BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

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BroadwayWorld brings you the Best of Charlotte in the year 2012. Check out the Top Theatre Stories from each month during in the year 2012. We look forward to another exciting year of theatre in 2013!

January

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Triad Stage & NewBridge Bank Present New Music Trilogy by Reynolds Price


Utilizing two different casts to tell a story spanning four decades, Triad Stage and NewBridge Bank present the entire New Music trilogy by Reynolds Price, directed by Preston Lane, in a two part exte... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Collaborative Arts Presents BAD DATES 3/14-31


Collaborative Arts Theatre is set to present an all new version of Bad Dates, a one-woman comedy by Theresa Rebeck.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

CPCC Theatre To Perform Tony Award-Winning CABARET 2/17-25


CPCC Theatre will perform the Tony Award-winning musical "Cabaret" on CPCC's Halton Theater stage this February.... (read more...)

February

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Interviews: Dancer Sergio Diaz Talks About U.S. Premiere of French Story Ballet BLANCHE NEIGE


Sergio Diaz stars as Prince Charming in the U.S. Premiere performances of Ballet Preljocaj's 'Blanche Neige' (Snow White). Read BroadwayWorld's interview with the dancer below!... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

JERSEY BOY Jonathan Hadley Finds His Roots in Charlotte


Actor, Jonathan Hadley back in Charlotte as Bob Crewe in 'Jersey Boys,' The Story of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons. Book by Marshall Brickman & Rick Elice, Music by Bob Gaudio, Lyrics by Bob Crewe,... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

NCShakes and John Brown Band Present Duke Ellington's SUCH SWEET THUNDER, Premieres 3/30


Grammy-nominated bassist and Duke University Professor John Brown and his 15-piece big band will join forces with the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival (NCShakes) to present performances of Such Swe... (read more...)

March

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Cirque du Soleil's Michael Jackson THE IMMORTAL WORLD TOUR is Good


THE IMMORTAL WORLD TOUR had the visuals expected in a Cirque show. Michael Jackson's music with live musicians and backup singers was pure joy.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: Ballet Preljocaj Presents Stunning BLANCHE NEIGE in U.S. Tour


From the moment Blanche Neige begins - a pregnant, dying queen dragging herself across the floor and giving life to another in her own final moments - you know what lies ahead will challenge your prec... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Interviews: PHINEAS AND FERB's 'Phineas', Adrian Baez


Disney's PHINEAS AND FERB: THE BEST LIVE TOUR EVER! is coming to the Time Warner Cable Arena on Sunday, April 1, 2012.... (read more...)

April

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

FLOYD COLLINS Coming to Charlotte, 4/12-5/12


The Carolina Actors Studio Theatre (CAST) in Charlotte, North Carolina will present the regional premiere of FLOYD COLLINS April 12-May 12, 2012. The musical by playwright Tina Landau and composer Ada... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces the Inaugural Blumey Award Nominees


Blumenthal Performing Arts today announced the 78 nominees - six each in 13 categories - competing in the inaugural Blumey Awards presented by Wells Fargo on Sunday, May 20, in the Belk Theater. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Interviews: COME FLY AWAY, an Interview with Stephen Hanna


Dancer, Stephen Hanna brings his talent to COME FLY AWAY at the Belk Theater in Charlotte.... (read more...)

May

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

An Interview with Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Antonio Douthit


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BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Blumenthal Performing Arts Announces The Inaugural Blumey Awards Winners


The first annual Blumenthal Performing Arts High School Musical Theater Awards culminated Sunday, May 20, at a gala award celebration where winners in 13 categories were announced and nominees for Bes... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

First Annual BLUMEY AWARDS Honor Excellence in High School Theater


The First Annual Blumey Awards in Charlotte to recognize talented high school students.... (read more...)

June

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Interviews: Emily Behny as Belle in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST


Emily Behny attended a large open casting call and landed the role of Belle, which signals her incredible talent.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Children's Theatre of Charlotte Receives Shubert Foundation Grant


Children's Theatre of Charlotte has been awarded a $30,000 grant in the Theatre category from The Shubert Foundation, Inc., New York. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

CPCC Summer Theatre Set for LEGALLY BLONDE, July 13-21


CPCC Summer Theatre will wrap up its 2012 season with the Broadway smash hit Legally Blonde: The Musical from July 13 to 21 at the Halton Theater, 1206 Elizabeth Ave., CPCC Central Campus, Charlotte.... (read more...)

July

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

HANGING MARY Wins Barter Theatre's 2012 Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights


Barter Theatre has announced the winners of the 2012 Appalachian Festival of Plays and Playwrights (AFPP) that was held July 6-July 13. The top honor goes to "Hanging Mary' by Matthew Carlton and will... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Jarrod Emick, Garrett Long, and More Star in Flat Rock's GUYS AND DOLLS, July 25


Flat Rock Playhouse presents one of Broadway's most endearing and successful musicals, Guys and Doll, onstage at Playhouse Mainstage July 25 - August 19. Amidst cops looking for an ever moving illega... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Rehearsals of Flat Rock's GUYS AND DOLLS, Opening 7/25


Flat Rock Playhouse presents Guys and Doll, onstage at Playhouse Mainstage July 25 - August 19. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the rehearsals below. Check back later for more production pictures!... (read more...)

August

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

BWW Reviews: DIE ROTEN PUNKTE: KUNST ROCK (ART ROCK) at Duke Energy Theater


Otto and Astrid Rot are hilarious and have patter as tight as Burns and Allen, in their co-dependent 'questionable' brother and sister relationship.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Piedmont Players Announce Cast of THE COLOR PURPLE


The Piedmont Players have announced the cast for their upcoming production of THE COLOR PURPLE, set to run October 25-28 & 31, and November 1-3 at The Piedmont Players Theatre in Salisbury. ... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

NC Shakes' ROMEO AND JULIET Offers Weekend Getaway and Behind-the-Scenes Experience, 9/28-30


In conjunction with its upcoming production of Romeo and Juliet, the North Carolina Shakespeare Festival is offering a Weekend Getaway Package designed to give theatre lovers and novices alike an in-d... (read more...)

September

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Barter Theatre Opens New Play OCTOBER, BEFORE I WAS BORN, 9/27


Barter Theatre presents the world-premiere of "October, Before I Was Born" on September 27 on the Main Stage. Set against the backdrop of the 1960 Eastman explosion, Matthews' story focuses on the str... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Festival Stage of Winston-Salem Opens Third Season 10/19


Festival Stage of Winston-Salem will open its third season with Alfred Uhry's warmhearted comedy The Last Night of Ballyhoo, presented Oct. 19-Nov. 4 at Hanesbrands Theatre (209 Spruce Street, Winston... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

CPCC Theatre Kicks Off 2012 Season With GODSPELL, 9/28 - 10/07


Actors to bring hit Broadway musical to life in Pease Auditorium as CPCC Summer Theatre is pleased to kickoff its 2012-2013 season with the Broadway hit musical GODSPELL on September 28.... (read more...)

October

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Flat Rock Playhouse Presents CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF, 11/1


Onstage November 1-18 at Playhouse Mainstage, Flat Rock Playhouse presents Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, one of Tennessee Williams's best-known works and his personal favorite. Cat on a Hot Tin Roof first h... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

CPCC Opera Theatre Announces LA TRAVIATA, 11/16-18


CPCC Opera Theatre will present a modern 1960s interpretation of Verdi's 'La Traviata" this November on the College's Halton Theater stage.... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

CPCC Theatre Hosts GODSPELL Talkback


Godspell at CPCC Theatre resumes performances tonight at 7:30pm in Pease Auditorium. Tonight's performance will be followed by a TalkBack with the cast, staff and special guest Rabbi Jonathan Freirich... (read more...)

November

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Costume Sketches of Flat Rock's THE NUTCRACKER


Prepare to experience The Nutcracker like never seen before as Flat Rock Playhouse, in partnership with Pardee Hospital and Pardee Hospital Foundation, presents the world premier of The Nutcracker, ad... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

A Very Special Holiday (All of Them) Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads Set for 12/8


The Charlotte improvisational theatre group, the Chuckleheads, present their A Very Special Holiday (All of Them) Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza at The Ballantyne Art Center, 11318 Communi... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

CPCC Dance Theatre Announces A PATCHWORK CHRISTMAS, 12/7-9


CPCC Dance Theatre Invites dance aficionados from across the region to attend its upcoming "A Patchwork Christmas" performance this holiday season.... (read more...)

December

BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

WICKED Goes On Sale This Friday in Charlotte


After breaking box office records and selling out in record time in 2008, WICKED, Broadway's biggest blockbuster, will once again return to Charlotte's Ovens Auditorium March 13-31, following it's hug... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

A Very Special Holiday (All of Them) Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads Set for 12/8


The Charlotte improvisational theatre group, the Chuckleheads, present their A Very Special Holiday (All of Them) Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza at The Ballantyne Art Center, 11318 Communi... (read more...)
BWW's Top Charlotte Theatre Stories of 2012

Common Ground Theatre Announces Upcoming Events


Common Ground Theatre (www.cgtheatre.com) is a performance and teaching space located in west Durham, offering performing arts and educational groups a flexible, well-equipped alternative space. The T... (read more...)

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