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BWW Blog: Patti Murin of The Muny's HOLIDAY INN - Making It Work At WorkBWW Blog: Patti Murin of The Muny's HOLIDAY INN - Making It Work At Work
by Guest Blogger: Patti Murin - Jun 29, 2015

Greetings from St. Louis, MO, home of the incredible theatrical and cultural institution, the MUNY, and my in-laws, the Donnells!  (more...)

BWW TV: Bryan Batt on Heading to The MUNY in HAIRSPRAY, His Broadway Career & MoreBWW TV: Bryan Batt on Heading to The MUNY in HAIRSPRAY, His Broadway Career & More
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 24, 2015

The Muny is currently presenting Hairspray, winner of the 2003 Tony® Award for Best Musical, featuring music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman. Starring as Edna Turnblad is stage and screen vet Bryan Batt, who recently sat down the executive producer and artistic director Mike Isaacson and opened up about his career and taking on the role - check out the interview below! (more...)

Justin Guarini, Rose Hemingway & More Will Star in MOONSHINE: THAT HEE HAW MUSICAL at Dallas Theater CenterJustin Guarini, Rose Hemingway & More Will Star in MOONSHINE: THAT HEE HAW MUSICAL at Dallas Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2015

Producers Opry Entertainment and Fox Theatricals, in conjunction with Dallas Theater Center, have announced complete casting for the Dallas Theater Center's World Premiere engagement of MOONSHINE: That Hee Haw Musical, a new musical comedy lovingly (and loosely) inspired by the classic TV series (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the 2015 Tony Award Winners, Part 3 - Kelli O'Hara, Michael Cerveris, FUN HOME Team and More!Photo Coverage: Meet the 2015 Tony Award Winners, Part 3 - Kelli O'Hara, Michael Cerveris, FUN HOME Team and More!
by Walter McBride - Jun 8, 2015

Below, BroadwayWorld has more shots from the winners' room, including THE KING AND I's Kelli O'Hara, Michael Cerveris, plus the team from FUN HOME and More! (more...)

Full Cast Set for OKLAHOMA! at The Muny, Featuring Beth Leavel, Ben Davis & MoreFull Cast Set for OKLAHOMA! at The Muny, Featuring Beth Leavel, Ben Davis & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production of Oklahoma! (August 10 -16) directed by Rob Ruggiero, choreographed by Susan Stroman and music directed by Kevin Stites. Ginger Thatcher will restage Ms. Stroman's choreography. (more...)

Kate Rockwell & Nicholas Rodriguez to Star in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the MunyKate Rockwell & Nicholas Rodriguez to Star in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast (July 29 - August 7). With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, this beloved family classic is directed by Matt Lenz, choreographed by Vince Pesce and music directed by Ben Whiteley. (more...)

THEATER TALK to Host 8-Hour Tony Awards Marathon Next SundayTHEATER TALK to Host 8-Hour Tony Awards Marathon Next Sunday
by TV News Desk - May 28, 2015

On TONY Awards Sunday (June 7), CUNY TV will present 8 hours of interviews related to this year's nominated musicals, plays, and individuals - from 12 noon right up till Tony time (8 p.m. on CBS). Included in the mix is the premiere at 7 p.m. of an all-new episode of THEATER TALK, Critics Review the Broadway Season, with Ben Brantley of The New York Times, Peter Marks of The Washington Post, John Simon of the Westchester Guardian, and Terry Teachout of The Wall Street Journal. (more...)

Andy Christopher, Nicholas Rodriguez & More Will Star in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The MunyAndy Christopher, Nicholas Rodriguez & More Will Star in BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production of Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story. Written by Alan Janes, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Josh Walden and music directed by Michael Horsley. (more...)

Broadway's FUN HOME Now on Sale Through January 3Broadway's FUN HOME Now on Sale Through January 3
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

Producers Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson) and Barbara Whitman are pleased to announce that tickets for Fun Home, the Award-winning American musical based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel of the same name, are now on sale through January 3, 2016. (more...)

Paxton Whitehead, Michael McCormick & More Join Cast of MY FAIR LADY at the Muny!Paxton Whitehead, Michael McCormick & More Join Cast of MY FAIR LADY at the Muny!
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2015

The Muny announced today the complete cast for its production of Alan Jay Lerner (book & lyrics) and Frederick Loewe's (music) classic My Fair Lady. The production will be directed by Marc Bruni, choreographed by Chris Bailey and music directed by Ben Whiteley. (more...)

Mystery Woman Revealed! Meet the Real 'Joan' of FUN HOMEMystery Woman Revealed! Meet the Real 'Joan' of FUN HOME
by 30 Days of NYMF 2012 - May 20, 2015

In the 12-time Tony nominated musical Fun Home, a college-age Allison, played onstage by Emily Skeggs, sings 'Changing My Major'- a song about her new romance with 'Joan.' Based on the graphic memoir of the same name by Allison Bechdel, the musical is based on her youth, and 'Joan' indeed was a real part of her time at Oberlin College. (more...)

The Bechdels Will Hit the Road! Tony Nominated Director Sam Gold to Restage FUN HOME for National TourThe Bechdels Will Hit the Road! Tony Nominated Director Sam Gold to Restage FUN HOME for National Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Producers Fox Theatricals (Kristin Caskey, Mike Isaacson) and Barbara Whitman have announced that the coast-to-coast North American Tour of Fun Home, the twelve-time Tony Award nominated American musical based on Alison Bechdel's graphic novel of the same name, will begin in the 2016 - 2017 Season. (more...)

Taylor Louderman, Lara Teeter, Charlotte Maltby & More Join The Muny's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!Taylor Louderman, Lara Teeter, Charlotte Maltby & More Join The Muny's HAIRSPRAY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

The Muny announced today the cast for its production ofHairspray. Winner of the 2003 Tony® Award for Best Musical, it features music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman. (more...)

Updated FUN HOME Cast Recording Hits Stores TodayUpdated FUN HOME Cast Recording Hits Stores Today
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Fun Home, the Award-winning new musical, has released an updated and expanded Broadway version of the cast recording today on PS Classics. (more...)

Chita Rivera, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, CURIOUS INCIDENT & More Win at the 2015 Drama League Awards!Chita Rivera, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, CURIOUS INCIDENT & More Win at the 2015 Drama League Awards!
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2015

The Drama League (Executive Director, Gabriel Shanks) gathers for the 81st Annual Drama LeagueAwards Ceremony, hosted by 2014 Tony Award nominee, Hand to God's Steven Boyer with special guest Tyrone, today May 15, 2015 in the Broadway Ballroom at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway).  Below, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the complete list of winners live! (more...)

Nancy Opel, Noah Racey & More Join Cast of HOLIDAY INN at The MunyNancy Opel, Noah Racey & More Join Cast of HOLIDAY INN at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2015

The Muny announced today the complete cast for its production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn. Based on the 1942 film, Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn features music and lyrics by Irving Berlin with a book by Gordon Greenberg and Chad Hodge. Greenberg will direct the Muny production with choreography by Denis Jones. Musical direction is by James Moore, vocal and dance arrangements are by Sam Davis with additional arrangements by Bruce Pomahac, and orchestrations by Larry Blank. The Muny's production of Irving Berlin's Holiday Inn is its second production worldwide. (more...)

Jason Gotay, Ellen Harvey & More Join Starry Cast of INTO THE WOODS at The Muny; Full Cast Announced!Jason Gotay, Ellen Harvey & More Join Starry Cast of INTO THE WOODS at The Muny; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2015

The Muny announced today its complete cast for Stephen Sondheim (music and lyrics) and James Lapine's (book) Into The Woods, playing July 21-27. The production will be directed by Gary Griffin, choreographed by Chris Bailey and music directed by Brad Haak. (more...)

FUN HOME Producers, Circle in the Square's Paul Libin Set for CUNY TV's STOLER REPORT Next WeekFUN HOME Producers, Circle in the Square's Paul Libin Set for CUNY TV's STOLER REPORT Next Week
by TV News Desk - May 8, 2015

Michael Stoler customarily hosts executives from real estate and retail on his weekly CUNY TV business show, THE STOLER REPORT.  But Broadway is big business, too, and the producers (and landlord) of the new hit musical Fun Home are Stoler's guests, talking about the dreams and practicalities of producing a Broadway musical. (more...)

Breaking News: Beth Leavel, Bryan Batt, Heather Headley & More Sign on for The Muny's 2015 Season!Breaking News: Beth Leavel, Bryan Batt, Heather Headley & More Sign on for The Muny's 2015 Season!
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

The Muny announced today several principal cast members for the seven shows in its spectacular 97th season, which opens on June 15 with My Fair Lady. Full casts and companies will be announced throughout May. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Alexandra Silber and Anthony Andrews to 'Dance All Night' in MY FAIR LADY at The MunyBWW Exclusive: Alexandra Silber and Anthony Andrews to 'Dance All Night' in MY FAIR LADY at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2015

BroadwayWorld is ecstatic to report that The Muny in St. Louis will welcome Alexandra Silber and Anthony Andrews to the stage in its summer production of MY FAIR LADY, running June 15-21, 2015. (more...)

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