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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
The Two-Man Comedy A TUNA CHRISTMAS Hits The Off Broadway Palm Stage! The Two-Man Comedy A TUNA CHRISTMAS Hits The Off Broadway Palm Stage!
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

The Off Broadway Palm Theatre presents A Tuna Christmas playing November 16 through December 25, 2017. This hilarious sequel to Greater Tuna is So funny it could make a raccoon laugh affectionately at Davy Crockett...It's far too good for just Christmas.' says The New York Post. (more...)
BWW Review: LEADING LADIES at Gulfshore Playhouse is Wonderfully Witty! BWW Review: LEADING LADIES at Gulfshore Playhouse is Wonderfully Witty!
by Emily Yorgey on November 12, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Gulfshore Playhouse's LEADING LADIES is absolutely the show to see if you want a fun, entertaining, and unique night of theatre. The acting was fantastic, the jokes were precise and perfectly delivered, and the story, written by Ken Ludwig, has easily become one of my new favorites. I highly suggest seeing it if you get the chance; it is well worth it, and I promise you will have a time full of laughter and enjoyment in the two hours that LEADING LADIES plays out. You really don't want to miss this one. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More!
by BWW Special on November 10, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be
by Gil Kaan on November 09, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Conductor extraordinaire John Mauceri, at 72 years young, has the memory of a straight-A college kid vividly recalling detailed facts of incidents long ago right off the top of his head. The go-to expert on all subjects Leonard Bernstein, John will be conducting BERNSTEIN ON STAGE at the Valley Performing Arts Center (The Soraya) November 17, 2017. John most graciously chatted on the phone with me for an hour from his New York home after just returning from Mexico. (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 November 08, 2017 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...)
Evergreen Bellamy Brothers Hit 'Let Your Love Flow' Featured in Tom Cruise Film Evergreen Bellamy Brothers Hit 'Let Your Love Flow' Featured in Tom Cruise Film
by BWW News Desk on November 07, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

The evergreen Bellamy Brothers hit song, 'Let Your Love Flow,' written by Larry Wilson, was featured in AMERICAN MADE, a major release from Universal Pictures this year, with the duo taking their eponymously titled tour to Africa later this month. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More!
by BWW Special on November 03, 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 LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! (more...)
Exclusive: BROADWAY ON THE BEACH to Make World Premiere at JW Marriott Marco Island Exclusive: BROADWAY ON THE BEACH to Make World Premiere at JW Marriott Marco Island
by BWW News Desk on October 30, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

A new concert review of Broadway songs and jazz standards will be coming to the JW Marriott Marco Island Beach Resort from November 29th - December 3rd. (more...)
Florida Repertory Theatre Continues 20th Season with THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO this December Florida Repertory Theatre Continues 20th Season with THE LAST NIGHT OF BALLYHOO this December
by BWW News Desk on October 30, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Florida Repertory Theatre's 20th anniversary season continues with Alfred Uhry's hit comedy, The Last Night of Ballyhoo, winner of the 1997 Tony Award for Best Play. Florida Rep first produced the romantic comedy in the fall of 1999 as part of its second season. (more...)
BWW Review: SYLVIA at Florida Repertory Theatre is Doggone Delightful! BWW Review: SYLVIA at Florida Repertory Theatre is Doggone Delightful!
by Emily Yorgey on October 28, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

If you have ever wondered what your dog would say if they could talk, SYLVIA is absolutely the show for you. And even if you don't have a dog or other kind of pet, I guarantee you'll still appreciate the humor, wit, and charm of Florida Rep's production of SYLVIA. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/27 - BRIGHT STAR, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/27 - BRIGHT STAR, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on October 27, 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 BRIGHT STAR, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
Gulfshore Playhouse Announces Call For Submissions For 2018 New Works Festival Gulfshore Playhouse Announces Call For Submissions For 2018 New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk on October 26, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Gulfshore Playhouse has announced the Sixth Annual New Works Festival call for submissions begins Wednesday, Nov. 1 at 9 a.m. (more...)
Broadway Palm Is Cooking Up A Bowl Full Of Fun With CURIOUS GEORGE AND THE GOLDEN MEATBALL Broadway Palm Is Cooking Up A Bowl Full Of Fun With CURIOUS GEORGE AND THE GOLDEN MEATBALL
by BWW News Desk on October 25, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

This fall Broadway Palm Children's Theatre presents Curious George and the Golden Meatball playing October 25, 27, 29* and November 2, 3, 7, 10, 11*, 14, and 17, 2017. (more...)
Pulitzer Prize Winning DISGRACED Opens Next Month At Florida Rep Pulitzer Prize Winning DISGRACED Opens Next Month At Florida Rep
by BWW News Desk on October 23, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Florida Repertory Theatre's 20th anniversary season continues with Ayad Akhtar's critically acclaimed work, Disgraced. Winner of the 2013 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, 'Disgraced' is one of the most-produced plays in America right now, and deals with issues ripped from the headlines. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 10/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Ft. Myers/Naples - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW on October 20, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Ft. Myers/Naples (more...)
Lois Lowry, Author Of THE GIVER, To Visit Florida Rep This Fall Lois Lowry, Author Of THE GIVER, To Visit Florida Rep This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 20, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Florida Repertory Theatre is proud to announce that award-winning author, Lois Lowry, and Broadway playwright, Eric Coble, will be in residence on November 6 for a performance and post-show discussion of Coble's adaptation of Lowry's acclaimed book, 'The Giver.' (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!
by BWW Special on October 20, 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 PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
Gulfshore Playhouse Hosts Second Annual LOVERLY TEA Gulfshore Playhouse Hosts Second Annual LOVERLY TEA
by BWW News Desk on October 18, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Gulfshore Playhouse, Naples' premiere professional theatre, will host the second annual Loverly Tea luncheon on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 1 p.m. at the Naples Sailing and Yacht Club. (more...)
BWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is Magical! BWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway Palm Dinner Theatre is Magical!
by Emily Yorgey on October 17, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

PIPPIN at Broadway Palm is definitely a production you do not want to miss. From the amazingly strong acting, to the incredible singing, and, of course, the spectacular dancing and acrobatics, there is something for everyone in this show. (more...)
Four-Time Tony Award Winner PIPPIN Now Playing At Broadway Palm! Four-Time Tony Award Winner PIPPIN Now Playing At Broadway Palm!
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Experience the thrilling Tony Award-winning musical PIPPIN at Broadway Palm now through November 18, 2017. Described as An eye-popping, jaw-dropping, VISUALLY STUNNING extravaganza. THE THRILL OF THE SEASON! by NY1, PIPPIN is the not-to-be-missed musical at Broadway Palm this year. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 15 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 15
by Audition Roundup on October 15, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 15, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway Palm BWW Review: PIPPIN at Broadway Palm
by Fran Thomas on October 14, 2017 in Ft. Myers/Naples

Quadruple threat cast brings magic to Broadway Palm (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 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 ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (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 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 HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)