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Something's Coming!!! Ewoldt, Hydzik, Cortez And More Star In WEST SIDE STORY: IN CONCERT At The McCallumSomething's Coming!!! Ewoldt, Hydzik, Cortez And More Star In WEST SIDE STORY: IN CONCERT At The McCallum
by David Green - Feb 16, 2018

The McCallum Theatre presents WEST SIDE STORY: IN CONCERT for five performances Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 11. This classic musical is being exclusively produced by the McCallum Theatre as part of its Leonard Bernstein Centennial Celebration.  The March 9 performance of West Side Story: In Concert is presented through the generosity of Annette Bloch.  The March 10 performance is presented through the generosity of Richard and Julia Heyman.  The March 11 performance is presented through the generosity of Edeltraud and Patrick M. McCarthy. With a book by Arthur Laurents, music by Leonard Bernstein, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and conception and choreography by Jerome Robbins, West Side Story is one of the most beloved and celebrated musicals in Broadway history.  The original 1957 Broadway production ran for 732 performances and was nominated for six Tony Awards including Best Musical, winning for Best Choreography and Best Scenic Design.  The 1961 musical film, directed by Robert Wise and Robbins, won ten Academy Awards including Best Picture. (more...)

Lorna Luft, David Yazbek, Broadway Loves Demi Lovato, and More Lead This Week at Feinstein's/54 BelowLorna Luft, David Yazbek, Broadway Loves Demi Lovato, and More Lead This Week at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

This week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

BWW Interview: Andrew Drost and Michael Minarik Talk Institute for American Musical Theatre - the School Taking a Practical Approach to an Arts EducationBWW Interview: Andrew Drost and Michael Minarik Talk Institute for American Musical Theatre - the School Taking a Practical Approach to an Arts Education
by Julie Musbach - Feb 9, 2018

There's a new school in town and it's revolutionizing the way musical theatre students receive an education. Andrew Drost and Michael Minarik are the masterminds behind the Institute for American Musical Theatre, a school that is all about getting students out onto stages working under the lights of Broadway theatres. Andrew and Michael took some time to introduce their school to us at BroadwayWorld, read below to find out just what they're cooking up. (more...)

Linda and Laura Benanti, Carmen Cusack, and More Headline 54 Below in FebruaryLinda and Laura Benanti, Carmen Cusack, and More Headline 54 Below in February
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2018

This February, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

A Very Broadway Valentine's Day at 54 BelowA Very Broadway Valentine's Day at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

On Valentine's Day, Broadway's favorite couples and musical director Benjamin Rauhala will celebrate Broadway romance, both on and off-stage. Featuring many of Broadway's most romantic songs, heartfelt and hilarious stories from each couple, and the open-hearted cello stylings of Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf, this concert makes for the perfect date-night, and is sure to make your Valentine's Day unforgettable! This is one concert no hopeless romantic should miss! (more...)

The PHANTOM'S Ewoldt Joins Hydzik, Cortez And More In WEST SIDE STORY: IN CONCERTThe PHANTOM'S Ewoldt Joins Hydzik, Cortez And More In WEST SIDE STORY: IN CONCERT
by David Green - Jan 3, 2018

Complete casting has been announced for the McCallum Theatre's exclusive upcoming concert production of West Side Story, which will be presented March 9-11 in Palm Desert, CA. Produced and directed by Chad Hilligus, this limited engagement will feature an onstage 40-piece orchestra under the baton of Grammy-winning conductor Richard Kaufman. As previously announced, Ali Ewoldt, who currently stars as Christine in Broadway's Phantom of the Opera, will play Maria alongside Matthew Hydzik as Tony and Natalie Cortez as Anita, both of whom appeared in the 2009 Broadway revival of West Side Story. (more...)

Full Casting Announced for WEST SIDE STORY at McCallum TheatreFull Casting Announced for WEST SIDE STORY at McCallum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2018

Complete casting has been announced for the McCallum Theatre's exclusive upcoming concert production of West Side Story, which will be presented March 9-11 in Palm Desert, CA. (more...)


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Broadway Comes To Red Bank: Clay Thomson To Lead Master Class At Phoenix ProductionsBroadway Comes To Red Bank: Clay Thomson To Lead Master Class At Phoenix Productions
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Phoenix Productions, a non-profit theatre company in Red Bank, NJ welcomes Broadway star Clay Thomson as he leads Phoenix's Newsies Themed School Holiday Master Class on January 15th (Martin Luther King Day). (more...)

Kyle Dean Massey and More Join Christopher Rice for TAPPY CHRISTMAS SPECIALKyle Dean Massey and More Join Christopher Rice for TAPPY CHRISTMAS SPECIAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2017

Christopher Rice (Broadway's The Book of Mormon) continues his viral #Tappy video series online with the 2017 Tappy Christmas Special. This production, inspired by the televised holiday specials of the 1960s, features Broadway stars Kyle Dean Massey (TV's 'Nashville', Pippin, Next to Normal, Wicked), Bryonha Marie Parham (Prince of Broadway, Porgy and Bess, After Midnight), Dorcas Leung (current Gigi in Miss Saigon), and dancers from many other Broadway shows. (more...)

Photo Flash: NEWSIES Lyricist Jack Feldman Stops by The MunyPhoto Flash: NEWSIES Lyricist Jack Feldman Stops by The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

NEWSIES lyricist Jack Feldman visited The Muny's production of the hit musical on Wednesday and took a moment to snap a photo with the cast - check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Do They Got Us? No! Watch 'The World Will Know' from NEWSIES at The MunyVIDEO: Do They Got Us? No! Watch 'The World Will Know' from NEWSIES at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Watch the company of NEWSIES at The Muny get serious in 'The World Will Know' below! (more...)

BWW Photo Exclusive: Watch What Happens... Backstage with NEWSIES at The Muny!BWW Photo Exclusive: Watch What Happens... Backstage with NEWSIES at The Muny!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive sneak peek behind the scenes of last night's performance of NEWSIES at The Muny - check out photos below! (more...)

Review Roundup: NEWSIES Makes Headlines at The MunyReview Roundup: NEWSIES Makes Headlines at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Based on Disney's 1992 cult classic film, Newsies tells the rousing tale of the great Newsboy Strike of 1899. Jack Kelly, a charismatic and resilient newspaper boy, leads a bunch of New York City rag-tag orphans in a clash against the mighty publishing titan, Joseph Pulitzer. With a score by Alan Menken, and hits that include 'Santa Fe,' 'Seize the Day,' and 'King of New York,' this Muny premiere promises to make headlines. (more...)

VIDEO: Jay Armstrong Johnson Belts 'Santa Fe' in NEWSIES at The MunyVIDEO: Jay Armstrong Johnson Belts 'Santa Fe' in NEWSIES at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Based on Disney's 1992 cult classic film, Newsies tells the rousing tale of the great Newsboy Strike of 1899. Jack Kelly, a charismatic and resilient newspaper boy, leads a bunch of New York City rag-tag orphans in a clash against the mighty publishing titan, Joseph Pulitzer. With a score by Alan Menken, and hits that include 'Santa Fe,' 'Seize the Day,' and 'King of New York,' this Muny premiere promises to make headlines. Watch Jay Armstrong Johnson (as Jack Kelly) perform a passionate rendition of 'Santa Fe' below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kings of St. Louis! NEWSIES Makes Headlines at The MunyPhoto Flash: Kings of St. Louis! NEWSIES Makes Headlines at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Based on Disney's 1992 cult classic film, Newsies tells the rousing tale of the great Newsboy Strike of 1899. Jack Kelly, a charismatic and resilient newspaper boy, leads a bunch of New York City rag-tag orphans in a clash against the mighty publishing titan, Joseph Pulitzer. With a score by Alan Menken, and hits that include 'Santa Fe,' 'Seize the Day,' and 'King of New York,' this Muny premiere promises to make headlines. (more...)

Social Roundup: Go Behind the Scenes of The Muny's NEWSIESSocial Roundup: Go Behind the Scenes of The Muny's NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Yesterday The Muny's production of NEWSIES took over BroadwayWorld on Twitter and Instagram! Spencer Davis Milford gave our readers a behind the scenes look at how the company seized the day in rehearsal day. (more...)

Broadway Celebrates 10th Anniversary of High School Musical 2Broadway Celebrates 10th Anniversary of High School Musical 2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Christopher Rice (Broadway's The Book of Mormon) directs this larger than life music video featuring songs from the hit Disney Channel Original Movie. High School Musical 2 debuted on television 10 years ago and it's time to relive your favorite moments from the film with this brand new tribute video. Featuring Direction by Rice, Broadway performers from Newsies, A Bronx Tale, Mean Girls, Amelie, Aladdin, and more come together to rock out Kenny Ortega's iconic steps from the film along with brand new choreography by Christopher Rice and Audra Bryant! You'll have a FABULOUS time! Check it out! (more...)

Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly PerformancePaper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins today, June 23 at 1:30PM. (more...)

Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly PerformancePaper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins on Friday, June 23 at 1:30PM. (more...)

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