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New West End GYPSY Cast Album, Featuring Imelda Staunton, Gets Release DateNew West End GYPSY Cast Album, Featuring Imelda Staunton, Gets Release Date
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

The new West End GYPSY cast recording, featuring Imelda Staunton and Lara Pulver, will hit shelves sooner than most expected. (more...)

Lakewood Theatre Company Sets 2015-16 Season: ANYTHING GOES, GOLDEN BOY & MoreLakewood Theatre Company Sets 2015-16 Season: ANYTHING GOES, GOLDEN BOY & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2015

Lakewood Theatre Company will begin its 63rd season with six productions on its Mainstage and three productions on its Side Door stage beginning July 10, 2015. (more...)

M. BUTTERFLY Opens This Weekend at City LightsM. BUTTERFLY Opens This Weekend at City Lights
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2015

Opening this weekend at City Lights, M. Butterfly weaves realism, ritual, and vivid theatricality into a haunting tale of a French diplomat who thinks he's found the ideal woman. It's a story that all started with real-life events. (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Richard Rodgers & Stephen Sondheim's DO I HEAR A WALTZ? Turns 50THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: Richard Rodgers & Stephen Sondheim's DO I HEAR A WALTZ? Turns 50
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 19, 2015

Today we are revisiting the sole collaboration between Richard Rodgers and Stephen Sondheim, DO I HEAR A WALTZ? (more...)

ALL THE WAY, LIVING ON LOVE, JOSEPHINE Premiere and More Set for Asolo Rep's 2015-16 SeasonALL THE WAY, LIVING ON LOVE, JOSEPHINE Premiere and More Set for Asolo Rep's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2015

Today, March 16, 2015, Asolo Repertory Theatre and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training announced their highly anticipated 2015-16 seasons with a special presentation in the Mertz Theatre. (more...)

West End's Imelda Staunton, Lara Pulver and More Recording New GYPSY Cast AlbumWest End's Imelda Staunton, Lara Pulver and More Recording New GYPSY Cast Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Current star of GYPSY in the West End, Lara Pulver announced on Twitter today that she, Imelda Staunton, and the company of the musical are recording a new cast album. Check out Pulver's photo from the studio below! (more...)

In The Wings Productions to Stage THE WIZARD OF OZ, LEGALLY BLONDE & GYPSY at Snug Harbor Music HallIn The Wings Productions to Stage THE WIZARD OF OZ, LEGALLY BLONDE & GYPSY at Snug Harbor Music Hall
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

In The Wings Productions, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tanya Glassman and Producer Adam Glassman, announces the 2015 season of musicals to be presented at Snug Harbor Music Hall. (more...)

John Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Opening Tonight at George Street PlayhouseJohn Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Opening Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint welcome New Jersey native John Tartaglia, from the original Broadway cast of Avenue Q, as well as TV's Sesame Street and the Emmy Award - nominated Johnny and the Sprites to New Brunswick as the sole cast member of Buyer & Cellar, the fourth production of the New Brunswick theatre's current season. Mr. Tartaglia will take the fictional journey to the fictional version of Barbra Streisand's fictional basement through March 29. Opening night is set for tonight, March 6. Mr. Saint helms the production. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Everything's Coming Up Roses at GYPSYBWW Reviews: Everything's Coming Up Roses at GYPSY
by Jeff Davis - Mar 5, 2015

Ask any musical theater junkie what's the best musical of all time, and any worth their spit will answer with one word: Gypsy. The iconic show is highly regarded to this day with good reason. The score's infectious, the sets and costumes eye-catching, and the characters, particularly that of Mama Rose, are on par with those found in plays by Arthur Miller or Tennessee Williams. Gypsy isn't just musical theater. It's a great American Drama, and all that the show can and should be comes to vivid life in The Playhouse's current production. (more...)

John Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Beginning Tonight at George Street PlayhouseJohn Tartaglia Leads BUYER & CELLAR, Beginning Tonight at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint welcome New Jersey native John Tartaglia, from the original Broadway cast of Avenue Q, as well as TV's Sesame Street and the Emmy Award - nominated Johnny and the Sprites to New Brunswick as the sole cast member of Buyer & Cellar, the fourth production of the New Brunswick theatre's current season. Mr. Tartaglia will take the fictional journey to the fictional version of Barbra Streisand's fictional basement beginning tonight, March 3 through March 29. Opening night is set for Friday, March 6. Mr. Saint helms the production. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Imelda Staunton Belt it Out as 'Mama Rose' in West End's GYPSY!STAGE TUBE: Watch Imelda Staunton Belt it Out as 'Mama Rose' in West End's GYPSY!
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2015

The first production to be seen in London for forty years in a strictly limited season, Gypsy opens at the Savoy Theatre on 15 April 2015 with previews from 28 March 2015 and is produced in the West End by Michael Harrison and David Ian. Joining Imelda Staunton, who stars as the indomitable Momma Rose in the West End transfer of Jonathan Kent's production of Gypsy, are Lara Pulver who will reprise the role of Louise and Peter Davison who joins the cast to play Herbie. Check out highlights of Staunton in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Lara Pulver and Gemma Sutton Join Imelda Staunton in West End's GYPSYPhoto Flash: Lara Pulver and Gemma Sutton Join Imelda Staunton in West End's GYPSY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2015

Joining Imelda Staunton, who stars as the indomitable Momma Rose in the West End transfer of Jonathan Kent's production of Gypsy, are Lara Pulver and Gemma Sutton who reprise the roles of Louise and June respectively in the five star Chichester Festival Theatre production, while Peter Davison joins the cast to play Herbie. The cast also features Dan Burton as Tulsa, Billy Hartman as Uncle Jocko, Jack Chissick as Mr Goldstone, Anita Louise Combe as Tessie Tura, Harry Dickman as Pop, Lucinda Shaw as Mother, Roger Dipper as L.A., Louise Gold as Mazeppa, Clare Halse as Majorie May, Tom Hodgkins as Mr Weber, Kieran Jae as Yonkers, Julie Legrand as Electra, Danielle Morris as Geraldine, Luke Street as Little Rock, Damien Poole as Kansas, Lauren Hall as Delores and Natalie Woods as Agnes. Ensemble members include Liz Ewing, Lauren Ingram, Tom Murphy and Phillip Catchpole. The casting of the roles of Baby June and Baby Louise will be announced shortly. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Flashback- Watch 18-Year-Old Laura Benanti Sing 'The Sound of Music' on Broadway!STAGE TUBE: Broadway Flashback- Watch 18-Year-Old Laura Benanti Sing 'The Sound of Music' on Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Mar 1, 2015

Before appearing in THE SOUND OF MUSIC LIVE! on NBC in 2013, Tony Award-winner Laura Benanti made her Broadway debut in the same show in 1998. But that time, an 18-year-old Benanti was the understudy to Maria rather than Elsa Schrader. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a throwback clip of the young Broadway star beautifully performing the title song, 'The Sound of Music.' (more...)

Yorktown Stage Presents GYPSY, Starring Sally MayesYorktown Stage Presents GYPSY, Starring Sally Mayes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2015

From Yorktown Stage, Gypsy runs April 24-26, 2015, only one weekend, with Friday and Saturday evening performances at 7:30 pm, a Saturday matinee performance at 1:00 pm and a Sunday matinee performance at 2:00 pm. (more...)

Tony Winner Laura Benanti Joins Cast of CBS' SUPERGIRL PilotTony Winner Laura Benanti Joins Cast of CBS' SUPERGIRL Pilot
by TV News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

With a role on ABC's hit musical drama NASHVILLE, Tony winner Laura Benanti has lined up her next small screen role. (more...)

BWW Preview: Spinning Tree Theatre Announces 2015 - 2016 SeasonBWW Preview: Spinning Tree Theatre Announces 2015 - 2016 Season
by Steve Wilson - Feb 19, 2015

Spinning Tree Theatre in Kansas City announced their 2015-2016 season schedule, which includes two plays and two musicals. The season will premiere Spinning Trees first dance musical. Venues and dates for the 2015-2016 season are to be announced later. The production company is currently searching for a permanent home, after four years of renting venues in the Kansas City area. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Anthony Festa, Belinda Allyn and More in Riverside Theatre's WEST SIDE STORYPhoto Flash: First Look at Anthony Festa, Belinda Allyn and More in Riverside Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Riverside Theatre's production of West Side Story runs now through Sunday, March 15th on the Stark Stage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Sets Five of Six 2015-2016 Mainstage Season ProductionsActors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Sets Five of Six 2015-2016 Mainstage Season Productions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Actors' Playhouse is proud to announce five of six productions selected for 2015 - 2016, a season that will mark the company's 28th anniversary as a regional theatre company and its 20th year at the Miracle Theatre. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 18th, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 18th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Feb 18, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. An amazing weekend, with 'Tommy,' L5Y, Lippa and 'The Wild Party,' 'First Date' and 'Pride And Prejudice.' Now we have 'First Wives Club' and 'Let It Be,' plus our top ongoing shows: 'Sondheim On Sondheim,' 'WSS,' 'La Cage' and 'The Addams Family!' So much going on!!! (more...)

THEATER TALK to Welcome Maslon, Maltby & Meehan This WeekTHEATER TALK to Welcome Maslon, Maltby & Meehan This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Audiences have long known their preferences for great American musicals and their respective songwriters, yet few know about the librettists whose narrative structures for musicals (known as 'books') hold the shows together. (more...)

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