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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)
VIDEO: Original Broadway Cast and Creatives of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunite Photo VIDEO: Original Broadway Cast and Creatives of THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Reunite
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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 β€œa triumph for the stage” by TIME Magazine and β€œthe 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 BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - 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!

Richard Kind Will Join Cast of KISS ME KATE for Final Weeks Photo Richard Kind Will Join Cast of KISS ME KATE for Final Weeks
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Richard Kind will return to Roundabout's stage, following his Tony Award-nominated and Drama Desk Award-winning performance in The Big Knife, in Kiss Me, Kate. Kind will reprise the role of "Second Man," which he played in Roundabout's 2016 benefit concert reading of Kiss Me, Kate.

Last 2 Weeks To See Roundabout's ALL MY SONS, KISS ME, KATE And SOMETHING CLEAN Photo Last 2 Weeks To See Roundabout's ALL MY SONS, KISS ME, KATE And SOMETHING CLEAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company will conclude its critically acclaimed spring productions on Sunday, June 30: Arthur Miller's All My Sons, directed by Jack O'Brien, Kiss Me, Kate, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle with music direction by Paul Gemignani, and Something Clean, by Selina Fillinger, directed by Margot Bordelon.

KISS ME, KATE Cast Album Now Available Digitally Photo KISS ME, KATE Cast Album Now Available Digitally
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Cole Porter's musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate - 2019 Broadway Cast Recording is available for digital download and streaming starting today, Friday, June 7.

BWW Exclusive: Listen to Kelli O'Hara & Will Chase Sing 'Wunderbar' on KISS ME, KATE  Photo BWW Exclusive: Listen to Kelli O'Hara & Will Chase Sing 'Wunderbar' on KISS ME, KATE Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2019

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS will release the 2019 Broadway Cast Recording for Cole Porter's musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate. The album will be released for digital download and streaming on Friday, June 7. The CD release is planned for later this year.

KISS ME, KATE Cast Album Now Available for Pre-Order; Release June 7th Photo KISS ME, KATE Cast Album Now Available for Pre-Order; Release June 7th
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced that Cole Porter's musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate - 2019 Broadway Cast Recording, is available for digital pre-order starting today, Friday, May 31.

KISS ME KATE Offers $49 Tickets To All Kates May 16 Photo KISS ME KATE Offers $49 Tickets To All Kates May 16
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

As we celebrate Tony Award season, Kiss Me, Kate - winner of the first Tony for best musical in 1949 - will offer $49 tickets to the first 100 "Kates" at the Studio 54 Box Office!

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