Morgan James News

TUNE IN TIME Game Show to Add Holiday Spin at York Theatre CompanyTUNE IN TIME Game Show to Add Holiday Spin at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The York Theatre Company welcomes a special holiday celebration with the December installment of the game show for musical theater lovers, Tune in Time, presented by Amy Engelhardt and Heather Shields, hosted by Emily McNamara, with Musical Director Nate Buccieri and annoyingly insistent timekeeper Sheila Head, with celebrity judges Nick Corley (A Christmas Carol, The Musical), Brandon Ellis (It's a Wonderful Life Radio Play) and Kirsten Wyatt (Elf, A Christmas Story), all of whom are veterans of one Christmas musical or another. (more...)

Geoff Tate, Jon B., Josh Ritter and More Coming Up at City Winery ChicagoGeoff Tate, Jon B., Josh Ritter and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Geoff Tate, 90's R&B artist Jon B, Russian crossover artist Emin, Academy of Country Music award-winner Jack Ingram and more. (more...)

Natalie Weiss To Perform Music Box Concert and Teach in Cleveland Musical Theatre Intensive Educational ProgramNatalie Weiss To Perform Music Box Concert and Teach in Cleveland Musical Theatre Intensive Educational Program
by Roy Berko - Dec 6, 2016

Cleveland Music Theatre (CMT), the brainchild of native Clevelanders Miles Sternfeld and Sean Patrick, was created to provide Northeast Ohio with high quality, engaging, locally produced musical theater by uniting Cleveland's most talented artists with Broadway/national talent, while creating educational opportunities for rising professional actors. (more...)

Alex Newell Joins Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert Starring Shoshana Bean and Morgan JamesAlex Newell Joins Cast of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Concert Starring Shoshana Bean and Morgan James
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

Morgan James, Richard Amelius and Torya Beard present Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in concert, featuring Broadway veterans and powerhouse vocalists, Morgan James (Motown: The Musical, Godspell, The Addams Family) and Shoshana Bean (Hairspray, Wicked) and Big Beat Records recording artist Alex Newell (Glee). The one- night-only female-centered concert of Tim Rice and Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera will be directed by Richard Amelius (Time Between Us, Empty City), with musical direction by Julie McBride (Amazing Grace, Finding Neverland). A cast of 13 singers will perform the complete score, accompanied by an all-female band. Full cast to be announced. (more...)

Robert Creighton and Christine Ebersole Join Roster of Broadway's Best to Honor Joel Grey at 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala 12/5Robert Creighton and Christine Ebersole Join Roster of Broadway's Best to Honor Joel Grey at 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced Robert Creighton (Cagney), and Christine Ebersole (Grey Gardens) will join some of Broadway's best - Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Sutton Foster (Anything Goes), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), and Bernadette Peters (George M) (all subject to change) - scheduled to appear as guest performers to honor legendary Oscar® and Tony® Award-winner Joel Grey with the 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 2016 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday, December 5, 2016 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

Sutton Foster, Rory O'Malley, Bernadette Peters and More Join York Theatre Company's 2016 Gala Honoring Joel GreySutton Foster, Rory O'Malley, Bernadette Peters and More Join York Theatre Company's 2016 Gala Honoring Joel Grey
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced that several of Broadway's best - Carolee Carmello (Finding Neverland), Sutton Foster (Anything Goes), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), Rory O'Malley (The Book of Mormon), and Bernadette Peters (George M) (all subject to change) - are scheduled to appear as guest performers to honor legendary Oscar- and Tony Award-winner Joel Grey with the 25th Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 2016 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala on Monday, December 5, 2016 at The Asia Society (725 Park Avenue). (more...)

SOMI, Megan Hilty, Gabrielle Hamilton, Mara Wilson, BD Wong & More, Nightly at Joe's Pub, 12/1-11SOMI, Megan Hilty, Gabrielle Hamilton, Mara Wilson, BD Wong & More, Nightly at Joe's Pub, 12/1-11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

Beloved jazz songbird Somi returns with a special new work-in-progress called Dreaming Zenzile, detailing the life of legendary activist and singer Miriam Makeba. Dreaming Zenzile is directed by Liesl Tommy, whose most recent works include Eclipsed (at The Public and on Broadway) and Party People (The Public), and stars Somi.    (more...)

Candlebox, Stephen Lynch, Josh Ritter & More On-Sale at City Winery ChicagoCandlebox, Stephen Lynch, Josh Ritter & More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces an intimate acoustic duo performance by '90s Seattle rock & roll band Candlebox, comedian, musician and Tony Award-nominated actor Stephen Lynch, contemporary folk artist Josh Ritter andmore. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, December 1, at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Tuck In With A Tasty Post-Thanksgiving Treat at York Theatre Company's TUNE IN TIMETuck In With A Tasty Post-Thanksgiving Treat at York Theatre Company's TUNE IN TIME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The York Theatre Company welcomes a special tasty post-Thanksgiving treat with the November installment of the game show for musical theater lovers, Tune in Time. (more...)


by Jennifer Broski - Nov 22, 2016

Broadway Dreams just held its annual Night of Dreams Gala, honoring Tony Award-winning lyricist and composer Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty with the inaugural Arts Advancement Award. Point Park University was the leading education sponsor of the event. (more...)

Stephan Jenkins, Res and More on Sale at City Winery ChicagoStephan Jenkins, Res and More on Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

 City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces powerful singer Res, pop rock band Freddy Jones Band and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Wednesday, November 23, at noon at citywinery.com/chicago. (more...)

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's PubJasmine Cephas Jones, Megan Hilty, Adrienne Truscott and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running November 23 - December 4, 2016. Scroll down for details!  (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening of A TASTE OF THINGS TO COMEPhoto Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening of A TASTE OF THINGS TO COME
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 18, 2016

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, in association with Staci Levine and What's Cookin' LLC, presented the New York premiere of the saucy new musical A Taste of Things to Come, with book, music and lyrics by Debra Barsha (Radiant Baby) and Hollye Levin (Funny Business) last night and BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night. (more...)

John Turturro, Alan Cumming, Jasmine Cephas Jones and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubJohn Turturro, Alan Cumming, Jasmine Cephas Jones and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from November 16-27, 2016. (more...)

Ana Popovic, Laura Jane Grace and More Coming Up at City Winery ChicagoAna Popovic, Laura Jane Grace and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces singer/songwriter Vanessa Carlton ('A Thousand Miles'), blues guitar player/singer Ana Popovic, country music musician Rodney Crowell and more. (more...)

Pot of Gold! FINIAN'S RAINBOW, Starring Melissa Errico, Extends at Irish RepPot of Gold! FINIAN'S RAINBOW, Starring Melissa Errico, Extends at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre announced today an extension of FINIAN'S RAINBOW, which will now run through December 31. Directed and adapted by Charlotte Moore (Da), FINIAN'S RAINBOW began previews on October 26, 2016, and officially opened November 6, 2016 at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. (more...)

Jasmine Cephas Jones, Reverend Billy and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubJasmine Cephas Jones, Reverend Billy and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from November 9-20. Scroll down for details! (more...)

New Freedom Theatre Celebrates Holiday Season with the Return of Black NativityNew Freedom Theatre Celebrates Holiday Season with the Return of Black Nativity
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

New Freedom Theatre opens its 50th Anniversary season with the annual holiday favorite Black Nativity: An African Musical Play, running November 30-December 18 at Freedom Theatre (Broad and Master Streets).  (more...)

Photo Coverage: CAGNEY Celebrates Cast Recording with Barnes and Noble EventPhoto Coverage: CAGNEY Celebrates Cast Recording with Barnes and Noble Event
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 3, 2016

Cagney, the hit musical about James Cagney currently playing at The Westside Theater, Upstairs, celebrated the release of its original New York cast recording with a special live performance and CD signing at Barnes & Noble, Upper East Side, 150 East 86th St. (at Lexington Ave), on Thursday. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Melissa Errico, Ryan Silverman and More in FINIAN'S RAINBOW at Irish RepPhoto Flash: First Look at Melissa Errico, Ryan Silverman and More in FINIAN'S RAINBOW at Irish Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre presents FINIAN'S RAINBOW, directed and adapted by Charlotte Moore (Da), at Irish Rep Theatre (132 West 22nd Street) on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage. The production is currently in previews and officially opens on November 6, 2016, running through December 18. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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