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Florida Studio Theater Opens 17-18 Season with Tony Award Winning, ONCE! Florida Studio Theater Opens 17-18 Season with Tony Award Winning, ONCE!
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2017 in St. Petersburg

FST opens the 2017-18 Winter Mainstage Season with the winner of eight-time Tony Award-winning musical, Once. Adapted from John Carney's Film with Book by Enda Walsh and (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 6/18/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 6/18/2017
by BWW on June 18, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/18/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)
Tickets Now On Sale for SARASOTA IMPROV FESTIVAL Tickets Now On Sale for SARASOTA IMPROV FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk on June 15, 2017 in St. Petersburg

The Sarasota Improv Festival is almost here and tickets are going fast! Three day passes are completely sold out but don't worry, single tickets are now on sale. However, don't wait too long as they are going quickly. Tickets to the headliner performances from BLANK! The Musical are $25. Single tickets to all other performances are $10. All festival tickets are now on sale and may be purchased by calling the Box Office at 941-366-9000, or by going online at www.floridastudiotheatre.org. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 16, 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 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, IN THE HEIGHTS, and More! (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 11 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 11
by Audition Roundup on June 11, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 11, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 6/11/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 6/11/2017
by BWW on June 11, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/11/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)
BWW Review: The Tarpon Arts One Act Plays Festival at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center BWW Review: The Tarpon Arts One Act Plays Festival at the Tarpon Springs Performing Arts Center
by Peter Nason on June 11, 2017 in St. Petersburg

You'll find some hits, some misses, but all with something to offer. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/8 - THE MAN IN THE CEILING, JOSEPH, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/8 - THE MAN IN THE CEILING, JOSEPH, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 09, 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 FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, BEAUTIFUL and More! (more...)
BWW Review: A Chilling Benjamin T. Ismail Haunts Ayad Akhtar's THE INVISIBLE HAND at American Stage BWW Review: A Chilling Benjamin T. Ismail Haunts Ayad Akhtar's THE INVISIBLE HAND at American Stage
by Peter Nason on June 07, 2017 in St. Petersburg

It's 'Zero Dark Thirty' meets 'The Big Short.' (more...)
freeFall Presents Reading of All-New Musical UNDER FIRE freeFall Presents Reading of All-New Musical UNDER FIRE
by BWW News Desk on June 07, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Join freeFall on June 17 at 8pm  for a reading of a brand new musical by Barry Harman (The Carol Burnett Show, Romance/Romance, Olympus On My Mind) and Grant Sturiale (Olympus On My Mind) based on the film of the same name. This premiere work will be directed by freeFall Artistic Director Eric Davis. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 4 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 4
by Audition Roundup on June 04, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 4, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 6/04/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 6/04/2017
by BWW on June 04, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/04/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/1 - FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/1 - FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 02, 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 FUN HOME, SOMETHING ROTTEN, BEAUTIFUL and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 5/28/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 5/28/2017
by BWW on May 28, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/28/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)
New Gay Rock Opera TUNNELVISION: THE MUSICAL to Premiere at The Studio @ 620 New Gay Rock Opera TUNNELVISION: THE MUSICAL to Premiere at The Studio @ 620
by BWW News Desk on May 25, 2017 in St. Petersburg

In celebration of LGBT Pride Month, The Studio @ 620 will present the world debut of the new gay rock opera, 'Tunnelvision: The Musical.' (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/26 - DIRTY DANCING, LES MIS, WICKED, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 26, 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 DIRTY DANCING, LES MISERABLES, WICKED and More! (more...)
FST Cabaret Season Opens with The Jersey Tenors FST Cabaret Season Opens with The Jersey Tenors
by BWW News Desk on May 22, 2017 in St. Petersburg

FST's 2017 Summer Cabaret season begins with the newest Opera/Rock mash-up sensation, The Jersey Tenors. This production of four charismatic crooners opens in the John C. Court Cabaret on June 15, 2017. Subscriptions for all three Summer Cabaret shows are available for as little as $39. Subscriptions may be purchased online at www.floridastudiotheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000, or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 5/21/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 5/21/2017
by BWW on May 21, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/21/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/18 - NEXT TO NORMAL, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on May 19, 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 NEXT TO NORMAL, HEDWIG, OKLAHOMA, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
Florida State Budget Cuts Funding For the Arts and Culture Florida State Budget Cuts Funding For the Arts and Culture
by Stephanie Wild on May 17, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Arts and culture funding has been taking big hits nationwide and it seems Florida is the next state to face these struggles. According to the Herald Tribune, the state budget was recently approved by Florida Legislature and now awaits response from Gov. Rick Scott. The budget allocates $29.8 million to four arts and cultural categories, down from $33 million last year. (more...)
Straight No Chaser Returns to the Van Wezel! Straight No Chaser Returns to the Van Wezel!
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Straight No Chaser is celebrating their newest album, Six Pack: Volume 3, with a major U.S. tour including a stop at the Van Wezel.  "The Speakeasy Tour" will be here on Thursday, November 16, at 8:00PM.  (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 5/14/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 5/14/2017
by BWW on May 14, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/14/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More!
by BWW News Desk on May 12, 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 LE CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in Birmingham, IN THE HEIGHTS in Connecticut and More! (more...)
Photo Flash: Artist Series Concerts Celebrates 2017 National Piano Competition Winners Photo Flash: Artist Series Concerts Celebrates 2017 National Piano Competition Winners
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota recently announced the winners of the 2017 National Piano Competition. The competition rotates each year between, piano, voice and string instruments and is open to talented young musicians who are residents of the United States. The finals were held April 29 at the Beatrice Friedman Symphony Center in Sarasota. A total of $21,600 was awarded to eight contestants. Scroll down for photos! (more...)
JERSEY BOYS, CABARET, CHICAGO and More Set for Ruth Eckerd Hall's 2017-18 Broadway Season JERSEY BOYS, CABARET, CHICAGO and More Set for Ruth Eckerd Hall's 2017-18 Broadway Season
by BWW News Desk on May 08, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Ruth Eckerd Hall announces the 2017-18 Broadway season, which includes, making its Clearwater debut, the Tony Award-winner for Best Musical Jersey Boys, along with multiple Tony Award Best Musical winners A Chorus Line, Cabaret and Chicago, family favorites A Charlie Brown Christmas Live Onstage and Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer: The Musical, Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella and Rain: A Tribute To The Beatles. (more...)