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DANCING WITH THE STARS Comes to Hershey This June DANCING WITH THE STARS Comes to Hershey This June
by BWW News Desk on June 24, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Dancing With The Stars is coming to Giant Center today, June 24th at 7:30 p.m. (more...)
BWW Review: SISTER ACT Sings Out at The Belmont BWW Review: SISTER ACT Sings Out at The Belmont
by Marakay Rogers on June 23, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Can a disco diva save a convent choir from the pits? Put on your dancing shoes and boogie like you've never boogied in church at The Belmont's SISTER ACT. (more...)
Iconic Alpine Slide Returns To CAMELBACK RESORT Iconic Alpine Slide Returns To CAMELBACK RESORT
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Camelback Resort, located in the Pocono Mountains is re-launching the iconic Alpine Slide of yesteryear this summer at its popular outdoor destination, Camelback Mountain Adventures. (more...)
BWW Review: AH, WILDERNESS! Sparks At Open Stage BWW Review: AH, WILDERNESS! Sparks At Open Stage
by Marakay Rogers on June 23, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Fourth of July has never been quite like it was at the Miller house. Donald Alsedek retires from directing on a high with this production of the O'Neill classic. (more...)
Celebrate America's Birthday with Spectacular Fireworks at Upper Darby High School! Celebrate America's Birthday with Spectacular Fireworks at Upper Darby High School!
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Join friends and family to celebrate Independence Day at Upper Darby Township's premier fireworks show! This evening includes much more than just fireworks! The event kicks off with performances by the popular Philadelphia band Chico's Vibe and the Upper Darby Summer Stage Shooting Stars. (more...)
Scranton Shakespeare Festival Announces 'Ballsy' and All-American 6th Season Scranton Shakespeare Festival Announces 'Ballsy' and All-American 6th Season
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Scranton Shakespeare Festival announces its sixth season - a daring lineup of single-gender casts for both Shakespeare plays and a baseball musical performed in a ballpark. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 23, 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 MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, CHICAGO, and more! (more...)
UD Summer Stage to Open 42nd Season with ANNIE, JR. UD Summer Stage to Open 42nd Season with ANNIE, JR.
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Audiences are invited to join Annie and her friends as Upper Darby Summer stage opens its 42nd season during Independence Day week with 'Annie, Jr.' (more...)
Gretna Theatre Announces Casting for MAN OF LA MANCHA Gretna Theatre Announces Casting for MAN OF LA MANCHA
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Gretna Theatre, whose mission is to create community by producing and presenting live, professional theatre that engages, transforms, entertains and educates, has announced casting for their third production for the summer, Man of La Mancha. (more...)
NEA Supports Touchstone Theatre's Young Playwrights' Program NEA Supports Touchstone Theatre's Young Playwrights' Program
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $10,000 to Touchstone Theatre to support the Young Playwrights' Lab, a literary arts program. The NEA received 1,728 Art Works applications and will make 1,029 grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000. (more...)
Gamut Theatre presents HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr Gamut Theatre presents HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Gamut Theatre Group opens HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr, on July 7, 2017 at the New Gamut Theatre located at 15 N. 4th Street in downtown Harrisburg. The box office and bar will open at 6:30 p.m. and the performance will begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the performance are Bring Your Own Price, where any size donation buys your admission. HEDY! The Life & Inventions of Hedy Lamarr will continue July 7-9, 2017 with performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2:30 p.m. (more...)
DreamWrights to Stage a Quirky and Hilarious 'SPELLING BEE' DreamWrights to Stage a Quirky and Hilarious 'SPELLING BEE'
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

As school winds down for the summer, a talented group of teens is gearing up for The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. This Tony-nominated musical comedy centers on a fictional spelling bee set in the geographically ambiguous Putnam Valley Middle School. Six peculiar adolescents compete in the bee, which is run by three equally odd adults. (more...)
BWW Interview: PRiMA Theatre Benefit Event Starring Billy Porter BWW Interview: PRiMA Theatre Benefit Event Starring Billy Porter
by Christy Brooks on June 21, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The 2017 PRiMA Theatre Benefit Concert July 14th and 15th, featuring Broadway Star, Billy Porter., in Lancaster, PA (more...)
People's Light Ends the Season with Madcap Comedy MOON OVER BUFFALO People's Light Ends the Season with Madcap Comedy MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Laugh until your ribs ache with Ken Ludwig's madcap comedy Moon Over Buffalo at People's Light. (more...)
Servant Stage Company presents HONK! JR! Servant Stage Company presents HONK! JR!
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Servant Stage Company, in partnership with Lancaster Bible College, will present a youth theatre production of HONK! JR. on Saturday, June 24 at 3 p.m. at Good Shepherd Chapel, Lancaster Bible College, 901 Eden Road, Lancaster. (more...)
Millbrook Playhouse Discovers Anything is Possible with SEUSSICAL Millbrook Playhouse Discovers Anything is Possible with SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Board of Directors and Artistic Director, David E. Leidholdt, are thrilled to present the fantastical, family musical extravaganza, SEUSSICAL THE MUSICAL, featuring a multi-talented cast of 21 kids, teens and professional actors. (more...)
DreamWrights' Theatre Under the Trees to Bring 'SHREW' Rat Pack to Local Parks DreamWrights' Theatre Under the Trees to Bring 'SHREW' Rat Pack to Local Parks
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

A three piece band and a tenor singing hits from the early 50's like "Mambo Italiano' and 'Satin Doll" set the mood for a night of laughter and flirting with Theatre Under the Trees' nineteenth summer production, The Taming of the Shrew. (more...)
Sensory-Friendly, Family Show DAPOOCH to Play Touchstone Theatre Sensory-Friendly, Family Show DAPOOCH to Play Touchstone Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Touchstone Theatre presents a sensory-friendly theatrical performance of DaPooch, or The Story of Poochie's Three Hundred and Seventy-Second Birthday AND How the Hunga Munga Munga SAVED HIS LIFE! on June 20th at 11:00am. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 6/18/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 6/18/2017
by BWW on June 18, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/18/2017 for Central Pennsylvania (more...)
Scranton Shakespeare Festival Announces 'Ballsy' and All-American 6th Season Scranton Shakespeare Festival Announces 'Ballsy' and All-American 6th Season
by BWW News Desk on June 16, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Scranton Shakespeare Festival announces its sixth season - a daring lineup of single-gender casts for both Shakespeare plays and a baseball musical performed in a ballpark. (more...)
BWW Review: EPAC Strikes Gold with CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN BWW Review: EPAC Strikes Gold with CRIPPLE OF INISHMAAN
by Marakay Rogers on June 16, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Martin McDonough's modern classic tragicomedy about life in the Arans is staged remarkably by EPAC. (more...)
BWW Review: MACBETH at HSC and Central PA's Shakespeare Season BWW Review: MACBETH at HSC and Central PA's Shakespeare Season
by Marakay Rogers on June 16, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

In a busy year for Shakespeare in Central Pennsylvania, Harrisburg Shakespeare Company gives the Scottish Play some twists and turns for the summer's biggest production. (more...)
FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL Teaches Millbrook that Anyone Can Be Fancy FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL Teaches Millbrook that Anyone Can Be Fancy
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Board of Directors and Artistic Director, David Leidholdt, are pleased to announce Millbrook's Saturday Morning Kids Show, Fancy Nancy The Musical. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 16, 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 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS, and More! (more...)
NEA Grant Supports Touchstone Theatre's CIRQUE IT! Festival NEA Grant Supports Touchstone Theatre's CIRQUE IT! Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Included in this announcement is an Art Works award of $10,000 to ArtsQuest, Touchstone Theatre and Zoellner Arts Center, for the Cirque It! Festival on July 14-16, 2017. The NEA received 1,728 Art Works applications and will make 1,029 grants ranging from $10,000 to $100,000.  (more...)