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BWW Review: Legendary Broadway Musical CATS Enchants Audiences at the Norris TheatreBWW Review: Legendary Broadway Musical CATS Enchants Audiences at the Norris Theatre
by Shari Barrett - May 4, 2015

In the history of musical theater, there is little question of the cultural significance of "CATS." It was the first branded spectacle musical and its biggest song "Memory" became an instant standard. All the big musicals that have come along since owe a debt of gratitude to the special effects and overall spectacle "CATS" allowed the world to experience for the first time onstage. Due to the size of the production and the incredible cast requirement for dozens of triple-threat actors and actresses who can handle the operatic score and dancing from tap to jazz to ballet, "CATS" is a treat to behold for audiences of all ages whenever a production comes to town. (more...)

CATS Leaps onto the Norris Theatre Stage, 4/24-5/10CATS Leaps onto the Norris Theatre Stage, 4/24-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

Andrew Lloyd Webber's legendary Broadway musical, "Cats," will be presented at the Norris Theatre in Rolling Hills Estates for 11 performances, April 24 - May 10. With its dazzling choreography, whimsical feline costumes and magnificent score "Cats" won seven Tony awards including Best Musical. The show has endured for more than 30 years as one of the most breathtaking theatrical experiences of all time, becoming the second-longest running show in Broadway history, as well as a world-wide sensation. (more...)

Cindy Marchionda Returns To The Beechman Theater 11/21Cindy Marchionda Returns To The Beechman Theater 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009

Following the great success of her spring engagement, dynamic singer Cindy Marchionda returns by very popular demand to The Laurie Beechman Theater for a four month series of Saturdays that began August 15 and continues Nov. 21st with her sensational show, 'live at the beechman!' (more...)

Cindy Marchionda Returns to The Beechman, 11/21Cindy Marchionda Returns to The Beechman, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2009

Following the great success of her spring engagement, dynamic singer Cindy Marchionda returns by very popular demand to The Laurie Beechman Theater on Saturday, November 21st with her sensational show, "live at the beechman!" at 8:00 pm. (more...)

Cindy Marchionda Returns To The Beechman Theater 11/21Cindy Marchionda Returns To The Beechman Theater 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2009

Following the great success of her spring engagement, dynamic singer Cindy Marchionda returns by very popular demand to The Laurie Beechman Theater for a four month series of Saturdays that began August 15 and continues Nov. 21st with her sensational show, 'live at the beechman!' (more...)

Newman, Peters, Ventre & More Star In HOWL's THE CRADLE WILL ROCK 9/21-24Newman, Peters, Ventre & More Star In HOWL's THE CRADLE WILL ROCK 9/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

HOWL is proud to present Downtown Music Productions in 'The Cradle Will Rock,' the historic musical theater work by Marc Blitzstein, whose allegory of corruption and corporate greed is as timely today as when it was premiered in 1937. (more...)

Photo Flash:  Joanne Woodward visits THE CRADLE WILL ROCKPhoto Flash: Joanne Woodward visits THE CRADLE WILL ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

Director and choreographer Lisa Brailoff's revival of this timely, controversial musical about greed, corruption and the plight of the worker -- presented initially this past February by Downtown Music Productions, East Village Concert Series and St. Mark's Church in the Bowery -- returns for four performances as part of HOWL! ARTS PROJECT 2009: THEATER SERIES. (more...)

Newman, Peters, Ventre & More Star In HOWL's THE CRADLE WILL ROCK 9/21-24Newman, Peters, Ventre & More Star In HOWL's THE CRADLE WILL ROCK 9/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009

HOWL is proud to present Downtown Music Productions in 'The Cradle Will Rock,' the historic musical theater work by Marc Blitzstein, whose allegory of corruption and corporate greed is as timely today as when it was premiered in 1937. (more...)

Photo Flash: HOWL! Arts Project 2009: Theater Series Presents CRADLE WILL ROCKPhoto Flash: HOWL! Arts Project 2009: Theater Series Presents CRADLE WILL ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

Marc Blitzstein's THE CRADLE WILL ROCK on the Howl Festival Monday-Thursday, September 21-24 at 8 PM 45 Bleecker Street Theater, 45 Bleecker Street (more...)

Newman, Peters, Ventre & More Star In HOWL's THE CRADLE WILL ROCK 9/21-24Newman, Peters, Ventre & More Star In HOWL's THE CRADLE WILL ROCK 9/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2009

HOWL is proud to present Downtown Music Productions in 'The Cradle Will Rock,' the historic musical theater work by Marc Blitzstein, whose allegory of corruption and corporate greed is as timely today as when it was premiered in 1937. (more...)

'The Wedding Singer' Opens Tonight!
by Beau Higgins - Oct 3, 2007

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'The Wedding Singer' To Croon At Broward Center
by Beau Higgins - Sep 18, 2007

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