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BWW Interviews: Donald Corren in GSP's THE FABULOUS LIPITONESBWW Interviews: Donald Corren in GSP's THE FABULOUS LIPITONES
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 18, 2014

Donald Corren stars in George Street Playhouse's 'The Fabulous Lipitones' no onstage through December 14th. Directed by Michael Mastro, this new musical comedy is written by John Markus and Mark St. Germain. (more...)

'Afterglow' Performances to Celebrate THE FABULOUS LIPITONES at George Street, 11/29 & 12/10'Afterglow' Performances to Celebrate THE FABULOUS LIPITONES at George Street, 11/29 & 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

In their current offering, The Fabulous Lipitones, barbershop harmony takes center stage at George Street Playhouse. (more...)

THE GLASS MENAGERIE & A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Open Masterworks Theater Company's Inaugural SeasonTHE GLASS MENAGERIE & A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM to Open Masterworks Theater Company's Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Eric Krebs, Founding Director; Christopher Scott, Artistic Director, announce the creation of Masterworks Theater Company, a professional equity theater company whose repertoire will include the masterworks of the theater (plays, musicals and stage adaptation of novels) that every young person should have an opportunity to experience. These works are often part of the students' required reading. Masterworks Theater Company will offer a school-friendly schedule with affordable ticket prices ($33 for student groups; $45 - $65 for non-students), with performances taking place at Times Square's 47th Street Theater (304 West 47th Street). (more...)

BWW Interviews: Lucas Pinner in THE STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER at The Growing StageBWW Interviews: Lucas Pinner in THE STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 10, 2014

'The Story of the Nutcracker' will be at The Growing Stage The Children's Theatre of New Jersey in Netcong though 11/21. Lucas Pinner plays the role of Heir Drosselmeir in the holiday production. (more...)

Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess, Lisa Howard, David Burtka & More Will Star in David Hyde Pierce-Helmed IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU on Broadway; Opens April 14Tyne Daly, Harriet Harris, Sierra Boggess, Lisa Howard, David Burtka & More Will Star in David Hyde Pierce-Helmed IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU on Broadway; Opens April 14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Producers Daryl Roth, Scott Landis, Jane Bergere, Jayne Baron Sherman and John O'Boyle announced today that It Shoulda Been You, a new musical comedy directed by David Hyde Pierce in his Broadway directorial debut, will open this spring at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street). With an original book & lyrics by Brian Hargrove and music by Barbara Anselmi, It Shoulda Been You puts a refreshingly modern spin on the traditional wedding comedy, proving that when it comes to wedding day insanity, it's all relative. Tony and Emmy Award-winner Tyne Daly and Tony Award-winner Harriet Harris headline a cast of Broadway favorites that also includes Sierra Boggess, David Burtka, Lisa Howard, Edward Hibbert and Steve Rosen. It Shoulda Been You, which had a sold-out premiere at New Jersey's George Street Playhouse, begins previews on Broadway on March 17, 2015, with an opening night date set for Tuesday, April 14, 2015. (more...)

Crossroads Theatre Company, George Street Playhouse & Kessler Foundation to be Honored at New Jersey Theatre Alliance's CURTAIN CALLCrossroads Theatre Company, George Street Playhouse & Kessler Foundation to be Honored at New Jersey Theatre Alliance's CURTAIN CALL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

On November 3rd, New Jersey Theatre Alliance will present Excellence Awards to two New Brunswick theatres, Crossroads Theatre Company and George Street Playhouse, at 'Curtain Call,' the annual celebration of New Jersey's professional theatres. Each year, New Jersey Theatre Alliance, the service organization for the state's professional theatres, presents Excellence Awards to professional theatres in New Jersey that have shown exemplary achievements in the field. The Alliance will also honor Kessler Foundation with the Star Award for its ongoing support of programs that make theatre accessible to people with disabilities. (more...)

Rehearsals Now Underway for THE FABULOUS LIPITONES at George Street PlayhouseRehearsals Now Underway for THE FABULOUS LIPITONES at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Barbershop quartets will take center stage at New Brunswick's George Street Playhouse as they present John Markus and Mark St. Germain's a cappella musical comedy, The Fabulous Lipitones on stage beginning November 18. The cast includes You Tube sensation Rohan Kymal, and Broadway veterans Donald Corren, Wally Dunn and Jim Walton. Michael Mastro (The Subject Was Roses) returns to helm the production, and Broadway veteran Michael Lichtefeld will put the quartet through their paces as choreographer. (more...)

Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Complete principal casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Victoria Clark, who won a Tony Award for her luminous performance in The Light in the Piazza and was also Tony-nominated for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella and Sister Act, will star as Mamita Alvarez. Dee Hoty, who has starred on Broadway in City of Angels, Me and My Girl and Mamma Mia! and is a three-time Tony Award nominee for The Will Rogers Follies, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public and Footloose, will star as Aunt Alicia. Gigi also stars Vanessa Hudgens in the title role, two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. (more...)

Gulfshore Playhouse to Continue 2014-2015 Season with BODY AWARENESS, 10/29-11/16Gulfshore Playhouse to Continue 2014-2015 Season with BODY AWARENESS, 10/29-11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Gulfshore Playhouse will continue their 2014-2015 season with Body Awareness by Pulitzer Prize-Winning Playwright Annie Baker, playing November 1st through 16th, with $30 preview performances on October 29th and 30th. (more...)

Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 11/28-12/28Philadelphia Theatre Company to Present OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, 11/28-12/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Philadelphia Theatre Company's continues its 40th Anniversary season with the Tony Award-nominated play Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley November 28-December 28. Directed by Mary B. Robinson, the cast features Beth Dixon, David Howey, Anthony Lawton, and Kathleen McNenny. (more...)

Heidi Schreck's GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tonight at Playwrights HorizonsHeidi Schreck's GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tonight at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

Previews begin tonight, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage. (more...)

GRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights HorizonsGRAND CONCOURSE Begins Previews Tomorrow at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Previews begin tomorrow, Friday, October 17 at 7:30 PM for the Playwrights Horizons' world premiere production of GRAND CONCOURSE, a new play by playwright and two-time Obie Award-winning actress Heidi Schreck (author of There Are No More Big Secrets, Creature, Showtime's 'Nurse Jackie'). Directed by Kip Fagan (The Revisionist, Asuncion), the play is the second production of the acclaimed theater company's 2014/2015 Season. It follows the critically-acclaimed Bootycandy, a new play written and directed by Robert O'Hara, which concludes its extended run this Sunday evening on the Mainstage. (more...)

Meet the Company of Broadway's ON THE TOWN- Opens at the Lyric Theatre Tonight!Meet the Company of Broadway's ON THE TOWN- Opens at the Lyric Theatre Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

The new Broadway revival of On The Town, directed by John Rando (Tony Award for Urinetown) and choreographed by Joshua Bergasse (Emmy Award winner for 'Smash') officially opens tonight, Thursday, October 16, 2014 at Broadway's Lyric Theatre (213 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). BroadwayWorld wants you to get to know the talented cast of Broadway's latest revival. Meet the company below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Opening of OUTSIDE MULLINGAR at George Street PlayhousePhoto Flash: Inside Opening of OUTSIDE MULLINGAR at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

George Street Playhouse opened its 2014-15 season with its production of John Patrick Shanley's 'Outside Mullingar,' on stage now through November 2. Starring are John Bolger, Patricia Conolly, Ellen McLaughlin and David Schramm. David Saint is director. Check out photos of opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ellen McLaughlin and John Bolger in George Street's OUTSIDE MULLINGARPhoto Flash: First Look at Ellen McLaughlin and John Bolger in George Street's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

George Street Playhouse presents its 2014-15 Season Opener, Outside Mullingar. John Patrick Shanley's (Moonstruck, Doubt) recent Broadway hit, a nominee for the Tony Award for Best Play, will trod the boards in New Brunswick opening tonight, October 10. Joining Ellen McLaughlin in the cast will be John Bolger, Patricia Conollyand David Schramm. Mr. Saint will helm the production, which runs through November 2. Below, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage! (more...)

George Street Playhouse's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, Starring Ellen McLaughlin and John Bolger, Opens TonightGeorge Street Playhouse's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, Starring Ellen McLaughlin and John Bolger, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2014

George Street Playhouse presents its 2014-15 Season Opener, Outside Mullingar. John Patrick Shanley's (Moonstruck, Doubt) recent Broadway hit, a nominee for the Tony Award for Best Play, will trod the boards in New Brunswick beginning tonight, October 7. Joining Ellen McLaughlin in the cast will be John Bolger, Patricia Conolly and David Schramm. Mr. Saint will helm the production, which runs through November 2. Opening night is set for Friday, October 10. (more...)

Celtic Band Brosna to Play George Street Playhouse, 10/18Celtic Band Brosna to Play George Street Playhouse, 10/18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

George Street Playhouse's season opener, Outside Mullingar by John Patrick Shanley, has more than a touch of Irish mysticism and romance. Like his Oscar-winning movie Moonstruck, the play is the story of an unlikely romance, but set in Ireland. To complement the Irish theme of the play, the Playhouse is offering its patrons to enjoy libations and the sounds of Highland Park-based Celtic Band Brosna, who perform their unique take on Celtic classics following the 8pm Saturday performance. (more...)

George Street Playhouse's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Begins Performances TonightGeorge Street Playhouse's OUTSIDE MULLINGAR Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

George Street Playhouse presents its 2014-15 Season Opener, Outside Mullingar. John Patrick Shanley's (Moonstruck, Doubt) recent Broadway hit, a nominee for the Tony Award for Best Play, will trod the boards in New Brunswick beginning tonight, October 7. Joining Ellen McLaughlin in the cast will be John Bolger, Patricia Conolly and David Schramm. Mr. Saint will helm the production, which runs through November 2. Opening night is set for Friday, October 10. (more...)

BWW Interviews:  Ellen McLaughlin in OUTSIDE MULLINGAR at GSP, 10/7 to 11/2BWW Interviews: Ellen McLaughlin in OUTSIDE MULLINGAR at GSP, 10/7 to 11/2
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 6, 2014

George Street Playhouse opens their season with 'Outside Mullingar' directed by David Saint. Broadwayworld.com interviewed Ellen McLaughiin who plays Rosemary in the show. (more...)

Howard McGillin, Corey Cott, Steffanie Leigh & More Join Vanessa Hudgens in Broadway-Bound GIGIHoward McGillin, Corey Cott, Steffanie Leigh & More Join Vanessa Hudgens in Broadway-Bound GIGI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Additional casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Joining the previously announced Vanessa Hudgens in the title role will be two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh(Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. Casting for the roles of Madame Alvarez and Aunt Alicia will be announced soon. (more...)

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