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BWW Review: ACT's LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE Struts and Sashay's into SeattleBWW Review: ACT's LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE Struts and Sashay's into Seattle
by Jay Irwin - Jun 16, 2017

Are you adverse to fun or having a good time? If so, then just stop reading now and move on. If not, keep reading and then get yourself down to ACT to catch "The Legend of Georgia McBride" for some fabulous numbers, fake boobs and hell on heels all wrapped up in a fun and engaging story. (more...)

BWW 2016 Seattle Critic's Choice Awards (Jay's Picks)BWW 2016 Seattle Critic's Choice Awards (Jay's Picks)
by Jay Irwin - Dec 31, 2016

It's been a crazy year, Dear Readers. Lots of ups, lots of downs, and LOTS of emotions. And I'm not just talking about on stage. But let's not dwell on the bad things that may have happened in the world and focus on some of the amazing things Seattle theater companies gave us this past year, and let me tell you there were quite a few. So many in fact that in some categories I simply had to call out more than the usual Honorable Mentions as some performances just needed to be noted. You'll see what I mean especially when you get to the female categories as the ladies were certainly bringing it this year. But let's get started shall we? Out of the myriad shows I saw this year in Seattle, here are the shows and performances that truly stood out to me. (more...)

Hollywood's Classic Musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Splashes onto Stage at Village TheatreHollywood's Classic Musical SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Splashes onto Stage at Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

What a glorious feeling! This holiday season, Village Theatre brings to the stage one of Hollywood's most beloved classics,Singin' in the Rain. Based on the MGM film, which is widely lauded as one of the greatest movie musicals of all time, Singin' in the Rain is a faithful adaptation by the original award-winning screenplay team, Betty Comden and Adolph Green, with songs by Nacio Herb Brown andArthur Freed. The production will be helmed by much of the same creative team that launched last season's hit musical, Billy Elliot, with Artistic Director Steve Tomkins once again in the director's chair. (more...)

STAGEright Presents The Toxic AvengerSTAGEright Presents The Toxic Avenger
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

STAGEright Theatre is proud to announce its upcoming production of The Toxic Avenger (more...)

Bruce Campbell Horror Film Festival Announces Full LineupBruce Campbell Horror Film Festival Announces Full Lineup
by Movies News Desk - Jul 20, 2016

Bruce Campbell's Horror Film Festival today announced the full lineup for its third annual festivities on August 18-21, in conjunction with Wizard World Chicago. (more...)

BWW Review: Solidly Talented Fluff in Seattle Musical Theatre's Fun 9 TO 5BWW Review: Solidly Talented Fluff in Seattle Musical Theatre's Fun 9 TO 5
by Jay Irwin - Feb 22, 2016

There are certain theatrical experiences out there that are your "vegetables". The shows that make you think about your life, choices, and the world around you. And then there are shows like "9 to 5: The Musical" which are basically dessert. Those fun bits of fluff that aren't going to change your world but make for a yummy, candy coated evening. Sure there's a bit of 1980's women's lib sprinkled on top but it's still just mostly fluff. Luckily the current production from Seattle Musical Theatre is fluff loaded with talent and a hell of a good time. (more...)

Seattle Musical Theatre to Present 9 TO 5Seattle Musical Theatre to Present 9 TO 5
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2016

Seattle Musical Theatre is thrilled to present its third offering of the season 9 TO 5: The Musical, with music and lyrics by Dolly Parton and book by Patricia Resnick and based on the seminal 20th Century Fox hit film. (more...)

Rehearsals Underway for 5th Avenue Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSICRehearsals Underway for 5th Avenue Theatre's THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2015

Rehearsals started this week at The 5th Avenue Theatre for the exultant classic musical, Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music, the iconic show sweeping Seattle for the holidays. Boasting such beloved songs as 'Do Re Mi,' 'My Favorite Things,' 'Sixteen Going on Seventeen,' and 'Climb Ev'ry Mountain,' this production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's The Sound of Music will be presented as only The 5th can do, complete with a sensational live orchestra, stunning costumes, and incredible sets. Under the direction of David Bennett and with choreography by Trina Mills and music direction by Kat Sherrell, this musical will feature an exuberant all-local cast of fresh faces and favorite performers that includes Anne Allgood as the Mother Abbess, joining the previously announced David Pichette as Max Detweiler and Jessica Skerritt as the Baroness Elsa Schraeder, with Hans Altwies as Captain Georg von Trapp and Kirsten deLohr Helland as Maria. (more...)

A DEADLY ADOPTION, Starring Will Ferrell & Kristen Wiig, Premieres Tonight on LifetimeA DEADLY ADOPTION, Starring Will Ferrell & Kristen Wiig, Premieres Tonight on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2015

Golden Globe and Emmy Award nominee Will Ferrell (Everything Must Go, Stranger than Fiction) and Oscar and Golden Globe nominee Kristen Wiig (Skeleton Twins, Bridesmaids) star in the highly-anticipated Lifetime movie, A Deadly Adoption, premiering tonight, June 20 at 8pm ET/PT. (more...)

Lifetime Reveals Full Trailer for A DEADLY ADOPTION, Starring Will Ferrell & Kristen WiigLifetime Reveals Full Trailer for A DEADLY ADOPTION, Starring Will Ferrell & Kristen Wiig
by TV News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Golden Globe® and Emmy® Award nominee Will Ferrell (Everything Must Go, Stranger than Fiction) and Oscar® and Golden Globe nominee Kristen Wiig (Skeleton Twins, Bridesmaids) star in the highly-anticipated Lifetime movie, A Deadly Adoption, premiering Saturday, June 20 at 8pm ET/PT. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Will Ferrell & Kristen Wiig Star in Lifetime Drama A DEADLY ADOPTIONVIDEO: First Look - Will Ferrell & Kristen Wiig Star in Lifetime Drama A DEADLY ADOPTION
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig will star in an original film for Lifetime titled A DEADLY ADOPTION. (more...)

BWW: Hayes Theatre Second Half 2015 Season LaunchBWW: Hayes Theatre Second Half 2015 Season Launch
by Jade Kops - May 12, 2015

The Program Launch for the second half of 2015 shows that the Independent Music Theatre team comprising Luckiest Productions (David Campbell, Lisa Campbell and Richard Carroll), Neglected Musicals (Michelle Guthrie), and Neil Gooding Productions, the driving force behind Hayes Theatre Company, have no intention of slowing down are staying true to their vision to provide a permanent home for small-scale musical theatre and cabaret. (more...)

UPDATE: Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig Lifetime Movie 'Moving Forward'UPDATE: Will Ferrell, Kristen Wiig Lifetime Movie 'Moving Forward'
by TV News Desk - Apr 3, 2015

Entertainment Weekly reports that following yesterday's news of Will Ferrell and Kristen Wiig's 'top secret' Lifetime movie A DEADLY ADOPTION, the film will be nixed. (more...)

Jessica Lowndes Talks New Single and Upcoming Movie on AfterBuzz TVJessica Lowndes Talks New Single and Upcoming Movie on AfterBuzz TV
by TV News Desk - Mar 9, 2015

Canadian actress Jessica Lowndes known for '90210', 'Greek' and 'The Prince' joined AfterBuzz TV host Mikaela Phillips to chat exclusively about her new Single 'Silicone in Stereo'. (more...)

PHOTO: Ashley Tisdale Guest Stars on ABC Family's YOUNG & HUNGRY TonightPHOTO: Ashley Tisdale Guest Stars on ABC Family's YOUNG & HUNGRY Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

YOUNG & HUNGRY's Executive Producer Ashley Tisdale will guest star as Logan in an all-new episode of the series airing TONIGHT, JULY 9 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. Get a First Look at left! (more...)

PHOTO: First Look - Ashley Tisdale Guest Stars on ABC Family's YOUNG & HUNGRYPHOTO: First Look - Ashley Tisdale Guest Stars on ABC Family's YOUNG & HUNGRY
by TV News Desk - Jul 3, 2014

YOUNG & HUNGRY's Executive Producer Ashley Tisdale will guest star as Logan in an all-new episode of the series airing on WEDNESDAY, JULY 9 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

 Seattle/ Mainstreet Festival of New Musicals Company Casting Announced Seattle/ Mainstreet Festival of New Musicals Company Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Seattle / Mainstreet Festival of New Musicals will take over Fremont's West of Lenin Theatre, presenting three brand new musicals, three late-night trivia cabarets, an evening of pitch sessions for fresh, up-and-coming musicals; and a final concert featuring all-Seattle talent performing pieces written by all-Seattle composers! (more...)

Gary Albert Hughes Hosts Musical Theatre Workshop, Beg. TodayGary Albert Hughes Hosts Musical Theatre Workshop, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2014

With every new year comes a new set of resolutions. It's give up this, lose that, let this go, get that out of our lives. But what about bringing something in, taking something on or adding to the richness of our lives. Well this year The Voice Studio has something up its sleeve you may never have imagined you'd invite into your life. (more...)

THE WILD PARTY & More Win Big at 2014 Gypsy Rose Lee AwardsTHE WILD PARTY & More Win Big at 2014 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Seattle Theater Writers critics' circle presents the winners' slate of the 2013 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards, theater awards devoted to recognizing excellence across the economic spectrum of professional Seattle theaters. (more...)

Nominees Announced for 2014 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards!Nominees Announced for 2014 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2014

Seattle Theater Writers, a critics' circle of local theater writers and reviewers, today announces the 2013 slate of nominees of the third annual Gypsy Rose Lee Awards, theater awards devoted to recognizing excellence across the economic spectrum of professional Seattle theaters. (more...)

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