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Photo Flash: Marlo Thomas, Joe DiPietro and More Celebrate Opening of LAST DAYS OF SU Photo Photo Flash: Marlo Thomas, Joe DiPietro and More Celebrate Opening of LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

The new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER opened this past Friday, October 25th to unanimous rave reviews at George Street Playhouse. Under the direction of Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER), LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

BWW Review: LAST DAYS OF SUMMER ‚Ä" The New Musical at George Street Playhouse is a S Photo BWW Review: LAST DAYS OF SUMMER ‚Ä" The New Musical at George Street Playhouse is a Sure-Fire Hit
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 29, 2019

George Street Playhouse (GSP) is kicking off their 2019/2020 Season with a new musical that is a sure-fire hit. 'Last Days of Summer' has everything going for it. The show presents a captivating story, stellar cast, a memorable score, and spirited dance numbers. Directed by Jeff Calhoun, it features a book and lyrics by Steve Kluger with music by Jason Howland.

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Photo VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Stage Tube - Oct 25, 2019

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is October 25th. LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). Get a first look at cast members Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton and more in action!

Exclusive: Get A First Look At Teal Wicks, Bobby Conte Thornton, And More In LAST DAY Photo Exclusive: Get A First Look At Teal Wicks, Bobby Conte Thornton, And More In LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in Rehearsal For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Photo VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in Rehearsal For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is October 25th. LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

Performances Begin Tuesday For New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Photo Performances Begin Tuesday For New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Performances are set to begin this Tuesday, October 15th, with the official Opening Night on October 25th, for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

BWW Interview: Julian Emile Lerner in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playhouse  Photo BWW Interview: Julian Emile Lerner in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playhouse 10/15 to 11/10
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 10, 2019

George Street Playhouse opens their inaugural season at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) with 'Last Days of Summer.' It is based on the contemporary novel by Steve Kluger and directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun with music by Grammy winner Jason Howland. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Julian Emile Lerner who plays Joey Margolis in the show.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playho Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At Rehearsals For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at rehearsals for George Street Playhouse's new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kruger (based on his best-selling novel), and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

VIDEO: Making A "Big" Impact With LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, a New Musical Directed by Jef Photo VIDEO: Making A "Big" Impact With LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, a New Musical Directed by Jeff Calhoun
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019

A new video debuted on YouTube this week featuring LAST DAYS OF SUMMER cast members Danny Binstock and Julian Lerner paying homage to a classic 1980s film.

George Street Playhouse Artistic Director Celebrates Opening Of New Brunswick Perform Photo George Street Playhouse Artistic Director Celebrates Opening Of New Brunswick Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

George Street Playhouse has a new home at the brand new NBPAC (New Brunswick Performing Arts Center) which also serves as the resident home for American Repertory Ballet, Crossroads Theatre Company and the Mason Gross School of the Arts.

Rehearsals Begin Today For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Starring Teal Wicks Photo Rehearsals Begin Today For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Starring Teal Wicks
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Rehearsals are set to begin today (Tuesday) for George Street Playhouse's new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kruger (based on his best-selling novel), and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN).

Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton to Lead George Street's LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Photo Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton to Lead George Street's LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

Last Days of Summera?"a new musical based on the best-selling novel by Steve Klugera?"will kick off the landmark 2019/20 season at George Street Playhouse. This highly anticipated production, directed by Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun (Newsies on Broadway), will star Teal Wicks, following her performance as Lady Cher in Broadway's The Cher Show, and Bobby Conte Thornton, known for A Bronx Tale on Broadway. 

The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Celebrates Pride with Esteban Castillo, Junior Mendez Photo The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Celebrates Pride with Esteban Castillo, Junior Mendez
by Broadwaysted - Jun 28, 2019

This week the Broadwaysted Crew is celebrating PRIDE month with queer performer Esteban Castillo and queer artistperformer Junior Mendez! We're pouring out Milagro tequila, Bar Hill gin, and making 'Old Hattans' with Van Brunt Stillhouse Whiskey as we spill about great LGBTQ representation in musical theatre, chat about the reaction to Taylor Swift's new song, and dive into the unique history of Pride month.

Musical Theatre Factory Announces RECLAIMING OUR TIME,  Celebrating MTF's People Of C Photo Musical Theatre Factory Announces RECLAIMING OUR TIME, Celebrating MTF's People Of Color Roundtable
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

To celebrate the work of MTF's People of Color Roundtable on Monday May 20th, Musical Theatre Factory will present a one night only evening of new musical theatre works by and for people of color. These electrifying, witty, powerful, complex and poignant songs explore a range of stories told by the ones who are meant to tell it- songs about matters pertaining to race and just plain ol' humanity! Curated by Natasha Sinha and Ianne Fields Stewart. Reclaiming Our Time will take place at Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette St) on Monday, May 20 at 7pm. Tickets are $25 and are available at mtf.nyc/events.

TheaterWorksUSA Returns to New York with Shows for Young Audiences Photo TheaterWorksUSA Returns to New York with Shows for Young Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

For over 50 years TheaterWorksUSA has presented family-friendly adaptations of celebrated books on stages across the country. This fall, TheaterWorksUSA will be offering its trademark brand of quality entertainment in New York as they partner with BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center (199 Chambers St, New York, NY 10007) to present four shows based on beloved children's books Charlotte's Web, Pete the Cat, Dragons Love Tacos & The Magic School Bus: Lost in the Solar System.

Photo Flash: First Look at JUNIE B.'S ESSENTIAL SURVIVAL GUIDE TO SCHOOL, Opening Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

This summer Theatreworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences, presents the Off-Broadway Premiere of Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School. Performances began Wednesday July 20th at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets). The Annual Opening Night Benefit is tonight, July 27th (6:30 PM). This limited Off-Broadway engagement will continue through August 19th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Junie B. Jones Brings 'SURVIVAL GUIDE' Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2016

This summer Theatreworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences, will present the Off-Broadway Premiere of Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School.

Junie B. Jones Brings 'SURVIVAL GUIDE' Off-Broadway This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

This summer Theatreworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences, will present the Off-Broadway Premiere of Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School.

Theatreworks USA Presents Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

This summer Theatreworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences, will present the Off-Broadway Premiere of Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School. Thanks to the generosity of corporations, foundations, and donors, Theatreworks USA  will be able to send over 12,000 underserved youth to the theatre for FREE!

Junie B. Jones Brings 'SURVIVAL GUIDE' Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

This summer Theatreworks USA, the nation's leading not-for-profit professional theatre for young audiences, will present the Off-Broadway Premiere of Junie B.'s Essential Survival Guide to School.

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