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Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 1/28

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'!

Check out the most-read stories below for the week of January 28!



Featured Story of the Week:

Regional Opera Company of the Week: Sarasota Opera

by Scott Frost

Albuquerque
TICK,TICK...BOOM Kicks Off Aux Dog Theatre, 2/8-3/3
by Samantha Vega


Atlanta
THE ADVENTURES OF MIGHTY BUG Buzzes into Center for Puppetry Arts Today
by Joseph Harrison


Austin
BWW Reviews: Solid Cast Deserves More Than Stale Script of DESERT CITIES
by Jeff Davis


Australia - Melbourne
STAGE TUBE: Trailer - THE OTHER PLACE Opens at Arts Centre Melbourne Tonight
by Stage Tube


Baltimore
BWW Reviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Hippodrome: It's a Magical World After All
by Tina Saratsiotis

BWW Reviews: ROSE'S DILEMMA
by Maria Varella

BWW Reviews: Everyman Theatre Opens New Theatre with Robust Production of AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by Charles Shubow

BWW Reviews: THE MOUNTAINTOP at Center Stage - Leave Reality at the Door
by Charles Shubow

BWW Reviews: The Pumpkin Theatre's THE QUEST OF THE ZIZ BIRD
by Tina Saratsiotis


Boston
BWW Reviews: SISTER ACT Makes a Joyful Noise
by Nancy Grossman

BWW Review: Celebrity Series of Boston Presents AN EVENING WITH CHRISTINE EBERSOLE
by Nancy Grossman


Central New York
STAGE TUBE: THE ADDAMS FAMILY's Jennifer Fogarty Discusses Family Troubles and More!
by Stage Tube


Central Pennsylvania
BWW Reviews: FUNNY MONEY Scatters Over Oyster Mill Stage
by Marakay Rogers

BWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Rocks Hershey Theatre
by Marakay Rogers


Chicago
STAGE TUBE: First Look at Highlights of NOW AND FOREVER: THE MUSIC OF ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER
by Stage Tube

BWW TV: First Look at Derek Gaspar, Sean Parris and Tim Edward Rhoze in Northlight's THE WHIPPING MAN
by BroadwayWorld TV

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for January 30th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson

STAGE TUBE: NOW AND FOREVER Opens at the Marriott Theatre
by Stage Tube


Cleveland
BWW Reviews: WATER WAYS, Devised Theater at Cleveland Public Theatre
by Roy Berko


Comedy
National Comedy Theatre Expands Into Liberty Station with New Training Center
by E.H. Reiter

Hector Suarez Set for Comedy Central Latin America's First-Ever Latin 'Roast'
by TV News Desk

BRANDX WITH RUSSELL BRAND to Return to FX, 2/7
by TV News Desk

VIDEO: Paul Rudd & Seth Rogen Tease Samsung Super Bowl Ad
by TV News Desk


Connecticut
BWW Reviews: Playhouse on Park's MOONLIGHT AND MAGNOLIAS Wilts Under the Spotlight
by Jacques Lamarre

BWW Reviews: Spirit of Broadway's DANI GIRL is Moving, Surprising and Funny
by Jacques Lamarre

BWW Reviews: NEXT TO NORMAL Rides the Mountains in Bridgeport
by Sherry Shameer Cohen

STAGE TUBE: Go Behind the Scenes with the ADDAMS FAMILY Tour!
by Stage Tube

STAGE TUBE: Brian Stokes Mitchell and More Talk FROM BROADWAY WITH LOVE Sandy Hook Benefit
by Stage Tube


Costa Mesa
BWW Reviews: Hypnotic Drama WAR HORSE Trots Triumphantly to the OC
by Michael L. Quintos


Dallas
BWW Reviews: DTC, Trinity Rep Bring KING LEAR to Wyly Theatre
by Lauren Smart

TRIUMPH OF LOVE Opens at the Stone Cottage Theatre, 2/7-2/23
by Samantha Vega

Tickets on Sale for Lily Tomlin at the AT&T Performing Arts Center in Dallas, 2/10!
by Contests


Des Moines
BWW Reviews: THE BOOK OF MORMON Converts Des Moines Audiences
by Brooke Bridenstine


Detroit
BWW Reviews: BIG RIVER Delights Audiences at Grosse Pointe Theatre Through Feb 2
by Anton Anderssen


Germany
BWW Reviews: Uwe Kroeger und Pia Douwes singen 'Die groeßten Musical Hits'
by Marcel Konrath


Houston
BWW Reviews: TUTS' CAMELOT is Mesmerizingly Regal
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: A WRINKLE IN TIME - A Splendid, Engaging Adaptation of the Alluring Classic Novel
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: HGO's DON GIOVANNI's Plot Drags Despite Tremendous Talents
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: World Premiere of FISHING is Energizing, Fun, and Completely Fresh
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: Stages' WITTENBERG is Humorous and Intellectually Stimulating
by David Clarke

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - MainStreet Theatre's A WRINKLE IN TIME
by Stage Tube

BWW Interviews: Tanya Burka Talks Being an International Circus Performer, Her Career, Aerial Silks, and QUIDAM
by David Clarke


Italy
BWW Interviews: 'Fantasmi a Roma' - Simona Patitucci è Regina
by Nino Prattico


Jackson, MS
Regional Theater of the Week: Biloxi Little Theatre in Biloxi, MS
by BWW Features


Las Vegas
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET: Sneak Peek At What Looks To Be A Winner
by Ellen Sterling

Mirage Headliner Terry Fator Welcomes Legendary Actor John Ratzenberger
by Samantha Vega


Long Island
Gold Coast Int'l Film Festival to Present DENNEHY BY DONAHUE, 2/16
by Movies News Desk

BWW Reviews: The Engeman's WAIT UNTIL DARK
by Melissa Giordano


Los Angeles
Review: HAPPY FACE SAD FACE Makes Clever and Thought-Provoking Premiere at Elephant Stages' Lillian Theatre
by Shari Barrett

Review: Sophie B. Hawkins Becomes Janis Joplin in ROOM 105 at Macha Theatre
by Shari Barrett

The McCallum Theatre Announces Springtime Trips to New York and London
by David Green

BWW Reviews: Hypnotic Drama WAR HORSE Trots Triumphantly to the OC
by Michael L. Quintos

BWW Reviews: FOREVER PLAID Brings Great Harmony, Hi-Jinx and Wonderful 'Moments to Remember' to the McCallum
by David Green

BWW Reviews: RENT Shares Love Onstage at the Actors Company
by Shari Barrett

BWW Reviews: RENT Shares Love Onstage at the Actors Company
by Shari Barrett

STAGE TUBE: MARY POPPINS' Tyler Merna Performs the National Anthem at the Staples Center in LA
by Stage Tube

BWW Reviews: Annie Abbott Is Living Proof That GIVING UP IS HARD TO DO at Little Victory
by Don Grigware

BWW Reviews: Joe Lupariello Debuts at Sterling's Upstairs at the Federal
by Don Grigware

MEGA STAGE TUBE: Telly Leung, Barrett Foa, and More Sing Kerrigan and Lowdermilk at LA's Upright Cabaret!
by Stage Tube

Photo Coverage: Kerrigan & Lowdermilk's West Coast Debut with Hyland, Benoist, Foa and More!
by LA News Desk

BWW Reviews: THE DEEP THROAT SEX SCANDAL Heats Ups the Zaphyr Theater
by Shari Barrett


Madison
The Acting Company is Coming to Town
by Caroline Campana


Mexico
Las obras completas de William Shakespeare (abreviadas)
by Giovanna Orive


Miami
Regional Opera Company of the Week: Sarasota Opera
by Scott Frost


Milwaukee, WI
The Acting Company is Coming to Town
by Caroline Campana


Montreal
WISTA Provides Opportunities for Young Artists with LEGALLY BLONDE, Feb 1-9
by Noelle Hannibal

WISTA Provides Opportunities for Young Artists with LEGALLY BLONDE, Now thru Feb 9
by Noelle Hannibal


Movies
Photo Flash: New Poster Art for Disney's OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: First Look - Michelle Williams as 'Glinda' in OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL
by Movies News Desk

Gold Coast Int'l Film Festival to Present DENNEHY BY DONAHUE, 2/16
by Movies News Desk

THE FILM SOCIETY OF LINCOLN CENTER Announces Lineup for 13th 'Film Comment Selects'
by Movies News Desk

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires North American Rights to BEFORE MIDNIGHT
by Movies News Desk

Open Road May Distribute Ensemble JFK Assassination Flick PARKLAND
by Movies News Desk

Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Adds Costume Designers Branch
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: New Trailer - SNITCH, Starring Dwayne Johnson
by Movies News Desk

J.J. Abrams Set to Produce a Third STAR TREK Film
by Movies News Desk

Academy Determines Nominees for AMOUR and Documentary Features
by Movies News Desk

Jude Law to Present at 19th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: jOBS' Ashton Kutcher, Josh Gad and More Celebrate at Sundance Closing Night
by Movies News Desk

CONFIRMED: J.J. Abrams Will Direct STAR WARS: EPISODE VII
by Movies News Desk

HANSEL AND GRETEL Leads Friday Box Office; MOVIE 43, PARKER Flop
by Movies News Desk

LES MIS Hits $300 Million; To Become Third Highest-Grossing Movie Musical
by Movies News Desk

Hollywood's GYM Bar Hosts MAN'S GAME Film Fundraiser Tonight
by Movies News Desk

2013 Sundance Film Festival Announces Feature Film Awards - BLOOD BROTHER and More!
by Movies News Desk

Kentaro Hagiwara Wins 2013 Sundance/NHK International Filmmaker Award
by Movies News Desk

Anna Paquin, Ellen Page, & Shawn Ashmore to Return for X-MEN: DAYS OF FUTURE PAST
by Movies News Desk

HANSEL AND GRETEL Takes Tepid Weekend Box Office with $19M
by Movies News Desk

ARGO Takes Top Honor at PGA; Becomes Oscar Favorite For 'Best Picture'
by Movies News Desk

SKYFALL Stunt Performers Win SAG Award for 'Outstanding Action Performance'
by Movies News Desk

BLACK SUNDAY, LISA & THE DEVIL Come to Blu-ray/DVD Today
by Movies News Desk

Film Society of Lincoln Center Announces 2nd Presentation of THE LOST CHILDREN Tonight
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: First Look - Chloë Grace Moretz as KICK ASS 2's 'Hit Girl'
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: First Look - Henry Cavill as MAN OF STEEL
by Movies News Desk

JJ Abrams on STAR WARS: EPISODE VII: 'I Want to Do the Fans Proud'
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: New Images of Hugh Jackman as THE WOLVERINE
by Movies News Desk

VERSAILLES '73: AMERICAN RUNWAY REVOLUTION to Be Released on iTunes, 2/12
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - OZ THE GREAT & POWERFUL Super Bowl Spot
by Movies News Desk

ABC to Air HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS, 2/16
by TV News Desk

Comedy Central Announces Multi-Picture Film Package with Open Road Films
by TV News Desk

Photo Flash: First Look - Poster for New Lenny Kravitz Documentary
by Movies News Desk

108 Media/Paladin Acquires Rights to Musa Syeed's VALLEY OF SAINTS
by Movies News Desk

Fandango Moviegoers Can Now Buy Tickets Using Siri
by Movies News Desk

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

Paul Giamatti in Talks to Play 'Rhino' in THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2
by Movies News Desk

Disney's Mysterious 1952 Officially Titled TOMORROWLAND
by Movies News Desk

Lucasfilm Foregoes STARS WARS 3D Prequels to Focus on New Trilogy
by Movies News Desk

Tony Kushner to Receive WGAW's 2013 Paul Selvin Award for LINCOLN Screenplay
by Movies News Desk

BWW TV: THE TASTE OF MONEY Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: THE GATEKEEPERS Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Trailer Released for WAR WITCH
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: ESCAPE FROM PLANET EARTH Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Trailer Released for NO!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Trailer Released for SPRING BREAKERS
by BroadwayWorld TV

MARKED MAN to Premiere at San Diego Black Film Festival, 2/1
by Movies News Desk

SAG Awards to Remain on TBS, TNT Through 2016
by TV News Desk

OUT IN THE OPEN Documentary Out on DVD Today
by Movies News Desk

Robin Milling Hosts Talkback at THE PIZZA BOY Premiere Tonight
by Movies News Desk

Tony Kushner Appears at New-York Historical Society Screening of LINCOLN Tonight
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: First Look - Vanity Fair's 2013 HOLLYWOOD ISSUE COVER
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: First Look - Ray Liotta Stars in THE DEVIL'S IN THE DETAILS
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Sneak Peek of Disney's THE LONE RANGER Superbowl Spot
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: First Look - Poster Art for Disney's THE LONE RANGER
by Movies News Desk

USC Students & Wyoma Films Launch 'Bill Murray Appreciation Day'
by Movies News Desk

THIS IS 40 Coming to Blu-ray/DVD, 3/22
by Movies News Desk

David Koepp to Receive Writers Guild of America's Career Achievement Award
by Movies News Desk

Backyard Travel Releases New Vietnam Tour Film
by Movies News Desk

OSCAR Statuette Coming to a City Near You!
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: First Look - Poster for THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE
by Movies News Desk

BWW TV: HAVA NAGILA Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV

MGM Secures Rights to Jojo Moyes' Bestselling Novel ME BEFORE YOU
by Movies News Desk

BWW TV: Trailer Released for INTO THE MIND
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: UPSIDE DOWN Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Trailer Released for THE LAST GLADIATOR
by BroadwayWorld TV

MGM Lands Rights to Jojo Moyes' ME BEFORE YOU
by Movies News Desk

First-Ever Oscar Roadtrip to Kick Off Nationwide Tour in NYC, 2/4
by Movies News Desk

Eva Green Lands Major Role in SIN CITY: A DAME TO KILL FOR
by Movies News Desk

Are You Following BWW Movies World Yet on Facebook & Twitter?
by Movies News Desk

Fox Bumps THE HEAT Feat. Bullock & McCarthy to June
by Movies News Desk

Dada Films Picks Up MENTAL Starring Toni Collette
by Movies News Desk

SKYFALL Co-Writers to Pen BARBARELLA Series; DRIVE's Refn to Direct
by TV News Desk

WB Taps Bradley Cooper to Star in THE MAN FROM PRIMROSE LANE
by Movies News Desk

PAUL TAYLOR: DANCEMAKER, SPARKLE, USED CARS and More Set for Film Society of Lincoln Center, Feb 2013
by Movies News Desk

TAKEN 2, THE POSSESSION, PITCH PERFECT and More Make Top 10 Movies-On-Demand for Week of Jan 20
by Movies News Desk

Film Society of Lincoln Center Presents Sneak Peek of Steven Soderbergh's SIDE EFFECTS; Q&A to Follow
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Josh Gad Confirms BOOK OF MORMON Film
by TV News Desk

HBO's ENTOURAGE Heading to the Big Screen
by TV News Desk

VIDEO: CABARET Cast Reunites in Honor of Fillm's 40th Anniversary
by TV News Desk

VIDEO: First Look - UK Trailer for THE INCREDIBLE BURT WONDERSTONE
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VIDEO: First Look - Trailer for BORGEN Season 2
by Movies News Desk

Title & Storyline Revealed for MUPPETS Sequel!
by Movies News Desk

Sony Pictures Classics Acquires FOR NO GOOD REASON
by Movies News Desk

Steven Spielberg to Receive ACE's 'Filmmaker of the Year Award'
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: First Look - Poster for Bradley Cooper's THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES
by Movies News Desk

Adam Rosenberg Promoted to EVP, Production for MGM
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL on Cover of 'D23' February Issue
by Movies News Desk

BWW TV: Trailer Released for SOMEBODY UP THERE LIKES ME
by BroadwayWorld TV

Sony Movie Channel Celebrates Academy Awards With 'Oscar-A-Day Promotion'
by TV News Desk

BWW TV: BLESS ME, ULTIMA Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV

Photo Flash: First Look at Disney's THE MUPPETS... AGAIN!
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Watch Disney's Animated Short PAPERMAN in Its Entirety
by Movies News Desk

Drafthouse Films Acquires Action Film I DECLARE WAR
by Movies News Desk

Will Gluck to Helm ANNIE Remake; Willow Smith No Longer Attached
by Movies News Desk

Zac Efron to Lead Supernatural Drama THE FALLING
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: First Look - Disney's IRON MAN 3 Super Bowl Spot
by Movies News Desk

Katharine McPhee's YOU MAY NOT KISS THE BRIDE Set for DVD Release, 2/5
by Movies News Desk

Cinedigm Acquires Rights to Shaul Schwarz's Documentary NARCO CULTURA
by Movies News Desk

Cinema Audio Society Plans Tribute to Stefan Kudelski at 49th Annual CAS Awards Dinner, 2/16
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: New Poster for IRON MAN 3 Released
by Movies News Desk

Sundance Film Festival Presents MOTHER OF GEORGE Screening and Talkback at Nashville's Belcourt Theatre Tonight
by Movies News Desk

THE HUNGER GAMES Producer Nina Jacobson Speaks at Hollywood Networking Breakfast Today
by Movies News Desk

Sound City Players to Commemorate SOUND CITY Film Premiere Tonight
by Movies News Desk

Meryl Streep Narrates Thirteen's THE 70's - BOLD AND FEARLESS Tonight
by TV News Desk

The Garden Theatre Hosts StarLite Film Festival, Now thru 2/2
by Movies News Desk

BAFTA Announces First Ever 'Theatrical' Release for Nominated Short Films
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Paul Rudd & Seth Rogen Tease Samsung Super Bowl Ad
by TV News Desk

Veverka Brothers' New Documentary PASSFIRE Records World's Most Amazing Fireworks
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: New Images from Edgar Wright's THE WORLD'S END
by Movies News Desk

Frank Langella to Portray Reagan Advisor in Mike Newell's REYKJAVIK
by Movies News Desk

HISTORY OF THE EAGLES Documentary to Premiere on Showtime, 2/15
by TV News Desk

Relativity Media Acquires Jim Carrey Action Comedy LOOMIS FARGO
by Movies News Desk

Academy to Present Public Events to Celebrate 2012 OSCAR Nominees
by Movies News Desk

Alcon Entertainment Promotes David Fierson to General Counsel
by Movies News Desk

Mark Wahlberg Reveals Details for the Upcoming ENTOURAGE Movie
by TV News Desk

G.I. JOE's Jon Chu May Helm Disney's MATCHED
by Movies News Desk

Dustin Hoffman Dishes on His Directorial Debut in New Issue of AARP
by Movies News Desk

Kenneth Branagh in Talks to Helm Disney's CINDERELLA Remake
by Movies News Desk

Daniel Craig May be Written Out of GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO Sequels
by Movies News Desk

Mark Duplass Signs on for Stephen King's MERCY
by Movies News Desk

Tony Winner Nina Arianda Joins Toni Collette in LUCKY THEM Comedy Film
by Movies News Desk

Original Sountrack to SOUND CITY Released Today
by Movies News Desk

Video Trailer: Zombies Take Over in WARM BODIES - 1
by BWW News Desk

Video Trailer: Zombies Take Over in WARM BODIES, Out Today
by Movies News Desk

Video Trailer: THE HAUNTING IN CONNECTICUT 2, In Theaters Today
by Movies News Desk

MARKED MAN Premieres at San Diego Black Film Festival Today
by Movies News Desk

PAUL TAYLOR: DANCEMAKER, SPARKLE, USED CARS and More Set for Film Society of Lincoln Center, Feb 2013
by Movies News Desk

Former NYC Mayor & 'People's Court' Judge Ed Koch Dies at 88
by TV News Desk

Photo Flash: Hasty Pudding Honors Marion Cotillard as 'Woman of the Year'
by Movies News Desk

Netflix Makes First HOUSE OF CARDS Episode Available to Non-Members, Beg. Today
by TV News Desk

Mark Wahlberg and TED to Present at ACADEMY AWARDS
by Movies News Desk

STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS App Now Available For Free From App Store & Google Play
by Movies News Desk


New Hampshire
New Hampshire Theatre Awards, 1/26
by Daniel Adams

Photo Flash: First Look at New Hampshire Theatre Awards 11
by Daniel Adams


New Jersey
BWW Interviews: Creative Team of 4th Wall Theatre HAVING OUR SAY
by Gregory G. Allen

BWW Interviews: Paper Mill Playhouse's John Treacy Egan Talks LEND ME A TENOR and More
by Gregory G. Allen

STAGE TUBE: Nikkole Salter Talks CARNAVAL, Premiering at Luna Stage Tonight
by Stage Tube


New Orleans
BWW Reviews: Jefferson Performing Arts Society Presents AVENUE Q
by Heidi Scheuermann


Norfolk
STAGE TUBE: Stars of Virginia Stage's Broadway-Bound FROG KISS Perform on WGNT
by Stage Tube


Orlando
DAYS OF OUR LIVES Stars Set for Universal Orlando Fan Event
by TV News Desk

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