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Zachary James To Join Soprano Katherine Riddle And Pianist Laura Bergquist For A TRIB Photo Zachary James To Join Soprano Katherine Riddle And Pianist Laura Bergquist For A TRIBUTE TO KURT WEILL
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

Grammy Award-winning bass Zachary James, currently preparing for his return to the Metropolitan Opera in the acclaimed production of Akhnaten, will join soprano Katherine Riddle (Glimmerglass, Signature Theater, Kennedy Center, Jazz at Lincoln Center) and pianist Laura Bergquist (Arena Theatre, Broadway's Allegiance) for a one-night only concert featuring the music of Kurt Weill.

BWW Review: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage Photo BWW Review: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage
by Ken Kemp - Mar 21, 2022

An energetic, joyful night of escapist fun.

Opera Saratoga Announces Updated Casting And Ticket Information For 2022 Summer Festi Photo Opera Saratoga Announces Updated Casting And Ticket Information For 2022 Summer Festival
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 14, 2022

Opera Saratoga announces updated casting and ticket information for its innovative new festival model that embraces partnerships with multiple venues across the region.

Photos/Videos: First Look at Christian Thompson, Nehal Joshi, and More in CATCH ME IF Photo Photos/Videos: First Look at Christian Thompson, Nehal Joshi, and More in CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Mar 4, 2022

Catch Me If You Can begins performances tonight, March 4, at the Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. The musical features a book by Terrence McNally, music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Scott Wittman and Marc Shaiman and based on the Dreamworks Motion Picture.

Christian Thompson to Replace Corbin Bleu in Revised CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Sta Photo Christian Thompson to Replace Corbin Bleu in Revised CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Arena Stage
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 20, 2022

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater has announced casting for a new version of the Tony-nominated musical comedy Catch Me If You Can.

Opera Saratoga Announces Free Dress Rehearsal Tickets To MAN OF LA MANCHA for Healthc Photo Opera Saratoga Announces Free Dress Rehearsal Tickets To MAN OF LA MANCHA for Healthcare And Frontline Workers
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2021

In deep gratitude for their extraordinary, life-saving dedication in the fight against COVID-19, Opera Saratoga will offer healthcare professionals and front-line workers in hospitals and public health settings complimentary tickets to the final dress rehearsal of the Tony Award winning musical, MAN OF LA MANCHA, on Wednesday, July 7th at 8:00pm.

Richard Kind, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and More to Take Part in BROADWAY IN THE BER Photo Richard Kind, Ali Ewoldt, Raymond J. Lee and More to Take Part in BROADWAY IN THE BERKSHIRES
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2021

The Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center’s Executive Director Janis Martinson has announced the return of the special one-night-only benefit performance of Broadway in the Berkshires on Monday, August 2 at 7:00PM at the Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center, 14 Castle Street, Great Barrington, MA.

Opera Saratoga Announces 60th Anniversary Summer Festival Photo Opera Saratoga Announces 60th Anniversary Summer Festival
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 30, 2021

Opera Saratoga has announced today the company's return to the stage for its 60th Anniversary with a season of performances inspired by the iconic novel Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes. Opera Saratoga is committed to bringing audiences and artists together safely for the 2021 Summer Festival.

THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards Photo THE BAND'S VISIT, JITNEY, And More Nominated for 2020 Helen Hayes Awards
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 3, 2020

Tonight, at a celebration honoring theatre excellence on stages across the Washington area, theatre artists, administrators, patrons, and special guests gathered in the National Theatre's Helen Hayes Gallery for theatreWashington's announcement of nominees for the 36th Annual Helen Hayes Awards, which will be presented on Monday, May 18 at an event at the Anthem.

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos From Opening Night of NEWSIES at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos From Opening Night of NEWSIES at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 15, 2019

In the summer of 1899, the newsboys of New York City took on two of the most powerful men in the country — Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst — and won. Inspired by true events, the Broadway smash hit is a testament to the power of standing up and speaking out. The Tony Award-winning musical features fan-favorites like “Carrying the Banner,” “King of New York” and “Seize the Day.” Newsies is “a winning, high-energy musical” (Entertainment Weekly) just in time for the holidays and perfect for the whole family.

NEWSIES Will Receive Six Show Extension For Run at Arena Stage Photo NEWSIES Will Receive Six Show Extension For Run at Arena Stage
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 13, 2019

The Tony Award-winning musical, Disney's Newsies, will receive an additional six performances during its run at Arena Stage. Under the direction of Molly Smith, choreography by Parker Esse and music direction by Laura Bergquist, the production now runs through December 29, 2019 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.

VIDEO: NEWSIES' Chaz Wolcott Takes Over Instagram! Photo VIDEO: NEWSIES' Chaz Wolcott Takes Over Instagram!
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 11, 2019

We seized the day yesterday thanks to Chaz Wolcott taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at a two-show day of Arena Stage's production of Newsies! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!

NEWSIES' Chaz Wolcott Takes Over Instagram Sunday! Photo NEWSIES' Chaz Wolcott Takes Over Instagram Sunday!
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 9, 2019

The world will know that Chaz Wolcott is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story at Arena Stage's production of Newsies this Sunday, November 10th! Be sure to seize the day and follow along throughout the day for a look behind the scenes at a two-show day with Jack, Davey, Katherine, and all of the kings of New York!

VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For NEWSIES At Arena Stage Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Rehearsals For NEWSIES At Arena Stage
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 30, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Disney's Tony Award-winning musical Newsies, an inspiring story about kids who fight for what is right at the turn of the century, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and book by Harvey Fierstein. Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, this family-friendly musical follows the story of newsboys and newsgirls who dream of a better life and lead a crusade for justice. Just in time for the holidays, the score features fan favorites, including 'King of New York,' 'Carrying the Banner' and 'Seize the Day.' Newsies, directed by Molly Smith, with choreography by Parker Esse and music direction by Laura Bergquist, will run November 1-December 22, 2019 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.

Arena Stage to Honor Baayork Lee Photo Arena Stage to Honor Baayork Lee
by Julie Musbach - Oct 10, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to Tony Award-winning actress, choreographer, director and author Baayork Lee. The award will be presented Wednesday, November 13, 2019 as part of the opening night celebration for Disney's Newsies, directed by Molly Smith. 

Photo Flash: Inside First Rehearsal For Arena Stage's NEWSIES Photo Photo Flash: Inside First Rehearsal For Arena Stage's NEWSIES
by Stephi Wild - Oct 2, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Disney's Tony Award-winning musical Newsies, an inspiring story about kids who fight for what is right at the turn of the century, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and book by Harvey Fierstein. Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, this family-friendly musical follows the story of newsboys and newsgirls who dream of a better life and lead a crusade for justice. Just in time for the holidays, the score features fan favorites, including a?oeKing of New York,a?? a?oeCarrying the Bannera?? and a?oeSeize the Day.a?? Newsies, directed by Molly Smith, with choreography by Parker Esse and music direction by Laura Bergquist, will run November 1-December 22, 2019 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.

Photo Coverage: Sekhmet Sisterhood Presents NIGHT OF BROADWAY Photo Photo Coverage: Sekhmet Sisterhood Presents NIGHT OF BROADWAY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Sep 9, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 presented a special evening of entertainment for Sekhmet Sisterhood's Night of Broadway on Sunday, September 8 at 7:00 PM. Performers included Milly Shapiro (Hereditary, Matilda), Catherine Brunell (Something Rotten, Les Miserables), Mallory Bechtel (Hereditary, Dear Evan Hansen), Kimberly Marable(Hadestown), Analise Scarpaci (A Christmas Story, Matilda), Laurissa 'Lala' Romain(South Pacific), and emcee for the evening, Terra C MacLeod (Chicago).

Milly Shapiro and More Sing For Sekhmet Sisterhood At The Green Room 42 Photo Milly Shapiro and More Sing For Sekhmet Sisterhood At The Green Room 42
by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2019

THE GREEN ROOM 42 a?" Broadway's newest intimate concert venue a?" will present a special evening of entertainment for Sekhmet Sisterhood's Night of Broadway on Sunday, September 8 at 7:00 PM. Following the announcement of several performers including Milly Shapiro (Hereditary, Matilda), Catherine Brunell (Something Rotten, Les Miserables), and Mallory Bechtel (Hereditary, Dear Evan Hansen). the line up just keeps growing! Joining this already power-packed cast includes Kimberly Marable (Hadestown), Analise Scarpaci (A Christmas Story, Matilda), Laurissa a?oeLalaa?? Romain (South Pacific), and emcee for the evening, Terra C MacLeod (Chicago). They will raise money for the newly established 501c3 non-profit organization Sekhmet Sisterhood, devoted to empowering women to make a difference and change the world by banding together, sharing experiences and supporting each other. These powerful Broadway stars will sing songs that take you through the evolution of sisterhood over the years, while raising money for an important cause. Musical Direction by Laura Bergquist. Cabaret Direction Melanie Lockyer.

Partial Cast and Creative Team Announced For Disney's NEWSIES at Arena Stage Photo Partial Cast and Creative Team Announced For Disney's NEWSIES at Arena Stage
by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces casting for Disney's Tony Award-winning musical Newsies, an inspiring story about kids who fight for what is right at the turn of the century, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and book by Harvey Fierstein. Inspired by the real-life Newsboys Strike of 1899 in New York City, this family-friendly musical follows the story of newsboys and newsgirls who dream of a better life and lead a crusade for justice. Just in time for the holidays, the score features fan favorites, including 'King of New York,' 'Carrying the Banner' and 'Seize the Day.' Newsies, directed by Molly Smith, with choreography by Parker Esse and music direction by Laura Bergquist, will run November 1-December 22, 2019 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.

Positions with New York City Center, Virginia Stage Company, The Shed, Walnut Street, Photo Positions with New York City Center, Virginia Stage Company, The Shed, Walnut Street, More in BroadwayWorld Classifieds, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2019

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld for 8/29/2019 include new jobs for those looking to work in the theatre industry.

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