Andrew Jackson News

Hayes Theatre Co. to Present TRUTH, BEAUTY AND A PICTURE OF YOU, Begin. 9 May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

In a premiere production, Tim Freedman and Alex Broun's "Truth, Beauty and a Picture of You" is playing at Hayes Theatre Co from Friday, 9 May 2014. (more...)

Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty Set for Drama League's UP CLOSE Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

ROCKY's Tony Award Winning composing team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty will join the Drama League's Up Close Series on Wednesday, April 23rd at 7:00PM at the Drama League Theatre Center (32 Avenues of the Americas). This night of industry insights will be hosted by Tony Award Nominee and ROCKY director, Alex Timbers. To purchase tickets and for further information please visit www.dramaleague.org (more...)

Working Artists Theatre Project & The David Lynch Foundation to Present Reading of 1959 PINK THUNDERBIRD, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Working Artists Theatre Project, in collaboration with the David Lynch Foundation, presents a staged play reading benefit of James McLure's companion comedies Lone Star and Laundry and Bourbon under the title 1959 Pink Thunderbird featuring a cast of Broadway talent. All proceeds will benefit the Operation Warrior Wellness Project in teaching War Veterans with PTSD Transendental Meditation. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company to Present ALTAR BOYZ, 5/15-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

11th Hour Theatre Company presents its only mainstage production of the season, the hilarious, boy-band "holy hit" musical Altar Boyz running May 15-June 1, 2014 at The Arts Bank at the University of the Arts. With a book by Kevin Del Aguila and music and lyrics by Gary Adler and Michael Patrick Walker, Altar Boyz is directed by Megan Nicole O'Brien with an ensemble cast of Robert Hager, Adam Hoyak, Billy Kametz, Michael Linden, and Nicholas Park. (more...)

Fiasco Theater Makes DC Debut with THE TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA at Folger Theatre, Now thru 5/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The highly celebrated New York troupe Fiasco Theater will make their Washington, DC debut with their production of William Shakespeare's clever comedy The Two Gentlemen of Verona at Folger Theatre. Directed by company members Jessie Austrian and Ben Steinfeld, The Two Gentlemen of Verona will play at the Folger from today, April 17 - May 25, 2014. (more...)

Fight from the Heart! ROCKY First Listen - Preview Five Songs from the Original Broadway Cast Recording!
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2014

The new original Broadway cast recording of ROCKY will be released on May 27th, 2014, and the show just revealed a preview of five tracks from the album. Click below to get a first listen! (more...)

Pallas Theatre Collective to Stage SHE STOOPS TO CONQUER, 5/14-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Pallas Theatre Collective is delighted to present She Stoops to Conquer at the Anacostia Arts Center from May 14th to ­June 1st, 2014. (more...)

Discovery Channel to Air EVEREST JUMP LIVE, 5/11; Watch a Preview!
by TV News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Discovery Channel announced today that EVEREST JUMP LIVE will broadcast live on Sunday, May 11 beginning at 9 PM ET/6 PM PT (weather permitting). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Baltimore (more...)

Discovery Channel to Premiere EVEREST: LIVE FROM BASE CAMP on 5/5
by TV News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Discovery Channel announced today that it will broadcast five nights of live programs from Everest Base Camp beginning at 11 PM ET/PT on Monday, May 5 (weather permitting), leading up to the epic 2-hour event in which climber Joby Ogwyn will leap off the top of Mt. Everest. The event, titled EVEREST JUMP LIVE, will air live on the Discovery Channel in 224 countries and territories and simulcast on Science Channel and Discovery en Espanol in May and is produced by NBC News' Peacock Productions. Hosted by Kyle Martino of NBC Sports and Chris Jacobs, 'Everest: Live From Base Camp,' will take viewers behind-the-scenes of the most challenging and complicated live broadcast ever attempted. (more...)

THE WHITE SNAKE, MR. BURNS, THE CRUCIBLE & More Set for Guthrie Theater's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Guthrie Director Joe Dowling today announced ten mainstage productions in his final season at the helm of the world renowned theater, culminating 20 years of remarkable leadership. The 2014-2015 lineup includes first-time Guthrie productions of plays by A.R. Gurney, Anne Washburn and Sarah Ruhl, three productions directed by Dowling, including a beloved Shakespeare comedy and iconic masterpieces by Arthur Miller and Sean O'Casey, the Guthrie debut of visionary writer and director Mary Zimmerman, as well as an all-American musical slated for summer. (more...)

Teaneck New Theatre to Present BLOODY BLOODY ANDREW JACKSON, 5/9-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Teaneck New Theatre (TNT)-in association­­ with The Hackensack Cultural Arts Center (HCAC)-will present the New Jersey premiere of Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, a pop/rock musical with a new perspective on the seventh president of the United States. Music and lyrics are by Michael Friedman, with a book by Alex Timbers. Directed by Alex Perez (De La Guarda, Julian and Romero, Wanderlust) and Musical Direction by Charles Santoro (NYMF: Zapata! The Musical, Silence: The Musical) (more...)

Jarrod Spector, Rebecca Naomi Jones, Emily Padgett & More Set for NOBODY LOVES YOU Reading on 4/17-18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Araca Group will present a two week developmental reading of NOBODY LOVES YOU, a musical comedy with book & lyrics by Itamar Moses and music & lyrics by Gaby Alter with presentations on April 17 & 18, 2014. (more...)

'A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' Cast & Creatives Set for 92Y Event, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

92Y presents an evening with the cast and creative team behind the best-reviewed show of the season, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder. Robert L. Freedman (book/lyrics) and Steven Lutvak (music/lyrics) discuss the production's ten-year journey to Broadway, with performances from cast members Jefferson Mays, Bryce Pinkham, Lisa O'Hare, and Lauren Worsham on Sunday, May 11 at 8 pm. The original cast album is released today on Ghostlight Records. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Baltimore (more...)

BWW Blog: Food and Blood in BONNIE & CLYDE
by Maggie Yates - Apr 06, 2014

Illuminating darker aspects of American culture with musical theater. (more...)

Smash Comedy GAY CAMP Plays Weekly Run at Duplex Cabaret Theatre, Now thru 4/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

After a sold-out run at NYC's Duplex Cabaret Theatre in 2013, the hit show Gay Camp will play a weekly run until April 25, 2014. (more...)

Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' ASSASSINS, Running 6/13-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for ASSASSINS, directed by Rachel Edwards Harvith with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Mike Ford. ASSASSINS begins performances on Friday, June 13, 2014 with Press Opening on Saturday, June 14th, and runs at Theater Wit in Chicago through Sunday, July 20, 2014. (more...)

Matthew Lopez's SOMEWHERE Makes East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2014

Matthew Lopez's Somewhere, the captivating, dance-filled saga of a Puerto Rican family in 1959 New York City, springs to life today, April 3 to May 4 in its East Coast Premiere at Hartford Stage. By the author of the critically-acclaimed The Whipping Man, which garnered rave reviews at Hartford Stage in 2012, Somewhere will feature Priscilla Lopez (Morales in the original cast of A Chorus Line) and will be directed by Giovanna Sardelli, with original music by Tony Award winner Bill Sherman and choreography by Greg Graham. (more...)

VIDEO: 'Today' Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Broadway's ROCKY
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

TODAY's Willie Geist got an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the new "Rocky" musical, Sylvester Stallone's adaptation of his Oscar-winning film (more...)

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