BWW Review: WORKING A MUSICAL is Relatable at The Merry " Go " Round PlayhouseBWW Review: WORKING A MUSICAL is Relatable at The Merry " Go " Round Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley - Sep 8, 2019

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival is now presenting a thought-provoking production of Working a Musical at the Merry – Go – Round Playhouse. The musical features a book by Stephen Schwartz and Nina Faso with additional contributions by Gordon Greenberg; music by Craig Carnelia, Micki Grant, Lin-Manual Miranda, Mary Rodgers and Susan Birkenhead, Stephen Schwartz, and James Taylor; and orchestrations by Alex Lacamoire. Producing Artistic Director of the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival, Brett Smock, directs and choreographs this simple, fresh, and relatable production. (more...)

WORKING Opens At FLMTFWORKING Opens At FLMTF
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF) opens its fourth production this season, Working, A Musical. The show runs September 4 through September 21 at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park. (more...)

FLMTF Announces Cast Of WORKINGFLMTF Announces Cast Of WORKING
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Working, A Musical opens on September 4th at the Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival (FLMTF). The show runs through September 21st at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Emerson Park. (more...)

WORKING A MUSICAL Begins July 18 At Berkshire Theatre GroupWORKING A MUSICAL Begins July 18 At Berkshire Theatre Group
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2019

Berkshire Theatre Group is proud to present Tony Award-nominated Working A Musical, based on Studs Terkel's best-selling book of interviews, at The Unicorn Theatre (6 East Street) in Stockbridge, MA. Working features music by Pulitzer, Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Lin-Manuel Miranda (Hamilton, In The Heights, Moana); Tony Award-nominee Craig Carnelia (Sweet Smell of Success); Grammy Award-Winner Micki Grant (Don't Bother Me, I Can't Cope); Tony Award-nominee Mary Rodgers (Once Upon a Mattress); Grammy and Tony Award-nominee Susan Birkenhead (Jelly's Last Jam); Oscar, Golden Globe and Grammy Award-Winner Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell) and Grammy Award-Winner James Taylor. (more...)

BWW Review: Encores! Off-Center Turns WORKING Into A Tribute To New York City Center's EmployeesBWW Review: Encores! Off-Center Turns WORKING Into A Tribute To New York City Center's Employees
by Michael Dale - Jun 29, 2019

Unlike the vast majority of musicals granted concert productions by City Center's Encores! Off-Center, the collaborate effort known as WORKING did not play an Off-Broadway run before hitting Times Square. Instead, Chicago's Goodman Theatre production transferred to the 46th Street Theatre in 1978, where it garnered numerous Tony nominations, including best musical. (more...)

Review Roundup: Encores Off-Center Presents WORKING - See What The Critics Are Saying!Review Roundup: Encores Off-Center Presents WORKING - See What The Critics Are Saying!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

Encores! Off-Center presents Nina Faso and Stephen Schwartz's Working: A Musical, June 26-29. See what the critics are saying! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Opening Night After Party For WORKING at Encores! Off-CenterPhoto Coverage: Inside the Opening Night After Party For WORKING at Encores! Off-Center
by Walter McBride - Jun 27, 2019

First up in the Encores! Off-Center season is Working: A Musical, based on the best-selling Studs Terkel book of the same name. Check out photos from the after party! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 6/26: THE PROM Film Casting, and More!Wake Up With BWW 6/26: THE PROM Film Casting, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 26, 2019

Today's top stories: The Prom film casting, and more! (more...)

VIDEO: Christopher Jackson, Stephen Schwartz and More Sing From WORKING At City Center Encores!VIDEO: Christopher Jackson, Stephen Schwartz and More Sing From WORKING At City Center Encores!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2019

Encores! Off-Center will present Nina Faso and Stephen Schwartz's Working: A Musical, June 26-29. The production stars Andrea Burns, Mateo Ferro, David Garrison, Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz, and Tracie Thoms. (more...)

THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Extends Through July 21THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Extends Through July 21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company announces a one week extension of the world premiere production of The Secret Life of Bees. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE SECRET LIFE OF BEESPhoto Coverage: Atlantic Theater Company Celebrates Opening Night of THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 17, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company's World Premiere musical The Secret Life of Bees, book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, directed by Sam Gold, choreographed by Chris Walker and based on the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd, just opened at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). The production is a limited run through July 14, 2019. (more...)

BWW Review: Lynn Nottage, Duncan Sheik and Susan Birkenhead's Beautiful and Thrilling THE SECRET LIFE OF BEESBWW Review: Lynn Nottage, Duncan Sheik and Susan Birkenhead's Beautiful and Thrilling THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES
by Michael Dale - Jun 14, 2019

A young African-American woman living in 1964 rural South Carolina is interrupted on her way to a voter registration rally by a pair of white men who not only rough her up until she's on the ground and bloody, but convince a police officer that it was her fault. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Opens Off-Broadway- See What The Critics Had To Say!Review Roundup: THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES Opens Off-Broadway- See What The Critics Had To Say!
by Review Roundups - Jun 13, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company' presents the world premiere of the new musical The Secret Life of Bees, book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, directed by Sam Gold, choreographed by Chris Walkerand based on the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 6/13: Further IN THE HEIGHTS Film Casting, and More!Wake Up With BWW 6/13: Further IN THE HEIGHTS Film Casting, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Jun 13, 2019

Good morning BroadwayWorld! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SECRET LIFE OF BEESPhoto Flash: First Look at THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019

Get a first look at Atlantic Theater Company's World Premiere musical The Secret Life of Bees, book by Lynn Nottage, music by Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Susan Birkenhead, directed by Sam Gold, choreographed by Chris Walker and based on the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd. (more...)

Lynn Nottage Is Honoree Of 39th William Inge Theater Festival In Independence, KansasLynn Nottage Is Honoree Of 39th William Inge Theater Festival In Independence, Kansas
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Lynn Nottage, a two-time winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Drama, is the Playwright Honoree of the 39th William Inge Theater Festival. (more...)

Jeanine Tesori, Stephen Schwartz, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and More to Discuss WORKING: A MUSICAL; Free Lottery TicketsJeanine Tesori, Stephen Schwartz, Lin-Manuel Miranda, and More to Discuss WORKING: A MUSICAL; Free Lottery Tickets
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019

Encores! Off-Center announced a special one-night-only event, as part of City Center's 75th Anniversary Season, reuniting the composers of Working: A Musical on stage at New York City Center. (more...)

Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz and More Lead Encores! WORKING: A MUSICALHelen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz and More Lead Encores! WORKING: A MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2019

Encores! Off-Center today announced casting for the Production of Nina Fsso and Stephen Schwartz's Working: A Musical. The production will star Andrea Burns, Mateo Ferro, David Garrison, Helen Hunt, Christopher Jackson, Javier Muñoz, and Tracie Thoms. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with THE SECRET LIFE OF BEESPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

The Secret Life of Bees begins performance on May 12 and opens on Thursday, June 13 at Atlantic Theater Company's Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). The production is an extended run through July 14, 2019 (more...)

THE SECRET LIFE OF BEES at Atlantic Theater Company Extends One WeekTHE SECRET LIFE OF BEES at Atlantic Theater Company Extends One Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2019

Atlantic Theater Company announces a one week extension for the world premiere production of The Secret Life of Bees, book by Pulitzer Prize-winner Lynn Nottage, music by Tony and Grammy Award winner Duncan Sheik, lyrics by Drama Desk winner Susan Birkenhead, directed by Tony Award winner Sam Gold, and based on the best-selling novel by Sue Monk Kidd. The highly anticipated production, which opens on Thursday, June 13th, will now play through Sunday, July 14th, 2019 Off-Broadway at the Linda Gross Theater (336 West 20th Street). (more...)

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