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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 19, 2017 in Sacramento

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 NEXT TO NORMAL, HEDWIG, OKLAHOMA, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 5/14/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 5/14/2017
by BWW on May 14, 2017 in Sacramento

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/14/2017 for Sacramento (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 12, 2017 in Sacramento

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 LE CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in Birmingham, IN THE HEIGHTS in Connecticut and More! (more...)
Harris Center Welcomes the National Tour of PIPPIN Harris Center Welcomes the National Tour of PIPPIN
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2017 in Sacramento

A thrilling update of classic Broadway fare--and winner of four 2013 Tony Awards including Best Musical Revival-- the national tour of Pippin comes to the intimacy of Stage One for five performances. Concluding the Harris Center "Big Stage" series, this unforgettable production is full of high-flying, death-defying acrobatics, wondrous magical feats and soaring songs from the composer of Wicked. "Anyone who's seen this production knows how magical the theater can be. This production melds extraordinary circus acrobatics and magical illusions with 'ordinary' virtues like accomplished acting, singing, and dancing" (Boston Globe). (more...)
B Street Theatre's Mainstage Presents HAND TO GOD B Street Theatre's Mainstage Presents HAND TO GOD
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2017 in Sacramento

Hand to God premiered at the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York City in October 2011 and returned in February 2012. It opened Off-Broadway at the Lucille Lortel Theatre on March 14, 2014 and made its Broadway debut at the Boothe Theatre on April 7, 2015. (more...)
Jacqueline Goldfinger's THE ARSONISTS to Launch NNPN Rolling World Premiere in Philadelphia Jacqueline Goldfinger's THE ARSONISTS to Launch NNPN Rolling World Premiere in Philadelphia
by BWW News Desk on May 08, 2017 in Sacramento

National New Play Network, the country's alliance of nonprofit theaters that champions the development, production, and continued life of new plays, celebrates the opening of The Arsonists by Jacqueline Goldfinger, its 67th Rolling World Premiere. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 5/07/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 5/07/2017
by BWW on May 07, 2017 in Sacramento

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/07/2017 for Sacramento (more...)
Stephanie Cunningham Directs THE FLICK for the Mendocino Theatre Company Stephanie Cunningham Directs THE FLICK for the Mendocino Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2017 in Sacramento

Stephanie C. Cunningham, a theatre director and educator based in New York City, arrives this month to direct the Mendocino Theatre Company's production of Annie Baker's 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning play The Flick, the third play of their 40th anniversary season.   This will be her third collaboration with MTC;  she previously directed the 2015's Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike and last year's production of Buyer & Cellar.  "I am thrilled to be returning to Mendocino," she said in a recent interview. "This warm and fun community has felt like a home away from home for the last two seasons." (more...)
THE SKIVVIES to Perform Live at B Street THE SKIVVIES to Perform Live at B Street
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2017 in Sacramento

The Skivvies are Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley, singer/actor/musicians performing stripped down arrangements of eclectic covers and eccentric originals. Not only is the music stripped down - cello, ukulele, glockenspiel, melodica - but the Skivvies literally strip down to their underwear to perform. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at STUPID F##KING BIRD at Capital Stage Photo Flash: First Look at STUPID F##KING BIRD at Capital Stage
by BWW News Desk on May 03, 2017 in Sacramento

Capital Stage presents Stuping F##king Bird by Aaron Posner, the irreverent adaptation of Chekov's classic The Seagull, originally comissioned and first performed by Woolly Mammoth Theatre in Washington, DC in 2013. (more...)
Sierra Stages and the Miners Foundry present a Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT Sierra Stages and the Miners Foundry present a Reading of THE LARAMIE PROJECT
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2017 in Sacramento

On Wednesday, May 10, Sierra Stages and the Miners Foundry present a reading of "THE LARAMIE PROJECT" as part of "Theater By The Book," a series of informal play readings for the community. Written by Moises Kaufman and the Members of the Tectonic Theater Project and directed by Sharon Winegar, "THE LARAMIE PROJECT" is the deeply moving reaction to the 1998 murder of university student Matthew Shepard outside of Laramie, Wyoming. (more...)
Main Street Theatre Works Starts The Season With Southern Comedy Main Street Theatre Works Starts The Season With Southern Comedy
by BWW News Desk on May 02, 2017 in Sacramento

Main Street Theatre Works (MSTW) is pleased to kick off their 2017 Summer Season at the Kennedy Mine Amphitheatre in Jackson with Doublewide, Texas, by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten, directed by Allen Pontes. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/5 - IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, 42ND STREET in Denver, TITLE OF SHOW in Baltimore and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/5 - IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, 42ND STREET in Denver, TITLE OF SHOW in Baltimore and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 05, 2017 in Sacramento

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...)
Falcon's Eye Closes Season with CYRANO Falcon's Eye Closes Season with CYRANO
by BWW News Desk on April 30, 2017 in Sacramento

The Falcon's Eye closes its tenth season with Cyrano. The most legendary nose in literature gets a makeover from playwrights Michael Hollinger and Aaron Posner, in this lively American adaptation of the 1897 French classic by Edmond Rostand. Will Roxane fall for Christian's dashing looks or Cyrano's daring poetry? Find out in this timeless tale-full of wordplay and swordplay-that's been an inspiration to writers and lovers for centuries. (more...)
BWW Review: Intrepid Theatre Lab Debuts in Sacramento with COCK BWW Review: Intrepid Theatre Lab Debuts in Sacramento with COCK
by Courtney Symes on May 01, 2017 in Sacramento

Intrepid Theatre Lab, comprised of artistic director Casey McClellan and producer Greg Foro, made its Sacramento debut with Cock, a play by Mike Bartlett. Double entendres aside, this is a play that is not actually about cock (ok, maybe a little), but rather about being labeled and put into a box. It examines what happens to one man whose ideas about himself change and he no longer knows who he is. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 4/30/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Sacramento - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW on April 30, 2017 in Sacramento

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Sacramento (more...)
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 Sacramento

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 Sacramento

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 Sacramento

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...)
Jeffrey Siegel to Perform Virtuoso Variations at Harris Center Jeffrey Siegel to Perform Virtuoso Variations at Harris Center
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Sacramento

American pianist Jeffrey Siegel has been a soloist with the world's great orchestras and has collaborated with many of the pre-eminent conductors of our time. In presenting these "concerts with lively commentary" Mr. Siegel offers comments on the work, the composer, even the times in which the work was composed and then gives a virtuosic performance of a piano masterpiece. (more...)
Napa Valley Museum Launches A-MAZE-ING Summer Next Month Napa Valley Museum Launches A-MAZE-ING Summer Next Month
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Sacramento

We have Lift-Off! Napa Valley Museum launches its A-MAZE-ING Summer on May 12, with a Mother's Day weekend packed with family-friendly, inspiring programs and exhibitions. (more...)
BottleRock Napa Valley Announces 2017 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage Lineup BottleRock Napa Valley Announces 2017 Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage Lineup
by BWW News Desk on April 25, 2017 in Sacramento

Situated in the heart of America's wine and food playground, BottleRock Napa Valley, presented by JaM Cellars, has announced that Martha Stewart, Jose Andres and Masaharu Morimoto will headline the Williams Sonoma Culinary Stage, leading a star-studded lineup of celebrated personalities that will deliver memorable mash-up moments during the three-day festival, May 26-28, 2017, in historic downtown Napa. (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 Sacramento

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 Sacramento

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 Feature: Runaway Stage Productions Welcomes the Community to their Future Home in West Sacramento BWW Feature: Runaway Stage Productions Welcomes the Community to their Future Home in West Sacramento
by Courtney Symes on April 24, 2017 in Sacramento

Runaway Stage Productions is on the move!  They have secured funding to begin construction on their new 250-seat theatre in West Sacramento.  According to producing director Bob Baxter, the schematic drawings are complete and they are now in the process of obtaining approval from the city and finalizing various permits.   (more...)