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Rita Gardner, Original Luisa in THE FANTASTICKS, Passes Away at 87 Photo Rita Gardner, Original Luisa in THE FANTASTICKS, Passes Away at 87
by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 25, 2022

Rita Gardner, who starred as Luisa in the original Off-Broadway production of The Fantasticks, has passed away at the age of 87 from leukemia, according to friend and collegue Alex Rybeck.

Town Hall Celebrates Four Women Composers This Season Photo Town Hall Celebrates Four Women Composers This Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 30, 2022

The Town Hall has announced details on a series of concerts spotlighting four esteemed women composers who have shaped American culture over the decades: the ‚ÄúMother of Contemporary Gospel music,‚ÄĚ Dr.¬†Elbernita ‚ÄúTwinkie‚ÄĚ Clark; legendary singer-songwriter Judy Collins; acclaimed opera composer Laura Kaminsky; and trailblazing composer/singer Meredith Monk.

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre to Celebrate Silver Anniversary With LIGHTS UP ON 25 Gala Photo Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre to Celebrate Silver Anniversary With LIGHTS UP ON 25 Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 22, 2022

Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre is set to celebrate 25 years of moving, intimate, thought-provoking musical theater with the Lights Up on 25 gala on Saturday, September 17, 2022. The gala celebration will take place at their theatrical home on Howard Street in Evanston beginning at 6:30pm.

ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE Comes To Center Repertory Company This September Photo ALWAYS…PATSY CLINE Comes To Center Repertory Company This September
by Grace Cutler - Aug 14, 2022

Center Repertory Company launches its 2022-23 season with the hit musical play Always…Patsy Cline.

Stefanie Rummel Presents 'Chansons ‚Ä" Songs & Stories From Piaf, Brel & Me' at Edinb Photo Stefanie Rummel Presents 'Chansons ‚Ä" Songs & Stories From Piaf, Brel & Me' at Edinburgh Festival Fringe
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022

Chansons is characterized by passionate French chansons interpreted in English and French, heart touching autobiographical stories, individual exchange with the audience, intercultural insights and an outlook to the joie de vivre: It is a charming musical cabaret with depth. Interessé?

RHODES LESS TRAVELED/MEMOIRS & MUSIC Makes London Debut At The Crazy Coqs Photo RHODES LESS TRAVELED/MEMOIRS & MUSIC Makes London Debut At The Crazy Coqs
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2022

Actor, playwright, acclaimed solo-performer David Rhodes will be bringing his latest solo show RHODES LESS TRAVELED/Memoirs & Music to CRAZY COQS in London's West End on Wednesday September 7th at 7pm, after sold-out runs in New York and New Orleans.

Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Plans For 'The Amanda McBroom and George Ball Rose  Photo Rubicon Theatre Company Announces Plans For 'The Amanda McBroom and George Ball Rose Room'
by Stephi Wild - Jul 27, 2022

At a gathering last week of local dignitaries, RUBICON THEATRE, Ventura’s non-profit professional theatre company, shared progress and plans for a new community gathering space at the theatre.

Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Presents An Evening With Judy Collins in September Photo Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Presents An Evening With Judy Collins in September
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2022

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announces tickets are on sale for An Evening With Judy Collins, Wednesday, September 7, 2022, 8:00 p.m., at the Byham Theater, 101 Sixth Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222. 

Gloucester Stage Company To Present GRAND HORIZONS, Opening This Month Photo Gloucester Stage Company To Present GRAND HORIZONS, Opening This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 13, 2022

The GLOUCESTER STAGE COMPANY will present the Tony Award-nominated GRAND HORIZONS next in the lineup of its 2022 season. Robert Walsh returns to Gloucester Stage to direct this thought-provoking comedy of marital malaise by award-winning playwright Bess Wohl, running from July 29 to August 21.

Photos: Go Inside Broadway By The Year's ALMOST ON BROADWAY Photo Photos: Go Inside Broadway By The Year's ALMOST ON BROADWAY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 28, 2022

The Town Hall presented Broadway By The Year: Almost on Broadway, created, written, hosted and directed by Scott Siegel for The Town Hall. This latest Broadway by the Year concert highlighted songs that leapt to fame from shows that never actually made it to Broadway. Check out photos here!

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Photos & Video: Adam Jacobs, Stephen Schwartz & More Raise Money at ARTS FOR AUTISM VideoPhotos & Video: Adam Jacobs, Stephen Schwartz & More Raise Money at ARTS FOR AUTISM
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 22, 2022

Get a first look at photos and videos from Arts for Autism, an annual Broadway benefit held at the Gershwin Theater, with over $35,000 raised to expand access to the arts for those impacted by Autism. 

Broadway Rewind: Cyndi Lauper Makes Her Broadway Debut in THE THREEPENNY OPERA VideoBroadway Rewind: Cyndi Lauper Makes Her Broadway Debut in THE THREEPENNY OPERA
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 16, 2020

'This episode of Broadway Rewind is a look at a legend, a classic and a musical poet,' says BroadwayWorlds' own Richard Ridge. 'I got to chat with Cyndi Lauper who was making her Broadway debut in Roundabout's production of The Threepenny Opera, than I dropped by the opening of the new production of Jacques Brel starring Robert Cuccioli, but it started off downtown at the now defunct Actors Playhouse to catch up with an icon I had always wanted to meet, T.V. and cult film star Adrianne Barbeau, who was starring as the legendary Judy Garland in a one woman show 'The Property Known as Garland'  written by her husband Billy Van Sant.

PARIS! THE SHOW Kicks Off US Tour At The Town Hall, October 17th VideoPARIS! THE SHOW Kicks Off US Tour At The Town Hall, October 17th
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 17, 2019

Gil Marsalla & Directo Productions are thrilled to announce their newest musical, PARIS! THE SHOW, which will tour 7 US cities, for One-Night-Only performances, this October. Following the worldwide success of Piaf! Le Spectacle, which sold out Carnegie Hall in 2017 and just completed a tour of China, Paris! The Show also features the sensational Anne Carrere, who '...can miraculously capture Piaf's soul and timbre...' wrote Kevin O'Donnell in the New York Times (1/5/17).

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsals for KISS ME, KATE at 5th Avenue Theatre VideoVIDEO: Inside Rehearsals for KISS ME, KATE at 5th Avenue Theatre
by Stage Tube - Mar 27, 2018

This spring The 5th Avenue Theatre will stage Kiss Me, Kate, the Cole Porter musical inspired by William Shakespeare's The Taming of the Shrew. Kiss Me, Kate will be directed by Alan Paul and choreographed by Michele Lynch, who both worked on a previous production of the show at Shakespeare Theatre Company in Washington, D.C. in the fall of 2015.

VIDEO: London Cast Recording of WORKING to Be Released Next Week VideoVIDEO: London Cast Recording of WORKING to Be Released Next Week
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2018

Ghostlight Records will release the Original London Cast Recording of Stephen Schwartz's WORKING on Friday, March 2. Watch below for a preview of the new show!

VIDEO: On This Day, September 17- Happy Birthday, Constantine Maroulis! VideoVIDEO: On This Day, September 17- Happy Birthday, Constantine Maroulis!
by Stage Tube - Sep 17, 2017

Constantine Maroulis made his Broadway debut in the Tony-nominated production of The Wedding Singer. He received a Tony nomination for his work leading the metal musical, Rock of Ages. He most recently starred in the dual title role of the 2013 Broadway revival and National Tour of Jekyll & Hyde, for which he received a second Drama League Award nomination.

VIDEO: New Trailer Unveiled for European Premiere of Stephen Schwartz's WORKING
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 20, 2017

WORKING is the extraordinary genre-defining musical from Grammy and Academy Award-winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Godspell) based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book of interviews with the American workforce: Working: People Talk About What They Do All Day and How They Feel About What They Do. The show has been adapted by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso, the creators of Godspell and Rags, with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg.

VIDEO: Watch West End Stars Sing 'If We Only Have Love' For Childline
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

On the 9th November 35 stars of current West End Musicals released Jacques Brel's 'If We Only Have Love' in support of Childline, to spread the message of peace, love, and hope.

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Rehearsals of THE SECRET GARDEN Starring Tony Winner Daisy Eagan
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2016

25 years after the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical production of Frances Hodgson Burnett's classic children's story The Secret Garden, the Shakespeare Theatre Company (STC) and the 5th Avenue Theatre in Seattle co-presents the timeless tale from November 15-December 31 at Sidney Harman Hall (610 F Street NW). The musical is directed by David Armstrong, Artistic Director at The 5th Avenue Theatre, with whom STC is co-producing the production.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at rehearsals below!

STAGE TUBE: Natascia Diaz Takes on Versatile Lineup at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stage Tube - Jul 15, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presented Every Little Step star and two-time Helen Hayes Award winner Natascia Diaz in her New York City solo debut one month ago today, following her acclaimed and nominated performance as Anita in Signature Theatre's sold out run of West Side Story in Washington, D.C. Click below to watch Diaz perform 'I Miss The Mountains,' 'Happy Birthday, Darling', 'Autumn Leaves' and more on the 54 Below stage!


Jacques Brel Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Jacques Brel written?
Jacques Brel has written 1 shows including Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris (Composer).