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'ALLIED IN THE FIGHT' on Display at Center for Jewish History'ALLIED IN THE FIGHT' on Display at Center for Jewish History
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

A new exhibit on display in The David Berg Rare Book Room at the Center for Jewish History recounts the efforts made by American Jews and African Americans to fight for the fundamental American promise of equality before and during the Civil Rights era. “Allied in the Fight: Jews, Blacks and the Struggle for Civil Rights” explores shared projects, organizational efforts, and, for a time, how many members of the African American and Jewish communities became allied against injustice. (more...)

CLINTON: THE MUSICAL to End Off-Broadway Run This MonthCLINTON: THE MUSICAL to End Off-Broadway Run This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2015

Clinton The Musical, the headline-making musical by Australian brothers Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge, directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges will end its run on Sunday, June 21 at 7PM after 15 previews and 86 performances at New World Stages. (more...)

Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of CLINTON: THE MUSICAL!Photo Coverage: In the Recording Studio with the Cast of CLINTON: THE MUSICAL!
by Walter McBride - May 21, 2015

Ghostlight Records recorded the Original Cast Album of the hit, headline-making Off-Broadway musical Clinton The Musical yesterday, Tuesday, May 19 for release later this year. The production has book, music and lyrics byPaul Hodge, book by Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge, and was directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges with musical direction by James Dobinson and orchestrations by Neil Douglas Reilly. Clinton The Musical is produced by Kari Lynn Hearn of CoolChic Productions, and Executive Produced by Ken Davenport. The recording will be produced by Dean Sharenow. Check out a look inside the recording studio below! (more...)

Off-Broadway's CLINTON: THE MUSICAL to Receive Cast AlbumOff-Broadway's CLINTON: THE MUSICAL to Receive Cast Album
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Ghostlight Records will record the Original Cast Album of the hit, headline-making Off-Broadway musical Clinton The Musical on Tuesday, May 19 for release later this year. The production has book, music and lyrics by Paul Hodge, book by Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge, and was directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges with musical direction by James Dobinson and orchestrations by Neil Douglas Reilly. Clinton The Musical is produced by Kari Lynn Hearn of CoolChic Productions, and Executive Produced by Ken Davenport. The recording will be produced by Dean Sharenow. To sign up for updates on the album, please visit www.sh-k-boom.com/clintonthemusical. (more...)

Goodwill Opening Westbrook, ME Retail Store and Donation CenterGoodwill Opening Westbrook, ME Retail Store and Donation Center
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2015

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STAGE TUBE: CLINTON: THE MUSICAL Provides Tony Campaign UpdateSTAGE TUBE: CLINTON: THE MUSICAL Provides Tony Campaign Update
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

The cast of Off-Broadway's CLINTON THE MUSICAL have launched a new web series, providing updates on the 2015 Tony Campaigns! Check out the first video below! (more...)

Goodwill to open Seabrook, NH Retail Store and Donation Center on April 29Goodwill to open Seabrook, NH Retail Store and Donation Center on April 29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2015

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Fugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This SummerFugard Theatre's A HUMAN BEING DIED THAT NIGHT to Play BAM This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015

In this taut 2013 theatrical adaptation of Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela's award winning-book, the apartheid regime's most notorious assassin and head of its death squad, Eugene de Kock (played by Matthew Marsh), sits opposite psychologist Pumla Gobodo-Madikizela (played Noma Dumezweni) in Pretoria Central Prison in 1997. Gobodo-Madikizela is a member of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission determined to understand his actions. She questions de Kock, who is sentenced to two life terms plus 212 years for crimes against humanity, murder, conspiracy to murder, attempted murder, assault, kidnapping, illegal possession of firearms, and fraud. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  CLINTON, THE MUSICAL Doesn't Spare the RodhamBWW Reviews: CLINTON, THE MUSICAL Doesn't Spare the Rodham
by Michael Dale - Apr 14, 2015

Kerry Butler is hilarious as the First Lady in a madcap musical spoof. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Galantich and Duke Lafoon Talk CLINTON: THE MUSICAL, Comedy and PoliticsBWW Interview: Tom Galantich and Duke Lafoon Talk CLINTON: THE MUSICAL, Comedy and Politics
by David Clarke - Apr 13, 2015

After getting mostly positive reviews in July 2014 at New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF), CLINTON: THE MUSICAL landed at New World Stages. As they ramped up for their Off-Broadway opening night, BroadwayWorld chatted about the musical and politics with the two men, Tom Galantich (WJ Clinton) and Duke Lafoon (Billy Clinton), that bring the charismatic 42nd President of the Untied States to life in the uproarious musical comedy. (more...)

CLINTON THE MUSICAL to Offer Specially Priced Tickets in Honor of Hillary Clinton's Presidential BidCLINTON THE MUSICAL to Offer Specially Priced Tickets in Honor of Hillary Clinton's Presidential Bid
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

The NY Times has declared Clinton The Musical 'unimpeachably amusing' and to celebrate Hillary Rodham Clinton's recent declaration, Clinton The Musical will be offering tickets to the 'smartly silly, hilariously impudent and sneakily compassionate' musical for $20.16 ALL WEEK! This includes all seats for all performances thru April 19 ONLY! Tickets can be purchased at www.telechargeoffers.com or by calling 212.239.6200 and using the code CTHC4PR16. For more information, please visit www.ClintonTheMusical.com (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Clintons are Back in the White House- Inside Opening Night of CLINTON THE MUSICAL!Photo Coverage: The Clintons are Back in the White House- Inside Opening Night of CLINTON THE MUSICAL!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 11, 2015

It's 1992. Scrunchies are in and mullets are out. 'Baywatch' is a hit and Time Magazine's Man of the Year is Bill Clinton. He's optimistic, charismatic, and he's bringing saxy back! Clinton the Musical is a sensational and satirical look at the 42nd President who upholds the ideals of Lady Liberty while simultaneously charming the pantsuit off her. With Hillary by his side, he's bringing new life to the party. Clinton The Musical, the new headline making musical by Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge began performances on March 25, 2015. Directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges, Clinton The Musical opened earlier this week at New World Stages (340 West 50 Street). Check out photos from the special night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kerry Butler, Tom Galantich, Duke Lafoon & More in CLINTON THE MUSICAL Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: First Look at Kerry Butler, Tom Galantich, Duke Lafoon & More in CLINTON THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Clinton The Musical, the new headline making musical by Paul Hodge and Michael Hodgebegan performances on March 25, 2015. Directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges, Clinton The Musical opens tonight, April 9, 2015 at New World Stages (340 West 50 Street). Check out a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Kerry Butler, Tom Galantich, Duke Lafoon, Judy Gold and More Star in CLINTON THE MUSICAL, Opening TonightKerry Butler, Tom Galantich, Duke Lafoon, Judy Gold and More Star in CLINTON THE MUSICAL, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Clinton The Musical, the new headline making musical by Paul Hodge and Michael Hodge began performances on March 25, 2015. Directed and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Dan Knechtges, Clinton The Musical opens tonight, April 9, 2015 at New World Stages (340 West 50 Street). (more...)

Register to Vote and Get a Free Ticket to CLINTON THE MUSICAL, 4/3Register to Vote and Get a Free Ticket to CLINTON THE MUSICAL, 4/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2015

Producers, Kari Lynn Hearn of CoolChic Productions and Ken Davenport want to help bring Democracy to New World Stages (340 West 50 Street). On Friday, April 3 the first 50 people to register to vote at Clinton The Musical at New World Stages will receive a FREE ticket to that evenings performance. The registration table will be in the lobby of New World Stages beginning at 6:45pm - 7:15pm, Clinton The Musical begins at 8pm. (more...)

'MRS ROOSEVELT', THE ZOO & TRIAL BY JURY and More Set for King's Head Theatre This Spring'MRS ROOSEVELT', THE ZOO & TRIAL BY JURY and More Set for King's Head Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2015

After King's Head Theatre's belting season opener, Trainspotting, the next couple of months at London's best pub theatre continues to celebrate it's 45 year anniversary by presenting new, exciting work that hasn't been seen before in London. Chances are, if it is on at the King's Head, you won't be able to see it anywhere else. (more...)

Get a First Listen to the Song 'Lie To You' from CLINTON THE MUSICALGet a First Listen to the Song 'Lie To You' from CLINTON THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2015

CLINTON THE MUSICAL, the satirical look at Bill, Hillary, and Monica Lewinsky begins off-Broadway performances in late March at New World Stages. (more...)

BWW TV: Welcome to the White House! Watch Sneak Peek of CLINTON THE MUSICALBWW TV: Welcome to the White House! Watch Sneak Peek of CLINTON THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 10, 2015

Clinton The Musical has found its Bills. Yes, Bills plural - it takes two actors to play the larger than life 42nd President of The United States. Playing President 'WJ' Clinton is Tom Galantich (Tail! Spin!, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and Duke Lafoon (MONICA! The Musical, A Wonderful Life) will take on the role of 'Billy' Clinton. Additional casting includes John Treacy Egan (Nice Work if you Can Get It, Sister Act) as Newt Gingrich, Veronica Kuehn (Mamma Mia!, Avenue Q) as Monica Lewinsky, Kevin Zak (Silence! The Musical, My Life is a Musical) as Kenneth Starr with Kara Guy (National Tour: Footloose), Dale Hensley (La Cage aux Folles, The Drowsy Chaperone), Rob Richardson (Jekyll & Hyde, A Tale of Two Cities), and Gretchen Wylder (Bedbugs!!!, Til Divorce Do Us Part). They will join the previously announced Tony nominee Kerry Butler as Hillary Clinton and Emmy Award winner Judy Gold as Eleanor Roosevelt. The cast just met the press and you can check out a sneak peek of the new musical below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Poster Art Revealed for CLINTON THE MUSICAL!Photo Flash: Poster Art Revealed for CLINTON THE MUSICAL!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Clinton The Musical has found its Bills. Yes, Bills plural - it takes two actors to play the larger than life 42nd President of The United States. Playing President 'WJ' Clinton is Tom Galantich (Tail! Spin!, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels) and Duke Lafoon (MONICA! The Musical, A Wonderful Life) will take on the role of 'Billy' Clinton. Additional casting includesJohn Treacy Egan (Nice Work if you Can Get It, Sister Act) as Newt Gingrich, Veronica Kuehn(Mamma Mia!, Avenue Q) as Monica Lewinsky, Kevin Zak (Silence! The Musical, My Life is a Musical) as Kenneth Starr with Kara Guy (National Tour: Footloose), Dale Hensley (La Cage aux Folles, The Drowsy Chaperone), Rob Richardson (Jekyll & Hyde, A Tale of Two Cities), and Gretchen Wylder(Bedbugs!!!, Til Divorce Do Us Part). They will join the previously announced Tony nominee, Kerry Butler as Hillary Clinton and Emmy Award winner, Judy Gold as Eleanor Roosevelt. Check out the poster art for the new musical below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Performance Preview of Off-Broadway's CLINTON THE MUSICAL!Photo Coverage: Performance Preview of Off-Broadway's CLINTON THE MUSICAL!
by Walter McBride - Mar 5, 2015

The cast recently met the press, where they offered up a sneak peek at the show. Check out photos below! (more...)

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