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Collegiate Theatrics: Middle Tennessee State University's CONNER McCABE Collegiate Theatrics: Middle Tennessee State University's CONNER McCABE
by Jeffrey Ellis - September 18, 2017

Take, for example, Conner McCabe, a 20-year-old junior at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro: the new academic year has barely been in session for a month and he's already preparing for his role as Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Yet somehow, even with the typical schedule of ... (more...)
Collegiate Theatrics: Vanderbilt University's MICHAEL MAERLENDER Collegiate Theatrics: Vanderbilt University's MICHAEL MAERLENDER
by Jeffrey Ellis - September 12, 2017

Today, we shine our spotlight on Vanderbilt University junior Michael Maerlender, a native of New London, New Hampshire, who is back in Nashville to pursue his dreams of a life in the theater while working as a production/writing intern with K-Squared Productions and Tennessee Performing Arts Center... (more...)
BWW BLOG: A Newbies Guide to College BWW BLOG: A Newbies Guide to College
by Jessica Vanek - August 27, 2017

Jess here. College is a big step for any student; whether attending a local university or traveling halfway across the country to submerge yourself in a completely new pool.... (more...)
BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN at The Smith Center BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN at The Smith Center
by Jessica Vanek - August 16, 2017

I've always been a fan of satire and cheesy comedy, but the Broadway smash 'Something Rotten' by Karey and Wayne Kirkpatrick took this art form to a whole new level. The show is currently on tour, and made a stop in Las Vegas's beautiful Smith Center. I was lucky enough to get tickets and experience... (more...)
BWW BLOG: An Evening With Burt Bacharach at the Smith Center in Las Vegas BWW BLOG: An Evening With Burt Bacharach at the Smith Center in Las Vegas
by Jessica Vanek - August 10, 2017

An Evening With Burt Bacharach at the Smith Center in Las Vegas... (more...)
BWW BLOG: Ann Hampton Callaway Presents THE ELLA CENTURY at Myron's Cabaret Jazz BWW BLOG: Ann Hampton Callaway Presents THE ELLA CENTURY at Myron's Cabaret Jazz
by Jessica Vanek - July 24, 2017

Ann Hampton Callaway Presents THE ELLA CENTURY at Myron's Cabaret Jazz at the Smith Center in Las Vegas... (more...)
BWW Review: WILD PARTY Captivates the Crowd at CSUF BWW Review: WILD PARTY Captivates the Crowd at CSUF
by Erica Garcia - May 08, 2017

California State University, Fullerton closes off their Spring 2017 Season with a dark yet thrilling production of Andrew Lippa's WILD PARTY.... (more...)
BWW Blog: Joscelyne Tamburri - A Finale at Beauty and the Beast BWW Blog: Joscelyne Tamburri - A Finale at Beauty and the Beast
by Guest Blogger: Joscelyne Tamburri - April 28, 2017

Well, here we are; Our last week of CCPA 2016/17. Our opening week of shows went extremely well, with a few minor 'cringy' moments - as to be expected with live theatre - but in all, it was an incredibly successful week! These unexpected ended up adding humour to the show, like when Cogsworth goes t... (more...)
BWW Review: Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Present a Supersized Production of THE WIZ BWW Review: Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Present a Supersized Production of THE WIZ
by Jeremy Bustin - April 27, 2017

VSC's and NSU's Co-production of THE WIZ runs through April 30 at the Wells Theatre in Norfolk.... (more...)
BWW Blog: Say YES to Collegiate Student Groups BWW Blog: Say YES to Collegiate Student Groups
by Christopher Castanho - April 27, 2017

As I am graduating from Shenandoah Conservatory in the next couple weeks, I have been reflecting on the programs and faculty members that have positively impacted me during my time here, and ironically I have learned  so much about myself and my craft outside the classroom. I credit a lot of my art... (more...)
BWW Review: FACULTY RECITAL at FSW BlackBox Theater BWW Review: FACULTY RECITAL at FSW BlackBox Theater
by Fran Thomas - April 26, 2017

Music faculty at Florida SouthWestern State College presented an eclectic concert to an audience of students, faculty, friends, and community members.... (more...)
BWW Blog: Spring Cleaning: A Few Musicals to Freshen Up the Season BWW Blog: Spring Cleaning: A Few Musicals to Freshen Up the Season
by Jessica Vanek - April 26, 2017

Jess here.  Spring is all about the creation of new life and expanding your horizons, so what better way to celebrate the season than to grow your playlist with some amazing musicals!  Here is a list of four of my favorite cast recordings (in no particular order) you may enjoy giving a listen to.... (more...)
VIDEO Blog: Keelin O'Hara - Inside Rehearsals of CCPA's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST VIDEO Blog: Keelin O'Hara - Inside Rehearsals of CCPA's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Guest Blogger: Joscelyne Tamburri - April 25, 2017

This week, students of the Canadian College of Performing Arts take you backstage to meet Belle.... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department's 9 TO 5 VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department's 9 TO 5
by Stage Tube - April 21, 2017

Nothing screams comedy like a workplace fantasy sequence. The Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department will take on the stage version of 9 to 5: the Musical, based on the 1980 hit film of the same name, April 21-22 at 7:30pm and April 23 at 2 pm in the Callahan Theatre at the Nazareth College A... (more...)
BWW Review: Theatre TCU's SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Scott Theatre BWW Review: Theatre TCU's SWEENEY TODD: THE DEMON BARBER OF FLEET STREET at Scott Theatre
by Audrey Morabito - April 20, 2017

With music and lyrics by the celebrated Stephen Sondheim and book by Hugh Wheeler, this vulgar delight of a production is no small undertaking; however, the students and faculty of TCU's Theatre department proved they were certainly up to the challenge.... (more...)
BWW Blog: Chelsey Robichaud - The Types of People You Meet in the Audience BWW Blog: Chelsey Robichaud - The Types of People You Meet in the Audience
by Chelsey Robichaud - April 18, 2017

When you've been to many shows, you have MANY stories to tell! Not just of the amazing or 'goodish' show you saw, but interactions with audience members. In no particular order, here are my experiences! I feel that you can relate to most!... (more...)
BWW Blog: Joscelyne Tamburri - Another Opening, Another Show BWW Blog: Joscelyne Tamburri - Another Opening, Another Show
by Guest Blogger: Joscelyne Tamburri - April 17, 2017

It's our last week of rehearsals for Disney's Beauty and The Beast and I am eyes-deep in frilly bloomers and life sized household objects.  We have a finished show which continues being polished each day and it's so beautiful. I cannot believe how we have managed to pull together such an incredible ... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre and Dance at Wayne's LEGALLY BLONDE Photo Flash: First Look at Theatre and Dance at Wayne's LEGALLY BLONDE
by BWW News Desk - April 17, 2017

Theatre and Dance at Wayne concludes its 2016-2017 Season with Legally Blonde, playing through April 23 at the Bonstelle Theatre.... (more...)
BWW Review: Ohio State's HEATHERS a Fun Show with a Frightening Message BWW Review: Ohio State's HEATHERS a Fun Show with a Frightening Message
by Amanda Etchison - April 16, 2017

For many, the thought of returning to high school is a horror movie plot, but the Ohio State University Department of Theatre's production of 'Heathers: The Musical' shows just how terrifying teenage years can get.... (more...)
VLOG: Joscelyne Tamburri - Behind the Scenes of CCPA's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST VLOG: Joscelyne Tamburri - Behind the Scenes of CCPA's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Guest Blogger: Joscelyne Tamburri - April 14, 2017

CCPA Celebrates the 25th Anniversary of 'Beauty and the Beast' Live in Victoria, April 21-29 at the McPherson Playhouse.... (more...)
BWW Review: Lea Salonga is Flawless at BYU BWW Review: Lea Salonga is Flawless at BYU
by Tyler Hinton - April 12, 2017

Tony-winning actress and international singing star Lea Salonga returned to Brigham Young University on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 to perform a concert of her hit songs and other memorable numbers with BYU's Chamber Orchestra. The concert was presented in BYU's de Jong Concert Hall as part of its BRA... (more...)
FAR AWAY to Premiere at Harvard University, 4/26 FAR AWAY to Premiere at Harvard University, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2017

The newly formed Theater, Dance & Media Concentration at Harvard University launches its third production with Caryl Churchill's FAR AWAY, directed by Annie Tippe.... (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Reimagined JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Sacred Heart University Photo Flash: First Look at Reimagined JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR at Sacred Heart University
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

The Theatre Arts Program (TAP) at Sacred Heart University presents a re-imagined version of Jesus Christ Superstar, the smash Tony Award-nominated Broadway musical and international hit.... (more...)
BWW Blog: Jessica Vanek - HAND TO GOD at Majestic Repertory Theatre BWW Blog: Jessica Vanek - HAND TO GOD at Majestic Repertory Theatre
by Guest Blogger: Jessica Vanek - April 11, 2017

Jess here.  Las Vegas is known for its groundbreaking entertainment and risky performances.  The production I just saw of HAND TO GOD at the newly-opened Majestic Repertory Theatre is no exception to the rule.  This show was undoubtedly the funniest work I have ever seen, thanks to the actors and di... (more...)
5k for K9 Cancer to Raise Awareness to Fight Cancer in Dogs, 4/22 5k for K9 Cancer to Raise Awareness to Fight Cancer in Dogs, 4/22
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

Dogs and dog lovers are invited to participate in the Fourth Annual 5k for K-9 Cancer Run/Walk on Otterbein University's Cross Country course located at 350 N. Cleveland Avenue, Westerville, Ohio. This family and dog friendly event will be held on Saturday, April 22nd, 2017, from 9:00am-12:00pm. Reg... (more...)