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Grant Received from Manatee Community Foundation, The Jay K. Turner Fund Grant Received from Manatee Community Foundation, The Jay K. Turner Fund
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in St. Petersburg

The Van Wezel Education Department's Art Works for Schooltime- Grade Level Reading Partnership is grateful to receive a $10,000 grant from Manatee Community Foundation - The Jay K. Turner Fund. (more...)
Van Wezel Education Department's Art Works for Schooltime Receives $10K Grant Van Wezel Education Department's Art Works for Schooltime Receives $10K Grant
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in St. Petersburg

The Van Wezel Education Department's Art Works for Schooltime - Grade Level Reading Partnership is grateful to receive a $10,000 grant from Manatee Community Foundation - The Jay K. Turner Fund. (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominate NOW for the First-Ever 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 28, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/28; IN THE HEIGHTS in DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 28, 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 a Spanish adaptation of IN THE HEIGHTS in Washington, DC, HERE LIES LOVE at Seattle Rep, and WEST SIDE STORY in Los Angeles, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
freeFall's END OF THE RAINBOW Announces Extension freeFall's END OF THE RAINBOW Announces Extension
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Due to overwhelming pre-sales and a sold-out opening weekend, freeFall Theatre is extending END OF THE RAINBOW through June 4. (more...)
BREAKING THE CHAIN Community Event Announced for Van Wezel Center BREAKING THE CHAIN Community Event Announced for Van Wezel Center
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Parents from Visible Men Academy will be highlighting portions of their recent work facilitated by the Van Wezel Education Department's Breaking the Chain  at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Monday, May 8 from 6:00PM -8:00PM. This event is open to the Community. (more...)
JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month JONAH: ON STAGE! to Splash Into Cinemas Next Month
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Sight & Sound is taking its hit musical to the big screen. After being filmed before a live audience at the spectacular Lancaster, PA theater, JONAH: On Stage! will be featured on over 600 movie screens nationwide for a one-night event. (more...)
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by BWW Staff on April 24, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Looking for your next theatre related job? BroadwayWorld has a database full of listings for jobs in the theatre/entertainment industry! Looking for candidates to fill that open position? Adding a listing to the BroadwayWorld Classifieds is free! (more...)
BWW Blog: Christopher Panella - Applying for College and Choosing Your Path BWW Blog: Christopher Panella - Applying for College and Choosing Your Path
by Guest Blogger: Christopher Panella on April 24, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Hello, readers! It's been a long time since I've uploaded an article. My high school readers know that the January to April area is a particularly difficult one, especially with AP classes, senior events, and college decisions. I decided that this article should be an update on my past three months and a guide for future seniors who hit those college and future obstacles. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 4/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW on April 23, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)
DIRTY DANCING  - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Samba Into Ruth Eckerd Hall DIRTY DANCING - THE CLASSIC STORY ON STAGE to Samba Into Ruth Eckerd Hall
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Broadway's Dirty Dancing - The Classic Story On Stage on Friday, May 5 at 8 pm, Saturday, May 6 at 2 & 8 pm and Sunday, May 7 at 2 & 7 pm. Tickets are on sale now. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Dance Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 21, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Dance Awards! Dance professionals, professional dance companies, and professional dance productions in all dance genres in any part of the United States are eligible. The awards honor professional dance in America that took place from January 1st to December 31st 2016. Our editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15. (more...)
Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! Nominations NOW OPEN for 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards!
by BWW Staff on April 21, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BWW Classical Music Awards! The awards honor professional classical music recordings that were released from January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2016. Our BWW editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through May 15th. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World - 4/21; TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in L.A. and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on April 21, 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 WEST SIDE STORY in Philadelphia, THE LEGEND OF GEORGIA MCBRIDE in Los Angeles, and TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD in Salt Lake City, just to name a few. Check out our top features below! (more...)
34th Annual St. Anthony's Triathlon Returns to St. Petersburg, 4/30 34th Annual St. Anthony's Triathlon Returns to St. Petersburg, 4/30
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in St. Petersburg

World Champions, Olympians, and a well-rounded roster of professional athletes from across the world comprise the field for the 34th Annual St. Anthony's Triathlon that returns to St. Petersburg on Sunday, April 30th. Over 3,000 athletes from 41 states, the District of Columbia, and 8 countries participated in the 2016 events, and this year's total participant count is looking to be even greater. (more...)
Summer Classes Are Now Enrolling At The Marcia P. Hoffman School Of The Arts At Ruth Eckerd Hall Summer Classes Are Now Enrolling At The Marcia P. Hoffman School Of The Arts At Ruth Eckerd Hall
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in St. Petersburg

This summer, the Marcia P. Hoffman School of the Arts at Ruth Eckerd Hall will offer a variety of classes, workshops and private lessons to children of all ages, providing them with the opportunity to explore their talents, discover new friends and learn from professional arts instructors. Classes kick-off Monday, June 5 and enrollment is open now. For a complete list of classes and descriptions, click here. (more...)
Ruth Eckerd Hall presents SHOPKINS LIVE! on 10/13 Ruth Eckerd Hall presents SHOPKINS LIVE! on 10/13
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Shopkins Live! (www.shopkinsliveontour.com), the first live theatrical production based on the phenomenally successful Shopkins toy brand will bring the national tour to Ruth Eckerd Hall on Friday, October 13 at 4 pm,  it was jointly announced today by Gilles Paquin, President and CEO of Koba Entertainment, and Nicole Hardiman, Senior Licensing Manager at Moose Toys.  Tickets go on sale Friday, April 28 at 10 am. (more...)
The Capitol Theatre Presents Yngwie Malmsteen WORLD ON FIRE TOUR The Capitol Theatre Presents Yngwie Malmsteen WORLD ON FIRE TOUR
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in St. Petersburg

The Captiol Theatre presents Yngwie Malmsteen on the World On Fire Tour on Saturday, June 17 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, April 22 at 10 am. Special guests The Raskins will open the show. (more...)
Chorus Singers Announce Fundraising Performance on 4/22 Chorus Singers Announce Fundraising Performance on 4/22
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Clearwater's own Clearwater Chorus Singers have announced a fundraising performance of Durufle Requiem to be held in the Murray Theatre at Ruth Eckerd Hall on Saturday, April 22 at 7 pm. All funds raised from this performance will support the ensemble's trip to legendary Carnegie Hall, where they have been selected to perform this piece with the New York City Chamber Orchestra on June 19 at 8 pm. (more...)
Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Two-Time Grammy Award Winner John Prine Ruth Eckerd Hall presents Two-Time Grammy Award Winner John Prine
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents John Prine on Friday, December 15 at 8 pm. Tickets go on sale Friday, April 21 at noon. (more...)
BWW TV: Watch Max Crumm and More Preview BEATSVILLE: THE BEATNIK MUSICAL at Asolo Rep BWW TV: Watch Max Crumm and More Preview BEATSVILLE: THE BEATNIK MUSICAL at Asolo Rep
by BroadwayWorld TV on April 17, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Dig this: Asolo Rep will present the world premiere of BEATSVILLE: The Beatnik Musical, a co-production with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. BEATSVILLE has a book by Glenn Slater, a Grammy winner (Disney's Tangled), and Academy Award (Tangled), Emmy (ABC's Galavant), Golden Globe (Tangled) and three-time Tony Award nominee (School of Rock, Sister Act, The Little Mermaid), and the co-creator of Disney's worldwide smash hit Tangled. BroadwayWorld has footage from the show's press preview below! (more...)
BWW Preview: Eight Youth Playwrights See Work Come to Life in Competition at Carrollwood Players Theater BWW Preview: Eight Youth Playwrights See Work Come to Life in Competition at Carrollwood Players Theater
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley on April 17, 2017 in St. Petersburg

EIGHT YOUTH PLAYWRIGHTS SEE WORK COME TO LIFE IN COMPETITION at Carrollwood Players Theater in KIDSPEAK 2.0 (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Max Crumm and More in BEATSVILLE: THE BEATNIK MUSICAL at Asolo Rep Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Max Crumm and More in BEATSVILLE: THE BEATNIK MUSICAL at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Dig this: Asolo Rep will present the world premiere of BEATSVILLE: The Beatnik Musical, a co-production with Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre. BEATSVILLE has a book by Glenn Slater, a Grammy winner (Disney's Tangled), and Academy Award (Tangled), Emmy (ABC's Galavant), Golden Globe (Tangled) and three-time Tony Award nominee (School of Rock, Sister Act, The Little Mermaid), and the co-creator of Disney's worldwide smash hit Tangled. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 4/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW on April 16, 2017 in St. Petersburg

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for St. Petersburg (more...)