HUNDRED DAYS From The Bengsons On CD Today With Tour Stops In 2019HUNDRED DAYS From The Bengsons On CD Today With Tour Stops In 2019
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2018

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS has announced the release of Hundred Days, the original cast recording of the critically acclaimed new musical, on CD in stores and online today, Friday, November 30. The unique album was recorded with a live studio audience that captures the excitement and emotion of the original production. It was released in streaming and digital formats earlier this season. Hundred Days features a book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher, music and lyrics by The Bengsons, and was directed by Anne Kauffman with movement direction by Sonya Tayeh. The show earned 2018 Lucille Lortel and Drama League Award nominations for "Outstanding Musical." To order the album, please visit: smarturl.it/hundreddays (more...)

Songwriter Showcase, Midday Cabarets And Final Casting Announced For National Alliance For Musical Theatre's 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALSSongwriter Showcase, Midday Cabarets And Final Casting Announced For National Alliance For Musical Theatre's 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce final casting for the 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS along with The Songwriters Showcase and Midday Cabarets. The FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS takes place on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2018 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). Festival events kick off on Monday, October 22 with Thank You, 30! a gala event to celebrate the 30th Annual Festival. (more...)

Caissie Levy, Will Roland, and More Among Initial Casting for Festival of New MusicalsCaissie Levy, Will Roland, and More Among Initial Casting for Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced initial casting for the 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2018 at New World Stages (more...)


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HUNDRED DAYS Cast Album is Available Today From Ghostlight RecordsHUNDRED DAYS Cast Album is Available Today From Ghostlight Records
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2018

Today, Ghostlight Records releases Hundred Days, the original cast recording of the critically-acclaimed new musical, in streaming and digital formats today, Friday, September 21. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: First Listen to 'I Will Wait For You' From the HUNDRED DAYS Cast AlbumBWW Exclusive: First Listen to 'I Will Wait For You' From the HUNDRED DAYS Cast Album
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2018

The 'Hundred Days' original cast album will be released in streaming and digital formats on Friday, September 21 from Ghostlight Records. Get an exclusive first listen to the song 'I Will Wait For You' below! (more...)

Ghostlight Records Presents HUNDRED DAYS Original Cast RecordingGhostlight Records Presents HUNDRED DAYS Original Cast Recording
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS will release the original cast recording of the critically-acclaimed new musical Hundred Days in digital and streaming formats on Friday, September 21. A physical CD release will follow later this year. Hundred Days features a book by The Bengsons and Sarah Gancher, music and lyrics by The Bengsons. The show was directed by Anne Kauffman with movement direction by Sonya Tayeh.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of TWELFTH NIGHT in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Opening Night of TWELFTH NIGHT in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Aug 1, 2018

The Public Theater's production of Public Works' TWELFTH NIGHT, conceived by Kwame Kwei-Armah and Shaina Taub, music and lyrics by Shaina Taub, Choreography by Lorin Latarro, and directed by Oskar Eustis and Kwame Kwei-Armah, opened just last night, July 31, running through Sunday, August 19. (more...)

The Kimmel Center & Joe's Pub Join ForcesThe Kimmel Center & Joe's Pub Join Forces
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and Joe's Pub at The Public join forces once again for the Kimmel Center Theater Residency. Under the tutelage of Jay Wahl, Producing Artistic Director of the Kimmel Center, and Shanta Thake, Director of Joe's Pub, the program serves as an incubator for artists and their collaborators to create and develop music and theater projects. The program will be held in the Kimmel Center's SEI Innovation Studio (300 South Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA) from June 18-30 with Public Readings, free and open to the public, on June 29 and 30. Readings will be followed by Q&A sessions with the artists. (more...)

The O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and PlaysThe O'Neill Announces Casts and Creatives For 2018 Summer Season Of New Musicals and Plays
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center announces casting and creative teams for the summer season of new musicals and plays selected for development at the National Music Theater Conference and National Playwrights Conference. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More!
by BWW Special - May 4, 2018

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More! (more...)

BWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Lyric Opera Of ChicagoBWW Review: JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Lyric Opera Of Chicago
by Emily McClanathan - Apr 30, 2018

If you've ever wanted to rock out in a historic opera house, look no further than JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Lyric Opera of Chicago. In a bold departure from the American classics typically staged during the spring 'Broadway at Lyric' series, Lyric presents the North American premiere of Regent's Park Open Air Theatre's production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR At The Lyric Opera in Chicago?Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR At The Lyric Opera in Chicago?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2018

The North American premiere of Timothy Sheader's explosive Olivier Award-winning production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar opens at Lyric tonight, April 27, with performances through May 20 (press opening April 28). Lyric is the only place to experience the grand scale of this acclaimed production in its first staging outside London. (more...)

Photo Flash: Brand New Shots from Lyric Opera of Chicago's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARPhoto Flash: Brand New Shots from Lyric Opera of Chicago's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The North American premiere of Timothy Sheader's explosive Olivier Award-winning production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar opens at Lyric tonight, April 27, with performances through May 20 (press opening April 28). Lyric is the only place to experience the grand scale of this acclaimed production in its first staging outside London. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look At The Lyric Opera's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in ChicagoVIDEO: First Look At The Lyric Opera's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

The North American premiere of Timothy Sheader's explosive Olivier Award-winning production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar opens at Lyric tonight, April 27, with performances through May 20 (press opening April 28). Lyric is the only place to experience the grand scale of this acclaimed production in its first staging outside London. Check out video of the cast in action below! (more...)

Pipeline Theatre Company Announces World Premiere Of PLAYING HOTPipeline Theatre Company Announces World Premiere Of PLAYING HOT
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

Pipeline Theatre Company (Ari Schrier, Artistic Director; Natalie Gershtein, Producing Director) is proud to announce the world premiere of jazz concert-party-play hybrid PLAYING HOT, created by Kevin Armento (Balls) and Jaki Bradley (Good Men Wanted). PLAYING HOT is written by Armento, will be directed by Bradley, and will feature music direction by Marcus Miller, and will premiere in early 2019 as part of Pipeline's 10th Anniversary Season. (more...)

Brief 4/13: CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD Celebrated Opening Night, Tony Award Information, and More!Brief 4/13: CHILDREN OF A LESSER GOD Celebrated Opening Night, Tony Award Information, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 13, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the cast of Children of a Lesser God celebrated opening night on Wednesday, plus find out information on Tony nominations, eligibility, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Starring Heath SaundersPhoto Flash: First Look at JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Starring Heath Saunders
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2018

The North American premiere of Timothy Sheader's explosive Olivier Award-winning production of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar opens this month at Lyric and includes artists Heath Saunders as Jesus, Ryan Shaw as Judas, and Jo Lampert as Mary Magdalene. Lyric is the only place to experience the grand scale of this acclaimed production in its first staging outside London. (more...)

Chicago's Leading Instrumentalists Join Broadway And West End Talent For Lyric Opera's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTARChicago's Leading Instrumentalists Join Broadway And West End Talent For Lyric Opera's JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2018

Top talents from The Green Mill, Jazz Showcase, and Chicago Jazz Festival stages join Broadway and West End artists for Lyric Opera's North American premiere of Timothy Sheader's Olivier Award-winning production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's rock opera Jesus Christ Superstar, presented from April 27 to May 20, 2018 at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago (press opening April 28). (more...)

Photo Flash: Pipeline Theatre's FOLK WANDERING Celebrates Opening NightPhoto Flash: Pipeline Theatre's FOLK WANDERING Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Due to popular demand, Pipeline Theatre Company (Ari Schrier, Artistic Director; Natalie Gershtein, Producing Director) is proud to announce a one-week extension of the world premiere production of Folk Wandering, a new musical conceived by Jaclyn Backhaus (Men on Boats) and Andrew Neisler (Clown Bar), featuring a book by Backhaus; music by collaborating composers Blake Allen(Boston|Nebraska), Backhaus, Mike Brun (Music Director, Mr. Burns), Andrew R. Butler (Finn the Fearless), Joel Esher (PharmaBro: an American Douchical!), Alex Fast (The Drawer Boy), Jo Lampert (Joan of Arc: Into The Fire), Barrie Mclain (Hundred Days), Annie Tippe (Director, Ghost Quartet), and Dominique Toney ('Crazy Ex-Girlfriend'); and lyrics by Allen, Backhaus, Brun, Butler, Esher, Lampert, McLain, and Tippe. Andrew Neisler will direct. (more...)

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