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ELIZABETH SEARLE (Libretto, Concept and Book) first wrote about 'Tonya & Nancy' in her novella Celebrities In Disgrace, which the New York Times Book Review called 'a miniature masterpiece.' She is the author of four books of fiction: My Body To You, Celebrities In Disgrace, A Four-Sided Bed and ... (read more)
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Bio:
ELIZABETH SEARLE (Libretto, Concept and Book) first wrote about 'Tonya & Nancy' in her novella Celebrities In Disgrace, which the New York Times Book Review called 'a miniature masterpiece.' She is the author of four books of fiction: My Body To You, Celebrities In Disgrace, A Four-Sided Bed and ... (read more)
Photo Flash: Abingdon Theatre Company Celebrates Opening NIght of TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA:Photo Flash: Abingdon Theatre Company Celebrates Opening NIght of TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA:
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2019

Abingdon Theatre Company, in association with Paul Boghosian and Jim Kierstead, Executive Producer, will present a special one-night only concert of Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera, a darkly comedic original musical done with a great deal of heart, with libretto and concept by Elizabeth Searle and music by Michael Teoli, on Monday evening, February 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company Sets Cast For TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERAAbingdon Theatre Company Sets Cast For TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Abingdon Theatre Company, in association with Paul Boghosian and Jim Kierstead, Executive Producer, will present a special one-night only concert of Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera, a darkly comedic original musical done with a great deal of heart, with libretto and concept by Elizabeth Searle and music by Michael Teoli, on Monday evening, February 4, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street). (more...)

Abingdon Theatre Company Announces Two Special Events In February - TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA and THE PROMPTERAbingdon Theatre Company Announces Two Special Events In February - TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA and THE PROMPTER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2019

Abingdon Theatre Company announced today two special one-night only events to be presented next month. (more...)

BWW Album Review: TONYA AND NANCY Gets High MarksBWW Album Review: TONYA AND NANCY Gets High Marks
by Amanda Prahl - Oct 15, 2018

Figure skating and musical theatre feel like perfect partners: both involve heightened drama, intense training, and occasionally questionable costume choices. So it seems incredible that there hasn't really been a musical about figure skating before - until now. (more...)

Broadway Records Announces TONYA & NANCY (HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE ROCK OPERA)Broadway Records Announces TONYA & NANCY (HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE ROCK OPERA)
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Broadway Records today announced that Tonya & Nancy (Highlights from the Rock Opera) - Live at Feinstein's/54 Below will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, September 28, 2018. The album is currently available for pre- order at www.BroadwayRecords.com. (more...)

Broadway Records Announces TONYA & NANCY Live At Feinstein's/54 BelowBroadway Records Announces TONYA & NANCY Live At Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Broadway Records today announced that Tonya & Nancy (Highlights from the Rock Opera) - Live at Feinstein's/54 Below will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, September 28, 2018. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com. (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...)

Tony LePage, Nancy Opel, and More Complete Cast of TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA at 54 BelowTony LePage, Nancy Opel, and More Complete Cast of TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, announces more exciting casting for its Olympic special concert of songs from Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera on Feb. 13, 2018 at 9:30 PM. (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...)

Infamous Skating Rivalry to Hit Feinsteins'/54 Below in TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERAInfamous Skating Rivalry to Hit Feinsteins'/54 Below in TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ashley Spencer as 'Tonya' and Lauren Worsham as 'Nancy' in a concert of songs from Tonya & Nancy: The Rock Opera' on Feb. 13, 2018 at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Underscore Theatre Presents TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Harborside Films, is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA, a dark musical comedy based on the infamous 1990's Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan "knee whack" ice skating scandal. With book and lyrics by Elizabeth Searle, music by Michael Teoli, direction and choreography by Jon Martinez and musical direction by Aaron Benham, TONYA AND NANCY will play November 26 - December 30, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Harborside Films, presents TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Harborside Films, is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA, a dark musical comedy based on the infamous 1990's Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan "knee whack" ice skating scandal. With book and lyrics by Elizabeth Searle, music by Michael Teoli, direction and choreography by Jon Martinez and musical direction by Aaron Benham, TONYA AND NANCY will play November 26 - December 30, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. The press opening is Tuesday, November 29 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Amanda Horvath and Courtney Mack to Star in Underscore Theatre's TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2016

Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Harborside Films, is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA, a dark musical comedy based on the infamous 1990's Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan 'knee whack' ice skating scandal. (more...)

Tituss Burgess, Sierra Boggess, Bryce Pinkham and More to Perform at NYMF's 2016 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, will honor Tony and Grammy Award winning composer and lyricist Duncan Sheik, Casting Director Tara Rubin, and former NYMF Board Member and Treasurer Frank Troutman at its 2016 Gala hosted by Mo Rocca on Sunday, November 13 at the Edison Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan (240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Underscore Theatre Company in Association with Harborside Films Presents TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Harborside Films, is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA, a dark musical comedy based on the infamous 1990's Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan "knee whack" ice skating scandal. With book and lyrics by Elizabeth Searle, music by Michael Teoli, direction and choreography by Jon Martinez and musical direction by Aaron Benham. (more...)

NYMF to Honor Duncan Sheik and More at 2016 Gala, Hosted by Mo Rocca
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, will honor Tony and Grammy Award winning composer and lyricist Duncan Sheik, Casting Director Tara Rubin, and former NYMF Board Member and Treasurer Frank Troutman at its 2016 Gala hosted by Mo Rocca on Sunday, November 13 at the Edison Ballroom in Midtown Manhattan (240 W 47th St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Chicago Premiere! Underscore Theatre Company Presents TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2016

Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Harborside Films, is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA, a dark musical comedy based on the infamous 1990's Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan "knee whack" ice skating scandal. With book and lyrics by Elizabeth Searle, music by Michael Teoli, direction and choreography by Jon Martinez and musical direction by Aaron Benham, TONYA AND NANCY will play November 25 - December 30, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Tickets go on sale Friday, September 16, 2016 at www.theaterwit.org, in person at the Theater Wit Box Office or by calling (773) 975-8150. (more...)

Kokandy Productions Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

Kokandy Productions is pleased to celebrate its fifth anniversary with an expanded season featuring four fully produced musicals, including two Chicago premieres and two guest directors. The 2017/18 Season will also include numerous readings and workshops - adding fresh voices to Kokandy's "New Works Initiative" and emphasizing the company's commitment to becoming an increasingly relevant part of Chicagoland's musical theater and new work development communities. The new season also marks Kokandy's transition to a not-for-profit organization. (more...)

Amanda Horvath and Courtney Mack to Star in Underscore Theatre's TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2016

Underscore Theatre Company, in association with Harborside Films, is pleased to present the Chicago premiere of TONYA AND NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA, a dark musical comedy based on the infamous 1990's Tonya Harding/Nancy Kerrigan 'knee whack' ice skating scandal. (more...)

Photo Flash! Get A Look At TONYA & NANCY: THE ROCK OPERA
by Pat Cerasaro - Jul 13, 2015

See Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan rock out! (more...)

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