Andrew C. McGibbon
LARRY KRAMER TO RECEIVE
2013 ISABELLE STEVENSON AWARD
TONY AWARDS RECOGNIZE PIONEER & ACTIVIST LARRY KRAMER WITH SPECIAL HONOR
New York, New York (April 29, 2013) – The Tony Awards® Administration Committee has announced that Larry Kramer will receive the Isabelle Stevenson Award. This award will be presented at the 2013 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 9th. The 2013 Tony Awards are presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing.
MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB ANNOUNCES WORLD PREMIERE OF
THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA
BY AMANDA PEET
DIRECTED BY LYNNE MEADOW
BLYTHE DANNER & SARAH JESSICA PARKER
AT MTC AT NEW YORK CITY CENTER – STAGE I (131 WEST 55TH STREET)
PREVIEWS BEGIN TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22; OPENS THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 21
Manhattan Theatre Club is pleased to announce that Emmy and Tony award winner Blythe Danner and Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner Sarah Jessica Parker will return to MTC at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street) in the world premiere of THE COMMONS OF PENSACOLA, a new play by Amanda Peet, directed by MTC’s award-winning artistic director Lynne Meadow. The limited engagement will begin previews Tuesday, October 22 and open Thursday, November 21.
Stage Entertainment USA and Sylvester Stallone
The New Broadway Musical
Based on the original film by Academy Award Nominee Sylvester Stallone
Book by Tony Award Winner Thomas Meehan
Music by Tony Award Winner Stephen Flaherty
Lyrics by Tony Award Winner Lynn Ahrens
Choreography by Kelly Devine
Fight Choreography by Tony Award Nominee Steven Hoggett
Directed by Tony Award Nominee Alex Timbers
Previews Begin February 2014
Opening March 2014
At Broadway’s Historic Winter Garden Theatre
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April 28, 2013 – Stage Entertainment USA and Sylvester Stallone have announced that the new musical, ROCKY, will come to Broadway in 2014, beginning preview performances in February and officially opening in March at Broadway’s historic Winter Garden Theatre (1634 Broadway, New York, NY). ROCKY received its world premiere in fall 2012 in Hamburg, Germany, where it earned unanimous critical raves and continues to play to packed houses.
TONY AWARDS ADMINISTRATION COMMITTEE MEETS
FOR FOURTH & FINAL TIME FOR THE 2012-2013 SEASON
TO DETERMINE ELIGIBILITY
New York, New York (April 26, 2013) – The Tony Awards Administration Committee met today for the fourth and final time this season to determine the eligibility of eighteen Broadway productions for the 2013 American Theatre Wing’s Tony Awards®, presented by The Broadway League and the American Theatre Wing. The Tony Awards Administration Committee has met a total of four times throughout the 2012-2013 season to decide the eligibility for the 2013 Tony Awards.
Imagine you were to create a flipbook of the history of Motown, you know, the kind that children play with? And when you flip through one it’s rarely smooth and there are jumps and sometimes a lack of continuity? That’s the best way to describe Motown the Musical, a jukebox flip-book musical.
THE PUBLIC THEATER
WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL
HERE LIES LOVE
AN ADDITIONAL FOUR WEEKS
TO SUNDAY, JUNE 30
Concept and Lyrics: David Byrne
Music: David Byrne and Fatboy Slim
Additional Music: Tom Gandey, J Pardo
Choreographed by Annie-B Parson
Directed By Alex Timbers
New Block of Tickets On Sale
April 26, 2013 – Due to strong demand, The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a four week extension for the critically acclaimed world premiere musical HERE LIES LOVE, with concept and lyrics by David Byrne, music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, additional music by Tom Gandey and J Pardo, and choreography by Annie-B Parson. Directed by Alex Timbers, HERE LIES LOVE officially opened on Tuesday, April 23 and has been extended for a third time to Sunday, June 30. A new block of tickets is on sale now and can be purchased at (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office at 425 Lafayette Street.
2013 Drama League Award Nominee for Best Musical Revival,
Stephen Sondheim’s MARRY ME A LITTLE,
Starring Lauren Molina and Jason Tam,
Heads to the Recording Studio
Ghostlight Recording To Be Released This Summer
Includes First-Ever Recording of "Rainbows" (Into the Woods film)
The company of the Keen Company production of Marry Me A Little, Lauren Molina and Jason Tam, will enter the studio today, April 26th, to preserve the Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording for Ghostlight Records. A summer release is planned. Joel Moss will produce the album, with Kurt Deutsch serving as Executive Producer. Musical Director is John Bell.
Clifford Odet’s The Big Knife, currently being revived on Broadway by the Roundabout Theatre Company, is a searing drama that hasn’t been seen on Broadway since it originally opened over 60 years ago. The new production, directed by Doug Hughes takes off like one of those big giant lumbering birds that don’t usually fly very well. The pace of the play is slow to begin but does eventually gain some momentum.
WILLIAMSTOWN THEATRE FESTIVAL
ANNOUNCES CASTING FOR 2013 SUMMER SEASON
ADAM CHANLER-BERAT, JAMES CROMWELL,
ARI GRAYNOR, JASON BUTLER HARNER,
HEATHER LIND, CASS MORGAN, AND MORE
JOIN MAIN STAGE AND NIKOS STAGE LINEUP
ELENA SHADDOW TO PLAY ‘FRANCESCA’ OPPOSITE
STEVEN PASQUALE IN WORLD PREMIERE OF
“THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY”
New York, NY (4/25/2013) – Williamstown Theatre Festival Artistic Director Jenny Gersten has announced casting for the 2013 summer season’s exciting slate of productions.