Andrew C. McGibbon
TO PORTRAY BILLIE HOLIDAY IN
LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR & GRILL
***10 WEEKS ONLY***
70 PERFORMANCES BEGIN MARCH 25
On the heels of her recent success in NBC’s television special The Sound of Music Live!, Five-time Tony Award-winner Audra McDonald will return to Broadway this spring to take on the role of legendary jazz singer Billie Holiday in the Broadway premiere of Lanie Robertson’s Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill. The musical play will be directed by Lonny Price (110 in the Shade, A Class Act) and will begin rehearsals on March 10, 2014, with previews beginning March 25, 2014, at the Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway) for a strictly limited 10 week engagement with only 70 performances. Opening night is set for April 13, 2014.
FINAL PERFORMANCE SUNDAY, MARCH 2
“OUTSTANDING! GO SEE IT!” --Michael Kay, Yankees Broadcaster
PETER SCOLARI as YOGI BERRA
On Broadway at Circle in the Square Theatre
WILL ENO’S NEW PLAY
THE REALISTIC JONESES
BOX OFFICE OPENS FEBRUARY 20
*PREVIEWS BEGIN MARCH 13, 2014*
The producers of Will Eno’s new play The Realistic Joneses have announced that the box office will open on Thursday, February 20, 2014, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street). The Realistic Joneses will begin previews on Thursday, March 13, 2014, with an official opening night on Sunday, April 6, 2014, at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th Street).
MULTI-PLATINUM RECORDING ARTIST AND ACTRESS
TO JOIN THE COMPANY OF BROADWAY’S
AS “SPECIAL GUEST STAR” VOCALIST APRIL 1 – MAY 11, 2014
New York, NY (Wednesday, February 19, 2014) – It was announced today during a live appearance from the stage of the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, that Multi-Platinum recording artist and actress Vanessa Williams is set to join the roster of “Special Guest Star” vocalists in the critically acclaimed Broadway musical, After Midnight. Williams will play performances from Tuesday, April 1, 2014 through Sunday, May 11, 2014 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 W 47th Street). Directed and choreographed by Warren Carlyle, After Midnight began preview performances on Friday, October 18, 2013, and opened to rave reviews on Sunday, November 3, 2013.
JOHN AYLWARD, KRISTEN BUSH, BETH DIXON
BARBARA GARRICK, JAN MAXWELL,
LUKE NIEHAUS, KEVIN O’ROURKE, MICHAEL SIMPSON
To Be Featured in
LINCOLN CENTER THEATER’S
upcoming production of
THE CITY OF CONVERSATION
A new play by ANTHONY GIARDINA
Directed by DOUG HUGHES
PREVIEWS BEGIN THURSDAY, APRIL 10
OPENING NIGHT IS MONDAY, MAY 5
AT THE MITZI E. NEWHOUSE THEATER
Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Producing Artistic Director) has announced that John Aylward, Kristen Bush, Beth Dixon, Barbara Garrick, Jan Maxwell, Luke Niehaus, Kevin O’Rourke and Michael Simpson will be featured in its upcoming production of THE CITY OF CONVERSATION, a new play by Anthony Giardina, directed by Doug Hughes. THE CITY OF CONVERSATION begins previews Thursday, April 10 and opens on Monday, May 5 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street). Additional casting for THE CITY OF CONVERSATION will be announced at a later date.
THE DRAMA LEAGUE
ANNOUNCES THE CHOSEN RECIPIENTS OF
THE 2014 ARTIST RESIDENCY PROGRAM
TEN NEW PLAYS AND MUSICALS IN DEVELOPMENT
AT DRAMA LEAGUE THEATER CENTER IN TRIBECA
PUBLIC EVENTS AND WORKS IN PROGRESS
HELD THROUGHOUT MARCH-JULY 2014
New York, NY (February 19, 2014) – – The Drama League (Gabriel Shanks, Executive Director; Roger T. Danforth, Artistic Director) has announced the ten artists and theater ensembles chosen to develop new plays and musicals as part of the 2014 Artist Residency Program. The development of these works, which include two 2014 Artists In Residence, Rachel Dickstein/Ripe Time and Jeremy Bloom/Rady&Bloom, will be held at The Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas) in Tribeca from March-July 2014.
FORBIDDEN BROADWAYRETURNS TO NEW YORK!
AND BEGINS PERFORMANCES FEBRUARY 22nd at 8PM
at the new
354 W.45th Street
After a 10-month hiatus, Gerard Alessandrini’s FORBIDDEN BROADWAY,one of NYC’s best-loved and highly anticipated productions, happily returns to New York, beginning February 22nd at 8PM at the newly refurbished Davenport Theatre (354 W. 45th Street, Between 8th and 9th Avenues) with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY; Alive and STILL Kicking, featuring brand new takes on the shows that opened in Forbidden Broadway’s absence: Pippin, Kinky Boots, Matilda and Motown along with highlights from last season’s acclaimed and very popular edition: Once, Evita, Newsies, Book of Mormon, among others. Over the course of the spring, Alessandrini will continue to add new material to reflect the season’s openings, and unveil the new edition around the time of the Tony® Awards.
STAGE SET FOR THIRD ANNUAL TEDxBROADWAY:
ANNOUNCING COMPLETE LIST OF SPEAKERS AND PERFORMERS
“What is the Best Broadway Can Be?”
ONE-DAY ONLY: MONDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2014
AT New World Stages
New York, NY (February 19, 2014) — Today TEDxBroadway announced the final list of speakers and performers who will join in the discussion at the third annual event.
BOX OFFICE OPENS TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18
LIMITED NUMBER OF OPENING NIGHT TICKETS AVAILABLE AT
LONGACRE THEATRE BOX OFFICE
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
Tickets go on sale for Tony Award-winning director Anna D. Shapiro’s new Broadway production of Of Mice and Men at the Longacre Theatre box office (220 West 48th Street) Tuesday, February 18 at 10am. A limited number of balcony tickets for opening night (Wednesday, April 16) will be available at the Longacre Theatre box office.