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Wayne Barker

 
Bio:
2011 Drama Desk award for Peter & The Starcatcher at New York Theatre Workshop. Broadway: On stage with Dame Edna in Back With A Vengeance! (composer, and co-lyricist with Barry Humphries). Also for Edna: "We've Made The Most Of Melbourne" (2006 Commonwealth Games) and "Fifty On The Stage" ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
2011 Drama Desk award for Peter & The Starcatcher at New York Theatre Workshop. Broadway: On stage with Dame Edna in Back With A Vengeance! (composer, and co-lyricist with Barry Humphries). Also for Edna: "We've Made The Most Of Melbourne" (2006 Commonwealth Games) and "Fifty On The Stage" ... (read complete bio)
Vanguard University's Department of Theatre Arts Presents The Award-Winning Fantasy P Photo Vanguard University's Department of Theatre Arts Presents The Award-Winning Fantasy PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 6, 2022

Vanguard University's highly acclaimed and award-winning department of theatre arts presents Peter and the Starcatcher, written by Rick Elice, music by Wayne Barker and an adaptation from the novel written by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson.

SING STREET, MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS & More Lead Boston's September Theater Top 10 Photo SING STREET, MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS & More Lead Boston's September Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - Sep 1, 2022

Boston is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month. Coming up in September, check out Sing Street, Mr. Holland's Opus, The Fantasticks and more!

Sarah Bockel Will Lead Regional Premiere of BEAUTIFUL: The Carole King Musical; Full  Photo Sarah Bockel Will Lead Regional Premiere of BEAUTIFUL: The Carole King Musical; Full Cast Announced
by Stephi Wild - Aug 31, 2022

Ogunquit Playhouse has announced casting for the Regional Premiere of¬†Beautiful: The Carole King Musical¬†(September 15‚ÄďOctober 30, 2022).

Stage Door Theatre Announces 49th Season Featuring Five Mainstage Productions & More Photo Stage Door Theatre Announces 49th Season Featuring Five Mainstage Productions & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2022

Stage Door Theatre has announced their 49th Season of live theatre for the Dunwoody community and beyond. Season 49 will include five mainstage productions, four performances by the students of Stage Door's Performing Arts Academy, and over six Saturdays of additional programming featuring different performance communities in Atlanta.

Review: MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS at Ogunquit Playhouse Photo Review: MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Dan Marois - Aug 22, 2022

Mr. Holland's Opus is a world premiere new musical currently running at the Ogunquit Playhouse based on the 1995 motion picture of the same title. It is a story set in San Francisco in 1969 about a successful musician and composer, Glenn Holland (Akron Watson) who switches careers to become a first-time music teacher at John F. Kennedy high school so that he can spend more time with his wife, Iris (Anastasia Barzee).

Second Street Players Will Present PETER AND THE STARCATCHER in September Photo Second Street Players Will Present PETER AND THE STARCATCHER in September
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022

Second Street Players will present the innovative and imaginative Tony-winning comedy with music, ‚ÄúPeter and the Star Catcher,‚ÄĚ directed by John H. Hulse, on September 9, 10, 16, 17, 2022, at 7 PM; and September 11 and 18, 2022 at 2 PM.

Video: Get a First Look at Dan DeLuca, Elena Ricardo & More in THE NUTTY PROFESSOR at Photo Video: Get a First Look at Dan DeLuca, Elena Ricardo & More in THE NUTTY PROFESSOR at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 27, 2022

The Nutty Professor is running through Saturday, August 6 at Ogunquit Playhouse. The musical adaptation of the beloved 1963 Jerry Lewis film comedy features the final score from Pulitzer Prize, Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner Marvin Hamlisch. Get a first look at footage from the production here!

Wake Up With BWW 7/27: THE PIANO LESSON Changes Broadway Theatres, and More! Photo Wake Up With BWW 7/27: THE PIANO LESSON Changes Broadway Theatres, and More!
by - Jul 27, 2022

Today's top stories include a new theatre for the upcoming Broadway production of The Piano Lesson, starring Samuel L. Jackson. The revival will now play at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre, rather than the previously announced St. James. Plus, casting has been announced for the tour of Tina - The Tina Turner Musical, and more!

Akron Watson, Anastasia Barzee & More to Star in World Premiere of BD Wong & Wayne Ba Photo Akron Watson, Anastasia Barzee & More to Star in World Premiere of BD Wong & Wayne Barker's MR. HOLLAND'S OPUS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 26, 2022

Akron Watson, Anastasia Barzee and more will star in Ogunquit Playhouse's World Premiere musical adaptation of Mr. Holland‚Äôs Opus (August 13‚ÄďSeptember 10), featuring book, lyrics, and direction by Tony Award winner BD Wong with music by Tony Award nominee Wayne Barker.

Storybrook Theatre Announces 46th Season Of Inspiration Photo Storybrook Theatre Announces 46th Season Of Inspiration
by Grace Cutler - Jul 25, 2022

StoryBook Theatre is back for another magical season full of inspiration with productions that are fun, dynamic and enchanted!

Photos: First Look at Dan DeLuca, Elena Ricardo, and More in THE NUTTY PROFESSOR at t Photo Photos: First Look at Dan DeLuca, Elena Ricardo, and More in THE NUTTY PROFESSOR at the Ogunquit Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Jul 14, 2022

Production photos are now available for The Nutty Professor running through Saturday, August 6 at Ogunquit Playhouse, the jewel of the Maine Southern Seacoast. The musical adaptation of the beloved 1963 Jerry Lewis film comedy features the final score from Pulitzer Prize, Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner Marvin Hamlisch.

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by Grace Cutler - Jul 11, 2022

The Castro Theatre Conservancy Launches 'Save The Castro Theatre' Photo The Castro Theatre Conservancy Launches 'Save The Castro Theatre'
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 22, 2022

Today, the Castro Theatre Conservancy (CTC)‚ÄĒa nonprofit organization‚ÄĒlaunched ‚ÄúSave the Castro Theatre,‚ÄĚ a campaign dedicated to preserving and protecting San Francisco's Castro Theatre as a cultural and entertainment venue for motion pictures and live performances.

Ogunquit Playhouse Adds BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to its 90th Anniversary S Photo Ogunquit Playhouse Adds BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL to its 90th Anniversary Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 22, 2022

Ogunquit Playhouse, the crown jewel of the Maine Southern Seacoast, has announced the regional premiere of Beautiful ‚Äď The Carole King Musical, which will join the 2022 season, playing September 15 ‚Äď October 30.

San Diego State University New Musical Initiative Selects IN A SUNSHINE STATE For  Photo San Diego State University New Musical Initiative Selects IN A SUNSHINE STATE For World Premiere
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 20, 2022

Out of 163 submissions, the San Diego State University New Musical Initiative has chosen In a Sunshine State as this year's selection. Writers T.C. Lind, Derek Gregor, and Phoebe Kreutz will join with director Stephen Brotebeck, music director Robert Meffe and the SDSU MFA Musical Theatre cohort for a two-year development process and world premiere in the spring of 2024.

MAMMA MIA!, FROZEN JR. & More Top the List of School Theatre's Most Popular Plays & M Photo MAMMA MIA!, FROZEN JR. & More Top the List of School Theatre's Most Popular Plays & Musicals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

See the latest results according to the Educational Theatre Association’s annual play survey to see ALL of the most popular plays and musicals done in school theaters around the country during the 2021-2022 school year.

Aggregate Collective, New Theatre Incubator, Launches Inaugural Project Photo Aggregate Collective, New Theatre Incubator, Launches Inaugural Project
by Stephi Wild - Jun 8, 2022

Aggregate Collective, a theatre incubator supporting the development of new creative works, announces mission and inaugural project. Created by a group of multi-hyphenated theatre makers wanting to expand ethnic, cultural, social-economic and gender representation in the theatre industry, Aggregate Collective's mission is to support artists during the early stages of a creative endeavor through radical hospitality and shared learning.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

Max Crumm, Elena Ricardo, Klea Blackhurst, and More to Lead THE NUTTY PROFESSOR at Og Photo Max Crumm, Elena Ricardo, Klea Blackhurst, and More to Lead THE NUTTY PROFESSOR at Ogunquit Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 7, 2022

Ogunquit Playhouse has¬†announced casting for the musical adaptation of the beloved film comedy¬†The Nutty Professor¬†(July 1 ‚Äď August 3), featuring the final score from Pulitzer Prize, Emmy, Grammy, Oscar and Tony winner¬†Marvin Hamlisch.

Milford Second Street Players to Hold Auditions for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER Photo Milford Second Street Players to Hold Auditions for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by Marissa Tomeo - Jun 4, 2022

Second Street Players announce auditions for the innovative and imaginative Tony-winning comedy, Peter and the Starcatcher, on Sunday, June 19, 2022, and Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 6:30 PM. All auditions are at the Riverfront Theater, 2 S Walnut St, Milford, DE 19963.

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