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Adam Chanler-Berat & Douglas Sills to Lead York's MY FAVORITE YEAR as Part of Musicals In MuftiAdam Chanler-Berat & Douglas Sills to Lead York's MY FAVORITE YEAR as Part of Musicals In Mufti
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, concludes the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with the first New York revival and world premiere of a new re-imagined version of the 1992 musical, My Favorite Year, with book by Joseph Dougherty, lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and music by Stephen Flaherty, based on the motion picture by Dennis Palumbo and Norman Steinberg. The limited engagement of My Favorite Year will play 5 performances only December 5-7, 2014 at The York Theatre Company's home at Saint Peter's (Entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

SEX TODAY, LOVE TOMORROW Receives Industry ReadingSEX TODAY, LOVE TOMORROW Receives Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Sex Today, Love Tomorrow with book and lyrics by Israela Margalit, music by Oran Eldor and directed by Obie Award winner John Clancy, with musical direction by Dan Green, will get an invite-only industry reading on Monday, November 10 at Ripley Grier Studios. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night for York Theatre Company's A TIME FOR SINGINGPhoto Coverage: Inside Opening Night for York Theatre Company's A TIME FOR SINGING
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 27, 2014

The York Theatre Company continues the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with A Time for Singing, with book and lyrics by Gerald Freedman and John Morris, and music by John Morris, based on the novel 'How Green Was My Valley' by Richard Llewellyn. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at York Theatre's A TIME FOR SINGINGPhoto Flash: First Look at York Theatre's A TIME FOR SINGING
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2014

The York Theatre Company continues the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with A Time for Singing, with book and lyrics by Gerald Freedman and John Morris, and music by John Morris, based on the novel 'How Green Was My Valley' by Richard Llewellyn. Scroll down for a first look at the cast onstage! (more...)

Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!Victoria Clark and Dee Hoty Join Vanessa Hudgens & More in Broadway-Bound GIGI!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Complete principal casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Victoria Clark, who won a Tony Award for her luminous performance in The Light in the Piazza and was also Tony-nominated for Rodgers & Hammerstein's Cinderella and Sister Act, will star as Mamita Alvarez. Dee Hoty, who has starred on Broadway in City of Angels, Me and My Girl and Mamma Mia! and is a three-time Tony Award nominee for The Will Rogers Follies, The Best Little Whorehouse Goes Public and Footloose, will star as Aunt Alicia. Gigi also stars Vanessa Hudgens in the title role, two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh (Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. (more...)

Vanessa Hudgens is Both 'Terrified' and 'Stoked' to Star in GIGI on BroadwayVanessa Hudgens is Both 'Terrified' and 'Stoked' to Star in GIGI on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

As previously reported, Vanessa Hudgens will soon hit Broadway in the revamped revival of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, GIGI. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of York's A TIME FOR SINGING, as Part of Musicals In MuftiPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of York's A TIME FOR SINGING, as Part of Musicals In Mufti
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

Meet the cast and company of the York Theatre Company's Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti presentation of A Time for Singing, with book and lyrics by Gerald Freedman and John Morris, and music by John Morris, based on the novel "How Green Was My Valley" by Richard Llewellyn. Check out photos below! (more...)

Glenn Seven Allen, Wilson Bridges & More to Star in York's A TIME FOR SINGING as Part of Musicals In MuftiGlenn Seven Allen, Wilson Bridges & More to Star in York's A TIME FOR SINGING as Part of Musicals In Mufti
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, continues the Fall 2014 Musicals in Mufti Series with A Time for Singing, with book and lyrics by Gerald Freedman and John Morris, and music by John Morris, based on the novel 'How Green Was My Valley' by Richard Llewellyn. (more...)

Howard McGillin, Corey Cott, Steffanie Leigh & More Join Vanessa Hudgens in Broadway-Bound GIGIHoward McGillin, Corey Cott, Steffanie Leigh & More Join Vanessa Hudgens in Broadway-Bound GIGI
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Additional casting has been announced for the new Broadway production of Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning film and stage musical, Gigi. Joining the previously announced Vanessa Hudgens in the title role will be two-time Tony Award-nominee Howard McGillin (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Anything Goes, The Phantom of the Opera) as Honore Lachaille, Corey Cott (Newsies) as Gaston Lachaille and Steffanie Leigh(Mary Poppins) as Liane d'Exelmans. Casting for the roles of Madame Alvarez and Aunt Alicia will be announced soon. (more...)

BWW Reviews: FLASHDANCE Brings Back the Excess of the 1980sBWW Reviews: FLASHDANCE Brings Back the Excess of the 1980s
by Paul Hyde - Apr 25, 2014

Remember 1980s pop culture? Loud, garish and a bit tawdry? "Flashdance - The Musical" brings back all the tacky excess of that decade. (more...)

BWW Reviews: PPAC Flashes Back to the '80s with Touring FLASHDANCE: THE MUSICALBWW Reviews: PPAC Flashes Back to the '80s with Touring FLASHDANCE: THE MUSICAL
by Robert Barossi - Mar 26, 2014

When adapting movies into Broadway musicals, it certainly helps to start with a movie that revolves around singing and dancing. Or, at least, a movie that includes some kind of singing or dancing as a major part of the story or plot. That way, adding more singing and dancing should at least have a solid, logical starting point. It would seem, then, that the movie Flashdance is a perfect choice. It's right there in the title. The whole movie revolves around…wait for it…dance! Unfortunately, the Broadway touring production that is visiting PPAC takes a promising start and turns it into a long, bloated and mostly boring slog through two hours at the theater. (more...)

BWW Review: FLASHDANCE: More Flicker Than FlameBWW Review: FLASHDANCE: More Flicker Than Flame
by Nancy Grossman - Mar 14, 2014

FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL delivers on its promise of electrifying dance, but its story is forgettable and fails to inspire. (more...)

Jillian Mueller, Corey Mach and More Star in FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL at Music Circus, Beg. TonightJillian Mueller, Corey Mach and More Star in FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL at Music Circus, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Flashdance - The Musical, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will run at the Community Center Theater from tonight, February 4 - 9, 2014. (more...)

Jillian Mueller, Corey Mach and More to Star in FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL at Music Circus, 2/4-9Jillian Mueller, Corey Mach and More to Star in FLASHDANCE - THE MUSICAL at Music Circus, 2/4-9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Flashdance - The Musical, the stage adaptation of the 1983 hit film that defined a generation, will run at the Community Center Theater from February 4 - 9, 2014, as part of California Musical Theatre's Broadway Sacramento series. With electrifying dance at its core, Flashdance - The Musical tells the inspiring and unforgettable story of Alex Owens, a Pittsburgh steel mill welder by day and a bar dancer by night with dreams of one day becoming a professional performer. When romance with her steel mill boss threatens to complicate her ambitions, Alex learns the meaning of love and its power to fuel the pursuit of her dream. (more...)

Julie Goldman/Lady Gentleman, SHOWGASM and More Set for Ars Nova, March-April 2013Julie Goldman/Lady Gentleman, SHOWGASM and More Set for Ars Nova, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013

Ars Nova announces a March and April lineup featuring exciting new comedy, music and theater programming. (more...)

Julie Goldman/Lady Gentleman, SHOWGASM and More Set for Ars Nova, March-April 2013Julie Goldman/Lady Gentleman, SHOWGASM and More Set for Ars Nova, March-April 2013
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2013

Ars Nova announces a March and April lineup featuring exciting new comedy, music and theater programming. (more...)

Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT Raises $12,135 for BC/EFA!Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT Raises $12,135 for BC/EFA!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2012

Over the last two weeks, the cast and crew of Something's Afoot had been collecting donations for Broadway Cares. The team raised an unprecedented amount for the fall collection: $12,135.00. Check out the cast photo below! (more...)

Goodspeed Announces Killer Cast for SOMETHING'S AFOOT, Running Through 12/9!Goodspeed Announces Killer Cast for SOMETHING'S AFOOT, Running Through 12/9!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit SOMETHING'S AFOOT. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, running from October 5 - December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House. (more...)

BWW TV: 'Behind the Screams' of Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT - Video Blog #9BWW TV: 'Behind the Screams' of Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT - Video Blog #9
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 5, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit Something's Afoot. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, now running through December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Something's Afoot will be sponsored by Webster Bank and Connecticut Light and Power. (more...)

BWW TV: 'Behind the Screams' of Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT - Video Blog #8BWW TV: 'Behind the Screams' of Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT - Video Blog #8
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2012

Find out if the butler did it when Goodspeed Musicals brings intrigue and amusement to the Opera House stage with its production of the musical whodunit Something's Afoot. This hilarious musical send-up of Agatha Christie-style stumpers will complete Goodspeed's 2012 season, now running through December 9 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Something's Afoot will be sponsored by Webster Bank and Connecticut Light and Power. (more...)

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