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Bio:
Broadway: The Producers (also 1st national, L.A. and film); Kiss Me, Kate; 1776; The Secret Garden. National: Guys and Dolls (Nicely-Nicely); Hello, Dolly! (w/Carol Channing). Kennedy Center: Sweeney Todd (Pirelli). Off-B'way: Forbidden Broadway (Volume II recording). TV: "Law & Order: SVU." (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: The Producers (also 1st national, L.A. and film); Kiss Me, Kate; 1776; The Secret Garden. National: Guys and Dolls (Nicely-Nicely); Hello, Dolly! (w/Carol Channing). Kennedy Center: Sweeney Todd (Pirelli). Off-B'way: Forbidden Broadway (Volume II recording). TV: "Law & Order: SVU." (read complete bio)
BWW TV: Watch Santino Fontana and the Star-Studded Company of 1776 Get Revolutionary in the Rehearsal Room!
by TV - Press Previews - Mar 22, 2016

BroadwayWorld was in the rehearsal room with the cast today, where they treated us to a sneak peek of 'Till Then' (performed by Santino Fontana and Christiane Noll) and 'Sit Down, John'.

Throwback Thursday: ANASTASIA Stars Derek Klena and Christy Altomare Sing from CARRIE
by Alan Henry - Mar 10, 2016

Anastasia will be led by Christy Altomare and Derek Klena. Klena and Altomare have worked together before in the revised production of CARRIE off-Broadway, directed by ALLEGIANCE's Stafford Arima. Today we're looking back on that production with a video of Altomare and Klena singing 'You Shine' from the CARRIE cast recording release event.

Christy Altomare and Derek Klena Will Reunite for Hartford Stage's World Premiere of ANASTASIA- Full Cast Announced!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 9, 2016

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak has officially announced an electrifying cast of Broadway veterans for the premiere of the new musical ANASTASIA, which is inspired by the real life of Grand Duchess Anastasia Romanov and the enduring mystery of her true identity. ANASTASIA plays May 12 through June 12, 2016.

Tony Winner Lena Hall Will Lead Private Industry Reading of CITIZEN RUTH
by Marissa Sblendorio - Mar 9, 2016

Tony Award-winner Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Inch) will lead an industry reading of Citizen Ruth: An American Musical Comedy in New York City on Thursday, March 10, 2016. Based on the Miramax film, screenplay by Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Citizen Ruth features a book and lyrics by Mark Leydorf and music by Michael Brennan. The invite-only reading will precede an anticipated Off-Broadway run this summer.

Nikki Renee Daniels, Andre De Shields, John Larroquette & More Will Lead Starry Cast of Encores! 1776
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 29, 2016

Encores! Artistic Director Jack Viertel today announced casting for the Encores! production of 1776, the classic Tony Award-winning musical about how the founding fathers drafted the Declaration of Independence and gave birth to a new nation. 1776 will star Terence Archie, John Behlmann, Larry Bull, Nikki Renee Daniels, Andre De Shields, Macintyre Dixon, Santino Fontana, Alexander Gemignani, John Hickok, John Hillner, John Larroquette, Kevin Ligon, John-Michael Lyles, Laird Mackintosh, Michael McCormick, Michael Medeiros, Christiane Noll, Bryce Pinkham, Wayne Pretlow, Tom Alan Robbins, Robert Sella, Ric Stoneback, Jubilant Sykes, Vishal Vaidya, Nicholas Ward, and Jacob Keith Watson. 

BWW Review: TIM & SCROOGE at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Peter Danish - Dec 10, 2015

It's twelve years later, Tim is not so 'tiny' and Scrooge is not so curmudgeonly - so all's well in the Cratchit world, right? Ah, if only it was that easy!

Photo Flash: First Look at Westchester Broadway Theatre's TIM AND SCROOGE
by Tyler Peterson - Dec 4, 2015

One of the most celebrated holiday stories ever told continues. In this musical sequel to Charles Dickens' famed 'A Christmas Carol,' it's been twelve years since Ebenezer Scrooge experienced his wonderful transformation from cold miser to loving benefactor of Tiny Tim and the Cratchit family. 

George Lee Andrews and Justin Scott Brown Lead 'TIM AND SCROOGE', Starting Tonight at WBT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents TIM AND SCROOGE, A CAROL FOR A LATER CHRISTMAS, with music by Neil Berg and book & lyrics by Nick Meglin. Directed by Nick Corley with musical direction by Patrick Hoagland, the production will run tonight, December 3 - December 27, 2015.

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of 'TIM AND SCROOGE' at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents TIM AND SCROOGE, A CAROL FOR A LATER CHRISTMAS, with music by Neil Berg and book & lyrics by Nick Meglin. Directed by Nick Corley with musical direction by Patrick Hoagland, the production will run December 3 - December 27, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the two leads below!

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of 'TIM AND SCROOGE' at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2015

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents TIM AND SCROOGE, A CAROL FOR A LATER CHRISTMAS, with music by Neil Berg and book & lyrics by Nick Meglin. Directed by Nick Corley with musical direction by Patrick Hoagland, the production will run December 3 - December 27, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the two leads below!

George Lee Andrews and Justin Scott Brown to Lead 'TIM AND SCROOGE' at WBT This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Westchester Broadway Theatre presents TIM AND SCROOGE, A CAROL FOR A LATER CHRISTMAS, with music by Neil Berg and book & lyrics by Nick Meglin. Directed by Nick Corley with musical direction by Patrick Hoagland, the production will run December 3 - December 27, 2015.

Jason Gotay, Ashley Park & More to Star in Readings of New Musical MARCO POLO
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 1, 2015

Prospect Theater Company (under the leadership of Artistic Director Cara Reichel and Managing Director Melissa Huber), will be presenting a developmental reading of the new musical Marco Polo by Deborah Abramson (music) and Peter Mills (book and lyrics), on Monday, October 5.

BWW Flashback: The Train Is Leaving the Station! ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Closes on Broadway Today
by Jessica Showers - Jul 19, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony-nominated revival of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY ends its extended soujourn today, July 19, 2015 at Broadway's American Airlines Theatre. Below, before the train pulls out of the station for good, BroadwayWorld takes you back through the show's run on Broadway!

ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Two-Disc Cast Recording Released Today
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony-nominated revival of On the Twentieth Century, which opened to widespread critical acclaim on Broadway, is now extended by two weeks through July 19, 2015 only, and the new Broadway Cast Recording is out today, May 19, via PS Classics.

Photo Coverage: Kristin Chenoweth & More Celebrate Release of ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Cast Album!
by Walter McBride - May 18, 2015

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, PS Classics recorded the cast album of the critically acclaimed Broadway revival of On the Twentieth Century on Monday, March 23, 2015. This new Broadway Cast Recording will be released on May 19, 2015.  The album is currently available for pre-order at the PS Classics website, psclassics.com, and on Amazon.com. Bobby Flay just hosted a private listening party for the cast at his Bar Americain, and you can check out photos from the special night below!

ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Cancels June Performance for Kristin Chenoweth's Tony Awards Gig
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2015

BroadwayWorld has confirmed that Roundabout Theatre Company is canceling its June 7th matinee of On the Twentieth Century to accommodate star Kristin Chenoweth's co-hosting gig with Alan Cumming for the 2015 TONY AWARDS and the cast's performance that evening. Chenoweth will also be absent from the 8 p.m. show on June 6th.

Roundabout Extends ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, Starring Kristin Chenoweth & Peter Gallagher
by Tyler Peterson - Apr 30, 2015

Roundabout Theatre Company's Tony-nominated revival of On the Twentieth Century, which opened to widespread critical acclaim on Broadway, is now extended by two weeks through July 19, 2015 only.

Kristin Chenoweth to Miss Sunday's ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Due to Illness
by Robert Diamond - Apr 26, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY star Kristin Chenoweth will be out again for Sunday's matinee. The star missed performances on Friday and on Saturday due to illness. Chenoweth's understudy is Mamie Parris. No word yet on when she'll be back in the show- stay tuned!

Kristin Chenoweth Sidelined from ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Tonight Due to Illness
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 24, 2015

BroadwayWorld has just learned that ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY star Kristin Chenoweth is out of the show tonight, April 24, due to illness. Chenoweth's understudy is Mamie Parris. No word yet on when she'll be back in the show- stay tuned!

Photo: Bradley Whitford Visits Kristin Chenoweth & ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY
by Caryn Robbins - Mar 27, 2015

ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY star Kristin Chenoweth took to Twitter to share a backstage photo of herself and her good friend Bradley Whitford following this week's performance of the musical revival.

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