TOKYO AND SEOUL NEWS—NINE & PHANTOM

New productions in the Far East are currently in casting and rehearsal. Robert Johanson is slated to direct PHANTOM in Seoul, Korea, while in Japan UMEDA ARTS is presenting PHANTOM for Tokyo and Osaka (directed by Dan Kutner), and (later) NINE, also directed by Dan. In addition, UMEDA is currently casting TITANIC, directed by Thom Southerland who will be bringing his award-winning London production as his Far East directorial... read more

Southwark Playhouse’s Titanic scoops most Offies Prizes!

Southwark Playhouse’s presentation of a new chamber version of the musical “Titanic” has won the most prizes at this year’s Off West End Theatre Awards, including Best Musical Production. The revival, which ran last summer and was produced by Danielle Tarento, received four awards overall, including Best Musical Production. Cressida Carre picked up the best choreography prize for her work on the... read more

Titanic wins Whatsonstage Award for Best Off-West-End Production!

Congratulations to Thom Southerland, Danielle Tarento, and the magnificent Southwark Playhouse Company!

Titanic wins Broadwayworld UK Award

Southwark Playhouse's “Titanic” has won the 2013 Broadwayworld UK Award for Best Regional or Fringe Production of a Musical. Congratulations to all!

Titanic conquers London - and is one of the summer’s hottest tickets!

It has become an instant hit, indeed a sensation, with 4 star raves from all the major critics – including: The Times, The Guardian, The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, The Observer and The Sunday Express, and every performance 100% sold out. People are seeing it and immediately rebooking for repeat visits… Magic Radio said it was “the hottest ticket of the 2013 summer”. The Times... read more

Manhattan Concert Productions to Present Titanic at Lincoln Center

The Tony-winning Maury Yeston and Peter Stone musical will be staged February 17 at Avery Fisher Hall. The Tony Award-winning Titanic, a musical by Maury Yeston and Peter Stone, will receive a concert staging at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall on February 17, 2014, presented by Manhattan Concert Productions. Titanic will mark... read more

Laura Osnes Records “If I Tell You (Songs of Maury Yeston)” for PS Classics; Set for June 4 Release

Tony Award nominee Laura Osnes (Cinderella, Bonnie & Clyde) was in the studio April 15 and 16 recording her new PS Classics solo album, “If I Tell You (Songs of Maury Yeston),” based on her... read more

DEATH TAKES A HOLIDAY RECEIVES 11 DRAMA DESK NOMINATIONS

Death Takes a Holiday receives 11 Drama Desk Nominations—the most nominations of any other show. Outstanding Musical: Death Takes a Holiday Outstanding Actor in a Musical: Kevin Earley Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical: Matt Cavenaugh Outstanding Director of a Musical: Doug Hughes Outstanding Music: Maury Yeston Outstanding Lyrics: Maury Yeston Outstanding Book of a Musical:... read more

NY TIMES RAVES “Yes, Those Are Tom, Becky and Huck Leaping….

By ALASTAIR MACAULAY KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Over the weekend I was discovering America's newest auditorium for opera and ballet, the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts here in Kansas City. My visit was to see the first new production there by the... read more

The Society of Composers & Lyricists honors Maury Yeston and Carter Burwell as Ambassadors

at their annual ceremony on Dec. 10, 2012. The Society created the Ambassador Program to recognize and acknowledge a select group of composers and lyricists without whose valuable contributions our profession would be less than it is; without whose creativity our artistic community would be lacking and without whose gift, our society would be deprived of wonderful music and song expressed by their genius. Their... read more

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