Iowa Stage Theatre Company has announced that its production of "Adore Us! Line" has shattered previous ticket sales records for the organization. Seven of the nine performances were sold out, and total occupancy was 99% of capacity for the entire run. Additionally, the show was featured in many national media stories, including this lengthy video story produced by The New Yorker.
(Added February 3, 2020)
"Six-On-Six" nominated for four Cloris Awards
The 2018 Epic Stage Productions/Urbandale Community Theatre co-production of RJF's "Six-On-Six: The Musical" received four Cloris Award nominations for the 2018-19 theatre season. Nominated were: Alison Shafer (Best Choreography), Taylor Millar (Best Actress In A Leading Role), and Craig Irvin and John Butz (Best Actor In A Supporting Role). For more information about The Cloris Awards, click here.
(Added August 15, 2019)
Laura Benanti premieres new RJF song
A new song by RJF, commissioned by Sheas Performing Arts Center in Buffalo, NY, was premiered at the organization's annual gala in April 2019. Broadway legend and Tony Award-winning actor Laura Benanti performed the song and dedicated it to the event's guest of honor, four-time Tony Award-winning producer Albert Nocciolino. For a photo of Ms. Benanti and Mr. Nocciolino holding a framed copy of the sheet music, click here.
(Added March 15, 2019; Updated June 15, 2019)
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