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BWW Exclusive Interview: Tony-Winning Costume Designer Ann Hould-Ward Talks Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN CANBWW Exclusive Interview: Tony-Winning Costume Designer Ann Hould-Ward Talks Paper Mill's Broadway-Bound CAN CAN
by Caryn Robbins - Sep 8, 2014

BWW speaks exclusively with talented Tony Award-winning costume designer Ann Hould-Ward (Broadway's Beauty and the Beast), the force behind the magnificent costumes for this highly-anticipated production. (more...)

Tony, Emmy Winner Leslie Uggams Brings 'Classic Uggams' to San Francisco 11/2Tony, Emmy Winner Leslie Uggams Brings 'Classic Uggams' to San Francisco 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting world-renowned artists who expand the definition of cabaret, continues its 11th season, with pioneering Tony and Emmy Award winning actress/singer Leslie Uggams in her first Bay Area appearance in more than two decades. Celebrating over 60 years in show business, Ms. Uggams has starred on television, films, and Broadway, and has recorded more than fifteen albums. Leslie Uggams will perform an evening of "Classic Uggams," a collection of songs ranging from Lena Horne to musical theatre, from Broadway classics to jazz and blues,5pm, Sunday, November 2 at the Venetian Room of the Fairmont San Francisco, 950 Mason Street atop Nob Hill, San Francisco. Tickets ($50 general/$45 subscribers) can be purchased by calling (415) 392-4400 or online at www.bayareacabaret.org. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre's HANDS ON A HARDBODY Begins TonightUnicorn Theatre's HANDS ON A HARDBODY Begins Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2014

Hands on a Hardbody is a new rock musical about 10 Texans whose new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end and armed with nothing but hope and ambition, they'll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. In this hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. (more...)

Four 'Mos Prod. Presents PROVIDENCE, Oct 9-26Four 'Mos Prod. Presents PROVIDENCE, Oct 9-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

Four 'Mos Productions will present PROVIDENCE, by David A. Gill, for a limited run, October 9 - 26, at Roy Arias Stage IV. Gill's first full-length play, PROVIDENCE was produced at Transient Theater in Chicago & has since gone through a series of workshops before this New York premiere. Directed by Tom Wallace, the show has Set, Light & Sound Design by Charles Kirby & Costume Design by Jonathan Michaud. Kristen Alberda serves as Stage Manager. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 LineupStephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, enters its 11th season this fall with a sparkling lineup at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room. The new season features a star-studded lineup of performers making their Bay Area Cabaret debuts, as well as the return of a few favorites. The season kicks off today, September 27, 2014 with a tribute to songwriter Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt), starring Mr. Schwartz, SNL's Ana Gasteyer, Broadway's Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. The season continues November 2 with Tony winner Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby!, Beulah, Roots) and December 7 with Andrew Lloyd Webber protege and star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera and Little Mermaid Sierra Boggess. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Neil Simon's BAREFOOT IN THE PARK Entertains on the Hanover StageBWW Reviews: Neil Simon's BAREFOOT IN THE PARK Entertains on the Hanover Stage
by Marakay Rogers - Sep 21, 2014

Neil Simon's first odd couple is on stage at Hanover, and the laughs are gentle but plentiful. (more...)

BWW Reviews: A 'Just Sensational' MAME Plays at AllenberryBWW Reviews: A 'Just Sensational' MAME Plays at Allenberry
by Marakay Rogers - Sep 17, 2014

Dann Dunn and cast give Central Pennsylvania a production that revives the Old South,Jerry Herman, and audience spirits (more...)

BWW Reviews:  Theatre Memphis Nudges Us to Buy Halloween Candy Early with THE ADDAMS FAMILYBWW Reviews: Theatre Memphis Nudges Us to Buy Halloween Candy Early with THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by Joseph Baker - Sep 1, 2014

There's Nothing Dead About Theatre Memphis' Ghoulishly Delightful Production of THE ADDAMS FAMILY (more...)

Four 'Mos Prod. Presents PROVIDENCE, Now thru Oct 26Four 'Mos Prod. Presents PROVIDENCE, Now thru Oct 26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Four 'Mos Productions will present PROVIDENCE, by David A. Gill, for a limited run, today, October 9 - 26, at Roy Arias Stage IV. Gill's first full-length play, PROVIDENCE was produced at Transient Theater in Chicago & has since gone through a series of workshops before this New York premiere. Directed by Tom Wallace, the show has Set, Light & Sound Design by Charles Kirby & Costume Design by Jonathan Michaud. Kristen Alberda serves as Stage Manager. (more...)

Lake Worth Playhouse to Present MAME, Begin. 10/9Lake Worth Playhouse to Present MAME, Begin. 10/9
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Mame Dennis, whose famous motto is 'Life is a banquet and most poor sons of bitches are starving to death.'Her fabulous life with her wealthy friends is interrupted when the young son of her late brother arrives to live with her. They cope with the Depression in a series of adventures. Known for its lavish costumes and memorable songs, We Need a Little Christmas, It's Today, Bosom Buddies and of courseMame. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Lisa Ann Goldsmith, Torie Wiggins and More in The Loft Theatre's MAMEPhoto Flash: First Look at Lisa Ann Goldsmith, Torie Wiggins and More in The Loft Theatre's MAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2014

The Human Race Theatre Company, Dayton's only professional regional theatre company, launches its 28th season next September with a richly diverse 6-play combination of productions on its Eichelberger Loft Series. 'Selecting the season is one of the hardest, yet most exciting parts of my job,' says Producing Artistic DirectorKevin Moore. 'Thanks to a wonderful committee of readers, I am able to hand select just the right shows for our audience. It's a season for everyone, with something old and something new; something funny, and something blue.' (more...)

MAME Runs Now thru 11/23 at The Loft TheatreMAME Runs Now thru 11/23 at The Loft Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

The Human Race Theatre Company continues its winning streak of re-imaging large-scale musicals with the Broadway hit Mame. Producing Artistic Director Kevin Moore takes on directing duties and looks to catch the same magic that made recent small-scale productions of Oliver! and Fiddler on the Roof such outstanding successes in the 212-seat Loft Theatre. The show centers around Mame Dennis, a well-to-do eccentric without a care until she becomes the guardian of her ten-year-old nephew, Patrick. Now it's up to her to open new windows and show the boy worlds he never knew existed. Through the Roaring 20s and the Great Depression, Mame teaches Patrick how to 'live, live, live'-whether he's willing or not. It's the dazzling musical that proves life's a banquet, featuring the classic songs 'We Need a Little Christmas,' 'It's Today,' 'Bosom Buddies' and, of course, 'Mame.' (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Human Race Theatre Company's MAME, Beginning TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Human Race Theatre Company's MAME, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

The Human Race Theatre Company continues its winning streak of re-imaging large-scale musicals with the Broadway hit Mame. Producing Artistic Director Kevin Moore takes on directing duties and looks to catch the same magic that made recent small-scale productions of Oliver! and Fiddler on the Roof such outstanding successes in the 212-seat Loft Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Creators Joel Paley and Marvin Laird Discuss the Return of RUTHLESS! THE MUSICALBWW Interview: Creators Joel Paley and Marvin Laird Discuss the Return of RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL
by Louisa Brady - Oct 28, 2014

Creators of RUTHLESS! THE MUSICAL Joel Paley and Marvin Laird discuss the current limited engagement of the musical at Stage 72 at the Triad. (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- ON THE TOWN's Allison GuinnTHE FRIDAY SIX: Q&As with Your Favorite Broadway Stars- ON THE TOWN's Allison Guinn
by BWW Staff - Oct 17, 2014

In this week's edition, we caught up with Allison Guinn, who is starring as 'Lucy Schmeeler' in ON THE TOWN- currently playing at the Lyric Theatre. (more...)

MAME Runs 10/30-11/23 at The Loft TheatreMAME Runs 10/30-11/23 at The Loft Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

The Human Race Theatre Company continues its winning streak of re-imaging large-scale musicals with the Broadway hit Mame. Producing Artistic Director Kevin Moore takes on directing duties and looks to catch the same magic that made recent small-scale productions of Oliver! and Fiddler on the Roof such outstanding successes in the 212-seat Loft Theatre. The show centers around Mame Dennis, a well-to-do eccentric without a care until she becomes the guardian of her ten-year-old nephew, Patrick. Now it's up to her to open new windows and show the boy worlds he never knew existed. Through the Roaring 20s and the Great Depression, Mame teaches Patrick how to 'live, live, live'-whether he's willing or not. It's the dazzling musical that proves life's a banquet, featuring the classic songs 'We Need a Little Christmas,' 'It's Today,' 'Bosom Buddies' and, of course, 'Mame.' (more...)

Photo Flash: More Production Photos from HTC's MAME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

The Human Race Theatre Company, Dayton's only professional regional theatre company, launches its 28th season next September with a richly diverse 6-play combination of productions on its Eichelberger Loft Series. 'Selecting the season is one of the hardest, yet most exciting parts of my job,' says Producing Artistic Director Kevin Moore. 'Thanks to a wonderful committee of readers, I am able to hand select just the right shows for our audience. It's a season for everyone, with something old and something new; something funny, and something blue.' BroadwayWorld brings more photos from HTC's MAME below! (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skinner to Star in Virginia Rep's MAME This WinterTony Nominee Emily Skinner to Star in Virginia Rep's MAME This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of the award-winning musical, Mame, at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street on Friday, November 21 with a Preview on Thursday, November 20. The show runs through January 11, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Stacy Sullivan Honors Piano Jazz Legend Marian McPartland With Enchanting and Enlightening Performance at Don't Tell MamaBWW Reviews: Stacy Sullivan Honors Piano Jazz Legend Marian McPartland With Enchanting and Enlightening Performance at Don't Tell Mama
by Billie Roe - Nov 30, 2014

Stacy Sullivan tells the audience she became interested in Marian McPartland when she was asked to sing at her memorial in 2013. With her show last Saturday night at Don't Tell Mama, On The Air: Songs for Marian McPartland (which enjoyed a late September run of four shows at the York Theatre), the multi MAC-award winning Sullivan has created a beautifully crafted, biographically-driven show featuring the original music, the history, and the life of a jazz icon, who was best known for hosting Piano Jazz on National Public Radio from 1978-2011. Now Stacy Sullivan has made us all interested in the amazing Marian McPartland. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Emily Skinner and More in Virginia Rep's MAMEPhoto Flash: First Look at Emily Skinner and More in Virginia Rep's MAME
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre presents the award-winning musical, Mame, at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street, running through January 11, 2014. Mame is based on the novel, Auntie Mame, by Patrick Dennis with a book by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee and unforgettable music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. The show originally opened on Broadway in 1966 and starred Angela Lansbury and Beatrice Arthur. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Tony Nominee Emily Skinner Stars in Virginia Rep's MAME, Beginning TonightTony Nominee Emily Skinner Stars in Virginia Rep's MAME, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of the award-winning musical, Mame, at the Sara Belle and Neil November Theatre, 114 West Broad Street on Friday, November 21 with a preview tonight, November 20. The show runs through January 11, 2014. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Begins Tonight at The EngemanA CHRISTMAS STORY Begins Tonight at The Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the musical adaptation of the iconic holiday classic - A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL. Performances begin tonight, November 20th at 8:00pm and run through January 4, 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews:  ATG's  SIZE MATTERS at Hamilton Stage, Insightful and HumorousBWW Reviews: ATG's SIZE MATTERS at Hamilton Stage, Insightful and Humorous
by Michael T. Mooney - Nov 18, 2014

American Theater Group is now presenting 'Size Matters' at the Hamilton Stage of Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway through November 23rd. This one man show stars Raymond McAnally who also stars in the production. Metropolitan area audiences should not miss the opportunity to see this thoughtful, humorous and important play. (more...)

Adobe Theater to Present THE NIGHT THOREAU SPENT IN JAILAdobe Theater to Present THE NIGHT THOREAU SPENT IN JAIL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

The Adobe Theater's first production of 2015 is The Night Thoreau Spent In Jail, by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee (authors of "Inherit The Wind"; "Auntie Mame"; and "First Monday In October"). The play is based on Henry David Thoreau's refusal to pay what he considered a 'war tax' for The Mexican-American War. Writing in the New York Times, theater critic Howard Taubman described the ideological relevance of the play to contemporary audiences by stating 'this play and its protagonist, though they are of the 19th century, are speaking to today's concerns: an unwanted war in another land, civil disobedience, the interdependence of man and nature, education, the role of government, and the governed." (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Begins 11/20 at The EngemanA CHRISTMAS STORY Begins 11/20 at The Engeman
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater has announced the cast and creative team for the musical adaptation of the iconic holiday classic - A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL. Performances begin on Thursday, November 20th at 8:00pm and run through January 4, 2015. (more...)

LEGALLY BLONDE, THE ODD COUPLE, CABARET and More Set for Lake Worth Playhouse's 62nd SeasonLEGALLY BLONDE, THE ODD COUPLE, CABARET and More Set for Lake Worth Playhouse's 62nd Season
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2014

As the oldest performing arts organization in Palm Beach County, The Lake Worth Playhouse is pleased and proud to announce its 62nd season. (more...)

Civic's TONYS & TAPAS Returns 6/8Civic's TONYS & TAPAS Returns 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

On Sunday, June 8, the same day as the nationally televised Tony Awards Ceremony, Civic Theatre of Allentown will present its 4th annual Tonys & Tapas Benefit to raise money for the theatre. Guests will enjoy vocal performances from recent productions, as well as appetizer samplings from some of the Valley's finest restaurants and caterers. There will also be a silent auction, open wine bar, and signature cocktails. The festivities will be held on Sunday, June 9, at 4 - 6:30 PM at Civic's Nineteenth Street Theatre. (more...)

It's Official! Kristin Chenoweth to Return to Broadway with Peter Gallagher in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY in Spring 2015It's Official! Kristin Chenoweth to Return to Broadway with Peter Gallagher in ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2014

It's been rumored, talked about, discussed and we've been reporting on it for what feels like forever -- and now, it's official! Roundabout Theatre Company has announced that it will present Tony & Emmy Award winner Kristin Chenoweth as 'Lily Garland' and Golden Globe & SAG Award winner & Tony nominee Peter Gallagher as 'Oscar Jaffe' in a new Broadway production of the classic musical ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY, directed by Scott Ellis and choreographed by Warren Carlyle. ON THE TWENTIETH CENTURY features music by Cy Coleman and book & lyrics by Betty Comden & Adolph Green. (more...)

Bay Street Theater Announces Upcoming Saturday Nights, Including Poundstone, Lewis and BuschBay Street Theater Announces Upcoming Saturday Nights, Including Poundstone, Lewis and Busch
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2014

Bay Street Theater is pleased to announce three upcoming special Saturday nights beginning Memorial Weekend on May 24 with Paula Poundstone. Richard Lewis will be on stage June 2l and audiences can spend "A Divine Evening with Charles Busch," accompanied by Tom Judson on July 26. All shows start at 8 pm. These special evenings include VIP ticket opportunity to mix and mingle with the artist at a cocktail party either before or following the performance, depending upon the night. Tickets are available on line at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500. (more...)

MAME, SOUTH PACIFIC, LEGALLY BLONDE & More Set for Lake Worth Playhouse's 62nd SeasonMAME, SOUTH PACIFIC, LEGALLY BLONDE & More Set for Lake Worth Playhouse's 62nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

As the oldest performing arts organization in Palm Beach County, The Lake Worth Playhouse has announced its 62nd season. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Buck Creek Players' THE WOMEN, Beg. TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Buck Creek Players' THE WOMEN, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The Buck Creek Players will continue their 40th Anniversary Season 'Fabulous at 40' with Clare Boothe Luce's comedy, The Women, opening tonight, March 21st, and running for two weekends through Sunday, March 30th. Curtain times will be at 8:00 p.m. on Fridays and Saturdays, with 2:30 p.m. matinees offered on Sundays. All performances will be held at the Buck Creek Playhouse on the southeast side of Indianapolis at 11150 Southeastern Avenue. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: 'Cinderella' Dazzles With BeautyBWW Reviews: 'Cinderella' Dazzles With Beauty
by Catherine Kustanczy - Jun 5, 2014

The National Ballet's popular production features dazzling sets, eye-popping costumes, and wondrous choreography. (more...)

Colony Theatre to Open Season with World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING, 7/9 - 8/10Colony Theatre to Open Season with World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING, 7/9 - 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the first production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING by Michelle Kholos Brooks. The production stars Christina Pickles and Bruce Weitz, who between them have a combined total of 14 Emmy nominations, and is directed by Cameron Watson, who has been heralded as "one of our finest contemporary directors" by The Los Angeles Times, while The Wall Street Journal declared his work "the best in the country." (more...)

Colony Theatre Opens Season with World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING TonightColony Theatre Opens Season with World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

The Colony Theatre is thrilled to present the first production of its historic 40thAnniversary season, the World Premiere of FAMILY PLANNING by Michelle Kholos Brooks. The production stars Christina Pickles and Bruce Weitz, who between them have a combined total of 14 Emmy nominations, and is directed by Cameron Watson, who has been heralded as 'one of our finest contemporary directors' by The Los Angeles Times, while The Wall Street Journal declared his work 'the best in the country.' (more...)

Bay Street Theater to Host A DIVINE EVENING WITH CHARLES BUSCH, 7/26Bay Street Theater to Host A DIVINE EVENING WITH CHARLES BUSCH, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2014

Bay Street Theater has announced 'A Divine Evening with Charles Busch,' accompanied by Tom Judson on Saturday, July 26. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Women's Fate in War: RUINED at EverymanBWW Reviews: Women's Fate in War: RUINED at Everyman
by Jack L. B. Gohn - Feb 9, 2015

There is much more to the play than Mama's turn as a sort of Auntie Mame-of-the-Ituri-rainforest. It is also the unflinching story of how, in the words of Salima, men wage war "on [women's] bodies." Particularly in contemporary warfare rape is a form of combat, aimed at destroying societies. The scene in Act Two where Salima describes what happened to her is not only uncomfortable, it is a display of raw theatrical power and a tutorial about the mechanics of social destruction in the wake of rape. (more...)

Ruby Powers to Bring MY FUNNY VALENTINE to Symphony Space on Valentine's DayRuby Powers to Bring MY FUNNY VALENTINE to Symphony Space on Valentine's Day
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Ruby Powers, NYC's most joyous drag queen, returns to Bar Thalia at Symphony Space for a Valentine's Day Evening cabaret of pop songs, standards, and comedy on Saturday, February 14th, from 9:00pm until midnight. (more...)

PHOTO FLASH: Kentwood Players Presents MAME, Opening 3/13 at the Westchester PlayhousePHOTO FLASH: Kentwood Players Presents MAME, Opening 3/13 at the Westchester Playhouse
by Shari Barrett - Feb 16, 2015

MAME, the 1966 multiple Tony Award winning musical, based on the biographical novel Auntie Mame: An Irreverent Escapade by Patrick Dennis and subsequent play and film Auntie Mame by Jerome Lawrence and Robert E. Lee, is a wonderful, warm, and witty narrative enhanced with Jerry Herman's evocative, lively, and sentimental music and lyrics. Bohemian Mame Dennis is a larger-than-life personality living in New York City during the Great Depression. Mame has a collection of eccentric, wealthy society friends and her life is one endless party; that is until her young nephew Patrick "walks into her life." (more...)

BWW Reviews: Moonbox Makes Merry With Musical Mash-upBWW Reviews: Moonbox Makes Merry With Musical Mash-up
by Nancy Grossman - Dec 8, 2014

Moonbox Productions opens its fifth season with THE MUSICAL OF MUSICALS (THE MUSICAL!), with seamless direction and choreography by Rachel Bertone and music direction by Dan Rodriguez. Paying homage to the stylings of five giants of musical theater, there's something for everyone in this satirical songfest. It's a totally enjoyable night at the theater that will make your spirits bright. (more...)

Wick Theatre's MAME, Starring Leslie Uggams, Begins Performances TomorrowWick Theatre's MAME, Starring Leslie Uggams, Begins Performances Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2014

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Leslie Uggams (Roots, Hallelujah, Baby!) will open a new window this holiday season when she stars in Jerry Herman's glorious musical MAME at the Wick Theatre in Boca Raton, Florida. Based on the 1955 novel Auntie Mame by Patrick Dennis, this Tony Award-nominated classic is filled with irresistible songs including 'Open a New Window,' 'We Need a Little Christmas,' 'Bosom Buddies' and 'If He Walked into My Life.' The book is by Jerome Lawrence and Robert Edwin Lee with music and lyrics by Jerry Herman. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE Offers Cautionary Tale About the Power of EducatorsBWW Reviews: THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE Offers Cautionary Tale About the Power of Educators
by Frank Benge - Dec 3, 2014

THE PRIME OF MISS JEAN BRODIE is a 1961 novel by Muriel Spark and a 1966 stage play, based on the novel, by Jay Presson Allen that was turned into a film in 1968. Miss Brodie, a teacher at the Marcia Blaine School for Girls in Edinburgh, states her motto: 'I am in the business of putting old heads on young shoulders, and all my pupils are the creme de la creme. Give me a girl at an impressionable age, and she is mine for life.' Jean Brodie stands as one of theater's most charismatic warpers of young minds; a self-deluded Scottish schoolteacher and a passionate advocate of questionable causes (like Fascism) deemed by most to be subjects unsuitable for children in the 1930's. The story is part of a long line of books and movies about forward-thinking and eccentric teachers who have a great deal of influence on their students. Set against the backdrop of fascism and the Spanish Civil War, the story is told through a series of flashbacks. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CORTES ALEXANDER Returns to Sterling's with a Bag Full of Surprises for a SWELL NOELBWW Reviews: CORTES ALEXANDER Returns to Sterling's with a Bag Full of Surprises for a SWELL NOEL
by Don Grigware - Dec 24, 2014

On Monday December 22 the terribly amusing song stylist Cortes Alexander presented his annual Swell Noel to an uber packed house at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal. Alexander has such frenetic energy and charm that, and I've said this before, you just want to wrap him up. What a joyous Christmas present...and with his two glorious backup singers, the Swell Girls Melissa Bailey and Julie Gar (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Leslie Uggams and More in Wick Theatre's MAME in Boca RatonPhoto Flash: First Look at Leslie Uggams and More in Wick Theatre's MAME in Boca Raton
by BWW News Desk - Dec 23, 2014

Tony and Emmy Award-winning actress and singer Leslie Uggams (Roots, Hallelujah, Baby!) will open a new window this holiday season when she stars in Jerry Herman's glorious musical MAME at the Wick Theatre in Boca Raton, Florida. Scroll down for a first look at Uggams and the company in action! (more...)

Settecasi Productions Presents UNCLE GIFF'S CHRISTMAS SPECIAL This WeekendSettecasi Productions Presents UNCLE GIFF'S CHRISTMAS SPECIAL This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

Settecasi Productions announces the world-premiere production of Uncle Giff's Christmas Special, a new holiday theatrical event written and directed by Gianfranco Settecasi, from today, December 18th through the 21st, at the legendary Gene Frankel Theatre, in the East Village. (more...)

BroadwayWorld's Holiday Roundup 2014- Small Screen Edition!BroadwayWorld's Holiday Roundup 2014- Small Screen Edition!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 17, 2014

The holiday season is here at last, and in just weeks, the world will be spreading the yuletide cheer by decking the halls, wrapping the gifts and sipping the eggnog. There are plenty of ways to join in the spirit, but for theatre fans, there is even more to celebrate, as our favorite holiday programming and performances will be presented across all platforms this December. Whether you'd like to check out your favorite Christmas musical on stage, tune in for a festive concert on TV, or buy a movie ticket to a big holiday release, Broadway is everywhere this season... and BroadwayWorld has a complete guide of where to find it! Below, check out our all-inclusive Holiday Roundup for 2014! (more...)

Settecasi Productions to Present UNCLE GIFF'S CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, 12/18-21Settecasi Productions to Present UNCLE GIFF'S CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, 12/18-21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

Settecasi Productions announces the world-premiere production of Uncle Giff's Christmas Special, a new holiday theatrical event written and directed by Gianfranco Settecasi, from December 18th through the 21st, at the legendary Gene Frankel Theatre, in the East Village. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 LineupStephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, enters its 11th season this fall with a sparkling lineup at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room. The new season features a star-studded lineup of performers making their Bay Area Cabaret debuts, as well as the return of a few favorites. The season kicks off on Saturday, September 27, 2014 with a tribute to songwriter Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt), starring Mr. Schwartz, SNL's Ana Gasteyer, Broadway's Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. The season continues November 2 with Tony winner Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby!, Beulah, Roots) and December 7 with Andrew Lloyd Webber protege and star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera and Little Mermaid Sierra Boggess. (more...)

Tony Winner Leslie Uggams Comes to the Venetian Room with CLASSIC UGGAMS, 11/2Tony Winner Leslie Uggams Comes to the Venetian Room with CLASSIC UGGAMS, 11/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret is honored to present Tony and Emmy Award winning actress/singer Leslie Uggams in her first Bay Area concert in more than two decades CLASSIC UGGAMS. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre to Present HANDS ON A HARDBODY, 9/3-28Unicorn Theatre to Present HANDS ON A HARDBODY, 9/3-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Hands on a Hardbody is a new rock musical about 10 Texans whose new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end and armed with nothing but hope and ambition, they'll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. In this hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. (more...)

Runaway Stage Productions' 2015 to Include NEXT TO NORMAL, SWEENEY TODD & MoreRunaway Stage Productions' 2015 to Include NEXT TO NORMAL, SWEENEY TODD & More
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Runaway Stage Productions (RSP) announces its 2015 season, highlighted at a Season Preview Gala on September 14. (more...)

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