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Phoenix Theatre (London, )
(Tottenham Court Road) Charing Cross Road
London,

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Based on the play by A. A. Milne

An elegant dinner party is being held at Christopher Robinís home. The guests are seated at the table when Christopher Robin comes in with Winnie the Pooh and asks his father for a bedtime story. What follows are five fun-filled adventures with Pooh, Rabbit, Eeyore, Owl, Piglet, Kanga and Roo.



Miners Alley Children's Theatre presents THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2016

Ichabod Crane has come to Sleepy Hollow to teach, but what he learns there nearly frightens him out of his wits!  Watch as Ichabod learns of the legend of Sleepy Hollow and tries to escape the clutches of the Headless Horseman. (more...)

Analisa Leaming and Nathaniel Hackmann Star in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS, Starting Tonight at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Pull up your boots and hold onto your hats when this all-dancing, all-singing, all-new production of the rip-roarin' musical comedy classic bursts onto the Ogunquit Playhouse stage tonight, September 7, to October 1. (more...)

DVR ALERT: SOUTH PARK Episode Co-Written by Robert Lopez Airs Tonight on Comedy Central
by TV News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

Robert Lopez fans should be sure to tune in to Comedy Central tonight for a brand new episode of the show co-written by the Academy Award winning composer. He tweeted this afternoon: 'I've been out in LA this week helping Matt and Trey write tonight's South Park episode. They never cease to amaze me. Tune in!' (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 9/25/2016
by BWW - Sep 25, 2016

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Cathy Hunt Announces Stellar Cast for INVISIBLE CIRCUS and Releases New Imagery
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

The eagerly-awaited announcement of Cathy Hunt's cast for the upcoming production of Jessica Tuckwell's Tiny Remarkable Beamble is finally here! Hunt has put together an incredible ensemble of local talent including Sydney Theatre award winner Thomas Campbell (Dowton Abbey, Misterman Siren Theatre Co., Hamlet Belvoir Theatre Co.), the astounding Michael Whalley (You're a Good Man Charlie Brown Hayes Theatre, The Principle Ch9, Love Child Ch9) and Catherine Terracini who has recently starred in the cult hit Wyrmood in addition to her extensive theatre, film and television resume. The trio are thrilled to be cast by Hunt for Tuckwell's wonderful Tiny Remarkable Bramble for the Invisible Circus season curated by acclaimed director Kate Gaul playing at KXT this November. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

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Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

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FROZEN Composers and Neil Patrick Harris Team Up for Paul Ryan's Inner Monologue Song
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2016

Following in the footsteps of Sara Bareilles' song written from President Obama's point of view (and featuring vocals from Tony Winner Leslie Odom Jr.), This American Life commissioned Frozen songwriters, Robert Lopez and Kristen Anderson-Lopez, to write a song as the inner monologue of Republican Speaker of the House, Paul Ryan.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

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Now Playing Onstage in Dallas - Week of 10/02/2016
by BWW - Oct 2, 2016

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Red Cape Black Cape to Present LIONS + TIGERS + BEARS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2016

Red Cape Black Cape return to Theatre N16 - where last time they presented a double bill of a Tarantino-esque Winnie the Pooh and a bureaucratic take on Dante's Inferno, they now delight with a frenzy of f*cked up fairytales¬Ö don't say you weren't warned! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

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BWW's Guide to Disney's Upcoming Live-Action Musical Movie Remakes!
by Caryn Robbins - Nov 5, 2016

With so many upcoming projects in the works, BWW has put together a guide to what's in store from the House of Mouse and its uber-talented creative teams! (more...)

On the Heels of the Successful Crowd-Funding Campaign for Lightseekers, TOMY Prepares for Full-Scale 2017 Launch
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

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Disney's Live-Action WINNIE THE POOH Compared to G-Rated 'Ted'; Forster to Direct
by Movies News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Marc Forster will helm CHRISTOPHER ROBIN, Disney's previously announced live-action adaptation of A.A. Milne's classic children's book. Alex Ross Perry will pen the script. (more...)

Miners Alley Children's Theatre to Present THE STORY OF THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Miners Alley Children's Theatre presents The Story of the Nutcracker, adapted by Rory Pierce from the original book by E.T.A. Hoffman (with inspirations from Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker Ballet). the production will run November 26 - December 23, 2016. (more...)

WINNIE THE POOH's Christopher Robin to Get Live Action Remake from Disney
by Movies News Desk - Nov 18, 2016

Variety has reported that director¬†Marc Forster¬†is set to helm a live-action film starring¬†¬ďChristopher Robin,¬Ē, human star of¬†the¬†classic cartoon ¬ďWinnie the Pooh.¬Ē Kristin Burr will oversee the project¬†for the studio. Alex Ross Perry is set to write the script. (more...)

A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES Opens Tonight at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

Walnut Street Theatre's 2016-2017 Independence Studio on 3 season continues with The Irish Repertory Theatre of New York's adaptation Dylan Thomas' iconic, A CHILD'S CHRISTMAS IN WALES. Directed by Aaron Cromie, the production began with previews on November 15th, opens tonight, November 17th, and continues through December 23rd. (more...)

Alan Menken & Kristen Anderson-Lopez Featured in DGF's 'LEGACY PROJECT' Screening in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The Dramatists Guild Fund presents a screening of the third volume of The Legacy Project documentary series featuring a conversation with Alan Menken and Kristen Anderson-Lopez at The TimesCenter 242 West 41st Street on Saturday, December 3 at 6:00 PM. (more...)

A WINNIE-THE-POOH CHRISTMAS TAIL Celebrates its 21st Production at Valley Youth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Everyone's favorite "stuffed with fluff" character takes the Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) stage December 2nd for his 21st production of A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail. (more...)

New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN Set for Caminito Theatre, 5/13-22
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Conceived and Directed by Grammy nominated Producer, Director, Writer, and Composer Bruce Kimmel, L.A. NOW AND THEN, is a new musical revue about the city that was and the city that is. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Jersey - Week of 5/29/2016
by BWW - May 29, 2016

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BWW Review: Gripping, Compelling and Explosive - HOSTAGES Explores The Heart of Darkness
by Herbert Paine - May 23, 2016

Todd Michael Isaac and Mike Traylor deliver riveting and captivating performances as two hostages, isolated in a sterile cell and united only by their shared Kafkaesque despair, in iTheatre Collaborative's gripping and compelling production of Yussef El Guindi's HOSTAGES. (more...)

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

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Signature Theatre's Stephen Sondheim Young Artist Citation Goes to William Yanesh
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

William Yanesh, a Washington DC-based composer (Adventure Theatre MTC's CAPS FOR SALE), orchestrator (Shakespeare Theatre's MAN OF LA MANCHA) and musical director (Signature's THE LAST FIVE YEARS) will be honored with the Stephen Sondheim Young Artist Citation. (more...)

This Year Penguin Young Readers and the Roald Dahl Literary Estate Celebrate 100 Years
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

2016 marks 100 years since the birth of Roald Dahl, the author of beloved stories such as Matilda, Fantastic Mr. Fox, and The BFG. Two of Roald Dahl's most popular novels, James and the Giant Peach and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, were written while Roald Dahl lived in the U.S. and were inspired by American culture-finding success here first before going on to become global bestsellers. (more...)

Segerstrom Center to Host Third Year of Disney Musicals in Schools
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will take its Disney Musicals in Schools program to four recently selected Title I public elementary schools during the 2016 - 2017 school year in the third year of the program. The schools are Las Positas Elementary (La Habra), Riverdale Elementary (Garden Grove), Mattie Lou Maxwell Elementary (Anaheim) and Santiago Elementary (Santa Ana). The 17-week musical theater residency begins in the fall and culminates with a 30-minute Disney KIDS musical to be performed by students at each school site. On March 21, 2017, Segerstrom Center will host a Student Share Celebration, when each school will have the extraordinary opportunity to perform a selection from their show in the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall for an audience of fellow students, family members and friends. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 6/26/2016
by BWW - Jun 26, 2016

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Now Playing Onstage in Philadelphia - Week of 6/19/2016
by BWW - Jun 19, 2016

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MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2016

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre has announced its upcoming season and it's a blockbuster by any measure - packed with Broadway hits, family favorites, special holiday performances, and shows for the younger set. Says M. Kitty Getlik, Kelsey's Artistic Director, 'As the college celebrates its 50th anniversary, we have created a lineup worthy of that milestone.' She notes the major Broadway shows on this year's schedule including 'Miss Saigon,' Lin Manuel-Miranda's 'In the Heights,' 'Billy Elliot, The Musical,' and Disney's 'A Little Mermaid.' Rounding out the schedule are comedies, dance and the Kelsey Kids Series, offering six shows for the younger set. PlayFest 2017, the college's - and the state's - very first new play festival for current and former community college students takes place in March. (more...)

Miners Alley Children's Theatre to Present THE SHOEMAKER AND THE ELVES, 7/23-8/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2016

The Shoemaker is not very good at making shoes.  Along come a couple of elves and help him to make the best shoes around, but why?  Only one way to find out:  Come see the show and help the Shoemaker find the answer to the mystery of the magnificent shoes! (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Chicago Regional Awards Update - Frankie Leo Bennett, Alex Weisman and More Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Chicago Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards Update - INTO THE WOODS Leading!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 9, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Cleveland Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Valley Youth Theatre's A WINNIE-THE-POOH CHRISTMAS TAIL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Everyone's favorite 'stuffed with fluff' character, Winnie-the-Pooh Bear is on stage at Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) now through December 23rd for his 21st production of A Winnie-the-Pooh Christmas Tail. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Valley Youth Theatre Announces 2017 Spring/Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

Valley Youth Theatre has announced its lineup for Spring/Summer 2017. See the full schedule below: (more...)

Bay Area Children's Theatre Welcomes Five More Schools to Disney Musicals in Schools Program
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

The Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) has launched its second year of outreach to local schools under a two-year, $100,000 grant from Disney by selecting five elementary schools in Oakland and Richmond to participate in after-school musical theatre education. (more...)

Annaleigh Ashford to Release New Year's Single by Songwriters Will Van Dyke and Jeff Talbott
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Annaleigh Ashford has recorded a new song by Will Van Dyke and Jeff Talbott entitled 'A New Year'. The song celebrates the New Year holiday, and will be included in her upcoming concert at Feinstein's/54 Below on New Year's Eve, December 31, 2015 at 11:00 p.m. (more...)

Elementary Schools Selected for Disney Musicals in Schools Program with Dr. Phillips
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2016

Dr. Phillips Center Florida Hospital School of the Arts¬†announces the four local area elementary schools that have been selected to participate in the inaugural¬†Disney Musicals in Schools¬†program. Participating in the 2016 ¬Ė 2017 school year are¬†Bonneville Elementary¬†(Orange County),¬†Winegard Elementary¬†(Orange County),¬†Lake Orienta Elementary¬†(Seminole County) and¬†Kissimmee Elementary¬†(Osceola County). At an Orientation event in January 2017, these schools will select the a Disney musical of their choice from the ¬ďKIDS¬Ē licensing collection. The rehearsals will officially start in January 2017, culminating with performances the following May. (more...)

Analisa Leaming and Nathaniel Hackmann to Star in SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2016

Pull up your boots and hold onto your hats when this all-dancing, all-singing, all-new production of the rip-roarin' musical comedy classic bursts onto the Ogunquit Playhouse stage September 7 to October 1. (more...)

Jermyn Street Theatre Announces Autumn Season of Work by Classic Writers
by Edward Baker - Aug 2, 2016

Comprising works by two luminaries of twentieth century literature, a giant of European Theatre and one of the great English novelists, the season kicks off with Winnie the Pooh creator, A A Milne's 1921 theatrical work The Dover Road, which runs from September 6 to October 1 and is directed by Nichola McAuliffe. The Dover Road, which was first performed in 1921, is a light- hearted comedy set in a mysterious house just off the Dover Road, inhabited by the enigmatic Mr Latimer. Two runaway couples find themselves enjoying the hospitality of a complete stranger, who seems to have an underlying purpose of his own... (more...)

BWW Preview: 2016-2017 Theatre Season Guide - Full of Promise - We Review, You Decide!
by Herbert Paine - Aug 15, 2016

A full and diverse menu of theatrical offerings for young and old and every persuasion is on tap for the 2016-2017 Season in the Phoenix region. It is reflective of the evolution of the performing arts in the Valley of the Sun. Lots ~ old and new, comforting and provocative, comedy and drama ~ for the savvy theatre-goer to see and assess. (more...)

Jermyn Street To Stage Revival of A.A. Milne's THE DOVER ROAD
by Marianka Swain - Aug 10, 2016

In the 60th anniversary year of A.A Milne's death and the 90th anniversary of Winnie-the-Pooh's publication, Close Quarter Productions, in association with Jermyn Street Theatre, today announces a new production of Milne's play THE DOVER ROAD. Nichola McAuliffe directs Stefan Berdnarczyk, Tom Durant-Pritchard, Katrina Gibson, Georgia Maguire, Gareth McLeod, Patrick Ryecart and James Sheldon in the production opening at Jermyn Street Theatre, on Tuesday 6 September running until Saturday 1 October. (more...)

Close Quarter Productions Announces New Production of A.A Milnes THE DOVER ROAD
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2016

?In the 60th anniversary year of A.A Milne's death and the 90th anniversary of Winnie-the-Pooh's publication, Close Quarter Productions, in association with Jermyn Street Theatre, today announces a new production of Milne's play The Dover Road. Nichola McAuliffe directs Stefan Berdnarczyk, Tom Durant-Pritchard, Katrina Gibson, Georgia Maguire, Gareth McLeod, Patrick Ryecart and James Sheldon in the production opening at Jermyn Street Theatre, on Tuesday 6 September running until Saturday 1 October. (more...)

Will Van Dyke & Allison Seidner to Bring A BEER AND A SONG to The Duplex
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2016

Songwriter Will Van Dyke and cellist Allison Seidner are set to perform an evening of original music entitled 'A Beer And A Song' at The Duplex on Monday, September 12, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. (more...)

Pumpkin Theatre to Continue 48th Season with WINNIE THE POOH and GIRL WITH DIAMONDS IN HER EYES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2016

Pumpkin Theatre continues its 48th Season 'Running on Kid Power' with Winnie the Pooh and Girl With Diamonds in Her Eyes. (more...)

Photo Flash: Disney Musicals in Schools 2016 Student Share Celebration Takes Over The Smith Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

On Monday, April 4, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts drew back the curtains to present the third annual Disney Musicals in Schools Student Share Celebration inside Reynolds Hall. Hosted by Las Vegas headliner and former Disney Broadway star Josh Strickland, the event featured performances inspired by four Disney classics-The Lion King, Aladdin, The Jungle Book and Winnie the Pooh-that were presented by six elementary schools from the Las Vegas Valley. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

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

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

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Photo Flash: First Look at PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL at Valley Youth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Pink princesses of all ages filled the seats of Valley Youth Theatre (VYT) donning tiaras and wands and dressed in their favorite color for the opening weekend of PINKALICIOUS THE MUSICAL. Pinkalicious is currently on stage at Valley Youth Theatre and has been extended through May 8th due to popular demand. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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

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