Showing posts with label SARDI'S. Show all posts
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Monday, April 25, 2016

LENNY STUCKER & LESTER HOLT AT NBC LUNCHEON

Lenny Stucker And Lester Holt



Lenny Stucker and Lester Holt were snapped at the NBC annual Luncheon for all who have worked at NBC over the years. This is the 21st year of this great event. What a great location at world famed Sardi's.


Wednesday, March 04, 2015

BROADWAY CARES/EQUITY FIGHTS AIDS TOURNAMENT

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Phil Libin



It's time to “shuffle up and deal” for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS with Broadway Bets, a first-of-its-kind Broadway poker tournament co-chaired by Paul Libin, executive vice president of Jujamcyn Theaters, and Robert E. Wankel, president and co-CEO of The Shubert Organization. Libin is president of BC/EFA’s Board of Trustees and Wankel is a longtime trustee.



Whether you're a first-time player or a poker ace, everybody can play and anyone can win. The evening is produced by and benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.



Played as a Texas Hold 'em tournament, Broadway Bets (#broadwaybets) will welcome an array of industry insiders and theatre fans all competing against each other to be the last player standing and first Broadway Bets champion. Prizes will be awarded for top players. Foxwoods Resort Casino will be the official tournament host of Broadway Bets with Micah Hollingworth of Jujamcyn Theaters and Mark Shacket of Foresight Theatrical serving as the tournament directors.



Taking over the famed on Monday May 18th at Sardi's restaurant (234 West 44th Street, NYC), Broadway Bets will be a refined but casual evening of friendly card play in the heart of New York's theatre district. Doors open at 6:30 pm; tournament play begins at 7:30 pm. Tickets are available now at broadwaycares.org.


Thursday, June 12, 2014

OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE HONORS SEYMOUR HOFFMAN

Philip Seymour Hoffman



The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents, and marketing professionals, will present the 4th annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards Reception this coming Tuesday, June 17th at Sardi’s. Honorees will be on hand to receive their awards and Philip Seymour Hoffman, Ruth Maleczech and Nicholas Martin will be posthumously inducted into the Off Broadway Hall of Fame.



Among the attendees will be Legend of Off Broadway honorees Edmund Gaynes, Terrence McNally and Wallace Shawn.



Other honorees scheduled to appear include producers, playwrights, composers, and cast members from all of this year’s winners: Best New Musical, Fun Home; Best New Play, Hand to God; Best Revival, Saint Joan; Best Unique Theatrical Experience, La SoirĂ©e; and Best Family Show, The Wong Kids in the Secret of the Space Chupacabra Go!


Thursday, June 05, 2014

FRAN DRESCHER CARICATURE @ NEW YORK SARDI'S

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Fran Drescher With Caricature



Jamie DeRoy And Fran Drescher



Fran Drescher was snapped for The Fran Drescher Caricature Unveiling at Sardi's in New York City the other day. Brodway legend Jamie DeRoy was also there to help Fran celebrate.



Saturday, August 24, 2013

CUBA GOODING JR'S FINAL TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL

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Leon Addison Brown Wth Cuba Gooding Jr.




Academy Award winner CUBA GOODING JR. will give his final performance in the critically acclaimed revival of Horton Foote’s American masterpiece, THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL, on Tuesday, August 27, due to a change in schedule for an upcoming film project. Gooding made his Broadway debut in the acclaimed revival and can currently be seen nationwide in the hit film, Lee Daniels’ The Butler. 

Meanwhile, thursday night Cuba got his caricature at The World Famed Sardi’s, a Broadway tradition.


Cast member LEON ADDISON BROWN will assume the role of “Ludie” and take the stage alongside Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle Award Winner CICELY TYSON, Emmy Award nominee and recording star VANESSA WILLIAMS, Tony Award nominee TOM WOPAT, and rising star ADEPERO ODUYE. The production, which has been extended twice due to popular demand, will play through October 9.



LEON ADDISON BROWN has previously appeared on Broadway in Prelude to a Kiss, On the Waterfront and Someone Who’ll Watch Over Me. His off-Broadway credits include The Train Driver, Two Trains Running, The Orphans’ Home Cycle, The Alexander Plays and The Lights. Regionally, Leon has appeared at Hartford Stage, Williamstown, Berkshire Theatre Festival, Westport Country Playhouse, and Arena Stage. His film and television credits include The Whirly Girl, Music of the Heart, and Law & Order: SVU.



Friday, July 05, 2013

COURTNEY B. VANCE GET'S SARDI'S CARICATURE

The Courtney B. Vance Caricature



Angela Bassett And Hubby Courtney B. Vance




Courtney B. Vance at attended his caricature unveiling at world famed Sardi's in New York City the other day.


Photos By: Walter McBride/WM/Photography

Sunday, June 23, 2013

OFF BROADWAY ALLIANCE AWARDS AT SARDI'S

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Sigourney Weaver



Lucas Steele



Kathleen Chalfant With Daryl Roth



Jenn Colella



The Off Broadway Alliance, the organization of Off Broadway producers, theaters, general managers, press agents and marketing firms, presented the 3rd annual Off Broadway Alliance Awards on June 18th at Sardi’s. The awards honored outstanding achievement in Off Broadway theater for the 2012-2013 season.



Among the attendees were Sigourney Weaver, David Hyde Pierce, Ruben Santiago-Hudson, Christopher Durang, Daryl Roth, Kristine Nielsen, David Shire, Kathleen Chalfant, Charles Busch, A.R. Gurney, Jonathan Tolins, Richard Maltby, Christiane Noll, Jenn Colella, Cast of Stomp, Lucas Steele, and George Dvorsky.



This year’s winners: Best New Play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike; Best New Musical, Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812; Best Play Revival, The Piano Lesson; Best Musical Revival, Closer Than Ever; Best Unique Theatrical Experience, Buyer & Cellar; and Best Family Show, Bunnicula. Legend of Off Broadway honorees were Sigourney Weaver, Christopher Durang, Kristine Nielsen, Daryl Roth, A.R. Gurney, and Stomp, and the Friend of Off Broadway Award was presented to King Displays.



Last year’s Off Broadway Alliance winner for Best New Musical (SILENCE! The Musical) is still running Off Broadway, and the Best New Play winner (Tribes) transferred to L.A.’s Mark Taper Forum immediately following its extended run at the Barrow Street Theatre.



The Off Broadway Alliance (Peter Breger, Chairman) is a non-profit corporation organized by theater professionals dedicated to supporting, promoting and encouraging the production of Off Broadway theater and to making live theater increasingly accessible to new and diverse audiences. Among its initiatives, The Off Broadway Alliance sponsors 20at20, the event that runs twice a year for 20 days and lets theatergoers purchase $20 tickets to dozens of Off Broadway shows 20 minutes before curtain. It produces a free Seminar Series focusing on the culture, business and history of Off Broadway featuring major players from the Off Broadway scene. And the Alliance created the Off Broadway Economic Impact Report, which outlines Off Broadway's over $500 million annual impact on the economy of the City of New York.



For more information, visit www.offbroadwayalliance.com.





Friday, June 07, 2013

CYNDI LAUPER ON NYC SARDI'S WALL OF FAME

Cyndi Lauper



The Cyndi Lauper Sardi's Caricature Unveiling at Sardi's in New York City the other day, makes Cyndi Lauper a part of NYC History. Only the best get their famed spot on Sardi's Wall Of Fame.
 


Thursday, February 14, 2013

BARRY MANILOW ON NYC SARDI'S WALL OF FAME

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Barry Manilow On Sardi's Wall Of Fame



Barry Manilow At Sardi's





Barry Manilow celebrated Valentines Day with a beloved Broadway tradition, a caricature on the wall of the world famed Sardi's in New York City.



Photos By: Walter McBride

Saturday, June 02, 2012

JON ROBIN BAITZ ON SARDI'S WALL OF FAME

Judith Light


Stockard Channing


Thomas Sadoski And Stacy Keach


 Ron Rifkin And Jon Robin Baitz



The stars joined the celebration for Jon Robin Baitz receiving a Caricature on Sardi's Hall of Fame in New York City the other day.




Thursday, March 01, 2012

Monday, February 20, 2012

THE STARS AT SARDI'S FOR NEW CARICATURES

Stacy Keach


Rachel Griffiths


Judith Light


Stacy Keach With Stockard Channing And Rachel Griffiths



Stacy Keach along with Stockard Channing, Judith Light, Rachel Griffiths and others, attended the Sardi's Caricature Unveiling in New York City the other day.


Photos By: Walter McBride / WM Photography / Retna Ltd.

Saturday, September 10, 2011

MEET & GREET CAST OF RELATIVELY SPEAKING

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Ari Graynor


Bill Amy


Mark Linn-Baker


Katherine Borowitz


Lisa Emery


Caroline Aaron


Steve Guttenberg


Danny Hoch


Julie Kavner


Jason Kravits


Richard Libertini


Fred Melamed


Patricia O'Connell


Grant Shaud



Marlo Thomas


John Turturro



John Turturro along with Marlo Thomas, Julie Kavner, Bill Amy, Ari Graynor, Mark Linn-Baker, Steve Guttenberg, Katherine Borowitz, Grant Shaud, and others, attended the Meet & Greet the Cast of Broadway's 'Relatively Speaking' at the world famed Sardi's in New York City.


Photos By: Walter McBride / Retna Ltd.

Sunday, March 13, 2011

BROADWAY MEMPHIS ON SARDI'S WALL OF FAME

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Montego Glover And Chad Kimball


Chad Kimball With Will Chase


Montego Glover



Broadway's 'Memphis' stars Montego Glover and Chad Kimball joined the Sardi's Wall of Fame on west 44th street in New York City.


Photos By: Walter McBride / WM PHOTOS / Retna Ltd.

Thursday, January 06, 2011

DRACULA OPENS ON THE GREAT WHITE WAY

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Katharine Luckinbill With Mom Lucie Arnaz


Jake Silbermann


Gay Talese


Jessica Polsky


Jennifer Morrison


Malcolm Madera With Girlfriend


Katharine Luckinball With Dad Laurence Luckinball


Stephen Hope With Partner


George Hearn


Jordan And Emily Bridges With Michael Alden


Emily Bridges


Lucie Arnaz With Family Laurence, Katharine And Joe Luckinbill


Michel Altieri And Jessica Polsky


Paul Alexander And John Buffalo Mailer


Michael Alden And Malan Breton


Michael Alden along with Malan Breton, Gay Talese, Emily Bridges, the ageless Lucie Arnaz with her family, Michel Altieri, Jessica Polsky, George Hearn, Paul Alexander, John Buffalo Mailer and many more stars, attended the Opening Night After Party for the Off-Broadway production of 'Dracula' at the world famed Sardi's on 44th street in New York City.



The Cast



George Hearn as Professor Van Helsing


George Hearn is a bona fide legend of the American theater. Early credits include the national tour of Camelot and 1776 on Broadway, but a breakthrough performance occurred in 1980 when he took over the lead in Stephen Sondheim’s Sweeney Todd opposite Angela Lansbury. They reprised their roles for a Showtime production, for which Hearn won an Emmy Award. Following Tony Award-nominated performances in Watch on the Rhine and A Doll’s House, he created the landmark role of Albin in the Broadway and West End productions of La Cage Aux Folles, singing the now-famous anthem “I Am What I Am,” and won the Tony, Drama Desk, and Outer Critics Circle awards for Best Actor in a Musical. He won his second Tony and Drama Desk awards for originating the role of Max Von Mayerling in Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Sunset Boulevard. Another Tony Award nomination followed for Sondheim’s Putting It Together. He appeared on numerous episodes of Lansbury’s hit television series Murder, She Wrote. Hearn is a member of the American Theatre Hall of Fame.


Timothy Jerome as Dr. Seward



Timothy Jerome received Tony Award and Drama Desk nominations for Me and My Girl. Other Broadway credits include La Boheme, Beauty and the Beast, Lost in Yonkers, Grand Hotel, The Phantom of the Opera, Cats, The Magic Show, The Rothschilds, and Man of La Mancha. He last starred on Broadway as Professor Porter in Disney Theatrical’s Tarzan. His film credits include Sidewalks of New York, Thirteen Days, Tom Robbins’ Cradle Will Rock, Robert Benton’s Billy Bathgate, Streets of New York, Betrayed, and Spiderman 2. He has appeared in Woody Allen’s films Husbands and Wives, Everyone Says I Love You, and Deconstructing Harry. He has also made several guest-starring appearances on Law and Order.


Jake Silbermann as Jonathan Harker


Jake Silbermann is a native New Yorker who starred in the final three years of the long-running As the World Turns in the groundbreaking role of Noah Mayer. His other credits include Guiding Light and Gossip Girl. Classically trained, he studied theatre at Syracuse University. He is the writer and co-star of the award-winning short film Stuffer (www.stufferthefilm.com), directed by Nathan Crooker.


John Buffalo Mailer as Renfield


John Buffalo MailerJohn Buffalo Mailer portrays Robby Mancins in Oliver Stone’s Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps. Other film credits include Black and White, Up to the Roof, Kettle of Fish, and Oliver Stone’s W. With his father, Norman Mailer, he co-wrote The Big Empty. His production company, Back House, helped develop the 2008 Tony Award-winning In the Heights. On stage, he has appeared in Hello Herman and Crazy Eyes.


Emily Bridges as Lucy Seward


Emily BridgesEmily Bridges is the co-author of a new stage adaptation of Richard Boleslavsky’s Acting: The First Six Lessons, which she wrote and performed with her father, Beau Bridges, at Theatre West in Los Angeles. On stage, she has also appeared in Gaslight, The Princess and the Frog, The School for Scandal, and Happy Hour. She has appeared in the films Purple Mind, The Voyage of the Unicorn, Daddy’s Dyin’, Who’s Got the Will?, and The Uninvited. She has a degree from Fordham University and studied at the London Dramatic Academy and Moscow Art Theatre School.


Katharine Luckinbill as Miss Wells and
the Woman in White



Katharine LuckinbillKatharine Luckinbill’s stage credits include A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Sonia Flew, Melinda Lopez’s Alexandros, the Off-Broadway workshop of I Forgive You, Ronald Reagan, and numerous cabaret appearances. Her film credits include My Guaranteed Student Loan. She is thrilled to be in the cast of Dracula.


Rob O’Hare as Butterworth


Rob O'HareRob O’Hare’s New York credits include OD@C (The Internationalists), We Are Being Held (Coffee Cup), No Place to Be Somebody (The Sackett Group, directed by Woodie King, Jr.), and Hell House (Les Freres Corbusier, directed by Alex Timbers). At the Williamstown Theatre Festival, he worked on the original workshop of Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, and performed also in Paradise Now and The Witching Hour. Rob was also involved in early workshops of Disney Theatrical’s Peter and the Starcatcher, directed by Roger Rees and Alex Timbers, written by Rick Elice.


Michel Altieri as Count Dracula



Michel AltieriMichel Altieri is a major star of the Italian theater. Born to a French mother and an Italian father, he got his break when Luciano Pavarotti, one of the producers of Rent in Italy, discovered him for the pivotal part of Tom Collins. He next appeared in I Promessi Sposi (The Betrothed), an epic work of the Italian stage for which he won the Italian Tony Award for Best Actor. He followed the musical The Portrait of Dorian Gray with a string of critically acclaimed performances in plays, among them Profondo Rosso (Deep Red), Cyrano de Bergerac (starring as Christian), Rocco and His Brothers (lead), and Two Dozen Red Roses (lead). Most recently, he appeared in the Disney Theatrical Italian production of Beauty and the Beast, starring as the Beast, for which he won rave reviews. He is a favorite of the European paparazzi, appearing on the cover of numerous magazines. Dracula marks his American stage debut.


Photos By: Walter McBride/Corbis