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Date Of Birth:
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Photo Flash: Nicholas Rodriguez Brings THE FIRST TIME to BirdlandPhoto Flash: Nicholas Rodriguez Brings THE FIRST TIME to Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2015

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was proud to present the NYC club debut of Nicholas Rodriguez in "The First Time," a CD release celebration. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Broadway-Bound WHAT WOMEN DO (AND MEN TOO) Gets Reading at MTC StudiosBroadway-Bound WHAT WOMEN DO (AND MEN TOO) Gets Reading at MTC Studios
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

A cast of six will lead a reading of the Broadway-bound WHAT WOMEN DO (and men too) written by playwright and Broadway performer William Youmans and directed by Don Stephenson. The new play is a battle-of-the-sexes farce set in New York City. The reading, which is being produced by The Resonance Ensemble, takes place on Tuesday July 7, 2015 at 7:00 p.m at the Manhattan Theatre Club Studios (311 W 43rd Street 8th Floor) and is open to the public.  (more...)

BWW Reviews: Audra McDonald Enchants at Wolf TrapBWW Reviews: Audra McDonald Enchants at Wolf Trap
by Emma Kouguell - Jun 24, 2015

An evening with - the only - six-time Tony Award recipient Audra McDonald is more than listening to her rich, versatile voice sing both older and more recent treasures. Ms. McDonald chooses songs that have strong stories both for her and within the song itself. Her ability to capture these narratives through her voice is one of the many reasons Ms. McDonald is such a brilliant actress and singer. The opportunity to see Ms. McDonald work her magic live is enchanting, to say the least. (more...)

NEWSIES' Adam Kaplan Leads Flat Rock Playhouse's 'HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS', Beginning TonightNEWSIES' Adam Kaplan Leads Flat Rock Playhouse's 'HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS', Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2015 season will continue with the Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, which will run from tonight, June 17th, through July 12th on the Clyde & Nina Allen Mainstage in the village of Flat Rock. (more...)

PlayMakers Summer Youth Conservatory to Stage GUYS & DOLLS, 7/15-25PlayMakers Summer Youth Conservatory to Stage GUYS & DOLLS, 7/15-25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2015

A cast of student actors from 14 Triangle-area schools will perform the Tony Award-winning musical 'Guys & Dolls' July 15-25 for the PlayMakers Summer Youth Conservatory (SYC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. High school actors and technicians began work on the production June 15. (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 6/15/15Nashville Theater Calendar 6/15/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 15, 2015

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. Thus, we are happy to present a new feature: The Nashville Theater Calendar, a comprehensive - maybe even exhaustive (lord knows we're exhausted from putting it together, gathering all the info from all over the interwebs!) - listing of theatrical openings for the 2015/16 season. We'll update the calendar every Monday, clearing out the shows that have closed and adding additional information on the shows still to come. (more...)

Tony Yazbeck, Erich Bergen & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/22Tony Yazbeck, Erich Bergen & More Set for Birdland, Week of 6/22
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2015

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for June 22 - June 28, featuring Django Reinhardt Festival, Erich Bergen Live!, a Special Pride Celebration Including Tony Yazbeck, Molly Pop, and more! (more...)

CRITICS' CHOICE: Get Some Southern HospitalityCRITICS' CHOICE: Get Some Southern Hospitality
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 12, 2015

We pride ourselves on our bounteous Southern hospitality here in Nashville, so who's gonna explain this: On Thursday, as thousands of country music fans gathered downtown for CMA Fest and thousands more fans of every musical genre you can think of were headed southward for the Bonnaroo Music Festival - just another summer in Tennessee, mind you - a truck spilled its load all over Interstate 65-S, adding to the hot, humid atmosphere with a whole mess of fish parts. Yep, you heard it right: smelly, disgusting fish parts baking on the hot asphalt under the blazing sun. (more...)

Megan Hilty to Join the Santa Rosa Symphony for 4th of July Fireworks SpectacularMegan Hilty to Join the Santa Rosa Symphony for 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

The third annual summer season at Weill Hall + Lawn at the Green Music Center (GMC) begins on Saturday, July 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. with an all-American program featuring Broadway and television star Megan Hilty with the Santa Rosa Symphony, led by Principal Pops Conductor Michael Berkowitz. (more...)

GUYS AND DOLLS to Run 7/10-19 at MCCC's Kelsey TheatreGUYS AND DOLLS to Run 7/10-19 at MCCC's Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Inveterate gambler Nathan Detroit is strapped for cash as he prepares to set up the biggest craps game in town.   It's time for Lady Luck to step in.  M&M Stage proudly presents the unforgettable Broadway musical "Guys and Dolls" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre Fridays, July 10 and 17 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, July 11 and 18 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, July 12 and 19 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.  A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night show on July 10. (more...)

CRITICS' CHOICE: We Saw What You Did Last SummerCRITICS' CHOICE: We Saw What You Did Last Summer
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 9, 2015

It's another busy theater week in Tennessee, and in Nashville there are an extra 50,000 to 100,000 country music fans jamming up traffic and increasing wait times at local restaurants, thanks to CMA Music Fest, which natives and longtimers will remember as Fan Fair. So while you're steering clear of our version of Broadway in downtown Nashville, which will be teeming with more people than you can shake a stick at (as my mama would say),  you should instead make reservations to see some local talent onstage at some of the shows included in our Critic's Choice column today! (more...)

Nashville Theater Calendar 6/8/15Nashville Theater Calendar 6/8/15
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 8, 2015

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. Thus, we are happy to present a new feature: The Nashville Theater Calendar, a comprehensive - maybe even exhaustive (lord knows we're exhausted from putting it together, gathering all the info from all over the interwebs!) - listing of theatrical openings for the 2015/16 season. We'll update the calendar every Monday, clearing out the shows that have closed and adding additional information on the shows still to come. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Keeton's GUYS AND DOLLSBWW Reviews: The Keeton's GUYS AND DOLLS
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 5, 2015

Is there anything more magical or more transformative than live theater? Honestly, I can't think of anything which can take you from the depths of despair to the fanciful heights of imagination so quickly - and there certainly is no art form in which things can change so capriciously or quicker, either for good or bad. (more...)

CRITICS' CHOICE: Go Theater-Hopping This WeekCRITICS' CHOICE: Go Theater-Hopping This Week
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 2, 2015

No matter what the calendar says, we're in early summer already - insofar as theater in Tennessee is concerned, at least - and there are four new shows opening this week that should command your attention. Along with a number of shows that are continuing their runs (like John Chaffin's Cliffhanger at Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre), you have plenty of diverse and intriguing onstage offerings to keep you in the relative, air-conditioned comfort of a darkened theater. We've done the necessary research, made the calls to the people-in-the-know and have included the dates, the phone numbers and the websites to make it as easy as possible for you to buy tickets and go show some support for the arts while indulging in the magic of live theater… (more...)

Nashville's 6/1/15 Theater CalendarNashville's 6/1/15 Theater Calendar
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 1, 2015

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening that it's difficult to keep track of it all. From personal experience, despite all the datebooks, smart phones, tablets, desktop computers and laptops...it's hard to keep everything straight in this wacky business of the show. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Present HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, 6/17-7/12Flat Rock Playhouse to Present HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING, 6/17-7/12
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2015

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2015 season will continue with the Tony and Pulitzer prize-winning How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying, which will run from June 17th through July 12th on the Clyde & Nina Allen Mainstage in the village of Flat Rock. (more...)

GUYS & DOLLS Opens at The Keeton Theatre 6/4GUYS & DOLLS Opens at The Keeton Theatre 6/4
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 28, 2015

Jenny Norris Light plays Sarah Brown, with Michael Maupins as Sky Masterson, Hallie Long as Miss Adelaide and Brian Best as Nathan Detroit in The Larry Keeton Theatre's eagerly anticipated production of the classic Broadway music Guys and Dolls. Directed by Ginger Newman (who doubles as musical director as well), with choreography and staging by Cary Street, the musical that introduced the theatrical standards "Bushel and a Peck," "Adelaide's Lament" and "Luck Be A Lady Tonight" to Broadway audiences runs at the Keeton Theatre June 4-20. (more...)

Introducing THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDARIntroducing THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 26, 2015

Sometimes it seems there is so much theater happening around us that it's difficult to keep track of it all. Thus, we are happy to present a new feature: The Nashville Theater Calendar, which is a comprehensive listing of theatrical openings,that will be updated each week, for the 2015/16 season. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stoneham Theatre's Recipe for $uccessBWW Reviews: Stoneham Theatre's Recipe for $uccess
by Nancy Grossman - May 25, 2015

Director/choreographer Ilyse Robbins reigns as chair of the board over a company of established pros and starry-eyed up-and-comers in Stoneham Theatre's effervescent HOW TO $UCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING. Tyler Bradley Indyck and Ephie Aardema make beautiful music together, Angelo McDonough almost steals the show, and the ensemble sing and dance with great energy and style. It's bound to do boffo business! (more...)

BWW Reviews: FAC's GUYS AND DOLLS is Good Old-Fashioned FunBWW Reviews: FAC's GUYS AND DOLLS is Good Old-Fashioned Fun
by Christi Esterle - May 24, 2015

Guys and Dolls is a classic because it works--and Fine Arts Center demonstrates why. (more...)

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