Andrew C. McGibbon
GYPSY OF THE YEAR
TO BE HELD
MONDAY, DECEMBER 9
& TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10
TWO PERFORMANCES ONLY
AT THE MINSKOFF THEATRE (1515 Broadway)
PRODUCED BY AND BENEFITING BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS
Broadway's best and brightest will join for two rousing, emotional and heart-pounding editions of the 25th AnnualGYPSY OF THE YEAR Competition on Monday, December 9 (4:30 PM) and Tuesday, December 10 (2 PM) at the Minskoff Theatre (1515 Broadway, NYC). The event, produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, is the culminating celebration of six weeks of fundraising by Broadway, Off-Broadway and national touring companies.
TONY AWARDS ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETS
FOR FIRST TIME DURING THE 2013-2014 SEASON
TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY
New York, New York (October 24, 2013) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the first time this season to determine the eligibility of three 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 five times throughout the 2013-2014 season to decide the eligibility for the 68th Annual Tony Awards.
John Tiffany’s new Broadway revival of Tennessee Williams’ The Glass Menagerie is marvelous. It sports a beyond perfect cast that includes Cherry Jones, Zachary Quinto, Celia Keenan-Bolger, and Brian J. Smith.
LIVE LIKE A D’YSQUITH.
PAY LIKE A NAVARRO!
BROADWAY'S BLOODY BRILLIANT NEW MUSICAL
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
$35 UNDER 35
RUSH TICKET POLICY
PREVIEWS BEGIN TONIGHT!
New York, NY (October 22, 2013) –Broadway's bloody brilliant new musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, has announced a rush ticket policy. A number of $35 tickets will be made available for each performance for patrons aged thirty-five and younger. These tickets must be purchased day-of, in-person at the box office and are subject to availability. Valid photo I.D. will be required, and patrons are limited to two rush tickets per performance.
OF GREAT BRITAIN
CELEBRATES 50TH ANNIVERSARY TODAY!
LIVE FROM THE NATIONAL THEATRE: 50 YEARS ON STAGE
BROADCAST TO CINEMAS INTERNATIONALLY
SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 2013
50 YEARS OF THE NATIONAL THEATRE
APP NOW AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD
IN THE APPLE STORE
Today, October 22, 2013, marks the official 50th anniversary of the National Theatre of Great Britain. The National Theatre first opened its doors in 1963 at the Old Vic, under Laurence Olivier. 800 productions later, they are marking their half-century with a short season celebrating the remarkable people and plays that have made the NT one of the most cherished and creative of great British institutions.
Stephen Sondheim And George Furth’s
“MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG”
One Night Only Broadcast
Across the United States
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23
Following exclusive premieres in New York and London attended by the cast, creative team, and Stephen Sondheim himself, Maria Friedman’s award-winning production of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth’s MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG screens in cinemas across the United States tomorrow, October 23, for one night only.
RAMIN KARIMLOO, WILL SWENSON,
CAISSIE LEVY and NIKKI M. JAMES
HEAD THE CAST OF
NEW PRODUCTION OF
BOUBLIL & SCHÖNBERG’S
BEGINNING PERFORMANCES SATURDAY, MARCH 1, 2014
AT THE IMPERIAL THEATRE
Cameron Mackintosh announced today that four of this generation’s most talented and dynamic musical theater performers have joined the cast of his 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. Joining the cast of the new LES MIS are 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 and Nikki M. James (Tony Award winner for The Book of Mormon) as Eponine. The official opening night for LES MISÉRABLESis Sunday, March 23. Additional casting, including the roles of Marius, Cosette, Enjolras and the Thenardiers, will be announced in the coming weeks.
EXTENDED FOR 4 WEEKS!
NO MAN’S LAND & WAITING FOR GODOT
IAN McKELLEN, PATRICK STEWART
BILLY CRUDUP, SHULER HENSLEY
PERFORMANCES BEGIN OCTOBER 26
NOW PLAYING THROUGH MARCH 2
The Broadway repertory season of Harold Pinter’s NO MAN’S LAND and Samuel Beckett’s WAITING FOR GODOT has just been extended for 4 weeks and will now play through Sunday, March 2. Starring Ian McKellen, Patrick Stewart, Billy Crudup and Shuler Hensley and directed by Sean Mathias, this limited engagement repertory season will begin previews on Saturday, October 26 in advance of the official opening on Sunday, November 24, 2013 at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). For performance schedule and more information, visit TwoPlaysInRep.com.
A New Musical Based on the Academy Award-Winning MGM Film
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS
World Premiere at Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris, France
PRIOR TO BROADWAY
Featuring Music and Lyrics by GEORGE GERSHWIN AND IRA GERSHWIN
Book by CRAIG LUCAS
Directed and Choreographed by CHRISTOPHER WHEELDON
The new musical, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, has targeted Broadway for the spring of 2015 following its world premiere in December, 2014 at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris. It will be directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, making his Broadway directing debut. Featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Craig Lucas, the creative team also includes Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (sets and costumes), Natasha Katz (lighting) and Scott Lehrer (sound) with a musical score adapted and supervised by Rob Fisher. Bartlett Sher is creative consultant. Based on the Academy Award winning film inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George Gershwin, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS brings this classic tale to Broadway for the first time.