Art Theatre News

James Barbour Set to Lead LES MISERABLES at La Mirada Theatre; Opens 5/31
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth and final production in its 2013-1014 season of shows with the Los Angeles regional theatre premiere of one of the most beloved musicals of all time, based on the novel by Victor Hugo, the Tony award-winning, LES MISERABLES, music by Claude-Michel Schönberg, book by Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Schönberg, lyrics by Herbert Kretzmer, with musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. (more...)

World Premiere of PRIDE & PREJUDICE, BILLY ELLIOT and More Make Up La Mirada Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and Mc Coy Rigby Entertainment are thrilled to announce their most "practically perfect" 2014- 2015 season of shows! Beginning with David Lindsay-Abaire's Tony Award-winning Good People; followed by our favorite Sister returning in Late Nite Catechism Las Vegas: Sister Rolls The Dice; then three extraordinary musical experiences beginning with the 10-time Tony Award-winning Billy Elliot; the World Premiere engagement of Jane Austen's Pride And Prejudice: A Musical; and finally the high-flying, Tony Award-Winning, Mary Poppins! This extraordinary season also includes the bonus options of its third "Onstage Series" production of a "brand new" Los Angeles premiere production of Carrie The Musical; also six-time Grammy award-winning superstar Amy Grant and the powerhouse dancing of Ballroom With A Twist - add it all up, and it's La Mirada Theatre/McCoy Rigby's, without a doubt, must-see, most exciting season of shows ever! (more...)

Early Deadline for Camp OSTC Set for 5/1
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Does your child like to sing, dance and use their imagination? If so, Camp OSTC is the perfect place for them to utilize their musical theatre talent and have fun at the same time! This year's camp will be offered for two separate three-week sessions - the first from July 7 - 25 and the second from July 28 - August 15. (more...)

42ND STREET to Open 4/23 at Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its first full season in its new state-of-the-Art Theatre in Warwick is proud to present the tap-dance extravaganza, 42nd Street from April 23 - May 18. (more...)

Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra Presents the BNY Mellon Grand Classics MOZART FESTIVAL, 4/25-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Each of Wolfgang Amade Mozart's vast number of compositions is considered a musical gem. Join Music Director Manfred Honeck and the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra as they celebrate Mozart's extensive catalog of masterpieces during the BNY Mellon Grand Classics Mozart Festival, a two-week exploration of the five pillars of Mozart's music - symphony, concerto, chamber music, opera and sacred music. (more...)

ON THE VERGE to Play New Repertory Theatre, 5/3-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 09, 2014

New Repertory Theatre announces ON THE VERGE by Eric Overmyer. Directed by Jim Petosa, ON THE VERGE performs in the Charles Mosesian Theater at the Arsenal Center for the Arts, 321 Arsenal Street, in Watertown, MA. (more...)

Terrapin Puppet Theatre's LOVE to Play COCA, 5/3-4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

COCA presents Terrapin Puppet Theatre's Love, May 3-4, 2014, in COCA's Founders' Theatre. With a big storm brewing, Oslo's mum says he can only take a few things, or 'love luggage,' to safety. So, Oslo sets out to help his neighbors find their 'love luggage,' too! This heartfelt and entertaining story is brought to life by Australia's Terrapin Puppet Theatre, with traditional and digital puppets, live action and moving music. Recommended for ages 5 and up. (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Round Out Third Season with Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, 5/2-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Stark Naked Theatre Company concludes its third season with a compelling production of one of William Shakespeare's most fascinating plays, The Winter's Tale. Directed by acclaimed Houston actor/director Philip Lehl, The Winter's Tale opens on May 2nd and runs through May 16th at STUDIO 101. (more...)

Performance Network Theatre to Present RICHARD III, 4/24-6/1
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

From April 24 through June 1, one of William Shakespeare's most famous histories 'Richard III' gets an innovative PNT treatment in this boldly re-imagined tale of power, treachery, seduction, and fate. (more...)

Laguna Playhouse to Present SISTER'S EASTER CATECHISM: WILL MY BUNNY GO TO HEAVEN?, 4/7-14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

The Laguna Playhouse Executive and Artistic Directors, Karen Wood and Ann E. Wareham are delighted to bring back their favorite Sister in a return offering, SISTER'S EASTER CATECHISM: Will My Bunny Go To Heaven?, written and performed by Maripat Donovan (alternating with Nonie Newton-Breen) and directed by Mark Silvia. "Sister is back and as funny as ever. Our audiences are going to be Heaven-sent at this Easter delight," offers Wood. "Our audiences will be resurrected with laughter. What better way to begin the Spring than with an evening with Sister?," adds Wareham. SISTER'S EASTER CATECHISM will begin performances on Monday, April 7 and run through Monday, April 14, 2014 at the Laguna Playhouse, 606 Laguna Canyon Road in Laguna Beach. (more...)

CASA VALENTINA, OUTSIDE MULLINGAR, THE SNOW GEESE, BRONX BOMBERS and More Among 2013-14 Edgerton Foundation New Play Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for theatre, is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2013 Edgerton Foundation New Play Awards. The awards, totaling $1,108,000, allow 39 productions extra time in the development and rehearsal of new plays with the entire creative team, helping to extend the life of the play after its first run. (more...)

MY FAIR LADY, INTO THE WOODS, THE LAST FIVE YEARS & More Set for OSTC's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC) has announced that its second full season in their new state-of-the-Art Theatre located at 1245 Jefferson Boulevard in Warwick, will open with Lerner and Loewe's stunning Broadway classic, My Fair Lady. (more...)

OSTC's Piano Bar Series Continues 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its first full season in its new state-of-the-Art Theatre in Warwick, is proud to announce the continuation of their Piano Bar Series, which will be held following select evening performances of the company's current production, the international hit, The Diary of Anne Frank. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre Presents FLOYD COLLINS, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS is thrilled to present a remarkable musical about dreamers and hope, FLOYD COLLINS, music and lyrics by Adam Guettel, book and additional lyrics by Tina Landau, musical direction by David O and directed by Richard Israel. FLOYD COLLINS will preview tonight, March 27 and tomorrow, March 28 and runs through Sunday, April 13, 2014, live 'ONSTAGE' at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

Ocean State Theatre's THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its first full season in its new state-of-the-Art Theatre in Warwick will present the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, The Diary of Anne Frank from tonight, March 26 - April 13. (more...)

Susie Beaty Green Releases CIRCLE THE DATE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Beautiful weddings, all-conquering girl power and troublesome boys - these thoughts fill the minds of young girls and linger with them into womanhood. As they mature so do their thoughts. Weddings and boys turn into love and romance and girl power turns into lasting companionship. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse's Next 'Without Walls' Production Is EL HENRY, Running 6/14-29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Following its hugely successful Without Walls (WoW) Festival last October, La Jolla Playhouse announces the latest production in its acclaimed site-based theatre series: El Henry, written by and starring Culture Clash's Herbert Siguenza, directed by San Diego REPertory Theatre Artistic Director Sam Woodhouse. Presented in association with San Diego REP, the show will run June 14 - 29 at SILO in downtown San Diego's Makers Quarter. Performances run Tuesday through Sunday at 7:30pm. (more...)

Ocean State Theatre Company Extends 42ND STREET Through 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its first full season in its new state-of-the-Art Theatre in Warwick is pleased to announce that due to unprecedented demand, the run of the tap-dance extravaganza, 42nd Street, the closing production of the 2013-14 season, has been extended through May 18. (more...)

O'Neill Center Launches National Music Theater Institute; Applications for Fall 2014 Due 3/20
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

The Eugene O'Neill Theater Center has launched an exciting new division of the National Theater Institute, the National Music Theater Institute (NMTI). An unparalleled program, NMTI is for driven students seeking a launching pad into the music theater profession through broad-based, ensemble training. Applications for the inaugural fall 2014 semester are due by March 20. (more...)

Ocean State Theatre's THE DIARY OF ANNE FRANK Opens 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its first full season in its new state-of-the-Art Theatre in Warwick will present the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning play, The Diary of Anne Frank from March 26 - April 13. (more...)

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