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Bio:
Broadway/national tour: Beautiful, The Book of Mormon (OBC/cast album), Little Women, Xanadu, Cinderella, Les Liaisons Dangereuses. BFA, the Hartt School. For JW, MW, EK and CFM. And Mom & Dad, who danced to Neil Sedaka in the kitchen. (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway/national tour: Beautiful, The Book of Mormon (OBC/cast album), Little Women, Xanadu, Cinderella, Les Liaisons Dangereuses. BFA, the Hartt School. For JW, MW, EK and CFM. And Mom & Dad, who danced to Neil Sedaka in the kitchen. (read complete bio)
Theater Stories: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, MRS. DOUBTFIRE & More About the  Photo Theater Stories: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL, MRS. DOUBTFIRE & More About the Stephen Sondheim Theatre!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 21, 2021

Today's Theater Stories features the Stephen Sondheim Theatre! Learn about the theatre's longest-running show, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, the show currently inhabiting the theatre, Mrs. Doubtfire, and more!

A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL Remote Performance Rights Now Available from Photo A KILLER PARTY: A MURDER MYSTERY MUSICAL Remote Performance Rights Now Available from MTI
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 22, 2020

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) announced that Remote Performance Rights (live and recorded) for the new digital musical A Killer Party: A Murder Mystery Musical are available to theatrical organizations in the US and Canada.

BWW Flashback: Celebrate BEAUTIFUL's Anniversary By Looking Back At Opening Night! Photo BWW Flashback: Celebrate BEAUTIFUL's Anniversary By Looking Back At Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jan 12, 2020

Today is truly one fine day because it is the sixth anniversary of the hit musical Beautiful opening at Broadway's Stephen Sondheim Theatre! In honor of the occasion, we're looking back at the cast and creative team feeling the earth move on the show's opening night! Check out the video to see Jessie Mueller, Anika Larsen, Jarrod Spector, and more celebrating the special night!

Photo Coverage: Christy Altomare, Lesli Margherita and More Sing For BROADWAY AGAINST Photo Photo Coverage: Christy Altomare, Lesli Margherita and More Sing For BROADWAY AGAINST BULLYING At Feinstein's/54 Below
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 13, 2019

Following the success of 'Broadway Against Bullying' nationally renowned non-profit No Bully hosted a one-night-only cabaret 'Broadway Against Bullying‚ÄĚ to celebrate their 10th Anniversary.

Gattelli to Direct Ripley, Klena, Gehling and More in Reading Of THE SONG OF BERNADET Photo Gattelli to Direct Ripley, Klena, Gehling and More in Reading Of THE SONG OF BERNADETTE
by Julie Musbach - Mar 12, 2019

Tony winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, The Cher Show, My Fair Lady, SpongeBob) will direct an invite-only, developmental reading of the new musical, The Song of Bernadette, March 14th & 15th, starring Dear Evan Hansen's Mallory Bechtel as Bernadette, alongside Tony Winner Alice Ripley (Next to Normal, Side Show, American Psycho), Derek Klena (Carrie, Dogfight, Anastasia) and Drew Gehling (Waitress, Dave).

Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal With THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Photo Photo Coverage: In Rehearsal With THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
by Walter McBride - Feb 15, 2019

On February 18, Manhattan Concert Productions will present a concert performance of Frank Wildhorn and Nan Knighton's musical comedy The Scarlet Pimpernel at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center. Gabriel Barre (Stage Director) and Jason Howland (Music Director) reunite to lead the cast and creative team in this concert performance of The Scarlet Pimpernel. The performance will feature a chorus of over 200 singers from the across the United States, a professional cast and creative team, and the New York City Chamber Orchestra.

Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of MCP's THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL Photo Photo Coverage: Meet the Cast of MCP's THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL
by Walter McBride - Feb 15, 2019

On February 18, Manhattan Concert Productions will present a concert performance of Frank Wildhorn and Nan Knighton's musical comedy The Scarlet Pimpernel at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center. Gabriel Barre (Stage Director) and Jason Howland (Music Director) reunite to lead the cast and creative team in this concert performance of The Scarlet Pimpernel. The performance will feature a chorus of over 200 singers from the across the United States, a professional cast and creative team, and the New York City Chamber Orchestra.

Alex Newell and More Join THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL at Lincoln Center Photo Alex Newell and More Join THE SCARLET PIMPERNEL at Lincoln Center
by Stephi Wild - Feb 4, 2019

Complete casting and creative team has been announced for Manhattan Concert Productions' concert performance of Tony Award-nominated musical The Scarlet Pimpernel, on February 18, 2019 at 8:00 p.m. at David Geffen Hall, Lincoln Center. Gabriel Barre (Stage Director) and Jason Howland (Music Director) reunite to lead the cast and creative team in this concert performance of The Scarlet Pimpernel. The Broadway Series is an unparalleled rehearsal and performance experience that brings students, industry professionals and the New York City Chamber Orchestra together in a full-concert performance at a legendary venue.

Jason Robert Brown, Ar'iel Statchel, and More Broadway Stars to Appear in Concert wit Photo Jason Robert Brown, Ar'iel Statchel, and More Broadway Stars to Appear in Concert with BROADWAY FIGHTS BACK WITH MARCH FOR OUR LIVES
by Julie Musbach - Oct 9, 2018

The New York theatre community is collaborating with the Marjory Stoneman Douglas survivors and activists fromMarch For Our Lives to present a one-night only concert event: Broadway Fights Back with March For Our Lives.

Abby Mueller Returns to BEAUTIFUL Following Melissa Benoist's Exit Photo Abby Mueller Returns to BEAUTIFUL Following Melissa Benoist's Exit
by Julie Musbach - Jul 23, 2018

Abby Mueller will return to the title role in Beautiful - The Carole King Musical at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre starting Tuesday, August 7.

New York Classical Theatre's ROMEO AND JULIET Moves To Rockefeller Park/Battery Park  Photo New York Classical Theatre's ROMEO AND JULIET Moves To Rockefeller Park/Battery Park City For 'Take A Seat' Week
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 25, 2018

After a successful run in Central Park, playing to over 4,000 people, performances resume on Wednesday, June 27 in Rockefeller Park/Battery Park City for New York Classical Theatre's critically acclaimed production of Romeo and Juliet, directed by the company's Founding Artistic Director Stephen Burdman. The production will play this week through June 30, before continuing on to The Battery, Carl Schurz Park, and Brooklyn Bridge Park for performances through July 29. There is no ticketing, and all performances are free and open to the public. Performance schedule can be found at newyorkclassical.org.   

New York Classical Theatre Celebrates 19th Anniversary with ROMEO AND JULIET Photo New York Classical Theatre Celebrates 19th Anniversary with ROMEO AND JULIET
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 15, 2018

New York Classical Theatre (Stephen Burdman, Artistic Director), New York City's only all-free professional Off-Broadway theatre company, is pleased to announce a new production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet to celebrate its 19th Anniversary Season. The production, directed by Mr. Burdman, is the company's first staging of Shakespeare's tale of star-crossed lovers, and will be presented in five New York City parks - Central Park, Rockefeller Park/Battery Park City, The Battery, Carl Schurz Park and Brooklyn Bridge Park - with performances from June 5 through July 29 at 7:00 PM. There is no ticketing, and all performances are free and open to the public. New York Classical Theatre also invites audiences to experience unique behind-the-scenes access to open rehearsals on selected dates for each of the five park stagings. 

VIDEO: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Honors Mothers With Tribute Video Photo VIDEO: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Honors Mothers With Tribute Video
by Stage Tube - May 11, 2018

Beautiful: The Carole King Musical has released a touching tribute to mothers in honor of Mother's Day. Watch the video below!

From a Super Girl to a Natural Woman- Melissa Benoist Is BEAUTIFUL's Next Carole King Photo From a Super Girl to a Natural Woman- Melissa Benoist Is BEAUTIFUL's Next Carole King!
by Nicole Rosky - May 7, 2018

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that Melissa Benoist, who currently steals the screen in the title role of The CW's hit show, 'Supergirl', will make her Broadway debut as Carole King this summer in Broadway's hit, Beautiful-The Carole King Musical. Ms. Benoist will begin performances on June 7 and will play a limited run through August 4th, 2018.

Exclusive Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Bundles Up for the Holidays with Carols For A Cur Photo Exclusive Photo Coverage: BEAUTIFUL Bundles Up for the Holidays with Carols For A Cure!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Dec 15, 2017

Below, check out exclusive photos of the cast of BEAUTIFUL as they record their track, 'Love at Christmas Time.'

Bid Today For Tickets and a Backstage Tour at BEAUTIFUL on Broadway! Photo Bid Today For Tickets and a Backstage Tour at BEAUTIFUL on Broadway!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 5, 2017

'Tis the season to change the world! Now is your chance to win two tickets to Beautiful on Broadway, plus a backstage tour with ensemble member Kevin Duda.

Broadway Records Announces MAD LIBS LIVE! Original Cast Recording Photo Broadway Records Announces MAD LIBS LIVE! Original Cast Recording
by Stephi Wild - Nov 22, 2017

Broadway Records today announced that Mad Libs Live! (Original Cast Recording) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday December 15, 2017. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com.

James Monroe Iglehart, Julia Murney and More Set for Next I ONLY HAVE LIES FOR YOU at Photo James Monroe Iglehart, Julia Murney and More Set for Next I ONLY HAVE LIES FOR YOU at the Beechman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Amy Wolk and Nikki M. James present 'I Only Have Lies For You,' a new live gameshow that pits Broadway panelists against each other in a lying contest. Two teams of three will go head-to-head telling stories, some of which may not be true - it is up to the other team to guess, Truth or Lie.

Chilina Kennedy Returns to BEAUTIFUL on Broadway;  Kara Lindsay Joins the Cast Next W Photo Chilina Kennedy Returns to BEAUTIFUL on Broadway; Kara Lindsay Joins the Cast Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Producers Paul Blake and Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that Kara Lindsay, who mostly recently starred as Glinda in Wicked on Broadway, will join the company of Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, playing the role of Cynthia Weil from September 12 - December 31, 2017.

Photo Flash: First Look at the Broadway-Bound ROMAN HOLIDAY!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 6, 2017

The pre-Broadway engagement of ROMAN HOLIDAY - The Cole Porter Musical, is premiering as part of SHN's 2017 Season this summer. Newcomer Stephanie Styles and Broadway favorite Drew Gehling (Waitress) will take on the iconic roles portrayed by Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in the classic film, and Tony Award nominee Jarrod Spector (Beautiful) and TV and stage star Sara Chase ('Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt') will round out the principal casting.

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