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Bio:
McKenzie Kurtz graduated from the University of Michigan in 2019. She recently played ‚ÄėAriel‚Äô in Footloose at the MUNY directed by Christian Borle. Later in the summer of 2019 she played ‚ÄėJane‚Äô in Female Troubles at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. @mckenziekurtz (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
McKenzie Kurtz graduated from the University of Michigan in 2019. She recently played ‚ÄėAriel‚Äô in Footloose at the MUNY directed by Christian Borle. Later in the summer of 2019 she played ‚ÄėJane‚Äô in Female Troubles at the Williamstown Theatre Festival. @mckenziekurtz (read complete bio)
Original FROZEN Stars Caissie Levy and Patti Murin Bid Farewell to Arendelle Today Photo Original FROZEN Stars Caissie Levy and Patti Murin Bid Farewell to Arendelle Today
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2020

Original stars of Frozen, Caissie Levy and Patti Murin, play their final performance as Elsa and Anna tonight, February 16.

Photo Flash: Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz, and Ryan McCartan Rehearse for FROZEN! Photo Photo Flash: Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz, and Ryan McCartan Rehearse for FROZEN!
by Linnae Medeiros - Feb 6, 2020

Let the storm rage on because we're getting a look inside rehearsals as Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz, and Ryan McCartan prepare to join the Broadway company of the smash-hit musical Frozen. Head to Arendelle by checking out the photos of the show's newest Elsa, Anna, and Hans!

Julie Halston, Michael Longoria and More Are Coming to Birdland Photo Julie Halston, Michael Longoria and More Are Coming to Birdland
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 24, 2020

Below is the upcoming schedule at Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater February 3 through February 16: 

February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Photo February 2020 Lineup Announced At Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 16, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club¬†and¬†Birdland Theater¬†are pleased to present the schedule for the month of February! At¬†Birdland Jazz Club, catch the iconic¬†Lionel Hampton Big Band Featuring Jason Marsalis,¬†current GRAMMY nominee¬†Catherine Russell, the Birdland debut of¬†AGUAS Trio with Omar Sosa, Yilian Ca√Īizares and Gustavo Ovalles,¬†and iconic vocalist¬†Jane Monheit.¬†Internationally recognized trumpeter¬†Rachel Therrien,¬†the¬†Seth Weaver Big Band,¬†and¬†The Voice¬†contestant¬†Melinda Rose Rodriguez¬†will also be performing upstairs.¬†

Wake Up With BWW 1/16: Read Reviews For MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 1/16: Read Reviews For MY NAME IS LUCY BARTON, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jan 16, 2020

Today's top stories: read the reviews for My Name is Lucy Barton, and more!

Meet FROZEN's New Elsa And Anna: Ciara Renée And McKenzie Kurtz! Photo Meet FROZEN's New Elsa And Anna: Ciara Renée And McKenzie Kurtz!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jan 15, 2020

For the first time in forever, Disney's smash hit musical Frozen is getting a new pair of royal sisters! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, Ciara Renée and McKenzie Kurtz will join the cast of Broadway's Frozen as Elsa and Anna on February 18 alongside Ryan McCartan as Hans. They take over the roles from Caissie Levy, Patti Murin, and Joe Carroll. To get you ready for coronation day, we're getting to know the show's two new leading ladies.

Breaking: Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan McCartan Will Join Cast of FROZEN on Bro Photo Breaking: Ciara Renee, McKenzie Kurtz & Ryan McCartan Will Join Cast of FROZEN on Broadway
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 15, 2020

Arendelle will soon welcome new royalty! BroadwayWorld has just learned that Ciara Renée, McKenzie Kurtz and Ryan McCartan will soon join the cast of Broadway's Frozen as Elsa, Anna, and Hans. All three will play their first performance on February 18. They take over the roles from original company members Caissie Levy and Patti Murin and Joe Carroll.

Laura Benanti, Bonnie Milligan, Betsy Wolfe And More  Announced For Women Of Broadway Photo Laura Benanti, Bonnie Milligan, Betsy Wolfe And More Announced For Women Of Broadway's THE FULL SCORE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 10, 2019

Review Roundup: FOOTLOOSE at The Muny; What Did The Critics Have To Say? Photo Review Roundup: FOOTLOOSE at The Muny; What Did The Critics Have To Say?
by Alan Henry - Jul 22, 2019

Kick off your Sunday shoes with this 80s favorite! Based on the 1984 Academy Award-nominated blockbuster hit, Footloose shows how a little teenage rebellion and a love of music can open hearts and transform a town. Featuring chart-topping hits, including 'Let's Hear It for the Boy,' 'Holding Out for a Hero' and the Grammy-nominated title track 'Footloose,' this four-time Tony Award-nominated dancing-sensation will have the entire family burning and yearning to cut loose!

VIDEO: FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram! Photo VIDEO: FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jul 22, 2019

We cut loose this past weekend as Mason Reeves took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story for a behind-the-scenes look at The Muny's production of Footloose! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!

BWW Review: FOOTLOOSE at The Muny is a Timeless Smash Hit Photo BWW Review: FOOTLOOSE at The Muny is a Timeless Smash Hit
by Tanya Seale - Jul 20, 2019

Sunday shoes are being kicked off right and left in Footloose at The Muny right now, as Christian Borle, the two-time Tony Award winner who has been in 11 Broadway shows, makes his musical theatre directing debut. In this four-time Tony Award-nominated adaptation of the 1984 movie by the same title, you'll find actors of all shapes and colors (insert heart-eye emojis for days!) who fill the stage again and again with dynamic dancing to songs...

Photos: Cut Loose with FOOTLOOSE at The Muny Photo Photos: Cut Loose with FOOTLOOSE at The Muny
by Julie Musbach - Jul 19, 2019

Kick off your Sunday shoes with this 80s favorite! Based on the 1984 Academy Award-nominated blockbuster hit, Footloose shows how a little teenage rebellion and a love of music can open hearts and transform a town. Featuring chart-topping hits, including a?oeLet's Hear It for the Boy,a?? a?oeHolding Out for a Heroa?? and the Grammy-nominated title track a?oeFootloose,a?? this four-time Tony Award-nominated dancing-sensation will have the entire family burning and yearning to cut loose!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Muny Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At FOOTLOOSE At The Muny
by Alan Henry - Jul 19, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of Footloose! Check out the video!

FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram Saturday! Photo FOOTLOOSE's Mason Reeves Takes Over Instagram Saturday!
by Linnae Medeiros - Jul 19, 2019

It's time to cut loose because Mason Reeves is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story on Saturday July 20th at The Muny's production of Footloose! Be sure to tune in and kick off your Sunday shoes to get a behind-the-scenes look at this 80s favorite! Let's hear it for the boy and for this takeover!

Heather Ayers, Florrie Bagel, and More Complete Cast of Muny's FOOTLOOSE Photo Heather Ayers, Florrie Bagel, and More Complete Cast of Muny's FOOTLOOSE
by Julie Musbach - May 24, 2019

Muny announced today its complete cast, design and production team for Footloose, the fifth show of its second century, July 18 - 24.

Matt Doyle, Bonnie Milligan, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Week Photo Matt Doyle, Bonnie Milligan, and More Feature at 54 Below Next Week
by Julie Musbach - May 9, 2019

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Sherie Rene Scott & Norbert Leo Butz, Joe Iconis, and More Set for 54 Below This Mont Photo Sherie Rene Scott & Norbert Leo Butz, Joe Iconis, and More Set for 54 Below This Month
by Julie Musbach - May 2, 2019

Next month, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

Taylor Louderman, Will Swenson, Mamie Parris, Ann Harada, Jason Gotay, Laura Michelle Photo Taylor Louderman, Will Swenson, Mamie Parris, Ann Harada, Jason Gotay, Laura Michelle Kelly and More Announced For THE MUNY's 101st Season
by Alan Henry - Apr 17, 2019

BroadwayWorld has learned that The Muny announced today 25 principal cast members for the first season of its second century. Complete company casting will be announced throughout April and May. The 101st season opens on a brand new, state-of-the-art stage with Muny favorite Guys and Dolls followed by the U.S. regional premiere of Kinky Boots. The season continues with 1776, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella, Footloose and a newly-reimagined Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon. Season 101 closes with the highly-anticipated Muny debut of Roald Dahl's Matilda.

Adam Guettel's MYTHS AND HYMNS to be Reimagined at the University of Michigan Museum  Photo Adam Guettel's MYTHS AND HYMNS to be Reimagined at the University of Michigan Museum of Art
by Rebecca Russo - Apr 5, 2019

Runyonland Productions will present A Night of Myths and Hymns, a reimagining of the song cycle by Broadway composer Adam Guettel (The Light in the Piazza, Floyd Collins) in the newly renovated apse of the University of Michigan Museum of Art. This intersectional work has two performances on April 7th, 6:00pm and 8:00pm. A Night of Myths and Hymns is in collaboration with the Museum of Art's SMTD@UMMA series.

BWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY at Music Theatre Wichita Photo BWW Review: FREAKY FRIDAY at Music Theatre Wichita
by Paula Makar - Jul 15, 2018

Mothers, grab your daughters and run to see this production of Freaky Friday before it closes. I never expected such a well-crafted, intimate piece of theater from the people at Disney, but I am so glad I had the opportunity to see this gem.

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