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BLUEBARN Theatre to Present Regional Debut of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016

The BLUEBARN Theatre will present the regional premiere of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL with book, lyrics, and music by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy. (more...)

SpeakEasy Stages Boston Professional Premiere of DOGFIGHT, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

From tonight, May 7, through June 4, 2016, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the Boston Professional Premiere of DOGFIGHT, a powerful new musical about unexpected love, loss, and brotherhood, based on the 1991 film starring River Phoenix and Lili Taylor. (more...)

BLOOD FROM A STONE Opens Tonight at The Electric Lodge
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

Tommy Nohilly's BLOOD FROM A STONE opens tonight, May 7, at The Electric Lodge in its West Coast premiere engagement. (more...)

Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO Begins Tonight at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the American professional premiere of the new musical THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, written by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy. Performances take place tonight, May 6, through May 21, 2016. (more...)

Wendy Beckett's A BETTER PLACE Heads Off-Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

The Directors Company, in association with Pascal Productions, will present A BETTER PLACE, a new work by playwright Wendy Beckett (Anais Nin: One Of Her Lives, A Charity Case) and directed by Evan Bergman (Love Therapy), will play a limited six-week engagement this spring at The Duke on 42nd Street, a NEW 42ND STREET project (229 West 42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Avenues). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Chicago - Week of 5/29/2016
by BWW - May 29, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/29/2016 for Chicago (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited & The Playroom Theatre to Host TRU Panel, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2016

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) and The Playroom Theatre present the June panel about career fludity, Finding a Happy Medium: Theater, Film, TV, New Media, on Tuesday, June 14, 2016 at 7:30pm at The Playroom Theater, 151 W. 46th Street, 8th floor, NYC 10036. Doors open at 7pm for networking and refreshments; roundtable introductions of everyone in the room will start at 7:30pm.  For more details visit http://truonline.org/events/happy-medium/. (more...)

Drama Desk Panel with Gavin Creel, Warren Carlyle, Steven Pasquale and Jessica Vosk on REVIVING THE REVIVAL Set for Sardi's, Today
by Lauren Yarger - May 24, 2016

Robin Milling moderates a Drama Desk discussion on Reviving Revivals with Gavin Creel, Warren Carlyle, Steven Pasquale and Jessica Vosk at Spring Lunch Panel at Sardi's. (more...)

Broadway AM Report, 5/23/2016 - Lilly Awards, Theater World Awards, Obie Awards and More!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - May 23, 2016

TODAY'S BIG NEWS: Its a busy day! The 7th annual Lilly Awards, 72nd annual Theater World Awards and The 61st annual Obie Awards are all being presented today. NYTW will also celebrate opening night of HADESTOWN! (more...)

TWITTER WATCH: Jeremy Jordan Working on BAT BOY Revival?
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

Could Bat Boy be flying back to the stage? According to Jeremy Jordan, a new production might be in the works. He tweeted: (more...)

The Human Race Theatre Company to Stage MASTER CLASS, 6/9-26
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016

? The Human Race rounds out its 2015-2016 season with the 1996 Tony Award winner for Best Play, Master Class. One of the opera world's greatest legends takes center stage as Maria Callas gives three aspiring singers a rough introduction to the reality of performing. During a voice master class at the Julliard School, this controversial personality-now in the twilight of her career-remains fearless as she looks back upon her life-the triumphs and heartbreaks, the egos and ambitions, the glories and the scandals. This biographic drama presents a revealing look at a commanding diva and the sacrifice for art. (more...)

Tony Awards Close-Up: He's a Music Man- How Long Did it Take Alex Lacamoire to Orchestrate HAMILTON? Find Out!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 19, 2016

Just call him the music man. Alex Lacamoire is the man in charge of the sound of HAMILTON. As music director, he heads the show's orchestra nightly at the Richard Rodgers Theatre, and as the orchestrator, he has earned his second Tony nomination. So long long did it take for him to bring Lin-Manuel Miranda's music to life? He's telling all below! (more...)

BLUEBARN Theatre to Present Regional Debut of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The BLUEBARN Theatre will present the regional premiere of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL with book, lyrics, and music by Laurence O'Keefe and Kevin Murphy. (more...)

Provincetown Theater Project's THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Provincetown Theater Community Project presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde, running tonight, May 18, through June 5, 2016. (more...)

Drama Desk Panel with Gavin Creel, Warren Carlyle, Steven Pasquale and Jessica Vosk on REVIVING THE REVIVAL Set for Sardi's, 5/24
by Lauren Yarger - May 16, 2016

Robin Milling moderates a Drama Desk discussion on Reviving Revivals with Gavin Creel, Warren Carlyle, Steven Pasquale and Jessica Vosk at Spring Lunch Panel at Sardi's. (more...)

Slow Burn Theatre to Bring HEATHERS to Broward Center, 6/9-25
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

As the finale to its acclaimed inaugural season at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Slow Burn Theatre Company presents the hilarious, heartfelt and homicidal Heathers: The Musical in its South Florida premiere from Thursday, June 9 - Sunday, June 26. (more...)

Toe-Tapping Musical SWEET CHARITY to Play Stoneham Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Stoneham Theatre continues Season 16 with the toe-tapping, Broadway musical hit SWEET CHARITY. Performances run from March 31 - April 24, 2016. Press Opening is Saturday, April 2, 2016 at 3:00pm. (more...)

Liz Callaway, Max von Essen, Patti LuPone and More Join WALL TO WALL STEPHEN SCHWARTZ at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

Symphony Space pays exuberant homage to the Great White Way with Project B-way/95, a two-week celebration comprising 14 events, April 7 - 20. A particular highlight is this year's installment of Symphony Space's signature event, WALL TO WALL STEPHEN SCHWARTZ (Saturday, April 16). (more...)

BWW TV: How Very... Watch Highlights from Kokandy Productions' HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 29, 2016

Kokandy Productions launches its 2016 season with the Chicago premiere of the dark 'mean teen' comedy HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, based on the hit 1980s cult film of the same name, from the award winning-team of creative team of Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, Desperate Housewives) and Laurence O'Keefe (Bat Boy, Legally Blonde). Directed by James Beaudry, with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Sawyer Smith, HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL will play now through April 24, 2016 at Theater Wit, 1229 W. Belmont Ave. in Chicago. Click below to watch highlights from the show! (more...)

Breakthrough Theatre's HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Starts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2016

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents 'Heathers the Musical', from tonight, March 25, through April 11, 2016. (more...)

Kelli O'Hara, Stephen Schwartz, Patti LuPone & More Will Take Part in Symphony Space's Project B-way/95
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

Symphony Space pays exuberant homage to the Great White Way with Project B-way/95, a two-week celebration comprising 14 events, April 7 - 20. Curated and Produced by Joel Fram andAnnette Jolles, and named for the intersection where Symphony Space stands, Project B-way/95 salutes Broadway with an exciting array of concerts, tributes, film screenings, discussions, workshops, and more. Anchored by three starry concerts in the Sharp Theatre - an evening with the incomparable Patti LuPone (Tuesday, April 19), the cheerfully nepotistic "All in the Family" with Kelli O'Hara (Monday, April 11), and this year's installment of Symphony Space's signature event, Wall to Wall Stephen Schwartz (Saturday, April 16) - Project B-way/95 offers something for every lover of American musical theater. Tickets for all events are available at symphonyspace.org. (more...)

Carson Kreitzer, Cesar Alvarez & More Honored with American Theatre Wing's Larson Grants Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

The American Theatre Wing celebrates its 2016 Jonathan Larson Grants recipients: Cesar Alvarez (book, music and lyrics), Nikko Benson (music and lyrics), Carson Kreitzer (book and lyrics), and Sam Salmond (book, music, and lyrics). (more...)

TUTS Underground Presents HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2016

TUTS Underground presents Heathers The Musical, April 28 - May 8 at The Hobby Center for Performing Arts - Zilkha Hall (800 Bagby St., Houston, TX, 77002).  Tickets are $25 - $5.  To purchase, visit: tutsunderground.com, or call: 713.558.TUTS (8887). (more...)

Breakthrough Theatre Presents HEATHERS THE MUSICAL Starting 3/25
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2016

The Breakthrough Theatre of Winter Park presents 'Heathers the Musical', from March 25-April 11, 2016. (more...)

Andrew Lippa Musical THE MAN IN THE CEILING & More Set for Bay Street's New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

 Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 3rd ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, April 29 - May 1. THE READINGS ARE FREE. Reserve seats online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 pm. (more...)

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL to Make Las Vegas Premiere This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

The Onyx is excited to present the Las Vegas premiere of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL based on the 1988 film starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. (more...)

Theatre Under The Stars Names New Dean of Humphreys School of Musical Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) announces the appointment of acclaimed musical theatre educator, performer, music director and Broadway producer Dave Clemmons as Dean of the Humphreys School of Musical Theatre (HSMT). (more...)

What's Your Damage? HEATHERS THE MUSICAL to Make Vegas Debut
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

The Onyx is excited to present the Las Vegas premiere of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL based on the 1988 film starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. (more...)

New York Musical Festival Adds New Productions, Readings & More to 2016 Slate
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The New York Musical Festival (NYMF), previously known as The New York Musical Theater Festival, announced today additional productions and special events for NYMF 2016. THE GOLD, SINGLE, CAMP ROLLING HILLS, LUDO'S BROKEN BRIDE, ARTEMIS IN THE PARKING LOT, CRUDE, and MOLLY MURPHY & NEIL DEGRASSE TYSON ON OUR LAST DAY ON EARTHjoin the previously announced new musicals that will be presented at the 2016 New York Musical Festival from July 11 through August 7 in various venues in Midtown Manhattan. In addition, NYMF is proud to announce additional concerts and special events for the 2016 Festival. (more...)

Trent Armand Kendall to Bring 'THIS CRAZY LOVE' to The Cutting Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

Trent Armand Kendall: This Crazy Love A 'Soul(ed)' Out Revue, featuring the Brass Illusion Orchestra, is set for Sunday, May 15th at 8 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.) at The Cutting Room. (more...)

Provincetown Theater Project to Present THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

The Provincetown Theater Community Project presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST by Oscar Wilde, running May 18 - June 5, 2016. (more...)

TUTS Underground  Presents HEATHERS, Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 29, 2016

TUTS Underground invites you to a Killer 80s Prom! on April 29 at 6:15 p.m. at The Hobby Center for Performing Arts (800 Bagby St., Houston, TX, 77002) (more...)

Los Altos Stage Company to Present BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

Los Altos Stage Company's 20th season comes to a close with the off-Broadway hit musical that the New Yorker called 'a giggly cult hit', Bat Boy: The Musical, with book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, and music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe. Bat Boy: The Musical opens May 27 (preview performance on May 26) and runs through June 25, 2016 at the Bus Barn Theater in Los Altos. (more...)

Theaterworks to Bring THE LIGHTNING THIEF to bergenPAC, 6/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

 Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents The Lightning Thief - Sunday, June 5, 2016 at 1PM and 4PM. Purchase tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030.  (more...)

BWW Review: LOOKING FOR ROBERTO CLEMENTE Back At Bat, Hits a Home Run at Imagination Stage in Bethesda
by Jeffrey Walker - Apr 26, 2016

LOOKING FOR ROBERTO CLEMENTE is back again for a second production at Bethesda's Imagination Stage, one of premiere locations for theatre for young audiences in the DMV. From wee ones in booster seats to parents and grandparents, this musical play hits a huge home-run. Writer Karen Zacarias and composer Deborah Wicks La Puma have fashioned a rock-infused musical that entertains while sliding home a message of friendship and loyalty and the deeper lessons a hero can teach us. (more...)

Blackfriars Theatre to Conclude 2015-16 Season with HEATHERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

?Blackfriars Theatre closes its smash-hit 2015-2016 Season with the naughty and very funny Heathers, The Musical by the award-winning creative team of Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, and Desperate Housewives) and Laurence O'Keefe (Bat Boy, Legally Blonde), (more...)

Ringwald to Present HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, 5/13-6/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

?The Ringwald Theatre is proud to continue its Season of Classics with the Detroit premiere of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL by Kevin Murphy & Laurence O'Keefe.  (more...)

TUTS Underground Screens HEATHERS at The Hobby Center Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

TUTS Underground and Alamo Drafthouse Houston in partnership with the Hobby Center present the cult classic film HEATHERS today, April 22 at 6:30 p.m. at The Hobby Center for Performing Arts (800 Bagby St., Houston, TX, 77002). Tickets are free! See TUTSUnderground.com for details. (more...)

Getting to Know...AMBER BUKER of Distraction Theatre
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 21, 2016

First up, we're Getting To Know…Amber Buker, who with her partner Randall Tye Pike, is launching Nashville's latest theater company - Distraction Theatre - this summer at the iconic Darkhorse Theater. Even before we subjected her to a good and dramatic drilling/grilling and/or questioning, we knew her to be charming and direct, two of the attributes all theater folk should develop. But as we pummeled her with queries, we discovered something else: she once competed for the title of Miss Oklahoma, a fact that ingratiated her to us immediately. (more...)

Matt Farcher to Lead Wildhorn & Murphy's THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO at Pioneer Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Pioneer Theatre Company presents the American professional premiere of the new musical THE COUNT OF MONTE CRISTO, written by Frank Wildhorn and Jack Murphy. Performances take place May 6 through May 21, 2016. PTC has just announced the full cast and creative team for the production! (more...)

BLOOD FROM A STONE to Open Next Month at The Electric Lodge
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Can you get blood from a stone? Sure. Just throw the stone directly at someone's face. (more...)

Toe-Tapping Musical SWEET CHARITY Opens Today at Stoneham Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2016

Stoneham Theatre continues Season 16 with the toe-tapping, Broadway musical hit SWEET CHARITY. Performances run now through April 24, 2016. Press Opening is today, April 2, 2016 at 3:00pm. (more...)

TUTS Underground  Presents HEATHERS, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

TUTS Underground invites you to a Killer 80s Prom! on April 29 at 6:15 p.m. at The Hobby Center for Performing Arts (800 Bagby St., Houston, TX, 77002) (more...)

SpeakEasy to Stage Boston Professional Premiere of DOGFIGHT; Performances Begin in May
by Louisa Brady - Apr 17, 2016

From May 7 - June 4, 2016, SpeakEasy Stage Company will proudly present the Boston Professional Premiere of DOGFIGHT, a powerful new musical about unexpected love, loss, and brotherhood, based on the 1991 film starring River Phoenix and Lili Taylor.  (more...)

Liz Callaway, Max von Essen, Patti LuPone & More Set for WALL TO WALL STEPHEN SCHWARTZ at Symphony Space Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2016

Symphony Space pays exuberant homage to the Great White Way with Project B-way/95, a two-week celebration comprising 14 events, now through April 20. A particular highlight is this year's installment of Symphony Space's signature event, WALL TO WALL STEPHEN SCHWARTZ (tonight, April 16). (more...)

TUTS Underground to Screen HEATHERS for Free at The Hobby Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

TUTS Underground and Alamo Drafthouse Houston in partnership with the Hobby Center present the cult classic film HEATHERS on April 22. (more...)

Long Beach Playhouse to Open Studio Season with LYSISTRATA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

The Long Beach Playhouse opens its Studio season with Lysistrata, the classic Greek story of women using sex to control the men.  (more...)

Cast Announced for TUTS Underground's HEATHERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

TUTS Underground presents the cast of the Heathers: The Musical, which makes its Houston debut on April 28, 2016. Based on the 1989 cult classic film, this musical is a dark, delicious story of the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High - Heather, Heather and Heather. Veronica Sawyer, the only non-Heather of the clique, rejects their ruthless regime when she falls for bad boy J.D. who wants to see all the Heathers six feet under. (more...)

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL to Make Las Vegas Premiere This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

The Onyx is excited to present the Las Vegas premiere of HEATHERS THE MUSICAL based on the 1988 film starring Winona Ryder and Christian Slater. (more...)

Cast Set for Griffin Theatre's BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2016

 Griffin Theatre Company has announced casting for the Chicago premiere of the off-Broadway hit Bat Boy: THE MUSICAL, with book by Keythe Farley and Brian Flemming, music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde, Heathers: The Musical), direction by Scott Weinstein, music direction by Charlotte Rivard-Hoster and choreography by Rhett Guter.  (more...)

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