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Amanda McBroom and George Ball to Bring SOME ENCHANTED EVENING to 54 Below, 10/8 & 14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

Golden Globe winner, Amanda McBroom - the international nightclub and theater performer and composer of the hit song "The Rose," joins with her husband -- multi-award winning theater actor George Ball -- to present the New York debut of their show, SOME ENCHANTED EVENING -- An Evening of Love Songs for Grownups, at 54 Below. Shows are October 8th at 7pm and October 14th at 7:30pm. (more...)

Theater Actor and Singer George Ball Releases Solo Recording Debut 'Think Of Me'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 09, 2014

Award-winning theater actor/singer, George Ball, celebrates a major milestone with the immediate release of his solo recording debut, 'Think of Me' (Gecko/LML Music). Mr. Ball describes 'Think of Me' as a recording for the 'grownup at heart.' He uses his famous baritone in a contemporary format here with an unusual repertoire that embraces story songs, heartbreakers, contemporary and country-tinged tales of love in its many guises. The recording was inspired by his wife, Amanda McBroom. It is available today on iTunes, LMLMusic, Amazon and other retailers. (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Announces 26 Writers of 9 New Musicals Selected for This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director, announced the nine musicals and twenty-six writers selected for the 2014 Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, its fourth year of providing working retreats for musical theatre writers. For nine consecutive weeks beginning June 29th, each writing team will have an individual weeklong residency in Rhinebeck, New York to write their musical. They are provided with a private home, transportation, food, and a stipend. All costs are fully funded by donors including The ASCAP Foundation, The Dramatists Guild Fund, and The Noel Coward Foundation. Writers participating this year include Broadway's Mindi Dickstein (Little Women), this year's Kleban Prize winner Nathan Tysen (Burnt Part Boys), and Peter Mills, past winner of the Kleban, Fred Ebb Award, and Richard Rodgers prize. The musicals' subjects cover 19th century nautical mysteries, 20th century fairy tales, a 1970's gay bar, and modern-day meth addicts. Every score is original and styles include 16th century Renaissance, big band, folk, rock, and electronic music. (more...)

Leon Russell to Release New Studio Album, 'Life Journey,' on 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Legendary American singer and pianist Leon Russell has entertained the world for five decades, getting his start as an in-demand Wrecking Crew session player and playing on hundreds of hit records before he began releasing his own albums in 1967. (more...)

Jeff Barry, Ryan Shaw & Valerie Simpson to Perform 'A Song Is Born' at Grammy Legacy Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

The GRAMMY Foundation® will host 'A Song Is Born,' the 16th Annual GRAMMY Foundation Legacy Concert (formerly the Music Preservation Project), featuring live musical performances and archival footage from its preservation archives. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 12/22/2013
by BWW - Dec 22, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/22/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 12/15/2013
by BWW - Dec 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/15/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

Photo Flash: A Wind in the Willows Christmas at Two River Theater Opens 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presentsA Wind in the Willows Christmas, a holiday musical adapted from Kenneth Grahame's novel by composer Mike Reid, lyricist Sarah Schlesinger, and bookwriter Mindi Dickstein. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 12/08/2013
by BWW - Dec 08, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/08/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 12/01/2013
by BWW - Dec 01, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/01/2013 for New Jersey (more...)

Farah Alvin, Tituss Burgess and More Star in New Musical A WIND IN THE WILLOWS CHRISTMAS at Two River Theater, 12/8-30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2012

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the full cast and community events for A Wind in the Willows Christmas, a new musical inspired by Kenneth Grahame's children's classic, written by composer Mike Reid, lyricist Sarah Schlesinger, and bookwriter Mindi Dickstein. The world-premiere production is directed by Amanda Dehnert, with music direction by James Sampliner. (more...)

Farah Alvin, Tituss Burgess and More Star in New Musical A WIND IN THE WILLOWS CHRISTMAS at Two River Theater, Now thru 12/30
by BWW News Desk - Dec 08, 2012

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the full cast and community events for A Wind in the Willows Christmas, a new musical inspired by Kenneth Grahame's children's classic, written by composer Mike Reid, lyricist Sarah Schlesinger, and bookwriter Mindi Dickstein. The world-premiere production is directed by Amanda Dehnert, with music direction by James Sampliner. (more...)

Farah Alvin, Tituss Burgess and More Star in New Musical A WIND IN THE WILLOWS CHRISTMAS at Two River Theater, 12/8-30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2012

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces the full cast and community events for A Wind in the Willows Christmas, a new musical inspired by Kenneth Grahame's children's classic, written by composer Mike Reid, lyricist Sarah Schlesinger, and bookwriter Mindi Dickstein. The world-premiere production is directed by Amanda Dehnert, with music direction by James Sampliner. (more...)

Two River Theater Announces Fall Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2012

Two River Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, announces new information about its fall schedule for the 2012-13 Season. The eight-play season will begin in September with Suzan-Lori Parks directing her own play Topdog/Underdog on the 10th anniversary of its winning the Pulitzer Prize. (more...)

Two River Theater Announces 2012-2013 Season: PRESENT LAUGHTER Starring Michael Cumpsty and More
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2012

Two River Theater Company today announced the lineup of productions for its 2012-13 Season. (more...)

Two River Theater Company Announces Its 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 09, 2011

Two River Theater Company Artistic Director John Dias announces the lineup of plays for the theater's 2011-12 Season, the first chosen under his artistic leadership. (more...)

Tickets Now on Sale for Two River Theater's 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2011

Two River Theater announces that tickets for its 2011-2012 season, the first under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, are now on sale. (more...)

9 to 5, Jekyll & Hyde, et al. Lead Pittsburgh CLO's Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2011

Pittsburgh CLO's 2011 Summer Season will fill the Benedum Center with performances audiences will remember well into 2012. In addition to favorite local performers, this summer will be highlighted by talented Broadway stars, accomplished recording artists and veterans of the stage and screen. (more...)

Diana DeGarmo Among B'way Stars Set for in CLO's 2011 Summer Season
by Caryn Robbins - May 31, 2011

Pittsburgh CLO's 2011 Summer Season will fill the Benedum Center with performances audiences will remember well into 2012. In addition to favorite local performers, this summer will be highlighted by talented Broadway stars, accomplished recording artists and veterans of the stage and screen. (more...)

Two River Theater Company Announces Its 2011-12 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2011

Two River Theater Company Artistic Director John Dias announces the lineup of plays for the theater's 2011-12 Season, the first chosen under his artistic leadership. (more...)

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