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BWW Interview: Amy Toporek of HIT HER WITH THE SKATES at Hamilton Stage
by Leigh Scheps - May 16, 2017

The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Brandon Ethridge and choreography by Gina Ventura, opened last weekend at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ) from May 12 - 27, 2017. BroadwayWorld's Leigh Scheps talks with star, Amy Toporek, about her involvement with the show since inception plus what it's like performing on stage with Broadway's John Treacy Egan.

New Musical HIT HER WITH THE SKATES Sets Pre-New York Run in Rahway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2017

The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin, directed by Michael Schiralli with musical direction by Brandon Ethridge and choreography by Gina Ventura, will get a pre-New York developmental production at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ) from May 12 - 27, 2017.

BrightSide Theatre to Continue Sixth Season with MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, continues its sixth season - Classic Broadway. Moon Over Buffalo will perform at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville March 10-26, 2017.

New Musical HIT HER WITH THE SKATES to Play in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin will get a concert presentation at NYC's 54 Below (254 W 54 Street) before its pre-New York developmental production at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ).

New Musical HIT HER WITH THE SKATES to Play in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

The new musical, Hit Her with the Skates, by Christine Rea & Rick Briskin will get a concert presentation at NYC's 54 Below (254 W 54 Street) before its pre-New York developmental production at Hamilton Stage (UCPAC, Rahway, NJ).

BrightSide Theatre to Continue Sixth Season with MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, continues its sixth season - Classic Broadway. Moon Over Buffalo will perform at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville March 10-26, 2017.

12 Choreographers Announced For The A.W.A.R.D Show 2009 9/4-9/19
by Gabrielle Sierra - May 8, 2009

The Joyce Theater Foundation (New York), in association with the Philadelphia Live Arts Festival, The Dance Center of Columbia College Chicago and On the Boards (Seattle), is pleased to announce the 12 choreographers in each of the four cities who will participate in The A.W.A.R.D Show! 2009. The 48 participants were selected from a total of 218 applicants from across the country; one from each city will take home a $10,000 award to use toward the creation of a new dance work.

'Avenue Q' a Polished, Brilliant Musical Comedy Gem
by Paul W. Thompson - May 23, 2008

Simply put, 'Avenue Q' is a brilliant musical comedy, written, staged and performed by brilliant people, saying brilliant, insightful things about young adulthood and life in general-and the actors are having a fantastic time on stage every single night.

'Avenue Q' - A Naughty, Tuneful, Witty Delight
by Beau Higgins - May 14, 2008

In substance, AVENUE Q is a distant relative of THE LION KING, television's SESAME STREET and many a yuppie sitcom in the mold of FRIENDS. The actor/singer/dancers in AVENUE Q also serve as the show's puppet masters. AVENUE Q is inhabited by human people, puppet people, and puppet 'monsters.' The inhabitants of AVENUE Q live on a block of homes where the superintendent is former child star Gary Coleman

Photo Coverage: 'Avenue Q' Tour Washington DC Backstage
by Mark Rupp - Dec 3, 2007

The national touring company of Avenue Q makes a fuzzy and fun pit-stop at the National Theatre in Washington DC through December 9 before heading to Baltimore. Photographer Mark Rupp and other young fans were treated to a special VIP backstage tour with the cast and an introduction to the puppets and inner-workings of the hit Tony Award-winning musical.

Photo Coverage: Upright LA 9/24 with Stephen Oremus
by James Sims - Oct 2, 2007

Upright Cabaret's always sold-out audience was greeted a special treat on Monday, September 24th when producers Chris Isaacson and Shane Scheel along with music director Trapper Felides welcomed Stephen Oremus and friends to Eat on Sunset...

Photo Coverage: SF Avenue Q and Jersey Boys Cabaret
by BWW - Aug 22, 2007

The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation proudly presented a 'One-Night-Only Cabaret' featuring company members from the national tour casts of Avenue Q and Jersey Boys

Jersey Boys & Avenue Q Stars at One-Night Cabaret 8/20
by Eugene Lovendusky - Aug 12, 2007

The Richmond/Ermet AIDS Foundation proudly presents a One-Night-Only Cabaret featuring company members from the national tour casts of Avenue Q and Jersey Boys. The outrageous evening of song, dance and comedy - with a special surprise guest - will take place at the Post Street Theatre on Monday, August 20 at 7:30PM

Photo Flash: Avenue Q National Tour Launches in SF
by BWW - Aug 11, 2007

The 2004 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, AVENUE Q, officially launched its first national tour at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday, August 8.

Avenue Q Tour Hits SF Aug 7, Rush Tix Available
by Eugene Lovendusky - Aug 3, 2007

'Avenue Q' national tour launches at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre beginning August 7 through September 2. Rush tickets ($25) available at each performance!

Photo Coverage: Avenue Q Tour Press Rehearsal
by Mark Rupp - Jun 12, 2007

A press rehearsal was recently held for the first national tour of Avenue Q, which features a cast of thirteen veteran performers - many from the Las Vegas and Broadway productions of the show!

Avenue Q Tour Features Cast of Veteran Performers
by Eugene Lovendusky - Jun 10, 2007

The first national tour of the smash hit 'Avenue Q' features a cast of veteran performers from the Broadway and Las Vegas productions. Performances begin in San Francisco August 7, 2006.

Photo Coverage: Fifth NYMF Concert
by Ben Strothmann - Sep 21, 2006

On September 20th, the fifth of six free NYMF concerts was presented at the Times Square Virgin Megastore, who is partnering with the New York Musical Theatre Festival to give audiences a sneak peek of shows opening each week of the Festival.

Photo Flash: Journey to the West Dress Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2006

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and New Voice Theatre will present the New York premiere of Journey to the West, a new musical by Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor that will be seen as an official Next Link selection in the third annual NYMF

Photo Flash: NYMF's Journey to the West in Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2006

Journey to the West, an epic musical story combining Asian theatre conventions with Cirque du Soleil artistry, will play the 37 Arts Theatre (450 W. 37th St.) from September 25th through October 1st as part of the New York Musical Theatre Festival

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