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VIDEO: On This Day, June 20 - Happy Birthday, Jason Robert Brown!VIDEO: On This Day, June 20 - Happy Birthday, Jason Robert Brown!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

On this day, we're celebrating the birthday of Tony Award-winning composer, lyricist, conductor, arranger, orchestrator, director and performer, Jason Robert Brown! (more...)

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Wallace Buice Theatre's PARADE in Marietta, GAVIDEO: Get A First Look At Wallace Buice Theatre's PARADE in Marietta, GA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Wallace Buice Theatre Company's PARADE at the Lyric Studio in Marietta, GA. Alfred Uhry and Jason Robert Brown's masterpiece returns home to Marietta, where the story began 105 years ago. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Jason Robert Brown Shares THE LAST FIVE YEARS Orchestra Rehearsal Video
by Stage Tube - Sep 10, 2016

It just might be the most anticipated concert event of the year; the tickets for Tony Winner Cynthia Erivo and two-time Tony Nominee Joshua Henry's one-night-only performance of The Last Five Years sold out in less than an hour on the first day of the evening's pre-sale. With the concert, which will be performed at Town Hall, only two days away, the entire team is hard at work perfecting the piece before sharing it with the lucky few who nabbed tickets. This afternoon, Jason Robert Brown, the composer of The Last Five Years, took to Facebook to share a sneak peak of one of the orchestra's final rehearsals before the big night. Check it out below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: In the Studio for THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Cast Album, Out Today!
by Stage Tube - Sep 9, 2016

Ghostlight Records has released the cast album of the critically-acclaimed musical revival of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM fromRoundabout Theatre Company today, Friday, September 9, 2016. To order, visit sh-k-boom.com/robber-bridegroom. Plus, check out a special 'Making of the Cast Recording' video - featuring exclusive interviews with the cast and creative team, along with studio and production footage - below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Ahna O'Reilly Perform 'Nothin' Up' from THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Album
by Stage Tube - Sep 2, 2016

Below, check out a special preview of 'Nothin' Up', performed by Ahna O'Reilly. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/3/16- LOVEMUSIK
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2016

Today in 2007, LoveMusik opened at the Biltmore Theatre (now the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre), where it ran for 60 performances. LoveMusik is a musical written by Alfred Uhry, using a selection of music by Kurt Weill. The story explores the romance and lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, based on Speak Low (When You Speak Love): The Letters of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya. The show was directed by Harold Prince, with musical staging by Patricia Birch and starred Michael Cerveris as Kurt Weill, Donna Murphy as Lotte Lenya, David Pittu as Bertolt Brecht and John Scherer as George Davis. (more...)

BWW TV: THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Celebrates a Southern-Fried Opening Night!
by TV - Opening Night Special - Mar 14, 2016

The Laura Pels Theatre was the place to be last night as Roundabout Theatre Company celebrated opening night of the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM. Joining Steven Pasquale as 'Jamie Lockhart' is Andrew Durand as 'Little Harp,' Evan Harrington as 'Big Harp,' Greg Hildreth as 'Goat,' Leslie Kritzer as 'Salome,' Ahna O'Reilly as 'Rosamund,' Nadia Quinn as 'Raven/Goat's Mother,' Lance Roberts as 'Clement Musgrove' and Devere Rogers as 'Airie/Man.' BroadwayWorld is taking you inside opening night with the company below! (more...)

BWW TV: Who Is THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM? Find Out from Steven Pasquale and the Cast; Plus a Performance Preview!
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 5, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Daryl Roth Productions, will soon present Steven Pasquale in the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy The Robber Bridegroom. Joining Pasquale as 'Jamie Lockhart' is Andrew Durand as 'Little Harp,' Evan Harrington as 'Big Harp,' Greg Hildreth as 'Goat,' Leslie Kritzer as 'Salome,' Ahna O'Reilly as 'Rosamund,'Nadia Quinn as 'Raven/Goat's Mother,' Lance Roberts as 'Clement Musgrove' and Devere Rogers as 'Airie/Man.' The company met the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand to chat with the cast and bring you a special performance preview! (more...)

BWW TV: In Rehearsal with Steven Pasquale, Leslie Kritzer and the Cast of THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM; Watch Performance Sneak Peek!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 4, 2016

Roundabout Theatre Company, in association with Daryl Roth Productions, will soon present Steven Pasquale in the first-ever New York revival of Alfred Uhry and Robert Waldman's musical comedy The Robber Bridegroom. Joining Pasquale as 'Jamie Lockhart' is Andrew Durand as 'Little Harp,' Evan Harrington as 'Big Harp,' Greg Hildreth as 'Goat,' Leslie Kritzer as 'Salome,' Ahna O'Reilly as 'Rosamund,'Nadia Quinn as 'Raven/Goat's Mother,' Lance Roberts as 'Clement Musgrove' and Devere Rogers as 'Airie/Man.' Check out the cast perform a portion of 'Steal With Style' below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/17/15- PARADE
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2015

Today in 1998, Parade opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, where it ran for 85 performances. Parade is a musical with a book by Alfred Uhry and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. The production was directed by Harold Prince and starred Brent Carver as Leo Frank, Carolee Carmello as Lucille Frank, and Christy Carlson Romano as Mary Phagan. The musical won Tony Awards for best book and best score (out of nine nominations) and six Drama Desk Awards. The show has enjoyed a U.S. national tour and numerous professional and amateur productions in both the U.S. and abroad. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: See Donna McKechnie and More in Highlights from IN YOUR ARMS at The Old Globe
by TV - On the Road - Sep 25, 2015

The Old Globe opens its 2015-2016 Season with IN YOUR ARMS, a World Premiere dance-theatre musical featuring direction and choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli (Newsies, Godspell, Lincoln Center Theater's The King and I and South Pacific) and original music by Tony Award winner Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once on This Island; two-time Oscar nominee for Anastasia). The production opened last night, September 24, and runs through October 25, 2015. Below, watch highlights of the 10 dance vignettes, featuring Donna McKechnie and more! (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Angela Lansbury & James Earl Jones Star in DRIVING MISS DAISY on PBS
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2015

Angela Lansbury and James Earl Jones Star in DRIVING MISS DAISY on THIRTEEN's 'Great Performances', airing Friday, July 17 at 9 p.m. on PBS (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 5/3/15- LOVEMUSIK
by Stage Tube - May 3, 2015

Today in 2007, LoveMusik opened at the Biltmore Theatre (now the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre), where it ran for 60 performances. LoveMusik is a musical written by Alfred Uhry, using a selection of music by Kurt Weill. The story explores the romance and lives of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya, based on Speak Low (When You Speak Love): The Letters of Kurt Weill and Lotte Lenya. The show was directed by Harold Prince, with musical staging by Patricia Birch and starred Michael Cerveris as Kurt Weill, Donna Murphy as Lotte Lenya, David Pittu as Bertolt Brecht and John Scherer as George Davis. (more...)

BWW TV: Welcome Back to the Old Red Hills of Home- Watch Video from MCP's PARADE Concert at Lincoln Center!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 17, 2015

Just last night, Manhattan Concert Productions brought the Drama Desk and Tony Award-winning score of PARADE back to Lincoln Center, where it all began in 1998. PARADE was brought to life for one night only at Avery Fisher Hall. Three-time Tony Award winner and original composer Jason Robert Brown conducted a star-studded cast and full chorus, joined by Olivier Award nominee Gary Griffin as director, and Tom Murray as music supervisor. (more...)

BWW TV: Back to the Old Red Hills of Home- Meet the Company of PARADE- Jeremy Jordan, Laura Benanti, Andy Mientus, Joshua Henry & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 13, 2015

Manhattan Concert Productions is bringing the Drama Desk and Tony Award-winning score of PARADE back to Lincoln Center, where it all began in 1998. This concert performance of PARADE will feature a chorus of over 200 singers from the across the United States; the enlarged forces of the New York City Chamber Orchestra; and a full professional Broadway cast. The company just met the press, and below, BroadwayWorld brings you interviews with the full company as well as a few performance clips, including 'This Is Not Over Yet' and 'The Old Red Hills of Home.' (more...)

BWW TV: Sneak Preview - Jeremy Jordan, Laura Benanti and Jason Robert Brown Perform 'This Is Not Over Yet' from PARADE
by TV - Press Previews - Feb 12, 2015

Manhattan Concert Productions is bringing the Drama Desk and Tony Award-winning score of PARADE back to Lincoln Center, where it all began in 1998. This concert performance of PARADE will feature a chorus of over 200 singers from the across the United States; the enlarged forces of the New York City Chamber Orchestra; and a full professional Broadway cast. The company just met the press, and below, BroadwayWorld brings you a clip of stars Jeremy Jordan and Laura Benanti performing a song from the show, accompanied by Jason Robert Brown! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 1/17/15 - James Earl Jones
by Stage Tube - Jan 17, 2015

Today in 1931, Broadway veteran James Earl Jones was born. He has won Tony awards in 1969 for The Great White Hope and in 1987 for Fences. He has acted in many Shakespearean roles: Othello, King Lear, Oberon in A Midsummer Night's Dream, Abhorson in Measure for Measure, and Claudius in Hamlet. On April 7, 2005, James Earl Jones and Leslie Uggams headed the cast in an African-American Broadway revival version of On Golden Pond, directed by Leonard Foglia and produced by Jeffrey Finn. In February 2008, he starred on Broadway as Big Daddy in a limited-run, all-African-American production of Tennessee Williams's Pulitzer Prize-winning drama Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, directed by Debbie Allen and mounted at the Broadhurst Theatre. In October 2010, Jones returned to the Broadway stage in Alfred Uhry's Driving Miss Daisy along with Vanessa Redgrave at the Golden Theatre. In November 2011, Jones starred in Driving Miss Daisy in London's West End, and on November 12 Jones received his honorary Oscar in front of the audience at the Wyndham's Theatre, which was presented to him by Ben Kingsley. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day 12/17- PARADE
by Stage Tube - Dec 17, 2014

Today in 1998, Parade opened at the Vivian Beaumont Theatre, where it ran for 85 performances. Parade is a musical with a book by Alfred Uhry and music and lyrics by Jason Robert Brown. The production was directed by Harold Prince and starred Brent Carver as Leo Frank, Carolee Carmello as Lucille Frank, and Christy Carlson Romano as Mary Phagan. The musical won Tony Awards for best book and best score (out of nine nominations) and six Drama Desk Awards. The show has enjoyed a U.S. national tour and numerous professional and amateur productions in both the U.S. and abroad. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: PARADE Finds Its 'Leo Frank'- Jeremy Jordan Will Lead Manhattan Concert Productions Performance in February!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 16, 2014

Manhattan Concert Productions just announced television, film and Broadway star, Jeremy Jordan, has joined the cast of a one night only concert performance of the TONY Award-winning Broadway musical, Parade, on February 16, 2015, at 8:00 p.m. EST at Avery Fisher Hall Lincoln Center. Jordan will join the cast as Leo Frank, a Brooklyn-born Jewish factory manager accused and convicted of killing a thirteen-yearold employee in Atlanta, Georgia in 1913. Three-time TONY Award winner and original composer, Jason Robert Brown, will conduct this star-studded cast and full chorus alongside Oliver Award nominee Gary Griffin as Director and Tom Murray as Music Supervisor. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Angela Lansbury Talks BLITHE SPIRIT, Her Career & More on TAVIS SMILEY
by Stage Tube - Dec 13, 2014

Angela Lansbury recently stopped by PBS' TAVIS SMILEY to talk with the host on her career and returning, at age 89, to the role that won her a Tony in BLITHE SPIRIT. Check out her interview below! (more...)

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