BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Central NY in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Rhinebeck Writers Retreat Accepting Applications from Musical Theatre Writers for Summer 2012


Kathy Evans, Founder and Executive Director of the Rhinebeck Writers Retreat, announced that applications for summer 2012 are now being accepted. Musical theatre writers may apply as a team with one ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Greta Oglesby Leads Kushner & Tesori's Caroline, or Change at Syracuse Stage


Running February 1-26, Caroline, or Change will be performed in the Archbold Theatre at Syracuse Stage, 820 East Genesee Street.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

KTC's World Premiere Play Call Me Waldo Opens 1/21


Start the New Year with a transcendental twist with the Kitchen Theatre Company's world premiere comedy Call Me Waldo, with previews on January 18, 19, and 20. Opening Night is January 21. It runs for... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

AVENUE Q Extends Run to March 11


MusicalFare Theatre have anounced an additional week of performances for Avenue Q. The show will now run until March 11.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

BWW Reviews: Drying Like A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Rochester's Geva Theatre


Lorraine Hansberry's A RAISIN IN THE SUN is one of those canonic, American plays that is a regional theater favorite and is almost undisputedly good. This means Hansberry's writing is rarely questione... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

BWW Reviews: CAROLINE, OR CHANGE is Part History Lesson, Part Life Lesson


Powerhouse cast -- led by Greta Oglesby -- begins performance run at Syracuse Stage... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

BWW Reviews: RED Paints a Portrait of Humanity at Syracuse Stage


Humanity's penchant for observing suffering is part of the reason breaking news segments, thriller novels, soap operas and horror movies thrive: these mediums contain stories filled with elements of d... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Geva Theatre Center's 40th Anniversary Season to Include AVENUE Q and More


Geva Theatre Center's Artistic Director Mark Cuddy and Executive Director Tom Parrish today announced the much anticipated 2012-2013 season of seven Wilson Mainstage productions and six Fielding Nexts... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

New Capital Rep Season to Include RED, ELLA, PRIDE @PREJUDICE


Albany's Capital Repertory Theatre announces its 2012 - 2013 season -- and a new play development collaborative effort with Proctors, the Schenectady-based arts and entertainment complex.... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

BWW Reviews: BROKE-OLOGY Offers Rich Theatricality at Ithaca's Kitchen Theatre


Set in a gang-run, poor neighborhood in Kansas City, Kan. BROKE-OLOGY is about family, fatherhood, regret and the choices people make surrounding the three.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

BWW Reviews: Geva Theatre's SUPERIOR DONUTS Serves Sweet Sampling of Relationships


Tracy Letts's script is brought to life by a small, intimate cast sprinkled with local performers. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Photo Flash: Scenes The Actors Studio Drama School 2012 MFA Repertory Season


The Actors Studio Drama School at Pace University's 2012 MFA Repertory Season (April 18 - 21) presents: Scenes from the THE VOICE OF THE TURTLE, ORANGE FLOWER WATER, and RED LIGHT WINTER. We have a ... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Cortland Rep Kicks Off 41st Season with THE LADIES MAN, 6/6-16


Cortland Repertory Theatre kicks off its 41st season at the Little York Pavilion with the regional premiere of a hysterical new farce "The Ladies Man", written by Charles Morey, who "freely translated... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Noah Stewart, Deborah Voigt and More Join Glimmerglass Season


The Glimmerglass Festival, the Central New York summer opera and musical company, has announced its full schedule for the 2012 season, including concert performances by Eric Owens, Deborah Voigt and D... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Bard SummerScape 2012 to Feature Peter Dinklage in THE IMAGIINARY INVALID and More


The ninth annual Bard SummerScape presents The Imaginary Invalid ("Le malade imaginaire," 1673), a classic comedy of manners by Molière, France's undisputed master of the genre.... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

CRT Presents GREASE, 6/20-7/7


Cortland Repertory Theatre invites one and all to travel back in time to the rockin' and rollin' 1950's with their next production, the blockbuster musical "Grease", which has book, music and lyrics b... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Photo Flash: Cortland Rep's GREASE Opens Tonight


Cortland Repertory Theatre invites one and all to travel back in time to the rockin' and rollin' 1950's with its next production, the blockbuster musical "Grease", which has book, music and lyrics by ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Breakdown Services Offers Scholarship for Syracuse University Casting Program Students


Breakdown Services has been working with casting directors since it opened its doors 40 years ago. When founder Gary Marsh attended the most recent CSA Artios awards and heard an announcement about a ... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

STAGE TUBE: Interview With Composer of SONGS FROM A GLASS HALF FULL


Gail P. Luna and 204 Main presents SONGS FROM A GLASS HALF FULL, a musical revue, about the different perspectives we take toward the moments in our lives, with lyrics by Sharon Springs' very own Drew... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

SONGS FROM A GLASS HALF FULL Gets Sharon Springs Workshop, 7/27-28


Gail P. Luna and 204 Main presents SONGS FROM A GLASS HALF FULL, a musical revue, about the different perspectives we take toward the moments in our lives, with lyrics by Sharon Springs' very own Drew... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Photo Flash: First Look at Glimmerglass Festival's AIDA


The Glimmerglass Festival kicked off its 2012 season on July 7 with a new production of Verdi's Aida directed by Glimmerglass Artistic & General Director, Francesca Zambello. BroadwayWorld has a firs... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Geva Completes Casting for YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU


Geva Theatre Center's 40th Anniversary Season gets off to a stellar start with You Can't Take It With You by Moss Hart and George S. Kaufman, directed by Mark Cuddy.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

DIXIE'S TUPPERWARE PARTY Launches 5th Season of National Tour, 8/9


Dixie's Tupperware Party, the hilarious Off-Broadway show starring Dixie Longate (2008 Drama Desk Nomination), will launch the fifth season of its national tour with a multi-city schedule beginning Au... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Geva's Director of Artistic Engagement Set for Playwriting Seminar in Estonia


Sean Daniels, Geva's newly appointed Director of Artistic Engagement/Artist at Large, will head off to Estonia this week for "Stage Island" the International Seminar on Contemporary Playwriting on Hii... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

BWW TV: Scenes from Finger Lakes' SPELLING BEE at Merry-Go-Round Playhouse


The Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival presents SPELLING BEE at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, now playing through September 29. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production below.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes at Merry Go Round Playhouse for CABARET!


CABARET, which ran at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse in Auburn, has been remixed with a new video - see clips from the show, behind the scenes and more below! ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Photo Flash: Susannah Berryman and More in Hangar Theatre's THE TRIP TO BOUNTIFUL


The fifth production of the 2012 Hangar season is a true American classic, Horton Foote's The Trip to Bountiful. This intensely moving and riveting story of acceptance and coming home again will be di... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Photo Flash: First Look at Sandra Karas, Maureen Quigley and More in Finger Lakes' NUNSENSE at the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse


The Merry-Go-Round Playhouse has announced the return of Sandra Karas to The Playhouse stage in the role of Mother Superior in "Nunsense," the final production of the 2012 Finger Lakes Musical Theatre... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

The Kitchen Theatre Company Presents OPUS, 10/17-11/11


Sex, Drugs and Chamber Music! The Kitchen Theatre Company's 22nd Season continues with a deliciously constructed and dramatic play about a renowned string quartet. Equal parts mystery, romance, and ba... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Downstairs Cabaret Theatre Presents MOTHERHOOD THE MUSICAL, Now thru 11/18


Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, in collaboration with GFOUR Productions (producers of Menopause the Musical and winners of more than 30 Tony Awards), has announced what promises to be Rochester's next hit... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Photo Flash: First Look at Downstairs Cabaret Theatre's MOTHERHOOD THE MUSICAL


Downstairs Cabaret Theatre, in collaboration with GFOUR Productions (producers of Menopause the Musical and winners of more than 30 Tony Awards), has announced what promises to be Rochester's next hit... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Rochester Community Players Add Extra Show Of THE TEMPEST, Closing 11/11


This is the last weekend of performance of THE TEMPEST, by William Shakespeare, the current production of The Shakespeare Players program of the Rochester Community Players, and due to popular demand ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Syracuse Stage's WHITE CHRISTMAS


Syracuse Stage presents White Christmas, based on the Paramount Pictures film with Music and Lyrics by Irving Berlin and Book by David Ives and Paul Blake. The production is directed by Paul Barnes wi... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

Brett Smock Joins Merry-Go-Round Playhouse and Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival


Brett Smock has joined the Merry-Go-Round Playhouse and Finger Lakes Musical Theatre Festival as general manager and associate artistic director. In this role, Smock will work with Producing Director ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

BWW Reviews: WICKED Brings Magic to The Landmark Theatre


It's not hard to realize why WICKED remains a huge favorite for theatergoers and even for those with a less musical inclination.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Central NY Theatre Stories for 2012

BWW Reviews: WHITE CHRISTMAS Brings the Holidays Early to Syracuse Stage


Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS is exactly what it should be: a sensational holiday feel-good experience. One that worships warm reds and greens, fervent Christmas trees, musings of snow and the cozy ... (read more...)




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