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
Recoups on Broadway
Grossing $1.4M last week, Matilda The Musical
is now a profitable hit on Broadway
Matilda The Musical has paid back its $16 million investment on Broadway, making the show a rare hit simultaneously on Broadway and in London’s West End.
RUTHIE ANN MILES, ASHLEY PARK, CONRAD RICAMORA
EDWARD BAKER-DULY, JON VIKTOR CORPUZ, MURPHY GUYER
JAKE LUCAS, PAUL NAKAUCHI, MARC OKA
KELLI O’HARA and KEN WATANABE
LINCOLN CENTER THEATER’S
UPCOMING PRODUCTON OF
RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN’S
THE KING AND I
directed by BARTLETT SHER
ENSEMBLE TO FEATURE:
AARON ALBANO, ADRIANA BRAGANZA, AMAYA BRAGANZA,
BILLY BUSTAMANTE, LaMAE CAPARAS, HSIN-PING CHANG,
ANDREW CHENG, LYNN MASAKO CHENG, OLIVIA CHUN,
ALI EWOLDT, ETHAN HALFORD HOLDER, COLE HORIBE,
MARYANN HU, JAMES IGNACIO, CHRISTIE KIM, KELVIN MOON LOH,
SUMIE MAEDA, PAUL HeeSANG MILLER, ROMMEL PIERRE O’CHOA,
KRISTEN FAITH OEI, AUTUMN OGAWA, YUKI OZEKI, STEPHANIE JAE PARK, DIANE PHELAN,
SAM POON, WILLIAM POON, BRIAN RIVERA, BENNYROYCE ROYON, LAINIE SAKAKURA, ANN SANDERS,
IAN SARACENI, ATSUHISA SHINOMIYA, MICHIKO TAKEMASA, KEI TSURUHARATANI,
CHRISTOPHER VO, ROCCO WU, TIMOTHY YANG
PREVIEWS BEGIN THURSDAY, MARCH 12
OPENING NIGHT IS THURSDAY, APRIL 16
AT THE VIVIAN BEAUMONT THEATER
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Producing Artistic Director) has announced that Ruthie Ann Miles (as Lady Thiang), Ashley Park (as Tuptim), Conrad Ricamora (as Lun Tha), Edward Baker-Duly (as Sir Edward Ramsey), Jon Viktor Corpuz (as Prince Chulalongkorn), Murphy Guyer (as Captain Orton), Jake Lucas (as Louis), Paul Nakauchi (as Kralahome), and Marc Oka (as Phra Alack) will be featured in its upcoming production of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s THE KING AND I. The production, which will feature a cast lead by Kelli O’Hara (as Anna Leonowens) and Ken Watanabe (as the King of Siam), will be directed by Bartlett Sher, and will begin previews Thursday, March 12 and open on Thursday, April 16 at the Vivian Beaumont Theater (150 West 65 Street).
DISNEY THEATRICAL PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCES
TICKET EXCHANGE POLICY UNPRECEDENTED IN
COMMERCIAL BROADWAY THEATRE
Permanent, Year-Round Exchange Policy Now Available for
Disney’s Broadway Productions of ALADDIN and THE LION KING
Disney Theatrical Productions is proud to announce a revolutionary ticket exchange program for its Broadway musicals Aladdinand The Lion King, representing a breakthrough unprecedented in commercial Broadway theatre for its flexibility, scale and duration. The policy allows ticketholders for Disney’s Broadway shows – in advance and for any reason whatsoever – to change the date they see the show at any time up until two hours in advance of their scheduled performance. There is no limit to the number of times the tickets may be exchanged. Tickets must be exchanged at the original point of purchase via the Disney on Broadway Hotline, Ticketmaster (phone and web) or in-person at the respective show box offices (New Amsterdam and Minskoff Theatres), and a modest exchange fee applies. This service is available only to guests of Disney’s New York City productions of Aladdin and The Lion King, and the exchange may be made only for another performance of the production originally purchased. Specific terms and conditions follow.
TONY AWARDS ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETS
FOR THE FIRST TIME DURING THE 2014-2015 SEASON
TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY
New York, NY (November 13, 2014) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the first time this season to determine the eligibility of seven Broadway productions for the 2015 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 2014-2015 season to decide the eligibility for the 69th Annual Tony Awards.
TONY® AWARD WINNER
M A T T H E W B R O D E R I C K
BROADWAY’S SMASH HIT
IT’S ONLY A PLAY
New York, NY (November 13, 2014) – Producers Tom Kirdahy, Roy Furman, and Ken Davenport announced today that Tony® Award winner Matthew Broderick has extended his contract with Broadway’s smash hit It’s Only A Play. Originally scheduled to appear in the production through its original closing date of January 4th, Broderick will continue to star in the production through its new end date on March 29, 2015. Broderick currently stars in the production opposite Nathan Lane, who exits on January 4th for a previously scheduled professional commitment. Beginning January 7th, Broderick will headline It’s Only A Play opposite the previously-announced Martin Short.
CELEBRATES 17TH ANNIVERSARY ON BROADWAY NOVEMBER 13TH
(FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Wednesday, November 12th, 2014) THE LION KING, the award-winning best musical, celebrates its 17th anniversary on Broadway Thursday, November 13th, 2014 at the Minskoff Theatre (200 West 45th Street).
TONY® AWARD NOMINEE AND FIVE-TIME EMMY® AWARD WINNER
WILL RETURN TO BROADWAY IN
F I N D I N G N E V E R L A N D
SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015
AT BROADWAY’S LUNT-FONTANNE THEATRE
OPENING SET FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15
New York – As was announced live earlier this morning on NBC’s “Today Show,” Tony® Award Nominee and five-time Emmy®Award winner Kelsey Grammer will return to Broadway in Finding Neverland as Charles Frohman (J.M. Barrie's theatrical producer). Grammer appeared on the national morning television program alongside Matthew Morrison, who will be playing the role of Barrie, as was announced earlier this week. Finding Neverland will begin previews on Sunday, March 15, 2015, at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street), and will open on Wednesday, April 15.
TONY®, EMMY®, AND GOLDEN GLOBE® AWARD NOMINEE
WILL RETURN TO BROADWAY
TO STAR IN
SUNDAY, MARCH 15, 2015
AT BROADWAY’S LUNT-FONTANNE THEATRE
OPENING NOW SET FOR WEDNESDAY, APRIL 15
New York– Producer Harvey Weinstein announced today that Tony®, Emmy®, and two-time Golden Globe® Award NomineeMatthew Morrison will return to Broadway to star in Finding Neverland as J.M. Barrie. Morrison created the role of Barrie in early workshops of the Broadway-bound musical. Finding Neverland will begin previews on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at Broadway’s Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street), and will now open on Wednesday, April 15.
GYPSY OF THE YEAR
TO BE HELD
MONDAY, DECEMBER 8
& TUESDAY, DECEMBER 9
TWO PERFORMANCES ONLY
AT THE NEW AMSTERDAM THEATRE (214 WEST 42nd STREET)
PRODUCED BY AND BENEFITING BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS
Watch and share special video at broadwaycares.org/gypsy2014video
Broadway's best and brightest will dance, sing and celebrate six weeks of intensive fundraising as Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS presents the 26th AnnualGypsy of the YearCompetition on Monday, December 8 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, December 9 (2 PM) at the New Amsterdam Theatre (214 West 42nd Street, NYC). The event, produced by and benefitingBroadway Cares, is the culminating chapter of fall fundraising efforts by Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies.
50TH ANNIVERSARY SEASON
ROUNDABOUT THEATRE COMPANY
Announces Dates for
A comedy by Michael Frayn
Directed by Jeremy Herrin
Starring Tony® and Emmy® Award winner
Previews begin December 17, 2015
Official opening January 14, 2016
Limited Engagement On Broadway
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce dates for Michael Frayn’s comedy Noises Off, starring Tony® and Emmy® Award winner Andrea Martin as “Dotty.”Jeremy Herrin will direct the new Broadway production as part of Roundabout Theatre Company’s 50th anniversary season.