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VIDEO: Get A First Look at Dare To Defy Production's TICK TICK BOOM VIDEO: Get A First Look at Dare To Defy Production's TICK TICK BOOM
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2018 in Dayton

Tick, Tick... BOOM! is a heart breaking and hilarious journey through the dilemmas of real life and the rewards and limitations of dreaming. This autobiographical musical by Jonathan Larsen, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning composer of Rent, tells his story as he chases his dreams of a successful career in musical theatre. This show is relatable for anyone who has questioned their dream, feared time is passing them by, had a relationship or reached the stage of self-discovery. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Dayton - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW on April 20, 2018 in Dayton

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for Dayton (more...)
VTA Releases Names Of ONE SMALL VOICE Participants VTA Releases Names Of ONE SMALL VOICE Participants
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in Dayton

???????Victoria Theatre Association announces the names of 22 female musicians selected to participate in ONE SMALL VOICE: WOMEN WHO ROCK.  ONE SMALL VOICE strives to provide women singers and songwriters, ages 13 and up, with private coaching and recording opportunities that will ultimately give participants the confidence to follow their own music journey as solo artists. (more...)
BWW Review: TICK, TICK...BOOM! Shines at Dare To Defy Productions BWW Review: TICK, TICK...BOOM! Shines at Dare To Defy Productions
by Jenni Cypher on April 20, 2018 in Dayton

While there are some big shows in town this weekend, there is one little show that should not be overlooked.  Dare to Defy's TICK, TICK... BOOM! in the Mathile Theatre at the Schuster Center is as intimate as PHANTOM is spectacle and makes for a beautiful evening of theatre.   (more...)
BWW Review: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Enamors at VICTORIA THEATRE ASSOCIATION BWW Review: PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Enamors at VICTORIA THEATRE ASSOCIATION
by Jenni Cypher on April 19, 2018 in Dayton

PHANTOM OF THE OPERA is the longest running musical on Broadway.  For the rest of this week, you have the opportunity to see PHANTOM here in Dayton at the Schuster Center. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More!
by BWW Special on April 20, 2018 in Dayton

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 BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
BWW Review: BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Charms at HUMAN RACE THEATRE COMPANY BWW Review: BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS Charms at HUMAN RACE THEATRE COMPANY
by Jenni Cypher on April 17, 2018 in Dayton

Family.  When all is said and done, all we have left is our family.   This is the central message of BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS, currently in production at The Human Race Theatre Company at the Loft Theatre in Downtown Dayton. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 15 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 15
by Audition Roundup on April 15, 2018 in Dayton

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 15, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on April 13, 2018 in Dayton

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 LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
Huber Heights Performing Arts Hall Of Fame Announces Class Of 2018 Huber Heights Performing Arts Hall Of Fame Announces Class Of 2018
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2018 in Dayton

Huber Heights (Dayton) Ohio- April 7, 2018- The Huber Heights Performing Arts Hall of Fame announces its inductees for the class of 2018. There are 8 inductees with 1 of them being Posthumously. (more...)
VTA Presents Singer-Songwriter Duo Stills & Collins VTA Presents Singer-Songwriter Duo Stills & Collins
by BWW News Desk on April 09, 2018 in Dayton

Victoria Theatre Association continues the 2017-2018 Projects Unlimited Star Attractions with famed singer-songwriter duo, STEPHEN STILLS and JUDY COLLINS performing at the Schuster Center, Monday, June 11 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are go on sale Monday, April 23 at 10 a.m. at Ticket Center Stage, located in downtown Dayton, and can be purchased in person or by calling 937-228-3630 or 888-228-3630 or online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 8 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 8
by Audition Roundup on April 08, 2018 in Dayton

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 8, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
HRTC Announces 2018-2019 Season: AN ACT OF GOD, AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, and More HRTC Announces 2018-2019 Season: AN ACT OF GOD, AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 DAYS, and More
by BWW News Desk on April 06, 2018 in Dayton

The Human Race Theatre Company (HRTC) is proud to introduce the lineup for its 2018-2019 Eichelberger Loft Series - a five-show collection of works that examines specific moments in history-real and imaginary, corrects ancient history and revisits a part of the company's own history. The season, featuring one fierce musical and four engaging plays, begins September 6, 2018. In addition to the fully-produced works on the Loft Series, HRTC is launching a new Monday Night Playreading Series with the table readings of three diverse, crowd-pleasing scripts. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More!
by BWW Special on April 06, 2018 in Dayton

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 THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and more! (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 1 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 1
by Audition Roundup on April 01, 2018 in Dayton

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 1, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Shadowbox Live Announces The Passing Of Co-Founder Shadowbox Live Announces The Passing Of Co-Founder
by BWW News Desk on March 29, 2018 in Dayton

The metaperformers of Shadowbox Live are saddened to announce the passing of our founder, Stev Guyer. He passed Thursday morning (March 29) after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Not surprisingly, he was a rock star until the very end. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More!
by BWW Special on March 30, 2018 in Dayton

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 PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! (more...)
100 Theaters Join Playwrights in The Nationwide Ticketing Initiative 100 Theaters Join Playwrights in The Nationwide Ticketing Initiative
by BWW News Desk on March 27, 2018 in Dayton

Playwrights Welcome, the nationwide free ticketing initiative created by Samuel French for Dramatists Guild of America members, is thrilled to announce that over 100 theaters have joined the program. These Participating Theaters, located in 26 states, have joined Playwrights Welcome to invest in the success and artistic health of our industry writers, and by extension, the vibrancy of the American theatre. (more...)
VTA Family Series Presents JOURNEY TO OZ VTA Family Series Presents JOURNEY TO OZ
by BWW News Desk on March 26, 2018 in Dayton

Victoria Theatre Association announces the 2017-2018 Morris Furniture Company Family Series presentation of Journey to Oz on April 7, 2018 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m., along with a sensory-friendly performance on April 8, 2018 at 2 p.m. at the historic Victoria Theatre. Tickets are on sale now at the Ticket Center Stage Box Office, located inside the Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center in downtown Dayton, via phone 937-228-3630 or online at www.ticketcenterstage.com. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 25 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Mar. 25
by Audition Roundup on March 25, 2018 in Dayton

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, March 25, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Dare To Inspire Young Artists Summer Theater Opportunities
Announced Dare To Inspire Young Artists Summer Theater Opportunities Announced
by BWW News Desk on March 25, 2018 in Dayton

Summer Theater Camp Registration is now open!! Dare to Inspire Theater camp is going to be held at a new location this summer.  Camp will be held at the brand new Dayton Metro Library Main campus on Third Street.   We will have use of a wonderful community room and also be using and performing in The Bassani Theater located in the library.  (more...)
Dare To Defy Productions Presents TICK, TICK...BOOM! Dare To Defy Productions Presents TICK, TICK...BOOM!
by BWW News Desk on March 23, 2018 in Dayton

Regret, Worry, Bad Career Choices and the fear of turning 30… we can all relate. (more...)
THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD at Wright State University THE MYSTERY OF EDWIN DROOD at Wright State University
by Jenni Cypher on March 23, 2018 in Dayton

Wright State University Theatre concludes its 43rd season in the Festival Playhouse with the Tony Award-winning musical: The Mystery of Edwin Drood, running from March 15th - April 8th. The Mystery of Edwin Drood is a musical inspired by the unfinished novel by Charles Dickens. Drood became a Broadway smash hit, winning Tony's for Best Musical, Best Book and Best Score - all by Rupert Holmes in a tour-de-force creation. (more...)
BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN Delights at VICTORIA THEATRE ASSOCIATION BWW Review: SOMETHING ROTTEN Delights at VICTORIA THEATRE ASSOCIATION
by Jenni Cypher on March 23, 2018 in Dayton

The weather has been dreary and we could all use a few hours of laughter in our lives. Right now, you are on your phone or your computer, reading this review.  Pause and just go ahead and buy your tickets now to see the national tour of SOMETHING ROTTEN at the Schuster Center before it leaves Dayton after this week's performances.  You will not be disappointed. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/23 - PHANTOM, IN THE HEIGHTS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/23 - PHANTOM, IN THE HEIGHTS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on March 23, 2018 in Dayton

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 The Lion King, Finding Neverland, The Crucible, and more! (more...)