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MasterVoices to Open 75th Season with New York Premiere of 27 This FallMasterVoices to Open 75th Season with New York Premiere of 27 This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale)will open its 75th anniversary season with Ricky Ian Gordon's 27, with libretto by Royce Vavrek, starring Stephanie Blythe, Heidi Stober,Theo Lebow, Tobias Greenhalgh, and Daniel Brevik, conducted by Ted Sperling, and directed by James Robinson, with Orchestra of St. Luke's on October 20 and 21, 2016at New York City Center. (more...)

Just In! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Announces Cities and Schedule for U.S. TourJust In! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Announces Cities and Schedule for U.S. Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will launch a national tour in Boston at the Citi Wang Theatre October 25-November 6, following a preview period at Proctor's in Schenectady, NY. As previously announced, Garen Scribner,currently playing Jerry Mulligan in the Broadway production, will star in the tour along with Sara Esty, who plays Lise Dassin at various performances on Broadway. Additional casting for the tour will be announced in the coming months. (more...)

Magnifique! Original Broadway Stars Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope Will Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS in LondonMagnifique! Original Broadway Stars Robert Fairchild & Leanne Cope Will Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS in London
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 21, 2016

It's magnifique! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will stage a reunion with its original leading duo in the West End. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Who Could Ask for Anything More? AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Celebrates 1 Year on Broadway!Photo Coverage: Who Could Ask for Anything More? AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Celebrates 1 Year on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 13, 2016

The Tony Award winning hit musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS just celebrated its first year on Broadway last night, April 12. Since it opened on April 12, 2015 at the Palace Theatre, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS has played 416 regular performances and 29 previews and has been seen by over 650,000 people. The company celebrated the milestone last night with a special cake from Carlo's Bakery of the "Cake Boss." Check out photos below!  (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Celebrate 1st Anniversary on Broadway with 'Cake Boss' TreatAN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Celebrate 1st Anniversary on Broadway with 'Cake Boss' Treat
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Tony Award-winning hit musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS celebrates its first year on Broadway tonight, Tuesday, April 12. Since it opened on April 12, 2015 at the Palace Theatre, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS has played 416 regular performances and 29 previews and has been seen by over 650,000 people. Following the performance on April 12, the cast will be treated to a special anniversary cake provided by Carlo's Bakery. (more...)

BWW Flashback: Put on Your Dancing Shoes as AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Celebrates One Year on Broadway!BWW Flashback: Put on Your Dancing Shoes as AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Celebrates One Year on Broadway!
by Marissa Sblendorio - Apr 12, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS moved to Broadway following its world premiere in December, 2014 at the Theatre du Chatelet in Paris. It is directed and choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon, making his Broadway directing debut. Featuring music and lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin and a book by Tony and Pulitzer Prize nominee Craig Lucas, the creative team also includes Tony Award winners Bob Crowley (sets and costumes), Natasha Katz (lighting) and Jon Weston (sound) with a musical score adapted and supervised by Rob Fisher. Bartlett Sher is creative consultant. Based on the Academy Award winning film inspired by the 1928 orchestral composition by George Gershwin, An American in Paris brings this classic tale to Broadway for the first time. (more...)

Lindsay Mendez, Julia Murney & More Will Pay Tribute to Ethel Merman as Part of Lyrics & LyricistsLindsay Mendez, Julia Murney & More Will Pay Tribute to Ethel Merman as Part of Lyrics & Lyricists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2016

From Momma Rose to Annie Oakley to Reno Sweeney, nobody belted the big roles like Ethel Merman, who never had a flop in over three decades encompassing Broadway's Golden Age. George Gershwin told her never to take voice lessons, and he and fellow scribes from Berlin to Porter worshipped Merman as a muse. Tony Award-winning music director Ted Sperling pays tribute to the star and the songs she inspired in Everything's Coming Up Ethel: The Ethel Merman Songbook. (more...)

Tickets to CHICAGO with John O'Hurley at Cadillac Palace Theatre on Sale 3/11Tickets to CHICAGO with John O'Hurley at Cadillac Palace Theatre on Sale 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

?Broadway In Chicago and Producers Barry and Fran Weissler have announced that individual tickets for the Tony Award winning smash-hit CHICAGO will go on sale Friday, March 11, and that John O'Hurley, the suave, debonair, award-winning actor and star of stage, TV & film, will return to reprise the role of Billy Flynn in Chicago.  CHICAGO returns to Chicago to play the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited one-week engagement, May 10 - 15, 2016. (more...)

LYRICS & LYRICISTS to Celebrate Cy Coleman, 3/19-21LYRICS & LYRICISTS to Celebrate Cy Coleman, 3/19-21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2016

From Sweet Charity to City of Angels, "Witchcraft" to "The Best is Yet to Come," Cy Coleman lived on both Broadway and the pop charts, with firm roots in the jazz world. He wrote standards made famous by such singers as Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald and Nat King Cole, and partnered with lyricists like Carolyn Leigh, Dorothy Fields and Peggy Lee. Grammy-winning singer-pianist Billy Stritch, a friend and protege of Coleman, celebrates the jazz side of this versatile, quintessentially New York composer in Witchcraft: The Jazz Magic of Cy Coleman. (more...)

Listen For Yourself! Has Gershwin's An American In Paris Been Played Wrong For Decades?Listen For Yourself! Has Gershwin's An American In Paris Been Played Wrong For Decades?
by Michael Dale - Mar 2, 2016

A listen to the orchestral piece's first recording supports a theory that the wrong taxi horns are now used. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS National Tour Coming to Pittsburgh in Summer 2017AN AMERICAN IN PARIS National Tour Coming to Pittsburgh in Summer 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards, will play the Benedum Center for a two-week engagement May 30-June 11, 2017. The first national tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will be presented as part of the Pittsburgh CLO 2017 Summer Season and the PNC Broadway in Pittsburgh 2016-17 series. (more...)

CHICAGO National Tour Coming to Harris Center, 3/3CHICAGO National Tour Coming to Harris Center, 3/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

CHICAGO is coming to Folsom! The national tour is coming to the Harris Center for seven performances and it has everything that makes for a great Broadway musical: one show-stopping-song after another, some truly astonishing dancing, a universal tale of fame, fortune and "all that jazz." "Broadway's most electrifying show" (Entertainment Weekly) makes its Harris Center debut March 3. (more...)

Garen Scribner and Sara Esty to Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Tour; Robert Fairchild to Depart Broadway Show This SpringGaren Scribner and Sara Esty to Lead AN AMERICAN IN PARIS on Tour; Robert Fairchild to Depart Broadway Show This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2016

Just in, Broadway's AN AMERICAN IN PARIS has announced new stars for its leading lineup, who will also be traveling with the show's upcoming national tour this fall. (more...)

Tickets to CHICAGO National Tour at Fox Cities P.A.C. on Sale Next WeekTickets to CHICAGO National Tour at Fox Cities P.A.C. on Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

CHICAGO, which opened to rave reviews on Nov. 14, 1996, now has the distinction of being the longest running American musical in Broadway history and shows no sign of ever slowing down!  (more...)

Magnifique! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Will Launch National Tour from Boston in OctoberMagnifique! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Will Launch National Tour from Boston in October
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most-awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, will open its national tour with a two-week engagement at the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre in Boston, October 25-November 6, 2016. Press night is set for Thursday, October 27. (more...)

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Launches Digital Lottery TomorrowAN AMERICAN IN PARIS Launches Digital Lottery Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

The hit new Broadway musical AN AMERICAN IN PARIS will launch a digital lottery beginning Tuesday, January 26. A limited number of tickets will be available through the lottery which will open at 8:00am for matinees / 10:00am for evening performances and will remain open until 11am / 3pm when winners are drawn. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of CHICAGO - Sophie Carmen-Jones, Neil Ditt and More!Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of CHICAGO - Sophie Carmen-Jones, Neil Ditt and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Full casting has been announced for the international award-winning musical CHICAGO, which opens a national tour at the New Theatre Oxford on Friday 12 February 2016. Joining the previously announced John Partridge as Billy Flynn, Hayley Tamaddon as Roxie Hart and Sam Bailey as Mama Morton will be Sophie Carmen-Jones as Velma Kelly, Neil Ditt as Amos Hart and A.D. Richardson as Mary Sunshine. Tour schedule below with further dates to be announced. www.chicagotour.co.uk (more...)

Kathleen Marshall to Helm Lyrics & Lyricists 2016 Opener 'A FUNNY THING HAPPENED'Kathleen Marshall to Helm Lyrics & Lyricists 2016 Opener 'A FUNNY THING HAPPENED'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

The curtain rises on a hotel room out of town, and songwriters in the midst of a desperate, all-night creative frenzy to save a faltering show. Lyrics & Lyricists 2016 season opens with real-life theatrical drama as three-time Tony-winner Kathleen Marshall returns to 92Y with the nail-biting stories behind the 11th-hour songs that saved the day and became Broadway classics. The show runs January 9-11 at 92Y. (more...)

UK Tour of CHICAGO Launches at New Theatre Oxford, Starring John Partridge, Hayley Tamaddon and Sam Bailey, Feb. 12UK Tour of CHICAGO Launches at New Theatre Oxford, Starring John Partridge, Hayley Tamaddon and Sam Bailey, Feb. 12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2015

"Murder, greed, corruption, exploitation, adultery and treachery… all those things we hold near and dear to our hearts"… so begins the international award-winning musical CHICAGO, which opens a national tour at the New Theatre Oxford on Friday 12 February 2016 starring John Partridge as Billy Flynn, Hayley Tamaddon as Roxie Hart and Sam Bailey as Mama Morton. Tour schedule below with further dates to be announced. Full casting to be announced soon. www.chicagotour.co.uk (more...)

Encores! LADY, BE GOOD! Recording, Featuring Tommy Tune & More, Out TodayEncores! LADY, BE GOOD! Recording, Featuring Tommy Tune & More, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2015

This year's New York City Center Encores! production of LADY, BE GOOD!, featuring Tommy Tune and more, is out in stores and online today, November 13, 2015. To order the CD, visit www.sh-k-boom.com/ladybegood. (more...)

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