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Stage Musical CALVIN BERGER is Headed To The Big Screen
by Stephi Wild - Mar 2, 2023


With a successful run currently happening on stage at The Colony Theatre in Los Angeles, the musical Calvin Berger is now on its way to the big screen. Producers have announced that Provost Entertainment and Independent Artist Entertainment have secured the film/television rights to the hit musical. 

Photos: First Look at Frankie A. Rodriguez and More in CALVIN BERGER at The Colony Theatre
by Blair Ingenthron - Feb 19, 2023


The Colony Theatre has release production photos from their production of the musical Calvin Berger. Directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel with musical direction by Anthony Lucca, the cast features Corinne Miller, Jordan Quisno, Jasmine Sharma, and Frankie A. Rodriguez (star of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on Disney+) as Calvin Berger. Check out the photos here!

Interview: Frankie A. Rodriguez' Living Out His Childhood Fantasy With CALVIN BERGER
by Gil Kaan - Feb 15, 2023


Barry Wyner’s Calvin Berger opens at the Colony Theatre February 16, 2023. Richard Israel directs the cast of Corinne Miller, Jordan Quisno, Jasmine Sharma and Frankie A. Rodriguez as the titular Calvin in a revamping of Cyrano de Bergerac in a high school setting. I got a chance to throw out a few inquiries of Frankie amidst his final rehearsals.

Rehearsals Begin For CALVIN BERGER at the Colony Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jan 30, 2023


Rehearsals are underway for The Colony Theatre’s new production of the musical Calvin Berger. Directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel with musical direction by Anthony Lucca, the cast features Corinne Miller, Jordan Quisno, Jasmine Sharma, and Frankie A. Rodriguez (star of High School Musical: The Musical: The Series on Disney+) as Calvin Berger. 

Disney+ Star Frankie A. Rodriguez To Lead CALVIN BERGER, A MUSICAL At The Colony Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 16, 2022


Cast and designers have been set for The Colony Theatre's new production of the musical Calvin Berger, it was announced by producer Heather Provost.

CALVIN BERGER Set to Open at The Colony Theatre in February
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 8, 2022


The Colony Theatre in Burbank (Heather Provost, Producing Artistic Director) has announced a new production of the musical Calvin Berger with preview performances beginning on February 16, 2023. Opening is set for Saturday, February 18, at 8pm.

Standing Room Only and Graceful Productions Present Staged Reading of New Musical CALVIN BERGER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018


Standing Room Only and Graceful Productions have announced a staged reading of the new musical Calvin Berger at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Hollywood. With book, music, and lyrics by Barry Wyner and directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel, the Calvin Berger staged reading will be presented today, August 10, and Saturday, August 11, at 8pm and Sunday, August 12, at 7pm. The cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Grace Kaufman, Julia Lester, Jason Eric Testa, and one more actor to be announced. The musical director is Anthony Lucca.          

Casting Complete For Staged Reading Of CALVIN BERGER At Hudson Backstage Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Aug 2, 2018


Standing Room Only and Graceful Productions have announced a staged reading of the new musical Calvin Berger at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Hollywood. With book, music, and lyrics by Barry Wyner and directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel, the Calvin Berger staged reading will be presented on Friday, August 10, and Saturday, August 11, at 8pm and Sunday, August 12, at 7pm. The cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Joshua Bassett, Grace Kaufman, Julia Lester, and Jason Eric Testa. The musical director is Anthony Lucca.

Standing Room Only and Graceful Productions Present Staged Reading of New Musical CALVIN BERGER
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 26, 2018


Standing Room Only and Graceful Productions have announced a staged reading of the new musical Calvin Berger at the Hudson Backstage Theatre in Hollywood. With book, music, and lyrics by Barry Wyner and directed by Ovation Award-winner Richard Israel, the Calvin Berger staged reading will be presented on Friday, August 10, and Saturday, August 11, at 8pm and Sunday, August 12, at 7pm. The cast will feature (in alphabetical order) Grace Kaufman, Julia Lester, Jason Eric Testa, and one more actor to be announced. The musical director is Anthony Lucca.          

George Street Playhouse's AUSTIN THE UNSTOPPABLE to Take Final Bow
by Julie Musbach - Feb 23, 2018


George Street Playhouse, now located at 103 College Farm Road in New Brunswick, announced today that it's retiring the popular musical Austin the Unstoppable from its New Jersey repertoire with the conclusion of the 2017-18 academic year. Austin… and the Educational Touring Theatre's other current production, New Kid, are available for booking at schools and organizations through April 2018. New Kid will continue to be available for booking next year.

Theatre Has A Nose For Hilarious Musical Based On Timeless Classic
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017


A HIP and hilarious musical loosely based on the timeless play Cyrano de Bergerac will groove up the stage at Western Australia's Roleystone Theatre this March.

Musical Theatre Factory Sets Full 2016-17 Season with Residencies, Concerts, Roundtables & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016


On the heels of joining Playwrights Horizons Resident Company Program, Musical Theatre Factory (MTF), under the direction of Founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack, has announced its first full season of programming since its founding in January 2014.

George Street Playhouse to Host 'A Celebration of Healthy Kids in the Arts,' 9/19
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 2, 2015


George Street Playhouse is proud to host "Be Unstoppable: A Celebration of Healthy Kids in the Arts" as part of the New Brunswick Cultural Center's Hub City Sounds Festival on Saturday, September 19, 2015, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  The free event, which also serves as the official "kick-off" of a collaboration between The Horizon Foundation for New Jersey and George Street Playhouse for Austin the Unstoppable, will feature a performance by GSP's Educational Touring Theatre of Austin on the Playhouse's Mainstage at 10:30 a.m.  The day also includes interactive activities, a healthy lunch and an afternoon performance by American Repertory Ballet dancers.

Minneapolis Musical Theatre Presents CYRANO DE BERGERAC, Now thru 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015


Calvin Berger, a modern, musical comedy about a boy, a girl...and a nose, based loosely on the timeless classic Cyrano de Bergerac and set in high school, makes its area premiere in a Minneapolis Musical Theatre (MMT) production running tonight, January 23, through February 15, 2015 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre.

Minneapolis Musical Theatre to Present CYRANO DE BERGERAC, 1/23-2/15
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 2, 2015


Calvin Berger, a modern, musical comedy about a boy, a girl...and a nose, based loosely on the timeless classic Cyrano de Bergerac and set in high school, makes its area premiere in a Minneapolis Musical Theatre (MMT) production running January 23-February 15, 2015 at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre. With book, music and lyrics by the award-winning Barry Wyner, Calvin Berger is directed by Joshua James Campbell working with MMT's new artistic director, Christian Unser. Local actor Gregory Adam stars as Calvin, returning to MMT after his scene-stealing turn as the sexy and conniving Raoul in the recent production of Eating Raoul.

HAPPY DAYS, CALVIN BERGER & EATING RAOUL Set for Minneapolis Musical Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by Tyler Peterson - Jun 4, 2014


Minneapolis Musical Theatre's (MMT) new 2014-15 season will feature the area premieres of Eating Raoul, Calvin Berger and Happy Days-A New Musical at Hennepin Theatre Trust's New Century Theatre. Eating Raoul, based on the 1982 cult classic, black comedy film about a twisted take on the American dream, runs October 3-26, 2014. Calvin Berger, inspired by the classic French play Cyrano de Bergerac, runs January 23-February 15, 2015. TV's favorite family, the Cunninghams join The Fonz to save their favorite malt shop from demolition in Happy Days-A New Musical, running April 24-May 17, 2015. Three-show season subscription packages are just $66 and go on sale Friday, June 6 at 11 a.m. by calling 612.455.9501 or in person at the New Century Theatre Box Office (street level of City Center in downtown Minneapolis). Please visit HennepinTheatreTrust.org/mmt for complete ordering information. Individual tickets will go on sale at a later date.

Tony Winner Daisy Eagan Hosts A LITTLE NEW MUSIC IV at Rockwell Table & Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014


Having established itself as the premiere night of new musical theatre in Los Angeles with last years' sold out debut season, A LITTLE NEW MUSIC returns to Rockwell: Table & Stage in Los Feliz with an innovative program featuring fresh music with Broadway and local talent.

Tony Winner Daisy Eagan to Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC IV at Rockwell Table & Stage, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2014


Having established itself as the premiere night of new musical theatre in Los Angeles with last years' sold out debut season, A LITTLE NEW MUSIC returns to Rockwell: Table & Stage in Los Feliz with an innovative program featuring fresh music with Broadway and local talent.

VOW Workshop Set for Marymount Manhattan College, Now thru 2/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014


VOW is an inaugural and extremely ambitious musical theatre workshop being presented by the Marymount Manhattan College Musical Theatre Program (Pat Hoag Simon, Coordinator for Musical Theatre) and The Directory Of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers (David Sisco, Founder & Curator) that opens wide the creative process of the Broadway musical theatre industry to twenty very fortunate musical theatre students currently enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College's progressive Musical Theatre Program.

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes - VOW Workshop at Marymount Manhattan College
by Stage Tube - Jan 29, 2014


VOWVOW is an inaugural and extremely ambitious musical theatre workshop being presented by the Marymount Manhattan College Musical Theatre Program (Pat Hoag Simon, Coordinator for Musical Theatre) and The Directory Of Contemporary Musical Theatre Writers (David Sisco, Founder & Curator) that opens wide the creative process of the Broadway musical theatre industry to twenty very fortunate musical theatre students currently enrolled in Marymount Manhattan College's progressive Musical Theatre Program. Click below to watch a behind-the-scenes video about the project!

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