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Bio:
Jennifer has created two musicals with actor/composer Michael Gruber: "The Old Dead 5" and "Vegas Organic". They've had numerous readings through York Theatre. (read more)
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Bio:
Jennifer has created two musicals with actor/composer Michael Gruber: "The Old Dead 5" and "Vegas Organic". They've had numerous readings through York Theatre. (read more)
BWW TV: Look Back at THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY To Celebrate World Photo Day!BWW TV: Look Back at THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY To Celebrate World Photo Day!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2019

We're taking a look at the world inside a frame to celebrate World Photo Day with a look back at the Tony-winning musical The Bridges of Madison County, which focused on Francesca Johnson's relationship with a National Geographic photographer when he arrives in Iowa. Get a peek inside the show's Broadway rehearsals as stars Kelli O'Hara and Steven Pasquale perform the show's song 'One Second and a Million Miles' with the video below! (more...)

BWW Review: We Cain't Say No to OKLAHOMA! at Broadway At Music CircusBWW Review: We Cain't Say No to OKLAHOMA! at Broadway At Music Circus
by Courtney Symes - Jun 26, 2019

Oklahoma!, Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, is a cornerstone of American theatre. According to The New York Times, it 'changed the course of the Broadway musical.' Groundbreaking in its day of conception, it continues to resonate with audiences of all ages for its timeless music, strong characters, and sharp humor. (more...)

Photo Flash: OKLAHOMA at Broadway Music CircusPhoto Flash: OKLAHOMA at Broadway Music Circus
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, the groundbreaking masterpiece Oklahoma!  The Pulitzer Prize winning musical, which The New York Times said "changed the course of the Broadway musical," runs Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Winners Announced For The 2019 Wicked Young Writer AwardsWinners Announced For The 2019 Wicked Young Writer Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

THE 2019 WICKED YOUNG WRITER AWARDS, presented in association with the National Literacy Trust, today (Thursday 20 June 2019) announced its winners during a ceremony involving 120 shortlisted finalists and their families and teachers at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre, home of the award-winning musical WICKED. (more...)

New Broadway At Music Circus Production Of Rodgers And Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! Opens June 25New Broadway At Music Circus Production Of Rodgers And Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA! Opens June 25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

The 2019 Broadway At Music Circus season continues with a brand new production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, the groundbreaking masterpiece Oklahoma! The Pulitzer Prize winning musical, which The New York Times said "changed the course of the Broadway musical," runs Tuesday, June 25 through Sunday, June 30 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Bruce Vilanch, Philip Boykin And More Announced For Broadway At Music Circus SeasonLesli Margherita, Bruce Vilanch, Philip Boykin And More Announced For Broadway At Music Circus Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

Casting has been confirmed for the 69th Broadway At Music Circus season, which begins June 11 at the Wells Fargo Pavilion. The season includes four Broadway At Music Circus premieres, Shrek the Musical, The Drowsy Chaperone, The Wiz, and In the Heights. (more...)

This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 5/6 - 5/13/2019This Week on BroadwayWorld TV: Hottest Videos from 5/6 - 5/13/2019
by - May 13, 2019

Hottest Videos on BroadwayWorld.com 5/6 - 5/13/2019. (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Closing Night of Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOESPhoto Flash: Go Inside Closing Night of Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

Just last night, New York City Center concluded the Encores! season with High Button Shoes. The production featured Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet). (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOESReview Roundup: Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

This week, New York City Center presents the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production features Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet). (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Michael Urie & More in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOESPhoto Flash: First Look at Michael Urie & More in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019

This week, New York City Center presents the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production features Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet). (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 5/9: PRETTY WOMAN Tour, Vanessa Carlton in BEAUTIFUL, and More!Wake Up With BWW 5/9: PRETTY WOMAN Tour, Vanessa Carlton in BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 9, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Michael Urie & Company in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Michael Urie & Company in Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2019

This week, New York City Center presents the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet). (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 5/9: Encores!' HIGH BUTTON SHOES Begins, and More!Wake Up With BWW 5/9: Encores!' HIGH BUTTON SHOES Begins, and More!
by Stephi Wild - May 8, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! We'd like to wish a happy first performance to Encores!' High Button Shoes, starring Betsy Wolfe, Michael Urie, and more! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/4/2019
by - May 4, 2019

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/4/2019. (more...)

BWW TV: Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOESBWW TV: Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by TV - Press Previews - May 4, 2019

Next week, New York City Center will present the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet). (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOESBWW TV: Watch Michael Urie, Kevin Chamberlin & More Preview Encores! HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by TV - Press Previews - Apr 29, 2019

New York City Center will soon present the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season, High Button Shoes. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins), Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet). (more...)

Betsy Wolfe, Michael Urie Lead Encores' HIGH BUTTON SHOESBetsy Wolfe, Michael Urie Lead Encores' HIGH BUTTON SHOES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

New York City Center today announced casting for High Button Shoes, the final Encores! production of the City Center 75th Anniversary Season. The production will feature Aidan Alberto (Stevie), Jennifer Allen (Shirley Simpkins), Kevin Chamberlin (Mr. Pontdue), Carla Duren (Fran), Chester Gregory (Papa Longstreet), Mylinda Hull (Nancy), Marc Koeck (Oggle), Matt Loehr (Uncle Willy), Wayne Pretlow (Elmer Simpkins),Michael Urie (Harrison Floy), and Betsy Wolfe (Sara Longstreet). (more...)

#TBT: BRIDGES Prepares to Bring Madison County To Broadway!#TBT: BRIDGES Prepares to Bring Madison County To Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 21, 2019

This week, the beloved Jason Robert Brown musical The Bridges of Madison County celebrates the fifth anniversary of its Broadway opening at the Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're throwing it back to the show's Broadway rehearsals with current Kiss Me Kate star Kelli O'Hara, Steven Pasquale, and more singing the lush Tony Award winning score! Check out all of the footage below! (more...)

Lineup Set For 7th Annual Holiday Sing AlongLineup Set For 7th Annual Holiday Sing Along
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2018

We need a little Christmas, now! Haul out the holly at the 7th Annual CHRISTMAS SINGALONG on Sunday, December 9th at 5:30 PM. Held at the historic Broadway Presbyterian Church (NW corner of 114th and Broadway), this joyous 80 minute community event will feature the talents of Jennifer Allen (Bridges of Madison County), Leah Hocking (Billy Elliot, The Last Ship), John Rapson (LES MISERABLES), Rashida Scott (Beautiful..., Sister Act) Avionce Hoyles (Sister Act), Jessica Leigh Brown (Spiderman) and Patrick McCormick (LES MISERABLES). (more...)

BWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Goodspeed Opera HouseBWW Review: THE DROWSY CHAPERONE at Goodspeed Opera House
by Joseph Harrison - Oct 13, 2018

As a fan of musical theatre, there is nothing like sitting down with a favorite cast album and being transported (possibly for the umpteenth time) to fantastic worlds, bygone eras, or dramatic locales. These musical journeys help one forget the worries of day to day life and instead spend a couple hours with a smile on the face and a song in the heart. Imagine if the essence of that experience could be captured and put on stage, and you have the hilarious musical THE DROWSY CHAPERONE, the final show in Goodspeed Musicals' 2018 season. THE DROWSY CHAPERONE is one of those shows with something for everyone. For the die-hard theatre geeks (such as this writer) it is an exciting and thrilling, non-stop nod to the experience that only a musical can provide. But for everyone else, THE DROWSY CHAPERONE is just a hands-down great piece of musical theater. With rousing dance numbers, powerhouse ballads, beautiful costumes, magical scenery, and hilarious situations, this is a show that everyone can fall in love with (more...)

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