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World Premiere of BEMUSED Extends Through May 15 at Theatre North West
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

The reviews are in, and Theatre North West audiences are loving Bemused written by Peter Fenton (The Giant's Garden) & Scott White (Top Gun! The Musical). The show is so popular that an additional day of performance has been added to meet the demand. (more...)

Christine Sherrill, Kimbre Lancaster, Sean Allan Krill and More Star in MAMMA MIA! in Las Vegas, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2014

The highly anticipated Las Vegas production of Mamma Mia! begins performances at The New Tropicana resort in Las Vegas tonight, May 8. The talented cast features Mamma Mia! alumni, including all three Dynamos as well as several Las Vegas locals who will join the company. (more...)

Bayou City Theatrics to Present BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL, 5/29-6/7
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

Ripped straight from tabloid headlines, Bat Boy: The Musical is a classic love story with a wicked bite! Based on a story published in the 'Weekly World News' in 1992, Bat Boy: The Musical is a comedy/horror show about a half boy/half bat creature who is discovered in a cave near Hope Falls, West Virginia. For lack of a better solution, the local sheriff (Brian Chambers) brings the Bat Boy (Colton Berry) to the home of the town veterinarian, Dr. Parker (Kyle Ezer). Eventually, Bat Boy is accepted as a member of the Parker family, and taught to act like a 'normal' boy by the veterinarian's wife, Meredith (Crystyl Swanson), and their teenage daughter, Shelley (Tori Shoemaker). Madness ensues as the townsfolk (Jake Frank, Luke Hamilton, Derrien Kellum, Nicole Norton and Megan Vaughn) investigate a mysterious cow-killing plague and its suspicious connection to the Bat Boy Bat Boy: The Musical takes a comic book blast at horror movies and is set to an infectious pop-rock score. (more...)

Summit High School Leads Paper Mill Playhouse's 2014 Rising Star Nominations; Ceremony Set for 6/3
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2014

As one of the nation's leading regional theaters and producing partners for Broadway, Paper Mill Playhouse has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows for Broadway. Since their inception in 1996, the Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards for Excellence in High School Musical Theatre have ignited the careers of many notable performers, all of whom attended high school in New Jersey. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 5/04/2014
by BWW - May 4, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/04/2014 for Delaware (more...)

Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell Tribute Fanny Brice at 92Y, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

Funny girl, singular talent, American icon. Fanny Brice hit stardom in the 1920s and, almost a century later, still inspires the public imagination. This weekend, May 3, 4, and 5, Lyrics & Lyricists pays tribute to Fanny with Ziegfeld Girl: The Many Faces of Fanny Brice, a night of songs she put on the Broadway map, led by artistic director Ted Sperling, music director of the smash 2008 Broadway revival of South Pacific. Vocalists Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell sing classics like 'Second Hand Rose' and 'My Man'-as well as songs she inspired in Funny Girl. (more...)

Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and More Star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Bay Street Theatre presents the World Premiere of CONVICTION (Today, May 27-June 15) by Carey Crim and directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street's new Artistic Director. The production is co-produced by Bay Street Theatre, Rubicon Theatre in California, Dead Posh Productions, London and Canada's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. (more...)

Berkeley Playhouse Presents SHREK: THE MUSICAL, 6/19-8/3
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

Berkeley Playhouse will close their sixth season with the popular, Tony Award-winning SHREK THE MUSICAL, directed and choreographed by Matthew McCoy. Running from June 19 to August 3, 2014 at the Julia Morgan Theater, 2640 College Ave. in Berkeley. Tickets ($17-$60) are now available at www.berkeleyplayhouse.org or by phone at (510) 845-8542 x351. (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, Starring David Elder and More, to Open 5/30 at Pittsburgh CLO
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Grab the umbrellas! Audiences will be delighted by Pittsburgh CLO's production of Singin' in the Rain, May 30-June 8 at the Benedum Center. A talented cast of Broadway's best and Pittsburgh CLO veterans will take this feel-good movie-musical off the silver screen and on to the Benedum Center stage. (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre Rounds Out Third Season with Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, Now thru 5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2014

Stark Naked Theatre Company concludes its third season with a compelling production of one of William Shakespeare's most fascinating plays, The Winter's Tale. Directed by acclaimed Houston actor/director Philip Lehl, The Winter's Tale opens tonight, May 2nd and runs through May 16th at STUDIO 101. (more...)

Summer Stock Austin Sets 10th Season: CHICAGO, FOOTLOOSE & More
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Award-winning Summer Stock Austin will open its 10th Anniversary Season with the first show they ever produced, FOOTLOOSE. Footloose, the perfect summer musical, is packed with exhilarating dancing, vibrantly vintage 80s costumes, and a score filled with music that defined an era. Footloose will be directed and choreographed by SSA Co-Founder Ginger Morris. The 2014 season will also include Kander & Ebb's sizzling Broadway Blockbuster, CHICAGO. This sharp-edged satire, set in the roaring 20s, features a dazzling score that inspired immortal staging by Bob Fosse. SSA Co-Founder, Michael McKelvey directs Chicago with choreography by Rocker Verastique. Theatre-For-All, the Summer Stock Austin 'family audience' production, will be following up last year's hit, THE BREMEN TOWN MUSICIANS, with the World Premiere of Allen Robertson's STONE SOUP. Mr. Robertson will stage and music direct the production. (more...)

Playwrights Theatre Announces 2014 New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest Winners
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

Playwrights Theatre is pleased to announce the winners of the 31st Annual New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest. From the 470 plays submitted by young writers throughout the state, a panel of theatre professionals has selected four High School plays, three Junior High School plays and four Elementary Schools plays. In each category, selection was blind; plays were selected without knowledge of playwrights' schools, grade or background. The 31st Annual New Jersey Young Playwrights Contest Festival will be held on June 2 and 3, 2014, as part of a partnership between Playwrights Theatre and Premiere Stages at Kean University. Select plays from this festival may be reprised at Playwrights Theatre's nationally-recognized Forum Reading Series in December 2014. This reading series brings together writers from all over the United States. (more...)

TRIASSIC PARQ to Open May 30 at Ray of Light Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Ray of Light Theatre, San Francisco's non-profit musical theatre company, presents the first show in their season of new musicals that explore the distant past. TRIASSIC PARQ brings dinosaurs, show tunes and sex changes together in this inventive new show that will have you laughing and crying all the way back to the prehistoric era. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 5/11/2014
by BWW - May 11, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/11/2014 for Delaware (more...)

Stark Naked Theatre to Round Out Third Season with Shakespeare's THE WINTER'S TALE, 5/2-16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Stark Naked Theatre Company concludes its third season with a compelling production of one of William Shakespeare's most fascinating plays, The Winter's Tale. Directed by acclaimed Houston actor/director Philip Lehl, The Winter's Tale opens on May 2nd and runs through May 16th at STUDIO 101. (more...)

Review Roundup: HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Off-Broadway
by Review Roundups - Mar 31, 2014

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, opens tonight, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). Let's see what the critics had to say... (more...)

Melinda Lopez's BECOMING CUBA Begins Tonight at Huntington
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

Huntington Theatre Company continues its 2013-2014 Season with playwright-in-residence Melinda Lopez's latest play, the stirring new drama Becoming Cuba. Huntington Associate Producer M. Bevin O'Gara makes her Huntington directorial debut of the Huntington's playwright-in-residence's latest work. Performances of Becoming Cuba begin at the South End / Calderwood Pavilion at the BCA tonight, March 28. Due to popular demand, the run has been extended to May 3, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BAT BOY: THE MUSICAL Is a Bloody Good Time at York Little Theatre
by Marakay Rogers - Mar 28, 2014

Director Aaron Dalton brings the award-winning Off-Broadway show to the York Little Theatre's Studio Theatre (more...)

Adam Monley, Robert Cuccioli, Dominic Nolfi and Mamie Parris to Star in Musical Reading of ELIOT NESS..., 4/8 & 10
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Adam Monley, Robert Cuccioli, Dominic Nolfi, Mamie Parris will be the principal players in The Directors Company musical reading of 'ELIOT NESS...' with Monley featured in the title role. (more...)

Joanna Carpenter Set for SAY SOMETHING: A CABARET BENEFIT FOR STEP UP at Stage72 Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

Internationally acclaimed actress and singer Joanna Carpenter will be making her New York City solo show debut tonight, March 26, 2014 at Stage72 (formerly The Triad Theatre), 158 W 72nd Street at 9pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: It'll Be Very. First Look at HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL on Stage!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, will open on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street). The show is now in previews. Tickets are now on sale at Telecharge.com/1-800-447-7400. BrodwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Christine Sherrill, Kimbre Lancaster, Sean Allan Krill and More to Star in MAMMA MIA! in Las Vegas; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

After a nationwide search, full casting has been announced for the highly anticipated Las Vegas production of MAMMA MIA!, which begins performances at The New Tropicana resort in Las Vegas May 8. The talented cast features MAMMA MIA! alumni, including all three Dynamos as well as several Las Vegas locals who will join the company. (more...)

Joanna Carpenter Set for SAY SOMETHING: A CABARET BENEFIT FOR STEP UP at Stage72, 3/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2014

Born in Berkeley, California in the 1960s, Joshua Redman is the son of legendary saxophonist Dewey Redman and dancer Renee Shedroff. He is one of the most recognizable jazz saxophonists, as famous for his masterful straight-ahead post-bop improvisations as he is for his explorations of groove-based idioms. Redman won the prestigious Thelonious Monk Jazz Competition for saxophone in 1991, and has played alongside of many jazz icons including Jack DeJohnette, Charlie Haden, Joe Lovano, Pat Metheny, and Clark Terry. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Central Pennsylvania (more...)

York Little Theatre Stages BAT BOY, Begin. Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

York Little Theatre (YLT) will present the rock 'n' roll cult classic, Bat Boy: The Musical opening today, March 21. Based on the grocery store tabloid, Weekly World News, Bat Boy: The Musical is a B-movie themed musical comedy with an extraordinary score. The show is directed by Aaron Dalton with music direction by Nick Werner. Dalton was the director of the award winning CABARET that ran last March at YLT. CABARET won best musical in Central PA from BROADWAY WORLD.COM. (more...)

BWW Interview: Richard Pruitt of SISTER ACT
by Analisa Swerczek - Mar 17, 2014

BroadwayWorld in Omaha sits down with Richard Pruitt, who is currently touring the nation as the Monsignor in Sister Act, to learn a little more about his theatre experiences. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Central Pennsylvania - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Central Pennsylvania (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for New Jersey (more...)

Kristolyn Lloyd & Dave Thomas Brown to Join Cast of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, 6/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

The producers of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, the new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film, welcome Dave Thomas Brown as JD and Kristolyn Lloyd as Heather Duke to the "in-crowd" on Monday, June 9, 2014. (more...)

Princeton Day School Takes Home Seven Rising Star Awards; Paper Mill Announces 2014 Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2014

The 2014 Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Awards ceremony took place at Paper Mill Playhouse on Tuesday, June 3rd at 7:30pm with an audience of over 1,200. Princeton Day School came out on top, winning Outstanding Overall Production of a Musical for their production of Urinetown. A total of 29 awards were presented along with five scholarships and other cash prizes. (more...)

HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Cast Comes to Barnes & Noble 6/16 for Performance, CD Signing
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2014

Cast members from HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL will appear at the Barnes & Noble at 86th and Lexington in New York City on Monday, June 16, 2014 at 5 p.m. to perform selections from the show and sign copies of the show's World Premiere Cast Recording. (more...)

Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell to Tribute Fanny Brice at 92Y, 5/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Funny girl, singular talent, American icon. Fanny Brice hit stardom in the 1920s and, almost a century later, still inspires the public imagination. On May 3, 4, and 5, Lyrics & Lyricists pays tribute to Fanny with Ziegfeld Girl: The Many Faces of Fanny Brice, a night of songs she put on the Broadway map, led by artistic director Ted Sperling, music director of the smash 2008 Broadway revival of South Pacific. Vocalists Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell sing classics like "Second Hand Rose" and "My Man"-as well as songs she inspired in Funny Girl. (more...)

Adam Monley, Robert Cuccioli, Dominic Nolfi and Mamie Parris Star in Musical Reading of ELIOT NESS... Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2014

The Directors Company in association with Chase Miskin will present a musical reading of 'ELIOT NESS...' book by Peter Ullian, music and lyrics by Robert Lindsey-Nassif, original co-adaptation by Nick Corley, musical direction by Adam Souza and directed by Michael Parva today, April 8, 2014 at 3:00pm and Thursday, April 10 at 12:00pm and 3:00pm. The reading is being presented at New 42nd Street Studios. (more...)

New York Stage And Film, Vassar Set 30th Anniversary Season: 'BABYLON LINE,' THE LISTENER & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

New York Stage and Film and Vassar College, this summer celebrating the 30th year of their Powerhouse Theater collaboration, are pleased to announce the three new works that will be featured on the Mainstage during the 2014 Powerhouse Theater Season, running from June 20 to July 27 at Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, New York). Subscriptions go on sale May 7; full programming and ticket sale information will be announced at a later date. (more...)

Music Video MILE A MINUTE Features Jetset Getset in Cincinnati Reds Opening Day Parade
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2014

Jetset Getset's newest music video celebrates one of America's favorite pastimes with help from one of the world's most famous names in heavy-duty trucks. (more...)

Drew Starlin, Julia Krohn & More to Lead TUTS Underground's HANDS ON A HARDBODY
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

TUTS Underground will stage the Texas Premiere of Hands On A Hardbody, June 12-22 at Zilkha Hall at The Hobby Center. (more...)

Angela Shultz to Bring REALITY CHECK to Don't Tell Mama, 4/26 & 5/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

NYC cabaret artist Angela Shultz takes to the stage with her 2014 show 'Reality Check' on Saturdays, April 26 and May 10, both shows at 5:30pm, at Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th Street, NYC - 212-757-0788; www.donttellmamanyc.com). There is a $20 cover charge plus a 2-drink minimum. (Members of MAC -- $15.) Reservations may be placed by calling (212) 757-0788 after 4pm daily or by visiting www.donttellmamanyc.com (more...)

The Actors' Gang to Launch A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM International Tour this Summer; Tim Robbins to Direct
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The Actors' Gang, the critically acclaimed Los Angeles based ensemble Theatre Company, will be heading overseas bringing William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Academy Award winner Tim Robbins, to international audiences. The production will put on six performances in Beijing, China, June 10th - 15th at the National Centre for the Performing Arts, four performances in Shanghai, China, June 19th - 21st at the Daguan Theatre, Zendai Himalayas Art Center and four to six performances in Italy, June 28th - July 6th at the prestigious Spoleto Festival. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Delaware - Week of 4/27/2014
by BWW - Apr 27, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/27/2014 for Delaware (more...)

Theatre North West Presents World Premiere of Fenton & White's BEMUSED, Now thru May 14
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

Theatre North West will be closing their 19th main stage season with the world premiere of the screwball comedy Bemused written by Peter Fenton (The Giant's Garden) & Scott White (Top Gun! The Musical). The first production is directed by Betty Mitchell award winner Kevin McKendrick (Urinetown, Boy Gets Girl). The cast includes Jenni Burke (Buddy The Buddy Holly Story, Bat Boy), Erica Clow (Seussical), Steven Greenfield (Spitfire Grill, Titanic, West Side Story), Tim Koetting (Anne of Green Gables), Ksenia Thurgood (Wizard of Oz, CATS), Deb Williams (Mom's The Word) & Barrie Wood, (Oliver!). Scenic design is by Ted Price, costume design by Marian Truscott, sound design by Haylee Tucker, lighting design by Dave Smith and stage management is by Sarah Wallin. (more...)

Trent Armand Kendall's New 'Jazzical' LOUIS-AND-ELLA! Set for Reading Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2014

LOUIS-AND-ELLA!, a new jazzical by Trent Armand Kendall reunites The Architect of Jazz and The First Lady of Song for one magical night and will receive a developmental table reading today, April 24th in a donated studio from The Actors Fund. (more...)

City Theater Company to Close SEason with THE BOMB-ITTY OF ERRORS, 5/2-17
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

City Theater Company's 20th Anniversary season closes with a dose of hip-hop hilarity in the form of The Bomb-itty of Errors, an "ad-rap-tation" of Shakespeare's The Comedy of Errors. The play was written by Jordan Allen-Dutton, Jason Catalano, GQ, and Erik Weiner, with music by J.A.Q. (more...)

Trent Armand Kendall's New 'Jazzical' LOUIS-AND-ELLA! Set for Reading, 4/24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

LOUIS-AND-ELLA!, a new jazzical by Trent Armand Kendall reunites The Architect of Jazz and The First Lady of Song for one magical night and will receive a developmental table reading Thursday, April 24th in a donated studio from The Actors Fund. (more...)

Sarah Paulson, Garret Dillahunt, Elizabeth Reaser and More to Star in Bay Street Theatre's CONVICTION World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Bay Street Theatre has announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of CONVICTION (May 27-June 15) by Carey Crim and directed by Scott Schwartz, Bay Street's new Artistic Director. The production is co-produced by Bay Street Theatre, Rubicon Theatre in California, Dead Posh Productions, London and Canada's Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stephen Sondheim's FOLLIES Opens at the Barn Players
by Steve Wilson - Apr 21, 2014

Follies at the Barn Players in Mission, Kan. is an amusing musical about the demise of the follies and the Weissman Theatre in New York in 1971. Stephen Sondheim wrote the music and lyrics and James Goldman wrote the book for this highly entertaining production. Follies opened on Broadway in 1971 at the Winter Garden Theatre. The 1971 production won all seven Drama Desk Award categories in which it received a nomination and won Best Musical by the New York Drama Critics' Circle. (more...)

SpeakEasy's Paul Daigneault to Receive 2014 Norton Award for Sustained Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

SpeakEasy Stage Company Founder and Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault has been named the recipient of the 2014 Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence, The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) announced today. (more...)

ALL THE WAY, Bryan Cranston, THE FLICK, ONCE, Andre De Shields and More Among 2014 Elliot Norton Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) has announced over 25 nominations of actors, directors, designers and ensembles to be presented at 32nd Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday May 19 at The Wheelock Family Theatre. (more...)

Tal Yardeni to Bring A NIGHT OF FLORENCE AND THE MACHINE to 54 Below, 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Singer TAL YARDENI brings her powerhouse voice to Broadway's Supper Club 54 BELOW for the special one-night-only concert event, 'A Night of Florence and the Machine,' on Monday, April 28, 2014. (more...)

Yellow Sound Label to Release HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL Cast Recording in June
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2014

The producers of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL-the critically acclaimed new musical stage adaptation of Daniel Waters' iconic 1989 dark comedy film-are pleased to announce the Original Cast Recording of HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL, to be released on Yellow Sound Label. Written by Olivier Award winner and Tony Award nominee Laurence O'Keefe (Legally Blonde, Bat Boy) and Emmy Award winner Kevin Murphy (Reefer Madness, "Defiance", "Desperate Housewives"), HEATHERS: THE MUSICAL opened on Monday, March 31, 2014 - the 25th Anniversary of the film's release - at New World Stages (340 West 50th Street) in New York City. (more...)

Peter Van Wagner, Justin Robertson, Shelley Thomas & More Join 'ELIOT NESS...' Reading, 4/8 & 10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2014

Peter Van Wagner, Justin Robertson, Shelley Thomas, Ian Etheridge, David Scott Purdy, Tim Ewing, Darren Mathias, Jesse Manocherian, Brandi Chavonne Massey, Emily Leonard, Marissa Miller will join Adam Monley, Robert Cuccioli, Dominic Nolfi and Mamie Parris in 'ELIOT NESS...', it was announced today. (more...)

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