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Slip on your ruby slippers and follow the yellow brick road with Dorothy. It’s an exciting, musical adventure as Dorothy and Toto take advice from the Good Witch, wander through Munchkin land and try to outrun the Wicked Witch on their way to find the Wizard of Oz. Help the Scarecrow get his brain, the Tin Man have a heart, the Cowardly Lion find some courage and get Dorothy back home to Kansas in this classic family story.

KING LEAR, FIDDLER & More Featured at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in OctoberKING LEAR, FIDDLER & More Featured at New York Public Library for the Performing Arts in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts has just announced a slew of theatrical events for October, which will feature King Lear, Fiddler on the Roof, and much more. Check out the full list below! (more...)

Encompass New Opera Theatre to Honor Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori Next MonthEncompass New Opera Theatre to Honor Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Today, Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director of Encompass New Opera Theatre and Gala Honorary Chairs Sheldon Harnick, John Kander, Tony Kushner and Maury Yeston announced the October 26th star-studded musical salute honoring two luminaries of the American musical theater -- Tony and Academy Award-winning legend Joel Grey and celebrated, award-winning composer Jeanine Tesori. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: GONE WITH THE WIND Breezes Back To Movie TheatersFLASH FRIDAY: GONE WITH THE WIND Breezes Back To Movie Theaters
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 26, 2014

Today we are saluting one of the most celebrated and acclaimed films of all time in honor of its Fathom & TCM re-release, GONE WITH THE WIND. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Capitol Theatre's WICKEDBWW Reviews: Capitol Theatre's WICKED
by Emma Cambey - Sep 26, 2014

Over a decade after it first opened on Broadway, hit musical Wicked still continues to make audiences rise to their feet in standing ovation all around the world. Last night, Thursday the 25th of September marked Wicked's return to Sydney after a few years absence and it was as though it never left. The streets surrounding the Capitol Theatre have embraced Wicked just as they did when it first arrived, everything is green. No, everything is positively emerald and the scene was set for a spectacular opening night. Noone was disappointed. (more...)

THE LITTLE TIN MAN to Open 10/3 at Williamsburg CinemasTHE LITTLE TIN MAN to Open 10/3 at Williamsburg Cinemas
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Award winning indie darling 'The Little Tin Man' opens theatrically in New York City on October 3, 2014 at the Williamsburg Cinemas. Set for a day-and-date release, the film will be simultaneously launching on multiple Video On Demand platforms including iTunes, Amazon and GooglePlay (more...)

Barter Theatre to Present MY FAIR LADYBarter Theatre to Present MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Get ready to fall in love with Eliza Doolittle all over again at Barter Theatre. 'My Fair Lady' is now playing on Barter's Main Stage. Based on George Bernard Shaw's 'Pygmalion,' it is hailed as 'the perfect musical' and one of the greatest musicals of all time. (more...)

Tickets to THE WIZARD OF OZ at Penobscot On Sale 10/1Tickets to THE WIZARD OF OZ at Penobscot On Sale 10/1
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Season subscribers have had first dibs, but on October 1 the general public can set off to see the wizard! Starting on that date, tickets to Penobscot Theatre Company's highly anticipated holiday show, (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ to Open This Weekend at the John W. Engeman TheaterTHE WIZARD OF OZ to Open This Weekend at the John W. Engeman Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

The John W. Engeman Theater at Northport is thrilled to announce the opening of THE WIZARE OF OZ on Saturday, September 27th. (more...)

Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA to Launch UK Tour in 2015Rodgers & Hammerstein's OKLAHOMA to Launch UK Tour in 2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Music & Lyrics Limited and Royal & Derngate Northampton present a new production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's Pulitzer Prize-winning musical OKLAHOMA!, directed by Rachel Kavanaugh and with new choreography by Drew McOnie, which will tour the UK and Ireland next year, opening at the Derngate Theatre Northampton on 19 February 2015. (more...)

Steven L. Barron to Lead Centenary Stage Company's HARVEY; Cast AnnouncedSteven L. Barron to Lead Centenary Stage Company's HARVEY; Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

Centenary Stage Company has announced the cast of Mary Chase's Pulitzer Prize winning comedy, Harvey, running October 3rd through the 19th in the Sitnik Theater located in the David and Carol Lackland Center on the campus of Centenary College. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 24th, 2014'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for September 24th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Sep 24, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. All the scoop from the amazing FWD Theatre Project gala, and 'The Last Unicorn' gets some big backers. Plus concerts by Chita Rivera, Felicia P. Fields, Sierra Boggess and Donna McKechnie, 'Sweeney Todd' on PBS and 'From Here To Eternity' on movie screens, plus the Marriott announces two casts! (more...)

SF Symphony Film Series to Present Six Films, Accompanied by Live Music, for Second SeasonSF Symphony Film Series to Present Six Films, Accompanied by Live Music, for Second Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (August 27, 2014) – The San Francisco Symphony (SFS) continues its popular Film Series in the 2014-15 season, offering a wide range of critically-acclaimed films projected above the Davies Symphony Hall stage with their powerful musical scores performed as live orchestral accompaniment. The series opens September 27 with The Wizard of Oz and its Academy Award-winning film score, in celebration of the film's 75th Anniversary year. December 12 & 13 the SFS is joined by over 150 children's voices for the holiday favorite Home Alone with score by John Williams. The U.S. premiere of Francis Ford Coppola's The Godfather with live orchestral accompaniment of the film's haunting score by Nino Rota follows, January 9-10. A celebration of iconic choreography on March 28, Gotta Dance! Great Moments of Dance in Film highlights choreographed scenes from 2001: A Space Odyssey, Brigadoon, Madame Bovary, and An American in Paris, among others. The series closes on April 25 with a program saluting Chinese composer Tan Dun's film scores, including his Oscar- and Grammy-winning score to Ang Lee's Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Zhang Yimou'sHero, and Feng Xiaogang's The Banquet. On Halloween, a restoration of the 1920 black & white film Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde will be accompanied by the improvisations of Todd Wilson on Davies Symphony Hall's mighty Ruffatti organ. The series follows the sold out inaugural series in 2013-14 which presented a week of Hitchcock films, A Night at the Oscars, Charlie Chaplin's silent film City Lights, and selections from Disney's classicFantasia films. (more...)

The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences to Present THE WIZARD OF OZ, 11/7-1/4/2015The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences to Present THE WIZARD OF OZ, 11/7-1/4/2015
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Follow the yellow brick road to The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences, 10 Marriott Drive in Lincolnshire, for the enchanting musical production of The Wizard of Oz, running from November 7, 2014 through January 4, 2015, with a press opening on Saturday, November 22 at 10AM. The Marriott Theatre for Young Audiences favorite Rachel Rockwell will direct and choreograph, with musical direction by Ryan T. Nelson. Based on the classic 1939 MGM movie, this special one-hour presentation of The Wizard of Oz features the classic songs 'Follow the Yellow Brick Road,' "Ding Dong the Witch is Dead,' and 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow.' A Question & Answer session with the cast will follow every performance. (more...)

Elks Theatre to Open Screenings Season with THE WIZARD OF OZ and GONE WITH THE WINDElks Theatre to Open Screenings Season with THE WIZARD OF OZ and GONE WITH THE WIND
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

On the eve of its 103rd birthday, the Elks Theatre of Middletown, PA and Save The Elks Campaign have announced the return of its popular repertory program with twelve weeks of classic film programming. The slate of acclaimed movies include 75th anniversary screenings of The Wizard of Oz and GONE WITH THE WIND. (more...)

New Line Cinema to Make L. Frank Baum BiopicNew Line Cinema to Make L. Frank Baum Biopic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2014

There will be a new Wizard of Oz-related film in the near future. According to Oh No They Didn't!, New Line Cinema has picked up a script by Josh Golden about The Wizard of Oz author, L. Frank Baum. Entitled ROAD TO OZ, this biographical feature tells the story of Baum's early life. Beau Flynn is set to produce through FlynnPictureCo. (more...)

Penobscot Theatre Company Unveils New School Residency ProgramPenobscot Theatre Company Unveils New School Residency Program
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Penobscot Theatre Company has unveiled a new school residency program to help Maine educators bring learning alive in their classrooms. 'For years, our teaching artists have taken their talents on the road through our popular Shakespeare in the Schools program,' said Director of Education Amy Roeder. 'But dramatic education and improvisational techniques have applications well beyond the study of dramatic works. Can we make the Great Bard wildly fun? You bet, but we can also help students tackle Dickens or learn to work more effectively in groups. And of course, we can go deep into the world of theatre, bringing resources many schools don't have on-site.' Three new residency programs have been designed to address schools' most common needs, and customized programs are available upon request. (more...)

Pantochino Productions Inc. to Present 'THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST,' 10/24Pantochino Productions Inc. to Present 'THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST,' 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2014

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc. will debut it's new family musical comedy, 'The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust' on Friday, October 24th at the Center for the Arts on Railroad Avenue in Downtown Milford. (more...)

Jack Bell & Alissa Walker to Lead Emerald City Theatre's HANSEL & GRETEL at Broadway PlayhouseJack Bell & Alissa Walker to Lead Emerald City Theatre's HANSEL & GRETEL at Broadway Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Broadway In Chicago and Emerald City Theatre have announced casting for the World Premiere of HANSEL & GRETEL: A WICKEDLY DELICIOUS MUSICAL TREAT, with music and lyrics by GRAMMY-nominated Justin Roberts and a book by Emerald City Theatre Artistic Director Ernie Nolan. (more...)

Lesley Gore, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Laura Flanigan Sign On For LANCE & THE LADIES at Birdland, 10/20Lesley Gore, Daphne Rubin-Vega and Laura Flanigan Sign On For LANCE & THE LADIES at Birdland, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

LANCE HORNE, the Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer, will return to Birdland Jazz Club with a special new show on Monday, October 20 at 7:00 PM as part of the 'Broadway at Birdland' series. 'Lance & the Ladies' is a musical party celebrating not only Lance's birthday but his friendships with women and his love of the female voice. (more...)

CAFE SOCIETY SWING Set for 59E59 TheatersCAFE SOCIETY SWING Set for 59E59 Theaters
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2014

59E59 Theaters will host the US premiere of CAFE SOCIETY SWING, written by Alex Webb and directed by Simon Green. Produced by Richard Darbourne Ltd (producer of last season's Drama League nominated All That Fall) and The Copasetic Foundation, CAFE SOCIETY SWING begins performances on Tuesday, December 16 for a limited engagement through Sunday, January 4. Opening Night is Sunday, December 21 at 7 PM. The performance schedule is Tuesday - Thursday at 7 PM; Friday at 8 PM; Saturday at 2 PM & 8 PM; Sunday at 3 PM & 7 PM. (more...)

Video Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey HolderVideo Flashback: Remembering Tony Winner Geoffrey Holder
by Stage Tube - Oct 7, 2014

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder passed away on Sunday, October 5th in Manhattan. According to family spokesman Charles M. Mirotznik, the cause of death was complications from pneumonia. Holder was 84 years old. Below, BroadwayWorld remembers the Broadway legend with a selection of videos highlighting his diverse career. (more...)

Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84Tony Winning 'WIZ' Director & Costume Designer Geoffrey Holder Dies at 84
by TV News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

The New York Times reports that Tony Award-winning stage director and costume designer Geoffrey Holder has passed away at the age of 84. (more...)

Sky-Pony, with Lauren Worsham, to Bring the Carnival to Knitting Factory Next MonthSky-Pony, with Lauren Worsham, to Bring the Carnival to Knitting Factory Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2014

Sky-Pony (which is fronted by Tony nominee Lauren Worsham of Broadway's A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder) will present a carnivalesque evening of music and performance, featuring a concert by the band as well as the theatrical acrobatics of 2 Ring Circus and party-tastic Weezer cover band Surf Wax America. (more...)

BWW Reviews: THE WIZARD OF OZ - A Perfect Homage to Childhood MemoriesBWW Reviews: THE WIZARD OF OZ - A Perfect Homage to Childhood Memories
by Alex Urdiales - Oct 6, 2014

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BWW Review:  SONGS, SCENES & STORIES:  40 YEARS OF OCTA Benefits the Olathe Civic Theater AssociationBWW Review: SONGS, SCENES & STORIES: 40 YEARS OF OCTA Benefits the Olathe Civic Theater Association
by Steve Wilson - Oct 4, 2014

Songs, Scenes & Stories: 40 Years of OCTA opened on Friday night October 3 at the Olathe Civic Theatre Association in Olathe, Kan. Written and compiled by Shelly Stewart Banks, Rebekah Grieb, and Peter Leondedis the program celebrates the 40th birthday of the theatrical company. (more...)

Tracie Thoms, Julia Murney, Liz Callaway & More to Join Lance Horne at Birdland, 10/20Tracie Thoms, Julia Murney, Liz Callaway & More to Join Lance Horne at Birdland, 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

LANCE HORNE, the Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer, will return to Birdland Jazz Club with a special new show on Monday, October 20 at 7:00 PM as part of the 'Broadway at Birdland' series. 'Lance & the Ladies' is a musical party celebrating not only Lance's birthday but his friendships with women and his love of the female voice. (more...)

Confirmed: Tveit and Parker Join Cast of ASSASSINS At The Chocolate Factory!Confirmed: Tveit and Parker Join Cast of ASSASSINS At The Chocolate Factory!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2014

Joining Carly Bawden, Simon Lipkin, Mike McShane, Andy Nyman, David Roberts and Catherine Tate are Stewart Clarke, Harry Morrison, Aaron Tveit and Jamie Parker. The production opens on 1 December 2014, with previews from 21 November, and runs until 7 March 2015. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Wheelock Family Theatre's ALICE Appeals to the Little OnesBWW Reviews: Wheelock Family Theatre's ALICE Appeals to the Little Ones
by Nancy Grossman - Oct 21, 2014

Wheelock Family Theatre opens its 34th season with ALICE, a musical reimagining of Lewis Carroll's classics, ALICE'S ADVENTURES IN WONDERLAND and ALICE THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS. WFT veteran Andrew Barbato wrote the adaptation and directs the production featuring a garden of flower buds played by children who may one day follow in his footsteps, as well as some perennials on local theater stages who deserve to have more than a few bouquets tossed their way. From seedlings to adolescents to full-grown, the vibrant members of this ensemble are all ready to embark on the journey with Alice, down the rabbit hole and wherever it may lead. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse Names New Artistic DirectorFlat Rock Playhouse Names New Artistic Director
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

The Board of Trustees of Flat Rock Playhouse has announced that Lisa K. Bryant has been named the fourth Artistic Director in the 62 year history of the theater. Bryant has been serving as the Playhouse's Acting Artistic Director since May and prior to that was the Associate Artistic Director beginning in 2012. (more...)

Steps Off Broadway to Stage THE WIZRD OF OZ, 10/24-26Steps Off Broadway to Stage THE WIZRD OF OZ, 10/24-26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2014

Steps Theatre (a division of Steps Off Broadway) will be performing The Wizard of Oz for only 8 performances. Performances will be held on October 24 & 25 at 7:30 PM, October 25 & 26 at 2:00 PM. (more...)

Fred Barton Orchestra, Terri White, Sam Harri & More Set for AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS at Schimmel CenterFred Barton Orchestra, Terri White, Sam Harri & More Set for AMERICAN SHOWSTOPPERS at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

On Saturday, October 18, noted arranger Fred Barton will bring the music of Broadway and the American Songbook showmanship to the Schimmel Center at Pace University in American Showstoppers: An Evening of Cy Coleman. (more...)

Casts of WICKED, STRICTLY BALLROOM and More to Perform at 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Concert, Oct 13Casts of WICKED, STRICTLY BALLROOM and More to Perform at 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Concert, Oct 13
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

?The final line up of guest artists performing at the 2014 Rob Guest Endowment Award Concert, presented by ANZ has today been announced with tickets on sale now via Ticketmaster. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- The Old Mill Theatre Presents THE WIZARD OF OZPhoto Flash: First Look- The Old Mill Theatre Presents THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2014

An enchanting family pantomime version of The Wizard of Oz lands at the Old Mill Theatre Nov. 20-Dec. 13. In this version from Limelight Scripts UK, Dorothy and Toto are joined by Aunt Em as they travel to Emerald City to gain the wizard's help to return to Kansas. On the way, they are joined by Scarecrow, Cowardly Lion and Tin Man - and Elvis Presley, who has been touring Oz and can't find his way home. BroadwayWorld brings you a first look below! (more...)

Linda Lavin Joins Lineup of Stars Honoring Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori at Gala Celebration, 10/26Linda Lavin Joins Lineup of Stars Honoring Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori at Gala Celebration, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2014

Linda Lavin will be joining the lineup of stars honoring Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori at the Encompass New Opera Theatre's Gala celebration on Oct. 26th at The National Arts Club (15 Gramercy Park South, New York City). (more...)

Bert Newton to Play the Narrator in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, April 2015Bert Newton to Play the Narrator in THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW, April 2015
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2014

Producers Howard Panter and John Frost today announced that beloved theatre and television performer Bert Newton would play the Narrator in the Sydney season of Richard O'Brien's The Rocky Horror Show. Newton is currently starring as Vince Fontaine in the national tour of John Frost's production of Grease, and has also performed on stage in Wicked, The Producers, Annie, The Sound of Music and The Wizard of Oz. (more...)

Tasktop Executives Offer a Transformational Software Delivery Strategy and Ground Breaking Research on Agile Performance Metrics at Southern Fried AgileTasktop Executives Offer a Transformational Software Delivery Strategy and Ground Breaking Research on Agile Performance Metrics at Southern Fried Agile
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Tasktop executives offer insight and actionable information in two talks at Southern Fried Agile 2014. (more...)

SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS & More Will Be Featured in CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS on PBSSINGIN' IN THE RAIN, SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS & More Will Be Featured in CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Featuring some of the most iconic images ever recorded on film, five classic Hollywood musicals -- The Wizard of Oz, Yankee Doodle Dandy, Singin' in the Rain, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, and Viva Las Vegas -- take viewers on a journey across the Golden Age of movie musicals, spanning the days from the Great Depression all the way to the Civil Rights Movement. With foot-stomping dance numbers, Technicolor fantasy worlds, and soaring ballads sung by some of the world's most beloved stars, these movies still inspire audiences to laugh, love and dream -- even when times are tough. Hosted by Nick Clooney, CLASSIC HOLLYWOOD MUSICALS is part of special programming premiering on PBS stations beginning November 29, 2014 (check local listings). (more...)

Tony Winner Neil Patrick Harris Tapped to Host 87th Annual Oscars!Tony Winner Neil Patrick Harris Tapped to Host 87th Annual Oscars!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2014

Award-winning star of stage and screen Neil Patrick Harris will host the 87th Oscars®, show producers Craig Zadan and Neil Meron announced today. This will be Harris' first time hosting the ceremony. The show will air live on ABC on Oscar® Sunday, February 22, 2015. (more...)

Pantochino to Present THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST: KANSAS OR BUST, 10/24Pantochino to Present THE WICKED WITCH OF THE WEST: KANSAS OR BUST, 10/24
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2014

Award-winning Pantochino Productions Inc. debuts it's new family musical comedy, 'The Wicked Witch of the West: Kansas or Bust' on Friday, October 24th at the Center for the Arts on Railroad Avenue in Downtown Milford. (more...)

Virginia Rep to Open THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG, 11/7Virginia Rep to Open THEY'RE PLAYING OUR SONG, 11/7
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of They're Playing Our Song on Friday, November 7 at Hanover Tavern, 13181 Hanover Courthouse Road. The show runs through Sunday, January 4. (more...)

Encompass New Opera Theatre Announces 10/26 Musical Salute Honoring Two Luminaries of American Musical Theater: Joel Grey and Jeanine TesoriEncompass New Opera Theatre Announces 10/26 Musical Salute Honoring Two Luminaries of American Musical Theater: Joel Grey and Jeanine Tesori
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Today, Nancy Rhodes, Artistic Director of Encompass New Opera Theatre and Gala Honorary Chairs Sheldon Harnick, John Kander, Tony Kushner and Maury Yeston announced the October 26th Star-Studded Musical Salute honoring Two Luminaries of the American Musical Theater -- Tony and Academy Award Winning Legend JOEL GREY and Celebrated Award Winning Composer JEANINE TESORI. (more...)

Derek Klena, Natalie Weiss, and Stephen C. Anthony Join Danielle Wade at the Met Room TonightDerek Klena, Natalie Weiss, and Stephen C. Anthony Join Danielle Wade at the Met Room Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2014

Derek Klena (Wicked, Bridges of Madison County, Second Stage's DogFight), Natalie Weiss (Everyday Rapture, Wicked, Les Miserables), and Stephen C. Anthony (The Book of Mormon, Catch Me If You Can) are all set to guest star in Danielle Wade sings Carner & Gregor at the Metropolitan Room (34 W. 22nd St., New York, NY) tonight, October 13th at 9:30pm. (more...)

Dominican Republic to Present Spanish Production of IN THE HEIGHTSDominican Republic to Present Spanish Production of IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2014

Award-winning musical "In The Heights" in Santo Domingo, D.R. This marks the first time the musical about a Dominican bodega owner who lives in Manhattan's latin neighborhood of Washington Heights will play at the Dominican Republic, a country often mentioned with great meaning within the musical. (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Announces Local Performers For BROADWAY & BEYONDDr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Announces Local Performers For BROADWAY & BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts held auditions on Thursday, October 9 for a Central Florida-based singer between the ages of 9-14 with the goal of finding one girl to perform in Broadway & Beyond at the Walt Disney Theater on November 15. Instead, four fortunate performers will make their debuts with an all-star, professional Broadway cast for the Grand Premiere of Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, presented by Dr. Phillips Charities and Balfour Beatty Construction. (more...)

FLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & BeyondFLASH FRIDAY: A Geoffrey Holder Celebration - THE WIZ, ANNIE, 7UP, James Bond & Beyond
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 10, 2014

Today we celebrate the life of Tony Award-winning director, choreographer and artist Geoffrey Holder in honor of his death this week at the age of 84. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Douglas E. Stark and More in Beef & Boards' FIDDLER ON THE ROOFPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at Douglas E. Stark and More in Beef & Boards' FIDDLER ON THE ROOF
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

In a true celebration of tradition, Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre's 2014 Season concludes with the nine-time Tony Award-winning: Fiddler on the Roof. This heartwarming musical marks its 50th Anniversary this year, and opens on Oct. 9 at Beef & Boards. Douglas E. Stark reprises his favorite role of Tevye, the milkman, who is the center of this touching story set in the tiny village of Anatevka. Tevye does his best to protect his five daughters and instill them with traditional values, even in the face of changing times and social principles. Iconic songs include 'Sunrise, Sunset,' 'If I Were A Rich Man' and 'Matchmaker, Matchmaker.' Scroll down for a first look at Stark onstage! (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ, JUNGLE BOOK KIDS & More Set for Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway's 2015 SeasonTHE WIZARD OF OZ, JUNGLE BOOK KIDS & More Set for Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway's 2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the area's only year-round producing theatre, is not just known for its Mainstage productions. Shortly after the theatre opened, it launched its own Children's Theatre. The Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway has been a part of the premiere entertainment venue since 1996 when it opened with an original production of Sleep Beauty. That was the beginning of what would become one of the most popular family entertainment spots in Frederick. To this day, the Children's Theatre at Way Off Broadway is the area's only children's lunch theater, offering a family-friendly meal before each show, and giving audience members, young and old alike, a chance to meet the character before they see them singing and dancing on stage. (more...)

Corey Cott to Moderate THE LITTLE TIN MAN Q&A, 10/3Corey Cott to Moderate THE LITTLE TIN MAN Q&A, 10/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

Award winning indie darling 'The Little Tin Man' opens theatrically in New York City on October 3, 2014 at the Williamsburg Cinemas. Set for a day-and-date release, the film will be simultaneously launching nation-wide on multiple Video On Demand platforms including iTunes, Amazon, GooglePlay, PlayStation Network, RedBox, Vudu, Xbox, YouTube, Bright House, Cox, Comcast Xfinity, Charter On Demand, Time Warner Cable, Verizon Fios, AT&T U-verse, Mediacom, Insight, RCN, Optimum, Dish Network, Armstrong, Rogers, Shaw, Cogeco, Telus and EastLink TV. (more...)

Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Announces Auditions for Local Singer/Actor for BROADWAY & BEYONDDr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts Announces Auditions for Local Singer/Actor for BROADWAY & BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2014

The Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is seeking an Orlando-based singer between the ages of 9-14 to perform in Broadway & Beyond at the Walt Disney Theater on November 15. The selected singer will make her debut in a solo number with an all-star, professional Broadway cast for the Grand Premiere of Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, Presented by Dr. Phillips Charities and Balfour Beatty Construction. The show is under the direction of renowned Broadway producer Richard Jay-Alexander and musical director Mary-Mitchell Campbell. Jay-Alexander will host the auditions with leaders from the Dr. Phillips Center. (more...)

FLASH SPECIAL: Sir Tim Rice's Whole New World Of LyricsFLASH SPECIAL: Sir Tim Rice's Whole New World Of Lyrics
by Pat Cerasaro - Oct 1, 2014

Today we are celebrating the lyricist and producer of this week's hotly anticipated Fathom Event, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY, with multi-award winner Sir Tim Rice! (more...)

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