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Hans Christian Andersen News

Date Of Death:
August 04, 1875
Birth Place:
Odense, Fyn, DENMARK
Gender:
Male
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Cast Announced for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. at Stages Theatre CompanyCast Announced for Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID JR. at Stages Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Stages Theatre Company recently held auditions for their upcoming production of Disney's The Little Mermaid Jr. Over 160 youth actors turned out to audition for 20 roles in the stage musical adaptation with all the magic from the Disney classic. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/11/15- ONCE UPON A MATTRESSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/11/15- ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2015

Today in 1959, Once Upon a Mattress opened at the Phoenix Theatre, where it ran for 244 performances. Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. The play was written as an adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea. Once Upon A Mattress marked the Broadway debut of later stage and TV legend Carol Burnett, who originated the role of Princess Winnifred. Also featured were Joseph Bova, Allen Case, Jack Gilford and Matt Mattox. Jane White played the role of Queen Aggravain, becoming the first African-American actress to portray a white character on the Broadway stage. (more...)

Registration for UCPAC's Youth Theatre Camp Now OpenRegistration for UCPAC's Youth Theatre Camp Now Open
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Registration is open for the 2015 Summer Theatre Camp running Aug. 24-28 at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway. (more...)

Old Library Theatre to Present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.Old Library Theatre to Present Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, JR.
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

Old Library Theatre (OLT), Fair Lawn Recreation Department's resident theater company, proudly presents its second annual Youth Theater Production: 'Disney's The Little Mermaid, Jr.' (more...)

Twyla Tharp, CITY OF CONVERSATION, Israel Philharmonic and More Set for The Wallis Center's 2015-16 SeasonTwyla Tharp, CITY OF CONVERSATION, Israel Philharmonic and More Set for The Wallis Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts (The Wallis -- Tania Camargo, Managing Director; Patricia Wolff, Interim Artistic Director; James D'Asaro, Interim Producing Director) announce Artistic Advisors and programming for the 2015-2016 Season, opening October 1-3 with Twyla Tharp: a 50th Anniversary Celebration, a program of new work by Ms. Tharp, co-commissioned by The Wallis (in partnership with the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, The Joyce Theatre, Ravina Festival Association & Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University and Texas International Theatrical Arts Society). (more...)

Sadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2015 SeasonSadler's Wells Announces Autumn/Winter 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2015

The Autumn / Winter 2015 Season at Sadler's Wells has just been announced. (more...)

Drury Lane Presents THE LITTLE MERMAIDDrury Lane Presents THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2015

Little swimmers embark on a journey under the sea when Drury Lane Theatre for Young Audiences (100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL) presents THE LITTLE MERMAID, the whimsical retelling of the Hans Christian Andersen tale, from April 22 through June 6. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Academy Sets 2015 Summer Camp SessionsAurora Theatre Academy Sets 2015 Summer Camp Sessions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Aurora Theatre Academy's extensive array of Summer Camps for 2015 are right around the corner. Enrollment is now open for a coveted spot. Aurora Theatre Director of Education, Jaclyn Hofmann, has put together an incredible team of teaching professionals, most of whom you will recognize from professional theatrical productions around Atlanta or from the screen anywhere from Georgia Lottery commercials to HBO. This summer, Aurora Theatre Academy will prepare students of all skill levels to perform like professionals.  Located on the square in downtown Lawrenceville, all classes will culminate in a showcase in Aurora's exquisite facility. Aurora will also offer students both financial need and talent-based scholarship opportunities.  (more...)

'ELLA'S BIG CHANCE', THE MAGIC KITE, CORALINE and More Set for Children's Theatre of Charlotte's 2015-16 Season'ELLA'S BIG CHANCE', THE MAGIC KITE, CORALINE and More Set for Children's Theatre of Charlotte's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Books (and talking animals and congressional bills and a tin man and a toy china rabbit) come alive at Children's Theatre of Charlotte in the 2015-16 season, with a lineup that includes adaptations of some of the most popular titles and fairy tales, including three productions making their world premiere. (more...)

BONNIE & CLYDE, HEATHERS & More Included in TUTS Underground's 2015-16 Season!BONNIE & CLYDE, HEATHERS & More Included in TUTS Underground's 2015-16 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2015

Murderous bank-robbing lovers, holiday grump meets Little Match Girl, tiaras the size of Texas and the ultimate teenage popularity contest (hair scrunchies included) - TUTS Underground's 2015/16 season delivers new theatrical productions never seen before in Houston!TUTS Underground, Theatre Under The Stars' (TUTS) alternative and contemporary series, is thrilled to announce the new season running in Zilkha Hallat The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Bryce Pinkham Hosts National Corporate Theatre Fund Gala, Honoring Michael C. Hall and More, TonightBryce Pinkham Hosts National Corporate Theatre Fund Gala, Honoring Michael C. Hall and More, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2015

National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) and Chairman James S. Turley will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala tonight, April 13th at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue) at 6:30pm. The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the creation of theatrical works and arts education at theatres across America. (more...)

J.K. Rowling Lights Up Empire State Building to Launch Lumos USA for Disadvantaged ChildrenJ.K. Rowling Lights Up Empire State Building to Launch Lumos USA for Disadvantaged Children
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

NEW YORK, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ J.K. Rowling today (April 9) lit up the iconic Empire State Building in New York to mark the launch of Lumos USA as part of the NGO's global mission to bring light to the lives of eight million children living in orphanages and institutions around the world. (more...)

BWW Reviews: National Tour of WICKED Rolls Into HippodromeBWW Reviews: National Tour of WICKED Rolls Into Hippodrome
by Cybele Pomeroy - Apr 6, 2015

For some reason, people have brought a great many little girls to see WICKED. It didn't seem to me a particularly child-friendly novel, but since the musical stage production shares about as much with Gregory Maguire's novel as Disney's Little Mermaid did with the story written by Hans Christian Andersen, that's probably fine. (more...)

FROZEN Soundtrack Hits 4 Million in U.S. Album SalesFROZEN Soundtrack Hits 4 Million in U.S. Album Sales
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2015

Disney's musical sensation has reached a new milestone. (more...)

Bryce Pinkham Set to Host National Corporate Theatre Fund Gala on 4/13Bryce Pinkham Set to Host National Corporate Theatre Fund Gala on 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) and Chairman James S. Turley will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala on Monday, April 13th at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue) at 6:30pm. The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the creation of theatrical works and arts education at theatres across America. (more...)

THUMBELINA Ballet Returns for Easter Weekend FunTHUMBELINA Ballet Returns for Easter Weekend Fun
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

After an enormously successful opening season last year, THUMBELINA, the ballet, returns to Artscape over the Easter weekend. Due to huge public demand, three exclusive performances have been scheduled in the Artscape Opera House, two on Sat 4 April and one on Sunday 5 April. (more...)

LITTLE MERMAID, TUG OF WAR Cycle, MADSUMMER Premiere and More Set for Chicago Shakespeare's 2015-16 SeasonLITTLE MERMAID, TUG OF WAR Cycle, MADSUMMER Premiere and More Set for Chicago Shakespeare's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015

?Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) Artistic Director Barbara Gaines and Executive Director Criss Henderson announce today the line-up of the 2015/16 Season, including innovative reimaginings of the classical canon, new work developed at CST and the first installment of Gaines' ambitious Shakespeare history cycle. Anticipating Shakespeare 400, the international celebration of the playwright's four-hundred-year legacy in 2016, the season honors Shakespeare's spirit of inventiveness and audacity. (more...)

Kean Players to Present KINDNESS for Young Audiences, 4/1-8Kean Players to Present KINDNESS for Young Audiences, 4/1-8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

Kean University senior Becca Dagnall is no stranger to the art of theatre or the art of teaching. In fact, she's a rare double major pursuing a B.A. in Theatre and New Jersey's Early Childhood certification. (more...)

Seven World Premieres and More Highlight New York City Ballet's 2015-16 SeasonSeven World Premieres and More Highlight New York City Ballet's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

New York City Ballet will open its 2015-16 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 22 with eight performances of Peter Martins' production of Tschaikovsky's Swan Lake, through Tuesday, September 29, to launch the Company's 2015 Fall Season, which will continue for four weeks through Sunday, October 18. (more...)

New York City Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season - Justin Peck World Premieres, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins & More!New York City Ballet Announces 2015-16 Season - Justin Peck World Premieres, George Balanchine, Jerome Robbins & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

New York City Ballet will open its 2015-16 Season at Lincoln Center on Tuesday, September 22 with eight performances of Peter Martins' production of Tschaikovsky's Swan Lake, through Tuesday, September 29, to launch the Company's 2015 Fall Season, which will continue for four weeks through Sunday, October 18. (more...)

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