Andy Blankenbuehler News

 

Andy Blankenbuehler News

Date of Birth: March 07, 1970 (46)
Birth Place: Cincinnati, OH, USA
Gender: Male
Lease Dispute Forces BANDSTAND to Relocate Rehearsal SpaceLease Dispute Forces BANDSTAND to Relocate Rehearsal Space
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 27, 2017

Forbes reports that the new musical Bandstand has been forced to move to a new location. The producers of the show sued Manhattan Ballroom Dance for breach of contract after the studio rescinded their rental agreement one month before the start of rehearsals. The studio then refused to return the $37,920 in deposits. (more...)

Don't Throw Away Your Shot! New Block of Seats On Sale for HAMILTON in ChicagoDon't Throw Away Your Shot! New Block of Seats On Sale for HAMILTON in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

Producer Jeffrey Seller and Broadway In Chicago announced today the addition of 16 more weeks for HAMILTON at The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe) putting tickets on sale for performances through January 7, 2018. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Jevon McFerrin, the young actor who has portrayed Alexander Hamilton in Hamilton on Broadway as an alternate to the musical's lead Javier Muñoz, will step into the role effective immediately while Mr. Muñoz takes a medical leave to recover from a physical injury, it has been announced by Hamilton producer Jeffrey Seller. (more...)

Orpheum Announces 2017-2018 Broadway Season; HAMILTON Confirmed for 2018-2019Orpheum Announces 2017-2018 Broadway Season; HAMILTON Confirmed for 2018-2019
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Today the Orpheum Theatre Group unveiled the highly anticipated 2017-2018 Broadway Season at an announcement party at the historic Orpheum Theatre. Attendees were the first to hear about next season's exciting offerings. HAMILTON was officially announced as part of the Orpheum's 2018-2019 Broadway Season. (more...)

HAMILTON Education Program to Welcome Windy City Public Schools This WeekHAMILTON Education Program to Welcome Windy City Public Schools This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The innovative educational program that launched last year at Hamilton on Broadway, in partnership with The Rockefeller Foundation, will debut in Chicago on February 22 when 1,900 students and teachers from 30 Chicago Public Schools (CPS) attend the matinee performance of the musical at Broadway In Chicago's The PrivateBank Theatre (18 W. Monroe Street). (more...)

Non-Stop! HAMILTON National Tour to Hit Durham in 2018Non-Stop! HAMILTON National Tour to Hit Durham in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The national tour of the Broadway musical HAMILTON will play at DPAC in 2018 as part of SunTrust Broadway at DPAC, 2018 / 2019 Season, it was announced today by producer Jeffrey Seller and Nederlander.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Students Head to HAMILTON for February #EduHam Matinee!Photo Coverage: Students Head to HAMILTON for February #EduHam Matinee!
by Walter McBride - Feb 19, 2017

#EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only $10. This educational partnership, made possible through a $1.46 million grant by The Rockefeller Foundation, is not only providing 20,000 NYC public school students with the opportunity to see HAMILTON on Broadway, but provides educational material by Gilder Lehrman to incorporate material from the musical into the American History curriculum. (more...)

Want Tickets to HAMILTON's Opening Night in San Francisco? Donate to Charity Today!Want Tickets to HAMILTON's Opening Night in San Francisco? Donate to Charity Today!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 17, 2017

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda has teamed up with Prizeo once again to bring an all-new contest which allows fans to enter to win tickets to opening night of Hamilton in San Francisco. All you need is a minimum $10 donation that directly benefits Code2040 and the Latino Community Foundation. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Reveals HAMILTON to Complete the 2017-18 Season!Theatre Under The Stars Reveals HAMILTON to Complete the 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce HAMILTON as a 'Special Engagement' rounding out the full 2017-18 Season by Special Arrangement with BBVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center! (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Osnes & Corey Cott Swing Back to Broadway with BANDSTANDPhoto Flash: Laura Osnes & Corey Cott Swing Back to Broadway with BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Rehearsals are underway for the brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton). The musical begins performances Friday, March 31 prior to an official opening night on Wednesday, April 26 at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Bandstand features music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker. (more...)

HAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE, SCHOOL OF ROCK Headline Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 SeasonHAMILTON, THE COLOR PURPLE, SCHOOL OF ROCK Headline Segerstrom Center's 2017-18 Season
by Michael L. Quintos - Feb 16, 2017

A pair of fresh Andrew Lloyd Webber musicals, a couple of critically-acclaimed, Tony Award-winning revivals, plus Broadway's biggest hit of the century (hint: Lin-Manuel Miranda wrote it) will all be a part of the spectacular 2017-2018 Broadway season at Orange County's Segerstrom Center for the Arts in Costa Mesa. Announced earlier this week, SCFTA will be offering the following national tours for next season: SOMETHING ROTTEN • THE KING & I (2015 Revival) • LOVE NEVER DIES • HAMILTON • SCHOOL OF ROCK • ON YOUR FEET! • MOTOWN - THE MUSICAL • KINKY BOOTS • THE COLOR PURPLE (2016 Revival) • JERSEY BOYS • THE BOOK OF MORMON (more...)

Bid on Tickets to Meet Wayne Brady and See HAMILTON in Chicago With Charitybuzz!Bid on Tickets to Meet Wayne Brady and See HAMILTON in Chicago With Charitybuzz!
by Stephanie Wild - Feb 15, 2017

Are you over the moon about Wayne Brady's return to the stage as Aaron Burr but can't get your hands on Hamilton tickets? With Charitybuzz, your dream is now a little closer than it seemed! The online donation-based auction platform has launched an auction to meet five-time Emmy Award winner Wayne Brady and score a pair of premium orchestra tickets to see Hamilton in Chicago. (more...)

HAMILTON to Anchor Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2017-18 SeasonHAMILTON to Anchor Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta is proud to announce that Broadway musical HAMILTON will play its premiere Atlanta engagement and anchor the 2017/2018 season at the Fox Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Laura Osnes Welcomes BANDSTAND Home at the Bernard B. Jacobs TheatreSTAGE TUBE: Laura Osnes Welcomes BANDSTAND Home at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre
by Stage Tube - Feb 13, 2017

Below, watch as Osnes welcomes the show to Broadway straight from the Bernard B. Jacobs stage! (more...)

Rehearsals Begin Today for BANDSTAND, Starring Laura Osnes and Corey CottRehearsals Begin Today for BANDSTAND, Starring Laura Osnes and Corey Cott
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Rehearsals begin today for the brand new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton). The musical begins performances Friday, March 31 prior to an official opening night on Wednesday, April 26 at Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). Bandstand features music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker. (more...)

VIDEO: HAMILTON's Taran Killam Talks Playing King George III: 'You Literally Can't Fail in That Role'VIDEO: HAMILTON's Taran Killam Talks Playing King George III: 'You Literally Can't Fail in That Role'
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

The SNL alum stopped by last night's LATE SHOW to talk about starring in HAMILTON and display his arsenal of celebrity impressions. (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Celebrates Historic Achievement at Opening Night of SUNSET BOULEVARDAndrew Lloyd Webber Celebrates Historic Achievement at Opening Night of SUNSET BOULEVARD
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

 Moments before the curtain went up on the Broadway revival of Sunset Boulevard, starring Glenn Close, the stars of Andrew Lloyd Webber's productions came together to celebrate the legendary composer's historic achievement of having four musicals running simultaneously on Broadway with a commemorative photo.  (more...)

Andrew Lloyd Webber Marks Four Musicals on Broadway with SUNSET BOULEVARD OpeningAndrew Lloyd Webber Marks Four Musicals on Broadway with SUNSET BOULEVARD Opening
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Legendary composer Andrew Lloyd Webber will celebrate four hit musicals playing simultaneously on Broadway when Sunset Boulevard opens at the Palace Theatre (1564 7th Avenue) tonight, February 9, 2017. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Students Head to HAMILTON for January #EduHam Matinee!Photo Coverage: Students Head to HAMILTON for January #EduHam Matinee!
by Walter McBride - Feb 9, 2017

#EduHam is a series of HAMILTON Wednesday matinees made available to New York City schools with a high concentration of students from low-income families for the ticket price of only $10. This educational partnership, made possible through a $1.46 million grant by The Rockefeller Foundation, is not only providing 20,000 NYC public school students with the opportunity to see HAMILTON on Broadway, but provides educational material by Gilder Lehrman to incorporate material from the musical into the American History curriculum. (more...)

DVR Alert - HAMILTON's Taran Killam to Visit CBS's LATE SHOW Next WeekDVR Alert - HAMILTON's Taran Killam to Visit CBS's LATE SHOW Next Week
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

CBS has announced that on Thursday, February  9th, Taran Killam, HAMILTON's newest King George III, will visit LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT. (more...)

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