Posts Tagged ‘Cinderella’

Pitbull and Enrique Iglesias Tour and Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Cinderella

By David Jacobs | March 21st, 2014

This week it was revealed that pop singer Carly Rae Jepsen and television star Fran Drescher would be extending their Broadway run on the show Cinderella. The popular musical has been a breakout hit and now the show will extend its run through June 8th with both actresses. Originally the two women had agreed to continue shows throughout the end of the month, however they will both be extending their Broadway debuts and continue with their roles in the play. Jepsen plays the title character and Dresler player were wicked stepmother. In June, both will be taking time off from the show to attend previously scheduled engagements. This Rodgers and Hammerstein’s version of the tale has been hailed on Broadway since its debut for its comedic take on the classic tale. Tickets are on sale now and available to the public for those who want to see the two actresses in Cinderella this spring or summer.

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Broadway and Off Broadway

By David Jacobs | December 21st, 2012

The theatrical world received a big treat this week when the play Water by the Spoonful hit the NYC stage this week. This play was written by Quiara Alegria Hudes and was the 2012 Pulitzer Prize winner in the drama category. This much talked about drama covering topics like addiction, recovery, family and military has captured the hearts of many already and will be hitting the Second Stage Theatre in NYC this week for live performances. Tickets are now on sale to see this much talked about production live.

While this low key performance will have many inspired, a much larger scale production is taking place down the street in New York City at Madison Square Garden. Tickets are currently on sale and productions are in full swing for the How the Grinch Stole Christmas Live production. The live musical event will feature famed actor Jeff McCarthy as the Grinch and the play will feature the classic music from the major motion picture. This event will be held in the massive Madison Square Garden arena in New York City and is expected to sell out night after night as thousands of families come to get in the holiday spirit and see this production live. Tickets are still on sale for a few performances that will run through December 30th.

SnowGlobe Festival 2012 Plus

By David Jacobs | November 26th, 2012

Now that the Thanksgiving holiday has passed, this week the music world was given a big treat for the holidays as the dates and lineup for an outstanding new musical event were revealed this week. This event is known as SnowGlobe Festival 2012 and it will run from December 29-31 in South Lake Tahoe, California. The event will feature over 40 acts that will all be scheduled in between other events during the long weekend. The event will be headlined by Dadmau5 and Wiz Khalifa. Tickets are on sale now and expected to sell out quickly so those who want to see the event live will not want to wait.

Another big announcement came from an entertainer of a different breed this week, when the legendary master of horror, Stephen King, made an announcement to the public. Starting this week, on November 24th, the author will be entertaining audiences with a new medium when a new stage version of the Stephen King novel Misery hits the stage. The stage adaptation will feature the work of Academy Award winner William Goldman who will be taking the story from the 1990 film adaptation and transforming it for the stage. The new production is now playing live at Bucks County Playhouse and fans of the author and of the original film will not want to miss the opportunity to see this unique performance live on the stage. Tickets are now on sale and available to the public.

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By David Jacobs | November 8th, 2012

This week has been a big week in terms of announcements for family-friendly Broadway productions; meaning there are plenty of new opportunities for the whole family to get together and see a show; just in time for the holidays.This week, the world’s most loved little orphan will be making her on stage debut for a new generation of fans as the live production of Annie premiers of Broadway. The 1977 show is getting a new re-boot with a promising and exciting cast, in celebration of the 35th anniversary of the original production. The new highly anticipated performances from Annie will also make an appearance in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The new Annie will be staged at the Palace Theatre on Broadway will premier on November 8th. Tickets to all of the production’s new performances are now on sale and available to the public.

While the debut of this childhood classic has had many fans of Annie and theatre fans alike excited for the new production, another big announcement was made this week regarding another childhood tale. New shows are now being added to the Broadway production of Mary Poppins. Now fans of the beloved Disney tale can see the show eight times a week and get tickets that will best fit their schedule whenever they see fit. The Mary Poppins tickets are available for now through the holiday season so families looking to get in on the holiday fun will want to act fast.