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Richard Jay-Alexander Turns His Eye Onto Burlesque & Honey Beavers (2/14/2019)
On Monday, February 18th (Presidents' Day) you'll find Richard Jay-Alexander at Midtown's Urban Entertainment Hall, The Greenroom 42, as Co-Producer and Director of HONEY BEAVERS: IT'S 9:30 PM. DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR CHILDREN ARE? It's a headlining debut for the downtown artist, but what many of you don't know is that the same girl, by day, is Jay-Alexander's Assistant, Nellie Beavers.
Photo Flash: Opening Tonight - The South Florida Symphony Orchestra's PORGY AND BESS (1/16/2019)
The South Florida Symphony Orchestra's production of the Gershwin's great American opera Porgy and Bess opens tonight.
Wake Up With BWW 12/18: Catherine McCormack Joins THE FERRYMAN, and More! (12/18/2018)
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Catherine McCormack joins the cast of The Ferryman, and more!
BWW TV Exclusive: Watch the Debut of Norm Lewis' Music Video, 'Why Couldn't It Be Christmas Every Day?' (12/17/2018)
Norm Lewis opens his 4th consecutive year tonight at Feinstein's 54 Below with NUTCRACKER COOL. What has now become an annual Holiday Residency, debuted in 2015. It was an instant success and he changes it up every year, with Musical Director, Joseph Joubert, and his band of merry-making men, George Farmer and Perry Cavari. The PARTY is helmed by Norm's longtime friend and collaborator, Richard Jay-Alexander.
BWW Album Review: THE NORM LEWIS CHRISTMAS ALBUM Is A Joyful, Jazzy Gift (12/14/2018)
Last month, Broadway baritone Norm Lewis released his latest album, THE NORM LEWIS CHRISTMAS ALBUM. Don't let the title deceive you though. While there are are great number of classic holiday tracks, there is also a healthy sprinkling of theater classics. The 18-track album reaches far and wide into the catalog of holiday standards. Lewis produced the album with Richard Jay-Alexander, with Jeremy Katz executive producing.
More Exciting Programming Coming Up This Week At Feinstein's/54 Below (12/13/2018)
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551.
BWW Exclusive: Norm Lewis Announces Special Guests for NUTCRACKER COOL at Feinstein's/54 Below (12/14/2018)
Norm Lewis opens his 4th Annual residency at Feinstein's 54 Below on Monday night, December 17th and one of the fun gifts he likes to share with his audiences each year is featuring special guests for each night of the six night run. BroadwayWorld has the scoop and he's assembled a festive line-up, indeed.
BWW TV: Watch Norm Lewis Sing an OLIVER! Classic from NUTCRACKER COOL at Feinstein's/54 Below! (12/12/2018)
Norm Lewis is BACK at Feinstein's/54 Below (December 17-22) for his 4th consecutive year, in a unique holiday residency with more new music, more fun, and more GUESTS! Once again, it's the hottest Christmas Party in town with Norm and his swingin' band, including Perry Cavari and George Farmer, led by Musical DirectorJoseph Joubert and directed by his longtime pal, Richard Jay-Alexander.
Photo Flash: Melissa Errico Unveils New Portrait at Sardi's! (12/12/2018)
As New York celebrates Tony Award-nominated actress & singer Melissa Errico's acclaimed newly released albumSondheim Sublime, iconic NYC restaurant Sardi's honored her last week with the unveiling of her Sardi's Caricature, a longstanding Broadway tradition.
Richard Jay-Alexander To Direct South Florida Symphony's PORGY AND BESS (12/11/2018)
The South Florida Symphony Orchestra has announced three performances of a groundbreaking new production of the Gershwin's great American opera Porgy and Bess.
Matt Doyle: Make The Season Bright, A Well-Strung Christmas, Lorna Luft Come to Feinstein's/54 Below This Week (12/7/2018)
Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit or call (646) 476-3551.
BWW Exclusive: Inside the National Asian Artists Project Gala with Baayork Lee and More! (12/7/2018)
The 2018 Inaugural NAAP (National Asian Artists Project) Gala took place on December 2nd celebrating the 60th Anniversary of Rodgers & Hammerstein's groundbreaking musical 'Flower Drum Song'. Cast members from numerous productions including the original 1958 Broadway company, tours, the 1961 film and the 2002 Broadway revival took over the Golden Unicorn Restaurant in the heart of Chinatown for a magical evening that included a spectacular eight course Chinese banquet and a sensational show.
The Norm Lewis Christmas Album Will Be Released This Month (11/17/2018)
Tony nominee Norm Lewis will release his Christmas album this month!
A WELL-STRUNG CHRISTMAS Comes to The Los Angeles LGBT Center (10/30/2018)
The Los Angeles LGBT Center has announced a special one-night-only performance by the internationally acclaimed singing string quartet Well-Strung on Saturday, December 8, at 8pm. The four performers, who specialize in pairing universally recognized classical pieces while singing pop music hits, return to the Renberg Theatre with their hit holiday show, A Well Strung Christmas, directed by Richard Jay-Alexander. The show features the group's own unique pop-classical spin on some of the most beautiful and traditional holiday favorites from "Silent Night" and "Sleighride" all the way to Dolly Parton's "Hard Candy Christmas," and everything in between.
ON YOUR FEET! Comes To The Paramount Theatre This Month (10/3/2018)
KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount is pleased to announce that the Seattle engagement of the hit Broadway musical ON YOUR FEET! - based on the life story of seven-time GRAMMY Award winning international superstar Gloria Estefan and her husband, 19-time GRAMMY Award winning producer-musician-entrepreneur Emilio Estefan - stars Cuban-American Broadway actress Christie Prades as Gloria Estefan, and acclaimed Puerto Rican performer Ektor Rivera - winner of the Jennifer Lopez, Marc Anthony and Simon Fuller reality series 'Q'Viva! The Chosen' - as Emilio Estefan.
Norm Lewis Will Ring in the New Year at Feinstein's at the Nikko (7/27/2018)
Following his debut last year, Feinstein's at the Nikko is thrilled to ring in the New Year with Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis onMonday, December 31, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. 
BWW Interview: Melissa Errico And Ryan Silverman Talk Upcoming Concert: A BROADWAY ROMANCE at 54 Below (7/26/2018)
For two nights only, stage and screen stars Melissa Errico and Ryan Silverman reunite on the 54 Below stage to sing some dazzling love songs, in every sense of the word, in A Broadway Romance. I was fortunate to get the chance to talk to them about everything from what to expect in 'A Broadway Romance', and how they got their start in theatre, to what keeps them coming back to the stage, parenthood, and more in the interview below!  
Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night at the Birdland Theater (7/18/2018)
Gianni Valenti, the music world's gift to New York City, has created another venue for the performing arts. Jim Caruso made it official last night as he introduced Lucie Arnaz, who with her longtime friend and music director Ron Abel thrilled a celebrity filled opening night audience.
Photo Flash: Birdland Theater Kicks Off Summer Season With Lucie Arnaz (7/18/2018)
Birdland Theater kicked off it's premiere summer season Tuesday night with audience favorite Lucie Arnaz, who also happened to be celebrating a birthday. Lucie's new show, "I Got The Job: Songs From My Musical Past" will take place at 7pm nightly through Saturday, July 21. There was a post-show celebration in the green room, with champagne, cake, singing, reveling and toasts to the birthday girl and new show room.
Photo Flash: Remembering Liliane Montevecchi (7/6/2018)
BroadwayWorld reported on June 29th that Tony winner Liliane Montevecchi passed away at 85 years old. Take a look back on some of our favorite memories of Montevecchi, in the photos below.
Tony Winner Liliane Montevecchi Passes Away at 85 (6/29/2018)
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Tony winner Liliane Montevecchi passed away today, June 29, in New York City. She was 85 years old.
Photo Flash: A Final Peek Inside Kristin Chenoweth's BROADWAY BOOTCAMP! (6/22/2018)
Kristin Chenoweth recently held her 4th annual Broadway Bootcamp, followed by the 2nd annual Kristi Awards. BroadwayWorld is giving you a look inside the Popular program to see all the stars, students, and stellar cosplay! Check out the photos below!
VIDEO: Highlights of Kristin Chenoweth and Students in The 2nd Annual Kristi Awards (6/20/2018)
Kristin Chenoweth was bursting with pride this afternoon, when she sent us this highlights video from the 2018 Kristi Awards.
Photo Flash: Museum Exhibit Honoring Publicist Charlie Cinnamon Opens at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU (6/20/2018)
The first-ever museum exhibition about a publicist, honoring the celebrity-studded life and career of a promotional genius who was nationally recognized and greatly admired, debuts June 19 - September 16 at the Jewish Museum of Florida-FIU with the premiere of Charlie Cinnamon: Legendary Press Agent.
BWW Exclusive: Watch Jason Robert Brown's 'Do the Work' from PRINCE OF BROADWAY performed by Kristin Chenoweth's Broadway Bootcamp (6/19/2018)
Saturday night, in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, the 2nd Annual Kristi Awards took place, culminating the end of a week's work and training at the 4th year of Kristin Chenoweth's BROADWAY BOOTCAMP.
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