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I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT Comes To American Heartland Theatre 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2009

Opening the 2009-2010 Season at American Heartland Theatre is the wonderfully funny and spooky production I'll Be Back Before Midnight. Somewhere between Agatha Christie and a Hitchcock thriller, this show has audiences laughing out loud one moment and gasping in horror the next. (more...)

Tony Award Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell To Host Broadway Inspirational Voices 'A Closer Look' 10/12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2009

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell has announced several upcoming concert dates. (more...)

SCOOTER THOMAS MAKES IT TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD Runs 9/24-10/10 at Stage Left Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2009

Team Venture Productions team up with Chicago actors Danny Bernardo and Jacob A. Ware and director Lavina Jadhwani to present Scooter Thomas Makes it to the Top of the World, by Peter Parnell. (more...)

BWW TV: Backstage At The 2009 Daytime Emmy Gift Lounge
by Movies News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

The show was telecast on the CW Television Network last night Sunday, August 30th, 2009 from the historic Orpheum Theatre in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

NYU's Program In Vocal Performance To Present KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN 10/1-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

New York University's Program in Vocal Performance will produce Kiss of the Spider Woman Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, 2009 at the Frederick Loewe Theatre at 35 West 4th Street. Based on the Manuel Puig novel 'El Beso de la Mujer Araña', the show features a score by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Terrence McNally. (more...)

'EMPIRE' Musical To Hold Private Industry Reading
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

The award-winning new musical Empire, by Caroline Sherman and Robert Hull, will hold an industry reading next week in New York City. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre Presents GUYS AND DOLLS 10/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2009

The guys are gambling, the dolls are dancing, and the audience will come up a winner when Cabrillo Music Theatre launches its 2009-2010 season with Guys and Dolls. Returning is Director Nick DeGruccio, whose previous Cabrillo production of Jekyll & Hyde led to three Ovation Awards, including Best Director. Returning with DeGruccio is Choreographer Roger Castellano, Ovation-nominated for Jekyll. Musical Direction is by Darryl Archibald, and the production will be overseen by Artistic Director Lewis Wilkenfeld. Cabrillo?s production of Guys and Dolls, created exclusively for the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, will open on Friday, October 16th, 2009 and run through Sunday, October 25th, for Cabrillo Music Theatre in the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

Several Upcoming Concerts Announced For Tony Award Winner Brian Stokes Mitchell
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2009

Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell has announced several upcoming concert dates. (more...)

Cindy Marchionda Returns To The Beechman Theater 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2009

Following the great success of her spring engagement, dynamic singer Cindy Marchionda returns by very popular demand to The Laurie Beechman Theater for a series of Saturdays continuing on Sept. 5th, October 17th and Nov. 21st with her sensational show, 'live at the beechman!' (more...)

The Van Wezel Announces 2009-2010 Season Of 'Fierce' Shows
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2009

The Van Wezel's 2009-2010 40th Anniversary Season is going to be fierce! It features a lineup of the hottest stars, performers and acts for everyone. (more...)

John Simpkins: Directing, Teaching and Guiding
by Jena Tesse Fox - Sep 30, 2009

Director and teacher John Simpkins talks about directing college students through adult stories, working with Joe Iconis and guiding the next generation of musical theater artists. (more...)

Arena Stage Announces Cast of THE FANTASTICS, LaCause to Star
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2009

Full casting is set for the upcoming Arena Stage musical The Fantasticks by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt. Arena's re-imagined production with direction by Amanda Dehnert, musical direction by George Fulginti-Shakar and set direction by Eugene Lee runs November 20, 2009 through January 10, 2010 at Arena Stage at the Lincoln Theatre. (more...)

'Carl Sagan's Contact – The Musical' at Centerstage in Federal Way
by Jay Irwin - Sep 28, 2009

A brand new world premiere musical based on the Carl Sagan Novel and Jodie Foster movie "Contact" has ventured into our solar system (Centerstage in Federal Way to be exact). And one has to wonder what transmission from outer space told them that this show was a good idea. (more...)

SCOOTER THOMAS MAKES IT TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD Runs 9/24-10/10 at Stage Left Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

Team Venture Productions team up with Chicago actors Danny Bernardo and Jacob A. Ware and director Lavina Jadhwani to present Scooter Thomas Makes it to the Top of the World, by Peter Parnell. (more...)

SCOOTER THOMAS MAKES IT TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD Runs 9/24-10/10 at Stage Left Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

Team Venture Productions team up with Chicago actors Danny Bernardo and Jacob A. Ware and director Lavina Jadhwani to present Scooter Thomas Makes it to the Top of the World, by Peter Parnell. (more...)

SCOOTER THOMAS MAKES IT TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD Runs 9/24-10/10 at Stage Left Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

Team Venture Productions team up with Chicago actors Danny Bernardo and Jacob A. Ware and director Lavina Jadhwani to present Scooter Thomas Makes it to the Top of the World, by Peter Parnell. (more...)

LION KING To Be Celebrated At National Museum of American History
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

Disney Theatrical Productions will donate objects from the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, THE LION KING, to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in a special donation ceremony on Thursday, 9/24. (more...)

Disney Theatrical Productions Donates Objects From THE LION KING To The Smithsonian
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

In a special ceremony today, Disney Theatrical Productions donated objects from the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical 'The Lion King' to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Costume elements from the show's protagonist Simba and the tribal shaman Rafiki will join objects from the musicals 'Cats,' 'Rent' and the 'King and I' in the museum's permanent entertainment collections. (more...)

Kander and McNally To Speak at 10/5 Industry Night Performance of KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

Composer John Kander and book-writer Terrence McNally will be participating in a pre-show discussion about the creation and history of their musical Kiss of the Spider Woman. The event will take place at New York University's Frederick Loewe Theatre on Monday, October 5 at 6:30 p.m. and will be held in conjunction with that evening's 8 p.m. performance. (more...)

Victoria Clark and Ted Sperling to Debut 'The Vicki and Ted Show' At Regency Hotel
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2009

Feinstein's at Lowes Regency, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, will continue its star-studded Fall 2009 season with the debut of Tony Award winning actress and vocalist Victoria Clark and Tony Award winning music director, arranger and orchestrator, Ted Sperling in 'The Vicki and Ted Show.' For their engagement at Feinstein's, Ms. Clark and Mr. Sperling celebrate the thirtieth anniversary of a remarkable friendship that began as students at Yale University and inspired some of Broadway's most unforgettable moments, including How to Succeed in Business..., Titanic and The Light in the Piazza. Their acclaimed show - which debuted at the Kennedy Center's Terrace Theater in Washington DC - will make its New York debut the Regency Hotel. The show will run from Tuesday, October 20 through Saturday, October 24. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD Manila Reveals Lead Cast
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 24, 2009

AUDIE GEMORA, Menchu Lauchengco-Yulo, Robbie Guevara, Lena McKenzie, and Franco Laurel comprise the lead cast of Repertory Philippines' (REP) new stage production of Stephen Sondheim's SWEENEY TODD. The musical runs at Onstage, 2/F Greenbelt 1, Ayala Center, Makati City in Manila from November 14 to December 13, 2009. (more...)

MEMPHIS Begins Previews at Bdwy's Shubert 9/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2009

MEMPHIS has nabbed the Shubert Theater for its fall run. (more...)

International City Theatre Presents SONGS FOR A NEW WORLD, Opens 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

International City Theatre's 2009 Season finale is a show-stopping collection of transformational stories by one of musical theater's brightest composers. (more...)

Yellow Sound Label Launches With Cumming's 'BLUE CAR' On 9/22, Olivo, Rivera Releases To Follow
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

Michael Croiter, musician and owner of the recording production facility Yellow Sound Lab, and Tony Award®-winning Orchestrator Bill Sherman (In the Heights) have partnered to launch YELLOW SOUND LABEL, a brand new record label that will produce an eclectic array of albums from some of today's biggest talents from Broadway and beyond. Yellow Sound Label recently signed a distribution deal with Alternative Distribution Alliance (A.D.A. Distribution), part of Warner Bros. Music, and is set to premiere on September 22 with the release of Tony Award® winner Alan Cumming's new album, I Bought a Blue Car Today. (more...)

Portland Center Stage Announces RAGTIME, Previews 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

Portland Center Stage invites Portland to return to the turn of a different century for Ragtime, the Tony-Award winning musical about the anarchist crusaders, death-defying magicians, race apologists and renegade musicians who fomented revolutions in the drawing rooms and fought injustice in the streets of an America that laid the groundwork for the America we live in today. (more...)

LION KING To Be Celebrated At National Museum of American History
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2009

Disney Theatrical Productions will donate objects from the Tony and Olivier Award-winning musical, THE LION KING, to the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History in a special donation ceremony on Thursday, 9/24. (more...)

SCOOTER THOMAS MAKES IT TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD Runs 9/24-10/10 at Stage Left Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009

Team Venture Productions team up with Chicago actors Danny Bernardo and Jacob A. Ware and director Lavina Jadhwani to present Scooter Thomas Makes it to the Top of the World, by Peter Parnell. (more...)

THE BROADWAY LOCAL - Will Chase Sponsored by WORLD MasterCard
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009

From the soaring melodies of classic revivals to the hottest dramas playing today - there is no experience like 'Broadway.' And part of what makes Broadway so exciting is that it's located right smack dab in the middle of New York City! With 'THE BROADWAY LOCAL', World MasterCard celebrates the creative theatre professionals who bring their talents to the city's Broadway stages and call the Big Apple home. (more...)

McNally's LIPS TOGETHER, TEETH APART Plays 4th Wall Theatre, Opens 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2009

Before Terrence McNally's work lands back in New York with the revival of Ragtime this fall, his words can be heard just across the Hudson in his critically-acclaimed play, Lips Together, Teeth Apart presented by 4th Wall Theatre in Bloomfield, NJ. (more...)

BWW TV: Harold Prince In Conversation: Vegas, Trends and the Joy of the 'Dangerous Actor'
by Eddie Varley - Sep 20, 2009

Phantom - The Las Vegas Spectacular is hosting the first annual Phantom Fans Week through Sunday, September 20th. This unprecedented gathering of all things Phantom will give fans from around the globe insider access to the show like never before. The culmination of Phantom Fans Week on Saturday will be a keynote address from Tony Award-winning director of PHANTOM, Hal Prince. Prince will talk about his life in theatre, his work with Andrew Lloyd Webber and his reasons for revisiting his classic PHANTOM 20 years later and adapting it for Las Vegas. (more...)

THE BEECHMAN FOLLIES One Night Concert With Anderson, Fraser, Robbins, Whitton & More Held 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2009

The Laurie Beechman Theatre is excited to announce THE BEECHMAN FOLLIES, a thrilling one night only concert featuring some of the outstanding talents who have graced the stage of our midtown venue over the past three years. Among the cast are some of Broadway's brightest lights, as well as cabaret's most dynamic performers. The concert will benefit The Beechman's acclaimed Voices from the Great White Way series, which features one night only concerts from some of our favorite Broadway vocalists. (more...)

BWW TV: Harold Prince In Conversation: On 'Paradise', Producing and 'Pocket-Sized' Revivals
by Eddie Varley - Sep 19, 2009

Having directed and produced over 50 Broadway productions, Hal Prince has left an indelible mark in the New York theatre history books. He set foot on the scene directing his first musical in 1955, the Tony Award-winning The Pajama Game. In the coming decades, Prince would collaborate with some of Broadway's legends, including Stephen Sondheim, John Kander and Fred Ebb and Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

BWW TV SPECIAL FEATURE: Harold Prince In Conversation: Part One - PHANTOM
by Eddie Varley - Sep 18, 2009

In celebration of this historic event, BroadwayWorld.com was afforded the special opportunity to sit down and chat with one of America's true theatrical legends. Our conversation with the stage icon covered not only The Phantom Of The Opera, but also touched upon the current state of the theatre business and exciting news of his next directing effort, the upcoming production of the new musical, Paradise Found. (more...)

Groener, McGrath, Scalera & More Star In Sondheim's PUTTING IT TOGETHER At SCR 9/11-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2009

South Coast Repertory kicks off the 2009-10 Season with Putting It Together, a compilation of Stephen Sondheim songs, that the composer put together like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, creating a narrative set at a cocktail party in an elegant Manhattan condo. The non-traditional musical, led by Broadway and television star Harry Groener, has a cast of five (a glamorous but slightly jaded couple, a starry-eyed younger couple and a savvy observer) who sing more than 30 songs that reflect their lives, lifestyles and moods of the moment. Some of the songs will be familiar, some less so, a few were even cut from their original musical scores, but they are all sophisticated, smart and drop-dead droll. All, in other words, Sondheim. (more...)

NYU Hosts 'Industry Night' for KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN 10/5 at Loewe Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

New York University's Program in Vocal Performance will produce Kiss of the Spider Woman Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, 2009 at the Frederick Loewe Theatre at 35 West 4th Street. Based on the Manuel Puig novel El Beso de la Mujer Araña, the show features a score by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Terrence McNally. (more...)

Gisela Cardenas, Lear deBessonet, And Michael Goldfried Among TCG's 2009 Recipients Of The NEA/TCG Career Development Program For Directors
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2009

Twelve early-career directors and designers have been selected for the 2009 NEA/TCG Career Development Programs for Theatre Directors and Designers. The recipients were chosen by an independent, national selection panel composed of theatre professionals. These programs are administered by TCG, in association with the National Endowment for the Arts, with major support from The Ford Foundation. (more...)

SCOOTER THOMAS MAKES IT TO THE TOP OF THE WORLD Runs 9/24-10/10 at Stage Left Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009

Team Venture Productions team up with Chicago actors Danny Bernardo and Jacob A. Ware and director Lavina Jadhwani to present Scooter Thomas Makes it to the Top of the World, by Peter Parnell. (more...)

Alan Muraoka Directs All Asian-American Cast In LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION! At Cherry Lane 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2009

The National Asian American Theatre Company (NAATCO) will present a one-night-only all Asian-American performance of Terrence McNally's LOVE! VALOUR! COMPASSION!, directed by Alan Muraoka, on Monday, September 14 with a 6:00pm cocktail reception and a 7:00pm performance at the Cherry Lane Theatre (38 Commerce Street) to benefit NAATCO. (more...)

I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT Comes To American Heartland Theatre 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

Opening the 2009-2010 Season at American Heartland Theatre is the wonderfully funny and spooky production I'll Be Back Before Midnight. Somewhere between Agatha Christie and a Hitchcock thriller, this show has audiences laughing out loud one moment and gasping in horror the next. (more...)

Groener, McGrath, Scalera & More Star In Sondheim's PUTTING IT TOGETHER At SCR 9/11-10/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

South Coast Repertory kicks off the 2009-10 Season with Putting It Together, a compilation of Stephen Sondheim songs, that the composer put together like pieces of a jigsaw puzzle, creating a narrative set at a cocktail party in an elegant Manhattan condo. The non-traditional musical, led by Broadway and television star Harry Groener, has a cast of five (a glamorous but slightly jaded couple, a starry-eyed younger couple and a savvy observer) who sing more than 30 songs that reflect their lives, lifestyles and moods of the moment. Some of the songs will be familiar, some less so, a few were even cut from their original musical scores, but they are all sophisticated, smart and drop-dead droll. All, in other words, Sondheim. (more...)

I'LL BE BACK BEFORE MIDNIGHT Comes To American Heartland Theatre 9/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2009

Opening the 2009-2010 Season at American Heartland Theatre is the wonderfully funny and spooky production I'll Be Back Before Midnight. Somewhere between Agatha Christie and a Hitchcock thriller, this show has audiences laughing out loud one moment and gasping in horror the next. (more...)

Chita Rivera's New CD 'AND NOW I SWING' Set For 10/13 Release
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009

The incomparable Chita Rivera releases a new solo studio album entitled And Now I Swing on October 13, 2009 from the newly-launched Yellow Sound Label. From classic theater songs to jazz standards, all tracks featured on this new album have received new arrangements recorded by New York's finest musicians, reimagining some of Chita's favorite tunes. (more...)

Blickenstaff, Lewis, Murney & More Star In Signature's FIRST YOU DREAM Kander & Ebb Celebration 9/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2009

The 2009 Regional Theatre Tony Award winning-Signature Theatre presents the world premiere theater event First You Dream': The Music of Kander & Ebb, September 10 through 27, 2009. A tribute to Broadway's most celebrated songwriting partnership - from Cabaret to Chicago to Curtains - Signature pulls out the stops with Broadway's Heidi Blickenstaff, James Clow, Norm Lewis, Julia Murney, Matthew Scott, and Eleasha Gamble and a 19-piece orchestra, plus staging and set design by Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and choreography by Karma Camp. (more...)

LIFE COULD BE A DREAM Extends Through 10/25 At The Hudson Mainstage Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2009

David Elzer, Peter Schneider and Crooning Crabcakes, LLC are thrilled to announce that the critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS' CHOICE, Backstage CRITIC'S PICK, LA WEEKLY GO!) smash-hit world premiere production of LIFE COULD BE A DREAM, written and directed by Roger Bean (The Marvelous Wonderettes) with choreography by Lee Martino (Reprise On Your Toes, On The Town) and musical direction by Michael Paternostro (Kiss of the Spider Woman, Thrill Me) is EXTENDING through Sunday, October 25 at the Hudson Mainstage Theatre, 6539 Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood. (more...)

Chita Rivera's New CD 'AND NOW I SWING' Set For 10/13 Release
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2009

The incomparable Chita Rivera releases a new solo studio album entitled And Now I Swing on October 13, 2009 from the newly-launched Yellow Sound Label. From classic theater songs to jazz standards, all tracks featured on this new album have received new arrangements recorded by New York's finest musicians, reimagining some of Chita's favorite tunes. (more...)

Foster, Brescia, Gertner And Wetherhead To Star In Roundabout's ORDINARY DAYS, Runs 10/2-12/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast for Ordinary Days, a new musical with Music & Lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Marc Bruni. Ordinary Days will feature Lisa Brescia as 'Claire,' Hunter Foster as 'Jason,' Jared Gertner as 'Warren' and Kate Wetherhead as 'Deb.' This production marks the first musical presented in the Black Box Theatre. (more...)

NYU's Program In Vocal Performance To Present KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN 10/1-10/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

New York University's Program in Vocal Performance will produce Kiss of the Spider Woman Oct. 1 through Oct. 5, 2009 at the Frederick Loewe Theatre at 35 West 4th Street. Based on the Manuel Puig novel 'El Beso de la Mujer Araña', the show features a score by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Terrence McNally. (more...)

Ann Reinking To Choreograph World Premiere of TIME AFTER TIME At Pittsburgh Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company announced today that Broadway legend Ann Reinking will choreograph the world premiere of Time After Time, which will run at Point Park University's Pittsburgh Playhouse from Feb. 26 through March 14, 2010. Gabriel Barre directs. Time After Time is a new musical with book and lyrics by Stephen Cole and music by Jeffrey Saver. (more...)

Cook, Williams, Kritzer and Arden Will Sing SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM for Roundabout Broadway Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is proud to have Stephen Sondheim & James Lapine return to Studio 54 with Sondheim on Sondheim, a new original Broadway musical starring Barbara Cook, Vanessa Williams, Michael Arden & Leslie Kritzer. Music & lyrics are by Stephen Sondheim, conceived & directed by James Lapine. Sondheim on Sondheim will begin previews on March 19th, 2010 and open officially April 22nd, 2010 at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). This will be a limited engagement through Sunday, June 13th, 2010. (more...)

Cindy Marchionda Returns To The Beechman Theater 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2009

Following the great success of her spring engagement, dynamic singer Cindy Marchionda returns by very popular demand to The Laurie Beechman Theater for a series of Saturdays continuing on Sept. 5th, October 17th and Nov. 21st with her sensational show, 'live at the beechman!' (more...)

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