James Dardenne News

One Year Lease Theater Presents NYC Premiere of STOCKHOLM, Now thru 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

One Year Lease Theater Company presents the NYC premiere of Stockholm by British playwright Bryony Lavery (Frozen, Beautiful Burnout) for a limited Off-Broadway run from tonight, March 5-29, 2014 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, NYC). (more...)

One Year Lease Theater to Present NYC Premiere of STOCKHOLM, 3/5-29
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2014

One Year Lease Theater Company presents the NYC premiere of Stockholm by British playwright Bryony Lavery (Frozen, Beautiful Burnout) for a limited Off-Broadway run from March 5-29, 2014 at 59E59 Theaters (59 East 59th Street, NYC). (more...)

One Year Lease Theater Company Presents US Premiere of WHAT WE KNOW, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2013

One Year Lease Theater Company presents the US premiere of What We Know by Scottish playwright Pamela Carter for a limited Off-Broadway run from tonight, December 4 - 21, 2013 at Teatro Circulo (64 East 4th Street, NYC). (more...)

One Year Lease Theater Company to Present US Premiere of WHAT WE KNOW, 12/4-21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

One Year Lease Theater Company presents the US premiere of What We Know by Scottish playwright Pamela Carter for a limited Off-Broadway run from December 4 - 21, 2013 at Teatro Circulo (64 East 4th Street, NYC). Tickets for What We Know are $30 and can be arranged online at www.theatermania.com or by calling 866.811.4111. Running time: 70 minutes, no intermission. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A CHORUS LINE at Olney Theatre Center - One Singular Sensation
by Charles Shubow - Aug 26, 2013

By popular demand, hit musical is extended to September 8 (more...)

BWW Reviews: Olney's A CHORUS LINE is a True Celebration
by Andrew White - Aug 20, 2013

Director Stephen Nachamie has taken great care to give Olney audiences as authentic an experience of the original show as possible and packed the cast with genuine Broadway gypsies. The results are joyful, invigorating and touching, right down to the mis-steps and mistakes (carefully choreographed, mind you) that add the all-important element of spontaneity, the illusion that you're watching a crew of dancers desperate for work, willing to do anything to land the gig. (more...)

Photo Flash: Harbor Lights Theater Company's OLIVER, Now Through 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2013

The Harbor Lights Theater Company is pleased to announce its much anticipated production of Lionel Bart's classic - Oliver! - the tale of the orphan who dared ask for more, based on the beloved novel by Charles Dickens. Check out a first look below! (more...)

Harbor Lights Theater Company's OLIVER to Open Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2013

The Harbor Lights Theater Company is pleased to announce its much anticipated production of Lionel Bart's classic - Oliver! - the tale of the orphan who dared ask for more, based on the beloved novel by Charles Dickens. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of A CHORUS LINE at Paper Mill Playhouse!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 08, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse presents A Chorus Line, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical conceived, choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, with book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban. The official press opening was yesterday, October 7, and it included a special tribute to composer Marvin Hamlisch. Check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

Donna McKechnie, Kelly Bishop, and More Set for Marvin Hamlisch Tribute at Paper Mill Playhouse Tonight, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee- Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) has announced that the New Jersey Theater will tribute A Chorus Line composer Marvin Hamlisch at the official opening of the show tonight, October 7th at 7:00pm. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Paper Mill Playhouse's A CHORUS LINE - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Oct 04, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse will present A Chorus Line, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical conceived, choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, with book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban. The production will be directed and choreographed by Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Bennett's original taped workshop that inspired the 1975 Musical. John O'Neill will serve as Music Director/Conductor. A Chorus Line started performances last night, October 3. Check out highlights from the show in the video below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Paper Mill Playhouse's A CHORUS LINE!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 04, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse will present A Chorus Line, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical conceived, choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, with book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban. The production will be directed and choreographed by Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Bennett's original taped workshop that inspired the 1975 Musical. John O'Neill will serve as Music Director/Conductor. A Chorus Line started performances last night, October 3. BroadwayWorld brings you some first shots from the production below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse's A CHORUS LINE Cast Meets the Press!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 27, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse will present A Chorus Line, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical conceived, choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, with book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban. The production will be directed and choreographed by Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Bennett's original taped workshop that inspired the 1975 Musical. John O'Neill will serve as Music Director/Conductor. A Chorus Line will begin performances on October 3. The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld was there for all the festivities. Check out complete photo coverage below! (more...)

BWW TV EXCLUSIVE: Meet the Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's A CHORUS LINE- Plus a Performance Preview!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 26, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse will present A Chorus Line, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical conceived, choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, with book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban. The production will be directed and choreographed by Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Bennett's original taped workshop that inspired the 1975 Musical. John O'Neill will serve as Music Director/Conductor. A Chorus Line will begin performances on October 3. The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was there to chat with the whole gang. Check out what they had to say by clicking below! (more...)

Donna McKechnie, Kelly Bishop, and More Set for Marvin Hamlisch Tribute at Paper Mill Playhouse, 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee- Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) has just announced that the New Jersey Theater will tribute A Chorus Line composer Marvin Hamlisch at the official opening of the show on Sunday, October 7th at 7:00pm. Kelly Bishop joins director Mitzi Hamilton along with Donna McKechnie and dozens of A Chorus Line cast members from 1975 through 1990. Directly following the curtain call, A Chorus Line Broadway alumni will join the Paper Mill Playhouse cast on stage as they reprise a section of the "Finale" in tribute to Mr. Hamlisch. Any cast member from the Broadway production of A Chorus Line from 1975-1990 is encouraged to call Kelly Stevens at Paper Mill Playhouse at 973.315.1640 or email at kstevens@papermill.org to reserve their free tickets. Following the tribute there will be a red carpet, cast/reunion party in Downtown Millburn. (more...)

Paramount Theatre Season Begins with GREASE, Now thru 10/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2012

Grease kicks off the second blockbuster Broadway musical series, tonight, Sept. 12 - Oct. 7, 2012 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. (more...)

Full Cast Set for A CHORUS LINE at Paper Mill Playhouse - Rak, Goldyn, Lanzarone & More Lead Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse has just announced the cast for its season opener, A Chorus Line, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical conceived, choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, with book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban. (more...)

Paramount Theatre Season to Begin With GREASE, 9/12-10-7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 09, 2012

Grease kicks off the second blockbuster Broadway musical series, Sept. 12 - Oct. 7, 2012 at the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora. (more...)

A Sexy "Aida" in Oakbrook: Always Stirring, and Occasionally Stunning
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 30, 2011

Two musicals which first firmly planted their roots in Chicago around 15 years ago achieved great acclaim on Broadway and elsewhere, and yet have never been far from our stages or our consciousness in Chicago. Both are about race relations in earlier times, and both continue to resonate with great success here. And both have received superior productions recently at the Drury Lane Theatre in Oakbrook Terrace. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 16th, 2011
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 16, 2011

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre, the marriage equality Be-In, 'Glee,' our two big summer music festivals, 'Pinkalicious,' two national tours, Stephanie Herman, Lea Salonga, more.... (more...)

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