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Broadway: Matilda, Rock of Ages, Phantom of the Opera. National Tours: Wicked, Phantom. Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse's Bandstand, Goodman Theatre, Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre (DC), Ford's Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, Signature Theatre (DC), Huntington Theatre, Court Theatre, BCP, KC Rep, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Matilda, Rock of Ages, Phantom of the Opera. National Tours: Wicked, Phantom. Regional: Paper Mill Playhouse's Bandstand, Goodman Theatre, Arena Stage, Shakespeare Theatre (DC), Ford's Theatre, Lookingglass Theatre, Signature Theatre (DC), Huntington Theatre, Court Theatre, BCP, KC Rep, ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Celebrate Veterans Day with a BANDSTAND Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at Photo VIDEO: Celebrate Veterans Day with a BANDSTAND Reunion on Stars in the House- Live at 8pm!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with a BANDSTAND Reunion, in honor of Veteran's Day, with Corey Cott, Laura Osnes, Joey Pero and Beth Leavel.

Broadway Rewind: Nobody Can Stop BANDSTAND at Broadway in Bryant Park! Photo Broadway Rewind: Nobody Can Stop BANDSTAND at Broadway in Bryant Park!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 16, 2020

Today we flashback to 2017, when Bandstand performed on the Bryant Park stage. Bandstand played for 166 performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, starring Laura Osnes, Corey Cott, Beth Leavel, Alex Bender, Joe Carroll, Brandon J. Ellis, James Nathan Hopkins and Geoff Packard.

Runyonland Productions Announces New Play Submission Series Photo Runyonland Productions Announces New Play Submission Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

As a part of their 2019-2020 season, Runyonland Productions announces the formation of the Runyonland Victor's Series, a new play development program aimed at launching the careers of young playwrights at the University of Michigan.

BWW Review: THE MUSIC MAN at Goodman Theatre Photo BWW Review: THE MUSIC MAN at Goodman Theatre
by Rachel Weinberg - Jul 14, 2019

Director Mary Zimmerman lends her whimsy to THE MUSIC MAN at Goodman Theatre in a production that pays homage to the small-town charm and iconic score of Meredith Willson's classic musical. Under Zimmerman's direction, this MUSIC MAN becomes a joyful company piece showcasing, in particular, the talents of the formidable actors in the supporting and ensemble roles. The production finds all the earnest humor embedded in THE MUSIC MAN, and Jermaine Hill's music direction ensures that each note rings out fully from the 12-member orchestra.

The Goodman Announces Final Extension of THE MUSIC MAN Photo The Goodman Announces Final Extension of THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

Due to overwhelming demand for tickets, Goodman Theatre has added a second and final extension week to its major revival of The Music Man, which opened last night in the Albert Theatre

The Goodman Extends THE MUSIC MAN Through August 11 Photo The Goodman Extends THE MUSIC MAN Through August 11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Due to popular demand, Goodman Theatre adds eight performances to its run of The Music Man, staged by Tony Award-winning Director Mary Zimmerman-now appearing through August 11. Hailed a "musical comedy at its feel-good best" (The New York Times), Meredith Willson's Tony Award-winning musical masterpiece, based on the story by Willson and Franklin Lacey, features beloved songs including "Goodnight My Someone," "Seventy-Six Trombones," "Gary, Indiana," and "Till There Was You."

Goodman Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For THE MUSIC MAN Photo Goodman Theatre Announces Cast And Creative Team For THE MUSIC MAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2019

Goodman Theatre concludes its 2018/2019 Season on a high note with Mary Zimmerman's major revival of The Music Man-Meredith Willson's joyous musical masterpiece, hailed as "one of the sunniest musicals ever" that "glows with enjoyment" with "tunes [that] are full of gusto" (The New York Times), based on a story by Willson and Franklin Lacey.

Adam Guettel's MYTHS AND HYMNS to be Reimagined at the University of Michigan Museum  Photo Adam Guettel's MYTHS AND HYMNS to be Reimagined at the University of Michigan Museum of Art
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Runyonland Productions will present A Night of Myths and Hymns, a reimagining of the song cycle by Broadway composer Adam Guettel (The Light in the Piazza, Floyd Collins) in the newly renovated apse of the University of Michigan Museum of Art. This intersectional work has two performances on April 7th, 6:00pm and 8:00pm. A Night of Myths and Hymns is in collaboration with the Museum of Art's [email protected] series.

More Classic Broadway Comes to LA's Rockwell This Week Photo More Classic Broadway Comes to LA's Rockwell This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2018

By popular demand, Fraser Entertainment Group's ongoing concert series An Evening of Classic Broadway will have a second performance this month at Los Angeles nightclub Rockwell Table and Stage. Jennifer Leigh Warren joins the line-up and Cabaret icon Andrea Marcovicci returns with other recent cast members. An Evening of Classic Broadway is nominated for BWW.com's Los Angeles Regional Award for Best Special Theatre Event. The show tune songfest will take place on Wednesday, December 19th at 8PM.

BANDSTAND Cast Album Now Available to Stream on Spotify Photo BANDSTAND Cast Album Now Available to Stream on Spotify
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2018

Broadway Records and Yellow Sound Label announces that Bandstand (Original Broadway Cast Recording) is now streaming on Spotify, to coincide with Fathom's two-night encore in cinemas.

Barrett Wilbert Weed, James Corden, Shoshana Bean, and More to Appear on Tour with DE Photo Barrett Wilbert Weed, James Corden, Shoshana Bean, and More to Appear on Tour with DEAR EVAN HANSEN Novel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Dear Evan Hansen is now available as a young adult novel. In celebration of its release, there will be a national book tour featuring Emmich, Steven Levenson, Benj Pasek, and Justin Paul. Songs will be performed alongside the novel's release. Special guests will join the creatives along the way, find out who and where below!

New Theatrical Production Company Announces Inaugural 2018-2019 Season In Ann Arbor Photo New Theatrical Production Company Announces Inaugural 2018-2019 Season In Ann Arbor
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2018

Season features three productions: the world premiere of an original play written by a Broadway veteran, a boldly staged concert production of a Sondheim classic, and an immersive reinterpretation of a song cycle from a two-time Tony-Award winner.

BWW Exclusive: The Boys (and Girl) Are Back! BANDSTAND Cast Reunites at Birdland Ahea Photo BWW Exclusive: The Boys (and Girl) Are Back! BANDSTAND Cast Reunites at Birdland Ahead of Film Release
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 17, 2018

Bandstand, Richard Oberacker and Robert Taylor's Broadway musical directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), will bring high-octane, heart-stopping, spectacular dancing to movie theaters nationwide this summer in "BANDSTAND: The Broadway Musical on Screen." In addition to the feature content, audiences will enjoy behind-the-scenes and never-before-seen footage of the production.

Broadway at the Cabaret: Cristin Milioti, BANDSTAND's The Donny Nova Band, Eva Noblez Photo Broadway at the Cabaret: Cristin Milioti, BANDSTAND's The Donny Nova Band, Eva Noblezada & More!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2018

What good is sitting alone in your room this week? If you don't already have plans to see a Broadway show, come out to see your favorite Broadway stars in a cabaret act instead. Highlights this week include:

Birdland Presents The Donny Nova Band and More Week of May 28 Photo Birdland Presents The Donny Nova Band and More Week of May 28
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with BOSSABRASIL Presents Marcos Valle, Veronica Swift and Emmet Cohen Trio, Abelita Mateus, and more!

Breaking: Right This Way! Fathom Events Will Bring BANDSTAND to the Big Screen! Photo Breaking: Right This Way! Fathom Events Will Bring BANDSTAND to the Big Screen!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Though they played their final Broadway gig last fall, the Donny Nova Band is getting back together- this time for the big screen. According to Forbes, Bandstand, which won a Tony Award last year and played for 166 performances at the Bernard B. Jacobs Theatre, will arrive in movie theatres across the country this June.

Birdland Announces May 2018 Lineup Photo Birdland Announces May 2018 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts:

Photo Flash: The Broadway Band of BANDSTAND Reunites at Birdland! Photo Photo Flash: The Broadway Band of BANDSTAND Reunites at Birdland!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2018

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was thrilled to host another two sold-out performances of 'The Donny Nova Band Featuring Julia Trojan.' The talented actor/singer/musicians from the Broadway musical, Bandstand reassembled for two very special concerts on Sunday and Monday.

Birdland Presents Donny Nova Band, Kurt Elling and More Week of March 12 Photo Birdland Presents Donny Nova Band, Kurt Elling and More Week of March 12
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2018

Birdland Jazz Club's schedule for March 12-March 18 includes the Donny Nova Band, Kurt Elling, Jane Bunnett and Maqueque, Chad Lefkowitz-Brown, and more!

Birdland Presents Cyrus Chestnut And More During the Week Of March 5 Photo Birdland Presents Cyrus Chestnut And More During the Week Of March 5
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for March 5-March 11. Check it out below!

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