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The Muny Releases Statement in Response to Jerome Robbins' Broadway 'Yellowface' ComplaintsThe Muny Releases Statement in Response to Jerome Robbins' Broadway 'Yellowface' Complaints
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2018

The Muny has issued a response to both social media complaints and a small protest during a performance of Jerome Robbins' Broadway at the theatre this week. During a segment of the show, reenacting parts of The King and I, a group of 15 protestors were ejected while chanting 'no yellowface' during a scene where a white actress played 'Tuptim', a character from Burma (now Myanmar) in the scene. For more information on the protestors, click here. The Muny has now issued a statement in response: (more...)
Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think Of The Muny's JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY?Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think Of The Muny's JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY?
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2018

In its first staging ever in the world since its original Broadway production and tour, Jerome Robbins' Broadway is an epic musical anthology that honors the career highlights of Tony Award-winning director and choreographer, Jerome Robbins. Filled with mesmerizing production numbers from some of Robbins' biggest hits, including West Side Story, On the Town, Peter Pan, The King and I and Fiddler on the Roof. (more...)
Photo Flash: JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY Opens The Muny's Centennial SeasonPhoto Flash: JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY Opens The Muny's Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2018

In its first staging ever in the world since its original Broadway production and tour, Jerome Robbins' Broadway is an epic musical anthology that honors the career highlights of Tony Award-winning director and choreographer, Jerome Robbins. Filled with mesmerizing production numbers from some of Robbins' biggest hits, including West Side Story, On the Town, Peter Pan, The King and I and Fiddler on the Roof. (more...)
VIDEO: Get A First Look At JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY At The Muny!VIDEO: Get A First Look At JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY At The Muny!
by BWW News Desk - June 12, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the opening centennial season show at The Muny, Jerome Robbin's Broadway. In its first production ever in the world since its original Broadway and national tour productions, Jerome Robbins' Broadway runs June 11 - 17.  Check out the cast in action below! (more...)
Kathy Fitzgerald, Dan DeLuca, and More Complete Cast for The Muny's MEET ME IN ST. LOUISKathy Fitzgerald, Dan DeLuca, and More Complete Cast for The Muny's MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS
by BWW News Desk - June 1, 2018

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's centennial season closing production of Meet Me In St. Louis, August 4 - 12.  (more...)
The Sun's on its Way Out at the Muny with the Complete Cast and Creative of ANNIEThe Sun's on its Way Out at the Muny with the Complete Cast and Creative of ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2018

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's centennial season production of Annie, July 18 -25.  (more...)
VIDEO: Heather Headley Performs 'Sadie, Sadie' At The Muny's Centennial CelebrationVIDEO: Heather Headley Performs 'Sadie, Sadie' At The Muny's Centennial Celebration
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's centennial celebration gala performance! Check out the video featuring Heather Headley performing the 'Sadie, Sadie' from Funny Girl! (more...)
VIDEO: Go Inside The Muny's Centennial Gala With Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune, Matthew Morrison, Heather Headley, Ken Page, And More!VIDEO: Go Inside The Muny's Centennial Gala With Chita Rivera, Tommy Tune, Matthew Morrison, Heather Headley, Ken Page, And More!
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2018

BroadwayWorld has a first look at The Muny's centennial celebration gala performance! Check out the video featuring Tommy Tune, Matthew Morrison, Chita Rivera, Ken Page, and More! (more...)
Photo Flash: Get a Look at The Muny's Centennial Production, AN EVENING WITH THE STARSPhoto Flash: Get a Look at The Muny's Centennial Production, AN EVENING WITH THE STARS
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

The Muny's historic Centennial Gala was held Friday, May 18, 2018, and centennial production, An Evening with the Stars, held Saturday, May 19, 2018. Attendance for the Centennial Gala was 750. Attendance for An Evening with the Stars was 6,975. (more...)
VIDEO: Heather Headley Announces The Muny's Centennial GalaVIDEO: Heather Headley Announces The Muny's Centennial Gala
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 9, 2018

The Muny previously announced that Tony and Grammy Award-winning artist Heather Headleyand Tony, Emmy and Golden Globe Award-nominated artist Matthew Morrison will serve as co-hosts for The Muny's historic Centennial Gala show, An Evening with the Stars, May 18, 2018 at 9:15 p.m. at The Muny. (more...)
The Muny Finds its JERSEY BOYS: Mark Ballas, Bobby Conte Thornton & MoreThe Muny Finds its JERSEY BOYS: Mark Ballas, Bobby Conte Thornton & More
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2018

After its acclaimed Broadway, touring and international productions, The Muny will be the first theatre in the world to create its own production of Jersey Boys. The Muny announced today the iconic leading quartet will star Emmy-nominated Mark Ballas as Frankie Valli, Bobby Conte Thornton as Bob Gaudio, Nicolas Dromard as Tommy DeVito and Keith Hines as Nick Massi. The fourth production in the theatre's centennial season, Jersey Boysruns July 9 - 16. Jersey Boys is directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes with music direction by Rick Bertone. Jersey Boys is proudly sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. (more...)
Christopher Sieber And Jennifer Simard To Lead ANNIE At The MunyChristopher Sieber And Jennifer Simard To Lead ANNIE At The Muny
by BWW News Desk - April 10, 2018

The Muny announced today that Tony nominees Christopher Sieber and Jennifer Simard will star as the stoically affluent Daddy Warbucks and the deliciously wicked Miss Hannigan, respectively, in the theatre's centennial season production of Annie, July 18 - 25. Annie is directed by John Tartaglia and choreographed by Jessica Hartman with music direction by Colin Welford. Annie is proudly sponsored by Edward Jones. (more...)
Corbin Bleu, Berklea Going and Jeffrey Schecter To Lead The Muny's SINGIN' IN THE RAINCorbin Bleu, Berklea Going and Jeffrey Schecter To Lead The Muny's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk - April 5, 2018

The Muny announced today the leading trio that will star in the theatre's centennial season production of Singin' in the Rain, June 27 - July 3. Broadway, film and television stars Corbin Bleu and Jeffrey Schecter will portray Don Lockwood and Cosmo Brown, respectively, and former Muny Kid, Muny Teen and Indiana University student Berklea Going will star as Kathy Selden. Singin' in the Rain is directed by Marc Bruni and choreographed by Rommy Sandhu with music direction by Ben Whiteley. Singin' in the Rain is proudly sponsored by Ameren. (more...)
The Muny Announces Revised MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS For 100th SeasonThe Muny Announces Revised MEET ME IN ST. LOUIS For 100th Season
by BWW News Desk - March 13, 2018

The Muny announced today that Broadway director and writer Gordon Greenberg will revise the book for Meet Me In St. Louis, August 4 - 12. This production, the 8th in Muny history, will also include several songs new to the stage adaptation of Meet Me In St. Louis, including 'Boys and Girls Like You and Me,' a song written by Rodgers & Hammerstein for Oklahoma! and then recorded for, but ultimately cut, from the film of Meet Me In St. Louis. This production will also include the first stage use of 'You and I,' a song in the film by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. (more...)
Exclusive: Rob McClure Will Star in JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY At The Muny!Exclusive: Rob McClure Will Star in JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY At The Muny!
by Alan Henry - January 25, 2018

Rob McClure will star as 'The Setter' in Jerome Robbins' Broadway, the opening production of The Muny's historic 100th season. 'The Setter' serves as the evening's narrator and performs throughout the show, including the roles of 'Pa' in High Button Shoes and 'Tevye' in Fiddler on the Roof. Jerome Robbins' Broadway is directed by Cynthia Onrubia and Chris Bailey serves as production supervisor. Music direction is by Michael Horsley. (more...)
Industry Exclusive: How The Muny Snagged JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY For Their Centennial SeasonIndustry Exclusive: How The Muny Snagged JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY For Their Centennial Season
by Alan Henry - January 18, 2018

Programming a theatre season for a major regional theatre can be a major challenge, to put it mildly. Funding, casting, public interest, mandate, and licensing availability are just some of the multitude of challenges and considerations that must be acknowledged - so its no surprise that programming The Muny's 100th season would be a big challenge. (more...)
Beth Leavel To Lead The Muny's Production of GYPSYBeth Leavel To Lead The Muny's Production of GYPSY
by Alan Henry - December 26, 2017

BroadwayWorld has learned that Beth Leavel will lead The Muny's production of GYPSY as Mama Rose! The production will feature direction by Rob Ruggiero, choreography by Ralph Perkins, and music direction by James Moore. (more...)
John Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 CreativesJohn Tartaglia, Marcia Milgrom Dodge, and More Sign On as Muny Season 100 Creatives
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2017

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for The Muny's 2018 centennial season, which opens on June 11 with the first production in the world of Jerome Robbins' Broadway since it's Tony - award winning Broadway and national tour productions. (more...)
The Muny Slates 100th Season Dates for JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY, JERSEY BOYS, GYPSY and MoreThe Muny Slates 100th Season Dates for JEROME ROBBINS' BROADWAY, JERSEY BOYS, GYPSY and More
by BWW News Desk - November 6, 2017

The Muny announced today show dates for its epic seven-show 100th season in Forest Park. Befitting this historic year, The Muny will be the first theatre in the U.S. to produce two Tony award-winning Best Musicals: Jerome Robbins' Broadway and Jersey Boys, and will offer three shows with extended performances. (more...)
The Muny Announces 100th Season With 7 Shows Including Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Gypsy, Jersey Boys, Meet Me In St. Louis, and More!The Muny Announces 100th Season With 7 Shows Including Jerome Robbins' Broadway, Gypsy, Jersey Boys, Meet Me In St. Louis, and More!
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2017

The Muny announced today its epic seven-show 100th season in Forest Park. Befitting this historic year, The Muny will be the first theatre in the U.S. to produce two Tony award-winning Best Musicals: Jersey Boys and Jerome Robbins' Broadway. (more...)
VIDEO: Watch THE MUNY's 100th Season Announcement Live on BroadwayWorld!VIDEO: Watch THE MUNY's 100th Season Announcement Live on BroadwayWorld!
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2017

BroadwayWorld is live streaming The Muny's historic 100th Season Announcement event! Tune in tomorrow to watch live! (more...)
Photo Flash: NEWSIES Lyricist Jack Feldman Stops by The Muny
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

NEWSIES lyricist Jack Feldman visited The Muny's production of the hit musical on Wednesday and took a moment to snap a photo with the cast - check it out below! (more...)
VIDEO: Do They Got Us? No! Watch 'The World Will Know' from NEWSIES at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

Watch the company of NEWSIES at The Muny get serious in 'The World Will Know' below! (more...)
BWW Photo Exclusive: Watch What Happens... Backstage with NEWSIES at The Muny!
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

BroadwayWorld has an exclusive sneak peek behind the scenes of last night's performance of NEWSIES at The Muny - check out photos below! (more...)
VIDEO: Jay Armstrong Johnson Belts 'Santa Fe' in NEWSIES at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Based on Disney's 1992 cult classic film, Newsies tells the rousing tale of the great Newsboy Strike of 1899. Jack Kelly, a charismatic and resilient newspaper boy, leads a bunch of New York City rag-tag orphans in a clash against the mighty publishing titan, Joseph Pulitzer. With a score by Alan Menken, and hits that include 'Santa Fe,' 'Seize the Day,' and 'King of New York,' this Muny premiere promises to make headlines. Watch Jay Armstrong Johnson (as Jack Kelly) perform a passionate rendition of 'Santa Fe' below! (more...)



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