(8/24/2019) - Dining with Ploetz, an evening of one-acts, will play at Theater for the New City September 5 – 22. Opening night is slated for Friday, September 6 at 8:00 pm. Written by playwright and published author Richard Ploetz, the production features three dark comedies, Goldfish, Memory Like a Pale Green Clock and Bone Appetite.Photo Flash: UnsungMusicalsCo. Presents 45 MINUTES by BWW News Desk - Off-Broadway
(8/23/2019) - UnsungMusicalsCo. (Ben West, Artistic Director) presents the new documentary musical 45 Minutes from Coontown, created, written and performed by Ben West, the founder of UMC and a 2017 recipient of Lincoln Center's Martin E. Segal Award, with musical continuity and arrangements by Fran Minarik, direction and musical staging by Parker Esse, and music direction by Dionne McClain-Freeney. Photo Flash: SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE At Insight Theatre Company by BWW News Desk - St. Louis
(8/23/2019) - Theatre of NOTE continues its 2019 season with the world premiere of DRIVING WILDE by Jacqueline Wright, directed by Bart DeLorenzo. DRIVING WILDE will preview Friday and Saturday, August 16 and August 17 at 8pm, and will open on August 22 at 8pm and run through September 21 at Theatre of NOTE, 1517 N Cahuenga Blvd (just north of Sunset) in Hollywood. Photo Flash: Broadway Palm Presents ONCE! by BWW News Desk - Ft. Myers/Naples
(8/23/2019) - Broadway Palm proudly presents their 200th production Once playing now through September 28, 2019. Once is the winner of eight Tony Awards including Best Musical and was the 2013 Grammy Award-winner for Best Musical Theatre Album. The musical is based on the 2007 Academy-Award winning film of the same name.Photo Flash: Main Street Theater Presents THE HARD PROBLEM by BWW News Desk - Houston
(8/23/2019) - Main Street Theater (MST) opens its 44th Season with Tom Stoppard's newest play, The Hard Problem. MST and Executive Artistic Director Rebecca Greene Udden have long been the go-to source for Stoppard's plays for Houston, for Texas, and even the nation (MST's production of The Coast of Utopia trilogy drew audiences from across the U.S.). It's fitting, then, that MST would produce the Regional Premiere of Stoppard's latest work. Photo Flash: Maura Tierney Stars In WITCH At Geffen Playhouse by BWW News Desk - Los Angeles
(8/23/2019) - In this fiendishly funny new play by Jen Silverman, inspired by The Witch of Edmonton by Rowley, Dekker and Ford, a charming devil arrives in the quiet village of Edmonton to bargain for the souls of its residents in exchange for their darkest wishes.Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with WORLD'S END by BWW News Desk - UK / West End
(8/23/2019) - In the U.S. premiere of playwright Kaite O' Reilly's internationally renowned play peeling, Sound Theatre Company continues staging authentic narratives and breaking new theatrical ground. peeling weaves audio description, sign language, and theatrical spectacle into a no-holds-barred play about representation, women, reproduction, war, and eugenics.Photo Flash: First Look at INDY JONES at Seattle Public Theater by BWW News Desk - Seattle
(8/23/2019) - From the comedy writers who have had Seattle in stitches for decades and the creators of last year's sell-out super hit A Very Die Hard Christmas, comes a new adaption Indy Jones and the Raiders of the Last Temple of the Doomed Ark. Sketch writers from critically acclaimed troupe The Habit have teamed up with Seattle Public Theater to create a new musical comedy that is sure to bring a blockbuster to the shores of Green Lake this summer. Tickets are on sale now and performances are to be held at the Bathhouse Theatre August 15 - September 15, 2019.Photo Coverage: OKLAHOMA! Cast Celebrates Casting Recording Release at Barnes and Noble by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Broadway
(8/22/2019) - Welcome to the '60s as Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents the big, bold, and beautiful Broadway blockbuster Hairspray, now on stage through Oct. 6. This fun and fabulous musical won eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical and Best Original Score for its music by Marc Shaiman.Photo Flash: California Shakespeare Theater Presents HOUSE OF JOY by BWW News Desk - San Francisco
(8/22/2019) - California Shakespeare Theater continues its 2019 summer season with the world premiere of House of Joy by Madhuri Shekar as part of their New Classics Initiative; playing now through September 8, 2019 at the Bruns Amphitheater. A Pay What You Can performance will be held on Wednesday, August 14. Photo Flash: Granite Theatre Presents Agatha Christie's THE HOLLOW by BWW News Desk - Rhode Island
(8/22/2019) - “The Hollow” is another thriller in our continuing series of Agatha Christie mysteries. The show opens September 6, 2019 and runs thru September 29 at the Granite Theatre. Producer/Artistic Director for the theatre is David Jepson. Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Steppenwolf's THE GREAT LEAP by BWW News Desk - Chicago
(8/22/2019) - Only four weeks left for Jim Steinman's BAT OUT OF HELL - The Musical at Stage Metronom Theater in Oberhausen. Since its premiere in November last year, a true Fankult around the show with the world hit by Jim Steinman has developed. So nightly costumed spectators are spotted on the show, for example, that rock with the energy-charged ensemble theater. Standing ovations and concert atmosphere every night!Photo Coverage: First look at Evolution Theatre Company's WHO KILLED JOAN CRAWFORD? by Jerri Shafer - Columbus
(8/22/2019) - In Michael Leeds new murder-mystery comedy, on a dark stormy night, five men arrive at a cabin for a famous soap star's surprise birthday party. Each guest has been asked to dress as the birthday boy's favorite actress, Joan Crawford, in one of her signature roles - and the results aren't pretty, in more ways than one. As they wait for the star, the five 'Joans' begin drinking and dishing, soon dark secrets emerge and then there's one less Joan ... and then there are four…then three…then…? All this leads to a shocking and unforeseen ending.
Featuring: David Bahgat as Gene Harlow, Frank Barnhart as Harvey Goldberg, Ralph Scott as Stewart Fry, David Allen Vargo as Leo Lawrence, Lane Schlicher as David Hoch, Stewart Jamison as Trick Rogers.
Performances are August 21st thru the 31st, 2019 at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215. For tickets, visit: http://www.evolutiontheatre.org/Exclusive Photo Flash: Jeremy Stolle and Friends Perform at Feinstein's/54 Below by BWW News Desk - Cabaret
(8/21/2019) - RuPaul's Drag Race break-out star LATRICE ROYALE will returned tonight with an updated version of her acclaimed one woman show HERE'S TO LIFE at The Laurie Beechman Theater. In this celebratory journey of song and story-telling, Latrice shares tales of growing up gay in Compton, the events leading up to her “unfortunate incarceration,” and her infectious, ever-positive perspective that got her through it all.Photo Flash: BEAST ON THE MOON Opens Friday At International City Theatre by BWW News Desk - Los Angeles
(8/21/2019) - A bittersweet love story about two survivors of the Armenian genocide that is a universal tale of hope, healing and redemption is next up at International City Theatre. Artistic director caryn desai [sic] directs Richard Kalinoski's multiple award-winning Beast on the Moon for a three-week run, Aug. 23through Sept. 8, at International City Theatre in the Long Beach Performing Arts Center. Two low-priced previews are set for Aug. 21 and Aug. 22.Photo Flash: Barn Players Present MAMMA MIA! by BWW News Desk - Kansas City
(8/21/2019) - For 2-weeks only, the international hit musical sensation MAMMA MIA! comes to the Barn Players stage, August 22nd through September 1st, 2019 at downtown Kansas City's Arts Asylum, 1000 East 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106. So who is bride-to-be Sophie's Dad? Even Donna, her rockin' Mamma can't be sure who it is. Brace yourself for one riotous trip down the aisle when they all reunite for Sophie's Greek island wedding!Photo Flash: SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER At Theatre By The Sea by BWW News Desk - Rhode Island
(8/21/2019) - Saturday Night Fever is playing at Theatre By The Sea through September 8. For tickets call (401) 782-TKTS (8587), visit www.theatrebythesea.com, or visit the box office at 364 Cards Pond Rd., Wakefield, RI.