Cheri Steinkellner News

BWW Reviews: Revamped-for-Broadway SISTER ACT Gives Holiness A Brand New Look
by Don Grigware - Jul 11, 2013

Sister Act/book by Cheri Steinkellner & Bill Steinkellner/additional material by Douglas Carter Beane/music by Alan Menken/lyrics by Glenn Slater/directed by Jerry Zaks/Pantages Theatre/through July 28 only (more...)

BWW Reviews: SISTER ACT Makes a Joyful Noise
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 25, 2013

Direct from Broadway, the National Tour of the five-time Tony-nominated SISTER ACT is in town, featuring an original score by award-winning composer Alan Menken and lyricist Glenn Slater, and a book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner with additional book material by Douglas Carter Beane. Based on the Touchstone Pictures 1992 motion picture written by Joseph Howard, the live stage show has an ensemble cast that will have you dancing in the aisles to its variety of musical styles. (more...)

BWW's Top Santa Barbara Theatre Stories of 2012
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Santa Barbara in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013! (more...)

Hunter Foster, Arielle Jacobs and Alexandra Silber Lead INNER VOICES, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2012

Premieres Artistic Director Paulette Haupt has announced that the company will present Inner Voices, an evening of three one-act solo musicals beginning tonight, November 10 at 8pm, at 30th Street Theater, 259 West 30th Street. The opening is scheduled for Sunday, November 18 at 3pm. (more...)

Alexandra Silber, Hunter Foster, Arielle Jacobs and More Featured in Premieres' INNER VOICES, Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 09, 2012

Premieres Artistic Director Paulette Haupt has announced that the company will present Inner Voices, an evening of three one-act solo musicals beginning tonight, November 10 at 8pm, at 30th Street Theater, 259 West 30th Street. The opening is scheduled for Sunday, November 18 at 3pm. (more...)

Hunter Foster, Arielle Jacobs and Alexandra Silber to Lead INNER VOICES, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

Premieres Artistic Director Paulette Haupt has announced that the company will present Inner Voices, an evening of three one-act solo musicals beginning Saturday, November 10 at 8pm, at 30th Street Theater, 259 West 30th Street. The opening is scheduled for Sunday, November 18 at 3pm. (more...)

Alexandra Silber, Hunter Foster, Arielle Jacobs and More Featured in Premieres' INNER VOICES, 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2012

Premieres Artistic Director Paulette Haupt has announced that the company will present Inner Voices, an evening of three one-act solo musicals beginning Saturday, November 10 at 8pm, at 30th Street Theater, 259 West 30th Street. The opening is scheduled for Sunday, November 18 at 3pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rubicon Theatre Honored with Eight 2012 Ovation Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2012

Rubicon Theatre Company, Ventura County's premier professional theatre company, received eight Ovation nominations at L.A. Stage Alliance's announcement ceremony at the Renberg Theatre in Los Angeles on Tuesday evening. Check out photos of the nominees below! (more...)

2012 LA Ovation Awards Announced - THE COLOR PURPLE, Center Theatre Group and Tom Buderwitz Get Most Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2012

Nominees for the 2012 LA STAGE Alliance Ovation Awards were announced Tuesday evening at the Renberg Theatre inside the Gay and Lesbian Center in Los Angeles. The 2012 Ovation Awards ceremony will take place on Monday, November 12, at the historic Los Angeles Theatre, 615 South Broadway, in downtown Los Angeles at 7:30 pm. For more information, visit www.LASTAGEOvations.com. (more...)

Panelists Announced for ANMT's Musical Theatre Writers Conference 2012, 7/20-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2012

The Fourth Bi-Annual conference for musical theatre writers and composers is coming to Los Angeles, July 20-22 at the NoHo Arts Center in North Hollywood, CA. Confirmed panelists include: Cheri Steinkellner (the Tony Award-nominated writer of Sister Act), Paul Gordon (Tony Award-nominated lyricist/composer of Jane Eyre); Michael Jung (Disney Theatricals); Michael Shapiro (Kensington Entertainment), Michael Kerker (ASCAP Director of Musical Theatre); David Elzer (award-winning producer of The Marvelous Wonderettes); Tim Dang (Producing Artistic Director of East West Players, the nation's premiere Asian American theatre company); Gordon Firemark (CEO of Fierce Theatricals) and more! (more...)

Panelists Announced for ANMT's Musical Theatre Writers Conference 2012, Now thru 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

The Fourth Bi-Annual conference for musical theatre writers and composers is coming to Los Angeles, today, July 20-July 22 at the NoHo Arts Center in North Hollywood, Calif. (more...)

SimG Announce AN EVENING WITH THE COMPOSERS, Hippodrome, Aug 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2012

Simon Greiff (of SimG Productions), in association with 'Live At The Hippodrome', is very proud to present an exciting, intimate evening of live music celebrating the glorious songs of American composers Scott Evan Davis, Georgia Stitt and Michael Patrick Walker - together described in The Huffington Post as 'today's must-know songwriters'. (more...)

CAPTAIN LOUIE JR. Kicks Off Rubicon Theatre Company's 2012 Summer Youth Program Today, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 05, 2012

Summer youth programs have begun once again at Rubicon Theatre Company (RTC), with nearly one-hundred students celebrating with events and performances that are perfect for the entire family. (more...)

CAPTAIN LOUIE JR. Kicks Off Rubicon Theatre Company's 2012 Summer Youth Program, 7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2012

Summer youth programs have begun once again at Rubicon Theatre Company (RTC), with nearly one-hundred students celebrating with events and performances that are perfect for the entire family. (more...)

Panelists Announced for ANMT's Musical Theatre Writers Conference 2012, 7/20-22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2012

The Fourth Bi-Annual conference for musical theatre writers and composers is coming to Los Angeles, July 20-22 at the NoHo Arts Center in North Hollywood, CA. Confirmed panelists include: Cheri Steinkellner (the Tony Award-nominated writer of Sister Act), Paul Gordon (Tony Award-nominated lyricist/composer of Jane Eyre); Michael Jung (Disney Theatricals); Michael Shapiro (Kensington Entertainment), Michael Kerker (ASCAP Director of Musical Theatre); David Elzer (award-winning producer of The Marvelous Wonderettes); Tim Dang (Producing Artistic Director of East West Players, the nation's premiere Asian American theatre company); Gordon Firemark (CEO of Fierce Theatricals) and more! (more...)

Georgia Stitt & Friends Concert Set for Tomorrow at The Coterie
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2012

The Coterie will present popular composer Georgia Stitt live in concert May 25th. Celebrating the release of her newest album, My Lifelong Love, Stitt is bringing her music back to Los Angeles. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rubicon Theatre's World Premiere Show HELLO! MY BABY Transfers to Lobero Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2012

For the first time in the company's history, Ventura's RUBICON THEATRE is transferring a production to the legendary LOBERO THEATRE in Santa Barbara. On the heels of a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at Rubicon's home in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District, the world premiere musical HELLO! MY BABY will play at the Lobero Theatre for three performances only this weekend - tonight, May 5 and tomorrow, May 6. Described as a 'Tin-Pantastic New Tuner for all ages,' the show is conceived and written by Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner and Tony Nominee Cheri Steinkellner, who is also a longtime Santa Barbara resident. See photos from the production below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Rubicon Theatre's World Premiere Show HELLO! MY BABY Transfers to Lobero Theatre in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

For the first time in the company's history, Ventura's RUBICON THEATRE is transferring a production to the legendary LOBERO THEATRE in Santa Barbara. On the heels of a critically acclaimed, sold-out run at Rubicon's home in Ventura's Downtown Cultural District, the world premiere musical HELLO! MY BABY will play at the Lobero Theatre for three performances only next weekend - May 5 and 6. Described as a 'Tin-Pantastic New Tuner for all ages,' the show is conceived and written by Emmy and Golden Globe Award winner and Tony Nominee Cheri Steinkellner, who is also a longtime Santa Barbara resident. See photos from the production below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Rubicon's HELLO! MY BABY Scores Big Time
by Don Grigware - Apr 03, 2012

Be assured that Hello! My Baby is by no means a musical revue, but an original book musical by Cheri Steinkellner, incorporating fine old standards from The Great American Songbook written in the early 1900s when the action of the play takes place on both the Upper and Lower East Sides of New York. It's a newly fashioned old-fashioned look at a few fictional characters who struggled to write songs in the golden age of musical history. Now onstage at the Rubicon Theatre in Ventura Baby offers a sweetly delicious take on the perils of dreaming one's dream, with an energetic and phenomenally talented cast of 22 under the lickety-split pace of skilled director Brian McDonald and nifty choreographer Lee Martino. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rubicon Theatre Presents World Premiere of Cheri Steinkellner's HELLO! MY BABY, 3/24-4/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012

Rubicon Theatre Company continues its 2011-2012 Season of "Magic, Mystery and Music" with the World Premiere of Hello! My Baby, a new tuner from the pen of Cheri Steinkellner, the Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning writer of 'Cheers' and a Tony nominee for Sister Act: The Musical. (more...)

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