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Photo Flash: Charing Cross Theatre's RAGTIME Opens in LondonPhoto Flash: Charing Cross Theatre's RAGTIME Opens in London
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed, sell out production of Titanic, Thom Sutherland, Artistic Director of the Charing Cross Theatre directs a new production of Ragtime, playing for a strictly limited season.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Curtain Call's RAGTIMEPhoto Flash: First Look at Curtain Call's RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Ragtime is an epic musical that characterizes the changing times in America at the turn of the last century. Curtain Call's production will continue in The Kweskin Theatre through October 22 at the Sterling Farms Theatre Complex, 1349 Newfield Avenue, Stamford. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Goodspeed's BYE, BYE BIRDIE, Opening 6/24Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Goodspeed's BYE, BYE BIRDIE, Opening 6/24
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2016

The exuberant cast of BYE BYE BIRDIE will 'spread sunshine all over the place' in this summertime sensation directed by Jenn Thompson. Ms. Thompson's new take on this youthful classic includes two new songs, 'BYE BYE BIRDIE' from the 1963 film and 'A Mother Doesn't Matter Anymore' from the 1995 television presentation along with crisp new dance arrangements by accomplished composer of Broadway, film and television David Krane.  Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Photo Flash: GORGONZLA Sweeps Sound Bites 3.0 Festival at Hurley's After-PartyPhoto Flash: GORGONZLA Sweeps Sound Bites 3.0 Festival at Hurley's After-Party
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Last night, January 18th, 2016, Theatre Now New York presented its 3nd Annual festival of new musicals, Sound Bites 3.0 (sponsored by Music Theatre International and Disney Theatrical Productions) to a sold-out house at the 47th Street Theatre. An after-party, sponsored by MTI, was held after at Hurley's Saloon where awards were given. Sound Bites showcases ten 10-minute musicals or musical excerpts in one evening. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look - Broadway's THE ILLUSIONISTS Appear in NBC SpecialPhoto Flash: First Look - Broadway's THE ILLUSIONISTS Appear in NBC Special
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

One of the hottest shows on Broadway is making its way to TV as THE ILLUSIONISTS bring their unique brand of magic with a one-hour special scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 10 p.m. on NBC. (more...)

FIRST LOOK: THE GAME'S AFOOT or HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS at Theatre Palisades; Opens 11/6FIRST LOOK: THE GAME'S AFOOT or HOLMES FOR THE HOLIDAYS at Theatre Palisades; Opens 11/6
by Shari Barrett - Oct 9, 2015

Theatre Palisades presents the first Los Angeles production of "The Game's Afoot or Holmes For The Holidays" by Ken Ludwig, opening Friday, November 6, 2015 and running until Sunday, December 13, 2015 at the Pierson Playhouse, located at 941 Temescal Canyon Road in Pacific Palisades, CA 90272. Directed by Gene Franklin Smith, "The Game's Afoot" is the winner of the Mystery Writers of America's 2012 Edgar Award for Best Play. Nona Hale and Pat Perkins produce for Theatre Palisades by permission from Samuel French. Featured in the cast (in alphabetical order) are Gail Bernardi, Matthew Godfrey, Nicole Knudsen, James Lujan, John Mawson, Maria Pavone, Maggie Peach, and Andi Wagner. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at SCERA's TRICKS & TREATS with Magician Timothy RiggsPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at SCERA's TRICKS & TREATS with Magician Timothy Riggs
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2015

It's the season for tricks and treats, and the SCERA Center for the Arts will have both when Utah's own professional comedy magician Timothy Riggs is back for his popular annual show on Thursday, October 29 at 7:00 p.m. Scroll down for a sneak peek at his show! (more...)


by Iris Moebius - Sep 21, 2015

RAGTIME zahlt mit seinen bittersu?ßen Geschichten aus dem New Yorker Leben, den vielen historischen Figuren - von Henry Ford bis Harry Houdini - und seinem unwiderstehlichen musikalischen Charme zu den ganz großen Broadway-Musicals. Der Erfolg 1998 in New York war immens und bescherte Komponist Stephen Flaherty und Buchautor Terrence McNally jeweils eine der begehrten Tony-Awards. Nach weiteren Erfolgen in London, Washington und abermals am Broadway erreicht RAGTIME nun am Staatstheater Braunschweig endlich auch das europaische Festland. Am vergangenen Freitag war Premiere, und das Publikum zeigte sich begeistert von diesem historischen, sozialkritischen Musical, und belohnte die Auffuhrung mit einer Standing Ovation. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Colleen Fee and Britt-Marie Sivertsen in Revised SIDE SHOW at Porchlight Music TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at Colleen Fee and Britt-Marie Sivertsen in Revised SIDE SHOW at Porchlight Music Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre presents the first production in its 2015 - 2016 season, SIDE SHOW, directed by Porchlight artistic director Michael Weber, music direction by Aaron Benham, choreography by Andrew Waters, music by Henry Krieger, book and lyrics by Bill Russell, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. The show has been extended through Sunday, Oct. 25. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of Porchlight Music Theatre's Newly Revised SIDE SHOWPhoto Flash: Meet the Stars of Porchlight Music Theatre's Newly Revised SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre launches its 2015-16 season with SIDE SHOW, running September 11 - October 18, directed by Porchlight Music Theatre artistic director Michael Weber with music direction by Aaron Benham, choreography by Andrew Waters, music by Henry Krieger, and book & lyrics by Bill Russell, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Previews will run Friday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 12 at 8 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m., and Monday, Sept. 14 7:30 p.m. The opening night is Friday, Sept. 18 at 8 p.m. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Porchlight to Present Chicago Premiere of Revised SIDE SHOWPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Porchlight to Present Chicago Premiere of Revised SIDE SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2015

Porchlight Music Theatre's first production of its 2015 - 2016 season will be Side Show, running September 11 - October 18, directed by Porchlight Music Theatre artistic director Michael Weber, music direction by Aaron Benham, choreography by Andrew Waters, music by Henry Krieger, book and lyrics by Bill Russell, at Stage 773, 1225 W. Belmont Ave. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the stars in costume! (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Circle Players To Heat It Up With PICNICPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Circle Players To Heat It Up With PICNIC
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2015

In its 65th season, Middle Tennessee's oldest community theater company presents a challenging new revival of playwright William Inge's 1953 Pulitzer Prize-winning play about repressed desires and haunting recriminations: Picnic. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)

BWW Reviews: RAGTIME at Actors' PlayhouseBWW Reviews: RAGTIME at Actors' Playhouse
by Roger Martin - Feb 16, 2015

You want spectacular? You want scintillating? You want all the music, humor, gossip and angst of the early years in America's 20th century? Then, by golly, you want RAGTIME, now looming large at Actors' Playhouse. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NW Children's Theater's SHERLOCK HOLMES World PremierePhoto Flash: First Look at NW Children's Theater's SHERLOCK HOLMES World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2014

NWCT's 22nd Season of Plays opens with this energetic reboot featuring "the world's most famous detective." Recast as a young boarding school student, Sherlock Holmes (Andrew Fridae) quickly makes his mark on the Criterion Academy. Here he must befriend Watson (Mitchell Lenneville), navigate the twists and turns of school politics, and crack the case all while struggling to stay on the right side of the Headmaster (longtime NWCT performer and local comedian Kevin-Michael Moore). This world premiere adaptation is written by local playwright Jeff Sanders, who previously collaborated with NWCT on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow and The Swiss Family Robinson. Check out production photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/31- LES MISERABLES Gets Crafty, BULLETS Takes a Field Trip, and More!Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/31- LES MISERABLES Gets Crafty, BULLETS Takes a Field Trip, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's photos come from the casts of ROCKY, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, 50 SHADES!, ROCK OF AGES, National Tour of THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/24- ROCKY, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, and More Pay Tribute to Memorial DayPhoto Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, 5/24- ROCKY, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, and More Pay Tribute to Memorial Day
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! Today's photos come from the casts of ROCKY, KINKY BOOTS, AVENUE Q, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, HEATHERS, 50 SHADES! and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Guerilla Opera's GALLOPhoto Flash: First Look at Guerilla Opera's GALLO
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2014

Guerilla Opera presents Gallo: a fable in music in one act, a world premiere chamber opera with music and libretto by Rome-Prize winning composer Ken Ueno, and direction by Metropolitan Opera stage director Sarah Meyers. The world premiere chamber opera investigates how the landscape and man shape and transform each other. It also addresses the fundamental question of ontology, “the chicken or the egg,” and features a soprano in a Houdini box filled with Cheerios and a countertenor in a chicken suit. Gallo plays Thursday through Saturday, May 22-24 and 29-30, 2014 at 8 p.m. and Saturday, May 31 at 2 p.m. with talk-backs on Friday, May 23 and Saturday, May 24. All performances are in The Zack Box at The Boston Conservatory, 8 The Fenway, Boston, MA. Tickets are $15 general admission, $10 seniors and free for students with valid IDs; tickets can be purchased from The Boston Conservatory Box Office by phone or in person only. Call (617) 912- 9222 beginning Monday, May 12, 2014 to reserve tickets. Please visit www.bostonconservatory.edu/tickets for more Box Office information. Gallo is sung in English and 70 minutes in duration. **The audience will be asked to remove their shoes before they enter the theater and invited to lie down during a portion of the performance. Please let The Box Office know if you require special assistance.** (more...)

BWW Reviews: RAGTIME Explodes with Passion in Oklahoma City's The Poteet TheatreBWW Reviews: RAGTIME Explodes with Passion in Oklahoma City's The Poteet Theatre
by Jay Prock - Feb 27, 2014

The Poteet Theatre (Oklahoma City, OK) presents Ragtime, the Tony award-winning musical by composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens. Shawna Linck masterfully directs the cast of 85 performers. Within 10 minutes of starting the production, it is apparent the next three hours of this show will be incredible. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jay Johnson Hosts IT'S MAGIC! in Thousand OaksPhoto Flash: Jay Johnson Hosts IT'S MAGIC! in Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2013

It takes a much more educated hand to mystify or entertain a crowd than it did on the Vaudeville stages of early America and the founder of the Magic Castle, Milt Larsen, along with veteran producer, Terry Hill, have been offering audiences that little something new and exciting every year for 56 years with their annual production of 'It's Magic!' The program held at the Thousand Oaks Civic Center Plaza, under the direction of Dale Hindman and hosted by Tony Award winner, Jay Johnson, last Saturday night did not disappoint. The scheduled performers included a veteran line up of illustrious illusionists such as Christopher Hart, Adam Trent, Rick Thomas and Magic Castle co-founder, Milt Larsen, as well as the close up talents of Rich Manley in the lobby during the shows intermission. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD MEPhoto Flash: In Rehearsal with National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene's LIES MY FATHER TOLD ME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

For its 99th season, the National Yiddish Theatre - Folksbiene will present one of the largest productions in its history, the American premiere of a new musical based on the 1975 Academy-Award-nominated film Lies My Father Told Me adapted from the works of Ted Allan. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

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