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New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 15 - THE WELLSONGS PROJECT, Surviv Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of February 15 - THE WELLSONGS PROJECT, Survival Guide For SIX Fans, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 17, 2021

This week's list includes The Wellsongs Project, featuring Kate Baldwin, Ethan Slater, and more. Plus, check out Don't Lose Your Head: Life Lessons from the Six Ex-Wives of Henry VIII, which has been described as 'An Unofficial Survival Guide for Fans of the Musical Six.'

HBO Documentary THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART Debuts December 12 Photo HBO Documentary THE BEE GEES: HOW CAN YOU MEND A BROKEN HEART Debuts December 12
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Oct 29, 2020

The iconic trio, who found early fame in the 1960s, went on to write over 1,000 songs.

BWW Review: ONE NIGHT ONLY PRESENTS... FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Photo BWW Review: ONE NIGHT ONLY PRESENTS... FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
by Jenny Ell - Jun 23, 2020

Last night certainly was a theatrical experience like no other as we celebrated the musical production of From Here To Eternity on the only platform we are currently able to do these things - online. The show played in the West End for six months across 2013-2014 where it gained a huge fan following, many of whom were in attendance from all over the world last night.

Sir Tim Rice, Stuart Brayson and Original Cast Members of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY to Re Photo Sir Tim Rice, Stuart Brayson and Original Cast Members of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY to Reunite for ONE NIGHT ONLY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 5, 2020

SimG Productions and Musical Theatre Radio have joined forces to present 'One Night Only' on Monday 22nd June at 7.30pm (GMT). This unique, virtual, interactive event will reunite cast and creatives from the original West End production of 'From Here To Eternity'.

Derby Dinner Playhouse Present SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Photo Derby Dinner Playhouse Present SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 18, 2020

Derby Dinner Playhouse will present the musical SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER, opening February 19 and running through March 29, 2020.  For ticket information please call 812-288-8281 or visit   

Chester Preps for SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Photo Chester Preps for SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by Julie Musbach - Aug 16, 2019

Disco fever descends on Storyhouse in Chester in three weeks when the smash-hit stage show Saturday Night Fever arrives in the city.

Richard Winsor Stars in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER at the Belgrade Theatre Photo Richard Winsor Stars in SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER at the Belgrade Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Jun 26, 2019

Get ready to relive the hits of the 70s when Paramount and RSO's iconic Saturday Night Fever is reimagined for the stage in a spectacular new musical from Bill Kenwright and the Robert Stigwood Organisation.

Richard Winsor Will Play Tony Manero In SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER On Tour Photo Richard Winsor Will Play Tony Manero In SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER On Tour
by Stephi Wild - May 24, 2019

Richard Winsor will be leading the Autumn 2019 tour of Bill Kenwright's reimagined and revitalized production of Saturday Night Fever, as the iconic Tony Manero.

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Has Only Three Weeks Left In Sydney Photo SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Has Only Three Weeks Left In Sydney
by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2019

Sydney audiences are loving the iconic hit Saturday Night Fever at the Sydney Lyric Theatre but the exclusive Australian season only has three weeks left to run. This celebration of one of the most loved films and soundtracks of all time must close on Sunday 2 June.

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Opens Tomorrow at Sydney Lyric Theatre Photo SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Opens Tomorrow at Sydney Lyric Theatre
by Rebecca Russo - Mar 31, 2019

The iconic hit musical Saturday Night Fever will have its Australian Premiere at the Sydney Lyric Theatre tomorrow night in front of a star-studded capacity audience, playing exclusively in Sydney until 2 June.

Bill Kenwright's SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER to Feature New Bee Gees Song Photo Bill Kenwright's SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER to Feature New Bee Gees Song
by Julie Musbach - Feb 6, 2019

Having already put the Bee Gees front and centre for the first time in the musical's stage history with the famous trio bring portrayed live on stage by Ed Handoll, Alastair Hill and Matt Faull, Bill Kenwright's new production of Saturday Night Fever continues to bring audiences never-before-seen elements to this classic musical, which now includes another Bee Gees classic that is not featured in the film. 

Cast Announced For SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Photo Cast Announced For SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by Stephi Wild - Feb 2, 2019

Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced the leading performers and the rest of the cast of the iconic hit musical Saturday Night Fever, which will premiere in Sydney at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 27 March 2019.

SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Announced For Storyhouse Autumn Season Photo SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Announced For Storyhouse Autumn Season
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2019

Smash hit stage show Saturday Night Fever is coming to Storyhouse in Chester this coming autumn as part of its new UK tour.

Marcia Hines Joins The Cast Of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Photo Marcia Hines Joins The Cast Of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by Stephi Wild - Jan 19, 2019

Australian theatre producer John Frost today announced that legendary performer Marcia Hines will be joining the cast of the iconic hit musical Saturday Night Fever, which will premiere in Sydney at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 29 March 2019.

Casey Garvin, Paige Faure, and More Lead Cast of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Workshop Photo Casey Garvin, Paige Faure, and More Lead Cast of FROM HERE TO ETERNITY Workshop
by Julie Musbach - Jan 3, 2019

Multiple award-winning film and theatre lyricist Tim Rice, in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, will present an industry-only NYC development workshop of his new musical, From Here To Eternity. 

REELZ Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s with New Specials, New S Photo REELZ Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s with New Specials, New Series and Returning Series
by Tori Hartshorn - Dec 12, 2018

REELZ today announced new original programming for winter 2019 including four new specials, three new series and three returning series. Highlighting the specials is the U.S. premiere of Saturday Night Fever: The Ultimate Disco Movie celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie shot guerrilla style on the streets of Brooklyn with a BeeGees soundtrack and a fledgling 23-year-old John Travolta that became a cultural phenomenon. At the heart of '70s disco fever is one of the biggest voices that shaped contemporary music in Donna Summer and the new special Donna Summer: Disco Queenshows how she became the queen of disco ushering in a new era of sound that is still heard today. Donna Summer: Disco Queen leads a week packed with '70s themed programming starting Monday, January 14 with shows about the celebrities, music and movies that defined a generation.

Reelz Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s Photo Reelz Kicks Off Winter 2019 Slate with a Return to the 1970s
by Kaitlin Milligan - Dec 12, 2018

REELZ today announced new original programming for winter 2019 including four new specials, three new series and three returning series. Highlighting the specials is the U.S. premiere of Saturday Night Fever: The Ultimate Disco Movie celebrating the 40th anniversary of the movie shot guerrilla style on the streets of Brooklyn with a BeeGees soundtrack and a fledgling 23-year-old John Travolta that became a cultural phenomenon. At the heart of '70s disco fever is one of the biggest voices that shaped contemporary music in Donna Summer and the new special Donna Summer: Disco Queen shows how she became the queen of disco ushering in a new era of sound that is still heard today. Donna Summer: Disco Queen leads a week packed with '70s themed programming starting Monday, January 14 with shows about the celebrities, music and movies that defined a generation.

Tickets On Sale For SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Photo Tickets On Sale For SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by Stephi Wild - Oct 29, 2018

Tickets for the iconic hit musical Saturday Night Fever, which will premiere in Sydney at the Sydney Lyric Theatre from 29 March 2019, are now on sale.

Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival to Workshop Sir Tim Rice's FROM HERE TO ETERNIT Photo Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival to Workshop Sir Tim Rice's FROM HERE TO ETERNITY
by Julie Musbach - Oct 4, 2018

Multiple award-winning film and theatre lyricist Tim Rice, in conjunction with the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, will present an industry-only NYC development workshop of his new musical, 'From Here to Eternity.'

Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the UK Tour of SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2018

Bill Kenwright's highly anticipated new production of Saturday Night Fever is underway. Joining acclaimed dancer and actor Richard Winso ras Tony Manero, in his first leading role in a major musical, is: Kate Parr (Follies) in the role of Stephanie, Owen Broughton (Gus), Michael Cortez (Joey), Raphael Pace (Bobbie C) and Jared Thompson (Double Jay).

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