News About 42nd Street at Goodspeed Musicals
Goodspeed Musicals Announces 2022 Season
October 28, 2021
In a return to producing full-scale musicals at the iconic Goodspeed Opera House, Goodspeed Musicals has announced four productions for the Tony Award-winning theatre’s 2022 season
World Premiere of CHEEK TO CHEEK: IRVING BERLIN IN HOLLYWOOD to be Presented by The York Theatre Company
September 13, 2021
The York Theatre Company in association with Riki Kane Larimer, will present the world premiere of Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood, a song and dance celebration featuring the music and lyrics of the legendary Irving Berlin, with book by Barry Kleinbort, music direction by David Hancock Turner, and directed by Randy Skinner.
Kate Rockwell, J. Harrison Ghee, Natascia Diaz, Emily Skinner, Kendra Kassenbaum and More Will Lead The Muny's 2021 Summer Season
June 14, 2021
After what will be a 23-month intermission, The Muny's 103rd season will open with the Muny premiere of Smokey Joe's Cafe, followed by The Sound of Music, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, On Your Feet! and Chicago.
Rhinebeck Writers Retreat to Host Residencies for 23 Writers of Nine New Musicals
May 26, 2021
Celebrating its 10th anniversary, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host nine weeklong in-person residencies for 23 musical theatre writers of nine new musicals between June 27 and August 29. Writers include Tony-nominee Beth Malone, Emily Saliers of Indigo Girls; Jonathan Larson winners Avi Amon, Sara Cooper, Ty Defoe, and Anna Jacobs and more.
Rashidra Scott, Alysha Umphress, Nicholas Ward & More Join Goodspeed Virtual Gala Concert Event
September 22, 2020
Goodspeed Musicals has announced Shakin' the Blues Away: A Virtual Gala Concert for Goodspeed. The exciting online event will premiere October 29, 2020. This gala concert benefitting the two-time Tony Award-winning theater will feature stars of Goodspeed and Broadway performing beloved songs from classic musicals.
Veteran Broadway GM Nathan Gehan Opens New Firm ShowTown Theatricals
September 08, 2020
Broadway general manager Nathan Gehan has announced the opening of his own general management firm, ShowTown Theatricals.
Theater Resources Unlimited Announces July Panel via Zoom
July 15, 2020
Theater Resources Unlimited will present the July Panel Adapt and Survive: How the Arts Are Outwitting COVID on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 via Zoom. Networking begins at 7pm and the panel starts at 7:30pm.
Erin Mackey, Branch Fields And Loretta Ables Sayre to Lead SOUTH PACIFIC at Goodspeed Musicals
March 11, 2020
Broadway's Erin Mackey will lead Rodgers and Hammerstein's South Pacific at Goodspeed Musicals'. The production begins April 17 will run through June 28 at The Goodspeed.
York Theatre Company Will Present The World Premiere Of CHEEK TO CHEEK: IRVING BERLIN IN HOLLYWOOD
February 10, 2020
The York Theatre Company will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Cheek to Cheek: Irving Berlin in Hollywood, a song and dance celebration featuring the music and lyrics of the legendary Irving Berlin, with book by Barry Kleinbort (13 Things About Ed Carpolotti) and music direction by David Hancock Turner (York's Desperate Measures), directed and choreographed by four-time Tony Award nominee Randy Skinner (42nd Street, Dames at Sea, Irving Berlin's White Christmas, and Ain't Broadway Grand). Performances begin Friday, April 17, 2020 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, May 17, 2020 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is set for Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 6:45 p.m. Cast and creative team will be announced shortly.
2020 Johnny Mercer Writers Colony At Goodspeed Participants Announced
January 15, 2020
In what has become an annual ritual, a total of 40 established and emerging composers, lyricists, and librettists will converge on the Goodspeed campus from mid-January through mid-February 2020 to participate in the Johnny Mercer Foundation Writers Colony at Goodspeed Musicals. The writing teams, representing 15 new musicals, will populate the campus, creating a truly exciting environment for discovery and inspiration.
The Muny Announces 2020 Season Creative Teams
January 08, 2020
The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny.
ANNIE At Ogunquit Playhouse To Feature Sally Struthers. Angie Schworer and More
November 14, 2019
The Music Hall and Ogunquit Playhouse have announced the cast and creative team of the beloved musical Annie, on stage November 27 through December 22 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.
Robert Cuccioli, Matt Gibson and More Announced in Casting of Goodspeed's A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL
November 01, 2019
Goodspeed Musicals has announced this year's cast of A Connecticut Christmas Carol - the musical treat infused with Connecticut flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Perfect for the holidays, A Connecticut Christmas Carol, the family-friendly take on the Dickens classic, will return to The Terris Theatre December 4 - 28, 2019. This production is supported in part by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Masonicare at Chester Village and GKN Aerospace Services Structures Corporation.
WHAT Announces Cast Of WRINKLES, THE MUSICAL
October 08, 2019
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater presents a fully staged production of Wrinkles, the Musical. With book and lyrics by Wilderness Sarchild and Naomi Turner, Wrinkles, the Musical is directed by Dani Davis and runs October 18-27, with performances at 7:30 p.m.
Video: Get A First Look At Goodspeed Musicals' BILLY ELLIOT
September 17, 2019
Sometimes being brave means being yourself! This fall Goodspeed Musicals' production of Billy Elliot The Musical will spark with infectious energy. This tour-de-force of dance based on the British movie of the same name, will run September 13 a?' November 24 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be October 2, 2019].