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BWW Feature: In The Heights at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts BWW Feature: In The Heights at the Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts
by Christopher Castanho on April 28, 2017 in Connecticut

'Ay carajo, it's hot!' Can be heard at the Theater of the Performing Arts, but it's not due to the temperature on Washington Street in Hartford, it's about the temperature In The Heights. With a diverse and talented cast of thirty students, The Greater Hartford Academy of the Arts' spring musical proudly presents 'In The Heights' written by the Pulitzer-Prize Winning Writer Lin-Manuel Miranda, most famous for his recent creation: HAMILTON. (more...)
LTM's Popular Play Reading Presents Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG TRILOGY LTM's Popular Play Reading Presents Harvey Fierstein's TORCH SONG TRILOGY
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Connecticut

On May 9, 2017, at 7:00 p.m. Evenings@7 will present a staged reading of Harvey Fierstein's Tony-winning play about love, family and drag performance in the late 1970s New York, TORCH SONG TRILOGY. (more...)
Photo Flash: Playhouse on Park's THE LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC Opens Tonight! Photo Flash: Playhouse on Park's THE LAST TRAIN TO NIBROC Opens Tonight!
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Connecticut

Playhouse on Park presents Arlene Hutton's The Last Train To Nibroc, running April 26-May 14. (more...)
Kevin Nealon Brings His Comedy to Ridgefield Playhouse 5/4 Kevin Nealon Brings His Comedy to Ridgefield Playhouse 5/4
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Connecticut

Actor and stand-up comedian Kevin Nealon is best known as a cast member of "Saturday Night Live.' You've also seen him as Doug Wilson on the smash hit Showtimes series "Weeds," and he is a favorite of Adam Sandler's films such as "Happy Gilmore," "The Wedding Singer," "Joe Dirt" and "Little Nicky," among many others.  Now see Kevin Nealon return to his stand up roots when he brings a night of his signature comedy to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, May 4 at 8 p.m. as part of the Barts Tree Service Comedy Series.  (more...)
HOUSE AT POOH CORNER Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse 5/6 HOUSE AT POOH CORNER Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse 5/6
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Connecticut

Got Honey? Go on an adventure with Winnie the Pooh and friends with 'House at Pooh Corner' at The Ridgefield Playhouse on May 6 (more...)
Ben Vereen to Celebrate Career at Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month Ben Vereen to Celebrate Career at Ridgefield Playhouse Next Month
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Connecticut

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Ridgefield Magazine Broadway and Cabaret Series presents a night with the Legendary Tony Award-winning actor Ben Vereen on Sunday, May 21 at 8 p.m. (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 Connecticut

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 Connecticut

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...)
iLLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL Headed to O'Neill Center's National Music Theater Conference iLLA! A HIP HOP MUSICAL Headed to O'Neill Center's National Music Theater Conference
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Connecticut

Following a sold out "Best of Fest!" win at 2017's New York Musical Festival (NYMF), plus sold out runs in Ohio and Atlanta, iLLA! A Hip Hop Musical is headed to the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center's National Music Theater Conference (NMTC) this July. (more...)
Ars Nova, Goodspeed, Atlantic Theater and More Among NAMT's 2017 Grantees Ars Nova, Goodspeed, Atlantic Theater and More Among NAMT's 2017 Grantees
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Connecticut

The National Alliance for Musical Theatre (NAMT) announces 16 awards granted from their National Fund for New Musicals, a major funding program to support NAMT member not-for-profit theatres in their collaborations with writers to create, develop and produce new musicals. (more...)
Children of Rock to Hit the Road on SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour; Dates Announced! Children of Rock to Hit the Road on SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour; Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Connecticut

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced his high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock - The Musical will launch a US National Tour in Rochester, NY, at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre in September 2017. (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 Connecticut

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...)
Palace Theater Announces Exclusive April Tour Palace Theater Announces Exclusive April Tour
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Connecticut

The Palace Theater's popular monthly tour is Friday, April 28 from 11a.m. to 12:30p.m.  The tour program gives the public an opportunity to journey through 95 years of the theater's rich history and get a peek behind the scenes.  (more...)
Miles Anderson to Play Patriarch in HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford Stage Miles Anderson to Play Patriarch in HEARTBREAK HOUSE at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Connecticut

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the creative team and cast for George Bernard Shaw's comic and caustic masterwork Heartbreak House, directed by Tresnjak. The show plays May 11 to June 11. (more...)
Windham Theatre Guild Showcases Young Talent in SEUSSICAL JR Windham Theatre Guild Showcases Young Talent in SEUSSICAL JR
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Connecticut

Everyone loves Dr. Seuss!! Come see the future stars of the Windham Theatre Guild as they present the fun musical Seussical Jr. (more...)
ANIMAL FARM to Open Next Friday at TheatreWorks ANIMAL FARM to Open Next Friday at TheatreWorks
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Connecticut

On Friday, May 5 TheatreWorks New Milford will open their second show of the season, George Orwell's classic satire Animal Farm, adapted by Ian Wooldridge.   The curtain goes up at 8:00 p.m. on a four weekend run with an Opening Night Gala after the show on May 5. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Taylor Quick, Dan DeLuca, Samantha Sturm and More in Goodspeed's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLE Photo Flash: First Look at Taylor Quick, Dan DeLuca, Samantha Sturm and More in Goodspeed's THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLE
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Connecticut

017 Season with THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLE, now running through July 2. (more...)
A Weekend of Live Music, Comedy, and Whiskey at Mohegan Sun A Weekend of Live Music, Comedy, and Whiskey at Mohegan Sun
by Carissa Chesanek on April 26, 2017 in Connecticut

Over the weekend, Mohegan Sun hosted a wide selection of fun and entertainment. From live bands to stand up comedy acts, the casino didn't disappoint its guests.  (more...)
VIDEO: So Very... Watch Highlights from HEATHERS THE MUSICAL at Trinity College VIDEO: So Very... Watch Highlights from HEATHERS THE MUSICAL at Trinity College
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Connecticut

Heathers: The Musical plays Trinity College in Hartford, CT, this weekend, April 27-29 at 7:30pm. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below! (more...)
The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry presents THE LEGEND OF THE BANANA KID The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry presents THE LEGEND OF THE BANANA KID
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Connecticut

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry Presents The Legend of the Banana Kid by Frogtown Mountain Puppeteers Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Castle Craig Players' THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Castle Craig Players' THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Connecticut

Get ready for a non-stop musical blast from the past as the Castle Craig Players present THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES for two weeks only - May 5-14 - at their intimate Meriden venue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (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 Connecticut

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...)
Broadway's THE LITTLE FOXES, THE PRICE Among Global Scenic Services' Recent Projects Broadway's THE LITTLE FOXES, THE PRICE Among Global Scenic Services' Recent Projects
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Connecticut

Global Scenic Services, Inc. (GSS), an internationally respected scenery fabrication company, based in Bridgeport, Connecticut, turns the fantastical and dramatic visions of leading scenic designers of opera, ballet and drama productions into multi-dimensional realities. (more...)
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by BWW Staff on April 24, 2017 in Connecticut

Looking for your next theatre related job? BroadwayWorld has a database full of listings for jobs in the theatre/entertainment industry! Looking for candidates to fill that open position? Adding a listing to the BroadwayWorld Classifieds is free! (more...)
Warner Stage Company Presents FOLLIES Warner Stage Company Presents FOLLIES
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Connecticut

The Warner Stage Company will present FOLLIES on the Warner Main Stage May 6-14. A true theatrical event, this legendary masterpiece is considered by many to be the greatest musical ever created.  (more...)