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CD Giveaway: 9 to 5 Star Stephanie J. Block’s New Solo Album

July 21, 2009 // 0 Comments

Win a copy of the new solo album from Stephanie J. Block (9 to 5, The Pirate Queen, Boy from Oz), featuring performances of “I am a Wife,” “I Will Always Love You,” “15 Pounds Away from My Love,” “Invention,” “Never Neverland Fly Away” and many others, sung with the songwriters and lyricists ...

Tom Kitt Wins Dramatists Guide Award for his Next to Normal Score

July 20, 2009 // 0 Comments

The Dramatists Guild of America announced Tom Kitt as the recipient of this year’s Frederick Loewe Award for Dramatic Composition for his score for Next to Normal. Have you bought the CD or seen the show yet? You really should – it’s amazing. The other Dramatists Guild Award recipients for this year are David Ives, Polly Pen and ...

Sheryl Lee Ralph to Join the Cast of the Broadway-bound First Wives Club

July 20, 2009 // 1 Comment

Sheryl Lee Ralph (Dreamgirls, Thoroughly Modern Millie) will join the cast of the Broadway-bound First Wives Club in place of Adriane Lenox, who is departing the company “due to health concerns.” The show, directed by Francesca Zambello (The Little Mermaid), is scheduled to run July 17-Aug 23 at the Old Globe Theatre in San Diego and includes a ...

Cast Announced for Broadway’s Finian’s Rainbow

July 16, 2009 // 2 Comments

Initial casting has been announced for the Broadway revival of Finian’s Rainbow which will open at Broadway’s St. James Theatre on October 29 (with previews starting October 8). The cast includes Kate Baldwin (Wonderful Town, Thoroughly Modern Millie) as Sharon, Jim Norton (The Seafarer) as Finian, Christopher Fitzgerald (Young Frankenstein, ...

Life is a Musical: Break Out in Song!

July 16, 2009 // 2 Comments

Are you one of those people who fantasizes that you’ll wake up tomorrow and life will be a musical? Did you shed a few tears of happiness when you saw this on youtube? Well today is your lucky day because Ryan H. Mackey has created Break Out in Song! Join in the fun and bring musical theater to the masses:  July 16, 2009 @ 6 pm “If My Friends Could ...

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for Broadway’s Bye Bye Birdie

July 14, 2009 // 0 Comments

Director/choreographer Robert Longbottom has finished casting Broadway’s upcoming production of Bye Bye Birdie, which starts previews at Henry Miller’s Theatre on September 10 and opens October 15. As previously announced, the show will star John Stamos (Cabaret, Nine) as Albert Peterson, Gina Gershon (Cabaret, Boeing-Boeing) as Rose Alvarez, ...

Spike Lee’s Passing Strange Documentary Hits Theaters Aug 21

July 10, 2009 // 0 Comments

A documentary of Passing Strange by Academy Award winner Spike Lee and Annie Dorsen hits movie theaters on Aug 21. , Filmed during one the Broadway production’s final performances, the multicamera coverage of the on and off-stage action “involves the audience in not only the text but the electricity of the ensemble’s onstage ...