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Emily Skinner To Participate In Signature's 'Brown Bag Lunch' 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2008

Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner, last seen on Signature's stage in the critically acclaimed production of The Witches of Eastwick, is featured in the new musical adventure Ace. On Thursday, September 4th, 2008 she will participate in Signature Theater's free event 'Thursday Brown Bag Lunch'. The first Thursday of the month patron can sit down for a behind-the-scenes glimpse into Signature productions. 'Enjoy your lunch while you engage in an informal discussion with some of the artists our their 2008-2009 season,' says the theater's website. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals Presents 'Big River' Starting 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2008

Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, announces the cast of Big River, a spirited musical adventure like no other. Big River will begin September 26 and run through November 30, 2008 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut. Big River is sponsored by Bank of America and Connecticut Light & Power / Yankee Gas. (more...)

BABALU-CY to Play New Performance Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2008

BABALU-CY will now play a special schedule from September 27th thru October 12th it will playSaturday & Sunday @ 3pm. THERE WILL BE NO WEDNESDAY PERFORMANCES IN OBSERVANCE OF ROSH HASHANAH & YOM KIPPUR. (more...)

Jason Danieley and The Frontier Heroes Perform TONIGHT 9/22 at B&N
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2008

Broadway star Jason Danieley, and his band The Frontier Heroes, will be performing songs off her their debut album, JASON DANIELEY AND THE FRONTIER HEROES, as well as signing copies for fans. Tony Nominee Marin Mazzie will be making a special appearance onstage as well as at the signing table. (more...)

Heller, Pinkleton, Wohl Among Goodspeed's Starry 'FORUM' Cast, Comedy Runs 9/25 - 11/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2009

Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, is proud to announce the cast of A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. This hilarious musical comedy of errors from the director who brought you Goodspeed's On the Twentieth Century and Promises, Promises will run from Sept. 25 - Nov. 29 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. This production will be sponsored by Bank of America and associate sponsor Connecticut Light and Power. (more...)

Purnhagen Plays Homage To Arnaz In 'Babalu-cy' at Actors Temple
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2008

Award-winning producers, MICHAEL & BARBARA ROSS, will present the 2008 Back Stage Bistro Award Winning GREG PURNHAGEN in BABALU-CY - the art of Desi Arnaz, Off-Broadway, at the Actors Temple Theatre, beginning August 23rd, with the opening set for Wednesday, September 17th. (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...)

Oliver Platt to Star in GUYS AND DOLLS; Begins Previews February 2009
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2008

A new production of GUYS AND DOLLS, directed by Tony-winner Des McAnuff will begin previews on February 3, 2009 at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre. Opening Night is March 1. (more...)

Broadway in Chicago to Present World Premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2008

Broadway In Chicago will host the world premiere of THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams, beginning performances Friday, November 13, 2009 at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre (24 W. Randolph St., Chicago). (more...)

Gilmore Girl's Lauren Graham to Star as Miss Adelaide in GUYS & DOLLS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2008

LAUREN GRAHAM (Golden Globe Award nominee for 'Gilmore Girls') will appear as 'Miss Adelaide' opposite Oliver Platt's 'Nathan Detroit' in the new Broadway production of GUYS AND DOLLS. (more...)

'BABALU-CY!' Resumes at Actors Temple Theatre Nov. 1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2008

'BABALU-CY!'- the popular new musical starring Greg Purnhagen as Desi Arnaz, resumes performances at The Actors Temple Theatre, 339 West 47th Street (west of 8th Avenue) on Saturday, November 1st at 3 PM. (more...)

Martin, Cumpsty and Yazbeck Cast in City Center's ON THE TOWN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2008

Andrea Martin, Michael Cumpsty and Tony Yazbeck have been cast in On the Town, the opening production of New York City Center's 2008-09 Encores! season, running November 19 - 23. On the Town, the first Broadway musical written by Betty Comden and Adolph Green with a score by Leonard Bernstein, will be directed by John Rando with music direction by Todd Ellison and choreography by Warren Carlyle (more...)

A History of Broadway's Greatest Photos Debut on Google Images from LIFE Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2008

The overall collection of photos range from the Zapruder Film of the Kennedy assassination to Dahlstrom glass plates of New York but also included are thousands of photos from Broadway's Golden Age. (more...)

Deven May Joins Cast of Jersey Boys in Vegas
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2008

Jersey Boys Las Vegas, which recently marked six months of successful performances at The Palazzo Resort-Hotel-Casino, welcomes Deven May to the talented company. May will assume the role of Tommy DeVito on December 1 as current cast member Erik Bates returns to the Jersey Boys national tour. (more...)

The World Premiere Of 'THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN' 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2008

The Kennedy Center presents the world premiere of The Trumpet of the Swan: A Novel Symphony based on the book by E.B. White, adapted for the stage by Marsha Norman, with music by Jason Robert Brown, and direction by Gary Griffin. The production features a 35-piece orchestra conducted by Jason Robert Brown. Trumpet of the Swan: A Novel Symphony is part of a season-long initiative Broadway: The Third Generation, celebrating the current generation of Broadway musical composers, and will appear for five performances in the Eisenhower Theater December 4-6, 2008. The theatrical adaptation is recommended for audiences aged seven and up. (more...)

MEMPHIS Looks to Begin Previews at Bdwy's Shubert 9/23
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2009

Variety reports that the Broadway-bound musical MEMPHIS has nabbed the Shubert Theater for its fall run, with a group sales announcement indicating the show will begin previews on September 23rd, 2009. The official announcement about a theatre location or for exact preview and opening dates has been made as of yet. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals Announces The Cast Of CAMELOT Playing 7/10-9/19
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2009

Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, is proud to announce the cast of Camelot. This legendary musical from the director who brought you Goodspeed's 1776 and Big River will run from July 10 - Sept. 19 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. This production will be sponsored by Robinson & Cole, LLC. and associate sponsors Comcast and Liberty Bank. (more...)

Emily Skinner Performing At Feinstein's 6/1 and 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2008

FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS 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 the Spring 2008 season with the debut of Tony Award nominee EMILY SKINNER for two nights only, June 1 and 8. (more...)

DANNY AND SYLVIA The Danny Kaye Musical Opens At St. Luke's Theater 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2009

Hy Juter and Edmund Gaynes will present 'DANNY and SYLVIA: THE DANNY KAYE MUSICAL' at the St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, beginning Saturday, May 2nd at 2 pm with the official opening on Wednesday, May 13 at 8 PM (more...)

Mann, Carmello, Chamberlin, Hoffman, James and More Join Lane and Neuwirth in THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by BWW - May 11, 2009

Two-time Tony Award winners NATHAN LANE (The Producers, A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum) and BEBE NEUWIRTH (Chicago, Sweet Charity) will star as Gomez and Morticia in THE ADDAMS FAMILY, a new musical based on the bizarre and beloved family of characters created by legendary cartoonist Charles Addams. Produced by Stuart Oken, Roy Furman, Michael Leavitt and Five Cent Productions, by special arrangement with Elephant Eye Theatrical, THE ADDAMS FAMILY will open on Broadway Thursday, April 8, 2010 at a Nederlander theatre to be announced. Previews will begin Thursday, March 4, 2010 following a pre-Broadway engagement at the Ford Center for the Performing Arts, Oriental Theatre in Chicago that begins November 13. (more...)

MEMPHIS to Open on Broadway Fall 2009
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2009

It was announced today that MEMPHIS, a new musical about the birth of rock 'n' roll in the turbulent 50s which recently played a critically acclaimed and sold-out engagement at Seattle?s 5th Avenue Theatre, is aiming to open on Broadway in the fall of 2009. Based on a concept by George W. George (producer of the Tony nominated Bedroom Farce & film: My Dinner With Andre), MEMPHIS features a book & lyrics by Joe DiPietro (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change), and music & lyrics by Bon Jovi founding member David Bryan, in his Broadway debut. The new musical is directed by Tony nominee Christopher Ashley (Xanadu) and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo (Jersey Boys). (more...)

Mazzie and Danieley Making Beautiful Music at Feinstein's
by TJ Fitzgerald - Mar 27, 2009

Tony Award nominees and husband and wife team, Jason Danieley and Marin Mazzie, join together for engagement at Feinstein's. (more...)

MEMPHIS To Play At The Shubert Theatre, Will Open On Broadway 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2009

MEMPHIS, an original Broadway musical, will open Monday, October 19, 2009 at the Shubert Theatre (225 W. 44th Street) following critically-acclaimed and sold-out engagements at La Jolla Playhouse and Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. Previews begin on Wednesday, September 23, 2009. (more...)

Aaron, Boatman, Cobey, Fellner Cast In TIN PAN ALLEY RAG, Begins 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast for the New York premiere of the new musical The Tin Pan Alley Rag, written by Mark Saltzman, with Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin & Scott Joplin, directed by Stafford Arima. (more...)

Skinner Directs Broadway's Rising Stars At Town Hall
by TJ Fitzgerald - Jul 9, 2008

Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner talks about her upcoming project as a director. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Roundabout's BYE BYE BIRDIE, Starring Stamos And Gershon, Previews 9/10, Opens 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presents the first new Broadway production of Bye Bye Birdie, after a 48 year absence, as the inaugural production of the new Henry Miller's Theatre (124 West 43rd Street) beginning Thursday, September 10th, 2009 with an official opening on Thursday, October 15th, 2009. This will be a limited engagement through January 10th, 2010. (more...)

Peter Shaffer's 'Amadeus' Chicago Shakespeare: Sept 6
by Chicago News Desk - Jul 30, 2008

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) kicks off the 2008/09 Subscription Season with Peter Shaffer's award-winning drama, Amadeus… (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Presents 'Amadeus'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2008

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) kicks off the 2008/09 Subscription Season with Peter Shaffer's award-winning drama, Amadeus, staged by CST Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin. (more...)

McAnuff To Direct 'Guys and Dolls' On Broadway In Spring '09
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2008

Today it was announced that GUYS AND DOLLS will open on Broadway for the first time in 17 years in the spring of 2009 at a Nederlander Theatre to be announced. With music and lyrics by Frank Loesser and book by Jo Swerling and Abe Burrows, this production is the first joint Broadway project by director Des McAnuff and Sergio Trujillo since Jersey Boys. (more...)

Chicago Shakespeare Theater Announces Full Casting For Amadeus
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2008

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) Associate Artistic Director Gary Griffin returns to CST to stage Peter Shaffer's award-winning drama Amadeus, and brings us into the tumultuous lives of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and his obsessively jealous rival, Viennese court composer Antonio Salieri. Overcome with envy of Mozart's divinely inspired music, Salieri believes God has bestowed genius upon an 'unmannered fool' and sets out to destroy his rival and take revenge upon an uncaring God. The original Broadway production received five Tony Awards, including Best Play, and its subsequent film adaptation garnered eight Academy Awards, including Best Picture. (more...)

Roundabout's Stamos and Gershon Led BYE BYE BIRDIE Announces Full Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2009

After a 48 year absence, Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) presents the first new Broadway production of Bye Bye Birdie as the inaugural production of the new Henry Miller's Theatre (124 West 43rd Street) beginning Thursday, September 10th, 2009 with an official opening on Thursday, October 15th, 2009. This will be a limited engagement through January 10th, 2010. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals Announces The Cast Of CAMELOT Playing 7/10-9/19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2009

Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, is proud to announce the cast of Camelot. This legendary musical from the director who brought you Goodspeed's 1776 and Big River will run from July 10 - Sept. 19 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. This production will be sponsored by Robinson & Cole, LLC. and associate sponsors Comcast and Liberty Bank. (more...)

'THE AFTER PARTY' Welcomes 'GYPSY'S' Tony Yazbeck On 1/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2009

The First 'After Party' of 2009- Friday, January 2nd THE AFTER PARTY is thrilled to welcome on The Town and Gypsy's TONY YAZBECK (more...)

'GILLIGAN'S ISLAND THE MUSICAL' Sets Sail on Pre-Off-Broadway Tour, Lycian Centre First Stop 2/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2009

Press notes announced 'Look out America, Gilligan's Island The Musical is docking at a desert island near you and the hilarity found in America's most cherished sitcom is in full effect in this larger than life stage musical. Bringing back all those well known and beloved characters from one of the most popular television shows of all time, this lovable musical comedy is sure to please the generations of audiences that the television show first inspired'. The first stop for the tour is the Lycian Centre for the Performing Arts in Sugar Loaf, NY on February 21st and 22nd. (more...)

'THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN' Debuts at Kennedy Center 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2008

The Kennedy Center presents the world premiere of The Trumpet of the Swan: A Novel Symphony based on the book by E.B. White, adapted for the stage by Marsha Norman, with music by Jason Robert Brown, and direction by Gary Griffin. The production features a 35-piece orchestra conducted by Jason Robert Brown. Trumpet of the Swan: A Novel Symphony is part of a season-long initiative Broadway: The Third Generation, celebrating the current generation of Broadway musical composers, and will appear for five performances in the Eisenhower Theater December 4-6, 2008. The theatrical adaptation is recommended for audiences aged seven and up. (more...)

'THE AFTER PARTY' Welcomes 'GYPSY'S' Tony Yazbeck On 1/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2008

The First 'After Party' of 2009- Friday, January 2nd THE AFTER PARTY is thrilled to welcome on The Town and Gypsy's TONY YAZBECK (more...)

Craig Bierko and Kate Jennings Grant Join GUYS & DOLLS Cast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2008

Producer Howard Panter for Ambassador Theatre Group and co-producers Tulchin/Bartner/Jenkins, Bill Kenwright, Darren Bagert, and Tom Gregory announced today that Craig Bierko (Tony Award nominee for The Music Man; Scary Movie 4) will star as 'Sky Masterson' and Kate Jennings Grant (Proof) will also star as 'Sarah Brown' in the new Broadway production of the greatest musical comedy GUYS AND DOLLS. (more...)

Testa, Burgess, Fleshler, LeFevre, Ortlieb, Rosen & More Join GUYS & DOLLS Cast
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2008

Producer Howard Panter for Ambassador Theatre Group and co-producers Tulchin/Bartner/Jenkins, Bill Kenwright, Northwater Entertainment, Darren Bagert, and Tom Gregory announced the complete cast and design team for the new Broadway production of the greatest musical comedy GUYS AND DOLLS. The first joint Broadway project by two-time Tony Award winning director Des McAnuff and choreographer Sergio Trujillo since their collaboration on the Tony Award winning musical Jersey Boys, GUYS AND DOLLS will begin previews on February 3, 2009 at Broadway's newly refurbished Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Opening Night is March 1, 2009. (more...)

Deven May Joins Cast of Vegas JERSEY BOYS 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2008

Jersey Boys Las Vegas, which recently marked six months of successful performances at The Palazzo Resort-Hotel-Casino, welcomes Deven May to the talented company. May assumes the role of Tommy DeVito on December 1 as current cast member Erik Bates returns to the Jersey Boys national tour. (more...)

Goodspeed's CAMELOT Celebrates Opening Night 8/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2009

oodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, is presenting the classic Camelot. This legendary musical from the director who brought you Goodspeed's 1776 and Big River will run from July 10 - Sept. 19 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. This production will be sponsored by Robinson & Cole, LLC. and associate sponsors Comcast and Liberty Bank. The production officially opens tonight, August 5th. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals Presents 'Big River' Starting 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2008

Goodspeed Musicals, the only two time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, announces the cast of Big River, a spirited musical adventure like no other. Big River will begin September 26 and run through November 30, 2008 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut. Big River is sponsored by Bank of America and Connecticut Light & Power / Yankee Gas. (more...)

Blickenstaff, Lewis, Murney & More Star In Signature's FIRST YOU DREAM Kander & Ebb Celebration 9/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 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...)

Slotnick, Yazbeck, Davi & More Star In Goodman Theatre's ANIMAL CRACKERS, Plays 9/18-10/25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2009

Goodman Theatre launches its new 2009/2010 Season with tap dancing, acrobatics, tumbling, guitar- and ukulele-playing in an original take on the rarely-produced Marx Brothers classic musical Animal Crackers, written by George S. Kaufman and Morrie Ryskind, with music and lyrics by Bert Kalmar and Harry Ruby (more...)

Peter Shaffer's 'Amadeus' Chicago Shakespeare: Sept 6
by Chicago News Desk - Aug 15, 2008

Chicago Shakespeare Theater (CST) kicks off the 2008/09 Subscription Season with Peter Shaffer's award-winning drama, Amadeus… (more...)

Emily Skinner To Participate In Signature's 'Brown Bag Lunch' 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2008

Tony Award nominee Emily Skinner, last seen on Signature's stage in the critically acclaimed production of The Witches of Eastwick, is featured in the new musical adventure Ace. On Thursday, September 4th, 2008 she will participate in Signature Theater's free event 'Thursday Brown Bag Lunch'. The first Thursday of the month patron can sit down for a behind-the-scenes glimpse into Signature productions. 'Enjoy your lunch while you engage in an informal discussion with some of the artists our their 2008-2009 season,' says the theater's website. (more...)

Purnhagen Plays Homage To Arnaz In 'Babalu-cy' at Actors Temple
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2008

Award-winning producers, MICHAEL & BARBARA ROSS, will present the 2008 Back Stage Bistro Award Winning GREG PURNHAGEN in BABALU-CY - the art of Desi Arnaz, Off-Broadway, at the Actors Temple Theatre, beginning August 23rd, with the opening set for Wednesday, September 17th. (more...)

DANNY AND SYLVIA The Danny Kaye Musical Opens At St. Luke's Theater 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2009

Hy Juter and Edmund Gaynes will present 'DANNY and SYLVIA: THE DANNY KAYE MUSICAL' at the St. Luke's Theatre, 308 West 46th Street, beginning Saturday, May 2nd at 2 pm with the official opening on Wednesday, May 13 at 8 PM (more...)

Aaron, Boatman, Cobey, Fellner Cast In TIN PAN ALLEY RAG, Begins 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast for the New York premiere of the new musical The Tin Pan Alley Rag, written by Mark Saltzman, with Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin & Scott Joplin, directed by Stafford Arima. (more...)

BWW TV: Sergio Trujillo and Nick Adams on Dancing 'DOLLS'
by Eddie Varley - Apr 16, 2009

Directed by Des McAnuff and choreographed by Sergio Trujillo, GUYS AND DOLLS began previews on February 5, 2009 and opened on March 1, 2009 at Broadway's newly refurbished Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). GUYS AND DOLLS singer, actor and dancer Nick Adams, who plays 'Liver Lips Louis' spoke with the dynamic Trujillo about the journey of bringing the musical's color cast of characters to glorious life on the Broadway stage. (more...)

PS Classics To Record 'Frontier Heroes' Songs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2008

PS CLASSICS, the label dedicated to the heritage of Broadway and American popular song, will commence recording of Jason Danieley and The Frontier Heroes on Thursday, April 10 in a New York studio. The group's critically acclaimed concert, 'Love: A Work in Progress' was most recently performed at New York's famed Birdland Jazz Club in February 2008, and will now make its way to disc. (more...)

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