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Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 2/25

At BroadwayWorld we pride ourselves in showcasing 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'!

Scroll below for the most-read stories for the week of February 25!

Featured Story of the Week:

On Rehearsals And Stage Fright

by Tim McArthur, UK

Albuquerque
BWW Reviews: ALL MY SONS Delivers Classic Arthur Miller

by Anya Sebastian


Atlanta
Keith Lockhart and Ann Hampton Callaway Tour with The Streisand Songbook
by Joseph F. Panarello

BWW Blog: Christian Whelan of FLASHDANCE - A View From My Office
by Guest Blogger: Christian Whelan

WAFFLE PALACE Encore Moves Into Final Weeks
by Matt Tamanini


Austin
BWW Reviews: Austin's City Theatre Produces an Exceptional OTHELLO
by Jeff Davis

BWW Reviews: ONE MAN STAR WARS TRILOGY at Austin's Long Center is Out of This World
by Jeff Davis


Australia - Melbourne
STAGE TUBE: First Look at Melbourne's KING KONG Musical!
by Stage Tube


Baltimore
BWW Reviews: SPRING AWAKENING at Olney Theatre Center is Exhilarating
by Charles Shubow

BWW Reviews: Ashley Brown'S BROADWAY with the Baltimore Symphony - Young Talent Charms Strathmore Audience
by Jennifer Perry

BWW Blog: Christian Whelan of FLASHDANCE - A View From My Office
by Guest Blogger: Christian Whelan


Boston
BWW Review: Varla Jean Merman Is MILDRED FIERCE
by Nancy Grossman

BWW Review: STONES IN HIS POCKETS a Showcase for Acting Duo
by Nancy Grossman

Regional Opera Company of the Week: Boston Lyric Opera
by Scott Frost


Buffalo
BWW Seeks Editors in Buffalo, NY
by BWW


Central Pennsylvania
BWW Reviews: THAT CHAMPIONSHIP SEASON Scores At Susquehanna Stage Co
by Marakay Rogers


Charlotte
Charlotte Improv Group The Chuckleheads to Return to North Carolina Music Factory Today
by Samantha Vega

Regional Orchestra of the Week: Asheville Symphony, NC
by BWW Features


Chicago
BWW TV: First Look at Black Ensemble Theater's FROM DOO WOP TO HIP HOP
by BroadwayWorld TV

STAGE TUBE: Cast Talks Opening Night at Theatre at the Center's FOX ON THE FAIRWAY
by Stage Tube

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 27th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson


Cleveland
BWW Reviews: PSYCHO BEACH PARTY a Camp Challenge for Blank Canvas
by Roy Berko

BWW Reviews: SONS OF THE PROPHET, Thought Provoking, Funny, But flawed at Dobama
by Roy Berko

BWW Reviews: BLITHE SPIRIT, Noel Coward at His Delightful Best
by Roy Berko

Regional Theater of the Week: Great Lakes Theater in Cleveland, Ohio
by BWW Features

BWW Reviews: EARTH, More Devised Theater at Cleveland Public Theatre
by Roy Berko


Columbus
BWW Interviews: Meg Chamberlain and Brent Ries Prepare for Unusual VISIT to Ohio State
by Paul Batterson


Comedy
Comedy Central Premieres KATT WILLIAMS: KATTPACALYPSE Tonight
by TV News Desk

BWW Reviews: World Premiere Comedy THE GRAND IRRATIONALITY Shines at the Lost Studio
by Shari Barrett

Charlotte Improv Group The Chuckleheads to Return to North Carolina Music Factory Today
by Samantha Vega

Comedy Central to Premiere Walter Latham'S COMEDY AFTER DARK Today
by TV News Desk

NO NAME Variety Show to Perform at Otto's, 3/8
by Emily Stubbs

VIDEO: Will Ferrell to Be Honored with MTV's Inaugural 'Comedic Genius Award'
by TV News Desk

LATE SHOW's 'Top Ten 'Countries According to Secretary of State John Kerry"
by TV News Desk

VIDEO: Chelsea Davison Imagines Lena Dunham's 'Zero Dark Thirty' Audition
by TV News Desk


Connecticut
BWW Reviews: Riveting Performances Propel Long Wharf's CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS
by Lauren Yarger

BWW Reviews: CT Cabaret's GREASE is a Rock 'n' Roll Party Scene
by Jacques Lamarre

BWW Reviews: CURSE OF THE STARVING CLASS at Long Wharf
by Sherry Shameer Cohen

BWW Reviews: FRECKLEFACE STRAWBERRY in Bridgeport
by Sherry Shameer Cohen

BWW Reviews: The Music Comes Through Loud and Clear, the Story Not So Much in AMERICAN IDIOT
by Lauren Yarger


Costa Mesa
BWW Interviews: The First Lady Of The British Theatre, Elaine Paige, Graces The McCallum Theatre Stage 2/27
by David Green


Delaware
BWW Blog: Christian Whelan of FLASHDANCE - A View From My Office
by Guest Blogger: Christian Whelan


Denver
BWW Reviews: The Ups and Downs of the Regional Premiere of THE SEAFARER
by Michael Mulhern

BWW Reviews: Theatreworks' EVERYMAN ON THE BUS Goes on the Ride of a Lifetime
by Christi Esterle


Detroit
Helping Hands Campaign and The Cast of THE LION KING to Perform City of Hope Charity Concert, 2/25
by Katie Laban

Helping Hands Campaign and Cast of THE LION KING Perform City of Hope Charity Concert Tonight
by Katie Laban

BWW Reviews: THE LION KING Should Not Be Missed at the Detroit Opera House!
by Katie Laban

BWW Interview: HAIR Tour Brings Love to the Fox Theatre in Detroit This Weekend
by Katie Laban

BWW Review: Meadow Brook Theatre's NEXT TO NORMAL is a Stand-Out Production
by Katie Laban


Ft. Myers/Naples
BWW Reviews: Gulfshore Playhouse Wows with IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by Chris Silk

BWW Reviews: Billy Elliot Tour Dances into Naples
by Chris Silk

BWW Reviews: ADDAMS FAMILY Tour Snap-Snaps into Fort Myers
by Chris Silk


Germany
Anna Depenbusch und der Sommer aus Papier
by Marcel Konrath

Josh Groban mit neuem Album auf Deutschland Tour
by Marcel Konrath


Hawaii
BWW Seeks Editors in Hawaii
by BWW


Houston
BWW Reviews: GOD OF CARNAGE - An Unforgettable Wild Ride
by David Clarke

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek at GRUPO CORPO, Making Houston Premiere, 3/14
by Stage Tube

BWW Reviews: Houston Ballet's LA BAYADERE - Underwhelming but Worth Seeing
by David Clarke

STAGE TUBE: Paul Schoeffler and More in TUTS' MAN OF LA MANCHA - Highlights!
by Stage Tube

BWW Reviews: LEAVING SAN JACINTO - An Intriguing Historical Exploration
by David Clarke


Italy
BWW Reviews: SHREK, attenti all'orco: divertimento assicurato!
by Nino Prattico


Jacksonville
Michael Learned: On the Road With 'Miss Daisy'
by Joseph F. Panarello


Japan
STAGE TUBE: Video Trailer of THE LITTLE MERMAID in Tokyo
by Stage Tube

STAGE TUBE: Building the Set of THE LITTLE MERMAID in Tokyo
by Stage Tube


Las Vegas
Human Nature Is Still A Must-See: The Same Great Show In A New Showroom
by Ellen Sterling

Special Upgrade Offer to See ROCK OF AGES in Vegas!
by Contests


Long Island
BWW Reviews: BroadHollow's FUNNY GIRL at the BayWay
by Melissa Giordano

Photo Coverage: Ronan Tynan Plays Patchogue Theatre
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy

BWW Reviews: BACK TO BACHARACH AND DAVID at Theatre Three: An Ode To the 60's
by Melissa Giordano


Los Angeles
Marin Mazzie and Jason Danieley Bring Musical Lovenote HE SAID/SHE SAID to Annenberg Theatre Tonight
by David Green

BWW Reviews: World Premiere Comedy THE GRAND IRRATIONALITY Shines at the Lost Studio
by Shari Barrett

BWW Reviews: IN MY LIFE Rocks the Warner Grand with a Musical Theater Tribute to the Beatles
by Shari Barrett

BWW Reviews: Triple Threat Bebe Neuwirth Offers Stunning STORIES WITH PIANO at VPAC
by Don Grigware

END OF THE RAINBOW Plays The Ahmanson - Buy Now and Save!
by Contests

Elaine Paige Brings a Little Broadway and West End to The McCallum Tonight
by David Green

BWW Review: The Vocal Wonder From Down Under! THE TEN TENORS Rock Opera at the McCallum Theatre
by David Green

BWW Reviews: Their Love Is Here To Stay! Marin Mazzie and Jason Daniely Put Their Love Story On Display At The Annenberg Theatre
by David Green

BWW Reviews: Singer Janene Lovullo Gifts Us New CD, BROADWAY, INTIMATE
by Don Grigware

Enter to Win Tickets to See Tracie Bennett in END OF THE RAINBOW at the Ahmanson in LA!
by Contests

BWW Interview: Singer, Recording Artist and Popular Radio Personality Joey English Stars in PCT's SUNSET BOULEVARD
by David Green

Michael Feinstein Channels 'Old Blue Eyes' as He Brings THE SINATRA PROJECT to the McCallum, 3/1-2
by David Green

BWW Interviews: Gregory Nabours and Patrick Pearson Explore THE TROUBLE WITH WORDS
by Ellen Dostal

BWW Reviews: LOVE BITES Celebrates the Passion, Pitfalls and Everything in Between
by Shari Barrett


Maine
STAGE TUBE: First Promo for Snowlion Rep's A CHILD'S GUIDE TO INNOCENCE, 3/15-24
by Stage Tube

BWW Seeks Editors in Maine
by BWW


Mexico
Juegos Siniestros México iniciará una nueva temporada 2013.
by Clemente Sanchez

Muere la primera actriz Carmen Montejo
by Clemente Sanchez

Mary Poppins El Musical cumple sus primeras 100 representaciones
by Clemente Sanchez

Hoy es la Primera Entrega de Premios Filmeweb a lo Mejor de la Industria del Cine y el Entretenimiento
by Clemente Sanchez


Milwaukee, WI
Food for Thought (and Theater)
by Caroline Campana


Montreal
STAGE TUBE: First Look at John Malkovich's 'Casanova' in THE GIACOMO VARIATIONS
by Stage Tube


New Jersey
BWW Reviews: HAVING OUR SAY at 4th Wall Theatre
by Gregory G. Allen

NJTV Broadcasts Today's Budget Address
by TV News Desk


New Orleans
BWW Interviews: Rachelle Rak of Broadway-Bound FLASHDANCE
by Heidi Scheuermann


Norfolk
Keith Lockhart and Ann Hampton Callaway Tour with The Streisand Songbook
by Joseph F. Panarello


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

BWW Reviews: Descending into the Underworld with EURYDICE at TheatreUCF
by Kimberly Moy

BWW Reviews: Ladies Night Out at THE D WORD - A MUSICAL
by Kimberly Moy


Philadelphia
BWW Reviews: ASSASSIN Emotionally Tackles Audiences at Act II Playhouse
by Kelli Curtin

Tickets On Sale for PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at the Benedum Center, 3/5-10
by Contests

Drexel & 1812 Productions Present Last Weekend of TO FOOL THE EYE as Part of Mandell Professionals in Residence
by Mary Best


Philippines
BWW Reviews: SPRING AWAKENING by Blue Repertory
by Oliver Oliveros

Review Roundup: RED Enters Last Weekend, 3/1-2
by Oliver Oliveros


Pittsburgh
Tickets On Sale for PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT at the Benedum Center, 3/5-10
by Contests


Portland
BWW Seeks Editors in Portland, OR
by BWW


Raleigh
Regional Orchestra of the Week: Asheville Symphony, NC
by BWW Features


Rhode Island
BWW Reviews: Ocean State Theatre Company Brings Seasons of Love to Their New Space with RENT
by Robert Barossi


Rockland / Westchester
BWW Seeks Editors in Rockland, NY
by BWW


Salt Lake City
BWW Reviews: CLYBOURNE PARK- Political Incorrectness at its Finest
by Johnny Hebda

BWW Reviews: SHREK THE MUSICAL at the Capitol Theatre is a Big, Bright, Beautiful Show for the Whole Family
by Tyler Hinton


Santa Barbara
Theatrical Opportunities Coming to Central California this March and April
by Benjamin Offringa


Spain
Estreno de T'ESTIMO, ETS PERFECTE, JA ET CANVIARE en Barcelona: el musical regresa en plena forma
by Fernando Solla Rosell

'Los Miserables' consigue tres Premios Oscar
by Roberto Rodriguez

Ganadores del sorteo para 'La Festa Salvatje' en Barcelona
by Roberto Rodriguez

'40 El Musical' se despedirá de la Gran Vía el 31 de marzo
by Roberto Rodriguez

'Sonrisas y Lágrimas' llegará a Barcelona en septiembre
by Roberto Rodriguez

Asier Etxeandía hará un viaje musical en 'El Intérprete'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez

BWW TV: Marcela Paoli presenta 'Delikatessen Haus'
by Roberto Rodriguez

'Showtime Burlesque' prorroga su estancia en Madrid
by Roberto Rodriguez

'Hoy No Me Puedo Levantar' regresa a la Gran Vía
by Roberto Rodriguez

Carlos Rivera lanzará por primera vez disco en España
by Roberto Rodriguez

'Dando la nota' la película musical de la temporada se estrena el 8 de marzo
by Javier A. Gabrielssön

Scena Simulacro celebra su 8ª edición el próximo mes de abril
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez

Asier Etxeandía llevará 'El Intérprete' al Teatro La Latina en marzo y abril
by Roberto Rodriguez

'Escuela de calor' recuperará el espíritu de la movida a partir de septiembre
by Roberto Rodriguez

Primeras imágenes: Póster de '¡Ay, Carmela! Musical'
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez

'A quién le importa' levanta el telón
by Roberto Rodriguez


St. Louis
BWW Blog: Christian Whelan of FLASHDANCE - A View From My Office
by Guest Blogger: Christian Whelan


Tampa
BWW Reviews: 'S WONDERFUL - a Trip Down Memory Lane
by Jimmy Ferraro

BWW Blog: Christian Whelan of FLASHDANCE - A View From My Office
by Guest Blogger: Christian Whelan

BWW Reviews: A CHORUS LINE - Not Withstanding the Test of Time
by Jimmy Ferraro


Toronto
BWW Reviews: Strong Cast Brings Out Human Bias and Humor in Panasonic Theatre's CLYBOURNE PARK
by Kelly Cameron

STAGE TUBE: Director Miles Potter Introduces THE THREE MUSKETEERS at Stratford 2013
by Stage Tube

STAGE TUBE: First Look at John Malkovich's 'Casanova' in THE GIACOMO VARIATIONS
by Stage Tube


UK / West End
STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek of Michael Ball's 'Both Sides Now' Album Including Oscar-Nominated 'Suddenly' & More
by Stage Tube

BWW Reviews: THE TAILOR-MADE MAN, Arts Theatre, February 21 2013
by Alice Chappell

On Rehearsals And Stage Fright
by Guest Blogger: Tim McArthur

PIAF: Before Opening Night
by Guest Blogger: Tiffany Graves

STAGE TUBE: Trailer For BEAUTIFUL THING!
by Stage Tube

Review Roundup: West End's MACBETH Starring James McAvoy
by Review Roundups

Brian May and Kerry Ellis Perform Free Gig at St Pancras International
by Samantha Vega

STAGE TUBE: Michael Ball Sings from ASPECTS OF LOVE Backstage at BBC Radio 2
by Stage Tube

DARLING OF THE DAY: Director's Blog
by Guest Blogger: Darling of the Day

BWW Reviews: TRELAWNY OF THE WELLS, Donmar Warehouse, February 26 2013
by Kate Finburg

BWW TV Exclusive: Director Richard Jay-Alexander Gives the Scoop on Kristin Chenoweth's Upcoming UK Concert Tour
by BroadwayWorld TV

Renee Zellweger to Star in THE HUSTLER in the West End?
by Rialto Chatter


Washington, DC
BWW Reviews: SPRING AWAKENING at Olney Theatre Center is Exhilarating
by Charles Shubow

BWW TV: First Look at JohAnna Day, Andrew Long and More in Highlights of Arena Stage's GOOD PEOPLE
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW Reviews: Ashley Brown'S BROADWAY with the Baltimore Symphony - Young Talent Charms Strathmore Audience
by Jennifer Perry

BWW Reviews: Silent AUGUST Reveals Truths About Humanity at Kennedy Center
by Jennifer Perry

BWW Reviews: Water-filled Stage Not the Only Reason to See Synetic's THE TEMPEST
by Jennifer Perry

BWW Reviews: DANTE'S INFERNO - A Night in Hell Never Felt So Good
by Andrew White


West Virginia
BWW Seeks Editors in West Virginia
by BWW



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