TheaterWorksUSA's DOG MAN THE MUSICAL Extends Through August 11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA (Barbara Pasternack, Artistic Director; Michael Harrington, Managing Director) is proud to announce that the New York Times Critic's Pick Dog Man: The Musical will extend its run through August 11, 2019, with an updated schedule at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). This extension will allow TheaterWorksUSA's Family Summer Theater program to accommodate an additional 1,200 young people, on top of the over 4,000 free or highly subsidized tickets already offered for schools, camps, youth groups and active military and veteran families. Tickets are available by visiting twusa.org/DogMan or by calling (866) 811-4111. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Delivers Special Opening Night Finale at Broward Center for the Performing ArtsTHE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL Delivers Special Opening Night Finale at Broward Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

The cast of The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical welcomed students from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to the stage for a special reprise of 'Bring on the Monsters' following the opening night curtain call at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts in Fort Lauderdale, where the Off-Broadway hit continues its run through Sunday, June 30. (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA Announces Cast For DOG MAN: THE MUSICALTheaterWorksUSA Announces Cast For DOG MAN: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA (Barbara Pasternack, Artistic Director; Michael Harrington, Managing Director) is thrilled to announce the cast for the highly anticipated World Premiere of Dog Man: The Musical. Based on the worldwide bestselling hit series by Dav Pilkey, this production will begin performances on June 28 and end its limited run on August 4; opening night is set for Monday, July 8, 2019, at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). Tickets are available by visiting twusa.org/DogMan or by calling (866) 8114111. (more...)

27 Writers Of 9 New Musicals Announced For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat27 Writers Of 9 New Musicals Announced For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Founding Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the 27 writers of nine new musicals for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's summer weeklong residencies. This year's artists include Obie-winner Heather Christian, Kleban-winner Brian Crawley, TV and film writers Bekah Brunstetter (THIS IS US) and Cinco Paul (DESPICABLE ME), inaugural Stephen Schwartz Award winner Oliver Houser, and ASCAP Foundation scholarship winner Khiyon Hursey. The musicals cover a wide range of subjects. Four have LGBTQ themes: a historical look at Florida in the 1950s (IN A SUNSHINE STATE), a Palestinian/Israeli love story (BORDERS), a modern coming of age of a young black man (SEAN'S STORY PART I | THE AWAKENING), and a fantasy queer rock musical celebrating lady love (TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX). Two are darkly comedic historical musicals: one featuring Mary Magdelene (A.D. 16) and the second a WWII plot to foil Hitler (OPERATION MINCEMEAT). Other subjects include the opioid crisis (ALMOST HEAVEN), the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 (THE GOLDEN SPIKE), and a mystery involving a woman with a sleep disorder (NARCOLEPSY). (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA Releases Tickets for DOG MAN: THE MUSICAL to the General PublicTheaterWorksUSA Releases Tickets for DOG MAN: THE MUSICAL to the General Public
by Sarah Hookey - May 1, 2019

 TheaterWorksUSA (Barbara Pasternack, Artistic Director; Michael Harrington, Managing Director) continues to make high-quality family theater accessible in New York City this summer through its Family Summer Theater program,which will present the World Premiere of Dog Man:The Musical. (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA Announced The Creation Of Artistic Ambassadors At Last Night Benefit GalaTheaterWorksUSA Announced The Creation Of Artistic Ambassadors At Last Night Benefit Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2019

Last night, TheaterWorksUSA celebrated 57 years with its benefit at The Current at Chelsea Piers hosted by Broadway's James Snyder. The evening raised critical funds to support TheaterWorksUSA's mission which addresses the disproportionate accessibility of theater for young people by creating exceptional, transformative theatrical experiences for audiences in diverse communities throughout New York City and North America. The sold-out event honored TheaterWorksUSA champions, Marco Masotti and Tracy Stein, Judith C. Prince, and apple seeds. (more...)

Broadway's James Snyder to Host TheaterWorksUSA's Annual Spring BenefitBroadway's James Snyder to Host TheaterWorksUSA's Annual Spring Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA, the country's premier not-for-profit producer of professional theater for young and family audiences for over 57 years, will host its annual spring benefit at The Current at Chelsea Piers on Monday, April 29. Funds raised at the event will support TheaterWorksUSA's ongoing commitment to keeping theater accessible to diverse communities nationwide and providing opportunities for professional artists in New York City to create exceptional new work for young and family audiences. (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA Presents DOG MAN: THE MUSICALTheaterWorksUSA Presents DOG MAN: THE MUSICAL
by Sarah Hookey - Mar 19, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA (Barbara Pasternack, Artistic Director; Michael Harrington, Managing Director) is announcing that tickets to their highly anticipated production of Dog Man: The Musical are now available to TheaterWorksUSA members.  (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA's Original Musical THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: LOST IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM Makes A Stop In New York CityTheaterWorksUSA's Original Musical THE MAGIC SCHOOL BUS: LOST IN THE SOLAR SYSTEM Makes A Stop In New York City
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA will end their successful season at BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center with their original musical adaptation of the beloved book Magic School Bus: Lost In The Solar System. The family musical will be presented on Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 11am.Tickets are $30 (General Admission) and can be purchased by visiting tickets.tribecapac.org or by calling (212) 220-1460. (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA to Adapt DOG MAN Series Into Family MusicalTheaterWorksUSA to Adapt DOG MAN Series Into Family Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

TheaterWorksUSA announces their newest partnership with Writers House and Scholastic, the global children's publishing, education, and media company, by securing the rights to adapt the worldwide bestseller DOG MAN by Dav Pilkey for the stage. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Lightning Strikes Twice! Meet the Cast of THE LIGHTNING THIEF National TourPhoto Coverage: Lightning Strikes Twice! Meet the Cast of THE LIGHTNING THIEF National Tour
by Monroe George - Dec 15, 2018

The upcoming national tour of THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL -the musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, is getting ready to launch from Chicago next month! Check out photos of the cast in rehearsals below! (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA'a PETE THE CAT Musical Returns To NYCTheaterWorksUSA'a PETE THE CAT Musical Returns To NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

TheaterWorksUSA will bring their musical adaptation of the celebrated bookseries Pete the Cat back to New York City to BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007) on Saturday, November 24 & Sunday, November 25 at 11am. Tickets are $30 (General Admission) and can be purchased by visiting Tribecapac.org or by calling (212) 220-1460. (more...)

Theatre Works USA's PETE THE CAT Returns To The MACTheatre Works USA's PETE THE CAT Returns To The MAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Following three sold-out shows in the 2017-18 season, Theatreworks USA's "Pete the Cat" is back. Based on the popular books by James Dean and Eric Litwin, this family-friendly musical comes to the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) on Friday, Nov. 9 at 7 p.m. This hour-long play is recommended for ages 3 and up. (more...)

Long Island's Tilles Center to Present TheaterWorksUSA's ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER & FRIENDSLong Island's Tilles Center to Present TheaterWorksUSA's ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER & FRIENDS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

New York: For over 50 years TheaterWorksUSA has presented family-friendly adaptations of celebrated books on stages across the country.  This fall, TheaterWorksUSA will be offering its trademark brand of quality entertainment at Long Island's Tilles Center with their new musical Rosie Revere, Engineer & Friends, with a book by Lauren Gunderson, music by Brian Lowdermilk, lyrics by Kait Kerrigan and originally directed by Peter Flynn and choreography by Marcos Santana. The performance will take place  on September 15 at 2pm at Tilles Center (Tilles Center is located at LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd, Brookville NY) Tickets are $25, $15 and can be purchased by calling  516.299.3100 or by visiting tillescenter.org. (more...)

TheaterWorksUSA Returns to New York with Shows for Young AudiencesTheaterWorksUSA Returns to New York with Shows for Young Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

For over 50 years TheaterWorksUSA has presented family-friendly adaptations of celebrated books on stages across the country. This fall, TheaterWorksUSA will be offering its trademark brand of quality entertainment in New York as they partner with BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007) to present four shows based on beloved children's books Charlotte's Web, Pete the Cat, Dragons Love Tacos & The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System. (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Announces 2018 Writers, Including Tony, Emmy, Jonathan Larson, And Kleban WinnersRhinebeck Writers Retreat Announces 2018 Writers, Including Tony, Emmy, Jonathan Larson, And Kleban Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

Founding Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the 19 writers of 9 new musicals in this summer's Rhinebeck Writers Retreat. This year's writers include 2018 Jonathan Larson winners Andrew Farmer and Andrew Butler, 2018 Kleban winner Amanda Yasnowitz, Tony-winner Ken Davenport, 2018 Lucille Lortel winner for Outstanding Musical (KPOP) Max Vernon, Emmy winner Doug Katsaros, Obie winner Erin Courtney, and the writers of the podcast musical 36 questions who are developing their next musical, Chris Littler and Ellen Winter. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: The Percy Jackson Musical National Tour Will Launch In Chicago January 2019THE LIGHTNING THIEF: The Percy Jackson Musical National Tour Will Launch In Chicago January 2019
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL, an 'electrifying' (Newsday) musical adaption of the New York Times best-selling novel written by Rick Riordan, will launch its national tour in Chicago in January 2019 before heading across the country, with engagements announced in Seattle, Detroit, Charlotte, San Antonio and more. Additional tour cities and casting will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Kerrigan & Lowdermilk Musical Based on Andrea Beaty Book Series in the WorksKerrigan & Lowdermilk Musical Based on Andrea Beaty Book Series in the Works
by BroadwayWorld JR - Dec 14, 2017

Theatreworks USA, the nation's most prolific producer of theatre for young audiences and families recently held an invitation-only work-in-progress presentation of their new musical based on ROSIE REVERE, ENGINEER; IGGY PECK, ARCHITECT; and ADA TWIST, SCIENTIST, the best-selling book series by Andrea Beaty. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL to Strike in a City Near You on Tour Next FallTHE LIGHTNING THIEF: THE PERCY JACKSON MUSICAL to Strike in a City Near You on Tour Next Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Producers, Theatreworks USA, Martian Entertainment, Greg Schaffert Productions and Lang Entertainment Group have partnered with The Road Company (trc.nyc) to bring Drama Desk Nominated Best Musical, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical around the country beginning fall of 2018. (more...)

THE LIGHTNING THIEF Concert, CD Signing Adds Show, Will Feature Cut SongsTHE LIGHTNING THIEF Concert, CD Signing Adds Show, Will Feature Cut Songs
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

By popular demand, the one-night-only special event concert and album signing, featuring original cast members of the Off-Broadway hit, The Lightning Thief: The Percy Jackson Musical, has announced a second show on Monday, August 28 at 9:30PM at The Green Room 42, hosted by composer and lyricist Rob Rokicki. (more...)

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