I’m honored to join many of my extremely talented colleagues as ambassadors for the New York Pops and their outreach program to bring music education to schools in New York City. Read more about the program and who’s participating here: http://newyorkpops.org/popsed-ambassador-launch-partyRead More
Congratulations to the Public Theater’s GIANT for garnering a Lucille Lortel Award Outstanding Musical nomination! (Full list of 2013 nominees here.) The awards, for best off-Broadway shows, take place on May 13th this year and members of the public are welcome to attend the ceremony.
Meanwhile, here is a fantastic video piece about the making of the upcoming GIANT cast album. (The album will go on sale on May 21. I’ll give …Read More
I’ll be co-hosting this year’s Drama Desk Awards with Brooke Shields this Sunday, June 3 at 8 pm. If you’re in NY this weekend, live ticket info for the ceremony at Town Hall is below, but you can also watch the entire ceremony online at http://new.livestream.com/DramaDesk/AwardsCeremony. (The perfect lead-in to Mad Men.)
The Drama Desk Awards, which are given annually in a number of categories, are the only major New York theater honors for which productions …Read More
Last Wednesday I found myself in the middle of Times Square ankle deep in sand. Next thing I knew I was perched atop a 25 foot makeshift ramp, astride a BMX dirt bike, donning a shiny helmet and fully goggled. Then I’m standing nose to nose with a horse named My Boy Bobby. Weird dream you say? Not so much. It was all very real.
The Olympics take place this summer in London. However, before they start up across the pond, New York City decided …Read More
Yeah, I’ll be busy the next few months. Check it out:
April 18, 2012: Attending the Broadway opening night of the hit British stage comedy “One Man, Two Guvnors,” directed by my good friend, Nicholas Hytner (of War Horse, The History Boys, and my personal favorites (of course) Sweet Smell of Success and Carousel). How could I not be excited to see “Falling trousers, flying fish heads, star-crossed lovers, cross-dressing mobsters and a fabulous on-stage band”? Check out the …Read More