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Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2017 Burdick Reading Series Florida Studio Theatre Announces 2017 Burdick Reading Series
by BWW News Desk on March 22, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Florida Studio Theatre announces its annual Richard and Betty Burdick New Play Reading Series, which will present three new staged readings by contemporary American playwrights. (more...)
BWW Review: Jobsite Theater Presents Martin McDonagh's Quirky, Darkly Funny A SKULL IN CONNEMARA at the Shimberg BWW Review: Jobsite Theater Presents Martin McDonagh's Quirky, Darkly Funny A SKULL IN CONNEMARA at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason on March 20, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Pitch-perfect, pitch-black humor and fine performances bring this literal skull-bashing production to life. (more...)
Quick Weight Loss Centers to Open Three New Centers in Tampa Quick Weight Loss Centers to Open Three New Centers in Tampa
by BWW News Desk on March 20, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Quick Weight Loss Centers is pleased to announce its expansion to Florida's West Coast. By mid-2017, Quick Weight Loss Centers will be opening three new locations in the Tampa Bay area, in Brandon, Carrollwood and Clearwater, Florida. Grand opening dates and promotions for each location will be announced soon. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 3/19/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 3/19/2017
by BWW on March 19, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/19/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)
100 Year Old Conductor, Maestro Anton Coppola to Lead Opera Tampa in Concert, 3/25 100 Year Old Conductor, Maestro Anton Coppola to Lead Opera Tampa in Concert, 3/25
by BWW News Desk on March 16, 2017 in St. Petersburg

 March 21, 2017 marks the 100th birthday of Maestro Anton Coppola, the conductor and composer whose career has spanned from singing in the Metropolitan Opera Children's Chorus for the American premiere of Puccini's Turandot at age 9 to - 91 years later - conducting his own an alternate ending for Puccini's unfinished masterpiece, one of two new works to be premiered on March 25th at Coppola Conducts: 100 Years Young. This concert will be presented by Opera Tampa, the company for which Coppola was the founding Artistic Director. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/17; RAGTIME in D.C., HAMILTON Parody in Chicago, SWSX and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 17, 2017 in St. Petersburg

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature RAGTIME at Ford's Theatre, SPAMILTON in Chicago, SWSX coverage in Austin and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Florida Studio Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of RICH GIRL Florida Studio Theatre to Stage Regional Premiere of RICH GIRL
by BWW News Desk on March 14, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Florida Studio Theatre's Mainstage season concludes with the romantic and clever Rich Girl by Victoria Stewart. Based off of Henry James' classic novel Washington Square, this REGIONAL PREMIERE runs from April 5 to May 26 in the Gompertz Theatre. (more...)
BWW Review: THE LYONS MAKE DYING FUN at West Coast Players BWW Review: THE LYONS MAKE DYING FUN at West Coast Players
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley on March 13, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Set in a hospital room, instead of tender moments, a belittling passive-aggressive wife and mother is more interested in changing the living room and moving on with her life, then providing comfort to her dying husband and two grown children. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 3/12/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 3/12/2017
by BWW on March 12, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/12/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/10; THE NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/10; THE NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 10, 2017 in St. Petersburg

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE NETHER in Rhode Island, THE LAST FIVE YEARS in Orlando, and STOREFRONT CHURCH in Phoenix, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
BWW Review: Ensemble and Direction Galvanize EVITA at Eight O'Clock Theatre BWW Review: Ensemble and Direction Galvanize EVITA at Eight O'Clock Theatre
by Peter Nason on March 06, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice's masterpiece is a gorgeous-looking production. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 3/05/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 3/05/2017
by BWW on March 05, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/05/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)
Asolo Rep to Host LA FETE DE MONTE CARLO Gala at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota Asolo Rep to Host LA FETE DE MONTE CARLO Gala at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota
by BWW News Desk on March 04, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Asolo Rep's Annual Gala: La Fete de Monte Carlo, will be held today, March 4, 2017 at The Ritz-Carlton Sarasota. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/3; THE ELEPHANT MAN in Nashville, La Jolla's FREAKY FRIDAY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 3/3; THE ELEPHANT MAN in Nashville, La Jolla's FREAKY FRIDAY and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on March 03, 2017 in St. Petersburg

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE NIGHT OF THE IGUANA in Boston, LITTLE WOMEN in Seattle, FREAKY FRIDAY in San Diego and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
Florida Studio Theatre's Stage III Series to Present GROUNDED Florida Studio Theatre's Stage III Series to Present GROUNDED
by BWW News Desk on February 27, 2017 in St. Petersburg

FST's Stage III series presents Grounded by George Brant. This powerful production of strength and self-discovery runs from March 22 through April 7 in Bowne's Lab Theatre. (more...)
SEESAW and More Coming Up in The Ringling's 'New Stages' Series SEESAW and More Coming Up in The Ringling's 'New Stages' Series
by BWW News Desk on February 27, 2017 in St. Petersburg

In February, The John & Mable Ringling Museum of Art launched the next phase of its New Stages series with New Sincerity, featuring artists who seek to redefine the parameters of performance and contemporary art. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 2/26/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 2/26/2017
by BWW on February 26, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/26/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)
freeFall Theatre Company presents Florida Regional Premiere of RED VELVET freeFall Theatre Company presents Florida Regional Premiere of RED VELVET
by BWW News Desk on February 25, 2017 in St. Petersburg

freeFall Theatre Company presents the Florida regional premiere of RED VELVET by Lolita Chakrabarti. RED VELVET plays freeFall February 25 through March 26. Jose Rufino (freeFall's RIP.TIED and MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM) returns to St. Petersburg as Ira Aldridge. The play also features Joe Lauck (freeFall's hit premiere THE BUFFALO KINGS), Britta Ollmann, Megan Therese Rippey, Edward French, Douglas Hall, Amy Dawn Rufino and Matt Lunsford. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/24; THE HONEY TRAP in Boston, Glenn Close Profile, WEST SIDE STORY in Dallas and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 2/24; THE HONEY TRAP in Boston, Glenn Close Profile, WEST SIDE STORY in Dallas and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on February 24, 2017 in St. Petersburg

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature THE HONEY TRAP in Boston, Glenn Close as the latest 'Women in Theater' profile in Connecticut, WEST SIDE STORY in Dallas and more. Check out our top features below! (more...)
BWW Review: THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR at the Carrollwood Players BWW Review: THE RED VELVET CAKE WAR at the Carrollwood Players
by Peter Nason on February 23, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Escape to Sweetgum, Texas for a couple of hours of country-bumpkin fun! (more...)
BWW Preview: TIME TO GET RAUNCHY WITH BELLE BARTH at Carrollwood Players Theater BWW Preview: TIME TO GET RAUNCHY WITH BELLE BARTH at Carrollwood Players Theater
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley on February 22, 2017 in St. Petersburg

On March 10 and 11, 2017, actress Sara DelBeato will transform into the 50s 'unkosher comedienne,' the Miami Beach-based trailblazer Belle Barth for Jimmy Ferraro's production of RAUNCY LITTLE MUSICAL - BELLE BARTH IS BACK at Carrollwood Players. (more...)
BWW Preview: IT GETS BETTER Uses Theatre, Music, Dance to Open Dialogue About LGBTQ Youth  at The Straz Center For The Performing Arts BWW Preview: IT GETS BETTER Uses Theatre, Music, Dance to Open Dialogue About LGBTQ Youth at The Straz Center For The Performing Arts
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley on February 21, 2017 in St. Petersburg

On March 24, 2017, The Straz Center for the Performing Arts presents it gets better in Ferguson Hall at 7:30 p.m. it gets better is a timely and moving musical theatre experience by The Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA), in collaboration with the It Gets Better Project and Speak Theater Arts. (more...)
The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training to Present THE DRUNKEN CITY The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training to Present THE DRUNKEN CITY
by BWW News Desk on February 21, 2017 in St. Petersburg

The FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training continues its 2016-17 season with contemporary playwright Adam Bock's THE DRUNKEN CITY. A high-energy comedy about life and love, the production is directed by returning guest artist Jesse Jou, whose work was last seen on the FSU/Asolo Conservatory stage in 2014 with How I Learned to Drive. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 19 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 19
by Audition Roundup on February 19, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 19, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 19 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 19
by Audition Roundup on February 19, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 19, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)