Broadway SIngs For Pride

Emmy Winner Susan Lucci & Broadway’s Best will headline “Fearless” NYC Pride Event! Tony Winner Cady Huffman, Hamilton Alum “Drag Race”, more!


On Monday, June 24, 2019, award-winning non-profit Broadway Sings for Pride will premiere their 9th annual Pride charity concert event. Emmy award-winner Susan Lucci will join a bevy of performers from stage, screen and sports to celebrate LGBTQIA Pride, commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion!  The night will include appearances by Tony Winner Cady Huffman, Broadway favorite Telly Leung, RuPaul’s Drag Race’s Yuhua Hamasaki and more to kickoff PRIDE Week in New York City!  

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List / 2019 Tony Award Winners

Anais Mitchell Best Original Score (Music and / Or Lyrics) Written For The Theatre “Hadestown”

June 9, 2019: Winners of the 2019 Tony Awards, where Hadestown dominated the evening winning 8 awards, including Best Musical; The Ferryman was named Best Play.

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Tony Honors Cocktail Party

Adam Driver, Robin Dearden, Bryan Cranston, Jeff Daniels, Kathleen Rosemary Treado

PRESENTING THE 2019 TONY HONORS FOR EXCELLENCE IN THE THEATRE AND HONORING THE 2019 SPECIAL AWARD RECIPIENTS

June 4, 2019: The Tony Awards held its annual Tony Honors Cocktail Reception at the Sofitel New York. This year’s Tony nominees gathered to celebrate recipients of the 2019 Special Tony Awards and Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre. The evening opened with a moving performance by Broadway Inspirational Voices.

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Theatre World Awards

75th Annual Theatre World Award Honorees Announced. Nathan Lane Receives John Willis Lifetime Achievement Honor

By:  Ellis Nassour

June 4, 2019: Well, there are Tony’s, the blacktie gala event to honor Broadway shows and creatives, but undoubtedly the awards most looked forward to are the TWAs – the Theatre World Awards, and not just because of the after party at the Copacabana. It’s one of the most anticipated events of end-of-theater season because of the joy of seeing established stars – most former TWA honorees, come to the stage and honoring in glowing and, more often than not, hilarious terms actors – young to older – standing out in their  Broadway and Off Broadway debuts.

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Broadway’s Next Hit Musical

Award-winning Improvisers Star in Unscripted Broadway’s Next Hit Musical

By: Ellis Nassour

May 29,2019: Right Angle Entertainment (currently, The Office: A Musical Parody) is presenting the troupe of award-winning and celebrated improvisers and their revival of the Off Off Broadway hit Broadway’s Next Hit Musical at the Jerry Orbach Theatre (1627 Broadway at 50th Street, elevator entrance) four Thursdays through June 27 at 7:30.

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Lone Star

May 23, 2019: Back by popular demand, the acclaimed revival of James McLure’s comedy LONE STAR begins performances Thursday, June 6th at the 13th Street Repertory Theatre (50 W 13th St- between Fifth and Sixth Avenues) for eight performances only: June 6th, June 7th, June 8th, June 13th, June 14th and June 15th at 7:30 pm with matinees on June 9th and June 16th at 3:00 pm.

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64th Annual Obie Awards

David Henry Wang, Heather Hitchens

(May 20, 2019: The American Theatre Wing (Heather Hitchens, President and CEO) and The Village Voice (Peter Barbey, President and CEO) announced the winners of the 64th Annual Obie Awards®. Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me, produced by New York Theatre Workshop, received the Obie Award for Best New American Play, which was accompanied by a $1,000 prize. Artistic Director of New York Theatre Workshop, James C. Nicola, and Artistic Director and founder of Theatre For A New Audience, Jeffrey Horowitz received a special Obie Awards for Lifetime Achievement. Golden Globe® winning “Crazy Ex-Girlfriend” creator and star Rachel Bloom hosted this year’s ceremony, which was held at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street). A complete list of the awards is listed below.

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The York Theatre Company

Entertaining Revival of Enter Laughing: The Musical opens 50th Anniversary Season at The York.

May 17, 2019: A loving revival of Enter Laughing: The Musical, The York Theatre Company’s 2009 hit Off-Broadway show with music and lyrics by Stan Daniels, opened Thursday evening. The pitch-perfect staging by York veteran, Stuart Ross features top-notch musical direction and choreography by Phil Reno and  Jennifer Paulson-Lee, respectively.

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2019 OCC Winners

Hadestown wins 6 Awards including Outstanding Musical and The Ferryman named Outstanding Play.

May 13, 2019: Outer Critics Circle, the organization of writers and commentators for media covering New York theatre, announced today its award winners for the 2018-19 season in 27 categories.

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Lorna Luft

Lorna Luft

By: Magda Katz

May 13, 2019: Born to legendary entertainer Judy Garland and producer Sid Luft, Lorna Luft made her performing debut singing on “The Judy Garland Show.”

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Gay Pride & The 21st Century

Suzanne Poli’s Iconic Photographs 1969-2019
Only One Woman in the World Has Documented 50 Years of the LGBT Civil Rights movement … and it all started from her window on Christopher Street

May 12, 2019: Norwood is honored to present member Suzanne Poli’s iconic photographs as a special Pride exhibit as we celebrate 50 years of Stonewall, Gay Pride and this remarkable body of work from 1969-2019. Please join us for the grand opening reception.

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Cirque du Soleil

Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia Predicts Breathtaking Color, Characters, Acrobats, and Lots of Rain – All Under the Big Top

By: Ellis Nassour

May 8, 2019: Cirque du Soleil’s Luzia: A Walking Dream of Mexico, under the white and gold big top adjacent to Citi Field in Queens through at least June 9, is the company’s 38th original production since 1984, and its 17th show presented under the tent. Luzia is a bold, lively, and stunningly visual escape to an imaginary Mexico – a surrealistic journey through a world suspended between dreams and reality. Luz is Spanish for light.

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Lorna Luft

Lorna Luft Takes Fans Down Memory Lane May 10th at Brooklyn’s On Stage at Kingsborough

By: Ellis Nassour

May 7, 2019: Lorna Luft, singer, actress, and recording artist, will share her unique perspective born from a lifetime in entertainment in an intimate concert, An Evening with Lorna Luft, on Friday, May 10 at 7 P.M. at Brooklyn’s On Stage at Kingsborough (Community College) [2001 Oriental Boulevard at Oxford Street].The one-night-only event will not only feature classics from Broadway and the Great American Songbook, but also Luft’s memories of the extraordinary film, concert, TV, and recording career of her indefatigable mother, Judy Garland. This June will mark the 50th anniversary of the legendary star’s death at 47. 

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Tony Award Nominations 2019

James Corden will host the 73 Annual Tony Awards at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 9th.

April 30, 2019:  The nominations for the 2019 Tony Awards were announced today. Hadestown, with 14 nominations, was the big winner of the day and Ain’t Too Proud—The Life of the Temptations was second with 12 nominations. The two will compete for the coveted Best Musical with the other nominees, Beetlejuice, The Prom, and Tootsie.

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BroadwayHD

BroadwayHD/Fathom Events Presents Lavish West End 42nd Street Revival in Theatres May 1

By: Ellis Nassour

April 29, 2019: One of Broadway’s most classic and beloved tales, 42nd Street, comes to the big screen in the largest ever production of the beloved musical, presented by BroadwayHD and Fathom Events. The stunning digital shoot of the lavish and spectacular 2017 West End production will play on the big screen in cinemas May 1 before joining the Broadway HD online archive. Area theatres showing the musical are Regal’s Union Square 14 and Battery Park 11 and AMC’s Kips Bay 15. Tickets are $18.

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