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STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/19- ONCE UPON A MATTRESSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/19- ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2014

Today in 1996, the first Broadway revival of Once Upon a Mattress opened at the Broadhurst Theatre, where it ran for188 performances. Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. The play was written as an adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea. Once Upon A Mattress marked the Broadway debut of later stage and TV legend Carol Burnett, who originated the role of Princess Winnifred. (more...)

Baxter's Bunch TV Show Pilot to Air on Comporium Cable CN2 Channels 102/1102Baxter's Bunch TV Show Pilot to Air on Comporium Cable CN2 Channels 102/1102
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The show's pilot, entitled “Practice,” is based upon the reputation of Rock Hill being “Football Town USA.” It fits perfectly, according to the creators, because the show's animated characters are based on different sports balls as a way to teach children about exercise, healthy eating habits and literacy. (more...)

Michael Feinstein & BJ Ward Set for York's THE MARSHALL BARER PROJECT, 6/10Michael Feinstein & BJ Ward Set for York's THE MARSHALL BARER PROJECT, 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

The York Theatre Company celebrates the great American lyricist Marshall Barer (Once Upon a Mattress) with a special concert event, The Marshall Barer Project, a musical tour through the life, career and mind of a man whose songs are shimmering jewels from the American Songbook. Starring BJ Ward with special guest Michael Feinstein. Directed by Gordon Hunt, The Marshall Barer Project will play two performances only on Tuesday June 10, 2014 at 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Citicorp Building, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/25/2014Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/10-5/11/2014Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 5/10-5/11/2014
by - May 11, 2014

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, May 11, 2014 - Sunday, May 11, 2014. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/11- ONCE UPON A MATTRESSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day 5/11- ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2014

Today in 1959, Once Upon a Mattress opened at the Phoenix Theatre, where it ran for 244 performances. Once Upon a Mattress is a musical comedy with music by Mary Rodgers, lyrics by Marshall Barer and book by Jay Thompson, Dean Fuller, and Marshall Barer. The play was written as an adaptation of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale The Princess and the Pea. Once Upon A Mattress marked the Broadway debut of later stage and TV legend Carol Burnett, who originated the role of Princess Winnifred. Also featured were Joseph Bova, Allen Case, Jack Gilford and Matt Mattox. Jane White played the role of Queen Aggravain, becoming the first African-American actress to portray a white character on the Broadway stage. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/11/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/11/2014Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Washington, DC (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 5/11/2014Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for New Jersey (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/11/2014Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 5/11/2014Now Playing Onstage in Las Vegas - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Las Vegas (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/11/2014Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 5/11/2014Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Boise (more...)

STAGES Presents ONCE UPON A MATTRESS This WeekendSTAGES Presents ONCE UPON A MATTRESS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Stages, A Children's Theatre Workshop, Inc., brings back a Once Upon a Mattress to Bay Street. Fifty-four years ago, Once Upon a Mattress, a romantic and hilarious musical version of 'The Princess and the Pea', opened on Broadway to the delight of theatergoers young and old. It won the hearts of its audiences with an inventive and raucous twist on the old story. Stages, is excited to present this fractured fairy tale at the Bay Street Theatre today, May 10, at 2pm and 7:30pm; and Sunday, May 11, at 2pm. And in celebration of Mother's Day on May 11, all mothers will be Queen-for-a-day, with a crown compliments of Stages. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/04/2014Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Washington, DC (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/04/2014Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/04/2014Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Chicago (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 5/04/2014Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Atlanta (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Tulsa - Week of 5/04/2014Now Playing Onstage in Tulsa - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Tulsa (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 5/04/2014Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Maine (more...)

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