Photo Flash: First Look- THE LAST 5 YEARS at The Barn Stage Company Photo Flash: First Look- THE LAST 5 YEARS at The Barn Stage Company
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2015

Cabaret at The Merc's Summer Series returns for its 2nd year with an incredibly moving and intimate production of Jason Robert Brown's The Last 5 Years, starring Allen Everman and Lisa Livesay. Direc... (more...)
The Barn Stage Company Presents THE LAST 5 YEARS The Barn Stage Company Presents THE LAST 5 YEARS
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2015

Presented by The Barn Stage Company, Cabaret at The Merc's Summer Series returns for its 2nd year with an incredibly moving and intimate production of Jason Robert Brown's The Last 5 Years, starring ... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/17; GYPSY in Rhode Island, GODSPELL in Westchester and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/17; GYPSY in Rhode Island, GODSPELL in Westchester and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 17, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Rhode Island, Westchester, Chicago and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include GYPSY in Rhode... (more...)
Segerstrom Center to Open 2015-16 Spotlight Series with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, 10/1-4 Segerstrom Center to Open 2015-16 Spotlight Series with FORBIDDEN BROADWAY, 10/1-4
by BWW News Desk on July 16, 2015

 Segerstrom Center for the Arts' 2015 - 2016 Spotlight Series opens with the sidesplitting savagery known as Forbidden Broadway October 1 - 4, 2015. There will be just four performances of a special a... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/10; DEAR EVAN HANSEN in DC, VANYA in Chicago & More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/10; DEAR EVAN HANSEN in DC, VANYA in Chicago & More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 10, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Chicago, St. Louis, Vancouver, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include DE... (more...)
ROOM ON THE BROOM Flies to Segerstrom Center, 10/25 & 31 ROOM ON THE BROOM Flies to Segerstrom Center, 10/25 & 31
by BWW News Desk on July 09, 2015

Tall Stories' magical musical stage adaptation of Room on the Broom, the best- selling book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, takes audiences aboard a magnificent broom for an unforgettable adven... (more...)
La Mirada Theatre to Present THE FUNKY PUNKS, 8/9 La Mirada Theatre to Present THE FUNKY PUNKS, 8/9
by BWW News Desk on July 09, 2015

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts presents Troubador Theater Company's The Funky Punks, a high energy, interactive, circus arts, clown extravaganza. Performances are on Sunday, August 9, 2015 ... (more...)
THE LION KING, THE ILLUSIONISTS and More to Preview Segerstrom Center's 2015-16 Season, 8/17 THE LION KING, THE ILLUSIONISTS and More to Preview Segerstrom Center's 2015-16 Season, 8/17
by BWW News Desk on July 06, 2015

Segerstrom Center for the Arts presents its annual Season Preview event highlighting the blockbuster 2015 - 2016 Broadway Series on Monday, August 17 at 7 p.m. in the Renee and Henry Segerstrom Concer... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Desert Rose's VITAMIN Q is the perfect prescription to fight boredom and generate laughs BWW Reviews: Desert Rose's VITAMIN Q is the perfect prescription to fight boredom and generate laughs
by Audrey Liebross on July 06, 2015

VITAMIN Q, a revue comprised of musical numbers by Eric Lane Barnes, now appearing at Desert Rose Playhouse, is hilariously funny and appropriate for gay-friendly audiences from teenagers on up.... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/3; HEATHERS in Austin, KINKY BOOTS in Canada and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/3; HEATHERS in Austin, KINKY BOOTS in Canada and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 03, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Austin, Milwaukee, Toronto, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include HEATHERS in Austin, T... (more...)
Rumer Willis Continues with DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! Tour at Segerstrom Following Foot Injury Rumer Willis Continues with DANCING WITH THE STARS: LIVE! Tour at Segerstrom Following Foot Injury
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2015

Following a sold-out winter tour and the 10th Anniversary Season of ABC's hit show Dancing with the Stars, Dancing with the Stars: Live! is back on the road, visiting Segerstrom Center for the Arts on... (more...)
BWW Interviews: Rebecca Taichman's Ever-Evolving Relationship with TWELFTH NIGHT BWW Interviews: Rebecca Taichman's Ever-Evolving Relationship with TWELFTH NIGHT
by Ellen Dostal on June 28, 2015

When the subject is Shakespeare's bittersweet comedy TWELFTH NIGHT, the metaphors and analogies come easily to director Rebecca Taichman, who uses words like 'epic,' 'complex,' 'Mozartian' and 'perfec... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/26; HAIRSPRAY at The Muny, THE FLICK in Orlando and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/26; HAIRSPRAY at The Muny, THE FLICK in Orlando and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 26, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in St. Louis, Orlando, Sacramento, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include HAIRSPRAY at The ... (more...)
Segerstrom Center to Welcome The National Circus & Acrobats of The People's Republic of China, 9/26 Segerstrom Center to Welcome The National Circus & Acrobats of The People's Republic of China, 9/26
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2015

For more than 50 years, The National Circus and Acrobats of The People's Republic of China has been entertaining and mesmerizing generations of audiences around the world with incredible feats. Segers... (more...)
BWW Reviews: High-Energy MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Entertains O.C. with Non-Stop Hits BWW Reviews: High-Energy MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Entertains O.C. with Non-Stop Hits
by Michael L. Quintos on June 22, 2015

For nearly three vigorous hours, MOTOWN - THE MUSICAL provides one helluva show. More like a CONCERT rather than your typical book musical, this dazzling, high-octane extravaganza of music and dance i... (more...)
BWW Previews: DEZART PERFORMS Announces Exciting 2015-16 Season BWW Previews: DEZART PERFORMS Announces Exciting 2015-16 Season
by David Green on June 19, 2015

Dezart Performs' eighth season of innovative theatrical works in the Coachella Valley opens on November 13, 2015, and it will be the dynamic performing arts group's biggest and best ever, promises Art... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/19; MY FAIR LADY at the Muny, ON YOUR FEET! and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 6/19; MY FAIR LADY at the Muny, ON YOUR FEET! and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 19, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Maine, Chicago, Italy, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include FAME at Maine State Music ... (more...)
La Mirada Theatre to Present THE FREEDOM MACHINE as Part of Play Development Series La Mirada Theatre to Present THE FREEDOM MACHINE as Part of Play Development Series
by BWW News Desk on June 17, 2015

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS announces the first new musical in its INKSLINGERS Play Development Series, THE FREEDOM MACHINE, music and lyrics by Shane Alexander, story and book by Larry ... (more...)
Segerstrom Center to Welcome Students for Annual Summer at the Center Program, 7/20-8/1 Segerstrom Center to Welcome Students for Annual Summer at the Center Program, 7/20-8/1
by BWW News Desk on June 17, 2015

For the 24th consecutive year, Segerstrom Center for the Arts will offer its Summer at the Center [SATC] program for Orange County at risk youths. It will be held July 20 - August 1. A nationally reco... (more...)
BWW Previews: Scott Dreier's DORIS AND ME! Will Play at CVRep as Part of Its Summer Cabaret Series BWW Previews: Scott Dreier's DORIS AND ME! Will Play at CVRep as Part of Its Summer Cabaret Series
by Audrey Liebross on June 17, 2015

The Coachella Valley Repertory (CVRep), as part of its 2015 summer cabaret series, will feature a three-performance return engagement of DORIS AND ME! The program is billed as a 'sentimental journey' ... (more...)
   
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