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THE LION KING North American Tour to Expand to New Cities with Re-Configured ProductionTHE LION KING Tour to Expand to New Cities with Re-Configured Production
Posted: Sep. 30, 2016

Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/30; THE WAR OF THE ROSES in Delaware, OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe and More!Regional: WAR OF THE ROSES, OCTOBER SKY
Posted: Sep. 30, 2016

The Broadway League Bestows 2016 National Education and Engagement Grants Across the U.S.Broadway League Bestows 2016 National Ed & Engagement Grants Across the U.S.
Posted: Sep. 28, 2016

West Coast Players to Present A NICE FAMILY GATHERINGWest Coast Players to Present A NICE FAMILY GATHERING
Posted: Sep. 25, 2016

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES to Serenade at the Show Palace This FallTHE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES to Serenade at the Show Palace
Posted: Sep. 28, 2016

Asolo Repertory Theatre Presents Touring Production of THE TRAGEDY OF HAMLETAsolo Repertory Theatre Presents Touring Production of THE TRAGEDY OF HAMLET
Posted: Sep. 30, 2016

THE MATHEMATICS OF LOVE to Open TheatreUSF's 2016-17 SeasonTHE MATHEMATICS OF LOVE to Open TheatreUSF's 2016-17 Season
Posted: Sep. 29, 2016

Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 9/25/2016Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 9/25/2016
Posted: Sep. 25, 2016

THE LION KING North American Tour to Expand to New Cities with Re-Configured Production THE LION KING North American Tour to Expand to New Cities with Re-Configured Production
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016 in Tampa

Disney Theatrical Productions announced today that THE LION KING North American tour will unveil a newly-configured production in October 2017, allowing the award-winning musical to entertain new audiences in cities and venues which previously couldn't accommodate the show. (more...)
Asolo Repertory Theatre Presents Touring Production of THE TRAGEDY OF HAMLET Asolo Repertory Theatre Presents Touring Production of THE TRAGEDY OF HAMLET
by BWW News Desk on September 30, 2016 in Tampa

Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly presents an FSU/Asolo Conservatory for Actor Training touring production of THE TRAGEDY OF HAMLET. This brand new production, which will be presented during the 400th anniversary year of Shakespeare's death, is adapted and directed by Justin Lucero, director of the FSU/Asolo Conservatory's hit 2015 production of The Liar. This seventh annual educational touring production, THE TRAGEDY OF HAMLET, will tour schools and community venues throughout Sarasota and the state of Florida, from Tallahassee to Miami, from September 27 through November 22, 2016. There will be a special performance for educators, press, and the public on Today, September 30 at 6pm in the Cook Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/30; THE WAR OF THE ROSES in Delaware, OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/30; THE WAR OF THE ROSES in Delaware, OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on September 30, 2016 in Tampa

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Delaware, Cleveland, San Diego and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include THE WAR OF THE ROSES in Delaware, ALL THE WAY at Cleveland Play House, and OCTOBER SKY at The Old Globe,  just to name a few. (more...)
THE MATHEMATICS OF LOVE to Open TheatreUSF's 2016-17 Season THE MATHEMATICS OF LOVE to Open TheatreUSF's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2016 in Tampa

The first show of the TheatreUSF 2016-17 Season -- The Mathematics of Love by Cherrie L. Moraga (with Ricardo Bracho) -- opens in the lobby of the Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel at the turn of the 21st century. (more...)
THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES to Serenade at the Show Palace This Fall THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES to Serenade at the Show Palace This Fall
by BWW News Desk on September 28, 2016 in Tampa

Show Palace Entertainment presents The Marvelous Wonderettes, running October 15 - November 13, 2016. Directed by Bob Turoff, the show will be choreographed by Jill Godfrey and music directed by Clay Smith. (more...)
The Broadway League Bestows 2016 National Education and Engagement Grants Across the U.S. The Broadway League Bestows 2016 National Education and Engagement Grants Across the U.S.
by BWW News Desk on September 28, 2016 in Tampa

The Broadway League has announced the recipients of its 21st annual National Education and Engagement Grants. (more...)
West Coast Players to Present A NICE FAMILY GATHERING West Coast Players to Present A NICE FAMILY GATHERING
by Ashlee Latimer on September 25, 2016 in Tampa

West Coast Players will present the hilarious and touching comedy,  A NICE FAMILY GATHERINGby Phil Olson, November 4 - 20, 2016.  (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 9/25/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 9/25/2016
by BWW on September 25, 2016 in Tampa

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/25/2016 for Tampa (more...)
THE MATHEMATICS OF LOVE to Open TheatreUSF's 2016-17 Season THE MATHEMATICS OF LOVE to Open TheatreUSF's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2016 in Tampa

The first show of the TheatreUSF 2016-17 Season -- The Mathematics of Love by Cherrie L. Moraga (with Ricardo Bracho) -- opens in the lobby of the Los Angeles Biltmore Hotel at the turn of the 21st century. (more...)
West Coast Players Present THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE by Martin McDonagh, West Coast Players Present THE BEAUTY QUEEN OF LEENANE by Martin McDonagh,
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2016 in Tampa

West Coast Players will present the dark comedy, The Beauty Queen of Leenane by Martin McDonagh, September 23 - October 9, 2016. (more...)
Actors and Artists Unite 2 End Alz Soars into 2016 with 42 Teams Actors and Artists Unite 2 End Alz Soars into 2016 with 42 Teams
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2016 in Tampa

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Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/23; FOLLIES in St. Louis, LAST SHIP in Salt Lake, PUMP BOYS in Seattle, HUNCHBACK in LA! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/23; FOLLIES in St. Louis, LAST SHIP in Salt Lake, PUMP BOYS in Seattle, HUNCHBACK in LA!
by BWW Special Coverage on September 23, 2016 in Tampa

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in St. Louis, Salt Lake City, Seattle and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include FOLLIES in St. Louis, THE LAST SHIP in Salt Lake City, and PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES in Seattle, just to name a few. (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Jobsite Theater's LIZZIE Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Jobsite Theater's LIZZIE
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2016 in Tampa

Jobsite continues the 2016-17 season with their third co-production with the Straz Center in the Jaeb Theater (Return to the Forbidden Planet, Silence! The Musical). Bay Area audiences are in for another just-in-time-for-Halloween treat with the Drama Desk Award-nominated LIZZIE, a killer rock musical that is taking the nation by storm. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast! (more...)
Breaking News: Barbra Streisand Will Take Concert Tour to Florida, Texas Breaking News: Barbra Streisand Will Take Concert Tour to Florida, Texas
by BWW News Desk on September 21, 2016 in Tampa

Just announced, Barbra Streisand, who last year became the only recording artist or group to achieve #1 albums in each of six decades, is bringing her concert tour to three cities in Florida and one in Texas this winter. (more...)
THE CAPITOL STEPS Sets Performances at Van Wezel THE CAPITOL STEPS Sets Performances at Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2016 in Tampa

The Capitol Steps are back to put the 'mock' in democracy at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Tuesday, November 1, 2016 at 8PM. The Washington DC-based comedy troupe that began as a group of Senate Staffers, bring their brand of political chaos just before the November elections. The performance will be based on songs from their current album "What To Expect When You're Electing." (more...)
Carrollwood Players Theatre Opens its 2016-17 Season with THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN'S CASTLE Carrollwood Players Theatre Opens its 2016-17 Season with THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN'S CASTLE
by BWW News Desk on September 19, 2016 in Tampa

Carrollwood Players Theatre opens its 2016-2017 Black Box season with the hilarious horror spoof, THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN'S CASTLE, on Sunday, October 9th at 7 pm and Sunday, October 30th at 7 pm in the intimate, 50-seat, CWP Black Box Theatre at Carrollwood Players, 4333 Gunn Highway, Tampa, FL, 33618. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 9/18/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 9/18/2016
by BWW on September 18, 2016 in Tampa

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/18/2016 for Tampa (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/16; EVITA Starring Eden Espinosa, IN THE HEIGHTS in Atlanta, Patti LuPone in CA and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/16; EVITA Starring Eden Espinosa, IN THE HEIGHTS in Atlanta, Patti LuPone in CA and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on September 16, 2016 in Tampa

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Nashville, Atlanta, Costa Mesa and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include Studio Tenn's EVITA starring Eden Espinosa, IN THE HEIGHTS in Atlanta, and Patti LuPone in concert in Costa Mesa, just to name a few. (more...)
Opera Naples Announces 2016-2017 Schedule Opera Naples Announces 2016-2017 Schedule
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2016 in Tampa

Opera Naples has announced its first opera of the  "Come Alive!" 2016/2017 season, Puccini's Turandot, performed at Artis Naples on November 9, 2016 at 8pm. It's chilling storyline includes a vengeful, beautiful princess playing a deadly game of riddles with noble pursuers and a prince that challenges her to the very end. This international favorite will be scheduled for one night only at Artis Naples located at 5833 Pelican Bay Boulevard. (more...)
BWW Review: The Kids Aren't Alright in SPRING AWAKENING BWW Review: The Kids Aren't Alright in SPRING AWAKENING
by Desiree Fantal on September 13, 2016 in Tampa

When did you learn about sex? How? Who told you about 'the birds and the bees,' 'making a baby,' 'when two people really love one another'? I'm not sure where I picked it up, though I'm fairly certain it wasn't from my parents. The gag reflex rising in my throat even at the thought makes me certain I never flat out asked my mother. In any case the information got to me somehow, and I lived to tell the tale via hazy, inconsistent memories. mad Theatre of Tampa's production of SPRING AWAKENING, the first show of their 16th season, follows a group of adolescents in late 19th century Germany as they question what's happening to their bodies - physically and emotionally (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 9/11/2016 Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 9/11/2016
by BWW on September 11, 2016 in Tampa

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/11/2016 for Tampa (more...)
Jobsite Theater Presents Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS Jobsite Theater Presents Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS
by BWW News Desk on September 10, 2016 in Tampa

Jobsite begins their 2016-17 season with comedian-writer-actor-director-playwright-banjo master Steve Martin's adaptation of the classic German farce originally Die Hose.  The Underpants plays Sep. 9 - Oct. 2, 2016, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center where Jobsite is resident theater company. (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS at Jobsite Theater Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of Steve Martin's THE UNDERPANTS at Jobsite Theater
by BWW News Desk on September 09, 2016 in Tampa

Jobsite begins their 2016-17 season with comedian-writer-actor-director-playwright-banjo master Steve Martin's adaptation of the classic German farce originally Die Hose. The Underpants plays Sep. 9 - Oct. 2, 2016, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center where Jobsite is resident theater company. Scroll down for a peek at the cast in character! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/9; HOW TO SUCCEED in Chicago, Julie Andrews-Helmed MY FAIR LADY in Sydney and More! Regional Roundup: Top 10 Stories This Week Around the Broadway World - 9/9; HOW TO SUCCEED in Chicago, Julie Andrews-Helmed MY FAIR LADY in Sydney and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on September 09, 2016 in Tampa

This week, we go around our Broadway World to feature stories in Chicago, Madison, Sydney and more. Check out our top 10 stories around our Broadway World below, which include HOW TO SUCCEED in Chicago, ENDGAME in Madison, and MY FAIR LADY directed by Julie Andrews in Sydney, just to name a few. (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of mad Theatre of Tampa's SPRING AWAKENING Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of mad Theatre of Tampa's SPRING AWAKENING
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2016 in Tampa

mad Theatre of Tampa, 2014 & 2015 Best Community Theater from BroadwayWorld.com, continues their successful 2016-2017 season with their production of the Tony Award-winning musical Spring Awakening. Mad Theatre of Tampa is excited to move into the Jaeb Theater at the Straz Center for the Performing Arts for this production. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in costume! (more...)





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