Underscore Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season; Full Line-Up For Chicago Musical Theatre FestivalUnderscore Theatre Announces 2018-19 Season; Full Line-Up For Chicago Musical Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2018

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce its full 2018-19 Season, featuring two fully-produced musicals, plus the 5th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL. (more...)

Photo Flash: Greenhouse Theater Center Hosts 4th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVALPhoto Flash: Greenhouse Theater Center Hosts 4th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2018

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to present its 4th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, created to showcase and support the growing field of musical theatre creators from Chicago and beyond. This year's Festival, featuring full productions of seven new musicals plus two staged readings, will play February 5 - 25, 2018 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Each full production will receive at least four performances during the Festival. Single tickets are currently available at www.cmtf.org. The press "Sneak Preview," featuring a sampling of songs from the 2018 Festival, is Monday, February 5 at 8 pm. (more...)

4th Annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL Arrives at Greenhouse Theater Center4th Annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL Arrives at Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2018

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to present its 4th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, created to showcase and support the growing field of musical theatre creators from Chicago and beyond. This year's Festival, featuring full productions of seven new musicals plus two staged readings, will play February 6 16, 2018 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Each full production will receive at least four performances during the Festival. Single tickets are currently available at www.cmtf.org. The press Sneak Preview, featuring a sampling of songs from the 2018 Festival, is Monday, February 5 at 8 pm. (more...)

The 4th Annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL Comes to Greenhouse Theater CenterThe 4th Annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL Comes to Greenhouse Theater Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to present its 4th annual CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL, created to showcase and support the growing field of musical theatre creators from Chicago and beyond. This year's Festival, featuring full productions of seven new musicals plus two staged readings, will play February 6 16, 2018 at the Greenhouse Theater Center, 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Each full production will receive at least four performances during the Festival. This year's Festival takes place during the League of Chicago Theatres' annual Chicago Theatre Week, with discounted tickets available to all Theatre Week performances. Single tickets go on sale Friday, January 5, 2018 at www.cmtf.org. The press preview is Monday, February 5 at 8 pm. (more...)

Underscore Theatre Co. Announces 2017-18 Season and Full Line-Up for 4th CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVALUnderscore Theatre Co. Announces 2017-18 Season and Full Line-Up for 4th CHICAGO MUSICAL THEATRE FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Underscore Theatre Company is pleased to announce its full 2017-18 Season, kicking off this fall with CARRIE 2: THE RAGE (An Unauthorized Musical Parody). (more...)

BWW Review: THE BALLAD OF LEFTY AND CRABBE at The Living Room Theatre
by Alan Portner - May 27, 2017

'The Ballad of Lefty and Crabbe' sparkles as a completely home- grown, home- performed, home-produced and expanded reboot to the 2015 Fringe Festival hit now enjoying its world premiere at The Living Room Theatre in the Kansas City Crossroads District through June 18. 'Lefty and Crabbe' has matured and ripened on the vine and is now most definitely ready for prime time. (more...)

Nathan Tysen's STILLWATER Set for Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2015

After a sold-out developmental production at the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, STILLWATER comes to Joe's Pub for a one-night only event. Rock, pop, and alt-country tunes tell the story of two love triangles catastrophically intersecting in a modern-day drug-fueled trailer park in Stillwater, Oklahoma. (more...)

KC Rep Wraps Season with Workshop of Nathan Tysen's New Rock Musical STILLWATER, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre concludes its 50th anniversary season with a developmental production of Stillwater, a new rock musical staged by the Rep's Artistic Director Eric Rosen. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at David George, Shanna Jones and More in KC Rep's STILLWATER
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre concludes its 50th anniversary season with a developmental production of Stillwater, a new rock musical staged by the Rep's Artistic Director Eric Rosen. Performances run May 13th through 24th, presented in a one-of-a-kind performance space - the first ever production inside the Spencer Theatre Scene Shop. Check out a first look below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with KC Rep's STILLWATER
by Stage Tube - May 8, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre concludes its 50th anniversary season with a developmental production of Stillwater, a new rock musical staged by the Rep's Artistic Director Eric Rosen. Performances run May 13th through 24th, presented in a one-of-a-kind performance space - the first ever production inside the Spencer Theatre Scene Shop. Click below to go behind the scenes with the cast and creative team! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with KC Rep's STILLWATER
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2015

?Kansas City Repertory Theatre concludes its 50th anniversary season with a developmental production of Stillwater, a new rock musical staged by the Rep's Artistic Director Eric Rosen. Performances run May 13th through 24th, presented in a one-of-a-kind performance space - the first ever production inside the Spencer Theatre Scene Shop. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

KC Rep to Wrap Season with Workshop of Nathan Tysen's New Rock Musical STILLWATER
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2015

Kansas City Repertory Theatre concludes its 50th anniversary season with a developmental production of Stillwater, a new rock musical staged by the Rep's Artistic Director Eric Rosen. Stillwater is an angst-filled love letter to a generation rebounding from the economic and cultural shocks of the last ten years. (more...)

PHANTOM's Michele McConnell and Duane McDevitt Set for ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 2015 at Hunter College Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2015

The Ziegfeld Society of New York City will present ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 2015: A Spectacular Celebration of Florenz Ziegfeld's World Famous Revue starring Michele McConnell (THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA), and Duane McDevitt, today, February 21st, 3:30pm at Lang Hall at Hunter College (69th Street between Park and Lexington Ave.). (more...)

PHANTOM's Michele McConnell and Duane McDevitt Set for ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 2015 at Hunter College This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

The Ziegfeld Society of New York City will present ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF 2015: A Spectacular Celebration of Florenz Ziegfeld's World Famous Revue starring Michele McConnell (THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA), and Duane McDevitt, Saturday, February 21st, 3:30pm at Lang Hall at Hunter College (69th Street between Park and Lexington Ave.). (more...)

Marilyn Maye, Whitney Bashor, Kate Shindle and More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. (more...)

Nathan Tysen and Arthur Perlman Win 2014 Kleban Prizes for Musical Theatre; Ceremony Held Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

The Kleban Foundation's 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Nathan Tysen and the 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Arthur Perlman.The 2014 prizes will be presented tonight, June 23, 2014, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI. (more...)

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Announces 26 Writers of 9 New Musicals Selected for This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2014

Kathy Evans, Founding Executive Director, announced the nine musicals and twenty-six writers selected for the 2014 Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, its fourth year of providing working retreats for musical theatre writers. For nine consecutive weeks beginning June 29th, each writing team will have an individual weeklong residency in Rhinebeck, New York to write their musical. They are provided with a private home, transportation, food, and a stipend. All costs are fully funded by donors including The ASCAP Foundation, The Dramatists Guild Fund, and The Noel Coward Foundation. Writers participating this year include Broadway's Mindi Dickstein (Little Women), this year's Kleban Prize winner Nathan Tysen (Burnt Part Boys), and Peter Mills, past winner of the Kleban, Fred Ebb Award, and Richard Rodgers prize. The musicals' subjects cover 19th century nautical mysteries, 20th century fairy tales, a 1970's gay bar, and modern-day meth addicts. Every score is original and styles include 16th century Renaissance, big band, folk, rock, and electronic music. (more...)

Nathan Tysen and Arthur Perlman Win 2014 Kleban Prizes for Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

The Kleban Foundation just announced that the 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre lyricist has been awarded to Nathan Tysen and the 24th annual Kleban Prize for the most promising musical theatre librettist has been awarded to Arthur Perlman.The 2014 prizes will be presented on Monday, June 23, 2014, in a private ceremony (by invitation only) hosted by ASCAP and BMI. (more...)

Nathan Tysen's STILLWATER Set for The Living Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2013

In a joint effort to produce and foster new work, The Living Room, in association with the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, will present a concert reading of Nathan Tysen and the popular Midwest band Joe's Pet Project's new rock theatre piece Stillwater. This exciting new fusion of rock concert and musical theatre will be performed with actors from Kansas City, New York and Chicago, at 7 pm and 10 pm, tonight, October 20, 2013 at The Living Room 1818 McGee Street in Kansas City, MO. (more...)

Nathan Tysen's STILLWATER Set for The Living Room, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

In a joint effort to produce and foster new work, The Living Room, in association with the Kansas City Repertory Theatre, will present a concert reading of Nathan Tysen and the popular Midwest band Joe's Pet Project's new rock theatre piece Stillwater. This exciting new fusion of rock concert and musical theatre will be performed with actors from Kansas City, New York and Chicago, at 7 pm and 10 pm, Sunday, October 20, 2013 at The Living Room 1818 McGee Street in Kansas City, MO. (more...)