Musical Theatre Lab News

Barrington Stage Company to Honor William Finn at 'BSC IN NYC' BenefitBarrington Stage Company to Honor William Finn at 'BSC IN NYC' Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, will host its annual New York City Benefit, BSC In NYC, on Thursday, October 13, 2016 to celebrate the acclaimed BSC Musical Theatre Lab and honor its co-founder and Artistic Producer William Finn. (more...)

BWW Review: Annie Golden stars as Annie Golden in BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTERBWW Review: Annie Golden stars as Annie Golden in BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER
by Justin J Sacramone - Aug 25, 2016

Broadway Bounty Hunter, a new musical which opened at Barrington Stage Company on August 19th, celebrates the history of B-list movies and modern musical theatre by blending them together in hilarious fashion. At the center of this high-antic musical is Joe Iconis' psychedelic score- a surreal composure in lush form thanks to Charlie Rosen's orchestrations. Broadway Bounty Hunter proves musical theatre reaches its apex when risk is taken and boundaries are broken. (more...)

Director Departs BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, Starring Annie Golden; First Preview Canceled at BarringtonDirector Departs BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER, Starring Annie Golden; First Preview Canceled at Barrington
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC) announced today that due to creative differences, Leah C. Gardiner has parted ways with Broadway Bounty Hunter. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 8/6/2016
by - Aug 6, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 8/6/2016. (more...)

ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Annie Golden to Lead Joe Iconis' BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER at Barrington StageORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK's Annie Golden to Lead Joe Iconis' BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER at Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, Mass., has announced the Musical Theatre Lab world premiere new musical, Broadway Bounty Hunter, running from August 12 through September 4, 2016. The Press Opening is August 19 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre to Host Staged Readings of ROUND THELONIOUSAmas Musical Theatre to Host Staged Readings of ROUND THELONIOUS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2016

Amas Musical Theatre and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings for the New York premiere of 'Round Thelonious, a new play with music about the unique relationship between Rothschild heiress Pannonica (Nica) de Koenigswarter and jazz genius Thelonious Monk, written and performed by Anita Pollard. Directed by Shidan Majidi with Musical Direction by Willerm Delisfort (on piano), the readings will be held on Monday, July 25th and Tuesday, July 26th at 7pm at Ripley Greer Studios (939 Eighth Avenue - between 55th & 56th Streets).  (more...)

Niko Tsakalakos to be Joined by Annie Golden in Return to Barrington Stage, 6/20Niko Tsakalakos to be Joined by Annie Golden in Return to Barrington Stage, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, welcomes back award-winning composer Niko Tsakalakos with "The Niko Songbook" at Mr. Finn's Cabaret on June 20 at 8:00pm. Tickets are $35. (more...)

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present Preview of New Musical #MARS at St. Luke's Theatre, 6/22Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab to Present Preview of New Musical #MARS at St. Luke's Theatre, 6/22
by Stephen Hanks - Jun 11, 2016

Manhattan Musical Theatre Lab, a non-profit developmental organization founded 16 years ago by the late Director and Choreographer Bick Goss, announced that it will present a preview of the new musical #MARS at the St. Luke's Theatre on June 22 at 6:30 pm. (St. Luke's is at 308 West 46th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues.) With music by Willem Oosthuysen and book and lyrics by Laura Kleinbaum, #MARS is the story about how CBS-TV has conducted a worldwide search for qualified Americans to man the first ever mission to Mars. Tune in as Miami's premier plastic surgeon, everyone's favorite romance novelist, a girl next-door type, a retired mathematician in a wheelchair, and an actual astronaut takes human kind's next giant leap. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

? 4@15: Four New Fifteen-Minute Musicals, performed in conjunction with University of California, Irvine, will commence performances Saturday, April 16, Sunday, April 17, and Monday, April 18, for four performances only at the Royal Family Arts Centre.  Kristen Lee Rosenfeld serves as Music Director; Brian Blythe directs.  (more...)

Tom Wopat to Lead Industry Readings of Bob Stewart's AMERICAN INHERITANCETom Wopat to Lead Industry Readings of Bob Stewart's AMERICAN INHERITANCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Tony Award nominated actor Tom Wopat (A Catered Affair, Annie Get Your Gun) will lead the cast for industry readings of AMERICAN INHERITANCE, a new play by Bob Stewart. (more...)

Tony Winner William Finn to Host Barrington Stage's Season Opener; Donna McKechnie, Leslie Kritzer & More SetTony Winner William Finn to Host Barrington Stage's Season Opener; Donna McKechnie, Leslie Kritzer & More Set
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, is proud to announce Tony Award-winner William Finn's return to host the popular Songs by Ridiculously Talented Composers and Lyricists You Probably Don't Know, But Should... on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage June 10 and 11 at 8:00pm. (more...)

Carson Kreitzer, Cesar Alvarez & More Honored with American Theatre Wing's Larson Grants TodayCarson Kreitzer, Cesar Alvarez & More Honored with American Theatre Wing's Larson Grants Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

The American Theatre Wing celebrates its 2016 Jonathan Larson Grants recipients: Cesar Alvarez (book, music and lyrics), Nikko Benson (music and lyrics), Carson Kreitzer (book and lyrics), and Sam Salmond (book, music, and lyrics). (more...)

Robert Cuccioli, Harley Jay & More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's DISTANT THUNDER ReadingsRobert Cuccioli, Harley Jay & More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's DISTANT THUNDER Readings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged readings of Distant Thunder, a Native American Musical, with book by Lynne Taylor-Corbettand Shaun Taylor-Corbett, lyrics by Chris Wiseman and Shaun Taylor-Corbett, additional music by Robert Lindsey-Nassif, and music direction and arrangements by Michael Moricz. (more...)

Carson Kreitzer, Cesar Alvarez & More Among American Theatre Wing's 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant RecipientsCarson Kreitzer, Cesar Alvarez & More Among American Theatre Wing's 2016 Jonathan Larson Grant Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

? The American Theatre Wing announced today that the 2016 Jonathan Larson Grants recipients are Cesar Alvarez (book, music and lyrics), Nikko Benson (music and lyrics), Carson Kreitzer (book and lyrics), and Sam Salmond (book, music, and lyrics). Four prestigious grants of $10,000 each, totaling $40,000, will be presented on Monday, March 21, 2016 at a private event at the WNYC Greene Space. The event will feature special performances of the recipients' work. (more...)

David Christensen and Sarah Ziegler to Premiere New Song in Broadway Babylon's Feinstein's/54 Below ConcertDavid Christensen and Sarah Ziegler to Premiere New Song in Broadway Babylon's Feinstein's/54 Below Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2016

David Christensen and Sarah Ziegler wrote a new opening number for Broadway Babylon 101: Everything Old Is New Again at Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, Tomorrow, January 31st at 9:30 P.M. (more...)

ASTORIA STORIES to Celebrate Iconic Locations in Corner of QueensASTORIA STORIES to Celebrate Iconic Locations in Corner of Queens
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The Award-Winning Astoria Performing Arts Center (APAC) is pleased to announce the world premiere production of ASTORIA STORIES, directed by Artistic Director Dev Bondarin. (more...)

Lena Hall, Alex Brightman & More Will Celebrate the Drama League's 100th Birthday Tonight at Feinstein's/54 BelowLena Hall, Alex Brightman & More Will Celebrate the Drama League's 100th Birthday Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

The Drama League will celebrate a major milestone tonight that few organizations have achieved…its 100th year of service to the American theatre community. The 100th Birthday Party will be held tonight,January 11, 2016 at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street, Cellar).  The sold-out celebration will include cocktails, dinner, speeches and musical performances recognizing the history, achievements, and future of the award-winning arts education organization.   (more...)

Urban Stages Presents WATER FROM THE MOON Rock MusicalUrban Stages Presents WATER FROM THE MOON Rock Musical
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2015

Water From the Moon will play at Urban Stages January 6-17. It is a rock musical following a Grammy Award winning rock band from tech rehearsal to a Hollywood Bowl concert. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/12/2015
by - Dec 12, 2015

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/12/2015. (more...)

Goodspeed Sets Starry Group of Writing Teams for 2016 Mercer Writers ColonyGoodspeed Sets Starry Group of Writing Teams for 2016 Mercer Writers Colony
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 36 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2016 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 19 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration. BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Goodspeed has announced its 2016 participants. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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