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IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS to Play Citi Performing Arts Center, 12/16-28
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film is returning this holiday season. Bring your loved ones for a heart-warming celebration of Americana, playing at the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre for 16 performances, from December 16 - 28. Presented by the Citi Performing Arts Center and MSG Entertainment, tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 1. (more...)

San Diego Musical Theatre Moves to New Home at Spreckels; Sets 2015 Season With WEST SIDE STORY and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

San Diego Musical Theatre's 2015 Season brings your favorite movies to the stage at its new home at the Historic Spreckels Theatre, on Broadway, in downtown San Diego. Scroll down for details! (more...)

WHITE CHRISTMAS with Aled Jones & Tom Chambers to Play Dominion Theatre, Begin. 12 November
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

Aled Jones and Tom Chambers will be starring as Bob Wallace and Phil Davis in the West End premiere of Irving Berlin's much-loved musical WHITE CHRISTMAS, which will open at London's newly refurbished Dominion Theatre on Wednesday 12 November for a strictly limited eight-week season, ending on 3 January 2015 (previewing from 8 November). (more...)

BWW Reviews: Bruce Kimmel's Dynomite L'IL ABNER Lights Up LACC Stage Through Tomorrow Only
by Don Grigware - May 23, 2014

Back in the 50s, the era that was innocence personified, Broadway musicals were written to entertain first. Of course, Stephen Sondheim and other more serious composers were beginning to change the face of the American musical with the goal to enlighten, but shows like Li'l Abner, with book by Norman Panama and Melvin Frank, lyrics by Johnny Mercer & music by Gene De Paul and based on Al Capp's 1934 comic strip, showed us the wild hillbilly lifestyle to make us laugh rather than think. Underneath the surface, to be sure, there is political satire and an uplifting message about appreciating the worth of that lesser known patch of American culture, kind of like what 60sTV audiences found in The Beverly Hillbillies. (more...)

The Temptations to Play Arcadia Performing Arts Center, 6/7
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation presents one of the most influential groups of the 20th century, The Temptations, for the final performance in its inaugural season, on Saturday, June 7 at 8pm. For more than forty years, The Temptations have prospered, propelling popular music with a series of smash hits, and sold-out performances throughout the world. Tickets, available online by visiting www.Arcadiapaf.org, are $59.50 and $99.50. The theatre is at 188 Campus Drive at North Santa Anita Avenue, Arcadia CA 91007. For more information please call 626-821-1781. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Omaha - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Omaha (more...)

LEND ME A TENOR, WHITE CHRISTMAS and More Make Up Fulton Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Marc Robin, the Artistic Director of the historic Fulton Theatre in downtown Lancaster, has announced the company's lineup for its 2014/2015 Mainstage Season and the first fully produced play of the Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series. The lineup includes a hilarious farce, a holiday hit based on a classic Irving Berlin film musical, an Agatha Christie thriller, a Broadway hit that's a sexy game of cat and mouse, the Mel Brooks musical that took home the most Tony® Awards in history, a feel-good musical based on a Best Picture Oscar® Nominated Film, and perhaps the most magical musical of all time. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/23/2014 for Seattle (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Seattle (more...)

Air Supply, America, Susan Egan and More Set for Arcadia Performing Arts Center in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2014

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation presents its first season at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center - Air Supply tonight, January 25 at 8 pm; America on Saturday, February 22 at 8 pm; Broadway star Susan Egan, the original Belle of Beauty and the Beast, on Saturday, March 1 at 8 pm; and The Temptations on Saturday, June 7 at 8 pm. (more...)

BWW Interview: Otis Williams Keeps The Temptations' Name Alive
by Paul Batterson - Jan 16, 2014

Surviving. A rock band and a television show may have named themselves after the concept and Gloria Gaynor may have sung about it. For the last 50 years, Otis Williams and the Temptations have lived it out. (more...)

Arcadia Performing Arts Center Announces Inaugural 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation presents its first season at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center - Air Supply on Saturday, January 25 at 8 pm; America on Saturday, February 22 at 8 pm; Broadway star Susan Egan, the original Belle of Beauty and the Beast, on Saturday, March 1 at 8 pm; and The Temptations on Saturday, June 7 at 8 pm. This four concert season, presented by the Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation, is a means of raising funds to support arts in the schools and maintain this beautiful state-of-the-art facility. (more...)

BWW Interview: Otis Williams Keeps The Temptations' Name Alive
by Paul Batterson - Jan 11, 2014

Surviving. A rock band and a television show may have named themselves after the concept and Gloria Gaynor may have sung about it. For the last 50 years, Otis Williams and the Temptations have lived it out. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 12/29/2013
by BWW - Dec 29, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/29/2013 for Dallas (more...)

The Temptations to Perform at Jeanne B. McCoy Community Center, 1/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Members of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame and one of Rolling Stone's top 50 bands of all time, The Temptations have four Grammy Awards, 18 #1 Billboard singles, 23 top ten singles, and 10 top ten albums. Over their 50-year history, The Temptations have become an institution noted for their precise choreography and blend of R&B vocals. (more...)

Air Supply, America, Susan Egan and More Set for Arcadia Performing Arts Center in 2014
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2013

Arcadia Performing Arts Foundation presents its first season at the Arcadia Performing Arts Center - Air Supply on Saturday, January 25 at 8 pm; America on Saturday, February 22 at 8 pm; Broadway star Susan Egan, the original Belle of Beauty and the Beast, on Saturday, March 1 at 8 pm; and The Temptations on Saturday, June 7 at 8 pm. (more...)

Marcus Center for the Performing Arts Presents IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, Now thru 12/1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

Irving Berlin'S WHITE CHRISTMAS, the stage adaptation of the beloved classic film is coming to the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts as part of the 2013/14 BMO Harris Bank Broadway at the Marcus Center and Broadway Across America-Milwaukee series this holiday season. Bring your loved ones for a heart-warming celebration of Americana from tonight, November 26 - December 1 at the Marcus Center's Uihlein Hall. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 11/24/2013
by BWW - Nov 24, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/24/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Minneapolis - Week of 11/17/2013
by BWW - Nov 17, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/17/2013 for Minneapolis (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the National Tour of IRVING BERLIN's WHITE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2013

IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS tells the story of two showbiz buddies putting on a show in a picturesque Vermont inn, and finding their perfect mates in the bargain. Full of dancing, romance, laughter and some of the greatest songs ever written, including 'Count Your Blessings Instead of Sheep,' 'Happy Holiday,' 'Sisters,' 'Blue Skies,' and the unforgettable title song,IRVING BERLIN'S WHITE CHRISTMAS promises to be a merry and bright experience for the entire family! Check out a first look at the tour photos below! (more...)

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