Primary Stages has announced their 2015-16 season, which will include new works including Deborah Zoe Laufer’s Informed Consent, The Body of an American by Dan O’Brien and Ike Holter’s Exit Strategy. For TheaterMania’s coverage of the new season, click HERE. For more info about Primary Stages, visit PrimaryStages.org.
David Clarke of Broadwayworld.com reviewed composer Scott Alan’s performance on Monday at 54 Below, Broadway’s Supper Club. Clarke writes of Alan, “One of the true highlights of the evening was seeing Alan playing the keys with tangible passion and drive. He was often dancing on the bench, mouthing along to his narratively effective lyrics, and basking in the joy of the performances.” Check out the whole review here!
Stephen Sorokoff of the Times Square Chronicles shares some great pictures of a recent interview with Broadway producer Stewart F. Lane on Backstage with Peter LeDonne. Lane, a six time Tony Award winning producer, was discussing his new book Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way. Take a look at the photos here!
Written in 1938 by Clifford Odets, Rocket to the Moon, is set to open on February 23rd at the Theatre at St. Clement’s. Read more about this production from BroadwayWorld.com here!
On February 2, Stewart F. Lane’s new book Black Broadway: African Americans on the Great White Way will be released. This book is an amazing documentation of the history of African Americans on Broadway. Read all about it on TheaterMania.com here!
Tom Viola, the Executive Director of Broadway Cares/ Equity Fights AIDS has been named one of the recipients of the 2015 June Briggs Award. The award ceremony will take place on January 12. Read the full story here!