Unknown Soldier

Cleaning out her grandmother's home, Ellen Rabinowitz discovers a mysterious photograph of an anonymous soldier, tucked away in a box of keepsakes. And so begins Daniel Goldstein and Michael Friedman's sweeping, elegiac musical about a woman's journey to unearth the secrets buried in her family's past. Spanning three generations, Unknown Soldier unravels a delicate tangle of family lore, as Ellen chases the extraordinary story that unlocks her history and charts her future.

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by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Westport Country Playhouse will stage the powerful, theatrical fable, a?oeMlima's Tale,a?? written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, from October 1 a?" 19.  This is the first production of the play since its world premiere Off-Broadway last year.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
National Alliance for Musical Theatre announces the line-up of directors for their 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2018 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival events will kick off on Monday, October 22 with Thank You, 30!, a gala event to celebrate the 30th Annual Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced initial casting for the 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2018 at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017
Members of the original Broadway company of LENNON, which opened on Broadway in 2005, will reunite for a concert presentation of the musical at Feinstein's/54 Below on Monday, October 9th, 2017, at 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017
Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Westport Country Playhouse stages the powerful, theatrical fable, “Mlima's Tale,” written by two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Lynn Nottage and directed by Playhouse artistic director Mark Lamos, from October 1 – 19.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2018
The Young Sisters, Clara and Violet Young perform an original song at   Young Voices for a Change Benefit
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018
The Ivoryton Playhouse is honored to present a Veterans Day Concert on Monday, November 12th at 2pm and 7:30pm. Arlington Sons will be performed by David Pittsinger and his son, Richard Pittsinger.  This moving piece was personally commissioned by David to honor his late father - a US Army veteran and distinguished guard at Arlington National Cemetery.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018
THE GREEN ROOM 42 in association with THE CIVILIANS, presents Michael Friedman's The State of The Union Songbook to benefit The Civilians 'Michael Friedman Legacy Fund' on Election Night.
by Stage Tube - Oct 21, 2019
Watch the first official trailer for Sony Pictures' BLOODSHOT – the much-anticipated feature film adaptation of the Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated comic book series starring international superstar Vin Diesel (The Fast & The Furious franchise) with Guy Pearce (The Hurt Locker), Eiza Gonzalez (Baby Driver), Sam Heughan (Outlander), Lamorne Morris (New Girl), Toby Kebbell (Kong: Skull Island), and Talulah Riley (Westworld).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018
The Royal Opera House is throwing open its doors every Sunday in November for an immersive new festival programme at just £5 per person. Exclusive pop-up opera and ballet performances will animate the new Royal Opera House spaces; upcycling workshops will transform props of the past; and dance workshops will help you to limber up before you fall down the rabbit hole with Alice to drink tea at the Mad Hatter's Tea Party. Each weekend, audiences are encouraged to feel something new, with a unique range of daytime events and activities for all ages.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and THE CIVILIANS will release the first three premiere albums of The Michael Friedman Collection- available for streaming and download on Friday, October 18. The Great Immensity, The Abominables, and This Beautiful City are all written (or co-written) and directed by Steve Cosson and feature music and lyrics by Michael Friedman. This extraordinary long-term project will eventually comprise the premiere recordings of nine musicals from the beloved late Obie Award-winning songwriter Michael Friedman. The albums will be available at www.ghostlightrecords.com/michaelfriedman.html.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 17, 2019
Songwriter Michael Friedman died in 2017, but his work will live on. According to The New York Times, nine albums of his unreleased work will soon be released.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Oct 17, 2017
In this latest episode, we bring you not one, but two very special guests from Anastasia- Christy Altomare and Derek Klena! For the recipe for Katie's Princess Profiteroles, visit: www.backstagebite.com.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2017
FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tamar of the River Reunion Concert on November 1, 2017 at 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017
Less Than Rent Theatre continues LTR HOUSE PARTY, a new reading series presenting bold, innovative works by emerging playwrights, with a staged reading of Tanya Everett's T(wo) Train: to be in transit(ion) at Axis Theatre in the West Village.
by Rialto Chatter - Oct 12, 2018
The loss of Michael Friedman hit the Broadway community hard as a great talent was swept from the stage. According to social media personality Laura Heywood/BroadwayGirlNYC, the Vineyard may have an unheard musical by the late composer-lyricist in development.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017
Folger Theatre launches its 2017/18 season of power, passion, and politics with William Shakespeare's romantic tragedy of Antony and Cleopatra.
by Meet the Cast - Nov 9, 2017
The critically acclaimed new Broadway musical THE BAND'S VISIT opens tonight, November 9, 2017, at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (243 West 47th Street). Get ready for tonight's official bows and scroll down to learn more about the company, plus watch highlights from the show!
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 BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
ACT (A Contemporary Theater) of Connecticut has announced that Derek Klena, star of Alanis Morissette's highly anticipated new musical, JAGGED LITTLE PILL, will join ACT's Resident Music Supervisor, Bryan Perri, on December 16, 2019 for the Broadway Unplugged Series!
by Vikki Jane Vile - Nov 21, 2018
The centenary of the end of the First World War had been marked widely in dance, now the Royal Ballet present their tribute within this latest triple bill, headlined by Alastair Marriot's new work The Unknown Soldier.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2018
National Country Music Touring Artist Ryan Daniel's hit single, “Like America” was recently named the Radio Music Awards' 2018 “Best Country Song.” For more information visit here!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018
THE GREEN ROOM 42 in association with THE CIVILIANS, is proud to present Michael Friedman's The State of The Union Songbook to benefit The Civilians "Michael Friedman Legacy Fund" on Election Night, Tuesday, November 6, for two shows at 7:00 PM and 9:30 PM. The cast will include Jill Sobule, Jaime Cepero, Julian Fleisher, Kristolyn Lloyd, Nick Blaemire, Lauren Molina, Michael Winther, Conor Ryan, Wayne Pretlow, Johnny Shea, and Robbie Sublett, who will serve as the host for the evening, in addition to other names to be announced.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018
ROH Remembers (Sunday 11 November, 2.30pm to 5pm) will present artistic responses to World War I. The immersive and interactive festival for people of all ages costs just £5 per person and will include exclusive pop-up ballet and opera performances, upcycling poppy-making workshops and a chance to sing and dance with ROH experts.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017
Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Tamar of the River Reunion Concert on November 1, 2017 at 9:30pm.
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018
A Chicago housewife turns one small step into a giant, life-changing leap in Bartram & Hill's new musical You Are Here. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with this intimate tour-de-force new musical featuring Tony Award nominee Patti Cohenour as Diana, Broadway performers Andrea Frierson as Voice 1 and Stacia Fernandez as Voice 2, and Spamilton: An American Parody starDan Rosales as Voice 3.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
Television through the years: shared musical memories through a magical box. Lyrics & Lyricists closes its 2019 season with a loving look at the songs written for or introduced on the small screen that shaped our culture and connected us all. The set we watched together in the den gave us songs by great musical theater writers such as Rodgers & Hammerstein, Stephen Sondheim and Cole Porter, specials by Judy Garland and Frank Sinatra, nights with Ed Sullivan and theme songs whose lyrics have a permanent place in our hearts. Live and In Living Color  includes songs such as "Love and Marriage", Steve Allen's "This Could Be the Start of Something", songs from Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella, and a medley of beloved TV theme songs.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2019
Today (Tuesday 5 March), actors Sheila Atim and Giles Terera announced the nominations for the Olivier Awards 2019 with Mastercard, which takes place on Sunday 7 April at the Royal Albert Hall, hosted by Jason Manford.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2018
MCC Theater is thrilled to announce four new productions for its 32nd Season in the Theater's new, permanent home. The season includes an exciting mix of world and New York premieres from artists both familiar and new to MCC audiences-each fulfilling MCC's longtime commitment to bold, risk-taking works from the most vital voices working in theater today.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018
National Alliance for Musical Theatre (Betsy King Militello, Executive Director) is thrilled to announce the line-up of new musicals for their 30th Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, which takes place on Thursday, October 25 and Friday, October 26, 2018 at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). The Festival events will kick off on Monday, October 22 with Thank You, 30!, a gala event to celebrate the 30th Annual Festival.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2018
The complete cast for the world premiere Chicago production of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE has just been announced. Joining previously announced Tony Award nominee SANTINO FONTANA as Michael Dorsey will be LILLI COOPER as Julie Nichols, SARAH STILES as Sandy Lester, JOHN BEHLMANN as Max Von Horn, ANDY GROTELUESCHEN as Jeff Slater, JULIE HALSTON as Rita Mallory, MICHAEL McGRATH as Stan Fields, and REG ROGERS as Ron Carlisle.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2018
The Tempel Lipizzans, the world's largest privately-owned herd of Lipizzan horses, welcomes horses and riders from Chile-based Escuela Clasica Lipizzana, Latin America's first and only Lipizzan herd, to participate in Tempel Lipizzans' 60th anniversary celebration. Throughout the month of July 2018, the "Lipizzans of the Americas" will together present equestrian dressage performances as part of the Tempel Lipizzans regular summer performance season. Escuela Clasica Lipizzana will also appear with the Tempel Lipizzans at their 60th Anniversary Gala Celebration on Saturday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m. Tempel Lipizzans perform at pastoral Tempel Farms, located just north of Chicago in Old Mill Creek, IL.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
National Touring Country Music Artist Ryan Daniel's new single, “Too Country For You” will begin playing on country music radio stations across the country today. The single climbed industry charts to top 20 in downloads and streams alongside new singles by well-known country artists such as Thomas Rhett, Brett Young and Keith Urban.  
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2018
TOOTSIE's story is hitting the stage! Scott Sanders Productions announced today that the world premiere of the new comedy musical, TOOTSIE, will play a pre-Broadway engagement this fall at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 West Randolph Street, Chicago, IL) from September 11 October 14. TOOTSIE will come to Broadway in spring 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018
92Y announces Ted Chapin, President & Chief Creative Officer of Rodgers & Hammerstein, will serve in the newly created role of Producer of Lyrics & Lyricists, beginning next season. For nearly five decades, L&L has been at the forefront of exploring and sharing the best of the American Songbook, and this opens a new chapter.
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 - Feb 6, 2018
Get more information on the Adelaide Fringe show presented at the Bakehouse! Scroll down for the shows, in order of appearance!
by Alan Henry - Feb 25, 2019
BroadwayWorld had a chance to catch up with Dear Evan Hansen's touring Heidi Hansen, Jessica Phillips while the show was at their Chicago tour stop! Check out highlights from our Q&A below!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2018
The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for James Macdonald's new revival of William Congreve's Restoration comedy masterpiece The Way of The World. Haydn Gwynne will be playing the role of Lady Wishfort, replacing Linda Bassett who has sadly had to withdraw from the production before the start of rehearsals for personal reasons.
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 15, 2018
Home. Love. Family.  At the heart of ANASTASIA is a story about discovering who you are and Dmitry himself recently did just that. Below, watch as Derek Klena discovers his own family heritage with the help of Ancestry.com!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019
Atlantic Theater Company is proud to announce that Little Known Facts at Atlantic, a live podcast hosted by Ilana Levine, will be returning as a full series this spring. Little Known Facts at Atlantic was originally presented as a one night only event featuring Atlantic Ensemble member Mary Steenburgen and Ted Danson. Following the first event's success, three additional live podcasts have been announced.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018
The Off-Broadway League today announced details for the 2018 Lucille Lortel Awards for Outstanding Achievement Off-Broadway. The 33rd Annual Lucille Lortel Awards will be handed out on Sunday, May 6, 2018 at NYU Skirball Center for Performing Arts, beginning at 7:00pm EST.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2018
Clara Young, age 15, will be performing in Manhattan Youth Ballet's production of Knickerbocker Suite 10th Anniversary Celebration by Rose Caiola at Manhattan Movement & Arts Center, December 8-16.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2017
Grist To The Mill Productions presents The Unknown Soldier The Unknown Soldier, the hit 2016 sell out show from Edinburgh Fringe, will have its Australian premiere at the Bakehouse Theatre Studio during Adelaide Fringe. A thought provoking, moving, and even humorous solo piece it looks at the First World War from a new perspective, through the eyes of a man who has survived the carnage but remains behind to help build the great cemeteries. It is a story of the deep friendship that can only be found between those who fight together, of the betrayal felt by them at the end of the war, and of a world that has changed so much it has become unrecognisable.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2019
We'll be updating the list of nominees LIVE throughout this evening's Olivier Awards from London's Royal Albert Hall - winners are indicated IN BOLD!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2018
A Chicago housewife turns one small step into a giant, life-changing leap in Bartram & Hill's new musical You Are Here. Goodspeed Musicals continues its commitment to innovative, thought-provoking works with this intimate tour-de-force new musical featuring Tony Award nominee Patti Cohenour as Diana, Broadway performers Andrea Frierson as Voice 1 and Stacia Fernandez as Voice 2, and Spamilton: An American Parody starDan Rosales as Voice 3.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2018
Amas Musical Theatre(Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present further staged readings of Play It by Heart, a new musical, with music by David Spangler, Jerry Taylorand Marty Dodson, lyrics byDavid Spangler, Jerry Taylor,R.T. Robinson, and Marty Dodson, and book byWilly Holtzman. Directed by Daniel Goldsteinwith music direction by Andrew Wilder, the readings (by invitation only) will be held on Thursday, May 17 at 1pm and 5pm at Opry City Stage (48th/49th& Broadway).
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2019
Playwrights Horizons announces today its 2019/20 season, featuring new works from Jaclyn Backhaus (Men On Boats, India Pale Ale), Will Arbery (Plano, Evanston Salt Costs Climbing), Lucas Hnath (The Christians; A Doll's House, Part 2), Michael Friedman (Mr. Burns, Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson) & Daniel Goldstein (Row, Unknown Soldier), Sylvia Khoury (Against the Hillside, The Place Women Go),and Jeremy O. Harris (Slave Play, 'Daddy').