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Name That Show With Paper Mill Playhouse's New Photo QuizName That Show With Paper Mill Playhouse's New Photo Quiz
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Paper Mill has been creating world-class musicals since 1938. Can you name these shows with one photo clue? Take the quiz here! (more...)

BWW Interview - John Treacy Egan Returns as Franz Liebkind in Paper Mill's THE PRODUCERSBWW Interview - John Treacy Egan Returns as Franz Liebkind in Paper Mill's THE PRODUCERS
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 23, 2016

Today, John Treacy Egan speaks with BWW about revisiting the role of this Nazi-loving, Broadway-crazed nutjob! (more...)

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal with Paper Mill Playhouse's THE PRODUCERSPhoto Coverage: In Rehearsal with Paper Mill Playhouse's THE PRODUCERS
by Walter McBride - Sep 22, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers. The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the full company in rehearsal below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Paper Mill's THE PRODUCERS - David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff, Ashley Spencer & More!Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Paper Mill's THE PRODUCERS - David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff, Ashley Spencer & More!
by Walter McBride - Sep 21, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers, directed by Don Stephenson and choreographed by Bill Burns. The Producers features music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and the original Broadway direction and choreography by Susan Stroman. The cast just met the press, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos of the full company below! (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Patti LuPone & More Earn Jeff Awards NominationsChristine Ebersole, Patti LuPone & More Earn Jeff Awards Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Six world premiere plays and four new adaptations seen first by Chicago audiences were among those receiving nominations by The Jeff Awards Committee. 178 nominations in 32 categories honor Chicago Equity theatrical productions that opened between August 1, 2015 and July 31, 2016. (more...)

David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff and Ashley Spencer to Lead THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill; Cast Announced!David Josefsberg, Michael Kostroff and Ashley Spencer to Lead THE PRODUCERS at Paper Mill; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has just announced complete casting for Mel Brooks' award-winning musical The Producers, directed by Don Stephenson and choreographed by Bill Burns. The Producers features music and lyrics by Mel Brooks, a book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan, and the original Broadway direction and choreography by Susan Stroman. (more...)

Cassandra Murphy to Lead EVITA at Cabrillo Music Theatre This FallCassandra Murphy to Lead EVITA at Cabrillo Music Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

For the first time in its history, EVITA, this revolutionary Andrew Lloyd Webber/Tim Rice musical is being produced by Cabrillo Music Theatre.  (more...)

BWW Review: Rose-Mock's THE PRODUCERS A Satiric MasterpieceBWW Review: Rose-Mock's THE PRODUCERS A Satiric Masterpiece
by Trevor Durham - Aug 20, 2016

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Bryan Banville and John Massey to Star in San Diego Musical Theatre's THE PRODUCERS; Cast, Creatives Set!Bryan Banville and John Massey to Star in San Diego Musical Theatre's THE PRODUCERS; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

San Diego Musical Theatre announced today the cast and creative team for the San Diego Regional Premiere of The Producers. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE PRODUCERS at Quincy Music TheatreBWW Preview: THE PRODUCERS at Quincy Music Theatre
by Trevor Durham - Aug 16, 2016

It's a hit! (more...)

Broadway's Allie Trimm and Daniel Dunlow Announce Concert 9/18Broadway's Allie Trimm and Daniel Dunlow Announce Concert 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2016

Broadway star Allie Trimm is in concert with composer Daniel Dunlow. Enjoy an evening of new music from Dunlow's piano and Trimm's voice. Allie Trimm is a Broadway veteran recognized for her performance in Jason Robert Brown's 13 The Musical. Dunlow is an actor, singer, writer known for his viral YouTube videos and his work around the country and on the New York stage and screen. Come enjoy an evening of two redheads making beautiful music with special surprise guests. (more...)

Carnegie Theatre to Open 2016-17 Season with ROCK OF AGESCarnegie Theatre to Open 2016-17 Season with ROCK OF AGES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The Carnegie patrons can expect 'Nothin' But a Good Time' with the 2016-17 Theatre Season opener, ROCK OF AGES. The classic boy meets girl tale features classic 80s hair band hits and runs weekends August 13-28, 2016. (more...)

Way Off Broadway to Present SPAMALOTWay Off Broadway to Present SPAMALOT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre has become known for not only its productions of classic Broadway musicals but its part in bringing a number of area and regional premieres to the Frederick stage. In 2009, Way Off Broadway was one of the very first theatres in the country to receive the rights to produce The Wedding Singer, an 80's inspired musical comedy based on the Adam Sandler film. In recent seasons, the theatre, the Frederick -area's only year-round professional producing theatre, has produced several movies-turned-musicals. In fact, the 2013 Season was named "Hollywood Meets Broadway," all of the shows having been hits on the silver screen and Broadway stage. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/25/16- Hunter FosterSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/25/16- Hunter Foster
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2016

Happy Birthday, Hunter Foster! Foster is perhaps best known for playing 'Bobby Strong' in Urinetown, for which he received nominations for an Outer Critics Circle Award and a Lucille Lortel Award. In 2003, Foster starred as 'Seymour' in the Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors, for which he received his first Tony Award nomination. Foster also appeared as 'Leo Bloom' in The Producers on Broadway, 'Ensign Pulver' in Mister Roberts at the Kennedy Center, 'Ben' in Modern Orthodox off-Broadway, and 'Sam Phillips' in Million Dollar Quartet. (more...)

BWW Preview: Yiddish World Premiere of THE PRODUCERS: A MEL BROOKS MUSICAL at Segal Centre through 7/10BWW Preview: Yiddish World Premiere of THE PRODUCERS: A MEL BROOKS MUSICAL at Segal Centre through 7/10
by Noelle Hannibal - Jun 24, 2016

For the first time, the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre (DWYT), Canada's oldest Yiddish-language theatre, is teaming up with the vibrant, META Award-winning Cote Saint-Luc Dramatic Society to produce the Yiddish World premiere of THE PRODUCERS: A New Mel Brooks Musical. The Segal Centre for Performing Arts is proud to present this hilarious, record-breaking musical in Yiddish with English and French supertitles on the Segal stage through July 10, 2016. (more...)

Segal Centre to Present THE PRODUCERS: A NEW MEL BROOKS MUSICAL IN YIDDISH, 6/19-7/10Segal Centre to Present THE PRODUCERS: A NEW MEL BROOKS MUSICAL IN YIDDISH, 6/19-7/10
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2016

For the first time, the Dora Wasserman Yiddish Theatre (DWYT), Canada's oldest Yiddish-language theatre, is teaming up with the vibrant, META Award-winning Cote Saint-Luc Dramatic Society to produce the Yiddish World premiere of The Producers: A New Mel Brooks Musical. The Segal Centre for Performing Arts is proud to present this hilarious, record-breaking musical in Yiddish with English and French supertitles on the Segal stage from June 19 to July 10, 2016. (more...)

THE PRODUCERS to Run 5/27-6/26 at Omaha Community PlayhouseTHE PRODUCERS to Run 5/27-6/26 at Omaha Community Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Producers, running May 27 - June 26, 2016 in the Hawks Mainstage Theatre at the Omaha Community Playhouse, is the hilarious, lively and absurd Mel Brooks comedy that follows producers Max Bialystock and Leo Bloom on their quest to become filthy rich. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PRODUCERS at Schenectady Light Opera CompanyBWW Review: THE PRODUCERS at Schenectady Light Opera Company
by Gianluca Russo - May 11, 2016

A musical formed by the geniuses of Mel Brooks, Nathan Lane, and Matthew Broderick would no doubt be a comedic masterpiece, and that is exactly what The Producers is. This critically acclaimed musical opened on Broadway in 2001 and broke the limit for the most Tony Award wins with 12, though Hamilton will most likely take that title soon. Schenectady Light Opera Company has taken a swing at putting on a production of this loved show this past week and, much like with the Broadway production, they have knocked it out of the park. (more...)

10 on Tuesday...with Matt Crowle10 on Tuesday...with Matt Crowle
by Misha Davenport - Apr 26, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at Mercury Theater Chicago's THE PRODUCERSPhoto Flash: First Look at Mercury Theater Chicago's THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Mercury Theater Chicago presents the award winning musical comedy sensation THE PRODUCERS, running now through June 26, 2016. It is truly a "boffo" hit, winning a record twelve Tony Awards and wowing capacity crowds night after night. The production is led by Jeff-Award winners L. Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Director), and Brigitte Ditmars (Choreography). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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