Philip Quast News

SRO Theatre Company to Stage Columbus Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTYSRO Theatre Company to Stage Columbus Premiere of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

SRO Theatre Company's 2016-2017 season continues with the Central Ohio premiere of the Tony Award- (Best Score and Best Orchestrations) winning musical The Bridges of Madison County. The sweeping, romantic musical was written by Pulitzer Prize winner Marsha Norman ('night Mother) with music and lyrics by Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade). (more...)

The New Plot Writers Award Announces People's Choice Cash And Industry Prizes For Season Of PlaysThe New Plot Writers Award Announces People's Choice Cash And Industry Prizes For Season Of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The New Plot, developed by 107 and Actor's Centre Australia is thrilled to announce 2 People's Choice  prizes to the already bursting treasure trove available to the 6 shortlisted playwrights whose scripts will be performed in a special 2 week season at 107 in March and April. (more...)

Following Sold Out Tour Mark Salvestro Premieres BURIED AT SEA at Adelaide FringeFollowing Sold Out Tour Mark Salvestro Premieres BURIED AT SEA at Adelaide Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2017

Take a trip through time, nostalgia and romance, exploring the nuances of the imagination. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown to Hold Master Class and Intimate Concert for Houston AudienceJason Robert Brown to Hold Master Class and Intimate Concert for Houston Audience
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) and the Humphreys School for Musical Theatre (HSMT) presented two special events with award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown on January 19th and 20th. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown Master Class and Concert Presented by Theatre Under The StarsJason Robert Brown Master Class and Concert Presented by Theatre Under The Stars
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars welcomes Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning composer Jason Robert Brown to Houston for an exclusive Master Class and Concert Performance benefiting the Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT). (more...)

Rufus Norris Announces New Work for the National Theatre in 2017Rufus Norris Announces New Work for the National Theatre in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

New work by Inua Ellams, Ya?l Farber, DC Moore, Lindsey Ferrentino and Nina Raine is announced today by Rufus Norris, Director of the National Theatre. Four world premieres and two European premieres are further announced as forthcoming productions for the National Theatre in 2017.   (more...)

Philip Quast, Anne Wood, Debra Byrne and More Join FOLLIES IN CONCERT in Melbourne Beginning TonightPhilip Quast, Anne Wood, Debra Byrne and More Join FOLLIES IN CONCERT in Melbourne Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Following the recent announcement that FOLLIES IN CONCERT will be performed for three performances only in May, exclusive to Melbourne and starring David Hobson (Buddy), Lisa McCune (Sally) and Nancye Hayes (Hattie), Philip Quast (Ben), Anne Wood (Phyllis), Debra Byrne (Carlotta), Cheryl Barker (Heidi), & David Rogers Smith (Roscoe). (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Lea Salonga Will Return to Her Roots at the New York Pops GalaBWW Exclusive: Lea Salonga Will Return to Her Roots at the New York Pops Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

In anticipation of the big event, BroadwayWorld is checking in with some of the performers. Today, check out what Lea Salonga had to say... (more...)

Bert and Patti Newton Join Cast of FOLLIES Concert at Melbourne Recital CentreBert and Patti Newton Join Cast of FOLLIES Concert at Melbourne Recital Centre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

Storeyboard Entertainment today announced that Bert and Patti Newton will join the all-star cast of FOLLIES IN CONCERT. (more...)

Philip Quast, Anne Wood, Debra Byrne and More Join FOLLIES IN CONCERT in MelbournePhilip Quast, Anne Wood, Debra Byrne and More Join FOLLIES IN CONCERT in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2016

Following the recent announcement that FOLLIES IN CONCERT will be performed for three performances only in May, exclusive to Melbourne and starring David Hobson (Buddy), Lisa McCune (Sally) and Nancye Hayes (Hattie), further casting for this all-star theatrical event has been announced today. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown and Shoshana Bean to Perform in Concert Together TomorrowJason Robert Brown and Shoshana Bean to Perform in Concert Together Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2016

Tony Award-winning Composer Jason Robert Brown (The Bridges of Madison County, Parade) and acclaimed singer Shoshana Bean (Wicked, Hairspray) will perform a special One Night Only concert entitled 'JASON ROBERT BROWN IN CONCERT WITH SHOSHANA BEAN' on Monday, January 4th, 2016 at 8:30pm (Doors at 7:00pm). (more...)

LES MIS AT 30 - Some Of The Highlights Since 1985!LES MIS AT 30 - Some Of The Highlights Since 1985!
by Carrie Dunn - Oct 8, 2015

Some of our favourite clips and recordings of Les Miserables casts across the years! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hugo Weaving, Richard Roxburgh and More in WAITING FOR GODOTPhoto Flash: First Look at Hugo Weaving, Richard Roxburgh and More in WAITING FOR GODOT
by Roy Tan - Jun 5, 2015

Giving standout performances as Samuel Beckett's quintessential comedy duo, Richard Roxburgh and Hugo Weaving shine in this remarkable production of Waiting for Godot, the absurdist masterpiece about everything and nothing. Sydney Theatre Company's production runs at the Barbican now through June 13, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

BWW: Hayes Theatre Second Half 2015 Season LaunchBWW: Hayes Theatre Second Half 2015 Season Launch
by Jade Kops - May 12, 2015

The Program Launch for the second half of 2015 shows that the Independent Music Theatre team comprising Luckiest Productions (David Campbell, Lisa Campbell and Richard Carroll), Neglected Musicals (Michelle Guthrie), and Neil Gooding Productions, the driving force behind Hayes Theatre Company, have no intention of slowing down are staying true to their vision to provide a permanent home for small-scale musical theatre and cabaret. (more...)

AUDIO: Jason Robert Brown Sings from Billy Joel's THE STRANGERAUDIO: Jason Robert Brown Sings from Billy Joel's THE STRANGER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2015

Composer Jason Robert Brown has built quite a catalog of his own songs, having written the music to such Broadway shows as Parade, Honeymoon in Vegas, The Bridges of Madison County, and many more, but now he is branching out into the works of the Piano Man himself. Brown recently released his own covers of songs from Billy Joel's 'The Stranger' album- check them out below! He writes on his official website: (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at ENO's SWEENEY TODD's Opening Night, with Bryn Terfel & Emma ThompsonPhoto Flash: First Look at ENO's SWEENEY TODD's Opening Night, with Bryn Terfel & Emma Thompson
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson lead the cast as Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett in Lonny Price's production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller at the London Coliseum. Joining them are Matthew Seadon-Young as Anthony Hope, Katie Hall as Johanna Barker, Philip Quast as Judge Turpin, Jack North as Tobias Ragg, Alex Gaumond as Beadle Bamford, Rosalie Craig as Beggar Woman and John Owen-Jones as Pirelli. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson Return to SWEENEY TODD at the English National Opera TonightPhoto Flash: Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson Return to SWEENEY TODD at the English National Opera Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Lonny Price directs Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson in Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller, the first production in a major new long term partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company. Joining Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson who will lead the cast as Sweeney Todd and Mrs. Lovett are Matthew Seadon-Young as Anthony Hope,Katie Hall as Johanna Barker, Philip Quast as Judge Turpin, Jack North as Tobias Ragg, Alex Gaumond as Beadle Bamford, Rosalie Craig as Beggar Woman and John Owen-Jones as Pirelli. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Terfel and Thompson in ENO's SWEENEY TODD!Photo Coverage: Terfel and Thompson in ENO's SWEENEY TODD!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Lonny Price directs Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson in Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller, the first production in a major new long term partnership between English National Opera (ENO) and the GradeLinnit Company. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD, with Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson, Begins Tonight at the London ColiseumSWEENEY TODD, with Bryn Terfel and Emma Thompson, Begins Tonight at the London Coliseum
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Lonny Price's production of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, A Musical Thriller begins tonight, 30 March 2015 the London Coliseum. (more...)

EXCLUSIVE: Jason Robert Brown at Work on A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN Musical?!EXCLUSIVE: Jason Robert Brown at Work on A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN Musical?!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2015

Jason Robert Brown revealed in concert on Friday night at SubCulture in New York City that he is at work on a new musical adaptation of the 1992 Tom Hanks film, A LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN. No word yet as to when we may hear the Tony Award-winner's score or who else is on the creative team. (more...)

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