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based on the book The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber

It's the holiday season in New York City and the Primms are moving into a new apartment. Imagine their surprise when they find a crocodile asleep in the bathtub! Although things are a bit crazy at first, Lyle soon wins them over with his saxophone-playing, juggling, dancing ways. Lyle brings joy to everyone he meets and even the neighbors, Ms. Nitpicker and Mr. Grumps, can't resist his charms. A music-filled, tap-dancing treat for the whole family. Tempe Center for the Arts Ė Theater.


Unicorn Theatre to Present THE BROTHERS SIZE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Marking playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney's Kansas City debut, The Brothers Size is a lyrical tale of brotherly love, pulsing with the rhythms of the Louisiana bayou. When younger brother Oshoosi Size struggles to restart his life after leaving prison, he reaches out for help from his older brother Ogun. This modern tale explores West African Yoruba myth in a striking production that engages the audience as witness and judge. This drama contains strong language and mature subject matter as well as flights of poetry, music and dance in an exploration of freedom and the need to belong. (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, to Open 2014-15 Season at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from October 28 - December 7, 2014. Robert Richmond (Richard III and Henry V at Folger) directs the epic portrait of the battle between ambition and honor, conspiracy and loyalty, leading an outstanding ensemble including Anthony Cochrane (Broadway's War Horse and Folger's Henry VIII) as the honorable Marcus Brutus, and Maurice Jones, making his Folger Theatre debut as Caesar's closest ally, Mark Antony. (more...)

BWW Interview: Liz Callaway Is Kicking Off a New Theatre Season at BOUND FOR BROADWAY!
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 20, 2015

Callaway just checked in with BroadwayWorld about the upcoming concert and you can get the scoop on what's to come below! (more...)

JULIUS CAESAR, Starring Anthony Cochrane, Maurice Jones and More, Opens 2014-15 Season at the Folger Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Folger Theatre launches its 2014/15 season in Rome with William Shakespeare's enduring political tragedy, Julius Caesar from tonight, October 28 - December 7, 2014. (more...)

Alliance Theatre's TUCK EVERLASTING and BULL DURHAM, Will Swenson & More Among Nominees for Atlanta's 2015 Suzi Bass Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2015

This evening, Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. revealed nominations for the 2014-2015 Atlanta professional theatrical season. The Suzi Nomination Party, which rotates venues, was hosted this year by Horizon Theatre. Guest announcers included the ladies of The Weird Sisters Theatre Project: Kelly Criss, Veronika Duerr, Jaclyn Hofmann, Tiffany Porter, and Megan Rose. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 11/08/2015
by BWW - Nov 8, 2015

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MaryJoanna Grisso, Austin Colby, Natascia Diaz and More to Star in Signature Theatre's WEST SIDE STORY; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Signature Theatre has announced the cast of WEST SIDE STORY, directed by Signature Associate Artistic Director Matthew Gardiner (Signature's Sunday in the Park with George, Cabaret). The musical, a collaboration of music, dance and theater giants Leonard Bernstein, Stephen Sondheim, Jerome Robbins and Arthur Laurents, is considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time. WEST SIDE STORY will run from December 8 - January 24 in Signature Theatre's intimate MAX Theatre. (more...)

LYLE THE CROCODILE Set for Main Street Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Main Street Theater continues its 2015-2016 Theater for Youth season with the delightful family musical Lyle The Crocodile, based on Bernard Waber's adored children's books Lyle, Lyle Crocodile and The House on East 88th Street. (more...)

LYLE THE CROCODILE to Crawl into Main Street Theater This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Main Street Theater continues its 2015-2016 Theater for Youth season with the delightful family musical Lyle The Crocodile, based on Bernard Waber's adored children's books Lyle, Lyle Crocodile and The House on East 88th Street. (more...)

TUCK EVERLASTING Wins Big at Atlanta's 2015 Suzi Bass Awards; More Winners Announced
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

Atlanta, GA, November 2, 2015-The Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. announced winners for the 2014-2015 Atlanta professional theatrical season this evening at the 11th annual awards ceremony held at the Porter Sanford III Performing Arts and Community Center. Presenters included local favorite performers Denise Arribas, Tiffany Porter, Gina Rickicki, Clifton Guterman, Kevin Harry, Jeremiah Parker Hobbs, Chris Kayser, and Topher Payne. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 11/15/2015
by BWW - Nov 15, 2015

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Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

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

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Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 3/02/2014
by BWW - Mar 2, 2014

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Bay Area Children's Theatre's ELEPHANT & PIGGIE'S WE ARE IN A PLAY! to Open Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2016

A party invitation?! Piggie is thrilled!  But when she remembers she has never been to a party, she asks her best friend Gerald, the elephant, to accompany her. Good thing Gerald knows how to party!  (more...)

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

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

Cape Rep Theatre to Present LYLE, THE CROCODILE, 7/2-8/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2014

Cape Rep Theatre is proud to present the terrific family musical, LYLE, THE CROCODILE, based on Bernard Waber's wonderful children's books, including Lyle, Lyle Crocodile. Running at 10 am Wednesdays and Thursdays, July 2 through August 28, tickets are $10. (more...)

Imagination Stage to Present MOUSE ON THE MOVE, 6/28-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2014

Beginning June 28, Imagination Stage welcomes back its popular show for the very young, Mouse on the Move. Described as "ridiculously adorable" by Our Kids, this production had its world premiere in January 2012 at Imagination Stage, making it the theatre's 35th commissioned new work for children at that time. Now, in its 35th season, Imagination Stage is thrilled to remount this interactive play. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at THE BFG at Imagination Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Imagination Stage is the new home of Giant Country in The BFG (Big Friendly Giant), a play based on the book by Roald Dahl and adapted by David Wood. Co-directed by Imagination Stage's Associate Artistic Director Kathryn Chase Bryer and Eric J. Van Wyk of Viterbo University, The BFG integrates puppetry, rich visuals, and imaginative storytelling as Sophie and the Big Friendly Giant go on a magical journey to save the children of England. Scroll down for a first look at the cast onstage! (more...)

BWW Review: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG is Truly Scrumptious at The Coterie Theatre
by Steve Wilson - Jun 22, 2014

The world premiere of the Theatre for Young Audiences version of Chitty Chitty Bang Bang opened Friday June 20 at The Coterie Theatre in Crown Center. Ian Fleming the creator of the legendary James Bond spy novels wrote the novel that Roald Dahl adapted. Dahl's adaption became the hit musical MGM motion picture. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre to Present LYLE, THE CROCODILE, Opens Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Cape Rep Theatre is proud to present the terrific family musical, LYLE, THE CROCODILE, based on Bernard Waber's wonderful children's books, including Lyle, Lyle Crocodile. Running at 10 am Todays and Thursdays, July 2 through August 28, tickets are $10. (more...)

Theatrical Outfit to Stage Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, 2/14-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2015

Theatrical Outfit continues its "Season of Compassion" with the awe-inspiring regional premiere of Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, which reveals the astonishing personal and professional discoveries awaiting real-life female American astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921). (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 1/05/2014
by BWW - Jan 5, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/05/2014 for Washington, DC (more...)

LYLE THE CROCODILE to Open 2/13 at Arvada Center
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

On Thursday, February 13 at noon, the Arvada Center opens the children's theater production Lyle The Crocodile adapted for the stage by Kevin Kling with music by Richard Gray. The play is based on Lyle, Lyle Crocodile and The House on East 88th Street by Bernard Waber. Lyle The Crocodile will run February 13 - May 23, 2014. Performances are 10:00 a.m. and noon, most Tuesdays through Fridays, and some Saturdays at 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Ticket prices range from $8 weekdays and $10 weekends and holidays for reserved seating. Lyle The Crocodile will be Audio Described for the sight impaired on March 4 at 10:00 a.m. and noon and Shadow performed for the hearing impaired on March 5 and 6, at 10:00 a.m. and noon. Shadow- interpreted theater utilizes specially trained American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters to perform as 'shadows' on stage alongside actors. To purchase tickets and for more information call 720-898-7200 or go to www.arvadacenter.org. Lyle The Crocodile is recommended for all ages. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 1, 2016
by - Jan 1, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 1 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Vincent Sessa's BODY OF WORDS Begins Tonight at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2015

'Body of Words' by Vincent Sessa is set in a rented bungalow on a deserted stretch of beach on a summer night into morning. Two strangers meet -- a rugged, powerful middle-aged man and a young, athletic man who might be a student. A sexual contract is established between them but suspicion and violence ensue. Yet by morning an inseparable bond has joined the men together and they are changed forever. The play is evocative of the homecoming of Odysseus. The author, Vincent Sessa, is known for profoundly nuanced plays about men and women in personal, often political struggle. Theater for the New City will present the play's premiere run today, January 1 to 25, 2015, directed by John Michael DiResta. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 5th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Feb 5, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Ain't Misbehavin' and 'Ragtime' get ready, the 'Lyle' and 'Schoolhouse' kids' musicals, two stagings of 'Cabaret,' The Phantom and Raoul to visit Stage 773, KT Sullivan in Hyde Park, the Belmont Theater District is born, and more! (more...)

RUMPELSTILSKIN Runs Now thru 3/16 at Imagination Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2014

'This is a story that's old as old, of how a girl turned straw into gold,' and one that the audiences at Imagination Stage are sure to know! Directed by Janet Stanford and written by Mike Kenny, Rumpelstiltskin is a unique interpretation of a fairytale in which the characters discover their true place in the world, complete with witty poetry, exquisite movement, and original music performed live by a fiddle player. Best for ages 5-10, Rumpelstiltskin runs in Imagination Stage's Annette M. and Theodore N. Lerner Family Theatre today, February 5-March 16, 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 2/23/2014
by BWW - Feb 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/23/2014 for Orlando (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Orlando - Week of 2/16/2014
by BWW - Feb 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/16/2014 for Orlando (more...)

Theatrical Outfit Stages Lauren Gunderson's SILENT SKY, Now thru 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2015

Theatrical Outfit continues its 'Season of Compassion' with the awe-inspiring regional premiere of Lauren Gunderson's Silent Sky, which reveals the astonishing personal and professional discoveries awaiting real-life female American astronomer Henrietta Swan Leavitt (1868-1921). (more...)

BWW's On This Day - December 3, 2015
by - Dec 3, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on December 3 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 12/29/2013
by BWW - Dec 29, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/29/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 12/22/2013
by BWW - Dec 22, 2013

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Now Playing Onstage in Washington, DC - Week of 12/15/2013
by BWW - Dec 15, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/15/2013 for Washington, DC (more...)

Vincent Sessa's BODY OF WORDS Begins 1/1 at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

'Body of Words' by Vincent Sessa is set in a rented bungalow on a deserted stretch of beach on a summer night into morning. Two strangers meet -- a rugged, powerful middle-aged man and a young, athletic man who might be a student. A sexual contract is established between them but suspicion and violence ensue. Yet by morning an inseparable bond has joined the men together and they are changed forever. The play is evocative of the homecoming of Odysseus. The author, Vincent Sessa, is known for profoundly nuanced plays about men and women in personal, often political struggle. Theater for the New City will present the play's premiere run January 1 to 25, 2015, directed by John Michael DiResta. (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre to Present ALL OUR BEST Musical Revue Benefit, 8/29-30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

Cape Rep Theatre presents All Our Best, a musical revue to benefit the theater directed and designed by Resident Musical Director, Scott Storr, and performed by over 20 Cape Rep Theatre actors and singers. Two performances only, Friday, August 29 and Saturday, August 30 at 8 pm. Tickets are $35 and include complimentary champagne and special treats at intermission. Buy tickets through our box office, 508.896.1888, or online at www.caperep.org. Cape Rep Indoor Theatre. North Side Route 6A E. Brewster. (more...)

Liz Callaway & Jason Graae to Play The RRazz Room This Month
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2015

The RRazz Room New Hope, 6426 Lower York Road New Hope PA, presents Happily Ever Laughter featuring LIZ CALLAWAY and JASON GRAAE and Alex Rybeck, Musical Director, Saturday, August 15. (more...)

TUCK EVERLASTING, Will Swenson and More Among 2014-15 Suzi Bass Award Nominees; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Tonight, the Suzi Bass Awards, Inc. revealed nominations for the 2014-2015 Atlanta professional theatrical season to theatre patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party, which rotates venues, was hosted this year by Horizon Theatre. Guest announcers included the ladies of The Weird Sisters Theatre Project: Kelly Criss, Veronika Duerr, Jaclyn Hofmann, Tiffany Porter, and Megan Rose. Among the notable nominees are Broadway-bound TUCK EVERLASTING and stage vet Will Swenson, who starred in BULL DURHAM at the Alliance. Scroll down for the full list of nominees! (more...)

Cape Rep Theatre Presents ALL OUR BEST Musical Revue Benefit This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

Cape Rep Theatre presents All Our Best, a musical revue to benefit the theater directed and designed by Resident Musical Director, Scott Storr, and performed by over 20 Cape Rep Theatre actors and singers. Two performances only, tonight, August 29 and Saturday, August 30 at 8 pm. Tickets are $35 and include complimentary champagne and special treats at intermission. Buy tickets through our box office, 508.896.1888, or online at www.caperep.org. Cape Rep Indoor Theatre. North Side Route 6A E. Brewster. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 17
by - Aug 17, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 17, 2014. (more...)

Liz Callaway & Jason Graae Plays The RRazz Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2015

The RRazz Room New Hope, 6426 Lower York Road New Hope PA, presents Happily Ever Laughter featuring LIZ CALLAWAY and JASON GRAAE and Alex Rybeck, Musical Director, tonight, August 15. (more...)

Imagination Stage to Present MOUSE ON THE MOVE, 6/28-8/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Beginning June 28, Imagination Stage welcomes back its popular show for the very young, Mouse on the Move. Described as "ridiculously adorable" by Our Kids, this production had its world premiere in January 2012 at Imagination Stage, making it the theatre's 35th commissioned new work for children at that time. Now, in its 35th season, Imagination Stage is thrilled to remount this interactive play. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE CAT IN THE HAT Brings Fun to All Ages at the Coterie Theatre
by Steve Wilson - Apr 5, 2015

The Cat in the Hat now playing at the Coterie Theatre in Crown Center is a purr-fect entertainment package for the whole family. Heidi Van directs the Coterie production based on the book by Dr. Seuss. Katie Mitchell adapted and directed the original production by the National Theatre of Great Britain. Mitchell's adaption maintains the books fun simplicity and famous imagery, recreating the story page-by-page. A member of the audience Andrew Dearinger, a fifth grader, stated he was impressed with the interaction of the characters and the audience and thought it made the show more meaningful. (more...)

Tony-Award Nominee & Emmy Award-Winner Liz Callaway Makes San Diego Debut at Martinis Above Fourth on 5/10
by Louisa Brady - Apr 30, 2016

Martinis Above Fourth Table + Stage, in association with Chris Isaacson Presents, is thrilled to present Emmy Award-winner and Tony Award-nominee Liz Callaway as she makes her San Diego debut at MA4 to celebrate the West Coast release of her latest CD, The Essential Liz Callaway, on Tuesday, May 10 at 8PM. (more...)

BWW Reviews: SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! The Sing Along Production
by Steve Wilson - Apr 28, 2014

If you have seen the current performance of Schoolhouse Rock Live! at The Coterie, or if you have not seen it and are 13 years old or older you should see it again. The best production of The Coterie season gets even better on Saturday nights at 9 p.m. when it is transformed to a teen-adult sing-along presentation. (more...)

Liz Callaway Set for Rubicon Theatre Company's Broadway Musical Concert Series
by Adam Jay - Apr 27, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company is pleased to present the sensational Broadway icon¬†LIZ CALLAWAY¬†in her stellar cabaret act¬†as the third offering in the annual¬†Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series. A Tony¬ģ Nominee and Emmy Award-winning actress, singer and recording artist,¬†LIZ CALLAWAY's cabaret features her favorite Broadway show tunes, songs from movie musicals and pop hits from the 1960s. Having performed to rave reviews at venues from New York's Rainbow & Stars and Metropolitan Room, to the Donmar Warehouse in London,¬†LIZ CALLAWAY¬†brings her crystal-clear Broadway belt to Ventura for three performances only,¬†Saturday,May 7¬†at 2 and 8 p.m. and¬†Sunday,¬†May 8¬†at 2 p.m. (more...)

Liz Callaway to Celebrate New 'ESSENTIAL' Album in LA and San Diego
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2016

Chris Isaacson Presents has announced the engagement for Liz Callaway: THE ESSENTIAL LIZ CALLAWAY, coming to the Catalina Bar & Grill, 6725 Sunset Bl, Hollywood, Calif., for an exclusive, one-night-only engagement on May 9 at 8:30 PM, celebrating the West Coast release of her newest CD. (more...)

BWW Review: SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! Rocks at the Coterie
by Steve Wilson - Apr 13, 2014

Whoever says that learning is not fun, has not seen Schoolhouse Rock Live at the Coterie Theatre in Kansas City? Schoolhouse Rock Live opened Friday night April 11 to a sold-out house. The show is without a doubt the best production of an already fantastic season, but they are not done yet with Chitty Chitty Bang Bang coming in June. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Arvada Center brings Childish Glee and Delight in LYLE THE CROCODILE!
by Michael Mulhern - Apr 10, 2014

I was surprised at how much I enjoyed this fun-filled children's show and found myself laughing throughout from the adult humor sprinkled in the script. (more...)

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