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BWW Review: THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO at TRT is Enthralling Musical TheaterBWW Review: THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO at TRT is Enthralling Musical Theater
by Marina Kennedy - Jun 16, 2017

Two River Theater (TRT) is completing their successful season with a musical theater production that will surely be a hit with metro area audiences. The Ballad of Little Jo will be on the Red Bank stage through Sunday, June 25th. Directed by the theater's Artistic Director, John Dias, the show features a captivating story, excellent music, and an outstanding cast. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO Plays at Two River TheaterPhoto Flash: THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO Plays at Two River Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Two River Theater (Artistic Director John Dias, Managing Director Michael Hurst) presents The Ballad of Little Jo, a musical by Mike Reid(composer, co-bookwriter), Sarah Schlesinger (lyricist, co-bookwriter) and John Dias (co-bookwriter). Dias, the theater's Artistic Director, is also making his Two River directorial debut with this production. The Ballad of Little Jo is based on the film of the same name by Maggie Greenwald. The choreography is by Marc Kimelman, with music direction and dance and incidental arrangements by John O'Neill. (more...)

Two River Theater to Conclude 2016-17 Season with THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JOTwo River Theater to Conclude 2016-17 Season with THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

Two River Theater, under the leadership of Artistic Director John Dias and Managing Director Michael Hurst, concludes its 2016/17 Season with The Ballad of Little Jo. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards GalaPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet for Theatre Forward's Chairman's Awards Gala
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 4, 2017

Just last night, Theatre Forward and Chairman James S. Turley led a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue). The Chairman's Awards Gala supports the work of Theatre Forward, which is dedicated to advancing American theatres and its communities through its Educating Through Theatre and Advancing Strong Theatre initiatives. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Phylicia Rashad, Betsy Wolfe and More Sign on for Theatre Forward's 2017 GalaJason Robert Brown, Phylicia Rashad, Betsy Wolfe and More Sign on for Theatre Forward's 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

As previously announced, Theatre Forward and Chairman James S. Turley will lead a celebration to support American theatre at the annual Chairman's Awards Gala on Monday, April 3rd, at The Pierre New York (2 East 61st Street at Fifth Avenue). (more...)

Andrew Lippa, Kurt Ollmann to Judge 2017 American Traditions Vocal Competition in SavannahAndrew Lippa, Kurt Ollmann to Judge 2017 American Traditions Vocal Competition in Savannah
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

The American Traditions Vocal Competition has announced its lineup for the 24th Annual singing competition, held in Savannah, Georgia. (more...)

BWW Review: CAMELOT at Capital Repertory TheatreBWW Review: CAMELOT at Capital Repertory Theatre
by Gianluca Russo - Dec 7, 2016

Beautiful melodies fill Capital Repertory Theatre with director Maggie Mancinelli-Cahill's staging of Frederick Loewe and Alan Jay Lerner's "Camelot." The musical's score is composed of lush, romantic, and memorable tunes that help to move along the somewhat flawed book. (more...)

BWW Review: The Rep's MAN OF LA MANCHA Soars to Inspirational HeightsBWW Review: The Rep's MAN OF LA MANCHA Soars to Inspirational Heights
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Oct 2, 2016

Everyone eventually wishes for an impossible dream to be fulfilled-In a musical where that song, 'The Impossible Dream,' continues to inspire an audience, Milwaukee Repertory stellar Man of La Mancha opened the final weeks of September and proved why the musical won five 1966 Tony Awards. The first production in the Quadracci Powerhouse season, the iconic musical written by Dale Wasserman combined with brilliant music by Mitch Leigh and lyrics by Joe Darion transforms Cervantes groundbreaking novel into a two hour, no intermission musical set in the dungeons of the 16th century Spanish Inquisition. Cervantes and his servant Sancho Panza must prove their worth to their prison mates. To do so, the pair performs the poet's 'Man of La Mancha' in the Spanish dungeon, where all the prisoners participate as actors, which eventually awakens the impossible dream inside those attending in the audience (more...)

Adirondack Theatre Festival to Continue Season with HOMEAdirondack Theatre Festival to Continue Season with HOME
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Continuing Adirondack Theatre Festival's (ATF) 22nd summer season of professional theatre is HOME. Performances will be held at the Charles R. Wood Theater (207 Glen Street in downtown Glens Falls) July 28th - August 5th at 7:30pm with a special matinee performance on August 3rd at 2:00 pm. Tickets are $30-$42 and are available at the Wood Theater Box Office, online at ATFestival.org, or by calling (518) 480-4878. Discount season flex passes are available for the full seven show line-up. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Beautiful Aerial View of Central Park's Delacorte TheaterPHOTO FLASH: Beautiful Aerial View of Central Park's Delacorte Theater
by Michael Dale - Jun 24, 2016

The creation of this favorite New York cultural institution was once a controversial legal issue. (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for THE TAMING OF THE SHREW in the Park!Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet for THE TAMING OF THE SHREW in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 14, 2016

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW began performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production officially opened last night, June 13 and will run through Sunday, June 26. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the opening night red carpet below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Public Theater's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Takes Opening Night Bows in the Park!Photo Coverage: Public Theater's THE TAMING OF THE SHREW Takes Opening Night Bows in the Park!
by Jennifer Broski - Jun 14, 2016

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW began performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production officially opened last night, June 13 and will run through Sunday, June 26. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Janet McTeer, Cush Jumbo & More Lead Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREWPhoto Flash: Janet McTeer, Cush Jumbo & More Lead Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2016

Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park all-female production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW began performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production will officially open on Monday, June 13 and run through Sunday, June 26. Check out a first look below! (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: Ten Terrific Tweets From Central Park's Shakespeare RaccoonTWITTER WATCH: Ten Terrific Tweets From Central Park's Shakespeare Raccoon
by Michael Dale - May 25, 2016

This lovable raccoon has been making guest appearances at the Delacorte Theater for many summers. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREWPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW is currently in rehearsal, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, this all-female production begins performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production will officially open today, June 14 and run through Sunday, June 26. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREWPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2016

The Public's Free Shakespeare in the Park production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW is currently in rehearsal, and BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company below! Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, this all-female production begins performances on May 24 and is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production will officially open on Tuesday, June 14 and run through Sunday, June 26. (more...)

Judy Gold, Donna Lynne Champlin & More Complete Cast of Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female THE TAMING OF THE SHREWJudy Gold, Donna Lynne Champlin & More Complete Cast of Shakespeare in the Park's All-Female THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

The Public Theater announced complete casting today for the 2016 Free Shakespeare in the Park production of THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, beginning performances on Tuesday, May 24 at the Delacorte Theater in Central Park. Directed by Phyllida Lloyd, this all-female production is part of the global 400th anniversary celebration of William Shakespeare's life and death. The free production will officially open on Tuesday, June 14 and run through Sunday, June 26. (more...)

BWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's COWGIRLS is DistinctiveBWW Review: Pioneer Theatre Company's COWGIRLS is Distinctive
by Tyler Hinton - Mar 28, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company's revival of COWGIRLS, two decades after it premiered off Broadway, is a strong production of the unique show. (more...)

Pioneer Theatre Company to Stage Musical Comedy COWGIRLSPioneer Theatre Company to Stage Musical Comedy COWGIRLS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Jo has twenty-four hours to save Hiram Hall, her father's once famous country western saloon. She thinks she has booked a country music trio that is sure to save the day, but there's been a little misunderstanding: can the classical Coghill Trio turn themselves into the country Cowgirl Trio in time to put on a rip-roaring show that will save Hiram Hall from foreclosure? (more...)

Symphony Space to Present 'Art and Heart: The World of Isaiah Sheffer Documentary,' 3/26-4/3Symphony Space to Present 'Art and Heart: The World of Isaiah Sheffer Documentary,' 3/26-4/3
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2016

This new documentary by Catherine Tambini had its world premiere at Lincoln Center as part of the prestigious New York Jewish Film Festival, to great acclaim.  (more...)

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