Via Galactica Broadway

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Uris Theatre

(New York, NY)
222 W. 51st St.
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by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 9, 2014
Today we are talking to one of the most successful and accomplished composers and lyricists in Broadway and Hollywood history all about his participation in next week's hotly anticipated charity event UPRISING OF LOVE, co-produced with Bruce Cohen, hosted by Jane Lynch and starring Sting and Patti LuPone, among others - the one and only Stephen Schwartz. Schwartz sheds lights on what inspired him to curate the evening, as well as previews some of the entertainment set to be on hand and what audiences can expect from the Dustin Lance Black-penned benefit to raise awareness of gay bullying and support equal rights for all. Additionally, Schwartz looks back at his many major musical landmarks and touches upon the current revival of PIPPIN as well as long-running Broadway hit WICKED and the currently in development film adaptation of it. Plus, Schwartz comments on the upcoming screen-to-stage adaptation of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, currently set to premiere in La Jolla later this year. Furthermore, Schwartz shares news on the development of several current projects he is working on at the moment, including the new stage musical based on the life of Emanuel Schikaneder and the animated big screen A.R. Rahman collaboration MUMBAI MUSICAL, with remarks on the recent stateside premieres of new musical MY FAIRY TALE and musical revue SNAPSHOTS, too. All of that, thoughts on Ariana Grande and Kanye West sampling 'Popular', GLEE covering 'Defying Gravity', reflections on some lesser-known compositions from his solo albums RELUCTANT PILGRIM and UNCHARTED TERRITORY, thoughts on a Broadway production of CHILDREN OF EDEN and much, much more!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017
The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award winning creator, producer and theatrical innovator Peter Hall, who passed away on Monday, September 11th at age 86.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2010
Broadway Musicals: The Biggest Hit and the Biggest Flop of the Season - 1959 to 2009 by Peter Filichia is now available.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014
This November and December 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 13 is the thirteenth edition of the Bistro Award-winning series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from underappreciated Broadway and off-Broadway musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2010
Peter Filichia the author of the new informative and entertaining book: Broadway Musicals: The Biggest Hit and the Biggest Flop of the Season - 1959 to 2009 will be the guest of Michael Bourne on the WBGO Journal, 7:30 PM this Friday, October 15th, 88.3FM or streaming on wbgo.org. The entire interview will be available after 8:00 pm at wbgo.org/news/journal. Michael Bourne has been a New York theatre critic going on 30 years,. He is a member of the Outer Critics Circle. Mr. Bourne is the arts critic-at-large for the WBGO Journal, as well as the everyday afternoon 'drive jock' (2:00 -6:30 PM) on WBGO (the jazz station) and also the Sunday (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM) host of 'Singers Unlimited' for 25 years.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2010
Peter Filichia the author of the new informative and entertaining book: Broadway Musicals: The Biggest Hit and the Biggest Flop of the Season - 1959 to 2009 will be the guest of Michael Bourne on the WBGO Journal, 7:30 PM this Friday, October 15th, 88.3FM or streaming on wbgo.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 13 is the thirteenth edition of the Bistro Award-winning series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from underappreciated Broadway and off-Broadway musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2010
Peter Filichia the author of the new informative and entertaining book: Broadway Musicals: The Biggest Hit and the Biggest Flop of the Season - 1959 to 2009 will be the guest of Michael Bourne on the WBGO Journal, 7:30 PM this Friday, October 15th, 88.3FM or streaming on wbgo.org.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2010
Peter Filichia the author of the new informative and entertaining book: Broadway Musicals: The Biggest Hit and the Biggest Flop of the Season - 1959 to 2009 will be the guest of Michael Bourne on the WBGO Journal, 7:30 PM this Friday, October 15th, 88.3FM or streaming on wbgo.org. The entire interview will be available after 8:00 pm at wbgo.org/news/journal. Michael Bourne has been a New York theatre critic going on 30 years,. He is a member of the Outer Critics Circle. Mr. Bourne is the arts critic-at-large for the WBGO Journal, as well as the everyday afternoon 'drive jock' (2:00 -6:30 PM) on WBGO (the jazz station) and also the Sunday (10:00 AM - 2:00 PM) host of 'Singers Unlimited' for 25 years.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2015
This week FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.
by Louisa Brady - Oct 11, 2015
Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestras begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Lyrically, The Songs of Alan and Marilyn Bergman; BARE: The Reunion Concert; Emerson Steele: Roles I Can't Play Now...Or Ever...Except Tonight!; If It Only Even Runs a Minute: 15th Edition; and Kerry Butler at 54 Below.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2015
This October, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 13 was the thirteenth edition of the Bistro Award-winning series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from underappreciated Broadway and off-Broadway musicals. The show featured performances and stories from original cast members and writers of several of the featured shows at 54 Below on Nov. 3. BroadwayWorld brings exclusive photos of the event below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 13 is the thirteenth edition of the Bistro Award-winning series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from underappreciated Broadway and off-Broadway musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2014
Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.
by Louisa Brady - Nov 2, 2014
Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Patti LuPone: Far Away Places Part Two, If It Only Even Runs A Minute: 13th Edition, Vanishing Point, Assassins in the Park with George, and T. Oliver Reid.
by Ben Peltz - Nov 15, 2011
Just like Pope Paul VI figured when The Vatican told followers to go ahead and celebrate mass in the vernacular, John-Michael Tebelak figured that if the musical he penned with Stephen Schwartz, based on the Gospel According to St. Matthew, was going to connect with young people, it had to be done in their language.  So when Godspell premiered Off-Broadway forty years ago, the son of God and his disciples were depicted as soft pop and folk singing flower children who were too busy learning how to spread love to be bothered with sex, drugs and burning their draft cards.  Arriving on Broadway after Hair and Jesus Christ Superstar, it was the first major rock musical that didn't scare the hell out of parents.
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2010
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 2 is the second edition of an evening of rare and inspiring songs, anecdotes, and photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully- appreciated the first time around. This is an essential concert for musical theatre nerds!
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2010
Kristy Cates, A.J. Shively, Evan Pappas amoung others are set for 'If it only runs a minute 2' concert on May 30. If It Only Even Runs A Minute 2 is the second edition of an evening of rare and inspiring songs, anecdotes, and photos from Broadway musicals that may not have been fully- appreciated the first time around.
by Alan Henry - May 24, 2018
BroadwayWorld has just learned that following on the heels of NBC's critically acclaimed rock musical 'Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert' comes the true original rock musical, 'Hair Live!,' which will be broadcast in the spring of 2019 in front of a live audience. 
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2011
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the award-winning Storybook Theatre's Jack and the Beanstalk. Performances are Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2019
What makes a Broadway theatre? Technically any venue with 500 seats or more, located along Broadway in New York City's Theatre District is a Broadway theatre, and the art that is produced in these special places is widely considered the highest form of theatrical entertainment in the world. Today, forty-one theatres are technically Broadway houses, each with their own rich history. Below, we're giving you the scoop on the life of every one of them!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2012
Concert performances of a reimagining of VIA GALACTICA will run from March 23rd-March 25th at the Kraine Theatre (85 East 4th Street NY, NY 10003).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2012
Concert performances of a reimagining of VIA GALACTICA will run from March 23rd-March 25th at the Kraine Theatre (85 East 4th Street NY, NY 10003).
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014
Sometimes Broadway musicals run forever, like Cats or Les Miserables. But sometimes, Broadway musicals run for only a minute, like Merrily We Roll Along, High Fidelity, or Via Galactica. This is their story.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2012
Concert performances of a reimagining of VIA GALACTICA will run from March 23rd-March 25th at the Kraine Theatre (85 East 4th Street NY, NY 10003).
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015
Windy City Playhouse, Chicago's newest Equity theater, announces the cast for its third production, the riotous Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight: A Comedy in Three Beds from Peter Ackerman, co-author of 20th Century Fox's hit animated film Ice Age. This contemporary sex farce is directed by William Brown, fresh off his successful run of Doubt at Writers Theatre. Brown directs a stellar cast of Broadway veterans and rising stars including Emily Tate, Peter Meadows, Patrese McClain, Shane Kenyon, Chris Sheard and Robert Spencer. Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight runs August 12-October 4 at Windy City Playhouse, 3014 W. Irving Park. Opening night is Saturday, August 15. windycityplayhouse.com/things/
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2011
Santa Monica Playhouse and Venture Productions present a first look staged reading/singing of a new musical by Melanie Chartoff, featuring Chartoff and James Morrison and directed by Harry Mastrogeorge.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2011
Santa Monica Playhouse and Venture Productions present a first look staged reading/singing of a new musical by Melanie Chartoff, featuring Chartoff and James Morrison and directed by Harry Mastrogeorge.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2015
If It Only Even Runs A Minute 14 is the fourteenth edition of the Bistro Award-winning series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from underappreciated Broadway and off-Broadway musicals.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2015
This February and March 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017
Sometimes Broadway musicals run forever, like Cats or Les Miserables. But sometimes, Broadway musicals run for only a minute, like Merrily We Roll Along, High Fidelity, or Via Galactica. This is their story.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015
Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015
The 14th edition of IF IT ONLY EVEN RUNS A MINUTE will feature performances from an amazing lineup of Broadway stars to be announced, and will feature stories about & songs from an incredible array of musicals. It takes place tonight, February 9, 2015 at 9:30 p.m.
by Louisa Brady - Feb 8, 2015
Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: Alysha Umphress & Joshua Henry: Romantic Duets; If It Only Even Runs a Minute: 14th Edition; The Lost Boys: Live!; A Very Broadway Valentine's Day: Featuring Alysha Umphress & Santino Fontana; and It's Only Love: An Evening of Broadway Love Songs.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015
Woodie King's National Black Touring Circuit's 2015 Black History Month Play Series will feature "Adam," the story of legendary Congressman Adam Clayton Powell, and a reading of Ossie Davis' seminal play "The People of Clarendon County" from February 8 - 22 in Harlem, Queens and the Bronx. It's produced in conjunction with Voza Rivers/New Heritage Theatre Group. Tickets are $20. For more information call 212-353-1176.
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by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014
Sometimes Broadway musicals run forever, like Cats or Les Miserables. But sometimes, Broadway musicals run for only a minute, like Merrily We Roll Along, High Fidelity, or Via Galactica. This is their story.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Feb 10, 2015
Sometimes Broadway musicals run forever, like Cats or Les Miserables. But sometimes, Broadway musicals run for only a minute, like Merrily We Roll Along, High Fidelity, or Via Galactica. This is their story. 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 54 Below Director of Programming Jennifer Ashley Tepper and Book of Mormon's Kevin Michael Murphy, with musical direction by Joshua Zecher-Ross, 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 - Dec 29, 2010
Santa Monica Playhouse and Venture Productions present a first look staged reading/singing of a new musical by Melanie Chartoff, featuring Chartoff and James Morrison and directed by Harry Mastrogeorge.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2014
Volume 2 of writer and musical theater historian Jennifer Tepper's 'THE UNTOLD STORIES OF BROADWAY: Tales from the World's Most Famous Theaters' series is in the works, and the author just took to Twitter to announce the eight theaters featured in the second installment. Learn all the details in her announcement, plus check out the table of contents below!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2018
BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that Mark Baker, a Broadway veteran and Tony nominee, passed away yesterday, August 13. He was 71 years old. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015
 If It Only Even Runs A Minute 15 is the fifteenth edition of the Bistro Award-winning series of rare songs, behind-the-scenes tales, and inspiring photos from underappreciated Broadway and off-Broadway musicals.
by Kevin Winkler - Apr 3, 2013
As an undergraduate theater major in the early 1970s, I heard music everywhere. It seemed to pour out of every office and workspace around the department. (And in the LP era, if you wanted more than the radio, this meant schlepping a twenty pound record player and a dozen or so albums from your home to the campus, sometimes requiring back-and-forth trips from the car. If you go to that much trouble, you want to keep the music playing.) In the hushed costume shop with its quietly industrious all female staff, Broadway ruled, with Stephen Sondheim's recent Company and Follies in heavy rotation. It was 'men only' in the scene shop where I listened to male balladeers like James Taylor and Gordon Lightfoot while unhappily working off assigned crew hours. Jazz classes (my favorites) in the dance department were conducted to the pre-disco sounds of Isaac Hayes and the Temptations. And late night cast parties were never complete without spins of Bette Midler's first two albums.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2011
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts presents the award-winning Storybook Theatre's Jack and the Beanstalk. Performances are Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 1:30 and 3:30 p.m.
by Michael Dale - Apr 21, 2016
How many of these great songs do you know from underappreciated musicals?
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014
Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: