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Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand: Mom and Children’s  Health Care Advocate

Sen. Kirsten E. Gillibrand: Mom and Children’s Health Care Advocate

Along with being the mother of two young boys, Kirsten Gillibrand is a New York State Senator who supports the general improvement of the family status quo.

STAGE TUBE: A Look Inside Wildhorn's WONDERLAND at the Alley

STAGE TUBE: A Look Inside Wildhorn's WONDERLAND at the Alley

Wonderland, the new musical adventure by Frank Wildhorn (The Civil War and Jekyll & Hyde), with lyrics by Jack Murphy and a book by Phoebe Hwang, is currently playing at Houston's Ally Theatre through February 14. BroadwayWorld brings you a look inside the production, directed by Gregory Boyd (also the Ally's Artistic Director).

Full Cast Announced for AMERICAN IDIOT; Cast to Appear on Grammy Awards

Full Cast Announced for AMERICAN IDIOT; Cast to Appear on Grammy Awards

Producers Tom Hulce and Ira Pittelman announced the complete Broadway cast of AMERICAN IDIOT today. The production will begin previews on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 and open on Broadway Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at the St. James Theatre (246 West 44 Street).

AmEx Presale Tickets for AMERICAN IDIOT Now Available

AmEx Presale Tickets for AMERICAN IDIOT Now Available

Tickets for the Broadway run of AMERICAN IDIOT are now available exclusively to American Express card holders. Tickets will go on sale to the general public on February 14th. AMERICAN IDIOT will begin previews on Wednesday, March 24, 2010 and open on Broadway Tuesday, April 20, 2010 at the St. James Theatre.

East Village Visitors' Center Moves to FAB Central 2/2

East Village Visitors' Center Moves to FAB Central 2/2

Starting February 2, 2010 the East Village Visitors' Center (EVVC) will move to FAB Central, located at 61 East 4th Street, from its previous home at the Bowery Poetry Club.

National Jazz Museum in Harlem Announces Their February Schedule

National Jazz Museum in Harlem Announces Their February Schedule

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem's February 2010 schedule of events are chock full of choices for all from newcomers to the music to seasoned fans of music.

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Announces Full Cast; Hunter Foster & Elizabeth Stanley Plus 'Chicago Quartet'

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Announces Full Cast; Hunter Foster & Elizabeth Stanley Plus 'Chicago Quartet'

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, a new musical, is pleased to announce casting for the upcoming Broadway production opening at the Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street) on Sunday, April 11 with previews beginning Saturday, March 13.

Westchester Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - February 2010

Westchester Calendar Highlights: Activities for Kids and Families - February 2010

Check out some family-friendly events scheduled for the month of February in Westchester County.

FELA! Dedicates Special Performance to The Actors Fund, Jan. 25

FELA! Dedicates Special Performance to The Actors Fund, Jan. 25

FELA!, currently playing at the Eugene O'Neill on Broadway starring Lillias White and Sahr Ngaujah, will dedicate the January 25th performance to The Actors Fund, granting proceeds to the fund in support of their programs and services. The curtain rises on Monday the 25th at 8:00pm. For information on The Actor's fund, visit www.actorsfund.org.

Philip Whitchurch Joins BILLY ELLIOT as Dad Thru May; Jbara Takes Leave of Absence

Philip Whitchurch Joins BILLY ELLIOT as Dad Thru May; Jbara Takes Leave of Absence

Universal Pictures Stage Productions, Working Title Films and Old Vic Productions in association with Weinstein Live Entertainment announced today that Philip Whitchurch will join the cast of the 10-time Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot the Musical in the role of ‘Dad.' Tony Award-winner Gregory Jbara will be taking a leave of absence.

American Premiere of THE PITMEN PAINTERS Starring Original UK Cast Coming to MTC

American Premiere of THE PITMEN PAINTERS Starring Original UK Cast Coming to MTC

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) announce that Manhattan Theatre Club, by special arrangement with Bob Boyett, will produce the Live Theatre, Newcastle /National Theatre of Great Britain's co-production of THE PITMEN PAINTERS by Tony Award winner Lee Hall (Billy Elliot) with direction by Max Roberts starring the original English company.

Janet Dacal and David Del Rio Join IN THE HEIGHTS as Gonzalez and de Jesus Depart

Janet Dacal and David Del Rio Join IN THE HEIGHTS as Gonzalez and de Jesus Depart

The 2008 Tony and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical In The Heights, welcomes back original cast member Janet Dacal as "Nina" on Friday, February 19, 2010, and welcomes David Del Rio as "Sonny" on Monday, February 15, 2010.

Big Apple Circus  Presents BELLO IS BACK! 1/18/2010

Big Apple Circus Presents BELLO IS BACK! 1/18/2010

Bello is Back! The Big Apple Circus is back in town with Bello Nock, named "America's Best Clown" by Time magazine, and the world's most exciting circus artists under the Big Top! In Bello is Back! the playfully elegant Bello, with his gravity-defying hair, trademark tuxedo, white gloves and spats, returns to the one-ring intimacy of the Big Apple Circus after an absence of nine seasons.

The New Victory Theater: Just for  Kids and Their Amazing Imaginations

The New Victory Theater: Just for Kids and Their Amazing Imaginations

The New Victory Theater, in the heart of the Big Apple, offers affordable, entertaining performances for kids and families.

New York Festival of Song Presents The Killer B's at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater

New York Festival of Song Presents The Killer B's at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater

New York Festival of Song (NYFOS, www.nyfos.org), who "redefined the song recital with daring and dramatic programming" (The New Yorker), presents its fifth annual program with the Department of Vocal Arts at The Juilliard School on Wednesday January 13, 2010 at 8 PM, Killer B's-American Song From Amy Beach to the Beach Boys.

The Highline Ballroom Announces Complete Schedule of Events

The Highline Ballroom Announces Complete Schedule of Events

RECENTLY ADDED or ALTERED SHOWS: Lineup Changed: Sunday, January 10 NIKKI YANOFSKY, MELINDA DOOLITTLE, CHICHA LIBRE and

Pacha NYC Presents Bob Sinclair's ‘Born in 69’ World Tour, 1/8

Pacha NYC Presents Bob Sinclair's ‘Born in 69’ World Tour, 1/8

Pacha NYC presents the Pacha NYC debut of legendary DJ/Producer Bob Sinclar on Friday, January 8th, 2009. Currently touring on his Born in 69 (Yellow), Sinclar is ready to show NYC what peace, love and flower power is all about.

Charmaine Clamor Plays Trumpet Jazz Club 1/9 & Iridium Jazz Club 1/10

Charmaine Clamor Plays Trumpet Jazz Club 1/9 & Iridium Jazz Club 1/10

Charmaine Clamor will play at the Trumpets Jazz Club on January 9, and at the Iridium Jazz Club on Sunday, January 10.

Concert Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. to Feature The Afro-Semitic Experience at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

Concert Celebrating Martin Luther King, Jr. to Feature The Afro-Semitic Experience at the Museum of Jewish Heritage

On Sunday, January 17 at 2 p.m., celebrate the spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. with the Afro-Semitic Experience in The Road that Heals the Splintered Soul, a high-energy concert reflecting both Jewish and African diaspora heritages through the rich musical traditions of Gospel, Klezmer, Nigunim, Spirituals, and Swing.

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park Presents THREE

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park Presents THREE

City Parks Foundation presents Three - an adventurous mash-up of the classic fairy tales "The Three Little Pigs," "Three Billy Goats Gruff," and "The Three Bears," at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre in Central Park.

Jazz Night with The Carlos Cuevas Trio Held at Barge Music

Jazz Night with The Carlos Cuevas Trio Held at Barge Music

Bargemusic is located at Fulton Ferry Landing near the Brooklyn Bridge.

Too Cold Outside? 10 Family Activities for Indoor Fun

Too Cold Outside? 10 Family Activities for Indoor Fun

Guiding kids toward productive (nondestructive!) indoor activities can be a bit of a challenge. Check out our 10 clever suggestions for family fun on a cold winter day.

Broadway Icon Brian Stokes Mitchell

Broadway Icon Brian Stokes Mitchell

Take a look into the life of the multi-talented Brian Stokes Mitchell, Broadway's leading man and father of one.

Where to Find Performances of 'The Nutcracker' in NY, Long Island, and CT - December 2009

Where to Find Performances of 'The Nutcracker' in NY, Long Island, and CT - December 2009

Find out where this timeless ballet will be performed this holiday season in the New York metro area.

New Technology for Kids and Families

New Technology for Kids and Families

Read about the latest technologies available for kids, parents, and families.




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