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2012-11-27 12:26:30

From Irving Berlin to Stephen Sondheim, and from Fanny Brice to Barbra Streisand, the film explores the phenomenon of how Jewish-American songwriters created a uniquely American art form NEW YORK, Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Sir Robin carols merrily to King Arthur in Monty Python's Spamalot, "In any great adventure, if you don't want to lose...you won't succeed on Broadway if you don't have any Jews." (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110413/MM83011LOGO) Eric...

2012-11-23 08:20:38

LONDON, November 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Public Appetite for New Shows Points to a Bumper Year for Theatreland The first annual TheatrePeople.com Awards [http://www.theatrepeople.com/2012-awards ] launched in October with an invitation to UK theatregoers to vote for their favourite shows and stars. The winners are announced today. After a challenging summer with the Olympics and other major events, West End theatre ticket sales have bounced back to record...

2012-11-20 04:21:42

GERMANTOWN, Wis., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Since the inception of the production, the winner of nine Tony Awards has been drawing large crowds to the theater to attend a performance. Book Of Mormon Tickets are especially popular with theatergoers who want a change of pace and are looking for a truly amusing story that will lift the spirits. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121120/CG16648) In the show, audience members will encounter Elder Price and Elder Cunningham,...

2012-11-20 00:22:59

GERMANTOWN, Wis., Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Lion King was a very successful animated Disney movie when it came out in 1994. The songs written by Elton John and Tim Rice helped to make the movie very popular with all age groups. It is now a theatrical production that is playing on Broadway and has been since October of 1997. Parents are eager to purchase Lion King theater tickets so that the entire family can enjoy a presentation that is comprised of colorful costumes, exciting...

2012-11-19 16:25:41

IRVINGTON, N.Y., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ITHT is proud to announce the triumphant return of the incredibly gifted actress and singer, Carole Demas in a concert created to benefit Irvington Town Hall Theater. Star of Broadway, television, cabaret, concerts and more, Ms. Demas, best known as the originator of "Sandy" in Broadway's Grease, was Luisa in NYC's The Fantasticks, introduced the title role in Stephen Schwartz's The Baker's Wife and starred in TV's iconic Magic Garden, PBS's...

2012-11-09 12:24:58

AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Emmy and Peabody award winner Lars Larson has signed on with Audingo, pioneer of an audio-visual social media platform offering mobile users an unprecedented level of personalized interaction with public personalities and organizations, the company today announced. The new technology will allow The Lars Larson Show host to more intimately interact with his supporters through a phone call, text, email or video at a time designated by...

2012-11-08 16:25:08

NEW YORK, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- James M. Nederlander (Chairman) and James L. Nederlander (President) kick off the 100(th) anniversary of The Nederlander Organization by becoming the New York Landmarks Conservancy's first father/son duo to be named "Living Landmarks," an honor that will be bestowed tonight at its annual gala at the Plaza Hotel. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121108/NY09428LOGO ) On conferring this accolade, Peg Breen, NY Landmarks President, says, "It...

2012-10-24 07:27:38

NEW YORK, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Masterworks Broadway announces the first collection of definitive recordings of every Rodgers & Hammerstein musical. Available November 6, 2012, RODGERS & HAMMERSTEIN: THE COMPLETE BROADWAY MUSICALS includes recordings of Oklahoma!, The King and I, South Pacific, Carousel, Flower Drum Song, Cinderella, Allegro, Pipe Dream, Me and Juliet, State Fair and what is probably the most famous musical of all time, The Sound of Music. The set contains...

2012-10-22 07:34:49

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Rent the Runway, (http://www.renttherunway.com/) the leading online destination for dress and accessory rentals, will unveil the first-ever online social shopping platform - Our Runway - on Monday, October 22, 2012, allowing women to rent looks based on user-generated photos of real women with similar body types. With an overall brand mission to democratize luxury fashion, Rent the Runway will add another layer of accessibility with Our Runway which...

2012-10-22 07:26:23

NEW YORK, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Montblanc announced today that the 12(th) annual performance of THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY will be held in New York City on Monday, November 12, 2012. An annual benefit event produced by the 24 Hour Company and Freestyle Picture Company for Urban Arts Partnership, THE 24 HOUR PLAYS ON BROADWAY attracts some of entertainment's biggest names as they join forces to participate in an extreme rite of theater: writing, directing, and performing 6 original...