Marc Shaiman News

Date of Birth: November 22, 1959 (56)
Birth Place: Scotch Plains, NJ, USA
Gender: Male
Le Nuove Proposte Presents SOGNANDO MARILYN: IL MUSICAL Based on NBC's SMASHLe Nuove Proposte Presents SOGNANDO MARILYN: IL MUSICAL Based on NBC's SMASH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016

Dopo il grande successo ottenuto con "Pippin", "Il Piccolo Grande Emporio" e "La Piccola Bottega degli Orrori", Le Nuove Proposte ritornano sul palcoscenico con "Sognando Marilyn: Il Musical", il nuovo spettacolo che ha debuttato Sabato 07 Marzo 2015 presso il Teatro San Giovanni Bosco di Cirimido. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: THE WIZ LIVE! Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron Discuss Recent Wins at NAACP Image Awards; Plus GREASE, HAIRSPRAY, BOMBSHELL & More!BWW Exclusive: THE WIZ LIVE! Producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron Discuss Recent Wins at NAACP Image Awards; Plus GREASE, HAIRSPRAY, BOMBSHELL & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 5, 2016

THE WIZ LIVE producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron chatted with BroadwayWorld about the production's recent success at the NAACP Image Awards and more. Check out the full interview here! (more...)

TRU to Host Mediation Techniques for Producers (And Everyone), 1/30TRU to Host Mediation Techniques for Producers (And Everyone), 1/30
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU)  in association with JAMS (Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services) presents the Mediation Techniques for Producers (And Everyone): Dealing with the Off-Stage Dramas, on Saturday, January 30, 2016 from 12noon to 4:30pm at the JAMS Conference Room, The New York Times Building, 620 Eighth Avenue (btw. 40th and 41st Streets), 34th floor, NYC. (more...)

Bernadette Peters to Perform with Pacific Symphony in Valentine's Day Concert, 2/12Bernadette Peters to Perform with Pacific Symphony in Valentine's Day Concert, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Grammy-, Golden Globe- Drama Desk- and three-time Tony Award-winning actress and singer Bernadette Peters-known for her raw talent and ability to knock the socks off an audience with her glorious voice-joins Pacific Symphony just in time for Valentine's Day weekend! The ageless Peters, who boasts a decades-long successful career on the Broadway, film and television stage, recently starred in the critically acclaimed Broadway production of "Follies" after a highly successful run at the Kennedy Center, and can be seen in the Golden-Globe winning TV series, "Mozart in the Jungle." Recent hit performances (backed by orchestras) have included Peters turning up the heat for Peggy Lee's "Fever"; Rodgers and Hammerstein's "There is Nothin' Like a Dame" (from "South Pacific"); "Children Will Listen" and "No One is Alone" (from "Into the Woods"); "In Buddy's Eyes" and "Losing My Mind" (from her turn as Sally Durant Plummer in the 2011 revival of "Follies"); and "Let Me Entertain You" (from the Grammy Award-winning Broadway cast album "Gypsy"), among many, many others. (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Imagination Awards Now Open for EntriesCHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY's Imagination Awards Now Open for Entries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Renowned educationalist Sir Ken Robinson will be the Patron of The Imagination Awards, a competition launched by the award-winning West End production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, to champion creativity and inspire the next generation of theatre makers. The awards open for entries today, and close on Monday 6th June. www.imaginationawards.com (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: Harvey Fierstein For HAIRSPRAY LIVE?  He'll Do It!  Would Jackie Hoffman?TWITTER WATCH: Harvey Fierstein For HAIRSPRAY LIVE? He'll Do It! Would Jackie Hoffman?
by Michael Dale - Jan 13, 2016

Social Media has been abuzz with casting ideas once Harirspray Live was announced. (more...)

Mary Poppins bis Hamilton - Neue Cast Recordings in 2015Mary Poppins bis Hamilton - Neue Cast Recordings in 2015
by Iris Moebius - Jan 11, 2016

Wir haben hier einen Überblick uber Neuerscheinungen aus dem letzten Jahr zusammengestellt. Bei den Broadway - und West End CDs haben wir uns auf diejenigen beschrankt, die in Deutschland uber amazon oder iTunes verfugbar sind, was leider nicht immer der Fall ist (auch wenn fast alle neuen Produktionen auf CD verewigt werden). (more...)

Will Josh Bergasse Join Jack O'Brien for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY with New Song?Will Josh Bergasse Join Jack O'Brien for Broadway's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY with New Song?
by Jessica Khan - Jan 7, 2016

After news that CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY -- currently playing in the West End -- would be gaining Jack O'Brien as its new director on Broadway in spring 2017, The Daily Mail reports that choreographer Josh Bergasse has replaced Peter Darling on the creative team. (more...)

Bridget Everett, Emily Skeggs, STEW and More Coming Up This January at Joe's PubBridget Everett, Emily Skeggs, STEW and More Coming Up This January at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from January 6-17, 2016. Scroll down for details or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/4/16- HAIRSPRAYSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/4/16- HAIRSPRAY
by Stage Tube - Jan 4, 2016

Today in 2009, Hairspraiy closed at the Neil Simon Theatre after 2,641 performances. Hairspray is a musical with music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Shaiman and a book by Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan, based on the 1988 John Waters film Hairspray. The songs include 1960s-style dance music and 'downtown' rhythm and blues. In 1962 Baltimore, Maryland, plump teenager Tracy Turnblad's dream is to dance on The Corny Collins Show, a local TV dance program based on the real-life Buddy Deane Show. (more...)

(mostly)musicals to Open 3rd Season with SONGS FOR A NEW YEAR at E Spot Lounge(mostly)musicals to Open 3rd Season with SONGS FOR A NEW YEAR at E Spot Lounge
by BWW News Desk - Dec 28, 2015

(mostly)musicals returns to the E Spot Lounge on Monday, January 4 with songsforanewYEAR, the company's 15th entry in a series of themed cabarets. 'We can't wait to get 2016 - and the 3rd season of (mostly)musicals - off to a *happy* start. There are no sad songs allowed at this show!' explains producer amy francis schott. (more...)

E. Faye Butler, Amelia Jo Parish and More to Star in HAIRSPRAY at the Paramount This WinterE. Faye Butler, Amelia Jo Parish and More to Star in HAIRSPRAY at the Paramount This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2015

Get set for a high-octane ride with thrilling choreography, rockin' tunes and explosively colorful costumes - plus some really cool hairdos - when the Paramount Theatre, 23 E. Galena Blvd. in downtown Aurora, presents HAIRSPRAY - The Broadway Musical, January 20 - February 21, 2016. (more...)

BWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Jennifer Ashley Tepper- Shoshana Bean, Harvey Fierstein & More Spin the DreidelBWW's 12 Days of Christmas with Jennifer Ashley Tepper- Shoshana Bean, Harvey Fierstein & More Spin the Dreidel
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Dec 15, 2015

Deck the halls, trim the tree, and spin the dreidel. BroadwayWorld is continuing our tradition of celebrating the holiday season with a special countdown. This year we've invited Director of Programming at Feinstein's/54 Below and author of The Untold Stories of Broadway book series Jennifer Ashley Tepper to share her favorites holiday performances. Check back daily to get in the holiday spirit in time for December 25 and to find out what else made her list! (more...)

Breaking News: Sam Mendes Departs Broadway-Bound CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY; Jack O'Brien to Take His Place?Breaking News: Sam Mendes Departs Broadway-Bound CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY; Jack O'Brien to Take His Place?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

According to Variety, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, which is currently playing in the West End, will get a new director for it's Broadway run- which is aiming for the 2016-17 season. Sam Mendes will no longer helm the incoming musical due to scheduling conflicts, and rumor has  it that Jack O'Brien (who has previously worked with composers Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman in HAIRSPRAY) will fill his place. Mendes will remain as a show producer and will reportedly be a part of the selection for his replacement.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Hilarious Supporting Player Jackie Hoffman Finally Nabs The Lead in ONCE UPON A MATTRESSBWW Interview: Hilarious Supporting Player Jackie Hoffman Finally Nabs The Lead in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by Michael Dale - Dec 8, 2015

She's famous for being one of Broadway's funniest supporting players, but now she takes on a classic leading role. (more...)

KIMMY SCHMIDT, BETTER CAUL SAUL Among 2016 Writers Guild Awards Nominations; Full List!KIMMY SCHMIDT, BETTER CAUL SAUL Among 2016 Writers Guild Awards Nominations; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

The Writers Guild of America, West (WGAW) and the Writers Guild of America, East (WGAE) have announced nominations for outstanding achievement in television, new media, news, radio, and promotional writing during 2015. (more...)

VIDEO: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVE FOR YOUNG DESIGNERS: 'THE IMAGINATION AWARDS'VIDEO: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY ANNOUNCES NEW INITIATIVE FOR YOUNG DESIGNERS: 'THE IMAGINATION AWARDS'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2015

(more...)

Craig Zadan & Neil Meron Will Continue with BOMBSHELL Development After THE WIZ LIVE!Craig Zadan & Neil Meron Will Continue with BOMBSHELL Development After THE WIZ LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

Back in June, following the explosive and well-received Actors Fund benefit that featured the music of 'Bombshell' from the NBC television series 'Smash,' Universal Stage Productions announced plans to begin development on 'Bombshell' as a musical for the stage. In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, producing duo Craig Zadan and Neil Meron revealed that it won't be much longer until work on the project begins. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Primary Stages' Celebrates Shaiman and Wittman at 2015 Gala!Photo Coverage: Primary Stages' Celebrates Shaiman and Wittman at 2015 Gala!
by Walter McBride - Nov 17, 2015

The Primary Stages' 2015 Gala took place tonight, November 16, 2015 at 583 Park Avenue. The event celebrated the company and honored Tony and Grammy-winning composer and lyricists Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 11/16/2015 - Mimi Awards and Galas All Around!WAKE UP with BWW 11/16/2015 - Mimi Awards and Galas All Around!
by Jessica Khan - Nov 16, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Two playwrights get their dues at tonight's Mimi Awards, York honors Angela Lansbury, and galas take over New York City! (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 117   

BROADWAYWORLD TV

Save $$$ on Tickets to: