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Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Dances Into The Gateway Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! Dances Into The Gateway
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in Central New York

Save the date for the biggest, most famous pop musical of all time that will take you on a trip down the aisle you'll never forget! (more...)
BWW Review: AMERICAN IDIOT Sparks Many Emotions at the Central New York Playhouse BWW Review: AMERICAN IDIOT Sparks Many Emotions at the Central New York Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley on July 24, 2017 in Central New York

The Central New York Playhouse has once again chosen to take on a musical that most audience members would not expect to see at a community theatre. This time, the show is American Idiot, featuring the music of the punk band Green Day, and I applaud Director Liam Fitzpatrick for taking it on. The risks, the choices, and the hardworking people are what make the little 'theatre in the mall' so special. The devotion and dedication is very much evident in this latest production rocking the stage at The Central New York Playhouse. (more...)
FIND YOUR WAY HOME (An Irish Musical) Opens in Albany One Night Only NYC Today FIND YOUR WAY HOME (An Irish Musical) Opens in Albany One Night Only NYC Today
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2017 in Central New York

After opening to rave reviews in Dublin, Ireland, FIND YOUR WAY HOME (An Irish Musical) is making its' American debut. The show was written by Jeff Strange and Jimmy Kelly two musicians from Albany NY, both who are well  known on the Irish music scene in the US and they have been developing the musical over the past eight years.  Set on both sides of the Atlantic,  (more...)
Franklin Stage Company Presents ORSON WELLES/SHYLOCK Franklin Stage Company Presents ORSON WELLES/SHYLOCK
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in Central New York

Franklin Stage Company is pleased to present the highly acclaimed Orson Welles/Shylock, written and directed by Matt Chiorini, July 27 - 30 and  August 3 - 6. (more...)
Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Kicks Off with Jasper Quartet and Pianist Gilles Vonsattel Cooperstown Summer Music Festival Kicks Off with Jasper Quartet and Pianist Gilles Vonsattel
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in Central New York

The Cooperstown Summer Music Festival will present three concerts the weekend of August 4-6, featuring the Jasper String Quartet, pianist Gilles Vonsattel, and flutist and Festival artistic director Linda Chesis. (more...)
Adirondack Theatre Festival Announces Concert Presentation of Frank Wildhorn's New Musical THE SONG OF BERNADETTE Adirondack Theatre Festival Announces Concert Presentation of Frank Wildhorn's New Musical THE SONG OF BERNADETTE
by BWW News Desk on July 23, 2017 in Central New York

A concert presentation of music from Frank Wildhorn's new musical, The Song of Bernadette, will be part of Adirondack Theatre Festival's 23rd season of professional theater. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, July 30, and Monday, July 31, at the Charles R. Wood Theater. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23
by Audition Roundup on July 23, 2017 in Central New York

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 23, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Stephen Schwartz Set for Afternoon of Stories & Songs Today at Glimmerglass Stephen Schwartz Set for Afternoon of Stories & Songs Today at Glimmerglass
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Central New York

The Glimmerglass Festival presents award-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz in an afternoon of stories and songs at the Alice Busch Opera Theater today, July 21, at 4:30 p.m. (more...)
Franklin Stage Company to Present DOKTOR KABOOM: LOOK OUT! SCIENCE IS COMING! Franklin Stage Company to Present DOKTOR KABOOM: LOOK OUT! SCIENCE IS COMING!
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Central New York

Franklin Stage Company is delighted to present Doktor Kaboom: Look Out! Science is Coming!, July 21-23 at Chapel Hall in Franklin, NY.  Billed as a science comedy, Doktor Kaboom uses inquiry, curiosity and live on-stage experiments to empower, inspire and entertain young and old alike. (more...)
Photo Flash: The Worst Pies in London Come to Chatham in SWEENEY TODD Photo Flash: The Worst Pies in London Come to Chatham in SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in Central New York

The Mac-Haydn Theatre (MHT), continues its 2017 season with the Stephen Sondheim Tony Award winning musical thriller, Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. This will be the third MHT premiere of the season. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 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 Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
CRY CRY CRY Comes to Landmark on Main Street CRY CRY CRY Comes to Landmark on Main Street
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in Central New York

Renowned singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell and Dar Williams revive their celebrated folk-pop collaboration, Cry Cry Cry, for their first run of performances in nineteen years. (more...)
Hardscrabble Theater Comes to Farmingdale's Cultural Arts Fest Hardscrabble Theater Comes to Farmingdale's Cultural Arts Fest
by BWW News Desk on July 19, 2017 in Central New York

Hardscrabble Theater is proud to announce that it will be taking part in the Village of Farmingdale's Cultural Arts Festival this year. We will be presenting a recreation of a live radio comedy from the 1940's: Fanny Brice's 'Baby Snooks and Daddy: The Ugly Duckling'. (more...)
COMEDY FOR A CAUSE to Donate Proceeds to Benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation COMEDY FOR A CAUSE to Donate Proceeds to Benefit Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation
by BWW News Desk on July 19, 2017 in Central New York

Felicia Madison, will be hosting the upcoming 'Comedy  for a Cause', proceeds will benefit, The Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. (more...)
Celebrate Women's Rights and Abolition Reforms with New Musical SENECA FALLS Celebrate Women's Rights and Abolition Reforms with New Musical SENECA FALLS
by BWW News Desk on July 20, 2017 in Central New York

The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville, New York, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York State with a new play, 'Seneca Falls,' to debut July 20. Written by Karen Howes, with music by Elliot Sokolov, the play traces the beginnings of the Suffragette movement from 1848 to 1882. (more...)
Celebrate Women's Rights and Abolition Reforms with New Musical SENECA FALLS Celebrate Women's Rights and Abolition Reforms with New Musical SENECA FALLS
by BWW News Desk on July 19, 2017 in Central New York

The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville, New York, will celebrate the 100th anniversary of women's suffrage in New York State with a new play, 'Seneca Falls,' to debut July 20. Written by Karen Howes, with music by Elliot Sokolov, the play traces the beginnings of the Suffragette movement from 1848 to 1882. (more...)
Saratoga Shakespeare Announces 2017 Season Saratoga Shakespeare Announces 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in Central New York

The Saratoga Shakespeare Company will celebrate the romance and magic of both summer and winter with two of Shakespeare's productions this summer. A Midsummer Night's Dream opens today, July 18th and runs through Saturday, July 29th. (more...)
Stephen Schwartz Set for Afternoon of Stories & Songs at Glimmerglass Stephen Schwartz Set for Afternoon of Stories & Songs at Glimmerglass
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in Central New York

The Glimmerglass Festival presents award-winning composer-lyricist Stephen Schwartz in an afternoon of stories and songs at the Alice Busch Opera Theater on Friday, July 21, at 4:30 p.m. (more...)
Positive with Nu•ance Theatre Co. Presents PROOF Positive with Nu•ance Theatre Co. Presents PROOF
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in Central New York

With each production, rising Nu•ance Theatre Company is gaining a reputation of presenting incredible theatrical performances. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16
by Audition Roundup on July 16, 2017 in Central New York

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 16, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
MAMMA MIA! Comes to Patchogue Theatre MAMMA MIA! Comes to Patchogue Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in Central New York

The Gateway will take Long Island by storm at The Patchogue Theatre with the international smash hit Mamma Mia!, and will dazzle the audience from July 19th through August 5th.  Benny Andersson and Bjorn Ulvaeus' Mamma Mia!, is based on the songs of ABBA and has broken box office records worldwide having been seen by more than 60 million people.  With non-stop laughs and explosive dance numbers, the show features hit songs that include "Super Trouper," "Dancing Queen," "Knowing Me, Knowing You," "Take a Chance on Me," "Thank You for the Music," "Money, Money, Money," "The Winner Takes It All," and "SOS." (more...)
Fusion Belly Dancing Comes to Bridge Street Theatre, 7/29 Fusion Belly Dancing Comes to Bridge Street Theatre, 7/29
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in Central New York

A thrilling, empowering, and spiritual experience awaits audiences on Saturday evening July 29th when Francesca Avani hosts "Bridge Street Belly Dance" on the stage of Catskill's Bridge Street Theatre. The evening will feature performances by a dazzling array of artists from all over New York, New Jersey, and New Hampshire in a kaleidoscopic display of the art of Tribal Fusion Belly Dance. Based in ancient traditions, Tribal Fusion is a vital, growing, evolving art form, being presented in Catskill by some of its finest and most accomplished practitioners. (more...)
NEW YORK, NEW YORK Opens 7/22 at Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn Harbor NEW YORK, NEW YORK Opens 7/22 at Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn Harbor
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in Central New York

From its earliest years, New York City was the stage on which the transformation of America played out, reflecting economic and historic upheavals that led to the city's place as both the financial and art capitals of the world. New York, New York presents the city's grit and glamour, its excitement and bustle, and the heartbeat of a great metropolis through the work of John Sloan, Reginald Marsh, Childe Hassam, Red Grooms, Robert Henri, Fairfield Porter, Berenice Abbott, Milton Avery, Georgia O'Keeffe, Arthur Leipzig and many others. Guest curated by Director Emerita Constance Schwartz and including more than 140 works of art, New York, New York opens at Nassau County Museum of Art in Roslyn Harbor, New York on Saturday, July 22, 2017 and remains on view through Sunday, November 5, 2017. (more...)
Hangar Theatre Announces the World Premiere of DEGAGE Hangar Theatre Announces the World Premiere of DEGAGE
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in Central New York

The Hangar Theatre will present the world premiere of Mimi Quillin's play Degage (disengage) from July 20 until July 29, 2017. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 14, 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 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, PIPPIN, and more! (more...)