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Hamptons International Film Festival Announces April Screenings Hamptons International Film Festival Announces April Screenings
by BWW News Desk on March 24, 2017 in Central New York

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts are pleased to announce that the Hamptons International Film Festival (HIFF) will continue their 25 Years: 25 Films series with a screening of Judy Berlin on Sunday, April 9 at 6:00pm, featuring a special appearance by lead actress Edie Falco. Ticket prices are $10 and are available online at www.baystreet.org and hamptonsfilmfest.org, or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11:00am to 5:00pm. (more...)
Kinky Friedman LIVE Next Month at Daryl's House Kinky Friedman LIVE Next Month at Daryl's House
by BWW News Desk on March 23, 2017 in Central New York

Governor of the Heart of Texas Kinky Friedman has been resurrected.  And he's hitting the road to prove it.  The legendary outlaw country singer/songwriter, novelist and self-styled Texas Jewboy's latest album, The Loneliest Man I Ever Met (Avenue A Records/Thirty Tigers), mixing originals with interpretations of the music of his greatest contemporaries, has been a hit since its 2015 release.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 24, 2017 in Central New York

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte, and BUS STOP in Denver, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Bay Street Theater Looking for Used Cars to Be Donated Bay Street Theater Looking for Used Cars to Be Donated
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in Central New York

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is currently seeking donations of used cars. Cars must be able to be driven locally, therefore need to be in decent condition though high mileage is fine. In exchange of a donated car, Bay Street Theater will provide a letter of donation. (more...)
CRT Downtown presents the Jackpot Comedy THE QUEEN OF BINGO CRT Downtown presents the Jackpot Comedy THE QUEEN OF BINGO
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in Central New York

Next on Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown's busy spring schedule is the jackpot comedy "The Queen of Bingo", by Jeanne Michels and Phyllis Murphy.  Evening performances at 7:30 PM will play on Friday and Saturday, March 31st  & April 1st, and April 7th & 8th. Matinees are available on April 2nd and 9th at 2:00 PM. Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or in person at the CRT Downtown Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at www.cortlandrep.org. CRT Downtown is located at 24 Port Watson Street in the city of Cortland. (more...)
Arena Players Theater Presents THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA? Arena Players Theater Presents THE GOAT, OR WHO IS SYLVIA?
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in Central New York

The Arena Players Repertory Theater's 2017 spring season continues as we proudly present Edward Albee's 'The Goat, or Who is Sylvia?', which opens Friday, April 14th at 8:00 p.m. in the Carriage House Theater at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, N.Y. (more...)
Syracuse University Department of Drama presents MAJOR BARBARA Syracuse University Department of Drama presents MAJOR BARBARA
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in Central New York

"The greatest of evils and the worst crime is poverty," declared George Bernard Shaw in the introduction to his famous play "Major Barbara". Written in 1906, this deliciously provocative comedy is the next offering in the Syracuse University Department of Drama season. Performances in the Storch Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/Drama complex begin March 31, with the official opening night on April 1. (more...)
Skidmore Theater's Spring 2017 Mainstage Production Skidmore Theater's Spring 2017 Mainstage Production
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in Central New York

The Skidmore College Department of Theater is pleased to announce its Spring 2017 Mainstage production, Balm in Gilead by Lanford Wilson, guest directed by international award-winning theater artist Phil Soltanoff. This updated version of Pulitzer Prize winner Lanford Wilson's first full-length play brings the world of grungy 1970s New York City to vivid life on the Skidmore stage. (more...)
CRT Downtown Welcomes Broadway Actress Jeri Sager in THIS BROAD'S WAY CRT Downtown Welcomes Broadway Actress Jeri Sager in THIS BROAD'S WAY
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Central New York

The glamour and talent of the Great White Way comes to CRT Downtown this Saturday, March 25 at 7:30, as Broadway singer, actress and recording artist Jeri Sager makes her Central New York debut with her cabaret act THIS BROAD'S WAY.  Sager will perform a songbook of some of the best loved Broadway songs, done cabaret style with piano accompaniment.   (more...)
BWW Review: WICKED Casts a Spell at The Landmark Theatre BWW Review: WICKED Casts a Spell at The Landmark Theatre
by Natasha Ashley on March 17, 2017 in Central New York

The latest musical playing at Syracuse's historical Landmark Theatre is none other than the three time Tony Award-winning musical Wicked. The successful Broadway blockbuster with music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and a book by Winnie Holzman has everything - an amazing cast, spectacular sets, gorgeous costumes, and, of course, those famous Witches of Oz. (more...)
One Night Only! The Amazing Kreskin Will Appear Light House Waterfront Cafe One Night Only! The Amazing Kreskin Will Appear Light House Waterfront Cafe
by BWW News Desk on March 17, 2017 in Central New York

For one night only,  this April Fool's Day The Amazing Kreskin will perform at the Light House Waterfront Cafe. Instead of playing childish pranks have an intimate night full of harmless laughs with The Amazing Kreskin (more...)
Photo Flash: Kitchen Theatre Company Heats Up the Winter with SEX WITH STRANGERS by Laura Eason Photo Flash: Kitchen Theatre Company Heats Up the Winter with SEX WITH STRANGERS by Laura Eason
by BWW News Desk on March 16, 2017 in Central New York

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2016-17 season and heats up the winter with Sex With Strangers, a provocative and sensuous exploration of ambition and obsession in the digital age. Sex With Strangers runs at Kitchen Theatre Company from March 12 to April 2, 2017. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at SOUVENIR at Bridge Street Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at SOUVENIR at Bridge Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk on March 16, 2017 in Central New York

On October 25, 1944, wealthy (and tone-deaf) soprano Florence Foster Jenkins and her accompanist Cosme McMoon performed a recital at Carnegie Hall. Tickets sold out weeks in advance; an estimated 2,000 people were turned away at the door. The world of music has never quite recovered. Come share the hilarious and touching tale of this unlikely pair in the musical "Souvenir" at Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre March 16th through the 26th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 17, 2017 in Central New York

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre, SPAMILTON in Chicago, SWSX coverage in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Hudson Stage Presents THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES Hudson Stage Presents THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES
by BWW News Desk on March 16, 2017 in Central New York

Hudson Stage proudly presents the farcical romp THE HOUND OF THE BASKERVILLES, adapted from Arthur Conan Doyle's novel by Steven Canny and John Nicholson. It will leave you howling! (more...)
Theater: The Art of Making a Comedy Work Theater: The Art of Making a Comedy Work
by BWW News Desk on March 14, 2017 in Central New York

Kieron Barry's new play, The Official Adventures of Kieron and Jade, is a comedy with pain and loss at its center.  "I needed it to be fizzy as champagne," he said, "albeit with a shard of broken glass at the bottom.  The story is something awful and grief laden that makes a room full of people laugh." (more...)
John Guare's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Plays The Red House Arts Center This Spring John Guare's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Plays The Red House Arts Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk on March 13, 2017 in Central New York

The Red House Arts Center continues its 2017 season with Six Degrees of Separation, by award-winning playwright John Guare which runs now through March 18th. Diamonds and denim clash in this fast-paced and wildly clever play inspired by true events. (more...)
Bridge Street Theatre Presents The First Evening in 2017 Cabaret Series TOM ANDERSON: MY FAVORITE SINGS! Bridge Street Theatre Presents The First Evening in 2017 Cabaret Series TOM ANDERSON: MY FAVORITE SINGS!
by BWW News Desk on March 12, 2017 in Central New York

It's back! Bridge Street Theatre' hugely popular Cabaret Series returns to Catskill on April 8th at 8:00pm. And the first installment will feature series curator (and part time Catskill resident) Tom Andersen himself in an exhilarating evening of tunes from the Great American Songbook, Broadway, Country Music, and his own teeming and talented brain called "My Favorite Sings". And to give the evening an even more distinctive "local" twist, Mr. Andersen will be joined onstage by Jumbo Bungalow - the husband-and-wife team of Catskill ukulele virtuoso extraordinaire Carmen Borgia and BST's own resident diva (and star of their production of SOUVENIR) Alison Davy. (more...)
Hoff Barthelson Music School's BAROQUE AND BEYOND To Begin Today Hoff Barthelson Music School's BAROQUE AND BEYOND To Begin Today
by BWW News Desk on March 11, 2017 in Central New York

Baroque and Beyond, Hoff-Barthelson Music School's week-long Festival celebrating music composed between 1600 and 1750, will be held Today, March 11, 2017, through Today, March 18, 2017. (more...)
Tony Danza's Hit Show STANDARDS & STORIES Comes to Patchogue Theatre! Tony Danza's Hit Show STANDARDS & STORIES Comes to Patchogue Theatre!
by BWW News Desk on March 11, 2017 in Central New York

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) - For one night only, beloved star of stage and screen, Tony Danza, will make his Patchogue debut with his hit cabaret act, 'Standards & Stories' on Today, March 11, 2017. Tickets are on sale now.  (more...)
Emelin Theatre Announces April 2017 Events Emelin Theatre Announces April 2017 Events
by BWW News Desk on March 10, 2017 in Central New York

See the full lineup of events coming up in April at the Emelin Theater. Full details below: (more...)
BWW Blog: Kelvin Douglas on Taking Esurient Screenwriting Intensive With Cameron J. Ross BWW Blog: Kelvin Douglas on Taking Esurient Screenwriting Intensive With Cameron J. Ross
by Guest Blogger: Kelvin Douglas on March 10, 2017 in Central New York

Cameron J.Ross recently revisited his hometown roots to give local screenwriters his personal narrative on what it takes to be a successful screenwriter and producer. Writer Kelvin Douglas was one of the chosen few afforded this great opportunity. He recounts his experience in a BWW blog. (more...)
Arena Players Theater Presents JAKE'S WOMEN Arena Players Theater Presents JAKE'S WOMEN
by BWW News Desk on March 10, 2017 in Central New York

The Arena Players Repertory Theater will begin its 2017 Main Stage season with a Neil Simon comedy, Jake's Women, which opens Today, March 10, at 8:00 p.m. in the Carriage House Theater at the Suffolk County Vanderbilt Museum, 180 Little Neck Road, Centerport, N.Y. (more...)
Bay Street Theatre Announces 14th Annual New Works Festival Bay Street Theatre Announces 14th Annual New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk on March 09, 2017 in Central New York

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 4th ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, April 28 - 30. THE READINGS ARE FREE.  But tickets are required, as these events sell out. Reserve seats online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/10; THE NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/10; THE NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 10, 2017 in Central New York

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando, and STOREFRONT CHURCH in Phoenix, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)