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Tickets for BRING IT ON: The Musical Go On Sale at the Norvell This Week Tickets for BRING IT ON: The Musical Go On Sale at the Norvell This Week
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2017 in Charlotte

Bitingly relevant, sprinkled with sass and inspired by the hit film, Bring It On The Musical takes audiences on a high-flying journey that is filled with the complexities of friendship, jealousy, betrayal and forgiveness. Uniting some of the freshest and funniest creative minds on Broadway, (more...)
Charlotte Student Wins Best Dancer at National High School Musical Theater Awards Charlotte Student Wins Best Dancer at National High School Musical Theater Awards
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2017 in Charlotte

The 2017 National High School Musical Theatre Awards, also known as The Jimmy Awards, took place June 26 at the Minskoff Theatre on Broadway (home to Disney's The Lion King). Tony Award winner Ben Platt, star of Dear Evan Hansen, hosted the event. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 6/25/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 6/25/2017
by BWW on June 25, 2017 in Charlotte

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/25/2017 for Charlotte (more...)
PNC Broadway Lights Announces Season Ticket Waiting List PNC Broadway Lights Announces Season Ticket Waiting List
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Charlotte

Blumenthal Performing Arts will offer the opportunity to purchase PNC Broadway Lights season tickets to the general public through a random selection process from a season ticket waiting list, while supplies last. (more...)
BWW Review: CHORUS LINE at CPCC Remains as Fresh as Ever – in Spots BWW Review: CHORUS LINE at CPCC Remains as Fresh as Ever – in Spots
by Perry Tannenbaum on June 23, 2017 in Charlotte

While A CHORUS LINE shows signs of age at CPCC Summer Theatre, when it gets intensely personal, it still delivers a dramatic jolt. (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 Charlotte

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...)
CPCC Summer Theatre to Perform MAMMA MIA! Next Month CPCC Summer Theatre to Perform MAMMA MIA! Next Month
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Charlotte

CPCC Summer Theatre is pleased to wrap up its 2017 season with the local premiere of ABBA's Tony Award winning musical "Mamma Mia!" on the Halton Theater stage. (more...)
BWW Review: SQUAWKS Hasn't Sharpened Its Claws BWW Review: SQUAWKS Hasn't Sharpened Its Claws
by Perry Tannenbaum on June 22, 2017 in Charlotte

CHARLOTTE SQUAWKS 13: CHARLOTTE, WE HAVE A PROBLEM does a better job targeting statewide and national scoundrels than delivering on its promise to face local issues, but there are genuine nuggets among the worthless trinkets - and an absolutely sensational new cast member. (more...)
Brevard Music Center Summer Festival to Present E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL IN CONCERT Brevard Music Center Summer Festival to Present E.T. THE EXTRA-TERRESTRIAL IN CONCERT
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Charlotte

In celebration of the 35th anniversary of Steven Spielberg's iconic movie-'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial'-the Brevard Music Center (BMC) presents the complete film with live symphony orchestra led by Maestro Constantine Kitsopoulos in his BMC debut at Whittington-Pfohl Auditorium. (more...)
Zedd to Headline Breakaway Music Festival Brand Expansion to North Carolina Zedd to Headline Breakaway Music Festival Brand Expansion to North Carolina
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Charlotte

Zedd, the Billboard chart topper, is one of electronic dance music's most respected tastemakers with international hits including “Clarity” and “I Want You To Know.” His big room sound will bring together music lovers from North Carolina and beyond, festival organizers explain. (more...)
THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB Floats Into Flat Rock Playhouse! THE DIXIE SWIM CLUB Floats Into Flat Rock Playhouse!
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in Charlotte

Designing Women, The Golden Girls, Steel Magnolias, Ya-Ya Sisterhood… Make way for The Dixie Swim Club - a hilarious and touching comedy about five Southern women who prove that friendships can last forever.The Flat Rock Playhouse 2017 season will continue with this charming Southern comedy, The Dixie Swim Club, which will run from July 7th through July 22nd at the Flat Rock Playhouse Clyde and Nina Allen Mainstage in the village of Flat Rock, NC. (more...)
The Gummy Worm Day Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Comes to The Dilworth The Gummy Worm Day Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Comes to The Dilworth
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2017 in Charlotte

The Gummy Worm Day Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads Comes to The Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 East Morehead Street, Charlotte on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 6/18/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 6/18/2017
by BWW on June 18, 2017 in Charlotte

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/18/2017 for Charlotte (more...)
VIDEO: ANNIE Leaps to the Stage at Flat Rock Playhouse VIDEO: ANNIE Leaps to the Stage at Flat Rock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on June 16, 2017 in Charlotte

Leapin' lizards! For the very first time, America's favorite red headed orphan will be gracing the stage at Flat Rock Playhouse in the Broadway hit sensation, Annie. Do not miss what is considered one of the best family musicals ever written, running June 9th through July 2nd on the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage located in the Village of Flat Rock. (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 Charlotte

'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...)
FRP Launches New Fundraising Campaign: Be a #SHERO for the Arts! FRP Launches New Fundraising Campaign: Be a #SHERO for the Arts!
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2017 in Charlotte

'Women are greatly under-represented in theater... despite the fact that great strides have been made in other fields, women continue to face enormous employment challenges in the arts' (Eleanor J. Bader, Investigative Journalist for Truthout, a 501(c)3 non-profit working actively against Social Injustice).  Born from this idea and the personal experiences of the artists who work at Flat Rock Playhouse, Be a #SHERO for the Arts, is an effort by the Playhouse, in partnership with United Way's Women United,  Pardee Hospital's Women Helping Women & BREASTCANCER.org , to ultimately, empower women in the Arts, in their own lives, and in their communities. (more...)
Judy Moody to Arrive at Children's Theaters Across the U.S. Starting This Fall Judy Moody to Arrive at Children's Theaters Across the U.S. Starting This Fall
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2017 in Charlotte

Judy Moody is ready for the spotlight. Since 2000, the Judy Moody books have delighted millions of children worldwide. Now, children will have a real-live Judy Moody thanks to seven children's theaters across the nation that are collaborating to adapt the story for the stage. (more...)
Chuckleheads to Star in THE GUMMI WORM DAY COMEDY IMPROV MUSICAL VARIETY EXTRAVAGANZA Chuckleheads to Star in THE GUMMI WORM DAY COMEDY IMPROV MUSICAL VARIETY EXTRAVAGANZA
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2017 in Charlotte

The Gummi Worm Day Comedy Improv Musical Variety Extravaganza Starring the Chuckleheads Comes to The Dilworth Neighborhood Grille, 911 East Morehead Street, Charlotte on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)
Flat Rock Playhouse presents DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID! Flat Rock Playhouse presents DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID!
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2017 in Charlotte

Journey "under the sea" with Ariel and her aquatic friends in Disney's The Little Mermaid, adapted from Disney's stunning Broadway production and the Academy Award winning motion picture. Flat Rock Playhouse continues its Studio 52 Family Series with Disney's The Little Mermaid, running June 29th through July 23rd at the Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown on Main Street in Hendersonville. (more...)
CPCC Summer Theatre to Perform JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH CPCC Summer Theatre to Perform JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2017 in Charlotte

CPCC Summer Theatre is pleased to perform "James and the Giant Peach" as this year's children's show on the Halton Theater stage. (more...)
New Musical SOMETHING LIKE A FAIRYTALE Featured in the 2017 National Black Theater Festival New Musical SOMETHING LIKE A FAIRYTALE Featured in the 2017 National Black Theater Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2017 in Charlotte

Something Like a Fairytale: A New Musical to open on Tuesday, August 1st, 2017 at the National Black Theater Festival in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. (more...)
Radical Barnyard Animals Take to the Stage in Final Show of Asheville Creative Arts' 5th Milestone Season Radical Barnyard Animals Take to the Stage in Final Show of Asheville Creative Arts' 5th Milestone Season
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2017 in Charlotte

Asheville Creative Arts (ACA), Asheville's professional children's theatre announces the culminating production of its 5th Milestone Season, CLICK, CLACK, MOO: COWS THAT TYPE. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 6/11/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Charlotte - Week of 6/11/2017
by BWW on June 11, 2017 in Charlotte

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/11/2017 for Charlotte (more...)
First Look: ANNIE Plays Flat Rock for First Time Ever First Look: ANNIE Plays Flat Rock for First Time Ever
by BWW News Desk on June 10, 2017 in Charlotte

Leapin' lizards! For the very first time, America's favorite red headed orphan will be gracing the stage at Flat Rock Playhouse in the Broadway hit sensation, Annie. Do not miss what is considered one of the best family musicals ever written, running June 9th through July 2nd on the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage located in the Village of Flat Rock. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/8 - THE MAN IN THE CEILING, JOSEPH, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/8 - THE MAN IN THE CEILING, JOSEPH, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 09, 2017 in Charlotte

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 FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, BEAUTIFUL and More! (more...)