Robin Preiss Glasser News

Westport Country Playhouse to Stage FANCY NANCY Holiday ShowWestport Country Playhouse to Stage FANCY NANCY Holiday Show
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present 'Fancy Nancy Splendiferous Christmas,' on Sunday, December 20, for three performances: 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 4 p.m. The musical is based on the best-selling book series by author and illustrator team Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Plans Admission-Free Family Festivities Kick-off Party on November 8Westport Country Playhouse Plans Admission-Free Family Festivities Kick-off Party on November 8
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse invites the community to a Family Festivities Kick-off Party on Sunday, November 8, from1 to 4 p.m. Admission-free and open to the public, the event will celebrate the Playhouse's upcoming 2015-16 Family Festivities Series, which begins on Sunday, November 15. The popular series will feature productions based on children's classic stories, including 'Berenstain Bears,' 'Fancy Nancy,' and 'Charlotte's Web.' (more...)

FANCY NANCY: SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS Opens 11/28 at Theater at St. JeanFANCY NANCY: SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS Opens 11/28 at Theater at St. Jean
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2015

VITAL THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce the return of FANCY NANCY: SPLENDIFEROUS CHRISTMAS for the 2015 holiday season. Based on the New York Times bestselling picture book by Jane O'Connor with illustrations by Robin Preiss Glasser, the musical has a book by Cara Lustik and Matthew Hardy, music by Randy Klein and lyrics by Matthew Hardy and directed by Sam Viverito. The production will play at the Theater at St. Jean, on Saturdays and Sundays at 1:00 pm, November 28 - December 27, 2015. Tickets are $49.50 for regular seats and $59.50 for premium seats. For reservations and information visit www.vitaltheatre.org or call (212) 579-0528. The Theater at St. Jean is at 184 E 76th Street at Lexington Avenue (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse to Host Family Festivities Kick-Off Party, 11/8Westport Country Playhouse to Host Family Festivities Kick-Off Party, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse invites the community to a Family Festivities Kick-off Party on Sunday, November 8, from 1 to 4 p.m. Admission-free and open to the public, the event will celebrate the Playhouse's upcoming 2015-16 Family Festivities Series, which begins on Sunday, November 15.  The popular series will feature productions based on children's classic stories, including "Berenstain Bears," "Fancy Nancy," and "Charlotte's Web." (more...)

FANCY NANCY Returning to bergenPAC, 11/29FANCY NANCY Returning to bergenPAC, 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas, Sunday November 29, 2015 at 1PM. Purchase tickets at  www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

Chance Theater Wraps 'Bold New Home' Capital CampaignChance Theater Wraps 'Bold New Home' Capital Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

Chance Theater is pleased to announce the completion of its $890,000 'Bold New Home' capital campaign. The fundraising drive began two years ago, has received strong support from several prominent community members, and has given the Chance a new theatrical home, which is known as the Bette Aitken theater arts Center, in honor of gifts totaling over $285,000 from community leaders Wylie & Bette Aitken. (more...)

PINKALICIOUS, FANCY NANCY & More Set for Vital Theatre Company's 2015-16 SeasonPINKALICIOUS, FANCY NANCY & More Set for Vital Theatre Company's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015

The award-winning VITAL THEATRE COMPANY has announced its 2015/2016 season of five musicals for children and families, performed by adults. The season will open with Flight School, The Musical, appropriate for ages 2 to 7, which will have its world premiere on Saturday, September 26 at 1:00 pm with a special Red Carpet Premiere. Fashion Academy, The Musical, appropriate for ages 7 and up, opens Saturday, October 2 at 7:00 pm, also with a special Red Carpet Premiere. Pinkalicious, The Musical, appropriate for ages 2 to 7, now in its 8th year, will continue Sundays only, beginning Sunday, September 13 at 11:00 am. Tickets are $49.50 for regular seats and $59.50 for premium seats. Purchase a Family Package before September 25 and all regular seats are only $25.00. For reservations and information visit www.vitaltheatre.org or call (212) 579-0528. All performances will be presented at the Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater, 10 West 64th Street, just off Central Park West. (more...)

Westport Country Playhouse Sets 2015-16 Family Festivities SeriesWestport Country Playhouse Sets 2015-16 Family Festivities Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

Westport Country Playhouse announces its 2015-16 Family Festivities Series beginning in the fall, featuring musical productions based on children's classic stories, including "Berenstain Bears," "Fancy Nancy," and "Charlotte's Web."  Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

FANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL Adds Thursday Performance at Chance TheaterFANCY NANCY, THE MUSICAL Adds Thursday Performance at Chance Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Chance Theater has announce that it will be adding a performance of Fancy Nancy, the musical on Thursday, June 4th at 7:30pm on the Main Stage at Chance Theater @ Bette Aitken theater arts Center. (more...)

Olympia Entertainment Sets Fall Lineup at The City TheatreOlympia Entertainment Sets Fall Lineup at The City Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

The City Theatre will be buzzing this season as Olympia Entertainment announces a lineup of shows sure to entertain. The new season features five extraordinary productions including the City Theatre staple, Evil Dead: The Musical (Thursday, Oct. 1- Saturday, Oct. 31), returning comedy plays Defending the Caveman (Thursday, Nov. 12- Sunday, Nov, 15) and Sister's Christmas Catechism (Thursday, Dec. 10-Sunday, Dec. 13), ladies favorite Girls Night: The Musical (Thursday, Jan. 14 - Sunday, Jan. 17) and a special family show Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas (Friday, Nov. 20 - Sunday, Nov. 22). The intimate 420-seat City Theatre is located inside Hockeytown Cafe and at the heart of Detroit's sports and entertainment district, providing guests the opportunity to take advantage of many walkable restaurants for pre or post show dinner and drinks, making for a full entertainment experience. (more...)

The REP Sets 2015-16 Season: Ashley Brown, FANCY NANCY & MoreThe REP Sets 2015-16 Season: Ashley Brown, FANCY NANCY & More
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2015

Orlando Repertory Theatre (The REP), in partnership with UCF, is proud to announce its 2015 - 2016 Season! The REP is Orlando's premiere professional theatre for families and young audiences, and has staged recent box-office hits such as Shrek The Musical and A Christmas Story The Musical and completed a run for 13,000+ 8th grade students of The Mostly True Adventures of Homer P. Figg at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

FANCY NANCY Plays Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts TodayFANCY NANCY Plays Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts Today
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2015

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present the national tour of Fancy Nancy The Musical today, May 2, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Virginia G. Piper Theater. (more...)

FANCY NANCY to Play Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 5/2FANCY NANCY to Play Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts, 5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2015

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts will present the national tour of Fancy Nancy The Musical on Saturday, May 2, at 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the Virginia G. Piper Theater. (more...)

FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL Coming to Broadway Playhouse This SummerFANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL Coming to Broadway Playhouse This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2015

Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre have announced FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL, based on the bestselling book series by Jane O'Connor and illustrated by Robin Preiss Glasser, will play the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) July 11 through August 23, 2015. FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL will be directed by Emerald City Theatre Artistic Director Ernie Nolan with a book and lyrics by Susan DiLallo and music and lyrics by Danny Abosch. (more...)

Bestselling Series FANCY NANCY Coming to Disney Junior as Original Animated TV Movie & SeriesBestselling Series FANCY NANCY Coming to Disney Junior as Original Animated TV Movie & Series
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2015

'Fancy Nancy,' the New York Times bestselling book series by Jane O'Connor and Robin Preiss Glasser, has been optioned by Disney Junior for development of an original animated TV movie and series, (more...)

Vital Theatre Company's 2014 Fall Season to Feature PINKALICIOUS, CUPCAKES & MoreVital Theatre Company's 2014 Fall Season to Feature PINKALICIOUS, CUPCAKES & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The award-winning VITAL THEATRE COMPANY has announced that its 2014 Fall Season will include four musicals for children and families, performed by adults. The season will open with The Butterfly Girl, which had its World Premiere on the Vital stage in 2011. Two popular shows returning this season are Peace, Love, and Cupcakes The Musical and the long running favorite Pinkalicious, The Musical. Fancy Nancy returns for the holidays in Fancy Nancy: Splendiferous Christmas. (more...)

bergenPAC Adds PINKALICIOUS, FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL & More to SchedulebergenPAC Adds PINKALICIOUS, FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL & More to Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey is excited to present An Evening with Jay Black: 76th Birthday Party Saturday, November 1st at 8PM, Pinkalicious the Musical on Sunday, November 16th at 1PM & 4PM, Wild Kratts Live, Sunday November 30th at 1PM and Fancy Nancy the Musical, Sunday March 8th at 1PM & 4PM- tickets for these four shows go on sale Friday, June 6th at 11AM. Be sure to reserve your tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Oregon Children's Theatre's FANCY NANCYPhoto Flash: First Look at Oregon Children's Theatre's FANCY NANCY
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Don your most glamorous attire, pour a spot of tea, and join us for the most elegant musical of the year-Fancy Nancy! Nancy and her pals Wanda, Rhonda, Bree, and Lionel are super-excited to be dancing in a school recital. Nancy is sure she will be cast as a shimmering mermaid, but ends up as an ordinary tree instead. When Bree lands the coveted role, Nancy realizes that being fancy comes in many forms-all it takes is a dash of imagination, camaraderie, and a little joie de vivre. Scroll down for a first look at Oregon Children's Theatre's FANCY NANCY! (more...)

Mandy Patinkin, Ben Vereen, Andrea McArdle, Faith Prince and More Highlight Eisemann Center Presents' 2014-15 SeasonMandy Patinkin, Ben Vereen, Andrea McArdle, Faith Prince and More Highlight Eisemann Center Presents' 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

The Eisemann Center and the City of Richardson announced the 2014-2015 Season of Eisemann Center Presents (ECP) at the Annual Season Preview Party on Thursday, May 8, 2014. The season will include the popular Theatre Comedy Series with four productions and 23 performances; the Methodist Richardson Family Theatre Series with five productions and Jeffrey Siegel's Keyboard Conversations with a total of four concerts. In addition, there are eight MainStage Shows featuring a diverse mix of programming and artistic disciplines. Some of the more popular productions and artists from the past twelve years are returning to join the season - Mandy Patinkin, Steve Solomon, the Paul Taylor Dance Company and The Church Basement Ladies. They will be joined by some outstanding new artists and shows for the Eisemann Center, including Ben Vereen, Darlene Love, Dennis DeYoung, Arlo Guthrie, Taylor Mac, Andrea McArdle, Faith Prince, Donna McKechnie, and Maureen McGovern. (more...)

Oregon Children's Theatre Presents FANCY NANCY, Beg. TodayOregon Children's Theatre Presents FANCY NANCY, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Don your most glamorous attire, pour a spot of tea, and join us for the most elegant musical of the year-Fancy Nancy! Nancy and her pals Wanda, Rhonda, Bree, and Lionel are super-excited to be dancing in a school recital. Nancy is sure she will be cast as a shimmering mermaid, but ends up as an ordinary tree instead. When Bree lands the coveted role, Nancy realizes that being fancy comes in many forms-all it takes is a dash of imagination, camaraderie, and a little joie de vivre! (more...)

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