James Sampliner News

Katie Rose Clarke and Adam Halpin to Star in Long Wharf Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Running 5/7-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, will present The Last Five Years, written and composed by Jason Robert Brown, from May 7 through June 1, 2014 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Tony Award Winner Patina Miller Makes Concert Debut at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Dec 07, 2013

Patina Miller shared the joy of performing at Kennedy Center and then some! (more...)

Steve Blanchard, Nancy Opel and More Set for Amas' BLEEDING LOVE Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Amas Musical Theatre will present three free staged readings of 'Bleeding Love, a post-apocalyptic new musical comedy', book by Jason Schafer, music by Arthur Lafrentz Bacon, lyrics by Harris Doran, directed by Michael Bush. The readings will take place tonight, October 15th at 3:00pm and 7:00pm, and Wednesday, October 16th at 1pm at The Theatre at the 14th Street Y, 314 East 14th Street. (more...)

Steve Blanchard, Nancy Opel and More Set for Amas' BLEEDING LOVE Reading, 10/15-16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

Amas Musical Theatre will present three free staged readings of 'Bleeding Love, a post-apocalyptic new musical comedy', book by Jason Schafer, music by Arthur Lafrentz Bacon, lyrics by Harris Doran, directed by Michael Bush. The readings will take place on Tuesday, October 15th at 3:00pm and 7:00pm, and Wednesday, October 16th at 1pm at The Theatre at the 14th Street Y, 314 East 14th Street. (more...)

Diana DeGarmo, Kate Flannery, Joanna 'Jojo' Levesque Set for JAWBREAKER: THE MUSICAL Reading, 9/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

MadBromance Productions announced today that final casting has been set for the 29-hour reading of JAWBREAKER: THE MUSICAL on Thursday, September 26thand Friday, September 27th at 3p.m. With a book by Darren Stein who wrote and directed the 1999 film, JAWBREAKER has music and lyrics by Jeff Thomson and Jordan Mann (Trails), choreography by Shea Sullivan (The Big Gay Musical), musical supervision by James Sampliner (Legally Blonde, The Wedding Singer) and is directed by Gabriel Barre (The Wild Party). (more...)

Diana DeGarmo, Kate Flannery & More Set for JAWBREAKER Reading, 9/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2013

MadBromance Productions announced today that they will be hosting a 29-hour reading of JAWBREAKER: THE MUSICAL on September 26th and 27that 3p.m. With a book by Darren Stein who wrote and directed the 1999 film, JAWBREAKER has music and lyrics by Jeff Thomson and Jordan Mann(Trails), choreography by Shea Sullivan (The Big Gay Musical), musical direction by James Sampliner (Legally Blonde, The Wedding Singer) and is directed by Gabriel Barre (The Wild Party). (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
by - Jul 28, 2013

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, July 28, 2013 - Sunday, July 28, 2013. (more...)

Tracie Thoms Joins Wayne Brady in Billy Porter's SEASONS Concert at Rockwell: Table & Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

Los Angeles's most exciting live, music performance space Rockwell: Table & Stage will add to its' stellar lineup, Tracie Thoms tonight and tomorrow, July 28 & 29. 'Seasons' will be an eclectic mix of soul, r&b, pop and musical theatre standards pulled from the Contemporary American Songbook that will take concertgoers on a magical journey that explores all the Seasons Of Love. Recent Tony Award Winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots) will direct the show with James Sampliner (Legally Blonde, The Wedding Singer) serving as Musical Director. Joining Thoms on stage will be another film, television and theatre star, special guest Wayne Brady. (more...)

Tracie Thoms to Join Wayne Brady in Billy Porter's SEASONS Concert at Rockwell: Table & Stage, 7/28-29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

'Seasons' will be an eclectic mix of soul, r&b, pop and musical theatre standards pulled from the Contemporary American Songbook that will take concertgoers on a magical journey that explores all the Seasons Of Love. Recent Tony Award Winner Billy Porter (Kinky Boots) will direct the show with James Sampliner (Legally Blonde, The Wedding Singer) serving as Musical Director. (more...)

Emma Hunton, Molly Ranson & More Set for PUMP UP THE VOLUME Workshop, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Veteran film and theatre producer Sandy Stern, with Louis Hobson, Jake Groshong and Katie Tomlinson Diamond of Seattle's Balagan Theatre, will present a July 12 closed workshop performance of Jeff Thomson and Jeremy Desmon's new rock musical Pump up the Volume, directed by Tony Award and Drama Desk Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies,South Pacific) and Dave Solomon, with choreography by Christopher Gattelli and music direction by James Sampliner (Legally Blonde, The Wedding Singer). (more...)

Emma Hunton, Molly Ranson & More Set for PUMP UP THE VOLUME Workshop Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

Veteran film and theatre producer Sandy Stern, with Louis Hobson, Jake Groshong and Katie Tomlinson Diamond of Seattle's Balagan Theatre, will present a closed workshop performance today, July 12, of Jeff Thomson and Jeremy Desmon's new rock musical Pump up the Volume, directed by Tony Award and Drama Desk Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies,South Pacific) and Dave Solomon, with choreography by Christopher Gattelli and music direction by James Sampliner (Legally Blonde, The Wedding Singer). (more...)

NYMF to Present Staged Reading of Jonathan Brielle's NIGHTMARE ALLEY, 7/23 & 24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival & Tritone Productions will present a reading of Nightmare Alley, a new musical with book, music & lyrics by Jonathan Brielle and directed by Michael Bush. This is the second NYMF collaboration for Brielle and Bush. Last summer, NYMF presented Brielle's Himself and Nora directed by Bush which has since gone on to a critically acclaimed production at the American Theater Group's Hamilton Stage. The reading of Nightmare Alley will take place Tuesday, July 23 at 5pm & Wednesday, July 24 @at5pm & 9pm at the Signature Theater. (more...)

Matt Bogart and Jessica Burrows to Star in American Theater Group's HIMSELF AND NORA, 4/24-5/12
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2013

On April 24, American Theater Group, New Jersey's newest professional theater company, will present, direct from its success at the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival, Jonathan Brielle's new musical Himself and Nora at its new home, Hamilton Stage in Rahway, New Jersey. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jessica Burrows, Matt Bogart and More at American Theater Group's HIMSELF AND NORA Opening
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2013

American Theater Group's first musical theater presentation at its new home at UC-PAC's Hamilton Stage in Rahway, New Jersey, Jonathan Brielle's Himself and Nora opened Saturday April 27, 2013 to an SRO audience. BroadwayWorld has photos from the starry opening, including Jessica Burrows, Matt Bogart, Leslie Uggams and more! (more...)

Matt Bogart and Jessica Burrows Star in American Theater Group's HIMSELF AND NORA, Now thru 5/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Tonight, April 24, American Theater Group, New Jersey's newest professional theater company, will present, direct from its success at the 2012 New York Musical Theatre Festival, Jonathan Brielle's new musical Himself and Nora at its new home, Hamilton Stage in Rahway, New Jersey. (more...)

BROADWAY BACKWARDS Will Offer $20 Day-Of Rush Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

An extremely limited number of $20 rush tickets to this year's star-studded BROADWAY BACKWARDS will be released for sale at 6:30 PM Monday, March 18, 2013. The rush tickets will be sold in the lobby of the Palace Theater (1564 Broadway). They will not be available at the box office. Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis, cash only and are limited to two tickets per person. The show begins at 8 PM. (more...)

BC/EFA Announces $20 Rush Tickets for BROADWAY BACKWARDS at the Palace - Star Studded Cast Performs Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

An extremely limited number of $20 rush tickets to this year's star-studded BROADWAY BACKWARDS will be released for sale at 6:30 PM Monday, March 18, 2013. The rush tickets will be sold in the lobby of the Palace Theater (1564 Broadway). They will not be available at the box office. Tickets will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis, cash only and are limited to two tickets per person. The show begins at 8 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Concert with Ashley Brown, Nick Adams & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD was performed earlie rthis week at XL Cabaret(512 West 42nd St). The evening, directed by two-time Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun, starred Nick Adams,Ashley Brown, Jessica Rush and Michael James Scott. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the concert below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Concert- Ashley Brown, Nick Adams & More!
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 12, 2013

Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD was performed last night, March 11 at XL Cabaret (512 West 42nd St). The evening, directed by two-time Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun, starred Nick Adams, Ashley Brown, Jessica Rush and Michael James Scott. BroadwayWorld was there for the special event and you can check out photos from the star-studded arrivals below! (more...)

Ashley Brown, Michael James Scott, Jessica Rush and Nick Adams Lead SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD Benefit Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2013

Broadway stars Nick Adams, Ashley Brown, Jessica Rush and Michael James Scott will appear in a special one night only benefit production of Jason Robert Brown's SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD tonight, March 11 at 7PM at XL Cabaret (512 West 42nd St). Directed by two-time Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun, a portion of the proceeds from the evening will be donated to The Performing Arts Project. (more...)

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