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Astor Place Theatre

(New York, NY)
434 Layfayette St.
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by Cary Ginell - Sep 28, 2017
Newcomer Miyuki Miyagi was stunning in her SoCal debut in 'Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris' and is now making her first appearance with 5 Star Theatricals with 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.' The Brooklyn transplant is an impressive singer and actress and if her past performance was any indication, she will certainly find her place in L.A.'s theater community.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014
This October 2014, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris opens at the Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited six-week run from 16 October to 22 November 2014. Press night is set for Saturday 18 October at 7.45pm. Directed by multi-award-winning director Andrew Keates, the production features an all-star cast of Daniel Boys (Avenue Q, Spamalot, Love Story - also well-known from BBC's Any Dream Will Do, 2007), David Burt (The Merchant of Venice, The Beggars People, Plague Over England), Eve Polycarpou (In The Heights, Mother Courage, Jacques Brel - National Theatre, 1970s) and Gina Beck (Wicked, Phantom of the Opera, Les Mise?rables).
by Benjamin Tomchik - Oct 7, 2014
Creative Cauldron's 2014-15 season is entitled, “Oh the places we will go…” And it's hard not to feel transported back to 1950's Paris with their charming production of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris.
by Caryn Robbins - Oct 31, 2017
In today's Variety, playwright Aaron Sorkin (A FEW GOOD MEN) penned a touching tribute to the late actor. You may read it in full below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Robert Guillaume, the stage's first African American 'Phantom', passed away today, October 24, 2017, due to complications of prostate cancer. He was 89.
by David Clarke - Oct 2, 2014
It's those quiet hours-the last few before dawn. Every one has left the theatre, and a single, bare bulb on a stand burns on stage to keep the ghosts company. That is more-or-less the inspiration and significance of the incomparable Betty Buckley's new and haunting album GHOSTLIGHT, produced by the legendary T Bone Burnett.
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 17, 2014
West End stars Gina Beck, Daniel Boys, David Burt and Eve Polycarpou are starring in a major new production of the hit revue Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris at Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited season from Thursday 16 October - Saturday 22 November.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014
This October 2014, Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris opens at the Charing Cross Theatre for a strictly limited six-week run from today 16 October to 22 November 2014.
by Robert Diamond - Nov 6, 2015
?The Penny Seats return to the stage this upcoming winter for Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, a musical revue of the songs of Jacques Brel, translated into English by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman. The show kicks off the sixth season for The Penny Seats and will run on Thursdays February 11th, 18th, 25th, and March 3rd, at Conor O'Neill's Irish Pub and Restaurant, 318 South Main Street, Ann Arbor. The two companies are partnering to offer a dinner theatre-style show, with dinner seatings available starting at 6:00 pm, and performances each night at 7:30pm. Audience members can purchase tickets for the dinner-and-show package for just $20, or for the show only, for $10. Advance tickets (which are encouraged) are available online at www.pennyseats.org or by phone at (734) 926-5346.
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 21, 2013
Following its sold-out run of "La Cage aux Folles," Cinnabar Theater in Sonoma County rings in 2014 with a cabaret celebrating the songs of a legendary European troubadour. "Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris" opens at a special gala on New Year's Eve and continues through January 19.
by Bob Rizzo - Nov 14, 2016
Broadway icon Chita Rivera discusses her upcoming concerts, playing rooms both big and small, getting the job done, and how she discovered her voice.
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 1, 2014
?It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup!
by Greg Kerestan - May 8, 2015
Raucous, raw and rock-inflected: you've never heard cabaret like this before.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017
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by Jessica Khan - May 26, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! This weekend's big news: Paper Mill Playhouse's star-studded MARY POPPINS opens on Sunday!
by Rebecca Russo - May 25, 2017
Naughty, funny, dark and romantic: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, the off-Broadway hit by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman that introduced American audiences to the Belgian singer-songwriter known as the "Bob Dylan of France." Director Dan Fishbach and musical director Anthony Lucca helm Jacques Brel… for a July 1 opening at the Odyssey, where it will continue through Aug. 27.
by Pamela Roberts - May 25, 2016
Mosaic Theater Company of DC completes its whirlwind inaugural year with WHEN JANUARY FEELS LIKE SUMMER, a play that is relevant, engaging and sweetly funny.
by Cindy Cardozo - May 12, 2014
Darien Arts Center Stage is a community theatre dedicated to providing excellence in entertainment through plays, musicals, cabarets, and special events. Their Weatherstone Studio at the Darien Arts Center has recently played host to a production of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris. Flawlessly directed by Peter Green, the timeless songs, intimate theater setting, simple set pieces, inspired costumes and brilliant Broadway-caliber cast combined for an entertaining and memorable evening. I felt privileged to be able to attend such a perfect production.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 9, 2016
Gay Marshall, who starred as Morales in A Chorus Line on Broadway and at the Zipper Theater's revival of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, enthralled the audience at Metropolitan Room on Monday evening, March 7th, with her spectacular and unusual take on Edith Piaf.
by Diana Heisroth - Mar 21, 2014
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents Ken Ludwig's classic farce LEND ME A TENOR, April 10-27, 2014. This production is a collaboration with the Marquette University Theatre Department with several students, alumni and faculty filling roles both onstage and on the creative team. Ken Ludwig's LEND ME A TENOR performs in the Broadway Theatre Center's Cabot Theatre in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 19, 2014
Single tickets for the Gloucester Stage Company 35th Anniversary Season are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2015
Beginning this month, A Contemporary Theatre (ACT) continues to partner with the 5th Avenue Theatre, co-producing a musical that appears on each organization's season and performed at ACT. Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris opens tonight, March 12, and runs for 10 weeks in the Falls Theatre, directed by David Armstrong.
by Tyler Peterson - Mar 10, 2016
Gay Marshall, who starred as Morales in A Chorus Line on Broadway and at the Zipper Theater's revival of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, enthralled the audience last week at Metropolitan Room with her spectacular and unusual take on Edith Piaf. She returns to the Metropolitan Room with this show on April 4th at 9:30pm. 
by Marissa Sblendorio - Mar 1, 2016
A whirlwind of emotions swathed in colourful rhythms heads to the stage in the upcoming Sing'theatre production, the smash hit Off-Broadway jukebox musical, Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris. One of the longest-running off-Broadway musical revue of all times, it's initial run broke box-office records and played to countless sold-out houses.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2014
Gloucester Stage Company kicked off the 35th Anniversary Season on June 12 with Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, the internationally acclaimed musical revue of satirical and poignant songs by the late Belgian genius, Jacques Brel. Scroll down for a first look at the cast!
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 5, 2017
Gecko Records is announcing the May 5th release of VOICES, the new recording from singer-songwriter-actress, Amanda McBroom.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 28, 2020
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that singer and actress Elly Stone has died at age 93.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2017
Naughty, funny, dark and romantic: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, the off-Broadway hit by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman that introduced American audiences to the Belgian singer-songwriter known as the "Bob Dylan of France." Director Dan Fishbach and musical director Anthony Lucca helm Jacques Brel… for a July 1 opening at the Odyssey, where it will continue through Aug. 27.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017
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by Nancy Grossman - Jun 19, 2014
Good music stands the test of time and the Gloucester Stage Company celebrates its 35th Anniversary Season by revisiting one of their most requested productions. JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS still shows a lot of life more than 45 years since its off-Broadway debut. A quartet of polished actor-singers reveals the heart and soul in Brel's music and the brilliant complexity of his lyrics.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014
Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Eric C. Engel recently announced that Gloucester Stage Company's 35th Anniversary Season of professional theatre in Gloucester Massachusetts is set to begin tonight, June 12 with the hit musical Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris directed by Engel.
by Gil Kaan - Jul 23, 2018
Director Dan Fishbach returns to the Odyssey Theatre, following up his smartly-directed JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS from last season, with his equally smartly-directed SIDE BY SIDE BY SONDHEIM. Strong vocals notwithstanding, Fishbach has managed to also feature the comedic underlyings of this Sondheim revue, resulting in laughs at the most delicious of moments.
by Elliot Lanes - Jul 20, 2021
Today’s subject Matthew Gardiner is a prime example of someone living their theatre life to the fullest. While he has directed and choreographed all over town and in Korea as well, by far the bulk of his career has been working at Signature Theatre. Since coming there in 2004, Matthew has either choreographed and or directed some of Signature’s most memorable productions while also serving as the company’s Associate Artistic Director since 2011.
by Matt Tamanini - Jul 19, 2015
Paris Je t'dore! And Vive La France! French-flavored Broadway shows and songs are tres magnifique. The romantic 'City of Lights' and the lure of romance with a French accent has served as the inspiration for many musicals through the years. And since France and all of the world's Francophiles celebrated Bastille Day earlier this week, BroadwayWorld's Jeff Walker and Matt Tamanini are taking a look at the shows and tunes that make us go 'oo-la-la!'
by Gil Kaan - Jul 10, 2017
JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS receives a first-rate mounting with a cast of powerful singer/actors, backed by a nimble four-piece musical ensemble, and directed and staged with ingenuity of movement that complement the Jacques Brel tales being performed. These Jacques Brel songs serve as little nuggets, little gems of short stories. Dan Fishbach ably directs this revival of Eric Blau and Mort Shuman, stringing these 24 gems so nicely together.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017
Ring in the New Year with a musical revue that will delight and surprise you - and even offer up some words of wisdom for the times we live in. Pierrot Productions presents 'Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris' at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre Todays, Jan. 6 and 13 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Jan. 7 and 14 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Jan. 8 and 15 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.
by Jessica Khan - Jan 4, 2016
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Jason Robert Brown and Shoshana Bean take the stage in L.A., and BROADWAY IS A DRAG raises funds for BC/EFA at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by Sally Henry Fuller - Jan 23, 2016
The Penny Seats return to the stage this winter for Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, a musical revue of the songs of Jacques Brel, translated into English by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman. The show kicks off the sixth season for The Penny Seats.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014
Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Eric C. Engel recently announced that Gloucester Stage Company's 35th Anniversary Season of professional theatre in Gloucester Massachusetts is set to begin on June 12 with the hit musical Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris directed by Engel.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014
Cinnabar, the beloved professional theater in Sonoma County, has another hit on its hands. Audiences and critics love its "wonderful, imaginative, and provocative" production of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris. Due to sold-out performances and a huge demand for tickets, Cinnabar has extended the show through January 26.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016
Join Ann Arbor's Penny Seats Theatre Company February 11th, 18th, 25th, and March 3rd for the mesmerizing music, humor, and sentiment of the one and only Jacques Brel. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016
Ring in the New Year with a musical revue that will delight and surprise you - and even offer up some words of wisdom for the times we live in. Pierrot Productions presents 'Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris' at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre Fridays, Jan. 6 and 13 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Jan. 7 and 14 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Jan. 8 and 15 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2017
Producer/director Victor Wisehart has announced that two-time Helen Hayes Award-winner and star of Every Little Step Natascia Diaz along with stars of Arena Stage's The Pajama Game Britney Coleman (Babe) and Tim Rogan (Sid) will headline 'Holidays, Hearts, And Home,' a one-night-only benefit concert to raise money to provide relief efforts to Puerto Rico.
by Ashlee Latimer - Aug 7, 2016
Gloucester Stage Company continues its 37th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with a limited run of Jason Robert Brown's Songs For A New World from August 4 through August 27 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA. Songs For A New World with music and lyrics by three time Tony Award winner Jason Robert Brown is a stirring musical journey examining the moments of decision and difficult choices faced in everyday life. Known for such Broadway hits as Parade, The Bridges of Madison County, Honeymoon in Vegas, and The Last Five Years, Mr. Brown artfully blends pop, jazz and gospel in solos and ensemble styles to create this inspiring song cycle.  Directed by Gloucester Stage Artistic Director Robert Walsh, the production features five singers including Tony Award nominee Barbara Walsh, Broadway veterans Rockport's Wendy Waring and Jack Donahue, Berklee College of Music graduate Chris Pittman and  Brandeis' Nyah Macklin, all four in their Gloucester Stage debut. According to Director and GSC Artistic Director Walsh, "Songs For A New World is an enthralling evening of storytelling through song and movement reminiscent of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris. We are so fortunate to have such a talented group of actor-singers to bring this work to our audience. It's a particular treat to work with my cousin Barbara again after so many years!  Wendy, Jack, Chris and Nyah are also incredibly fun, hugely talented and all working together in such a fun way - it's a thrill!'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017
Directed by Australian stage and screen legend Geraldine Turner AM, Riverside Theatres presents the powerful and bold musical revue, Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, from 10th to 13th August 2017.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2015
Salt Lake Acting Company (SLAC) closes out its 20th season of the New Play Sounding Series (NPSS) with a free reading of HARBUR GATE by Kathleen Cahill, directed by Cohen Ambrose on Monday, April 27, 2015 at 7:00 p.m.
by Ben Rimalower - Apr 19, 2019
Nothing quite got me going like hearing Alice Whitfield and the cast of Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris braggadociously belting about 'the time when Brussels was king.'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014
Milwaukee Chamber Theatre (MCT) presents Ken Ludwig's classic farce LEND ME A TENOR, today, April 10-27, 2014.