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Playwright Min Kahng's 'THE FOUR IMMIGRANTS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL MANGA' is a World Premiere MasterpiecePlaywright Min Kahng's 'THE FOUR IMMIGRANTS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL MANGA' is a World Premiere Masterpiece
by Linda Hodges - Jul 17, 2017

Playwright Min Kahng's 'THE FOUR IMMIGRANTS: AN AMERICAN MUSICAL MANGA' is a World Premiere Masterpiece. Get your tickets now at www.theatreworks.org. This show is not to be missed! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE FOUR IMMIGRANTS at TheatreWorksPhoto Flash: First Look at THE FOUR IMMIGRANTS at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley kicks off its 48th season with the World Premiere of The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga. Drawn from one of the first ever graphic novels, set to an infectious ragtime and vaudeville score by local composer/lyricist Min Kahng, the comic musical follows four Japanese immigrants in a world of possibility and prejudice: turn-of-the-twentieth-century San Francisco. From a tumultuous earthquake to an exhilarating World's Fair, the quartet pursues the American Dream, despite limited options in the land of opportunity. Directed by TheatreWorks Associate Artistic Director Leslie Martinson, and developed at TheatreWorks' 2016 New Works Festival, the World Premiere ofThe Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga will be presented July 12-August 6, 2017 (press opening: July 15) at Lucie Stern Theatre, 1305 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto. For tickets ($40-$100) and more information the public may visitTheatreWorks.org or call (650) 463-1960. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's World Premiere of THE FOUR IMMIGRANTSPhoto Flash: First Look at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's World Premiere of THE FOUR IMMIGRANTS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley kicks off its 48th season with the World Premiere of The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga. (more...)

TheatreWorks Launches 48th Season with World Premiere of THE FOUR IMMIGRANTSTheatreWorks Launches 48th Season with World Premiere of THE FOUR IMMIGRANTS
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley kicks off its 48th season with the World Premiere of The Four Immigrants: An American Musical Manga. Drawn from one of the first ever graphic novels, set to an infectious ragtime and vaudeville score by local composer/lyricist Min Kahng, the comic musical follows four Japanese immigrants in a world of possibility and prejudice: turn-of-the-twentieth-century San Francisco. (more...)

BWW Review: MADE IN CHINA at 59E59 is Outstanding Storytelling and PuppetryBWW Review: MADE IN CHINA at 59E59 is Outstanding Storytelling and Puppetry
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 17, 2017

You won't want to miss 'Made in China' now at the 59E59 Theaters through February 19th. It is an entertaining, socially relevant adult puppet show that is full of humor and heart. (more...)

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Presents A Concert Reading of LADY MONDAYPlayhouse Creatures Theatre Presents A Concert Reading of LADY MONDAY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Playhouse Creatures Theatre Presents, David Alan Thornton's Rock Opera, Lady Monday, in concert at the Nuyorican Poet's Cafe. This event is a benefit for Playhouse Creatures inner city youth theatre program 'Little Creatures Act Out'. (more...)

Wakka Wakka's New Puppet Musical MADE IN CHINA Makes US Debut Tonight at 59E59 TheatersWakka Wakka's New Puppet Musical MADE IN CHINA Makes US Debut Tonight at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

59E59 Theaters will host the US premiere of MADE IN CHINA, written by Gwendolyn Warnock and Kirjan Waage (with help from the MADE IN CHINA ensemble), with music and lyrics by Yan Li, puppets by Mr. Waage, and directed by Ms. Warnock and Mr. Waage. (more...)

Wakka Wakka's New Puppet Musical MADE IN CHINA to Make US Debut at 59E59 TheatersWakka Wakka's New Puppet Musical MADE IN CHINA to Make US Debut at 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

59E59 Theaters will host the US premiere of MADE IN CHINA, written by Gwendolyn Warnock and Kirjan Waage (with help from the MADE IN CHINA ensemble), with music and lyrics by Yan Li, puppets by Mr. Waage, and directed by Ms. Warnock and Mr. Waage. (more...)

Hunter Foster Helms NYC Readings of FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD Musical This WeekHunter Foster Helms NYC Readings of FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD Musical This Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Jayne Ackley Lynch Productions today announced staged readings for the new American musical Far From the Madding Crowd, directed by Hunter Foster with choreography by Lorin Latarro. (more...)

Hunter Foster to Helm NYC Readings of FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD MusicalHunter Foster to Helm NYC Readings of FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD Musical
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

Jayne Ackley Lynch Productions today announced staged readings for the new American musical Far From the Madding Crowd, directed by Hunter Foster with choreography by Lorin Latarro. (more...)

Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Kate Baldwin and More Set for October at Feinstein's/54 BelowAdam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Kate Baldwin and More Set for October at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2016

This September, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Adam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Kate Baldwin and More Set for October at Feinstein's/54 BelowAdam Pascal & Anthony Rapp, Kate Baldwin and More Set for October at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

This September, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

Village Theatre's 16th Annual Village Originals Festival of New MusicalsVillage Theatre's 16th Annual Village Originals Festival of New Musicals
by Jay Irwin - Aug 17, 2016

Well it may have been hotter than blazes this past weekend but I managed to spend the weekend inside at one of my favorite events of the year, The Village Theatre Village Originals Festival of New Musicals. They presented concert stagings of five musicals still in the works. It's a great opportunity for the authors to get to see their shows in front of an audience and for us to get a sneak peak at amazing musical theater to come. Now as they are still being workshopped I can't really review any of them but I can tell you what I saw. (more...)

Photo: Sneak Peek at Rehearsal for Timothy Huang's COSTS OF LIVINGPhoto: Sneak Peek at Rehearsal for Timothy Huang's COSTS OF LIVING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Village Theatre kicks off its 16th Annual Festival of New Musicals with COST OF LIVING BY  Timothy Huang, taking place in Issaquah on August 12-14, 2016. It will be the first Festival of New Musicals led by newly appointed Associate Artistic Director Brandon Ivie.  BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at a photo from rehearsal below!  (more...)

Pan Asian Rep to Stage NO NO BOY in Washington D.C. & NYC in JunePan Asian Rep to Stage NO NO BOY in Washington D.C. & NYC in June
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

 Tisa Chang, Artistic Producing Director of PAN ASIAN REPERTORY THEATRE, announces for its 39thseason a special limited run of NO-NO BOY by Ken Narasaki, directed by Ron Nakahara, and based on the groundbreaking novel by John Okada. Set in the aftermath of WWII as Japanese Americans return to the West Coast and called "eloquent…elegant and searing" by LA Weekly, NO-NO BOY will run from June 18-19 at the Burke Theatre in Washington, DC (701 Pennsylvania Ave.); June 21-25, 2016 at the Studio Theatre at Theatre Row in New York City (410 W. 42nd Street); and June 26 at Flushing Town Hall in Flushing, NY. Official opening in Washington DC will be June 18 at 7:00pm and in New York on June 21 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat to Host CALL IT COURAGE Industry Reading in NYCBingham Camp Theatre Retreat to Host CALL IT COURAGE Industry Reading in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2016

The Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat (BCTR) will be presenting  a private industry reading of "Call It Courage" a new musical based in the novel by Armstrong Sperry. Book, Music & Lyrics by Adam Overett. The presentation will be directed by BCTR founder Devanand Janki and will take place March 17th & 18th in New York at The Stella Adler Studio of Acting.  (more...)

Sneak Peek - Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat Workshops Adam Overett's CALL IT COURAGESneak Peek - Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat Workshops Adam Overett's CALL IT COURAGE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2015

After months of fund raising and preparation, the inaugural season of Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat (BCTR) is in full swing. The innovative program, which was dubbed 'a theater camp for Broadway professionals' by Seth Rudetsky, and is aimed at developing new works, is in the process of workshopping two-time Harrington Award winning composer and librettist Adam Overett's CALL IT COURAGE, a musical adaptation of the beloved coming of age children's' novel. (more...)

Sneak Peek - Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat Workshops Adam Overett's CALL IT COURAGESneak Peek - Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat Workshops Adam Overett's CALL IT COURAGE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

After months of fund raising and preparation, the inaugural season of Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat (BCTR) is in full swing. The innovative program, which was dubbed 'a theater camp for Broadway professionals' by Seth Rudetsky, and is aimed at developing new works, is in the process of workshopping two-time Harrington Award winning composer and librettist Adam Overett's CALL IT COURAGE, a musical adaptation of the beloved coming of age children's' novel. (more...)

B-Side Productions to Stage Reading of Timothy Huang's COSTS OF LIVING in NYCB-Side Productions to Stage Reading of Timothy Huang's COSTS OF LIVING in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2015

B-Side Productions will present an industry reading of Timothy Huang's COSTS OF LIVING tomorrow, September 25, in New York City. (more...)

Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat Launches This WeekBingham Camp Theatre Retreat Launches This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2015

After months of fund raising and preparation, the inaugural season of Bingham Camp Theatre Retreat (BCTR) is set to launch September 25th in the rural bedroom community of Salem, CT.  The innovative program, which was dubbed "a theater camp for Broadway professionals" by Seth Rudetsky, and is aimed at developing new works, will workshop Call It Courage, a musical adaptation of the beloved coming of age children's' novel. (more...)

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