Yearly Archives: 2009

Helen Hocker Center/Topeka Youth Players RUGRATS, A LIVE ADVENTURE!

“Rugrats,” Nickelodeon’s hit animated series, is now a SUPER musical for kids! And, the venerable Helen Hocker Center for the Performing Arts in Topeka, Kansas, brought the show to glorious life in their recent production! The center’s Topeka Youth Players, comprised of 10- to 13-year-olds, presented “Rugrats, A Live Adventure,”  with a two-weekend run at… Read more »

Illyria Team Teams Up Again for EVERGREEN

Prospect Theatre Company presents EVERGREEN: A New Holiday Musical Dec 19- Jan 3 The authors of Theatrical Rights Worldwide’s ILLYRIA have teamed up again for a new holiday musical, EVERGREEN. Featuring music and lyrics by Peter Mills, a book by Peter Mills and Cara Reichel, and directed by Cara Reichel, EVERGREEN is performed by an… Read more »

LITTLE WOMEN is a Smash Holiday Hit at Syracuse Stage!

Syracuse New Times and Syracuse.com Offer High Praise for the Definitive Musical Version of Beloved Story Syracuse Stage’s production of  Kim Oler, Alison Hubbard and  Sean Hartley’s LITTLE WOMEN is earning rave reviews from all over New York. The production is being hailed as Broadway quality and the TRW tuner is playing to sold-out houses… Read more »

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do: The Songs of Neil Sedaka!

Get To Know This TRW Show…Check Out the Video!! Theatrical Rights Worldwide is home to Broadway, Off-Broadway and Regional musicals that are lighting up stages all over the planet. One of our hottest titles is the Neil Sedaka song showcase, BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO. This isn’t your every day jukebox musical! This sure-fire… Read more »

Color Purple Brings Katrina Survivors Home

Playbill.com Highlights  Touring Company’s Good Works Playbill.com‘s Adam Hetrick in a recent article put the spotlight on the national touring company of THE COLOR PURPLE and their efforts to raise money to put New Orleans families back into their homes after Hurricane Katrina ravaged the Crescent City in 2005. THE COLOR PURPLE (based upon the… Read more »

Everything’s Ducky in Lexington, MO

LUCKY DUCK’S A HIT FOR THE MINUTEMEN & MINUTEWOMEN OF LHS! A Close-up look at LHS 2009 Fall Musical and an Interview with Director Jamie Yung by Fred Stuart Lexington High School’s Fall 2009 musical was none other than TRW tuner LUCKY DUCK. Henry Krieger, Bill Russell & Jeffrey Hatcher’s sparkling new take on the… Read more »

It’s THAT TIME OF THE YEAR…From NY to TX!

TRW’s THAT TIME OF THE YEAR, a musical revue of 25 all-original Christmas, Hanukkah and New Years songs, returns to New York City at the York Theatre. Coinciding with the release of the Original Cast Recording, the show is set for a December 18th-20th run.  Comprised of all-original holiday tunes by 7 different composers, the… Read more »

Gerard Alessandrini’s “Forbidden Broadway: Behind the Mylar Curtain”

November marks the book release of Forbidden Broadway: Behind the Mylar Curtain, from FORBIDDEN BROADWAY’s creator, Gerard Alessandrini. The book is co-authored by Michael Portantiere and chronicles the history of the long-running spoof of Broadway’s shows with affection and humor and is receiving rave reviews from critics coast-to-coast. The musical still enjoys tremendous success and… Read more »