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THE ACTUAL DANCE Comes to Tampa Fringe THE ACTUAL DANCE Comes to Tampa Fringe
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Tampa

The Tampa International Fringe Festival is May 11-14, 2017. Sam Simon, a playwright and actor, will perform his play, The Actual Dance, which is a tribute to caregivers and a man's journey of helping his wife through breast cancer.   (more...)
Broadway Theatre Project's Visiting Faculty Member Nominated for Outer Critic's Circle Broadway Theatre Project's Visiting Faculty Member Nominated for Outer Critic's Circle
by BWW News Desk on April 28, 2017 in Tampa

Broadway Theatre Project's (BTP) visiting faculty member Chazz Palmintirit's 'A Bronx Tale' has been nominated for 4 Outer Critic's Circle awards. For Best New Musical, Best Score (Glen Slator and Alan Menken), Best Book (Chazz Palmintiri) And Best Performance by a Leading Actor (Nick Cordero). (more...)
Israel Horovitz to be Honored as Off-Broadway Legend Israel Horovitz to be Honored as Off-Broadway Legend
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Tampa

Jobsite Theater is honored to have a standing collaborative relationship with internationally-acclaimed playwright-filmmaker-poet Israel Horovitz since 2015, something that earned us a Best of the Bay Award for 'Best Link with the Greater Theater World' just last year after presenting plays of his like Lebensraum, Breaking Philip Glass, Sins of the Mother, and privately workshopping new material he is working on. We open a new-ish (2015) Horovitz play, Gloucester Blue, in just a few weeks. (more...)
Roller Derby Hits the Stage in Tampa Alongside Fringe Documentary Roller Derby Hits the Stage in Tampa Alongside Fringe Documentary
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Tampa

On May 10th, the Tampa International Fringe Festival will host the city-premiere of On the Fringe, a feature-length documentary about the life of performing artists on the Canadian Fringe Festival circuit. (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 Tampa

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 Tampa

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...)
Children of Rock to Hit the Road on SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour; Dates Announced! Children of Rock to Hit the Road on SCHOOL OF ROCK National Tour; Dates Announced!
by BWW News Desk on April 27, 2017 in Tampa

Broadway legend Andrew Lloyd Webber has announced his high-octane Broadway and West End hit School of Rock - The Musical will launch a US National Tour in Rochester, NY, at RBTL's Auditorium Theatre in September 2017. (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 Tampa

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...)
Creative Loafing to Host Another Round of Craft Cocktail Competition Creative Loafing to Host Another Round of Craft Cocktail Competition
by BWW News Desk on April 26, 2017 in Tampa

Creative Loafing's craft cocktail competition, HighBall, is back for another round of tipsy fun on Thursday, May 11th, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Rialto Theatre (1617 N. Franklin St. in Tampa).  (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 Tampa

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 Tampa

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...)
Austin Pendleton and Todrick Hall Return to Broadway Theatre Project Austin Pendleton and Todrick Hall Return to Broadway Theatre Project
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2017 in Tampa

Tony nominated Austin Pendleton returns to the faculty of Broadway Theatre Project's (BTP) this summer after directing the revival of Horton Foote's 1955 play The Traveling Lady at the Cherry Lane Theatre. Acclaimed vocalist and BTP alumni Todrick Hall, also returns as a visiting artist to the summer institute. (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 Tampa

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 Tampa - Week of 4/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW on April 23, 2017 in Tampa

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Tampa (more...)
New Regional Theater Company Debuts with Psychological Thriller DARK VANILLA JUNGLE New Regional Theater Company Debuts with Psychological Thriller DARK VANILLA JUNGLE
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Tampa

There are 29 shows at the Tampa Fringe Festival. Why is the psychological thriller Dark Vanilla Jungle the one you can't miss? (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 Tampa

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 Tampa

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...)
Vocal Coaches Peisha McPhee and Michael Orland Reach Out to Broadway Theatre Project Students Vocal Coaches Peisha McPhee and Michael Orland Reach Out to Broadway Theatre Project Students
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Tampa

Internationally-known voice coaches Peisha McPhee and Michael Orland have a message for prospective Broadway Theatre Project (BTP) students to encourage them to apply for the summer institute where they will be teaching this summer. (more...)
Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS Opens This Weekend at Carrollwood Players Theatre Arthur Miller's ALL MY SONS Opens This Weekend at Carrollwood Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2017 in Tampa

In 1947, Joe Keller's world is a comfortable place. He has a good business, a loving family, and the apparent respect of his neighbors. (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 Tampa

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...)
Now What Theatre to Take KARA SEVDA on International Tour Now What Theatre to Take KARA SEVDA on International Tour
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Tampa

Now What Theatre has announced its inaugural international tour of the play Kara Sevda. Written by Lisa VillaMil and directed by Kat Haan, the tour will begin performances at the Ithaca Fringe Festival on April 21. (more...)
THE ACTUAL DANCE Celebrates Caregivers and a Husband's Journey with Wife's Breast Cancer THE ACTUAL DANCE Celebrates Caregivers and a Husband's Journey with Wife's Breast Cancer
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2017 in Tampa

 The Tampa International Fringe Festival is May 11-14, 2017. Sam Simon, a playwright and actor, will perform his play, The Actual Dance, which portrays his role as a caregiver and how his faith helped him to support his wife during breast cancer. (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 Tampa

EIGHT YOUTH PLAYWRIGHTS SEE WORK COME TO LIFE IN COMPETITION at Carrollwood Players Theater in KIDSPEAK 2.0 (more...)
Broadway Theatre Project Summer Faculty Includes Dance Virtuoso Broadway Theatre Project Summer Faculty Includes Dance Virtuoso
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2017 in Tampa

Broadway Theatre Project's (BTP), visiting faculty will include international notable artists from all areas of musical theatre and dance.  This summer apprentices will have the opportunity to work with Emmy-award winning dance virtuoso Jason Samuels Smith who will also be performing at this year's SummerStage Charlie Parker Jazz Festival in New York City. (more...)
BWW Review:  TRAILER PARK TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS  at Show Palace Dinner Theatre BWW Review: TRAILER PARK TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS at Show Palace Dinner Theatre
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley on April 16, 2017 in Tampa

THE GREAT AMERICAN TRAILER PARK MUSICAL is expertly directed by Matthew Belopavlovich and Steven Jones, also the choreographer. Matty Colonna, who also plays Duke, is the music director. This show is a triple win for the three men. (more...)