BROADWAY | In “Hedwig,” Taye Diggs got his queer grove back

How’s Taye Diggs in “Hedwig”? Oh nice work if you can queer it. And a str8 can queer it — if Taye tries. Read More

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CONCERT | Broadway’s Ali Ewoldt and Adam Jacobs team up in “Heart Full of Love” at New York’s Town Hall on Feb. 23

About 90 minutes long, performed without an intermission, A Heart Full of Love reunites two alums of Broadway’s Les Misérables (she was the Cosette to his Marius), and for those movie-musical aficionados who could not stand to watch live-singing on film, here is a real live performance where do not have to scream a scream as time goes by. Read More

REPRESENT-ASIAN CONTROVERSY | Asian American actors accuse Roundabout’s Broadway hit MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD of “brownface” casting

Asian American actors add: “The Roundabout made our list of the five theatre companies least likely to hire actors of color. In fact, they ranked second to lowest.” Read More

Post-Hurricane Sandy Updates | Downtown NYC theaters offer Sandy special discounts, as Con Ed restores power

To celebrate their return, many Off-Broadway shows are offering theater-goers tickets discounted tickets. The only thing you have to do is give them the code “Sandy.” A number of performances are free, especially for those who have been displaced by Sandy. Read More

Post-Hurricane Sandy Updates | Bayanihan Dance, Broadway, Universal Self, 54 Below will go on

However, due to extensive power outages in downtown Manhattan as a result of the hurricane, Vineyard Theatre is cancelling performances of its world-premiere production of CHECKERS until further notice. French Institute Alliance Française will also remain closed on Wednesday, October 31 Read More

Randy Gener produces (and co-writes) all-Filipino Broadway concert in an international musical festival in Europe

The National Operetta Theatre “Ion Dacian” Presents “A Medley of Sondheim“ — a special concert tribute performance  Featuring Broadway star performers Joan Almedilla, Ali Ewoldt,  Angel Desai, Jose Llana and Orville Mendoza Produced by Randy Gener Tuesday, 17th of November 2011 at the Metropolis Theater within the International Festival for Musical Performing Arts “Life is… Read More

A one-of-a-kind international festival of musical performing arts in Romania celebrates Stephen Sondheim

A special concert performance of Sondheim musicals and a conference, entitled “Sondheim And After: A Listening Party” pays tribute to America’s Greatest Living Composer, within the framework of the 4th edition of the International Festival for Musical Performing Arts “Life is Beautiful” in Bucharest. Read More

Samuel L. Jackson joins Randy Gener’s Broadway panel “Anatomy of a Breakout” with David Henry Hwang, Kenny Leon and others

THE DRAMA DESK and THE FORDHAM UNIVERSITY THEATRE PROGRAM ANNOUNCES A FALL 2011 PANEL DISCUSSION,  “ANATOMY OF A BREAKOUT” TO BE HELD AT FORDHAM’S MAINSTAGE AT LINCOLN CENTER SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 13, FROM 6:30 PM TO 8:00 PM Panelists Include  Douglas Carter Beane, Lewis Flinn, David Henry Hwang, David Ives, Samuel L. Jackson, Dan Knechtges, Kenny Leon, Jennifer Lim,… Read More