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SPOTLIGHT:  Ovation and LADCC Award-winning Director Richard Israel Gives Audiences an Evening of Musical Theatre Delight with the Songs of Kander and Ebb
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SPOTLIGHT: Ovation and LADCC Award-winning Director Richard Israel Gives Audiences an Evening of Musical Theatre Delight with the Songs of Kander and Ebb

Q:  TELL US ABOUT YOUR ROLE AS A DIRECTOR AND WHAT CAPTIVATED YOU TO DIRECT THIS PRODUCTION.   RI:  As the director of the show, it’s my responsibility to make sure that all of the elements of the show – performers, music director, choreographer and design team – are aligned on a clear vision of...

Casting Announced For GRAND HOTEL at Reprise 2.0
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Casting Announced For GRAND HOTEL at Reprise 2.0

Grand Hotel is to feature Sharon Lawrence (NYPD Blue Emmy Nomination) as the Ballerina, Hal Linden (Barney Miller, The Rothschilds Tony Award) as the Doctor, Maxwell Caulfield (Grease 2, Dynasty, The Colbys) as Preysing, and Jonah Platt(NBC’s Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, “Beast” in Lythgoe Family Panto’s Beauty and the Beast – A Christmas Rose) as the Baron. Additional casting to...

BWW Interview: Valerie Perri Loves Making The Theatre WORLD GO ‘ROUND
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BWW Interview: Valerie Perri Loves Making The Theatre WORLD GO ‘ROUND

Following Reprise’s successful re-launch (as the newly christened REPRISE 2.0) with a crowd-pleasing SWEET CHARITY, REPRISE 2.0 mounts THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND on the Freud Playhouse boards beginning September 5, 2018. We had the chance to chat with one of WORLD‘s talented cast members, theatre vet Valerie Perri on being back with Reprise, while hitting highlights of her extensive theatrical career.

Sweet Charity Wins 3 Stage Scene LA Scenie Awards!
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Sweet Charity Wins 3 Stage Scene LA Scenie Awards!

Reprise 2.0’s Sweet Charity has been awarded 3 Stage Scene LA Scenie Awards! BEST PERFORMANCE FOR A MUSICAL – LAURA BELL BUNDY BEST FEATURED ENSEMBLE OF A MUSICAL – Ari Aaron, Justin Badding, Claudia Baffo, Gillian Bozajian, Victor E. Chan, Catriona Fray, Bella Hicks, Lucia Joyce, Jeffrey Landman, Amber Liekhus, Ashley Matthews, Grayson McGuire, Angeline Mirenda, Chuck...

Casting Announced for THE WORLD GOES ROUND at Reprise 2.0
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Casting Announced for THE WORLD GOES ROUND at Reprise 2.0

REPRISE 2.0, led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson, in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, announces Dawnn Lewis (This Is Us, Major Crimes and IZombie), Valerie Perri (LA Shubert Theatre Evita, Jerome Robbins‘ Broadway) Larry Cedar (Deadwood), Kelley Dorney (Annie at Hollywood Bowl) and Michael Starr (Bright Star national tour) for its production of...

SWEET CHARITY PREVIEW: THE MINUTE SHE WALKED IN THE JOINT
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SWEET CHARITY PREVIEW: THE MINUTE SHE WALKED IN THE JOINT

Like a phoenix rising from its ashes, Reprise 2.0 reboots its popular showcase for classic Broadway musicals.  After more than a decade of success, the original founder Marcia Seligson left and the series closed several years later after hard financial times. Seligson returned to helm the revamped series, announcing a new season with three shows and attracting...

Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0
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Photo Flash: Laura Bell Bundy and the Cast of SWEET CHARITY Celebrate Opening Night at Reprise 2.0

REPRISE 2.0 (led by Producing Artistic Director Marcia Seligson), in association with the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television’s Department of Theater (UCLA TFT) chaired by Brian Kite, presents its inaugural production of Sweet Charity. Directed and choreographed by Kathleen Marshall with musical direction by Gerald Sternbach, the classic Broadway hit plays through July 1 at UCLA’s Freud Playhouse....