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TNT Offers 'THE BIG MEAL' this November TNT Offers 'THE BIG MEAL' this November
by BWW News Desk on October 17, 2017 in Birmingham

Terrific New Theatre (TNT) continues its 32nd season with the dramedy The Big Meal opening Friday, November 3, 2017. (more...)
BWW Review:  BOOK OF MORMON Brings Comical Irreverence to Birmingham BWW Review: BOOK OF MORMON Brings Comical Irreverence to Birmingham
by David Edward Perry on October 14, 2017 in Birmingham

At its core, THE BOOK OF MORMON is a typical buddy comedy/fish out of water scenario infused with powerhouse song and dance. Added to the mix is a heavy, heavy dose of R rated flavors and an unapologetic irreverence. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 2017 in Birmingham

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 ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
BWW Review: Audrey Cardwell and Veronica Kuehn bring a BROADWAY NIGHT AT THE CABARET to Red Mountain Theatre Company BWW Review: Audrey Cardwell and Veronica Kuehn bring a BROADWAY NIGHT AT THE CABARET to Red Mountain Theatre Company
by David Edward Perry on October 08, 2017 in Birmingham

Audrey Cardwell returns to the Red Mountain stage where she had her humble beginnings as a child in the RMTC Conservatory. Cardwell shares the stage with her talented and hilarious friend Veronica Kuehn. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 2017 in Birmingham

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 HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 1 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 1
by Audition Roundup on October 01, 2017 in Birmingham

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 1, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: It is Fun Riding Shotgun in BECKY'S NEW CAR at   Birmingham Festival Theatre BWW Review: It is Fun Riding Shotgun in BECKY'S NEW CAR at Birmingham Festival Theatre
by David Edward Perry on September 30, 2017 in Birmingham

Becky's New Car is comedy where you ride shotgun with a middle aged woman's journey to find clarity in self worth, fidelity and second chances. With no map and no clue, she finds herself lost at the middle of a quirky comedy with no exit in sight. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More!
by BWW Special on September 29, 2017 in Birmingham

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 BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, A CHORUS LINE, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: THE 39 STEPS Lead You to Laughs at Theatre Tuscaloosa BWW Review: THE 39 STEPS Lead You to Laughs at Theatre Tuscaloosa
by David Edward Perry on September 28, 2017 in Birmingham

THE 39 STEPS at Theatre Tuscaloosa gets many honest laughs with creative stage techniques and hilarious actors. (more...)
BWW Review: Alabama Talent Fills The Spotlight in A CHORUS LINE at Virginia Samford Theatre BWW Review: Alabama Talent Fills The Spotlight in A CHORUS LINE at Virginia Samford Theatre
by David Edward Perry on September 27, 2017 in Birmingham

Virginia Samford Theatre's production of A Chorus Line successfully leads the audience to feel the colossal emotion behind a dancer saying those six memorable words, 'God, I hope I get it!' (more...)
Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards! Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Birmingham Awards!
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Birmingham

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! Regional productions, touring shows, community theatre and more are all included, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. Our local editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through October 31. (more...)
Wizard World Announces 2018 Comic Con Schedule Wizard World Announces 2018 Comic Con Schedule
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2017 in Birmingham

Pushing ahead with an aggressive move into new markets while retaining many of its most popular venues, Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced the first iteration of its 2018 calendar, securing a total of 17 events, including 11 holdovers from successful 2017 shows. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24
by Audition Roundup on September 24, 2017 in Birmingham

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 24, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 2017 in Birmingham

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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in Birmingham

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Birmingham (more...)
BWW Review:    Terrific New Theatre has a key to the Comedy Townhouse in THE TRIBUTE ARTIST BWW Review: Terrific New Theatre has a key to the Comedy Townhouse in THE TRIBUTE ARTIST
by David Edward Perry on September 19, 2017 in Birmingham

The Tribute Artist by Charles Busch has the structure of a classic 40's comedy. Silly situations, gender bending, zingy one-liners and fluctuating sexual tensions are afoot. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17
by Audition Roundup on September 17, 2017 in Birmingham

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 17, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review:  The Dark Comedy TREVOR is not Monkeying Around at Theatre Downtown BWW Review: The Dark Comedy TREVOR is not Monkeying Around at Theatre Downtown
by David Edward Perry on September 18, 2017 in Birmingham

Trevor is no longer the cute and cuddly chimp from his old days on variety shows of the likes of Sonny and Cher and Barbara Mandrel. He's now an adult chimpanzee wracked with cabin fever and dreams to get back to Hollywood. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 2017 in Birmingham

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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 10 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 10
by Audition Roundup on September 10, 2017 in Birmingham

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 10, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on September 08, 2017 in Birmingham

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 FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 3 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 3
by Audition Roundup on September 03, 2017 in Birmingham

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 3, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More!
by BWW Special on September 01, 2017 in Birmingham

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 My Fair Lady, Pippin, and More! (more...)
VIDEO: ARTRAGEOUS Comes to Broadway Theatre League VIDEO: ARTRAGEOUS Comes to Broadway Theatre League
by BWW News Desk on August 28, 2017 in Birmingham

Watch the paint sing in Artrageous for one performance only on SeptemberĀ 28 atĀ 7:00 p.m. (more...)
BWW Review:  Homewood Theatre Brings a Classy Night of Cabaret with BILL BUGG AND FRIENDS: SONGS FROM THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK BWW Review: Homewood Theatre Brings a Classy Night of Cabaret with BILL BUGG AND FRIENDS: SONGS FROM THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK
by David Edward Perry on August 25, 2017 in Birmingham

BILL BUGG AND FRIENDS: SONGS FROM THE GREAT AMERICAN SONGBOOK is a great throwback to the intimate piano bar shows that showcase hot numbers and cool singers. (more...)