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Julie Halston, Victoria Clark, Jackie Hoffman and Gale Brewer Join THE MUSICAL OF MUS Photo Julie Halston, Victoria Clark, Jackie Hoffman and Gale Brewer Join THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2021

The York Theatre Company, in association with Tom D'Angora, Michael D'Angora, and Tim Guinee, has added more of Broadway’s best to the All-Singing, All-Talking, All-Virtual special benefit presentation of the Off-Broadway hit THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)…and More!.

Beth Leavel, Alexandra Billings, Sarah Stiles, Ana Gasteyer and More Join THE MUSICAL Photo Beth Leavel, Alexandra Billings, Sarah Stiles, Ana Gasteyer and More Join THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!) Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021

Sometimes One Musical Star Just Isn't Enough! The York Theatre Company has added more of Broadway’s best to the All-Singing, All-Talking, All-Virtual special benefit presentation of the Off-Broadway hit THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!)…and More!.

DECEMBER SONGS Announced At Hershey Area Playhouse Photo DECEMBER SONGS Announced At Hershey Area Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2021

The Hershey Area Playhouse is presenting December Songs, featuring soprano Sarah Zahn and pianist Andy Roberts. The online performances will be held on April 23, 24 and 25 at 7 pm.

Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces 2021/22 Season Featuring Two World Premieres by Photo Milwaukee Repertory Theater Announces 2021/22 Season Featuring Two World Premieres by Dael Orlandersmith & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2021

Audiences will be welcomed back to Milwaukee Rep for the 2021/22 Season with 12 productions across four venues in the Patty & Jay Baker Theater Complex. To ensure vaccines have time to be fully distributed and work to their optimal level, the start of the 2021/22 Season will start October 29, 2021 and run through July 1, 2022.

Award Winning Dramatist Arthur Kopit Dies at 83 Photo Award Winning Dramatist Arthur Kopit Dies at 83
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2021

Throughout a career spanning seven decades, Arthur Kopit authored several award-winning stage works, beginning with Oh Dad, Poor Dad, Mamma's Hung You in the Closet and I'm Feelin' So Sad, which Jerome Robbins directed on Broadway while Kopit was still an undergraduate at Harvard.

VIDEO: Liz Callaway Sings 'Look to the Rainbow' From FINIAN'S RAINBOW Photo VIDEO: Liz Callaway Sings 'Look to the Rainbow' From FINIAN'S RAINBOW
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2021

Liz Callaway has shared a video of herself singing 'Look to the Rainbow' from Finian's Rainbow in her kitchen. She shared, 'I was inspired to sing a song today for St Patrick's Day, and this gem from Finian's Rainbow came to mind. The arrangement is by my pal, and cast-mate from Merrily We Roll Along, David Loud.'

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, March 15- with Patrick Page, Jordan Barbour, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, March 15- with Patrick Page, Jordan Barbour, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2021

Today (March 15) in live streaming: Julius Caesar continues with Patrick Page, the 31st Annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre, and more!

Annual Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre Ceremony To Stream On Broadway On Demand Photo Annual Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre Ceremony To Stream On Broadway On Demand
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2021

Broadway On Demand will present the first ever virtual presentation of the 31st annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre, Monday, March 15 at 7PM ET.

Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert's ALL THE GIRLS Out Today on CD Photo Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert's ALL THE GIRLS Out Today on CD
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2021

PS CLASSICS has announced the release of All the Girls ‚Äď the new album from Rebecca Luker and Sally Wilfert ‚Äď on CD online and in stores today, Friday, March 5. It was released in digital and streaming formats in December. The album marks the final recording by Ms. Luker, a Broadway luminary for over 30 years, who passed away late last year.

THE MONSTER, ORATIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX Win Richa Photo THE MONSTER, ORATIO FOR LIVING THINGS, and TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX Win Richard Rodgers Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

The winners of the 2021 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater were announced today by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. The winners are: The Monster by Chelsea Marcantel, Michael Mahler, and Alan Schmuckler, Oratorio for Living Things by Heather Christian, and TL;DR: Thelma Louise; Dyke Remix by EllaRose Chary and Brandon James Gwinn.

THE MONSTER, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS and TL;DR Win 2021 Richard Rodgers Awards Photo THE MONSTER, ORATORIO FOR LIVING THINGS and TL;DR Win 2021 Richard Rodgers Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2021

The winners of the 2021 Richard Rodgers Awards for Musical Theater were announced today by the American Academy of Arts and Letters. Each musical received a Studio Production Award.

VIDEO: Alexander Mendoza and Claire Lyon Release New Single, 'Home' Photo VIDEO: Alexander Mendoza and Claire Lyon Release New Single, 'Home'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2021

Originally written by Maury Yeston, 'Home' is from Yeston & Kopit's Phantom: The American Musical Sensation. Mendoza and Lyon recorded from Los Angeles and Melbourne, respectively, and the song was produced by James Thompson of The Writing Room (Kaleena Zanders, Disney World, Showtime) and mastered by Latin Grammy winner Dale Becker of Becker Mastering (Chloe X Halle, Khalid, Adam Lambert).

Benjamin Scheuer and Melissa Li & Kit Yan Announced as Recipients of the 2021 Annual  Photo Benjamin Scheuer and Melissa Li & Kit Yan Announced as Recipients of the 2021 Annual Kleban Prize For Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2021

The Kleban Foundation celebrates the 31st anniversary of the annual Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre with the announcement of the 2021 prizewinners. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Benjamin Scheuer. The Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to co-librettists Melissa Li and Kit Yan.

Broadway Veteran Rebecca Luker Has Passed Away at 59 Photo Broadway Veteran Rebecca Luker Has Passed Away at 59
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Broadway veteran Rebecca Luker has passed away. Last year, Rebecca was diagnosed out of nowhere with ALS, a fatal neurodegenerative disease closely related to Alzheimer's and Parkinson's. She was 59 years old.

MAURY SINGS YESTON: THE DEMOS Now Available as 2-CD Set Photo MAURY SINGS YESTON: THE DEMOS Now Available as 2-CD Set
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2020

PS CLASSICS has announced the release of Maury Sings Yeston: The Demos to commemorate the 75th Birthday of Tony Award‚ÄĒwinning composer Maury Yeston. The album is now available as a 2-disc CD set in stores and online. It was released in digital and streaming formats earlier this season.

Beef & Boards Plans 2021 Reopening Photo Beef & Boards Plans 2021 Reopening
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2020

Although Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre remains uncharacteristically closed this holiday season, plans are underway for a reopening in the new year.

Broadway Rewind: GRAND HOTEL Returns with James Snyder, Brandon Uranowitz and More! Photo Broadway Rewind: GRAND HOTEL Returns with James Snyder, Brandon Uranowitz and More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2020

Today we rewind to 2018, when Encores brought Grand Hotel back to the stage. Originally produced under the title At the Grand (1958), with a score by Robert Wrightand George Forrest and book by Luther Davis, the production was revitalized in 1989 by director-choreographer Tommy Tune, with additional music and lyrics by Maury Yeston, for a Tony Award-winning run on Broadway.

MAURY SINGS YESTON: THE DEMOS Released Today Photo MAURY SINGS YESTON: THE DEMOS Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2020

PS CLASSICS has announced the release of Maury Sings Yeston: The Demos to commemorate the 75th birthday of Tony Award-winning composer Maury Yeston. The album is now available in digital and streaming formats today, Yeston's milestone birthday, Friday, October 23.

Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Seeks New Musicals For Development In The 2021 Summer S Photo Eugene O'Neill Theater Center Seeks New Musicals For Development In The 2021 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2020

Submissions for the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's 2021 National Music Theater Conference are open! Writers may submit new musicals through the O'Neill's Open Submissions process through October 30.

PS CLASSICS Celebrates Maury Yeston's 75th Birthday With MAURY SINGS YESTON: THE DEMO Photo PS CLASSICS Celebrates Maury Yeston's 75th Birthday With MAURY SINGS YESTON: THE DEMOS Album
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020

PS CLASSICS will release Maury Sings Yeston: The Demos to commemorate the 75th Birthday of Tony Award-winning composer Maury Yeston. The album will be available in digital and streaming formats the day of Yeston's milestone birthday, Friday, October 23!

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