TIME revealed the 2022 TIME100, its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world today. The issue has 5 worldwide covers, each highlighting a member of the TIME100: actor Zendaya, Apple CEO Tim Cook, recording artist Mary J. Blige, Prime Minister Mia Mottley, and actor Simu Liu. The TIME100 includes surprising pairings of the list members and the guest contributors TIME selects to write about them. The … Continue reading Simu Liu, Zendaya, Tim Cook, Mary J. Blige, Prime Minister Mia Mottley, Michelle Yeoh, Nathan Chen, Eileen Gu, Michelle Zauner, Keanu Reeves, Michael R. Jackson, Oprah, Ariana DeBose, Hwang Dong-Hyuk, Taika Waititi, Andrew Garfield, Jon Batiste, Ketanji Brown Jackson, Letitia James, Maya Lin, Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and more on 2022 TIME100
The Broadway premiere of A Strange Loop, Michael R. Jackson’s Pulitzer-Prize winning musical, directed by Stephen Brackett, choreographed by Raja Feather Kelly, and produced by Barbara Whitman along with Page 73 Productions, Woolly Mammoth Theatre Company and Playwrights Horizons, kicks off previews at Broadway’s Lyceum Theatre (149 W 45th St) on Wednesday, April 6, 2022. Opening night is set for Tuesday, April 26, 2022. The … Continue reading Jaquel Spivey, Antwayn Hopper, L Morgan Lee, John-Michael Lyles, James Jackson, Jr., John-Andrew Morrison, and Jason Veasey Set for Broadway Premiere of Michael R. Jackson’s A STRANGE LOOP
Musical Theatre Legend Stephen Schwartz presented lyricists Jason Ma and Daniel Mertzlufft with 2021 ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Awards for Musical Theatre during the ASCAP Foundation Honors 2021 virtual event, which streamed on The ASCAP Foundation YouTube channel on December 14. The ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Awards are presented annually to aspiring lyricists who participate in an ASCAP or ASCAP Foundation workshop in the musical theater, pop and/or country and … Continue reading Stephen Schwartz Presents Lyricists Jason Ma and Daniel Mertzlufft with 2021 ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Awards for Musical Theatre During ASCAP Foundation Honors 2021 Virtual Event
It has been an eventful week for Jason Ma. He was on a lunch break from rehearsal of the Utah Shakespeare Festival’s world premiere production of his new musical, Gold Mountain in the Salt Lake City area, when he got the call that he is one of two 2021 ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Award recipients this year. He will share the award with Daniel Mertzlufft, a NY-based composer and … Continue reading Jason Ma is Filled with Gratitude to be Receiving the 2021 ASCAP Foundation Harold Adamson Lyric Award for Musical Theatre, the Utah Shakespeare Festival World Premiere of GOLD MOUNTAIN and Release of THE RAINBOW LULLABY
After a 15-month shutdown due to the COVID-19 epidemic, proprietors Steve Baruch, Richard Frankel, and Tom Viertel have announced that “Broadway’s Supper Club” Feinstein’s/54 Below will reopen its iconic red door for live performances on June 17, 2021. The opening weekend includes opening night shows from Joe Iconis & George Salazar (June 17 & 18, 20, 22, 23, 24 at 7 PM) and Shakina Nayfack (June 17 at 9:45 PM), followed by Drama Desk and Lucille … Continue reading Feinstein’s/54 Below To Reopen June 17; Upcoming Concerts to Feature André De Shields, Alice Ripley, Derrick Baskin, Maria Christina-Oliveras, Andy Karl & Orfeh, Liz Callaway, Helen Park, Michael Feinstein, Joe Iconis, George Salazar, Amber Iman, Ken Page, Sierra Boggess, Michael R. Jackson, Beth Malone, Adam Gwon, Beth Leavel, Larry Owens, L Morgan Lee and Many More
Nathan Alan Davis, Michael R. Jackson, Vivian Gornick, Kate Briggs, Dionne Brand, Renee Gladman, Canisia Lubrin, and Natalie Scenters-Zapico Receive 2021 Windham-Campbell Prizes https://wp.me/p8ilTC-952 Continue reading Nathan Alan Davis, Michael R. Jackson, Vivian Gornick, Kate Briggs, Dionne Brand, Renee Gladman, Canisia Lubrin, and Natalie Scenters-Zapico Receive 2021 Windham-Campbell Prizes
Tonight at 8pm: Tony Winners André De Shields, Whoopi Goldberg and George Faison Join Black Theatre Coalition and Playbill’s UPON THESE SHOULDERS Black History Month Concert https://wp.me/p8ilTC-8Mn The full lineup features Ahmad Simmons, Aisha Jackson, Amber Iman, Anastacia McCleskey, André De Shields, Ari Groover, Bebe Winans, Brandon Victor Dixon, Brittney Johnson, Bryonha Parham, Camille A. Brown, Carly Hughes, Charles Randolph-Wright, Christina Sajous, Daniel J. Watts, DJ Duggz, George Faison, Harry Lennix, Khaila Wilcoxon, Kimberly Marable, Lilli Cooper, Malcolm Armwood, Marisha Wallace, Mayor of Chicago Lori Lightfoot, Mayor of Washington, D.C. Muriel Bowser, Marlies Yearby, Merle Dandridge, Michael R. Jackson, Nathan Lee Graham, Nick Rashad Burroughs, Norm Lewis, Paul Tazewell, Phillip Boykin, Raja Feather Kelly, Savion Glover, Shereen Pimentel, Stephanie Umoh, Tamika Lawrence, Tituss Burgess, Tracee Beazer Barrett, Tramaine Gray, Valisia LeKae, Whoopi Goldberg and Wynton Marsalis. Continue reading Feb. 27: Tony Winners André De Shields, Whoopi Goldberg and George Faison Join Black Theatre Coalition and Playbill’s UPON THESE SHOULDERS Black History Month Concert
David Henry Hwang, Phylicia Rashad, Billy Porter, Aaron Tveit, and More Set for DGF Virtual Benefit ‘Write In The Dark’ https://wp.me/p8ilTC-8hr Continue reading David Henry Hwang, Phylicia Rashad, Billy Porter, Aaron Tveit, and More Set for DGF Virtual Benefit ‘Write In The Dark’
Dramatists Guild of America Joins Dramatists Guild Foundation and the Lillys to Announce Their Annual Awards https://wp.me/p8ilTC-6X2 Presenters will include Lynn Nottage, Stephen Schwartz, Hallie Foote, Chisa Hutchinson, Sarah Ruhl, Kirsten Childs, Heidi Schreck, and more.
This year’s Dramatists Guild awards go to Michael R Jackson, recipient of the Hull-Warriner Award and the Frederick Loewe Award for his musical A Strange Loop; Kia Corthron, recipient of the Flora Roberts Award; Lydia Diamond, recipient of the Horton Foote Playwriting Award; and Madhuri Shekar, recipient of the Lanford Wilson Award.
The Dramatists Guild Foundation’s awards go to Khiyon Hursey, recipient of the Stephen Schwartz Award; and Erika Dickerson-Despenza, Julia Meinwald, and Benjamin Velez, co-recipients of the Thom Thomas Award. Continue reading Dramatists Guild of America Joins Dramatists Guild Foundation and the Lillys to Announce Their Annual Awards
American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice Set 2020 Obie Awards for July 14 https://wp.me/p8ilTC-6RH Continue reading American Theatre Wing and The Village Voice Set 2020 Obie Awards for July 14