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John Dempsey

 

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  [New York]
Reading, 1999
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John Dempsey News

Photos: Inside THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Concert at the Sondheim Theatre Photo Photos: Inside THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Concert at the Sondheim Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 21, 2022

All new production images have been released for the special one-off concert of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK which was performed  Monday 20 June, at the Sondheim Theatre. Check out photos here!

Photos: Inside Rehearsal For Upcoming Concert Performance of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK Photo Photos: Inside Rehearsal For Upcoming Concert Performance of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK
by Stephi Wild - Jun 16, 2022

All new rehearsal images have been released for a special one-off concert of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK which will be performed at the Sondheim Theatre on Monday 20 June.

Full Cast Announced For THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK in Concert Photo Full Cast Announced For THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK in Concert
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2022

The full cast has been announced to join West End stars Carrie Hope Fletcher and Laura Pitt-Pulford in a special one-off concert of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at the Sondheim Theatre on Monday 20 June 2022, directed by Olivier Award-winning Maria Friedman.

Carrie Hope Fletcher, Danielle Steers, and Laura Pitt-Pulford Will Lead THE WITCHES O Photo Carrie Hope Fletcher, Danielle Steers, and Laura Pitt-Pulford Will Lead THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK
by Stephi Wild - May 26, 2022

West End stars Carrie Hope Fletcher, Danielle Steers and Laura Pitt-Pulford will star as Sukie, Alexandra and Jane respectively in a special one-off concert of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at the Sondheim Theatre on Monday 20 June 2022, directed by Olivier Award-winning Maria Friedman.

Giles Terera Will Lead Concert of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at the Sondheim Theatre in  Photo Giles Terera Will Lead Concert of THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at the Sondheim Theatre in June
by Stephi Wild - Mar 16, 2022

THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK has a book and lyrics by John Dempsey and music by Dana P. Rowe, based on the novel by John Updike and the Warner Brothers motion picture. Maria Friedman will direct with musical staging by Stephen Mear. Olivier Award-winning actor Giles Terera will star as Darryl Van Horne.

ZOMBIE PROM Comes to Hastings College Theatre This Week Photo ZOMBIE PROM Comes to Hastings College Theatre This Week
by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2022

It‚Äôs the 1950s with a strict principal, a pretty girl named Toffee, and a glowing leading man. Literally. When the pretty girl‚Äôs family forces her to cut off her relationship with the ‚Äúbad boy,‚ÄĚ he drives his motorcycle to the local nuclear waste dump.

Hallmark Christmas Movie Spoof Musical 12 DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS in Development by Dana  Photo Hallmark Christmas Movie Spoof Musical 12 DAYS TILL CHRISTMAS in Development by Dana P. Rowe & Scott Logsdon
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 22, 2020

Twice Olivier Award nominated composer Dana P. Rowe and librettist/lyricist and Broadway performer Scott Logsdon are the writers behind the new show 12 Days Till Christmas. 12 Days is a new musical that affectionately spoofs Hallmark Christmas movies.

8 Spooky Shows to Bring to the (Zoom) Screen for Halloween! Photo 8 Spooky Shows to Bring to the (Zoom) Screen for Halloween!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2020

Halloween might look a little different this year, but that doesn't mean that the spirit (pun intended) of the holiday needs to be dimmed! We're rounding up ten plays and musicals that can be brought to the screen for your Halloween Zoom performances!

Lollapalooza Celebrates Live Music With Lolla2020, Featuring Paul McCartney, Chance T Photo Lollapalooza Celebrates Live Music With Lolla2020, Featuring Paul McCartney, Chance The Rapper, Outkast, & More
by Kaitlin Milligan - Jul 27, 2020

Lollapalooza will commemorate this year’s festival weekend with Lolla2020, a free four-night broadcast event taking place on the original dates of the Chicago-based festival, Thursday, July 30 through Sunday, August 2.

Fosun Launches Partnership With Sing for Hope to Benefit Health Care Workers at Local Photo Fosun Launches Partnership With Sing for Hope to Benefit Health Care Workers at Local Hospitals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 11, 2020

Fosun, a global investment entity and owner of the iconic 28 Liberty office tower in Lower Manhattan, has partnered with Sing for Hope to provide essential health-care workers at local hospitals with 10-minute Sing for Hope performances.

John Dempsey Videos

VIDEO: Watch John Dempsey, Dana Rowe, and More in Episode 9 of SIGNATURE STRONG LIVE Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch John Dempsey, Dana Rowe, and More in Episode 9 of SIGNATURE STRONG LIVE

by Stage Tube - May 27, 2020

Signature Theatre has released its 9th episode of Signature Strong Live, featuring John Dempsey, Dana Rowe, and more!

BWW Feature: WITCHES OF EASTWICK at Cirkus Videoplay
BWW Feature: WITCHES OF EASTWICK at Cirkus

by Annette Stolt - Sep 20, 2019

Check out the Interview with Cameron Mackintosh for Witches of Eastwick at Cirkus in Stockholm from TV4 Sweden!

VIDEO: First Look At BLACKBEARD at Signature Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look At BLACKBEARD at Signature Theatre

by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2019

Signature Theatre presents Blackbeard, a world premiere musical commissioned by Signature Theatre with book & lyrics by John Dempsey (Signature's The Witches of Eastwick, The Fix), music by Dana P. Rowe (Signature's The Witches of Eastwick, The Fix), and directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer(Broadway's Gigi, Follies, and Signature's Titanic). Blackbeard will run from June 18 through July 14 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre.

BWW TV: Does He Have Your Vote? Watch Highlights from Signature Theatre's THE FIX
by TV - On the Road - Aug 18, 2015

THE FIXSignature Theatre presents THE FIX, directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Featuring a book by John Dempsey and music by Dana P. Rowe (the creators of Brother Russia and The Witches of Eastwick), the show quickly became a favorite among Signature's artistic team during its U.S. premiere at the Theatre in 1998, cementing a longstanding relationship with Dempsey and Rowe. Running in the MAX Theatre now through September 20, the inside-politics musical satire is the first production of Signature Theatre's 2015/2016 season. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Exclusive First Look at Highlights of Signature Theatre's THE FIX
by Stage Tube - Aug 13, 2015

Signature Theatre presents The Fix, directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Featuring a book by John Dempseyand music by Dana P. Rowe (the creators of Brother Russia and The Witches of Eastwick), the show quickly became a favorite among Signature's artistic team during its U.S. premiere at the Theatre in 1998, cementing a longstanding relationship with Dempsey and Rowe. Running in the MAX Theatre now playing through September 20, the inside-politics musical satire is the first production of Signature Theatre's 2015/2016 season.  BroadwayWorld brings you an exclusive first look at highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at THE FIX at Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2015

Signature Theatre is excited to announce the cast of The Fix directed by Signature Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). Featuring a book by John Dempseyand music by Dana P. Rowe (the creators of Brother Russia and The Witches of Eastwick), the show quickly became a favorite among Signature's artistic team during its U.S. premiere at the Theatre in 1998, cementing a longstanding relationship with Dempsey and Rowe. Running in the MAX Theatre August 11 - September 20,the inside-politics musical satire is the first production of Signature Theatre's 2015/2016 season.  Check out a sneak peek below!

New Musicals CAKE OFF and GIRLSTAR Will Premiere at Signature Theatre; Full 2015-16 Season Announced!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 30, 2015

Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer and Managing Director Maggie Boland announce the full lineup for Signature Theatre's 2015/16 season. ‚ÄúSignature's 26th season continues our commitment to presenting new works and reinventing great American musicals. We're proud that this season also highlights daring new plays by female playwrights,‚ÄĚ stated Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer. ‚ÄúI'm excited to work with so many talented artists in the coming year.‚ÄĚ

BWW TV: First Look at Natascia Diaz & More in Signature Theatre's BROTHER RUSSIA!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 12, 2012

The story of the controversial 'Mad Monk,' Grigori Yefimovich Rasputin is now the subject of the new rock musical Brother Russia, which is making its world premiere at the Tony Award-winning Signature Theatre. The new musical features Music by Dana Rowe and Book and Lyrics by John Dempsey - the award-winning creators behind The Fix (1998) and The Witches of Eastwick (2007). Check out performance highlighs below!

BWW Video Show Preview: The Pirate Queen
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2007

BroadwayWorld.com goes to the high seas with these highlights from The Pirate Queen!


John Dempsey Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has John Dempsey written?
John Dempsey has written 6 shows including Zombie Prom (Bookwriter), The Fix (Bookwriter/Lyricist), The Witches of Eastwick (Bookwriter), The Pirate Queen (Lyricist), Saved (Lyricist), Saved (Bookwriter).