Backwards in High Heels -

Based on the life of Ginger Rogers

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2018
Actors Co-op Theatre Company (Ovation Award-Winner 2017 Best Play, Intimate Theatre for 33 Variations) presents the first show in its 27th Season with the thriller ROPE, written by Patrick Hamilton, directed by Ken Sawyer, produced by Kevin Shewey.  ROPE will preview on Thursday, September 20 at 8pm and will open Friday, September 21 at 8pm and run through Sunday, October 29 at the Actors Co-op Crossley Theatre, 1760 N. Gower St. 90028 (on the campus of the First Presbyterian Church of Hollywood) in Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016
ME AND JEZEBEL, a staged reading to benefit the Theatre Artists Workshop, will be presented Today September 23 at 8pm, Saturday September 24 at 8pm and Sunday September 25 at 3pm at the Theatre Artists Workshop.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016
The award-winning East Lynne Theater Company of Cape May, NJ has announced complete casting for S. N. Behrman's effervescent 1932 comedy, Biography.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2018
Bristol Riverside Theatre opens its 32nd Mainstage season with the one-woman tour de force, Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel on September 18th - October 7th. Directed by Jennie Eisenhower, it stars Licia Watson in the title role.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017
Wendy Lane Bailey brings her unique blend of song and storytelling to Ridgewood, NJ on October 15, 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2018
Bristol Riverside Theatre opens its 32nd Mainstage season with the one-woman tour de force, Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel on September 18th - October 7th. Directed by Jennie Eisenhower, it stars Licia Watson in the title role.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016
ME AND JEZEBEL, a staged reading to benefit the Theatre Artists Workshop, will be presented Friday September 23 at 8pm, Saturday September 24 at 8pm and Sunday September 25 at 3pm at the Theatre Artists Workshop.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017
MC Theatrical Productions presents THE DEATH OF THE MOON, a dramatic new musical written and directed by Arnold L. Cohen, with music direction by Michael Ferrara, tonight, September 12th, through October 8th at the Theater Center's Jerry Orbach Theatre (1627 Broadway). The official opening will be on September 17th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017
The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse have announce the stars of the beloved Irving Berlin classic White Christmas at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, November 29 - December 17.
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2014
Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Orlando Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017
The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse have announce the stars of the beloved Irving Berlin classic White Christmas at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, November 29 - December 17.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017
The producers of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS have announced full casting for the North American Tour of IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS.
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016
Conceived and Directed by Grammy nominated Producer, Director, Writer, and Composer Bruce Kimmel, L.A. NOW AND THEN, is a new musical revue about the city that was and the city that is.
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 3, 2016
Hard to believe, but it's been four years since we sat down with Jeremy Benton, whom we've since referred to as Broadway's Best Tap Dancer every chance we've had, and now it seems as that title has become a self-fulfilling prophecy. Just yesterday, Benton - a native of Springfield, Tennessee - was honored with a nomination for a Fred and Adele Astaire Award in the category for best off-Broadway male dancer, heralding his critically acclaimed role in Cagney, the Musical.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2015
What ever happened to Abigail Williams? Combining a provocative parable of sin and redemption with a good, old-fashioned ghost story, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Carrie, Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark, Fox's Glee) explores what might have come next for the real-life Puritan villainess at the center of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. ICT artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs the West Coast premiere of Abigail/1702, opening tonight, May 1 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for April 29 and 30.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2015
The Winter Park Playhouse continues its popular Mainstage Series of musicals with the Tony Award-winning musical comedy A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine tonight, March 6-28, 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2015
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that the second show of its 2014-2015 season, the critically-acclaimed (LA Times' CRITICS CHOICE!) Los Angeles Premiere of THE OTHER PLACE, written by Sharr White and directed by Andre Barron and starring Sam Anderson, Taylor Gilbert, Dirk Etchison and Danielle Stephens is EXTENDING through SUNDAY, APRIL 26 at the Road Theatre Company's second home, the Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2015
What ever happened to Abigail Williams? Combining a provocative parable of sin and redemption with a good, old-fashioned ghost story, Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa (Carrie, Spider-man: Turn Off the Dark, Fox's Glee) explores what might have come next for the real-life Puritan villainess at the center of Arthur Miller's The Crucible. ICT artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs the West Coast premiere of Abigail/1702, opening May 1 at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for April 29 and 30.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2015
VILLA NOVA E RESTAURANT in Pelham, presents Kimberly Faye Greenberg in Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice. In this intimate 'Fanny Brice' solo show, Kimberly shares her extensive research not as another tribute, but to personally reveal Fanny's heart and humor, soul and song. Look into the life and relationships of the legendary Fanny Brice, greatest Jewish singing comedienne of her time and inspiration for the musical "Funny Girl."
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 20, 2017
Among such actors is Douglas Waterbury-Tieman, a graduate of the Belmont University Musical Theatre program, now living in Inwood, New York City, with his wife Annabelle Fox (also a Belmont grad and a recent subject of this series), whom he met in school in Nashville.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015
Westchester Broadway Theatre to present BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS, conceived and developed by Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern, with book/musical arrangements/original songs by Christopher McGovern. Directed and choreographed by Jeremy Benton, with musical direction by Jose Simbulan, the show runs August 13 - September 20, 2015, starring Darien Crago as Ginger Rogers.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
The Broadway-hopeful production of Cagney, based on the life of 'Yankee Doodle Dandy' star Academy Award winner James Cagney, has completed its casting and returns to the stage, opening Pioneer Theatre Company's (PTC) season this fall.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, have announced the second show of its 2014-2015 season, the Los Angeles Premiere of THE OTHER PLACE, written by Sharr White and directed by Andre Barron and starring Sam Anderson, Taylor Gilbert, Dirk Etchison and Danielle Stephens. THE OTHER PLACE will preview on Saturday, February 14 at 8pm; Sunday, February 15 at 2pm & Wednesday, February 18 at 8pm and will open on Friday, February 20 at 8pm and run through Saturday, April 11th at the Road Theatre Company's second home, the Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jan 27, 2015
Over the coming months, we'll be sharing some of the fondest, funniest and most moving memories shared by many CCP alumni as we commemorate the company's golden anniversary. We kick off the celebration today with remembrances from Daniel W. Black, Jessica Wockenfuss, Lar'Juanette Williams and Brenda Sparks. As they take us down memory lane, you're likely to feel like you're right there in Crossville, being treated to the transformative, transporting work of 2013 First Night Honoree Jim Crabtree and his team - his family, really - still focused on creating art in the middle of Tennessee...
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a New Episode of SEAL TEAM, airing on CBS today, January 2, 2019!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2015
54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Kimberly Faye Greenberg in 'Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice' on February 12, 2015 at 7PM.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2015
THE ROAD THEATRE COMPANY and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, have announced the second show of its 2014-2015 season, the Los Angeles Premiere of THE OTHER PLACE, written by Sharr White and directed by Andre Barron and starring Sam Anderson, Taylor Gilbert, Dirk Etchison and Danielle Stephens. THE OTHER PLACE will preview tonight, February 14 at 8pm; Sunday, February 15 at 2pm & Wednesday, February 18 at 8pm and will open on Friday, February 20 at 8pm and run through Today, April 11th at the Road Theatre Company's second home, the Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2015
The Winter Park Playhouse continues its popular Mainstage Series of musicals with the Tony Award-winning musical comedy A Day in Hollywood/A Night in the Ukraine March 6-28, 2015.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2015
54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Kimberly Faye Greenberg in 'Fabulous Fanny: The Songs and Stories of Fanny Brice' tonight, February 12, 2015 at 7PM.
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2014
Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Orlando Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th.
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 26, 2014
It's your last week to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Orlando Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 26th. Voting closes at the end of the year, in under one week!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015
The Music Hall and the Ogunquit Playhouse are pleased to announce four Broadway veterans to star in the beloved holiday classic White Christmas at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, December 9 to 20. Jeffry Denman will reprise his role as Phil Davis, which he played to critical acclaim on Broadway, Joey Sorge will play Bob Wallace, Kate Loprest debuts as Betty Haynes, and Vanessa Sonon plays Judy Haynes in this heartwarming musical adaptation that features the book by David Ives and Paul Blake and seventeen Irving Berlin songs including 'Blue Skies,' 'Sisters,' 'Count Your Blessings,' and the perennial favorite, 'White Christmas.'
by Heidi Scheuermann - Dec 19, 2017
This year, New Orleans has had just about as white of a Christmas as we've seen in quite a while. With the excitement of last week's snowfall and Christmas coming up on Monday, the touring production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS couldn't have come to the Saenger Theater at a more perfect time.
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 19, 2014
Time is ticking on your last chance to vote for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Orlando Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 19th. Voting closes at the end of the year!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 13, 2014
Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Orlando Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 4th.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 5, 2015
The journey from the 21st Century back to Hollywood's glamourous golden age is an inspiring one when your "tour guides" are the legendary Ginger Rogers and Fred Astaire - portrayed by Darien Crago and Jeremy Benton in Westchester Broadway Theatre's production of Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern's Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical, running August 13-September 20.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015
Westchester Broadway Theatre presents BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS, conceived and developed by Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern, with book/musical arrangements/original songs by Christopher McGovern. Directed and choreographed by Jeremy Benton with musical direction by Jose Simbulan, the show runs August 13 - September 20, 2015, with opening night slated for August 14th. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsals below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2017
MC Theatrical Productions has announced that it will present THE DEATH OF THE MOON, a dramatic new musical written and directed by Arnold L. Cohen, with music direction by Michael Ferrara, September 12th - October 8th at the Theater Center's Jerry Orbach Theatre (1627 Broadway). The official opening will be on September 17th.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Aug 3, 2015
Westchester Broadway Theatre is taking audiences back to the glory days of Hollywood's Golden Age with its upcoming production of Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern's Backwards in High Heels: The Ginger Musical, running August 13-September 20. As the cast, under the leadership of director/choreographer Jeremy Benton, got into the serious business of rehearsals, photographer Jake Primmerman was on hand to commemorate the work that goes into bringing the world of the 1930s movie musical to life onstage at WBT.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016
The award-winning East Lynne Theater Company of Cape May, NJ has announced complete casting for S. N. Behrman's effervescent 1932 comedy, Biography.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2014
It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2018
Bristol Riverside Theatre opens its 32nd Mainstage season with the one-woman tour de force, Erma Bombeck: At Wit's End by Allison Engel and Margaret Engel on September 18th - October 7th. Directed by Jennie Eisenhower, it stars Licia Watson in the title role.
by Justin J Sacramone - Aug 18, 2014
'Backwards in High Heels,' now playing through August 23rd at The Winter Park Playhouse, is as entertaining as it is educational. The story is an account of the transformation of a young girl, Virginia Katherine McMath, into one of the country's best-known dancing idols; you may know her by her pseudonym Ginger Rogers, the bright-eyed teenager with dreams of dancing her way through Broadway, Hollywood, and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2015
Westchester Broadway Theatre presents BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS, conceived and developed by Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern, with book/musical arrangements/original songs by Christopher McGovern. Directed and choreographed by Jeremy Benton with musical direction by Jose Simbulan, the production began last night, August 13, and runs through September 20, 2015. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015
Westchester Broadway Theatre presents BACKWARDS IN HIGH HEELS, conceived and developed by Lynnette Barkley and Christopher McGovern, with book/musical arrangements/original songs by Christopher McGovern. Directed and choreographed by Jeremy Benton with musical direction by Jose Simbulan, the show runs tonight, August 13, through September 20, 2015, with opening night slated for August 14th. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsals below!
by Meet the Cast - Apr 8, 2015
Gigi, Alan Jay Lerner and Frederick Loewe's beloved Oscar and Tony Award-winning musical comedy, celebrates its opening tonight, April 8, at the Neil Simon Theatre (250 West 52nd Street). Scroll down to learn more about the company, and watch highlights from the show below!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2015
The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, are thrilled to announce that the second show of its 2014-2015 season, the critically-acclaimed (LA Times' CRITICS CHOICE!) Los Angeles Premiere of THE OTHER PLACE, written by Sharr White and directed by Andre Barron and starring Sam Anderson, Taylor Gilbert, Dirk Etchison and Danielle Stephens is EXTENDING AGAIN - Now through SUNDAY, MAY 31st at the Road Theatre Company's second home, the Road on Magnolia, located in The NoHo Senior Arts Colony, 10747 Magnolia Blvd. in North Hollywood.
by TV Scoop - Apr 24, 2020
Get all the scoop on Coming Up on a Rebroadcast of SEAL TEAM, airing on CBS on Saturday, May 2, 2020!