UPDATE: The Phantom Is Finally Coming To America- LOVE NEVER DIES Will Tour US in 2017; Statement Released
(5/19/2015) - BroadwayWorld has just learned that the Phantom will soon return to America in the continuation of Andrew Lloyd Webber's most beloved musical. Love Never Dies is set to tour North America in 2017. This is the highly acclaimed follow up musical to the 1986 love story The Phantom of the Opera set against the spellbinding backdrop of Coney Island. A German production is also set to open in Hamburg this fall.
Casting has not yet been announced.
PlayMakers Rep to Host 2015-16 Preview Event, 6/11
(5/18/2015) - ?PlayMakers Repertory Company will hold a special event to celebrate its upcoming 40th anniversary season. The theater company will host a 2015/16 Season Preview with producing artistic director Joseph Haj on June 11 from 6:30 to 9 p.m. at the Center for Dramatic Art at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
FatMouth Improv Presents STOP IT, YOU'RE KILLING ME!
(5/17/2015) - FatMouth Improv presents 'Stop It, You're Killing Me!". Join us for a night of improvised Who Done It? and other Improv fun. The fun and murder begins at 8:00 pm on Saturday, June 13th at the Common Ground Theatre.
Burning Coal Theatre Company Presents KIDSWRITE! This Weekend
(5/15/2015) - Burning Coal Theatre Company will present KidsWrite! an evening of new plays by young people for audiences of all ages this weekend, May 15th at 7:30pm, May 16th at 7:30 pm, and May 17th at 2:00pm at the Murphey School Auditorium at 224 Polk St. Raleigh, NC. All tickets are $10. For information, call 919.834.4001. Tickets are available at the door for each performance.
BWW Reviews: PIPPIN National Tour at Durham Performing Arts Center
(5/14/2015) - Loosely based on the fictitious life of Pippin the Hunchback, this musical tells the story of the young prince Pippin, Heir to the Frankish throne, who is in search of the secret to true happiness and fulfillment. He seeks it in the glories of the battlefield, the temptations of the flesh and the intrigues of political power (after disposing of his father King Charlemagne the Great). In the end, though, Pippin finds that happiness lies not in extraordinary endeavors, but rather in the un-extraordinary moments that happen every day.
Photo Flash: First Look at Deep Dish Theater's THE LIAR
(5/13/2015) - A French noble who can lie himself out of any predicament, his hopelessly honest servant, identical twin maids and a meddling father are among the hilarious citizenry that populate The Liar, the final offering of the Deep Dish Theater Company's 14th season. David Ives' mirthful adaptation of the classic comedy by Pierre Corneille, staged by Artistic Director Paul Frellick, opened May 1 and plays through May 23 in the company's theater in University Mall. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!