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by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2012
The Tony nominated actor Craig Bierko (THE MUSIC MAN) has joined the cast of AdA (Author directing Author) -- an evening comprised of new one act plays by American playwright Neil LaBute and Italian playwright Marco Calvani, in which each playwright will direct the other's work -- to be presented by La MaMa at the Ellen Stewart Theatre (66 E. 4 St.) in Manhattan, with preview performances starting September 28 prior to an official press opening Sunday, September 30. Both plays are receiving their American premieres and will be performed on the same program at every performance of AdA.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2011
Jenn Harris and David Garrision, currently starring in SILENCE! The Musical at the 9th Street Theatre at PS122, (150 First Avenue at 9th Street) will appear in NY1's coverage of The Halloween Parade on Monday October 31st.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011
Off-Broadway's The New Group is set to present Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2011
Jenn Harris and David Garrision, currently starring in SILENCE! The Musical at the 9th Street Theatre at PS122, (150 First Avenue at 9th Street) will appear in NY1's coverage of The Halloween Parade on Monday October 31st.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2011
Off-Broadway's The New Group presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2011
Acclaimed theater company Playwrights Horizons (Tim Sanford, Artistic Director; Leslie Marcus, Managing Director) has announced the line-up of performers participating in the return of its popular benefit evening STORIES ON 5 STORIES: Dirty Laundry on Monday evening, October 17.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2011
Off-Broadway's The New Group proudly presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. Previews begin October 26 advance of an Official Opening on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011
Full casting has been announced for SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell ([title of show]), music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific, Newsies). After two sold out extensions, rave reviews, and unprecedented audience demand, SILENCE! The Musical, will begin performances at The 9th Space Theatre at PS122 (150 First Avenue at 9th Street) beginning October 25th.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2011
Full casting has been announced for SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell ([title of show]), music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific, Newsies).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2011
SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell ([title of show]), music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific, Newsies), will begin performances at The 9th Space Theatre at PS122 (150 First Avenue at 9th Street) beginning October 25th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2011
Jeffrey Richards and Jerry Frankel have just announced the design team for the upcoming Broadway revival of Gore Vidal's THE BEST MAN. Tony and Drama Desk Award winning scenic designer DEREK McLANE (33 Variations, Anything Goes), Tony and Drama Desk Award winning lighting designer KENNETH POSNER (The Coast of Utopia, Part 2 - Shipwreck) and five-time Tony Award nominated costume designer ANN ROTH (The Book of Mormon) will design the play about power, ambition, political secrets, ruthlessness and the race for the presidency.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2011
SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell ([title of show]), music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli (Bat Boy, Altar Boyz, Newsies) is slashing prices for students.
by Jennifer Broski - Nov 16, 2011
SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell ([title of show]), music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific, Newsies), began performances at The 9th Space Theatre at PS122 (150 First Avenue at 9th Street) on October 25th and officially opened last night.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011
Off-Broadway's The New Group presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. The production officially opened last night, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street). Check out photos from the big opening below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2011
Off-Broadway's The New Group proudly presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. The Official Opening will take place on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street).
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 14, 2011
Off-Broadway's The New Group presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. The production officially opens on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2011
Off-Broadway's The New Group presents Burning, written by Thomas Bradshaw and directed by Scott Elliott, kicking off the company's 2011-12 Season. The production officially opens on Monday, November 14 at 7:00 PM. Burning plays a limited engagement through December 17 at The New Group @ Theatre Row (The Acorn Theatre, 410 West 42nd Street).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012
Kimberly Stern is joining the cast of this season's smash hit SILENCE! The Musical tomorrow, March 28th in the role of Buffalo Bill's plus-sized victim, Catherine Martin. SILENCE! The Musical is the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli, and is currently playing to sold out crowds at The 9th Space Theatre at Performance Space 122, 150 First Avenue (at 9th St.)
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2012
Happy Birthday, Hunter Foster! Foster is perhaps best known for playing 'Bobby Strong' in Urinetown, for which he received nominations for an Outer Critics Circle Award and a Lucille Lortel Award. In 2003, Foster starred as 'Seymour' in the Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors, for which he received his first Tony Award nomination. Foster also appeared as 'Leo Bloom' in The Producers on Broadway, 'Ensign Pulver' in Mister Roberts at the Kennedy Center, 'Ben' in Modern Orthodox off-Broadway, and 'Sam Phillips' in Million Dollar Quartet.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2012
THE PERFORMERS -- a new comedy by David West Read (THE DREAM OF THE BURNING BOY) -- will open on Broadway this fall with a cast starring Cheyenne Jackson, Ari Graynor, Daniel Breaker, Jenni Barber and Henry Winkler, it has been announced by the play's producers Robyn Goodman, Scott M. Delman and Amanda Lipitz.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2012
The Muny has announced principal casting for the sixth show of its 94th season, Pirates! (or, Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder'd), July 30 - August 5, directed by Gordon Greenberg and choreographed by Denis Jones. Conceived by Gordon Greenburg, Nell Benjamin and John McDaniel, Pirates! (or, Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder'd) features lyrics by W.S. Gilbert, and music by Arthur Sullivan. Revised book and lyrics are by Nell Benjamin, and music supervision, new arrangements and orchestrations are by John McDaniel.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2012
Bergen County Players (BCP) of Oradell presents MODERN ORTHODOX, Daniel Goldfarb's hilarious romantic comedy about a young Orthodox houseguest who upends the lives of an Upper West Side secular Jewish couple. Directed by Steve Bell of Teaneck, Modern Orthodox will be performed at the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell from January 14th through February 4th, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2012
SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli, is set to begin a new winter playing schedule beginning January 12th at The 9th Space Theatre at Performance Space 122, 150 First Avenue (at 9th St.) SILENCE! The Musical opened July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews, led by David Cote of Time Out and New York 1 News who said, "Pungent, punchy and raunchy, with a sheepish chorus to boot, the consummately silly SILENCE! will leave you stuffed and wanting mutton more." The show immediately became a sold-out smash hit and was just selected by Time Magazine as one of the year's Top 10 Plays and Musicals along with such lofty company as The Book of Mormon and War Horse.
by Stage Tube - Jan 27, 2012
Director Steve Bell of Teaneck has been an active member of the Bergen County Players for an impressive thirty year run. Wearing many different hats, Bell is a life member and past president of BCP.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2012
Bergen County Players (BCP) of Oradell presents MODERN ORTHODOX, Daniel Goldfarb's hilarious romantic comedy about a young Orthodox houseguest who upends the lives of an Upper West Side secular Jewish couple. Directed by Steve Bell of Teaneck, Modern Orthodox will be performed at the Little Firehouse Theatre in Oradell from January 14th through February 4th, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012
SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli, is set to begin a new winter playing schedule beginning tonight.
by Caryn Robbins - Jan 10, 2012
Bell is currently in rehearsals for his upcoming BCP production of Daniel Goldfarb's comedy 'Modern Orthodox'. He took time out to speak with BWW about last year's controversy, his latest directing endeavor and his 30 year history with the Bergen County Players.
by Stage Tube - Feb 29, 2012
Award-winning librettist Hunter Bell and his SILENCE! The Musical stars, David Garrison and Jenn Harris, recently visited 'Theater Talk' to discuss the process of turning the classic movie thriller The Silence of the Lambs into a musical. Hosted by Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins, this episode of 'Theater Talk' aired February 24 - 27 on WNET/Thirteen and CUNY TV. Check it out below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2012
Producers Andrew Asnes and Timothy Schmidt have announced the New York Premiere of the new musical comedy Rated P for Parenthood.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2012
This week, "Theater Talk" welcomes award-winning bookwriter and his SILENCE! The Musical stars, David Garrison and Jenn Harris. Along with hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins, they focus on the process of turning the classic movie thriller The Silence of the Lambs into a musical. This episode will premiere on WNET/Thirteen Friday February 24th at 1:30 AM and repeat on CUNY TV Saturday February 25th at 8:30 PM, Sunday February 26th at 12:30 PM and Monday February 27th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM.
by Stage Tube - Feb 23, 2012
This week's "Theater Talk" welcomes award-winning librettist Hunter Bell and his SILENCE! The Musicalstars, David Garrison and Jenn Harris. Along with hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins, they focus on the process of turning the classic movie thriller The Silence of the Lambs into the funniest musical of the season.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2012
This week, "Theater Talk" welcomes award-winning bookwriter and his SILENCE! The Musical stars, David Garrison and Jenn Harris. Along with hosts Michael Riedel and Susan Haskins, they focus on the process of turning the classic movie thriller The Silence of the Lambs into a musical. This episode will premiere on WNET/Thirteen Friday February 24th at 1:30 AM and repeat on CUNY TV Saturday February 25th at 8:30 PM, Sunday February 26th at 12:30 PM and Monday February 27th at 7:30 AM, 1:30 PM & 7:30 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2011
Producers Andrew Asnes and Timothy Schmidt have announced the New York Premiere of the new musical comedy Rated P for Parenthood.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2011
SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell ([title of show]), music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific, Newsies) currently stars David Garrison ("Married With Children," Wicked, Titanic) as Dr. Hannibal Lecter and Jenn Harris (Modern Orthodox) as Clarice Starling. The cast also includes Stephen Bienskie (The Last Session) as the notorious Buffalo Bill, Lucia Spina (Legally Blonde) as Catherine Martin, Deidre Goodwin (Chicago) as Ardelia Mapp. And Callan Bergmann (Lucky Guy), Pamela Bob (People Like Us), Harry Bouvy (Spamalot), Ashlee Dupre (Where's Charley?), Howard Kaye (Mamma Mia!), Topher Nuccio (Little Shop of Horrors), and Doug Trapp (Saratoga Trunk Songs).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2011
The original cast recording of SILENCE! The Musical was released by Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records online at iTunes, Amazon.com for digital download, and available at: http://sh-k-boom.com/silencethemusical.shtml.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2011
The original cast recording of SILENCE! The Musical was released by Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records today (December 6th) AND WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR PURCHASE BEGINNING THIS EVENING at The 9th Space Theatre at PS122 (150 First Avenue at 9th Street) as well as online at iTunes, Amazon.com for digital download, and at: http://sh-k-boom.com/silencethemusical.shtm
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2011
SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell ([title of show]), music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific, Newsies), began performances at The 9th Space Theatre at PS122 (150 First Avenue at 9th Street) on October 25th.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 28, 2011
David Garrison, Hanibal Lecter in SILENCE! The Musical visited Good Day New York on 12/26.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2011
SILENCE! The Musical, the unauthorized parody of The Silence of the Lambs, with book by Hunter Bell ([title of show]), music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific, Newsies) currently stars David Garrison ("Married With Children," Wicked, Titanic) as Dr. Hannibal Lecter and Jenn Harris (Modern Orthodox) as Clarice Starling. The cast also includes Stephen Bienskie (The Last Session) as the notorious Buffalo Bill, Lucia Spina (Legally Blonde) as Catherine Martin, Deidre Goodwin (Chicago) as Ardelia Mapp. And Callan Bergmann (Lucky Guy), Pamela Bob (People Like Us), Harry Bouvy (Spamalot), Ashlee Dupre (Where's Charley?), Howard Kaye (Mamma Mia!), Topher Nuccio (Little Shop of Horrors), and Doug Trapp (Saratoga Trunk Songs).
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2012
QWAN (Quality Without a Name) presents NOTES!!! and SWAN!!! at Berkshire Theatre Group's The Colonial Theatre on August 20 at 7:30pm featuring Christian Coulson, Jack Ferver, Jenn Harris, Randy Harrison, Phillip Taratula and Matthew Wilkas.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2012
Tickets to THE PERFORMERS -- the new Broadway comedy by David West Read -- will go on sale via Telecharge on Monday, August 13 it has been announced by the play's producers Robyn Goodman, Scott M. Delman and Amanda Lipitz. Patrons can purchase tickets by calling Telecharge at 212 239 6200 or online at www.telecharge.com.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2012
QWAN (Quality Without a Name) presents NOTES!!! and SWAN!!! at Berkshire Theatre Group's The Colonial Theatre tonight, August 20 at 7:30pm featuring Christian Coulson, Jack Ferver, Jenn Harris, Randy Harrison, Phillip Taratula and Matthew Wilkas.
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 13, 2012
Tickets to THE PERFORMERS-the new Broadway comedy by David West Read-go on sale via Telecharge today, August 13 it has been announced by the play's producers Robyn Goodman, Scott M. Delman and Amanda Lipitz. Patrons can purchase tickets by calling Telecharge at 212 239 6200 or online at www.telecharge.com.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2012
Two of the stars of SILENCE! The Musical, Jenn Harris (Clarice Starling) and Stephen Bienskie (Buffalo Bill) will be this week's guests on the popular WBAI (99.5 FM) radio program "The Artsy Fartsy Show," hosted by Barika Edwards, tomorrow (Tuesday) between 2 & 3 PM.