Jeanna de Waal News

 
Bio:
Jeanna de Waal originated the title role of Diana, Princess of Wales at The Powerhouse Theatre reading at Vassar College, directed by Christopher Ashley. On Broadway, de Waal starred as Lauren in Kinky Boots and as Heather in American Idiot. de Waal originated the role of Dawn in the A.R.T. ... (read more)
 

Bio:
Jeanna de Waal originated the title role of Diana, Princess of Wales at The Powerhouse Theatre reading at Vassar College, directed by Christopher Ashley. On Broadway, de Waal starred as Lauren in Kinky Boots and as Heather in American Idiot. de Waal originated the role of Dawn in the A.R.T. ... (read more)
Lesli Margherita, Joey McIntyre, and More to Perform at NYMF Benefit ConcertLesli Margherita, Joey McIntyre, and More to Perform at NYMF Benefit Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) announced today casting for the 2019 Benefit Concert honoring Grammy, Tony, and Academy Award-winning composer Stephen Schwartz and Olivier Award-winning choreographer Kelly Devine, both alumni of NYMF. The 2019 Benefit Concert will take place on Monday, November 18 at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 W 42nd St, New York, NY 10036). (more...)

Jackie Evancho, Eden Espinosa, Jeanna De Waal and More to Star in GET JACK In ConcertJackie Evancho, Eden Espinosa, Jeanna De Waal and More to Star in GET JACK In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

A concert of songs from the new rock musical thriller, GET JACK will be presented Tuesday October 29th, 2019 at 7pm on Stage 2 at Rockwood Music Hall on NYC's Lower Eastside. (more...)

Tickets for DIANA On Sale September 12thTickets for DIANA On Sale September 12th
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

Tickets go on sale on Thursday, September 12th at 10 a.m. for Diana, the new musical based on the incredible real life story of an icon to end all icons. (more...)

Breaking: DIANA Musical Will Open on Broadway in 2020Breaking: DIANA Musical Will Open on Broadway in 2020
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

The new musical based on the incredible real life story of an icon to end all icons, Diana, will open on Broadway in the spring of 2020, producers Grove Entertainment (Beth Williams), Frank Marshall and The Araca Group announced today. Performances will begin on Monday, March 2, 2020 at the Longacre Theatre (220 West 48th St.), with an official Opening Night set for Tuesday, March 31, 2020. (more...)

BWW Review: DIANA at La Jolla PlayhouseBWW Review: DIANA at La Jolla Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter - Mar 22, 2019

You don't need a passport to take in the drama of the English royal family, you just need to go to the La Jolla Playhouse to see DIANA, extended through April 14th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At DIANA at La Jolla PlayhousePhoto Flash: Get A First Look At DIANA at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at DIANA the musical at La Jolla Playhouse! Check out the photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: DIANA Director Christopher Ashley and Choreographer Kelly Devine Discuss the Musical's JourneyVIDEO: DIANA Director Christopher Ashley and Choreographer Kelly Devine Discuss the Musical's Journey
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2019

The buzz around La Jolla's new musical Diana, about the life of Princess Diana, has been growing. Now, director Christopher Ashley and choreographer Kelly Devine are chatting with KPBS News about the show's journey, and how they've gotten to explore the famed Princess's message. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Announces Another Extension For DIANALa Jolla Playhouse Announces Another Extension For DIANA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019

Due to incredible popular demand, La Jolla Playhouse announces a second week-long extension for its world premiere musical Diana, from the Tony Award-winning Memphis creative team of Joe DiPietro (librettist/lyricist), David Bryan (composer/ lyricist) and Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley (director), along with Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (choreographer) and Ian Eisendrath (music supervisor). (more...)

BWW Interview: Jeanna de Waal Talks Bringing DIANA To Life At La Jolla PlayhouseBWW Interview: Jeanna de Waal Talks Bringing DIANA To Life At La Jolla Playhouse
by E.H. Reiter - Feb 18, 2019

According to most fairy tales, it is when the beautiful, young maiden is married to her Price Charming that their 'Happily Ever After' can begin. DIANA, the world premiere musical at the La Jolla Playhouse explores what happens after the pomp and circumstance of the royal wedding? (more...)

Judy Kaye And Erin Davie Announced For World Premiere of DIANA; Full Casting Revealed!Judy Kaye And Erin Davie Announced For World Premiere of DIANA; Full Casting Revealed!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the complete cast and creative team for its upcoming world-premiere musical Diana, from the Tony Award-winning Memphis creative team of Joe DiPietro (librettist/lyricist), David Bryan (composer/lyricist) and Playhouse Artistic Director Christopher Ashley (director), along with Tony Award nominee Kelly Devine (choreographer) and Ian Eisendrath (music supervisor). (more...)

Jeanna de Waal Will Star In DIANA: A New Musical At La Jolla PlayhouseJeanna de Waal Will Star In DIANA: A New Musical At La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

La Jolla Playhouse has announced that Jeanna de Waal will portray the title role in its upcoming world-premiere musical Diana, by the Tony Award-winning Memphis team of Joe DiPietro (book and lyrics) and David Bryan (music and lyrics), directed by Playhouse Artistic Director and 2017 Tony Award winner Christopher Ashley and choreographed by Tony nomineeKelly Devine. The production will run February 19 - March 31, 2019 in the Playhouse's Mandell Weiss Theatre. The complete cast and creative team will be announced at a later date. (more...)

American Theatre Wing Gala Honoring Andrew Lloyd Webber Raises Record-Breaking $1.6+ MillionAmerican Theatre Wing Gala Honoring Andrew Lloyd Webber Raises Record-Breaking $1.6+ Million
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

The American Theatre Wing announced today that its annual Gala, which honored newly minted EGOT recipient Andrew Lloyd Webber last night at Cipriani 42nd Street, raised a record breaking total of $1,652,502 in support of the Wing's programs and the Andrew Lloyd Webber Initiative Legacy Fund, breaking all previous records. (more...)

Broadway Weekends and Theater Camp For Adults Come to SEA in OctoberBroadway Weekends and Theater Camp For Adults Come to SEA in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

Broadway Weekends, the first musical theater camp experience exclusively for adults will begin hosting pop-up regional camps this fall starting in Seattle. (more...)

Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below!Coming Up Next Week at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018

The the upcoming lineup of events coming your way next week at Feinstein's/54 Below! (more...)

BWW Interview: Jeanna de Waal Talks the Next Phase of  Broadway Weekends & Offering Access to Theater, Community, Fun, & Confidence for AllBWW Interview: Jeanna de Waal Talks the Next Phase of Broadway Weekends & Offering Access to Theater, Community, Fun, & Confidence for All
by Courtney Savoia - Dec 12, 2017

Broadway actress, Jeanna de Waal (American Idiot, Kinky Boots) is using her love for theater, community, and self-expression to give back with her phenomenal program, Broadway Weekends. Made up of a team of professional Broadway actors, dancers, and musicians, this program creates a fun, fulfilling, and safe environment for people to reawaken the theatre kid within themselves - from doctors to lawyers to parents and their teenagers. Proof that anyone and everyone can get involved and uncover their true potential and passion for performing! (more...)

Readings of New Musical THE MUSEUM OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS Starring Jessie Mueller Set for Today & TomorrowReadings of New Musical THE MUSEUM OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS Starring Jessie Mueller Set for Today & Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017

Special invitational presentations of THE MUSEUM OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS, a new musical featuring Tony winner Jessie Mueller and inspired by the Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb, Croatia, are set for today (Monday) and tomorrow in Manhattan. Music is by Daniel Green, with book, lyrics & direction by David H. Bell. (more...)

Tony Winner Jessie Mueller & More Star in MUSEUM OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS Musical ReadingTony Winner Jessie Mueller & More Star in MUSEUM OF BROKEN RELATIONSHIPS Musical Reading
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

BroadwayWorld has just learned that a staged reading is underway for a musical inspired by The Museum of Broken Relationships in Zagreb, Croatia. The Museum of Broken Relationships is directed by David H. Bell and features a music and lyrics by David H. Bell and Daniel Green. (more...)

SISTER ACT Concludes the 2017 Music Circus SeasonSISTER ACT Concludes the 2017 Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The 67th Music Circus season continues with the feel-good musical comedy Sister Act, featuring an infectious score by Tony and Oscar-winning composer Alan Menken. Based on the hit 1992 film, this musical will fill the round stage with saintly sisters for the first time in Music Circus history. Performances of Sister Act are Tuesday, August 22 through Sunday, August 27 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Jessica Grove, Jennifer Cody, Jason Graae, Zonya Love and More Complete 2017 Music Circus Season Casting
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

After auditioning performers in New York City, Los Angeles and Sacramento, California Musical Theatre has confirmed casting for all five shows in the 67th Music Circus season. The cast is loaded with Broadway veterans-some of whom are making their Music Circus debuts-Tony Award nominees, and audience favorites from previous Music Circus productions. (more...)

Exclusive: Alan Cumming, Lesli Margherita, and More Lead ME AND THE GIRLS Reading at Roundabout
by Alan Henry - May 15, 2017

BroadwayWorld has exclusively learned that Roundabout produced a reading of ME AND THE GIRLS with music and lyrics by Noel Coward, book and direction by Douglas Carter Beane, from a short story by Noel Coward last week at Pearl Studios. The reading included Alan Cumming as George Banks, Cory Michael Smith as Ron, Lesli Margherita as Mavis. (more...)

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