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BWW Review: Lerner & Loewe's PAINT YOUR WAGON Is Pure Gold VideoBWW Review: Lerner & Loewe's PAINT YOUR WAGON Is Pure Gold
by Tanya Seale - Jul 28, 2019

Few people seem to be familiar with Lerner & Loewe's Paint Your Wagon. Those who are usually mention the 1969 film of the same title, starring Lee Marvin and Clint Eastwood, known for being a ridiculously miscast and embarrassingly terrible flop. The musical, which originally appeared on Broadway in 1951, is similarly messy, and has gone pretty much unproduced for decades. Fortunately, however, playwright Jon Marans has redrafted the book, top-to-bottom, enhancing both the story line and its characters, and the result is a shiny-new masterpiece with new orchestrations and new dance and vocal arrangements. It is now an entirely enjoyable musical, complex in its structure, with an interesting setting, compelling plot, nuanced layers, appropriate social commentary, and characters...

Photos/Video: First Look at PAINT YOUR WAGON at the Muny, Starring Bobby Conte Thornt VideoPhotos/Video: First Look at PAINT YOUR WAGON at the Muny, Starring Bobby Conte Thornton, Mamie Parris, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2019

The Muny's sixth production of its 101st Season, Lerner and Loewe's Paint Your Wagon, officially opened on July 27, 2019.

BWW Review: 1776 at The Muny Shows Scuffles and Snags to Independence VideoBWW Review: 1776 at The Muny Shows Scuffles and Snags to Independence
by Tanya Seale - Jul 1, 2019

Three-time Tony Award-winning 1776 with music and lyrics by Sherman Edwards and book by Peter Stone is based on the events in Philadelphia leading up to the creation of the United States of America's Declaration of Independence, by making real people of historical giants like John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and Thomas Jefferson. It is with drama and comedy that this dialogue-heavy musical invites us to enter the chamber of the Second Continental Congress and sit for a while with our country's forefathers as they struggle to figure out how to give birth to a new...

VIDEO: Get A First Look at 1776 at The Muny! VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look at 1776 at The Muny!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's production of 1776, the third show of its second century - not on stage through July 3. Check out the video!

VIDEO: Get A First Look at LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at the Shakespeare Festival St. Louis VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look at LOVE'S LABOR'S LOST at the Shakespeare Festival St. Louis
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Veteran performer Philip Hernandez, the only actor in Broadway history to play both Valjean and Javert in 'Les Miserables,' headlining the 2019 Shakespeare Festival St. Louis production of 'Love's Labors Lost,' through June 23, at Shakespeare Glen in Forest Park. Get a first look at the video!

VIDEO: Find Your Truth With All New MOULIN ROUGE! Teaser; Plus New Block of Tickets R VideoVIDEO: Find Your Truth With All New MOULIN ROUGE! Teaser; Plus New Block of Tickets Released
by Stage Tube - Apr 9, 2019

A new block of tickets is now on sale for Moulin Rouge! The Musical, based on the 2001 Twentieth Century Fox Motion Picture by Baz Luhrmann. Moulin Rouge! The Musical will begin performances on Broadway at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre on June 28, 2019 ahead of a July 25 opening night.

VIDEO: The Cast of GYPSY at the Muny Performs 'Together Wherever We Go' VideoVIDEO: The Cast of GYPSY at the Muny Performs 'Together Wherever We Go'
by Stage Tube - Jul 31, 2018

Gypsy, revered by many as the greatest musical ever written, is currently playing at the Muny. Check out a video of the cast singing 'Together Wherever We Go' below!

VIDEO: Beth Leavel Sings 'Everything's Coming Up Roses' in GYPSY at the Muny VideoVIDEO: Beth Leavel Sings 'Everything's Coming Up Roses' in GYPSY at the Muny
by Stage Tube - Jul 30, 2018

Everything's coming up Beth Leavel! Gypsy, revered by many as the greatest musical ever written, is currently playing at the Muny. Check out a video of Beth Leavel singing the iconic 'Everything's Coming Up Roses' below!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from BUDDY: THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at the MUNY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 14, 2015

The Muny presents Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, beginning tonight, July 13, and running through July 20 at Forest Park. Written by Alan Janes, Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story is directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Josh Walden and music directed by Michael Horsley. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the production!

BWW TV: Watch Highlights from TARZAN at the Muny with Nicholas Rodriguez, Kate Rockwell & More!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 26, 2014

The Muny presents the second show of its 96th season, TARZAN, directed by John Tartaglia, choreographed by Chris Bailey, with musical direction by Rick Bertone. Nicholas Rodriguez stars in the title role, with Kate Rockwell co-starring as Jane. Joining them are Quentin Earl Darrington as Kerchack, Katie Thompson as Kala, Gregory Haney as Terk,Ken Page as Porter, Michael James Reed as Clayton, Spencer Jones as Young Tarzan, and Nathaniel Mahone as Young Terk. BroadwayWorld brings you highlights below!

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes and Sneak Peek - WEST SIDE STORY at The Muny!
by Stage Tube - Aug 6, 2013

The Muny presents the final show of its fantastic 95th Season, West Side Story, directed by Gordon Greenberg and choreographed by Chris Bailey. West Side Story will be performed now through August 11. Click below for a behind-the-scenes look at the cast in rehearsal, a conversation with choreographer Chris Bailey, and highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Ali Ewoldt of the Muny's WEST SIDE STORY
by Stage Tube - Aug 5, 2013

The Muny announced principal casting for the final show of its fantastic 95th Season, West Side Story, directed by Gordon Greenberg and choreographed by Chris Bailey. West Side Story will be performed August 5 - 11, and is sponsored by BMO Harris.

STAGE TUBE: Laura Michelle Kelly, Ben Davis, Josh Young and More in The Muny's SOUTH PACIFIC - Highlights!
by Stage Tube - Jul 10, 2013

The Muny's tenth production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's 'South Pacific' opened on July 8th for the first time in a decade. The fourth show of The Muny's fantastic 95th Season is directed by Rob Ruggiero and choreographed by Ralph Perkins. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

MAGA STAGE TUBE: Laura Michelle Kelly & Ben Davis Talk SOUTH PACIFIC at the MUNY
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2013

The Muny is currently presenting the fourth show of its fantastic 95th Season, South Pacific, directed by Rob Ruggiero and choreographed by Ralph Perkins. South Pacific is sponsored by Emerson. Laura Michelle Kelly stars as Ensign Nellie Forbush, with Ben Davis co-starring as Emile de Becque. Joining them will be Loretta Ables Sayre as Bloody Mary, Josh Young as Lt. Joseph Cable, Sumie Maeda as Liat, Tally Sessions as Luther Billis, James Anthony as Capt. George Brackett, Michael James Reed as Cdr. William Harbison, Caitlin Chau as Ngana, andSpencer Jones as Jerome. Below, meet the show's leads- Kelly and Davis!