Stephen Flaherty News

Date Of Birth:
September 18, 1960 (53)
Birth Place:
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for April 16th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Apr 16, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Cats,' 'Les Miserables' and 'Songs From An Unmade Bed,' rake in the reviews, 'Road Show' and 'Passion' will be followed by 'Assassins,' Theo readies 'The Andrews Sisters,' Kokandy brings back 'The Full Monty' and 'Loving Repeating,' plus two kids shows and more! (more...)

Fight from the Heart! ROCKY First Listen - Preview Five Songs from the Original Broadway Cast Recording!
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2014

The new original Broadway cast recording of ROCKY will be released on May 27th, 2014, and the show just revealed a preview of five tracks from the album. Click below to get a first listen! (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2014

Bristol Riverside Theatre announces its 2014-2015 mainstage season including two comedies, a play with music, a musical and a classic drama. The new season features the Tony Award-winning comedy The 39 Steps adapted byPatrick Barlow, Neil Simon's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Lost in Yonkers, Always…Patsy Cline about the Grammy Award-winning singer, the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime with book by Terrence McNally, music byStephen Flaherty, and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and the timeless drama An Enemy of the People by Henrik Ibsen. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SEUSSICAL - Dr Seuss Prescribes the Perfect School Holiday Medicine
by Brett Considine - Apr 10, 2014

Timing is everything in theatre and the Old Carey Performing Arts Club seems to have got it right yet again. With school holidays having arrived Seussical could not have come at a better time, providing a wonderfully entertaining experience for kids and those who are kids at heart. (more...)

Ben Mingay, Spanky, Debora Krizak, THE BOLD AND THE MUSICAL and More Set for 2014 Slide Cabaret Festival, May 19-31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

The THIRD ANNUAL SLIDE CABARET FESTIVAL is the biggest and best yet with the addition of a new venue, a late night piano bar, an exciting variety of supporting artists and of course, the stellar line up of award winning local, national and international artists that Slide has proven can deliver to Sydney time and time again. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim, Lin-Manuel Miranda & More Will Stand Up Against Sheet Music Piracy at Dramatists Guild Event, 4/21
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Dramatists Guild's Anti-Piracy Committee will host their first-ever Anti-Piracy awareness event on Monday, April 21 from 5pm - 7pm. (more...)

New York Stage And Film, Vassar Set 30th Anniversary Season: 'BABYLON LINE,' THE LISTENER & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, are pleased to announce the three new works that will be featured on the Mainstage during the 2014 Powerhouse Theater Season, running from June 20 to July 27 at Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, New York). Subscriptions go on sale May 7; full programming and ticket sale information will be announced at a later date. (more...)

VIDEO: Andy Karl & Margo Seibert 'Having Time of My Life' in ROCKY; Watch 'Today' Appearance
by TV News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

Andy Karl and Margo Seibert, the stars of Broadway's “Rocky: The Musical,” stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to chat with anchor Matt Lauer about starring in the Broadway version of the Oscar-winning film. (more...)

VIDEO: Sylvester Stallone Reveals 'No One Wanted Me for Rocky'
by TV News Desk - Apr 01, 2014

Sylvester Stallone stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC and revealed that the powers that be in Hollywood did want him to play the iconic role of boxing champ Rocky Balboa. (more...)

VIDEO: 'Today' Goes Behind-the-Scenes of Broadway's ROCKY
by TV News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

TODAY's Willie Geist got an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the new "Rocky" musical, Sylvester Stallone's adaptation of his Oscar-winning film (more...)

SEUSSICAL to Play Chicago Shakespeare Theater, 7/5-8/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Chicago Shakespeare Theater brings the humor and magic of Dr. Seuss to life onstage this summer in the Broadway musical comedy Seussical for young audiences and their families. Directed by Scott Weinstein with musical direction by Michael Mahler, Seussical will be performed July 5 through August 17 in CST's Courtyard Theater. (more...)

Jane Lynch, Kate Baldwin, Roslyn Kind & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

This April, May and June at 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit (more...)

ROCKY Original Broadway Cast Recording Now Available For Pre-Order, Out 5/27
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 27, 2014

The original cast recording for the new Broadway production of screen-to-stage adaptation of ROCKY is now available for pre-order. (more...)

Ismenia Mendes Joins Cast of YOUR MOTHER'S COPY OF THE KAMA SUTRA at Playwrights Horizons; Sarah Sutherland Withdraws Due to Illness
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Playwrights Horizons has announced new details for its World Premiere production of YOUR MOTHER'S COPY OF THE KAMA SUTRA, a new play by Kirk Lynn (Co-Artistic Director, Austin's Rude Mechanicals), directed by Obie Award winner Anne Kauffman (Detroit, Maple and Vine at PH; Belleville; This Wide Night; The Thugs), which begins previews this weekend. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Debut of the Month - ROCKY's Margo Seibert
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 26, 2014

ROCKY's Margo Seibert talks exclusively to BroadwayWorld about why her Broadway debut was truly art imitating life. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the MOTHERS AND SONS Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
by Walter McBride - Mar 25, 2014

Four-time Tony® Award winning playwright Terrence McNally just celebrated two milestones on The Great White Way-his 20th Broadway production and the 50th Anniversary of his Broadway debut-with the opening night of his newest play, Mothers and Sons, at the Golden Theatre (252 West 45th Street) last night, March 24, 2014. Over the course of five decades, Mr. McNally has chronicled the human experience with a wide range of works including Frankie and Johnny in the Clair de Lune, The Full Monty, Ragtime, Master Class, Love! Valour! Compassion!, Kiss of the Spider Woman,The Rink, The Ritz, and Bad Habits. BroadwayWorld was there for McNally's big opening night and below you can check out photos from the star-studded red carpet. Guests included Bernadette Peters, Victor Garber, Chita Rivera, Doris Riberts and more! (more...)

Julie Taymor, Tyne Daly, Donna Murphy & More Set for Drama League's 2014 Spring Season Events
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Drama League has announced their Spring 2014 Programming Schedule of special performances, events and educational offerings at the new Drama League Theater Center in Tribeca. Highlights include intimate evenings with Tony Award winners Tyne Daly, Terrence McNally, Donna Murphy, Julie Taymor, William Ivey Long and the composing team of Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty. (more...)

Stage One Awards £25,000 to Theatre Producer David Hutchinson
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Stage One, the charity that supports new UK commercial theatre producers and productions, today announces the latest recipient of its Start-Up Investment Fund. David Hutchinson has been awarded £25,000 by the charity to co-produce the forthcoming UK tour of Avenue Q, opening 23 April 2014 at Greenwich Theatre. Hutchinson, Stage One Bursary recipient in 2013, will co-produce with Richard Darbourne, who has been supported by the charity's Bursary and Start-Up Funds previously. (more...)

Twitter Watch: ROCKY- Neil Patrick Harris Visits Broadway's ROCKY
by BWW Staff - Mar 22, 2014

On Twitter Watch, ROCKY wrote ' Last night, @ActuallyNPH from @HedwigOnBway experienced ROCKY!' (more...)

RAGTIME, SEUSSICAL and More Set for COCA, Now thru Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

COCA St. Louis has announced its upcoming events, programs and performances. Details below! (more...)

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