Rodgers & Hammerstein News

Swing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTANDSwing-Fueled Cast, Creative Team Complete for Broadway's BANDSTAND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

The producers of the new musical Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton) and featuring music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker, have just announced compete casting and an award-winning design team. (more...)

Up on the Marquee: BANDSTAND Arrives!Up on the Marquee: BANDSTAND Arrives!
by Walter McBride - Jan 13, 2017

Bandstand, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), will begin previews March 31 and open April 26, 2017 at The Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre (242 West 45 Street). The new musical, starringing Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella) and Corey Cott (Gigi), features music by Richard Oberacker and a book and lyrics byRobert Taylor and Richard Oberacker.  Check out photos of the marquee below! (more...)

Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Comes to The Playhouse 2/7-12Rodgers + Hammerstein's CINDERELLA Comes to The Playhouse 2/7-12
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

RODGERS + HAMMERSTEIN'S CINDERELLA, the 2013 Tony® Award-winning Broadway musical from the creators of The King & I and The Sound of Music, will play The Playhouse on Rodney Square for a limited engagement from February 7-12, 2017. Tickets for CINDERELLA are available now and can be purchased by calling The Playhouse Box Office at 302.888.0200 or online at ThePlayhouseDE.org. (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival's Michael Sag Joins WP Theater as Managing DirectorWilliamstown Theatre Festival's Michael Sag Joins WP Theater as Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

WP Theater (formerly Women's Project Theater), under the direction of Producing Artistic Director Lisa McNulty, has announced that Michael Sag has joined the company as Managing Director. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/7-1/8/2017Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 1/7-1/8/2017
by - Jan 8, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, January 8, 2017 - Sunday, January 8, 2017. (more...)

ON THE TOWN Co-Stars Alysha Umphress & Cody Williams Celebrate New Year's Eve EngagementON THE TOWN Co-Stars Alysha Umphress & Cody Williams Celebrate New Year's Eve Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Broadway's Alysha Umphress turned to Instagram over the weekend to share the exciting news that she and her ON THE TOWN co-star, Cody Williams became engaged on New Year's Eve. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017
by - Jan 3, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 12/27/2016 - 1/3/2017. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING & I and CAROUSEL Now Available in Libretto LibraryRodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING & I and CAROUSEL Now Available in Libretto Library
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

The Applause Libretto Library Applause Books has selected, and continues to select, the most important and the most popular musicals, including The Sound of Music, Oklahoma!, Cinderella, Avenue Q, The Last Five Years, Memphis, and more. Visit applausebooks.com for the complete list. Perfect for reading like novels, the Applause Libretto Library has revived the tradition of publishing great Broadway musicals in editions intended to be read and savored. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Broadway Ladies Perform Rare Irving Berlin TuneSTAGE TUBE: Broadway Ladies Perform Rare Irving Berlin Tune
by Stage Tube - Dec 24, 2016

We all know White Christmas, but did you know that Irving Berlin wrote another Christmas song? On the newest episode of The Richard Rockage Show, 'Holiday Inn' cast members perform rare, 100-year-old Irving Berlin Christmas Song Cast members of 'Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical' perform a rare Irving Berlin Christmas song that turns 100 today.  (more...)

Broadway's HOLIDAY INN Headed to the Recording Studio This WinterBroadway's HOLIDAY INN Headed to the Recording Studio This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Universal Stage Productions, the live theatre division of the world famous movie studio, has announced that Ghostlight Records will record the cast album of the critically acclaimed Roundabout Theatre Company production of HOLIDAY INN, THE NEW IRVING BERLIN MUSICAL on January 8 & 9, 2017. (more...)

Fran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' ConcertFran Drescher Will Host The American Pops Orchestra's '75 YEARS OF BARBRA STREISAND' Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2016

Fran Drescher - the Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated actress and noted Barbra Streisand fan - will serve as celebrity host when Maestro Luke Frazier and The American Pops Orchestra present Don't Rain on My Parade: 75 Years of Barbra Streisand on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/17-12/18/2016Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/17-12/18/2016
by - Dec 18, 2016

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 18, 2016 - Sunday, December 18, 2016. (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 12/17/2016
by - Dec 17, 2016

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 12/17/2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 17, 2016BWW's On This Day - December 17, 2016
by - Dec 17, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 17 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

FALSETTOS Brings Fans an Early Holiday Treat with Surprise Cast Album Release on iTunesFALSETTOS Brings Fans an Early Holiday Treat with Surprise Cast Album Release on iTunes
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that the 2016 Broadway Cast Recording of William Finn and James Lapine's Tony Award-winning musical FALSETTOS – based on the Lincoln Center Theater production – will have a U.S. digital release today, Friday, December 16, 2016. (more...)

Breaking News: We've Got the Low Down- Tony Yazbeck and Laura Osnes Will Lead Manhattan Concert Productions' CRAZY FOR YOUBreaking News: We've Got the Low Down- Tony Yazbeck and Laura Osnes Will Lead Manhattan Concert Productions' CRAZY FOR YOU
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Manhattan Concert Productions has just announced lead casting for their 25th anniversary concert version of Gershwin's musical comedy Crazy for You. Tony award nominees Tony Yazbeck and Laura Osnes, will co-star as Bobby Child and Polly Baker for this one night only event at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center on February 19, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. Five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman will direct the Tony Award-winning Crazy for You 25 years to the day from its opening night on Broadway. The performance features Stroman's choreography from the original production, a chorus of 240 singers from across the United States, a professional cast and creative team, and the enlarged forces of the New York City Chamber Orchestra. Following the success of The Secret Garden earlier this year, Crazy for You marks the fifth installment of Manhattan Concert Productions' critically acclaimed Broadway Series that has also included Parade, Titanic, and Ragtime. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL Returns to Theaters Nationwide This JanuaryRodgers & Hammerstein's CAROUSEL Returns to Theaters Nationwide This January
by Movies News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

A cinematic fusion of fantasy, music, intense drama and widescreen beauty, Rodgers & Hammerstein's celebrated, one-of-a-kind musical returns with "CAROUSEL 60th Anniversary" in movie theaters across the country on Sunday, January 8, and Wednesday, January 11, from Fathom Events and 20th Century Fox. (more...)

DPAC and the 2017 Art of Cool Festival to Welcome Common Next SpringDPAC and the 2017 Art of Cool Festival to Welcome Common Next Spring
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

DPAC and the 2017 Art of Cool (AOC) Festival announce the addition of Golden Globe, Academy and two-time Grammy Award-winning rapper/actor/film producer/poet Common as part of the official lineup for the 2017 AOC Festival taking place in Durham, North Carolina on April 28-30. (more...)

Earth, Wind & Fire to Return to DPAC Next AprilEarth, Wind & Fire to Return to DPAC Next April
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

 America's seventh top-selling musical group of all-time Earth, Wind & Fire is coming to DPAC on Saturday April 1, 2017.  (more...)

Rick Springfield & Richard Marx Coming to DPAC This WinterRick Springfield & Richard Marx Coming to DPAC This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Two incredible stars, Three decades of hits, one night only. Rick Springfield and Richard Marx join forces to bring their catalogues of hits to DPAC on Friday, January 27, performing full solo acoustic sets by both artists. (more...)

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