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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...)
BWW Review: PETER GYNT [RECYCLED] at ASB Waterfront Theatre Auckland BWW Review: PETER GYNT [RECYCLED] at ASB Waterfront Theatre Auckland
by Monica Moore on March 10, 2017 in New Zealand

The applause received by the cast of 'Peter Gynt [recylced] after the opening night performance was strong, appreciative and long; extended by an audience who had indeed been taken on a 'wild ride'. The presence of the writer, called up to the stage was appropriate. Bravo. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/10; THE NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/10; THE NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 10, 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 NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando, and STOREFRONT CHURCH in Phoenix, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Auckland Arts Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow Auckland Arts Festival Kicks Off Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk on March 07, 2017 in New Zealand

Arts-lovers, take your marks… The annual Auckland Arts Festival (AAF) kicks off tomorrow, Wednesday 8 March. (more...)
Oliver Driver to Direct Michael Hurst and Morgana O'Reilly in the Award-Winning AMADEUS Oliver Driver to Direct Michael Hurst and Morgana O'Reilly in the Award-Winning AMADEUS
by BWW News Desk on March 05, 2017 in New Zealand

Auckland Theatre Company's third show in the brand-new ASB Waterfront Theatre is Sir Peter Shaffer's awarding winning, psychological-thriller, Amadeus, presented by ASB.  (more...)
BWW Blog:  Bootlegs - Why They Exist and Why We Discourage Them BWW Blog: Bootlegs - Why They Exist and Why We Discourage Them
by K-Ci Williams on March 07, 2017 in New Zealand

Watching a filmed recording of a Broadway show is actually piracy - and just really bad manners. This is why bootlegs exist and why we discourage them. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/3; THE ELEPHANT MAN in Nashville, La Jolla's FREAKY FRIDAY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/3; THE ELEPHANT MAN in Nashville, La Jolla's FREAKY FRIDAY and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 03, 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 NIGHT OF THE IGUANA in Boston, LITTLE WOMEN in Seattle, FREAKY FRIDAY in San Diego and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
BWW Review: MEA TAU at Basement Theatre Auckland BWW Review: MEA TAU at Basement Theatre Auckland
by Monica Moore on March 01, 2017 in New Zealand

I found Kennar's work and the performance so engaging that time became timeless as I feasted on the enthralling piece that unfolded before me. My mind was guided to the connections of movement and message through both the strengths and frailty of human nature. (more...)
BWW Preview: THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at CentreStage Orewa BWW Preview: THE WITCHES OF EASTWICK at CentreStage Orewa
by Monica Moore on February 28, 2017 in New Zealand

This musical show ticks all the boxes. It is hysterically funny, with outstanding music and directed by the NAPTA Award winning Director of the year, for 2016, Alexandra McKellar. (more...)
THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Heads to The Court Theatre Next Month THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Heads to The Court Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk on February 27, 2017 in New Zealand

After taking Broadway and the West End by storm, the celebrated theatrical adaptation of Mark Haddon's award-winning novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is heading to The Court Theatre's stage. (more...)
Burning Man Productions Tells Story Inspired by Nature Goddess in ARTIMUS Burning Man Productions Tells Story Inspired by Nature Goddess in ARTIMUS
by BWW News Desk on February 26, 2017 in New Zealand

ARTIMUS is a modern dance theatre work from some of New Zealand's top Commercial dancers. An edgy, heartwarming, fast paced dance adventure with high energy story telling. (more...)
MEA TAU to be Presented as Part of Auckland Fringe Fest MEA TAU to be Presented as Part of Auckland Fringe Fest
by BWW News Desk on February 26, 2017 in New Zealand

Mea Tau. Weapon. Craftsmanship, masculinity, forging, skill. Both life-granting and life-taking, bringing connection to our place in this earth. What will your hands bring to these weapons? Elijah Kennar (How We Tessellate) works with Trisha Brown's 'Locus Score' and explores our fine lines between subjectivity and objectivity. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/24; THE HONEY TRAP in Boston, Glenn Close Profile, WEST SIDE STORY in Dallas and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/24; THE HONEY TRAP in Boston, Glenn Close Profile, WEST SIDE STORY in Dallas and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on February 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 THE HONEY TRAP in Boston, Glenn Close as the latest 'Women in Theater' profile in Connecticut, WEST SIDE STORY in Dallas and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Circa Theatre Proudly presents WTF! Women's Theatre Festival Circa Theatre Proudly presents WTF! Women's Theatre Festival
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2017 in New Zealand

Circa Theatre is proud to curate and host WTF! Women's Theatre Festival, celebrating women's voices and following on from 2016's hugely successful Women in Theatre Hui. A second conference will be hosted at Whitireia on 11 March 2017 (to coincide with International Women's Day 8 March) - Women in Theatre Hui 2 - The Next Stage! (more...)
New Zealand Bicycle Film Festival Ready to Roll in Wellington, 28 March to 8 April 2017 New Zealand Bicycle Film Festival Ready to Roll in Wellington, 28 March to 8 April 2017
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2017 in New Zealand

A festival of films devoted to the bicycle and all who ride is gearing up to be the torque of Wellington from 28 March to 8 April 2017. (more...)
Auckland Arts Festival Embraces Communities with Five Projects in WHANUI Auckland Arts Festival Embraces Communities with Five Projects in WHANUI
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2017 in New Zealand

In 2017, for the first time, Auckland Arts Festival is producing Whanui - five large-scale, community-based projects that will widen the Festival's embrace from Otara to Northcote, Henderson to Glenn Innes and Flat Bush. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/17; SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, Lippa's New SNOOPY in Austin and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/17; SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, Lippa's New SNOOPY in Austin and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on February 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 THE SNEETCHES in Minneapolis, THE GREAT GATSBY in ORLANDO, Andrew Lippa's THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)