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by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2009
42nd Street Moon takes pride in presenting 'Craig Jessup Sings Noel Coward,' a tribute to writer, actor, director, composer and bon vivant Noel Coward, for four performances only at 7 pm on April 5, 7, 8 and 12 at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street. Jessup will be accompanied by acclaimed Bay Area pianist, Ken Muir.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2009
Producer David Shor has announced he is developing Sleepless in Seattle-The Musical through his entity Sleepless in Seattle Management, LLC. Shor acquired the rights to produce a play based on the hit TriStar motion picture and has brought in his longtime partner Jeff Arch, who penned the film's original story and co-wrote the screenplay, sharing 1994 Oscar, BAFTA and WGA nominations with Nora Ephron and David Ward. Arch will write the book for the show.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2009
Tony Award nominated actress (for Mamma Mia) Louise Pitre has been cast to play Rose in the concert production of Gypsy at the Talk Is Free Theater in Barrie, Ontario. The new season at TIFT will begin on October 22 with the premiere of A Tale of How Ivan Ivanovich and Ivan Nikiforovich Had a Fight, followed by the concert production of Gypsy from November 25 and 26th. Next up is Assassins at the Downtown Theater Jan 21-30.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2006
With the roar of the greasepaint, the smell of the crowd and the hope of a multitude stampeding the box office begging for tickets - not to mention numerous standing ovations at every performance - the Midtown International Theatre Festival is back for its seventh incarnation (MITF7).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2009
Broadway veteran Obba Babatundé will star as Sammy Davis, Jr. in the world premiere of Sammy.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2009
Broadway veteran Obba Babatundé is set to star as Sammy Davis, Jr. in the world premiere of Sammy, Old Globe Executive Producer Lou Spisto announced today. The new musical is based on the life of Davis with book, music and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse, and additional songs by Bricusse and Anthony Newley.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2009
Double Oscar and Grammy winning author-composer-lyricist Leslie Bricusse announced today that he is withdrawing from the intended stage musical of 'Sleepless in Seattle,' due to creative differences with the shows producer and director.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2008
The Town Hall's critically acclaimed 'Broadway by the Year' series kicks off its eighth smash year with 'The Musicals of 1947' on Monday, March 3rd at 8:00PM. Audiences will take a musical journey 'back in time' for a full evening of songs from Brigadoon, Finian's Rainbow, High Button Shoes, Street Scene, Allegro and more from The Great White Way of 1947.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2009
Dancap Productions Inc. has announced the Canadian Premiere of THE TOXIC AVENGER, an eco-monster musical comedy based on the 1984 Lloyd Kaufman classic cult film. The Canadian production will take place at The Music Hall (998 seats) on Danforth Avenue, currently undergoing renovations to accommodate the show. Mamma Mia star and Tony Award nominee Louise Pitre will star in the production.
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 10, 2007
Cherry Lane Music Publishing Co. Inc, whose Broadway roster includes Maury Yeston (Nine, Titanic), Jason Howland (Little Women) and the team of Matt Sklar and Chad Begulin (The Wedding Singer), has announced the renewal of an exclusive, worldwide administration agreement with veteran songwriter, lyricist and librettist Leslie Bricusse for his Stage & Screen Music catalog
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2009
42nd Street Moon takes pride in presenting 'Craig Jessup Sings Noel Coward,' a tribute to writer, actor, director, composer and bon vivant Noel Coward, for four performances only at 7 pm on April 5, 7, 8 and 12 at the Eureka Theatre, 215 Jackson Street. Jessup will be accompanied by acclaimed Bay Area pianist, Ken Muir.