TWELFTH NIGHT & RICHARD III
RECOUP ON BROADWAY!
“Most wonderful!” The all-male Shakespeare’s Globe repertory productions of William Shakespeare’s Twelfth Night and Richard III have recouped their $3.1 million capitalization costs this week, officially entering the hit column. The productions, which opened on Broadway on November 10, 2013 to ecstatic and universal critical praise, have been playing to capacity crowds at Broadway’s Belasco Theatre (111 West 44th Street), where they have broken the house record several times.
MAJOR PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCED FOR
LINCOLN CENTER FESTIVAL 2014
For the first time in New York—Joint appearance by The Bolshoi Ballet, Opera, Chorus, and Orchestra, performing Don Quixote, Swan Lake, and Spartacus ballets; also, opera in concert of Rimsky-Korsakov’s The Tsar’s Bride to be presented
Sydney Theatre Company production of Jean Genet’s The Maids starring Cate Blanchett, Isabelle Huppert, and Elizabeth Debicki, directed by Benedict Andrews in a new translation by STC Artistic Director Andrew Upton and Benedict Andrews
Heisei Nakamura-za, Japan’s leading Kabuki company, returns with new Kabuki drama, Kaidan Chibusa No Enoki
Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker and Rosas dance four early, signature works
January 8, 2014 — Nigel Redden, director of Lincoln Center Festival today announced the 2014 Festival’s line-up, which runs from July 7 through August 16, 2014, with performances by artists and ensembles from 11 countries unfolding in six venues on and off the Lincoln Center campus. These productions join the previously-announced Lincoln Center Festival and Park Avenue Armory co-presentation of Mieczysław Weinberg’s opera, The Passenger, performed by Houston Grand Opera, directed by David Pountney, and conducted by Patrick Summers.
From Broadway’s New Musical IF/THEN
NAMED NATIONAL AMBASSADOR OF
KIDS’ NIGHT ON BROADWAYâ 2014
Presented by The New York Times
TICKETS ON SALE TODAY!
WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 8, 2014
KIDS CAN SEE BROADWAY SHOWS FOR FREE!
(New York, NY) January 8, 2014 – The Broadway League announced that IDINA MENZEL from Broadway’s new musical If/Then will serve as the 2014 KIDS’ NIGHT ON BROADWAY® National Ambassador. The 18th KIDS’ NIGHT ON BROADWAY will take place Monday, February 24, 2014 to Sunday, March 2, 2014.
THE NATIONAL THEATRE OF GREAT BRITAIN’S
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME
A New Play by SIMON STEPHENS
Adapted from the Novel by MARK HADDON
Directed by MARIANNE ELLIOTT
WINNER OF SEVEN OLIVIER AWARDS
TO OPEN ON BROADWAY IN THE FALL OF 2014
(January 8, 2014) The National Theatre of Great Britain will present The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Simon Stephens, adapted from Mark Haddon’s best-selling novel, directed by Tony Award-winner Marianne Elliott, on Broadway at the Barrymore Theatre, 243 West 47th Street, in the Fall of 2014.
A.R.T.’s ACCLAIMED PRODUCTION OF
THE GLASS MENAGERIE
The Glass Menagerie starts off the New Year with some good news! Producers Jeffrey Richards, John N. Hart Jr. and Jerry Frankel, in association with the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.), are pleased to announce that the limited engagement of the critically-acclaimed revival of the American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) production of The Glass Menagerie at the Booth Theatre (222 W 45th Street) has recouped its $2.6 million investment. The production, which began performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013, and officially opened on Thursday, September 26, 2013, will play its final performance on Sunday, February 23, 2014.
BROADWAY’S SMASH HIT MUSICAL
ANNOUNCES NEW PRINCIPAL CASTING
ALAN CAMPBELL as “Sam Carmichael”
PAUL DEBOY as “Harry Bright”
JOHN HEMPHILL as “Bill Austin”
ELENA RICARDO and JON JORGENSON
as “Sophie Sheridan” and “Sky”
Benny Andersson and Björn Ulvaeus’ global smash hit musical MAMMA MIA! will welcome new principals Alan Campbell, Paul DeBoy, John Hemphill, Jon Jorgenson and Elena Ricardo to The Broadhurst Theatre (235 West 44th Street) on Broadway on Monday, February 3, 2014.
Tony Award Winner
JAMES FRANCO CHRIS O’DOWD
OF MICE AND MEN
By John Steinbeck
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
Tony Award winner Jim Norton (Candy) joins Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner James Franco, Chris O’Dowd and Leighton Meester in Of Mice and Men, a new Broadway production directed by Tony Award winner Anna D. Shapiro.
Of Mice and Men, one of the greatest and most enduring American classics, has not been seen on Broadway in 40 years.