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Date Of Birth:
March 19, 1912
Date Of Death:
July 26, 1987 (75)
Gender: Male
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Hugh Wheeler News

Date of Birth: March 19, 1912
Date of Death: July 26, 1987 (75)
Gender: Male
Chromolume Theatre at The Attic Announces 2017 Season of MusicalsChromolume Theatre at The Attic Announces 2017 Season of Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

The Chromolume Theatre at The Attic in Los Angeles has announced a season of musicals for 2017, kicking off on January 13 with the off-Broadway hit Zanna, Don't! by Tim Acito, followed in May by Michael John LaChiusa's Hello Again, and concluding with the rarely produced Stephen Sondheim & John Weidman classic Pacific Overtures, opening in September. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 11/06/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 11/06/2016Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/30/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 10/30/2016Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Chicago (more...)

Immersive SWEENEY TODD Releases New Block of Tickets After Record-Setting SalesImmersive SWEENEY TODD Releases New Block of Tickets After Record-Setting Sales
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

By popular demand, the producers of the Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street have just announced that a new block of tickets have gone on sale for performances through Sunday, June 4. (more...)

Broadway Vets Will Join Original Stars of London's Site-Specific SWEENEY TODD in NYC; Full Cast Set!Broadway Vets Will Join Original Stars of London's Site-Specific SWEENEY TODD in NYC; Full Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

Producers of the Tooting Arts Club production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street announced today that the stars of the original London incarnation of the production, Jeremy Secomb (as Sweeney Todd), Siobhan McCarthy (as Mrs. Lovett), Duncan Smith (as Judge Turpin) and Joseph Taylor (as Tobias), will reprise their performances for New York audiences. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/23/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Bernadette Peters Headlines 'Unforgettable Evening' for Patchogue Theatre, Broadway Barks TonightBernadette Peters Headlines 'Unforgettable Evening' for Patchogue Theatre, Broadway Barks Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2016

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) will present one of Broadway's brightest stars - Bernadette Peters in 'An Unforgettable Evening' on the Patchogue Theatre Main Stage, tonight, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Attend Robertson County Players' Twisted Tale of SWEENEY TODDAttend Robertson County Players' Twisted Tale of SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Robertson County Players will present Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Today, Oct. 20, 2016 through Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at the Springfield High School. (more...)

Musical Masterpiece CANDIDE Returns to the London Stage on the 60th Anniversary of Broadway PremiereMusical Masterpiece CANDIDE Returns to the London Stage on the 60th Anniversary of Broadway Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Sedos, the City of London's premier amateur theatre company, stages Candide in London this winter, in a revival which celebrates the 60th anniversary of the show's Broadway premiere, on 1 December 1956. (more...)

BWW Review: SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Austin Theatre ProjectBWW Review: SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Austin Theatre Project
by Frank Benge - Oct 17, 2016

SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET is the 1979 Tony Award winning Best Musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler which is based on Christopher Bond's 1973 play of the same name. It has enjoyed several revivals and has been presented by multiple opera companies. Set in 19th century England, the show details barber Sweeney Todd's (Joe Penrod) return to London after 15 years of exile to take revenge on the corrupt judge who banished him. He conspires with a local baker, Mrs. Lovett (Cathie Sheridan), who has a struggling pie shop below the space that becomes Todd's tonsorial parlor. The character originated in serialized Victorian popular fiction, known as 'penny dreadfuls' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/16/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

BWW Review: Orlando Phil's CANDIDE is Delightful Antidote for Disheartening WorldBWW Review: Orlando Phil's CANDIDE is Delightful Antidote for Disheartening World
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 14, 2016

Lately, it seems that no matter where you turn you are assaulted with frightening news, disheartening images, and arguing politicians. It's gotten so upsetting that no one would fault you for thinking that this is the worst of all possible worlds. However, if you are tired of thinking the worst of society and your fellow man, there is no better antidote than the Orlando Philharmonic's joyous and playful production of Leonard Bernstein's light opera CANDIDE, running through Sunday, October 16th at Plaza Live Orlando. (more...)

Attend Robertson County Players' Twisted Tale of SWEENEY TODDAttend Robertson County Players' Twisted Tale of SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

The Robertson County Players will present Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 through Saturday, Oct. 29, 2016 at the Springfield High School. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/09/2016Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/09/2016
by BWW - Oct 9, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/09/2016 for Los Angeles (more...)

Light Opera Works Changes Name To Music Theater Works Announces 2017 SeasonLight Opera Works Changes Name To Music Theater Works Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Light Opera Works will become Music Theater Works in 2017, opening with CANDIDE  (June 3-11), followed by GYPSY (August 19-27), DUKE ELLINGTON'S GREATEST HITS (October 6-15), and PETER PAN (December 23-January 1, 2018). (more...)

Step Aside Mrs. Lovett! Former White House Pastry Chef Named 'Official Pie Maker' for Immersive SWEENEY TODD Off-BroadwayStep Aside Mrs. Lovett! Former White House Pastry Chef Named 'Official Pie Maker' for Immersive SWEENEY TODD Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Producers of the critically acclaimed Tooting Arts Club's production of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street announced today that former White House Executive Pastry Chef William 'Bill' Yosses will serve as the production's official pie maker throughout the New York run. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Headline 'Unforgettable Evening' for Patchogue Theatre, Broadway BarksBernadette Peters to Headline 'Unforgettable Evening' for Patchogue Theatre, Broadway Barks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) will present one of Broadway's brightest stars - Bernadette Peters in 'An Unforgettable Evening' on the Patchogue Theatre Main Stage, Saturday, Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD to Play the Gem Theatre in Time for HalloweenSWEENEY TODD to Play the Gem Theatre in Time for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

SWEENEY TODD, opens on September 29 at Garden Grove's historic GEM THEATRE presented by the award-winning One More Productions - one of Southern California's leading musical theater companies. (more...)

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