Eastwick Makes Top 13 Most Chilling & Thrilling Musicals Of All Time

Thank you, Pat Cerasaro, of BroadwayWorld.Com for including us in this stellar list. We couldn’t be more pleased and proud. “With perhaps the most undervalued and criminally underrated score on a list overflowing with exceptional song stacks, Dana Rowe and John Dempsey’s THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK is one of the most impressive musicals of the…

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Fine Company, Indeed!

John Barrowman, Philip Quast, Kathryn Evans and Krysten Cummings. What’s not to love? Could not be more pleased or honored to be in such fine company.  Click here for the full article.

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InDepth InterView: Dana Rowe on BroadwayWorld.com

      by Pat Cerasaro Today we are talking to the composing half of one of the most talented and consistently exciting songwriting teams in musical theatre, Dempsey/Rowe – the force behind ZOMBIE PROM, THE FIX, THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK, and, now, the brand new rock musical at Washington, D.C.’s lauded and progressive Signature…

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What The Critics Are Saying

“Dempsey’s lyrics are exceptionally witty, and Rowe’s music jaunty and tuneful, yet with the sophisticated sweep of a Sondheim.”  ~ TIME Magazine “Lovingly propelled by a quirkily exuberant musical score by composer Dana P. Rowe that bursts with melody and musical wit.”  ~ Mark Shenton, The Stage “Wickedly enjoyable.”  ~ TIME Magazine “Something out of…

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Episode 19: André Ward

In Episode 19 of his podcast TAKE IT FROM THE TOP, Dana speaks with André Ward about: How theatre solved the problem of what to do with an energetic little boy His Zen-like way of handling the news “no, you didn’t get the job” The key to remaining open to what the Universe has in…

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Episode 18: Ria Jones

In Episode 18 of his podcast TAKE IT FROM THE TOP, Dana speaks with Ria Jones about: What her battle with cancer taught her and why she wouldn’t trade it for anything The joy of “getting into the bones of a character” How she delights in the rehearsal process  

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Episode 17: Bill Castellino

In Episode 17 of his podcast TAKE IT FROM THE TOP, Dana speaks with Bill Castellino about: How meaning, relevance and beauty become “art” The importance of being grateful just to be in the room Why it’s not enough for a show to be “decorative” How the unexpected turn in the road is beneficial dramatically….and…

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Episode 16: Amanda McBroom

In Episode 16 of his podcast TAKE IT FROM THE TOP, Dana speaks with Amanda McBroom about: When she figured out why she didn’t need a corset on stage anymore How songs are like little movies What the difference is between humility and false humility — and how to let each of them serve you…

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Episode 15: Laurence Luckinbill

In Episode 15 of his new podcast TAKE IT FROM THE TOP, Dana speaks with Laurence Luckinbill about: Why we need to set aside time to laugh and enter our imagination What his life goals are at age 81 How he finds himself through portrayals of characters The power of ego to propel and destroy…

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Episode 14: Kelly Hall-Tompkins

In Episode 14 of his new podcast TAKE IT FROM THE TOP, Dana speaks with Broadway’s Fiddler on the Roof solo volinist, Kelly Hall-Tompkins about: In today’s episode, Kelly shares with us: Why she learned to find and follow “the unanticipated path” How she built the courage to “draw what I see, not what’s there”…

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Episode 13: Marc Tumminelli

In Episode 13 of his new podcast TAKE IT FROM THE TOP, Dana speaks with Marc Tumminelli about: What the essential ingredient is for making life “infinitely better” Why it’s important to make things happen without the fear of rejection How the “artist’s brain” is always at work and ready to help The importance of…

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Episode 12: Sierra Boggess

In Episode 10 of his new podcast TAKE IT FROM THE TOP, Dana speaks with Sierra Boggess about: Her answer to an age-old career riddle: which comes first: passion or opportunity? The value of NOT having a fallback career Why she is passionate that ANYTHING can be Broadway How to recognize the butterflies in your…

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Episode 11: Michael Strassen

In Episode 10 of his new podcast TAKE IT FROM THE TOP, Dana speaks with Michael Strassen about: How he tackled persistent stage fright as an actor Why context is everything The “mind experiment” that happens between the audience and the actors each time a show is performed, and what the director’s role is in…

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Episode 10: John Barrowman

In Episode 10 of his new podcast TAKE IT FROM THE TOP, Dana speaks with John Barrowman about: What he has in common with Ponyboy from “The Outsiders” Why nerdy people never need to apologize Why he feels compelled to advocate for LGBT rights The story of his accidental “coming out” The necessity of not…

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