Yearly Archives: 2011

HOW I BECAME A PIRATE is a Runaway Hit for TYAs!

Box office booty is rolling in everywhere the rollicking musical HOW I BECAME A PIRATE is playing! From Florida to Kansas to California and everywhere in-between, this shiver-me-timbers tuner is a truly irresistible adaptation of the beloved children’s book of the same name. Ever popular with youthful theatre-goers, HOW I BECAME A PIRATE can give… Read more »

‘Awesome Allie: First Kid Astronaut’ is ready for lift-off!

TRW is proud to announce the acquisition and release of the terrific new TYA tuner AWESOME ALLIE: FIRST KID ASTRONAUT. This high-flying musical was a smash hit at NYC’s Vital Theatre (PINKALICIOUS) and is now available for licensing throughout the world. From the pens of  Scott Elmegreen (book) and Drew Fornarola (music & lyrics), AWESOME… Read more »

LUCKY DUCK to Land in NYC! New Vic to Host the TYA Phenom in 2012

New York City’s New Victory Theater has landed Theatre for Young Audiences phenomenon LUCKY DUCK! Featuring music by Henry Krieger, lyrics by Bill Russell, and book by Bill Russell & Jeffrey Hatcher, this bright and brilliant TYA tuner was produced in 2010 by the Coterie Theatre in Kansas City, directed by Artistic Director Jeff Church,… Read more »

ADDAMS FAMILY Tour to Launch in NOLA! reports today that the first National Tour of the Broadway hit THE ADDAMS FAMILY will begin at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre in New Orleans, LA on September 15, before hitting the road for an extended North American jaunt. The much anticipated tour is currently booked through August of 2012. Get all the casting, tour… Read more »

‘Breaking Up’ Book Writer Writes Book!

TRW’s rollicking and romantic musical BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO boasts an unforgettable score featuring Neil Sedaka’s incredible catalogue of smash hits. The show has a bright and bouncy original book by Ben H. Winters who has just published “Bedbugs: A Novel.” Check out the 9/14/2011 Metro article noting the release of Ben’s new… Read more » PINKALICIOUS Extends NYC Run…Again! recently reported another extension of PINKALICIOUS, THE MUSICAL’s amazing Off-Broadway run in New York City. PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL is the tale, based on the popular book by Victoria Kann and Elizabeth Kann, of Pinkalicious, who can’t stop eating pink cupcakes despite warnings from her parents. Her pink indulgence lands her at the doctor’s office… Read more »

9 Musicals That Will Give Your Season the Edge…Artistically AND at the Box Office!

Theatrical Rights Worldwide is committed to bringing the best in contemporary musical theatre to producers around the globe. Our au courant catalogue of cutting edge theatre is offering artistic directors the chance to explore the heights of their creativity and their actors the opportunity to not just recreate roles…but define them. Our entire roster of… Read more »

Ryan Cunningham & Joshua Salzman on Creating ILYB!

Set in New York City, I LOVE YOU BECAUSE is a modern twist on Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice. A young, uptight greeting card writer’s life is changed when he meets a flighty photographer. Along with their eccentric friends and siblings, they learn to love each other not in spite of their faults, but because… Read more »

John Wimbs with the D.L. on GGB

GO-GO BEACH is a new musical fable about the shift of consciousness in America in the mid-’60s, told in the style of the popular California beach-party movies. It’s a coming-of-age story about a surfer who gets into trouble when he falls for a runaway teen pop star… and the flower child who helps him get… Read more »

Paul Scott Goodman and Miriam Gordon’s ROOMS: A ROCK ROMANCE

The esteemed authors of TRW’s hot new acquisition, ROOMS: A ROCK ROMANCE, prefer to let the reviews do the talking about their soaring musical. The Associated Press wrote: “ROOMS is delightful, clever and poignant!Fun musical theater rock ‘n’ roll with an edge, youthful romance and fresh comedy! Goodman’s lively, narrative-infused score manages to be lyrical,… Read more »