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My View: World Premier of William Finn’s The Royal Family Of Broadway Announced by Barrington Stage Company

My View: World Premier of William Finn’s The Royal Family Of Broadway Announced by Barrington Stage Company

BSC’s artistic director and founder Julianne Boyd recently announced that Barrington Stage Company will kick off the 2018 season with The World Premier of The Royal Family Of Broadway A New Musical with Book by Tony Award Winner Rachel Sheinkin and Music & Lyrics by Tony Award Winner William Finn. It is Choreographed by Tony Award Nominee & Emmy Award Winner Joshua Bergasse  and Directed by Tony Award Winner John Rando.  The 2018 SEASON will also include West Side Story directed by Julianne Boyd which celebrates the 100th birthday of Leonard Bernstein & Jerome Robbins.

There will be many members of the “Royal Family of Barrington Stage” performing and attending The BSC New York City Benefit at the legendary Friars Club on November 13th.  At the event the William Finn Award For Excellence In Musical Theatre will be presented to Joe Iconis.  The evenings Honorary Chairs are Ted Chapin, Kurth Deutsch, Marrin Mazzie & Jason Danieley.  Eda Sorokoff is Chair and Clara F. Londoner and Rosita Sarnoff are co-chairs.  Tickets can be obtained by contacting

Barrington Stage Company

Joe Iconis

Eda Sorokoff & William Finn

William Finn & Julianne Boyd, Artistic Director


Stephen studied at the Manhattan School of Music. Besides being a pianist, Stephen’s business career was in the Fashion Industry. He was CEO of a textile manufacturing facility and President of an international textile machinery company. Stephen was on the Board of Directors of the “First All Children’s Theatre” which brought the Stephen Schwartz musical The Trip and Captain Louie to the Kennedy Center in Wash DC. His wife Eda, an interior space designer and classical pianist was on the Board of Barrington Stage Company and is still active at BSC. Stephen’s photographs, videos and articles appear on, and The New York Observer. He is active in the entertainment events at the Friars Club, where he is a member. Stephen is thrilled to be the cabaret/ music and co-theatre editor. email:

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