BWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is a Perfect Recipe for Hysterical DisasterBWW Review: THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG is a Perfect Recipe for Hysterical Disaster
by Tanya Seale - Mar 16, 2019

A play within a play, The Play that Goes Wrong is the tale of the Cornley University Drama Society which, despite several earlier snags, is opening their 1920s murder mystery, The Murder at Haversham Manor. In the moments just before the show opens, an audience member is recruited to help the tech crew (Ryan George as Trevor Watson and Ka-Ling Cheung as Annie Twilloil) mend a few set issues. No biggie, though. It's just a broken mantlepiece that holds several key props. And a main entrance from backstage with a door that won't stay closed. Or open. Or closed. There are a couple of floor planks that need to be nailed in, still. And there's a missing Duran Duran CD somewhere in the theatre. Oh, and a missing dog. What could possibly go wrong? Right? (more...)

THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Closes The Rep's Season In Disastrous FashionTHE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Closes The Rep's Season In Disastrous Fashion
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2019

A full-scale calamity is about to ensue at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. The Play That Goes Wrong - a masterpiece of theatrical mass-destruction, has thrilled audiences on Broadway and London's West End. Now it makes its American regional theatre debut, as The Rep becomes the first U.S. theatre to self-produce the show outside of New York City. (more...)

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONEReview Roundup: Critics Weigh In On Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by Review Roundups - Oct 12, 2018

Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone is now on stage! In this hilarious valentine to show tunes and show people, a forgotten Jazz Age musical comes to life in the living room of a diehard theatre fan. As he eagerly spins his favorite cast album, a fizzy vintage show suddenly appears, exploding with song, dance and pure entertainment. Our quirky narrator fills the plot holes, with laugh-out-loud results. Packed with show-stopping numbers and larger-than-life characters, here's a Tony Award-winning spoof that will have everyone falling in love with zany musical comedy! (more...)

Photo Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONEPhoto Flash: Go Inside Rehearsals For Goodspeed's THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018

Go inside rehearsals for Goodspeed Musicals' The Drowsy Chaperone. Check out rehearsal photos below! (more...)

Cast Announced For Goodspeed Musicals THE DROWSY CHAPERONECast Announced For Goodspeed Musicals THE DROWSY CHAPERONE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

Goodspeed Musicals is delighted to announce the cast of the spirited musical comedy The Drowsy Chaperone. This high-speed spoof will run September 21 through November 25, 2018 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, CT. [Official Press Opening will be October 10, 2018.] (more...)

Dan Goggin & Robert Lorick's JOHNNY MANHATTAN Is Now Available For Licensing Through Samuel FrenchDan Goggin & Robert Lorick's JOHNNY MANHATTAN Is Now Available For Licensing Through Samuel French
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2018

More than 40 years after its creation, Dan Goggin and Robert Lorick's musical, Johnny Manhattan, had its world premiere in Goggin's home state, Michigan. Featuring a book and lyrics by Lorick, music by Goggin, and directed and choreographed by Mark Martino, Johnny Manhattan played a successful engagement at the Meadow Brook Theater (Rochester Hills, MI) in September 2017. Performance rights for the new musical are now available through Samuel French, the world's premier theatrical publishing and licensing company. (more...)

BORN YESTERDAY Closes The Rep's 52nd Season With Classic, Screwball ComedyBORN YESTERDAY Closes The Rep's 52nd Season With Classic, Screwball Comedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

With its lively patter, sharp satire and empowered female lead, Born Yesterday is a classic comedy that continues to surprise and entertain. Since its Broadway debut in 1946, Garson Kanin's sendup of political gamesmanship has seen multiple prominent film and stage adaptations, including a 1995 production at The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL Brings Holiday Cheer to Madison Square Garden TonightELF THE MUSICAL Brings Holiday Cheer to Madison Square Garden Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

NETworks Presentations presents the New York engagement of Elf The Musical. The show will play from tonight, December 13, through December 29 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (more...)

BWW Review: ELF THE MUSICAL: Spiritual RevivalBWW Review: ELF THE MUSICAL: Spiritual Revival
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 2, 2017

ELF THE MUSICAL is a fun family favorite for all ages. Based on the 2003 film which starred Will Ferrell, the show debuted on Broadway in 2010 with George Wendt as Santa Claus. He reprises the role in the touring production at the Wang Theatre, leading an ensemble of singing and dancing elves, and a big, childlike Erik Gratton as Buddy the Elf. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL Finds Full Company for Holiday Run at Boch CenterELF THE MUSICAL Finds Full Company for Holiday Run at Boch Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the Boston engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Erik Gratton and More in ELF THE MUSICAL in BostonPhoto Flash: First Look at Erik Gratton and More in ELF THE MUSICAL in Boston
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

NETworks Presentations presents the Boston engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. Presented in Boston by the Boch Center and The Madison Square Garden Company, the show will play tomorrow, November 28 through December 10, 2017 at the Boch Center Wang Theatre. Press night is set for Wednesday, November 29 at 7:00 pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Erik Gratton, Ken Clement, Veronica J. Kuehn and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Princess of Wales Theatre in ELF THE MUSICAL; Cast Announced!Erik Gratton, Ken Clement, Veronica J. Kuehn and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Princess of Wales Theatre in ELF THE MUSICAL; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway musical ELF The Musical at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre, November 21 - 26, 2017. (more...)

Erik Gratton, Ken Clement, Veronica J. Kuehn and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Princess of Wales Theatre in ELF THE MUSICAL; Cast Announced!Erik Gratton, Ken Clement, Veronica J. Kuehn and More to Bring Holiday Cheer to Princess of Wales Theatre in ELF THE MUSICAL; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway musical ELF The Musical at Toronto's Princess of Wales Theatre, November 21 - 26, 2017. (more...)

ELF THE MUSICAL Finds Full Company for Holiday Run at Boch CenterELF THE MUSICAL Finds Full Company for Holiday Run at Boch Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the Boston engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Erik Gratton, Veronica J. Kuehn and More to Star in ELF THE MUSICAL at Madison Square Garden; Cast Complete!Erik Gratton, Veronica J. Kuehn and More to Star in ELF THE MUSICAL at Madison Square Garden; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2017

NETworks Presentations has announced casting for the New York engagement of ELF THE MUSICAL. The show will play from December 13 through December 29 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden. (more...)

Review Roundup: JOHNNY MANHATTAN at The Meadow Brook TheatreReview Roundup: JOHNNY MANHATTAN at The Meadow Brook Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

An exciting new musical, JOHNNY MANHATTAN is set in a New York City nightclub when places like the Copacabana, The Latin Quarter and El Morcoco were filled with socialites and glamorous showgirls. This is it's world premiere at The Meadow Brook Theatre, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

BWW Review: JOHNNY MANHATTAN at Meadow Brook Theatre is a new musical filled with heart and soul headed for Broadway!BWW Review: JOHNNY MANHATTAN at Meadow Brook Theatre is a new musical filled with heart and soul headed for Broadway!
by Katie Laban - Sep 15, 2017

Meadow Brook Theatre kicked off their 2017-2018 season with the Broadway preview of Johnny Manhattan, a new musical, that brings audiences back to a nightclub in New York City in 1958 filled with socialites and glamourous showgirls. The musical world premiere is a nightclub owner throwing a party with his close friends as the drinks are poured and secrets are uncovered. (more...)

Dan Goggin and Robert Lorick's JOHNNY MANHATTAN Musical Premieres Tonight in MichiganDan Goggin and Robert Lorick's JOHNNY MANHATTAN Musical Premieres Tonight in Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

More than 40 years after its creation, Dan Goggin and Robert Lorick's musical, Johnny Manhattan, will have its world premiere at the Meadow Brook Theatre (378 Meadow Brook Road) in Rochester, Michigan. (more...)

Dan Goggin and Robert Lorick's JOHNNY MANHATTAN Musical to Premiere in MichiganDan Goggin and Robert Lorick's JOHNNY MANHATTAN Musical to Premiere in Michigan
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

More than 40 years after its creation, Dan Goggin and Robert Lorick's musical, Johnny Manhattan, will have its world premiere at the Meadow Brook Theatre (378 Meadow Brook Road) in Rochester, Michigan. (more...)

Get Your Tonys Pre-Game on at NOT MY PRESIDENT to Benefit National Center for Trans Equality
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Not My President, a monthly show of resistance, began back in February. (more...)

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