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Gecko's New Show Exploring Political Divorce Opens Next Week at Warwick Arts Centre
Apr 28, 2017
Award-winning physical theatre company Gecko's new show The Wedding focuses on personal and political marriage.
IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre To PAINT BY NUMBERS, 6/9-18
Apr 27, 2017
IONA Contemporary Dance Theatre delves into the creative action of dance and painting, set to live music by the Quadraphonix in 'Paint By Number,' scheduled for June 9, 10 and 11 and June 16, 17 and 18 at Ward Gateway Center, 333 Ward Avenue in the former Sports Authority building.
FRESH INK READINGS to Showcase New Zealand Playwrights
Apr 26, 2017
Over three consecutive Sunday afternoons, and accompanied by mulled wine which will be available for purchase, three brand new plays will be presented as 'works-in-progress'. Following each performance, audiences will be invited to provide feedback and engage in discussion about the work.
BWW Review: CURIOUS INCIDENT... at TPAC Could Change Your Life
Apr 26, 2017
The power of theater to transport and to transform is felt most acutely - experienced most vividly - in Simon Stephens' play Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based upon the novel of the same name by Mark Haddon, now onstage at Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall through Sunday. The winner of multiple Tony Awards from its Broadway run and numerous Olivier Awards for its London production, it is one of the most involving, most intricately crafted and thoroughly immersive theater experiences one could hope to have - and it is quite unlike anything you've ever seen before.
THE DREAMER by Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre Gets European Premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe
Apr 25, 2017
The prestigious Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre in China has teamed up with Gecko to stage a new piece of work - THE DREAMER - inspired by two playwrights considered the most influential in their respective countries: William Shakespeare and Tang Xianzu.
BWW Review: LYSISTRATA at Lakeside Community Theatre
Apr 25, 2017
Currently on stage at Lakeside is the Greek comedy: 'Lysistrata'.  Though written by Aristophanes eons ago, this play has many shockingly contemporary, relevant themes of women rising up to have their voices heard, while men consistently fight to prove who boasts the larger... ego.  As an audience member, Director Dale Moon's forward in the playbill gives solid insight into the culture of 411 BC:  'Ancient Athens was considered to be a 'phallocracy' because of the everyday emphasis on the penis.  It was a symbol of male power, of military strength, and, most importantly, fertility, both human and agricultural.'  Lysistrata is a Grecian matriarch, although such a thing would have been largely frowned upon in her day, whose simple aspiration is to end the Peloponnesian War through drastic measures.  She proposes that the women of her nation withhold sexual interaction with their men as a means to protest their continued battles.  In turn, she hopes that the men of the nation will opt for peace in a desperate attempt to relieve their own, intimate tensions.
Victoria Theatre Association Announces Additional Star Attractions Titles
Apr 24, 2017
Victoria Theatre Association announces the addition of several titles to the 2017-2018 Projects Unlimited Star Attractions. New titles include the return of chef and entertaining commentator ALTON BROWN, a holiday tradition MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER by Chip Davis, and back by popular demand, blue grass band, STEEP CANYON RANGERS.
BWW Review: ELECTRA at Dallas Theater Center
Apr 24, 2017
There are few theatres doing Greek tragedy these days, but Dallas Theater Center has taken on the challenge of making Sophocles' tragic tale of ELECTRA one that will resonate with a modern audience. Dallas Theater Center's 'one-of-a-kind outdoor experience' of the play not only embraces all the drama; it raises the stakes with a fresh, in-your-face approach.
Photo Flash: Newtown Arts Company's TITANIC is a Hit!
Apr 24, 2017
Don't miss Titanic! Only 2 more shows, Tuesday and Wednesday at 7:30 pm!
Burglars of Hamm Announce EASY TARGETS at Hollywood Fringe Festival
Apr 22, 2017
EASY TARGETS is for every audience member who has sat in the dark at a bad play thinking they now know what prison must be like. It allows the audience to act out the fantasy of punishing their jailers.
BWW Review: Mixed Blood Theatre's In-Your-Face New Play VIETGONE Beautifully Captures the Refugee Experience and Challenges the Audience's Perception of the Vietnam War
Apr 21, 2017
Another smart and funny new play fresh from a successful Off-Broadway run has landed in Minneapolis. In addition to Josh Tobiessen's hilarious and heart-breaking LONE STAR SPIRITS at the Jungle Theater, we also have Qui Nguyen's ambitious and genre-blending VIETGONE at Mixed Blood Theatre. The playwright tells the story of his parents meeting a Vietnamese refugee camp in 1975 Arkansas in an inventive and totally unique style. VIETGONE is part rap musical, part romantic comedy, part bawdy sex comedy, part war story, and all engrossing. It's in-your-face and squirm-inducing, but is utterly effective in communicating the refugee experience and making at least this audience member rethink their views on the Vietnam War and American involvement.
BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Tina Ghandchilar
Apr 21, 2017
Today's subject Tina Ghandchilar is currently living her theatre life in the most stoked way possible. She is currently preparing to star as Florence in Chess at The Theatre Lab School for the Dramatic Arts, which, in my opinion, is the best arts in education institution in DC. The production runs from April 27th through May 6th.
The Company Theatre Group Presents David Lindsay-Abaire's RABBIT HOLE, Beginning Tonight
Apr 21, 2017
The Company Theatre Group, Inc. is pleased to present the 2007 Pulitzer Prize Winning play RABBIT HOLE, written by David Lindsay Abaire. The Company is the resident professional theatre company in Hackensack, and this show features five highly talented professional NJ actors.
Photo Flash: ALICE'S ADVENTURES UNDERGROUND Digs Deep at The Vaults
Apr 20, 2017
Les Enfants Terribles invite you to that very place with Alice's Adventures Underground. Only it's not just Alice's adventure, it's yours…
New Regional Theater Company Debuts with Psychological Thriller DARK VANILLA JUNGLE
Apr 20, 2017
There are 29 shows at the Tampa Fringe Festival. Why is the psychological thriller Dark Vanilla Jungle the one you can't miss?
WHITE RABBIT TALES, ENTERTAINING MR. SLOANE and More Coming Up This Spring at the wild project
Apr 19, 2017
The wild project has just announced its current and upcoming spring lineup. Scroll down for details!
Cleveland Orchestra Announces Details of Dubussy's PELLEAS AND MELISANDE, 5/2
Apr 19, 2017
The Cleveland Orchestra and Music Director Franz Welser-Möst announce further details of their new production of Debussy's Pelléas and Mélisande, including the complete three-part series of behind-the-scenes production videos.  The impressionistic French opera, with its luminous and hypnotic score, is being presented at Severance Hall May 2, 4, and 6, 2017.  The creative team for this brand-new, made-for-Cleveland production is being led by Director Yuval Sharon working with Set Designer Mimi Lien, Lighting and Projection Designer Jason Thompson, Choreographer Danielle Agami, and Costume Designer Ann Closs-Farley.
Pittsburgh CLO's New Musicals Weekend Kicks Off This Friday with Kellen Blair and More
Apr 17, 2017
PITTSBURGH CLO has announced the Next Generation New Small Musicals Weekend, which will take place April 21-23, 2017 at the Benedum Center.
Talking With...NICOLE VAN GIESEN About FUN HOME And Why It Matters So Much
Apr 17, 2017
During the 2017-18 season reveal gala at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall last week, Nicole Van Giesen, a member of the show's original Broadway cast, was on hand to perform 'Telephone Wire' from the score by Jeanine Tesori and Lisa Kron. The response to the announcement that Fun Home will play Nashville October 10-15 was enthusiastic - some might even have called it 'thunderous' - and the audience filled with theater lovers rewarded Van Giesen with warm, generous applause.
Bay Area Children's Theatre to Create New Arts District Center for Young Theatre Lovers
Apr 14, 2017
Beginning in May, the theatre complex at Berkeley Central in the downtown Berkeley arts district will become the Bay Area Children's Theatre's new "home" for more productions, more performances, and an expanded theatre education program.

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