THE MAGIC


BIO: The Magic are brothers Geordie and Evan Gordon, born and bred in the small Canadian city of Guelph, Ontario. The brothers formed, and styled, The Magic in the back room of a now defunct treasure tr... (read more...)

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BWW Preview: All Things Considered, I'd Rather Be in Philadelphia, at the O17 Opera FestivalBWW Preview: All Things Considered, I'd Rather Be in Philadelphia, at the O17 Opera Festival
by Richard Sasanow - August 21, 2017

There are opera festivals and then there are OPERA FESTIVALS, but none that promise to be the equivalent of Opera Philadelphia's O17, which opens on September 14 for a 12-day run. It's a dazzling arra... (more...)


BLOOD BROTHERS, BEAUTIFUL, and More on Sale at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre this WeekBLOOD BROTHERS, BEAUTIFUL, and More on Sale at Wolverhampton Grand Theatre this Week
August 21, 2017

Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced today that Willy Russell's BLOOD BROTHERS will return in 2018. The show will go on sale with BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL direct from the West End, the ret... (more...)


HK Phil to Perform E.T. in ConcertHK Phil to Perform E.T. in Concert
August 21, 2017

"E.T. phone home!" Let everyone knows about this enchanting concert to be held on 29 & 30 September and 1 October in the Hong Kong Cultural Centre Concert Hall. (more...)


South Africa's Most Successful Musical Revue, A HANDFUL OF KEYS, Returns to Theatre On The BaySouth Africa's Most Successful Musical Revue, A HANDFUL OF KEYS, Returns to Theatre On The Bay
August 21, 2017

Launched in 1994 as a co-creation between Ian von Memerty and Bryan Schimmel, A HANDFUL OF KEYS has played to more than 420 000 people in over 1450 performances over the last 23 years. Now, thanks for... (more...)


Ocean Grove Presents the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, Conducted by Father AlphonseOcean Grove Presents the Orchestra of St. Peter by the Sea, Conducted by Father Alphonse
August 21, 2017

Ocean Grove Camp Meeting Association (OGCMA) will close its 2017 season of Great Family Entertainment on Saturday, September 2nd with 'Red, White and Broadway,' featuring The Orchestra of St. Peter by... (more...)


Guest Blog: Lydia Monks On Bringing WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD To StageGuest Blog: Lydia Monks On Bringing WHAT THE LADYBIRD HEARD To Stage
by Guest Blog: Lydia Monks - August 21, 2017

Acting as a Design Consultant on What the Ladybird Heard Live is my first experience of theatre design, and I was thrilled to be asked by Kenny Wax to be involved. I was teamed up with Bek Palmer, a f... (more...)


Mixed Magic Exult Choir to Hold 10th Annual Greatness of Gospel ConcertMixed Magic Exult Choir to Hold 10th Annual Greatness of Gospel Concert
August 20, 2017

The dynamic Mixed Magic Theatre Exult Choir, under the direction of Kim Pitts-Wiley and Delbert Collins, presents COLORWAYS, It's 10th Annual Greatness of Gospel Concert. (more...)


Thrilling New International Cirque Show ENCHANTED Promises Decadent Nights Out in the Mother City This SpringThrilling New International Cirque Show ENCHANTED Promises Decadent Nights Out in the Mother City This Spring
August 20, 2017

ENCHANTED, a thrilling new international cirque production, is set to open this September in Cape Town. Produced and directed by Sebastian Cassie and presented by Showcasting, ENCHANTED will merge som... (more...)


BWW Review: BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE Does Not Quite Glow at 2nd Story TheatreBWW Review: BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE Does Not Quite Glow at 2nd Story Theatre
by Larry O'Brien - August 19, 2017

BELL, BOOK AND CANDLE must be missing the eye of a newt. (more...)


BWW Review: Stuart Lightbody Himself is the Most Magical of His UNIQUE WONDERSBWW Review: Stuart Lightbody Himself is the Most Magical of His UNIQUE WONDERS
by David Fick - August 19, 2017

Stuart Lightbody's UNIQUE WONDERS closes today after a dream season at the Alexander Bar, Theatre and Cafe. The popular Capetonian sleight of hand artist and psychological illusionist's newest show ha... (more...)


BWW Review: Revival of KING KONG at The Fugard Theatre as Complex as it is ThrillingBWW Review: Revival of KING KONG at The Fugard Theatre as Complex as it is Thrilling
by David Fick - August 19, 2017

Watching KING KONG, the Fugard Theatre's latest musical theatre production, is as complex an experience as it is a thrilling one. The first revival of a legendary South African jazz opera, as it was c... (more...)


EDINBURH 2017: A Day At The Fringe- Guillaume PigéEDINBURH 2017: A Day At The Fringe- Guillaume Pigé
by Natalie O'Donoghue - August 19, 2017

Guillaume Pige blogs for BWW to give us an insight into a typical day at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)


Airy Jeanine Releases Pop Music Mastery With 'Everywhere' Music VideoAiry Jeanine Releases Pop Music Mastery With 'Everywhere' Music Video
August 19, 2017

An entertainer on the rise, Airy Jeanine is on a mission to create a body of work that explores various facets of life experiences from her youthful and keenly perceptive vantage point. (more...)


BWW Review: As Time Goes By: THE ALL NGHT STRUT Revives Music and MemoriesBWW Review: As Time Goes By: THE ALL NGHT STRUT Revives Music and Memories
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - August 19, 2017

The memories are in the music, and Maine State Music Theatre and Portland Stage's latest co-production struts, sizzles smiles, and sparkles with energy and latent emotion. Classy, funny, lively, touch... (more...)


BROADWAY IN WILMINGTON Single Tickets Go On Sale This TuesdayBROADWAY IN WILMINGTON Single Tickets Go On Sale This Tuesday
August 18, 2017

Single tickets for the 2017-2018 Broadway in Wilmington series at The Playhouse on Rodney Square will go on sale August 22 at 10:00 a.m. The Broadway series, the third season under the management of T... (more...)


BWW Review: SALAD DAYS, Union TheatreBWW Review: SALAD DAYS, Union Theatre
by Gary Naylor - August 18, 2017

Salad Days is easy to dismiss is the lightest of light entertainment, but has plenty of political punch under its joyous exterior. (more...)


Berkeley Rep presents World Premiere of IMAGINARY COMFORTSBerkeley Rep presents World Premiere of IMAGINARY COMFORTS
August 18, 2017

???????Berkeley Repertory Theatre today announced the world premiere of Imaginary Comforts, or The Story of the Ghost of the Dead Rabbit, written by Daniel Handler and directed by Tony Taccone. The ne... (more...)


Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival presents SWORD OF THE UNICORNTheater for the New City's Dream Up Festival presents SWORD OF THE UNICORN
August 18, 2017

'Sword of the Unicorn' is an original play written and directed by Harrison Stengle. Unlike the vast majority of fantasy and sci-fi stories, which exclude or ignore LGBTQ narratives, it takes on a sur... (more...)


Wild Swan Theater Announces 2017-2018 SeasonWild Swan Theater Announces 2017-2018 Season
August 18, 2017

Wild Swan Theater Co-Artistic Directors Hilary Cohen and Sandy Ryder announce the company's 38th season of performances. Nationally regarded as one of the finest theaters for young people in the count... (more...)


Photo Flash: First Look at JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH at The Barn Stage CompanyPhoto Flash: First Look at JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH at The Barn Stage Company
August 18, 2017

The Barn Stage Company in association with Temecula Presents present the West Coast Regional Premiere of James and the Giant Peach, based on Roald Dahl's beloved children's book, on the Old Town Temec... (more...)


Company of Fools to Present Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFECompany of Fools to Present Tanya Barfield's BRIGHT HALF LIFE
August 18, 2017

Following a successful summer run of Aaron Posner's play Life Sucks, Company of Fools' 22nd season of theatre continues this fall with a production of BRIGHT HALF LIFE by playwright Tanya Barfield. Co... (more...)


EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: THE NORTH! THE NORTH!, SummerhallEDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: THE NORTH! THE NORTH!, Summerhall
by Amy Hanson - August 18, 2017

In the 1980s, the era of Thatcher, managed decline and "the enemy within", a crack formed between the northern and southern parts of England, splitting them apart physically as well as socially.  This... (more...)


JACK Unveils Fall 2017 Season of Key Experimenting Artists in Theater, Dance & MusicJACK Unveils Fall 2017 Season of Key Experimenting Artists in Theater, Dance & Music
August 18, 2017

Recognized by The Village Voice as 'Best Scrappy Brooklyn Theater' in their Best of 2016 issue, JACK presents a flurry of some of today's key experimenting artists in theater, dance and music, with ne... (more...)


Opera San Jose to Present Mozart's Dazzling COSI FAN TUTTEOpera San Jose to Present Mozart's Dazzling COSI FAN TUTTE
August 18, 2017

Thinking himself worldly and experienced, Don Alfonso decides to relieve his young friends, Ferrando and Gugliemo, of their faith in sexual fidelity. He challenges them to a bet, promising that within... (more...)


Genre- and Gender-Bending VIC AND FLO SAW A BEAR Coming to Centaur TheatreGenre- and Gender-Bending VIC AND FLO SAW A BEAR Coming to Centaur Theatre
August 18, 2017

How often do you get a chance to see a genre and gender bending horror/love story about two queer women in a rocky romance? Vic and Flo saw a bear, translated and adapted for the stage from Denis Cote... (more...)