Billy Crystal, a commercial jingle for Regina Comet, IATSE, Diana and Swan Lake Rock Opera – Times Square Chronicles

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Barrington Theater Company (BSC), under the direction of Founder / Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, is pleased to welcome Tony and Emmy Award winner Billy Crystal in a presentation of a new musical in development, Mr. Saturday night, on the Boyd-Quinson Stage (30 Union Street) for only nine performances, October 22-24 and October 26-30. The BSC ticket office opens today at 10:00 a.m.

A new musical, Mr. Saturday night is the meteoric rise of a man in the middle. The musical is a work in development and will be presented with a minimum of set and costume design.

“Billy Crystal to star in presentation of new musical – who could resist? commented Ms Boyd. “We are delighted to present our first look at this exciting new musical in development and to welcome the sensational Billy Crystal to our stage. I know our audience will be delighted to be the first in the country to discover Mr. Saturday night. ”

Billy Crystal © Steve Schofield

Mr. Crystal takes over the role of comedian “Buddy Young Jr.” which he starred in the original 1992 Columbia Pictures film of the same name, which also marked his directorial debut. He co-wrote the screenplay with Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel who have been writing together for over 40 years on films such as Splash, Parenthood and townspeople. Crystal, Ganz and Mandel wrote the book for the new musical.

Based on the movie Castle Rock Entertainment, Sir Saturday night, written by Lowell Ganz and Babaloo Mandel and based on a concept by Billy Crystal. By special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theater Ventures.
The score for Mr. Saturday night features music by three-time Tony Award winner Jason robert brown (Broadway Parade, Madison County Bridges) and words from the Tony Award nominee Amanda Green (Broadway Hands on a hard body). Tony Award Winner John Rando (Broadway’s Urine city; Broadway and BSC: On the city; BSC: The pirates of Penzance) will lead. David O will take on the role of Music Director.

The presentation will also feature Tony Award winner Randy Graff (Tony Award winner for Broadway’s City of Angels, Original Fantine in Broadway’s Wretched) as Buddy’s wife, Elaine Young; David Paymer (Townspeople, Quiz, State and principal) returning to his movie role of Stan Yankelman, Buddy’s brother, for which he was nominated for an Oscar; and Chasten Harmon (“The Good Fight”, “Elementary”) as agent, Annie Wells. An additional cast will be announced in the coming weeks.

On Monday, September 27, at the DR2 Theater, 103 East 15th Street (just off Union Square East), the first new musical to premiere in New York City since closing began A commercial jingle for Regina Comet, open to.

Opening night guests include Helene Yorke, Jackie Hoffman, Krysta Rodriguez, Veanne Cox, Conrad Ricamora, Ann Harada, Wesley Taylor, Alex Boniello and more! The cast of the world premiere of the off-Broadway production of A commercial jingle for Regina Comet: Bryonha Marie Parham, Alex Wyse and Ben Fankhauser; with members of the creative team Marshall Pailet (director), Stephanie Klemons (choreographer), Wilson Chin (stage design), Sarita Fellows (costume design), Aja M. Jackson (lighting design), Twi McCallum (sound design) , Alex Goldie Golden (Music Director).

A commercial jingle for Regina Comet began off-Broadway premieres at the DR2 Theater on Friday, September 17, and is scheduled as a strictly limited engagement until Sunday, November 14, 2021.

Two people don’t dream of writing a hit song for everyone, but their day-to-day job of composing jingles for commercials isn’t the big break they were hoping for. That is, until they are pulled from obscurity by a world famous pop star named Regina Comet (if fate had a child it would be her) and she wants them to create an anthem. for her supernova pipes… and her new fragrance. They’re so close to the big moment they can feel it, but following your passion doesn’t always get where you expect it to be. Making a hit song can be a shit show.

Today UMe press releases Diana: The original musical recording of the Broadway cast on all streaming platforms. The CD will be available on October 1, when the production premieres on Netflix and before resuming on Broadway on November 2. In addition to the cast’s recording, which features the Broadway musical’s revealing and emotional journey into the palace life of Diana, Princess of Wales, four music video tracks offer a glimpse of the stellar performances: “Underestimated.” , available today, features behind-the-scenes footage; “The World Fell In Love”, performed by Jeanna De Waal (Diana), Roe Hartrampf (Prince Charles), Erin Davie and Judy Kaye (Queen Elizabeth) and the sequel “The Main Event” are available now. On October 8, the behind-the-scenes video for “Just Dance” will be posted and available on the official YouTube channel, here.

With the book and lyrics by Tony® winner Joe DiPietro, along with music and lyrics by Tony Award® winner David Bryan, the life of the People’s Princess will unfold in two acts and 22 original songs, as well as two times. Diana: The original musical recording of the Broadway cast The CD, available October 1, includes a booklet with full lyrics and cover notes by Joe DiPietro. The album is produced by David Bryan and Ian Eisendrath, the show’s musical supervisor / arranger, winner of an Olivier Award.

A dazzling new take on Tchaikovsky’s legendary music is set to make a splash on the New York scene once again on Thursday, October 14. Swan Lake rock opera house, a sexy extravaganza about money, love and titles, with book and lyrics by Mirit Shem-Ur, music by Pyotr llyich Tchaikovsky, with additional music by Sharona Pick, is a provocative mix of music classic and modern, and was scheduled to take place in St. Luke’s in April 2020, but was postponed because the Covid-19 pandemic suddenly disrupted the theater industry and New York City. Directed by Tsedi Sarfati, Swan Lake rock opera house and will run every Thursday through December at the Actors Temple Theater, 339 West 47e Street. www.swanlakerockopera.com

“We are delighted to announce that the show will continue,” said the show’s music producer, Sharona Pick. “Our off-Broadway musical opens after 19 months, and I feel New Yorkers and tourists alike share my enthusiasm for bringing theater back to life!”

The day before his engagement ball, Crown Prince “Ziggy” Siegfried is throwing a scorching bachelorette party at the Swan Lake Mansion, hosted by famous billionaire Von Rothbart. But while Ziggy’s noble bon vivant friends have fun in the company of Von Rothbart’s sexy mistresses, called swans, Ziggy is quite depressed. And no wonder … enjoying his status as a popular royal playboy, the young prince isn’t too keen on giving up his glamorous lifestyle for the sad institution of marriage.

With dozens of mega hits to her credit, most of them composed by her ex-husband, iconic Israeli superstar, Svika Pick, Mirit Shem Ur is one of the most popular Israeli lyricists of all time. Musical comedy Marylou, based primarily on the mutual songs of the unbeatable couple, has had a long career at the Habima National Theater, toured the United States, several covers, a TV series, hundreds of Israeli school performances and is one of the original musicals most successful in Israel. Mirit Shem Ur is also the author of seven novels, having made her first professional breakthrough at the age of 25, when she became a popular columnist in the major Israeli magazine Maariv.

The cast of Swan Lake rock opera house includes Kenneth Remaklus, Madeline Lukomski, Jennifer Posie Morrison, John Stillwaggon, Maya Murphy, Teddy Calvin, Cameron Cave, Emily Sharik, Chandler Corley-Essex, Caroline Mcfee, Lily Page and Andrew Cuccaro.