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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More!
by BWW Special on April 20, 2018 in Long Island

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, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
BWW Review: CRY-BABY at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre BWW Review: CRY-BABY at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre
by Melissa Giordano on April 18, 2018 in Long Island

In a Grease-meets-Romeo & Juliet type of tale, the Tony nominated musical Cry-Baby brings loads of laughs. The Long Island premiere - running through May 12th at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre at CM Performing Arts Center (CMPAC) - is superbly directed by Patrick Grossman - the Artistic Director of the Oakdale venue - and boasts an extraordinary cast. I've long admired the top notch comedic talent we have here on Long Island and the artists in this production certainly deliver sidesplitting performances. (more...)
The Gateway Announces 2018 Season The Gateway Announces 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in Long Island

The Gateway is thrilled to announce its 2018 Season! The Gateway's new season features dazzling Broadway hits incluing: A Chorus Line, Nunsense, Memphis, Cabaret, Flashdance and Beauty & The Beast. Tickets start at $59 and go on sale to the public on Tuesday, March 20 at 10am. Student and youth prices are available for select shows. Full Season Subscription Memberships are available now through March 18th. Season Subscription memberships include tickets to all five Main Stage shows and exclusive membership perks. For more information, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133, or visit the website at TheGateway.org. (more...)
Cristina Fontanelli to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Debut, 4/18 Cristina Fontanelli to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Debut, 4/18
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2018 in Long Island

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Cristina Fontanelli www.cristinafontanelli.com in "Love Italian Style".  Award-winning Singer/PBS-TV host Cristina Fontanelli carries the Italian torch in her debut at Feinsteins/54 Below.  This Feinsteins at the Regency regular (appearances included  singing Happy Birthday to Mickey Rooney for his 90th Birthday Party documented in the "Life and Times of Mickey Rooney", Simon & Schuster (2015) Excerpt from the 'Life and Times of Mickey Rooney')  Boston Pops soloist, and PBS-TV host for Andrea Bocelli and Il Volo, explores the theme of love with a passionate, Italian flavor in her new show Love Italian Style.  (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 15 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 15
by Audition Roundup on April 15, 2018 in Long Island

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 15, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at The Long Island Premiere Of CRY-BABY THE MUSICAL At The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at The Long Island Premiere Of CRY-BABY THE MUSICAL At The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 14, 2018 in Long Island

Cry-Baby The Musical makes its Long Island Premiere tonight at The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre, running through May 12th. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on April 13, 2018 in Long Island

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 LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
THIS ISN'T HELPING Returns To Port Jefferson On 5/12 THIS ISN'T HELPING Returns To Port Jefferson On 5/12
by BWW News Desk on April 11, 2018 in Long Island

Storyteller, writer, performer, and creative arts therapist Jude Treder-Wolff's critically acclaimed solo-show, This Isn't Helping, returns to the The Performing Arts Studio in Port Jefferson, Long Island on Saturday, May 12 at 7 pm. This Isn't Helping is written and performed by Treder-Wolff and features original songs written by Treder-Wolff and Wells Hanley. The comedy has been developed through coaching with Kevin Allison (RISK! podcast/show creator and The State/MTV). (more...)
BWW Review: TWELVE ANGRY MEN at Theatre Three BWW Review: TWELVE ANGRY MEN at Theatre Three
by Melissa Giordano on April 11, 2018 in Long Island

Reginald Rose's Tony nominated play Twelve Angry Men is certainly an affecting piece and a wonderful selection for Theatre Three's thrilling 48th Season. This superb showing, running through May 5th at the stunning Port Jefferson venue, is excellently directed by Bradlee E. Bing and indeed continues the intense atmosphere that Mr. Rose created starting with an Emmy winning TV broadcast in 1954. (more...)
Theater 294, LI Rep Present THE MIRACLE WORKER Theater 294, LI Rep Present THE MIRACLE WORKER
by BWW News Desk on April 11, 2018 in Long Island

The Long Island Repertory Co. is presenting The Miracle Worker, William Gibson's classic play about Helen Keller and Annie Sullivan, from April 20 to May 6 at Theater 294. (more...)
The Long Island Concert Orchestra Performs PETER AND THE WOLF The Long Island Concert Orchestra Performs PETER AND THE WOLF
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2018 in Long Island

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts is proud to present Sergei Prokofiev's symphonic fairy tale "Peter and the Wolf," performed by the Long Island Concert Orchestra, on Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m., featuring world-renowned conductor Enrico Fagone from Italy and narrated by voice-over actor and former Long Island radio personality Cindy Clifford. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 8 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 8
by Audition Roundup on April 08, 2018 in Long Island

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 8, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Feature: The Luke Neuhedel Foundation presents annual charity production of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING BWW Feature: The Luke Neuhedel Foundation presents annual charity production of HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING
by Jaime Zahl on April 06, 2018 in Long Island

A group of Long Island performers and musicians have gathered together once again for a charitable cause in the Luke Neuhedel Foundation production of 'How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying.' (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More!
by BWW Special on April 06, 2018 in Long Island

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 COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and more! (more...)
2018 Global Connectivity Event YOU ARE NOT ALONE Aims for Change 2018 Global Connectivity Event YOU ARE NOT ALONE Aims for Change
by BWW News Desk on April 05, 2018 in Long Island

In today's world, there has been a marked resurgence of humanitarian rallies and causes. People are standing up for their rights, demanding that the time has come for change. With movements like The Women's March and the #metoo campaign, it is clear to see that the up and coming generation are ready to cultivate a world that they can be proud to live in (more...)
Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Come to Long Island Guitar Festival Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo to Come to Long Island Guitar Festival
by BWW News Desk on April 03, 2018 in Long Island

The acclaimed Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo will appear at the 26th annual Long Island Guitar Festival on April 14 at 8:00PM.   The program, 40th Anniversary Retrospective includes works by Manuel de Falla, Francesco Canova da Milano, Joaquin Rodrigo, Gioacchino Rossini, Paul Moravec, Isaac Albeniz, J. S. Bach and Philipp Nicolai. The concert will take place at Hillwood Cinema at Hillwood Commons, Long Island University Post, Brookville, NY. The duo will present a Master Class on Sunday, April 15 at the Fine Arts Center, LIU Post.  Concert tickets are $25.00 General; Seniors/students/members of guitar societies (with ID) $20.00 & $10.00. (more...)
CRY-BABY THE MUSICAL Makes Long Island Premiere At The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre CRY-BABY THE MUSICAL Makes Long Island Premiere At The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 03, 2018 in Long Island

The Opening Night performance starts at 8:00PM on Saturday, April 14th! (more...)
Summer Stages: Jaime's Spring/Summer Picks! Summer Stages: Jaime's Spring/Summer Picks!
by Jaime Zahl on April 03, 2018 in Long Island

Just this past week marked my one-year anniversary joining the BroadwayWorld Long Island team and I have to say it's been a wonderful experience. It's only cemented in my mind how talented this region truly is and what a unique place we get to live in where arts are so cherished. (more...)
Bay Street Theater To Host Screening Of Jules Feiffer's BERNARD & HUEY Bay Street Theater To Host Screening Of Jules Feiffer's BERNARD & HUEY
by BWW News Desk on April 02, 2018 in Long Island

Bay Street Theater and Sag Harbor Center for the Arts will present a special advanced screening of the Jules Feiffer-penned film BERNARD AND HUEY on Sunday, April 29th, at 2 pm. The film will be followed by a Q&A with Oscar/Pulitzer Prize winner Feiffer, and director Dan Mirvish. General admission tickets are $15 and are on sale now at baystreet.org and at the Box Office. (more...)
Jacob Burns Film Center Announces Exciting Slate of Spring Events Jacob Burns Film Center Announces Exciting Slate of Spring Events
by BWW News Desk on April 02, 2018 in Long Island

The Jacob Burns Film Center (JBFC), a nonprofit cultural arts center and one of the most successful suburban film houses in the country, announced today a variety of unique and compelling film series launching or re-launching this spring. Many of the film screenings also feature thought-provoking and engaging Q&As with renowned local and international filmmakers, cast members, and more. (more...)
Vail-Leavitt Music Hall Presents THIS ISN'T YOUR LIFE (BUT IT COULD BE) Vail-Leavitt Music Hall Presents THIS ISN'T YOUR LIFE (BUT IT COULD BE)
by BWW News Desk on April 02, 2018 in Long Island

The Vail-Leavitt Music Hall presents This Isn't Your Life (But It Could Be!), with special guest Jack Benny (yes, that Jack Benny) and friends. Don't miss this one-of-a-kind journey through the art of storytelling featuring old time radio sketches, personal anecdotes, stories in song, vintage TV vignettes, and other yarns from all walks of life ONE DAY ONLY Saturday, April 14. Shows at 3 and 7:30 pm Tickets: $15| Seniors/Students: $12. This event features the Vail Radio Theatre and Story Slam with Long Island's Best Storytellers. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 1 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 1
by Audition Roundup on April 01, 2018 in Long Island

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 1, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Photo Coverage: CELTIC WOMAN Return to Long Island's Tilles Center Photo Coverage: CELTIC WOMAN Return to Long Island's Tilles Center
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy on March 30, 2018 in Long Island

Celtic Woman appeared at the Tilles Center for The Performing Arts last night. BroadwayWorld attended the show, and you can check out photos below! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More!
by BWW Special on March 30, 2018 in Long Island

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 PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! (more...)
Summer Stages: Long Island Spring/Summer 2018 Preview Summer Stages: Long Island Spring/Summer 2018 Preview
by Melissa Giordano on March 30, 2018 in Long Island

Spring is in the air and Summer is just around the corner and that means a hopping theatre scene is in full force on Long Island. For the past almost seven years, I've truly enjoyed traveling the Island to tell you about the amazing shows and extraordinary talent that we have. As such, below are some of my picks for this coming season. Ok, to be honest, I'd have listed every show if I could! And soon to follow will be the picks for rest of the Long Island team - Jaime, Anthony, and Nick. We're going to be very busy bees! Can't wait! Cheers! (more...)