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Danny Burstein News

 
Date Of Birth:
June 16, 1964 (56)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Burstein is a seven-time Tony Award nominee; for The Drowsy Chaperone (2006), South Pacific (2008), Follies (2012), Golden Boy (2013), Cabaret (2014), Fiddler on the Roof (2016), and Moulin Rouge! (2020). He has also won two Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, and received three ... (read complete bio)
 
Date of Birth: June 16, 1964 (56)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Burstein is a seven-time Tony Award nominee; for The Drowsy Chaperone (2006), South Pacific (2008), Follies (2012), Golden Boy (2013), Cabaret (2014), Fiddler on the Roof (2016), and Moulin Rouge! (2020). He has also won two Drama Desk Awards, four Outer Critics Circle Awards, and received three ... (read complete bio)
Wake Up With BWW 1/18: Kelli O'Hara's Seth Concert Re-Airs Today, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/18: Kelli O'Hara's Seth Concert Re-Airs Today, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 18, 2021

Today's top stories: Kelli O'Hara's concert with Seth Rudetsky re-airs today, Hamilton original cast members reunite for a SAG Q&A, and more!

BWW Album Review: ESTELLA SCROOGE Embraces Those Christmas Cliches Photo BWW Album Review: ESTELLA SCROOGE Embraces Those Christmas Cliches
by Amanda Prahl - Jan 17, 2021

Estella Scrooge has several strong elements: a talented cast giving it their all, catchy music, and witty lyrics. But an inconsistent tone and too many wink-wink references prevent the album from becoming more than the sum of its parts.

Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & M Photo Theater Stories: GYPSY, EVITA, THE COLOR PURPLE, the FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Revival, & More About The Broadway Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 17, 2021

This week's Theater Stories features the Broadway Theatre! Learn about the shows to have graced the stage of the theatre, including Gypsy, The Color Purple, Evita and more; the show that broke the theatre's box office record, and much more!

Wake Up With BWW 1/7: THE PROM Comes to the Netherlands, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/7: THE PROM Comes to the Netherlands, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 7, 2021

Today's top stories: The Prom is coming to the Netherlands, lyric video for Leslie Odom, Jr.'s 'Speak Now', and more!

Danny Burstein Pens Personal Essay Honoring Wife Rebecca Luker - ' You Just Knew She  Photo Danny Burstein Pens Personal Essay Honoring Wife Rebecca Luker - ' You Just Knew She was a Special Human Being'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2021

Danny Burstein has penned a personal essay reflecting on his 20-plus year marriage with Broadway veteran Rebecca Luker, who passed away this December after being diagnosed with ALS. 

Social Roundup: The Theatre Community Mourns the Loss of Rebecca Luker Photo Social Roundup: The Theatre Community Mourns the Loss of Rebecca Luker
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020

Read what theatre stars from across social media are saying about the passing of Rebecca Luker.

Original Streaming Musical ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST Benefits M Photo Original Streaming Musical ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST Benefits More Than 50 US Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020

More than 50 US theatre companies are benefitting from Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist, an original streaming musical written and filmed during the pandemic, which focuses on the joys and responsibilities of common welfare and helping others. 

Broadway Veteran Rebecca Luker Has Passed Away at 59 Photo Broadway Veteran Rebecca Luker Has Passed Away at 59
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway veteran Rebecca Luker has passed away. Last year, Rebecca was diagnosed out of nowhere with ALS, a fatal neurodegenerative disease closely related to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. She was 59 years old.

New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of December 21 - MOULIN ROUGE! Songbook, ESTEL Photo New and Upcoming Releases For the Week of December 21 - MOULIN ROUGE! Songbook, ESTELLA SCROOGE Cast Recording, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2020

This week's list includes the songbook to Moulin Rouge! the Musical. Also, check out the Estella Scrooge cast album featuring Danny Burstein, Betsy Wolfe, Lauren Patten, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello, and more.

ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST Album Featuring Betsy Wolfe, Clifton  Photo ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST Album Featuring Betsy Wolfe, Clifton Duncan & More Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2020

Broadway Records announced today the release of the digital album of ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST, a new holiday musical that uniquely blends theatre, film and cutting-edge animation starring Betsy Wolfe, Clifton Duncan, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello and Danny Burstein.

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Holiday Viewing Party And Fundraiser Photo Theater Resources Unlimited Announces Holiday Viewing Party And Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020

TRU has announced a Holiday Viewing Party and Fundraiser on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 4:30pm. Join the TRU Community for a screening of the premiere of ESTELLA SCROOGE, a magical musical event for the entire family! Featuring an exclusive talkback with Scrooge producer Michael Alden and StreamingMusicals.com founder Tom Polum.

Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, December 16 with Norm Lewis, Betsy Wolfe, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Wednesday, December 16 with Norm Lewis, Betsy Wolfe, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020

Today (December 16) in live streaming: the cast of Estella Scrooge on Stars in the House, Norm Lewis visits Backstage Live, and so much more!

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of ESTELLA SCROOGE on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of ESTELLA SCROOGE on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Estella Scrooge with David Bryant, Danny Burstein, John Caird, Carolee Carmello, Clifton Duncan, Paul Gordon, Patrick Page, Lauren Patten and Betsy Wolfe.  Book by John Caird and Paul Gordon, music and lyrics by Gordon and direction by Caird.

Exclusive: See Betsy Wolfe, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello, and More in an All New T Photo Exclusive: See Betsy Wolfe, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello, and More in an All New Trailer For ESTELLA SCROOGE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2020

The new musical, Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist, is now available to stream at EstellaScrooge.com.

NYCDA Foundation Announces Holiday Auction Featuring Chita Rivera, Ben Vereen, Danny  Photo NYCDA Foundation Announces Holiday Auction Featuring Chita Rivera, Ben Vereen, Danny Burstein, Joel Grey and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2020

The New York City Dance Alliance Foundation has announced their annual Holiday Auction to raise funds to support the Foundation's mission of awarding college scholarships to dancers. Lots in the NYCDAF auction include: Private Zoom Call with the Tony Award winner Chita Rivera, Private Zoom Call with 7-Time Tony Award Nominee Danny Burstein and more.

Musical Theater West Presents ESTELLA SCROOGE Photo Musical Theater West Presents ESTELLA SCROOGE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2020

Just in time for the holidays, Musical Theatre West brings audiences a magical musical created with new cutting-edge technology that is sure to become new a holiday tradition – the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist! Estella Scrooge is now available for streaming through the holidays.

World Premiere Of ESTELLA SCROOGE: A Christmas Carol With A Twist, Streaming Via The  Photo World Premiere Of ESTELLA SCROOGE: A Christmas Carol With A Twist, Streaming Via The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2020

Just in time for the holidays, Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts brings audiences a magical musical, created with new cutting-edge technology, that is sure to become new a holiday tradition – the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist.

The Firehouse Theatre Presents ESTRELLA SCROOGE Photo The Firehouse Theatre Presents ESTRELLA SCROOGE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020

Just in time for the holidays, The Firehouse Theatre is bringing audiences a magical musical created with new cutting-edge technology that is sure to become new a holiday tradition – the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist! Tickets are now on sale until January 3 and may be purchased at https://bit.ly/FirehouseEstellaScrooge; or visit the company's website at www.TheFirehouseTheatre.com

92Y Announces Online Conversation With Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, Danny Burstein, Sahr Photo 92Y Announces Online Conversation With Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, Danny Burstein, Sahr Ngaujah, and Robyn Hurder
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020

Tony Award winner Karen Olivo, Aaron Tveit, Danny Burstein, Sahr Ngaujah, and Robyn Hurder—stars of Moulin Rouge! The Musical—take to the 92 Y virtual stage with Ruthie Fierberg for a behind-the-scenes look at the show that’s been nominated for 14 Tony Awards.

BWW Interview: Renown Writer/Director John Caird On TWISTing Dickens' CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo BWW Interview: Renown Writer/Director John Caird On TWISTing Dickens' CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Gil Kaan - Dec 5, 2020

Rubicon Theatre presents the World Premiere of ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST, a modern day take on Charles Dickens’ beloved 1843 novella A Christmas Carol. Stellar cast of twenty-four includes: Betsy Wolfe as Estella Scrooge, Clifton Duncan as Phillip 'Pip' Nickleby, Lauren Patten as Dawkins, Patrick Page as Mr. Merdle, Carolee Carmello as Marla Havisham, Danny Burstein as Ebenezer Scrooge.

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