Dana Solimando
Broadway, Events, In The Spotlight, Spotlight Interview

Director/Choreographer Dana Solimando on RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL

Get ready to saddle up for a sleigh ride with Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical. The stage version of the classic holiday television special will fly into New York City direct from its national tour. The limited-engagement at Madison Square Garden will run from December 1st-18th. In 1964, the beloved stop-motion animated television classic, […]

Dance Reviews, Events

Review: The Rockettes Shine in the RADIO CITY CHRISTMAS SPECTACULAR

The New York annual holiday tradition of the Radio City Christmas Spectacular returns in all its glory. Rockefeller Center is without question the heart of Christmas in New York City. The Christmas Spectacular is a big part of what makes it so magical. The show closely resembles last year’s top-notch production with some slight modifications […]

Chita Rivera
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In Depth with Broadway Star Chita Rivera on CHITA: A LEGENDARY CELEBRATION

Broadway icon Chita Rivera, who just performed her debut concert at Carnegie Hall, takes the stage this weekend in several theaters in the New York and Connecticut areas. Though more intimate than her Carnegie Hall show, “Chita: A Legendary Celebration” promises to be just as thrilling in cozier, smaller venues. Chita: A Legendary Celebration will […]

Dance Reviews, Events

Review: Superb Performers Sparkle in Company XIV’s PARIS

If there is one thing director/choreographer Austin McCormick (Company XIV) can be accused of it’s that he consistently puts on a titillating, atmospheric and imaginative show. If you’ve seen his sensual reimagining’s of classic stories like The Nutcracker and Cinderella you’ll feel right at home. His signature style is unmistakable in the seamless blending of […]

Al Blackstone
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Choreographer Al Blackstone talks FREDDIE FALLS IN LOVE for the Fire Island Dance Festival

Popular choreographer Al Blackstone, known for his Broadway style routines on So You Think You Can Dance, is excited to be returning for his third season at the Fire Island Dance Festival. The festival, produced by Dancers Responding to AIDS (DRA), a program of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, runs July 15-17 in Fire Island Pines, […]

Tony Awards
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Fun Facts About This Year’s 70th Annual TONY Awards Ceremony

Before Broadway’s biggest night this Sunday, June 12th, 36 productions will have opened on Broadway in the 2015-16 season. Of those productions, 18 are nominated for Tony Awards this year, and 94 of the actors and creative teams in those productions will walk the red carpet on Sunday as nominees. Below are fun facts about […]

Dance Education, Dance Reviews, Events

‘Dance: Broadway Stage and Screen’ presented by THE DANCE ENTHUSIAST

On Tuesday evening April 12th, The Dance Enthusiast presented an informal evening of dance and conversation. The 4th in a series called Enthusiastic Events!, Dance: Broadway Stage and Screen consisted of three engaging speakers and two short dance performances. Founded by Christine Jowers in 2007, The Dance Enthusiast, an extension of the nonprofit Moving Arts […]

Events, In The Spotlight

Ray Mercer puts All The Right Moves into PURE MOTION for Broadway Cares

Award-winning choreographer Ray Mercer will present Pure Motion, an evening of his dances produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. The evening will feature two performances at 7 pm and 8:30 pm on Monday, February 29, 2016, at The Ailey Citigroup Theatre in New York City. Mercer, winner of Joffrey Ballet’s Choreographers of Color […]

Austin McCormick
Events, Spotlight Interview

Austin McCormick Talks Company XIV and His Scintillating Production of NUTCRACKER ROUGE

COMPANY XIV will be presenting a revival of “Nutcracker Rouge,” a sparkling reimagining of the beloved Nutcracker tale told with erotic, sensual and opulent flair at The Minetta Lane Theatre. The show will play a limited 8-week engagement from November 25th to January 17th, with opening night scheduled for December 2nd. “Nutcracker Rouge” is conceived, […]