Neil Shurley

Neil Shurley


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BWW Review: Revolutionary HAIR Still Wows at GLOW Lyric TheatreBWW Review: Revolutionary HAIR Still Wows at GLOW Lyric Theatre
Posted: Jul. 18, 2017


BWW Interview: TJ Jones IS The King for Centre Stage's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETBWW Interview: TJ Jones IS The King for Centre Stage's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
Posted: Jul. 20, 2017


BWW Interview: Kristina Riggle, author of Broadway-themed novel VIVIAN IN REDBWW Interview: Kristina Riggle, author of Broadway-themed novel VIVIAN IN RED
Posted: Aug. 9, 2017


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BWW Review: Mill Town Players' BYE BYE BIRDIE Will Make You Put on a Happy FaceBWW Review: Mill Town Players' BYE BYE BIRDIE Will Make You Put on a Happy Face
Posted: Jul. 16, 2017


BWW Review: THE LION KING Celebrates Life and Spectacle at The Peace CenterBWW Review: THE LION KING Celebrates Life and Spectacle at The Peace Center
Posted: Jun. 3, 2017


BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY brings colorful music and fun to Greenville Little TheatreBWW Review: HAIRSPRAY brings colorful music and fun to Greenville Little Theatre
Posted: Jun. 4, 2017


BWW Review: Revolutionary HAIR Still Wows at GLOW Lyric TheatreBWW Review: Revolutionary HAIR Still Wows at GLOW Lyric Theatre
Posted: Jul. 18, 2017


BWW Interview: Maegan Azar of INTIMATE APPAREL at Centre StageBWW Interview: Maegan Azar of INTIMATE APPAREL at Centre Stage
Posted: Jun. 6, 2017


BWW Review: SISTER ACT: THE MUSICAL Brings Music and Laughs to Centre StageBWW Review: SISTER ACT: THE MUSICAL Brings Music and Laughs to Centre Stage
Posted: Mar. 20, 2017


BWW Previews: GLOW LYRIC SUMMER FESTIVAL SEASON at Fine Arts CenterBWW Previews: GLOW LYRIC SUMMER FESTIVAL SEASON at Fine Arts Center
Posted: Jun. 29, 2017


BWW Interview: Kristina Riggle, author of Broadway-themed novel VIVIAN IN REDBWW Interview: Kristina Riggle, author of Broadway-themed novel VIVIAN IN RED
August 9, 2017

'Vivian in Red is about owning your story, and that means all of it...your triumphs and your mistakes, both.'

BWW Interview: TJ Jones IS The King for Centre Stage's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTETBWW Interview: TJ Jones IS The King for Centre Stage's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
July 20, 2017

'I hope the old will reminisce, the young will find interest in these characters, and everybody will wanna just dance.'

BWW Review: Revolutionary HAIR Still Wows at GLOW Lyric TheatreBWW Review: Revolutionary HAIR Still Wows at GLOW Lyric Theatre
July 18, 2017

Director Jenna Tamisiea and music director Christian Elser put a talented cast through a physical and emotional journey that still feels revolutionary. They'll wow you with their stamina, their marvelous musicianship (including a crack live band), and their raw emotional power.

BWW Review: Mill Town Players' BYE BYE BIRDIE Will Make You Put on a Happy FaceBWW Review: Mill Town Players' BYE BYE BIRDIE Will Make You Put on a Happy Face
July 16, 2017

Mill Town's Bye Bye Birdie is guaranteed to make you put on a happy face.

BWW Previews: OTHELLO at Warehouse Theatre - Interview with co-directors Maegen Azar & Anne TromsnessBWW Previews: OTHELLO at Warehouse Theatre - Interview with co-directors Maegen Azar & Anne Tromsness
July 13, 2017

'This play has been known throughout history to turn a lens onto the audience's own moral compass, and I hope that people will walk away from this show willing to talk about the issues it brings up. Too many times we hide from those challenging dialogues, but through art and storytelling, we can hopefully help to engage conversation in our communities.'

BWW Interview: Reed Halvorson, Director of BYE BYE BIRDIE Opening This Weekend at Mill Town PlayersBWW Interview: Reed Halvorson, Director of BYE BYE BIRDIE Opening This Weekend at Mill Town Players
July 9, 2017

I'm really excited about this play, it's really coming together. Musicals are never easy, but as we chip away over these last few days, I'm seeing a show come together with an infectious spirit perfect for this theatre.

BWW Interview: Julie Klam, Author of THE STARS IN OUR EYES, Coming 7/18 from Riverhead BooksBWW Interview: Julie Klam, Author of THE STARS IN OUR EYES, Coming 7/18 from Riverhead Books
June 29, 2017

Her previous books have examined personal relationships with family, friends, and pets. This time she sets her sights on a more ephemeral relationship, that of the public with their beloved celebrities.

BWW Previews: GLOW LYRIC SUMMER FESTIVAL SEASON at Fine Arts CenterBWW Previews: GLOW LYRIC SUMMER FESTIVAL SEASON at Fine Arts Center
June 29, 2017

Tamisiea's collaborative directorial style, coupled with her strong visual sense and Elser's top-notch musicianship make GLOW Lyric productions always worth seeing. And whether you see all three shows in one weekend or spread out the joy over the course of the month, you owe yourself the experience. Trust my authority on this one.

BWW Interview: Antoinette Hall of INTIMATE APPAREL at Centre StageBWW Interview: Antoinette Hall of INTIMATE APPAREL at Centre Stage
June 12, 2017

'What I latched onto with this show is love and how it presents itself in different relationships and circumstances.'

BWW Interview: Maegan Azar of INTIMATE APPAREL at Centre StageBWW Interview: Maegan Azar of INTIMATE APPAREL at Centre Stage
June 6, 2017

'The play's text is so rich with details, and you really have to mine it, investigate it like a detective, to find everything out about your character that you can.'

BWW Interview: Delia Cabe, author of STORIED BARS OF NEW YORKBWW Interview: Delia Cabe, author of STORIED BARS OF NEW YORK
June 5, 2017

For as long as there have been bars in New York City, writers have congregated in their local watering holes to fight writer's block, find inspiration, and mostly, to drink. In this visual and historical celebration of New York's spirited literary past, Delia Cabe offers a fascinating field guide to all the best writerly taverns and bookish watering holes in New York City.

BWW Review: HAIRSPRAY brings colorful music and fun to Greenville Little TheatreBWW Review: HAIRSPRAY brings colorful music and fun to Greenville Little Theatre
June 4, 2017

Greenville Little Theatre delivers great music, fabulous dancing and a still relevant message with their colorful new production of the musical Hairspray.

BWW Review: THE LION KING Celebrates Life and Spectacle at The Peace CenterBWW Review: THE LION KING Celebrates Life and Spectacle at The Peace Center
June 3, 2017

The Lion King is a grand celebration of the magic of theatre and, yes, the circle of life.

BWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING Brings Exquisite Tension to the Warehouse TheatreBWW Review: SPRING AWAKENING Brings Exquisite Tension to the Warehouse Theatre
May 27, 2017

The Warehouse Theatre's production of Spring Awakening bursts forth from that exquisite tension between shame and desire.

BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Drew Hirshfield Celebrates the Simple Power and Connection of Live TheatreBWW Interview: THE LION KING's Drew Hirshfield Celebrates the Simple Power and Connection of Live Theatre
May 21, 2017

The awe-inspiring spectacle of The Lion King returns to Greenville's Peace Center on May 31 for an extended run. We spoke to Drew Hirshfield, who plays Zazu in the current touring production.

BWW Previews: SPRING AWAKENING Brings Passion and Music to Warehouse TheatreBWW Previews: SPRING AWAKENING Brings Passion and Music to Warehouse Theatre
May 17, 2017

Friendship and puberty, past and present, angst and passion. What could be better fuel for a rock musical?

BWW Previews: SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN Brings Honesty, Humor and Music to Mill Town PlayersBWW Previews: SMOKE ON THE MOUNTAIN Brings Honesty, Humor and Music to Mill Town Players
May 14, 2017

With all the challenging and often negative things we have to deal with in today's world, this show offers an escape to a simpler time.

BWW Review: Flawed but fascinating DELIKATESSEN opens at Centre StageBWW Review: Flawed but fascinating DELIKATESSEN opens at Centre Stage
May 14, 2017

Can we ever really let go of the past? Should we? Is it possible to forgive but not forget? These are some of the questions explored in Delikatessen, a new play currently making its regional premiere at Centre Stage.

BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN Brings Hilarity and Music to the Peace CenterBWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN Brings Hilarity and Music to the Peace Center
April 13, 2017

In the best possible way, Something Rotten is a circular argument celebrating its own existence. It's a glorious, hilarious, tuneful tribute to that pinnacle of theatrical entertainment, the modern, mainstream American musical.

BWW Review: Greenville Little Theatre embraces the silliness of LYING IN STATEBWW Review: Greenville Little Theatre embraces the silliness of LYING IN STATE
April 9, 2017

Lying in State, a comedy by David C. Hyer, takes place entirely in a funeral parlor, where Ed takes center stage. In a casket. It seems that Ed died in a gunfight with home invaders. Unfortunately, it may have only been squirrels that were trying to invade his home - giant purple squirrels.



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