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The Magic Show is a one-act musical with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Bob Randall. It starred magician Doug Henning. Produced by Edgar Lansbury, it opened in May 1974 at the Cort Theatre and ran for 1,920 performances, closing on December 31, 1978. Henning was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical and director Grover Dale was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Direction of a Musical.


Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage to Present THE UNDERPANTS, 10/16-11/10Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage to Present THE UNDERPANTS, 10/16-11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2013

Long Wharf Theatre, in association with Hartford Stage, presents The Underpants by Steve Martin, adapted from the play by Carl Sternheim, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer and More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2014 Opening Gala TonightStephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer and More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2014 Opening Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, launches its 11th season this fall at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room with an Opening Night Gala celebrating the work of songwriter/composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt). The evening will feature two on-stage interviews with Mr. Schwartz by ASCAP's Director of Musical Theatre Michael Kerker, and performances by Today Night Live's Ana Gasteyer, who performed the role of 'Elphaba' in Wicked on Broadway, and by two masterful interpreters of Schwartz' work, Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. Bay Area Cabaret's Opening Night Gala Tribute to Stephen Swartz will take place 8 pm, Today, September 27, 2014 at the Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street, atop Nob Hill, San Francisco. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 LineupStephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, enters its 11th season this fall with a sparkling lineup at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room. The new season features a star-studded lineup of performers making their Bay Area Cabaret debuts, as well as the return of a few favorites. The season kicks off today, September 27, 2014 with a tribute to songwriter Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt), starring Mr. Schwartz, SNL's Ana Gasteyer, Broadway's Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. The season continues November 2 with Tony winner Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby!, Beulah, Roots) and December 7 with Andrew Lloyd Webber protege and star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera and Little Mermaid Sierra Boggess. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Nicole Parker & More Coming to  Old Town Temecula Theater, 9/22Stephen Schwartz, Nicole Parker & More Coming to Old Town Temecula Theater, 9/22
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Cabaret at The Merc in association with Temecula Presents have announced a one-night-only Broadway concert by Academy Award-winning composer, Stephen Schwartz. On Monday, September 22nd at 7:30pm, Stephen Schwartz, the songwriter behind such Broadway hits as Wicked, Godspell and Pippin, will take the Old Town Temecula Theater Stage for the first time, joined by an all-star cast of Broadway performers! (more...)

Marjorie Barnes & Dick Goodwin to Perform at Trustus, 11/19-20Marjorie Barnes & Dick Goodwin to Perform at Trustus, 11/19-20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2013

Marjorie Barnes, internationally known jazz and Broadway performer and former member of The 5th Dimension is back by popular demand to perform an exclusive benefit concert for Trustus Theatre accompanied by the renowned Dick Goodwin and his fabulous Big Band sound. This special concert event will benefit Trustus Theatre. Marjorie Barnes and Dick Goodwin and his Big Band perform November 19 and 20, 2013 on the Trustus Main Stage. Doors and cash bar open at 6:30pm, with the show at 7:30pm. Tickets are $40 and may be purchased online at www.trustus.org , or by calling the box office at (803) 254-9732. (more...)

Breaking News: Stephen Daldry In Talks to Direct WICKED Film; Stephen Schwartz Announces Departure from HOUDINI MusicalBreaking News: Stephen Daldry In Talks to Direct WICKED Film; Stephen Schwartz Announces Departure from HOUDINI Musical
by TV News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

WICKED author Gregory Maguire and the musical's composer Stephen Schwartz appeared in a recent on-stage conversation presented by the Mark Twain House & Museum, at the Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts in Hartford, CT. At the event, which was moderated by Frank Rizzo, Schwartz revealed some exciting new updates for his latest projects! (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company to Stage A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, 11/21-1/5Shakespeare Theatre Company to Stage A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, 11/21-1/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2013

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will take the stage at the Shakespeare Theatre Company this holiday season. Making his STC mainstage directing debut, STC Associate Director Alan Paul heads up the hilarious and fun musical farce based on the classic plays of ancient Roman playwright Plautus. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from November 21, 2013-January 5, 2014. (more...)

WICKED's Gregory Maguire and Stephen Schwartz Set for 'A WICKED COOL EVENING' Tonight at the BushnellWICKED's Gregory Maguire and Stephen Schwartz Set for 'A WICKED COOL EVENING' Tonight at the Bushnell
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

MARK MY WORDS 2014: A WICKED COOL EVENING, tonight, October 21 at 8:00 p.m., is a once-in-a-lifetime event - a conversation between the creators of the book and Broadway smash Wicked. Gregory Maguire wrote the original novel Wicked - The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. Stephen Schwartz, legendary composer and lyricist of Pippin and Godspell, adapted Maguire's twisted take on L. Frank Baum's universe into one of the most successful musicals in history. Moderated by Connecticut theater legend Frank Rizzo, this is a unique opportunity to hear these creators talk about writing, music, theatre and, of course, the Wonderful World of Oz. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage Present THE UNDERPANTS, Now thru 11/10Long Wharf Theatre and Hartford Stage Present THE UNDERPANTS, Now thru 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2013

Long Wharf Theatre, in association with Hartford Stage, presents The Underpants by Steve Martin, adapted from the play by Carl Sternheim, directed by Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein. (more...)

WICKED's Gregory Maguire and Stephen Schwartz Set for 'A WICKED COOL EVENING' at the Bushnell, 10/21WICKED's Gregory Maguire and Stephen Schwartz Set for 'A WICKED COOL EVENING' at the Bushnell, 10/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

MARK MY WORDS 2014: A WICKED COOL EVENING, on Tuesday, October 21 at 8:00 p.m., is a once-in-a-lifetime event - a conversation between the creators of the book and Broadway smash Wicked. Gregory Maguire wrote the original novel Wicked - The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West. Stephen Schwartz, legendary composer and lyricist of Pippin and Godspell, adapted Maguire's twisted take on L. Frank Baum's universe into one of the most successful musicals in history. Moderated by Connecticut theater legend Frank Rizzo, this is a unique opportunity to hear these creators talk about writing, music, theatre and, of course, the Wonderful World of Oz. (more...)

John Bolger, Mark Jacoby & More to Star in World Premiere of FIVE PRESIDENTS at Arizona Theatre CompanyJohn Bolger, Mark Jacoby & More to Star in World Premiere of FIVE PRESIDENTS at Arizona Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Broadway and television veterans John Bolger, Mark Jacoby, Kenneth Kimmins, Steve Sheridan, Brit Whittle and Reese Madigan make up the cast of Five Presidents, the world premiere production from Emmy Award-winning writer Rick Cleveland (House of Cards, The West Wing, Mad Men and Six Feet Under). Directed by Milwaukee Repertory Theatre Artistic Director Mark Clements, the production will be performed at the Temple of Music and Art in Tucson, Jan. 10-31, 2015, and at the Herberger Theater Center in Phoenix, Feb. 5-22, 2015. (more...)

John Bolger, Mark Jacoby & More to Star in World Premiere of FIVE PRESIDENTS at Milwaukee RepJohn Bolger, Mark Jacoby & More to Star in World Premiere of FIVE PRESIDENTS at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014

Broadway and television veterans John Bolger, Mark Jacoby, Kenneth Kimmins, Steve Sheridan and Brit Whittle, along with Rep Associate Artist Reese Madigan, make up the cast of Five Presidents, the world premiere production from Emmy Award-winning writer Rick Cleveland (House of Cards, The West Wing, Mad Men, and Six Feet Under). Directed by Milwaukee Rep Artistic Director Mark Clements, the production is set to begin performances at the Quadracci Powerhouse on March 10, 2015. Opening night is Friday, March 13, 2015 and runs through April 5, 2015. (more...)

Shakespeare Theatre Company Stages A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, Now thru 1/5Shakespeare Theatre Company Stages A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, Now thru 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2013

A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will take the stage at the Shakespeare Theatre Company this holiday season. Making his STC mainstage directing debut, STC Associate Director Alan Paul heads up the hilarious and fun musical farce based on the classic plays of ancient Roman playwright Plautus. A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum will play at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW) from today, November 21, 2013-January 5, 2014. (more...)

Marin Summer Theater to Present DEFYING GRAVITY: THE BEST OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZMarin Summer Theater to Present DEFYING GRAVITY: THE BEST OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

Marin Summer Theater has announced that the second show of the 2015 MST Season will be the world premiere of a new musical review, DEFYING GRAVITY: THE BEST OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ. (more...)

BWW Interviews: CORNER OF THE SKY Celebrates the Music of Stephen Schwartz at the Segal Centre, Nov. 13BWW Interviews: CORNER OF THE SKY Celebrates the Music of Stephen Schwartz at the Segal Centre, Nov. 13
by Krista Garver - Nov 10, 2014

On November 13, Noelle Hannibal, Marc Ducusin, and special guests will perform in Corner of the Sky: The Music of Stephen Schwartz at the Segal Centre Studio. (more...)

More Than LBJ! Meet the Full Company of ALL THE WAY, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway!More Than LBJ! Meet the Full Company of ALL THE WAY, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 5, 2014

All the Way, the new play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan, starring BREAKING BAD's Bryan Cranston, is currently in previews on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. The production officially opens on Thursday, March 6, 2014 for a strictly limited engagement. The play is directed by Bill Rauch, Artistic Director of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, where All the Way began its theatrical life. Scroll down to learn more about the full cast of ALL THE WAY, plus watch interviews with the company below! (more...)

Stephen Schwartz & Dee Dee Bridgewater Present at Bistro Awards Honoring Ben Vereen TonightStephen Schwartz & Dee Dee Bridgewater Present at Bistro Awards Honoring Ben Vereen Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

The 29th Annual Bistro Awards gala, set to take place tonight, March 4, has announced two new presenters. Stephen Schwartz, the Oscar, Tony, Grammy, and Golden Globe-winning composer/lyricist, who wrote the scores to such musicals as Pippin, Wicked, Godspell, and The Magic Show, will present Ben Vereen, the Tony Award-winning actor-singer-dancer, with the Lifetime Achievement Award. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Versatile Singer/Actress Susan Egan Performs Delightful Concert with Arcadia High School StudentsBWW Reviews: Versatile Singer/Actress Susan Egan Performs Delightful Concert with Arcadia High School Students
by Don Grigware - Mar 3, 2014

On Saturday March 1 Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation presented Broadway star Susan Egan, who originated the role of 'Belle' in Disney's Beauty and the Beast on Broadway, as part of its first season at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center. Joining Egan on stage were the sixty-member Arcadia Stage, the theatre student program at Arcadia High School. They sang four songs with Egan, and then two from their upcoming production of Curtains, which will open March 20. (more...)

Ron Bohmer, Ashley Brown, Rebecca Naomi Jones & Jeremy Jordan Set for Kennedy Center's CHILDREN OF EDEN Concert on 5/19Ron Bohmer, Ashley Brown, Rebecca Naomi Jones & Jeremy Jordan Set for Kennedy Center's CHILDREN OF EDEN Concert on 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

The Kennedy Center presents Children of Eden in Concert on Monday, May 19 at 8 p.m. in the Eisenhower Theater. Featuring music and lyrics by Oscar® and Grammy Award® winner Stephen Schwartz and book by John Caird, the semi-staged performance is directed and choreographed by Tony® nominee Marcia Milgrom Dodge. The all-star Broadway cast includes Ron Bohmer, Ashley Brown, Rebecca Naomi Jones, and Jeremy Jordan and will be accompanied by the Kennedy Center Opera House Orchestra. This one-time-only event is made possible by the HRH Foundation. Tickets go on sale to the general public on March 28. (more...)

Noah Parets, Armand Schultz & Anastasia Barzee to Lead Ogunquit Playhouse's BILLY ELLIOTNoah Parets, Armand Schultz & Anastasia Barzee to Lead Ogunquit Playhouse's BILLY ELLIOT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2014

The Ogunquit Playhouse, America's Foremost Summer Theatre, will be one of the first regional theatres in the U.S. to produce the Tony Award winning Billy Elliot the Musical on stage June 25 to July 26. Billy Elliot tells the story of a young boy who discovers his true passion lies in ballet class and not in the boxing ring, and then finds the strength to defy the convention of his small UK mining town to make his dream come true. The Ogunquit production features a cast of Broadway veterans, including Anastasia Barzee, Armond Shultz and Tony Award nominee Joel Blum. (more...)

BWW Reviews: GMCLA Scores with Stephen Schwartz Tribute Concert NOT ENTIRELY WICKEDBWW Reviews: GMCLA Scores with Stephen Schwartz Tribute Concert NOT ENTIRELY WICKED
by Don Grigware - Jun 25, 2013

On Saturday June 22 and Sunday June 23 at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA) presented Not Entirely Wicked, a salute to the music of Stephen Schwartz with special guests Schwartz and consummate singer Liz Callaway.The show began with plentiful numbers from Pippin and Godspell, but seemed somewhat low on energy and drive, despite several intermittent solos and some visual lighting treats. Thank heavens, Schwartz made an early appearance singing and playing the piano, which included a duet 'Love Song' from Pippin with Callaway. Callaway also essayed a glorious 'West End Avenue' from The Magic Show. Following this section, the chorus segued into a medley of Schwartz's movie hits from Pocahontas and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. Beautiful sounds all around! The show was now officially cooking with GAS! (more...)

Bernie Passeltiner & Christian Kohn to Star in TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE at Saint Michael's Playhouse, Begin. 7/3Bernie Passeltiner & Christian Kohn to Star in TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE at Saint Michael's Playhouse, Begin. 7/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

A duo of experienced pros with extensive Broadway, regional and TV experience, Bernie Passeltiner, and Christian Kohn, will perform the powerful show TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE at the Saint Michael's Playhouse July 3-13. Written by Jeffrey Hatcher and sportswriter Mitch Albom, the show will be staged, evenings at 8 p.m. on July 3, 5, 6, 9-13; matinees at 2 p.m. July 6 and 13. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Michael Hughes and Callandra Dendias in DEFYING GRAVITYPhoto Coverage: Michael Hughes and Callandra Dendias in DEFYING GRAVITY
by Kelly Cameron - Jun 21, 2013

This past Tuesday 2013 Bistro Award winner Michael Hughes was reunited on stage with one of his best friend's (Mamma Mia's Callandra Dendias) for a very special cabaret which paid tribute to the music of Academy Award Winner Stephen Schwartz (with some Disney thrown in for good measure). Joining this dynamite duo were special guests Kritty Uranowski, John Connolly, Lindsey Frazier, Joel Cumber and Mark Selby on the piano. BWW has photos from the special night. (more...)

Michael Hughes, Callandra Dendias & More Set for DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ at Jazz Bistro TonightMichael Hughes, Callandra Dendias & More Set for DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ at Jazz Bistro Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Vocalists, Michael Hughes (2013 New York City Bistro Award Winner, Mickey & Judy) and Callandra Dendias (Toronto's Mamma Mia!), who last joined forces in 2010 for their sold-out concert 'Unexpressed' at the Berkeley Street Theatre, will reunite for Defying Gravity: The Music of Stephen Schwartz tonight, June 18th at Toronto's Jazz Bistro. (more...)

Toronto's Jazz Bistro Presents DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, 6/18Toronto's Jazz Bistro Presents DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ will be presented tonight, June 18th at Toronto's Jazz Bistro. The 9 p.m. performance features vocalists, Michael Hughes (2013 New York City Bistro Award Winner, MICKEY & JUDY) and Callandra Dendias (Toronto's MAMMA MIA!), who last joined forces in 2010 for their sold-out concer t"Unexpressed" at the Berkeley Street Theatre, will reunite for DEFYING GRAVITY: THE MUSIC OF STEPHEN SCHWARTZ. With performances by special guests, including multiple East Coast Music Award nominee, John Connolly, Lindsey Frazier (star of Neptune Theatre's LEGALLY BLONDE), singer/songwriter Kritty Uranowski (Patti Cake), newcomer Joel Cumber, and accompanist Mark Selby. (more...)

GLEE's Brad Ellis to Headline AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY in Studio City, 6/23GLEE's Brad Ellis to Headline AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY in Studio City, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Following spectacular performances at Upstairs at Vitello's , The Catalina Jazz Club and the El Caballero Country Club, Fraser Entertainment Group welcomes a whole new cast of stars from Broadway, television and radio for AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY. With musical direction by Glee's Brad Ellis on Monday June 23rd, 2014 at Upstairs at Vitello's (4349 Tujunga Avenue) in Studio City, the evening will feature songs from classic Broadway shows -- CAROUSEL, CABARET, THE SECRET GARDEN, COMPANY, RAGTIME and more. (more...)

Photo Coverage: McElroy, Toro, Edelman & More Perform at NYC MuseumPhoto Coverage: McElroy, Toro, Edelman & More Perform at NYC Museum
by Adrienne Onofri - Jun 17, 2013

Broadway stars headed uptown to enhance a museum exhibit with similarly themed songs from Broadway. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Open at Saint Michael's Playhouse on June 18FIDDLER ON THE ROOF to Open at Saint Michael's Playhouse on June 18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Saint Michael's Playhouse has been producing professional theater since 1947 and is located in Colchester, Vermont minutes from downtown Burlington and Lake Champlain. For more information and tickets, visitsaintmichaelsplayhouse.org or call 802-654-2281 and www.saintmichaelsplayhouse.org (more...)

VOICES OF SWORDS to Run 8/15-9/7 at WalkerspaceVOICES OF SWORDS to Run 8/15-9/7 at Walkerspace
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

In 'Voices of Swords' by Kari Floren, the late thirties son of a woman facing heart surgery hires a forty-something personal organizer to minister to his lonely yet indomitable mother. The organizer is already struggling unsuccessfully to reunite her own family. As she is sorely tested by this job, her growing toward the light is an object lesson to Baby Boomers, whose struggles to care for dependent parents are a preoccupation of our age. The comedic drama will be presented August 15 to September 7 by Right Down Broadway Productions at Walkerspace, 46 Walker Street. Eve Brandstein directs a cast of mostly Broadway regulars including Loni Ackerman, Bob Ari, Phillip Christian, Gillien Goll, Michael McKenzie and Celia Schaefer. (more...)

Bernie Passeltiner & Christian Kohn Star in TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE at Saint Michael's Playhouse, Beg. TonightBernie Passeltiner & Christian Kohn Star in TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE at Saint Michael's Playhouse, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2013

A duo of experienced pros with extensive Broadway, regional and TV experience, Bernie Passeltiner, and Christian Kohn, will perform the powerful show TUESDAYS WITH MORRIE at the Saint Michael's Playhouse today, July 3-13. (more...)

Richard Easton, Liz Larsen and More Star in Peccadillo's LIGHT UP THE SKY Reading TonightRichard Easton, Liz Larsen and More Star in Peccadillo's LIGHT UP THE SKY Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY tonight, July 29th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) (more...)

Richard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to Star in Peccadillo's LIGHT UP THE SKY Reading TonightRichard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to Star in Peccadillo's LIGHT UP THE SKY Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY tonight, July 29th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) The evening will be directed and hosted by Christopher Hart, the son of playwright Moss Hart and actress Kitty Carlisle Hart. Featured in the cast of LIGHT UP THE SKY are Peter Cormican (Follies, The Rivalry), Charles E. Gerber ("Royal Pains," "Third Watch"), Lucy Martin (Children of a Lesser God, The Sister Rosensweig), Michael Quinlan ("Blue Bloods," Death of a Salesman w/Dustin Hoffman), Bruch Reed (Lombardi), Tony Triano (The Man Who Came to Dinner), Marisa Vitale ("Bored to Death"), and John Wernke (The Lyons, The Royal Family). (more...)

Richard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to Lead Peccadillo's Staged Reading of LIGHT UP THE SKY, TodayRichard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to Lead Peccadillo's Staged Reading of LIGHT UP THE SKY, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY, under the direction of Christopher Hart, Today, July 29 at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46 Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) The entire cast will be announced early next week. (more...)

Christopher Hart to Host & Direct Peccadillo Theater Co.'s Staged Reading of LIGHT UP THE SKY, 7/29; Richard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to StarChristopher Hart to Host & Direct Peccadillo Theater Co.'s Staged Reading of LIGHT UP THE SKY, 7/29; Richard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to Star
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY this Today, July 29th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) The evening will be hosted and directed by Christopher Hart, the son of playwright Moss Hart and actress Kitty Carlisle Hart. Featured in the cast of LIGHT UP THE SKY are Peter Cormican (Follies, The Rivalry), Charles E. Gerber ("Royal Pains," "Third Watch"), Lucy Martin (Children of a Lesser God, The Sister Rosensweig), Michael Quinlan ("Blue Bloods," Death of a Salesman w/Dustin Hoffman), Bruch Reed (Lombardi), Tony Triano (The Man Who Came to Dinner), Marisa Vitale ("Bored to Death"), and John Wernke (The Lyons, The Royal Family). (more...)

Christopher Hart to Host & Direct Peccadillo Theater Co.'s Staged Reading of LIGHT UP THE SKY, 7/29; Richard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to StarChristopher Hart to Host & Direct Peccadillo Theater Co.'s Staged Reading of LIGHT UP THE SKY, 7/29; Richard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to Star
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY this Monday, July 29th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) The evening will be hosted and directed by Christopher Hart, the son of playwright Moss Hart and actress Kitty Carlisle Hart. Featured in the cast of LIGHT UP THE SKY are Peter Cormican (Follies, The Rivalry), Charles E. Gerber ("Royal Pains," "Third Watch"), Lucy Martin (Children of a Lesser God, The Sister Rosensweig), Michael Quinlan ("Blue Bloods," Death of a Salesman w/Dustin Hoffman), Bruch Reed (Lombardi), Tony Triano (The Man Who Came to Dinner), Marisa Vitale ("Bored to Death"), and John Wernke (The Lyons, The Royal Family). (more...)

Richard Easton, Liz Larsen and More to Star in Peccadillo's LIGHT UP THE SKY Reading; Full Cast Announced!Richard Easton, Liz Larsen and More to Star in Peccadillo's LIGHT UP THE SKY Reading; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY Monday, July 29th at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46th Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) (more...)

THE SCARLET IBIS, TIMUR AND THE DIME MUSEUM and More Set for Prototype Festival's Third Season; Runs Jan 7-17THE SCARLET IBIS, TIMUR AND THE DIME MUSEUM and More Set for Prototype Festival's Third Season; Runs Jan 7-17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Beth Morrison Projects (BMP) and HERE have announced programming for the third annual PROTOTYPE: Opera/Theatre/Now festival, running January 7-17, 2015, in New York City. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Standing Room Only Productions' DEFY GRAVITY: A STEPHEN SCHWARTZ SONGBOOK is a Joyous CelebrationBWW Reviews: Standing Room Only Productions' DEFY GRAVITY: A STEPHEN SCHWARTZ SONGBOOK is a Joyous Celebration
by Nyderah Williams - Jul 21, 2014

For over four decades,Stephen Schwartz's musical career has brought to life hit musicals such as Godspell, The Baker's Wife and Wicked, as well as music in some of our favorite films such as Pocahontas, The Prince of Egypt and Enchanted. In honor and celebration of this brilliant composer, DEFY GRAVITY was conceived by Michael J. Bobbitt with musical arrangement by John Cornelius ll. Together, they have created a musical revue comprised of 28 songs which takes the audience on a journey through many of Schwartz's classics in the realm of musicals and film. (more...)

Richard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to Lead Peccadillo's Staged Reading of LIGHT UP THE SKY, 7/29Richard Easton, Liz Larsen & More to Lead Peccadillo's Staged Reading of LIGHT UP THE SKY, 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2013

Tony Award winner Richard Easton, Liz Larsen, Steve Vinovich, and Glory Crampton are set to star in The Peccadillo Theater Company's upcoming staged reading of Moss Hart's 1948 play LIGHT UP THE SKY, under the direction of Christopher Hart, Monday, July 29 at 7 PM at Theatre at St. Clement's, 423 West 46 Street (between Ninth & Tenth Ave.) The entire cast will be announced early next week. (more...)

GREASE Sing-A-Long, with Didi Conn, to Return to the Hollywood Bowl, 7/13GREASE Sing-A-Long, with Didi Conn, to Return to the Hollywood Bowl, 7/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2014

By popular demand, the Hollywood Bowl is once again transformed into the world's largest movie theater for the Grease Sing-A-Long Sunday, July 13, 2014. The show, hosted by Didi Conn ("Frenchy"), will feature the Paramount Pictures film, complete with subtitles so the whole audience can sing along. (more...)

BWW Reviews: WICKED at the Benedum CenterBWW Reviews: WICKED at the Benedum Center
by Greg Kerestan - Jan 17, 2014

After ten years at the top of its game, Stephen Schwartz's smash musical continues to defy gravity and expectations. (more...)

Ann Hampton Callaway to Join SF Gay Men's Chorus for LUSTER: AN AMERICAN SONGBOOK, 3/25-26Ann Hampton Callaway to Join SF Gay Men's Chorus for LUSTER: AN AMERICAN SONGBOOK, 3/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Today, San Francisco Gay Men's Chorus (SFGMC) Artistic Director, Dr. Timothy Seelig, announced the program for LUSTER: AN AMERICAN SONGBOOK at Davies Symphony Hall (201 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco), on Tuesday, March 25 and Wednesday, March 26, 2014 at 8 p.m. A celebration of 20th Century American music, LUSTER will feature the 300 men of the chorus and special guest Ann Hampton Callaway singing timeless classics from George Gershwin, Cole Porter, Duke Ellington and Irving Berlin. The performance will also include the world premiere of 'Tyler's Suite,' a multi-movement work created by top American composers of this century, presented in collaboration with the Tyler Clementi Foundation (TCF). Passionate about the story of Tyler Clementi, composer Stephen Schwartz selected John Bucchino, Ann Hampton Callaway, Craig Carnelia, John Corigliano, Nolan Gasser, Jake Heggie, Lance Horne, and Pamela Stewart to join him as they each created a movement for 'Tyler's Suite.' Tickets for LUSTER range in price from $25 - $75 and are available now by visiting www.SFGMC.org or by calling City Box Office at 415.392.4400. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz & Dee Dee Bridgewater to Present at Bistro Awards Honoring Ben Vereen, 3/4Stephen Schwartz & Dee Dee Bridgewater to Present at Bistro Awards Honoring Ben Vereen, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

The 29th Annual Bistro Awards gala, set to take place on Tuesday, March 4, has announced two new presenters. Stephen Schwartz, the Oscar, Tony, Grammy, and Golden Globe-winning composer/lyricist, who wrote the scores to such musicals as Pippin, Wicked, Godspell, and The Magic Show, will present Ben Vereen, the Tony Award-winning actor-singer-dancer, with the Lifetime Achievement Award. And Dee Dee Bridgewater, who recently starred as Billie Holiday in the acclaimed Off-Broadway play 'Lady Day' and who can be listened to twice weekly in her own programs on the all-jazz nonprofit radio station WBGO, will present Amy Niles, acting president and CEO of the Newark-based station, with its award. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of Transport Group's I REMEMBER MAMAPhoto Coverage: Meet the Cast of Transport Group's I REMEMBER MAMA
by Walter McBride - Feb 13, 2014

Following Transport Group's 2011 production of Queen of the Mist, the 20th Century Project continues into its second decade (1910 - 1920) with an urgent new revival of John Van Druten's beloved classic, I Remember Mama. Redefining family, time, and memory, Transport Group's production features a cast of ten veteran actresses who play all twenty-three roles. This bold reinterpretation of Van Druten's simple and honest story reveals how even the smallest and seemingly insignificant experiences of family life can silently accumulate and take our breath away.Previews begin March 16; opening is March 30. BroadwayWorld just met the cast and you can check out full photo coverage below! (more...)

FREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Transport Group's I REMEMBER MAMAFREEZE FRAME: Meet the Cast of Transport Group's I REMEMBER MAMA
by Walter McBride - Feb 12, 2014

Following Transport Group's 2011 production of Queen of the Mist, the 20th Century Project continues into its second decade (1910 - 1920) with an urgent new revival of John Van Druten's beloved classic, I Remember Mama. Redefining family, time, and memory, Transport Group's production features a cast of ten veteran actresses who play all twenty-three roles. This bold reinterpretation of Van Druten's simple and honest story reveals how even the smallest and seemingly insignificant experiences of family life can silently accumulate and take our breath away. Previews begin March 16; opening is March 30. BroadwayWorld just met the cast and you can check out a photo preview below. Check back later for full coverage! (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER's Price WaldmanTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER's Price Waldman
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2013

In this week's edition, we caught up with Price Waldman who is starring in A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder- currently playing at the Walter Kerr Theatre. (more...)

Donna McKechnie, Grover Dale and Randy Skinner Set for Steps Beyond's HEAR IT FROM THE PROS, 1/24Donna McKechnie, Grover Dale and Randy Skinner Set for Steps Beyond's HEAR IT FROM THE PROS, 1/24
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2014

Please mark your calendars for the next Steps Beyond's Artists Talk: 'Hear It From The Pros,' a discussion on working in the business of Broadway with three stars who have enjoyed successful and long-term careers. DONNA McKECHNIE, GROVER DALE, and RANDY SKINNER will share fascinating stories and information about their years on Broadway, TV, film, and cabaret, discussing how to thrive, survive, and stay relevant in a competitive and ever-changing business. The artists will also take questions, and a reception will follow. Saturday January 24, 7 PM, at Steps on Broadway, 2121 Broadway. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 LineupStephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, enters its 11th season this fall with a sparkling lineup at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room. The new season features a star-studded lineup of performers making their Bay Area Cabaret debuts, as well as the return of a few favorites. The season kicks off on Saturday, September 27, 2014 with a tribute to songwriter Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt), starring Mr. Schwartz, SNL's Ana Gasteyer, Broadway's Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. The season continues November 2 with Tony winner Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby!, Beulah, Roots) and December 7 with Andrew Lloyd Webber protege and star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera and Little Mermaid Sierra Boggess. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERAMeet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA below! (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer and More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2014 Opening Gala, 9/27Stephen Schwartz, Ana Gasteyer and More Set for Bay Area Cabaret's 2014 Opening Gala, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, launches its 11th season this fall at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room with an Opening Night Gala celebrating the work of songwriter/composer Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt). The evening will feature two on-stage interviews with Mr. Schwartz by ASCAP's Director of Musical Theatre Michael Kerker, and performances by Saturday Night Live's Ana Gasteyer, who performed the role of 'Elphaba' in Wicked on Broadway, and by two masterful interpreters of Schwartz' work, Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. Bay Area Cabaret's Opening Night Gala Tribute to Stephen Swartz will take place 8 pm, Saturday, September 27, 2014 at the Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street, atop Nob Hill, San Francisco. (more...)

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