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Cady Huffman to Direct New Musical CITY OF LIGHT at SheNYC FestivalCady Huffman to Direct New Musical CITY OF LIGHT at SheNYC Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

City of Light, a new musical by Gabrielle Wagner, Julie Weiner and Jan Roper with direction by Tony Award-winner Cady Huffman, will play three performances at the SheNYC Summer Theater Festival.  (more...)

Kimberly Immanuel, Valarie Pettiford to Star in CITY OF LIGHT at SheNYCKimberly Immanuel, Valarie Pettiford to Star in CITY OF LIGHT at SheNYC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

City of Light has a charming musical theater score with music by Jan Roper, lyrics by Julie Weiner, and book by Gabrielle Wagner. The show will star Kimberly Immanuel (Pacific Overtures, The Fantasticks) as Molly. It will also feature Tony nominee Valarie Pettiford (Fosse, Big Deal), Anthony Norman (Newsies Nat'l Tour), Darren Bunch, Keri Safran, and Jack Cotterell. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at New Adaptation of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Off-BroadwayPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at New Adaptation of ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, will present a unique adaptation of the celebrated novel Anne of Green Gables: Part 1 by L.M. Montgomery. This new one-woman shows has been adapted and directed by Chris Henry and choreographed by Lorna Ventura. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast onstage below! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 5/27/2017
by - May 27, 2017

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/27/2017. (more...)

ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Gets New Stage Adaptation Off-BroadwayANNE OF GREEN GABLES Gets New Stage Adaptation Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Royal Family Productions, a theatre company known for its innovative productions and development of new original work, will present a unique adaptation of the celebrated novel Anne of Green Gables: Part 1 by L.M. Montgomery. This new one-woman shows has been adapted and directed by Chris Henry and choreographed by Lorna Ventura. (more...)

Jessica Wu's BRASS HEART THE MUSICAL Gets Benefit Workshop PresentationJessica Wu's BRASS HEART THE MUSICAL Gets Benefit Workshop Presentation
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Royal Family Production (RFP) will present a benefit workshop presentation of the new musical Brass Heart by RFP associate artistic director Jessica Wu. The musical will be directed by Chris Henry with choreography by Lorna Ventura and will take place on Sunday, April 2nd with a special pre-show cocktail reception ($250, reception begins at 5pm) and Monday, April 3rdat 12:30pm. Royal Family Performing Arts Space is located at 145 West 46th Street, 3rd Floor. Tickets can be purchased by visiting www.RoyalFamilyProductions.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: Bryan Cranston Attends Final Performance of THE BARDY BUNCH in ChicagoPhoto Flash: Bryan Cranston Attends Final Performance of THE BARDY BUNCH in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

After a successful run at the Mercury Theatre, The Bardy Bunch: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady closed their doors on Sunday, October 23 to an excited crowd that included Bryan Cranston, the Emmy-winning actor best known for his role in Breaking Bad. 'I loved the show! A really fun, foot-tapping time in the theater,' said Cranston. Scroll down for photos of the cast and creative team posing outside the theater with the Oscar-nominated actor! (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BARDY BUNCH Celebrates Opening Night at Mercury TheaterPhoto Flash: THE BARDY BUNCH Celebrates Opening Night at Mercury Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

THE BARDY BUNCH: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady, the musical parody by Stephen Garvey that gained cult status during its Off-Broadway run in 2014, runs in a limited engagement in Chicago, September 16 through November 20, at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue. The show's all-star cast will portray the Brady and Partridge families, just after the ABC Network ceased airing their chronicles in 1974, in a blood-soaked, vengeance-fueled, lust-filled crossover episode of Shakespearean proportions. BroadwayWorld has photos from the opening night festivities below! (more...)

Photo Flash: The Bardy Bunch at The Mercury TheaterPhoto Flash: The Bardy Bunch at The Mercury Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

THE BARDY BUNCH: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady, the musical parody by Stephen Garvey that gained cult status during its Off-Broadway run in 2014, is excited to announce casting for its limited engagement in Chicago, September 16 through November 27, at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue. The show's all-star cast will portray the Brady and Partridge families, just after the ABC Network ceased airing their chronicles in 1974, in a blood-soaked, vengeance-fueled, lust-filled crossover episode of Shakespearean proportions. (more...)

THE BARDY BUNCH Announces Cast for Chicago Run at the Mercury TheaterTHE BARDY BUNCH Announces Cast for Chicago Run at the Mercury Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

THE BARDY BUNCH: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady, the musical parody by Stephen Garvey that gained cult status during its Off-Broadway run in 2014, is excited to announce casting for its limited engagement in Chicago, September 15 through November 27, at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue. (more...)

THE BARDY BUNCH Announces Cast for Chicago Run at the Mercury TheaterTHE BARDY BUNCH Announces Cast for Chicago Run at the Mercury Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

THE BARDY BUNCH: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady, the musical parody by Stephen Garvey that gained cult status during its Off-Broadway run in 2014, is excited to announce casting for its limited engagement in Chicago, September 15 through November 27, at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue. (more...)

THE BARDY BUNCH to Open This Fall at Mercury TheatreTHE BARDY BUNCH to Open This Fall at Mercury Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

THE BARDY BUNCH: The War of the Families Partridge and Brady, a musical parody by Stephen Garvey that gained cult status during its Off-Broadway run in 2014, is coming to Chicago, beginning a limited engagement September 15th at the Mercury Theater, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, with the Press Opening on Monday, September 26th at 7:30pm. (more...)

DROP DEAD PERFECT to End Run This WeekendDROP DEAD PERFECT to End Run This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2015

Final performances of the acclaimed madcap comedy DROP DEAD PERFECT, starring the legendary Everett Quinton, will take place Oct 7th, 8th, 9th, 10th and 11th at Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46 Street - between 9th and 10th Avenues) completing its limited engagement. The revival opened on August 23rd and received overwhelming rave reviews, critic picks, and audience accolades. DROP DEAD PERFECT is directed by Joe Brancato and written by Erasmus Fenn. The comedy is produced by Penguin Rep Theatre, Morton Wolkowitz, Barbara Freitag and Jamie deRoy.  Tickets are $69 and can be purchased by visiting www.dropdeadperfect.com or calling 845-786-2873. (more...)

Photo Flash: Robert Joy and Henry Krieger Visit DROP DEAD PERFECTPhoto Flash: Robert Joy and Henry Krieger Visit DROP DEAD PERFECT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015

DROP DEAD PERFECT, the madcap comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton returns to the Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46 Street - between 9th and 10th Avenues) and began previews on Wednesday, August 19th, for a limited eight week engagement through October 11. DROP DEAD PERFECT is produced by Penguin Rep Theatre, Morton Wolkowitz,Barbara Freitag and Jamie deRoy. Actor Robert Joy (CSI) and Composer Henry Krieger (DREAMGIRLS movie) attended the show last night. Scroll down for a photo of them backstage! (more...)

BWW Reviews: DROP DEAD PERFECT at St. Clement's TheaterBWW Reviews: DROP DEAD PERFECT at St. Clement's Theater
by Peter Danish - Sep 29, 2015

BWW Reviews: DROP DEAD PERFECT at St. Clement's (more...)

Photo Flash: Jonny Orsini Attends DROP DEAD PERFECTPhoto Flash: Jonny Orsini Attends DROP DEAD PERFECT
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2015

DROP DEAD PERFECT, the madcap comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton returns to the Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46 Street - between 9th and 10th Avenues) and began previews on Wednesday, August 19th, for a limited eight week engagement. DROP DEAD PERFECT is produced by Penguin Rep Theatre, Morton Wolkowitz,Barbara Freitag and Jamie deRoy. Tickets are $69 and can be purchased by visiting www.dropdeadperfect.com or calling 845-786-2873. Check out a look at the show's recent guest below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Mario Cantone & Jamie DeRoy Visit DROP DEAD PERFECTPhoto Flash: Mario Cantone & Jamie DeRoy Visit DROP DEAD PERFECT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

DROP DEAD PERFECT, the madcap comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton returns to the Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46 Street - between 9th and 10th Avenues) and began previews on Wednesday, August 19th, for a limited eight week engagement. DROP DEAD PERFECT is produced by Penguin Rep Theatre, Morton Wolkowitz, Barbara Freitag and Jamie deRoy. Tickets are $69 and can be purchased by visiting www.dropdeadperfect.com or calling 845-786-2873. Check out a look at the show's recent guests below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Barbara Feldon & Bill Irwin Visit DROP DEAD PERFECTPhoto Flash: Barbara Feldon & Bill Irwin Visit DROP DEAD PERFECT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2015

DROP DEAD PERFECT, the madcap comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton returns to the Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46 Street - between 9th and 10th Avenues)  and begins previews on Wednesday, August 19th, for a limited eight week engagement.The official opening is set for Sunday, August 23rd .  DROP DEAD PERFECT  is produced by Penguin Rep Theatre, Morton Wolkowitz, Barbara Freitag and Jamie deRoy. Tickets are $69 and can be purchased by visiting www.dropdeadperfect.com or calling 845-786-2873. (more...)

DROP DEAD PERFECT, Starring Everett Quinton, Begins Tomorrow Off-BroadwayDROP DEAD PERFECT, Starring Everett Quinton, Begins Tomorrow Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2015

DROP DEAD PERFECT, the madcap comedy starring the legendary Everett Quinton returns to the Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46 Street - between 8th and 9th Avenues) and begins previews on Wednesday, August 19th, for a limited eight week engagement. The official opening is set for Sunday, August 23rd. (more...)

DROP DEAD PERFECT with Everett Quinton Begins Next Month Off-BroadwayDROP DEAD PERFECT with Everett Quinton Begins Next Month Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Hot on the high heels of last year's acclaimed sold-out production, the madcap comedy DROP DEAD PERFECT, starring the legendary Everett Quinton returns to the Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46 Street - between 8th and 9th Avenues) for a limited 8-week engagement Off-Broadway with an opening set for Sunday, August 23rd.   Previews begin Wednesday, August 19th. With overwhelming rave reviews, critic picks, and audience accolades, DROP DEAD PERFECT is directed by Joe Brancato and written by Erasmus Fenn. The comedy is produced by Penguin Rep Theatre, Morton Wolkowitz, Barbara Freitag and Jamie deRoy.  Tickets are $69 and can be purchased by visiting www.dropdeadperfect.com or calling 845-786-2873. (more...)

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