Plans are coming together for Monday’s big night: The 15th annual Metro Awards, honoring the best in participating high-school musicals, live from Paramount Hudson Valley in Peekskill. If you don’t have a ticket to the loudest proudest moment on the high-school-theater calendar in the Lower Hudson Valley, lohud.com will take… Read More →
Ramsey High School in Bergen County leads the list of nominees for the 15th annual Metropolitan High School Theater Awards announced Friday. The awards will be presented June 3 at the newly reopened Paramount Hudson Valley theater in Peekskill. Ramsey’s production of “Crazy for You” racked up an impressive 18… Read More →
The 16th annual Metropolitan High School Theater Awards are just around the corner and there’s news to report. Producer Danielle Rudess tells me the evening (June 3 in Peekskill) will be hosted by Westchester’s Broadway star, John Treacy Egan of Larchmont, who is currently in the final weeks playing Chief… Read More →
Bad dress rehearsals, they say, make for good runs. If you subscribe to that maxim, Larchmont’s John Treacy Egan should have a great run as Tito Merelli in “Lend Me a Tenor” at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, NJ. Just watch what happened at their dress. JT is such… Read More →
There is “American Idol” and “The X Factor”—with Mamaroneck’s phenom Carly Rose Sonenclar—but Westchester has its own singing competition: Westchester Teen Idol, held for the Saturday after Thanksgiving at Irvington’s Town Hall Theater. A fundraiser for PMT Productions, a Pleasantville-based community theater, Westchester Teen Idol this year winnowed down a… Read More →
Broadway’s John Treacy Egan directs Tony-winner On Friday, the newly expanded Westchester Sandbox Theatre—with more seats and a bigger lobby—opens the Tony-winning best musical “Avenue Q,” where Muppets live alongside humans, the rent is affordable and Gary Coleman will fix your plumbing.
Larchmont’s John Treacy Egan (“Sister Act”) will perform the national anthem before tonight’s pre-season NFL game between the Giants and the Chicago Bears. At 8 tonight on ESPN and My 9.
For a decade, George Puello’s Cab Calloway Awards at Westchester Broadway Theatre have shone a spotlight on achievement in the arts in Westchester. Puello and his committee annually pick worthy local recipients from the world of theater, dance, opera and music — each of whom is honored from the stage… Read More →
June 13 is shaping up to be a night to remember at Archbishop Stepinac High School’s Major Bowes Theater, where a who’s who of theater folks — locals and Broadway stars — will gather to help Westchester theater luminary George Puello in a one-night-only extravaganza they’re calling “George’s Turn.” Pulled… Read More →