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Radiotheatre's GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST returns to NYC!Radiotheatre's GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST returns to NYC!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2016

Come in, come in! Escape the blustery winds of winter...and enter into the spectral shadows of St.John's Sanctuary which has sat quietly for 190 years in the heart of historical Greenwich Village. But, now...lit by flickering candlelight, bathed in ghostly mist, the players at the award-winning, critically-acclaimed Radiotheatre hope to warm your cockles or maybe even chill the marrow in your bones as they continue a timeworn family tradition...the annual telling of yuletide hauntings rooted in the chronicles of downtown Manhattan! (more...)

Pianist And Composer Gregg Kallor Presents Edgar Allan Poe's TELL TALE HEART at Subculture, 1/15Pianist And Composer Gregg Kallor Presents Edgar Allan Poe's TELL TALE HEART at Subculture, 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Pianist/composer Gregg Kallor brings his acclaimed setting of Edgar Allan Poe's short story, The Tell-Tale Heart, to SubCulture on January 14, 2017 with soprano Melody Moore and cellist Joshua Roman, featuring a semi-staging by Sarah Meyers. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards Update - Xavier Orozco in Lead!2016 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards Update - Xavier Orozco in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Dallas Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Donald Trump to be Featured in Apocalyptic Novel Series, 'The Chronicles of Ara'Donald Trump to be Featured in Apocalyptic Novel Series, 'The Chronicles of Ara'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

PASADENA, Calif., Dec. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ 'Candidate' Donald Trump is the latest real-life figure portrayed in Joel Eisenberg and Steve Hillard's acclaimed alt-fantasy series, The Chronicles of Ara. Trump's arc begins with volume three in the series, subtitled Inferno. (more...)

First Folio Theatre to Stage World Premiere Adaptation of CAPTAIN BLOODFirst Folio Theatre to Stage World Premiere Adaptation of CAPTAIN BLOOD
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Experience the novel come alive, as First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) presents the world premiere stage adaption of CAPTAIN BLOOD, opening Saturday, January 28, 2017 and running through February 26, 2017, with previews January 25-27. (more...)

FREEDOM RIDERS Among NYMF's 2016 Gala Award WinnersFREEDOM RIDERS Among NYMF's 2016 Gala Award Winners
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, has announced the recipients of their 2016 Awards, given out at this year's Gala. (more...)

Alison Vesely of First Folio Theatre Dies at the Age of 59Alison Vesely of First Folio Theatre Dies at the Age of 59
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Alison C. Vesely, Artistic Director and Co-Founder of First Folio Theatre, passed away Friday at the age of 59 of ovarian cancer. (more...)

Radiotheatre's GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST Returns!Radiotheatre's GHOSTS OF CHRISTMAS PAST Returns!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Come in, come in! Escape the blustery winds of winter...and enter into the spectral shadows of St.John's Sanctuary which has sat quietly for 190 years in the heart of historical Greenwich Village. (more...)

A SCYTHE OF TIME is 2016 Recipient of the Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing AwardA SCYTHE OF TIME is 2016 Recipient of the Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing Award
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Stage Rights announced this week that A Scythe of Time is the recipient of the 2016 Stage Rights/NYMF Publishing Award. Stage Rights presented the award to book writer Alan Harris and composer/lyricist Mark Swanson at Sunday night's star-studded gala. Stage Rights and The New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) created the publishing award in 2013, and it is presented annually to one or more of the musicals taking part in the festival. Performance rights for A Scythe of Time will be available through Stage Rights in 2017. (more...)

Dragon Theatre Closes Out Its 2016 Season With Twisty Dramedy FictionDragon Theatre Closes Out Its 2016 Season With Twisty Dramedy Fiction
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

This notion is the driving force behind Fiction, a mind-bending work by PEN U.S.A. Award-winning playwright Steven Dietz, whose cunningly plotted play has been called a "mental Rubik's cube." Fiction creates and then destroys a seemingly conventional love triangle involving long-married writers Linda and Michael Waterman, and their mutual muse, Abby Drake. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 11/06/2016Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Denver (more...)

Pegasus Theatre Announces World Premiere of Charles Johnson's RUTHERFORD'S TRAVELSPegasus Theatre Announces World Premiere of Charles Johnson's RUTHERFORD'S TRAVELS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

Chicago -Pegasus Theatre Chicago announces the world premiere of Rutherford's Travels, the adaptation of Charles Johnson's beloved National Book Award-winning novel, "Middle Passage," November 2 - December 4 at Pegasus's resident home Chicago Dramatists, 773 N. Aberdeen. Rutherford's Travels is co-adapted and directed by Pegasus Theatre Producing Artistic Director Ilesa Duncan and co-adapted by David Barr, III, music directed and composed by Shawn Wallace and choreographed by Nicole Clarke-Springer. (more...)

BWW Review: NEVERMORE Offers a Unique Poe-Inspired Bus Tour of Historic Places Along the Valley's Orange LineBWW Review: NEVERMORE Offers a Unique Poe-Inspired Bus Tour of Historic Places Along the Valley's Orange Line
by Shari Barrett - Nov 1, 2016

As a life-long fan of Edgar Allan Poe and site-specific theater, I jumped at the chance to attend NEVERMORE, a one-of-a-kind guided tour experience by Metro bus through the San Fernando Valley. Billed as a unique Halloween experience taking place only on Saturday, October 29 celebrating Edgar Allan Poe and the San Fernando Valley, audience members accompanied by a tour guide travelled along METRO's Orange Line each hour from 11am to 3pm. Each tour commenced at the Van Nuys Civic Plaza, and traversed through Laurel Canyon shops and the Eclectic Company Theatre, and culminated at North Hollywood Park. (more...)

Ignite Theatre Presents the Regional Premiere of NEVERMOREIgnite Theatre Presents the Regional Premiere of NEVERMORE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

'Nevermore: The Imaginary Life and Mysterious Death of Edgar Allan Poe' is an unforgettable new musical play about one of the world's most famous and fascinating writers. Blending fact and fiction, the show's unique operatic score uses poetic dialogue, eerie sound effects, underscored verse, and haunting songs ranging from Weimar cabaret tunes to rock power ballads, to tell the story of Poe's tormented yet transcendent life. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 10/30/2016Now Playing Onstage in Denver - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Denver (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 10/30/2016Now Playing Onstage in Austin - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Austin (more...)

The Creative Team of Washington and Eisenstadt to Present NIGHTFALL WITH EDGAR ALLAN POEThe Creative Team of Washington and Eisenstadt to Present NIGHTFALL WITH EDGAR ALLAN POE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

This Halloween weekend the creative team of Aaron Washington and Keith Eisenstadt will be providing audiences with a different style of haunting. On the evening of Today October 29th and afternoon of Sunday October 30th, Washington and Eisenstadt will present 'Nightfall with Edgar Allan Poe'. The show will be a collaboration between directors; Aaron Washington, Keith Eisenstadt, and Lauren Rodriguez. To support literature and the arts in local classrooms, producers will be donating a portion of each ticket sold through DonorsChoose.org. Performances will be held in The Studio @ The Carrollwood Cultural Center. (more...)

NEVERMORE METRO Immersive Arts Festival to Celebrate Edgar Allan PoeNEVERMORE METRO Immersive Arts Festival to Celebrate Edgar Allan Poe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

Discover a world haunted by the escaped works of Edgar Allan Poe, re-imagined as local stories. (more...)

NEVERMORE Poetry Hub Slated for LA's First Haunted Valley Bus RideNEVERMORE Poetry Hub Slated for LA's First Haunted Valley Bus Ride
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2016

On Today, October 29, the NEVERMORE METRO Immersive Arts Festival (NEVERMORE) will be presented at various sites in the San Fernando Valley, with diverse artists celebrating the city of Van Nuys and the life of Edgar Allan Poe. (more...)

Music Scene Exhibition Set for 2016 Boston International Antiquarian Book FairMusic Scene Exhibition Set for 2016 Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The Boston International Antiquarian Book Fair will present a special exhibition, Collecting the Boston Music Scene: 1976-2016, in celebration of the event's 40th Anniversary, October 28-30, 2016. (more...)

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