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What happens when a hot young stripper with a questionable agenda moves into a North Florida mobile home and steals the attention of the married man next door? Lotsa stuff, including — but not limited to — magic marker huffing, handguns, agoraphobia, 70s and 80s nostalgia, talk shows, spray cheese, road kill, hysterical pregnancy, a broken electric chair, kleptomania, flan and disco.

BONNIE & CLYDE, SWEET CHARITY and More Set for WaterTower Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2014

Terry Martin, WaterTower Theatre Producing Artistic Director, today announced the Company's 2014-2015 Main Stage season at a special VIP Sneak Preview held at the Addison Theatre Centre in the Studio Theatre. (more...)

Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell Tribute Fanny Brice at 92Y, Now thru 5/5
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2014

Funny girl, singular talent, American icon. Fanny Brice hit stardom in the 1920s and, almost a century later, still inspires the public imagination. This weekend, May 3, 4, and 5, Lyrics & Lyricists pays tribute to Fanny with Ziegfeld Girl: The Many Faces of Fanny Brice, a night of songs she put on the Broadway map, led by artistic director Ted Sperling, music director of the smash 2008 Broadway revival of South Pacific. Vocalists Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell sing classics like 'Second Hand Rose' and 'My Man'-as well as songs she inspired in Funny Girl. (more...)

Photo Flash: Shuler Hensley Speaks at Manhattan School of Music's 2014 Commencement
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

Manhattan School of Music held its 88th Commencement Ceremony on Friday, May 16, 2014 at The Riverside Church (located at 490 Riverside Drive, New York City). This year, degrees were awarded to 357 graduates from the School's graduate and under­graduate programs who come from 46 states and more than 40 countries. Tony winner Shuler Hensley delivered the commencement address. Scroll down for a photo! (more...)

MCCC OPens THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL at the Kelsey Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2014

It's time for a romp through the trailer park world of Central Florida. Join Pierrot Productions for 'The Great American Trailer Park Musical' at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times for this hilarious send-up of trailer park culture are Fridays, tonight, May 16 and the 23rd at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, May 17 and 24 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, May 18 and 25 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance tonight, May 16. (This show is not recommended for children.) (more...)

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

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Memphis (more...)

BWW Reviews: Big Voices, Big Laughs Define THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL at The Circuit Playhouse
by Caroline Sposto - Mar 5, 2014

This was my first journey to Armadillo Acres and I find the community and its residents hard to aptly describe. Suffice it to say, Betsy Kelso and David Nehls wrote a campy musical melodrama with comedy broader than a double-wide, a plot lighter than an aluminum lawn chair, and stereotypes bolder than a flock of pink flamingos. To my admiration, Director/Choreographer, Courtney Oliver, Music Director, Renee Kemper and seven highly-talented performers, have managed to spin this rather flimsy material into solid, non-stop, over-the-top fun. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 3/30/2014
by BWW - Mar 30, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/30/2014 for Boise (more...)

Feral Tale Theatricals and Rudy Foundation to Present FERAL: A CLOSE AND PERSONAL CABARET, 3/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2014

Feral Tale Theatricals in association with the Rudy Foundation present Intimate Feral: A Close and Personal Cabaret on Friday, March 14th, beginning 7 p.m. at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center. (more...)

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

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Boise (more...)

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

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/02/2014 for Memphis (more...)

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

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

Feral Tale Theatricals and Rudy Foundation Present FERAL: A CLOSE AND PERSONAL CABARET Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Feral Tale Theatricals in association with the Rudy Foundation present Intimate Feral: A Close and Personal Cabaret tonight, March 14th, beginning 7 p.m. at the Summerlin Library and Performing Arts Center. (more...)

SOUTH PARK Meets DESPERATE HOUSE WIVES in Musical Comedy, 7/18-8/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2014

A BIG-hearted musical comedy comes to life at Roleystone Theatre this July, featuring agoraphobia, adultery, '80s nostalgia, kleptomania, strippers and a hysterical pregnancy. (more...)

THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL Coming to Roleystone Theatre in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

A BIG-hearted musical comedy comes to life at Roleystone Theatre this July, featuring agoraphobia, adultery, '80s nostalgia, kleptomania, strippers and a hysterical pregnancy. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Seeks Submissions for 2014 TRU VOICES New Musicals Reading Series; Deadline 8/8
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) seeks submissions for the 14th Annual TRU Voices New Musicals Reading Series. Writers, producers and theater companies are welcome to submit new musicals for consideration in the developmental series. Non members may submit to the TRU Voices New Musicals Series (completed musicals only) for a $25 fee. The deadline for submission is August 8, 2014 (deadline is extended to August 15th for TRU members and shows with a producer attached). (more...)

'ROCKY HORROR', RENT and 'TRAILER PARK MUSICAL' Make Up m.a.d. Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2014

Today, m.a.d. Theatre of Tampa is proud to announce their 2014-2015 season. (more...)

Playhouse on the Square Closes Season with Amy Herzog's 4000 MILES, 7/11-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Playhouse on the Square's 2013 - 2014 season is coming to a close with the regional premier of 4000 Miles at TheatreWorks, running from July 11 - August 3. A critically acclaimed comic drama by new playwright Amy Herzog, 4000 Miles was named TIME magazine's #1 Play of 2012 and was a finalist for the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama. (more...)

FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Set for Stages Repertory Theatre, Now thru 2/16
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2014

Failure: A Love Story by Philip Dawkins will receive its regional premiere with Stages Rep, running tonight, January 22 - February 16, 2014. (more...)

Michael Moeller Productions Presents 'Lullaby of Broadway' to Benefit Peace Valley Holistic Center of Chalfont, PA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2014

Michael Moeller Productions will present the first show in a new "Theatre for a Cause" series when the musical revue, Lullaby of Broadway is presented in February. Set for 6 performances, Lullaby of Broadway will be presented at the Central Bucks Senior Center located at 700 N. Shady Retreat Rd. in Doylestown, PA. The production will be performed on Friday, February 14 at 8 pm, Saturday, February 15 at 8 pm and Sunday, February 16 at 2 pm. A second weekend of performances is scheduled for February 21 and 22 at 8 pm and February 23 at 2 pm. A portion of the proceeds from each ticket sold will be donated to the Peace Valley Holistic Center of Chalfont, PA and their ongoing programs. (more...)

THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL Set for The Circuit Playhouse, Now thru 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Sparkling like aluminum siding, this campy, caustic musical fable is rife with adultery, strippers, murderous ex-boyfriends, Costco, and the Ice Capades. Complete with a trashy Greek chorus of trailer park divas, Armadillo Acres is Florida's most exclusive mobile home community. But when a stripper on the run comes between an agoraphobic housewife and her tollbooth collector husband, the hurricane of laughter begins to brew. Revel in all things trashy. (more...)

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

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

THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL Set for The Circuit Playhouse, 2/28-3/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2014

Sparkling like aluminum siding, this campy, caustic musical fable is rife with adultery, strippers, murderous ex-boyfriends, Costco, and the Ice Capades. Complete with a trashy Greek chorus of trailer park divas, Armadillo Acres is Florida's most exclusive mobile home community. But when a stripper on the run comes between an agoraphobic housewife and her tollbooth collector husband, the hurricane of laughter begins to brew. Revel in all things trashy. (more...)

Betsy Struxness, Allison Guinn and More Set for THE WHO'S TOMMY at Duane Park, 1/6
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2013

Damn the Light Promotions (a nightlife based production and promotion company) founded by Mike Greco and MaryAnne Piccolo present a tribute concert to The Who's TOMMY, Monday, January 6th at Duane Park in NYC's East village. This will be a very special one night only engagement honoring this Hall of Fame concept album and infamous rock opera. (more...)

FAILURE: A LOVE STORY Set for Stages Repertory Theatre, 1/22-2/16
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Failure: A Love Story by Philip Dawkins will receive its regional premiere with Stages Rep, running January 22 - February 16, 2014. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Central NY Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Buddy! Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Central New York! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Tim Riggs Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Central Pennsylvania! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already,tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Houston Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Jay Sullivan Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Houston! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards LAST CHANCE TO VOTE - Erik Wilson Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Voting is now underway for Phoenix! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Central NY Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 -Cynthia Halpin Leads Best Choreography!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for Central New York! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Central PA Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 - Tim Riggs Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for Central Pennsylvania! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already,tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Houston Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 - Jay Sullivan Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for Houston! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Phoenix Holiday Madness Awards Update 12/20 - Erik Wilson Leads!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2013

Voting is now underway for Phoenix! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BroadwayWorld Phoenix Awards Update 12/15 - Can Lynzee Paul Foreman Be Beat?
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2013

Voting is now underway for Phoenix! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

Los Altos Stage Company to Present THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL, 9/4-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2014

The Los Altos Stage Company's 19th anniversary season opens with a caustic musical fable ripe with adultery, hysterical pregnancy, strippers, murderous ex-boyfriends, Costco, and the Ice Capades. The Great American Trailer Park Musical opens September 4 and runs through September 28 at the Bus Barn Theater in Los Altos. (more...)

Stephen Lee Anderson, Stephen Bogardus, Patti Cohenour and More to Lead Steve Martin's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe; Walter Bobbie Directs!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2014

The Old Globe today announced the full cast and creative team for the World Premiere of Bright Star, a new American musical featuring music by Edie Brickell and Steve Martin, lyrics by Brickell, and book by Martin, based on an original story by Martin and Brickell. Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star will run September 13 - November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Preview performances run September 13 - September 27. Opening night is Sunday, September 28 at 7:00 p.m. Single tickets go on sale on Friday, August 8 at noon. (more...)

Stages Repertory Theatre to Present MARIE ANTOINETTE, 10/8-11/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Stages Repertory Theatre will present MARIE ANTOINETTE by David Adjmi, October 8 - November 2, 2014. Produced in cooperation with the University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance, the play will be directed by Leslie Swackhamer and stars Emily Neves in the title role. (more...)

FULL GALLOP, ORAL FIXATION, BONNIE & CLYDE and More Set for WaterTower's 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

WaterTower Theatre's has announced its calendar of events, this month through December 2014. All performances held at The Addison Theatre Centre unless otherwise noted. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Taylor Beyer and More to Star in TUTS Underground's REEFER MADNESS; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2014

Mary Jane and friends are coming to town! TUTS Underground is taking you on a hilarious, psychedelic journey through Reefer Madness, Sept. 25 - Oct. 5 in Zilkha Hall at The Hobby Center. Inspired by the classic 1936 anti-marijuana propaganda film, this tongue-in-cheek musical follows the hysterical downward spiral that arises when a group of clean-cut kids fall prey to the dreaded marijuana, and we're here to tell you who those crazy kids are. (more...)

CREATURES OF HABIT World Premiere to Play Dixon Place, 10/3-18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Dixon Place will present a world premiere of Creatures of Habit, choreographed by Jonathan Royse Windham to original music composed by Daniel Kazemi. Mr. Windham was recently named one of Dance Magazine's "25 to Watch." Creatures of Habit will play for three weekends beginning Friday, October 3rd through Saturday, October 18th. Tickets are $16 in advance, $20 at the door and $12 for students and seniors. For tickets for all performances at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street), call 212.219.0736 or go to www.dixonplace.org. (more...)

Unicorn Theatre to Present HANDS ON A HARDBODY, 9/3-28
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

Hands on a Hardbody is a new rock musical about 10 Texans whose new lease on life is so close they can touch it. Under a scorching sun for days on end and armed with nothing but hope and ambition, they'll fight to keep at least one hand on a brand-new truck in order to win it. In this hard-fought contest, only one winner can drive away with the American dream. (more...)

DOGFIGHT Begins Run at Lesher Center for the Arts on 9/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Dogfight is the Off-Broadway smash hit musical Produced by "OMG, I Love That Show!" Productions playing a limited 3-week engagement from September 5th through 21st at the Lesher Center for the Arts. Tickets are $30-$39 and available at The Lesher Center for the Arts box office (1601 Civic Drive Walnut Creek, CA 94596), by visiting www.omgilovethatshow.com, or by calling 925-943-7469. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 925-943-7469. (more...)

Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell to Tribute Fanny Brice at 92Y, 5/3-5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2014

Funny girl, singular talent, American icon. Fanny Brice hit stardom in the 1920s and, almost a century later, still inspires the public imagination. On May 3, 4, and 5, Lyrics & Lyricists pays tribute to Fanny with Ziegfeld Girl: The Many Faces of Fanny Brice, a night of songs she put on the Broadway map, led by artistic director Ted Sperling, music director of the smash 2008 Broadway revival of South Pacific. Vocalists Capathia Jenkins, Leslie Kritzer, Faith Prince and Clarke Thorell sing classics like "Second Hand Rose" and "My Man"-as well as songs she inspired in Funny Girl. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boise - Week of 4/06/2014
by BWW - Apr 6, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/06/2014 for Boise (more...)

NOELLE HANNIBAL Live Web Show Featuring CHRIS BARILLARO on Piano
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

Noelle Hannibal and Chris Barillaro will be doing a special live webcast on Concert Window at 8:30pm EDT on April 15. (more...)

Los Altos Stage Company Announces WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF, URINETOWN, & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2014

Los Altos Stage Company is pleased to announce the line-up for our 19th annual season at the Bus Barn Theater in Los Altos. Comprised of two musicals and three plays, next season's selections are rife with misunderstanding, misperception, and misdirection - just when you think you know what it's all about, you realize you don't. Think again. (more...)

Cast Announced for Kokandy Productions' ASSASSINS, Running 6/13-7/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2014

Kokandy Productions has announced casting for ASSASSINS, directed by Rachel Edwards Harvith with music direction by Kory Danielson and choreography by Mike Ford. ASSASSINS begins performances on Friday, June 13, 2014 with Press Opening on Saturday, June 14th, and runs at Theater Wit in Chicago through Sunday, July 20, 2014. (more...)

MCCC to Stage THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL at the Kelsey Theatre, 5/16-25
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

It's time for a romp through the trailer park world of Central Florida. Join Pierrot Productions for "The Great American Trailer Park Musical" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre. Dates and show times for this hilarious send-up of trailer park culture are Fridays, May 16 and 23 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, May 17 and 24 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, May 18 and 25 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on May 16. (This show is not recommended for children.) (more...)

GYPSY to Run 5/9-6/1 at Playhouse on the Square
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

The entertainment continues at Playhouse on the Square with the Tony award-winning musical Gypsy! Based on burlesque dancer Gypsy Rose Lee's memoirs of life with the ultimate stage mother, Gypsy follows the dreams and efforts of Mama Rose as she pushes her two daughters into show business during the last days of Vaudeville. With famous Sondheim songs such as, "Everything's Coming up Roses," 'You'll Never Get Away From Me,' and 'Let Me Entertain You,' Gypsy is a shining American musical theatre classic. (more...)

SpeakEasy's Paul Daigneault to Receive 2014 Norton Award for Sustained Excellence
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

SpeakEasy Stage Company Founder and Producing Artistic Director Paul Daigneault has been named the recipient of the 2014 Elliot Norton Prize for Sustained Excellence, The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) announced today. (more...)

ALL THE WAY, Bryan Cranston, THE FLICK, ONCE, Andre De Shields and More Among 2014 Elliot Norton Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

The Boston Theater Critics Association (BTCA) has announced over 25 nominations of actors, directors, designers and ensembles to be presented at 32nd Annual Elliot Norton Awards on Monday May 19 at The Wheelock Family Theatre. (more...)

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