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Securities and Exchange Commission Will Not Take Action Against REBECCA Producers; Still Coming to Broadway in Fall 2014?
Oct 10, 2013
According to the New York Times, the Securities and Exchange Commission will not take action against the producers of REBECCA. The new musical, which was originally scheduled to open on Broadway last fall, was cancelled after it was discovered that several of the show's investors never existed. A recent letter from the SEC to the producers' lawyers indicated that their 'investigation of the producing team was complete and no enforcement actions would be pursued.'
Craig Bierko and Jill Paice Join Broadway's MATILDA Today
Sep 3, 2013
The Tony Award winning Matilda the Musical welcomes today, September 3, Craig Bierko and Jill Paice to the company as Miss Trunchbull and Miss Honey, respectively. Bertie Carvel and Lauren Ward played their final performances in those roles on September 1.
Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend
Sep 1, 2013
Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, September 1, 2013 - Sunday, September 1, 2013.
Barbra Streisand's BACK TO BROOKLYN Concert, Encores of OKLAHOMA!, COMPANY & More to Air as a Part of PBS ARTS FALL FESTIVAL
Aug 6, 2013
The 2013 PBS Arts Fall Festival returns in October with seven weekly programs that highlight Broadway classics, music from around the country, and legendary superstar Barbra Streisand.
REBECCA THE MUSICAL Con Mark C. Hotton Pleads Guilty
Jul 29, 2013
The New York Daily News reports that Mark C. Hotton admitted today, July 29, to conning funds from Broadway's REBECCA THE MUSCIAL by fictionalizing millionaire investors. Hotton said the scam was part of a plan to keep $65,000 in finder's fees. Hotton also plead guilty to a similar scheme with a Connecticut real estate firm, and will be tried tomorrow in Long Island in a money laundering conspiracy connected to Brooklyn's Maimonides Medical Center.
Will Chase, Julia Murney & More to Perform the Songs of Billy Joel at The Pop Show, Today
Jul 28, 2013
William Blake (Male Vocalist of the Year, BWW Cabaret Awards), Tony Award Nominee Will Chase (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Aida, Billy Elliot, Rent, Miss Saigon), Julia Murney (Wicked, Lennon, The Wild Party, Saved!), singer-songwriter Samia Najimy Finnerty, N'Kenge (Motown The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), Jill Paice (A Little Night Music, Curtains, The Woman in White, The 39 Steps), Matt Shingledecker (West Side Story, Rent, Spring Awakening), A. J. Shively (Unlock'd, La Cage Aux Folles, February House), American Idol Top 10 Finalist Erika Van Pelt and Tony Yazbeck (Gypsy, A Chorus Line, On The Town, White Christmas) will perform songs from the Billy Joel songbook at the July edition of The Pop Show at Birdland Jazz Club.
REBECCA to Arrive on Broadway Next Year? Fundraising Deadline Extended Through 2014
Jul 24, 2013
Back in April, BroadwayWorld reported that lead producer of REBECCA, Ben Sprecher, still intended to bring the new msuical to Broadway by the end of the year. After the Fall 2012 production was cancelled, Sprecher revealed to BroadwayWorld that another $7 million would be needed to reach the $15 million needed to bring the show to Broadway. For the show to open by the end of the year, the musical needed to raise an additional $7 million by the end of June.

Jul 16, 2013
Ron Bohmer, star of Broadway's A Little Night Music, Ragtime, The Phantom of the Opera, The Scarlet Pimpernel, The Woman in White and Les Miserables, has joined the lineup for The Pop Show Presents...Billy Joel! on Monday, July 29 at Birdland Jazz Club. Also joining the lineup is Christian Macchio, lead vocalist of the Long Island-based band Captain Jack.
Will Chase, Julia Murney & More to Perform the Songs of Billy Joel at The Pop Show, 7/29
Jul 9, 2013
William Blake (Male Vocalist of the Year, BWW Cabaret Awards), Tony Award Nominee Will Chase (The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Aida, Billy Elliot, Rent, Miss Saigon), Julia Murney (Wicked, Lennon, The Wild Party, Saved!), singer-songwriter Samia Najimy Finnerty, N'Kenge (Motown The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), Jill Paice (A Little Night Music, Curtains, The Woman in White, The 39 Steps), Matt Shingledecker (West Side Story, Rent, Spring Awakening), A. J. Shively (Unlock'd, La Cage Aux Folles, February House), American Idol Top 10 Finalist Erika Van Pelt and Tony Yazbeck (Gypsy, A Chorus Line, On The Town, White Christmas) will perform songs from the Billy Joel songbook at the July edition of The Pop Show at Birdland Jazz Club.
BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Jackie Hoffman & More in ONCE UPON A MATTRESS!
Jun 25, 2013
Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, just presented a one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 Broadway classic musical Once Upon A Mattress at the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center. Leading the company were Jackie Hoffman as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka' Epperson as Queen Aggravain with Danny Burstein (Follies) as King Sextimus, Tony nominee John Cariani (Fiddler on the Roof) as The Jester, Jill Paice (Curtains) as Lady Larken, Drama Desk nominee Lewis Cleale (The Book of Mormon) as Sir Harry, OBIE winner Jonathan Hammond (The Boys in the Band) as The Wizard, Stanley Bahorek (Queen of the Mist) as The Minstrel, and Drama Desk nominee David Rossmer (Peter and the Starcatcher) as Prince Dauntless. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights from the special concert below!
Photo Flash: Jackie Hoffman, Danny Burstein & More in Transport Group's ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit
Jun 20, 2013
Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, just presented a one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 Broadway classic musical Once Upon A Mattress at the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center. Leading the company were Jackie Hoffman as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka' Epperson as Queen Aggravain with Danny Burstein (Follies) as King Sextimus, Tony nominee John Cariani (Fiddler on the Roof) as The Jester, Jill Paice (Curtains) as Lady Larken, Drama Desk nominee Lewis Cleale (The Book of Mormon) as Sir Harry, OBIE winner Jonathan Hammond (The Boys in the Band) as The Wizard, Stanley Bahorek (Queen of the Mist) as The Minstrel, and Drama Desk nominee David Rossmer (Peter and the Starcatcher) as Prince Dauntless. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the special concert below!
Danny Burstein, Jackie Hoffman and More Lead ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit Concert Tonight
Jun 17, 2013
Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, presents the one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 Broadway classic musical Once Upon A Mattress tonight, June 17 at 7pmat the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street.
ONCE UPON A MATTRESS Benefit Concert Adds Danny Burstein and John Carian, 6/17
Jun 5, 2013
Transport Group, the Drama Desk, Outer Critics, and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced additional casting for the one-night-only, all-star concert of the acclaimed 1959 Broadway classic musical Once Upon A Mattress on Monday, June 17 at 7pmat the The Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre in The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street. Joining previously announced Jackie Hoffman as Princess Winnifred and John 'Lypsinka' Epperson as Queen Aggravain are Tony nominee Danny Burstein (Follies) as King Sextimus, Tony nominee John Cariani (Fiddler on the Roof) as The Jester, Jill Paice (Curtains) as Lady Larken, Drama Desk nominee Lewis Cleale (The Book of Mormon) as Sir Harry, OBIE winner Jonathan Hammond (The Boys in the Band) as The Wizard, Stanley Bahorek (Queen of the Mist) as The Minstrel, and Drama Desk nominee David Rossmer (Peter and the Starcatcher) as Prince Dauntless.
Jeff Blumenkrantz, Caroline Bowman and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY Tonight
May 20, 2013
Tonight, May 20 some of the brightest stars on the musical theater and cabaret scene will converge at Greenwich Village nightclub Le Poisson Rouge to benefit Swish, an organization of straight allies for the LGBT movement.
Vanity Fair Online Extra - REBECCA Must-Read!
May 18, 2013
As an online companion to Vanity Fair's feature article on Rebecca the Musical's scandalous Broadway collapse, David Kamp takes readers behind the scenes at Rebecca's first and only rehearsal.
Vanity Fair Delves Into REBECCA THE MUSICAL's Scandals in June Issue
May 18, 2013
Vanity Fair has dedicated a June 2013 feature article to uncovering the scandals that led to Rebecca the Musical's Broadway demise.
Jeff Blumenkrantz, Caroline Bowman and More Set for SONGS IN THE KEY OF EQUALITY, 5/20
May 15, 2013
On May 20 some of the brightest stars on the musical theater and cabaret scene will converge at Greenwich Village nightclub Le Poisson Rouge to benefit Swish, an organization of straight allies for the LGBT movement.
Christina DeCicco, Jill Paice and More Set for Songs in the Key of Equality at Le Poisson Rouge, 5/20
May 15, 2013
On May 20 some of the brightest stars on the musical theater and cabaret scene will converge at Greenwich Village nightclub Le Poisson Rouge to benefit Swish, an organization of straight allies for the LGBT movement.
Christina DeCicco, Jill Paice and More Set for Songs in the Key of Equality at Le Poisson Rouge, 5/20
May 13, 2013
On May 20 some of the brightest stars on the musical theater and cabaret scene will converge at Greenwich Village nightclub Le Poisson Rouge to benefit Swish, an organization of straight allies for the LGBT movement.
The Bucks County Playhouse and Newtown Arts Company's Student Festival Begins 4/22
Apr 18, 2013
The Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) and Newtown Arts Company welcome the return of a student theater festival to the newly reopened Playhouse after an absence of two years. The BCP Student Theater Festival, produced by Newtown Arts Company and the Playhouse, will feature high schools and middle schools from the Pennsylvania and New Jersey area. The Bucks County Playhouse is located at 70 South Main Street in New Hope, PA.

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