Michael Di Liberto News

Hangar Theatre's AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS to Run 6/26-7/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Continuing its 40th Mainstage Season, the Hangar Theatre will present, Around the World in 80 Days by Mark Brown, from June 26 until July 5, 2014. (more...)

Review: Consider Yourself Charmed at Paper Mill's OLIVER!
by Michael Dale - Dec 04, 2013

While more Americans would be familiar with Bart's adaptation of Charles Dickens' Oliver Twist from its Oscar-winning film version, the stage show is a craftier invention. (more...)

David Garrison, Betsy Morgan, John Treacy Egan, Ethan Haberfield and Tyler Moran Star in Paper Mill Playhouse's OLIVER! Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

Paper Mill Playhouse will continue its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Charles Dickens musical Oliver!, with a holiday 'twist' for the entire family. With a book, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, Oliver! will be directed by Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee with original choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Oliver! will feature David Garrison (Fagin), best known for his role as Steve Rhoades on the hit television series Married...with Children, Betsy Morgan (Nancy), John Treacy Egan (Mr. Bumble), Jose Llana (Bill Sikes), David Hess (MR. Brownlow), Ethan Haberfield (Artful Dodger) and introducing Tyler Moran as Oliver. Oliver! will also feature 16 local boys from across the state of New Jersey who auditioned from a pool of over 200. Oliver! will play the Millburn, New Jersey theater from tonight, November 21 through December 29. The official press opening night is Sunday, December 1, 2013, at 7:00pm. (more...)

David Garrison, Betsy Morgan, John Treacy Egan, Ethan Haberfield and Tyler Moran to Star in Paper Mill Playhouse's OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

Paper Mill Playhouse will continue its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Charles Dickens musical Oliver!, with a holiday 'twist' for the entire family. With a book, music and lyrics by Lionel Bart, Oliver! will be directed by Paper Mill Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee with original choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter. Oliver! will feature David Garrison (Fagin), best known for his role as Steve Rhoades on the hit television series Married...with Children, Betsy Morgan (Nancy), John Treacy Egan (Mr. Bumble), Jose Llana (Bill Sikes), David Hess (Mr. Brownlow), Ethan Haberfield (Artful Dodger) and introducing Tyler Moran as Oliver. Oliver! will also feature 16 local boys from across the state of New Jersey who auditioned from a pool of over 200. Oliver! will play the Millburn, New Jersey theater from November 21 through December 29. The official press opening night is Sunday, December 1, 2013, at 7:00pm. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at John Herrera, Harriett D. Foy, Lilli Cooper and More in Highlights of Goodspeed's LMNOP
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 13, 2013

Goodspeed Musicals has announced the cast of LMNOP, an edgy new musical about an island whose citizens begin to lose their freedoms one letter at a time. The musical will run from July 25 to August 18 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. - Goodspeed's home for developing fresh, innovative, and original new musicals. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production highlights below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at John Herrera, Harriett D. Foy, Lilli Cooper and More in Goodspeed's LMNOP
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

Goodspeed Musicals has announced the cast of LMNOP, an edgy new musical about an island whose citizens begin to lose their freedoms one letter at a time. The musical will run from July 25 to August 18 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. - Goodspeed's home for developing fresh, innovative, and original new musicals. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Harriett D. Foy, John Herrera, Lilli Cooper and More in LMNOP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2013

Goodspeed Musicals has announced the cast of LMNOP, an edgy new musical about an island whose citizens begin to lose their freedoms one letter at a time. The musical will run from July 25 to August 18 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. - Goodspeed's home for developing fresh, innovative, and original new musicals. Check out a sneak peek of Talia Thiesfield, John Herrera, Lilli Cooper, Harriett D. Foy and Aaron Serotsky below! (more...)

Harriett D. Foy, John Herrera, Lilli Cooper and More Set for Goodspeed Musicals' LMNOP; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

Goodspeed Musicals has announced the cast of LMNOP, an edgy new musical about an island whose citizens begin to lose their freedoms one letter at a time. The musical will run from July 25 to August 18 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. - Goodspeed's home for developing fresh, innovative, and original new musicals. (more...)

Ars Nova Announces January Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jan 03, 2013

Ars Nova (Jason Eagan, Artistic Director; Jeremy Blocker, Managing Director) announces a January lineup featuring ew comedy, music and theater programming. (more...)

Lilli Cooper, Rebecca Luker and More Set for Breaking Bread Theatre's Invitation-Only ELLA MINNOW PEA, 10/25 & 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2012

New York's newest theater company Breaking Bread Theatre, under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Joe Calarco and Jen Waldman, with Third Coast Creative, present a developmental lab of the new musical Ella Minnow Pea by Larson Award-winning writers Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel. The invitation-only presentations will be held tonight, October 25 - 26. (more...)

Lilli Cooper, Rebecca Luker and More Set for Breaking Bread Theatre's Invitation-Only ELLA MINNOW PEA, 10/25 & 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2012

New York's newest theater company Breaking Bread Theatre, under the leadership of Co-Artistic Directors Joe Calarco and Jen Waldman, with Third Coast Creative, present a developmental lab of the new musical Ella Minnow Pea by Larson Award-winning writers Scott Burkell and Paul Loesel. The invitation-only presentations will be held October 25 - 26. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Kimberly Doreen Burns and More in Finger Lakes/MGR's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2012

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival and Merry Go Round Theatres presents MY FAIR LADY, now playing through August 15. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production photos below. (more...)

New York Theatre Barn in the D-Lounge Features Michael Dexter, Joel B. New in October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 07, 2011

On Monday, October 10, 2011, New York Theatre Barn will present NYTB in the D-Lounge, a monthly platform for emerging musical theatre writers (now in its 4th year), at the Daryl Roth Theatre. (more...)

Joel B.'s TO HELL AND BACK Plays Ars Nova, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2011

Larson Award Winning Composer/Lyricist Joel B. New shares music from his new emo/pop/rock musical, TO HELL AND BACK, a fantastical take on the Opheus and Eurydice myth set in present-day Nebraska. Featuring fictitious band Potatoes and Clouds and Starring Andy Kelso (Mamma Mia), Mishaela Faucher, Kevin Curtis, Michael Di Liberto, Michael Galyon, and Matt Wilson. Directed by Lori Wolter Hudson. (more...)

Joel B.'s TO HELL AND BACK Plays Ars Nova, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2011

Larson Award Winning Composer/Lyricist Joel B. New shares music from his new emo/pop/rock musical, TO HELL AND BACK, a fantastical take on the Opheus and Eurydice myth set in present-day Nebraska. Featuring fictitious band Potatoes and Clouds and Starring Andy Kelso (Mamma Mia), Mishaela Faucher, Kevin Curtis, Michael Di Liberto, Michael Galyon, and Matt Wilson. Directed by Lori Wolter Hudson. (more...)

Anderson, Moses, et al. Set for DISNEY ON CLASSIC Japanese Concert Tour, Begins 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2010

Another group of U.S. performers has arrived in Tokyo, Japan to begin Harmony Japan's 8th annual Disney on Classic concert tour. This year's concert features seven American singers, the world-renowned Tokyo Philarmonic Orchestra, and music from Disney's animated classic Beauty and the Beast as well as selections from The Lady & the Tramp, Mulan, as well as a suite from the 2010 Disney film The Prince of Persia. The 2010 cast, led by director Tony Clements, includes Broadway's Carey Anderson, Kate Margaret McCann, Jen Zappola, Chad Coudriet, Michael Di Liberto, and Norman Moses. Brad Kelley conducts the Tokyo Philharmonic 'Neverland' Orchestra. (more...)

Andrew Byrne to Present 'Exposed' at The Zipper 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 05, 2008

Composer Andrew Byrne brings his unique brand of musical parody to The Zipper Factory Theater on Sunday, October 5, 2008 with the premiere of EXPOSED: THE SONGS OF AN ANDREW BYRNE. Tagged as 'Forbidden Broadway for trashy sluts,' EXPOSED has music and lyrics by Mr. Byrne, additional lyrics by Mark Blankenship and Lisa Rothauser, and is directed by Amy Rogers. (more...)

Andrew Byrne to Present 'Exposed' at The Zipper 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2008

Composer Andrew Byrne brings his unique brand of musical parody to The Zipper Factory Theater on Sunday, October 5, 2008 with the premiere of EXPOSED: THE SONGS OF AN ANDREW BYRNE. Tagged as 'Forbidden Broadway for trashy sluts,' EXPOSED has music and lyrics by Mr. Byrne, additional lyrics by Mark Blankenship and Lisa Rothauser, and is directed by Amy Rogers. (more...)

'Exposed: The Songs of Andrew Byrne' to Open October 5 With Goodwin, Bentley and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2008

Combining the irreverence of Forbidden Broadway with the daring of Kiki and Herb, Andrew Byrne brings his unique brand of musical parody to the Zipper. Taking on everything from Sarah Palin to bathroom mishaps, Andrew and his special guests will leave you humming, cheering, and blushing...in sixteen bars or less (more...)

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