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Great Expectations - 2006 - Off-Broadway


Music Box Theatre (Broadway)

(New York, NY)
239 West 45th St.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2020
Producers Michael Jackowitz of Witzend Productions, David Bryant and Michael Alden have announced that the new John Caird, Paul Gordon Christmas musical ESTELLA SCROOGE, A Christmas Carol With A Twist, takes to the stage this actor at a time.
by Kathleen Anwar - Sep 28, 2020
“Poor Jerusha Abbot- the oldest orphan in the John Grier home!” This young woman’s fortunes turn around after a kindly and mysterious trustee decides to do something radical for the time period: sponsoring her- that is, paying for the education of a female- as a semi-anonymous benefactor.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2020
Paul Roseby OBE today announces National Youth Theatre's developments for the remainder of 2020 and initial plans for 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2020
Beginning this month, Goodspeed Musicals will offer robust performing arts education and training programs for students 7 years of age and older - all from the comfort and safety of home.
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
After 14-years awaiting, Producer and Screenwriter Randolph M. Hirsch's Award-Winning Masterpiece 'YOU CAN TAKE IT OR LEAVE IT!' is now formally in development.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2020
Following the sell-out success of performances of Dr Blood's Old Travelling Show this October, audiences can now look forward to a wide range of live experiences at the Belgrade Theatre, with socially distanced shows taking place throughout November and December. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2020
Interim Creative Director, Rachel Tackley today announces Riverside Studios' 2020 Christmas season. Highlights include award-winning actor and comedian Eddie Izzard's solo show; a preview of Great Expectations by Charles Dickens. The full programme commences on 2 December and runs until 24 December.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2020
Abingdon Theatre Company has announced an array of programming – albeit virtual! - for the remainder of its 2020-2021 season. In honor of World AIDS Day – tomorrow, Tuesday, December 1, Abingdon Theatre Company will be a co-producer for the virtual revival of “Elegies for Angels, Punks and Raging Queens,” to benefit BC/EFA.
by Stage Tube - Nov 16, 2020
Producers Michael Jackowitz of Witzend Productions, David Bryant and Michael Alden, in partnership with Streaming Musicals, herald the arrival of a new holiday musical tradition with the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
Masquerade Theatre Company presents its third fully realized virtual production, Great Expectations, live-streamed December 11 - 19, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2020
Extended by popular demand, the first production of North Coast Rep's Filmed Plays Online, Necessary Sacrifices written by Richard Hellesen and directed by Peter Ellenstein continues for nationwide streaming on showtix4U via the North Coast Rep website.
by Jonathan Marshall - May 7, 2020
The X-Files became a '90s cult classic, running for nine seasons and spawning two movies and two miniseries revivals. But since portraying FBI agent Dana Scully, Gillian Anderson has carved out a diverse career both on screen and stage. The much-loved star spoke to BroadwayWorld about her career ahead of the National Theatre at Home's screening of the critically acclaimed A Streetcar Named Desire.
by TV News Desk - May 13, 2020
Academy Award-nominee and Bafta Award-winning writer Steven Knight (pictured) has signed up to write a six-part limited series adaptation of Charles Dickens' Great Expectations, once again teaming with producers Ridley Scott and Tom Hardy.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
The Barn Theatre has released production photos of their new Built by Barn production of the comedy Ben Hur by Olivier award-winning playwright Patrick Barlow.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2020
Celebrating its 10th anniversary with a ceremony held in the iconic Grand Hall of Battersea Arts Centre on Sunday 8 March 2020, the Off West End Awards once again celebrated the best of independent, fringe and alternative theatres across London.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Jon Culshaw will star as 'Bill Bryson' in a brand-new stage production of Bryson's award-winning memoir NOTES FROM A SMALL ISLAND adapted by BAFTA and Olivier Award winning playwright Tim Whitnall. Directed by the Watermill's Artistic Director Paul Hart, the production will have its world premiere in Newbury on Thursday 24 September and play until Saturday 31 October, with a national press night on Monday 28 September. The production will then tour to Malvern, Cambridge, and Richmond, with further dates to announced.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Theatre in the Round Players (TRP) continues its 68th Season with Barbara Field's adaptation of Charles Dickens' classic Great Expectations, in weekend performances from March 20 through April 12. 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2021
Continuing to push the bounds of virtual theatre, Masquerade Theatre Company will open its 2021 Principal Series this March with a live-streamed production of the Pulitzer Prize winning play, Wit, by Margaret Edson.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2021
Keen Co Artistic Director Jonathan Silverstein announced new guests for upcoming evenings of the FREE event, Keen After Hours: Heidi Armbruster & Paul Niebanck, who share the distinction of working on the most Keen productions, on April 5th, joining the previously announced Nick Blaemire tonight, March 22nd followed by Dan Domingues on March 29th.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2021
92Y has announced its upcoming lineup, including Justine Bateman, Carrie-Anne Moss, Lauren Ambrose, Men In Kilts, Anna Deveare Smith, Alan Bergman, and more in virtual talks.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2020
Theatre in the Round postpones shows and cancels events due to Covid-19:
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020
Shakespeare's Globe has announced full casting for Romeo & Juliet, directed by Ola Ince, designed by Jacob Hughes, which will open the 2020 Summer Season on Tuesday 14 April.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2020
Red Bull Theater today announced the next event of its special benefit programming to provide an opportunity for its community of artists and theater lovers to gather in the virtual space during this unprecedented time: a RemarkaBull Podversation with Stephen Spinella.
by Student Blogger: Bea Mienik - Jan 29, 2021
Student blogger Bea shares her experience with Broadway Workshop's Waitress event with Jessie Mueller, Christopher Fitzgerald, and Kayla Davion!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2021
Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to welcome eleven new ensemble members and artistic associates. Ensemble members include Wardell Julius Clark, Greg Geffrard, Arti Ishak, Krystal Ortiz, Gabrielle Randle-Bent and Netta Walker. Artistic Associates include Patrick Agada, J. Nicole Brooks, Brynne Frauenhoffer, Jyreika Guest and Sarah Price.
by Kelsey Lawler - Feb 7, 2020
I always expect greatness from 'The Lion King.' To have a cast without a weak link among them. To blow me away with choreography and costumes, even if I've seen it before. 'The Lion King' never fails to meet every one of these great expectations, and the show currently on stage at the Marcus Center is no exception.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2021
Despite Coronavirus, 25-year-old award-nominated actor Beaux Harris continues to dance her way through lockdown and is encouraging others to keep going through her Instagram page and online dance classes, suitable for all age groups.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020
The Barn Theatre have announced casting for their upcoming production of the comedy Ben Hur by Olivier award-winning playwright Patrick Barlow. The production, which runs in the historic Roman town from 4 March to 18 April 2020, will star James Dinsmore (Great Expectations) as Edgar T Chesterfield, Liam Horrigan (The Play That Goes Wrong) as Daniel Veil, Devarnie Lothian (Grandpa's Great Escape) as Omar Lord and Bronte Tadman (A Christmas Carol) as Crystal Singer.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
Darren Day will join the cast of Footloose The Musical as Reverend Moore in the brand-new UK Tour, which plays at The Alexandra, Birmingham from Monday 4 until Saturday 9 May 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2020
The Barn Theatre has released rehearsal photos for its upcoming Built by Barn production of the comedy Ben Hur by Olivier award-winning playwright Patrick Barlow.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020
Shakespeare's epic Fire and Reign series continues with a dynamic production of Henry IV, Part 1, produced by Orlando Shakes in partnership with UCF. This production will run in repertory February 19 - March 21, 2020 along with Alexandre Dumas' The Three Musketeers, as adapted by Catherine Bush. Tickets (starting at $30) are available now by phone (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, online at, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street).
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
Masquerade Theatre is dedicated to exploring the humanity beneath our masques by using theatre to enlighten, to celebrate our diversity as a vital part of our human experience and to inspire us to think, react and learn. New works by contemporary artists are essential to engaging audiences in a shared dialogue reflective of our own time.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2020
Just in time for the holidays, The Firehouse Theatre is bringing audiences a magical musical created with new cutting-edge technology that is sure to become new a holiday tradition – the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist! Tickets are now on sale until January 3 and may be purchased at; or visit the company's website at
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2020
When actress Katharine 'Kat' Kramer made her debut on Richard Skipper Celebrates podcast this past Saturday, she announced that she would be featured in the first episode on the new YouTube channel that HMP Celebrity Showcase has just launched.
by Gil Kaan - Dec 5, 2020
Rubicon Theatre presents the World Premiere of ESTELLA SCROOGE: A CHRISTMAS CAROL WITH A TWIST, a modern day take on Charles Dickens’ beloved 1843 novella A Christmas Carol. Stellar cast of twenty-four includes: Betsy Wolfe as Estella Scrooge, Clifton Duncan as Phillip 'Pip' Nickleby, Lauren Patten as Dawkins, Patrick Page as Mr. Merdle, Carolee Carmello as Marla Havisham, Danny Burstein as Ebenezer Scrooge.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2020
Richard Skipper celebrates Katharine 'Kat' Kramer, tomorrow Afternoon December 5th at 5PM ET/2PM PT . Streaming LIVE on Facebook and YouTube.
by Marina Kennedy - Dec 28, 2020
Broadwayworld New Jersey has kept their readers in the know in 2020. We are proud to have continued our interviews, reviews, and performance announcements including all the ones that have been streaming. Check out some of the articles that our team has made possible. We all look forward to great entertainment in 2021.
by Stephi Wild - Dec 23, 2020
This week's list includes the songbook to Moulin Rouge! the Musical. Also, check out the Estella Scrooge cast album featuring Danny Burstein, Betsy Wolfe, Lauren Patten, Patrick Page, Carolee Carmello, and more.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2020
More than 50 US theatre companies are benefitting from Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist, an original streaming musical written and filmed during the pandemic, which focuses on the joys and responsibilities of common welfare and helping others. 
by Amber Kusching - Dec 18, 2020
Interpreted for the stage by playwright Gale Childs Daly, the story for “Great Expectations” comes alive through vibrant performances of six actors in true troupe style. While the novel contains more than twenty characters, Daly brings the story to life with Pip, and five narrators who play multiple revolving parts.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
Stars in the House continues tonight (8pm) with Estella Scrooge with David Bryant, Danny Burstein, John Caird, Carolee Carmello, Clifton Duncan, Paul Gordon, Patrick Page, Lauren Patten and Betsy Wolfe.  Book by John Caird and Paul Gordon, music and lyrics by Gordon and direction by Caird.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
TRU has announced a Holiday Viewing Party and Fundraiser on Friday, December 18, 2020 at 4:30pm. Join the TRU Community for a screening of the premiere of ESTELLA SCROOGE, a magical musical event for the entire family! Featuring an exclusive talkback with Scrooge producer Michael Alden and founder Tom Polum.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 12, 2020
The new musical, Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist, is now available to stream at
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2020
Just in time for the holidays, Rubicon Theatre presents the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist, a magical new holiday musical which originated and was developed at Rubicon over two seasons in the company's Plays-in-Progress program (under the title Little Miss Scrooge).
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2020
Just in time for the holidays, Musical Theatre West brings audiences a magical musical created with new cutting-edge technology that is sure to become new a holiday tradition – the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist! Estella Scrooge is now available for streaming through the holidays.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2020
Just in time for the holidays, Wallis Annenberg Center for Performing Arts brings audiences a magical musical, created with new cutting-edge technology, that is sure to become new a holiday tradition – the World Premiere of Estella Scrooge: A Christmas Carol with a Twist.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2020
The Turbine Theatre has announced its upcoming lineup through the end of the year. Upcoming shows include Horrible Histories, Hair, Great Expectations, the Barricade Boys, and many more.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2020
Papatango Theatre Company today announced the ten winning monologues from their Isolated But Open - Voices From Across The Shutdown initiative. Filmed performances of the monologues are available now for free on Papatango's website (, alongside the publication of each monologue as a free online PDF by Nick Hern Books.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2021
Definition Theatre announces the recipients of its Amplify new play commissions. Chosen from feedback from the Definition Theatre ensemble and showcase audience, the commission recipients include Lot 110 by Nora Carroll, Corazones by Luna Dragon Mac-Williams, What a Time to be Alive (You Say That Every Time) by Paul Michael Thomson, and are you ready to smash white things? by Ireon Roach.