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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/22; LuPone/Ebersole in WAR PAINT, HUNCHBACK at Ogunquit, BYE, BYE BIRDIE at Goodspeed and More!LuPone/Ebersole in WAR PAINT, Ogunquit HUNCHBACK & More
Posted: Jul. 22, 2016

STAGE TUBE: Playwright Paula Vogel Gives Writing Advice for DGF's Traveling Masters ProgramTV: Paula Vogel Gives Writing Advice for DGF's Traveling Masters Program
Posted: Jul. 21, 2016

Cast Announced for Children's Theatre Company's CINDERELLACast Announced for Children's Theatre Company's CINDERELLA
Posted: Jul. 21, 2016

BARS AND MEASURES to Continue Rolling World Premiere in MinneapolisBARS AND MEASURES to Continue Rolling World Premiere in Minneapolis
Posted: Jul. 21, 2016

Erin Mackey to Lead Reading of Christine Toy Johnson's PAPER SON at Guthrie TheaterErin Mackey to Lead Reading of Christine Toy Johnson's PAPER SON at the Guthrie
Posted: Jul. 21, 2016

BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Frank Wright II, Veteran Cast Member Talks the Show's Origins in MinneapolisBWW Interview: THE LION KING's Frank Wright II
Posted: Jul. 26, 2016

Walking Shadow Theatre Company Announces 2016-2017 SeasonWalking Shadow Theatre Company Announces 2016-2017 Season
Posted: Jul. 21, 2016

Community Invited to NorShor Theatre Event Aug. 4Community Invited to NorShor Theatre Event Aug. 4
Posted: Jul. 26, 2016

Singer, Songwriter & Storyteller Lyle Lovett to Play the State Theatre; Tickets on Sale TodaySinger, Songwriter & Storyteller Lyle Lovett to Play State Theatre; Tickets on Sale Fri
Posted: Jul. 22, 2016

Loudmouth Collective Presents WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT by Dave HansonLoudmouth Collective Presents WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT by Dave Hanson
Posted: Jul. 25, 2016

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 7/24/2016Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 7/24/2016
Posted: Jul. 24, 2016

Community Invited to NorShor Theatre Event Aug. 4 Community Invited to NorShor Theatre Event Aug. 4
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2016 in Minneapolis

People curious about how the NorShor Theatre will look when it's completed, or interested in attaching their name (or that of a loved one) to the theater, are invited to a casual poolside party at 6:00 p.m. Thursday, August 4, at Northland Country Club. (more...)
BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Frank Wright II, Veteran Cast Member Talks the Show's Origins in Minneapolis BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Frank Wright II, Veteran Cast Member Talks the Show's Origins in Minneapolis
by Kristen Hirsch Montag on July 26, 2016 in Minneapolis

THE LION KING's Frank Wright II (video) full circle of life comes back around to the scene where it all began as he plays Minneapolis' Orpheum Theater for the fourth time and shares stories of the beginnings here 19 years ago. (more...)
Loudmouth Collective Presents WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT by Dave Hanson Loudmouth Collective Presents WAITING FOR WAITING FOR GODOT by Dave Hanson
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2016 in Minneapolis

During this particular production of Waiting for Godot, there's more drama going on backstage than there is onstage. And for these two understudies, they're going to have to get used to it. Waiting for Waiting for Godot explores the absurd hilarity of theater and the meaning of fame. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 24 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 24
by Audition Roundup on July 24, 2016 in Minneapolis

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 24, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 7/24/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 7/24/2016
by BWW on July 24, 2016 in Minneapolis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/24/2016 for Minneapolis (more...)
Cast Announced for Children's Theatre Company's CINDERELLA Cast Announced for Children's Theatre Company's CINDERELLA
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2016 in Minneapolis

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) will present the audience favorite Cinderella, starring CTC Acting Company member Traci Allen Shannon in the title role. The entire CTC Acting Company stars as well with Reed Sigmund and Dean Holt playing Cinderella's stepsisters, Dorcas and Pearl, Autumn Ness playing the Stepmother, and Gerald Drake playing Lord High Chamberlain. CTC's 15/16 Performing Apprentice China Brickey will perform as the fairy godmother. David L. Murray,Jr (upcoming Theater Latte Da's Ragtime) will debut at CTC as Prince Eric. (more...)
Walking Shadow Theatre Company Announces 2016-2017 Season Walking Shadow Theatre Company Announces 2016-2017 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2016 in Minneapolis

From an enigmatic fishing cabin, through the gardens of Versailles, to the most prestigious stage in England, Walking Shadow's twelfth season explodes the ideas of true love, the hidden costs of complacency, and the hazards of social change. (more...)
BARS AND MEASURES to Continue Rolling World Premiere in Minneapolis BARS AND MEASURES to Continue Rolling World Premiere in Minneapolis
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2016 in Minneapolis

Award-winning director Marion McClinton makes his directorial debut at the Jungle with BARS AND MEASURES, a music-filled new play with an original score by jazz composer Justin Ellington. A National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere, the riveting drama by acclaimed playwright and spoken word artist Idris Goodwin is on stage August 26 through October 9 at the Lyn-Lake neighborhood theater, 2951 Lyndale Ave. S. in Minneapolis. (more...)
Singer, Songwriter & Storyteller Lyle Lovett to Play the State Theatre; Tickets on Sale Today Singer, Songwriter & Storyteller Lyle Lovett to Play the State Theatre; Tickets on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk on July 22, 2016 in Minneapolis

Hennepin Theatre Trust presents the Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and storyteller LYLE LOVETT with his LARGE BAND for an evening of Americana music blended with country, jazz, folk, gospel and blues. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Playwright Paula Vogel Gives Writing Advice for DGF's Traveling Masters Program STAGE TUBE: Playwright Paula Vogel Gives Writing Advice for DGF's Traveling Masters Program
by Stage Tube on July 21, 2016 in Minneapolis

Paula Vogel, Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright of How I Learned To Drive, The Baltimore Waltz, And Baby Makes Seven, and this year's Indecent, led a public workshop at the Minneapolis Playwrights' Center as part of The Dramatists Guild Fund's Traveling Masters Program. Scroll down for a clip! (more...)
Erin Mackey to Lead Reading of Christine Toy Johnson's PAPER SON at Guthrie Theater Erin Mackey to Lead Reading of Christine Toy Johnson's PAPER SON at Guthrie Theater
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2016 in Minneapolis

A reading of PAPER SON, a play written and directed by Christine Toy Johnson (currently playing 'Bloody Mary' in SOUTH PACIFIC at the Guthrie Theater), will be presented on Monday, August 8 at 7 pm in the Guthrie's Kitchak Lounge, 818 S. 2nd Street, Level 3, Minneapolis, MN. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/22; LuPone/Ebersole in WAR PAINT, HUNCHBACK at Ogunquit, BYE, BYE BIRDIE at Goodspeed and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/22; LuPone/Ebersole in WAR PAINT, HUNCHBACK at Ogunquit, BYE, BYE BIRDIE at Goodspeed and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 22, 2016 in Minneapolis

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Maine, Chicago, San Diego and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include LuPone/Ebersole in Goodman Theatre's WAR PAINT, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Ogunquit, and SENSE AND SENSIBILITY at The Old Globe, just to name a few. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 17 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 17
by Audition Roundup on July 17, 2016 in Minneapolis

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 17, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 7/17/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 7/17/2016
by BWW on July 17, 2016 in Minneapolis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/17/2016 for Minneapolis (more...)
Idris Goodwin's BARS AND MEASURES Continues NNPN Rollout This Fall Idris Goodwin's BARS AND MEASURES Continues NNPN Rollout This Fall
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2016 in Minneapolis

The National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the initial success of the first half of the NNPN Rolling World Premiere (RWP) of Bars and Measures by Idris Goodwin. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/15; SEUSSICAL at Music Circus, GREY GARDENS at Ahmanson and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/15; SEUSSICAL at Music Circus, GREY GARDENS at Ahmanson and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 15, 2016 in Minneapolis

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Boston, Sacramento, Los Angeles and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE MUSIC MAN at Cape Playhouse, SEUSSICAL at California Music Circus, and GREY GARDENS in Los Angeles, just to name a few. (more...)
The Church Basement Ladies' RISE UP, O MEN to Play Plymouth Playhouse The Church Basement Ladies' RISE UP, O MEN to Play Plymouth Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2016 in Minneapolis

Curt Wollan and Troupe America Inc., the producer of the national hit musical comedy series The Church Basement Ladies announce the ladies return to Plymouth Playhouse with a completely new look at what happens in their Church Basement kitchen. You've met the ladies, now meet the men. Told from a male perspective (with the ladies), the truth is revealed about what happens in the kitchen of the church basement in this hilarious yet touching new musical titled RISE UP, O MEN, the sixth in the popular series, previews August 17-19, opening August 20 and continuing through November 13, 2016. (more...)
Attention Students! Passionate About Music, Movies or TV? Write for Us! Attention Students! Passionate About Music, Movies or TV? Write for Us!
by TV News Desk on July 12, 2016 in Minneapolis

BroadwayWorld.com is currently seeking talented student writers from all regions of the country to contribute to our Music, TV and Movie spinoff sites. (more...)
BWW Blog: Siobhan O'Loughlin - Minnesota Remount  BWW Blog: Siobhan O'Loughlin - Minnesota Remount 
by Guest Blogger: Siobhan O'Loughlin on July 12, 2016 in Minneapolis

When October came, I returned to one of my favorite places in the US: Minneapolis.  (more...)
Minnesota Centennial Showboat Struggles To Remain Financially Afloat Minnesota Centennial Showboat Struggles To Remain Financially Afloat
by Michael Dale on July 11, 2016 in Minneapolis

Since 1958, the dockside venue has been hosting old-fashioned song and dance melodramas performed by university students. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 10 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 10
by Audition Roundup on July 10, 2016 in Minneapolis

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 10, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 7/10/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 7/10/2016
by BWW on July 10, 2016 in Minneapolis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/10/2016 for Minneapolis (more...)
DAI, THE WHIPPING MAN and More Set for MJTC's 2016-17 Season DAI, THE WHIPPING MAN and More Set for MJTC's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2016 in Minneapolis

Minnesota Jewish Theatre Company (MJTC) is pleased to announce its 22nd season of staging stories about Jewish history and culture with themes universal to people of all backgrounds. (more...)
Theatre in the Round Closes 64th Season with JEEVES INTERVENES Theatre in the Round Closes 64th Season with JEEVES INTERVENES
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2016 in Minneapolis

Theatre in the Round Players (TRP) closes its 64th season with Jeeves Intervenes, by Margaret Raether, from the stories of P.G. Wodehouse, in weekend performances during July (tonight, July 8-31, 2016). (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/8; DAMN YANKEES in Pittsburgh, WEST SIDE STORY in Portland and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 7/8; DAMN YANKEES in Pittsburgh, WEST SIDE STORY in Portland and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 08, 2016 in Minneapolis

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Pittsburgh, Portland, Orlando and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include DAMN YANKEES at Pittsburgh CLO, WEST SIDE STORY in Portland, and THE BROTHERS SIZE in Orlando, just to name a few. (more...)





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