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STAGE TUBE: Sondheim Gives Interview On The Today Show
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2010

Stephen Sondheim gave an interview to The Today Show, during which he discussed his career, Sondheim on Sondheim and Oscar Hammerstein II. (more...)

McCarthy, Harris Set for Barrington's SWEENEY TODD; Full Season Announced with Petkoff, Garrison & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2010

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director, and Richard M. Parison, Jr., Producing Director, have announced major casting for the 2010 summer season at Barrington Stage Company, the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA. (more...)

SOUND OFF: Sondheim Palooza Part 2
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 20, 2010

Today, we are taking a listen to ANYONE CAN WHISTLE and COMPANY, two of the most genre-bending and revolutionary musicals of the latter twentieth century, both boasting Sondheim's strongest songs of the sixties. These recordings contain some of the most legendary and illustrious Broadway casts of all time and include the names Angela Lansbury, Lee Remick, Bernadette Peters, Elaine Stritch, Raul Esparza, Dean Jones, Larry Kert and Jane Krakowski, just to name a few... (more...)

SONDHEIM WEEK: Sondheim Trivia
by Charlie Piane - Apr 19, 2010

BroadwayWorld is proud to present a look at the extensive work of Stephen Sondheim on Broadway! Check out these Sondheim on Broadway facts! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Vanessa Williams Talks Broadway Return & Sondheim's Legacy
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 19, 2010

Today, on April 19, SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM star Vanessa Williams visited ABC's Good Morning to discuss the show, which opens on Thursday, April 22, and life after Ugly Betty. Click below to see her appearance. (more...)

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Set for Cabrillo Music Theatre, 4/23-5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

A tuneful, funny musical score meets a giant man-eating plant when Cabrillo Music Theatre's production of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS devours the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. One of the longest-running Off-Broadway shows of all time, with a hit movie and a Broadway revival to its credit, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS takes root on Friday, April 23rd, 2010, and blossoms until Sunday, May 2nd. Locally produced exclusively for Southern California audiences, performances take place at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

Tomlin Hosts NCFT Gala; Honors Lane & Lee, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

National Corporate Theatre Fund (NCTF) will hold its Annual Chairman's Awards Gala and benefit on Monday, April 19 at the St. Regis New York hotel. This year, NCTF Chairman James S. Turley, Chairman & CEO of Ernst & Young, will honor Nathan Lane (returning to Broadway this season in The Addams Family), set designer Eugene Lee (Wicked) and Wells Fargo & Company. Accepting the award on behalf of Wells Fargo will be Joe Kirk, Regional President for New York and Connecticut. All net proceeds of the event will be distributed as the NCTF/WELLS FARGO FUND FOR NEW AMERICAN THEATRE. (more...)

FOX Announces Details Of May Sweeps Episodes
by TV News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

This May FOX delivers major television events, all-new episodes and big guest stars, including 'FOX Rocks,' a week of music-themed FOX programming April 29 through May 5; primetime broadcasts of NASCAR ON FOX races May 1 and May 8; two not-to-be-missed one-hour installments of FAMILY GUY, including the milestone 150th episode May 2 and the latest 'Star Wars' saga-inspired season finale May 23; a BONES episode written by best-selling author and series inspiration, Kathy Reichs, May 6; the two-part season finale of FRINGE, featuring the long-awaited face-off between Walter Bishop (John Noble) and William Bell (guest star Leonard Nimoy), May 13 and May 20; the May 18 GLEE episode directed by Joss Whedon and guest-starring Neil Patrick Harris, Molly Shannon, Idina Menzel and Jonathan Groff; a special preview of Matt Nix's ('Burn Notice') new action comedy THE GOOD GUYS May 19; the AMERICAN IDOL-themed 21st season finale of THE SIMPSONS with guest voices Ryan Seacrest, Simon Cowell, Randy Jackson, Kara DioGuardi and Ellen DeGeneres May 23; the climactic and historic series conclusion of the groundbreaking and award-winning 24, May 24; and the three-hour, two-night season finale of AMERICAN IDOL, featuring the final performance show May 25 and the final live results show that's sure to captivate America May 26. (more...)

Curtain Call's Musical Mondays Presents TAKE ME, AMERICA, 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

Curtain Call's popular Musical Mondays series finishes its ninth season of presenting new musical theater works in concert on Monday, April 19, 7:30 pm with 'Take Me, America.' 'Take Me, America' was written by composer Bob Christianson and book writer / lyricist Bill Nabel. Nabel is best known for logging more than 9,000 performances as Broadway actor in such long-running shows as 'A Chorus Line,' 'Beauty and the Beast,' 'Evita,' '42nd Street' and 'Sweeney Todd. Christianson has composed for film and television, conducted Broadway musicals and recorded with Diana Ross, Judy Collins and Aretha Franklin, among many other artists. (more...)

Joshua Tree West To Feature Sondheim Karaoke 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

Joshua Tree West is hosting a night celebrating the work of Stephen Sondheim through Karaoke. They will be bringing the songs and lyrics of Sondheim to life on West 46th Street. The Karaoke starts at 10PM. (more...)

SONDHEIM Week: BWW TV: Stars on Sondheim - Part 1
by Broadway Beat - Apr 19, 2010

Sondheim on Sondheim opens officially on April 22nd, 2010 at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). This will be a limited engagement through Sunday, June 13th, 2010. Here - Broadway stars and Sondheim-show veterans share their memories and thoughts on the man himself. (more...)

SONDHEIM Week: BWW TV: Stars on Sondheim - Part 2
by Broadway Beat - Apr 19, 2010

Sondheim on Sondheim opens officially on April 22nd, 2010 at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). This will be a limited engagement through Sunday, June 13th, 2010. Here - Broadway stars and Sondheim-show veterans share their memories and thoughts on the man himself. (more...)

ATG Shortlisted On The Sunday Times' Ones to Recognise Feature
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2010

The Ambassador Theatre Group Ltd (ATG) has been shortlisted in this year's ‘Ones to Recognise' feature which is published as part of The Sunday Times PricewaterhouseCoopers Profit Track 100 Ones to Recognise. (more...)

SONDHEIM WEEK: 1956-1981
by Charlie Piane - Apr 19, 2010

BroadwayWorld is proud to present a look at the extensive work of Stephen Sondheim on Broadway! Check out Sondheim's Broadway credits, 1956-1981! (more...)

SOUND OFF: Sondheim Palooza Part 1
by Pat Cerasaro - Apr 19, 2010

Today we continue our critical appraisal of the entire English-language recorded canon of Stephen Sondheim - at the very least, all the major productions which were recorded - beginning where we have left off with the round-ups of GYPSY and WEST SIDE STORY, as well as the 2009 Revival Recording of A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, from the last few weeks. The last show for which Sondheim wrote lyrics-only, before he was quite able to get his own musical scores produced, was his collaboration with Richard Rodgers, DO I HEAR A WALTZ? Next, we continue with the first show for which he wrote music and lyrics, SATURDAY NIGHT, as well as the first show he wrote music and lyrics for that actually made it to Broadway, A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM. (more...)

SONDHEIM WEEK: 1984-Current
by Charlie Piane - Apr 19, 2010

BroadwayWorld is proud to present a look at the extensive work of Stephen Sondheim on Broadway! Check out Sondheim's Broadway credits, 1984-Current! (more...)

Tickets for WICKED's Return to St. Louis Go On Sale 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2010

After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2005 & 2007, WICKED, the smash-hit musical, will return to the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis, June 16-July 11. Tickets for the return engagement go on sale Sunday, April 18 at noon. Tickets will be available at the Fox Theatre box office, all MetroTix locations, online at www.metrotix.com or by phone at 314-534-1111. Orders for groups of 20 or more may be placed by calling 314-535-2900. Ticket prices range from $33 - $80 depending on performance date and seat location. All prices are subject to change; please refer to www.fabulousfox.com for current pricing. (more...)

American Conservatory Theatre Ends Run on VIGIL, 4/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2010

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will end the return of three acclaimed artists to its stage: Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis (Steel Magnolias, A.C.T.'s Hecuba) and beloved Bay Area veteran actor Marco Barricelli's return to A.C.T. in a delightfully mordant comedy written and directed by Morris Panych (A.C.T.'s The Overcoat) on April 18th. (more...)

Nolen, Vroman and Berman Set To Judge 2010 Lotte Lenya Competition 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2010

Timothy Nolen (Phantom, Cyrano), Lisa Vroman (Phantom, Les Misérables), and Rob Berman (Broadway, regional, and Encores! Music Director) have been named judges for the 2010 Lotte Lenya Competition, an annual international competition that recognizes talented young singer-actors, aged 19-32, who are dramatically and musically convincing in a wide range of repertoire. (more...)

Sarah Rice, Karen Finley & More Set for The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2010

It is with great pleasure that The West Bank Café announces upcoming performances to be presented in The Laurie Beechman Theatre. The West Bank Café is located at 407 West 42nd. St., at Ninth Avenue. For reservations, please call 212.695.6909. (more...)

Tony-Winner Judy Kaye Performs 'Curtain Up!' for Arizona Theatre Company, 4/17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2010

Arizona Theatre Company celebrates its 43rd season on Saturday, April 17 with CURTAIN UP! 2010: Live from New York City. Audiences will experience an evening filled with the music, sights and sounds of New York at the Herberger Theater Center and the Phoenix Convention Center in downtown Phoenix. Chairing the CURTAIN UP! 2010 committee are ATC Trustees Zelda Faigen and Laura Green. (more...)

Ryback, Culp, Buckley Jones & Sleeper Lead South Coast Rep's DOCTOR CERBERUS, 4/11-5/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Goblins, ghouls and ghosts of the 1980s haunt SCR's latest world premiere, Doctor Cerberus, which makes its debut April 11 - May 2 on the Julianne Argyros Stage. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cover Released for Patti LuPone: A Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

The cover artwork has been release for Patti LuPone: A Memoir. Now listed on Amazon.com are the hardcover and audiobook CD versions of Patti LuPone: A Memoir, by Harmony Books. (more...)

RIALTO CHATTER: Gwyneth Paltrow & Mom Blythe Danner to Replace Zeta-Jones & Lansbury in NIGHT MUSIC?
by Rialto Chatter - Apr 16, 2010

Showbiz411.com is reporting this morning that Gwyneth Paltrow and her real-life mother, Blythe Danner, are considered to be possible replacements for Catherine Zeta-Jones and Angela Lansbury, respectively, in A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, once the pair complete their run in the Sondheim revival after the Tony Awards in June. (more...)

BAM and Donmar Warehouse Present Strindberg's CREDITORS, Directed by Alan Rickman, 4/16-5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

BAM and Donmar Warehouse present the U.S. premiere of August Strindberg's Creditors, directed by Alan Rickman in a new version by David Greig from April 16th until May 16th. (more...)

Gambatese, Earley et al. to Lead Goodspeed's ANNIE GET YOUR GUN, 4/16-6/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, is fired up to announce the cast of Irving Berlin's Annie Get Your Gun. This wild west musical from the director who brought you Goodspeed's 1776 and Camelot will run from April 16 - June 27 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. (more...)

Viola Davis, Marin Ireland & More To Present Awards At The 55th Annual Obie Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

The Village Voice, the nation's largest alternative weekly newspaper, announced today that the 55th Annual OBIE Awards will take place on Monday, May 17, 2010 at Webster Hall in the East Village. (more...)

Colin Donnell, Stephanie Umoh & More Set For ART's JOHNNY BASEBALL 5/14-6/27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

The American Repertory Theater is pleased to announce the cast for Johnny Baseball, a world premiere musical about the Red Sox, with music by Robert Reale, lyrics by Willie Reale, book by Richard Dresser, story by Richard Dresser and Willie Reale, with musical direction and vocal arrangements by Wendy Bobbitt Cavett; musical arrangements by Bruce Coughlin. (more...)

Photo Flash: SONDHEIM ON SONDHEIM on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Sondheim on Sondheim opens officially on April 22nd, 2010 at Studio 54 on Broadway (254 West 54th Street). (more...)

Joshua Tree West To Feature Sondheim Karaoke 4/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2010

Joshua Tree West is hosting a night celebrating the work of Stephen Sondheim through Karaoke. They will be bringing the songs and lyrics of Sondheim to life on West 46th Street. The Karaoke starts at 10PM. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC Cast Celebrates Album Release!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 15, 2010

Nonesuch Records and PS Classics released the 2010 new Broadway cast recording of Stephen Sondheim and Hugh Wheeler's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC on Tuesday, April 6, 2010. That same day, Stephen Sondheim and the A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC cast signed copies of the album at the Walter Kerr Theatre, with production crews on hand to document the day. Click below to watch clips of the starry CD signing event. (more...)

Martin Giles' BEAUTIFUL DREAMERS To Have Oakland World Premiere 4/15-5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Two local arts organizations have come together to produce the world premiere of a new music drama inspired by and containing the songs of Pittsburgh's best-loved musical legend. (more...)

Marquee Five Plays Don't Tell Mama 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

After a successful debut December 2009 run of 'We Can Make It: The Songs of Kander & Ebb,' Marquee Five was nominated for a MAC Award under the Vocal Duo/Group category. Marquee Five performs at Don't Tell Mama April 15th at 8:30 pm with a performance of 'We Can Make It,' an exhilarating evening of your favorites from Cabaret, Chicago, Flora the Red Menace, The Rink, and more, including stunning arrangements. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center Presents FIVE COURSE LOVE 5/5-6/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Geva Theatre Center Presents FIVE COURSE LOVE, May 5-June 6. Gregg Coffin's musical returns to the home of its birth following worldwide acclaim. The cast features Broadway actors Troy Britton Johnson (THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, WILL ROGERS FOLLIES and DAMN YANKEES), Kevin Ligon (THE PRODUCERS, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and FINIAN'S RAINBOW) and Kristen Mengelkoch (FORBIDDEN BROADWAY). Brad Greer and Jessica Vosk complete the ensemble. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For PARADISE FOUND, Joining Patinkin, Opel, Hensley
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Harold Prince and Susan Stroman will direct an all-American cast in the world premiere of Paradise Found at the Menier Chocolate Factory. Based on the novel The Tale of the 1002nd Night by Viennese author Joseph Roth, Paradise Found previews from 19 May. With music by Johann Strauss II, adapted and arranged by Jonathan Tunick, Paradise Found has book by Richard Nelson and lyrics by Ellen Fitzhugh. The production will run until 26 June. Set design is by Beowulf Boritt, with costumes designed by Judy Dolan, lighting by Howell Binkley and sound by Gareth Owen. (more...)

Photo Flash: SpeakEasy Stage Co's THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

Agoraphobia, adultery, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, kleptomania, flan and disco - these are just a few of the subjects covered in hit Off-Broadway musical comedy THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL, which will have its Boston-area premiere April 30-May 30, produced by SpeakEasy Stage Company. (more...)

Jacoby & Martello Star in Walnut Street's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 5/26-7/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2010

The Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 201st season with its long-awaited new staging of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Filled with a powerful and heartwarming score including 'Tradition;' 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker;' 'If I Were A Rich Man' and 'Sunrise, Sunset;' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is a timeless classic. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Sondheim Presents Lansbury With Award
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 14, 2010

Angela Lansbury, the great star of stage, film, and television, was honored April 12 with the first annual Stephen Sondheim Award, given by Virginia's Signature Theatre at a black-tie Gala Benefit at the Embassy of Italy. The Sondheim Award, established by Signature last year in the name of America's most influential contemporary musical theater writer and composer, was presented to the actress by Mr. Sondheim himself. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stephen Sondheim Awards Gala Reception
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2010

The presentation followed a dinner and tribute performance to Ms. Lansbury by Broadway stars Victor Garber, Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley, and Washington favorite Sherri L. Edelen, staged by Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer, co-founder of Signature Theatre. Signature, the 2009 recipient of the Tony Award® for Regional Theatre, is internationally renowned for its productions of Sondheim works. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sondheim Award Gala Honors Angela Lansbury - Performances
by Walter McBride - Apr 14, 2010

Angela Lansbury, the great star of stage, film, and television, was honored April 12 with the first annual Stephen Sondheim Award, given by Virginia's Signature Theatre at a black-tie Gala Benefit at the Embassy of Italy. The Sondheim Award, established by Signature last year in the name of America's most influential contemporary musical theater writer and composer, was presented to the actress by Mr. Sondheim himself. (more...)

MUSICAL THEATRE WEST Unveils 2010-2011 Season Productions
by Michael L. Quintos - Apr 14, 2010

Musical Theatre West's new season offers something for everyone: From the Tony-Award winning musical ANNIE, which introduces many families to Musical Theatre for the first time, to our number one patron-requested show-Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS, to maintaining our commitment to producing newer works such as the World Premiere of the New Roger Bean musical SUMMER OF LOVE, to the recent New York hit THE WEDDING SINGER, we at MTW continue to promise to provide the highest quality of Musical Theatre to our region solidifying our claim as Southern California's Premier Musical Theatre Company!' (more...)

New Rep Presents HOT MIKADO, Runs 5/3-5/22 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

New Repertory Theatre, in residence at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, is thrilled to present Hot Mikado, book and lyrics adapted by David H. Bell with musical adaptation and arrangements by Rob Bowman. Hot Mikado opens for the press on Monday, May 3, 2010 at 7:30pm and plays through Saturday, May 22, 2010 at the Arsenal Center for the Arts in the Charles Mosesian Theater. (more...)

SpeakEasy Presents Boston Premiere Of 'TRAILER PARK MUSICAL' 4/30-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

Agoraphobia, adultery, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, kleptomania, flan and disco - these are just a few of the subjects covered in hit Off-Broadway musical comedy THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL, which will have its Boston-area premiere April 30-May 30, produced by SpeakEasy Stage Company. (more...)

Susan H. Schulman Directs I DO, I DO at Westport Country Playhouse; Opens 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

Tony-nominated director Susan H. Schulman is set to direct I DO, I DO, a musical by Tom Jones and Harvey Schmidt, this summer at the Westport Country Playhouse from August 10th through the 28th. (more...)

Octubre Teatral prepara La Vampira del Carrer Ponent
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Apr 14, 2010

La compañía Octubre Teatral prepara un musical que tratará sobre el caso de Enriqueta Martí, la asesina de niños en la Barcelona de principios del siglo XX conocida como La Vampira del Carrer Ponent. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jason Robert Brown Visits Students Of Broadway Artists Alliance
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

Tony Award-winning composer/lyricist Jason Robert Brown returned to Broadway Artists Alliance of New York City to lead a master class in Song Interpretation and Audition Technique on April 10th. (more...)

Obie Awards Set For 5/17; Rose & Cerveris to Host
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

The Village Voice, the nation's largest alternative weekly newspaper, announced today that the 55th Annual OBIE Awards will take place on Monday, May 17, 2010 at Webster Hall in the East Village. (more...)

Stephen Sondheim To Receive SAGE Lifetime Achievement Award 4/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010

SAGE has announced that it will present the legend himself, Stephen Sondheim, with their first ever 'Lifetime Achievement in Theatre' Award during a pre-show cocktail reception at Brasserie Cognac Restaurant at 6 pm, followed by an 8 pm performance of Sondheim on Sondheim at Studio 54. (more...)

BWW Interviews: College Students in the Professional Acting World - Eileen Cella & Maya Tepler
by Sarah Marcus - Apr 13, 2010

This spring two University of Pennsylvania students will perform in profession Philadelphia productions. An interview with Eileen Cella who will play Carrie in Carousel at Plays and Players and May Tepler will play Anita in Girls Night: the Musical at the Kimmel Center's Innovation Studio. (more...)

NY Times Compares ADDAMS FAMILY Critical Reaction To Smashing Box Office
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2010

Patrick Healy of The New York Times discusses the critical reviews of new musical The Addams Family and their impact on the box office. (more...)

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