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BWW Review: Jason Graae PERFECT HERMANY Tells A Tale of Superlative Art, Music, and F Photo BWW Review: Jason Graae PERFECT HERMANY Tells A Tale of Superlative Art, Music, and Friendship
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 17, 2021

42nd Street Moon and Musical Theatre West have co-produced a fine film of Jason Graae's show about his idol and his friend, everyone's favorite Broadway creator of shows about hope.

Doris Bumpus to Star as Billie Holiday in 42nd Street Moon's LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BA Photo Doris Bumpus to Star as Billie Holiday in 42nd Street Moon's LADY DAY AT EMERSON'S BAR AND GRILL 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021

42nd Street Moon has announced that Doris Bumpus will be starring as the legendary Billie Holiday in the Company’s virtual production of LADY DAY AT EMERSON’S BAR AND GRILL, written by Lanie Robertson.

42nd Street Moon Announces 2021 MoonBeams Series Photo 42nd Street Moon Announces 2021 MoonBeams Series
by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2021

This spring MoonBeams season features a Tony nominated production, stars seen on the Bay Area and Broadway stages, as well as new, never seen before, over the top theatrical numbers that will have audiences singing along at home!

San Francisco Playhouse Becomes the First to Debut Filmed, Fully-Staged AEA Approved  Photo San Francisco Playhouse Becomes the First to Debut Filmed, Fully-Staged AEA Approved On-Demand Performance
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 27, 2020

San Francisco Playhouse is taking the theatre industry into formerly unknown territory after receiving approval from the Actors' Equity Association to film and stream their production of Art by Yasmina Reza on stage at San Francisco Playhouse.

San Francisco Playhouse Announces On-Stage Filming for ART Photo San Francisco Playhouse Announces On-Stage Filming for ART
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 13, 2020

San Francisco Playhouse were given the green light to film their production of Art by Yasmina Reza on stage at San Francisco Playhouse. The announcement makes San Francisco Playhouse one of the first theatres in the United States to get approval for on-stage filming.

San Francisco Playhouse Announces New 2020/21 Season Photo San Francisco Playhouse Announces New 2020/21 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 25, 2020

San Francisco Playhouse announced a re-imagining of its 2020/21 Season, re-focusing their programming on digital formats to serve their community through the coronavirus pandemic.

TheatreWorks Has License To Thrill With Virtual FROM THEATREWORKS WITH LOVE Photo TheatreWorks Has License To Thrill With Virtual FROM THEATREWORKS WITH LOVE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 22, 2020

He may not drive an Aston Martin or work for British Secret Service, but Artistic Director Tim Bond knows a good adventure when he sees one. This Fall, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has a license to thrill with its first-ever virtual celebration From TheatreWorks with Love: A Party with Bonda?? Tim Bond.

Photo Flash: Stephen Schwartz, Andrew Lippa, and More Attend CELEBRATING THEATREWORKS Photo Photo Flash: Stephen Schwartz, Andrew Lippa, and More Attend CELEBRATING THEATREWORKS AT 50
by Stephi Wild - Nov 7, 2019

Stars of stage and screen, playwrights, composers, and supporters of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley came together Saturday, November 2, 2019 to celebrate the acclaimed regional theatre at And the Tony Award Goes To…Celebrating TheatreWorks at 50, a once-in-a-lifetime event honoring the company's half-century and its 2019 Regional Theatre Tony® Award. Some 480 guests attended this extraordinary event which raised nearly $800,000 for TheatreWorks marking it the most attended and most successful fundraiser in the company's history. Guests appropriately gathered in the heart of Silicon Valley at Mountain View's Computer History Museum for cocktails, dinner, and a lively auction, then proceeded to the Mountain View Center for the Performing Arts, where a stellar array of TheatreWorks alumni returned to pay tribute to its history through words and music.

Stephen Schwartz, Andrew Lippa and More Attended 'And the Tony Award Goes To…Celebr Photo Stephen Schwartz, Andrew Lippa and More Attended 'And the Tony Award Goes To…Celebrating TheatreWorks at 50'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2019

Stars of stage and screen, playwrights, composers, and supporters of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley came together Saturday, November 2, 2019 to celebrate the acclaimed regional theatre at And the Tony Award Goes To...Celebrating TheatreWorks at 50, a once-in-a-lifetime event honoring the company's half-century and its 2019 Regional Theatre Tony® Award.

New Dates Announced For 42nd Street Moon's 2019 Fundraiser BROADWAY FLIPPED Photo New Dates Announced For 42nd Street Moon's 2019 Fundraiser BROADWAY FLIPPED
by Alan Henry - Jul 9, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors), currently celebrating its 26th Anniversary in continuous operation, has announced that the Company's fun-filled fundraising cabaret concert, BROADWAY FLIPPED, will now return in an all-new edition on Sunday, September 15 and Monday, September 16 (both at 7:30 p.m.), at the Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111).

42nd Street Moon Presents 2019 Fundraising Cabaret Party BROADWAY FLIPPED Photo 42nd Street Moon Presents 2019 Fundraising Cabaret Party BROADWAY FLIPPED
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 10, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon (Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas, Co-Executive Directors), currently celebrating its 26th Anniversary in continuous operation, has announced that the Company's fun-filled fundraising cabaret concert, BROADWAY FLIPPED, will return in an all-new edition on Sunday, May 12 and Monday, May 13 (both at 7:30 p.m.), at the Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111).

Photo Flash: 42nd Street Moon Presents FIORELLO! Photo Photo Flash: 42nd Street Moon Presents FIORELLO!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Mar 1, 2019

San Francisco's 42nd Street Moon presents its first 2019 production, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical FIORELLO! Based on the life of New York City's legendary mayor Fiorello H. LaGuardia, FIORELLO! features lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, and music by Jerry Bock (SHE LOVES ME, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF) and a book by Jerome Weidman and George Abbott (THE PAJAMA GAME, DAMN YANKEES). 42nd Street Moon's production of FIORELLO! runs from February 27 - March 17, 2019 and will perform at San Francisco's Gateway Theatre (215 Jackson St, San Francisco, CA 94111). The press opening will take place on Saturday, March 2 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $30 - $75 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.

BWW Review: MARY POPPINS at SF Playhouse Photo BWW Review: MARY POPPINS at SF Playhouse
by Steve Murray - Nov 25, 2018

There's magic brewing at the Bank's home on 17 Cherry Tree Lane courtesy of the new enchanting nanny Mary Poppins, who as her name suggests, 'pops in' and 'pops out' of her wards lives in SF Playhouse's delightful production of the award-winning Broadway musical based on the similarly titled Mary Poppins children's books by P. L. Travers and the 1964 Disney film.

San Francisco Playhouse Presents Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS Photo San Francisco Playhouse Presents Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 7, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse celebrates the magic of the holiday season with the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins. Susi Damilano will direct the Playhouse production, with music direction by Katie Coleman and choreography by Kimberly Richards.

Casting Announced For The San Francisco Playhouse Production Of MARY POPPINS Photo Casting Announced For The San Francisco Playhouse Production Of MARY POPPINS
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 5, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse celebrates the magic of the holiday season with the hit Broadway musical Mary Poppins. Susi Damilano will direct the Playhouse production, with music direction by Katie Coleman and choreography by Kimberly Richards.

A CHRISTMAS STORY- THE MUSICAL Brings Holiday Fun to San Francisco Playhouse Photo A CHRISTMAS STORY- THE MUSICAL Brings Holiday Fun to San Francisco Playhouse
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 31, 2017

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced casting for the second show of its 2017-18 Mainstage Season A Christmas Story: The Musical. With music and lyrics by Tony- and Oscar-winning duo Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land) and a book by Joseph Robinette, A Christmas Story is based on the classic 1983 film of the same name. Susi Damilano will direct.

Photo Flash: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Kicks Off 42nd Street Moon's 25th Season Photo Photo Flash: AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Kicks Off 42nd Street Moon's 25th Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

San Francisco's acclaimed 42nd Street Moon has announced the full cast and creative team for the 2017-2018 season's opening production, Ain't Misbehavin'.

42nd Street Moon presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Gateway Theatre Photo 42nd Street Moon presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Gateway Theatre
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 13, 2017

San Francisco's acclaimed 42nd Street Moon has announced the full cast and creative team for the 2017-2018 season's opening production, Ain't Misbehavin'. A beloved celebration of the music of Fats Waller, Ain't Misbehavin' was originally conceived by Murry Horwitz and Tony Award-winner Richard Maltby, Jr. The original Broadway production made a star out of Nell Carter, who won a Tony Award for her performance. Ain't Misbehavin' runs from October 11-29, 2017 and will perform at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). The press opening will take place on Saturday, October 14 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $25 - $76 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.

Cast Announced for 42nd Street Moon's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' Photo Cast Announced for 42nd Street Moon's AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 6, 2017

San Francisco's acclaimed 42nd Street Moon has announced the full cast and creative team for the 2017-2018 season's opening production, Ain't Misbehavin'. A beloved celebration of the music of Fats Waller, Ain't Misbehavin' was originally conceived by Murry Horwitz and Tony Award-winner Richard Maltby, Jr. The original Broadway production made a star out of Nell Carter, who won a Tony Award for her performance. Ain't Misbehavin' runs from October 11-29, 2017 and will perform at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). The press opening will take place on Saturday, October 14 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $25 - $76 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online at www.42ndstmoon.org.  

BWW TV: LA’s Next Great Stage Star 2012!
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans - Feb 22, 2012

Upon the conclusion of six weeks of intense competition which began January 8, nearly a thousand patrons supported 20 of Southern California's newest and most dynamic, young musical theatre performers in LA's Next Great Stage Star 2012 at Sterling's Upstairs at Vitello's in Studio City, CA.

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