Louise Beard News

Photo Coverage: A CHRISTMAS STORY Opening Night Party!
by Linda Lenzi - Nov 20, 2012

A Christmas Story, The Musical arrives on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre just in time for the 2012 holiday season. Based on the 1983 movie perennial, the musical plays and eight-week limited engagement through December 30. The show opened on November 19th and BroadwayWorld.com was there! Check out photos from the opening night party below... (more...)

Tickets on Sale 8/1 For B'way In Detroit's A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011

This holiday season, America's #1 Christmas movie comes to life on stage as a hilarious holiday musical. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Launches National Tour in Hershey
by BWW News Desk - Nov 08, 2011

This holiday season, America's #1 Christmas movie comes to life on stage as a hilarious holiday musical. A Christmas Story, The Musical! features a bright holiday score by composer/lyricist team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and a book by Joseph Robinette based on the writings of radio humorist Jean Shepherd and the 1983 holiday film favorite. Acclaimed director/choreographer Warren Carlyle (Broadway's Finian's Rainbow, Follies at The Kennedy Center, An Evening With Hugh Jackman) will helm the production. Peter Billingsley, who starred as Ralphie in the original 1983 film, serves as a producer for the holiday tour. (more...)

Pasek & Paul of A CHRISTMAS STORY Win Songwriter's Fellowship Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2011

The producers of A Christmas Story, The Musical! congratulate their composer/lyricist team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul on receiving the 2011 Songwriter's Fellowship Award. (more...)

Nat'l Tour Of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL! Invites Kids To Audition Online
by BWW News Desk - Nov 07, 2011

As A Christmas Story, The Musical! prepares to launch a five-city national tour for the 2011 holiday season, the show's producers, including Peter Billingsley, who starred as Ralphie in the original 1983 film, take their search for talented children to the internet. (more...)

Pasek & Paul of A CHRISTMAS STORY Win Songwriter's Fellowship Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2011

The producers of A Christmas Story, The Musical! congratulate their composer/lyricist team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul on receiving the 2011 Songwriter's Fellowship Award. (more...)

Nat'l Tour Of A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL! Invites Kids To Audition Online
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

As A Christmas Story, The Musical! prepares to launch a five-city national tour for the 2011 holiday season, the show's producers, including Peter Billingsley, who starred as Ralphie in the original 1983 film, take their search for talented children to the internet. (more...)

Tickets on Sale 8/1 For B'way In Detroit's A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2011

This holiday season, America's #1 Christmas movie comes to life on stage as a hilarious holiday musical. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Holds Open Auditions for Kids in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2011

A Christmas Story, The Musical!, prepares to launch a five-city national tour for the 2011 holiday season, the show's producers, including Peter Billingsley, who starred as Ralphie in the original 1983 film, have announced that they will begin their search for young actors at an open audition for children between the ages of 8-13 at the Chicago Theatre Downstairs (enter just south of the main venue), 175 N. State Street, Chicago, Monday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Holds Open Auditions for Kids in Chicago, 6/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2011

A Christmas Story, The Musical!, prepares to launch a five-city national tour for the 2011 holiday season, the show's producers, including Peter Billingsley, who starred as Ralphie in the original 1983 film, have announced that they will begin their search for young actors at an open audition for children between the ages of 8-13 at the Chicago Theatre Downstairs (enter just south of the main venue), 175 N. State Street, Chicago, Monday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL to Launch National Tour in November!
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2011

This holiday season, America's #1 Christmas movie comes to life on stage as a hilarious holiday musical. A Christmas Story, The Musical! features a bright holiday score by composer/lyricist team Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, and a book by Joseph Robinette based on the writings of radio humorist Jean Shepherd and the 1983 holiday film favorite. Acclaimed director/choreographer Warren Carlyle (Broadway's Finian's Rainbow, Follies at The Kennedy Center, An Evening With Hugh Jackman) will helm the production. Peter Billingsley, who starred as Ralphie in the original 1983 film, serves as a producer for the holiday tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: 42nd Annual LADCC Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2011

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced its winners and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles and Orange County theatre for the year 2010. (more...)

Miranda, Harris, Itzkin & More Win LA Drama Critics Circle
by BWW - Mar 15, 2011

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle has announced its winners and special awards for excellence in Los Angeles and Orange County theatre for the year 2010. Announcements were made at a ceremony held on Monday, March 14 at the Colony Theatre in Burbank. (more...)

YELLOW Extends At Coast Playhouse Thru 12/19, David Steen Joins The Cast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010

JD3atrical Productions is thrilled to announce that with this extension of YELLOW, Shores' favorite David Steen will be joining the cast as Bobby Westmoreland and now, his plays have appeared on LA stages for over eight collective years! (more...)

RMTC Brings The DROWSY CHAPERONE To Birmingham
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2010

Get ready for a new musical comedy swooping in with tons of laughs and the most 2006 Tony Awards of any musical on Broadway! It's The Drowsy Chaperone - and it's presented by Philip Mann and Louise Beard, in association with Red Mountain Theatre Company, October 7-17, 2010, at the Virginia Samford Theatre (1116 26th Street South). (more...)

YELLOW Extends Again At the Coast Playhouse Thru 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2010

JD3atrical Productions is thrilled to announce that with this extension of YELLOW, Shores' has now had his plays on LA stages for collectively eight years! (more...)

YELLOW Extends At Coast Playhouse Thru 12/19, David Steen Joins The Cast
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2010

JD3atrical Productions is thrilled to announce that with this extension of YELLOW, Shores' favorite David Steen will be joining the cast as Bobby Westmoreland and now, his plays have appeared on LA stages for over eight collective years! (more...)

RMTC Brings The DROWSY CHAPERONE To Birmingham
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2010

Get ready for a new musical comedy swooping in with tons of laughs and the most 2006 Tony Awards of any musical on Broadway! It's The Drowsy Chaperone - and it's presented by Philip Mann and Louise Beard, in association with Red Mountain Theatre Company, October 7-17, 2010, at the Virginia Samford Theatre (1116 26th Street South). (more...)

RMTC Brings The DROWSY CHAPERONE To Birmingham
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2010

Get ready for a new musical comedy swooping in with tons of laughs and the most 2006 Tony Awards of any musical on Broadway! It's The Drowsy Chaperone - and it's presented by Philip Mann and Louise Beard, in association with Red Mountain Theatre Company, October 7-17, 2010, at the Virginia Samford Theatre (1116 26th Street South). (more...)

Del Shores World Premiere of YELLOW Extends thru September 5 at Coast
by BWW News Desk - Sep 05, 2010

JD3atrical Productions is thrilled to announce that the smash-hit, critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS' CHOICE; LA Weekly GO!; Backstage CRITIC'S PICK) world premiere production of YELLOW, written and directed by Del Shores (The Trials and Tribulations of a Trailer Trash Housewife, Southern Baptist Sissies, Sordid Lives) and produced by Louise Beard, Emerson Collins, Jason Dottley and Del Shores is EXTENDING thru SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 5 at the Coast Playhouse, 8325 Santa Monica Blvd. in West Hollywood. (more...)

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