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Announcing Perseverance Theatre's 40th Season! Announcing Perseverance Theatre's 40th Season!
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2018 in Anchorage

Perseverance Theatre is pleased to announce its 40th season, filled with classics, comedies, a classic musical, and exciting new work by and for Alaskans. This season brings characters from a wide range of backgrounds and places. Journey with us from the arctic in Whale Song to New York City in Guys and Dolls, to New England in Our Town, and London in A Christmas Carol (Anchorage), with stops in a contemporary high school in Teenage Dick, a research expedition into the Northwest Passage in Franklin, and 19th century Germany in Steve Martin's hilarious adaptation, The Underpants (Juneau). Subscriptions are now available to the full season at ptalaska.org. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!
by BWW Special on February 16, 2018 in Anchorage

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 HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on February 09, 2018 in Anchorage

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 DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! (more...)
Little Shop Of Horrors Devours End-of-Winter Blues Little Shop Of Horrors Devours End-of-Winter Blues
by BWW News Desk on February 06, 2018 in Anchorage

???????Thousands of Alaskans will fend off cabin fever as they scream with laughter during Anchorage Concert Association's presentation of the sci-fi smash Little Shop of Horrors, Feb. 20-25 in the Atwood Concert Hall. With infectious music that combines rock, Motown and Broadway, this hilarious musical has devoured the hearts of theatregoers for more than 30 years. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More!
by BWW Special on February 02, 2018 in Anchorage

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 LES MIS, WAITRESS, PRSCILLA, and More! (more...)
World Premiere of WILLIAM, INC. to Take Place in Juneau and Anchorage World Premiere of WILLIAM, INC. to Take Place in Juneau and Anchorage
by BWW News Desk on January 27, 2018 in Anchorage

Perseverance Theatre has announced the World Premiere of William, Inc, by Alaska Native playwright Lucas Rowley. Director Randy Reinholz and actor Frank Henry Kaash Katasse, playing William, who collaborated last season on Katasse's play They Don't Talk Back, are joined by a cast and creative team of Perseverance veterans and newcomers. William, Inc. marks the third season in a row that Perseverance Theatre's subscription package includes a play by an Alaska Native writer led by a Native director with Native collaborators. Perseverance Theatre is proud to lead an industry trend amongst recent productions such as Off the Rails at Oregon Shakespeare Festival (written by Randy Reinholz), and Sovereignty at Arena Stage (directed by Perseverance's founder Molly Smith), indigenous written theatre is emerging nationally after years of hard work. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More!
by BWW Special on January 26, 2018 in Anchorage

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 HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! (more...)
RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD Announced as Winner of Ecodrama Competition RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD Announced as Winner of Ecodrama Competition
by BWW News Desk on January 24, 2018 in Anchorage

Rain and Zoe Save the World by New York-based playwright Crystal Skillman has been named the winning script by a national panel of judges for the 2018 Earth Matters on Stage (EMOS) New Play Competition. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 1/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW on January 20, 2018 in Anchorage

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Anchorage (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 19, 2018 in Anchorage

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 The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2018 in Anchorage

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive online theatre platform, is pleased to continue its recent expansion today with another new content initiative. Following the recent successful launches of Industry Insider, and Charity Corner, today we're introducing the 2018 Theatre Camp Guide. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 12, 2018 in Anchorage

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 The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/4 - WAITRESS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/4 - WAITRESS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More!
by BWW Special on January 05, 2018 in Anchorage

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 The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/29 - FIDDLER, LES MIS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/29 - FIDDLER, LES MIS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More!
by BWW Special on December 29, 2017 in Anchorage

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 FIDDLER, LES MIS, and LOVE NEVER DIES. (more...)
DISENCHANTED, THE MUSICAL is Coming to Cyrano's Theatre Company DISENCHANTED, THE MUSICAL is Coming to Cyrano's Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on December 28, 2017 in Anchorage

Directed by Warren J. Weinstein, DISENCHANTED, THE MUSICAL is coming in January to Anchorage! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/22 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE LORAX, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/22 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE LORAX, and More!
by BWW Special on December 22, 2017 in Anchorage

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 The Phantom of the Opera, A Christmas Carol, The Lorax, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 12/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 12/20/2017
by BWW on December 20, 2017 in Anchorage

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/20/2017 for Anchorage (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More!
by BWW Special on December 15, 2017 in Anchorage

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 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! (more...)
Sweet Honey in the Rock Uplifts and Empowers Anchorage with Songs Of Love, Hope Sweet Honey in the Rock Uplifts and Empowers Anchorage with Songs Of Love, Hope
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Anchorage

The Anchorage Concert Association brings people together in hope, love and peace for an uplifting concert with internationally renowned a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock, December 8 in the Atwood Concert Hall. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 08, 2017 in Anchorage

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 ... (more...)
BWW Interview: Larry Marshall of WAITRESS at the Orpheum BWW Interview: Larry Marshall of WAITRESS at the Orpheum
by Christine Swerczek on December 06, 2017 in Anchorage

With music by 6 time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, book by Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus (FINDING NEVERLAND, PIPPIN) the national tour of WAITRESS will serve you a slice of awesome at the Orpheum Theatre from December 12 through the 17th. (more...)
Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Anchorage

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, to be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10, 2018. CMU alumnus, actor and producer, Zachary Quinto, will serve as the award's official ambassador and will take part in the selection committee. (more...)
Sweet Honey in the Rock Uplifts and Empowers Anchorage with Songs Of Love, Hope Sweet Honey in the Rock Uplifts and Empowers Anchorage with Songs Of Love, Hope
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Anchorage

The Anchorage Concert Association brings people together in hope, love and peace for an uplifting concert with internationally renowned a cappella group Sweet Honey in the Rock, December 8 in the Atwood Concert Hall. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 01, 2017 in Anchorage

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 ... (more...)
BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors Based In Anchorage BroadwayWorld Seeks Contributors Based In Anchorage
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2017 in Anchorage

As a Contributing Editor, you will have the opportunity to review the shows of your choice, conduct interviews with local and touring talent, design features of your own choosing for publishing, and work/network with your local theater press reps to bring exposure to the theatrical offerings in your area. (more...)