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Jonah Platt is a multi-platform creator and performer, working across many aspects of the entertainment industry. Recent directing credits include IAMA Theater Company's Broadway Backwards and the critically lauded production of DOG SEES GOD: CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE BLOCKHEAD at The Blank Theater ... (read more)
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Jonah Platt is a multi-platform creator and performer, working across many aspects of the entertainment industry. Recent directing credits include IAMA Theater Company's Broadway Backwards and the critically lauded production of DOG SEES GOD: CONFESSIONS OF A TEENAGE BLOCKHEAD at The Blank Theater ... (read more)
MOSTLY NEW MUSICALS Will Feature A World Premiere Song By Marc Cherry And Gregory NaboursMOSTLY NEW MUSICALS Will Feature A World Premiere Song By Marc Cherry And Gregory Nabours
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

Feinstein's at Vitello's newest monthly series debuts Monday 9.9.19 with the music of Gregory Nabours; including a world premiere collaboration with Marc Cherry, creator of the Emmy Award winning DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES! The evening will also feature other world premieres, plus songs from Gregory's musicals THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS, MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL, MASQUE OF THE RED DEATH, DOWN TO THE DARKNESS, and more! (more...)

Feinstein's At Vitello's Kicks Off MOSTLY NEW MUSICALS With Gregory NaboursFeinstein's At Vitello's Kicks Off MOSTLY NEW MUSICALS With Gregory Nabours
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

Feinstein's at Vitello's has announced a new monthly series featuring a diverse array of new musicals in concert in the heart of Studio City. Each month will showcase the work of one writer or writing team, or present a new musical in concert! (more...)

Feinstein's at Vitello's Announces Concert Series Featuring New Musicals, Starting With Gregory NaboursFeinstein's at Vitello's Announces Concert Series Featuring New Musicals, Starting With Gregory Nabours
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

On Monday, September 9th, 2019 Feinstein's at Vitello's will kick off a brand new concert series: Feinstein's Presents mostly NEW musicals, with LA's own award-winning Gregory Nabours! Mostly NEW musicals will showcase the most exciting new musical theatre writers and composers from across the country in the heart of Studio City, Feinstein's at Vitello's! Co-produced and curated by amy francis schott, producer of the long-running cabaret series (mostly)musicals, each event will present a new musical in concert, or explore the work of one writer or writing team! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal With the Cast Of A Little New Music's 20th EditionPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal With the Cast Of A Little New Music's 20th Edition
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2019

Broadway's next generation comes to LA in A Little New Music's 20th concert of new musical theatre songs in The Sorting Room's 2019 Summer Series at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on June 26th at 7:00 pm. Kathy Deitch (B'way WICKED, FOOTLOOSE) will host. Multiple LA Ovation Award-winning composer Gregory Nabours (THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS, MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL) returns as music director, leading the ALNM band. Ticket availability is extremely limited, but there will be a waitlist. Scroll down for photos of the cast in rehearsal. (more...)

Broadway's Kathy Deitch Will Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC At The WallisBroadway's Kathy Deitch Will Host A LITTLE NEW MUSIC At The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Broadway's next generation comes to LA with featured performances by Jonah Platt (B'way: WICKED, "JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Live"), Olivier Award nominee April Nixon (B'way SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE, TOMMY), and Carrie Manolakos (B'way: MAMMA MIA) in A Little New Music's 20th concert of new musical theatre songs in The Sorting Room's 2019 Summer Series at The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on June 26th at 7:00 p.m.  Kathy Deitch (B'way WICKED, FOOTLOOSE) will host. Multiple LA Ovation Award-winning composer Gregory Nabours (THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS, MARILYN! THE NEW MUSICAL) returns as music director, leading the ALNM band. (more...)

LA's Next Great Stage Star Musical Theatre Competition Announces AuditionsLA's Next Great Stage Star Musical Theatre Competition Announces Auditions
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Creator, Director and Executive Producer Michael Sterling, along with Co-Executive Producer Barbara Van Orden and Associate Producer Peter Welkin have announced that auditions for LA's Next Great Stage Star 2019 Presented by Princess Cruises will take place Saturday, April 20th and Saturday April 27th between 11am and 6 :00 pm in North Hollywood, CA at Madilyn Clark Studios. The critically acclaimed Broadway Musical Theatre competition will be presented as a series of six 1:00 pm Sunday matinees at the historic El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District beginning May 26th and continuing through June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th, and June 23rd, ending with the Grand Finale on June 30th, thus marking the event's 13th consecutive anniversary year. (more...)

Auditions Announced For LA's Next Great Stage Star 2019 Presented By Princess CruisesAuditions Announced For LA's Next Great Stage Star 2019 Presented By Princess Cruises
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019

Creator, Director and Executive Producer Michael Sterling, along with Co-Executive Producer Barbara Van Orden and Associate Producer Peter Welkin have announced that auditions for LA's Next Great Stage Star 2019 Presented by Princess Cruises will take place Saturday, April 20th and Saturday April 27th between 11am and 6 :00 pm in North Hollywood, CA at Madilyn Clark Studios. The critically acclaimed Broadway Musical Theatre competition will be presented as a series of six 1:00 pm Sunday matinees at the historic El Portal Theatre in North Hollywood's NoHo Arts District beginning May 26th and continuing through June 2nd, June 9th, June 16th, and June 23rd, ending with the Grand Finale on June 30th, thus marking the event's 13th consecutive anniversary year. (more...)

Carrie Manolakos Joins Cast of UMPO: STRANGER THINGS Extended RunCarrie Manolakos Joins Cast of UMPO: STRANGER THINGS Extended Run
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

By popular demand Rockwell Table & Stage has extended the run of the 'Unauthorized Musical Parody of Stranger Things' now set for 4 days a week in February and Thursday and Friday for the first three weeks of March at Rockwell with new cast addition of the incomparable talent of Carrie Manolakos joining the ensemble. (more...)

New Musical Podcast Announced From ASCAP Award Winner Brett RybackNew Musical Podcast Announced From ASCAP Award Winner Brett Ryback
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Musical theatre writer/performer, Brett Ryback (Passing Through, Murder for Two) has teamed with former Nickelodeon songwriters Matt Sav and Jeff Luppino-Esposito to develop a narrative musical podcast titled In Strange Woods, to be released later this year. (more...)

Los Angelenos Get Exclusive First Look At IRENA SENDLER: A MUSICALLos Angelenos Get Exclusive First Look At IRENA SENDLER: A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2019

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, the Jewish Community Foundation and 3G@LAMOTH present an exclusive first look at the new musical 'Irena Sendler: A Musical,' the inspiring yet little-known story of Polish social worker Irena Sendler, today, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 27, at 1 p.m. at Temple Emanuel. Proceeds benefit Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 1/20/2019Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 1/20/2019
by BWW - Jan 20, 2019

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2019 for Los Angeles (more...)

Jonah Platt Directs Carrie Manolakos in Reading of IRENA by Megan Cavallari & Kait KerriganJonah Platt Directs Carrie Manolakos in Reading of IRENA by Megan Cavallari & Kait Kerrigan
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2019

Carrie Manolakos stars in the title role of this first-look benefit performance of IRENA, a new musical by Megan Cavallari (The Game, Hot Shoe Shuffle) and Kait Kerrigan (The Mad Ones, The Bad Years), directed by Jonah Platt (Dog Sees God) at Temple Emanuel Beverly Hills on January 26th (7pm) & 27th (1pm). Proceeds from the event will go toward the Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.1 (more...)

Los Angelenos Get Exclusive First Look At IRENA SENDLER: A MUSICALLos Angelenos Get Exclusive First Look At IRENA SENDLER: A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2019

Temple Emanuel of Beverly Hills, the Jewish Community Foundation and 3G@LAMOTH present an exclusive first look at the new musical 'Irena Sendler: A Musical,' the inspiring yet little-known story of Polish social worker Irena Sendler, on Saturday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 27, at 1 p.m. at Temple Emanuel. Proceeds benefit Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust. (more...)

Additional Rotating Cast Announced For Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIMAdditional Rotating Cast Announced For Barrow Street Theatricals' NASSIM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through the end of January for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian. Joining the production will be: (more...)

Jonah Platt, Susan Pourfar, Natalie Walker And More Announced For NASSIMJonah Platt, Susan Pourfar, Natalie Walker And More Announced For NASSIM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2019

Barrow Street Theatricals announced today the rotating cast of guest actors through next weekend for the American premiere of the Nassim Soleimanpour and Bush Theatre production of NASSIM by celebrated Iranian playwright Nassim Soleimanpour (White Rabbit Red Rabbit), featuring direction by Omar Elerian. Joining the production will be: (more...)

BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at STARRING BUFFALOBWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at STARRING BUFFALO
by Michael Rabice - Oct 22, 2018

Youth, ingenuity, and courage can be held responsible for Buffalo's latest artistic endeavor, STARRING BUFFALO. This new production company has creatively brought the concert musical to the Queen City and in it's inaugural production of Alan Menken and Steven Schwartz's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, they got off to a flying start. (more...)

Ben Fankhauser Will Lead Starring Buffalo's HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAMEBen Fankhauser Will Lead Starring Buffalo's HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Broadway's Ben Fankhauser (Newsies, Spring Awakening - Tour) will play Quasimodo in Starring Buffalo's upcoming concerts of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, joining previously announced cast members Dan'yelle Williamson (Memphis, Rocky the Musical) as Esmeralda, Jonah Platt (Wicked, Jesus Christ Superstar - Live) as Phoebus, Devin Ilaw (Les Miserables, Miss Saigon) as Clopin, and Keith Ersing (Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra's Fiddler on The Roof) as Frollo. They will team with celebrated Buffalo actors Leah Berst, Charmagne Chi, Arianne Davidow, Matthew Iwanski-Jackson, Dudney Joseph, Ben Michael Moran, Katy Miner, Raphael Santos, and over 100 other contributing Western New York professional and student artists to create an unforgettable theatrical experience. (more...)

The Foundation For New American Musicals Presents THE MOLLYHOUSE In A Special Staged ReadingThe Foundation For New American Musicals Presents THE MOLLYHOUSE In A Special Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

The Foundation for New American Musicals invites you to join us on Sunday, October 14 in a beautiful garden setting for a one-time only staged reading event of an exciting and timely new musical, THE MOLLYHOUSE, by Richard Hanson (book and lyrics) and Divya Maus (music). (more...)

Jonah Platt Will Play Dean Dillon In New Musical TENNESSEE WHISKEYJonah Platt Will Play Dean Dillon In New Musical TENNESSEE WHISKEY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2018

Star of stage and screen, Jonah Platt has signed on to play Country Songwriter Hall of Famer, Dean Dillon, in the upcoming musical Tennessee Whiskey The Musical: The Story of Dean Dillon, written by Dewey Moss featuring the songs of Mr. Dillon. (more...)

Casting Announced For GRAND HOTEL at Reprise 2.0Casting Announced For GRAND HOTEL at Reprise 2.0
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

REPRISE 2.0, led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson, presented in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, performing at UCLA Freud Playhouse, announces casting for Grand Hotel performing October 24 to November 4, as well as a new 2-show FlexPass for $99, now on sale at Reprise2.org and by phone at 866-811-4111. (more...)

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