The Reviews for THE PROM are In…

The reviews for The Prom are in, and the critics are in love with this new musical - original musical, we might add - directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw. The creative team of Bob Martin (book), Chad Beguelin (book, lyrics), and Matthew Sklar (music) has crafted a fun new musical that manages to poke…

AWARDS SEASON 2018: Drama League Award-Winners

The Drama League Awards have been awarded and critical favorites The Band's Visit and My Fair Lady received the coveted Outstanding Production and Revival awards! As previously announced, Idina Menzel was this year's recipient of the Distinguished Achievement in Musical Theatre, Casey Nicholaw the recipient of Founders Award for Excellence in Directing, and The National Endowment for the Arts of theUnique Contribution…

The Reviews for TUCK EVERLASTING are In…

The reviews for Tuck Everlasting are in, and the critics are split...it turns out not all magical stories turn out to be magical Broadway shows. Though there are moments of brilliance in the music by Chris Miller, lyrics by Nathan Tysen, and direction and choreography by Casey Nicholaw, the heavy-handed book offers more challenges than…

The Reviews for Aladdin are in…

The reviews are in for Aladdin and though the critics don't strike 100% agreement, the overall sentiment is that this BIG comedy musical is perfect for anyone looking for light-hearted fun with a whole lot of spirit.  There's magic at play here.  With all the dazzling Broadway costumes and scene settings, the flying carpet (yup,…

The reading of the Broadway musical version of the film Elf got some pretty good buzz

As you may or may not know, Warner Brothers has been looking to back a Broadway musical version of Elf, the Will Ferrell movie, and gave it a staged reading last week that got a lot more decent buzz than had been expected. The reading was directed by Casey Nicholaw (Spamalot) and featured George Wendt…

Rupert Holmes Joins Creative Team of Robin and the 7 Hoods

Rupert Holmes (Curtains, The Mystery of Edwin Drood), the writer for the Broadway-aimed musicals The First Wives Club and The Nutty Professor, has now joined the creative team of another musical on its way to the Great White Way, Robin and the 7 Hoods.  Casey Nicholaw (The Drowsy Chaperone, Spamalot) will direct and choreograph the…