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The two-night scripted miniseries HOUDINI follows the epic tales of Harry Houdini as he emerges as America

Tony Award-Winning Musical RAGTIME Opens June 15 at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Cent Photo Tony Award-Winning Musical RAGTIME Opens June 15 at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2018

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center will present an all new production of the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime, live on stage for six performances only, June 15 through June 24 on the Main Stage Theater....
NATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner Venues Photo NATIVE GARDENS to Tour to 4 Community Partner Venues
by BWW News Desk - June 08, 2018

The Globe is happy to announce that the Globe for All Tour will continue to bring shows to the community in 2018, with support provided by Theatre Forward's Advancing Strong Theatre grant program. Following the Globe engagement of Karen Zacarias's hilarious comedy directed by Edward Torres, Native G...
Tony Award-Winning Musical RAGTIME Opens Today at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center Photo Tony Award-Winning Musical RAGTIME Opens Today at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2018

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center will present an all new production of the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime, live on stage for six performances only, June 15 through June 24 on the Main Stage Theater....
BWW Review: Theatre in the Park's Funny IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Rides on the Coattails of Photo BWW Review: Theatre in the Park's Funny IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU Rides on the Coattails of Standout Comedic Performances
by Lauren Van Hemert - June 16, 2018

You are cordially invited to Theatre in the Park (TIP) for the wedding of Brian Howard and Rebecca Steinberg.  But before you pop the cork on that bottle of champagne, or dance the Hora, the bride and groom might have something to share. IT SHOULDA BEEN YOU opened on Broadway in 2015, after a 201...
Photo Flash: FIrst Look at RAGTIME at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center Photo Photo Flash: FIrst Look at RAGTIME at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2018

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center presents an all new production of the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime, live on stage for six performances only, June 15 through June 24 on the Main Stage Theater....
VIDEO: Get a First Look at Clips From RAGTIME at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center Photo VIDEO: Get a First Look at Clips From RAGTIME at Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center
by Stage Tube - June 20, 2018

Lincoln Park Performing Arts Center presents an all new production of the Tony Award-winning musical Ragtime, live on stage for six performances only, June 15 through June 24 on the Main Stage Theater. Get a first look at the production in the clips below!...
Writers Theatre Presents VIETGONE Photo Writers Theatre Presents VIETGONE
by BWW News Desk - July 26, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2018/19 season with Qui Nguyen's Vietgone, directed by Lavina Jadhwani, featuring original music and music direction by Gabriel Ruiz and choreography by Tommy Rapley. Vie...
Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For MEASURE FOR MEASURE Photo Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For MEASURE FOR MEASURE
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2018

The Donmar announces full casting for Artistic Director Josie Rourke's production of Measure for Measure by William Shakespeare. Joining the previously announced Hayley Atwell and Jack Lowden are Ben Allen, Matt Bardock, Nicholas Burns, Jackie Clune, Rachel Denning, Molly Harris, Adam McNamara, Raad...
Two Magical New Walking Tours Come This Fall to NYC Photo Two Magical New Walking Tours Come This Fall to NYC
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2018

There's magic in the air in NYC this fall, from exhibits like the NY Historical Society's Harry Potter: A History of Magic, to the Speakeasy Dollhouse production of The Girl Who Handcuffed Houdini, to the ongoing interest in magic, tarot, and #witchesofinstagram....
Writers Theatre Presents VIETGONE Photo Writers Theatre Presents VIETGONE
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2018/19 season with Qui Nguyen's Vietgone, directed by Lavina Jadhwani, featuring original music and music direction by Gabriel Ruiz and choreography by Tommy Rapley. Vie...
Cynthia Von Buhler's Immersive THE GIRL WHO HANDCUFFED HOUDINI To Premiere Off-Broadw Photo Cynthia Von Buhler's Immersive THE GIRL WHO HANDCUFFED HOUDINI To Premiere Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2018

New York audiences will be transported back to 1926 to experience a world of mysterious speakeasies, backstage intrigue, and hotel room affairs as they unravel the untimely death of legendary illusionist Harry Houdini in The Girl Who Handcuffed Harry Houdini, the new immersive theatrical production ...
Writers Theatre Presents VIETGONE Photo Writers Theatre Presents VIETGONE
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2018/19 season with Qui Nguyen's Vietgone, directed by Lavina Jadhwani, featuring original music and music direction by Gabriel Ruiz and choreography by Tommy Rapley. Vie...
Photo Flash: Writers Theatre Presents VIETGONE Photo Photo Flash: Writers Theatre Presents VIETGONE
by BWW News Desk - August 22, 2018

Writers Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director Michael Halberstam and Executive Director Kathryn M. Lipuma, opens its 2018/19 season with Qui Nguyen's Vietgone, directed by Lavina Jadhwani, featuring original music and music direction by Gabriel Ruiz and choreography by Tommy Rapley. Vie...
Chicago Magic Lounge Presents An Evening Of Eerie And Mysterious Magic With  THE HALL Photo Chicago Magic Lounge Presents An Evening Of Eerie And Mysterious Magic With  THE HALLOWEEN SHOW
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2018

Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago's new home for close-up magic, brings magic, mystery and the macabre to the stage this Halloween season with a variety of performances to satisfy all cravings. Hosted by Ed Furman, The Halloween Show will feature magic by Sean Masterson and David Parr. In addition to th...
The Magic Parlour Celebrates National Magic Week Photo The Magic Parlour Celebrates National Magic Week
by BWW News Desk - October 02, 2018

Chicago's top magician and mentalist, Dennis Watkins, will perform his original adaptation of magic's most intriguing spiritual mystery, The Spirit Cabinet, and more in a one-night-only event at The Palmer House on Friday, October 26 to celebrate National Magic Week....
THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Launches 2019 Broadway In Hawaii Season Photo THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Launches 2019 Broadway In Hawaii Season
by BWW News Desk - October 05, 2018

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will make its highly anticipated premiere in Honolulu at the Neal S. Blaisdell Concert Hall August 7th - September 1, 2019 as part of the 2019 Broadway in Hawaii season. With newly reinvented staging an...
BWW Interview: PART TWO - SUPERNATURAL HISTORIAN & AUTHOR MASON WINFIELD Photo BWW Interview: PART TWO - SUPERNATURAL HISTORIAN & AUTHOR MASON WINFIELD
by Mark C. Lloyd - October 11, 2018

PART TWO - SUPERNATURAL HISTORIAN & AUTHOR MASON WINFIELD...
Hulu Announces the Titles Coming and Going This November Photo Hulu Announces the Titles Coming and Going This November
by TV News Desk - October 17, 2018

Hulu has announced the titles that are coming and going in November. Please note titles and dates are subject to change....
Tickets On Sale Today for RAGTIME at Pasadena Playhouse Photo Tickets On Sale Today for RAGTIME at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - November 01, 2018

 Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, presents Ragtime: The Musical.  One of the most ambitious projects ever produced at the Playhouse, Ragtime: The Musical is written by Terrence McNally, and composed by Stephen Flaherty with lyrics by Lynn Ahrens.  It is directed by David Lee and ...
Election Day Announcement: Auditions Set for RAGTIME at Music Theatre Of Denton Photo Election Day Announcement: Auditions Set for RAGTIME at Music Theatre Of Denton
by BWW News Desk - November 06, 2018

Music Theatre of Denton is proud to announce auditions for RAGTIME, the Broadway musical based on E.L. Doctorow's distinguished 1975 novel. With a book by Terrence McNally and music by Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, RAGTIME is considered one of the best musicals on the past several decades. For M...
BWW Review: Belmont University Musical Theatre's Startling Revival of SIDE SHOW Photo BWW Review: Belmont University Musical Theatre's Startling Revival of SIDE SHOW
by Jeffrey Ellis - November 18, 2018

Macy Medford and Arden Guice may only be college students, but their performances as Violet and Daisy Hilton, the heroines of Side Show - the iconic musical by Bill Russell, Henry Krieger and Bill Condon that debuted on Broadway some 20 years ago - in Belmont University Musical Theatre's production ...
Full Casting Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Major Revival Of Githa Sowerby's RUTHE Photo Full Casting Announced For Sheffield Theatres' Major Revival Of Githa Sowerby's RUTHERFORD AND SON
by BWW News Desk - December 17, 2018

Artistic Director of Sheffield Theatres, Robert Hastie, today announces the full casting for Caroline Steinbeis' major revival of Githa Sowerby's Rutherford and Son. Steinbeis directs Esh Alladi (Richard), Laura Elphinstone (Janet), Brian Lonsdale (Martin), Marian McLoughlin (Ann), Ciaran Owens (Joh...
Sam Powers Joins THE ILLUSIONISTS Melbourne Season Photo Sam Powers Joins THE ILLUSIONISTS Melbourne Season
by BWW News Desk - December 20, 2018

It was announced today that Australian daredevil Sam Powers, aka The Enigma, will join the Melbourne season of The Illusionists: Direct from Broadway at The Regent Theatre from 22 January 2019. Described by critics as a new breed of escape artist, Powers will attempt a world first, death defying esc...
Full Cast Announced For RAGTIME at Pasadena Playhouse Photo Full Cast Announced For RAGTIME at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, the State Theater of California, will transform the historic theater with an all new version of Ragtime: The Musical as it returns to Los Angeles more than two decades after its premiere at the Shubert Theatre. With 21 actors and a 16-piece orchestra, this is one of the most amb...
Landing Theatre Company Announces 2019 New American Voices Winners Photo Landing Theatre Company Announces 2019 New American Voices Winners
by BWW News Desk - January 14, 2019

The Landing Theatre Company's New American Voices Play Reading Series is an annual event showcasing four plays written by outstanding emerging playwrights from across the United States.  ...