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ROMAN HOLIDAY Will Have U.K. Premiere at Theatre Royal Bath in June 2023 with Cole Po Photo ROMAN HOLIDAY Will Have U.K. Premiere at Theatre Royal Bath in June 2023 with Cole Porter Tunes
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2022

Learn all about the U.K. premiere of a brand new stage adaptation of Roman Holiday, the multi Academy Award winning movie comedy which made a worldwide star of Audrey Hepburn.

Christine Allado, George Blagden, Hannah Elless & More to Star in Workshops of New Mu Photo Christine Allado, George Blagden, Hannah Elless & More to Star in Workshops of New Musical BENNY & JOON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2022

As it prepares for an expected UK premiere, two 75-minute first-look workshop performances of Benny & Joon will take place at 5pm on Monday 14 November and 3pm on Tuesday 15 November. Tickets go on sale today at The Other Palace with £10 seats available to the public.

Ali Stroker, Mykal Kilgore & More to Take Part in Playwrights Horizons 50th Anniversa Photo Ali Stroker, Mykal Kilgore & More to Take Part in Playwrights Horizons 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 3, 2021

Playwrights Horizons will present a 50th Anniversary Virtual Gala, June 23 at 8pm. This virtual event honors the organization’s storied past and fundraises for the vast potential of what’s to come.

Curve (Leicester) Announces New Productions For 2020 Photo Curve (Leicester) Announces New Productions For 2020
by Stephi Wild - Jan 14, 2020

A trio of new Made at Curve productions for 2020 have been revealed, with an enchanting musical, classic drama and brand new dance piece set to take to the theatre's stages.

Karen MacDonald Stars as Erma Bombeck in AT WIT'S END at MRT Photo Karen MacDonald Stars as Erma Bombeck in AT WIT'S END at MRT
by Stephi Wild - Oct 11, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) announced today that critically acclaimed Boston actress Karen MacDonald will star next April in Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel, and Terry Berliner, MRT's Interim Artistic Director, will direct.

VIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper  Photo VIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Apr 26, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

Global Roundup 4/19 - MUNY Casting, Corey Cott in WEST SIDE STORY, Encore Performance Photo Global Roundup 4/19 - MUNY Casting, Corey Cott in WEST SIDE STORY, Encore Performance of ALIEN Play and More!
by BWW Special - Apr 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Jenn Colella in PETER PAN, Patti LuPone, DEAR EVAN HANSEN London, and More!

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in On BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse Photo Review Roundup: Critics Weigh in On BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Alan Henry - Apr 16, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

BWW Review: BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse - A New American Musical that Touche Photo BWW Review: BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse - A New American Musical that Touches the Heart and Mind
by Marina Kennedy - Apr 15, 2019

The East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon, is now onstage at Paper Mill Playhouse through Sunday, May 5. This new musical enjoys outstanding direction by Jack Cummings III, clever choreography by Scott Rink, and top musical direction by J. Oconor Navarro with orchestrations by Michael Starobin. The show's marvelous cast brings the honest, touching, and entertaining story to life on the Millburn stage.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of BENNY AND JOON, Starring Bryce Pinkham, Hanna Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of BENNY AND JOON, Starring Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 15, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn.

Kirsten Guenther Videos

VIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper  Videoplay
VIDEO: First Look at Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse

by Alan Henry - Apr 26, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

VIDEO: Watch Clips of Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch Clips of Bryce Pinkham, Hannah Elless, and More in BENNY & JOON at Paper Mill Playhouse

by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse presents the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil. Benny & Joon began performances Thursday, April 4, 2019, and will continue through Sunday, May 5, 2019, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). Benny & Joon is presented by special arrangement with Larry Hirschhorn. Opening Night is set for Sunday, April 14, 2019, at 7:00pm.

BWW TV: Hannah Elless, Bryce Pinkham & More Preview Paper Mill's BENNY & JOON! Videoplay
BWW TV: Hannah Elless, Bryce Pinkham & More Preview Paper Mill's BENNY & JOON!

by TV - Press Previews - Mar 24, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse will soon present the East Coast premiere of Benny & Joon with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, lyrics by Mindi Dickstein, based on the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At BENNY & JOON At The Old Globe Theatre Videoplay
VIDEO: Get A First Look At BENNY & JOON At The Old Globe Theatre

by Alan Henry - Sep 13, 2017

The world premiere of BENNY & JOON will run at The Old Globe Theatre through October 22. Based on the 1993 movie of the same name with a screenplay by Barry Berman and Lesley McNeil, BENNY & JOON follows the story of auto mechanic Benny, who is the only care taker of his eccentric sister Joon. Things become complicated when Sam, with his own take on the world, steps into the picture and turns everything upside down. BENNY & JOON explores what happens when you step outside of what you know, and take the leap toward love.

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals and Behind the Scenes of Pasadena Playhouse's BREAKING THROUGH
by Stage Tube - Oct 29, 2015

BREAKING THROUGH, a world premiere musical, features a book by Kirsten Guenther, and music and lyrics by Cliff Downs and Katie Kahanovitz. The production is choreographed by Tyce Diorio and directed by Sheldon Epps. Preview performances began October 27, 2015 with the official press opening on November 1, 2015 at The Pasadena Playhouse (39 S. El Molino Avenue in Pasadena).  BroadwayWorld brings you a sneak peek at rehearsals and more below!

STAGE TUBE: Alison Luff Talks BREAKING THROUGH at Pasadena Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Oct 12, 2015

The Pasadena Playhouse presents BREAKING THROUGH, a world premiere musical, with book by Kirsten Guenther, and music and lyrics by Cliff Downs and Katie Kahanovitz. The production is choreographed by Tyce Diorio, directed by Sheldon Epps and begins rehearsals this week. Preview performances begin October 27, 2015 with the official press opening on November 1, 2015. Below, Alison Luff talks about her role, the show and more during the photo shoot for BREAKING THROUGH!

VIDEO: Constantine Maroulis Talks BREAKING THROUGH at Pasadena Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Oct 2, 2015

Below, Constantine Maroulis talks about how much he wants audiences to see this show, and more!

STAGE TUBE: Orfeh, Clark Sing Steven Jamail!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 13, 2011

On Monday, November 22nd, 2010, a host of theatre actors took part in an exclusive concert and cocktail reception featuring the music and lyrics of Steven Jamail. Check performances by Orfeh and Katie Rose Clark below!

STAGE TUBE: THE BATTERY'S DOWN Series Finale Part Two
by Robert Diamond - Dec 2, 2009

Musical web series 'The Battery's Down' premiered its three-part Series Finale on December 1st at 11:00PM. Episode 16, 'The Party's Over,' which features original songs by Ryan Scott Oliver and Kirsten Guenther (Mrs. Sharp) and the Tony Award-winning Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal).

STAGE TUBE: THE BATTERY'S DOWN Series Finale Part Three
by Robert Diamond - Dec 2, 2009

Musical web series 'The Battery's Down' premiered its three-part Series Finale on December 1st at 11:00PM. Episode 16, 'The Party's Over,' which features original songs by Ryan Scott Oliver and Kirsten Guenther (Mrs. Sharp) and the Tony Award-winning Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal).


Kirsten Guenther Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Kirsten Guenther written?
Kirsten Guenther has written 1 shows including Breaking Through (Book).