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Marc Shaiman News

Date of Birth: November 22, 1959 (57)
Birth Place: Scotch Plains, NJ, USA
Gender: Male
Cal Shakes Opens 2017 Season with AS YOU LIKE ITCal Shakes Opens 2017 Season with AS YOU LIKE IT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Director Desdemona Chiang makes her Cal Shakes debut, infusing Shakespeare's  romantic comedy with the vibrant, complicated, and shifting energy of the Bay Area.   Berkeley, CA, April 26 - California Shakespeare Theater begins its 43rd Season with Shakespeare's gender-bending comedy, As You Like It. In director Desdemona Chiang's all new production, adaptable and resilient Rosalind must leave everything she knows behind to find her true family. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Playhouse SouthPhoto Flash: First Look at CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Playhouse South
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Playhouse South presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN, featuring book by Terrence McNally and music & lyrics by Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Review:  Christian Borle Grabs The Spotlight as Willy Wonka in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYBWW Review: Christian Borle Grabs The Spotlight as Willy Wonka in CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by Michael Dale - Apr 24, 2017

With two supporting actor Tony Awards under his belt, the versatile and immensely talented Christian Borle finally spent an opening night as a Broadway leading man earlier this season, playing neurotic New Yorker Marvin in a limited run revival of William Finn's FALSETTOES. Now, with the New York premiere of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY underway, Borle is placed into a position many stars have had to deal with at one time or another; carrying a sagging show upon his shoulders to create the illusion that everything is just swell. (more...)

Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!Exclusive Photo Coverage: Inside CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Gypsy Robe Ceremony!
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2017

The factory is open! The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opened just last night at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). We're taking you inside the Gypsy Robe ceremony below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Factory is Open! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Company Takes Opening Night Bows!Photo Coverage: The Factory is Open! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Company Takes Opening Night Bows!
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2017

The factory is open! The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opened just last night at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). We're taking you inside the opening night curtain call below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Purple Carpet for Opening Night of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYPhoto Coverage: On the Purple Carpet for Opening Night of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by Walter McBride - Apr 24, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory opened just last night at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). BroadwayWolrd was on hand for the special night and we're taking you to the red purple carpet below! (more...)

VIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORYVIDEO: GMA Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

This morning's 'Good Morning America' gave viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the new Broadway musical CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, which opened its doors last night at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre. (more...)

Review Roundup: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opens its Doors - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Opens its Doors - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups - Apr 23, 2017

The factory is open! CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY officially takes on Broadway tonight. (more...)

Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!Meet the Sweet Company of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 23, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens tonight, April 23, 2017. Scroll down to get to know the company before tonight's opening bows! (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on BroadwayVIDEO: Get A First Look At CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 21, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens Sunday, April 23, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sweet first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Release Cast Recording in June; Rush Policy Announced!CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Release Cast Recording in June; Rush Policy Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Producers Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Langley Park Productions and Neal Street Productions announced today that a new block of tickets for Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will go on sale on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 10AM for performances through Sunday, April 22, 2018. Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street), officially opens Sunday, April 23, 2017. (more...)

Theatre Aspen Season Passes On Sale NowTheatre Aspen Season Passes On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Theatre Aspen announced that season passes go on sale today for the upcoming summer season. A variety of passes, with exclusive access to booking seats, no fees and other benefits, are available, including specially priced preview passes and the popular Local's Pass for valley residents, offered through June 5. Season Passes are on sale for as low as $80 for the Preview Pass. (more...)

VIDEO: Christian Borle Talks Shocking Demise of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Character on 'Late Show'VIDEO: Christian Borle Talks Shocking Demise of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Character on 'Late Show'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

On last night's LATE SHOW, Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY star Christian Borle explained how former Willy Wonkas Gene Wilder and Johnny Depp have set the chocolate bar very high! (more...)

Theatre Aspen Season Passes On Sale NowTheatre Aspen Season Passes On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Theatre Aspen announced that season passes go on sale today for the upcoming summer season.  A variety of passes, with exclusive access to booking seats, no fees and other benefits, are available, including specially priced preview passes and the popular Local's Pass for valley residents, offered through June 5. Season Passes are on sale for as low as $80 for the Preview Pass.  Single tickets will be available May 15th. Passes are available at TAtix.co and complete schedules and pricing can be found on the organization's website at theatreaspen.org. The season opens with previews beginningJune 24, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: See Christian Borle and More in a Mouth-Watering First Look at CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on BroadwayPhoto Flash: See Christian Borle and More in a Mouth-Watering First Look at CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

The new Broadway musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is currently in performances at Broadway's Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street) and officially opens Sunday, April 23, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a sweet first look at the cast in action below! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Nikita Burshteyn, 22, is an award-winning actor who's making a name for himself in the San Francisco Bay Area, and not just because he's got a tricky name to pronounce. When he played Judas in 'Jesus Christ Superstar' at STAGE 1 Theater in Newark, Linda and Nick Hodges of BroadwayWorld.com raved: 'The show should be renamed 'Nikita Burshteyn Superstar.' The theater should be filled with talent agents waiting to give him an offer.' When he played Tony in 'West Side Story' at Broadway by the Bay in Redwood City, Joanne Engelhardt of the Palo Alto Daily News gushed: 'With Tom Cruise-good looks and an angelic voice, Burshteyn is the real deal.' And when he did his San Francisco cabaret act, 'Livin' Nikita Loca,' Richard Connema of Talkin' Broadway compared his 'full-throated voice and flawless phrasing' to Jonathan Groff's. (more...)

HAIRSPRAY to Dance Into American Stage in the Park This SpringHAIRSPRAY to Dance Into American Stage in the Park This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Hairspray, with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman & Marc Shaiman, and book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan, based on the New Line Cinema film written and directed by John Waters, will be helmed by Shain Stroff at American Stage in the Park this spring. (more...)

Lillias White, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Set for New Season of AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPACLillias White, Brian Stokes Mitchell & More Set for New Season of AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

The fourth season of the award-winning music series, AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC, hosted for the first time by multi-platinum-selling entertainer Michael Feinstein, will make its New York Metro-area premiere on Sunday, April 9th on at 12:30 p.m. THIRTEEN (more...)

BWW TV: Kyle Taylor Parker Sings Cover of 'Run and Tell That' from HAIRSPRAY for 'Soul Sessions' SeriesBWW TV: Kyle Taylor Parker Sings Cover of 'Run and Tell That' from HAIRSPRAY for 'Soul Sessions' Series
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 4, 2017

Kyle Taylor Parker (KINKY BOOTS, CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY) has teamed up with musical genius Joshua Stephen Kartes and David Rowen to launch a monthly series of musical videos called 'Soul Sessions,' featuring covers of songs from the Broadway, pop and jazz catalogue reimagined. Below, watch the first video in the series - Parker's soulful cover of 'Run and Tell That' from Broadway's HAIRSPRAY!  (more...)

From Screen to Stage - An In-Depth Look at Broadway's Latest AdaptationsFrom Screen to Stage - An In-Depth Look at Broadway's Latest Adaptations
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 1, 2017

Whether they will earn rave reviews from critics and audiences alike remains to be seen, but today BWW takes an in-depth look at this season's screen-to-stage offerings. (more...)

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