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Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is one of those timeless stories that has been told and retold in many different ways. Scrooge! The Musical is a stage musical with book, music, and lyrics by Leslie Bricusse. Its score and book are closely adapted from the music and screenplay of the 1970 musical film "Scrooge" starring Albert Finney. Bricusse was nominated for the Academy Award for the song score he wrote for the film, and most of those songs were carried over to the musical. Some favorites include, "Happiness," "Love While You Can," " The Minister's Cat," and "Thank You Very Much".

Cortland Rep Announces Upcoming Fall Events
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Cortland Repertory Theatre is announcing upcoming events for the fall months, most to be held at "CRT Downtown" located at 24 Port Watson Street in historic downtown Cortland. "This is our second year-round season, and we're planning more events than last year, with a wide variety to appeal to all tastes," Producing Artistic Director Kerby Thompson says. "Even though the summer is winding down, we've been keeping busy planning for the fall and winter months.  We're very excited about what is coming next!"  (more...)

HAIRSPRAY, HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and More Set for CMT San Jose's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016

Children's Musical Theater San Jose (CMT San Jose), a nationally acclaimed theater company honored 10 times by the NEA and the oldest operating performing arts organization in San Jose, today announced its 49th season of shows. (more...)

The Second City Presents TWIST YOUR DICKENS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

The Second City's TWIST YOUR DICKENS, an irreverent and interactive seasonal satire, will haunt the Toronto Centre for the Arts, this December 2-30, 2016. (more...)

Victory Gardens Extends Chicago Debut of HAND TO GOD Before Opening
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces the extension of its first show of its 42st season, Hand To God by Robert Askins, directed by Gary Griffin due to early ticket demand. (more...)

Mica Paris to Join CHICAGO UK Tour as 'Mama Morton' This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

David Ian, producer of the international award-winning musical CHICAGO, has announced that platinum selling singer, Mica Paris, will star as 'Mama Morton' when the show plays Sunderland Empire from 28 November to 3 December 2016 and Birmingham's New Alexandra Theatre for the Christmas season, from 12 December to 31 December 2016. (more...)

New England's Favorite Holiday Tradition A CHRISTMAS CAROL Starts November 5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2016

Trinity Rep announces its annual presentation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, directed by James Dean Palmer, and featuring resident acting company member Brian McEleney as Scrooge. Performances run November 5 through December 31.Tickets are on sale now and by phone at (401) 351-4242, online at, or in person at the theater's box office at 201 Washington St. A Christmas Carol is presented by Cardi's Furniture with supporting sponsors Amica Insurance and Hasbro, Inc. (more...)

The Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre Presents OLIVER!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2016

The Washington Crossing Open Air Theatre presents a musical with a 'twist' as its next offering when Lionel Bart's legendary award winning Oliver! comes to the outdoor venue for a three weekend run. Set to open on Friday, September 9, the musical will continue through Sunday September 25. Due to the end of summer and an earlier sunset, shows will now begin at 7 pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL and YESTERDAY AND TODAY to Bring the Holidays to Omaha Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

The holiday classic A Christmas Carol and Yesterday and Today, the interactive Beatles show featuring Billy McGuigan and his brothers, return to the Omaha Community Playhouse this holiday season. (more...)

Goodspeed Musicals Announces THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, OKLAHOMA, and RAGS for 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2016

Today Michael Gennaro, Goodspeed's Executive Director, announced the six sensational shows set for next season. Gennaro explained, '2017 is going to be an exciting year at Goodspeed.  We're producing a classic musical comedy, bold new musicals, a completely reinvented musical from some of the finest creative minds in musical theatre and holiday show for all ages.  Goodspeed's rich history is filled with spectacular seasons, and this is one that will stand out.  Our audiences expect only the best from Goodspeed, and we plan to give them exactly what they want: interesting, entertaining and inspiring stories along with plenty of song and dance.' (more...)

Andrew Samonksy, Jason Graae, Beverly Ward and More to Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Concert at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

The 2015-16 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Musical Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company concludes with a concert presentation of Stephen Sondheim and George Furth's MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG. (more...)

Pocket Sandwich Theatre Invites You to Audition
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2016

Sandwich Theatre will hold auditions for 2 of their holiday shows: October 1 and October 2 - EBENEZER Scrooge Saturday, October 8 -FLYNT SAVES CHRISTMAS (more...)

L.I.P. Service Theatre Company to Stage THE ELEPHANT MAN This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2016

L.I.P. Service presents Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN (with original cello composition by Josh Bradford), directed by Shawn Gann and starring Jason Leyva, Pat Watson, and Sara Lovett, with *Bert Pigg and Chris Messersmith. (more...)

L.I.P. Service Theatre Company Presents Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

L.I.P. Service is thrilled to announce their production of Bernard Pomerance's THE ELEPHANT MAN (with original cello composition by Josh Bradford), Directed by Shawn Gann and starring Jason Leyva, Pat Watson, and Sara Lovett; and, featuring *Bert Pigg, and Chris Messersmith. The performance will premiere at The Firehouse Theatre on September 29 at 8:00pm. It will run through October 15 on Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings.  (more...)

Natasha J Barnes To Play Title Role in CINDERELLA at London Palladium
by Marianka Swain - Sep 2, 2016

Natasha J Barnes who will play the title role of Cinderella, Suzie Chard and Wendy Sommerville who will play The Wicked Stepsisters complete the casting for the London Palladium Pantomime this Christmas. They join the previously announced Paul O'Grady (The Wicked Stepmother), Julian Clary (Dandini), Amanda Holden (The Fairy Godmother), Lee Mead (Prince Charming), Paul Zerdin (Buttons), Nigel Havers (Lord Chamberlain) and Count Arthur Strong (Baron Hardup). (more...)

THE BAKELITE MASTERPIECE, Made in the Berkshires and More Join BTG's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce music, comedy and community additions to the fall and winter seasons. (more...)

ASSASSINS Leads 2015-16 Buck Creek Players Encore Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Established in 1970, The Encore Association is comprised solely of nonprofessional theater groups in which no one is paid, which operate on a non-profit basis, offer open auditions, and admission to the general public. (more...)

Dermot Crowley and Dearbhla Molloy to Lead AFTERPLAY at Irish Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Irish Repertory Theatre will present the New York premiere of AFTERPLAY, by Tony and Olivier Award winner Brian Friel. Directed by Joe Dowling (Tartuffe), and starring Irish stage and screen stars Dermot Crowley and Dearbhla Molloy. (more...)

New Songs 'In The Works' at the Duplex This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2016

Honeck-Moss Productions, in conjunction with The Duplex Development Stage is proud to present 'In The Works.' (more...)

Connecticut Repertory Theatre Opens Season with Shakespeare's KING LEAR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Connecticut Repertory Theatre (CRT) opens its 2016-17 season with William Shakespeare's King Lear. Associate Artistic Director Dale AJ Rose will direct.  Performances will be held in the Harriet S. Jorgenson Theatre from October 6ththrough October 16th, 2016.  For tickets and information please visit or call (860) 486-2113. (more...)

Warner Theatre to Kick Off 2016 Holiday Movie Series with THE MUPPET CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

For the fourth year, the Warner Theatre will begin the holiday season by inviting the community to enjoy two holiday films shown on our 50 foot screen. (more...)

CHICAGO to Bring the Cell Block to Marlowe Theatre This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

A nightclub singer, a double-murderess, a smooth-talking lawyer and a cell block of sin: Chicago comes to The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury, next month. (more...)

Carrollwood Players Announces Upcoming Shows
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016


Berkshire Theatre Group Announces Auditions for A CHRISTMAS CAROL, 12/10
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group seeks non-equity actors for its annual community production of A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens, adapted by Eric Hill and directed by Travis G. Daly, running December 10 through December 22 at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfied, MA. (more...)

Jason Graae, Harley Jay and Rebecca Ann Johnson to Star in RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company has announced the complete cast of RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET, a fabulously campy send up of 'Forbidden Planet' and other sci-fi film and TV shows of the 1950s which melds plot elements from The Tempest with language from multiple plays by Shakespeare. (more...)

Victory Gardens Extends HAND TO GOD Again Through October
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Victory Gardens Theater announces the second extension of its critically-acclaimed production of Hand To God by Robert Askins, directed by Gary Griffin due to overwhelming ticket demand. Hand To God now runs through October 30, 2016, at Victory Gardens Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue. (more...)

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre Welcomes Cast of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Actors' Playhouse is thrilled to kick off its 2016-17 Mainstage Season with the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet, on stage October 19, 2016 through January 1, 2017 in the intimate 300-seat Balcony Theatre. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Edward Gero
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 4, 2016


MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Launch Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Actors' Playhouse will kick off its 2016-17 Mainstage Season with the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet, on stage October 19, 2016 through January 1, 2017 in the intimate 300-seat Balcony Theatre. (more...)

Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre to Kick Off the 2016-17 Season with Million Dollar Quartet
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2016

Actors' Playhouse will kick off its 2016-17 Mainstage Season with the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet, on stage October 19, 2016 through January 1, 2017 in the intimate 300-seat Balcony Theatre. (more...)

Charles Dickens' Classic: A CHRISTMAS CAROL Returns to Jacksonville this Christmas!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

The Nebraska Theatre Caravan's national tour returns to Jacksonville with its delightful stage production of Charles Dickens' holiday classic A Christmas Carol, playing at 7:30 p.m. on December 19, 2016 at the Times-Union Center's Moran Theater. (more...)

THE ASTONISHING TIMES OF TIMOTHY CRATCHIT Will Play Workshop Theater This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2016

The Workshop Theater (312 W 36th Street) will present a return engagement of The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit, by popular demand, Thursday, December 1 - Sunday, December, 18, 2016. Featuring a book by Allan Knee (Little Women) with music and lyrics by Andre Catrini, The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit is a musical coming of age story that begins ten years after Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol. Casting will be announced shortly. Tickets are now on sale. (more...)

Simon Callow Returns to the Arts Theatre for A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2016

The hugely popular re-imagining of Charles Dickens' festive staple A Christmas Carol, starring Simon Callow and directed by Tom Cairns, will return to the Arts Theatre in London for a strictly limited season from 8 December to 7 January.   (more...)

Classic Retelling A DICKENS TALE Coming to Ridgefield Playhouse for the Holidays
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The Ridgefield Playhouse and Ridgefield Academy Family Series are bringing the spirit of Christmas to the stage on Saturday, November 19 at 11am and 2pm with "A Dickens Tale" - a retelling of the beloved Charles Dickens' classic, A Christmas Carol.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Grand Theatre Launches Biggest Pantomime Ever- ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

On Tuesday 18 October, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre launched its biggest pantomime to date, ALADDIN, which opens in seven weeks' time on Saturday 10 December. (more...)

Sleeping Trees Returns to Theatre503 with SCROOGE AND THE SEVEN DWARVES Pantomime
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

After the sell-out successes of Cinderella and the Beanstalk, award-winning Sleeping Trees return to Theatre503 with the world premiere of Scrooge and the Seven Dwarves - a glorious cocktail of everyone's favourite pantomimes, directed by highly acclaimed Simon Evans (The Dazzle, Bug, Silence of the Sea). (more...)

A CHRISTMAS CAROL to Return to Van Wezel 12/21
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

A Christmas Carol returns to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Wednesday, December 21at 8PM. This production features the beloved Charles Dickens classic tale exquisitely, brought to life by the Nebraska Theatre Caravan. The lavish, full-scale Broadway-style production features twenty-three performers combined with a magical set. Timeless carols such as "God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen" and "Away In A Manger" are interwoven within the story of tight-fisted middle class merchant Ebenezer Scrooge and all the other much-loved characters from Dickens' 1843 novel, reminding us of the necessity of good will! (more...)

Chicago Theater Works Presents a Comedy Roast of Mr. Scrooge
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

This holiday season, it will be Scrooge's chestnuts roasting on an open fire. Chicago Theater Works announced this week that it will host a Comedy Roast of Mr. Scrooge with seven performances December 8- 23, at the Chicago Theater Works, 1113 W. Belmont Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

American Conservatory Theater Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Featuring a lively cast of dozens, delightful music, gorgeous costumes, and those deliciously spooky ghosts, the Bay Area's favorite holiday tradition returns with American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.)'s celebrated production of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. Now in its 40th year, this version of A Christmas Carol-adapted by Paul Walsh and Carey Perloff-stays true to the heart of Dickens's timeless story of redemption and brings a playful sensibility to his rich language. A Christmas Carol runs November 25-December 24, 2016 at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco).  (more...)

Enjoy Food, Family, Theatre and Fun for the Holidays at Drury Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Drury Lane Theatre celebrates the holiday season with festive events and fun for the whole family. Join Drury Lane for a spook-tacular Halloween Party, enjoy a lavish feast during Thanksgiving Brunch and catch up with friends and family on chilly days with Holiday Afternoon Tea service. (more...)

42nd Street Moon Announces Their NEW MOON
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

San Francisco's leading musical theatre company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Daren A.C. Carollo and Daniel Thomas as the 42nd Street Moon's new Executive Directors. Daren and Daniel will assume the leadership of all artistic and administrative operations of 42nd Street Moon as the company continues to enrich and embolden its mission as it continues to strengthen its position as a leader in the Bay Area performing arts community. (more...)

Aurora Theatre to Present A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

A holiday classic fit for the entire family, Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol returns to Aurora Theatre this holiday season, November 25 -December 23! The timeless tale of miserly Ebenezer Scrooge (Anthony Rodriguez) and his quest for forgiveness unfolds in an unforgettable journey of transformation through Christmas past, present and future. Deemed one of the greatest Christmas stories of all time, audiences of all ages will delight in the spirit of the season as they revisit the splendor of what makes this production a holiday tradition! (more...)

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2016

Ebenezer Scrooge is a prosperous curmudgeon who believes personal wealth is far more valuable than the happiness and comfort of others.  With an infuriated 'Bah! Humbug!' Scrooge expresses his feelings on Christmas tidings and charity, but he's soon forced to face his selfish ways.   (more...)

MAN IN THE RING to Make World Premiere at the Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Court Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Charles Newell and Executive Director Stephen J. Albert, presents the World Premiere of Man in the Ring by Michael Cristofer, directed by Artistic Director Charles Newell. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2016

Love, lust, ex-wives, and transgender role confusion collide in this zany musical comedy making its world premiere at Empire Stage in Fort Lauderdale. Mel Schwartz Sleeps With Mae West is the story of a homophobic senior citizen living in Miami Beach in 1981 who is stunned to discover that his beautiful mistress of the past five years used to be a man! (more...)

BWW Preview: Desert Rose Playhouse, with Ten Desert Star Nominations, Discusses its Upcoming Season
by Audrey Liebross - Aug 26, 2016

Desert Rose Playhouse, the Coachella Valley's 501(c)(3) LGBT-oriented theatre, has received ten nominations for the Desert Theatre League's 2016 Desert Star awards, for three different shows: the drama, ANGELS IN AMERICA, PART ONE, and the comedies, COCK and LOOT. This season, Desert Rose plans to present a largely light-hearted lineup. (more...)

Encore Run for REMEMBERING THE LUX at the Baxter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Alistair izobell's hit production REMEMBERING THE LUX is back by popular demand and returns to the Baxter Theatre for a limited season. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 21
by Audition Roundup - Aug 21, 2016

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 21, 2016 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre of Ventura Announces the Company's 2016 -2017 Mainstage Season STORIES THAT MATTER
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

Rubicon Theatre Company's 2016-2017 Season was publicly announced today at a special event hosted by Joe Spano(Emmy Award and L.A. Drama Critics' Circle Award-winning veteran of stage and screen) and Peter Van Norden (whose numerous credits include five Broadway shows, regional theatre, film and television). The two actors star as Marley and Scrooge, respectively, in the company's adaptation of A Christmas Carol, which was a Critic's Choice in the L.A. Times and will be reprised this December under the direction of Brian McDonald. The season also features the third play in Arlene Hutton's celebrated Nibroc Trilogy, Gulf View Drive, helmed by London-based director Katharine Farmer; Miche Braden reprising her Off-Broadway performance in The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith written by Angelo Parra and directed by Joe Brancato of Penguin Rep; the return of the most popular comedy in Rubicon history, A.R. Gurney's Sylvia, directed by Stephanie A. Coltrin; direct from Off-Broadway, The Other Mozart written by and starring Silvia Milo and directed by Isaac Byrne, about Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart's equally remarkable sister Nannerl; Someone Who'll Watch Over Me, Frank McGuinness' riveting tale based on a true story about three hostages held in Beirut in1986, directed by Katharine Farmer; and King Lear by William Shakespeare, directed by James O'Neil. (more...)

Deaf Actor to Play Quasimodo in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME's Los Angeles Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2016

La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts & McCoy Rigby Entertainment will present the first show of its 2016-2017 season, the Los Angeles premiere production of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, book by Peter Parnell, musical direction by Dennis Castellano, choreography by Dana Solimando and directed by Glenn Casale. (more...)

TARTUFFE, LOVE'S LABOUR'S LOST, ON THE TOWN and More Set for Stolen Shakespeare Guild's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

SSG is happy to announce our 10th Anniversary Season. We can't wait to share all of the excitement we have planned for the coming year! (more...)

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