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Photos: First Look at Francois Battiste, Nancy Opel & More in A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Photos: First Look at Francois Battiste, Nancy Opel & More in A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

Production photos are now available of the San Francisco company of the Tony Award-winning production of A Christmas Carol led by Obie Award winner Francois Battiste (Ebenezer Scrooge); beloved Broadway veteran Nancy Opel (Ghost of Christmas Past); and award-winning actor, writer, and producer Amber Iman (Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs. Fezziwig).

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins Performances at the Ahmanson Tomorrow Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Begins Performances at the Ahmanson Tomorrow
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 29, 2021

Performances of five-time Tony Award-winning production of¬†‚ÄúA Christmas Carol‚Ä̬†will begin on November 30, 2021 at the Ahmanson Theatre. The opening is set for Wednesday, December 1, 2021, and performances continue through January 1, 2022

Photos: First Look at Bradley Whitford, Kate Burton & More in A CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Photos: First Look at Bradley Whitford, Kate Burton & More in A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2021

Production photos are now available for the First National Tour of A Christmas Carol led by three-time Emmy Award winner Bradley Whitford (Ebenezer Scrooge), Tony and Emmy Award nominee Kate Burton (Ghost of Christmas Past), and Grammy and SAG Award nominee Alex Newell (Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs. Fezziwig).

CTG Announces A CHRISTMAS CAROL & South LA Cafe Community Foundation Partnership Photo CTG Announces A CHRISTMAS CAROL & South LA Cafe Community Foundation Partnership
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2021

The five-time Tony Award-winning production of¬†‚ÄúA Christmas Carol‚Ä̬†playing at the Center Theatre Group / Ahmanson Theatre has announced a partnership with a local non-profit continuing a tradition set in London and on Broadway to support local communities in need.

Amber Iman, Nancy Opel & More to Lead A CHRISTMAS CAROL in San Francisco Alongside Fr Photo Amber Iman, Nancy Opel & More to Lead A CHRISTMAS CAROL in San Francisco Alongside Francois Battiste 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2021

Casting has been announced today for the San Francisco production of the Tony-winning production of A Christmas Carol with Broadway veteran Nancy Opel (Ghost of Christmas Past) and award-winning actor, writer, and producer Amber Iman (Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs. Fezziwig) joining the previously announced Francois Battiste (Ebenezer Scrooge).

Kate Burton, Alex Newell & More Join A CHRISTMAS CAROL National Tour Led by Bradley W Photo Kate Burton, Alex Newell & More Join A CHRISTMAS CAROL National Tour Led by Bradley Whitford
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 5, 2021

Learn about the full cast for the new First National Tour of A Christmas Carol with Tony and Emmy Award nominee Kate Burton, Grammy and SAG Award nominee Alex Newell (Ghost of Christmas Present/Mrs. Fezziwig), Bradley Whitford (Ebenezer Scrooge) & more along with information on schedule and tickets.

Bradley Whitford & Francois Battiste to Star as Ebenezer Scrooge in Two Simultaneous  Photo Bradley Whitford & Francois Battiste to Star as Ebenezer Scrooge in Two Simultaneous Productions of A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 7, 2021

The magical new interpretation of Charles Dickens’ timeless story, A Christmas Carol, adapted by Tony Award winner Jack Thorne (Harry Potter and the Cursed Child) and originally directed and conceived by Tony Award winner Matthew Warchus (Matilda), will visit five U.S. cities this holiday season with two simultaneous productions.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces 2021 Tour and Broadway Return Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces 2021 Tour and Broadway Return
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2020

A Christmas Carol is hitting the road in 2021!

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Breaks Box Office Record For The Third Week In A Row Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Breaks Box Office Record For The Third Week In A Row
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019

A Christmas Carol, which opened on Broadway November 20, 2019, has just broken another box office record at the Lyceum Theatre. Adapted by Jack Thorne and directed by Matthew Warchus, A Christmas Carol grossed $954,054.40 over nine performances for the week ending December 29. It tops the house record previously held by Oh, Hello, the Nick Kroll and John Mulaney comedy that grossed $911,602 for the week ending January 1, 2017.

A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces Rush Policy Photo A CHRISTMAS CAROL Announces Rush Policy
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 1, 2019

The producers of A Christmas Carol announced today that starting with the first preview on November 7, 2019 there will be a limited number of $40 rush tickets available for each performance throughout the run.

CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE 90s MUSICAL Digital Lottery & Rush Tickets Announced At Broadwa Photo CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE 90s MUSICAL Digital Lottery & Rush Tickets Announced At Broadway In Chicago
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 29, 2019

Broadway In Chicago is delighted to announce there will be a digital lottery and rush tickets for CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE '90s MUSICAL, which will play for a limited two-week engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut) from April 2-14, 2019.

Complete Casting Announced For North American Tour Of CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE 90s MUSIC Photo Complete Casting Announced For North American Tour Of CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE 90s MUSICAL
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 8, 2019

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the cult classic film Cruel Intentions, producers have announced the casting for the North American tour of the Off-Broadway smash hit Cruel Intentions: The 90s Musical.  Following sold-out runs in Los Angeles and a critically acclaimed, sold-out run in New York City, the new musical - a stage adaptation of Roger Kumble's 1999 cult-hit film, created by Jordan Ross, Lindsey Rosin & Roger Kumble - will launch its first national tour at Proctors in Schenectady, NY on March 29, 2019.

Four Chicago Actors Cast In CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE '90s MUSICAL Tour Photo Four Chicago Actors Cast In CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE '90s MUSICAL Tour
by Julie Musbach - Mar 7, 2019

In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the cult classic film Cruel Intentions, producers have announced the casting for the North American tour of the Off-Broadway smash hit CRUEL INTENTIONS: THE '90s MUSICAL. Following sold-out runs in Los Angeles and a critically acclaimed, sold-out run in New York City, the new musical will play Broadway In Chicago's Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place (175 E. Chestnut St) for a limited two week engagement April 2 14, 2019.

Review: JEWS, CHRISTIANS AND SCREWING STALIN Recounts a Brooklyn Family's Dysfunction Photo Review: JEWS, CHRISTIANS AND SCREWING STALIN Recounts a Brooklyn Family's Dysfunction, Humor and Ultimate Atonement on Rosh Hashanah
by Shari Barrett - Aug 22, 2018

Subtitled 'A Light Comedy About Dark Jews,' we meet Bubby as she prepares a much-too-salty matzo ball soup for Rosh Hashana dinner in a period-perfect kitchen as the center piece of a realistic two-story set designed by Joel Daavid in anticipation of her entire family gathering to celebrate the holiday. Even her son and grandson will be there, a special evening (she hopes) as the two have not spoken to each other in years. But after continuously forgetting to bring home the chicken for dinner, Joey's alcoholic father David finally shows up at the table, causing alliances to be challenged and hopefully, new beginnings to be forged. And leave it to Zayda to show up at just the right moments to forward the story and add his own insights into his family's history and character. Oy vey!

Photo Flash: First Look at JEWS, CHRISTIANS, AND SCREWING STALIN at the Matrix Photo Photo Flash: First Look at JEWS, CHRISTIANS, AND SCREWING STALIN at the Matrix
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2018

Acclaimed TV and film actor John Pleshette(Knots Landing, Murder One, Curb Your Enthusiasm) and stand-up comedian and actress Cathy Ladman (I'm Dying Up Here, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Scandal) - a late-night favorite who has made numerous appearances on The Tonight Showand has her own HBO One Night Stand special - anchor the ensemble cast of an outrageous new comedy inspired by a true story about "family dysfunction, atonement and matzo balls." Took A Cab Productions and the world-famousImprov comedy club chain present the world premiere of Jews, Christians and Screwing Stalin by Mark Lonow and Jo Anne Astrow. Lonow directs for an Aug. 18 opening at the Matrix Theatre, where performances will continue through Sept. 23.

Outrageous New Comedy JEWS, CHRISTIANS AND SCREWING STALIN Inspired By Real Events Photo Outrageous New Comedy JEWS, CHRISTIANS AND SCREWING STALIN Inspired By Real Events
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2018

Acclaimed TV and film actor John Pleshette (Knots Landing, Murder One, Curb Your Enthusiasm) and stand-up comedian and actress Cathy Ladman (I'm Dying Up Here, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Scandal) - a late-night favorite who has made numerous appearances on The Tonight Show and has her own HBO One Night Stand special - anchor the ensemble cast of an outrageous new comedy inspired by a true story about "family dysfunction, atonement and matzo balls." Took A Cab Productions and the world-famous Improv comedy club chain present the world premiere of Jews, Christians and Screwing Stalin by Mark Lonow and Jo Anne Astrow. Lonow directs for an Aug. 18 opening at the Matrix Theatre, where performances will continue through Sept. 23.

BWW Interview: Mark Lonow Expertly Improvs on All Matters Laughing & SCREWING Photo BWW Interview: Mark Lonow Expertly Improvs on All Matters Laughing & SCREWING
by Gil Kaan - Aug 6, 2018

A man who surely knows a thing or two about comedy, Mark Lonow, the co-owner of the legendary Improv chain, will world premiere his latest play (co-written with his wife Jo Anne Astrow) JEWS, CHRISTIANS AND SCREWING STALIN at the Matrix Theatre beginning August 16, 2018. Taking his childhood dramas and traumas, Mark repurposes his familial distress to make you cry, not from its heavy seriousness, but from all the laughing so hard.

Outrageous New Comedy JEWS, CHRISTIANS AND SCREWING STALIN Inspired By Real Events Photo Outrageous New Comedy JEWS, CHRISTIANS AND SCREWING STALIN Inspired By Real Events
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 16, 2018

Acclaimed TV and film actor John Pleshette (Knots Landing, Murder One, Curb Your Enthusiasm) and stand-up comedian and actress Cathy Ladman (I'm Dying Up Here, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Scandal) - a late-night favorite who has made numerous appearances on The Tonight Show and has her own HBO One Night Stand special - anchor the ensemble cast of an outrageous new comedy inspired by a true story about "family dysfunction, atonement and matzo balls." Took A Cab Productions and the world-famous Improv comedy club chain present the world premiere of Jews, Christians and Screwing Stalin by Mark Lonow and Jo Anne Astrow. Lonow directs for an Aug. 18 opening at the Matrix Theatre, where performances will continue through Sept. 23.

Frankie J Grande to Join the Cast of CRUEL INTENTIONS Photo Frankie J Grande to Join the Cast of CRUEL INTENTIONS
by Julie Musbach - Mar 6, 2018

Producers Eva Price and Sucker Love Productions have announced that actor, singer and television personality FRANKIE J. GRANDE will step into the role of Blaine Tuttle in CRUEL INTENTIONS - the new musical nightlife experience based on Roger Kumble's 1999 cult-hit film, now playing at downtown hotspot (le) Poisson Rouge (158 Bleecker Street). Grande joins the cast on Sunday, March 18.

Alix Korey, Marilyn Sokol, and More in THE JOYS? OF BEING YIDDISH Industry Reading at New42
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

The industry reading of the new play, The Joys? of Being Yiddish, will be presented on Friday, June 9th at 10:45am and 2:00pm at The New 42 Rehearsal Studios (Studio 9A), 229 W. 42nd Street.

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