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Bio:
Broadway: Mel Brook's Young Frankenstein, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever with Harry Connick Jr., Trevor Nunn's A Little Night Music. Off-Broadway: Five Course Love; Forbidden Broadway; Sarah, Plain and Tall; several Encores! productions. TV: includes "Scandal," "The Exes," "Brockmire." ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Mel Brook's Young Frankenstein, On a Clear Day You Can See Forever with Harry Connick Jr., Trevor Nunn's A Little Night Music. Off-Broadway: Five Course Love; Forbidden Broadway; Sarah, Plain and Tall; several Encores! productions. TV: includes "Scandal," "The Exes," "Brockmire." ... (read complete bio)
BWW TV: Looking Back At Harry Connick Jr.'s Opening Night In ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN S Photo BWW TV: Looking Back At Harry Connick Jr.'s Opening Night In ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2019

Harry Connick Jr. is making his official return to Broadway tonight with the opening night of Harry Connick, Jr. - A Celebration of Cole Porter. To celebrate, we're looking back at his turn in Broadway's On a Clear Day You Can See Forever opposite Tony winner Jessie Mueller. Check out this video to get a peek inside the show's opening night festivities, including a special peek at Jessie's first time ever meeting Harry's former co-star Kelli O'Hara!

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of SCOTLAND, PA Photo Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of SCOTLAND, PA
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 24, 2019

Roundabout Theatre Company's world premiere of the new musical Scotland, PA opened officially on Wednesday, October 23. This will be a limited engagement at the Laura Pels Theatre in the Harold and Miriam Steinberg Center for Theatre (111 West 46th Street). The new musical features a book by Michael Mitnick, music & lyrics by Adam Gwon, directed by Lonny Price and choreographed by Josh Rhodes.

Review Roundup: FOOTLOOSE at The Muny; What Did The Critics Have To Say? Photo Review Roundup: FOOTLOOSE at The Muny; What Did The Critics Have To Say?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

Kick off your Sunday shoes with this 80s favorite! Based on the 1984 Academy Award-nominated blockbuster hit, Footloose shows how a little teenage rebellion and a love of music can open hearts and transform a town. Featuring chart-topping hits, including 'Let's Hear It for the Boy,' 'Holding Out for a Hero' and the Grammy-nominated title track 'Footloose,' this four-time Tony Award-nominated dancing-sensation will have the entire family burning and yearning to cut loose!

VIDEO: FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram! Photo VIDEO: FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

We cut loose this past weekend as Mason Reeves took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story for a behind-the-scenes look at The Muny's production of Footloose! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!

BWW Review: FOOTLOOSE at The Muny is a Timeless Smash Hit Photo BWW Review: FOOTLOOSE at The Muny is a Timeless Smash Hit
by Tanya Seale - Jul 20, 2019

Sunday shoes are being kicked off right and left in Footloose at The Muny right now, as Christian Borle, the two-time Tony Award winner who has been in 11 Broadway shows, makes his musical theatre directing debut. In this four-time Tony Award-nominated adaptation of the 1984 movie by the same title, you'll find actors of all shapes and colors (insert heart-eye emojis for days!) who fill the stage again and again with dynamic dancing to songs...

Photos: Cut Loose with FOOTLOOSE at The Muny Photo Photos: Cut Loose with FOOTLOOSE at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

Kick off your Sunday shoes with this 80s favorite! Based on the 1984 Academy Award-nominated blockbuster hit, Footloose shows how a little teenage rebellion and a love of music can open hearts and transform a town. Featuring chart-topping hits, including a?oeLet's Hear It for the Boy,a?? a?oeHolding Out for a Heroa?? and the Grammy-nominated title track a?oeFootloose,a?? this four-time Tony Award-nominated dancing-sensation will have the entire family burning and yearning to cut loose!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Muny Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of Footloose! Check out the video!

FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram Saturday! Photo FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram Saturday!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jul 19, 2019

It's time to cut loose because Mason Reeves is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story on Saturday July 20th at The Muny's production of Footloose! Be sure to tune in and kick off your Sunday shoes to get a behind-the-scenes look at this 80s favorite! Let's hear it for the boy and for this takeover!

Heather Ayers, Florrie Bagel, and More Complete Cast of Muny's FOOTLOOSE Photo Heather Ayers, Florrie Bagel, and More Complete Cast of Muny's FOOTLOOSE
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

Muny announced today its complete cast, design and production team for Footloose, the fifth show of its second century, July 18 - 24.

Joel Rooks, Barbara Walsh, Adam Kaplan, Among Stars of Goodspeed's HI, MY NAME IS BEN Photo Joel Rooks, Barbara Walsh, Adam Kaplan, Among Stars of Goodspeed's HI, MY NAME IS BEN
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

Goodspeed Musicals today announces the cast of Hi, My Name is Ben, the inspirational true story of one man who impacted the lives of all those around him without speaking a word.

Joel Rooks, Barbara Walsh, Adam Kaplan, Among Stars of Goodspeed's HI, MY NAME IS BEN Photo Joel Rooks, Barbara Walsh, Adam Kaplan, Among Stars of Goodspeed's HI, MY NAME IS BEN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Goodspeed Musicals today announces the cast of Hi, My Name is Ben, the inspirational true story of one man who impacted the lives of all those around him without speaking a word.

Laguna Playhouse Presents Tony and Pulitzer Winning CLYBOURNE PARK Photo Laguna Playhouse Presents Tony and Pulitzer Winning CLYBOURNE PARK
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2018

LAGUNA PLAYHOUSE is thrilled to present the final show in its 97thseason, the critically acclaimed, Pulitzer and Tony award winner for Best Play, CYLBOURNE PARK, written by Bruce Norris and directed by Matt August. Executive Director Ellen Richard comments, "What a privilege to close this extraordinary season with one of the most important plays of the past decade."

GROUNDHOG DAY's Heather Ayers Replaces Lead in DAVID AND GOLIATH Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

On Friday, July 28th, there will be a first-look reading of 'David and Goliath' by Ricky Dunlop at the Midtown International Theatre Festival. The reading will star Heather Ayers* (currently in 'Groundhog Day') replacing previously announced Nancy Anderson.

GROUNDHOG DAY Hits the Recording Studio This Weekend; Original Broadway Cast Album Out This Spring!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Just announced, Masterworks Broadway and Broadway Records are partnering to release the Original Broadway Cast Album for Groundhog Day The Musical.

Enter Now for a Chance to Win Tickets to the First Preview of GROUNDHOG DAY!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

To take the sting out of this morning's news from Punxsutawney PA predicting six more weeks of winter, the producers of the eagerly anticipated Broadway musical comedy Groundhog Day announce a national sweepstakes to give away the first preview performance at the August Wilson Theatre (245 West 52nd Street) on Thursday, March 16. Opening night is April 17.

Barrett Doss & More Will Join Andy Karl in GROUNDHOG DAY on Broadway; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Producers Whistle Pig, Columbia Live Stage, and The Dodgers, with Michael Watt, are pleased to announce casting for the Broadway premiere of Groundhog Day, the new musical featuring music and lyrics by Tim Minchin and a book by Danny Rubin, and directed by Matthew Warchus.

BWW Review: CHAPTER TWO Shows the Happy Heartbreak of Starting Over
by Maggie Yates - Dec 9, 2016

Ensemble's production of Chapter Two, Neil Simon's 1977 living-room comedy about a second marriage, tackles the problems that come with an obsession with the past.

BWW Review: Ensemble's WOMEN IN JEOPARDY Brings the Sitcom to the Stage
by Maggie Yates - Dec 14, 2015

MacLeod's play points out the lack of representation of middle-aged, middle-class women in entertainment; and then reinforces the idea by using the very stereotypes about this group that generally prevent these women from being utilized more dramatically.

BWW Preview: WOMEN IN JEOPARDY - Ensemble's Pseudo Super-Sleuths
by Maggie Yates - Nov 30, 2015

It's clear to Mary and Jo that Liz's gentleman friend is actually a deranged serial killer, but they're not sure how to explain their concern to Liz, so happy to have found love at last.

BWW Reviews: HAIRSPRAY is a Blast at The MUNY
by Chris Gibson - Jun 24, 2015

The MUNY continues its season with an exuberant and colorful staging of HAIRSPRAY, the musical based on filmmaker and author John Waters' most accessible, and mainstream, movie. Of course, the master of bad taste allowed some of the rougher edges to get smoothed over in the process, but the core messages of understanding and acceptance in the face of prejudice and intolerance is still present, and that's what's truly important. Get out while the weather is gorgeous and take in the MUNY's fabulous production of HAIRSPRAY!

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