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Dave is a young Irish boy seeking the big time in London. Set amid hedonistic gay culture, straight Dave learns that things are not as straightforward as they seem.

The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2013

The Dallas Opera has announced the opening production of their 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: Georges Bizet's colorful, sensual and passionate 19th century masterpiece, CARMEN, one of the most beloved and popular works in the entire opera canon. (more...)

Uptown Players Presents U.S. Premiere of CLOSER TO HEAVEN 10/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2010

Uptown Players closes its 2010 season with the U.S. premiere of the Pet Shop Boys musical, Closer to Heaven at the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater, former home of the Dallas Theater Center. (more...)

Pet Shop Boys Come To Hennepin Theatre Trust's State Theatre 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

Pet Shop Boys, the innovative British, electronic-dance music duo of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe with more than 50 million recordings sold worldwide, will perform at 8 p.m. at Hennepin Theatre Trust's State Theatre, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 27, at 1 p.m. Visit www.HennepinTheatreTrust.org or call 1-800-982-2787 for tickets or more information. (more...)

Pet Shop Boys Come To Hennepin Theatre Trust's State Theatre 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2009

Pet Shop Boys, the innovative British, electronic-dance music duo of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe with more than 50 million recordings sold worldwide, will perform at 8 p.m. at Hennepin Theatre Trust's State Theatre, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009. Visit www.HennepinTheatreTrust.org or call 1-800-982-2787 for tickets or more information. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - 11/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

The Dallas Opera has announced the opening production of their 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: Georges Bizet's colorful, sensual and passionate 19th century masterpiece, CARMEN, one of the most beloved and popular works in the entire opera canon. (more...)

Uptown Players Presents U.S. Premiere of CLOSER TO HEAVEN 10/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2010

Uptown Players closes its 2010 season with the U.S. premiere of the Pet Shop Boys musical, Closer to Heaven at the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater, former home of the Dallas Theater Center. (more...)

Uptown Players Presents U.S. Premiere of CLOSER TO HEAVEN 10/1-24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2010

Uptown Players closes its 2010 season with the U.S. premiere of the Pet Shop Boys musical, Closer to Heaven at the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater, former home of the Dallas Theater Center. (more...)

The Dallas Opera Presents CARMEN, 10/25 - Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2013

The Dallas Opera has announced the opening production of their 2013-2014 “By Love Transformed” Season: Georges Bizet's colorful, sensual and passionate 19th century masterpiece, CARMEN, one of the most beloved and popular works in the entire opera canon. (more...)

2009 Tony Award Nominees: 'Best Choreography'
by BWW News Desk - May 6, 2009

BroadwayWorld Presents The 2009 Tony Award Nominees: 'Best Choreography' (more...)

CORRIE! Comes to Stoke-on-Trent's Regent Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2011

Corrie! Is a brand new play specially commissioned by ITV to celebrate Britain's longest-running and most-loved soap. (more...)

BroadwayWorld.com's On This Day - May 31, 2010
by - May 31, 2010

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on May 31 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Uptown Players Presents DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS 4/23-5/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2010

Uptown Players continues its ninth season with the regional premiere of the musical comedy, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, at the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater, former home of the Dallas Theater Center. (more...)

Little Shop of Horrors Transfers to the West End March 6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2007

The West End transfer of the Menier Chocolate Factory revival of Little Shop of Horrors begins previews March 6, and will officially open at London's Duke of York's Theatre March 12. (more...)

Eric Woolfson's SOMEWHERE IN THE AUDIENCE Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2013

ERIC WOOLFSON'S SOMEWHERE IN THE AUDIENCE is set for release today, 18th March 2013 on Limelight Records. The alumb will be released on the anniversary of what would have been the late Eric Woolfson's 68th birthday. 'Somewhere in the Audience' is a compilation of music from four of Eric's musicals 'GAUDI', 'GAMBLER', 'POE' and 'DANCING SHADOWS'. (more...)

Kneehigh to Return to St. Ann's Warehouse with THE WILD BRIDE, 2/23-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh and director Emma Rice for the New York premiere of The Wild Bride. In this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale 'The Girl Without Hands,' narrated by Satan himself, a father accidentally sells his daughter to the Devil. When our heroine cleverly escapes, a lyrical love story laced with devilish humor unfolds. The production features a bluegrass score by longtime Kneehigh composer Stu Barker, performed by live musicians and the cast. (more...)

2009 Tony Award Winner: Peter Darling For 'Best Choreography'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2009

BroadwayWorld Congratulates Peter Darling, 2009 Tony Award Winner, 'Best Choreography' (more...)

CORRIE! Comes to Stoke-on-Trent's Regent Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2011

Corrie! Is a brand new play specially commissioned by ITV to celebrate Britain's longest-running and most-loved soap. (more...)

Uptown Players Present REGRETS ONLY 6/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2010

Uptown Players continues its ninth season with the regional premiere of Paul Rudnick's latest comedy, Regrets Only at the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater, former home of the Dallas Theater Center. In Paul Rudnick's Neil Simon-esque comedy, the jokes fly fast and furious as the main characters navigate the complications of modern marriage, friendship and squandered riches. (more...)

Uptown Players Present REGRETS ONLY 6/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2010

Uptown Players continues its ninth season with the regional premiere of Paul Rudnick's latest comedy, Regrets Only at the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater, former home of the Dallas Theater Center. In Paul Rudnick's Neil Simon-esque comedy, the jokes fly fast and furious as the main characters navigate the complications of modern marriage, friendship and squandered riches. (more...)

Photo Coverage: The Spice Girls Musical VIVA FOREVER - The Launch!
by BWW - Jun 26, 2012

Judy Craymer, producer of the global smash-hit musical phenomenon MAMMA MIA! has announced that the new musical, VIVA FOREVER! will open at the PICCADILLY THEATRE in London's West End in perfect time for Christmas. VIVA FOREVER! will preview from Tuesday 27 November and officially open on Tuesday 11 December 2012. All of the pop group's original stars were on hand today to celebrate the new musical's launch, and you can check out photos from the event below! (more...)

Pet Shop Boys Come To Hennepin Theatre Trust's State Theatre 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2009

Pet Shop Boys, the innovative British, electronic-dance music duo of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe with more than 50 million recordings sold worldwide, will perform at 8 p.m. at Hennepin Theatre Trust's State Theatre, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 27, at 1 p.m. Visit www.HennepinTheatreTrust.org or call 1-800-982-2787 for tickets or more information. (more...)

BWW Reviews: CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES - Top of Your 'Must-See' List
by Jimmy Ferraro - Jun 18, 2014

Definitely see "Church Basement Ladies" and this incredible new space. ...the outstanding performances, character bonding and the truths of these four women will resonate. The sold-out audience was enthralled the night I went, appreciative at seeing professional performers shining on a brand new stage. As for the Jimmy Ferraro Studio Theatre, it looks like it will be a New Port Richey touchstone for a long time to come. And with that, we all would like to say to Mr. Ferraro as well as to the cast and crew of "Church Basement Ladies": Welcome home! (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY THE MUSICAL Set for London Palladium, June 2013; Mendes, Greig, Shaiman, Wittman & More on Team
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2012

Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures, Neal Street Productions and Kevin McCormick today announced that their production of Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory will open at the London Palladium in June 2013 after a preview period. The new stage musical will be directed by Sam Mendes, with a book by David Greig and new songs from Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman. (more...)

Uptown Players Present REGRETS ONLY 6/11-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2010

Uptown Players continues its ninth season with the regional premiere of Paul Rudnick's latest comedy, Regrets Only at the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater, former home of the Dallas Theater Center. In Paul Rudnick's Neil Simon-esque comedy, the jokes fly fast and furious as the main characters navigate the complications of modern marriage, friendship and squandered riches. (more...)

Uptown Players Announce Their 2010 Season And Capital Campaign Updates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2009

Uptown Players, a professional theatre group located in the Uptown/Oak Lawn area of Dallas, has announced its 2010 season, which will feature the United States premiere of Closer to Heaven, regional premieres of Dirty Rotten Scoundrels and Regrets Only, as well as the recent Broadway hit Equus and the hysterical musical revue Forbidden Broadway's Greatest Hits. (more...)

Stage West presents Melissa James Gibson's New Play This 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2011

I'm Just Feeling a sudden sense of urgency mixed with intense exhaustion That's called middle age Alan Uh I am not Middle-aged That's also called middle age (more...)

Kneehigh to Return to St. Ann's Warehouse with THE WILD BRIDE, 2/23-3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh and director Emma Rice for the New York premiere of The Wild Bride. In this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale 'The Girl Without Hands,' narrated by Satan himself, a father accidentally sells his daughter to the Devil. When our heroine cleverly escapes, a lyrical love story laced with devilish humor unfolds. The production features a bluegrass score by longtime Kneehigh composer Stu Barker, performed by live musicians and the cast. (more...)

Stage West presents Melissa James Gibson's New Play This 1/13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2011

I'm Just Feeling a sudden sense of urgency mixed with intense exhaustion That's called middle age Alan Uh I am not Middle-aged That's also called middle age (more...)

TONY'S HOLD POST - MATILDA's Peter Darling Wins Tony for Best Choreography
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

Peter Darling has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Choreography for MATILDA THE MUSICAL. (more...)

TONY'S HOLD POST - MATILDA's Chris Nightingale Wins Tony for Best Orchestration
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

Chris Nightingale has won the 2013 Tony Award for Best Orchestration for MATILDA THE MUSICAL. (more...)

Eric Woolfson's SOMEWHERE IN THE AUDIENCE Set for March 18 Release
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2013

ERIC WOOLFSON'S SOMEWHERE IN THE AUDIENCE is set for release 18th March 2013 on Limelight Records. The alumb will be released on the anniversary of what would have been the late Eric Woolfson's 68th birthday. 'Somewhere in the Audience' is a compilation of music from four of Eric's musicals 'GAUDI', 'GAMBLER', 'POE' and 'DANCING SHADOWS'. (more...)

Kneehigh Returns to St. Ann's Warehouse with THE WILD BRIDE, Now thru 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2013

St. Ann's Warehouse welcomes back Kneehigh and director Emma Rice for the New York premiere of The Wild Bride. In this adaptation of the Brothers Grimm fairy tale 'The Girl Without Hands,' narrated by Satan himself, a father accidentally sells his daughter to the Devil. When our heroine cleverly escapes, a lyrical love story laced with devilish humor unfolds. The production features a bluegrass score by longtime Kneehigh composer Stu Barker, performed by live musicians and the cast. (more...)

FIRST LISTEN: Tom Cruise's Son, Connor Debuts First Single, 'Closer to Heaven'
by Movies News Desk - Aug 9, 2013

Cruise launches his career in the music industry with his first single, 'Closer to Heaven.' Get a first listen here! (more...)

Pet Shop Boys Come To Hennepin Theatre Trust's State Theatre 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2009

Pet Shop Boys, the innovative British, electronic-dance music duo of Neil Tennant and Chris Lowe with more than 50 million recordings sold worldwide, will perform at 8 p.m. at Hennepin Theatre Trust's State Theatre, Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2009. Visit www.HennepinTheatreTrust.org or call 1-800-982-2787 for tickets or more information. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Boulder's Dinner Theatre Presents Adorable Performances in CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES
by Michael Mulhern - Apr 30, 2013

Based on the humorous novel Growing Up Lutheran by Janet Letnes Martin and Suzann Nelson, CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES is dishing up laughs at Boulder's Dinner Theatre now through May 12th. CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES features four distinct characters and their relationships as they organize the food and confront the problems in a rural Minnesota church. From the elderly matriarch to the young bride?to?be learning the proper order of things, the story and music give us a touching yet funny look at their lives as we see them handle a record breaking Christmas dinner, the funeral of a dear friend, a Hawaiian Easter Fundraiser, and a steaming hot July wedding. (more...)

Uptown Players Presents DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS 4/23-5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2010

Uptown Players continues its ninth season with the regional premiere of the musical comedy, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, at the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater, former home of the Dallas Theater Center. (more...)

Uptown Players Presents DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS 4/23-5/16
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2010

Uptown Players continues its ninth season with the regional premiere of the musical comedy, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels, at the historic Kalita Humphreys Theater, former home of the Dallas Theater Center. (more...)

Notes From New York Hits The West End
by Carrie Dunn - Apr 1, 2009

The Last 5 Years and tick, tick...Boom! arrive at the Duchess Theatre (more...)

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