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BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON (2nd National Tour) at The Kentucky Center For The Arts BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON (2nd National Tour) at The Kentucky Center For The Arts
by Taylor Clemons - December 02, 2016

They're back!!! That's right! Everyone's favorite blasphemous musical comedy has returned to Louisville.... (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROL KING MUSICAL at ASU Gammage BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROL KING MUSICAL at ASU Gammage
by Lee Cooley - November 25, 2016

Thanks to @BwayAmerica for sharing Julia Knitel as Carole King with Phoenix @ASUGammage. #SomeKindOfWonderful... (more...)
BWW Review: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Brings New Balance to Love & Murder on Tour BWW Review: GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE Brings New Balance to Love & Murder on Tour
by Perry Tannenbaum - November 25, 2016

With such a fine set of frontliners behind him, John Rapson may not be a dominant as Jefferson Mays was on Broadway, but the touring show comes off as more balanced, the LOVE and MURDER more equally weighted.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS LIVE FROM BROADWAY at The Overture Center BWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS LIVE FROM BROADWAY at The Overture Center
by Scott Rawson - November 25, 2016

  As a haze envelopes, The Overture Center for the Arts a drum beat begins, followed shortly by screaming electric guitar licks. The energy in the theater is palpable as dancers move and gyrate across the stage. A curtain drops over a cage suspended far above the stage and nearly immediately falls a... (more...)
BWW Review: CINDERELLA Slips Into New Shoes Full of Possibility at the Ohio Theatre BWW Review: CINDERELLA Slips Into New Shoes Full of Possibility at the Ohio Theatre
by Christina Mancuso - November 24, 2016

Once upon a time in 1957 there was a helpless young damsel who toiled tirelessly in rags while her cruel stepmother and self-centered stepsisters forced her into a life of servitude. One day, however, her Prince Charming swept her off her feet and she lived happily ever after, all with the help of a... (more...)
BWW Review: NOT One Of My Favorite Things! THE SOUND OF MUSIC Misses The Emotional Mark At The McCallum BWW Review: NOT One Of My Favorite Things! THE SOUND OF MUSIC Misses The Emotional Mark At The McCallum
by David Green - November 23, 2016

Everyone deserves to see a great production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC in their lifetime. For those who attended the Jack O'Brien production last night at The McCallum, who have never seen one before, they are still waiting. It is a gorgeous, lavish production. The sets and costumes are beyond incredible... (more...)
BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at the Playhouse on Rodney Square BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at the Playhouse on Rodney Square
by Rosanne DellAversano - November 18, 2016

A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER: Why are all of the D'Ysquith dying?... (more...)
BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Bushnell BWW Review: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Bushnell
by Carissa Chesanek - November 18, 2016

A musical infused with ballet and a passionate love affair, An American in Paris delights at The Bushnell.... (more...)
BWW Review: BOOK OF MORMON Wows 'em in Nashville BWW Review: BOOK OF MORMON Wows 'em in Nashville
by Jeffrey Ellis - November 17, 2016

You gotta admit: A lot has changed in this world since Nashville audiences were first treated to The Book of Mormon two years ago. The extended run in 2014 at Tennessee Performing Arts Center set records for ticket sales, garnered great critical acclaim and knocked the socks off the thousands of peo... (more...)
BWW Review: 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT brings a Passionate Performance to the Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater BWW Review: 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT brings a Passionate Performance to the Oncenter Crouse Hinds Theater
by Natasha Ashley - November 16, 2016

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BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL at the Eccles is High Quality BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL at the Eccles is High Quality
by Tyler Hinton - November 16, 2016

The national tour of BEAUTIFUL is the first Broadway show to play at the brand-new Eccles Theater, and it is a more than worthy tenant. In fact, the high quality of the production is ample proof of the embarrassment of riches the theater is sure to attract.... (more...)
BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS Brings Home CO Natives BWW Review: JERSEY BOYS Brings Home CO Natives
by Chris Arneson - November 11, 2016

I've seen Jersey Boys three times now, and there's something about it that keeps me working my way back to it.... (more...)
BWW Review: DIRTY DANCING Opens at Proctors BWW Review: DIRTY DANCING Opens at Proctors
by Carissa Chesanek - November 10, 2016

The electrifying cast belts out classic tunes with dance moves and talent like no other.... (more...)
BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LION KING at San Francisco Orpheum Theatre BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LION KING at San Francisco Orpheum Theatre
by Linda Hodges - November 07, 2016

Disney's The Lion King, in all its magic and majesty, roared into San Francisco's Orpheum Theater and will be here now through December 31. If you're one for keeping a bucket list of must-see things to do and see before you 'exit stage left,' then this show is surely one for the list. Directed and l... (more...)
BWW Review: Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA at the Hippodrome BWW Review: Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA at the Hippodrome
by Tina Collins - November 03, 2016

It's a lovely, lovely night at the Hippodrome with Rodgers and Hammerstein's CINDERELLA... (more...)
BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND at CONNOR PALACE BWW Review: FINDING NEVERLAND at CONNOR PALACE
by Roy Berko - November 03, 2016

Peter Pan has had quite a life. Since his conception by J. M. Barrie, the boy who refused to grow up has been associated with books, plays, films, costumes, art work, a television series, and music, as well as having his name given to a race horse, a food product, a bus line, an emergency health res... (more...)
BWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS BWW Review: THE ILLUSIONISTS
by Kathy Strain - November 03, 2016

While THE ILLUSIONISTS consists of seven world class magicians, it is anything but mundane. It has shattered box-office records while entertaining millions. Originally intended to be a short-run production, THE ILLUSIONISTS have performed for mesmerized audiences around the world.... (more...)
BWW Review: Something Truly Wonderful - THE KING AND I National Tour Debuts at PPAC BWW Review: Something Truly Wonderful - THE KING AND I National Tour Debuts at PPAC
by Veronica Bruscini - November 03, 2016

The much-acclaimed Lincoln Center staging of THE KING AND I celebrates a triumphant start to its national tour at the Providence Performing Arts Center. This jewel of a production is so utterly exceptional in every detail, words of praise scarcely seem to do it justice. Simply put, this is one of ... (more...)
BWW Review: CURIOUS INCIDENT is a Beautiful, but Distant Look at the Life of an Outsider BWW Review: CURIOUS INCIDENT is a Beautiful, but Distant Look at the Life of an Outsider
by Matt Tamanini - November 02, 2016

In THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME, running through November 6th at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, the world is full of chaos, and one special boy named Christopher is intent on figuring it out. With a dizzying assault of sights, sounds, and information that over ... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: National Tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Launches in Boston BWW REVIEW: National Tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Launches in Boston
by Jan Nargi - October 31, 2016

Joie de vivre is in short supply in AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the acclaimed Broadway musical now launching its first national tour in Boston through November 6. Inspired by the beloved 1951 MGM movie musical starring Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron, this Broadway iteration looks and feels monochromatic comp... (more...)
BWW Interview: Gabe Gibbs Explains BOOK OF MORMON is an Everybody Musical for The Fisher Theatre BWW Interview: Gabe Gibbs Explains BOOK OF MORMON is an Everybody Musical for The Fisher Theatre
by Katie Laban - October 30, 2016

Gabe Gibbs is returning is back to his home state with the Book of Mormon tour and could not be more excited to be performing where he grew up and learned his love of theatre. The fan-favorite, Tony Award winning show returns to Detroit for a limited engagement at the Fisher Theatre from November 1s... (more...)
BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Actors' Playhouse BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Actors' Playhouse
by Roger Martin - October 26, 2016

Take a second mortgage on the dog, whatever you have to do, to get tickets to Million Dollar Quartet.... (more...)
BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Comes to The Bushnell BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Comes to The Bushnell
by Carissa Chesanek - October 26, 2016

The hilarious broadway musical comes to Connecticut, bringing with it laugh-out-loud entertainment you won't want to miss.... (more...)
BWW Review: FUN HOME National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center BWW Review: FUN HOME National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Kare - October 26, 2016

Based on the 2006 graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home tells the true story of Bechdel discovering her own sexuality, her relationship with her gay father, and her attempts to unlock the mysteries surrounding his life.... (more...)
BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Bass Performance Hall BWW Review: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Bass Performance Hall
by Kyle Christopher West - October 25, 2016

After a record-breaking twenty-eight years on Broadway (and nearly the same timespan on the road), THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is an international sensation that's been seen by virtually everyone. In fact, nearly 150 million people have sat in the audience for a performance and listened to the Andrew L... (more...)


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