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Laura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck, Kate Baldwin, and More to Take the Stage at Feinstein's/5 Photo Laura Osnes & Tony Yazbeck, Kate Baldwin, and More to Take the Stage at Feinstein's/54 Below in October
by Julie Musbach - Sep 28, 2018

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Newsies National Tour Cast To Reunite At Feinstein's/54 Below Photo Newsies National Tour Cast To Reunite At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Julie Musbach - Sep 27, 2018

On October 8th, cast members from the national tour of Newsies will reunite on the stage of Feinstein's/54 Below to present the 3rd annual The Newsboys' Variety Show. Audiences can expect to be dazzled by a variety of musical styles, dancing, and other special talents on display.

BWW Interview: Minneapolis' Huxley Westemeier Joining Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK Photo BWW Interview: Minneapolis' Huxley Westemeier Joining Cast of SCHOOL OF ROCK
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Mar 8, 2018

Meet Minneapolis' newest Broadway actor, 10-year-old Huxley Westemeier, who is going on the national tour of SCHOOL OF ROCK in 6 Questons & a Plug.

SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour Announces New Casting Photo SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour Announces New Casting
by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2018

Andrew Lloyd Webber's smash hit School of Rock - The Musical will welcome eight new cast members to the national tour on Tuesday, March 13, 2018. Rocking their way across the country will be Alyssa Emily Marvin as Marcy, Grier Burke as Tomika, Vincent Molden as Zack, Huxley Westemeier as Billy and Iara Nemirovsky as Summer. Jack Suarez Kimmel, Cameron Trueblood and Jesse Sparks will join the kid's ensemble. Headshots of the newest students at Horace Green can be found here.

BWW Review: National Tour of SCHOOL OF ROCK Bounces Into OKC Broadway Photo BWW Review: National Tour of SCHOOL OF ROCK Bounces Into OKC Broadway
by Ronn Burton - Feb 19, 2018

Nominated for multiple Tony awards when it premiered on Broadway in 2015, the heartfelt and dynamic SCHOOL OF ROCK national tour stops at Oklahoma City's Civic Center Music Hall. Based on the hit movie starring Jack Black, this production strikes the right chord of cheeky humor (for both kids and adults) and earnest sentiment, topped off by a zesty score to keep everything moving. This show is a rollicking delight for the entire family, and a theatrical opportunity not to be missed.

Class in Session This Winter for SCHOOL OF ROCK in St. Louis Photo Class in Session This Winter for SCHOOL OF ROCK in St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber's high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock The Musical is coming to St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre January 16-28!

Class in Session This Winter for SCHOOL OF ROCK in St. Louis Photo Class in Session This Winter for SCHOOL OF ROCK in St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber's high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock The Musical is coming to St. Louis at the Fabulous Fox Theatre January 16-28!

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christ Photo Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special - Dec 1, 2017

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 ...

Tickets for Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK in Houston Are On Sale Now - Full Cast Announce Photo Tickets for Broadway's SCHOOL OF ROCK in Houston Are On Sale Now - Full Cast Announced
by Stephi Wild - Nov 30, 2017

BVA Compass Broadway at the Hobby Center announces that individual tickets for School of Rock The Musical are on sale now. School of Rock The Musical will play The Hobby Center on January 30-February 4, 2018.

BWW Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center Photo BWW Review: SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - Nov 29, 2017

Based on Richard Linklater's 2003 film of the same name, School of Rock follows Dewey Finn, a down-on-his-luck wannabe rock star who poses as a substitute teacher at a prestigious prep school. When he discovers his students' musical talents, he enlists his fifth-graders to form a rock group and conquer the Battle of the Bands.

Rob Colletti to Shred in SCHOOL OF ROCK at Marcus Center This Fall Photo Rob Colletti to Shred in SCHOOL OF ROCK at Marcus Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced casting has been finalized for the national tour of his high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock - The Musical! The tour will make a stop in Milwaukee on November 21-26, 2017.

Rob Colletti to Shred in Chicago When SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Arrives This Fall Photo Rob Colletti to Shred in Chicago When SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber have announced that casting has been finalized for the national tour of the high-octane Broadway and West End hit, SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL.

BWW TV: There's No Way You Can Stop... the SCHOOL OF ROCK Tour! Go Inside Rehearsal! Photo BWW TV: There's No Way You Can Stop... the SCHOOL OF ROCK Tour! Go Inside Rehearsal!
by TV - On the Road - Sep 16, 2017

School of Rock The Musical launches its First National Tour in Rochester, NY, at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre on September 30, 2017. With a team that includes Laurence Connor (Director), Rob Colletti (Dewy), Lexie Dorsett Sharp (Rosalie), Theodora Silverman (Katie), Phoenix Schuman (Zack), John Michael Pitera (Billy) and Ava Briglia (Summer), the company of the tour met the press this week in preparation to rock out on the road and we're taking you behind the scenes below!

Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Touring Company Meets The Press Photo Photo Coverage: SCHOOL OF ROCK Touring Company Meets The Press
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 13, 2017

School of Rock The Musical launches its First National Tour in Rochester, NY, at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre on September 30, 2017. With a team that includes Laurence Connor (Director), Rob Colletti (Dewy), Lexie Dorsett Sharp (Rosalie), Theodora Silverman (Katie), Phoenix Schuman (Zack), John Michael Pitera (Billy) and Ava Briglia (Summer), the company of the tour met the press this week in preparation to rock out on the road. See photos from the event below!

Rob Colletti to Shred in Chicago When SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Arrives This Fall Photo Rob Colletti to Shred in Chicago When SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber have announced that casting has been finalized for the national tour of the high-octane Broadway and West End hit, SCHOOL OF ROCK - THE MUSICAL.

Rob Colletti to Shred in SCHOOL OF ROCK at Marcus Center This Fall Photo Rob Colletti to Shred in SCHOOL OF ROCK at Marcus Center This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced casting has been finalized for the national tour of his high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock - The Musical! The tour will make a stop in Milwaukee on November 21-26, 2017.

Stick it to the Man! Rob Colletti to Lead SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour; Full Cast Ann Photo Stick it to the Man! Rob Colletti to Lead SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced casting for the national tour of his high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock - The Musical! The tour will launch in Rochester, NY, at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre in September 2017.

Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins today, June 23 at 1:30PM.

Paper Mill's MARY POPPINS to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a special Autism-Friendly performance of its hit musical Mary Poppins on Friday, June 23 at 1:30PM.

BWW Review: Magical and Marvelous-MARY POPPINS at Paper Mill Playhouse through 6/25
by Marina Kennedy - May 31, 2017

The Paper Mill Playhouse production of Mary Poppins is marvelous. Directed by the theatre's Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee, choreographed by Denis Jones, and with musical direction by Meg Zervoulis, the show delivers an experience that will affirm your love for musical theatre.

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