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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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The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences to Present THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, 2/26-5/3The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences to Present THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, 2/26-5/3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

From the Kingdom of Ipslonia comes The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences' first show of the season, THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA, previewing February 26, running through May 3, with a press opening on Saturday, March 7 at 10 a.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Scott Weinstein makes his Marriott Theatre directorial debut, joined by Musical Director Ryan T. Nelson, with a modern spin on the classic Hans Christian Andersen fairytale. An imaginative story for all ages, THE PRINCESS AND THE PEA is a celebration of everlasting love and staying true to oneself no matter what the circumstances. A Question & Answer session with the cast will follow the one-hour presentation. (more...)

LET'S PLAY PLAY Comes to FRIGID New York, 2/18-3/7LET'S PLAY PLAY Comes to FRIGID New York, 2/18-3/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

Frigid New York presents A PowerOut production: Let's Play Play, written by Ben Ferber and directed by Todd Brian Backus. The production plays Feb 18th - Mar 7th, 2015. (more...)

Company OnStage Opens THE LITTLE MERMAID this WeekendCompany OnStage Opens THE LITTLE MERMAID this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Company OnStage presents their first Children's Production for 2015, The Little Mermaid, written by Linda Daugherty, and directed by Amy Pope. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/10/15- THE LITTLE MERMAIDSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/10/15- THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Stage Tube - Jan 10, 2015

Today in 2008, The Little Mermaid opened at the Lunt Fontanne Theatre, where it ran for 685 performances. The Little Mermaid is based on the animated 1989 Disney film of the same name and the classic story of The Little Mermaid by Hans Christian Andersen. The musical's book is by Doug Wright, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman (written for the film) and new lyrics by Glenn Slater. The musical had a pre-Broadway tryout in Denver, Colorado in July through early September 2007. The original cast featured Sierra Boggess in the title role of Ariel, Sean Palmer as Prince Eric, Brian D'Addario and Trevor Braun alternate as Flounder, Norm Lewis as King Triton, Sherie Rene Scott as Ursula, Tituss Burgess as Sebastian, Tyler Maynard as Flotsam, Derrick Baskin as Jetsam, Jonathan Freeman as Grimsby, and John Treacy Egan as Chef Louis. (more...)

MCCC's Kelsey Theatre to Host Second FROZEN Sing-A-Long, 1/24MCCC's Kelsey Theatre to Host Second FROZEN Sing-A-Long, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

Back by popular demand, Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre presents 'Disney's FROZEN Movie Sing-A-Long' on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is conveniently located on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. Children will delight in the chance to sing along to the inspiring score of the Academy Award-nominated film, which has become a sensation for the younger generation. (more...)

Apollo to Host FROZEN Sing-Along Screenings at Dominion Theatre in FebruaryApollo to Host FROZEN Sing-Along Screenings at Dominion Theatre in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2015

Apollo will present a series of sing-along screenings of the smash-hit, hugely popular, Disney film FROZEN at London's Dominion Theatre next half term, from 18 - 28 February. The perfect family treat for the holiday and tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Present STELLA, QUEEN OF THE SHOW, 1/18Westport Country Playhouse to Present STELLA, QUEEN OF THE SHOW, 1/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2014

Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present 'Stella, Queen of the Snow,' based on the book by Marie-Louie Gay, the award-winning creator of 'Stella and Sam,' on Sunday, January 18, at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. Produced by Mermaid Theatre of Nova Scotia, the show is recommended for ages three to seven. Running time is approximately one hour. Tickets are $20. (more...)

BAD THEATER FEST Set for Treehouse Theater TonightBAD THEATER FEST Set for Treehouse Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2014

Bad Theater Fest, created as a supportive, fun and open environment for artists, presents their first annual collection of holiday-inspired performances at Treehouse Theater, 154 W 29th St (b/t 6th and 7th Ave) - 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10001. The festive variety show takes place tonight, December 20, 9pm - 11pm. Tickets are $5 and available for purchase through treehousetheaternyc.com or badtheaterfest.com. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/19- ONCE UPON A MATTRESSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/19- ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2014

Today in 1996, the first Broadway revival of Once Upon a Mattress opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it ran for188 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. (more...)

Tickets to Elvis Costello at Dr. Phillips Center On Sale TodayTickets to Elvis Costello at Dr. Phillips Center On Sale Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the AEG Live tour of Elvis Costellocoming to the Walt Disney Theater on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 for a 7:30 p.m. performance. (more...)

Kneehigh's TRISTAIN & YSEULT to Play  St. Ann's Warehouse, 11/16-12/18Kneehigh's TRISTAIN & YSEULT to Play St. Ann's Warehouse, 11/16-12/18
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh Theatre and director Emma Rice for the New York Premiere of Tristan & Yseult, the acclaimed production that catapulted the Cornwall-based company onto the national stage. In her adaptation of the epic Cornish drama, Rice employs Kneehigh's signature blend of high theatrics-performances alternately poignant and comic, evocative spectacle, and gorgeous live music-to reimagine the tale of forbidden desires, broken hearts and the agony of choosing one love over another. Reviewing the production last year, The Guardian wrote, 'If this show doesn't make you fall in love with theatre, there's no potion on Earth that can help you.' (more...)

Photo Flash Exclusive: Arthur Pita's THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL at Sadler's Wells TheatrePhoto Flash Exclusive: Arthur Pita's THE LITTLE MATCH GIRL at Sadler's Wells Theatre
by Roy Tan - Dec 17, 2014

Arthur Pita returns to Sadler's Wells following the huge success of Mischief, a family show created in collaboration with Theatre Rites, which also enjoyed a season on Broadway. His recent adaptation of Franz Kafka's The Metamorphosis at the Royal Opera House won Olivier, South Bank Sky Arts and Critics Circle National Dance Awards. Check out a first look below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Troubies' The Snow QUEEN, 80 Minutes of Rocker HeavenBWW Reviews: The Troubies' The Snow QUEEN, 80 Minutes of Rocker Heaven
by Ellen Dostal - Dec 16, 2014

While the kids are busy getting their pictures taken with Santa at the mall and begging for overpriced toys they'll forget the day after the Christmas, adults know that the place they'll get the most bang for their jingle bell bucks is at the Falcon Theater. That's where the latest Troubie show is roasting its comedy chestnuts in its own unique style while providing one of the wackiest soundtracks to the holiday season. (more...)

Tickets to Elvis Costello at Dr. Phillips Center On Sale 12/19Tickets to Elvis Costello at Dr. Phillips Center On Sale 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts announces the AEG Live tour of Elvis Costellocoming to the Walt Disney Theater on Tuesday, March 17, 2015 for a 7:30 p.m. performance. Tickets go on sale Friday, December 19, 2014 and may be purchased by calling the Dr. Phillips Center Box Office at 844.513.2014 or by visiting the Box Office at 455 Magnolia Avenue, Orlando, FL 32801 between 10:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. or online at drphillipscenter.org. Online and phone ticket purchases include handling fees. (more...)

Enchantment Theatre Company's THE SNOW QUEEN Begins TodayEnchantment Theatre Company's THE SNOW QUEEN Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2014

Each year, Enchantment Theatre Company brings its theatrical magic to the holidays and this season will be no exception. The company is celebrating the return of their production of Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen. The show will run today, December 13-January 4 at the Arts Bank, 601 South Broad Street. Tickets cost $16- $29 and are available at enchantmenttheatre.org or by phone at 215-496-9160. (more...)

Enchantment Theatre Company to Present THE SNOW QUEEN, Begin. 12/13Enchantment Theatre Company to Present THE SNOW QUEEN, Begin. 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Each year, Enchantment Theatre Company brings its theatrical magic to the holidays and this season will be no exception. The company is celebrating the return of their production of Hans Christian Andersen's The Snow Queen. The show will run December 13-January 4 at the Arts Bank, 601 South Broad Street. Tickets cost $16- $29 and are available at enchantmenttheatre.org or by phone at 215-496-9160. (more...)

George R. Goldner, the Drue Heinz Chairman of the Met Museum's Department of Drawings and Prints, to Step Down in JanuaryGeorge R. Goldner, the Drue Heinz Chairman of the Met Museum's Department of Drawings and Prints, to Step Down in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Thomas P. Campbell, Director and CEO of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, announced today that George R. Goldner, who has been the Drue Heinz Chairman of the Museum's Department of Drawings and Prints since 1993, will step down at the end of January 2015. He announced further that Nadine Orenstein, currently a Curator in the department who specializes in European prints and books through the 19th century, will become the Drue Heinz Curator in Charge of the Department of Drawings and Prints on February 1. (more...)

Demi Lovato Performs FROZEN's 'Let It Go' Live At 2014 Royal Variety PerformanceDemi Lovato Performs FROZEN's 'Let It Go' Live At 2014 Royal Variety Performance
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 8, 2014

'Let It Go' once again! (more...)

THE SNOW QUEEN and SEARCHING FOR ROMEO Win 2014 Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing AwardTHE SNOW QUEEN and SEARCHING FOR ROMEO Win 2014 Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Steele Spring Stage Rights announced today that two new musicals are the recipients of the 2014 Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing Award: "The Snow Queen" and "Searching For Romeo." (more...)

BAD THEATER FEST Set for Treehouse Theater, 12/20BAD THEATER FEST Set for Treehouse Theater, 12/20
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Bad Theater Fest, created as a supportive, fun and open environment for artists, presents their first annual collection of holiday-inspired performances at Treehouse Theater, 154 W 29th St (b/t 6th and 7th Ave) - 2nd Fl, New York, NY 10001. The festive variety show takes place Saturday, December 20, 9pm - 11pm. Tickets are $5 and available for purchase through treehousetheaternyc.com or badtheaterfest.com. (more...)

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