Monthly Archives: November 2009

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 »

Camden County H.S.: Love Letters to LITTLE WOMEN

Camden County High School in Kingsland, GA, produced LITTLE WOMEN in 2008 and took it to their state thespian festival finals. After the production, the cast took some time to write letters expressing their love for the show to the authors.  Composer Kim Oler was kind enough to share those letters with us: “When I… Read more »

Book, Music & Lyrics: An Interview with the Authors of LITTLE WOMEN

LITTLE WOMEN at Syracuse Stage:  Nov 24-Dec 27! Syracuse Stage, a professional theatre in residence at Syracuse University, creates innovative, adventurous and entertaining productions, including new plays and bold interpretations of classics and musicals. This season they are presenting LITTLE WOMEN as their annual Holiday Family Musical. This new musical, based upon Louisa May Alcott’s… Read more »