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Andre Ptaszynski News

 
Bio:
Ptaszynski served as chief executive of the Really Useful Group from 2005 to 2011 and before that chief executive of Really Useful Theatres from 2000 to 2005. His most recent projects were working on Groundhog Day at the Old Vic as well as Matilda the Musical in the West End. During his time ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Ptaszynski served as chief executive of the Really Useful Group from 2005 to 2011 and before that chief executive of Really Useful Theatres from 2000 to 2005. His most recent projects were working on Groundhog Day at the Old Vic as well as Matilda the Musical in the West End. During his time ... (read complete bio)
Andre Ptaszynski, Producer of British Theatre and Television, Dies at 66 Photo Andre Ptaszynski, Producer of British Theatre and Television, Dies at 66
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that André Ptaszynski, British theatre producer and board member at the National Theatre, has died at age 66.

Great Performances to Premiere AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, and More of  Photo Great Performances to Premiere AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, THE SOUND OF MUSIC, and More of 'Broadway's Best'
by Kaitlin Milligan - Sep 25, 2018

Great Performances presents more of the Great White Way's brightest stars with a new "Broadway's Best" lineup premiering Fridays, November 2-23 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). Returning for a second year, this fall's lineup includes the beloved musicals "An American in Paris The Musical" and Rodgers & Hammerstein's "The Sound of Music," as well as documentaries about the making of John Leguizamo's Tony-nominated play "Latin History for Morons" and 21-time Tony-winning director and producer Harold Prince. All programs will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/gperf and PBS apps.

Photo Flash: Anthony Boyle, John Tiffany, Billie Piper and More at the Critics' Circle Theatre Awards 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2017

The Critics' Circle Theatre Awards 2016 were hosted today, Tuesday 31 January 2017, by the Critics' Circle Drama Section Chairman Mark Shenton, at the Prince of Wales Theatre, London. Scroll down for photos of the winners!

MATILDA THE MUSICAL Flies Into Melbourne This March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2016

The Melbourne Season of the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of MATILDA THE MUSICAL features four young actresses who will share the title role. They are (in alphabetical order) Dusty Bursill, Tiana Mirra, Alannah Parfett and Ingrid Torelli. The winner of over 50 international awards, including 12 for Best Musical, MATILDA THE MUSICAL is currently enjoying a sellout season in Sydney and will make its Melbourne Premiere at Princess Theatre from 13 March 2016, with tickets currently on sale from Ticketmaster for performances through to 22 May 2016.

West End's MATILDA to Open on Broadway Spring 2013?
by Robert Diamond - Feb 15, 2012

The show transfered to London's West End and opened November 24 to tremendous critical acclaim. Today, Michael Riedel reports in the New York Post that the show is now aiming to open on Broadway in the Spring of 2013, produced by the RSC themselves and overseen by Andre Ptaszynski, who formerly ran Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Really Useful Group.

Viagogo Teams with Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group to Form Ticketing Partnership
by Eddie Varley - Nov 9, 2008

Europe's leading secondary ticketing company, Viagogo has signed a deal with Andrew Lloyd Webber's Really Useful Group to become the company's official premium ticketing partner. The company is now the official and exclusive place for fans to get the best seats at all Really Useful Group hit productions, such as The Sound of Music and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.