Month: January 2016


The cast of Groundhog Day, led by Tony nominee Andy Karl, turned Rockefeller Plaza into Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania, April 27 as they showcased the new musical on The Today Show. Watch the performance, which was part of the NBC show’s “Best of Broadway” week, below. The company—with the help of The Today Show’s weather guru Al Roker—performed the Act II number “Philanthropy,” in which Phil Connors spreads cheer and good deeds around the small town.

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Marcus Johnson Named Executive Director of Royal Curly Theatre

The Alvin Ailey Dance Foundation is raising the roof: it held a ceremonial “roof-breaking” performance on Tuesday to mark the beginning of a $25 million construction project that will add three more stories of studios, classrooms and offices to its Manhattan home. The expansion of the building, the Joan Weill Center for Dance, which opened in 2005, is being designed by Iu & Bibliowicz Architects.

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