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BWW Review: Victory Gardens' Wickedly Funny HAND TO GODBWW Review: Victory Gardens' Wickedly Funny HAND TO GOD
by Misha Davenport - Sep 26, 2016

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Center for Puppetry Arts Presents the Return of THE GHASTLY DREADFULS This OctoberCenter for Puppetry Arts Presents the Return of THE GHASTLY DREADFULS This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2016

The Ghastly Dreadfuls returns to the Center for Puppetry Arts, October 12-29 for a 10th season of spine-tingling storytelling with a cast of characters that has made it an Atlanta cult classic. Artistic director Jon Ludwig describes the evening as, "a kind of dark vaudeville with a variety of performance styles and sensibilities. There's really something for everybody." The evening is a compendium of ghost stories and spectacle with puppets, live music and dance. (more...)

BWW Interview: Broadway's Kevin Covert Directs SPRING AWAKENING at Shenandoah ConservatoryBWW Interview: Broadway's Kevin Covert Directs SPRING AWAKENING at Shenandoah Conservatory
by Christopher Castanho - Sep 16, 2016

Shenandoah Conservatory in Winchester, Virginia will be mounting the award-winning rock musical: SPRING AWAKENING this September, directed by Broadway veteran and new musical theatre program coordinator Kevin Covert. I was lucky enough to sit down with Kevin, hear about his experience at Shenandoah so far and learn about his process working on the rock musical with current theatre students. (more...)

LA CUCARACHITA MARTINA to Rock and Roll at Center for Puppetry ArtsLA CUCARACHITA MARTINA to Rock and Roll at Center for Puppetry Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Center for Puppetry Arts is pleased to present Teatro SEA's La Cucarachita Martina (Martina the Little Roach) from September 28 - October 9. (more...)

2017 Next Stage Theatre Festival (NSTF) Lineup Announced2017 Next Stage Theatre Festival (NSTF) Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

The Next Stage Theatre Festival returns this January with a lineup of ten theatre companies that showcase the very best indie theatre in the country. (more...)

Jon Hoche, Jennifer Ikeda and More to Star in MTC's VIETGONE; Cast Announced!Jon Hoche, Jennifer Ikeda and More to Star in MTC's VIETGONE; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Lynne Meadow (Artistic Director) and Barry Grove (Executive Producer) have just announced full casting for Manhattan Theatre Club's New York premiere of Vietgone, the new play by Qui Nguyen (She Kills Monsters), directed by May Adrales (Luce). (more...)

Center for Puppetry Arts Elects New Chairman, Officers and Board MembersCenter for Puppetry Arts Elects New Chairman, Officers and Board Members
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Atlanta attorney Allen W. Yee of The Coca-Cola Company has been elected chairman of theCenter for Puppetry Arts' Board of Directors. At 38 years old, Yee is not only the youngest member of the board; he is the youngest leader of a major Atlanta arts organization as well. Yee also serves on the boards of The Atlanta Opera and Sigma Pi Educational Foundation, and he is an active alumni supporter of the University of Georgia School of Law, where he recently helped create its Jurist-in-Residence program.  (more...)

Hop to the Center for Puppetry Arts with Thistle Theatre's PETER RABBITHop to the Center for Puppetry Arts with Thistle Theatre's PETER RABBIT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

In honor of Beatrix Potter's 150 birthday, the Center for Puppetry Arts is proud to welcome Thistle Theatre's Tales of Peter Rabbit for a limited engagement from September 14-25. (more...)

Center for Puppetry Arts Presents 2016 National Puppet SlamCenter for Puppetry Arts Presents 2016 National Puppet Slam
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Experience the beauty, ingenuity and hilarity of short-form puppet theater in this showcase of slam acts from across the country. Nominated by their respective slams in the Puppet Slam Network and curated by the Center for Puppetry Arts, the nation's best slam performances will be presented for three nights only! Recommended for ages 18+ ONLY, the 2016 National Puppet Slam at the Center for Puppetry Arts is sponsored in part by Dragon Con and the Puppet Slam Network. (more...)

Tickets on Sale This Week for bergenPAC's Kidz Cabaret SeriesTickets on Sale This Week for bergenPAC's Kidz Cabaret Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

New shows on sale this week at bergenPAC: KIDZ CABARET SERIES located in the Drapkin Cabaret and Lounge at Bergen Performing Arts Center... (more...)

Jamie Leo to Stage New Work 'A LONG DAY IN A BAD SHIRT' at Dixon PlaceJamie Leo to Stage New Work 'A LONG DAY IN A BAD SHIRT' at Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Dixon Place presents Jamie Leo in his newest interdisciplinary performance work, 'A Long Day in a Bad Shirt (Dispose of Properly)', ten portraits of wayward individuals struggling to find peace in their lives. (more...)

Off-Broadway's THE WOODSMAN to Continue 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEENOff-Broadway's THE WOODSMAN to Continue 'Theater Close-Up' on THIRTEEN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

Theater Close-Up -- the unique collaboration between THIRTEEN and the large community of New York City area Off-Broadway theaters -- will present The Woodsman, captured live on-stage in partnership with streaming service BroadwayHD, in THIRTEEN's trademark 'up-close' style. (more...)

Philip Seymour Hoffman and Krzysztof Kieslowski Retrospectives Coming Up at Moving ImagePhilip Seymour Hoffman and Krzysztof Kieslowski Retrospectives Coming Up at Moving Image
by TV News Desk - Aug 18, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image has announced its major programs runnig September - October 2016, including retrospectives devoted to Philip Seymour Hoffman and Krzysztof Kieslowski. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Eye Zen to Celebrate the Life of Remy Charlip in RAINBOW LOGIC PremiereEye Zen to Celebrate the Life of Remy Charlip in RAINBOW LOGIC Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

On the cusp of its 10-year anniversary, Eye Zen Presents is proud to announce the world premiere of Rainbow Logic: Arm in Arm with Remy Charlip, celebrating the life and legacy of dancer, choreographer, children's book author and illustrator Remy Charlip (1929-2012). (more...)

R2-D2 Portrayor Kenny Baker Passes Away at Age 81R2-D2 Portrayor Kenny Baker Passes Away at Age 81
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Kenny Baker, the British actor best known for portraying iconic droid R2-D2 in the STAR WARS films, passed away on Saturday, August 13th at the age of 81. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: 'Shocking' Ad Leaves AVENUE Q Puppet Star Accidentally OverexposedPHOTO FLASH: 'Shocking' Ad Leaves AVENUE Q Puppet Star Accidentally Overexposed
by Michael Dale - Aug 10, 2016

An accidental reminder that even though the hilarious musical features adorably furry puppet characters, it ain't for kids. (more...)

The Center for Puppetry Arts Set to Launch Jim Henson's Labyrinth: Journey to Goblin City ExhibitThe Center for Puppetry Arts Set to Launch Jim Henson's Labyrinth: Journey to Goblin City Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

The Center for Puppetry Arts will launch the Dean Dubose Smith Special Exhibits Gallery on Friday, September 2 with the world premiere exhibition of Jim Henson's Labyrinth: Journey to Goblin City, A 30th Anniversary Celebration. The collection consists of items that have never been on display, including Goblin puppets, the plaster casts Hoggle's head and the Worm, along with numerous weapons and staffs from the final battle sequence. Also included are the original set renderings by Elliot Scott and design drawings by Brian Froud, the well-known English fantasy illustrator who collaborated with Henson on both Labyrinth and The Dark Crystal. The exhibit will feature original costumes and masks, as well as famous iconic artifacts, including Jareth's crystal balls, David Bowie's costume and a 13-hour clock. (more...)

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW to End Early Off-Broadway for UK TourTHE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW to End Early Off-Broadway for UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2016

The Drama Desk and Off-Broadway Alliance Award nominated show The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show will end its run in New York City on August 28 to accommodate an earlier start date for its UK Tour, which will begin performances on October 17, 2016. (more...)

BLOSSOM at Dixon Place Begins 9/9BLOSSOM at Dixon Place Begins 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Dixon Place is proud to present the new commission, BLOSSOM, created and directed by award-winning puppeteer and Jim Henson resident artist, Spencer Lott. (more...)

SOULPEPPER THEATER COMPANY Presents First-Ever Season of Work in the U.S.SOULPEPPER THEATER COMPANY Presents First-Ever Season of Work in the U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

SOULPEPPER - Toronto's largest and most celebrated theatre company, marking its 20th anniversary season as the most populous city in Canada's leading producer of revivals and new works - will make its U.S. debut next summer during a 4-week engagement Off-Broadway at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 W 42nd St, in New York City, it has been announced by Albert Schultz, SOULPEPPER'S Founding Artistic Director, and Leslie Lester, Executive Director.  This festival of plays and musical performances - entitled SOULPEPPER ON 42ND ST.: CANADA CROSSES THE BORDER- will be presented June 29 through July 29, 2017. (more...)

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