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Andrew Abrams

 
Bio:
Andrew Abrams has worked Off-Broadway, regionally and on tour as a professional director, musical director, conductor, composer and Equity actor. Off-Broadway: Pirates of Penzance(New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players). Tours: Cinderella (with Eartha Kitt), State Fair (with John Davidson), Cabaret ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Andrew Abrams has worked Off-Broadway, regionally and on tour as a professional director, musical director, conductor, composer and Equity actor. Off-Broadway: Pirates of Penzance(New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players). Tours: Cinderella (with Eartha Kitt), State Fair (with John Davidson), Cabaret ... (read complete bio)
 

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Andrew Abrams Biography

Andrew Abrams has worked Off-Broadway, regionally and on tour as a professional director, musical director, conductor, composer and Equity actor. Off-Broadway: Pirates of Penzance(New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players). Tours: Cinderella (with Eartha Kitt), State Fair (with John Davidson), Cabaret (with Andrea McCardle), Kiss of the Spider Woman, Fiddler on the Roof (with Theodore Bikel); Regionally: Between the Lines (Luna Stage), Masterclass (with Rosemary Prinz), Mikado (Theatre Virginia) and numerous others. Andrew holds a Bachelor of Music degree from UW-Madison and a Master of Arts, in Musical Theatre, from University of London-Goldsmiths. He is also a graduate of the advanced year of the BMI Musical Theatre Writing Workshop in New York City where he wrote "But I'm a Cheerleader, the Musical" which had a reading in London in December, 2013 directed by Tony-Award winner Jerry Mitchell and starring Hannah Waddingham. This show previously headlined the New York Musical Theatre Festival in September 2005. Andrew has also worked as a vocal coach, voice teacher, and Acting through Song coach at NYU, New York Film Academy, AMDA, Mountview Academy (in London), Hostra University and privately in New York City and Madison. Andrew@CapitalCityTheatre.org




Andrew Abrams News

BWW Review: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 at Four Winds Farm For Capital  Photo BWW Review: NATASHA, PIERRE & THE GREAT COMET OF 1812 at Four Winds Farm For Capital City Theatre
by Angie Stanton - Jun 14, 2022

What did our critic think? Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 is not your typical musical. It is an immersive, emotional, raucous ride that I was thrilled to have witnessed. It is not, to say the least, your typical musical. In fact, it is an electro pop opera featuring a mix of rock, pop, soul, electronic dance music and classic Broadway.

BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL Extends At The Turbine Photo BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL Extends At The Turbine
by Stephi Wild - Apr 1, 2022

After a successful premier in February where it received rave reviews, the 1990s queer- culture classic musical is extending its run at The Turbine Theatre. Following a short closure to make some necessary changes for its future life, But I'm A Cheerleader will run until Sunday 8 May.

Photos: First Look at BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL Photo Photos: First Look at BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2022

Paul Taylor-Mills & Bill Kenwright, in association with Adam Bialow, by special arrangement with LIONSGATE are presenting But I’m A Cheerleader: The Musical, based on the LIONSGATE motion picture, directed and story by Jamie Babbit and screenplay by Brian Wayne Peterson.

BWW Review: BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL, Turbine Theatre Photo BWW Review: BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL, Turbine Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Feb 24, 2022

But I’m A Cheerleader: The Musical has a long history; based on the 1999 cult film, the musical was first workshopped at the New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2005, where it picked up the Audience Award for Best New Musical. London got its first glimpse in 2019 at MTFestUK in a showcase for new musicals and it has now opened in a blaze of bubblegum pink at Battersea’s Turbine Theatre.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for the World Premiere of BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER
by Taylor Brethauer-Hamling - Feb 9, 2022

Paul Taylor-Mills & Bill Kenwright, in association with Adam Bialow, by special arrangement with LIONSGATE will present But I’m A Cheerleader: The Musical, based on the LIONSGATE motion picture, directed and story by Jamie Babbit and screenplay by Brian Wayne Peterson.

BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL Sets Full Cast Photo BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL Sets Full Cast
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022

Grabbing the pom-poms and playing the high school senior who just loves cheerleading, Megan Williams, will be Alice Croft. The rest of the cast is completed by Oliver Brooks (Dad/Larry), Edward Chitticks (Jared/Rock), Damon Gould (André), Tiffany Graves (Mary Brown), Jodie Jacobs (Mom/Lloyd), Lemuel Knights (Mike), Evie Rose Lane (Graham), Harry Singh (Jalal), Jodie Steele (Kimberly/Hilary), Aaron Teoh (Dolph) and Kia-Paris Walcott (Sinead).

THE FOREST Leads February's Top 10 New London Shows Photo THE FOREST Leads February's Top 10 New London Shows
by Marianka Swain - Jan 29, 2022

London is never short of temptations, whether splashy West End shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. From Florian Zeller’s latest to a starry Shakespeare and thrilling art duel, here are some of this month’s most eye-catching openings. Don’t forget to check back for BroadwayWorld’s reviews, interviews and features!

BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL Will Be Performed at the Turbine Theatre in 2022 Photo BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER: THE MUSICAL Will Be Performed at the Turbine Theatre in 2022
by Stephi Wild - Nov 29, 2021

¬†But I‚Äôm A Cheerleader: The Musical, based on the LIONSGATE¬ģ motion picture, is directed and story by¬†Jamie Babbit¬†and screenplay by¬†Brian Wayne Peterson. First presented as part of MTFestUK 2019, this will be the first fully commissioned musical discovered at the new musical festival, to be presented on stage.

WORLD GOES 'ROUND to Open Capital City Theatre's 2021-22 Season Photo WORLD GOES 'ROUND to Open Capital City Theatre's 2021-22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 14, 2021

The World Goes 'Round will open Capital City Theatre's 2021-22 season. Andrew Abrams (Artistic Director) and Gail Becker (Managing Director) are working with Overture Center in Madison, WI to bring live and covid-safe Regional Theatre back to Madison, WI.

Broadway Catch Up: July 2 - Patti LuPone, Telly Leung, Ali Stroker, and More! Photo Broadway Catch Up: July 2 - Patti LuPone, Telly Leung, Ali Stroker, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 2, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including Patti LuPone, Telly Leung, Ali Stroker, and more!

Andrew Abrams Videos

VIDEO: Telly Leung Sings 'Wrestling' From BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER - THE MUSICAL VideoVIDEO: Telly Leung Sings 'Wrestling' From BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER - THE MUSICAL
by Stage Tube - Jul 1, 2020

A new video has been released of Telly Leung performing 'Wrestling' from But I'm A Cheerleader - The Musical!


Andrew Abrams Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Andrew Abrams written?
Andrew Abrams has written 1 shows including But I'm a Cheerleader (Composer).