Second Stage News

PHOTO: Amanda Seyfried Shears Long Hair for Locks of Love Donation!PHOTO: Amanda Seyfried Shears Long Hair for Locks of Love Donation!
by Movies News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Amanda Seyfried took to Instagram to share her latest look, a short bob, after she took several inches of her long hair off as a donation to the Locks of Love charitable organization. (more...)

New Pasek & Paul Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN Premieres Tonight at Arena StageNew Pasek & Paul Musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN Premieres Tonight at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, presents DEAR EVAN HANSEN. The original musical, featuring a score by Tony Award nominees Benj Pasek & Justin Paul (Broadway's A Christmas Story, The Musical; Dogfight), a book by Steven Levenson (Masters of Sex) and directed by three-time Tony Award nominee Michael Greif (Broadway's Rent, Next to Normal, If/Then), is a contemporary, intimate story of hope, heartache and the things in life we all need-friends, family and a place to call home. With choreography by Danny Mefford and music supervision, orchestrations and dance arrangements by Tony Award winner Alex Lacamoire, Dear Evan Hansen runs now through August 23, 2015, opening tonight, July 30, in the Kreeger Theater. (more...)

KING LIZ, Starring Karen Pittman, Extends at Second Stage UptownKING LIZ, Starring Karen Pittman, Extends at Second Stage Uptown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

Second Stage Theatre 2015 Uptown Series' acclaimed production of KING LIZ has been extended by one week and will now play through Saturday, August 15.  Written by Fernanda Coppel (Chimichangas and Zoloft) and directed by Lisa Peterson, KING LIZ features MICHAEL CULLEN, JEREMIE HARRIS, RUSSELL G. JONES, CAROLINE LAGERFELT, IRENE SOFIA LUCIO and KAREN PITTMAN.  (more...)

THE BIG QUIZ THING Comes To New York Historical Society With Broadway Night, 8/7THE BIG QUIZ THING Comes To New York Historical Society With Broadway Night, 8/7
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 29, 2015

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Lynn Nottage's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Set for DMT, 8/27-9/20Lynn Nottage's BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK Set for DMT, 8/27-9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre 2015-2016 Revelations Season kicks off with the regional premiere of Lynn Nottage's biting satire about racial stereotyping in Hollywood: BY THE WAY, MEET VERA STARK.  By The Way, Meet Vera Stark will have 15 performances, including one preview, August 27 through September 20, 2015, at the Douglas Morrisson Theatre, 22311 N. Third St. in Hayward, CA. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: The Cast of Off-Broadway-Bound INVISIBLE THREAD Will Travel to UgandaSTAGE TUBE: The Cast of Off-Broadway-Bound INVISIBLE THREAD Will Travel to Uganda
by Jessica Showers - Jul 28, 2015

Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews' INVISIBLE THREAD, formerly titled WITNESS UGANDA, is headed on the trip of a lifetime before it lands back in the States for its off-Broadway premiere at Second Stage this fall. The cast has surpassed its $45,000 crowdfunding goal and will be traveling to Uganda to connect with the students that inspired the show. Click below to see what the creators had to say about the trip! (more...)

Betsy Wolfe & Matt Bittner to Lead World Premiere of New Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE at La Jolla Playhouse, Opening Tonight!Betsy Wolfe & Matt Bittner to Lead World Premiere of New Robert Lopez & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Musical UP HERE at La Jolla Playhouse, Opening Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse opens its world premiere of Up Here, a new musical comedy featuring book, music and lyrics by the husband-and-wife composing team of Robert Lopez (The Book of Mormon, Avenue Q) and Kristen Anderson-Lopez (In Transit), recipients of the 2014 Academy Award for Best Original Song for their hit song, 'Let It Go,' from the Disney animated film Frozen. Up Here is directed by Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers (Broadway's Rocky, Off-Broadway's Here Lies Love, Playhouse's Peter and the Starcatcher) and will run July 28 - September 6 in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre. Up Here is being presented by special arrangement with Scott Sanders Theatrical Productions, along with Victor Alvarez, Warner/Chappell Music, Sally Horchow International Productions, Caiola Productions, Dominion Pictures. (more...)

Jeffrey Brian Adams and More to Lead DOGFIGHT at San Francisco Playhouse This FallJeffrey Brian Adams and More to Lead DOGFIGHT at San Francisco Playhouse This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

San Francisco Playhouse opens its thirteenth Mainstage season with the San Francisco premiere of the musical Dogfight, directed by Bill English. The show will feature Jeffrey Brian Adams* (Promises, Promises), Jordan Bridges, Caitlin Brooke, Nikita Burshteyn, Brandon Dahlquist*, Sally Dana*, Kathryn Hart, Andrew Humann, Amy Lizardo*, AeJay Mitchell, and Michael Gene Sullivan*. (more...)

Brian Reno and Gabriel Vega Weissman's LOOSE CANON Will Play at FringeNYC This AugustBrian Reno and Gabriel Vega Weissman's LOOSE CANON Will Play at FringeNYC This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Playwrights Brian Reno and Gabriel Vega Weissman will present Loose Canon as part of the 19th annual New York International Fringe Festival- FringeNYC. Brian and Gabriel love a bargain. They drink beers on the couch instead of at the bar. One day, looking for something cheap to do, they entered a playwriting contest. Our fledgling artists wrote their first draft in the cradle of inspiration... the dining hall of Gowanus IKEA. Two years later they are excited to bring their work to life. (more...)

Superior Suiting: The Indochino Experience, Part 1Superior Suiting: The Indochino Experience, Part 1
by Patrick Kennedy - Jul 27, 2015

A focus on suiting essentials and intelligently low-key customization makes Indochino's showroom options and online collection indispensable. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/27/2015 - 'ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS' Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/27/2015 - 'ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS' Opens and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 27, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: James Lecesne brings 'ABSOLUTE BRIGHTNESS' off-Broadway and more! (more...)

Karen Pittman and More Lead KING LIZ, Opening Tonight at Second Stage UptownKaren Pittman and More Lead KING LIZ, Opening Tonight at Second Stage Uptown
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

Second Stage Theatre continues the 2015 Uptown Series with the World Premiere of King Liz, written by Fernanda Coppel (Chimichangas and Zoloft) and directed by Lisa Peterson. King Liz will feature MICHAEL CULLEN, JEREMIE HARRIS, RUSSELL G. JONES, CAROLINE LAGERFELT, IRENE SOFIA LUCIO, and KAREN PITTMAN. Previews began Monday, July 13th, for opening night tonight, July 27th, 2015. (more...)

BWW Special Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN - Arena Stage's Free Program with the Creative Team of the World Premiere MusicalBWW Special Coverage: DEAR EVAN HANSEN - Arena Stage's Free Program with the Creative Team of the World Premiere Musical
by Charles Shubow - Jul 24, 2015

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Aurora Theatre to Present Bay Area Debut of MUD BLUE SKY, 8/28-9/27Aurora Theatre to Present Bay Area Debut of MUD BLUE SKY, 8/28-9/27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 24th season with the Bay Area Premiere of award-winning playwright Marisa Wegrzyn's (Hickorydickory, The Butcher of Baraboo) MUD BLUE SKY. (more...)

2015 HOLA Awards to Honor Benicio del Toro, Selenis Leyva and More This Fall2015 HOLA Awards to Honor Benicio del Toro, Selenis Leyva and More This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

The Hispanic Organization of Latin Actors (HOLA), the nation's longest running active arts advocacy organization for Latino actors, is pleased to announce that it will honor Academy Award-winning actor Benicio del Toro with the 2015 Raul Julia HOLA Founders Award. He will join "Orange is the New Black" star Selenis Leyva, "Jane The Virgin" star Andrea Navedo, "Blue Bloods" star Marisa Ramirez, and others at the Sixteenth Annual HOLA Awards Gala and Benefit. The HOLA Awards will take place on Monday, October 14, 2015 at 6pm at The Battery Gardens, located on the waterfront overlooking New York Harbor in Battery Park (opposite 17 State Street in lower Manhattan). (more...)

Directors Set for Sundance Institute | LUMA Foundation Theatre Directors RetreatDirectors Set for Sundance Institute | LUMA Foundation Theatre Directors Retreat
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

Six theatre directors will participate in the third Sundance Institute | LUMA Foundation Theatre Directors Retreat in Arles, France, July 31 through August 12. The Retreat is part of the Institute's year-round work with the theatre community and is one of 24 residency Labs the Institute hosts each year for independent artists in theatre, film, new media and episodic content. (more...)

Casting Announcement: Ugly Lies the BoneCasting Announcement: Ugly Lies the Bone
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Jul 23, 2015

I am excited to announce the full cast for Lindsey Ferrentino's Ugly Lies The Bone, directed by Patricia McGregor. The cast will feature Mamie Gummer (Jess), Karron Graves (Kacie), Caitlin O'Connell (Voice/Their Mom), Chris Stack (Stevie), and Haynes Thigpen (Kelvin). (more...)

Newport Board Group, an Advisory Firm of CEOs, Releases a List of the Best Business Books for Business Owners and ExecutivesNewport Board Group, an Advisory Firm of CEOs, Releases a List of the Best Business Books for Business Owners and Executives
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2015

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ON RECORD: Sarah Stiles' Five Favorite Cast Albums- It Was Terrifying and Thrilling and I Wanted to Be a Part of ItON RECORD: Sarah Stiles' Five Favorite Cast Albums- It Was Terrifying and Thrilling and I Wanted to Be a Part of It
by On Record - Jul 21, 2015

Ever wonder which Broadway tunes have inspired your favorite performers? Check back every Tuesday for ON RECORD- to find out which cast recordings have made an impact on Broadway's brightest stars. In this week's edition, we hear from Sarah Stiles, who is currently starring as 'Jessica' in Hand to God- playing at the Booth Theatre. Read on to find out her top five picks! (more...)

Joe Iconis' New Musical BE MORE CHILL to Receive Cast RecordingJoe Iconis' New Musical BE MORE CHILL to Receive Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Ghostlight Records will record the Original Cast Album of Be More Chill, the new musical which recently had its world premiere production at Two River Theater, Red Bank, NJ. Be More Chill has music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, book by Joe Tracz and is based on the novel by Ned Vizzini. The show was directed by Stephen Brackett with Chase Brock serving as choreographer. Also available on Ghostlight is the cast recording of Things To Ruin - The Songs of Joe Iconis and The Joe Iconis Rock and Roll Jamboree. To sign up for updates on Be More Chill, visit www.sh-k-boom.com/be-more-chill. (more...)

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