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The Band’s Visit Wins at the 2017 Obie Awards!

Announced yesterday, May 22nd, at Webster Hall in New York City, The Band’s Visit won two Obie Awards at the 62nd Annual Awards ceremony.

David Yazbek (music) and Itamar Moses (book) received a Musical Theatre award for their work.

David Cromer was presented with a Directing award for his efforts. 

The Obie Awards were founded in 1955 by the Village Voice to celebrate achievements in Off-Broadway work.

See the full list of winners here.

Congratulations to all!

The 2017 Outer Critics Circle Nominations Are In!

The 2017 Outer Critics Circle Nominations have just been announced. The Band’s Visit earned 7 nominations, including Outstanding New Off-Broadway Musical and Outstanding Book of a Musical, while A Bronx Tale picked up 4 nominations, including Outstanding New Broadway Musical.

Congratulations to everyone!

The Band’s Visit Nominations

OUTSTANDING NEW OFF-BROADWAY MUSICAL

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL – Itamar Moses

OUTSTANDING NEW SCORE – David Yazbek

OUTSTANDING DIRECTOR OF A MUSICAL – David Cromer

OUTSTANDING ORCHESTRATIONS – Jamshied Sharifi

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL – Tony Shalhoub

OUTSTANDING ACTRESS IN A MUSICAL – Katrina Lenk

A Bronx Tale: The Musical Nominations

OUTSTANDING NEW BROADWAY MUSICAL

OUTSTANDING BOOK OF A MUSICAL (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – Chazz Palminteri

OUSTANDING NEW SCORE (Broadway or Off-Broadway) – Alan Menken and Glenn Slater

OUTSTANDING ACTOR IN A MUSICAL – Nick Cordero

The winners will be announced on Monday, May 8th.

A complete list of nominees can be found at BroadwayWorld.

A Bronx Tale Cast Album Available Now Digitally!


The Original Broadway Cast Recording of A Bronx Tale: The Musical is now available for digital download.

Available now on iTunes!

Released by Ghostlight Records, the CD is available May 12. Pre-order now!

The CD package includes a 40-page booklet with complete lyrics, production photos, and an essay by the show’s composer Alan Menken, along with notes from Robert De Niro, Chazz Palminteri, Jerry Zaks, Glenn Slater and Sergio Trujillo.

For more information and to purchase tickets to the show: abronxtalethemusical.com.

Check out this sneak peek into the cast album recording session:

BWW First Listen – Hudson Loverro Sings ‘I Like It’ on A BRONX TALE Cast Recording!

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Original Broadway Cast Album of the hit musical A BRONX TALE will be released by Ghostlight Records beginning March 24, 2017.

CDs will be in stores beginning in May (date to be announced) and the album will be available for streaming beginning June 23. To pre-order the CD, please visit sh-k-boom.com/a-bronx-tale.

View full article to listen to “I Like It”!

John Cariani and Tony Shalhoub Tapped for The Band’s Visit Musical

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Atlantic Theater Company has announced casting for the world premiere of The Band’s Visit, based on the award-winning film of the same name. The new musical features a book by Drama Desk Award nominee Itamar Moses and music and lyrics by Tony Award nominee David Yazbek

The cast will feature Tony nominees John Cariani (Something Rotten!) and Tony Shalhoub (Monk), along with George Abud (The Visit), Bill Army (Act One), Katrina Lenk (Broadway’s Once), Erik Liberman (LoveMusik), Andrew Polk (House of Cards), Rachel Prather (Once National Tour), Jonathan Raviv (The Ragged Claws), Sharone Sayegh (Mamma Mia!), Kristen Sieh (Men on Boats) and Alok Tewari (Awake and Sing!).

Full Playbill Article

KICKS: This forgotten musical is about to make a big comeback!

Before composer Alan Menken went off to Disneyland to write “The Little Mermaid” and “Beauty and the Beast,” he was working on a Broadway musical called “Kicks.”

It never got off the ground, but those who saw a reading back in 1985 say “Kicks” has one of the best scores you’ve never heard.

Now, after being mothballed for more than 30 years, “Kicks” is back. Menken is revisiting the show with help from John Hart, who produced the Tony-winning musical “Once.”

Full NY Post Article