Bo Roddie, Mandi Masden & More to Lead BLUEPRINTS TO FREEDOM at La Jolla, KC Rep Bo Roddie, Mandi Masden & More to Lead BLUEPRINTS TO FREEDOM at La Jolla, KC Rep
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse and Kansas City Repertory Theatre announce the cast and creative team for its world-premiere production of Blueprints to Freedom: An Ode to Bayard Rustin, by Michael Benjamin Washin... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/24; 'Awesome' INTO THE WOODS at The Muny, BUDDY in Raleigh and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/24; 'Awesome' INTO THE WOODS at The Muny, BUDDY in Raleigh and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 24, 2015

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Raleigh, Sacramento, St. Louis and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include an 'awesome' INTO ... (more...)
BWW Review:  THE ADDAMS FAMILY A NEW MUSICAL is Creepy Funny at the New Theatre in Overland Park BWW Review: THE ADDAMS FAMILY A NEW MUSICAL is Creepy Funny at the New Theatre in Overland Park
by Steve Wilson on July 19, 2015

All things ghoulish, macabre, ghastly, and a little bit frightening are alive and well living within the walls of the Addams Family home. The only place to see this outrageous musical comedy is at th... (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...)
BWW Preview:  The Fringe Festival Comes to Kansas City BWW Preview: The Fringe Festival Comes to Kansas City
by Steve Wilson on July 15, 2015

The Fringe Festival returns to Kansas City from July 16 through July 26. The festival will be held at 20 venues in the metropolitan area, including the Arts Asylum, Unicorn Theatre, and Union Station... (more...)
BWW Review:  SHREK THE MUSICAL a Family Delight at the White Theatre BWW Review: SHREK THE MUSICAL a Family Delight at the White Theatre
by Steve Wilson on July 13, 2015

A delightful production of Shrek the Musical opened Saturday night July 11 at the White Theatre in the Jewish Community Center in Overland Park, Kan. Tim Bair directs the production in conjunction wi... (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...)
Theatre in the Park Summer Season Continues with THE SECRET GARDEN Theatre in the Park Summer Season Continues with THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk on July 04, 2015

An outdoor park setting is the perfect place for the enchanting and moving musical "SECRET GARDEN," which takes the Theatre in the Park stage Friday, July 3 and continuing through Sunday, July 5, and ... (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...)
SHREK Begins 7/11 at The J SHREK Begins 7/11 at The J
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2015

 A beloved big green ogre is taking the stage at both the Jewish Community Center of Greater Kansas City, The J, and Theatre in the Park, for an extra long run of the hilarious and heartwarming Shrek,... (more...)
Broadway in Branson Abruptly Closes THE LITTLE MERMAID Due to Statements of Racism and Inequality Broadway in Branson Abruptly Closes THE LITTLE MERMAID Due to Statements of Racism and Inequality
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2015

Producer with Broadway in Branson, Justin Tranchita, announced that Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, has been cancelled abruptly.  It was scheduled to run through the end of September at The Whitehouse Th... (more...)
The Barn Players Present EQUUS, 7/31-8/16 The Barn Players Present EQUUS, 7/31-8/16
by BWW News Desk on June 28, 2015

"EQUUS" is the next production at the Barn Players, 6219 Martway in Mission, Kansas (suburban Kansas City) July 31st through August 16th - Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:30 and Sunday matinees at 2... (more...)
BWW Review: THE TASTE TEST Now at the Just Off Broadway Theatre BWW Review: THE TASTE TEST Now at the Just Off Broadway Theatre
by Steve Wilson on June 26, 2015

The Taste Test by Kansas City playwright Frank Higgins is currently playing at the Just Off Broadway Theatre in Kansas City. The Taste Test is a Phoenix KC Theatre production in partnership with KC M... (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...)
Comedy Magician Chipper Lowell Continues THE HITS in Branson; Returns for 2nd Season of MASTERS OF ILLUSION Comedy Magician Chipper Lowell Continues THE HITS in Branson; Returns for 2nd Season of MASTERS OF ILLUSION
by TV News Desk on June 23, 2015

The second season of the all-new MASTERS OF ILLUSION Premieres Friday, July 10 on the CW Network, and features even more great escapes, fascinating sleight of hand, large scale illusions and award-win... (more...)
BWW Review:  'Bohemian Rhapsody' Rocks Musical Monday and Tuesday in Kansas City BWW Review: 'Bohemian Rhapsody' Rocks Musical Monday and Tuesday in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson on June 23, 2015

"That song alone is worth the price of a ticket." That comment was made by an audience member after Daniel Beeman and the cast of Musical Monday performed "Bohemian Rhapsody" at the close of Act I fo... (more...)
BWW Review: A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD Opens at The Coterie Theatre in Kansas City BWW Review: A YEAR WITH FROG AND TOAD Opens at The Coterie Theatre in Kansas City
by Steve Wilson on June 21, 2015

This toad will not give you warts, but he will make your side hurt from laughing so hard. A Year with Frog and Toad opened on Friday June 19 at the Coterie Theatre in Kansas City, Missouri. Based on... (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...)
BWW Reviews: ONCE Is a Musical Love Story at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts BWW Reviews: ONCE Is a Musical Love Story at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
by Steve Wilson on June 17, 2015

Once, the humorous modern musical, opened on Tuesday June 16 at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri. The love story only needs to be seen Once to appreciate the beaut... (more...)
Eamonn McCrystal's THE MUSIC OF NORTHERN IRELAND Takes Home Four Emmy Awards Eamonn McCrystal's THE MUSIC OF NORTHERN IRELAND Takes Home Four Emmy Awards
by BWW News Desk on June 17, 2015

Filmed before a live audience in the historic and stunningly opulent Grand Opera House in Belfast, The Music of Northern Ireland made a clean sweep with 4 Emmy Awards at The 37th Annual Emmy Awards Ga... (more...)
   
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