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Riverside Theatre for Kids presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHERRiverside Theatre for Kids presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Riverside Theatre for Kids, the educational arm of Riverside Theatre, presents the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit play, Peter and the Starcatcher, on July 21 and 22, 2017. (more...)

THE DROWNING GIRLS Next Onstage for Distraction Theatre CompanyTHE DROWNING GIRLS Next Onstage for Distraction Theatre Company
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 18, 2017

Distraction Theatre Company brings The Drowning Girls – written by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson and Daniela Vlaskalic – to life August 18-26 at Nashville's Darkhorse Theater. (more...)

Disney's NEWSIES, Starring Joey Barreiro and Daniel Quadrino, to Sell Papes at Pittsburgh CLO SoonDisney's NEWSIES, Starring Joey Barreiro and Daniel Quadrino, to Sell Papes at Pittsburgh CLO Soon
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO will produce Disney's NEWSIES for the first time, July 18-23 at the Benedum Center. Inspired by the Newsboy Strike of 1899 and based on the cult-hit Disney film, NEWSIES tells a tale of strife and triumph with Tony Award-winning music, daring choreography and a touch of New York City grit. (more...)

Cast Announced for Bay City Players' NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITCast Announced for Bay City Players' NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Bay City Players announces the cast for the musical production, Nice Work If You Can Get It, with music & lyrics by George Gershwin and Ira Gershwin, book by Joe DiPietro., inspired by material by Guy Bolton and P.G. Wodehouse. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Offers an Irreverent and Hysterical Musical Comedy About Mismatched Missionaries Sent to UgandaBWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Offers an Irreverent and Hysterical Musical Comedy About Mismatched Missionaries Sent to Uganda
by Shari Barrett - Jun 1, 2017

THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award®-winning Best Musical, is an incredibly irreverent and hysterical musical comedy about two young Mormon missionaries who travel to Africa to preach and recruit new members to their faith. First staged in 2011, no one is safe from parody as the play satirizes various Mormon (as well as many other religious) beliefs and practices, as well as many well-known public figures. With book, lyrics, and music written by Trey Parker and Matt Stone, best known for creating the animated comedy South Park, the two co-created the music with Robert Lopez, the co-composer/co-lyricist of Avenue Q and Frozen. (more...)

Diana Huey, Eric Kunze, Joey Barreiro, Matt Bogart, James Snyder and More Slated for Pittsburgh CLO's 2017 Summer SeasonDiana Huey, Eric Kunze, Joey Barreiro, Matt Bogart, James Snyder and More Slated for Pittsburgh CLO's 2017 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO celebrates 71 years of musical theater magic with an incredible line-up of musicals featuring a team of Pittsburgh CLO alumni and Broadway's very best artists. (more...)

BWW Review: World Premiere of Kara Lee Corthron's LISTEN FOR THE LIGHT at Know Theatre Of CincinnatiBWW Review: World Premiere of Kara Lee Corthron's LISTEN FOR THE LIGHT at Know Theatre Of Cincinnati
by Abby Rowold - Apr 26, 2017

Kara Lee Corthron, playwright, novelist, and winner of multiple awards, has written a play that is teeming with too many ideas, but is also brimming with a ton of potential. (more...)

Bay City Players Announces Cast for MY FAIR LADYBay City Players Announces Cast for MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Bay City Players announces the cast for the musical MY FAIR LADY, Book and Lyrics by Alan Jay Lerner and Music by Frederick Loewe. "Adapted from George Bernard Shaw's Play and Gabriel Pascal's motion picture "PYGMALION." (more...)

Race, Gender, and Religion Collide in Know Theatre's World Premiere of LISTEN FOR THE LIGHTRace, Gender, and Religion Collide in Know Theatre's World Premiere of LISTEN FOR THE LIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Know Theatre is proud to conclude our 19th MainStage season with the World Premiere of Kara Lee Corthron's Listen for the Light. This searing new drama follows the intertwined lives of a former slave, a rebellious girl, and the prophet of a new American religion in the tumultuous setting of Nauvoo, Illinois in 1844. (more...)

The Arvada Center Repertory Continues Season with THE DROWNING GIRLSThe Arvada Center Repertory Continues Season with THE DROWNING GIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Arvada Center for the Arts and Humanities will continue the 2016 - 2017 Black Box Repertory season with the regional premiere of The Drowning Girls, directed by Lynne Collins, opening Friday, March 17, 2017. The Drowning Girls is written by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomlinson, and Daniela Vlaskalic. Dark, lyrical and poignant, The Drowning Girls blends true crime with the surreal as it explores the lives and deaths of three women murdered by the same man.  (more...)

$40 Lottery Ticket Policy Announced for THE BOOK OF MORMON$40 Lottery Ticket Policy Announced for THE BOOK OF MORMON
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Book of Mormon today announces a ticket lottery, in which a limited number of tickets will be sold by ballot for $40 each on the day of the performance. The show's ticket lottery policy began with the Broadway production, and has continued for all subsequent productions, which include two US National Tours and London's West End. The Book of Mormon is currently in previews at the Princess Theatre. Opening night is Saturday 4 February. (more...)

BOOK OF MORMON Adds $20 January Preview Performance in MelbourneBOOK OF MORMON Adds $20 January Preview Performance in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

An additional preview was announced today for the upcoming Melbourne production of The Book of Mormon, on Tuesday 17 January at 7pm at the Princess Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Delights Hershey TheatreBWW Review: THE BOOK OF MORMON Delights Hershey Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Nov 25, 2016

It's big, loud, funny, and vulgar. It must be by the creators of SOUTH PARK, taking on the Mormon Church. (more...)

BOOK OF MORMON Extended in Melbourne to April 30BOOK OF MORMON Extended in Melbourne to April 30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

Due to unprecedented demand, new seats for The Book of Mormon go on sale to the general public today. Bookings for the award-winning musical have now been extended to 30 April 2017 at Melbourne's Princess Theatre. (more...)

BWW Review: RTW's THE DROWNING GIRLS Drenches Three Women's Lives In RedemptionBWW Review: RTW's THE DROWNING GIRLS Drenches Three Women's Lives In Redemption
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 29, 2016

Three women--all seduced into marriage and relieved of their lives and fortunes--beautifully retell their rather unfortunate stories in Renaissance Theaterworks (RTW) The Drowning Girls on stage in the Studio Theatre. A play written by Beth Graham, Charlie Tomilnson and Daniela Vlaskalic, the play relates the true story of George Joseph Smith, a man who married three vulnerable maids during England's early 20th century and then immediately drowned them in their own bathtubs. (more...)

James Arrington to Give Farewell HERE'S BROTHER BRIGHAM Performance at SCERA Center for the ArtsJames Arrington to Give Farewell HERE'S BROTHER BRIGHAM Performance at SCERA Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

When actor James Arrington leaves for Tennessee to serve an LDS church mission in Nashville, he'll pack an extra suitcase. That's because, although he will retire his 40th anniversary one-man show "Here's Brother Brigham" with five final performances at SCERA in November, he will pack his Brigham Young clothing-just in case. (more...)

BWW Review: THE DROWNING GIRLS at Theatre En BlocBWW Review: THE DROWNING GIRLS at Theatre En Bloc
by Frank Benge - Oct 10, 2016

THE DROWNING GIRLS, began its life in 2008 at the Edmonton Fringe in Calgary, AB. Written by two actors and a director, the story comes from an actual murder case in England in the early 20th century. A man named George Joseph Smith courted and wed multiple women and used a different identity every time. His modus operandi was to isolate the victims from their families, getting all of their property signed over to him. He would then purchase life insurance on them and proceed to drown his victims in a bathtub. THE DROWNING GIRLS is told from the perspective of the three brides: Bessie (Christin Sawyer Davis), Alice (Sarah Danko) and Margaret (Bridget Farr). Their stories take place in three separate years but get woven together from beyond the grave. The three play not only themselves, but every other character involved in their fate, from serial murderer to family members and doctors. The resulting play is one of poetic language, lyrical rhythmic movement and a breathtaking social critique on marrying in haste. What we are treated to is how love can lead to the less-than-happily ever after. (more...)

Qubit Appoints European GM to Reach New Markets and Build International BusinessQubit Appoints European GM to Reach New Markets and Build International Business
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

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Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!Kyle Selig, Ron Bohmer, Kerry O'Malley and More to Look to the Stars in OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

The Old Globe today announced the cast and creative team of the West Coast premiere of OCTOBER SKY, which will blast off the Globe's 2016-2017 Season with a tale of boys, rockets, and big dreams. (more...)

Ellen McDougall Appointed New Artistic Director of Gate TheatreEllen McDougall Appointed New Artistic Director of Gate Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Aug 17, 2016

The Gate Theatre today announces that Ellen McDougall has been appointed as its new Artistic Director. McDougall, who takes up the position in March 2017, is currently an Associate Artist at the Gate, served as Associate Director for two years from 2012, and directed an acclaimed production of Idomeneus at the theatre in 2014. She replaces Christopher Haydon who leaves to pursue a Clore Fellowship and a number of freelance opportunities. (more...)

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