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A ROOM OF MY OWN with Cantone & Macchio Adds Performances to Off-Broadway RunA ROOM OF MY OWN with Cantone & Macchio Adds Performances to Off-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Tony Speciale, has added two performances to its world-premiere run of A ROOM OF MY OWN, written and directed by Charles Messina, on Sundays, February 21 and March 13 at 7pm. Off-Broadway previews are set to begin Saturday, February 13 in the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is set for Thursday, February 25, with performances through Sunday, March 13. (more...)

BWW Review: Overture Hall is alive with THE SOUND OF MUSICBWW Review: Overture Hall is alive with THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by Amanda Finn - Feb 3, 2016

The musical warhorse penned by Richard Rodgers and Oscar Hammerstein II - the last musical written by the duo -- will turn 57 this year, but thanks to invigorated direction by Jack O'Brien, the musical hasn't aged a day. (more...)

Colby Minifie Completes Cast of Roundabout's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHTColby Minifie Completes Cast of Roundabout's LONG DAY'S JOURNEY INTO NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Ryan Murphy, has announced final casting for Eugene O'Neill's Long Day's Journey Into Night, starring Academy and Emmy Award winner Jessica Lange as 'Mary Tyrone,' Golden Globe winner and Tony Award nominee Gabriel Byrne as 'James Tyrone,' Academy Award nominee Michael Shannon as 'James Tyrone, Jr.,' and Tony Award winner John Gallagher Jr. as 'Edmund Tyrone.' Colby Minifie joins the previously announced cast as 'Cathleen.' Jonathan Kent will direct, as part of Roundabout Theatre Company's 50th anniversary season. (more...)

Kim Davies' STET Added to Abingdon's 2015-16 SeasonKim Davies' STET Added to Abingdon's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2016

?Abingdon Theatre Company, in collaboration with The Muse Project, will present STET, a new play inspired by true events, written by Kim Davies and conceived by Kim Davies, Jocelyn Kuritsky and Artistic Director Tony Speciale. A limited Off-Broadway engagement will begin previews in June, as part of Abingdon's 2015-2016 Season. Tony Speciale is set to direct the world-premiere production, which marks his inaugural programming as Artistic Director. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour - Breathing Fresh Life Into A Timeless MasterpieceBWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC National Tour - Breathing Fresh Life Into A Timeless Masterpiece
by Christina Mancuso - Jan 27, 2016

There's something truly divine about THE SOUND OF MUSIC, which has become a pillar of musical theatre for over 56 years. A brand new touring production of this beloved musical waltzed into The Ohio Theatre on Tuesday night starring Kerstin Anderson as Maria, Ben Davis as Captain Von Trapp, and Ashley Brown as The Mother Abbess. Directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, this spirited and romantic story of Maria and the Von Trapp Family has survived generations of modern day musicals, capturing the hearts of audiences with its nostalgia and charm. (more...)

Cort Theatre Box Office for BRIGHT STAR on Broadway Now OpenCort Theatre Box Office for BRIGHT STAR on Broadway Now Open
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The box office officially opened today for the Broadway premiere of the new musical Bright Star from Grammy and Emmy winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie. Previews begin at Broadway's Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street) on Thursday, February 25, with an official opening night set for Thursday, March 24. Tickets are available by visiting the Cort Theatre box office Monday - Saturday, 10am - 8:30pm; online at Telecharge.com, or by calling 800-447-7400. For groups of 10 or more, call 1-800-BROADWAY, ext. 2. For more info, visit www.BrightStarMusical.com (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Tatiana Serjan, Elizabeth DeShong, and More in Chicago Lyric Opera's NABUCCOPhoto Flash: First Look at Tatiana Serjan, Elizabeth DeShong, and More in Chicago Lyric Opera's NABUCCO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Lyric Opera of Chicago presents Nabucco, Giuseppe Verdi's twisted tale of politics, power, forbidden love, and religion, best known for its stirring chorus 'Va, pensiero.' Nabucco opens tomorrow night, Saturday, January 23 for seven performances through February 12.  Check out a first look below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Carmen Cusack Records 'Sun's Gonna Shine' from Martin & Brickell's Broadway-Bound BRIGHT STARSTAGE TUBE: Carmen Cusack Records 'Sun's Gonna Shine' from Martin & Brickell's Broadway-Bound BRIGHT STAR
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2016

The new musical Bright Star, from Grammy and Emmy winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, will begin performances on Broadway on Thursday, February 25, 2016 with an official Broadway opening night on Thursday, March 24 at the Cort Theatre. Directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie, the production will star Carmen Cusack in her Broadway debut. Below, check out a just-released video featuring Cusack performing 'Sun's Gonna Shine'! (more...)

VIDEO: Hannah Elless of Broadway-Bound BRIGHT STAR Takes Us On A Backstage TourVIDEO: Hannah Elless of Broadway-Bound BRIGHT STAR Takes Us On A Backstage Tour
by Michael Dale - Jan 8, 2016

The new musical from Steve Martin and Edie Brickell wraps up its Kennedy Center engagement and begins Broadway previews in February. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Blends Realism, Romanticism at Dr. Phillips CenterBWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Blends Realism, Romanticism at Dr. Phillips Center
by Matt Tamanini - Jan 6, 2016

There is something both familiar and jarring about the brand new North American tour of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, running at Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts through Sunday, January 10th. While the beloved musical about a nun turned governess still has all of the iconic songs by Richard Rodgers (music) and Oscar Hammerstein II (lyrics), including 'My Favorite Things,' 'Do-Re-Mi (complete with solfege hand signs),' and the title song, this production focuses more intently on the real-world danger that the Trapp family faced leading up to the outbreak of World War II. (more...)

Casting Complete for Messina's A ROOM OF MY OWN with Cantone & MacchioCasting Complete for Messina's A ROOM OF MY OWN with Cantone & Macchio
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

Abingdon Theatre Company continues its 2015-2016 Season with the world premiere of A ROOM OF MY OWN, written and directed by Charles Messina. A limited Off-Broadway engagement is set to begin previews February 13 in the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street). Opening night is set for Thursday, February 25, with performances through March 13. (more...)

NY Public Library's Doug Reside on Billy Rose Theatre Division's Year in AcquisitionsNY Public Library's Doug Reside on Billy Rose Theatre Division's Year in Acquisitions
by NYPL for the Performing Arts - Dec 30, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com continues our exclusive content series, in collaboration with The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, which delves into the library's unparalleled archives, and resources. Below, check out a piece by Doug Reside, Lewis and Dorothy Cullman Curator for the Billy Rose Theatre Division at the The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts! (more...)

VIDEO: BRIGHT STAR's Steve Martin Talks His 'Hare-Brained Idea' to Write a MusicalVIDEO: BRIGHT STAR's Steve Martin Talks His 'Hare-Brained Idea' to Write a Musical
by TV News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell joined PBS's Jeffrey Brown to discuss the collaboration and old fashioned sweetness of their new musical. ' (more...)

BWW Review:  Martin and Brickell's Sweet and Pretty Broadway Bound Musical BRIGHT STAR Plays Kennedy CenterBWW Review: Martin and Brickell's Sweet and Pretty Broadway Bound Musical BRIGHT STAR Plays Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry - Dec 18, 2015

I wish this 'little musical that could' well. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Coming to the Arsht Center This WinterPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Coming to the Arsht Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

The brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, launched this September at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, under the auspices of the Center Theatre Group, and is now touring North America for multiple seasons, playing multi-week and week-long engagements. THE SOUND OF MUSIC premieres at the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County on December 29, 2015 through January 3, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway-Bound BRIGHT STAR Arrives at the Kennedy Center!Photo Flash: Broadway-Bound BRIGHT STAR Arrives at the Kennedy Center!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2015

The new musical BRIGHT STAR, from Grammy and Emmy winner Steve Martin and Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Edie Brickell, will play a limited engagement at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater from December 2, 2015 to January 10, 2016. Directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie, BRIGHT STAR will have its Kennedy Center official opening night on Thursday, December 17. BRIGHT STAR will begin performances on Broadway on Thursday, February 25, 2016 with an official Broadway opening night on Thursday, March 24 at the Cort Theatre. Carmen Cusack will make her Broadway debut as Alice, a role she originated in BRIGHT STAR's world premiere production, and will be joined by co-stars Paul Alexander Nolan, Tony Award nominee Michael Mulheren, A.J. Shively, Hannah Elless, Tony Award nominee Stephen Bogardus, three-time Tony Award nominee Dee Hoty, Stephen Lee Anderson, Emily Padgett, Tony Award nominee Jeff Blumenkrantz, along with Maddie Shea Baldwin, Allison Briner-Dardenne, Max Chernin, Patrick Cummings, Sandra DeNise, Richard Gatta, Lizzie Klemperer, Michael X. Martin, William Michals, Tony Roach, Sarah Jane Shanks, and William Youmans. Inspired by an astonishing true event, the wholly original new musical BRIGHT STAR tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and 40s. When successful literary editor Alice Murphy meets an ambitious young soldier just home from World War II, their connection inspires Alice to confront a shocking incident from her past. Together they discover a long-buried secret with the power to transform their lives. With music and book by Steve Martin and music and lyrics by Edie Brickell, BRIGHT STAR is based on an original story by Martin and Brickell and features direction by Walter Bobbie, choreography by Josh Rhodes, scenic design by Eugene Lee, costume design by Jane Greenwood, lighting design by Japhy Weideman, sound design by Nevin Steinberg, hair and wig design by Tom Watson, musical supervision by Peter Asher, musical direction and vocal arrangements by Rob Berman, orchestrations by August Eriksmoen, and casting by Howie Cherpakov. BRIGHT STAR was developed and had its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego (Barry Edelstein, Artistic Director; Michael G. Murphy, Managing Director). BRIGHT STAR runs December 2, 2015 - January 10, 2016 in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater. Tickets starting at $45 are available on the Kennedy Center website, in-person at the Kennedy Center box office, or by calling (202) 467-4600 or (800) 444-1324. (more...)

Tickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour in Columbus Now on SaleTickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour in Columbus Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Tickets are on sale now for the CAPA and Broadway in Columbus presentation of the brand new production of The Sound of Music, directed by three-time Tony Award-winner Jack O'Brien. This lavish new production will make its Columbus premiere January 26-31 at the Ohio Theatre as part of a North American tour. (more...)

BWW Review: SOUND OF MUSIC Sings Familiar Notes at the HippodromeBWW Review: SOUND OF MUSIC Sings Familiar Notes at the Hippodrome
by Cybele Pomeroy - Dec 14, 2015

If you like THE SOUND OF MUSIC, do go see it at the Hippodrome. You won't be disappointed. If you don't like THE SOUND OF MUSIC, (hard to imagine, but some folk don't), there's no reason to think that this production will change your mind. (more...)

ROSE with Kathleen Chalfant Ends Run at Theatre Row This WeekendROSE with Kathleen Chalfant Ends Run at Theatre Row This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

ROSE, starring Kathleen Chalfant as Rose Kennedy, will end its limited engagement at Theatre Row's Clurman Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street, NYC on Sunday, December 13th. Previews began November 21st for the Nora's Playhouse production of Laurence Leamer's solo play about Rose Kennedy. ROSE will have played 8 previews and 17 regular performances. (more...)

Tickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Wharton Center on Sale FridayTickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Wharton Center on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2015

Tickets go on sale for the brand new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony Award® winner Jack O'Brien on Friday, December 11 at 10:00 am. This lavish new production will make its East Lansing premiere February 9-14 at Wharton Center as part of a North American tour. (more...)

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