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BWW Review: GOING IN STYLE at Palace Nova Eastend CinemasBWW Review: GOING IN STYLE at Palace Nova Eastend Cinemas
by Barry Lenny - Apr 28, 2017

Set in New York, Going in Style is based on the 1979 film of the same name. (more...)

DEATHTRAP Reading Set for Connolly's Public House in Oak ParkDEATHTRAP Reading Set for Connolly's Public House in Oak Park
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Oak Park Festival Theatre will present a reading of Ira Levin's DEATHTRAP in in the back room of Connolly's Public House, 1109 South Blvd, Oak Park on May 3, 2017 at 7 p.m.  (more...)

BWW Review: Wonderfully Fun and Entertaining DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Sooner TheatreBWW Review: Wonderfully Fun and Entertaining DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS at Sooner Theatre
by Robert Barossi - Apr 3, 2017

The musical theatre scene is filled with adaptations of Hollywood movies, to the point of overflowing. Some of these musical stage versions of popular movies have not translated well (Ghost and Flashdance, I'm looking at you). On the other hand, a number of them have gone on to become highly successful Broadway musicals, winning a number of Tony awards as well as critical and audience raves. Dirty Rotten Scoundrels is part of the latter group and is now getting a breezy and extremely fun production at Sooner Theatre in Norman. (more...)

Soundtrack For New Comedy GOING IN STYLE, Starring Morgan Freeman, Out TodaySoundtrack For New Comedy GOING IN STYLE, Starring Morgan Freeman, Out Today
by Movies News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

WaterTower Music today announced the March 31 release date of the soundtrack to GOING IN STYLE, the new comedy that teams up Oscar winners Morgan Freeman (Million Dollar Baby), Michael Caine (The Cider House Rules, Hannah and Her Sisters) and Alan Arkin (Little Miss Sunshine), and is in theatres nationwide April 7. (more...)

1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce1812 Productions to Present Marc Camoletti's HAPPY BIRTHDAY Farce
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

1812 Productions, Philadelphia's all comedy theatre company, will present the Philadelphia premiere of Marc Camoletti's raucous farce Happy Birthday. (more...)

TBO Productions Presents Salisbury Playhouse Production of DEATHTRAPTBO Productions Presents Salisbury Playhouse Production of DEATHTRAP
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

A brand new production of Ira Levin's Tony-nominated classic thriller Deathtrap will embark on a 12-week national tour for the first time in 20 years, opening September 2017, with press night at the Theatre Royal Brighton on Thursday 14 September. (more...)

West End Productions presents EDUCATING RITAWest End Productions presents EDUCATING RITA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

It is the 1980s, Liverpool, England. Frank is a tutor of English in his fifties whose disillusioned outlook on life drives him to drink and to bury himself in his books. Enter Rita, a forthright 26 year-old hairdresser who is eager to learn and to change her social circumstances through the pursuit of higher education. Willy Russell delightfully weaves together the lives of these two unique characters, with great wit, humor and profound insight. Commissioned by the Royal Shakespeare Company, Educating Rita premiered at The Warehouse, London, in June 1980 starring Julie Walters and Mark Kingston. The play was directed by Mike Ockrent, and in 1983 became a hit film with Michael Caine and Julie Walters. (more...)

West End Productions Presents EDUCATING RITA at N4thWest End Productions Presents EDUCATING RITA at N4th
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

It is the 1980s, Liverpool, England. Frank is a tutor of English in his fifties whose disillusioned outlook on life drives him to drink and to bury himself in his books. Enter Rita, a forthright 26 year-old hairdresser who is eager to learn and to change her social circumstances through the pursuit of higher education. (more...)

Geva Theatre Center presents PRIVATE LIVESGeva Theatre Center presents PRIVATE LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents Private Lives, Noel Coward's hilarious comedy of manners.Private Lives is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from March 21 to April 16. (more...)

 BLOOD BROTHERS To Embark on 30th Anniversary UK Tour BLOOD BROTHERS To Embark on 30th Anniversary UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

2017 marks 30 years since Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers first toured the UK. In celebration, the iconic musical will visit theatres across the country next year, opening on Tuesday 17 January at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking. (more...)

BLOOD BROTHERS Returns to the Belgrade Theatre for 30th Anniversary TourBLOOD BROTHERS Returns to the Belgrade Theatre for 30th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

2017 marks 30 years since Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers first toured the UK. In celebration, the iconic musical will visit the Belgrade Theatre Coventry from Mon 6 to Sat 11 March. (more...)

BWW Interview: JITNEY's Anthony Chisholm Dives Into the UnknownBWW Interview: JITNEY's Anthony Chisholm Dives Into the Unknown
by Naomi Serviss - Jan 22, 2017

A mainstay of August Wilson's Pittsburgh 20th Century Cycle is back for another turn as Fielding, the desperate gypsy cab driver. (more...)

BLOOD BROTHERS to Visit Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre on 30th Anniversary TourBLOOD BROTHERS to Visit Sheffield's Lyceum Theatre on 30th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

Bill Kenwright's production of international smash-hit musical Blood Brothers visits the Lyceum Theatre in Sheffield, from Monday 23 January to Saturday 4 February, as part of its 30th Anniversary Tour, with Lyn Paul in the iconic role of Mrs Johnstone. (more...)

International Triumph Blood Brothers to Embark on 30th Anniversary UK TourInternational Triumph Blood Brothers to Embark on 30th Anniversary UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

2017 marks 30 years since Bill Kenwright's production of the international smash hit musical Blood Brothers first toured the UK. In celebration, the iconic musical will visit theatres across the country next year, opening on Tuesday 17 January at the New Victoria Theatre in Woking. (more...)

Riverside Theatre Presents Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVESRiverside Theatre Presents Noel Coward's PRIVATE LIVES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, present Noel Coward's uproarious comedy, Private Lives, which performs on the Stark Stage from January 31 - February 19, 2017. Private Lives is sponsored by Bobbie Olsen and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group. (more...)

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre to Produce BRASSED OFFWolverhampton Grand Theatre to Produce BRASSED OFF
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

???????Today, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre officially announced that it will produce a brand new production of BRASSED OFF, marking the first major production to be produced in-house at the venue for more than 40 years. (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Allan Knee & Robby Haltiwanger Talk THE ASTONISHING TIMES OF TIMOTHY CRATCHITBWW Exclusive: Allan Knee & Robby Haltiwanger Talk THE ASTONISHING TIMES OF TIMOTHY CRATCHIT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

The Workshop Theater's (312 W 36th Street) return engagement of The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit, by popular demand, is set to play through Sunday, December, 18, 2016. Featuring a book by Allan Knee (Little Women) with music and lyrics by Andre Catrini, The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit is a musical coming of age story that begins ten years after Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Lights Up The HolidayBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL - Lights Up The Holiday
by Lynn Beaver - Nov 29, 2016

A CHRISTMAS CAROL by Charles Dickens, adapted and directed by Dave Steakley, currently playing at ZACH Theatre, has become an Austin tradition and is by far the best way to kick off the holiday season. Retooled to include new contemporary songs every year, the musical is performed by a Broadway caliber cast. The Dickens' classic has never been more entertaining, and with the addition of GREATER TUNA star Jaston Williams as Scrooge, this year is an extra special treat with a cherry on top. (more...)

THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL and More Set for Warner Theatre's 2016 Holiday Movies SeriesTHE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL and More Set for Warner Theatre's 2016 Holiday Movies Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

For the fourth year, the Warner Theatre will begin the holiday season by inviting the community to enjoy two holiday films shown on our 50 foot screen. (more...)

Warner Theatre to Kick Off 2016 Holiday Movie Series with THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROLWarner Theatre to Kick Off 2016 Holiday Movie Series with THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

For the fourth year, the Warner Theatre will begin the holiday season by inviting the community to enjoy two holiday films shown on our 50 foot screen. (more...)

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