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Indy Monthly Names Gail Payne Best Cabaret Act of 2017 Indy Monthly Names Gail Payne Best Cabaret Act of 2017
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Indianapolis

Indianapolis Monthly Magazine named Gail Payne Best Cabaret Act in its December 2017 Best of Indy issue, which includes the editors' favorites in categories of Food & Drink, Arts & Culture, Shopping & Style, and Health & Beauty. (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 Indianapolis

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: JANE LYNCH, A SWINGIN' LITTLE CHRISTMAS at The Cabaret BWW Review: JANE LYNCH, A SWINGIN' LITTLE CHRISTMAS at The Cabaret
by The Marriage Matinee on December 09, 2017 in Indianapolis

'Tis the season for merriment and general jollity, and both are guaranteed when you take your seat for JANE LYNCH, A SWINGIN' LITTLE CHRISTMAS at The Cabaret, housed in Cook Theater at the Indiana Landmarks building. And both the setting and the art form lent themselves to an evening of food, music, and genuine laughter. (more...)
Emmy & Golden Globe-Winning Actress Jane Lynch to Bring Holiday Show to The Cabaret Emmy & Golden Globe-Winning Actress Jane Lynch to Bring Holiday Show to The Cabaret
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Indianapolis

Back by popular demand! Broadway and Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch and her posse are back at The Cabaret for a comically kitsch throwback to the old WWII USO canteen and 1960's Christmas specials of yore. (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 Indianapolis

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...)
Apply for Great American Songbook Foundation's 2018 Summer Academy Apply for Great American Songbook Foundation's 2018 Summer Academy
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Indianapolis

The Great American Songbook Foundation has launched the nationwide application process for its 2018 Songbook Academy summer intensive, a one-of-a-kind music and performance program for high school students led by Foundation founder and five-time Grammy Award nominee Michael Feinstein. (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 Indianapolis

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...)
Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Beef & Boards Photo Flash: First Look at A CHRISTMAS CAROL at Beef & Boards
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2017 in Indianapolis

A Christmas Carol, Charles Dickens' timeless classic about redemption against all odds, is now on stage at Beef & Boards stage through Dec. 22. This one-hour production features traditional carols and is on stage for a limited number of performances. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
2018 Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival Announces Season 2018 Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival Announces Season
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Indianapolis

The Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival has announced its new season of dynamic, world-class productions, centered around stagings of two of Shakespeare's greatest works, Othello and The Merchant of Venice. The 2018 NDSF season will examine issues of race, immigration, and religion, and will encourage audiences, actors, scholars, and artists to consider the topics raised, and their implications for the community. (more...)
BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL Brings in the Season at the Murat Theatre BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL Brings in the Season at the Murat Theatre
by The Marriage Matinee on December 01, 2017 in Indianapolis

This season of festivities feels incomplete without the iconic phrase, You'll shoot your eye out, kid! It would seem impossible to improve upon the cinematic genius that brought that phrase into vogue, but A CHRISTMAS STORY THE MUSICAL has proven that wrong. (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 Indianapolis

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...)
Tickets for Indianapolis Engagement of LES MISERABLES Onsale Today Tickets for Indianapolis Engagement of LES MISERABLES Onsale Today
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Indianapolis

Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed production of Alain Boublil and Claude-Michel Sch nberg's Tony Award-winning musical phenomenon, LES MISERABLES, will go on sale Thursday, November 30 at 6 am for its much anticipated Indianapolis engagement at Old National Centre direct from a celebrated two-and-a-half year Broadway engagement. Tickets will be available online beginning at 6am at BroadwayinIndianapolis.com or Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will be available at 10 am by phone at 1-800-982-2787 or in person at the Old National Centre Ticket Office. Groups of 10 or more can book now by calling 317-632-7469 x103. (more...)
BWW Review: Phoenix Xmas Show Balances Salty and Sweet BWW Review: Phoenix Xmas Show Balances Salty and Sweet
by Melissa Hall on November 28, 2017 in Indianapolis

In May the Phoenix theater will hold its grand opening at its new location. That exciting fact makes this Xmas show particularly special. This year is the very last time audiences can see the holiday hit in the old church the Phoenix has called home for decades. There are years of new memories to be made on the new stage, but for those of us who have made A Very Phoenix Xmas part of our annual holiday tradition, there was something special about seeing this final show. (more...)
Emmy & Golden Globe-Winning Actress Jane Lynch to Bring Holiday Show to The Cabaret Emmy & Golden Globe-Winning Actress Jane Lynch to Bring Holiday Show to The Cabaret
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Indianapolis

Back by popular demand! Broadway and Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch and her posse are back at The Cabaret for a comically kitsch throwback to the old WWII USO canteen and 1960's Christmas specials of yore. (more...)
BWW Review: A BEEF & BOARDS CHRISTMAS Reins in the Holiday Season at Beef & Boards BWW Review: A BEEF & BOARDS CHRISTMAS Reins in the Holiday Season at Beef & Boards
by The Marriage Matinee on November 28, 2017 in Indianapolis

With Thanksgiving barely being survived and a nutty Black Friday put behind me, it was time for the 25th (and final) A Beef & Boards Christmas! (more...)
BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner! BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner!
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Indianapolis

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive theatre website, has signed on as the 2018 official media partner for Charity Network, including online auction site Charitybuzz and sweepstakes platform Prizeo. This collaboration will bring to the forefront news about doing good and giving back, from Broadway to the broader entertainment industry. (more...)
Photo Flash: The 25th Annual A BEEF & BOARDS CHRISTMAS Opens 11/24 Photo Flash: The 25th Annual A BEEF & BOARDS CHRISTMAS Opens 11/24
by BWW News Desk on November 24, 2017 in Indianapolis

A Beef & Boards Christmas, the dinner theatre's annual sparkling celebration of the season, marks its 25th year in 2017, opening on Nov. 24. This year's production is significant not only for its remarkable milestone, but also for the fact that it won't return in 2018. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More!
by BWW Special on November 24, 2017 in Indianapolis

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...)
Phil Kline's Avant-Garde Holiday Tradition UNSILENT NIGHT to Parade Through 37 Cities This December Phil Kline's Avant-Garde Holiday Tradition UNSILENT NIGHT to Parade Through 37 Cities This December
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Indianapolis

This December, composer Phil Kline's mobile sound-sculpture UNSILENT NIGHT takes place in more than 37 cities across the United States and Canada. Streets, parks and sidewalks will come alive with 'a shimmering sound-wall of bells and chimes that is dreamlike to wander through in the December nip' (The Village Voice). (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Songbook Foundation Exhibit Examines MUSIC MAN Creator Meredith Wilson Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Songbook Foundation Exhibit Examines MUSIC MAN Creator Meredith Wilson
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Indianapolis

The Great American Songbook Foundation has mounted an interactive public exhibit of rare items from the personal archives of Meredith Willson, creator of The Music Man, The Unsinkable Molly Brown and other pop culture touchstones. Scroll down for a sneak peek at some of the materials! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 11/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Indianapolis - Week of 11/20/2017
by BWW on November 20, 2017 in Indianapolis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/20/2017 for Indianapolis (more...)
Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE at Buck Creek Playhouse Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE at Buck Creek Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on November 20, 2017 in Indianapolis

Join the Buck Creek Players as we continue our 44th season of quality theatre with IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE: A LIVE RADIO PLAY by Joe Landry. Opening on Friday, December 1st, and continuing for three weekends through Sunday, December 17th, curtain times are at 8 p.m.on Fridays and Saturdays, with 2:30 p.m. matinees on Sundays. All performances will be held at the Buck Creek Playhouse, 11150 Southeastern Avenue. Admission is $18 for adults and $16 for children, students, and senior citizens (ages 62 and up). Reservations are recommended, and may be reserved securely online with no added fees at www.buckcreekplayers.com, or by calling our automated reservation line at 317-862-2270. Group discounts are also available for parties of ten or more when purchased online in a single transaction. (more...)
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 Indianapolis

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 Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Unites the Community at Pike Performing Arts Center BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS Unites the Community at Pike Performing Arts Center
by The Marriage Matinee on November 10, 2017 in Indianapolis

Drawing from ethnic flavors of Latin music and the modern, 21st-century popular styles of rap and hip-hop, IN THE HEIGHTS, by Lin-Manuel Miranda and directed by Karin Stratton, tells the story of a close-knit group of friends in the Washington Heights. (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 Indianapolis

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...)