Andrew C. McGibbon
Principal and Ensemble Cast Announced for
MATILDA THE MUSICAL on Broadway
The Royal Shakespeare Company and The Dodgers today announced the casting of the principal roles and the ensemble in the eagerly anticipated Broadway-bound musical MATILDA THE MUSICAL. They are (alphabetically): Karen Aldridge (Mrs. Phelps), Gabriel Ebert (Mr. Wormwood), Lesli Margherita (Mrs. Wormwood), and Lauren Ward (Miss Honey).
WELCOMES BACK TONY AWARD-WINNER
JOHN LLOYD YOUNG
TO ROLE OF FRANKIE VALLI
BEGINNING JANUARY 11TH
FOR A LIMITED ENGAGEMENT
JERSEY BOYS, the Tony, Olivier and Grammy Award-winning Best Musical, is pleased to announce the return of John Lloyd Young who won a Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical for his performance as Frankie Valli in the original Broadway cast. Young will again perform the role of Frankie Valli on Broadway beginning Friday, January 11 for a limited engagement.
“A TRIUMPH! ONE OF THE BEST PLAYS OF THE YEAR.” – Huffington Post
MY NAME IS ASHER LEV
ONE BOY’S STRUGGLE BETWEEN TRADITION & ART.
A NEW PLAY BY AARON POSNER
ADAPTED FROM CHAIM POTOK’S BEST-SELLING NOVEL
AT THE WESTSIDE THEATRE (UPSTAIRS), 407 W. 43RD STREET
EXTENDS THROUGH MAY 26, 2013
Special Pre-Sale for New Block of Tickets Through GILT
After opening to critical acclaim, My Name is Asher Lev, the new play adapted from the novel by Chaim Potok (The Chosen) has just announced that the show has been extended through May 26, 2013. A NEW BLOCK OF TICKETS for the extension will available for one week exclusively through GILT at www.giltcity.com, before going on sale to the general public on December 26th.
ON THURSDAY, DECEMBER 20, 2012
THE TONY AWARD-WINNING,
RECORD-BREAKING, SMASH HIT MUSICAL
F O R E V E R D U S T Y
KIRSTEN HOLLY SMITH AND CHRISTINA SAJOUS
RECREATE THE HOLIDAY CLASSIC
“BABY IT’S COLD OUTSIDE”
New York, NY (December 18, 2012) – Kirsten Holly Smith (as Dusty Springfield) and Christina Sajous (as Dusty’s lover, Claire), stars of the new musical Forever Dusty, have recorded a music video of “Baby It’s Cold Outside,” putting a new spin on the holiday classic.
PRE-BROADWAY WORLD PREMIERE OF NEW MUSICAL
ANNOUNCES DESIGN TEAM AND CHICAGO DATES
TO PLAY CHICAGO’S ORIENTAL THEATRE
LIMITED 5-WEEK ENGAGEMNT APRIL 2 – MAY 5, 2013
OPENING SUNDAY, APRIL 21, 2013
TICKETS ON SALE MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2013
SCENIC DESIGN BY DRAMA DESK AND
OUTER CRITICS CIRCLE AWARD WINNER
COSTUME DESIGN BY FIVE-TIME TONY AWARD WINNER
WILLIAM IVEY LONG
LIGHTING DESIGN BY TWO-TIME TONY AWARD WINNER
SOUND DESIGN BY LOS ANGELES DRAMA CRITICS AWARD WINNER
PROJECTION DESIGN BY DRAMA DESK AWARD WINNER
BENJAMIN PEARCY FOR 59 PRODUCTIONS
(Tuesday, December 18, 2012 – New York, NY) BIG FISH, a new musical based on the novel by Daniel Wallace and the 2003 Columbia Pictures film written by John August, will star Norbert Leo Butz as Edward Bloom, and have its pre-Broadway world premiere at Chicago’s Oriental Theatre (24 West Randolph Street) in a limited 5-week engagement beginning performances Tuesday, April 2, 2013, opening Sunday, April 21, 2013, and playing through Sunday, May 5, 2013. Tickets on sale Monday, February 4, 2013.
If you want to give yourself a gift this holiday season, take yourself to Studio 54 for a bawdy English music hall musical that will knock your socks off. Roundabout Theater Company’s production of The Mystery of Edwin Drood is simply splendid. Oh sure I have gripes with the book; I find it clumsy and complicated. But let’s face, this is based on a Charles Dickens novel that was never finished. In his unique approach, playwright, composer and lyricist, Rupert Holmes, has the audience vote on who ultimately is the murderer, who is the detective, and who are the lovers. There is a bounty of delight to be had in this production.
MANHATTAN THEATRE CLUB EXTENDS
THE THIRD PLAY IN TERRENCE McNALLY’S OPERA TRILOGY
DIRECTED BY WALTER BOBBIE
TICKETS NOW ON SALE THROUGH SUNDAY, JANUARY 13
AT NEW YORK CITY CENTER – STAGE I (131 WEST 55TH STREET)
Manhattan Theatre Club’s New York premiere of GOLDEN AGE, the third play in Terrence McNally’s opera trilogy, directed by Tony Award winner Walter Bobbie, has extended one week at MTC at New York City Center – Stage I (131 West 55th Street) due to popular demand. Tickets for the limited engagement are now on sale through Sunday, January 13.
The Public Theater’s
Acclaimed Epic Musical
To Be Preserved
With Original Cast Album
By Ghostlight Records
Book by Sybille Pearson
Music and Lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa
Based on the Novel by Edna Ferber
Directed by Michael Greif
Giant Ends Final Extension On Sunday, December 16
December 14, 2012 – The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that the cast of the acclaimed epic musical GIANT will enter the recording studio in January to create an original cast album, which will be released by Ghostlight Records in spring 2013. GIANT officially opened at The Public on November 15 and features a book by Sybille Pearson, music and lyrics by Michael John LaChiusa, and direction by Michael Greif. The show will end its limited run at The Public Theater at Astor Place on Sunday, December 16 following a final two-week extension.
THE PUBLIC THEATER
DOWNTOWN SEASON AT ASTOR PLACE
NEW PUBLIC LAB MUSICAL
Book by Eric Rosen
Music by Matt Sax
Lyrics by Matt Sax and Eric Rosen
Additional Music by Curtis Moore
Directed by Eric Rosen
Member Tickets On Sale Now For Spring Season
December 13, 2012 – The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced today that VENICE, a new musical with book by Eric Rosen, music by Matt Sax, lyrics by Matt Sax and Eric Rosen, and additional music by Curtis Moore, has been added to the 2013 spring season at the newly revitalized Public Theater at Astor Place. Directed by Eric Rosen, VENICE will run in The Public’s Anspacher Theater beginning on Tuesday, May 28 through Sunday, June 23, with an official press opening on Thursday, June 13. Public Lab Member tickets for VENICE, priced at $12, are on sale now at (212) 539-8650.