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Eric Schaeffer

Also Credited As: Eric D. Schaeffer
 
Bio:
Eric Schaeffer is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of Arlington’s Signature Theatre. Under his leadership, the Theatre was honored with the 2009 Tony Award® for Outstanding Regional Theatre in America, as well as 97 Helen Hayes Awards with an additional 411 nominations for theater excellence ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Eric Schaeffer is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of Arlington’s Signature Theatre. Under his leadership, the Theatre was honored with the 2009 Tony Award® for Outstanding Regional Theatre in America, as well as 97 Helen Hayes Awards with an additional 411 nominations for theater excellence ... (read complete bio)
Arlington's Signature Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season Featuring Three Sondheim Pro Photo Arlington's Signature Theatre Announces 2022/2023 Season Featuring Three Sondheim Productions
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 24, 2022

Signature Theatre has announced its 33rd season today, which highlights the organization’s long-time relationship with the legendary Stephen Sondheim. Signature has produced 31 Sondheim productions in its 32 season history – more than any other theater in North America.

Kelli O'Hara, Adrienne Warren & More to be Featured in  Arlington's Signature Theatre Photo Kelli O'Hara, Adrienne Warren & More to be Featured in Arlington's Signature Theatre Summer 2022 Events
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2022

This summer, Signature Theatre will feature an array of concert and cabaret performances to kick off the 2022/23 season, ranging from a special presentation at Wolf Trap, to a new musical to the return of Signature’s popular cabaret series. 

BWW Review: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at Arkansas Repertory Theatre Brings the TV Spe Photo BWW Review: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at Arkansas Repertory Theatre Brings the TV Special to the Stage
by Theresa Bertram - Dec 22, 2021

For all the Charlie Brown fans out there (and I know there are a lot of you), The Arkansas Repertory Theatre, 601 Main Street in Little Rock, performed A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS for most of December, and if you missed it, all I can say is 'good grief!' This show was almost a replica of the cartoon Christmas special on TV, right down to the 30ish minutes of the actual show.

BWW Exclusive: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Cast Talks Favorite On Stage Moments! Photo BWW Exclusive: A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Cast Talks Favorite On Stage Moments!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 10, 2021

Just in time for Christmas, everyone's favorite Peanuts holiday special comes to life in A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage. New Yorkers can celebrate the holiday season with the Peanuts gang when A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage has its New York City premiere December 21 - 24 at The Palladium Times Square (1515 Broadway, NYC).

Photos: Meet the Cast of A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at Chappaqua Performing Arts Cente Photo Photos: Meet the Cast of A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at Chappaqua Performing Arts Center
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 6, 2021

Just in time for the holiday season, everyone's favorite Peanuts holiday special comes to life in A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage.

Photos: First Look at A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at Chance Theater Photo Photos: First Look at A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at Chance Theater
by Stephi Wild - Dec 6, 2021

Chance Theater, Anaheim’s official resident theater company, is excited to present an encore of the extremely popular stage adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas! Created by Charles M. Schulz, based on the television special by Bill Melendez and Lee Mendelson, this stage adaptation by Eric Schaeffer is presented by special arrangement with Arthur Whitelaw and Ruby Persson, and will be directed by Resident Artist James Michael McHale.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: LIVE ON STAGE Comes To Westchester, Prior To NYC Premiere Photo A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: LIVE ON STAGE Comes To Westchester, Prior To NYC Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 2, 2021

Just in time for the holiday season, everyone's favorite Peanuts holiday special comes to life in A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage.

BWW Feature: Stephen Sondheim at Signature Theatre Photo BWW Feature: Stephen Sondheim at Signature Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 2, 2021

The phrase “No one is irreplaceable” was shattered this past week when composer/lyricist/GOD of American musical theatre Stephen Sondheim passed away at age 91. Simply put, Sondheim was unique, groundbreaking and a true original that many tried to copy and never could.

Photos: First Look at A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at First Stage Photo Photos: First Look at A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS at First Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2021

This holiday season brings the joyful return of First  Stage’s production of Charles M. Schulz’s A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS to the Marcus Center’s Todd Wehr Theater.

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: LIVE ON STAGE to be Presented at The Palladium Times Squa Photo A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: LIVE ON STAGE to be Presented at The Palladium Times Square
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2021

New Yorkers can celebrate the holiday season with the Peanuts gang when A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage has its New York City premiere December 21 – 24 at The Palladium Times Square (1515 Broadway, NYC).

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Returns By Popular Demand At Chance Theater! Photo A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Returns By Popular Demand At Chance Theater!
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2021

Chance Theater, Anaheim's official resident theater company, presents an encore of the extremely popular stage adaptation of A Charlie Brown Christmas!

A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: LIVE ON STAGE Is Coming To Chappaqua Performing Arts Cente Photo A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS: LIVE ON STAGE Is Coming To Chappaqua Performing Arts Center & NYC'S Palladium Times Square
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 22, 2021

Just in time for the holiday season, everyone's favorite Peanuts holiday special comes to life in A Charlie Brown Christmas: Live on Stage. New Yorkers can celebrate the holiday season with the Peanuts gang in two holiday engagements.

Elizabeth Ward Land Will Perform in Concert With STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE- Photo Elizabeth Ward Land Will Perform in Concert With STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE- THE SONGS OF LINDA RONSTADT
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2021

Touching on genres ranging from rock, country, folk, light opera, big band and mariachi, Elizabeth Ward Land finds her perfect vocal match in this salute to the great Linda Ronstadt.

Photos: Elizabeth Ward Land Performs STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE- THE SONGS OF Photo Photos: Elizabeth Ward Land Performs STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE- THE SONGS OF LINDA RONSTADT
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2021

On Wednesday night, Broadway veteran Elizabeth Ward Land returned to The Green Room 42 with her acclaimed concert STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE- THE SONGS OF LINDA RONSTADT for a special one-night-only encore.

Arkansas Repertory Theatre Announces 2021/22 Season Photo Arkansas Repertory Theatre Announces 2021/22 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 20, 2021

Following this summer and fall’s “Rep Outdoors” Series, the Arkansas Repertory Theatre has announced a return to producing live theatrical, indoor performances in 2021/22.

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matthew Gardiner Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Matthew Gardiner
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 20, 2021

Today’s subject Matthew Gardiner is a prime example of someone living their theatre life to the fullest. While he has directed and choreographed all over town and in Korea as well, by far the bulk of his career has been working at Signature Theatre. Since coming there in 2004, Matthew has either choreographed and or directed some of Signature’s most memorable productions while also serving as the company’s Associate Artistic Director since 2011.

 BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Adelina Mitchell Photo BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Adelina Mitchell
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 21, 2021

Sometimes a young artist makes a big impression on an ornery arts reviewer first time out of the box. Today’s subject Adelina Mitchell did just that to me and my wife a few years ago. More on that later on in the column. Now you can see her incredible talents for yourselves from the comfort of your own home Constellation Theatre Company’s streaming presentation of The Last Five Years. The production is available from June 22nd through July 11th.

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by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2021

Queens Theatre To Offer Virtual Performing Arts Classes For NYC Students During Sprin Photo Queens Theatre To Offer Virtual Performing Arts Classes For NYC Students During Spring Break
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 16, 2021

Queens Theatre (QT) will present a week of virtual performing arts classes to engage students during the New York City Public School spring break-from Monday, March 29th to Friday, April 2, 2021-to spark participants' imaginations and grow their natural performance skills through fun, targeted theater activities, and rigorous workshops.

Queens Theatre Announces Winter Break Drama Classes For Kids Photo Queens Theatre Announces Winter Break Drama Classes For Kids
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 5, 2021

Queens Theatre today unveiled a week of virtual programming to entertain, educate and enlighten New York City Public School students during the winter break, from Monday, February 15th to Friday, February 19th, 2021.

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