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by Peter James Zielinski - Sep 5, 2008
The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) dedicated its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4. The ceremony began at the theatre (261 West 47th Street at 8th Avenue) . MTC previously announced that it was renaming its Broadway home, until now known as the Biltmore Theatre, the Samuel J. Friedman Theatre in recognition of the pioneering Broadway publicist.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2008
The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will dedicate its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2009
SAMMY, a new musical about the life of Sammy David Jr. currently in previews at The Old Globe, is gearing up for it's much anticipated opening on October 2nd and the buzz has begun. After all, what $2.5-million production about an icon with a 13-piece orchestra and list of award-winning actors wouldn't generate excitement?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2008
Director Billy Porter and Grammy nominee Ledisi mark their debuts with Reprise Theatre Company in the 1990 musical 'Once on This Island,' opening the 2008-2009 season, September 2 to 14 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. The press opening is September 3.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 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 BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2009
LOVE, LINDA, a new one-woman musical about Linda Porter and her life with husband Cole Porter, will debut this fall Off-Broadway at The Triad Theater (158 W. 72 St.) in New York City from October 28 to November 21, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2009
Joseph Lotito, one of the pioneers of Syracuse's community theater scene and Founder/Executive Director of Salt City Center for the Performing Arts, died of heart failure at the age of 82 on Sunday.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2009
SAMMY, a new musical about the life of Sammy David Jr. currently in previews at The Old Globe, is gearing up for it's much anticipated opening on October 2nd and the buzz has begun. After all, what $2.5-million production about an icon with a 13-piece orchestra and list of award-winning actors wouldn't generate excitement?
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2009
SAMMY, a new musical about the life of Sammy David Jr. currently in previews at The Old Globe, is gearing up for it's much anticipated opening on October 2nd and the buzz has begun. After all, what $2.5-million production about an icon with a 13-piece orchestra and list of award-winning actors wouldn't generate excitement?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2009
LOVE, LINDA, a new one-woman musical about Linda Porter and her life with husband Cole Porter, will debut this fall Off-Broadway at The Triad Theater (158 W. 72 St.) in New York City from October 28 to November 21, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2010
Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy (Donna Trinkoff, Producing Artistic Director; Rosetta LeNoire, Founder) will present the Tony Award- Winning musical The Pajama Game by George Abbott and Richard Bissel, music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, directed by Christopher Scott.
by Eugene Lovendusky - May 6, 2007
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 5/6/2007.
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2010
Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy (Donna Trinkoff, Producing Artistic Director; Rosetta LeNoire, Founder) will present the Tony Award-Winning musical, THE PAJAMA GAME, by George Abbott and Richard Bissel, music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, directed by Christopher Scott. THE PAJAMA GAME will open on Friday, May 7 and run through the 16th at the 14th Street Y Theatre (344 East 14th Street).
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2006
Bob Epstein's play Clean will begin performances Off-Broadway on June 16th, open on June 19th and run through July 1st
by BWW - May 2, 2010
Upcoming MTI Shows - Week of 5/02 for CT
by BWW - May 2, 2010
Upcoming MTI Shows - Week of 5/02 for CT
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2007
The Amas Musical Theatre Academy (Donna Trinkoff, Producing Artistic Director) is starting performances of new musical Sprang Thang, at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2009
Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theater, has announced the 26-member Broadway cast of HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. Newcomers to the cast include Gavin Creel, Caissie Levy and Sasha Allen, who join the rest of the tribe, who are reprising their roles from Central Park last summer. HAIR begins preview performances on Friday, March 6 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street, NYC) with an Opening Night set for Tuesday, March 31, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2007
Amas Musical Theatre will present a new musical Magpie on March 9th through 25th at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street in Greenwich Village
by Eugene Lovendusky - Mar 4, 2007
BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 3/4/2007.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2006
Students of the Amas Musical Theatre Academy will present On the Town at the Hudson Guild Theatre, 441 West 26th Street, for two weeks in May
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2007
Manhattan Theatre Club (Lynne Meadow, artistic director; Barry Grove, executive producer) is pleased to announce full casting for the world premiere of LoveMusik, a new musical featuring the songs of Kurt Weill, starring Tony Awardâ winners Michael Cerveris and Donna Murphy.
by Jena Tesse Fox - Jun 26, 2009
In contrast to the earlier shows of the ninth Broadway by the Year season, Scott Siegel chose a year with several hit shows?and hit shows?as the season finale at Town Hall last week. 1970 is probably best known for Company and Applause, but this was also the year of Purlie and The Rothschilds, as well as one of Richard Rodgers? final musicals, Two by Two. To his credit, Siegel gave every show ample opportunity to prove its worth, offering a wide spectrum of songs and styles, nicely accompanied (as always) by Ross Patterson and his Little Big Band.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2008
The Tony Awardâ-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) today announced it will rename its Broadway house, the landmarked Biltmore Theatre, the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' in recognition of the pioneering Broadway publicist.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2008
Second Stage Theatre (Carole Rothman, Artistic Director; Ellen Richard, Executive Director) will continue this summer's Second Stage Theatre Uptown Series with the world premiere of Rajiv Joseph's Animals Out of Paper, directed by Giovanna Sardelli. Beginning previews Monday, July 14 at Second Stage Theatre's uptown home, the McGinn/Cazale Theatre on Broadway at 76th Street, Animals Out of Paper will feature Utkarsh Ambudkar, Kellie Overbey, and Jeremy Shamos.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2009
Tony Award nominee Martin Vidnovic (Brigadoon), Stephen DeRosa (Into the Woods, Hairspray), Tony Award nominee Cheryl Freeman (The Who's Tommy), Darius de Haas (Rent), Kendrick Jones (Stairway to Paradise) and special guest star Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh (Irena's Vow, Golda's Balcony) will join the cast of Broadway Musicals of 1970 on Monday, June 15th at 8PM.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2009
Tony Award nominee Martin Vidnovic (Brigadoon), Stephen DeRosa (Into the Woods, Hairspray), Tony Award nominee Cheryl Freeman (The Who's Tommy), Darius de Haas (Rent), Kendrick Jones (Stairway to Paradise) and special guest star Tony nominee Tovah Feldshuh (Irena's Vow, Golda's Balcony) will join the cast of Broadway Musicals of 1970 on Monday, June 15th at 8PM.
by Joseph F. Panarello - Jul 6, 2006
Danny Burstein, the stage door favorite who plays narcissistic Latin Lover Aldolpho in The Drowsy Chaperone, is anything but vain about his theatrical accomplishments
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2008
Director Billy Porter and Grammy nominee Ledisi mark their debuts with Reprise Theatre Company in the 1990 musical 'Once on This Island,' opening the 2008-2009 season, September 2 to 14 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. The press opening is September 3.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2010
Performances start Tuesday, January 12, for 'The Pee-wee Herman Show' at Club Nokia @ L.A. LIVE for a limited 4-week engagement, through February 7.
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by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2009
Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theater, has announced the 26-member Broadway cast of HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. Newcomers to the cast include Gavin Creel, Caissie Levy and Sasha Allen, who join the rest of the tribe, who are reprising their roles from Central Park last summer. Currently in rehearsal at the Union Square Theatre, HAIR begins preview performances on Friday, March 6 at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street, NYC) with an Opening Night set for Tuesday, March 31, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2009
Over consecutive days this week, the 26-member Broadway cast of HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical, will be announced by Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theater. The latest HAIR cast members to be confirmed are Jackie Burns (Black Boys Trio, Tribe), Kaitlin Kiyan (Black Boys Trio, Tribe), Nicole Lewis (White Boys Trio, Tribe), Megan Reinking (Black Boys Trio, Tribe) and Saycon Sengbloh (Abraham Lincoln, White Boys Trio, Tribe), all of whom are reprising their roles from Central Park last summer.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2010
Performances start Tuesday, January 12, for 'The Pee-wee Herman Show' at Club Nokia @ L.A. LIVE for a limited 4-week engagement, through February 7.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2010
'The Pee-wee Herman Show' will close on February 7 at Club Nokia @ L.A..
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2006
SPRING AWAKENING will begin previews Thursday, May 18, 2006, officially open Thursday, June 15, 2006 and play a limited engagement through Sunday, July 9, 2006.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2010
Oskar Eustis, Artistic Director of The Public Theater, has announced the Broadway cast of HAIR: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical. The new 'Tribe' will debut on Tuesday, March 9, at the Al Hirschfeld Theatre (302 West 45th Street, NYC).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2007
Amas Musical Theater presents 'Magpie' at The Players Theather March 9th through the 25th.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2006
The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) and Amas Musical Theatre will present the world premiere of an original new musical, Magpie, on Wednesday, September 27 at 3 and 6 PM and Thursday, September 28 at 6 PM at the Barrow Group Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2009
LOVE, LINDA, a new one-woman musical about Linda Porter and her life with husband Cole Porter, will debut this fall Off-Broadway at The Triad Theater (158 W. 72 St.) in New York City from October 28 to November 21, 2009.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2008
Director Billy Porter and Grammy nominee Ledisi mark their debuts with Reprise Theatre Company in the 1990 musical 'Once on This Island,' opening the 2008-2009 season, September 2 to 14 at UCLA's Freud Playhouse. The press opening is September 3. Bradley Rapier, founder of the Groovaloos, choreographs and Darryl Archibald is the music director. Reprise Theater Company is led by Artistic Director Jason Alexander and Producing Director Susan Dietz.
by BWW News Desk - 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 BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2008
The Tony Award-winning Manhattan Theatre Club (Peter J. Solomon, Chairman of the Board; Lynne Meadow, Artistic Director; Barry Grove, Executive Producer) will dedicate its Broadway theatre the 'Samuel J. Friedman Theatre' on Thursday, September 4.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2008
Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy (Donna Trinkoff, Producing Artistic Director; Rosetta LeNoire, Founder) will present the Tony Award-Winning musical Street Dreams: The Inner City Musical, by Eve Merriam, with a score by Helen Miller. Street Dreams: The Inner City Musical will open on Friday, May 9 and run through the 18th at the American Theatre of Actors (314 West 54th St.)
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2007
New musical comedy Sprang Thang will enjoy its world premiere at The Players Theatre, 115 MacDougal Street.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2010
LOVE, LINDA: THE LIFE OF MRS. COLE PORTER, Stevie Holland's one-woman musical about Linda Porter and her life with husband Cole Porter, will conclude its run at the Triad Theater (158 West 72nd Street) on June 9 (Cole Porter's birthday), in preparation for summer touring engagements.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2010
Amas Musical Theatre's Rosetta LeNoire Musical Theatre Academy (Donna Trinkoff, Producing Artistic Director; Rosetta LeNoire, Founder) will present the Tony Award- Winning musical The Pajama Game by George Abbott and Richard Bissel, music and lyrics by Richard Adler and Jerry Ross, directed by Christopher Scott.
by Eugene Lovendusky - Apr 21, 2006
An interview with 5 of San Francisco's 'Spelling Bee' cast members.
by Equity Card - Apr 17, 2010
It was 1969 - the final Summer of Love. I was a dyed-in-the-paisley hippie: sandals on my feet, elephant bell bottoms hugging low on my hips, love beads strung around my neck and flowers in my Jimi Hendrix size Afro...
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2010
Producer Richard Winkler will present a reading of the new musical comedy LET ME SING starring Tony Award nominee Sam Harris as Al Jolson in New York City on Thursday, April 15. With a book by Sherman Yellen, new music & lyrics by Will Holt and featuring some of the most enduring Al Jolson standards, LET ME SING is directed by Matt Lenz. Carl Pasbjerg/Alchemy Productions is the General Manager.