Peter Stone News

Date Of Birth:
February 27, 1930
Date Of Death:
April 25, 2003 (73)
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Gender:
Male
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 16th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 16, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Seussical' splashes, 'The Beverly Hillbillies,' 'Clemente' and 'Hansel & Gretel' bow, 'Hank Williams' returns, 'Charlie Brown' takes a hike, plus 'Reefer Madness' at Mayne, Bill Larkin at Davenport's and showtunes at Ravinia. Plus:'Titanic' arrives as 'The Last Ship' sails! (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/4/14 - A Star-Spangled, Spectacular Broadway Weekend!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 04, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: It's the Fourth of July (yay!) and PBS's A CAPITOL FOURTH and NBC's MACY'S FOURTH OF JULY FIREWORKS SPECTACULAR round up some of the hottest talent from Broadway and the music scene tonight, THEATER TALK remembers 1776's Peter Stone, and Center Stage's digital project MY AMERICA launches on Fandor! (more...)

THEATRICAL THROWBACK THURSDAY: 1776 - 60s, 70s & 90s Style
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 03, 2014

In honor of this week's major national holiday of Independence Day, today we celebrate the most patriotic musical of them all, 1776. (more...)

Griffin Theatre to Launch 2014-15 Season with New, Intimate Staging of TITANIC, 10/18-12/7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Griffin Theatre Company will launch its 2014-15 season with a new, intimate version of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical TITANIC, with music and lyrics by Maury Yeston (Nine, Phantom), book by Peter Stone (Woman of the Year, 1776), new orchestrations by Ian Weinberger, directed by Scott Weinstein (Griffin Theatre's Spelling Bee, Chicago Shakespeare Theater's Seussical) and music direction by Elizabeth Doran (Timeline's Juno). TITANIC will play October 18 - December 7, 2014 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Casting will be announced shortly. (more...)

BWW Blog: James Beaman of Cape Playhouse's 1776 - The Adams Papers, Part Two
by Guest Blogger: James Beaman - Jun 23, 2014

My visit to the Massachusetts Historical Society was so fascinating that I had to devote two vlog posts to it! Librarian Peter Drummey and his colleague Sara Georgini know as much about the show 1776 as they do about the true history and the real John Adams. And they have great affection for the musical, pointing out some of the departures from the true story the writers took in creating a dramatically pleasing piece of theatre. (more...)

Musicalsommer 2014 auf den Freilichtbühnen im deutschsprachigen Raum
by Iris Moebius - Jun 13, 2014

Auch in diesem Sommer kann man Musicals wieder auf Freilichtbuhnen in ganz Deutschland erleben, von Klassikern wie Anatevka und My Fair Lady, uber Sunset Bouledvard und Kiss Me, Kate, bis hin zu deutschen Eigenproduktionen wie Maria, Ihm Schmeckt's Nicht und Heiße Ecke. Hier nun ein Überblick uber 20 großere Festivals und Produktionen in Deutschland, der Schweiz und Österreich. (more...)

BWW Blog: James Beaman of Cape Playhouse's 1776 - Philadelphia Part 1
by Guest Blogger: James Beaman - Jun 09, 2014

I am a research fanatic; I admit it. With each role I play I become my own dramaturge, digging around to learn everything I can about the source material of the play, the period it is set in… anything that will enable me to get inside the skin of the character. Years ago, I created a series of solo shows in which I played screen siren Marlene Dietrich. I felt a huge responsibility, as I attempted to embody such an iconic and distinctive star, to see every film, listen to every recording, and read every book in my quest to be as authentic as possible in my portrayal. With 1776 and John Adams, I am dealing with American history and one of our founding fathers…Talk about responsibility! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

2014 Broadway Revival of Tony-Winning TITANIC Postponed
by Tyler Peterson - May 21, 2014

Producers David Mirvish and Barry & Fran Weissler have confirmed that the planned revival of the Tony Award-winning musical TITANIC, slated to hit Broadway this fall, has been postponed. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for Detroit (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 5/18/2014
by BWW - May 18, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/18/2014 for San Diego (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Beth Malone, Steve Blanchard and More in SDMT's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

San Diego Musical Theatre presents Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, which opened last Saturday, May 10, at the North Park Theatre. Performances continue weekends through May 25. BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Beth Malone, Steve Blanchard and More in SDMT's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN
by Stage Tube - May 15, 2014

San Diego Musical Theatre presents Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, which opened Saturday, May 10, at the North Park Theatre. Performances continue weekends through May 25. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek below! (more...)

Photo Flash: San Diego Musical Theatre's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

San Diego Musical Theatre presents Irving Berlin's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, which opened last Saturday, May 10, at the North Park Theatre. Performances continue weekends through May 25. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night party below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Detroit (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in San Diego - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for San Diego (more...)

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