Dec 16, 2016
It was still early in the 2016-17 Broadway season, during September previews of Holiday Inn, The New Irving Berlin Musical at Studio 54, that a musical number emerged as an instant classic of the musical comedy form. That roar you hear every night from midtown is the wild response to the company vivaciously tap-dancing while jumping rope … Read Full Article→
Dec 6, 2016
Naughty/Nice, the musical comedy revue featuring four adult performers playing a multitude of twisted and desperate children writing letters to Santa Claus, begins its licensing life Dec. 9 when Perrysburg Musical Theatre produces the show for one night only. The revue is available from publisher Steele Spring Stage Rights in 90- and 60-minute versions. The Ohio-based company … Read Full Article→
Nov 28, 2016
Another Night Before Christmas, a two-character holiday musical that premiered in America’s heartland and has been seen in nearly 20 productions around the country, gets its U.K. premiere at Bridge House Theatre in London Nov. 28-Dec. 23. The whimsical musical by American writers Sean Grennan (book and lyrics) and Leah Okimoto (music) features Olivier Award-winning actor George … Read Full Article→
Jul 27, 2016
Mark Saltzman’s fact-inspired new play Alice Formerly of Wonderland: A Musical Story of the Real Alice is among titles in the 2016 Wyoming Theater Festival, a startup initiative now in its second season devoted to developmental productions of new works and revivals of plays and musicals. The playwright was recently in residence in Sheridan, Wyoming, with other … Read Full Article→
Dec 27, 2015
Naughty/Nice, a musical comedy revue featuring four adult performers playing a multitude of twisted, profane and heartbreakingly desperate children writing letters to Santa Claus, joined the growing catalog of Steele Spring Stage Rights in late 2015, making the property available for licensing in 2016 and beyond. The 90-minute piano-and-voice musical by lyricist Kenneth Jones and composer Gerald … Read Full Article→
Dec 12, 2015
Over at Utah’s Pioneer Theatre Company, it’s beginning to look at lot like — oh, you know. Rehearsals begin Nov. 9 for the world premiere of It Happened One Christmas, a new holiday concert revue handcrafted for Salt Lake City audiences by co-conceivers Karen Azenberg and Kenneth Jones. Performances play Dec. 4-19.
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Dec 8, 2015
The Road to Where, the folk-tinged musical memoir that actress-writer Cass Morgan conjured from real events, places and people in her life, will get a fresh New York City industry presentation 6:30 PM Dec. 14 following recent stagings by Geva Theatre Center and Weston Playhouse in Vermont.
Morgan is the Broadway actress and songwriter whose soulful, crystalline … Read Full Article→