Sean McDermott News

Sean McDermott, Sarah Litzsinger and More Set for NYMF's 'THE MUSIC BOX', 7/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Broadway veterans Sean McDermott and Sarah Litzsinger will join a cast of seasoned performers in The New York Musical Theatre Festival's (NYMF) The Music Box, An Evening of Lady Composers on July 23. Performances will take place at 6 and 9 PM at the Ford Foundation Studio Ford Foundation Studio Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center. (more...)

THE MAPMAKER'S OPERA Set for NYMF, 7/9-20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

The New York Musical Theater Festival, Stella Entertainment and Quill & Quaver Associates will present the world premiere of the new Australian Musical, THE MAPMAKER'S OPERA, based on the novel "The Mapmakers Opera" by Bea Gonzalez, with a dynamic score based on Gypsy Flamenco, Latino and regional Mexican infused musical styles, July 9-20 at the Pearl Theatre, 555 West 42nd St. A moving love story set against the backdrop of the Mexican Revolution, and an Official Selection of the 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival's Next Link Project, THE MAPMAKER'S OPERA is directed by Donald Brenner with book and Lyrics by Victor Kazan and music by Kevin Purcell. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Pioneer Theatre Company's SWEET CHARITY is Filled with Life
by Tyler Hinton - May 13, 2014

Pioneer Theatre Company's production of SWEET CHARITY is a zany, zingy concoction filled with life and all that comes with it. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Present SWEET CHARITY, 5/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

Charity Hope Valentine is a dancehall girl who dreams of love and believes the man of her dreams is just around the corner. A great score, including the songs 'Hey Big Spender!' and 'If My Friends Could See Me Now,' incredible dancing - originally choreographed by Broadway legend Bob Fosse - and one of the most memorable heroines of the past sixty years combine to make Sweet Charity a must-see show. Never before produced at PTC, Sweet Charity is a razzle-dazzle closer for the 2013-14 season. (more...)

'THE BARDY BUNCH' Begins Off-Broadway Run Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The fun begins tonight, March 20th when THE BARDY BUNCH: THE WAR OF THE FAMILIES PARTRIDGE AND BRADY', the musical that created a sensation at FringeNYC, returns for a special engagement at Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46th Street). (more...)

'THE BARDY BUNCH' Set for Off-Broadway Run, Begin. 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

The fun begins on March 20th when THE BARDY BUNCH: THE WAR OF THE FAMILIES PARTRIDGE AND BRADY', the musical that created a sensation at FringeNYC, returns for a special engagement at Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46th Street). (more...)

BWW TV: Richard Jay-Alexander Talks Streisand, Chenoweth, Peters & More on Spotlight on the Arts
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 13, 2014

We reached out to Associate Producer and Director Mark Demeter to see if we could access the interview, who happily complied! BECON TV's mission is to use broadcast television and the most current technologies to develop and deliver quality multi-media instructional, educational and community programming to enhance student achievement and life-long learning. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: MISS SAIGON Turns 24 & The Revival Heat Is On
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 20, 2013

The follow-up to LES MISERABLES by composers Claude-Michel Schonberg and Alain Boublil was eagerly awaited throughout the late 80s, and, on September 20, 1989 the mega-musical finally premiered at the West End's Theatre Royal Drury Lane - and MISS SAIGON, too, was a sensation. Plus, a revival awaits! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside SILENCE's Closing Night After Party
by Walter McBride - Jul 08, 2013

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL ended its triumphant two-year run yesterday, July 7th, 2013, at the Elektra Theatre. The production played a total of 529 performances and eight previews.BroadwayWorld was there for closing night and you can check out photos from the festivities below! (more...)

BWW Flashback: SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Ends Two-Year Run Off-Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 07, 2013

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL will end its triumphant two-year run today, July 7th, 2013, at the Elektra Theatre. The production will have played a total of 529 performances and eight previews. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through the parody's time off-Broadway! (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL to End Two-Year Run on July 7
by BWW News Desk - Jul 07, 2013

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL will end its triumphant two-year run next Today, July 7th at the Elektra Theatre. The production will have played a total of 529 performances and eight previews. The show's producer, Theater Mogul, is currently negotiating licensing deals for future SILENCE! productions to open during the 2013-14 season in major markets across the country and around the world. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Ends Off-Broadway Run this Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2013

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL will end its triumphant two-year run this Sunday, July 7th at the Elektra Theatre. The show's producer, Theater Mogul, is currently negotiating licensing deals for future SILENCE! productions to open during the 2013-14 season in major markets across the country and around the world. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL to End Two-Year Run on July 7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL will end its triumphant two-year run next Sunday, July 7th at the Elektra Theatre. The production will have played a total of 529 performances and eight previews. The show's producer, Theater Mogul, is currently negotiating licensing deals for future SILENCE! productions to open during the 2013-14 season in major markets across the country and around the world. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Begins Final 9 Performances, Ends 2-Year Off Broadway Run on 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL will end its triumphant two-year run Sunday, July 7th at the Elektra Theatre. The production will have played a total of 529 performances and eight previews. The show's producer, Theater Mogul, is currently negotiating licensing deals for futureSILENCE! productions to open during the 2013-14 season in major markets across the country and around the world. (more...)

Charlie Williams Joins SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

Beginning today, June 15th, Charlie Williams will be the new Dream Hannibal in Off-Broadway's long-running smash SILENCE! THE MUSICAL at the Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square. SILENCE! announced this week that it will end its triumphant two-year run Sunday, July 7th. The show's producer, Theater Mogul, is currently negotiating licensing deals for futureSILENCE! productions to open during the 2013-14 season in major markets across the country and around the world. (more...)

Charlie Williams to Join SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Tomorrow for Final Month of Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013

Beginning tomorrow, June 15th, Charlie Williams will be the new Dream Hannibal in Off-Broadway's long-running smash SILENCE! THE MUSICAL at the Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square. SILENCE! announced yesterday that it will end its triumphant two-year run Sunday, July 7th. The show's producer, Theater Mogul, is currently negotiating licensing deals for future SILENCE! productions to open during the 2013-14 season in major markets across the country and around the world. (more...)

Becca Tobin, Derek Klena & More Set for Oklahoma Relief Benefit NY4OK, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

NY4OK: A one night only, star-studded benefit concert to raise funds for the public school arts programs devastated by the recent tornadoes in Oklahoma will take place on June 17th at 9:30pm at le Poisson Rouge (158 Bleeker Street). Stars of Broadway, Film, TV, and Popular Music will bring New York together in a night of live music with a silent auction and raffle prizes. All proceeds will go to rebuilding the Oklahoma school arts programs devastated by the May tornadoes. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL to Play Extra Holiday Show Today
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2013

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL will play a special added holiday performance today at the Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square. The show, which normally plays at 5 PM on Sundays, will have two performances today at 2 & 7 PM. Winner of the 2012 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, SILENCE! is the unauthorized parody of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, with book byHunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli. After opening initially at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews, the show immediately became a sold-out phenomenon and was selected by Time Magazine as one of the year's Top 5 Musicals. (more...)

SILENCE! Announces Memorial Day Weekend Schedule
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2013

SILENCE! The Musical will play a special enhanced holiday schedule this weekend at the Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square. The Memorial Day weekend performance schedule will be both Saturday andSunday at 2 & 7 PM. Winner of the 2012 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, SILENCE! THE MUSICAL is the unauthorized parody of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, with book by Hunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli. After opening initially at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews, the show immediately became a sold-out phenomenon and was selected by Time Magazine as one of the year's Top 5 Musicals. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Celebrates 500th Performance Today
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

Off-Broadway's sellout sensation SILENCE! THE MUSICAL will celebrate its 500th performance at the 2 PM matinee today, May 18th at the Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square. (more...)

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