Adam Overett News

Pipeline's CLOWN BAR Will Return for Extended Run, 5/10-7/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

After a critically acclaimed and extended run in 2013, Award-winning Pipeline Theatre Company will present an encore engagement of CLOWN BAR by Adam Szymkowicz, with music & additional lyrics by Adam Overett. Staged in a Lower East Side 'dive' bar, this environmental production is directed by Andrew Neisler. Previews begin May 10 at Parkside Lounge with opening slated for June 6. (more...)

Bay Street's Third Annual Honors Dinner Set for 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014

Bay Street Theatre has announced Curtain Up!, Bay Street's 3rd Annual Spring Benefit honoring Bonnie Comley and Stewart Lane, and Pia and Jimmy Zankel at Joe's Pub in New York City on May 12. The theater's third honors event will be hosted by Bay Street's new Artistic Director, Scott Schwartz, a leading voice of the next generation of American theater and an internationally acclaimed artist whose work has been seen on and off Broadway, across the United States, in Great Britain, and Asia. (more...)

NJ Rep Premieres New Musical DATE OF A LIFETIME Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company will present the new musical 'Date of a Lifetime' with book and lyrics by Carl Kissin and music by Robert Baumgartner, Jr., produced in association with Hat on a Hat, LLC, tonight, March 6 through April 6, 2014 at 179 Broadway in Long Branch. Marlo Hunter is the Director/Choreographer and Daniel Rein is the Musical Director. (more...)

Long Island Spring Preview
by Melissa Giordano - Mar 05, 2014

The Long Island theatre scene will unquestionably be a hopping one this Spring and Summer. One of the most exciting seasons is being offered by Northport's John W. Engeman Theatre. Their current season culminates with The Music Man (March 27th - May18th) and Plaza Suite (May 29th - July 13th). Then their 8th season starts soon after with a stellar line-up that includes Evita, Deathtrap, A Christmas Story, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, A Chorus Line, and The Producers. (more...)

DATE OF A LIFETIME to Run 3/6-4/6 at NJ Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

It's a jungle out there! Finding a soul mate can be an exhausting experience for lonely hearts looking for love in all the wrong places. But for Marvin and Katie, it's kismet when their eyes first meet at a speed dating event. During their brief time together, they imagine what their lives would be like if they allowed this momentary encounter to evolve to the next level. Their decisions may determine their entire future and whether this will turn out to be a date from hell or a date of a lifetime. (more...)

CONVICTION, TRAVESTIES & MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL Set for Bay Street Theatre's 2014 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Bay Street Theatre has announce the three 2014 Mainstage Season productions, complete with two world premieres and a modern comedic classic! The season begins on May 27 and runs through August 31. Subscriptions are available by calling the Box Office at 631-725-9500 or online at www.baystreet.org. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside MURDER FOR TWO's Love: The Concert!
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 13, 2014

Love is in the air at Murder for Two! On Monday night, the creative team of the hit musical comedy along with friends and special guests as they attempt to solve the mysteries of love at Love: The Concert on February 10, 2014 at New World Stages (Stage 5 - 340 West 50th Street) immediately following the 7pm performance. Check out photos from the special concert below! (more...)

NJ Rep to Premiere New Musical DATE OF A LIFETIME, 3/6-4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

New Jersey Repertory Company will present the new musical 'Date of a Lifetime' with book and lyrics by Carl Kissin and music by Robert Baumgartner, Jr., produced in association with Hat on a Hat, LLC, on March 6 through April 6, 2014 at 179 Broadway in Long Branch. Marlo Hunter is the Director/Choreographer and Daniel Rein is the Musical Director. (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO Cast Set to Solve Mysteries of Love at LOVE: THE CONCERT on February 10
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Love is in the air at Murder For Two! Join the cast and creative team of the hit musical comedy along with friends and special guests as they attempt to solve the mysteries of love at Love: The Concert on February 10, 2014 at New World Stages (Stage 5 - 340 West 50th Street) immediately following the 7pm performance. Love: The Concert is presented in partnership with BroadwayWorld.com. Admittance to the concert is free to all those with tickets to the February 10th performance of Murder For Two. Tickets are available now on Telecharge.com. (more...)

Photo Coverage: MURDER FOR TWO Cast Celebrates Album Release!
by Jessica Gordon - Jan 14, 2014

The original cast recording of MURDER FOR TWO, the hit new musical comedy starring Jeff Blumenkrantz and Brett Ryback, with book and music by Joe Kinosian and book and lyrics by Kellen Blair, will be released digitally today, January 14, 2014 by Ghostlight Records. To celebrate, the cast and creative team of MURDER FOR TWO threw an album release party immediately following yesterday's performance at New World Stages. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos below! (more...)

TRU Announces Casts, Directors for 2014 TRU VOICES Series, Beg. 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the 2014 Musical Reading Series on Monday, January 13, Monday, January 20, and February 3, 2014 at 7pm at the Engelman Recital Hall, Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave, NYC. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited to Kick Off 13th Annual TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2013

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the 2014 Musical Reading Series on Monday, January 13, Monday, January 20, and February 3, 2014 at 7pm at the Engelman Recital Hall, Baruch Performing Arts Center, 55 Lexington Ave, NYC. Tickets are free and may be reserved by emailing TRUStaff1@gmail.com or phoning the TRU message line at 212-714-7628. For more information visit www.truonline.org/TRUMusicals.htm. (more...)

Howie Michael Smith, Sarah Stiles & More Set for MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL Developmental Lab on Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2013

Producers Martin Platt, David Elliot, Patrick Blake & Cheryl Wiesenfeld just announced the developmental lab of the new musical comedy My Life Is A Musical with book, music & lyrics by Adam Overett. Directed & choreographed by Callaway Award Winner Marlo Hunter, industry only presentations will be held on Monday, December 9 and Today, December 10 in NYC. (more...)

Howie Michael Smith, Sarah Stiles & More Set for MY LIFE IS A MUSICAL Developmental Lab on 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Producers Martin Platt, David Elliot, Patrick Blake & Cheryl Wiesenfeld just announced the developmental lab of the new musical comedy My Life Is A Musical with book, music & lyrics by Adam Overett. Directed & choreographed by Callaway Award Winner Marlo Hunter, industry only presentations will be held on Monday, December 9 and Tuesday, December 10 in NYC. (more...)

MURDER FOR TWO to Host 'Murderous Musical Mondays' Concert Series to Benefit BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013

Producers Jayson Raitt, Barbara Whitman, Steven Chaikelson and Second Stage Theatre have announced the Murderous Musical Mondays Concert Series at New World Stages - Stage 5 (340 West 50th Street) following the 7pm performances of the new hit musical comedy Murder For Two on Mondays beginning December 2, 2013 and culminating with the Kellen and Joe Christmastime Show on December 16, 2013. Admission to the post-show 'singbacks' is exclusive to ticket holders of the December 2, 9, and 16, 2013 performances of Murder For Two. A portion of ticket sales for the designated performances will benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. (more...)

Liz Callaway Set for Broadway Close Up's BOUND FOR BROADWAY Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2013

Broadway Close Up takes you behind the scenes of musicals old and new with eye-opening interviews and inspiring performances by some of Broadway's greatest talents. The 2013 performances kick off with the annual Bound for Broadway show hosted by Liz Callaway and continues with Tony-nominated lyricist Amanda Green, an evening with the fascinating women from the musicals of Cy Coleman, and an enchanting exploration of duets, trios, quartets and ensemble numbers by Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein and Irving Berlin among others. (more...)

Carner & Gregor's BARELY LEGAL SHOWTUNE EXTRAVAGANZA Returns to NYC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2013

Carner and Gregor have announced the winners of the BARELY LEGAL SHOWTUNE EXTRAVAGANZA V casting contest. Eight winners were selected from over 100 submissions received from college students around the country. Winners were selected by a four-person judging panel comprised of Casting Directors Michael Cassara and Jason Najjoum, Concert Director Marlo Hunter, and Concert Producer Alina Gutierrez. Carner and Gregor were not involved in the judging process. After four sold-out editions, Carner & Gregor's BARELY LEGAL SHOWTUNE EXTRAVAGANZA is back for its fifth year. The concert will take place Today, August 5th at (le) Poisson Rouge. Showtime is 8PM. Doors open at 7PM. (more...)

Carner & Gregor's BARELY LEGAL SHOWTUNE EXTRAVAGANZA to Return to NYC, 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2013

Carner and Gregor have announced the winners of the BARELY LEGAL SHOWTUNE EXTRAVAGANZA V casting contest. Eight winners were selected from over 100 submissions received from college students around the country. Winners were selected by a four-person judging panel comprised of Casting Directors Michael Cassara and Jason Najjoum, Concert Director Marlo Hunter, and Concert Producer Alina Gutierrez. Carner and Gregor were not involved in the judging process. After four sold-out editions, Carner & Gregor's BARELY LEGAL SHOWTUNE EXTRAVAGANZA is back for its fifth year. The concert will take place Monday, August 5th at (le) Poisson Rouge. Showtime is 8PM. Doors open at 7PM. (more...)

Karen Ziemba, Liz Callaway & More Set for BROADWAY CLOSE UP This Fall at Merkin Concert Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2013

Kaufman Center's Broadway Close Up takes you behind the scenes of musicals old and new with eye-opening interviews and inspiring performances by some of Broadway's greatest talents. (more...)

Liz Callaway, Amanda Green, Karen Ziemba Set for BROADWAY CLOSE UP 2013, Beginning in October
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2013

Broadway Close Up takes you behind the scenes of musicals old and new with eye-opening interviews and inspiring performances by some of Broadway's greatest talents. The 2013 performances kick off with the annual Bound for Broadway show hosted by Liz Callaway and continues with Tony-nominated lyricist Amanda Green, an evening with the fascinating women from the musicals of Cy Coleman, and an enchanting exploration of duets, trios, quartets and ensemble numbers by Stephen Sondheim, Leonard Bernstein and Irving Berlin among others. (more...)

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