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Norma Terris Theatre (Chester, CT, )
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Chester, CT,

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Based on the novel "Marked by Fire" by Joyce Carol Thomas

Born during a terrifying tornado, Abyssinia is given the gift of song and a healing spirit to inspire her entire community in early 19th century Oklahoma.


ALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San DiegoALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2012

The Old Globe's 2012-13 Season will feature the World Premieres of two new musicals: Allegiance - A New American Musical by Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak. The season also includes George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion in celebration of the classic play's 100th anniversary and the World Premiere of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey and Kirsten Brandt. Two recent Broadway hits will make their San Diego debuts at the Globe: David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities. Rounding out the season are the West Coast Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's Be a Good Little Widow and the Southern California Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brothers Size. (more...)

Lea Salonga, George Takei Lead ALLEGIANCE At The Old GlobeLea Salonga, George Takei Lead ALLEGIANCE At The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2012

The Old Globe will open its 2012-13 Winter Season with the World Premiere of Allegiance - A New American Musical. Created by Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione with music and lyrics by Kuo, the original musical tells the story of a Japanese American family forced into an internment camp during World War II. (more...)

Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE Extends Run at the Old Globe Through 10/28Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE Extends Run at the Old Globe Through 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2012

The Old Globe today announced that the World Premiere of Allegiance - A New American Musical will receive an additional week of performances and will now run through October 28. (more...)

Teal Wicks and Aaron Ramey to Lead Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Premiere This FallTeal Wicks and Aaron Ramey to Lead Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Premiere This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­ (more...)

Sarah Uriarte Berry Leads SHOW BOAT At Goodspeed July 1-September 11Sarah Uriarte Berry Leads SHOW BOAT At Goodspeed July 1-September 11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2011

Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, will breathe new life into the indelible American classic Show Boat. (more...)

SOPRANOS' Vincent Pastore and More Join WPPAC's 10th Year Celebration, 11/2SOPRANOS' Vincent Pastore and More Join WPPAC's 10th Year Celebration, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

White Plains Performing Arts Center will host its star-studded 10th Anniversary Gala on November 2nd, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Join these outstanding artists of stage and screen in an intimate venue for an unforgettable evening of your favorite theatrical moments from WPPAC's past productions and a sample of the upcoming season. (more...)

Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE Ends Extended Run at the Old Globe Today, 10/28Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE Ends Extended Run at the Old Globe Today, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2012

The Old Globe's World Premiere of Allegiance - A New American Musical ends its extended run today, October 28. (more...)

Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Begins Performances TonightGoodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Begins Performances Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from tonight, October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­ (more...)

Goodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Begins Performances TomorrowGoodspeed's THE CIRCUS IN WINTER Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014

Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from tomorrow, October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­ (more...)

MEMPHIS National Tour Kicks Off in Memphis, 10/16MEMPHIS National Tour Kicks Off in Memphis, 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2011

The national touring production of MEMPHIS, the 2010 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, will kick off on October 16, 2011 at the Orpheum Theatre in Memphis, TN (203 South Main Street) where it will play through October 23. (more...)

Nathaniel Stampley and Alicia Hall Moran to Star in PORGY AND BESS National Tour, Kicking Off at the Ahmanson, 4/23Nathaniel Stampley and Alicia Hall Moran to Star in PORGY AND BESS National Tour, Kicking Off at the Ahmanson, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Casting has been announced for the national tour of 'The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess,' winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, which will open at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre on April 23 and play through June 1, 2014. (Preview on April 22.) The tour, accompanied by a 23-piece orchestra, is set to launch at San Francisco's Golden Gate Theatre this November. (more...)

Cast Announced for MEMPHIS National Tour; Fenkart & Boswell to Lead!Cast Announced for MEMPHIS National Tour; Fenkart & Boswell to Lead!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011

The 2010 Tony Award-winning Best Musical MEMPHIS announced casting today for the U.S. national tour of the critically acclaimed production. The national tour of MEMPHIS will star Bryan Fenkart (Huey) and Felicia Boswell (Felicia) with Quentin Earl Darrington (Delray), Rhett George (Gator), Julie Johnson (Mama), Will Mann (Bobby), and William Parry (Mr. Simmons). (more...)

Jeanna de Waal, Ben Thompson and More Join Marin Mazzie & Molly Ranson in New CARRIE Musical! Full Cast Announced!Jeanna de Waal, Ben Thompson and More Join Marin Mazzie & Molly Ranson in New CARRIE Musical! Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2011

MCC Theater has announced the complete cast for the newly reworked and fully re-imagined production of Carrie, the musical. Carrie features music by Michael Gore, lyrics by Dean Pitchford (Academy Award winning composer and lyricist for the original film Fame) and a book by Lawrence D. Cohen (who also adapted the 1974 novel by Stephen King for the 1976 Brian DePalma film). Directed by Stafford Arima, performances for Carrie begin January 31, 2012, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, NYC). The official opening night is set for March 1, 2012. (more...)

SOPRANOS' Vincent Pastore and More Join WPPAC's 10th Year Celebration TonightSOPRANOS' Vincent Pastore and More Join WPPAC's 10th Year Celebration Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2013

White Plains Performing Arts Center will host its star-studded 10th Anniversary Gala tonight, November 2nd, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. Join these outstanding artists of stage and screen in an intimate venue for an unforgettable evening of your favorite theatrical moments from WPPAC's past productions and a sample of the upcoming season. (more...)

XANADU Closes Signature's 22nd Season, Running Now thru 7/1XANADU Closes Signature's 22nd Season, Running Now thru 7/1
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2012

Signature Theatre closes out its 2011/12 season sporting funky legwarmers and wielding neon glow sticks with the Washington premiere of the musical comedy hit Xanadu. Beginning performances tonight, May 6th, Xanadu will be transforming Signature's MAX Theatre into one big disco-ball heaven - complete with satin shorts and roller skates! Nominated for four Tony Awards® (including "Best Musical"), the musical features a Book by Douglas Carter Beane, with Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. Xanadu will play at Signature from tonight, May 6, 2012 through July 1, 2012. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

New Musical AMAZING GRACE Opens at Goodspeed Tonight, 5/17New Musical AMAZING GRACE Opens at Goodspeed Tonight, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals takes to the high seas with the new musical Amazing Grace. This tale about a slave trader who sees the light and dedicates himself to ending slavery will run from tonight, May 17 through June 10, 2012 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn., Goodspeed's home for developing new works. (more...)

Stafford Arima Joins Creative Team for the COMPANY MENStafford Arima Joins Creative Team for the COMPANY MEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2013

the COMPANY MEN are honored to announce that Laurence Olivier Award nominee Stafford Arima has joined the team as Creative Consultant. Fresh from directing the triumphant, star-studded Ragtime concert at Lincoln Center, Arima brings his creative vision to America's First Mashup Group. (more...)

The Department of Theater & Dance at UCSB Presents Spring Dance Concert, 4/12-14The Department of Theater & Dance at UCSB Presents Spring Dance Concert, 4/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2013

The Department of Theater & Dance at UCSB continues its 2012-2013 season of drama and dance with the Spring Dance Concert - Blood, Thought, Muscle & Grace, under the direction of UCSB Theater & Dance faculty member Mira Kingsley. The Spring Dance concert performs April 12-14, 2013 at 8:00 pm in the Hatlen Theater on the UCSB campus. (more...)

XANADU to Close Signature's 22nd Season, 5/6-7/1XANADU to Close Signature's 22nd Season, 5/6-7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2012

Signature Theatre closes out its 2011/12 season sporting funky legwarmers and wielding neon glow sticks with the Washington premiere of the musical comedy hit Xanadu. Beginning performances on May 6th, Xanadu will be transforming Signature's MAX Theatre into one big disco-ball heaven - complete with satin shorts and roller skates! Nominated for four Tony Awards® (including "Best Musical"), the musical features a Book by Douglas Carter Beane, with Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. Xanadu will play at Signature from May 6, 2012 through July 1, 2012. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

La Mirada Presents CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' 7/10La Mirada Presents CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2011

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & UPRIGHT CABARET are thrilled to announce the performers for its fifth and final show of their second season, CALIFORNIA DREAMIN', starring vocal powerhouse JAKE SIMPSON (2x 'Star Search' Grand Champion, Oprah Winfrey Favorite), Broadway sensation JENNIFER LEIGH WARREN (Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors, Marie Christine, Big River, Regional: Having It All, The Buddy Holly Story, Diamonds Are Forvever, Cinderella - a Modern Musical Extravaganza), JULIE GARNYE, NATHAN SHRAKE and BROOKE TANSLEY, performing the music of The Mamas and The Papas, Linda Ronstadt and The Eagles. (more...)

Lea Salonga, George Takei Lead ALLEGIANCE Workshop; Begins TodayLea Salonga, George Takei Lead ALLEGIANCE Workshop; Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2011

Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced The Old Globe's presentation of a developmental workshop of Allegiance - A New American Musical. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/21/2014This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 7/21/2014
by - Jul 21, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 7/21/2014. (more...)

La Mirada Presents CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' 7/10La Mirada Presents CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' 7/10
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2011

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & UPRIGHT CABARET are thrilled to announce the performers for its fifth and final show of their second season, CALIFORNIA DREAMIN', starring vocal powerhouse JAKE SIMPSON (2x 'Star Search' Grand Champion, Oprah Winfrey Favorite), Broadway sensation JENNIFER LEIGH WARREN (Broadway: Little Shop of Horrors, Marie Christine, Big River, Regional: Having It All, The Buddy Holly Story, Diamonds Are Forvever, Cinderella - a Modern Musical Extravaganza), JULIE GARNYE, NATHAN SHRAKE and BROOKE TANSLEY, performing the music of The Mamas and The Papas, Linda Ronstadt and The Eagles. (more...)

GLAAD's Ross Murray, Missi Pyle and More Set for BARE's TalkOUT Series, Now thru 1/31GLAAD's Ross Murray, Missi Pyle and More Set for BARE's TalkOUT Series, Now thru 1/31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2013

The producers of the new musical Bare have announced the upcoming series of speakers for the January TalkOUT events. Audiences at select performances will be invited to stay after the show to participate in a discussion with some of the foremost leaders in the fight for LGBT equality. This month's special guests will include Ross Murray (GLAAD) with Missi Pyle (BARE's own 'Sister Joan'), Nathan Schaefer (Empire State Pride Agenda), Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Derrick Miller-Handley (The Point Foundation), Rabbi Michael Mellen, The Clementi Family (Tyler Clementi Foundation) and Taylor Trensch with Stafford Arima (BARE's 'Peter' and the show's director). (more...)

GLAAD's Ross Murray, Missi Pyle and More Set for BARE's TalkOUT Series, 1/9-31GLAAD's Ross Murray, Missi Pyle and More Set for BARE's TalkOUT Series, 1/9-31
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2013

The producers of the new musical Bare have announced the upcoming series of speakers for the January TalkOUT events. Audiences at select performances will be invited to stay after the show to participate in a discussion with some of the foremost leaders in the fight for LGBT equality. This month's special guests will include Ross Murray (GLAAD) with Missi Pyle (BARE's own 'Sister Joan'), Nathan Schaefer (Empire State Pride Agenda), Maggie Keenan-Bolger and Derrick Miller-Handley (The Point Foundation), Rabbi Michael Mellen, The Clementi Family (Tyler Clementi Foundation) and Taylor Trensch with Stafford Arima (BARE's 'Peter' and the show's director). (more...)

John Waters, Beth Leavel, Marissa Perry and More Set for Symphonic Premiere of HAIRSPRAY: IN CONCERT!, Jan 2013John Waters, Beth Leavel, Marissa Perry and More Set for Symphonic Premiere of HAIRSPRAY: IN CONCERT!, Jan 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013

Marking the 25th anniversary of the John Waters' original film, Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly brings together an all-star cast of Broadway, film and TV stars for the full symphonic production of the Broadway musical, Hairspray. Hairspray: In Concert! will premiere with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Jan. 11-13, 2013, and with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Jan. 24-27, 2013. (more...)

John Waters, Beth Leavel, Marissa Perry and More Set for Symphonic Premiere of HAIRSPRAY: IN CONCERT!, Jan 2013John Waters, Beth Leavel, Marissa Perry and More Set for Symphonic Premiere of HAIRSPRAY: IN CONCERT!, Jan 2013
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2013

Marking the 25th anniversary of the John Waters' original film, Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly brings together an all-star cast of Broadway, film and TV stars for the full symphonic production of the Broadway musical, Hairspray. Hairspray: In Concert! will premiere with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra tonight, Jan. 11-13, 2013, and with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Jan. 24-27, 2013. (more...)

Goodspeed and Hartford Symphony Celebrate 50 Years of Goodspeed Musicals TonightGoodspeed and Hartford Symphony Celebrate 50 Years of Goodspeed Musicals Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

Hartford Symphony Orchestra and Goodspeed Musicals will join to celebrate the music and the magic of Goodspeed's golden anniversary in a spectacular concert event tonight, February 23, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. (more...)

Tickets for National Tour of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS Goes on Sale Today at The Smith CenterTickets for National Tour of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS Goes on Sale Today at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2014

The Smith Center announced today that single tickets for The National Tour of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, will go on sale today, Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Tickets for National Tour of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS to Go on Sale 2/21 at The Smith CenterTickets for National Tour of The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS to Go on Sale 2/21 at The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

The Smith Center announced today that single tickets for The National Tour of THE GERSHWINS' PORGY AND BESS, winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, will go on sale Feb. 21 at 10 a.m. (more...)

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Natasha Yvette Williams Set for Marty Thomas Presents DIVA TonightA NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Natasha Yvette Williams Set for Marty Thomas Presents DIVA Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

Marty Thomas presents DIVA is a weekly show at Industry Bar in midtown Manhattan. Featuring a cast of Alexa Green (WICKED, COMPANY), Kelly King (Babyface, Michael Bolton) and Marissa Rosen (MY BIG GAY ITALIAN WEDDING), it is hosted and produced by Marty Thomas (XANADU, WICKED, THE SECRET GARDEN). DIVA celebrates fabulous female vocalists paying tribute to some of histories most over the top icons! The cast performs a brand new show every week with exciting new guests rotating. (more...)

Goodspeed and Hartford Symphony Celebrate 50 Years of Goodspeed Musicals, 2/23Goodspeed and Hartford Symphony Celebrate 50 Years of Goodspeed Musicals, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2012

Hartford Symphony Orchestra and Goodspeed Musicals will join to celebrate the music and the magic of Goodspeed's golden anniversary in a spectacular concert event on Saturday, February 23, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. at The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford. (more...)

Lea Salonga, George Takei & Telly Leung Lead Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE for The Old Globe Next Winter!Lea Salonga, George Takei & Telly Leung Lead Broadway-Bound ALLEGIANCE for The Old Globe Next Winter!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2011

The Old Globe will open its 2012-13 Winter Season with the World Premiere of Allegiance - A New American Musical. Created by Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione with music and lyrics by Kuo, the original musical tells the story of a Japanese American family forced into an internment camp during World War II. Directed by Stafford Arima (Carrie, Altar Boyz, West End premiere of Ragtime), the production features musical direction and arrangements by Lynne Shankel (Cry-Baby, Company) and choreography by Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, Godspell, South Pacific). Tony Award-winning actress Lea Salonga (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables), television and film icon George Takei ("Star Trek," "Heroes") and Telly Leung (Godspell, Rent) will star. (more...)

Lea Salonga, George Takei Lead ALLEGIANCE At The Old GlobeLea Salonga, George Takei Lead ALLEGIANCE At The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2011

The Old Globe will open its 2012-13 Winter Season with the World Premiere of Allegiance - A New American Musical. Created by Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione with music and lyrics by Kuo, the original musical tells the story of a Japanese American family forced into an internment camp during World War II. (more...)

John Waters, Beth Leavel, Marissa Perry and More Set for Symphonic Premiere of HAIRSPRAY: IN CONCERT!, Jan 2013John Waters, Beth Leavel, Marissa Perry and More Set for Symphonic Premiere of HAIRSPRAY: IN CONCERT!, Jan 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012

Marking the 25th anniversary of the John Waters' original film, Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly brings together an all-star cast of Broadway, film and TV stars for the full symphonic production of the Broadway musical, Hairspray. Hairspray: In Concert! will premiere with the Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra Jan. 11-13, 2013, and with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra Jan. 24-27, 2013. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/4/2014This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/4/2014
by - Aug 4, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 8/4/2014. (more...)

Cast Announced for MEMPHIS National Tour; Fenkart & Boswell to Lead!Cast Announced for MEMPHIS National Tour; Fenkart & Boswell to Lead!
by BWW - Aug 4, 2011

The 2010 Tony Award-winning Best Musical MEMPHIS announced casting today for the U.S. national tour of the critically acclaimed production. The national tour of MEMPHIS will star Bryan Fenkart (Huey) and Felicia Boswell (Felicia) with Quentin Earl Darrington (Delray), Rhett George (Gator), Julie Johnson (Mama), Will Mann (Bobby), and William Parry (Mr. Simmons). (more...)

Stafford Arima Set to Direct RAGTIME Concert at Lincoln Center, 2/18Stafford Arima Set to Direct RAGTIME Concert at Lincoln Center, 2/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2012

Manhattan Concert Productions has just announced Stafford Arima as Stage Director for a concert performance of Ragtime The Musical in New York's Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on February 18, 2013. Nominated for an Olivier Award for his direction of the West End premiere of Ragtime, Arima will now stage direct a whole host of Broadway stars with full chorus in a concert performance of Ragtime The Musical. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/18/2014This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/18/2014
by - Aug 18, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 8/18/2014. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory TheaterPORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory Theater
by BWW - Aug 17, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 17 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Starts Performances at A.R.T. 8/17PORGY AND BESS Starts Performances at A.R.T. 8/17
by BWW - Aug 17, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 117 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

PORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory TheaterPORGY AND BESS Opens 8/17 at American Repertory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2011

A.R.T. American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) will present The Gershwins' PORGY AND BESS, opening the A.R.T.'s 2011-2 season on August 17 at the Loeb Drama Center. The Gershwin's Porgy and Bess, by George Gershwin, DuBose and Dorothy Heyward, and Ira Gershwin, is adapted by Suzan-Lori Parks and Diedre Murray, and directed by A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/11/2014This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 8/11/2014
by - Aug 11, 2014

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 8/11/2014. (more...)

Chris Peluso, Whitney Bashor to Lead Goodspeed's AMAZING GRACE, 5/17-6/10Chris Peluso, Whitney Bashor to Lead Goodspeed's AMAZING GRACE, 5/17-6/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2012

Goodspeed Musicals takes to the high seas with the new musical Amazing Grace. This tale about a slave trader who sees the light and dedicates himself to ending slavery will run from May 17 through June 10, 2012 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn., Goodspeed's home for developing new works. Amazing Grace is sponsored by Essex Savings Bank. (more...)

Cleveland Play House's INFORMED CONSENT Takes to the Second Stage, 4/23-5/18Cleveland Play House's INFORMED CONSENT Takes to the Second Stage, 4/23-5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

The 2013-2014 season at Cleveland Play House (CPH) continues with the compelling world premiere production of Deborah Zoe Laufer's Informed Consent. Co-produced with Geva Theatre Center, this incredibly thought-provoking production is inspired by the real life court case between the Havasupai Indian tribe and Arizona State University, and sparks an intriguing debate on both ethicality and morality. Directed by Sean Daniels and Sponsored by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic and MetroHealth, Informed Consent will serve as the centerpiece to CPH's 2014 New Ground Theatre Festival and will run from April 23 - May 18 in the Second Stage. (more...)

The MUNY Announces Principle Casting for TARZAN, Opening 6/25The MUNY Announces Principle Casting for TARZAN, Opening 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The Muny announced principal casting for the second show of its amazing 96th season, Tarzan, directed by John Tartaglia, choreographed by Chris Bailey, with musical direction by Rick Bertone. Tarzan is sponsored by U. S. Bank. (more...)

ALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San DiegoALLEGIANCE - A NEW AMERICAN MUSICAL Starring Lea Salonga & More Set for The Old Globe 2012-13 Season - Full Season Announcement, San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2012

The Old Globe's 2012-13 Season will feature the World Premieres of two new musicals: Allegiance - A New American Musical by Jay Kuo and Lorenzo Thione and A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder by Robert L. Freedman and Steven Lutvak. The season also includes George Bernard Shaw's Pygmalion in celebration of the classic play's 100th anniversary and the World Premiere of a new adaptation of Henrik Ibsen's A Doll's House by Anne-Charlotte Hanes Harvey and Kirsten Brandt. Two recent Broadway hits will make their San Diego debuts at the Globe: David Lindsay-Abaire's Good People and Jon Robin Baitz's Other Desert Cities. Rounding out the season are the West Coast Premiere of Bekah Brunstetter's Be a Good Little Widow and the Southern California Premiere of Tarell Alvin McCraney's The Brothers Size. (more...)

Nathaniel Stampley and Alicia Hall Moran Star in PORGY AND BESS, Kicking Off at the Ahmanson TonightNathaniel Stampley and Alicia Hall Moran Star in PORGY AND BESS, Kicking Off at the Ahmanson Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

'The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess,' winner of the 2012 Tony Award for Best Musical Revival, opens at the Center Theatre Group/Ahmanson Theatre tonight, April 23 and play through June 1, 2014. (more...)

Cleveland Play House's INFORMED CONSENT Takes to the Second Stage, Now thru 5/18Cleveland Play House's INFORMED CONSENT Takes to the Second Stage, Now thru 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The 2013-2014 season at Cleveland Play House (CPH) continues with the compelling world premiere production of Deborah Zoe Laufer's Informed Consent. Co-produced with Geva Theatre Center, this incredibly thought-provoking production is inspired by the real life court case between the Havasupai Indian tribe and Arizona State University, and sparks an intriguing debate on both ethicality and morality. Directed by Sean Daniels and Sponsored by Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland Clinic and MetroHealth, Informed Consent will serve as the centerpiece to CPH's 2014 New Ground Theatre Festival and will run from today, April 23 - May 18 in the Second Stage. (more...)

XANADU to Close Signature's 22nd Season, 5/6-7/1XANADU to Close Signature's 22nd Season, 5/6-7/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2012

Signature Theatre closes out its 2011/12 season sporting funky legwarmers and wielding neon glow sticks with the Washington premiere of the musical comedy hit Xanadu. Beginning performances on May 6th, Xanadu will be transforming Signature's MAX Theatre into one big disco-ball heaven - complete with satin shorts and roller skates! Nominated for four Tony Awards® (including "Best Musical"), the musical features a Book by Douglas Carter Beane, with Music and Lyrics by Jeff Lynne and John Farrar. Xanadu will play at Signature from May 6, 2012 through July 1, 2012. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

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