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Bridge Street World Premiere Called 'An Undiluted Triumph!' Bridge Street World Premiere Called 'An Undiluted Triumph!'
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Central New York

When Bridge Street Theatre co-founders John Sowle and Steven Patterson decided to take a chance on a new work by playwright Kieron Barry, it turned out to be a very wise decision. The Official Adventures of Kieron and Jade, Barry's autobiographical comedy about a long-term relationship that ends unexpectedly, has proven to be a real hit with audiences. (more...)
Bridge Street Theatre Hosts the Fat Knight Production of CHIPANDGUS Bridge Street Theatre Hosts the Fat Knight Production of CHIPANDGUS
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Central New York

While the electric give-and-take of energy between actors on stage is often referred to as 'ping pong,' a new play is taking the idea quite literally. (more...)
Photo Flash: Bridge Street Theatre's THE OFFICIAL ADVENTURES OF KIERON AND JADE Receives Rave Reviews Photo Flash: Bridge Street Theatre's THE OFFICIAL ADVENTURES OF KIERON AND JADE Receives Rave Reviews
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Central New York

A playwright called (oddly enough) Kieron becomes totally obsessed with writing a play about the collapse of his relationship with a singer called Jade. But just how honest can he make it? (more...)
JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Central New York

Sight & Sound is taking its hit musical to the big screen. After being filmed before a live audience at the spectacular Lancaster, PA theater, JONAH: On Stage! will be featured on over 600 movie screens nationwide for a one-night event. (more...)
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by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Central New York

Looking for your next theatre related job? BroadwayWorld has a database full of listings for jobs in the theatre/entertainment industry! Looking for candidates to fill that open position? Adding a listing to the BroadwayWorld Classifieds is free! (more...)
Adirondack Shakespeare Co Season Includes Gender-Swapped MACBETH, All New CYMBELINE, and More Adirondack Shakespeare Co Season Includes Gender-Swapped MACBETH, All New CYMBELINE, and More
by BWW News Desk on April 22, 2017 in Central New York

Adirondack Shakespeare Company opens its Spring Repertory Season to the public on Friday, April 28th at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake with a new production of Macbeth, the famous tragedy of the Scottish King.  (more...)
Grammy Award Winning Rock Band Los Lobos to Perform at Syracuse Stage Gala Grammy Award Winning Rock Band Los Lobos to Perform at Syracuse Stage Gala
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Central New York

Los Lobos, an eclectic rock band will perform live in concert at Gala 2017, Syracuse Stage's major annual fundraiser. The event will take place on Friday, June 16 in Goldstein Auditorium at Syracuse University's Schine Student Center. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Central New York

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Central New York

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
Todd Meredith And The Rave-ons Return To CRT Downtown With An All New Concert Todd Meredith And The Rave-ons Return To CRT Downtown With An All New Concert
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Central New York

Central New York's favorite 1950's tribute band, TODD MEREDITH AND THE RAVE-ONS return to Cortland Repertory Theatre Downtown in an all new and unique concert on April 28 and 29 at 7:30.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 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 WEST SIDE STORY in Philadelphia, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in Los Angeles, and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake City, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is Stunning at The Landmark Theatre BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is Stunning at The Landmark Theatre
by Natasha Ashley on April 19, 2017 in Central New York

The latest musical to grace the stage at Syracuse's Landmark Theatre is the U.S. tour of the jukebox musical Beautiful: The Carole King Musical. Featuring a book by Douglas McGrath it showcases the early life and career of singer and songwriter Carole King. The music and lyrics featured in the production are by Carole King and Gerry Goffin, along with other top hits written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. (more...)
SU Drama to Present Kurt Weill Musical Revue This May SU Drama to Present Kurt Weill Musical Revue This May
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2017 in Central New York

The powerful music of German composer Kurt Weill comes to life in 'Berlin to Broadway with Kurt Weill: A Musical Voyage' performed by the Syracuse University Department of Drama. (more...)
Civic Ensemble to Present Woman-Centered Performance SHE PERSISTS Civic Ensemble to Present Woman-Centered Performance SHE PERSISTS
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Central New York

Civic Ensemble, in collaboration with The Lehman Alternative Community School, presents She Persists, a devised performance using personal narratives from women-identified members of the Ithaca community. (more...)
Now What Theatre to Take KARA SEVDA on International Tour Now What Theatre to Take KARA SEVDA on International Tour
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Central New York

Now What Theatre has announced its inaugural international tour of the play Kara Sevda. Written by Lisa VillaMil and directed by Kat Haan, the tour will begin performances at the Ithaca Fringe Festival on April 21. (more...)
Blackfriars Closes Out Season with Timeless Drama DEATH OF A SALESMAN Blackfriars Closes Out Season with Timeless Drama DEATH OF A SALESMAN
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Central New York

Blackfriars Theatre closes out their 2016/17 season with Death of a Salesman, the classic drama by Arthur Miller, full of poignancy and emotional resonance that will speak to all audiences. (more...)
BWW Review: THE ODD COUPLE Entertains at The Central New York Playhouse BWW Review: THE ODD COUPLE Entertains at The Central New York Playhouse
by Natasha Ashley on April 17, 2017 in Central New York

The Central New York Playhouse or 'The Theatre in the mall' usually delivers great comedic shows and their present production of Neil Simon's hit comedy of The Odd Couple is no exception. Under the impressive direction of Heather J. Roach, the strong leads put on an entertaining show with a lot of laughs and a range of emotions. (more...)
Red House Arts Center to Stage Shakespeare with a Twist for 2017 Rep Series Red House Arts Center to Stage Shakespeare with a Twist for 2017 Rep Series
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Central New York

The Red House Arts Center in Syracuse, NY continues the 2016/2017 main stage season with two Shakespeare-inspired productions which will be performed in an alternating schedule: The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged), by Adam Long, Daniel Singer and Jess Winfield; and The Bomb-itty of Errors, by Jaq Gregory J Qaiyum, Erik Weiner, Jason Catalano, Jordan Allen- Dutton and Jeffery Qaiyum. (more...)
Voice Theatre Announces 4th Annual Spring Reading Series Voice Theatre Announces 4th Annual Spring Reading Series
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Central New York

Voice Theatre has announced their 4th Annual Spring Reading Series. Check out all the information below! (more...)
Town Hall Theater presents International Short Film Festival Town Hall Theater presents International Short Film Festival
by BWW News Desk on April 13, 2017 in Central New York

The All Shorts Irvington Film Festival (As iFF) will screen its spring program at 7:30 pm on April 22 at the Irvington Town Hall Theater.  An after-party for all festival ticket-holders will follow at an Irvington restaurant where audience members can meet and talk with filmmakers and actors. The spring program features 11 outstanding live action and animated shorts (ranging from 1 to 28 minutes in length) from countries including Canada, England, France, Iran, The Netherlands, and the United States.  Although many of the selected films have won awards at other international festivals, several are being screened for the first time in the United States. (more...)
'Today' Show Contributing Correspondent Jenna Bush Hager will Emcee 11th Annual Mirror Awards Ceremony 'Today' Show Contributing Correspondent Jenna Bush Hager will Emcee 11th Annual Mirror Awards Ceremony
by BWW News Desk on April 13, 2017 in Central New York

Jenna Bush Hager, a contributing correspondent for NBC News' 'Today' show, will serve as master of ceremonies at the 11th annual  Mirror Awards ceremony June 13 in New York City. The event is sponsored by Syracuse University's S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. Follow on Twitter at #Mirrors17. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 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 A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Raleigh, and SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Phoenix, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Kitchen Theatre Company Goes to the Dogs with EMMETT & ELLA'S BIG APPLE ESCAPADE Kitchen Theatre Company Goes to the Dogs with EMMETT & ELLA'S BIG APPLE ESCAPADE
by BWW News Desk on April 13, 2017 in Central New York

Kitchen Theatre Company is going to the dogs! with the musical adventureEmmett & Ella's Big Apple Escapade. Performances are on Saturdays April 29th and May 6th at 1 & 3pm. (more...)
Kitchen Theatre Company Season Continues with THROW PITCHFORK Kitchen Theatre Company Season Continues with THROW PITCHFORK
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2017 in Central New York

Kitchen Theatre Company continues its 2016-17 season and gets spring started with a provocative and moving one-person play, Throw Pitchfork, written and performed byAlexander Thomas. Throw Pitchfork begins previews on April 23, opens on April 27, and closes on May 7, 2017. (more...)
Bridge Street Theatre Presents THE OFFICIAL ADVENTURES OF KIERON AND JADE Bridge Street Theatre Presents THE OFFICIAL ADVENTURES OF KIERON AND JADE
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2017 in Central New York

The world premiere of Kieron Barry's play, The Official Adventures of Kieron and Jade takes place on Thursday, April 20th at The Bridge Street Theatre, 44 W. Bridge Street, Catskill.  Barry was showcased locally in the enormously successful 2012 production of Tomorrow in the Battle at Stageworks/Hudson.  It was hailed by the Albany Times Union as "one of the most remarkable pieces of theatre in recent memory." (more...)