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by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly kicks off its highly anticipated 2019-20 season with Rodgers and Hammerstein's beloved classic THE SOUND OF MUSIC.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Last nightÂ theÂ Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF)Â hosted its annualÂ DGF GalaÂ 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.Â Â Jason AlexanderÂ may have said it best: âa world without writers is just mimes and improv.â
by Walter McBride - May 14, 2019
New Dramatists, Tony Honor recipient and the nation's premier playwright development laboratory, just honored three-time Tony Award winner, Nathan Lane, with its 2019 Distinguished Achievement Award at its 70th Annual Spring Luncheon Tribute at the New York Marriott Marquis.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018
The hills are alive with a brand-new production ofÂ "The Sound of Music"Â at the Spencer Theater, where the famed touring Broadway production team Of NETworks Productions recreates, with a cast of 30 professional singers, dancers, actors (aged 6-60) and orchestra musicians, the adventurous musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family in pre-World War II Austria.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2018
Los Altos Hills will be alive withÂ The Sound of MusicÂ this summer, when multi-award winningÂ Foothill MusicÂ TheatreÂ presents the Tony, Grammy, and Academy Award-winning musical. This beloved musical, set in Austria in 1938, follows novice Maria Rainer who becomes the governess for the von Trapp family, capturing the hearts of the seven children and their father, a widowed naval captain. As the Nazis occupy Austria, the family is forced make decisions which forever change their lives, fleeing their home in pursuit of freedom. DirectorÂ Milissa Carey, music directorÂ William Liberatore, and choreographersÂ Brett and C.J. BlankenshipÂ breathe new life into this classic tale of hope, love, and family.Â The Sound of MusicÂ will play July 19-Â August 5, 2018(press opening: July 20)Â at the Smithwick Theatre, I-280 & El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $32) and information can be found atÂ www.foothill.edu/theatreÂ or by phone at (650) 949-7360.Â Â Â Â
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2018
The iconic family favourite musical, The Sound of Music, comes to the stage again this July. Featuring a full orchestra, beautiful sets and costumes, and a brilliant cast of musical theatre performers, this production promises all the ingredients needed for some good old-fashioned family entertainment.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018
Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music byÂ Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin,Â with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello. Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi is presented for three-nights-only Tuesday, May 22 through Thursday, May 24 at 7:15 p.m. and is performed on the set of Porchlight's Memphis (previews begin April 19) at Porchlight's new home, The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street.
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018
Porchlight Music Theatre concludes its fifth season of Chicago's "lost" musicals in staged concert series with Porchlight Revisits Do Re Mi, starring Porchlight Music Theatre's Artistic Director Michael Weber and Nancy Voigts, music by Jule Styne, lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green and book by Garson Kanin, with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by David Fiorello.
by Walter McBride - Mar 13, 2018
Take a look back into BroadwayWorld's archives with this throwback from when Nathan Lane starred in Forum in 1996! Check out the photos below!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2018
Porchlight Music Theatre made its debut at The Arts Club of Chicago, 201 E. Ontario Street, with its hit musical revue series, New Faces Sing Broadway 1959, hosted by Gene Weygandt, directed by Adrian Abel Azevedo with music direction by David Fiorello, Tuesday, February 27.
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jan 23, 2018
The Alumni of the Wagner College Theatre Department kicked off a year-long celebration of their department's 50th Anniversary with a variety show at The Green Room 42 at Yotel last night and Broadwayworld was there for the extraordinary Alummni Cabaret Show.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017
Porchlight Music Theatre is proud to announce the first production in the fifth season of Chicago's lost musicals in staged concert series, Porchlight Revisits Woman of the Year, starring Meghan Murphy and Brandon Dahlquist, music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb and book by Peter Stone, with direction by Porchlight's Artistic Director Michael Weber, choreography by Florence Walker Harris and musical direction by David Fiorello.
Photo Coverage: Andrew Lloyd Webber-Produced THE SOUND OF MUSIC Opens in Manila; Show Runs Until 10/22
by Oliver Oliveros - Oct 1, 2017
From England to New Zealand to Hong Kong, Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber-produced 2006 lavish revival of The Sound of Music finally made it to Manila, which officially held its gala performance last Friday, September 29, at The Theatre at Solaire and an after party at the Diamond Hotel. (Thanks to Globe Live, Lunchbox Theatrical Productions, Concertus Manila, and David Atkins Enterprises--yes, it takes a village to import a first-rate international theatrical production!)
by John Angelo Sergio - Sep 28, 2017
Associate Director Frank Thompson, who was also the resident director of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber's revival production of The Sound of Music at the London Palladium, presented the cast of the international touring production of The Sound of Music, led by Carmen Pretorius (Maria) and Janelle Visagie (Mother Abbess), at a media call yesterday.
by Christine Swerczek - Jan 19, 2017
Charlotte Maltby recently took over the leading role of Maria Von Trapp in the national tour of Rogers and Hammerstein's SOUND OF MUSIC. Under the direction of triple Tony Award winner Jack O'Brien, the production opens Tuesday, January 24th, at Omaha's Orpheum Theater. I had the opportunity to speak with Charlotte by phone yesterday.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016
This lavish new production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by three-time Tony AwardÂ winner Jack O'Brien, announces Charlotte Maltby as Maria Rainer, beginning January 3 in her national tour debut. Charlotte Maltby begins in Milwaukee, WI, then continues to Indianapolis, IN.Â Scroll down for a peek at Maltby and O'Brien in rehearsal!Â
by Walter McBride - Nov 22, 2016
Just last night, Manhattan Theatre Club presented its 2016 Fall Benefit, honoring two-time Tony Award winner Nathan Lane. The evening will featured appearances by Lane's friends and colleagues: Christine Baranski, Jenni Barber, Mike Birbiglia, Matthew Broderick, Brian Dennehy, Mark Linn-Baker, Andrea Martin, Terrence McNally, Jack O'Brien, Seth Rudetsky, Lewis J. Stadlen, John Slattery, Susan Stroman, and more.
by Jade Kops - Jul 27, 2016
BWW PHOTOS: 2016 HELPMANN AWARDS Red Carpet
BWW Interview: THE SOUND OF MUSIC's Jacqui Dark Discusses Science, Singing And Some Incredible Mentors
by Jade Kops - Apr 24, 2016
BroadwayWorld Sydney had the pleasure of an interview with Jacqueline Dark, currently touring Australia with THE SOUND OF MUSIC as Mother Abbess.
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Mar 31, 2016
Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA (EVUSA),Â one of New York's preeminent choral ensembles, justÂ presented as part of Essential Voices USA's 'The Composer Speaks' programs,Â Austrian Emigres: Schoenberg, Von Trapp and the Power of Music,Â on March 30, atÂ 7:30 PMÂ atÂ theÂ DiMenna Space for Classical Music..Â Judith ClurmanÂ conductedÂ Essential Voices USAÂ withÂ Tedd Firth, piano;Â Maureen McKay, soprano; andÂ Joseph Beutel, bass-baritone.Â Panel members will includeÂ Larry Schoenberg, son of the composer;Â Elisabeth Von Trapp, granddaughter of the legendary Maria and Baron von Trapp; musical theater luminariesÂ Ted Chapin,Â David Chase, andLarry Hochman; composerÂ David Ludwig;Â with moderatorÂ Naomi Lewin.