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BWW Exclusive: What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever? 1000+ Stars Tell Us!BWW Exclusive: What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever? 1000+ Stars Tell Us!
Posted: Feb. 12, 2016


Records Broken! BroadwayWorld Awards Winners Announced in 6 Countries and 70 Cities!BroadwayWorld Awards Winners Announced Worldwide!
Posted: Feb. 9, 2016


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/12; NCT's GREASE, HAIRSPRAY in Sacramento, StudentsLive in China and More!Regional: NCT's GREASE, HAIRSPRAY in Sacramento, StudentsLive in China and More!
Posted: Feb. 12, 2016


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SILENCE! THE MUSICAL's Ryan London LevinBWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SILENCE! THE MUSICAL's Ryan London Levin
Posted: Feb. 12, 2016


BWW Review: NEWSIES Tour in MinneapolisBWW Review: NEWSIES Tour in Minneapolis
Posted: Feb. 12, 2016


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with A CHORUS LINE's Maria BriggsBWW Interview: A CHORUS LINE's Maria Briggs
Posted: Feb. 12, 2016


Alice Tuan's CALIFORNIA LOVE Set for Playwrights' CenterAlice Tuan's CALIFORNIA LOVE Set for Playwrights' Center
Posted: Feb. 9, 2016


Photo Flash: First look at Children's Theatre Company's World Premiere of 'THE SNOWY DAY'Photos: First look at CTC's World Premiere of 'THE SNOWY DAY'
Posted: Feb. 9, 2016


Ezra Jack Keats' THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES Stage Adaptation Set for CTCKeats' THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES Stage Adaptation Set for CTC
Posted: Feb. 9, 2016


The Duluth Playhouse to Present BROADWAY BOUND This MonthThe Duluth Playhouse to Present BROADWAY BOUND This Month
Posted: Feb. 11, 2016


Caroline Amplatz Transforms Lundstrum Center for the Performing ArtsCaroline Amplatz Transforms Lundstrum Center for the Performing Arts
Posted: Feb. 12, 2016


IOLANTHE to Play The Underground in DuluthIOLANTHE to Play The Underground in Duluth
Posted: Feb. 11, 2016


Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 2/07/2016Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 2/07/2016
Posted: Feb. 7, 2016


BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SILENCE! THE MUSICAL's Ryan London Levin BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with SILENCE! THE MUSICAL's Ryan London Levin
by Kristen Hirsch Montag on February 12, 2016

Minneapolis Musical Theatre and its co-founder Steven Meerdink & Bitter Boy Productions united to bring the Twin Cities area premiere of NYC Fringe hit SILENCE! The Musical to Minneapolis' Lab Theater. Ryan London Levin (Buffalo Bill) took time from his on-stage murderous spree to answer 6 Questions & a Plug. (more...)
BWW Review: NEWSIES Tour in Minneapolis BWW Review: NEWSIES Tour in Minneapolis
by Kristen Hirsch Montag on February 12, 2016

Dancing newsboys! Underdogs win! Read all about it! NEWSIES leaps on the Orpheum stage through Feb. 14. (more...)
Caroline Amplatz Transforms Lundstrum Center for the Performing Arts Caroline Amplatz Transforms Lundstrum Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk on February 12, 2016

A previously unfinished garage at the Lundstrum Center for the Performing Arts is now flourishing as a Broadway Black Box Studio and classroom thanks to a generous gift from philanthropist and performing arts enthusiast Caroline Amplatz. (more...)
BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with A CHORUS LINE's Maria Briggs BWW Interview: 6 Questions & a Plug with A CHORUS LINE's Maria Briggs
by Kristen Hirsch Montag on February 12, 2016

While she's living the dream in NYC, Maria Briggs is back in the Twin Cities this month to play Val in A CHORUS LINE at the Ordway in Saint Paul. (more...)
BWW Exclusive: What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever? 1000+ Stars Tell Us! BWW Exclusive: What's the Most Romantic Broadway Love Song Ever? 1000+ Stars Tell Us!
by BWW News Desk on February 12, 2016

From Neil Patrick Harris to Bernadette Peters to Kelli O'Hara to Kristin Chenoweth to Jason Robert Brown to Barbra Streisand to Chita Rivera to Nick Jonas, Raul Esparza, Alan Menken, Lena Hall, Laura Osnes, Victoria Clark, and everyone in between - It's the BroadwayWorld.com 2016 Valentine's Day Special - and it's bigger than ever! This year's entries feature John Cameron Mitchell, Jessie Mueller, Jeremy Jordan, Kelli O'Hara, Peter Gallagher, Kate Baldwin, Alex Sharp, Judy Kuhn, James Monroe Iglehart, Joshua Henry, Rob McClure, Brynn O'Malley and MANY more! (more...)
IOLANTHE to Play The Underground in Duluth IOLANTHE to Play The Underground in Duluth
by BWW News Desk on February 11, 2016

Since its sparkling premiere in 1882, the fantastical Iolanthe has delighted audiences with its clever combo of romance, humor, political satire, and memorable musical numbers that made Gilbert and Sullivan household names for years to come. (more...)
The Duluth Playhouse to Present BROADWAY BOUND This Month The Duluth Playhouse to Present BROADWAY BOUND This Month
by BWW News Desk on February 11, 2016

Regarded as one of Neil Simon's finest plays, BROADWAY BOUND is semi-autobiographical of its author and is filled with laughter, tears, and plenty of insight. The production comes to The Duluth Playhouse February 18-28, 2016. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/12; NCT's GREASE, HAIRSPRAY in Sacramento, StudentsLive in China and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/12; NCT's GREASE, HAIRSPRAY in Sacramento, StudentsLive in China and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on February 12, 2016

What happened all around our Broadway World this week?  We're featuring the best stories in Raleigh, Sacramento, China, and more. Check out our top 10 list, which includes NCT's GREASE, HAIRSPRAY in Sacramento, and STUPID F***ING BIRD in Albuquerque, just to name a few. (more...)
Photo Flash: First look at Children's Theatre Company's World Premiere of 'THE SNOWY DAY' Photo Flash: First look at Children's Theatre Company's World Premiere of 'THE SNOWY DAY'
by BWW News Desk on February 09, 2016

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) presents the world premiere stage adaptation of THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES by Ezra Jack Keats, directed by Peter C. Brosius and Fabrizio Montecchi. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast onstage below! (more...)
Alice Tuan's CALIFORNIA LOVE Set for Playwrights' Center Alice Tuan's CALIFORNIA LOVE Set for Playwrights' Center
by BWW News Desk on February 09, 2016

The Playwrights' Center presents two readings of Core Writer Alice Tuan's new play 'California Love' as part of the 2015-16 Ruth Easton New Play Series. The readings are Monday, March 7 and Tuesday, March 8 at 7 p.m. at the Playwrights' Center, 2301 E. Franklin Avenue in Minneapolis. The readings are free, but reservations are encouraged. Reserve tickets at pwcenter.org, info@pwcenter.org or (612) 332-7481. (more...)
Ezra Jack Keats' THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES Stage Adaptation Set for CTC Ezra Jack Keats' THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES Stage Adaptation Set for CTC
by BWW News Desk on February 09, 2016

Children's Theatre Company (CTC) will present the world premiere stage adaptation of THE SNOWY DAY AND OTHER STORIES by Ezra Jack Keats directed by Peter C. Brosius and Fabrizio Montecchi. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 7 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 7
by Audition Roundup on February 07, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 7, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 2/07/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 2/07/2016
by BWW on February 07, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/07/2016 for Minneapolis (more...)
Mixed Blood Theatre Announces Spring Show Replacement Mixed Blood Theatre Announces Spring Show Replacement
by BWW News Desk on February 05, 2016

Continuing its long-term investment in new work by our most exciting contemporary theatre makers, Mixed Blood will replace the previously announced spring show, THE UPSTAIRS CONCIERGE, with a new play by Philip Dawkins titled CHARM.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/5; The Engeman's GOD OF CARNAGE, ASSASSINS in Pittsburgh and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 2/5; The Engeman's GOD OF CARNAGE, ASSASSINS in Pittsburgh and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on February 05, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Long Island, Pittsburgh, South Bend, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include GOD OF CARNAGE at The Engeman, ASSASSINS in Pittsburgh, and THE MUSIC MAN in South Bend, just to name a few. (more...)
Hennepin Theatre Trust to Persent Kathleen Madigan, 4/16 Hennepin Theatre Trust to Persent Kathleen Madigan, 4/16
by BWW News Desk on February 03, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust presents comedian KATHLEEN MADIGAN in her brand new "The Mermaid Lady" standup comedy national tour on Saturday, April 16 at 8 p.m. at the historic Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). (more...)
Hennepin Theatre Trust to Welcome Michael Carbonaro in May; Tickets on Sale Friday Hennepin Theatre Trust to Welcome Michael Carbonaro in May; Tickets on Sale Friday
by BWW News Desk on February 03, 2016

Hennepin Theatre Trust presents television and magician star Michael Carbonaro for one night only in MICHAEL CARBONARO LIVE! on Saturday, May 7 at 7:30 p.m. at the historic State Theatre (805 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis). Carbonaro has performed more than 500 comically perplexing and improbable feats of magic on his hit television series, "The Carbonaro Effect" on truTV.  Now, Carbonaro is taking his show on the road and, for a limited time, you can feel the effect of Michael Carbonaro…live! (more...)
BWW Review: Joseph Haj's Guthrie Debut Resurrects Love in Glorious PERICLES BWW Review: Joseph Haj's Guthrie Debut Resurrects Love in Glorious PERICLES
by Peggy Sue Dunigan on February 02, 2016

The heavens appear to open above the Minneapolis audience when a cloud filled sky hovers over the stage in the' Guthrie Theater's Wurtele Thrust Stage this winter. Artistic debuts abound in the company's glorious new production of William Shakespeare's Pericles, named one of the Washington Post's 2015 top ten productions in American theater. The production arrives in association with the Oregon Shakespeare Festival and The Folger Theatre where incoming Artistic Director Joseph Haj transports the city to this ancient tale placed on and around the Mediterranean Sea where redemption washes like water over Shakespeare's heroes and heroines at the story's end. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 31 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 31
by Audition Roundup on January 31, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 31, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 31 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 31
by Audition Roundup on January 31, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 31, 2016 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 1/31/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 1/31/2016
by BWW on January 31, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/31/2016 for Minneapolis (more...)
Creative Team Changes For Children's Theatre Company's DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Musical Creative Team Changes For Children's Theatre Company's DIARY OF A WIMPY KID Musical
by Michael Dale on January 29, 2016

Originally announced to be written by Joe Iconis and Joe Tracz, the musical's creative team is now Michael Mahler, Alan Schmuckler and Kevin Del Aquila. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 1/29; Pre-Broadway EMPIRE in L.A., VIOLET in Denver and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 1/29; Pre-Broadway EMPIRE in L.A., VIOLET in Denver and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on January 29, 2016

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Milwaukee, Los Angeles, Denver, and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include OF MICE AND MEN at Milwaukee Rep, the pre-Broadway engagement of EMPIRE in Los Angeles, and VIOLET in Denver,  just to name a few. (more...)
Dennis Curley to Star in COUNTRY ROADS, THE MUSIC OF JOHN DENVER at Plymouth Playhouse This Winter Dennis Curley to Star in COUNTRY ROADS, THE MUSIC OF JOHN DENVER at Plymouth Playhouse This Winter
by BWW News Desk on January 28, 2016

Plymouth Playhouse celebrates the music of one of America's favorite folk heroes and songwriter in COUNTRY ROADS, THE MUSIC OF JOHN DENVER starring Dennis Curley. This Plymouth Playhouse debut previews January 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, opening Today, January 28 and continuing through May 1, 2016. (more...)
Theatre in the Round Players to Present RICHARD III, 2/12-3/6 Theatre in the Round Players to Present RICHARD III, 2/12-3/6
by BWW News Desk on January 27, 2016

Theatre in the Round Players (TRP) presents Shakespeare's Richard III in weekend performances February 12 through March 6. (more...)





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