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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 28, 2017 in New Zealand

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
FRESH INK READINGS to Showcase New Zealand Playwrights FRESH INK READINGS to Showcase New Zealand Playwrights
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in New Zealand

Over three consecutive Sunday afternoons, and accompanied by mulled wine which will be available for purchase, three brand new plays will be presented as 'works-in-progress'. Following each performance, audiences will be invited to provide feedback and engage in discussion about the work. (more...)
Browse and Add Your Listings to BroadwayWorld's Free Classifieds Browse and Add Your Listings to BroadwayWorld's Free Classifieds
by BWW Staff on April 24, 2017 in New Zealand

Looking for your next theatre related job? BroadwayWorld has a database full of listings for jobs in the theatre/entertainment industry! Looking for candidates to fill that open position? Adding a listing to the BroadwayWorld Classifieds is free! (more...)
BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Off Broadway Papakura BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Off Broadway Papakura
by Monica Moore on April 21, 2017 in New Zealand

The only difference between a professional show and a community theatre one is the price of the ticket and I was once again convinced of this after the opening night of Papakura Theatre Company's 'Beauty and the Beast.' (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 21, 2017 in New Zealand

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature WEST SIDE STORY in Philadelphia, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in Los Angeles, and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake City, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Registration Open for the First Annual New Zealand Junior Theatre Celebration Registration Open for the First Annual New Zealand Junior Theatre Celebration
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in New Zealand

Plans are underway to ensure that this year's inaugural JTCNZ gives young musical theatre lovers (yes, that includes you) from around New Zealand loads of surprises and excitement. It will be a journey you and your student's will never forget. As you prep your show and begin making your logistical arrangements, our team is confirming the full program of activities and opportunities, all our special guests and adjudicators, coordinating New Works Showcase groups, getting the venue ready, and creating individualized schedules for all our different groups to make sure JTC New Zealand 2017 is taking things to the next level! (more...)
Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA Returns to The Court Theatre Anton Chekhov's UNCLE VANYA Returns to The Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in New Zealand

One hundred and twenty years after it was first published, Anton Chekhov's celebrated masterpiece Uncle Vanya makes its way back onto The Court Theatre's stage. (more...)
Cats, Sports, Sequins, and Sassy Best Friends Dominate Comedy Festival Cats, Sports, Sequins, and Sassy Best Friends Dominate Comedy Festival
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in New Zealand

Rose Matafeo returns with a rave Guardian review under her belt, Tessa Waters has been snaffling awards left right and centre, Donna Brookbanks is wading through cats to bring you her first full hour and James Nokise is definitely talking about sports (and only sports, not politics at all).  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/14; A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JC SUPERSTAR in Raleigh and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 14, 2017 in New Zealand

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature A RAISIN IN THE SUN at Arena Stage, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR in Raleigh, and SCOTTSBORO BOYS in Phoenix, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
New Zealand Fringe Announces Award Partnership with San Diego International Fringe New Zealand Fringe Announces Award Partnership with San Diego International Fringe
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2017 in New Zealand

???????NZ Fringe Wellington is thrilled to announce a new award partnership with San Diego International Fringe that will see local lads Allergic to Love head over to perform in July this year. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/7; NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/7; NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 07, 2017 in New Zealand

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEXT TO NORMAL in Connecticut, I AM MY OWN WIFE in Oklahoma, and RULES OF SECONDS in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
A Theatre in New Zealand Promotes Equality with a Smile with New Bathroom Sign A Theatre in New Zealand Promotes Equality with a Smile with New Bathroom Sign
by BWW News Desk on April 02, 2017 in New Zealand

As Gay Star News reports, the New Zealand town of Dunedin is taking non-binary issues very seriously...and not so seriously. The town recently recently made school uniforms gender neutral, and now the Regent Theatre has installed a bathroom sign that shows off positive spirit alongside concern for equality. (more...)
CINDERELLA IN SPACE Comes to The Court Theatre CINDERELLA IN SPACE Comes to The Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk on March 30, 2017 in New Zealand

Cinderella in Space takes our favourite fairy tale into outer space. The show sees our interstellar Cinderella forced to fix the engine on her evil Captain Step-Mummy's spaceship - even though she would rather be working on her own inventions. When Captain Step-Mummy won't let her go to the biggest party in the universe she must take matters into her own hands. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/31; THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Omaha, CAROUSEL in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/31; THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Omaha, CAROUSEL in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 31, 2017 in New Zealand

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Omaha, LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Tampa, and CAROUSEL in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Comedy, Drama and All That Jazz: The Court Announces The Meridian Energy 2017/18 Season Comedy, Drama and All That Jazz: The Court Announces The Meridian Energy 2017/18 Season
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2017 in New Zealand

The Court Theatre has announced its new season for 2017-2018. (more...)
The Court Theatre Appoints New Associate Director The Court Theatre Appoints New Associate Director
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2017 in New Zealand

Dan Bain, who also holds the position of The Court Jester's Artistic Director and whose work has been seen on stage at The Court previously, has accepted the coveted role. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/24; SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 24, 2017 in New Zealand

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature SPRING AWAKENING in Maine, A RAISIN IN THE SUN in Charlotte, and BUS STOP in Denver, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Avoid Festival FOMO: How to Plan a Trip to the 2017 National Arts Festival in South Africa Avoid Festival FOMO: How to Plan a Trip to the 2017 National Arts Festival in South Africa
by BWW News Desk on March 21, 2017 in New Zealand

To avoid a big dose of Festival FOMO, it is time for both local and international visitors to start planning for a trip to the South Africa's biggest bucket-list cultural and social celebration, The National Arts Festival. This year's Festival takes place from 29 June until 9 July. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 17, 2017 in New Zealand

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre, SPAMILTON in Chicago, SWSX coverage in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at CentreStage Photo Flash: First Look at THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at CentreStage
by BWW News Desk on March 14, 2017 in New Zealand

The Witches of Eastwick is playing at CentreStage 10-25 March.  BroadwayWorld has a first look below! (more...)
BWW Review: EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED at Auckland Music Theatre Company At Westpoint Performing Arts Centre BWW Review: EXPECT THE UNEXPECTED at Auckland Music Theatre Company At Westpoint Performing Arts Centre
by Monica Moore on March 14, 2017 in New Zealand

Auckland Music Theatre Company has sold out for it's cabaret season of 'Expect the Unexpected'. After the opening night hype there was a rush for tickets and this speaks volumes. The show is a potpourri of cleverly crafted entertainment. The vocals are stunning and supported by great moves and characterisation. (more...)
BWW Review: THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at CentreStage Orewa BWW Review: THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at CentreStage Orewa
by Monica Moore on March 10, 2017 in New Zealand

Bravo to CentreStage Theatre company for their choice of show. Writers Dempsey and Rowe have provided a wealth of witty and tuneful material which, combined with some clever staging and talented performers results in a refreshing night of entertainment. (more...)
BWW Feature: ARTIMUS at Burning Man Productions BWW Feature: ARTIMUS at Burning Man Productions
by Monica Moore on March 10, 2017 in New Zealand

Burning Man Productions, formed in 2015,  is on a mission of becoming an integral part of the performing arts industry by offering support to the growing dance/performer community in New Zealand. (more...)
Auckland Arts Festival Opens to Entertain the Masses Auckland Arts Festival Opens to Entertain the Masses
by BWW News Desk on March 09, 2017 in New Zealand

For the next 19 days, the AAF will once again envelop the city in vibrant music, dance, theatre and art. The 2017 programme, the final Festival curated by Artistic Director Carla van Zon before her retirement, serves the city seven world premieres, and 23 New Zealand premieres and events exclusive to Auckland. The programme includes works performed in English, M?ori, Cantonese, S?moan, Tongan, Spanish, French, Serbian, as well as audio description and New Zealand Sign Language. (more...)
Broadway Studio Returns To BATS Theatre Broadway Studio Returns To BATS Theatre
by BWW News Desk on March 09, 2017 in New Zealand

Following a sold out 2016, Broadway Studio, Wellingtons' own monthly musical theatre showcase, is returning to BATS Theatre on the 30th of March, for it's first show of 2017. (more...)