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Caissie Levy, Nic Rouleau, Amber Iman and More Set for FROM MARKY MARK TO MICHAEL at 54 Below, 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents 'From Marky Mark To Michael: Pop Music Of The '90s' on Friday, August 8th at 11PM. Conceived and music directed by Greg Kenna and directed by John Moauro, the evening will take the audience back in time to the 1990s through some of the most memorable hits of the decade. The evening will include songs by Santana, Mariah Carey, Bonnie Raitt, En Vogue and many more.

Cole Porter's YOU NEVER KNOW Graces Meadowbrook Stage
by Anton Anderssen - Jun 8, 2014

Now on stage at Meadow Brook Theatre in Rochester is Cole Porter's 'You Never Know', a delightful musical from 1938. If you are like me, just say the words "Cole Porter" and I'll be there! This is the final production of the season, which has offered a wide variety of genres to fit everyone's taste.

COLE PORTER'S YOU NEVER KNOW to Play Meadow Brook Theatre, 5/28-6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Hidden identities and high society collide to provide a spirited evening of song and dance and slamming doors in "Cole Porter's You Never Know." The Baron Rommer has the penthouse suite at the Hotel Ritz in Paris for the summer of 1929. The baron's butler's head has been turned by a lovely society woman, but at his station, he knows he doesn't stand a chance. If he were only a baron…. What could he do but trade identities with his boss? But that's only the first of the misunderstandings and mix-ups that will have you laughing.

Meadow Brook Theatre Stages LYSISTRATA JONES, Now thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

The basketball team at Athens University hasn't won a game in more than 30 years. The worst part in transfer student Lysistrata Jones' opinion is that no one seems to mind! 'Lyssie J' sets out to change that, rallying the cheerleaders to inspire their boyfriends to win, she announces that the cheerleaders will stop 'giving it up' until the team wins.

LYSISTRATA JONES Makes Michigan Premiere at Meadow Brook Theatre February 12 - March 9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2014

The basketball team at Athens University hasn't won a game in more than 30 years. The worst part in transfer student Lysistrata Jones' opinion is that no one seems to mind! "Lyssie J" sets out to change that, rallying the cheerleaders to inspire their boyfriends to win, she announces that the cheerleaders will stop "giving it up" until the team wins.

Meadow Brook Theatre to Stage LYSISTRATA JONES, 2/12-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

The basketball team at Athens University hasn't won a game in more than 30 years. The worst part in transfer student Lysistrata Jones' opinion is that no one seems to mind! 'Lyssie J' sets out to change that, rallying the cheerleaders to inspire their boyfriends to win, she announces that the cheerleaders will stop 'giving it up' until the team wins.

Lisa Brescia, James Barbour, Gabrielle Stravelli and Natalie Belcon Set For LEMPICKA Reading, 11/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2012

Yale Rep and New Dramatists will produce the third invited workshop of the musical LEMPICKA about the tumultuous life of art deco artist Tamara di Lempicka this Today. Lisa Brescia (Wicked) plays the larger than life artist.

Lisa Brescia, James Barbour, Gabrielle Stravelli and Natalie Belcon Set For LEMPICKA Reading, 11/9
by Patrick Nugent - Nov 5, 2012

Yale Rep and New Dramatists will produce the third invited workshop of the musical LEMPICKA about the tumultuous life of art deco artist Tamara di Lempicka this Friday. Lisa Brescia (Wicked) plays the larger than life artist.

POOL BOY Receives NY Premiere Workshop at NYU Steinhardt, 3/22-25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012

The NYU Steinhardt School of Culture, Education, and Human Development's Department of Music and Performing Arts Professions will present a workshop production of the new show Pool Boy at the Provincetown Playhouse March 22 - 25. Directed by Steinhardt professor of musical theater, John Simpkins, the show features music and lyrics by Niko Tsakalakos, with book and lyrics by Janet Allard.

Review - Broadway's Rising Stars: Welcome To The Theatre
by Kristin Salaky - Jul 27, 2008

Although that bountiful cornucopia of high praise, John 'I Loved It!' Simon, chose to heap lavish compliments on those he saw as standouts with his usual critical generosity, I'd rather not review the performances showcased by Scott and Barbara Siegel in their second annual concert of new talent, Broadway's Rising Stars. Oh, if I did, words like dazzling, beautiful and heartfelt would certainly come to mind, but I'd rather see last Monday night's show as a celebration of all the new faces without comparing their abilities at this early stage of their careers.

Photo Coverage: Broadway's Rising Stars II at Town Hall
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 23, 2008

On Monday July 21st, Town Hall continued to present it's series of acclaimed summer concerts with the performance of BROADWAY'S RISING STARS. BROADWAY'S RISING STARS was co-directed by Tony Nominee Emily Skinner and Nightlife Award winning vocalist Scott Coulter. Designed to launch the careers of the next generation of Broadway stars, the show featured 20 of the most outstanding young talents from performing arts schools in New York and across the country. The future stars of the Great White Way were chosen during auditions throughout the spring and come from theatrical institutions including as AMDA, CAP21, Julliard, Cincinnati Conservatory of Music, Carnegie Mellon, NYU, Marymount and the New School.

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