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Wynonna Judd, Blue Oyster Cult and More Set for La Mirada Theatre's SENSE-SATIONS 2015Wynonna Judd, Blue Oyster Cult and More Set for La Mirada Theatre's SENSE-SATIONS 2015
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2015

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts is thrilled to start the New Year with a variety of SENSE-SATIONAL events, sure to engage all your senses in 2015 - everything from the extraordinary voice of Wynonna Judd to an eye-popping Rock & Roll Laser Spectacular set to the music of Queen and The Who; From the classic music of Blue Oyster Cult to the unforgettable Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band! La Mirada Theatre has it all to open your eyes, ears and mind and is sure to blow you away! (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse's 2015 'DNA New Work Series' Kicks Off Next MonthLa Jolla Playhouse's 2015 'DNA New Work Series' Kicks Off Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse is pleased to bring back its acclaimed new play development initiative, the DNA New Work Series, a two-week run of workshops and readings of new works, taking place February 16 - March 1, 2015. (more...)

Tuta Theatre's MUSIC HALL Begins 2/5 at The Den TheatreTuta Theatre's MUSIC HALL Begins 2/5 at The Den Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

TUTA Theatre Chicago has announce complete casting for the US premiere of MUSIC HALL, by Jean-Luc Lagarce, directed by Founding Artistic Director Zeljko Djukic (Brecht's The Wedding, Chekhov's Uncle Vanya), and featuring Jeffrey Binder (Broadway's The Lieutenant of Inishmore, The Lion King, Side Man). (more...)

OSTC to Stage THE MEETING, 1/28-2/15OSTC to Stage THE MEETING, 1/28-2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2015

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its third season in its new state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick is proud to present the New England premiere of Jeff Stetson's fascinating and dramatically compelling play, The Meeting from January 28 - February 15. (more...)

Tony Winner BD Wong Named Artist-in-Residence at La Jolla PlayhouseTony Winner BD Wong Named Artist-in-Residence at La Jolla Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2015

La Jolla Playhouse announces that Tony Award-winning actor BD Wong has been named the theatre's latest Artist-in-Residence beginning January, 2015. (more...)

FirstWorks to Bring MUMMENSCHANZ to Providence, 1/22FirstWorks to Bring MUMMENSCHANZ to Providence, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2015

MUMMENSCHANZ, the legendary Swiss mask troupe that revolutionized wordless theatrical entertainment, will be in Providence this month to thrill audiences of all ages with its famously uproarious performances and to kick off the FirstWorks 2015 "Artistic Icons" series. MUMMENSCHANZ will delight Rhode Island audiences with classic favorites and brilliant new works on Thursday, January 22, 2015 at 7:00 P.M. at Veterans Memorial Auditorium (The Vets). (more...)

Charlotte Cohn to Star in Colony Theatre's SIMPLY COMPLICATED, 1/24-25Charlotte Cohn to Star in Colony Theatre's SIMPLY COMPLICATED, 1/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2015

What do you get when you cross a Danish Orthodox Jew and a simple Israeli girl from a kibbutz? You get Charlotte Cohn, who at nineteen was already a Commander in the Israeli Army, but had her sights set on a different path. Join her in this eclectic evening of music ranging from the Beatles to Broadway to Opera and hear the real stories that brought her from Ben Yehuda Street to the Great White Way. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: National Theater Institute's New Year's ResolutionsBWW Exclusive: National Theater Institute's New Year's Resolutions
by National Theater Institute - Jan 5, 2015

In anticipation for the year ahead, RISK AGAIN! takes a look at NTI's New Year's Resolutions! (more...)

BWW Exclusive: National Theater Institute - Year in ReviewBWW Exclusive: National Theater Institute - Year in Review
by National Theater Institute - Dec 29, 2014

Today, Risk Again! Notes from the National Theater Institute reflects on 12 defining moments of 2104. (more...)

Update: Issues with Stage Ice at BLADES ON STAGE Have Been ResolvedUpdate: Issues with Stage Ice at BLADES ON STAGE Have Been Resolved
by Alan Henry - Dec 27, 2014

According to reports on twitter the first performance of Mirvish's holiday show BLADES ON STAGE, now playing at The Princess of Wales Theatre, was canceled due to holes in the ice on stage. These issues have now been resolved, with two successful performances since. (more...)

Mirvish Cancels First Performance of BLADES ON STAGE After 30 Mins due to Holes on the IceMirvish Cancels First Performance of BLADES ON STAGE After 30 Mins due to Holes on the Ice
by Alan Henry - Dec 25, 2014

According to reports on twitter the first performance of Mirvish's holiday show BLADES ON STAGE, now playing at The Princess of Wales Theatre, was canceled due to holes in the ice on stage. There are no performances of BLADES ON STAGE scheduled for Thursdays, and there has been no announcement of any further cancelations at the time. (more...)

Ocean State Theatre Company to Host Two Benefit Concerts in JanuaryOcean State Theatre Company to Host Two Benefit Concerts in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its third season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick, is pleased to announce two presentations in January - A Night of Broadway Classics on Saturday, January 10 and British Invasion starring OSTC "kid" alumni on Sunday, January 11. (more...)

La Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby Entertainment to Present SoCal Debut of BILLY ELLIOT This WinterLa Mirada Theatre and McCoy Rigby Entertainment to Present SoCal Debut of BILLY ELLIOT This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & MC COY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT present pure 'electricity' with the third show in its 2014-2015 season, the Southern California Regional Premiere of the ten-time Tony Award-winning musical, BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL, music by Elton John, book and lyrics by Lee Hall, musical direction by John Glaudini, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Brian Kite. BILLY ELLIOT THE MUSICAL will preview on Friday, January 16, 2015(with a press opening on Saturday, January 17) and run through Sunday, February 8, 2015 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada. (more...)

THE BOOK OF MORMON Wraps Successful Run at Centre In The SquareTHE BOOK OF MORMON Wraps Successful Run at Centre In The Square
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

Last week 14,437 people flocked to Centre In The Square to see the National Tour of The Book of Mormon which ran for eight performances December 9 to 14, 2014. Most performances were sold-out, with overall attendance for the one-week engagement at 97 percent. The show represents the highest attendance and financial impact from a weeklong production at The Centre in over 10 years. In addition, more than 38% percent of the audience were first-time visitors to The Centre. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: In Class with NTI - DrozninBWW Exclusive: In Class with NTI - Droznin
by National Theater Institute - Dec 15, 2014

Today, Risk Again! takes you into the classroom with an introduction to Droznin. This technique, which provides the actor with strength, flexibility, and courage, has been a cornerstone of the National Theater Institute's movement training for the last 15 years (more...)

South Bend Civic Theatre to Present LOST IN YONKERS in JanuarySouth Bend Civic Theatre to Present LOST IN YONKERS in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

South Bend Civic Theatre presents Neil Simon's Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning comedy Lost in Yonkers January 9-25, 2015 in the Warner Theatre, 403 N Main Street in South Bend. Hailed as "the best play Neil Simon ever wrote" - New York Post, Lost in Yonkers tells the funny and poignant story of Jay and Arty, two teenage boys in 1942. When their recently widowed father has to take a travelling sales job, he leaves his sons to their Grandmother in Yonkers. The boys find life challenging and bewildering around their eccentric relatives: strict German immigrant Grandma Kurnitz, child-like Aunt Bella, and mobster Uncle Louie. Simon's play explores the hardship, pain, humor and love of these richly drawn characters. (more...)

OSTC's Piano Bar Series Continues with 'Holiday Gems' TonightOSTC's Piano Bar Series Continues with 'Holiday Gems' Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its third season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick, has announced the continuation of their post-performance Piano Bar Series. 'Holiday Gems' will be held following select Today and Saturday evening performances of the company's current production, Meet Me in St. Louis. (more...)

La Jolla Playhouse Appoints Jaime Castaneda as Associate Artistic DirectorLa Jolla Playhouse Appoints Jaime Castaneda as Associate Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2014

La Jolla Playhouse announces the appointment of Jaime Castaņeda to the new position of Associate Artistic Director. In addition to joining the Playhouse's artistic team, Castaņeda will direct several projects, including the final subscription show for the 2015/16 season, to be announced shortly. (more...)

Performance Network Theatre to Offer Spring Term Class Demo, 12/15Performance Network Theatre to Offer Spring Term Class Demo, 12/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2014

On Monday, December 15, from 7:30pm to 9pm the Network will offer a FREE Spring Term Class Demo for young people and adults alike. (more...)

OSTC's Piano Bar Series to Continue with 'Holiday Gems,' 12/12OSTC's Piano Bar Series to Continue with 'Holiday Gems,' 12/12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Ocean State Theatre Company (OSTC), currently celebrating its third season in its state-of-the-art theatre in Warwick, has announced the continuation of their post-performance Piano Bar Series. "Holiday Gems" will be held following select Friday and Saturday evening performances of the company's current production, Meet Me in St. Louis. (more...)

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