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VIDEO: Joshua Dela Cruz, Ali Ewoldt & More Join Broadway Barkada In 'You Will Be Foun Photo VIDEO: Joshua Dela Cruz, Ali Ewoldt & More Join Broadway Barkada In 'You Will Be Found' Music Video
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2020

Broadway Barkada today announced the release of a music video honoring essential workers and first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic. In conjunction, they have started up a GoFundMe page to help raise funds for one of their favorite small businesses, Jeepney, a Filipino restaurant in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.

East West Players Announces October Special Events Series Photo East West Players Announces October Special Events Series
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 30, 2019

East West Players, the nation's longest running theatre of color and largest producer of Asian American theatrical work, is proud to announce a series of special partnerships with Asian AF (the comedy variety show created by Upright Citizens Brigade Member Will Choi), and Crazy Talented Asians (the variety talent showcase created by Singer/Songwriter AJ Rafael) that will bring two multi-day events to the David Henry Hwang Theater in the Little Tokyo district of Downtown Los Angeles.

Announcing The Cast For OLIVERIO MainStreet's First Show Of The 2019/20 Season Photo Announcing The Cast For OLIVERIO MainStreet's First Show Of The 2019/20 Season
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 6, 2019

MainStreet Theatre Company, the resident professional company at the Lewis Family Playhouse, is excited to open their 19/20 season with the West Coast premiere of OLIVERio: A Brazilian Twist, running October 12 a?" 27, 2019.

Immersive D.I.V.A. SPEAKEASY SALON Launches At Rockwell Table & Stage Photo Immersive D.I.V.A. SPEAKEASY SALON Launches At Rockwell Table & Stage
by Alexa Criscitiello - Aug 2, 2019

Rockwell Table & Stage in association with actor, singer, and human empowerment ambassador Anthea Neri and associate producer Danny Bernardo proudly present the D.I.V.A. Speakeasy Salon, a variety show full of burlesque, music, magic, comedy, and more. Hosted by Neri and Bernardo, the D.I.V.A. Speakeasy Salon transforms the Rockwell into an all-encompassing, vintage experience that mixes the subversiveness of the Kit Kat Club with the immersiveness of Westworld. Planned as an ongoing series, the inaugural event will take place on Tuesday, August 20, 2019 8pm at Rockwell Table & Stage. Admission is $20 and tickets can be reserved at http://bit.ly/DIVA820.

BWW Review: East West Players' Winning MAMMA MIA! Takes It All! Photo BWW Review: East West Players' Winning MAMMA MIA! Takes It All!
by Gil Kaan - May 17, 2019

East West Players' Producing Artistic Director Snehal Desai sharply directs his en pointe cast in a crowd-rousing production of non-stop Abba hits, the most joyous MAMMA MIA! Choreographer Preston Mui has created intricate, very FUN dance routines, deftly executed by all. Joan Almedilla as Donna Sheridan and Grace Yoo as her daughter Sophie - take this production to another celestial level.

East West Players Announces Cast And Creative Team Of MAMMA MIA! Photo East West Players Announces Cast And Creative Team Of MAMMA MIA!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 13, 2019

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theater of color and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for award-winning Broadway musical Mamma Mia! With music and lyrics by Benny Andersson & Bjorn Ulvaeus, and book by Catherine Johnson, Mamma Mia! is directed by East West Players' Producing Artistic Director Snehal Desai, musical direction by Marc Macalintal, and choreography by Preston Mui. Mamma Mia! begins performances on May 9th and runs through June 9, 2019, with opening night on May 16, 2019.

Photo Flash: A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Returns To The Catalina With An All Star Cast! Photo Photo Flash: A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Returns To The Catalina With An All Star Cast!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 21, 2018

A Little New Music returned to the Catalina Jazz Club in the heart of Hollywood on Tuesday, March 6 with a stellar lineup of singers and new musical theatre songs. Scroll down for photos from this exciting evening!

Photo Flash: Take a Look at A Little New Music in Rehearsal for Their Return to the C Photo Photo Flash: Take a Look at A Little New Music in Rehearsal for Their Return to the Catalina
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 2, 2018

A Little New Music returns to the Catalina Jazz Club in the heart of Hollywood on Tuesday, March 6 at 8:30pm, with a stellar lineup of singers and exciting new musical theatre songs! Scroll down for photos of the cast in rehearsal.

Kerry O'Malley, Deedee Magno Hall, and Tony Award Nominee Valarie Pettiford Join 'A L Photo Kerry O'Malley, Deedee Magno Hall, and Tony Award Nominee Valarie Pettiford Join 'A Little New Music'
by Julie Musbach - Feb 23, 2018

A Little New Music will spotlight a diverse array of artists performing new and unheard musical theatre songs in a classic cabaret setting at Hollywood's historic Catalina Jazz Club on Tuesday, March 6 at 8:30pm.  Audiences of A Little New Music's concert series discover firsthand pieces of musical theatre that could become Broadway hits.

A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Returns To the Catalina in Hollywood With Hosts J. Elaine Marcos a Photo A LITTLE NEW MUSIC Returns To the Catalina in Hollywood With Hosts J. Elaine Marcos and Michelle Ortiz
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 7, 2018

On Tuesday, March 6 at 8:30pm, A Little New Music (ALNM) presents its sixteenth concert of the latest 'new or unheard' musical theatre songs at the historic Catalina Jazz Club. Be among the first to discover the best new writing for Broadway, brought to life by LA's premier performing artists and the ALNM band. The event is co-hosted by Broadway's J. Elaine Marcos (ANNIE, PRISCILLA) and MadTV's Michelle Ortiz under the guest music direction of singer, songwriter, and arranger Jan Roper (Hollywood Bowl, Musical Theatre Guild).

Deedee Magno Hall and Cliffton Hall to Lead NEXT TO NORMAL at East West Players; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

East West Players (EWP), the nation's longest-running professional theatre of color in the country and the largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work, has announced the cast and creative team for Next to Normal, which begins performances on May 12 and runs until June 11, 2017, with opening night on May 17.

O-Lan Jones's ICELAND to Play in Concert at Ford Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Overtone Industries, a celebrated force in the evolution of contemporary music theatre and experimental opera, will share the next phase of its epic new multidisciplinary production, ICELAND, in concert form, at the Ford Theatres' stunning, newly renovated amphitheatre in Los Angeles today, October 7, 2016 at 8:30pm.

O-Lan Jones's ICELAND to Play in Concert at Ford Amphitheatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Overtone Industries, a celebrated force in the evolution of contemporary music theatre and experimental opera, will share the next phase of its epic new multidisciplinary production, ICELAND, in concert form, at the Ford Theatres' stunning, newly renovated amphitheatre in Los Angeles on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 8:30pm.

Overtone Industries Presents The ICELAND Concert at the Ford, Friday, October 7th
by Ellen Dostal - Oct 4, 2016

Overtone Industries, a celebrated force in the evolution of contemporary music theatre and experimental opera, will share the next phase of its epic new multidisciplinary production, ICELAND, in concert form, at the Ford Theatres' stunning, newly renovated amphitheatre in Los Angeles on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 8:30pm.

ICELAND Holds Concert
by Liz Cearns - Sep 22, 2016

Overtone Industries, a celebrated force in the evolution of contemporary music theatre and experimental opera, will share the next phase of its epic new multidisciplinary production, ICELAND, in concert form, at the Ford Theatres' stunning, newly renovated amphitheatre in Los Angeles on Friday, October 7, 2016 at 8:30pm. Written and composed by O-Lan Jones, in collaboration with critically acclaimed Irish singer-songwriter Emmett Tinley, ICELAND is a modern love story, set in a mythical and timeless world, where ancient creatures challenge the hero and heroine on an archetypal journey. The work tells an intimate story, beginning in an Icelandic airport and journeying off the map of the known world, into the realm of "The Hiddenfolk" and the vast mythic inner landscapes of Iceland. The ICELAND Concert at the Ford, presented for the first time with full orchestration and complete score, will be directed and choreographed by local legend Ken Roht, with musical direction by David O, as well as additional creative scenic design elements and impressionistic costumes. Additional information can be found at fordtheatres.org.

Photo Flash: National Asian Artists Project's PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE Gala Does DREAMGIRLS, THE KING AND I, LES MIS and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2015

National Asian Artists Project celebrated its 5th Anniversary of 'showcasing the work of Asian-American theatre artists through performance, outreach and educational programming' on October 5th at 8pm at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts (56 LaGuardia Place) with PAST, PRESENT & FUTURE, a one-night-only Gala Benefit evening featuring a line-up of show-stopping wall-to-wall musical numbers from Broadway shows, highlights from past NAAP productions and current material, as well as what Ms. Lee hopes to stage in the future. BroadwayWorld has photos of the performances below!

THE CALICO BUFFALO Set for NYMF, Now thru 7/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) in association with Bosc Publishing Company, Inc. presents The Calico Buffalo a new musical fable with book, music and lyrics by EJ Stapleton, and music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winning composer Peter Stopschinski. Craig J. George directs a cast of ten, including Jennifer Apple, Rachel Coloff*, Rhys Gilyeat*, Zachary Infante*, Stephen Mark, Anthea Neri*, Rachel Rhodes-Devey*, Brooke Shapiro*, Kevin Sims*, and Max Wilcox*. The Calico Buffalo is being staged at PTC Performance Space, 555 West 42nd Street (bet. 10th & 11th Avenues) in NYC for five performances from tonight, July 8 through Thursday, July 16, 2015. *Appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association.

BWW JR: The Calico Buffalo
by Erin Leigh Peck - Jun 25, 2015

When the first-born son to the Queen & the Chief of all buffalo arrives covered nose-tip to tail with the markings of a calico kitten, the entire buffalo nation is catapulted into the adventure of a lifetime. The Calico Buffalo is the story of this nation's journey to find out what to do about so unusual a child. A journey on which they will discover the value of tolerance and acceptance, and the unparalleled power of forgiveness..

THE CALICO BUFFALO Set for NYMF, 7/8-16
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 10, 2015

The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) in association with Bosc Publishing Company, Inc. presents The Calico Buffalo a new musical fable with book, music and lyrics by EJ Stapleton, and music and lyrics by Grammy Award-winning composer Peter Stopschinski. Craig J. George directs a cast of ten, including Jennifer Apple, Rachel Coloff*, Rhys Gilyeat*, Zachary Infante*, Stephen Mark, Anthea Neri*, Rachel Rhodes-Devey*, Brooke Shapiro*, Kevin Sims*, and Max Wilcox*. The Calico Buffalo is being staged at PTC Performance Space, 555 West 42nd Street (bet. 10th & 11th Avenues) in NYC for five performances from Wednesday, July 8 through Thursday, July 16, 2015. *Appearing courtesy of Actors' Equity Association.

DISENCHANTED! to Close This Sunday Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

?Producers Don Frantz (Beauty and the Beast) and Jonathan Pollard (I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change) announced today that after 30 previews and 139 regular performances Off-Broadway, DISENCHANTED! will play its final performance at Westside Theatre (407 West 43rd Street) on Sunday, June 14, 2015 at 7:30PM. 

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