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'Abyssinia' Makes a Joyful Noise
by Jan Nargi - Sep 6, 2005

Glorious NSMT production raises our hearts and hopes with uplifted voices (more...)

Kennedy and Brown Take Part in Songs for a New World Concert for NSMT, Oct. 24th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2005

Jason Robert Brown and Lauren Kennedy will take part in an October 24th benefit concert of Brown's Songs for a New World to benefit the fire-damaged North Shore Music Theatre (more...)

San Diego Rep to Present 'Princess and the Black-Eyed Pea'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2008

SAN DIEGO REPERTORY THEATRE is proud to present, by special arrangement with producer CHRIS BENSINGER, the world premiere of THE PRINCESS AND THE BLACK-EYED PEA, a soulful musical comedy inspired by Hans Christians Andersen's cherished fairy tale. (more...)

Photo Coverage Exclusive: Olympic Gold Medalist Liukin Visits 'Hairspray'
by Walter McBride - Sep 12, 2008

On Thursday, September 11th 2008 the cast of HAIRSPRAY had two very special guests: Olympic all-around gold medalist Nastia Liukin and Original and Final cast member of RENT, Gwen Stewart. BroadwayWorld.com's cameras were backstage to capture the moment. (more...)

THE AFTER PARTY Presents Alison Fraser and the Cast of WIG OUT Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2008

Friday, October 31st, THE AFTER PARTY will celebrate Halloween with a special line up. (more...)

BWW TV: Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2: ON STAGE 'FLIPS' for BWW!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 30, 2008

BroadwayWorld gave the cast of Disney's High School Musical 2: On Stage a FLIP video camera and then set them loose backstage during rehearsals as they prepare for opening night. (more...)

TUTS Announces Full Casting for HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2008

'Excitement is mounting as we prepare for the Professional Stage Premiere of Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2 from November 6-16 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre,' states Nick Manos, President of Atlanta's Theater of the Stars. (more...)

Theater of the Stars' High School Musical 2: On Stage Begins Perfomances Tonight, 11/6
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2008

Disney's HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL 2: On Stage plays the Fabulous Fox Theatre in Atlanta from November 6-16, 2008. Tickets are on sale NOW at all Ticketmaster outlets, at 404-817-8700 and online at www.ticketmaster.com Ticket prices range from $20-$68. Special group rates are available through the Fox Group Sales Dept. at 404-881-2000. The musical begins performances tonight, November 6th. (more...)

North Shore Music Theatre's 'Full Monty' Delivers the Goods
by Jan Nargi - Nov 16, 2005

Heart, humor, fun and flesh get a rise out of the women - and some men - at the grand re-opening of the renowned Massachusetts theater-in-the-round (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 'Little Shop' Casting
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2008

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Artistic Director, Mark W. Jones-Executive Director) announces its mainstage production of Little Shop of Horrors, a musical written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman. It's a musical comedy to die for - literally! The musical is based on Roger Corman's 1960 sci-fi comedy and includes several show-stopping numbers including 'Skid Row (Downtown),' 'Somewhere That's Green,' and 'Suddenly Seymour,' as well as the title song. Little Shop of Horrors will run at the Millburn theatre from June 4 through July 6, 2008. (more...)

Restaged & Redesigned CROWNS Comes To Arena Stage 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2009

Crowns is back in town, and with direction and choreography by Kenneth Lee Roberson (Broadway's Avenue Q, Arena's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill) and musical direction by Grammy nominee e'Marcus Harper, this soulful musical will be bigger than ever in the Lincoln Theatre. Arena favorites Marva Hicks (The Women of Brewster Place) and E. Faye Butler (Dinah Was, Ain't Misbehavin') are joined by NaTasha Yvette Williams (Broadway's The Color Purple), Mary Millben, Kara Tameika Watkins, Phillip Boykin and Zurin Villanueva. Howard University student Villanueva was discovered in Arena's January 'Finding Yolanda' one-day casting search, and this production marks her debut professional performance. (more...)

Restaged & Redesigned CROWNS Comes To Arena Stage 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2009

Crowns is back in town, and with direction and choreography by Kenneth Lee Roberson (Broadway's Avenue Q, Arena's Lady Day at Emerson's Bar & Grill) and musical direction by Grammy nominee e'Marcus Harper, this soulful musical will be bigger than ever in the Lincoln Theatre. Arena favorites Marva Hicks (The Women of Brewster Place) and E. Faye Butler (Dinah Was, Ain't Misbehavin') are joined by NaTasha Yvette Williams (Broadway's The Color Purple), Mary Millben, Kara Tameika Watkins, Phillip Boykin and Zurin Villanueva. Howard University student Villanueva was discovered in Arena's January 'Finding Yolanda' one-day casting search, and this production marks her debut professional performance. (more...)

Rosie's Broadway Belters - April 11 - with Alvin, Arden, Brier, Korey, Lewis, Morton, Steel and Thomas
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2005

One performance only at The Zipper Theatre on Monday, April 11, 2005 at 8pm. (more...)

CRT Rstarts Nutmeg Summer Series With CROWNS 6/11-21
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2009

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) will restart its summer theatre, the Nutmeg Summer Series, by presenting the hit musical show Crowns June 11 - 21 in the Harriet S. Jorgensen Theatre, Storrs. Tickets go on sale March 30. For tickets and information, call 860-486-4226 or visit www.crt.uconn.edu. (more...)

RENT Starring Pascal, Rapp, Stewart Comes To ASU Gammage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2009

Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Gwen Stewart will reprise the roles they originated on Broadway in RENT, The Broadway Tour, which comes to Tempe's ASU Gammage, March 17-22, 2009. Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Gwen Stewart originated the roles of Roger Davis, Mark Cohen and 'Seasons of Love' soloist, respectively, at New York Theatre Workshop and on Broadway. Justin Johnston (Angel), Michael McElroy (Collins) - who are also in the touring show -and Stewart were all members of the final company of RENT which played its last performance on Broadway September 7, 2008. Adam Pascal received Obie and Theatre World awards and Tony and Drama Desk nominations for best actor for RENT. On Broadway he also originated the role of Radames in the hit musical Aida and starred as the Emcee in the long-running revival of Cabaret. His film credits include Rent, School of Rock, SLC Punk!, Temptation and Goyband. An actor since the age of six, Anthony Rapp has appeared on Broadway in Precious Sons (Outer Critics Circle Award), Six Degrees of Separation, and the revival of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. His films include Adventures in Babysitting, School Ties, Dazed and Confused, Six Degrees of Separation, David Searching, Man of the Century, Road Trip, A Beautiful Mind, Open House, Winter Passing, Danny Roane: First Time Director and Scaring the Fish. His book, Without You: a Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical Rent, about his experiences on and offstage, was published in 2006 by Simon & Schuster and became a national bestseller. (more...)

Stritch & Slew of Stars Join Broadway Under the Stars
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2006

NYC & Company and The League of American Theatres and Producers today announced the full cast for Broadway Under the Stars, a free public concert presented by Target on Monday, June 26th at 8pm at Central Park's Great Lawn. A fireworks finale will follow the performance. (more...)

North Shore Shows Moved to Shubert Theatre in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2005

Camelot and Abyssinia, two shows that were to have played the North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, MA, have now been moved to the Shubert Theatre in Boston as a result of the NSMT fire (more...)

Creel, DeGarmo, Henry, Leung and More Join GODSPELL Cast; Previews Begin September 29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2008

Tony Award nominee Gavin Creel (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and 'American Idol' finalist Diana DeGarmo (Hairspray) will star in the new Broadway production of GODSPELL. The first Broadway revival of the landmark rock musical will officially open on Broadway at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street) on Thursday, October 23, 2008. Previews will begin on Monday, September 29, 2008. (more...)

Creel and DeGarmo To Star In 'Godspell' Opening 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2008

Producers Adam Epstein, Broadway Across America, Stewart F. Lane/Bonnie Comley announced today that Tony Award nominee Gavin Creel (Thoroughly Modern Millie) and 'American Idol' finalist Diana DeGarmo (Hairspray) will star in the new Broadway production of GODSPELL. (more...)

Original 'Rent' Cast Member Gwen Stewart Returns
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2008

Gwen Stewart, who created several roles in the landmark Broadway musical Rent, including introducing the solo vocals for the show's central theme, 'Seasons of Love,' returns to the show on Monday, July 21. Ms. Stewart will reprise her original roles through the show's closing on Sunday, September 7. (more...)

'bare' Moves From Off-Broadway To Bay Area In 2009
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2008

Producer Randy Taradash announced today that bare, the original rock musical that has garnered a worldwide fan base since its award-winning Los Angeles staging, and its subsequent sold-out five-week Off-Broadway run, will make its San Francisco Bay Area premiere in 2009. (more...)

Original 'Rent' Cast Member Gwen Stewart Returns
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2008

Gwen Stewart, who created several roles in the landmark Broadway musical Rent, including introducing the solo vocals for the show's central theme, 'Seasons of Love,' returns to the show on Monday, July 21. Ms. Stewart will reprise her original roles through the show's closing on Sunday, September 7. (more...)

NSMT in MA to Re-Open August 23 Due to Fire Damage
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2005

North Shore Music Theatre in Beverly, MA has announced that due to heat, smoke and water damage caused by a fire at the theater on Thursday, July 14th, they will be making the following changes to their musical and concert schedule... (more...)

Bohmer, Darrington, Noll To Star In Kennedy Center's RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2009

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced casting for its production of RAGTIME in the Eisenhower Theater April 18 - May 10, 2009. Based on a 1975 novel by E.L. Doctorow, the production features book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and will be directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The musical is part of the Kennedy Center's Broadway: The Third Generation, a series celebrating the current generation of Broadway musical composers. The official press night will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

RENT Starring Pascal, Rapp, Stewart Comes To ASU Gammage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2009

Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Gwen Stewart will reprise the roles they originated on Broadway in RENT, The Broadway Tour, which comes to Tempe's ASU Gammage, March 17-22, 2009. Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Gwen Stewart originated the roles of Roger Davis, Mark Cohen and 'Seasons of Love' soloist, respectively, at New York Theatre Workshop and on Broadway. Justin Johnston (Angel), Michael McElroy (Collins) - who are also in the touring show -and Stewart were all members of the final company of RENT which played its last performance on Broadway September 7, 2008. Adam Pascal received Obie and Theatre World awards and Tony and Drama Desk nominations for best actor for RENT. On Broadway he also originated the role of Radames in the hit musical Aida and starred as the Emcee in the long-running revival of Cabaret. His film credits include Rent, School of Rock, SLC Punk!, Temptation and Goyband. An actor since the age of six, Anthony Rapp has appeared on Broadway in Precious Sons (Outer Critics Circle Award), Six Degrees of Separation, and the revival of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown. His films include Adventures in Babysitting, School Ties, Dazed and Confused, Six Degrees of Separation, David Searching, Man of the Century, Road Trip, A Beautiful Mind, Open House, Winter Passing, Danny Roane: First Time Director and Scaring the Fish. His book, Without You: a Memoir of Love, Loss, and the Musical Rent, about his experiences on and offstage, was published in 2006 by Simon & Schuster and became a national bestseller. (more...)

Pascal & Rapp Led RENT Tour Hits Detroit Opera House 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2009

Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Gwen Stewart reprise the roles they originated on Broadway in Rent, The Broadway Tour, coming to Detroit for a limited one-week engagement with performances at the Detroit Opera House February 17-22, 2009. Tickets are available for purchase at the Fisher Theatre box office, the Detroit Opera House box office, all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at1-800-745-3000, and online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.broadwayindetroit.com. Joining Pascal and Rapp who reprise their award-winning roles, and Stewart, are Nicolette Hart (Maureen Johnson), Justin Johnston (Angel Schunard), Lexi Lawson (Mimi Marquez), Michael McElroy (Tom Collins), Jacques C. Smith (Benjamin Coffin III), and Haneefah Wood (Joanne Jefferson). The ensemble is rounded out by Karmine Alers, Toby Blackwell, Adam Halpin, Trisha Jeffrey, Telly Leung, Caren Lyn Manuel, Cary Shields, Jed Resnick, Andy Senor, Yuka Takara, and John Watson. Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, and Gwen Stewart originated the roles of Roger Davis, Mark Cohen, and 'Seasons of Love' soloist, respectively, at New York Theatre Workshop and on Broadway. Justin Johnston (Angel), Michael McElroy (Collins), and Stewart were all members of the final company of Rent,which played its last performance on Broadway September 7, 2008. (more...)

Mary Bond Davis Goes Solo at Dannys Saturday Nights at 11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2006

Late night comes alive with Hairspray star Mary Bond Davis when she unleashes her dynamic personality and powerhouse vocals every Saturday night at 11 PM through March at Dannys Skylight Room. (more...)

Pascal & Rapp Led RENT Tour Hits Detroit Opera House 2/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2009

Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp and Gwen Stewart reprise the roles they originated on Broadway in Rent, The Broadway Tour, coming to Detroit for a limited one-week engagement with performances at the Detroit Opera House February 17-22, 2009. Tickets are available for purchase at the Fisher Theatre box office, the Detroit Opera House box office, all Ticketmaster locations, by phone at1-800-745-3000, and online at www.ticketmaster.com or www.broadwayindetroit.com. Joining Pascal and Rapp who reprise their award-winning roles, and Stewart, are Nicolette Hart (Maureen Johnson), Justin Johnston (Angel Schunard), Lexi Lawson (Mimi Marquez), Michael McElroy (Tom Collins), Jacques C. Smith (Benjamin Coffin III), and Haneefah Wood (Joanne Jefferson). The ensemble is rounded out by Karmine Alers, Toby Blackwell, Adam Halpin, Trisha Jeffrey, Telly Leung, Caren Lyn Manuel, Cary Shields, Jed Resnick, Andy Senor, Yuka Takara, and John Watson. Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, and Gwen Stewart originated the roles of Roger Davis, Mark Cohen, and 'Seasons of Love' soloist, respectively, at New York Theatre Workshop and on Broadway. Justin Johnston (Angel), Michael McElroy (Collins), and Stewart were all members of the final company of Rent,which played its last performance on Broadway September 7, 2008. (more...)

Almeida Theater Company Announces Summer Programs
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2008

For its annual summer festival of contemporary opera, music and theatre, the Almeida Theatre will present a programme which includes the London premiere of An Ocean of Rain, a specially commissioned opera by Yannis Kyriakides and Daniel Danis, the European premiere of Adam Rapp's Nocturne and British African Theatre Company Tiata Fahodzi's first week long residency at the Almeida. (more...)

Gwen Stewart to Return to Rent through May 27
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2007

Gwen Stewart, who created several roles in the landmark Broadway musical Rent, including introducing the solo vocals for the show's central theme, 'Seasons of Love,' returns to the show on Sunday, April 29, the musical's 11th anniversary on Broadway (more...)

Four Companies Collaborate For Almedia Theatre's 2009 Summer Fest 7/8-8/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2009

For the Almeida Theatre's 2009 Summer Festival (8 July - 1 August 2009), four cutting edge companies have been invited to collaborate with the Almeida at its home base in Islington and the surrounding area. (more...)

Bohmer, Darrington, Noll To Star In Kennedy Center's RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2009

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced casting for its production of RAGTIME in the Eisenhower Theater April 18 - May 10, 2009. Based on a 1975 novel by E.L. Doctorow, the production features book by Terrence McNally, music by Stephen Flaherty and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens, and will be directed and choreographed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The musical is part of the Kennedy Center's Broadway: The Third Generation, a series celebrating the current generation of Broadway musical composers. The official press night will take place on Saturday, April 25, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Pascal, Rapp, Stewart Come To Denver With RENT: The Broadway Tour 6/9-6/14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2009

Jeffrey Seller, Kevin McCollum and Allan S. Gordon have announced that Adam Pascal, Anthony Rapp, and Gwen Stewart will reprise the roles they originated on Broadway in RENT: The Broadway Tour when it visits Denver's Buell Theatre June 9-14. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Roundabout to Present Saltzman Shaped Berlin & Joplin Musical TIN PAN ALLEY RAG for Summer 2009
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is proud to announce 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...)

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