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Original cast member of Once the Musical at A.R.T., NYTW, and Broadway; also appeared onstage in Kevin Kline’s CYRANO and composed original music; received a Drama Desk nomination (Outstanding Music in a Play) for Essential Self-Defense at Playwrights Horizons; appeared onscreen in School Of ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Original cast member of Once the Musical at A.R.T., NYTW, and Broadway; also appeared onstage in Kevin Kline’s CYRANO and composed original music; received a Drama Desk nomination (Outstanding Music in a Play) for Essential Self-Defense at Playwrights Horizons; appeared onscreen in School Of ... (read complete bio)
VIDEO: Director Gordon Greenberg Reflects on THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL Photo VIDEO: Director Gordon Greenberg Reflects on THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by Stage Tube - Apr 18, 2020

The Old Globe has released a new video in its Flashback series! In the video, director Gordon Greenberg reflects on his high-octane work on the Huey Lewis musical The Heart of Rock & Roll, and introduces a clip from the show.

Huey Lewis Musical THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Eyes a Broadway Bow Photo Huey Lewis Musical THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Eyes a Broadway Bow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

According to a report in Variety, The Heart of Rock and Roll, is still beating. The new musical inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and The News, is still aiming for a Broadway bow.

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At ONCE At Pittsburgh CLO Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At ONCE At Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

Pittsburgh CLO audiences are in for a unique and unparalleled musical theater experience with eight-time Tony Award-winning ONCE. For the first time, Pittsburgh CLO brings this beautiful love story - where the actors are also the musicians - to the Benedum Center July 30 - August 4. This Pittsburgh CLO premiere is only running for one week. Tickets are now available by phone at 412-456-6666, online at pittsburghCLO.org or by visiting the Box Office at Theater Square.

FILIBUSTERED AND UNFILTERED: AMERICA READS THE MUELLER REPORT At The Arc Photo FILIBUSTERED AND UNFILTERED: AMERICA READS THE MUELLER REPORT At The Arc
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2019

To ensure a separation of powers, the U.S. Federal Government is made up of three branches: legislative, executive, and judicial. When authority runs amok, the ultimate check is the American citizen. 

Huey Lewis and The News Musical, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL, Begins Spring Work Sessi Photo Huey Lewis and The News Musical, THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL, Begins Spring Work Session This Week
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2019

Today, the producers of The Heart of Rock and Roll, the electrifying new musical inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and The News, announced that they are moving forward with their four-week work session on Monday, February 25, as scheduled. The work session will culminate in three invitation-only presentations taking place on Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22. The work session is the first to move forward under the newly negotiated AEA agreement.

BWW Review: THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL Photo BWW Review: THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL
by E.H. Reiter - Sep 18, 2018

It's hard not to feel good when listening to Huey Lewis and the News, so it's no accident that THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at The Old Globe, manages to instill the 80's loveable, pop vibe from the music into this high octane musical about following your dreams and the power of love

Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke in THE HEART OF ROCK & RO Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2018

The Old Globe's 2018-2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, featuring a book by Jonathan Abrams and story by Tyler Mitchell and Jonathan Abrams. Check out a first look at the show below!

Huey Lewis Talks Bringing His Music to the Stage in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL Photo Huey Lewis Talks Bringing His Music to the Stage in THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, is making its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego, led by Broadway's Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke. Huey Lewis himself chatted with The San Diego Union-Tribune about bringing his music to the stage. 

Photo Flash: Meet The Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL at The Old Globe, Starring Mat Photo Photo Flash: Meet The Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL at The Old Globe, Starring Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2018

Get a first look at the cast of The Heart of Rock and Roll, the new musical featuring songs by Huey Lewis and the News. The musical is making its world premiere at The Old Globe in San Diego.

VIDEO: Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and the Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at T Photo VIDEO: Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and the Cast of THE HEART OF ROCK AND ROLL at The Old Globe Perform Songs From the Musical
by Stage Tube - Aug 30, 2018

The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News, is making its world premiere at the Old Globe in San Diego. NBC San Diego gave a preview of the show, including performances by Broadway vets Matt Doyle, Katie Rose Clarke, and more. Check out the video below!

Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke to Lead The Old Globe's THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL Photo Matt Doyle and Katie Rose Clarke to Lead The Old Globe's THE HEART OF ROCK & ROLL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018

The Old Globe today announced casting as its 2018-2019 Season kicks off with the world premiere of The Heart of Rock & Roll, inspired by the music of Huey Lewis and the News.

Rattlestick's NEW SONGS NOW to Feature Georgia Stitt, Lucas Steele, and More Photo Rattlestick's NEW SONGS NOW to Feature Georgia Stitt, Lucas Steele, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018

Rattlestick Playwrights Theater has announced the line-up for performers and post-show facilitators for NEW SONGS NOW, an unplugged concert series taking place July 22 through July 26 at 7:00pm at Rattlestick Playwrights Theater.

BWW Review:  Lindsey Ferrentino's THIS FLAT EARTH Explores a Child's Reaction to a Sc Photo BWW Review: Lindsey Ferrentino's THIS FLAT EARTH Explores a Child's Reaction to a School Shooting
by Michael Dale - Apr 16, 2018

The willingness to suspend disbelief is a long-standing tradition in live theatre, and as long as playwrights and directors firmly establish their boundaries of realism, it's reasonable for audience members to go along with them.

Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of THIS FLAT EARTH Photo Photo Flash: Playwrights Horizons Celebrates Opening Night of THIS FLAT EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2018

Happy opening! THIS FLAT EARTH, directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman, held its Opening Night at Playwrights Horizons last night! The performance marked the play's World Premiere. Other members of the theatre community, including Lois Smith and Jamie Brewer, joined the cast and crew for last night's celebration.

Photo Flash: Tony Winner Rebecca Taichman Directs THIS FLAT EARTH At Playwrights Hori Photo Photo Flash: Tony Winner Rebecca Taichman Directs THIS FLAT EARTH At Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2018

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) presents the world premiere production of THIS FLAT EARTH, a new play by Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone, the current Amy and the Orphans). Directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman (Familiar, Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at Playwrights; Indecent), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season. See photos from the production here!

Previews Begin This Friday For THIS FLAT EARTH At Playwrights Horizons Photo Previews Begin This Friday For THIS FLAT EARTH At Playwrights Horizons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Previews begin this Friday, March 16 for the Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) world premiere production of THIS FLAT EARTH, a new play by Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone, the current Amy and the Orphans).  Directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman (Familiar, Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at Playwrights; Indecent), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season.  

Broadway Does St Paddy's Day Tonight At Opry City Stage Photo Broadway Does St Paddy's Day Tonight At Opry City Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Matt DeAngelis (Waitress), Cassidy Stirtz (ONCE) and Erikka Walsh (Once) have teamed up once again, with additional members from every U.S. Company of ONCE: The Musical, for a FREE one-night only musical jam extravaganza. Tonight, titled 'Broadway Does St. Paddy's', has company members joining forces to celebrate the 'Luck O' The Irish' and benefit VH1's Save The Music Foundation by raising money to keep music in public schools around the United States. 'Broadway Does St. Paddy's Day' is sure to be filled with music, storytelling, and most importantly, keeping arts in education.

Playwrights Horizons Opens Online Lottery For 1st Preview Of Lindsey Ferrentino's THI Photo Playwrights Horizons Opens Online Lottery For 1st Preview Of Lindsey Ferrentino's THIS FLAT EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2018

Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) begins accepting entries today, Monday, March 5, for the LIVE for FIVE online lottery for $5 tickets to the world premiere of THIS FLAT EARTH, a new play by Lindsey Ferrentino (Ugly Lies the Bone, the current Amy and the Orphans). Directed by Tony Award winner Rebecca Taichman (Familiar, Stage Kiss, Milk Like Sugar at Playwrights; Indecent), the play is the fourth production of the theater company's 2017/2018 Season.

'Broadway Does St Paddy's' Concert Comes to Opry City Stage March 12th Photo 'Broadway Does St Paddy's' Concert Comes to Opry City Stage March 12th
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2018

Matt DeAngelis (Waitress), Cassidy Stirtz (ONCE) and Erica Spyres (Carousel) have teamed up once again, with additional members from every U.S. Company of ONCE: The Musical, for a one-night only musical jam extravaganza. The evening, titled 'Broadway Does St. Paddy's Day', has company members joining forces to celebrate the 'Luck O' The Irish' and benefit VH1's Save The Music Foundation by raising money to keep music in public schools around the United States. 

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast and Creatives of THIS FLAT EARTH Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast and Creatives of THIS FLAT EARTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2018

At a middle school in this seaside town, the unthinkable has happened, placing a bewildered community in the national spotlight. Stuck at home in a state of shocked limbo, Julie (Ms. Davis) and Zander (Mr. Saint-Germain), two thirteen-year-olds, try to make sense of the chaos they witnessed, their awkward crushes and an infinitely more complicated future - but the grown-ups are no help at all. An urgent response to our times, THIS FLAT EARTH is a startling and deeply felt story of growing up in our confounding world.

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