Hugh Wheeler News

Date of Birth: March 19, 1912
Date of Death: July 26, 1987 (75)
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: Carolee Carmello, Norm Lewis, and the Cast of SWEENEY TODD Meet the PressPhoto Flash: Carolee Carmello, Norm Lewis, and the Cast of SWEENEY TODD Meet the Press
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

On May 23, the cast of Sweeney Todd, including new stars Carolee Carmello and Norm Lewis, held a meet and greet at the Barrow Street Theatre. Check out photos from the event! (more...)

CANDIDE, AMADEUS and More Set for Talk Is Free Theatre's 16th SeasonCANDIDE, AMADEUS and More Set for Talk Is Free Theatre's 16th Season
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Artistic Producer Arkady Spivak announced today the 2017-2018 season. It will feature a forgotten musical theatre masterpiece, a world premiere of a new Canadian play, a re-imagining of a 20th century theatre classic and a site-specific production of a play written, directed and starring Indigenous Canadians. (more...)

Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!Ben Platt, DEAR EVAN HANSEN, OSLO & More Win at the Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

This afternoon, Broadway's brightest gathered at the Marriott Marquis Times Square to celebrate this years Drama League Awards nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. (more...)

A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, LOOT, OUR TOWN and More Set for The Watermill Theatre's 50th Anniversary SeasonA LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, LOOT, OUR TOWN and More Set for The Watermill Theatre's 50th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the second part of its 50th anniversary season which goes on sale on 22 May with priority booking for Friends of The Watermill opening on 15 May. (more...)

OSLO Big Winner at the 2017 Lucille Lortel Awards, Full List!OSLO Big Winner at the 2017 Lucille Lortel Awards, Full List!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

The Lortel Awards will be presented tonight, May 7, 2017 at NYU Skirball Center beginning at 7:00 PM EST. This year's event will be hosted by actor and comedian, Taran Killam, and will once again serve as a benefit for The Actors Fund. (more...)

Arielle Jacobs and Curt Hansen to Star in World Premiere of BETWEEN THE LINES at Kansas City RepArielle Jacobs and Curt Hansen to Star in World Premiere of BETWEEN THE LINES at Kansas City Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Kansas City Repertory Theatre will open its 2017/18 season with BETWEEN THE LINES, a new musical based on the best-selling book by New York Times bestselling authors Jodi Picoult and her daughter Samantha van Leer that features music and lyrics by Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson, book by Timothy Allen McDonald and be directed by Tony Award-nominated director Jeff Calhoun. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at the Watermill TheatreFull Cast Announced for A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at the Watermill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The Watermill Theatre announces the full cast for its production of A Little Night Music with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler. (more...)

WTCAE Performance Lab Students Present SWEENEY TODDWTCAE Performance Lab Students Present SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Warner Theatre Center for Arts Education 'Performance Lab' students will present SWEENEY TODD, the dark and witty, Tony Award winning tale of love, murder and revenge set against the backdrop of 19th century London, June 2- 4 in the Nancy Marine Studio Theatre. (more...)

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 4/28 - SWEENEY TODD and More!Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 4/28 - SWEENEY TODD and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 4/28 - SWEENEY TODD and More! (more...)

Shuler Hensley to Give a Close Shave in SWEENEY TODD at Atlanta OperaShuler Hensley to Give a Close Shave in SWEENEY TODD at Atlanta Opera
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street will slay audiences at Atlanta Opera next June, starring Tony Award winner Shuler Hensley in his company debut in the title role. Meredith Arwady will sing the role of Mrs. Lovett. (more...)

BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Scott TheatreBWW Review: SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Scott Theatre
by Audrey Morabito - Apr 20, 2017

With music and lyrics by the celebrated Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, this vulgar delight of a production is no small undertaking; however, the students and faculty of TCU's Theatre department proved they were certainly up to the challenge. (more...)

Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!Breaking: DEAR EVAN HANSEN, GREAT COMET & More Earn Drama League Awards Nominations; Check Out the Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

The Drama League has announced the 2017 Drama League Awards Nominees for Outstanding Play, Outstanding Revival of a Play, Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Revival of a Musical, and the much-coveted Distinguished Performance Award. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Presents SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREETSkylight Music Theatre Presents SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Skylight Music Theatre closes the 2016-17 season with Stephen Sondheim's Tony-Award winning Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The musical thriller runs Friday, May 19 through Sunday, June 11, 2017 in the Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, Historic Third Ward, Milwaukee. (more...)

Norm Lewis, Carolee Carmello and More Put the Pies in the Oven Starting Tonight at SWEENEY TODDNorm Lewis, Carolee Carmello and More Put the Pies in the Oven Starting Tonight at SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street welcomes Tony Award nominee Norm Lewis (as Sweeney Todd), Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello (as Mrs. Lovett), Stacie Bono (as Pirelli & Beggar Woman), Jamie Jackson (as Judge Turpin) and John-Michael Lyles (as Tobias) to the cast beginning tonight, Tuesday, April 11. Left, see a sneak peek at Lewis and Carmello in costume! (more...)

The Watermill Theatre Presents First Actor-Musician Production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSICThe Watermill Theatre Presents First Actor-Musician Production of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

???????Following the outstanding success of past Sondheim productions at The Watermill Theatre, including the Tony award-winning Sweeney Todd which transferred to the West End and Broadway, The Watermill will present A Little Night Music as part of its 50th anniversary season, performed for the first time by a company of actor-musicians. (more...)

Breaking News: HADESTOWN, SWEENEY TODD, INDECENT, OSLO and More Top 2017 Lucille Lortel Award NominationsBreaking News: HADESTOWN, SWEENEY TODD, INDECENT, OSLO and More Top 2017 Lucille Lortel Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

The Off-Broadway League today announced nominations in 19 categories for the 32nd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Slashes Into KC Rep's 2017-18 SeasonSWEENEY TODD Slashes Into KC Rep's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Kansas City Repertory Theatre announced today that the musical phenomenon SWEENEY TODD: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street has been added to its 2017-2018 season in the final mainstage slot. (more...)

VIDEO: Signature Theatre Announces 2017/18 Season!VIDEO: Signature Theatre Announces 2017/18 Season!
by Stage Tube - Mar 31, 2017

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2017/18 season. (more...)

Patrick Street Productions to Present A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC This MayPatrick Street Productions to Present A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC This May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Patrick Street Productions will present A Little Night Music, with Music & Lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and Book by Hugh Wheeler. Directed by Peter Jorgensen, the show will run May 11 - 21, 2017, with one preview on Thursday, May 11. Opening night is set for Saturday, May 13, at the Anvil Centre Theatre, 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster. (more...)

Signature Theatre's 2017-18 Season Will Celebrate Great American ComposersSignature Theatre's 2017-18 Season Will Celebrate Great American Composers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2017/18 season. (more...)

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