Persephone 2017 FESTIVAL Book and Lyrics: Marcus Stevens Music: Oran Eldor Number of Acts: 1 Number of Principals (Male): 2 Number of Principals (Female): 3 Number of Chorus (Male): 4 Number of Chorus (Female): 3 Orchestra Breakdown: Keyboard-Conductor, Keyboard 2, Drums, 2 Guitars, Electric Bass (optional Keyboard 3, optional additional percussion) Casting Needs: The ensemble doubles as many supporting roles, including Charon, Ascalaphus, Dionysus and others. Synopsis In Per
Broadway's 1984, starring Olivia Wilde, Tom Sturridge and Reed Birney, opens on Broadway on Thursday, June 22 at the Hudson Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the stars onstage below! One of the most widely referenced and best known fiction titles of all time, 1984 has sold over 30 million copies worldwide and has been translated into more than 65 languages, surging again this year to the top of the bestselling lists in the wake of "fake news" and "alternative facts."
It’s been a grand year for singing. The 2016–17 Broadway season was one of the busiest in memory, especially for musicals, which makes many of the Tony Award races especially competitive. Last year, of course, a little show called Hamilton bulldozed its competition. This time, the love is likely to get spread around, especially among the top musical productions: Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812 (which earned 12 nominations), Dear Evan Hansen (9) and the Bette Midler
This Sunday the Tony Awards will be presented, marking the culmination of a really vibrant season in New York especially for new musicals. It marks a turnaround from the late 1980s and 1990s. During this period, Andrew Lloyd Webber and his lyricists Don Black and Christopher Hampton took the award for best score in 1995 for Sunset Boulevard unopposed, since there were no other original scores that could be nominated. In a programme welcome for the latest show at the Other Pal
Bette Midler surprised the cast of “Spamilton” after she learned that the revamped satirical musical also spoofs her and her hit, “Hello, Dolly!” Spies said the cast of the parody .... To continue reading follow the link: http://pagesix.com/2017/06/06/bette-midler-sends-warning-to-spamilton-cast/