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Rick Springfield To Perform At Indian Ranch Rick Springfield To Perform At Indian Ranch
by BWW News Desk on May 21, 2018 in Boston

Indian Ranch announced that Rick Springfield will perform in Webster, MA on Saturday, September 15th as part of the 2018 Yuengling Summer Concert Series. Tickets go on-sale Thursday, May 24, 2018 at 10:00 AM at www.indianranch.com. (more...)
Open Theatre Project Presents GAY SHORTS Open Theatre Project Presents GAY SHORTS
by BWW News Desk on May 20, 2018 in Boston

Open Theatre Project's GAY SHORTS: We Are Family is back for the second year in a row featuring an evening of short plays by, for, and with LGTBQ artists from all walks of life. These 7 short plays will explore the in's and OUT'S of LGTBQ family. Funny, relevant and irreverent you won't want to miss this signature event of Open Theatre Project at Club Cafe in Boston MA. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 20 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 20
by Audition Roundup on May 20, 2018 in Boston

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 20, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 5/20/2018
by BWW on May 20, 2018 in Boston

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/20/2018 for Boston (more...)
Actors' Shakespeare Project Presents TYRANT, SHOW THY FACE Actors' Shakespeare Project Presents TYRANT, SHOW THY FACE
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2018 in Boston

???????Actors' Shakespeare Project presents TYRANT, SHOW THY FACE, a one-of-a-kind special benefit, curated around world-renowned Shakespeare Scholar Stephen Greenblatt and his new book new book Tyrant: Shakespeare On Politics on Thursday, June 7 (7 PM) at The Brattle Theatre, 40 Brattle Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge. Greenblatt examines the themes of power and tyranny in some of Shakespeare's most famous plays - from the dominating figures of Richard III, Julius Caesar,  Hamlet, Macbeth, and Coriolanus to the subtle tyranny found in Measure for Measure and The Winter's Tale. (more...)
The Academy Of The Company Theatre Conservatory Presents THE WEREWOLVES The Academy Of The Company Theatre Conservatory Presents THE WEREWOLVES
by BWW News Desk on May 19, 2018 in Boston

The Academy of The Company Theatre (A.C.T.) Conservatory presents the regional premiere of the original play The Werewolves, written by A.C.T. student and Scituate playwright Alex Moon, on Friday, May 18 and Today May 19, 7:30 pm at The Company Theatre Center for the Arts, 30 Accord Park Drive, Norwell. The production is directed by Kevin Mark Kline. (more...)
A.R.T.'s THE DONKEY SHOW To Celebrate 800th Performance June 2 A.R.T.'s THE DONKEY SHOW To Celebrate 800th Performance June 2
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2018 in Boston

The American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) is pleased to announce that A.R.T. Artistic Director Diane Paulus' hit production The Donkey Show will celebrate its 800th performance on June 2, 2018 at 10:30PM. To mark the occasion, A.R.T. is offering 80 dance floor tickets for just $10 each at performances throughout the month of June, subject to availability. Discounted tickets will be available for purchase beginning May 18. (more...)
MRT Appoints New Director For Young Company, Its Professional Theatre Training Program For High School Students MRT Appoints New Director For Young Company, Its Professional Theatre Training Program For High School Students
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2018 in Boston

Merrimack Repertory Theatre (MRT) invites high schools students to register for Young Company, a professional theatre training program and one of MRT's signature education initiatives. Will Rogers, a creative producer, director, and performer, will become the new director for the 2018-19 session. Guest teaching artists this year include MRT alums-playwright, director, and actor Vichet Chum (KNYUM) and fight choreographer Angie Jepson (The Villains' Supper Club)-as well as Los Angeles-based acting teacher Richard Liccardo. (more...)
Events And Forums Announced During World Premiere Run Of FALL Events And Forums Announced During World Premiere Run Of FALL
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2018 in Boston

???????In conjunction with its current production of Bernard Weinraub's world premiere play Fall, Huntington Theatre Company will host special events and post-show conversations that shed more light on the details and themes of the play, which tells the story of American playwright Arthur Miller and the son he cut out of his life. On-site events at the Calderwood Pavilion are free with a ticket to Fall; external events are ticketed separately. (more...)
Artists From Suburbia Announces Farewell Production AN EVENING OF DEVISED THEATRE Artists From Suburbia Announces Farewell Production AN EVENING OF DEVISED THEATRE
by BWW News Desk on May 18, 2018 in Boston

Artists from Suburbia, a leader in new and experimental community-based theatre on Boston's south shore, today announced their farewell production, 'An Evening of Devised Theatre,' on May 18, 2018, 8 p.m. at the East Bridgewater Public Library. The production incorporates the talents of established theatre professionals in the Boston area with community members on the south shore to create original theatre pieces during a two-day rehearsal process. The theatre initiative will close after this production due to new career opportunities for its co-founders and current operators - Andrew Child and Gavin Damore - in the Boston and the Chicago areas. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/18 - A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More!
by BWW Special on May 18, 2018 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 A CHORUS LINE, LES MIS, SOMETHING ROTTEN, And More! (more...)
Provincetown Cabaretfest Presents Largest Variety Show Ever And Debuts New Scholarship Program Provincetown Cabaretfest Presents Largest Variety Show Ever And Debuts New Scholarship Program
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2018 in Boston

Provincetown CabaretFest 2018 (May 31 to June 3) will feature over thirty vocalists, musicians and comedians, appearing in the Paramount Room of The Crown and Anchor, during its Friday night show 'Music, Music, Music'. The Friday evening show is the largest variety show every produced in the festival's eighteen-year history. The entertainers hail from all over the U.S. and will perform in a variety of shows, in one of the most extensive cabaret festivals in Massachusetts. All festival events share theme of sophisticated and soulful 1950s music and will showcase the unique art form of live cabaret. (more...)
Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival to Host Live And Silent Art Auction, 6/2 Provincetown Tennessee Williams Festival to Host Live And Silent Art Auction, 6/2
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in Boston

The Provincetown Tennessee Williams Theater Festival will host an auction of locally donated artworks and other items as part of its Annual Dinner celebration on Saturday, June 2, 2018. (more...)
Provincetown Theater Announces Cast For Spring Opener, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU Provincetown Theater Announces Cast For Spring Opener, YOU CAN'T TAKE IT WITH YOU
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2018 in Boston

'I can't think of a better way to kick the spring into high gear on Cape Cad this year than letting Kaufman & Hart's classic romp bounce us into the summer,' says Provincetown Theater artistic director David Drake of their spring opener, 'You Can't Take It with You.' (more...)
On With Living and Learning, Inc., Fort Point Theatre Channel, and Midway Gallery Present New Art Exhibition On With Living and Learning, Inc., Fort Point Theatre Channel, and Midway Gallery Present New Art Exhibition
by BWW News Desk on May 17, 2018 in Boston

On May 17, 2018, 6pm-9pm, On With Living and Learning, Inc. (OWLL), Fort Point Theatre Channel, and Midway Gallery will celebrate the opening of 'More Than a Docket Number: Still Life,' a six-week exhibit featuring the art of incarcerated artist Lisa Wisor-Serratore. (more...)
North Shore Civic Ballet to Launch Annual Spring Auction on June 1; Proceeds to Train New Generation of Dancers North Shore Civic Ballet to Launch Annual Spring Auction on June 1; Proceeds to Train New Generation of Dancers
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in Boston

The North Shore Civic Ballet (NSCB), a nonprofit, 501c(3) dance company based in Marblehead, Massachusetts, launches its annual online spring auction this month.  The NSCB's auction web site page, www.biddingforgood.com/ballet, opens for bids on Friday, June 1 at 6:00 p.m. and continues through Friday, June 22 closing at 6:00 p.m.  The auction's proceeds will provide aspiring dancers with the resources and training they need to study ballet and perform in the North Shore region at a time when arts budgets are being cut nationwide. (more...)
ImprovBoston Launches IBcreative Division for Corporate Training ImprovBoston Launches IBcreative Division for Corporate Training
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in Boston

With increased demand for corporate training, ImprovBoston announces a new division: IBcreative, the Central Square comedy theater's professional development arm. Specially trained facilitators engage employees from a wide cross-section of industries in the fundamentals of improvisation to foster collaboration and creative thinking - building a "Culture of Yes." In a "Culture of Yes," leaders encourage imagination and creativity, support new ideas, reward risks, and reframe failure as a crucial step to success. (more...)
O.W.I. (Bureau Of Theatre) Presents The Boston Premiere Of RED VELVET By Lolita Chakrabarti O.W.I. (Bureau Of Theatre) Presents The Boston Premiere Of RED VELVET By Lolita Chakrabarti
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in Boston

O.W.I. (Bureau of Theatre), recently awarded Best Visiting Production for Keith Hamilton Cobb's American Moor by the Independent Reviewers of New England, presents the Boston premiere of RED VELVET, written by Lolita Chakrabarti and directed by Bryn Boice. Performances take place May 30 - June 16, 2018 in the Plaza Theatre on the campus of the Boston Center for the Arts (539 Tremont St., Boston, MA).  (more...)
Everybody Dance Now! Dance For World Community Festival Comes to Harvard Square, 6/9 Everybody Dance Now! Dance For World Community Festival Comes to Harvard Square, 6/9
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2018 in Boston

Jose Mateo Ballet Theatre presents the 10th Annual Dance for World Community Festival, Saturday June 9, 12-6:00 pm, FREE and open to the public, a celebration in Harvard Square, Cambridge showcasing dance as a positive force to better our world.   (more...)
NEFA's Creative City Announces THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Public Theater Exploring Opiate Use NEFA's Creative City Announces THE WAY WE LIVE NOW Public Theater Exploring Opiate Use
by BWW News Desk on May 16, 2018 in Boston

The New England Foundation for the Arts' Creative City program announces The Way We Live Now (2018), a civic dialogue project on opioids, chronic pain, trauma, and hope by artists Maia Dolphin-Krute (writer) and Jesse Erin Posner (director). The performance takes place Today, May 16, at 6pm at Fenway Health (1340 Boylston Street, 9th Floor, Boston) and is free and open to the public with RSVP at https://thewaywelivenow.wixsite.com/project/events. (more...)
Chester Theatre Company Awarded Grant Chester Theatre Company Awarded Grant
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2018 in Boston

The board of MassDevelopment, the Mass Cultural Council's partner in the administration of the Massachusetts Cultural Facilities Fund (CFF), has awarded Chester Theatre Company (CTC) one of 63 capital grants given statewide by the CFF, a state program that fosters the growth of the creative economy by supporting building projects in the nonprofit arts, humanities, and sciences. In a press release issued by the Mass Cultural Council, MassDevelopment President and CEO Lauren Liss stated, 'The Cultural Facilities Fund supports crucial capital projects at institutions that serve as the backbone of the Massachusetts creative economy.' (more...)
Miss Massachusetts Returns To The Hanover Theatre Miss Massachusetts Returns To The Hanover Theatre
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2018 in Boston

The Miss Massachusetts Preliminary Competition and Miss Massachusetts Pageant return to The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts on Friday, June 29 at 7 p.m and Saturday, June 30 at 7 p.m. Tickets go on sale Monday, May 21 at 10 a.m. Contestants compete in talent, evening wear, onstage questions and swimsuit. Saturday's top 10 competition culminates with the 2017 Miss Massachusetts, Jillian Zucco, crowning the new 2018 Miss Massachusetts, who goes on to compete for the title of Miss America. (more...)
Tickets For WAM's Fall MainStage Show ANN Now On Sale Tickets For WAM's Fall MainStage Show ANN Now On Sale
by BWW News Desk on May 15, 2018 in Boston

WAM Theatre announced that tickets are now on sale for their fall main stage production of Ann by Holland Taylor, starring Jayne Atkinson (TV's House of Cards, Madam Secretary), and directed by WAM's Artistic Director, Kristen van Ginhoven. Tickets were originally slated to go on sale mid-summer, but due to anticipated demand for this limited engagement, WAM has decided to open up sales now. (more...)
MUSIC ON MONDAYS Concert Series At Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Begins 6/4 MUSIC ON MONDAYS Concert Series At Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater Begins 6/4
by BWW News Desk on May 14, 2018 in Boston

The 2018 Summer Concert Series returns to Wellfleet Harbor Actors Theater with a new line up of concerts in June and July, including The Great American Songbook, Greg Abate, Stage Door Canteen, and Gregg Sullivan. The perfect end to a summer day, all concerts are 8 p.m. at the air-conditioned, state-of-the-art Julie Harris Stage. Individual tickets are $20. (more...)
THE BLACK BOX Presents The Peacheaters And The DayBreakers, 5/25 THE BLACK BOX Presents The Peacheaters And The DayBreakers, 5/25
by BWW News Desk on May 14, 2018 in Boston

THE BLACK BOX Local Artist Series presents The Peacheaters - An Allman Brothers Band Experience and The Daybreakers on Friday, May 25 at 8 p.m.  THE BLACK BOX theater, music and event venue is located at 15 West Central Street in downtown Franklin. (more...)