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In Honor of 'BRIDGES' on Broadway, BWW Highlights Jason Robert Brown's Best
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 16, 2014

In honor of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's opening on Broadway this week, BroadwayWorld decided to highlight Tony- and Drama Desk Award-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown's body of work. Scroll down to learn more about Brown's musicals, watch songs and highlights, and be sure to let us know your favorite Jason Robert Brown show or song! (more...)

NFCT's STEEL MAGNOLIAS Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

The NFCT will present Steel Magnolias, a play by Robert Harling. Concerned with a group of gossipy southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor, the play is alternately hilarious and touching-and, in the end, it draws on their underlying strength and love, which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad. (more...)

HEE HAW Musical Heading to Broadway in 2015?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Now according to the New York Post's Michael Riedel, the show is Broadway-bound and will likely arrive in the Spring 2015 theatre season. Major producers present at the workshop included Bob Boyett, Jill Furman, and representatives from the Shuberts, the Nederlanders and Jujamcyn Theaters. One of them told Riedel: "I haven't laughed so hard since I saw 'Book of Mormon.'?" (more...)

BWW Reviews: Get Ready for 13: THE MUSICAL at Alpha/Omega Players
by Kelli Curtin - Dec 04, 2013

In the spirit of "High School Musical," "Glee" and "Mean Girls," Alpha/Omega Players presents 13, a musical about growing up. This show is a musical that tweens and teens will love, it is about the emotional roller coaster full of the highs and lows that all of us experienced while growing up. Alpha/Omega Players has put together a highly energetic group of teens who successfully depict the trials and tribulations that come with becoming a teenager. (more...)

Adam Kantor and Betsy Wolfe Reprise Roles in THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Huntington This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2013

The Huntington Theatre Company presents a concert version of Jason Robert Brown's powerful contemporary musical The Last Five Years for three performances only this weekend, November 23 and 24. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Cast of Alpha/Omega Players' 13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

The Alpha/Omega Players will present Jason Robert Brown's Hit Broadway Musical '13' November 29, 30 December 1, 6, 7, 8, 2013 in the Alpha/Omega Performing Arts Center, 301 E. First Street, Birdsboro, PA. Check out a first look below! (more...)

NFCT to Present STEEL MAGNOLIAS, Begin. 1/17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013

The NFCT will present Steel Magnolias, a play by Robert Harling. Concerned with a group of gossipy southern ladies in a small-town beauty parlor, the play is alternately hilarious and touching-and, in the end, it draws on their underlying strength and love, which give the play, and its characters, the special quality to make them truly touching, funny and marvelously amiable company in good times and bad. (more...)

HEE HAW Musical to Get Staged NYC Reading in December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 06, 2013

According to an Equity casting notice, a musical based on HEE HAW, the television series that ran 1969-71, is set to get a staged reading on December 2-13 at Pearl Studios. (more...)

Alpha/Omega Players to Stage Jason Robert Brown's 13, 11/29-12/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

The Alpha/Omega Players will present Jason Robert Brown's Hit Broadway Musical "13" November 29, 30 December 1, 6, 7, 8, 2013 in the Alpha/Omega Performing Arts Center, 301 E. First Street, Birdsboro, PA. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown's 13 Coming to the Big Screen?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 02, 2013

Composer Jason Robert Brown has a lot on his plate, with Honeymoon in Vegas currently playing at Paper Mill Playhouse and The Bridges of Madison County coming to Broadway in early 2014, and even more is coming soon. Brown revealed in a recent radio interview with David Kenney that his 2008 musical 13 is heading to the big screen. (more...)

Adam Kantor and Betsy Wolfe to Reprise Roles in THE LAST FIVE YEARS at Huntington, 11/23-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013

The Huntington Theatre Company presents a concert version of Jason Robert Brown's powerful contemporary musical The Last Five Years for three performances only November 23 and 24. Adam Kantor (Rent, Avenue Q) and Betsy Wolfe (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Everyday Rapture) play the two twenty-something New Yorkers who dive head-first into marriage, fueled by the optimism of finding 'the one.' Winner of Drama Desk Drama Awards for Outstanding Music and Outstanding Lyrics, The Last Five Years takes a bold look at one young couple's hope that love endures the test of time. (more...)

ABC Family Airs Disney's TEEN BEACH MOVIE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Aug 02, 2013

It's time for surf, sand and singing when ABC Family airs the hit Disney Channel Original Movie “Teen Beach Movie,” starring Maia Mitchell (ABC Family's hit series “The Fosters”), tonight, August 2 (5:00 -7:00 PM ET/PT) as part of the network's annual programming event, “Summer Crush.” (more...)

ABC Family to Air Disney's TEEN BEACH MOVIE, 8/2
by TV News Desk - Jul 31, 2013

It's time for surf, sand and singing when ABC Family airs the hit Disney Channel Original Movie “Teen Beach Movie,” starring Maia Mitchell (ABC Family's hit series “The Fosters”), on Friday, August 2 (5:00 -7:00 PM ET/PT) as part of the network's annual programming event, “Summer Crush.” (more...)

Disney Channel Premieres Original Musical TEEN BEACH MOVIE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 19, 2013

Disney Channel -- which introduced a generation of kids and tweens to movie musicals -- will premiere the highly anticipated 'TEEN BEACH MOVIE' a modern take on classic beach party movies, TONIGHT, JULY 19 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT). (more...)

Soundtrack to Disney's TEEN BEACH MOVIE Now Available
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

The 'Teen Beach Movie' soundtrack releases today, Tuesday, July 16, from Walt Disney Records. The television premiere of 'Teen Beach Movie,' a Disney Channel Original Movie, is FRIDAY, JULY 19 (8:00 p.m., ET/PT) on Disney Channel U.S. followed by telecasts on Disney Channels around the world. A weekend of programming events, including a Sing-Along telecast hosted by the cast, will be presented on Disney Channel. Radio Disney will sample a song from the soundtrack in its Top 30 Countdown, July 19-21. (more...)

Wilmette Theatre's Actors Training Center to Present 13, 7/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2013

The Actors Training Center at the Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave., will present 13, the Broadway pop-rock musical about growing up, as part of "in a limited engagement on Saturday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m., and Sunday, July 14 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The production is part of their "Performance Playhouse" series and directed by Jeff Award winner Janet Louer, Musical Theater Director of the Actors Training Center. (more...)

Wilmette Theatre's Actors Training Center to Present '13' Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2013

The Actors Training Center at the Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave., will present 13, the Broadway pop-rock musical about growing up, as part of 'in a limited engagement today, July 13 at 2:00 p.m., and Sunday, July 14 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The production is part of their 'Performance Playhouse' series and directed by Jeff Award winner Janet Louer, Musical Theater Director of the Actors Training Center. (more...)

Actors Training Center to Present 13 at Wilmette Theatre, 7/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

The Actors Training Center at the Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave., will present 13, the Broadway pop-rock musical about growing up as part of a limited engagement today, July 13 at 2:00 p.m., and Sunday, July 14 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The production is part of their 'Performance Playhouse' series and directed by Jeff Award winner Janet Louer, Musical Theater Director of the Actors Training Center. (more...)

Actors Training Center to Present 13 at Wilmette Theatre, 7/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2013

The Actors Training Center at the Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave., will present 13, the Broadway pop-rock musical about growing up as part of a limited engagement on Saturday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m., and Sunday, July 14 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The production is part of their 'Performance Playhouse' series and directed by Jeff Award winner Janet Louer, Musical Theater Director of the Actors Training Center. (more...)

Wilmette Theatre's Actors Training Center to Present 13, 7/13-14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

The Actors Training Center at the Wilmette Theatre, 1122 Central Ave., will present 13, the Broadway pop-rock musical about growing up, as part of "in a limited engagement on Saturday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m., and Sunday, July 14 at 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. The production is part of their "Performance Playhouse" series and directed by Jeff Award winner Janet Louer, Musical Theater Director of the Actors Training Center. (more...)

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