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Photo Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of A BRONX TALEPhoto Coverage: Paper Mill Playhouse Celebrates Opening Night of A BRONX TALE
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 15, 2016

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the world premiere musical A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL. The musical is co-directed by two-time Oscar winner Robert De Niro and four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks, with choreography by four-time Drama Desk Award nominee Sergio Trujillo. A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL features a book by Chazz Palminteri, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Glenn Slater. A BRONX TALE: THE MUSICAL runs at the Millburn, New Jersey theater now through March 6, 2016. The official press opening was last night, February 14. BroadwayWorld was there for the special occasion and you can go inside the after party below! (more...)

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Cast Recording Tops Billboard's Albums ChartTHE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Cast Recording Tops Billboard's Albums Chart
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

The highly anticipated Studio Cast Recording of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical, Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, debuted in the top spot on Billboard's Cast Albums chart. The album, available from Ghostlight Records, is also the 14th bestselling current album overall for the week and number 47 on the Billboard Top 200.  Digitally, the recording soared to number 5 on the iTunes Top Albums chart in its first day and was number 9 on Billboard's Current Digital Albums chart for its first week. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz & More Go Inside the Recording Studio for 'HUNCHBACK' Cast AlbumSTAGE TUBE: Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz & More Go Inside the Recording Studio for 'HUNCHBACK' Cast Album
by Stage Tube - Jan 22, 2016

The highly anticipated Studio Cast Recording of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical, Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, is now available from Ghostlight Records. Check it out below! (more...)

AUDIO: More 'HUNCHBACK' Music! Listen to 'Made of Stone' from the New AlbumAUDIO: More 'HUNCHBACK' Music! Listen to 'Made of Stone' from the New Album
by Stage Tube - Jan 16, 2016

Throughout the week, BroadwayWorld has been rolling out some preview tracks from the album, and we have another one today! Below, take a listen to 'Made of Stone.' (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Michael Arden Record 'Out There' from THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAMEVIDEO: Watch Michael Arden Record 'Out There' from THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2016

Beginning today, fans who pre-order the album on iTunes will be able to download four tracks, including the soaring 'Out There,' immediately. Below, watch Michael Arden record the moving number 'Out There' from the production. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Licensing Now Available for Disney's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME; Go Inside Recording Studio!STAGE TUBE: Licensing Now Available for Disney's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME; Go Inside Recording Studio!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical, Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, is now available for professional licensing exclusively through Music Theatre International (212-541-4684, www.MTIshows.com). (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside the Recording Studio with the Cast of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME!Photo Flash: Inside the Recording Studio with the Cast of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

The American Premiere Studio Cast Recording of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the only stage collaboration from two masters of the American musical, Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz, was recorded at the historic Avatar Studios from September 28-30. BroadwayWorld brings you a look inside the process below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Quasi Comes to Jersey- Inside Opening Night of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill PlayhousePhoto Coverage: Quasi Comes to Jersey- Inside Opening Night of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Kevin Thomas Garcia - Mar 16, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame (which first played to rave reviews in La Jolla), which opened last night, March 15. Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Chase Brock. BroadwayWorld was there for opening night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Opens Tonight at Paper Mill, Starring Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee, and MoreTHE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Opens Tonight at Paper Mill, Starring Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee, and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame (which first played to rave reviews in La Jolla). Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Chase Brock. (more...)

Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, Beginning Tonight at Paper MillMichael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, Beginning Tonight at Paper Mill
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse presents The Hunchback of Notre Dame (which first played to rave reviews in La Jolla). Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Chase Brock. (more...)

'HUNCHBACK' Stars Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS Tonight'HUNCHBACK' Stars Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Tonight, February 5, Broadway Sessions welcomes cast members from the upcoming Papermill Playhouse production of Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame. (more...)

'HUNCHBACK' Stars Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week'HUNCHBACK' Stars Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2015

This Thursday, 2-5, Broadway Sessions welcomes cast members from the upcoming Papermill Playhouse production of Disney's The Hunchback of Notre Dame. (more...)

Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring; Full Cast Announced!Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the full cast for its production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame (which first played to rave reviews in La Jolla). Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Chase Brock. (more...)

Josh Young, Alison Luff & More to Star in Industry Readings of New Musical GLORY RIDEJosh Young, Alison Luff & More to Star in Industry Readings of New Musical GLORY RIDE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Dan Knechtges (Lysistrata Jones, Xanadu) will direct a January 8-9 industry reading of the new musical GLORY RIDE. Tony Award nominee Josh Young (Jesus Christ Superstar), Alison Luff (Matilda), Quinn van Antwerp (Jersey Boys), and Herndon Lackey (Les Miserables) will lead the cast. (more...)

Patrick Page, Michael Arden, Ciara Renee & More to Lead THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at La Jolla Playhouse!Patrick Page, Michael Arden, Ciara Renee & More to Lead THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at La Jolla Playhouse!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the cast for its upcoming U.S. premiere musical, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, featuring a score by the multiple Academy, Grammy and Tony Award-winning team of composer Alan Menken (Newsies, Little Shop of Horrors) and lyricist Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin), book by Peter Parnell (The West Wing, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever) and direction by Scott Schwartz (Playhouse's Jane Eyre, Broadway's Golda's Balcony). Produced in association with Paper Mill Playhouse, by special arrangement with Disney Theatrical Productions, The Hunchback of Notre Dame will run October 26 - December 7, 2014 in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Tonight, January 31, 2014Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Tonight, January 31, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 31, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC tonight, January 31, 2014! (more...)

Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Friday, January 31, 2014Scoop: THE NEIGHBORS on ABC - Friday, January 31, 2014
by TV Scoop - Jan 13, 2014

Get all the scoop on THE NEIGHBORS, airing on ABC on Friday, January 31, 2014! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tonya Pinkins and More at Shakespeare & Company's BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES GalaPhoto Flash: Tonya Pinkins and More at Shakespeare & Company's BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

From the elegant cocktail reception, to the stunning performance, the sumptuous dinner and the extraordinary VIP after-party, Broadway in the Berkshires, Shakespeare & Company's Gala Celebration was a resounding hit! On July 9, Artistic Director Tony Simotes welcomed a full house at the Tina Packer Playhouse (formerly Founders' Theatre) and a multitude of Broadway, opera and dance artists for the spectacular one-night-only benefit performance. Proceeds from Broadway in the Berkshires will support the Company's wide-reaching and nationally-recognized Training and Education programs. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Photo Flash: Shakespeare & Company's BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES GalaPhoto Flash: Shakespeare & Company's BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2013

From the elegant cocktail reception, to the dazzling performance, the delicious dinner and the extraordinary VIP after-party, Broadway in the Berkshires, Shakespeare & Company's Gala Celebration was a resounding hit! Last evening Artistic Director Tony Simotes welcomed a full house at the Tina Packer Playhouse (formerly Founders' Theatre) and a multitude of Broadway, opera and dance artists for the spectacular one-night-only benefit performance. Proceeds from Broadway in the Berkshires will support the Company's wide-reaching and nationally-recognized Training and Education programs. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Shakespeare & Co Holds Benefit Performance of BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES TonightShakespeare & Co Holds Benefit Performance of BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2013

Shakespeare & Company Artistic Director Tony Simotes announces a special one-night-only Benefit Performance of BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES tonight, July 8th at The Tina Packer Playhouse, 70 Kemble Street, Lenox, MA. Proceeds from the event will benefit Shakespeare & Company's internationally-acclaimed Education and Training Programs. (more...)

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