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by Gabrielle Sierra - May 14, 2009
The Whiting is proud to announce its incredible 2009-10 season line-up! Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a variety of performances from Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Hairspray, Avenue Q and Cirque Dreams Illumination to Tracy Lawrence, Sinbad and Kenny Wayne Shepherd.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2009
Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater, has announced that Kyrian Friedenberg, the ten-year old singer, violinist and actor most recently seen in Gypsy with Patty LuPone on Broadway, has been cast as Charlie Bucket in ALT's upcoming workshop and reading of The Golden Ticket, a new opera based on Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Speaking of the young performer, Edelson said that 'Kyrian has a wonderful voice, is incredibly musical, and has charisma that is truly contagious. After hearing him sing Charlie's first act Aria from The Golden Ticket, I had no doubt that he was the right boy to bring Roald Dahl's classic character to life in our upcoming workshop.'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2009
Passion, piety, and the enticement of power sparks a once in a lifetime historic event. Based on the enduring account of a young scholar's rise to the papacy, and brought to life by the original producer of HAIR on Broadway, this musical extravaganza unleashes one of the most controversial stories in the history of mankind. A cast of 26 professionals, an award winning team, and live music create this stunning premiere, for a limited run at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 19, 2009
Two longtime veterans of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera will be headlining a star-studded Benefit Evening, MASQUERADE: ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER'S GREATEST HITS, on Saturday, April 18, at the Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Road, in Morristown, NJ.
by Eddie Varley - Mar 16, 2009
Two longtime veterans of Broadway's The Phantom of the Opera will be headlining a star-studded Benefit Evening, MASQUERADE: ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER'S GREATEST HITS, on Saturday, April 18, at the Bickford Theatre, 6 Normandy Heights Road, in Morristown, NJ.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Mar 16, 2009
Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater, has announced that Kyrian Friedenberg, the ten-year old singer, violinist and actor most recently seen in Gypsy with Patty LuPone on Broadway, has been cast as Charlie Bucket in ALT's upcoming workshop and reading of The Golden Ticket, a new opera based on Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. Speaking of the young performer, Edelson said that 'Kyrian has a wonderful voice, is incredibly musical, and has charisma that is truly contagious. After hearing him sing Charlie's first act Aria from The Golden Ticket, I had no doubt that he was the right boy to bring Roald Dahl's classic character to life in our upcoming workshop.'
by Robert Diamond - Mar 1, 2009
Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge will hold auditions for the Gilbert & Sullivan musical, The Mikado, on April 13th and 14th from 530-9pm at the Bainbridge Commons. All parts are open.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 4, 2009
The smash hit Off-Broadway musical,' Dames at Sea opens the Saint Michael's Playhouse summer 2009 season Tuesday, June 16, and runs through June 27, starring Broadway musical talent top to bottom. Tickets for the show are discounted 20% through the run of the show if bought as part of a four-play season subscription. Performances of 'Dames' are Tuesday, June 16 through Saturday, June 20, at 8 p.m. each evening and Saturday, June 20, and Saturday, June 27, at 2 p.m., on the stage of the McCarthy Arts Center on the campus of Saint Michael's College.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2009
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will conclude its 30th Anniversary mainstage season with the New York premiere of VANITIES, a new musical written by Jack Heifner, featuring music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, directed by Judith Ivey.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2009
The Covina Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce Larry Watts as director for the upcoming summer production of the Broadway hit Godspell. The show will run from June 26 until August 2.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2009
Gerard Alessandrini (creator, writer and director) and Philip George (director) will bring their multi-award winning satirical musical, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, for a limited run only at the Menier Chocolate Factory from 25 June to 13 September, with press night on 02 July. The show, which last month wrapped up its record-breaking 27-year run in New York makes its first visit to London in 10 years.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 25, 2009
After 17 years, Tony n' Tina are heading on their honeymoon. The Route 66 Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL, in its first major production since its Broadway run in 2006.
by Reynard Loki - Jun 22, 2009
The course of true love never did run smooth, Lysander tells his distraught lover Hermia at the beginning of A Midsummer Night?s Dream. Mischief, mayhem, moonbeams, and magic potions abound as four young Athenian lovers encounter more than they imagined possible in one of Shakespeare?s best known romantic comedies.
by Eddie Varley - Jun 10, 2009
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will conclude its 30th Anniversary mainstage season with the New York premiere of VANITIES, a new musical written by Jack Heifner, featuring music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, directed by Judith Ivey. With musical staging by Dan Knechtges, VANITIES will feature Lauren Kennedy, Sarah Stiles, and Anneliese van der Pol and will begin preview performances on Thursday, July 2. Opening night is Thursday, July 16 at 6:30pm
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jun 1, 2009
The Whiting is proud to announce its incredible 2009-10 season line-up! Get ready for a season of excitement as The Whiting presents a variety of performances from Disney's Beauty and the Beast, Hairspray, Avenue Q and Cirque Dreams Illumination to Tracy Lawrence, Sinbad and Kenny Wayne Shepherd
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2009
The course of true love never did run smooth, Lysander tells his distraught lover Hermia at the beginning of A Midsummer Night?s Dream. Mischief, mayhem, moonbeams, and magic potions abound as four young Athenian lovers encounter more than they imagined possible in one of Shakespeare?s best known romantic comedies.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 6, 2009
Monty Python will celebrate its Ruby Jubilee later this year on stage, in print and on television in London, Hollywood and in New York. As well as performances of An Evening with Without Monty Python at the Ricardo Montalbán Theatre (23 September - 4 October) and at the Town Hall New York (6 - 10 October), the publication of a new book, Monty Python Live! and a new 6 part documentary series - Monty Python: Almost the Truth (The Lawyer's Cut) scheduled for transmission on October, London will host, for one night only on Friday 23 October 2009, the European premiere of Eric Idle and John Du Prez's Not The Messiah at the Royal Albert Hall.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 30, 2009
Act I will stage its production of The Mikado on August 7th through the 22nd at the Darkhorse Theatre located at 1410 Charlotte Ave. The cast features Whitney Rose Cone as Yum-Yum, James Rudolph as Ko-Ko, Daniel Sadler as Nanki-Po, and under the direction of Bob Fish, production director.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 30, 2009
Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Artistic Director, Mark W. Jones-Executive Director) is proud to announce the opening of the theater's 71st season with Little House on the Prairie - The Musical.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 27, 2009
The hit rock musical comedy that entertained sold-out houses in L.A. for over four months arrives in San Diego this September. Get ready for the Divas of Domesticity! Corinne Dekker, Jamey Hood and Jayme Lake ('Megawatt performances' - Coast to Coast Newspapers) reprise their roles as The Housewives, three young homemakers who form a band for their PTA talent show - then go on to become bigger than Brillo with their hilarious brand of 'domestic' rock 'n roll. The limited 4-week engagement opens September 4 at the Tenth Avenue Theatre in San Diego.
by Reynard Loki - Jul 27, 2009
New York City Center?s 2009-10 season begins on September 22 with the sixth annual Fall for Dance Festival, featuring 20 companies in 10 nights of dance for only $10 per ticket. The season also includes the third season of acclaimed choreographer Christopher Wheeldon?s dance company Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company and premieres by resident companies Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and the Paul Taylor Dance Company. The New York Flamenco Festival will celebrate its 10 anniversary year with mesmerizing performances with renowned dancers and musicians direct from Andalusia, Spain, and visiting companies will include the U.S. debut of Corella Ballet Castilla Y León, choreographer Angel Corella?s acclaimed company, based in Spain; Tanguera ?The Tango Musical; and Companhia de Dança Deborah Colker.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2009
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will conclude its 30th Anniversary mainstage season with the New York premiere of VANITIES, a new musical written by Jack Heifner, featuring music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, directed by Judith Ivey. With musical staging by Dan Knechtges, VANITIES will feature Lauren Kennedy, Sarah Stiles, and Anneliese van der Pol and will begin preview performances on Thursday, July 2. Opening night is Thursday, July 16 at 6:30pm
by Eddie Varley - Jul 16, 2009
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will conclude its 30th Anniversary mainstage season with the New York premiere of VANITIES, a new musical written by Jack Heifner, featuring music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, directed by Judith Ivey. With musical staging by Dan Knechtges, VANITIES will feature Lauren Kennedy, Sarah Stiles, and Anneliese van der Pol and will begin preview performances on Thursday, July 2. Opening night is Thursday, July 16 at 6:30pm
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 14, 2009
Act I will stage its production of The Mikado on August 7th through the 22nd at the Darkhorse Theatre located at 1410 Charlotte Ave. The cast features Whitney Rose Cone as Yum-Yum, James Rudolph as Ko-Ko, Daniel Sadler as Nanki-Po, and under the direction of Bob Fish, production director.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Feb 26, 2009
New Repertory Theatre announces its 2009-2010 season, the inaugural season for new Artistic Director Kate Warner. The new season will present five plays on its Mainstage in the Charles Mosesian Theater; two plays in its Downstage @ New Rep series in the Black Box Theater; and two holiday offerings.
by Eddie Varley - Feb 25, 2009
Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director of ALT, has announced that the company has commissioned The Golden Ticket, a new opera based on Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In his announcement, Edelson explained that all of Dahl's beloved characters find a unique voice in this exciting new opera. 'If thoughts of Augustus Gloop being swept away in the Chocolate River, Violet Beauregarde inflating like a giant blueberry, Mike Teavee being demagnified into the tele-dimension, and Veruca Salt being thrown down the rubbish shoot by a gang of nut-inspecting squirrels sound like your idea of a fun night at the opera - or better yet, unlike any night at the opera or theater you've ever experienced - The Golden Ticket is....just the ticket!'
by Gabrielle Sierra - Feb 10, 2009
Passion, piety, and the enticement of power sparks a once in a lifetime historic event. Based on the enduring account of a young scholar's rise to the papacy, and brought to life by the original producer of HAIR on Broadway, this musical extravaganza unleashes one of the most controversial stories in the history of mankind. A cast of 26 professionals, an award winning team, and live music create this stunning premiere, for a limited run at the Stella Adler Theatre in Hollywood.
by Robert Diamond - Aug 9, 2009
America?s foremost Gilbert & Sullivan repertory ensemble, the New York Gilbert & Sullivan Players, proudly announces their triumphant return to New York?s historic City Center (West 55th Street, between 6th and 7th Avenues). The new season, set to kick off January 8th, will feature fully staged productions of H.M.S. Pinafore, The Mikado, The Pirates of Penzance, and an all-new production of Ruddigore. Free Kids Night is scheduled for January 12th (7PM)!
by Charlie Piane - Aug 9, 2009
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will conclude its 30th Anniversary mainstage season with the New York premiere of VANITIES, a new musical written by Jack Heifner, featuring music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, directed by Judith Ivey. With musical staging by Dan Knechtges, VANITIES will feature Lauren Kennedy, Sarah Stiles, and Anneliese van der Pol and will begin preview performances on Thursday, July 2. Opening night is Thursday, July 16 at 6:30pm
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 9, 2009
History tells us that London was caught up in some sort of Japanese fervor in 1885 when Gilbert and Sullivan debuted their newest comic opera, The Mikado or The Town of Titipu at the Savoy Theatre. And now, 124 years later, Nashville theatre-goers may find themselves in a similar state, thanks to a superior production of the entertaining work, which bows as the first show in the 20th anniversary season from ACT 1, one of Tennessee's best community theatre groups.
by Eddie Varley - Aug 8, 2009
After 17 years, Tony n' Tina are heading on their honeymoon. The Route 66 Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL, in its first major production since its Broadway run in 2006.
by - Aug 7, 2009
After 17 years, Tony n' Tina are heading on their honeymoon. The Route 66 Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL, in its first major production since its Broadway run in 2006.
by - Aug 7, 2009
Act I will stage its production of The Mikado on August 7th through the 22nd at the Darkhorse Theatre located at 1410 Charlotte Ave. The cast features Whitney Rose Cone as Yum-Yum, James Rudolph as Ko-Ko, Daniel Sadler as Nanki-Po, and under the direction of Bob Fish, production director.
by - Aug 7, 2009
Act I will stage its production of The Mikado on August 7th through the 22nd at the Darkhorse Theatre located at 1410 Charlotte Ave. The cast features Whitney Rose Cone as Yum-Yum, James Rudolph as Ko-Ko, Daniel Sadler as Nanki-Po, and under the direction of Bob Fish, production director.
by Charlie Piane - Aug 21, 2009
New musical VANITIES will receive an original cast album. The three-woman cast of the show, which recently performed its New York premiere Off-Broadway at Second Stage Theatre, is in the studio today recording the album for Sh-K-Boom Records.
by Charlie Piane - Aug 21, 2009
Celebration Theatre in association with Calvin Remsberg presents the second show of their 2009-2010 season, the American premiere of FUCKING MEN. FUCKING MEN is written by Joe DiPietro and will be directed by Calvin Remsberg. FUCKING MEN will preview on Wednesday, September 9 and Thursday, September 10 at 8pm and open on Friday, September 11 and run through Sunday, October 25 at Celebration Theatre, 7051B Santa Monica Blvd. in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2009
After 17 years, Tony n' Tina are heading on their honeymoon. The Route 66 Theatre Company will present the Chicago premiere of HIGH FIDELITY...THE MUSICAL, in its first major production since its Broadway run in 2006.
by Charlie Piane - Aug 14, 2009
Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto today announced the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of Sammy, a new musical based on the life of Sammy Davis, Jr. with book, music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, and additional songs by Bricusse and Anthony Newley. Directed by Keith Glover with choreography by Keith Young and music supervision by Ian Fraser, Sammy will run in the Old Globe Theatre Sept. 19 - Nov. 8. Previews run from Sept. 19 - Oct. 1. Opening night is Oct. 2 at 8:00 p.m.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Aug 12, 2009
Drury Lane Theatre Oakbrook Terrace, 100 Drury Lane, known for producing acclaimed, innovative and classic musicals, announces its exciting 2010 season, featuring five smash hit productions. Following a successful 2009 season, Drury Lane Oakbrook has given five well known and highly creative theatrical directors the ability to choose their favorite Broadway musicals, and has given them the license to go beyond the expected and introduce audiences to their vision.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Apr 9, 2009
Zakiya Young Mizen, currently making her Broadway debut in 'The Little Mermaid,' will perform 'Faith, Hope & Love' presented by Lee Summers' Just A Piano SM Concert Series. Taking place at The Triad on April 27, 2009 at 9:30 p.m., this evening of soul-stirring melodies performed purely to piano accompaniment will be an opportunity to see one of Broadway's brightest up-close and personal.
by Charlie Piane - Apr 9, 2009
Country music star, CMA Winner, ACM Winner and four-time Grammy Nominee Joe Nichols has been offered the role made famous by George Strait in the Broadway production of the hit movie, Pure Country. According to producer Randall L. Wreghitt, the musical is in the process of securing the remainder of its financing and casting, and plans to open in early 2010.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2009
Lawrence Edelson, Producing Artistic Director of ALT, has announced that the company has commissioned The Golden Ticket, a new opera based on Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. In his announcement, Edelson explained that all of Dahl's beloved characters find a unique voice in this exciting new opera. 'If thoughts of Augustus Gloop being swept away in the Chocolate River, Violet Beauregarde inflating like a giant blueberry, Mike Teavee being demagnified into the tele-dimension, and Veruca Salt being thrown down the rubbish shoot by a gang of nut-inspecting squirrels sound like your idea of a fun night at the opera - or better yet, unlike any night at the opera or theater you've ever experienced - The Golden Ticket is....just the ticket!'
by Gabrielle Sierra - Apr 30, 2009
The Covina Center for the Performing Arts is proud to announce Larry Watts as director for the upcoming summer production of the Broadway hit Godspell. The show will run from June 26 until August 2.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Apr 28, 2009
Gerard Alessandrini (creator, writer and director) and Philip George (director) will bring their multi-award winning satirical musical, FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, for a limited run only at the Menier Chocolate Factory from 25 June to 13 September, with press night on 02 July. The show, which last month wrapped up its record-breaking 27-year run in New York makes its first visit to London in 10 years.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2009
Zakiya Young Mizen, currently making her Broadway debut in 'The Little Mermaid,' will perform 'Faith, Hope & Love' presented by Lee Summers' Just A Piano SM Concert Series. Taking place at The Triad on April 27, 2009 at 9:30 p.m., this evening of soul-stirring melodies performed purely to piano accompaniment will be an opportunity to see one of Broadway's brightest up-close and personal.
by Eddie Varley - Apr 17, 2009
Gerard Alessandrini (creator, writer and director) and Philip George (director) will bring their multi-award winning satirical musical, Forbidden Broadway, for a limited run only at the Menier Chocolate Factory from 25 June to 13 September, with press night on 02 July. Tickets go on sale today. The show, which last month wrapped up its record-breaking 27-year run in New York makes its first visit to London in 10 years.
by Eddie Varley - Apr 15, 2009
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will conclude its 30th Anniversary mainstage season with the New York premiere of VANITIES, a new musical written by Jack Heifner, featuring music and lyrics by David Kirshenbaum, directed by Judith Ivey.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2009
Ovation! Musical Theatre Bainbridge will hold auditions for the Gilbert & Sullivan musical, The Mikado, on April 13th and 14th from 530-9pm at the Bainbridge Commons. All parts are open.