Brian Crawley News

Gender: Male
BWW REVIEWS: DISGRACED and VIOLET Kick Off 2016 Strongly in BostonBWW REVIEWS: DISGRACED and VIOLET Kick Off 2016 Strongly in Boston
by Jan Nargi - Jan 31, 2016

DISGRACED and VIOLET heat up the winter with power and grace as the Huntington Theatre Company and SpeakEasy Stage enter the second half of their 2015-2016 seasons with winners. (more...)

Rosie O'Donnell Boards Broadway @ The Nourse Concert SeriesRosie O'Donnell Boards Broadway @ The Nourse Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

?†Mark Cortale, producer of the acclaimed Broadway @ The Nourse concert series in San Francisco has announced that superstar Rosie O'Donnell will join this season's lineup on Tuesday, March 15, 2016. Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed "The Mayor of Broadway," the popular series returns after kicking off the 2015/16 season at The Nourse Theater with "Glee" star Darren Criss in past fall.† Immediately preceding Rosie O'Donnell's performance will be Sutton Foster, star of the hit TV series "Younger" and Tony Award winner for Broadway's "Anything Goes" on Sunday, March 13th (rescheduled from Jan. 16th). †The Broadway @ The Nourse concert series will benefit San Francisco AIDS Foundation, Project Open Hand, and San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus. †Tickets are now on-sale - further information can be found at www.cityboxoffice.com/broadway or by calling (415) 392-4400. (more...)

BWW Review: VIOLET at Town Hall Arts CenterBWW Review: VIOLET at Town Hall Arts Center
by Chris Arneson - Jan 26, 2016

While Violet may appear to be in new musical in some theatergoers' eyes, the show actually has been around for a couple decades. Making its start Off-Broadway in 1997, Violet was considered a revival for its 2014 Broadway run starring Sutton Foster. Adapted from Doris Betts' story 'The Ugliest Pilgrim,' the musical has a book and lyrics by Brian Crawley with music by Jeanine Tesori (whose work can currently be heard on Broadway in Fun Home). (more...)

SHREK THE MUSICAL Announces Global Tour - Istanbul, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and More!SHREK THE MUSICAL Announces Global Tour - Istanbul, Abu Dhabi, Singapore and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

Broadway Entertainment Group FZ LLC and NETworks Presentations LLC are pleased to announce their first ever, global tour of the English language production of SHREK THE MUSICAL with book and lyrics by David Lindsay-Abaire and music by Jeanine Tesori.† The production begins its journey in Istanbul, Turkey on the 22nd January, 2016 and will tour to diverse markets including Europe, the Middle East and Asia to cities including; Abu Dhabi, Jakarta and Singapore to name a few.† (more...)

Lois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Opening Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsLois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Opening Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Playwrights Horizons presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The production opens tonight, December 14, at†Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street), and†will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage to Present VIOLET; Performances Begin in JanuarySpeakEasy Stage to Present VIOLET; Performances Begin in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

From January 9 to February 6, 2016, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the New England Premiere of the recent Broadway version of the acclaimed musical VIOLET.† (more...)

Blue Saint Productions to Present VIOLETBlue Saint Productions to Present VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2015

Blue Saint Productions are thrilled to announce a highly desired Melbourne premiere season of VIOLET to be presented at Chapel off Chapel from March 3-20, 2016. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stage Receives $10,000 Grant from NEA for VIOLETSpeakEasy Stage Receives $10,000 Grant from NEA for VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

SpeakEasy Stage will receive an Arts Work Award of $10,000 from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) to help fund a unique collaboration between the company and area gospel choirs as part of its upcoming New England premiere production of the acclaimed Broadway musical VIOLET, running January 9 - February 6, in its home in the Calderwood Pavilion at the Boston Center for the Arts. (more...)

Tony Winner Sutton Foster Joins Broadway @ The Nourse SeriesTony Winner Sutton Foster Joins Broadway @ The Nourse Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2015

†Sutton Foster won two Tony Awards for her leading roles in "Anything Goes" and "Thoroughly Modern Millie" and starred in the ABC Family TV series "Bunheads." †She returned to TV this past spring as the star of the hit new series "Younger" on TV Land by "Sex and the City" creator Darren Star, which enters its second season in January. ††She will make her debut with the celebrated Broadway @ The Nourse series in San Francisco produced by Mark Cortale, for one show only, on Saturday, January 16, 2016 at 8:00 PM.† Michael Rafter will join her at the piano. †The Broadway @ The Nourse concert series will benefit San Francisco AIDS Foundation, Project Open Hand, and San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus. †Tickets are now on-sale - further information can be found at www.cityboxoffice.com/broadway or by calling (415) 392-4400. (more...)

BWW Review:  VIOLET Is A Heartwarmingly Beautiful Journey Of Healing And EnlightenmentBWW Review: VIOLET Is A Heartwarmingly Beautiful Journey Of Healing And Enlightenment
by Jade Kops - Dec 3, 2015

VIOLET is the poignant and powerful story of self-discovery as a young woman embarks on a cross country bus trip to heal the scars of her past and attain the beauty of movie stars. (more...)

BWW Interview: Emerson Steele Finds Happily Ever After Playing Dream Role in Theatrical Outfit's A LITTLE PRINCESSBWW Interview: Emerson Steele Finds Happily Ever After Playing Dream Role in Theatrical Outfit's A LITTLE PRINCESS
by Kiley Gipson - Nov 27, 2015

Broadway newcomer Emerson Steele opens up about her transition from New York back down South, sharing the stage with the legendary Sutton Foster, and her dream of being the first female to play Jean Valjean on Broadway. (more...)

Lois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Beginning Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsLois Smith Leads MARJORIE PRIME, Beginning Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

Playwrights Horizons†presents the New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). Commissioned by Playwrights Horizons and directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine, Your Mother's Copy of the Kama Sutra at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), the play is the third production of the theater company's 2015/2016 Season. The first preview is tonight, November 20 at 8PM at Playwrights Horizons' Mainstage Theater (416 West 42nd Street). The production has an Opening Night set for Monday, December 14 and will play a limited engagement through Sunday, January 3. (more...)

See the First Preview of MARJORIE PRIME for $5 at Playwrights HorizonsSee the First Preview of MARJORIE PRIME for $5 at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2015

Playwrights Horizons begins accepting entries today, Wednesday, November 11, for the LIVEforFIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to their New York premiere of 2015 Pulitzer Prize finalist Marjorie Prime, a new play by Jordan Harrison (Maple and Vine, Doris to Darlene at PH; Amazons and Their Men; Kid-Simple; 'Orange is the New Black'). (more...)

Taylor Mac's HIR Extends Again at Playwrights HorizonsTaylor Mac's HIR Extends Again at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2015

Due to critical acclaim and popular demand, Playwrights Horizons has announced a second extension of their New York premiere production of HIR, a new play by Obie Award-winning theater artist Taylor Mac (A 24-Decade History of Popular Music, The Lily's Revenge, The Walk Across America for Mother Earth, The Be(a)st of Taylor Mac, The Young Ladies Of). (more...)

Rehearsals Commence for Australian Premiere VIOLETRehearsals Commence for Australian Premiere VIOLET
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2015

This week rehearsals have commenced for the premiere of the 2014 Broadway revival of VIOLET in Australia. Playing at the Hayes Theatre Co from 27 November, this will be the first time the production has been seen in Australia. (more...)

VIOLET to Run 11/6-15 at MCCC's Kelsey TheatreVIOLET to Run 11/6-15 at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2015

It's a story about the amazing things that can happen on the way to somewhere else, as an emotionally and physically scarred young woman sets out to change her life. The Pennington Players present "Violet - The Musical" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre.† Dates and show times for this transformative tale are: Fridays, Nov. 6 and 13 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Nov. 7 and 14 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Nov. 8 and 15 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's†West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.† A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Nov. 6. (more...)

Tony Winners Kelli O'Hara & Sutton Foster Added to Broadway Concert Series at Kimmel CenterTony Winners Kelli O'Hara & Sutton Foster Added to Broadway Concert Series at Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in partnership with Mark Cortale, has added two new leading ladies to the line-up of Seth Rudetsky's Broadway Concert Series, for the 2015-16 season. Performances by Tony-Award winners Kelli O'Hara and Sutton Foster have been added due to popular demand, completing the roster of Broadway powerhouses to perform with Sirius XM star Seth Rudetsky. The series kicks off with Tony-Award winner Audra McDonald on Wednesday, October 7. Additional performances in the series will take place on Friday, January 29 (Kelli O'Hara), Thursday, March 3 (Sutton Foster), and as previously announced, Thursday, May 5 (Megan Hilty). All performances will be held at the Merriam Theater at 8:00 p.m. In this unique series, Rudetsky will serve as pianist and host, engaging in intimate and witty conversations with the Broadway stars, all while presenting an evening of stellar performances of musical theater favorites. (more...)

The Pennington Players to Present VIOLET, Begin. 11/6The Pennington Players to Present VIOLET, Begin. 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2015

The Pennington Players are bringing Violet, a musical story about the growth and enlightenment of a young woman scarred by a childhood accident, to the stage of Kelsey Theatre. Performances are November 6, 7, 13, 14 at 8:00 pm and November 8 & 15 at 2:00 pm.†† Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's†West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.† A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on November 6th.†† (more...)

Darren Criss & Sutton Foster to Kick-Off Second Season of Broadway @ The Nourse Concert SeriesDarren Criss & Sutton Foster to Kick-Off Second Season of Broadway @ The Nourse Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Mark Cortale's acclaimed Broadway @ The Nourse concert series returns to San Francisco this season with stars Darren Criss and Sutton Foster. †Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed "The Mayor of Broadway," the popular series will return for the 2015/16 season at The Nourse Theater with two concerts. First up will be the red-hot star of TV's "Glee" and Broadway's "Hedwig and the Angry Inch," Darren Criss on October 30, followed by two-time Tony Award winner Sutton Foster on January 16.† (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Emerson Steele & More in Theatrical Outfit's A LITTLE PRINCESSPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Emerson Steele & More in Theatrical Outfit's A LITTLE PRINCESS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

Theatrical Outfit will present A LITTLE PRINCESS, running December 3 - 27, 2015 at The Balzer Theater at Herren's, starring Broadway actress and Atlanta native Emerson Steele, with Christy Baggett, Bryant Smith, Molly Coyne, Jeanette Illidge, Laughton Berry and many more. Scroll down for a first look at Steele and more in costume! (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 27   

BROADWAYWORLD TV

Musicals
Plays