CURRENT PROJECTS

Pippin

Pippin

Producer
PIPPIN is back on Broadway for the first time since it thrilled audiences 40 years ago… and now it’s won the Tony Award® for BEST MUSICAL REVIVAL! With a beloved score by Tony nominee STEPHEN SCHWARTZ (GODSPELL, WICKED), PIPPIN tells the story of a young prince on a death-defying journey to find meaning in his existence. Will he choose a happy but simple life? Or will he risk everything for a singular flash of glory?

“ASTONISHING. A PIPPIN for the 21st century. DAZZLING & AWE-INSPIRING.”
Ben Brantley – The New York Times

For more information, visit the show website.

Matilda

Matilda

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Matilda the Musical is a stage musical based on the children’s novel of the same name by Roald Dahl. It was written by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin. The Tony Award®-winning show is the story of an extraordinary girl who dreams of a better life. Armed with a vivid imagination and a sharp mind, Matilda dares to take a stand and change her own destiny. Rolling Stone calls the show “hands down the BEST MUSICAL of the season.” Based on the beloved novel by Roald Dahl, MATILDA has won 47 international awards, and continues to thrill sold-out audiences of all ages on Broadway and in London’s West End.

“Rejoice, my theatergoing comrades. The children’s revolution has arrived on these shores, and it is even more glorious than we were promised.”
Ben Brantley – The New York Times

For more information, visit the show website.

 

IN DEVELOPMENT

The Bandstand

The Bandstand

Producer
Set in 1945, THE BANDSTAND tells the story of musician Donny Novitski who is about to take on the mission of his life: leading his band of fellow veterans into competition for America’s next swing band sensation. However, complicated relationships, the demands of the competition and the challenging after-effects of war may break these musicians. The original score is strongly influenced by authentic 1940s swing music, much of which is played onstage by the characters and band members. When Donny meets a beautiful, young singer named Julia, he finds the perfect harmony in words and music that could take this band of brothers all the way to the live radio broadcast finale in New York City. But to succeed, it will require every ounce of talent, stamina and raw nerve that these musicians possess.

Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton), and starring Tony nominee Laura Osnes (Cinderella) and Corey Cott (Newsies), THE BANDSTAND is the high-stepping musical about love in full swing.

THE BANDSTAND has music by Richard Oberacker with book & lyrics by Robert Taylor and Richard Oberacker.

“Broadway’s next hit could be Bandstand
Michael Riedel – New York Post

Learn more about our production at Paper Mill Playhouse, directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler, headed to Broadway in the 2016-2017 here!

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PAST PROJECTS

The Visit

The Visit

Producer
The legendary Chita Rivera is back on Broadway in her most powerful and memorable role yet.  She’s Claire Zachanassian, the world’s richest woman, who returns home to find the man (Roger Rees), who captured her heart, cast her aside and shattered her dreams.  What Claire does next shocks the town to its core.  This is the tale of the lengths one woman goes to win back lost love, proving that revenge is truly the best revenge.

With a sizzling and soaring score by the Tony and Academy Award-winning songwriters John Kander and Fred Ebb (Chicago, Cabaret), an edge-of-your-seat book by Tony Award winner Terrence McNally (It’s Only a Play, Ragtime, Kiss of the Spider Woman), and brought to gripping life by the visionary Tony Award-winning director John Doyle (Sweeney Todd, Company) the show is a brilliant and stunning creation of a dream team of theatrical all-stars.

THE VISIT is the theatrical event of the Broadway season and the most engaging and thrilling new musical in many years.

“STUNNING! A haunting, masterly 100-minute powerhouse that creates a world unlike anything onstage in recent memory.”
Linda Winer – Newsday

For more information, visit the show website.

It’s Only A Play

It’s Only A Play

Producer
MATTHEW BRODERICK
 and NATHAN LANE lead an all-star cast, including F. MURRAY ABRAHAMSTOCKARD CHANNINGKATIE FINNERANT.R. KNIGHT and MICAH STOCK.

This hilarious ensemble comes together in a comedy written by four-time Tony® winner TERRENCE McNALLY and directed by three-time Tony winner JACK O’BRIEN—a celebration of theatre at its best…and theatre people behaving their not-so-best.

It’s opening night of Peter Austin’s (Matthew Broderick) new play as he anxiously awaits to see if his show is a hit. With his career on the line, he shares his big First Night with his best friend, a television star (Nathan Lane), his novice producer (Katie Finneran), his doped-up diva (Stockard Channing), his genius director (T.R. Knight), a lethal drama critic (F. Murray Abraham), and a fresh-off-the-bus coat check attendant (Micah Stock) on his first night in Manhattan.

It’s alternately raucous, ridiculous and tender—and proves that sometimes the biggest laughs happen offstage.

“DELIRIOUSLY DISHY. IT’S ONLY A PLAY IS A MAMMOTH HIT!”
Ben Brantley – The New York Times 

For more information, visit the show website.

Mothers and Sons

Mothers and Sons

Producer
MOTHERS AND SONS is a timely and provocative new play that explores our evolving understanding of family in today’s world.

 At turns funny and powerful, MOTHERS AND SONS portrays a woman who pays an unexpected visit to the New York apartment of her late son’s partner, who is now married to another man and has a young son. Challenged to face how society has changed around her, generations collide as she revisits the past and begins to see the life her son might have led. MOTHERS AND SONS stars Tony® and six-time Emmy® winner Tyne Daly (Gypsy, Master Class, “Cagney & Lacey”) alongside co-stars Frederick Weller (“In Plain Sight,” Glengarry Glen Ross), Bobby Steggert (Big Fish, Ragtime) & Grayson Taylor. Tony nominee Sheryl Kaller directs.

“An impeccably acted production wrapped in a sense of urgency. TYNE DALY proves herself one of our most formidable stage actresses. TERRENCE McNALLY is a probing and enduring dramatist. A RESONANT ELEGY for a ravaged generation, MOTHERS AND SONS wears its significance DEFIANTLY.”
Ben Brantley – The New York Times

For more information, visit the show website.

Peter and the Starcatcher

Peter and the Starcatcher

Producer
PETER AND THE STARCATCHER is the most hilarious-filled evening of madcap fun! In this 5 time Tony Award winning play, a dozen brilliant actors play more than 100 unforgettable characters using their enormous talent, ingenious stagecraft and the limitless possibilities of imagination. This swashbuckling grownup prequel to Peter Pan will have you hooked from the moment you let your imagination take flight.

“The most exhilarating Broadway storytelling in decades! You MUST experience it for yourself!”
Ben Brantley – The New York Times

For more information, visit the show website.

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812

General Manager
NATASHA, PIERRE AND THE GREAT COMET OF 1812
 is the must-see and critically acclaimed immersive musical based on a scandalous slice of 
War and Peace. In this musical theater experience like no other, audiences rendezvous with 19th-century Russia while enjoying food and drink as the music and drama flourish around them. The Great Comet played its last performance at Kazino on March 2, 2014.

“A vibrant, transporting new musical.”
Charles Isherwood – The New York Times

For more information, visit the show website.

 

 

Next Fall

Next Fall

Producer
NEXT FALL is a play written by Geoffrey Nauffts. The play is about two gay men in a committed relationship with a twist, with one, Luke, being devoutly religious and the other, Adam, an atheist. The play revolves around their five-year relationship and how they make it work despite their differences. However, when an accident changes everything, Adam must turn to Luke’s family for support and answers.

“A flourishing member of a precious and nearly extinct species has been sighted on Broadway, looking remarkably vital and sure of itself for a creature so often given up for dead. “Next Fall” is that genuine rara avis, a smart, sensitive and utterly contemporary New York comedy. The question now is whether theatergoers will recognize that “Next Fall” embodies something they’ve been sorely missing, perhaps without knowing it, for years.”
Ben Brantley – The New York Times

For more information, visit the show website.

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Producer
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 is a one-act musical, with music and lyrics by Jeff Bowen and a book by Hunter Bell. The show chronicles its own creation as an entry in the New York Musical Theatre Festival, and follows the struggles of the author and composer/lyricist and their two actress friends during the initial brief (three-week) creative period, along with subsequent events leading up to the show’s production.

“DELECTABLE ENTERTAINMENT! A postmodern homage to the grand tradition of backstage musicals like Babes in ArmsKiss MeKate and A Chorus Line.”
Charles Isherwood – The New York Times

For more information, visit the show website.

Naked Boys Singing

Naked Boys Singing

Producer
NAKED BOYS SINGING!
The title says it all… in New York’s most outrageous musical comedy 
NAKED BOYS SINGING! This hilarious revue features 16 original songs, 8 gorgeous guys and no clothes– a winning combination if ever there was one! From the sassy opening number Gratuitous Nudity to the screamingly funny Bliss of a Bris, audiences and critics alike have hailed NAKED BOYS SINGING! as a sure-fire crowd-pleaser. Don’t miss this delightful and original musical treat, now celebrating its 10th Anniversary. NAKED BOYS SINGING! is perfect for your next Bachelorette party, girls night or boys night out!

“A cheery musical revue with 8 clean-scrubbed songbirds in their birthday suits!”
Jeannette Catsoulis – The New York Times

For more information, visit the show website.