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Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 4/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Atlanta - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW on April 20, 2018 in Atlanta

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Atlanta (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More!
by BWW Special on April 20, 2018 in Atlanta

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
Hollywood And Broadway Character Actor Stars In Springer Comedy Hollywood And Broadway Character Actor Stars In Springer Comedy
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Atlanta

Brian Reddy has shared the big screen with Robert DeNiro, Joe Pecci, Pierce Brosnan and Richard Gere. He's been directed by Martin Scorsese, the Coen Brothers and Mike Nichols. He has appeared on Broadway with the likes of Scarlett Johansson, Patti Lupone and Sam Waterston. (more...)
Fox Theatre to Host Atlanta Pride's Stonewall Celebrations Fox Theatre to Host Atlanta Pride's Stonewall Celebrations
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Atlanta

???????The Atlanta Pride Committee and The LGBT Institute at The National Center for Civil and Human Rights are proud to partner with the Fox Theatre to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the legendary Stonewall Riots, which became a watershed moment for the LGBTQ civil and human rights movement in America. This first-of-its kind event in Atlanta features a comedy show with Wanda Sykes and Tig Notaro at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, June 20 at 8 p.m. The celebration continues with a drag show and performance by the legendary rock band Blondie on Friday, June 22 at 8 p.m. at the Fox Theatre. Local LGBTQ advocate and activist Feroza Syed will serve as the emcee for both events. (more...)
Atlanta Pride's Stonewall Celebrations Come to Fox Theatre Atlanta Pride's Stonewall Celebrations Come to Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Atlanta

The Atlanta Pride Committee and The LGBT Institute at The National Center for Civil and Human Rights are proud to partner with theFox Theatre to celebrate the 29th anniversary of the legendary Stonewall Riots, which became a watershed moment for the LGBTQ civil and human rights movement in America. This first-of-its kind event in Atlanta features a comedy show with Wanda Sykes and Tig Notaro at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, June 20 at 8 p.m. The celebration continues with a drag show and performance by the legendary rock band Blondie on Friday, June 22 at 8 p.m. at the Fox Theatre. Local LGBTQ advocate and activist Feroza Syed will serve as the emcee for both events. (more...)
BWW Interview: Josh Grisetti of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Fox Theatre Talks Shakespeare and Giggling Onstage BWW Interview: Josh Grisetti of SOMETHING ROTTEN! at Fox Theatre Talks Shakespeare and Giggling Onstage
by Hannah Montgomery on April 16, 2018 in Atlanta

Straight from Broadway, SOMETHING ROTTEN! is currently on tour across the country, and is coming to the Fox Theatre in Atlanta this week. SOMETHING ROTTEN! is a musical filled with laughs, it is a 'valentine to the theatre', and one not to be missed by musical theatre fans. BroadwayWorld spoke with Josh Grisetti who plays Nigel Bottom in SOMETHING ROTTEN! on tour, and played the same role in the Broadway production. (more...)
Shuler Awards Students Building Bright Futures With Georgia Lottery-Funded HOPE Scholarship Shuler Awards Students Building Bright Futures With Georgia Lottery-Funded HOPE Scholarship
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2018 in Atlanta

Each year thousands of Georgia high school students participate in the Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards. The year-long program culminates in an awards show featuring the next generation of Georgia's musical theatre talent. Presented by the Georgia Lottery, this year's awards show will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) over its nine-station statewide television network live from Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 19, 2018 from 7-9 pm. (more...)
Country Music Hall Of Famer Vince Gill To Headline Atlanta's Fox Theatre Country Music Hall Of Famer Vince Gill To Headline Atlanta's Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2018 in Atlanta

Twenty-one time Grammy Award-winning country music superstar Vince Gill will be returning to headline Atlanta's Fox Theatre on Saturday, Nov. 3 at 7:30 p.m. for the first time in 25 years. Gill's last headlining performance at the Fox was in 1992, making this a historical moment for the city and fans alike. (more...)
Photo Flash: A Look At The Springer Opera House's Production Of PERFECT ARRANGEMENT Photo Flash: A Look At The Springer Opera House's Production Of PERFECT ARRANGEMENT
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2018 in Atlanta

The 1950s was the golden age of the tv sitcom: I Love Lucy, Dennis the Menace, Leave it to Beaver, the Honeymooners, Ozzie and Harriet and dozens of others. The Fifties was also the era of the infamous Red Scare, a campaign to root out communists in government, entertainment, education and art. (more...)
Out Front Theatre Company Concludes 2017-18 Season With SORDID LIVES Out Front Theatre Company Concludes 2017-18 Season With SORDID LIVES
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2018 in Atlanta

Out Front Theatre Company is closing out a spectacular second season with Del Shores' Sordid Lives. Hitting the stage May 3-20, the theater's rendition of the classic comedy will reflect the current times and bring a new spin to the show with an all African American cast portraying the Sordid Lives family members for the first time in the show's history! (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 15 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 15
by Audition Roundup on April 15, 2018 in Atlanta

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 15, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at RIPE FRENZY at Synchronicity Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at RIPE FRENZY at Synchronicity Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 14, 2018 in Atlanta

Atlanta's Synchronicity Theatre opened the rolling premiere of Jennifer Barclay's new play, Ripe Frenzy on April 13th! (more...)
Springer Opera House To Produce Award Winning Comedy By Georgia's Rising Star Playwright, Topher Payne Springer Opera House To Produce Award Winning Comedy By Georgia's Rising Star Playwright, Topher Payne
by BWW News Desk on April 13, 2018 in Atlanta

???????The 1950s was the golden age of the tv sitcom: I Love Lucy, Dennis the Menace, Leave it to Beaver, the Honeymooners, Ozzie and Harriet and dozens of others.  The Fifties was also the era of the infamous Red Scare, a campaign to root out communists in government, entertainment, education and art.   (more...)
Fox Theatre to Host My Favorite Murder Fox Theatre to Host My Favorite Murder
by BWW News Desk on April 13, 2018 in Atlanta

Following up on their sold-out winter and upcoming European tours, true-crime comedy podcast "My Favorite Murder" has announced a 16-date fall tour with a stop at Atlanta's Fox Theatre on Friday, Nov. 9 at 8 p.m. (more...)
Love Big Dance Numbers? Watch Shuler Awards On GPB Love Big Dance Numbers? Watch Shuler Awards On GPB
by BWW News Desk on April 13, 2018 in Atlanta

???????If you can't get enough My Fair Lady and Cabaret, you'd rather see Into the Woods than go camping, and Hamilton is your favorite President, you'll want to watch the 10th Anniversary of the Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards! (more...)
XPT To Showcase Original, Innovative Puppetry Works For Adults At The Center For Puppetry Arts XPT To Showcase Original, Innovative Puppetry Works For Adults At The Center For Puppetry Arts
by BWW News Desk on April 13, 2018 in Atlanta

The Center for Puppetry Arts will soon present a series of original puppetry pieces during its highly anticipated Xperimental Puppetry Theater (XPT), May 10-13. Throughout XPT, artists from all disciplines will work together to produce, workshop and perform inspired, original works for adult audiences. The talented artists will cover a full range of styles, including live performances, short films and an art installation in a chance to experiment and collaborate with their peers under the guidance of Center for Puppetry Arts staff. (more...)
GET's BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Opens April 12 GET's BUDDY - THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY Opens April 12
by BWW News Desk on April 13, 2018 in Atlanta

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET), North Fulton's only professional theatre company, will cap its 25th Silver Anniversary Season sponsored by The Thoresen Foundation, with what's been dubbed as the world's most successful rock & roll musical, Buddy - the Buddy Holly Story. (more...)
Georgia Ensemble Announces 26th Season Georgia Ensemble Announces 26th Season
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2018 in Atlanta

Georgia Ensemble Theatre (GET) Co-Founder and Producing Artistic Director Anita Allen-Farley has announced Season 26 of the professional theatre company in North Fulton County. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on April 13, 2018 in Atlanta

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
Alliance Theatre And Atlanta Symphony Announce Imaginative Staging Of CANDIDE Alliance Theatre And Atlanta Symphony Announce Imaginative Staging Of CANDIDE
by BWW News Desk on April 11, 2018 in Atlanta

The Alliance Theatre is pleased to announce its upcoming production of CANDIDE, directed by Alliance Theatre Jennings Hertz Artistic Director Susan V. Booth with musical direction by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Music Director Robert Spano.  Performances are May 9 - 20, 2018 in Symphony Hall, while the Alliance Theatre undergoes a complete renovation.  Opening night is Friday, May 11.  (more...)
Dad's Garage Television Premieres Three New Works At Atlanta Film Festival Dad's Garage Television Premieres Three New Works At Atlanta Film Festival
by BWW News Desk on April 11, 2018 in Atlanta

Have you been feeling kind of glum? Do you want to get your laugh on? Are your spring allergies so bad that you simply cannot risk being exposed to the elements? If you answered yes to any of those questions, then come on down to Dad's Garage, where we are hosting the Atlanta Film Festival comedy films. (more...)
Broadway In Atlanta Offers Discounted Student Rush Tickets For SOMETHING ROTTEN! Broadway In Atlanta Offers Discounted Student Rush Tickets For SOMETHING ROTTEN!
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2018 in Atlanta

???????Fifth Third Bank Broadway in Atlanta will offer a special $30 Student Rush Ticket for the Atlanta engagement of Something Rotten!, playing at The Fox Theatre April 17-22. Students simply need to bring valid college student identification with them to the Fox Theatre Box Office two hours prior to each performance. The Student Rush Ticket price will be valid for all performances with a two-ticket limit per student ID. Student Rush Tickets are subject to availability and will be sold from best available, which may include limited view locations. (more...)
CCCEPA/Pebblebrook Presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN CCCEPA/Pebblebrook Presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2018 in Atlanta

The Cobb County Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts (CCCEPA) magnet program at Pebblebrook High School presents the award-winning hit Broadway musical Catch Me If You Can May 4 & 5 at 8PM and May 5 & 6 at 3PM. Performances are at the Cobb County Civic Center's Jennie T. Anderson Theatre. (more...)
Saycon Sengbloh to Headline Actor's Express Gala Saycon Sengbloh to Headline Actor's Express Gala
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2018 in Atlanta

Actor's Express will present its gala Broadway at Atlanta Contemporary on Saturday, May 5 from 7-10 PM. The 2018 Gala will feature Broadway and TV star actress Saycon Sengbloh with special guest Eric Graise. The evening will be held at Atlanta Contemporary and filled with live Broadway entertainment, delicious food and drinks, and unique live and silent auctions all to benefit AE during our 30th Anniversary Season. (more...)
CAMP BROADWAY Names Atlanta Teen First Youth Journalist In YouTube Series CAMP BROADWAY Names Atlanta Teen First Youth Journalist In YouTube Series
by BWW News Desk on April 09, 2018 in Atlanta

???????Camp Broadway LLC, the award-winning youth enrichment company, has named Atlanta culture blogger, Marshall W. Mabry IV, age 16, the company's first "insider" youth correspondent. Beginning immediately, Marshall will produce a series of vlogs (video blogs) for Camp Broadway's new series called "Shtick," which will be featured on the company's YouTube channel http://bit.ly/CBshtick and officially launch in June. 'Shtick' is derived from the Yiddish word shtik, meaning 'piece'; it is a gimmick, comic routine or one's characteristic attribute, talent, or trait. Marshall will be covering the people and events behind Broadway and touring shows. (more...)