Monthly Archives: April 2010

PRODUCTION CLOSE-UP: It’s CURTAINS for PCPA TheatreFest!

The California Central Coast’s pre-eminent professional theatre, PCPA TheatreFest is presenting the smash-hit musical whodunit CURTAINS in a split run, April 15-May 9 in Santa Maria’s Marian Theatre and June 17-July 3rd at the Festival Theatre in Solvang. The company has been presenting for over 45 years and has become a staple of the Central… Read more »

LUCKY DUCK Lands at The Coterie in KC!

LUCKY DUCK, TRW’s wacky, ultra-modern take on The Ugly Duckling story is about to take flight at The Coterie Theatre in Kansas City. Making this summer show experience especially great will be the fact that the amazing team of Henry Krieger and Bill Russell along with co-book writer Jeffrey Hatcher will be offering interviews with… Read more »

Coming in May: 3 MAJOR NEW KID’S THEATRE SHOWS FROM TRW!

Stay tuned to TheatricalRights.com this May for a huge release party featuring three new kid’s theatre titles that will rock your collective worlds! For a sneak peak hit http://www.theatricalrights.com/catalog/TRW_Catalog.pdf and go to pages 33-34! Along with this exciting new title, we’ve got two more amazing releases that will give you just the right title for… Read more »

THE COLOR PURPLE IS BOX OFFICE GOLD: The Tour is a Smash Hit!

The musical sensation THE COLOR PURPLE is back on the road and earning rave reviews in city after city as it rolls across North America. Your chance to produce this epic musical drama is coming soon! Meanwhile order a PerusalNow™ of this beautiful story and catch the show on tour! 04/30/10 – 05/02/10 Huntsville, AL-Von… Read more »

Once Upon a Time in New Jersey…in NYC!

ONCE UPON A TIME IN NEW JERSEY is headed for New York! The hilarious, touching and tuneful show will be produced by NYC’s Prospect Theatre Company this fall! Stay tuned as news of this exciting production is revealed…Meanwhile, order your PerusalNow™ and get to know this hilarious musical and plan YOUR production. ONCE UPON A… Read more »

A Premiere Opportunity: The Girl in the Frame

THE GIRL IN THE FRAME is an ideal show for those companies looking for what NPR called, “A tight romantic comedy that has it all!” A small cast and a unit set are all you need to produce this awesome musical that got its start at the historic Goodspeed Musicals. Reviewers around the country have… Read more »

Romeo & Bernadette’s Worldwide Success: Now Available to take on the USA!

Romeo & Bernadette at University of texas El Paso in 2007 ROMEO & BERNADETTE, a delightfully delicious romantic musical comedy, barrels along with dames, dons and dizzy comedy to a happy ending, accompanied by some of the world’s most recognizable Italian melodies, famous from movies, television and many, many pizzerias. Originally produced in the States… Read more »

RING of FIRE: Burning up the Box Office!

RING OF FIRE, THE JOHNNY CASH MUSICAL is proving to be box office gold across America and around the world. Now your theatre organization can produce this tour de force musical that keeps the hits coming fast and furious! RING OF FIRE is a sure-fire way to heat things up at your theatre’s box office… Read more »

Enter the Guardsman: Produce a Premiere? You Got It!

ENTER THE GUARDSMAN is an intimate musical about sex, marriage, adultery, role playing, truth-telling and keeping your performance fresh in the long run. A brilliantly witty, unfailingly clever and refreshingly tuneful take on backstage romance, ENTER THE GUARDSMAN has a distinguished pedigree that should give it an edge when planning your season. This delightfully traditional… Read more »

Peter Mills Wins 2010 Kleban Prize in Musical Theater

ILLYRIA TRIPLE THREAT RECEIVES $100,000 AWARD TRW author Peter Mills, the book, music and lyric writer of ILLYRIA, was awarded the prestigious Kleban Award, annually given to both a librettist and a lyricist. Also receiving this year’s award is Barry Wyner, wrote the music, lyrics and book for CALVIN BERGER, a new version of  “Cyrano… Read more »