BIG BROADWAY BINGO COMES TO LA THIS SUNDAY BIG BROADWAY BINGO COMES TO LA THIS SUNDAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Presented by The Barn Stage Company, BIG BROADWAY BINGO is coming to Los Angeles! Join us on Sunday Night, January 19th for a hilarious evening of musical theatre spontaneity! Here's how it works... (more...)

Eden Espinosa, Freda Payne, Dillon Klena, And Special Guest Ada Vox Have Joined ROCKIN' IN PARADISE Eden Espinosa, Freda Payne, Dillon Klena, And Special Guest Ada Vox Have Joined ROCKIN' IN PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

Broadway star Eden Espinosa, recording legend Freda Payne, and Newsies star Dillon Klena have joined the cast of Rockin' in Paradise, a concert to support the Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation, it was announced today by Ronn Goswick Entertainment. (more...)

Line-Ups Set For 6th Annual Actors Fund Benefit Concert Weekend Line-Ups Set For 6th Annual Actors Fund Benefit Concert Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2019

Cabaret is Alive and Well and Living in Los Angeles, benefit concert weekend for The Actors Fund, is back for the 6th year in a row. Conceived and Directed by David Galligan, the 3-night event is presented by Fraser Entertainment Group. All proceeds benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

ROCKIN' IN PARADISE To Support Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation ROCKIN' IN PARADISE To Support Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Ronn Goswick Entertainent has announced Rockin' in Paradise, a concert to support the Anaheim Performing Arts Center Foundation, on Friday, November 8, and Saturday, November 9, at 8pm.  Under the direction of 3-D Theatricals Ovation Award-winner T.J. Dawson with musical direction by Ovation Award-winner Gerald Sternbach, the show will feature some of the best entertainers Broadway and Hollywood have to offer. Executive producers are Norman Hames, Dr. Daniel Kantarovich, Dr. Howard Knohl, and Robert Sciortino. (more...)

Jared Gertner, Davis Gaines, Gwen Hollander And More To Star In Concert Of New Musical, BITING BROADWAY Jared Gertner, Davis Gaines, Gwen Hollander And More To Star In Concert Of New Musical, BITING BROADWAY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

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Contemporary Musical Concludes Winter Park Playhouse Season Contemporary Musical Concludes Winter Park Playhouse Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

The Winter Park Playhouse will present a humorous and heartwarming contemporary musical, Heartbeats, as the final production of its current series of professional musicals May 10 through June 9, 2019. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. and select Friday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Photo Flash: The Cast Of A LITTLE NEW MUSIC's 19th Edition In Rehearsal Photo Flash: Photo Flash: The Cast Of A LITTLE NEW MUSIC's 19th Edition In Rehearsal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2019

Tony nominee John Tartaglia (AVENUE Q, SHREK, Sirius XM On Broadway) will host ALittleNewMusic's 19th edition on Wednesday, 3.13.19, with music direction by LA Ovation Award-winning composer Gregory Nabours (THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS, MARILYN THE MUSICAL). (more...)

John Tartaglia To Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC At Catalina Jazz Club March 13 John Tartaglia To Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC At Catalina Jazz Club March 13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Tony Award nominee John Tartaglia (AVENUE Q, SHREK, Sirius XM On Broadway), will host A Little New Music's 19th presentation of new musical theatre songs at the Catalina Jazz Club located in the heart of Hollywood.  Multiple LA Ovation Award-winning composer Gregory Nabours (THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS, MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL) returns as music director, leading the four-piece ALNM band. (more...)

Groucho Returns to the Walnut With Frank Ferrante in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO Groucho Returns to the Walnut With Frank Ferrante in AN EVENING WITH GROUCHO
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2019

For one night only, Frank Ferrante will perform his acclaimed portrayal of legendary comedian Groucho Marx in An Evening With Groucho. The performance that Variety called "a Tour de Force" will happen on the Walnut Mainstage on Monday, February 25. Ferrante also directed and is now performing in Ken Ludwig's A COMEDY OF TENORS at the Walnut, on stage now through March 3. (more...)

BWW Review: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE  The L.A. Memorial tribute to Alan Johnson at The Performing Arts Center BWW Review: A CELEBRATION OF LIFE The L.A. Memorial tribute to Alan Johnson at The Performing Arts Center
by Valerie-Jean Miller - Oct 29, 2018

A CELEBRATION OF LIFE The Los Angeles Memorial/Tribute for Alan Johnson at The Performing Arts Center October 14, 2018 Alan Johnson was truly a man of many talents. On Sunday, October 14th, 2018, friends, all of whom are either dancers, choreographers, directors or actors, or all combined, that have had the honor to work with or befriend him, gathered at The Performing Arts Center in Los Angeles, CA, owned by Joe Malone and Nanci Hammond Malone, two superb dancers/teachers that donated their facility for this event, to honor, reminisce and celebrate Alan's wondrous life and career. (more...)

5th Annual CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors Fund 5th Annual CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES to Benefit The Actors Fund
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

The Actors Fund and Fraser Entertainment are very proud to announce the 5th annual presentation of CABARET IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN LOS ANGELES.  Conceived by renowned director David Galligan, this fifth celebration of Cabaret in L.A. will take place as a series of 3 concerts over 3 evenings at 3 different Los Angeles venues, Friday, October 12, Saturday, October 13, and Sunday, October 14.  Proceeds from all 3 shows will benefit The Actors Fund. (more...)

KPFK's Arts In Review Hosts Actors Valerie Perri And Larry Cedar From THE WORLD GOES ROUND At Freud Playhouse  KPFK's Arts In Review Hosts Actors Valerie Perri And Larry Cedar From THE WORLD GOES ROUND At Freud Playhouse 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

KPFK Radio's Arts in Review, Los Angeles's longest-running radio showcase on live theater and cabaret, airs Fridays (2-2:30pm) on KPFK 90.7FM. Today, Sep 7, Julio hosts Valerie Perri and Larry Cedar from Reprise 2.0's staging of the musical, The World Goes Round, currently performing though Sep 16 at The Freud Playhouse at UCLA (more...)

BWW Review: THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Kander and Ebb Style for Reprise 2.0 BWW Review: THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND Kander and Ebb Style for Reprise 2.0
by Ellen Dostal - Sep 7, 2018

Somewhere between its opening of SWEET CHARITY in late June and the end of July, Reprise 2.0 postponed its second scheduled production of its inaugural season, VICTOR/VICTORIA. In its place, the company has mounted a revival of Kander & Ebb's musical revue, THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND, and, while it isn't a rarely revived book musical, which has always been Reprise's focus in the past, it does contain a score derived from some of the best songs in the classic Kander & Ebb catalogue (think CHICAGO and CABARET). (more...)

BWW Interview: Valerie Perri Loves Making The Theatre WORLD GO 'ROUND BWW Interview: Valerie Perri Loves Making The Theatre WORLD GO 'ROUND
by Gil Kaan - Aug 28, 2018

Following Reprise's successful re-launch (as the newly christened REPRISE 2.0) with a crowd-pleasing SWEET CHARITY, REPRISE 2.0 mounts THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND on the Freud Playhouse boards beginning September 5, 2018. We had the chance to chat with one of WORLD's talented cast members, theatre vet Valerie Perri on being back with Reprise, while hitting highlights of her extensive theatrical career. (more...)

Casting Announced For GRAND HOTEL at Reprise 2.0 Casting Announced For GRAND HOTEL at Reprise 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

REPRISE 2.0, led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson, presented in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, performing at UCLA Freud Playhouse, announces casting for Grand Hotel performing October 24 to November 4, as well as a new 2-show FlexPass for $99, now on sale at Reprise2.org and by phone at 866-811-4111. (more...)

Casting Announced for THE WORLD GOES ROUND at Reprise 2.0 Casting Announced for THE WORLD GOES ROUND at Reprise 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

REPRISE 2.0, led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson, in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, announces Dawnn Lewis (This Is Us, Major Crimes and IZombie), Valerie Perri (LA Shubert Theatre Evita, Jerome Robbins' Broadway) Larry Cedar (Deadwood), Kelley Dorney (Annie at Hollywood Bowl) and Michael Starr (Bright Star national tour) for its production of The World Goes 'Round with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and conceived by Scott Ellis, Susan Stroman, and David Thompson. It will play September 5 through September 16 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.   (more...)

REPRISE 2.0 Announces THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND REPRISE 2.0 Announces THE WORLD GOES 'ROUND
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

REPRISE 2.0, led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson, in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, announces its production of The World Goes 'Round with music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and conceived by Scott Ellis, Susan Stroman, and David Thompson. It will play September 5 through September 16 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse.  The World Goes 'Round will be directed by Richard Israel with choreography by John Todd, and musical direction by Gerald Sternbach. (more...)

Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0 Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 (led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson), in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity.  Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, the classic Broadway hit plays through July 1 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. Take a look at photos from the show's opening night below! (more...)

BWW Review: Reprise 2.0 Inaugurates its Return with SWEET CHARITY at UCLA's Freud Playhouse BWW Review: Reprise 2.0 Inaugurates its Return with SWEET CHARITY at UCLA's Freud Playhouse
by Shari Barrett - Jun 22, 2018

Directed and choreographed by musical theatre whiz Kathleen Marshall with Musical Direction by Gerald Sternbach who brilliantly directs a full orchestra seen onstage as part of the staircase set designed by Stephen Gillford, SWEET CHARITY stars Laura Bell Bundy who brings the joy and wonder of Charity Hope Valentine energetically to the Freud Playhouse stage. With her heart literally worn on her sleeve, the musical follows the dance hall hostess as she searches around the mean streets of New York City in 1966 in her attempt to be loved, not just for sex but for her generous heart and giving nature. (more...)

Photo Flash: Hey Big Spender! Laura Bell Bundy Stars in SWEET CHARITY in Los Angeles Photo Flash: Hey Big Spender! Laura Bell Bundy Stars in SWEET CHARITY in Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

REPRISE 2.0 in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's Department of Theater presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity. Get a look at the all-star cast below! (more...)

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