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Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 1/21

At BroadwayWorld we pride ourselves in showcasing theater content submitted by our regional contributors from all corners of the globe. Get all your theater news at a glance each Friday with 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week'!

Read on for the most-read stories for the week of January 21, 2013!


Featured Story of the Week:

BWW Reviews: Finely Tuned FREUD'S LAST SESSION at the Broad Stage

by Don Grigware, Los Angeles

Albuquerque
BWW Movie Reviews: BARRYMORE - A Great Actor Embodies a Great Actor
by Tanya Rubinstein


Atlanta
BWW Interviews: Stacey Todd Holt, Leo Bloom in THE PRODUCERS at Atlanta's Fox Theatre, January 25 - 31
by Joseph Harrison

THE PRODUCERS Returns to the Fox Theatre, Now thru 1/31
by Joseph Harrison


Austin
BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 1!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW Reviews: THE LION KING Roars Into Austin
by Jeff Davis

BWW Reviews: Zach Theatre Offers a TRU Look at Truman Capote
by Jeff Davis

BWW Reviews: A Classic Musical is Playfully Skewered in WEST SIDE TERRI
by Jeff Davis

Texas Performing Arts Presents Comedian and Movie Star Chris Tucker Performing Stand-Up Comedy
by Kathy Strain


Australia - Melbourne
Kristin Chenoweth to Perform in UK for the First Time in Over a Decade on Debut UK Tour this March
by BWW


Australia - Sydney
Michelle Danner to Host Acting Workshops at Sydney's Screenwise Acting School, March 23-26
by Movies News Desk

Kristin Chenoweth to Perform in UK for the First Time in Over a Decade on Debut UK Tour this March
by BWW


Baltimore
BWW Reviews: THE MOUNTAINTOP - The Man, Myth and Magic
by Tina Saratsiotis


Boston
BWW Review: Underground Railway Theater Scales THE MOUNTAINTOP
by Nancy Grossman

BWW Review: OTHER DESERT CITIES Showcases Trio of Actresses
by Nancy Grossman

BWW Review: N.E. Premiere of YOU FOR ME FOR YOU
by Nancy Grossman


Buffalo
BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 1!
by BroadwayWorld TV


Casper
Regional Theater of the Week: Stage III Community Theatre in Casper, WY
by BWW Features


Central New York
BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 1!
by BroadwayWorld TV

STUDENT CENTER: Conquering KCACTF - Day 4: Goodbyes and Festival Flashbacks
by Mary Best

BWW Reviews: Landing NEXT TO NORMAL at Geva Theatre Center
by Josh Austin


Central Pennsylvania
BWW Reviews: MY NAME IS ASHER LEV at Gamut/Harrisburg Shakespeare Company
by Marakay Rogers

BWW Reviews: BOEING, BOEING Flies into Pennsylvania Playhouse
by Kelli Curtin

The Dutch Apple Brings Back Comedies After 15 Years
by Kelsey Denette


Chicago
BWW Reviews: Music Marches To The Fore In The Paramount's Postcard-Pretty THE MUSIC MAN
by Paul W. Thompson

BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 1!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW Interviews: I LOVE LUCY's Bill Mendieta on Bringing Ricky Ricardo to Stage
by Tyler Peterson

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 23rd, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson


Cleveland
BWW Reviews: SPANK! Screaming Women Encourage the Sexual Goings-On at The Hanna Theatre
by Roy Berko

BWW Reviews: Well Written FICTION Gets Excellent Production at Actors' Summit
by Roy Berko


Columbus
BWW Reviews: CATCO'S Commedia Dell'Arte Version of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Lisa Norris


Comedy
David Letterman's Top Ten 'Signs You Have an Imaginary Girlfriend'
by TV News Desk

Texas Performing Arts Presents Comedian and Movie Star Chris Tucker Performing Stand-Up Comedy
by Kathy Strain


Connecticut
BWW Reviews: Hole in the Wall Theater Packs a Lot in URANUS
by Jacques Lamarre

BWW Reviews: JANUARY JOINER is Long on Hope, Short on Results at Long Wharf Theatre
by Sherry Shameer Cohen

BWW Reviews: Bridgeport's Downtown Cabaret Children's Theatre Updates BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Sherry Shameer Cohen

BWW Reviews: BREATH & IMAGINATION Shouts a Jubilant Song
by Lauren Yarger

BWW Reviews: CLOUD NINE Time Travels at Yale January 22-26
by Joshua Mamis


Costa Mesa
BWW Interviews: Tony-Winning Star Lea Salonga Answers Our Silly Query Prior to OC Concert, 1/19
by Michael L. Quintos


Dallas
BWW Reviews: Theatre Three's Brutal but Rewarding BENGAL TIGER AT BAGHDAD ZOO
by Jennifer Smart

BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 1!
by BroadwayWorld TV


Denver
BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 1!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW Interviews: Ann Hampton Callaway on Barbra Streisand, Upcoming Projects and More
by Michael Mulhern


Ft. Myers/Naples
BWW Reviews: Gulfshore Playhouse Marries Hit with I AM MY OWN WIFE
by Chris Silk

BWW Reviews: IMPROVISED SHAKESPEARE COMPANY Riffs Hard on the Bard
by Chris Silk

BWW Reviews: Broadway Palm Swims to Laughs with DIXIE SWIM CLUB
by Chris Silk


Germany
BWW TV UK EXCLUSIVE: ROCKY Premieres in Hamburg - Talking With the Cast & Creative Team!
by Stage Tube


Houston
BWW Reviews: SPANK! THE FIFTY SHADES PARODY is Laugh-A-Minute, Raunchy Fun
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: Houston Grand Opera's Entertaining SHOW BOAT Dazzles and Delights
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: UBU ROI - Absurdist and Surrealist Theatre at its Finest
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: MEMORY HOUSE - Astounding, Emotionally Powerful Acting Saves Shaky Script
by David Clarke

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Morris Robinson, Sasha Cooke and Melody Moore in Houston Grand Opera's SHOW BOAT
by Stage Tube

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Robert Petkoff, Tony Sheldon and More in TUTS' CAMELOT
by Stage Tube

BWW Interviews: Merritt David Janes Talks His Career, Playing Carl Hanratty, Touring, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by David Clarke

BWW Interviews: Will Ledesma Talks His Writing Career, His Process, and THUMBELINA
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: The Alley's CLYBOURNE PARK is a Must See Humorous Social Commentary
by David Clarke


Italy
BWW Reviews: PRISCILLA inebria la Capitale di lustrini e sentimento!
by Nino Prattico


Los Angeles
BWW Reviews: Finely Tuned FREUD'S LAST SESSION at the Broad Stage
by Don Grigware

BWW Interviews: Tony-Winning Star Lea Salonga Answers Our Silly Query Prior to OC Concert, 1/19
by Michael L. Quintos

BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 1!
by BroadwayWorld TV

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of La Mirada Theatre's BOEING BOEING
by Lily Lim

BWW TV: On the Red Carpet in LA with Cathy Rigby IS PETER PAN
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans

BWW Reviews: Neil Berg's 101 YEARS OF BROADWAY Was 'Less Than Special' at the McCallum Theatre
by David Green

BWW Reviews: MANHATTAN TRANSFER Delivers Master Class in Vocal Excellence at the McCallum Theatre
by David Green

Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley To Bring Their Musical Lovenote HE SAID/SHE SAID To Annenberg Theatre, 2/23
by David Green

BWW Reviews: First National Tour of Nunset Boulevard Engages Southern California Audiences
by Don Grigware

BWW Reviews: Kathryn Graf's World Premiere THE SNAKE CAN Entertains at the Odyssey
by Don Grigware

BWW Reviews: Broadway's Best Voices Pay Tribute to Marvin Hamlisch in THEY'RE PLAYING HIS SONGS at the McCallum Theatre
by David Green


Mesa
STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes with Mesa Encore Theatre's NEXT TO NORMAL
by Stage Tube


Mexico
¡Si nos dejan! anuncia su fin de temporada.
by Clemente Sanchez

La producción de El Violinista en el Tejado apoya a niños y jóvenes con cáncer
by Clemente Sanchez


Miami
BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 1!
by BroadwayWorld TV


Minneapolis
BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 1!
by BroadwayWorld TV


Montreal
BWW Interviews: Calli Armstrong Talks Beautiful City Theatre and their premier production, GODSPELL, opening January 24
by Noelle Hannibal

BWW Reviews: McGill's WEST SIDE STORY is Definitely 'Cool'
by Meghan Pearson


Movies
Barbra Streisand to Receive FSLC's 40th Annual Chaplin Award
by Movies News Desk

Actor Mathieu Amalric Signs on for Roman Polanski's VENUS IN FUR
by Movies News Desk

Jennifer Hudson Added to INAUGURAL BALL Line-Up of Performers
by TV News Desk

VIDEO: First Look - Zac Efron in Trailer for AT ANY PRICE
by Movies News Desk

CITIZEN KOCH Among JustFilms Pictures Set for World Premiere at Sundance
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: Viola Davis, Emmy Rossum & More in BEAUTIFUL CREATURES
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: First Look - Amanda Seyfried in LOVELACE
by Movies News Desk

BWW TV: Trailer Released for BEWARE OF MR. BAKER
by BroadwayWorld TV

Radius-TWC Picks Up Rights to TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM
by Movies News Desk

BWW TV: Trailer Released for SAVING LINCOLN
by BroadwayWorld TV

Hugh Jackman Dishes on X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST
by Movies News Desk

Michael Gambon, Alfred Molina Sign on for Ira Sachs' LOVE IS STRANGE
by Movies News Desk

Cinema Audio Society Announces Technical Achievement Award Nominees
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: First Look at Nicole Kidman in STOKER
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Action Montage Clip - Jason Statham and More in PARKER
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Featurettes - Meet THE HOST's Jared Howe and Melanie Stryder
by Movies News Desk

KCRW Curates Evening Music Programming at 2013 Sundance Film Festival, 1/19 & 20
by Movies News Desk

Jessica Chastain Rules Over Box Office; MAMA & ZERO Take Friday Night
by Movies News Desk

Photo Coverage: First Look at KICK-ASS 2!
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: TV Spot for Michael Bay's PAIN & GAIN
by Movies News Desk

MAMA Takes Weekend Box Office with $28 Million
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: First Look - Clip from ESCAPE FROM TOMORROW
by Movies News Desk

Martin Scorsese Stages Reading of THE IRISHMAN with De Niro & Pacino
by Movies News Desk

AMOUR Wins Best Film at London Film Critics Circle Awards; LES MIS' Anne Hathaway and More Snag Honors
by Movies News Desk

Sundance Selects Acquires DIRTY WARS at 2013 Sundance Festival
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: New TV Spot - Tom Cruise in OBLIVION
by Movies News Desk

BWW Movie Reviews: BARRYMORE - A Great Actor Embodies a Great Actor
by Tanya Rubinstein

HBO Documentary Films Acquires PUSSY RIOT - A PUNK PRAYER at Sundance
by TV News Desk

Hollywood Buys Film Rights to Broadway's JEKYLL AND HYDE
by Movies News Desk

Chastain Films Take Top 2 Spots at Weekend Box Office
by Movies News Desk

A24 Acquires THE SPECTACULAR NOW at Sundance Festival
by Movies News Desk

Elle Driver/Wild Bunch Acquires Rights to TWENTY FEET FROM STARDOM
by Movies News Desk

Bruce Willis Confirmed for SIN CITY Sequel
by Movies News Desk

Beatles Film MERSEY BOYS Begins Production in New York City
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: First Look - New Trailer for Horror Film EVIL DEAD
by

'Death Wish' Director Michael Winner Dies at Age 77
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: New Promo for A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD
by

Leonardo DiCaprio to Take 'Long Long Break' From Acting
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: First Look - Red Band Trailer for MOVIE 43
by Movies News Desk

Autographed LES MIS Soundtrack & More Part of SAG AWARDS Ceremony Auction, Beg. Today!
by Movies News Desk

Mundial Acquires Rights to WHO IS SAYANI CRISTAL? at Sundance
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: First Trailer for THE EAST, Feat. Ellen Page & Alexander Skarsgard
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: New Poster for THE CROODS
by Movies News Desk

Relativity Media Picks Up Joseph Gordon-Levitt's DON JON'S ADDICTION
by Movies News Desk

THE HOBBIT Projected to Hit $1 Billion Mark by March
by Movies News Desk

The Weinstein Company Nabs Rights to Sundance Hit FRUITVALE
by Movies News Desk

ZOMBIELAND Series Heads to Amazon
by TV News Desk

Blockbuster Set to Close an Additional 300 Stores
by Movies News Desk

END OF WATCH Comes to Blu-ray/DVD Today
by Movies News Desk

Peter Facinelli, Vitalie Taittinger to Open SAG Awards with Annual Champagne Toast, 1/27
by Movies News Desk

Daniel Radcliffe on Becoming Beat Poet Allen Ginsberg in KILL YOUR DARLINGS
by Movies News Desk

IRON MAN 3 to be Released in International IMAX Theaters on 4/25
by Movies News Desk

BWW TV: Trailer Released for THE EAST!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: QUARTET Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Trailer Released for THE CALL
by BroadwayWorld TV

SATAN'S ANGEL: QUEEN OF THE FIRE TASSELS Set for 3/5 DVD Release
by Movies News Desk

LINCOLN Screenplay Set for 1/22 Release
by Movies News Desk

BWW TV: Trailer Released for THE SWEENEY
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: OLYMPUS HAD FALLEN Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV

VIDEO: New BEAUTIFUL CREATURES Clip Feat. Emmy Rossum
by Movies News Desk

Participant Media Joins DreamWorks for WikiLeaks Project THE FIFTH ESTATE
by Movies News Desk

Bruce Vilanch, Eric Roberts, Rex Lee and Janina Gavankar to Judge 6th Annual Toscars
by Movies News Desk

David Fincher May Helm GONE GIRL Adaptation for Fox
by Movies News Desk

Tina Fey & Ray Liotta Sign on for MUPPETS Sequel
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: Tippi Hedren and More Attend THE BIRDS Q&A and 50th Anniversary Screening in LA
by Movies News Desk

Academy Announces Schedule for Final OSCAR Voting
by Movies News Desk

HBO Puts BORED TO DEATH Feature Film into Development
by TV News Desk

Photo Flash: Benedict Cumberbatch as Julian Assange in THE FIFTH ESTATE
by Movies News Desk

THE MUSIC TEACHER, A CHJANA and More Win 2013 Sundance Institute Mahindra Global Filmmaking Awards
by Movies News Desk

Batman to be Reintroduced in JUSTICE LEAGUE?
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: Poster and Stills from Chad Crawford Kinkle's JUG FACE, Premiering Tonight
by Movies News Desk

BAD PARENTS Opens in Ridgewood Tonight; Reiko Aylesworth and More to Appear at Red Carpet Event
by Movies News Desk

Adele to Perform SKYFALL at Oscars
by Movies News Desk

Chastain, Day-Lewis, & More Join Presenters at 19th ANNUAL SAG AWARDS
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: ZERO DARK THIRTY Director Kathryn Bigelow on THE COLBERT REPORT
by TV News Desk

Marvel Considering Jim Carrey & Adam Sandler for GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY?
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Blooper Reel from THIS IS 40
by Movies News Desk

Cinemark Announces Nationwide DIE HARD Movie Marathon, 2/13
by Movies News Desk

Ketchup Entertainment Picks Up Paul Walker's VEHICLE 19
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: UK Trailer for SIDE EFFECTS
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Kathryn Bigelow's Extended Interview on THE COLBERT REPORT
by TV News Desk

Magnolia Pictures Acquires PRINCE AVALANCHE, Starring Paul Rudd
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: Star of ZOMBIE Bill Connington Attends Macabre Film Festival
by Movies News Desk

Hollywood's GYM Bar to Host MAN'S GAME Film Fundraiser, 1/27
by Movies News Desk

Robin Milling to Host Talkback at THE PIZZA BOY Premiere, 1/29
by Movies News Desk

jOBS, Starring Ashton Kutcher, Set for 4/19 Release
by Movies News Desk

NORMAN, Starring Emily Vancamp & Dan Byrd, Set for 5/7 DVD Release
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: New TV Spot for OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: New Trailer for 3D Release of TOP GUN
by Movies News Desk

Oscar Website to Take Fans Behind-the-Scenes of the 2013 Academy Award Nominations
by Movies News Desk

TROUBLE IN THE HEIGHTS Premieres at NYC's United Palace Theater Tonight
by Movies News Desk

BYRON'S THEME Screens at 2013 Santa Barbara International Film Festival, Now thru 2/3
by Movies News Desk

TOP GUN Coming to 3-D IMAX Followed by Blu-ray Special Edition Release
by Movies News Desk

SKYFALL Coming to Digital HD, Blu-ray/DVD This February
by Movies News Desk

First Clip of Ashton Kutcher as Apple Founder Steve Jobs in Upcoming Biopic JOBS
by Movies News Desk

BEHIND THE BALLOT Video Series Now Live on Oscar.com
by Movies News Desk

North Carolina Filmmaker Tackles One of His State's Darkest Hours
by Movies News Desk

World-Class Artists Donate Work to Tribeca Film Festival Winners
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: First Look - Rachel Weisz Featured OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL Poster
by Movies News Desk

Joaquin Phoenix to Lead Paul Thomas Anderson's INHERENT VICE Adaptation
by Movies News Desk

TUCKER & DALE VS. EVIL Director in Talks for Amazon's ZOMBIELAND Series
by TV News Desk

UPDATED: J.J. Abrams to Direct New STAR WARS Film for Disney
by Movies News Desk

WGAW Announces 2013 Jean Renoir Award Honorees
by TV News Desk

Rotten Tomatoes Announces 2012 Golden Tomato Award Winners - ARGO and More!
by Movies News Desk

BWW TV: Trailer Released for FUTURE WEATHER
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton Talk HANSEL & GRETEL
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: DAY OF THE FALCON Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV

CROUCHING TIGER, HIDDEN DRAGON Sequel to Start Production in May
by Movies News Desk

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