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Pump Boys and Dinettes - 1981 - Off-Off-Broadway

Gas jockeys and waitresses perform country music numbers.

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Westside Arts Theatre

(New York, NY)
234 West 44th St.
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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 3, 2020
Florida Studio Theatre has announced that The FST School is offering two online master classes this month led by top artists in the industry. FST Cabaret favorite and Blue Eyed Bettys co-founder Ben Mackel will lead 'Anyone Can Write a Song,' a workshop focused on songwriting and musical storytelling, on Wednesday, September 16 at 2PM.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 25, 2019
Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Executive Director Ellen Richard are thrilled to announce that acclaimed film, TV and theatre veterans Frances Fisher (a?oeTitanic,a?? Native Gardens, Barbeque), will star as a?oeQueen Eleanora?? and Gregory Harrison (a?oeTrapper John, M.D.,a?? Broadway'sChicago, Steel Pier), will star as a?oeKing Henry IIa?? in its upcoming production of THE LION IN WINTER, written by James Goldman and directed by Sheldon Epps.  
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2020
Ocala Civic Theatre Presents PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES beginning tonight!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 20, 2021
Carter Calvert will return to New Hope with her one-woman salute to Cline. Entitled, “Walkin’ After Midnight: A Patsy Cline Tribute,” Calvert will be backed by the Roger Cohen Band and will perform 10 shows from October 14 – 24.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2021
Carter Calvert will return to New Hope with her one-woman salute to Cline. Entitled, “Walkin’ After Midnight: A Patsy Cline Tribute,” Calvert will be backed by the Roger Cohen Band and will perform 10 shows from October 14 – 24
by Stephi Wild - Oct 30, 2019
Edmund Bagnell, 1st Violinist & vocalist of the internationally acclaimed group Well-Strung, will star in the New York premiere of He Plays The Violin at Feinstein's/54 Below on Nov. 25 at 9:30 PM. The show is being developed by New Works Provincetown at The Art House this fall and includes a brand new song written for Mr. Bagnell by Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens & War Paint). Through stories and song, the evening celebrates all things music, from classical to standards and from pop to Broadway, and of course with a good dose of fiddle thrown in. This piece shows a different side of Edmund Bagnell in this personal and uplifting journey through music, and is written by and starring Edmund Bagnell, conceived by Mark Cortale, music directed by Matt Aument and directed by Michael Schiralli.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 29, 2020
Quality Broadway programming is at your fingertips through the LIVE FROM SKYLIGHT RUN concert series, and their Sophomore offering brings the timeless music of Patsy Cline
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 29, 2019
According to the New York Times, Lear deBessonet, current Resident Director of City Center Encores! will officially succeed Jack Viertel as the new artistic director in 2021.  DeBessonet joined the Encores! team in January 2019 following Viertel's announcement of his retirement in July. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 28, 2020
American Repertory Theater has announced today details about the first three events in the theater's new Behind the Scenes series with the writers, directors, composers, and choreographers who are making work at the A.R.T.
by Julie Musbach - Oct 25, 2019
Laguna Playhouse announces the final cast and creative team to join acclaimed film, TV and theatre veterans Frances Fisher (a?oeTitanic,a?? Native Gardens, Barbeque), as a?oeQueen Eleanora?? and Gregory Harrison (a?oeTrapper John, M.D.,a?? Broadway's Chicago, Steel Pier), as a?oeKing Henry IIa?? in THE LION IN WINTER
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2019
Hailed as 'the best party in town,' by New York's Cabaret Scenes Magazine, The Nitz/ Howe Experience marked a major milestone in September, 2019. Celebrating its 20th year anniversary, with over 1200 shows at their home base of Chicago's Davenport's, it became the longest running cabaret show in the country.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 5, 2019
The ribbit-ing return of Ensemble Theatre's first commissioned family-friendly musical, The Frog Princess, leaps to the stage December 4, 2019-January 4, 2020. This musical spin on the beloved classic Russian fairy tale celebrates the beauty within each of us and receives a contemporary twist by local creative team Joseph McDonough (playwright) and David Kisor (composer and lyricist). This year's production is the first time it will have appeared on the ETC stage in twelve years. With an revitalized script, intricate costumes, and a lavish set, The Frog Princess is holiday fun for the entire family! Directed by D. Lynn Meyers.
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 19, 2019
Irving Berlin's White Christmas opened Sunday night November 17 to a packed house at Theatre at the Center in Munster.  The cast gave a thrilling performance for an audience that was teeming with the holiday spirit.  Theatre at the Center Artistic Director Linda Fortunato directed and choreographed the show. 
by Courtney Symes - Nov 11, 2019
Who would guess that what has been described as a sleepy little cowtown is actually a hotbed of young musical talent? The latest to join Sacramento's rank of up-and-coming people-to-watch is Sam C. Jones, a transplant from Virginia who landed on the west coast in 2016 and has quickly made a name for himself in the world of local professional theatre. He has recently returned to his passion of songwriting and will be releasing an album of original work later this winter. Broadway World Sacramento spoke to Sam about the King, country music, and what gets his creative juices flowing.
by A.A. Cristi - May 4, 2020
Edmund Bagnell, 1st Violinist & vocalist of the internationally acclaimed group Well-Strung, will star in a summer-long run of the new solo show He Plays The Violin at Provincetown's Art House Theatre, set to open on June 30, 2020.
by A.A. Cristi - May 25, 2021
After nearly 16 months, the Valley's oldest live performance venue, The Phoenix Theatre Company, is excited to welcome audiences back indoors this summer. The 102 season kicks off with the one-woman show, Becoming Dr. Ruth, June 2 through June 27.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 20, 2020
The Winter Park Playhouse announced adjustments to their programming schedule in response to the Covid-19 pandemic. Putting safety first and foremost, The Playhouse has decided to push back the start date of their new 2020-2021 Mainstage Series to October 1, 2020 and rearrange additional programming.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 19, 2020
Broadway Records announced today the release of Lauren Turner's debut EP, Play On. Lauren Turner is a Texas born vocalist that has been seen belting show tunes and harmonizing pop classics for 10 years becoming one of New York City's Cabaret Staples.
by Student Blogger: Madison Moore - Mar 22, 2021
The criteria are that these shows have been nominated for Best Musical from the 3rd Tony Awards (the ceremony that started the Best Musical category) in 1949 to the nominations of what will now be the 74th Tony Awards in 2021. I will be determining their signs based upon their Broadway premiere date. With those rules in mind, here we go!
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 18, 2020
TheaterWorks Announces Programming Changes Due To COVID-19:
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2020
Summer Street Theater is one of the delights of the season and has been central to Theater for the New City's mission since the organization's first such production in 1976.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 24, 2020
Theatre Raleigh presents The Pump Boys and Dinettes Reunion Special, featuring the cast of our 2015 production of Pump Boys and Dinettes. Audiences and critics alike loved this show, and whether you joined us back in 2016 or even if you missed TR's 2015 production, you will love this reunion show. 
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 30, 2020
Producer Mark Cortale has announced that Edmund Bagnell, 1st Violinist & vocalist of the internationally acclaimed group Well-Strung, will bring his new solo show He Plays The Violin in Provincetown this summer the The Crown & Anchor's new outdoor waterside venue, from August 5 to September 2.
by Herbert Paine - Jul 24, 2021
Welcoming guest contributor David Appleford to review The Phoenix Theatre Company's production of PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES. Runs through August 23rd.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 23, 2021
The cast for Pump Boys and Dinettes at The Phoenix Theatre Company includes Nick Moulton as Jackson, Cassie Chilton as Rhetta Cupp, Emily Mulligan-Ferry as Prudie Cupp, Cody Craven as Jim, Alex Crossland as Eddie and Alan Plado as L.M.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 23, 2020
Since outdoor performance permits are not being given at this time, Theater for the New City has adapted its 2020 Street Theater tour to the virtual space. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 20, 2020
BroadwayWorld Book Club is officially off and running! Or should we say, reading! The first BroadwayWorld Book Club selection is Jennifer Ashley Tepper's The Untold Stories of Broadway Volume 1. Tepper has just released the first volume of the book for free on Kindle!
by Herbert Paine - Jul 1, 2021
CURTAINS RISE ON THE 2021-2022 THEATRE SEASON ~ AT LAST! The current schedule of theatre productions for the 2021-2022 Season in the Phoenix Metro Region.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 1, 2021
Edmund Bagnell, 1st Violinist & vocalist of the internationally acclaimed group Well-Strung, will bring his new solo show Happy Days Are Here Again, directed by and co-written with Michael Schiralli, to the Crown & Anchor’s P-Town lineup for a summer-long run this season from July 6 - August 31.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 7, 2020
Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are kicking off the new year with a star-studded January schedule! At Birdland Jazz Club, catch the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, under the direction of Scotty Barhart and special guest vocalist Carmen Bradford; Karrin Allyson as she pays tribute to Mose Allison; and the Hot Sardines, among others!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 20, 2021
At Home Artist Project Presents: A Short Play Festival, featuring three short length plays. At Home Artists Project is a virtual space for new work.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 16, 2020
Primal Forces will present an outrageous new comedy. A Funny Thing Happened...on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City, written by Halley Feiffer, runs February 7 through March 1 at The Sol Theater in Boca Raton.
by Courtney Symes - Jan 15, 2020
In a place somewhere between Frog Level and Smyrna, NC, lies the Double Cupp Diner and Pump Boys Filling Station. Go on in and grab yourself a piece of pie! Rhetta and Prudie will take good care of you while Jim, L.M., Jackson, and Eddie top off your car. If you're lucky, you may even bear witness to some of the toe-tapping tunes they belt out. Though it's a lesser-known show, Pump Boys and Dinettes was nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical and four Drama Desk Awards in 1982. It's more concert than musical, but the country/rock/blues score promises to give you a surprisingly entertaining hour and a half full of corny jokes and energetic performances.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 7, 2020
Primal Forces will present an outrageous new comedy A Funny Thing Happened...on the Way to the Gynecologic Oncology Unit at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center of New York City, written by Halley Feiffer, runs February 7 through March 1 at The Sol Theater in Boca Raton. Tickets are $40-$45; Friday and Saturday evening performances begin at 8pm and Sunday matinees are at 2pm. For more information www.primalforces.com or call 866-811-4111.
by Stephi Wild - Feb 27, 2020
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by A.A. Cristi - Feb 27, 2020
Edmund Bagnell, 1st Violinist & vocalist of the internationally acclaimed group Well-Strung, will star in the New Orleans premiere of He Plays The Violin at Cafe Istanbul in New Orleans on April 10 at 8 PM. The show was developed by New Works Provincetown at The Art House this fall and includes a brand new song written for Mr. Bagnell by Scott Frankel (Grey Gardens & War Paint).
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 20, 2020
Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Loudon Wainwright III brings Surviving Twin a scripted, one man show to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, March 5th at 8pm, in an evening of music and memories many years in the making. This 'posthumous collaboration' with his writer father, explores the question: What lives on between father and son? This event is part of the Doyle Coffin Architecture Singer Songwriter Series and Northern Trust Broadway & Cabaret Series with support from Teed & Brown. Visit TerraSole (3 Big Shop Lane, Ridgefield) for dinner before the show and get a free glass of house wine or dessert with your entrée when you present your tickets! Media partner for this event is WSHU - Connecticut Public Radio.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 18, 2020
The Chicagoland premiere of Almost Heaven: John Denver's America opened Sunday night February 16 to an enthusiastic crowd. Theatre at the Center Artistic Director Linda Fortunato cast Shannon McEldowney, Steven Romero Schaeffer, Andrew Mueller, Sara Geist and Tommy Malouf in the musical revue Almost Heaven: John Denver's America to kick off its 30th Anniversary Season. The cast was joined on stage by musicians William Underwood, Malcolm Ruhl and Alison Tatum. Fortunato is the director and William Underwood is the music director. The now Jeff Recommended production continues through March 22.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019
Due to popular demand, Firebrand Theatre has announced a second extension of its hit revival of ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE, now playing through Saturday, January 25, 2020 at The Den Theatre's Janet Bookspan Theatre, 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 30, 2019
The American Traditions Vocal Competition (ATC) is slated to present another Seasonal Salon Soirée concert at 6 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 26 at the home of Dan Rizzo and Silvio Trioni in downtown Savannah. The concert will feature original songs and stories by singer-songwriter, composer, and Tony-nominee Jim Wann, with special guest and Savannah guitar virtuoso Bill Smith.
by A.A. Cristi - Dec 23, 2019
Broadway cellist Mairi Dorman-Phaneuf (Bridges of Madison County, A Little Night Music) will host an evening that explores beautiful melodies from Broadway and beyond. With Scots-born guitarist Steve Gibb, Mairi will also celebrate Robert Burns Night by weaving in some of Scotland's most beloved melodies, and inviting her guests to perform their own versions of Burns' timeless poetry. 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 2, 2019
The ribbit-ing return of Ensemble Theatre's first commissioned family-friendly musical, The Frog Princess, leaps to the stage December 4, 2019-January 4, 2020. This musical spin on the beloved classic Russian fairy tale celebrates the beauty within each of us and receives a contemporary twist by local creative team Joseph McDonough (playwright) and David Kisor (composer and lyricist). This year's production is the first time it will have appeared on the ETC stage in twelve years. With a revitalized script, intricate costumes, and a lavish set, The Frog Princess is holiday fun for the entire family! Directed by D. Lynn Meyers.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 11, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, begins the new year with the world premiere Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber and written with Richard Curtis. Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber begins performances Thursday, January 30, 2020, and will continue through Sunday, March 1, 2020 at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive, Millburn, NJ). JPMorgan Chase & Co. is the major sponsor of Unmasked: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber. Paper Mill Playhouse's 2019-2020 season is proudly sponsored by Investors Bank. Opening Night is Sunday evening, February 9, 2020 at 7:00pm.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 9, 2021
Porchlight Music Theatre has announced its return to live performance with its 27th season that includes the 2021 – 2022 Mainstage, Porchlight Revisits and New Faces Sing Broadway seasons. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 21, 2021
HE PLAYS THE VIOLIN stars Edmund Bagnell, 1st violinist and vocalist of the internationally acclaimed string quartet Well-Strung. Through stories and song, the evening celebrates all things music: from classical to standards, pop to broadway—and of course, with a good dose of fiddle thrown in.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2021
It's a ride on the rails, a trip on the wide-open highway, and a journey into the backwoods of Tennessee. RING OF FIRE brings the music of Johnny Cash to life with an exhilarating story of struggle and success, recklessness and redemption, love and family. With more than two dozen classic Cash hits, including “I Walk the Line,” “A Boy Named Sue,” and “Cry Cry Cry,” a multi-talented cast of actor-musicians creates a unique portrait about an American legend in this rollicking and heartfelt stage production.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 5, 2021
TADA Productions, Inc. presents the musical Pump Boys and Dinettes opening at The TADA Theatre April 15 as part of TADA's 2021 Season: Entertaining Safely, Wisely and Enthusiastically.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 28, 2021
SummerTide – The University of Alabama’s professional summer theatre, returns to Gulf Shores for its eighteenth season. After celebrating its sixteenth anniversary in 2019 with Forever Plaid and taking a COVID hiatus in 2020, SummerTide will present Starting Here, Starting Now.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2021
Phoenix Theatre Company has announced its lineup of indoor summer performances!
by Stephen Mosher - Apr 1, 2021
Live From Skylight Run continues their exceptional programming with another great monthly online concert.