Richard Maltby News

Photo Flash: First Look at Cortland Rep's RING OF FIRE, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Closing Cortland Repertory Theatre's season from tonight, August 27, through September 13, is a three-week run of RING OF FIRE - THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, created by Richard Maltby, Jr. and conceived by William Meade. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bucks County Playhouse Presents an Energetic AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by Kelli Curtin - Aug 27, 2014

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Bucks County Playhouse is full of energy and wonderful music that will have audiences tapping their feet along with these tunes. The cast is so full of spirit, that the audience will have to contain themselves to keep from getting up to dance in the middle of the show. This production of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Bucks County Playhouse is one that you do not want to miss this summer. (more...)

Tickets to MISS SAIGON Gala Performance Sell Out Within Minutes
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

The Gala Performance to celebrate 25 years of Boublil & Schonberg's MISS SAIGON on Monday 22 September, has sold out within minutes of tickets going on sale this morning, Tuesday 26 August. Over 18,000 people tried to buy tickets when booking opened at10.00am; an unprecedented amount for a single performance in a theatre with just over 1700 seats. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: West End MISS SAIGON Stars Sing 'Sun and Moon' and 'Maybe' Live!
by Stage Tube - Aug 25, 2014

Sir Terry Wogan just featured stars Alistair Brammer, Eva Noblezada and Tamsin Carroll on his radio show Weekend Wogan. Click below to listen to the full interview and to check out live performances of 'Sun and Moon' and 'Maybe.' (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - ROCK OF AGES!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 23, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters. BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's ROCK OF AGES below! (more...)

Tickets Go on Sale 8/24 for ANYTHING GOES at The Hobby Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2014

The national tour of ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its Houston premiere October 14-19 as part of the 2014-2015 Season of Broadway at the Hobby Center. Individual tickets will be on sale beginning Sunday, August 24 at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

CRT to Close Summer Season with RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH, 8/27-9/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Cortland Repertory Theatre closes their 43rd annual summer season of quality live theatre with the foot-stoppin', hand-clappin' musical revue "Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash", which was created by Richard Maltby Jr., and conceived by William Meade. Performances will run for three weeks, from August 27 - September 13 with evening performances at 7:30. Matinees are available on August 29 and 31, and September 3, 7 and 10 at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or at the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. (more...)

Reissue Of Complete Recording Of MISS SAIGON Release Moved To 9/16
by Pat Cerasaro - Aug 19, 2014

A reissue of the complete recording of Alain Boublil & Claude-Michel Schonberg's MISS SAIGON is set for release today according to a new listing on Amazon. (more...)

Original and New MISS SAIGON Stars to Unite for Gala Performance in September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

MISS SAIGON made its highly anticipated return to London on May 21, 2014 at the Prince Edward Theatre, in the musical's 25th anniversary year. Now there is even more to look forward to, as the show just announced via Facebook that fans can register to see a special gala performance on September 22: (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Primary Stages' POOR BEHAVIOR
by Stephen Sorokoff - Aug 18, 2014

Primary Stages in association with Jamie deRoy and Barry Feirstein, present the New York premiere of Poor Behavior, a new comedy by Theresa Rebeck (Seminar, Mauritius, The Understudy, creator of NBC's 'Smash'). Poor Behavior plays a limited engagement through September 7 at Primary Stages at The Duke on 42nd Street - a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street). BroadwayWorld brings you phtoos from opening night below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: CLOSER THAN EVER Raises Funds for The Barn Players
by Steve Wilson - Aug 16, 2014

Closer Than Ever opened Friday night at the Barn Players in Mission, Kan. The play with lyrics by Richard Maltby Jr. and music by David Shire is the yearly musical fundraiser for the Barn Players. On Friday night, Danielle Gibbs with Premiere Designs sold jewelry in the lobby, with 25% of the proceeds going to the Barn Players, and will return for Sunday's performance. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Hunter Foster Talks About AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Bucks County Playhouse
by Kelli Curtin - Aug 11, 2014

AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', the musical revue that celebrates the music of Fats Waller, is the next show that will open at Bucks County Playhouse in New Hope, Pennsylvania. Hunter Foster is directing this production, and he is no stranger to directing shows at Bucks County Playhouse (BCP). In the 2013 season at BCP, Foster directed THE SUMMER OF '42 and THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW. In addition, Foster, is known for roles such as Bobby Strong in URINETOWN, Benny Perkins in HANDS ON A HARDBODY, as well as many others took the time to speak with me about directing AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' and the importance of live theatre. (more...)

New Repertory Theatre to Present CLOSER THAN EVER, 9/6-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 08, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces CLOSER THAN EVER by David Shire and Richard Maltby, Jr., September 6-28, 2014 in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, Watertown, MA. Tickets are $25-$60 and may be purchased by calling the New Rep Box Office at 617-923-8487 or visiting newrep.org. Student, senior, and group discounts are available. Subscription packages including CLOSER THAN EVER are also available. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the SEX WITH STRANGERS Opening Night Red Carpet with David Hyde Pierce, Kristine Nielsen & More
by Walter McBride - Jul 31, 2014

Second Stage Theatre continues its 35th Anniversary Season with Laura Eason's SEX WITH STRANGERS, directed by David Schwimmer and starring Anna Gunn and Billy Magnussen. The production opened last night, and BroadwayWorld was on the scene to capture opening night arrivals, featuring appearances by Kristine Nielsen, David Hyde Pierce, Lauren Molina and more! (more...)

NoHo ACE to Premiere SCARY MUSICAL THE MUSICAL, 9/12-11/9
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Lexikat Artists and MB Artists in association with the multi-award-winning NoHo Arts Center Ensemble (NoHo ACE) are thrilled to present a world premiere musical, SCARY MUSICAL The Musical, book by Richard Hochberg, music and lyrics by Richard Hochberg and Michael Paternostro, musical direction by Brent Crayon, orchestrations by Kenny Seymour and directed and choreographed by James J. Mellon. SCARY MUSICAL The Musical will begin previews on Friday, September 12 at 8pm; will open on Friday, September 19 at 8pm and run for eight weeks through Sunday, November 9, 2014 at the NoHo Arts Center, 11136 Magnolia Blvd. (at Lankershim) in North Hollywood. (more...)

RING OF FIRE to Open 7/30 at Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

Playhouse Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the opening of Richard Maltby, Jr.'s musical tribute to Johnny Cash, Ring of Fire (Wednesday, July 30 - Saturday, August 9, 2014). (more...)

BWW Reviews: RING OF FIRE at CLO Cabaret Weaves Music and Narrative Together
by Greg Kerestan - Jul 24, 2014

Journey back to the roots of country and rock and roll, as the CLO tears down the fences between revue, book musical and concert. (more...)

RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH Opens 8/15 at Barter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

The Man in Black was a man like no other, and now Barter Theatre celebrates his music, life and legacy in the joyous musical 'Ring of Fire: The Music of Johnny Cash.' Starring Barter audience favorite Jason Petty as Johnny Cash and new talent Katie Deal of Georgia as June Carter Cash, the show opens August 15 at Barter's Main Stage. With a limited 4-week, tickets have already been selling fast, so Barter recommends calling soon for reservations. (more...)

BWW TV: 'The Heat is On!' Check Out New HD Highlights from the West End Revival of MISS SAIGON
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 17, 2014

Below, BroadwayWorld brings you high definition highlights from the exciting new production, starring Eva Noblezada, Alistair Brammer, Jon Jon Briones and more! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Richard Maltby, Jr. Visits Backstage with Peter LeDonne
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 16, 2014

Richard Maltby, Jr. will be this Sundays guest on Backstage with Peter LaDonne. Backstage can be heard every Sunday on 970 AM from 12 to 1 PM. Jamie deRoy, Peter's night life correspondent will as usual give her report on what's happening in New York City Cabarets and Theaters. Check out photos from their appearance below! (more...)

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