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Performance Network Adds Performances To THE DROWSY CHAPERONEPerformance Network Adds Performances To THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2010

After only five weeks, Performance Network Theatre's production of the musical comedy, 'The Drowsy Chaperone' has broken box office records. (more...)

Signature Theatre Celebrates the Holiday Season by Hosting Pentagon Night 12/22Signature Theatre Celebrates the Holiday Season by Hosting Pentagon Night 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2010

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre is embracing the spirit of the holiday season by hosting "Pentagon Night" on Wednesday, December 22nd. (more...)

Photo Flash: Signature Theater Presents Sunset BoulevardPhoto Flash: Signature Theater Presents Sunset Boulevard
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2010

Signature Theatre presents the legendary Hollywood musical Sunset Boulevard running through February 13, 2011. (more...)

Signature Theatre to Conduct With One Look Silent Film CompetitionSignature Theatre to Conduct With One Look Silent Film Competition
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2010

In celebration of the Washington premiere of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical sensation Sunset Boulevard about faded silent film legend Norma Desmond, Signature Theatre is holding the "With One Look" silent film competition open to anyone and everyone who loves the golden age of Hollywood. (more...)

Signature Theatre Celebrates the Holiday Season by Hosting Pentagon Night 12/22Signature Theatre Celebrates the Holiday Season by Hosting Pentagon Night 12/22
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2010

Virginia's Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre is embracing the spirit of the holiday season by hosting "Pentagon Night" on Wednesday, December 22nd. (more...)

Holiday Shows Make Things Merry in Orange County!Holiday Shows Make Things Merry in Orange County!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2010

In Orange County, several local theaters big and small are presenting a plethora of yuletide-themed shows designed to put you in an even more festive mood-certainly a welcome break from all the parties and all that shopping you'll surely be busy with, of course. There are also many non-Holiday related presentations debuting or playing this month that will make great holiday gifts for the theater lovers in your midst. Whether you're looking for traditional fare or something a bit more quirky and off the beaten path, you will likely find something that will suit your tastes. (more...)

Signature Theatre Announces ART, SUNSET BOULEVARD, & More in '10-'11 Season Signature Theatre Announces ART, SUNSET BOULEVARD, & More in '10-'11 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010

Eric Schaeffer, Artistic Director of the Tony Award®-winning Signature Theatre, today announced the company's 2010-2011 season of four musicals and three plays, with the innovative company producing three world premieres and one regional premiere. (more...)

Christmas City Follies Returns To Touchstone Stage For Eleventh Year 12/2-19Christmas City Follies Returns To Touchstone Stage For Eleventh Year 12/2-19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010

Christmas City Follies, an annual holiday vaudeville production, will return to the Touchstone Theatre stage December 2nd-19th. (more...)

Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities Presents 1940's Radio Hour, Closes 12/19Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities Presents 1940's Radio Hour, Closes 12/19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2010

Civic Light Opera of South Bay Cities and Executive Producer James A. Blackman III proudly closes their 19th season with Walton Jones' musical holiday tribute to the swing era. (more...)

WOB Dinner Theater Presents BREAKFAST WITH SANTA (AND MRS. CLAUS)WOB Dinner Theater Presents BREAKFAST WITH SANTA (AND MRS. CLAUS)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2010

Way Off Broadway's first Breakfast with Santa was held in 2003, kicking off what has become the most popular annual event at the theatre. (more...)

Aurora Children's Playhouse Announces Expanded Holiday Line-upAurora Children's Playhouse Announces Expanded Holiday Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2010

Aurora Theatre has assembled the best children's performers in the region, bringing them to Gwinnett County in order to give parents and children the chance to experience a live performance. (more...)

New Rep Presents DARLING DIVAS DECK THE HOLIDAYS, 12/18-23New Rep Presents DARLING DIVAS DECK THE HOLIDAYS, 12/18-23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is spicing up this holiday season with New Rep's Darling Divas Deck the Holidays. This festive holiday cabaret is directed by Kate Warner and features New Rep favorites Michele A. DeLuca (Hot Mikado, Cabaret, The Wild Party, and Ragtime), Aimee Doherty (Hot Mikado, Speed-the-Plow, Cabaret, tick, tick... BOOM!, The Wild Party, Ragtime, and Into the Woods), Kami Rushell Smith (Dessa Rose), and Bobbie Steinbach (The Clean House, Romeo and Juliet, A Girl's War, The Waverly Gallery, and Stonewall Jackson's House). (more...)

BWW EXCLUSIVE: Alice Ripley on NEXT TO NORMAL Tour, New Album, Fans & A Career Retrospective - Part 2BWW EXCLUSIVE: Alice Ripley on NEXT TO NORMAL Tour, New Album, Fans & A Career Retrospective - Part 2
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 18, 2010

Over the course of our ninety minute conversation earlier this week, Tony-winning Broadway star Alice Ripley was kind enough to open up about her role in the phenomenon of the Pulitzer Prize-winning NEXT TO NORMAL, which is now kicking off a US Tour beginning in Los Angeles, as well as offer thoughts on many of her significant stage roles that she has taken on over the course of her impressive and varied career. Pete Townshend and THE WHO'S TOMMY to Andrew Lloyd Webber and SUNSET BOULEVARD and TELL ME ON A SUNDAY, to Sondheim with COMPANY (as the greatest Amy of all time), and even a turn in ROCKY HORROR; Alice Ripley has seemingly done it all,and her passion, dedication and insight into her craft are amply evident in both her studied performances on stage as well as in discussing the art of acting in musical theatre in conversation and her inspirations as Diana Goodman, ranging from Albee to O'Neill to actors like Cynthia Nixon, Toni Collette and more. In her most comprehensive print interview to date, BroadwayWorld is proud to present InDepth InterView: Alice Ripley. (more...)

Candlelight Dinner Playhouse Hosts New Years Eve DinnerCandlelight Dinner Playhouse Hosts New Years Eve Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Make your New Year's Eve plans now! (more...)

Ken Page Comes To Pepperdine University 1/21Ken Page Comes To Pepperdine University 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Ken Page, who won a Drama Desk Award for his role in the Tony-winning musical Ain't Misbehavin' and whose commanding presence and rich baritone voice have graced both stage and screen, performs a solo concert at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu at 8 p.m. on Friday, January 21. (more...)

Hunter Foster, Malcolm Gets, Dick Latessa et al. Lead Starry Cast of LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE at La JollaHunter Foster, Malcolm Gets, Dick Latessa et al. Lead Starry Cast of LITTLE MISS SUNSHINE at La Jolla
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

La Jolla Playhouse announced today the cast and creative team of its upcoming world-premiere musical Little Miss Sunshine, by the Tony Award-winning creative team of composer/lyricist William Finn and playwright/director James Lapine. Mr. Lapine has enjoyed a long association with the Playhouse, having previously directed Merrily We Roll Along (1985) and Luck, Pluck and Virtue (1993). The production runs February 15 - March 27, 2011 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. (more...)

Preview Begin Today for Roundabout's IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNESTPreview Begin Today for Roundabout's IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director)begins previews for the new Broadway production of Oscar Wilde's comedy The Importance of Being Earnest, directed by and starring Brian Bedford as 'Lady Bracknell,' at the American Airlines Theatre on Broadway (227 West 42nd St.) on Friday, December 17th, 2010 and open officially on Thursday, January 13th, 2011. This is a limited engagement through Sunday, March 6th, 2011. (more...)

New Rep Presents New Rep's Darling Divas Deck the HolidaysNew Rep Presents New Rep's Darling Divas Deck the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is spicing up this holiday season with New Rep's Darling Divas Deck the Holidays. (more...)

Photo Flash: New SUNSET BLVD. Production Stills from Signature!Photo Flash: New SUNSET BLVD. Production Stills from Signature!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Signature Theatre presents the legendary Hollywood musical Sunset Boulevard running through February 13, 2011. Headlining the production is Broadway's Florence Lacey Evita; Hello Dolly!; Signature's Follies as the tragic silent film star Norma Desmond, complemented by D.B. Bonds The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Signature's The Visit as Joe, Susan Derry Wonderful Town as Betty, and Ed Dixon The Iceman Cometh, The Three Musketeers as Max von Mayerling. Three time Helen Hayes Award winner J. Fred Shiffman is Sheldrake and Washington favorite Harry A. Winter is Cecil B. DeMille. (more...)

Showtime Features Arnold in THAT'S MY STORY AND I'M STICKING TO IT, 12/31Showtime Features Arnold in THAT'S MY STORY AND I'M STICKING TO IT, 12/31
by TV News Desk - Dec 17, 2010

Iconoclastic comedian Tom Arnold will ring in the New Year on SHOWTIME with the debut of his first-ever stand-up comedy special, THAT'S MY STORY AND I'M STICKING TO IT - premiering on Friday, December 31st at 9:00 PM (ET/PT). Best known for his work as comic relief in over 72 films ('True Lies,' 'Nine Months,' 'Hero'), Arnold takes to the stage to poke fun at his Midwest upbringing, his well-publicized marital Follies and the absurdity of Hollywood. He candidly details his hilarious, real-life journey in the public eye over his nearly three-decade career. THAT'S MY STORY AND I'M STICKING TO IT is a Payaso Entertainment production, with Scott Montoya and Neal Marshall producing and Montoya directing. The one-hour special is the latest installment of the network's on-going SHOWTIME LAUGH OUT LOUD comedy franchise, which is the hub of diverse, no-holds-barred, unedited comedy for premium television audiences. (more...)

Caroline Sheen Reprises Lead Roll In Detroit's MARY POPPINS 12/16Caroline Sheen Reprises Lead Roll In Detroit's MARY POPPINS 12/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2010

Producers Cameron Mackintosh and Thomas Schumacher of Disney Theatrical Productions are pleased to announce full casting for the Detroit engagement of MARY POPPINS. (more...)

Pearce, Marcus et al. Complete Cast for EMMA at The Old GlobePearce, Marcus et al. Complete Cast for EMMA at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2010

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for Jane Austen's Emma - A Musical Romantic Comedy. The musical, with book, music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee Paul Gordon and direction by Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun, will run in the Old Globe Theatre Jan. 15 - Feb. 27. Preview performances run Jan. 15 - Jan. 22. Opening night is Jan. 23 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at www.TheOldGlobe.org, by phone at (619) 23-GLOBE or by visiting the Box Office at 1363 Old Globe Way in Balboa Park. (more...)

WHITE CHRISTMAS Arrives In Chicago For Limited Engagement 12/15-1/2/2011WHITE CHRISTMAS Arrives In Chicago For Limited Engagement 12/15-1/2/2011
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2010

Broadway In Chicago is proud to announce Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS will make its Chicago debut during a limited, three-week engagement at the Bank of America Theatre, December 15, 2010 - January 2, 2011. (more...)

Holiday Shows Make Things Merry in Orange County!Holiday Shows Make Things Merry in Orange County!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2010

In Orange County, several local theaters big and small are presenting a plethora of yuletide-themed shows designed to put you in an even more festive mood-certainly a welcome break from all the parties and all that shopping you'll surely be busy with, of course. There are also many non-Holiday related presentations debuting or playing this month that will make great holiday gifts for the theater lovers in your midst. Whether you're looking for traditional fare or something a bit more quirky and off the beaten path, you will likely find something that will suit your tastes. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 15th, 2010'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 15th, 2010
by Paul W. Thompson - Dec 15, 2010

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'White Christmas,' 'The Wind In The Willows,' 'Striking 12,' 'The Nativity,' 'The Other Cinderella, 'Cats,' music theater at Lyric Opera of Chicago, more.... (more...)

EXCLUSIVE Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at the DRACULA Set!EXCLUSIVE Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at the DRACULA Set!
by Walter McBride - Dec 15, 2010

Count Dracula, the world's most famous vampire, returns to the New York stage in DRACULA by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, based on the eponymous novel by Bram Stoker is set to begin previews December 14, prior to its official press opening January 5 at the Little Shubert Theatre (442 West 42nd Street). Paul Alexander to direct. BroadwayWorld.com got an exclusive first peak at the show's set while the cast is in rehearsal at the theatre! (more...)

BWW EXCLUSIVE: Eric Schaeffer Talks FOLLIES, SUNSET BLVD, Next Shows & A Career RetrospectiveBWW EXCLUSIVE: Eric Schaeffer Talks FOLLIES, SUNSET BLVD, Next Shows & A Career Retrospective
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 15, 2010

Stephen Sondheim to Jerry Herman to Andrew Lloyd Webber, Michael John LaChiusa to Kander & Ebb to Dempsey & Rowe, PUTTING IT TOGETHER to MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET on Broadway - the phenomenally gifted co-founder of the Signature Theater is one of the brightest lights in directing today - whether in regional theatre or on Broadway or the West End - and a mere glance at his resume reveals many of the reasons why. Discussing the current production of SUNSET BOULEVARD opening later this month at the Signature, plus a complete rundown of the upcoming Kennedy Center production of Follies, in this, his most comprehensive interview to date, Eric Schaeffer bares all and reveals what makes his productions shine so bright on Broadway and beyond. (more...)

Photo Flash: Signature Theatre's SUNSET BLVD.Photo Flash: Signature Theatre's SUNSET BLVD.
by BWW Photo Special - Dec 14, 2010

Signature Theatre presents the legendary Hollywood musical Sunset Boulevard running through February 13, 2011. Headlining the production is Broadway's Florence Lacey Evita; Hello Dolly!; Signature's Follies as the tragic silent film star Norma Desmond, complemented by D.B. Bonds The Phantom of the Opera, Les Misérables, Signature's The Visit as Joe, Susan Derry Wonderful Town as Betty, and Ed Dixon The Iceman Cometh, The Three Musketeers as Max von Mayerling. Three time Helen Hayes Award winner J. Fred Shiffman is Sheldrake and Washington favorite Harry A. Winter is Cecil B. DeMille. (more...)

Ensemble Studio Theatre Presents UNFILTERED 2011 1/13-2/05Ensemble Studio Theatre Presents UNFILTERED 2011 1/13-2/05
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

The Ensemble Studio Theatre Youngblood program, taking more advantage of its talented roster of emerging playwrights under 30, will present three studio productions of new plays under the title UNFILTERED 2011 January 13 through February 5 at its percolating playwrights headquarters, 549 West 52nd Street. (more...)

Performance Network Adds Performances To THE DROWSY CHAPERONEPerformance Network Adds Performances To THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

After only five weeks, Performance Network Theatre's production of the musical comedy, 'The Drowsy Chaperone' has broken box office records. (more...)

Tickets Now Available for DRACULA at Little ShubertTickets Now Available for DRACULA at Little Shubert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

Count Dracula, the world's most famous vampire, returns to the New York stage in DRACULA by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, based on the eponymous novel by Bram Stoker, set to begin previews December 14, prior to its official press opening January 5 at the Little Shubert Theatre (442 West 42nd Street). Paul Alexander to direct. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim  Appears on The Colbert Report 12/14Stephen Sondheim Appears on The Colbert Report 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2010

Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim will appear Tuesday night, December 14, on Comedy Central's THE COLBERT REPORT to talk about his new book 'Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes' which was released on October 26, 2010. THE COLBERT REPORT airs on Comedy Central at 11:30pm EST, 10:30pm CST. (more...)

Fruitcake Follies Lives On In Its 12th Great YearFruitcake Follies Lives On In Its 12th Great Year
by Don Grigware - Dec 13, 2010

It's hard to believe, but the fiercely fruity hit Fruitcake Follies is celebrating its 12th birthday, having originated in Hollywood at the Cinegrill, and now in its permanent residence in the basement of a Mexican restaurant in Silver Lake. About as original as you'll find anywhere, the show's genius is James Gray, who serves as host, and costars the one and only Momma ... and this year Eric Seppala and Sandy Fox. Guest stars are Leslie Carrara and puppet pet Lolly and Melanie Hutsell as chef Paula Deen. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Announces 2011 Full Season Barrington Stage Company Announces 2011 Full Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2010

Barrington Stage Company's Stage 2, Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announced additional productions that will take place in their Pittsfield Mainstage, Stage 2 and Youth Theatre venues in 2011. (more...)

EXCLUSIVE Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at DRACULA in RehearsalEXCLUSIVE Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at DRACULA in Rehearsal
by Walter McBride - Dec 13, 2010

Count Dracula, the world's most famous vampire, returns to the New York stage in DRACULA by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, based on the eponymous novel by Bram Stoker is set to begin previews December 14, prior to its official press opening January 5 at the Little Shubert Theatre (442 West 42nd Street). Paul Alexander to direct. BroadwayWorld.com got an exclusive first peak at the cast in rehearsal at the theatre! (more...)

Richard Skipper Hosts 2nd ANNUAL LEGACY AWARDS 12/12Richard Skipper Hosts 2nd ANNUAL LEGACY AWARDS 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

On Sunday, December 12th at 2 PM, DANCERS OVER 40 will present a special Legacy Award to producer Edmund Gaynes who helped the organization launch its popular yearly discussion panels at his St. Luke's Theater on West 46th Street. (more...)

EXCLUSIVE Photo Coverage: Introducing Michel Altieri - The New 'Dracula'EXCLUSIVE Photo Coverage: Introducing Michel Altieri - The New 'Dracula'
by Walter McBride - Dec 12, 2010

Count Dracula, the world's most famous vampire, returns to the New York stage in DRACULA by Hamilton Deane and John L. Balderston, based on the eponymous novel by Bram Stoker is set to begin previews December 14, prior to its official press opening January 5 at the Little Shubert Theatre (442 West 42nd Street). Paul Alexander to direct. BroadwayWorld.com got an exclusive first peak at the cast in rehearsal at the theatre! (more...)

Review - Not Since Not Since CarrieReview - Not Since Not Since Carrie
by Ben Peltz - Dec 12, 2010

Listening to the popular theatre critic/journalist Peter Filichia talk about musicals can be twice as entertaining as half the shows on Broadway.  Ever hear his story about the audience reaction at the first preview of Bring Back Birdie?  Or the way he one-upped David Merrick after being tossed out of a preview of 42nd Street?  Or the exact moment he could tell, while watching an out-of-town tryout of Company, that Dean Jones would not be playing Bobby for long? (more...)

BEING SELLERS Comes To Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 TheatersBEING SELLERS Comes To Brits Off Broadway at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

59E59 Theaters (Elysabeth Kleinhans, Artistic Director; Peter Tear, Executive Producer) welcomes the Waterloo East Theatre to the 2010 Brits Off Broadway festival with the US premiere of BEING SELLERS, written by Carl Caulfield, directed by Simon Green and starring David Boyle as Peter Sellers. (more...)

Jaime Donegan Comes To Tiverton to Produce the East Bay Follies, Runs 12/9-12Jaime Donegan Comes To Tiverton to Produce the East Bay Follies, Runs 12/9-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

New York director and producer, Jaime Donegan, in conjunction with Theater Direct and Gloria Crist, is coming to Tiverton to produce the East Bay Follies, a holiday fundraiser to upgrade the sound and lights in the Tiverton High School Auditorium. (more...)

Orange County Performing Arts Center Pays Tribute to Cy Coleman, 12/9 - 12/12Orange County Performing Arts Center Pays Tribute to Cy Coleman, 12/9 - 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

Four of musical theater's brightest talents offer behind-the-scenes tales and the magical music of a true legend in Broadway Up Close and Personal: A Tribute to Cy Coleman. Beloved songs from Cy Coleman's award-winning shows including Sweet Charity, City of Angels and The Will Rogers Follies and songs such as 'Witchcraft' and 'The Best is Yet to Come' will be performed at the Orange County Performing Arts Center December 9 - 12 in this heartfelt and personal tribute to the life and incredible work of this great American artist. The show features Tony-winning lyricist David Zippel, who collaborated with Coleman on City of Angels; Center favorite Jason Graae, whose special way around a song has taken him to the Metropolitan Opera, the Hollywood Bowl, Birdland and the Rainbow Room; Jenifer Lewis, who has starred in numerous Broadway productions as well as movies and television and the multi-talented Tami Tappan Damiano, who has appeared on stages all over the world. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim to Appear on The Colbert Report 12/14Stephen Sondheim to Appear on The Colbert Report 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2010

Composer and lyricist Stephen Sondheim will appear Tuesday night, December 14, on Comedy Central's THE COLBERT REPORT to talk about his new book 'Finishing the Hat: Collected Lyrics (1954-1981) with Attendant Comments, Principles, Heresies, Grudges, Whines and Anecdotes' which was released on October 26, 2010. THE COLBERT REPORT airs on Comedy Central at 11:30pm EST, 10:30pm CST. (more...)

Sondheim's FINISHING THE HAT Makes NY Times 'Top 10'Sondheim's FINISHING THE HAT Makes NY Times 'Top 10'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2010

Now, it's also been picked by the paper amongst the The 10 Best Books of 2010, which honor 5 fiction, and 5 non-fiction titles. About the book, the noted Book Review section writes 'The theater's pre-eminent living songwriter offers a master class in how to write a musical, covering some of the greatest shows, from 'West Side Story' to 'Sweeney Todd.' Sondheim's analysis of his and others' lyrics is insightful and candid, and his anecdotes are telling and often very funny.' (more...)

BWW Reviews: OCPAC Cabaret Series Pays Tribute to CY COLEMANBWW Reviews: OCPAC Cabaret Series Pays Tribute to CY COLEMAN
by Michael L. Quintos - Dec 11, 2010

Despite being a lesser-known composer to the average joe than, say, Bacharach or Mancini, Cy Coleman irrefutably built a solid, prolific career in popular music, which later led to an even more successful string of hits on the Broadway stage. In what is essentially a biographical history lesson set to his music, BROADWAY UP CLOSE & PERSONAL: A TRIBUTE TO CY COLEMAN--now performing through December 12 at the Orange County Performing Arts Center's Samueli Theater--combines an entertaining cabaret showcase with a truly engrossing symposium teaching Coleman 101. The show is hosted by Michael Kerker and Tony Winner David Zippel and features Broadway stars Jenifer Lewis, Jason Graae, and Tami Tappan Damiano. (more...)

Orange County Performing Arts Center Pays Tribute to Cy Coleman, 12/9 - 12/12Orange County Performing Arts Center Pays Tribute to Cy Coleman, 12/9 - 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2010

Four of musical theater's brightest talents offer behind-the-scenes tales and the magical music of a true legend in Broadway Up Close and Personal: A Tribute to Cy Coleman. Beloved songs from Cy Coleman's award-winning shows including Sweet Charity, City of Angels and The Will Rogers Follies and songs such as 'Witchcraft' and 'The Best is Yet to Come' will be performed at the Orange County Performing Arts Center December 9 - 12 in this heartfelt and personal tribute to the life and incredible work of this great American artist. The show features Tony-winning lyricist David Zippel, who collaborated with Coleman on City of Angels; Center favorite Jason Graae, whose special way around a song has taken him to the Metropolitan Opera, the Hollywood Bowl, Birdland and the Rainbow Room; Jenifer Lewis, who has starred in numerous Broadway productions as well as movies and television and the multi-talented Tami Tappan Damiano, who has appeared on stages all over the world. (more...)

Alley Theatre Closes Sedaris' SANTALAND DIARIES, 12/11Alley Theatre Closes Sedaris' SANTALAND DIARIES, 12/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2010

This season, along with Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol - A Ghost Story of Christmas, which runs on the Hubbard Stage, the Alley Theatre will once again present a second holiday production, David Sedaris' The Santaland Diaries on the Neuhaus Stage. Alley Artist Todd Waite will reprise his role as 'Crumpet the Elf' in the outlandish, and true, chronicles of David Sedaris' experience as a worker in Macy's SantaLand display. Also this season, for select performances Alley Artist Paul Hope will appear as 'Crumpet the Elf': December 8 at 7:30 PM, December 9 at 7:30 PM, December 10 at 6:00 PM and Saturday, December 11 at 2:30 PM. (more...)

Aurora Children's Playhouse Announces Expanded Holiday Line-upAurora Children's Playhouse Announces Expanded Holiday Line-up
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2010

Aurora Theatre has assembled the best children's performers in the region, bringing them to Gwinnett County in order to give parents and children the chance to experience a live performance. (more...)

Orange County Performing Arts Center Pays Tribute to Cy Coleman, 12/9 - 12/12Orange County Performing Arts Center Pays Tribute to Cy Coleman, 12/9 - 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2010

Four of musical theater's brightest talents offer behind-the-scenes tales and the magical music of a true legend in Broadway Up Close and Personal: A Tribute to Cy Coleman. Beloved songs from Cy Coleman's award-winning shows including Sweet Charity, City of Angels and The Will Rogers Follies and songs such as 'Witchcraft' and 'The Best is Yet to Come' will be performed at the Orange County Performing Arts Center December 9 - 12 in this heartfelt and personal tribute to the life and incredible work of this great American artist. The show features Tony-winning lyricist David Zippel, who collaborated with Coleman on City of Angels; Center favorite Jason Graae, whose special way around a song has taken him to the Metropolitan Opera, the Hollywood Bowl, Birdland and the Rainbow Room; Jenifer Lewis, who has starred in numerous Broadway productions as well as movies and television and the multi-talented Tami Tappan Damiano, who has appeared on stages all over the world. (more...)

Ziemba Brings AND ALL THAT JAZZ! To The Alcazar 1/27Ziemba Brings AND ALL THAT JAZZ! To The Alcazar 1/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2010

42nd Street Moon today announced that Tony-winning Broadway star KAREN ZIEMBA and her Curtains co-star NOAH RACEY will head the cast for AND ALL THAT JAZZ! - A JOHN KANDER SALON EVENING on Thursday, January 27 at the Alcazar Theatre. (more...)

Neil Patrick Harris Joins New York Philharmonic for COMPANY Concert, 4/7-4/9Neil Patrick Harris Joins New York Philharmonic for COMPANY Concert, 4/7-4/9
by Jessica Lewis - Dec 10, 2010

The New York Philharmonic will present Stephen Sondheim's groundbreaking Company, with an all-star cast led by Neil Patrick Harris, star of the hit television series, How I Met Your Mother, on April 7-9, 2011. The award-winning musical will be produced and directed by Lonny Price, who directed and co-produced last season's SONDHEIM: The Birthday Concert!, and will be conducted by Sondheim specialist Paul Gemignani, with the original orchestrations for a 35-piece orchestra by Jonathan Tunick. More details will be announced at a later date. (more...)

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