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BWW Exclusive: Reading Blues Festival Kicks Off Fall Tradition BWW Exclusive: Reading Blues Festival Kicks Off Fall Tradition
by Tory Gates on October 15, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

'To understand where you're going, you gotta know where you've been.' -- Slam Allen (more...)
BWW Review: THE CURIOUS SAVAGE at Hershey Area Playhouse BWW Review: THE CURIOUS SAVAGE at Hershey Area Playhouse
by Allison Rambler on October 15, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

In the vast realm of theatre, there are shows of all moods and temperaments to be found. Recently, it can sometimes seem difficult to find a show that prides itself on a cast of characters that inspire nothing but joy and help to convey messages of love and self-exploration. However, this is exactly the kind of warm-and-fuzzy feeling that one comes away with thanks to Hershey Area Playhouse and their production of THE CURIOUS SAVAGE. (more...)
Millbrook Playhouse Presents Zany Whodunit MADCAP MUSICAL MURDER MYSTERY Millbrook Playhouse Presents Zany Whodunit MADCAP MUSICAL MURDER MYSTERY
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Board of Directors and Artistic Director, David Leidholdt, are pleased to announce the third annual Fall in Mill Hall festivities, starting out with an original whodunit murder mystery written by Shannon Agnew, followed by the Lock Haven Paranormal Seekers, and MPH Halloween Party. (more...)
ROMEO AND JULIET Now on the Road in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's WillPower Tour ROMEO AND JULIET Now on the Road in Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's WillPower Tour
by BWW News Desk on October 12, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

From the page and to the stage, William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet launches Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's annual WillPower Tour which will perform for 50 schools across Pennsylvania and New Jersey through November 17. (more...)
DRIVING MISS DAISY Trundling Into Cavod Theatre This Fall DRIVING MISS DAISY Trundling Into Cavod Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

This October we honor our Cavod Theatre founder, Stan Deen, with one of his favorite productions, Driving Miss Daisy. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

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 ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
BWW Review: FUN HOME at Open Stage of Harrisburg BWW Review: FUN HOME at Open Stage of Harrisburg
by Christy Brooks on October 11, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

FUN HOME is a musical, based on the 2006 graphic memoir by the American cartoonist Alison Bechdel, who is the author of the comic strip DYKES TO WATCH OUT FOR. Bechdel's play tells the story of her life as she navigates through her years of childhood to adulthood, while living in the same house in a town in Pennsylvania. (more...)
DRIVING MISS DAISY Trundling Into Cavod Theatre This Fall DRIVING MISS DAISY Trundling Into Cavod Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

This October we honor our Cavod Theatre founder, Stan Deen, with one of his favorite productions, Driving Miss Daisy. (more...)
Players Club of Swarthmore Production of OTHER DESERT CITIES Opens 10/20 Players Club of Swarthmore Production of OTHER DESERT CITIES Opens 10/20
by BWW News Desk on October 09, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Players Club of Swarthmore continues its 107th season of award-winning community theater with Jon Robin Baitz' play Other Desert Cities Oct. 20 to Nov. 4 on the Players Club of Swarthmore Main Stage, 614 Fairview Ave. in Swarthmore. Thomas-Robert Irvin directs this smart, evocative, ensemble piece about a family holiday gathering gone awry. Buy tickets online at www.pcstheater.org (more...)
Jennie McNulty and Lisa Koch Bring WILD HORMONES to The RRazz Room Jennie McNulty and Lisa Koch Bring WILD HORMONES to The RRazz Room
by BWW News Desk on October 09, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

This fall, the talent performing at New Hope's RRazz Room at The Clarion is a diverse mix of world class artists. From legendary mentalist The Amazing Kreskin,to the comedy of Judy Gold, Jackie 'The Joke Man' Martling, Jessica Kirson & Jennie McNulty, 2-Time TONY Award Nominated & American Idol Finalist Constantine Maroulis, TV's Carson Kressley along with Dance Music Artist Kristine W, Philadelphia Resident & Salsoul Records Multi Platinum Recording Aritst Denise Montana (Merry Christmas All), show business royalty Marty Allen (Celebrating His 96th Birthday), there is something for all tastes at the intimate and comfortable Rrazz Room located withing the newly renovated Clarion Hotel & Suites in New Hope. There is nothing quite like the connection between the performers and their audience in a cabaret setting. It is an opportunity to see your favorite artists up close and personal. (more...)
WWE Live Holiday Tour Comes to Giant Center This December WWE Live Holiday Tour Comes to Giant Center This December
by BWW News Desk on October 09, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

WWE Live Holiday Tour is coming to Giant Center Friday, December 29th at 7:30 p.m. (more...)
BWW Review: SLEUTH at Fulton Theatre BWW Review: SLEUTH at Fulton Theatre
by Christy Brooks on October 09, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Mum's the word... SLEUTH is playing at The Fulton Theatre's Groff Theatre! The show is running now through Sunday, October 29th. This production is directed by Andrew Kindig and stars Warren Kelley (Andrew Wyke); Michael Ziabinger (Milo Tindle); Albert Reid (Inspector Doppler); Jack Edward (Police Constable Higgs); and Jerry Marr (Detective Sergeant Tarrant). (more...)
BWW Interview: Director, Jack Hartman of FRANKENSTEIN at The Belmont Theatre BWW Interview: Director, Jack Hartman of FRANKENSTEIN at The Belmont Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg on October 07, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Jack Hartman has been a practicing trial and health law attorney in Central Pennsylvania for over forty years.Favorite acting roles include Petruchio in THE TAMING OF THE SHREW, Lord Capulet from ROMEO AND JULIET, and Roy Cohen in ANGELS IN AMERICA. (more...)
FRANKENSTEIN Comes Alive On Stage in York's Belmont Theatre FRANKENSTEIN Comes Alive On Stage in York's Belmont Theatre
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Belmont Theatre will present the horror classic FRANKENSTEIN will come alive in the Bon-Ton Studio October 20-22 & 26-29. The play was written by Victor Gialanella, from the novel by Mary Shelley. (more...)
Taste the Sweet Meat Pies of Revenge! SWEENEY TODD Comes to EPAC Taste the Sweet Meat Pies of Revenge! SWEENEY TODD Comes to EPAC
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

If you're looking for a close shave, don't go to the barber on Fleet Street. He's a nightmare! And don't go to Mrs. Lovett's bakery or you'll get more meat than you bargained for! When Sweeney Todd returns from his fifteen-year exile, he's bent on bloody revenge against the corrupt judge who banished him. But he can't do it alone. (more...)
EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Opens 10/20 at Barnstormer Theater EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Opens 10/20 at Barnstormer Theater
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Based on Sam Raimi's 80s cult classic films, EVIL DEAD tells the tale of 5 college kids who travel to a cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force. And although it may sound like a horror, it's not! The songs are hilariously campy and the show is bursting with more farce than a Monty Python skit. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

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 HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)
Hershey Symphony to present Fall Classics 10/27 Hershey Symphony to present Fall Classics 10/27
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Hershey Symphony Orchestra continues its 2017-18 season with Fall Classics on Friday, October 27, 2017 at 8 p.m. at The Hershey Theatre. (more...)
Servant Stage Company Announces 2018 Season Preview and Fundraiser Servant Stage Company Announces 2018 Season Preview and Fundraiser
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Servant Stage Company has just announced their 2018 season of shows in a special evening full of highlight performances, featuring more than 60 local professional performers, on Sunday, October 15, 2017 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. (more...)
Hershey Area Playhouse Announces An Evening of Ghost Stories with Charles J. Adams III Hershey Area Playhouse Announces An Evening of Ghost Stories with Charles J. Adams III
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to present, An Evening of Ghost Stories with Charles J. Adams III. As seen on the Travel Channel's Paranormal Challenge, Ghost Adventures, and Mysteries at the Museum; Nippon Network's (Japan) Riddles at the Ends of the Earth, and on The History Channel, A&E, The Learning Channel, National Geographic Channel, and MTV. (more...)
Gamut Theatre presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Gamut Theatre presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Gamut Theatre Group presents A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennesee Williams. Mysterious circumstances have brought Blanche DuBois to New Orleans to stay with her sister Stella and her brother-in-law Stanley. As Blanche desperately clings to a life of perfection and grandeur, Stanley has designs and desires of his own that will challenge and change his family forever. Considered by many to be one of the most sensual, dangerous, and intoxicating plays of the 20th century, A Streetcar Named Desire is a haunting tale of the delicate lies we tell, and the lives we lead in spite of them. (more...)
Popcorn Hat Players present THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW Popcorn Hat Players present THE LEGEND OF SLEEPY HOLLOW
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Popcorn Hat Players kick off their 25th Anniversary Season with The Legend of Sleepy Hollow, on October 11, 2017 at Gamut Theatre located at 15 N. 4th Street in downtown Harrisburg. (more...)
Fulton Theatre Opens SLEUTH This Month Fulton Theatre Opens SLEUTH This Month
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre is proud to present the classic stage mystery Sleuth, October 3 through October 29. Join us and get caught up in the game that is sure to have you asking yourself where does imagination end and the reality begin? (more...)
BWW Review: BUDDY-THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater BWW Review: BUDDY-THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater
by Rich Mehrenberg on September 30, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Buddy-The Buddy Holly Story claims to be' the most successful rock n' roll musical of all time', and with good reason. (more...)
Gamut Theatre presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE Gamut Theatre presents A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Gamut Theatre Group presents A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennesee Williams. Mysterious circumstances have brought Blanche DuBois to New Orleans to stay with her sister Stella and her brother-in-law Stanley. As Blanche desperately clings to a life of perfection and grandeur, Stanley has designs and desires of his own that will challenge and change his family forever. Considered by many to be one of the most sensual, dangerous, and intoxicating plays of the 20th century, A Streetcar Named Desire is a haunting tale of the delicate lies we tell, and the lives we lead in spite of them. (more...)