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Photo Coverage: Musicals in Mufti Series Presents MILK AND HONEYPhoto Coverage: Musicals in Mufti Series Presents MILK AND HONEY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jan 30, 2017

Launching the Winter 2017 Musical in Mufti series is Milk and Honey, book by Don Appell, music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.  Marking the Broadway debut of the incomparable Jerry Herman, Milk and Honey centers on the romance between two Americans in Israel-a lonely widow on tour and an unhappily married man visiting his daughter. (more...)

First Look: Shalom! Shalom! Jerry Herman's Lost Classic MILK AND HONEY Launches York Theatre Co's Mufti SeriesFirst Look: Shalom! Shalom! Jerry Herman's Lost Classic MILK AND HONEY Launches York Theatre Co's Mufti Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2017

Shalom!  Shalom!  The York Theatre Company presents the first of three shows in the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series:  the 1961 musical Milk and Honey, with book by Don Appell, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman.  Performances beganJanuary 28, 2017 for 11-performances only through February 5, 2017 at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue).  Openign Night is January 29, 2017. (more...)

MILK AND HONEY Begins This Weekend at York Theatre CompanyMILK AND HONEY Begins This Weekend at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and the preservation of musical gems from the past, presents the first of three shows in the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series: the 1961 musical Milk and Honey, with book by Don Appell, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. A friendly reminder that performances begin Saturday afternoon, January 28, 2017 for 11-performances only through February 5, 2017 at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of MILK AND HONEY at York Theatre CompanyPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of MILK AND HONEY at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

The York Theatre Company presents the first of three shows in the Winter 2017 Musicals in Mufti Series: the 1961 musical Milk and Honey, with book by Don Appell, and music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. Performances begin Saturday afternoon, January 28, 2017 for 11 performances only through February 5, 2017 at the York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Scroll down to meet the company! (more...)

VIDEO: FUN HOME Cast Thanks Their Fans with 'When I'm Gone' VideoVIDEO: FUN HOME Cast Thanks Their Fans with 'When I'm Gone' Video
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Today, the company of FUN HOME wanted to say one last thank you to their fans for their incredible run by making a video, created by Perry Sherman, to Anna Kendrick's 'When I'm Gone'. (more...)

AUDIO: FUN HOME's Alison Bechdel: 'My Father Would Be Ecstatic'AUDIO: FUN HOME's Alison Bechdel: 'My Father Would Be Ecstatic'
by Michael Dale - Jun 28, 2016

The writer of the musical's source graphic memoir talks about seeing her life onstage. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Celebrates Pride with Compilation of Fans Singing 'Ring of Keys'STAGE TUBE: FUN HOME Celebrates Pride with Compilation of Fans Singing 'Ring of Keys'
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2016

In honor of LGBT Pride Month, FUN HOME took to Twitter to post a compilation video, featuring a wide variety of performers covering the show's 'Ring of Keys.' Watch the video below! (more...)

Breaking News: FUN HOME Will Play Final Performance on Broadway This FallBreaking News: FUN HOME Will Play Final Performance on Broadway This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

Fun Home, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will play its final performance on Broadway on Saturday, September 10 at 8 PM, it was announced today. The show, which opened on April 19, 2015, will have played 26 preview and 582 regular performances on Broadway at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th St) and 114 performances Off Broadway at The Public Theater. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

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Broadway's FUN HOME Forms New Partnership with PFLAG NationalBroadway's FUN HOME Forms New Partnership with PFLAG National
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2016

Producers Fox Theatricals and Barbara Whitman announced today that Fun Home, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, has partnered with PFLAG, the nation's largest organization of families, friends and allies to the LGBTQ community, with multiple initiatives both in and out of the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th St). (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway's FUN HOME Welcomes Plaintiffs in Historic Prop 8 CaseSTAGE TUBE: Broadway's FUN HOME Welcomes Plaintiffs in Historic Prop 8 Case
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2016

Earlier this week, the Broadway company of FUN HOME was joined by the plaintiffs who paved the way for marriage equality in the historic Proposition 8 case. The group went backstage to meet and chat with the cast following the show's final curtain - check out what they had to say below! (more...)

Days and Days! Tony-Winning FUN HOME Celebrates One Year on Broadway Today; Download 'Raincoat' Mashup!Days and Days! Tony-Winning FUN HOME Celebrates One Year on Broadway Today; Download 'Raincoat' Mashup!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

FUN HOME, the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning Best Musical, celebrates its one-year anniversary on Broadway today, April 19, where it has played 415 performances (and counting) at the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 West 50th St). (more...)

Tony Nominee Rebecca Luker Steps in for Judy Kuhn in FUN HOME, Beginning TonightTony Nominee Rebecca Luker Steps in for Judy Kuhn in FUN HOME, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker joins the cast of Fun Home, the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical, as Helen Bechdel, for a limited time beginning tonight, April 5, through May 22, 2016. (more...)

BWW Interview: Wife Swap! Rebecca Luker Gets Ready to Take Residence at FUN HOMEBWW Interview: Wife Swap! Rebecca Luker Gets Ready to Take Residence at FUN HOME
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 30, 2016

Four-time Tony Award nominee Judy Kuhn will temporarily depart FUN HOME this spring to undergo hip surgery, and it's Rebecca Luker to the rescue! On April 5, the three-time Tony Award nominee will take over as the Bechdel family matriarch in the groundbreaking and Tony Award-winning Best Musical. Luker adds FUN HOME to her long list of Broadway credits, which already includes THE SECRET GARDEN, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, THE MUSIC MAN, MARY POPPINS, CINDERELLA, and many more. Now as she prepares for her latest role, she's checking in with BroadwayWorld to update us on the process so far! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Alison Bechdel Animates New Frames for Fresh FUN HOME TV SpotSTAGE TUBE: Alison Bechdel Animates New Frames for Fresh FUN HOME TV Spot
by Stage Tube - Mar 29, 2016

A new live-action/animated TV spot for Broadway's Fun Home features new drawings by graphic artist Alison Bechdel, whose memoir inspired the Tony-winning musical. The ad is titled 'Welcome' and captures the up-close, intimate nature of the show. Check it out below before it starts airing on TV tomorrow! (more...)

Photo Flash: Alison Luff, Jeremy Hays, and More in LOCH LOMONDPhoto Flash: Alison Luff, Jeremy Hays, and More in LOCH LOMOND
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2016

Jeff Whiting (Bullets Over Broadway) directs LOCH LOMOND starring Jeremy Hays (Phantom), Alison Luff(Matilda, Wicked), Ginna Claire Mason (Wicked), and Perry Sherman (Fun Home) in a new musical that brings to life the most famous lyrics of all time: 'You take the high road and I'll take the low road.' (more...)

Alison Luff, Jeremy Hays & More Featured in LOCH LOMOND Industry Reading TodayAlison Luff, Jeremy Hays & More Featured in LOCH LOMOND Industry Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Jeff Whiting (Bullets Over Broadway) directs LOCH LOMOND, starring Jeremy Hays (Phantom), Alison Luff (Matilda, Wicked), Ginna Claire Mason (Wicked), and Perry Sherman (Fun Home) in a new musical that brings to life the most famous lyrics of all time: 'You take the high road and I'll take the low road.' (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/12-3/13/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 3/12-3/13/2016
by - Mar 13, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, March 13, 2016 - Sunday, March 13, 2016. (more...)

Alison Luff, Jeremy Hays & More Featured in LOCH LOMOND Helmed By Jeff WhitingAlison Luff, Jeremy Hays & More Featured in LOCH LOMOND Helmed By Jeff Whiting
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2016

Jeff Whiting (Bullets Over Broadway) directs LOCH LOMOND starring Jeremy Hays (Phantom), Alison Luff (Matilda, Wicked), Ginna Claire Mason (Wicked), and Perry Sherman (Fun Home) in a new musical that brings to life the most famous lyrics of all time: 'You take the high road and I'll take the low road.' (more...)

Family Research Council President Calls FUN HOME 'New York's Latest Sexual Propaganda'Family Research Council President Calls FUN HOME 'New York's Latest Sexual Propaganda'
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2016

Tony Perkins, head of the DC-based organization, objects to United States U.N. Ambassador Samantha Power taking fellow ambassador's to see the tony-winning musical. (more...)

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