BWW Review: BLASTED Searches for the Fuse BWW Review: BLASTED Searches for the Fuse
by Steve Feeney on August 29, 2016

Director Lindsey Higgins has audio recordings of British and American politicians play before the action begins in the 60 Grit Theatre Company's production of Sarah Kane's 'Blasted.' Their stuffy proc... (more...)
Kittery's Own Threshold Stage Brings Richard Nelson's Award Winning Play 'Sorry' to the Seacoast Kittery's Own Threshold Stage Brings Richard Nelson's Award Winning Play 'Sorry' to the Seacoast
by BWW News Desk on August 24, 2016

Threshold Stage Company's intimately staged production of Richard Nelson's 'Sorry' at the Star Theatre in Kittery, Maine, (September 9th - September 18th), invites the audience to pull up a chair at t... (more...)
Non-Stop Bedroom Farce BOEING BOEING to Land at TAM Next Month Non-Stop Bedroom Farce BOEING BOEING to Land at TAM Next Month
by BWW News Desk on August 23, 2016

Marc Camoletti's swinging 60's sex farce Boeing Boeing takes off at Theater at Monmouth Thursday, September 15th at 7:30 p.m.... (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 8/21/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 8/21/2016
by BWW on August 21, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/21/2016 for Maine... (more...)
BWW Review Storytellers, Musicmakers, Dreamers: McCourt's THE IRISH Captivates in Portland BWW Review Storytellers, Musicmakers, Dreamers: McCourt's THE IRISH Captivates in Portland
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold on August 20, 2016

'We are the storytellers; we are the musicmakers; we are the dreamers of dreams.' With these words the cast of Frank McCourt's The Irish and How They Got That Way brings to a close a spellbinding even... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/19; Signature's JELLY'S LAST JAM, BILLY ELLIOT in Israel and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/19; Signature's JELLY'S LAST JAM, BILLY ELLIOT in Israel and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 19, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Washington, DC, Milwaukee, Israel and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include Signature Theat... (more...)
CALENDAR GIRLS Set to Usher in Penobscot Theatre Company's 43rd Season CALENDAR GIRLS Set to Usher in Penobscot Theatre Company's 43rd Season
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2016

Penobscot Theatre Company is excited to kick-off its 2016-2017 Season with the Maine professional premiere of Calendar Girls, a comedy that has delighted audiences on both sides of the pond. With a sc... (more...)
BWW Interview: On a Magic Carpet Ride: ALADDIN and the Musicals of Robin and Clark BWW Interview: On a Magic Carpet Ride: ALADDIN and the Musicals of Robin and Clark
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold on August 16, 2016

When Aladdin, directed and choreographed by Raymond Marc Dumont, opens on August 22, the four performances at Maine State Music Theatre will mark twenty-six years of collaboration and fifteen original... (more...)
Acorn Productions Hires New Director of Training Acorn Productions Hires New Director of Training
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2016

Acorn Productions, a non-profit theatrical education company dedicated to nurturing the performing arts in Portland, is thrilled to announce that they have hired Carmen-Maria Mandley as the new Direct... (more...)
Volunteers at Hackmatack Playhouse Run the Show Volunteers at Hackmatack Playhouse Run the Show
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2016

On a recent day, Julie McTague of Epping was showing ticket-holders to their seats at Hackmatack Playhouse. McTague is taking the summer off from acting but still wants to hang out at this theater on ... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Frank McCourt's THE IRISH AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY, a Co-Production of MSMT and Portland Stage Photo Flash: First Look at Frank McCourt's THE IRISH AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY, a Co-Production of MSMT and Portland Stage
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2016

Two of Maine's most revered cultural institutions, Portland Stage in Portland and Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT) in Brunswick, are pleased to announce their co-production of Frank McCourt's THE IRIS... (more...)
BWW Review: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Rolls Through Ogunquit BWW Review: PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Rolls Through Ogunquit
by Steve Feeney on August 15, 2016

You're either on the bus or you're not on the bus, so the old saying goes. Currently, audiences at the Ogunquit Playhouse are willingly climbing onboard for a wild ride.... (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Ogunquit Playhouse's HUNCHBACK Cast Creates Moving Tribute to Victims of Orlando, Dallas, and Police Violence STAGE TUBE: Ogunquit Playhouse's HUNCHBACK Cast Creates Moving Tribute to Victims of Orlando, Dallas, and Police Violence
by Ashlee Latimer on August 14, 2016

As the world continues to face dark times, members of the theatre community are choosing to respond to tragedy with art that spreads hope for the future. According to Matthew Curiano, when the cast of... (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 8/14/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Maine - Week of 8/14/2016
by BWW on August 14, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/14/2016 for Maine... (more...)
BWW Interview: In Sunshine or in Shadow: Peter Cormican, Charis Leos, and Cary Michele Miller in McCourt's IRISH BWW Interview: In Sunshine or in Shadow: Peter Cormican, Charis Leos, and Cary Michele Miller in McCourt's IRISH
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold on August 13, 2016

'There are two kinds of people in the world, as ye very well know,' Peter Cormican asserts in a lilting accent, 'those that are Irish and those that want to be.' The English-born actor, son Irish pare... (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/12; CABARET in Boston, AIDA at The Muny, NICE WORK at Music Circus and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 8/12; CABARET in Boston, AIDA at The Muny, NICE WORK at Music Circus and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 12, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, St. Louis, Sacramento and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include CABARET in Boston, ... (more...)
BWW Review: Playful, Joyous MAMMA MIA! Rocks MSMT Stage BWW Review: Playful, Joyous MAMMA MIA! Rocks MSMT Stage
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold on August 12, 2016

The electric, near ecstatic atmosphere in Brunswick's Pickard Theater last night more closely resembled that of a rock concert than a theatre company opening. For months in advance, the sold out box o... (more...)
Studio Theatre of Bath to Present Pulitzer Prize-Winning TALLEY'S FOLLY Studio Theatre of Bath to Present Pulitzer Prize-Winning TALLEY'S FOLLY
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2016

Studio Theatre of Bath presents Lanford Wilson's Pulitzer Prize Winning Play 'Talley's Folly' in the uniquely suited Library Park Gazebo beginning Thursday, August 18th.... (more...)
Maine State Music Theatre Presents ALADDIN This Month Maine State Music Theatre Presents ALADDIN This Month
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2016

Come along with Aladdin as he journeys to the Cave of Treasures to find the magic lamp… and the Genie who lives inside!... (more...)
Portland Stage and MSMT Team for THE IRISH AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY Portland Stage and MSMT Team for THE IRISH AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2016

Two of Maine's most revered cultural institutions, Portland Stage in Portland and Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT) in Brunswick, are pleased to announce their co-production of Frank McCourt's THE IRIS... (more...)
Starry PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Starts Tonight at Ogunquit Playhouse Starry PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Starts Tonight at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2016

Get your glitter on and take the ride of your life with the hilarious and heartwarming Tony Award-winning Broadway musical, Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, based on the Oscar-winning film on stage at ... (more...)
Ogunquit Playhouse Appoints New Development Director Dan Breen Ogunquit Playhouse Appoints New Development Director Dan Breen
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse has announced the appointment of Dan Breen to the position of Director of Development. Mr. Breen has 30 years of fundraising experience at educational and arts institutions incl... (more...)
ALMOST, MAINE Set to Open at Hackmatack Next Week ALMOST, MAINE Set to Open at Hackmatack Next Week
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2016

?Nine vignettes, nine couples and 18 very different characters, with just four actors to fill the roles. This is both the challenge and the beauty of the upcoming Hackmatack Playhouse version of Almos... (more...)
BWW Interview: It's a Party!: Cory Jeacoma Debuts in MAMMA MIA! BWW Interview: It's a Party!: Cory Jeacoma Debuts in MAMMA MIA!
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold on August 08, 2016

It's a party -under the blue skies and Mediterranean sun of a Greek island - or at least an evocation of that paradise on the stage of Maine State Music Theatre in Brunswick. "It's a party and a great... (more...)
Schoolhouse Arts Center Announces Cast for CLUE Schoolhouse Arts Center Announces Cast for CLUE
by BWW News Desk on August 07, 2016

The Schoolhouse Arts Center is excited to announce the cast of "Clue, the Musical¸" its fall 2016 production, which includes a mix of Schoolhouse veterans and newcomers. Yes, the popular board game ha... (more...)
   
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