BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FESTIVAL 2014: ADELAIDE WRITERS'WEEK: A HISTORY OF CHRISTIANITY Takes and Investigative Approach|
by Barry Lenny (Australia - Adelaide)
(3/7/2014) - MacCulloch is one of the most insightful and well-spoken speakers to have graced the Adelaide Writers' Week in recent years.
BWW Reviews: We'd Be Lying If We Disparaged THE LIAR
by Jeff Davis (Austin)
(3/7/2014) - Honesty may be the best policy, but it's not the most fun one. Thank God 16th century playwright Pierre Corneille and modern day playwright David Ives have an affinity for the truth-challenged. Ives's modern take on Corneille's classic French comedy The Liar is an exhilarating and side-splitting mix of the old and new, and Austin Playhouse's production of it reminds us just how exceptional the Austin theater community is.
BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE FRINGE 2014: FIVE.POINT.ONE PRESENTS 'NOTORIOUSLY YOURS' BY VAN BADHAM Showcases A Disturbing Microcosm Of Our Society
by Barry Lenny (Australia - Adelaide)
(3/7/2014) - The play gave us the discomfort of holding our phones up to mirror ourselves in an ultimately chilling look at currently socially accepted mores and politics.
BWW Reviews: CATCO's I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE Great Date-Night Fare
by Lisa Norris (Columbus)
(3/7/2014) - If you holed up in hibernation through the Arctic Freeze that was Valentine's Day, and the slightly rising temperatures have you thinking about spring romance, you're in luck. CATCO'S "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" is just the perfect date-night fare to wake up your romantic side.
What to Watch in San Diego this Weekend: 3/7/14
by E.H. Reiter (San Diego)
(3/7/2014) - What theatre are you watching this weekend in San Diego?
PHOTO FLASH: First Onstage Photos of Kentwood Players' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF, Opening 3/14
by Shari Barrett (Los Angeles)
(3/7/2014) - Kentwood Players proudly presents the Tony Award winning musical "Fiddler on the Roof" with book by Joseph Stein, lyrics by Jerry Bock, and music by Sheldon Harnick from March 14 to April 19 with 20 performances on Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm, Sundays at 2pm, and Thursdays on April 3, 10, and 17 at 8pm at the Westchester Playhouse, located at 8301 Hindry Avenue, Westchester, CA 90045.
BWW Reviews: DERBY DAY Proves Some Families Are Better Bets Than Others
by Shari Barrett (Los Angeles)
(3/7/2014) - The Los Angeles Premiere of the critically acclaimed DERBY DAY written and directed by Samuel Brett Williams explores love, family and mortality in his dark comedy set in his hometown of Hot Springs, Arkansas. The play centers on the dysfunctional Ballard brothers who are in town for their abusive, alcoholic father's funeral. They drink, cuss and fight over family secrets and wager one last bet for the chance at finally becoming a family.
Nanina Rosebud cierra el elenco de 'Mierda de artista'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez (Spain)
(3/7/2014) - La obra escrita por Ferran Gonzalez y Joan Miquel Perez llegara a la Sala Verde de los Teatros del Canal de Madrid el 29 de mayo.
BWW Reviews: LBJ Goes ALL THE WAY in Schenkkan's Exciting Political Drama
by Michael Dale
(3/7/2014) - Bryan Cranston leads a top-notch ensemble as LBJ politicking the country toward civil rights.
Neil LaBute's SOME GIRL(S) Kicks Off Dragon Theater's 2nd Stages Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)
(3/7/2014) - Some Girl(s) by Neil LaBute kicks off Dragon Theatre's new 2nd Stages Program.
ComedySportz Houston to Kick Off March Madnezz Improv Comedy Tournament Today
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Houston)
(3/7/2014) - Each year in March the sports world turns its attention to the 68 college basketball teams vying for a national title in the NCAA Division of Men's Basketball Championship. ComedySportz gets into the game with their annual March Madnezz improv comedy tournament. The tournament divides the ComedySportz ensemble into eight teams that compete in a month long elimination competition. The winners are crowned the 2014 Houston Heroes with bragging rights all year long.
Franklin Performing Arts Presents CULINARY CABARET Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Boston)
(3/7/2014) - The Franklin Performing Arts Company (FPAC) presents Culinary Cabaret 2014 tonight, March 7, from 7-10 p.m. at Clarke, The Ultimate Kitchen Resource and Culinary Center, 393 Fortune Boulevard, in Milford.
Road Less Traveled Productions Opens AN ILIAD Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Buffalo)
(3/7/2014) - Up next for Road Less Traveled Productions during its 10th Anniversary 2013-14 season is An Iliad by Denis O'Hare & Lisa Peterson, a contemporary retelling of the epic poem depicting the Trojan War. The script, rife with commentary on what it means to be a nation at war, will have its Western New York premiere (including new original score by Al Kryszak) at the Road Less Traveled Theater this month.
Loni Love Performs at The Colonial Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Comedy - Boston)
(3/7/2014) - Nationally acclaimed comedienne, Loni Love brings her stand-up tour to The Colonial Theatre tonight, March 7 at 8pm. Loni is co-Host of the new daytime talk show The Real, a guest DJ for The Ellen Show, a regular panelist on E!'s Chelsea Lately, co-host of CafeMocha Radio Show, and author of the new book Love Him or Leave Him.
Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, Max Tan and More Play Mozart, Barber and Mahler Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Classical - Boston)
(3/7/2014) - The Boston Philharmonic Youth Orchestra will perform Mozart's OVERTURE TO THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO, Barber's VIOLIN CONCERTO featuring Max Tan on violin, and Mahler's SYMPHONY NO. 5, tonight, March 7, 2014 at 8 p.m. in Symphony Hall.
Milagro Celebrates International Women's Day with MUJERES Today
by BWW News Desk (Portland)
(3/7/2014) - This year Milagro is happy to celebrate The International Women's Day with a late night party with music and surprise performances in celebration of womanhood directed by Olga Sanchez. Our annual Spanish language program will be held at El Zocalo in El Centro Milagro (537 SE Stark st, Portland OR 97214) from 10 pm to 1 am today, March 7. Admission is free for all the ladies and for patrons attending Ardiente Paciencia that evening. Tickets available at the door. Women free and five dollars for others.
Seacoast Rep Presents 'I COULD JUST DIARY...ROUND 2' Tonight
by BWW News Desk (New Hampshire)
(3/7/2014) - Seacoast Repertory Theatre gears up for I Could Just Diary; Teen Angst: Live Onstage! Round 2 tonight, March 7th, 2014 at 8PM. I Could Just Diary is a community focused event, featuring more than 15 local actors, writers, and notable personalities all reading their worst, most embarrassing, most awkward journal and diary entries live. The focus is to bring locals together and to share an intimate part of themselves with an audience who 'thinks' they know them well. The result is that no one is safe from their awkward adolescent past.
LIGHTWIRE: THE SHOW Set for Town Hall Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Vermont)
(3/7/2014) - Lightwire Theater, known for their signature brand of dazzling visuals and poignant storytelling, will launch 'LIGHTWIRE: THE SHOW' at Middlebury's Town Hall Theater tonight, March 7. Audiences of all ages will enjoy this fascinating adventure created by dancer-acrobats who perform in complete darkness, their costumes covered with thousands of LED lights. The colors on their bodies fly through the theater, creating a jaw-dropping theatrical event.
Brave New Workshop Theatre Offers ASL Performance of A SNOWPLOW NAMED DESIRE Today
by BWW News Desk (Minneapolis)
(3/7/2014) - Today, March 7, The Brave New Workshop Theatre welcomes deaf and hard-of-hearing patrons to enjoy a performance of their smash hit show 'A Snowplow Named Desire: Love in Minnesota' with the help of professional ASL interpreters Tarra Grammenos (NIC Advanced) and Carlos Grant. This ASL-interpreted show will take place at the Brave New Workshop Theatre main stage at 824 Hennepin Ave in downtown Minneapolis.
ENSEMBLE LPR Performs Songs from Bryce Dessner's St. Carolyn at Le Poisson Rouge Tonight
by BWW News Desk (New York City)
(3/7/2014) - To celebrate the release of Bryce Dessner's new album Ensemble LPR will perform at Le Poisson Rouge tonight, March 7, with Andre de Ridder conducting.
DM Playhouse Presents CAPS FOR SALE Today
by BWW News Desk (Des Moines)
(3/7/2014) - The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents 'Caps for Sale,' today, Mar. 7. This story is the latest in the 2013-14 season of Friday Funday, a creative participatory story theatre program for children ages 4-6. Performances are at the Playhouse, Friday, Mar. 7, at 9:30 AM, 10:30 AM, and 1:30 PM. Shows are approximately 45 minutes in length. A
Park City Institute and Strategic News Service Present THE STORY OF MY BODY: A MEDICAL REVOLUTION With Dr. Larry Smarr Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Salt Lake City)
(3/7/2014) - Dr. Larry Smarr is an astrophysicist turned computer scientist turned healthcare futurist. By charting and examining every minute detail about his own body's input and output (i.e., everything from skin temperature to the microbial make-up of stool samples), he's challenging the status quo of how we view health. The founder of Calit2 and the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (and an advisor to NASA, NIH, DOE and NSF), Dr. Smarr comes to Park City to talk about his breakthrough experiments in self-diagnostics and identifying solutions for the future of healthcare today, March 7 as part of the 2013-2014 "Future in Review" speaker series. The evening, 'The Story of My Body: A Medical Revolution," takes place in the intimate Black Box Theater of Park City's Eccles Center at 7:30p.m. Tickets are $25.
CLO Ambassadors Hold 17th Annual Wine Tasting & Silent Auction Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Pittsburgh)
(3/7/2014) - The Pittsburgh CLO Ambassadors' 17th Annual Wine Tasting and Silent Auction will take place tonight, March 7, 2014, at the Duquesne Club, and will feature wines from Capital Wine & Spirits.
DISTORTED DIZNEE Celebrates Second Anniversary Today
by BWW News Desk (New York City)
(3/7/2014) - The Laurie Beechman Theater continues its reign as The Happiest Place on Earth as Dallas DuBois presents DISTORTED DIZNEE. This late night cult hit featuring drag stars Holly Dae, Bootsie LeFaris, Pixie Aventura and Brenda Dharling celebrates its 2-year anniversary tonight, March 7, 2014.
MATILDA's Bailey Ryon Performs at Gettysburg Community Theatre's CINDERELLA BALL Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Central Pennsylvania)
(3/7/2014) - A South Central PA native and Tony Award-Winning child actress, Bailey Ryon, recently seen on Broadway as one of the original actresses in the title role in Broadway's Matilda the musical, will perform at The Cinderella Ball tonight, March 7th at 6:30pm at The Gettysburg Hotel Ballroom located at One Lincoln Square in downtown historic Gettysburg. The Cinderella Ball is the 2014 Gala Benefit Concert for the non-profit organization the Gettysburg Community Theatre.
Theatre Memphis Opens JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Memphis)
(3/7/2014) - Jesus Christ Superstar, a rock opera by the legendary team of Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice, will be resurrected on the Lohrey Stage at Theatre Memphis tonight, March 7 - 30, 2014.
BWW Interview: Steven C. Anderson Offers a Familiar Story from a New Prospective
by Paul Batterson (Columbus)
(3/7/2014) - When he writes a play, Columbus resident Steven C. Anderson usually begins within an idea and finds the right cast to present it. With THE WOLF TALES, which opens tonight, March 7 at the Studio Two Theatre in the Riffe Center, Anderson did things the other way around. He started with a cast and wrote a children's play tailor-made for their strengths.
De'Adre Aziza, Rebecca Naomi Jones and More to Join Stew's THE NEW STEW REVIEW at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk
(3/7/2014) - 54 BELOW presents Tony Award winner Stew (Passing Strange) in 'The New Stew Review,' tonight, March 7 and Saturday, March 8 at 8PM. Special guest performers for the evening include Tony nominee De'Adre Aziza (Passing Strange), Luqman Brown (Hurt Village), David Cale (Threepenny Opera), Eisa Davis (Passing Strange), Vondie Curtis-Hall (Dreamgirls), Alex Emanuel (Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep, Three Days of Rain), and Rebecca Naomi Jones (Passing Strange).
Huntington Kicks Off Special Events for THE SEAGULL Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk (Boston)
(3/7/2014) - In conjunction with its upcoming production of Anton Chekhov's passionate classic The Seagull, Huntington Theatre Company will host a number of special post-show conversations. Admission to onsite post-show events is free with a ticket to The Seagull, available at huntingtontheatre.org/seagull, by phone at 617 266 0800, or in person at the BU Theatre (264 Huntington Avenue) and Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA (527 Tremont Street) box offices. Tickets start at $25. Performances begin Today, March 7, 2014 at the Avenue of the Arts / BU Theatre.
The Center for the Arts Presents DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk (Nashville)
(3/7/2014) - The Center for the Arts will present the musical comedy 'Dirty Rotten Scoundrels' weekends today, March 7-23, with Today and Saturday shows at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m.
COCA Offers 'Family Night on Broadway' Special for PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at Peabody Opera House Tonight
by BWW News Desk (St. Louis)
(3/7/2014) - COCA is pleased to present an offer from COCA's partner the Peabody Opera House. Peabody Opera House is thrilled to have the five-time Tony Award winning production of PETER AND THE STARCATCHER this weekend, March 7 - 9. Being offered to the COCA community is a Family Night on Broadway ticket special.
CUNY TV's ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE Features KUNG FU's Cole Horibe, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk
(3/7/2014) - CUNY TV's monthly ASIAN AMERICAN LIFE series - recently nominated for a New York Emmy Award for Best Public/Current/Community Affairs Series - returns in March with an all-new interview with actor Cole Horibe, star of David Henry Hwang's Kung Fu, a new play about the late Bruce Lee, now in an extended engagement at New York City's Signature Theatre.
STAGEright's THE ELEPHANT MAN Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Seattle)
(3/7/2014) - STAGEright Theatre has announced its upcoming production of The Elephant Man, tonight, March 7th through March 22nd. Written by Bernard Pomerance and directed by Robert Bogue.
TRAFALGAR 24 Kicks Off at Driftwood Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk (Toronto)
(3/7/2014) - TRAFALGAR 24, a fundraising event in support of Driftwood Theatre: part creation, part incubation, part theatre festival, part gala, equals one epic night not to be missed tonight, March 7th, 2014.
Chris Chan's Tribute to Barry Manilow, BARRY'S SONG BOOK, Set for Downtown Cabaret Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk (Connecticut)
(3/7/2014) - Chris Chan's Musical Tribute to Barry Manilow: Barry's Song Book premieres in Connecticut on stage of Bridgeport's Downtown Cabaret Theatre for three performances ONLY today and Saturday, March 7 and 8.
Off-Center Stages LIVED/RE-LIVED at the Jones, Now thru 3/21
by BWW News Desk (Denver)
(3/7/2014) - Off-Center's LIVED/RE-LIVED, the live realization of true Denver stories in collaboration with The Narrators, will play The Jones tonight, March 7 and March 14 and 21. Doors open at 8pm and the show starts at 8:30pm