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Theatre By The Sea Announces Spectacular 2017 Season Theatre By The Sea Announces Spectacular 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Rhode Island

Bill Hanney is pleased to announce the full lineup for the 2017 Season at the historic Theatre By The Sea (TBTS). The four-show subscription season will include BEEHIVE The '60s Musical, THE MUSIC MAN, Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, and THE PRODUCERS. Tickets are on sale May 6 online at theatrebythesea.com, and May 7 by phone (401-782-8587), and at the Box Office Window (364 Cards Pond Road in Wakefield, RI) which opens at noon for in person sales. Patrons who visit the box office in person on May 7 are encouraged to bring their family to enjoy complimentary light snacks and to explore the beautiful seaside grounds and gardens. (more...)
BWW Review: FAITHFUL CHEATERS at Trinity Repertory Company BWW Review: FAITHFUL CHEATERS at Trinity Repertory Company
by Larry O'Brien on April 27, 2017 in Rhode Island

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Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Rhode Island

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in Rhode Island

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 28, 2017 in Rhode Island

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
THE RED TENT Author Anita Diamant Coming to Mixed Magic Theatre THE RED TENT Author Anita Diamant Coming to Mixed Magic Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Rhode Island

Bestselling novelist Anita Diamant will appear at a book signing and moderated conversation with audience members at Mixed Magic Theatre prior to the company's stage adaption of her best-selling novel, The Red Tent. The stage version was written and directed by Mixed Magic co-founder Ricardo Pitts-Wiley by permission of the author.This special event will begin at 6:30 PM before the 7:30 performance of the play.Anita Diamant is the author of twelve books Her first novel, New York Times bestseller,  (more...)
BWW Interview: Counter-Productions Theatre Company's Creative Team Previews LONELY PLANET BWW Interview: Counter-Productions Theatre Company's Creative Team Previews LONELY PLANET
by Veronica Bruscini on April 25, 2017 in Rhode Island

Counter-Productions Theatre Company closes the 2016-17 Season with a staging of Steven Dietz's LONELY PLANET. (more...)
BWW Recommends ART: It's Good for Ya! BWW Recommends ART: It's Good for Ya!
by Larry O'Brien on April 25, 2017 in Rhode Island

'ART' has come to Rhode Island in a very entertaing production. Hey, what is art, and why are your friends your friends? (more...)
The Wilbury Group to Close 2016-17 Season with SPRING AWAKENING The Wilbury Group to Close 2016-17 Season with SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Rhode Island

The Wilbury Group closes its 2016/17 season with the multiple Tony Award-winning rock musical with Spring Awakening. (more...)
JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Rhode Island

Sight & Sound is taking its hit musical to the big screen. After being filmed before a live audience at the spectacular Lancaster, PA theater, JONAH: On Stage! will be featured on over 600 movie screens nationwide for a one-night event. (more...)
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by BWW Staff on April 24, 2017 in Rhode Island

Looking for your next theatre related job? BroadwayWorld has a database full of listings for jobs in the theatre/entertainment industry! Looking for candidates to fill that open position? Adding a listing to the BroadwayWorld Classifieds is free! (more...)
BWW Review: TAKING SIDES at Granite Theatre BWW Review: TAKING SIDES at Granite Theatre
by Barb Burke on April 24, 2017 in Rhode Island

The Granite Theatre in Westerly RI successfully tackles Taking Sides, the thought-provoking drama set in post-war Berlin. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 4/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW on April 23, 2017 in Rhode Island

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Rhode Island (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Epic Theatre Company's THE HOMECOMING Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Epic Theatre Company's THE HOMECOMING
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Rhode Island

Epic Theatre Company will present a limited run of Harold Pinter's twisted and triumphant comedy 'The Homecoming.' Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in costume! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at ART at 2nd Story Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at ART at 2nd Story Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Rhode Island

Art by Yasmina Reza is running tonight, April 21, through May 21 at 2nd Story Theatre. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Flash: Laughter-Inducing FAITHFUL CHEATERS Takes the Stage at Trinity Rep Photo Flash: Laughter-Inducing FAITHFUL CHEATERS Takes the Stage at Trinity Rep
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in Rhode Island

Trinity Repertory Company presents Faithful Cheaters, directed by Melia Bensussen, and featuring Boston's Karen MacDonald in her Trinity Rep debut opposite acting company member Anne Scurria. (more...)
Trinity Rep Offering Sensory-Friendly Subscription Series for Theatergoers on Autism Spectrum Trinity Rep Offering Sensory-Friendly Subscription Series for Theatergoers on Autism Spectrum
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Rhode Island

In support of its commitment to theater for all, Trinity Repertory Company announces a series of moderately-adjusted performances of every show in the 2017-2018 season to meet the needs of audience members with autism and/or with sensory-processing disorders. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 21, 2017 in Rhode Island

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 21, 2017 in Rhode Island

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 21, 2017 in Rhode Island

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature WEST SIDE STORY in Philadelphia, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in Los Angeles, and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake City, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
BUBBLEOLOGY Returns to Ocean State Theatre Next Month BUBBLEOLOGY Returns to Ocean State Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Rhode Island

Keith Michael Johnson's enormously popular production, Bubbleology returns to Ocean State Theatre in Warwick on Saturday, May 6, 2017.  (more...)
Nominations Now Open for TEDxProvidence 2017 Nominations Now Open for TEDxProvidence 2017
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Rhode Island

The Providence Speaking Society is proud to announce that TEDxProvidence 2017 will take place on September 30th at the VETS auditorium in downtown Providence. This year's themes are Past, Present, and Future and speaker nominations are now open. The public is invited to nominate speakers in these categories at tedxprovidence.com/nominate2017. Nominations will be open for at least 60 days, while the TEDx Team curates this year's lineup. (more...)
World Famous Impersonators, The Edwards Twins, Return to Ocean State Theatre World Famous Impersonators, The Edwards Twins, Return to Ocean State Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Rhode Island

BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND! After a sold out performance in December, the world famous impersonators, The Edwards Twins will be returning to Ocean State Theatre on May 3 with a new show and new stars! (more...)
Short But Brief: CCRI Players Present Student-Directed 10-Minute Plays Short But Brief: CCRI Players Present Student-Directed 10-Minute Plays
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2017 in Rhode Island

The Community College of Rhode Island conclude their 2016-2017 season with Some Ten Words Long, a program of six student-directed ten-minute plays. Performances will be presented at the Liston Campus, 1 Hilton St. in Providence, on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 20, 21, and 22 at 7:30 P.M., and on Saturday and Sunday, April 22 and 23, at 2 P.M. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 4/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Rhode Island - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW on April 16, 2017 in Rhode Island

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Rhode Island (more...)