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The Funkentine Rapture - 2004 - New York Tickets, News, Info & More

Set in Harlem, Funkentine follows the ambitions of one young singer, the owners of a diner specializing in Cat Fish Surprise, and the nefarious plot by Colonel Sanders' betrayed business partner to steal their recipe and take it commercial.

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John Houseman Theatre Studio

(New York, NY)
450 West 42nd St.(between 9th & 10th)
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by Ben Strothmann - Sep 29, 2005
Creators of the eight NAMT New Works musicals as well as performers and industry professionals turned out for a reception at Marseilles on September 27th
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 19, 2017
National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of directors and initial casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2005
Celia Keenan-Bolger, Hunter Foster, Stephanie D'Abruzzo and other stars have been cast in the eight National Alliance for Musical Theatre Festival of New Musicals, which will be held on September 25th and 26th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017
National Alliance for Musical Theatre presents its 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, set for today, October 19, and tomorrow, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicked off yesterday, October 18, with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces additional casting for the 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival kicks off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute.
by Samantha Vega - Nov 29, 2012
Lee Summers, a veteran performer having made his Broadway debut in the original production of Dreamgirls, continues as a voice in the American Musical Theater. His works have been presented at numerous New York and regional theatres such as The Milwaukee Repertory, The Arkansas Repertory Theatre, The Long Wharf Theatre, The Phoenix Theatre, Karamu Theatre, The Phoenix Theatre, The Meadow Brook Theatre, The Madison Theatre, Theaterworks Palo Alto, The Triad Theatre, New World Stages, Urban Arts Theatre, AMAS Musical Theatre, Crossroads Theatre, RACCA's Seaport Salon, The Kirk Theatre, The Gramercy Theatre, Radio City Music Hall's workshop spaces and many others.
by A.A. Cristi - May 24, 2017
On Monday, June 19th at 7 P.M. & 9:30 P.M. at Feinstein's/54 Below (254 West 54th Street), Tony Award-Winners James Monroe Iglehart (Aladdin, Hamilton) & Lillias White (Fela!, Netflix's "The Get Down") with Eric LeJaun Summers (Kinky Boots, Motown), Lawrence Clayton (The Color Purple) and Charity Angel Dawson (Waitress) bring back the funk in the concert performances of The Funkentine Rapture, Music & Lyrics by Lee Summers, Book by Lee Summers and Ben Blake.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2009
Lee Summers stars in an encore performance of Winds of Change - on March 9 at 9:30pm at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway & Columbus). Winds of Change, will feature standards, pop, R&B and Broadway, along with original songs by Summers. The show features Timothy Graphenreed (The Wiz) on piano, directed by Leslie Dockery with featured guest vocalist, recording artist Alyson Williams ('Just Call My Name') and guest instrumentalist, Daniel Shevlin.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2013
Theatre Rhinoceros presents... A Lady and a Woman by Shirlene Holmes, starring Velina Brown* and Dawn L. Troupe*. Directed by John Fisher, the show will make its Bay Area premiere, tonight, March 7 - 24, 2013.
by Stephen Mosher - Mar 27, 2021
Jamie deRoy's industrious work provides more entertainment from her vast archives.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 28, 2017
National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of new musicals for their 29th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival will kick off on Wednesday, October 18 with its celebrated concert, The 46th Minute.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2009
Lee Summers continues his open ended run of Winds of Change on Monday, June 15th at 9:30pm at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway & Columbus). Winds of Change will feature standards, pop, R&B and Broadway, along with original songs by Summers. The show will return July 13 and August 17, with dates to be announced in September and November.
by Ali Leskowitz - Jun 10, 2009
Lee Summers continues his open ended run of Winds of Change on Monday, June 15th at 9:30pm at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway & Columbus). Winds of Change will feature standards, pop, R&B and Broadway, along with original songs by Summers. The show will return July 13 and August 17, with dates to be announced in September and November.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 6, 2009
Lee Summers continues his open ended run of Winds of Change - Monday, July 13th at 9:30pm at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway & Columbus). Winds of Change, will feature standards, pop, R&B and Broadway, along with original songs by Summers.
by Eddie Varley - Jul 26, 2009
After successful performances in June and July, Lee Summers continues his open ended run of 'Winds of Change' on Monday, August 3rd at 9:30pm at The Triad Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2009
Lee Summers continues his open ended run of Winds of Change - Monday, July 13th at 9:30pm at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway & Columbus). Winds of Change, will feature standards, pop, R&B and Broadway, along with original songs by Summers.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Jul 13, 2009
After a successful performance in June, Lee Summers continues his open ended run of 'Winds of Change' on Monday, July 13th at 9:30pm at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway & Columbus). 'Winds of Change' will feature standards, pop, R&B and Broadway, along with original songs by Summers. The show will return August 10, with dates to be announced in September and November.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2013
Theatre Rhinoceros presents... A Lady and a Woman by Shirlene Holmes, starring Velina Brown* and Dawn L. Troupe*. Directed by John Fisher, the show will make its Bay Area premiere, March 7 - 24, 2013.
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 13, 2014
Carolyn Griffin has announced that MetroStage will be presenting the musical Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song, conceived and directed by Maurice Hines, with book by Lee Summers, Jan. 23-Mar. 16, 2014. Ella Fitzgerald, her cousin and traveling companion Georgiana, and her manager and jazz impresario Norman Granz tell her story both backstage and onstage. From a homeless street dancer to winning amateur night at the Apollo Theatre at the age of 15, from headlining with Chick Webb and his Orchestra at the Savoy Ballroom to performing Live at the Cote D'Azur, from discovering she could "scat" to mastering a new art form called "bebop," this musical tells the fascinating journey of this legendary artist. Maurice Hines is the director. Mel Johnson Jr. is the associate director, and William Knowles is the music director, arranger, and orchestrator.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Feb 27, 2009
Lee Summers stars in an encore performance of Winds of Change - on March 9 at 9:30pm at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway & Columbus). Winds of Change, will feature standards, pop, R&B and Broadway, along with original songs by Summers. The show features Timothy Graphenreed (The Wiz) on piano, directed by Leslie Dockery with featured guest vocalist, recording artist Alyson Williams ('Just Call My Name') and guest instrumentalist, Daniel Shevlin.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2012
Lee Summers, a veteran performer having made his Broadway debut in the original production of Dreamgirls, continues as a voice in the American Musical Theater. His works have been presented at numerous New York and regional theatres such as The Milwaukee Repertory, The Arkansas Repertory Theatre, The Long Wharf Theatre, The Phoenix Theatre, Karamu Theatre, The Phoenix Theatre, The Meadow Brook Theatre, The Madison Theatre, Theaterworks Palo Alto, The Triad Theatre, New World Stages, Urban Arts Theatre, AMAS Musical Theatre, Crossroads Theatre, RACCA's Seaport Salon, The Kirk Theatre, The Gramercy Theatre, Radio City Music Hall's workshop spaces and many others.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2009
After successful performances in June and July, Lee Summers continues his open ended run of 'Winds of Change' on Monday, August 3rd at 9:30pm at The Triad Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2005
Musicals by Andrew Lippa and Brian Crawley and by Marsha Norman, Beth Blatt and Jenny Giering are two of the eight selections of this year's NAMT Festival of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2005
The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) and Executive Director Kathy Evans announced the Directors Slate for its 17th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, to be held at Dodger Stages.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2009
After a successful performance in June, Lee Summers continues his open ended run of 'Winds of Change' on Monday, July 13th at 9:30pm at The Triad Theatre, 158 West 72nd Street (between Broadway & Columbus). 'Winds of Change' will feature standards, pop, R&B and Broadway, along with original songs by Summers. The show will return August 10, with dates to be announced in September and November.
by Gabrielle Sierra - Apr 9, 2009
Zakiya Young Mizen, currently making her Broadway debut in 'The Little Mermaid,' will perform 'Faith, Hope & Love' presented by Lee Summers' Just A Piano SM Concert Series. Taking place at The Triad on April 27, 2009 at 9:30 p.m., this evening of soul-stirring melodies performed purely to piano accompaniment will be an opportunity to see one of Broadway's brightest up-close and personal.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2009
Zakiya Young Mizen, currently making her Broadway debut in 'The Little Mermaid,' will perform 'Faith, Hope & Love' presented by Lee Summers' Just A Piano SM Concert Series. Taking place at The Triad on April 27, 2009 at 9:30 p.m., this evening of soul-stirring melodies performed purely to piano accompaniment will be an opportunity to see one of Broadway's brightest up-close and personal.