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Urban Stages Will Present the First Public Reading of Gary Apple's New Comedy LEAVE T Photo Urban Stages Will Present the First Public Reading of Gary Apple's New Comedy LEAVE THE CANNOLI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2020

Urban Stages Theater is presenting the first public reading of LEAVE THE CANNOLI, the latest play by Gary Apple as part of their 'New Year, New Plays' series, LEAVE THE CANNOLI is a comedy set in the world of The Godfather and tells the unknown story of how the horse head ends up in the movie producer's bed. Though everyone knows that iconic scene, the film never explains how the horse head actually got there. Playwright Apple, known for his twisted tales, decided to speculate on how it might have happened.

URBAN STAGES WINTER RHYTHMS 2019 Begins on December 11 Photo URBAN STAGES WINTER RHYTHMS 2019 Begins on December 11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director and Tom Toce , Musical Director) announces the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2019, which will begin Wednesday, December 11 featuring some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th St., East of 8th Ave.)

Urban Stages Presents 11th Annual Award-Winning Series WINTER RHYTHMS 2019 Photo Urban Stages Presents 11th Annual Award-Winning Series WINTER RHYTHMS 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

New York: Urban Stages (Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director and Tom Toce , Musical Director) announces the line-up for this year's award-winning series, WINTER RHYTHMS 2019, which will begin Wednesday, December 11 featuring some of New York's best musical performances through Saturday, December 21, 2019 at Urban Stages Theatre (259 West 30th St., East of 8th Ave.)

Paley Center Announces First Selections Of Fall 2019 Paleylive NY Season Photo Paley Center Announces First Selections Of Fall 2019 Paleylive NY Season
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

The Paley Center for Media today announced the first selections to its Fall 2019 PaleyLive NY season: The Amazin' 1969 New York Mets: A World Championship for the Ages and History is Made: Law & Order: SVU Celebrates a Milestone. Both programs will take place at the Paley Center's New York location in September and are presented in partnership with the New York Post.

Wake Up With BWW 12/26: Kennedy Center Honors Airs on CBS, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/26: Kennedy Center Honors Airs on CBS, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 26, 2018

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: The Kennedy Center Honors, which celebrated the creators of Hamilton, airs tonight on CBS!

BWW Review: Gary Apple's CHRISTMAS IN HELL, A Holiday Tale About Bad Fruitcake and Ch Photo BWW Review: Gary Apple's CHRISTMAS IN HELL, A Holiday Tale About Bad Fruitcake and Charles Manson
by Michael Dale - Dec 25, 2018

The humorous set-up for the new musical at The York, Christmas in Hell is a bit of an old chestnut, but bookwriter/composer/lyricist Gary Apple makes it sing nicely.

CHRISTMAS IN HELL At The York Theatre Company Opens Tonight Photo CHRISTMAS IN HELL At The York Theatre Company Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ("The Simpsons"), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino (Desperate Measures, York/New World Stages) and music direction, music supervision, and arrangements by Logan Medland (National Tours of Cats and Crazy for You). The eight-member cast features Scott Ahearn (Under the Knife: A Farce, Theater for the New City) as Richard, Donna English (Nice Work If You Can Get It, Broadway) as Mrs. Huvey, Lori Hammel (Mamma Mia!, Broadway) as Galiana, Elijah Rayman (Oliver, Goodspeed Opera House) as Davin, Zak Risinger (The Cradle Will Rock, Howl! Arts) as Carl, Brandon Williams (Gettin' the Band Back Together, Broadway) as Lucifer, Dathan B. Williams (Show Boat, Broadway) as Detective Zanderhoff, and Ron Wisniski (Beauty and the Beast, Broadway) as Principal Bolton.

Photo Flash: First Look at The York Theatre Company's CHRISTMAS IN HELL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at The York Theatre Company's CHRISTMAS IN HELL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2018

The York Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ('The Simpsons'), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino (Desperate Measures, York/New World Stages) andmusic direction, music supervision, and arrangements by Logan Medland (National Tours of Cats and Crazy for You). The eight-member cast features Scott Ahearn (Under the Knife: A Farce, Theater for the New City) as Richard, Donna English (Nice Work If You Can Get It, Broadway)as Mrs. Huvey, Lori Hammel (Mamma Mia!, Broadway) as Galiana, Elijah Rayman (Oliver, Goodspeed Opera House) as Davin, Zak Risinger(The Cradle Will Rock, Howl! Arts) as Carl, Brandon Williams (Gettin' the Band Back Together, Broadway) as Lucifer, Dathan B. Williams (Show Boat, Broadway) as Detective Zanderhoff, and Ron Wisniski (Beauty and the Beast, Broadway) as Principal Bolton.

York Theatre Co's CHRISTMAS IN HELL Begins Performances Tomorrow Photo York Theatre Co's CHRISTMAS IN HELL Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2018

The York Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ("The Simpsons"), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino (Desperate Measures, York/New World Stages) and music direction, music supervision, and arrangements by Logan Medland (National Tours of Cats and Crazy for You). 

Photo Flash: Meet the Company of CHRISTMAS IN HELL Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Company of CHRISTMAS IN HELL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

The York Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ("The Simpsons"), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino (Desperate Measures, York/New World Stages) and music direction, music supervision, and arrangements by Logan Medland (National Tours of Cats and Crazy for You).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CHRISTMAS IN HELL Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of CHRISTMAS IN HELL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

The York Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ("The Simpsons"), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino

Scott Ahearn, Donna English, and More Lead Cast of CHRISTMAS IN HELL Photo Scott Ahearn, Donna English, and More Lead Cast of CHRISTMAS IN HELL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

The York Theatre Company presents the world premiere of the new musical comedy Christmas in Hell with book, music, and lyrics by Gary Apple ("The Simpsons"), with direction and choreography by Bill Castellino (Desperate Measures, York/New World Stages) and music direction, music supervision, and arrangements by Logan Medland (National Tours of Cats and Crazy for You). 

York Theatre Co Announces MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET, CHRISTMAS IN HELL, and More This Photo York Theatre Co Announces MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET, CHRISTMAS IN HELL, and More This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

The York Theatre Company has announced the line-up for its 49th anniversary season at The York Theatre at Saint Peter's.

Cure Your Holiday Cheer Overload with CHRISTMAS IN HELL Reading at Urban Stages Photo Cure Your Holiday Cheer Overload with CHRISTMAS IN HELL Reading at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2017

CHRISTMAS IN HELL, a new musical comedy, will be have a staged reading on Friday, December 22nd at 7 pm as part of the Urban Stages Winter Rhythms Festival (259 West 30th St). The show won the 2017 Show-Score Best of Fest Award (Reading) at the New York Musical Festival.

Cure Your Holiday Cheer Overload with CHRISTMAS IN HELL Industry Reading Today at Urb Photo Cure Your Holiday Cheer Overload with CHRISTMAS IN HELL Industry Reading Today at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Need a cure for holiday cheer overload? Go to hell! CHRISTMAS IN HELL, a new musical comedy, will be have an industry presentation (by invitation) today, December 14th, at 12 noon at Urban Stages (259 W 30th St). An encore reading open to the public is on Friday, December 22nd at 7 pm as part of the Urban Stages Winter Rhythms Festival.

Cure Your Holiday Cheer Overload with CHRISTMAS IN HELL Industry Reading at Urban Sta Photo Cure Your Holiday Cheer Overload with CHRISTMAS IN HELL Industry Reading at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Need a cure for holiday cheer overload? Go to hell! CHRISTMAS IN HELL, a new musical comedy, will be have an industry presentation (by invitation) on Thursday, December 14th at 12 noon at Urban Stages (259 W 30th St). An encore reading open to the public is on Friday, December 22nd at 7 pm as part of the Urban Stages Winter Rhythms Festival.

THE SIMPSONS Contributing Writer Gary Apple Will Debut New Irreverent Holiday Musical at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

Gary Apple, who has served as a contributing writer on hit comedy series such as "The Simpsons," will debut his new irreverent holiday musical Christmas In Hell during this summer's New York Musical Festival.

PEACE, LOVE AND CUPCAKES and More Round Out NYMF's Lineup; 2017 Events & More Announced!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today its final selections for 2017 NYMF. A series of developmental readings, invited productions, concerts and Beta Events will join the previously announced programming.

THE BARDY BUNCH Announces Cast for Chicago Run at the Mercury Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

THE BARDY BUNCH: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady, the musical parody by Stephen Garvey that gained cult status during its Off-Broadway run in 2014, is excited to announce casting for its limited engagement in Chicago, September 15 through November 27, at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue.

THE BARDY BUNCH Announces Cast for Chicago Run at the Mercury Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

THE BARDY BUNCH: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady, the musical parody by Stephen Garvey that gained cult status during its Off-Broadway run in 2014, is excited to announce casting for its limited engagement in Chicago, September 15 through November 27, at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue.

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