Urban Cowboy

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Broadhurst Theatre (New York, NY)
235 W. 44th St.
New York, NY
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Two hours and 30 minutes with one intermission
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Boz Scaggs to Perform at Capitol Center for the Arts, 10/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Boz Scaggs makes his first appearance at Concord's Capitol Center for the Arts on Sunday, October 19, at 7:30pm. Tickets start at $54.50 and are available now at the Box Office, located at 44 South Main Street, Concord, NH, online at ccanh.com, or via phone at 603-225-1111. (more...)

Nicholas Dromard, Keith Hines, Hayden Milanes and Drew Seeley to Star in JERSEY BOYS in San Diego, 10/21-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Casting has been announced for the San Diego engagement of the Tony, Grammy and Olivier Award-winning hit musical JERSEY BOYS, the story of Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, playing at The San Diego Civic Theatre from October 21-26. The cast of JERSEY BOYS will be led by Nicolas Dromard (Tommy DeVito), Keith Hines (Nick Massi), Hayden Milanes (Frankie Valli) and Drew Seeley (Bob Gaudio) as The Four Seasons, with Barry Anderson and Thomas Fiscella. (more...)

Manhattan Concert Productions to Bring PARADE to Avery Fisher Hall on 2/16; Jason Robert Brown to Conduct
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

The TONY Award-winning score of PARADE will be brought to life for one night only at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, February 16, 2015. Recent TONY-nominee Jason Robert Brown will be at the helm to conduct a star-studded cast and full chorus as Music Director. (more...)

Katie Rose Clarke and Adam Halpin Star in Long Wharf Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Running Now thru 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, will present The Last Five Years, written and composed by Jason Robert Brown, from tonight, May 7 through June 1, 2014 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre. (more...)

Joey Calveri, Jenn Collela and More Set for WAT Project's Staged Reading of 1959 PINK THUNDERBIRD, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Working Artists Theatre Project, in collaboration with the David Lynch Foundation, presents a staged play reading benefit of James McLure's companion comedies Lone Star and Laundry and Bourbon under the title 1959 Pink Thunderbird, featuring a cast of Broadway talent. All proceeds will benefit the Operation Warrior Wellness Project in teaching War Veterans with PTSD Transcendental Meditation. (more...)

Lexy Fridell, Steven Weber and More Star in THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN at the Wallis This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents The Trumpet of the Swan, A Novel Symphony for Actors and Orchestra, adapted by Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman from E.B. White's timeless children's novel, with music by Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown. Norman and Brown are also currently represented on Broadway with the new musical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County. (more...)

Marsha Norman and Jason Robert Brown's THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN Comes to the Wallis This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents The Trumpet of the Swan, A Novel Symphony for Actors and Orchestra, adapted by Marsha Norman from E.B. White's timeless children's novel, with music by composer, Jason Robert Brown. Norman and Brown are also currently represented on Broadway with the new musical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County. The Trumpet of the Swan, part of the Jack Elliott Family Concert Series, runs for a limited engagement, this weekend, May 2 - 4, 2014 at the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

Aaron Krohn Joins 1959 PINK THUNDERBIRD Benefit for David Lynch Foundation, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

Working Artists Theatre Project, in collaboration with the David Lynch Foundation, presents a staged play reading benefit of James McLure's companion comedies Lone Star and Laundry and Bourbon under the title '1959 Pink Thunderbird', featuring a cast of Broadway talent. All proceeds will benefit the Operation Warrior Wellness Project in teaching War Veterans with PTSD Transcendental Meditation. (more...)

AXS TV Celebrates Charlie Daniels, as the Icon Sits Down with Dan Rather and Plays a Special Concert for First- Responders on Saturday, May 24
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

LOS ANGELES, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Southern style comes to AXS TV this Memorial Day weekend, as the home of live music events presents a special evening with country icon Charlie Daniels. The night begins with an all-new episode of THE BIG INTERVIEW, hosted by legendary newsman Dan Rather, at 9pE, discussing Daniels' legendary life and career. Then, immediately after, tune in at 10pE for the annual 'Volunteer Jam Featuring The Charlie Daniels Band,' a benefit concert for America's soldiers and first- responders. (more...)

At the Helm! BWW Rounds Up This Season's Broadway Directors
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 9, 2014

Broadway stars might boast the biggest fan-bases, but without their directors, the vehicle driving their talents could easily swerve off the tracks. Keeping the runaway train at bay are season's bold Broadway 'conductors'. Scroll down to learn more about this season's intrepid and imaginative leaders! (more...)

Boz Scaggs to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Grammy Award winner, former Steve Miller Band guitarist and current member of super-group, The Dukes of September (featuring Donald Fagen and Michael McDonald), Boz Scaggs will be in concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, May 15, at 8 p.m. This special event includes an open bar and tastings courtesy of Whole Foods Marketing of Danbury beginning at 7:15 p.m. for all ticket holders. He is perhaps best known for his artistry as a singer, songwriter and guitarist and for his multi-Platinum hits 'Lowdown,' which won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, 'Lido Shuffle,' 'What Can I Say' and the ballad 'We're All Alone,' which became a worldwide hit for Rita Coolidge. With Memphis, his first studio album in five years, Scaggs looks back to his roots -- musically and biographically. 'Rainy Night in Georgia', 'Corinna Corinna' and 'Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl' are featured classics. A casual listen to the Boz Scaggs discography makes one thing obvious: He is both a musical seeker and a man of sizable talent with explorations in blues and R&B, rock and jazz, which have produced lasting work and an acclaimed career with an enduring respect among musicians. The Bar and Grille on 7 will pour a free glass of house wine with dinner the night of this show when tickets are presented. This event is part of the Xfinity Rock Series, No.?109 Cheese & Wine Art, Wine and Jazz Series?and is underwritten by AcousticMusic.org. (more...)

Photos and Video: Meet the Full Company of IF/THEN, Beginning Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 4, 2014

IF/THEN, starring Idina Menzel (aka 'Adele Dazeem'), begins previews tomorrow, March 5, and officially opens on March 30 at Broadway's Richard Rodgers Theatre (226 West 46th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the full cast, plus watch interviews and footage of the company performing in last month's NYC fan concert of the musical! (more...)

THE LAST FIVE YEARS Runs 4/10-19 at Winchester Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

The Last Five Years is a cult favorite musical written and composed by Tony award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Urban Cowboy). The show is running at the enchanting Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester Street, April 10-12, and 17-19 with doors at 7:30pm and curtain at 8:00pm. Tickets are available for $25 at http://thelastfiveyears.brownpapertickets.com/ and $30 at the door. (more...)

BWW's In-Depth Look at the 2014 TONY AWARD Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 9, 2014

Today, BWW takes an in-depth look at the newly minted winners of theater's most prestigous award! (more...)

BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Jason Robert Brown Wins Tony for Best Score
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 8, 2014

Jason Robert Brown won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Original Score Written for the Theatre for THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. Jason Robert Brown was nominated both for Best Score and Best Orchestrations for his work on The Bridges of Madison County this year. He won a Tony Award for Parade in 1999 and was nominated for Urban Cowboy in 2003, both in the Best Score category. (more...)

BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's Jason Robert Brown Wins Tony for Best Orchestrations
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 8, 2014

Jason Robert Brown won the 2014 Tony for Best Orchestrations for THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. Jason Robert Brown was nominated both for Best Score and Best Orchestrations for his work on THE BRIDGES OF MADISON County this year. He won a Tony Award for PARADE in 1999 and was nominated for Urban Cowboy in 2003, both in the Best Score category. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Headed to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2014

Jason Robert Brown says that Honeymoon in Vegas will be coming to Broadway...soon! However, no dates have been confirmed. (more...)

BWW TV: BRIDGES' Jason Robert Brown on Taking the 2014 Tony for Best Original Score, Orchestrations
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2014

As announced earlier this evening, Jason Robert Brown won the 2014 Tony Awards for Best Original Score and Best Orchestrations for THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY. BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge was in the press room to catch up with the winner on what the award means to him - hear what Brown had to say below! (more...)

Usdan to Welcome Nikki M. James, Natalie Joy Johnson & More During 47th Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts, the renowned Long Island summer arts day camp now beginning its 47th season on June 30, will feature award-winning professional artists of music, dance and theater on its unique 'Festival Concerts' series. The daily performances give its 1600 students ages 6-18 major exposure to the best of the arts. (more...)

THE ENSEMBLIST Podcast Strips Down BROADWAY BARES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

Mo Brady and Nikka Graff Lanzarone announce the release of The Ensemblist's 25th episode: "Broadway Bares." (more...)

Breaking News+ Video: Jason Robert Brown's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS to Open on Broadway This Fall!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2014

It's been announced, predicted and rumored and now it appears to be near official that Jason Robert Brown's Honeymoon in Vegas will be coming to Broadway this Fall. In a New York Times report on the closing of AFTER MIDNIGHT at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, they note that next up is said to be Honeymoon in Vegas, though dates are not yet confirmed. (more...)

Michelle DeJean, Kevin Cooney, Michael Tapley & More to Lead TUTS' THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced the cast of The Best Little W...house In Texas, playing July 15 - 20 for TUTS' 47th consecutive year of offering free musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

TUTS Announces Cast of THE BEST LITTLE WHOREHOUSE IN TEXAS - Michelle DeJean, Kevin Cooney and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) is proud to announce the cast of The Best Little W…house In Texas, playing June 15 - 20 for TUTS' 47th consecutive year of offering free musical theatre at Miller Outdoor Theatre. (more...)

Monty Python's SPAMALOT to Open 7/29 at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Join the quest for the Holy Grail July 29-August 3 with Monty Python's Spamalot. Based on the classic film comedy "Monty Python and the Holy Grail," Spamalot is the award-winning Broadway musical that took the Tony Awards by storm in 2005. (more...)

Justin Greer Teaches ACTING THE MUSICAL MOMENT at Usdan
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

Justin Greer, whose long list of Broadway credits includes Shrek the Musical, Seussical, Urban Cowboy, Annie, The Producers, Annie Get Your Gun and Anything Goes, has co-created, with Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts' Theater Dept. Chair Jim Incorvaia, a four-day workshop titled "Acting the Musical Moment." Taught to Usdan's senior theater majors, the workshop focuses on the intersection of acting and singing. (more...)

Ocean Professional Theatre Presents SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Through July 19
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Ocean Professional Theatre Company presents Singin' In the Rain, running July 10th through July 19th and starring Colin Cahill, Guy Mannick, Gabi Stapula and Hilary Werthmann. The show plays the Bengal Auditorium, 180 Bengal Blvd. Barnegat NJ, 2 pm, July 10, 13 16 and 17th and 8 pm July 10, 11, 12, 17, 18 and 19th. (more...)

Mickey Gilley Performs at Gilley's Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-B-Que, Now thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2014

The original Urban Cowboy Mickey Gilley will bring his country hits to the establishment bearing his name – Gilley's Saloon, Dance Hall & Bar-b-Que – tonight, January 29 through February 1 at 7:30 p.m. each evening. (more...)

Jeff Blumenkrantz's MONTH UPON A TIME World Premiere Set for 54 Below, 2/12
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

For one night only, Tony-Nominated composer (Urban Cowboy, 'I Won't Mind') and actor (Murder for Two) Jeff Blumenkrantz presents the world premiere performance of his song cycle Month Upon a Time next Wednesday, February 12, at 9:30PM at 54 Below. (more...)

Tony Nominee Sally Mayes Comes to the Lyric Stage, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2014

Join Lyric Stage for a special evening of song from Tony Award nominee Sally Mayes on Tuesday, February 11 at 8 PM at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. (more...)

In Honor of 'BRIDGES' on Broadway, BWW Highlights Jason Robert Brown's Best
by BWW Special Coverage - Feb 16, 2014

In honor of THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY's opening on Broadway this week, BroadwayWorld decided to highlight Tony- and Drama Desk Award-winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown's body of work. Scroll down to learn more about Brown's musicals, watch songs and highlights, and be sure to let us know your favorite Jason Robert Brown show or song! (more...)

Jeff Blumenkrantz's MONTH UPON A TIME World Premiere Set for 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

For one night only, Tony-Nominated composer (Urban Cowboy, 'I Won't Mind') and actor (Murder for Two) Jeff Blumenkrantz presents the world premiere performance of his song cycle Month Upon a Time tonight, February 12, at 9:30PM at 54 Below. (more...)

Tony Nominee Sally Mayes Comes to the Lyric Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Join Lyric Stage for a special evening of song from Tony Award nominee Sally Mayes tonight, February 11 at 8 PM at the Irving Arts Center's Dupree Theater, 3333 N. MacArthur Blvd. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits - JERSEY BOYS
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 31, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. The craziness is almost upon us, but 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 JERSEY BOYS below! (more...)

Staged! to Present PARADE by Jason Robert Brown, 9/20-10/12
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Staged! and Tony Award-winning Broadway composer Jason Robert Brown go way back. For the past three years the company has been delighting musical theatre audiences with top-notch production of the composer's work and has the awards and accolades to show for it. This time, Staged! presents JRB's dark and ambitious musical Parade, September 20 through October 12. A dark and compelling look at American justice and racism, Parade won two Tony Awards for its sweeping score and powerful message. (more...)

Karla Garcia, Albert Guerzon, Paul Heesang Miller & More Set to Take Part in Blake Whyte Music Festival on 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

The 1st Annual Blake Whyte Music Festival is Sunday, Sept.7 at 7 pm at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, 405 West 55th St. Actor/Singer/Songwriter Blake Whyte (Wicked, Mamma Mia!) is presenting an evening of World Premiere Music and Dance, Collaborating with Six Different Choreographers. For tickets, visit: blakewhyte.com (more...)

Taylor Beyer and More to Star in TUTS Underground's REEFER MADNESS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Mary Jane and friends are coming to town! TUTS Underground is taking you on a hilarious, psychedelic journey through Reefer Madness, Sept. 25 - Oct. 5 in Zilkha Hall at The Hobby Center. Inspired by the classic 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film, this tongue-in-cheek musical follows the hysterical downward spiral that arises when a group of clean-cut kids fall prey to the dreaded marijuana, and we're here to tell you who those crazy kids are. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits -MAMMA MIA!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 20, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With 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 MAMMA MIA! below! (more...)

Edward James Olmos & Grant Goodeve Star in HOUSE OF THE RIGHTEOUS
by Movies News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Family entertainment network INSP is pleased to present, “House of the Righteous,” the latest program in its critically-acclaimed and award-winning MOMENTS.org series. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Hits- KINKY BOOTS!
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 15, 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 KINKY BOOTS below! (more...)

Berkeley Rep to Open 47th Season with AN AUDIENCE WITH MEOW MEOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Berkeley Rep opens its 47th season this September with An Audience with Meow Meow, a musical play of gargantuan proportions starring international superstar Meow Meow. (more...)

Lexy Fridell, Steven Weber and More to Star in THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN at the Wallis, 5/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents The Trumpet of the Swan, A Novel Symphony for Actors and Orchestra, adapted by Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman from E.B. White's timeless children's novel, with music by Tony Award-winning composer, Jason Robert Brown. Norman and Brown are also currently represented on Broadway with the new musical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County. (more...)

Drew Starlin, Julia Krohn & More to Lead TUTS Underground's HANDS ON A HARDBODY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

TUTS Underground will stage the Texas Premiere of Hands On A Hardbody, June 12-22 at Zilkha Hall at The Hobby Center. (more...)

2014 Tony Nominees React - Jason Robert Brown - 'It's a Complicated Day'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

Jason Robert Brown, Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre and Best Orchestrations for The Bridges of Madison County (more...)

2014 Tony Awards Special - The Nominees React
by BWW Special Coverage - Apr 29, 2014

We're talking to this year's nominees ALL day from BWW's Tony Awards 'war room' - keep checking back for live updates! (more...)

Working Artists Theatre Project & The David Lynch Foundation to Present Reading of 1959 PINK THUNDERBIRD, 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Working Artists Theatre Project, in collaboration with the David Lynch Foundation, presents a staged play reading benefit of James McLure's companion comedies Lone Star and Laundry and Bourbon under the title 1959 Pink Thunderbird featuring a cast of Broadway talent. All proceeds will benefit the Operation Warrior Wellness Project in teaching War Veterans with PTSD Transendental Meditation. (more...)

Twitter Watch: Jason Robert Brown Will Conduct THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY on Broadway Tomorrow Night
by BWW Staff - Apr 21, 2014

On Twitter Watch, Jason Robert Brown wrote 'Hey people, guess what! I'm conducting @BridgesBroadway tomorrow (Tuesday) night at 7 pm! Come say hi!' (more...)

CMT & Award-Winning Filmmakers Partner on New Documentaries
by TV News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

CMT is making good on its promise to create a News & Docs division with an impressive slate of inaugural projects in development from critically acclaimed and award-winning producers including Ridley Scott and Morgan Spurlock, among others. (more...)

Katie Rose Clarke and Adam Halpin to Star in Long Wharf Theatre's THE LAST FIVE YEARS, Running 5/7-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Gordon Edelstein and Managing Director Joshua Borenstein, will present The Last Five Years, written and composed by Jason Robert Brown, from May 7 through June 1, 2014 on the Claire Tow Stage in the C. Newton Schenck III Theatre. (more...)

Marsha Norman and Jason Robert Brown's THE TRUMPET OF THE SWAN Comes to the Wallis, 5/2-4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts presents The Trumpet of the Swan, A Novel Symphony for Actors and Orchestra, adapted by Marsha Norman from E.B. White's timeless children's novel, with music by composer, Jason Robert Brown. Norman and Brown are also currently represented on Broadway with the new musical adaptation of The Bridges of Madison County. The Trumpet of the Swan, part of the Jack Elliott Family Concert Series, runs for a limited engagement, May 2 - 4, 2014 at the Bram Goldsmith Theater. (more...)

THE LAST FIVE YEARS Runs Now thru 4/19 at Winchester Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

The Last Five Years is a cult favorite musical written and composed by Tony award winner Jason Robert Brown (Parade, Urban Cowboy). The show is running at the enchanting Winchester Street Theatre, 80 Winchester Street, today, April 10-12, and 17-19 with doors at 7:30pm and curtain at 8:00pm. Tickets are available for $25 at http://thelastfiveyears.brownpapertickets.com/ and $30 at the door. (more...)

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