Michael J Moritz Jr will be a producer for the upcoming 2013 National Tour of Evita. The show, featuring lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber, tells the story of the life of Argentine political leader Eva Perón.
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The 2019 Tony Award nominations were announced on Tuesday, April 30th. Hadestown leads with 14 nominations, including Best Musical, Best Director of a Musical, Best Book of a Musical, Best Original Score, and Best Leading Actress in A Musical.
The Anaïs Mitchell musical, directed by Rachel Chavkin and co-produced by Michael J. Moritz Jr., stars Reeve Carney (Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark), Amber Gray (Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Comet of 1812) Eva Noblezada (Tony Award Nominee for Miss Saigon), Andre De Shields, and Patrick Page.
The Broadway production of Hadestown will release an Original Broadway Cast recording on all major digital and streaming platforms on June 7th, 2019.
On Wednesday, April 17th, 2019 Hadestown opened at the Walter Kerr Theatre on Broadway. The Anaïs Mitchell musical, directed by Rachel Chavkin and co-produced by Michael J. Moritz Jr., stars Reeve Carney (Spiderman: Turn Off The Dark), Amber Gray (Natasha, Pierre, and The Great Comet of 1812) Eva Noblezada (Tony Award Nominee for Miss Saigon), and Patrick Page.
Michael J. Moritz Jr. will co-produce Hadestown: The Musical, opening at The Walter Kerr theatre on Broadway in March 2019!
On Tuesday, November 13th, 2018 Hadestown opened in the Olivier Theatre at The National Theatre in London. Michael J. Moritz Jr. will co-produce the Hadestown transfer to Broadway in April 2019.
Michael J Moritz Jr's current production of Beautiful: The Carole King Musical is receiving rave reviews for it's opening run in Australia at the Sydney Lyric Theatre.
On September 17th, 2017, Broadway's smash hit Beautiful: The Carole King Musical opened in Sydney, Australia. Michael J Moritz Jr serves as producer for the musical which has now staged productions on three different continents.
On August 17th, 2017, Michael J Moritz Jr's current production of Broadway's Beautiful: The Carol King Musical will play its 1,500th show at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical will open its newest production in Sydney, Australia on September 23rd. Michael J Moritz Jr will once again serve as producer for this show as it enters it spreads to its third continent! The show will take place at the Sydney Lyric Theatre and will star Esther Hannaford as Carole King.
Today marks the release of the Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording of A Dog Story. Michael J Moritz Jr is a producer of this new recording which will has been released on the Broadway Records label.
Michael J Moritz Jr was involved with NBC's The Wiz Live! as an executive producer of the album. This production was the third live musical airing on NBC when it premiered on December 3, 2015. The album was made available on December 18, 2015.
Michael J Moritz Jr serves as Music Supervisor for the newest production of A Night With Janis Joplin that will run from August 18th through September 10th at the Barter Theatre in Abingdon, Virginia. The role of Janis Joplin will be played by the powerful Kelly McIntyre.
Michael will act as Music Supervisor for the upcoming production of A Night With Janis Joplin running at the Alley Theatre in Houston, Texas. The show will run from August 19th through September 18th and stars Kacee Clanton as Janis Joplin.
The Capital Repertory Theatre starts their run of A Night With Janis Joplin tonight in Albany, NY. Michael J Moritz Jr will be Music Supervisor on this production which runs from July 12th to August 9th. Kelly McIntyre is the star of the show, portraying the role of "Janis Joplin."
Michael J Moritz Jr will be the Music Supervisor for the upcoming 2016 National tour of A Night with Janis Joplin. The musical, which was written and directed by Randy Johnson, tells the story of Janis Joplin's meteoric rise to the Queen of Rock n' Roll, and pays tribute to all of the great artists that inspired her.
On February 25, 2015, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical opened up at the Aldwych Theatre in London's West End. Michael J Moritz Jr serves as a producer of the show. Michael Billington of The Guardian says, "Katie Brayben... makes the big leap into playing Carole King with admirable skill: she conveys her essential normality, love for music and longing for domestic harmony."
On December 4, 2014, NBC aired the live television event of "Peter Pan Live!" The musical starred Allison Williams and Christopher Walken as Peter Pan and Captain Hook, respectively. Michael J Moritz Jr was a producer on the live album, released on Broadway Records on December 16, 2014.
The revival of the hit musical On The Town opened at Broadway's Lyric Theatre on October 16, 2014. Michael J Moritz Jr is a producer of this new show which features a talented cast including Tony Yazbeck, Alysha Umphress, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Megan Fairchild, Jackie Hoffman, and Elizabeth Stanley.
The Original Cast recording of "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" is now available for purchase! The album which stars Jessie Mueller as Carole King is released on Ghostlight Records.
On April 21, 2014 at the Booth Theatre in NYC, The Velocity of Autumn opened on Broadway. Michael J Moritz Jr is a producer of this show which stars the critically acclaimed actress Estelle Parsons.
Beautiful: The Carole King Musical opened on Broadway January 12, 2014 at the Stephen Sondheim Theatre. Michael J Moritz Jr is a producer of this original Broadway production, which stars Jessie Mueller in the title role, along with Anika Larsen, Jake Epstein, and Jarrod Spector.
A Night With Janis Joplin opened up at Broadway's Lyceum Theatre on October 10, 2013. Michael J Moritz Jr is a producer of this production which stars Mary Bridget Davies as the title role of Janis Joplin.
"Big Fish: A New Musical" officially opened on Broadway on October 10, 2013. Michael J Moritz Jr serves as producer for this production that opened at the Neil Simon Theatre. The cast includes Bobby Steggert, Norbert Leo Butz, Kate Baldwin and Brad Oscar.
The North American tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Evita commenced in Fall 2013. Michael J Moritz Jr will be serving as a producer for this new touring production.
On January 28, 2013, "From Broadway With Love: A Benefit Concert For Sandy Hook" took place. It was a concert of healing for the Newtown community where composers, musicians and more than 100 stars of Broadway came together with over 300 students from several Newtown schools and creative groups to put on this benefit. Michael J Moritz Jr served as a pianist on the show, and was a co-producer on the live album and DVD/Blu-Ray.