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GODSPELL to be Featured on PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS Feb 16

BROADWAY'S ACCLAIMED REVIVAL OF
STEPHEN SCHWARTZ'S LEGENDARY ROCK MUSICAL

 Godspell
TO BE FEATURED ON AN UPCOMING EPISODE
OF THE HIT REALITY COMPETITION 

"PROJECT RUNWAY ALL STARS"
 
AIRING THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 16, 2012
AT 9 P.M. ET/PT ON LIFETIME TELEVISION
 
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"GODSPELL" NOW PLAYING ON BROADWAY
AT CIRCLE IN THE SQUARE THEATRE;
 
 

On Thursday, February 16, 2012, Broadway's new hit revival of Stephen Schwartz's legendary rock musical GODSPELL will be featured on Lifetime Television's acclaimed reality competition "Project Runway All Stars."

In the February 16 Broadway-themed episode, "Project Runway" contestants will compete for their 'Broadway debut' when Stephen Schwartz challenges the All Stars to put together an outfit for inclusion in the Broadway production of GODSPELL.

The episode, which airs at 9 p.m. ET/PT (8 p.m. CT), also features Tony Award winner Sutton Foster as a guest judge.

For more information on the February 16 GODSPELL episode of "Project Runway All Stars," visit www.mylifetime.com or www.godspell.com.

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Now playing at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway at 50th Street), The Wall Street Journal says GODSPELL is "a joyous romp that deserves to run...well, forever!" USA Today says "GODSPELL is cause to rejoice," and New York Magazine says "Go forth and enjoy!"   

Directed by Daniel Goldstein and choreographed by Tony Award nominee Christopher Gattelli (South Pacific), GODSPELL stars an incredible and diverse company of 10 young actors, starring Hunter Parrish as Jesus and Wallace Smith as Judas, and co-starring Uzo Aduba, Nick Blaemire, Celisse Henderson, Morgan James, Telly Leung, Lindsay Mendez, George Salazar and Anna Maria Perez de Tagle.

This first-ever Broadway revival of GODSPELL features all the good gifts of one of the most enduring shows of all time in a brand-new, updated and one-of-a-kind

production, complete with Stephen Schwartz's (Wicked, Pippin) Tony-nominated score filled with popular hits including "Day by Day," "Light of the World," "Turn Back, 

O Man" and many more.

Conceived and originally directed by John-Michael Tebelak with music and new lyrics by Stephen SchwartzGODSPELL originally ran for more than 2,600 performances in New York and spawned successful touring productions in major U.S. cities, a 1973 motion picture adaptation and countless international engagements for the past 40 years.

GODSPELL features scenic design by David Korins (Passing Strange), costume design by Miranda Hoffman (Well), lighting design by David Weiner (The Normal Heart), sound design by Andrew Keister (Company), orchestrations by Michael Holland (Hurricane) and musical direction by Charlie Alterman (Next to Normal).

Visit GODSPELL online at www.godspell.com.

TICKETING AND PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE *

GODSPELL plays at Broadway's Circle in the Square Theatre (1633 Broadway at 50th St.). The regular weekly performance schedule is as follows:

     Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. (now through March 27)
     Tuesday evenings at 8 p.m. (beginning April 3)
     Wednesday matinees at 2:30 p.m.
     Thursday and Friday evenings at 8 p.m.
     Saturdays at 2:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
     Sundays at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Tickets are $79.50 - $135.00 for all performances (all prices include a $2.00 facility fee) and are available by calling Telecharge.com at 212-239-6200 or by visiting www.telecharge.com.

Tickets may also be purchased in-person at the Circle in the Square Theatre Box Office.  Box Office hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Sunday.  

Group sales (10+ tickets) are available by calling toll-free 1-855-DAY-BY-DAY (1-855-329-2932).

[* Performance schedule and pricing are subject to change at any time.]