James Barry News

Opera on Tap Presents SMASHED: THE CARRIE NATION STORY at The New York International Fringe Festival, 8/9-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Brooklyn-based company Opera on Tap will bring the hatchet-wielding icon of the temperance movement, Carrie Nation, to life in its hit production SMASHED: The Carrie Nation Story, which will be presented atThe New York International Fringe Festival this August. Performances will be held at The C.O.W. (21 Clinton Street, between Houston and Stanton) on August 9th at 1:45pm, August 10th at 6:30pm, August 12th at 3pm, August 13th at 7:45pm, and August 15th at 9:30pm. The “hilarious slapstick-style opera” (Feast of Music) by composer James Barry and librettist Timothy Braun will be presented in a fully immersive, all-bar-encompassing production, which Opera on Tap is calling 'Opera of the Ridiculous.' (more...)

Opera on Tap to bring SMASHED to FringeNYC, 8/9-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

Brooklyn-based company Opera on Tap will bring the hatchet-wielding icon of the temperance movement, Carrie Nation, to life in its hit production SMASHED: The Carrie Nation Story, which will be presented at The New York International Fringe Festival this August. Performances will be held at The C.O.W. (21 Clinton Street, between Houston and Stanton) on August 9th at 1:45pm, August 10th at 6:30pm, August 12th at 3pm, August 13th at 7:45pm, and August 15th at 9:30pm. The "hilarious slapstick-style opera" (Feast of Music) by composer James Barry and librettist Timothy Braun will be presented in a fully immersive, all-bar-encompassing production, which Opera on Tap is calling 'Opera of the Ridiculous.' smashedtheopera.com | operaontap.org (more...)

BWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks the Ohio Theatre…'Great Balls of Fire!'
by Roy Berko - Jul 10, 2014

Part concert, part history lesson, and a lot of rock 'n roll-- that's 'Million Dollar Quartet', now on stage at the Ohio Theatre in PlayhouseSquare. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour Plays DuPont Theatre, Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will appear at the DuPont Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware for eight (8) performances only, from today, May 27 through June 1, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A Night on the Town with a MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Finny (Amanda Finn) - May 14, 2014

The turning of the tape reels. Two, grey circles that were constantly moving in the dimly lit background of Sam Phillips' recording studio. They rolled on amidst private conversations, arguments, and the performance of some of the greatest songs in the history of music. (more...)

BWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes To Music City
by Cara Richardson - May 08, 2014

When you enter Andrew Jackson Hall at Tennessee Performing Arts Center this week, you'll be greeted with a backdrop with these words: "On December 4, 1956, one man brought Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, Carl Perkins, and Elvis Presley together to play for the first and only time. His name was Sam Phillip…The place was Sun Records… That night they made rock 'n' roll history." This sets the mood for the night right away. You can't help but know you're about to see something special. Million Dollar Quartet has come to Nashville. Fluctuating somewhere between a memoir, and musical, and a rock concert, Million Dollart Quartet is set in another of Tennessee's famed cities, Memphis. (more...)

BWW Interviews: James Barry of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by Cara Richardson - May 06, 2014

Million Dollar Quartet, the musical about an iconic day in the history of music, opens at Tennessee Performing Arts Center this week. In a city so full of music, Million Dollar Quartet is set to fit right in. James Barry plays music legend Carl Perkins in the show and has been kind enough to take some time out of his schedule to answer a few questions for our readers. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour to Play DuPont Theatre, 5/27-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will appear at the DuPont Theatre in Wilmington, Delaware for eight (8) performances only, from May 27 through June 1, 2014. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Comes to the Van Wezel Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Million Dollar Quartet, will light up the stage of the, Van Wezel tonight and tomorrow, April 8 and April 9, 2014. Inspired by an electrifying true story, Million Dollar Quartet brings a piece of rock-and-roll history to life. The New York Times Describes it as 'A buoyant new musical that whips the crowd into a frenzy with blast after blast of explosive vitality!' (more...)

ANNAPURNA, THE AMISH PROJECT & More Set for Chester Theatre Company's 25th Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Chester Theatre Company will present its 25th Anniversary season from June 25th to August 24th at the Chester Town Hall in Chester, MA. This landmark year will include J.T. Roger's haunting mystery MADAGASCAR, Sharr White's sharp comedy ANNAPURNA, Caryl Churchill's futuristic thriller A NUMBER, and Jessica Dickey's transformative one-woman show THE AMISH PROJECT. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Beatles, Bard and Billy Joe Make for a Mod Mix Musical in Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS
by Lauren Yarger (@LaurenYarger) - Mar 25, 2014

Take one of his classic comedies, throw in a Fab Four group sort of like the Beatles and let Green Day front man Billie Joe Armstrong (AMERICAN IDIOT) write the music and presto: you have a modern, interesting show called THESE PAPER BULLETS. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Coming to Van Wezel, 4/8-9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

The Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Million Dollar Quartet, will light up the stage of the, Van Wezel on April 8 and April 9, 2014. Inspired by an electrifying true story, Million Dollar Quartet brings a piece of rock-and-roll history to life. The New York Times Describes it as 'A buoyant new musical that whips the crowd into a frenzy with blast after blast of explosive vitality!' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS, Opening Tonight!
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is tonight, March 20. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS! World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Rolin Jones Reveals New Details On AMERICAN IDIOT Film! Plus, THESE PAPER BULLETS News
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 15, 2014

Playwright Rolin Jones reveals new details on the forthcoming feature film adaptation of AMERICAN IDIOT as part of a new interview as well as discusses his new onstage collaboration with Green Day frontman and multi-award-winning songwriter Billie Joe Armstrong on the Yale Rep's new musical THESE PAPER BULLETS. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Plays the Morris Performing Arts Center This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, makes its South Bend premiere today, March 14-15, 2014 at The Morris Performing Arts Center as part of the 2013-14 Broadway In South Bend Series. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS, Beg. Tonight
by Stage Tube - Mar 14, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, tonight, March 14 through April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek behind the scenes below! (more...)

Full Cast and Creatives Announced for Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

YALE REPERTORY THEATRE presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14-April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Yale Rep's THESE PAPER BULLETS
by Stage Tube - Mar 10, 2014

Yale Repertory Theatre presents the world premiere of THESE PAPER BULLETS!, a modish ripoff of William Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing, adapted by Rolin Jones, with songs by Billie Joe Armstrong, and directed by Jackson Gay, March 14 through April 5 at the University Theatre (222 York Street). Opening Night is Thursday, March 20. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek behind the scenes below! (more...)

Olivier Nominee Gabrielle Joins Cast Of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Barry James, Josefina Gabrielle, Richard Dempsey and Kirsty Malpass will join the previously announced Alex Jennings (Willy Wonka) in the cast of the record-breaking West End production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (more...)

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