VIDEO: First Look at KALEVALA, The Upcoming Musical Inspired By The Finnish National EpicVIDEO: First Look at KALEVALA, The Upcoming Musical Inspired By The Finnish National Epic
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2019

The creative team of Kalevala the Musical has launched a mesmerizing promotional video highlighting their cast, production, and concept inspired by the national epic poem of Finland. Kalevala The Musical is a story of ancient legends, told by the spirits of the haunted forest of Kalevala. Passed down from generation to generation, these tales were collected in a book of poems by Elias Lonnrot in 1835, widely cherished across the world. Kalevala has been a source of inspiration to many fantasy authors, including J.R.R. Tolkien. (more...)

Photo Flash: Johanna Telander's KALEVALA THE MUSICAL Concert Comes to The Scandinavia HousePhoto Flash: Johanna Telander's KALEVALA THE MUSICAL Concert Comes to The Scandinavia House
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018

Kristi Roosmaa, Nicole Corris with Corris Line Productions, and Maija Anttila with Soulgaze Films presented a sold out concert performance of Kalevala the Musical, composed by Johanna Telander at the Scandinavia House in New York. (more...)

KALEVALA The Musical In Concert Comes to NYCKALEVALA The Musical In Concert Comes to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

Maija Anttila, Nicole Corris and Kristi Roosmaa, a powerful, all female driven team, are producing a concert performance featuring samples from an upcoming production of KALEVALA the musical, composed by Johanna Telander. The concert will take place March 5th, 2018 at 7pm at the SCANDINAVIA HOUSE. 58 PARK AVENUE, NEW YORK, NY 10016. (more...)

Photo Flash: Johanna Telander's KALEVALA THE MUSICAL ConcertPhoto Flash: Johanna Telander's KALEVALA THE MUSICAL Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

KALEVALA The Musical is a story of ancient legends told by the spirits of the haunted forest of Kalevala. The musical is adapted from materials of the national epic poem of Finland. Among others, the author of The Lord of the Rings Trilogy and The Hobbit, J.R.R.Tolkien has acknowledged the direct influence of Kalevala in his works. The story has been set to an ethereal yet powerful pop, folk, and world music score written by Johanna Telander. The concert will feature performances from composer Johanna Telander, Raissa Katona Bennett (The Phantom of the Opera), Omer Shaish (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), and acclaimed Finnish actress Reeta Vestman, along with Mary Baron, Nicole Corris, Kelly Delaveris, Jennifer Hiemstra, Natsuko Hirano, Markus Kaitila, John Koski, Kristi Roosmaa, Catrina Teruel, and Amanda Yachechak. The band includes David Fletcher, Carol Ma, Arei Sekiguchi, and Christopher Telander, with musical direction by Sean Ferguson. (more...)

Maija Anttila With Soulgaze Films Presents KALEVALA The Musical In ConcertMaija Anttila With Soulgaze Films Presents KALEVALA The Musical In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2018

Maija Anttila with Soulgaze Films presents a concert performance featuring samples from an upcoming production of KALEVALA the Musical, composed by Johanna Telander. The concert, which will take place January 6th, 2018 at 7pm at St. Peter's Episcopal Church (346 W 20th St. New York, NY 10011), is an introduction to the music from KALEVALA the Musical. An official staged reading will follow in the spring of 2018. (more...)

Maija Anttila With Soulgaze Films Presents KALEVALA The Musical In ConcertMaija Anttila With Soulgaze Films Presents KALEVALA The Musical In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2017

Maija Anttila with Soulgaze Films presents a concert performance featuring samples from an upcoming production of KALEVALA the Musical, composed by Johanna Telander. The concert, which will take place January 6th, 2018 at 7pm at St. Peter's Episcopal Church (346 W 20th St. New York, NY 10011), is an introduction to the music from KALEVALA the Musical. An official staged reading will follow in the spring of 2018. (more...)

Playhouse on the Square Presents A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2012

A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, by Dean Regan, is a tribute to the life and music of country legend Patsy Cline; from her humble start in the Shenandoah Valley, to the Grand Ole Opry, to the tragic loss of a superstar at a young age. (more...)

Playhouse on the Square Opens A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE Tonight, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2012

A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, by Dean Regan, is a tribute to the life and music of country legend Patsy Cline; from her humble start in the Shenandoah Valley, to the Grand Ole Opry, to the tragic loss of a superstar at a young age. (more...)

Playhouse on the Square Presents A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, 5/11
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

A CLOSER WALK WITH PATSY CLINE, by Dean Regan, is a tribute to the life and music of country legend Patsy Cline; from her humble start in the Shenandoah Valley, to the Grand Ole Opry, to the tragic loss of a superstar at a young age. (more...)