Ben Crawford News

BWW Reviews: THE STANDBYS Is Fascinating
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 10, 2014

'The Standbys' tells the fascinating story of three talented individuals who work as standbys. They are always ready to go onstage and assume a lead role in a moment's notice. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Matt Doyle & More in JASPER IN DEADLAND
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 01, 2014

Prospect Theater Company is currently presenting the New York premiere of Jasper in Deadland, a new musical with book by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver, and music and lyrics by Oliver, and starring Matt Doyle. Performances continue through April 13 at the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle, Allison Scagliotti & More in Prospect Theater's JASPER IN DEADLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Prospect Theater Company is currently presenting the New York premiere of Jasper in Deadland, a new musical with book by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver, and music and lyrics by Oliver, and starring Matt Doyle. Performances continue through April 13 at the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew. Check out just-released production photos below! (more...)

Jennifer Bowles & Rob McClure Set to Lead Encores! IRMA LA DOUCE; Runs May 7-11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Jennifer Bowles will play the title role opposite Rob McClure in New York City Center Encores! production of Irma La Douce, running for seven performances,May 7 - 11, 2014. The final production of the 2014 Encores! season will also feature Sam Bolen, Allan Corduner, Ben Crawford, Stephen DeRosa, Ken Krugman, Zachary James and Chris Sullivan. Irma La Douce will be directed by John Doyle and choreographed by Chase Brock, with music direction by Rob Berman. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 19th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 19, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Passion,' 'Road Show' and 'Into The Woods' celebrate Sondheim's birthday, 'Dessa Rose' and 'Rent' rake in the reviews, Black Ensemble and Bailiwick announce spring shows, new musicals from Writers Theatre and Chicago Shakespeare, plus Ravinia and Court plan summers 2014 and 2015 and more.... (more...)

Photo Flash: Prospect Theatre Releases Promos for JASPER IN DEADLAND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Prospect Theater Company will present the New York premiere of Jasper in Deadland, a new musical with book by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver, and music and lyrics by Oliver, and starring Matt Doyle. Performances are March 16 through April 13 at the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew. A press opening is scheduled for March 26 at 7:30pm. Check out the promo photos below! (more...)

Baltimore Symphony's 2014-15 Season Features Themes of 'Spirituality and Transcendence'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Music Director Marin Alsop and the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) announce the Orchestra's 2014-2015 season, its eighth under the direction of Maestra Alsop. The full schedule and details about each production follow. (more...)

Photo Flash: Matt Doyle, Hunter Foster, Ryan Scott Oliver & More in Rehearsal for Prospect Theater's JASPER IN DEADLAND
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Prospect Theater Company will present the New York premiere of Jasper in Deadland, a new musical with book by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver, and music and lyrics by Oliver, and starring Matt Doyle. Performances are March 16 through April 13 at the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew. A press opening is scheduled for March 26 at 7:30pm. Below, check out a first look at the cast and creative team in rehearsal! (more...)

Photo Flashback: Cady Huffman, Katie Finneran & More Talk THE STANDBYS; Opens in Theatres Tomorrow!
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Feb 20, 2014

Every night on Broadway, dozens of the best performers aren't on stage. They are backstage, standing by, ready to go on at a moment's notice. The unique and challenging lives of Broadway's Understudies and Standbys are revealed in this evocative and original behind-the-scenes documentary. The film begins an exclusive NYC release tomorrow, February 21 and will continue through February 27. Click here for tickets. (more...)

Cleveland Orchestra Announces 2014 Blossom Music Festival Season, 7/3-8/31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2014

The Cleveland Orchestra has announced the 2014 Blossom Music Festival season. The Festival comprises 18 concerts - including 15 by The Cleveland Orchestra, two Blossom Festival Band concerts, and one concert by the Blossom Festival Orchestra - at Blossom Music Center in Cuyahoga Valley National Park from July 3 - August 31. (more...)

Theatrical Rights Worldwide Gains Licensing Rights for BIG FISH; Available in Fall 2014
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) just announced that it has earned rights to license BIG FISH. The show, which starred Norbert Leo Butz and Kate Baldwin on Broadway, will be available beginning Autumn 2014. (more...)

BIG FISH Original Broadway Cast Recording Now Available On iTunes
by Pat Cerasaro - Feb 07, 2014

The original Broadway cast recording of the short-lived recent screen-to-stage adaptation of Tim Burton's beloved film BIG FISH, starring two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz, is now available on iTunes. (more...)

Broadway Records Releases BIG FISH Cast Recording Digitally Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

Broadway Records will release the original Broadway cast recording of the new musical BIG FISH digitally today, February 7, 2014 and everywhere music is sold on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. The album will be produced by Andrew Lippa and Michael Croiter. Sign up to pre-order at http://amzn.com/B00H3UKZ6E. BIG FISH began performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013, officially opened on Sunday, October 6, 2013 and played its final performance on Sunday, December 29, 2013 at Broadway's Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS Hosts BIG FISH 'Bromance' Reunion Show Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. Tonight, February 6th, Broadway Sessions reunites male cast members from Big Fish and more. (more...)

Matt Doyle to Star in New York Premiere of Ryan Scott Oliver & Hunter Foster's JASPER IN DEADLAND; Performances Begin 3/16 at West End Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

Prospect Theater Company will present the New York premiere of Jasper in Deadland, a new musical with book by Hunter Foster and Ryan Scott Oliver, and music and lyrics by Oliver. Performances are March 16 through April 13 at the West End Theatre in the Church of St. Paul and St. Andrew. A press opening is scheduled for March 26 at 7:30pm. (more...)

BROADWAY SESSIONS to Host BIG FISH 'Bromance' Reunion Show, 2/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 03, 2014

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday, February 6th, Broadway Sessions reunites male cast members from Big Fish and more. (more...)

Splashy BIG FISH Cast Recording Album Cover & Track List Unveiled
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Broadway Records has debuted the artwork and traclist for the original Broadway cast recording of BIG FISH, set for a digital release on Friday, February 7, 2014 and everywhere music is sold on Tuesday, February 11, 2014. (more...)

SAMSON & DELILAH Concert, Patrick Page & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

KINKY BOOTS & BIG FISH Heading to Asia in the Future?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 02, 2014

According to The New York Times, South Korean Broadway producer Kim Byeong-seok of entertainment company CJ E&M, who helped produce the two productions on Broadway, is interested in bringing Tony winner 'KINKY' and the recently closed 'FISH' abroad. (more...)

BIG FISH Makes Final Splash on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2013

The Broadway musical BIG FISH will play its final performance today, December 29, 2013, after 34 previews and 98 regular performances at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52 Street). BIG FISH began performances on Thursday, September 5, 2013, and opened on Sunday, October 6, 2013. (more...)

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