Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) has announced its 20th season. As MET celebrates their 20th anniversary of producing MainStage programming, they open the season by presenting a magnifying glass on society with a promise to make theatre even more accessible. (more...)
'We wanted to go big and grand. We knew we had Christine [Mild] with her powerhouse performance and Charis [Leos] so we wanted to play it large and create an environment that would support them. The production concept we came up with turned out to be a wonderful envelope to wrap around the show and the entire staging fell into place.'
Co-director/choreographer Marc Robin was talking about his and Curt Dale Clark's vision for their new staging of Always, Patsy Cline, which opened Maine State Music Theatre's 2017 season on June 7th. Robin was part of a panel that also featured Patsy star Christine Mild and stand-by Heidi Kettenring, MSMT Charge Scenic Artist Sean Cox, and MSMT Board Vice President Kristine Ganong. The discussion on June 14th, moderated by Broadway World Maine editor Carla Maria Verdino-Sullwold was the first in the now four-year-old summer series of free public forums, A Peek Behind the Curtain, held at the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. The series, designed to give theatre-goers insight into the creative processes of producing each of the summer main stage shows, featured a lively and far-reaching conversation about Patsy Cline, MSMT's Theatre for Young Audiences program, and the theatre's burgeoning role in the community. (more...)
MSMT opens its Theatre for Young Audiences with three performances of Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark's musical retelling of the Brothers Grimm fairytale, Sleeping Beauty, in a striking visual production, performed with energy, conviction, and style by a company of young actors. The hour-long musical version puts a contemporary spin on the familiar story and subtly raises issues and values which seem remarkably current, despite the fact that the show was written more than twenty years ago. (more...)
Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is proud to announce its 20th season. As MET celebrates their 20th anniversary of producing MainStage programming, they open the season by presenting a magnifying glass on society with a promise to make theatre even more accessible. (more...)
Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is proud to announce its 20th season. As MET celebrates their 20th anniversary of producing MainStage programming, they open the season by presenting a magnifying glass on society with a promise to make theatre even more accessible. "I'm so pleased to have joined an organization whose artistic leadership team is dedicated to collaboration and the promise of making theatre accessible for ALL" says Christine Mosere, MET's Managing Director. "In fact, in honor of our 20th anniversary, MET has lowered our ticket pricing to $20 for every MainStage production." (more...)
An overview on the NYC Metropolitan Opera web site of choreographer Alexei Ratmansky's newest work, “Whipped Cream”, calls the ballet a “dollop of delightful whimsy”. Yet the full-length production by ABT's Artist in Residence, with a run at the opera house from May 23rd to July 1st 2017, is in fact a heaping serving of horror-infused revelry complete with drunken characters and an illness caused by overindulgence in sweets. (more...)
Gregory Maguire, best known for WICKED: The Life and Times of the Wicked Witch of the West, which was turned into the best-selling Broadway musical Wicked, has struck gold again.
Maguire has made a career out of fractured fairy tales, spinning new versions of tales from Lewis Carroll to Hans Christian Andersen to Charles Dickens.
This coming fall, he has his eyes set on E.T.A. Hoffman's THE NUTCRACKER AND THE MOUSE KING, which was adapted by Alexandre Dumas and popularized bycomposer Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky in his now-iconic ballet.
The cover and summary were just revealed, and Broadway World is on the scene to give you an inside look at this hot fall release! (more...)
The Long Island Rep children's theater and Theater 294 are presenting The Tale of the Frog Prince, a classical children's tale, May 13 to 21 in a production that allows children to participate if they like. (more...)
As Pegasus Theatre continues our mission to produce new and original comedies in a professional setting, highlighting the talents of North Texas theatre artists, we are pleased to announce our first new play festival, Fresh Reads, at the Bath House Cultural Center May 18-27, 2017! (more...)
BTC and The Brothers Grimm hit the stage with an epic fairytale about wishes, family and the choices we make. Broadway Training Center of Westchester, one of the region's premier performing arts schools, will present the magical musical 'Into The Woods' on May 5, 6, and 7 at the Irvington Town Hall Theater in Irvington, N.Y. This show features BTC's Junior Ensemble comprised of participants through Entrance Interview and Audition only. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)
Brown Books Publishing Group is proud to announce the publication of Sage Alexander and the Hall of Nightmares by Steve Copling. A crime novelist and veteran in law enforcement, this is Copling's first foray into young adult fantasy and serves as the foundation for a seven-book series. (more...)
Synetic Theater Founding Artistic Director Paata Tsikurishvili unveils the 2017/18 Season, reviving Synetic Family Theater and producing a brand new series created through collaboration by theatre professionals. The Reawakening promises to bring back what audiences love about Synetic Theater, while introducing audiences to what Synetic Theater is passionate about. (more...)
First Bite Festival returns in 2017 and it's bigger than ever, this time taking place across three events at three venues. For the first time, the theatre festival will visit the East Midlands with dates in Leicester and Derby. Over the course of the festival, 18 local companies will present new ideas and extracts from shows, offering audiences the chance to discover them before anyone else. (more...)