Photo Coverage: First Look at Evolution Theatre Company's YANK! THE MUSICAL
(5/27/2015) - YANK! explores what it means to be a man, and what it is to fall in love and struggle to survive in a time and place where the odds are stacked against you. Suffused with songs (swing, big band, boogie-woogie) it explores what stories get told in wartime, and how WWII became the great catalyst in bringing gay men and women together. While all the characters in Yank! are fictional, all of the situations and viewpoints come directly from memoirs and oral histories of gay (and straight) service members who took part in WWII.
UPDATE: The Phantom Is Finally Coming To America- LOVE NEVER DIES Will Tour US in 2017; Statement Released
(5/19/2015) - BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Phantom will soon return to America in the continuation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most beloved musical. Love Never Dies is set to tour North America in 2017. This is the highly acclaimed follow up musical to the 1986 love story The Phantom of the Opera set against the spellbinding backdrop of Coney Island. A German production is also set to open in Hamburg this fall.
Casting has not yet been announced.
BWW Interviews: Yolanda Kondonassis - Have Harp, Will Travel
(5/15/2015) - Yolanda Kondonassis wants to change people's mind about what the harp sounds like when the world renowned harpist performs with the Columbus Symphony Orchestra on May 15 and 16 at the Southern Theatre (21 East Main Street in downtown Columbus).
Photo Coverage: First Look at Gallery Players' THE FARNSWORTH INVENTION
(5/11/2015) - It's 1929. Two ambitious visionaries race against each other to invent a device called 'television.' Separated by two thousand miles, each knows that if he stops working, even for a moment, the other will gain the edge. Who will unlock the key to the greatest innovation of the 20th century: the ruthless media mogul, or the self-taught Idaho farm boy? The answer comes to compelling life in The Farnsworth Invention, the play from Aaron Sorkin, creator of The West Wing.
Shadowbox Live to Bring BIGGER THAN JESUS to Columbus Commons, 5/24
(5/7/2015) - Last year, Shadowbox Live paid homage to the Fab Four with the original rockumentary, Bigger Than Jesus. This summer, you can catch the extremely popular show for absolutely free at a special, one night only, outdoor performance at The Columbus Commons on May 24th at 8 PM!
ONCE National Tour to Play Palace Theatre, 6/9-14
(5/5/2015) - ONCE, winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play the Palace Theatre for a limited engagement from June 9-14.