Full Text of Steve Spiegel’s Keynote Address to the NZMT

The following Keynote Address was delivered by TRW’s President & CEO Steve Spiegel, at the New Zealand Musical Theatre Conference in Auckland, NZ on Saturday, 3/20/2010. You’re about to create a new civilization and for your starting point, you want a center of this new town. A town square. To start, you will build an… Read more »

Pinkalicious Extends NY Run at Vital through MAY 2010

Vital Theatre Company’s production of PINKALICIOUS, the Musical has extended its run at Off-Broadway’s 45 Bleecker Street through May, 2010! PINKALICIOUS, book and lyrics by Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann and music, lyrics and orchestrations by John Gregor, is directed by Teresa K. Pond. Following a sold-out run at NYC’s New World Stages, Vital Theatre… Read more »

TRW Partnership Team & The Family School: Phase 2!

The TRW Partnership Team continues Drama Outreach Program with The Family School, P.S. 90, Bronx, NYC The Theatrical Rights Worldwide Partnership Team was created in 2008 to provide human resources to schools in New York City that need a helping hand with their Arts programs. In October 2009 the Partnership Team began working with over… Read more »

All Shook Up: THE High School Musical!

All Ohio Thespian Troupe Takes Festival by Storm! The 2009 International Thespian Festival, in Lincoln, Nebraska,  featured the All-Ohio Thespians in an absolute knock-out production of ALL SHOOK UP. This amazing show brought down the house as over 2000 Festival attendees rocked, rolled and stomped their feet to the irresistible beat of Elvis Presley music… Read more »

Production Close-Up on Hillcrest High School’s Curtains

Interview with Director, Cast and Crew! Hillcrest High School in Midvale, Utah presented the Utah high school premiere of CURTAINS, November 18-21, 2009, with a super production featured in StagePage on Jan. 28th. TRW’s Broadway blockbuster features a book by Rupert Holmes, based on a concept by Peter Stone, with a classic score from the… Read more »

Gannon University’s NEVERMORE: UPDATE…NEW PHOTOS!

Edgar Allan Poe’s Darkly Fantastic Musical Lights Up the Stage at Gannon-U By Fred Stuart Father Shawn Clerkin, the director of theatre at Gannon University in Erie, PA, knew that Edgar Allan Poe’s NEVERMORE was a perfect fit as soon as he read it and heard the music. “We have a tendency to do the… Read more »

Hillcrest High School’s “CURTAINS” a First Class Production!

Fine Arts Department Presents the Utah H.S. Premiere of Irresistible Musical Hillcrest High School in Midvale, Utah presented the Utah high school premiere of CURTAINS, November 18-21. TRW’s Broadway blockbuster features a book by Rupert Holmes, based on a concept by Peter Stone, with a classic score from the legendary Kander and Ebb. Theaters throughout… Read more »

A Look Back at 2009 with Theatrical Rights Worldwide

2009 brought exciting new shows, products and theatrical licensing news from around the globe. As always, this past year saw thousands of productions of Theatrical Rights Worldwide titles. And, TRW continued to lead the industry with innovative, customer service-oriented practices that have revolutionized the Musical Theatre Licensing business. Here’s a look back at some of… Read more »

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 »