HONEYMOON IN VEGAS Concludes MTG's 22nd SeasonHONEYMOON IN VEGAS Concludes MTG's 22nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2018

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will conclude their 22nd Anniversary season with Jason Robert Brown and Andrew Bergman's HONEYMOON IN VEGAS.  The one-night-only concert will take place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at 7:00 PM.   This staging will provide Southern California audiences a first look at this delightful musical.   (more...)

Sacred Fools presents DENIM DOVES Beginning TodaySacred Fools presents DENIM DOVES Beginning Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

The Sacred Fools Theater Company is excited to invite audiences to the West Coast Premiere of Denim Doves by Adrienne Dawes, lyrics by Cyndi Williams, original music and arrangements by Ellen Warkentine (including adaptations of music by Erik Seacrest) and directed by Rosie Glen-Lambert. (more...)

Sacred Fools presents DENIM DOVES Beginning 1/19Sacred Fools presents DENIM DOVES Beginning 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

The Sacred Fools Theater Company is excited to invite audiences to the West Coast Premiere of Denim Doves by Adrienne Dawes, lyrics by Cyndi Williams, original music and arrangements by Ellen Warkentine (including adaptations of music by Erik Seacrest) and directed by Rosie Glen-Lambert. (more...)

bare Will Navigate to the Big Screen; Kristin Hanggi Set to Direct Filmbare Will Navigate to the Big Screen; Kristin Hanggi Set to Direct Film
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2018

BroadwayWorld has just learned that bare, the movie is in the works from Tony nominated producers Hillary Butorac Weaver and Janet Billig Rich and Tony nominated director Kristin Hanggi at the helm. Hanggi was the original director of the musical and adapted the screenplay for the film. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Tovah Feldshuh & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Picks for October 12-18, Featuring Kerry Butler, Emerson Steele, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Oct 11, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Lyrically, The Songs of Alan and Marilyn Bergman; BARE: The Reunion Concert; Emerson Steele: Roles I Can't Play Now...Or Ever...Except Tonight!; If It Only Even Runs a Minute: 15th Edition; and Kerry Butler at 54 Below. (more...)

Kerry Butler, Phillipa Soo, Jason Danieley and More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015

This October, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For (more...)

Playwrights' Arena Presents for One Night Only HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

Playwrights' Arena with Artistic Director Jon Lawrence Rivera, the only theatre dedicated to discovering, nurturing and producing original works written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights, is celebrating its 22st Anniversary with their annual fund-raiser presenting HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY : an evening of songs by local composers and lyricists tonight, April 8, 2014, at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre atop Batnsdall Art Park in Hollywood. The special performance, which benefits the programs of Playwrights' Arena, celebrates the works of Los Angeles' most adventurous resident composers and lyricists writing for the theater today and honors Andrea Cockrum (community leader), Henry Ong (playwright)) and Lisa Wolpe (actor/director and artist director of LA Women's Shakespeare Company) with the *Lee Melville Award for their outstanding contribution to the Los Angeles theatre community. (more...)

Playwrights' Arena Presents for One Night Only HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY, 4/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Playwrights' Arena with Artistic Director Jon Lawrence Rivera, the only theatre dedicated to discovering, nurturing and producing original works written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights, is celebrating its 22st Anniversary with their annual fund-raiser presenting HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY : an evening of songs by local composers and lyricists on Tuesday, April 8, 2014, at Barnsdall Gallery Theatre atop Batnsdall Art Park in Hollywood. The special performance, which benefits the programs of Playwrights' Arena, celebrates the works of Los Angeles' most adventurous resident composers and lyricists writing for the theater today and honors Andrea Cockrum (community leader), Henry Ong (playwright)) and Lisa Wolpe (actor/director and artist director of LA Women's Shakespeare Company) with the *Lee Melville Award for their outstanding contribution to the Los Angeles theatre community. (more...)

East West Players Presents World Premiere of TEA, WITH MUSIC, 11/8-12/9
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2012

East West Players (EWP), the nation's premier Asian American theatre, continues its 47th Anniversary season, themed Spirited Away, with the world premiere of TEA, WITH MUSIC. Book and lyrics are by acclaimed playwright Velina Hasu Houston, music by Nathan Wang and choreographed by Giovanni Ortega. This production is directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera. The musical features Joan Almedilla (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables), Tiffany-Marie Austin (Miss Saigon, A Little Night Music), Yumi Iwama (Our Town, South Pacific), Jennie Kwan (TV's California Dreams, Avenue Q), and Janet Song (Twelfth Night, Medea). (more...)

East West Players Presents World Premiere of TEA, WITH MUSIC, Now thru 12/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2012

East West Players (EWP), the nation's premier Asian American theatre, continues its 47th Anniversary season, themed Spirited Away, with the world premiere of TEA, WITH MUSIC. Book and lyrics are by acclaimed playwright Velina Hasu Houston, music by Nathan Wang and choreographed by Giovanni Ortega. This production is directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera. The musical features Joan Almedilla (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables), Tiffany-Marie Austin (Miss Saigon, A Little Night Music), Yumi Iwama (Our Town, South Pacific), Jennie Kwan (TV's California Dreams, Avenue Q), and Janet Song (Twelfth Night, Medea). (more...)

East West Players Announces Community Partners for TEA, WITH MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2012

East West Players (EWP), the nation's largest producing organization of Asian American artistic work and the longest-running professional theatre of color in the country, has partnered with the Japanese American Cultural & Community Center (JACCC) and USC Center for Japanese Religions & Culture (CJRC) for the world premiere of TEA, WITH MUSIC. (more...)

East West Players Presents World Premiere of TEA, WITH MUSIC, 11/8-12/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2012

East West Players (EWP), the nation's premier Asian American theatre, continues its 47th Anniversary season, themed Spirited Away, with the world premiere of TEA, WITH MUSIC. Book and lyrics are by acclaimed playwright Velina Hasu Houston, music by Nathan Wang and choreographed by Giovanni Ortega. This production is directed by Jon Lawrence Rivera. The musical features Joan Almedilla (Miss Saigon, Les Miserables), Tiffany-Marie Austin (Miss Saigon, A Little Night Music), Yumi Iwama (Our Town, South Pacific), Jennie Kwan (TV's California Dreams, Avenue Q), and Janet Song (Twelfth Night, Medea). (more...)

Playwrights' Arena Honors Theresa Chavez et al. at HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY Tonight, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2012

Playwrights' Arena with Artistic Director Jon Lawrence Rivera, the only theatre dedicated to discovering, nurturing and producing original works written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with their annual fund-raiser presenting HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY: an evening of songs by local composers and lyricists tonight, May 8, 2012, at the Los Angeles Theatre Center -- our home in historic downtown Los Angeles. The special performance, which benefits the programs of Playwrights' Arena, celebrates the works of Los Angeles' most adventurous resident composers and lyricists writing for the theater today and honors Theresa Chavez & Rose Portillo (Artistic Director and Associate Director of About Productions) and Velina Hasu Houston (Playwright) with the *Lee Melville Award for their outstanding contribution to the Los Angeles theater community. (more...)

Playwrights' Arena Honors Theresa Chavez et al. at HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY, 5/8
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012

Playwrights' Arena with Artistic Director Jon Lawrence Rivera, the only theatre dedicated to discovering, nurturing and producing original works written exclusively by Los Angeles playwrights, is celebrating its 20th Anniversary with their annual fund-raiser presenting HOT NIGHT IN THE CITY: an evening of songs by local composers and lyricists on Tuesday, May 8, 2012, at the Los Angeles Theatre Center -- our home in historic downtown Los Angeles. The special performance, which benefits the programs of Playwrights' Arena, celebrates the works of Los Angeles' most adventurous resident composers and lyricists writing for the theater today and honors Theresa Chavez & Rose Portillo (Artistic Director and Associate Director of About Productions) and Velina Hasu Houston (Playwright) with the *Lee Melville Award for their outstanding contribution to the Los Angeles theater community. (more...)

Welcome Neighbor: 'Avenue Q' a Hilarious Hit
by James Howard - Dec 12, 2007

WHO: The First National Tour WHAT: Avenue Q WHEN: Through December 23. Tues - Sat at 8PM, Sat at 2, Sun at 1Pm and 6:30PM. HOW MUCH: $25.00 - $70.00, plus fees TICKETS/INFORMATION: 410-547-SEAT or www.broadwayacrossamerica.com/Baltimore (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'Avenue Q' Tour Washington DC Backstage
by Mark Rupp - Dec 3, 2007

The national touring company of Avenue Q makes a fuzzy and fun pit-stop at the National Theatre in Washington DC through December 9 before heading to Baltimore. Photographer Mark Rupp and other young fans were treated to a special VIP backstage tour with the cast and an introduction to the puppets and inner-workings of the hit Tony Award-winning musical. (more...)

Photo Flash: Avenue Q National Tour Launches in SF
by BWW - Aug 11, 2007

The 2004 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, AVENUE Q, officially launched its first national tour at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre on Wednesday, August 8. (more...)

Avenue Q Tour Hits SF Aug 7, Rush Tix Available
by Eugene Lovendusky - Aug 3, 2007

'Avenue Q' national tour launches at San Francisco's Orpheum Theatre beginning August 7 through September 2. Rush tickets ($25) available at each performance! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Avenue Q Tour Press Rehearsal
by Mark Rupp - Jun 12, 2007

A press rehearsal was recently held for the first national tour of Avenue Q, which features a cast of thirteen veteran performers - many from the Las Vegas and Broadway productions of the show! (more...)

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