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NYMF's MOTHER JONES with Lynne Wintersteller & Robin De Jesús Adds 7/25 Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

MOTHER JONES AND THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE - presented by The New York Musical Theatre Festival, Crystal Theatre and Benjamin Simpson - has announced a second extension to its run with an additional performance on Friday, July 25 at 5:00 PM. The dramatic new musical inspired by the true story of the trailblazing labor organizer, which already has a sold out performance, will run from July 17 to 26, 2014. The show has book, music and lyrics by Cheryl E. Kemeny (co-founder of Crystal Theatre) and stars Lynne Wintersteller (A Grand Night For Singing and Annie on Broadway) and Robin De Jesus (two time Tony Award nominee). MOTHER JONES AND THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE is directed by Michelle Tattenbaum (Nobody Loves You at The Old Globe and Second Stage), choreographed by Clare Cook with music direction by Micah Young (Best Music Director, NYMF 2013). The show is an Official Selection of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival's Next Link Project. (more...)

MOTHER JONES with Lynne Wintersteller and Robin De Jesús Extends at NYMF, Now Runs 7/17-26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

MOTHER JONES AND THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE - presented by The New York Musical Theatre Festival, Crystal Theatre and Benjamin Simpson - has extended its run with an additional performance on Saturday, July 26 at 2:00 PM. (more...)

Robin De Jesús & Lynne Wintersteller to Lead MOTHER JONES AND THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE at NYMF, 7/17-24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

The New York Musical Theatre Festival, Crystal Theatre and Benjamin Simpson will present MOTHER JONES AND THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE - the dramatic new musical inspired by the true story of the trailblazing labor organizer - from July 17 to 24, 2014. The show has book, music and lyrics by Cheryl E. Kemeny (co-founder of Crystal Theatre) and stars Lynne Wintersteller (A Grand Night For Singing and Annie on Broadway) and Robin De Jesus (two time Tony Award nominee). MOTHER JONES AND THE CHILDREN'S CRUSADE is directed by Michelle Tattenbaum (Nobody Loves You at The Old Globe and Second Stage), choreographed by Clare Cook with music direction by Micah Young (Best Music Director, NYMF 2013). The show is an Official Selection of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival's Next Link Project. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Kids of Broadway Support BC/EFA
by Stage Tube - Dec 14, 2013

Everyone likes helping, but how can one person make a difference? The kids of Broadway show that when each of us pitches in, we can make a big difference together through Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. Listen to what they have to say in the video below! (more...)

They're Revolting Children: Meet the Kids of the 2013 Broadway Season!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 19, 2013

As Tony Awards host Neil Patrick Harris sang in the opening number of the 2013 ceremony: 'They're the reason that this season seems to look like Chucky Cheese!' This Broadway season is littered with child actors in major roles, and below BroadwayWorld salutes them all. Get to know the child stars of the 2013 Broadway season below! (more...)

MATILDA Box Office Opens 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 03, 2013

The box office at the Shubert Theatre (235 West 44th Street) opens on Monday, January 21 for Broadway's eagerly anticipated MATILDA THE MUSICAL. The show begins previews on March 4 ahead of an April 11, 2013 opening at the Shubert Theatre. (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Announces Rush Policy
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, is currently in previews at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). The show has just announced its rush policy effective immediately: $27 student rush tickets for MATILDA THE MUSICAL will be available for Monday through Thursday performances (excluding Thursday, March 28 and Thursday, April 11, 2013). There will be a minimum of 20 tickets available per performance. (more...)

Broadway's MATILDA Makes Last-Minute Tweaks for American Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2013

According to the Telegraph, the West End hit musical version of Roald Dahl's Matilda is undergoing some last-minute changes before it opens on Broadway in April. After several previews, some of the lyrics are being revised for American audiences. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of MATILDA THE MUSICAL; Begins Previews Tonight!
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 04, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, will begin previews tonight, March 4 and open on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). Meet the company of the new musical with videos of them from past productions and roles below! (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Begins Performances Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, will begin previews tonight, March 4 and open on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). (more...)

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Begins Performances on Monday, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 01, 2013

MATILDA THE MUSICAL, produced by The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers, will begin previews on Monday March 4 and open on April 11, 2013 at Broadway's Shubert Theatre (225 West 44th Street). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Releases New Broadway TV Spot
by Stage Tube - Jan 23, 2013

A brand-new commercial for the eagerly anticipated MATILDA THE MUSICAL begins airing this week. View it below! (more...)

MATILDA Box Office Opens 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2013

The box office at the Shubert Theatre (235 West 44th Street) opens on Monday, January 21 for Broadway's eagerly anticipated MATILDA THE MUSICAL. The show begins previews on March 4 ahead of an April 11, 2013 opening at the Shubert Theatre. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: MATILDA'S Journey to Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Jan 09, 2013

Join the team behind Broadway's eagerly anticipated MATILDA THE MUSICAL as they take you through the show's journey from Statford-upon-Avon to London's West End to Broadway. Writers Tim Minchin and Dennis Kelly, director Matthew Warchus, designer Rob Howell, choreographer Peter Darling, and actor Lauren Ward, who reprises her role as Miss Honey from London, discuss the thrill of coming to Broadway in "MATILDA THE MUSICAL: Journey to Broadway." Check it out below! (more...)

Ward, Ebert, Margherita, Aldridge & More Join MATILDA on Broadway - Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2012

The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers today announced the casting of the principal roles and the ensemble in the eagerly anticipated Broadway-bound musical MATILDA THE MUSICAL. They are (alphabetically): Karen Aldridge (Mrs. Phelps), Gabriel Ebert (Mr. Wormwood), Lesli Margherita (Mrs. Wormwood), and Lauren Ward (Miss Honey). (more...)

SOUTH PACIFIC Comes To The New Jersey PAC, Closes 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2011

After sweeping the 2008 Tony Awards and enchanting audiences throughout the country, the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC - featuring the largest orchestra of any Broadway production currently on tour - will close at Prudential Hall in the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) January 30, 2012. (more...)

SOUTH PACIFIC Comes To The New Jersey PAC 1/26-30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2011

After sweeping the 2008 Tony Awards and enchanting audiences throughout the country, the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC - featuring the largest orchestra of any Broadway production currently on tour - will land at Prudential Hall in the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) for an eight performance run starting Wednesday, January 26, 2011. (more...)

LCT Announces Casting For SOUTH PACIFIC At Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2011

Bob Boyett and NETworks Presentations announce casting for the National Tour of The Lincoln Center Theater Production of Richard Rodgers & Oscar Hammerstein's prize-winning musical SOUTH PACIFIC, directed by Bartlett Sher playing PlayhouseSquare in Cleveland; February 1 - 13, 2011. (more...)

SOUTH PACIFIC Comes To The New Jersey PAC 1/26-30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2011

After sweeping the 2008 Tony Awards and enchanting audiences throughout the country, the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC - featuring the largest orchestra of any Broadway production currently on tour - will land at Prudential Hall in the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) for an eight performance run starting Wednesday, January 26, 2011. (more...)

Photo Coverage: DAMN YANKEES at John W. Engeman Theater
by Sabrina Gordin - Aug 09, 2010

Come see The John W. Engeman Theater hit one out of the park with the 2010-2011 season opener: DAMN YANKEES which runs through August 29th. This musical comedy is centered around America's National Pastime. No matter what team you root for, Damn Yankees is sure to be a Grand Slam! (more...)

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