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Shubert Theatre (New York, NY)
225 West 44th St.

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Based on the novel Slightly Perfect by George Malcolm-Smith

UnsungMusicalsCo.'s MAKE MINE MANHATTAN Opens Off-BroadwayUnsungMusicalsCo.'s MAKE MINE MANHATTAN Opens Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2012

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) has announced a new production of the hit 1948 musical revue Make Mine Manhattan. The limited three-week engagement will play March 1 - 17 at the Connelly Theatre (220 East 4th Street), opening night Sunday, March 4. With sketches and lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt (Plain and Fancy, "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") and music by Emmy Award winner Richard Lewine ("Cinderella", "My Name is Barbara"), this new production is directed by UMC artistic director Ben West (Gatsby, How Now, Dow Jones, Platinum). (more...)

UnsungMusicalsCo.'s MAKE MINE MANHATTAN to Play Off-Broadway in 2012UnsungMusicalsCo.'s MAKE MINE MANHATTAN to Play Off-Broadway in 2012
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2012

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) has announced a new production of the hit 1948 musical revue Make Mine Manhattan. The limited three-week engagement will play March 1 - 17 at the Connelly Theatre (220 East 4th Street), opening night Sunday, March 4. With sketches and lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt (Plain and Fancy, "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") and music by Emmy Award winner Richard Lewine ("Cinderella", "My Name is Barbara"), this new production is directed by UMC artistic director Ben West (Gatsby, How Now, Dow Jones, Platinum). (more...)

BAREFOOT BOY WITH CHEEK Recording with Jenn Colella, Max von Essen & Robert Lenzi Set for Free Digital DownloadBAREFOOT BOY WITH CHEEK Recording with Jenn Colella, Max von Essen & Robert Lenzi Set for Free Digital Download
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2013

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC), in a collaboration with the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, will record three songs from the little-known 1947 musical comedy Barefoot Boy With Cheek featuring performances by Jenn Colella (Chaplin, Closer Than Ever), Max von Essen(Evita, Death Takes a Holiday) and Robert Lenzi (South Pacific, Hello Again). UMC's recordings will be released for free digital download on the New York Public Library's website as part of its Musical of the Month blog series, which recently featured UMC's reconstruction of the Barefoot Boy libretto. The musical has never received a cast album. (more...)

Autumn Hurlbert, David Josefsberg and More Set for UnsungMusicalsCo.'s ARE YOU WITH IT? Reading, 12/12Autumn Hurlbert, David Josefsberg and More Set for UnsungMusicalsCo.'s ARE YOU WITH IT? Reading, 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2013

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will present a developmental reading of the hit 1945 musical comedy Are You With It? on December 12 at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Bruno Walter Auditorium. Based on the novel Slightly Perfect by George Malcolm-Smith, the musical has a book by Emmy Award winners George Balzer & Sam Perrin ('The Jack Benny Program'), music by Academy Award nominee Harry Revel (Paris in Spring) and lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt (Make Mine Manhattan, Plain and Fancy). UMC artistic director Ben West (Caesar's Wife, The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad) directs the reading. (more...)

UnsungMusicalsCo.'s MAKE MINE MANHATTAN to Play Off-Broadway in 2012UnsungMusicalsCo.'s MAKE MINE MANHATTAN to Play Off-Broadway in 2012
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2011

UnsungMusicalsCo. Inc. (www.UnsungMusicals.org) has announced a new production of the hit 1948 musical revue Make Mine Manhattan. The limited three-week engagement will play March 1 - 17 at the Connelly Theatre (220 East 4th Street), opening night Sunday, March 4. With sketches and lyrics by Arnold B. Horwitt (Plain and Fancy, "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis") and music by Emmy Award winner Richard Lewine ("Cinderella", "My Name is Barbara"), this new production is directed by UMC artistic director Ben West (Gatsby, How Now, Dow Jones, Platinum). (more...)

Autumn Hurlbert, David Josefsberg and More Set for UnsungMusicalsCo.'s ARE YOU WITH IT? Reading TodayAutumn Hurlbert, David Josefsberg and More Set for UnsungMusicalsCo.'s ARE YOU WITH IT? Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2013

UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will present a developmental reading of the hit 1945 musical comedy Are You With It? today, December 12 at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' Bruno Walter Auditorium. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Remembering OKLAHOMA!'s Joan RobertsSTAGE TUBE: Remembering OKLAHOMA!'s Joan Roberts
by Stage Tube - Aug 15, 2012

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Joan Roberts, the stage and film actress who created the role of 'Laurey' in the original 1943 production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!, died on Monday August 13, in Stamford, Connecticut. She was 95, and died of congestive heart failure, according to her son, John Donlon. In the video below, Imagem Music Group remembers the stage star by sharing a 2011 interview. Check it out below. (more...)

Joan Roberts, Star of OKLAHOMA!, Passes Away at 95Joan Roberts, Star of OKLAHOMA!, Passes Away at 95
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012

Joan Roberts, the stage and film actress who created the role of 'Laurey' in the original 1943 production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!, died on Monday August 13, in Stamford, Connecticut. She was 95, and died of congestive heart failure, according to her son, John Donlon. (more...)

Broadway By The Year: 1945
by Jena Tesse Fox - Apr 9, 2005

A trove of hidden musical gems were eclipsed by Carousel in 1945, but Scott Siegel brought them all back in Monday's concert at Town Hall. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ben West Previews Unsung Musicals' Carolyn Leigh Tribute ConcertBWW Interview: Ben West Previews Unsung Musicals' Carolyn Leigh Tribute Concert
by Adrienne Onofri - Apr 3, 2014

Max von Essen, Erin Davie, Alli Mauzey and other Bway stars will sing lesser-known tunes by the lyricist of 'Peter Pan' and 'Little Me'. (more...)

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