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Irish Repertory Theatre (New York, NY)
132 West 22nd St.(between 6th & 7th Aves)

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Based on "The Kensington Stories" by Sally Benson


Based on the film "Meet Me in St. Louis" by MGM

Based on The Kensington Stories by Sally Benson and the MGM motion picture Meet Me In St. Louis starring Judy Garland, Meet Me In St. Louis: A Live Radio Play will feature songs by Hugh Martin and Ralph Blaine, including the classics such as: "The Boy Next Door," "Skip To My Lou," "The Trolley Song," "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas" and "Meet Me in St. Louis." The 2013 Radio Play is adapted by another Playhouse veteran, Joe Landry from the book by Hugh Wheeler.



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Stages St. Louis Presents VICTOR/VICTORIA, 9/9-10/9
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2011

A woman pretending to be a man pretending to be a woman? The side-splitting musical comedy, Victor/Victoria opens September 9 at STAGES ST. LOUIS and continues through October 9 at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood. (more...)

Third Street Theater Presents FALSETTOS, Previews 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Third Street Theatre has announced its first production in L.A.'s newest 99-seat Equity Waiver house; the Tony award-winning musical FALSETTOS, with book by James Lapine and William Finn, music and lyrics by William Finn, choreography by John Todd, musical direction by Greg Nabours and directed by Richard Israel. (more...)

Sebastian Arcelus, Marc Kudisch, Teal Wicks, et al. Set for Second Stage Theatre's THE BLUE FLOWER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2011

Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director) has announced the complete cast for its upcoming production of the new musical THE BLUE FLOWER: Sebastian Arcelus (Buddy in Elf, Wicked, Jersey Boys), Marc Kudisch (Three-time Tony Award nominee for 9 to 5, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang, Thoroughly Modern Millie), Meghan McGeary (The Blue Flower at A.R.T.), Joseph Medeiros (Irving Berlin's White Christmas), Julia Osborne (National Tour of South Pacific), Graham Rowat (Guys and Dolls), Aaron Serotsky (August: Osage County), and Teal Wicks (Elphaba in Wicked). (more...)

Third Street Theater Presents FALSETTOS, Previews 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2011

Third Street Theatre has announced its first production in L.A.'s newest 99-seat Equity Waiver house; the Tony award-winning musical FALSETTOS, with book by James Lapine and William Finn, music and lyrics by William Finn, choreography by John Todd, musical direction by Greg Nabours and directed by Richard Israel. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE at NYMF!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2011

Billy's the new kid at Our Lady Of Perpetual Motion and he has a lot to learn about parochial school. When he meets his drama teacher Sister Katherine, a beguiling novice who jogs and sings like Julie Andrews, Billy falls hopelessly in love, resolving to become Pope and change the rules of the church so that they can one day marry. A charming musical comedy about first loves, youthful obsession, and the search for miracles. (more...)

ANNIE Takes the Stage at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, 7/28-9/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2011

Annie, the irrepressible orphan of newspaper comics-fame who has been delighting audiences onstage since the 1970s, makes her return to Nashville's Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre this summer, running July 28-September 3, in a new production of Annie directed by Martha Wilkinson, with music direction by Jaclyn Brown and choreography by Bakari King. (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival Presents THE BIG BANK 9/27-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival's THE BIG BANK Opens
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Presents THE MOST HAPPY FELLA Reading, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2011

The cast has been announced for the staged reading of FRANK LOESSER'S MUSICAL THE MOST HAPPY FELLA which begins the second season of MUSICAL THEATRE WEST'S REINER READING SERIES on September 25th at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Third Street Theater Presents FALSETTOS, Previews 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2011

Third Street Theatre has announced its first production in L.A.'s newest 99-seat Equity Waiver house; the Tony award-winning musical FALSETTOS, with book by James Lapine and William Finn, music and lyrics by William Finn, choreography by John Todd, musical direction by Greg Nabours and directed by Richard Israel. (more...)

NYMF's THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE Adds Performance 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2011

Due to strong ticket sales, the New York Musical Theatre Festival has added a performance on Monday, October 3 at 5:00pm to the new musical THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE - a musical comedy about first loves, youthful obsession, and the search for miracles. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents SNAPSHOTS 9/16-10/23
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, opens its 37th season with the Chicago premiere of Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by David Stern. (more...)

Musical Theatre West Presents THE MOST HAPPY FELLA Reading, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011

The cast has been announced for the staged reading of FRANK LOESSER'S MUSICAL THE MOST HAPPY FELLA which begins the second season of MUSICAL THEATRE WEST'S REINER READING SERIES on September 25th at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stages St. Louis Presents VICTOR/VICTORIA
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

Victor/Victoria opens September 9 at STAGES ST. LOUIS and continues through October 9 at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood. (more...)

TAKE ME AMERICA Plays Village Theatre's Mainstage 9/15-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011

The new musical TAKE ME AMERICA follows seven desperate refugees seeking political asylum in the United States, and the three government agents who bear the responsibility of determining their fate. (more...)

Writers' Theatre Presents THE REAL THING 9/13-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2011

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the launch of Writers' 20th Anniversary Season with The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard, directed by Michael Halberstam. (more...)

Stages St. Louis Presents VICTOR/VICTORIA, Closes 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2011

A woman pretending to be a man pretending to be a woman? The side-splitting musical comedy, Victor/Victoria closes October 10 at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood. (more...)

Prospect Theater Company's IRON CURTAIN Begins Performances November 5
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2011

Prospect Theater Company (Cara Reichel, Producing Artistic Director/Melissa Huber, Managing Director), one of New York's leading not-for-profit producers of new musicals, will present by special arrangement with Fireboat Productions a new Off Broadway production of the 2006 hit musical Iron Curtain, winner of the Innovative Theatre Award for Outstanding Production of a Musical. (more...)

BWW: 2011 Seattle Theater Awards Nominations OPEN!
by Jay Irwin - Oct 6, 2011

It's that time of year again. Time to make your voices heard for your favorite shows and performances from the 2011 Seattle Theater Season. Last year's inaugural Seattle awards were so much fun that we just had to bring them back. (more...)

NYMF's THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE Adds Performance 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2011

Due to strong ticket sales, the New York Musical Theatre Festival has added a performance on Monday, October 3 at 5:00pm to the new musical THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE - a musical comedy about first loves, youthful obsession, and the search for miracles. (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival Presents THE BIG BANK 9/27-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

FALSETTOS Extends At Third Street Theater Thru 11/13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2011

Third Street Theatre has announced that its first production in L.A.'s newest 99-seat Equity Waiver house; their critically-acclaimed (LA Times CRITICS' CHOICE, LA Weekly GO!, Backstage CRITIC'S PICK, Ovation Recommended!) smash-hit production of the Tony award-winning musical FALSETTOS, with book by James Lapine and William Finn, music and lyrics by William Finn, choreography by John Todd, musical direction by Greg Nabours and directed by Richard Israel is EXTENDING AGAIN - through Sunday, November 13 at the THIRD STREET THEATRE, 8115 W. Third Street in West Hollywood! (more...)

Cincinnati Landmark Hosts Auditions For JOSEPH & BABES IN HOLLYWOOD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2011

Cincinnati Landmark Productions to hold auditions for Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat and Babes In Hollywood on Sunday, November 13 and Monday, November 14, 2011, @ 6:30 - 9:00 pm. (more...)

Performance Now Theatre Presents MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS Thru 10/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2011

Performance Now Theatre Company proudly presents Meet Me in St. Louis currently playing through October 16 at the Lakewood Cultural Center. Meet Me in St. Louis is a musical based on 'The Kensington Stories' by Sally Benson and the 1944 MGM motion picture Meet Me in St. Louis. It tells the story of an American family living in St. Louis at the time of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair in 1904. Their love and respect for each other is tempered with the genuine humor that can only be generated by such a special family. Memorable musical numbers include The Boy Next Door, A Raving Beauty, The Trolley Song, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, and the title song, Meet Me in St. Louis. (more...)

Sally Struthers to Star in Cabrillo Music Theatre's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2011

The sun will come out in Thousand Oaks as Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly announces its brand-new production of the hit musical, ANNIE. (more...)

Sally Struthers to Star in ANNIE at Cabrillo Music Theatre; Full Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011

Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly announces its 2011-2012 SEASON, produced exclusively in the Kavli Theatre, at the Bank of America Performing Arts Center at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. (more...)

Performance Now Theatre Presents MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS Thru 10/16
by Michael Mulhern - Oct 11, 2011

Performance Now Theatre Company proudly presents Meet Me in St. Louis currently playing through October 16 at the Lakewood Cultural Center. Meet Me in St. Louis is a musical based on 'The Kensington Stories' by Sally Benson and the 1944 MGM motion picture Meet Me in St. Louis. It tells the story of an American family living in St. Louis at the time of the Louisiana Purchase Exposition World's Fair in 1904. Their love and respect for each other is tempered with the genuine humor that can only be generated by such a special family. Memorable musical numbers include The Boy Next Door, A Raving Beauty, The Trolley Song, Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas, and the title song, Meet Me in St. Louis. (more...)

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Colin Donnell, Betsy Wolfe & Elizabeth Stanley Set for Encores! MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2011

Celia Keenan-Bolger, Colin Donnell, Betsy Wolfe and Elizabeth Stanley have been cast in Stephen Sondheim's Merrily We Roll Along, the first New York City Center Encores! production of season. Merrily We Roll Along, with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim and book by George Furth, will be directed by James Lapine with music direction by Rob Berman and musical staging by Dan Knechtges. Merrily has been extended for a two-week run, and will play for 15 performances, February 8-19, 2012 at New York City Center, 55th Street between 6th and 7th Avenues. (more...)

Sally Struthers to Star in Cabrillo Music Theatre's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2011

The sun will come out in Thousand Oaks as Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly announces its brand-new production of the hit musical, ANNIE. (more...)

GYPSY to Close At the Egyptian Arena Stage in Hollywood 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2011

West Coast Ensemble's smash-hit critically-acclaimed production of GYPSY, with music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, book by Arthur Laurents, musical direction by Johanna Kent, choreography by John Todd and directed by Richard Israel, will close on Sunday, July 31 at the Theatre of Arts Arena Stage, 1625 N. Las Palmas Avenue in Hollywood. (more...)

Cabrillo Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Closes 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2011

The hills will be alive in Thousand Oaks as Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly announces its brand-new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC. THE SOUND OF MUSIC clsoes Sunday, July 31st, at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, located at 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

ANNIE Takes the Stage at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, 7/28-9/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2011

Annie, the irrepressible orphan of newspaper comics-fame who has been delighting audiences onstage since the 1970s, makes her return to Nashville's Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre this summer, running July 28-September 3, in a new production of Annie directed by Martha Wilkinson, with music direction by Jaclyn Brown and choreography by Bakari King. (more...)

Gene Weygandt, Susie McMonagle, et al. Set for Northlight's SNAPSHOTS
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2011

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, announces casting for the Chicago premiere of Snapshots, by Stephen Schwartz and David Stern, and Alan Ayckbourn's Season's Greetings. The Snapshots cast includes Gene Weygandt in his third production with Stephen Schwartz, following Wicked and Working; and Susie McMonagle, direct from the Billy Elliott National Tour. (more...)

Cabrillo Presents THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2011

The hills will be alive in Thousand Oaks as Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly announces its brand-new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC. (more...)

Authors Return To Village Theatre to Develop New Musical, CLOAKED 8/12-21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2011

Village Theatre announces the return of the new musical CLOAKED to the organization's nationally renowned new works program, Village Originals. CLOAKED is the first Village Theatre developmental production to be produced at the newly reconstructed First Stage Theatre, and it will run August 12-21, 2011-it is open to the public. (more...)

Patrick Cassidy Leads Reagle Music Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, 8/5-14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2011

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston concludes its 43rd consecutive summer season August 5-14 with one of the most inspiring true stories ever set to music, 'The Sound of Music.' Starring stage and screen idol Patrick Cassidy as Captain von Trapp and Broadway luminary Sarah Pfisterer as Maria, 'The Sound of Music' is being brought back by popular demand, voted by Reagle audiences as one of their all-time 'favorite things.' (more...)

New York Musical Theatre Festival Presents THE BIG BANK 9/27-10/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2011

This year's New York Musical Theatre Festival will host the New York premiere of The Big Bank, a timely musical about a bank that loves to foreclose, written by Daniel and Jacob Seligmann, directed by David Glenn Armstrong. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2011

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and La Vie Productions present the new musical THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE - a musical comedy about first loves, youthful obsession, and the search for miracles - with music, lyrics and book by Tom Megan and Jack Megan, directed by Gabriel Barre ('The Wild Party'), and featuring a cast that includes some of Broadway's biggest, little, stars including: Kyle Brenn ('West Side Story'), Alison Jaye Horowitz ('Mary Poppins,' 'Sunday in the Park with George'), Matthew Gumley ('Elf,' 'Beauty and the Beast'), Leah Greenhaus ('Shrek The Musical'), Rachel Resheff ('The People in the Picture,' 'Billy Elliot'), etc. THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE is presented as part of the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival and will play at The Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46th Street) in Manhattan beginning September 26 - with only 6 performances available. (more...)

TAKE ME AMERICA Plays Village Theatre's Mainstage 9/15-10/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2011

The new musical TAKE ME AMERICA follows seven desperate refugees seeking political asylum in the United States, and the three government agents who bear the responsibility of determining their fate. (more...)

Stages St. Louis Presents VICTOR/VICTORIA, 9/9-10/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2011

A woman pretending to be a man pretending to be a woman? The side-splitting musical comedy, Victor/Victoria opens September 9 at STAGES ST. LOUIS and continues through October 9 at the Robert G. Reim Theatre in Kirkwood. (more...)

Sally Struthers to Star in Cabrillo Music Theatre's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2011

The sun will come out in Thousand Oaks as Cabrillo Music Theatre proudly announces its brand-new production of the hit musical, ANNIE. (more...)

Third Street Theater Presents FALSETTOS, Previews 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2011

Third Street Theatre has announced its first production in L.A.'s newest 99-seat Equity Waiver house; the Tony award-winning musical FALSETTOS, with book by James Lapine and William Finn, music and lyrics by William Finn, choreography by John Todd, musical direction by Greg Nabours and directed by Richard Israel. (more...)

Authors Return To Village Theatre to Develop New Musical, CLOAKED 8/12-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2011

Village Theatre announces the return of the new musical CLOAKED to the organization's nationally renowned new works program, Village Originals. CLOAKED is the first Village Theatre developmental production to be produced at the newly reconstructed First Stage Theatre, and it will run August 12-21, 2011-it is open to the public. (more...)

Writers' Theatre Presents THE REAL THING 9/13-11/20
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2011

Writers' Theatre Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma announce the launch of Writers' 20th Anniversary Season with The Real Thing by Tom Stoppard, directed by Michael Halberstam. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NEW VOICES 11 from Contemporary Classics
by Jay Irwin - Aug 16, 2011

Last night the incredible talent from Contemporary Classics stepped up to the mic once more for the 11th installment of their wildly popular "New Voices" series, spotlighting new works from composers around the country. Some local composers and some abroad, some new-ish pieces and some brand spankin' new for this show, Host Brandon Ivie and Music director R.J. Tancioco gathered together some of the most obscenely talented performers in the area to blow the doors off ACT Theatre and there was not a door standing when they were done. (more...)

Patrick Cassidy Leads Reagle Music Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSIC, Closes 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2011

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston concludes its 43rd consecutive summer season on August 14 with the final performance of one of the most inspiring true stories ever set to music, 'The Sound of Music.' Starring stage and screen idol Patrick Cassidy as Captain von Trapp and Broadway luminary Sarah Pfisterer as Maria, 'The Sound of Music' is being brought back by popular demand, voted by Reagle audiences as one of their all-time 'favorite things.' (more...)

Authors Return To Village Theatre to Develop New Musical, CLOAKED 8/12-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2011

Village Theatre announces the return of the new musical CLOAKED to the organization's nationally renowned new works program, Village Originals. CLOAKED is the first Village Theatre developmental production to be produced at the newly reconstructed First Stage Theatre, and it will run August 12-21, 2011-it is open to the public. (more...)

Northlight Theatre Presents SNAPSHOTS 9/16-10/23
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

Northlight Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director BJ Jones and Executive Director Timothy J. Evans, opens its 37th season with the Chicago premiere of Snapshots: A Musical Scrapbook, music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by David Stern. (more...)

Kyle Brenn, Leah Greenhause, et al. Set for THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2011

The New York Musical Theatre Festival and La Vie Productions present the new musical THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE - a musical comedy about first loves, youthful obsession, and the search for miracles - with music, lyrics and book by Tom Megan and Jack Megan, directed by Gabriel Barre ('The Wild Party'), and featuring a cast that includes some of Broadway's biggest, little, stars including: Kyle Brenn ('West Side Story'), Alison Jaye Horowitz ('Mary Poppins,' 'Sunday in the Park with George'), Matthew Gumley ('Elf,' 'Beauty and the Beast'), Leah Greenhaus ('Shrek The Musical'), Rachel Resheff ('The People in the Picture,' 'Billy Elliot'), etc. THE KID WHO WOULD BE POPE is presented as part of the 2011 New York Musical Theatre Festival and will play at The Theatre at St. Clements (423 West 46th Street) in Manhattan beginning September 26 - with only 6 performances available. (more...)

Bay Street Theatre Announces Their Summer Music Camp
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2011

Bay Street Theatre is pleased to announce the ever popular MUSIC THEATRE CAMPS are returning August 1-5 and 8-12; 1:30-4 pm daily. (more...)

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