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MSF Announces Major 2017 Season Details at Saturday Night's Triumphant PRIVATE LIVESMSF Announces Major 2017 Season Details at Saturday Night's Triumphant PRIVATE LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

The Michigan Shakespeare Festival, the Official Shakespeare Festival of the State of Michigan, designated by the Governor and State Legislature, continued their 2017 "Lend Me Your Ears" reading series with Noel Coward's sophisticated comedy PRIVATE LIVES.  The reading, held at Jackson's Symphony Orchestra Hall (which also houses the offices of the MSF), featured touring company actors Derek Ridge and Sara Long, long-time artistic associate David Blixt, and Producing Artistic Director Janice L Blixt. (more...)

Iconotheatrix Gets Competitive with THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEEIconotheatrix Gets Competitive with THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Iconotheatrix presents The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee April 6-15, 2017 at The MATCH (Midtown Arts and Theatre Center Houston). (more...)

Photo Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Brings Revitalized SIDE SHOW to the Bay AreaPhoto Flash: Foothill Music Theatre Brings Revitalized SIDE SHOW to the Bay Area
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2017

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre will give Bay Area audiences their first look at the 2014 revised version of the acclaimed Broadway musical Side Show. This dazzling work, featuring music by Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls), and book/lyrics by Bill Russell (Pageant, Lucky Duck), was nominated for four 1998 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress. The 2014 revival, which incorporates a revised script and several new songs, received additional critical acclaim, was nominated for five Drama Desk Awards including Outstanding Revival, and was awarded the 2015 Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Musical. Side Show is based on the true story of Daisy and Violet Hilton, conjoined twins who rose from a sideshow attraction to become sensational vaudeville stars in the 1930s. Side Show will be directed by Milissa Carey, with musical direction by Dolores Duran-Cefalu, and choreography by Brett and CJ Blankenship and will playMarch 2 - 19, 2017 (press opening: March 3, 2017) with performances 7:30pm Thursdays, 8:00pm Fridays & Saturdays, and 2pm Sundays at the Lohman Theatre, 12345 El Monte Road, Los Altos Hills. Tickets ($12 - $32) and information can be found at www.foothill.edu/theatre or by phone at(650) 949-7360. (more...)

J-Bella Releases Debut Album 'All For Nothin' 3/24J-Bella Releases Debut Album 'All For Nothin' 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Three 2 Go Music is thrilled to announce the release of All For Nothin, the debut album from J-Bella, available in stores and online worldwide on March 24, 2017. (more...)

BWW Review: PASSING STRANGE Rocks Out at Standing Room Only ProductionsBWW Review: PASSING STRANGE Rocks Out at Standing Room Only Productions
by Brett Cullum - Feb 23, 2017

This story is universal, but the intricate score and stellar cast are unique and astounding. (more...)

Photo Flash: Lyricist Stew Visits SRO's PASSING STRANGE at the Obsidian TheaterPhoto Flash: Lyricist Stew Visits SRO's PASSING STRANGE at the Obsidian Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Stew, who wrote the book and lyrics for PASSING STRANGE, recently attended Standing Room Only Productions' presentation of PASSING STRANGE at the Obsidian Theater. BroadwayWorld has a peek at photos from his visit below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Obsidian Theatre's PASSING STRANGE Rocks the StagePhoto Flash: Obsidian Theatre's PASSING STRANGE Rocks the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Obsidian Theater in association with SRO Productions will stage the Tony and Drama Desk award-winning Broadway rock musical PASSING STRANGE for 14 performances  - February 9 though March 4.   Written by Stew and with music by Heidi Rodewald and Stew, PASSING STRANGE is a comedy-drama rock musical about a young black man's journey of self-discovery about family, cultures, spirituality, love, drugs, sex and music. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Danny GaviganBWW Interview: Theatre Life with Danny Gavigan
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 9, 2017

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Foothill Music Theatre Gives Bay Area's First Look at Revised Musical SIDE SHOWFoothill Music Theatre Gives Bay Area's First Look at Revised Musical SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre will give Bay Area audiences their first look at the 2014 revised version of the acclaimed Broadway musical Side Show. This dazzling work, featuring music by Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls), and book/lyrics by Bill Russell (Pageant, Lucky Duck), was nominated for four 1998 Tony Awards including Best Musical, Best Score, Best Book, and Best Actress. (more...)

Photo Flash: Obsidian Theater Presents PASSING STRANGEPhoto Flash: Obsidian Theater Presents PASSING STRANGE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

A young black man leaves his California home to find his art and what is real in Europe. (more...)

Bay City Players Announces the Cast for ACT ONEBay City Players Announces the Cast for ACT ONE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

Bay City Players announces the cast for the comedy drama, Act One, by James Lapine, from the autobiography by Moss Hart. (more...)


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Obsidian Theater to Open 2017 Season with PASSING STRANGEObsidian Theater to Open 2017 Season with PASSING STRANGE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2016

Theater in association with SRO Productions will stage the Tony and Drama Desk Award winning Broadway musical PASSING STRANGE for 14 performances at Theater - Feb 9 though March 4. Written by Stew and with music by Stew and Heidi Rodewald, PASSING STRANGE is a comedy-drama rock musical about a young black man's journey of self-discovery about family, cultures, spirituality, love, drugs, sex and music. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of Foothill Music Theatre's Revised SIDE SHOWPhoto Flash: Meet the Stars of Foothill Music Theatre's Revised SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre will give Bay Area audiences their first look at the 2014 revised version of the acclaimed Broadway musical Side Show, this spring, running March 2-19, 2017. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the leading ladies! (more...)

Darian Dauchan's DEATH BOOGIE to Open Tomorrow at Kitchen Theatre CompanyDarian Dauchan's DEATH BOOGIE to Open Tomorrow at Kitchen Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Next up on Kitchen Theatre Company's 2016-2017 26th Season is Death Boogie by Darian Dauchan, a hip hop musical that combines physical theater, music, video, and poetry in a stunning projected environment! (more...)

DEATH BOOGIE, A Hip Hop Musical, to Open 11/15 at Kitchen Theatre CompanyDEATH BOOGIE, A Hip Hop Musical, to Open 11/15 at Kitchen Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Next up on Kitchen Theatre Company's 2016-2017 26th Season is Death Boogie by Darian Dauchan, a hip hop musical that combines physical theater, music, video, and poetry in a stunning projected environment! Violinist Mathew 'MattViolinist' Silvera and double bassist Desmond Bratton provide live accompaniment for this one-of-a-kind theatrical musical event. Performances are November 15 to December 4. (more...)

Eight O'Clock Coffee Introduces Three Innovative Coffee Blends: Each Created for an Enhanced Coffee ExperienceEight O'Clock Coffee Introduces Three Innovative Coffee Blends: Each Created for an Enhanced Coffee Experience
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

Eight O'Clock Coffee, America's original gourmet coffee brand, introduces three innovative coffees that deliver a new coffee-drinking experience for consumers. Debuting this summer, Eight O'Clock's Infusions line features two new varieties of coffee; Alert and Relax. In addition, a new 100% Brazilian Breakfast blend joins Eight O'Clock's traditional line. (more...)

Photo Flash: Outcry Youth Theatre Presents EURYDICEPhoto Flash: Outcry Youth Theatre Presents EURYDICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Outcry Youth Theatre invites you to experience the beauty of Sarah Ruhl's EURYDICE. EURYDICE reimagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Come experience Eurydice's journey into the underworld in this gorgeous and timeless story of love and loss. The show runs September 30-October 8 at the Studio Theatre in the Addison Conference and Theatre Centre?! (more...)

Photo Flash: Outcry Youth Theatre Presents EURYDICEPhoto Flash: Outcry Youth Theatre Presents EURYDICE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2016

Outcry Youth Theatre invites you to experience the beauty of Sarah Ruhl's EURYDICE. EURYDICE reimagines the classic myth of Orpheus through the eyes of its heroine. Come experience Eurydice's journey into the underworld in this gorgeous and timeless story of love and loss. The show runs September 30-October 8 at the Studio Theatre in the Addison Conference and Theatre Centre?! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Aurora Theatre Company's DEAR MASTERPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Aurora Theatre Company's DEAR MASTER
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Aurora Theatre Company opens its 25th season with a revival of the play that started it all, DEAR MASTER, running September 2 - October 2, 2016. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the star onstage below! (more...)

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