Andrea Frierson's ME & ELLA, Valentine to the 'First Lady of Song', Opens Tonight at York Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced the 2017 summer New2NY Series presentation of the new musical Me & Ella, written and performed by Andrea Frierson (Once on This Island, The Lion King), direction by the Tony Award-winning team of Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only), with music direction and arrangements by Ron Abel (Hazel, A Musical Maid in America, 'Happily Divorced'). (more...)

Andrea Frierson's ME & ELLA, Valentine to the 'First Lady of Song', Set for Summer at York
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, has announced the 2017 summer New2NY Series presentation of the new musical Me & Ella, written and performed by Andrea Frierson (Once on This Island, The Lion King), direction by the Tony Award-winning team of Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only), with music direction and arrangements by Ron Abel (Hazel, A Musical Maid in America, 'Happily Divorced'). (more...)

Photo Coverage: Andrea Frierson Brings ME & ELLA to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 6, 2014

Wetrock Entertainment presented performer/writer/jazz vocalist Andrea Frierson in 'me & ella,' at 54 Below last night. "me & ella," is a musical journey back to the beginnings of a young singer enamored with Ella Fitzgerald, set against a backdrop of New York City in the 1960's. Part memory play and part tribute, 'me & ella' is both a singer's coming of age story, as well as a valentine to the First Lady of Song. Written and performed by Ms. Frierson with musical arrangements and musical supervision by Ron Abel and direction by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel, 'me & ella' (more...)

Andrea Frierson Brings ME & ELLA to 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2014

Wetrock Entertainment is pleased to present performer/writer/jazz vocalist Andrea Frierson in 'me & ella,' a musical journey back to the beginnings of a young singer enamored with Ella Fitzgerald, set against a backdrop of New York City in the 1960's. (more...)

Andrea Frierson to Bring ME & ELLA to 54 Below, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Wetrock Entertainment is pleased to present performer/writer/jazz vocalist Andrea Frierson in 'me & ella,' a musical journey back to the beginnings of a young singer enamored with Ella Fitzgerald, set against a backdrop of New York City in the 1960's. (more...)

Paul Kreppel Joins WICKED's 2nd National Tour as 'The Wizard,' 3/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012

The company of the second North American tour of WICKED welcomes Paul Kreppel as The Wizard on Wednesday, March 7 in Norfolk, VA. (more...)

Colony Theater Presents THE ALL NIGHT STRUT! Closes 5/1
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011

The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fifth and final production of its 36th season, the classy, sassy musical, THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!, conceived by Fran Charnas, directed & choreographed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!) with musical direction by Dean Mora. THE ALL NIGHT STRUT! will close on Sunday, May 1 at The Colony Theatre, 555 North Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center. (more...)

Colony Theater Presents THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2011

The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fifth and final production of its 36th season, the classy, sassy musical, THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!, conceived by Fran Charnas, directed & choreographed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!) with musical direction by Dean Mora. (more...)

Colony Theater Presents THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011

The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fifth and final production of its 36th season, the classy, sassy musical, THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!, conceived by Fran Charnas, directed & choreographed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!) with musical direction by Dean Mora. (more...)

Last Performance for JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY! January 10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2010

Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!, winner of the 2007 Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event, will return to New York, producer Dan Whitten of TIGER Theatricals announced today. The one-weekend only event will play from January 8-10, 2010, at the Theatre at Saint Peters. (more...)

JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY! Returns to NYC, 1/8 - 1/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2010

Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!, winner of the 2007 Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event, will return to New York, producer Dan Whitten of TIGER Theatricals announced today. The one-weekend only event will play from January 8-10, 2010, at the Theatre at Saint Peters. (more...)

Colony Theatre presents JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY! 12/3-12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2009

The Colony Theatre Company presents a very special limited engagement, the triumphant return of the 2007 Tony Award Winner for Special Theatrical Event, which was also one of the most popular shows in the Colony Theatre's history, JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY!, directed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel. (more...)

JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY! Returns to NYC, 1/8 - 1/10
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2009

Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!, winner of the 2007 Tony Award for Best Special Theatrical Event, will return to New York, producer Dan Whitten of TIGER Theatricals announced today. The one-weekend only event will play from January 8-10, 2010, at the Theatre at Saint Peters. (more...)

Colony Theatre presents JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY! 12/3-12/13
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2009

The Colony Theatre Company presents a very special limited engagement, the triumphant return of the 2007 Tony Award Winner for Special Theatrical Event, which was also one of the most popular shows in the Colony Theatre's history, JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY!, directed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel. (more...)

Colony Theatre presents JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY! 12/3-12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2009

The Colony Theatre Company presents a very special limited engagement, the triumphant return of the 2007 Tony Award Winner for Special Theatrical Event, which was also one of the most popular shows in the Colony Theatre's history, JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY!, directed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel. (more...)

Colony Theatre presents JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY! 12/3-12/13
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2009

The Colony Theatre Company presents a very special limited engagement, the triumphant return of the 2007 Tony Award Winner for Special Theatrical Event, which was also one of the most popular shows in the Colony Theatre's history, JAY JOHNSON: THE TWO AND ONLY!, directed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel. (more...)

Jay Johnson: The Two and Only! to Embark on Tour in Fall
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2007

Acclaimed solo show Jay Johnson: The Two and Only! will embark on a national tour this fall. (more...)

Jay Johnson: The Two and Only Has Closed on Bway
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2006

Jay Johnson: The Two and Only, an acclaimed blend of one man-show and ventriloquism, closed at the Helen Hayes Theatre after its November 26th performance; a tour is also on the way (more...)

The Two and Only, Closing on Bway, to Play National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2006

The producers of Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!, entering its final performances, have announced that the critically acclaimed Broadway show will begin a national tour in Spring 2007 at the Majestic Theatre in Dallas (more...)

Jay Johnson to Host 'Bway on Bway' Pre-Show Festivities
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2006

Jay Johnson, soon to appear on Broadway in Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!, will help usher in the new season as he hosts the pre-show festivities for 'Broadway on Broadway,' this Sunday, September 10th (more...)

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