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BroadwayWorld Special Coverage: SUMMER STAGES - Our Picks for Summer's Best Around the World!

As the summer days near, BroadwayWorld rounded up our worldwide community - from Australia to Canada, California and beyond! - to bring you our top picks for the best of summer theater in each of our main markets! Looking for the best of the summer venue and production offerings in your area? Let's hear from a sampling of the BroadwayWorld experts!

Scroll down below for their recommendations and click below each entry for more information on each selection from their personalized column!



New York:

Michael Dale, Chief Critic, BroadwayWorld.com

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Chicago:

Paul Thompson, BroadwayWorld Chicago

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Los Angeles:

Don Grigware and Ellen Dostal, BroadwayWorld LA

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California - Costa Mesa & Orange Country:

Michael Quintos, BroadwayWorld CA

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Las Vegas:

Ellen Sterling, BroadwayWorld Las Vegas

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Seattle:

Jay Irwin, BroadwayWorld Seattle

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Portland, OR:

Patrick Brassell, BroadwayWorld Portland

  • The Taming of the Shrew by Willam Shakespeare and The Tamer Tamed by John Fletcher at Portland Center Stage
  • JAW: A Playwrights Festival at Portland Center Stage
  • Trek in the Park: The Trouble with Tribbles at Cathedral Park in St. Johns
  • Avenue Q at Triangle Productions

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Houston, TX:

David Clarke, BroadwayWorld Houston

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Boston:

Jan Nargi, Nancy Grossman, Larry Murray, BroadwayWorld Boston

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Washington, DC:

Jeffrey Walker, BroadwayWorld Washington DC

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Denver:
Michael Mulhern, BroadwayWorld Denver

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Atlanta:
Matt Tamanini, BroadwayWorld Atlanta

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Connecticut:
Sherry Cohen, BroadwayWorld Connecticut

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Lauren Yarger, BroadwayWorld Connecticut CLICK HERE for more from Lauren!
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Cleveland, OH:
Roy Berko, BroadwayWorld Cleveland:

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Columbus, OH: Lisa Norris, BroadwayWorld Columbus:

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West Virginia Johanna Leary, BroadwayWorld West Virginia:

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New Jersey:
Marina Kennedy, BroadwayWorld New Jersey
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Charlotte:

Linda Watt, BroadwayWorld Charlotte
  • CHARLOTTE SQUAWKS: NINESENSE!, Blumenthal Box Office: 704 372-1000
  • THE LION KING, Blumenthal Box Office: 704 372-1000
  • I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE: Blumental Box Office: 704 372-1000

CLICK HERE for more from Linda!

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Salt Lake City:

Tyler Hinton, BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City

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New Orleans:

Heidi Scheuermann, BroadwayWorld New Orleans

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Philadelphia/South Jersey:

Pati Bueler, BroadwayWorld Philadelphia

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Long Island:

Melissa Giordano, BroadwayWorld Long Island

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Maine:

Carla Maria Sullwold and Scott Moreau, BroadwayWorld Maine

CLICK HERE for more from Carla Maria and Scott!

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New Hampshire:

Daniel Adams, BroadwayWorld New Hampshire

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Rhode Island:

Veronica Bruscini and Robert Barossi, BroadwayWorld Rhode Island

CLICK HERE for more from Veronica and Robert!

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Ft. Myers/Naples, Florida:

Chris Silk, BroadwayWorld Ft. Myers/Naples

  • SHREK THE MUSICAL, Broadway Palm: click here
  • BOB: A LIFE IN FIVE ACTS, The Laboratory Theater of Florida: click here
  • THE HOUSE OF YES, The Laboratory Theater of Florida: click here
  • NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, Gulfshore Playhouse: click here

CLICK HERE for more from Chris!

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Orlando, Florida:

Kimberly Moy, BroadwayWorld Orlando

CLICK HERE for more from Kimberly!

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United Kingdom:

Carrie Dunn, BroadwayWorld UK

CLICK HERE for more from Carrie!

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Philippines:

Oliver Oliveros, Lee Cundangan, Nina Saldana, BroadwayWorld Philippines

CLICK HERE for more from Oliver, Lee and Nina!

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Toronto:

Kelly Cameron, BroadwayWorld Toronto

CLICK HERE for more from Kelly!

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Australia:

Jacqueline Bublitz, BroadwayWorld Australia

  • KING KONG - World Premiere Season from June 2013, Regent Theatre: click here
  • LEGALLY BLONDE The Musical - Princess Theatre: click here
  • GYPSY, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN & THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE - The Production Company 2013 Season: click here
  • Kristin Chenoweth in Concert - Wednesday 12th June, Hamer Hall: click here
  • Idina Menzel with Melbourne Pops Orchestra - Sunday 30th June, Hamer Hall: click here

CLICK HERE for more from Jacqueline!

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