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First National Tour, 2017
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Photos: First Look at GREASE at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Photo Photos: First Look at GREASE at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
by Blair Ingenthron - Jan 20, 2023

La Mirada Theatre¬†for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment have released production photos from¬†their upcoming ‚Äúelectrifying‚ÄĚ musical GREASE, with book, music & lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, musical direction by Ryan O‚ÄôConnell, choreography by Christopher M. Albrecht and directed by Kari Hayter.¬†Check out the photos here!

Video: Go Inside Rehearsals for GREASE at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Photo Video: Go Inside Rehearsals for GREASE at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2023

Get a first look at rehearsal footage for Grease at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts! GREASE will begin previews on Friday, January 20 at 8 pm.

Cast Announced for GREASE at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts Photo Cast Announced for GREASE at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 12, 2022

Pink Ladies and Burger Palace Boys,¬†LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS¬†&¬†McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT¬†has announced the cast for their upcoming ‚Äúelectrifying‚ÄĚ musical¬†GREASE,¬†with book, music & lyrics by Jim Jacobs and Warren Casey, musical direction by Ryan O‚ÄôConnell, choreography by Christopher M. Albrecht and directed by Kari Hayter.¬†¬†

Photos: First Look at CARMEN JONES at the Ensemble Theatre Company Photo Photos: First Look at CARMEN JONES at the Ensemble Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 10, 2022

Ensemble Theatre Company is presenting CARMEN JONES, music by Georges Bizet with book and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, choreography by Lisa Ruffin, musical direction by William Foster McDaniel, and directed by Jonathan Fox. CARMEN JONES runs through Sunday, October 23, 2022 at The New Vic, 33 W. Victoria Street in Santa Barbara. See photos here!

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bowl Begins Performances Tonight Photo VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bowl Begins Performances Tonight
by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2022

Tthe Hollywood Bowl's production of Kinky Boots beings performances tonight and runs through July 10th, 2022, featuring Wayne Brady in the role of Lola, Jake Shears as Charlie, and Kelly Marie Tran as Lauren. Go inside rehearsals and get a first look at the cast in action.

Mark Ballas, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Drew Seeley & More Join KINKY BOOTS at the Hollyw Photo Mark Ballas, Marissa Jaret Winokur, Drew Seeley & More Join KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bowl
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 6, 2022

Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl‚Äôs upcoming production of Kinky Boots July 8‚Äď10,2022. Find out how to get tickets and see who else is in the cast!

BWW Prompts: Your Favorite Hamilton Replacement and Tour Cast Members Photo BWW Prompts: Your Favorite Hamilton Replacement and Tour Cast Members
by BWW Prompts - Jul 3, 2020

We want to hear from you! Submit your response to our daily #bwwprompts, where each day we'll be asking our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With the Cast Of A Little New Music's 20th Edition Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With the Cast Of A Little New Music's 20th Edition
by Stephi Wild - Jun 25, 2019

Broadway's next generation comes to LA in A Little New Music's 20th concert of new musical theatre songs in The Sorting Room's 2019 Summer Series at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on June 26th at 7:00 pm. Kathy Deitch (B'way WICKED, FOOTLOOSE) will host. Multiple LA Ovation Award-winning composer Gregory Nabours (THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS, MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL) returns as music director, leading the ALNM band. Ticket availability is extremely limited, but there will be a waitlist. Scroll down for photos of the cast in rehearsal.

Broadway's Kathy Deitch Will Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC At The Wallis Photo Broadway's Kathy Deitch Will Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC At The Wallis
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 19, 2019

Broadway's next generation comes to LA with featured performances by Jonah Platt (B'way: WICKED, "JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Live"), Olivier Award nominee April Nixon (B'way SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, TOMMY), and Carrie Manolakos (B'way: MAMMA MIA) in A Little New Music's 20th concert of new musical theatre songs in The Sorting Room's 2019 Summer Series at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on June 26th at 7:00 p.m.  Kathy Deitch (B'way WICKED, FOOTLOOSE) will host. Multiple LA Ovation Award-winning composer Gregory Nabours (THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS, MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL) returns as music director, leading the ALNM band.

BWW Review: HAMILTON ~ Spectacular! The National Tour Keeps The Flame Alive Photo BWW Review: HAMILTON ~ Spectacular! The National Tour Keeps The Flame Alive
by Herbert Paine - Feb 1, 2018

The National Tour of HAMILTON is now at ASU Gammage in Tempe through February 25th. What more can be said about a production that, since its opening three years ago, has already received the ultimate in honors and plaudits and for which the best adjectives have already been used? Yes, awesome, glorious, uplifting! All of that and more! Outstanding performances all around. In its unique form as a history lesson, HAMILTON is a hymn to the revolutionary spirit and the insatiable desire to fulfill possibility.

Desmond Newson Videos

VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bowl Begins Performances Tonight Videoplay
VIDEO: KINKY BOOTS at the Hollywood Bowl Begins Performances Tonight

by Stage Tube - Jul 8, 2022

Tthe Hollywood Bowl's production of Kinky Boots beings performances tonight and runs through July 10th, 2022, featuring Wayne Brady in the role of Lola, Jake Shears as Charlie, and Kelly Marie Tran as Lauren. Go inside rehearsals and get a first look at the cast in action.

Video: Meet the Newly Announced Cast of First National Tour of HAMILTON Videoplay
Video: Meet the Newly Announced Cast of First National Tour of HAMILTON

by A.A. Cristi - Jan 5, 2018

Producer Jeffrey Seller is proud to announce that AUSTIN SCOTT and NICHOLAS CHRISTOPHER will join the First National Tour of HAMILTON as Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, respectively. Mr. Scott's credits include the Off-Broadway cast of One Day. Mr. Christopher is currently playing John in the Broadway revival of Miss Saigon and played George Washington in HAMILTON on Broadway.

VIDEO: HAMILTON National Tour Cast Performs National Anthem at NBA Finals
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 13, 2017

Cast members from the national tour of HAMILTON performed the National Anthem prior to last night's Game 5 of the NBA Finals, which featured the Cleveland Cavaliers versus the Golden State Warriors.