Melissa van der Schyff News

 
Bio:
Melissa is currently reprising her role as "Blanche Barrow" in the new Broadway musical BONNIE AND CLYDE at The Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre directed by Jeff Calhoun. Melissa originated the role of "Blanche" at the La Jolla Playhouse where she earned a San Diego Critic's Circle Award (Craig Noel Award, ... (read more)
 

Bio:
Melissa is currently reprising her role as "Blanche Barrow" in the new Broadway musical BONNIE AND CLYDE at The Gerald Shoenfeld Theatre directed by Jeff Calhoun. Melissa originated the role of "Blanche" at the La Jolla Playhouse where she earned a San Diego Critic's Circle Award (Craig Noel Award, ... (read more)
Photo Flash: Deaf & Hearing Broadway Vets Team Up For Workshop of STEPCHILD, A New Musical Photo Flash: Deaf & Hearing Broadway Vets Team Up For Workshop of STEPCHILD, A New Musical
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2018

Deaf West/Broadway Spring Awakening and Big River stars, Amelia Hensley, Alexandria Wailes & Melissa van der Schyff, reunited last week  for this groundbreaking original musical centering on a Deaf heroine, directed by Drama Desk nominee Kim Weild (Fetes De La Nuit, Soot and Spit) with Artistic Sign Language by Alexandria Wailes (Children Of A Lesser God, currently on Broadway). (more...)

Deaf & Hearing Broadway Vets Team Up For Workshop Of New Musical STEPCHILD Deaf & Hearing Broadway Vets Team Up For Workshop Of New Musical STEPCHILD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Deaf West/Broadway Spring Awakening and Big River stars, AMELIA HENSLEY, ALEXANDRIA WAILES & MELISSA VAN DER SCHYFF, reunite for this groundbreaking original musical centering on a Deaf heroine, to be directed by Drama Desk nominee KIM WEILD (Fetes De La Nuit, Soot and Spit) with Artistic Sign Language by ALEXANDRIA WAILES (Children Of A Lesser God, currently on Broadway). (more...)

Cathy Dresden Brings Solo Show to Don't Tell Mama Cathy Dresden Brings Solo Show to Don't Tell Mama
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2017

Cathy Dresden, Manhattan's big hearted songbird (as played by Joe Hartman) will take the stage at Don't Tell Mama, October 16th at 7PM in her performance Cathy Dresden: An Old Fashioned Girl , a musical trip back to the 1950s. The concert is directed by Daniel Adams, and features Michael Hicks on piano, accordion, and additional vocals. (more...)

Daniel Jenkins and Melissa van der Schyff Team Up for BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! at LPR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Tony Award nominee Daniel Jenkins (Oslo, Kid Victory, Big River, Mary Poppins) and Drama Desk nominee Melissa van der Schyff (Big River, Bonnie & Clyde) are teaming up to perform at Le Poisson Rouge (LPR) in a creatively refreshing concert, 'BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! The Reunion Tour' on Today, January 21 and Sunday, January 22 at 8:00 PM.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Daniel Jenkins and Melissa van der Schyff's BORROWED CASH: BUSTED
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Tony Award Nominee Daniel Jenkins (Oslo, Kid Victory, Big River, Mary Poppins) and Drama Desk Nominee Melissa van der Schyff (Big River, Bonnie & Clyde) are teaming up to perform at Le Poisson Rouge (LPR) in a creatively refreshing concert, 'BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! The Reunion Tour' on Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22 at 8:00 PM. The concert - performed completely in alter ego, blending comedy and documentary film within a live rock and blues concert setting - is directed by Gina Rattan (Matilda, Cinderella) with Jesse Weiner serving as music director and arranger.  (more...)

Nick Blaemire Signs on for 'BORROWED CASH: BUSTED!' at Le Poisson Rouge
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Nick Blaemire (just off of Tick,Tick,...Boom! off-Broadway) is joining Daniel Jenkins (Oslo, Kid Victory, Big River, Mary Poppins) and Drama Desk Nominee Melissa van der Schyff (Big River, Bonnie & Clyde) in the cast of 'BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! The Reunion Tour' for their second show at Le Poisson Rouge (LPR) on January 22 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Daniel Jenkins and Melissa van der Schyff Team Up for BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! at LPR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Tony Award nominee Daniel Jenkins (Oslo, Kid Victory, Big River, Mary Poppins) and Drama Desk nominee Melissa van der Schyff (Big River, Bonnie & Clyde) are teaming up to perform at Le Poisson Rouge (LPR) in a creatively refreshing concert, 'BORROWED CASH: BUSTED! The Reunion Tour' on Saturday, January 21 and Sunday, January 22 at 8:00 PM.  (more...)

Claybourne Elder Will be Joined by Melissa van der Schyff & More at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2016

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Claybourne Elder on February 19, 2016. In this candid show, Clay won't just sing show tunes and share reminiscences about the theater, but also reflections on travel, adventure, romance - along with what it felt like to get shot in the head eight times a week in Bonnie and Clyde and playing a 19 year-old at 32 on television. He'll bring along some bizarre mementos from his career to show-and-tell and open up about his life growing up in rural Utah as a Mormon. Get intimate with one of New York's favorite theatre personalities in this hilarious and heartfelt solo debut. (more...)

Legacy Theatre's New ROCKET BOYS Musical, Featuring Melissa Van Der Schyff, Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2015

Atlanta's Legacy Theatre presents 'Rocket Boys the Musical' from tonight, April 17th through May 10th, 2015. (more...)

Breaking News: Keith Carradine to Star in PAINT YOUR WAGON for Encores! Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2015

This just in! Two-time Tony nominee Keith Carradine will star in the Encores! production of PAINT YOUR WAGON this March. The show, set in a mining camp in Gold Rush-era California, is the story of a dreaming gold miner and his daughter whose world is changed when the daughter finds gold-and love-near their camp. (more...)

Broadway's Melissa van der Schyff Coming to The Abbey, 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 18, 2015

Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominee Melissa van der Schyff, accompanied by award-winning jazz pianist and composer Sharon Minemoto, performs an all-new cabaret at The Abbey on February 23 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Melissa van der Schyff Brings THE SUMMER IN WINTER to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

This past Monday, the Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle nominee Melissa van der Schyff in "The Summer in Winter," an intimate concert of lush jazz standards, a few country classics and some engaging originals. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for February 16-22, Featuring Joanna Gleason, Tovah Feldshuh, and More!
by Louisa Brady - Feb 15, 2015

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Melissa van der Schyff in "The Summer In Winter;' The Songs of Yandura & Melocik; Midnight at 9:30 Featuring Joanna Gleason, Aaron David Gleason, and More; Tovah Feldshuh: Aging Is Optional; and The Skivvies. (more...)

Tony Winner Norbert Leo Butz & More Join The Abbey's Broadway Spotlight Series
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Following the sold out performance of Jeremy Jordan's cabaret Breaking Character, The Abbey has announced additional Broadway stars that will be performing in the all-new Broadway Spotlight Series. Two-time Tony Award winner Norbert Leo Butz will return to The Abbey in March to perform his cabaret Girls, Girls, Girls. Additional performances include Brad Bradley, Melissa van der Schyff, and Paul Anthony Stewart. (more...)

Melissa Van Der Schyff, Claybourne Elder & More Set for SINGLE at 54 Below, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Melissa Van Der Schyff (Bonnie and Clyde) Claybourne Elder (Bonnie and Clyde, Venice), Catherine Porter (Next to Normal, The Music of Andrew Loydd Webber, The Brian May band, Sunset Boulevard) Allie Schultz (Grease, You're the One that I Want) and Ryan Duncan (Alter Boyz, Shrek) in "SINGLE" on Thursday 5th June 2014. 7pm. (more...)

Workshop of New Musical SYBIL to Star Melissa van der Schyff and Liz Callaway
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

The Provincetown Theatre in Provincetown, Massachusetts will host a week long workshop and subsequent reading of the new musical "Sybil" starring Liz Callaway (Baby, Miss Saigon) and Melissa van der Schyff (Broadway's Bonnie & Clyde and Big River). (more...)

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet at A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN's Opening Night!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 11, 2013

A NIGHT WITH Janis Joplin began previews on September 20 and opened last night, October 10 at the Lyceum Theatre (149 W. 45th Street). BroadwayWorld's Richard Ridge was on the red carpet to chat wit hthe evning's big guests, including Claybourne Elder, Melissa van der Schyff, Linda Ramone and more, and you can check out what they had to say below! (more...)

Hunter Ryan Herdlicka, Melissa van der Schyff, & More Set for BENJAMIN BUTTON Reading, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2013

On Wednesday, June 5, Fundamental Theatre Project will present Benjamin Button - A New Musical, as a part of Mass Rhetoric: A New Works Festival. With music by Natalie Tenenbaum and a book and lyrics by Brett Boles, the project will be directed by Stephen Nachamie and will feature Daniel Reichard, Melissa van der Schyff, Hunter Herdlicka, T.J. Mannix, James Donegan, Mark Willis Borum, Lauren Downie, Isabel Nesti, Lindsay Gallagher, Sena Lee, Alysia Dorhout, Heath Chaney, Chris Withers, Xalvador Tin-Bradbury and Mark DiConzo. (more...)

Stephanie Kurtzuba, Melissa van der Schyff and More Set for 7 1/2 ACT(S) OF TRUE LOVE Reading Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2013

7½ Wondrous Act(s) of True Love is the new high-concept comedy by Kleban Prize-winning writer Jeremy Desmon about the epic lengths we go to for love. Tonight, June 3rd at 7PM, an industry reading will be held at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Ave., 12th Floor), helmed by Rated P-director Jeremy Dobrish. (more...)

Stephanie Kurtzuba, Melissa van der Schyff and More Set for 7 1/2 ACT(S) OF TRUE LOVE Reading, 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2013

7½ Wondrous Act(s) of True Love is the new high-concept comedy by Kleban Prize-winning writer JEREMY DESMON about the epic lengths we go to for love. On Monday, June 3rd at 7PM, an industry reading will be held at Pearl Studios (500 Eighth Ave., 12th Floor), helmed by Rated P-director JEREMY DOBRISH. (more...)

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