Thomas Meehan News

Lynn Ahrens & Stephen Flaherty Set for Drama League's UP CLOSE Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

ROCKY's Tony Award Winning composing team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty will join the Drama League's Up Close Series on Wednesday, April 23rd at 7:00PM at the Drama League Theatre Center (32 Avenues of the Americas). This night of industry insights will be hosted by Tony Award Nominee and ROCKY director, Alex Timbers. To purchase tickets and for further information please visit www.dramaleague.org (more...)

2014 Drama League Award Nominations Announced - Shows, Stars & More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 23, 2014

Co-Hosts Judith Light and Christopher Sieber announced the nominations for the 2014 Drama League Awards, including Distinguished Production of a Play, Distinguished Production of a Musical, Distinguished Revival of a Play, Distinguished Revival of a Musical, and the much coveted Distinguished Performance Award. The 2014 Drama League Nomination announcement begins the month of celebrations leading up to the 80th Annual Drama League Awards, which will be held at the Marriott Marquis Times Square (1535 Broadway) on Friday, May 16, 2014 at noon hosted by Broadway veteran Jesse Tyler Ferguson. (more...)

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN to Open 5/9 at Rivertown Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Under the direction of multi-talented performer, director and theatrical creator, Ricky Graham, and starring Rivertown Theaters' co-artistic director, Gary Rucker, Young Frankenstein, will debut in New Orleans May 9 - 24, closing out the 2014 Spring line-up on the theater's Main Stage. The multi-award winning musical, with the Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan and Music & Lyrics by Brooks, is an inspired re-imagining of Mel Brooks' classic comedy movie masterpiece. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/21- ANNIE
by Stage Tube - Apr 21, 2014

Today in 1977, Annie opened at the Alvin Theatre (now the Neil Simon Theatre), where it ran for 2377 performances. Annie is a Broadway musical based upon the popular Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie, with music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and the book by Thomas Meehan. It spawned numerous productions in many countries, as well as national tours, and won the Tony Award for Best Musical. The musical's songs 'Tomorrow' and 'It's the Hard-Knock Life' are among its most popular musical numbers. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 4/19- THE PRODUCERS
by Stage Tube - Apr 19, 2014

Today in 2001, The Producers opened at the St. James Theatre, where it ran for 2502 performances. The Producers is a musical adapted by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan from Brooks' 1968 film of the same name, with lyrics written by Brooks and music composed by Brooks and arranged by Glen Kelly and Doug Besterman. As in the film, the story concerns two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Starring Nathan Lane and Matthew Broderick, it won a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards. It spawned a successful London production running for three years, national tours, many productions worldwide and a 2005 film version. (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...)

STAGE TUBE: Nuevo tráiler del remake de 'Annie'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Apr 15, 2014

Sony Pictures ha lanzado un nuevo tráiler internacional del remake de 'Annie', que se estrenará en España el 25 de diciembre. (more...)

ROCKY's Cast Album Tracklist Announced; Release Set for 5/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Universal Music Enterprises, Stage Entertainment USA, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer and Sylvester Stallone announced today the forthcoming release of the new original Broadway cast recording of ROCKY, on May 27th, 2014 (UMe). ROCKY has an original score by the Tony® Award-winning team Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Ragtime, Once On This Island), who are the album's producers; additionally the score incorporates the iconic songs 'Eye Of The Tiger' and 'Gonna Fly Now.' The musical, which opened Thursday, March 13th at the historic Winter Garden Theatre, stars Andy Karl as Rocky, Margo Seibert as Adrian (making her Broadway debut), Terence Archie as Apollo Creed and features a superb ensemble. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - All-New International Trailer for ANNIE!
by Movies News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Sony Pictures has released a new, international trailer for their upcoming ANNIE remake. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for St. Louis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Portland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for South Carolina (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts to Present YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, 5/9-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

Under the direction of multi-talented performer, director and theatrical creator, Ricky Graham, and starring Rivertown Theaters' co-artistic director, Gary Rucker, Young Frankenstein, will debut in New Orleans May 9 - 24, closing out the 2014 Spring line-up on the theater's Main Stage. The multi-award winning musical, with the Book by Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan and Music & Lyrics by Brooks, is an inspired re-imagining of Mel Brooks' classic comedy movie masterpiece. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for South Carolina (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Wichita (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Portland (more...)

Atlanta Lyric Theatre Stages Timeless Classic ANNIE, Now thru 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

'Leapin' Lizards!' Atlanta Lyric Theatre, the metro area's only professional musical theatre company, presents one of the best-loved family musicals of all time--ANNIE, tonight, April 4 - 20, 2014 at The Jennie T. Anderson Theatre (548 S. Marietta Pkwy., Marietta). (more...)

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