The Black Suits is a musical with music and lyrics by Joe Iconis and book by Iconis and Robert Emmett Maddock. The show is presented as part of Barrington Stage’s Musical Theatre Lab (William Finn, Artistic Producer). Directed by John Simpkins, with musical direction by James Sampliner, The Black Suits runs September 2 at BSC’s St. Germain Stage in Pittsfield, MA.
This Sunday, Helsinki Hudson in Hudson, New York launches their new “Helsinki on Broadway” cabaret series, presented in association with Showstoppers New York. Starting at 7pm, Faith Prince and Jason Graae will perform an evening entitled “The Prince and the Showboy” – they’ll sing their most requested Broadway tunes and pay tribute to Broadway composer, Jerry Herman.
Based on the popular 2002 film, Far From Heaven is now a musical that is having a preview production on the Williamstown Theatre Festival's Main Stage. The show stars 4-time Tony Nominee, Kelli O’Hara. She was nominated for her work in The Light in the Piazza, The Pajama Game, South Pacific, and most recently for Nice Work I f You Can Get It, which she will return to following her work in Williamstown.
Andrew Rannells originated the role of Elder Price in the Tony Award winning musical, The Book of Mormon. He left the show recently, after more than a year on Broadway, and will appear on the NBC comedy, The New Normal, which premieres in September, and in the second season of Girls when it returns to HBO. The first season's finale aired on June 17th.
One Man, Two Guvnors is a rollicking farce by Richard Bean – based on the classic, Servant of Two Masters. The show currently running on Broadway was first produced in London and has earned enthusiastic reviews and hearty audience applause and guffaws on both sides of the pond. Here, we speak with charming actor, Oliver Chris. He plays Stanley Stubbers – one of the guvnors.