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David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Extends Again at The Public TheaterDavid Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE Extends Again at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

The Public Theater announced today a two-week extension for the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

BWW Review:  BEYOND THE OAK TREES at Crossroads Theatre is Exceptional DramaBWW Review: BEYOND THE OAK TREES at Crossroads Theatre is Exceptional Drama
by Patrick Kennedy - Feb 21, 2017

See 'Beyond the Oak Trees' now at Crossroads Theatre through February 26th. Written by Kisha Bundridge and directed by Marshall Jones III, it is an exceptional World Premiere play. (more...)

Refuge Theatre Project's HIGH FIDELITY Remount Extends Through MarchRefuge Theatre Project's HIGH FIDELITY Remount Extends Through March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

The current remount of Refuge Theatre Project's enormously successful 2016 production of High Fidelity: The Musical, originally scheduled to close on March 6, 2017, has been extended three weeks to Saturday, March 25, 2017. (more...)

Pioneers Go East Collective Proudly Presents The World Premiere Of AMERICAN MILL NO. 2Pioneers Go East Collective Proudly Presents The World Premiere Of AMERICAN MILL NO. 2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

Pioneers Go East Collective will present the World Premiere of American Mill No. 2, a new music-theatre and documentary work written and directed by Gian Marco Lo Forte, with music by Kamala Sankaram, and choreography by Maura Nguyen Donohue. The production, which is devised, performed and written by the Pioneers Go East Collective will begin on March 30, 2017, and run through April 9, 2017 at A.R.T./NY Theatres (502 West 53rd Street at 10th Avenue) as a limited engagement. (more...)

PRETTY FILTHY Cast to Celebrate Album Release at Feinstein's/54 Below This MonthPRETTY FILTHY Cast to Celebrate Album Release at Feinstein's/54 Below This Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Civilians, Ghostlight Records, and Jon B. Platt will celebrate the recent release of the PRETTY FILTHY original cast recording with an unforgettable evening of this groundbreaking show about the "Other Hollywood" at Feinstein's/54 Below on Tuesday, February 21 at 7:00 PM.  (more...)

Music-Theatre Documentary Work AMERICAN MILL NO. 2 Set for A.R.T./NYMusic-Theatre Documentary Work AMERICAN MILL NO. 2 Set for A.R.T./NY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Pioneers Go East Collective will present the World Premiere of American Mill No. 2, a new music-theatre and documentary work written and directed by Gian Marco Lo Forte, with music by Kamala Sankaram, and choreography by Maura Nguyen Donohue. (more...)

James Barry, Scott Moreau, Jake Rowley and Nat Zegree Headline MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Paper Mill PlayhouseJames Barry, Scott Moreau, Jake Rowley and Nat Zegree Headline MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced casting for the smash hit musical Million Dollar Quartet with book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, original concept by Mr. Mutrux, inspired by Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Carl Perkins. (more...)

Gregg Edelman-Helmed ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, THE MUSIC MAN and More Set for BTG's Expanded 2017 Summer SeasonGregg Edelman-Helmed ARSENIC AND OLD LACE, THE MUSIC MAN and More Set for BTG's Expanded 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Hot off the heels of its critically acclaimed revival of Fiorello!, which was named a Critic's Pick by The New York Times, Berkshire Theatre Group (BTG) and Kate Maguire (Artistic Director/CEO) have announced BTG's 2017 Summer Theatre Season. (more...)

Aurora Theatre Company Extends Bay Area Premiere of LENIAurora Theatre Company Extends Bay Area Premiere of LENI
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Due to popular pre-sale demand, Aurora Theatre Company announces that it will add an additional two weeks of performances for the Bay Area Premiere of Sarah Greenman's wildly creative biographical play, LENI. Jon Tracy (The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Deity, Breakfast With Mugabe) directs this multi-media play, called "a thought-provoking tour through the world of Nazi propagandist Leni Riefenstahl" by Seattle Weekly. Featuring Stacy Ross (Gidion's Knot, Wilder Times) and Martha Brigham (The How and The Why).  (more...)

BWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Delights at Tennessee Performing Arts CenterBWW Review: THE SOUND OF MUSIC Delights at Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Cillea Houghton - Feb 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 night in Nashville - and it did not disappoint.  (more...)

American Repertory Theater of WNY Kicks Off the Second Half of 2016-17 SeasonAmerican Repertory Theater of WNY Kicks Off the Second Half of 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

American Repertory Theater of WNY is kicking off the second-half of the 2016-17 with two events that are sure to get a great season rolling again. First up on February 26th is the company's annual Mardi Gras fun-raiser to be held at the 330 Amherst Street performance space from 4 pm to 10 pm. (more...)

Travis Wall's Shaping Sound presents AFTER THE CURTAINTravis Wall's Shaping Sound presents AFTER THE CURTAIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

TRAVIS WALL and BREAK THE FLOOR PRODUCTIONS are pleased to present the second work by America's hottest dance company, TRAVIS WALL'S SHAPING SOUND. After The Curtain will begin touring March 1, 2017 in Utica, New York and will play 19 cities with a Vancouver premiere on March 25, 2017 at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. (more...)

Director Jeffrey Coyle Chats THE UNDERPANTS at American Repertory Theater of WNYDirector Jeffrey Coyle Chats THE UNDERPANTS at American Repertory Theater of WNY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

When German playwright Carl Sternheim set out to write his 1910 work, DIE HOSE, he intended to reflect a focus he knew all too well, the struggle to express and assert oneself within German bourgeois society. The result was the work being initially prevented from opening then later DIE HOSE, and his other works, were completely banned when the Nazis rose to power. All this because of Sternheim's indelicate views on German society.  (more...)

Kyle Riabko Returns to Joe's Pub This Week with CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINEDKyle Riabko Returns to Joe's Pub This Week with CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

As previously announced, Kyle Riabko - star and creator of the hit West End show Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined and the earlier acclaimed Off-Broadway version What's it All About? Bacharach Reimagined - will return to JOE'S PUB at THE PUBLIC for two solo concerts by popular demand on today, February 15, 2017 at 7:00 PM and Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 9:30 PM.  (more...)

Charlotte Maltby Stars in THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour, Stopping at the Palace This MarchCharlotte Maltby Stars in THE SOUND OF MUSIC Tour, Stopping at the Palace This March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

The halls of the magnificent Palace Theater in Waterbury will be alive with The Sound of Music when the CT Premiere engagement of the beloved musical plays there March 7 - 12 for eight performances.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Vintage Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICALPhoto Flash: Vintage Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

Vintage Theatre presents the Regional Premiere of  "Billy Elliot the Musical" on February 3 and plays Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.; Sundays at 2:30 p.m. through March 19 at the Vintage Theatre, 1468 Dayton St., Aurora 80010. Tickets are $28 - $34 and available online at www.vintagetheatre.org or by calling 303-856-7830. (more...)

Travis Wall and Break the Floor Productions Announce AFTER THE CURTAINTravis Wall and Break the Floor Productions Announce AFTER THE CURTAIN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

TRAVIS WALL and BREAK THE FLOOR PRODUCTIONS are pleased to announce additional dates in the 2017 national tour of the new show by America's hottest dance company, Travis Wall's SHAPING SOUND.  After The Curtain will begin touring March 1st in Utica, New York and play eighteen cities and then will resume in June with thirteen additional cities on the tour. The show will return to the Duke Energy Center on June 15th at 8pm.  Tickets go on sale Friday, February 10 at 10am. (more...)

Mare Winningham Joins David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public TheaterMare Winningham Joins David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

The Public Theater announced today that Emmy Award winner Mare Winningham and Dimitri Joseph Moise join the previously announced cast of the world premiere musical Joan of Arc: Into the Fire. (more...)

BWW Review: JACKSON-LAFITTE: A VAUDEVILLE - Four Clowns' Latest Well-Oiled Gem of SillinessBWW Review: JACKSON-LAFITTE: A VAUDEVILLE - Four Clowns' Latest Well-Oiled Gem of Silliness
by Gil Kaan - Feb 6, 2017

In JACKSON-LAFITTE: A VAUDEVILLE, Four Clowns cleverly re-envisions a probable pre-war encounter leading up to the historical 1814 Battle of New Orleans as a vaudeville skit, possibly and unintentionally drawing parallels to today's political climate. Funt as General Andrew Jackson and Carroll as Captain Jean Lafitte play off each other like in a championship tennis match between Federer and Nadel. (more...)

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL to Receive New York Staged ReadingMOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL to Receive New York Staged Reading
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 3, 2017

A new casting notice from Actors Equity has revealed that a spring staged reading is of Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge is currently in the works.  (more...)

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