July 21, 2019

BROADWAY DADDIES

August 26, 2019: Join Broadway dads Claybourne Elder (Sunday in the Park with George, Bonnie and Clyde) and Eric Rosen (I Am My Own Wife) as they host Broadway Daddies: A Celebration of Broadway Dads at Feinstein’s/54 Below. Broadway’s brightest, who also happen in be dads, will share stories and sing songs. So bring a few of your best dad jokes, and head on over for a night not to be missed!

The evening will feature songs and stories from Broadway’s hit shows and beloved performers, who happen to be fathers:
Tony® nominee Bryce Pinkham (Gentlemen’s Guide to Love and Murder)
Ben Thompson (Waitress)
Michael Williams (My Fair Lady)
Cleve Asbury (How to Succeed…)
Raymond J. Lee (Groundhog Day, “Mozart in the Jungle”)
Andrew Kober (Beautiful)
Kevin Massey (Memphis)

and other special guests and “daddies.”

Rodney Bush is the evening’s music director, and Rosen will direct.

 
 
 
 
 
 

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July 21, 2019

An Evening of Broadway and Cake

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April 9, 2019

A Night of Incandescent Stars

Dr. Phillips High School presents
2019 Gala: A Night of Incandescent Stars
14th Annual Gala and Auction
 
Join us Friday, April 12, 2019 at Epcot’s World Showplace Pavilion for an elegant evening of entertainment and generosity to celebrate the DPHS Theatre Magnet. Festivities include: Cocktails/Silent Auction Full Course Italian Cuisine Buffet Dinner Performances by DPHS Theatre Students
 
Special Guest Performance by Broadway’s Kevin Massey.
 
This event takes place at Epcot’s World Showplace Pavilion. Tickets must be purchased at least 5 days in advance.

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February 8, 2019

Bella: An American Tall Tale – Original Cast Album

Bella: An American Tall Tale to Release Original Cast Album on Feb 22

Yellow Sound Label will release an original cast album of Bella: An American Tall Tale February 22, preserving the performances of the 2017 Off-Broadway production at Playwrights Horizons. The album will be available for digital purchase and streaming from iTunes, Amazon, Spotify, and Apple Music. A physical release will be available from YellowSoundLabel.com and PlaywrightsHorizons.org.

The Off-Broadway cast, all of whom reunited for this album, includes Ashley D. Kelley (The Wiz) in the title role, Yurel Echezarreta (Aladdin, La Cage aux Folles), Drama Desk Award winner Kenita R. Miller (The Color Purple, Xanadu), Paolo Montalban (Pacific Overtures, The King and I), Gabrielle Reyes (Dreamgirls, Ragtime), Marinda Anderson (A Life, Far From Heaven), Brandon Gill (Holler if Ya Hear Me, Neighbors), Olli Haaskivi (Baghdaddy,I Battled Lenny Ross), Kevin Massey (A Gentleman’s Guide…, Tarzan), Jo’Nathan Michael (Ragtime, Dreamgirls), Britton Smith (Shuffle Along, After Midnight), and NaTasha Yvette Williams (Chicago, Porgy and Bess). The production was directed by Robert O’Hara (Bootycandy, Slave Play) and choreographed by Camille A. Brown (Choir Boy, Once On This Island).

http://www.playbill.com/article/bella-an-american-tall-tale-to-release-original-cast-album-february-22

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February 8, 2019

54 Below celebrates Richard Rodgers Theatre

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January 11, 2019

2019 EPCOT® INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF THE ARTS

The festival’s Disney on Broadway Concert Series has been expanded to become an every-night occurrence. Scheduled performers include:

  • Kerry Butler (“Beauty and the Beast”) and Kevin Massey (“Tarzan”) on Jan. 18, 19, 22, 23 and 26.
  • Meredith Inglesby (“The Little Mermaid”) and Steve Blanchard (“Beauty and the Beast”) on Jan. 20, 21, 24, 25 and 27.
  • Arielle Jacobs and Adam Jacobs (“Aladdin”) on Jan. 28, 29, Feb. 1, 2, 5, 6 and 9.
  • Heidi Blickenstaff (“Freaky Friday”) and Gavin Lee (“Mary Poppins”) on Jan. 30, 31, Feb. 3, 4, 7, 8, and 10.
  • Ashley Brown (“Mary Poppins”) and Josh Strickland (“Tarzan”) on Feb. 11, 12, 15, 16, 19, 20, 23 and 25.
  • Kissy Simmons and Alton Fitzgerald White (“The Lion King”) on Feb. 13, 14, 17, 18, 21, 22, 24 and 25.

The concerts at 5:30 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8 p.m. each night.

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September 27, 2018

World Premiere of THE RIVALS

Bristol Riverside Theatre continues its 2018–2019 season with the world premiere of the new musical comedy The Rivals, based on Richard Brinsley Sheridan’s farce, October 30–November 18.

With book and lyrics by two-time Tony nominee Peter Kellogg (Anna Karenina, Desperate Measures) and music by two-time Richard Rodgers Award winner Stephen Weiner (The Honeymooners), the production is directed by Eric Tucker (Bedlam’s Sense and Sensibility) and choreographed by Jason A. Sparks (Hello, Dolly!).

Opening night is scheduled for November 1.

The cast will be led by Tony Award winner Harriet Harris (Thoroughly Modern Millie) as Mrs. Malaprop, Drama Desk winner Ed Dixon (Georgie: My Adventures with George Rose) as Sir Anthony Absolute, Erin Mackey (Wicked) as Lydia Languish, Kevin Massey (A Gentleman’s Guide to Love & Murder) as Captain Jack Absolute, Charlotte Maltby (The Sound of Music national tour) as Julia Melville, Chris Dwan (Finding Neverland) as Squire Bob Acres, John Treacy Egan (My Fair Lady) as Sir Lucius McTrigger, Emma Stratton (Prince of Broadway) as Lucy, Joe Veale as Thomas, and Jim Weitzer (Phantom of the Opera) as Faulkland.

The Rivals follows the travails of Lydia Languish, a young lady in possession of a large fortune, who will lose two-thirds of that fortune if she marries without the consent of her guardian, Mrs. Malaprop.

The production will also have musical direction by Steve Marzullo (Once On This Island, Mamma Mia!), orchestrations by Bruce Coughlin (War Paint, Dolly Parton’s 9 to 5), scenic design by Jason Simms, costume design by Lisa Zinni, lighting design by Joe Doran, and sound design by Bradlee Ward. The orchestra will feature Philadelphia’s Elegance String Quartet.

The new musical is produced in association with Joe Davis and Amy E. Gewirtz, who are developing the show for a future Broadway run.

For additional information visit brtstage.org.

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July 26, 2018

GRUMPY OLD MEN, The Musical

Ogunquit Playhouse’s U.S. premiere of Grumpy Old Men the Musical will play the Maine venue August 8–September 1.

Based on the hit film that starred Jack Lemmon, Walter Matthau, and Ann-Margret, the new musical was penned by Dan Remmes, with music by Neil Berg and lyrics by Nick Meglin.

Matt Lenz directs a cast that features Ed Dixon as Max, Mark Jacoby as John, Tony winner Hal Linden as Grandpa Gustafson, Sally Struthers as Punky, Leslie Stevens as Ariel, Brenda Braxton as Sandra, Doug Eskew as Chuck Barrels, Kevin Massey as Jacob Goldman, and Laura Woyasz as Melanie Norton.

The ensemble includes John Battagliese, Blake Hammond, Eric Jon Mahlum, Kelly Methven, James Taylor Odom, Heather Jane Rolff, Brooke Singer, and Christina Tompkins.

The creative team also includes associate director Anthony C. Daniel, choreographer Michele Lynch, music director Phil Reno, scenic designer Michael Carnahan, costume designer Dustin Cross, wig, hair, and makeup designer Brittany Rappise, sound designer Kevin Heard, and lighting designer Richard Latta.

Individual tickets are on sale now at OgunquitPlayhouse.org.

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June 5, 2018

TITANIC & FULL MONTY @ Pittsburgh CLO

 

 

 

Titanic June 22 – July 1

Bradley Dean will play architect Thomas Andrews, with Christopher Gurr as Captain Edward J. Smith, Chris Peluso as Frederick Barrett and Kevin Massey as Harold Bride.

The Full Monty July 6 – 15

Andy Kelso will play Jerry, with John Hickock as Harold, Kevin Massey as Malcolm, and Tony nominee Anita Gillette as Jeannette.

 

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March 1, 2018

A Broadway Romance

The Black Mountain Center for the Arts is thrilled to welcome two of Broadway’s biggest stars to its stage for a one-night-only concert. Kara Lindsay, star of Broadway’s Newsies, Wicked, and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will join her husband, Black Mountain native and Broadway veteran of Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Memphis and Tarzan, Kevin Massey, in their original musical cabaret A Broadway Romance on Saturday March 17, 2018 at 7:30pm in the Charles D. Owen High School auditorium in Black Mountain, North Carolina.

A Broadway Romance artfully tells the tale of Lindsay & Massey’s love story: how it began onstage, and soon blossomed off. Their fascinating history includes music from, and stories involving, Newsies, Wicked, Memphis, Tarzan, Little House on the Prairie, the Musical, as well as many other beloved Broadway and Disney musicals. Lindsay and Massey have performed all across the world, on Broadway and even on the big screen. But, according to the two, their favorite journey began in 2008 when they met in an audition room “pretending to fall in love.” Come let them take you on the journey of how fate, a TV musical and a fair amount of Broadway magic brought together this New York girl and this Black Mountain boy.

Tickets are available here online for $25 ahead or at the door on the day of the show for $30. PLEASE NOTE that the performance will be at Charles D. Owen High School, 99 Lake Eden Road, Black Mountain, NC.  

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