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Photos: Inside Opening Night of ON YOUR FEET! National Tour at the Kravis Center for  Photo Photos: Inside Opening Night of ON YOUR FEET! National Tour at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 18, 2022

See photos from the opening night celebration of the national tour of On Your Feet! at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach, Florida.

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to Return to Ogunquit Playhouse in May 2023 Photo BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to Return to Ogunquit Playhouse in May 2023
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2022

Ogunquit Playhouse has announced a 5-week return engagement of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical (May 11–June 10) as the bonus opening act for their 2023 season. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, November 1.

Ogunquit Playhouse Announces 90th Anniversary Season Lineup Featuring Regional Premie Photo Ogunquit Playhouse Announces 90th Anniversary Season Lineup Featuring Regional Premiere of THE CHER SHOW & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 26, 2022

Ogunquit Playhouse has announced the full schedule for its 2022 mainstage season showcasing a world premiere musical, a musical adaptation of a beloved film comedy featuring Marvin Hamlisch’s final score, a cult classic whodunit farce, and the direct-from-Broadway regional premiere of a pop-hit musical. Find out what shows are included and how to get tickets.

Industry Pro Newsletter: Diversity in Stage Management, Industry Pro Survey, and Andr Photo Industry Pro Newsletter: Diversity in Stage Management, Industry Pro Survey, and Andrew Lloyd Webber: Activist
by Alex Freeman - Jul 12, 2021

The news felt like it made a distinct shift after the Fourth of July weekend, with more show openings, casting announcements, and season announcements being the focus, as opposed to ongoing issues related to the pandemic.

Road To Reopening: Ogunquit Playhouse Looks To 'The Bright Side Of Life' With SPAMALO Photo Road To Reopening: Ogunquit Playhouse Looks To 'The Bright Side Of Life' With SPAMALOT
by Alan Henry - Jul 9, 2021

BroadwayWorld is checking in with theaters around the country as they prepare to reopen this summer. Next in our series we check in with Ogunquit Playhouse's Executive Artistic Director Bradford Kenney.

Ogunquit Playhouse Builds 25,000 Square Foot Pavilion to Present 2021 Mainstage Seaso Photo Ogunquit Playhouse Builds 25,000 Square Foot Pavilion to Present 2021 Mainstage Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 21, 2021

Ogunquit Playhouse is bringing live theater outdoors this summer. Rising from the grounds of The Playhouse campus’s south lawn is The Leary Pavilion, a 25,700 square foot open-air venue — nearly three times the size of their indoor theater — designed to give audiences the best theatrical experience in the safest possible environment.

BWW Review: A VERY BRADY MUSICAL Offers Antidote to Current Angst Photo BWW Review: A VERY BRADY MUSICAL Offers Antidote to Current Angst
by Carla Maria Verdino-SĂĽllwold - Oct 29, 2020

Ogunquit Playhouse’s virtual benefit reading of the new musical, A VERY BRADY MUSICAL, offered theatre-starved Mainers (and online audiences beyond) the opportunity to enjoy a fresh, charming, nostalgic piece featuring the beloved Brady Bunch characters in a delightful ninety minutes of family fun. The work with book by Lloyd J. Schwartz and Hope Juber and music and lyrics by Hope and Laurence Juber references the original 1970s television series, while adding a contemporary spin using an ethnically diverse cast and slightly comic edgier predicaments.

Ogunquit Playhouse Welcomes Wells Graduation Parade Photo Ogunquit Playhouse Welcomes Wells Graduation Parade
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 8, 2020

Ogunquit Playhouse staff members welcomed and cheered the 131 Wells and Ogunquit high school graduates on Sunday, June 7, 2020 as they made their way around the historic theatre's iconic entryway as part of a car parade that included the students, parents, first responders and school faculty.

Ogunquit Playhouse Cancels 2020 Season Photo Ogunquit Playhouse Cancels 2020 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 1, 2020

Following guidelines released this week by Governor Janet Mills in response to the reopening of Maine's businesses, and responding to the safety challenges posed by the coronavirus pandemic and COVID19, Ogunquit Playhouse has announced that it will halt productions on all scheduled 2020 shows at its historic theatre and cancel its 88th season.

Ogunquit Playhouse Has Announced its 2020 Season; Jason Alexander and BD Wong to Prem Photo Ogunquit Playhouse Has Announced its 2020 Season; Jason Alexander and BD Wong to Premiere New Shows
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 13, 2020

The Ogunquit Playhouse has announced an exciting lineup of shows for its 88th season that includes the Northeast regional premiere of the hilarious dark comedy The War of the Roses, a new play based on the novel by Warren Adler and helmed by Tony Award-winner Jason Alexander, and the world premiere of the funny and heartwarming musical adaptation of Mr. Holland's Opus, helmed by Tony Award-winner BD Wong. The season opens with the high-energy musical sensation Dirty Dancing -The Classic Story on Stage based on the smash-hit film, then continues with a stunning revival of the Tony Award-winning, all-Gershwin, tap dancing extravaganza Crazy for You, and the exhilarating Broadway hit musical based on the lives of Grammy Award-winning husband-and-wife team Gloria and Emilio Estefan, On Your Feet!. The season will stretch to the holidays once again with the return of the hit show White Christmas in collaboration with The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.

Bradford Kenney Videos

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Sally Struthers In GRUMPY OLD MEN At Ogunquit Playhouse Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At Sally Struthers In GRUMPY OLD MEN At Ogunquit Playhouse

by Alan Henry - Aug 27, 2018

Fasten your seat belt, it's going to be a grumpy ride! The Ogunquit Playhouse is proud to produce the U.S. premiere of the new musical-comedy, Grumpy Old Men the Musical on stage through September 1 - just in time to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the hit film that starred Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau and Ann-Margret. This hilarious new show was penned by Dan Remmes, with music by Neil Berg and lyrics by Nick Meglin. Director for the Ogunquit production of Grumpy Old Men the Musical is Matt Lenz.

VIDEO: Catch A Sneak Peek of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Off-Broadway Videoplay
VIDEO: Catch A Sneak Peek of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Off-Broadway

by Stage Tube - Jun 12, 2018

Smokey Joe's Cafe is grooving across the stage at The Ogunquit Playhouse (Bradford Kenney, Executive Artistic Director) through June 9 prior to the New York production. Performances at Stage 42 begin on Friday, July 6. Visit www.smokeyjoescafemusical.com for more information.

Video: Mike Stoller Chats About The Return Of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Videoplay
Video: Mike Stoller Chats About The Return Of SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

by A.A. Cristi - Jun 6, 2018

Over the course of a 61-year partnership, Jerry Leiber (d. 2011) and Mike Stoller created enduring classics in a variety of genres including rhythm & blues, pop, country, jazz, cabaret, and-perhaps most notably-rock & roll. Elvis Presley and the Coasters are only two of the many acts whose careers skyrocketed because of Leiber and Stoller's creative partnership.

VIDEO: Mike Stoller Appears at Opening Night of Ogunquit's Off-Broadway Bound SMOKEY  Videoplay
VIDEO: Mike Stoller Appears at Opening Night of Ogunquit's Off-Broadway Bound SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2018

Smokey Joe's Cafe is grooving across the stage, get a first look at the production below! The show is currently playing at The Ogunquit Playhouse (Bradford Kenney, Executive Artistic Director) through June 9 prior to the New York production. Performances at Stage 42 begin on Friday, July 6. Visit www.smokeyjoescafemusical.com for more information.

VIDEO: First Look at Ogunquit's Off-Broadway Bound SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Ogunquit's Off-Broadway Bound SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE

by Alan Henry - May 24, 2018

Smokey Joe's Cafe is grooving across the stage, get a first look at the production below! The show is currently playing at The Ogunquit Playhouse (Bradford Kenney, Executive Artistic Director) through June 9 prior to the New York production. Performances at Stage 42 begin on Friday, July 6. Visit www.smokeyjoescafemusical.com for more information.