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by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2014
The Irish Repertory Theatre presents Meet Me At The Square, a special benefit concert that celebrates the institution's magical musical highlights from the past 26 seasons. The concert will be held tonight, September 4th at 7:30 pm at The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Meet Me At The Square will be the final performance in the space before the theatre begins its renovation.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2015
Bristol Riverside Theatre opens its 2015-2016 season with the classic romantic comedy Bus Stop by Pulitzer Prize-winner William Inge, running tonight, September 29-October 18.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2014
The Irish Repertory Theatre presents Meet Me At The Square, a special benefit concert that celebrates the institution's magical musical highlights from the past 26 seasons. The concert will be held on Thursday, September 4th at 7:30 pm at The Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). Meet Me At The Square will be the final performance in the space before the theatre begins its renovation.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013
The St. Louis County Library Foundation is pleased to present award-winning KMOX talk show host Charlie Brennan for a discussion and signing of his new book 'Amazing St. Louis: 250 Years of Great Tales and Curiosities' on Thursday, November 7 at 7:00 p.m. at Library Headquarters, 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd. The program is free and open to the public. Books will be available for purchase at the event from Reedy Press.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013
Irish Repertory Theatre will continue its current season with a revival of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play, adapted by Anthony E. Palermo from the screenplay by Francis Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra and Jo Swerling. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play premiered last year at the Irish Repertory Theatre with a production directed by Charlotte Moore (JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK, DANCING AT LUGHNASA). Once again directed by Ms. Moore, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play will begin previews on Wednesday, December 4th and will play through Sunday, December 29th in The Irish Repertory Theatre's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The official press opening is Tuesday, December 10th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2013
The Irish Repertory Theatre continues the eighth season of its Reading Series with Ray Sipherd's play Mathew Brady Presents on Friday, October 25 at 3 p.m. at the Irish Repertory Theatre's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 W. 22nd Street). Mathew Brady Presents will be directed by Kevin McGuire. The reading is free and open to the public. An RSVP to the Irish Repertory Theatre Box Office at (212) 727-2737 is suggested.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014
Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre has announced the cast for this season's annual holiday offering. Tony Award winner Alice Ripley will lead the cast of the New York premiere of A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, a musical based on the classic Truman Capote short story.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014
VH Theatrical Development Foundation proudly announces the Off-Broadway premiere of THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN, a new play by acclaimed author Laura Pedersen, directed by Ludovica Villar-Hauser. THE BRIGHTNESS OF HEAVEN will be performed tonight, October 16th through Sunday, December 14th at the Cherry Lane Studio Theatre (38 Commerce Street, Manhattan). The Press Opening is Sunday, October 26th, 2014 at 3PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2013
UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will present a one-night-only concert of Caesar's Wife featuring the world premiere of an original score written circa 1969 by Tony Award nominee Carolyn Leigh (Peter Pan, Little Me, Gatsby) and Grammy Award nominee Lee Pockriss (Gatsby, Ernest in Love). Conceived and directed by Ben West (The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad), this new behind-the-scenes look at the unfinished musical will play Peter Norton Symphony Space on Monday, November 18 at 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2013
Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre proudly announced the extension of its critically-acclaimed revival of Sean O'Casey's JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK, directed by Irish Rep Artistic Director Charlotte Moore. With a cast that features, among others, J. Smith-Cameron as Juno Boyle, Ciaran O'Reilly as 'Captain' Jack Boyle, and John Keating as Joxer Daly, JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK will now be performed through Sunday, December 29th on the Francis J. Greenburger Mainstage of the Irish Repertory Theatre (132 West 22nd Street).
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 30, 2014
Preview one of the standout songs from A CHRISTMAS MEMORY starring Alice Ripley!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015
The John W. Engeman Theater announces the cast and creative team for MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET, THE MUSICAL. Performances begin on Thursday, November 19, 2015 at 8:00pm and run through January 3, 2016.
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 29, 2014
Onstage and backstage at A CHRISTMAS MEMORY starring Alice Ripley!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014
Off-Broadway's award-winning Irish Repertory Theatre presents this season's annual holiday offering. Tony Award winner Alice Ripley will lead the cast of the New York premiere of A CHRISTMAS MEMORY, a musical based on the classic Truman Capote short story.
by Pat Cerasaro - Nov 25, 2014
Alice Ripley prepares A CHRISTMAS MEMORY!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014
WICKED will welcome new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre beginning Tuesday, December 16. CAROLINE BOWMAN (Kinky Boots, Eva in the Broadway revival tour of Evita) will step into the role of Elphaba, and KARA LINDSAY (original cast of Broadway's Newsies) will assume the role of Glinda, directly from playing the role on national tour.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2015
The Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announces its first production of 2016, THE BURIAL AT THEBES written by Irish Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney, based on Sophocles' Antigone.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2015
The John W. Engeman Theater presents MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET, THE MUSICAL. Performances begin tonight, November 19, 2015 at 8:00pm and run through January 3, 2016.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2013
Abingdon Theatre Company presents a staged reading of a dynamic and evocative new adaptation of the Charles Dickens classic GREAT EXPECTATIONS, adapted for the stage and directed by Donald Brenner, on Monday, December 9 at 7pm at the June Havoc Theatre (312 West 36th Street) in Manhattan.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013
UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) will present a one-night-only concert of Caesar's Wife featuring the world premiere of an original score written circa 1969 by Tony Award nominee Carolyn Leigh (Peter Pan, Little Me, Gatsby) and Grammy Award nominee Lee Pockriss (Gatsby, Ernest in Love). Conceived and directed by Ben West (The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad), this new behind-the-scenes look at the unfinished musical will play Peter Norton Symphony Space today, November 18 at 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2013
Theater Resources Unlimited welcomes funny ladies Nancy Opel, Nancy Ringham, Mary Testa and Kristine Zbornik to the 2013 TRU Love Benefit: Honoring Friendship, Remembering Friends today, November 17, 2013 at 12 noon.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2013
Jonathan Burke (A Christmas Story), Amy Hohn (November), Chris LeBeau, Kilty Reidy (The Drowsy Chaperone) and Cary Shields (Taboo, Rent) have joined the cast of UnsungMusicalsCo.'s (UMC) concert presentation of Caesar's Wife.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2013
Theater Resources Unlimited welcomes funny ladies Nancy Opel, Nancy Ringham, Mary Testa and Kristine Zbornik to the 2013 TRU Love Benefit: Honoring Friendship, Remembering Friends on Sunday, November 17, 2013 at 12 noon.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014
The Muny has announced the principle casting for its fourth show of its 96th season, The Addams Family, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Vince Pesce, with musical direction by Ben Whiteley. The Addams Family is sponsored by Missouri Lottery.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014
Fresh off its recent Tchaikovsky production at BAM Fisher, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents another fully staged theatrical concert interweaving drama and music about one of the most famous trials of the 19th century. Delivered by a top-caliber cast in an intimate setting, The Trial of Oscar Wilde focuses on the tragic shackling, public scrutiny, and subsequent imprisonment of the homosexual playwright/writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900). A script based on Wilde's correspondence, plays, and short stories (performed by Broadway's Michael Halling as Oscar Wilde and esteemed Robert Ian Mackenzie as Lord Queensbury) provides a dramatic backdrop for chamber music by French and English composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries including Chausson's masterful Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet, and works by Satie, Elgar, Faure and Franck in performances by the dynamic Amphion String Quartet, violinist Susie Park, pianist Max Barros and a romping barbershop quartet.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2014
Irish Repertory Theatre presents THE SPECTACULAR SONGS OF LERNER AND LOEWE, this season's Benefit Gala production, on Monday, June 9th at 7 PM at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014
UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) has announced complete casting for Unsung Carolyn Leigh, a special concert produced for Lincoln Center's American Songbook at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse on Saturday, April 5 at 8 PM. The evening, showcasing songs by the Tony- and Grammy-nominated lyricist of Peter Pan, Little Me and How Now Dow Jones, is created and directed by Ben West (The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad, Make Mine Manhattan).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016
A production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre to commemorate the centenary of Dublin's Easter Rising of 1916, Margaretta D'Arcy and John Arden's epic retelling of the life story of Easter Rising leader James Connolly, The Non-Stop Connolly Show runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings from Monday, 4 April 2016 (Press Night: Monday, 4 April 2016 at 7.00pm), culminating in two all-day 'come and go as you please' performances of the entire play cycle on the anniversary of the Easter Rising itself - Saturday, 23 April and Sunday, 24 April.
by Meet the Cast - Mar 24, 2016
With direction by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie and choreography by Josh Rhodes, BRIGHT STAR began performances on February 25th and opens officially tonight, March 24th, 2016 at at the Cort Theatre (138 West 48th Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the company!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2016
A production commissioned by the Finborough Theatre to commemorate the centenary of Dublin's Easter Rising of 1916, Margaretta D'Arcy and John Arden's epic retelling of the life story of Easter Rising leader James Connolly, The Non-Stop Connolly Show runs at the Finborough Theatre, playing Sunday and Monday evenings from Monday, 4 April 2016 (Press Night: Monday, 4 April 2016 at 7.00pm), culminating in two all-day 'come and go as you please' performances of the entire play cycle on the anniversary of the Easter Rising itself - Saturday, 23 April and Sunday, 24 April.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2014
Fresh off its recent Tchaikovsky production at BAM Fisher, the Ensemble of the Romantic Century (ERC) presents another fully staged theatrical concert interweaving drama and music about one of the most famous trials of the 19th century. Delivered by a top-caliber cast in an intimate setting, The Trial of Oscar Wilde focuses on the tragic shackling, public scrutiny, and subsequent imprisonment of the homosexual playwright/writer Oscar Wilde (1854-1900). A script based on Wilde's correspondence, plays, and short stories (performed by Broadway's Michael Halling as Oscar Wilde and esteemed Robert Ian Mackenzie as Lord Queensbury) provides a dramatic backdrop for chamber music by French and English composers from the late 19th and early 20th centuries including Chausson's masterful Concerto for violin, piano and string quartet, and works by Satie, Elgar, Faure and Franck in performances by the dynamic Amphion String Quartet, violinist Susie Park, pianist Max Barros and a romping barbershop quartet.
by Adrienne Onofri - Jun 17, 2014
Actors read from works by James Joyce at a breakfast event commemorating the day 'Ulysses' takes place.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2014
The Muny presents the fourth show of its 96th season, The Addams Family, directed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, choreographed by Vince Pesce, with musical direction by Ben Whiteley. The show begins tonight, July 14 and runs through July 20, 2014.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015
TACT/The Actors Company Theatre is pleased to announce the cast and creative team for Abundance, the 1990 play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart). An epic tale of friendship set against the backdrop of the sweeping American West, Abundance will be directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, who directed last season's production of William Inge's Natural Affection. Performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Opening night is set forSunday, March 1 at 6:00pm. Performances will continue through March 28, 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016
Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series (RRS) returns this season with an outstanding lineup of classic and forgotten Broadway gems, beginning with Pal Joey on Sunday, January 24, 7pm at the University Theatre at California State University, Long Beach (off 7th Street between East and West Campus Drive, Parking Lot 7).
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 17, 2015
Broadwayworld.com interviewed Charlotte Moore, the Artistic Director and co-Founder of New York City's highly acclaimed Irish Repertory Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014
UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) just announced its 2014 season, which will launch on April 5 at 8pm with Unsung Carolyn Leigh, a special evening produced forLincoln Center's American Songbook at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse. Starring Obie Award winner Donna Bullock (Ragtime, A Class Act), Rachel de Benedet(Catch Me if You Can), Drew Gehling (Jersey Boys, On a Clear Day), Autumn Hurlbert (Legally Blonde), Drama Desk nominee Jenny Powers (Donnybrook!,Happiness), Megan Sikora (Curtains) and Max von Essen (Evita), the concert, showcasing songs by the Tony- and Grammy-nominated lyricist of Peter Pan and Little Me, is created and directed by Ben West (The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad, Make Mine Manhattan). Tickets, priced $30-$50, are now on sale.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Musical Theatre West (MTW) brings to the stage Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, February 13 - March 1, 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015
TACT/The Actors Company Theatre presents Abundance, the 1990 play by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Beth Henley (Crimes of the Heart). An epic tale of friendship set against the backdrop of the sweeping American West, Abundance will be directed by TACT Co-Artistic Director Jenn Thompson, who directed last season's production of William Inge's Natural Affection. Performances begin at Theatre Row's Beckett Theatre (410 West 42nd Street - between 9th & 10th Avenues) tonight, February 17, 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015
Just in time for Valentine's Day, Musical Theatre West (MTW) brings to the stage Rodgers & Hammerstein's South Pacific, tonight, February 13 - March 1, 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ Yale, Harvard Law, 4- term St. Louis School Board member, and Candidate for US Congress in Missouri's 1st District in 2016, Bill Haas, Releases Debut Novel, Pink Collar Blue: A Story of Love and Politics.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013
Irish Repertory Theatre will continue its current season with a revival of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play, adapted by Anthony E. Palermo from the screenplay by Francis Goodrich, Albert Hackett, Frank Capra and Jo Swerling. IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play premiered last year at the Irish Repertory Theatre with a production directed by Charlotte Moore (JUNO AND THE PAYCOCK, DANCING AT LUGHNASA). Once again directed by Ms. Moore, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE, The 1946 Live Radio Play will begin previews today, December 4th and will play through Sunday, December 29th in The Irish Repertory Theatre's W. Scott McLucas Studio Theatre (132 West 22nd Street). The official press opening is Tuesday, December 10th.
by Pat Cerasaro - Dec 30, 2014
Get a backstage look at A CHRISTMAS MEMORY starring Alice Ripley!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2015
Musical Theatre West's (MTW) Reiner Staged Reading Series returns in 2016 with four one-night only performances of classic and forgotten Broadway gems, including Pal Joey (January 24, 2016); On the Twentieth Century (May 16, 2016); Donnybrook! (June 12, 2016); and Li'l Abner (August 28, 2016).  All performances take place at the University Theatre at California State University, Long Beach (off 7th Street between East and West Campus Drive, Parking Lot 7). 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014
WICKED welcomes new cast members to the Gershwin Theatre beginning tonight, December 16. CAROLINE BOWMAN (Kinky Boots, Eva in the Broadway revival tour of Evita) will step into the role of Elphaba, and KARA LINDSAY (original cast of Broadway's Newsies) will assume the role of Glinda, directly from playing the role on national tour.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2015
The Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) presents its first production of 2016, THE BURIAL AT THEBES written by Irish Nobel Laureate Seamus Heaney, based on Sophocles' Antigone.  Directed by Charlotte Moore, THE BURIAL AT THEBES will now star two-time Emmy Award-winner and Tony nominee Larry Bryggman (Proof, Picnic, "As the World Turns") as Creon, The King of Thebes (who replaces the previously announced John Cullum), and Rebekah Brockman (seen as Nettie on the acclaimed Cinemax series "The Knick") as Antigone.  THE BURIAL AT THEBES will be performed Thursday, January 14 - Sunday, March 6, 2016. Opening Night is scheduled for Sunday, January 24, 2016.  Tickets are on sale now through the Irish Rep box office at 212-727-2737 or online at www.irishrep.org.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2015
Bristol Riverside Theatre opens its 2015-2016 season with the classic romantic comedy Bus Stop by Pulitzer Prize-winner William Inge, running September 29-October 18.  Directed by Susan D. Atkinson, the ensemble cast features Broadway veteran Mark Jacoby joined by Mike Boland, Linda Elizabeth, Barbara McCullough, Bruce Sabath, David Sitler, Grant Struble, and Jessica Wagner.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014
UnsungMusicalsCo. (UMC) has announced complete casting for Unsung Carolyn Leigh, a special concert produced for Lincoln Center's American Songbook at the Stanley H. Kaplan Penthouse tonight, April 5 at 8 PM. The evening, showcasing songs by the Tony- and Grammy-nominated lyricist of Peter Pan, Little Me and How Now Dow Jones, is created and directed by Ben West (The Fig Leaves Are Falling, At Home Abroad, Make Mine Manhattan).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014
Irish Repertory Theatre (Charlotte Moore, Artistic Director, and Ciaran O'Reilly, Producing Director) announces its Annual Benefit Gala, THE SPECTACULAR SONGS OF LERNER AND LOWE, a one-night-only celebration of one of Broadway's most beloved musical duos, featuring songs from hit shows such as MY FAIR LADY, GIGI, CAMLEOT, PAINT YOUR WAGON, and BRIGADOON performed by a galaxy of Broadway stars. THE SPECTACULAR SONGS OF LERNER AND LOWE, written and directed by Charlotte Moore, will take place on Monday, June 9th at 7 PM at Broadway's Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016
BroadwayWorld is excited to report that The Muny has announced a star-stuffed first round of principal cast members for its spectacular 98th season!