Sunset Boulevard

Glenn Close

Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece, Sunset Boulevard celebrates an historic return to Broadway at The Palace Theatre on February 9th

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Westminster Dog Show

The 141st Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show is a prestigious all-breed conformation show that has been held in New York City annually since 1877. Currently, the breed and Junior Showmanship competitions are being held at Piers 92 and 94, while the group and Best in Show competitions are held at Madison Square Garden.

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Georgie Opens at The Davenport

Mike Blank, David Elliot, Kathie Lee Gifford, Jamie deRoy, Ed Dixon, Mary Cossette, Riki Kane Larimer, Eric Schaeffer, Martin Platt. Richard Winkler

Ed Dixon recounts a 20- year friendship in the poignant and captivating tale, Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose.

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Drama Desk Panel Everyone’s A Critic

Charles Wright, Linda Armstrong, Susan L. Schulman, David Lindsay-Abaire, Peter Marks, Chris Jones, Helen Shaw, Elysa Gardner, James Morgon, Mathew Lombardo, Sharr White

The Drama Desk sponsored a panel discussion Everyone’s A Critic at BroadwayCon 2017. Chris Jones, the Chief Critic of the Chicago Tribune served as moderator and speakers included playwrights David Lindsay-Abaire, Matthew Lombardo, and Sharr White along with James Morgan, the Artistic Director of the York Theater, press agent Susan L. Schulman, and critics Linda Armstrong, Elysa Gardner, Peter Marks, and Helen Shaw.

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The Bodyguard @ Paper Mill

The North American premiere of THE BODYGUARD, a hit new musical based on the Warner Bros. film by Lawrence Kasdan, with a book by Alexander Dinelaris opened at The Paper Mill Playhouse, the recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, in
Milburn, New Jersey. 
DSC_7170Deborah Cox, Judson Mills

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David Hyde Pierce Honored

David Hyde Pierce, Jano Herbosch. Peri Gilpern

Tony Award winning actor feted by Drama League
The Drama League presented the 33rd Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway by honoring Tony and Emmy Award winner David Hyde Pierce in the Grand Ballroom of the Plaza Hotel on Monda, November 7th, 2016. The black-tie gala closes out The Drama League’s centennial celebration that began last November honoring two time Tony Award winner Bernadette Peters.

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The Collector Opens

Gripping adaptation of John Fowles’ The Collector opens at 59E59 Theaters

IMG_1653_3Matt de Rogatis, Director Lisa Milinazzo, Jillian Geurts

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The Wizard of Oz Opens

A new version of The Wizard of Oz opened at the Harlem Repertory Theater for
children from 4 to 104.

The Harlem Repertory Theatre staging of “The Wizard of Oz,” co-produced
by the Yip Harburg Foundation, for young and young-at-heart audiences is
running form October 8 to December 13 at Tato Laviera Theatre at Harlem Prep
Elementary School, 240 
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Drama Desk Mingle

The Drama Desk and their President, Charles Wright, hosted a “Members Mingle” Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016  at the Episcopal Actors’ Guild Hall on East 29th Street where Drama Desk members met with new members and members of the Nominating Committee.  
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Photography: Barry Gordin

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Jamie deRoy @ Birdland

Jamie deRoy & friends, 2016 Mac Award winner, benefits The Actors Fund at Birdland.

Jamie deRoy brought her award winning show, Jamie deRoy & friends, to Birdland on Sunday October 16 to benefit The Actors Fund. Jamie’s stellar line-up of talent included Brandon Victor Dixon, the new star of Hamilton, and the legendary award winning Marilyn Maye along with Julie Gold, Billy Stritch, Julie Halston and Steven Scott.
Hamilton’s Brandon Victor Dixon, Jamie deRoy

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The Clearing Opens

Strong cast leads revival of powerful drama at 59E59 Theaters

A compelling revival of the THE CLEARING by Helen Edmundson opened at 59E59 Theaters on October 11 for a limited run through October 26, 2016. The play effectively directed by Pamela Moller Kareman is set against Oliver Cromwell’s brutal campaign to force Catholics out of Ireland while invoking a story of deceit, love, and passion. 

IMG_1645Hamish Allan-Headley, 
Tessa Zugmeyer, Neal Mayer, Pamela Moller KaremanJakob von Eichel, Quinn Cassavale, Lauren Currie Lewis, Ron Sims, David Licht

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HIFF Award Winners

The 24th Hamptons International Film Festival announced their award winners at a ceremony in East Hampton.

, directed by Kristina Grozeva & Petar Valchanov won the Award for Best Narrative Feature, presented by the Wall Street Journal. THE EAGLE HUNTRESS, directed by Otto Bell, received the Award for Best Documentary Feature, sponsored by ID Films. THE SILENCE, directed by Ali Asgari & Farnoosh Samadi, and IRREGULARS, directed by Fabio Palmieri, received the Award for Best Narrative Short Film and for Best Documentary Short Film, respectively.


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33rd Drama League Gala

David Hyde Pierce to be Feted by Broadway and Hollywood’s Brightest Stars at the 33rd annual Drama League Musical Celebration of Broadway 

The Drama Leagues Executive Artistic Director, Gabriel Stelian-Shanks announced the roster of special guest performers for the 33rd Annual Musical Celebration of Broadway honoring Tony® and Emmy® Award winner David Hyde Pierce which  will  held on Monday evening, November 7, 2016 at The Plaza (768 Fifth Avenue) in New York City.  DSC_1846_img_assist_custom__1_

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Hello Dolly!

The upcoming Broadway revival of “Hello Dolly!” starring the incomparable Bette Midler, in the title role, is destined to be a major happening this season. Tickets went on sale this past Saturday, September 17 ringing in a record breaking $9 million plus dollars, a first-day record amount in the history of Broadway. Wow!” tweeted Bette Midler when she heard the news late on Monday, and the reaction was not unique. 


 Philip J. Smith and Robert E. Wankel, Chairman and President of The Shubert Organization, respectively, said, “We are thrilled with the tremendous response from Hello, Dolly! ticket-buyers. The combination of this show and Bette Midler has proven irresistible to theatergoers.” 

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