The little Prince will begin previews at the Broadway Theater a month later than originally planned, Broadway Entertainment Group announced Thursday. The show will now begin previews on March 29 and open on April 11.
SiriusXM Broadway host Seth Rudetsky has announced more star performers for his LIVE concert series.
Upcoming performances include:
Eden Espinosa – February 6 at 8 p.m. ET
Patti Murin – February 13 at 2 p.m. ET
Caitlin Kinnunen – February 21 at 8 p.m. ET
Rob McClure – February 24 at 8 p.m. ET
The York Theater Company (James Morgan, Artistic Director of Production; Evans Haile, Executive Director), in association with Willette Klausner and Jim Kierstead, Executive Producer, will present a presentation of the musical irony of fate with book and lyrics by Lissa Levin (Kleban Award winner) and music by Ron Abel (Ben Jones Love Songs). The invited industry-only reading is set for Thursday, February 3, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. and Friday, February 4, 2022 at 1:30 p.m.. For more information, please email [email protected]
The presentation will be led by Bill Castellino (York’s Desperate Measures, Cagney) under the musical direction of Ron Abel (The Ritz). The cast will star David Baida (on your feet), Jake Boyd (rock of ages), Sophia Anne Caruso (beetle juice), Allyson Kaye Daniel (York’s unexpected joy), Lena Hall (Hedwig and the Angry Thumb), Jillian Louis (It should have been you) and Ryan Silverman (side show).
A fortune teller is arrested in 1970s Los Angeles and, to earn the respect of her teenage daughter, fights the law instead of running from it. But first, she needs the respect of her public defender. irony of fatea musical with a book by Kleban Award winner Lissa Levin is based on a real-life First Amendment case, set to a flamenco/pop score by Ron Abel performed by a five-piece band.
Passionate company Artistic director Jonathan Silverstein has announced the cast for the new comedy’s world premiere This space between us through PEter Gil-Sheridan (Rafa’s play)directed by art director Keen Silverstein.
Featured in the cast will be Glynis Bell (Broadway: The passer ; Angels in America: Millennium Approaches, Perestroika; A Dollhouse, part 2; Thérèse Raquin, The Winslow Boy, Harvey – Roundabout; Amedee; my lovely lady); Alex Chester (How the Grinch Stole Dr. Seuss’ Christmas! at Madison Square Garden, Pantages Theatre, Wang Theatre); Joyce Cohen (Women Without Men, John Ferguson – Mint Theatre); Ryan Garbayo (The government inspector, the school of scandal, too bad she’s a whore, booty – Red Bull Theatre); Tommy Heleringer (Minor character: six translations of Uncle Vanya at the same time – Invisible Dog, O Earth – The Foundry Theatre); and Antoine Ruiz (Implications of cohabitation at Theater Row).
Performances begin Tuesday, February 22 and run through April 2, with opening night scheduled for Wednesday, March 9 at Theater Row, 410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and Dyer Avenues. Tickets are $60 with Premium seats available for $85. To celebrate the return to live performance, special premiere tickets will be only $22 for 2/22/22! Tickets are available at Theater Row box office.
J2 Spotlight Musical Theater Company (Jim Jimirro, Executive Producer/Co-Founder; Robert W. Schneider, Artistic Director/Co-Founder) today announced the lineup of special after-show accompaniments, or lagniappes, for the opening from the organization’s 2022 season: the Linda Kline and Lonny Price (book) and Edward Kleban (music and lyrics) Tony Award-nominated musical A Class Act.
Thursday February 17
Q&A with the authors of the book of A class actLinda Kline & Lonny Price and Tony Award winner and Kleban Foundation President Richard Maltby, Jr.
Moderated by Zach Aaronson
A class act plays February 10-20 at Theater Row (410 West 42nd Street – between 9th and Dyer Avenues). Ticket buyers can receive a free ticket when they purchase one at the regular price ($55) using code J2BOGO on j2spotlightnyc.com
In A class act, Ed Kleban, the Tony Award-winning lyricist of A Chorus Line and one of Broadway’s unsung champions, returns to his own memorial service to set the record straight in this vibrant musical about musicals. A colorful gallery of friends and loved ones in Ed’s life, including relentlessly energetic Marvin Hamlisch and stage magician Michael Bennett, all appear to celebrate Ed’s life, loves and legacy. Ed. Songs include: “Better”, “Paris Through The Window”, and “The Next Best Thing To Love”.
A class act was to be the organization’s final production of the 2020 season, but was scuttled on opening night due to COVID-19 and the impending closure. Musical theater company J2 is proud to have this show back to launch its second season (year 3).
Following A class actthree-show 2022 season continues with Tony-nominated Frank Lazarus (music) and Dick Vosburgh (book and lyrics) A Day in Hollywood / A Night in Ukraine (February 24 – March 6) directed by Schneider and choreographed by beloved Broadway veteran Deidre Goodwin (Chicago, A Chorus Line) and concludes with Stephen Schwartz (music and lyrics) and Joseph Stein’s acclaimed musical (book ) The baker’s wife (March 10-20), also directed by Schneider with choreography by Caitlin Belcik (Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas). The Lagniappes for the rest of the season will be announced shortly.