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

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Birmingham (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 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 BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
Terrific New Theatre Goes Country With Musical Revue Beings Tomorrow Through 5/4 Terrific New Theatre Goes Country With Musical Revue Beings Tomorrow Through 5/4
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in Birmingham

Birmingham musician and storyteller Norton Dill, of local favorite The Dill Pickers, headlines TNT's next offering, 'Pump Boys and Dinettes.' The musical is the fifth production of the theatre's 32nd season and runs April 19 through May 4. (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 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 LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: These Comical Ladies are ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID at HOMEWOOD THEATRE BWW Review: These Comical Ladies are ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID at HOMEWOOD THEATRE
by David Edward Perry on April 06, 2018 in Birmingham

'Always a Bridesmaid' is a witty and fun comedy to enjoy with good friends. On one hand, you can relate to the bond these friends share. But mainly you can lean over and tell them during moment of hilarity, 'See, that's exactly what how your act sometimes!' (more...)
Announcing BWW Birmingham on Stage Facebook Group Announcing BWW Birmingham on Stage Facebook Group
by BWW News Desk on April 05, 2018 in Birmingham

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce we're launching a new Facebook Group for the Birmingham Theatre community, bringing together performers, audience members, theatre groups, and more to create a local space for discussion and networking. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More!
by BWW Special on April 06, 2018 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 THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and more! (more...)
BWW Review: INTERNATIONAL DELIGHTS Takes You on an Emotional Journey to Love at THEATRE DOWNTOWN BWW Review: INTERNATIONAL DELIGHTS Takes You on an Emotional Journey to Love at THEATRE DOWNTOWN
by David Edward Perry on March 30, 2018 in Birmingham

Theatre Downtown is offering 'International Delights' as a tapestry of six plays that are set in various locations all over the world. These plays are written by Rich Mansfield & Daniel Martin. Each play has a different director and cast. There is a through line in each of the plays that embrace the power of love and its many complicated layers. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More!
by BWW Special on March 30, 2018 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 PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! (more...)
100 Theaters Join Playwrights in The Nationwide Ticketing Initiative 100 Theaters Join Playwrights in The Nationwide Ticketing Initiative
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2018 in Birmingham

Playwrights Welcome, the nationwide free ticketing initiative created by Samuel French for Dramatists Guild of America members, is thrilled to announce that over 100 theaters have joined the program. These Participating Theaters, located in 26 states, have joined Playwrights Welcome to invest in the success and artistic health of our industry writers, and by extension, the vibrancy of the American theatre. (more...)
BWW Review: Angelic Voices Brings the Sunrise to ROMEO AND JULIET at OPERA BIRMINGHAM BWW Review: Angelic Voices Brings the Sunrise to ROMEO AND JULIET at OPERA BIRMINGHAM
by David Edward Perry on March 27, 2018 in Birmingham

There is a real pleasure in enjoying amazing voices telling a story in a language you do not know, and be able to understand the emotion conveyed by singers of exceptional skill. Opera Birmingham provided such wonder in 'Romeo and Juliet.' (more...)
Terrific New Theatre Goes Country With Musical Revue Terrific New Theatre Goes Country With Musical Revue
by BWW News Desk on March 26, 2018 in Birmingham

Birmingham musician and storyteller Norton Dill, of local favorite The Dill Pickers, headlines TNT's next offering, "Pump Boys and Dinettes." The musical is the fifth production of the theatre's 32nd season and runs April 19 through May 4. (more...)
Todd Schmidt Named Executive Director of Alabama Shakespeare Festival Todd Schmidt Named Executive Director of Alabama Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk on March 23, 2018 in Birmingham

The Alabama Shakespeare Festival Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Todd Schmidt as ASF's Executive Director. Todd joins the recently appointed Artistic Director, Rick Dildine, as co-leader of the State Theatre of Alabama. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/23 - PHANTOM, IN THE HEIGHTS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/23 - PHANTOM, IN THE HEIGHTS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on March 23, 2018 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 The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 3/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 3/20/2018
by BWW on March 20, 2018 in Birmingham

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/20/2018 for Birmingham (more...)
BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LION KING Roars With Excitement and Creative Wonder at BJCC CONCERT HALL BWW Review: DISNEY'S THE LION KING Roars With Excitement and Creative Wonder at BJCC CONCERT HALL
by David Edward Perry on March 20, 2018 in Birmingham

There is no comparison to the amazing creative expression director Julie Taymor has woven into Disney's 'The Lion King.' This beautiful presentation of the iconic animated film is built on a collective of striking theatrical elements indicative of theatre styles found on a global scale. The artistic expression found in this touring company is candy for your eyes and ears that you cannot get enough of. (more...)
Del Shores Returns To TNT For A Special Performance Of His Latest Solo Show Del Shores Returns To TNT For A Special Performance Of His Latest Solo Show
by BWW News Desk on March 19, 2018 in Birmingham

Texas-born writer, director, producer and actor Del Shores will once again bring his own brand of Southern humor to town when his new one-man show takes the stage at Terrific New Theatre - for one night only - on May 18 at 8 p.m. After the performance, the TNT audience will be treated to a meet-and-greet with the star. (more...)
BWW Interview: Actor Nick Cordileone Goes Green Sharing his Life as Timon in the National Tour of Disney's THE LION KING at the BJCC BWW Interview: Actor Nick Cordileone Goes Green Sharing his Life as Timon in the National Tour of Disney's THE LION KING at the BJCC
by David Edward Perry on March 18, 2018 in Birmingham

Nick Cordileone has spent the past eight years giving life to the wise cracking meerkat Timon in the national tour of Disney's The Lion King. His hilarious performance is accentuated with impressive puppetry. Cordileone brings a sharp wit and tender heart to the loyal friend of Simba and Pumbaa. Attributes that he is no stranger to. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/16 - IN THE HEIGHTS, GUYS AND DOLLS, MOTOWN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/16 - IN THE HEIGHTS, GUYS AND DOLLS, MOTOWN and More!
by BWW Special on March 16, 2018 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 The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/9 - WAITRESS, RAGTIME, CHICAGO, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/9 - WAITRESS, RAGTIME, CHICAGO, and More!
by BWW Special on March 09, 2018 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 The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
Deadline Announced for 2018 ICWP 50/50 Applause Awards for Theatre Gender Parity Nominations Deadline Announced for 2018 ICWP 50/50 Applause Awards for Theatre Gender Parity Nominations
by BWW News Desk on March 05, 2018 in Birmingham

The International Centre for Women Playwrights (ICWP) is proud to sponsor the seventh annual 50/50 Applause Award, celebrating theatres who achieve gender equity for playwrights in their 2017-2018 Season.  The nomination window for the 2017-2018 theatrical season is open! (more...)
BWW Previews: Compelling new Plays in the HUMAN RIGHTS NEW WORKS FESTIVAL at Red Mountain Theatre Company BWW Previews: Compelling new Plays in the HUMAN RIGHTS NEW WORKS FESTIVAL at Red Mountain Theatre Company
by David Edward Perry on March 05, 2018 in Birmingham

A series of fresh new plays and musicals are coming to Birmingham in the Human Rights New Works Festival at Red Mountain Theatre Company. You will be treated to a intimate format of staged readings with some of Birminghams top actors and singers. Festival runs March 15-18 (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/2 - ALLEGIANCE, RAGTIME, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/2 - ALLEGIANCE, RAGTIME, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on March 02, 2018 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 The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)
BWW Review: Theatre Tuscaloosa's  CABARET Entertains with Song, Dance and Decadences of the Dark Side of Love. BWW Review: Theatre Tuscaloosa's CABARET Entertains with Song, Dance and Decadences of the Dark Side of Love.
by David Edward Perry on February 27, 2018 in Birmingham

The production leaves you breathless with a wagon train of thoughts and emotions to process. I was entertained and at the same time shaken. This show acts as a bridge to the raw emotions of those struggling toward acceptance. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 25 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 25
by Audition Roundup on February 25, 2018 in Birmingham

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 25, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)