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Excelsior! Comic Book Legend Stan Lee to Appear at Three Wizard World Comic Cons Excelsior! Comic Book Legend Stan Lee to Appear at Three Wizard World Comic Cons
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in Madison

Stan Lee, the legendary comic book writer, editor, actor, producer and publisher, today announced that he will make single-day, Saturday-only appearances at three Wizard World Comic Con events in the coming months. (more...)
Stan Lee and Lennie James Headline Wizard World COMIC CON Madison Stan Lee and Lennie James Headline Wizard World COMIC CON Madison
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in Madison

(OTCBB: WIZD) continues its 2017 schedule with its third trip to the Alliant Energy Center at Wizard World Comic Con Madison, September 22-24. Stan Lee (Marvel Chairman Emeritus), Lennie James ("The Walking Dead," Snatch), Sean Maher ("Firefly," Serenity), Michael Cudlitz ("The Walking Dead," "Lost"), Ray Park (Star Wars: Episode I -- The Phantom Menace, X-Men), Emma Caulfield ("Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Beverly Hills, 90210") and Monica Rial ("Dragon Ball Z," "Fullmetal Alchemist") headline the roster of celebrity guests scheduled to date to attend the comic con and pop culture extravaganza. (more...)
BWW Review: THREE SISTERS at American Players Theatre BWW Review: THREE SISTERS at American Players Theatre
by Melissa Hall on August 16, 2017 in Madison

Humans yearn for what we do not have. It is the trademark of our species. We seem to never be satisfied, always longing for more, better, bigger. Though this play is set a century ago in Russia, it could not be more relevant to our current culture. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 2017 in Madison

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 Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
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 Madison

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...)
London's CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC Tour Headed Stateside This Fall London's CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC Tour Headed Stateside This Fall
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Madison

Following in the footsteps of Downton Abbey, John Oliver and James Corden, the latest British sensation to hit our shores is the Champions Of Magic tour. (more...)
Desi Oakley to Lead WAITRESS in Madison Next Summer; Cast Announced! Desi Oakley to Lead WAITRESS in Madison Next Summer; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Madison

Full casting has been announced for the upcoming National Touring Production of WAITRESS, the new Broadway musical from Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles inspired by Adrienne Shelley's 2007 motion picture, which will make its Madison debut at Overture Center Tuesday, July 24-Sunday, July 29, 2018. (more...)
BWW Review: GREASE Slides Into Wisconsin Dells at The Palace Theater BWW Review: GREASE Slides Into Wisconsin Dells at The Palace Theater
by Scott Rawson on August 06, 2017 in Madison

With the music of Fats Domino and Elvis filling the theater, patrons to The Palace Theater were transported back to a bygone era. While enjoying their dinner, the mood was set to the 1950's, a time when muscle cars and smoking were all the rage. A time when girls could be seen in poodle skirts or cigarette jeans, and the men in letter men sweaters or leather jackets. Back to a time when Grease...was the word. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 6 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 6
by Audition Roundup on August 06, 2017 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 6, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 8/06/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW on August 06, 2017 in Madison

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for Madison (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 Madison

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...)
Wisconsin-Based Music Festival Set to Roll This Week with Support from 100-Plus Sponsors Wisconsin-Based Music Festival Set to Roll This Week with Support from 100-Plus Sponsors
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2017 in Madison

Mile of Music, presented by Tundraland, is set to welcome 225 artists to Downtown Appleton starting this Thursday, August 3, thanks to the support of more than 100 sponsors. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 30 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 30
by Audition Roundup on July 30, 2017 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 30, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
THE LAST FIVE YEARS to Play in Concert at The Armory This July THE LAST FIVE YEARS to Play in Concert at The Armory This July
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2017 in Madison

Jason Robert Brown's Drama Desk winner THE LAST FIVE YEARS is an emotionally powerful and intimate musical about two New Yorkers in their twenties who fall in and out of love over the course of five years. (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 Madison

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...)
Andrew Keenan-Bolger Brings Solo Concert to Madison Andrew Keenan-Bolger Brings Solo Concert to Madison
by BWW News Desk on July 23, 2017 in Madison

Andrew Keenan-Bolger,actor, director, author and filmmaker brings his solo concert to Madison! He recently starred as "Jesse Tuck" in Tuck Everlasting on Broadway and created the role of "Crutchie" in the Original Broadway Cast of Newsies and in the record-breaking film, Newsies: The Broadway Musical. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23
by Audition Roundup on July 23, 2017 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 23, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Selections from CARMEN, 'SERAGLIO', THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, and More Set for Madison Opera's Opera in the Park 2017 Series Selections from CARMEN, 'SERAGLIO', THE PIRATES OF PENZANCE, and More Set for Madison Opera's Opera in the Park 2017 Series
by BWW News Desk on July 22, 2017 in Madison

Madison Opera's Opera in the Park celebrates its sixteenth year today, July 22 at 8pm in Garner Park on Madison's West Side.  The annual free concert of opera and Broadway favorites closes the company's 2016/17 season and provides an enticing preview of the 2017/18 season. (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 Madison

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...)
Winifred Haun & Dancers Announces 2017-18 Season Winifred Haun & Dancers Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on July 18, 2017 in Madison

Winifred Haun & Dancers will have four major performances for the upcoming 2017-18 season. Following on the tremendous success of last year, 2017-18 promises to be another season of great artistic growth for the Company.  (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 Madison

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...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 16
by Audition Roundup on July 16, 2017 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 16, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (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 Madison

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...)
THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S. THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2017 in Madison

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  The brothers have been serving the acting community since 2003 with their groundbreaking monthly competition The Manhattan Monologue Slam, an opportunity for emerging actors to perform for industry professionals each and every month by providing a panel of judges consisting of agents, casting directors, producers and the like, offering valuable advice and critiques of the performers.    (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 9 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 9
by Audition Roundup on July 09, 2017 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 9, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)