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2012-07-16 10:23:54

LOS ANGELES, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Robbins Brothers, The Engagement Ring Store(TM) known for providing customers with personalized service, detailed education and an extensive selection of loose diamonds, engagement rings and wedding bands, plans to put a smile on viewers' faces once again with a new television campaign called "Get Engaged" which launches today in Los Angeles, Dallas, Houston and San Diego. Taking its previous ads featuring real-life marriage proposals from YouTube to...

2011-11-15 14:17:00

NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Stephen Sondheim, Angela Lansbury, Stephen Schwartz, Joel Grey, Harold Prince, Maury Yeston, Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, Richard Maltby, Jr. and David Shire will be inaugurating Legends of Broadway, Masterworks Broadway's weekly series of newly-produced video podcasts which premiere November 16, 2011. New videos will debut each Wednesday as free streaming content to anyone who signs up for the masterworksbroadway.com e-newsletter. The...

2010-10-04 17:37:00

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Vision Entertainment Group, which recently announced its partnership with Suzanne DeLaurentiis Productions to produce "The Grief Tourist," has added Golden Globe-winning actress and Oscar nominee Melanie Griffith to its already impressive cast. Directed by Suri Krishnamma ("A Man of No Importance" and "New Years Day"), "The Grief Tourist" is currently in production for a release next year. "The Grief Tourist" centers on a disturbed and troubled man...

2010-09-30 06:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Masterworks Broadway, "where show tunes take center stage," continues the celebration of its incomparable library of theatrical recordings by announcing a new partnership with Broadway insider/comedian Seth Rudetsky. The new weekly video series, Brava! Seth Rudetsky Deconstructs Masterworks Broadway, premieres October 6 and continues every Wednesday thereafter. The first episodes include Rudetsky's patented takes on Betty Buckley's "He Plays the...

2010-03-25 11:58:00

NEW YORK, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- SONY MASTERWORKS announces the launch of MASTERWORKSBROADWAY.COM - a comprehensive Broadway site "Where Show Tunes Take Center Stage." A celebration and testament to America's unique art form, MASTERWORKSBROADWAY.COM documents the history of the cast album from Finian's Rainbow (1947) to last year's critically acclaimed Grammy® and Tony® Award-winning revival of West Side Story. The site goes live on April 1. To...

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2009-08-27 10:53:18

A key scene in West Side Story, sung in Spanish in the new Broadway revival, will once again be sung in English, The New York Times reported. A Boy Like That was sung by Puerto Rican character Anita in English in the original version of the gang-themed stage musical and the classic movie it inspired. In an effort to make the revival more authentic, the creative team decided to have Anita sing the song -- about how Latina Maria should end her relationship with her Polish-American beau Tony...

2009-06-04 07:07:00

CD AVAILABLE NOW NATIONWIDE MUSIC BY LEONARD BERNSTEIN, LYRICS BY STEPHEN SONDHEIM DIRECTED BY THE SHOW'S LEGENDARY AUTHOR ARTHUR LAURENTS WEST SIDE STORY NOMINATED FOR 4 TONY(R) AWARDS CAST APPEARANCE AT BARNES & NOBLE LINCOLN CENTER, NYC - 6/11 AT 4:30 PM "The irresistible score, gloriously rendered here, remains a ravishment, with some of the most gorgeous love songs ever. It's hard not to melt into sweet agony." - Ben Brantley, The New York Times. NEW YORK, June 4 /PRNewswire/...

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2009-04-20 14:36:36

The Outer Critics Circle has nominated God of Carnage, Irena's Vow, Reasons to Be Pretty and 33 Variations for its outstanding new Broadway play prize. The nominees in the new Broadway musical category are Billy Elliot the Musical, Rock of Ages, Shrek the Musical and A Tale of Two Cities. In the running for outstanding new off-Broadway play are Becky Shaw, Farragut North, Ruined, Shipwrecked! The Amazing Adventures of Louis de Rougemont (As Told By Himself,) and Why Torture is Wrong, and the...

2009-04-14 09:00:00

POINT FOUNDATION'S GALA, POINT HONORS... NEW YORK "Ugly Betty" Creator Silvio Horta, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP and "West Side Story" Director Arthur Laurents Receive Honors at Organization's Annual New York Benefit NEW YORK, April 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following is being released by Point Foundation: WHO: Point Foundation is thrilled to announce that Ugly Betty stars America Ferrera, Mark Indelicato, Ana Ortiz, Tony Plana, and Michael Urie are scheduled to appear at our gala,...

2009-04-03 06:23:00

Music by LEONARD BERNSTEIN Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM Directed by ARTHUR LAURENTS NEW YORK, April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Sony Masterworks proudly announces the upcoming release of the New Broadway Cast Recording of WEST SIDE STORY. The recording will be available nationwide on June 2, 2009. The official opening of WEST SIDE STORY, which took place at the Palace Theatre in New York City on Thursday, March 19, 2009, has been greeted with great critical acclaim and sold-out performances. The...