Kurt Kelly News

Yellow Sound Label to Release HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Cast Recording in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The producers of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL-the critically acclaimed new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film-are pleased to announce the Original Cast Recording of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, to be released on Yellow Sound Label. Written by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde, Bat Boy) and Emmy Award winner Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, "Defiance", "Desperate Housewives"), HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL opened on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) in New York City. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Barrett Wilbert Weed, Ryan McCartan & HEATHERS Company Celebrate Opening Night!
by Jessica Gordon - Apr 01, 2014

25 years to the day the film was released, Heathers: The Musical, the new stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy, made its New York premiere at New World Stages. Written by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Laurence O'Keefe and Emmy Award winner Kevin Murphy, Heathers: The Musical is directed by famed stage and screen director Andy Fickman, with choreography by Emmy Award winner Marguerite Derricks. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the curtain call and after party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside HEATHERS' Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
by Jessica Gordon - Apr 01, 2014

25 years to the day the film was released, HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the new stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy, made its New York premiere at New World Stages. Written by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Laurence O'Keefe and Emmy Award winner Kevin Murphy, HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL is directed by famed stage and screen director Andy Fickman, with choreography by Emmy Award winner Marguerite Derricks. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night festivities and you can check out photos from the theatre arrivals below! (more...)

Photo Flash: It'll Be Very. First Look at HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL on Stage!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, will open on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). The show is now in previews. Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com/1-800-447-7400. BrodwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Hasty Pudding Joins Production Team of Off-Broadway's HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 07, 2014

The producers of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the new stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, have announced that The Hasty Pudding Institute of 1770 has chosen HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL as their first foray into producing a New York stage production. Their newest initiative, Hasty Pudding Presents, is a production arm whose mission is to develop the Hasty Pudding franchise by backing performing arts endeavors consistent with its unique 200 year old brand. (more...)

Barrett Wilbert Weed, Ryan McCartan, Jessica Keenan Wynn & More to Star in HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

The producers of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, have announced the cast for the New York Premiere. Previews begin on Saturday, March 15, and the show is set to open on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages in New York City (340 West 50th Street). Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com/1-800-447-7400. (more...)

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Original Cast Recording Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

The original cast recording of the musical Dr. Seuss' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL is available now via Masterworks Broadway. The album is released today, October 29. (more...)

HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Album Track List Revealed; Out 10/29!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

The full track list for the original cast recording of the musical Dr. Seuss' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL is available now via Masterworks Broadway, with the release set for next Tuesday, October 29. (more...)

Long View Theater Company Presents PIT, 2/28-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2013

In Pit, the residents of a Welsh mining village are pushed to the brink as the Iron Lady tightens her grip on Britain. The play explores how these people cope with adversity and the lengths to which they will go to survive as the miner's strike of 1984 brings out the best and the worst of this tight-knit community. (more...)

Theater for the New City Announces PIT Cast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2012

Long View Theater Company presents Pit, a new play by Melisa Annis. Jeff Woodbridge directs a cast of eight including Patrick Eichner, Samantha Jones*, Kurt Kelly*, Jake Levitt, Molly Lovell, Sarah Matteucci, Ted McGuinness, and Michael Mraz. Pit will run at the Theater for the New City, 155 First Avenue (bet. 9th and 10th Streets), New York City 10003 for sixteen performances, February 28-March 17, 2013. *Member, Actors' Equity Association. AEA Showcase. (more...)

Green, English et al. Join Ashford & Jordan in HEATHERS; Debuts 9/13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2010

As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, on Monday, September 13 at 7:00 & 9:30 PM, HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL is making its New York City debut with a concert at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. The concert will feature songs from the upcoming musical with a full band. Some of Broadway's greats will lend their voices for this special evening. Tickets are $20. (more...)

Green, English et al. Join Ashford & Jordan in HEATHERS; Complete Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2010

As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, on Monday, September 13 at 7:00 & 9:30 PM, HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL is making its New York City debut with a concert at Joe's Pub at The Public Theater. The concert will feature songs from the upcoming musical with a full band. Some of Broadway's greats will lend their voices for this special evening. Tickets are $20. (more...)

BWW TV: Transforming Patrick Page Into The Grinch
by Craig Brockman - Dec 09, 2007

BroadwayWorld brings you backstage as the other wicked green legendary character, The Grinch (Patrick Page) puts on his face and talks candidly about the strike, the audiences, his career and more! Don't miss this special video feature! (more...)

Update: 'Grinch' Stays Green for Remainder of Run!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2007

LATEST NEWS: How The Grinch Stole Christmas will keep the St. James Theatre smiling and green this holiday season, as reports say Jujamcyn Theatres have agreed to not appeal last week's court ruling to keep the show alive on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'The Grinch' Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 12, 2007

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - The Musical officially opened on Broadway November 9 after making its return to Broadway on November 1, with performances originally scheduled through January 6, 2008 at the St. James Theatre. Plus, this year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic book. (more...)

Photo Flash: 'How The Grinch Stole Christmas' Press Preview
by Ben Strothmann - Oct 24, 2007

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - The Musical will be making its return to Broadway in time for the holidays from November 1 through January 6, 2008 at the St. James Theatre. Plus, this year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic book. (more...)

'Grinch' Tickets On-Sale, Announces Cast & Creatives
by BWW News Desk - Sep 07, 2007

blurbDr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! - The Musical will be making its return to Broadway in time for the holidays from November 1 through January 6, 2008 at the St. James Theatre. Plus, this year marks the 50th anniversary of the classic book. (more...)

Diaz, Evans, Etc. Set for 50th Anniversary West Side Story
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2007

Atlanta's Theater of the Stars will present a special 50th Anniversary production of West Side Story at the Fox Theatre from August 21-26, 2007. (more...)

Cullum, Hopkins, McCormick Join 'Grinch!' Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2006

John Cullum, Kaitlin Hopkins and Michael McCormick will join Patrick Page in How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical (more...)