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Summer Stages Maine:  A Sampling of Best PicksSummer Stages Maine: A Sampling of Best Picks
by Carla Maria Verdino-SŁllwold - April 20, 2017

There are plenty of reasons to make Maine your summer destination: the breathtaking coastline, beautiful beaches, pristine trails to hike, waterways to sail, and wildlife to observe. But Maine also has a long history of being home to respected summer theatres, and in recent seasons the wealth of performance offerings has not only increased in number, but also in quality. Maine can proudly say that it boasts some of the finest regional theatre companies in the country. Here are my editorial picks among the many possibilities for theatre-lovers. (more...)
Summer Stages: Jaime's Long Island Spring/Summer PicksSummer Stages: Jaime's Long Island Spring/Summer Picks
by Jaime Zahl - April 17, 2017

Spring is in full swing with summer just on the horizon, but that does not mean Long Island theatre goers are any less likely to relax indoors for a night of theatrical entertainment. This season in particular is filled with a plethora of theatrical productions to choose from, brought to you by the theaters and casts you know and love. (more...)
Summer Stages: Long Island Spring/Summer 2017 PreviewSummer Stages: Long Island Spring/Summer 2017 Preview
by Melissa Giordano - April 14, 2017

Spring is in the air and that means a hopping theatre scene is in full force on Long Island. For the past almost six years, I've truly enjoyed traveling the Island to tell you about the amazing shows and extraordinary talent that we have. (more...)
Summer Stages: No Rest for the Opera Crowd in the Northeast This SummerSummer Stages: No Rest for the Opera Crowd in the Northeast This Summer
by Richard Sasanow - June 21, 2016

Although the solstice doesn't officially appear for another week or so, the summer opera clock is already ticking. There's a plethora of performances going on all over New York City, in addition to interesting, entertaining and fascinating productions that are just a hop, skip and jump away. Among them: Lincoln Center's Lincoln Center Festival and Mostly Mozart and On Site Opera's West Village venue, to the more bucolic realms of Bard SummerScape in Dutchess County (NY) for Mascagni and Caramoor in Katonah (NY) for Rossini and Beethoven. (more...)
Cool Off This Summer with NYC Theatre - A Complete Guide of the Hottest Shows of the Season!Cool Off This Summer with NYC Theatre - A Complete Guide of the Hottest Shows of the Season!
by BWW News Desk - June 18, 2016

Where better to escape the New York City heat than in the comfort of a theatre? Below, we're rounding up some of the hottest shows of the summer- brought to you by The New York City Spectacular! (more...)
BWW Preview: The Palm Springs Area has a 'Cool' Summer LineupBWW Preview: The Palm Springs Area has a 'Cool' Summer Lineup
by Audrey Liebross - June 15, 2016

Coachella Valley performing arts fans who stay in town this summer will not be bored; there are many cabarets, staged readings, and full-fledged theatrical productions to keep everyone occupied. (more...)
Summer Stages: Something for Everyone at Middlesex County Plays-in-the-ParkSummer Stages: Something for Everyone at Middlesex County Plays-in-the-Park
by Michael T. Mooney - June 14, 2016

It's summer in New Jersey and that means it's time to grab the lawn chairs and experience outdoor theatre with THE LITTLE MERMAID, SISTER ACT and SOUTH PACIFIC. (more...)
Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - New Orleans!Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - New Orleans!
by Heidi Scheuermann - June 14, 2016

Theatre is always a fun outing during the summer months, especially in New Orleans (can you say air conditioner?).  Let's look at some of our top picks for shows to see around the Big Easy in June and July… (more...)
SUMMER STAGES: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - MemphisSUMMER STAGES: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - Memphis
by Austin McLellan - June 13, 2016

THE OUTGOING TIDE opens June 24. MOONVINE opens July 8. Both at TheatreWorks in Memphis, TN (more...)
SUMMER STAGES: Northern California's Top Picks for Summer EntertainmentSUMMER STAGES: Northern California's Top Picks for Summer Entertainment
by Harmony Wheeler - June 13, 2016

Sacramento Music Circus opens its 2016 season this week, and that means summer theatre is officially here! Check out our top picks for the Sacramento and San Francisco, Northern California regions. (more...)
Summer Stages: BWW's  Top Summer Theater Picks-PhilippinesSummer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theater Picks-Philippines
by Oliver Oliveros - June 12, 2016

Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theater Picks-Philippines (more...)
Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - South Bend!Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks - South Bend!
by Katherine Waddell - June 11, 2016

Summer is already in full swing! Check out BWW's top picks for what you should see this summer in the surrounding South Bend area. (more...)
Summer Stages: This Summer's Theatre Lineup in Santa Barbara 2016Summer Stages: This Summer's Theatre Lineup in Santa Barbara 2016
by Maggie Yates - June 10, 2016

Summer Stages is your guide to upcoming theatrical events for the summer in the Santa Barbara area. Check out this year's shows! (more...)
Summer Stages: Top Summer Picks in DelawareSummer Stages: Top Summer Picks in Delaware
by Rosanne DellAversano - June 10, 2016

As the summer months heat up, here are my top picks for summer theatre in Delaware: (more...)
Summer Stages 2016: Rhode Island Summer EventsSummer Stages 2016: Rhode Island Summer Events
by Veronica Bruscini - June 10, 2016

Rhode Island theaters are gearing up for another sizzling summer season. Here's a look ahead at what's on stage in the Ocean State from June through August. (more...)
Summer Stages: BWW Top Picks for Summer Theater in West VirginiaSummer Stages: BWW Top Picks for Summer Theater in West Virginia
by Johnna Leary - June 10, 2016

Opposite of many summer stock seasons offering Golden Age musicals and classic plays, theaters in West Virginia this summer will offer many new, thought-provoking premieres, modern twists on classic works of theater and contemporary musicals in some of the state's professional theaters. Listed below are four of the top picks for live theater shows this summer, but these are only a small offering of the many fantastic performances and live theater seasons occurring in West Virginia. (more...)
Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks Ė Washington,DC!Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theatre Picks Ė Washington,DC!
by Jeffrey Walker - June 9, 2016

Warmer temperatures, longer days, vacations and stay-cations - it must be summer time. The summer months offer many options for live theatre and entertainment for the entire family. Here are our top picks for the hottest performances in the DMV. Musicals, literary classics, family fare and Fringe are all lighting up the stages in the DC-Metro area. (more...)
BWW Summer Stages: Great Theater Choices Abound in Minneapolis/St. Paul this Summer, Inside and Out!BWW Summer Stages: Great Theater Choices Abound in Minneapolis/St. Paul this Summer, Inside and Out!
by Jill Schafer - June 9, 2016

It's finally summer in Minnesota, and that means lakes, parks, camping, hiking, and best of all - summer theater! You can't spend every moment of the summer outdoors, because you wouldn't want to get a sunburn, and also sometimes it rains. So take a break from outdoor activities to see some great theater this summer (or watch theater outdoors!). Here are a few of your choices for summer theater playing on stages and in parks around Minneapolis, St. Paul, and the surrounding area. (more...)
BWW Preview: Wausau's Grand Theater Reveals 2016-2017 SeasonBWW Preview: Wausau's Grand Theater Reveals 2016-2017 Season
by Meredith Kreisa - June 8, 2016

Wausau's Grand Theater announced its 2016-2017 season last night. With over 20 shows, there are plenty of options. (more...)
Summer Stages: Our Top Seven Picks For Summer TheatreSummer Stages: Our Top Seven Picks For Summer Theatre
by Frank Benge - June 7, 2016

With a host of summer offerings in Austin, here are the Austin Editorial staff's Top Seven Picks for summer theatre excitement: (more...)
Summer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theater Picks - Salt Lake CitySummer Stages: BWW's Top Summer Theater Picks - Salt Lake City
by Tyler Hinton - June 6, 2016

1. THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Tuacahn in Ivins, July 29 to October 15, www.tuacahn.org 2. Disney's NEWSIES at the Capitol Theatre in Salt Lake City, June 7 to 12 and August 25 to 28, www.broadwayinutah.com 3. ROCK OF AGES at the Ziegfeld Theater in Ogden, June 3 to 25, www.theziegfeldtheater.com 4. BIG RIVER at Hale Centre Theatre in West Valley City, May 26 to July 3, www.halecentretheatre.org 5. CABARET produced by Utah Repertory Theater at Sorenson Unity Center in Salt Lake City, August 26 to September 11, www.utahrep.org 6. SCERA Outdoor Season at the SCERA Shell Outdoor Theatre in Orem, June 3 to September 5, www.scera.org (more...)
SUMMER STAGES 2016: Philly and South JerseySUMMER STAGES 2016: Philly and South Jersey
by Pati Buehler - June 6, 2016

The heat is on and so is the fun on stages in the Philadelphia and South Jersey Area. Come on out and enjoy and support the Arts in your Community! (more...)
BWW Special: Summer Preview Picks for San AntonioBWW Special: Summer Preview Picks for San Antonio
by Backstage Bunny - June 6, 2016

Two world premieres - My Name Was Dorian...Dorian Gray' at the Overtime Theatre, and 'Cinderella's Makeover at PASA' - are two of the summer preview picks for San Antonio.. (more...)
BWW News: Los Angeles Editors Pick SUMMER STAGESBWW News: Los Angeles Editors Pick SUMMER STAGES
by Don Grigware - June 6, 2016

Grey Gardens/Ahmanson Theatre/July 6 - August 14, 2016 Based on the 1975 documentary of the same name, the story recounts the fall from uppercrust society of mother and daughter Edith Bouvier Beale, eccentric cousins of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, who lived in poverty in East Hampton, New York. This is the long-awaited west coast premiere of the Tony winning musical, and it will star Rachel York as 'Little Edie' and Betty Buckley as 'Big Edie'. www.centertheatregroup.org Beautiful - The Carole King Musical/Pantages Theatre/June 22 - July 17, 2 (more...)
SUMMER STAGES: What's Hot In Nashville Theater in 2016SUMMER STAGES: What's Hot In Nashville Theater in 2016
by Jeffrey Ellis - June 6, 2016

Although the calendar tells us we're still in the spring season, things are quickly heating up in Nashville - theatrically speaking - and theater-goers have a plethora of shows coming up from which to choose, including some summer musicals that are sure to set feet a-tapping and a classic drama that's sure to provoke more thought and discussion than perhaps ever before. (more...)

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