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Todd Almond

 
Bio:
Writer and performer: Public Works’ The Tempest, The Winter’s Tale, The Odyssey; Kansas City Choir Boy (PROTOTYPE, A.R.T., CTG); Stage Kiss (Playwrights Horizons). Original music: Melancholy Play (13P), Iowa (Playwrights Horizons), On the Levee (LCT3); book/concept: Girlfriend (Berkeley, ATL, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Writer and performer: Public Works’ The Tempest, The Winter’s Tale, The Odyssey; Kansas City Choir Boy (PROTOTYPE, A.R.T., CTG); Stage Kiss (Playwrights Horizons). Original music: Melancholy Play (13P), Iowa (Playwrights Horizons), On the Levee (LCT3); book/concept: Girlfriend (Berkeley, ATL, ... (read complete bio)
A Cabaret Christmas Playlist For A Joyful, Jolly Season Photo A Cabaret Christmas Playlist For A Joyful, Jolly Season
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 7, 2022

The world of music features a cornucopia of Christmas albums, and in this day and age of playlists, Broadway World Cabaret has twenty songs that make for some good Christmas cheer.

Marchánt Davis, Alex Wyse & More Join Sean Hayes Led GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR; Full Cast An Photo Marchánt Davis, Alex Wyse & More Join Sean Hayes Led GOOD NIGHT, OSCAR; Full Cast Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 7, 2022

Good Night, Oscar starring Sean Hayes, announced that Marchánt Davis (Ain’t No Mo’), Alex Wyse (Waitress), Sam Bell-Gurwitz (Good Night, Oscar in Chicago), Postell Pringle (A Free Man of Color), and Max Roll (Mrs. Warren’s Profession) will be joining the company on Broadway.

Photos: CAMP SIEGFRIED Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway Photo Photos: CAMP SIEGFRIED Celebrates Opening Night Off-Broadway
by Bruce Glikas - Nov 16, 2022

See photos from opening night of The New York Premiere of CAMP SIEGFRIED, the new play from Tony Award-nominee Bess Wohl.

Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE Extends at Wild Project Photo Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE Extends at Wild Project
by Stephi Wild - Nov 14, 2022

wild project's F*ck7thGrade, with music, lyrics, and concept by Jill Sobule, book by Liza Birkenmeier and directed by Lisa Peterson with music direction by Julie Wolf, has extended through November 19. F*ck7thGrade began performances on Wednesday, October 12.

New Musical by Todd Almond & Ben Toth to be Presented as Part of the Deutsche Musical Photo New Musical by Todd Almond & Ben Toth to be Presented as Part of the Deutsche Musical Akademie's schreib:maschine
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 4, 2022

Selections of a new musical by Todd Almond (lyrics) and Ben Toth (music) will be presented as part of the Deutsche Musical Akademie’s schreib:maschine at 7pm on Monday, November 7th, at the famed Neuköllner Oper in Berlin. 

Photos: Stars Turn Out For DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opening Night! Photo Photos: Stars Turn Out For DEATH OF A SALESMAN Opening Night!
by Bruce Glikas - Oct 10, 2022

The Hudson Theatre was the place to be as stars of stage and screen came out to celebrate opening night of Arthur Miller's Death of a Salesman. This vibrant and timely production is directed by Miranda Cromwell, who co-directed the London production alongside Marianne Elliott. See photos from opening night!

Amber Mandley Appointed as PrideArts' Managing Director Photo Amber Mandley Appointed as PrideArts' Managing Director
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 13, 2022

The Board of Directors of PrideArts, the Uptown-based theatre company focused on presenting queer stories on live stages and virtual platforms, has appointed Amber Mandley as Managing Director, a new position.

Linda Lavin, Daniel K. Isaac & More to Star in the World Premiere of Roundabout's YOU Photo Linda Lavin, Daniel K. Isaac & More to Star in the World Premiere of Roundabout's YOU WILL GET SICK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 2, 2022

Roundabout Theatre Company has announced the complete cast for the world premiere of You Will Get Sick, a new play by Noah Diaz directed by Tony Award nominee Sam Pinkleton. The cast includes Marinda Anderson, Daniel K. Isaac, Linda Lavin, Nate Miller, and Dario Ladani Sanchez all of whom are making their Roundabout Theatre Company debuts.

Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE to be Presented at Wild Project in October Photo Jill Sobule's F*CK7THGRADE to be Presented at Wild Project in October
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

wild project will present F*ck7thGrade, music, lyrics, and concept by Jill Sobule, book by Liza Birkenmeier and directed by Lisa Peterson with music direction by Julie Wolf. F*ck7thGrade begins performances on Wednesday, October 12 for a limited engagement through Saturday, November 5.

Playwrights Horizons to Present New Season of SOUNDSTAGE Fiction Podcast - Listen to  Photo Playwrights Horizons to Present New Season of SOUNDSTAGE Fiction Podcast - Listen to the Season 2 Intro Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

Playwrights Horizons will present the second season of Soundstage, its scripted fiction podcast. With plays written specifically for the audio format, not translated or recorded live from the stage, Soundstage has established itself as a singular, adventurous presence in both the podcasting and theater worlds. Listen to the Season 2 intro here!

Merola Opera Program's Summer Festival to Conclude With Merola Grand Finale in August Photo Merola Opera Program's Summer Festival to Conclude With Merola Grand Finale in August
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 19, 2022

Merola Opera Program’s Summer Festival ends on a high note with the Merola Grand Finale, a concert featuring the 31 young artists of the 2022 program performing some of opera’s most thrilling arias and ensembles.

Cast Announced for Chicago Premiere of GIRLFRIEND at Pride Arts Center Photo Cast Announced for Chicago Premiere of GIRLFRIEND at Pride Arts Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2022

Casting has been announced for PrideArts season opening production - the Chicago premiere of the musical GIRLFRIEND, by Todd Almond and Matthew Sweet, based on Sweet’s album of the same name. GIRLFRIEND will open to the press on Monday, August 29, 2022, following previews from August 25-28, and will play through September 25th.

Review: Laura Benanti in Concert at the Lesher Center for the Arts Delivered Heart, H Photo Review: Laura Benanti in Concert at the Lesher Center for the Arts Delivered Heart, Humor and High Notes
by Jim Munson - Jun 29, 2022

What did our critic think of Laura Benanti in Concert at Lesher Center For The Arts? BroadwayWorld reviews Benanti's wildly entertaining show full of heart, humor and high notes.

Interview: LAURA BENANTI at Lesher Center for The Arts Is a Golden-Age Musical Theate Photo Interview: LAURA BENANTI at Lesher Center for The Arts Is a Golden-Age Musical Theater Star for Our Times
by Jim Munson - Jun 20, 2022

BroadwayWorld talks to Broadway musical star Laura Benanti about her show at the Lesher Center for the Arts on June 25th. Effortlessly engaging and chatty, Benanti also talks about her amazingly varied career, having worked with everyone from Patti LuPone to Chita Rivera, Steve Martin, Richard Chamberlain and the late Rebecca Luker.

VIDEO: Mare Winningham & Jeannette Bayardelle Discuss Their Meeting With Bob Dylan on Photo VIDEO: Mare Winningham & Jeannette Bayardelle Discuss Their Meeting With Bob Dylan on WENDY
by Michael Major - May 26, 2022

Mare Winningham and Jeannette Bayardelle sat down with Sherri Shepherd on the Wendy Show to discuss starring in Girl From the North Country on Broadway. During the interview, the stars reacted to their Tony nominations, revealing how they found out, and detailed their meeting with Bob Dylan, whose music is used in the show.

Photos: New York Governor Kathy Hochul Stops by Broadway's GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTR Photo Photos: New York Governor Kathy Hochul Stops by Broadway's GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by Marissa Tomeo - May 22, 2022

New York Governor Kathy Hochul visited Girl From The North Country on Broadway at the Belasco Theatre this evening. Prior to the show, she visited with the cast and came onstage to give brief remarks about Broadway’s resilience and the comeback of New York City.  

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Announces Live Capture Photo GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Announces Live Capture
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 16, 2022

The Tony Nominated Broadway musical Girl From The North Country announced that the production was professionally captured prior to its re-opening on April 29th for future use.

GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Extends Broadway Run Photo GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Extends Broadway Run
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 13, 2022

Last night, Girl From The North Country hosted a special performance and gala to celebrate their third time opening on Broadway, as well as their seven Tony Award nominations, including “Best New Musical.” 

Photos: Colton Ryan, Bernadette Peters & More Arrive at GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY R Photo Photos: Colton Ryan, Bernadette Peters & More Arrive at GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Re-Opening Night Gala
by Bruce Glikas - May 13, 2022

Girl From the North Country, which temporarily closed on January 23 with the promise of returning this spring, returned for a limited engagement, April 29-June 19 at the Belasco Theatre.

Photos: On the Red Carpet of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Re-Opening Night Gala Photo Photos: On the Red Carpet of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY Re-Opening Night Gala
by Bruce Glikas - May 13, 2022

Girl From the North Country, which temporarily closed on January 23 with the promise of returning this spring, returned for a limited engagement, April 29-June 19 at the Belasco Theatre.

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