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BWW Review: Merrimack Repertory Theatre Stages World Premiere of THE WHITE CHIPBWW Review: Merrimack Repertory Theatre Stages World Premiere of THE WHITE CHIP
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 25, 2016

MRT stages the first of three world premieres with Artistic Director Sean Daniels' play THE WHITE CHIP, a dark comedy about his own alcoholism and recovery. By sharing his personal story, he hopes to help someone else going through the same thing; by lightening the mood, he makes the story entertaining and accessible. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Benjamin Scheuer in THE LION at Long Wharf TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Benjamin Scheuer in THE LION at Long Wharf Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Long Wharf Theatre presents, in conjunction with Eva Price, THE LION, written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer, directed by Sean Daniels, now through February 7, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Scheuer onstage below! (more...)

Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION Coming to Arena StageBenjamin Scheuer's THE LION Coming to Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Award-winning singer/songwriter Benjamin Scheuer's solo musical The Lion makes its Washington, D.C. debut at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Scheuer uses his guitar-actually, six guitars-to take audiences on a rock 'n' roll journey and tell a heartwarming coming-of-age story that explores his transition from boyhood to manhood. Called an "irresistible winner" and "deeply moving" by New York Daily News, The Lion is presented in association with Eva Price and runs February 26-April 10, 2016 in the Arlene and Robert Kogod Cradle. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre to Welcome Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION This WinterLong Wharf Theatre to Welcome Benjamin Scheuer's THE LION This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Long Wharf Theatre presents, in conjunction with Eva Price, THE LION, written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer, directed by Sean Daniels, from January 6 through February 7, 2016.†The play will take place on Stage II. Tickets are $25-$85. The press opening will take place on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: NSMT Presents Joyful SISTER ACTBWW REVIEW: NSMT Presents Joyful SISTER ACT
by Jan Nargi - Nov 13, 2015

Even though Whoopi Goldberg was the lead producer of SISTER ACT on Broadway, the "Divine Musical" raising the roof at the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, Mass. is not the SISTER ACT of Whoopi Goldberg's 1992 hit movie. Yes, the sassy attitude and jubilant spirit of the nightclub singer taking involuntary refuge in a cloistered convent are still intact, but the revised book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner and original score by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater make this jaunty screen-to-stage adaptation an all new joy to behold. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Holzman's CHOICE Receives World Premiere at Boston's Huntington TheatreBWW REVIEW: Holzman's CHOICE Receives World Premiere at Boston's Huntington Theatre
by Jan Nargi - Nov 11, 2015

This Fall two of Boston's finest theater companies have taken the discussion on abortion out of the public arena and made it much more personal. Last month Company One Theatre explored the devastating reality of do-it-yourself abortions among teenagers in Ruby Rae Spiegel's unflinching new play DRY LAND. Now the Tony Award-winning Huntington Theatre Company examines the lingering, long-range effects of abortion in CHOICE, a provocative new play by Winnie Holzman (Wicked, My So-Called Life) that has a woman caught in the throes of a mid-life crisis looking back on the choice she made in her feminist youth. (more...)

NSMT celebrates the 25th Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL - December 4 - 23, 2015NSMT celebrates the 25th Annual Production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL - December 4 - 23, 2015
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Bill Hanney's North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT) is proud to be celebrating the 25th annual production of this original, award-winning production of A CHRISTMAS CAROL created just for NSMT audiences. Whether it's ghostly special effects, the dozens of revelers and musicians, or the cold scowl of Ebenezer Scrooge, there is something for everyone in A CHRISTMAS CAROL, playing 14 performances only from Friday, December 4 thru Wednesday, December 23, 2015. Press Night scheduled for Friday, December 4 at 7:30pm. (more...)

North Shore Music Theatre Presents SISTER ACT, Beginning TonightNorth Shore Music Theatre Presents SISTER ACT, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Get ready to rejoice! SISTER ACT, the gloriously funny five-time Tony-nominated musical, is taking the stage at Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT). SISTER ACT will begin tonight, November 3, and plays thru Sunday, November 15. Press/Opening Night is scheduled for Wednesday, November 4 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Audiences React to Winnie Holzman's CHOICE at HuntingtonSTAGE TUBE: Audiences React to Winnie Holzman's CHOICE at Huntington
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). The play officially opened on October 28 and continues through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. See what audiences had to say about the show in the video below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Winnie Holzman and Sheryl Kaller Chat CHOICE at HuntingtonSTAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - Winnie Holzman and Sheryl Kaller Chat CHOICE at Huntington
by Stage Tube - Oct 30, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). The play officially opened on October 28 and continues through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. Click below to hear Holzman and Kaller talk about the play! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Johanna Day and More in Winnie Holzman's CHOICE at HuntingtonPhoto Flash: First Look at Johanna Day and More in Winnie Holzman's CHOICE at Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). The play officially opened on†October 28 and†continues through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Huntington Premieres WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE TonightHuntington Premieres WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company†presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). The play officially opens tonight, October 28,†and continues through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. (more...)

Huntington Premieres WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE TonightHuntington Premieres WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company†presents the world premiere of CHOICE by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). Performances begin tonight, October 16 and continue through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA. (more...)

North Shore Music Theatre to Present SISTER ACT, 11/3-15North Shore Music Theatre to Present SISTER ACT, 11/3-15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Get ready to rejoice! SISTER ACT, the gloriously funny five-time Tony-nominated musical, is taking the stage at Bill Hanney's award winning North Shore Music Theatre (NSMT). SISTER ACT will begin Tuesday, November 3, and plays thru Sunday, November 15. Press/Opening Night is scheduled for Wednesday, November 4 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: THE LION Finds His Voice in His Father's SongBWW Review: THE LION Finds His Voice in His Father's Song
by Jan Nargi - Sep 19, 2015

One man, two chairs, six guitars and 15 songs mark the road from loss to redemption for singer-songwriter Benjamin Scheuer in his haunting autobiographical solo musical THE LION launching its national tour at Merrimack Repertory Theatre in Lowell, Mass. (more...)

Huntington to Premiere WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE This FallHuntington to Premiere WICKED Book Writer Winnie Holzman's New Play CHOICE This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

The Huntington Theatre Company will present the world premiere of†CHOICE†by award-winning playwright Winnie Holzman and directed by Sheryl Kaller (Next Fall on Broadway). Performances begin Friday, October 16 and continue through November 15, 2015 at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA.† (more...)

A.C.T. Opens 2015-16 Season with BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY TonightA.C.T. Opens 2015-16 Season with BETWEEN RIVERSIDE AND CRAZY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2015

American Conservatory Theater kicks off the 2015-16 season with Stephen Adly Guirgis's (The Motherf*cker with the Hat, Jesus Hopped the A Train) outrageous new dark comedy, Between Riverside and Crazy (tonight, September 2-27, 2015).† (more...)

THE LION Begins Tonight at Merrimack Repertory TheatreTHE LION Begins Tonight at Merrimack Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT)'s new Artistic Director Sean Daniels opens his first season at the helm of the company with 'The Lion,' a solo-musical written and performed by Benjamin Scheuer and directed by Daniels. After highly-praised runs in Edinburgh and London, two Off-Broadway productions, and several awards, 'The Lion' is beginning a two-year national tour that launches from MRT. The gripping musical takes the audience on one man's musical journey from boyhood to manhood, through pain and healing, to discover the redemptive power of music. (more...)

Lincoln Center Theater's SHOWS FOR DAYS, Starring Patti LuPone and Michael Urie Closes Off-Broadway TonightLincoln Center Theater's SHOWS FOR DAYS, Starring Patti LuPone and Michael Urie Closes Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2015

Lincoln Center Theater presents Patti LuPone, Dale Soules, Michael Urie, Jordan Dean, Lance Coadie Williams, and Zoe Winters in Shows For Days, a new play by Douglas Carter Beane, directed by Jerry Zaks. The production opened, June 29 at the Mitzi E. Newhouse Theater (150 West 65 Street), and it closes tonight, August 23. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, Now thru 9/6Theatre By The Sea Presents YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, Now thru 9/6
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2015

†From the creators of the record-breaking Broadway sensation The Producers comes this monster new musical comedy, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, coming alive at Bill Hanney's award winning Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) from tonight, August 19 and through Saturday, September 6. Press night is scheduled for Friday, August 21 at 8:00pm (more...)

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