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FIRST LISTEN: Josh Groban & Kelly Clarkson's 'All I Ask of You' from STAGES AlbumFIRST LISTEN: Josh Groban & Kelly Clarkson's 'All I Ask of You' from STAGES Album
Posted: Apr. 14, 2015


VIDEO: DWTS' Nastia Liukin & Derek Hough Dance to FROZEN's 'Love Is An Open Door'VIDEO: DWTS' Nastia Liukin & Derek Hough Dance to FROZEN's 'Love Is An Open Door'
Posted: Apr. 14, 2015


VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & James Corden Take on DREAMGIRLS & More in Carpool KaraokeVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson & James Corden Take on DREAMGIRLS & More in Carpool Karaoke
Posted: Apr. 14, 2015


Review Roundup: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Opens on Broadway - ALL the Reviews!Review Roundup: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Opens on Broadway - ALL the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 12, 2015


Review Roundup: FINDING NEVERLAND Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: FINDING NEVERLAND Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 15, 2015


Where You Want to Spend Your Summer Vacation: Provincetown's Star-Studded Summer 2015 Season Announced!Where You Want to Spend Your Summer Vacation: Provincetown's Star-Studded Summer 2015 Season Announced!
Posted: Apr. 15, 2015


Review Roundup: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 14, 2015


Review Roundup: THE KING AND I Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!Review Roundup: THE KING AND I Opens on Broadway - All the Reviews!
Posted: Apr. 16, 2015


BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I on Broadway!BWW TV: Watch Highlights of Kelli O'Hara and Ken Watanabe in THE KING AND I on Broadway!
Posted: Apr. 14, 2015


STAGE TUBE: The Public's HAMILTON Pays Heartfelt Homage to A CHORUS LINE - Full Footage!STAGE TUBE: The Public's HAMILTON Pays Heartfelt Homage to A CHORUS LINE - Full Footage!
Posted: Apr. 17, 2015


Photo Coverage: Something About This Night! Matthew Morrison & FINDING NEVERLAND Cast Celebrate OpeningPhoto Coverage: Something About This Night! Matthew Morrison & FINDING NEVERLAND Cast Celebrate Opening
Posted: Apr. 16, 2015


Daniel Craig & Rachel Weisz Pose For Pic Backstage At HAMILTONDaniel Craig & Rachel Weisz Pose For Pic Backstage At HAMILTON
Posted: Apr. 12, 2015


OLIVIERS 2015: All The Winners!OLIVIERS 2015: All The Winners!
Posted: Apr. 12, 2015


VIDEO: First Look - J Lo Joins Anna Kendrick on Next LIP SYNC BATTLEVIDEO: First Look - J Lo Joins Anna Kendrick on Next LIP SYNC BATTLE
Posted: Apr. 15, 2015


BWW TV: Watch Highlights from FINDING NEVERLAND on Broadway!BWW TV: Watch Highlights from FINDING NEVERLAND on Broadway!
Posted: Apr. 16, 2015


VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Record Daniel Craig's Outgoing Voicemail After HAMILTON Performance!VIDEO: Watch Lin-Manuel Miranda Record Daniel Craig's Outgoing Voicemail After HAMILTON Performance!
Posted: Apr. 12, 2015


VIDEO: Anna Kendrick and The Barden Bellas in Epic New Trailer for PITCH PERFECT 2VIDEO: Anna Kendrick and The Barden Bellas in Epic New Trailer for PITCH PERFECT 2
Posted: Apr. 16, 2015


VIDEO: CATS' Nicole Scherzinger Performs 'Memory' at 2015 Olivier AwardsVIDEO: CATS' Nicole Scherzinger Performs 'Memory' at 2015 Olivier Awards
Posted: Apr. 13, 2015


Berkeley Rep Presents OVATION: UNE SOIREE MAGNIFIQUE TonightBerkeley Rep Presents OVATION: UNE SOIREE MAGNIFIQUE Tonight
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/18/2015) - Tonight, April 18 Berkeley Repertory Theatre invites guests to OVATION: Une Soiree Magnifique, a gala to champion the creation of exciting new plays through The Ground Floor: Berkeley Rep's Center for the Creation and Development of New Work and the School of Theatre, which brings the performing arts to underserved groups in our community.


San Jose Rep Venue To Live On With Help From SJSU, The Hammer?San Jose Rep Venue To Live On With Help From SJSU, The Hammer?
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/17/2015) - Last June, San Jose Repertory Theatre filed for bankruptcy, auctioned off many of its assets, and closed its doors after 34 years in the Bay Area. But now San Jose State University and the Ad Hoc Committee on Hammer Theatre are trying to keep San Jose Rep's legacy going.


Tony Nominee Jeremy Jordan Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko in JuneTony Nominee Jeremy Jordan Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko in June
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/17/2015) - After a sold-out engagement last May, stage and screen star Jeremy Jordan returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for four performances only with the world premiere of his brand-new cabaret show! Performances are on Thursday, June 11 (8 p.m.); Friday June 12 (8 p.m.); Saturday, June 13 (7 p.m.); and Sunday, June 14 (7 p.m.). Tickets range in price from $70 - $85 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com.


Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/17; UAB's AVENUE Q, UNCLE VANYA in DC, JOSEPH in New Orleans & More!Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 4/17; UAB's AVENUE Q, UNCLE VANYA in DC, JOSEPH in New Orleans & More!
by BWW Special Coverage (San Francisco)

(4/17/2015) - This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Birmingham, Washington, DC., New Orleans, Germany and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include The University of Alabama's AVENUE Q, UNCLE VANYA in DC, and JOSEPH in New Orleans, just to name a few.


Berkeley Rep Stages West Coast Premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, Now thru 5/24Berkeley Rep Stages West Coast Premiere of HEAD OF PASSES, Now thru 5/24
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/17/2015) - Berkeley Repertory Theatre proudly welcomes MacArthur 'Genius' Award winner Tarell Alvin McCraney for the West Coast premiere of Head of Passes, a poignant and poetic story about the journey of family and faith, trial and tribulation. In a dilapidated house near the ever-shifting mouth of the Mississippi, Shelah's family gathers on a stormy night for her birthday -- bringing ghosts and secrets of the past with them. As her roof buckles under the weight of the rain, Shelah's convictions begin to wash away, leaving her to excavate the truths buried below. Directed by Tina Landau, the riveting Head of Passes comes to the Bay Area straight from its critically lauded world premiere in Chicago. Head of Passes is a co-production with the Public Theater in New York. It begins previews on Berkeley Rep's intimate Thrust Stage today, April 10, opens today, April 17, and runs through Sunday, May 24, 2015. Press night for Head of Passes will be held today, April 17, 2015.


FIFTH OF JULY Begins Tonight at Aurora Theatre CompanyFIFTH OF JULY Begins Tonight at Aurora Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/17/2015) - Lanford Wilson's 'Talley Trilogy' continues on the Aurora Theatre Company main stage with FIFTH OF JULY. Aurora Artistic Director Tom Ross (A Bright New Boise, This Is How It Goes, Edward Albee's A Delicate Balance, The Shape of Things) helms FIFTH OF JULY, featuring Craig Marker (The Shape of Things, The Persians), Elizabeth Benedict, John Girot, Jennifer Le Blanc, Oceana Ortiz, Harold Pierce, Josh Schell, and Nanci Zoppi. FIFTH OF JULY plays tonight, April 17 through May 17 at the Aurora Theatre in Berkeley.


Marin Baroque Presents DIDO & AENEAS, 6/26-27Marin Baroque Presents DIDO & AENEAS, 6/26-27
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/16/2015) - Marin Baroque Chamber Choir and period instrument Orchestra, Music Director Daniel Canosa, and Stage Director Marla Volovna take us on the enchanting musical journey of Henry Purcell's English opera Dido & Aeneas. We are joined by the San Francisco Renaissance Dancers, directed by Jennifer Meller.


Sara Felder's MELANCHOLY, A COMEDY Begins 5/9 at The MarshSara Felder's MELANCHOLY, A COMEDY Begins 5/9 at The Marsh
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/16/2015) - Did Abraham Lincoln suffer from clinical depression? A grad student at Cal, newly in love, researches Lincoln's melancholy while trying to keep up with her amazing new girlfriend. The Marsh San Francisco presents the hilarious playwright, performer, juggler, and clown Sara Felder in her new solo show MELANCHOLY, A COMEDY. Felder takes audiences from the Civil War, to a Lincoln look-alike convention, to the top of UC Berkeley's Campanile, in this comedy about queer love, mental health, and Abraham Lincoln. Written and performed by Felder and directed by Michael Socrates Moran, workshop performances will be held May 9 - June 6, with the run continuing June 7 - June 28 (press opening: June 7). Performances will be presented Saturdays at 5pm and Sundays at 7pm at The Marsh San Francisco's Studio Theater, 1062 Valencia St., San Francisco. For tickets ($15-$100), the public may visit www.themarsh.org or call 415-282-3055 between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm, Monday through Friday.


ORCHARD DEVELOPMENT Runs Now thru 4/25 at SSUORCHARD DEVELOPMENT Runs Now thru 4/25 at SSU
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/16/2015) - 'Orchard Development,' is a multi-media dance/theater mash-up based on Anton Chekhov's 'The Cherry Orchard.'


West Coast Premiere of THE WAY WEST Begins Tonight at Marin TheatreWest Coast Premiere of THE WAY WEST Begins Tonight at Marin Theatre
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/16/2015) - Marin Theatre Company continues its 48th Season with the West Coast premiere of Mona Manour's The Way West, winner of the company's 2013 Sky Cooper New American Play Prize.


Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Sierra Rep's THE HONKY TONK ANGELSPhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of Sierra Rep's THE HONKY TONK ANGELS
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/15/2015) - Catch a glimpse of the lives of three women who dream of becoming country-music divas in The Honky Tonk Angels, playing at Sierra Repertory's Fallon House Theatre in April and May. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars!


Steven Brinberg to Bring SIMPLY BARBRA to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 6/27-28Steven Brinberg to Bring SIMPLY BARBRA to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 6/27-28
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/15/2015) - Steven Brinberg, the premier Barbra Streisand impressionist, will bring the latest version of his acclaimed one-man show, Simply Barbra, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Saturday, June 27 (7 p.m.) and Sunday, June 28 (7p.m.). Hailed as 'one of the most gifted impressionists in the world,' by the New York Times, Brinberg will literally transform on-stage into Barbra Streisand - both physically and vocally - in an extraordinary musical experience not to be missed! For this latest version of Simply Barbra, Brinberg pays tribute to the 40th anniversary of 'Funny Lady.' Tickets for Steven Brinberg range in price from $25-$40 and are on-sale now and available by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com.


Inaugural STAGE RAW THEATRE AWARDS Winners Are Announced!Inaugural STAGE RAW THEATRE AWARDS Winners Are Announced!
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/15/2015) - April 14, 2015It was an awards show born in a moment of relevance. An electrified contingent of professional Los Angeles Intimate theater companies and their friends sold out Los Angeles theatre Center to support the first-everSTAGE RAW THEATRE AWARDS. Picking up where the LA WEEKLY Awards, left off, and hosted by the Celebration Theatre and the hilarious duo of Alec Mapa and Parvesh Cheena, it was a night to celebrate the best of 99-seat theatre and a rallying cry against the Equity proposal and referendum that is currently being voted on. Impassioned speeches were given by Steven Leigh Morris and Bill Raden to open the show, followed by an introduction of the original plaintiffs in the Equity wars of 30 years ago who all received a standing ovation. One of those plaintiffs, Gary Grossman, gave a rousing speech as he presented the "Queen of the Angels" award to Rebecca Metz, who brought down the house with her heartfelt message of community and standing up for what is right in the face of adversity. The emotion in the room was palpable from start to finish and it was a fitting start to a tradition that it sure to last for decades to come!


New Musical MAX UNDERSTOOD Runs Now thru 4/26 at Cowell TheaterNew Musical MAX UNDERSTOOD Runs Now thru 4/26 at Cowell Theater
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/15/2015) - The Paul Dresher Ensemble, in co-production with Fort Mason Center Presents and Behavioral Intervention for Autism, announces the World Premiere of Nancy Carlin and Michael Rasbury's new musical MAX UNDERSTOOD for a two-week limited engagement, April 16 - 26, 2015 in the Cowell Theater at Fort Mason Center, San Francisco. The production will have a press opening on Thursday, April 16, 8 pm and previews tonight, April 15, 8 pm.


BAM! to Open Inaugural Season with Three Legendary MusicalsBAM! to Open Inaugural Season with Three Legendary Musicals
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/14/2015) - BAM! (Bay Area Musicals), the newest non-profit theatrical organization to join the vibrant San Francisco Bay Area arts community, will kick-off its inaugural season with three of the most legendary musicals to ever hit the Great White Way!


Youth Speaks Welcomes New Artistic DirectorYouth Speaks Welcomes New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/14/2015) - Youth Speaks, one of the country's leading spoken word and literary arts organizations, has appointed Sean San Jose as Artistic Director of its exciting new Emerging Artists Program. The accomplished Bay Area-born actor, director, and writer joined Youth Speaks last fall following an extensive two-year search by the organization after founding Artistic Director Marc Bamuthi Joseph joined the staff at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts. In his new position, San Jose will lead a new and dynamic initiative to reignite the organization's performance program. Through the formation of a new performance company, establishment of a fellowship program, and a wide array of workshops in theatre, playwriting, dance, production, and arts management and leadership, the Emerging Artists Program will provide the opportunity for a coalition of young artists, ages 18-27, to learn all aspects of performance and arts leadership.


BROADWAY CHORUS GOES ON VACATION Set for Amador Theater, 5/15-17BROADWAY CHORUS GOES ON VACATION Set for Amador Theater, 5/15-17
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/14/2015) - Broadway Chorus will present Broadway Chorus Goes on Vacation , a selection of Broadway's 'travel' songs. Beginning by Getting Out Of Town (42nd Street), the chorus will 'travel' to Fabulous Places (Doctor Dolittle) including London ( A Foggy Day ), Paris (I Love Paris), Bali Hai, Never Never Land, New York (New York, New York) and then back to San Francisco.


Connie Champagne to Bring 'BEYOND THE RAINBOW' to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/14Connie Champagne to Bring 'BEYOND THE RAINBOW' to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 5/14
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/13/2015) - Feinstein's at the Nikko is thrilled to welcome the return of San Francisco's own legendary, award-winning, extraordinary performer Connie Champagne for one performance only of her acclaimed show Beyond the Rainbow: The Best of Connie Champagne as Judy Garland on Thursday, May 14 at 8 p.m.


Stage Premiere of THE YELLOW WALLPAPER Up Next at Central Works, 5/16-6/21Stage Premiere of THE YELLOW WALLPAPER Up Next at Central Works, 5/16-6/21
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/13/2015) - Central Works continues its 25th season with Gary Grave's haunting stage adaptation, Charlotte Perkins Gilman's THE YELLOW WALLPAPER, opening with a press night May 16 (previews May 14 &15), and running through June 21 at the historic Berkeley City Club.


A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Will Kick Off National Tour in September; Schedule Set!A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Will Kick Off National Tour in September; Schedule Set!
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/13/2015) - The 2014 Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, will launch its First National Tour in September 2015, producer Joey Parnes announced today. The tour route includes stops in Los Angeles, Chicago, San Francisco, Dallas, Washington DC, and Toronto, among many other markets.


HONKY TONK ANGELS Begins at Sierra Rep This MonthHONKY TONK ANGELS Begins at Sierra Rep This Month
by BWW News Desk (San Francisco)

(4/13/2015) - Catch a glimpse of the lives of three women who dream of becoming country-music divas in The Honky Tonk Angels, playing at Sierra Repertory's Fallon House Theatre in April and May. First staged by Sierra Rep in 2004, this musical comedy features three heroines: a dirt-poor farm girl, an exasperated housewife and a fed-up secretary. They don't have much in common at first, until each finds the nerve to leave home and take a chance on making it big in country music in Nashville.


Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 12Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 12
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(4/12/2015) - Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 12, 2015.


Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 12Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 12
by (San Francisco)

(4/12/2015) - Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 12, 2015.


Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 4/12/2015Now Playing Onstage in San Francisco - Week of 4/12/2015
by BWW (San Francisco)

(4/12/2015) - Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/12/2015 for San Francisco




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Once in San FranciscoOnce
(Runs 4/21 - 4/26)
Mistress of the Inn
(Runs 4/3 - 5/2)
Ghost the Musical
(Runs 5/1 - 5/9)
Monty Python's Spamalot
(Runs 4/16 - 5/10)
Talley's Folly
(Runs 4/2 - 5/10)
The Addams Family in San FranciscoThe Addams Family
(Runs 4/24 - 5/10)
Caught
(Runs 5/17 - 5/18)

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