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Bio:
Matthew Steffens is a NYC based director, choreographer, performer and educator. Previous credits include Broadway/Off Broadway: Doctor Zhivago, Queen of the Night (Drama Desk Award),SUPERHERO, Pretty Hunger (Public Theater), Bountiful (R.Evolucion Latina), BC BEAT. Regional ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Matthew Steffens is a NYC based director, choreographer, performer and educator. Previous credits include Broadway/Off Broadway: Doctor Zhivago, Queen of the Night (Drama Desk Award),SUPERHERO, Pretty Hunger (Public Theater), Bountiful (R.Evolucion Latina), BC BEAT. Regional ... (read complete bio)
Molly Shannon Joins PROMISES, PROMISES for 11 Weeks Starting Oct. 12th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2010

'Saturday Night Live' alumnus and 'Superstar' Molly Shannon will make her Broadway debut in the smash hit musical comedy PROMISES, PROMISES as Marge MacDougall for a limited 11 week run from Tuesday, October 12, 2010 through Sunday, December 26, 2010. This new production of PROMISES, PROMISES, directed and choreographed by Tony and Emmy Award winner Rob Ashford with Neil Simon's funny and touching book and Burt Bacharach and Hal David's hit-packed score, began previews at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) Saturday, March 27, 2010, and opened on Sunday, April 25, 2010.

Finneran Announces Pregnancy; Departs PROMISES Oct. 10, 2010
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2010

It has been a banner year for PROMISES, PROMISES' Katie Finneran. Her critically acclaimed performance as Marge MacDougall in the smash hit musical comedy PROMISES, PROMISES swept the 2010 awards season winning her the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award. On Sunday, August 22, Ms. Finneran married long time companion Darren Goldstein (Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson), and now the couple has announced that they are expecting a child this winter. It is with best wishes that the producers of PROMISES, PROMISES announced today that Tony Award winner Katie Finneran will play her final performance in the smash hit musical comedy on Sunday, October 10, 2010. This new production of PROMISES, PROMISES, directed and choreographed by Tony and Emmy Award winner Rob Ashford with Neil Simon's funny and touching book and Burt Bacharach and Hal David's hit-packed score, began previews at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) Saturday, March 27, 2010, and opened on Sunday, April 25, 2010. Casting for Broadway's next Marge MacDougall will be announced shortly.

Previews Begin Tomorrow For WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN
by Gabrielle Sierra - Oct 7, 2010

Previews begin Friday, October 8, at 8pm at the Belasco Theater (111 West 44th street) for Lincoln Center Theater's production of the new musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, based on the film by Pedro Almodovar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher.

Photo Coverage: WOMEN ON THE VERGE in Rehearsal
by Robert Diamond - Oct 6, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that it's production of the new musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, will now begin performances on Friday, October 8 at 8pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). Opening night for the musical, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher, will remain as originally scheduled on Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm.

Video: See Ellen DeGeneres in PROMISES, PROMISES!
by Jessica Lewis - Sep 30, 2010

As reported previously, Ellen Degeneres made a surprise cameo in PROMISES, PROMISES September 7, performing alongside Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth. Footage from her surprise performance aired September 15 on the season premiere of her show on NBC. The clips have hit the internet today! Click here to watch her spot.

WOMEN ON THE VERGE Delays Previews Until 10/8
by Jessica Lewis - Sep 29, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of André Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced that it's production of the new musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN, will now begin performances on Friday, October 8 at 8pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). Opening night for the musical, based on the film by Pedro Almodóvar, with a book by Jeffrey Lane, music and lyrics by David Yazbek and direction by Bartlett Sher, will remain as originally scheduled on Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm.

BWW AUDIO: First WOMEN ON THE VERGE Radio Spot!
by Robert Diamond - Sep 24, 2010

Lincoln Center has released the first radio spot for WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN! The organization also announced today that in order to give the creative team additional technical stage time, it has rescheduled the first performance of the new musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN. Previews, originally scheduled to begin on Saturday evening, October 2, will now begin on Tuesday evening, October 5 at 8pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). Opening night for the musical will remain, as originally announced, Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm.

Photo Flash: New WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN Promo Shots!
by Robert Diamond - Sep 20, 2010

Lincoln Center has released a full set of promo shots of WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN! The organization also announced today that in order to give the creative team additional technical stage time, it has rescheduled the first performance of the new musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN. Previews, originally scheduled to begin on Saturday evening, October 2, will now begin on Tuesday evening, October 5 at 8pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). Opening night for the musical will remain, as originally announced, Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm.

Photo Coverage: PROMISES, PROMISES on Fallon's 'Broadway Week!'
by Robert Diamond - Sep 15, 2010

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier, on September 13, 'Late Night with Jimmy Fallon' launched its first ever LNJF Broadway Week. The week will showcase all the biggest hits the Great White Way has to offer, from pounding punk rock to 60s swing. Each night this week, Jimmy will welcome a different Broadway musical to the Late Night studios.

Photo Flash: WOMEN ON THE VERGE - First Promo Shots!
by Jessica Lewis - Sep 10, 2010

Lincoln Center has released the first promo shots of WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN! The organization also announced today that in order to give the creative team additional technical stage time, it has rescheduled the first performance of the new musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN. Previews, originally scheduled to begin on Saturday evening, October 2, will now begin on Tuesday evening, October 5 at 8pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). Opening night for the musical will remain, as originally announced, Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm.

WOMEN ON THE VERGE Pushes First Preview to 10/5
by Robert Diamond - Sep 10, 2010

Lincoln Center Theater (under the direction of Andre Bishop, Artistic Director, and Bernard Gersten, Executive Producer) has announced, in order to give the creative team additional technical stage time, that it has rescheduled the first performance of the new musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN. Previews, originally scheduled to begin on Saturday evening, October 2, will now begin on Tuesday evening, October 5 at 8pm at the Belasco Theatre (111 West 44 Street). Opening night for the musical will remain, as originally announced, Thursday, November 4 at 6:45pm.

Photo Flash: Degeneres' PROMISES Footage to Air 9/21
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 9, 2010

As reported previously, Ellen Degeneres made a surprise cameo in PROMISES, PROMISES September 7, performing alongside Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth. Footage from her surprise performance will air September 15 on the season premiere of her show on NBC.

Molly Shannon to Join PROMISES, PROMISES for 11 Weeks Starting Oct. 12th
by Robert Diamond - Sep 8, 2010

The producers of PROMISES, PROMISES are thrilled to announce that 'Saturday Night Live' alumnus and 'Superstar' Molly Shannon will make her Broadway debut in the smash hit musical comedy as Marge MacDougall for a limited 11 week run from Tuesday, October 12, 2010 through Sunday, December 26, 2010. This new production of PROMISES, PROMISES, directed and choreographed by Tony and Emmy Award winner Rob Ashford with Neil Simon's funny and touching book and Burt Bacharach and Hal David's hit-packed score, began previews at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) Saturday, March 27, 2010, and opened on Sunday, April 25, 2010.

DeGeneres Makes a Surprise Cameo in PROMISES
by Jessica Lewis - Sep 8, 2010

Last night, September 7, Ellen DeGeneres made a surprise cameo in PROMISES, PROMISES as the 'Nurse' in Act 1, performing alongside Sean Hayes and Kristin Chenoweth. The cameo was orchestrated as a promo for the upcoming season of her talk show, The Ellen DeGeneres show. In a move that surprised everyone, her walk-on was kept under wraps until her debut last night, with media not being alerted until midnight following the performance.

Tix On Sale 8/30 For WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2010

Tickets to Lincoln Center Theater's production of the new musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN will go on sale to the general public Monday, August 30.

Tix On Sale 8/30 For WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN 8/30
by Gabrielle Sierra - Aug 27, 2010

Tickets to Lincoln Center Theater's production of the new musical WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN will go on sale to the general public Monday, August 30.

Finneran Announces Pregnancy; Departs PROMISES Oct. 10, 2010
by Jessica Lewis - Aug 24, 2010

It has been a banner year for PROMISES, PROMISES' Katie Finneran. Her critically acclaimed performance as Marge MacDougall in the smash hit musical comedy PROMISES, PROMISES swept the 2010 awards season winning her the Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and Outer Critics Circle Award. On Sunday, August 22, Ms. Finneran married long time companion Darren Goldstein (Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson), and now the couple has announced that they are expecting a child this winter. It is with best wishes that the producers of PROMISES, PROMISES announced today that Tony Award winner Katie Finneran will play her final performance in the smash hit musical comedy on Sunday, October 10, 2010. This new production of PROMISES, PROMISES, directed and choreographed by Tony and Emmy Award winner Rob Ashford with Neil Simon's funny and touching book and Burt Bacharach and Hal David's hit-packed score, began previews at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway) Saturday, March 27, 2010, and opened on Sunday, April 25, 2010. Casting for Broadway's next Marge MacDougall will be announced shortly.

Jacoby & Martello Star in Walnut Street's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF 5/26-7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2010

The Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 201st season with its long-awaited new staging of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Filled with a powerful and heartwarming score including 'Tradition;' 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker;' 'If I Were A Rich Man' and 'Sunrise, Sunset;' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is a timeless classic.

Photo Coverage: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Opens at Walnut Street Theatre
by Linda Lenzi - May 27, 2010

The Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 201st season with its long-awaited new staging of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Filled with a powerful and heartwarming score including 'Tradition;' 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker;' 'If I Were A Rich Man' and 'Sunrise, Sunset;' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is a timeless classic. Helmed by Barrymore Award-Winning Director Bruce Lumpkin and featuring Walnut vets Mark Jacoby and Mary Martello, FIDDLER ON THE ROOF opened on May 26 and runs through July 18 on the WST Mainstage.

Photo Flash: Walnut Street Theatre Presents FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by Gabrielle Sierra - May 27, 2010

The Walnut Street Theatre concludes its landmark 201st season with its long-awaited new staging of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF. Filled with a powerful and heartwarming score including 'Tradition;' 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker;' 'If I Were A Rich Man' and 'Sunrise, Sunset;' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is a timeless classic.

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