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STEVE KLUGER shook hands with Lucille Ball when he was 12. He's since lived a few more decades, but nothing much registered after that. He is a novelist and playwright who grew up during the Sixties with only two heroes: Tom Seaver and Ethel Merman. Few were able to grasp the concept. A veteran ... (read more)
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Bio:
STEVE KLUGER shook hands with Lucille Ball when he was 12. He's since lived a few more decades, but nothing much registered after that. He is a novelist and playwright who grew up during the Sixties with only two heroes: Tom Seaver and Ethel Merman. Few were able to grasp the concept. A veteran ... (read more)
Daryl Roth, Jodi Picoult and Steve Kluger are Coming to 92Y Daryl Roth, Jodi Picoult and Steve Kluger are Coming to 92Y
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

How does a musical based on a book go from a dream to reality? 92Y presents Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth, and authors Jodi Picoult and Steve Kluger in an illuminating panel moderated by Gordon Cox. (more...)

Global Roundup 11/1 - DEAR EVAN HANSEN in the UK, MRS. DOUBTFIRE in Seattle and More! Global Roundup 11/1 - DEAR EVAN HANSEN in the UK, MRS. DOUBTFIRE in Seattle and More!
by BWW Special - Nov 1, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Dear Evan Hansen West End, Mrs. Doubtfire in Seattle and More! (more...)

Photo Flash: Marlo Thomas, Joe DiPietro and More Celebrate Opening of LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Photo Flash: Marlo Thomas, Joe DiPietro and More Celebrate Opening of LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

The new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER opened this past Friday, October 25th to unanimous rave reviews at George Street Playhouse. Under the direction of Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER), LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). (more...)

BWW Review: LAST DAYS OF SUMMER " The New Musical at George Street Playhouse is a Sure-Fire Hit BWW Review: LAST DAYS OF SUMMER " The New Musical at George Street Playhouse is a Sure-Fire Hit
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 29, 2019

George Street Playhouse (GSP) is kicking off their 2019/2020 Season with a new musical that is a sure-fire hit. 'Last Days of Summer' has everything going for it. The show presents a captivating story, stellar cast, a memorable score, and spirited dance numbers. Directed by Jeff Calhoun, it features a book and lyrics by Steve Kluger with music by Jason Howland. (more...)

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Stage Tube - Oct 25, 2019

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is October 25th. LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). Get a first look at cast members Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton and more in action! (more...)

Exclusive: Get A First Look At Teal Wicks, Bobby Conte Thornton, And More In LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Exclusive: Get A First Look At Teal Wicks, Bobby Conte Thornton, And More In LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). (more...)

VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in Rehearsal For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER VIDEO: Bobby Conte Thornton and Teal Wicks in Rehearsal For LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2019

Performances kicked off last night for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). Opening Night is October 25th. LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). (more...)

Performances Begin Tuesday For New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Performances Begin Tuesday For New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

Performances are set to begin this Tuesday, October 15th, with the official Opening Night on October 25th, for the new musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, presented by George Street Playhouse and directed by Jeff Calhoun (NEWSIES, GREASE, BIG RIVER). LAST DAYS OF SUMMER features book & lyrics by Steve Kluger (based on his best-selling novel) and music by Grammy Award winner Jason Howland (LITTLE WOMEN). (more...)

BWW Interview: Julian Emile Lerner in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playhouse 10/15 to 11/10 BWW Interview: Julian Emile Lerner in LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at George Street Playhouse 10/15 to 11/10
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 10, 2019

George Street Playhouse opens their inaugural season at the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center (NBPAC) with 'Last Days of Summer.' It is based on the contemporary novel by Steve Kluger and directed by two-time Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun with music by Grammy winner Jason Howland. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Julian Emile Lerner who plays Joey Margolis in the show. (more...)

Revised KCRep World Premieres Make Off-Broadway And East Coast Debut Revised KCRep World Premieres Make Off-Broadway And East Coast Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019

Kansas City Repertory Theatre announced today that two shows which received their world premiere productions at Spencer Theatre are going on to new life on the East Coast. New York's Second Stage Theater announced this week that Between the Lines, which premiered in 2017 at KCRep in association with Daryl Roth Productions, will be produced Off-Broadway. Performances begin April 21, 2020, and it officially opens in May 2020. Between the Lines is based on The New York Times Best-Seller Book by Jodi Picoult & Samantha Van Leer with Book by Timothy Allen McDonald and Music & Lyrics by Elyssa Samsel & Kate Anderson. (more...)

VIDEO: Making A "Big" Impact With LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, a New Musical Directed by Jeff Calhoun VIDEO: Making A "Big" Impact With LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, a New Musical Directed by Jeff Calhoun
by Stage Tube - Oct 4, 2019

A new video debuted on YouTube this week featuring LAST DAYS OF SUMMER cast members Danny Binstock and Julian Lerner paying homage to a classic 1980s film. (more...)

KCRep World Premieres Make Off-Broadway And East Coast Debut KCRep World Premieres Make Off-Broadway And East Coast Debut
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019

Kansas City Repertory Theatre announced today that two shows which received their world premiere productions at Spencer Theatre are going on to new life on the East Coast. New York's Second Stage Theater announced this week that Between the Lines, which premiered in 2017 at KCRep in association with Daryl Roth Productions, will be produced Off-Broadway. (more...)

LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Begins Rehearsals LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Begins Rehearsals
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

Last Days of Summera?"a new musical based on the best-selling novel by Steve Klugera?"began first rehearsals this week at George Street Playhouse's new home in the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center. (more...)

Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton to Lead George Street's LAST DAYS OF SUMMER Teal Wicks and Bobby Conte Thornton to Lead George Street's LAST DAYS OF SUMMER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

Last Days of Summera?"a new musical based on the best-selling novel by Steve Klugera?"will kick off the landmark 2019/20 season at George Street Playhouse. This highly anticipated production, directed by Tony Award nominee Jeff Calhoun (Newsies on Broadway), will star Teal Wicks, following her performance as Lady Cher in Broadway's The Cher Show, and Bobby Conte Thornton, known for A Bronx Tale on Broadway.  (more...)

George Street Playhouse Artistic Director David Saint To Appear On 'State Of The Arts' Tomorrow George Street Playhouse Artistic Director David Saint To Appear On 'State Of The Arts' Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2019

George Street Playhouse is set to open its 2019-20 season in its new home, the state-of-the-art New Brunswick Performing Center this October, marking a new era in the theater's esteemed history of bringing world-class productions to New Jersey audiences. The theater's longtime Artistic Director David Saint will be this week's special guest on the popular WPKN Radio (89.5 FM) program 'State of the Arts" tomorrow (Friday) at 12:10 pm. The show can be heard online at www.wpkn.org. (more...)

George Street Playhouse Announces 2019-20 Season in New Performing Arts Center George Street Playhouse Announces 2019-20 Season in New Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019

George Street Playhouse will open its inaugural 2019-20 season in its new home, the state-of-the-art New Brunswick Performing Center, this October, marking a new era in the theater's esteemed history of bringing world-class productions to New Jersey audiences. (more...)

Review Roundup: Corey Cott in the New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER in Kansas City Review Roundup: Corey Cott in the New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER in Kansas City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Kansas City Repertory Theatre first show of its 20182019 season - the World Premiere musical, LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, now on stage through September 30, 2018. Check out the photos below! (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at Kansas City Rep VIDEO: Get A First Look At LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at Kansas City Rep
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 17, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Kansas City Repertory Theatre first show of its 20182019 season - the World Premiere musical, LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, now on stage through September 30, 2018. Check out video of the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At Corey Cott in the New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER in Kansas City Photo Flash: First Look At Corey Cott in the New Musical LAST DAYS OF SUMMER in Kansas City
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Kansas City Repertory Theatre first show of its 20182019 season - the World Premiere musical, LAST DAYS OF SUMMER, now on stage through September 30, 2018. Check out the photos below! (more...)

BWW Review: LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at Kansas City Repertory Theatre BWW Review: LAST DAYS OF SUMMER at Kansas City Repertory Theatre
by Alan Portner - Sep 15, 2018

The Spencer Theater, KC Rep audience roared its approval at the world-premiere, musical production of Steve Kruger's 1998 novel 'Last Days Of Summer.'   In collaboration with Composer Jason Howland and Director Jeff Calhoun, Kruger's new play takes its first full scale step toward a hoped for long run on the Great White Way (more...)

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