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Theatreworks USA to Premiere PETE THE CAT Musical Off-Broadway This SummerTheatreworks USA to Premiere PETE THE CAT Musical Off-Broadway This Summer
by BroadwayWorld JR - Jun 7, 2017

This summer, Theatreworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences, will present the Off-Broadway Premiere of the new musical PETE THE CAT. It will begin performances on July 19 and run through August 18, with its benefit opening on July 25 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

Theatreworks USA to Present Free Limited Off-Broadway Engagement of PETE THE CAT at the Lucille Lortel TheatreTheatreworks USA to Present Free Limited Off-Broadway Engagement of PETE THE CAT at the Lucille Lortel Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

This summer, Theatreworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences, will present the Off-Broadway Premiere of the new musical PETE THE CAT. It will begin performances on July 19 and run through August 18, with its benefit opening on July 25 at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). (more...)

Victoria Clark-Helmed Musical THE TROUBLE WITH DOUG Opens Tonight in DenmarkVictoria Clark-Helmed Musical THE TROUBLE WITH DOUG Opens Tonight in Denmark
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Trouble With Doug, a new musical from award-winning writers Will Aronson and Daniel Mate, is receiving its European premiere at Denmark's Fredericia Theatre tonight, May 11th, through June 2nd. (more...)

Photo Flash: A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Returns To The Catalina Tonight With Host Barrett FoaPhoto Flash: A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Returns To The Catalina Tonight With Host Barrett Foa
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Tonight, April 24, A Little New Music returns to the Catalina Jazz Club in Hollywood to present their 14th evening of artists performing new and unheard musical theatre pieces in a classic cabaret setting, with hosts Barrett Foa, (B'way: AVENUE Q, SPELLING BEE, TV: 'NCIS:LA') and ALNM founding producer, Christopher Maikish. (more...)

Barrett Foa to Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC at Catalina Jazz ClubBarrett Foa to Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC at Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

On Monday, April 24 at 8:30pm,  A Little New Music  will feature an eclectic array of artists performing original music theatre pieces in a classic cabaret-like setting at the historic Catalina Jazz Club. (more...)

Barrett Foa to Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC This Spring at Catalina Jazz ClubBarrett Foa to Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC This Spring at Catalina Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

On Monday, April 24 at 8:30pm, A Little New Music will feature an eclectic array of artists performing original music theatre pieces in a classic cabaret-like setting at the historic Catalina Jazz Club. (more...)

Mauckingbird Theatre Company to Present SING OUT LOUD Concert of LGBTQ CompositionsMauckingbird Theatre Company to Present SING OUT LOUD Concert of LGBTQ Compositions
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2017

Mauckingbird Theatre Company, now in its 10th season presenting professional gay-themed theater, brings a benefit concert of new LGBTQ compositions to Philly. Funny. Political. Satirical. (more...)

Mauckingbird Theatre Company to Present SING OUT LOUD Concert of LGBTQ CompositionsMauckingbird Theatre Company to Present SING OUT LOUD Concert of LGBTQ Compositions
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

Mauckingbird Theatre Company, now in its 10th season presenting professional gay-themed theater, brings a benefit concert of new LGBTQ compositions to Philly. Funny. Political. Satirical. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Rosiland Brown (One Mo' Time, Footloose) and Linedy Genao (On Your Feet) are set to star in Bill Nelson's Nutcrackin' Christmas, a one-night, all-original, holiday brouhaha on December 5 at Don't Tell Mama. (more...)

Kaufman Music Center's 'Bound for Broadway' Musicals AnnouncedKaufman Music Center's 'Bound for Broadway' Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

At this annual event eagerly anticipated by New York's most serious and knowledgeable musical theater fans, Tony nominee and Emmy Award winner LIZ CALLAWAY will introduce the creative teams behind five new musicals on Monday, September 26, 2016, 7:30 pm, at Merkin Concert Hall. (more...)

Kate Wetherhead Hosts NAMT's SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE TodayKate Wetherhead Hosts NAMT's SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

National Alliance for Musical Theatre presents the SONGWRITERS CABARET and SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE hosted by Drama Desk Nominee Kate Wetherhead, which are part of the 28th annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS. (more...)

Kate Wetherhead to Host NAMT's SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE; Cabaret Lineup Complete!Kate Wetherhead to Host NAMT's SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE; Cabaret Lineup Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year's line-up for the SONGWRITERS CABARET and SONGWRITERS SHOWCASE hosted by Drama Desk Nominee Kate Wetherhead, which are part of the 28th annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS. (more...)

Don't Miss PETE THE CAT LIVE On Stage at The Ridgefield PlayhouseDon't Miss PETE THE CAT LIVE On Stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

Everyone's favorite cat is bringing a groovy adventure to The Ridgefield Playhouse!  Ridgefield Academy Family Series presents the Theatreworks USA production of Pete the Cat at on Today, October 1 with performances at 11am and 2pm.  This rockin' and finger-snapping production is partially underwritten by Books on the Common, South Salem Animal Hospital and Noah's Ark Animal Hospital.   (more...)

Kaufman Music Center's BOUND FOR BROADWAY Musicals AnnouncedKaufman Music Center's BOUND FOR BROADWAY Musicals Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Kaufman Music Center's annual showcase of some of the best new musicals headed to New York theaters will include shows by Academy Award Winner and 'Let It Go' songwriter KRISTEN ANDERSON-LOPEZ ('Frozen') and RICK ELICE ('Jersey Boys,' 'Peter and the Starcatcher'), plus music director ANDY EINHORN ('Bullets Over Broadway, 'Sondheim on Sondheim' & the upcoming 'Hello, Dolly' starring Bette Midler). Featuring performances by BETSY WOLFE ('Falsettos'), SEBASTIAN ARCELUS ('Jersey Boys,' TV series 'House of Cards' and 'Madam Secretary'), DREW GEHLING ('Waitress') and many more. (more...)

Don't Miss PETE THE CAT LIVE On Stage at The Ridgefield PlayhouseDon't Miss PETE THE CAT LIVE On Stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Everyone's favorite cat is bringing a groovy adventure to The Ridgefield Playhouse!  Ridgefield Academy Family Series presents the Theatreworks USA production of Pete the Cat at on Saturday, October 1 with performances at 11am and 2pm.  This rockin' and finger-snapping production is partially underwritten by Books on the Common, South Salem Animal Hospital and Noah's Ark Animal Hospital.   (more...)

Theatreworks USA Production of PETE THE CAT Begins October 1stTheatreworks USA Production of PETE THE CAT Begins October 1st
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Ridgefield Academy presents the Theatreworks USA production of Pete the Cat at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Saturday, October 1 with performances at 11am and 2pm and is partially underwritten by Books on the Common.  (more...)

Feast of Arts Fest Shows to Play the Alexander Bar Upstairs Theatre in Cape TownFeast of Arts Fest Shows to Play the Alexander Bar Upstairs Theatre in Cape Town
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Cape Town's Alexander Bar, Cafe and Theatre will host a series of seven productions starting on 20 June, all of which are en route to the 2016 National Arts Festival in Grahamstown. Satire, stand-up comedy, drama, physical theatre, musical theatre, experimental theatre and cabaret all form a part of the diverse line-up. (more...)

19 Musical Theatre Writers Announced for This Summer's Rhinebeck Writers Retreat19 Musical Theatre Writers Announced for This Summer's Rhinebeck Writers Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2016

Founding Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the 19 writers and 9 new musicals selected for this summer's Rhinebeck Writers Retreat residencies.  For nine consecutive weeks beginning June 26, each writing team will have a weeklong residency in Rhinebeck, New York to write their new musical. This year's writers include New York Drama Critics award winner Brian Crawley, Tony nominee Hunter Foster, 2016 Kleban award winner Daniel Goldstein, Susan Smith Blackburn finalist Michele Lowe, Arlen award winner Georgia Stitt, Fred Ebb award winner Adam Gwon, and New Dramatists Loewe Award winner Sarah Hammond. The 9 musicals were selected from among 95 applicants by a distinguished panel: Kent Nicholson of Playwrights Horizons, Donna Lynn Hilton of Goodspeed Musicals, Barbara Pasternack of Theatreworks USA, Steve Stettler of Weston Playhouse, Mara Isaacs of Octopus Theatricals, Drama Desk nominated composer Neil Bartram, and Robert Zukerman, former Director of Theatre at the New York State Council on the Arts.  (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre & Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Extend PLEASE CONTINUEEnsemble Studio Theatre & Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Extend PLEASE CONTINUE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

ENSEMBLE STUDIO THEATRE (EST) (William Carden, Artistic Director, Paul A. Slee, Executive Director) and ALFRED P. SLOAN FOUNDATION (Doron Weber, Vice-President, Programs) are proud to announce that due to popular demand, the limited engagement of PLEASE CONTINUE, written by Frank Basloe and directed by William Carden, will extend at EST's Curt Dempster Theatre (549 W. 52nd Street, New York, NY 10019). Presented in association with The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, tickets for this production are now on sale at OvationTix.com for performances through Sunday, March 6, 2016. (more...)

Ars Nova Names 2016 Resident ArtistsArs Nova Names 2016 Resident Artists
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2016

Ars Nova continues its support of artists in the early stages of their professional careers through its wide array of unique development programs. Recognizing the critical need for performance as part of the development process, Ars Nova's programs bring bold, innovative new work to the stage all year long, through Project Residencies, concerts, readings, variety shows, workshops, festivals and full productions. Each season, Ars Nova provides audiences over a hundred opportunities to catch something extraordinary. (more...)

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