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Amas Musical Theatre Announces New Leadership Positions Photo Amas Musical Theatre Announces New Leadership Positions
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2020

Amas Musical Theatre today announced the appointment of Tegan Summer as President, Board of Directors. Mr. Summer joins Sharleen Cooper Cohen (Chairperson), Ben Gadon (Treasurer) and Stephanie L. Rosenberg (Secretary) to comprise the Executive Committee. Also announced is new board member Linda Chichester.

Ordway Announces 2020-2021 Season - RENT, WAITRESS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and More! Photo Ordway Announces 2020-2021 Season - RENT, WAITRESS, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2020

The Ordway Center for the Performing Arts today announced the titles for the 2020-2021 Broadway at the Ordway season.

Jonathan Cerullo Named Artistic Associate At Amas Musical Theatre Photo Jonathan Cerullo Named Artistic Associate At Amas Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2019

Award-winning director and choreographer Jonathan Cerullo (The Boys from Syracuse, Big Apple Circus), has been named an Artistic Associate at Amas Musical Theatre. Donna Trinkoff announced Cerullo will be joining SDC director and choreographer Christopher Scott and Lynne Taylor-Corbett.

Musical Adaptation of Film AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN Will Embark on North American T Photo Musical Adaptation of Film AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN Will Embark on North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019

The musical stage production of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN, based on the 1982 Oscar-winning film starring Richard Gere, begins touring North America with a premiere in the fall of 2020. Featuring the Grammy Award winning, #1 hit single 'Up Where We Belong', AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN is an uplifting production that celebrates triumph over adversity and includes one of the most iconic and romantic endings ever portrayed on screen.

Photo Flash: Inside AMAS Musical Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala Photo Photo Flash: Inside AMAS Musical Theatre's 50th Anniversary Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968 and celebrated its 50th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the The Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street). Honorary Chair for the event is Academy Award-Winning actress and activist Whoopi Goldberg. Tony Award-winner Lillias White will be Mistress of Ceremonies evening.

Amas Musical Theatre Announces Recipient Of The Inaugural Eric H. Weinberger Award Fo Photo Amas Musical Theatre Announces Recipient Of The Inaugural Eric H. Weinberger Award For Emerging Librettists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) today announced the recipient of the inaugural Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists, a juried cash and production grant given annually to support the early work and career of a deserving musical theatre librettist, commemorating the life and work of playwright/librettist Eric H. Weinberger (1950-2017), who was a Drama Desk Award nominee for Best Book of a Musical (Wanda's World), and the playwright/librettist of Class Mothers '68, which earned Pricilla Lopez a Drama Desk Award nomination.

Amas Musical Theatre Honors Harry Belafonte, Shelly Berger and More at Annual Gala Photo Amas Musical Theatre Honors Harry Belafonte, Shelly Berger and More at Annual Gala
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2019

Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer), New York City's award-winning pioneer in diversity and multi-ethnic casting in the performing arts since 1968 and will celebrate its 50th Anniversary at its annual Gala Benefit Concert on Monday, April 1, 2019 at the The Angel Orensanz Foundation (172 Norfolk Street). Honorary Chair for the event is Academy Award-Winning actress and activist Whoopi Goldberg. Tony Award-winner Lillias White will be Mistress of Ceremonies evening.

Bristol Hippodrome Hosts AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN Photo Bristol Hippodrome Hosts AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2018

The full cast for the World Premiere of "AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL" is officially announced. Emma Williams will play 'Paula Pokrifki', Jonny Fines is 'Zack Mayo', Ray Shell as 'Foley', Ian McIntosh as 'Sid Worley' and Jessica Daley as 'Lynette Pomeroy'.

Let Love Lift You Up This Spring With The World Premiere Stage Production Of AN OFFIC Photo Let Love Lift You Up This Spring With The World Premiere Stage Production Of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Get ready to be swept off your feet with the world premiere of new musical, An Officer and a Gentleman, arriving at Birmingham Hippodrome from Tues 15 - Sat 19 May.

Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the World Premiere of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Images have been released offering a first look at the world premiere production of An Officer and a Gentleman, which plays at Manchester's Opera House from Monday 13th - Saturday 18th August as part of its UK and Ireland tour.

La Mirada & McCoy Rigby Announce 41st Season, Leslie Uggams in STORMY WEATHER, A NIGH Photo La Mirada & McCoy Rigby Announce 41st Season, Leslie Uggams in STORMY WEATHER, A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN, and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2018

Tony-nominated LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to announce its 41st season of shows.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

See photos from inside the the World Premiere of 'AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL'.

Casting Announced For World Premiere Of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL Photo Casting Announced For World Premiere Of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2018

The full cast for the World Premiere of "AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL" is officially announced. Emma Williams will play 'Paula Pokrifiki', Jonny Fines is 'Zack Mayo', Ray Shell as 'Foley', Ian Macintosh as 'Sid Worley' and Jessica Daley as 'Lynette Pomeroy'. The production will open at Curve on Friday 6 April 2018 with a national press night on Thursday 19 April before playing at theatres across the UK and Ireland until 15 September 2018.

Amas Musical Theatre Slates 'Dare to Be Different' Series of New Musicals Photo Amas Musical Theatre Slates 'Dare to Be Different' Series of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2017

Amas Musical Theatre, in celebration of its 49th season, will present Dare To Be Different, a series of three new musicals and three one-night only special events from November 30 - December 15 at A.R.T./New York Theatres (502 West 53rd Street - 10th Avenue & 53rd Street).

AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN: THE MUSICAL To Tour Across the UK in 2018 Photo AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN: THE MUSICAL To Tour Across the UK in 2018
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

Jamie Wilson and Curve have just announced the World Premiere of "AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL" which will open at Curve on 6 April 2018 before playing at theatres across the UK and in Ireland including Manchester Opera House in August 2018. 

New Musical Adaptation Of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN To Tour UK Photo New Musical Adaptation Of AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN To Tour UK
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2017

Jamie Wilson and Curve are delighted to announce the World Premiere of 'AN OFFICER AND A GENTLEMAN - THE MUSICAL' which will open at Curve on 6 April 2018 before playing at theatres across the UK and in Ireland until 15 September 2018.

Damon Intrabartolo's POP NATION, with Anthony Fedorov, Delays Performances Until Mid December
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that POP NATION, a theatrical social event merging music, theater and the nightclub experience, has delayed performances at Hudson (356 W. 58th Street at 9th Avenue). THe show was previously set to begin previews on November 14th with opening night set for January 8th. POP NATION has original music and lyrics by Damon Intrabartolo (bare, 'Superman Returns,' 'X Men 2') and book by Kenny Finkle (Indoor/Outdoor). A press representative has confirmed that the show will now begin in mid December because 'mounting the massive production has taken longer than expected.'

POP NATION to Begin Performances Next Month at Hudson
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

POP NATION, a theatrical social event merging music, theater and the nightclub experience, will begin performances at Hudson (356 W. 58th Street at 9th Avenue) on November 14th with opening night set for January 8th. POP NATION has original music and lyrics by Damon Intrabartolo (bare, 'Superman Returns,' 'X Men 2') and book by Kenny Finkle (Indoor/Outdoor).

Breaking News: THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN to Close May 4 on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2014

THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN will play its final performance at Broadway's Booth Theatre on Sunday, May 4, 2014, having played 22 preview and 16 regular performances. Starring Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons and two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Spinella, THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN began performances on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 and opened Monday, April 21, 2014, following a sold-out, critically acclaimed run at Washington DC's Arena Stage in the fall of 2013.

THE VELOCITY OF AUTUMN Opens on Broadway Tonight at Booth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

The Velocity of Autumn is a 90-minute powder keg dark comedy by Eric Coble that stars Academy Award winner Estelle Parsons (Bonnie and Clyde, 'Roseanne') and two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Spinella (Angels in America, Lincoln, '24'), is directed by Molly Smith and will open tonight, April 21, 2014. This limited Broadway engagement of The Velocity of Autumn follows a sold-out, critically acclaimed run at Washington DC's Arena Stage (Edgar Dobie, Executive Producer) in the fall of 2013.

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