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Cast Announced For 42nd Street Moon's DON'T TOUCH THAT DIAL Photo Cast Announced For 42nd Street Moon's DON'T TOUCH THAT DIAL
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021

42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) is pleased to announce the full cast for the Company’s virtual production DON’T TOUCH THAT DIAL: DC AND PETER’S GLORIOUS ROMP THROUGH THE GOLDEN AGE. 

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, February 8- with Christy Altomare, Jason Robert Brown  Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, February 8- with Christy Altomare, Jason Robert Brown and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Feb 8, 2021

Today (February 8) in live streaming: Christy Altomare sings with Seth Rudetsly, Theatre Forward's 2021 gala, and more!

Jason Robert Brown, Kate Baldwin, George Salazar, Anika Noni Rose & More Announced fo Photo Jason Robert Brown, Kate Baldwin, George Salazar, Anika Noni Rose & More Announced for Theatre Forward 2021 Virtual Gala
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 28, 2021

On February 8, 2021, Theatre Forward, a non-profit arts organization based in New York City, will hold its annual Gala virtually, celebrating regional theatre and its champions. The festivities will begin at 8:00 pm ET and will include mixed-media performances from regional and Broadway stars across the country and more.

Taylor Iman Jones, Michael Mott, Ben Bogen and More to Take Part in BAY AREA THEATRE  Photo Taylor Iman Jones, Michael Mott, Ben Bogen and More to Take Part in BAY AREA THEATRE LIVE!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 7, 2020

Bay Area Theatre Live! is bringing together over 20 Broadway and Bay Area Stars performing for a LIVE audience via YouTube and Facebook in an effort to raise money for Bay Area Theatre Companies affected by COVID-19.

Alysha Umphress, Sean Okuniewicz, Rotimi Agbabiaka & More Will Lead THE ROCKY HORROR  Photo Alysha Umphress, Sean Okuniewicz, Rotimi Agbabiaka & More Will Lead THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW In San Francisco
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2020

Tony Award winner and American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced today the full cast and creative team for Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show

VIDEO: Stars of San Jose Stage Company's CHICAGO Appear on The Nine Photo VIDEO: Stars of San Jose Stage Company's CHICAGO Appear on The Nine
by Stage Tube - Feb 10, 2020

San Jose Stage Company PRESENTS Broadway's longest-running American musical a??CHICAGOa??. Nominated for three 1975 Tonya??¬ģa?? Awards and the 1997 Tonya??¬ģa?? Award-winner for a?oeBest Revival Of A Musical,a?? a??CHICAGOa?? features a book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb. a??CHICAGOa?? is based on the play by Maurine Dallas Watkins, with the script adaptation by David Thompson. The Stage's production of a??CHICAGOa?? will be directed by Randall King, choreography by Tracey Freeman-Shaw and music direction by Benjamin Belew. a??

Photo Flash: San Jose Stage Company Presents CHICAGO‚Äč Photo Photo Flash: San Jose Stage Company Presents CHICAGO‚Äč
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 10, 2020

San Jose Stage Company presents Broadway's longest-running American musical ‚ÄčCHICAGO‚Äč.¬†

BWW Review: CHICAGO at San Jose Stage Company Photo BWW Review: CHICAGO at San Jose Stage Company
by Paul Bolton - Feb 9, 2020

Chicago is a class act at the San Jose Stage Theatre as it brings out the razzle-dazzle with one of the longest running Broadway musicals to date.The a?oeStage'sa?? production, directed by Randall King,  has an earthy grit to it that makes the sensual Bob Fosse Choreography all the more irresistible. With a live band on stage, a jazz-infused score, and a fabulous ensemble, this show is sure to dance it's way seductively into your heart. 

San Jose Stage Presents Kander & Ebb's CHICAGO Photo San Jose Stage Presents Kander & Ebb's CHICAGO
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 6, 2020

San Jose Stage Company (Randall King, Artistic Director and Cathleen King, Executive Director) is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for the third production of The Stage's 37th Season, Broadway's longest-running American musical CHICAGO.

BWW Review: HOT MIKADO at Gateway Theatre Photo BWW Review: HOT MIKADO at Gateway Theatre
by Tim Sullivan - Oct 1, 2019

Gilbert and Sullivan are brought into the jazz age in this charming, if uneven, production of Hot Mikado by 42nd Street Moon at the Gateway Theatre. 

Photo Flash:  First Look at 42nd Street Moon's HOT MIKADO Photo Photo Flash: First Look at 42nd Street Moon's HOT MIKADO
by Stephi Wild - Sep 27, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors) is pleased to announce the full cast and creative team for the first production of Moon's 2019-2020 season: the intoxicating jazz riff on Gilbert and Sullivan, HOT MIKADO. HOT MIKADO features a book and lyrics adapted by David H. Bell, music adapted and arranged by Rob Bowman, and is based on ‚ÄúThe Mikado‚ÄĚ by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. 42nd Street Moon's production of HOT MIKADO runs from September 25 ‚Äď October 13, 2019 and will perform at San Francisco's Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111). The press opening will take place on Saturday, September 28 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $31 - $72 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.

PARADISE SQUARE Earns More TBA Award Nominations Than Any New Musical; Full List! Photo PARADISE SQUARE Earns More TBA Award Nominations Than Any New Musical; Full List!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 21, 2019

Theatre Bay Area, one of the largest regional performing arts service organizations in North America, has announced the finalists of the 2019 TBA Awards. The sixth-annual TBA Awards Celebration will take place on Monday, Nov. 4 at the Herbst Theatre (401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco).

42nd Street Moon Announces Cast and Creative Team for HOT MIKADO Photo 42nd Street Moon Announces Cast and Creative Team for HOT MIKADO
by Julie Musbach - Aug 20, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon announces the full cast and creative team for the first production of Moon's 2019-2020 season: the intoxicating jazz riff on Gilbert and Sullivan, HOT MIKADO. HOT MIKADO features a book and lyrics adapted by David H. Bell, music adapted and arranged by Rob Bowman, and is based on a?oeThe Mikadoa?? by W.S. Gilbert and Arthur Sullivan. 42nd Street Moon's production of HOT MIKADO runs from September 25 a?" October 13, 2019 and will perform at San Francisco's Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111).

Bay Area Musicals Announces Cast For THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Photo Bay Area Musicals Announces Cast For THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2018

Bay Area Musicals (Matthew McCoy, Founder & Artistic Director, and AeJay Mitchell, Managing Director) has announced the full cast and creative team for the final production of the 2017-2018 season, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME.

Photo Flash: Bay Area Musicals Presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Photo Photo Flash: Bay Area Musicals Presents THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 6, 2018

Bay Area Musicals (Matthew McCoy, Founder & Artistic Director, and AeJay Mitchell, Managing Director) has announced the full cast and creative team for the final production of the 2017-2018 season, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME. Based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney animated feature, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME showcases the film's Academy Award-nominated score, as well as new songs by Tony and Academy Award-winners Alan Menken (LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ALADDIN, POCAHONTAS) and Stephen Schwartz (GODSPELL, PIPPIN, WICKED, POCAHONTAS). Peter Parnell's new book embraces story theatre and features verbatim passages from Hugo's gothic novel.

Bay Area Musicals Announces Cast For THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME Photo Bay Area Musicals Announces Cast For THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Julie Musbach - Jun 11, 2018

Bay Area Musicals (Matthew McCoy, Founder & Artistic Director, and AeJay Mitchell, Managing Director) has announced the full cast and creative team for the final production of the 2017-2018 season, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME.

World Premiere TINDERELLA Comes to Custom Made Photo World Premiere TINDERELLA Comes to Custom Made
by Julie Musbach - Apr 5, 2018

Cinderella meets Tinder in this modern musical. Our princess, Meg, longs for true love, but she can barely get a "like." Her fairy-god-roommate reveals the magic of Tinder, and suddenly prince charming is only a swipe away. But Meg still must get to the ball, catch BART before midnight, and reconcile her fairytale dreams with reality-all without losing her slippers.

San Jose Stage Honored At SFBATCC Awards Photo San Jose Stage Honored At SFBATCC Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 3, 2018

San Jose Stage Company was honored at the the San Francisco Bay Area Theatre Critics Circle Awards on March 26, 2018 at the SFBATCC Excellence in Theatre Gala.  The Stage was presented with the prestigious Paine Knickerbocker Award for their continuing contributions to Bay Area theatre. Named after the San Francisco Chronicle's former theatre critic, this award is given to an organization that has steadily produced powerful work that shapes the Bay Area theatrical landscape and community as a whole.  Now in its 35th Season, San Jose Stage has earned a reputation for artistic excellence through imaginative and edgy theatrical experiences that spark ideas and dialogue with the audience.

Photo Flash: The Demon Barber Returns in San Jose Stage's SWEENEY TODD Photo Photo Flash: The Demon Barber Returns in San Jose Stage's SWEENEY TODD
by Julie Musbach - Feb 16, 2018

Just in time for Valentine's Day The Stage puts its unique style on a musical masterpiece with a re-envisioning of the revered Sondheim classic Sweeney Todd. In this stripped-down version fierce lovers explore revenge, passion, and greed through Sondheim's masterful Tony & Drama Desk winning score.

SWEENEY TODD Opens 2/10 at The Stage Photo SWEENEY TODD Opens 2/10 at The Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 3, 2018

Just in time for Valentine's Day The Stage puts its unique style on a musical masterpiece with a re-envisioning of the revered Sondheim classic Sweeney Todd. In this stripped-down version fierce lovers explore revenge, passion, and greed through Sondheim's masterful Tony & Drama Desk winning score.

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