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Weston Playhouse to Present Classic Musical 42ND STREET, 8/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2013

While the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal continues to rock the Weston Playhouse (thru 7/27), and the tender new musical Loving Leo captivates audiences at the Rod & Gun Club (thru 8/4); yet another busload of talent has pulled into town and invites you to 'come and meet their dancing feet.' The feel-good Broadway favorite, 42nd Street, kicks off August with glitz and glamour on the Playhouse stage (8/1 - 8/24.) (more...)

Weston Playhouse Presents Classic Musical 42ND STREET, Now thru 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2013

While the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal continues to rock the Weston Playhouse (thru 7/27), and the tender new musical Loving Leo captivates audiences at the Rod & Gun Club (thru 8/4); yet another busload of talent has pulled into town and invites you to 'come and meet their dancing feet.' The feel-good Broadway favorite, 42nd Street, kicks off August with glitz and glamour on The Playhouse stage (today, 8/1 - 8/24.) (more...)

TV Exclusive: Kristin Chenoweth Sings for Anthony Weiner on Leno; Video + Lyrics!
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2013

Last night on THE TONIGHT SHOW WITH JAY LENO, the Tony and Emmy winning Kristin Chenoweth appeared to sing a hilarious parody version of WICKED's 'Popular', all about Anthony Weiner. Yes, Anthony Weiner. (more...)

Weston Playhouse to Present Classic Musical 42ND STREET, 8/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

While the Pulitzer Prize-winning musical Next to Normal continues to rock the Weston Playhouse (thru 7/27), and the tender new musical Loving Leo captivates audiences at the Rod & Gun Club (thru 8/4); yet another busload of talent has pulled into town and invites you to 'come and meet their dancing feet.' The feel-good Broadway favorite, 42nd Street, kicks off August with glitz and glamour on the Playhouse stage (8/1 - 8/24.) (more...)

BWW Reviews: AVENUE ZOO is Fun for All Ages
by Kristina Nungaray - Jul 09, 2013

It is summertime in Houston and the perfect time to get outdoors and explore with family members and friends. What's a better place to visit than the Houston Zoo? This summer, in the first-ever collaboration between the Houston Zoo and Theatre Under the Stars, Houstonians have one more reason to visit the zoo-AVENUE ZOO. It's a good time for the whole family! (more...)

Robert Petkoff, Josh Young Join the Cast of AMAZING GRACE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

Robert Petkoff is joining Broadway & film star Robby Benson and Tony nominee Josh Young in the upcoming special invitational presentation of selections from the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smithand book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, December 11th and 12th at Lincoln Center's Clark Studio Theater. AMAZING GRACE has been in development over the past four years and the musical had a record-breaking run at Goodpeed's Norma Terris Theatre last summer. Under the direction of Gabriel Barre, the cast will also feature Whitney Bashor (The Fantasticks, Happy Days), Chris Hoch (Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime, Memphis), and Harriett D. Foy (Mamma Mia!, Once on This Island). (more...)

Robert Petkoff, Josh Young and Robby Benson Set for AMAZING GRACE Readings, 12/11 & 12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2012

Robert Petkoff is joining Broadway & film star Robby Benson and Tony nominee Josh Young in the upcoming special invitational presentation of selections from the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smithand book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, today, December 11th and December 12th at Lincoln Center's Clark Studio Theater. (more...)

Robby Benson, Josh Young and More to Lead AMAZING GRACE Readings
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

Broadway and film star Robby Benson and Tony nominee Josh Young are set to star in the upcoming special invitational presentation of selections from the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, December 11th and 12th at Lincoln Center's Clark Studio Theater. AMAZING GRACE has been in development over the past four years and the musical had a record-breaking run at Goodpeed's Norma Terris Theatre last summer. Under the direction of Gabriel Barre, the cast will also feature Whitney Bashor (The Fantasticks, Happy Days), Chris Hoch (Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime, Memphis), and Harriett D. Foy (Mamma Mia!, Once on This Island). (more...)

Full Cast Announced for AMAZING GRACE Presentation, Starring Robby Benson and Josh Young
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

Broadway and film star Robby Benson and Tony nominee Josh Young are set to star in the upcoming special invitational presentation of selections from the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, December 11th and 12th at Lincoln Center's Clark Studio Theater. AMAZING GRACE has been in development over the past four years and the musical had a record-breaking run at Goodpeed's Norma Terris Theatre last summer. Under the direction of Gabriel Barre, the cast will also feature Robert Petkoff (Fiddler on the Roof, Ragtime), Whitney Bashor (The Fantasticks, Happy Days), Chris Hoch (Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime, Memphis), and Harriett D. Foy (Mamma Mia!, Once on This Island). (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with Josh Young and More for AMAZING GRACE
by Walter McBride - Dec 07, 2012

Robert Petkoff is joining Broadway & film star Robby Benson and Tony nominee Josh Young in the upcoming special invitational presentation of selections from the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smithand book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, December 11th and 12th at Lincoln Center's Clark Studio Theater. AMAZING GRACE has been in development over the past four years and the musical had a record-breaking run at Goodpeed's Norma Terris Theatre last summer. Under the direction of Gabriel Barre, the cast will also feature Whitney Bashor (The Fantasticks, Happy Days), Chris Hoch (Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime, Memphis), and Harriett D. Foy (Mamma Mia!, Once on This Island). (more...)

Robert Petkoff, Josh Young Join the Cast of AMAZING GRACE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 06, 2012

Robert Petkoff is joining Broadway & film star Robby Benson and Tony nominee Josh Young in the upcoming special invitational presentation of selections from the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smithand book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, December 11th and 12th at Lincoln Center's Clark Studio Theater. AMAZING GRACE has been in development over the past four years and the musical had a record-breaking run at Goodpeed's Norma Terris Theatre last summer. Under the direction of Gabriel Barre, the cast will also feature Whitney Bashor (The Fantasticks, Happy Days), Chris Hoch (Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime, Memphis), and Harriett D. Foy (Mamma Mia!, Once on This Island). (more...)

Robby Benson, Josh Young and More to Lead AMAZING GRACE Readings
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012

Broadway and film star Robby Benson and Tony nominee Josh Young are set to star in the upcoming special invitational presentation of selections from the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, December 11th and 12th at Lincoln Center's Clark Studio Theater. AMAZING GRACE has been in development over the past four years and the musical had a record-breaking run at Goodpeed's Norma Terris Theatre last summer. Under the direction of Gabriel Barre, the cast will also feature Whitney Bashor (The Fantasticks, Happy Days), Chris Hoch (Beauty and the Beast, Spamalot), Quentin Earl Darrington (Ragtime, Memphis), and Harriett D. Foy (Mamma Mia!, Once on This Island). (more...)

New Musical AMAZING GRACE Opens at Goodspeed Tonight, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals takes to the high seas with the new musical Amazing Grace. This tale about a slave trader who sees the light and dedicates himself to ending slavery will run from tonight, May 17 through June 10, 2012 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn., Goodspeed's home for developing new works. (more...)

Chris Peluso, Whitney Bashor to Lead Goodspeed's AMAZING GRACE, 5/17-6/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals takes to the high seas with the new musical Amazing Grace. This tale about a slave trader who sees the light and dedicates himself to ending slavery will run from May 17 through June 10, 2012 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn., Goodspeed's home for developing new works. Amazing Grace is sponsored by Essex Savings Bank. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly & Josh Young Star in Today's Amazing Grace Reading
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland, currently represented Off-Broadway with the hit play Freud's Last Session, has assembled a starry cast for today's (November 14th) special invitational presentation of the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, at the New 42nd Street Studios. (more...)

Josh Young, Laura Michelle Kelly, et al. Set for AMAZING GRACE Reading, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

Producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland, currently represented Off-Broadway with the hit play Freud's Last Session, has assembled a starry cast for the upcoming special invitational presentation of the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, on Monday, November 14th at the New 42nd Street Studios. This will be only the second public reading of AMAZING GRACE, which has been in development for the past three years. Under the direction of Gabriel Barre, the cast will feature Josh Young (Judas in Broadway's upcoming Jesus Christ Superstar) as John Newton, Laura Michelle Kelly (Olivier Award winner for Mary Poppins), Jeff McCarthy (Urinetown, Side Show), Alan H. Green (Sister Act, Spelling Bee), Chris Hoch (Spamalot, Shrek), and Harriett D. Foy (Mamma Mia!) (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly & Josh Young to Star in Amazing Grace Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011

Producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland, currently represented Off-Broadway with the hit play Freud's Last Session, has assembled a starry cast for the upcoming special invitational presentation of the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, on Monday, November 14th at the New 42nd Street Studios. (more...)

Laura Michelle Kelly & Josh Young to Star in Amazing Grace Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Nov 02, 2011

Producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland, currently represented Off-Broadway with the hit play Freud's Last Session, has assembled a starry cast for the upcoming special invitational presentation of the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, on Monday, November 14th at the New 42nd Street Studios. (more...)

Josh Young, Laura Michelle Kelly, et al. Set for AMAZING GRACE Reading, 11/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 02, 2011

Producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland, currently represented Off-Broadway with the hit play Freud's Last Session, has assembled a starry cast for the upcoming special invitational presentation of the original new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, on Monday, November 14th at the New 42nd Street Studios. This will be only the second public reading of AMAZING GRACE, which has been in development for the past three years. Under the direction of Gabriel Barre, the cast will feature Josh Young (Judas in Broadway's upcoming Jesus Christ Superstar) as John Newton, Laura Michelle Kelly (Olivier Award winner for Mary Poppins), Jeff McCarthy (Urinetown, Side Show), Alan H. Green (Sister Act, Spelling Bee), Chris Hoch (Spamalot, Shrek), and Harriett D. Foy (Mamma Mia!) (more...)

Josh Young to Head AMAZING GRACE Readings 2/10-2/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2011

Carolyn Rossi Copeland & AG Funding will present a special invitational reading of the new musical AMAZING GRACE, with music & lyrics by Christopher Smith and book by Mr. Smith & Arthur Giron, for two performances on Thursday, February 10th and Friday, February 11th at 3 p.m. at The New 42nd Street Studios (229 West 42nd Street) (more...)

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