Sheldon Epps News

Gender: Male
M. BUTTERFLY Cancelled at Pasadena Playhouse; Season to Continue with A CINDERELLA CHRISTMASM. BUTTERFLY Cancelled at Pasadena Playhouse; Season to Continue with A CINDERELLA CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The Pasadena Playhouse announced today it will move the second production of its 2016-2017 Season to a later date in 2017 and will be canceling M. BUTTERFLY. The decision was made after The Playhouse was unable to secure rights to present the play later in its 2016-2017 Season.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Anthony Lee Medina Talks Life IN THE HEIGHTS and Bringing His Usnavi to TUTSBWW Interview: Anthony Lee Medina Talks Life IN THE HEIGHTS and Bringing His Usnavi to TUTS
by Natalie de la Garza - Sep 15, 2016

You may recognize Anthony Lee Medina from your TV screens, but this week he begins his turn as Usnavi in the Theatre Under The Stars-mounted production of IN THE HEIGHTS. Today we catch up with Medina to talk about the show, the 'glamorous' life of a working performer, and the awesomeness of Lin-Manuel Miranda. (more...)

Tony Nominee Dan Knechtges to Helm 'HOW TO SUCCEED...' at TUTSTony Nominee Dan Knechtges to Helm 'HOW TO SUCCEED...' at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has just announced that Dan Knechtges will serve as Director and Choreographer for the upcoming production of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying. (more...)

BWW Preview: Fall 2016 Cleveland Theater CalendarBWW Preview: Fall 2016 Cleveland Theater Calendar
by Roy Berko - Aug 3, 2016

Soon, the leaves will start to turn and many local theatres will be lifting their curtains to welcome a new season. Here's a list of some of the offerings of local theatres through the fall season. SUPPORT YOUR LOCAL THEATRES! (more...)

TUTS Kicks Off National Audition Tour for IN THE HEIGHTSTUTS Kicks Off National Audition Tour for IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars Artistic Advisor, Sheldon Epps and In The Heights Director, Nick DeGruccio kicked off a three city audition tour this weekend for the upcoming TUTS production of In The Heights, the Tony-winning best musical from the creator of Hamilton: An American Musical, Lin-Manuel Miranda. (more...)

THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW to Take Over TUTS This FallTHE ROCKY HORROR SHOW to Take Over TUTS This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is thrilled to present the original stage version of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show, the musical that inspired the iconic 1974 film. Live on stage in Zilkha Hall, November 8-20, 2016. (more...)

RUTHLESS!, KALEIDOSCOPE and More Slated for Creative Cauldron's 2016-17 SeasonRUTHLESS!, KALEIDOSCOPE and More Slated for Creative Cauldron's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

The 2016-17 Season will mark Creative Cauldron's eighth year producing and presenting live theater and music at ArtSpace Falls Church. (more...)

Nick DeGruccio, Jose-Luis Lopez Board IN THE HEIGHTS Creative Team at TUTSNick DeGruccio, Jose-Luis Lopez Board IN THE HEIGHTS Creative Team at TUTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is excited to introduce the creative team behind its production of In The Heights. (more...)

Perez Hilton to Host DREAMGIRLS 35th Anniversary Event in Hollywood with Original Broadway StarsPerez Hilton to Host DREAMGIRLS 35th Anniversary Event in Hollywood with Original Broadway Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Perez Hilton has been set to host Broadway Under the Stars - Celebrating the 35th Anniversary of 'Dreamgirls' - on Sunday, July 10 at 8pm at the John Anson Ford Amphitheatre. (more...)

BWW Feature: Sheldon Epps Brings Diversity And Socially Conscious Theatre to TUTSBWW Feature: Sheldon Epps Brings Diversity And Socially Conscious Theatre to TUTS
by Katricia Lang - Jun 23, 2016

From the Tonys to TUTS we're witnessing a much needed shift in the aesthetics of American theatre. Theatre Under The Stars has been a cornerstone of musical theatre in the city of Houston for 48 years and now it has a new vision, a new presence, and a new artistic advisor -- Sheldon Epps. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

(more...)

The Pasadena Playhouse Names New Executive/Artistic DirectorThe Pasadena Playhouse Names New Executive/Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

The Pasadena Playhouse State Theatre of California announced today that Danny Feldman will be the theatre's new Executive/Artistic Director. Mr. Feldman will work closely with Artistic Director Sheldon Epps during a transitional period. It was previously announced that Mr. Epps is retiring and will become The Pasadena Playhouse's Artistic Director Emeritus. (more...)

IN THE HEIGHTS, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, FUN HOME & More Set for TUTS' 2016-17 SeasonIN THE HEIGHTS, AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, FUN HOME & More Set for TUTS' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announced a new line up for its 2016-17 Season today. (more...)

Photo Flash: Opening Night of THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO at Pasadena PlayhousePhoto Flash: Opening Night of THE MADWOMAN IN THE VOLVO at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

The Pasadena Playhouse presents South Coast Repertory's production of Sandra Tsing Loh's The Madwoman In The Volvo starring Sandra Tsing Loh, Caroline Aaron, and Shannon Holt. The production, directed by Lisa Peterson, opens tonight and plays through June 26, 2016 at The Pasadena Playhouse. The critically acclaimed production comes to The Pasadena Playhouse after its smash World Premiere at South Coast Repertory earlier this year. (more...)

Pasadena Playhouse to Present Sam Harris' HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIRPasadena Playhouse to Present Sam Harris' HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

The Pasadena Playhouse (Sheldon Epps, Artistic Director), in association with Broadway producer Suzi Dietz, announced today that they will present Tony Award-nominee and multi-platinum recording artist Sam Harris' critically acclaimed Off-Broadway production HAM: A MUSICAL MEMOIR.  Directed by Ken Sawyer (Founding Member of The Road Theatre Company) and Billy Porter (Tony Award-winner for Kinky Boots), the musical comedy takes us from a conflicted childhood in Bible-Belt Oklahoma to the dizzying roller coaster ride of a life in show business and the precarious balancing act of fatherhood. The production features musical direction by Todd Schroeder. HAM will play a limited engagement of three performances only on Saturday, July 9 at 2 pm and 8 pm and Sunday, July 10 at 2 pm at The Pasadena Playhouse (39 S. El Molino Avenue). (more...)

Biz of the Musical Theatre Conference Early Registration Deadline Set for 6/1Biz of the Musical Theatre Conference Early Registration Deadline Set for 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

The early registration deadline for the sixth biennial Biz of the Musical Theatre Biz Conference is coming up on June 1. (more...)

Theater Under The Stars Parts With Artistic Director Bruce Lumpkin, Sheldon Epps New Artistic AdvisorTheater Under The Stars Parts With Artistic Director Bruce Lumpkin, Sheldon Epps New Artistic Advisor
by Michael Dale - Apr 25, 2016

The Houston outdoor theatre will be going through a transitional period under its new artistic advisor. (more...)

Sheldon Epps Named TUTS' New Artistic AdvsiorSheldon Epps Named TUTS' New Artistic Advsior
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars announced today that Sheldon Epps will lead the organization through its current transition. Epps will assume the role of Artistic Advisor supporting all aspects of the company. (more...)

FLY, Inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen, Coming to New Victory Theater This MarchFLY, Inspired by the Tuskegee Airmen, Coming to New Victory Theater This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2016

From training to combat, experience the anguish, fears and triumphs of a brotherhood who fought for freedom abroad -- and at home. FLY, directed by Ricardo Khan, co-founder and former artistic director of Crossroads Theatre Company, and choreographed by Hope Clarke (A Free Man of Color; Jelly's Last Jam; Caroline, or Change) and Omar Edwards (Bring in 'da Noise, Bring in 'da Funk), tells the heroic tale of the Tuskegee Airmen through the eyes of four courageous young men. (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 2/15/16Nashville Theater Calendar 2/15/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 15, 2016

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 26   

BROADWAYWORLD TV

Save $$$ on Tickets to:
Backstage with Richard Ridge
Back to Falsettoland w/ OBC - Passing the Torch
Backstage Bite
TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE BITE with ALADDIN's Rodney Ingram!
Turning the Tables
Binge on TURNING THE TABLES!
  Chewing the Scenery with Randy Rainbow
TV:-LuPone's Autobio - Lands EVITA!
KID CRITICS
TV: KID CRITICS Swept Away at PHANTOM
BROADWAY SESSIONS
LION KING Cast Roars at Broadway Sessions