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Willie Reale

 
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Writing

Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter/Lyricist
Bookwriter
Lyricist


Willie Reale Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Book of a Musical
Willie Reale , A Year with Frog and Toad
 
Tony Awards - 2003 - Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre
Willie Reale, A Year with Frog and Toad

Willie Reale News

A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD at Santa Fe Playhouse Next Month Photo A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD at Santa Fe Playhouse Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2022

Frog and Toad are the amphibious best buddies from Arnold Lobel's well-loved children's books. The pair takes to the stage in A Year with Frog and Toad, with music by Robert Reale, and book and lyrics by Willie Reale, opening at Santa Fe Playhouse at 7:30 p.m. on Saturday, December 3. Previews are Thursday, December 1 and Friday, December 2.

Ballyhoo Theatre Presents A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD This Month Photo Ballyhoo Theatre Presents A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD This Month
by Grace Cutler - Jul 9, 2022

Performances From July 15th to July 17th at The Phoenix Theatre.

Utah Premiere of SLEEPING GIANT & More Announced for Salt Lake Acting Company 22/23 S Photo Utah Premiere of SLEEPING GIANT & More Announced for Salt Lake Acting Company 22/23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 17, 2022

Salt Lake Acting Company has announced its lineup of 22/23 programming, comprising the theatre company’s 51st Season. Four plays comprise the season, two of which were previously developed in SLAC’s New Play Sounding Series. 

OUTDOORS @ THE SHAW to Return This Summer Photo OUTDOORS @ THE SHAW to Return This Summer
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2022

The Shaw Festival will once again go al fresco with a series of specially produced performances, concert series and curated experiences throughout the summer and fall. Popular Outdoors @ The Shaw events return with new enchanting and imaginative encounters at various locations in and around the Festival grounds and Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Duluth Playhouse Announces Opening Night for A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD TYA at the Fam Photo Duluth Playhouse Announces Opening Night for A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD TYA at the Family Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 22, 2022

Duluth Playhouse proudly announces Opening Night for the award-winning Broadway musical A Year With Frog and Toad TYA at the Family Theatre Saturday April 23rd.

The Play Group Theatre Presents THE DINOSAUR MUSICAL Photo The Play Group Theatre Presents THE DINOSAUR MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2022

The Play Group Theatre presents The Dinosaur Musical. A delicious treat for the whole family!

Overshadowed Theatrical Productions to Present A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD Photo Overshadowed Theatrical Productions to Present A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 13, 2022

Overshadowed Theatrical Productions will bring Caldecott and Newberry award winner Arnold Lobel’s classic children’s book series Frog and Toad to the stage in A Year with Frog and Toad.

UK Tour of DREAMGIRLS Heads to Milton Keynes Theatre Photo UK Tour of DREAMGIRLS Heads to Milton Keynes Theatre
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 5, 2022

Dreamgirls stars Nicole Raquel Dennis as Effie White with Sharlene Hector performing the role at certain performances. Milton Keynes actress Natalie Kassanga will play the role of Deena Jones at Milton Keynes Theatre, her hometown venue.

The Firehouse Theatre Announces 2022 Season Photo The Firehouse Theatre Announces 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 8, 2021

The Firehouse Theatre has¬†announced its ‚ÄúGreat Adventure 2022 Season‚ÄĚ. The season includes¬†Violet,¬†Anything Goes,¬†Big Fish: Small Cast,¬†The SpongeBob Musical,¬†Catch Me If You Can,¬†and¬†Disney‚Äôs Beauty and the Beast.¬†

San Diego Junior Theatre to Present A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD Photo San Diego Junior Theatre to Present A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021

San Diego Junior Theatre will present A Year with Frog and Toad, the first show of its 74th Season. A Year with Frog and Toad is the touching story of two unlikely friends, the cheerful Frog, and curmudgeonly Toad.

Willie Reale Videos

VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer for DREAMGIRLS Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer for DREAMGIRLS

by Stage Tube - Feb 9, 2018

A dazzling new trailer for the multi award-winning West End production Dreamgirls has been released today. Watch the full trailer below! Presented by Sonia Friedman Productions, this critically acclaimed musical is now booking at the Savoy Theatre in London through to 22nd September 2018.

VIDEO: Get a Look Behind the Scenes at the Costumes of DREAMGIRLS Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a Look Behind the Scenes at the Costumes of DREAMGIRLS

by Stage Tube - Jan 2, 2018

Go behind the scenes at London's most fabulous show, Dreamgirls, to find out how the stunning costumes help to tell the story. Check out the video here!

BWW TV: It's Only the Beginning - Watch Highlights from DREAMGIRLS, Starring Amber Riley, in London!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 14, 2016

The long-awaited UK premiere of Dreamgirls opens tonight, Wednesday 14 December at the Savoy Theatre in London, 35 years after originally opening on Broadway. Below, watch highlights just in time for this evening's premiere, plus click here for a new batch of production shots!

BWW TV: Watch Amber Riley Perform 'I Am Changing' from the UK Premiere of DREAMGIRLS
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 19, 2016

An exclusive new video has been released in advance of the long-awaited UK premiere of Dreamgirls which will have preview performances at the Savoy Theatre from 19 November and Opening Night on Wednesday 14 December 2016.

BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE-HONEYMOON IN VEGAS' Rob McClure!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - Mar 1, 2015

Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, Richard welcomes Broadway favorite Rob McClure, who is currently starring in Honeymoon in Vegas at the Nederlander Theatre. Watch as they discuss the show, how he got his start at Paper Mill Playhouse, his obsession with video games, and so much more. Check out the full interview below!

STAGE TUBE: A Scene from Chicago Children's Theatre's A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2013

Chicago Children's Theatre (CCT) opens Season 8: Grow tonight with a delightful new production of A Year with Frog and Toad, the Tony-nominated musical based on the Frog and Toad books by Arnold Lobel, directed by Henry Godinez. Performances run through November 24 at the Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn St., Chicago. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in action below!

STAGE TUBE: Williamstown Theatre Festival Staff 'Lip Dubs' Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now'
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2013

In honor of the conclusion of the 2013 Williamstown Theatre Festival, the staff, including interns, apprentices, and more crafted an elaborate 'Lip Dup' to the tune of Queen's 'Don't Stop Me Now.' Check it out below!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Williamstown Theatre Festival's ANIMAL CRACKERS!
by Stage Tube - Jul 3, 2013

Williamstown Theatre Festival is currently presenting ANIMAL CRACKERS, directed by Henry Wishcamper. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes of Williamstown Theatre Festival's ANIMAL CRACKERS Sitzprobe
by Stage Tube - Jun 27, 2013

Williamstown Theatre Festival is currently presenting ANIMAL CRACKERS, directed by Henry Wishcamper and opening tonight, June 27. In the video below go behind the scenes of the cast sitzprobe!

STAGE TUBE: DREAMGIRLS Solo Remix!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 14, 2010

Actor and performer Israel Cortez is becoming quite the YouTube sensation thanks in part to his solo remix interpretation of the powerhouse song 'It's All Over' from the film version of the musical 'Dreamgirls'. Cortez, a La Palma, California, resident, plays all the parts in the song, which is sung by Jamie Foxx, Keith Robinson, Beyonce, Anika Noni Rose and Sharon Leal as they confront Jennifer Hudson's 'Effie'.


Willie Reale Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Willie Reale written?
Willie Reale has written 3 shows including Quark Victory (Bookwriter/Lyricist), A Year with Frog and Toad (Bookwriter/Lyricist), The Dinosaur Musical (Bookwriter/Lyricist).

What awards has Willie Reale been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for A Year with Frog and Toad and Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre (Tony Awards) for A Year with Frog and Toad .