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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/23 - THE LION KING, FINDING NEVERLAND, and More!
by BWW Special on February 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...)
TNT presents Smart and Funny One Man Show BUYER & CELLAR TNT presents Smart and Funny One Man Show BUYER & CELLAR
by BWW News Desk on February 20, 2018 in Birmingham

??????? Terrific New Theatre presents the Alabama premiere of the hilarious and whimsical comedy "Buyer & Cellar." The production opens March 8 and continues through March 24, with shows on Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinees on March 11 and March 18 at 2:30 p.m. (more...)
BWW Feature: FORMA ARTS AND WELLNESS is a New Space for Birmingham's Artists and Teachers to Shine BWW Feature: FORMA ARTS AND WELLNESS is a New Space for Birmingham's Artists and Teachers to Shine
by David Edward Perry on February 20, 2018 in Birmingham

Forma Arts and Wellness is a new performing arts space located in downtown Birmingham. Creators Whitney Renfroe and Brandon Barranco have a passion to offer artists in all mediums a place to craft, rehearse and perform. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 2/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW on February 20, 2018 in Birmingham

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Birmingham (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18
by Audition Roundup on February 18, 2018 in Birmingham

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 18, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Red Mountain Theatre Company Launches Its Inaugural Human Rights New Works Festival Red Mountain Theatre Company Launches Its Inaugural Human Rights New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2018 in Birmingham

In this time when exclusion and divisiveness are so prevalent, there is perhaps nothing more vital to our community than live theatre. Inclusiveness is intrinsic, with people of all ages, races, and socio-economic backgrounds, who might not otherwise cross paths, joining together in the experience. As they witness the stories of characters, perhaps dissimilar from themselves, they are transformed, building natural empathy in a powerful way. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!
by BWW Special on February 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 HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! (more...)
BWW Interview: Making Black History - Actor PHIL LAMARR: In Voice and Vision BWW Interview: Making Black History - Actor PHIL LAMARR: In Voice and Vision
by David Edward Perry on February 13, 2018 in Birmingham

Phil LaMarr has been delivering incredibly rich characters to animation, film and the stage for the past thirty years. If you are not familiar with his name, you are sure to know his voice. (more...)
Clarence Brown Theatre Recommended for NEA Art Works Award for ALABAMA STORY Clarence Brown Theatre Recommended for NEA Art Works Award for ALABAMA STORY
by BWW News Desk on February 12, 2018 in Birmingham

???????The Clarence Brown Theatre has been recommended for a prestigious $15,000 "Art Works" award from the National Endowment for the Arts in support of the Southeast Premier of Alabama Story by Kenneth Jones running now through February 18th. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 11 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 11
by Audition Roundup on February 11, 2018 in Birmingham

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 11, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 11 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 11
by Audition Roundup on February 11, 2018 in Birmingham

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 11, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: Birmingham Festival Theatre got you Laughing when Einstein meets PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE BWW Review: Birmingham Festival Theatre got you Laughing when Einstein meets PICASSO AT THE LAPIN AGILE
by David Edward Perry on February 09, 2018 in Birmingham

"Picasso at the Lapin Agile" is a play with a playful heart and much optimism. Birmingham Festival Theatre brought this Steve Martin comedy to life with a hilarious cast. If you have ever wondered what would happen if Pablo Picasso and Albert Einstein met in a bar, this is for you. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on February 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 DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! (more...)
BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE is Vibrant with Song and Success at Red Mountain Theatre Company BWW Review: THE COLOR PURPLE is Vibrant with Song and Success at Red Mountain Theatre Company
by David Edward Perry on February 05, 2018 in Birmingham

'The Color Purple' was riveting due to its top talent, high energy and high production quality in every aspect of the performance.The vocals throughout the performance are rich with full harmonies, belting solos. The intimate stage springs alive with swashes of vibrant colors combined with familiar visual elements of traditional southern charm. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 4 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 4
by Audition Roundup on February 04, 2018 in Birmingham

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 4, 2018 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 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More!
by BWW Special on February 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 LES MIS, WAITRESS, PRSCILLA, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: It Was Hilarious Going BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Homewood Theatre BWW Review: It Was Hilarious Going BAREFOOT IN THE PARK at Homewood Theatre
by David Edward Perry on February 01, 2018 in Birmingham

'Barefoot in the Park' has all the elements of a traditional good ol' American sitcom. Newlyweds discovering emotional peaks and pitfalls, a tense parent-child dynamic, unresolved family issues, wise advice from a telephone repairman and a bohemian continental who lives in mystery upstairs. (more...)
BWW Review: Divine Comedy is Found in NUNSENSE at Terrific New Theatre BWW Review: Divine Comedy is Found in NUNSENSE at Terrific New Theatre
by David Edward Perry on January 29, 2018 in Birmingham

Five nuns sing, joke it up and dance in this hilarious musical. While frequently breaking the fourth wall to engage with the audience, the approachable cast makes 'Nunsense' funny and lighthearted. You'll feel as if you are at a live Las Vegas style variety show. (more...)
BWW Review: The Heat of CHICAGO Cools at Virginia Samford Theatre BWW Review: The Heat of CHICAGO Cools at Virginia Samford Theatre
by David Edward Perry on January 26, 2018 in Birmingham

This production of CHICAGO is enjoyable. I was expecting more of an energetic 'umph' from the leads. Without that, I felt the show's energy lacked cohesion from the beginning. It's opening weekend. If they can find that spark, this show will be one hot CHICAGO. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More!
by BWW Special on January 26, 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 HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: I Found Wicked Temptation in THE TRAGEDY OF CARMEN at Opera Birmingham BWW Review: I Found Wicked Temptation in THE TRAGEDY OF CARMEN at Opera Birmingham
by David Edward Perry on January 25, 2018 in Birmingham

Opera Birmingham delivered a trimmed version of "The Tragedy of Carmen" that did not loose a bit of its luster. The cabaret theater at the Red Mountain Theatre Company provided a perfect venue for this cast of powerful singers. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 1/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Birmingham - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW on January 20, 2018 in Birmingham

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Birmingham (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/19 - HAIRSPRAY, RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 19, 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 Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
NUNSENSE Comes To Terrific New Theatre This January NUNSENSE Comes To Terrific New Theatre This January
by BWW News Desk on January 18, 2018 in Birmingham

The hilarious musical comedy Nunsense is the first offering of the New Year for Terrific New Theatre (TNT), opening today, January 18, 2018.Written by Dan Goggin, and featuring the antics of five singing/dancing nuns, Nunsense runs until February 10, with shows today, Friday and Saturday at 8p.m. and on Sundays,January 28 and February 4, at 2:30p.m. (more...)
Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2018 in Birmingham

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive online theatre platform, is pleased to continue its recent expansion today with another new content initiative. Following the recent successful launches of Industry Insider, and Charity Corner, today we're introducing the 2018 Theatre Camp Guide. (more...)