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Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Charlie Pollock, Mary Kate Morrissey and More for Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Signature Theatre presents Elmer Gantry, a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. This will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre October 7 - November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

Signature Theatre Welcomes Joe Calarco as New Resident Director/Director of New Works
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2014

Virginia's Signature Theatre has appointed Joe Calarco to the new position of Resident Director/Director of New Works. In this position, Calarco will continue to strengthen Signature's commitment to new work by shepherding the development of new musicals and plays and actively seeking the work of original and diverse voices. Calarco will also direct 1-2 shows per season and will continue his work with Signature in The Schools, Signature's flagship education program. (more...)

Charlie Pollock and Mary Kate Morrissey to Star in Signature Theatre's ELMER GANTRY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of Elmer Gantry, a musical version of Sinclair Lewis' best-selling novel, directed by Signature's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Schaeffer collaborated on the last production of Elmer Gantry at Marriott's Lincolnshire Theatre in Chicago with authors John Bishop (book), Mel Marvin (music) and Bob Satuloff (lyrics) in 1998; the show has not been produced since then. This will be the 5th production in the show's history. Running in the MAX Theatre October 7 - November 9, Signature's production will include several brand new songs by Mel Marvin and Bob Satuloff and a reimagined script that John Bishop worked on until his death in 2006. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Direct From Signature with Matthew Gardiner
by Ellen Burns - Sep 08, 2014

The soul of an artist is on full display in Signature Theatre's 14-15 season-opening production of Sunday in the Park with George, and you'll find the artist's soul behind the scenes in Matthew Gardiner, Associate Artistic Director of Signature Theatre, and the show's director. (more...)

Holly Twyford and Luigi Sottile to Star in Signature Theatre's SEX WITH STRANGERS This Fall in D.C.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

This fall, Signature Theatre continues its commitment to presenting bold new contemporary plays with the DC area premiere of Sex with Strangers by Laura Eason. After its New York premiere at Second Stage Theatre this summer, Signature is proud to introduce this play to DC audiences. Running October 14 - December 7, Sex with Strangers will be presented in Signature's intimate 110-seat ARK Theatre. (more...)

Claybourne Elder and Brynn O'Malley Lead Signature Theatre's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

Signature Theatre presents Sunday in the Park with George, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Dreamgirls, The Threepenny Opera). Running in the MAX Theatre beginning tonight, August 5, and playing through September 21, the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine classic is the first production of Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Claybourne Elder, Brynn O'Malley and More in Rehearsals for Signature Theatre's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

Signature Theatre is proud to announce the cast of Sunday in the Park with George, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning musical, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner(Signature's Dreamgirls, The Threepenny Opera). Running in the MAX Theatre August 15 - September 21, the Stephen Sondheim/James Lapine classic is the first production of Signature Theatre's 25th Anniversary. Check out a first look at rehearsals below! (more...)

Claybourne Elder & Brynn O'Malley to Lead Signature Theatre's SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Signature Theatre is proud to announce the cast of Sunday in the Park with George, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award®-winning musical (more...)

Ed Dixon, Christopher Bloch, Erin Driscoll and More to Star in Signature Theatre's CLOAK AND DAGGER World Premiere, 6/12-7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre closes out its 2013/2014 season with the world premiere musical Cloak and Dagger, directed by Signature Theatre's Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). From Helen Hayes Award Winner Ed Dixon (Signature's Sunset Boulevard) comes this screwball musical comedy send-up of the 1950s film noir. (more...)

Photo Flash: Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre announces the cast for The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. Scroll down for a first look at the cast! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Signature Theatre's THE THREEPENNY OPERA - Mitchell Jarvis and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Virginia's Tony-Award winning Signature Theatre announces the cast for The Threepenny Opera, Bertolt Brecht and Kurt Weill's cutting and enduring critique of capitalism and corruption. Directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Tender Napalm, Dreamgirls, Really Really), the production stars Mitchell Jarvis (Broadway's Rock of Ages) as the charismatic Macheath, known to popular culture as Mack the Knife. Scroll down for a first look at the cast! (more...)

Heidi Blickenstaff, Pamela Myers & Ron Raines Set for Signature Theatre's Sondheim Gala Honoring Jonathan Tunick, 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

On April 7, 2014, Broadway stars Heidi Blickenstaff, Pamela Myers, and Ron Raines will perform alongside an 18-piece orchestra as Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre honors renowned orchestrator and longtime Stephen Sondheim collaborator, Jonathan Tunick. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Signature Theatre's CAROLYN COLE: THE FAREWELL TOUR – Anything But Your Typical Cabaret!
by Benjamin Tomchik - Feb 20, 2014

Audiences were forewarned when Carolyn Cole stepped onto the stage and announced that her Farewell Tour was, "Not yo momma's cabaret" and that it was going to be a unique evening. Aside from the brief tease of Gypsy's "Let Me Entertain You," Cole's performance was an unexpected departure from the musical standards one might except from a Signature Theatre production and was a passionate tribute to the rock standards which greatly influenced her life. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CROSSING at Signature Theatre is a Delight
by Charles Shubow - Nov 07, 2013

Another world premiere musical by the talented pair of Matt Connor and Grace Barnes is directed by Eric Schaeffer. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Signature Theatre's CROSSING, Currently Running Through 11/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2013

This season, Signature Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical CROSSING with a book by Grace Barnes, music and lyrics by Matt Conner, with Barnes also contributing additional lyrics. CROSSING, currently in previews, runs through Nov. 24. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast on stage! (more...)

Signature Theatre's MISS SAIGON Ends Extended Run Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2013

Virginia's Signature Theatre presents Miss Saigon, closing after its extended run today, September 29, 2013. (more...)

Gannon O'Brien Takes Over as 'Chris' in Signature Theatre's MISS SAIGON
by BWW News Desk - Sep 04, 2013

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Gannon O'Brien has officially taken over for Jason Michael Evans as 'Chris' in Signature Theatre's MISS SAIGON. O'Brien, an understudy for the part, has been performing the role since tech week because of Evans' 'vocal issues.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: MISS SAIGON at the Signature Theatre - The Heat is Still On!
by Charles Shubow - Sep 03, 2013

International hit musical is extended through September 29. (more...)

Signature Theatre Extends MISS SAIGON, Thru 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Virginia's Signature Theatre is happy to announce that the run of Miss Saigon is extended throughSeptember 29 due to popular demand - an addition of eight performances. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Diana Huey, Erin Driscoll, and Thom Sesma in Signature's MISS SAIGON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Signature Theatre presents this summer's all-new production of Tony Award-winning musical Miss Saigon, directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer. Running in the MAX Theatre, the production opens the theatre's 2013/14 season with all the adventure, romance, and excitement that Signature promises with the re-imagining of a classic musical. BroadwayWorld has an exclusive look at extra production shots below! (more...)

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