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Erlanger Theatre (Philadelphia, PA)
N 21st St. & Market St.
Philadelphia, PA

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New Victory Sets 20th Anniversary SeasonNew Victory Sets 20th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Devoted to kids and families since 1995, The New Victory Theater embarks on its 20th Anniversary season as New York's premier destination for inventive, inspiring and international performing arts at affordable prices. Among its roster of 16 shows in the 2015-16 season, which begins October 2, 2015 and runs through May 22, 2016, The New Victory is thrilled to bring five American works of theater to New York's family audiences. (more...)

MEMPHIS, 'TWISTED TALES', Camps and More Among Aurora Theatre's July 2015 ProgramsMEMPHIS, 'TWISTED TALES', Camps and More Among Aurora Theatre's July 2015 Programs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

Jump into July with fun activities for the entire family! Aurora Theatre offers a plethora of theatrical pastimes for children and adults alike all month long. Whether it's laughing along at Aurora Comedy Nights, learning what it takes to put on a production with Aurora Theatre Academy's summer camps or enjoying one of the theatre's inspired productions, like the smash-hit musical Memphis, beat the summer heat with metro-Atlanta's premier theatre! (more...)

FSLC Announces Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema IconoclastFSLC Announces Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema Iconoclast
by Movies News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The Film Society of Lincoln Center announces a celebration of films from the Swinging Sixties (and beyond) with the retrospective Richard Lester: The Running Jumping Pop Cinema Iconoclast (more...)

BWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2015: REVIEWING THE SITUATION Tells Lionel Bart's Life StoryBWW Reviews: ADELAIDE CABARET FESTIVAL 2015: REVIEWING THE SITUATION Tells Lionel Bart's Life Story
by Barry Lenny - Jun 25, 2015

Phil Scott is simply marvellous as Lionel Bart. (more...)

Everyman & Playhouse to Present HAMMER, THE ODYSSEY & More This AutumnEveryman & Playhouse to Present HAMMER, THE ODYSSEY & More This Autumn
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2015

Autumn 2015 will see the Everyman & Playhouse collaborating with some of the greatest theatre makers in the country. The season begins with Simon Armitage's The Odyssey: Missing Presumed Dead, directed by Associate Director Nick Bagnall, a co-production with English Touring Theatre. (more...)

Celebrate More With New Pillsbury'' Purely Simple'' Baking And Frosting MixesCelebrate More With New Pillsbury'' Purely Simple'' Baking And Frosting Mixes
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

Pillsbury is excited to introduce NEW Purely Simple baking and frosting mixes made with simple ingredients containing no colors, preservatives or artificial flavors. Relish the joy of a delicious, homemade treat with the convenience of a mix. (more...)

Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!Darko Tresnjak Helms Anastasia Barzee in KISS ME, KATE at The Old Globe; Full Cast, Creative Team Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The complete cast and creative team have been announced for The Old Globe's presentation of Kiss Me, Kate, the classic musical comedy featuring a book by Sam and Bella Spewack and an iconic score by Cole Porter. (more...)

ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME & THE MUPPETS Head to Comic Con PanelsABC's ONCE UPON A TIME & THE MUPPETS Head to Comic Con Panels
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

On Saturday, July 11, it's a day filled with magic as ABC's fan favorite, “Once Upon a Time,” returns to Comic-Con for its fifth consecutive year with a panel that will discuss the upcoming season (more...)

VIDEO: AMERICAN MASTERS Shares Recent June Interview with Dick Van PattenVIDEO: AMERICAN MASTERS Shares Recent June Interview with Dick Van Patten
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2015

The American Masters series website has shared an In Memoriam tribute to actor Dick Van Patten, who passed away yesterday at age 86. (more...)

Ryann Redmond, Bryan Batt and More Star in HAIRSPRAY, Beginning Tonight at The MunyRyann Redmond, Bryan Batt and More Star in HAIRSPRAY, Beginning Tonight at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

The Muny presents Hairspray, winner of the 2003 Tony Award for Best Musical, featuring music by Marc Shaiman & Scott Wittman with a book by Mark O'Donnell & Thomas Meehan. The Muny's production of Hairspray is directed and choreographed by Dan Knechtges and music directed by Charlie Alterman. (more...)

Photos: Inside the 2015 Dora Mavor Moore AwardsPhotos: Inside the 2015 Dora Mavor Moore Awards
by Alan Henry - Jun 23, 2015

The 36th Annual Dora Mavor Moore Awards for the 2014/2015 season were handed out in a star-studded ceremony in Toronto on the evening of Monday, June 22 at Harbourfront Centre's WestJet Stage, hosted by the hilarious Gavin Crawford, whose eight seasons on CBC-TV's This Hour Has 22 Minutes earned him numerous accolades and who recently won an ACTRA Award for his leading role in the film Two 4 One. (more...)

Betty Buckley Comments on Passing of EIGHT IS ENOUGH Co-Star Dick Van Patten: 'He Taught Me So Much'Betty Buckley Comments on Passing of EIGHT IS ENOUGH Co-Star Dick Van Patten: 'He Taught Me So Much'
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Today, Betty Buckley, Van Patten's co-star on EIGHT IS ENOUGH shared her thoughts with BWW on the passing of her friend (more...)

Betty Buckley Comments on Passing of EIGHT IS ENOUGH Co-Star Dick Van Patten: 'He Taught Me So Much'Betty Buckley Comments on Passing of EIGHT IS ENOUGH Co-Star Dick Van Patten: 'He Taught Me So Much'
by Caryn Robbins - Jun 23, 2015

Today, Betty Buckley, who co-starred with Van Patten on EIGHT IS ENOUGHT, shared her thoughts with BWW on the passing of her friend (more...)

EIGHT IS ENOUGH Star & Broadway Vet Dick Van Patten Dies at 86EIGHT IS ENOUGH Star & Broadway Vet Dick Van Patten Dies at 86
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

Dick Van Patten, best known as TV patriarch Tom Bradford on the hit 1980s series Eight Is Enough, has passed away at the age of 86. (more...)

Holiday Shapero Offers New Memoir, SCARLET WATERSHoliday Shapero Offers New Memoir, SCARLET WATERS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

In her memoir, 'Scarlet Waters' (published by Xlibris), author Holiday Shapero reflects on the myriad of experiences, moments and observations that constitute her life. This is the first book in a five-book series that shares her recklessly bold journey through life as she went through it with passion, nonconformity and a relentless commitment to never give up. (more...)

VIDEO: PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS Unveils Never-Before-Seen Outtake with Dick Van PattenVIDEO: PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS Unveils Never-Before-Seen Outtake with Dick Van Patten
by TV News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS has released an 'In Memoriam' video in honor of actor Dick Van Patten, who died today, June 23, at the age of 86. Click below to watch the moving tribute! (more...)

Piper Theatre Productions to Open 10th Summer Season at Old Stone HousePiper Theatre Productions to Open 10th Summer Season at Old Stone House
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Now in its 15th year, Park Slope's Piper Theatre Productions (Piper) continues to produce innovative, accessible theater; foster emerging talent; and support local youth through a rigorous summer theater program. This summer, Piper is excited to partner with the Romanian Cultural Institute, travel to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, screen original student films alongside an indie work, and present fantastic family theater that will engage the community and excite veteran theatergoers and newbies alike. All performances are free and take place outdoors at the Old Stone House's Washington Park field on 4th Avenue in Park Slope.  (more...)

Robin Hood, Pirates, Puppets & More Slated for The Cape Playhouse for Kids 2015 SeasonRobin Hood, Pirates, Puppets & More Slated for The Cape Playhouse for Kids 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Robin Hood, pirates, magicians, puppets, best loved stories…all these and more are included in the Cape Playhouse for Kids 2015 Season. (more...)

Katie Birtill to Lead SWEET CHARITY at New Wolsey TheatreKatie Birtill to Lead SWEET CHARITY at New Wolsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2015

The New Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich is producing a new actor-musician production of the classic swingin' sixties musical SWEET CHARITY which runs from Thursday 3 to Saturday 26 September, directed by Artistic Director Peter Rowe. (more...)

Ross Valley Players Set 2015-16 Season: ANNA IN THE TROPICS & MoreRoss Valley Players Set 2015-16 Season: ANNA IN THE TROPICS & More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2015

ROSS VALLEY PLAYERS is pleased to announce their 2015 - 2016 season which celebrates their 86th consecutive year. Among the seven plays included in the new season is a World Premiere by Bay Area Playwright Mary Spletter, a 2008 Tony Award winner for best revival of a play, a 2003 Pulitzer Prize winner, and an Ivey Award winner about a classic tale of good vs. evil. Each year, Ross Valley Players produce diverse, professional-quality live theater that evokes, entertains and enlivens the human spirit. www.rossvalleyplayers.com (more...)

Harris Center to Welcome Kevin Costner & Modern West, 8/7-8Harris Center to Welcome Kevin Costner & Modern West, 8/7-8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

While prolific movie star, Kevin Costner, commands the microphone and his band, Modern West, accompanies with Americana roots and rock instrumentals, the imagery is nicely atmospheric. The all-American boy persona Costner has perfected effectively complements the whole enterprise. Costner started touring musically in an endeavor to connect with his fans on a more personal level, sharing his love of music and lighting up the stage with a band of musicians that balances perfectly with his laid back, intimate, rock 'n' roll musings. (more...)

Tickets to MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Orpheum Theatre Now on SaleTickets to MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Orpheum Theatre Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2015

GFour Productions, winners of 54 Drama Desk and 44 Tony Awards, today announced the cast of leading ladies for the Memphis production of the international hit show Menopause The Musical, which will play the Orpheum Theatre for 3 performances, August 1-2, 2015. Tickets are available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, The Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), the ticket counter at The Booksellers at Laurelwood, and all Ticketmaster centers (901.743.ARTS). (more...)

Clarke Thorell, John Sanders & More Will Star in Atlantic Theater Company's CLOUD NINEClarke Thorell, John Sanders & More Will Star in Atlantic Theater Company's CLOUD NINE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Atlantic Theater Company has announced complete casting for the first production of its 30th anniversary season, the New York revival of multiple Obie Award winner Caryl Churchill's landmark play Cloud Nine, directed by Obie Award winner James Macdonald. (more...)

Don Barnhart's 'DeEvolution of Man' Comedy Show Set for  Brad Garrett's Comedy Club, 8/17-23Don Barnhart's 'DeEvolution of Man' Comedy Show Set for Brad Garrett's Comedy Club, 8/17-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Beginning Aug 17 - 23 Don Barnhart will headline his DeEvolution of Man Comedy Tour at Brad Garrett's Comedy Club at The MGM Grand. (more...)

Don Barnhart to Host 'Entertaining The Military' Seminar, 9/25Don Barnhart to Host 'Entertaining The Military' Seminar, 9/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

Celebrating its Sixth Anniversary as America's largest comedy contest, the World Series of Comedy is bringing in award winning comedian Don Barnhart to host a seminar on entertaining the military. Comedian, booker, comedy coach and filmmaker Don Barnhart will host an 'Entertaining The Troops' seminar September 25th at 11:00am during the World Series of Comedy in Las Vegas. T (more...)

MET-X and Theatre FCC to Premiere PIPER This AugustMET-X and Theatre FCC to Premiere PIPER This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2015

MET-X, of the Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET), and Theatre FCC, of Frederick Community College, are collaborating on the world premiere play "Piper', coming to the JBK Theater at Frederick Community College (7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick) from August 7 through 15. (more...)

DIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Coming to The LyceumDIRTY ROTTEN SCOUNDRELS Coming to The Lyceum
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Direct from the West End, critically acclaimed Dirty Rotten Scoundrels - The Musical starring Michael Praed, Noel Sullivan, Carley Stenson and special guest Mark Benton, is set to transport audiences to the French Riviera with style, sophistication and a good deal of mischief when it comes to the Lyceum from Tuesday 25 - Saturday 29 August. (more...)

DM Playhouse Reveals 2015 Dionysos Award Winners!DM Playhouse Reveals 2015 Dionysos Award Winners!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2015

The Des Moines Community Playhouse held the 2015 Dionysos Awards on Sunday, July 26. The theatre honored 18 backstage, front-of-house, and education volunteers, and announced six acting award winners. (more...)

Roger Rees Memorial Set for September 21 at The New Amsterdam TheatreRoger Rees Memorial Set for September 21 at The New Amsterdam Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2015

A memorial celebration of his life, which will be open to the public, has now been set for Monday, September 21, 2015 at 1pm at The New Amsterdam Theatre, currently home to Disney's ALADDIN.  (more...)

BWW Preview: Bryce Dallas Howard Joins Gustavo Dudamel for A Midsummer Night's Dream at the BowlBWW Preview: Bryce Dallas Howard Joins Gustavo Dudamel for A Midsummer Night's Dream at the Bowl
by Ellen Dostal - Jul 23, 2015

On Tuesday July 28, LA Phil Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel ventures into Shakespeare's forest of mistaken identities and fairy mischief for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM WITH DUDAMEL at the Hollywood Bowl. Actress Bryce Dallas Howard will narrate, bringing Shakespeare's words to life in a magical evening featuring soloists soprano Deanna Breiwick and mezzo-soprano Jennifer Holloway, and the women of the Los Angeles Master Chorale. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - July 22, 2015BWW's On This Day - July 22, 2015
by - Jul 22, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on July 22 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

HTY's ANIME ALICE to Honor Lewis Carroll ClassicHTY's ANIME ALICE to Honor Lewis Carroll Classic
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2015

In celebration of the 150th anniversary of Lewis Carroll's classic story, Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HTY) kicks off its 61st season with the World Premiere of anime alice and her adventures in wonderland, on stage August 14 - September 19. (more...)

BWW Reviews: LOST WEST END - A Unique Collection of Recordings from London's Forgotten MusicalsBWW Reviews: LOST WEST END - A Unique Collection of Recordings from London's Forgotten Musicals
by Jenny Antill - Jul 21, 2015

There are many London productions that come and go in the blink of an eye. What is to say why one show will succeed and another will not? Lost West End, produced by Stage Door Records, celebrates those that maybe didn't last on stage very long but the hidden gems within their scores live on. There are over twenty paid tribute to on this album spanning three decades, from Liza of Lambeth in 1976 to Too Close To The Sun in 2009. West End vocalists such as Graham Bickley. Meredith Braun and Alexander Hanson assist in recreating those forgotten moments. (more...)

Don Barnhart to Bring 'DeEvolution of Man' Tour to Brad Garrett's Comedy Club at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, 8/17-23Don Barnhart to Bring 'DeEvolution of Man' Tour to Brad Garrett's Comedy Club at MGM Grand Hotel & Casino, 8/17-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

The DeEvolution of Man Comedy Tour created by and starring award-winning comedian Don Barnhart is coming to Brad Garrett's Comedy Club at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino Aug 17 – 23rd. (more...)

BRIDGET JONES & Theater Star Tom Beard Dies at 50BRIDGET JONES & Theater Star Tom Beard Dies at 50
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

According to published reports, Tom Beard, perhaps best known for his role in the film BRIDGET JONES, has passed away at the age of 50. (more...)

Don Barnhart to Bring 'DeEvolution of Man' Comedy Tour to Harvey's, 8/13-15Don Barnhart to Bring 'DeEvolution of Man' Comedy Tour to Harvey's, 8/13-15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Comedian Don Barnhart is bringing his DeEvolution of Man Comedy Tour to Harvey's in Portland Aug 13-15, 2015. (more...)

Cast Set for Sam Shepard's THE LATE HENRY MOSS at Southwark PlayhouseCast Set for Sam Shepard's THE LATE HENRY MOSS at Southwark Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Two brothers, Earl and Ray, travel to Bernalillo New Mexico upon the mysterious death of their estranged father, Henry. Over a bottle of bourbon and a box of old photographs, they try to reconcile their very different childhood memories. Earl's version of Henry's death doesn't add up; so Ray determines to find the truth.  As Ray plays detective we encounter Henry's bizarre collection of friends as the story of his last days is uncovered. Family tensions are blown apart as Ray discovers more than he'd bargained for… (more...)

BWW Exclusive: Hugh Panaro Remembers Roger Rees, as Broadway Dims Its Lights Tonight in His MemoryBWW Exclusive: Hugh Panaro Remembers Roger Rees, as Broadway Dims Its Lights Tonight in His Memory
by Jessica Showers - Jul 15, 2015

Broadway recently lost one of its brightest in Roger Rees, the astonishing actor who landed on our shores at the beginning of the '80s with THE LIFE AND ADVENTURES OF NICHOLAS NICKELBY. (more...)

DEAD DOG IN A SUITCASE to Play HOMEDEAD DOG IN A SUITCASE to Play HOME
by Nora Dominick - Jul 15, 2015

This autumn, Cornwall-based international touring company Kneehigh, with Liverpool Everyman and Playhouse, begin a new tour of Dead Dog in a Suitcase (and other love songs), their critically acclaimed radical reworking of John Gay's The Beggar's Opera, written by Carl Grose, with a brand new score of live musicby Charles Hazlewood, and directed by Artistic Director Mike Shepherd. (more...)

Photos and Footage: In Memoriam... Broadway Dims Its Marquees for Roger ReesPhotos and Footage: In Memoriam... Broadway Dims Its Marquees for Roger Rees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Broadway community mourned the loss of Tony Award-winning actor and Tony-nominated director, Roger Rees, who passed away last Friday at age 71, by dimming the Great White Way's theater marquees in his memory tonight, July 15th, at 7:45 p.m. for one minute. Scroll down for footage and photos of the special moment to honor the one-of-a-kind star. (more...)

Broadway Lights Will Dim Tonight in Memory of Roger ReesBroadway Lights Will Dim Tonight in Memory of Roger Rees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award - winning actor and Tony Award - nominated director, Roger Rees, who passed away last Friday at age 71. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory tonight, July 15th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

DM Playhouse Announces 2015 Dionysos Award Nominees; Ceremony Set for 7/26DM Playhouse Announces 2015 Dionysos Award Nominees; Ceremony Set for 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2015

Join the Des Moines Community Playhouse for the 2014-15 Dionysos Awards on Sunday, July 26. The Dionysos Awards celebrates the contributions of more than 1,700 individuals, giving 77,000 hours annually as actors and backstage and front-of-house volunteers.   (more...)

Living Room Productions to Stage World Premiere of  THE LEGEND OF ROBIN HOOD, 8/7-22Living Room Productions to Stage World Premiere of THE LEGEND OF ROBIN HOOD, 8/7-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2015

Living Room Producitons presents 'The Legend of Robin Hood' August 7 - 22 at the PACE Center in Parker. Performances are Thursdays, Fridays, Saturdays at 7:00.p.m. and Sundays at 2:00 p.m. with additional performances on Saturday, August 8 and 22 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 - $30 and available online at parkerarts.org or by calling 303-805-6800.  Group rates available. The PACE Center is located at 20000 Pikes Peak Ave, Parker, CO 80138. (more...)

Broadway Lights Will Dim on Wednesday in Memory of Roger ReesBroadway Lights Will Dim on Wednesday in Memory of Roger Rees
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2015

The Broadway community mourns the loss of Tony Award® - winning actor and Tony Award - nominated director, Roger Rees, who passed away on Fridayat age 71. The marquees of Broadway theatres in New York will be dimmed in his memory on Wednesday, July 15th, at exactly 7:45pm for one minute. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Roger Rees- Part TwoPhoto Flash: Remembering Roger Rees- Part Two
by Walter McBride - Jul 13, 2015

As we previously reported, Roger Rees, the legendary, Tony Award-winning actor, and Tony Award nominated director, passed away last night at his home in New York City, after a brief journey with cancer. His husband,Rick Elice, and family and friends were at his side. (more...)

WAKE UP with BWW 7/13/2015 - HAMILTON Begins, RUTHLESS! Opens and More!WAKE UP with BWW 7/13/2015 - HAMILTON Begins, RUTHLESS! Opens and More!
by Jessica Showers - Jul 13, 2015

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Because we know all our readers eat, sleep and breathe Broadway, what could be better than waking up to it? Today's big news: Founding fathers, stage moms, music icons and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Roger Rees- Part OnePhoto Flash: Remembering Roger Rees- Part One
by Walter McBride - Jul 13, 2015

As we previously reported, Roger Rees, the legendary, Tony Award-winning actor, and Tony Award nominated director, passed away last night at his home in New York City, after a brief journey with cancer. His husband,Rick Elice, and family and friends were at his side. (more...)

Roger Rees 1944-2015 - Full Obituary and Memorial to Be SetRoger Rees 1944-2015 - Full Obituary and Memorial to Be Set
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2015

Roger Rees, the legendary, Tony Award-winning actor, and Tony Award nominated director, passed away last night at his home in New York City, after a brief journey with cancer. His husband, Rick Elice, and family and friends were at his side. (more...)

Spaghetti & Meatball Players' THE COMMEDIA RAPUNZEL Coming to FringeNYC, Beginning 8/14Spaghetti & Meatball Players' THE COMMEDIA RAPUNZEL Coming to FringeNYC, Beginning 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2015

Two sassy birds? A gossiping 80's hairstylist? A Cobbler and his wife from the wrong side of the tracks? COMMEDIA DELL ARTE?!? BACK UP NOW! This ain't yo mama's Rapunzel! (more...)

Don Barnhart Brings Laughter To The Troops Stationed OverseasDon Barnhart Brings Laughter To The Troops Stationed Overseas
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2015

Bringing laughter to the troops is a priority for comedian Don Barnhart as he begins another world tour for the men and women serving overseas in the Armed Forces. (more...)

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