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Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 10
by BWW News Desk on December 10, 2017 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; RAGTIME Leads Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; RAGTIME Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on December 08, 2017 in Madison

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Broadway's RENT to Bring 'La Vie Boheme' to Overture Center This Winter Broadway's RENT to Bring 'La Vie Boheme' to Overture Center This Winter
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Madison

The New Year will kick off at Overture Center with the RENT 20th Anniversary Tour, the Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning landmark rock musical written by Jonathan Larson, from Tues., Jan. 2-Sun., Jan. 7, 2018. (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 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 ... (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 Madison

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...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 3
by Audition Roundup on December 03, 2017 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 3, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; SPELLING BEE Leads Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; SPELLING BEE Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Madison

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals of THE GREAT DISTANCE HOME at Watertower Theatre Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals of THE GREAT DISTANCE HOME at Watertower Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 01, 2017 in Madison

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced casting and creative team details and updates for the World Premiere theatrical event, The Great Distance Home, conceived and directed by Kelsey Leigh Ervi. WaterTower Theatre welcomes Kelsey Milbourn and Garret Storms to the previously announced cast. (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 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 ... (more...)
Winifred Haun & Dancers Announces 2017-18 Season Winifred Haun & Dancers Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 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...)
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 Madison

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...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; FIRESIDE Leads Theatre of the Year! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; FIRESIDE Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk on November 24, 2017 in Madison

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (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 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 ... (more...)
THE GRINCH Set To Steal Christmas in Madison THE GRINCH Set To Steal Christmas in Madison
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2017 in Madison

Overture Center for the Arts is proud to present nine performances of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical in Madison from Tues., Nov. 21 Sun., Nov. 26, 2017. Prior to arriving to Madison for the performances, The Grinch will make a guest appearance at the inaugural Shine on Madison event on Sat., Nov. 18. (more...)
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 November 18, 2017 in Madison

Stan Lee, the legendary comic book writer, editor, actor, producer and publisher, today announced that he will make single-day, Today-only appearances at three Wizard World Comic Con events in the coming months. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; Middleton's RAGTIME Leads as Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards; Middleton's RAGTIME Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Madison

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (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 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
BWW Interview: Matt August of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL  at Overture Center BWW Interview: Matt August of DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL at Overture Center
by Angie Stanton on November 15, 2017 in Madison

DR. SEUSS' HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! THE MUSICAL kicks off the holiday season in Madison during Thanksgiving week. (more...)
Adam Trent Brings Next Generation Of Magic To Madison Adam Trent Brings Next Generation Of Magic To Madison
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Madison

Broadway/TV star Adam Trent is bringing his signature brand of magic and illusion to Madison in a 90-minute stage spectacle. Produced by the creative team behind The Illusionists, the world's best-selling touring magic show, The Illusionists present Adam Trent is an immersive entertainment extravaganza of magic, comedy and music designed to entertain the entire family. Showcasing his futuristic brand of magic, Trent has mesmerized live audiences around the globe, in person and as a featured guest on America's Got Talent, The Today Show, Ellen, the Travel Channel and Disney Channel among countless other TV appearances. The 31-year-old also stars in his own recently launched 10-episode TV series The Road Trick on Red Bull TV. (more...)
Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals of THE GREAT DISTANCE HOME at Watertower Theatre Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals of THE GREAT DISTANCE HOME at Watertower Theatre
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Madison

WaterTower Theatre Artistic Director Joanie Schultz today announced casting and creative team details and updates for the World Premiere theatrical event, The Great Distance Home, conceived and directed by Kelsey Leigh Ervi. WaterTower Theatre welcomes Kelsey Milbourn and Garret Storms to the previously announced cast. (more...)
Review Roundup: CREDITORS at American Players Theatre - What Did The Critics Think? Review Roundup: CREDITORS at American Players Theatre - What Did The Critics Think?
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Madison

CREDITORS runs at American Players Theatre through November 19, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)
Jerry Seinfeld Set To Return To Overture Center Jerry Seinfeld Set To Return To Overture Center
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Madison

America's premier comedian, Jerry Seinfeld, will be performing his signature stand-up routine in Overture Hall. (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 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
Grammy Winner Gregory Porter to Perform in Madison Grammy Winner Gregory Porter to Perform in Madison
by BWW News Desk on November 08, 2017 in Madison

Overture Center for the Arts is proud to present Gregory Porter in Capitol Theater for one night only on Thurs., Nov. 16 at 7:30 p.m. This soulful singer-songwriter won GRAMMY Awards in 2014 and 2017 for 'Best Jazz Vocal Album.' Tickets start at $45 (10+ tickets purchased together receive group discount) are available in person at the Overture Center Ticket Office (201 State Street), online at overture.org or by phone at 608.258.4141. (more...)
Overture Center Slates 2017-18 MadCity Sessions Concert Series Overture Center Slates 2017-18 MadCity Sessions Concert Series
by BWW News Desk on November 09, 2017 in Madison

Overture Center's MadCity Sessions returns for another season of free concerts live from the Capitol Theater stage. Each date will feature two local or regional bands performing between 7:30-10 p.m. with space to dance and drinks available for purchase. (more...)