Face the Music 2007

Opened: March 29, 2007
Closing: April 01, 2007

Face the Music - 2007 - Off-Broadway History , Info & More

New York City Center
131 West 55th St. (between 6th and 7th Avenues) New York, NY 10019

A New York City police sergeant tries to intentionally lose some money by backing a Broadway show, The Rhinestone Girl, that is sure to fail. When it becomes a hit, an investigation into police corruption is launched. The police sergeant’s wife saves the day by donating the profits from the show to the city’s depleated treasury.

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Charlotte Wakefield, Jamie Muscato & More to Star in SPRING AWAKENING 15th Anniversary Reunion Concert in the UK
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 12, 2024

Initial cast members have been revealed for the 15th Anniversary concert of the original West End production of Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik’s Tony, Olivier and Grammy award-winning musical SPRING AWAKENING.

Alfie Boe, Killian Donnelly, Michael Ball, and Bradley Jaden Will Lead LES MISERABLES THE ARENA SPECTACULAR World Tour
by Stephi Wild - Feb 12, 2024

Alfie Boe and Killian Donnelly will share the role of Jean Valjean and Michael Ball and Bradley Jaden will share the role of Javert in the UK, leading a cast and orchestra of over 65 in the forthcoming World Tour of LES MISÉRABLES THE ARENA SPECTACULAR. Learn more about the tour here!

The Cherry Orchard Festival Presents The New York Premiere Of ADDRESS UNKNOWN
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 8, 2024

The Cherry Orchard Festival presents the New York premiere of ADDRESS UNKNOWN, a play starring Evgeny Kissin and Thomas Hampson, based on the anti-fascist novel by Kathrine Kressmann Taylor. The performance will take place on April 17, 2024 at The Town Hall in New York City. Tickets are available now.

Coventry Born West End Star Declan Bennet Returns To Hometown With Playwriting Debut BOY OUT THE CITY
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2024

Coventry born Declan Bennet (EastEnders' Charlie Cotton) will bring his one person show to Belgrade Theatre this spring after a sell-out run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and a successful week on London's West End.

Chitresh Das Dance to Take INVOKING THE RIVER On 3 City India Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 18, 2024

Chitresh Das Dance takes 'Invoking the River' on a 3 City India Tour. Experience an exploration of India's sacred waterways through dance, music, and storytelling.

Broadway Shows Based on the Top 1000 Highest-Grossing Films
by Michael Major - Jan 21, 2024

Of all the films on IMDB's list of the 1000 highest-grossing movies of all time, 31 have been adapted into Broadway musicals. Check out a guide to each those musicals below, along with musicals that are in development or ones that have not yet made their way to Broadway.

New York City Ballet to Present 2024 Art Series Featuring David Michalek
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 5, 2024

New York City Ballet will present the eleventh installment of its acclaimed Art Series initiative during the Company’s 2024 Winter Season.

Brandon Victor Dixon, Erich Bergen, Rachel Dratch & More to Join SAY's 10th Annual Paul Rudd Celebrity Bowling Benefit
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 3, 2024

SAY: The Stuttering Association for the Young ’s Paul Rudd’s 10 th Annual All-Star Bowling Benefit will be held on Monday, January 22, 2024 at 7:00pm at Frames Bowling Lounge in New York, NY .

Interview: Theatre Life with Faith Seetoo
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 22, 2023

Today’s subject Faith Seetoo is currently living her theatre life on the conductor’s podium as the musical director of the North American Tour of Disney’s Frozen. The show is currently running in the Opera House at Kennedy Center continuing through January 21st,2024.

Second Stage Theater to Present Reading of New Musical EIGHTY-SIXED
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 14, 2023

Second Stage Theater will present a one-night-only reading of the new musical EIGHTY-SIXED, which will kick off the NEXT STAGE FESTIVAL on January 16, 2024 at Second Stage’s Tony Kiser Theater.

August Wilson's HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED is Coming to TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
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THEATREWORKS SILICON VALLEY presents August Wilson's 'How I Learned What I Learned,' a powerful one-man show about the life of the acclaimed playwright. Don't miss this heartfelt portrayal of a theatrical trailblazer.

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Join Sydney Skybetter as he sits down with Dr. Catie Cuan, a pioneer in the field of choreorobotics, in this episode of the Dances with Robots podcast. Discover her personal and professional journey and delve into the question of why dance with a robot. Available now on listening platforms.

Stephen Hamm Theremin Man Releases Rocking Advance Single “Sagittarius A-Star”
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Stephen Hamm Theremin Man releases the advance single 'Sagittarius A-Star' from his upcoming album. This space rock and psychedelic electronic track showcases Hamm's mastery of the theremin. Check out the video and stream the single now.

Review: PRISON DANCER THE MUSICAL at Ottawa's National Arts Centre
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What did our critic think of PRISON DANCER THE MUSICAL at Ottawa's National Arts Centre?

Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater to Present THE RED ROSE Manhattan Premiere
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 22, 2023

Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater will present Manhattan Premiere of its award-winning musical The Red Rose, conceived and directed by the Doris Duke Artist Rosalba Rolón with music by Desmar Guevara, additional music by Danny Rivera, and choreography by Yaraní del Valle.

Miko Marks Releases Single 'Water To Wine' Featuring Melissa Carper
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MIKO MARKS premieres her new single 'Water to Wine' featuring Melissa Carper. Check out the soulful collaboration on HOLLER.

Listen: The Conference For Research On Choreographic Interfaces Presents DANCES WITH ROBOTS: Episodes 1 And 2
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 14, 2023

Dive into the fascinating world of art, technology, and dance with Dances with Robots podcast. Join host Sydney Skybetter, a choreographer and Dean at Brown University, as he explores interdisciplinary practices and the ways artists and technologists navigate the world.

THE RED ROSE Will Make Manhattan Premiere at Pregones/PRTT
by Stephi Wild - Nov 13, 2023

​​​​​​​Pregones/Puerto Rican Traveling Theater has announced the Manhattan Premiere of its award-winning musical The Red Rose, conceived and directed by the Doris Duke Artist Rosalba Rolón with music by Desmar Guevara, additional music by Danny Rivera, and choreography by Yaraní del Valle.

The Conference For Research On Choreographic Interfaces Presents DANCES WITH ROBOTS
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The Conference for Research on Choreographic Interfaces (CRCI) presents Dances with Robots: a podcast exploring the intersection of art, technology, and activism. Hosted by Sydney Skybetter and Ariane Michaud, the podcast premieres on November 14, 2023. Join them as they navigate the world through interdisciplinary practice.

THE SOUND OF MUSIC Global Tour to Launch Second Season in Shanghai, China
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THE SOUND OF MUSIC Global Tour - Second Season Launches in Shanghai, China. Broadway International Group and Broadway Asia are launching a second season of the international tour of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC.

Two World Premiere Musicals & More Set for La Jolla Playhouse 2024/2025 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 31, 2023

La Jolla Playhouse has unveiled its 2024/2025 season, featuring two world-premiere musicals. Learn more and see how to purchase tickets!

OZ Arts to Present Rennie Harris' ROME & JEWELS
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Rennie Harris's Rome & Jewels will be presented at OZ Arts Nashville.

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This performance of Young Frankenstein by the cast and crew of Keystone Theatrics is one you won’t want to miss. It is hilarious and heart-warming.

2025 Cliburn Competition Applications Open
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Applications are now open for the Seventeenth Van Cliburn International Piano Competition, taking place in Fort Worth, Texas. Get all the details here!

Industry Pro Newsletter: Does the nonprofit model still work for arts organizations? And the FTC Issues New Rule on Ticketing “Junk” Fees
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From the start of this newsletter in the pandemic, we’ve been covering the evolution of the performing arts industry, and the articles we’ve compiled this week underscore that evolution in a big way. The first of those articles being the very question on if the nonprofit model is still working for arts organizations anymore.

Face the Music FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

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Torch Song
You Must Be Born with It
On a Roof in Manhattan
My Beautiful Rhinestone Girl
Soft Lights and Sweet Music
Well of All the Rotten Shows
I Say It's Spinach (and the Hell with It)
Drinking Song
Dear Old Crinoline Days
I Don't Want to Be Married (I Just Wanna Be Friends)
Manhattan Madness
Investigation
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