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Songwriter performer BENJAMIN SCHEUER is the recipient of the 2013 ASCAP Foundation Cole Porter Award for songwriting, and the 2013 Musical Theatre Network Award for Best Lyrics. He is the writer/performer of the one-man musical THE LION. The music video for his song “The Lion” has won prizes ... (read more)
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Bio:
Songwriter performer BENJAMIN SCHEUER is the recipient of the 2013 ASCAP Foundation Cole Porter Award for songwriting, and the 2013 Musical Theatre Network Award for Best Lyrics. He is the writer/performer of the one-man musical THE LION. The music video for his song “The Lion” has won prizes ... (read more)
MRT Announces Tickets On Sale July 22MRT Announces Tickets On Sale July 22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2019

Tickets for the Merrimack Repertory Theatre's 2019-20 Season will go on sale to the general public Monday, July 22, with a special one-week, 2-for-1 offer. (more...)

Deirdre O'Connell, Ashley Park, Among Latest Casting for Williamstown Theatre FestDeirdre O'Connell, Ashley Park, Among Latest Casting for Williamstown Theatre Fest
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

Williamstown Theatre Festival announces additional casting and full creative teams for productions (more...)

MRT Announces New DirectorsMRT Announces New Directors
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Boston director Shana Gozansky will direct The Wickhams: Christmas at Pemberley, and Chicago director Jessica Hutchinson will helm the world premiere of The Lowell Offering for Merrimack Repertory Theatre's 2019-20 Season. The pair replace former Artistic Director Sean Daniels as director of these plays. (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Additional Casting; Ellen Barkin, Thomas Sadoski, and MoreWilliamstown Theatre Festival Announces Additional Casting; Ellen Barkin, Thomas Sadoski, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2019

Williamstown Theatre Festival (Mandy Greenfield, Artistic Director) announced today additional casting for the 2019 summer season, including Ellen Barkin, Andre Braugher, Priscilla Lopez, Thomas Sadoski, Bernard White, JoBeth Williams, and many more. The 2019 season kicks off June 25, 2019 and runs through August 18, 2019. (more...)

MRT Presents CRY IT OUTMRT Presents CRY IT OUT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will present Molly Smith Metzler's Cry It Out, an insightful comedy about the absurdities of being a new mom, as the final show of its 40th Anniversary Season, from April 24 to May 19, directed by Amanda Charlton at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, according to Artistic Director Sean Daniels and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas. (more...)

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Summer Registration Now Open For TeensMerrimack Repertory Theatre Summer Registration Now Open For Teens
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Registration is now open for the MRT Young Company summer program, a professional theatre training program for high school students, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for three weeks, July 15 to August 2, in downtown Lowell. Nationally recognized creative producer, director, and performer Will Rogers will return to lead the program. (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Names Sean Daniels Artistic DirectorArizona Theatre Company Names Sean Daniels Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Sean Daniels, who in his youth was inspired toward a career in theatre after attending Arizona Theatre Company productions with his Mesa-based family, has come full circle by being named ATC's new Artistic Director. (more...)

MRT Announces 19-20 Season - MILL GIRLS, LULLABY, and More!MRT Announces 19-20 Season - MILL GIRLS, LULLABY, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) today announced the 2019-20 Season, which features seven plays by women, a world premiere historical drama, two East Coast premieres, and three provocative plays with music, according to Artistic Director Sean Daniels and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Audra McDonald & More Celebrate Williamstown Theatre Festival at 2019 GalaPhoto Coverage: Audra McDonald & More Celebrate Williamstown Theatre Festival at 2019 Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 12, 2019

Just last night, Williamstown Theatre Festival celebrated its annual Gala: "An Evening with Audra McDonald" honoring WTF Board Chairman Matt Harris with special appearances by Eden Espinosa, Jessica Hechtand Martyna Majok. Check out photos from inside the special night below! (more...)

MRT Presents World Premiere of THE HEATH By Lauren GundersonMRT Presents World Premiere of THE HEATH By Lauren Gunderson
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2019

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) will present the world premiere of The Heath by Lauren Gunderson, one of the most produced playwrights in America (Silent Sky, I and You, Miss Bennet: Christmas at Pemberley) from February 13 to March 10 at the Nancy L. Donahue Theatre at Liberty Hall, according to Artistic Director Sean Daniels and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas. (more...)

Boston Ballet Officer Joins MRTBoston Ballet Officer Joins MRT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2019

Boston Ballet major gifts officer Laura Frye, who previously served as Director of Development at Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) for three seasons, will return February 19 to steer the not-for-profit theatre's fundraising efforts, according to Artistic Director Sean Daniels and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas. (more...)

BWW Review: THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE at Westport Country PlayhouseBWW Review: THE PIANIST OF WILLESDEN LANE at Westport Country Playhouse
by Sherry Shameer Cohen - Dec 11, 2018

A decidedly different tale of surviving the Holocaust. (more...)

BroadwayHD To Stream Award-Winning Musical THE LIONBroadwayHD To Stream Award-Winning Musical THE LION
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2018

BroadwayHD, the world's premiere online streaming platform delivering more than 250 premium live productions to theatre fans globally, today announced that the Geffen Playhouse production of the Drama Desk Award-winning piece The Lion will debut on the platform December 6.  The Lion will join Pulitzer Prize-winning show Long Day's Journey Into Night, and Pulitzer Prize Finalist Play Thom Pain, as the third title to stream on the platform, in partnership with Geffen Playhouse.  The show is directed by Kevin S. Bright, an Emmy Award Winning Executive Producer of the hit television series Friends and produced by Gil Cates Jr (Executive Director of Geffen Playhouse) and Eva Price (Tony-Winning Broadway Producer), and Executive Produced by Bright, Candice Abela Mikati and Fouad Mikati. (more...)

THE NICETIES Opens Tomorrow At MTC's The StudioTHE NICETIES Opens Tomorrow At MTC's The Studio
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

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THE NICETIES Begins Previews Tomorrow At Manhattan Theatre ClubTHE NICETIES Begins Previews Tomorrow At Manhattan Theatre Club
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2018

Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of The Niceties, written by Eleanor Burgess and directed by Kimberly Senior (Disgraced), begins performances tomorrow at The Studio at Stage II - Harold and Mimi Steinberg New Play Series at New York City Center (131 W. 55th Street). Opening night is set for Thursday, October 25. (more...)

Merrimack Repertory Theatre Selected For $450,000 GrantMerrimack Repertory Theatre Selected For $450,000 Grant
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

We are pleased to announce that Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) was selected to participate in the Barr-Klarman Massachusetts Arts Initiative - as announced earlier today on The Barr Foundation's blog. A partnership between two Boston-based foundations - Barr and The Klarman Family Foundation - the initiative is a $25 million, six-year investment in 29 arts and cultural organizations from across Massachusetts. Participating organizations receive flexible, multi-year operating support grants, in addition to training and technical assistance from TDC, a nonprofit consulting and research firm. MRT's engagement in the initiative begins with two grants totaling $450,000 from Barr and the Klarman Family Foundation over three years - making it the largest foundation or government grant in the theatre's 40-year history. (more...)


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Benjamin Scheuer Returns To LondonBenjamin Scheuer Returns To London
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2018

Benjamin Scheuer, critically acclaimed New York-based singer/songwriter, returns to London September 18 at 7PM for a unique solo concert at Live at Zedel at The Crazy Coqs. Tickets are on sale now. Scheuer previously performed his heartfelt one-man musical THE LION at the St. James Theatre in London and received widespread praise. (more...)

Michael John LaChiusa to Adapt Musical Version of Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVINGMichael John LaChiusa to Adapt Musical Version of Martyna Majok's COST OF LIVING
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2018

Williamstown Theatre Festival recently celebrated the playwright Martyna Majok. Majok's play Cost of Living won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and the 2018 Lucille Lortel Award for Outstanding Play. Michael John LaChiusa will create a musical adaptation of Cost of Living under the auspices of Williamstown Theatre Festival's Andrew Martin-Weber New Play & Musical Commissioning Program, with special funding from The Ted & Mary Jo Shen Charitable Gift Fund. (more...)

Williamstown Theatre Festival Announces Artist Residencies And Additional CastingWilliamstown Theatre Festival Announces Artist Residencies And Additional Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2018

Williamstown Theatre Festival has announced the artists in residency for the 2018 summer season. This year's artists include WTF Commissioned Artists Benjamin Scheuer (The Lion), Bess Wohl (Small Mouth Sounds), Sharyn Rothstein (By The Water), Max Posner (Judy), and more. (more...)

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