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BWW Reviews: CHICAGO Rox Manila; Show Runs Until 12/21BWW Reviews: CHICAGO Rox Manila; Show Runs Until 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2014

The much-anticipated Manila premiere of Broadway's longest-running American musical, CHICAGO, razzle-dazzled audiences with its hard-hitting numbers (All That Jazz, Cell Block Tango, Razzle Dazzle), which speak of passion, treachery, murder, and glossed-over celebrity, on opening night. Leading the pack of an all-American cast of Broadway veterans is Bianca Marroquin who rocked Solaire Resort and Casino's The Theatre with her multi-faceted portrayal of accused murderess Roxie Hart. The strong ensemble, while writhing, gyrating, and exploding to John Kander's music, provided the backdrop to Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse's dark satirical commentary of the 1920s Prohibition-era Chicago. When the audience rose to a standing ovation at the end of the show, it was palpable that even in these modern days, it is impossible to convict good looking murderesses. (more...)

Photo Coverage: CHICAGO Tour Performs Excerpts; Meets Press in ManilaPhoto Coverage: CHICAGO Tour Performs Excerpts; Meets Press in Manila
by Rocky Christopher Fajardo - Dec 6, 2014

A day after CHICAGO the Musical's 1920s-themed opening night gala at The Theatre at Solaire Resort and Casino, members of the Philippine press were treated to a sneak peek at two of the most popular musical numbers from the musical, and were given a chance to chat with the principal members of the cast and creative team in a press call that followed shortly after. (more...)

Jeff McCarthy Completes Cast of CHICAGO in Manila; Meet the Full Cast!Jeff McCarthy Completes Cast of CHICAGO in Manila; Meet the Full Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2014

Broadway stalwart Jeff McCarthy joins the all-American cast of the Broadway musical CHICAGO, which is set to play Solaire Resort and Casino's The Theatre from next Wednesday, December 3, to Sunday, December 21. McCarthy will play the role of criminal lawyer Billy Flynn, alongside Bianca Marroquin's Roxie Hart, Terra C. MacLeod's Velma Kelly, Jacob Keith Watson's Amos Hart, Roz Ryan's Matron 'Mama' Morton, and C. Newcomer. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Broadway Across America - Houston's CHICAGO is Wildly EntertainingBWW Reviews: Broadway Across America - Houston's CHICAGO is Wildly Entertaining
by David Clarke - Nov 13, 2013

With Music by John Kander, Lyrics by Fred Ebb, and a Book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, CHICAGO has become a Broadway institution. The musical holds the distinction of being both the longest-running musical revival and the longest-running American musical in Broadway history. The iconic sleek and sexy musical is beloved the world over and was adapted into an Academy Award winning film in 2002. Currently, the latest national tour of CHICAGO is giving Houston audiences that old razzle dazzle at The Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Casts of New York Musical Theatre Festival 2013!Photo Flash: Meet the Casts of New York Musical Theatre Festival 2013!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2013

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) began earlier this week on July 8th and will continue through July 28th. An additional slate of special events, free events, staged readings and several educational panel discussions will be announced shortly. Below, check out a roundup of photos of this year's casts! (more...)

Jesse Luttrell's BAWDY at Stage 72 Play Final Show of the Season TonightJesse Luttrell's BAWDY at Stage 72 Play Final Show of the Season Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2013

Jesse Luttrell's wildly successful and ever-changing BAWDY continues to sparkle at Stage 72/The Triad with monthly performances on the last Saturday of every month. LAST SHOW OF THE SEASON: tonight, June 29th, 9:30PM (more...)

Jesse Luttrell's BAWDY at Stage 72 to Play Final Show of the Season on 6/29Jesse Luttrell's BAWDY at Stage 72 to Play Final Show of the Season on 6/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

Jesse Luttrell's wildly successful and ever-changing BAWDY continues to sparkle at Stage 72/The Triad with monthly performances on the last Saturday of every month. LAST SHOW OF THE SEASON: Saturday June 29th, 9:30PM (more...)

World Premiere of SASQUATCHED! THE MUSICAL Set for NYMF, 7/9-14World Premiere of SASQUATCHED! THE MUSICAL Set for NYMF, 7/9-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

SASQUATCHED! THE MUSICAL - the quirky new pop-rock musical that will get your Bigfoot tappin' - will receive its world premiere in the 2013 New York Musical Theatre Festival. (more...)

Jesse Luttrell's BAWDY to Play Stage 72/The Triad TonightJesse Luttrell's BAWDY to Play Stage 72/The Triad Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2013

Jesse Luttrell's wildly successful and ever-changing BAWDY continues to sparkle at Stage 72/The Triad with monthly performances on the last Saturday of every month - including tonight, Saturday, May 25, at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Lavinia Draper and Jay Rogers Set for BAWDY at Stage 72 TonightLavinia Draper and Jay Rogers Set for BAWDY at Stage 72 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2013

Jesse Luttrell's wildly successful and ever-changing BAWDY continues to sparkle at Stage 72/The Triad with monthly performances on the last Saturday of every month. The next show will take place tonight, April 27th at 9:30 p.m. (more...)

Lavinia Draper and Jay Rogers Set for BAWDY at Stage 72, 4/27Lavinia Draper and Jay Rogers Set for BAWDY at Stage 72, 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2013

Jesse Luttrell's wildly successful and ever-changing BAWDY continues to sparkle at Stage 72/The Triad with monthly performances on the last Saturday of every month. The next show will take place on Saturday, April 27th at 9:30 p.m. April 27th will feature unpredictable west village celebrity LAVINIA DRAPER and the joyous antics of the hilarious JAY ROGERS (Whoop Dee Doo/When Pigs Fly). (more...)

Jesse Luttrell's BAWDY Continues with Diva Night at Stage 72 TonightJesse Luttrell's BAWDY Continues with Diva Night at Stage 72 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2013

Jesse Luttrell's wildly successful Bawdy returns to its original home Stage 72 (formerly the Triad) for monthly performances on the last Today of every month. NEXT SHOW: TONIGHT MARCH 30th at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Jesse Luttrell's BAWDY to Continue with Diva Night at Stage 72, 3/30Jesse Luttrell's BAWDY to Continue with Diva Night at Stage 72, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2013

Jesse Luttrell's wildly successful Bawdy returns to its original home Stage 72 (formerly the Triad) for monthly performances on the last Saturday of every month. NEXT SHOW: SATURDAY MARCH 30th at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Jesse Luttrell's BAWDY Begins Monthly Performances at Stage 72 TonightJesse Luttrell's BAWDY Begins Monthly Performances at Stage 72 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

Jesse Luttrell's wildly successful Bawdy returns to its original home Stage 72 (formerly the Triad) for monthly performances on the last Today of every month. Performances begin tonight, February 23rd at 9:30pm. (more...)

BAWDY Returns to Stage 72, Beginning 2/23BAWDY Returns to Stage 72, Beginning 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2013

Jesse Luttrell's wildly successful Bawdy returns to its original home Stage 72 (formerly the Triad) for monthly performances on the last Saturday of every month. Performances begin on Saturday, February 23rd at 9:30pm. The brainchild of trampy cabaret favorite Jesse Luttrell, BAWDY is headlined by Luttrell, BAWDY brings together cabaret, drag, and comedy performers of all classifications and orders in a celebration of adult variety paying homage to vaudeville, burlesque, and the hit television variety shows of the 50's and 60's. (more...)

Jesse Luttrell's BAWDY to Begin Monthly Performances at Stage 72, 2/23Jesse Luttrell's BAWDY to Begin Monthly Performances at Stage 72, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2013

Jesse Luttrell's wildly successful Bawdy returns to its original home Stage 72 (formerly the Triad) for monthly performances on the last Saturday of every month. Performances begin on Saturday, February 23rd at 9:30pm. (more...)

The New Hampshire Theatre Awards Announces Professional Nominees for 2012The New Hampshire Theatre Awards Announces Professional Nominees for 2012
by Daniel Adams - Dec 27, 2012

The nominations are out for the 11th Annual New Hampshire Theatre Awards. Like Broadway has the Tony Awards, NH has the NHTA's. Those awards will be handed out on Saturday January 26th at the Stockbridge Theatre on the campus of Pinkerton Academy in Derry, New Hampshire. The award ceremony begins at 7pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stages St. Louis Dazzles with Their Production of A CHORUS LINEBWW Reviews: Stages St. Louis Dazzles with Their Production of A CHORUS LINE
by Harrison Kaplan - Jun 11, 2011

The original production of A CHORUS LINE grew out of workshops organized by director/choreographer Michael Bennett where dancers and performers discussed the various joys and hardships of a life spent pursuing the stage as an occupation. James Kirkwood, Jr. and Nicholas Dante pieced together these elements to form a compelling story focusing on the anxieties facing a group of dancers auditioning to be in the chorus of a Broadway show, while Marvin Hamlisch (music) and Edward Kleban put their tales to a catchy score that's still decidedly hummable. Stages St. Louis opens their 25th season with this timeless masterpiece, and it's a dazzling production filled with wonderful performances, nurtured by the excellent work of director Michael Hamilton and choreographer Kim Shriver, who neatly recreate the original magic. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE Kicks Off Stages St. Louis 25th Season 6/3A CHORUS LINE Kicks Off Stages St. Louis 25th Season 6/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2011

The one singular sensation that exhilarated Broadway for over fifteen years, A Chorus Line opens on June 3 at STAGES ST. LOUIS. A Chorus Line continues through July 3 at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood. (more...)

A CHORUS LINE Kicks Off Stages St. Louis 25th Season 6/3A CHORUS LINE Kicks Off Stages St. Louis 25th Season 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

The one singular sensation that exhilarated Broadway for over fifteen years, A Chorus Line opens on June 3 at STAGES ST. LOUIS. A Chorus Line continues through July 3 at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood. (more...)

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