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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in Ireland

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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
Cork County to Come Alive with Culture Next Month Cork County to Come Alive with Culture Next Month
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Ireland

The count down has started for this year's Culture Night, the annual all-island public event that celebrates culture, creativity and the arts, which takes place on Friday, 22nd September. (more...)
EASTENDERS' Aaron Sidwell to Join the WICKED 2018 UK & Ireland Tour EASTENDERS' Aaron Sidwell to Join the WICKED 2018 UK & Ireland Tour
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in Ireland

WICKED, the West End and Broadway musical phenomenon that tells the incredible untold story of the Witches of Oz, is delighted to announce that EastEnders star Aaron Sidwell will play Fiyero. (more...)
Brian Friel's Masterpiece DANCING AT LUGHNASA Set for the Everyman Brian Friel's Masterpiece DANCING AT LUGHNASA Set for the Everyman
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Ireland

Brian Friel's masterpiece, 'Dancing at Lughnasa' has opened to critical acclaim at Cork's Everyman Theatre. Director, Julie Kelleher, working with a superb cast, and extremely talented production team, brings a deft touch to this staging of Friel's best-known play. Drawing the audience in from the very beginning, the deep poignancy of this well crafted play is fully realised on the Everyman stage. (more...)
HAPPY BIRTHDAY JACOB and More Next Week at The New Theatre HAPPY BIRTHDAY JACOB and More Next Week at The New Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Ireland

Next week, New Theatre is delighted to welcome BAKRU Theatre company back with their new production of Michael Marshall's Happy Birthday Jacob. This touching and humorous play interrogates what it means to be 'a family' in a creative and entertaining way. (more...)
High Calibre Cast Announced for Rapture's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE High Calibre Cast Announced for Rapture's A STREETCAR NAMED DESIRE
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2017 in Ireland

This autumn, Rapture Theatre's hot new production of the iconic American masterpiece will transport Scottish audiences to the sensual, sultry surroundings of New Orleans. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in Ireland

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 NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Jack O'Rourke and band, Karen Underwood, and More to Host Benefit Concert at Crane Lane Theatre Jack O'Rourke and band, Karen Underwood, and More to Host Benefit Concert at Crane Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2017 in Ireland

While the services are funded by the HSE, Department of Children and Youth Affairs and the Department of Social Protection, SHC recently faced a cut of €50,000 in grants.  (more...)
Selladoor Take on Steinbeck at the Theatre Royal Selladoor Take on Steinbeck at the Theatre Royal
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2017 in Ireland

Selladoor productions in association with The Marlowe Theatre Canterbury, announce a 10-week Uk Tour of the landmark Steinbeck classic Of Mice and Men opening at Marlowe Canterbury on 29 January 2018. (more...)
Everyman to Stage Summer Blockbuster DANCING AT LUGHNASA Everyman to Stage Summer Blockbuster DANCING AT LUGHNASA
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in Ireland

Excitement is growing as word from the rehearsals for this year's Summer Blockbuster at Cork's Everyman Theatre, 'Dancing at Lughnasa' is that this production is shaping up to be an innovative and fresh take on the Friel classic. (more...)
THE WHITNEY HOUSTON SHOW Returns to UK & Ireland THE WHITNEY HOUSTON SHOW Returns to UK & Ireland
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2017 in Ireland

Whitney Houston fans are in for a treat this Autumn when The Greatest Love of All: The Whitney Houston Show starring Belinda Davids returns to the UK and Ireland for a second tour after wowing local audiences in 2016. (more...)
UK Tour of BEAUTIFUL Finds Its Carole King; Cast Announced! UK Tour of BEAUTIFUL Finds Its Carole King; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2017 in Ireland

Paul Blake, Sony/ATV Music Publishing and Mike Bosner in association with Michael Harrison are delighted to announce that Bronte Barbe will play 'Carole King' in the UK and Ireland tour of the Olivier, Tony and Grammy award-winning BEAUTIFUL - THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL. (more...)
Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of SON OF A PREACHER MAN Full Casting Announced for UK Tour of SON OF A PREACHER MAN
by BWW News Desk on July 31, 2017 in Ireland

The full cast is announced for heart-warming new musical Son of a Preacher Man. Joining Diana Vickers, Debra Stephenson and Ian Reddington in the 2017 tour are Michael Howe, Michelle Long, Kate Hardisty, Cassiopeia Berkeley-Agyepong, Lewis Kidd, Liam Vincent-Kilbride, Jon Bonner, Rachel McAllister, Ellie-Jane Goddard, Gary Mitchinson and Jess Barker. (more...)
BWW Review: Decadent Distills An Explosive PUMPGIRL BWW Review: Decadent Distills An Explosive PUMPGIRL
by Brendan Daly on July 29, 2017 in Ireland

With sparkling assurance, Abbie Spallen's Pumpgirl splices comedy and tragedy. (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 2017 in Ireland

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 West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)
Everyman to Stage Summer Blockbuster DANCING AT LUGHNASA Everyman to Stage Summer Blockbuster DANCING AT LUGHNASA
by BWW News Desk on July 26, 2017 in Ireland

Excitement is growing as word from the rehearsals for this year's Summer Blockbuster at Cork's Everyman Theatre, 'Dancing at Lughnasa' is that this production is shaping up to be an innovative and fresh take on the Friel classic. (more...)
BWW Review: Surviving The CRESTFALL BWW Review: Surviving The CRESTFALL
by Brendan Daly on July 22, 2017 in Ireland

In a dystopian landscape charged with searing verbal aggression, sustained horror, and gratuitous violence, Crestfall unfolds on the day when the lives of Olive, Alison, and Tilly fatefully intersect.   (more...)
Discover Hidden Histories During the Summer Holidays! Discover Hidden Histories During the Summer Holidays!
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Ireland

The Belgrade Theatre's Summer School is back for one week of jam-packed drama activities during the school holidays, split into two groups for ages 8 – 11 and 11 - 16. From Mon 7 to Fri 11 August, Summer School will explore the theme of Hidden Histories through a series of fun and practical theatre workshops. (more...)
Belgrade Theatre and Vamos Share Joy with Earlsdon Park Residents Belgrade Theatre and Vamos Share Joy with Earlsdon Park Residents
by BWW News Desk on July 21, 2017 in Ireland

Residents of Earsdon Park Village were treated to an interactive performance, from leading mask theatre company Vamos this week. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in Ireland

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 Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
Cast Announced for Daytime ShortWorks Operas at Wexford Festival Opera Cast Announced for Daytime ShortWorks Operas at Wexford Festival Opera
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in Ireland

The cast and creative teams performing in the popular daytime ShortWorks operas have been announced for this year's Festival.  Intimately staged and approximately one hour in length, the ShortWorks operas are presented in the nearby Clayton Whites Hotel and offer audiences the opportunity to enjoy a one-act opera or a condensed version of a more familiar opera. (more...)
Margaret Cho's 'Fresh Off The Bloat' Tour to Hit US, UK, Belgium and More Margaret Cho's 'Fresh Off The Bloat' Tour to Hit US, UK, Belgium and More
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in Ireland

Five-time Grammy and Emmy nominated comedian Margaret Cho has much to celebrate as she was recently named one of Rolling Stone magazine's 50 Best Stand-Up Comics of All Time and is set to launch what is sure to be her sickest stand-up comedy show to date this fall. (more...)
EVERY BRILLIANT THING Comes to the Everyman Next Week EVERY BRILLIANT THING Comes to the Everyman Next Week
by BWW News Desk on July 14, 2017 in Ireland

Paines Plough and Pentabus Theatre present Every Brilliant Thing - an uplifting story about depression, and the lengths we go to for those we love, at the Everyman Tuesday 18th July, for three performances only.  (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 14, 2017 in Ireland

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, HOOD, PIPPIN, and more! (more...)
Louise O'Neill's Novel 'Asking For It' Set for World Premiere at the Everyman Theatre Louise O'Neill's Novel 'Asking For It' Set for World Premiere at the Everyman Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2017 in Ireland

???????Louise O'Neill is a multi award-winning Irish writer. Her first novel, Only Ever Yours, which was initially released as a Young Adult novel, was subsequently released in an adult edition. (more...)