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DVR Alert: Idina Menzel Discusses Lifetime's BEACHES on 'Today'
by TV News Desk - January 19, 2017

This morning, January 19th, Idina Menzel will appear during the 10 am hour of NBC's TODAY to discuss her starring role in the Lifetime original movie BEACHES.
STAGE TUBE: Idina Menzel Premieres Iconic 'Glory of Love' in First BEACHES Teaser Trailer
by Stage Tube - November 16, 2016

Check the brand-new first teaser for Lifetime's upcoming small-screen remake of the 80's female friendship classic, Beaches. While fans await the film's premiere, starring Idina Menzel and Nia Long, you can hear Menzel croon the opening lines of the now iconic ballad, 'The GLORY of Love' in the clip.
John Relyea Replaces Brindley Sherratt in MOSTLY MOZART Closing Concert This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - August 21, 2015

Lincoln Center announces an artist update for this weekend's closing Mostly Mozart Festival program this weekend, August 21 and 22. John Relyea will replace Brindley Sherratt (who was to make his Festival debut, and has to cancel for personal reasons) in singing the bass part of Haydn's The Creation with the Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Avery Fisher Hall.
Barbara Hershey Talks BEACHES on Broadway: 'Seems Like a Natural For a Musical'
by Movies News Desk - July 10, 2015

Barbara Hershey spoke to EW about her thoughts on a Broadway musical production of her 1988 tear-jerker/comedy BEACHES
Photo Flash: First Look at Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor in Broadway-Bound BEACHES
by BWW News Desk - July 2, 2015

Drury Lane Productions and Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso (Broadway's Spring Awakening, Rock of Ages) present the pre-Broadway production of Beaches, A New Musical, based on the beloved novel by Iris Rainer Dart. The show began previews June 24 and opens tonight, July 2nd, running through August 16, 2015. The original musical is written by Iris Rainer Dart and Thom Thomas, with music by David Austin and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart. The production is directed by Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet). BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars in action below!
Broadway-Bound BEACHES, Starring Shoshana Bean & Whitney Bashor, Opens Tonight in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - July 2, 2015

Drury Lane Productions and Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso (Broadway's Spring Awakening, Rock of Ages) present the pre-Broadway production of Beaches, A New Musical, based on the beloved novel by Iris Rainer Dart. The show began previews June 24 and opens tonight, July 2nd, running through August 16, 2015. The original musical is written by Iris Rainer Dart and Thom Thomas, with music by David Austin and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart. The production is directed by Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet).
Iris Rainer Dart Talks Bringing BEACHES From Page To Stage & Avoiding 'Sappy'
by Pat Cerasaro - June 29, 2015

The original creator talks BEACHES!
STAGE TUBE: Inside the Rehearsal Room with Whitney Bashor & Shoshana Bean for BEACHES THE MUSICAL
by Nora Dominick - June 24, 2015

BEACHES THE MUSICAL is ready to take the Drury Lane Theatre in Chicago by storm before it eyes a Broadway run. Performances at the Drury Lane Theatre will begin on June 24, 2015 and will run until August 16th. Beaches the Musical is based on the novel with the same name by Iris Rainer Dart. The novel has been transformed already into a 1988 film starring Bette Midler and Barbara Hershey. 
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for June 24th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - June 24, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'On Your Feet!' and 'City Of Angels' rake in the reviews, while Bette plays the UC. Kristin and Idina plan concerts here, outdoor movies light up the summer, and the 'Beautiful' tour and 'Charlie Brown' are slated for Christmas. By summer's end: 'The Boy From Oz,' 'Glory Days' and 'Triassic Parq!'
STAGE TUBE: Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor Sing 'Extraordinary' from Pre-Broadway BEACHES at Drury Lane, 6/24-8/6
by Stage Tube - June 10, 2015

Shoshana Bean and Whitney Bashor perform the song 'Extraordinary' from 'Beaches,' the musical that is billed as pre-Broadway at Drury Lane Theatre.
'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for May 13th, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - May 14, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Ring Of Fire' and 'Big Fish' bring us a taste of the heartland, 'Beaches' hopes to follow 'Amazing Grace' on the journey from here to New York, and Gorilla Tango and MCL Chicago open new improv-based musicals. Plus the return of 'WOZ,' Stephen Sondheim honored by the Chicago Gay Men's Chorus, and Tommy Tune to be feted by the Chicago Human Rhythm Project! Plus Waa-Mu honors Bernie.
Shoshana Bean & Whitney Bashor Will Lead Remounted BEACHES at Chicago's Drury Lane This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2015

Drury Lane Productions and Jennifer Maloney-Prezioso (Broadway's Spring Awakening, Rock of Ages) have announced the cast for the pre-Broadway production of Beaches, A New Musical, based on the beloved novel by Iris Rainer Dart. Previewing June 24, opening on July 2nd and running through August 16, 2015, the original musical is written by Iris Rainer Dart and Thom Thomas, with music by David Austin and lyrics by Iris Rainer Dart. The production is directed by Eric Schaeffer (Broadway's Follies, Million Dollar Quartet).
Broadway-Bound BEACHES Musical Announces New Creative Team
by BWW News Desk - April 22, 2015

According to the Chicago Tribune, Drury Lane Theatre's Broadway-bound production of BEACHES has just rounded out its powerhouse creative team for its summer run in the Windy City.
BEACHES to be Remounted at Drury Lane as Part of 2015-16 Season; Full Lineup Set!
by BWW News Desk - February 6, 2015

?Kyle DeSantis, President of Drury Lane Theatre, announces today that the Broadway-bound production, BEACHES will replace DEATHTRAP from June 24 through August 16 during the 2015-2016 season. Presenting the first new work on the Drury Lane stage in 21 years, BEACHES signifies the theater's renewed dedication to develop new works.