Brent Barrett News

Date of Birth: February 28, 1957 (58)
Birth Place: Quinter, Kansas, USA
Gender: Male
Beth Leavel & More to Join American Showstoppers in Honoring Cole PorterBeth Leavel & More to Join American Showstoppers in Honoring Cole Porter
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS - featuring Fred Barton & His Orchestra and starring a cast of today's best Broadway performers - will present "An Evening with Cole Porter" at Pace University's Schimmel Center in New York on Friday, March 4 at 7:30 PM and then Kingsborough Community College's Goldstein Center in Brooklyn on Saturday, March 5 at 8:00 PM.  The cast of outstanding Broadway performers includes Beth Leavel (Tony Award winner for The Drowsy Chaperone), Sean McGibbon, Paula Leggett Chase, Damon Kirsche, Karen Murphy and Jesse Luttrell in addition to the Scott Thompson Dancers. The show is produced, orchestrated, conducted and hosted by Fred Barton with direction and choreography by Scott Thompson. (more...)

BWW Feature: Ten Pop Culture Clips to be Thankful for this Holiday!BWW Feature: Ten Pop Culture Clips to be Thankful for this Holiday!
by Matt Tamanini - Nov 26, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving everyone! Whether you are with family and/or friends, or by yourself with a carton of turkey flavored Ben & Jerry's (don't act like you wouldn't eat that), there is plenty to be thankful for on this holiday. So, in the spirit of thanksgiving, I decided to put together a list of 10 pop culture people, clips, videos, ideas, and moments for which I am thankful. They are in no particular order, because, like family on Thanksgiving, you obviously know which ones you like better, but it wouldn't be in the holiday spirit to share that information publically. (more...)

Liz Robertson Brings SONGS FROM MY TRUNK to Feinstein's/54 Below TonightLiz Robertson Brings SONGS FROM MY TRUNK to Feinstein's/54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

British actress Liz Robertson is making her Manhattan cabaret debut at Feinstein's/54 Below tonight, November 18th at 9:30pm. Her show is called SONGS FROM MY TRUNK, which she brought over after performing it at London's Crazy Coqs. She will be accompanied by Mark Janas. A special treat will be a guest appearance by Broadway legend Len Cariou who not only co-starrred with her in DANCE A LITTLE CLOSER, but was also the original 'Sweeney Todd' on Broadway. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/12/2015 - A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 11/12/2015 - A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE Opens and More!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 12, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The Young Vic's A VIEW FROM THE BRIDGE hits Broadway and more! (more...)

David Arnsperger to Replace Brent Barrett Due to Injury in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Beginning Tonight in GermanyDavid Arnsperger to Replace Brent Barrett Due to Injury in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, Beginning Tonight in Germany
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2015

Broadway and Vegas star Brent Barrett will not perform the title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Germany's Stage Metronom Theater in Oberhausen due to an injury. David Arnsperger will step in for the role.  (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 11, 2015BWW's On This Day - November 11, 2015
by - Nov 11, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 11 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 11/7/2015
by - Nov 7, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 11/7/2015. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 7, 2015BWW's On This Day - November 7, 2015
by - Nov 7, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 7 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Norm Lewis, Sutton Foster Max von Essen, Jessica Bogart and More Featured on New Album, MUSICALITY OF YOUMANSNorm Lewis, Sutton Foster Max von Essen, Jessica Bogart and More Featured on New Album, MUSICALITY OF YOUMANS
by Nora Dominick - Nov 6, 2015

Norm Lewis, Sutton Foster Max von Essen, Jessica Bogart and more Broadway stars are celebrating the incredible work of Vincent Youmans with the new CD entitled 'Musicality of Youmans.' (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 6, 2015BWW's On This Day - November 6, 2015
by - Nov 6, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 6 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Casting: Besetzungswechsel bei DAS PHANTOM DER OPER in OberhausenCasting: Besetzungswechsel bei DAS PHANTOM DER OPER in Oberhausen
by Iris Moebius - Nov 5, 2015

David Arnsperger wird bei der Premiere von DAS PHANTOM DER OPER am 12. November im Stage Metronom Theater die Titelrolle spielen. Er ersetzt fur die Premiere Brent Barrett, der sich bei den Proben verletzt hat. Arnsperger, der bereits in Hamburg die Rolle des Phantoms gespielt hat, befindet sich derzeit auf einer Tour der Welsh National Opera durch das Vereinigte Konigreich, wo er die Titelrolle in Stephen Sondheims Musical SWEENEY TODD spielt. Eigentlich sollte der preisgekronte Sanger David Arnsperger die Rolle des Phantoms erst im Marz 2016 ubernehmen. Nun ersetzt er kurzfristig den verletzten Kollegen schon bei der Premiere in zwei Wochen: „Mir tut es sehr leid fur Brent. Aber da ich diese unglaubliche Rolle ab Marz ubernehmen werde, sehe ich die Premiere fur mich als vorgezogenes Weihnachtsgeschenk." (more...)

BWW's On This Day - November 5, 2015BWW's On This Day - November 5, 2015
by - Nov 5, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on November 5 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Liz Robertson to Bring SONGS FROM MY TRUNK to Feinstein's/54 Below, 11/18Liz Robertson to Bring SONGS FROM MY TRUNK to Feinstein's/54 Below, 11/18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2015

British actress Liz Robertson is making her Manhattan cabaret debut at Feinstein's/54 Below on Wednesday, November 18th at 9:30pm. Her show is called SONGS FROM MY TRUNK, which she brought over after performing it at London's Crazy Coqs. She will be accompanied by Mark Janas. A special treat will be a guest appearance by Broadway legend Len Cariou who not only co-starrred with her in DANCE A LITTLE CLOSER, but was also the original 'Sweeney Todd' on Broadway. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Brent Barrett & Elizabeth Welch Preview THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Germany; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!STAGE TUBE: Brent Barrett & Elizabeth Welch Preview THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Germany; Plus Performance Sneak Peek!
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2015

The cast recently met the German press, where they offered up a brief performance preview - check out the video below! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 10/14/2015 - THE GIN GAME, ECLIPSED and More!WAKE UP with BWW 10/14/2015 - THE GIN GAME, ECLIPSED and More!
by Jessica Khan - Oct 14, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: THE GIN GAME and ECLIPSED bring big screen stars to Broadway, A WONDERFUL LIFE takes a classic to Connecticut and more! (more...)

Brent Barrett, Elizabeth Welch to Star in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Germany This FallBrent Barrett, Elizabeth Welch to Star in PHANTOM OF THE OPERA in Germany This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

BroadwayWorld has learned that Broadway and Vegas star Brent Barrett will reprise the title role in Andrew Lloyd Webber's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, beginning November 12 at Germany's Stage Metronom Theater in Oberhausen. (more...)


by Iris Moebius - Oct 13, 2015

In der Spielzeit zum 25. Jubilaum der Erfolgsshow ubernimmt der international gefeierte Broadway-Star Brent Barrett die Titelrolle, mit der er schon in Las Vegas Triumphe feierte. Ihm zur Seite steht Elizabeth Welch, die bereits am Broadway als Christine Daae die Zuschauer begeisterte. Als Raoul Vicomte de Chagny konnte Max Niemeyer verpflichtet werden, der zuletzt in der Hamburger Produktion von DAS PHANTOM DER OPER zu sehen war. DAS PHANTOM DER OPER feierte vor 25 Jahren Deutschlandpremiere in Hamburg und wird fur zehn Monate ab dem 12. November im Stage Metronom Theater in Oberhausen zu sehen sein. (more...)

York's ROTHSCHILD & SONS to Receive Cast RecordingYork's ROTHSCHILD & SONS to Receive Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

The Off-Broadway cast recording of the new Bock and Harnick musical, Rothschild & Sons, an intimate reimagining of the Tony nominated musical The Rothschilds, will be recorded and released by JAY Records.  Produced by John Yap, the recording will feature the original cast of The York Theatre Company production who will gather at The Avatar Studios on Monday, October 26, 2015 to lay down the tracks for the recording scheduled for release on JAY Records in early January.  Executive Producers are John Yap and Arnold Mittelman. (more...)

WELCOME TO MY WORLD, Starring Sami Staitman, Premieres Tonight in BurbankWELCOME TO MY WORLD, Starring Sami Staitman, Premieres Tonight in Burbank
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2015

Welcome to My World, starring Sami Staitman, is the first ever one-girl musical written for and about a fourteen-year-old. The musical will have its world premiere tonight, September 10, and continue through September 27, 2015 at the Grove Theatre in Burbank, CA. The official Press and Gala opening will be September 12th at 8pm. (more...)

The Broadway Tenors to Headline Children's Shelter Benefit in Jonesboro, 9/14The Broadway Tenors to Headline Children's Shelter Benefit in Jonesboro, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2015

Night of Stars presents The Broadway Tenors in Concert, an evening of favorite musical theatre hits, at its annual fundraising event for the Children's Shelter, Monday, September 14, 2015 at The Silos, 1743 County Road 380, Bono, AR. (more...)

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