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Company of Fools Stages AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens tonight, September 30, and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (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...)

Lyric Stage Announces Cast, Creative Team for COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces the cast & creative team for COMPANY, with Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM and Book by GEORGE FURTH. Directed by Spiro Veloudos with music director Catherine Stornetta and choreography & musical staging by Rachel Bertone, COMPANY will run September 2 - October 9, 2016. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - October 4, 2015
by - Oct 4, 2015

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on October 4 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Jennifer Roberts to Return to Don't Tell Mama This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2015

After successful shows at Judy's Chelsea and Don't Tell Mama, Jennifer Roberts is back to celebrate her love for Manhattan with her show at New York hotspot Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th St., New York, NY) on November 20, 2015 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Andrew Samonksy, Jason Graae, Beverly Ward and More to Star in MERRILY WE ROLL ALONG Concert at Rubicon
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 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...)

Jennifer Roberts to Return to Don't Tell Mama This November
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

After successful shows at Judy's Chelsea and Don't Tell Mama, Jennifer Roberts is back to celebrate her love for Manhattan with her show at New York hotspot Don't Tell Mama (343 West 46th St., New York, NY) on November 20, 2015 at 7 p.m. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 5/31/2015
by BWW - May 31, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/31/2015 for Miami (more...)

BWW Interview: An Evening of 'Short Stories' and a Song Book To Die For: THE ALL NIGHT STRUT
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - May 26, 2017

“The All Night Strut has a songbook to die for! It may not be as riotously funny as The Irish and How They Got Way was,” says Maine State Music Theatre's Artistic Director Curt Dale Clark, but I know from experience that the audience will leave the theatre exhilarated!” Clark, who will co-produce the show with Anita Stewart, Artistic Director of Portland Stage, describes the musical revue as “a collection of vignettes, each of which plays out before the next one begins. It is sort of like an evening of short stories that paints a colorful and poignant picture of 20th century America in the years of the Great Depression, World War II, and the post-war.” (more...)

AN EVENING OF CLASSIC BROADWAY Set for Rockwell Table and Stage, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

An Evening of Classic Broadway, the popular ongoing line-up show now in its second year, will be back at Rockwell Table and Stage on Monday evening, June 13th. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 5/10/2015
by BWW - May 10, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/10/2015 for New Jersey (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Detroit - Week of 5/01/2016
by BWW - May 1, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/01/2016 for Detroit (more...)

Jennifer Roberts Tributes Broadway Legend Sheldon Harnick Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Singer Jennifer Roberts will toast the 92nd birthday of legendary Broadway lyricist and composer Sheldon Harnick with a tribute show celebrating his impressive body of work. Jennifer will be joined in the special performance at New York hotspot 'Don't Tell Mama' by musical director Tedd Firth and bassist Tom Hubbard. (more...)

Meadow Brook Theatre Announces 52nd Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Meadow Brook Theatre is proud to announce its 2017-2018 season. The 52nd season promises to please with a Broadway preview, three joyous musicals and four Michigan premieres! (more...)

Jennifer Roberts Returns to Manhattan for Tribute to Broadway Legend Sheldon Harnick on 3/31
by Louisa Brady - Mar 13, 2016

Singer Jennifer Roberts will toast the 92nd birthday of legendary Broadway lyricist and composer Sheldon Harnick with a tribute show celebrating his impressive body of work. Jennifer will be joined in the special performance at New York hotspot 'Don't Tell Mama' by musical director Tedd Firth and bassist Tom Hubbard. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 6/07/2015
by BWW - Jun 7, 2015

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/07/2015 for Miami (more...)

THE ALL NIGHT STRUT Opens at The Texas Repertory Theatre Co. on 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, concludes its 11th Anniversary "Emerging Visions" Season with The All Night Strut!, a musical review of 1930's and 40's songs, opening July 7th and running 4 performances a week through July 31st. (more...)

Texas Repertory Theatre Co.'s THE ALL NIGHT STRUT! Opens in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, concludes its 11th Anniversary 'Emerging Visions' Season with The All Night Strut!, a musical review of 1930's and 40's songs, opening July 7th and running 4 performances a week through July 31st. (more...)

ALMOST ELTON JOHN & Atlanta Pops Orchestra Set for Fred Amphitheater, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Craig A Meyer is considered to be the best Elton John tribute artist in the market. His strong vocals, striking resemblance and amazing talent on the piano are captivating audiences everywhere! (more...)

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Houston
by Natalie de la Garza - Jun 15, 2016

Another summer, another year of looking for excuses to stay indoors. Luckily for you, the Houston theatre scene's got you covered. From new works to wholesome classics, swing dancing to demented puppets, there's something for everyone this year. So make plans to stay inside and consider some of the BWW Houston editors' picks for the upcoming summer season. (more...)

THE ALL NIGHT STRUT Opens at The Texas Repertory Theatre Co. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, concludes its 11th Anniversary 'Emerging Visions' Season with The All Night Strut!, a musical review of 1930's and 40's songs, opening tonight, July 7th, and running 4 performances a week through July 31st. (more...)

The All Night Strut Opens Today at The Texas Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, concludes its 11th Anniversary 'Emerging Visions' Season with The All Night Strut!, a musical review of 1930's and 40's songs, opening today, July 7th and running 4 performances a week through July 31st. (more...)

The All Night Strut Opens This Week at The Texas Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, concludes its 11th Anniversary "Emerging Visions" Season with The All Night Strut!, a musical review of 1930's and 40's songs, opening this Thursday, July 7th and running 4 performances a week through July 31st. (more...)

THE ALL NIGHT STRUT Enters Final Weekend at Texas Repertory Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, concludes its 11th Anniversary 'Emerging Visions' Season with The All Night Strut!, a musical review of 1930's and 40's songs, running 4 performances a week through July 31st. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE ALL NIGHT STRUT Resurrects the Sounds of the 30s and 40s
by Paul Batterson - Jul 13, 2015

Composer George Gershwin had been dead for almost six decades by the time Connor Allston, Lottie Prenevost, J.T. Wood and Morgan Wood were born. Yet the combined power of the voices of that quartet brought back to life the music of Gershwin and his contemporaries in Otterbein University's production of THE ALL NIGHT STRUT. (more...)

Texas Repertory Theatre Co. to End 11th Season With THE ALL NIGHT STRUT
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2016

The Texas Repertory Theatre Co., Houston's Uptown Classic Theatre, concludes its 11th Anniversary "Emerging Visions" Season with The All Night Strut!, a musical review of 1930's and 40's songs, running 4 performances a week through July 31st. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 15, 2017
by - Jan 15, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

BWW's On This Day - January 15, 2016
by - Jan 15, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on January 15 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)


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Company of Fools to Stage AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2015

Company of Fools (COF) will present the critically acclaimed and award-winning play, AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY, by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tracy Letts for the second show of their 20th Season. Letts's jaw-dropping masterpiece opens September 30 and runs through October 17, 2015 at the Liberty Theatre in Hailey, Idaho. (more...)

Lyric Stage Announces Cast, Creative Team for COMPANY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2016

The Lyric Stage Company of Boston announces the cast & creative team for COMPANY, with Music and Lyrics by STEPHEN SONDHEIM and Book by GEORGE FURTH. Directed by Spiro Veloudos with music director Catherine Stornetta and choreography & musical staging by Rachel Bertone, COMPANY will run September 2 - October 9, 2016. (more...)

Cast Announced for Lyric Stage's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2015

As the Lyric Stage has shown with Into the Woods, Sweeney Todd, Big River, and more, our forte is turning a grand musical into a completely thrilling event in our uniquely intimate space. Now, director Scott Edmiston will re-fashion My Fair Lady, the delightful story of a down-on-her- luck London flower girl taken on as an 'experiment' by a chauvinistic speech therapist, into another Lyric Stage winner. Based on George Bernard Shaw's beloved play Pygmalion, My Fair Lady introduced the world to a treasure trove of classic tunes including 'I Could Have Danced All Night,' 'On the Street Where You Live,' 'The Rain in Spain,' and 'I've Grown Accustomed to Her Face.' (more...)

UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television to Present CAROUSEL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2016

The UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (UCLA TFT) announced today a new revival of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Carousel, set to open Friday, May 6, 2016 at UCLA TFT's Freud Playhouse. The play, directed by UCLA TFT Adjunct Associate Professor Jeremy Mann, with musical direction by Adjunct Associate Professor Dan Belzer, will feature Broadway actress Linda Kerns and undergraduate acting students from the UCLA TFT Department of Theater. (more...)

BWW Interview: A Desire To Be the Absolute Best We Can: MSMT Launches Its 2017 Season
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Apr 6, 2017

'At the end of last summer I told myself that we were not going to try to top the 2016 season. I was going to think of 2017 as a completely separate and unique adventure, but the end result is that we are already topping our previous metrics in terms of ticket sales.' The speaker, Curt Dale Clark, Maine State Music Theatre's energetic and charismatic Artistic Director, is reflecting on the sold out 2016 season which garnered the company lavish critical and audience acclaim and made an MSMT ticket one of the hottest items in the region. (more...)

April Entertainment at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

pring has sprung at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room with April's lively entertainment lineup! This month's performances (in order of appearance) include Jonathan Karrant, Courtney Day, Paula Johns "Happy Birthday Ella", Bob Egan (for his Singer's Showcase), Michael Richard Kelly with a special birthday celebration weekend for Dino Kelly-Cataldi and, the last weekend in April features Jeffrey Coon. Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room - the unique dining and entertainment experience reminiscent of the sophisticated supper clubs of the 40s and 50s - is located at 287 Keswick Avenue in Glenside, PA. There is Saturday and SundayBrunch from 11 a.m. to 2:30 with a new and exciting bar menu. and soon dining al fresco with outdoor bar and lounge area will be open. See www.dinosbackstage.com or call 215-884-2000 for more information, including specific music charges and minimums in The Celebrity Room. (more...)

'LADY DAY', BABETTE'S FEAST, ALL NIGHT STRUT! and More Set for Portland Stage's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Portland Stage has announced its 2017-18 Mainstage Season! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Baltimore (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/30/2017
by BWW - Apr 30, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/30/2017 for Portland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 4/03/2016
by BWW - Apr 3, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/03/2016 for Phoenix (more...)

Ed Hoopman, Maritza Bostic and Jared Troilo to Lead CAMELOT at Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

A love triangle for the ages meets a new adaptation for today in Lerner & Loewe's CAMELOT at Lyric Stage. (more...)

May Entertainment Announced at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

April showers bring May flowers, but Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room brings outstanding entertainment to the stage all month long in May! First, Michael Richard Kelly honors pays tribute to an icon with "Songs of Judy Garland" on May 5 and 6. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 4/24/2016
by BWW - Apr 24, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/24/2016 for Phoenix (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Portland (more...)

Summer Stages Maine: A Sampling of Best Picks
by Carla Maria Verdino-Sllwold - Apr 20, 2017

There are plenty of reasons to make Maine your summer destination: the breathtaking coastline, beautiful beaches, pristine trails to hike, waterways to sail, and wildlife to observe. But Maine also has a long history of being home to respected summer theatres, and in recent seasons the wealth of performance offerings has not only increased in number, but also in quality. Maine can proudly say that it boasts some of the finest regional theatre companies in the country. Here are my editorial picks among the many possibilities for theatre-lovers. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 4/17/2016
by BWW - Apr 17, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/17/2016 for Phoenix (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Portland (more...)

Maine State Music Theatre and Portland Stage Team for THE ALL NIGHT STRUT!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre (MSMT) in Brunswick and Portland Stage (PS) in Portland announce a second partnership and artistic collaboration that will continue to broaden the connection between the two communities and deepen the program offerings for both theatres' audiences.  (more...)

Cast Announced for TUTS Underground's HEATHERS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

TUTS Underground presents the cast of the Heathers: The Musical, which makes its Houston debut on April 28, 2016. Based on the 1989 cult classic film, this musical is a dark, delicious story of the most powerful and ruthless clique at Westerberg High - Heather, Heather and Heather. Veronica Sawyer, the only non-Heather of the clique, rejects their ruthless regime when she falls for bad boy J.D. who wants to see all the Heathers six feet under. (more...)

April Entertainment Continues at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Spring has sprung at Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room with April's lively entertainment lineup! This month's performances (in order of appearance) include Jonathan Karrant, Courtney Day, Paula Johns "Happy Birthday Ella", Bob Egan (for his Singer's Showcase), Michael Richard Kelly with a special birthday celebration weekend for Dino Kelly-Cataldi and, the last weekend in April features Jeffrey Coon. Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room - the unique dining and entertainment experience reminiscent of the sophisticated supper clubs of the 40s and 50s - is located at 287 Keswick Avenue in Glenside, PA. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Phoenix - Week of 4/10/2016
by BWW - Apr 10, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/10/2016 for Phoenix (more...)

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