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BWW Review: Like Panoramic Pease, MUSIC OF THE NIGHT Was Fun While It Lasted Photo BWW Review: Like Panoramic Pease, MUSIC OF THE NIGHT Was Fun While It Lasted
by Perry Tannenbaum - Nov 2, 2018

After we're rid of the obligatory 'Memory,'CP's fond farewall to Pease Auditorium, THE MUSIC OF THE NIGHT, is a lot of fun - but not a lot of music,

BWW Review: Triumphant AIDA Cast Slogs Through Tedious Sir Elton Score Photo BWW Review: Triumphant AIDA Cast Slogs Through Tedious Sir Elton Score
by Perry Tannenbaum - Sep 14, 2017

Linda Woolverton does a masterful job of modernizing - and feminizing - Verdi's libretto for A DA, but despite an excellent Theatre Charlotte cast, slogging through Sir Elton's parade of power ballads grows tedious.

BWW Review: 1776 Still Preaches Compromise to a Skeptical Electorate
by Perry Tannenbaum - Sep 30, 2016

Nearly 50 years after it first played Broadway, 1776 still confounds our drum-and-fife expectations.

CPCC Theatre Announces Cast of 1776
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

CPCC Theatre has announced its cast for 1776 the Musical.

CPCC Theatre Announces Cast of 1776
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2016

CPCC Theatre has announced its cast for 1776 the Musical.

Tim Realbuto to Duet With GHOSTLIGHT Co-Writer Matthew Martin in BOOKSELLER IN THE RAIN, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Matthew Martin, who co-wrote the popular, Broadway-aimed musical Ghostlight with Tim Realbuto will duet with his co-writer Tim's upcoming Maury Yeston tribute concert, Realbuto announced this morning. The two best friends will duet on Yeston's Love Can't Happen from 'Grand Hotel.'

Amy Spanger Replaces Nikki Blonsky in Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston Tribute Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Nikki Blonsky, who was originally scheduled to perform in Tim Realbuto's Bookseller in the Rain Maury Yeston tribute concert, had to withdraw from the production due to a severe flu that has left her on bed rest with extremely strict orders from her doctors.

Amy Spanger Replaces Nikki Blonsky in Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston Tribute Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015

Nikki Blonsky, who was originally scheduled to perform in Tim Realbuto's Bookseller in the Rain Maury Yeston tribute concert, had to withdraw from the production due to a severe flu that has left her on bed rest with extremely strict orders from her doctors. Drama Desk nominee Amy Spanger ('Six Feet Under'; Reefer Madness) has replaced Ms. Blonsky as the show's opener, singing Yeston's Oscar nominated hit 'Take It All.'

AMERICAN IDOL Alum Eric Anthony Lopez Joins Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston Tribute Cast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

American Idol's Eric Anthony Lopez completes the principal list of special guest stars for Tim Realbuto's Bookseller in the Rain, a tribute to the music of legendary composer Maury Yeston. Mr. Lopez joins previously announced Golden Globe nominee Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray), Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline, or Change),Mara Davi ('Smash'), Jenna Leigh Green ('Sabrina, the Teenage Witch'), Joshua Colley (Les Miserables), Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Ovation Award nominee Erika Amato (Flashdance), Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny and Sylvia), Abigail Ludrof (The HVAC Plays), and Emily Esposito (A Christmas Story). Also present will be our guest of honor, Tony Award winning and Oscar nominated composer Maury Yeston.

Aaron Walpole & More Round Out Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston Tribute Cast
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

Aaron Walpole (Les Miserables), Wendi Bergamini (Doctor Zhivago), and Natalie Ballenger (Orange Blossoms) complete the list of special guest stars for Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston tribute concert Bookseller in the Rain. Bergamini and Walpole join previously announced Golden Globe nominee Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray), Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline, or Change), Mara Davi ('Smash'), Jenna Leigh Green ('Sabrina, the Teenage Witch'), Laurissa Romain ('Top Five'), Joshua Colley (Les Miserables), Christine Dwyer (Wicked), Ovation Award nominee Erika Amato (Flashdance), Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny and Sylvia), Abigail Ludrof (The HVAC Plays), and Emily Esposito (A Christmas Story). Also present will be our guest of honor, Tony Award winning and Oscar nominated composer Maury Yeston.

Nikki Blonsky, Mara Davi & Christine Dwyer Join Tim Realbuto's BOOKSELLER IN THE RAIN Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2015

Golden Globe nominee Nikki Blonsky (Hairspray; "Huge"), Mara Davi (A Chorus Line; Death Takes A Holiday), and Christine Dwyer (Wicked; Rent) join previously announced Tony Award winner Tonya Pinkins (Caroline, or Change), Jenna Leigh Green ("Sabrina, the Teenage Witch"), Laurissa Romain ("Top Five"), Joshua Colley (Les Miserables), Ovation Award nominee Erika Amato (Flashdance), Kimberly Faye Greenberg (Danny and Sylvia), Abigail Ludrof (The HVAC Plays), and Emily Esposito (A Christmas Story) as the special guest stars for Tim Realbuto's Maury Yeston tribute concert Bookseller in the Rain.

STAGE TUBE: Highlights from GHOSTLIGHT at 54 Below - Jenna Leigh Green, Mandy Gonzalez and More!
by Stage Tube - Mar 20, 2014

Ghostlight, the Musical by Tim Realbuto and Matthew Martin, presented a concert a 54 Below on Thursday, March 6th, 2014. Ghostlight premiered at The New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2011 and is slated for a fall workshop before an out-of-town tryout. Click below to watch some of the performances from the concert!

Mandy Gonzalez, Jason Gotay & More Set for GHOSTLIGHT Concert at 54 Below, 3/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

Ghostlight, the musical by Tim Realbuto and Matthew Martin will present a concert at 54 Below on Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 9:30 PM. Ghostlight premiered at The New York Musical Theatre Festival in 2011 and is slated for a fall workshop before an out-of-town tryout.

Soo, Carmello, Cuccioli & More Headline GHOSTLIGHT Reading January 13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

Kevin Lambert (Broadway's Godspell) presents an industry reading of the musical Ghostlight, written and directed by Matthew Martin and Tim Realbuto on Monday, January 13th , 2014 at 5:00 PM. Ghostlight had two highly-attended, successful backer's auditions at The New 42nd Street Studios on December 2nd. This is the first time a show has added a third reading so quickly due to popular demand. The January 13th reading will take place at Theater Three, 311 West 43rd Street, 3rd Floor. Industry folk interested in attending should e-mail Ghostlightthemusical@gmail.com ASAP.

'GREAT COMET' Star Phillipa Soo Completes Cast of GHOSTLIGHT Reading, 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Drama League Award nominee and Julliard graduate Phillipa Soo, who currently stars as Natasha in the critically-acclaimed Off-Broadway hit Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Comet of 1812, and who also appeared as Lexi on Season Two of NBC's 'Smash', will star as Olive Thomas in the upcoming industry reading of the highly buzzed about new musical Ghostlight.

Anneliese van der Pol, Carolee Carmello & More Set for GHOSTLIGHT Reading Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

The highly anticipated industry reading of the new musical Ghostlight, starring Anneliese van der Pol ('That's So Raven'; Beauty and the Beast); Three-time Tony nominee Carolee Carmello (Scandalous; 'Smash'); Tony nominee Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll and Hyde; Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark); Rachel Bay Jones (Pippin; Hair); Jennifer Hope Wills (The Phantom of the Opera; Wonderful Town); Kimberly Faye Greenberg (One Night With Fanny Brice; Ghostlight at NYMF); and Trevor McQueen (Annie Get Your Gun; S'Wonderful), will offer two performances tomorrow, December 3rd, at The New 42nd Street Studios in NYC.

Carolee Carmello, Anneliese Van Der Pol & More Set for GHOSTLIGHT Reading Tonight at New 42nd Street Studios
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

The invitation-only industry reading of Tim Realbuto and Matthew Martin's musical Ghostlight, which had a sold-out and extended run at The Signature Theatre as part of NYMF 2011, is set for tonight, December 2nd at the famed New 42nd Street Studios in Times Square.

GHOSTLIGHT's Carolee Carmello, Jennifer Hope Wills & More Set for GINGERNEWYORK Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013

The cast and creators of the new musical Ghostlight, which will have an industry reading this December, have been asked to appear on GingerNewYork, which airs live every Friday on MNN at 2:00 PM EST. The special Ghostlight themed episode will air today, November 15th.

GHOSTLIGHT's Carolee Carmello, Jennifer Hope Wills & More Set for GINGERNEWYORK, 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

The cast and creators of the new musical Ghostlight, which will have an industry reading this December, have been asked to appear on GingerNewYork, which airs live every Friday on MNN at 2:00 PM EST. The special Ghostlight themed episode will air on Friday, November 15th.

Carolee Carmello Completes Cast of GHOSTLIGHT Reading, Set for 12/2 at New 42nd Street Studios
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2013

Three-time Tony Award nominee Carolee Carmello (Parade, Mamma Mia!, 'Smash') completes the star-studded cast of the highly anticipated industry reading of Tim Realbuto and Matthew Martin's musical Ghostlight, which had a sold-out and extended run at The Signature Theatre as part of NYMF 2011. The invite-only reading of the revamped version will take place on Monday, December 2nd at the famed New 42nd Street Studios in Times Square.

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