Posts Categorized: Licensing News

LA STAGE TIMES: A Celebration Of THE COLOR PURPLE, Opening March 9 at…The Celebration

As the first wave of regional, community theatre and school productions of THE COLOR PURPLE begin to open across North America, thousands of actors, designers, and audience members are collectively experiencing the epic beauty of the musical adaptation of this beloved story. TRW is the exclusive representative of THE COLOR PURPLE’s musical adaptation, which was… Read more »

How the Heck Did You Become a Pirate? Houston’s Main Street Theatre Knows!

The Main Street Theatre for Youth, in Houston, TX, is about to embark on their month-long voyage aboard the good ship HOW I BECAME A PIRATE! Arrrrrrrguably the greatest TYA musical ever to sail the stage, this irresistible new musical adventure is based on the super-popular kid’s book of the same name. The Main Street… Read more »

Theatrical Rights Worldwide is Proud to Announce the Release of THE COLOR PURPLE

New York, NY, 2-27-2012: Theatrical Rights Worldwide (TRW) is proud to announce the immediate availability of Stock & Amateur rights for THE COLOR PURPLE. TRW is the exclusive representative of THE COLOR PURPLE’s musical adaptation, which was nominated for eleven Tony® Awards and played 910 performances in its two and a half year run on… Read more »’s Vault Notes THE COLOR PURPLE’S Broadway Run: On This Date in 2008…

Theatrical Rights Worldwide, the exclusive home of THE COLOR PURPLE, the Broadway musical, is about to release very exciting news to our customers around the world. On February 27th, 2012, TRW will announce a landmark event in the amazing journey of this brilliant musical. Meanwhile,’s awesome Playbill® VAULT notes that on this date, February… Read more »

LONG STORY SHORT Joins the TRW Catalog!

LONG STORY SHORT is a new musical with music, lyrics and book by Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda, based on the play “An Infinite Ache” by David Schulner. This searing new musical is from the amazing creators of TRW’s New Year’s Eve musical sensation STRIKING 12. LONG STORY SHORT is a two-actor show, with a… Read more »

CHANGING MINDS Features a Supersonic Pop Rock Score and an Irresistible Story: This is the New High School Musical!

CHANGING MINDS‘ soaring pop-rock score is tailor-made for the high school singer’s voice and their ears! From super-charged dance anthems to heart-wrenching power ballads, CHANGING MINDS score mixes a contemporary pop-rock sound with a musical theatre sensibility that creates a hot new style for the stage. Together with an irresistible story, the music of today… Read more »

NORA’S ARK Sets Sail from TRW!

NORA’S ARK, THE JAZZ MUSICAL is a modern retelling of the biblical tale. The show helps children reflect on the difficulty and necessity for breaking old habits, attaining new perspectives, and learning from mistakes by working together to succeed. The music is blues, bebop, and swing. Children discover a love of jazz music through the context… Read more »

Yamin Leads Jazz Drama Program

Eli Yamin is Artistic Director of The Jazz Drama Program and head of Jazz at Lincoln Center’s Middle School Jazz Academy. He is a jazz and blues pianist, composer, singer, educator, broadcaster, and Steinway artist. After participating last spring in the first White House Jazz Studio hosted by First Lady Michelle Obama, Eli was invited… Read more »

Clifford Carlson is Co-Founder & Co-Author of Jazz Drama Program

Clifford Carlson is a writer and co-founder of The Jazz Drama Program. Carlson is a middle school teacher. In college, he was mentored by author Virginia Hamilton and later studied under playwright Tina Howe. Early in his teaching career he collaborated with Touchstone Center for Poetry founder Richard Lewis and for ten years studied at… Read more »

TRW’s PerusalsNOW™ Celebrates Two Years of Digital Leadership

Theatrical Rights Worldwide has always been a pioneer of innovative ideas for theatrical licensing that embrace the digital age. Two years ago, our launch of the industry’s first all-digital perusal service, PerusalsNOW™, gave our customers another TRW Advantage. Any of our 40+ titles can be downloaded and perused INSTANTLY…right from your computer. Instead of paying… Read more »