Joop Van Den Ende News

Date Of Birth:
February 23, 1942 (72)
Birth Place:
NETHERLANDS
Gender:
Male
SISTER ACT National Tour Comes to Benedum Center, 2/5-10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2013

The national tour of SISTER ACT is coming to the Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, PA from February 5-10, 2013. (more...)

ROCKY- THE MUSICAL Eying a Broadway Run?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 05, 2012

ROCKY - The Musical, featuring Drew Sarich and Wietske van Tongeren, made its world premiere in Hamburg on November 18. Featuring direction by Tony nominee Alex Timbers, the show is eying a Broadway run according to the New York Times. (more...)

SISTER ACT Comes to Boston in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 09, 2012

Direct from Broadway, SISTER ACT, the hilarious, five-time Tony®-nominated smash hit musical, is coming to Boston for a limited two week engagement. Performances at the Boston Opera House January 22 - February 3, 2013. SISTER ACT is produced by Whoopi Goldberg, Stage Entertainment and Troika Entertainment and is part of the Lexus Broadway In Boston Series. (more...)

CATS Castchange - Neue Darsteller proben in Köln
by Marcel Konrath - Sep 18, 2012

Neue Katzen für CATS! Der Musical-Welterfolg stellt neue Künstler vor. Mit dem Beginn der neuen Spielzeit werden einige neue Darsteller Teil der Cast der erfolgreichen CATS Theaterzelt-Tournee. Ab dem 22. September werden sie gemeinsam mit den bisherigen Darstellern auf der Bühne stehen. (more...)

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 9/10
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 14, 2012

Today, we bring you a list of the most-read stories in our regional markets for the week of September 10 in another edition of 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week'. Browse over to your favorite far-away city/country to see what's making news, see what productions are playing around the country and overseas and get to know new performers! Enjoy this virtual trek around the globe and stay tuned for next week's recap of regional not-to-be-missed news! (more...)

DADDY COOL Co-Producer Surprised by Cancellation of UK Tour
by Dutch Reporter - Sep 14, 2012

In response to the news that the UK touring production of DADDY COOL was cancelled, the tour's co-producer Albert Verlinde Entertainment (AVE) has stated it was "surprised by the late decision of the English producers". (more...)

Joop van den Ende Awarded an Honorary Doctorate Honouring His Track Record in Cultural Entrepreneurship
by Dutch Reporter - Sep 13, 2012

Theatre producer and Stage Entertainment founder Joop Van Den Ende received an honorary doctorate from Nyenrode Business University in the Netherlands. It's his second doctorate honouring his role in the live entertainment sector and impetus to culture in the Netherlands. (more...)

THE LITTLE MERMAID Opens in Rotterdam, 6/16; in Moscow, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2012

Chairman of Stage Entertainment, Joop Van Den Ende and Producer and President of Disney Theatrical Productions, Thomas Schumacher announce two premiere productions of THE LITTLE MERMAID. The Holland production is currently in previews in Groningen and opens on June 16th, 2012 in Rotterdam. The Moscow production of THE LITTLE MERMAID will make its debut on October 6th, 2012. (more...)

Photo Coverage: SISTER ACT Opening Night Red Carpet
by Walter McBride - Apr 21, 2011

SISTER ACT began preview performances March 24 and opened last night Wednesday, April 20, 2011 to a great set of reviews. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the star studded opening night red carpet arrivals! (more...)

Photo Coverage: SISTER ACT Opening Night Party!
by Peter James Zielinski - Apr 21, 2011

SISTER ACT began preview performances March 24 and opened last night Wednesday, April 20, 2011 to a great set of reviews. BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the cast and creative team as they headed in to their opening night party! (more...)

AFAS Sponsors CircusTheatre in the Hague
by BWW News Desk - Apr 05, 2011

According to Stage-entertainment.com, beginning in August the Circustheater in The Hague will turn into AFAS Circustheater. As described by Stage-entertainment, 'AFAS ERP Software has teamed up with Stage Entertainment Netherlands as sponsor of the theatre that is renowned for its big international musicals produced by Joop Van Den Ende Theaterproducties such as Aida, The Lion King, Tarzan, Mary Poppins and, as of the fall, Wicked.' (more...)

Stage Entertainment strengthens its position
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 19, 2011

Henk Kivits, Stage Entertainment's CEO and successor of founder Joop Van Den Ende, has implemented some strong measures in the top management of the company, necessary for the realization of the plans for the coming five years. The international theatre company now works from eight different countries. Worldwide 35 productions are played every day. (more...)

Stage Entertainment refuerza su posición en Europa
by Roberto Rodriguez - Mar 17, 2011

La productora internacional de musicales, con sede en Holanda y presencia en múltiples países europeos, entre ellos España, ha difundido un comunicado acerca de importantes cambios corporativos en la cúpula de la empresa (more...)

Joop van den Ende Receives Amsterdam Gold Medal, 11/22
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2010

Amsterdam's mayor, Eberhard van der Laan, presented Joop Van Den Ende with the Gold Medal of the City of Amsterdam for his outstanding contributions in art and culture. He was presented this award on Monday evening, November 22, 2010. Most Gold Medals are designed to celebrate the accomplishments of mayors who have completed their terms in office. However, under certain circumstances, such as the case of Joop Van Den Ende, this award can be presented to those who have gone above and beyond, contributing positively to the city of Amsterdam. Joop Van Den Ende is known in the arts and culture spectrum for his musical productions extending from Spain, the Netherlands, Germany and Russia, to the United Kingdom, France, Belgium and the United States. Award recipients are known nationally and internationally; Joop Van Den Ende shares the honor with Nelson Mandella, Winston Churchill and Dwight Eisenhower, among others. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg Rejoins West End's SISTER ACT, 10/22
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2010

Whoopi Goldberg will rejoin the cast of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT in October to complete her run as Mother Superior. She will perform the role on the evening of Friday 22 October, at two shows on Saturday 23 October and at two shows on Monday 25 October. Whoopi's previous run, her West End debut, was a huge critical success and saw fans camping overnight at the box office and daily queues around the block at the London Palladium for tickets. During Whoopi's run Sister Act also broke the record for the highest weekly gross of any musical ever at the Palladium. She was unable to complete that run, which was to end on August 31, when she had to return to the USA due to a family emergency. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg Rejoins West End's SISTER ACT in Oct.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2010

Whoopi Goldberg will rejoin the cast of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT in October to complete her run as Mother Superior. She will perform the role on the evening of Friday 22 October, at two shows on Saturday 23 October and at two shows on Monday 25 October. Whoopi's previous run, her West End debut, was a huge critical success and saw fans camping overnight at the box office and daily queues around the block at the London Palladium for tickets. During Whoopi's run Sister Act also broke the record for the highest weekly gross of any musical ever at the Palladium. She was unable to complete that run, which was to end on August 31, when she had to return to the USA due to a family emergency. (more...)

Dutch Cast of WE WILL ROCK YOU Celebrate London's 8th Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2010

We Will Rock You Dutch cast members Pia Douwes, John Vooijs, Floortje Smit, Martin van der Starre, and Marjolein Teepen celebrated London's Eighth Anniversary with Queen musicians Brian May and Roger Taylor. (more...)

Sally Dexter to Replace Whoopi Goldberg in SISTER ACT, 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2010

According to a report by Whatsonstage.com, Sally Dexter is set to replace Whoopi Goldberg as Mother Superior in the West End production of SISTER ACT. Dexter will be staying with the show until it closes on October 30. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Whoopi Goldberg Talks West End Debut in SISTER ACT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 12, 2010

Whoopi Goldberg joined the cast of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT on Tuesday, August 10 in the role of Mother Superior. She will perform in the show through Tuesday August 31st, playing an exclusive 23 show run. No stranger to stages around the world, the role however marks Whoopi's West End debut. Whoopi follows the hugely popular Sheila Hancock, who created the role and has played Mother Superior since the show opened in May last year. She is joined on stage by the critically acclaimed Patina Miller in the lead role of Deloris Van Cartier (Whoopi's role in the original movie), recording artist Simon Webbe as Curtis Shank and Dad's Army star Ian Lavender as Monsignor. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a clip of Golberg herself weighing in on how it feels to make her West End debut in a show that hits especially close to home. (more...)

Photo Flash: Whoopi Goldberg Takes the Stage in SISTER ACT - First Look!
by BWW Photo Special - Aug 10, 2010

Whoopi Goldberg joined the cast of the hit musical comedy SISTER ACT today, August 10 in the role of Mother Superior. She will perform in the show through Tuesday August 31st, playing an exclusive 23 show season. No stranger to stages around the world, the role however marks Whoopi's West End debut. Whoopi follows the hugely popular Sheila Hancock, who created the role and has played Mother Superior since the show opened in May last year. She is joined on stage by the critically acclaimed Patina Miller in the lead role of Deloris Van Cartier (Whoopi's role in the original movie), recording artist Simon Webbe as Curtis Shank and Dad's Army star Ian Lavender as Monsignor. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you the first shots of Whoopi as Mother Superior in the West End! (more...)

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