FOREVER PLAID Comes to Granbury Opera HouseFOREVER PLAID Comes to Granbury Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2019

Granbury Theatre Company will continue its 2019 Broadway on the Brazos season with the musical Forever Plaid on March 29-April 14, 2019, at the historic Granbury Opera House in Downtown Granbury. (more...)

Amas Musical Theatre Honors Harry Belafonte, Shelly Berger and More at Annual GalaAmas 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. (more...)

The York Theatre Company Presents a Return Off-Broadway Engagement of ENTER LAUGHINGThe York Theatre Company Presents a Return Off-Broadway Engagement of ENTER LAUGHING
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

The York Theatre Company (James Morgan, Producing Artistic Director; Evans Haile, Executive Director), dedicated to the development of new musicals and rediscovery of musical gems from the past, will present a return engagement of the hit Off-Broadway musical, Enter Laughing: The Musical with book by Joseph Stein, music and lyrics by Stan Daniels, based on the play Enter Laughing by Joseph Stein from the novel by Carl Reiner, produced in association with Riki Kane Larimer and Alene Daniels. Enter Laughing: The Musical returns to kick off The York's year-long 50th Anniversary Celebration at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). (more...)

ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival Returns For Season 3ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival Returns For Season 3
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2019

The ArtisTree Music Theatre Festival offers a season of live, professional musical theatre productions that run from August to October each year. Our Festival is modeled after the 'summer stock' tradition of staging shows: we use a resident company of actors and artists to create a series of musicals, with an all-new production presented every few weeks across our three-month season. (more...)

BWW Review: PLAID TIDINGS Brings Musical Holiday Cheer to Simi ValleyBWW Review: PLAID TIDINGS Brings Musical Holiday Cheer to Simi Valley
by Shari Barrett - Dec 28, 2018

The hilarious angel doo-wop quartet of Frankie, Sparky, Jinx and Smudge (Craig Sherman, Philip McBride, Augusto Guardado and Andrew Allen) again return to Earth to get a second chance at 'making it big' after missing out on the opportunity when a freak accident caused their demise on the night of February 9, 1964 while the Beatles appeared on The Ed Sullivan Show. Believing their mission is to find the purpose for their return, the spirited guys set out to recall past show-stopping performances, finally realizing how much it meant to bring joy and music to their fans. (more...)

BWW Review: PLAID TIDINGS, Bridge House TheatreBWW Review: PLAID TIDINGS, Bridge House Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Nov 29, 2018

Plaid Tidings is a show full of grand old Christmas songs delivered beautifully by four gifted vocalists. (more...)

Cast Announced For The UK Premiere Of PLAID TIDINGSCast Announced For The UK Premiere Of PLAID TIDINGS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2018

Casting is announced for the UK premiere of Plaid Tidings, the seasonal sequel to the hugely successful West End hit musical Forever Plaid by Stuart Ross, ahead of its UK premiere at London's Bridge House Theatre SE20 from 26 November - 23 December. (more...)

Heavenly Hit Musical FOREVER PLAID Returns To  South Bay's Norris TheatreHeavenly Hit Musical FOREVER PLAID Returns To South Bay's Norris Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

One of the most popular off-Broadway hits in history, the hilarious and charming musical comedy, Forever Plaid comes back to the Norris Theatre on the Palos Verdes Peninsula, for one more Magic Moment, November 16-18. The show follows The Plaids, a young, all-male singing group whose lives were cut tragically short in the 1950s, as they return from the afterlife to stage one final concert featuring the most popular songs of the era. (more...)

The Boys In Plaid Are Back And This Time It's SeasonalThe Boys In Plaid Are Back And This Time It's Seasonal
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

Plaid Tidings by Stuart Ross, gets its UK premiere at London's Bridge House Theatre SE20 from 26 November - 23 December. This is the seasonal sequel to the hugely successful West End hit musical Forever Plaid. (more...)

FOREVER PLAID Opens At Layton's Only Live TheatreFOREVER PLAID Opens At Layton's Only Live Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2018

Forever Plaid plays at On Pitch Performing Arts October 25th - November 3rd, 2018. (more...)

Theatre Tuscaloosa Kicks Off 18-19 Season With FOREVER PLAIDTheatre Tuscaloosa Kicks Off 18-19 Season With FOREVER PLAID
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018

Theatre Tuscaloosa will present Stuart Ross, James Raitt and Gene Wolsk's Forever Plaid September 7-16, 2018 in the Bean-Brown Theatre on the Martin Campus of Shelton State Community College (9500 Old Greensboro Rd). (more...)

Photo Flash: FOREVER PLAID Opens At Theatre At The Center In MunsterPhoto Flash: FOREVER PLAID Opens At Theatre At The Center In Munster
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Theatre fans and critics were all in attendance for the Opening Night  of Forever Plaid on Sunday, May 6 at Theatre at the Center in Munster.  Matt Edmonds, in the role of Sparky, Adam LaSalle as Francis, Yando Lopez as Jinx and Christopher Ratliff as Smudge star in Theatre at the Center's spring musical. Performances continue through June 3. (more...)

Photo Flash: AMAS Musical Theatre Presents 49th Anniversary Benefit GalaPhoto Flash: AMAS Musical Theatre Presents 49th Anniversary Benefit Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2018

A starry line-up of talent that was on hand to celebrate the AMAS Musical Theatre's 49th Anniversary Gala Benefit honoring Broadway casting director, producer and director Jay Binder, Tony-nominated composer and lyricist Micki Grant and Leonid Poretsky, MD, a leading endocrinologist and founder of the Friedman Transgender Health & Wellness Program at Lenox Hill Hospital. (more...)

Photo Coverage: FOREVER PLAID The Event- A Benefit For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids at The Laurie Beechman TheatrePhoto Coverage: FOREVER PLAID The Event- A Benefit For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids at The Laurie Beechman Theatre
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 6, 2018

The West Bank Cafe/Laurie Beechman Theatre became all PLAID last night in a Benefit For Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids and the special production proved that PLAID will happily be on our planet FOREVER! The performance continues for two more nights. (more...)

TheaterWorks Presents FOREVER PLAID At The Peoria Center For The Performing ArtsTheaterWorks Presents FOREVER PLAID At The Peoria Center For The Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2018

TheaterWorks announces its upcoming production of the hit Off-Broadway revue, Forever Plaid. (more...)

FOREVER PLAID Returns to Benefit BC/EFAFOREVER PLAID Returns to Benefit BC/EFA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2018

Off Broadway's iconic harmonious hit, Forever Plaid returns to New York for a limited engagement to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS for three special performances on April 5th, 6th and 7th (7PM) at the Laurie Beechman Theatre at West Bank Cafe (407 W. 42nd Street). (more...)

Brenda Braxton, N'Kenge, and More to Headline Amas Musical Theatre's GalaBrenda Braxton, N'Kenge, and More to Headline Amas Musical Theatre's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018

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, has announced a starry line-up of talent that will be on hand to celebrate the company's 49th Anniversary Gala Benefit honoring Broadway casting director, producer and director Jay Binder, Tony-nominated composer and lyricist Micki Grant and Leonid Poretsky, MD, a leading endocrinologist and founder of the Friedman Transgender Health & Wellness Program at Lenox Hill Hospital on Monday, April 2. (more...)

BWW Review:  The York Brings Back Styne, Comden and Green's Enjoyable Oddball, SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPINGBWW Review: The York Brings Back Styne, Comden and Green's Enjoyable Oddball, SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING
by Michael Dale - Mar 4, 2018

'One of the few great musical comedies of the last thirty years.' - Howard Taubman' 'What a show! What a hit! What a solid hit!' - Walter Kerr' 'The best musical of the century.' - John Chapman' (more...)

BWW Interview: Phyllis Newman Looks Back on the Original SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPINGBWW Interview: Phyllis Newman Looks Back on the Original SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING
by Harry Haun - Feb 28, 2018

 'You know this is the first time I ever heard of NOT sleeping with the author to get the part,' cracked a profoundly p.o.-ed Phyllis Newman at the fourth of five auditions she had to endure in order to land a big, star-making role on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The York Theatre Musicals in Mufti Series Presents-SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPINGPhoto Coverage: The York Theatre Musicals in Mufti Series Presents-SUBWAYS ARE FOR SLEEPING
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 26, 2018

Are subways really for sleeping? The York Theatre Company presents the 1961 Broadway musical Subways Are for Sleeping with music byJule Styne and book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, suggested by the book by Edmund G. Love, the final show in the Winter 2018 Musicals in Mufti Series celebrating the work of the legendary composer Jule Styne. Directed by Stuart Ross, and with music direction by David Hancock Turner, the cast features Karl Josef Co, David Engel, Beth Glover, David Josefsberg, Alyse Alan Louis, Kathryn McCreary, Gerry McIntyre, Gina Milo, Eric William Morris, and Kilty Reidy. (more...)

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