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by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2013
Tune in this Wednesday, Sept. 25th, 2013 at 12:35 PM (est) to join the celebration with...'Mr. Showbusiness' on JIMMY FERRARO'S Theatre Chat and This 'n That!, broadcasting live on WWJB - regionally and nationally on the world wide web at www.wwjb.com/pages/4395150.php. This week's guest is Broadway, television, and film star Sondra Lee, an award-winning actress, dancer, director and author.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from tonight, October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals marks thirty years of fresh, innovative, and original new musicals at its Norma Terris Theatre with a riveting production of The Circus in Winter. This new work will run from tomorrow, October 23 through November 16 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn. ­
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014
Tony Award winning choreographer Donald Saddler passed away at The Actors Home in New Jersey on Sunday, Nov. 2, BroadwayWorld has confirmed. He was 94.
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2013
Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, is happy to present The Fabulous Lipitones, a new musical about a not-so-traditional barbershop quartet. This engaging musical comedy will run from tonight, May 9 to June 2 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn., Goodspeed's home for developing new works.
by Stage Tube - May 9, 2012
Goodspeed Musicals will 'coax the blues right out ‘a the horn' with its much-anticipated new production of MAME. The bold and brassy musical comedy will runs now through July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening is tonight, May 9, 2012.] Check out a sneak peek into the April 28 dress rehearsal for MAME. Watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2012
Goodspeed Musicals' bold and brassy musical comedy MAME runs now through July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., with an official press opening of tonight, May 9, 2012. See photos from the production, featuring Louise Pitre, in dress rehearsal below!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2012
Actor and daughter of the late ITC Board Member Barbara Manuell, Lynn Manuell wrote the following as a plea to help the Illinois Theatre Center finish its season before its impending closure.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be July 16, 2014]
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2012
Fact Theatre Company is concluding its third season with their annual PAGE 2 STAGE repertoire. FACT focuses on developing new work and the two shows being presented were developed during their playwright's forums.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014
Broadway's best filled a sold-out Al Hirschfeld Theatre with laughter, tears and cheers during the unforgettable ninth annual edition of Broadway Backwards on Monday, March 24, 2014, raising a record-breaking $423,182 to benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2012
Fact Theatre Company is concluding its third season with their annual PAGE 2 STAGE repertoire. FACT focuses on developing new work and the two shows being presented were developed during their playwright's forums.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2012
The Joffrey Ballet's season concludes with a spring mixed repertory program of three sensual, neo-classical works in "Spring Desire," presented in ten performances only at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, April 25 - May 6.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014
Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein announced that Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle award winner, Jason Graae, will bring his new one-man show, 49 ½ Shades of Graae, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - tonight, March 20 (8 p.m.)
by Oliver Oliveros - Mar 18, 2014
The Spiral Theatre and Richard Skipper celebrate the nearly 50-year career of Broadway's legendary actress Sondra Lee ('High Button Shoes,' 'Peter Pan') at the Spiral Theatre (242 W 36th St.) on Tuesday, March 25 at 8 p.m. For tickets, call 845-365-0720.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012
Goodspeed Musicals will "coax the blues right out 'a the horn" with its much-anticipated new production of Mame. The bold and brassy musical comedy will run from April 20 - July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Mame will be sponsored by Liberty Bank, Mohegan Sun, and The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be May 9, 2012.] Come along for the madcap adventures of Auntie Mame and her adoring nephew. Surrounded by an eccentric cast of characters, she celebrates the Roaring 20s, overcomes tragedy and sails through life without missing a fad or a dance step. Jerry Herman's delightful score is packed with favorites "Bosom Buddies," "We Need a Little Christmas" and more. Brimming with optimism and zest, Mame will keep you laughing while warming your heart!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning tonight, June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be July 16, 2014]
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be July 16, 2014]. Check out a sneak peek below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. [Official Press Opening will be July 16, 2014]. Check out a sneak peek below!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014
Margaret Whiting was one of America's favorite and most venerated singers for more than sixty years. She delivered stellar performances on record, radio, television, and the musical comedy, concert, and cabaret stages. She received twelve Gold Records. She offered a repertoire that ranged from Jerome Kern to Leon Russell, and from Rodgers & Hart to Michel Legrand and Alan & Marilyn Bergman.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2012
The Theatre Group at SBCC will return to performing in the beautiful, newly renovated Garvin Theatre with the irreverent musical AVENUE Q, July 11-28, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013
ScoBar Entertainment will present A Cabaret Full of Cahn Artists, a tribute to the great Sammy Cahn on his 100th birthday. Produced by writer Rob Lester, the evening, which consists of two different shows (8 & 10 pm) will benefit Cabaret Scenes Magazine, with all proceeds donated to Cabaret Scenes Magazine, the only print publication of its kind, its website, www.cabaretscenes.org and the non-profit Cabaret Foundation. Associate producer is Stevie Phillips. According to producer Rob Lester, this Centennial 'Cahn-cert' includes special 'Cahn-versations' about Sammy and a 'Cahn-Test' with prizes and a raffle.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2013
ScoBar Entertainment will present A Cabaret Full of Cahn Artists, a tribute to the great Sammy Cahn on his 100th birthday. Produced by writer Rob Lester, the evening, which consists of two different shows (8 & 10 pm) will benefit Cabaret Scenes Magazine, with all proceeds donated to Cabaret Scenes Magazine, the only print publication of its kind, its website, www.cabaretscenes.org and the non-profit Cabaret Foundation. Associate producer is Stevie Phillips. According to producer Rob Lester, this Centennial 'Cahn-cert' includes special 'Cahn-versations' about Sammy and a 'Cahn-Test' with prizes and a raffle.
by Guest Blogger: Jesse Swimm - Jul 29, 2014
A trip to the library and a night at the Sea Shanty....
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014
FACT (Friends Always Creating Theatre) is participating in August with the Cabrini Repertory Theatre and their Thespis Festival with a one-act comedy, 'If the Pink Pump Fits' by Jack Dyville, Artistic Producing Director of FACT. Three performances are set for Thursday August 7 at 8:45pm, Friday August 8 at 6:15pm and Sunday August 10 at 9:30pm at Roy Arias Stage II, 300 West 43rd Street, 4th floor, in the heart of the theatre district, NYC.
by Guest Blogger: Jesse Swimm - Jul 2, 2014
'Who Day and Night Must Scramble For A Living.....Tradition!!!'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 17, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. Official Press Opening was July 16, 2014. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production, which began previews on June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof for an Official Press Opening tonight, July 16, 2014.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 16, 2014
Broadway and television actress, Sondra Lee, made a special trip to Glen Ridge to have a talkback with the cast of Gas Lamp Academy of Performing Arts's Peter Pan on Tuesday, July 15. Sondra Lee originated the role of Tiger Lilly in the 1954 Broadway production of Peter Pan as well as the 1955, 1956 and 1960 television broadcasts of Peter Pan working along side the incomparable Mary Martin.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. Official Press Opening is tonight, July 16, 2014. Check out a first look at the opening preview party below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014
Goodspeed Musicals celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the beloved musical Fiddler on the Roof with an inspiring new production beginning June 27th at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Fiddler on the Roof will be sponsored by The Shops at Mohegan Sun. Official Press Opening is tonight, July 16, 2014. Check out a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2012
The Theatre Group at SBCC returns to performing in the beautiful, newly renovated Garvin Theatre with the irreverent musical AVENUE Q, now through July 28, 2012.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2012
Imagem Music USA, which represents catalogues ranging from the American songbook (Rodgers & Hammerstein, Rodgers & Hart, Irving Berlin) to classic & contemporary pop & rock (Elvis Presley, Ludacris, Phil Collins & Genesis) has signed a worldwide, multi-year publishing agreement with the Sammy Cahn estate.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014
Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein announced today that Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle award winner, Jason Graae, will bring his new one-man show, 49 ½ Shades of Graae, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performance only - Thursday, March 20 (8 p.m.) 49 ½ Shades of Graae is an evening with Broadway juvenile turned Hollywood misfit Jason Graae (pronounced Grah, means Grey in Danish) as he explores the many 'shades' of his life and career. From comedy to tragedy all rolled up in a madcap and heartfelt romp, Jason explores his life of sex, drugs and musical comedy, featuring old and new songs alike, by the people who wrote them. 49 ½ Shades of Graae is directed by Heather Lee with Music Direction by John Boswell. Tickets for Jason Graae range in price from $25 - $35 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2013
Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 50th Anniversary Season with a new production of the classic musical Good News!. This high spirited musical comedy will run from April 12 - June 22 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Good News! will be sponsored by Liberty Bank and Updike, Kelley & Spellacy. [Official Press Opening will be May 1, 2013]
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2013
On Saturday, March 9, noted arranger and producer, Fred Barton, whose work is heard regularly in concert halls around the country, is celebrating composer Jule Styne on the Schimmel stage. With the scores of such Broadway classics as Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Peter Pan, Bells Are Ringing, Gypsy and Funny Girl to his credit, composer Jule Styne ranks as one of the undisputed architects of the American musical theater. In addition to his legendary work in the theater Styne has also made Academy Award-winning contributions to the American Hollywood songbook writing songs for films such as Anchors Aweigh,Gentlemen Prefer Blondes, Funny Girl, Funny Lady and Three Coins in a Fountain.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2012
As reported by The Miami Herald, actor Don McArt, who appeared on Broadway, in touring productions, films, television and more, died Tuesday in Boca Raton, Fla., after suffering a stroke. He was 90.
by Stage Tube - Aug 15, 2012
As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Joan Roberts, the stage and film actress who created the role of 'Laurey' in the original 1943 production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!, died on Monday August 13, in Stamford, Connecticut. She was 95, and died of congestive heart failure, according to her son, John Donlon. In the video below, Imagem Music Group remembers the stage star by sharing a 2011 interview. Check it out below.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2012
Joan Roberts, the stage and film actress who created the role of 'Laurey' in the original 1943 production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA!, died on Monday August 13, in Stamford, Connecticut. She was 95, and died of congestive heart failure, according to her son, John Donlon.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2012
Goodspeed Musicals' bold and brassy musical comedy MAME runs now through July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn., with an official press opening of May 9, 2012. See photos from the production, featuring Louise Pitre, in dress rehearsal below!
by Stage Tube - Apr 29, 2012
Goodspeed Musicals will 'coax the blues right out ‘a the horn' with its much-anticipated new production of MAME. The bold and brassy musical comedy will runs now through July 1 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. [Official Press Opening will be May 9, 2012.] Check out a sneak peek into last night's - April 28 - dress rehearsal for MAME. Watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2012
The Joffrey Ballet's season concludes with a spring mixed repertory program of three sensual, neo-classical works in "Spring Desire," presented in ten performances only at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University, 50 East Congress Parkway, April 25 - May 6.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014
Margaret Whiting was one of America's favorite and most venerated singers for more than sixty years. She delivered stellar performances on record, radio, television, and the musical comedy, concert, and cabaret stages. She received twelve Gold Records. She offered a repertoire that ranged from Jerome Kern to Leon Russell, and from Rodgers & Hart to Michel Legrand and Alan & Marilyn Bergman.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2013
Goodspeed Musicals kicks off its 50th Anniversary Season with a new production of the classic musical Good News!. This high spirited musical comedy will run from April 12 - June 22 at the Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Conn. Good News! will be sponsored by Liberty Bank and Updike, Kelley & Spellacy. [Official Press Opening will be May 1, 2013] BroadwayWorld has a first look at the first performance show party. Check them out below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2013
Goodspeed Musicals, the first two-time Tony Award winning theatre in the country, is happy to announce the cast of The Fabulous Lipitones, a new musical about a not-so-traditional barbershop quartet. This engaging musical comedy will run from May 9 to June 2 at The Norma Terris Theatre in Chester, Conn., Goodspeed's home for developing new works.