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Leaving a Legacy: Paula Stover Retires from Lyric TheatreLeaving a Legacy: Paula Stover Retires from Lyric Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Paula Stover, an arts pioneer instrumental in the revitalization of Oklahoma City's Plaza District, will retire from Lyric Theatre of Oklahoma as its managing director this month after more than 40 years with the arts organization. During Stover's tenure, she helped grow Lyric into one of the nation's premier regional theatres. (more...)

Maltz Jupiter Theatre Leads with 18 Carbonell NominationsMaltz Jupiter Theatre Leads with 18 Carbonell Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has earned 18 nominations for the 41st annual Carbonell Awards, South Florida's equivalent of the Tony Awards. (more...)

Forum Productions Presents JESUS THE JEW As Told By His Brother JamesForum Productions Presents JESUS THE JEW As Told By His Brother James
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Forum Productions is pleased to present the world premiere one-man show JESUS THE JEW As Told By His Brother James, written by William Spatz, directed by Will Rogers and featuring Steven Strafford. A modern drama interwoven with the biblical tale of Jesus of Nazareth and his brother James, JESUS THE JEW will play February 17 - March 26, 2017 at Greenhouse Theater Center (Downstairs Mainstage), 2257 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are currently available at greenhousetheater.org, in person at the box office or by calling (773) 404-7336.  (more...)

Maltz Jupiter's ME AND MY GIRL, Zoetic Stage's AFTER and More Top 41st Annual Carbonell Award NominationsMaltz Jupiter's ME AND MY GIRL, Zoetic Stage's AFTER and More Top 41st Annual Carbonell Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

An old-fashioned, splashy musical about a working-class Londoner who discovers he's nobility and a world premiere play about the consequences of bullying received the most nominations in the musical and play categories when the nominations were announced for the 41st annual Carbonell Awards, which honors excellence in theater in South Florida. (more...)

Photo Flash: Maltz Jupiter Theatre Presents THE PRODUCERSPhoto Flash: Maltz Jupiter Theatre Presents THE PRODUCERS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The Maltz Jupiter Theatre has just the solution for you this season with the hit Broadway blockbuster The Producers, set to take the Theatre by storm January 10 through 29. (more...)

Broadway Veteran Amiee Turner Appears in New Valentine's ConcertBroadway Veteran Amiee Turner Appears in New Valentine's Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Ocean State Theatre Company's Producing Artistic Director, Amiee Turner, who won rave reviews for her portrayal of Mama Rose in Gypsy (2015) and last year's concert event Once in Love, with Amiee, will take the stage in a brand new concert entitled,Twice in Love, with Amiee, on Saturday, February 18 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Jennifer Cody, John Scherer and More in Starry SYLVIA at Geva Theatre CenterPhoto Flash: First Look at Jennifer Cody, John Scherer and More in Starry SYLVIA at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Geva Theatre Center presents Sylvia, an adult urban comedy with a huge heart. Written by A. R. Gurney, Sylvia is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from January 10 to February 5. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the starry cast in action below! (more...)

New Musicals QUESTION 1 and DUMB LUCK Get Readings with TRU VoicesNew Musicals QUESTION 1 and DUMB LUCK Get Readings with TRU Voices
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) announces the TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series, on January 23 & 30 at 7pm at St. Luke's Theatre, 308 W. 46th Street, NYC 10036. A 'Dollars and Sense' talkback on the future development of the presented works will be held after each performance. (more...)

New Date and Complete Cast Announced for ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIRNew Date and Complete Cast Announced for ZIEGFELD FOLLIES OF THE AIR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

A cast of Broadway stalwarts will join Tony Award winning legend and international stage and film star Liliane Montevecchi in The Ziegfeld Society's gala benefit performance of Ziegfeld Follies Of The Air: The New 1934 Live from Broadway Broadcast Revue, devised and directed by Walter Willison with musical direction and special musical arrangements by Mark York. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company Hosts Annual FundraiserEast Lynne Theater Company Hosts Annual Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

This is the tenth year in a row that Elizabeth and Stuart Hodes are hosting a fundraiser in Manhattan for the non-profit East Lynne Theater Company. The date is Sunday, January 29 at 3:00p.m. (more...)

'HEY, BIG SPENDER!' Will Bring Cy Coleman to Playhouse Square'HEY, BIG SPENDER!' Will Bring Cy Coleman to Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

The Musical Theater Project (TMTP) and Cleveland Jazz Orchestra (CJO) will produce 'Hey, Big Spender! The Cy Coleman Songbook' on Saturday, January 28 (8pm) and Sunday, January 29 (2pm) at the Hanna Theater at Playhouse Square. (more...)

Beloved Broadway Costume Designer Willa Kim Dies at 99Beloved Broadway Costume Designer Willa Kim Dies at 99
by BWW News Desk - Dec 24, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that the beloved Broadway costume designer Willa Kim has died at 99 after years of struggling with her health. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Dick LatessaPhoto Flash: Remembering Dick Latessa
by Walter McBride - Dec 23, 2016

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Hollywood Hit to Ring in the New Year at Little Theatre of ManchesterHollywood Hit to Ring in the New Year at Little Theatre of Manchester
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2016

Little Theatre of Manchester begins its 2017 SEASON with a heartwarming comedy about friendship and loyalty. This REVEALING COMEDY, inspired by the Hollywood hit movie, is set to launch LTM's 2017 Season! (more...)

TRU to Host 'RAISING MONEY FOR THEATER' Producer Boot CampTRU to Host 'RAISING MONEY FOR THEATER' Producer Boot Camp
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the TRU Producer Boot Camp Raising Money for Theater: Who, How and When to Ask, on Saturday, February 4, 2017 from 10am - 6pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. (more...)

THE PRODUCERS Takes the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Stage in JanuaryTHE PRODUCERS Takes the Maltz Jupiter Theatre Stage in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

So you wanna be a producer? (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Remembering the Timeless Dick LatessaSTAGE TUBE: Remembering the Timeless Dick Latessa
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2016

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported last night, Tony Award Winner Dick Latessa, who is fondly remembered for his timeless Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning performance as Wilbur Turnblad in the original Broadway production of Hairspray, has passed away. (more...)

Tony Award Winning Actor Dick Latessa Passes Away at Age 87Tony Award Winning Actor Dick Latessa Passes Away at Age 87
by Alan Henry - Dec 19, 2016

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report the passing of Tony Award Winner Dick Latessa, who is fondly remembered for his timeless Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning performance as Wilbur Turnblad in the original Broadway production of Hairspray. (more...)

Hunter Foster and Jennifer Cody to Lead Doggy Comedy SYLVIA at Geva Theatre CenterHunter Foster and Jennifer Cody to Lead Doggy Comedy SYLVIA at Geva Theatre Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

Geva Theatre Center presents Sylvia, an adult urban comedy with a huge heart. Written by A. R. Gurney, Sylvia is directed by Mark Cuddy and will be performed in the Wilson Stage from January 10 to February 5. (more...)

Notable Nashville Music Row Companies Unite in One-Stop-Shop for ArtistsNotable Nashville Music Row Companies Unite in One-Stop-Shop for Artists
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

In a progressive, digital age when the battle for exposure is 'down-to-the-minute,' the competition to be 'seen and heard' is ferocious and content is 'King,' seven notable Music Row companies have formed an integral alliance to address the challenges of today's rapidly-evolving music and entertainment landscape and media environment. (more...)

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