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Beth Leavel, John O'Hurley, Rob McClure and More Star in HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening Tonight at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The Muny presents the seventh and final show of its 96th season, Hello, Dolly!, directed by Rob Ruggiero, choreographed by Ralph Perkins, with music direction by James Moore. The show opens tonight, August 11, and runs through August 17, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Publicity Images for Broadway-Bound Musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Released!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

The new musical, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, will open at the Palace Theatre on April 12, 2015 following its world premiere in December, 2014 at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. Below, check out a first look at the show's stars, Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope, in just-released publicity images! (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Will Land at Broadway's Palace Theatre in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Producers of the upcoming world premiere of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS have announced dates and the theatre for the Broadway run of the production. (more...)

Fairchild, Cope, Cox, Paice, Uranowitz & von Essen to Star in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS!; Plays Winter in Paris, Spring 2015 on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Principal casting has been announced for the upcoming world premiere production of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS. The cast will include Robert Fairchild as Jerry Mulligan, Leanne Cope as Lise Dassin, Veanne Cox as Madame Baurel, Jill Paice as Milo Davenport, Brandon Uranowitz as Adam Hochberg, and Max Von Essen as Henri Baurel. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 92Y Lyrics & Lyricists Presents GREAT SONGS FROM FLOP SHOWS
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jun 01, 2014

Even the legendary Broadway gods and goddesses have come face to face with failure. On May 31, June 1, and 2, Lyrics & Lyricists pays tribute to musical theater's most thoroughly panned musical bullion as artistic director and Tony Award-winning lyricist and director David Zippel closes the season with Panning for Gold: Great Songs from Flop Shows. (more...)

Beth Leavel, John O'Hurley, Rob McClure & More Set for HELLO, DOLLY! at the Muny!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

The Muny announced principal casting for the seventh and final show of its 96th season, Hello, Dolly!, directed by Rob Ruggiero, choreographed by Ralph Perkins, with music direction by Brad Haak. Hello, Dolly! is sponsored by Ameren. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SOUTH PACIFIC at Paper Mill Playhouse is Extraordinary
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 17, 2014

Metropolitan area audiences will relish the opportunity to see South Pacific at Paper Mill Playhouse through May 4th. (more...)

Ron Bohmer, Ashley Brown, Rebecca Naomi Jones & Jeremy Jordan Set for Kennedy Center's CHILDREN OF EDEN Concert on 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Kennedy Center presents Children of Eden in Concert on Monday, May 19 at 8 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. Featuring music and lyrics by Oscar® and Grammy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz and book by John Caird, the semi-staged performance is directed and choreographed by Tony® nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The all-star Broadway cast includes Ron Bohmer, Ashley Brown, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and Jeremy Jordan and will be accompanied by the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. This one-time-only event is made possible by the HRH Foundation. Tickets go on sale to the general public on March 28. (more...)

APPALLING NOTIONS, FULLY REALIZED: The Songs of Hollmann and Kotis Set for 54 Below, 2/5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents "Appalling Notions, Fully Realized: The Songs of Hollmann and Kotis" on February 5th, 2014, at 9:30P. Mark Hollmann and Greg Kotis, the Tony Award-winning songwriting team behind Urinetown (the musical), share songs and stories from past productions and future shows. (more...)

John Caird and Paul Gordon's DADDY LONG LEGS Gets NYC Reading on 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2014

On Friday, January 24, Broadway producersKen Davenport (Kinky Boots, Macbeth, Godspell) and Michael Jackowitz (How To Succeed in Business..., Seance on a Wet Afternoon) will present private industry presentations of the acclaimed new chamber musical DADDY LONG LEGS in midtown Manhattan. (more...)

John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge & More Set to Direct The Muny's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Muny Executive Producer Mike Isaacson announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for the Muny's 2014 Season, which opens on June 16 with Billy Elliot The Musical. "We're so happy these exciting artists are creating our 2014 season," said Isaacson. "This is a challenging season, one with incredible variety and power. We're fortunate that such extraordinary talents will be creating our 'Muny Magic.'" (more...)

Rubicon Hosts HOLIDAY CENTRAL with 35 Seasonal Shows, Now thru 12/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Move over Grinch; Santa Claus is coming to town and taking up residence at Rubicon Theatre in Ventura! Rubicon's November/ December HOLIDAY CENTRAL calendar offers a sparkling array of more than 35 shows and events for all ages. The festivities begin with the return of a holiday revue with six Broadway singers and a local children's chorus; followed by a late-night adult comedy presented in a cabaret setting; a poetic reading of wartime love letters; and culminating with an enchanting new musical from the Tony and Olivier Award-winning director of Les Miserables and Nicholas Nickleby and the creators of Jane Eyre and Daddy Long Legs, who will have a five-week residency at Rubicon during the holidays. (more...)

Rubicon to Host HOLIDAY CENTRAL with 35 Seasonal Shows, 11/29-12/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2013

Move over Grinch; Santa Claus is coming to town and taking up residence at Rubicon Theatre in Ventura! Rubicon's November/ December HOLIDAY CENTRAL calendar offers a sparkling array of more than 35 shows and events for all ages. The festivities begin with the return of a holiday revue with six Broadway singers and a local children's chorus; followed by a late-night adult comedy presented in a cabaret setting; a poetic reading of wartime love letters; and culminating with an enchanting new musical from the Tony and Olivier Award-winning director of Les Miserables and Nicholas Nickleby and the creators of Jane Eyre and Daddy Long Legs, who will have a five-week residency at Rubicon during the holidays. (more...)

Faith Prince, Kathleen Marshall, Rob McClure & More Set for 92Y's 2014 Lyrics & Lyricists Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

92Y announces casting for the 2014 season of Lyrics & Lyricists. Faith Prince, Rob McClure, Christiane Noll and Rachel York are among the performers from the worlds of Broadway, jazz and cabaret presenting a panoramic journey through the American Songbook via Broadway, Hollywood and Second Avenue. L&L's shows this season explore MGM Musicals, tunes that swept away the Great Depression, an insider's look at Rodgers & Hammerstein, iconic funny girl Fanny Brice and the glorious songs salvaged from Flop Shows. The season is curated by series artistic director Deborah Grace Winer and a line-up of guest artistic directors that includes three Tony Award winners-director/choreographer Kathleen Marshall (in her L&L debut); music director Ted Sperling; and lyricist David Zippel- musical theater historian Robert Kimball, and Rodgers & Hammerstein oracle Ted Chapin. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Christopher Sieber, Ashley Brown & More Perform in NAMT's SHOW OFF Benefit Concert
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 21, 2013

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) just featured Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins), Stephanie Umoh(Ragtime), Jim Stanek (Freud's Last Session) and Host Edward Hibbert as The Drowsy Chaperone's 'Man in Chair', Wicked composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz, Tony Award nominee Christopher Sieber (Shrek the Musical), Telly Leung (TV's 'Glee'), Ciara Renee (Big Fish) and Sarah Stiles (Into the Woods) in SHOW OFF!, in a benefit concert celebrating 25 years of NAMT's Annual Festival of New Musicals last night, October 20 at 7pm at New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

David Zippel Directs NAMT's SHOW OFF! Benefit Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) will present SHOW OFF!, a benefit concert celebrating 25 years of NAMT's Annual Festival of New Musicals tonight, October 20 at 7pm at New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square). (more...)

Ashley Brown, Stephanie Umoh, Jim Stanek & More Join NAMT SHOW OFF! Benefit Concert Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today that Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins), Stephanie Umoh (Ragtime), Jim Stanek (Freud's Last Session) and Host Edward Hibbert as The Drowsy Chaperone's "Man in Chair" join Wicked composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz, Tony Award nominee Christopher Sieber (Shrek the Musical), Telly Leung (TV's "Glee"), Ciara Renee (Big Fish) and Sarah Stiles (Into the Woods) in SHOW OFF!, a benefit concert celebrating 25 years of NAMT's Annual Festival of New Musicals on Sunday, October 20 at 7pm at New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square). (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Christopher Sieber & More Join NAMT's SHOW OFF Benefit Concert, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today that Wicked composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz, Tony Award nominee Christopher Sieber (Shrek the Musical), Telly Leung (TV's 'Glee'), Ciara Renee (Big Fish) and Sarah Stiles (Into the Woods) are scheduled to appear in SHOW OFF!, a benefit concert celebrating 25 years of NAMT's Annual Festival of New Musicals on Sunday, October 20 at 7pm at New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square). (more...)

Founders, Past Presidents of NAMT to be Honored at SHOW OFF! Concert, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced today that it will honor its Founders and Presidents, past and present, at SHOW OFF!, a benefit concert celebrating 25 years of NAMT's Annual Festival of New Musicals on Sunday, October 20 at 7pm at New York University's Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (566 LaGuardia Place at Washington Square). (more...)

Christopher Sieber, Marc Kudisch & More Set for NAMT's 25th Annual Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2013

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announced initial casting for the 25th Annual Festival of New Musicals on Thursday, October 17 and Friday, October 18 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

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