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Broadway credits include Children of a Lesser God, Come From Away, American Psycho, and First Date. (read complete bio)
Jenn Colella to Host Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Virtual Fundraiser, SONGS OF OUR SUMME Photo Jenn Colella to Host Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Virtual Fundraiser, SONGS OF OUR SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2020

Tony-Nominee and Drama Desk award winner for her performance in COME FROM AWAY, will host Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's fundraiser, Songs of our Summer, taking place live over Zoom on November 12, 2020 at 7:30pm. She'll introduce Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's 2020 writers, who developed 9 new musicals last summer in 'virtual residencies.'

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosting Nine 'Virtual Residencies' For 18 Writers Of Nine N Photo Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Hosting Nine 'Virtual Residencies' For 18 Writers Of Nine New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2020

For its 10th summer, Rhinebeck Writers Retreat will host nine weeklong 'virtual residencies' for 18 musical theatre writers of nine new musicals.

The National Tour of COME FROM AWAY is Coming to Popejoy Hall Photo The National Tour of COME FROM AWAY is Coming to Popejoy Hall
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

Albuquerque has announced the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Albuquerque debut in Popejoy Hall for a limited engagement June 9-14, 2020. COME FROM AWAY tickets are on sale now! To purchase tickets, visit popejoypresents.com, call 505-925-5858 or visit UNM Ticketing Services located at the UNM Bookstore or visit the new location on south campus at 800 Bradbury Drive SE, Albuquerque, NM 87106. For groups of ten or more inquire at [email protected]

Applications Are Open for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's NEA and NYSCA Funded Residencie Photo Applications Are Open for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's NEA and NYSCA Funded Residencies
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director of Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, announced applications are open to musical theatre writers for nine consecutive weeklong residencies in the Hudson Valley between June 28 and August 30.

Tickets Are Now On Sale For COME FROM AWAY in Indianapolis Photo Tickets Are Now On Sale For COME FROM AWAY in Indianapolis
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2019

The national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Indianapolis debut at Clowes Memorial Hall at Butler Arts Center for a limited engagement January 21-26. COME FROM AWAY tickets are on sale now at the Butler Arts Center box office, online at ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 1-800-982-2787. Groups of 10 or more can book now by calling 317-632-7469 x103.

COME FROM AWAY is Coming to Memorial Hermann Broadway at the Hobby Center Photo COME FROM AWAY is Coming to Memorial Hermann Broadway at the Hobby Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019

Memorial Hermann Broadway at the Hobby Center has announced the national tour of Come From Away, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Houston debut at the Hobby Center for a limited engagement March 3 - 8, 2020. Come From Away tickets will go on sale Friday, November 15 at 10 AM.

COME FROM AWAY Tickets Are On Sale Now in Rochester Photo COME FROM AWAY Tickets Are On Sale Now in Rochester
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019

The Rochester Broadway Theatre League and Albert Nocciolino announce the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Rochester debut at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre for a limited engagement November 19-24.

COME FROM AWAY Opens Oct. 15th in Buffalo Photo COME FROM AWAY Opens Oct. 15th in Buffalo
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

Buffalo announces the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Buffalo debut at Shea's Buffalo Theatre for a limited engagement OCTOBER 15-20. COME FROM AWAY tickets are on sale now!

Tickets Go On Sale September 16 For COME FROM AWAY at PPAC Photo Tickets Go On Sale September 16 For COME FROM AWAY at PPAC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2019

The Providence Performing Arts Center (PPAC) announced today that tickets for COME FROM AWAY will go on sale on Monday, September 16 at 10A at the PPAC Box Office (220 Weybosset Street, Providence, RI 02903), online at ppacri.org and by phone at (401) 421-ARTS (2787). The Tony-award winning musical will be at PPAC December 3 a?" 8, 2019 and is part of the Taco/White Family Foundation Broadway Series.

Tickets Going On Sale For COME FROM AWAY At Detroit's Fisher Theatre Photo Tickets Going On Sale For COME FROM AWAY At Detroit's Fisher Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019

Broadway In Detroit is thrilled to announce the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Detroit debut at the Fisher Theatre for a limited engagement, October 1 - 13, 2019. COME FROM AWAY tickets will go on sale Sunday, July 14, 2019!

COME FROM AWAY Comes To Cleveland Photo COME FROM AWAY Comes To Cleveland
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

The national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Cleveland debut at Playhouse Square for a limited engagement July 9 28 as part of the KeyBank Broadway Series. COME FROM AWAY tickets are on sale now! To purchase tickets, visit playhousesquare.org, call 216-241-6000 or visit the Playhouse Square Ticket Office (1519 Euclid Ave in downtown Cleveland). Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 216-640-8600.

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).

Golden, Gray, and Lampert Star in Reading of THE TATTOOED LADY Photo Golden, Gray, and Lampert Star in Reading of THE TATTOOED LADY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat is producing a reading of the new musical THE TATTOOED LADY, book by Obie-winner Erin Courtney, music and lyrics by Lucille Lortel-winner Max Vernon, and direction by Ellie Heyman. THE TATTOOED LADY was selected for Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's Triple R program, giving the writers 2 readings and a residency to do extensive development of their musical in a compressed time frame.

COME FROM AWAY and More Win Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards Photo COME FROM AWAY and More Win Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

The Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle announced the recipients of its 50th annual awards for distinguished achievement in theatre last night, Monday, April 8, 2019, at Pasadena Playhouse. Wenzel Jones presided over the festivities, and Christopher Raymond served as music director.

Broadway's Tony Award-Winning Musical COME FROM AWAY On Sale Now Photo Broadway's Tony Award-Winning Musical COME FROM AWAY On Sale Now
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Milwaukee is thrilled to announce the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its Milwaukee debut at the Marcus Center for a limited engagement May 7-12. COME FROM AWAY tickets are on sale now!

COME FROM AWAY Arrives In Wisconsin In One Month! Photo COME FROM AWAY Arrives In Wisconsin In One Month!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is thrilled to announce the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its debut at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement April 2-7.

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat To Receive $10,000 NEA Grant Photo Rhinebeck Writers Retreat To Receive $10,000 NEA Grant
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

National Endowment for the Arts Acting Chairman Mary Anne Carter has approved more than $27 million in grants as part of the NEA's first major funding announcement for fiscal year 2019. Included in this announcement is Rhinebeck Writers Retreat's award of $10,000 for their musical theatre writer residencies and Triple R program - 2 readings and a residency.

Tickets For COME FROM AWAY On Sale Next Friday At Fox Cities Performing Arts Center Photo Tickets For COME FROM AWAY On Sale Next Friday At Fox Cities Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

The Fox Cities Performing Arts Center is thrilled to announce the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its debut at the Fox Cities Performing Arts Center for a limited engagement April 2-7.

Tickets on Sale Now For COME FROM AWAY in Orlando Photo Tickets on Sale Now For COME FROM AWAY in Orlando
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

Dr. Phillips Center announced today that individual tickets for the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, go on sale today, Friday, February 1, 2019 at 10 a.m.

COME FROM AWAY In Edmonton Tickets On Sale Monday Photo COME FROM AWAY In Edmonton Tickets On Sale Monday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

EDMONTON is thrilled to announce the national tour of COME FROM AWAY, a Broadway musical about the true story of the small town that welcomed the world, will make its EDMONTON debut at the NORTHERN ALBERTA JUBILEE AUDITORIUM for a limited engagement January 1 to 6, 2019. COME FROM AWAY tickets are on sale starting December 10 and are available BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca, ticketmaster.ca, or by calling 1-855-985-5000. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 1-800-889-8457. Broadway Across Canada Subscribers can visit BroadwayAcrossCanada.ca or call by calling 1.866.542.7469. Ticket prices start at $30.00.

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