Musical Theatre Works News

Musical Theatre Factory Sets Full 2016-17 Season with Residencies, Concerts, Roundtables & MoreMusical Theatre Factory Sets Full 2016-17 Season with Residencies, Concerts, Roundtables & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

On the heels of joining Playwrights Horizons Resident Company Program, Musical Theatre Factory (MTF), under the direction of Founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack, has announced its first full season of programming since its founding in January 2014. (more...)

Barrington's BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER with Annie Golden Gets Concert at Joe's PubBarrington's BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER with Annie Golden Gets Concert at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

In its first season in residency at Playwrights Horizons, Musical Theatre Factory, under the direction of Founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack, announces a concert version of Barrington Stage Company's critically acclaimed production, BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER. (more...)

BWW Interview: Peter Marc Jacobson Climbing MOUNT VERNON on His Quest For the Perfect Broadway ProjectBWW Interview: Peter Marc Jacobson Climbing MOUNT VERNON on His Quest For the Perfect Broadway Project
by Gil Kaan - Aug 19, 2016

Director/Writer/Actor Peter Marc Jacobson's latest directorial project MOUNT VERNON re-opens August 26, 2016 at the Hudson Guild after its successful world premiere in this year's Hollywood Fringe Festival. (more...)

Musical Theatre Factory Takes Up Residency at Playwrights HorizonsMusical Theatre Factory Takes Up Residency at Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Playwrights Horizons today announced Musical Theatre Factory as the second theater company to join its Resident Company Program. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Lily James and More Set for West End Gala ENCORE: 40 YEARS OF NYMTJason Robert Brown, Lily James and More Set for West End Gala ENCORE: 40 YEARS OF NYMT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The National Youth Music Theatre is to celebrate its 40th birthday in style - with ENCORE: 40 Years of NYMT, a star-studded West End gala night at the Adelphi Theatre. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company to Offer Adult Acting Class This FallCentenary Stage Company to Offer Adult Acting Class This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

The professional Centenary Stage Company (CSC) , the regional theatre in residence on the campus of Centenary University, will offer an Adult Acting Workshop this fall, open to the public. (more...)

Kentucky Arts Students 'Promised' One 'Boss' ExperienceKentucky Arts Students 'Promised' One 'Boss' Experience
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

'Talk about a dream and try and make it real,' those are the words of one of the world's most popular rock and roll icons, Bruce Springsteen. (more...)

FANCY NANCY: SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS to Return to the City TheatreFANCY NANCY: SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS to Return to the City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2016

Families will join Nancy in a very fancy holiday celebration as Fancy Nancy: Splediferous Christmas plays at the City Theatre from Friday, December 16 to Sunday, December 18. (more...)

Prospect Theatre Company to Premiere ARCHETYPE: July 27-31Prospect Theatre Company to Premiere ARCHETYPE: July 27-31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

Prospect Theater Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber, presentsARCHETYPE, a collection of six new mini-musicals, the culminating production of Prospect's 2016 Musical Theater Lab (the company's 10th lab production).  ARCHETYPE will play from July 27 - 31 at The Theater at the 14th Street Y (344 East 14th Street @ 1st Ave., NYC). (more...)

Rebecca Kane Burton Goes from The O2 to Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful TheatresRebecca Kane Burton Goes from The O2 to Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2016

Really Useful Theatres ('RUT') is very pleased to announce that with effect from 1st September 2016 Rebecca Kane Burton, currently Vice President and General Manager of The O2 in London, will become its new Managing Director. (more...)

MAN OF LA MANCHA to Replace MOBY-DICK in Utah Opera's 2016-17 SeasonMAN OF LA MANCHA to Replace MOBY-DICK in Utah Opera's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Utah Opera announced the addition of one of the most loved musical masterpieces, Mitch Leigh's “Man of La Mancha,” in January 2017, in replacement of Jake Heggie and Gene Scheer's “Moby-Dick,” which has been rescheduled to the 2017-18 season. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre to Close 2015-16 Season with MAN OF LA MANCHABristol Riverside Theatre to Close 2015-16 Season with MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Bristol Riverside Theatre concludes its 2015-2016 season daring audiences to "dream the impossible dream" with the ever-popular musical Man of La Mancha running May 10-June 5.  With music by Mitch Leigh, lyrics by Joe Darion, and book by Dale Wasserman, the production is directed by Keith Baker and features the triumphant return of Gypsy star Robert Newman, joined by Sharon Alexander, Julian Brightman, Lauren Cupples, Robert Farruggia, Tamra Hayden, Christopher Roche, Danny Rutigliano, Dwayne Alistair Thomas, and Danny Vaccaro.  The cast is supplemented by the ensemble of Rajeer Alford, Daniel Bontempo, Elena Camp, Will Connell, Stephan Dagrosa, John DiFerdinando, Adam Hoyak, Kevin Murray, and Victor Rodriguez. (more...)

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Welcome Noel Coward Expert Geoffrey Johnson, 4/20Milwaukee Chamber Theatre to Welcome Noel Coward Expert Geoffrey Johnson, 4/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) welcomes Geoffrey Johnson, longtime friend and representative of Noel Coward and a Trustee of the Noel Coward Foundation, as he shares personal reflections on the playwright. From Ten Chimneys to Jamaica, New York to London, we'll be treated to an intimate look at the last decade of Coward's life. Randy Bryant, Executive Director of Ten Chimneys - where Coward was a frequent guest - will moderate the presentation. "Remembering Noel" will be at the Broadway Theatre Center on Wednesday, April 20 as part of MCT's ViewPoints series in conjunction with our production of Coward's FALLEN ANGELS.  The ViewPoints presentation is free and open to the public and will begin at 6:30 p.m. immediately before the 7:30 p.m. evening performance of FALLEN ANGELS. (more...)

MCT's FALLEN ANGELS to Run 4/14-5/1MCT's FALLEN ANGELS to Run 4/14-5/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Milwaukee Chamber Theatre closes it 2015-2016 season with the stylish, witty and sparking classic, FALLEN ANGELS by the master of comedy Noel Coward, April 14 - May 1, 2016. Producing Artistic Director C. Michael Wright will direct MCT favorites Kay Allmand, Matt Koester, Beth Mulkerron, Rick Pendzich, Molly Rhode and Chase Stoeger. FALLEN ANGELS performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward. (more...)

Vital Theatre Company Extends TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGONVital Theatre Company Extends TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2016

The award-winning VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce the extension of TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON through May 22nd, 2016. (more...)

The Florentine Opera's 83rd Season to Feature a World Premiere, Classics and More!The Florentine Opera's 83rd Season to Feature a World Premiere, Classics and More!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

The Florentine Opera Company General Director William Florescu announced the nation's sixth oldest opera company's 83Rd season with a 'grand reveal party' in the Marcus Centers newly renovated Wilson Theater at Vogel Hall: (more...)

Vital Theatre Company's TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON Extends Through May 22Vital Theatre Company's TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON Extends Through May 22
by BroadwayWorld JR - Feb 16, 2016

The award-winning Vital Theatre Company has just announced the extension of TWINKLE TAMES A DRAGON through May 22nd, 2016. (more...)

Florida Theatrical Association Unveils 'New Musical Discovery Series'Florida Theatrical Association Unveils 'New Musical Discovery Series'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

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The School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2016 ProgramsThe School at Jacob's Pillow Sets 2016 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

In the summer of 2016, The School at Jacob's Pillow, a world renowned center for professional dance training with diversely experienced and international artists will present Professional Advancement Programs in Ballet, Contemporary, Musical Theatre Dance, and a new program titled Improv Traditions & Innovations: From Ring Shout to Blues to Jazz. These programs will take place during the 84th annual Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, led by a highly-distinguished artist faculty, and offer an incomparable combination of studio, performance, and Festival experiences. (more...)

Davis & Cohen's BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL to Premiere at Berkeley Playhouse This WinterDavis & Cohen's BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL to Premiere at Berkeley Playhouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to report that Berkeley Playhouse will present the world premiere of BRIDGES: A NEW MUSICAL, with lyrics and book by Cheryl L. Davis (2009 Writers' Guild Award winner and Daytime Emmy Award nominee for As the World Turns), composed by Douglas J. Cohen (2005 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Lyrics for Off-Broadway's Children's Letters to God, Richard Rodgers Grants and the Gilman & Conzalez-Falla Theatre Foundation Award for Off-Broadway's No Way to Treat a Lady), and conceived by Founding Artistic Director Elizabeth McKoy (developer of new musical theatre works for Berkeley Playhouse including: Born And Raised, Bravado, and Just So Stories). (more...)

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