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John Herrera Leads LOVELESS TEXAS, Full CastJohn Herrera Leads LOVELESS TEXAS, Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

BOOMERANG THEATRE COMPANY is pleased to announce Tony award nominee for The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Drama Desk award winner for In the Heights, John Herrera* (The Times They Are A-Changin', The Threepenny Opera, Man of La Mancha, The Adventures of Tom Sawyer, 1776, Shogun the Musical, Camelot), Kimberly JaJuan* (Marie Christine, Ragtime, King David), Trisha Jeffrey* (Motown the Musical, All Shook Up, Little Shop of Horrors, Rent), Amanda Lea LaVergne* (Annie, Grease), and Darren Ritchie* (Wonderland, Dracula the Musical, Little Shop of Horrors, Thoroughly Modern Millie, Bells Are Ringing, Les Miserables) have joined the cast of LOVELESS TEXAS. Rounding out the cast are Colin Barkell, Brett Benowitz, CJ Eldred*, Joe Joseph*, Chase Kamata*, Annette Navarro, and Bligh Voth*. (more...)

BWW Review: Celebrating Girl Power with BEEHIVE The 60's MusicalBWW Review: Celebrating Girl Power with BEEHIVE The 60's Musical
by Andria Tieman - Jun 5, 2017

BEEHIVE is a musical so jam-packed with hits that it's almost overwhelming.  Though this show is not a traditional musical so much as it's a musical revue, there is a nice loose plot running through the whole production that serves to give the songs political and social context and really drive home how tumultuous the 1960s were and how dramatically different the early part of the decade was from the end of it.  The cast of seven women start out as young adults, and then as the time of the songs passes, they grow up, learn more about the world, and channel that knowledge back into the music.  It's a fun night of nostalgia, but also one that doesn't completely sugarcoat the problems of the past. (more...)

Theatre By The Sea to Host Ultimate Celebration of Female Empowerment!Theatre By The Sea to Host Ultimate Celebration of Female Empowerment!
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Are you ready to recall the days of miniskirts, transistor radios and flower power? Bill Hanney's award winning Theatre By The Sea (TBTS) is set to make its own kind of music with BEEHIVE The '60s Musical, the ultimate celebration of 1960's female empowerment. Performances begin Wednesday, May 31 and plays thru Sunday, June 18, 2017. Press night is scheduled for Friday, June 2 at 8p.m. (more...)

Boomerang's LOVELESS TEXAS to Receive Private Industry Reading 10/20Boomerang's LOVELESS TEXAS to Receive Private Industry Reading 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Boomerang Theatre Company (Tim Errickson, Artistic Director) is pleased to continue the artistic development of LOVELESS TEXAS, the new musical from Boomerang Associate Artistic Director Cailin Heffernan and composer Henry Aronson. LOVELESS TEXAS will receive an invitation-only industry reading in New York City on Thursday October 20th. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Molly Tynes, Tony Vierling, Tom Berklund, and More in Ordway's A CHORUS LINESTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights of Molly Tynes, Tony Vierling, Tom Berklund, and More in Ordway's A CHORUS LINE
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts presents A Chorus Line, now playing through Feb. 28. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Molly Tynes, Tony Vierling, Tom Berklund, and More in Ordway's A CHORUS LINEPhoto Flash: First Look at Molly Tynes, Tony Vierling, Tom Berklund, and More in Ordway's A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts presents A Chorus Line, now playing through Feb. 28.  BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Molly Tynes, Tony Vierling, Tom Berklund and More Set for A CHORUS LINE at the Ordway TonightMolly Tynes, Tony Vierling, Tom Berklund and More Set for A CHORUS LINE at the Ordway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to present A Chorus Line, tonight, Feb. 16, through Feb. 28. (more...)

Molly Tynes, Tony Vierling, Tom Berklund and More Set for A CHORUS LINE at the Ordway, 2/16Molly Tynes, Tony Vierling, Tom Berklund and More Set for A CHORUS LINE at the Ordway, 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to present A Chorus Line, Feb. 16-28. Tickets for the Ordway produced musical start at $37 and can be purchasedhere. A Chorus Line is sponsored by U.S. Bank. (more...)

The Ordway to Present A CHORUS LINEThe Ordway to Present A CHORUS LINE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts is excited to present A Chorus Line, Feb. 16-28. Tickets for the Ordway produced musical start at $37 and can be purchased online at www.ordway.org, by phone at 651-224-4222 or in-person at the Ordway ticket office. (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Who Could Ask for Anything More of Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT?BWW REVIEW: Who Could Ask for Anything More of Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT?
by Jan Nargi - Aug 2, 2015

You won't be slipped a Mickey Finn, but Maine's Ogunquit Playhouse will knock you off your feet with its 'delishious' production of NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT running through August 15. Chock-a-block full of bootleggers, playboys, dancing girls and temperance leaders, NICE WORK is a non-stop musical feast with non-stop screwball laughs. (more...)

Breaking News: Valerie Harper Replaced by Brenda Vaccaro in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITBreaking News: Valerie Harper Replaced by Brenda Vaccaro in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2015

Academy Award nominated film star Brenda Vaccaro will step into the role of Millicent Winter in the production of Nice Work If You Can Get It now playing on the Ogunquit Playhouse stage through August 15. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/31; Ogunquit's NICE WORK, a 'Brilliant' BENT at CTG, LIZA and More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/31; Ogunquit's NICE WORK, a 'Brilliant' BENT at CTG, LIZA and More!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 31, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Chicago, Maine, New Orleans and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include Ogunquit's NICE WORK, DAMES AT SEA at The Winter Playhouse, and LIZA in New Orleans, just to name a few. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Valerie Harper, Sally Struthers and More in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITPhoto Flash: First Look at Valerie Harper, Sally Struthers and More in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

BroadwayWorld is excited to bring you a first look at Ogunquit Playhouse's stage, screen and television Valerie Harper starring in the role of the wealthy and stylish 'Millicent Winter' in the delightful Nice Work If You Can Get It, on stage July 22, to August 15.  Check out the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at Ogunquit PlayhouseBWW Reviews: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Trevor Worden - Jul 27, 2015

Great theater happening Maine! Check out the Review on broadwayworld.com (more...)

Sally Struthers & Valerie Harper Lead NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, Beginning Tonight at Ogunquit PlayhouseSally Struthers & Valerie Harper Lead NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT, Beginning Tonight at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse recently announced that star of stage, screen and television Valerie Harper would star in the role of the wealthy and stylish 'Millicent Winter' in the delightful Nice Work If You Can Get It, on stage tonight, July 22, to August 15. (more...)

Valerie Harper to Join Sally Struthers in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at Ogunquit PlayhouseValerie Harper to Join Sally Struthers in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to announce that star of stage, screen and television Valerie Harper will join the cast in the role of the wealthy and stylish Millicent Winter in the delightful Nice Work If You Can Get It on stage July 22 to August 15. Also joining the cast is two-time Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers as the Dutchess Estonia, a temperance enforcer who is set against a gang of bootleggers in this madcap musical comedy set during the Roaring Twenties. This brand-new musical written by Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro is based on material by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse and was nominated in 2012 for 10 Tony Awards, winning two. This high-stepping Broadway musical recalls the golden age of American musicals, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering Broadway costumes and a treasure trove of George and Ira Gershwin's most beloved songs, including "But Not For Me," "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off," "I've Got a Crush on You" and "Someone to Watch Over Me." (more...)

BWW Reviews: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at the GatewayBWW Reviews: NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at the Gateway
by Melissa Giordano - Jun 17, 2015

It is truly a pleasure seeing Nice Work If You Can Get It at Bellport's Gateway Theatre. It has a zany and charming story, a beautiful Gershwin score, and the theatre is absolutely stunning. Most importantly, however, the cast is super-beyond talented. After all, many of them come from Broadway. (more...)

Steve Blanchard, Dee Hoty and More Among Stars of Lyric Theatre's 2014 Summer Shows; Cast & Creatives Announced!Steve Blanchard, Dee Hoty and More Among Stars of Lyric Theatre's 2014 Summer Shows; Cast & Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma today announced casting and production teams for its annual summer shows, featuring new and returning national talent, including Steve Blanchard, George Dvorsky, Dee Hoty, Victoria Huston-Elem, Meredith Inglesby, Amanda Lea LaVergne, Danny Rothman, Emily Skinner, Chuck Wagner, and more. All four productions- LES MISERABLES, DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID, MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, and A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC - will perform at the Civic Center Music Hall in Oklahoma City. (more...)

BWW Flashback: ANNIE Revival Ends Broadway Run TodayBWW Flashback: ANNIE Revival Ends Broadway Run Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 5, 2014

ANNIE will play its final performance on Broadway today, January 5, 2014. Upon closing, the production, which opened on November 8, 2012 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street), will have played 487 performances and 38 previews. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you on a look back through the musical's revival run on the Great White Way! (more...)

Josh Walker's New Musical TOULOUSE! Set for NYTB in the D-Lounge, 11/11Josh Walker's New Musical TOULOUSE! Set for NYTB in the D-Lounge, 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2013

New works home New York Theatre Barn will present the first New York City presentation of musical excerpts from Toulouse! The Musical! by Chicago-based writers Josh Walker (Jeff-nominated for music directing Sexy Baby) and John David Nelson on Monday, November 11, 2013 at 7:30 PM at the Daryl Roth Theatre in New York City as part of New York Theatre Barn's revolutionary new musical development platform NYTB in the D-Lounge, produced by Laura Brandel and Jason Najjoum. Josh Walker is currently featured in the Radio City Christmas Spectacular. (more...)

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