Jennifer Apple, Drew Elhamalawy & More to Lead THE BUBBLE Industry Reading

This explosive new musical by Janine McGuire and Arri Lawton Simon pulses with energy, urgency, and hope for a more peaceful world. 

Broadway Grosses: Week Ending 5/28/23

On Tuesday, March 28th, two private industry presentations will be held in New York City for The Bubble, a new musical based on the acclaimed Israeli film of the same name.

The Bubble tells the story of Noam, a disillusioned Israeli soldier, and Ashraf, a closeted Palestinian man, who fall in love amidst the bohemian energy of 2000s-era Tel Aviv, with the tragic conflict between their people as the backdrop. Based upon the popular film by Eytan Fox and Gal Uchovsky, this explosive new musical by Janine McGuire and Arri Lawton Simon pulses with energy, urgency, and hope for a more peaceful world.

Director Joe Barros (New York Theatre Barn, Gigi) leads a cast of 11 including Jennifer Apple (The Band's Visit), Shira Averbuch ("Am I Beautiful?"), Yair Ben-Dor (Prayer for the French Republic), Drew Elhamalawy (Sticks & Stones), Mara Jill Herman (We Are Here: Songs From The Holocaust), Diego Lucano (School of Rock), Danny Kornfeld (Harmony), Ahmad Maksoud (The Band's Visit), Sahar Milani (Hound Dog), Louis Sallan (Emma-Guthrie), and Bryce Colby Vaewsorn (Escape to Margaritaville). Music Director Andy Roninson (Soviet Rebel Girl) leads a six-piece band. General Management is by Tom Smedes and Heather Shields of Clearview Theatricals.

The Bubble has been developed/incubated at The BMI Musical Theatre Workshop, The Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellowship, Goodspeed Musicals, The Johnny Mercer Writers Grove, New York Theatre Barn, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, and The York Theatre, and has received honors from The Kurt Weill Foundation, NAMT, The O'Neill NTMC, The Relentless Award, and a concert presentation in 54 Below's New Writers series. The Bubble was formerly developed under the title Borders.


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Leading Media, Entertainment, and Broadway Law Firms Merge

Klaris Law, a boutique media, entertainment, technology, and intellectual property firm based in New York, announced today that Nevin Law Group, Broadway's go-to production law practice, will join its team. Nevin Law Group Founder Doug Nevin is named partner and head of the newly-formed Theater and Live Events department at Klaris. 

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosting 21 Award-winning Musical Theatre Writers For Fully-funded Summer Residencies

For its 13th summer, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat is hosting 21 award-winning musical theatre writers of nine new musicals for nine consecutive weeklong residencies between June 25 and August 27.

Theater Resources Unlimited to Present Virtual Fundraiser TRUSPEAK... HEAR OUR VOICES!

Theater Resources Unlimited will present a virtual evening of awareness featuring five short new plays that speak to social issues that affect us all.

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