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Hailed by Opera News as a “star,” whose “lyric soprano is a major instrument,” Claire Leyden is a New York-based actor and singer with a passion for innovative crossover repertoire. Recent engagements include Mabel in the New York Gilbert and Sullivan Players’ touring production of The ... (read complete bio)

H.M.S. PINAFORE to be Presented at New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players This Winter Photo H.M.S. PINAFORE to be Presented at New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players This Winter
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 21, 2022

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players' 48th season will continue December 30-31, 2022 and January 7 -8, 2023 with the mounting of a Gilbert & Sullivan staple, H.M.S. Pinafore; or, The Lass That Loved a Sailor at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College.

Jay Armstrong Johnson and Johanna Moise to Star in Readings Of New Musical PSYCHE Photo Jay Armstrong Johnson and Johanna Moise to Star in Readings Of New Musical PSYCHE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 8, 2022

Readings of the nw musical Psyche, starring Jay Armstrong Johnson and Johanna Moise  will take place on November 10th and 11th at 2pm at the DiMenna Center in Midtown Manhattan.

THE GONDOLIERS to be Presented by New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players in October Photo THE GONDOLIERS to be Presented by New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 27, 2022

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players will begin its 48th season with its colorful and vivacious production of the Gilbert & Sullivan’s classic send up of Republican (in the generic sense) principles and class distinction The Gondoliers.  The she will run from Friday, October 28th through Sunday, October 30th. 

BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is Sweetly Imaginative at the Eccles Th Photo BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY is Sweetly Imaginative at the Eccles Theater
by Tyler Hinton - Jun 15, 2022

The imaginative national tour of Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY wraps up its travels across the country with a final stop in Utah at the Eccles Theater.

State Theatre New Jersey Presents Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY This Photo State Theatre New Jersey Presents Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY This Month
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2022

The newly renovated State Theatre New Jersey presents Roald Dahl’s Charlie and The Chocolate Factory for four performances on Friday, May 13, 2022, at 8pm; Saturday, May 14 at 2pm and 8pm; and Sunday, May 15 at 2pm. Tickets range from $40-$98.  

BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Scrumdiddlyumptious Fun For Everyone Photo BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - Scrumdiddlyumptious Fun For Everyone
by Lynn Beaver - Mar 24, 2022

Roald Dahl’s CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY - The New Musical, currently playing at Austin’s Bass Concert Hall as part of the Broadway In Austin series, is fantastic fun for the whole family.

Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes to St. Louis in March Photo Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes to St. Louis in March
by Stephi Wild - Jan 31, 2022

Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will play in St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre for four performance only March 8-10, 2022.

BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Lied Center For Performing Arts Photo BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at Lied Center For Performing Arts
by Analisa Swerczek - Jan 28, 2022

Don’t miss your chance to grab your very own golden ticket and visit the wonders of Wonka’s world famous chocolate factory as the Lied Performing Arts Center presents the national touring production of the popular Broadway hit, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes To Broadway San Jose, January 18 Photo Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Comes To Broadway San Jose, January 18â€"23
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2021

Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, announced today that single tickets for Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY are now on sale.

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Coming to the Eccles Theatre This Summer Photo CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Coming to the Eccles Theatre This Summer
by Gigi Gervais - Nov 13, 2021

Zions Bank Broadway at the Eccles have announced that Roald Dahl’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will play Salt Lake City’s Eccles Theater from June 14 – 19, 2022.

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY On Sale At The North Charleston PAC, November 8 Photo CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY On Sale At The North Charleston PAC, November 8
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 1, 2021

Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will go on sale Monday, November 8 at 10AM.

BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Sweetens the Scene at Clowes Memorial H Photo BWW Review: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Sweetens the Scene at Clowes Memorial Hall
by The Marriage Matinee - Oct 21, 2021

Nothing compares to the joy and freedom of pure imagination, and that is what CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY brings to the stage. It is an unbridled celebration of the enduring power of the creative mind to make the world ever more expansive and astounding. And the greatest source of that power often is found in an unexpected place, like the mind of a child. You can never underestimate the value of a child’s ability to make things new.

Full Casting Announced For North American Tour Of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Photo Full Casting Announced For North American Tour Of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY
by Stephi Wild - Sep 13, 2021

Leading the cast as the extraordinary chocolate maker, Willy Wonka, is Cody Garcia, with Jackson Greenspan, William Goldsman, and Coleman Simmons alternating in the title role of Charlie Bucket.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: November 14-15- with Lillias White, Laura Benanti and M Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: November 14-15- with Lillias White, Laura Benanti and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Nov 14, 2020

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, November 7-8, 2020.

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Postpones NYC Season,  Announces Virtual Gala and Photo New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players Postpones NYC Season, Announces Virtual Gala and Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2020

New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players has postponed their traditional NYC season of live performance full productions until 2021-2022. In its place, an exciting and creative virtual season is underway with lots to look forward to for fans and patrons of the company.

VHRP LIVE! Continues Its Sixth Season, With Victor Herbert's 1914 Experimental Opera  Photo VHRP LIVE! Continues Its Sixth Season, With Victor Herbert's 1914 Experimental Opera MADELEINE
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2020

VHRP LIVE! is reacquainting New York City with the music of composer Victor Herbert. To date, the company has restored 13 full productions and 5 concerts consisting solely of this composer's music.

Riverside Center For The Performing Arts Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE Photo Riverside Center For The Performing Arts Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE
by A.A. Cristi - May 9, 2019

The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is proud to present Gilbert & Sullivan's comedic operetta, The Pirates of Penzance or The Rascals of the Rappahannock, starring Claire Leyden as Mabel, Samual Keeler as Frederic, Andrew Wynn as The Major General and DC area favorites Sheri Edelen as Ruth and David Jennings as the Pirate King. Performances begin on Wednesday May 22nd and run until Sunday July 7th.

Riverside Center For The Performing Arts Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE OR THE RASC Photo Riverside Center For The Performing Arts Presents THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE OR THE RASCALS OF THE RAPPAHANNOCK
by Julie Musbach - May 9, 2019

The Riverside Center for the Performing Arts in Fredericksburg, Virginia is proud to present Gilbert & Sullivan's comedic operetta, The Pirates of Penzance or The Rascals of the Rappahannock, starring Claire Leyden as Mabel, Samual Keeler as Frederic, Andrew Wynn as The Major General and DC area favorites Sheri Edelen as Ruth and David Jennings as the Pirate King. Performances begin on Wednesday May 22nd and run until Sunday July 7th.

Lotte Lenya Competition Announces 2019 Finalists Photo Lotte Lenya Competition Announces 2019 Finalists
by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2019

Kim H. Kowalke, President of the Kurt Weill Foundation, has announced the finalists for the 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition. Thirteen performers will compete for top prizes of $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000.

Announcing The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition Semifinalists Photo Announcing The 2019 Lotte Lenya Competition Semifinalists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2019

Twenty-eight performers selected to compete for a chance to win top prizes of $20,000, $15,000, and $10,000; total prizes to exceed $75,000; an all-star team of musical theater, opera, and Kurt Weill experts to adjudicate semifinals and finals.

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