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BWW Review: Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Present a Supersized Production of THE WIZ BWW Review: Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Present a Supersized Production of THE WIZ
by Jeremy Bustin on April 27, 2017 in Norfolk

VSC's and NSU's Co-production of THE WIZ runs through April 30 at the Wells Theatre in Norfolk. (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Norfolk

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Norfolk

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (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! 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 Norfolk

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...)
BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Toe-taps Its Way to the Altria Theater BWW Review: BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL Toe-taps Its Way to the Altria Theater
by Jeremy Bustin on April 27, 2017 in Norfolk

BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL is part of the 2016-2017 Broadway in Richmond series. (more...)
RTP Re-Names Venue The Robert B. Moss Theatre RTP Re-Names Venue The Robert B. Moss Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Norfolk

Richmond Triangle Players, one of the city's best-known and acclaimed cultural organizations, announced today that it has purchased its venue at 1300 Altamont Avenue in Scott's Addition, and that the building has been re-named the Robert B. Moss Theatre.  The new name honors the real estate entrepreneur who located the building for the company and provided the naming gift for the building.   (more...)
Eight New Cities Added to NCAR's Top Artistically Vibrant Cities in the U.S. Eight New Cities Added to NCAR's Top Artistically Vibrant Cities in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Norfolk

SMU's National Center for Arts Research (NCAR) today released its third annual Arts Vibrancy Index, which ranks more than 900 communities across the country, examining the level of supply, demand, and government support for the arts in each city. This year, 20% of the communities on the most-vibrant list appear for the first time - a total of eight new communities, including one new state, Alaska. (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Virginia Rep's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Virginia Rep's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube on April 25, 2017 in Norfolk

Virginia Repertory presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, now running through May 14, 2017. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Virginia Rep's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo Flash: First Look at Virginia Rep's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Norfolk

Virginia Repertory presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, now running through May 14, 2017. (more...)
JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Norfolk

Sight & Sound is taking its hit musical to the big screen. After being filmed before a live audience at the spectacular Lancaster, PA theater, JONAH: On Stage! will be featured on over 600 movie screens nationwide for a one-night event. (more...)
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by BWW Staff on April 24, 2017 in Norfolk

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...)
Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 4/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW on April 23, 2017 in Norfolk

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Norfolk (more...)
BWW Review: VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Finds Success with Young Star
by Emel Ertugrul on April 23, 2017 in Norfolk

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, through April 23. (more...)
BWW Review: VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Finds Success with Young Star BWW Review: VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Finds Success with Young Star
by Emel Ertugrul on April 24, 2017 in Norfolk

How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts, through April 23. (more...)
VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Highlights of VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING VIDEO: Sneak Peek at Highlights of VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by Stage Tube on April 21, 2017 in Norfolk

Anyone who loves movies such as Office Space, loathes their boss, or has ever been at odds with the 'buffoonery' of big business, take note: Virginia Musical Theatre (VMT) is back at it again with another production that will leave audiences laughing, relating, and commiserating. Opening April 21, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (H2$) continues the VMT tradition, now 26 seasons strong, of bringing Broadway-caliber performing arts to the area. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING Photo Flash: First Look at VMT's HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Norfolk

Anyone who loves movies such as Office Space, loathes their boss, or has ever been at odds with the 'buffoonery' of big business, take note: Virginia Musical Theatre (VMT) is back at it again with another production that will leave audiences laughing, relating, and commiserating. Opening April 21, How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (H2$) continues the VMT tradition, now 26 seasons strong, of bringing Broadway-caliber performing arts to the area. (more...)
Tickets on Sale Now for A PIECE OF MY HEART at ShenanArts Tickets on Sale Now for A PIECE OF MY HEART at ShenanArts
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Norfolk

A Piece of My Heart is a powerful ensemble drama based on true stories from the women who served during the Vietnam War. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 21, 2017 in Norfolk

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 21, 2017 in Norfolk

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (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 Norfolk

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...)
The Hub Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season The Hub Theatre Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Norfolk

The Hub Theatre announced their 2017-18 season today. Featuring two World Premieres that resonate mightily in our current climate; and the return of their Inaugural production. Season 10 continues Hub's record of staging intricate, honest and magical plays. (more...)
5th Wall Theatre presents Final Show of the 2016-2017 Season: THE TOXIC AVENGER 5th Wall Theatre presents Final Show of the 2016-2017 Season: THE TOXIC AVENGER
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Norfolk

Based on Lloyd Kaufman's cult film, The Toxic Avenger, and winner of the Outer Critics Circle Award for Best Off-Broadway Musical, The Toxic Avenger is a charming love story and laugh-out-loud musical that has it all - an unlikely hero, his beautiful girlfriend, a corrupt New Jersey mayor and two guys who play… well, everyone else … bullies, mobsters, old ladies, and stiletto-wearing back-up singers. (more...)
CAT Theatre to Kick Off New Kids' Summer Camp KIT'NS CAT Theatre to Kick Off New Kids' Summer Camp KIT'NS
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Norfolk

CAT Theatre launches its new kids' camp, KIT'NS: Kids In Theatre 'N Stagecraft. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 4/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Norfolk - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW on April 16, 2017 in Norfolk

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Norfolk (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Virginia Stage and NSU Theatre's THE WIZ Photo Flash: First Look at Virginia Stage and NSU Theatre's THE WIZ
by BWW News Desk on April 14, 2017 in Norfolk

Two of Hampton Road's leading performing arts organizations are teaming up to bring the seminal American musical, The Wiz, to downtown Norfolk. More than 50 performers and 20 technicians are working to make this musical the largest spectacle to hit the Wells Theatre in years. The collaboration between the companies is a landmark partnership for Hampton Roads. (more...)