Jennifer was given her first camera at the age of eight, and has had one in her hand ever since. For the duration of her college career, she was an event photographer--capturing guest speakers, musicians, and performances. She is now a concert and event photographer, taking in all that New York City has to offer for entertainment.
Up on the Marquee: FIRST DATE
May 21, 2013
Tony Award-winning producer Junkyard Dog Productions (Memphis) has just announced that leading man Zachary Levi, star of TV's 'Chuck,' Disney's feature film Tangled and the upcoming Thor: The Dark World, will make his Broadway debut starring opposite Broadway and television ingenue Krysta Rodriguez ('Smash,' The Addams Family) in First Date, Broadway's new romantic musical comedy. With a book by Austin Winsberg ('Gossip Girl'), music and lyrics by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (Secondhand Lions, Twice Charmed) and musical staging by Josh Rhodes (Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella) First Date is directed by Bill Berry (Producing Director of The 5th Avenue Theatre). Featuring Sara Chase ('Arrested Development,' The Toxic Avenger), Kristoffer Cusick (Wicked, Rent), Blake Hammond (Sister Act, Billy Elliot) and Kate Loprest ('Boardwalk Empire,' Hairspray), the cast of First Date also includes Vicki Noon (Wicked, Mamma Mia!). First Date begins performances Tuesday, July 9, 2013, and opens Thursday, August 8, 2013, at Broadway's Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th Street). Additional casting to be announced shortly.
The marquee just went up at the Longacre theatre and you can check it out below!
Photo Coverage: Luis Bravo Unveils FOREVER TANGO Marquee!
May 21, 2013
Luis Bravo's internationally acclaimed entertainment phenomenon Forever Tango, will return to the Walter Kerr Theatre (219 W 48thStreet), its original Broadway home, for ten weeks only with performances beginning Tuesday, July 9, 2013 through Sunday, September 15, 2013 and an official opening set for Sunday, July 14, 2013. Five-time Grammy Award-winner Gilberto Santa Rosa will star as the first special guest star for the first three weeks of the engagement. Future vocalist casting will be announced at a later date. Tickets will go on sale to the general public starting Tuesday, May 28, 2013.
Marcela Duran and Luis Bravo were there today as the marquee went up at the Walter Kerr Theatre and you can check out photo coverage below!
Photo Coverage: Inside THE NIGHT LARRY KRAMER KISSED ME Benefit!
May 21, 2013
Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS presented a one-night, 20th anniversary performance of the landmark show THE NIGHT Larry Kramer KISSED ME last night at the Gerard W. Lynch Theater at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street, NYC). BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos below!
Photo Coverage: Klea Blackhurst, Ashley Brown & Cast of Goodspeed's HELLO DOLLY! Meets the Press
May 20, 2013
Dolly looks swell as ever as Goodspeed Musicals brings everyone's favorite meddlesome matchmaker to its main stage. Hello, Dolly! will run from June 28 - September 8 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Official Press Opening will be July 17, 2013.Leading the cast in the role of Dolly Levi will be cabaret diva Klea Blackhurst. Ms. Blackhurst is best known for her award-winning tribute to Ethel Merman, Everything the Traffic Will Allow, which she has performed in venues across the U.S. and in London. She was most recently seen in Happy Huntingat The York Theatre. She also created the role of Miss Lemon in the new musical The Nutty Professor, which premiered this past summer in Nashville.
The cast and creative team met the press earlier today and you can check out complete photo coverage from the festivities below!
Photo Coverage: Meet the Sexy Men of Broadway- In Rehearsal for the BROADWAY BEAUTY PAGEANT
May 17, 2013
The contestants for the seventh annual Broadway Beauty Pageant will include Callan Bergmann (Silence! The Musical), Julius C. Carter (SPIDER-MAN Turn Off The Dark), Yurel Echezarreta (Matilda), Matthew Goodrich (The Nance), Orion Griffiths (Pippin), and Paul HeeSang Miller (Mamma Mia!). As previously announced, four-time Tony nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning actress Tovah Feldshuh will host the event which will take place on Monday evening, May 20th, at 8:00p.m., at the NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place). The popular event is the annual benefit of New York's Ali Forney Center. BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the whole gang in rehearsal below!
Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Colin Quinn UNCONSTITUTIONAL
May 17, 2013
Colin Quinn Unconstitutional, a new comedy written by and starring Colin Quinn, opened at The Barrow Street Theatre, (27 Barrow Street) last night, May 16th. Colin Quinn Unconstitutional, is presented by Brillstein Entertainment Partners and Mike Lavoie in association with Barrow Street Theatre. BroadwayWorld brings yo photos from opening night below!
Photo Coverage: Carnegie Deli Unveils OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES Sandwich!
May 16, 2013
Earlier today, the OLD JEWS TELLING JOKES sandwich was unveiled at the Carnegie Deli. Host of 'The Chew' Carla Hall, who designed the sandwich, was there to celebrate with the cast and you can check out photos from the festivities below!
Photo Coverage: NASA Helps MATILDA Cast Chat with Astronauts in Space!
May 7, 2013
Earlier today, the cast of MATILDA THE MUSICAL got the chance to speak live with an astronaut on the International Space Station via satellite hook-up provided by NASA. During the event, Astronaut Tom Marshburn (brother-in-law of cast member John Sanders) got to chat with some of the kids and adults from the Tony nominated show. BroadwayWorld was there for the festivities and you can check out full coverage below!
Photo Coverage: Chita Rivera Named Grand Marshal of Puerto Rican Day Parade
May 7, 2013
In a press conference held at Popular Community Bank Headquarters in Lower Manhattan, Madelyn Lugo, the Parade's President, announced that this year's Grand Marshal is legendary actress/singer/dancer Chita Rivera, whose illustrious career spans over 50 years in entertainment. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the event below!
Photo Coverage: Michael Cerveris & More at Opening Night of LCT's NIKOLAI AND THE OTHERS
May 7, 2013
Lincoln Center Theater presents Betsy Aidem, Blair Brown, Michael Cerveris, Anthony Cochrane, Lauren Culpepper, Alvin Epstein, Kathryn Erbe, John Glover, Jennifer B. Grace, Katie Kreisler, Stephen Kunken, Haviland Morris, Dale Place, John Procaccino, Gareth Saxe and Alan Schmuckler in the 18-member cast of its the world premiere production of NIKOLAI AND THE OTHERS, a new play by Richard Nelson. The play, which was commissioned by Lincoln Center Theater, is directed by David Cromer and opened last night, May 6. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night below!
Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of I'M A STRANGER HERE MYSELF
May 3, 2013
York Theatre Company presents the musical I'm a Stranger Here Myself, written and performed by Mark Nadler with Franca Vercellonion accordion, Jessica Wright on violin and directed by David Schweizer. It opened last night and you can check out photo coverage below!
Photo Coverage: John Lloyd Young and Linda Lavin Announce 2013 Drama Desk Nominees
April 29, 2013
The 58th Annual Drama Desk awards will take place on May 19th at Town Hall and this morning, the nominees were announced by John Lloyd Young (Drama Desk Winner, Jersey Boys) and Linda Lavin. BroadwayWorld was there and brings you photos below!
Photo Coverage: PIPPIN Cast Celebrates Opening Night Party!
April 26, 2013
After the opening night show, the cast and crew celebrated and BroadwayWorld.com was there to snap them, all glammed up!
Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Public Theater's HERE LIES LOVE
April 24, 2013
The Public Theater presents the world premiere musical Here Lies Love, with concept and lyrics by David Byrne, music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, additional music by Tom Gandey and J Pardo, and choreography by Annie-B Parson. Directed by Alex Timbers, Here Lies Love began performances on Tuesday, April 2 and opened last night, April 23. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night festivities below!
Photo Coverage: Inside THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
April 24, 2013
The Broadway revival of Horton Foote's beloved classic, The Trip to Bountiful, opened last night, April 23, at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre (124 W 43rd St).Directed by Michael Wilson, the cast features Academy Award nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress Cicely Tyson, Academy Award winner Cuba Gooding, Jr, Emmy Award nominee and recording star Vanessa Williams, and Tony Award nominee Condola Rashad.
BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out full photo coverage of the star-studded theatre arrivals below!
Photo Coverage: JEKYLL & HYDE Back on Broadway - Opening Night Curtain Call
April 19, 2013
BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the entire night. Check out photos from the curtain call below.
Photo Coverage: JEKYLL & HYDE Back on Broadway - Opening Night Red Carpet
April 19, 2013
BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the entire night. Check out photos from the opening night guests on the red carpet below.
Photo Coverage: The Stars Arrive for THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES Opening Night!
April 18, 2013
Tony winner Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, The American Plan) and MTC begin their 10th collaboration with the world-premiere production of The Assembled Parties. MTC Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (Wit, Collected Stories) directs the cast that includes Tony nominee Jessica Hecht (A View from the Bridge, Harvey), Tony and 2-time Emmy winner Judith Light (Other Desert Cities, Lombardi) and Tony nominee Jeremy Shamos (Glengarry Glen Ross, Clybourne Park).
Photo Coverage: THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES Celebrates Opening Night - Curtain Call and After Party!
April 18, 2013
Tony winner Richard Greenberg (Take Me Out, The American Plan) and MTC begin their 10th collaboration with the world-premiere production of THE ASSEMBLED PARTIES. MTC Artistic Director Lynne Meadow (Wit, Collected Stories) directs the cast that includes Tony nominee Jessica Hecht (A View from the Bridge, Harvey), Tony and 2-time Emmy winner Judith Light (Other Desert Cities, Lombardi) and Tony nominee Jeremy Shamos (Glengarry Glen Ross, Clybourne Park).
The show opened yesterday; check out the curtain call and after party below!
Photo Coverage: THE RASCALS Take First Official Broadway Bow!
April 17, 2013
THE RASCALS: ONCE UPON A DREAM, which opened last night on Broadway, is directed by Steven Van Zandt and Marc Brickman. With music byFelix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati, The Rascals: Once Upon a Dream has stage, video and lighting design by Brickman and has music production and is written by legendary guitarist Van Zandt. Performances begin Monday, April 15th atBroadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street), and will play through Sunday, May 5th.
BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out phtoos from the first official curtain call below!
Photo Coverage: Inside THE RASCALS' Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
April 17, 2013
THE RASCALS: ONCE UPON A DREAM, which opened last night on Broadway, is directed by Steven Van Zandt and Marc Brickman. With music byFelix Cavaliere and Eddie Brigati, The Rascals: Once Upon a Dream has stage, video and lighting design by Brickman and has music production and is written by legendary guitarist Van Zandt. Performances begin Monday, April 15th atBroadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street), and will play through Sunday, May 5th. Opening night is set for Tuesday, April 16th.
BroadwayWorld was there for all of the opening night festivities and you can check out who was on the pre-show red carpet below!
Photo Coverage: Alec Baldwin & ORPHANS Cast Visits TimesTalks
April 16, 2013
Emmy winner and Tony Award and Oscar nominee Alec Baldwin, SAG and Emmy Award winner Ben Foster and London Newcomer of the Year nominee Tom Sturridge visited the TheTimesCenter on yesterday, April 15, to talk about their work on stage in the darkly comic play 'Orphans,' which opens on Broadway April 18, with New York Times theater reporter Patrick Healy.
Photo Coverage: First Look as Adam Pascal and Christine Pedi Join CHICAGO on Broadway!
April 9, 2013
On Monday, April 8, 2013, Broadway's Chicago welcomed Tony Award nominee Adam Pascal in the role of slick criminal lawyer Billy Flynn and comedienne and radio host Christine Pedi made her Chicago debut as Matron 'Mama' Morton. We couldn't miss their first curtain call!
Photo Coverage: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Cast Unveils Portrait at Tony's di Napoli
April 4, 2013
Yesterday, April 3, Tony's di Napoli Restaurant Times Square presented the addition of a new portrait to their Broadway Wall of Fame, honoring the stars and cast of the legendary Broadway musical, 'Phantom of the Opera' starring Hugh Panaro and Samantha Hill. BroadwayWorld was there for the unveiling and you can check out photo coverage below!
Photo Coverage: Cyndi Lauper & Harvey Fierstein Unveil NYC Subway Ads!
April 3, 2013
Last night, the creators of the musical, Harvey Fierstein and Cyndi Lauper unveiled the Kinky Boots 'Everybody Say Yeah' ad campaign inside the Times Square Subway Station. Check it out below!
Up on the Marquee: JEKYLL & HYDE
March 28, 2013
The four-time Tony nominated musical sensation JEKYLL & HYDE is still on its pre-Broadway tour, featuring Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis alongside Grammy Award nominee and R&B superstar Deborah Cox. Check out photos of the marquee, which just went up at the Marquis Theatre below!
Photo Coverage: Cyndi Lauper & KINKY BOOTS Team with Columbia University Medical Center
March 21, 2013
In celebration of this cutting-edge and much needed expansion of health services for the LGBT community, the new Broadway musical Kinky Boots hosted a special one-night-only event at the show, featuring a pre-show cocktail reception with composer/lyricist Cyndi Lauper, book writer Harvey Fierstein, and director/choreographer Jerry Mitchell. Check out photos from the festivities below!
Photo Coverage: Cyndi Lauper & Harvey Fierstein Visit TimesTalks
March 19, 2013
Last night, Cyndi Lauper and Harvey Fierstein joined New York Times theater reporter Patrick Healy and audience members in live conversation for TimesTalks to discuss their collaboration on the highly anticipated new musical 'Kinky Boots' at TheTimesCenter in New York. The talk included a live performance with 'Kinky Boots' cast members. 'Kinky Boots'
BroadwayWorld was there for the event and you can check out full photo coverage below!
Photo Coverage: Stardust is Back! PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Starts Previews Off-Broadway - Check out the First Curtain Call!
March 19, 2013
Peter and the Starcatcher, the five-time TonyAward-winning play, began performances last night, March 18, 2013 at New World Stages. The cast includes returning Broadway cast members Rick Holmes, now playing Black Stache, Jason Ralph, now playing Boy, along with Kevin Del Aguila as Smee, Matt D'Amico as Slank, and Evan Harrington as Alf, all reprising their roles. They are joined by Nicole Lowrance (Molly), Edward Baker-Duly(Lord Aster), Josh Grisetti (Fighting Prawn), Alex Hernandez (Captain Scott), Nate Miller (Ted), Andrew Mueller (Prentiss), Jon Patrick Walker (Mrs. Bumbrake),Jordan Geiger, Joanna Howard, and Graham Stevens.
Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of THE MOUND BUILDERS
March 18, 2013
Signature Theatre presents The Mound Builders written byLanford Wilson and directed by Jo Bonney. The production will now play through Sunday, April 14. The production opened last night, March 17 in The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues). BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photo coverage below!
Photo Coverage: THE FLICK Celebrates Opening Night!
March 13, 2013
Playwrights Horizons World Premiere of The Flick, a new play by Obie Award winner Annie Baker (Circle Mirror Transformation at PH, The Aliens, her recent adaptation of Uncle Vanya), opened last night, March 12. Directed by Obie Award winner Sam Gold (Circle Mirror Transformation, Kin and The Big Meal at PH; Seminar and Picnic on Broadway), the production will play through Sunday, March 31 at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street).
BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night festivities and you can check out coverage from the curtain call and after party below!
Photo Coverage: NEVA and DETROIT '67 Open at Public Theater!
March 12, 2013
The Public Theater began previews for the world premiere of DETROIT '67, a Public Lab production by Dominique Morisseau, on Tuesday, February 26. Directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah, DETROIT '67 will run through Sunday, March 17 and opened last night in The Public's Shiva Theater. Additionally, the English language premiere of NEVA, written and directed by Guillermo Calderon, opened last night.
BroadwayWorld was there for both openings and you can catch full photo coverage below!
Photo Coverage: Inside the SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Concert- Ashley Brown, Nick Adams & More!
March 12, 2013
Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD was performed last night, March 11 at XL Cabaret (512 West 42nd St). The evening, directed by two-time Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun, starred Nick Adams, Ashley Brown, Jessica Rush and Michael James Scott. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos from the star-studded arrivals below!
Photo Coverage: THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD Cast Album Signing - Stephanie J. Block, Chita Rivera and More!
March 11, 2013
DRG Records has released the new 2013 Broadway cast recording of Roundabout Theatre Company's critically acclaimed Broadway production of Rupert Holmes' Tony Award-winning musical comedy The Mystery of Edwin Drood, which closed on Broadway yesterday, March 10, at Studio 54 (254 West 54th Street).
Cast members performed from the album at the Upper East Side Barnes & Noble (86th & Lexington Ave.) on March 8, joined by Will Chase, Jim Norton, Gregg Edelman and Chita Rivera for a CD signing following the performances. BroadwayWorld was there for the celebrations and brings you photos below!
Photo Coverage: ROCK OF AGES Breaks Into Top 50 Longest-Running Shows!
March 6, 2013
The five-time Tony Award-nominated musical Rock of Ages - which in its record-breaking fourth year on Broadway has celebrated its one-millionth customer, its 1500th performance and seven Box Office Records - takes their place on the Top 50 Longest Running Broadway Shows in History this week- with 1,544 performances surpassing the original production of Jekyll & Hyde.
The show celebrated the milestone after last night's performance and you can check out complete photo coverage below!
Photo Coverage: Dan O'Brien & Robert Schenkkan Awarded Kennedy Prize
March 5, 2013
Columbia University and Ambassador Jean Kennedy Smith last night awarded Dan O'Brien's The Body of an American and Robert Schenkkan's All the Way with the inaugural Edward M. Kennedy Prize for Drama Inspired by American History, known as the EMK Prize. Check out photos from the festivities below!
Photo Coverage: Celia Keenan-Bolger, BD Wong, and More at OUR TOWN Benefit Reading
March 5, 2013
The Actors Fund held a benefit reading of the American classic Our Town last night, March 4, at The Gerald R. Lynch Theatre at John Jay College (524 West 59th Street). Tony Winners Blythe Danner, BD Wong and two-time Tony Award nominee S. Epatha Merkerson shared the role of the Stage Manager for this one night benefit.
Photo Coverage: Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein Meet Fans at KINKY BOOTS Stage Door
March 4, 2013
The new musical Kinky Boots, from four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein (book), Grammy Award-winning rock icon Cyndi Lauper (Music & Lyrics), Tony Award-winner Jerry Mitchell (Director & Choreographer), began preview performances on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street) last night , March 3, 2013. Opening night is set for Thursday, April 4, 2013.
Cyndi Lauper, Harvey Fierstein and the cast of Kinky Boots greeted fans at the stagedoor for the very first time last night, and you can check out photo coverage below!