Barry Wyner News

HAPPY DAYS, CALVIN BERGER & EATING RAOUL Set for Minneapolis Musical Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 04, 2014

Minneapolis Musical Theatre's (MMT) new 2014-15 season will feature the area premieres of Eating Raoul, Calvin Berger and Happy Days-A New Musical at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre. Eating Raoul, based on the 1982 cult classic, black comedy film about a twisted take on the American dream, runs October 3-26, 2014. Calvin Berger, inspired by the classic French play Cyrano de Bergerac, runs January 23-February 15, 2015. TV's favorite family, the Cunninghams join The Fonz to save their favorite malt shop from demolition in Happy Days-A New Musical, running April 24-May 17, 2015. Three-show season subscription packages are just $66 and go on sale Friday, June 6 at 11 a.m. by calling 612.455.9501 or in person at the New Century Theatre Box Office (street level of City Center in downtown Minneapolis). Please visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org/mmt for complete ordering information. Individual tickets will go on sale at a later date. (more...)

Tony Winner Daisy Eagan Hosts A LITTLE NEW MUSIC IV at Rockwell Table & Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

Having established itself as the premiere night of new musical theatre in Los Angeles with last years' sold out debut season, A LITTLE NEW MUSIC returns to Rockwell: Table & Stage in Los Feliz with an innovative program featuring fresh music with Broadway and local talent. (more...)

Tony Winner Daisy Eagan to Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC IV at Rockwell Table & Stage, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014

Having established itself as the premiere night of new musical theatre in Los Angeles with last years' sold out debut season, A LITTLE NEW MUSIC returns to Rockwell: Table & Stage in Los Feliz with an innovative program featuring fresh music with Broadway and local talent. (more...)

VOW Workshop Set for Marymount Manhattan College, Now thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

VOW is an inaugural and extremely ambitious musical theatre workshop being presented by the Marymount Manhattan College Musical Theatre Program (Pat Hoag Simon, Coordinator for Musical Theatre) and The Directory Of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers (David Sisco, Founder & Curator) that opens wide the creative process of the Broadway musical theatre industry to twenty very fortunate musical theatre students currently enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College's progressive Musical Theatre Program. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - VOW Workshop at Marymount Manhattan College, Beg. Tonight
by Stage Tube - Jan 30, 2014

VOWVOW is an inaugural and extremely ambitious musical theatre workshop being presented by the Marymount Manhattan College Musical Theatre Program (Pat Hoag Simon, Coordinator for Musical Theatre) and The Directory Of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers (David Sisco, Founder & Curator) that opens wide the creative process of the Broadway musical theatre industry to twenty very fortunate musical theatre students currently enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College's progressive Musical Theatre Program. Click below to watch a behind-the-scenes video about the project! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - VOW Workshop at Marymount Manhattan College
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2014

VOWVOW is an inaugural and extremely ambitious musical theatre workshop being presented by the Marymount Manhattan College Musical Theatre Program (Pat Hoag Simon, Coordinator for Musical Theatre) and The Directory Of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers (David Sisco, Founder & Curator) that opens wide the creative process of the Broadway musical theatre industry to twenty very fortunate musical theatre students currently enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College's progressive Musical Theatre Program. Click below to watch a behind-the-scenes video about the project! (more...)

VOW Workshop Set for Marymount Manhattan College, 1/31-2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

VOW is an inaugural and extremely ambitious musical theatre workshop being presented by the Marymount Manhattan College Musical Theatre Program (Pat Hoag Simon, Coordinator for Musical Theatre) and The Directory Of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers (David Sisco, Founder & Curator) that opens wide the creative process of the Broadway musical theatre industry to twenty very fortunate musical theatre students currently enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College's progressive Musical Theatre Program. (more...)

LA's Next Great Stage Star Competition Digs Deep into New Music
by Ellen Dostal - Jan 17, 2014

Contestants in LA's Next Great Stage Star competition had an exciting second week on Sunday, January 12th. The theme for this round was Breaking New Ground - A Little New Music, and featured songs from some of today's most up and coming musical theatre writers. (more...)

York Theatre Launches Educational Program BESPOKE MUSICALS Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2013

The York Theatre Company presents new addition to its educational arm: Bespoke Musicals, a program that pairs teams of emerging writers, chosen by The York Theatre Company, with companies of students from musical theatre college training programs. For its maiden voyage, The York will be collaborating with Marymount Manhattan College. (more...)

Morgan Billings, Jason Gotay, Elizabeth Stanley and More Set for Directory of Contemporary Theatre Writers' THE CONCERT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

David Sisco (Founder/Creator) and Lorene Phillips (Contributing Editor) will officially launch their now acclaimed DIRECTORY OF Contemporary Theatre WRITERS website with a musical event of remarkable proportions, today, January 21 at Second Stage Theatre (305 West 43 Street - between Eighth & Ninth Avenues). (more...)

Directory of Contemporary Theatre Writers Launches with Concert at Second Stage Theatre, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2013

David Sisco (Founder/Curator) and Lorene Phillips (Contributing Editor) will celebrate the launch of THE DIRECTORY OF CONTEMPORARY THEATRE WRITERS in a star-studded concert today, January 21 at Second Stage Theatre (305 West 43 Street). (more...)

Morgan Billings, Jason Gotay, Elizabeth Stanley and More Set for Directory of Contemporary Theatre Writers' THE CONCERT, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2013

David Sisco (Founder/Creator) and Lorene Phillips (Contributing Editor) will officially launch their now acclaimed DIRECTORY OF Contemporary Theatre WRITERS website with a musical event of remarkable proportions, on Monday, January 21 at Second Stage Theatre (305 West 43 Street - between Eighth & Ninth Avenues). (more...)

York Theatre Company Launches BESPOKE MUSICALS, 1/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

The York Theatre Company has announced a new addition to their educational arm: Bespoke Musicals, a program that pairs teams of emerging writers, chosen by The York Theatre Company, with companies of students from musical theatre college training programs. For its maiden voyage, The York is proud to be collaborating with Marymount Manhattan College (Patricia Hoag Simon, Music Theatre Coordinator). (more...)

Directory of Contemporary Theatre Writers Launches with Concert at Second Stage Theatre, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 09, 2012

David Sisco (Founder/Curator) and Lorene Phillips (Contributing Editor) will celebrate the launch of THE DIRECTORY OF CONTEMPORARY THEATRE WRITERS in a star-studded concert on Monday, January 21 at Second Stage Theatre (305 West 43 Street). (more...)

Family Performance of AUSTIN THE UNSTOPPABLE Premieres at George Street Playhouse Today, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Nov 03, 2012

George Street Playhouse's Educational Touring Theatre will present a performance of the world premiere musical Austin the Unstoppable, by Barry Wyner and Daniel Israel, today, November 3 at 2 pm. The performance is geared toward students in grades 3-8 and lasts approximately 60 minutes, including a post-play workshop. (more...)

Family Performance of AUSTIN THE UNSTOPPABLE Premieres at George Street Playhouse, 11/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2012

George Street Playhouse's Educational Touring Theatre will present a performance of the world premiere musical Austin the Unstoppable, by Barry Wyner and Daniel Israel, Saturday November 3 at 2 pm. The performance is geared toward students in grades 3-8 and lasts approximately 60 minutes, including a post-play workshop. (more...)

New Album Releases from Ghostlight Records Include BRING IT ON, CARRIE, PIPE DREAM & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

Sh-K-Boom & Ghostlight Records is proud to announce its new album releases including BRING IT ON, CARRIE, PIPE DEAM and more! (more...)

CALVIN BERGER Cast Recording, Featuring Noah Weisberg, Krystal Joy Brown and More, Released 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2012

Ghostlight Records releases the Original Cast Recording of Barry Wyner's new musical, Calvin Berger today, September 25, 2012. The full cast featured on the recording, including Noah Weisberg (Legally Blonde, South Pacific), Krystal Joy Brown (Leap of Faith), David Hull (Wicked) and Dana Steingold (Spelling Bee), reunited at Joe's Pub the evening before the release - last night, September 24, 2012 at 7pm - to celebrate the album release with a special concert event. (more...)

Hayley Podschun, F. Michael Haynie, Curt Hansen and More Join CALVIN BERGER CD Release Concert Tonight, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2012

Ghostlight Records will celebrate the release of the Original Cast Recording of Barry Wyner's new musical CALVIN BERGER with a concert at Joe's Pub the evening before the release - tonight, Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7pm. Just added to the concert lineup are Curt Hansen (Next to Normal), F. Michael Haynie (Dogfight), Hayley Podschun (Chaplin), and Tony nominee Tim Jerome (Tarzan, Me and My Girl). They join the previously announced concert cast, who are also featured on the Calvin Berger recording: Noah Weisberg (Legally Blonde, South Pacific), Krystal Joy Brown (Leap of Faith), David Hull (Wicked) andDana Steingold (Spelling Bee). (more...)

Noah Weisberg, Krystal Joy Brown Set for CALVIN BERGER Concert at Joe's Pub, 9/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2012

Ghostlight Records will celebrate the release of the Original Cast Recording of Barry Wyner's new musical CALVIN BERGER with a concert at Joe's Pub the evening before the release - next Monday, September 24, 2012 at 7pm. Just added to the concert lineup are Curt Hansen (Next to Normal), F. Michael Haynie (Dogfight), Hayley Podschun (Chaplin), and Tony nominee Tim Jerome (Tarzan, Me and My Girl). They join the previously announced concert cast, who are also featured on the Calvin Berger recording: Noah Weisberg (Legally Blonde, South Pacific), Krystal Joy Brown (Leap of Faith), David Hull (Wicked) and Dana Steingold (Spelling Bee). (more...)

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