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Photo Flash: More Shots from Westchester Broadway Theatre's MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents its 40th anniversary production of Disney's and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS, a musical based on the stories of P. L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film, featuring original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, co-created by Cameron Mackintosh. Directed and Choreographed by Richard Stafford, with musical direction by Leo Carusone, the production continues now through July 27, 2014. Scroll down for new production photos from the show! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lauren Blackman and More in WBT's MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

The WBT is celebrating 40 years of Broadway Musicals & Fine Dining! For this momentous occasion, Mary Poppins is flying onto its stage. The cherished 1964 Disney film has been re-imagined into a spectacular new musical. The show has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

Mary Poppins Flies to Westchester Broadway Theatre, Now thru 7/27
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2014

The WBT is celebrating 40 years of Broadway Musicals & Fine Dining! For this momentous occasion, Mary Poppins is flying onto our stage! The cherished 1964 Disney film has been re-imagined into a spectacular new musical. The show has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. (more...)

Westchester Broadway Theatre to Celebrate 40th Anniversary, July 9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

On July 9, 2014 Westchester Broadway Theatre will celebrate its 40th Anniversary. The Theatre has a history of 184 main-stage productions and nearly a thousand Monday/Tuesday special events and concerts. WBT's objective with this world-class venue is to always provide its audiences, which come from far and wide, with the highest production values and most memorable entertainment and dining experiences. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Lauren Blackman as MARY POPPINS, Taking Flight at WBT This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The WBT is celebrating 40 years of Broadway Musicals & Fine Dining! For this momentous occasion, Mary Poppins is flying onto their stage! The cherished 1964 Disney film has been re-imagined into a spectacular new musical. The show has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. Based on the stories of P. L. Travers and the Walt Disney Film, and featuring original music and lyrics by Richard M. Sherman and Robert B. Sherman, book by Julian Fellowes, and new songs and additional music and lyrics by George Stiles and Anthony Drewe, MARY POPPINS will be directed and choreographed at Westchester Broadway Theatre by Richard Stafford, with musical direction by Leo Carusone. The show runs May 8 - July 27, 2014, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at star Lauren Blackman as Mary Poppins below! (more...)

Mary Poppins Flies to Westchester Broadway Theatre, 5/8-7/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

The WBT is celebrating 40 years of Broadway Musicals & Fine Dining! For this momentous occasion, Mary Poppins is flying onto our stage! The cherished 1964 Disney film has been re-imagined into a spectacular new musical. The show has been created, in collaboration with Cameron Mackintosh, by Academy Award-winning screenwriter and Downton Abbey creator, Julian Fellowes. (more...)

BWW TV: Vivian Reed & Deborah Cox Talk THE COUNTESS OF STORYVILLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 14, 2014

Amas Musical Theatre and The Countess of Storyville, present a developmental workshop of the new musical by Martin Silvestri (music), Joel Higgins (lyrics) and R.M. Cohen (book). This epic story of lust, love, mystery and murder will begin performances on February 12, 2014 at The Peter J. Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) and continue through February 15. Lynne Taylor-Corbett directs. The show's stars, Vivian Reed and Deborah Cox chatted with BroadwayWorld about the production and you can check out what they had to say below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside THE COUNTESS OF STORYVILLE's Meet & Greet with Deborah Cox and Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Amas Musical Theatre and The Countess of Storyville, LLC will present a developmental workshop of the new musical by Martin Silvestri (music), Joel Higgins (lyrics) and R.M. Cohen (book). This epic story of lust, love, mystery and murder will begin performances on February 12, 2014 at The Peter J. Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) and continue through February 15. Lynne Taylor-Corbett directs. Below, check out a look back at the cast's meet and greet and first rehearsal earlier this week! (more...)

Mental Notion Society to Stage SIX CHARACTERS IN SEARCH OF AN AUTHOR, 2/21-3/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

The Mental Notion Society presents their rendition of Luigi Pirandello's classic, "Six Characters in Search of an Author." A cast continues their preparation to stage a theatrical play, while suddenly six characters interrupt to not only question the aesthetic of theatre but the paths of peoples' lives. Originally performed in 1921, this classic play will return to a Chicago stage for five performances. "Six Characters in Search of an Author" makes its 5-week run every Friday at 8:00 pm (CST) from February 21st thru March 21st, 2014, at Stage773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave., Chicago, IL 60657. Tickets are $12 and may be purchased at the theater box office, or by phone (773-327-5252), or online at www.stage773.com. (more...)

Vivian Reed, Deborah Cox & More Set for Amas Musical Theatre's THE COUNTESS OF STORYVILLE; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2014

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Countess of Storyville, LLC has announced complete casting for its upcoming developmental workshop of The Countess of Storyville, a new musical by Martin Silvestri (music), Joel Higgins (lyrics) andR.M. Cohen (book). This epic story of lust, love, mystery and murder will begin performances on February 12, 2014 at The Peter J. Sharp Theatre(416 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) and continue through February 15. Lynne Taylor-Corbett directs. (more...)

Deborah Cox to Lead Amas Musical Theatre's COUNTESS OF STORYVILLE Workshop, 2/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Countess of Storyville, LLC will present a developmental workshop of The Countess of Storyville, a new musical by R.M. Cohen (book), Martin Silvestri (music), and Joel Higgins (lyrics). This epic story of lust, love, mystery and murder will feature Tony Award nominee Vivian Reed and Grammy Award nominee Deborah Cox leading a cast of 23. Performances are set to begin on February 12, 2014 at The Peter J. Sharp Theatre (416 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) and continue through February 14. Lynne Taylor-Corbett directs. (more...)

MCGOLDRICKS' THREAD Takes Three Awards at ORIGIN'S 1ST IRISH 2013; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 01, 2013

The musical "McGoldricks' Thread" sowed up three major awards at the closing ceremonies last night of the sixth Origin's 1st Irish Theatre Festival, held at Papillon Bistro & Bar, 22 East 54th Street. The crowd-pleasing show, brimming with Irish step dancing performed by a youth-dominated cast, won for Best Production, and Best Direction for Kira Simring. The production also was honored with the Festival's Special Jury Prize. (more...)

ORIGIN'S 1ST IRISH 2013 Announces Nominees for Awards Monday
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2013

Nominations for the top awards of Origin's 1st Irish 2013 are being announced today for an Awards Ceremony hosted by Papillon Bistro & Bar, 22 East 54th Street on Monday September 30 at 7pm. In all eight plays were seen in competition during the month-long festival which began on September 2. The sixth annual edition of 1st Irish, the first and only festival in the world dedicated to Irish playwrights, welcomed two productions from Ireland, and six from the U.S. by contemporary Irish playwrights from Belfast, Dublin, Boston and New York. A total of six were world premieres. (more...)

MCGOLDRICK'S THREAD World Premiere at 1st Irish Theater Festival Sells Out
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2013

MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN is pleased to announce the world premiere production of Marianne Driscoll's MCGOLDRICK'S THREAD, with additional lyrics by Eliot Riskin, music by Ronnie D'Addario, dance arrangements by Patrick Mangan, choreography by Riverdance alums Jason Oremus and Garrett Coleman and directed by Kira Simring initial performances sold-out prior to the public announcement. MCGOLDRICK'S THREAD will play a two-week Off-Broadway limited engagement, as part of the 1st Irish Theater Festival, at St. Marks Theatre 80 (80 St. Marks Pl, NYC). Performances begin Wednesday, September 11 additional performances have been added to accommodate audience demand: Sept. 14th & 28th at 2:00 p.m. and Sept. 17th & 24th at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Richard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to Star in Peccadillo's LIGHT UP THE SKY Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY tonight, July 29th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) The evening will be directed and hosted by Christopher Hart, the son of playwright Moss Hart and actress Kitty Carlisle Hart. Featured in the cast of LIGHT UP THE SKY are Peter Cormican (Follies, The Rivalry), Charles E. Gerber ("Royal Pains," "Third Watch"), Lucy Martin (Children of a Lesser God, The Sister Rosensweig), Michael Quinlan ("Blue Bloods," Death of a Salesman w/Dustin Hoffman), Bruch Reed (Lombardi), Tony Triano (The Man Who Came to Dinner), Marisa Vitale ("Bored to Death"), and John Wernke (The Lyons, The Royal Family). (more...)

Richard Easton, Liz Larsen and More Star in Peccadillo's LIGHT UP THE SKY Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY tonight, July 29th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) (more...)

Christopher Hart to Host & Direct Peccadillo Theater Co.'s Staged Reading of LIGHT UP THE SKY, 7/29; Richard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to Star
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY this Today, July 29th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) The evening will be hosted and directed by Christopher Hart, the son of playwright Moss Hart and actress Kitty Carlisle Hart. Featured in the cast of LIGHT UP THE SKY are Peter Cormican (Follies, The Rivalry), Charles E. Gerber ("Royal Pains," "Third Watch"), Lucy Martin (Children of a Lesser God, The Sister Rosensweig), Michael Quinlan ("Blue Bloods," Death of a Salesman w/Dustin Hoffman), Bruch Reed (Lombardi), Tony Triano (The Man Who Came to Dinner), Marisa Vitale ("Bored to Death"), and John Wernke (The Lyons, The Royal Family). (more...)

Christopher Hart to Host & Direct Peccadillo Theater Co.'s Staged Reading of LIGHT UP THE SKY, 7/29; Richard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to Star
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY this Monday, July 29th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) The evening will be hosted and directed by Christopher Hart, the son of playwright Moss Hart and actress Kitty Carlisle Hart. Featured in the cast of LIGHT UP THE SKY are Peter Cormican (Follies, The Rivalry), Charles E. Gerber ("Royal Pains," "Third Watch"), Lucy Martin (Children of a Lesser God, The Sister Rosensweig), Michael Quinlan ("Blue Bloods," Death of a Salesman w/Dustin Hoffman), Bruch Reed (Lombardi), Tony Triano (The Man Who Came to Dinner), Marisa Vitale ("Bored to Death"), and John Wernke (The Lyons, The Royal Family). (more...)

Richard Easton, Liz Larsen and More to Star in Peccadillo's LIGHT UP THE SKY Reading; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY Monday, July 29th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) (more...)

Photo Flash: Harbor Lights Theater Company's OLIVER, Now Through 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2013

The Harbor Lights Theater Company is pleased to announce its much anticipated production of Lionel Bart's classic - Oliver! - the tale of the orphan who dared ask for more, based on the beloved novel by Charles Dickens. Check out a first look below! (more...)

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