Movin' Out (musical)

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Movin' Out is a 2002 jukebox musical featuring the songs of Billy Joel.wikipedia
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Movin' Out is a 2002 jukebox musical featuring the songs of Billy Joel.

Twyla Tharp

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Conceived by Twyla Tharp, the musical tells the story of a generation of American youth growing up on Long Island during the 1960s and their experiences with the Vietnam War.
This company also performed around the world, and with it Tharp developed the material that became Movin' Out, an award-winning Broadway musical featuring the songs of Billy Joel and starring many of the dancers in the company.

Darren Holden (musician)

Darren Holden
Darren Holden was the primary lead Piano Man and star for the entire run of the tour, understudied by Matt Wilson (2004), Charlie Neshyba-Hodges (2004), James Fox (2005) and Matthew Friedman (2006).
Darren Holden (born 4 July 1972) is an Irish singer-songwriter who has performed on Broadway as part of Riverdance and Movin' Out and in the national tours for both shows.

Elizabeth Parkinson

Directed and choreographed by Tharp, the cast included Michael Cavanaugh, Darren Holden, Wade Preston, Elizabeth Parkinson, John Selya, Keith Roberts, Henry Haid, Ashley Tuttle, Benjamin Bowman, and Scott Wise.
She is best known for playing Brenda in the original production of the musical Movin' Out.

Keith Roberts (dancer)

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Directed and choreographed by Tharp, the cast included Michael Cavanaugh, Darren Holden, Wade Preston, Elizabeth Parkinson, John Selya, Keith Roberts, Henry Haid, Ashley Tuttle, Benjamin Bowman, and Scott Wise.
He has worked extensively with Twyla Tharp since 1988, originating leading roles in most of her ballets at ABT and Twyla Tharp Dance, and in her Broadway shows Movin' Out and Come Fly Away and has regularly staged Twyla Tharp ballets worldwide.

Movin' Out (Anthony's Song)

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The principal characters are drawn from those who appeared in various Joel tunes: high school sweethearts Brenda and Eddie ("Scenes from an Italian Restaurant"), James ("James"), Judy ("Why Judy Why"), and Tony (Anthony in "Movin' Out").
The Twyla Tharp Broadway dance musical Movin' Out, featuring the songs of Billy Joel, opened at New York City's Richard Rodgers Theatre on October 24, 2002, and played 1,307 performances before closing in December 2005.

Ashley Tuttle

Directed and choreographed by Tharp, the cast included Michael Cavanaugh, Darren Holden, Wade Preston, Elizabeth Parkinson, John Selya, Keith Roberts, Henry Haid, Ashley Tuttle, Benjamin Bowman, and Scott Wise.
Ashley Tuttle is an American musical theatre actress and dancer who is best known for her role in the musical Movin' Out, which earned her a Tony Award nomination in the category of "Best Performance by a Featured Actress".

Holly Cruikshank

Holly Cruikshank, in the role of Brenda, won the 2005 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Non-Resident Production.
She is known for her role as Brenda in the Billy Joel/Twyla Tharp musical Movin' Out, and has also danced lead roles in two other Tony-award-winning Broadway musicals: Fosse and Contact.

Billy Joel

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Movin' Out is a 2002 jukebox musical featuring the songs of Billy Joel.
Joel often uses bits of these songs as interludes in live performances, and some of them are part of the score for the hit show Movin' Out.

Matthew Friedman

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Darren Holden was the primary lead Piano Man and star for the entire run of the tour, understudied by Matt Wilson (2004), Charlie Neshyba-Hodges (2004), James Fox (2005) and Matthew Friedman (2006). A second national tour opened in Atlantic City on June 14, 2007 with Matthew Friedman and Kyle Martin in the lead role of Piano Man.
Friedman played the role of the Piano Man in the first national touring company of the musical, Movin' Out.

James Fox (singer)

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Darren Holden was the primary lead Piano Man and star for the entire run of the tour, understudied by Matt Wilson (2004), Charlie Neshyba-Hodges (2004), James Fox (2005) and Matthew Friedman (2006).
Consequently, Tim Rice recommended him for the lead role in the Billy Joel/Twyla Tharp musical Movin' Out in America.

Scott Wise

Directed and choreographed by Tharp, the cast included Michael Cavanaugh, Darren Holden, Wade Preston, Elizabeth Parkinson, John Selya, Keith Roberts, Henry Haid, Ashley Tuttle, Benjamin Bowman, and Scott Wise.
In addition to playing the Drill Sergeant and Sergeant O'Leary in the rock ballet, Movin' Out (2002), Wise was Twyla Tharp's assistant choreographer and assistant director.

Kyle Martin (musician)

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A second national tour opened in Atlantic City on June 14, 2007 with Matthew Friedman and Kyle Martin in the lead role of Piano Man.
He is best known for his role as the "Piano Man" in the Billy Joel/Twyla Tharp Broadway musical, Movin' Out, during the 2007–2009 National Tour.

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The show is unusual in that, unlike the traditional musical, it essentially is a series of dances linked by a thin plot, and none of the dancers sing.
Following the earlier success of Buddy – The Buddy Holly Story, these have included Movin' Out (2002, based on the tunes of Billy Joel), Jersey Boys (2006, The Four Seasons), Rock of Ages (2009, featuring classic rock of the 1980s) and many others.

John Selya

Directed and choreographed by Tharp, the cast included Michael Cavanaugh, Darren Holden, Wade Preston, Elizabeth Parkinson, John Selya, Keith Roberts, Henry Haid, Ashley Tuttle, Benjamin Bowman, and Scott Wise.
He played the character "Eddie" in the show Movin' Out for which he received the 2003 Tony and Drama Desk nominations for Best Male Dancer and Lead Actor in a musical and won the 2003 TDF/Astaire Award for Best Male Dancer in a Musical and the Theater World Award.

Scenes from an Italian Restaurant

The principal characters are drawn from those who appeared in various Joel tunes: high school sweethearts Brenda and Eddie ("Scenes from an Italian Restaurant"), James ("James"), Judy ("Why Judy Why"), and Tony (Anthony in "Movin' Out").
The characters of Brenda and Eddie from this song became major characters in the Broadway production Movin' Out.

CIBC Theatre

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The show started in pre-Broadway try-outs at the Shubert Theatre in Chicago from June 25, 2002 through September 1, 2002.
Movin' Out, based on the songs of Billy Joel and conceived, choreographed and directed by Twyla Tharp, premiered in June 2002.

Charlie Neshyba-Hodges

Darren Holden was the primary lead Piano Man and star for the entire run of the tour, understudied by Matt Wilson (2004), Charlie Neshyba-Hodges (2004), James Fox (2005) and Matthew Friedman (2006).
In January, 2004, he opened Tharp's first national tour of Movin' Out (musical), and in 2005 he began workshopping Tharp's The Times They Are A-Changin' (musical).

Apollo Victoria Theatre

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The West End production opened on April 10, 2006, at London's Apollo Victoria Theatre where, despite receiving mostly solid reviews, it ran for less than two months, closing on May 2, 2006.
This was followed on 10 April 2006 by the jukebox musical Movin' Out, featuring the music of Billy Joel.

Prelude/Angry Young Man

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It is also included in the Broadway show Movin' Out.

Michael Cavanaugh (musician)

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Directed and choreographed by Tharp, the cast included Michael Cavanaugh, Darren Holden, Wade Preston, Elizabeth Parkinson, John Selya, Keith Roberts, Henry Haid, Ashley Tuttle, Benjamin Bowman, and Scott Wise.
Michael Cavanaugh (born 1972, Cleveland, Ohio, United States) is an actor, musician and singer most famous for playing the piano and lead vocals in the band for the Broadway musical Movin' Out.

Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical

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Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical

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Theatre World Award

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