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 »

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 »

Spiegel’s Spiel, April 2010

Spiegel’s  *Spiel Blog Along with Steve Spiegel, President & CEO I’ve just returned from my energizing, wonderful and successful trip to New Zealand and Australia. As we talked about in my first blog post, I attended the 50th anniversary conference of Musical Theatre New Zealand where over 350 artistic and managing directors representing 80 societies… Read more »

Spiegel’s Spiel: March 2010…The Premiere Post

Spiegel’s *Spiel Blog along with Steve Spiegel, President & CEO Welcome to the inaugural article here at Spiegel’s Spiel, a place at TheatricalRights.com where I can share my thoughts and plans with you, our valued customers, and you can give feedback to me on your theatre organization’s activities. Through this interaction you can help keep… Read more »

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 »

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 »

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 superb production. 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. CURTAINS… 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 »