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Bio:
Broadway: Jekyll and Hyde, Hot Feet, The Lion King, Big Deal, The Rink, Eubie!, On The Twentieth Century. Off-Broadway: Road Show, Road to Damascus, Venus, Spell #7 (The Public Theatre); Two Gentleman of Verona/The Musical (Shakespeare in the Park); Boys From Syracuse (Encores!); Rap Master Ronnie ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Broadway: Jekyll and Hyde, Hot Feet, The Lion King, Big Deal, The Rink, Eubie!, On The Twentieth Century. Off-Broadway: Road Show, Road to Damascus, Venus, Spell #7 (The Public Theatre); Two Gentleman of Verona/The Musical (Shakespeare in the Park); Boys From Syracuse (Encores!); Rap Master Ronnie ... (read complete bio)
Photo Flash: Go Inside Opening Night of PARADISE LOST Photo Photo Flash: Go Inside Opening Night of PARADISE LOST
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

Written by award-winning playwright Tom Dulack (Incommunicado, Kennedy Center Prize for New American Drama; Road to Damascus) and directed by Michael Parva (Irena's Vow, Martin Luther on Trial), PARADISE LOST just opened last night, January 22, at Theatre Three at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036) for a run through Sunday, February 23, 2020. Tickets are on sale now at www.FPAtheatre.com.

Photo Flash: First Look at PARADISE LOST at Theatre Row Photo Photo Flash: First Look at PARADISE LOST at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

Written by award-winning playwright Tom Dulack (Incommunicado, Kennedy Center Prize for New American Drama; Road to Damascus) and directed by Michael Parva (Irena's Vow, Martin Luther on Trial), performances of PARADISE LOST begin on Wednesday, January 15, with opening night set for Wednesday, January 22, at Theatre Three at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036) for a run through Sunday, February 23, 2020. Tickets are on sale now at www.FPAtheatre.com.

Red Bull Theater Presents Reading of Amy Freed's SHREW! Photo Red Bull Theater Presents Reading of Amy Freed's SHREW!
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Red Bull Theater today announced the cast for the next REVELATION READING, Amy Freed's Shrew!, directed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall, would include: Arnie Burton, Andrea Cirie, Carson Elrod, Mel Johnson Jr., John Pankow, Reg Rogers, Danny Scheie, Susannah Rogers, and more to be announced.  This will take place on Monday May 13th at 7:30pm at the Lucille Lortel Theatre (121 Christopher Street, between Bleecker and Hudson Streets).

Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque To Be Directed By Mel Johnson Jr. Photo Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque To Be Directed By Mel Johnson Jr.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019

MonaVision Films will present a private staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr. Monday April 1, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. at the Alchemical Theatre, 104 W 14th Street, 1st Floor (between 6th & 7th Aves) New York, NY 10011.

Photo Flash: The Cast of KISS ME, KATE is Too Darn Hot in This New Portrait Photo Photo Flash: The Cast of KISS ME, KATE is Too Darn Hot in This New Portrait
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Check out the principal cast of the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate

VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of KISS ME, KATE Photoshoot with Kelli O'Hara & Will Chas Photo VIDEO: Go Behind the Scenes of KISS ME, KATE Photoshoot with Kelli O'Hara & Will Chase!
by Stage Tube - Dec 5, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this week, casting is complete for the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara as 'Kate/Lilli Vanessi,' Tony Award nominee Will Chase as 'Petruchio/Fred Graham,' Corbin Bleu as 'Lucentio/Bill Calhoun,' Terence Archie as 'Harrison Howell,' Mel Johnson Jr. as 'Harry Trevor/Baptista,' James T. Lane as 'Paul,' Stephanie Styles as 'Lois Lane/Bianca,' Adrienne Walker as 'Hattie,' Lance Coadie Williams as 'Gangster (Second Man)' and John Pankow as 'Gangster (First Man).'

Wake Up With BWW 12/5: Full Cast of KISS ME, KATE Announced, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 12/5: Full Cast of KISS ME, KATE Announced, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Dec 5, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Full casting has been announced for the Broadway revival of Kiss Me, Kate, and more!

Complete Casting Announced for the Broadway Revival of KISS ME, KATE Photo Complete Casting Announced for the Broadway Revival of KISS ME, KATE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

Casting is complete for the new Broadway production of the musical comedy Kiss Me, Kate, starring Tony Award winner Kelli O'Hara as 'Kate/Lilli Vanessi,' Tony Award nominee Will Chase as 'Petruchio/Fred Graham,' Corbin Bleu as 'Lucentio/Bill Calhoun,' Terence Archie as 'Harrison Howell,' Mel Johnson Jr. as 'Harry Trevor/Baptista,' James T. Lane as 'Paul,' Stephanie Styles as 'Lois Lane/Bianca,' Adrienne Walker as 'Hattie,' Lance Coadie Williams as 'Gangster (Second Man)' and John Pankow as 'Gangster (First Man).'

Casting Announced For Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque, Directed By  Photo Casting Announced For Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque, Directed By Mel Johnson Jr.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

MonaVision Films will present a private staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr.

Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque Will Be Held at Alchemical Theatre  Photo Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque Will Be Held at Alchemical Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

A new venue has been announced for the invited staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr.

Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque Will Be Held at Alchemical Theatre  Photo Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque Will Be Held at Alchemical Theatre Lab
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2018

A new venue has been announced for the invited staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr.

Casting Announced For Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque, Directed By  Photo Casting Announced For Industry Reading Of THAT'S LIFE By Steve Monarque, Directed By Mel Johnson Jr.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2018

MonaVision Films will present a private staged reading of Steve Monarque's THAT'S LIFE, a full-length play with music, directed by Mel Johnson Jr.

Broadway AM Report, January 23, 2017 - TELL HECTOR I MISS HIM Opens Off-Broadway and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 23, 2017

Today's big news: TELL HECTOR I MISS HIM, featuring stars from ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, opens tonight Off-Broadway!

Broadway AM Report, January 17, 2017 - Brady as Burr, ROTTEN on the Road and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jan 17, 2017

Today's big news: Wayne Brady takes his first bows as 'Aaron Burr' in Chicago's HAMILTON, and SOMETHING ROTTEN! launches its National Tour in Boston this evening!

Constantine Maroulis, Mel Johnson, Jr., Grasan Kingsberry and More Sign on for WEARING BLACK Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

NewYorkRep and The Telling Company have announced casting for their upcoming staged reading of WEARING BLACK, the new musical featuring book, music and lyrics by Riley Thomas.

Broadway AM Report, 9/13/2016 - ON THE RAILS Off-Broadway, GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE & BEAUTIFUL on Tour!
by Jessica Khan - Sep 13, 2016

Today's big news: ON THE RAILS begins tonight Off-Broadway, 'GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE' on tour welcomes familiar faces in St. Louis, and BEAUTIFUL gets a new 'Carole King' on the road!

World Premiere of ON THE RAILS Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Algonquin Theater Productions and Jason Hewitt welcome Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Lysistrata Jones, Legally Blonde, Hairspray), Mel Johnson Jr. (Jekyll & Hyde, Hot Feet, The Lion King, Big Deal, The Rink, Eubie!, On the Twentieth Century), and James Ludwig (Spamalot, Little Shop of Horrors) for the world premiere of ON THE RAILS, a new musical with book by Tony Sportiello (Second Chance, National Pastime), music and lyrics by Al Tapper (Sessions, An Evening at the Carlyle), arrangements and musical direction by David Wolfson, and directed by Misti B. Wills (In Search of Euphoria).

Broadway AM Report, 8/18/2016 - Joe Iconis, WEST SIDE STORY and More!
by Jessica Khan - Aug 18, 2016

Next up in our series of stars introducing BWW's morning feature is Joe Iconis (portrait by Walter McBride), whose BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER is currently premiering in Boston!

Breaking: Lindsay Nicole Chambers, Mel Johnson Jr. and James Ludwig Join the World Premiere of ON THE RAILS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Algonquin Theater Productions and Jason Hewitt have announced Broadway actors Lindsay Nicole Chambers (Lysistrata Jones, Legally Blonde, Hairspray), Mel Johnson Jr. (Jekyll & Hyde, Hot Feet, The Lion King, Big Deal, The Rink, Eubie!, On the Twentieth Century), and James Ludwig (Spamalot, Little Shop of Horrors) have joined the cast of the world premiere of ON THE RAILS, a new musical with book by Tony Sportiello (Second Chance, National Pastime), music and lyrics by Al Tapper (Sessions, An Evening at the Carlyle), arrangements and musical direction by David Wolfson, and directed by Misti B. Wills (In Search of Euphoria).


by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

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