Photo Flash: First Look THE GIANT HOAX at Theatre Row Photo Flash: First Look THE GIANT HOAX at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

Marking the 150th anniversary of 'the biggest hoax in history,' IndieWorks Theatre Company, Inc., in association with Visceral Entertainment, presents The Giant Hoax a new musical based upon the true(?) story of New York's famous Cardiff Giant, with book, music and lyrics by Kit Goldstein Grant, choreography by Molly Model, music direction by Jonathon Lynch and orchestrations by Mark Brymer. Christopher Michaels directs a cast of 13, including Paul Aguirre*, Mary Albert, Henry Fin Berry, Greg Carter*, Sarah Chiu, Yvette Monique Clark*, Jianzi Colón-Soto, Daniel Moser*, Robyne Parrish*, Kevin Riddagh, Staci Stout, Ben Tostado*, and Forest VanDyke*. Sixteen performances will be staged on a varying scheduling at Theatre Row's Theatre One (formerly The Lion Theatre) 410 West 42nd Street in New York City from November 19-December 7, 2019. The Giant Hoax is recommended for ages six and up. (more...)

IN THE WORKS to be Presented at the Duplex IN THE WORKS to be Presented at the Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

In The Works is be presented monthly and feature three composers or composer teams, each presenting about 20 minutes of new material. This month features the works of composers: Seth Christenfeld, Sophie Danis Oberfield & Fernanda Douglas, and Kyle Segar & David Kornfeld. Special Guest: Amy Engelhardt. Hosted by: Thomas Honeck. (more...)

Historian Ben West Heads To DC For Two-Part Lecture Series Historian Ben West Heads To DC For Two-Part Lecture Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

UnsungMusicalsCo. heads to Washington, D.C. where Show Time! creator Ben West will give a two-part lecture series for The Library of Congress entitled Diversity and the Birth of Broadway. (more...)

THE GIANT HOAX Comes to Theatre Row THE GIANT HOAX Comes to Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Marking the 150th anniversary of a?oethe biggest hoax in history,a?? IndieWorks Theatre Company, Inc., in association with Visceral Entertainment, presents The Giant Hoax a new musical based upon the true(?) story of New York's famous Cardiff Giant, with book, music and lyrics by Kit Goldstein Grant. Christopher Michaels directs a cast of 13, including Paul Aguirre*, Mary Albert, Henry Fin Berry, Greg Carter*, Sarah Chiu, Yvette Monique Clark*, Jianzi Colón-Soto, Daniel Moser*, Robyne Parrish*, Kevin Riddagh, Staci Stout, Ben Tostado*, and Forest VanDyke*. Sixteen performances will be staged on a varying scheduling at Theatre Row's Theatre One (formerly The Lion Theatre) 410 West 42nd Street in New York City from November 19-December 7, 2019. The Giant Hoax is recommended for ages six and up. (more...)

THE GAY NO MORE TELETHON Comes to The Green Room 42 THE GAY NO MORE TELETHON Comes to The Green Room 42
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

In 2008, Reverend Vernon Jackson's Religious Broadcasting Network in Lynchburg Va. presented 'The Gay No More Telethon'. The goal: raise money to turn as many homosexuals as possible straight by the rapture or the 2014 Winter Olympics. Whichever came first. But now with the trump administration, the Supreme Court and the GOP looking to undo several advances made by the LGBTQ community since then, Reverend Jackson has seen the error of his ways and is touring the country to apologize. (more...)

Russell Fischer And Sierra Rein Join Indieworks Theatre Co's SAXE AND THE CITY Russell Fischer And Sierra Rein Join Indieworks Theatre Co's SAXE AND THE CITY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2019

Russell Fischer (the DooWop Project, Broadway's Jersey Boys) and MAC and Bistro Award winner Sierra Rein have joined the cast of IndieWorks Theatre Company's (Christopher Michaels, Producing Artistic Director), Saxe and the City: The Music & Lyrics of Peter Saxe, with direction by Christopher Michaels and music direction by Jonathon Lynch and Peter Saxe. (more...)

Indieworks Theatre Co Presents Second Show Of Summer Cabaret Series DIRTY LITTLE DITTIES Indieworks Theatre Co Presents Second Show Of Summer Cabaret Series DIRTY LITTLE DITTIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

IndieWorks Theatre Company announces the second show of its Summer Cabaret Series. The cabaret, Dirty Little Ditties, features direction by Christopher Michaels, music direction by Jonathon Lynch, and features additional parody lyrics written by Peter Saxe. (more...)

UnsungMusicalsCo. Announces 2019 Calendar Of Events in NYC, CT, and Washington, DC UnsungMusicalsCo. Announces 2019 Calendar Of Events in NYC, CT, and Washington, DC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

UnsungMusicalsCo. (Ben West, Artistic Director) has announced, today, its Fall 2019 Calendar of Events scheduled at various mid-Atlantic locations. First up is the new documentary musical 45 Minutes from Coontown, which traces the history of black musical theatre and is the second installment in The Show Time! Trilogy; the season continues with Sex, Satire, and Song, an exhibit curated for Yale University; Diversity and the Birth of Broadway, a two-part lecture series for the Library of Congress; and concludes with the new musical revue *The Passing Show of 2019. UMC's 2019 season launched in March with the UMC Writers Lab*. (more...)

THE COMMUTERS (AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES OF TRANSIT) To Be Presented As Part Of Dramatists Guild's Friday Night Footlights Series THE COMMUTERS (AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES OF TRANSIT) To Be Presented As Part Of Dramatists Guild's Friday Night Footlights Series
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2019

An industry reading of new Comedic Horror Musical THE COMMUTERS (AND OTHER CAUTIONARY TALES OF TRANSIT) is to be presented as part of the Dramatic Guild's 'Friday Night Footlights Series' this Friday, February 22nd at 7:30pm. (more...)

Tuck In With A Tasty Post-Thanksgiving Treat at York Theatre Company's TUNE IN TIME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

The York Theatre Company welcomes a special tasty post-Thanksgiving treat with the November installment of the game show for musical theater lovers, Tune in Time. (more...)

TUNE IN TIME to Return with Halloween Show at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

They're baaaaaaaaack! The York Theatre Company welcomes the return engagement of the game show for musical theater lovers, Tune in Time, presented by Amy Engelhardt and Heather Shields. (more...)

Celebrate Pride Month with York Theatre Company's June Installment of TUNE IN TIME
by Marianka Swain - Jun 9, 2016

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Interim Executive Director; David McCoy, Chairman of the Board), celebrates Pride Month with the June installment of the game show for musical theater lovers, TUNE IN TIME, presented by Amy Engelhardt and Heather Shields, hosted by Emily McNamara, with Musical Director Nate Buccieri and annoyingly insistent timekeeper Sheila Head, and featuring celebrity guest judges drag performers Marti Gould Cummings, Judy Darling and Brita Filter, on Monday evening, June 20, 2016 beginning at 7:30 p.m. at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (Citicorp Building, entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

Gallery Players Open THE BAKER'S WIFE Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2015

Gallery Players continues its 48th season with a production of the musical, The Baker's Wife. Based on the film La Femme de Boulanger by Marcel Pagnol and Jean Giono, The Baker's Wife features music and lyrics byStephen Schwartz (Wicked) and a book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler of the Roof). A modern day fable of love that has remained a cult favorite, the musical features the songs 'Meadowlark' and 'Proud Lady,' amongst the many other hidden treasures in this musical. This rarely produced musical will warm the hearts of romantics and cynics alike because this is story is not about true love but about the truth in love and how it shapes us. Directed by Barrie Gelles, The Baker's Wife will open tonight, March 7th at 8pm. (more...)

Gallery Players to Present THE BAKER'S WIFE, Opening 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2015

Gallery Players continues its 48th season with a production of the musical, The Baker's Wife. Based on the film La Femme de Boulanger by Marcel Pagnol and Jean Giono, The Baker's Wife features music and lyrics byStephen Schwartz (Wicked) and a book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler of the Roof). A modern day fable of love that has remained a cult favorite, the musical features the songs 'Meadowlark' and 'Proud Lady,' amongst the many other hidden treasures in this musical. This rarely produced musical will warm the hearts of romantics and cynics alike because this is story is not about true love but about the truth in love and how it shapes us. Directed by Barrie Gelles, The Baker's Wife will open on Saturday, March 7th at 8pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A CHRISTMAS STORY at the Engeman
by Melissa Giordano - Nov 26, 2014

When you see a Christmas show at Northport's John W. Engeman Theatre, you are in for a special treat. The busy street is bustling and the stunning Long Island venue goes all out with the decorations for a festive atmosphere. Their offering this season is fan favorite A Christmas Story based on the 1983 movie. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS STORY at the Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater just opened the musical adaptation of the iconic holiday classic - A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL on Thursday, November 20; the show runs through January 4, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: The John W. Engeman Theater's A CHRISTMAS STORY Opens
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 23, 2014

?The John W. Engeman Theater has just opened the musical adaptation of the iconic holiday classic - A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL on Thursday, Nov. 20, running through January 4, 2015. Below, BroadwayWorld brings photos of the bows and opening night festivities! (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Begins Tonight at The Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the musical adaptation of the iconic holiday classic - A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL. Performances begin tonight, November 20th at 8:00pm and run through January 4, 2015. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Begins 11/20 at The Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the musical adaptation of the iconic holiday classic - A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL. Performances begin on Thursday, November 20th at 8:00pm and run through January 4, 2015. (more...)

Tickets to SPANK! THE FIFTY SHADES PARODY at Terry Theater On Sale 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

SPANK! The Fifty Shades Parody returns to Jacksonville's Times-Union Center's Terry Theater for four performances only from Thursday, November 6th through Saturday, November 8th! Tickets go on sale Friday, August 8th at 10AM through the FSCJ Artist Series, sponsored by Chase, the official presenter of the Jacksonville show. Tickets are $50.00 and can be purchased at www.artistseriesjax.org, (904) 442-2929, and the FSCJ Artist Series Box Office between 10AM-5PM, Monday-Friday. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more at (904) 442-2947 or groupsales@fscj.edu. (more...)

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