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New Century Theatre Company Takes on New Directions New Century Theatre Company Takes on New Directions
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2017 in Seattle

After 10 years of producing award-winning productions and helping to change the face of mid-level professional theatre in Seattle, New Century Theatre Company (NCTC) is excited to share several new developments in its future. (more...)
University of Washington School of Drama Announces 2017 - 2018 Mainstage Season University of Washington School of Drama Announces 2017 - 2018 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2017 in Seattle

The University of Washington School of Drama, under the leadership of Executive Director Todd London, is pleased to announce the 2017 - 2018 season. (more...)
Dive Into the Dog Days of Summer with The EDGE Improv at BPA Dive Into the Dog Days of Summer with The EDGE Improv at BPA
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2017 in Seattle

Dive into the dog days of summer with The EDGE Improv on July 1 as the troupe delivers an ingeniously improvised evening of on-the-spot comedy, all from audience suggestions. For more than two decades, the troupe's riotous antics have inspired rave reviews from people from all walks of life. (more...)
BPA's The Bard at the Bloedel to Present THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR BPA's The Bard at the Bloedel to Present THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2017 in Seattle

Join us in July for The Bard at Bloedel: BPA's 5th Annual Summertime Shakespeare performance - THE MERRY WIVES OF WINDSOR - at The Bloedel Reserve. (more...)
VIDEO: Cortney Wolfson & Stephanie Wall Order Up the 'Business Woman Special' in 'ROMY AND MICHELE' at 5th Avenue Theatre VIDEO: Cortney Wolfson & Stephanie Wall Order Up the 'Business Woman Special' in 'ROMY AND MICHELE' at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2017 in Seattle

ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION, starring Cortney Wolfson (Romy) and Stephanie Renee Wall (Michele), is making its world premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. Watch Wolfson, Wall and the company sing 'Business Woman Special' in the video below! (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 25
by Audition Roundup on June 25, 2017 in Seattle

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 25, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 6/25/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Seattle - Week of 6/25/2017
by BWW on June 25, 2017 in Seattle

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/25/2017 for Seattle (more...)
Photo Flash: Island Stage Left Opens Sad But Funny HUMBLE BOY Photo Flash: Island Stage Left Opens Sad But Funny HUMBLE BOY
by BWW News Desk on June 24, 2017 in Seattle

Set in an English garden, this play is replete with beekeeping and astrophysics. Imbued with heartbreak and wit, full of large questions about the universe and smaller questions about family dynamics, it is moving, sad and tremendously funny. (more...)
Seattle Women's Pride Continues Honored Tradition, Makes New Strides Seattle Women's Pride Continues Honored Tradition, Makes New Strides
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Seattle

Seattle Women's Pride 2017 kicked off National LGBT Pride Month by bringing in two Brooklyn based bands - Parlor Walls and Oracle Room - DJ Kristina Childs and a host of awards to local businesses. The event also raised $500 for the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) by donating $5 from every VIP ticket to the respected organization. (more...)
Centerstage Theatre Announces Interim Artistic Director Trista Duval Centerstage Theatre Announces Interim Artistic Director Trista Duval
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Seattle

The board of directors of Centerstage Theatre Arts Conservatory announces the naming of actor/director and Federal Way resident Trista Duval as Interim Artistic Director. Ms. Duval will take over the artistic director duties from retiring Artistic Director Alan Bryce effective July 1, 2017. (more...)
Enjoy Pierogis, Polkas and Continuous Live Performance at Polish Festival Seattle Enjoy Pierogis, Polkas and Continuous Live Performance at Polish Festival Seattle
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Seattle

Seattle Center Festal: Polish Festival Seattle, 12 p.m.-8 p.m., Saturday, July 8, in Seattle Center Armory and Mural Amphitheatre, features authentic food and drink, live music and dance, exhibits, workshops, local merchants selling Polish items and children's activities that highlight Polish traditions and contemporary achievements. (more...)
Burien Pride Crowd Exceeds Expectations, $8,000 Donated to Local Charities Burien Pride Crowd Exceeds Expectations, $8,000 Donated to Local Charities
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Seattle

Supporters of Burien's first-ever Pride celebration came out in droves to celebrate at Burien Town Square Park on Saturday, June 3, 2017. More than 3,000 guests attended the 12-hour Pride celebration, which included kid-family programming, performances by 80's cover band Aqua-Nets, Ms. Donnatella Howe and Tru St. James, and a beer garden in the middle of the Square. (more...)
THE ADVENTURES OF ROCKETMAN AND BEANO Coming to Seattle This Summer THE ADVENTURES OF ROCKETMAN AND BEANO Coming to Seattle This Summer
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Seattle

Blue Eyes Brown Eyes presents The Adventures of Rocketman and Beano. (more...)
Soar the Skies and Ride the Earth with OVER & UNDER at Annex Theatre Soar the Skies and Ride the Earth with OVER & UNDER at Annex Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2017 in Seattle

Annex Theatre's 30th season heralds the return of established artists with Over & Under, two interweaving one-act plays written by Juliet Waller Pruzan & Bret Fetzer, directed by Rachel Katz Carey. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 23, 2017 in Seattle

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 MATILDA, OKLAHOMA, CHICAGO, and more! (more...)
HAMLET Gets Diverse, Dynamic Staging by Freehold's Engaged Theatre HAMLET Gets Diverse, Dynamic Staging by Freehold's Engaged Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Seattle

The genius of Shakespeare's plays is their ability to resonate in every age. The timelessness of HAMLET combined with Freehold's Engaged Theatre productions' intentionally dynamic and diverse staging means that any human can see a reflection of some part of themselves in the story, the characters, the music or movement. (more...)
STG Announces 2017 STG AILEYCAMP STG Announces 2017 STG AILEYCAMP
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Seattle

Following a successful inaugural year, STG and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater announce the return of Seattle Theatre Group AileyCamp - in honor of Ailey's long-time Production Director Calvin Hunt from Tacoma - a free, six-week program that combines professional level dance training with personal development courses and activities to enhance the lives of young people throughout Seattle, South King County, and Tacoma. STG AileyCamp, which builds upon the longtime relationship between STG and Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, is one of ten AileyCamp sites in the United States and will run from June 28 to August 4, 2017. Campers were selected from applications received from 6th, 7th, and 8th grade students, ages 11-14, and though enrollment does not require prior dance training, the camp does attract students with an interest in dance, movement and athletics.   (more...)
Johnny Clegg: The Final Journey to Play The Neptune This Fall Johnny Clegg: The Final Journey to Play The Neptune This Fall
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Seattle

Seattle Theatre Group (STG) announces the following show going on sale: Johnny Clegg: The Final Journey with Special Guest: Jesse Clegg on November 1, 2017 at 8:00 PM at The Neptune. (more...)
KEXP & Seattle Center Complete 2017 Concerts at the Mural Lineup KEXP & Seattle Center Complete 2017 Concerts at the Mural Lineup
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Seattle

KEXP & Seattle Center PRESENT Concerts at the Mural. This free, summer outdoor music series begins on August 4, and the line-up is now complete. (more...)
MEDICINE BALL: PLAYWRIGHTS V. POETS 2017 to Hit the Erickson Theater This June MEDICINE BALL: PLAYWRIGHTS V. POETS 2017 to Hit the Erickson Theater This June
by BWW News Desk on June 22, 2017 in Seattle

Announcing Medicine Ball: Playwrights v. Poets 2017! Come join us for the literary battle of the millennium June 22-24th at the Erickson Theater, 1524 Harvard Avenue in Seattle. Performances for this unique, annual, barnbuster of a show are three nights only at 8 pm. (more...)
Megan Hilty, Shoshana Bean and More Join CONCERT FOR AMERICA at The 5th Avenue Theatre this July Megan Hilty, Shoshana Bean and More Join CONCERT FOR AMERICA at The 5th Avenue Theatre this July
by BWW News Desk on June 21, 2017 in Seattle

An additional lineup of Broadway stars and some of America's finest actors has been announced to perform at the special one-night-only edition of Concert for America. (more...)
Twelfth Night Productions presents SHREK THE MUSICAL Twelfth Night Productions presents SHREK THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in Seattle

"Once upon a time, there was a little ogre named Shrek…." and thus begins the tale of an unlikely hero who finds himself on a life-changing journey alongside a wisecracking donkey and a feisty princess who resists her rescue. Throw in a short-tempered bad guy, a cookie with an attitude and over a dozen other fairy tale misfits, and you've got the kind of mess that calls for a real hero. Luckily, there's one on hand… and his name is Shrek. (more...)
Teatro ZinZanni Returns to Seattle This Autumn Teatro ZinZanni Returns to Seattle This Autumn
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in Seattle

With great excitement, Teatro ZinZanni today announced the highly anticipated return of their production of 'Love, Chaos, and Dinner,' the beloved original show combining the best of cirque, cabaret, spectacle, live music, comedy, and fine dining. The iconic institution found an ideal location and perfect partner to present its truly one-of-a-kind experience at King County's Marymoor Park near Redmond, Washington.     (more...)
VIDEO: Watch A New Song From ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION at 5th Avenue Theatre VIDEO: Watch A New Song From ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION at 5th Avenue Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2017 in Seattle

ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION, starring Cortney Wolfson (Romy) and Stephanie Renee Wall (Michele), is making its world premiere at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at footage from the show below! (more...)
Review Roundup: ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION World Premiere in Seattle Review Roundup: ROMY AND MICHELE'S HIGH SCHOOL REUNION World Premiere in Seattle
by Review Roundups on June 20, 2017 in Seattle

This summer, two of the quirkiest and most endearing best friends in pop culture will make their musical theater debut at The 5th Avenue Theatre in the World Premiere production of Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, running June 8-July 2, 2017. Based on the 1997 cult hit film, Romy and Michele will star Cortney Wolfson, who previously starred in Kinky Boots on Broadway, as Romy and Stephanie Renee Wall, who starred as Elsa in Disney's Frozen Live, as Michele alongside a sensational cast of locally and nationally acclaimed actors. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the duo in costume below! (more...)