Dan Johnson News

KISS ME KATE to Play at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Sept. 12-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

A battle of the sexes is about to begin at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre as PinnWorth Productions presents the Broadway classic Kiss Me Kate. Featuring Cole Porter's acclaimed musical score, this comedy knock-out comes to the stage Fridays, Sept. 12 and 19 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Sept. 13 and 20 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Sept. 14 and 21 at 2 p.m. (more...)

2014 Kirkland Arts Center Artists' Exhibition Launches
by BWW News Desk - Jul 08, 2014

Each summer, Kirkland Arts Center Gallery hosts the KAC Artists' Exhibition (formerly the KAC Members' Exhibition) to showcase the creativity and talent of KAC's community of artists. This year, the juror for the 2014 KAC Artists' Exhibition, Michael Monroe, has selected 38 pieces from 38 local artists in a variety of media. (more...)

HAIR Plays MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2014

The Theatre Program at Mercer County Community College (MCCC) takes audiences back to the turbulent, free-wheeling 1960s for the groundbreaking, exhilarating and heartbreaking musical "Hair." A product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution of that remarkable decade, "Hair" will be performed at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Fridays, today, April 25 and May 2 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, April 26 and May 3 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, April 27 and May 4 at 2 p.m. (more...)

HAIR to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 4/25-5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2014

The Theatre Program at Mercer County Community College (MCCC) takes audiences back to the turbulent, free-wheeling 1960s for the groundbreaking, exhilarating and heartbreaking musical “Hair.” A product of the hippie counterculture and sexual revolution of that remarkable decade, “Hair” will be performed at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Fridays, April 25 and May 2 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, April 26 and May 3 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, April 27 and May 4 at 2 p.m. (more...)

Jim Henry's BROTHER OF ALL World Premiere Celebrates Opening at Detroit Rep Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

The World Premiere of Jim Henry's suspenseful drama BROTHER OF ALL will have a Champagne Celebration tonight, March 27 at the Detroit Repertory Theatre at 8:30 PM. Opening Nights at the Rep are always full of camaraderie and celebration. This one will be no different. Guests are invited to join in a Champagne toast in the elegant lobby gallery of the Theatre after the show with the cast, crew and playwright who is flying in for this special occasion of the premiere of his play. (more...)

Jim Henry's BROTHER OF ALL World Premiere to Celebrate Opening at Detroit Rep, 3/27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

The World Premiere of Jim Henry's suspenseful drama BROTHER OF ALL will have a Champagne Celebration on Thursday, March 27 at the Detroit Repertory Theatre at 8:30 PM. Opening Nights at the Rep are always full of camaraderie and celebration. This one will be no different. Guests are invited to join in a Champagne toast in the elegant lobby gallery of the Theatre after the show with the cast, crew and playwright who is flying in for this special occasion of the premiere of his play. (more...)

Special Olympics Georgia Announces a New Film Documentary, THE LOVE OF THE GAMES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

ATLANTA, Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ Special Olympics Georgia announced today the new documentary film, 'The Love of the Games' will air beginning on Saturday, December 14 th on a statewide network of Georgia's leading television stations. (more...)

Michigan Shakespeare Festival to Tour MACBETH, ROMEO & JULIET, 11/4-5/30
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2013

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival is proud to announce the opening of their 2013/2014 Touring Performances. From November 4, 2013 through May 30, 2014 the MSF tour will perform Macbeth and Romeo & Juliet for high schools, libraries, community organizations, and senior centers throughout Southern Michigan, Northern Indiana and Northern Ohio. Adapted and directed by award-winning MSF Artistic Director Janice L. Blixt, productions run approximately 100 minutes and are available for booking at any time throughout the year. Tickets are $8.00 per?person with a minimum of 150 audience members per show (teachers, chaperones and organizers each receive a complimentary ticket). (more...)

BOEING BOEING Set for November 8 - December 1 at Aux Dog Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2013

Winner of the 2008 Tony Award for 'Best Revival of a Play', BOEING BOEING by Marc Camoletti has been translated by Beverley Cross and Francis Evans Directed by VJ Liberatori and featuring Brennan Foster, Merritt Glover, SheriDan Johnson, Angela Littleton, Jessica Osbourne, and Matthew Puett. (more...)

CARRIE THE MUSICAL Plays MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, Now thru 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2013

From the annals of American horror comes 'Carrie, the Musical,' to be presented by Pierrot Production at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre this Halloween season. Eight performances will be presented, including two midnight shows. Performances are tonight, Oct. 18 and 25 at 8 p.m., Saturdays, Oct. 19 and 26 at 8 p.m. and midnight; and Sundays, Oct. 20 and 27 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance tonight, Oct. 18. (more...)

CARRIE THE MUSICAL to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 10/18-27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 03, 2013

From the annals of American horror comes 'Carrie, the Musical,' to be presented by Pierrot Production at Mercer County Community College's Kelsey Theatre this Halloween season. Eight performances will be presented, including two midnight shows. Performances are Fridays, Oct. 18 and 25 at 8 p.m., Saturdays, Oct. 19 and 26 at 8 p.m. and midnight; and Sundays, Oct. 20 and 27 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Oct. 18. (more...)

INVASION! at Silk Road Rising Has Been Extended, Now through Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2013

Silk Road Rising co-founders, Artistic Director Jamil Khoury and Executive Director Malik Gillani, are proud to announce that the Midwest Premiere of Jonas Hassen Khemiri's Invasion! has been extended through September 15, 2013. (more...)

Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill to Present Regional Premiere of HEDDA GABLER, 8/9-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2013

Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill presents The Regional Premiere of Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, a new version by Brian Friel. Directed by Jessica Osbourne. Opens August 9th - September 1st, 2013. Friday & Saturday's at 8pm, Today's at 6pm. Advanced Purchase Tickets $18/ $16 online ($22 at door). Call (505) 254-7716. Buy your tickets today at www.auxdog.com (more...)

Silk Road Rising to Stage Midwest Premiere of Jonas Hassen Khemiri's INVASION!, 7/30-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2013

Silk Road Rising Artistic Director Jamil Khoury and Executive Director Malik Gillani are proud to announce the Midwest Premiere of Invasion!, written by Jonas Hassen Khemiri, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles, directed by Anna C. Bahow. Invasion! runs July 30 - September 1, 2013, in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W. Washington St, Chicago. (more...)

INVASION! at Silk Road Rising Has Been Extended, Now through 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

Silk Road Rising co-founders, Artistic Director Jamil Khoury and Executive Director Malik Gillani, are proud to announce that the Midwest Premiere of Jonas Hassen Khemiri's Invasion! has been extended through September 15, 2013. (more...)

Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill Presents Regional Premiere of HEDDA GABLER, Now thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Aug 09, 2013

Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill presents The Regional Premiere of Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, a new version by Brian Friel. Directed by Jessica Osbourne. Opens today, August 9th - September 1st, 2013. Today & Saturday's at 8pm, Sunday's at 6pm. Advanced Purchase Tickets $18/ $16 online ($22 at door). Call (505) 254-7716. Buy your tickets today at www.auxdog.com (more...)

HEDDA GABLER to Open at Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2013

Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill presents The Regional Premiere of Hedda Gabler by Henrik Ibsen, a new version by Brian Friel. Directed by Jessica Osbourne. Opens August 9th - September 1st, 2013. Friday & Saturday's at 8pm, Sunday's at 6pm. Advanced Purchase Tickets $18/ $16 online ($22 at door). Call (505) 254-7716. Buy your tickets today at www.auxdog.com. (more...)

13th Annual SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK Kicks Off Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 01, 2013

The outdoor stage has been built, bleachers are being set and tents and concession stands will soon pop up in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park as Water Works Theatre Company prepares for the 13th annual Shakespeare in the Park, today, August 1-11. (more...)

Silk Road Rising Stages Midwest Premiere of Jonas Hassen Khemiri's INVASION!, Now thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Silk Road Rising Artistic Director Jamil Khoury and Executive Director Malik Gillani are proud to announce the Midwest Premiere of Invasion!, written by Jonas Hassen Khemiri, translated by Rachel Willson-Broyles, directed by Anna C. Bahow. Invasion! runs today, July 30 - September 1, 2013, in Pierce Hall at The Historic Chicago Temple Building, 77 W. Washington St, Chicago. (more...)

13th Annual SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK to Kick Off 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

The outdoor stage has been built, bleachers are being set and tents and concession stands will soon pop up in Royal Oak's Starr Jaycee Park as Water Works Theatre Company prepares for the 13th annual Shakespeare in the Park, August 1-11. Michigan's biggest and best outdoor professional theatre event will feature two weeks of theatrical fun in the heart of Royal Oak. Tickets ($8-$20) are on sale now for The Merry Wives of Windsor and Much Ado About Nothing and can be purchased online at www.waterworkstheatre.com. In addition to its outdoor productions, Water Works will also offer performance minded students an opportunity to learn from the experts with the Water Works Academy and KidsAct July 29 - August 10. (more...)

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