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Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 2/4

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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 February 4!


Featured Story of the Week:

BWW Reviews: DREAMGIRLS at the Capitol Theatre is Exceptional

by Tyler Hinton, Salt Lake City

Atlanta
BWW Blog: Meet Christian Whelan of Broadway-Bound FLASHDANCE
by Guest Blogger: Christian Whelan

BOOK OF MORMON, ONCE, EVITA & More! Subscriptions to '13-'14 Broadway in Atlanta Season Now on Sale!
by Contests

BWW Blog: Christian Whelan of Broadway-Bound FLASHDANCE - Equity Pancakes
by Guest Blogger: Christian Whelan


Austin
BWW Reviews: Austin Lyric Opera's MARRIAGE OF FIGARO is a Crowd-Pleasing Farce
by Jeff Davis

BWW Reviews: Capital T Theatre Explores a Dysfunctional Friendship with GRUESOME PLAYGROUND INJURIES
by Jeff Davis

BWW REVIEWS: Trinity Street Players Bring Love to ALMOST, MAINE
by Jeff Davis

BWW Reviews: Zach Theatre's 33 VARIATIONS is a Masterpiece
by Jeff Davis

BWW Reviews: University of Texas at Austin Presents Family Friendly Look at WWII with THE EDGE OF PEACE
by Jeff Davis

BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV


Australia - Melbourne
BWW Reviews: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Is A Bright, Light-Hearted Romp
by Tim Carney

BWW Reviews: CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG Garages in MELBOURNE
by Henry Sachwald


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

BWW Reviews: SUPERIOR DONUTS Offers Loads of Laughs
by Lori Weglein

BWW Reviews: The Hollow Family - AUGUST: OSAGE COUNTY
by Daniel Collins

Hopkins Offers Course on Theater, 2/11
by Charles Shubow

BWW Blog: Christian Whelan of Broadway-Bound FLASHDANCE - Equity Pancakes
by Guest Blogger: Christian Whelan


Boston
BWW Review: FRANK MCCOURT'S THE IRISH...AND HOW THEY GOT THAT WAY
by Nancy Grossman

BWW Review: FIRE ON EARTH Scorches the Church
by Nancy Grossman


Buffalo
BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV


Central New York
BWW Reviews: The Agony and the Ecstasy of Socially Conscious Theater
by Leah Stacy

BWW Reviews: TWO TRAINS RUNNING Arrives at Syracuse Stage
by Josh Austin

BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV


Central Pennsylvania
BWW Reviews: GOOD PEOPLE Does Good for the Fulton Theatre
by Marakay Rogers

BWW Reviews: Go See JOE TURNER'S COME AND GONE Before It's Gone From Open Stage
by Marakay Rogers

BWW Reviews: An Energetic DROWSY CHAPERONE at Theatre Harrisburg
by Marakay Rogers


Charlotte
Charlotte Improv Group The Chuckleheads to Return to North Carolina Music Factory, 2/24
by Samantha Vega


Chicago
STAGE TUBE: TV Spot Released for Broadway-Bound BIG FISH
by Stage Tube

STAGE TUBE: Opening Night Interviews at Mercury Theater's A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING
by Stage Tube

BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for February 6th, 2013
by Paul W. Thompson

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of Porchlight Music Theatre's LADY DAY
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW Reviews: Cathy Rigby Still Soars as the Boy Who Won't Grow Up in PETER PAN
by Misha Davenport

STAGE TUBE: SUNSET BOULEVARD Opens at Drury Lane Theatre
by Stage Tube

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peeks and Behind-the-Scenes of Drury Lane's SUNSET BOULEVARD
by Stage Tube


Cleveland
Preview of The Shaw Festival 2013
by Roy Berko

BWW Reviews: THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO JAMES, Intriguing Theater at Ensemble
by Roy Berko

BWW Reviews: Lakeland's NEXT TO NORMAL: Compelling Script, Must See Production
by Roy Berko


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

Charlotte Improv Group The Chuckleheads to Return to North Carolina Music Factory, 2/24
by Samantha Vega

BRANDX WITH RUSSELL BRAND Returns to FX Tonight
by TV News Desk

Comedy Central to Premiere KATT WILLIAMS: KATTPACALYPSE, 2/23
by TV News Desk

Comedy Central to Premiere WALTER LATHAM'S COMEDY AFTER DARK, 2/24
by TV News Desk

DAVID LETTERMAN's Top Ten 'Things House Plants Have to Say"
by TV News Desk


Connecticut
BWW Reviews: Good Acting, Direction, Make All the Difference for STONES IN HIS POCKETS
by Lauren Yarger

BWW Reviews: Uncle Fester Takes Flight in THE ADDAMS FAMILY
by Joshua Mamis

BWW Reviews: ALMOST MAINE Offers Warm Love Stories with a Touch of Frostbite
by Lauren Yarger

BWW Reviews: Gurney's ANCESTRAL VOICES Blends Nostalgia with Modern Questions About Family, Acceptance
by Lauren Yarger


Costa Mesa
BWW Reviews: Dinos Run Amok in TRIASSIC PARQ Musical in OC
by Michael L. Quintos


Dallas
BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV


Delaware
BWW Blog: Meet Christian Whelan of Broadway-Bound FLASHDANCE
by Guest Blogger: Christian Whelan


Denver
BWW Reviews: Imagination Celebration with the world premiere of ED, DOWNLOADED at the Denver Center
by Michael Mulhern

BWW Reviews: Deliciously Vicious Production of WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF at Spark Theatre
by Michael Mulhern

BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW Reviws: A Split Personality with the National Tour of JEKYLL AND HYDE in Denver
by Michael Mulhern

BWW Reviews: PRELUDE TO A KISS - A Romantic Getaway in Colorado Springs
by Christi Esterle

BWW Reviews: Arvada Center Presents a Thoroughly Delightful BLITHE SPIRIT
by Michael Mulhern


Des Moines
February in Des Moines: Frigid Temps, Hot Theaters
by Brooke Bridenstine


Detroit
BWW Reviews: LEGALLY BLONDE THE MUSICAL at Oakland University is a Seriously Good Time!
by Katie Laban


Fort Lauderdale
BWW Reviews: Come Look at the Freaks of Slow Burn Theatre Company's SIDE SHOW
by Michelle Petrucci


Houston
BWW Reviews: KNOCK ME A KISS - A Moving and Powerful Glimpse at an Unsung Hero
by David Clarke

BWW Interviews: Charles Smith Talks KNOCK ME A KISS and Playwriting
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: FOUR SEASONS and CANTATA by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal is Refreshing and Wholly Energizing
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: I'M NOT RAPPAPORT Contains Few Laughs and Uneven Pacing
by David Clarke

BWW Reviews: JEROME KERN IN HOLLYWOOD - A Must-See Captivating Cabaret
by David Clarke

Regional Theater of the Week: Stages Repertory Theatre in Houston, TX
by BWW Features

STAGE TUBE: Sneak Peek - MAN OF LA MANCHA at TUTS
by Stage Tube

BWW Reviews: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN - A Guaranteed Good Time
by David Clarke


Indianapolis
BWW Reviews: IRT's A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC
by Elizabeth J Musgrave


Italy
A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC, il gioiellino di Sondheim arriva finalmente in Italia!
by Nino Prattico


Little Rock
STAGE TUBE: MEMPHIS Comes to Walton Arts Center
by Stage Tube


Long Island
BWW Reviews: BareBones Theatre Company Presents the World Premiere of Frederick Stoppel's DEAD OF NIGHT
by Melissa Giordano


Los Angeles
BWW Reviews: Beatles Story BACKBEAT Rocks the Ahmanson
by Don Grigware

Kelsey Grammer Hosts 65th DGA Awards Tonight
by Movies News Desk

BWW Reviews: TOM RUBIN - SUCCESS GURU Says Failure is an Option!
by Shari Barrett

BWW Reviews: PETER PAN Delights Audiences in Redondo Beach
by Shari Barrett

Save on Tickets to Marin Mazzie & Jason Danieley at Segerstrom Center, 2/14-16
by Contests

Noel Coward's Rarely Done FALLEN ANGELS Lights Up Pasadena Playhouse
by Don Grigware

Kander & Ebb's AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND at NoHo Arts Another Sterling Production
by Don Grigware

BWW Reviews: Kritzerland Offers Jubilant Salute to Steven Schwartz at Sterling's
by Don Grigware

BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV

STAGE TUBE: Inside Opening Night of Center Theatre Group's BACKBEAT!
by Stage Tube

BWW Reviews: Dinos Run Amok in TRIASSIC PARQ Musical in OC
by Michael L. Quintos

BWW Reviews: EX(IT) WOUNDS Takes a Trashingly Refreshing Look at Real Break-Up Letters
by Shari Barrett


Mexico
Réquiem
by Andrea Soto


Miami
BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV


Minneapolis
BWW TV Exclusive: On the Road with PRISCILLA QUEEN OF THE DESERT- Episode 2!
by BroadwayWorld TV

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


Montreal
BWW Reviews: FOUR SEASONS and CANTATA by Les Grands Ballets Canadiens de Montréal is Refreshing and Wholly Energizing
by David Clarke

BWW Interviews: ONE NIGHT STAND's Producers/Directors Elisabeth Sperling and Trish Dalton!
by Lauren Gienow

Montreal's In Your Face Entertainment Presents JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS 3/14-3/24 at Mainline Theatre
by Noelle Hannibal


Movies
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

Photo Flash: Liza Minnelli, Joel Grey & More Attend CABARET 40th Anniversary Screening
by Movies News Desk

GREEDY LYING BASTARDS To Open Nationally, 3/8
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Seth MacFarlane Spoofs James Bond in New OSCARS Promo
by

New Installment of BEHIND THE BALLOT Live at Oscar.com
by TV News Desk

Freestyle's GENIUS ON HOLD Doc to Premiere in LA & NYC in March
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: Vin Diesel Debuts New RIDDICK Pic
by Movies News Desk

The Academy to Honor OSCAR Nominees at Awards Luncheon on Monday
by Movies News Desk

Julia Stiles Signs on for Mary Pickford Biopic
by Movies News Desk

Zombie Romance WARM BODIES Eyeing Weekend Box Office Win
by Movies News Desk

Mark Waters to Helm VAMPIRE ACADEMY Adaptation; Zoey Deutch to Star
by Movies News Desk

Kelsey Grammer Hosts 65th DGA Awards Tonight
by Movies News Desk

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

2013 NAACP Image Awards Winners Announced!
by TV News Desk

Photo Flash: Last Night's 44th Annual NAACP Image Awards
by TV News Desk

Michelle Williams: 'We Wanted Our Very Own Glinda' for OZ: THE GREAT AND POWERFUL
by Movies News Desk

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Takes Home Two NAACP Image Awards
by Movies News Desk

NewFilmmakers NY Continues with Short Film Program and MP2V, 2/6
by Movies News Desk

NewFilmmakers NY to Celebrate Valentine's Day, 2/13
by Movies News Desk

Ben Affleck Wins DGA Feature Film Award for ARGO
by Movies News Desk

WARM BODIES Wins Super Bowl Weekend Box Office with $20 Million
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: First Poster Released for FAST & FURIOUS 6
by Movies News Desk

VIDEOS: Five New Clips from BEAUTIFUL CREATURES Released!
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: STAR TREK: INTO DARKNESS Super Bowl Spot!
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Armie Hammer, Johnny Depp and More in THE LONE RANGER Super Bowl Spot!
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: James Franco, Michelle Williams and More in OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL Super Bowl Spot
by Movies News Desk

First-Ever Oscar Roadtrip Kicks Off Nationwide Tour in NYC Today
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Extended Look at Marvel's IRON MAN 3
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Game Day TV Spot for Disney's OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL
by

Photo Flash: First Look - New Images from Disney's IRON MAN 3
by Movies News Desk

STAR TREK INTO DARKNESS to Open 2 Days Early; Tickets Available Through Movie App
by Movies News Desk

Alan Howard's BOB'S NEW SUIT Coming to DVD, 3/26
by Movies News Desk

BWW TV: FROM UP ON POPPY HILL Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: Trailer Released for THE PLACE BEYOND THE PINES
by BroadwayWorld TV

Jessica Chastain Set for Film Society of Lincoln Center Event, 2/8
by Movies News Desk

Doritos 'Fashionista Daddy' Super Bowl Ad Creator Wins Prize to Work on 'Transformers 4'
by TV News Desk

First Look - Liza Minnelli in New Documentary CABARET: The Musical that Changed Musicals
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Robert DeNiro Appears in Rare Interview on CBS THIS MORNING
by TV News Desk

Al Pacino to Receive 'Italia Legend Award' During Oscar Week
by Movies News Desk

Naomi Watts Stars in THE IMPOSSIBLE, Coming to Blu-ray/DVD, 4/23
by Movies News Desk

ABC to Air Academy Award Winning Film DREAMGIRLS, 2/23
by TV News Desk

VIDEO: Robert DeNiro Chats SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK in Rare Interview
by Movies News Desk

Colin Farrell Joins Anthony Hopkins in SOLACE
by Movies News Desk

PITCH PERFECT Director Jason Moore Enlists Tina Fey for THE NEST
by Movies News Desk

IFC Picks Up CRYSTAL FAIRY Starring Michael Cera
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Daniel Radcliffe's 'How To Be Daniel Radcliffe' Parody for Bad Teeth
by Movies News Desk

MULATTO'S DILEMMA's Juliette Fairley Wins Award at 2013 New York International Film Festival in LA
by Movies News Desk

BWW TV: Trailer Released for LIKE SOMEONE IN LOVE
by BroadwayWorld TV

BWW TV: LORDS OF SALEM Trailer Released!
by BroadwayWorld TV

Music Box Acquires Winocour's AUGUSTINE
by Movies News Desk

IRON MAN 3's Official Website Now Live
by Movies News Desk

BLACK SWAN's Mark Heyman to Adapt SYNDROME E for Paramount
by Movies News Desk

Neil Barsky's Film KOCH to Open in NYC and Long Island, 2/8 & 15
by Movies News Desk

Tickets Now on Sale for New York International Children's Film Festival 2013, Running 3/1-24
by Movies News Desk

Documentaries GIRL MODEL and PHOTOGRAPHIC MEMORY Set for DVD Release 2/12
by Movies News Desk

del Toro Teams with BEASTS OF THE SOUTHERN WILD Writer for SECRET GARDEN Adaptation
by Movies News Desk

Wang Xiaoshuai's 11 FLOWERS to Open at NYC's Quad Cinema, 2/22
by Movies News Desk

SHINTOHO MIND WARP Film Series to Feature 8 Premieres at Japan Society, 2/27-3/10
by Movies News Desk

Oscar-Winning Musical Drama CABARET Comes to Blu-ray/DVD Today
by Movies News Desk

FLIGHT Comes to Blu-ray/DVD & On Demand Today
by Movies News Desk

PLEASE SUBSCRIBE: A DOCUMENTARY ABOUT YOUTUBERS Comes to Cinemas Nationwide Today
by Movies News Desk

Katharine McPhee's YOU MAY NOT KISS THE BRIDE Set for DVD Release Today
by Movies News Desk

Universal's PLANET OCEAN Coming to Blu-ray/DVD 4/9
by Movies News Desk

Silva Screen Records Presents FILM MUSIC 2012
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: 2013 OSCAR Nominees Group Photo
by Movies News Desk

MAG America Announces Release of Documentary on Landmine Crisis in Angola
by Movies News Desk

Lincoln Center Film Society Announces RENDEZ-VOUS WITH FRENCH CINEMA 2013 Lineup
by Movies News Desk

Kristen Wiig Joins Cast of ANCHORMAN Sequel
by Movies News Desk

Tiffany Shlain's Documentary CONNECTED Releases Today
by Movies News Desk

Meryl Streep, Christopher Plummer & More Join Line Up of OSCAR Presenters
by Movies News Desk

Disney Planning 'Stand Alone' STAR WARS Feature Films
by Movies News Desk

DreamWorks Studios Announces 10 Additional Strategic International Partnerships
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: First Look - Al Pacino & Helen Mirren in HBO'S PHIL SPECTOR Biopic
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Teaser Trailer for THE LOST TREE
by Movies News Desk

Award-Winning Quiz Show WAIT WAIT...DON'T TELL ME! LIVE Set for Limited Theatrical Run
by Movies News Desk

Chris Pratt Lands GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Lead Role
by Movies News Desk

Sean Bean Joins the Wachowski's JUPITER ASCENDING
by Movies News Desk

VIDEO: Disney to Prep Stand-Alone STAR WARS Flicks in Addition to New Trilogy
by Movies News Desk

THE HOBBIT to be Released on DVD & Blu-ray, 3/19
by Movies News Desk

SUBURGATORY's Jane Levy to Lead IN A DARK PLACE
by Movies News Desk

DreamWorks Animation Pushes Release for MR. PEABODY & SHERMAN to March 7, 2014
by Movies News Desk

Film Society of Lincoln Center Hosts Special Presentation of LIFECASTERS Today
by Movies News Desk

NewFilmmakers NY Continues with Short Film Program and MP2V Tonight
by Movies News Desk

Columbia Pictures Reveals Synopsis for THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN 2
by Movies News Desk

Andy Samberg to Host 2013 Film Independent Spirit Awards on Sony Movie Channel
by Movies News Desk

Photo Flash: Julianne Hough & More Shine at SAFE HAVEN Premiere
by Movies News Desk

BWW Interviews: ONE NIGHT STAND's Producers/Directors Elisabeth Sperling and Trish Dalton!
by Lauren Gienow

'Avengers' Robert Downey Jr., Samuel L. Jackson & More to Present on OSCARS
by TV News Desk

Grammy Winner Mariah Carey Records 'Almost Home' for Disney's OZ THE GREAT & POWERFUL
by Movies News Desk

CITIZEN HEARST to Hit Movie Theaters Nationwide, 3/11
by Movies News Desk

Kino Lorber Acquires U.S. Rights to Comedy IF I WERE YOU
by Movies News Desk

Big Screen Entertainment Signs Deal for New Sci-Fi Film SINGULARITY PRINCIPLE
by Movies News Desk

Around the Broadway World: Regional Highlights for the Week of 2/4


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