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SIDE SHOW's Bill Russell Talks Reivsal & Broadway HopesSIDE SHOW's Bill Russell Talks Reivsal & Broadway Hopes
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2012

As BroadwayWorld first reported in March, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will produce, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy AwardŽ winning director Bill Condon, the musical will premiere at La Jolla Playhouse in the fall of 2013 and will play the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater beginning June 2014. In a recent interview with creator Bill Russell chatted with the Sioux City Journal about the revival. (more...)

Kimball, Kennedy, Noll & More Perform The Bill Russell Songbook, Oct. 25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2005

Chad Kimball, Lauren Kennedy, Christiane Noll and other stars will perform numbers from The Bill Russell Songbook in a free October 25th concert (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at La Jolla Playhouse's Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW!Photo Flash: First Look at La Jolla Playhouse's Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will produce, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy Award winning director Bill Condon, the musical will play at La Jolla Playhouse now through December 17 and will open at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater in spring 2014. The musical features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger who will revise the show before its debut at La Jolla. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW Opens at La Jolla Playhouse, TonightRe-Imagined SIDE SHOW Opens at La Jolla Playhouse, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will produce, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy Award winning director Bill Condon, the musical will play at La Jolla Playhouse November 5 through December 17 and will play the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater in spring 2014, according to an equity casting notice. The musical features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger who will revise the show before its debut at La Jolla. (more...)

Bill Russell & Alice Ripley at the Duplex Dec. 13 and 20
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2004

The Duplex Cabaret Theatre is pleased to present BELTERS WE HAVE HEARD ON HIGH, a celebration of the lyrics of Bill Russell, the esteemed lyricist of Side Show, Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens and Pageant, among other projects. Belters. will be performed for two special performances only, Mondays, December 13 and 20 at 7pm. (more...)

Nick Cearley Performs an Evening of Bill Russell Songs, 6/9Nick Cearley Performs an Evening of Bill Russell Songs, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2010

Bill Russell directs Nick Cearley in 'still bill - lyrics and poems by Bill Russell' at the Canal Room, June 9th with special guests Alice Ripley and Lauren Molina. (more...)

Consumer Alert Regarding Reverse Mortgage Program ChangesConsumer Alert Regarding Reverse Mortgage Program Changes
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

RICHMOND, Va., March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Live Well Financial, Inc. a leading Reverse Mortgage lender and servicer of government insured Home Equity Conversion Mortgages (HECM) is alerting consumers about a major reverse mortgage program change. Live Well Financial currently services more than $1.8 billion in HECM Reverse Mortgages and recently introduced the first and only Open-End Fixed Rate Reverse Mortgage option. (more...)

Nick Cearley Performs an Evening of Bill Russell Songs, 6/9Nick Cearley Performs an Evening of Bill Russell Songs, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2010

Bill Russell directs Nick Cearley in 'still bill - lyrics and poems by Bill Russell' at the Canal Room, June 9th with special guests Alice Ripley and Lauren Molina. (more...)

York Theatre Co. to Present Summer Readings of UNEXPECTED JOYS; Capathia Jenkins, Emma Hunton & More to Star!York Theatre Co. to Present Summer Readings of UNEXPECTED JOYS; Capathia Jenkins, Emma Hunton & More to Star!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2013

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Andrew Levine, Executive Director), in association with Jim Kierstead, as part of its acclaimed Developmental Reading Series, continues its summer schedule with the new musical Unexpected Joy, with Book & Lyrics by Bill Russell and Music by Janet Hood. Directed by Tony Award nominee Sheryl Kaller and with music direction by Jodie Moore, the four-member cast will feature Annie Golden, Emma Hunton, Capathia Jenkins and AnnMarie Milazzo. (more...)

Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW to Play La Jolla Playhouse in Fall 2013; Kennedy Center in June 2014Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW to Play La Jolla Playhouse in Fall 2013; Kennedy Center in June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2012

As BroadwayWorld first reported in March, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will produce, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. (more...)

Wildhorn's WONDERLAND Announces New Members Of Creative Team For Tampa PremiereWildhorn's WONDERLAND Announces New Members Of Creative Team For Tampa Premiere
by BWW - Jul 27, 2009

The Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center today announces several additions to the creative team for Wonderland: Alice's New Musical Adventure. According to producer Judith Lisi, president and CEO of TBPAC, Marguerite Derricks will choreograph the production and Ron Melrose will serve as music supervisor and provide vocal and dance arrangements as well as incidental music. Susan Hilferty, Neil Patel and Paul Gallo will design the costumes, sets and lights respectively, while Jon Weston will design the sound and Sven Ortel will design video and projections. (more...)

World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Moves to Alley Theatre; Opens 1/20World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Moves to Alley Theatre; Opens 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2010

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical Wonderland about Alice, a children's book writer in Manhattan who is suffering through a creative block, estranged from her husband and alienated from her daughter. It takes a trip to a strange-yet-familiar Wonderland for her to regain her life's balance and again find the love and everyday magic that reside in us all - if we know how to look. With a book by Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy (The Civil War), lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), and directed by Gregory Boyd, Wonderland begins previews Friday, January 15, opens officially Wednesday, January 20 and runs through Sunday, February 14. (more...)

Re-Imagined SIDE SHOW Opens at La Jolla Playhouse, TonightRe-Imagined SIDE SHOW Opens at La Jolla Playhouse, Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will produce, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy Award winning director Bill Condon, the musical will play at La Jolla Playhouse November 5 through December 17 and will play the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater in spring 2014, according to an equity casting notice. The musical features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger who will revise the show before its debut at La Jolla. (more...)

World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Moves to Alley Theatre; Opens 1/20World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Moves to Alley Theatre; Opens 1/20
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2010

Alley Theatre presents the world premiere of the new musical Wonderland about Alice, a children's book writer in Manhattan who is suffering through a creative block, estranged from her husband and alienated from her daughter. It takes a trip to a strange-yet-familiar Wonderland for her to regain her life's balance and again find the love and everyday magic that reside in us all - if we know how to look. With a book by Alley Theatre Artistic Director Gregory Boyd and Jack Murphy (The Civil War), lyrics by Jack Murphy, music by Frank Wildhorn (Jekyll & Hyde, The Scarlett Pimpernel, The Civil War), and directed by Gregory Boyd, Wonderland begins previews Friday, January 15, opens officially Wednesday, January 20 and runs through Sunday, February 14. (more...)

World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Closes at Alley Theatre, 2/14World Premiere Musical WONDERLAND Closes at Alley Theatre, 2/14
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2010

Alley Theatre's world premiere of the new musical Wonderland will close on Sunday, February 14. (more...)

La Jolla's SIDE SHOW Ends Run Today; Kennedy Center Engagement Set for Spring 2014La Jolla's SIDE SHOW Ends Run Today; Kennedy Center Engagement Set for Spring 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts produces, in association with La Jolla Playhouse, a re-imagining of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell's Side Show. Directed by Academy Award winning director Bill Condon, the musical closes at La Jolla Playhouse tonight, December 17 and will open at the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater in spring 2014. The musical features book and lyrics by Bill Russelland music by Henry Krieger who will revise the show before its debut at La Jolla. (more...)

Photo Coverage: FlopzPhoto Coverage: Flopz
by Ben Strothmann - Aug 8, 2005

On Sunday, August 7th FLOPZ was presented at Joe's Pub, showcasing some of Broadway's best songs...from flop musicals. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - April 27, 2010BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - April 27, 2010
by - Apr 27, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on April 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Ryan Silverman, Robert Joy and More Will Join Erin Davie and Emily Padgett in SIDE SHOW at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Announced!Ryan Silverman, Robert Joy and More Will Join Erin Davie and Emily Padgett in SIDE SHOW at Kennedy Center; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced complete casting for its production of Side Show that runs in the Kennedy Center Eisenhower Theater from June 14 to July 13, 2014. Side Show features book and lyrics by Bill Russell and music by Henry Krieger, and is directed by Academy Award winner Bill Condon. Sam Davis will serve as musical director and arranger and will conduct the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. The Kennedy Center production of Side Show is produced in association with La Jolla Playhouse. Press opening night is Thursday, June 19, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)