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Janus Cercone Productions

 
[Broadway, 2012]
Co-librettist

Writing

Bookwriter
Source Material

Janus Cercone Awards and Nominations

Drama Desk Awards - 2012 - Outstanding Book of a Musical

Janus Cercone, Leap of Faith

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Aspire Community Theatre Presents LEAP OF FAITH

Love will get you every time... and one charismatic con man is about to find that out in the Tony-nominated Leap of Faith, based on the film of the same name that starred Steve Martin and Debra Winger.
LEAP OF FAITH Comes to Aspire Community Theatre Next Month

Love will get you every time... and one charismatic con man is about to find that out in the Tony-nominated Leap of Faith, based on the film of the same name that starred Steve Martin and Debra Winger.
BWW Review: Showtunes' LEAP OF FAITH Spotlights Good Voices in a Not So Good Show

Just a few days ago I reviewed a show that, if you remember, I felt had one major downfall; that the newer songs bringing it from the film version to the stage version had lyrics written by Glenn Slater. Now, just a few blocks from that other production, Showtunes puts up a concert of another film to stage adaptation with all of the lyrics written by Glenn Slater and music from Alan Menken. And while there were certainly some wonderful voices in the concert it just proves one thing that Showtunes needs to pay attention to, not all shows need a revival.
MMT's LEAP OF FAITH to Bring Miracles and Praise to New Century Theatre

Minneapolis Musical Theatre (MMT) concludes its 2015-2016 season with LEAP OF FAITH makings its area debut April 29-May 22, 2016 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre.
MMT's LEAP OF FAITH to Bring Miracles and Praise to New Century Theatre

Minneapolis Musical Theatre (MMT) concludes its 2015-2016 season with LEAP OF FAITH makings its area debut April 29-May 22, 2016 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre.
Minneapolis Musical Theatre to Stage LEAP OF FAITH in 2016

Minneapolis Musical Theatre's (MMT) Leap of Faith makes its area premiere April 29-May 22, 2016, at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 10, 2015. To purchase and for more information, call 612.455.9501, visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org or buy in person (no service fees) at the New Century Theatre (615 Hennepin Ave., street level, City Center).
Josh Wainright, Jessica Walker and More Star in Piedmont Players' LEAP OF FAITH, Beg. Tonight

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) introduces the cast of the Tony Nominated Musical LEAP OF FAITH, with Book by Janus Cercone & Warren Leight, Music by Alan Menken and Lyrics by Glenn Slater (Producing Partner: Novant Health).
LEAP OF FAITH to Open 10/17 at the Meroney Theater

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) presents LEAP OF FAITH, with Book by Janus Cercone & Warren Leight, Music by Alan Menken and Lyrics by Glenn Slater.
Josh Wainright, Jessica Walker and More to Star in Piedmont Players' LEAP OF FAITH; Cast Announced!

Piedmont Players Theatre (PPT) introduces the cast of the Tony Nominated Musical LEAP OF FAITH, with Book by Janus Cercone & Warren Leight, Music by Alan Menken and Lyrics by Glenn Slater (Producing Partner: Novant Health).
LEAP OF FAITH to Get Regional Premiere at Salisbury's Piedmont Players Theatre in October

The Tony-nominated LEAP OF FAITH, which played a short run of 24 previews and 20 performances on Broadway in Spring of 2012, will open at the Piedmont Players Theatre in Salisbury, North Carolina this Fall. The regional premiere will run October 17-19 & 23-26 at 7:30pm and October 20 at 2:30pm.
LEAP OF FAITH Now Available for Licensing Through MTI

Music Theatre International (MTI) has announced that Leap of Faith by award-winning composer Alan Menken (Disney's Beauty and The Beast and Little Shop of Horrors), is now available for licensing. The Leap of Faith score is inspired by the sounds of gospel, country, and American roots music. The creative team also includes book writers Janus Cercone and Tony winner Warren Leight (Side Man) and Grammy winning lyricist Glenn Slater (Tangled).
LEAP OF FAITH Cast Album Gets 12/4 Release; Track List Announced!

Ghostlight Records will release the Original Broadway Cast Recording of the Tony®-nominated musical, LEAP OF FAITH, featuring a roof-raising new score by Oscar® and Tony®- winning composer Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors) and Grammy®-winning lyricist Glenn Slater (Tangled), to digital outlets on December 4, 2012 and in stores on December 18, 2012. CD pre-orders are now on sale at http://sh-k-boom.com/leapoffaith.shtml.
LEAP OF FAITH Cast to Record Album 6/13

LEAP OF FAITH might have taken its final bow back in May, but sources in the cast tell us that an album is in the works. The cast will gather tomorrow, June 13 to record the original cast album. A release date has not yet been announced.
ONCE, DEATH OF A SALESMAN, FOLLIES, Audra McDonald, James Corden Win Big at the 2012 Drama Desk Awards - All the Winners!

Nominations for the 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced at a news conference this morning by Drama Desk winners Donna Murphy and Brian d'Arcy James. The 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards took place tonight, Sunday, June 3, 2012 at 8:00 PM at The Town Hall in Manhattan.
Drama Desks to Stream Live Tonight, Follow BWW for LIVE Coverage!

Nominations for the 57th Annual Drama Desk Awards were announced at a news conference on April 27 by Drama Desk winners Donna Murphy and Brian d'Arcy James. After weeks of anticipation, the ceremony is tonight, June 3, at The Town Hall and BroadwayWorld will be bringing you the full spectrum of coverage, of course!
Alan Menken Says LEAP OF FAITH Cast Album 'Happening Soon!'

Alan Menken has taken to his twitter just now to announce that LEAP OF FAITH will be recording a Broadway cast album sometime soon. No details regarding a label, recording or anticipated release date have been confirmed at present.
TV Flashback: LEAP OF FAITH Closes on Broadway

LEAP OF FAITH plays its final performance today, May 13, at Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street) after the matinee performance. Broadway's LEAP OF FAITH opened on Thursday April 26 and will have played 24 previews and 20 regular performances. Take a look back through video from the show's opening in Los Angeles to its first steps on Broadway, and everything in between, including fan's reactions and an opening-night interview with Raul Esparza!
Photo Flashback: LEAP OF FAITH Takes Final Broadway Bows Today

LEAP OF FAITH plays its final performance today, May 13, at Broadway's St. James Theatre (246 West 44th Street) after the matinee performance. Broadway's LEAP OF FAITH opened on Thursday April 26 and will have played 24 previews and 20 regular performances. Take a look back through photos of Raul Esparza and the company on stage, the show's opening night curtain calls and party, its Gypsy Robe Ceremony with Dennis Stowe and more below!
LEAP OF FAITH to Close on Broadway Sunday, May 13

Producers of LEAP OF FAITH announced today that the show will close at Broadway's St. James Theatre this Sunday May 13 after the matinee performance. In a statement, they said "Although we love our show and very much appreciate both our many award nominations and the joy of our audiences, we have not been able to achieve a sustainable level of ticket sales to continue. We thank all those who worked so hard over so many years to bring LEAP OF FAITH to Broadway."
LEAP OF FAITH's Kecia Lewis-Evans to be Featured on WAMC Radio Tomorrow

LEAP OF FAITH's Kecia Lewis-Evans will be interviewed on WAMC radio on Tuesday May 8 at 10:35 AM on all Northeast Public Radio frequencies; it also streams live at www.wamc.org.

Janus Cercone FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Janus Cercone written?

Janus Cercone has written 1 shows including Leap of Faith (Bookwriter).

What awards has Janus Cercone been nominated for?

Janus Cercone has been nominated for Outstanding Book of a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Leap of Faith."

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