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Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 2/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 2/20/2018
by BWW on February 20, 2018 in Madison

Upcoming Shows - Week of 2/20/2018 for Madison (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 18
by Audition Roundup on February 18, 2018 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 18, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Review: TUCK EVERLASTING charms at CTM BWW Review: TUCK EVERLASTING charms at CTM
by Angie Stanton on February 17, 2018 in Madison

CTM's Children's Theatre of Madison delights with the regional premiere of TUCK EVERLASTING, the time-honored children's novel by Natalie Babbitt. Having attended the world premier of TUCK EVERLASTING at the Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, before the show moved to Broadway in 2016, CTM had a lot to live up to­­--they did not disappoint. (more...)
Madison Theatre At Molloy College presents THE LIGHTNING THIEF Madison Theatre At Molloy College presents THE LIGHTNING THIEF
by BWW News Desk on February 16, 2018 in Madison

Fresh from its hit Spring/Summer 2017 Off-Broadway run, The Lightning Thief comes to the Madison Theatre! The musical tells the story of Percy Jackson, who is about to be kicked out of boarding school again. (more...)
BWW Interview: Kirsten And Matthew Scott of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Overture Center BWW Interview: Kirsten And Matthew Scott of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at Overture Center
by Angie Stanton on February 16, 2018 in Madison

What could be more romantic than a trip to Paris with the love of your life? Perhaps it's transporting an audience to Paris eight times a week, while touring the country. That is what married couple Kirsten and Matthew Scott are doing in the national tour of AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, which dances into Madison on February 28th. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/16 - HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More!
by BWW Special on February 16, 2018 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 HUNCHBACK, HAMILTON, FRANKENSTEIN, and More! (more...)
International Festival And Ladysmith Black Mambazo Feature at Overture International Festival And Ladysmith Black Mambazo Feature at Overture
by BWW News Desk on February 15, 2018 in Madison

International Festival, an annual free, day-long festival that celebrates the cultural heritage in the community, returns to Overture Center for 2018 on Saturday, Feb. 24., from 10:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. in conjunction with an 8 p.m. performance by South Africa's Ladysmith Black Mambazo. (more...)
CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC Tour Heads To Madison CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC Tour Heads To Madison
by BWW News Desk on February 09, 2018 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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/9 - DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on February 09, 2018 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 DOGFIGHT, MOTOWN, WAITRESS and More! (more...)
AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Play Madison in Overture Hall AN AMERICAN IN PARIS to Play Madison in Overture Hall
by BWW News Desk on February 06, 2018 in Madison

AN AMERICAN IN PARIS, the most awarded new musical of 2015 and winner of four Tony Awards®, will play at Overture Center for one-week engagement Tues., Feb. 27-Sun., Mar. 4, 2018. (more...)
BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS Brings Brilliant Chaos to the Wisconsin Union Theater BWW Review: CONSTELLATIONS Brings Brilliant Chaos to the Wisconsin Union Theater
by Angie Stanton on February 05, 2018 in Madison

Theatre Lila's CONSTELLATIONS is chaos at it's brilliant best. Written by British Playwright Nick Payne, CONSTELLATIONS examines the multiple paths of life and love based on String Theory, in which several outcomes can co-exist in parallel universes. (more...)
Community Photo Mosaic Reveal Date Announced at Overture Community Photo Mosaic Reveal Date Announced at Overture
by BWW News Desk on February 01, 2018 in Madison

???????Overture Center announced today official reveal of the large-scale photo mosaic will occur on Tues., Feb. 13 at 5:30 p.m. The event offers refreshments and is free and open to the public. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/2 - WAITRESS, LES MIS, PRISCILLA, and More!
by BWW Special on February 02, 2018 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 LES MIS, WAITRESS, PRSCILLA, and More! (more...)
Overture's February Line-up Encourages Shared Artistic Experiences Overture's February Line-up Encourages Shared Artistic Experiences
by BWW News Desk on January 29, 2018 in Madison

???????Overture Presents and free/low-cost programs continue in February with a variety of artistic experiences, from movement/dance, to music, to silent film. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 28 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 28
by Audition Roundup on January 28, 2018 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 28, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
ROCK OF AGES: The Broadway Musical Comedy Opens 3/2 At Bartell Theatre ROCK OF AGES: The Broadway Musical Comedy Opens 3/2 At Bartell Theatre
by BWW News Desk on January 25, 2018 in Madison

Madison Theatre Guild, a resident Participating Theatre Company of the Bartell Theatre, announces 'Rock of Ages: The Broadway Musical Comedy' running March 2 - March 17, 2018 on the upstairs Drury stage at the Bartell Theatre, 113 E. Mifflin Street in Madison. The show is a co-production with OUT!Cast Theatre and is appropriate for people ages 12 and older. (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 January 26, 2018 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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/26 - HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More!
by BWW Special on January 26, 2018 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 HAMLET, CABARET, CHICAGO, and More! (more...)
Three New MMSD Schools Selected for 'Disney Musicals in Schools' Three New MMSD Schools Selected for 'Disney Musicals in Schools'
by BWW News Desk on January 24, 2018 in Madison

Overture Center for the Arts announced that three new schools have been selected to participate in the 2017/18 Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program is an initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable musical theater programs in under-resourced elementary schools. The three schools are a part of Madison Metropolitan School District and include: Frank Allis Elementary School, Leopold Elementary School and Nuestro Mundo Community School. (more...)
Strollers Theatre presents ARBOROPHILIA, OR THE CHOPPING BLOCK Strollers Theatre presents ARBOROPHILIA, OR THE CHOPPING BLOCK
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2018 in Madison

Strollers Theatre, LTD. is proud to continue its 61st season on February 23rd with Arborophilia, Or The Chopping Block by By Jacob M. Appel (more...)
Overture Center Presents HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS in Concert Overture Center Presents HARRY POTTER AND THE CHAMBER OF SECRETS in Concert
by BWW News Desk on January 22, 2018 in Madison

The Harry Potter Film Concert Series returns to The Overture Center with Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets in Concert, the second film in the Harry Potter series. On June 16 at 8:00 p.m. and June 17 at 1:00 p.m. Madison Symphony Orchestra will perform John Williams' unforgettable score live from Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets while the entire film plays in high-definition on a 40-foot screen. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 21
by Audition Roundup on January 21, 2018 in Madison

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 21, 2018 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 1/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in Madison - Week of 1/20/2018
by BWW on January 20, 2018 in Madison

Upcoming Shows - Week of 1/20/2018 for Madison (more...)
Applications Open Now For Overture's 2018/19 Gallery Season Applications Open Now For Overture's 2018/19 Gallery Season
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2018 in Madison

Overture Center for the Arts is now accepting applications for Gallery I, II, and III for the 2018/19 Season. Applications are being accepted online, and are due Thurs., Mar. 15, 2018, and there is no financial fee to apply. Guidelines can be found at overture.org/callforartists. (more...)
Mn'JAM To Present  Multi-Medium Performance At Arts + Literature Laboratory Mn'JAM To Present Multi-Medium Performance At Arts + Literature Laboratory
by BWW News Desk on January 19, 2018 in Madison

Mn'JAM experiment is a multi-medium performance that places visual arts and music at the same level in an environment where performers' interactivity goes way beyond instruments and music and reaches out to the visual and digital world. (more...)