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Theatre credits include Bat Out of Hell (West End, NY City Center), The Fantasticks (Off-Broadway), The General from America (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival), Troilus in Troilus and Cressida (Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble), Young Scrooge in A Christmas Carol and Peter in Ivanov (Trinity Repertory ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre credits include Bat Out of Hell (West End, NY City Center), The Fantasticks (Off-Broadway), The General from America (Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival), Troilus in Troilus and Cressida (Bread Loaf Acting Ensemble), Young Scrooge in A Christmas Carol and Peter in Ivanov (Trinity Repertory ... (read complete bio)
Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards; First Stats Announced! Photo Vote For The 2021 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards; First Stats Announced!
by BWW - Dec 6, 2021

Our readers set the nominees, and now voting is open for the 2021 BroadwayWorld San Diego Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

VIDEO: Sneak Peek of DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Photo VIDEO: Sneak Peek of DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 3, 2021

Back for another incredible year, the family favorite features the songs 'Santa for a Day,' 'You're a Mean One, Mr. Grinch,' and 'Welcome, Christmas (Fah Who Doraze),' the delightful carol from the popular animated version of How the Grinch Stole Christmas!

BWW Review: Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at The Old Globe Photo BWW Review: Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Nov 16, 2021

This year’s Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! at The Old Globe, is not only bringing the green meanie back to live theatre but also features a Grinch that will not only steal Christmas but your heart as well.  Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! is playing at The Old Globe through December 31st.

Photos: First Look at HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS at the Old Globe Theatre Photo Photos: First Look at HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS at the Old Globe Theatre
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 13, 2021

The production runs November 10, 2021 – December 31, 2021 at the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Regular ticket prices start at $29, and children’s (17 years and under) ticket prices start at $19. For additional information about Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas, visit www.TheOldGlobe.org. 

Andrew Polec to Star as The Grinch in DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! at  Photo Andrew Polec to Star as The Grinch in DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! at The Old Globe; Full Cast Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2021

The Old Globe announced today its full cast and creative team for the live, in-person return of Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The cast will be led by Andrew Polec as The Grinch. Polec returns to The Old Globe after his performance as Berger in the 2021 summer hit production of Hair, The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical.

BWW Interview: Andrew Polec Talks Winning THE KURT WEILL FOUNDATION FOR MUSIC'S 23RD  Photo BWW Interview: Andrew Polec Talks Winning THE KURT WEILL FOUNDATION FOR MUSIC'S 23RD ANNUAL LOTTE LENYA COMPETITION and Performing in HAIR at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 30, 2021

Andrew Polec talks about winning The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music's 23rd Annual Lotte Lenya Competition and what he loves about performing HAIR at The Old Globe through October 3rd.

Andrew Polec Wins The International Lotte Lenya Competition â€" Theatrical/Voice Photo Andrew Polec Wins The International Lotte Lenya Competition â€" Theatrical/Voice
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 8, 2021

Andrew Polec, 32, actor/singer/musician/composer from Doylestown, PA, is honored to have been named the first prize winner in The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music 's 23rd Annual Lotte Lenya Competition, which took place in New York City on August 28, 2021. He received the $20,000 First Prize plus a $2,000 Finalist Prize, for a total of $22,000. Each of his four selections were a fully realized one-act drama. 

Winners Of The 23rd Annual Lotte Lenya Competition Announced Photo Winners Of The 23rd Annual Lotte Lenya Competition Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 31, 2021

The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music announced the winners of the 23rd annual Lotte Lenya Competition, which took place before an invitation-only audience at the Riverside Theatre in New York City on August 28.

VIDEO: Tyler Hardwick, Andrew Polec, and the Cast of HAIR at the Old Globe Perform 'H Photo VIDEO: Tyler Hardwick, Andrew Polec, and the Cast of HAIR at the Old Globe Perform 'Hair'
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2021

Check out this all new video featuring footage from the show! Learn more about the show and how to purchase tickets here!

BWW Review: HAIR at The Old Globe Photo BWW Review: HAIR at The Old Globe
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 18, 2021

HAIR feels like a fitting show to open after the extended theatre shut down; it's full of hope, rage, protests, and the desire to make change happen. The Old Globe brings back this musical with an incredibly talented cast who have outstanding vocals, and direction that shows how relevant the show's themes still are today.  HAIR is playing at The Old Globe through October 3rd.

The Old Globe Announces One-Week Extension of HAIR Photo The Old Globe Announces One-Week Extension of HAIR
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 13, 2021

Just two days before the opening performance of the American tribal love-rock musical Hair and amid strong demand in tickets, The Old Globe announced a one-week extension of the show due to popular demand. Resident Artist James Vásquez (The Old Globe’s American Mariachi and Tiny Beautiful Things) directs a cast of 16.

BWW Interview: Storm Lever Talks HAIR at The Old Globe and 
Why the Show Is More Rel Photo BWW Interview: Storm Lever Talks HAIR at The Old Globe and Why the Show Is More Relevant Than Ever
by E.H. Reiter - Aug 12, 2021

Storm Lever talks about how she made San Diego her quarantine home, how her activism during that time feels like it directly speaks to her role in HAIR, and what the audience can expect for this show at The Old Globe. Playing through September 26th

Final Round of the 23rd Annual Lotte Lenya Competition to Stream in August Photo Final Round of the 23rd Annual Lotte Lenya Competition to Stream in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2021

The Kurt Weill Foundation for Music today announced streaming distribution plans for the final round of the 23rd annual Lotte Lenya Competition, the internationally renowned theatrical singing contest, which is set to take place before an invitation-only audience in New York City on Saturday, August 28, 2021.

Andrew Polec Concert Streams on Stellar Beginning This Week Photo Andrew Polec Concert Streams on Stellar Beginning This Week
by Stephi Wild - Jul 24, 2021

Learn more about the performance, how to watch the stream, and get tickets, here!

It's the Summer of Love in The Old Globe's Outdoor Theatre! Photo It's the Summer of Love in The Old Globe's Outdoor Theatre!
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 13, 2021

The Old Globe is proud to present the American tribal love-rock musical Hair, which marks the Globe’s first full-scale production in 17 months since the pandemic.

HAIR, The Legendary Love-Rock Musical to Take the Stage at The Old Globe Photo HAIR, The Legendary Love-Rock Musical to Take the Stage at The Old Globe
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 9, 2021

The Old Globe presents the American tribal love-rock musical Hair, which marks the Globe's first full-scale production in 17 months since the pandemic.

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Updated Covid Plan for Live Performances Photo Bucks County Playhouse Announces Updated Covid Plan for Live Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 26, 2021

 As Pennsylvania loosened its Covid-19 mask mandate and other restrictions, and the CDC revised its guidelines, Bucks County Playhouse has announced a measured approach in the short term for the reopening of the theater as it continues to welcome back audiences.  

NYC Nightlife Stars Flock To Bucks County Playhouse To Entertain Eager Audiences Photo NYC Nightlife Stars Flock To Bucks County Playhouse To Entertain Eager Audiences
by Stephen Mosher - May 17, 2021

Bucks County Playhouse has a new Broadway concert series curated by Birdland's Jim Caruso, so you know it's going to be good.

Andrew Polec Will Perform 'Legacy Of Love' at Bucks County Playhouse Photo Andrew Polec Will Perform 'Legacy Of Love' at Bucks County Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2021

Andrew Polec, Doylestown native and star of the international tour of “Bat Out of Hell”, shakes up the Broadway Spotlight Concert Series with this exciting new concert “Legacy of Love.”

Bucks County Playhouse Announces Free Outdoor Concert Photo Bucks County Playhouse Announces Free Outdoor Concert
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2021

On Saturday, May 1 Bucks County Playhouse will herald the arrival of spring with the unveiling of upgrades to its New Hope riverfront campus and a free “Boat Concert” at noon on the Delaware. Alexander Fraser invited the community to visit the Playhouse for the festivities, which includes the 12 Noon boat concert by singer Andrew Polec.

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