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VIDEO: Watch Will Chase Sing 'The Butterfly' in Goodspeed Musicals' Production of THE Photo VIDEO: Watch Will Chase Sing 'The Butterfly' in Goodspeed Musicals' Production of THE STORY OF MY LIFE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020

Goodspeed musicals has shared their most recent Staff Pick! In the video, Will Chase sings The Butterfly' from Goodspeed's production of THE STORY OF MY LIFE.

Broadway Rewind: Will Chase and Malcom Gets Turn the Page on THE STORY OF MY LIFE! Photo Broadway Rewind: Will Chase and Malcom Gets Turn the Page on THE STORY OF MY LIFE!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 3, 2020

'What I loved the most about this episode', says BroadwayWorld's own Richard Ridge, 'was following the journey of the 2009 musical The Story of My Life. This episode of Broadway Rewind looks at the ill- fated musical, which featured two wonderful performances by Will Chase and Malcolm Gets, but we start off at a rehearsal for Michael Jacobs play 'Impressionism' directed by Jack O'Brien. It welcomed back to Broadway, Tony Award winners Jeremy Irons and Joan Allen along with Marsha Mason, Aaron Lazar and Andre de Shields. Director Jack O'Brien told me why he had to do this play, 'It's about us. We haven't had a really witty, wise, romantic comedy in New York, in a long time and I've got this gorgeous cast.' Joan Allen said,

BWW Review: THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO is a Magical Romp for Kids and Adults Alike Photo BWW Review: THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO is a Magical Romp for Kids and Adults Alike
by Isabella Perrone - Nov 27, 2019

Pinocchio is not a new story by any means, and according to director Sheila McCarthy's program note, it's been translated into 260 languages since it was written in 1881. With such a wealth of imaginings and interpretations already in the world, Brian Hill (book) and Neil Bartram (music and lyrics) wisely decide to let the simplicity of the fairy-tale take centre stage in THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO.

Young People's Theatre Presents Canadian Premiere Of THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO Photo Young People's Theatre Presents Canadian Premiere Of THE ADVENTURES OF PINOCCHIO
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Young People's Theatre (YPT) is thrilled to announce that this year's holiday musical is the Canadian premiere of The Adventures of Pinocchio! Multi-award-winning actor Sheila McCarthy returns to YPT after more than 35 years to direct this rollicking new musical, which follows the beloved marionette on his mischievous quest to become a real human being. The Adventures of Pinocchio will be presented on the Mainstage from November 11, 2019 to January 5, 2020.

BWW Review: THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY Boasts Well-Written Songs, Simple Story Photo BWW Review: THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY Boasts Well-Written Songs, Simple Story
by Jared Echevarria - Sep 26, 2019

This production of Neil Bartram and Brian Hill's a?oeThe Theory of Relativitya?? is a coming-of-age story that would surely remind you of how you were in your student years.

Broadway Hopeful LES BELLES-SOEURS Musical Will Hold a Reading This Week Photo Broadway Hopeful LES BELLES-SOEURS Musical Will Hold a Reading This Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2019

An English-language musical inspired by Quebecer Michel Tremblay's play Les Belles-soeurs, is hoping to head to Broadway, according to Montreal Gazette.

Terrific New Theatre Continues 34th Season With MUSICAL Photo Terrific New Theatre Continues 34th Season With MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

For the second production of its 34th season, Terrific New Theatre (TNT) offers up an emotion-packed musical that follows two childhood friends from age 6 to 35. Titled The Story of My Life, the show will run Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings from Oct. 3-19, plus two Sunday matinees.

Ateneo Blue Repertory Opens 28th Theater Season With THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY; Watch  Photo Ateneo Blue Repertory Opens 28th Theater Season With THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY; Watch Excerpt!
by Oliver Oliveros - Sep 8, 2019

Ateneo de Manila University's Blue Repertory attempts to answer the essential question: is everything, everyone interconnected in its 28th theatrical season premiere, the song cycle a?oeThe Theory of Relativity.a?? The production plays at the Fine Arts Black Box Theatre, Ateneo de Manila University campus in Quezon City from September 12-29, 2019, with evening and matinee performances.

Chicago Shakespeare Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ All Summer Long On Navy Pier Photo Chicago Shakespeare Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ All Summer Long On Navy Pier
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

This summer, Chicago Shakespeare Theater presents the 75-minute musical stage adaptation of the timeless 1939 MGM film The Wizard of Oz, directed by Brian Hill and choreographed by Kenny Ingram. Based on the landmark novel by L. Frank Baum and featuring music and lyrics by Harold Arlen and E.Y. Harburg, The Wizard of Oz promises to be the perfect outing for audiences of all ages at Chicago Shakespeare's home on Navy Pier all summer long, July 6-August 25, 2019 with performances on Wednesdays at 11:00 a.m. and Thursdays-Sundays at 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.

Young People's Theatre Announces 2019/20 Season Photo Young People's Theatre Announces 2019/20 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

Artistic Director Allen MacInnis and Executive Director Nancy J. Webster are thrilled to reveal the 2019/20 playbill at Young People's Theatre (YPT). The new season will feature eight outstanding shows on two stages, including two world premieres, one Canadian premiere, and the return of two audience favourites!

27 Writers Of 9 New Musicals Announced For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Photo 27 Writers Of 9 New Musicals Announced For Rhinebeck Writers Retreat
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

Founding Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the 27 writers of nine new musicals for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's summer weeklong residencies. This year's artists include Obie-winner Heather Christian, Kleban-winner Brian Crawley, TV and film writers Bekah Brunstetter (THIS IS US) and Cinco Paul (DESPICABLE ME), inaugural Stephen Schwartz Award winner Oliver Houser, and ASCAP Foundation scholarship winner Khiyon Hursey. The musicals cover a wide range of subjects. Four have LGBTQ themes: a historical look at Florida in the 1950s (IN A SUNSHINE STATE), a Palestinian/Israeli love story (BORDERS), a modern coming of age of a young black man (SEAN'S STORY PART I | THE AWAKENING), and a fantasy queer rock musical celebrating lady love (TL;DR: THELMA LOUISE; DYKE REMIX). Two are darkly comedic historical musicals: one featuring Mary Magdelene (A.D. 16) and the second a WWII plot to foil Hitler (OPERATION MINCEMEAT). Other subjects include the opioid crisis (ALMOST HEAVEN), the Chinese Exclusion Act of 1882 (THE GOLDEN SPIKE), and a mystery involving a woman with a sleep disorder (NARCOLEPSY).

BWW Feature: THEORY OF RELATIVITY at Wichita State School Of Performing Arts, Wilner  Photo BWW Feature: THEORY OF RELATIVITY at Wichita State School Of Performing Arts, Wilner Theatre
by Paula Makar - Mar 13, 2019

Wichita State University's School of Performing Arts presents the musical THE THEORY OF RELATIVITY Thursday through Saturday, March 21st-23rd at 7:30 pm and Sunday, March 24th at 2:00 pm in Wilner Auditorium.  

BWW Review: A Journey to the Happiest Moments of Your Life, THE STORY OF MY LIFE at B Photo BWW Review: A Journey to the Happiest Moments of Your Life, THE STORY OF MY LIFE at Baekam Art Hall
by Da Young Leem - Dec 11, 2018

As the lights of the audience dim out, the audience on the first floor can hear small footsteps behind them. As the footsteps come closer, voices of children ring out and break the silence. 'People say nice things when you die.' 'They call it a eulogy.' 'Hey, I'll do yours if you do mine!' 'How's that going to work?' 'Oh, right... How about whichever comes first? Deal?' 'If I say yes, can I go?' 'Yes.'

Delaware Valley's Biggest Night In Theatre Returns With New Gender Inclusive Categori Photo Delaware Valley's Biggest Night In Theatre Returns With New Gender Inclusive Categories, $75,000 In Grants
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

Theatre Philadelphia proudly announces the 2018 nominees for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre. Celebrating the rich, diverse professional theatre scene in the Greater Philadelphia region, the Barrymore Ceremony will be held on Monday, November 5, 2018 at 7:00pm at the Bok Building at 1901 S. 9th Street in South Philadelphia. Guests will continue the festivities with an after-party Celebration at the same location. Tickets for artists, supporters, and the general public start at $50 and are now on sale at www.theatrephiladelphia.org.

Photo Flash: THE STORY OF MY LIFE At The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol Photo Photo Flash: THE STORY OF MY LIFE At The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

In September, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open the first production of its third season with the musical The Story of My Life, with Music & Lyrics by Neil Bartram and Book by Brian Hill.

Video: First Look at THE STORY OF MY LIFE at The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol Photo Video: First Look at THE STORY OF MY LIFE at The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

In September, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open the first production of its third season with the musical The Story of My Life, with Music & Lyrics by Neil Bartram and Book by Brian Hill.

VIDEO: Go Inside Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol's THE STORY OF MY LIFE Photo VIDEO: Go Inside Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol's THE STORY OF MY LIFE
by Stage Tube - Sep 14, 2018

The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open the first production of its third season with the musical The Story of My Life, with Music & Lyrics by Neil Bartram and Book by Brian Hill.

2018 Barrymore Award Nominations Announced For Excellence In Theatre Photo 2018 Barrymore Award Nominations Announced For Excellence In Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018

Theatre Philadelphia, the region's marketing and leadership organization for theatre, proudly announces the 2018 nominees for the Barrymore Award for Excellence in Theatre. Celebrating the rich, diverse professional theatre scene in the Greater Philadelphia region, the Barrymore Ceremony will be held on Monday, November 5th at 7pm at the Bok Building at 1901 S. 9th Street in South Philadelphia. Guests will continue the festivities with an after-party Celebration at the same location. Tickets for artists, supporters, and the general public are now on sale at www.theatrephiladelphia.org.

THE STORY OF MY LIFE Comes to The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol Photo THE STORY OF MY LIFE Comes to The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2018

In September, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open the first production of its third season with the musical The Story of My Life, with Music & Lyrics by Neil Bartram and Book by Brian Hill.

VIDEO: Highlights from Goodspeed's New Musical YOU ARE HERE Photo VIDEO: Highlights from Goodspeed's New Musical YOU ARE HERE
by Stage Tube - Jun 5, 2018

July 20, 1969... a man walks on the moon... and Diana, a Chicago housewife, walks out of her comfortable suburban life. Suddenly alone in a fast-changing world, she finds a series of unexpected encounters can turn one small step into a giant, life-changing leap. This intimate, hilarious and heart-breaking tour-de-force musical will leave you cheering for the resilience of the human spirit. Get a preview of the new musical below!

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