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Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 12/3

At BroadwayWorld we pride ourselves in showcasing theater content from all corners of the globe. Our regional contributors do an amazing job each day of bringing you the latest theater news in their cities and countries and to acknowledge this, we are launching a new weekly column called 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week'.

In this week's edition of 'Around BWW: Regional Highlights of the Week', we take you around the country - and beyond - with the most-read theater stories for the week of December 3! Scroll below to see what made news in your area!


Featured Story of the Week: 

BWW Reviews: CANDY CANE TALES AND HOLIDAY CAROLS Ignite your Holiday Spirit! by Keith Gray, Milwaukee 

Austin
BWW Reviews: VODKA, F***ING AND TELEVISION is a F***ing Good Time
by Jeff Davis

BWW Reviews: 'Wonderful' Doesn't Begin to Describe Penfold's WONDERFUL LIFE
by Jeff Davis

BWW Reviews: City Theatre Offers a Fun Trip OVER THE RIVER AND THROUGH THE WOODS
by Jeff Davis

BWW Interviews: BILLY ELLIOT'S Janet Dickinson Shares her Experiences and Knowledge
by Kathy Strain


Australia - Melbourne
BWW TV: First Look at David Hobson, Rachael Beck and More in Highlights of Melbourne's CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG
by BroadwayWorld TV

This Is Your Brain On Musical Theatre - 7 Questions with (Funny Thing!) Mitchell Butel
by Jacqueline Bublitz

BWW Reviews: Charles Dicken Performs A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Tim Carney


Baltimore
STAGE TUBE: Video Teaser of Centerstage's BUS STOP
by Stage Tube

BWW Reviews: Signature Theatre's DREAMGIRLS is Electric
by Charles Shubow

Everyman Theatre Celebrates the Lighting of its Marquee
by Charles Shubow


Boston
BWW Review: CHESAPEAKE: Man's Best Friend with a Twist
by Nancy Grossman

BWW Blog: Molly Tynes of A.R.T.'s PIPPIN - Sitzprobe!
by Guest Blogger: Molly Tynes

STAGE TUBE: First Listen - Jim Kilroy's STORYVILLE THE MUSICAL, Orchestrated by BOOK OF MORMON's Larry Hochman
by Stage Tube

BWW Review: A RUDOLPH For the Ages
by Nancy Grossman

STAGE TUBE: Behind the Scenes Look at OVER THE RAINBOW Benefit for BC/EFA, Set for Tomorrow
by Stage Tube

BWW Interviews: Holiday Concerts with Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops
by Joseph F. Panarello

The Company Theatre Announces Full 2013 Season Including CHICAGO and SPAMALOT
by samantha vega

BWW Review: MUMMENSCHANZ 40TH ANNIVERSARY
by Nancy Grossman


Central New York
BWW Reviews: WICKED Brings Magic to The Landmark Theatre
by Josh Austin

BWW Reviews: WHITE CHRISTMAS Brings the Holidays Early to Syracuse Stage
by Josh Austin


Central Pennsylvania
BWW Reviews: SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Makes Big Splash At The Fulton
by Marakay Rogers


Chicago
Photo Flash: First Look at American Blues Theater's IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: LIVE AT THE BIOGRAPH!
by Patrick Nugent

BWW Reviews: THE CHRISTMAS SCHOONER: A Holiday Tradition That Is About--Well, Tradition!
by Paul W. Thompson

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Porchlight's THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI
by Stage Tube

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Porchlight's BEST MUSICAL! HOLIDAY EDITION!
by Stage Tube

BWW Reviews: MY ONE AND ONLY Tappa Taps Through the Schmaltz at the Marriott
by M. William Panek

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for December 5th, 2012
by Paul W. Thompson

Jay Españo Does Movement for AT THE FLASH, Runs Thru 12/16
by Oliver Oliveros


Cleveland
BWW Reviews: DEBBIE DOES DALLAS, NOT FOR PRUDES at Blank Canvas
by Roy Berko

BWW Reviews: Not One But Two NUTCRACKERS the Same Weekend
by Roy Berko

Cleveland Winter '13 Theater Calendar
by Roy Berko


Columbus
BWW Reviews: CATCO's THE STORY OF MY LIFE is a Beautifully Poignant, Must-See Production
by Lisa Norris

BWW Reviews: CATCO is Kids- THE NEVERENDING STORY: Imagination is Alive and Well
by Lisa Norris


Comedy
VIDEO: Funny or Die Presents ARGO! The Musical
by Stage Tube

LATE SHOW's 'Top Ten 'Least Likely Names for the Royal Baby'
by TV News Desk

Drew Carey Among Line Up for Season 2 of Showtime's INSIDE COMEDY, Premiering 2/11
by TV News Desk


Connecticut
BWW Reviews: CT Rep's ROMEO & JULIET is Timeless Tale of Star-Crossed Lovers with a Few Twists
by Lauren Yarger

BWW Reviews: Parade Scene Highlights Seven Angel's MIRACLE ON 34TH STREET
by Lauren Yarger

BWW Reviews: Hartford Stage Showcases Ghosts in A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by Lauren Yarger

BWW TV: 'Behind the Screams' of Goodspeed's SOMETHING'S AFOOT - Video Blog #9
by BroadwayWorld TV

STAGE TUBE: Yale Rep's DEAR ELIZABETH - Backstage and Highlights!
by Stage Tube


Dallas
YO! A New Intercity Bus Service Comes To Chinatown Serving New York And Philadelphia! Launches 12/18
by Patrick Nugent


Delaware
Regional Theater of the Week: Delaware Theatre Company in Wilmington, DE
by BWW Features


Denver
Denver's Dangerous Theatre Presents Wenglewick's THE PERFECT GIFT, Through 12/23
by Patrick Nugent

BWW Interviews: Kathleen McCall of Denver Center's WHEN WE ARE MARRIED on Her Love of Shakespeare and Her Husband
by Michael Mulhern


Des Moines
Holiday Spirit Abounds in Des Moines This December
by Brooke Bridenstine


Fort Lauderdale
BWW Reviews: Majestic MUSIC MAN Marches into The Maltz Jupiter Theatre
by Michelle Petrucci


Ft. Myers/Naples
BWW Reviews: TALLEY'S FOLLY Brings Romance to Florida Rep
by Justin Cowan

BWW Reviews: A CHORUS LINE is Still a Hit, Despite Uneven Casting
by Justin Cowan


Houston
BWW Reviews: THE SANTALAND DIARIES is a Cleverly Comic Christmas Caper
by David Clarke

BWW Interviews: Amy Fote talks her Ballet Career, Houston Ballet, What's Next & Offers Advice
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: Mildred's Umbrella's KIMBERLY AKIMBO - Funny, Tragic Tale of American Family Dysfunction
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: SANDERS FAMILY CHRISTMAS Really is a Toe-Tappin' Family Musical!
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: One-Man A CHRISTMAS CAROL is Theatrical Brilliance
by David Clarke


Italy
Photo Coverage: Frankenstein Junior
by Antonino Pratticò

MY FAIR LADY al Teatro Sistina di Roma dal 11 dicembre
by Antonino Pratticò


Las Vegas
BWW TV: Shania Twain Kicks Off SHANIA: STILL THE ONE in Las Vegas
by BroadwayWorld TV


Long Island
CM PAC'S Upcoming Production of A Christmas Carol, The Musical- Tech Week
by Melissa Giordano


Los Angeles
Barry Manilow Gives A GIFT OF LOVE This Christmas And Is BACK ON BROADWAY in 2013!
by David Green

BWW Reviews: Kathleen Marshall Directs a Splashy ANYTHING GOES at Ahmanson
by Don Grigware

The Colburn School Goes Red For WORLD AIDS DAY With Performances By Calidore String Quartet & Colburn Woodwind Ensemble Today!
by Patrick Nugent

Photo Flash: First Look at Brightman, Manilow & More in L.A. LIVE's HOLIDAY TREE LIGHTING
by Patrick Nugent

Musical Theatre West Presents LEGS DIAMOND Reading Tonight
by BWW

BWW TV: Opening Night Arrivals of ANYTHING GOES Tour in L.A. - Richard M. Sherman, Lara Pulver, Raza Jaffrey, Grant Gustin & More!
by Michael Sterling and Jerry Evans

BWW Reviews: Lovely CONEY ISLAND CHRISTMAS Brightens Geffen Stage
by Don Grigware

BWW Interviews: Actor Michael Weston Talks About OTHER DESERT CITIES
by Don Grigware

BWW Reviews: Kritzerland Celebrates Music of the Holidays
by Don Grigware

Universal Studios Hollywood to Celebrate GRINCHMAS, Beg 12/8
by Movies News Desk

TRANSFORMERS: THE RIDE - 3D Coming to Universal Studios Hollywood
by Movies News Desk

BWW Reviews: THE TORTOISE & THE HARE MAKE A HOLIDAY WISH – A Limecat Family Adventure
by Ellen Dostal

Review Roundup: L.A.'s ANYTHING GOES at the Ahmanson Theatre!
by Review Roundups

John Waters Brings Zany Holiday Comedy Show to the Wilshire Ebell Theatre, 12/6
by Don Grigware

BWW Reviews: Donny & Marie Bring Their Super Vegas Show to LA for the First Time
by Don Grigware

Show Business CDs and Books Make Great Stocking Stuffers
by Don Grigware

BWW Interviews: A SNOW WHITE CHRISTMAS with Kris and Bonnie Lythgoe
by Ellen Dostal


Maine
Regional Dance Company of the Week: Maine State Ballet
by BWW Features


Miami
The Women's Theatre Project To Present THE INTERVIEW At Willow Theatre, 01/04 - 01/20
by Patrick Nugent


Milwaukee, WI
BWW Reviews: CANDY CANE TALES AND HOLIDAY CAROLS Ignite your Holiday Spirit!
by Keith Gray


Minneapolis
STAGE TUBE: CTC's 'Grinch' Visits Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak
by Stage Tube


Netherlands
Dutch SHREK To Make A Four-Week Outing to Antwerp, Belgium
by Dutch Reporter


New Jersey
BWW Reviews: Growing Stage's RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER
by Gregory G. Allen

Montclair Film Festival Presents JON STEWART IN CONVERSATION WITH STEPHEN COLBERT Tonight
by Movies News Desk


Philadelphia
BWW Reviews: Walnut Street's THE MUSIC MAN Marches in the Holidays
by Pati Buehler

YO! A New Intercity Bus Service Comes To Chinatown Serving New York And Philadelphia! Launches 12/18
by Patrick Nugent

Photo Coverage: Justin Guarini, Lauren Molina, Jill Paice, and More in Rehearsal for IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE at Bucks County Playhouse
by Walter McBride


Philippines
BB Gandanghari is Looking for Five Leading Men
by Oliver Oliveros

BWW Reviews: UMAARAW, UMUULAN, KINAKASAL ANG TIKBALANG by UP Playwrights Theater
by Oliver Oliveros

Photo Flash: Ballet Philippines' RAMA HARI Production Shots
by Oliver Oliveros

BWW Interviews: Tony Winner David Gallo Talks What's Appealing About Doing Theater in the Philippines
by Oliver Oliveros

Tenure Cut Short: Lauchengco-Yulo Steps Down as Assoc. Director of Rep
by Oliver Oliveros

FREEZE FRAME: New Stars of THE KING AND I Meet the Press
by Oliver Oliveros


Pittsburgh
BWW Interviews: William Shatner Reflects on Life in SHATNER'S WORLD
by Amy Strycula

THE SPEED QUEEN, Directed by Austin Pendleton, Premieres at Off The Wall, Now thru 12/8
by Alexandra Strycula


Raleigh
BWW Reviews: AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY is a Win for Hot Summer Nights | Theatre Raleigh
by Larisa Mount

BWW Reviews: Burning Coal's AS YOU LIKE IT
by Larisa Mount

BWW Reviews: IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY Brings Christmas Nostalgia to Chapel Hill
by Larisa Mount

BWW Interviews: Talking with David Elkins, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET's Johnny Cash
by Larisa Mount

BWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Brings Legends to Life in Durham
by Larisa Mount


Rhode Island
BWW Reviews: Outstanding MEMPHIS Earns Resounding Applause at PPAC
by Veronica Bruscini


Rockland / Westchester
STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of WPPAC's THE WHO'S TOMMY
by Stage Tube


Salt Lake City
BWW Interviews: THE CHRISTMAS BOX Directors on Its World Premiere
by Tyler Hinton

BWW Reviews: Pioneer Theatre Company's A CHRISTMAS CAROL: THE MUSICAL Embodies the Holiday Spirit
by Tyler Hinton


San Antonio
BWW Reviews: Cathy Rigby Flies High in PETER PAN
by Erin Privratsky


San Diego
BWW TV: Exclusive Interview with Cathy Rigby and Behind-the-Scenes of PETER PAN
by Audra Stafford

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Kimiko Glenn, Tom Hewitt and More in YOSHIMI BATTLES PINK ROBOTS - Highlights!
by Stage Tube

BWW Blog: Meet Steve Blanchard of the Old Globe's HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS - Blessed with Baby
by Guest Blogger: Steve Blanchard

A Noise Within Resident Artists Holds Free Reading of PERIOD OF ADJUSTMENT
by samantha vega

Breaking News: Bang, Zoom! THE HONEYMOONERS Musical to Open Old Globe's 2013-14 Season; McGrath to Star & Mitchell to Direct & Choreograph
by BWW


South Africa
BWW Reviews: Moving and Jolly MINNIE AND JOHNSON at the Kalk Bay Theatre
by David Fick


Spain
Calderón de la Barca también se adapta al género musical en 'El otro gran teatro del mundo'
by Nuria Alcalá

BWW TV: Entrevista con el equipo de 'El Último Jinete'
by Roberto Rodriguez

'A quién le importa' retrasa su estreno hasta febrero
by Roberto Rodriguez

Llega a los teatros del Canal 'El último Jinete'
by Nuria Frutos

La trayectoria de Juan Pablo di Pace en los escenarios inspira su debut discográfico
by Nuria Alcalá

BWW TV: 'El Último Jinete'
by Roberto Rodriguez

'Edgar, Escritor de Sombras' se presenta en Madrid
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez

Guillermo del Toro adaptará 'El Laberinto Del Fauno' a los escenarios
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez

American Idiot arrasa en Londres en su temporada limitada
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez


St. Louis
BWW Reviews: The Rep's Hilarious Production of THE FOREIGNER
by Chris Gibson

BWW Reviews: HotCity Theatre's Side-Splitting Production of THE DIVINE SISTER
by Chris Gibson

BWW Reviews: St. Louis Actors' Studio Holiday Offering SEASON'S GREETINGS
by Chris Gibson


St. Paul
STAGE TUBE: CTC's 'Grinch' Visits Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak
by Stage Tube


Thousand Oaks
NEW SHANGHAI CIRCUS Brings All-New Show Direct From China To Thousand Oaks, 1/25
by Patrick Nugent


Toronto
Photo Coverage: Sneak Peek at Toronto's All-Canadian WIZARD OF OZ
by Kelly Cameron

BWW Special: 25 Years Later - Sharing LES MISERABLES with the Masses
by Kelly Cameron

BWW Interviews: Romantic Favourites with the Cast of Angelwalk's ORDINARY DAYS
by Kelly Cameron

BWW Interviews: Christmas Cabaret with Chris Tsujiuchi
by Kelly Cameron

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Danielle Wade and More in Toronto's WIZARD OF OZ
by Stage Tube

STAGE TUBE: Stage Star Colm Wilkinson Talks LES MIS, New Christmas Show and More!
by Stage Tube

BWW Reviews: ORDINARY DAYS
by Mark Andrew Lawrence

STAGE TUBE: Promo Video of Toronto's WIZARD OF OZ
by Stage Tube


UK / West End
Lee Evans and Sheila Hancock to Star in Exton's BARKING IN ESSEX Premiere at Wyndham's Theatre from 16 September 2013
by Patrick Nugent

STAGE TUBE: Heather Headley Sings 'I Wish' to Celebrate Son's Third Birthday
by Stage Tube

BWW Reviews: DICK!, Leicester Square Theatre, December 1 2012
by Gary Naylor

STAGE TUBE: Trailer For CHRISTMAS WITH..Beechey, Lock, Bailey and Thomas!
by Stage Tube

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peak At Old Vic's KISS ME, KATE!
by Stage Tube

Photo Coverage: Heather Headley From THE BODYGUARD At The Royal Variety Performance!
by BWW

Photo Coverage: A CHORUS OF DISAPPROVAL With Jensen And Brydon Enters Final Weeks!
by BWW

Vanessa Redgrave, Kim Cattrall, James Earl Jones Featured in Old Vic's 2013 Season
by BWW

STAGE TUBE: Heather Headley Sings THE BODYGUARD's 'I Will Always Love You' at Royal Variety Performance!
by Stage Tube

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Birmingham Hippodrome Season - PHANTOM, LION KING and More!
by Stage Tube

BWW Interviews: Cast And Creatives Behind CIRQUE DU SOLEIL!
by BWW

Photo Coverage: AMERICAN IDIOT Opens At Hammersmith on UK Tour!
by BWW

Review Roundup: AMERICAN IDIOT UK Tour at the Hammersmith Apollo - All the Reviews!
by Review Roundups

Review Roundup: Phyllida Lloyd's All-Female JULIUS CAESAR
by Review Roundups

PANTO SEASON: Writing CINDERELLA For The Lyric Hammersmith
by Guest Blogger: Joel Horwood

Review Roundup: THE BODYGUARD Musical Opens in London
by Review Roundups

Nomad Theatre Network and Livin' Dred Theatre Company present Ride On!
by samantha vega


Washington, DC
BWW Reviews: Quotidian's JAMES JOYCE'S THE DEAD – Charming, Intimate Theatrical Production
by Jennifer Perry

BWW Reviews: Signature Theatre's DREAMGIRLS is Electric
by Charles Shubow

Enter to Win a Pair of Tickets to LES MISERABLES at the National Theatre in DC!
by Contests

Regional Opera Company of the Week: Opera Lafayette
by Scott Frost

Everyman Theatre Celebrates the Lighting of its Marquee
by Charles Shubow

Photo Coverage: Inside Arena Stage's MY FAIR LADY Curtain Call
by Walter McBride

Photo Coverage: Backstage at Arena Stage's MY FAIR LADY
by Walter McBride

Photo Coverage Exclusive: At the Stage Door of the 35th Kennedy Center Honors
by Walter McBride



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