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BWW Flashback: SILENCE! the Musical Ends Two-Year Run Off-Broadway Today by broadwayworld.com

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL will end its triumphant two-year run today, July 7th, 2013, at the Elektra Theatre. The production will have played a total of 529 performances and eight previews. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back through the parody’s time off-Broadway!

Winner of the 2012 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, Silence! The Musical is the unauthorized parody of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, with book by Hunter Bellmusic & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli. After opening initially at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011, the show immediately became a sold-out phenomenon and was selected by Time Magazine as one of the year’s Top 5 Musicals on or Off-Broadway.

With Sean McDermott (star of Broadway‘s MISS SAIGON, GREASE, FALSETTOS, and STARLIGHT EXPRESS) as Hannibal Lecter, the cast of Silence! The Musical also features Laura Jordan (as Clarice Starling), David AyersHoward KayeTyler Maynard, Sarah O’Gleby, Ronica V. ReddickKevin SpirtasKimberly SternCharlie WilliamsNatalie Joy Johnson, and Kevin Zak.

Set design for Silence! The Musical is by three-time Tony winner Scott Pask, with costume design by David Kaley, lighting design by Tony winner Jeff Croiter, sound design by Carl Casella, and orchestrations by Brian J. Nash.

Final 3 Performances! SILENCE! to close Sunday

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL will end its triumphant two-year run this Sunday, July 7th at the Elektra Theatre. The show’s producer, Theater Mogul, is currently negotiating licensing deals for future SILENCE! productions to open during the 2013-14 season in major markets across the country and around the world.

Winner of the 2012 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, SILENCE! THE MUSICAL is the unauthorized parody of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, with book by Hunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli. After opening initially at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews, the show immediately became a sold-out phenomenon and was selected by Time Magazine as one of the year’s Top 5 Musicals on or Off-Broadway. See more…

SILENCE! announces Memorial Day Weekend Schedule

SILENCE! The Musical will play a special enhanced holiday schedule this weekend at the Elektra Theatre in the heart of Times Square. The Memorial Day weekend performance schedule will be both Saturday andSunday at 2 & 7 PM. Winner of the 2012 Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, SILENCE! THE MUSICAL is the unauthorized parody of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, with book byHunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli. After opening initially at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews, the show immediately became a sold-out phenomenon and was selected by Time Magazine as one of the year’s Top 5 Musicals. See more………

Silence! The Musical celebrates 500 performances

Off-Broadway’s smash hit “Silence! The Musical” is celebrating its 500th performance this Saturday at the Elektra Theatre in Times Square. Silence! has been running since July 2011, with a book by Hunter Bell and music and lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan. Tony Award winner Christopher Gatelli directs and choreographs. See more…… 

Silence! the Musical welcomes Kevin Spirtas, Tyler Maynard and Sarah O’Gleby

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Silence! The Musical, which plays Off-Broadway’s Elektra Theatre, welcomes a trio of new actors beginning May 4: Kevin Spirtas (Dr. Chilton), Tyler Maynard (Sgt. Pembry) and Sarah O’Gleby (Dream Clarice). Spirtas has appeared on Broadway in A Chorus Line (Mike), The Boy from Oz(standby for Hugh Jackman) and Meet Me in St. Louis (Warren Sheffield). His numerous film and TV credits include “Friends,” “Married with Children,” “Quantum Leap,” “L.A. Heat,” “Silk Stalkings,” “Fired Up,” “Defying Gravity,” “A Match Made in Heaven,” “Striking Resemblance” and “Days of Our Lives” (eight seasons as Dr. Craig Wesley). He also starred as Corny Collins in the Las Vegas production of HairspraySee more……..

Silence! will welcome stage and screen star Kevin Spirtas

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Silence! The Musical, which recently resumed performances Off-Broadway at the Elektra Theatre, will welcome Kevin Spirtas to the role of Dr. Hannibal Lecter’s nemesis, Dr. Chilton, beginning May 4. Tyler Maynard, as previously reported, steps into the role of the hapless Sgt. Pembry that same day. Kevin Spirtas has appeared on Broadway in A Chorus Line (Mike), The Boy from Oz(standby for Hugh Jackman) and Meet Me in St. Louis (Warren Sheffield). His numerous film and TV credits include “Friends,” “Married with Children,” “Quantum Leap,” “L.A. Heat,” “Silk Stalkings,” “Fired Up,” “Defying Gravity,” “A Match Made in Heaven,” “Striking Resemblance” and “Days of Our Lives” (eight seasons as Dr. Craig Wesley). He also starred as Corny Collins in the Las Vegas production of HairspraySee more… 

Silence! will welcome the Little Mermaid’s Tyler Maynard

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Silence! The Musical, which recently resumed performances Off-Broadway at the Elektra Theatre, will welcome Tyler Maynard to the role of the hapless Sgt. Pembry beginning May 4.Tyler Maynard, who was honored as Outstanding Breakthrough Actor at the 2005 Theatre World Awards for his performance in Altar Boyz, has been seen on Broadway in Mamma Mia!, The Little Mermaid (as Flotsam), Mary Poppins andOn a Clear DayYou Can See Forever. See more…..

Silence! Extends Run at the Elektra Theatre Through 9/1

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Due to overwhelming demand, the producers of Silence! The Musical today put a new block of tickets on sale through September 1st.

2012′s Off Broadway Alliance Award for Best Musical, Silence! The Musical is the unauthorized parody of THE SILENCE OF THE LAMBS, with book by Hunter Bell, music & lyrics by Jon and Al Kaplan, and direction & choreography by Tony Award winner Christopher Gattelli. After opening initially at Theatre 80 on July 9, 2011 to unanimous rave reviews, SILENCE! was extended numerous times by popular demand and transferred theatres twice, ultimately landing at the new Elektra Theatre in Times Square which was constructed especially for the show. SILENCE! was also selected by Time Magazine as one of 2011′s Top 5 Musicals (on or Off-Broadway). See more…… 

Lucille Lortel Awards – 2012 Nominations

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Silence! Nominated for Outstanding Musical and Outstanding Choreographer Read more at Lortelaward.com

SILENCE! The Musical Extends to September 2

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SILENCE! will not be silenced! One of Off-Broadway’s biggest current hits, SILENCE! The Musical — the tuneful spoof that’s an unauthorized parody of the Oscar-winning film Silence of the Lambs — has extended its run at Performance Space 122 through September 2. Read more at NYLuxury.com