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Playwrights Horizons (New York, NY)
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Painted Bride Debuts Philadelphia Premiere of Ain Gordon's IN THIS PLACE..., 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2012

The Painted Bride Art Center is thrilled to give Philadelphia audiences a glimpse into an untold story from American history as it continues the build-up to the World Premiere of Ain Gordon and Nadine Patterson's Place Philadelphia in 2013. The three-time Obie Winner, Gordon, is presenting his one-woman show, In This Place… Thursday, March 8-Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. at the Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine Street. Tickets cost $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Tickets are available online at www.paintedbride.org or by phone at 215-925-9914. (more...)

Painted Bride Art Center Debuts Ain Gordon's IN THIS PLACE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2012

The Painted Bride Art Center will give Philadelphia audiences a glimpse into an untold story from American history as it continues the build-up to the World Premiere of Ain Gordon and Nadine Patterson's Place Philadelphia in 2013. The three-time Obie Winner, Gordon, is presenting his one-woman show, In This Place… Thursday, March 8-Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. at the Painted Bride Art Center, 230 Vine Street. Tickets cost $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Tickets are available online at www.paintedbride.org or by phone at 215-925-9914. (more...)

Painted Bride Art Center Debuts Ain Gordon's IN THIS PLACE..., 3/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2012

The Painted Bride Art Center will give Philadelphia audiences a glimpse into 'an untold story from American history' as it continues the build-up to the World Premiere of Ain Gordon and Nadine Patterson's Place Philadelphia in 2013. The three-time Obie Winner, Gordon, is presenting his one-woman show, In This Place… Thursday, March 8-Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. at the Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine Street. Tickets cost $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Tickets are available online at www.paintedbride.org or by phone at 215-925-9914. (more...)

Bock's THE RECEPTIONIST to Receive Midwest Premiere at Steep, 4/12-5/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2012

Steep Theatre's 11th season continues on April 12th with the Midwest Premiere of The Receptionist, by Obie Award-winning playwright Adam Bock. Director and Steep Artistic Associate Joanie Schultz returns home to Steep to direct the production. Schultz's past collaborations with the company have earned numerous Jeff awards and nominations, including Steep Ensemble Member Caroline Neff's 2011 Jeff Award for Best Actress for A Brief History of Helen of Troy. Neff and Schultz are back at it again with The Receptionist. (more...)

2012 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Film Selections For Spotlight And Cinemania Sections And Special Screenings
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2012

The Tribeca Film Festival (TFF), presented by American Express, today announced its feature film selections in the Spotlight and Cinemania sections, as well as Special Screenings and the Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival lineup. The 11th edition of the Festival will take place from April 18 to April 29 in New York City. (more...)

2012 Tribeca Film Festival Announces Non-Competitive Selections
by Movies News Desk - Mar 8, 2012

The Tribeca Film Festival has unveiled films screening in its Spotlight and genre-centered Cinemania section as well as Special Screenings and its Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival lineup. (more...)

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Presents theaterjam3, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater presents theaterjam3, a one-day festival featuring the work of many of the company's favorite playwrights, actors and directors. The brainchild of playwright Dael Orlandersmith, the all day event will take place at the Rattlestick Theater (224 Waverly Place - off Seventh Avenue South between West 11th & Perry Streets) on Sunday, March 11th. Doors will open at 1:30pm. (more...)

Painted Bride Presents Philadelphia Premiere of Ain Gordon's IN THIS PLACE, 3/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

The Painted Bride Art Center presents the World Premiere of Ain Gordon and Nadine Patterson's Place Philadelphia in 2013. The three-time Obie Winner, Gordon, is presenting his one-woman show, In This Place… Thursday, March 8-Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. at the Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine Street. Tickets cost $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Tickets are available online at www.paintedbride.org or by phone at 215-925-9914. (more...)

Kansas City Rep Presents THE WHIPPING MAN, 3/16-4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2011-12 season with The Whipping Man, a Civil War drama by Matthew Lopez, directed by the Rep's Artistic Director Eric Rosen. The Whipping Man runs March 16-April 8, 2012 at Spencer Theatre in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center where the Rep is the professional theatre in residence. (more...)

GOOD PEOPLE, BELLEVILLE, et al. Included in Steppenwolf's 2012-13 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2012

Steppenwolf Theatre Company Artistic Director Martha Lavey announced today the 2012/13 Subscription Season, including a Steppenwolf-commissioned world premiere and the work of fifteen ensemble members. The season begins in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre with David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People, directed by ensemble member K. Todd Freeman. Up next, ensemble member Anna D. Shapiro directs The Motherf**ker with the Hat by Stephen Adly Guirgis. In the Upstairs Theatre, ensemble member Austin Pendleton directs The Birthday Party by Harold Pinter. In April 2013, ensemble member Tina Landau directs the Steppenwolf-commissioned world premiere of Head of Passes by ensemble member Tarell Alvin McCraney, their first collaboration since the widely-praised The Brother/Sister Plays (2010). The season concludes with Belleville by Amy Herzog, directed by Anne Kauffmann. (more...)

FOX Broadcasting Co. Announces FOX-NYTVF Comedy Script Contest
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2012

Fox Broadcasting Company (FOX) and the NYTVF today announced the fifth annual FOX-NYTVF Comedy Script Contest. (more...)

OUT OF ICELAND, Starring Michael Bakkensen, Lea DeLaria, et al., Receives Off-Broadway Premiere Beginning 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2012

Alfred R. Kahn, in association with Culture Project (Allan Buchman, Artistic Director), will present the Off-Broadway Premiere of Out of Iceland by Drew Larimore, directed by Josh Hecht. Michael Bakkensen, Jillian Crane and Lea DeLaria star. Out of Iceland will begin previews March 24th Off-Broadway at Walkerspace (46 Walker Street, between Broadway and Church). Opening night is set for Sunday April 1st (7pm). This limited engagement runs through Sunday April 22nd. (more...)

Painted Bride Art Center Debuts Ain Gordon's IN THIS PLACE..., 3/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2012

The Painted Bride Art Center will give Philadelphia audiences a glimpse into 'an untold story from American history' as it continues the build-up to the World Premiere of Ain Gordon and Nadine Patterson's Place Philadelphia in 2013. The three-time Obie Winner, Gordon, is presenting his one-woman show, In This Place… Thursday, March 8-Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. at the Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine Street. Tickets cost $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Tickets are available online at www.paintedbride.org or by phone at 215-925-9914. (more...)

Edward Gero and Patrick Andrews Lead John Logan's RED Thru 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

Edward Gero and Patrick Andrews star in Red at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater, produced in association with Goodman Theatre. (more...)

Michael Bakkensen & Lea DeLaria to Open OUT OF ICELAND on Sunday
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

Out of Iceland began previews March 24th Off-Broadway at Walkerspace (46 Walker Street, between Broadway and Church). Opening night is set for this Sunday, April 1st (at 7pm). This limited engagement runs through Sunday April 22nd. Alfred R. Kahn, in association with Culture Project is producing the Off-Broadway Premiere of Out of Iceland by Drew Larimore, directed by Josh Hecht. Michael Bakkensen, Jillian Crane and Lea DeLaria star. (more...)

VIVA PATSHIVA to Play Equity Showcase at One Arm Red, 3/30-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

Viva Patshiva is an original musical comedy about a down and out man who is swept up by an ancient culture living in the shadows of Brooklyn. After embarking on a series of misadventures with a colorful crew of musical wanderers, he is confronted with a choice that could reconnect him with his soul or send him to hell forever. (more...)

Magnet Theater Presents Evening Improv Comedy Shows
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

Magnet Theater hosts a variety of performances and special events by the best of New York's improv masters and visiting international artists on Mondays through Sundays in March at 254 W. 29th Street, ground floor (between 7th and 8th Avenues), NYC. A detailed schedule and description of each night's line-up can be found at www.magnettheater.com. Ticket prices vary; reservations are recommended and can be made by calling (212) 244-8824. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Norbert Leo Butz & More on 4/2 SMASH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

On the April 2nd episode of NBC's musical drama SMASH entitled 'Hell on Earth', the team begins their pursuit of a marquee star, as Eileen (Anjelica Huston) charges Tom and Julia (Christian Borle and Debra Messing) with finding a title for the newly reinvigorated musical. Broadway vet Norbert Leo Butz guest stars as himself. (more...)

ICT Presents the West Coast Premiere of THE FIX, 4/27-5/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2012

Just as the 2012 presidential race heats up,International City Theatre (ICT) presents the West Coast premiere of a hard-boiled, darkly comic, Olivier Award-nominated rock musical about the American political machine. With book and lyrics by John Dempsey and music by Dana P. Rowe, The Fix begins a four-week run on April 27 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Randy Brenner is at the helm, with musical direction by Darryl Archibald, choreography by Heather Castillo, and Sal Mistretta reprising his Helen Hayes Award-winning role as Uncle Grahame. Low-priced previews take place on April 24, 25 and 26. (more...)

General Wesley Clark to Host Military Channel's EDGE OF WAR Beg. 4/3
by TV News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Military Channel's all-new original series EDGE OF WAR revisits the string of events that paved the way for the world's most critical declarations of war, examining each pivotal decision's unfurling with minute-by-minute storytelling. Hosted by retired U.S. Army General Wesley K. Clark, EDGE OF WAR transports viewers into the minds, war rooms, and military operations that shaped the world as we know it. (more...)

JAQUES BREL RETURNS to Celebrate Brel's Birthday at the Triad this April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2012

This April, JACQUES BREL RETURNS will continue shows at The Triad with performances on April 11th at 7pm and April 25th at 7pm. Both April shows will celebrate the 83rd birthday of the late Jacques Brel, which is on Sunday, April 8th. (more...)

JACQUES BREL RETURNS to The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2012

This spring, JACQUES BREL RETURNS continues to enchant audiences with a March performance taking place on March 26th at 7pm. (more...)

Studio C Presents MY BROOKLYN HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2012

Brenda Adelman's one-woman show "My Brooklyn Hamlet" prepares for a 6 week Hollywood run at Studio C Artists (6448 Santa Monica Blvd, Los Angeles CA 90038), opening March 22 at 8pm. My Brooklyn Hamlet is Brenda's one-woman show about family, murder, love betrayal and the power of forgiveness. In 1995 Brenda's mother was shot and killed by her father, who was convicted of involuntary manslaughter. Her father served two years in prison and upon release married her aunt, sending Brenda into a deep depression that could only be Saved by her writing and performing. (more...)

FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL Set for Griffith Park this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2012

GRIFFITH PARK FREE SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL 2012, the largest summer theater event in the City of Los Angeles, begins its performances June 28 and runs Thursdays through Sundays at 7 p.m. through to September 2. All Performances are free. (more...)

Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council's Red or White Ball Set for 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2012

Hundreds of Chicago's young arts supporters gather for a high-energy evening of music, dancing, cocktails, impressive local cuisine and a silent auction at Steppenwolf Auxiliary Council's Red or White Ball on Friday, April 13, 2012 at 8pm (7:30pm VIP Reception). (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith to Present THE CHAIR PLAYS Triple Bill April 19 to May 26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

To mark the 50th anniversary of the staging of his first play, world-renowned playwright Edward Bond joins Lyric Hammersmith Artistic Director Sean Holmes to present The Chair Plays from April 19 to May 23. This is the first time this trilogy, drawn from his work of the last decade, has been produced in the UK. (more...)

Michael James Leslie, Ashley Blanchet to Star in Kansas City Rep's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

Kansas City Repertory Theatre has announced the cast for Little Shop of Horrors, its final production of the 2011-12 season. The Rep's Associate Artistic Director Kyle Hatley will direct. He has also directed the Rep's productions of Circle Mirror Transformation, A Christmas Carol, The Borderland, Nathan Louis Jackson's Broke-ology, and he has appeared in The Whipping Man and The Glass Menagerie at the Rep. Hatley is a noted writer and director for the Kansas City Fringe Festival and is artistic director and co-founder of Chatterbox Audio Theater. (more...)

Sarah Aroeste Releases New Album, GRACIA, May 22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2012

Sarah Aroeste, the American-born Ladino singer and songwriter, will release new, original songs in her album, GRACIA, on May 22, 2012. (more...)

Kait Kerrigan, Krysta Rodriguez and More Set for BROADWAY RECYCLED, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2012

AT HAND THEATRE COMPANY's 3rd annual Earth Day concert, BROADWAY RECYCLED, will take place on Sunday, April 22nd at 7pm at Joe's Pub. The concert of songs cut from musicals - songs that shouldn't go to waste - benefits the Broadway Green Alliance and At Hand Theatre Company. The concert will be directed by Jennifer Ashley Tepper with musical direction by Julie McBride. (more...)

B Street Theatre Takes Student Written Plays on the Road
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2012

This week The B Street Theatre School Tour production of Fantasy Festival XXVI hits the road. This is the 26th year that elementary and middle schools students throughout northern California have submitted original plays to B Street's annual playwriting contest for young people. Out of over 150 plays submitted this year, just 5 have been selected for the tour. The resulting combined show of these 5 winning plays will be performed at 153 assemblies in over 108 schools in northern California between March 19 and June 8, 2012. (more...)

Michael Imperioli, Mario Cantone, Alice Ripley & More Join SPOTLIGHT ON ST. JUDE Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2012

Emmy winner Michael Imperioli, "Sex and the City's" Mario Cantone, Tony Award winner Alice Ripley and the cast of Million Dollar Quartet will join the previously announced Shoshana Bean (Wicked), Bryce Ryness (Hair, Legally Blonde), Kristen Beth Williams (Anything Goes), Tiffany Engen (Hairspray), Heather Parcells (A Chorus Line, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang), Matthew Stocke (Rock of Ages, The Wedding Singer), Amy Spanger (Elf, Rock of Ages), and Andrew Kober (Hair) on Tuesday March 6th when the Broadway community and St. Jude Children's Research Hospital come together for the first time for Spotlight on St. Jude, an unforgettable fundraising concert strictly for the kids at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). (more...)

Norbert Leo Butz Joins Cast of NBC Drama Pilot COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2012

As first reported on Deadline.com, two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz has joined the cast of Jason Katims' NBC drama pilot COUNTRY, starring Jason Ritter. (more...)

Usdan Announces Isaac Stern String Scholarship
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

A scholarship in the name of Isaac Stern, the violinist, educator, humanitarian, and savior of Carnegie Hall, will soon be presented to a violin student at Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts. The scholarship has been funded by a generous grant from the Linda and Isaac Stern Charitable Foundation. Usdan's faculty will hold auditions throughout the spring in order to identify the winning student. (more...)

GRAPEFRUIT Closes at Stage Left Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

Sally Lambert's GRAPEFRUIT closes tonight, March 19th at Stage Left Studio. (more...)

PBS to Present SAVING THE TITANIC, 4/1
by TV News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

One hundred years after the sinking of the vessel considered unsinkable, SAVING THE TITANIC is the untold story of self-sacrifice and dignity of the ship's engineers, stokers and firemen in the face of impending death. (more...)

BAD HEAD Opens April 12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2012

BAD HEAD, a comedy horror shlockfest, is the brainchild of John Tomasello, the creator of SANTA CLAUS VS. THE MARTIANS. Embracing his love of bad science fiction films of a bygone era, Tomasello has developed another sendup of horror staples. This time his attention has turned from Santa's workshop to the mad scientist's lab, where heads are rolling, a monster is on the loose, and even Hitler's head stops by for a visit. (more...)

VIVA PATSHIVA to Play Equity Showcase at One Arm Red, 3/30-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012

Viva Patshiva is an original musical comedy about a down and out man who is swept up by an ancient culture living in the shadows of Brooklyn. After embarking on a series of misadventures with a colorful crew of musical wanderers, he is confronted with a choice that could reconnect him with his soul or send him to hell forever. (more...)

Steppenwolf Presents fml: how Carson McCullers saved my life Thru 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012

Steppenwolf for Young Adults concludes its 2011/12 season with fml: how Carson McCullers Saved my life, a world premiere by Sarah Gubbins, directed by Joanie Schultz, playing through March 18, 2012 in Steppenwolf's Downstairs Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted St. (more...)

THE GREAT IMMENSITY Closes at Kansas City Rep, 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2012

The world premiere of The Great Immensity will take place at Kansas City Repertory Theatre's Copaken Stage, February 17-March 18. The Great Immensity is presented by Kansas City Rep and The Civilians, the center for investigative theatre led by Founding Artistic Director Steve Cosson. (more...)

Lyric Hammersmith Presents A Midsummer Night's Dream
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2012

Lyric Hammersmith Artistic Director Sean Holmes Sean Holmes presents a new collaboration with Filte Filter; exposing the heart of Shakespeare's most magical play in a production which will be designed by the 2011 Linbury Prize winner Hyemi Shin Hyemi Shin. (more...)

Kansas City Rep Presents THE WHIPPING MAN, 3/16-4/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2012

Kansas City Repertory Theatre continues its 2011-12 season with The Whipping Man, a Civil War drama by Matthew Lopez, directed by the Rep's Artistic Director Eric Rosen. The Whipping Man runs March 16-April 8, 2012 at Spencer Theatre in the James C. Olson Performing Arts Center where the Rep is the professional theatre in residence. (more...)

March Dates Announced for JACQUES BREL RETURNS at The Triad
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012

This spring, JACQUES BREL RETURNS will continue to enchant audiences with March performances taking place on March 14th at 7pm and March 26th at 7pm. (more...)

Melbourne Cabaret Festival Raises Over $15,000
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2012

Hundreds of supporters today Saved the Melbourne Cabaret Festival, far exceeding its $15,000 fundraising goal via crowdfunding site pozible.com (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stinging in A [STEADY] RAIN with Arena Players Repertory Company
by Estelle Hallick - Mar 13, 2012

Smartly directed by Frederic De Feis, A Steady Rain is being performed at the Vanderbilt Carriage House Theater until March 25th. Essentially a black box theater, the focus of this particular work is on John Leone as Denny and Christopher Tyrkko as Joe - as a team these two strong performers bring much power and intensity to this intimate space. They impressively touch upon the tension and humor of their lives, whether they are talking to the audience or interacting with one another. (more...)

Cyndi Lauper Joins North Shore Animal League America As National Spokesperson for Its 2012 Tour for Life
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

On Wednesday, March 14, 2012, North Shore Animal League America will launch its 12th annual Tour For Life. Throughout the months of March and April, three Animal League Mobile Rescue and Adoption Units, in partnership with Purina ONE®, will travel simultaneously across the country and partner with more than 100 shelter and rescue groups in 33 cities in 16 states to reinforce the importance of adoption and familiarize communities with their local shelters. (more...)

San Diego REPertory 2012-2013 Season to Include CLYBOURNE PARK, THE MOUNTAINTOP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012

San Diego REPertory Theatre (San Diego REP) announces its 37th season that opens with a significant work of Latino drama and continues with six more provocative and eye-opening new American productions. "Our curiosity about the changing world we live in provokes us to look hard and deep for those plays that take us to places we have never been and look at the world through eyes that are not are own," says Sam Woodhouse, co-founder and artistic director, San Diego REP. The search for the productions to be presented during the 2012-2013 season resulted in a collection of seven theatrical events that are about the quest of Americans to become their best selves, individually and together. (more...)

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater Presents theaterjam3, 3/11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2012

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater presents theaterjam3, a one-day festival featuring the work of many of the company's favorite playwrights, actors and directors. The brainchild of playwright Dael Orlandersmith, the all day event will take place at the Rattlestick Theater (224 Waverly Place - off Seventh Avenue South between West 11th & Perry Streets) on Sunday, March 11th. Doors will open at 1:30pm. (more...)

Painted Bride Art Center Debuts Ain Gordon's IN THIS PLACE..., 3/8-10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2012

The Painted Bride Art Center will give Philadelphia audiences a glimpse into 'an untold story from American history' as it continues the build-up to the World Premiere of Ain Gordon and Nadine Patterson's Place Philadelphia in 2013. The three-time Obie Winner, Gordon, is presenting his one-woman show, In This Place… Thursday, March 8-Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. at the Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine Street. Tickets cost $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Tickets are available online at www.paintedbride.org or by phone at 215-925-9914. (more...)

Painted Bride Debuts Philadelphia Premiere of Ain Gordon's IN THIS PLACE..., 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2012

The Painted Bride Art Center is thrilled to give Philadelphia audiences a glimpse into an untold story from American history as it continues the build-up to the World Premiere of Ain Gordon and Nadine Patterson's Place Philadelphia in 2013. The three-time Obie Winner, Gordon, is presenting his one-woman show, In This Place… Thursday, March 8-Saturday, March 10 at 8 p.m. at the Painted Bride Arts Center, 230 Vine Street. Tickets cost $25 in advance, $30 day of show. Tickets are available online at www.paintedbride.org or by phone at 215-925-9914. (more...)

InDepth InterView: John Dempsey & BROTHER RUSSIA
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 10, 2012

Today we are talking to one half of the supremely talented composing team responsible for ZOMBIE PROM, THE FIX, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK, and, now, BROTHER RUSSIA, the lyricist of the formidable Dempsey/Rowe himself, John Dempsey. In this career-spanning conversation, Dempsey and I discuss major and minor details of his handful of skillfully written and entertaining shows written with the collaboration of composer Dana Rowe (who will also be highlighted in this column next week), in particular their affiliation with legendary producer Cameron Mackintosh and Signature Theater founder and director Eric Schaeffer, director of the US premieres of three of their musicals, including the most current one opening later this month - as well as touch on his work with Boublil & Shonberg on THE PIRATE QUEEN and his musical adaptation of the religious-themed film Saved! As if all of that were not enough, Dempsey and I also dissect the finer points of the new Dempsey/Rowe show in previews in Washington, D.C., BROTHER RUSSIA, as he outlines its inspiration, purpose, style and the intriguing story of the new heavy metal fairy tale meta rock opera - all of that and much, much more. (more...)

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