The New York Musical Festival and Flying Elephant Productions Present TILLThe New York Musical Festival and Flying Elephant Productions Present TILL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and Flying Elephant Productions present TILL, the emotional and moving true story of Emmett and Mamie Till, with music and lyrics by Leo Schwartz and book by Leo Schwartz and DC Cathro. NJ Agwuna directs a cast of six, including Taylor A. Blackman (Regional: Fun Home, Mamma Mia, Hello Dolly, Ragtime), Tyla Collier (Off-Broadway: Sistas the Musical), Dwelvan David (1st national tours: Finding Neverland; The Gershwins' Porgy and Bess), Judith Franklin (Broadway: Summer: The Donna Summer Musical), Denielle Marie Gray (NationalIntl. Touring: background singer for Patti Labelle & others) and Devin L. Roberts (Broadway: The Lion King, Cabin In The Sky). Five performances will be staged at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center in New York City from July 23-28, 2019. (more...)

LIFE SUCKS. Opens Sunday at Theatre RowLIFE SUCKS. Opens Sunday at Theatre Row
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

The new production of Wheelhouse Theater Company's production of Life Sucks. by Aaron Posner officially opens on Sunday, June 16h at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Directed by Drama Desk nominee Jeff Wise, Life Sucks. is a fourteen-week limited engagement through Sunday, September 1. (more...)

LIFE SUCKS. Begins Previews Tomorrow; Announces Rush Ticket PolicyLIFE SUCKS. Begins Previews Tomorrow; Announces Rush Ticket Policy
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019

Wheelhouse Theater Company's critically acclaimed production of Life Sucks. by Aaron Posner begins previews tomorrow, June 4th at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Directed by Drama Desk nominee Jeff Wise, Life Sucks. will open on Sunday, June 16th for a fourteen-week limited engagement through Sunday, September 1. (more...)

Cast Announced for EMERGENCY - A Modern-Day Medical Musical At Hudson Guild TheaterCast Announced for EMERGENCY - A Modern-Day Medical Musical At Hudson Guild Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

New York Theater Festival's SUMMERFEST presents Emergency, a modern-day medical musical by father-son creative team Jeff and Jacob Foy, featuring a talented cast of Broadway, Off-Broadway and regional theater performers. Winner of the Ken Davenport Inner Circle Grant, three performances will be staged at the Hudson Guild Theater, 441 West 26th Street in NYC. (more...)

Photo Coverage: ENTER LAUGHING: THE MUSICAL Celebrates Opening Night at York Theatre CompanyPhoto Coverage: ENTER LAUGHING: THE MUSICAL Celebrates Opening Night at York Theatre Company
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 17, 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, in association with Riki Kane Larimer and Keylight Productions, presents the return engagement of the hit Off-Broadway musical Enter Laughing: The Musical with book by Joseph Stein and music and lyrics by Stan Daniels, based on the play Enter Laughing by Joseph Stein from the novel by Carl Reiner. Enter Laughing: The Musical, with direction and musical staging by York Theatre favorite Stuart Ross (York's Forever Plaid, Enter Laughing), music direction by Phil Reno (Something Rotten), and choreography by Jennifer Paulson-Lee (Enter Laughing), returns to kick off The York's year-long 50th Anniversary Celebration. (more...)

Wheelhouse Theater Company's LIFE SUCKS. to Make Off-Broadway TransferWheelhouse Theater Company's LIFE SUCKS. to Make Off-Broadway Transfer
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019

Wheelhouse Theater Company has announced today that the critically acclaimed production of Life Sucks. by Aaron Posner, which recently concluded its NY Premiere run at The Wild Project, will transfer to the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (more...)

Wheelhouse Theater Company Presents The New York Premiere of Aaron Posner's LIFE SUCKS.Wheelhouse Theater Company Presents The New York Premiere of Aaron Posner's LIFE SUCKS.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019

Wheelhouse Theater Company is continuing its red-hot streak as rave reviews pour in for its New York premiere of Aaron Posner's LIFE SUCKS,which is sort of adapted from 'Uncle Vanya' by Anton Chekhov.   (more...)

Wheelhouse Theater To Present Aaron Posner's LIFE SUCKSWheelhouse Theater To Present Aaron Posner's LIFE SUCKS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Fresh off the heels of their critically acclaimed revival of Happy Birthday, Wanda June, Wheelhouse Theater Company and its Founding Members, Matt Harrington, David Kenner, Michael Schantz, and Jeffrey Wise, has announced that it will present the New York Premiere of Aaron Posner's Life Sucks., March 22nd through April 20th at The Wild Project (195 East 3rd Street). The cast features Jeff Biehl, Nadia Bowers, Kimberly Chatterjee, Barbara Kingsley, Stacey Linnertz, Austin Pendleton, and Michael Schantz. Wheelhouse's Jeff Wise directs the production, which will have its official opening night on March 27th at 7:00PM.  (more...)

Alex Brightman And Tamyra Gray To Star In Readings Of New Musical THE GAMEAlex Brightman And Tamyra Gray To Star In Readings Of New Musical THE GAME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2018

THE GAME, a new musical with book and lyrics by Eric Kornfeld and music by John McDaniel, will be presented in a private industry presentation, Thursday, December 6 at 3:30pm and Friday, December 7, 2018 at 11am. Presentations will be held at Pearl Studios. (more...)

Wheelhouse Theater Company Offers Midterm Voters With 'i Voted' Stickers Special Deal For Election WeekWheelhouse Theater Company Offers Midterm Voters With 'i Voted' Stickers Special Deal For Election Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Those 'I voted' stickers can be used for more then just selfies! Wheelhouse Theater Company is offering $30 walk-up tickets to all theatergoers presenting their 'I Voted' stickers at the box office for Wheelhouse's special return engagement of Kurt Vonnegut's rarely produced HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE, for all performances through Sunday, November 11 at The Duke on 42ND Street, a NEW 42ND STREET® project, 229 West 42nd Street in Manhattan. Tickets are regularly priced $49 - $109. (more...)

Wheelhouse Theater Company Will Present Return Engagement Of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s HAPPY BIRTHDAY WANDA JUNEWheelhouse Theater Company Will Present Return Engagement Of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s HAPPY BIRTHDAY WANDA JUNE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Wheelhouse Theater Company and its Founding Members Matt Harrington, David Kenner, Michael Schantz, and Jeffrey Wise announced today that due to popular demand, the company will stage a special return engagement of Kurt Vonnegut's rarely produced play HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE October 18th - November 29th at The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42ND STREET project, 229 West 42nd Street in Manhattan. The New York Times Critics' Pick production, which garnered unanimous rave reviews this past Spring at the Gene Frankel Theatre, offers up dynamic and often hilarious insight into a capitalist society's attempts to make socio-cultural progress in a world polarized by its moral and political outrage…or lack thereof. Jeffrey Wise will direct the production that will run through Today, November 29th. The official opening is set for Tuesday, October 23rd. For more information, visit http://www.wheelhousetheater.org (more...)

Wheelhouse Theater Company's Presents Limited Engagement Of HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNEWheelhouse Theater Company's Presents Limited Engagement Of HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Wheelhouse Theater Company's special return engagement of Kurt Vonnegut's rarely produced play HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE begins performances this week on, Thursday, October 18th at The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42ND STREET project, 229 West 42nd Street in Manhattan. The New York Times Critics' Pick production, which garnered unanimous rave reviews this past Spring at the Gene Frankel Theatre, takes a searing look at toxic masculinity, gun violence, the relationship between men and women and cultural change. Jeffrey Wise directs the production that will run through Thursday, November 29th. The official opening is set for Tuesday, October 23rd.  For more information, visit http://www.wheelhousetheater.org (more...)

Photo Coverage: York Theatre Company  Celebrates Opening Night of MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GETPhoto Coverage: York Theatre Company Celebrates Opening Night of MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 12, 2018

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, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the acclaimed new musical Midnight at The Never Get, with book, music, and lyrics by Mark Sonnenblick, co-conceived by Sam Bolen, by arrangement with Visceral Entertainment and Mark Cortale Productions. Directed by Max Friedman, with choreography by Andrew Palermo, and music direction/arrangements by Adam Podd, the cast features Sam Bolen, Jeremy Cohen, and Jon J. Peterson. Performances began Tuesday, October 2, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, November 4, 2018 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Check out photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE Cast Throws A Party at Bond 45Photo Coverage: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE Cast Throws A Party at Bond 45
by Walter McBride - Oct 4, 2018

Wheelhouse Theater Company will stage a special return engagement of Kurt Vonnegut's rarely produced play HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE October 18th - November 29th at The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42ND STREET project, 229 West 42nd Street in Manhattan. The cast held a party at Bond 45 last night and BroadwayWorld was there! Check out the photos below! (more...)

York Theatre Company Presents MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GETYork Theatre Company Presents MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2018

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, presents the Off-Broadway premiere of the acclaimed new musical Midnight at The Never Get, with book, music, and lyrics by Mark Sonnenblick, co-conceived by Sam Bolen, by arrangement with Visceral Entertainment and Mark Cortale Productions.  Directed by Max Friedman, with choreography by Andrew Palermo, and music direction/arrangements by Adam Podd, the cast will feature Sam Bolen, Jeremy Cohen, and Jon J. Peterson.  Performances begin Tuesday, October 2, 2018 for a limited engagement through Sunday afternoon, November 4, 2018 at The York Theatre Company at Saint Peter's (entrance on East 54th Street, just east of Lexington Avenue). Opening Night is Thursday evening, October 11, 2018 at 6:45 p.m.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast and Creative Team of MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GETPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast and Creative Team of MIDNIGHT AT THE NEVER GET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

Meet the cast and creative team of The York Theatre Company presentation of the Off-Broadway premiere of the acclaimed new musical Midnight at The Never Get, with book, music, and lyrics by Mark Sonnenblick, co-conceived by Sam Bolen, by arrangement with Visceral Entertainment and Mark Cortale Productions. (more...)

Wheelhouse Theater Company Will Present Return Engagement Of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s HAPPY BIRTHDAY WANDA JUNEWheelhouse Theater Company Will Present Return Engagement Of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s HAPPY BIRTHDAY WANDA JUNE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Wheelhouse Theater Company and its Founding Members Matt Harrington, David Kenner, Michael Schantz, and Jeffrey Wise announced today that due to popular demand, the company will stage a special return engagement of Kurt Vonnegut's rarely produced play HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA JUNE October 18th - November 29th at The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42ND STREET project, 229 West 42nd Street in Manhattan. The New York Times Critics' Pick production, which garnered unanimous rave reviews this past Spring at the Gene Frankel Theatre, offers up dynamic and often hilarious insight into a capitalist society's attempts to make socio-cultural progress in a world polarized by its moral and political outrage…or lack thereof. Jeffrey Wise will direct the production that will run through Thursday, November 29th. The official opening is set for Tuesday, October 23rd. For more information, visit http://www.wheelhousetheater.org (more...)

Wheelhouse Theater Company Will Present Return Engagement of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDAWheelhouse Theater Company Will Present Return Engagement of Kurt Vonnegut Jr.'s HAPPY BIRTHDAY, WANDA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018

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Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, and More Cast in EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL at NYMFLesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, and More Cast in EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for EMOJILAND, an official selection of the 2018 New York Musical Festival that was Inspired by The Unicode Standard, and takes place within the imaginary digital world inside a smartphone. Co-created by husband-and-wife-team Laura Nicole Harrison (book, music & lyrics) & Keith Harrison (book, music & lyrics), the production is directed by Thomas Caruso (named NYMF's Best Director in 2014), and will very appropriately begin performances on World Emoji Day, July 17th with a run through July 22nd in the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row. (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, and More Cast in EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL at NYMFLesli Margherita, Josh Lamon, and More Cast in EMOJILAND THE MUSICAL at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for EMOJILAND, an official selection of the 2018 New York Musical Festival that was Inspired by The Unicode Standard, and takes place within the imaginary digital world inside a smartphone. Co-created by husband-and-wife-team Laura Nicole Harrison (book, music & lyrics) & Keith Harrison (book, music & lyrics), the production is directed by Thomas Caruso (named NYMF's Best Director in 2014), and will very appropriately begin performances on World Emoji Day, July 17th with a run through July 22nd in the Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row. (more...)

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