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Artists Rep Announces NEW. NOW. NECESSARY 2017/18 Season
Jul 19, 2017
For its 35th anniversary as Portland's premiere mid-size regional theatre company, Artists Repertory Theatre will offer seven gripping, contemporary plays for their mainstage series.  Among these plays are Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winners, the second  Table|Room|Stage commission, The Thanksgiving Play, by Larissa FastHorse, and a limited run of the World Premiere of the epic theatrical event Magellanica, by Portland playwright E.M. Lewis. Artists Rep's FRONTIER SERIES returns for a second season with internationally acclaimed artists from New York, Seattle and Iran.
CROWNS The Gospel Musical Comes to Raleigh Little Theatre
Jul 19, 2017
Regina Taylor's moving and celebratory gospel musical "Crowns" opens at Raleigh Little Theatre on Friday, August 25. "Crowns" is based on the book by Michael Cunningham and Craig Marberry, which features portraits and stories of black women in church hats. RLT's production is directed by Terra Hodge..
BRIGADOON Comes to VTA's 2017-2018 COOL FILMS SERIES
Jul 19, 2017
Victoria Theatre Association's 2017-2018 Cool Films Series presents fantasy romance classic, BRIGADOON starring Gene Kelly, Cyd Charise, and Van Johnson: August 4, 7 p.m.; August 5, 7 p.m.; and August 6, 3 p.m. $6 single tickets and $35 10-ticket passbooks are available for purchase through Ticket Center Stage by calling; 937-228-3630, toll-free: 888-228-3630.
STEEL MAGNOLIAS to Bring Beauty to Roxy Regional Theatre This Summer
Jul 19, 2017
This summer, beat the heat and come on down to Truvy's beauty shop, where the motto is 'there is no such thing as natural beauty' and all the ladies who are 'anybody' come to have their hair done. The Roxy Regional Theatre presents Robert Harling's stage hit STEEL MAGNOLIAS, July 28 through August 19.
Theater for the New City to Present Real Live Theatre's THE LIFE AND DEATH OF QUEEN MARGARET
Jul 19, 2017
During the 100 Years' War between England and France, just after the time of Joan of Arc, a young French princess is torn from her home and sent to a foreign land to become its queen. Surrounded by powerful men who resent her and coupled with a king both weak-willed and prone to madness, she forms an alliance with her new lover to take down critics and seize control of the kingdom. When battle lines are drawn, can she lead the country in war and protect the crown for herself, her king, and her heirs?
AT&T Performing Arts Center Adds Second 'Kids' Night on Broadway' for FINDING NEVERLAND
Jul 18, 2017
The nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center today announced that it has added another 'Kids' Night On Broadway' to the run of Finding Neverland, which will be this Thursday, July 20.
Theatre Suburbia to Premiere 'THE MAN IN THE LOCKET' This Summer
Jul 18, 2017
Theatre Suburbia is pulling out all the stops for the World Premiere production of Kris Thompson's early 1900's comedy/melodrama, The Man in the Locket: Truths and Lies at the Bergstrom Circus & Menagerie, winner of its national annual scriptwriting contest.
Performers Announced for LAKE COUNTRY SINGS DISNEY Benefit
Jul 18, 2017
Lake Country Playhouse announced the performer line up for its annual benefit concert, Lake Country Sings..., this year featuring the magical music of Walt Disney. This one night only benefit event showcases tunes from more than 20 Disney favorites sung by nearly 50 of Lake Country's greatest talents. Lake Country Sings Disney is directed by LCP veteran Nate C. Adams, with music direction by Jim Van Deusen.
Amas Musical Theatre To Present Staged Workshops Of New Musical I'LL TAKE IT
Jul 18, 2017
Amas Musical Theatre (Donna Trinkoff, Artistic Producer) and The Amas Musical Theatre Lab will present staged workshops of I'll Take It, a new musical comedy with book and lyrics by Eli Pasic and music by Henry Krieger (Dreamgirls, Side Show).
THE WIZARD OF OZ to Close Stageworks Theatre's 2016-17 Season This Summer
Jul 17, 2017
Stageworks Theatre presents its final show of the 2016-2017 season, The Wizard of Oz,by L. Frank Baum, music and lyrics Harold Arlen and E. Y. Harburg. Directed by Adam Delka the show will run July 28 - August 13, 2017 at The Berry Center.
Circle Theatre Continues 36th Season with RIPCORD
Jul 17, 2017
Let it be war. David Lindsay-Abaire's new high-stakes comedy, Ripcord, follows a seemingly harmless bet made between two residents of the Bristol Place Assisted Living Facility.
Puttin' on Productions Brings Broadway to the South Bay with Lionel Bart's OLIVER!
Jul 17, 2017
Leading theatrical group Puttin' on Productions (POPs) produces musical theater experiences featuring top young actors in professional level productions for all ages.
MATILDA Concludes Australian Tour
Jul 16, 2017
The Royal Shakespeare Company's Australian leg of the Australasian tour of Matilda The Musical will conclude in Adelaide today after a record-breaking five-city run.
Cast and Creative Team Announced for HAMLET at The Old Globe
Jul 14, 2017
The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's exhilarating tragedy Hamlet, one of the greatest plays ever written. The Globe's Erna Finci Viterbi Artistic Director Barry Edelstein returns to the outdoor festival stage, with a cast featuring some of the nation's finest classical actors, to bring Shakespeare's iconic play to life. Revenge thriller, ghost story, psychological drama, political epic, and family saga, all packed in one, with unforgettable characters, theatrical masterstrokes, and world-famous lines. The Prince of Denmark comes home from college to find his father dead, his mother remarried to his uncle, and a spine-chilling apparition roaming the palace grounds. Hamlet plays August 6 - September 10, 2017, in the outdoor Lowell Davies Festival Theatre. Previews run August 6-11, with opening night on Saturday, August 12 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets start at $30 and are on sale now to the general public.
Italian Film Sensation & Global Hit Debuts at River St. Theatre
Jul 14, 2017
The worldwide smash hit movie, Like Crazy, debuts at the River Street theatre in Jaffrey on Thursday, July 20. It runs until Saturday, July 22. Showtime is 7pm each evening plus a matinee on Saturday, July 22 at 2pm.
BWW Review: The Palm Canyon Theatre Reaches New HEIGHTS With Current Production Of Tony Winning Musical
Jul 14, 2017
As a diversion from my standard, oft-critical observations of professional theatre, this column serves as less of a "review" and more of a LOVE NOTE to the Palm Canyon Theatre and the cast and creative team of their current stage production, Lin Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS, playing through Sunday. For the past twenty years The Palm Canyon Theatre has served as the Coachella Valley's leading community theatre company and, with an annual season of more than a dozen MainStage musical and dramatic productions, provided Palm Springs and neighboring communities with a consistent, quality Live Theatre experience.
Gillette Castle State Park and the East Haddam Stage Co. Launch 2017 Season
Jul 13, 2017
 The East Haddam Stage Company has launched their 9th summer season of Live Theatre at Gillette Castle State Park. As the Resident Theatre Company at the park, EHSCO is performing their original 30-minute comedy / drama William Gillette: Senator's Son to Super Sleuth, featuring William Matus of West Hartford and Nicole Morin of Haddam. With generous sponsorship from Staehly Farm & Winery of East Haddam, and other area businesses, the shows are free to the public.
Cast Complete for New Temptations Musical AIN'T TOO PROUD at Berkeley Rep
Jul 13, 2017
Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the full casting and creative team for the world premiere of AIN'T TOO PROUD-THE TEMPTATIONS MUSICAL. The musical stage production will be directed by Tony Award winner Des McAnuff. Berkeley Rep presents the show by special arrangement with Ira Pittelman and Tom Hulce (American Idiot, Spring Awakening).
BWW Review: THE COMEDY OF ERRORS at The Civic Plaza
Jul 13, 2017
William Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors, one of the playwright's earlier plays, involves an intricate plot that revolves around multiple instances of mistaken identities, slapstick humor, and the word play that Shakespeare is so well-known for.
TITUS ANDRONICUS Opens In Falls Park
Jul 12, 2017
Matching the earlier comedy of this summer's A Midsummer Night's Dream, John Fagan and his band of performers brings Shakespeare's bloody tale of war and family mayhem to Falls Park on the Reedy  on Thursday, July 13th with Titus Andronicus.

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