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May 12th, 2017 | 0 comments 2017 Swing into Spring New York’s most elegant venue is pleased to host our Swing into Spring event featuring Joe Battaglia and The New York Big Band. Friday, May...

May 3rd, 2017 | 0 comments The concert, featuring some of Broadway’s brightest rising stars, is being held to raise money for the Neurofibromatosis Network. Organized by Jeff Leibow,...

April 12th, 2017 | 0 comments Glenda Cohen loved the theater and took me at the early age of three. My first show was children's theater and to this day I remember being in awe of the beauty and...

April 9th, 2017 | 0 comments The afternoon started with thunder and lightning storms so terrible it looked like the World as we knew it was coming to an end. Just as it was time to travel to the...

March 29th, 2017 | 0 comments Danny DeVito is currently starring on Broadway in "The Price" he is playing Solomon, an old Jewish used furniture appraiser and seems to be channeling Mel Brooks from...

March 16th, 2017 | 0 comments COME FROM AWAY Book, Music & Lyrics by Irene Sankoff & David Hein Directed By Christopher Ashley Choreographed by Kelly Devine On Broadway at the...

December 16th, 2016 | 0 comments The new Broadway show playing at Circle In The Square is an entire musical sung  A Cappella. It is an upbeat musical that will cheer you up as it is made up of...

December 10th, 2016 | 0 comments THE FRONT PAGE is side- splitting funny with an incredible cast of actors. John Slattery, known for the show MAD MEN is very over the top as a reporter trying to...

December 2nd, 2016 | 0 comments There is a new revival of "SWEET CHARITY" at the Pershing Square Signature Center which is a must see for both Sutton Foster fans and dance fans. The production is...

November 20th, 2016 | 0 comments Falsettos consists of two one-act musicals that premiered separately Off-Broadway:  March of the Falsettos (1981),  and Falsettoland (1990) This is my first time...

October 10th, 2016 | 0 comments Roundabout Theatre company knows how to take a classic like "White Christmas" and transform the movie into a new Irving Berlin musical. This show playing at  Studio...

August 8th, 2016 | 0 comments THE ART OF PAPER FLOWERS Creating Realistic Blossoms from Ordinary Papers A Craft Book Written by Tony Award Nominated Costume Designer BOBBY PEARCE (TABOO, THE...

August 6th, 2016 | 0 comments LIGHTS Written and Directed by Ashley Nicole Audette Midtown International Theatre Festival Last year, I attended a performance of the opening scene of...

July 11th, 2016 | 0 comments Tony Sheldon is currently in rehearsals for the NYMF show ICON. Corine Cohen spoke to him for a few minutes during the first rehearsal for the show. Tony is a Tony award...

June 16th, 2016 | 0 comments ACADEMY AWARD, GOLDEN GLOBE & OBIE WINNING ACTOR F. MURRAY ABRAHAM (JULY 18) AND ACCLAIMED TELEVISION & STAGE STAR JOSH RADNOR (JULY 25)   JOIN...

May 26th, 2016 | 0 comments BROADWAY’S LONGEST-RUNNING SHOW OF ALL TIME THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA ANNOUNCES PRINCIPAL CAST CHANGES FOR THE NEW YORK PRODUCTION BEGINNING MONDAY,...

May 19th, 2016 | 0 comments Julie Halston WHAT: JULIE HALSTON WILL HOST T. SCHREIBER STUDIO AND THEATRE'S SPRING BENEFIT MAY 23. Evening includes special performance of "Harper Regan" by...

May 2nd, 2016 | 0 comments Red Carpet Photos by Corine Cohen Jeremy Kushnier   Zach Levi- The Host He is currently brilliant in "She Loves Me" by Sheldon Harnick Jeremy Kushnier...

April 29th, 2016 | 0 comments "FULLY COMMITTED" is especially hilarious if you dine in restaurants or work in the restaurant industry. The play was written by Becky Mode, and it recently opened on...

April 24th, 2016 | 0 comments Photos of the cast by Corine Cohen The cast poses with Sheldon Harnick.Photos  by Corine Cohen https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KdNsdQtLaY I was thrilled to...

April 5th, 2016 | 0 comments " The Woodsman" is a very unusual and creative theatrical event which shows how the Tin Man ended up right before Dorothy arrived in Oz. The show is a  unique...

April 1st, 2016 | 0 comments Dudu Fisher In Jerusalem Museum of Jewish Heritage Although I am a devout Catholic, I have also always felt very at home within the Jewish community, and...

March 27th, 2016 | 0 comments Zoe Winters (Lydia) and Alex Breaux (Ray) "Red Speedo"  is about a swimmer that is willing to do whatever it takes to make it to the Olympics even if that means...

March 17th, 2016 | 0 comments The show makes fun of old Disaster films and is very over the top camp. If you're into that, you will have a lot of fun! I saw the show Off Broadway, and the...

March 6th, 2016 | 0 comments A Corine's must see_ Corine Cohen Broadwayshowbiz Network. This is an old review for the Off-Broadway Production. Coming soon a review of the new Broadway...

February 5th, 2016 | 0 comments Photo by Joan Marcus DANIEL DAVIS (Selsdon Mowbray). This Arkansas native’s 40-year career includes work in regional theatre in the U.S. and Canada, primarily...

January 6th, 2016 | 0 comments Here are some of my favorite shows of 2015. Marjorie Prime ( Off Broadway: Playwrights Horizons) First Daughter Suite (Off Broadway: The Public) King Charles III...

December 18th, 2015 | 0 comments An unplanned quick interview with Artist Ken Fallin. I have known Ken for over 10 years back from loving his artwork on the posters at Forbidden Broadway. He has...

December 11th, 2015 | 0 comments The Golden Bride Music by Joseph Rumshinsky Lyrics by Louis Gilrod Libretto by Frieda Freiman Directed by Bryna Wasserman and Motl Didner There was a...

November 18th, 2015 | 0 comments 27th Annual Gypsy of the Year Press Release by Heath Schwartz. Monday, December 7, 4:30 pm Tuesday, December 8, 2 pm New Amsterdam Theatre 214 West 42nd Street,...

November 16th, 2015 | 0 comments For me the true gift of theatre, the real benediction of all art, is the ringing bell which reverberates quietly and persistently in the head long after the curtain has...

November 8th, 2015 | 0 comments The Lilliput Troupe By Gaby Febland Review by: Diana Rissetto. Directed by Alex Benjamin I have written three plays that include both “Holocaust” and...

October 27th, 2015 | 0 comments I saw Rumer Willis in Chicago on Broadway, and her performance was outstanding! The young, dancer, singer is perfection in Chicago on Broadway. Her training with Val...

October 20th, 2015 | 0 comments Enjoy an inside peak of  Matchmaker from the new upcoming revival of  Fiddler On The Roof which opens on Sunday, December 20th. All photos and video by Corine...

October 16th, 2015 | 0 comments SYLVIA ON BROADWAY TO HOST BIDEAWEE POP-UP DOG ADOPTION THIS SUNDAY, OCTOBER 18 FROM 10 AM – 1 PM AT THE CORT THEATRE (138 W. 48TH STREET) Broadway’s new...

October 14th, 2015 | 0 comments Parity Party   Hosted By Works By Women   With Performances By New Perspectives Theatre Company, Flux Theatre Ensemble, FAB...

October 13th, 2015 | 0 comments Manhattan Theatre Club’s Acclaimed Broadway Premiere Of Announces Extension Due to Overwhelming Demand   “BREATHTAKING! Love as a battlefield...

October 11th, 2015 | 0 comments Fool for Love began previews Tuesday, September 15 and opens Thursday, October 8 at MTC’s Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Fool for Love is...

October 3rd, 2015 | 0 comments All Photos Joan Marcus   When "Spring Awakening" opened with Lea Michele, John Gallagher, and Jonathan Groff almost a decade ago, it became one of...

August 4th, 2015 | 0 comments The top dogs in NYC auditioned to be the top dog on posters of SYLVIA ON BROADWAY. Many dog celebs showed up. In attendance: David Frei, The Announcer of Westminster...

July 14th, 2015 | 0 comments I happen to be a big fan of Douglas Carter Beane, and  Xanadu is on my top 20 lists of favorite campy movie musicals into Broadway musicals.  Beane is a very talented...

June 29th, 2015 | 0 comments   Click on me! Are you a 90's girl? Does AS IF mean anything to you? If so, you can see the fantastic movie star in a great play at MTC. REALLY! "AS...

June 9th, 2015 | 0 comments I wanted to share a magical moment at this year's Tony Awards. Watch Tony Yazbeck as he dances with Chita Rivera! A very special Tony moment. Go and see " On The Town"...

June 3rd, 2015 | 0 comments This season there were so many musicals with incredible choreography, it was an embarrassment of riches: "On The Town", " An American In Paris" " On The Twentieth...

May 28th, 2015 | 0 comments This is an old interview done in 2008. Interview by Corine Cohen. The video was shot by Bob Johnson. Please excuse the quality, this was before we used HD.   ...

May 22nd, 2015 | 0 comments Le Colonial- Summer Rolls photo by Corine Cohen AI Fiori Amberjack Tartare amazing! So good! Peking Duck Balls Scrumptious! Tarte di Ricciola...

May 20th, 2015 | 0 comments Something Rotten is the funniest and freshest comedy in years.   It takes place when Shakespeare was alive, played by the hilarious and buff, Christian Borle,...

May 18th, 2015 | 0 comments " On The Town" is a love letter to NYC, The Great White Way, and the gorgeous dance by Megan Fairchild was nothing short of spectacular and had me screaming bravo/...

May 18th, 2015 | 0 comments This Season I had the pleasure of seeing  The King And I two times. Once, I was invited by a family member who has been a member for many years. And last week, I got a...

April 11th, 2015 | 0 comments Bill Nighy( The Best and Second Best Marigold Hotel) plays,  Tom Sergeant, a wealthy, older, entrepreneur used to getting his way. He meets, Kyra Hollis played by Carey...

March 18th, 2015 | 0 comments Corine Cohen: What led you to work on this show? Jonny Donahoe: The playwright Duncan Macmillan asked me if I'd be interested in working on a little project, making...

March 12th, 2015 | 0 comments   This show has made it to Broadway and I am counting down the minutes until I see it. Helen Mirren happens to be one of my favorite performers and I am...

February 11th, 2015 | 0 comments ABC’s “DANCING WITH THE STARS” ANNOUNCES THE PRO DANCERS No Karina? No Sasha. Not happy. BATTLING TO WIN THE MIRRORBALL TROPHY BRAND NEW CELEBRITY CAST TO...

January 26th, 2015 | 0 comments Video B-Roll and photos supplied by the Production. Voice over and editing by: Corine Cohen   Kinky Boots is a show with heart. The incredible cast...

December 23rd, 2014 | 0 comments My 2014 end of year theatre picks: 1. Aladdin- James Monroe Inglehart 2. Beautiful 3. On The Town (Loved the dance) 4. It's Only A Play 5. Off...

December 20th, 2014 | 0 comments " This Is Our Youth" features three 20 somethings who are from wealthy upper west side families. Warren (Michael Cera) has a fight with his Father, and his Father asks...

December 17th, 2014 | 0 comments Truman Capote wrote a short story which was turned into an Off Broadway musical at the Irish Rep. The show is a charming, feel good family musical that has potential...

November 5th, 2014 | 0 comments   NYC Kids from Broadway, Film & TV, members of Broadway Kids Care, collect up to 300 coats for this Season's Warm Coats & Warm Hearts Drive.   ...

October 10th, 2014 | 0 comments Review by Corine Cohen I am all googly- eyed from the smart, charming, sweet and very funny show which opened this past Sunday at the Longacre theatre. First off,...

October 5th, 2014 | 0 comments The McGowan Trilogy by Seamus Scanlon   I have always been very much into Irish-related arts, and came away from “The McGowan Trilogy” anxious to read up some...

August 16th, 2014 | 0 comments Ever since I got home from seeing Here Lies Love at the Public Theater, I have been reading about the life of Imelda Marcos. (Most of the stories I have found...

August 11th, 2014 | 0 comments   Tick, Tick…Boom! ReVision Theatre NJ Directed by Bob Angelini Musical Direction by Evan Jay Newman Written by Jonathan Larson.   Starring...

July 17th, 2014 | 0 comments Broadwayshowbiz Network is looking for video journalists that would like to cover Broadway related events. If interested, please send a resume to:...

July 8th, 2014 | 0 comments     BROADWAY’S LONGEST-RUNNING SHOW OF ALL TIME THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA MAKES HISTORY ONCE AGAIN CELEBRATING UNPRECEDENTED MILESTONE PERFORMANCE 11,000...

July 3rd, 2014 | 0 comments Before doing my interview with Arlo Hill I never heard of him. He has been in many Encores concerts and is a swing at Phantom of the Opera when people are on vacation...

June 3rd, 2014 | 0 comments I wanted to say that this was a divine Broadway season and I have loved most of the plays and musicals. It was a great season and I wish all the nominees the greatest...

May 3rd, 2014 | 0 comments Last year, was the 40th Anniversary of the glorious movie " Cabaret" starring the legendary Liza with a Z and Joel Grey. I was lucky enough to cover the event...

May 2nd, 2014 | 0 comments fUN If you love old vampire, werevolve films you wont be able to pass up the hysterical Off Broadway play "Mystery of Irma Vep" It is a parody starring   Arnie...

March 27th, 2014 | 0 comments Disney's new big Broadway Musical "Aladdin" is a sure fire hit. The new musical dance extravaganza is a dance lovers dream. The show is based on the very popular Disney...

February 23rd, 2014 | 0 comments Charles Busch's newest show at 59 East 59th stars Charles and Julie in a new show called " The Tribute Artist". Charles plays a drag " Tribute Artist" a person who...

December 29th, 2013 | 0 comments Here are my top favorites for 2013. My top showbiz picks which include: Cabaret, Broadway, TV and Off Broadway. 1. Pippin and Kinky Boots. They tie as I loved...

December 2nd, 2013 | 0 comments   The Ground Floor restoration is complete! Want to know more? Click here. A Christmas Carol at the Merchant’s House ..  Summoners Ensemble TheatreIn...

November 6th, 2013 | 0 comments Photo of Dr.Ruth by Rose Billings   There is a tiny Off Broadway one woman show playing at the Westside Theatre but as we know great things come in tiny packages....

July 25th, 2013 | 0 comments Corine Cohen Editor of The Broadway Showbiz Network got to do a quick interview with Eve Plumb of UNBROKEN CIRCLE At The St Lukes Theatre. It was great to interview...

June 26th, 2013 | 0 comments Go and see my favorite Will and Grace Star and check out this interview I did a few years ago when he was nominated for a Drama Desk Award for his show. He is such a...

May 2nd, 2013 | 0 comments p   In 1972 Pippin opened on Broadway. The show ran for five glorious years and played 2000 performances. This new version of Pippin incorporates circus style...

January 31st, 2013 | 0 comments   I admit as a kid my Mother and Father had 8 track cassettes of Barry Manilow and I listened to it often. Barry got me through the rain, took me on an adventure...

January 13th, 2013 | 0 comments   I've been going to the Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale since 1979. It is the perfect theatre as far as I am concerned with excellent sight-lines and great...

November 29th, 2012 | 0 comments   9th ANNUAL BROADWAY UNPLUGGED Date (Mon) Dec 3, 2012 at 8:00 PM Description Cheyenne Jackson headlines all-star cast of the 9th Annual Broadway...

September 26th, 2012 | 0 comments   Corine Cohen of the Broadway Showbiz Network got the chance of a lifetime. She got to interview one of her favorite actors from her youth. Interview with Henry...

August 18th, 2012 | 0 comments On August 17th, Corine Cohen sat down with Orville Mendoza to discuss his incredible Broadway and Off Broadway career. Orville Mendoza is currently starring in Peter and...

July 16th, 2012 | 0 comments For the past 10 years I always ran into Celeste Holm around NYC. She was always at events about dogs and theater. She was a very warm and shining star in this City....

July 14th, 2012 | 0 comments   http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Gbd2anCEZA&;hd=1   Harvey ReviewCan a six foot tall white rabbit who most people can’t even see be one of the most...

July 11th, 2012 | 0 comments   THE TOWN HALL’S 6TH ANNUAL SUMMER BROADWAY FESTIVAL   CONTINUES WITH   BROADWAY’S RISING STARS on JULY 23RD     LIZ CALLAWAY’s new...

May 29th, 2012 | 0 comments   Prof Miller@ The Theater.   Plays about real people are tricky things.    You’ve got to have interesting people to write about, and you’ve got...

May 19th, 2012 | 0 comments   The theater is a wonderful magical place that can bring all the animals from an African Savannah to the aisles of the  Arsht Center in Miami. The opening of...

May 5th, 2012 | 0 comments Welcome to our new series. Each month we will do one feature in several parts with someone who works in  Showbiz. Our first feature is an interview with Roger Gindi...

April 14th, 2012 | 0 comments   Peter and the Starcatcher Review Review by: Jim MillerJust about everyone knows the Peter Pan story.  But, how did Peter, Tinkerbell, the Lost Boys, and...

April 8th, 2012 | 0 comments   The new Disney Broadway musical, Newsies, adapted from the 1992 movie of the same name, has opened to strong reviews and looks like it will be a big hit....