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Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 5/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW on May 20, 2018 in Anchorage

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for Anchorage (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More!
by BWW Special on May 18, 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 A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/11 - TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More!
by BWW Special on May 11, 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 TONY DANZA, LES MISERABLES, THE WHO'S TOMMY, And More! (more...)
Join The BWW Anchorage on Stage Facebook Group Join The BWW Anchorage on Stage Facebook Group
by BWW News Desk on May 09, 2018 in Anchorage

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce we're launching a new Facebook Group for the Anchorage Theatre community, bringing together performers, audience members, theatre groups, and more to create a local space for discussion and networking. (more...)
BWW Review: SNOW CHILD at Arena Stage - A Magical Delight of a Musical BWW Review: SNOW CHILD at Arena Stage - A Magical Delight of a Musical
by Charles Shubow on May 08, 2018 in Anchorage

It is always exciting when you sit in a theater to see the world premiere of a new musical. The Arena Stage's Kreeger Theater was a buzz in anticipation of SNOW CHILD which is a co-production with Alaska's Perseverance Theatre. Why Perseverance? Well, Arena Stage's Artistic Director Molly Smith actually grew up in Alaska, returned there after schooling and founded the Perseverance Theatre in Juneau. She served as Artistic Director there for 19 years before coming to Arena Stage. Four years ago, Smith and Perseverance Artistic Director Art Rotch discussed the idea for an adaptation for SNOW CHILD. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/4 - JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More!
by BWW Special on May 04, 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 JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, RAGTIME, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: CYRANO DE BERGERAC at Perseverance Theatre BWW Review: CYRANO DE BERGERAC at Perseverance Theatre
by Mary McCormick on April 28, 2018 in Anchorage

From the first swirl of the cape, Perseverance Theatre's world premier of the new adaption of Cyrano de Bergerac captures attention with its kinetic energy. Cyrano de Bergerac, originally written by Edmund Rostand in 1897, is newly translated and adapted by David Grimm and directed by Eleanor Holdridge.  (more...)
BWW Review: CARBARET at Alaska Center for the Performing Arts BWW Review: CARBARET at Alaska Center for the Performing Arts
by Mary McCormick on April 30, 2018 in Anchorage

Sexy and poignant, Plan-B Entertainment's production of Cabaret remains as relevant as it did when the show premiered in 1966. Cabaret-featuring classic music by John Kander, lyrics by Fred Ebb, and book by Joe Masteroff-is the third and final musical of the season put on by the Anchorage Concert Association at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/27 - THE LION KING, SCHOOL OF ROCK, SISTER ACT and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/27 - THE LION KING, SCHOOL OF ROCK, SISTER ACT and More!
by BWW Special on April 27, 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 BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
THE BOOK OF MORMON To Anchor Anchorage Concert Association 2018/2019 Season THE BOOK OF MORMON To Anchor Anchorage Concert Association 2018/2019 Season
by BWW News Desk on April 24, 2018 in Anchorage

The Anchorage Concert Association, the state's largest arts and entertainment presenter, is bringing family favorites, Broadway musicals, innovative rockers, and folk heroes to Alaska for its 2018/2019 season. (more...)
Photo Flash: RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD Debuts at EMOS 2018 Photo Flash: RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD Debuts at EMOS 2018
by BWW News Desk on April 23, 2018 in Anchorage

Rain and Zoe Save the World by New York-based playwright Crystal Skillman, recently named the winning script by a national panel of judges for the 2018 Earth Matters on Stage (EMOS) New Play Competition, opened this weekend.  (more...)
BWW Review: SPIKES at RKP Theatre Productions And Cyrano's Theatre Company BWW Review: SPIKES at RKP Theatre Productions And Cyrano's Theatre Company
by Mary McCormick on April 23, 2018 in Anchorage

Art about energy companies is not a new concept-especially in Alaska. However RKP Theatre Productions in partnership with Cyrano's Theatre Company's rendition of Spikes is a refreshing look on the Enron scandal in the early 2000s. Written by Schatzie Schaefers and directed by Dick Reichman, Spikes enthralls from start to finish. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 4/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW on April 20, 2018 in Anchorage

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Anchorage (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More!
by BWW Special on April 20, 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 BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on April 13, 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 LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
Perseverance Theatre Presents The Love Sessions: Poetry Slam Perseverance Theatre Presents The Love Sessions: Poetry Slam
by BWW News Desk on April 06, 2018 in Anchorage

Perseverance Theatre presents it's first poetry slam with The Love Sessions: from love to break up, and everything in between on April 18 at the 49th State Brewing Company. Doors open at 6pm, and the slam starts at 7pm. There will be cash prizes for the top 3 poets. This free event is being put on in conjunction with Perseverance's production of Cyrano de Bergerac, April 26 - May 6 at the Alaska Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)
BWW Review: MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Anchorage Concert Association BWW Review: MENOPAUSE THE MUSICAL at Anchorage Concert Association
by Mary McCormick on April 09, 2018 in Anchorage

Looking for the perfect outing for Girl's Night? GFour's production of Menopause the Musical, presented by The Anchorage Concert Association is it. (more...)
Announcing BWW Anchorage on Stage Facebook Group Announcing BWW Anchorage on Stage Facebook Group
by BWW News Desk on April 05, 2018 in Anchorage

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce we're launching a new Facebook Group for the Anchorage Theatre community, bringing together performers, audience members, theatre groups, and more to create a local space for discussion and networking. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More!
by BWW Special on April 06, 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 COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and more! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More!
by BWW Special on March 30, 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 PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! (more...)
100 Theaters Join Playwrights in The Nationwide Ticketing Initiative 100 Theaters Join Playwrights in The Nationwide Ticketing Initiative
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2018 in Anchorage

Playwrights Welcome, the nationwide free ticketing initiative created by Samuel French for Dramatists Guild of America members, is thrilled to announce that over 100 theaters have joined the program. These Participating Theaters, located in 26 states, have joined Playwrights Welcome to invest in the success and artistic health of our industry writers, and by extension, the vibrancy of the American theatre. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/23 - PHANTOM, IN THE HEIGHTS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/23 - PHANTOM, IN THE HEIGHTS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on March 23, 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 Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 3/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Anchorage - Week of 3/20/2018
by BWW on March 20, 2018 in Anchorage

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/20/2018 for Anchorage (more...)
BWW Review: ORSON'S SHADOW at Cyrano's Theatre Company BWW Review: ORSON'S SHADOW at Cyrano's Theatre Company
by Mary McCormick on March 16, 2018 in Anchorage

Okay, stop me if you have heard this one: Laurence Olivier, Orson Welles, and Vivien Leigh walk into a rehearsal space… No? Turns out this actually happened. Watch what drama unfolds in Cyrano's Theatre Company's adaptation of Orson's Shadow by Austin Pendleton, directed by J. David Dahl. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/16 - IN THE HEIGHTS, GUYS AND DOLLS, MOTOWN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/16 - IN THE HEIGHTS, GUYS AND DOLLS, MOTOWN and More!
by BWW Special on March 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 The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)