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Jessie Mueller-Led WAITRESS Premiere Kicks Off Rehearsals at A.R.T.; Full Cast Announced!Jessie Mueller-Led WAITRESS Premiere Kicks Off Rehearsals at A.R.T.; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, began rehearsals today (pictured, left) for the world premiere musical Waitress. Based on the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly the new musical has a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, direction by Diane Paulus, and choreography by Chase Brock. (more...)

BWW Review: A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD Opens at The Coterie Theatre in Kansas CityBWW Review: A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD Opens at The Coterie Theatre in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson - Jun 21, 2015

This toad will not give you warts, but he will make your side hurt from laughing so hard. A Year with Frog and Toad opened on Friday June 19 at the Coterie Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. Based on the Frog and Toad books by Arnold Lobel with music by Robert Reale, book and lyrics by his brother Willie Reale. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Richard Dresser and CLOSURE at NJ RepBWW Interview: Playwright Richard Dresser and CLOSURE at NJ Rep
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 16, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed playwright Richard Dresser about his career and 'CLOSURE' at New Jersey Repertory Company from June 25th through July 19th. (more...)

Coronado Playhouse's A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD Begins 6/18Coronado Playhouse's A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD Begins 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2015

A beloved friendship of the storybook characters Frog and Toad comes to life with song and dance in a musical journey for the whole family. The Tony Award nominated production, A Year with Frog and Toad, is based on Arnold Lobel's popular children's series. It features book and lyrics by Willie Reale and a jazzy, upbeat score composed by his brother Robert Reale. The cheerful Frog and his grumpy sidekick, Toad, travel through the seasons on a heartwarming adventure. The story includes their animal friends in a variety show of entertainment with life lessons learned along the way. (more...)

Coronado Playhouse to Present A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOADCoronado Playhouse to Present A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

A beloved friendship of the storybook characters Frog and Toad comes to life with song and dance in a musical journey for the whole family. The Tony Award nominated production, A Year with Frog and Toad, is based on Arnold Lobel's popular children's series. It features book and lyrics by Willie Reale and a jazzy, upbeat score composed by his brother Robert Reale. The cheerful Frog and his grumpy sidekick, Toad, travel through the seasons on a heartwarming adventure. The story includes their animal friends in a variety show of entertainment with life lessons learned along the way. (more...)

INVISIBLE THREAD, Previously Titled WITNESS UGANDA, and Kenny Leon-Helmed SMART PEOPLE Set for Second Stage's 2015-16 SeasonINVISIBLE THREAD, Previously Titled WITNESS UGANDA, and Kenny Leon-Helmed SMART PEOPLE Set for Second Stage's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2015

Second Stage Theatre has announced two New York Premiere productions for its upcoming 37th season.  The season will kick off in fall 2015 with the New York Premiere production of Matt Gould and Griffin Matthews' new musical, INVISIBLE THREAD (previously titled Witness Uganda), in association with American Repertory Theater, directed by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (Finding Neverland, Pippin).  The season will continue in early 2016 with the New York premiere of Lydia R. Diamond's (Stick Fly) critically acclaimed play, SMART PEOPLE, directed by Tony Award Winner Kenny Leon (Fences, A Raisin in the Sun, Stick Fly). Two additional productions remain to be announced.  (more...)

Wendie Malick & Gary Cole to Lead World Premiere of CLOSURE at NJ Rep This SummerWendie Malick & Gary Cole to Lead World Premiere of CLOSURE at NJ Rep This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

New Jersey Repertory Company, located at 179 Broadway in Long Branch, has announced the World Premiere of Closure by Richard Dresser for a limited engagement from June 25 through July 19, 2015.  (more...)

South Coast Repertory's 2015-16 Season to Include ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS; AMADEUS & MoreSouth Coast Repertory's 2015-16 Season to Include ONE MAN, TWO GUVNORS; AMADEUS & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

South Coast Repertory's 2015-16 season will take audiences- theatrically speaking-from Brighton, England, in the swinging '60s (Richard Bean's One Man, Two Guvnors) to 18th-century Austria (Peter Shaffer's Amadeus) to the American Wild West (Beth Henley's Abundance). In addition, the season will delve into the lives of artist Mark Rothko (Red by John Logan) and writer Sandra Tsing Loh (in her adaptation of her memoir, The Madwoman in the Volvo). (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at BTC's A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOADPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at BTC's A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD
by BroadwayWorld JR - Apr 22, 2015

Broadway Training Center of Westchester presents A Year with Frog and Toad, with Music by Robert Reale and Book & Lyrics by Willie Reale, based on the book series by Arnold Lobel. The show will play Irvington Town Hall Theater, May 1-3, directed by Jason Brantman and Fiona Santos and performed by the BTC Junior Ensemble. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the performers! (more...)

BWW Feature: April Showers Show Tunes Bring Young LoveBWW Feature: April Showers Show Tunes Bring Young Love
by Matt Tamanini - Apr 19, 2015

"April showers may come your way, they bring flowers that bloom in May!" So go the words of the old Tin Pan Alley song. When the days begin to get longer, and the daffodils work to pop up through the dirt, we know that spring is just around the corner. April is that gateway to birds singing, grass growing, and romance blooming. This month we look at spring and the season's sweet rains that give life to young love. (more...)

Casting Confirmed for New Opera CROSSING at A.R.T., Directed by Diane PaulusCasting Confirmed for New Opera CROSSING at A.R.T., Directed by Diane Paulus
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) at Harvard University, under the leadership of Artistic Director Diane Paulus, announces the casting of the world premiere of Crossing, an opera by Matthew Aucoin, directed by Diane Paulus, featuring the chamber orchestra A Far Cry, produced in association with Music-Theatre Group. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Ryan Malyar in A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD at The Growing StageBWW Interviews: Ryan Malyar in A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD at The Growing Stage
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 8, 2015

Broadwayworld.com interviewed Ryan Malyar who will star as Frog in The Growing Stage production of 'A Year with Frog and Toad' from April 17th through May 10th. (more...)

Sun Valley Center for the Arts Announces Its 2015 Summer Concert Series and Company of Fools 20th SeasonSun Valley Center for the Arts Announces Its 2015 Summer Concert Series and Company of Fools 20th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2015

The Sun Valley Center for the Arts has announced their 2015 Summer Concert Series, as part of The Center's 45th Season, and Company of Fools' 20th Season of award-winning theatre. (more...)

The Growing Stage to Present A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD, 4/17-5/10The Growing Stage to Present A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD, 4/17-5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, New Jersey completes its 2014 - 2015 Main Stage season with A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD. The show runs April 17th through May 10th with performances Saturday and Sunday matinees at 4:00 PM and a special Opening Night performance at 7:30PM. (more...)

Rialto Chatter: Jessie Nelson and Sara Bareilles' WAITRESS Musical Coming to Broadway After Run at A.R.T.?Rialto Chatter: Jessie Nelson and Sara Bareilles' WAITRESS Musical Coming to Broadway After Run at A.R.T.?
by Rialto Chatter - Mar 3, 2015

According to a recent post by the A.R.T. the show already has plans for Broadway! The theatre auctioned off tickets to the show's opening night on Broadway as a part of its 2015 gala, teasing: 'See it in Cambridge before it heads to NYC!' Casting has not yet been announced, but a recent NYC workshop was led by Tony winner Jessie Mueller, Keala Settle, Bryce Pinkham, Christopher Fitzgerald, Barrett Wilbert Weed, and Eric Anderson. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE-HONEYMOON IN VEGAS' Rob McClure!BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE-HONEYMOON IN VEGAS' Rob McClure!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 1, 2015

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes Broadway favorite Rob McClure, who is currently starring in Honeymoon in Vegas at the Nederlander Theatre. Watch as they discuss the show, how he got his start at Paper Mill Playhouse, his obsession with video games, and so much more. Check out the full interview below! (more...)

BWW Interviews: Rob McClure and Brynn O'Malley Talk HONEYMOON IN VEGASBWW Interviews: Rob McClure and Brynn O'Malley Talk HONEYMOON IN VEGAS
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 18, 2015

Today, McClure and O'Malley speak exclusively with BWW about these well-intentioned characters who are thrust into the most extraordinary circumstances, yet still find a way to make true love prevail. (more...)

What Happens in Vegas... Meet the Full Cast of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!What Happens in Vegas... Meet the Full Cast of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Jan 15, 2015

Honeymoon in Vegas, the eagerly anticipated new musical comedy with book by Blazing Saddles and Fletch writer Andrew Bergman and score by three-time Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown, opens tonight, January 15, at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the stars! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 12/14/2014Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 12/14/2014
by BWW - Dec 14, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/14/2014 for Baltimore (more...)

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