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StageQ Brings the Broadway Smash FALSETTOS to Madison StageQ Brings the Broadway Smash FALSETTOS to Madison
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Madison

The Broadway smash hit comes to Madison! (more...)
Overture Center of the Arts CEO Ted DeDee to Retire Overture Center of the Arts CEO Ted DeDee to Retire
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Madison

Ted DeDee, President and CEO of the Overture Center of the Arts, announced he will retire in May, 2018, following six years of unparalleled growth of arts education and entertainment activity at Madison's premier performing arts center. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 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 ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
CONSTELLATIONS, 'LINES' and More Set for Theatre LILA's 2017-18 Season CONSTELLATIONS, 'LINES' and More Set for Theatre LILA's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Madison

Theatre LILA will present two mainstage shows and dozens of student theatre workshops in its upcoming season, telling moving, personal stories in innovative ways. (more...)
Cas Public Tells ROMEO AND JULIET Through Modern Dance at Capitol Theater Cas Public Tells ROMEO AND JULIET Through Modern Dance at Capitol Theater
by BWW News Desk on October 10, 2017 in Madison

Cas Public from Montreal, Quebec, will perform Symphonie Dramatique at Overture Center Fri., Oct. 20 at 8 p.m. in Capitol Theater. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 8 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 8
by Audition Roundup on October 08, 2017 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 8, 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 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 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 HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)
The American Theatre Wing Announces Recipients Of 2017 National Theatre Company Grants The American Theatre Wing Announces Recipients Of 2017 National Theatre Company Grants
by BWW News Desk on October 05, 2017 in Madison

The American Theatre Wing has announced the recipients of its 2017 National Theatre Company Grants. (more...)
VIDEO: Director James DeVita Discusses CYRANO DE BERGERAC AT American Players Theatre VIDEO: Director James DeVita Discusses CYRANO DE BERGERAC AT American Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Madison

Watch director James DeVita discuss CYRANO DE BERGERAC at American Players Theatre! (more...)
BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at Overture Center BWW Review: A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER at Overture Center
by Scott Rawson on October 04, 2017 in Madison

From the amazingly gothic opening number, aptly titled, A Warning to the Audience through the Finale the actors in this production not only never let the energy wane, they amazed the audience at every plot twist. (more...)
VIDEO: Director John Langs Discusses A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM At American Players Theatre VIDEO: Director John Langs Discusses A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM At American Players Theatre
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Madison

Watch director John Langs discuss staging A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at American Players Theatre! (more...)
A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to Make Madison Debut This Fall A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to Make Madison Debut This Fall
by BWW News Desk on October 03, 2017 in Madison

The Tony-winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, will play eight performances at Overture Center in Madison, Wis. Tues., Oct. 3 Sun., Oct. 8 during its first national tour. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 1 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Oct. 1
by Audition Roundup on October 01, 2017 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, October 1, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
StageQ Brings the Broadway Smash FALSETTOS to Madison StageQ Brings the Broadway Smash FALSETTOS to Madison
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2017 in Madison

The Broadway smash hit comes to Madison! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More!
by BWW Special on September 29, 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 BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, A CHORUS LINE, and More! (more...)
Straight No Chaser to Return to Overture This September Straight No Chaser to Return to Overture This September
by BWW News Desk on September 28, 2017 in Madison

NiteLite Promotions and Overture Center announce a cappella favorites Straight No Chaser will appear at Overture Center for one night only Today, September 28. (more...)
Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards! Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Madison Awards!
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Madison

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! Regional productions, touring shows, community theatre and more are all included, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. Our local editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through October 31. (more...)
Wizard World Announces 2018 Comic Con Schedule Wizard World Announces 2018 Comic Con Schedule
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2017 in Madison

Pushing ahead with an aggressive move into new markets while retaining many of its most popular venues, Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced the first iteration of its 2018 calendar, securing a total of 17 events, including 11 holdovers from successful 2017 shows. (more...)
Wisconsin-Based Music Festival Draws Record Numbers During Milestone 5th Year Wisconsin-Based Music Festival Draws Record Numbers During Milestone 5th Year
by BWW News Desk on September 26, 2017 in Madison

The popular Mile of Music festival, presented by Tundraland, was held in Northeast Wisconsin in August with 250 artists converging on Downtown Appleton to play 925 sets of live music. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 24
by Audition Roundup on September 24, 2017 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 24, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at Capitol City Theatre BWW Review: 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at Capitol City Theatre
by Scott Rawson on September 23, 2017 in Madison

As we enter the gymnasium at Kinikiwaunomac High School we are greeted with the pep band, all in t-shirts and hats sporting the Kinikiwaunomac Kinkajous. This is the stage for the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee! We await the mix of young men and women who gather together for the Spelling Bee. (more...)
Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis Coming to Overture Hall This Fall Jazz at Lincoln Center with Wynton Marsalis Coming to Overture Hall This Fall
by BWW News Desk on September 23, 2017 in Madison

The Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (JLCO) with Wynton Marsalis, 'the greatest large jazz ensemble working today' (Chicago Tribune) will perform in Overture Hall on Sat., Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. with Badger High School Jazz Ensemble of Lake Geneva performing as the opening act. The stop in Madison also offers somewhat of a homecoming for pianist Dan Nimmer, who grew up in Wisconsin. (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 September 23, 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...)
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 September 23, 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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)