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The Glorious Ones

The Glorious Ones is a backstage musical about the lives, loves, ambitions, and art of the performers in a 16th-century commedia dell?arte troupe in Italy of the late Renaissance. Based on the novel by Francine Prose, the musical tells how the troupe came to be and how it captured the public?s adoration with its bawdy comedy and raunchiness, before changing artistic fashion altered its way of life. Its seven archetypal characters are ? the charismatic leading man (Marc Kudisch), the sly harlequin (Jeremy Webb), the quack ?dottore? (John Kassir), the old miser (David Patrick Kelly), the earthy maidservant (Natalie Venetia Belcon), the devoted dwarf (Julyana Soelistyo), and the beautiful maiden (Erin Davie)

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Mitzi E. Newhouse Theatre

(New York, NY)
150 West 65th St. at Broadway
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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 Julie Musbach - Sep 6, 2019
Tony Award & Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan will return to Broadway with the second of his two exhilarating dramas celebrating Lyndon B. Johnson's legacy: THE GREAT SOCIETY. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances!
by Brady Schwind - Sep 25, 2019
Even before she takes the stage, Ann Kittredge is a knock-out. Emerging from the back of the theatre in a red satin robe, hands playfull sparring in black boxing gloves, Ms. Kittredge seems poised for victory. And by the end of her superbly crafted musical revue, Fancy Meeting You Here, An Evening of Ahrens & Flaherty, you'd be hard pressed to find a challenger to disagree. For in this, Ms. Kittredge's follow up to her 2018 Mac Award winning cabaret debut, she emerges as story-songstress supreme: a title that may be undefeated for some time to come.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017
Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Sarah Gancher's Seder, an intimate tale of survival and freedom, which will perform at Hartford Stage October 19 through November 12.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017
The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2019
Today's top stories: The Devil Wears Prada sets its pre-Broadway engagement, Kristin Chenoweth will return to Broadway with her solo show, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Sep 18, 2018
Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Watch the new trailer for Mary Poppins Returns, starring Lin-Manuel Miranda and Emily Blunt, and more!
by Danielle Ashley - Sep 18, 2017
Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: MCC Theater's CHARM Opens, Bidding Farewell to GROUNDHOG DAY and BANDSTAND, and More!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018
The Green Room 42 will bring Spotlight Theatre Company's celebration of Broadway's premier composers Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty to The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth avenue 4thFloor (YOTEL) NYC! Directed by Jacques Stewart, with Musical Direction by Phil Hall, Why We Tell the Story is an evening of Broadway highlights from Ragtime, Seussical, Once On This Island, Rocky, Anastasia, The Glorious Ones, A Man Of No Importance, Lucky Stiff and My Favorite Year.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017
Ashley Griffin's (creator of the pop culture phenomenon Forever Deadward) new play The Shadowlands will have a premier industry reading at La MaMa on Thur. November 9th produced by the THML Theater Company.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018
PREMIERES (Paulette Haupt, Artistic Director), the New York based music theater organization whose mission is "to bring new music theater to light," is pleased to announce the cast and creative teams for this season's INNER VOICES, the biennial series of solo works featuring new teams of playwrights and composers. Performances begin TONIGHT at 8:00pm for a limited run through Saturday, November 17, 2018 at The TBG Mainstage Theatre (312 West 36th Street - between 8th & 9th Avenues). Opening Night is Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 8:00pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017
The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its evocative new production of Ragtime, which begins rehearsals today. A tale of family, heart and perseverance at the turn of the 20th century, Ragtime is a vital story about the headstrong and determined individuals and their families who helped make the United States a diverse and thriving nation.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017
Celebrate St Andrews Day in style with a host of leading West End performers in London in 'Scots In the City' (It's not all bagpipes and Brigadoon..!).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Last night the Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) hosted its annual DGF Gala to celebrate artists and honor patrons of the American theater community in gratitude of their continued support of emerging writers and creators at the Ziegfeld Ballroom in NYC.  Jason Alexander may have said it best: “a world without writers is just mimes and improv.”
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017
Celebrate St Andrews Day in style with a host of leading West End performers in London in 'Scots In the City' (It's not all bagpipes and Brigadoon..!).
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018
THERESA REBECK, best known as an award-winning playwright, will make her NYC directorial debut, when WORKING THEATER debuts DROPPING GUMBALLS ON LUKE WILSON, the world premiere play by ROB ACKERMAN (TABLETOP), Off Broadway at the A.R.T./ New York Theater's Mezzanine Theater (502 W. 53rd Street), this spring, June 11 - July 6 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2018
This Friday, November 30th at 9:30 pm brings the Spotlight Theatre Company's celebration of Broadway's premier composers Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty to The Green Room 42, 570 Tenth Avenue 4th Floor (YOTEL) NYC!  Directed by Jacques Stewart, with Musical Direction by Phil Hall, Why We Tell the Story is an evening of Broadway highlights from Ragtime, Seussical, Once On This Island, Rocky, Anastasia, The Glorious Ones, A Man Of No Importance, Lucky Stiff and My Favorite Year. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents original Broadway cast members Will Chase and Malcolm Gets in The Story of My Life - Reunion Concert on December 10th at 7:00 pm.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 1, 2019
BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Marc Kudisch gives us a lesson on Richard J,. Daley.
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017
MTAP­­-Musical Theatre Artists of Pittsburgh­­ announces its second edition of Hot Metal Musicals, a showcase of members' work. With the assistance of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and extensive cooperation and support from the Pittsburgh CLO, Hot Metal Musicals will be presented on Monday, July 17, 2017, at 7:15 pm at the Cabaret Theater at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2018
Pittsburgh CLO has amassed an impressive lineup of Broadway stars and Pittsburgh CLO veterans to bring the 2018 Summer Season to life June-August. The organization's core mission to produce shows locally helps to employ artists each year from Pittsburgh and across the country.
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017
The fourth installment of Pride Films and Plays' His & His.'  cabaret series - entitled 'Broadway at the Broadway' will be performed on Thursday, June 8 in The Broadway at the Pride Arts Center, 4139 N. Broadway. The His and His series follows the development of LGBT characters on Broadway, and celebrates the artists who wrote the great works of musical theater.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017
Here they go again! Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Mamma Mia!, Friday, July 28, at 8 PM, Saturday, July 29, at 8 PM and Sunday, July 30, at 7:30 PM. The new cast members are Corbin Bleu as Sky, Dove Cameron as Sophie, Lea DeLaria as Rosie, and Jennifer Nettles as Donna. The production also stars previously announced Jamie Camil as Sam.
by Joseph Harrison - May 14, 2018
Have you ever wondered what it would be like to drop everything, walk out your door and do something completely new? That is what Diana, the central character in Neil Bartram and Brian Hill's new musical YOU ARE HERE does on the eve of the moon landing - she walks out of her comfortable suburban, Chicago life and learns how the unexpected can lead to a life changing experience. I had the chance to sit down with the duo behind the show, book writer Brian Hill and composer and lyricist, Neil Bartram who shared a little about their creative process, Diana's journey in the show, and how they work effectively together to bring a musical like YOU ARE HERE to life.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019
The 5th Avenue Theatre has announced full casting for its production of Marie, Dancing Still - A New Musical, the gorgeous new work from Tony Award-winning authors Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty (Ragtime, Once On This Island) and five-time Tony Award-winning director and choreographer Susan Stroman (The Producers, Contact).
by Behind the Curtain - Mar 18, 2019
One of Broadway's most beloved political scientists, three time Tony Award nominee Marc Kudisch, swings by Shetler Studios to look back on his career which took him for Florida Atlantic University to Broadway in such shows as Thoroughly Modern Millie, Beauty and the Beast, Assassins, The Apple Tree, 9 to 5, Hand to God, and such Off-Broadway musicals as The Thing About Men, See What I Wanna See, The Glorious Ones, and more!
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 5, 2018
On Day 25, we celebrate the composing team behind the hit Broadway revival of Once On This Island, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018
One of the most captivating musicals ever to be adapted for the stage, An American in Paris, makes its regional premiere at the Ogunquit Playhouse July 11 through August 4
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2018
Pittsburgh CLO's THE FULL MONTY will take it all off at the Benedum Center this summer July 6 - 15. With a book written by Terrence McNally (Ragtime) and the music/ lyric talents of David Yazbek (The Band's Visit, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, Women On The Verge of a Nervous Breakdown), this duo cooks up an aggressive crowd-pleaser that is both highly-entertaining and charmingly uplifting.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017
Musical Theatre Artists of Pittsburgh­­ announces a cast of 8 singers, who will perform 21 songs by 31 artists in its second edition of Hot Metal Musicals, a showcase of members' work. With the assistance of the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust and extensive support from the Pittsburgh CLO, Hot Metal Musicals will be presented on Monday, July 17, 2017, at 7:15 pm at the Cabaret Theater at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, 15222.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2019
Check out the latest cast of Drifters, Shirelles, and music industry legends that make up the company of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017
The Hollywood Bowl's production of Mamma Mia! begins tonight, July 28, at 8 PM and continues Saturday, July 29, at 8 PM and Sunday, July 30, at 7:30 PM.
by Michael Sterling - Jul 28, 2017
Summer wouldn't be the same in Los Angeles without the Hollywood Bowl's annual offering of a star-studded Broadway musical; and this year will be no different when the mega-hit Mamma Mia! getting ready to ignite on one of the world's most iconic stages July 28 - 30.  BroadwayWorld TV's own Michael Sterling dropped in at rehearsals earlier this week to get a sneak peek at rehearsals and to speak with members of the cast.  Featured in Mamma Mia! are Corbin Bleu as Sky, Dove Cameron as Sophie, Jaime Camil as Sam, Tisha-Campbell-Martin as Tanya, Lea DeLaria as Rosie, Hamish Linklater as Harry, Jennifer Nettles as Donna, and Steven Weber as Bill.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018
Pittsburgh CLO is proud to bring Lerner and Loewe's BRIGADOON from the Scottish Highlands to the Benedum Center stage July 17 - 22. As part of its ongoing mission to celebrate musical theater, Pittsburgh CLO often revives classics, thus introducing new audiences to the masterpieces of Broadway's golden age.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017
Final casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production of Mamma Mia!, Friday, July 28, at 8 PM, Saturday, July 29, at 8 PM and Sunday, July 30, at 7:30 PM. The new cast members are Tisha Campbell-Martin as Tanya, Hamish Linklater as Harry and Steven Weber as Bill.
by Jay Irwin - Jan 7, 2019
It's a whole new year with a whole new slate of fabulous theater coming to Seattle and the surrounding areas. So many exciting shows ready to thrill and astound us, make us laugh and cry. And so, I thought I'd let you in on the Top 10 shows coming up that I'm most excited about (actually 11 since I couldn't narrow it down to 10 but 'Top 10' sounded better) in chronological order.
by Stage Tube - Jan 25, 2018
If It Only Even Runs A Minute is the Bistro Award-winning concert series celebrating rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from underappreciated musicals. Created and hosted by Feinstein's/54 Below Creative and Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Book of Mormon's Kevin Michael Murphy, with musical direction by Jeremy Robin Lyons, each concert includes performances and stories from original cast members and writers of selected featured shows, as well as new interpretations.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2018
The the upcoming lineup of events coming your way next week at Feinstein's/54 Below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2019
Walter Stearns, Executive Director of Mercury Theater Chicago, announced today the cast and creative team of the upcoming LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, running on the main stage from March 1 through April 28. The press opening is Sunday, March 10 at 7:30pm. This hit sci-fi musical has devoured the hearts of audiences around the world for more than 30 years, following the story of floral assistant who stumbles across a new breed of carnivorous plant that promises to grant him fame, fortune and all his desires - as long as the blood keeps flowing. LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS will feature the creative talents of Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Director) and Christopher Carter (Choreographer)
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 20, 2018
How did some of your favorite songs come to be? BroadwayWorld is getting the story behind the song in exclusive interviews from your favorite Broadway composers. Below, watch as Lynn Ahrens, currently represented on Broadway with Once on This Island and Anastasia, explains how she and collaborator Stephen Flaherty came to write an Act 2 anthem from Ragtime, 'Back to Before.'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 15, 2018
How did some of your favorite songs come to be? BroadwayWorld is getting the story behind the song in exclusive interviews from your favorite Broadway composers. Below, watch as Stephen Flaherty, currently represented on Broadway with Once on This Island and Anastasia, explains how he and collaborator Lynn Ahrens came to write one of the most beloved songs from Ragtime, 'Make Them Hear You.'
by Stage Tube - Dec 30, 2019
Brian Stokes Mitchell performed 'I Was Here' from The Glorious Ones at the 2019 Dramatists Guild Foundation Gala.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2017
Songwriting team Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty have captured the hearts of audiences for decades with their soaring melodies and powerful lyrics. Below, we celebrate the duo with a collection of their most inspirational tunes!
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 Stage Tube - Aug 8, 2018
Broadway favorite Marc Kudisch hit the field recently to perform the National Anthem, watch the video below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2018
Final casting for Berkeley Repertory Theatre's upcoming production of Fairview was announced today. Written by Jackie Sibblies Drury, directed bySarah Benson, with choreography by Raja Feather Kelly, the world premiere production comes straight to Berkeley Rep from a critically acclaimed New York run. Previews begin on Thursday, October 4 with regular run of the show opening on Thursday, October 11 and continuing through Sunday, November 4. Individual tickets begin at $30 ($15 if you're under 35) and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949.
by TV News Desk - Apr 9, 2018
92nd Street Y's 48th season of Lyrics & Lyricists continues with a close-up and personal look at Lynn Ahrens' extraordinary body of work. Ahrens, who will serve as host at each performance, earned the “triple crown” of Broadway awards — Tony, Drama Desk and Outer Critics Circle, and she received two Grammy nominations for the score of Ragtime. For the animated film Anastasia, she was nominated for two Academy Awards and two Golden Globes. Ahrens is currently represented on Broadway by two hit shows — the revival of Once On This Island, for which she wrote both book and lyrics, and the stage adaptation of Anastasia — in a season which also marks the 35th anniversary of her collaboration with composer Stephen Flaherty. Other work on and off Broadway for which Ahrens is celebrated includes the musicals Seussical, My Favorite Year, Dessa Rose, The Glorious Ones, A Man of No Importance and more. And Lynn Ahrens' work is embedded in the national consciousness beyond the lights of Broadway from the writing for Schoolhouse Rock! that launched her career. 
by Walter McBride - Apr 28, 2018
This week, songwriting duo Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty celebrated a Broadway milestone. The twosome, currently represented on Broadway by Anastasia and Once On This Island, celebrated the unveiling of their very own Sardi's portraits! Check out photos from the event below!
by Little Known Facts w/ Ilana Levine - Apr 15, 2019
BroadwayWorld has teamed up with Broadway alum Ilana Levine, who makes her entrance onto the podcast stage with her new show Little Known Facts. Ilana's unique brand of celebrity interview, 'Podcast Verite,' is unfiltered, raw, honest and uniquely funny.