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BWW Interviews: ERIC L. WILLIAMS, A Life in the TheatreBWW Interviews: ERIC L. WILLIAMS, A Life in the Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 24, 2014

Eric L. Williams is a native of Birmingham, Alabama, who calls himself "an eternal student of his craft": acting. Most recently, he was onstage in Lakewood Theatre's production of The Outsiders, but he's also performed in a wide variety of works including Oedipus Rex, Jitney, The Dance on Widow's Row, Macbeth, Fool for Love and The Face of Emmett Till. Among other recent performances, he's had roles in Life to Come, Romeo and Juliet and Pulpits. In addition to acting, Williams writes and directs stage and film projects, and when he not onstage or in front of a camera, he's a blogger, internet marketer and web developer. (more...)

AVENUE Q to Return in 2015/16 UK TourAVENUE Q to Return in 2015/16 UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

A smash hit on Broadway, in the West End and most recently in a critically-acclaimed 2014 UK Tour, award-winning comedy musical Avenue Q will return in 2015 and 2016, bringing a host of fuzzy friends to theatres across the country from Wednesday 22 April 2015, when a new tour launches from the Mercury Theatre, Colchester. Full tour schedule attached. (more...)

Entr'Acte Theatrix Presents THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW 10/16-11/01Entr'Acte Theatrix Presents THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW 10/16-11/01
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

Halloween is just around the corner, and who better to celebrate with than the denizens of Dr. Frank N. Furter's home-sweet-castle in Richard O'Brien's beloved cult classic, The Rocky Horror Show. And Entr'Acte Theatrix is inviting audiences to come do the Time Warp again… when they present 'Rocky' at the Crest Theatre at the Delray Beach Center for the Arts from October 16th through November 1st. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at AVENUE Q at TheatreWorks New MilfordPhoto Flash: First Look at AVENUE Q at TheatreWorks New Milford
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2014

This Friday, September 19, TheatreWorks New Milford will premiere the Award-winning musical comedy, AVENUE Q, with Book by Jeff Whitty and Music & Lyrics by Robert Lopezand Jeff Marx. The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. for a five-week run. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

AVENUE Q Celebrates 100th Performance at Mercury Theater ChicagoAVENUE Q Celebrates 100th Performance at Mercury Theater Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

AVENUE Q at Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue will celebrate its 100th performance of the hilarious musical comedy, now playing through October 26, 2014. AVENUE Q continues to sell out and break all box office records at Mercury Theater Chicago. Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune described the show as 'delightfully sweet and vulnerable...could not be more fun or charming to watch!' and the Chicago Sun­Times Highly Recommends the show saying it's 'better than the Broadway original!' Winner of the Tony 'Triple Crown' for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book, AVENUE Q is part flesh, part felt, and packed with heart. AVENUE Q is led by Jeff Award winners L. Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Direction), and Kevin Bellie (Choreography) and features custom made puppets by Russ Walko. (more...)

AVENUE Q Celebrates 11th Anniversary in New York Tonight with Social Media PerformanceAVENUE Q Celebrates 11th Anniversary in New York Tonight with Social Media Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

The long-running Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q celebrates its 11th anniversary in New York tonight, July 31 at 8 p.m. with a special interactive social media performance - THE INTERNET IS FOR Q! - at New World Stages (340 W. 50 St.), at which all audience members will be invited to post their experiences during the show on their mobile phones via Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Facebook, etc. Members of the creative team and former cast members are expected to attend - and tweet - the performance, as well, and the evening's events will include surprise twists live from the stage. (more...)

AVENUE Q Will Celebrate 11th Anniversary in New York on 7/31AVENUE Q Will Celebrate 11th Anniversary in New York on 7/31
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

The long-running Tony Award-winning musical Avenue Q will celebrate its 11th anniversary in New York on Thursday, July 31 at 8 p.m. with a special interactive social media performance - THE INTERNET IS FOR Q! - at New World Stages (340 W. 50 St.), at which all audience members will be invited to post their experiences during the show on their mobile phones via Twitter, Google+, Instagram, Facebook, etc. Members of the creative team and former cast members are expected to attend - and tweet - the performance, as well, and the evening's events will include surprise twists live from the stage. (more...)

Old Library Theatre to Stage AVENUE Q in Fair Lawn, 7/25-8/3Old Library Theatre to Stage AVENUE Q in Fair Lawn, 7/25-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

Old Library Theatre, Fair Lawn Recreation Department's resident theater company presents AVENUE Q, running July 25-27 and August 1-3, 2014. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Sam Ludwig, Rachel Zampelli & The Cast of Olney Theatre Center's AVENUE QPhoto Flash: First Look at Sam Ludwig, Rachel Zampelli & The Cast of Olney Theatre Center's AVENUE Q
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Olney Theatre Center, a Maryland destination for professional theater performance and education, continues its critically-acclaimed 76thAnniversary season with Avenue Q, winner of the 2004 Tony AwardŽ for Best Musical, is currently running through July 6, 2014 on the Mainstage. (more...)

BWW Reviews: AVENUE Q at Olney Theatre Center - Just Plain WonderfulBWW Reviews: AVENUE Q at Olney Theatre Center - Just Plain Wonderful
by Charles Shubow - Jun 26, 2014

Due to popular demand, AVENUE Q extended to July 13, 2014 (more...)

Broadway's Kenita Miller and More to Star in PROPAGANDA! THE MUSICAL at NYMF, 7/23-27Broadway's Kenita Miller and More to Star in PROPAGANDA! THE MUSICAL at NYMF, 7/23-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

The 2014 New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF) presents Propaganda! The Musical a world premiere musical Book, Music, and Lyrics by Taylor Ferrera & Matt Webster. Nathan Brewer directs a cast of 10, including MaryJoanna Grisso (Nat. Tour: West Side Story), Nick Mason, Kenita Miller* (Bway: Xanadu, The Color Purple), Kenny Morris* (Bway: Hairspray, Les Miserables), Benjiman Dallas Redding (Nat. Tour: West Side Story), Shaun Repito (Nat. Tour: West Side Story), Dale Sampson*, Beth Cheryl Tarnow*, and Jillian Wallach (Nat. Tour: Legally Blonde). Propaganda! The Musical is being staged at PTC Performance Space, 555 West 42nd Street (bet. 9th & 10th Avenues) in NYC for five performances from Wednesday, July 23 through Sunday, July 27, 2014. (more...)

Mercury Theater Chicago Extends AVENUE Q, Postpones THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Now Through 10/26Mercury Theater Chicago Extends AVENUE Q, Postpones THE ADDAMS FAMILY, Now Through 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2014

AVENUE Q at Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue is selling out, and it has been extendedinto the fall. The hilarious musical comedy starring very naughty puppets now plays through October 26, 2014. Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune described the show as "delightfully sweet and vulnerable...could not be more fun or charming to watch!" and the Chicago Sun-Times Highly Recommends the show saying it's "better than the Broadway original!" (more...)

BWW Reviews: AVENUE Q at 4th Wall TheatreBWW Reviews: AVENUE Q at 4th Wall Theatre
by Gregory G. Allen - Jun 8, 2014

4th Wall Theatre closes season with the hilarious and non-reverent Avenue Q for a two weekend run. (more...)

Photo Flash: New Production Shots from Mercury Theater's AVENUE Q, Running Through July 27Photo Flash: New Production Shots from Mercury Theater's AVENUE Q, Running Through July 27
by BWW News Desk - May 28, 2014

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, recently announced the extension of its home-grown version of the hilarious Broadway musical Avenue Q through July 27, 2014 due to popular demand. Check out a new set of production photos below! (more...)

Mercury Theater Chicago Extends AVENUE Q Through 7/27Mercury Theater Chicago Extends AVENUE Q Through 7/27
by Jillian Gaier - May 28, 2014

Mercury Theater Chicago, 3745 N. Southport Avenue, has announced the extension of its home- grown version of the hilarious Broadway musical Avenue Q through July 27, 2014 due to popular demand. Avenue Q has broken all box office records for Mercury Theater Chicago. Chris Jones of the Chicago Tribune described the show as 'delightfully sweet and vulnerable...could not be more fun or charming to watch!' and the Chicago Sun Times Highly Recommends the show saying its 'better than the Broadway original!' Winner of the Tony 'Triple Crown' for Best Musical, Best Score and Best Book in 2004, Avenue Q is part flesh, part felt, and packed with heart. The production is led by Jeff Award winners L. Walter Stearns (Director), Eugene Dizon (Musical Direction), and Kevin Bellie (Choreography) and features custom made puppets by Russ Walko. (more...)

Olney Theatre Center to Present AVENUE Q, 6/11-7/6Olney Theatre Center to Present AVENUE Q, 6/11-7/6
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Olney Theatre Center, a Maryland destination for professional theater performance and education, continues its critically-acclaimed 76thAnniversary season with Avenue Q, winner of the 2004 Tony AwardŽ for Best Musical, running June 11 - July 6, 2014 on the Mainstage. (more...)

Counting Down to This Year's Big Tony Win - BWW Highlights the Past Decade's Best Musical Winners!Counting Down to This Year's Big Tony Win - BWW Highlights the Past Decade's Best Musical Winners!
by BWW Special Coverage - May 18, 2014

From the controversial and crass to the inspiring and romantic, the past decade's Tony winners for Best Musical delighted us then and continue to captivate us as they play in productions across the country and around the world. And what better way to refresh and prep for this year's big award than to relive the stand-outs from the last 10 years on Broadway? Scroll down to learn more about the winners since 2004, and be sure to tell us which musical gets your pick for 2014! (more...)

AVENUE Q National Tour Kicks Off Today at the Princess Theatre, TorquayAVENUE Q National Tour Kicks Off Today at the Princess Theatre, Torquay
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

A smash hit on Broadway, the West End and worldwide, this hugely popular coming of age satire based on the much loved Sesame Street features puppets and puppeteers alongside human actors. The producers behind the first UK Tour of Spring Awakening and West End production of Seussical will be embarking on a ten week tour of the Tony Award winning musical comedy following a run in their resident venue Greenwich Theatre. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Manchester Musical Players Return After Hiatus with a Ribald Trip to AVENUE QBWW Reviews: Manchester Musical Players Return After Hiatus with a Ribald Trip to AVENUE Q
by Jacques Lamarre - May 11, 2014

A saucier Sesame Street opens for business! (more...)

Photo Flash: New Photos Released from Bainbridge Performing Arts' AVENUE Q, Now through 5/25Photo Flash: New Photos Released from Bainbridge Performing Arts' AVENUE Q, Now through 5/25
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Join Bainbridge Performing Arts for the laugh-out-loud racy hit Avenue Q May 9 - 25, a hilarious envelope-pushing modern musical focusing on a group of unique 20-somethings making their way in the big city to seek their purpose in life. Although the show addresses humorous adult issues, it is similar to a beloved children's show; a place where puppets are friends, monsters are good, and life lessons are learned. Scroll down to see some pictures from the production! (more...)

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