Susan Stroman News

 
Date of Birth: October 17, 1954 (63)
Birth Place: Wilmington, DE, USA
Gender: Female
New Rehearsal Space Headed for Times SquareNew Rehearsal Space Headed for Times Square
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2018

Project Manager Jeff Whiting, in partnership with several notable Broadway industry members, today announced the plans to build Open Jar Studios, a new rehearsal space in Times Square for rehearsals, auditions, and support offices for large-scale Broadway productions. (more...)

Robert Fairchild, Richard Kind, and More Announced for Bay Street's GalaRobert Fairchild, Richard Kind, and More Announced for Bay Street's Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce additional entertainment for Some Enchanted Evening, the 27th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 7, 2018. The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening includes special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live auction with celebrity auctioneer Richard Kind, dinner and dancing. Due to future restoration of the Long Wharf, this will be the final gala to be held there. (more...)

Vineyard Theatre Podcast Welcomes John Kander, David Thompson, and Susan StromanVineyard Theatre Podcast Welcomes John Kander, David Thompson, and Susan Stroman
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Vineyard Theatre's podcast Theatre Uncorked is thrilled to welcome legendary composer John Kander, Tony Award-nominated book writer David Thompson, and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman for a conversation about THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE, how to tackle a dance play -- which is different from theatrical norms -- and why you should look for the moments in theatre that you can love.  (more...)

BWW Exclusive: John Kander Ebbs & Flows In 3/4 TimeBWW Exclusive: John Kander Ebbs & Flows In 3/4 Time
by Harry Haun - Jun 13, 2018

In the black at the back of the Vineyard Theater during one of the final previews of The Beast in the Jungle the other night sat its composer, disguising himself as a member of the audience by dispassionately drinking in the stage action and politely applauding at the appropriate places. This is-typically-the usual battle station for the artist-in-progress. Atypically-in fact, for the first time--John Kander sat alone. (more...)

Zullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary FestivalZullo/RawMovement Presents Queerly Contemporary Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2018

Zullo/RawMovement presents the Queerly Contemporary Festival today, June 9, 2018 at 7:30pm at City Center Studio 4, 130 West 56th Street, NYC. Doors open at 7pm for a gallery exhibit with works by Ricardo Francis. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at https://www.zullorawmovement.com/. (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Tony Yazbeck & More in THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLEBWW TV: Watch Highlights of Tony Yazbeck & More in THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 8, 2018

Vineyard Theatre is presenting the world-premiere production of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE- an original dance play by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander (CABARET, CHICAGO), Tony-nominated playwright David Thompson (STEEL PIER; FLORA, THE RED MENACE), and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (THE PRODUCERS, CONTACT). THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE will extend until through Sunday, June 24. (more...)


by Jose German Martinez Paneque - Jun 7, 2018

Se acaba de anunciar el primer miembro del reparto de la nueva produccion de EL JOVENCITO FRANKENSTEIN que se estrenara en el Teatro de la Luz Philips Gran Via deMadrid el proximo mes de noviembre. (more...)

The 'West of Broadway' Podcast Chats with THE COLOR PURPLE's Gabrielle Reid and Clyde VoceThe 'West of Broadway' Podcast Chats with THE COLOR PURPLE's Gabrielle Reid and Clyde Voce
by West of Broadway - Jun 6, 2018

In this episode of West of Broadway will and Lara are at the Pantages theater celebrating the opening night of the Color Purple National Tour. Listen to Will and Lara discuss their excitement before they enter the theater and their recaps of the first and second acts.  You'll also get to hear Will talk backstage with two of the performers from the production. Gabrielle Reid and Clyde Voce discuss what it's like to tour with this remarkable production and the timeless message that seems more relevant today than ever before.  (more...)

BWW Review: John Kander and Susan Stroman Mix Henry James With Henri Matisse in THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLEBWW Review: John Kander and Susan Stroman Mix Henry James With Henri Matisse in THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
by Michael Dale - Jun 6, 2018

From the mid-1960s through to the early years of this century, the musicals scored by the team of John Kander and Fred Ebb have exemplified Broadway pizzazz while exploring darker issues under the glitzy polish. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside PRINCE OF BROADWAY's Album Release Event at Barnes and NoblePhoto Coverage: Inside PRINCE OF BROADWAY's Album Release Event at Barnes and Noble
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jun 2, 2018

Ghostlight Records celebrated the release of PRINCE OF BROADWAY Original Broadway Cast Recording with an exclusive in-store event at Barnes & Noble on Friday, June 1. PRINCE OF BROADWAY is a musical celebration highlighting the extraordinary six-decade career of director and producer Hal Prince. Mr. Prince appeared at the event in conversation with three-time Tony winner Jason Robert Brown, who co-produced the album and provided new songs, arrangements, orchestration and music supervision for the show. In addition to a CD signing, members of the original cast performed musical highlights. (more...)

BWW Review: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature TheatreBWW Review: THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature Theatre
by Elliot Lanes - Jun 1, 2018

The topics of the distinguished Broadway writing team of John Kander and Fred Ebb's musicals have never been light and frothy. Their first musical Flora the Red Menace deals with the red scare. Cabaret uses Nazi Germany as a backdrop. The Rink deals with family dysfunction in a dilapidated roller rink and, of course, there's Chicago with the shadiness of 1920s Chicago murderesses and the media that fueled them. (more...)

Jane Lynch to Emcee Bay Street Theater GalaJane Lynch to Emcee Bay Street Theater Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2018

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce that Jane Lynch will be the emcee for Some Enchanted Evening, the 27th Annual Summer Gala in Sag Harbor on the Long Wharf on July 7, 2018. The event benefits Bay Street's educational and theatrical programs. The evening includes special performances as well as a silent auction, cocktail party, live auction with celebrity auctioneer Richard Kind, dinner and dancing. At the Gala, Bay Street will honor the businesses in Sag Harbor for their 27 years of support for this event and for the theater, as well as Bay Street Board members Luigi Caiola and Erik Batt. (more...)

Brief 6/1: Stars in the Alley, LOG CABIN Begins Previews and More!Brief 6/1: Stars in the Alley, LOG CABIN Begins Previews and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 1, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: the Stars in the Alley concert is held today, Log Cabin starring Jesse Tyler Ferguson begins previews tonight, and more! (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse to Present OKLAHOMA!Ogunquit Playhouse to Present OKLAHOMA!
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018

Rodgers and Hammerstein's great American classic Oklahoma! bursts onto the Ogunquit Playhouse stage June 13 to July 7. The Playhouse is thrilled to create an exciting new production of this beloved classic as part of its 75th Anniversary since first opening on Broadway. This groundbreaking musical was Rodgers and Hammerstein's first collaboration, and in many ways their most innovative, having set standards for musical theatre that are still being followed today. The lively musical features the timeless classics, 'Oh, What a Beautiful Mornin',' 'The Surrey with the Fringe On Top,' 'I Cain't Say No,' 'People Will Say We're in Love' and of course the triumphant 'Oklahoma!' (more...)

THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE Extends Through June 24THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE Extends Through June 24
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Vineyard Theatre announces the second extension of the world-premiere production of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE.  This original dance play by legendary composer and four-time Tony Award winner John Kander, Tony-nominated playwright David Thompson, and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman will extend until through Sunday, June 24. (more...)

Susan Stroman to Direct and Choreograph Industry Reading of New Ahrens & Flaherty Musical LITTLE DANCER; Baldwin, Ziemba and More to StarSusan Stroman to Direct and Choreograph Industry Reading of New Ahrens & Flaherty Musical LITTLE DANCER; Baldwin, Ziemba and More to Star
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Producers Anita Waxman and Rodney Rigby announce today that they will present a private industry reading of the new musical Little Dancer on Friday, June 8, 2018 prior to the production's West Coast Premiere. Directed and choreographed by five-time Tony Award winner Susan Stroman, Little Dancer features a book and lyrics by Tony Award winner Lynn Ahrens and music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty. (more...)

The York Theatre Co to Award Susan Stroman the 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime AchievementThe York Theatre Co to Award Susan Stroman the 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

The York Theatre Company will honor Five-time Tony Award-winning musical theatre director/choreographer Susan Stroman (Crazy for You) with the 2018 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre at the 27th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala to be held on Monday evening, November 12, 2018. (more...)

Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE?Review Roundup: What Did the Critics Think of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE?
by Review Roundups - May 24, 2018

The world premiere of The Beast in the Jungle officially opened last night, May 24 at Vineyard Theater - 108 East 15th Street, NYC. Let's see what the critics are saying... (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside the Opening Night Cast Celebration for THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLEPhoto Coverage: Inside the Opening Night Cast Celebration for THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
by Walter McBride - May 24, 2018

The world premiere of The Beast in the Jungle officially opened last night off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld attended opening night and you can check out photos from the cast's opening night party below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLEPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet at Opening Night of THE BEAST IN THE JUNGLE
by Walter McBride - May 24, 2018

The world premiere of The Beast in the Jungle officially opened last night off-Broadway. BroadwayWorld attended opening night and you can check out photos of the cast's opening night bows below! (more...)

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