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Bio:
Jack McCarthy is a director and producer hailing from Los Angeles. He has directed at various theaters across the country, including The Adirondack Theatre Festival, Southern Rep, Bloomington Playwrights Project, and Pasadena Playhouse, where he also assisted Tony-nominated director Randy Johnson. ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Jack McCarthy is a director and producer hailing from Los Angeles. He has directed at various theaters across the country, including The Adirondack Theatre Festival, Southern Rep, Bloomington Playwrights Project, and Pasadena Playhouse, where he also assisted Tony-nominated director Randy Johnson. ... (read complete bio)
Mission To (dit)Mars To End Programming Photo Mission To (dit)Mars To End Programming
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2021

(dit)Mars theatre company has made the decision to wind down its operations as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.

NextStage Theatre Company Presents LOOKING GLASS WORLD: An Interactive Choose-Your Ow Photo NextStage Theatre Company Presents LOOKING GLASS WORLD: An Interactive Choose-Your Own Journey Virtual Production
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2021

NextStage continues to push the boundaries of virtual theatre with Looking Glass World, an interactive, choose-your-own-journey style digital production. With over 1000 scripted variations that can take place at each performance, the audience controls the plot in this larger than life saga, inspired by Lewis Carroll's 'Alice' universe.

Hero Theatre Announces Immersive Project Addressing School Shootings Photo Hero Theatre Announces Immersive Project Addressing School Shootings
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

Hero Theatre announced a special collaboration with immersive theatre artist Jack McCarthy as part of their 2020/2021 season. McCarthy has been commissioned to create two world-premiere immersive plays. The productions are part of Hero Ignite, a new division of the company that serves as an incubator for new works created and inspired by the experiences of youth in America today.

Shuffles Presents PETER PANTOMIME: HOOKED! at The Kaye Playhouse Photo Shuffles Presents PETER PANTOMIME: HOOKED! at The Kaye Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

SHUFFLES presents PETER PANtomime: Hooked!-its magical tap dancing and singing-filled holiday interpretation of the beloved Peter Pan tale-on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. at the Kaye Playhouse at Hunter College. The rip roaring production is now in its 12th year.

Hidden Realms' ASCEND Receives The Encore! Producers' Award And Extends Photo Hidden Realms' ASCEND Receives The Encore! Producers' Award And Extends
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

After a successful run at the Hollywood Fringe Festival, Ascend: When Myths Fall, Heroes Rise received the Encore! Producers' Award and has extended for two more performances. The Encore! Producers' Award is given to the shows that represent the best of the Hollywood Fringe Festival, based on artistic merit and commercial potential.

Hidden Realms Presents ASCEND At The Hollywood Fringe Festival Photo Hidden Realms Presents ASCEND At The Hollywood Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2019

This June, Hidden Realms, a new immersive experience company based in Los Angeles, presents Ascend: When Myths Fall, Heroes Rise at the Hollywood Fringe Festival. Ascend is a fully immersive and interactive experience that aims to make the audience the heroes of their own story.

Photo Flash: First Look At The World Premiere of AUGUST RUSH: THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: First Look At The World Premiere of AUGUST RUSH: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

Chicago audiences are the first to see the world premiere of August Rush: The Musical a never-before-seen musical based on the original Oscar-nominated Warner Bros film about a musically gifted orphan and the search for his birth parents.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the World Premiere of AUGUST RUSH Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the World Premiere of AUGUST RUSH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2019

Chicago audiences will be the first to see the world premiere of August Rush: The Musical a never-before-seen musical based on the original Oscar-nominated Warner Bros film about a musically gifted orphan and the search for his birth parents. Get a sneak peek with some rehearsal photos below!

Wake Up With BWW 3/27: THE PRINCESS BRIDE Finds a Writing Team, AIN'T NO MO Opens and Photo Wake Up With BWW 3/27: THE PRINCESS BRIDE Finds a Writing Team, AIN'T NO MO Opens and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Scroll down for the latest news. Want our morning reports delivered via email? Subscribe here!

George Abud, Jack McCarthy and Huxley Westemeier Lead Cast of AUGUST RUSH Photo George Abud, Jack McCarthy and Huxley Westemeier Lead Cast of AUGUST RUSH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

Chicago audiences will be the first to see the world premiere of August Rush: The Musical a never-before-seen musical based on the original Oscar-nominated Warner Bros film about a musically gifted orphan and the search for his birth parents.

Downtown Music Productions Presents A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL Dec 23 At St. Marks Chu Photo Downtown Music Productions Presents A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL Dec 23 At St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2018

Downtown Music Productions will present A Chamber Christmas Carol on Sunday, December 23 @ 7:00 PM at St. Marks Church-in-the-Bowery, 131 E. 10 St. (at 2nd Avenue) in New York, New York.

Tom Ligon Stars in Ray Leslee's A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL at St. Mark's Church Photo Tom Ligon Stars in Ray Leslee's A CHAMBER CHRISTMAS CAROL at St. Mark's Church
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2018

Tired of the same old Christmas Carol? Downtown Music Productions presents A Chamber Christmas Carol at the gorgeous St. Mark's Church-in-the-Bowery. Composer Ray Leslee (Avenue X, Standup Shakespeare) has created a brand-new take on the holiday season's most prolific tale. This ONE NIGHT ONLY event features a virtuoso company of five musicians and five actors who play 35 roles, telling the classic tale through Leslee's music and selections from Dickens' masterpiece. Tom Ligon (Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo) stars as Scrooge. The cast includes Mark Boyett, Jack McCarthy, JD Mollison and Alex Sunderhaus. The musicians are Broadway veterans Jack Bashkow (woodwinds), Jeff Carney (bass), Marshall Coid (violin), Ron Hay (trombone) and Mimi Stern-Wolfe at the piano. Margarett Perry directs.

Inaugural Jazz Philadelphia Summit Begins Today Photo Inaugural Jazz Philadelphia Summit Begins Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

During the inaugural Jazz Philadelphia Summit on Nov. 2 and 3, 2018, regional and national jazz luminaries will gather in Center City Philadelphia to honor the city's deep jazz roots and discuss its future. Musicians, jazz enthusiasts, advocates, funders, and the arts and culture community are gathering at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the University of the Arts for both high-level discussions and hands-on workshops about the art and business of jazz. Sessions will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. each day. RSVP is required, but registration is free and open to all, available through the Jazz Philadelphia website at www.jazzphiladelphia.org.

Inaugural Jazz Philadelphia Summit Begins 11/2 Photo Inaugural Jazz Philadelphia Summit Begins 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

During the inaugural Jazz Philadelphia Summit on Nov. 2 and 3, 2018, regional and national jazz luminaries will gather in Center City Philadelphia to honor the city's deep jazz roots and discuss its future. Musicians, jazz enthusiasts, advocates, funders, and the arts and culture community are gathering at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the University of the Arts for both high-level discussions and hands-on workshops about the art and business of jazz. Sessions will be held from 9:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. each day. RSVP is required, but registration is free and open to all, available through the Jazz Philadelphia website at www.jazzphiladelphia.org.

MT Shorts Celebrates Launch Of New Platform With Premiere Concert-Screening Photo MT Shorts Celebrates Launch Of New Platform With Premiere Concert-Screening
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

MT Shorts will celebrate its official launch, with a premiere screening of its first musical short film, Hey, Beautiful!, by award-winning composing team Nat Zegree and Eric Holmes at a one night only star-studded concert featuring selections from the duo's songbook at The Cutting Room on September 24th at 8PM.

Fran Drescher and '13 Reasons Why' Star Christian Navarro Join Broadway Sings For Pri Photo Fran Drescher and '13 Reasons Why' Star Christian Navarro Join Broadway Sings For Pride's REVOLUTION Charity Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018

Award-winning actress Fran Drescher ('The Nanny') and actor Christian Navarro (Netflix's 13 Reasons Why' breakout star) are the latest performers to join the lineup of Broadway Sings for Pride's 8th Annual Charity Concert 'Revolution' on June 18th at The Cutting Room in New York City.

Fran Drescher Joins Broadway Sings For Pride's Revolution Annual Charity Concert On J Photo Fran Drescher Joins Broadway Sings For Pride's Revolution Annual Charity Concert On June 18th
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Actress Fran Drescher is the latest performer to join the lineup of BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE's 8th Annual Charity Concert 'Revolution' on Monday, June 18th at The Cutting Room in New York City. The Nanny star will be joined by Broadway/TV star Frankie J. Grande, Matt Doyle (Broadway's Spring Awakening, War Horse, The Book of Mormon), Project Runway's Sam Donovan, a special 50th reunion performance from the cast of Hair, and performances from cast members from Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Jersey Boys, Frozen, Wicked and more.  This star-studded event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, and surprises! The proceeds will benefit The Tyler Clementi Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to end on-line and off-line bullying. 

Fran Drescher Joins Broadway Sings for Pride's Annual Charity Concert on June 18th Photo Fran Drescher Joins Broadway Sings for Pride's Annual Charity Concert on June 18th
by TV News Desk - Jun 6, 2018

Actress Fran Drescher is the latest performer to join THE LINEUP of BROADWAY SINGS FOR PRIDE's 8th Annual Charity Concert 'Revolution' on Monday, June 18th at The Cutting Room in New York City. The Nanny star will be joined by Broadway/TV star Frankie J. Grande, Matt Doyle (Broadway's Spring Awakening, War Horse, The Book of Mormon), Project Runway's Sam Donovan, a special 50th reunion performance from the cast of Hair, and performances from cast members from Hamilton, Kinky Boots, Jersey Boys, Frozen, Wicked and more. This star-studded event will be filled with singing (from pop to Broadway), stories, and surprises! The proceeds will benefit The Tyler Clementi Foundation, a non-profit organization committed to end on-line and off-line bullying.

Epic HAIR 50th Reunion and More Will Join Broadway Sings for Pride's 'Revolution' Photo Epic HAIR 50th Reunion and More Will Join Broadway Sings for Pride's 'Revolution'
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

On Monday, June 18, 2018, the theater world and New York communities will come together for Broadway Sings for Pride's 8th annual charity concert entitled "Revolution"!  Hair co-creator James Rado (Grammy-Award Winner) and Hair original choreographer Julie Arenal (Broadway/West End) will join over 35 tribe members to celebrate Pride with a special Hair reunion musical performance during the event.

Photo Flash: INTO THE WOODS JR Brings Magic to Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater Photo Photo Flash: INTO THE WOODS JR Brings Magic to Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2018

This month, INTO THE WOODS returned to New York for a sold out run at The Marjorie S. Deane Little Theater at the west side Y. INTO THE WOODS JR was produced by the Broadway Workshop and Project Broadway as their 2018 Junior Main Stage. Scroll down for photos of the cast in action!

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