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BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at Broadway In Louisville - Down Where Its Wetter BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at Broadway In Louisville - Down Where Its Wetter
by Keith Waits - February 20, 2017

Down Where its Wetter... (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL at Arsht Center - It's a Love Fest for Carole King BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL at Arsht Center - It's a Love Fest for Carole King
by Roger Martin - February 17, 2017

the homage to singer songwriter Carole King, and there were whistles, woo hoos and woots... (more...)
BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Buell Theatre BWW Review: MOTOWN THE MUSICAL at Buell Theatre
by colin roybal - February 17, 2017

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BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at SHEA'S BUFFALO Theatre BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at SHEA'S BUFFALO Theatre
by Michael Rabice - February 17, 2017

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE PROVES TO BE A FROTHY DELIGHT ON A COLD WINTER'S NIGHT The sleeper hit A GENTLEMANS GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER took the 2014 TONY AWARDS by storm when it won the coveted Best Musical prize. Not surprisingly, TONY voters were enthralled with the production, but also realized the ... (more...)
BWW Review: You'll Wanna Feel the Heat of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio Theatre BWW Review: You'll Wanna Feel the Heat of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio Theatre
by Christina Mancuso - February 15, 2017

Love was in the air when a packed house celebrated Valentine's Day on opening night of THE BODYGUARD at the Ohio Theatre. Starting out with a bang (literally), Deborah Cox dominated the stage with her powerhouse voice and stunning presence as 'Rachel Marron', originally played by the late Whitney Ho... (more...)
BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Kentucky Center For The Arts BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LITTLE MERMAID at The Kentucky Center For The Arts
by Taylor Clemons - February 15, 2017

Disney's animated classic has finally taken to the stage in The 5th Avenue Theatre's production.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Delights at Tennessee Performing Arts Center BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Delights at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Cillea Houghton - February 15, 2017

It's not often that adaptions of beloved classics can do justice to the original, but that is precisely what the latest installment of THE SOUND OF MUSIC, directed by Jack O'Brien, has accomplished. The current U.S. tour made a stop at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall on Tues., Feb. 14 for the opening nig... (more...)
BWW Review: WICKED at Straz Center For The Performing Arts BWW Review: WICKED at Straz Center For The Performing Arts
by Carolan Trbovich - February 13, 2017

Wicked fans are mounting their bubbles and brooms and navigating the yellow brick road to The Emerald City, (Straz Center, Tampa), to defy gravity with Elphaba and company. For most, this is a yearly pilgrimage to pay homage to their misunderstood heroine. For a very few, it's a first glance at the ... (more...)
BWW Review: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Kansas City Music Hall BWW Review: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Kansas City Music Hall
by Alan Portner - February 13, 2017

Slimmed down production loses no impact and becomes even more intimate.... (more...)
BWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Is Magic At ASU Gammage BWW Review: MATILDA THE MUSICAL Is Magic At ASU Gammage
by Erin Kong - February 13, 2017

While Matilda the Musical is silly, it is by no means lighthearted--rather, it is full of dark twists, and strong social messages about the cruelty of society, and the imagination that suffers because of it. The national tour of Matilda the Musical is based off of the classic children's novel by Ro... (more...)
BWW Review: THE LITTLE MERMAID at Old National Center BWW Review: THE LITTLE MERMAID at Old National Center
by Melissa Hall - February 09, 2017

Like so many others, I grew up watching Disney's The Little Mermaid. The lyrics of those songs are ingrained on my brain to this day. So seeing Broadway Across America's current production of the story is bittersweet. It was fun to revisit the characters, but it was impossible not to compare the mus... (more...)
BWW Review: CINDERELLA at The Playhouse - A Lavish, Luxurious Production Fit For Any Age! BWW Review: CINDERELLA at The Playhouse - A Lavish, Luxurious Production Fit For Any Age!
by Greer Firestone - February 09, 2017

This is not the CINDERELLA from our childhood. Wise people reconfigured the fantasy tale into a lavish contemporary production that coalesced with gorgeous and stunning technical aspects that make this a memorable theatrical experience for any age.... (more...)
BWW Review: Figuring out why all the D'Ysquiths are dying in GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE at Dr. Phillips Center BWW Review: Figuring out why all the D'Ysquiths are dying in GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE at Dr. Phillips Center
by Kimberly Moy - February 08, 2017

With a title like A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER, you could expect a darkly toned show like SWEENEY TODD. Or perhaps something sexy like CHICAGO; or even something historic like ASSASSINS. While murder musicals have been done, you probably haven't seen something quite like this.... (more...)
BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Winspear Opera House BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Winspear Opera House
by Guest Blogger: Sam Weber - February 08, 2017

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Winspear Opera House... (more...)
BWW Review: THE LION KING at Detroit Opera House Never Fails to Impress BWW Review: THE LION KING at Detroit Opera House Never Fails to Impress
by Anton Anderssen - February 07, 2017

Now on stage at the Detroit Opera House is Disney's 'LION KING,' the larger than life spectacle about the circle of life in the African Pride Lands. This show is unique; firstly it's playing for nearly a month, secondly it has die-hard fans that know every single word of the script, and they were be... (more...)
BWW Reviews: VOCALOSITY An Unrivaled A Capella Concert Experience BWW Reviews: VOCALOSITY An Unrivaled A Capella Concert Experience
by Trevor Durham - February 07, 2017

A journey of a capella, musical history, love, humor, and mind-numbing vocal talent, Vocalosity is the musical power-group you never knew you needed.... (more...)
BWW Review: DIRTY DANCING: THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE at Theater League BWW Review: DIRTY DANCING: THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE at Theater League
by Cary Ginell - February 06, 2017

The success of the awkwardly titled Dirty Dancing: The Classic Story on Stage depends primarily on whether or not you were a fan of the motion picture it was closely modeled after. It's easy to say this since the stage version is nearly identical to the film, and in many ways works better as a live ... (more...)
BWW Review: ONCE Walks on Moonbeams at the Strand-Capitol In York, PA BWW Review: ONCE Walks on Moonbeams at the Strand-Capitol In York, PA
by Christy Brooks - February 06, 2017

In every sense of the word, ONCE arrived at The Capitol Strand Performing Arts Center on February 1, 2017, for one night only. The musical is the winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards® and is a theatrical experience like no other.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD Provides A Glitzy and Lively Evening of Whitney Houston Classics BWW Review: THE BODYGUARD Provides A Glitzy and Lively Evening of Whitney Houston Classics
by Rachel Weinberg - February 03, 2017

THE BODYGUARD, based on the eponymous film starring Whitney Houston as pop star Rachel Marron and Kevin Costner as her bodyguard Frank Farmer, has plenty of glitz and glamour to go around in its current engagement at Broadway In Chicago's Oriental Theatre. Throughout the night, lead Deborah Cox shin... (more...)
BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Music Hall at Fair Park - I Couldn't Ask For Anything More! BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Music Hall at Fair Park - I Couldn't Ask For Anything More!
by Robin Bangert - February 03, 2017

'S wonderful. 'S marvelous. 'S absolutely freaking flawless! The audience was humming with excitement as the lights grew dim at the Music Hall at Fair Park on Wednesday night for the Dallas debut of 'An American in Paris'. Inspired by the Academy Award winning 1951 film and wonderfully reimagined fo... (more...)
BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! Parodies Genius BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN! Parodies Genius
by Dylan Shaffer - February 01, 2017

The Renaissance was an era of rebirth, new ideas, and particularly in Elizabethan England, grand works of literature. Out of this era produced the cat's meow of writing, the overshadowing Bard, William Shakespeare, but what history doesn't quite tell us is that there were two other great writers of ... (more...)
BWW Review: Spectacular Sets and Special Effects Make THE LITTLE MERMAID Shine BWW Review: Spectacular Sets and Special Effects Make THE LITTLE MERMAID Shine
by Amanda Etchison - February 01, 2017

Glimmering coral reefs and a colorful cast of underwater creatures are brought to life in breathtaking detail in 'Disney's The Little Mermaid,' which opened in Columbus Tuesday night. Presented by Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, 'The Little Mermaid' is a stage adaptation of the 1989 animated Disney mo... (more...)
BWW Review: HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center BWW Review: HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - February 01, 2017

Hedwig & the Angry Inch is a stage musical that first debuted at the Jane Street Theatre off-Broadway on February 14th, 1998, where it ran for 857 performances after closing on April 9th, 2000. An independent film adaptation directed by and starring co-creator/original Hedwig John Cameron Mitchell w... (more...)
BWW Review: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Twirls with Charm BWW Review: JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Twirls with Charm
by Katherine Waddell - January 31, 2017

The South Bend Civic Theatre has just kicked off their 2017 season with the musical hit, Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, directed by Jim Geisel. The story follows Joseph, a young man sold into slavery by his jealous brothers.... (more...)
BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Bass Concert Hall BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Bass Concert Hall
by Joni Lorraine - January 30, 2017

Mamma Mia is not Les Miserables, but it's loads of fun, and who cares, because: Abba!... (more...)


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