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by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2011
BASE Entertainment (Co-CEO's Scott Zeiger and Brian Becker) announced that DINER, a new musical inspired by the critically acclaimed 1982 film, will come to Broadway in the fall of 2012. With a book by Academy Award and Emmy Award winner Barry Levinson and music & lyrics by Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow, DINER will be directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. DINER marks the Broadway debut of both Barry Levinson and Sheryl Crow. Prior to its Broadway bow, DINER will play a limited out of town engagement in a city TBD in the summer of 2012. Design team and casting will be announced at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2011
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston is once again presenting Broadway veterans Kirby and Beverly Ward in the original musical revue, 'Say It with Music,' a non-stop song-and-dance salute to the genius of composer Irving Berlin.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2011
ARLA Productions & Rosalind Productions will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Alan Lester Brooks' A Splintered Soul.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2011
ARLA Productions & Rosalind Productions will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Alan Lester Brooks' A Splintered Soul.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2011
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston is once again presenting Broadway veterans Kirby and Beverly Ward in the original musical revue, 'Say It with Music,' a non-stop song-and-dance salute to the genius of composer Irving Berlin.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2011
Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston is once again presenting Broadway veterans Kirby and Beverly Ward in the original musical revue, 'Say It with Music,' a non-stop song-and-dance salute to the genius of composer Irving Berlin.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2010
FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed "Best of New York" by New York Magazine, and "an invaluable New York institution" by The New York Post, continues its Fall 2010 season with the return of HOWARD McGILLIN - record breaking star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera - on Sunday, December 5 and Monday, December 6.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011
Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011
Nominations in 26 competitive categories for the American Theatre Wing's 65th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were announced May 3, 2011 by Tony Award winning actor Matthew Broderick and Tony Award winning actress Anika Noni Rose, at the Tony Award Nominations Announcement sponsored by IBM.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2012
Producers Scott Landis and Philip Morgaman have announced that EVER AFTER, a new musical based on the 20th Century Fox Film, will open on Broadway in the 2013-2014 season following a pre-Broadway engagement to be announced. The production will be directed and choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall. EVER AFTER features music by Zina Goldrich and book & lyrics by Marcy Heisler, who recently won the 2012 Kleban Prize for Musical Theatre for most promising musical theatre lyricist. The music director is Mary-Mitchell Campbell.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2011
Transport Group Theatre Company, the winner of a special Drama Desk Award and two OBIE Awards, has announced casting and dates for the New York premiere of Lysistrata Jones, a new musical with a book by Douglas Carter Beane; music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn; directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges.
by BWW - May 1, 2012
'I'm so excited for the show! 10 nominations is a really nice round number. My husband and I were watching NY1 this morning and simultaneously trying to get our twins out the door to go to music class. So, we were wrangling them and watching the nominations at the same time. My husband Scott Landis is a producer for NICE WORK and for VENUS IN FUR so we were especially thrilled. We're a quadruple nomination household! The cast is performing on David Letterman on Thursday so we have a rehearsal for that. I'm thrilled that i'll get to see them!'
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2011
The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fifth and final production of its 36th season, the classy, sassy musical, THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!, conceived by Fran Charnas, directed & choreographed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!) with musical direction by Dean Mora. THE ALL NIGHT STRUT! will close on Sunday, May 1 at The Colony Theatre, 555 North Third Street (at Cypress) adjacent to the Burbank Town Center.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2011
The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fifth and final production of its 36th season, the classy, sassy musical, THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!, conceived by Fran Charnas, directed & choreographed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!) with musical direction by Dean Mora.
by BWW - Mar 27, 2012
Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that critically acclaimed Broadway actress Rachel York will star as "Reno Sweeney" in the national tour of the 2011 Tony® Award winning Anything Goes. Presented by Roundabout Theatre Company, the national tour will set sail in Cleveland this fall. Anything Goes is the winner of three Tony® Awards including Best Musical Revival.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2012
BASE Entertainment has just announced that DINER, a new musical based on the critically acclaimed 1982 film with a book by Academy Award winner and original DINER screenwriter Barry Levinson and music & lyrics by 9-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Sheryl Crow, will have its pre-Broadway world premiere at San Francisco's SHN Curran Theatre (445 Geary Street). Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall, DINER will play a strictly limited four week engagement from Tuesday, October 23, 2012, through Sunday, November 18, 2012, with an opening night of Friday, November 2, 2012. Due to these confirmed San Francisco dates DINER will now bow on Broadway in the spring of 2013, instead of the fall of 2012 as previously announced. Design team and casting will be announced at a later date.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2011
Written by Larry Parr, directed by Gary Yates, under the musical direction of S. Renee Clark, and accompanied by William Knowles on the piano and keyboard, the production will close March 20th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2012
FIORELLO!, the next staged reading of MUSICAL THEATRE WEST'S REINER READING SERIES will take place on March 11, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the University Theater on the CSU Long Beach campus at the 7th Street entrance.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2011
The Colony Theatre Company is excited to present the fifth and final production of its 36th season, the classy, sassy musical, THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!, conceived by Fran Charnas, directed & choreographed by Murphy Cross and Paul Kreppel (Jay Johnson: The Two and Only!) with musical direction by Dean Mora.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2012
FIORELLO!, the next staged reading of MUSICAL THEATRE WEST'S REINER READING SERIES will take place on March 11, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. at the University Theater on the CSU Long Beach campus at the 7th Street entrance.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2011
Transport Group Theatre Company, the winner of a special Drama Desk Award and two OBIE Awards, presents the New York premiere of LYSISTRATA JONES, a new musical with a book by Douglas Carter Beane; music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn; directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges. Previews began Sunday May 15 on the basketball court of the Judson Memorial Church Gymnasium, 243 Thompson Street at Washington Square South. Opening is Sunday, June 5, at 8pm.
by Rialto Chatter - Jun 26, 2012
According to the New York Times, Broadway favorite Nathan Lane will be heading back to Broadway in Douglas Carter Beane's The Nance, a new play about a performer who played the role of the nance in burlesque shows in the early 20th century. Lincoln Center Theater is looking to bring the show to Broadway in spring 2013, with Jack O'Brien attached to direct.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2011
Michael Riedel reports in today's New York Post that the Off-Broadway hit musical LYSISTRATA JONES, which closes on Friday at the Judson Memorial Church is hoping to move to Broadway (with a search led by General Manager Alan Wasser) in the fall with a budget between $6-7 million at a small house, ideally the Broadhurst or the Walter Kerr.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 17, 2011
Kathleen Marshall is the 2011 recipient of the Tony Award for Best Choreographer for the revival of ANYTHING GOES. Broadway Beat's Richie Ridge spoke with the star immediately following her acceptance about what winning the award means to her. Click below to catch up with Marshall right after her big moment!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 12, 2011
The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2011 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com.
by BWW Special Coverage - Jun 12, 2011
The American Theatre Wing's 64th Annual Antoinette Perry 'Tony' Awards were held at Radio City Music Hall on Sunday, June 13, 2011 and broadcast on the CBS Television Network. For more information visit tonyawards.com.
by BroadwayGirl NYC - Jul 21, 2011
Do you ever hear a line in a Broadway show or song that reminds you of ANOTHER Broadway show or song? With thousands upon thousands of Broadway cast albums, there are many themes, lyrics and song titles that are reminiscent of each other. More and more, I'm finding myself drawn to them. I find myself amazed and amused by the similarities, and that is how the twitter hashtag #BwaySongMashup came to be.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2012
Legendary Oscar-winning actress Margaret O'Brien will present a personal retrospective of her illustrious film career.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2011
Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce the return of Helen Hayes Award winning actor and MetroStage favorite, Bernardine Mitchell, to MetroStage in the one woman musical, His Eye is on the Sparrow, based on the life of Ethel Waters.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2012
WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced the line-up for the 2012 Out of the Loop Fringe Festival, March 1-11 at the Addison Theatre Centre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2012
Cindy Cheung debuts her solo show SPEAK UP CONNIE, at Stage Left Studio, 214 W. 30th St., 6th Fl. in New York from January 17 - 25, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2011
Producing Artistic Director Carolyn Griffin is pleased to announce the return of Helen Hayes Award winning actor and MetroStage favorite, Bernardine Mitchell, to MetroStage in the one woman musical, His Eye is on the Sparrow, based on the life of Ethel Waters.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2011
Producers Whoopi Goldberg and Stage Entertainment have announced that Tony and Olivier award nominee Douglas Carter Beane will provide additional book material to the upcoming musical SISTER ACT, working alongside Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning book-writers Cheri and Bill Steinkellner. Previews begin March 24 at the Broadway Theatre (1681 Broadway); opening night is April 20.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2010
Roundabout Theatre Company (Todd Haimes, Artistic Director) is pleased to announce the full company of the new Broadway production of Anything Goes, starring Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as 'Reno Sweeney' and Tony and Academy Award winner Joel Grey as 'Moonface Martin.'
by Jennifer Broski - Dec 6, 2011
Transport Group,'s 2011 Gimme A Break! benefit honored playwright Douglas Carter Beane and composer/lyricist Lewis Flinn last night, December 5 at the Asia Society and Museum. Gimme A Break! began with a cocktail reception followed by a performance featuring Broadway stars sharing their 'big break' experiences through stories and songs. Beane and Flinn received the Transporting American Theatre Award for their outstanding contributions to American theatre. BroadwayWorld was on hand and brings you photo coverage of the event below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2010
FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed 'Best of New York' by New York Magazine, and 'an invaluable New York institution' by The New York Post, continues its Fall 2010 season with the return of Howard McGillin - record breaking star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera - on Monday, December 6. His new show, which includes songs from the musical theater as well as romantic pop classics and swing standards, features Music Director Joseph Thalken on piano and John Beal on bass. Monday's performance will feature special guest, Broadway soprano, Rebecca Luker. The shows take place at the Loews Regency Hotel (540 Park Avenue at 61st Street).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2010
FEINSTEIN'S AT LOEWS REGENCY, the nightclub proclaimed "Best of New York" by New York Magazine, and "an invaluable New York institution" by The New York Post, continues its Fall 2010 season with the return of HOWARD McGILLIN - record breaking star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera - on Sunday, December 5 and Monday, December 6.
by Rialto Chatter - Dec 2, 2011
Playwright Douglas Carter Beane, represented on Broadway currently by both SISTER ACT and LYSISTRATA JONES tells the Associated Press today about his upcoming projects, and noted that 'In the pipeline for the next Broadway season is a play - 'The Nance' with Nathan Lane - and another, still hush-hush musical.'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2010
The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning Vineyard Theatre (108 E. 15 St.) will kick off a brand new series, VINEYARD MASTERS - master classes with leading Vineyard Theatre artists - on Sunday, January 9, 2011 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. with a 'DIE VAMPIRE, DIE! WORKSHOP' conducted by the actress Susan Blackwell and actor and Tony-nominated writer Hunter Bell, both stars of the musical [title of show], which was given its world-premiere at the Vineyard in 2006 prior to its Broadway transfer in 2008.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2011
Roundabout Theatre Company will present the national tour of ANYTHING GOES, the 2011 Tony® Award winning Broadway musical theatre masterpiece. Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES sets sail at Cleveland's PlayhouseSquare in October 2012. Following its opening in Cleveland, Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES will cruise into more than 25 other cities during the 2012/2013 season including the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011
Transport Group, the Drama Desk and OBIE award-winning theatre company, has announced that its 2011 Gimme A Break! benefit will honor playwright Douglas Carter Beane and composer/lyricist Lewis Flinn on Monday, December 5 at 6:30pm, at the Asia Society and Museum, 725 Park Avenue at 70th Street.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2011
Transport Group Theatre Company, the winner of a special Drama Desk Award and two OBIE Awards, has announced casting and dates for the New York premiere of Lysistrata Jones, a new musical with a book by Douglas Carter Beane; music and lyrics by Lewis Flinn; directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2011
WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director Terry Martin today announced casting details for Shooting Star which will be performed on the Main Stage May 27 - June 26, 2011.