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Theatre: The Young Girl, The Devil, and The Mill ? (US Premier ? FIAF) - Dir. Oliver Py, Single Room Occupancy (wrote book, music, and lyrics) - NY Fringe Festival; A Few Good Men (Casa Manana); People Are Living There (Signature Theatre); Summer of' 42' (Casa Manana); You?re A Good Man Charlie ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Theatre: The Young Girl, The Devil, and The Mill ? (US Premier ? FIAF) - Dir. Oliver Py, Single Room Occupancy (wrote book, music, and lyrics) - NY Fringe Festival; A Few Good Men (Casa Manana); People Are Living There (Signature Theatre); Summer of' 42' (Casa Manana); You?re A Good Man Charlie ... (read complete bio)
Theater Breaking Through Barriers Presents 5th Virtual Playmakers' Intensive: TIME CA Photo Theater Breaking Through Barriers Presents 5th Virtual Playmakers' Intensive: TIME CAPSULE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

Theater Breaking Through Barriers today announced the 5th Virtual Playmakers' Intensive: TIME CAPSULE, fourteen short new plays, Monday May 31st through Sunday June 13th, on YouTube nightly at 7:30pm or Facebook at 8:30pm, FREE via ZOOM.

TRANS(4)MISSIONS - The 4th Virtual Playmakers' Intensive - Now Available to Stream Photo TRANS(4)MISSIONS - The 4th Virtual Playmakers' Intensive - Now Available to Stream
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 21, 2021

Theater Breaking Through Barriers today announced the 4th Virtual Playmakers' Intensive: TRANS(4)MISSIONS, ten short new plays that originally aired live Friday March 12th through Sunday March 21st, are now available for viewing in the Production Archives of the TBTB website. 

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Announces TRANS(4)MISSIONS Photo Theater Breaking Through Barriers Announces TRANS(4)MISSIONS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 8, 2021

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Artistic Director Nicholas Viselli today announced the 4th Virtual Playmakers' Intensive: TRANS(4)MISSIONS, ten short new plays, Friday March 12th through Sunday March 21st, on YouTube nightly at 7:30pm or Facebook at 8:30pm, FREE via ZOOM.

'Jersey Christmas' Re-Released in New Adult Choir Version & School Choir Version Photo 'Jersey Christmas' Re-Released in New Adult Choir Version & School Choir Version
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 23, 2020

Two new versions of the hit holiday pop classic JERSEY CHRISTMAS, written by Marlboro, NJ native and American Songwriting Award Winner Ben Rauch are being released to YouTube this week. An adult choir version of the song was released today, and a kids/teen choir version will also be released in the coming days.

VIDEO: Ben Rauch, Rachel York, Christine Pedi and More Release 'Stay At Home' Photo VIDEO: Ben Rauch, Rachel York, Christine Pedi and More Release 'Stay At Home'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2020

As coronavirus cases begin to increase nationwide, American Songwriting Award-Winner Ben Rauch (The Emoji Song) has teamed up with several theater and television stars to release the new single, 'Stay At Home' The song is now available on music platforms such as ITunes, Amazon Music, Spotify, and more. 

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Presents Third Virtual Playmakers' Intensive: INUNI Photo Theater Breaking Through Barriers Presents Third Virtual Playmakers' Intensive: INUNION
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 16, 2020

Theater Breaking Through Barriers Artistic Director Nicholas Viselli today announced the Third Virtual Playmakers' Intensive: INUNION, scheduled for October 19th through November 1st, on YouTube nightly at 7:30pm or Facebook at 8:15pm, via ZOOM.

FIAF Presents Olivier Py's THE YOUNG GIRL, THE DEVIL, & THE MILL Photo FIAF Presents Olivier Py's THE YOUNG GIRL, THE DEVIL, & THE MILL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019

The TILT Kids Festival 2019 opens at FIAF with The Young Girl, the Devil and the Mill, a musical written and directed by celebrated theater maker and director of the world-renowned Festival d'Avignon, Olivier Py.

FIAF Presents Olivier Py's THE YOUNG GIRL, THE DEVIL, & THE MILL Photo FIAF Presents Olivier Py's THE YOUNG GIRL, THE DEVIL, & THE MILL
by Julie Musbach - Feb 21, 2019

The TILT Kids Festival 2019 opens at FIAF with The Young Girl, the Devil and the Mill, a musical written and directed by celebrated theater maker and director of the world-renowned Festival d'Avignon, Olivier Py.

Broadway's Blaine Alden Krauss and Others To Be Honored At Leukemia Fundraiser Photo Broadway's Blaine Alden Krauss and Others To Be Honored At Leukemia Fundraiser
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2018

The Jane Elissa Extravaganza: An Intimate Evening with Broadway and Daytime Stars will celebrate its 31st anniversary on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Manhattan's Marriott Marquis Hotel. The event benefits the Jane Elissa Endowment Fund for Leukemia/Lymphoma Research, as well as Cancer research, Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids, and other charitable causes. The evening is sponsored in part by Bridgehampton National Bank and Manhattan Mini Storage. Celebrities who have attended and/or been honored at past events include Kelly Ripa, Josh Duhamel, Michael Weatherly, Cameron Mathison, Mark Consuelos, Sarah Michelle Geller, Jacklyn Zeman, James Barbour, Mauricio Martinez and Michael J. Fox.

Q. Smith Hosts LEAP Event, 2 NYC Students On To August Wilson Nationals Photo Q. Smith Hosts LEAP Event, 2 NYC Students On To August Wilson Nationals
by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2018

Q. Smith, featured cast member of Broadway's Come From Away, hosted the 10th annual New York City August Wilson Monologue Competition, sponsored by LEAP (Learning through an Expanded Arts Program, Inc.). Two winning students, first place Teslyne Junior of Edward R. Murrow High School in Brooklyn, and second place Victoria Lino, of Repertory Company High School for Theater Arts in Manhattan, will move on to the National August Wilson Monologue Competition on Broadway in May. Anthony Perez, also from Repertory Company High School, took third place and is the alternate. The presentation was held March 5 on Stage 2 of New World Stages, 340 W. 50th St., New York, N.Y.

VIDEO: NJ Native Ben Rauch Debuts New Holiday Tune 'Jersey Christmas'
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2016

'Jersey Christmas' is a brand spankin' new holiday classic. It's the pop/rock creation of New Jersey native singer/songwriter/actor Ben Rauch, who performs lead vocals and composed the music for the song which he co-wrote with songwriter Gaby Gold. The music video was shot entirely on location in New Jersey, and features Jersey Shore beaches along with the Asbury Park landmark 'The Stone Pony' (the historic rock club known for launching the careers of Jersey heroes Springsteen & Bon Jovi). Check it out below!

THE DAY TRADERS to Premiere at The Triad Theater
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jan 16, 2016

In the model of the international hit productions of Forbidden Broadway, Newsical and The Capitol Steps, The Day Traders takes a funny, unique and irreverent look at the Financial Industry through song parodies, improvisation and topical humor.

WAKE UP with BWW 8/14/2015 - FringeNYC Kicks Off and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 14, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? This weekend's big news: FringeNYC kicks off today, William Finn's new song cycle debuts in MA, queen 'PRISCILLA' heads out on tour in the UK and more!

Ben Rauch's SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY Begins Tonight at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Single Room Occupancy, a new pop/rock comedy musical will be presented as part of the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival tonight, August 14, 17, 20, 21 and 27.

BWW Interview: Ben Rauch Chats About SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY and his Love of Phil Collins
by Nora Dominick - Aug 11, 2015

SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY is bringing the modern dating world to life at FringeNYC, beginning this Friday at the Lynn Redgrave Theatre. Creator and actor BEN RAUCH chats to BroadwayWorld about writing the music for Single Room Occupancy and bringing his love of Phil Collins to the forefront of this new, hilarious, pop/rock comedy musical.

SINGLE ROOM OCCUPANCY Set to Play at the New York International Fringe Festival 8/14-27
by Nicole Rosky - Jul 29, 2015

Single Room Occupancy, a new pop/rock comedy musical will be presented as part of the 2015 New York International Fringe Festival on August 14, 17, 20, 21 and 27.  Written by and starring popular theatre, film and television actor  Ben Rauch (HBO's Girls, Jersey Boys-The Movie, Gossip Girl), Single Room Occupancy has lyrics by Gaby Gold, Rory Scholl, and Ben Rauch, set design by You-Shin Chen, lighting design by Suzanne Immarigeon, sound design by Joshua D. Reid, choreography by Jebbel Arce, musical direction by Noriko Sunamoto  and will be directed by Joey Murray. The musical will run at the Lynn Redgrave Theatre at Culture Project (Venue #13), 45 Bleecker Street (at Lafayette) for five shows only.

Photo Coverage: Inside the 12th Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Awards Dinner
by Walter McBride - Jun 10, 2014

Musical theatre performers MARY LOU BARBER, EDWARD PLEASANT and BEN RAUCH performed dramatic readings of excerpts from The Very Reverend James Parks Morton's forthcoming memoir at the 12th Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Awards gala last week, June 5 at the New York Hilton Midtown. This is the first time in the history of the Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) awards dinner that a theatrical event has been presented. BroadwayWorld brings youphotos from inside the event below!

WAKE UP with BWW 6/5/14 - Tonys Pop-Up Shop, All-Asian OLIVER!, Kenneth Branagh & More!
by Jessica Showers - Jun 5, 2014

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: The Tony Awards are fast approaching and BWW will be bringing you an inside look at rehearsals, plus performances at the Tony Awards Pop-Up Shop today. The Interfaith Awards Gala is tonight, NAAP's all-Asian OLIVER! begins performances, Kenneth Branagh makes his NY stage debut and more!

Mary Lou Barber, Edward Pleasant and Ben Rauch Perform at 2014 Interfaith Awards Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2014

Musical theatre performers MARY LOU BARBER, EDWARD PLEASANT and BEN RAUCH will be performing dramatic readings of excerpts from The Very Reverend James Parks Morton's forthcoming memoir at the 12th Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Awards gala tonight, June 5 at the New York Hilton Midtown. This is the first time in the history of the Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) awards dinner that a theatrical event has been presented.

Mary Lou Barber, Edward Pleasant and Ben Rauch to Perform at 2014 Interfaith Awards Gala, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014

Musical theatre performers MARY LOU BARBER, EDWARD PLEASANT and BEN RAUCH will be performing dramatic readings of excerpts from The Very Reverend James Parks Morton's forthcoming memoir at the 12th Annual James Parks Morton Interfaith Awards gala on Thursday, June 5 at the New York Hilton Midtown. This is the first time in the history of the Interfaith Center of New York (ICNY) awards dinner that a theatrical event has been presented.

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