Full Cast and Creatives Announced For ROMEO & BERNADETTE: A MUSICAL TALE OF VERONA AND BROOKLYNFull Cast and Creatives Announced For ROMEO & BERNADETTE: A MUSICAL TALE OF VERONA AND BROOKLYN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2019

The cast and creative team have been announced for the Off-Broadway premiere of Romeo & Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book and lyrics by Mark Saltzman, music adapted from classic Italian melodies, and directed and choreographed by Justin Ross Cohen. Previews begin at the Mezzanine Theatre at A.R.T./New York Theatres 502 West 53rd Street (10th Avenue & 53rd Street) on Tuesday, January 14th at 7pm with an official opening on Thursday, January 23rd at 8pm. Performances will continue through February 16, 2020. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Seeks Lead for ROMEO AND BERNADETTEAmas Musical Theatre Seeks Lead for ROMEO AND BERNADETTE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre is seeking an actor to play Shakespeare's Romeo, who has time-slipped into 1960's Brooklyn, for the upcoming premiere production (January 2020) of a?oeRomeo and Bernadette: A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn,a?? with a book by Mark Saltzman and music based on classic Italian melodies. Justin Ross Cohen is set to direct. (more...)

Boston Court Pasadena Announces New Leadership TeamBoston Court Pasadena Announces New Leadership Team
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

Today, the Board of Directors of Boston Court Pasadena (BCP) announced a new leadership team, as well as plans to modify the 16-year-old organization's programming cycle. These significant steps in the evolution of one of Los Angeles' leading multi-disciplinary arts producers are aimed at supporting the continued growth of its local, regional, and national impact. (more...)

Boston Court Pasadena Presents its Fall Music SeriesBoston Court Pasadena Presents its Fall Music Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2019

Boston Court Pasadena continues their 2019 Music Season with the Fall Music Series featuring offerings curated by Artistic Director Mark Saltzman. The Fall Series commences with the return of Piano Spheres with Susan Svrček (September 20) and concludes with Après un Rêve with Josh Nelson, Lilian Sengpiehl, Kathleen Grace (October 26). (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Chats PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, FRIENDS Parody Musical, ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICEThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Chats PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, FRIENDS Parody Musical, ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE
by West of Broadway - Jul 18, 2019

On todays episode of West of Broadway, Lara talks about her experience at The Play that Goes Wrong. We talk with Mark Saltzman about his new show with a Guys and Dolls connection and we catch up with one of the creators of the Friends Musical Parody. (more...)

ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE Extends At North Coast RepANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE Extends At North Coast Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019

North Coast Repertory Theatre has extended through August 11th its highly successful World Premiere of ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE, a rollicking musical with book by Mark Saltzman, reuniting the talents of songwriter Frank Loesser and author Damon Runyon, creators of the legendary Guys and Dolls. In Dice, three classic Runyon stories are intertwined with hits from the Loesser songbook, including "Heart and Soul," "I Hear Music," "Two Sleepy People," and "Let's Get Lost," performed by iconic Damon Runyon gangland characters. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Mark Saltzman's A Runyonesque Accomplice In ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICEBWW Interview: Playwright Mark Saltzman's A Runyonesque Accomplice In ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE
by Gil Kaan - Jul 3, 2019

Emmy-winning writer Mark Saltzman will be back on the theatrical boards with the world premiere of his ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE, beginning July 10, 2019 at the North Coast Rep Theatre. Mark has based ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE, his companion piece to GUYS AND DOLLS, on the short stories of Damon Runyon and the time-tested songs of Frank Loesser. Lady Lucky gave me the chance to pick Mark's prolific brain on his long road to Runyonland, as well as, on a significant Sesame Street event. (more...)

PEACH BOY Musical Holds Staged Reading For Two Nights Only at Lonny Chapman TheatrePEACH BOY Musical Holds Staged Reading For Two Nights Only at Lonny Chapman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2019

The Group Rep presents a musical staged reading of PEACH BOY, based on a 200 year old favorite fairy tale character Momotaro, book and lyrics by Tony Pinizzotto, music by Phil Luna, directed by Hisato Masuyama. PEACH BOY is a timeless tale of love, adventure, and coming-of-age; crafted to excite as it restores your faith in never being told you're too old to dream. Two performances only! Tuesday, July 2 at 8 pm and Wednesday, July 3 at 8 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE At North Coast Repertory TheatrePhoto Flash: ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE At North Coast Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

North Coast Repertory Theatre is capping its highly successful Season 37 with the World Premiere of ANOTHER ROLL OF THE DICE, a rollicking musical with book by Mark Saltzman, reuniting the talents of songwriter Frank Loesser and author Damon Runyon, creators of the legendary Guys and Dolls. In Dice, three classic Runyon stories are intertwined with hits from the Loesser songbook, including "Heart and Soul," "I Hear Music," "Two Sleepy People," and "Let's Get Lost," performed by iconic Damon Runyon gangland characters. (more...)

Boston Court Pasadena's 2019 Emerging Artists SeriesBoston Court Pasadena's 2019 Emerging Artists Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019

Boston Court Pasadena continues its mission of fostering new musical talent with the 3rd Annual Emerging Artists Series, May 30 June 9, 2019. The series will feature up-and-coming pianists, as well as vocalists who have been through a rigorous mentoring curriculum with some of Los Angeles' most prominent musicians and coaches including Mark Robson, Gloria Cheng, Lisa Sylvester, Vicki Ray, Brent McMunn and Paul Floyd. (more...)

Boston Court Pasadena Announces 2019 Winter Music SeriesBoston Court Pasadena Announces 2019 Winter Music Series
by Marika O'Hara - Jan 15, 2019

Boston Court Pasadena presents the 2019 Winter Music Series featuring acclaimed artists from a variety of genres: classical, world, opera, experimental, jazz and some that defy categorization, curated by Artistic Director for Music, Mark Saltzman. The winter season will feature 17 concerts by renowned musicians from across Los Angeles and the globe. (more...)

The Momedians Of Momedy Come to The Skokie TheatreThe Momedians Of Momedy Come to The Skokie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2018

The Momedians of Momedy is a stand-up comedy show featuring Chicago's best comedians - who just happen to be moms! Host Colleen Brennan will deliver the laughs along with fellow Momedians Kat Herskovic, Denise Medina, Jan Slavin, Eunji Kim and Kellye Howard. Come join the fun as The M.O.M. joke about the perils of life, pregnancy, relationships, parenthood and more…Why? Because we said so. (more...)

Boston Court Pasadena Announces 2019 SeasonBoston Court Pasadena Announces 2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018

Boston Court Pasadena will bring another daring year of theater and music events to Southern California for their 2019 season, and welcomes the S. Mark Taper Foundation as sponsor of the 2019 theater season. Artistic Directors Jessica Kubzansky, Michael Michetti and Mark Saltzman have programmed more than 100 performances of music and theater on two stages, continuing the company's dedication to new work, reimagined classics, and both emerging and established artists. (more...)

Mario Cantone, Judy McLane, Bobby Conte Thornton To Head Cast Of Amas Musical Theatre's ROMEO AND BERNADETTEMario Cantone, Judy McLane, Bobby Conte Thornton To Head Cast Of Amas Musical Theatre's ROMEO AND BERNADETTE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in celebration of its 50th season, will present Romeo and Bernadette- A Musical Tale of Verona and Brooklyn, with book & lyrics by Mark Saltzman and music adapted from classic Italian melodies, the second of four new musicals in development included in this year's "Dare to Be Different" series. Performances are Monday, November 19 at 3pm & 7pm and Tuesday, November 20 at 3pm at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street - 10th Avenue & 53rd Street. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre To Present Second Year Of Its 'Dare To Be Different' SeriesAmas Musical Theatre To Present Second Year Of Its 'Dare To Be Different' Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) in celebration of its 50th season, will present the second year of Dare To Be Different, a series of four new musicals and two one-night only special events from November 15 - December 1 at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rdStreet - 10thAvenue & 53rdStreet). For reservations, please email boxoffice@amasmusical.orgor call 212-563-2565. (more...)

North Coast Rep Announces 37th SeasonNorth Coast Rep Announces 37th Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

North Coast Repertory Theatre launches Season 37 with an intriguing array of riotous comedy, a powerful family drama, a suspense-filled Sherlock Holmes mystery, an eye-opening personal conversation between a U.S. and Soviet arms negotiators, and a colorful musical from the creators of the legendary Broadway musical Guys and Dolls. The compelling lineup includes two West Coast premieres and one World premiere. North Coast Repertory Theatre, a non-profit professional theatre company, has evolved into one of the area's leading performing arts organizations that is recognized for the quality of its work and its commitment to excellence. In a single night, you can be transported to a different time and place and be transformed by the experience. (more...)

World Premiere of EVERYTHING THAT NEVER HAPPENED Comes to Boston Court Pasadena Next MonthWorld Premiere of EVERYTHING THAT NEVER HAPPENED Comes to Boston Court Pasadena Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

Boston Court Pasadena presents the world premiere of Everything That Never Happened written by Sarah B. Mantell and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, September 27 - November 4 (press opening October 6).  The production stars Leo Marks (Shylock), Erika Soto (Jessica), Paul Culos (Lorenzo) and Dylan Saunders (Gobbo). (more...)

Boston Court Pasadena Announces Fall 2018 Music SeasonBoston Court Pasadena Announces Fall 2018 Music Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2018

Boston Court Pasadena presents another daring season of music events to Southern California - 14 Uncommon Performances -- this fall starting September 7 with a program of all new work in Poets, Prophets and Philosophers - with The Lyris Quartet and soprano Hila Plitmann. (more...)

Wyoming Theater Festival 2019 Season AnnouncedWyoming Theater Festival 2019 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2018

Plans are underway for Wyoming Theater Festival (WyoTF) to return for a 2019 summer season - and beyond - continuing its commitment to "New Plays in the New West," artistic director DannyLee Hodnett announced. Building on a tradition that began in 2015, the 2019 Wyoming Theater Festival will take place Aug. 8-18, 2019 in Sheridan, WY. Artists, titles and venues will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Celebrates 50 Years with Salons, Workshops, and MoreAmas Musical Theatre Celebrates 50 Years with Salons, Workshops, and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

Amas Musical Theatre is 50! During the coming year, the company will offer a wide array of programming devoted to continuing its mission of promoting cultural diversity in American musicals. A full schedule of events is listed below. (more...)

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