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Bio:
Broadway: School of Rock. Off-Broadway: Southern Comfort (Public Theater). The Joel Waggoner Experience (Joe’s Pub). TV: "100,000 Pyramid" Season 3 Premiere. Composer: Presto Change-o (Barrington Stage). 2012 Dramatist Guild Fellow (Composer). MFA from NYU Tisch. Debut single "Unlikely ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: School of Rock. Off-Broadway: Southern Comfort (Public Theater). The Joel Waggoner Experience (Joe’s Pub). TV: "100,000 Pyramid" Season 3 Premiere. Composer: Presto Change-o (Barrington Stage). 2012 Dramatist Guild Fellow (Composer). MFA from NYU Tisch. Debut single "Unlikely ... (read complete bio)
James Jackson, Jr. and John-Andrew Morrison Launch Virtual Talk Show Photo James Jackson, Jr. and John-Andrew Morrison Launch Virtual Talk Show
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

The talk show, which began as live Instagram phone conversations held between the two, where they interviewed each other, has recently expanded in format. 

Rise Bar Presents The Rising Star 6 Virtual Finale Photo Rise Bar Presents The Rising Star 6 Virtual Finale
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2021

In 2020, 14 up and coming performers competed every Tuesday night to win the title of 'Rising Star' and a cash prize of $1000. The competition was narrowed to their top 4 finalists and the Covid-19 outbreak prevented them from hosting their grand finale. They are taking it digital to announce which one of these talented vocalists came out on top!

Barrington Stage Company's BSC'S HOLIDAY GETAWAY Extended to January 1 On Broadway On Photo Barrington Stage Company's BSC'S HOLIDAY GETAWAY Extended to January 1 On Broadway On Demand
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2020

Barrington Stage Company has extended BSC's Holiday Getaway, a virtual concert starring Alan H. Green (BSC's The Hills Are Alive with Rodgers & Hammerstein, Broadway's School of Rock), Alysha Umphress (BSC's The Hills Are Alive with Rodgers & Hammerstein; Broadway/BSC's On the Town) and Joel Waggoner (Composer: BSC's Presto Change-O; Performer: Broadway's School of Rock) by popular demand. 

BWW Review: BSC'S HOLIDAY GETAWAY at Barrington Stage Companyâ€" A Delightfully Diffe Photo BWW Review: BSC'S HOLIDAY GETAWAY at Barrington Stage Companyâ€" A Delightfully Different, Refreshing and NEW Holiday Offering.
by Marc Savitt - Dec 19, 2020

Alan H. Green, Alysha Umphress, and Joel Waggoner display ample skill and talent as they present viewers with a selection of 18 musical numbers (credited, although I counted a few uncredited bonus tunes) that are fun, often campy, poignant, tender, notably well- balanced, and entertaining.

Photo Flash: Alysha Umphress, Alan H. Green and More Star in BSC'S HOLIDAY GETAWAY Photo Photo Flash: Alysha Umphress, Alan H. Green and More Star in BSC'S HOLIDAY GETAWAY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2020

Tune in to BSC’s Holiday Getaway, a virtual concert starring Alan H. Green (BSC’s The Hills Are Alive with Rodgers & Hammerstein, Broadway’s School of Rock), Alysha Umphress (BSC’s The Hills Are Alive with Rodgers & Hammerstein; Broadway/BSC’s On the Town) & Joel Waggoner (Composer: BSC’s Presto Change-O; Performer: Broadway’s School of Rock). 

Wake Up With BWW 12/10: RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL to Get Streaming Benefit Conc Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/10: RATATOUILLE: THE TIKTOK MUSICAL to Get Streaming Benefit Concert, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 10, 2020

Today's top stories: a streaming benefit concert of Ratatouille: The TikTok Musical has been announced, Chicago cast celebrates its 24th anniversary on NBC's One Night Only, and more!

BWW Interview: Meet the Creators of Your New Holiday Obsession, Advent Carolndar! Photo BWW Interview: Meet the Creators of Your New Holiday Obsession, Advent Carolndar!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020

If you're looking for some extra crazy this holiday season, look no further than Advent Carolndar, the absurd musical comedy advent calendar created by Julia Mattison and Joel Waggoner.

Barrington Stage Company Presents BSC'S HOLIDAY GETAWAY, Starring Alan H. Green, Alys Photo Barrington Stage Company Presents BSC'S HOLIDAY GETAWAY, Starring Alan H. Green, Alysha Umphress, and Joel Waggoner
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2020

 Barrington Stage Company will present BSC’s Holiday Getaway, a virtual concert starring Alan H. Green, Alysha Umphress, and Joel Waggoner. 

Metropolitan Opera Announces Family Holiday Festival Photo Metropolitan Opera Announces Family Holiday Festival
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2020

The Metropolitan Opera has announced its first online Family Holiday Festival, which will run December 17 through December 21, 2020. In previous years, a Holiday Open House for families has been held at the Met. This year, in response to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, a free, all-virtual festival will be presented across five days.

Season 2 Of Internet Sensation ADVENT CAROLNDAR Begins Tomorrow Photo Season 2 Of Internet Sensation ADVENT CAROLNDAR Begins Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020

Advent Carolndar, the absurd musical comedy advent calendar created by Julia Mattison and Joel Waggoner, is back for a rousing second season beginning tomorrow, December 1, 2020

BROADWAY SESSIONS to Re-Air LIFT EVERY VOICE Concert Featuring Laura Osnes, Jawan Jac Photo BROADWAY SESSIONS to Re-Air LIFT EVERY VOICE Concert Featuring Laura Osnes, Jawan Jackson and More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2020

Tune in to watch LIFT EVERY VOICE: A Celebration of our Youth in their Truth a virtual concert on Wednesday, September 23 at 8pm EST, as Broadway's Babies youth from around the globe share their stories, struggles, and joys through song, dance, and spoken word in response to their experiences during the COVID shutdowns and more.

Broadway Catch Up: September 9 - BE MORE CHILL Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE, and Mor Photo Broadway Catch Up: September 9 - BE MORE CHILL Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 9, 2020

While Broadway remains shut down, BroadwayWorld is keeping up with your favorite stars and giving you a peek at what they have been up to! Check out yesterday's highlights from some of your favorites, including a Be More Chill reunion, a reunion of former Rent cast members, and more!

VIDEO: Watch a BE MORE CHILL Reunion on Stars in the House Photo VIDEO: Watch a BE MORE CHILL Reunion on Stars in the House
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

Stars in the House continues tonight (9:30pm) with a BE MORE CHILL Reunion with Joe Iconis, George Salazar, Will Roland, Jason Tam, Britton Smith, Tiffany Mann, Katie Carlson, Lauren Marcus, Gerard Canonico, Jason SweetTooth Williams, Cameron Bond, Troy Iwata, Talia Suskauer, Joel Waggoner and Stephanie Hsu. 

Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, August 25- with Patrick Page, Kerry Butler, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Tuesday, August 25- with Patrick Page, Kerry Butler, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2020

Today (August 25) in live streaming: the premiere episode of Next Year, Some Year, the Schuyler Sisters unite for Latino Victory Fund, and so much more!

Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Adam Pascal, Alice Lee and More Join BROADWAY BUSKER Photo Alice Ripley, J. Robert Spencer, Adam Pascal, Alice Lee and More Join BROADWAY BUSKERS Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2020

The Times Square Alliance has announced performers for the next slate of Broadway Buskers concerts through the month of September. Kicking things off, the August 18th performance will feature a Next to Normal  mini-reunion with performances from both Alice Ripley and J. Robert Spencer!

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: June 20-21- with Jessie Mueller, Tonya Pinkins and More Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: June 20-21- with Jessie Mueller, Tonya Pinkins and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2020

This weekend (June 19) in live streaming: Jessie Mueller sings with Seth Rudetsky, and so much more!

Laura Osnes, Jawan Jackson and More to be Featured in LIFT EVERY VOICE: A Celebration Photo Laura Osnes, Jawan Jackson and More to be Featured in LIFT EVERY VOICE: A Celebration of Our Youth in Their Truth
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2020

Tune in to watch LIFT EVERY VOICE: A Celebration of our Youth in their Truth, a virtual concert on Monday June 22nd at 7pm EST, as Broadway's Babies youth from around the globe share their stories, struggles, and joys through song, dance, and spoken word in response to their experiences during the COVID shutdowns and more.

Final SONGS FOR OUR CITY Concert to be Presented on June 21 Photo Final SONGS FOR OUR CITY Concert to be Presented on June 21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2020

Tituss Burgess, Toby Marlow and Lucy Moss, Andrew Lippa, and Adam Feldman will judge the livestreamed final concert of the Times Square Alliance's new songwriting challenge, Songs for Our City, on June 21, 2020.

BWW Feature: Elizabeth Ward Land Releases Quarantine Music Video Of STILL WITHIN THE  Photo BWW Feature: Elizabeth Ward Land Releases Quarantine Music Video Of STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE In Broadway World Exclusive
by Stephen Mosher - Jun 12, 2020

Elizabeth Ward Land Releases Quarantine Music Video Of STILL WITHIN THE SOUND OF MY VOICE In Broadway World Exclusive

Times Square Alliance Commissions New Original Music From Artists Impacted By Pandemi Photo Times Square Alliance Commissions New Original Music From Artists Impacted By Pandemic
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2020

The Times Square Alliance announced today the first ever Songs for Our City, a songwriting challenge commissioning new original music from Broadway actors and composers in response to the current COVID-19 crisis, in order to both support artists during this time and provide a unique and interactive way for audiences to enjoy new music while in-person events are on pause.

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