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Orlando Jones and LaChanze Join Cast of Encores! THE WIZ; Full Cast AnnouncedOrlando Jones and LaChanze Join Cast of Encores! THE WIZ; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2009

Orlando Jones will play The Wiz, and Tony Award-winning actress LaChanze will play Glinda, the good witch, in the Encores! Summer Stars production of The Wiz, starring Ashanti, June 12 July 5 at New York City Center. Glinda's sister-witches will include Tichina Arnold as Evillene and Dawnn Lewis as Addaperle. Easing down the road with Ashanti's Dorothy will be Joshua Henry as the Tinman, James Monroe Iglehart as the Lion and Christian White as the Scarecrow. (more...)

BWW TV: The Battery's Down - 'KEEP IT CAMPY' Music VideoBWW TV: The Battery's Down - 'KEEP IT CAMPY' Music Video
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 7, 2009

'The Battery's Down,' the hit online television series, returned for a second season last month. Filmed in a style similar to 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' or 'The Office,' 'The Battery's Down' chronicles The Life of young actor Jake Wilson in New York City. Each twenty-minute, two-part episode will premiere at 12:01AM the first of every month. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE ZIPPERS OF ZOOMERVILLE At Phoenix TheatrePhoto Flash: THE ZIPPERS OF ZOOMERVILLE At Phoenix Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2009

The Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis will produce the world premiere of Jack O'Hara and Tim Brickley's The Zippers of Zoomerville, or 200 Laps and a Lass: a mini-mockeretta in the Frank & Katrina Basile Theatre at the Phoenix May 7 through June 6, 2009. (more...)

O'Malley, Goodwin, Umphress and More Guest on THE BATTERY'S DOWN Episode 12 Premiere 6/1O'Malley, Goodwin, Umphress and More Guest on THE BATTERY'S DOWN Episode 12 Premiere 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2009

The hit online television series, The Battery's Down, will premiere Episode 12, 'It Don't Make Sense,' on Monday, June 1 at Midnight on YouTube and their official website. The show is filmed in a style similar to Curb Your Enthusiasm and chronicles the life of young actor Jake Wilson in New York City. (more...)

Casting Announced For San Jose Repertory's Production Of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEECasting Announced For San Jose Repertory's Production Of THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2009

San Jose Repertory Theatre is proud to conclude its 2008-2009 season with the smash hit The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. The TonyŽ award-winning musical comedy ? one of Broadways most talked about hits ? is in attendance at San Jose Rep. This hilarious tale of six adolescent outsiders vying for the Spelling Bee title is directed by Timothy Near. The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee begins previews on May 9, opens on May 15 and closes June 7. (more...)

Photo Flash: Foothills Theatre Presents THE PRODUCERSPhoto Flash: Foothills Theatre Presents THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2009

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents the most highly awarded show in Broadway history, MEL BROOKS' THE PRODUCERS, the musical, winner of 12 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. (more...)

SPEECH & DEBATE Begins Previews At Unicorn Theatre 6/10SPEECH & DEBATE Begins Previews At Unicorn Theatre 6/10
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2009

SPEECH & DEBATE runs at the Unicorn Theatre June 12th through July 12th, with previews on June 10th and 11th. (more...)

Campy Spoof REEFER MADNESS Comes To Bluebarn Theatre Opens 6/18-7/11Campy Spoof REEFER MADNESS Comes To Bluebarn Theatre Opens 6/18-7/11
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2009

BLUEBARN Theatre will end their season with the campy spoof, Reefer Madness - the Musical, which opens June 18 and runs through July 11 (no show on July 4th). BLUEBARN's Artistic Director, Susan Clement-Toberer directs the hilarious send-up of the original 1936 cult classic, Reefer Madness. The musical comedy showcases costumes by Jenny Poole, scenic design by Martin Scott Marchitto, lighting design by Carol Wisner, musical direction by Mitch Fuller, and choreography by Roxanne Nielsen. Shows run Thursdays-Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, June 28 and Sunday, July 5 at 6 p.m. There will be no show on July 4. Ticket prices are $25 for adults; and $20 for students, TAG members, seniors 65+, and groups of 10 or more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ashanti's Sneak Peek Performance Of Encores! Summer Stars' THE WIZ!Photo Coverage: Ashanti's Sneak Peek Performance Of Encores! Summer Stars' THE WIZ!
by Walter McBride - May 19, 2009

Singer/songwriter, actor and author Ashanti will make her stage debut as Dorothy in the New York City Center Encores! Summer Stars production of The Wiz, June 12 - July 5 at New York City Center (W. 55th Street between 6th & 7th Avenues). The Wiz, the 1974 rock and soul musical based on the beloved L. Frank Baum story about Dorothy and her adventures in Oz, will be directed by Thomas Kail and choreographed by Andy Blankenbuehler, with music direction by Alex Lacamoire, (the team responsible for the Tony-winning In the Heights) (more...)

Village Players Theatre Brings BAT BOY To The Stage 5/29-6/28Village Players Theatre Brings BAT BOY To The Stage 5/29-6/28
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2009

Off-Broadway sensation Bat Boy: The Musical opens May 29, 2009 at the Village Players Theatre. Continuing the saga started by the Weekly World News, this Off-Broadway hit is chock full of both hilarity and heart-wrenching emotion. Edgar, the Bat Boy, is found in cave in West Virginia and then brought-up by a well-meaning family. Still the outsider, Edgar struggles to fit and survive in a world that is not ready to accept him. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Announces ALTAR BOYZ As Final Show, Runs 5/12-5/31Bristol Riverside Announces ALTAR BOYZ As Final Show, Runs 5/12-5/31
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2009

Bristol Riverside Theatre has announced a change to its final show of the 2008-2009 season and is pleased to present an original production of the Off-Broadway smash, Altar Boyz, from May 12 through May 31. BRT's production brings to Bristol two of the play's creators - Music Director Gary Adler, who co-wrote the music and lyrics, and Director and Tony-nominated Choreographer (and Bristol native) Christopher Gattelli, who handled the original Off-Broadway choreography. (more...)

Encores! THE WIZ Completes Casting with 'Nigel' as TotoEncores! THE WIZ Completes Casting with 'Nigel' as Toto
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2009

Nigel, a brindle-hair Cairn Terrier, will be making his professional stage debut as Toto in the Encores! Summer Stars production of The Wiz, starring Ashanti as Dorothy, June 12 - July 5 at New York City Center, 131 W. 55th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues). (more...)

Janney, Chase, Goodwin & More Guest on THE BATTERY'S DOWN Episode 11 on 5/1Janney, Chase, Goodwin & More Guest on THE BATTERY'S DOWN Episode 11 on 5/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2009

The hit online television series, The Battery's Down, will premiere Episode 11, 'Bad Bad News,' on Friday, May 1 at Midnight on YouTube and their official website. The show is filmed in a style similar to Curb Your Enthusiasm and chronicles the life of young actor Jake Wilson in New York City. Each twenty-minute, two-part episode will premiere at Midnight on the first of every month and feature a slew of Broadway guest stars. (more...)

THE BATTERY'S DOWN Returns for Second Season 4/1, Ghostlight Releases Season 1 Soundtrack 4/7 THE BATTERY'S DOWN Returns for Second Season 4/1, Ghostlight Releases Season 1 Soundtrack 4/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2009

'The Battery's Down,' the hit online television series, will return for a second season on Wednesday, April 1, on YouTube featuring a slew of Broadway guest stars. Filmed in a style similar to 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' or 'The Office,' 'The Battery's Down' chronicles the life of young actor Jake Wilson in New York City. Each twenty-minute, two-part episode will premiere at 12:01AM the first of every month. (more...)

Kathy Brier To Exit One Life To LiveKathy Brier To Exit One Life To Live
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2009

Soaps.com is reporting that One Life to Live has decided not to renew Kathy Brier's contract. (more...)

THE GREENWICH VILLAGE FOLLIES Returns To Manhattan Theater Source 6/7THE GREENWICH VILLAGE FOLLIES Returns To Manhattan Theater Source 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Source is proud to announce the return of the critically acclaimed THE GREENWICH VILLAGE FOLLIES by Andrew Frank & Doug Silver, from the original concept by Fran Kirmser (producer, Hair) Sunday nights at 7pm at Manhattan Theatre Source. (more...)

THE ZIPPERS OF ZOOMERVILLE Premieres At Frank & Katrina Basile Theater 5/7-6/6 THE ZIPPERS OF ZOOMERVILLE Premieres At Frank & Katrina Basile Theater 5/7-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2009

The Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis will produce the world premiere of Jack O'Hara and Tim Brickley's The Zippers of Zoomerville, or 200 Laps and a Lass: a mini-mockeretta in the Frank & Katrina Basile Theatre at the Phoenix May 7 through June 6, 2009. (more...)

Cruz, Hanlon & Sun Lead Cast Of Larson's tic, tic..BOOM! At WCP 6/23-7/18Cruz, Hanlon & Sun Lead Cast Of Larson's tic, tic..BOOM! At WCP 6/23-7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2009

From the genius who created the smash hit, 'Rent,' comes 'tick, tick...BOOM!,' a vital American musical about a young artist on the verge in New York City. Westport Country Playhouse, Westport, Connecticut, will stage this lesser-known work by Jonathan Larson, June 23 through July 18. (more...)

MIT Musical Theater Guild Hosts Summer 2009 BAT BOY Auditions 6/14, 6/15 MIT Musical Theater Guild Hosts Summer 2009 BAT BOY Auditions 6/14, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2009

The MIT Musical Theatre Guild announces auditions for its Summer 2009 production of Bat Boy. Book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, music and Lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe (more...)

Photo Flash: Ashanti Stars in Encores! Summer Stars THE WIZPhoto Flash: Ashanti Stars in Encores! Summer Stars THE WIZ
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2009

The Encores! Summer Stars production of The Wiz, starring Ashanti, LaChanze and Orlando Jones, will open on Thursday, June 18 at New York City Center. (Previews begin June 12). Easing down the road with Ashanti's Dorothy will be Joshua Henry, James Monroe Iglehart, Christian White, Tichina Arnold and Dawnn Lewis. (more...)

Leslie Kritzer, Doug Kreeger Guest On SIRIUS XM Live On Broadway 4/8Leslie Kritzer, Doug Kreeger Guest On SIRIUS XM Live On Broadway 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2009

Leslie Kritzer and Doug Kreeger, stars of the new hit Off-Broadway musical ROOMS a rock romance, will be this week's special guests on SIRIUS XM Live on Broadway Wednesday, April 8th at noon at The Broadway Concierge & Ticket Center in The Times Square Information Center (Seventh Ave. between 46th & 47th St.) Leslie and Doug will be performing musical numbers from ROOMS a rock romance, which recently opened to rave reviews at New World Stages. ('Ms. Kritzer is funny and fabulous! Mr. Kreeger is solid and strong. They mesh perfectly!' -- The New York Times.) (more...)

Random Farms Kids Theater Presents 'BAT BOY' 5/1 - 5/3Random Farms Kids Theater Presents 'BAT BOY' 5/1 - 5/3
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2009

Based on a cover story in The Weekly World News (which generated the newspaper's second-highest ever sales figures), Bat Boy is a musical comedy/horror show about a human-like creature discovered in a cave near Hope Falls, West Virginia. (more...)

Transport Group's BEING AUDREY Opens 4/5Transport Group's BEING AUDREY Opens 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2009

Transport Group's BEING AUDREY Opens 4/5 (more...)

'RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET' Lands at New Line Theatre Beginning 4/30'RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET' Lands at New Line Theatre Beginning 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2009

New Line Theatre, 'the Bad Boy of Musical Theatre,' continues its eighteenth season of provocative, adult, alternative musical theatre with the St. Louis premiere of the outrageous sci-fi, rock and roll musical, Bob Carlton's RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, running April 30-May 23, 2009, at New Line's new home, the Washington University South Campus Theatre (formerly the old CBC High School), 6501 Clayton Road, just east of Big Bend. (more...)

Photo Coverage: THE BATTERY'S DOWN Celebrates Season 2 at Sardi'sPhoto Coverage: THE BATTERY'S DOWN Celebrates Season 2 at Sardi's
by Peter James Zielinski - Apr 3, 2009

'The Battery's Down,' the hit online television series, returns for a second season. Filmed in a style similar to 'Curb Your Enthusiasm' or 'The Office,' 'The Battery's Down' chronicles The Life of young actor Jake Wilson in New York City. Each twenty-minute, two-part episode will premiere at 12:01AM the first of every month. (more...)

Two New Cirque Du Soleil Shows To Open In New YorkTwo New Cirque Du Soleil Shows To Open In New York
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2009

Cirque du Soleil will launch two new productions in New York City over the next two years, according to a new feature in the New York Times. (more...)

Janney, Chase, Goodwin & More Guest on THE BATTERY'S DOWN Episode 11 on 5/1Janney, Chase, Goodwin & More Guest on THE BATTERY'S DOWN Episode 11 on 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2009

The hit online television series, The Battery's Down, will premiere Episode 11, 'Bad Bad News,' on Friday, May 1 at Midnight on YouTube and their official website. The show is filmed in a style similar to Curb Your Enthusiasm and chronicles the life of young actor Jake Wilson in New York City. Each twenty-minute, two-part episode will premiere at Midnight on the first of every month and feature a slew of Broadway guest stars. (more...)

'SINGING FOREST' Star Groff on How 'Nudity Finds Him' to NY Times'SINGING FOREST' Star Groff on How 'Nudity Finds Him' to NY Times
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2009

The New York Times spoke to the talented young Groff on a variety of subjects, including his recent capacity for getting naked on stage. (more...)

'RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET' Lands at New Line Theatre Beginning 4/30'RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET' Lands at New Line Theatre Beginning 4/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2009

New Line Theatre, 'the Bad Boy of Musical Theatre,' continues its eighteenth season of provocative, adult, alternative musical theatre with the St. Louis premiere of the outrageous sci-fi, rock and roll musical, Bob Carlton's RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, running April 30-May 23, 2009, at New Line's new home, the Washington University South Campus Theatre (formerly the old CBC High School), 6501 Clayton Road, just east of Big Bend. (more...)

New Group Presents CREATIVE PRODUCING Convo With Hal Prince 4/27 New Group Presents CREATIVE PRODUCING Convo With Hal Prince 4/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2009

In anticipation of its upcoming production Groundswell, The New Group proudly presents 'Creative Producing: A Conversation with Hal Prince.' This ONE NIGHT ONLY special event takes place Monday, April 27 at 7:00 PM. Tickets are $20 and may be arranged through Ticket Central at www.ticketcentral.com or (212) 279-4200. This event is free to New Group subscribers. (more...)

BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL Opens At The University of the Arts 4/24BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL Opens At The University of the Arts 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2009

Based on the 1992 story in The Weekly World News about a half boy/half bat discovered in a cave in Hope Falls, West Virginia, ?Bat Boy: The Musical? takes flight at the stage at the Arts Bank Theater at the University of the Arts beginning April 24. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's PubPhoto Coverage: The Battery's Down Presents 'SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE' at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2009

The hit, online television series THE BATTERY'S DOWN, presented an evening of musical comedy at Joe's Pub entitled: SUNDAY NIGHT LIVE: musical comedy... rethought. April 19th. The evening was directed by Connor Gallagher with musical direction by Adam Laird and was produced by Jake Wilson and Jason Knight. (more...)

Lenny Henry OTHELLO To Get West End TransferLenny Henry OTHELLO To Get West End Transfer
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 24, 2009

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THE ZIPPERS OF ZOOMERVILLE Premieres At Frank & Katrina Basile Theater 5/7-6/6 THE ZIPPERS OF ZOOMERVILLE Premieres At Frank & Katrina Basile Theater 5/7-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2009

The Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis will produce the world premiere of Jack O'Hara and Tim Brickley's The Zippers of Zoomerville, or 200 Laps and a Lass: a mini-mockeretta in the Frank & Katrina Basile Theatre at the Phoenix May 7 through June 6, 2009. (more...)

BWW TV: The Cast of the New Musical 'ROLLER COASTER HIGHWAY' Meets the Press!BWW TV: The Cast of the New Musical 'ROLLER COASTER HIGHWAY' Meets the Press!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 24, 2009

The cast and crew of the 'rock and rolling' new musical ROLLER COASTER HIGHWAY met the press at New York City's Chelsea Studios and BroadwayWorld.com was there! (more...)

THE BATTERY'S DOWN Gang Brings 'Sunday Night Live' to Joe's Pub 4/19THE BATTERY'S DOWN Gang Brings 'Sunday Night Live' to Joe's Pub 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2009

Concertgoers can expect to see some original numbers, comedy sketches, campy Broadway gems, video shorts, a premiere of Nick Blaemire's 'All About Me' from Episode 11 of THE BATTERY'S DOWN, and most importantly - some improvised musical numbers from audience suggestions! (more...)

HAIR's Gavin Creel Featured in OUT MagazineHAIR's Gavin Creel Featured in OUT Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2009

Gavin Creel, currently starring on Broadway in HAIR, is featured in a fun little profile in OUT magazine. (more...)

ROOMS Stars Kritzer, Kreeger Guest on SIRIUS XM Live 4/17, Encores 4/19, 21, 22ROOMS Stars Kritzer, Kreeger Guest on SIRIUS XM Live 4/17, Encores 4/19, 21, 22
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2009

Leslie Kritzer and Doug Kreeger, stars of the new hit Off-Broadway musical ROOMS a rock romance, will be this week's special guests on SIRIUS XM Live on Broadway hosted by Seth Rudetsky. The appearance, taped last week, features Leslie and Doug performing songs from ROOMS a rock romance, which recently opened to rave reviews at New World Stages. ('Ms. Kritzer is funny and fabulous! Mr. Kreeger is solid and strong. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Public's THE SINGING FOREST Photo Flash: The Public's THE SINGING FOREST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that the first preview of Craig Lucas' THE SINGING FOREST has been moved to Friday, April 10 due to the need for additional technical rehearsals. Directed by Mark Wing-Davey, THE SINGING FOREST was scheduled to begin previews on Tuesday, April 7 and open on Monday, April 27. The show will now open on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 PM. (more...)

BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL Opens At The University of the Arts 4/24BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL Opens At The University of the Arts 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2009

Based on the 1992 story in The Weekly World News about a half boy/half bat discovered in a cave in Hope Falls, West Virginia, ?Bat Boy: The Musical? takes flight at the stage at the Arts Bank Theater at the University of the Arts beginning April 24. (more...)

Brown and King's GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL Comes To Artswest 4/15 - 5/17Brown and King's GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL Comes To Artswest 4/15 - 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2009

ArtsWest is set to present Gutenberg! The Musical April 15 - May 17. Gutenberg! The Musical is a loving spoof in which two aspiring playwrights perform a backers? audition for their new project: A big, splashy musical about printing press inventor Johann Gutenberg (not Steve Guttenberg from the cinema classic Short Circuit). With an unending supply of enthusiasm, Bud and Doug sing all the songs and play all the parts in their ?historical? epic, with the hope that one of the producers in attendance will give them a Broadway contract ? fulfilling their sky-high, if simple-minded, dreams. (more...)

THE GREENWICH VILLAGE FOLLIES Returns To Manhattan Theater Source 6/7THE GREENWICH VILLAGE FOLLIES Returns To Manhattan Theater Source 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2009

Manhattan Theatre Source is proud to announce the return of the critically acclaimed THE GREENWICH VILLAGE FOLLIES by Andrew Frank & Doug Silver, from the original concept by Fran Kirmser (producer, Hair) Sunday nights at 7pm at Manhattan Theatre Source. (more...)

MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL 'Heats Up' Bethesda Theatre 4/14 - 5/10MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL 'Heats Up' Bethesda Theatre 4/14 - 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2009

Inspired by a hot flash and a bottle of wine, Menopause The Musical will heat up the Bethesda Theatre for a limited engagement, April 14 through May 10. (more...)

Kaitlin Hopkins to Head Musical Theatre Program at Texas State University; Jim Price Joins FacultyKaitlin Hopkins to Head Musical Theatre Program at Texas State University; Jim Price Joins Faculty
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2009

Kaitlin Hopkins, currently on tour with the pre-Broadway tour of Dirty Dancing, has been named Head of Musical Theatre at Texas State University in San Marcos, Texas according to John Fleming, Chair of the Department of Theatre and Dance at Texas State. Her husband, Jim Price, will also be joining her on the faculty. (more...)

THE BATTERY'S DOWN Gang Brings 'Sunday Night Live' to Joe's Pub 4/19THE BATTERY'S DOWN Gang Brings 'Sunday Night Live' to Joe's Pub 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2009

Concertgoers can expect to see some original numbers, comedy sketches, campy Broadway gems, video shorts, a premiere of Nick Blaemire's 'All About Me' from Episode 11 of THE BATTERY'S DOWN, and most importantly - some improvised musical numbers from audience suggestions! (more...)

The Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis Set To Produce O'Hara And Brickley's THE ZIPPERS OF ZOOMVILLE, Runs 5/7 - 6/6The Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis Set To Produce O'Hara And Brickley's THE ZIPPERS OF ZOOMVILLE, Runs 5/7 - 6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2009

The Phoenix Theatre of Indianapolis will produce the world premiere of Jack O?Hara and Tim Brickley?s The Zippers of Zoomerville, or 200 Laps and a Lass: a mini-mockeretta in the Frank & Katrina Basile Theatre at the Phoenix May 7 through June 6, 2009. The book and lyrics are by Jack O?Hara, and the music is by Jack O?Hara and Tim Brickley. Jack O'Hara is a Nashville (IN) based writer, musician, comedian, actor, and director. In The Zippers of Zoomerville he has written a gentle send-up of all things Indy 500 -- but also a gentle send-up of all things Gilbert & Sullivan. (more...)

Public's THE SINGING FOREST First Preview Moved To 4/10, Opens 4/28Public's THE SINGING FOREST First Preview Moved To 4/10, Opens 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) announced today that the first preview of Craig Lucas' THE SINGING FOREST has been moved to Friday, April 10 due to the need for additional technical rehearsals. Directed by Mark Wing-Davey, THE SINGING FOREST was scheduled to begin previews on Tuesday, April 7 and open on Monday, April 27. The show will now open on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 PM. (more...)

THE SINGING FOREST Begins Previews At The Public Theater 4/10THE SINGING FOREST Begins Previews At The Public Theater 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2009

The Public Theater (Artistic Director Oskar Eustis; Executive Director Andrew D. Hamingson) will begin previews for Craig Lucas' THE SINGING FOREST on Friday, April 10. Directed by Mark Wing-Davey, THE SINGING FOREST will run through Sunday, May 17 with an official press opening on Tuesday, April 28 at 7 PM. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Announces ALTAR BOYZ As Final Show, Runs 5/12-5/31Bristol Riverside Announces ALTAR BOYZ As Final Show, Runs 5/12-5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2009

Bristol Riverside Theatre has announced a change to its final show of the 2008-2009 season and is pleased to present an original production of the Off-Broadway smash, Altar Boyz, from May 12 through May 31. BRT's production brings to Bristol two of the play's creators - Music Director Gary Adler, who co-wrote the music and lyrics, and Director and Tony-nominated Choreographer (and Bristol native) Christopher Gattelli, who handled the original Off-Broadway choreography. (more...)

THE BATTERY'S DOWN Season 2 Premieres 4/1THE BATTERY'S DOWN Season 2 Premieres 4/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2009

The Battery's Down, the hit online television series, will return for a second season on Wednesday, April 1, on YouTube featuring a slew of Broadway guest stars. Filmed in a style similar to Curb Your Enthusiasm or The Office, The Battery's Down chronicles the life of young actor Jake Wilson in New York City. Each twenty-minute, two-part episode will premiere at 12:01AM the first of every month. (more...)

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