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VIDEO: Gina Naomi Baez Parodies HOCUS POCUS With 'I'll Put a Mask On You' Photo VIDEO: Gina Naomi Baez Parodies HOCUS POCUS With 'I'll Put a Mask On You'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2020

Gina Naomi Baez has returned with another parody music video. This time sticking with her Hocus Pocus theme, Gina puts a twist on Bette Midler's popular 'I PUT A SPELL ON YOU' with 'I'LL PUT A MASK ON YOU'. Winifred Sanderson has had it and decides to put a mask on anyone she sees not abiding by the executive order by way of her magic of course!

Cast Announced For MOVE MEANT, Prospect's Musical Theater Lab Photo Cast Announced For MOVE MEANT, Prospect's Musical Theater Lab
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2020

Prospect Theater Company has announced the performing artists involved in the company's 2020 Musical Theater Lab, MOVE MEANT. The lab's culminating presentations are Monday and Tuesday Feb. 17th and 18th at 7:00pm at The Ailey Citigroup Theater, The Joan Weill Center for Dance (405 West 55th St. at 9th Ave.)

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL at Walnut Street Theatre Photo BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL at Walnut Street Theatre
by Greer Firestone - May 29, 2019

LEGALLY BLONDE: The Musical is absolute escapism but staged at The Walnut it is legally astonishing in its tight direction, supremely talented actors and technical aspects. There can be no prosecutorial dissent on this!

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL at The Walnut Street Theatre Photo BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL at The Walnut Street Theatre
by Anne Marie Scalies - May 24, 2019

Legally Blonde: The Musical is a perfect season ender and summer kick-off party.  It's got a sweet blend of fluff and integrity all while standing up for women's rights.

The Walnut's LEGALLY BLONDE The Musical Opens Next Week Photo The Walnut's LEGALLY BLONDE The Musical Opens Next Week
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre concludes its thrilling 210th season with the award-winning Broadway hit, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL. Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, the high-energy musical begins previews on May 14, opens May 22, and continues through July 14.

Walnut Concludes 210th Season With Broadway Hit LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL Photo Walnut Concludes 210th Season With Broadway Hit LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019

Walnut Street Theatre concludes its thrilling 210th season with the award-winning Broadway hit, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL. Directed and choreographed by Richard Stafford, the high-energy musical begins previews on May 14, opens May 22, and continues through July 14.

Riverside Theatre Stages Ever-Charming LEGALLY BLONDE Photo Riverside Theatre Stages Ever-Charming LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Riverside Theatre present the effervescent award-winning musical, Legally Blonde. Sponsored by The O'Haire Group-Merrill Lynch Wealth Management and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group, Legally Blonde performs on the Stark Stage from April 16 - May 5, 2019. Legally Blonde is a co-production between Riverside Theatre and the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia.  

Arc Stages Presents DANCING LESSONS By Mark St. Germain Photo Arc Stages Presents DANCING LESSONS By Mark St. Germain
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2019

Pleasantville theater company Arc Stages presents Dancing Lessons to continue their fourth season for their professional company, the Next Stage. This follows the successful run of Forbidden Broadway earlier this year. The Next Stage focuses on showcasing new, innovative work by a wide variety of exciting and talented writers. It is the third wing of a company that also includes a thriving Educational Stage and Community Stage.

A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Opens at Walnut Street Theatre Photo A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM Opens at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 209th season with the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Directed by, and starring, Frank Ferrante, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, this production begins previews on September 5th, opens on September 13th and runs through October 22nd on the Walnut's Mainstage.

A FUNNY THING...FORUM Opens the Walnut's 209th Anniversary Season Photo A FUNNY THING...FORUM Opens the Walnut's 209th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre opens its landmark 209th season with the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum. Directed by, and starring, Frank Ferrante, with choreography by Michelle Gaudette, this production begins previews on September 5th, opens on September 13th and runs through October 22nd on the Walnut's Mainstage.

BWW Previews: Ensemble Theatre Company Closes Season with Dance Musical SYNCOPATION
by Maggie Yates - Jun 6, 2017

The final piece this season, Allan Knee's Syncopation, features two distinct couples: Anna and Henry, the main characters who are learning to ballroom dance together; and a narrative told through the interlacing of theatre and dance. Where more conventional styles of musical theatre include lyrics to continue the story between scenes of spoken dialogue, Sycopation uses narrative choreography, bringing an unusual (and exciting, for those fans of ballroom dancing) theatrical experience to the New Vic.

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIZARD OF OZ at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 208th season with an exciting stage adaptation of the all-time classic musical THE WIZARD OF OZ. Directed by Glenn Casale, with choreography by Rodney Glen Roberts, THE WIZARD OF OZ began previews on November 8th, opens on November 16th and runs through January 8th on the Walnut's Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Photo Flash: First Look at THE WIZARD OF OZ at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 208th season with an exciting stage adaptation of the all-time classic musical THE WIZARD OF OZ. Directed by Glenn Casale, with choreography by Rodney Glen Roberts, THE WIZARD OF OZ began previews on November 8th, opens on November 16th and runs through January 8th on the Walnut's Mainstage. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!

Walnut Street Theatre Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Walnut Street Theatre continues its landmark 208th season with an exciting stage adaptation of the all-time classic musical THE WIZARD OF OZ. Directed by Glenn Casale, with choreography by Patti Colombo, THE WIZARD OF OZ begins previews on November 8th, opens on November 16th and runs through January 8th on the Walnut's Mainstage.

Walnut Street Theatre's Gala to Support Education Programs
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

This year, Walnut Street Theatre's annual Gala will take place on Friday, May 6. The evening will begin with a one-night-only concert titled Come Hear the Music Play: An Evening of Kander & Ebb. Some of Philadelphia's favorite performers will take the stage to 'Give 'em the old Razzle Dazzle.' Guests will enjoy performances by: Charles Abbott, Sara Brophy, Jennie Eisenhower, Cameron Flurry, Laura Giknis, Lexi Gwynn, Joliet F. Harris, Billy D. Hart, Heidi Hayes, Melissa Joy Hart, Jesse Jones, Liam Keenan, John Charles Kelly, Cambria Klein, Ben Lipitz, Forrest McClendon, Ellie Mooney, Craig Mulhern Jr., Nichalas L. Parker, Owen Pelesh, Lyn Philistine, Fran Prisco, Jenny Lee Stern, Christopher Sutton, Tara Tagliaferro, Denise Whelan and Jacob Wilner. Following the Gala Concert, a sold-out, swanky speakeasy VIP Party will be held on the Thomas Jefferson University Campus in the Jefferson Alumni Hall Atrium.

Riverside Theatre's SISTER ACT Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, ends the celebrated 2015-2016 season with the joyous Broadway comedy smash, SISTER ACT.

Riverside Theatre to Stage SISTER ACT This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2016

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, ends the celebrated 2015-2016 season with the joyous Broadway comedy smash, SISTER ACT.

At Last! AMAZING GRACE Cast Album Will Arrive on 2/26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

DMI Soundtracks announced today that the Broadway cast album of Amazing Grace will be released on February 26; with digital download pre-orders available on February 12. Amazing Grace will be available to purchase on all digital download and streaming services, as well as in-store. The recording was co-produced and engineered by six-time Grammy Award winner Frank Filipetti and co-produced and arranged by Joseph Church.

VIDEO: AMAZING GRACE Teases 'Stay Tuned For The Encore'
by Michael Dale - Dec 10, 2015

A video of the Broadway production's final curtain call ends with an a promise of an encore.

Exclusive Photo Coverage: AMAZING GRACE Cast Gets Ready for the Holidays with Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 22, 2015

Throughout the holiday season, BroadwayWorld will be bringing you our exclusive photo coverage from inside the recording room. Below, go behind the scenes with the company of AMAZING GRACE as they record 'The First Noel.'

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