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Bio:
Credits include the Broadway production of A Christmas Story, the Musical! (Ralphie); the national tour of A Christmas Story, the Musical! (Insistent Boy); She Loves Me (Arpad), The Music Man (Winthrop), For the Boys (Danny), and Mary Poppins (Michael) at The Marriott Theatre, Chicago; Second Hand ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Credits include the Broadway production of A Christmas Story, the Musical! (Ralphie); the national tour of A Christmas Story, the Musical! (Insistent Boy); She Loves Me (Arpad), The Music Man (Winthrop), For the Boys (Danny), and Mary Poppins (Michael) at The Marriott Theatre, Chicago; Second Hand ... (read complete bio)
BWW Blog: Goodbye December, Christmas is Gone Photo BWW Blog: Goodbye December, Christmas is Gone
by Student Blogger: Kyle Morales - Jan 4, 2021

Student blogger Kyle Morales got to chat with former A Christmas Story cast members Johnny Rabe, Jeremy Todd Shinder, and Jack Mastrianni.

Broadway Rewind: A CHRISTMAS STORY Arrives on Broadway! Photo Broadway Rewind: A CHRISTMAS STORY Arrives on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 23, 2020

Today we rewind to 2012, when A Christmas Story was celebrating opening night on Broadway at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, where it played for 51 performances.

Passion Projects Theatre Company Presents INTO THE WOODS Photo Passion Projects Theatre Company Presents INTO THE WOODS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2020

Passion Projects Theatre Company will present Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's INTO THE WOODS for live audiences at the Wing Park Bandshell in Elgin, Illinois October 9th-11th, 2020.

BWW TV: Celebrate A CHRISTMAS STORY's Anniversary With a Look Back at Opening Night! Photo BWW TV: Celebrate A CHRISTMAS STORY's Anniversary With a Look Back at Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2019

Ralphie is coming to the rescue because it's the the seventh anniversary of A Christmas Story The Musical coming to Broadway! To celebrate us counting down to Christmas, we're looking back at the show's opening night at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, with the official Broadway debut of the now Oscar, Tony, and Grammy-winning songwriting duo of Benj Pasek and Justin Paul. Check out this video to see the pair alongside John Bolton, Dan Lauria, Erin Dilly, and more!

Photo Flash: CAST PARTY And Max Von Essen Celebrate At Birdland Photo Photo Flash: CAST PARTY And Max Von Essen Celebrate At Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Between Max von Essen's sold out CD release celebration and a talent-packed Cast Party hosted by Jim Caruso, Birdland was the place to be for those with a song in their hearts!

CONTACT HIGH: An Original New Musical Comes to Theater 511 Photo CONTACT HIGH: An Original New Musical Comes to Theater 511
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

CONTACT HIGH, an original new musical with book, music and lyrics by Kyle Reid Hass and Jeremy Swanton is slated for a limited engagement run August 15th a?" September 7th at Theater 511, 511 West 54th Street. The official press opening night is on Thursday, August 22nd. Mr. Hass also directs the production. CONTACT HIGH tells the compelling story of the unlikely friendship between two high school seniors: Jean Simon - a drug dealer and recovering heroin addict and Haley Walter Keys - a misunderstood teen genius with a severe phobia of physical human contact. The production draws its inspiration from the teen angst musicals that got the creators through high school and is a testament to the resilience one can find in the hope of a better tomorrow. www.contacthighmusical.com

CONTACT HIGH: A NEW MUSICAL Announces Full Cast Including Johnny Rabe Photo CONTACT HIGH: A NEW MUSICAL Announces Full Cast Including Johnny Rabe
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

After a successful Chicagoland try out, Kyle Reid Hass and Jeremy Swanton's CONTACT HIGH: A NEW MUSICAL will make its NYC debut at Theater 511 this summer. Previews begin August 15th with an opening night set for August 17th. The run is scheduled through September 7th. 

Applications Are Now Open For 2019 Songbook Academy Photo Applications Are Now Open For 2019 Songbook Academy
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

The Great American Songbook Foundation has launched the nationwide application process for its 2019 Songbook Academy summer intensive, a one-of-a-kind performance program for high school students led by Foundation founder and five-time Grammy Award nominee Michael Feinstein.

Kentucky Teen Claims Top Honors in National Songbook Academy Finals Photo Kentucky Teen Claims Top Honors in National Songbook Academy Finals
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2018

A rising college freshman from Lexington, Ky., earned the top title of Songbook Youth Ambassador at the Saturday finals concert to cap the weeklong Songbook Academyยฎ, the nation's only youth music intensive focused on the timeless popular standards of jazz, Broadway and Hollywood.

Songbook Academy Announces 2018 Finalists Photo Songbook Academy Announces 2018 Finalists
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2018

They rank among the top high school-age vocalists in the nation, hailing from Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Chicago, Cincinnati, New York City, Washington, D.C., and right here in central Indiana. For one week this summer, they will experience a rigorous, exciting, expert-led introduction to the world of professional performing arts.

Broadway In Chicago Announces Nominees For Illinois High School Musical Theatre Award Photo Broadway In Chicago Announces Nominees For Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce the twenty-four students nominated for Best Actor and Best Actress, and nominees for Best Production presented by Guardian Music Travel, Best Direction and Best Scenic Design presented by SPL for the seventh annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards. The nominees (12 young actors and 12 young actresses), selected after evaluating 80 productions across the state of Illinois, have been invited to participate in the Awards program, which will be held at the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 6:30PM and hosted by NBC 5 entertainment reporter LeeAnn Trotter. Sponsored by NBC 5, the Illinois chapter of The Jimmy Awards (National High School Musical Theatre Awards) serves as an annual national celebration of outstanding achievement in musical theater performance by high school students.

Performers From NEWSIES, K-POP Round Out Cast Of FULL CAPACITY at 54 Below Photo Performers From NEWSIES, K-POP Round Out Cast Of FULL CAPACITY at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2018

Andy Richardson (Newsies on Broadway, Kinky Boots National Tour) and Cathy Ang (K-Pop at Ars Nova) will join "Full Capacity: The Work of Hass & Swanton" at Feinstein's/54 Below. Also new to the cast are Samantha Williams and Laura Thoresen, joining the previously announced group of Johnny Rabe, Kuhoo Verma, Alex Guhde, Marina Magnelli, Gabriella Marzetta, Martavius Parrish, and Daniel Youngelman.

Stars Of A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL, MONSOON WEDDING Come to 54 Below Photo Stars Of A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL, MONSOON WEDDING Come to 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2018

A Christmas Story the Musical star Johnny Rabe and Monsoon Wedding star Kuhoo Verma will join "Full Capacity: The Work of Hass & Swanton" at Feinstein's/54 Below. The concert will also include performances by Alex Guhde, Marina Magnelli, Gabriella Marzetta, Martavius Parrish, and Daniel Youngelman. Additional casting to be announced at a later date.

From Book to Film to Stage to TV - BWW Traces the Journey of A CHRISTMAS STORY! Photo From Book to Film to Stage to TV - BWW Traces the Journey of A CHRISTMAS STORY!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 15, 2017

As we eagerly await the broadcast of A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing this Sunday, December 17th at 7/6c on FOX, BWW takes a look back at the origins of this classic holiday tale, from book, to movie, to stage to television!

Photo Flash: Inside Opening Night of SHE LOVES ME at Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Set against the lavish backdrop of a 1930s Hungarian perfume shop, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy gem, SHE LOVES ME, continues The Marriott Theatre's 2017 Season, running April 26 through June 18, 2017 with a press opening on Wednesday, May 3 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.

Marriott Theatre presents SHE LOVES ME
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

???????Set against the lavish backdrop of a 1930s Hungarian perfume shop, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy gem, SHE LOVES ME, continues The Marriott Theatre's 2017 Season, running April 26 through June 18, 2017 with a press opening on Wednesday, May 3 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire. Based on Miklos Laszlo's play, Parfumerie, which then became the inspiration for the Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan box office hit, You've Got Mail, SHE LOVES ME features a soaring score by Tony Award-winning composers Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick (Fiddler on the Roof), and book by Joe Masteroff (Cabaret). With musical direction by Matt Deitchman, Marriott Theatre Lead Artistic Director and Jeff Award-winner Aaron Thielen directs and choreographs this euphoric comedy.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At SHE LOVES ME At The Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Marriott Theatre production of SHE LOVES ME! Set against the lavish backdrop of a 1930s Hungarian perfume shop, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy gem, SHE LOVES ME, continues The Marriott Theatre's 2017 Season, running April 26 through June 18, 2017 with a press opening on Wednesday, May 3 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.

Photo Flash: First Look at SHE LOVES ME at Marriott Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

Set against the lavish backdrop of a 1930s Hungarian perfume shop, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy gem, SHE LOVES ME, continues The Marriott Theatre's 2017 Season, running April 26 through June 18, 2017 with a press opening on Wednesday, May 3 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.

SHE LOVES ME Will Waft Into The Marriott Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????Set against the lavish backdrop of a 1930s Hungarian perfume shop, the Tony Award-winning musical comedy gem, SHE LOVES ME, continues The Marriott Theatre's 2017 Season, running April 26 through June 18, 2017 with a press opening on Wednesday, May 3 at 8 p.m. at 10 Marriott Drive, Lincolnshire.

Photo Coverage: Danai Gurira & More Arrive on the Opening Night Red Carpet for ECLIPSED!
by Walter McBride - Mar 7, 2016

The new American play Eclipsed by Danai Gurira, starring Academy Award winner Lupita Nyong'o, officially opened last night, March 6th, 2016 on Broadway at the Golden Theatre (252 W. 45th Street). The play also stars Pascale Armand, Akosua Busia, Zainab Jah and Saycon Sengbloh and is directed by Liesl Tommy. BroadwayWorld was there for the special night and you can check out photos from the red carpet arrivals below!

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