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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

 

 

REHEARSALS BEGIN MONDAY, JANUARY 13
FOR CAMERON MACKINTOSH’S
NEW PRODUCTION OF
BOUBLIL & SCHÖNBERG’S
LEGENDARY MUSICAL 

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BEGINNING PERFORMANCES SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014
AT THE IMPERIAL THEATRE

Get LES MISÉRABLES Tickets

Rehearsals begin Monday, January 13 in New York for Cameron Mackintosh’s acclaimed new production of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schönberg’s Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece LES MISÉRABLES, which returns to Broadway beginning Saturday, March 1 at the Imperial Theatre.  The official opening night for LES MISÉRABLESis Sunday, March 23.   The cast of the new LES MIZ features Ramin Karimloo (West End and current acclaimed Toronto star of Les Misérables, and The Phantom of the Opera and Love Never Dies in London) as Jean Valjean; Will Swenson (Tony Award-nominated  star of Broadway’s Hair and Priscilla Queen of the Desert) as Javert; Caissie Levy (West End and Broadway star of Ghost and Hair and Elphaba in Broadway’s Wicked) as Fantine;  Nikki M. James (Tony Award winner for The Book of Mormon) as Eponine; Andy Mientus (who captured the hearts of TV viewers with his portrayal of Kyle Bishop on the NBC series “Smash”) as Marius;  talented newcomer Charlotte Maltby as Cosette; acclaimed Canadian actor Cliff Saunders (The 39 Steps) as Thenardier;  Tony Award-nominee Keala Settle (Hands on a Hardbody) as Madame Thenardier and Kyle Scatliffe, (the West End production of The Scottsboro Boys) as the revolutionary Enjolras.

 

Friday, 10 January 2014 18:13

Goodspeed Announces Leadership Transition

 

PLANS ANNOUNCED FOR GOODSPEED LEADERSHIP TRANSITION

EAST HADDAM, CONN., January 10, 2014:  Goodspeed Musicals’ Board of Trustees announced today that a change in leadership will occur at the theatre after the 2014 season. Michael Price, who has led the organization for 45 years, has decided to retire from the position of Executive Director at the end of 2014 but will remain active with Goodspeed in advisory and fundraising roles through 2016. 

 

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TONY AWARDS ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETS

FOR SECOND TIME DURING THE 2013-2014 SEASON

TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY

New York, New York (January 9, 2014) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the second time this season to determine the eligibility of 14 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 will meet a total of four times throughout the 2013-2014 season to decide the eligibility for the 68th Annual Tony Awards. 

BULLETS OVER BROADWAY

ANNOUNCES

Tony Award® Winner KAREN ZIEMBA
as “Eden Brent”

COMPLETE BROADWAY CASTING INCLUDES
PRESTON TRUMAN BOYD, BRYN DOWLING, KELCY GRIFFIN,
DAN HORN, SYNTHIA LINK, KEVIN WORLEY

Get Bullets Over Broadway Tickets

Producers Letty Aronson and Julian Schlossberg are proud to announce that Tony Award® winner Karen Ziemba (Contact, Curtains, Steel Pier) will play the role of “Eden Brent” in the world premiere production of the brand new musical comedy BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, with Preston Truman Boyd, Bryn Dowling, Kelcy Griffin, Dan Horn, Synthia Link and Kevin Worley rounding out the complete Broadway cast of 29.

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THE BROADWAY LEAGUE
REVEALS|
“THE DEMOGRAPHICS OF THE BROADWAY AUDIENCE”
FOR 2012-2013 SEASON

23% of Tickets Purchased by Foreign Tourists
Season Attracted Largest Number of Theatregoers Age 18 - 24
41% of respondents said they bought their tickets online

(New York, NY)  January 9, 2014 – The Broadway League’s 16th annual demographics report, The Demographics of the Broadway Audience 2012-2013, compares current theatergoing habits to previous seasons and aids in predicting trends for the future. The report is part of an ongoing series that profiles Broadway theatergoers each season.

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS

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

Get A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder Tickets

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!

Get Twelfth Night Tickets
Get Richard III Tickets

“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 YorkJoint 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.

 

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IDINA MENZEL

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

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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.

HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME to open on Broadway in June 2014

HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, a new musical inspired by the lyrics of Tupac Shakur, written by Todd Kreidler, directed by Kenny Leon, will begin performances on May 26, 2014 and open June 19, 2014 at the Palace Theatre (1564 Broadway at 47th Street).

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