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Off-Broadway Musical Bursts Onto the Belgrade's Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

This April, the Belgrade Theatre Coventry will present the European premiere production of The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin, the award-winning off-Broadway musical by Kirsten Childs. This new production is co-produced with Theatre Royal Stratford East where it is currently enjoying a successful run and has received critical acclaim. (more...)

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Establishes Groundbreaking Resident Artist Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT), the country's oldest professional theatre for young audiences, is proud to announce that it is accepting submissions for its very first Resident Artist Company.  The nine-member troupe will receive a full-time salary with benefits.  Each member of the Resident Artist Company will be guaranteed four to five performance projects each year and participate in touring, teaching, new works development and arts administration. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Arthur Pita and Headspacedance Present STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER
by Roy Tan - Mar 3, 2017

Stepmother leads us into a menacing world where macabre folklore meets the terrifying grotesque. Fairy Tales distort into nightmares as familiar characters from Snow White to Hansel and Gretel are pursued by a force of monstrous and abusive stepmothers. (more...)

Scoop: ROSEWOOD on FOX - Friday, March 31, 2017
by - Mar 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on ROSEWOOD, airing on FOX on Friday, March 31, 2017! (more...)

Theater Works Presents the Side-Splitting Shenanigans of ONCE UPON A MATTRESS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

Theater Works brings a grand collaboration between MasterWorks and YouthWorks for the musical comedy Once Upon a Mattress, a hilarious retelling of The Princess and the Pea. The original Broadway production marked the debut of Carol Burnett, who originated the role of Princess Winnifred. (more...)

Brian Mulay's THE LOVE CURRICULUM Cabaret Musical Headed to Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Mulay Initiatives presents The Love Curriculum, an entertaining evening of song and dance exploring our universal journey in the pursuit of love, written and performed by Brian Mulay (Yank, A New Musical).   (more...)

City Parks Foundation presents THE PRINCESS, THE EMPEROR, AND THE DUCK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

City Parks Foundation is proud to present The Princess, The Emperor, and The Duck: Three Classic Tales of Hans Christian Andersen at Central Park's historic Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre this Spring. (more...)

San Francisco Opera Education Presents UP IN THE MOUNTAIN, 4/19-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

San Francisco Opera Education presents Up in the Mountains, an interactive performance created for infants to 3 year olds with accompanying parent(s) or guardian(s). Up in the Mountains combines words, song, gesture and visual media to tell a story inspired by Fairy Tales. (more...)

J.E. Foughner Releases IMAGINE THAT!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

'Imagine That!': a visionary journey explaining how the world is being shaped from imagination every day. On the other hand, spontaneous and creative thought in a young mind is rapidly being replaced by technology instead of individual and innovative ideas. This story will help young ones take a step forward into a thought provoking and creative world. (more...)

Contra Costa Civic Theatre Announces Its 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Contra Costa Civic Theatre (CCCT) today announced its 58th Main Stage season, including two blockbuster musicals, two plays with very different views of family, and a wildly theatrical version of Grimm's Fairy Tales. (more...)

BWW Review: HUNTED by Meagan Spooner
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 17, 2017


by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), are thrilled to present the US premiere of thecine-performance Snow White or the Fall of the Berlin Wall from French theater group La Cordonnerie on Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19 at 2pm at FIAF's Florence Gould Hall, 55 East 59th Street (between Madison & Park Avenue). (more...)

Vancouver Opera Festival Announces Three Productions - DEAD MAN WALKING, OTHELLO and THE MARRIAGE OF FIGARO
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Three dazzling new opera productions are at the core of the inaugural Vancouver Opera Festival, April 28 to May 13, 2017. (more...)

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Establishes Groundbreaking Resident Artist Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati (TCT), the country's oldest professional theatre for young audiences, is proud to announce that it is accepting submissions for its very first Resident Artist Company.  The nine-member troupe will receive a full-time salary with benefits.  Each member of the Resident Artist Company will be guaranteed four to five performance projects each year and participate in touring, teaching, new works development and arts administration. (more...)

BWW Review: Top 10 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Retellings
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 14, 2017

Since we're celebrating A Week of Beauty and the Beast all week, of COURSE I want to tell you about my ten favorite retellings! Dive into these great novels while you count down to the new movie! Are you ready to see what I've come up with? (more...)

by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Mar 13, 2017

This week, in celebration of the release of Disney's brand-new live-action movie Beauty and the Beast, I'm going to be posting reviews of beloved novels retelling this story both here at Broadway World as well as on my personal book review blog A Backwards Story. Jana from That Artsy Reader Girl is also posting throughout the week. We'll both be posting every day on our personal blogs, and I'll have a few posts here at BWW as well so that we can all join in on fun! (more...)

Michael Jackson Tribute, Jurassic Adventures and More Set for March at St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

March is shaping up to be a marvellous month at St Helens Theatre Royal as a huge variety of shows take to the stage this spring, promising entertainment for all ages. (more...)

Billy Hough's SCREAM ALONG WITH BILLY: RADICAL DAYS Debuts April 16th at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Notorious punk rock/cabaret performer Billy Hough will debut his latest "Scream Along With Billy" presentation at Joe's Pub at 425 Lafayette Street in Manhattan on Sunday, April 16th at 9:30pm. The new show, "Scream Along With Billy: Radical Days' will feature Billy Hough and Susan Goldberg returning to Joe's Pub with a 'guide to surviving' these impossible times. (more...)

Cast Set for First New York Revival of A.A. Milne's THE LUCKY ONE at Mint Theater Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Coming up next for Mint Theater Company will be the first ever New York revival of The Lucky One by A.A. Milne. Performances begin April 14th and continue through June 25th at the Beckett Theater at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Opening Night is set for May 18th. (more...)

BWW Review: American Ballet Theatre's Exquisite SWAN LAKE
by Andrew White - Jan 30, 2017

As with all classic ballets in order to bring it to the stage you must breathe new life into it, and create a narrative that balances fidelity to the original with the genius of the modern choreographer. Not to mention the unique talents and personalities of each dancer. Kevin McKenzie, ABT's Artistic Director, brings this 19th-century classic into the 21st century with great sensitivity, but also with a sense of fun and celebration. (more...)

Explore The World Without Leaving NYC!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

Tickets Now on Sale! From playful pandas to body-swapping teens, to runaway house casts and shape-shifting teachers, we've got something for everyone. (more...)

THE EVIL THAT MEN DO by Michael Sanders is Released
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2017

CORAL GABLES, Fla., Jan. 25, 2017 /PRNewswire-iReach/ Book Release Event at Books & Books, Coral Gables, Florida. (more...)

StevenSteven to Release Debut Album of Children's Songs This February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

Steve Burns (the original host of Blue's Clues) and Steven Drozd (The Flaming Lips' multi-instrumentalist and multi-Grammy winner) have joined forces as STEVENSTEVEN to record their debut album of children's songs (more...)

BabsonARTS Announces Spring Programming
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2017

BabsonARTS announces its roster of programming for the winter and spring of 2017, including a world premiere play, a number of esteemed guest artists, and a range of visual and performing arts events.  All events take place on the campus of Babson College, 231 Forest Street in Wellesley, MA, and are open to the public. (more...)

BWW Review: They're Ba-a-a-ack: It's Winter Panto-time!
by Nancy Grossman - Jan 19, 2017

WINTER PANTO 2017: THE PRINCESS & THE PEA is served with a generous portion of political satire. What better villains than orange-haired Queen Clump and her alt-right hand man Stompundstammer? The best jokes go over their heads, but definitely bring the kids to this loosey-goosey fantasy world of fun and frolic. (more...)

Highland Park Players Presents A FAIRY TALE ADVENTURE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2017

Highland Park Players Theater for Young Audiences presents its newest production of A Fairy Tale Adventure at Edgewood Auditorium, 929 Edgewood Road, Highland Park, on Saturdays and Sundays, February 11, 12, 18, and 19, at 11:00 am and 1:00 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: Innovative INTO THE WOODS Examines 'Happily Ever After' at Connor Palace
by Roy Berko - Jan 16, 2017

Contemporary musical theater and jazz, are two major contributions to the arts of the world that have come from the United States. Originally filled with escapist reviews and song and dance shows, with no story or purpose other than to entertain, the American musical has evolved into a format to tell tales of importance (HAMILTON), highlight sociological and societal changes (HAIR) and make pleas for understanding (RENT). (more...)

Announcing Raleigh Little Theatre's 2017-18 Season!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Raleigh Little Theatre's 2017 - 2018 Season of shows feature characters who are true Groundbreakers. They are faced with huge obstacles that force them to question their beliefs and the world around them. And in their quests to overcome their obstacles, we have the opportunity to ask ourselves what we would do in the same situation.  (more...)

STEGOSAURUS Play Comes at Etcetera Theatre in Camden
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2017

'And so I wake up, and I think; 'Today is going to be a good day. I'll do anything, anything to make my life better. It's time to take care of myself, to take care of me. Myself' (more...)

Crosspath Theatre with Tilt Presents ROLL OVER ATLANTIC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

One of Britain's foremost cross-cultural voices and winner of the Queen's Gold Medal for Poetry, Caribbean-British poet John Agard performs a quirky reimagining of the notorious voyage of Christopher Columbus. (more...)

Sarasota Opera Announces 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Sarasota Opera announced its 2017/18 Fall and Winter Festival Season today at a press conference held on the Sarasota Opera House main stage in Sarasota, FL. The event was overseen by Maestro Victor DeRenzi, artistic director and principal conductor, and Richard Russell, Executive Director. (more...)

Top Books in Honor of Queen Elizabeth's Sapphire Jubilee
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her Sapphire Jubilee, marking the 65th anniversary of the monarch's accession to the throne. (more...)

Gary and LeeAnne Dyck Share MIRACLES
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Gary and LeeAnne Dyck's new book, Miracles: Your Impossible Is Possible! ($12.99, paperback, 9781498495400; $6.99, eBook, 9781498495417) helps readers see that nothing is impossible for God and that he wants to show the world he exists, that he cares about everyone, and that he will intervene in their lives in miraculous ways. This book is a true account of some of the many miraculous ways God intervened in the natural order of things to change a couple's life. (more...)

Follow the Yellow Brick Road! WIZARD OF OZ Skips Into Jersey City
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2017

Beginning February 12, families can follow the Yellow Brick Road in Jersey City. (more...)

RISE OF THE PHOENIX: The 2017 Spotlight-On Festival Headed to The Wild Project
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Founder of the New York Theater Festival returns with RISE OF THE PHOENIX: The 2017 Spotlight-On Festival, running April 17 - 30 at The Wild Project, 195 East 3rd Street, NYC. (more...)

Photo Flash: Puppets Spark the Imagination in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at Dallas Children's Theater
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

With great music and unexpected humor, Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts (KBTPA) brings to life JACK AND THE BEANSTALK. This age-old fairy tale of a young hero's extraordinary climb up a magical beanstalk seeking great fortune will be told through the troupe's unique style of puppetry. Kathy Burks Theatre of Puppetry Arts' JACK AND THE BEANSTALK opens March 3, 2016 at the Rosewood Center for Family Arts home of Dallas Children's Theater. (more...)

CinemaLive Presents COPPELIA In Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

CinemaLive, one of the market leaders in Event Cinema, are working in a partnership with The Australian Ballet to deliver The Fairy Tale Series, a series of three world premieres, to cinema audiences, allowing these world-class productions to be seen by an international audience. (more...)

BWW Review: THE FRESHEST SNOW WHYTE at Imagination Stage
by Elliot Lanes - Feb 23, 2017

Continuing his winning streak of taking classic Fairy Tales and turning them into hip-hop extravaganzas, writer/ director Psalmayne 24 has done it again with a futuristic take on Snow White. He has kicked our heroine into the year 3000, armed her with a graffiti device, and put her up against an evil uncle named Kanye East. The Freshest Snow Whyte at Imagination Stage may not be the familiar version of the fairy tale, but it's one you should really get to know. (more...)

Award-Winning Author Laurel McHargue Releases THE HARE, RAISING TRUTH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Laurel McHargue wants to know, 'When was the last time you read an adult fairy tale, or any fairy tale, for that matter?' She believes her latest publication, The Hare, Raising Truth, will fill a niche 'and scratch an itch' for readers who enjoy bizarre fantasy, a quick read, and a surprise ending. 'This is not a story you'll read to your children at night.' (more...)

The Industry Presents A Showcase of Six New Operas, And New Opera BONNIE & CLYDE, 2/24-25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

 The Industry presents the third installment of FIRST TAKE, a biennial workshop of new American operas - the only showcase of its kind on the West Coast. Saturday, February 25 (8 - 10 pm) brings the debut of SECOND TAKE, presenting an entire performance of a new opera first heard on the previous FIRST TAKE program. (more...)

Woman's Rights Mural By Zoe Buckman And Natalie Frank On Display, Through Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Artists Zoe Buckman and Natalie Frank have pulled together quotes from politicians about women and their bodies that will be reproduced on a massive mural on the Ford Foundation Live Gallery at New York Live Arts. (more...)

DISENCHANTED! The Hilarious Hit Musical Coming to Mesa Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Mesa Arts Center is pleased to announce the hilarious hit musical DISENCHANTED! will be performed in the Piper Theater March 21 and 22. Tickets are on sale now and available at the Mesa Arts Center Box Office, or by calling 480-644-6500. (more...)

Announcing the 2017 Tilt Kids Festival!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The Cultural Services of the French Embassy and the French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF) are pleased to announce programming for the second annual Tilt Kids Festival. With five world premieres and four U.S. debuts, the multidisciplinary festival presents adventurous and playful new work for families from artists spanning the globe. The Festival takes place March 4 through April 16 at venues throughout New York City. Tickets are on sale (more...)

Arthur Pita's STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER London Premiere at The Place
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Award-winning Director and Choreographer, Arthur Pita in collaboration with HeadSpaceDance returns to London to present his latest production STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER - a wickedly gruesome double bill of dark dance. STEPMOTHER/STEPFATHER will tour to Birmingham and Bournemouth before its London premiere at The Place from 2nd to 11th March, followed by visits to Canterbury, Salford Quays and Newcastle. Tickets are on sale at all venues. (more...)

Fun For The Whole Family At St Helens Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

???????St Helens Theatre Royal always brings the very best children's shows and 2017 is no exception! (more...)

The Raucous Comedy DISENCHANTED Casts a Spell At The Playhouse @ Westport Plaza for One Week Only
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Emery Entertainment in association with Starvox Entertainment is excited to bring a new show to St. Louis audiences as DISENCHANTED! hits the boards at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza February 28-March 5. Tickets may be purchased through MetroTix at or by calling 314/534-1111.  Additionally, tickets will be available at the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza box office one hour prior to show time. All seats are $60. Disclaimer: this show contains adult content. (more...)

BWW Review: Spend Valentine's Day Curled Up with Great Reinterpretations Of Classic Literary Couples!
by Bonnie Lynn Wagner - Feb 14, 2017

Fall into a great retelling based on some of the most romantic couples in classic literature! (more...)

The Future is Bright: The Future is Bristol as Bristol Old Vic Launches New Season Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Hot on the heels of the theatre's eye-popping 250th year of celebration and its record-breaking productions, Bristol Old Vic is making its theatre fit for the next quarter of a millennium. As the Front of House redevelopment pushes forward, uncovering remarkable treasures from the past, the 2017 artistic programme has every bit of the forward-looking spirit which has kept the theatre alive for 250 extraordinary years.  (more...)

DISENCHANTED! to Bring Twisted Fairy Tales to BDT Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

Poisoned apples. Glass slippers. Who needs 'em?! Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses in the new musical comedy that's anything but Grimm. Forget the princesses you think you know. After multiple sold-out runs nationwide, and nominations for 2015 Outer Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical and a 2015 Off-Broadway Alliance Award for Best New Musical, these royal renegades are tossing off tiaras to bring their hilariously subversive, not-for-the-kiddies musical to Boulder - and Fairy Tales will never be the same! DISENCHANTED! begins preview performances March 3, and plays at BDT Stage through May 6, 2017. (more...)

Dvorak's RUSALKA To Open At The Met Starring Kristine Opolais, Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2017

Kristine Opolais stars in her first Met performances of her breakthrough role, the title character in Dvo?ak's Rusalka, in a new staging, directed by Mary Zimmerman and conducted by Sir Mark Elder, opening at the Met February 2. (more...)

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