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Lazar, Cody, Edwards, Reed, Farrar & More Join HALLELUJAH, BABY! Panel for York Photo Lazar, Cody, Edwards, Reed, Farrar & More Join HALLELUJAH, BABY! Panel for York
by Alexa Criscitiello - Sep 28, 2020

The York continues its fall season of virtual events on Tuesday with a live company reunion of its 2000 and 2018 Musicals in Mufti productions of HALLELUJAH, BABY!.

Photo Flash: American Bard Theater Company's ECHOES IN THE GARDEN Photo Photo Flash: American Bard Theater Company's ECHOES IN THE GARDEN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 4, 2020

AMERICAN BARD THEATER COMPANY will present the world premiere production of Ross G. Hewitt's ECHOES IN THE GARDEN, directed by Aimee Todoroff. ECHOES IN THE GARDEN will play a three-week limited engagement at The Chain Theatre (312 W 36th St 4th Fl, New York, NY 10018). Performances begin Wednesday, March 11 and continue through Sunday, March 29. Opening Night is Friday, March 13 (7 p.m.).  Tickets are $25 (student/senior $20 and previews $10) and available at https://echoesinthegarden.eventbrite.com.  

American Bard Theater Announces Casting for ECHOES IN THE GARDEN Photo American Bard Theater Announces Casting for ECHOES IN THE GARDEN
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 24, 2020

AMERICAN BARD THEATER COMPANY is pleased to announce their talented cast for the world premiere production of Ross G. Hewitt's ECHOES IN THE GARDEN, directed by Aimee Todoroff. ECHOES IN THE GARDEN will play a three-week limited engagement at The Chain Theatre (312 W 36th St 4th Fl, New York, NY 10018). Performances begin Wednesday, March 11 and continue through Sunday, March 29. Opening Night is Friday, March 13 (7 p.m.).

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents Neil Simon's PROPOSALS Photo Flat Rock Playhouse Presents Neil Simon's PROPOSALS
by Julie Musbach - May 1, 2019

If Flat Rock Playhouse's 2019 Homecoming Season celebrates family, love, and adventure, then Neil Simon's Proposals, checks all three boxes. Simon is known for hits such as The Odd Couple, Barefoot in the Park, and Lost in Yonkers, and much like his other comedies, Proposals recounts the highs and lows of family life with laughter, punctuated by moments of connection and discovery.

Photo Flash:  York Theatre Company Welcomes Special Guests At LOLITA, MY LOVE Photo Photo Flash: York Theatre Company Welcomes Special Guests At LOLITA, MY LOVE
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 28, 2019

The York Theatre Company welcomed specials guests Richard Maltby, Jr., Edward Hibbert, Bill Condon, original cast member and choreographer Dan Siretta, and member from the London John Barry Foundation to a recent performance of the 25th Anniversary Musicals in Mufti presentation of  the NY premiere of Lolita, My Love, with music by John Barry and book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, as edited by Erik Haagensen.  Directed by Emily Maltby and with music direction by Deniz Cordell, the 13-member cast features George Abud (The Band's Visit)as Clare Quilty, Caitlin Cohn (The Secret Garden) as Dolores "Lolita" Haze, Robert Sella (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as Humbert Humbert, Thursday Farrar (Aida) as Dr. June Ray, and Jessica Tyler Wright (Sweeney Todd) as Charlotte Haze, with Becca Fox (Singin' in the Rain), Hanako Greensmith (Spring Awakening), Victoria Huston-Elem (Finding Neverland), Jay Aubrey Jones (Assassins), Kennedy Kanagawa (Into the Woods), Max Meyers (Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story), Mark Montague (A Very Brady Musical), and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, The Musical).

BWW Review:  Decades After Pre-Broadway Closing, The York Brings Alan Jay Lerner and  Photo BWW Review: Decades After Pre-Broadway Closing, The York Brings Alan Jay Lerner and John Barry's Controversial LOLITA, MY LOVE To New York
by Michael Dale - Feb 26, 2019

In his indispensable history of Broadway's less-successful musical ventures, 'Not Since Carrie,' Ken Mandelbaum famously wrote that bookwriter/lyricist Alan Jay Lerner and composer John Barry's effort to bring Vladimir Nabokov's controversial novel 'Lolita' to the stage 'has the singular distinction of being both a complete mistake and a superb adaptation.'

Photo Coverage: The York Theatre Company's LOLITA, MY LOVE Celebrates Opening Night Photo Photo Coverage: The York Theatre Company's LOLITA, MY LOVE Celebrates Opening Night
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Feb 25, 2019

The York Theatre Company concludes its 25th Anniversary of its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the work of the legendary librettist and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner with the third show in the 2019 Winter series the NY premiere of the Lolita, My Love, with music by John Barry and book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, as edited by Erik Haagensen. The show officially opened last night, February 24. BroadwayWorld was there and you can check out photos from the celebration below!

Photo Flash: First Look at The York Theatre Company's LOLITA, MY LOVE Photo Photo Flash: First Look at The York Theatre Company's LOLITA, MY LOVE
by Stephi Wild - Feb 23, 2019

The York Theatre Company concludes the 25th Anniversary of its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the work of the legendary librettist and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner with the third show in the 2019 Winter series: the NY premiere of Lolita, My Love, with music by John Barry and book and lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner, as edited by Erik Haagensen. Directed by Emily Maltby and with music direction by Deniz Cordell, the 13-member cast features George Abud (The Band's Visit) as Clare Quilty, Caitlin Cohn (The Secret Garden) as Dolores 'Lolita' Haze, Robert Sella (Chitty Chitty Bang Bang) as Humbert Humbert, Thursday Farrar (Aida) as Dr. June Ray, and Jessica Tyler Wright (Sweeney Todd) as Charlotte Haze, with Becca Fox (Singin' in the Rain), Hanako Greensmith (Spring Awakening), Victoria Huston-Elem (Finding Neverland), Jay Aubrey Jones (Assassins), Kennedy Kanagawa (Into the Woods), Max Meyers (Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story), Mark Montague (A Very Brady Musical), and Analise Scarpaci (Matilda, The Musical).

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of The York Theatre Company Musicals in Mufti NY Premiere  Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of The York Theatre Company Musicals in Mufti NY Premiere of LOLITA MY LOVE
by Rebecca Russo - Feb 20, 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, continues the 25th Anniversary of its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the work of the legendary librettist and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, whose hundredth birthday was August 31, 2018. The series honors one of the creators behind such classics as Brigadoon, Camelot, Love Life, and My Fair Lady.

George Abud, Caitlin Cohn, and More Will Lead York Theatre Company's LOLITA, MY LOVE Photo George Abud, Caitlin Cohn, and More Will Lead York Theatre Company's LOLITA, MY LOVE
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2019

The York Theatre Company continues the 25th Anniversary of its acclaimed Musicals in Mufti series celebrating the work of the legendary librettist and lyricist Alan Jay Lerner, whose hundredth birthday was August 31, 2018. The series honors one of the creators behind such classics as Brigadoon, Camelot, Love Life, and My Fair Lady.

Bebe Neuwirth, PRONOUN SHOWDOWN and More Take the Stage at 54 Below Next Week Photo Bebe Neuwirth, PRONOUN SHOWDOWN and More Take the Stage at 54 Below Next Week
by Julie Musbach - Aug 10, 2018

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond.

SMALL TOWN STORY Cast Will Reunite For a Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below Photo SMALL TOWN STORY Cast Will Reunite For a Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by Stephi Wild - Jul 31, 2018

Cast members from Small Town Story, the musical about a musical that rocked a community, will reunite at Feinstein's/54 Below.

BWW Review: The New Musical SMALL TOWN STORY by American Theater Group is Onstage at  Photo BWW Review: The New Musical SMALL TOWN STORY by American Theater Group is Onstage at SOPAC through 6/10
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 6, 2018

American Theater Group (ATG) is now presenting a world premiere musical, 'Small Town Story,' at South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) through Sunday, 610.

World Premiere Musical SMALL TOWN STORY At SOPAC Announces Casting Photo World Premiere Musical SMALL TOWN STORY At SOPAC Announces Casting
by Julie Musbach - May 9, 2018

The South Orange Performing Arts Center will host American Theater Group's latest world premiere Small Town Story, a lively musical exploring the theater's power to open minds, from May 31 through June 10.

BWW Review: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER at CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Photo BWW Review: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER at CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY
by Laura A. Hobson - Jan 28, 2018

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER AT CINCINNATI SHAKESPEARE COMPANY DELIVERS A STRONG PUNCH IN PLAY REVIVAL

Photo Flash: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Comes to the Stage in its Cincinnati Debut Photo Photo Flash: GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Comes to the Stage in its Cincinnati Debut
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 24, 2018

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues the Debut Season at The Otto M. Budig Theater with Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, by Todd Kreidler, based on the screenplay by William Rose, playing January 26- February 17, 2018. This production marks the script's Cincinnati premiere, and is directed by D. Lynn Meyers, the Artistic Director of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati. The cast includes CSC Associate Artists Darnell Pierre Benjamin and Kelly Mengelkoch alongside Barry Mulholland, Annie Fitzpatrick, Caitlin McWethy, Ken Early, and Thursday Farrar. The production is sponsored by Frost Brown Todd, BB&T, and Moerlein Lager House.

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Opens Jan. 26 Photo GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER Opens Jan. 26
by Julie Musbach - Jan 10, 2018

Cincinnati Shakespeare Company continues the Debut Season at The Otto M. Budig Theater with Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, by Todd Kreidler, based on the screenplay by William Rose, playing January 26- February 17, 2018. This production marks the script's Cincinnati premiere, and is directed by D. Lynn Meyers, the Artistic Director of Ensemble Theatre Cincinnati. The cast includes CSC Associate Artists Darnell Pierre Benjamin and Kelly Mengelkoch alongside Barry Mulholland, Annie Fitzpatrick, Caitlin McWethy, Ken Early, and Thursday Farrar. The production is sponsored by Frost Brown Todd, BB&T, and Moerlein Lager House.

Daniel Goldstein Directs This Week's Readings of New Musical LOVE AND WAR
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The new World War II era romantic musical Love and War announces their 29 hour reading, which will be directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell), with book by J. Todd Allan, music by Peter B. Allen, and lyrics by Peter B. Allen, Mathayu Warren-Lane, and J. Todd Allan. Ken Davenport will serve as Executive Producer.

Daniel Goldstein to Direct Reading of New Musical LOVE AND WAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

The new World War II era romantic musical Love and War announces their 29 hour reading, which will be directed by Daniel Goldstein (Godspell), with book by J. Todd Allan, music by Peter B. Allen, and lyrics by Peter B. Allen, Mathayu Warren-Lane, and J. Todd Allan. Ken Davenport will serve as Executive Producer.

LET THE DEVIL TAKE THE HINDMOST to Tackle Privilege, Racism and More at FringeNYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2016

Amidst the current national conversations pertaining to privilege, systemic racism, anger and fear, the timely and relevant new play, LET THE DEVIL TAKE THE HINDMOST, premieres at the SoHo Playhouse (15 Vandam Street) August 12- August 23th as part of the New York International Fringe Festival.

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