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Broadway/tour: Wicked in Chicago, Les Miserables (Madame Thenardier). Off-Broadway: People Be Heard, Playwrights Horizons. Regional: Himself and Nora, Old Globe; Married Alive!, American Heartland Theatre; The Wizard of Oz, Syracuse Stage; more than 50 productions in Chicago including Peter Pan ... (read more)
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Broadway/tour: Wicked in Chicago, Les Miserables (Madame Thenardier). Off-Broadway: People Be Heard, Playwrights Horizons. Regional: Himself and Nora, Old Globe; Married Alive!, American Heartland Theatre; The Wizard of Oz, Syracuse Stage; more than 50 productions in Chicago including Peter Pan ... (read more)
Photo Flash: ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS at the East Sonora TheaterPhoto Flash: ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS at the East Sonora Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2017

Closing SRT's 2017 Season is a contemporary musical about cynicism, belief, and the real meaning of Christmas. Another Night Before Christmas, plays December 1-23, 2017, at the East Sonora Theatre. Called 'roaringly funny, 'thoughtful', and 'perfect for a night out before Christmas', this show has a book and lyrics by Sean Grennan and music by Leah Okimoto. Grennan began writing for theatre as co-librettist (with his wife, Kathy Santen) for the musical Phantom of the Country Palace. Working as librettist and lyricist with composer Leah Okimoto, their work includes the musicals Married Alive!, A Dog's Life, and Another Night Before Christmas, all of which premiered at the American Heartland Theatre led by director Paul Hough. (more...)

Photo Flash: ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS at the East Sonora TheaterPhoto Flash: ANOTHER NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS at the East Sonora Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Closing SRT's 2017 Season is a contemporary musical about cynicism, belief, and the real meaning of Christmas. Another Night Before Christmas, plays December 1-23, 2017, at the East Sonora Theatre. Called 'roaringly funny, 'thoughtful', and 'perfect for a night out before Christmas', this show has a book and lyrics by Sean Grennan and music by Leah Okimoto. Grennan began writing for theatre as co-librettist (with his wife, Kathy Santen) for the musical Phantom of the Country Palace. Working as librettist and lyricist with composer Leah Okimoto, their work includes the musicals Married Alive!, A Dog's Life, and Another Night Before Christmas, all of which premiered at the American Heartland Theatre led by director Paul Hough. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE TIN WOMAN Celebrates Chicago Premiere at Theatre at the Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Audiences and critics filled the house for the Opening Night of The Tin Woman at Theatre at the Center (TATC) on Sunday, July 16. This was the Chicagoland premiere of Sean Grennan's newest play starring Erin Noel Grennan in the lead role. The Jeff Recommended play The Tin Woman continues its run at TATC through August 13. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening festivities below! (more...)

Get into the Christmas Spirit with the West End on the Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2016

The West End is coming to Bridge House Theatre this Christmas with the UK premiere of the festive musical Another Night Before Christmas. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long-Running Hits - WICKED
by BWW Special Coverage - Jul 28, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With several weeks until the craziness begins, there is plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's occupied theaters . BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's WICKED below! (more...)

From Dastardly to Demure, Resolute to Revolutionary, BWW Profiles LES MISERABLES' Standout Roles
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 23, 2014

In honor of Les Miserables' opening tonight, BroadwayWord brings you the actors who've taken on the many complex and vocally challenging roles of Victor Hugo's world, from the unscrupulous Thenardiers to innocent Cosette, or principled Javert against the compassionate and strong-willed Jean Valjean. From Fantine and Eponine, unfortunate in life and romance, to Enjolras and Marius, the fiery young leaders of the French Revolution. (more...)

1ST AND TEN Receives Workshop at Mariott Theatre, 3/8-3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2010

Illinois' Marriott Theatre will workshop a new musical by composer David Kreppel and lyricist Sean Grennan titled, 1ST AND TEN from March 8-9. (more...)

My Times Square: A Big Apple Love Letter - Part 2
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 9, 2008

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Matt Bogart and Kate Shindle Star in Jonathan Brielle's 'Himself and Nora' in San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2005

San Diego - The Old Globe is pleased to present the world-premiere musical Himself and Nora, by Jonathan Brielle (composer and co-lyricist) and Sheila Walsh (author and co-lyricist), directed by Globe Associate Artist Joseph Hardy and Jeff Calhoun. This fascinating new piece about James Joyce and his relationship with his lover and 'muse' Nora Barnacle runs in the Old Globe Theatre March 16 through April 24 (press opening: March 24). (more...)