Join The Classical Theatre of Harlem and Tony & Grammy nominee Joshua Henry for an intimate holiday concert and open bar at Harlem’s famous Red Rooster on December 12th at 8:00 p.m. Limited tickets are available and prices start at $75. To purchase tickets, visit

Joshua Henry is a Grammy-nominated performer and recording artist best known for his Tony-nominated leading roles in Carousel, The Scottsboro Boys, and Violet, as well as for his show-stopping performance as Aaron Burr in the cultural phenomenon, HAMILTON (Chicago/San Francisco/Los Angeles). Joshua’s debut album, GROW, is available worldwide on all streaming platforms. On-screen he starred as Roger Bart in the Academy award nominated film Tick, Tick, Boom directed by Lin-Manuel Miranda. Joshua can currently be seen starring on Broadway in Into The Woods and soon will be starring in Disney’s TV Adaptation of Beauty and The Beast. This breathtakingly intimate holiday show will include performances of some favorite holiday classics, as well as Broadway hit songs and original music by Henry. An open bar will be available to patrons all night, and attendees are encouraged to take advantage of Red Rooster’s famous cuisine before the concert. Separate reservations through OpenTable are required for dinner.

Michele Pawk

Tony Award-winner Michele Pawk will join the cast of the Broadway blockbuster WICKED at Broadway’s Gershwin Theatre (222 West 51st Street), taking over the role of Madame Morrible beginning Monday, December 12.  Michael Wartella returned to the role of Boq, starting performances, November 15. He previously played the role on Broadway from 2013-2014.

Some of the new Youngblood Writers

Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Youngblood program (Graeme Gillis and RJ Tolan, Co-Artistic Directors) is proud to announce new members for the 2022-2023 season: Lyndsey Bourne, K’yana Faulkner-Smith, Renae Jarrett, kl, Charlie Oh, Holly Settoon, Danny Tejera, and Susan Yassky. (EST) celebrates the 2022/23 season’s new members of Youngblood, theObie Award-winning collective of emerging professional playwrights. Now in its 29th year, Youngblood serves as a creative home for the next generation of theatre artists. Youngblood provides artistic guidance, peer support, regular feedback and a fertile production environment, which allows member playwrights to hone their skills and explore their craft. The group also provides exposure to the public and the press, professional outreach to the industry, and opportunities for production and publication.  The new writers join returning Youngblood members Harron Atkins, Brysen Boyd, Jake Brasch, Jeesun Choi, AJ Clauss, Edison Ventura Mata Diaz, Gracie Gardner, Ava Geyer, Dylan Guerra, Miz Hashimoto, Justice Hehir, Lily Houghton, Anchuli Felicia King, Nadja Leonhard-Hooper, Sam Mueller, Ife Olujobi, Phanésia Pharel, Mona Pirnot, Nia Akilah Robinson, Phaedra Michelle Scott, Lizzie Stern, and Celeste Yim.

The Grammy Awards announced the full list of nominees for the 2023 Grammy Awards on Nov. 15. Six Broadway cast recordings are up for Best Musical Theater Album. “Caroline, Or Change,” “Into The Woods,” “MJ The Musical,” “Mr. Saturday Night,” “Six: Live On Opening Night” and “A Strange Loop” have all been nominated for their cast recordings. See more at