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David Byrne Comes To Hershey Theatre David Byrne Comes To Hershey Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

David Byrne is coming to Hershey Theatre on Wednesday, Mayrch 7, 2018. Known as the force behind Talking Heads and later as creator of the highly-regarded record-label Luaka Bop, David Byrne also works as a photographer, film director, author, and solo artist; he has published and exhibited visual art for more than a decade. (more...)
Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 2017 WillPower Tour Unlocks The Power Of Shakespeare For 13,500 Students Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's 2017 WillPower Tour Unlocks The Power Of Shakespeare For 13,500 Students
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Shakespeare Festival's WillPower production of Romeo and Juliet toured for 33 days, traveled 2,771 miles, and performed for 13,500 students. (more...)
Richard Bradford Named Assistant Artistic Director of Iron Age Richard Bradford Named Assistant Artistic Director of Iron Age
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Help us welcome Rich formally onto the team. (more...)
Kesha & Macklemore Tour Coming to Hersheypark Stadium This Summer Kesha & Macklemore Tour Coming to Hersheypark Stadium This Summer
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Kesha and Macklemore will team up in 2018 for The Adventures of Kesha and Macklemore Tour coming to Hersheypark Stadium on Saturday, July 21, 2018 at 7 pm. (more...)
The Alley Cats to Perform in Harrisburg for Holiday Concert The Alley Cats to Perform in Harrisburg for Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

America's premiere doo wop comedy group, The Alley Cats, will be performing a holiday concert today, December 12, 2017 at 7:00 P.M. at the Valley of Harrisburg Scottish Rite Auditorium. The concert is part of the group's nationwide holiday tour. They will be performing classic as well as original holiday tunes, intertwined with their signature hysterical comedy act. (more...)
Brit Floyd Returns To Hershey Theatre Brit Floyd Returns To Hershey Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The hotly anticipated rock event of the year returns, as Brit Floyd brings the music of Pink Floyd to life once again with its lavish new stage show, 'Immersion World Tour 2017.' The spectacle of a Pink Floyd concert experience is truly recaptured in high-definition sound, and with a stunning million dollar light show and state of the art video design. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; SHEAR MADNESS Leads Best Play! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; SHEAR MADNESS Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
BWW Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ at EPAC BWW Review: THE WIZARD OF OZ at EPAC
by Rich Mehrenberg on December 08, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

There's no place like home and there's no place like the Ephrata Performing Arts Center for the holiday season. EPAC sidesteps the glut of 'A Christmas Carol' productions performed at community theaters this time of year, and instead, puts on Decembers shows that are big, fun, and targeted for the entire family. (more...)
THE SNOW SHOW at Dino's Backstage Welcomes Special Guest Denise Montana THE SNOW SHOW at Dino's Backstage Welcomes Special Guest Denise Montana
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Entertainment Director/co-owner of Dino's Backstage and The Celebrity Room, Michael Richard Kelly, continues to present 'The Snow Show' in a duo with singer Paula Johns on December 15 and 16. Their special guest this weekend is Denise Montana, whose song Merry Christmas All was a platinum record and played worldwide. Dino's Backstage and Celebrity Room, 287 N. Keswick Avenue in Keswick Village, Glenside, PA. Dinner seating is at 7 pm and showtime at 8:30 pm. Ticket prices are $40 ticket/$20 food & beverage minimum and are available at www.dinosbackstage.com or by calling 215-884-2000. (more...)
Hershey Area Playhouse to Present A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS Hershey Area Playhouse to Present A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Rounding out its 2017 season, Hershey Area Playhouse will present A Charlie Brown Christmas, a story about a boy searching for the real meaning of Christmas. (more...)
Emotion Dance to Bring Contemporary Moves to Elizabethtown College Emotion Dance to Bring Contemporary Moves to Elizabethtown College
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Emotion, Elizabethtown College's largest student club, presents two hours of contemporary jazz, hip-hop and lyrical dances at 8 p.m. Today, Dec. 8 and Saturday, Dec. 9. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 08, 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 ... (more...)
E-TOWN SHORTS FEST VII Puts Student Directors at Reins; Students Act In, Direct Bite-Sized Plays E-TOWN SHORTS FEST VII Puts Student Directors at Reins; Students Act In, Direct Bite-Sized Plays
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Elizabethtown College students put themselves in the spotlight for the College's 7th annual Shorts Fest. The event starts at 8 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, and at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2, in the Elizabethtown College Tempest Theatre. (more...)
Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, to be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10, 2018. CMU alumnus, actor and producer, Zachary Quinto, will serve as the award's official ambassador and will take part in the selection committee. (more...)
State Theatre Announces New Music Series, Stage On Stage State Theatre Announces New Music Series, Stage On Stage
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The State Theatre Center for the Arts announces a brand new music series, Stage on Stage, where the bands and fans share the stage. The series will kick off Saturday, January 27th with A Night of Southern Rock featuring The Trongone Band and special guest Acoustic Kitty Project. The State Theatre main stage will be transformed into a club atmosphere, with the bands and the audience both on stage. The production area off the right wing of the stage will also be used for the cash bar. (more...)
Harrisburg Symphony to Premiere Jeremy Gill's New Work Based on Tolkien Harrisburg Symphony to Premiere Jeremy Gill's New Work Based on Tolkien
by BWW News Desk on December 05, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Harrisburg Symphony Orchestra will continue its 88th season on January 6-7 with the World Premiere of Jeremy Gill's Ainulindal (based on J.R.R. Tolkien's The Silmarillion). (more...)
SEUSSICAL Jumps From Page To Stage At The Playhouse At Allenberry! SEUSSICAL Jumps From Page To Stage At The Playhouse At Allenberry!
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Oh the Thinks you can think when you think about Seuss! Plunging audiences, striped-hat-first, into Dr. Seuss's whimsical world, Seussical takes over the Allenberry stage with all your favorite Seuss characters including Horton the Elephant, The Cat in the Hat, Gerturde McFuzz, Mayzie La Bird, and a little boy with a big imagination, Jojo. Bursting with frivolity and imagination, the colorful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the Whos. The Cat in the Hat tells the story of Horton, an elephant who discovers a speck of dust that contains the Whos, including Jojo, a Who child sent off to military school for thinking too many 'thinks'. Horton faces a double challenge. Not only must he protect the Whos from a world of naysayers and dangers, but he must guard an abandoned egg, left in his care by the irresponsible Mayzie La Bird. Seussical is fun for the whole family! (more...)
Kids' Night On Broadway Returns For THE KING AND I Kids' Night On Broadway Returns For THE KING AND I
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Kids' Night on Broadway is a year-round national audience development program of The Broadway League, the national trade association of the Broadway industry, created to introduce kids and young adults to the magical world of theatrical entertainment. Hershey Theatre is proud to participate on Wednesday, April 4, when The King and I is in Hershey! (more...)
Elizabethtown College Symphonic Band Celebrates End Of Semester Elizabethtown College Symphonic Band Celebrates End Of Semester
by BWW News Desk on December 02, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The Elizabethtown College Symphonic Band presents its annual fall concert Today, Dec. 2 at 7:30 p.m. in Leffler Chapel and Performance Center. E-town associate professor of music and director of instrumental studies Robert Spence conducts the ensemble. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; SHEAR MADNESS Leads Best Play! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Central PA Awards; SHEAR MADNESS Leads Best Play!
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Servant Stage Company Announces OLD-TIME GOSPEL RADIO CHRISTMAS! Servant Stage Company Announces OLD-TIME GOSPEL RADIO CHRISTMAS!
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

A Servant Stage audience favorite, the Old-Time Gospel Radio Hour is back with a special Holiday broadcast! Featuring classic Christmas favorites, inspiring new arrangements, and plenty of laughs, this high-energy Christmas celebration is sure to be a memorable and joyous event for the whole family! (more...)
Cole Swindell to Stop in Hershey, PA; Tix on Sale Today Cole Swindell to Stop in Hershey, PA; Tix on Sale Today
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Cole Swindell stops at Giant Center today, March 2, 2018 at 7:30 PM. Special guests include Chris Janson and Lauren Alaina. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 01, 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 ... (more...)
The Millbrook Playhouse Youth Ensemble Presents ANNIE JR. The Millbrook Playhouse Youth Ensemble Presents ANNIE JR.
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Producing Artistic, Director, David E. Leidholdt and Millbrook Playhouse Board of Directors announces the 2017 Millbrook Playhouse Youth Ensemble's third annual holiday production, ANNIE JR. THE MUSICAL. Running December 15, 16 and 17 at the Sloan Fine Arts Center on the Lock Haven University campus. (more...)
Reading Theater Project 5 Minute Fringe Festival Announces Submission Call Reading Theater Project 5 Minute Fringe Festival Announces Submission Call
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Central Pennsylvania

Take a creative risk with the Reading Theater Project! Performing artists are invited to submit an original piece for Reading Theater Project's upcoming 5 minute fringe festival, Fairy Tales: Fact or Fiction? All submissions should connect to the theme with weekly creative labs begin in mid-January. (more...)