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Bio:
Derrick Cobey originated the role of Andy Wright in Kander and Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway. Off-Broadway: The Tin Pan Alley Rag (Roundabout), The Scottsboro Boys (Vineyard Theater); I Am Harvey Milk and Ragtime (Lincoln Center); National tours: Rent, Forever Swing. Regional: Ragtime ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Derrick Cobey originated the role of Andy Wright in Kander and Ebb's The Scottsboro Boys on Broadway. Off-Broadway: The Tin Pan Alley Rag (Roundabout), The Scottsboro Boys (Vineyard Theater); I Am Harvey Milk and Ragtime (Lincoln Center); National tours: Rent, Forever Swing. Regional: Ragtime ... (read complete bio)
Annie Golden, Olivia Puckett, Natalie Walker Lead Industry Reading Of New Musical PRI Photo Annie Golden, Olivia Puckett, Natalie Walker Lead Industry Reading Of New Musical PRIME DAY
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 27, 2022

Prime Day, a new musical by James Harvey (The Bald Faced Truth, The Crack in the Ceiling), will receive an industry reading on February 4th, 2022, at 2pm. The private event will be held at The Tank (312 West 36th Street).

Photos: First Look at DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Walnut Photo Photos: First Look at DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Walnut
by Stephi Wild - Nov 19, 2021

Walnut Street Theatre (WST) continues its 213th season with Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID. Directed by Glenn Casale and choreographed by John MacInnis, the production begins previews on November 16, 2021, opens November 24, and continues through January 2, 2022 on the Walnut’s Mainstage.

Walnut Street Theatre to Present THE LITTLE MERMAID Photo Walnut Street Theatre to Present THE LITTLE MERMAID
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 2, 2021

Walnut Street Theatre will continue its 213th season with the breathtaking Broadway hit for all ages, Disney’s THE LITTLE MERMAID. Directed by Glenn Casale and choreographed by John MacInnis, the production begins previews on November 16, 2021, opens November 24, and continues through January 2, 2022 on the Walnut’s Mainstage.

Enjoy Songs from Broadway LIVE & In-Person this Summer at Bristol Riverside Theatre! Photo Enjoy Songs from Broadway LIVE & In-Person this Summer at Bristol Riverside Theatre!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 5, 2021

The lights may be dimmed on Broadway, but the future is bright. End your summer enjoying songs from the Broadway shows just waiting to shine again. You’ll hear fan favorites from Come From Away, Moulin Rouge, and Company. See Broadway Ahead, LIVE, outdoors, and in-person.

Bristol Riverside Theatre Continues Outdoor William Penn Summer Music Fest With BROAD Photo Bristol Riverside Theatre Continues Outdoor William Penn Summer Music Fest With BROADWAY MEMORIES and TOTALLY AWESOME 80S
by Stephi Wild - Jun 15, 2021

Bristol Riverside Theatre has moved its William Penn Bank Summer Music Fest outside for the summer season and continues with the theatre's traditional concert series which will bring the sounds of Broadway and the 80s to Bristol Township's brand-new outdoor amphitheatre. This BRT summer tradition continues under the leadership of former BRT Artistic Director Keith Baker and features several of BRT's favorite voices.

VIDEO: Derrick Cobey Talks KISS ME, KATE & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT Photo VIDEO: Derrick Cobey Talks KISS ME, KATE & More on the Latest Episode of 32 BAR CUT
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2021

Adrienne shared a lot of laughs as she heard stories from Derrick Cobey's Broadway journey! In this episode, we talk about Derrick's frustrating journey with agents, his Broadway premiere in The Scottsboro Boys and his love of regional theatre. 

VIDEO: Original Broadway Cast and Creatives of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunite Photo VIDEO: Original Broadway Cast and Creatives of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunite
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2020

The Scottsboro Boys opened on Broadway 10 years ago today, on October 31, 2010.  Director Susan Stroman, David Thompson (writer) and the Original Broadway Cast reunited to talk about the experience, and perform one of the signature songs from the show 'Commencing In Chattanooga.'

Telly Leung To Join Bristol Riverside Theatre Summer Music Fest Finale Photo Telly Leung To Join Bristol Riverside Theatre Summer Music Fest Finale
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 24, 2020

Bristol Riverside Theatre brings this year's 25 year-old Summer Music Fest to a close with a huge celebration of the music of Broadway.

Telly Leung Joins Bristol Riverside Theatre's BROADWAY SUMMER SPECTACULAR Finale Photo Telly Leung Joins Bristol Riverside Theatre's BROADWAY SUMMER SPECTACULAR Finale
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 24, 2020

Bristol Riverside Theatre is bringing this year's 25 year-old Summer Music Fest to a close with a huge celebration of the music of Broadway. While Broadway itself is still dark, BRT brings local favorites and Broadway voices into your home for the theatre's annual Broadway Summer Spectacular.

BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Pioneer Theatre Company is Colorfully Creative Photo BWW Review: ONCE ON THIS ISLAND at Pioneer Theatre Company is Colorfully Creative
by Tyler Hinton - Feb 22, 2020

Pioneer Theatre Company's professional production of ONCE ON THIS ISLAND is a creative reimagining of the star-crossed story.

BWW Review: BW/Beck's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS is Both Compelling and Uneven Photo BWW Review: BW/Beck's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS is Both Compelling and Uneven
by Roy Berko - Feb 9, 2020

The Scottsboro Boys were nine African American teenagers, ages 13 to 20, falsely accused in Alabama of raping two white-women on a train in 1931.

PTC Presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND Photo PTC Presents ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 4, 2020

The professional regional premiere of the musical ONCE ON THIS ISLAND opens at PIONEER THEATRE COMPANY (PTC) on FEBRUARY 21, 2020 and runs through MARCH 7, 2020. Tickets for this production can be purchased by calling 801-581-6961 or by visiting pioneertheatre.org.

The 2019 Broadway Cast Recording of KISS ME, KATE Starring Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase a Photo The 2019 Broadway Cast Recording of KISS ME, KATE Starring Kelli O'Hara, Will Chase and Corbin Bleu is Now Available on CD
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2020

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Kiss Me, Kate - 2019 Broadway Cast Recording, is available on CD in stores and online, starting today, Friday, January 10.

VIDEO: New Music Video Goes Inside The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts Photo VIDEO: New Music Video Goes Inside The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts
by Stage Tube - Oct 23, 2019

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, announced today the release of a new music video that tells the story of The Friedman Health Center for the Performing Arts, the medical care provider for New York City's entertainment community that is run in partnership with The Actors Fund and Mount Sinai Doctors

Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of RAGTIME at Arden Theatre Company? Photo Review Roundup: What Did Critics Think of RAGTIME at Arden Theatre Company?
by Paul Smith - Oct 2, 2019

Ragtime recently opened at Arden Theatre Company and critics were in attendance. Find out what they had to say!

VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For Arden Theatre Company's RAGTIME Photo VIDEO: Watch the All New Trailer For Arden Theatre Company's RAGTIME
by Stage Tube - Sep 27, 2019

Old City, Philadelphia opens their 2019-20 season with the winner of the 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations, RAGTIME. Written by the award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Once on This Island, Seussical and Lucky Stiff), noted playwright Terrence McNally, and based on E.L. Doctorow's distinguished novel, RAGTIME plays the F. Otto Haas Stage from September 19 through October 20, 2019.

Due To Popular Demand, Arden Theatre Company's RAGTIME Announces Extension Photo Due To Popular Demand, Arden Theatre Company's RAGTIME Announces Extension
by Stephi Wild - Sep 26, 2019

Arden Theatre Company in Old City, Philadelphia opened their 2019-20 season with the winner of the 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations, RAGTIME. The production, which has been featured on 6ABC, FOX29, Philadelphia Inquirer, Metro, 106.1FM, and more, has announced that it is extending due to popular demand now through October 27, 2019.

Photo Flash: RAGTIME Begins Performances  At Arden Theatre Company Photo Photo Flash: RAGTIME Begins Performances At Arden Theatre Company
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 23, 2019

Old City, Philadelphia opens their 2019-20 season with the winner of the 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations, RAGTIME.  Written by the award-winning composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens (Once on This Island, Seussical and Lucky Stiff), noted playwright Terrence McNally, and based on E.L. Doctorow's distinguished novel, RAGTIME plays the F. Otto Haas Stage from September 19 through October 20, 2019. Called “a triumph for the stage” by TIME Magazine and “the best musical in twenty years” by the International Herald Tribune, RAGTIME tells the story of three distinct Americans – an upper-class wife, a Jewish immigrant, and a daring Harlem musician – united by their courage, compassion and hope in the future. Together, they confront freedom, prejudice, despair, joy, and what it means to be American.

RAGTIME Opens Arden Theatre Company's 2019-20 Season Photo RAGTIME Opens Arden Theatre Company's 2019-20 Season
by Julie Musbach - Jul 31, 2019

Arden Theatre Company in Old City, Philadelphia opens their 2019-20 season with the winner of the 1998 Tony Awards for Best Score, Book and Orchestrations, RAGTIME.

BWW Flashback: KISS ME, KATE Takes Final Broadway Bow Today! Photo BWW Flashback: KISS ME, KATE Takes Final Broadway Bow Today!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 30, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed spring production of Kiss Me, Kate, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with music direction by Paul Gemignani, after 30 preview performances and 125 regular performances. Before the cast takes their final bows, we're flashing back through its journey on Broadway!

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