RJ Durell News

Katie Schaar Leads 7th Annual Evening of Dance Master Classes at Merrimack Hall, Now thru 12/29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Merrimack Hall will host its Seventh Annual Evening of Dance Master Classes, today, December 27-29, 2013. Space is limited and spots are filling quickly for the 2013 Master Classes with guest choreographer Katie Schaar. (more...)

Katie Schaar to Lead 7th Annual Evening of Dance Master Classes at Merrimack Hall, 12/27-29
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

Merrimack Hall will host its Seventh Annual Evening of Dance Master Classes, December 27-29, 2013. Space is limited and spots are filling quickly for the 2013 Master Classes with guest choreographer Katie Schaar. (more...)

RECAP: A Predictable DANCING Elimination
by Devin MacDonald - Apr 03, 2013

For a post-prom extravaganza, this week's elimination was totally lacking in the drama department. No one cried, no one expounded upon the desperate struggles of learning to ballroom dance. Nobody even seemed remotely stressed out about getting the axe. Talk about a letdown! (more...)

Demi Lovato to Perform New Single on ABC's DANCING WITH THE STARS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 01, 2013

On TUESDAY, APRIL 2 one couple will be eliminated on 'Dancing with the Stars the Results Show' (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET). The show will feature musical performances from singer-songwriter Demi Lovato and American pop rock band Huey Lewis & the News. (more...)

Demi Lovato Performs New Single on ABC's DANCING WITH THE STARS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Apr 01, 2013

TONIGHT, APRIL 2 one couple will be eliminated on 'Dancing with the Stars the Results Show' (9:00-10:01 p.m., ET). The show will feature musical performances from singer-songwriter Demi Lovato and American pop rock band Huey Lewis & the News. (more...)

DANCING WITH THE STARS Heads to Prom Next Week, 4/1
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2013

Dust off your tux and put on your dancing shoes because "Dancing with the Stars" is taking you to the prom, MONDAY, APRIL 1 (8:00-10:01 p.m., ET). The competition continues as the 11 remaining couples cut a rug by performing everything from a Viennese Waltz to the Paso Doble. Adding to the excitement, viewers will crown their celebrity "Prom King" and "Prom Queen" by voting on Twitter. The winning couple will receive bonus judges' points and be revealed on "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show." (more...)

Taylor Swift, Jason Mraz Perform on ABC's DANCING WITH THE STARS Tonight, 10/30
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2012

TONIGHT, OCTOBER 30 (8:00-9:01 p.m., ET), multi-platinum recording artist and six-time Grammy winner Taylor Swift will perform her mega hit single, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," from her new blockbuster album, "Red." In addition Grammy-winning singer and songwriter Jason Mraz will hit the stage to perform his chart topping hit single, "I Won't Give Up," from his latest album, "Love is a Four Letter Word." (more...)

Taylor Swift, Jason Mraz to Perform on ABC's DANCING WITH THE STARS, 10/30
by TV News Desk - Oct 26, 2012

TUESDAY, OCTOBER 30 (8:00-9:01 p.m., ET), multi-platinum recording artist and six-time Grammy® winner Taylor Swift will perform her mega hit single, "We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together," from her new blockbuster album, "Red." (more...)

Photo Flash: Production Photos and More Red Carpet Shots of SURF THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

Surf the Musical, the feel-good production featuring the songs of The Beach Boys, is now open at the Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. BroadwayWorld brings you production photos and more shots of the opening night red carpet below. (more...)

Photo Flash: Marissa Jaret Winokur, Debbie Gibson and More at Opening Night Red Carpet of SURF THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012

Surf the Musical, the feel-good production featuring the songs of The Beach Boys, is now open at the Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the opening night cast party below. (more...)

BWW TV: SURF THE MUSICAL Opens in Las Vegas- Performance Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 18, 2012

Surf the Musical, the feel-good production featuring the songs of the Beach Boys, is now open at the Showroom at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the show below! (more...)

SURF THE MUSICAL Set for Planet Hollywood Tonight, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2012

Surf the Musical is the feel-good production that transports audiences back to the happy times of 1960s California beach life, featuring the songs of The Beach Boys. Director Kristin Hanggi has created an upbeat summer production, complete with an all-star cast and crew, fantastic visuals, and great music, that will open at Planet Hollywood tonight, June 22nd. (more...)

SURF THE MUSICAL Set for Planet Hollywood, 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2012

Surf the Musical is the feel-good production that transports audiences back to the happy times of 1960s California beach life, featuring the songs of The Beach Boys. Director Kristin Hanggi has created an upbeat summer production, complete with an all-star cast and crew, fantastic visuals, and great music, that will open at Planet Hollywood on June 22nd. (more...)

SURF THE MUSICAL TO Play Hollywood Resort & Casino, 6/11
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2012

Surf the Musical, the feel-good production highlighting the hits of The Beach Boys and the happy times of 1960s California beach life, is already the word thanks to its all-star cast and crew, including the mastermind choreographer RJ Durell. (more...)

Tony-Nominated Kristin Hanggi to Create, Direct SURF THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2012

Tony Award-Nominated Rock of Ages director Kristin Hanggi is set to create and direct the new multi-million dollar musical extravaganza SURF THE MUSICAL, written by Burton Young. The new production, featuring songs of The Beach Boys, will premiere at Las Vegas' Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino this summer. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Laura Bell Bundy Unscripted; Talks New Album 'Achin' and Shakin' - Singles Drop Tuesday, Jan. 19
by Jessica Lewis - Jan 18, 2010

Broadway leading lady and country singer Laura Bell Bundy spoke exclusively with BroadwayWorld recently about the upcoming release of her sophomore album, Achin' and Shakin' (Mercury Records, a division of Universal). A follow-up to her previous Dixie-flavored pop/rock Longing For A Place With Nobody Home, Achin' and Shakin' is a concept album - part soulful and sultry 'Achin' ballads and part upbeat and sassy 'Shakin' tracks. Says Bundy of the idea: 'Two records, one woman' is my motto.' (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Laura Bell Bundy's 'Giddy On Up' Music Video Premiere!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 18, 2010

Newly emerging country singer and Legally Blonde alum, Laura Bell Bundy, today released her first full length music video for her first single, 'Giddy On Up,' off of her upcoming album Achin' and Shakin' (Mercury Records, a division of Universal). Her highly anticipated sophomore disc to her previous Longing for a Place with Nobody Home, is a concept album - part soulful and sultry 'Achin' ballads and part upbeat and sassy 'Shakin' tracks. Last week, BroadwayWorld brought you the promo for the video, Best Country Music Videos' Cooter Ladies offering their unique introduction to 'Giddy On Up.' Today, we bring you it's full premiere! (more...)

Laura Bell Bundy Reveals She's Writing a Musical; Planning Club Appearances
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2010

Broadway favorite and country singer Laura Bell Bundy spoke exclusively with BroadwayWorld today about the upcoming release of her newest album, Achin' and Shakin' (Mercury Records, a division of Universal). Her highly anticipated sophomore disc to her previous Longing for a Place with Nobody Home, is a concept album - part soulful and sultry 'Achin' ballads and part upbeat and sassy 'Shakin' tracks. Says Bundy of the idea: 'Two records, one woman' is my motto.' (more...)

Laura Bell Bundy Stars in 'Rock of Ages' Tuner in LA Jan 26 - Feb 18
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2005

'Rock of Ages,' produced by Prospect Pictures is a new musical which will include a slew of mid-1980s hits. (more...)

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