Garth Kravits News

Casting Update for EPIC FAIL, a New York Musical Theatre Festival Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

Casting has been announced for the new edition of Marc Eardley's EPIC FAIL directed by Marc Eardleyand presented Off-Broadway at The Laurie Beechman Theater by Graydon Gund and The New York Musical Theatre Festival. There will be three performances of EPIC FAIL July 8th at 9:30, and July 12th at 5:00 and 8:00pm. Tickets for EPIC FAIL went on sale June 16th. (more...)

TUNE IN TIME, The Olympics of Musical Theater Songwriting, Stages Another Round of Competition at Stage 72, 7/1
by Stephen Hanks - Jun 29, 2014

TUNE IN TIME, New York City's exciting, new musical theater challenge returns to Stage 72 on Tuesday, July 1 at 9 pm with a new crop of exciting up-and-coming musical theater songwriters. The composers and lyricists must write a song from a musical whose title is literally picked from a hat, and in the genre determined by a spin of "The Dreaded Genre Wheel." Will it be a historical epic? Something a la Rodgers & Hammerstein? Or even [insert name of large theme-park owning megacorporation-turned-Broadway-megalopolis here]? Oh yeah, and they have just 20 minutes to do it. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis and Marilu Henner Lead Readings of New Musical GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Today, June 24, Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages) and stage and screen icon Marilu Henner (The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Chicago) will headline private industry readings of the new Broadway-bound musical GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER in midtown Manhattan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Donnie Kehr, Mira Cohen and More at Jim Caruso's Cast Party at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

At Birdland this past week, Jim Caruso's Cast Party was a jam-packed, sold-out crazy-quilt of talent. The weekly 'extreme' open mic night was the place to hear Broadway tunes, jazz standards, an Italian pop tune, a Beyonce hit, the blues, and a few original tunes that defied description. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

TUNE IN TIME, New York's New Musical Theater Songwriting Challenge Show, Returns to Stage 72, 6/25 and 7/1
by Stephen Hanks - Jun 13, 2014

After a successful launch with two shows/competitions in April, New York City's exciting, new musical theater songwriting challenge, TUNE IN TIME, returns to Stage 72 (The Triad) on Wednesday, June 25 and Tuesday, July 1 at 9 pm. A new roster of great up and coming musical theater--six composers and six lyricists-is ready to take on the challenge of writing a song from a musical whose title is, literally, picked from a hat in the style determined by a spin of The Dreaded Genre Wheel. Will it be a historical epic? Something a la Rodgers & Hammerstein? Experimental? Or even [insert name of large theme-park owning mega-corporation-turned-Broadway-megalopolis here]? Oh . . . and they have just 20 minutes to do it. (more...)

Constantine Maroulis & Marilu Henner to Lead Industry Readings of New Musical GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER, 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

On Tuesday, June 24, Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis (Rock of Ages) and stage and screen icon Marilu Henner (The Tale of the Allergist's Wife, Chicago) will headline private industry readings of the new Broadway-bound musical GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER in midtown Manhattan. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jim Caruso's CAST PARTY, Including Aaron Ramey, Michele Lee, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Jim Caruso's Cast Party never disappoints music lovers - especially if they are fans of the Broadway scene. (more...)

Erin Dilly, Marni Raab & More Set for Bickford Theatre Guild's 'FROM CAROUSEL TO KINKY BOOTS' Fundraiser, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The Morris Museum has announced that the Bickford Theatre Guild Fundraiser, From Carousel to Kinky Boots: A Cabaret of Broadway's Best, will be held on Saturday, April 26 at 7:30pm. (more...)

GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER Cast Album Now Available on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

The original cast recording of the George Street Playhouse's world-premiere production of the new Broadway-bound musical GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER is now available for digital download on iTunes. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Bucks County Playhouse's MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, Now Playing
by Stage Tube - Dec 10, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) presents the 2013 holiday show Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play, set in a similar fashion as last year's Bucks County holiday show It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, both adapted by Joe Landry. Check out a first look at the show below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Garth Kravits Talks about Bucks County Playhouse's MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS: A RADIO PLAY
by Kelli Curtin - Dec 07, 2013

This year the holiday show at Bucks County Playhouse is MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS: A RADIO PLAY. They are keeping with the tradition of performing a holiday themed radio play where the audience plays the part of a live studio audience of the radio show. MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS: A RADIO PLAY is based on the 1944 movie-musical of the same name that starred Judy Garland and Margaret O'Brien. We had a chance to speak with one of the actors in the show at Bucks County Playhouse, Garth Kravits, about the musical, growing up in a theatre family and the importance of the arts to the community. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cast of Bucks County Playhouse's MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS Rides Trolly Into New Hope, PA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) presents the 2013 holiday show Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play, set in a similar fashion as last year's Bucks County holiday show It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, both adapted by Joe Landry. Scroll down for shots of the cast riding into New Hope, PA in a victorian trolly! (more...)

Geoff Packard, Jay Russell and More Star in Bucks County Playhouse's MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) presents the 2013 holiday show Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play, set in a similar fashion as last year's Bucks County holiday show It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, both adapted by Joe Landry. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Geoff Packard, Lauren Molina and More in MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 03, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) presents the 2013 holiday show Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play, set in a similar fashion as last year's Bucks County holiday show It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, both adapted by Joe Landry. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Geoff Packard, Lauren Molina and More in MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) presents the 2013 holiday show Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play, set in a similar fashion as last year's Bucks County holiday show It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, both adapted by Joe Landry. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse & ShopRite to Honor Local Volunteers Throughout Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) has announced that this December, before every evening performance for Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play (December 4th -December 29th), the Playhouse will light its permanently planted holiday tree in the Playhouse's courtyard. (more...)

Geoff Packard, Jay Russell and More to Star in Bucks County Playhouse's MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) has announced members of the cast and creative team for the 2013 holiday show Meet Me in St. Louis: A Live Radio Play, set in a similar fashion as last year's Bucks County holiday show It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play, both adapted by Joe Landry. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jarvis, Fraser & More Star in GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

9 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick has been rockin' every night since September 24 with music and laughter and we've got a first look at photos. (more...)

Alison Fraser and Mitchell Jarvis to Lead GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER at George Street Playhouse, 9/24-10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2013

9 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick will be rockin' every night beginning September 24 with music and laughter. George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced casting for the opening production for the venerable theatre's fortieth season. Gettin' The Band Back Together (formerly titled Garage Band) is a rockin' valentine to the Garden State, and will be directed by Tony Award-winner John Rando - who also helmed The Toxic Avenger in New Brunswick (and New York) a few seasons back. Gettin' The Band Back Together will rock the house beginning Tuesday, September 24 and continue through Sunday, October 27. Opening night is set for Today, October 4. Gettin' The Band Back Together is performed by special arrangement with Davenport Theatrical Enterprises, Inc. and Roy Putrino. (more...)

Alison Fraser and Mitchell Jarvis to Lead GETTIN' THE BAND BACK TOGETHER at George Street Playhouse, 9/24-10/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2013

9 Livingston Avenue in New Brunswick will be rockin' every night beginning September 24 with music and laughter. George Street Playhouse and Artistic Director David Saint have announced casting for the opening production for the venerable theatre's fortieth season. Gettin' The Band Back Together (formerly titled Garage Band) is a rockin' valentine to the Garden State, and will be directed by Tony Award-winner John Rando - who also helmed The Toxic Avenger in New Brunswick (and New York) a few seasons back. Gettin' The Band Back Together will rock the house beginning Tuesday, September 24 and continue through Sunday, October 27. Opening night is set for Friday, October 4. Gettin' The Band Back Together is performed by special arrangement with Davenport Theatrical Enterprises, Inc. and Roy Putrino. (more...)

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