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The Artist Series Presents Celtic Thunder 10/25
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2009

Celtic Thunder, the hit Irish and Scottish male pop vocal group, has been dazzling audiences worldwide and will soon be dazzling Jacksonville when the group comes to the Times Union Center's Moran Theater on Sunday, October 25th at 7:00 PM for one performance only!

NYMF and Mass Street Productions Present STREET LIGHTS 10/13-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Mass Street Productions/Ryan J. Davis are proud to present the World Premiere of Street Lights, a contemporary musical drama by Joe Drymala. From the creators of the Broadway-bound White Noise, which was a hit at NYMF in 2006, Street Lights features a groundbreaking score that uses modern hip hop, R&B and pop to tell a timeless story in the musical language of today's youth, while creating a bridge to earlier generations by incorporating samples of old civil rights anthems within the modern songs and beats.

NYMF And Mass Street Productions/Ryan J. Davis Present STREET LIGHTS 10/13-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Mass Street Productions/Ryan J. Davis are proud to present the World Premiere of Street Lights, a contemporary musical drama by Joe Drymala. From the creators of the Broadway-bound White Noise, which was a hit at NYMF in 2006, Street Lights features a groundbreaking score that uses modern hip hop, R&B and pop to tell a timeless story in the musical language of today's youth, while creating a bridge to earlier generations by incorporating samples of old civil rights anthems within the modern songs and beats. Ryan J. Davis directs a cast of 14 including Carla Duren* (Bway: 110 in the Shade, Hairspray),Chad Carstarphen (Off-Bway: The Conscientious Objector), Miguel Jarquin-Moreland*, Kevin Curtis* (NYMF: Twilight in Manchego, Maccabeat), Gayle Turner* (Bway: The Wiz), Jim Stanek* (Bway: Story of My Life, Lestat, Little Women), Virginia Cavaliere (Regional: High School Musical), Joy Lynn Matthews* (Bway: The Music Man; Marie Christine), Roberto Araujo, Claudeen Benoit, Geri Brown, Jay Garcia*(Off-Bway: Altar Boyz), Ejyp Johnson, and Melissa Joyner all of whom are dedicated to supporting new musicals and whose credits encompass every major regional theater in the country, along with significant achievements in film, television and cabaret. Performances will be held at American Theatre for Actors (Chernuchin), 314 West 54th Street, (bet. 8th & 9th Avenues) in New York City from October 13th-18th.

Photo Flash: Old Globe Theater Presents STREETLIGHTS
by Gabrielle Sierra - Oct 14, 2009

Executive Producer Lou Spisto announced today that The Old Globe will produce the contemporary musical drama Street Lights. The new musical, created by composer and lyricist Joe Drymala, chronicles a group of inner city teenagers who fight to save their high school music program from being shut down. Directed by Ryan J. Davis, Street Lights uses hip hop, R&B and pop to tell a timeless story in the musical language of today's youth, while creating a bridge to earlier generations by incorporating samples of classic civil rights anthems.

NYMF And Mass Street Productions/Ryan J. Davis Present STREET LIGHTS 10/13-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Mass Street Productions/Ryan J. Davis are proud to present the World Premiere of Street Lights, a contemporary musical drama by Joe Drymala. From the creators of the Broadway-bound White Noise, which was a hit at NYMF in 2006, Street Lights features a groundbreaking score that uses modern hip hop, R&B and pop to tell a timeless story in the musical language of today's youth, while creating a bridge to earlier generations by incorporating samples of old civil rights anthems within the modern songs and beats. Ryan J. Davis directs a cast of 14 including Carla Duren* (Bway: 110 in the Shade, Hairspray),Chad Carstarphen (Off-Bway: The Conscientious Objector), Miguel Jarquin-Moreland*, Kevin Curtis* (NYMF: Twilight in Manchego, Maccabeat), Gayle Turner* (Bway: The Wiz), Jim Stanek* (Bway: Story of My Life, Lestat, Little Women), Virginia Cavaliere (Regional: High School Musical), Joy Lynn Matthews* (Bway: The Music Man; Marie Christine), Roberto Araujo, Claudeen Benoit, Geri Brown, Jay Garcia*(Off-Bway: Altar Boyz), Ejyp Johnson, and Melissa Joyner all of whom are dedicated to supporting new musicals and whose credits encompass every major regional theater in the country, along with significant achievements in film, television and cabaret. Performances will be held at American Theatre for Actors (Chernuchin), 314 West 54th Street, (bet. 8th & 9th Avenues) in New York City from October 13th-18th.

NYMF and Mass Street Productions Present STREET LIGHTS 10/13-18
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Mass Street Productions/Ryan J. Davis are proud to present the World Premiere of Street Lights, a contemporary musical drama by Joe Drymala. From the creators of the Broadway-bound White Noise, which was a hit at NYMF in 2006, Street Lights features a groundbreaking score that uses modern hip hop, R&B and pop to tell a timeless story in the musical language of today's youth, while creating a bridge to earlier generations by incorporating samples of old civil rights anthems within the modern songs and beats.

Bay Bridge Productions, Chris Bensinger, & Deborah Taylor Join NYMF's STREET LIGHTS' Producing Team
by Jessica Lewis - Oct 12, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Mass Street Productions and Ryan J. Davis have welcomed Bay Bridge Productions, Chris Bensinger, and Deborah Taylor to the Street Lights team of producers. Street Lights is a contemporary musical drama by Joe Drymala featuring a groundbreaking score that uses modern hip hop, R&B, and pop to tell a story in the musical language of today's youth, while creating a bridge to earlier generations by incorporating samples of old civil rights anthems within the modern songs and beats.

HALLOWEEN: The Musical Plays The Footlight Theater At The Parliament House Resort 10/3-10/31
by Gabrielle Sierra - Oct 9, 2009

Michael Wanzie & Kenny Howard of Wanzie Presents are delighted to announce the world premiere presentation of a new musical with book, lyrics and music by John B. deHaas, opening at the Footlight Theater at the Parliament House Resort on Saturday October 3 playing through and including Saturday October 31 - Halloween!

NYMF And Mass Street Productions/Ryan J. Davis Present STREET LIGHTS 10/13-18
by Reynard Loki - Sep 22, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Mass Street Productions/Ryan J. Davis are proud to present the World Premiere of Street Lights, a contemporary musical drama by Joe Drymala. From the creators of the Broadway-bound White Noise, which was a hit at NYMF in 2006, Street Lights features a groundbreaking score that uses modern hip hop, R&B and pop to tell a timeless story in the musical language of today's youth, while creating a bridge to earlier generations by incorporating samples of old civil rights anthems within the modern songs and beats. Ryan J. Davis directs a cast of 14 including Carla Duren* (Bway: 110 in the Shade, Hairspray),Chad Carstarphen (Off-Bway: The Conscientious Objector), Miguel Jarquin-Moreland*, Kevin Curtis* (NYMF: Twilight in Manchego, Maccabeat), Gayle Turner* (Bway: The Wiz), Jim Stanek* (Bway: Story of My Life, Lestat, Little Women), Virginia Cavaliere (Regional: High School Musical), Joy Lynn Matthews* (Bway: The Music Man; Marie Christine), Roberto Araujo, Claudeen Benoit, Geri Brown, Jay Garcia*(Off-Bway: Altar Boyz), Ejyp Johnson, and Melissa Joyner all of whom are dedicated to supporting new musicals and whose credits encompass every major regional theater in the country, along with significant achievements in film, television and cabaret. Performances will be held at American Theatre for Actors (Chernuchin), 314 West 54th Street, (bet. 8th & 9th Avenues) in New York City from October 13th-18th.

The Artist Series Presents Celtic Thunder 10/25
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 17, 2009

Celtic Thunder, the hit Irish and Scottish male pop vocal group, has been dazzling audiences worldwide and will soon be dazzling Jacksonville when the group comes to the Times Union Center's Moran Theater on Sunday, October 25th at 7:00 PM for one performance only!

NYMF and Mass Street Productions Present STREET LIGHTS 10/13-18
by Gabrielle Sierra - Sep 14, 2009

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and Mass Street Productions/Ryan J. Davis are proud to present the World Premiere of Street Lights, a contemporary musical drama by Joe Drymala. From the creators of the Broadway-bound White Noise, which was a hit at NYMF in 2006, Street Lights features a groundbreaking score that uses modern hip hop, R&B and pop to tell a timeless story in the musical language of today's youth, while creating a bridge to earlier generations by incorporating samples of old civil rights anthems within the modern songs and beats.

CELTIC THUNDER Returns To The Fox Theatre 11/1
by Gabrielle Sierra - Aug 6, 2009

Celtic Thunder is embarking on their 2009 North American Tour and will return to the Fox Theatre on Sunday, November 1 at 3 p.m.

Aaron, Boatman, Cobey, Fellner Cast In TIN PAN ALLEY RAG, Begins 6/12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast for the New York premiere of the new musical The Tin Pan Alley Rag, written by Mark Saltzman, with Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin & Scott Joplin, directed by Stafford Arima.

Aaron, Boatman, Cobey, Fellner Cast In TIN PAN ALLEY RAG, Begins 6/12
by Gabrielle Sierra - Apr 27, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full cast for the New York premiere of the new musical The Tin Pan Alley Rag, written by Mark Saltzman, with Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin & Scott Joplin, directed by Stafford Arima.

In Conversation: The Cast of 'Radio Golf' at the Denver Center
by Greg Rice - Apr 26, 2009

The cast sat down and talked with me about the play, education, African American attendance at the theater and more. Read on...

Roundabout to Present Saltzman Shaped Berlin & Joplin Musical TIN PAN ALLEY RAG for Summer 2009
by Eddie Varley - Apr 1, 2009

Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is proud to announce the New York premiere of the new musical The Tin Pan Alley Rag, written by Mark Saltzman, with Music & Lyrics by Irving Berlin & Scott Joplin, directed by Stafford Arima.

Photo Flash: Southern-Fried Comedy SORDID LIVES
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 17, 2009

The Footlight Players serves up a heaping helping of southern-fried comedy with Sordid Lives by Del Shores. Directed by Don Brandenburg, this uproarious comedy tells a story centered on a variety of colorful characters. The play opens March 20 at 8:00 PM at The Footlight Players on 20 Queen Street. The show runs through April 5. Tickets are $25 for adults, $22 for seniors, and $15 for students. To purchase tickets, call the Footlight Players Box Office at 843-722-4487 or go online to www.etix.com.

Veronicas Room Opens January 23, 2009
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2009

Veronicas Room, Ira Levin's wonderfully scary psychological thriller, opens at Port City Playhouse on January 23, 2009. Directed by Roy Hammond and starring Sherrionne Brown, Jerry Casagrande, Wendy R. Couchman and Cal Whitehurst, this show runs at Lee Center for the Performing Arts (1108 Jefferson Street Alexandria, VA 22314).

Veronicas Room Opens January 23, 2009
by Reynard Loki - Jan 12, 2009

Veronicas Room, Ira Levin's wonderfully scary psychological thriller, opens at Port City Playhouse on January 23, 2009. Directed by Roy Hammond and starring Sherrionne Brown, Jerry Casagrande, Wendy R. Couchman and Cal Whitehurst, this show runs at Lee Center for the Performing Arts (1108 Jefferson Street Alexandria, VA 22314).

CBS Announces Full Lineup & Recap for Kennedy Center Honors; Airing December 30
by Robert Diamond - Dec 8, 2008

Eminent artist friends and peers of this year's six honorees converged in Washington, D.C. last night (Dec. 7) to present entertaining and heartfelt tributes at THE 31ST ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, an entertainment special to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 30 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, with Caroline Kennedy as host for the sixth consecutive year.

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