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Frog & Peach's Tinkerbell Theater to Present Tandem Matinees CINDERELLA and SNOW WHITE AND THE SEVEN LITTLE GUYS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2017

Calling all kids and parents! Come to the wacky world of Tinkerbell Theatre! Where your favorite Fairy Tales come to life with music, puppets, live actors and hilarity! Tinkerbell Theatre was created for savvy New York youngsters, with humor, flair and just the right amount of fun scary stuff. There's even a puppet making workshop right on stage with the cast after every performance! (more...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/7/2017
by - Jan 7, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/7/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: NW Children's Theater & School (NWCT) Presents the World Premiere of THE TAIL OF SLEEPING BEAUTY
by BWW News Desk - Jan 6, 2017

The Tale of Sleeping Beauty is one the world's oldest and most revered Fairy Tales… and it has just been hijacked by a company of crazy bird puppets. Making their NWCT Mainstage debut, these feathered friends will stop at nothing in their quest to seize the spotlight and re-write history. (more...)

The Place Unveils its Spring 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

London's most exciting dance space launches a season led by Work Place Artists James Cousins and Vera Tussing and includes the London premiere of Arthur Pita's Stepmother/Stepfather. (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...)

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 1/14/2017
by - Jan 14, 2017's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 1/14/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Czech Marionettes Headed to TNC in 'THREE GOLDEN HAIRS'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Theater for the New City will present the premiere of his 'Three Golden Hairs of Grandfather Wisdom,' a compendium of Czech, Slovak and Italian Fairy Tales, February 16 to March 5. Each Saturday of the run, Vit Horejs will also perform 'The Winter Tales,' a marionette play for young audiences based on three fables of wizards, blizzards and spirits. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the puppets! (more...)

Disney's CINDERELLA Brightens Weekends at Media Theatre 1/21-2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Disney and Fairy Tales have become synonymous over the decades due to the animated cinematic treatments given to classics such as 'Cinderella'. Disney's 'Cinderella' may be seen live onstage at The Media Theatre each weekend January 21 through February 19.  (more...)

Award-Winning Pianist Ani Gogova To Bring Her Program of FANTASIES, FAIRYTALES & NIGHTMARES to New York
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Award-winning Bulgarian-American Pianist ANI GOGOVA will be bringing her program "Fantasies, Fairytales & Nightmares" - music by Beethoven, Schumann, Brahms, Medtner, Shostakovich, Prokofiev, Ligeti and Kostov to Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall on Friday, January 27, 2017 at 8pm.  Ms. Gogova, acclaimed for her innovative approach to classical music has been hailed for her "dazzling artistic presence" and "masterful poetic expression."    (more...)

Rousing Bluegrass Musical THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM Coming to Broad Brook Opera House
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Opera House Players, Inc. presents the bluegrass musical THE ROBBER BRIDEGROOM at the Broad Brook Opera House, 107 Main Street, Broad Brook, CT 06016 on February 10 through February 26 (Fridays and Saturdays at 8:00 pm and Sundays at 2:00 pm). (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...)

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...)

BWW Review: Houston's Theater Under the Stars Ventures INTO THE WOODS
by Gary Laird - Dec 9, 2016

TUTS has done the seemingly impossible. They've made Sondheim cute. (more...)

THE MOST MISERABLE CHRISTMAS TREE Holiday Musical Premieres Tonight in Brooklyn!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

The Most Miserable Christmas Tree, a new fun-filled family holiday musical, will receive its World Premiere this December at Bay Ridge's Narrows Community Theater, celebrating its 45th Anniversary Season. (more...)

BWW Review: PANTO WONDERFUL WIZARD Gets Silly at Stages Repertory Theatre
by Brett Cullum - Dec 6, 2016

This year, STAGES reinvents OZ for a sardonic look at what 2016 means for America, all the while offering a fun, frothy musical on the surface. It's an odd mix of jabs at the federal government combined with a jingoistic love of all things Texas. It works though, and gosh darn it if it isn't fun! (more...)

Pacific Symphony Presents HANSEL AND GRETEL, OPERA FOR KIDS, 1/14
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2016

Start the New Year off on a note of happily-ever-after with Pacific Symphony's abridged version of one of the best-known and most-loved fairy-tales-turned-opera, "Hansel and Gretel, Opera for Kids!" (more...)

by Misha Davenport - Dec 23, 2016


Pacific Symphony to Present HANSEL AND GRETEL, OPERA FOR KIDS!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

Start the New Year off on a note of happily-ever-after with Pacific Symphony's abridged version of one of the best-known and most-loved fairy-tales-turned-opera, "Hansel and Gretel, Opera for Kids!" (more...)

Matt Dempsey, Llandyll Gove, and More Join the Cast of THE BUBBLY BLACK GIRL SHEDS HER CHAMELEON SKIN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2016

Theatre Royal Stratford East and Belgrade Coventry Theatre today announces the cast for Kirsten Childs' award-winning off-Broadway musical The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin. (more...)

BWW Review: SDMT's MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET Will Make You Believe!
by E.H. Reiter - Dec 16, 2016

MIRACLE ON 34th STREET: A LIVE RADIO PLAY by San Diego Musical Theatre is the perfect aperitif for the holidays. Instead of the sometimes fruitcake heaviness of Scrooge's self-reflection, or the cloying sweetness of sugar plums; this production offers the perfect mix of bubbly fun and festiveness to spark the holiday spirit. (more...)

FUNNY GIRL, THE LION KING & More Inducted Into Library of Congress' National Film Registry
by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden announced today the annual selection of 25 motion pictures that have been inducted into the National Film Registry of the Library of Congress because of their cultural, historic or aesthetic importance. (more...)

BWW Review: MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET at CK Productions
by Melissa Giordano - Dec 14, 2016

The hustle and bustle of the season is in full swing and the - relatively - new Long Island theatre company, CK Productions, excellently delivers an enjoyable holiday production in Meredith Willson's classic Miracle On 34th Street. This musical incarnation runs through December 28th at their new location, Ronkonkoma's Richie Applebaum Theatre, with a wonderful, talented, and spirited cast. (more...)

by Movies News Desk - Dec 14, 2016


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