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Bio:
Derek Klena was most recently in Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill on Broadway. Prior to that, he played the same role in the world premiere production at A.R.T in Cambridge, MA. Previously, he starred as Dmitry in the stage adaptation of the animated movie Anastasia. Derek first broke onto the ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Derek Klena was most recently in Alanis Morissette's Jagged Little Pill on Broadway. Prior to that, he played the same role in the world premiere production at A.R.T in Cambridge, MA. Previously, he starred as Dmitry in the stage adaptation of the animated movie Anastasia. Derek first broke onto the ... (read complete bio)
Derek Klena, Christy Altomare and Samantha Pauly to Take Part in A MILLION DREAMS Photo Derek Klena, Christy Altomare and Samantha Pauly to Take Part in A MILLION DREAMS
by Carol Kassie - Jun 1, 2021

Making It On Broadway, an educational musical theater training program, will host a summer concert entitled A Million Dreams, featuring Broadway notables Derek Klena (Jagged Little Pill), Christy Altomare (Anastasia), and Samantha Pauly (Six) and the students of Making It On Broadway at the Lauderhill Performing Arts Center.

Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: SEASON 3 College Top 5! Photo Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: SEASON 3 College Top 5!
by Team BWW - May 29, 2021

You voted, now here they are! In alphabetical order, meet our top 5 in the college category. After two successful seasons of our virtual singing competition, we're back again by popular demand with the third season of our online musical theatre singing competition for student performers sponsored by The International College of Musical Theatre.

Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: SEASON 3 High School Top 5! Photo Meet Our NEXT ON STAGE: SEASON 3 High School Top 5!
by Team BWW - May 28, 2021

You voted, now here they are! Meet our top 5 of Next on Stage in the high school category. After two successful seasons of our virtual singing competition, we're back again by popular demand with the third season of our online musical theatre singing competition for student performers sponsored by The International College of Musical Theatre.

UN D√ćA COMO HOY: ANASTASIA se estrenaba en Broadway Photo UN D√ćA COMO HOY: ANASTASIA se estrenaba en Broadway
by Nuria Pedret - May 27, 2021

El musical sobre la vida de Anya se estrenó en el Broadhurst Theatre en 2017 con Christy Altomare como protagonista

Second DISNEY PRINCESS - THE CONCERT Show added at The Fabulous Fox Theatre Photo Second DISNEY PRINCESS - THE CONCERT Show added at The Fabulous Fox Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2021

Due to popular demand, a 2:30 p.m. matinee has been added to the Pandora Presents Disney Princess - The Concert engagement at the Fabulous Fox Theatre on Saturday, December 11, 2021. Tickets will go on sale Friday, May 28 at 10 a.m.

You Oughta Know JAGGED LITTLE PILL Will Return to Broadway in October Photo You Oughta Know JAGGED LITTLE PILL Will Return to Broadway in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2021

Producers Vivek J. Tiwary, Arvind Ethan David and Eva Price have announced that the 15-time Tony Award-nominated and Grammy Award-winning Broadway musical Jagged Little Pill will reopen on Broadway on Thursday, October 21, 2021, ending a nineteen-month suspension of performances due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

VIDEO: Watch an ANASTASIA Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm! Photo VIDEO: Watch an ANASTASIA Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by Nicole Rosky - May 7, 2021

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm ET) with a ANASTASIA Reunion featuring Christy Altomare, Derek Klena, Mary Beth Peil, Max von Essen, John Bolton and Caroline O'Connor. Donations tonight will be matched up to $10,000 by an Anonymous Stars In The House Friend!

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 7- Meet the Next On Stage Top 30, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, May 7- Meet the Next On Stage Top 30, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - May 7, 2021

Today (May 7) in live streaming: Next on Stage is back to introduce the College Top 30, an Anastasia reunion on Stars in the House, and more!

Wake Up With BWW 5/7: SIX Sets Reopening Date, MEAN GIRLS  Movie Update, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 5/7: SIX Sets Reopening Date, MEAN GIRLS Movie Update, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 7, 2021

Today's top stories: Six sets reopening date, Gavin Creel & Aaron Tveit will reunite at MCC's Miscast, and more!

Derek Klena, Bonnie Milligan, Derrick Baskin and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL M Photo Derek Klena, Bonnie Milligan, Derrick Baskin and More Join THE 24 HOUR PLAYS: VIRAL MUSICALS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2021

The 24 Hour Plays: Viral Musicals will premiere tonight. The actors performing the series of Viral Monologues will include: Allison Posner, Andrew Leeds, Anika Larsen, Bonnie Milligan, Chad Burris, Derek Klena, Derrick Baskin, Joél Pérez, Lennon Parham, Maria-Christina Oliveras, Melody A. Betts, and Robbie Fairchild.

DISNEY PRINCESS - THE CONCERT to be Presented at The Fabulous Fox Theatre Photo DISNEY PRINCESS - THE CONCERT to be Presented at The Fabulous Fox Theatre
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2021

For generations, Disney’s Princesses have enchanted us with their courage and kindness. Their music has been the soundtrack to our lives. Now, for the first time in forever, that beloved music will be celebrated in Pandora Presents Disney Princess - The Concert on stage at the Fabulous Fox Theatre Saturday, December 11 at 7:30 p.m. 

THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, CINDERELLA, and ANASTASIA Casts Will Reunite on STARS IN  Photo THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD, CINDERELLA, and ANASTASIA Casts Will Reunite on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2021

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley announced today that they will reunite the casts of some of theater-goers favorite Broadway shows, including ‚ÄúThe Mystery of Edwin Drood,‚ÄĚ ‚ÄúRodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella,‚ÄĚ and ‚ÄúAnastasia,‚ÄĚ all in support of The Actors Fund.¬†

VIDEO: On This Day, April 24- ANASTASIA Opens On Broadway Photo VIDEO: On This Day, April 24- ANASTASIA Opens On Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 24, 2021

On this day in 2017, the musical adaptation of the animated film Anastasia opened on Broadway!

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, April 15- with Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, April 15- with Stephanie J. Block, Sebastian Arcelus, Derek Klena, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 15, 2021

Today (April 15) in live streaming: Stephanie J. Block and Sebastian Arcelus visit Backstage Live, Derek Klena chats on Clubhouse, and more!

Richard Ridge Chats with Derek Klena on Clubhouse- Live at 4pm! Photo Richard Ridge Chats with Derek Klena on Clubhouse- Live at 4pm!
by Team BWW - Apr 15, 2021

BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge will be chatting with Broadway star Derek Klena on the new audio platform Clubhouse!

Wake Up With BWW 4/6: LA Stage Alliance Ceases Operations, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 4/6: LA Stage Alliance Ceases Operations, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Apr 6, 2021

Today's top stories: LA Stage Alliance ceases all operations, Jeremy Jordan's show 'Carry On' to be streamed as part of BroadwayWorld Events, and more!

Photo Flash: Lauren Patten and Derek Klena Sing from The Rooftops with TodayTix Photo Photo Flash: Lauren Patten and Derek Klena Sing from The Rooftops with TodayTix
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 5, 2021

Over the weekend, TodayTix launched their brand new TodayTix Original concert series, held live and in-person in New York City on the rooftop at Showfields (11 Bond Street). Safely bringing together performers and audience members for the first time in more than a year, this exclusive TodayTix Original concert series kicked off with newly-minted Grammy Award-winner Lauren Patten, followed by Tony Award nominee Derek Klena.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 3-4- with Matt Doyle, Derek Klena and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: April 3-4- with Matt Doyle, Derek Klena and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 3, 2021

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, April 3-4, 2021.

Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 2- with Lauren Patten, Derrick Baskin, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Friday, April 2- with Lauren Patten, Derrick Baskin, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 2, 2021

Today (April 2) in live streaming: it's Game Night on Stars in the House, Lauren Patten in concert, Bringing You Broadway, and more!

New TV Series Inspired by JAGGED LITTLE PILL Premieres This Week Photo New TV Series Inspired by JAGGED LITTLE PILL Premieres This Week
by Stephi Wild - Mar 31, 2021

The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment has announced that “Wake Up: Why Social Responsibility in Theatre Matters' will premiere on television on April 2.

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