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Tuan Malinowski and Kristin Yancy Announced as Featured Choreographers in NYTB's Hybr Photo Tuan Malinowski and Kristin Yancy Announced as Featured Choreographers in NYTB's Hybrid Choreography Lab
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2020

New York Theatre Barn will present its final Choreography Lab of 2020, New Technologies / Endless Possibilities, on Monday, October 26th, at 8PM EDT. Taking inspiration from theatrical television events, this lab will be streamed live from Broadway Dance Center in New York City.

VIDEO: See Highlights From FOOTLOOSE at The Kennedy Center Photo VIDEO: See Highlights From FOOTLOOSE at The Kennedy Center
by Stage Tube - Feb 14, 2020

This fall, the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presented its production of Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical based on the film of the same name. Check out highlights from the production.

Complete Casting Announced for BLISS at The 5th Avenue Theatre Photo Complete Casting Announced for BLISS at The 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced complete casting for the world premiere of Bliss, an empowering original musical fantasy that flips the traditional princess narrative upside down.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a H Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of FOOTLOOSE at the Kennedy Center Perform 'Holding Out For a Hero'
by Stage Tube - Oct 14, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage presents Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar® and Grammy®-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony®-nominated songs for the stage musical. Get a first look at the cast performing 'Holding Out For a Hero'

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Kennedy Center Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Kennedy Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose, the explosive Broadway musical set to the rockin' rhythm of the film's Oscar® and Grammy®-nominated Top 40 score and augmented with dynamic new Tony®-nominated songs for the stage musical.

BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Rea Photo BWW TV: J. Quinton Johnson, Isabelle McCalla, Judy Kuhn, Rebecca Luker & More Get Ready to Cut Loose for Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE!
by TV - Press Previews - Sep 27, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon presents the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway Center Stage: In the Heights) as Ren McCormack, Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, Les Misérables) as Ethel McCormack, Isabelle McCalla (The Prom, Aladdin) as Ariel Moore, Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen) as Reverend Shaw Moore, and three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker as Vi Moore (Mary Poppins, the Kennedy Center's Little Dancer). They are joined by Joshua Logan Alexander as Chuck, Peter McPoland as Willard Hewitt, Tony Award nominee Michael Mulheren (Kiss Me, Kate; Bright Star) as Coach Dunbar, Lena Owens as Wendy Jo, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Spamilton) as Rusty, and Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Violet) as Lulu Warnicker/Eleanor Dunbar/Betty Blast, Grace Slear and Urleen, with Brandon Burks, Claire Crause, Michele Lee, Jess LeProtto, Gregory Liles, Nick Martinez, Maximilian Sangerman, Jonathan Savage, Bethany Tesarck, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Jamar Williams.

Photo Coverage: Meet the Star-Studded Cast of The Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE Photo Photo Coverage: Meet the Star-Studded Cast of The Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE
by Monroe George - Sep 27, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts will soon present the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose. The cast is led by J. Quinton Johnson (Choir Boy, Hamilton, Broadway Center Stage: In the Heights) as Ren McCormack, Judy Kuhn (Fun Home, Les Misérables) as Ethel McCormack, Isabelle McCalla (The Prom, Aladdin) as Ariel Moore, Michael Park (Dear Evan Hansen) as Reverend Shaw Moore, and three-time Tony Award nominee Rebecca Luker as Vi Moore (Mary Poppins, the Kennedy Center's Little Dancer). They are joined by Joshua Logan Alexander as Chuck, Peter McPoland as Willard Hewitt, Tony Award nominee Michael Mulheren (Kiss Me, Kate; Bright Star) as Coach Dunbar, Lena Owens as Wendy Jo, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz (Spamilton) as Rusty, and Rema Webb (The Color Purple, Violet) as Lulu Warnicker/Eleanor Dunbar/Betty Blast, Grace Slear and Urleen, with Brandon Burks, Claire Crause, Michele Lee, Jess LeProtto, Gregory Liles, Nick Martinez, Maximilian Sangerman, Jonathan Savage, Bethany Tesarck, Tiernan Tunnicliffe, and Jamar Williams.

Judy Kuhn Joins the Cast of the Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE Photo Judy Kuhn Joins the Cast of the Kennedy Center's FOOTLOOSE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announces additional casting for the Broadway Center Stage production of Footloose.

Grasan Kingsberry Leads Music Theater Of Wichita's IN THE HEIGHTS Photo Grasan Kingsberry Leads Music Theater Of Wichita's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

Music Theatre of Wichita will present Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical IN THE HEIGHTS August 7th- August 11th, 2019.

Review Roundup: FOOTLOOSE at The Muny; What Did The Critics Have To Say? Photo Review Roundup: FOOTLOOSE at The Muny; What Did The Critics Have To Say?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

Kick off your Sunday shoes with this 80s favorite! Based on the 1984 Academy Award-nominated blockbuster hit, Footloose shows how a little teenage rebellion and a love of music can open hearts and transform a town. Featuring chart-topping hits, including 'Let's Hear It for the Boy,' 'Holding Out for a Hero' and the Grammy-nominated title track 'Footloose,' this four-time Tony Award-nominated dancing-sensation will have the entire family burning and yearning to cut loose!

VIDEO: FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram! Photo VIDEO: FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019

We cut loose this past weekend as Mason Reeves took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story for a behind-the-scenes look at The Muny's production of Footloose! 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!

Photos: Cut Loose with FOOTLOOSE at The Muny Photo Photos: Cut Loose with FOOTLOOSE at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

Kick off your Sunday shoes with this 80s favorite! Based on the 1984 Academy Award-nominated blockbuster hit, Footloose shows how a little teenage rebellion and a love of music can open hearts and transform a town. Featuring chart-topping hits, including a?oeLet's Hear It for the Boy,a?? a?oeHolding Out for a Heroa?? and the Grammy-nominated title track a?oeFootloose,a?? this four-time Tony Award-nominated dancing-sensation will have the entire family burning and yearning to cut loose!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Muny Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of Footloose! Check out the video!

FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram Saturday! Photo FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram Saturday!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jul 19, 2019

It's time to cut loose because Mason Reeves is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story on Saturday July 20th at The Muny's production of Footloose! Be sure to tune in and kick off your Sunday shoes to get a behind-the-scenes look at this 80s favorite! Let's hear it for the boy and for this takeover!

What Did the Critics Think of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Music Theatre Wichita? Photo What Did the Critics Think of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Music Theatre Wichita?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019

An American in Paris finished a 's'wonderful' week-long run at Music Theatre Wichita.

BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Music Theatre Wichita, Around the World in 14 Day Photo BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Music Theatre Wichita, Around the World in 14 Days
by Craig Richardson - Jun 27, 2019

From the alps of Austria to the perfumery of Paris, Music Theatre Wichita continues its excellence in musical theatre standards with their second show of the summer season, An American in Paris; a suitable show selection set after the end of World War II. Based on the 1928 orchestrations of George Gershwin during his time in Paris and also the 1951 MGM film starring Gene Kelly, this stage adaptation of An American in Paris was most recently on Broadway in 2015 at the Palace Theatre in New York City. It wasn't until then that this filmed musical was tailored for the stage by playwright Craig Lucas. Regional theatres across the United States are eager to produce the production now that the copyrights are available, four years after the initial Broadway debut. Music Theatre Wichita's production is no exception by any means, incorporating a revolving stage and projections bringing Broadway right here to our own all-American City, Wichita.

Heather Ayers, Florrie Bagel, and More Complete Cast of Muny's FOOTLOOSE Photo Heather Ayers, Florrie Bagel, and More Complete Cast of Muny's FOOTLOOSE
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2019

Muny announced today its complete cast, design and production team for Footloose, the fifth show of its second century, July 18 - 24.

Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita presents HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2017 Season, 'Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre' by welcoming patrons to the 60s with a new version of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray, which runs July 12-16 in the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. The third of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Hairspray is part of the organization's 46th season, which is also the 30th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan.

Casting Announced for Music Theatre Wichita's 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Casting is announced today for Music Theatre Wichita 46th Season, 'Hollywood to Broadway,' featuring five lavish stage musicals inspired by films, including Thoroughly Modern Millie, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, Hairspray, and the Kansas premieres of The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Disney's Newsies.  

'And the Nominees Are...' Over 130 Students Get the 'Nod' for the Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards
by Wendi Reichstein - Mar 6, 2015

Nearly150 students filled the Rollins Studio Theatre at the Long Center Friday morning for an early- and unforgettable- Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards (GAHSMTA) nominations ceremony. Surrounded by eager theatre students, excited teachers and directors, and local Austin media outlets, the GAHSMTA Select Ensemble (in true musical theatre fashion), under the direction of the Long Center's Education and Outreach Director Ginger Morris, performed an impressive Broadway-style opener leading up to the morning's big announcement.

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