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Eric Schaeffer Videos

Also Credited As: Eric D. Schaeffer
 
Bio:
Eric Schaeffer is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of Arlington‚Äôs Signature Theatre. Under his leadership, the Theatre was honored with the 2009 Tony Award¬ģ for Outstanding Regional Theatre in America, as well as 97 Helen Hayes Awards with an additional 411 nominations for theater excellence ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Eric Schaeffer is the Co-founder and Artistic Director of Arlington‚Äôs Signature Theatre. Under his leadership, the Theatre was honored with the 2009 Tony Award¬ģ for Outstanding Regional Theatre in America, as well as 97 Helen Hayes Awards with an additional 411 nominations for theater excellence ... (read complete bio)
Broadway Rewind: Vanessa Hudgens Makes Her Broadway Debut in GIGI VideoBroadway Rewind: Vanessa Hudgens Makes Her Broadway Debut in GIGI
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 15, 2020

Today we rewind to 2015, when the first revival of Gigi arrived on Broadway. The musical opened on April 8 at the Neil Simon Theatre, where it ran for 86 performances. 

VIDEO: Eric Schaeffer Salutes 'Signature in the Schools' on SIGNATURE STRONG LIVE VideoVIDEO: Eric Schaeffer Salutes 'Signature in the Schools' on SIGNATURE STRONG LIVE
by Stage Tube - Jun 17, 2020

Signature Theatre has released the latest episode in its Signature Strong Live series!

VIDEO: Watch John Dempsey, Dana Rowe, and More in Episode 9 of SIGNATURE STRONG LIVE VideoVIDEO: Watch John Dempsey, Dana Rowe, and More in Episode 9 of SIGNATURE STRONG LIVE
by Stage Tube - May 27, 2020

Signature Theatre has released its 9th episode of Signature Strong Live, featuring John Dempsey, Dana Rowe, and more!

VIDEO: Bobby Smith, Maria Rizzo, Tracy Lynn Olivera, and Nova Y. Payton Chat on SIGNA VideoVIDEO: Bobby Smith, Maria Rizzo, Tracy Lynn Olivera, and Nova Y. Payton Chat on SIGNATURE STRONG LIVE!
by Stage Tube - May 13, 2020

Signature Theatre has released the 7th episode in its Signature Strong Live! series.

VIDEO: Robbie Schaefer and Angelica Chéri Discuss Writing  Musicals on SIGNATURE STR VideoVIDEO: Robbie Schaefer and Angelica Chéri Discuss Writing Musicals on SIGNATURE STRONG LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2020

In the 5th episode of Signature Strong Live!, Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer will discuss what it takes to write a new musical.

VIDEO: Claybourne Elder, Donna Migliaccio, and Christopher Michael Richardson Chat So VideoVIDEO: Claybourne Elder, Donna Migliaccio, and Christopher Michael Richardson Chat Sondheim on SIGNATURE STRONG LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Apr 15, 2020

In the third episode of Signature Strong Live!, Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer chats with stars about Signature's special relationship with Stephen Sondheim.

VIDEO: Signature Theatre Favorites Maria Rizzo, Bobby Smith, Nova Y. Payton and Tracy VideoVIDEO: Signature Theatre Favorites Maria Rizzo, Bobby Smith, Nova Y. Payton and Tracy Lynn Olivera Chat For SIGNATURE STRONG LIVE!
by Stage Tube - Apr 1, 2020

Signature Theatre has launched Signature Strong Live!, bringing live conversations to YouTube.

VIDEO: Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing 'Freedom' From GUN & POWDER VideoVIDEO: Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman Sing 'Freedom' From GUN & POWDER
by Stage Tube - Jan 20, 2020

Solea Pfeiffer and Emmy Raver-Lampman are set to star as the Clarke sisters, Mary and Martha, in Signature Theatre's world premiere production of Gun & Powder with book and lyrics by Angelica Chéri and music by Ross Baum. Gun & Powder will run from January 28 a?' February 23, 2020 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre and will be directed by Robert O'Hara (Broadway's Slave Play).

VIDEO: Get a Look Inside Signature's ASSASSINS VideoVIDEO: Get a Look Inside Signature's ASSASSINS
by Stage Tube - Aug 20, 2019

Signature Theatre presents Assassins with music & lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by John Weidman and directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies).

VIDEO: First Look At BLACKBEARD at Signature Theatre VideoVIDEO: First Look At BLACKBEARD at Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jun 26, 2019

Signature Theatre presents Blackbeard, a world premiere musical commissioned by Signature Theatre with book & lyrics by John Dempsey (Signature's The Witches of Eastwick, The Fix), music by Dana P. Rowe (Signature's The Witches of Eastwick, The Fix), and directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer(Broadway's Gigi, Follies, and Signature's Titanic). Blackbeard will run from June 18 through July 14 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre.

VIDEO: On This Day, May 6- GLORY DAYS Opens On Broadway VideoVIDEO: On This Day, May 6- GLORY DAYS Opens On Broadway
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2019

On this day in 2008, Glory Days had its opening night on Broadway!

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Bobby Smith, Natascia Diaz, Nicki Elledge, and More in Sig VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Bobby Smith, Natascia Diaz, Nicki Elledge, and More in Signature Theatre's GRAND HOTEL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2019

Signature Theatre's Grand Hotel, the Musical directed by Signature Theatre Artistic Director Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Gigi, Follies, and Signature's Titanic) and choreographed by Kelly Crandall d'Amboise (Signature's Light Years) is now on stage. Set in 1928 Berlin, a series of eclectic guests and staff including a fading ballerina, a destitute baron, a wannabe-starlet typist and an ailing bookkeeper collide at the bustling Grand Hotel. Grand Hotel the Musical will run from April 2, 2019 - May 19, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. Get a first look at the production below!

Video: Signature Theatre Presents MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF VideoVideo: Signature Theatre Presents MASTERPIECES OF THE ORAL AND INTANGIBLE HERITAGE OF HUMANITY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019

Signature Theatre is proud to present the world premiere of Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by DC playwright Heather McDonald (Broadway's An Almost Holy Picture, Signature's Available Light). The production is directed by Australian film and theater director Nadia Tass (Malcolm, Matching Jack) and features Holly Twyford (Signature's A Little Night Music, Sex with Strangers) as Layla, Felicia Curry (Signature's The Scottsboro Boys, Arena's Nina Simone: Four Women) as Mitra, and Yesenia Iglesias (Folger's Love's Labor's Lost, Ford's A Christmas Carol) as Nadia. Masterpieces of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity runs from February 26 through April 7 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre.

VIDEO: In Rehearsal For AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At Signature Theatre VideoVIDEO: In Rehearsal For AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jan 18, 2019

Go inside the rehearsal room with the incredible cast of AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' at Signature Theatre. Performances begin January 23.

VIDEO: Trailer For Signature Theater's BILLY ELLIOT in DC VideoVIDEO: Trailer For Signature Theater's BILLY ELLIOT in DC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the trailer for Signature Theater's Billy Elliot the Musical directed and choreographed by Signature Theatre Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Passion, West Side Story). Based on the powerful and acclaimed film, all 11-year-old Billy wants to do is dance. Initially facing opposition from society and his father, Billy's passion instead unites the community and changes his life in extraordinary ways. The original production with book and lyrics by Lee Hall and music by Tony, Grammy and Academy Award¬ģ winner Elton John was universally lauded, sweeping the Tony, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards for Best Musical. Billy Elliot the Musical will run from October 30, 2018 - January 6, 2019 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.

VIDEO: HEISENBERG Comes to Signature Theatre VideoVIDEO: HEISENBERG Comes to Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Sep 11, 2018

Signature Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of Heisenberg by Tony Award-winning playwright Simon Stephens (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) and directed by Signature Theatre Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's The Flick, The Scottsboro Boys). The production will star Michael Russotto (Rep Stage's The Whale, Signature's Art) as Alex and Rachel Zampelli (Signature's The Gulf, Midwestern Gothic) as Georgie. Heisenberg will run September 18 - November 11, 2018 in Signature Theatre's ARK Theatre.

VIDEO: Signature's Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh Perform 'Happiness' VideoVIDEO: Signature's Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh Perform 'Happiness'
by Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018

Natascia Diaz, Claybourne Elder and Steffanie Leigh are set to star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion. This new production will be directed by Signature Theatre's Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner.Passion runs August 14 - September 23, 2018 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre.

VIDEO: First Look at Natascia Diaz and Clybourne Elder in PASSION at Signature Theatr VideoVIDEO: First Look at Natascia Diaz and Clybourne Elder in PASSION at Signature Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 27, 2018

Natascia Diaz (Signature's Crazy for You, City Center Encores! Grand Hotel), Claybourne Elder (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Broadway's Sunday in the Park with George) and Steffanie Leigh (Broadway's War Paint, Gigi, Mary Poppins) star in Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine's musical Passion.

VIDEO: Signature Theatre Teases THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS In New Trailer VideoVIDEO: Signature Theatre Teases THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS In New Trailer
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Signature Theatre announces the full cast and creative team for the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco (Signature's Jesus Christ Superstar, Gypsy) and choreographed by Jared Grimes (Signature's Jelly's Last Jam). John Kander and Fred Ebb's final musical collaboration premiered on Broadway in 2010 and was heralded as 'an absolute marvel' by The Associated Press. The Scottsboro Boys is centered around nine young African-American teenagers who were ripped off a train in 1931, falsely accused of a crime, hastily tried and sentenced to death in an outrageous disregard of due process. The Scottsboro Boys will run from May 22 - July 1 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre.

VIDEO: First Look at The D.C. Premiere of the New Musical GIRLFRIEND VideoVIDEO: First Look at The D.C. Premiere of the New Musical GIRLFRIEND
by Stage Tube - Apr 24, 2018

Signature Theatre presents the premiere of the new musical Girlfriend.

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