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Brandon Victor Dixon to Sing at Playwrights Horizons' A CELEBRATION OF SONG GalaBrandon Victor Dixon to Sing at Playwrights Horizons' A CELEBRATION OF SONG Gala
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons will hold its annual Spring Gala on Monday evening, May 8, at the event space 583 Park Avenue. Titled A CELEBRATION OF SONG, the evening will honor three of the company's exceptional alumni writers: Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights), Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights) and Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife and Grey Gardens at Playwrights). The Grey Gardens writing team has returned to Broadway with their new musical, War Paint, now playing at The Nederlander Theatre. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 4/30/2017Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Detroit (more...)

Downtown Performing Arts Center Presents A CHORUS LINE For One WeekendDowntown Performing Arts Center Presents A CHORUS LINE For One Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Celebrate International Dance Day with one of musical theater's signature dance productions when the Downtown Performing Arts Center and Curtain Up Productions present 'A Chorus Line'.  (more...)

A CHORUS LINE, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE and More Set for The Arvada Center's 2017-18 SeasonA CHORUS LINE, SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE and More Set for The Arvada Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

The Arvada Center has announced its 2017-18 season, a diverse line-up of plays and musicals. The three musical and four play season includes two regional premiere plays performed in repertory, as well as the return of one of the Arvada Center's most highly-requested musicals. The season also marks the second-year of the Black Box Repertory Theatre, a company of actors, who will perform three of the Black Box Theatre's four plays in repertory. (more...)

Broadening Theatrics to Present Non-Traditional A CHORUS LINE at TADA!Broadening Theatrics to Present Non-Traditional A CHORUS LINE at TADA!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Broadening Theatrics, in association with Open Bar Theatricals (openbartheatricals.org), will present a unique production of A Chorus Line in which dancers have been cast regardless of race, gender, body type, age, or gender identity. Presented by arrangement with Tams-Witmark Music Library, Inc., this rare production, directed and choreographed by Rachel Broadwell, will run March 31st, April 1st, and April 2nd at 8pm at TADA! Theatre (15 W 28th St.). (more...)

Photo Flash: Alan Menken, Glenn Slater Lead Master Class for BMI Musical Theatre WorkshopPhoto Flash: Alan Menken, Glenn Slater Lead Master Class for BMI Musical Theatre Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) recently held their bi-annual Master Class for the renowned BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Workshop. The Master Class brings in celebrated composers and lyricists from the Broadway world to give feedback and critique musical theatre pieces developed by members of the esteemed workshop. Scroll down for photos, featuring writing team Alan Menken and Glenn Slater! (more...)

GYPSY, FRANKENSTEIN, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for Theater Works' 2017-18 SeasonGYPSY, FRANKENSTEIN, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for Theater Works' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Theater Works 2017-18 season sees the return of lauded composers, masterful writers and classic tales come to life. (more...)

Original Stars of A CHORUS LINE to Reunite for NYPL Archival ChatOriginal Stars of A CHORUS LINE to Reunite for NYPL Archival Chat
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Join the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts for a conversation with original members of the cast and crew of A CHORUS LINE, illustrated by artifacts from the Library's archives, on Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 6 p.m. (more...)

Southgate Community Players  Announces Cast for A CHORUS LINESouthgate Community Players Announces Cast for A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Southgate Community Players has just announced their very talented cast of 'A Chorus Line.' (more...)

WAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone to Headline Playwrights Horizons' 2017 GalaWAR PAINT's Christine Ebersole and Patti LuPone to Headline Playwrights Horizons' 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Acclaimed Off-Broadway theater company Playwrights Horizons will hold its annual Spring Gala on Monday evening, May 8 at the event space 583 Park Avenue. Titled A CELEBRATION OF SONG, the evening will honor three of the company's exceptional alumni writers: Tony Award nominee Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights), Tony Award nominee Michael Korie (Grey Gardens and Far From Heaven at Playwrights) and Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife and Grey Gardens at Playwrights). (more...)

Len Cariou, Liz Callaway & More Featured on New Compilation Album 'These Are My Friends'Len Cariou, Liz Callaway & More Featured on New Compilation Album 'These Are My Friends'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2017

Golden Stage Records has released 'These Are My Friends', a compilation of Broadway songs and reminiscences from some of the theater's greatest TONY award-winning artists. (more...)

Works & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINTWorks & Process to Offer a Behind-the-Scenes Look at WAR PAINT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

On Sunday, January 22, 2017 at 7:30pm, Works & Process at the Guggenheim offers a behind-the-scenes look at WAR PAINT, the new musical by librettist Doug Wright, composer Scott Frankel, lyricist Michael Korie, and director Michael Greif in advance of the Broadway opening on April 6, 2017. (more...)

Kathleen Marshall, Gordon Greenberg & More Join The Muny's 2017 Summer SeasonKathleen Marshall, Gordon Greenberg & More Join The Muny's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2017 Season, which opens on June 12 with Jesus Christ Superstar. (more...)

Kick Line! New Version of A CHORUS LINE to Dance Into High SchoolsKick Line! New Version of A CHORUS LINE to Dance Into High Schools
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Tams-Witmark has announced that the groundbreaking musical A Chorus Line is now available for licensing in a brand-new high school edition. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Dramatists Guild Fund Salon with Matthew Sklar and Chad BeguelinPhoto Coverage: Dramatists Guild Fund Salon with Matthew Sklar and Chad Beguelin
by Walter McBride - Dec 9, 2016

Dramatists Guild Fund Salons offer you a behind-the-scenes peek into the creative process of the writers of the American Theater presenting award-winning dramatists as they share never-before-heard stories behind their most beloved works. In addition to sharing their inspiration, they also often invite the stars who brought their work to life onstage. The most recent subjects of this series were composer Matthew Sklar and lyricist/ book writer Chad Beguelin. (more...)

Centenary Stage's Young Performers Workshop to Present Winter Festival of ShowsCentenary Stage's Young Performers Workshop to Present Winter Festival of Shows
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Centenary Stage Company's critically acclaimed Young Performers Workshop returns this holiday season with a delightful selection of musical favorites for the annual Winter Festival of Shows. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Lyric Theatre's A CHORUS LINEPhoto Flash: First Look at the Lyric Theatre's A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Meet 17 dancers in an empty theatre, on a bare stage, where casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For these dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. It's what they've worked for with every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives. This is A Chorus Line, the musical for anyone who has ever had a dream and put it all on the line to make that dream come true. Winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, it's one of the longest-running American Broadway musicals ever. Come experience this 'singular sensation' in Atlanta Lyric Theatre's new production of A Chorus Line at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre through November 6. Tickets are on sale NOW at www.AtlantaLyric.com or by calling 404-377-9948! (more...)

Cast Complete for Broadway-Bound AMELIE, Starring Phillipa Soo, in L.A.Cast Complete for Broadway-Bound AMELIE, Starring Phillipa Soo, in L.A.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Casting has been set for Center Theatre Group's production of "Amelie, A New Musical" at the Ahmanson Theatre which begins previews December 4, 2016, opens December 16 and continues through January 15, 2017. (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Brings A CHORUS LINE to the Stage This OctoberAtlanta Lyric Theatre Brings A CHORUS LINE to the Stage This October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2016

Meet 17 dancers in an empty theatre, on a bare stage, where casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For these dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. It's what they've worked for with every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives. This is A Chorus Line, the musical for anyone who has ever had a dream and put it all on the line to make that dream come true. Winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, it's one of the longest-running American Broadway musicals ever. Come experience this "singular sensation" in Atlanta Lyric Theatre's new production of A Chorus Line at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre from October 21 through November 6. Tickets are on sale NOW at www.AtlantaLyric.com or by calling 404-377-9948! (more...)

Atlantic Lyrics Theatre Presents A CHORUS LINEAtlantic Lyrics Theatre Presents A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Meet 17 dancers in an empty theatre, on a bare stage, where casting for a new Broadway musical is almost complete. For these dancers, this audition is the chance of a lifetime. It's what they've worked for with every drop of sweat, every hour of training, every day of their lives. This is A Chorus Line, the musical for anyone who has ever had a dream and put it all on the line to make that dream come true. Winner of nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical, it's one of the longest-running American Broadway musicals ever. Come experience this "singular sensation" in Atlanta Lyric Theatre's new production of A Chorus Line at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre from October 21 through November 6. Tickets are on sale NOW at www.AtlantaLyric.com or by calling 404-377-9948! (more...)

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