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Video: Cast & Director Matthew Penn On Barrington Stage's 10x10 Play Festival

Watch a discussion about the artistic process of producing Barrington Stage's annual 10 minute play festival - featuring director Matthew Penn and cast members Peggy Pharr Wilson, Matt Neely and Robert Zukerman.

Plays, Playwrights & Casts Set for Barrington Stage Company's 10X10 New Play Festival

Barrington Stage Company presents the Award-Winning 10X10 New Play Festival this winter. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Goodspeed to Present New Works at the 18th Annual Festival of New Musicals

Goodspeed Musicals has announced a Festival of New Musicals taking place in January. Stay tuned for exciting new productions and performances!

New Musical LETTERS TO THE PRESIDENT Will Hold Industry Presentation

New American Musical Event, Letters to the President will hold invited industry presentations on December 7th and 8th, 2023, at Open Jar Studios.

Lauren Gunderson to be Honored at the 41st William Inge Theatre Festival

Playwright Lauren Gunderson will be honored with the Distinguished Achievement in the American Theatre Award at the 41st William Inge Theatre Festival. Join us from April 18-20, 2024, as we celebrate Gunderson's contributions to the American theater.

David Yazbek, ANOTHER OPENING, ANOTHER DEBUT!, and More to Play 54 Below Next Week

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club and 2022 Tony Awards Honoree for Excellence in the Theatre, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work.

Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May

Next month, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.

Ari Afsar, Asmeret Ghebremichael & More to Star in JEANETTE: THE MUSICAL at 54 Below

54 BELOW will present Jeannette: The Musical on May 17, 2023 at 9:30pm.


Duende Productions will present the New York Premiere of Emilie; La Marquise du Châtelet Defends Her Life Tonight by Lauren Gunderson at The Flea Theater April 6-30. 

THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY is Coming to Capital Stage This Holiday Season

Capital Stage will bring the return of Jane Austen's Pride & Prejudice beloved characters with our Holiday Production of THE WICKHAMS: CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY. Capital Stage's Co-founding member, Peter Mohrmann, will direct the second installment of Lauren Gunderson and Margot Melcon’s CHRISTMAS AT PEMBERLEY series.

Hoy se estrena LILO MI AMIGO EL COCODRILO en cines

La película musical con canciones de Pasek y Paul (DEAR EVAN HANSEN) cuentan con el doblaje de Miguel Antelo (castellano) y Jan Forrellat (catalán).

Review Roundup: Shawn Mendes Sings Pasek & Paul in LYLE, LYLE CROCODILE Movie Musical

Best known for their work on Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land, and The Greatest Showman, Pasek and Paul have written new original songs performed by Shawn Mendes, Javier Bardem, and Constance Wu, with contributions from Mendes, Ari Afsar, Emily Gardner Xu Hall, Mark Sonnenblick, and Joriah Kwamé.

Jenn Colella, Gavin Creel, Marilyn Maye & More to be Featured in Eugene O'Neill Theater Center 58th Summer Season

The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center has announced its 2022 summer season, which features the return of some beloved in-person public events put on pause during the virtual and hybrid seasons of 2020 and 2021. 

BWW Review: BOY: A NEW MUSICAL Premieres at SDMT Stage with A Concert Fundraiser

“boy: a new musical” made it's stage debut in a concert fundraiser at SDMT stage on Monday, May 16th. “boy: a new musical” is still in the development stage, and the concert was a fundraiser to help them continue to work on the show and present it to industry professionals in New York. 

BWW Interview: Jonathan Sangster Talks Creating BOY: A NEW MUSICAL and its Concert Fundraiser at SDMT Stage

Interview with Jonathan Sangster book writer, conceiver, and co-lyrist of 'boy: a new musical' on creating the show, his talented cast, and the concert fundraiser Monday, May 16th at the SDMT Stage.

BWW Interview: Brandon Contreras Discusses the World Premiere of BHANGIN' IT: A BANGIN' NEW MUSICAL

BHANGIN’ IT: A BANGIN’ NEW MUSICAL is bringing a new perspective on culture, identity, and dance to the La Jolla Playhouse stage.  Brandon Contreras, who plays Billy in this show, his favorite part of playing Billy, and what it’s like working on a world premiere musical. BHANGIN’ IT: A BANGIN’ NEW MUSICAL is playing at the La Jolla Playhouse through April 17th, 2022

Prologue Theatre to Present Lauren Gunderson's THE REVOLUTIONISTS

Prologue Theatre is returning to the Atlas Performing Arts Center April 28 - May 22, 2022 with The Revolutionists, Lauren Gunderson's dive into the French Revolution and Reign of Terror telling the tale of four very real women. It is a true story that is also fiction, and also a play about a play.

Photos: First Look at the World Premiere of BHANGIN' IT at La Jolla Playhouse

La Jolla Playhouse is presenting its world-premiere production of Bhangin' It: A Bangin' New Musical, featuring book by Mike Lew and Rehana Lew Mirza, music and lyrics by Sam Willmott, with additional music by Grammy Award nominee Deep Singh, running in the Mandell Weiss Theatre through April 17, 2022.

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Cast of BHANGIN' IT: A BANGIN' NEW MUSICAL

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the cast for its world-premiere production of Bhangin’ It: A Bangin’ New Musical, book by Mike Lew (Playhouse’s Tiger Style!) and Rehana Lew Mirza, music and lyrics by Sam Willmott, with additional music by Grammy Award nominee Deep Singh. 

Karen Olivo & More to Star in Industry Readings of New Musical WE WON'T SLEEP

We Won’t Sleep, a new pop musical based on the true story of Jeannette Rankin, America’s first congresswoman, will hold industry readings by invitation only in New York City on Thursday, December 16 and Friday, December 17.

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