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BWW Review: Open Stage's Canny UNCANNY VALLEY BWW Review: Open Stage's Canny UNCANNY VALLEY
by Marakay Rogers on April 28, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Thomas Gibbons play of the meaning of life -- as opposed to artificial intelligence -- is a winner in the hands of Anne Alsedek and Jeff Luttermoser as researcher and creation... or mother and son. (more...)
Local Actor Performs New One-Man Show At GCT Local Actor Performs New One-Man Show At GCT
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, will present a new one man show as a fundraiser for GCT. (more...)
Paul Jost Sings Richard Rodgers at Dino's Backstage 5/13 Paul Jost Sings Richard Rodgers at Dino's Backstage 5/13
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

It's hard to imagine the American music theater without the work of Richard Rodgers, and on Saturday May 13 at 8:30 p.m. Paul Jost Sings Richard Rodgers by the Paul Jost Quartet will take place at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room, 247 N. Keswick Avenue, Glenside, PA. (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of the World Premiere of CLUE ON STAGE Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of the World Premiere of CLUE ON STAGE
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Appropriately set in the historic Parry Mansion of New Hope, the highly-acclaimed cast of "Clue On Stage", directed by Hunter Foster, descended from the central stairway with their weapons in their hands to meet guests on Wednesday, April 26, 2017. (more...)
BWW Blog: Annalise Prentiss - ONCE UPON A MATTRESS JR. at Susquehanna Stage Company BWW Blog: Annalise Prentiss - ONCE UPON A MATTRESS JR. at Susquehanna Stage Company
by Guest Blogger: Annalise Prentiss on April 28, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Most everyone knows the story of "The Princess and the Pea", but few know what actually happened. For instance, did you know that Princess Winnifred, from the Ragnarok Marsh Lilies, actually swam the moat to reach the castle? You'll learn about this and much more from Susquehanna Stage Company's next show, Once Upon a Mattress Jr.! (more...)
DreamWrights to Stage World Premiere of PETER PAN AND MARY DreamWrights to Stage World Premiere of PETER PAN AND MARY
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

This spring, DreamWrights is excited to stage the world premiere of a charming story by local playwright, Paige Hoke, Peter Pan and Mary.  Hoke says she was inspired to write this original play during a children's theatre class she took while working towards her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree at Arcadia University.  (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

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...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 28, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

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 Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
May Entertainment Announced at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room May Entertainment Announced at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

April showers bring May flowers, but Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room brings outstanding entertainment to the stage all month long in May! First, Michael Richard Kelly honors pays tribute to an icon with "Songs of Judy Garland" on May 5 and 6. (more...)
Uptown Music Collective Pays Tribute to The Eagles to Millbrook Playhouse Uptown Music Collective Pays Tribute to The Eagles to Millbrook Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Millbrook Playhouse (David E. Leidholdt-Producing Artistic Director, and the  Board of Directors)  is thrilled to announce that on Friday and Saturday, May 5th & 6th, the Uptown Music Collective (a nonprofit school of music, based in Williamsport, Pa) will present Life in the Fast Lane: The Story of the Eagles at the Millbrook Playhouse. The two-night performance will feature students from the school's Special Performance Group 1, who range in age from 11 to 18, performing songs from every era of the legendary band the Eagles long career. Including hit songs like The Long Run, Life in the Fast Lane, Already Gone and Desperado, performed alongside classic Eagles album tracks like Seven Bridges Road, Those Shoes, New Kid in Town, and more. (more...)
Visit Peter Pan's Neverland Before the Darlings Visit Peter Pan's Neverland Before the Darlings
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Complete with swashbuckling, lost boys, and fairies, Peter Pan and Mary is the clever and imaginative prequel to J. M. Barrie's Peter Pan and Wendy. Written by Paige Hoke and Guest Directed by Andrea Unger, DreamWrights' world premiere performance showcases a total of 48 cast members and nearly 80 crew members working together to pull off the magic and mystique of Neverland. This exciting production promises to entertain and delight audiences. (more...)
BWW Review: SUPERIOR DONUTS at Oyster Mill Playhouse BWW Review: SUPERIOR DONUTS at Oyster Mill Playhouse
by Allison Rambler on April 24, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

In this day and age, race and social class are very challenging topics to discuss. Everyone has an opinion, and many are unafraid to share it. These clashing views can sometimes render these subjects somewhat taboo, but Oyster Mill Playhouse is choosing to bring these tricky topics to light. With a touch of humor and heart, their current production of SUPERIOR DONUTS is one that speaks to the genuine power of friendship and empathy, while giving the audience a laugh or two along the way. (more...)
Pop Festival SHOW OF THE SUMMER to Return to Hersheypark Stadium Pop Festival SHOW OF THE SUMMER to Return to Hersheypark Stadium
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Show Of The Summer will return to Hersheypark Stadium, for the third year, on Saturday, August 19th at 3 p.m. (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 Pennsylvania

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 Staff on April 24, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

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ActorsNET Presents THE EXPLORERS CLUB ActorsNET Presents THE EXPLORERS CLUB
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Laughter reigns supreme April 28 through May 14 as ActorsNET presents Nell Benjamin's comic romp, The Explorers Club. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 4/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW on April 23, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Central Pennsylvania (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 21, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

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 Staff on April 21, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

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...)
Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center to Host High School Playwriting Festival Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center to Host High School Playwriting Festival
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Strand Capitol Performing Arts Center (soon to be the Appell Center for the Performing Arts) is proud to announce its second annual High School Playwriting Festival, with performances at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017, in the Capitol Theatre, 50 N. George St., York. (more...)
BWW Interview: Director, Jack Hartman of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at The Belmont Theatre BWW Interview: Director, Jack Hartman of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at The Belmont Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg on April 20, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF? at The Belmont Theatre April 28-May 7 For tickets https://app.arts-people.com/index.php?ticketing=ylt (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 Pennsylvania

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...)
Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre Join Forces for ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre Join Forces for ALWAYS... PATSY CLINE
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre and Maine State Music Theatre celebrate music legend and cross-over sensation Patsy Cline, April 18 through May 21. (more...)
Seniors to Showcase Lip Sync Talents as Part of DreamWrights' StAGEs Program Seniors to Showcase Lip Sync Talents as Part of DreamWrights' StAGEs Program
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

DreamWrights will be hosting its own lip synch fun as part of its StAGEs program, a theater arts program designed specifically for the over 50 crowd. Since mid-March, this interactive and hysterical group of older adults ranging in age from 50s to 90s has been entertaining and challenging each other. (more...)