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Backstage with Richard Ridge: Lonny Price Opens Up About the Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened Backstage with Richard Ridge: Lonny Price Opens Up About the Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened
by BroadwayWorld TV - November 26, 2016

One of the truly legendary musicals in the history of Broadway, Merrily We Roll Along opened to enormous fanfare in 1981, and closed after sixteen performances. For the first time, Best Worst Thing That Ever Could Have Happened  draws back the curtain on the extraordinary drama of the show's creation - and tells the stories of the hopeful young performers whose lives were transformed by it. Directed by Lonny Price, a member of the original cast, the film is a bittersweet meditation on the choice... (more...)

Summer Stages: 2015 Summer Theater Calendar in Cleveland, OH Summer Stages: 2015 Summer Theater Calendar in Cleveland, OH
by Roy Berko - June 09, 2015 in Cleveland

2015 Summer Cleveland Theater Calendar... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Meet Ricky Ubeda, Winner of TV's SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, Who Will Be Appearing in Cleveland BWW Interviews: Meet Ricky Ubeda, Winner of TV's SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE, Who Will Be Appearing in Cleveland
by Roy Berko - September 18, 2014 in Cleveland

When the tour of 'So You Think You Can Dance' comes to the Connor Palace Theatre in Cleveland on October 20, it will expose the local community to the top ten contestants and some of the other dancers who got the attention of the judges.... (more...)
BWW Previews: KSU + The Musical Project = BABES IN ARMS BWW Previews: KSU + The Musical Project = BABES IN ARMS
by Roy Berko - September 10, 2014 in Cleveland

There's a new couple in town. The musical Theatre Project and Kent State's Musical Theatre program are joining forces to do a staged reading/sing-through of the musical 'Babes in Arms.'... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre's Ciara Renee Makes it Big on Broadway BWW Interviews: Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre's Ciara Renee Makes it Big on Broadway
by Roy Berko - May 20, 2014 in Cleveland

On April 1, Ciara Renee strutted on stage at the Music Box Theatre on West 45th Street as The Leading Player in PIPPIN. She became one of seventeen Baldwin Wallace Music Theatre Program graduates to appear in a Broadway, Off-Broadway or National Touring company during the 2013-2014 season.... (more...)
BWW Reviews: The Musical Theater Project Presents DECONSTRUCTING KURT WEILL BWW Reviews: The Musical Theater Project Presents DECONSTRUCTING KURT WEILL
by Roy Berko - April 14, 2014 in Cleveland

The wording on the gravestone of Kurt Weill comes from the song 'A Bird of Passage' from his musical, 'Lost in the Stars.' It reads: 'This is the life of men on earth: Out of darkness we come at birth. Into a lamplit room, and then-Go forward into dark again.'... (more...)
Musical Theater Project Looks Behind the Scenes of 'FIDDLER' Musical Theater Project Looks Behind the Scenes of 'FIDDLER'
by Roy Berko - February 13, 2014 in Cleveland

In September, 1964, Broadway welcomed what was to become one of the major musical theatre events. With a score highlighted by 'Sunrise Sunset,' 'If I Were a Rich Man,' 'To Life,' and 'Matchmaker,' 'FIDDLER ON THE ROOF' opened to rave reviews, sold out houses, and unbridled praise. The path to that S... (more...)
BWW Interviews: LYNDA A. LAVIN, Professional Stage Manager Extraordinaire BWW Interviews: LYNDA A. LAVIN, Professional Stage Manager Extraordinaire
by Roy Berko - January 27, 2014 in Cleveland

When most young theatre geeks think of what they want to do in the world of entertainment, they picture themselves on stage before adoring fans. Not Lynda Lavin. The Mayfield High School class of '71 grad, who attended Cuyahoga Community College and Cleveland State, decided while working as a high s... (more...)
Laura Kepley, 9th Artistic Director at Cleveland Play House Laura Kepley, 9th Artistic Director at Cleveland Play House
by Roy Berko - October 01, 2013 in Cleveland

A new era has begun at the Cleveland Play House! Laura Kepley was recently appointed to be the ninth Artistic Director in the 98-year history of CPH. Who is Kepley and what can the community expect from the organization's former Associate Artistic Director?... (more...)
Winsor French, Cleveland Legend, to Come Alive at the Beck, 8/23-24 Winsor French, Cleveland Legend, to Come Alive at the Beck, 8/23-24
by Roy Berko - August 09, 2013 in Cleveland

On Friday, August 23 and Saturday, August 24, WINSOR! A FEISTY CABARET, will be produced by The Musical Theatre Project and performed at the Studio Theater in the Beck Center for the Arts. The cabaret, with the performers seated on stools, will star Scott Plate and be directed by Victoria Bussert. T... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Talking SONDHEIM With Pamela Myers BWW Interviews: Talking SONDHEIM With Pamela Myers
by Vicky Croisant - June 04, 2012 in Cleveland

A veteran of stage and screen, Pamela Myers has starred in several of Sondheim's works, including INTO THE WOODS, GYPSY, SWEENEY TODD and SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE. She was also a member of the original Broadway cast of COMPANY, for which she received a Tony nomination. Trained at the Cincinnat... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Talking Shakespeare With ROMEO & JULIET'S Christian Durso BWW Interviews: Talking Shakespeare With ROMEO & JULIET'S Christian Durso
by Vicky Croisant - April 17, 2012 in Cleveland

Los Angeles native Christian Durso stars as Romeo in Great Lakes Theater's current production of ROMEO & JULIET at the intimate Hanna Theatre in downtown Cleveland. I recently had the opportunity to ask Christian Durso a few questions about Shakespeare, a topic he is obviously passionate about. ... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Talking Art With RED's Bob Ari BWW Interviews: Talking Art With RED's Bob Ari
by Vicky Croisant - March 27, 2012 in Cleveland

Veteran stage actor Bob Ari stars as painter Mark Rothko. He has appeared on Broadway (FROST/NIXON, THE CONSTANT WIFE, BELLS ARE RINGING and LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR), Off-Broadway and at regional theatres across the country, as well as landing parts in several television shows and movies. I recen... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Talking COFFEE with Playwright Eric Coble BWW Interviews: Talking COFFEE with Playwright Eric Coble
by Vicky Croisant - February 20, 2012 in Cleveland

Eric Coble is a Cleveland-based playwright known for writing a wide variety of plays that appeal to audiences young and old, including BRIGHT IDEAS, NATURAL SELECTION, FOR BETTER and THE GIVER, among many others. His work has been produced Off-Broadway, regionally across the country, and locally at ... (more...)



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