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    Photo Flash: First Look at First Folio Theatre's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOORPhoto Flash: First Look at First Folio Theatre's LAUGHTER ON THE 23RD FLOOR
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

    First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) will present Neil Simon's witty modern classicLAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, previewing January 28, opening Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. and running through March 1, 2015. (more...)

    SOUND OFF: GALAVANT Gets His Big Moment, But No Happily Ever After (Yet)SOUND OFF: GALAVANT Gets His Big Moment, But No Happily Ever After (Yet)
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 25, 2015

    Tonight we are savoring the best moments from the final hour of ABC's musical comedy series GALAVANT. (more...)

    The Wallis Presents ENTER LAUGHING- THE MUSICAL 2/08-3/01The Wallis Presents ENTER LAUGHING- THE MUSICAL 2/08-3/01
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2015

    Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts ("The Wallis") presents Enter Laughing - The Musical, featuring a book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof), music and lyrics by Stan Daniels ("The Mary Tyler Moore Show"), and directed by Stuart Ross (Forever Plaid). Musical Direction is by Gerald Sternbach. The show will run for 23 performances only, February 8 - March 1, 2015, in the Lovelace Studio Theater (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Theatre J Strikes Comic Gold with LIFE SUCKSBWW Reviews: Theatre J Strikes Comic Gold with LIFE SUCKS
    by Andrew White - Jan 22, 2015

    Filled with laughs and anarchic asides, as well as a healthy dose of audience participation, Theatre J has an unqualified hit in Aaron Posner's Life Sucks [Or the Present Ridiculous]. Here we have Posner's thoroughly irreverent, Jewish take on Uncle Vanya, Russian playwright Anton Chekov's classic tale of unrequited love and unfulfilled lives. Forget the theatre history lecture, however; this is pure slapstick at Chekhov's expense and nothing to be intimidated by in the least. (more...)

    OLIVER!, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and More Set for CPCC Summer Theatre's 2015 SeasonOLIVER!, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN and More Set for CPCC Summer Theatre's 2015 Season
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

    ?CPCC Summer Theatre happily announces its 42nd season of summer stock for the Charlotte Metrolina region in Summer 2015. (more...)

    Mel Brooks, Jimmy Kimmel & More Set to Guest on Crystal's THE COMEDIANSMel Brooks, Jimmy Kimmel & More Set to Guest on Crystal's THE COMEDIANS
    by TV News Desk - Jan 19, 2015

    Today, Crystal shared with Variety that a host of A-list guest stars are already lined up to appear on the show, including Tony Award winner Mel Brooks (THE PRODUCERS), Jimmy Kimmel, Rob Reiner and Steven Weber. (more...)

    Maine State Music Theatre Presents SISTER ACT, 6/24-7/11Maine State Music Theatre Presents SISTER ACT, 6/24-7/11
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2015

    Today, Sister Act has been announced as the second show of the much-anticipated 57th season at Maine State Music Theatre. Sister Act will run from June 24 to July 11 at Pickard Theater, located at 1 Bath Road on the Bowdoin College campus. (more...)

    First Folio Theatre to Present LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, Beginning 1/28First Folio Theatre to Present LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, Beginning 1/28
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

    First Folio Theatre (Mayslake Peabody Estate, 31st St. & Rt. 83) will present Neil Simon's witty modern classic LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR, previewing January 28, opening Saturday, January 31 at 8 p.m. and running through March 1, 2015. The production stars First Folio Artistic Associate Rene Ruelas (Rough Crossing, The Rainmaker, Hamlet, A Midsummer Night's Dream, and Design for Living at First Folio Theatre) as "Max Prince," First Folio Artistic Associate Kevin McKillip (Jeeves Takes A Bow, The Merchant of Venice, The Turn of the Screw and Unnecessary Farce at First Folio Theatre, Making God Laugh at Theatre at the Center) as "Ira," Callie Johnson (National Tour of Evil Dead The Musical and Next to Normal at Drury Lane Theatre) as "Helen," First Folio Artistic Associate Hayley L. Rice (The Rainmaker, The Merchant of Venice, Blithe Spirit, The Castle of Otranto at First Folio Theatre) as "Carol," and First Folio Artistic Associate Joe Foust (The Merry Wives of Windsor, Unnecessary Farce and the Woman in Black at First Folio Theatre, A Christmas Carol and Measure for Measure at Goodman Theatre) as "Val." LAUGHTER ON THE 23rd FLOOR is directed by Jeff Award nominee and First Folio Theatre Co-Founder, Alison C. Vesely (First Folio's A Moon for the Misbegotten). The production is dedicated to the memory of Molly Glynn. (more...)

    David Bedella, Cory English & More Join Cast of THE PRODUCERS UK Tour; Full Company ConfirmedDavid Bedella, Cory English & More Join Cast of THE PRODUCERS UK Tour; Full Company Confirmed
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

    Based on Mel Brooks' beloved Academy Award winning movie, The Producers is a hilarious musical comedy that has taken Broadway and the West End by storm, winning a record-breaking 12 Tony Awards and 3 Olivier Awards; it opens its UK tour in March 2015. (more...)

    What Happens in Vegas... Meet the Full Cast of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!What Happens in Vegas... Meet the Full Cast of HONEYMOON IN VEGAS, Opening Tonight on Broadway!
    by Meet the Cast - Jan 15, 2015

    Honeymoon in Vegas, the eagerly anticipated new musical comedy with book by Blazing Saddles and Fletch writer Andrew Bergman and score by three-time Tony Award-winner Jason Robert Brown, opens tonight, January 15, at Broadway's Nederlander Theatre (208 West 41st Street). Scroll down to learn more about the cast and watch interviews with the stars! (more...)

    BSO's Jack Everly to Conduct AN EVENING WITH JASON ALEXANDER, 1/22BSO's Jack Everly to Conduct AN EVENING WITH JASON ALEXANDER, 1/22
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

    Baltimore, Md. (January 12, 2015) — The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly will lead the BSO SuperPops in a concert featuring actor and Broadway star Jason Alexander, Thursday, January 22 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and on Friday, January 23 at 8 p.m., Saturday January 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 25 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. Best known for his iconic portrayal of George Costanza on the hit series “Seinfeld,” Alexander first had a successful and lengthy Broadway career. He joins the Orchestra to reminisce about his remarkable and versatile career on the stage and screen, performing songs from several Broadway favorites, including Music Man, Pippin and Merrily We Roll Along. Please see below for complete program details. (more...)

    BSO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly to Lead 'An Evening with Jason Alexander,' 1/22-25BSO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly to Lead 'An Evening with Jason Alexander,' 1/22-25
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2015

    The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) Principal Pops Conductor ?Jack Everly will lead the BSO SuperPops in a concert featuring actor and Broadway star Jason Alexander, Thursday, January 22 at 8 p.m. at The Music Center at Strathmore, and on Friday, January 23 at 8 p.m., Saturday January 24 at 8 p.m. and Sunday, January 25 at 3 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. (more...)

    SOUND OFF: Land Ho! GALAVANT Sails, Sings & Zings In Its Second WeekSOUND OFF: Land Ho! GALAVANT Sails, Sings & Zings In Its Second Week
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 11, 2015

    Today we are recounting the highlights of the second hour of new episodes of ABC's new musical comedy series GALAVANT. (more...)

    ANNIE National Tour to Stop at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre, 1/20-2/1ANNIE National Tour to Stop at Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre, 1/20-2/1
    by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

    Broadway Across America/Baltimore is proud to announce that the new U.S. National Tour of ANNIE will play January 20- February 1, 2015 at the Hippodrome Theatre in Baltimore. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original. (more...)

    BWW Reviews: Scottsdale Musical Theater Company's THE PRODUCERS Is A Robust Laugh-And-A-HalfBWW Reviews: Scottsdale Musical Theater Company's THE PRODUCERS Is A Robust Laugh-And-A-Half
    by Herbert Paine - Jan 5, 2015

    Scottsdale Musical Theater Company has presented a rib-tickling production of Mel Brooks' The Producers, directed by David Hock and featuring standout performances by Hector Coris, Matt Newhard, Marina Blue Jarrette, Patrick Russo, Terry Gadaire, and an energetic ensemble. (more...)

    SOUND OFF: GALAVANT Gallops Forth With Risque Guffaws, Golden Melodies & General GoofinessSOUND OFF: GALAVANT Gallops Forth With Risque Guffaws, Golden Melodies & General Goofiness
    by Pat Cerasaro - Jan 4, 2015

    Today we are looking at the highlights of the premiere episodes of ABC's fresh new musical comedy series GALAVANT. (more...)

    Way Off Broadway's 2015 Season to Open with AND THEN THERE WERE NONEWay Off Broadway's 2015 Season to Open with AND THEN THERE WERE NONE
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

    Following its 20th Anniversary Season during 2014, The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre will be kicking off its next season, the 2015 Season, with a classic murder mystery by the Grande Dame of mystery writers, Agatha Christie. The new season will begin on January 9th with And Then There Were None. (more...)

    VIDEO: HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 Celebrates the HolidaysVIDEO: HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 Celebrates the Holidays
    by Movies News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

    Celebrate the holidays with HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2's fun Christmas video. HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA re-opens its doors fall 2015. Click below! (more...)

    Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - 12/16 - 19 on ABCScoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - 12/16 - 19 on ABC
    by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2014

    Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE - 12/16 - 19, airing on ABC (more...)

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