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Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide Introducing the BroadwayWorld Theatre Camp Guide
by BWW News Desk on January 16, 2018 in Ft. Myers/Naples

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive online theatre platform, is pleased to continue its recent expansion today with another new content initiative. Following the recent successful launches of Industry Insider, and Charity Corner, today we're introducing the 2018 Theatre Camp Guide. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 12, 2018 in Ft. Myers/Naples

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 Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
Rip-Roaring Comedy Featuring Tony Nominee to Open At Florida Rep! Rip-Roaring Comedy Featuring Tony Nominee to Open At Florida Rep!
by BWW News Desk on January 08, 2018 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Florida Repertory Theatre's 20th anniversary season continues with Alan Ayckbourn's farce about matrimonial discord, How the Other Half Loves, featuring Tony Award nominee and Broadway and screen veteran, Paxton Whitehead. (more...)
Tony Nominee Paxton Whitehead Joins HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES at Florida Rep Tony Nominee Paxton Whitehead Joins HOW THE OTHER HALF LOVES at Florida Rep
by BWW News Desk on January 09, 2018 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Florida Repertory Theatre has announced famed stage and screen actor, Paxton Whitehead, will join the cast of 'How the Other Half Loves' by Alan Ayckbourn, running in the Historic Arcade Theatre January 9-31, 2018. (more...)
NIGHT AND DAY Extended at Florida Rep NIGHT AND DAY Extended at Florida Rep
by BWW News Desk on January 08, 2018 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Florida Repertory Theatre extends the world premiere of Night and Day: Love Lost and Found through the Eyes of Cole Porter through March 11, 2018, in the ArtStage Studio Theatre. (more...)
EAT DRINK AND BE BROADWAY To Benefit TheatreZone EAT DRINK AND BE BROADWAY To Benefit TheatreZone
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2018 in Ft. Myers/Naples

TheatreZone will present 'Eat, Drink & Be Broadway,' its new signature fundraising event, from 6 to 10 p.m. on Wednesday, March 14 at the G&L Theatre, 13275 Livingston Road, Naples, where the non-profit organization is in-residence. The evening will feature a Cuban-themed cocktail reception and patron party, special presentation of Barry Manilow's Copacabana, and a limited live auction that will include the opportunity to appear on stage in Act II that evening. Guests can also vie to win two tickets to TheatreZone's 2018-19 main stage shows. (more...)
BWW Review: CHICAGO Razzle Dazzles The Audience at Broadway Palm! BWW Review: CHICAGO Razzle Dazzles The Audience at Broadway Palm!
by Emily Yorgey on January 07, 2018 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Broadway Palm's production of CHICAGO brought one of the most classic, well-known, jazzy musicals to life. From the costumes, to the music, to the acting, singing, and dancing; Broadway Palm sure knows how to Razzle Dazzle the audience, in the best way possible. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/4 - WAITRESS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/4 - WAITRESS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More!
by BWW Special on January 05, 2018 in Ft. Myers/Naples

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 Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
TheatreZone Launches New Cabaret Series 'Coffee, Tea & Broadway' TheatreZone Launches New Cabaret Series 'Coffee, Tea & Broadway'
by BWW News Desk on January 02, 2018 in Ft. Myers/Naples

TheatreZone launches its new morning cabaret series, Coffee, Tea & Broadway on Jan. 17, with additional cabarets on Feb. 14, March 14 and May 2. Each cabaret features five professional actors from the current stage show singing their favorite Broadway show tunes and other standards. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/29 - FIDDLER, LES MIS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/29 - FIDDLER, LES MIS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More!
by BWW Special on December 29, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

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 FIDDLER, LES MIS, and LOVE NEVER DIES. (more...)
Broadway Palm Proudly Presents CHICAGO Broadway Palm Proudly Presents CHICAGO
by BWW News Desk on December 28, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Broadway Palm proudly presents the longest running American musical CHICAGO from December 30, 2017 through February 10, 2018. With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred Ebb, CHICAGO is the winner of six 1997 Tony Awards and the Grammy for Best Musical Cast Recording. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/22 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE LORAX, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/22 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE LORAX, and More!
by BWW Special on December 22, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

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 Phantom of the Opera, A Christmas Carol, The Lorax, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 12/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 12/20/2017
by BWW on December 20, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/20/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)
Broadway And Film Stars Take The Stage In Gulfshore Playhouse's THE PRICE Broadway And Film Stars Take The Stage In Gulfshore Playhouse's THE PRICE
by BWW News Desk on December 20, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

As its first production of the new year, Gulfshore Playhouse presents Arthur Miller's The Price. Starring Jeffrey Binder (Broadway's Lion King and Mary Poppins ), David Whalen (star of motion pictures Fault in our Stars and American Pastoral ), Stuart Zagnit (Broadway's Newsies, Wicked, and Seussical ), and Marilee Talkington (off-Broadway's Truce) and directed by Kristen Coury, Gulfshore Playhouse's founder and producing artistic director, The Price will run from Saturday, Jan. 13 through Sunday, Feb. 4. (more...)
Leoma Lovegrove's MY STUDIO Returns To Broadway Palm! Leoma Lovegrove's MY STUDIO Returns To Broadway Palm!
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Leoma Lovegrove and her hit one-woman show My Studio returns to Broadway Palm for seven performances only January 4 through January 7, 2018! Join Matlacha Island phenom Leoma Lovegrove as she shares stories of her artistic adventures and the scores of interesting people, places and motifs she's painted while she creates masterpieces on stage live to a medley of nostalgic tunes. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More!
by BWW Special on December 15, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

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 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Pine Island Playhouse BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Pine Island Playhouse
by Fran Thomas on December 11, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

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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 Ft. Myers/Naples

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...)
Florida Stage Appearances Of Garrison Keillor Cancelled Following Misconduct Allegations Florida Stage Appearances Of Garrison Keillor Cancelled Following Misconduct Allegations
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

TampaBay.com reports that following allegations of sexual misconduct, stage appearances across Florida are being cancelled for Garrison Keillor. (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 Ft. Myers/Naples

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...)
BWW Review: THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO at Florida Rep is Cheerful and Charming! BWW Review: THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO at Florida Rep is Cheerful and Charming!
by Emily Yorgey on December 03, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Florida Repertory Theatre's production of THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO was an absolutely charming show. There were many funny, lighthearted moments throughout the show, but there was also a good amount of tension between characters, due to differences in their faith. It was a unique and very beautifully done romantic comedy. (more...)
Ahoy Matey! JINGLE AARGH THE WAY Sets Sail At Broadway Palm! Ahoy Matey! JINGLE AARGH THE WAY Sets Sail At Broadway Palm!
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Broadway Palm Children's Theatre sets sail on a Christmas pirate adventure with Jingle ARRGH the Way playing December 1, 2*, 5, 8, 10*, 12, 15, 16*, 22* and 24*, 2017. This all-new musical is based on the story by Melinda Long, How I Became a Pirate. Whether you're a fan of the original How I Became a Pirate or you're sailing the high seas for the first time, you're going to have a swashbuckling good time! (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 Ft. Myers/Naples

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...)
BWW Review: THE MOUSETRAP at Cultural Park Theater BWW Review: THE MOUSETRAP at Cultural Park Theater
by Emily Yorgey on November 29, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Cultural Park Theater's production of THE MOUSETRAP, despite clear efforts from the cast and crew to put on a good show, felt a little off. (more...)
BROADWAY ON THE BEACH Makes World Premiere Tonight at JW Marriott Marco Island BROADWAY ON THE BEACH Makes World Premiere Tonight at JW Marriott Marco Island
by BWW News Desk on November 29, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

A new concert review of Broadway songs and jazz standards comes to the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort from tonight, November 29th, through December 3rd. (more...)