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Previews Begin Tonight for Encore Run of The Assembly's Hit Play HOME/SICK
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

The Assembly proudly present a remount of their hit play, New York Times Critics' Pick HOME/SICK, about the radical student activist movement of the '60s, devised and written collectively, directed by 2017 Lucille Lortel Award winner Jess Chayes, and featuring the original 2011 cast and design team. HOME/SICK runs from March 9 - 25, 2017 in a limited engagement at JACK, located at 505 1/2 Waverly Avenue between Fulton St. and Atlantic Ave. in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn. Previews begin March 9 for a March 11 opening. (more...)

Audiences Will Laugh and Cry with The 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE 
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Brelby Theatre Company opens The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee this Friday. (more...)

Louis Riel Returns to the Canadian Opera Company
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Canadian history comes to life on the stage of the Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts this spring when Harry Somers' Louis Riel returns to the Canadian Opera Company. A new production of this uniquely Canadian contribution to the opera world is being conceived by one of Canadian theatre's most acclaimed and inventive directors, Peter Hinton, with the COC's celebrated music director, Johannes Debus, conducting. This production of Louis Riel is proudly presented by the COC and its co-producer, National Arts Centre (NAC), in anticipation of Canada's sesquicentennial and the 50th anniversary of the opera's premiere. Louis Riel is sung in English, French, Michif and Cree with English, French, Michif and Cree SURTITLESTM, and runs for seven performances by the COC on April 20, 23, 26, 29, May 2, 5, 13, 2017 at Toronto's Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts. It will premiere in Ottawa by the NAC on June 15 and 17, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Michael Innocenti & Eleanor J. Todd of PARADE at Keegan Theatre
by Jamie McGonnigal - Mar 6, 2017

When PARADE opened on Broadway in 1998, it was a historical musical drama based on a true story about anti-semitism and racism in the post Civil-War South. Nearly 20 years later, it has become a stark reminder of times we may not want to return to, but our front pages seem to be repeating. (more...)

Brelby Theatre Company Announces Creative Team for THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Shelby Elise Maticic is the Artistic Director of the Brelby Theatre Company. She has BS in Theatre Performance from Northern Arizona University and an MFA in Arts Entrepreneurship & Management from Arizona State University. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 3/6/2017
by - Mar 6, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 3/6/2017. (more...)

Confederation Centre of the Arts Welcomes AJ Bridel to Green Gables
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Trading Kinky Boots' red heels for red braids, AJ Bridel is set for school again. The 22-year-old actress will become the 18th triple threat to play Anne Shirley at The Charlottetown Festival, joining an all new production led by Artistic Director Adam Brazier. (more...)

People's Light presents I AND YOU
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

People's Light stages the Philadelphia premiere of one of the most-produced new plays in America this past year, Lauren Gunderson's I and You. This "sharp and funny 80-minute drama" (Washington Post) centers on two quick-minded young people: Caroline, a sardonic social critic, and Anthony, an easygoing athlete. When they're thrown together to complete a school report on Walt Whitman's Leaves of Grass, these perceptive teens discover they have more in common than they could possibly anticipate. An unconventional romance, "spring-loaded with the element of surprise" (Boston Globe), I and You explores the mysteries of human connection and the courage it takes to be vulnerable in our uncertain world. The production plays on the Steinbright Stage from March 29 through April 23, 2017. People's Light is located at 39 Conestoga Road, Malvern, PA 19355. For tickets, call 610.644.3500 or visit peopleslight.org. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE LIAR at Black Box Arts Center
by Johnna Leary - Mar 3, 2017

If you enjoyed the movie Liar Liar, starring Jim Carey, then prepare for a hilarious evening of theater with a twist. The Liar, a comedy premiering at the Black Box Arts Center in Shepherdstown, features a main character who cannot tell the truth! (more...)

BWW Review: And Yet She Persisted - STEEL MAGNOLIAS Perseveres With Heritage Players
by Cybele Pomeroy - Mar 28, 2017

The script of STEEL MAGNOLIAS celebrates the resilience of women, and this production of it particularly does so.It is a production of heart, from many hearts, and quite heart-warming. (more...)

SPACE JUNK Director Goes For Fast, Snappy, Funny
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

'After reading Space Junk,' said Luke Gomez, 'I thought. 'This is just like Home Improvement but with Aliens!' I decided I would focus on grunt noises and light hearted smirks to the audience.' (more...)

Boston Playwrights' Theatre Continues Season with EVERY PIECE OF ME
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) brings its 2016-17 season to a close with Every Piece of Me by Mary Conroy. Running from April 20-30, this new family drama is directed by Zohar Fuller and co-produced with Boston University College of Fine Arts. (more...)

BWW Review: Toe-Tapping 42ND STREET Tour Brings Sunny Song and Dance to Providence
by Veronica Bruscini - Mar 25, 2017

When it comes to classic song-and-dance theater, it doesn't get much more "Broadway" than 42ND STREET. The show is breezy and buoyant, a carefree love letter to the Great White Way and to the art of the stage musical. (more...)

2017 Jimmy Awards to Honor Two Inspiring Teachers This June
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The National High School Musical Theatre Awards (NHSMTA)/Jimmy Awards has announced the inaugural Inspiring Teacher Award, presented by Wells Fargo to Brendan Jennings, John Burroughs High School, Burbank, CA, and Larry Robinson, Central Academy of Technology and Arts, Monroe, NC for the encouragement and inspiration that led their students to win the 2016 coveted Jimmy Award for Best Performance by an Actress and Best Performance by an Actor. (more...)

BWW Review: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN at The Des Moines Playhouse
by Nolan Boggess - Mar 24, 2017

It is a known fact that any cold heart can be warmed by a seven foot mute monster in tap shoes singing Irving Berlin's "Puttin' on the Ritz". If you happen to be a fan of Mel Brooks' film Young Frankenstein, you already know this. But, if you happen to be like me and have never seen the iconic film, you need to go see The Des Moines Playhouse's production of Young Frankenstein immediately. (more...)

Center for Performance Research Annual Benefit Party Honoring Randall Bourscheidt
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

CPR - Center for Performance Research, an artist-driven organization co-founded by Jonah Bokaer Choreography and John Jasperse & Thin Man Dance, Inc. to support the development of new works in contemporary dance, will host the organization's annual benefit party on April 3, 2017 at the organization's Brooklyn home. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse Children's Theatre Camps Offer Training for Ages 5 to 16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2017

The Ogunquit Playhouse Children's Theatre Camps are filling up fast. Register your aspiring thespian today for either the Rising Star Camp for children ages 5 to 8, Center Stage Camp for children ages 8 to 10, or the Junior Players Camp for ages 9 to 16. These programs offer theatrical training in a supportive and nurturing environment, and no prior training or skill level is required to participate. (more...)

California Symphony Presents the World Premiere of TANGLE EYE, 5/7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

 Music Director Donato Cabrera leads the California Symphony in the world premiere of the newly-commissioned cello concerto, Tangle Eye, by its current Young American Composer-in-Residence, Dan Visconti, with soloist Inbal Segev on Sunday, May 7 at 4 pm at the Lesher Center for the Arts in Walnut Creek. The Israeli-American cellist, now based in New York, is a champion of contemporary music, and performs as a soloist with a Bay Area orchestra for the first time in the Orchestra's May 7 season finale. This is Visconti's final work as a Young American Composer-in-Residence with the Orchestra; his residency ends this year. The California Symphony also performs Bruckner's Symphony No. 6 for the first time in its 30-year history, and the program opens with Beethoven's Coriolan Overture. (more...)

Guest Conductor Richard Egarr Makes His Utah Symphony Debut on an All-Bach Program
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

On March 24 and 25 at 7:30 PM, guest conductor Richard Egarr takes to the podium, leading the Utah Symphony in an evening of music by Johann Sebastian Bach. Also featured on the program are Utah Symphony Principal Flutist Mercedes Smith and Concertmaster Madeline Adkins. Tickets start at $21 ($15 for students), and can be purchased at www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 533-6683. (more...)

Adventure Theatre MTC Academy to Reach $100K in Scholarships
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

???????For its fourth consecutive year, Adventure Theatre MTC Academy will award over $25,000+ in scholarships to young performing arts students in the Montgomery County and Washington, D.C. area for its Summer Musical Theater Training Program and Summer Musical Theater Camp. (more...)

BWW Interview: Shenandoah's Jake Emmerling Says 'Hello'
by Christopher Castanho - Mar 21, 2017

It's always a comfort knowing that alumni from your Musical Theatre program are working and doing great things in the entertainment industry. Jake Emmerling is doing just that, currently spreading the good word across the country in The Book of Mormon national tour as a member of the ensemble. After returning to his alma mater for an afternoon to teach a choreography masterclass, I was lucky enough to sit down with the performer and hear about his experience being on tour with such a big Broadway hit. (more...)

BWW Blog: Amanda Grillo - Theater Club Corner: Meet the Short Play Festival Directors
by Guest Blogger: Amanda Grillo - Mar 21, 2017

Coming up March 24th and 25th, we have the theater club's first short play festival. Completely student run, this festival will showcase published plays as well as two original student works. These plays are performed, designed, and directed by the students. As one of the student directors, I can't begin to tell you about how proud I am to be a part of this festival. This is my first time directing outside of classes and I am absolutely thrilled to be directing Smitten written by Mark Harvey Levine. The entire experience has shaped me as a director, actor, designer, and even an audience member. It has definitely impacted how I will look at future productions and has given me even more respect for the various positions involved in making a production happen. Let's meet some of my other fellow directors shall we? (more...)

LIGHTS OUT, SKELETON CREW and More Set for People's Light's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

The 2017-2018 Season at People's Light features iconic and intimate stories of heroism and hope, rebellion and romance. (more...)

Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory Proudly Announce their 2017-18 Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

On Monday, March 20, 2017, Asolo Rep and the FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training proudly announced their 2017-18 seasons in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER, FAMILIAR, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE and More on Tap for Guthrie Theater's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

The Guthrie Theater today announced seven of the nine productions to be offered as part of the theater's 2017-2018 subscription season, including Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet and Todd Kreidler's Guess Who's Coming to Dinner on the Wurtele Thrust Stage, and Lillian Hellman's Watch on the Rhine, Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit, Danai Gurira's Familiar, Kia Corthron's world premiere adaptation of Ibsen's An Enemy of the People and Matthew Lopez's The Legend of Georgia McBride on the McGuire Proscenium Stage. (more...)

Jan McArt's New Play Reading Series Presents Michael McKeever's Latest
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

There's a playwright missing in action this week at Boca Raton's Lynn University where, on Monday, 'Jan McArt's New Play Readings' series will present a staged reading of Michael McKeever's latest work, 'THE CAMP.'     (more...)

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company Presents SWEET CHARITY
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Point Park University's Conservatory Theatre Company presents Sweet Charity, a classic American musical based on the Federico Fellini film, The Nights of Cabiria, about finding genuine love in a world of deceit. With big, brassy numbers and Fosse-esque choreography, Sweet Charity is a pivotal show that has defined jazz musicals.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Bryan Fox Directs MALICIOUS BUNNY
by Don Grigware - Mar 17, 2017

Director Bryan Fox is an award-winning writer, director, and actor, as well as notable photographer whose work has been displayed in gallery shows around the world. Most recently, his photography was shown at the prestigious Art Basel in Miami. Bryan began directing with his short film "Dissonance" which screened throughout the U.S. and opened film festivals in Canada, Italy, Germany, and India. It won over 20 awards including Best Short Film at the Accolade Global Film Competition, Indie Fest Awards, LA Spotlight Film Festival, Waterfront Film Festival, Dada Saheb Phalke Film Festival and the Temecula Film Festival. He also wrote and directed the film "We Alone' which took top prize for music video at the Accolade Global Film Festival. Bryan most recently directed an upcoming episode of the web series "Gossip Boy." (more...)

Rare & Limited Release Frank Zappa Albums to Be Made Available Physically & Digitally Via Zappa Records/UMe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Two dozen rare and limited release Frank Zappa recordings will be made widely available around the world when UMe assumes distribution of the albums as part of their global partnership with the Zappa Family Trust. (more...)

Guest Blog: Director Dan Hutton On Topical Play BIG GUNS
by Guest Blog: Dan Hutton - Mar 16, 2017

When I first read Big Guns in the early autumn last year, it felt very much like a play about how political and cultural establishments can create the illusion of threat in order to gain power and control over a population. In the wake of Brexit and the 2015 UK election victory, the way in which two characters summon an imaginary gunman into the room evoked, for me, how those two campaigns played on our fear and insecurities to assert dominance. (more...)

Ballet Hispanico Announces its 2017 New York Season at the Joyce Theater Featuring All-Female Choreographers
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Ballet Hispánico, the nation's premier Latino dance organization, brings its bold and eclectic brand of contemporary dance to the Joyce Theater with a program of all-female choreographers from April 18-23, 2017. Tickets start at $10 and are on sale now at Joyce.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Red Branch Theatre Company's MAD LIBS LIVE, Opening This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

Red Branch Theatre Company (RBTC) opens its 2017 season entitled Mad About You with the interactive word game-turned-musical Mad Libs Live this weekend. Performances continue weekend through April 8th. Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

BWW Blog: Clarissa Moon - Talking with Whitney Morse from THE LAST 5 YEARS at The Studio Theatre 
by Guest Blogger: Clarissa Moon - Mar 14, 2017

The Studio Theatre continues its inaugural season with Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST 5 YEARS. The musical follows the five-year relationship between Cathy and Jamie, from their first date to their divorce. I talked with Whitney Morse (Cathy) about The Rehearsal process, her inspiration, and the challenges of telling a story backwards.  (more...)

New York Philharmonic's Open Rehearsal Cancelled, 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The New York Philharmonic's Open Rehearsal scheduled to take place Wednesday, March 15, 2017, at 9:45 a.m. is cancelled due to a change in The Rehearsal schedule, which was impacted by the winter storm. The concert taking place that evening at 7:30 p.m. at David Geffen Hall will go on as scheduled. Refunds for the Open Rehearsal will be issued to the original method of payment within seven to ten business days. For information please call the New York Philharmonic Customer Relations Department at (212) 875-5656. (more...)

Almeida Theatre Announces Full Programme for HAMLET FOR FREE Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Hamlet for Free will run from Monday 10 - Thursday 13 April with five performances of the Almeida's production of Hamlet, directed by Robert Icke with Andrew Scott in the title role, exclusively available to anyone aged 25 and under. Alongside the play, Hamlet For Free will feature a programme of free performances, events, and workshops inspired by the themes and making of Hamlet. (more...)

John Guare's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION Plays The Red House Arts Center This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

The Red House Arts Center continues its 2017 season with Six Degrees of Separation, by award-winning playwright John Guare which runs now through March 18th. Diamonds and denim clash in this fast-paced and wildly clever play inspired by true events. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 3/13/2017
by - Mar 13, 2017

This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 3/13/2017. (more...)

BWW Review: Sally Field Stars In Sam Gold's Exquisite Production of THE GLASS MENAGERIE
by Michael Dale - Mar 12, 2017

One of the great things about live theatre is its lack of permanence. In film, the words, directorial choices, performances and other artistic contributions all exist as an unchangeably whole work of art. But with theatre, each production of a play, no matter how many times it has been done before, begins with only the author's text, leaving a new collection of creative souls to decide what to do with it. (more...)

BWW Preview: THE SAVANNAH SIPPING SOCIETY at Old Opera House
by Johnna Leary - Mar 10, 2017

Directed by Steven Brewer and debuting on the Old Opera House stage, The Savannah Sipping Society is a hysterical and sentimental show about the relationship between four women, formed over an impromptu happy hour. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Caissie Levy and Tony Yazbeck Rehearse for NY Pops' Tribute to Kander & Ebb
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 10, 2017

On March 10, 2017 at 8:00PM, The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, will continue its 34th season at Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium/Perelman Stage, by bringing to life the iconic partnership of Fred Ebb and John Kander, who celebrates his 90th birthday this year. BroadwayWorld world was there for The Rehearsal. (more...)

SOUTH AFRICA: THEN & NOW—Two Monumental Plays by Two South African Icons in Rep at Mosaic
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Mosaic Theater Company of DC presents South Africa: Then & Now, a dynamic spring repertory that takes audience members back to the depths of Apartheid, before moving forward to the ongoing search for truth and reconciliation in a wounded country. The repertory launches with Athol Fugard's seminal masterpiece, BLOOD KNOT (March 29-April 30, 2017)-an intimate parable about a brotherhood devastated by the constraints of Apartheid-under the direction of Studio Theatre Founding Artistic Director Joy Zinoman, making her Mosaic Theater Company debut. (more...)

BWW Interview: Playwright Georgina Escobar Brings 'Sci-Fi Feminism' to Aurora Theatre in SWEEP
by Sally Henry - Mar 1, 2017

This season at Aurora Theatre in Lawrenceville, audiences get the chance to see the melding of sci-fi and feminism in a new way. Making its world premiere, Georgina Escobar's SWEEP introduces creative worlds and presents the constant theme of balance among the characters, letting audiences decide what deeper meanings they take away from it. (more...)

Dancers' Group's Free Bay Area Dance Week To Begin 4/21-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Dancers' Group is pleased to present Bay Area Dance Week, April 21-30, 2017. Now in it's 19th year, Bay Area Dance Week is one of the nation's largest, most joyful and inclusive celebrations of movement and dance. This year's festival features nearly 400 events, all are entirely free to the community. (more...)

BWW Interview: Ginny Anderson's CRADLE WILL ROCK at Connecticut College
by Christopher Castanho - Feb 28, 2017

As relevant today as it was when it debuted in 1937, 'The Cradle Will Rock' electrifies the Tansill Theater stage at Connecticut College, with performances Friday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m, Saturday, March 4, at 2 and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 5, at 2 p.m. The infamous musical, a biting critique of unrestrained capitalism and income inequality, features musical styles that leap from classical to jazz to pop and capture a story as satirical as it is uplifting and empowering. (more...)

BWW Review: The Guthrie Theater's Production of the New Play WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT is Funny, Innovative, Relevant, and Shocking
by Jill Schafer - Feb 28, 2017

The ending of WE ARE PROUD TO PRESENT, now playing in the Guthrie's Dowling Studio, is unlike anything I've ever seen in theater. It left me shocked, confused, and a little traumatized, but mostly it left me incredibly moved. It's such a powerful and important piece, forcing us to look at the long-lasting effects of colonialism around the world, its parallels with slavery in America, and how difficult it is to talk about racism. But even though the show leaves on a heavy and intense note, it's also really funny and innovative and theater-y too. It fools you into thinking it's a fun look at actors in rehearsal and then sneaks in some serious issues that soon become almost more than one can bear. Fortunately the Guthrie's Level Nine initiative includes what they call Community Engagement Activities, which often means a post-show discussion with the cast or creative team or experts on the subject. Take advantage of this - it's a wonderful opportunity to decompress and process what you've just seen, and begin a conversation. (more...)

THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME Heads to The Court Theatre Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

After taking Broadway and the West End by storm, the celebrated theatrical adaptation of Mark Haddon's award-winning novel The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time is heading to The Court Theatre's stage. (more...)

This Week's New Classifieds on BWW - 2/27/2017
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This Week's New Classified Listings on BroadwayWorld.com for 2/27/2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - IMAGINE Brings Beatles Songs, Stories to Life at TNC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Beatles are one of the most beloved rock bands in history. There's now a show that brings their songs and stories to life - although not by presenting their music. Theater for the New City Executive Director Crystal Field is presenting IMAGINE, a series of scenes and stories inspired by Beatles songs. Scroll down for a sneak peek! (more...)

Stronger Than Adele? The Right Now's 'Starlight' is Out Now!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

The Right Now is proud to release their third full-length release: Starlight. Branching out from their traditional soul-revivalist mode, Starlight pushes the bounds of The Right Now's style. While soul and r&b undertones continue to lay the foundation for each arrangement, disco and pop elements emerge into a fresh, diverse sound. With some personal—and personnel—changes, the band took their time with the follow-up to 2012's Gets Over You. They found that getting the right sound was more important than rushing out the music. (more...)

BWW Vlog: Rehearsal Day 3 of WEST SIDE STORY at Casa Manana
by Guest Blogger: Casa Manana's WSS - Feb 25, 2017

BWW Vlog: Rehearsal Day 3 of WEST SIDE STORY at Casa Manana (more...)

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