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Photo Flash: Chester Theatre Company presents FOLK Photo Flash: Chester Theatre Company presents FOLK
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Boston

For Winnie, a Guinness-hoisting nun, and Stephen, a shy maintenance worker, Friday nights are for playing and singing. Until sixteen-year-old Kayleigh lobs a brick through Winnie's window. (more...)
Marblehead School of Ballet Celebrates 46th Anniversary, Launches 2017-2018 Season Marblehead School of Ballet Celebrates 46th Anniversary, Launches 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Boston

The Marblehead School of Ballet (MSB) celebrates its 46th anniversary this fall with a new season of classes for 2017-2018, beginning on Monday, August 28.  Classes are taught at the school's studio, located at 115 Pleasant Street, in picturesque Marblehead, Massachusetts. (more...)
New England Debut of CLUE Headlines Cape Playhouse's 2018 Season New England Debut of CLUE Headlines Cape Playhouse's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Boston

Michael Rader, Producing Artistic Director of The Cape Playhouse, today announced the 2018 summer line-up for the historic Playhouse's 92nd season. (more...)
'Tremont Takeover' to Launch Local Music Series at Boch Center 'Tremont Takeover' to Launch Local Music Series at Boch Center
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Boston

Lysten Boston and the Boch Center announced today a new partnership to present local music in the iconic Wang Theatre Grand Lobby. (more...)
2018 Season Announced at The Cape Playhouse 2018 Season Announced at The Cape Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Boston

Michael Rader, Producing Artistic Director of The Cape Playhouse, today announced the 2018 summer line-up for the historic Playhouse's 92nd season. The six-play schedule will feature three plays and three musicals-including three Playhouse premieres-in a season featuring Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning shows and the New England premiere of an exciting new production of the classic movie Clue.  (more...)
Cape Rep Theatre to Present A NEW BRAIN Cape Rep Theatre to Present A NEW BRAIN
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Boston

Cape Rep Theatre's 32nd season continues with the Cape Cod premiere of A New Brain, music and lyrics by William Finn, book by William Finn and James Lapine September 14th through October 15th. (more...)
WHAT WE WERE Receives World Premiere Workshop WHAT WE WERE Receives World Premiere Workshop
by BWW News Desk on August 18, 2017 in Boston

Jackson & Caitlin Teeley, in cooperation with The Egremont Barn, is proud to announce the world premiere stage-workshop production What We Were, a new musical. What We Were is a stage adaptation of the 2015 short film by the same name created by Jackson Teeley, Corey Potter and Wilder Bunke. This world premiere workshop features the original three songs from the short film, plus an expanded score with music and lyrics by Jackson Teeley, and an original book by Jackson & Caitlin Teeley. (more...)
Commonwealth Shakespeare's 'Shakespeare and the Law' Series to Continue with MEASURE FOR MEASURE Commonwealth Shakespeare's 'Shakespeare and the Law' Series to Continue with MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Boston

Commonwealth Shakespeare Company (CSC), in collaboration with the Boston Lawyers' Chapter of the Federalist Society, will present its annual Shakespeare and the Law series, focusing this fall on Shakespeare's Measure for Measure, directed by CSC's Associate Artistic Director Adam Sanders and produced by McCarter & English partner Daniel J. Kelly.  (more...)
Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater to Present Am Hayam Jewish Film Festival Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater to Present Am Hayam Jewish Film Festival
by Movies News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Boston

Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater is proud to present six nights of engaging film August 29 - September 13, at the theater's first Am HaYam Jewish Film Festival. (more...)
Win Tickets to See Andy Mientus's BURN ALL NIGHT on Opening Night at A.R.T. Win Tickets to See Andy Mientus's BURN ALL NIGHT on Opening Night at A.R.T.
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Boston

Today, the American Repertory Theater, TBD Theatricals, and the team of Burn All Night announce a digital scavenger hunt. (more...)
Reagle Announces Fall 2017 Concert Season Reagle Announces Fall 2017 Concert Season
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Boston

Reagle Music Theatre of Greater Boston announces its highly anticipated fall concert season featuring unforgettable music from Ol' Blue Eyes to the Bee Gees.  You won't believe your eyes - or ears!  Three tribute concerts will deliver authentic costumes, staging and vocals of some of the most beloved entertainers of all time:  Barbra & Frank: The Concert That Never Was (Sept 17), ABBAMANIA (Canada) (Oct 1), and Night Fever: An Evening of the Bee Gees (Nov 12).  Sing along to your favorite tunes from "Fly Me To the Moon" to "Stayin' Alive."  All shows are one-time-only, 2:00 pm matinees at Reagle Music Theatre, 617 Lexington  Street, Waltham Mass.   (more...)
The Yard Announces Schonberg (Boston) Fellowship Residency The Yard Announces Schonberg (Boston) Fellowship Residency
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Boston

The SCHONBERG (BOSTON) FELLOWS is a pilot mentored residency initiative that connects The Yard to the professional dance community of Boston, created in partnership (and appreciation) with the Arts and Culture Program of The Boston Foundation, the city's community trust. The Yard´s Chloe Jones and David R. White have curated the 2017 group of artists, looking both at early choreographic achievement and future creative potential. Peter DiMuro, McKersin Previlus, and the duo of Claire Johannes and Jordan Jamil Ahmed are the first wave of dedicated artists to take the plunge. Old friend and acclaimed David Parker, the Boston-bred choreographer/singer/percussive dancer who leads The Bang Group (TapTheYard; Nut/Cracked), is the mentoring ghost in the machine. (more...)
Off the Grid Theatre Company to Present THE WEIRD This September Off the Grid Theatre Company to Present THE WEIRD This September
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Boston

Off the Grid, the bold young company that brought you the critically acclaimed and award winning production of Blasted last season, is brewing up something completely new. At the intersection of witchcraft and politics is The Weird, a play that explores varying degrees of magic in a way that communes with the contentious time our nation is in. (more...)
Sandra Bernhard to Bring 'SANDRA MONICA BLVD' to The Crown & Anchor Sandra Bernhard to Bring 'SANDRA MONICA BLVD' to The Crown & Anchor
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Boston

Producer Rick Murray welcomes the multi-talented Sandra Bernhard back to Provincetown for two performances only, Monday, August 28 and Tuesday, August 29 at 8:00 p.m. in the Paramount Theatre at The Crown & Anchor. Bernhard will be performing her show, Sandra Monica Blvd: Coast to Coast, which will feature her band, The Sandyland Squad. (more...)
Photo Flash: North Shore Music Theatre Is 'Puttin' On the Ritz' with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Photo Flash: North Shore Music Theatre Is 'Puttin' On the Ritz' with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Boston

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN is currently playing at North Shore Music Theatre through August 27, 2017, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Boston

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 Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
LATE NITE CATECHISM 2: SISTER STRIKES AGAIN! at Stoneham Theatre LATE NITE CATECHISM 2: SISTER STRIKES AGAIN! at Stoneham Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Boston

Colleen Moore stars as Sister in Late Nite Catechism 2: Sister Strikes Again! playing at Stoneham Theatre August 24-27, 2017. (more...)
Review Roundup: Aaron Tveit Led COMPANY at Barrington Stage Review Roundup: Aaron Tveit Led COMPANY at Barrington Stage
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Boston

Aaron Tveit (Broadway's Catch Me If You Can, Next to Normal), who returns to Barrington Stage Company after previously playing 'Matt' in the 2007 production of Calvin Berger, stars as 'Bobby' in Company at BSC. BroadwayWorld has a first look at Tveit and the cast in action below! (more...)
Plymouth Bay Cultural District to Host First Annual ART & MUSIC ON NORTH Plymouth Bay Cultural District to Host First Annual ART & MUSIC ON NORTH
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Boston

Plymouth Bay Cultural District, America's hometown destination for arts and culture, presents its first annual Art & Music on North on Saturday, August 26, from 10 am to 4 pm throughout North Street in Plymouth.  The event is free and open to the public in collaboration with the Downtown Plymouth Waterfront Festival. (more...)
Ben Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES to Play Provincetown Ben Rimalower's PATTI ISSUES to Play Provincetown
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Boston

Producer Mark Cortale will present writer and performer Ben Rimalower's celebrated autobiographical comedy Patti Issues for one show only on Monday, August 28 at 9:30 PM at The Art House in Provincetown, MA.  (more...)
THE MENOPAUSAL MERMAID to Premiere at Boston's Club Cafe THE MENOPAUSAL MERMAID to Premiere at Boston's Club Cafe
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Boston

In Michael Gaucher's new drag parody, THE MENOPAUSAL MERMAID, Ariel (of The Little Mermaid fame) is back on stage spilling all the Tea about Eric - the man she THOUGHT she loved and Ursula - the sea hag who ruined her life.  Ariel is older, wiser, and she doesn't have a single F#*k to give!   (more...)
Joe Iconis and Family Take Over Barrington Stage Company for One Night Only Next Month Joe Iconis and Family Take Over Barrington Stage Company for One Night Only Next Month
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in Boston

After many summers of blowing the roof off of Mr. Finn's Cabaret, Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in Downtown Pittsfield, MA under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, proudly presents Joe Iconis and Family TAKE OVER! on Sunday, September 3, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Sutton Foster Performs at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center Photo Coverage: Sutton Foster Performs at Mahaiwe Performing Arts Center
by Stephen Sorokoff on August 15, 2017 in Boston

Somewhere In Time, after another century of marvelous concerts at the MAHAIWE I'm sure Great Barrington audiences will be pointing out that the extraordinarily gifted Broadway star Sutton Foster sang here.  But as they gaze at the historic entertainment photos displayed on the walls of it's lower lobby they will only be able to imagine the heavenly sounds of Sutton Foster's voice.  They will not be able to experience how Sutton held an audience spell bound with singing that makes you want to cheer after every selection, except for the fact that you don't want to interrupt the exceptional musical moment.  (more...)
BWW Review: N.E. Premiere of Israel Horovitz Comedy, OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES BWW Review: N.E. Premiere of Israel Horovitz Comedy, OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES
by Nancy Grossman on August 14, 2017 in Boston

Founding Artistic Director of Gloucester Stage Company returns to direct the New England premiere of his latest comedy, OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES. Paula Plum, Sarah Hickler, Obehi Janice, and Debra Wise play four diverse women who meet in a spacious Paris apartment to remember and memorialize the recently departed 100-year old man who had lived there and loved them all during the last half century. (more...)
The Second City Brings New Show to Cape Playhouse 9/5- 9 ! The Second City Brings New Show to Cape Playhouse 9/5- 9 !
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Boston

The Second City, Chicago's legendary sketch and improv comedy theater, returns to The Cape Playhouse for a special fall engagement with a new show, The Best of The Second City. This must-see show features the best sketches and songs from The Second City's 55-year history made famous by superstars like Tina Fey, Stephen Colbert, Steve Carell, Gilda Radner, Bill Murray and more-- as well as their trademark improvisation. Come see where it all began during this special 5- performance engagement, playing September 5-9. (more...)