Gutenberg! The Musical!

Doug Simon and Bud Davenport are two simple dolts who set out to musicalize quite possibly the least musical event in history: the creation of the printing press.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017
The Old Globe presents the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein. Based on the beloved 1993 Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer motion picture written by Barry Berman and Leslie McNeil, Benny & Joon is directed by Jack Cummings III, Artistic Director of New York's Transport Group.
by Angie Stanton - Sep 12, 2017
There's nothing better than a zany, laugh-out-loud theatre experience like THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE. Thanks to Capital City Theatre (CCT), now in their third season, the show will be playing at the Overture Center the last two weekends of September.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
The Muny has announced that St. Louis native and longtime Muny performer, Alex Prakken will star alongside the previously announced Mikaela Bennett in the eighth installment of its off-season concert series, Muny Magic at The Sheldon, November 5 and 6 at 7:30 p.m.
by Aimee Smith - Oct 5, 2018
Bud and Doug have achieved the dream of many a musical theatre fan - they have written their own show. They have poured blood, sweat, and tears into their story, and they are here in the Newtown Community Centre to pitch their work to their eager audience. And of course, a fair bit of sweat comes with the performing as well as the writing. Because Bud and Doug are the only performers in this two act musical extravaganza.
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 31, 2018
Experience New York City favorites. The venues at YOTEL offer exquisite drink, dining and entertainment all housed on the hotel's 4th Floor. It's the place where you can enjoy cocktails at the rooftop bar and lounge, Social Drink & Food; dinner at their stylish restaurant, Green Fig; and fantastic cabaret shows in the entertainment venue, Green Room 42.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017
Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2017-2018 Season with the regional premiere of Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe, a funny and moving new play about the lengths to which we will go for those we love.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2019
The 5 & Dime has announced its shows and new ticket subscription options starting at $74 for the theatre's 2020 season.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017
Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the Midwest Premiere of Holmes and Watson, by Jeffery Hatcher in the Quadracci Powerhouse, November 14 December 17.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018
Coming to The Green Room 42, the hilarious, manic, and heartwarming musical spoof, Gutenberg! The Musical! An overwhelmingly enthusiastic pair of aspiring playwrights perform a backers' audition for their new project: a big, splashy musical about printing press inventor, Johann Gutenberg. Writers Bud and Doug sing all the songs and play all the parts in their crass historical epic, with the hope that one of the producers in attendance will give them a Broadway contract; fulfilling their ill-advised, yet hearteningly sincere dreams.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017
Award-winning director and two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers is on board as director for The Bobby Darin Story, the opening show of 92Y's American Songbook series Lyrics & Lyricists.
by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2019
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by Stephi Wild - Nov 26, 2018
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by Alexa Criscitiello - Nov 26, 2018
Today we're wishing a happy birthday to Tony nominee Christopher Fitzgerald.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018
Kitchen Theatre Company (KTC) will deck the halls with laughter as Ithaca-famous celebrities take the stage for the Live KTC Holiday Match Game,  hosted by Kitchen Theatre favorite actor Karl Gregory. The party will include nice food, naughty drinks, live music, an ugly sweater contest, and a seat at the show. Join the fun two nights only: December 16 at 5:00 PM & December 17 at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017
Kitchen Theatre Company is thrilled to announce that Artistic Director Emerita Rachel Lampert was honored with the Syracuse Area Live Theater (SALT) Lifetime Achievement Award at 2017 Ceremony, held November 5th at Syracuse Stage. The SALT Award program recognizes exemplary and outstanding performances in Professional and Non-Professional theater in Central New York.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017
Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the Midwest Premiere of Holmes and Watson, by Jeffery Hatcher in the Quadracci Powerhouse, now through December 17. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017
Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents the Midwest Premiere of Holmes and Watson, by Jeffery Hatcher in the Quadracci Powerhouse, November 14 December 17.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2017
Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2017-2018 Season with the regional premiere of Every Brilliant Thing by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe, a funny and moving new play about the lengths to which we will go for those we love.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2018
Fresh after graduating from Boston University's School of Theatre, two young women founded Amateur Hour - a collective with the mission to create opportunities for women in comedy. After a successful run in Boston, Amateur Hour is bringing the first ever all-female production of Gutenberg! The Musical! to New York City.
by Seth Tucker - May 21, 2019
The theatrical landscape has been enriched by the ambition of this daring company and "Gutenberg! The Musical!" is their newest and most refreshing addition.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017
The Roustabouts Theatre Company presents a comic retelling of a classic romance WITHERING HEIGHTS, based on 'Withering Heights' by Emily Bronte, written and performed by Phil Johnson and Omri Schein and directed by David Ellenstein, bringing together two notable local actors and North Coast Rep's Artistic Director to direct the World Premiere at Diversionary Theatre from June 11 to July 9.
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017
The hilarious musical spoof Gutenberg! The Musical! is coming to Seattle. Local theatre favorites Kate Jaeger and Matt Giles star as two aspiring playwrights performing a staged reading of their new passion project for potential producers: a big, splashy musical about printing press inventor Johann Gutenberg. Gutenberg! The Musical! will run May 12-22, 2017 at The Jewelbox Theater at The Rendezvous (2322 2nd Ave). Tickets can be purchased at Brown Paper Tickets (http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2930545.)
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017
Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/19 - Rock of Ages and More!
by Jared West - May 14, 2017
Gutenberg. Without Johannes Gutenberg and his invention of the printing press, life would be very different in our world. We wouldn't have widely distributed books. Most of us wouldn't know how to read or write. And, tragically, we wouldn't have this wildly ridiculous, often inappropriate and hilarious show, GUTENBERG! THE MUSICAL! being produced by Tarrant Actors Regional Theatre.
by Jay Irwin - May 13, 2017
Attention all you Broadway producers out there … or even you wanna-be producers … or just people who love to laugh, you'll want to head on down to the Jewelbox Theater at the Rendezvous to catch two comedy savants educate us with some historical fiction with "Gutenberg! The Musical!" But maybe don't expect to learn anything, just expect to laugh.
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2018
Billed as 'lovingly ripped off from the classic comedy film Monty Python and the Holy Grail', SPAMALOT kicks off Cygnet Theatre's sixteenth season. With book and lyrics by Monty Python actor Eric Idle, music by John Du Prez and Eric Idle, directed by Sean Murray with musical direction by Terry O'Donnell and choreography by Katie Banville, the production runs June 27 through August 5. Opening Night for media is June 30.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2019
As Jordan Berman pounds the New York City pavement searching for Mr. Right, he wards off lonely nights with his trio of close-knit girlfriends. As singles' nights turn into bachelorette parties, Jordan must face his own capacity to love and be loved. This hilarious and heart-wrenching Broadway comedy dives into the trenches of urban single life and the aspirational gay wedding, reminding us that you can't hurry love-no matter how much you wish you could.
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017
Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak are proud to announce BrightSide Theatre's 2017-2018 Season - "Season Seven- Cinema to Stage" "Join us as we celebrate three entertaining pieces of theatre created from three award winning films.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2018
Fresh after graduating from Boston University's School of Theatre, two young women founded Amateur Hour - a collective with the mission to create opportunities for women in comedy. After a successful run in Boston, Amateur Hour is bringing the first ever all-female production of Gutenberg! The Musical! to New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2018
Fresh after graduating from Boston University's School of Theatre, two young women founded Amateur Hour - a collective with the mission to create opportunities for women in comedy. After a successful run in Boston, Amateur Hour is bringing the first ever all-female production of Gutenberg! The Musical! to New York City.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017
This weekend only, join Landless Theatre at Frederick's Weinberg Center for something a little different.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2019
After a successful, all-female production of Gutenberg! The Musical! - the ladies of Amateur Hour were ready for their next challenge. Inspired by the musical's absurd, out-of-the-box humor, they got to work writing and creating the company's first original sketch comedy show!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2018
La Jolla Playhouse is proud to announce Backyard Renaissance Theatre Company as its 2018/2019 Resident Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018
Arden Theatre Company Cabaret Series presents Steve Pacek on Friday, February 2 and Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 8pm. Pacek performs THE MAN YOU MAY NOT KNOW in the Bob and Selma Horan Studio Theatre at the Hamilton Family Arts Center, 62 N. 2nd Street in Old City, Philadelphia. The cabaret is one of four being offered as part of the 2017/18 Arden Cabaret Series. The Presenting Sponsor of the Arden Cabaret Series is Univest.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018
Award-winning director and two-time Tony Award nominee Alex Timbers is on board as director for The Bobby Darin Story, the opening show of 92Y's American Songbook series Lyrics & Lyricists.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2018
BrightSide Theatre, Naperville's only professional theatre performing in the historic downtown district, continues its 7th season Cinema to Stage. The 39 Steps will perform at the Theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall at North Central College, 31 S. Ellsworth Street in Naperville March 9-25, 2018. Tickets are on sale now at www.brightsidetheatre.com, or by phone at 630-447-TIXS (8497). The press performance is Friday, March 9 at 8pm.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2018
Arden Theatre Company Cabaret Series presents Steve Pacek on Friday, February 2 and Saturday, February 3, 2018, at 8pm. Pacek performs THE MAN YOU MAY NOT KNOW in the Bob and Selma Horan Studio Theatre at the Hamilton Family Arts Center, 62 N. 2nd Street in Old City, Philadelphia. The cabaret is one of four being offered as part of the 2017/18 Arden Cabaret Series. The Presenting Sponsor of the Arden Cabaret Series is Univest.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2018
This poetic new play with music follows Ed, a gay Jesuit priest who leaves the Catholic church to reconcile with his estranged brother in an isolated and icy township in Alaska. As Ed confronts his tragic past and tenuous future, he unexpectedly finds love beneath the starry Alaskan sky, and support from an unlikely ally. Introducing an auspicious new voice in American theatre, The Hour of Great Mercy by Miranda Rose Hall, is a tender, insightful and compassionate story about our collective relationship to illness, family, and redemption.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017
Kitchen Theatre Company has let the elf out of the bag!! The surprise entertainment at this year's Holiday Party and Fundraiser will be a special reading of David Sedaris's The SantaLand Diaries by Kitchen Theatre favorite actor Karl Gregory. The party will include festive eats and wonderful local wine and beer. It's happening for two nights only: December 13 & 14 at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017
Kitchen Theatre Company has let the elf out of the bag!! The surprise entertainment at this year's Holiday Party and Fundraiser will be a special reading of David Sedaris's The SantaLand Diaries by Kitchen Theatre favorite actor Karl Gregory. The party will include festive eats and wonderful local wine and beer. It's happening for two nights only: December 13 & 14 at 7:00 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the first show of its 2017-2018 Season, the world premiere musical Benny & Joon, with book by Kirsten Guenther, music by Nolan Gasser, and lyrics by Mindi Dickstein.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017
Artistic Director Jeffrey Cass and Executive Director Julie Ann Kornak have just announced BrightSide Theatre's 2017-2018 Season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017
TheaterWorks announced today that NEXT TO NORMAL will extend again through May 14, 2017.
by Audition Roundup - Apr 29, 2018
Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 29, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country.
by Meet the Cast - Apr 19, 2017
Manhattan Theatre Club's new Broadway production of Lillian Hellman's The Little Foxes, starring Laura Linney and Cynthia Nixon, opens tonight, April 19, at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). Tony winner Daniel Sullivan (Proof, Rabbit Hole) directs. Scroll down to learn more about the company and watch interviews with the cast!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017
MasterVoices (formerly The Collegiate Chorale), closes its 75th anniversary season with Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland on April 27, 2017 at 7pm at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall (57th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, NY 10019). The production will be conducted and directed by MasterVoices' Artistic Director Ted Sperling and will feature Kelli O'Hara (Contrary Mary), Bill Irwin (Master Toymaker), Christopher Fitzgerald (Alan), Lauren Worsham (Jane), Jay Armstrong Johnson (Tom Tom), Jonathan Freeman (Uncle Barnaby), Chris Sullivan (Gonzorgo), Jeffrey Schecter (Roderigo), Michael Kostroff (Chief Inspector Marmaduke), and Blair Brown (The Narrator), with the 130 singers of MasterVoices and Orchestra of St. Luke's. Musical Staging by Andrew Palermo, Costume Consulting by Tracy Christensen, and Concert Adaptation by Joe Keenan and Ted Sperling.