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Ragtime - one of the biggest and most satisfying productions I’ve seen there in years.

Published: Friday, April 11, 2014 With a cast of 40, the production of "Ragtime" currently playing at the Westchester Broadway dinner theater, is the biggest I've ever seen at that theater. And it is one of the most satisfying productions I've seen there.

Ragtime will have you humming as you leave the theater

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 In an era when Broadway is increasingly relying upon so-called juke-box musicals (i.e. Jersey Boys, Mamma Mia!), regional theaters are called upon to preserve (and revive) the traditional American musical. In this vein,

Westchester Broadway Theatre's Mary Poppins Finds Its Bert

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 Leo Ash Evens, who made his Broadway debut in the most recent revival of Jesus Christ Superstar, has landed a leading role in the Westchester Broadway Theatre's upcoming production of the hit Disney musical Mary Poppins.

“Ragtime” for its pure entertainment value

Published: Wednesday, April 9, 2014 This 1998 Tony Award-winning musical, based on a novel by E.L. Doctorow, describes the interactions of three families during the turn of the century. Since the musical encompasses several cultural backgrounds we not only

Make Time For Ragtime at WBT!

Published: Friday, March 28, 2014 “It’s not where you start but where you finish,” goes the lyric of a Broadway standard by Dorothy Fields. For Broadway musicals, though, the tone, and even success, of a show can hinge on how it starts. A

Music filled the theater and we were captivated.

Published: Monday, March 24, 2014 We had the amazing opportunity to see Ragtime at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford, NY. This was our first experience at a dinner theater and we didn’t know what to expect. We were seated quickly and looked

Ragtime: Westchester's Hometown Musical!

Published: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Ragtime, the musical picture of America at the dawn of the 20th century, is currently playing until May 4 at Westchester Broadway Theatre, close to what might be called the show's hometown. Based on E.L. Doctorow's novel of

WBT's RAGTIME - For A Good Time!

Published: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Who says you need a time machine to visit New Rochelle in the early 1900’s? Not when you can see “Ragtime” the Musical at the Westchester Broadway Theatre, presented by Standing Ovation Studios. Directed

Ragtime Is Worth Its Weight (And Wait) In Gold!

Published: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Like the E.L. Doctorow novel on which it's based, the musical "Ragtime" is a sprawling work teeming with characters symbolizing American life in the first two decades in the 20th century. Featuring a Tony-winning book by

Ragtime Shines on Westchester Broadway Theatre Stage

Published: Thursday, March 20, 2014 Standing Ovations Studios, under the direction of John Fanelli, has taken on its biggest production ever with the staging of "Ragtime the Musical," which opened at the Westchester Braodway Theatre Feb. 27. The show, based

"Again DAZZLED By The Actors At WBT"

Published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Once again, the Westchester Broadway Theatre has exceeded my expectations. Ragtime, my second show at WBT, left me in awe of the talent possessed by so many, many people – from those involved with the production

Westchester Broadway Theatre Brilliantly Combines The Best Of Both Worlds

Published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 Two great things combined in one single package: dinner AND a show. Seriously, what's not to like. Westchester Broadway Theatre brilliantly combines the best of both worlds, allowing you to enjoy a meal followed by a

'Many Excellent Performances' At Westchester Broadway Theater

Published: Tuesday, March 18, 2014 'Ragtime' is the latest show to come to the Westchester Broadway Theatre, a venue that offers dinner along with the performance. It is the first time I've been able to enjoy such an experience and it was certainly a novelty

RAGTIME: Westchester Broadway Theater Delivers A Flawless Show

Published: Thursday, March 13, 2014 Often, when an event is highly publicized, it disappoints. But, such is not the case with Standing Ovation Studios' production of "Ragtime: The Musical," that opened, recently, at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. The

RAGTIME: Get into the rhythm and have a wonderful time!

Published: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 E.L. Doctorow wrote this world-renowned novel “Ragtime” in 1975. It was recognized by a National Book Critics Circle Award for fiction in 1975 and also as one of the best out-of-a-hundred English language novels

The Musical of the Century! WBT Ragtime revival is The Rage!

Published: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 Strolling, tennis playing residents of New Rochelle, toiling immigrants, Negroes creating a new music, legends J.P. Morgan, Henry Ford, Harry Houdini and anarchist Emma Goldman colliding together seamlessly, up close and

RAGTIME

Published: Thursday, March 6, 2014 Like Titanic, now nearing the end of its run at this theater, Ragtime reminds the audience through song-vocalizing and story-telling of society's impositions and imperfections in earlier times. Ragtime is a class of music.

Titanic, Inventively leaner, and yet richer than before.

Published: Wednesday, February 12, 2014 Titanic, the massive, costly, musical extravaganza, with a huge orchestra and a cast of forty, garnered five Tony awards seventeen years ago, in 1997, and ran for over 800 expensive performances in New York City alone,

Titanic Sails Again!

Published: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 The 1997 movie Titanic, about the sinking of the world’s largest cruise liner on April 14, 1912, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet, was one of the most successful films of all time and its theme song, My Heart Will

‘Titanic’ at Westchester Broadway Theatre is unsinkable!

Published: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 If you missed your chance to see “Titanic” on Broadway when it played in 1997, go right now to Westchester Broadway Theatre to see the new, intimate adaptation of Maury Yeston and Peter Stone’s musical about the doomed “ship

Don't Miss Seeing Titanic, On Stage at Westchester Broadway Theatre.

Published: Tuesday, February 4, 2014 Titanic, a revival of a Broadway musical that ran for nearly two years, is playing at the Westchester Broadway Theatre (dinner-theater) in Elmsford. Don't miss it. It's that good. The show closes on February 24, 2014.

Tragic Supership

Published: Monday, February 3, 2014 The musical “Titanic” won five Tony awards in 1997 for composer / lyricist Maury Yeston and book writer Peter Stone, despite the fact that musicals, also known as musical comedies, tend not to be tragic, let alone on so

Come aboard the "Titanic" at The Westchester Broadway Theatre.

Published: Monday, February 3, 2014 This new and more intimate version of the 1997 Tony Award Winning Musical has set sail on the WBT stage. Based on the true story of the great ship's maiden voyage in 1912, the show takes us from her departure

The Ship Still Sinks, But Re-imagined 'Titanic' Soars!

Published: Thursday, January 30, 2014 Twinkling stars on the moonless night of April 15, 1912, could evoke the vastness of the universe and a sense of mankind’s insignificance, but in the scaled-down version of the 1997 musical “Titanic” at Westchester Broadway

“Titanic” sails into Westchester Broadway Theatre.

Published: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 “Titanic” sails into Westchester Broadway Theatre The 1997 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Titanic, is being launched again in a new, intimate production and has docked at Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford, N.Y.,

“Titanic” sails into Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 “Titanic” sails into Westchester Broadway Theatre By Solange De Santis Photos by John Vecchiolla The 1997 Tony Award-winning Best Musical, “Titanic,” is being launched again in a new, intimate production and has docked at

Titanic Sails Into Westchester Broadway Theatre!

Published: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 ELMSFORD, N.Y. -- More than a century after its ill-fated maiden voyage, the Titanic, continues to fascinate us. Titanic runs through Sunday, Feb. 23 at Westchester Broadway Theatre in White Plains, and Director Don

TITANIC COMPLETES SUCCESSFUL MAIDEN VOYAGE TO NEW YORK.

Published: Tuesday, January 28, 2014 The new and improved 2014 Titanic set sail with majesty, and unfurled whip-snapping pennants of hope on the emotional voices of a strong ensemble and haunting staging on the high seas of the Westchester Broadway Theatre

Titanic Musical Conveys a History Lesson: The Telegraph Might Have Saved More Passengers

Published: Saturday, January 25, 2014 Titanic, a musical now playing at the dinner-theater Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford, brings awareness to the involvement of wireless broadcast technology in the disaster that took 1,500 lives and the roles of

Still Time to Catch a ‘White Christmas’ at Westchester Broadway Theatre!

Published: Tuesday, January 7, 2014 The holiday season is almost over but it’s not too late to get to the Westchester Broadway Theatre’s smash holiday hit “White Christmas.” Based on the beloved 1954 film starring Bing Crosby, Danny Kaye and Rosemary

WBT Presents A Very White Christmas With Blue Skies

Published: Monday, December 23, 2013 Wow! This Westchester Broadway Theatre production of White Christmas will certainly maintain the snowy memories and bright shine of Christmas’ past until the lawns, trees, and streets are covered with the certain coming of

Actress, 10, Enjoys Role In 'White Christmas'

Published: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 When Nicole Kolitsas first tried and didn't succeed, she, of course, tried again. Last year, the 10-year-old Woodbury actress auditioned for a role in "White Christmas" atThomaston Opera House and didn't get it. But now

Actor Brings 'White Christmas' To Life On Elmsford Stage!

Published: Wednesday, December 18, 2013 “White Christmas” was part of Jeremy Benton’s holiday tradition decades before he took the stage in the role of Phil Davis in Westchester Broadway Theatre’s production of the musical. Danny Kaye immortalized the role in the

“White Christmas” is a Smash Hit!

Published: Wednesday, December 4, 2013 The holidays are rolling around as holiday lights and decorations abound brightly. What better way to welcome the holidays than dinner and a show at the popular Westchester Broadway Theatre? After a long absence of high

'White Christmas' Ready To Warm Hearts This Season

Published: Monday, December 2, 2013 With the weather so changeable this time of year, it’s nice to know a reliable barometer of the fast-approaching holiday season can be found inside Westchester Broadway Theatre, where “Irving Berlin’s White Christmas” will

White Christmas Delivers Holiday Cheer At Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Tuesday, November 19, 2013 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. -- We are getting ready for the holiday season. There is one destination we heartily advise you to see, and that is, Irving Berlin's "White Christmas" at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. The genesis of

Irving Berlin Songs Light Up WHITE CHRISTMAS

Published: Friday, November 15, 2013 ELMSFORD – “Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep”: Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” has come to the Westchester Broadway Theatre for a seasonal song and dance celebration. Based on the 1954 classic film, the musical

Irving Berlin's White Christmas at WBT

Published: Thursday, November 14, 2013 We might as well be married. We fight all the time and we never have sex." - Marsha, explaining her relationship with Hank. "When I’m worried, and I can’t sleepI count my blessings instead of sheep, And I fall asleep,

Westchester Broadway Theatre's 'Kiss Me, Kate' is one rollicking ride

Published: Friday, September 27, 2013 It has been said a stage actor needs three things: a voice, a voice, and a voice. Without question, the two stars of Westchester Broadway Theatre’s delightful production of Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me, Kate” possess all three.

Me Kate” -- Entertaining and Vivacious!

Published: Thursday, September 26, 2013 “Taming of the Shrew” and their off-stage lives. It follows two main characters, the divorced actors Lilli Vanessa and Fred Graham, playing the roles of Katherine and Petruchio. Under the direction of James Brennan, the

'Kiss Me Kate' Delivers Drama, Comedy And Music"

Published: Wednesday, September 25, 2013 If you would like to experience a sophisticated evening of entertainment mixed with comedy, drama and music, you can look no further than the production, "Kiss Me Kate," now playing through Nov. 3 at the Westchester Broadway

One Word For WBT Production Of Kiss Me Kate: Wunderbar!

Published: Tuesday, September 24, 2013 Take the musical score by Cole Porter, add a story of two divorced performers who find themselves in a musical version of William Shakespeare’s Taming of the Shrew, throw in engaging actors, and you have the formula for a

This Kiss Me Kate Deserves A Smooch

Published: Monday, September 23, 2013 With Kiss Me Kate, Westchester Broadway has taken on a classic of the musical theater that’s both demanding vocally and challenging in terms of dialogue. Fortunately, in William Michals, they have a leading man who brings to

Cole Porter's "Kiss Me Kate" Bows In At Westchester Broadway Theatre With None of Its Charm Lost

Published: Monday, September 23, 2013 "Kiss Me Kate," the enduring Cole Porter play-within-a-play, opened this week at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford and it is a joy to watch. Revivals of this 65-year-old Broadway bright light have been staged

Kate The Great Sparkles At Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Friday, September 20, 2013 ELMSFORD – “Brush up your Shakespeare” and visit the Westchester Broadway Theatre to see “Kiss Me, Kate,” the musical about a couple who are performing a musical version of “The Taming of the Shrew.” Off stage, the couple

OLIVER! It is a musical not to be missed.

Published: Monday, August 26, 2013 ELMSFORD, N.Y. -- Area residents may be in a quandary on how to spend the closing weeks of the “un-official” weeks of Summer 2013. If they do, make a bee-line to the Westchester Broadway Theatre. Now playing through Sept.

Irresistible Singel is Oliver! Inspiring Lucy Braid as Nancy! Tugs Heartstrings. Tears You Up. Cheers You Up in Schmaltzy Tasty Concoction

Published: Monday, August 26, 2013 Standing Ovation Studios, Westchester’s leading incubator and training stage for talented young aspiring thespians, is staging its fourth collaboration with the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford, OLIVER! For two

OLIVER! WBT has another successful show.

Published: Thursday, August 22, 2013 The musical “Oliver,” contains some wonderful music and lyrics by Lionel Bart. Add some professional actors, a large cast of children from Standing Ovation Studios (SOS), headed by Director/Producer, John Fanelli and his

Consider Yourself At Home

Published: Thursday, August 22, 2013 I was standing in the lobby of the Westchester Broadway Theatre when it struck me what a perfect choice the current production, Oliver!, is for this arena. All around me were patrons greeting each other as old friends,

Charles Dickens Speaks!

Published: Monday, August 19, 2013 OLIVER! WESTCHESTER BROADWAY THEATRE - GARY CHATTMAN Charles Dickens; It was the best oftimes, it was the bestest of times. John Fanelli: Sir, you have that wrong! Charles Dickens: Who are you, sir? John Fanelli: I

A beautifully mounted family entertainment.

Published: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 Beginning on November 16, 1959 and lasting through June 15, 1963, the canyons of Broadway’s theatre district reverberated, once more, with the expressive musical sounds and warm-hearted lyrics of Rodgers and Hammerstein. The

The Sound Of Music at WBT..this production is flawless.

Published: Tuesday, July 2, 2013 Westchester Broadway Theatre’s“The Sound of Music” I have enjoyed this Rogers and Hammerstein classic numerous times throughout the years and have not seen any production better than this one. Under the expert direction

WBT's 'Sound of Music' solves the problem of Maria

Published: Monday, July 1, 2013 It doesn’t take long into Westchester Broadway Theatre’s production of “The Sound of Music” to realize the show has vocal and atmospheric power. The first two scenes provide ample proof. First, when the nuns of Nonnberg

If you love The Sound of Music, go to the Westchester Broadway Theatre.

Published: Monday, July 1, 2013 If you love The Sound of Music, go to the Westchester Broadway Theatre. It’s easy, easy travel, easy parking, easy dinner and a GOOD show. If you never loved The Sound of Music, go to the Westchester Broadway Theatre and

Climb Every Mountain to Get to “The Sound of Music” at WBT

Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 By Christine DiTota: This Tony Award-winning musical vibrates with nostalgia, inspiring audience members to follow their dreams. “The Sound of Music,” Rodgers and Hammerstein’s final musical, evokes memories of childhood.

SOUND OF MUSIC FOREVER YOUNG. Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Last and Greatest Hit Climbs Mountain at WBT: Timeless Songs You Love All Over Again!

Published: Friday, June 28, 2013 What is the best super musical of all time? My Fair Lady? Anything Goes? Phantom? Annie Get Your Gun? Forty Second Street? My vote is The Sound of Music. The measure of a musical entertainment is its impact at the time

The Sound of Music _ A Must See For The Whole Family

Published: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 The Sound of Music tells the story of Maria Von Trapp, a young woman who aspires to become a nun but whose spirit makes it obvious to her superiors that the religious life is not for her. She is sent to the home of Captain

The Sound Of Music Hits A High Note at WBT

Published: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 How do you make a show everyone has seen at the movies or on stage seem new and interesting? In the case of Westchester Broadway Theatre’s The Sound Of Music, you bring in a director with insight, a lot of talent, and actors

BE CHARMED ONCE AGAIN BY THE SOUND OF MUSIC

Published: Wednesday, June 26, 2013 ELMSFORD - The hills are alive with “The Sound of Music,” the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical that is now playing at the Westchester Broadway Theatre through August 11. The story of Maria, a novice who becomes governess to

Remember when? Review of GUYS AND DOLLS

Published: Friday, May 3, 2013 Remember when? Remember when New York City was a little sleazy, a tad dicey and a lot more dangerous? Even mid-town? It wasn’t so bad (if you didn’t get mugged or lose too much dough in a three-card monte game). It was

"Guys and Dolls" a Hit at Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Thursday, May 2, 2013 This perennial favorite hits the mark at Elmsford as a finely tuned cast puts on a musical that started out as a story by the famed Damon Runyon and wound up on Broadway in 1950 and has played many venues since then.

"Guys and Dolls" From Underground to Sky High at WBT

Published: Thursday, May 2, 2013 When I was at my youngest and most impressionable, it was the movie “Guys and Dolls,” the musical love story with Marlon Brando, Frank Sinatra, Jean Simmons and Stubby Kaye, set among the saints and sinners of New York City,

GUYS AND DOLLS

Published: Thursday, May 2, 2013 “Guys and Dolls,” currently at Westchester Broadway Theatre (WBT), is a classic example of what a musical should contain -- interesting subject matter, great characters, wonderful songs and lively dancing. In short, the

WBT's 'Guys and Dolls' pays off!

Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 It’s no fluke that “Guys and Dolls” is still being staged 63 years after it premiered on Broadway. With songs and lyrics by Frank Loesser and a book by blacklisted scribe Abe Burrows, this musical theater mainstay stands the

“Guys and Dolls” is a highly entertaining, full-scale, professional production at WBT

Published: Tuesday, April 23, 2013 “Guys and Dolls,” currently at Westchester Broadway Theatre (WBT), is a classic example of what a musical should contain -- interesting subject matter, great characters, wonderful songs and lively dancing. In short, the

You Can Bet On Guys And Dolls At Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 Equity Theater is alive and well in Westchester. Guys And Dolls is the 178th production at this county gathering place; enthusiasm is high, and ticket sales are brisk. Guys And Dolls is, of course, a staple of American

Rockin' the boat and enjoying 'Guys & Dolls'

Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 ELMSFORD — "Luck Be a Lady Tonight": Thursday's opening night of "Guys & Dolls" proved to be a lucky night for the audience at the Westchester Broadway Theatre with a high-voltage song-and-dance revival of the 1950 Frank

Guys & Dolls at Westchester Broadway Theatre A Must See & Give Away

Published: Monday, April 22, 2013 Last Night my Husband & I had the pleasure of being invited to a press opening of Guys & Dolls atWestchester Broadway Theatre . Guys & Dolls which is set in the colorful world during the prohibition in New York

In The Heights

Published: Friday, March 8, 2013 The barrio has moved to Westchester! In the Heights, winner of the 2008 Tony Award for Best Musical, is making its first appearance in the New York City area since it closed on Broadway at the Westchester Broadway Theatre,

Culturally Speaking

Published: Wednesday, March 6, 2013 I had the great pleasure to see “in the Heights” at the Westchester Broadway Theatre and it was quite a momentous evening. There was a tribute to Lin-Manuel Miranda who conceived of the play (when he was just 19) and wrote

Westchester Broadway Theatre Opens GUYS AND DOLLS, 4/11

Published: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Westchester Broadway Theatre Opens GUYS AND DOLLS, 4/11 Guys and Dolls, subtitled "A Musical Fable of Broadway" is set in the colorful world of New York City in the mid 20th century. It is considered one of the greatest

Spotlight on Arielle Jacobs

Published: Tuesday, March 5, 2013 Arielle is debuting at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in STANDING OVATION STUDIO’S production of IN THE HEIGHTS in the role of Nina – a role she has previously played on Broadway and on tour. Off Broadway, Ms. Jacobs

A Night In The Heights! A day in the Barrio! Where everyone knows your name.

Published: Thursday, February 28, 2013 In the Heights. The in-your-face, infatuating, indefatigable,intense celebration of life on the edge in the barrio that took over Broadway in 2008, winning four Tonys , nine Drama Desk Nominations, has taken over

PHOTO EXCLUSIVE: Behind the Scenes at Westchester Broadway Theatre with In the Heights Star Arielle Jacobs

Published: Tuesday, February 26, 2013 Arielle Jacobs stars as Nina in Westchester Broadway Theatre's production of the Tony-winning musical In the Heights, reprising the role she played in the final Broadway company. She documented the rehearsal experience and

New Production Reaches 'The Heights' of Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Monday, February 25, 2013 A cacophony of powerful voices, Latin pop tunes, rap numbers and a wealth of energetic dance moves sums up “In the Heights,” the Tony award-winning musical that made its regional debut at Elmsford’s Westchester Broadway

In The Heights

Published: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 IN THE HEIGHTS Westchester Broadway Theatre - Elmsford, N.Y. If you missed “In The Heights,” before it closed on Broadway in 2011, you might have another chance to see it. This lively, full-scale musical, which won

'In the Heights' packs a wallop in Westchester

Published: Wednesday, February 20, 2013 "In the Heights," with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, exploded on the Broadway scene in 2008 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, after productions in Connecticut in 2005 and

WBT Reaches Thrilling New 'Heights'

Published: Tuesday, February 19, 2013 In the Heights” — Lin-Manuel Miranda’s winner of the 2008 Tony Award for best musical — is making a triumphant New York regional premiere at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford. John Fanelli, founder of the

In The Heights Is Muy Caliente

Published: Friday, February 15, 2013 What a treat! Last night, before the performance of In The Heights, who should appear on the Westchester Broadway stage but Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda, himself. Miranda, who wrote both the music and the lyrics for

Review: 'In the Heights' in Elmsford

Published: Friday, February 15, 2013 ELMSFORD — "In the Heights," the 2008 Tony Award-winning musical, opened Wednesday evening at the Westchester Broadway Theatre with a high-powered score of rap, salsa and Latin pop and with whirlwind dance numbers. Lyrics

'The Color Purple', 'In The Heights' make local debuts this week

Published: Thursday, February 7, 2013 If “The Color Purple” is a risk in White Plains, “In the Heights” is a similar risk at the Elmsford dinner theater where it runs through March 17. Lin-Manuel Miranda’s 2008 Tony-winning best musical is studded with hip-hop

'In The Heights' at Westchester Broadway

Published: Thursday, February 7, 2013 In the Heights opens at the Westchester Broadway Theatre on Thursday, Feb. 7 with Arielle Jacobs returning to the role of Nina, a role she played both in the musical’s national tour and on Broadway where she followed Jordan

Arielle Jacobs, Perry Young to Lead IN THE HEIGHTS at Westchester Broadway Theatre- Full Cast Announced!

Published: Monday, February 4, 2013 Opening on February 7th at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford, the 2008 Tony Award winning musical In the Heights takes a local stage for the first time. Directed by Westchester's own John Fanelli and presented

Award-winning Broadway show 'In the Heights' debuts in Westchester

Published: Monday, February 4, 2013 ELMSFORD - A little slice of Broadway is coming to Westchester County. After more than a thousand performances on The Great White Way, "In the Heights" is set to debut at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford. The

Fiddler On The Roof a Smash Hit at Broadway Theatre!

Published: Friday, November 2, 2012 Westchester Broadway Theatre’s 177th production is a genuine smash hit! This Fiddler on the Roof revival is thrillingly presented by a superb singing and dancing cast, expert choreography, and assured, decisive direction.

“Fiddler On The Roof” at Westchester Broadway Theatre Four Out of Four Stars!!!!

Published: Thursday, October 25, 2012 This production at the Westchester Broadway Theatre, the 177th in their history, ranks among their best. Bill Nolte leads the cast of the classic “Fiddler on the Roof,” giving an outstanding performance as Tevye, the

Fiddler On The Roof ...You'll Hug This Show!

Published: Thursday, October 25, 2012 If you haven’t seen Fiddler on the Roof in any of its productions here or around the world or in he movies, you couldn’t do better than to hie yourself to the Westchester Broadway Theatre to bask in this lively,

Fiddler Raises Roof At Westchester Broadway Theatre!

Published: Monday, October 22, 2012 Now featuring its 177th production, Westchester Broadway Theatre (WBT) has another spectacular hit on its hands. “Fiddler on the Roof,” considered to be the quintessential musical of our time, was composed by Jerry Bock and

Bill Nolte Brings Heart, Soul and Fine Voice to Tevye!

Published: Monday, October 22, 2012 “Fiddler on the Roof” soars or sinks with Tevye. A weak dairyman can throw all of Anatevka off-kilter. But a robust Tevye — such as Bill Nolte, now on stage in Westchester Broadway Theatre’s winning production — can raise

The CUE Reviews "Fiddler On The Roof" at Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Friday, October 19, 2012 *** CUE REVIEW *** CUE REVIEW *** CUE REVIEW *** FIDDLER ON THE ROOF is based on the short stories by Sholem Aleichem, with its main character of Tevye, the Milkman running through most of his stories. It ran on Broadway

Fiddler On The Roof Review

Published: Friday, October 19, 2012 ELMSFORD — "Fiddler on the Roof" opened on Broadway in 1964 and won nine Tony Awards. With music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and book by Joseph Stein, the story of Tevye, a dairyman in a Russian village in 1905,

"Fiddler On The Roof" Continues A Glorious Tradition at WBT!

Published: Tuesday, October 16, 2012 I have to begin this review by stating that of the countless times I have seen “Fiddler on the Roof”, this performance is one of the best I have seen. Bill Nolte, excels as Tevye and in my opinion exceeds Zero Mostel’s

Westchester Broadway Theatre’s “Can Can” – Viva la France!

Published: Monday, September 10, 2012 After watching this colorful, energetic, light-hearted production, I wanted to hop on the next plane toParis! The book by Abe Burrows is set in the year 1893 and tells the tale ofParisdance hall owner, La Mome Pistache

A CurtainUp Connecticut Review CAN CAN

Published: Friday, September 7, 2012 Why oh why do I love Paris Because my love is here .—Cole Porter Tony Lawson and Glory Crampton Attending the new production of Cole Porter’s Can-Can at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford, New York

Ooh La La! Can Can at Westchester Broadway Theatre C’est Magnifique…..Rated Four Stars!!!!

Published: Friday, September 7, 2012 With that great musical score by Cole Porter, the star-like quality of leading lady/singer Glory Crampton, great choreography, a great orchestra, costuming and stage presentation, “Can Can” at Westchester Broadway Theatre is

'Can Can' at the Westchester Broadway Theatre is a can-do winner!

Published: Friday, September 7, 2012 The Westchester Broadway Theatre has placed a fresh gloss on Cole Porter’s musical “Can Can.” The score, while not one of Porter’s finest, does have notable chips from the master’s workbench with able-bodied direction by

Musical Comedy 'Can-Can' Opens

Published: Friday, September 7, 2012 Patrick Richwood keeps the audience laughing between appearances of the high-kicking Can-Can chorus line dancers.

Cole Porter’s “Can Can” at Westchester Broadway Theatre is a Hit!

Published: Friday, September 7, 2012 The Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford, NY has yet another new production on stage. From August 30 until October 7, 2012, Cole Porter’s “Can Can” will be entertaining audiences in Westchester County, New York. The show

A Pint-Sized Harrison Star!

Published: Wednesday, August 8, 2012 Ten-year-old Brandon Singel loves hanging out with his friends and playing like any other kid, but he's is also performing in a 40-show-run of "The Music Man" at the 500-seat Westchester Broadway Theatre. I have always

'The Music Man' Parades into Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Thursday, July 26, 2012 “Seventy-Six Trombones” and an ensemble of spirited performers lead the big parade that is “The Music Man” at Westchester Broadway Theatre. The Family Theatre Co. is presenting Meredith Willson’s musical through July 29with

The Music Man. It’s a great show for the whole family.

Published: Friday, July 13, 2012 ELMSFORD – From Rock City, Iowa, in July of 1912 to the Westchester Broadway Theatre, “The Music Man” with the marching children’s band led by Harold Hill are sounding “Seventy-Six Trombones” this July and August. The

Family Theatre Company Presents Energetic “Music Man” at Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Thursday, July 12, 2012 With great choreography and wonderful costumes, the production of “The Music Man” is full of the great musical’s energy. The production stars Scott Bierko as Professor Harold Hill, who found trouble in River City when he

Blind Brook's Scott Bierko debuts as Harold Hill in Westchester Broadway Theatre's 'Music Man'

Published: Monday, July 9, 2012 Great Scott! When Rye Brook native Scott Bierko makes his Westchester Broadway Theatre (WBT) debut on Friday, July 6 as fast-talking traveling salesman Harold Hill in Meredith Wilson’s multi-Tony Award-winning musical “The

George M! A prom night it’s not, but a musical tribute history lesson, yes.

Published: Sunday, July 1, 2012 “Sic transit Gloria mundi.” Loosely translated: “There go the glories of the world.” Even looser: “Here today, gone tomorrow.” It’s the most quoted motto referencing live theater, that great art which is so vital, so

'George M!' a Rah-Rah American Period Piece at WBT

Published: Monday, June 18, 2012 “George M!” is hyped as a “razzle-dazzle tap dance spectacular.” The production, which recently opened atWestchester Broadway Theatre, is forced to live up to its promise, especially the fast-moving part, considering that it

“George M” A Yankee Doodle Dandy at Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Monday, June 18, 2012 This is a rollicking, fast stepping musical about a man who has been called the father of musical comedy, George M. Cohan. Born way back in 1878 on the third of July, later adapted to the fourth, little George started out

George M. Cohan almost single-handedly invented the American musical comedy

Published: Monday, June 18, 2012 The CUE George M. Cohan almost single-handedly invented the American musical comedy, writing more than fifty shows and hundreds of songs, some of which are included in the musical, “George M”, with book by Michael Stewart

George M! Taps Onto The Westchester Broadway Stage!

Published: Monday, June 18, 2012 Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 by Michall Jeffers on Playing Around George M! is the story of the great American composer, George M. Cohan. Born into an Irish show biz family from Rhode Island, Cohan’s dad suggested he be taught

George M! Is A Rouser!

Published: Thursday, June 14, 2012 Friday evening, June 8, was a special evening for the opening night of the Westchester Broadway Theatre's current musical production of 'George M!' The 20th Annual Memorial Bob Fitzsimmons Scholarship Award was given to

“Give our Regards to Westchester Broadway Theatre, and tell them we’ll be there!”

Published: Monday, June 11, 2012 GEORGE M! 175TH PRODUCTION! -THROUGH JULY 1, 2012 “Give our Regards to Westchester Broadway Theatre, and tell them we’ll be there!” John Scherer has channeled George M. Cohan from the ghost of James Cagney…and the history

George M!

Published: Monday, June 11, 2012 GEORGE M! BY JAMES F. COTTER For the Times Herald-Record ELMSFORD – To celebrate the upcoming Fourth of July, the Westchester Broadway Theatre is staging “George M!,” the musical about George M. Cohan (1878-1942), the

Wave your Flags for A Grand Old Cohan! GEORGE M Still Owns Broadway at WBT!

Published: Monday, June 11, 2012 WPCNR Theatrical Review by John F. Bailey. June 9, 2012: Westchester’s living “Hall of Fame” of musical theatre, Westchester Broadway Theatre staged a wallapaloosa revival of the 1968 Tony Winner, George M last night in a

Last Chance to Get 'Hairsprayed'!

Published: Thursday, May 31, 2012 BY VERONICA DECKER SPECIAL TO NORTH COUNTY NEWS + VIEWS The press surrounding the death of legendary television personality Dick Clark April 18, 2012 focused heavily on an annual hosting engagement: Mr. Clark’s New Year’s

HAIRSPRAY! WOW!

Published: Friday, May 11, 2012 CUE REVIEW ***WestchesterBroadway Theatre’s “Hairspray” -- WOW! John Waters provided the foundation for “Hairspray” on which Mark O'Donnell and Thomas Meehan have constructed a clever and entertaining book which tells its

A flashy, funny, fleet of foot and – to coin a phrase – absolutely fab production of Hairspray.

Published: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 Happy days are here again, at least at Westchester Broadway Theatre. After two pallid, uninspired musicals, this popular dinner theater has gotten its groove back with a flashy, funny, fleet of foot and – to coin a phrase –

Hairspray At the Westchester Broadway Theatre is a gas.

Published: Tuesday, May 8, 2012 Hairspray At the Westchester Broadway Theatre is a gas. Originally a 1988 film by John Waters, the 2002 Broadway production won 8 Tony Awards. The story: chubby girl competes with Miss Perfect for a spot on a TV show.

HAIRSPRAY Has Something For Everyone

Published: Monday, May 7, 2012 The new musical, Hairspray, currently playing at the Westchester Broadway Theatre, has something for everyone. It is a light-hearted story that tackles some very serious issues. It validates the concept that if one

HAIRSPRAY Bids You Welcome to the 60's!

Published: Friday, May 4, 2012 HAIRSPRAY BY JAMES F. COTTER For the Times Herald-Record ELMSFORD – “Hairspray” bids you “Welcome to the 60s” in the person of Tracy Turnblad, a Baltimore teenager who dreams of finding fame on a TV dance program and

"Legally Blonde” brings glamour to Westchester Broadway Theatre!

Published: Friday, April 20, 2012 Written by MICHELLE JACOBY "Omigod You Guys,” “Legally Blonde is now playing at the Westchester Broadway Theatre and it is a must see. The highly entertaining production is fun from start to finish. The stylish show has

Legally Blonde...breezy, light, escapist fare!

Published: Friday, April 20, 2012 Legally Blonde (book by Heather Hach and songs by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin) is breezy, light, escapist fare. This production, directed by Jonathan Stahl, benefits enormously from having a perfectly cast star: Kelly

A Brand New CHEF is at the Helm at Westchester Broadway Theatre!

Published: Monday, April 16, 2012 Westchester Broadway Theatre happily welcomes our new executive chef, Alexandra Sampaio. Alex was born and raised in Tarrytown, NY. She is a graduate with a degree in Culinary Arts from The Art Institute of New York.

‘Legally Blond’ from film to stage in Westchester

Published: Monday, April 9, 2012 ‘Legally Blond’ from film to stage in Westchester By Tom Holehan, Special to the Post-Chronicle You don’t have to be a teenage girl to thoroughly enjoy “Legally Blonde.” The Broadway musical version of the hit 2001 film

“Legally Blonde” is energetic and easy to enjoy

Published: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 Just in time to celebrate college admissions, Westchester Broadway Theatre brings us “Legally Blonde,” the award-winning film and Broadway musical by Laurence O’Keefe and Nell Benjamin, with book by Heather Hach. A young

Theater Review: Legally Blonde at the Westchester Broadway Theatre, Elmsford, NY

Published: Tuesday, April 3, 2012 Hudson Valley Magazine’s Poptional Reading blog reviews Legally Blonde, now showing at the Westchester Broadway Theatre (through Apr. 29, 2012) By Marisa LaScala Legally Blonde is what Greasewould be if Sandy demanded that

MUSICAL "LEGALLY BLONDE" IS NOT TO BE MISSED!

Published: Monday, April 2, 2012 MUSICAL "LEGALLY BLONDE" IS NOT TO BE MISSED! BY JAMES F. COTTER For the Times Herald-Record ELMSFORD – “Legally Blonde,” the hit 2001 movie, became a Broadway musical in 2007 with music and lyrics by Laurence O’Keefe and

LEGALLY PINK Fundraiser for Breast Cancer

Published: Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Westchester Broadway Theatre will host a fundraising event on April 5th, 2012, to help raise awareness about the great work being done to support people affected by breast cancer. On the occasion of our new show, LEGALLY

'S Wonderful: The New Gershwin Musical

Published: Monday, March 19, 2012 Okay, kid, you say you know who George Gershwin is, big deal, that guy who wrote Porgy andBess back in the Middle Ages. And smoked cigars. Eeeuuww. Oh, yeah, and played the piano, especially “Rhapsody in Blue” which is,

Gershwins' 'Wonderful' is just that

Published: Thursday, March 8, 2012 We are in a Gershwin moment. There’s the revival of “The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bess” on Broadway — starring Westchester’s Audra McDonald. At the end of the month, another Westchester resident, Kelli O’Hara, comes to

'S Wonderful at WBT

Published: Tuesday, March 6, 2012 George and Ira Gershwin are celebrated for their songs in "'S Wonderful," a review of their musical careers at the Westchester Broadway Theatre. Conceived, written and directed by Ray Roderick, the musical swings along with

'S Wonderful Review

Published: Monday, March 5, 2012 Springtime is just around the corner. The old adage tells us that Spring is the season in which a young man's fancy turns to love. The Westchester Broadway Theatre is currently showcasing Ray Roderick's "S Wonderful" The

‘S Wonderful Gershwin Tunes At Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Monday, March 5, 2012 A man in the front row beams as his colleagues serenade him with “Happy Birthday.” This is a special evening for him, and these work friends are celebrating at Westchester Broadway Theatre. That’s what this Equity dinner

Westchester Broadway Theatre: The Perfect Place for Dinner and a Show

Published: Tuesday, February 28, 2012 Founded by Bill Stutler and Bob Funking in on July 9, 1974, the Westchester Broadway Theatre is New York State's longest running year-round professional theatre company. Almost 38 years later, it has become Westchester

"Big roles, ‘Big River"

Published: Thursday, January 26, 2012 When the Family Theater Production of “Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” pushes off the shore next week on a monthlong run at Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford, it’ll be led by two 24-year-olds who took entirely different journeys to the dinner-theater stage.

"My Fair Lady" and Nine More Musicals Set for Westchester Broadway Theatre in 2012

Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 "My Fair Lady" returned and will run through January 29 at the Westchester Broadway Dinner Theatre, Elmsford, then it''s more musicals all the way through the year. I caught "Fair Lady" for the second time last week and it

Comic wants to show off suburbs

Published: Tuesday, January 10, 2012 John will perform at Westchester Broadway Theatre on Jan. 23, 2012

Westchester Broadway Theatre Production of "My Fair Lady" Is Elegant...Rated Four Stars!!!!

Published: Thursday, November 17, 2011 Before a packed Press Night house, Westchester Broadway Theater's 171st production "My Fair Lady" was well received.

Westchester Broadway Theater Auditions School Kids

Published: Wednesday, November 2, 2011 Aspiring child actors can soon try out for a part in The Westchester Broadway Theater's production of the musical "Home for the Holidays."

A Loverly ‘Fair Lady’ in Westchester

Published: Wednesday, October 12, 2011 A return visit to Lerner and Loewe’s most popular musical, “My Fair Lady”, is always a welcome treat. And when done as well as it is currently being rendered at the Westchester Broadway Theatre, the pleasures are even more in evidence.

An Evening at Our Own Westchester Broadway Theatre

Published: Sunday, September 25, 2011 For the last 37 years, Broadway has had an outpost right in Elmsford at the Westchester Broadway Theatre.

Westchester Broadway Theatre Raises Money For Vets

Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2011 The Westchester Broadway Theatre is raising money to support veterans. Patrons are invited to make donations during the performances of “My Fair Lady” and the special events on Monday and Tuesday nights, according to Pia Haas, the theater’s director of press and public relations.

'In the Heights' packs a wallop in Westchester

Published: Wednesday, December 31, 1969 "In the Heights," with music and lyrics by Lin-Manuel Miranda and book by Quiara Alegria Hudes, exploded on the Broadway scene in 2008 at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, after productions in Connecticut in 2005 and