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Sing In The Rain With Winter Park Playhouse This SpringSing In The Rain With Winter Park Playhouse This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Dance into Spring with The Winter Park Playhouse as they continue their series of professional musicals with the Southeastern Regional Premiere of What A Glorious Feeling! The Story of Singin' In The Rain, March 15 through April 13, 2019. Performances are Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 p.m., Thursday and Saturday matinee performances at 2 p.m. and select Friday and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. (more...)

Winter Park Playhouse Announces 2018-19 Series Of Professional Musicals!Winter Park Playhouse Announces 2018-19 Series Of Professional Musicals!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2018

The Winter Park Playhouse, Central Florida's professional musical theatre, announces their 2018-2019 Mainstage Series of musical productions! (more...)

Theatre at the Center to Stage Chicago Premiere of WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING, 4/25-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2013

Paying homage to one of the greatest movie musicals of all time, What a Glorious Feeling comes to Theatre at the Center April 25 through June 2 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, with a press performance April 28 at 7 p.m. Creator Jay Berkow conceived the intimate show, which he calls 'a play with music' and an 'exploration of creative and romantic temperaments' set in the heyday of the MGM movie musicals. (more...)

Featured Performer of the Week: Richard Strimer
by BWW Special Coverage - May 8, 2013

Today, we're thrilled to feature Richard Strimer currently playing Gene Kelly in Chicago's Theatre at the Center's WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING! (more...)

BWW Reviews: What a Glorious Feeling - Getting a Glimpse Into the Silver Screen's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by Paul W. Thompson - May 7, 2013

Now through June 2, 2013, at the Theatre at the Center in Munster, Indiana (and not as far away as you might think) is a new play that gives us an interesting look into the making of one of the most enduring work of art produced by Hollywood in its Golden Age of Movie Musicals, the 1952 classic MGM film, "Singin' in the Rain." (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre at the Center's WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2013

Paying homage to one of the greatest movie musicals of all time, What a Glorious Feeling comes to Theatre at the Center April 25 through June 2 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster. Creator Jay Berkow conceived the intimate show, which he calls 'a play with music' and an 'exploration of creative and romantic temperaments' set in the heyday of the MGM movie musicals. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Theatre at the Center to Stage Chicago Premiere of WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING, 4/25-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2013

Paying homage to one of the greatest movie musicals of all time, What a Glorious Feeling comes to Theatre at the Center April 25 through June 2 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, with a press performance April 28 at 7 p.m. Creator Jay Berkow conceived the intimate show, which he calls 'a play with music' and an 'exploration of creative and romantic temperaments' set in the heyday of the MGM movie musicals. (more...)

Theatre at the Center Announces HAT A GLORIOUS FEELING Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2013

Paying homage to one of the greatest movie musicals of all time, What a Glorious Feeling comes to Theatre at the Center April 25 through June 2 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, with a press performance April 28 at 7 p.m. Creator Jay Berkow conceived the intimate show, which he calls 'a play with music' and an 'exploration of creative and romantic temperaments' set in the heyday of the MGM movie musicals. A revealing portrait of the late dancer-actor-director-choreographer Gene Kelly, this Chicago premiere production of What a Glorious Feeling will be directed by Theatre at the Center Artistic Director William Pullinsi with Choreography by Jeff Award-winning choreographer Danny Herman. Herman has choreographed over 50 productions nationally, including The National Tour of Dreamgirls, A Little Night Music and Another Midsummer Night at the Goodman, Elmer Gantry at Ford's Theatre and over a dozen productions at Candlelight Playhouse, including 5 Guys Named Moe and Song and Dance. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 20th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 20, 2013

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'South Pacific' at the Marriott, two shows with Gene Kelly's vibe, cabarets from Porchlight, Brown Paper Box and Darrian Ford, 2014 premieres from Marc Blitzstein and Alan Schmuckler, lots of Doug Peck and more! (more...)

Theatre at the Center to Stage Chicago Premiere of WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING, 4/25-6/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2013

Paying homage to one of the greatest movie musicals of all time, What a Glorious Feeling comes to Theatre at the Center April 25 through June 2 at 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, with a press performance April 28 at 7 p.m. Creator Jay Berkow conceived the intimate show, which he calls 'a play with music' and an 'exploration of creative and romantic temperaments' set in the heyday of the MGM movie musicals. (more...)

Riverside Theatre's WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING Opens 10/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2012

They're singin' in the rain at Bristol Riverside Theatre with the local premiere of the musical What A Glorious Feeling with a book by Jay Berkow, running October 30-November 18. Directed by BRT Founding Director Susan D. Atkinson, the ensemble cast featuresSummer Broyhill, Vincent D'Elia, Zak Edward, Liz Filios, and Charles Osborne. What A Glorious Feeling captures the charming and poignant story behind the making of Singin' in the Rain, one of the best movie musicals of all time. Bringing to life the tempestuous love triangle between Gene Kelly, Co-Director Stanley Donen and their dance captain, Jeanne Coyne, juxtaposed with the iconic dances, catchy phrases and toe tapping melodies of the American classic, this musical celebrates the genius of this highly charged collaboration while exploring the emotional complexity of their lives behind the camera. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 5th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 5, 2012

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'A Class Act' and 'Dreamgirls' open, two takes on 'Singin' In The Rain,' 'The Book Of Mormon' and 'Sexy Baby' extend, Bailiwick Chicago's 'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson,' and more! (more...)

Theatre at the Center Announces 2013 Season: THE FOX ON THE FAIRWAY, GODSPELL and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2012

Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, IN announced today their 2013 season. (more...)

Bristol Riverside Theatre's 2012-2013 Season to Include OLEANNA, INHERIT THE WIND and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2012

Bristol Riverside Theatre today announced its 2012-2013 mainstage season featuring Oleanna by David Mamet, What a Glorious Feeling written by Jay Berkow and based on the film Singin' in the Rain, the world premiere of Faery Tales by Allan Knee, Gilbert & Sullivan's popular operetta The Pirates of Penzance, and Inherit the Wind by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee. (more...)

WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING Opens Adirondack Theatre Festival Today, 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2010

WHAT A GLORIOUS FEELING is set to be the opening show at Adirondack Theatre Festival. The show will open today, June 23 and play through July 3. The play, which features dancing and music was created by Jay Berkow who became inspired after attending a interview with Donen at an event for Lincoln Center. Berkow wrote the book and directed the production. (more...)

What a Glorious Feeling to Premiere in Michigan, Aug. 24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2005

What a Glorious Feeling, a new play-with-music about the strained relationship between Gene Kelly and Stanley Donen during the making of Singin' in the Rain, will run at Michigan's Mason Street Warehouse from August 24th through September 11th with Contact stars in the cast (more...)