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NEIL BERG'S 50 YEARS OF ROCK & ROLL: PART III Comes to Van WezelNEIL BERG'S 50 YEARS OF ROCK & ROLL: PART III Comes to Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2019

Neil Berg returns to the Van Wezel by popular demand bringing all-star talent to the stage with 50 Years of Rock & Roll: Part III on Friday, November 1, 2019 at 8 p.m. With a cast of rock & roll singers and stars from Broadway favorites and rock musicals, Neil Berg tells the incredible story of the 50-year history of rock & roll a?" the music that forever changed the industry. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of GRUMPY OLD MEN at La Mirada?Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of GRUMPY OLD MEN at La Mirada?
by Review Roundups - Sep 27, 2019

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL. Let's see what the critics are saying... (more...)

Photo Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration Of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL At La Mirada TheatrePhoto Coverage: Curtain Call And Press Night Celebration Of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL At La Mirada Theatre
by Lily Lim - Sep 24, 2019

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz. GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL will preview on Friday, September 20, 2019 (with a press opening on Saturday, September 21 at 8pm) and runs through Sunday, October 13, 2018 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.   (more...)

BWW Review: GRUMPY OLD MEN THE MUSICAL Is a Fun Night OutBWW Review: GRUMPY OLD MEN THE MUSICAL Is a Fun Night Out
by Don Grigware - Sep 23, 2019

Grumpy Old Men The Musical/book by Dan Remmes/music by Neil Berg/lyrics by Nick Meglin/adapted from the Warner Bros motion picture written by  Mark Steven Johnson/directed by Matt Lenz/choreographed by Michele Lynch/musical direction byBenet Bralin/La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts/through October 13 Taking place in Wabasha, Minnesota in present time, Grumpy Old Men The Musical follows many old-fashioned musical storylines like The Fantastiks, White Christmas and others that deal with a community of family and friends who live in a small town ... where everyone knows everyone else's business. Now in its West Coast premiere at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, Grumpy Old Men is nice fun with a splendid cast headed by special guest star Hal Linden and featuring audience favorite Cathy Rigby. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL at La Mirada TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL at La Mirada Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2019

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz. GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL will preview on Friday, September 20, 2019 (with a press opening on Saturday, September 21 at 8pm) and runs through Sunday, October 13, 2018 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Holiday Cheer On Stage At VPAC This DecemberHoliday Cheer On Stage At VPAC This December
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

This winter season, spend time with loved ones while enjoying uplifting, warm-hearted holiday entertainment courtesy of the Vilar Performing Arts Center (VPAC). This year's Winter Holiday Series includes shows that will delight audiences of all ages featuring A Classical Christmas with the Boulder Philharmonic; Twas the Night Before Christmas; Judy Collins; Masters of Illusion; and Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock & Roll. Tickets for each show are on sale now at the VPAC box office (970-845-8497; www.vilarpac.org). The VPAC is located under the ice rink in Beaver Creek Village (68 Avondale Lane, Beaver Creek, Colorado). (more...)

VIDEO: Get a Peek at La Mirada's GRUMPY OLD MEN Starring Hal Linden & Cathy RigbyVIDEO: Get a Peek at La Mirada's GRUMPY OLD MEN Starring Hal Linden & Cathy Rigby
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2019

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz. (more...)

Neil Berg Returns to WorcesterNeil Berg Returns to Worcester
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

Following a successful and crowd-pleasing 2019 engagement, Neil Berg is back with another lineup of hits! Neil Berg's 50 Years of Rock & Roll Part 3 comes to The Hanover Theatre and Conservatory for the Performing Arts on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, September 17 at 10 am. (more...)

Carter Calvert Performs One-Woman Show at Bucks County PlayhouseCarter Calvert Performs One-Woman Show at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2019

Carter Calvert, the Broadway actress-singer who is currently wowing audiences at Bucks County Playhouse as the iconic country music legend in a?oeAlways .. Patsy Cline,a?? will present her one-woman show, a?oeViva La Divaa?? at the historic playhouse on Wednesday, September 4 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

La Mirada Presents GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL Featuring Cathy Rigby and MoreLa Mirada Presents GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL Featuring Cathy Rigby and More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts & Mccoy Rigby Entertainment present the West Coast Premiere of GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL, book by Dan Remmes, music by Neil Berg, lyrics by Nick Meglin, (Adapted from the Warner Bros. motion picture written by Mark Steven Johnson), additional orchestrations by Phil Reno, choreography by Michele Lynch, musical direction by Benet Braun and direction by Matt Lenz. (more...)

BWW Review: ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE at Bucks County PlayhouseBWW Review: ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE at Bucks County Playhouse
by Pati Buehler - Aug 14, 2019

New Hope Pa. is a livelier than usual town this summer because of two special ladies. Sally Struthers, the Emmy and Golden Globe-winning actress, best known for her roles in 'All in the Family' and 'Gilmore Girls. Her Broadway credits Wally's Café' with Rita Moreno, and Jimmy Coco and Neil Simon's female version of 'The Odd Couple' with Brenda Vaccaro. She also starred on Broadway and on tour in Tommy Tune's production of 'Grease' and played Miss Hannigan in the 20th anniversary national tour of ANNIE. (more...)

BergenPAC Announces Tommy James, Deepak Chopra, Bob Saget And MoreBergenPAC Announces Tommy James, Deepak Chopra, Bob Saget And More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2019

New shows on sale at bergenPAC (more...)

BWW Interview: Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert in ALWAYS, PATSY CLINEBWW Interview: Sally Struthers and Carter Calvert in ALWAYS, PATSY CLINE
by Pati Buehler - Aug 10, 2019

If True Love and a great friendship are to your liking, 'Come On In' and meet Sally and Carter. (more...)

Cast Set For WAKE UP! COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE At Ojai Playwrights ConferenceCast Set For WAKE UP! COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE At Ojai Playwrights Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

The Ojai Playwrights Conference is announcing the cast for a?oeWAKE UP! Combating Climate Change,a?? one of two special Intersection Events being presented as part of the 2019 New Works Festival of new play readings and special performance events (August 4--11). (more...)

Van Wezel Announces New Shows On SaleVan Wezel Announces New Shows On Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2019

Mary Bensel, Executive Director of the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall, announces five shows for the upcoming 50th Anniversary Season. Tickets for these shows go on sale Friday, July 12, 2019 at 10 a.m. The remainder of the 2019-2020 season will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Rockland-Bergen Music Festival 2019 Begins June 22Rockland-Bergen Music Festival 2019 Begins June 22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

Less than two weeks away to the Rockland-Bergen Music Festival! This is RBMF's sixth year as a music festival that highlights some of the country's best songwriters and Americana artists. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre Announces Upcoming Season - GRUMPY OLD MEN and More!La Mirada Theatre Announces Upcoming Season - GRUMPY OLD MEN and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2019

Tony-nominated LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT announce its 42nd season of shows with something irresistible; something courageous; something grumpy; something killer; something good - in short, a "something for everyone" season! We start off with the West Coast premiere of Hal Linden, Cathy Rigby and Ken Page starring in GRUMPY OLD MEN: THE MUSICAL; followed by the Broadway and London smash-hit, Roald Dahl's MATILDA THE MUSICAL; then, a fresh spin on the hilarious, killer black comedy ARSENIC AND OLD LACE; next, we present one of the all-time great family musicals, Rodgers and Hammerstein's masterpiece THE SOUND OF MUSIC and our season finale will find you "having the time of your life" and dancing in the aisles to ABBA and the irresistible MAMMA MIA! This phenomenal season also includes the bonus options of the legendary ENGELBERT HUMPERDINCK, country superstar TRAVIS TRITT, and the soulful sounds of THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS. LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT have everything for the young (and young at heart!) with this extraordinary season of first-class entertainment. Our Southern California subscribers and audiences are not going to want to miss a single spectacular event this coming year at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts! (more...)

HAMILTON, THE BAND'S VISIT And More Announced for Fox Cities P.A.C. 2019-20 SeasonHAMILTON, THE BAND'S VISIT And More Announced for Fox Cities P.A.C. 2019-20 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2019

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center has unveiled the 2019-20 Season including an engaging and enriching Boldt Arts Alive! Series, an intimate Spotlight Series and a Kimberly-Clark Broadway Across America - Fox Cities Series that includes two Wisconsin premieres including Hamilton, the highly-anticipated pop culture phenomenon Dear Evan Hansen, and the current Tony Award-winning Best Musical The Band's Visit , for a total of five brand-new shows and two returning favorites. (more...)

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces Its 50th Anniversary Season - COME FROM AWAY, WAITRESS, and More!The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall Announces Its 50th Anniversary Season - COME FROM AWAY, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall is thrilled to announce its 50th Anniversary Season Subscription Series, featuring an inspiring collection of Broadway and Classical performances in 2019 and 2020. (more...)

Neil Berg's FIFTY YEARS OF ROCK AND ROLL Brings The Stars Of Broadway's Greatest Rock Musicals To The McCallumNeil Berg's FIFTY YEARS OF ROCK AND ROLL Brings The Stars Of Broadway's Greatest Rock Musicals To The McCallum
by David Green - Feb 18, 2019

The McCallum Theatre presents Neil Berg's Fifty Years of Rock and Roll for three performances - Tuesday, March 5, at 8:00pm, and Wednesday, March 6, at 2:00pm and 8:00pm.  With a cast consisting of both stars from Broadway's greatest rock musicals, as well as incredible Rock and Roll singers, Neil Berg shares the often-unknown stories from the fifty-year history of the music that changed the world forever. From the progenitors of Rock and Roll in the 1940s, through the glory years of the '50s, '60s, and '70s, up until MTV in the early '80s, (more...)

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