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Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW on April 23, 2017 in Dayton

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Dare to Defy Productions to Present Classic GUYS AND DOLLS Dare to Defy Productions to Present Classic GUYS AND DOLLS
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Dayton

Dare to Defy Productions will be bringing the classic Guys and Dolls to the magnificent Victoria Theatre, for one weekend only May 19, 2017- May 20, 2017. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Dayton

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...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Dayton

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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 21, 2017 in Dayton

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 WEST SIDE STORY in Philadelphia, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in Los Angeles, and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake City, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW on April 16, 2017 in Dayton

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Dayton (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 14, 2017 in Dayton

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 RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Raleigh, and SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Phoenix, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
20th Century Civil Rights Icon to Take the Stage in THURGOOD at The Human Race Theatre Company 20th Century Civil Rights Icon to Take the Stage in THURGOOD at The Human Race Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on April 11, 2017 in Dayton

This spring, The Human Race Theatre Company (HRTC) celebrates one of the 20th century's best-known jurists and civil rights icons when it presents George Stevens, Jr.'s Thurgood as the first full-length theatrical production in the 54-seat performance space at its Caryl D. Philips Creativity Center.  (more...)
Experience Alumapalooza, Festivals, Concerts, Antiques and More Near Dayton This Spring Experience Alumapalooza, Festivals, Concerts, Antiques and More Near Dayton This Spring
by BWW News Desk on April 11, 2017 in Dayton

Located on I-75 just 30 miles north of Dayton, Ohio you'll find a wonderful variety of outdoor recreation sure to satisfy every travel preference. (more...)
VTA's April Mid-Day Arts Cafe Features the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company VTA's April Mid-Day Arts Cafe Features the Dayton Contemporary Dance Company
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2017 in Dayton

Victoria Theatre Association (VTA) presents the popular lunchtime arts preview series Mid-Day Arts Cafe on Tuesday, April 18, 2017 in the Wintergarden, located inside the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center. April features the award-winning Dayton Contemporary Dance Company (DCDC), under the artistic direction of Debbie Blunden-Diggs and Crystal Perkins with highlights from their season through a selection of works by highly acclaimed choreographers.  Tickets can be purchased at www.TicketCenterstage.com or by calling 937-228-3630 or 888-228-3630. (more...)
VTA and Five Rivers Metroparks Announce 2017-2018 NAT GEO LIVE! Speakers VTA and Five Rivers Metroparks Announce 2017-2018 NAT GEO LIVE! Speakers
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2017 in Dayton

Victoria Theatre Association (VTA) and Five Rivers MetroParks' announce speakers for 2017-2018 Nat Geo Live! Series.  Held at the historic Victoria Theatre, Nat Geo Live is a three-part speaker series showcasing the world through the eyes of explorers, photographers, and filmmakers. The 2017-2018 series featuresMIREYA MAYOR: PINK BOOTS AND A MACHETE, BERTIE GREGORY: WILD_LIFE, and TERRY VIRTS:VIEW FROM ABOVE. Season Tickets for the newly added Sunday 2 p.m. and Monday 7 p.m. shows are on sale now and can be purchased at Ticket Center Stage Box Office or by calling 937-228-3630 and (toll-free) 888-228-3630. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/09/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/09/2017
by BWW on April 09, 2017 in Dayton

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/7; NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/7; NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 07, 2017 in Dayton

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 NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma, and RULES OF SECONDS in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Playhouse South presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Playhouse South presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BWW News Desk on April 04, 2017 in Dayton

Playhouse South presents Terrence McNally's Catch Me If You Can. Catch Me If You Can is a high-flying musical comedy about chasing your dreams and not getting caught. Based on the hit film and the incredible true story, this splashy spectacle follows the adventures of a globetrotting con artist named Frank Abagnale, Jr. (more...)
Jim Stanek and Eve Plumb to Headline World Premiere Stage Adaptation of FAMILY TIES in Dayton Jim Stanek and Eve Plumb to Headline World Premiere Stage Adaptation of FAMILY TIES in Dayton
by BWW News Desk on April 03, 2017 in Dayton

The Human Race Theatre Company (HRTC) announces the cast and creative team for its 30th anniversary season closer, the world premiere comedy Family Ties, written by Daniel Goldstein (The Song of Songs, Unknown Soldier and Row), based on the classic television series, directed by HRTC President & Artistic Director Kevin Moore and produced by special arrangement by Araca Media & Entertainment. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/02/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/02/2017
by BWW on April 02, 2017 in Dayton

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/31; THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Omaha, CAROUSEL in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/31; THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Omaha, CAROUSEL in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 31, 2017 in Dayton

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 THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Omaha, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Tampa, and CAROUSEL in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 3/26/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 3/26/2017
by BWW on March 26, 2017 in Dayton

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BWW Feature: Broadway Couple Amy Spanger and Brian Shepard Launch MARRIED TO BROADWAY Masterclass Tour BWW Feature: Broadway Couple Amy Spanger and Brian Shepard Launch MARRIED TO BROADWAY Masterclass Tour
by Kyle Christopher West on March 25, 2017 in Dayton

Between their two lofty resumes, Broadway husband-and-wife duo Amy Spanger and Brian Shepard have a grand total of 15 Broadway credits to their names. Adding in their multiple film/TV credits and cast recordings, the phrase 'triple threat' couldn't be a better fit to define their talents. And with the skills they've honed on 'the boards,' the couple is eager to support the next generation of Broadway gypsies through their new training program: 'Married to Broadway.' (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 24, 2017 in Dayton

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 SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte, and BUS STOP in Denver, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at ON GOLDEN POND at The Human Race Theatre Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at ON GOLDEN POND at The Human Race Theatre
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in Dayton

This April, The Human Race Theatre Company (HRTC) makes a warm and welcome return to On Golden Pond. The preview performance of On Golden Pond is Thursday, April 6. Opening night is Friday, April 7. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the production! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 3/19/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW on March 19, 2017 in Dayton

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 17, 2017 in Dayton

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 RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre, SPAMILTON in Chicago, SWSX coverage in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 3/12/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 3/12/2017
by BWW on March 12, 2017 in Dayton

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Huber Heights Performing Arts Hall of Fame to Host PERFORMANCE SHOWCASE Huber Heights Performing Arts Hall of Fame to Host PERFORMANCE SHOWCASE
by BWW News Desk on March 10, 2017 in Dayton

Huber Heights Performing Arts Hall of Fame have added a second night of festivities with a performance showcase highlighting the talents of the 2017 inductees. Today, March 10th, at 7:30 PM is the 'Performance Showcase'. The Dinner & Inductions are Saturday, March 11th, inside the high school. (more...)