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New Comedy About WAR OF THE WORLDS Broadcast to Open at River Street Theatre New Comedy About WAR OF THE WORLDS Broadcast to Open at River Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 21, 2017 in New Hampshire

If you heard today on CNN that Martians were invading a small town in New Jersey, would you believe it? Seventy-eight years ago, Orson Welles and his Mercury Theatre theatrical group made such a broadcast on CBS radio on Halloween Eve 1938. Welles took H.G. Wells' epic novel "The War of The Worlds" and made the story feel like a real news broadcast. The hoax created panic and fear in many towns around the nation as millions believed that Martians had invaded America. (more...)
Claire Messud to Chat THE BURNING GIRL Novel at Portsmouth's Music Hall Claire Messud to Chat THE BURNING GIRL Novel at Portsmouth's Music Hall
by BWW News Desk on August 21, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Music Hall's Writers in the Loft series welcomes to the stage New York Times bestselling author of The Emperor's Children and The Woman Upstairs, Claire Messud, on Tuesday, September 12. She will discuss her latest work, THE BURNING GIRL, most recently heralded in the NY Times magazine (8/13) - a piercing story of adolescence and identity told through a friendship between two girls. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 8/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW on August 20, 2017 in New Hampshire

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for New Hampshire (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 20
by Audition Roundup on August 20, 2017 in New Hampshire

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 20, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Peterborough Players Second Company to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH Peterborough Players Second Company to Present JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH
by BWW News Desk on August 19, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Peterborough Players Second Company presents JAMES AND THE GIANT PEACH. (more...)
John Cleese to Appearr Live Following MONTY PYTHON Film Screening at the CCA John Cleese to Appearr Live Following MONTY PYTHON Film Screening at the CCA
by BWW News Desk on August 17, 2017 in New Hampshire

Living comedy legend JOHN CLEESE is heading to the Capitol Center for the Arts (Concord, NH) for a live and truly unforgettable evening of conversation and audience Q&A on September 20, 2017 at 7PM. (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 New Hampshire

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...)
Photo Flash: ALL SHOOK UP Rocks New London Barn Playhouse Photo Flash: ALL SHOOK UP Rocks New London Barn Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in New Hampshire

New London Barn Playhouse presents All Shook Up, inspired by and featuring the music of Elvis Presley, with book by Joe DiPietro, and running now through August 20. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
River Street Theatre presents Classic Hecht-MacArthur Comedy as Fundraiser for Jaffrey Woman's Club River Street Theatre presents Classic Hecht-MacArthur Comedy as Fundraiser for Jaffrey Woman's Club
by BWW News Desk on August 16, 2017 in New Hampshire

The River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, will present the classic Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur fast paced romantic comedy, His Girl Friday, today, August 16 at 7 pm as a fundraiser for the Jaffrey Woman's Club. (more...)
Stratford's KING JOHN to Screen at River Street Theatre This Weekend Stratford's KING JOHN to Screen at River Street Theatre This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Hampshire

The River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, will present the acclaimed Stratford Festival production of William Shakespeare's KING JOHN on Sunday, August 20 and Monday, August 21. (more...)
Pontine to Present HISTORY OF THE PORTSMOUTH PLAINS Community Arts Project Pontine to Present HISTORY OF THE PORTSMOUTH PLAINS Community Arts Project
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Hampshire

Pontine Theatre invites community members to participate in their HISTORY OF THE PORTSMOUTH PLAINS Community Arts Project. The program includes a series of six workshops held from 5:30 to 7pm on Thursdays beginning 14 September and ending 19 October. (more...)
Aussie Plays AMERICAN MOM in New Comedy at RST Aussie Plays AMERICAN MOM in New Comedy at RST
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in New Hampshire

The River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, will present the new female-driven comedy film Fun Mom Dinner this week. It will be shown Thursday through Saturday, August 17 - 19 at 7pm each evening. (more...)
New London Barn Playhouse presents ON GOLDEN POND New London Barn Playhouse presents ON GOLDEN POND
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in New Hampshire

The New London Barn Playhouse's historic 85th season has generated fabulous reviews and broken box office records. As our final production for the season, On Golden Pond features a cast of seasoned television and Broadway veterans as well as rising stars from our Junior Intern program. This beautiful and bittersweet play is the perfect bookend to this exciting season. (more...)
New Hampshire Theatre Project to Hold Youth Repertory Company Auditions New Hampshire Theatre Project to Hold Youth Repertory Company Auditions
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in New Hampshire

Are you serious about learning the craft of theatre?  Are you searching for more-in-depth training? Would you like to learn a variety of acting techniques, and also have opportunities to study directing, script analysis, theatre history, stage management, technical theatre, educational drama and design?  Then NHTP's Youth Repertory Company is for you! (more...)
Author Karin Slaughter to Chat THE GOOD DAUGHTER at The Music Hall Author Karin Slaughter to Chat THE GOOD DAUGHTER at The Music Hall
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Music Hall welcomes to its Loft stage internationally bestselling author of The Kept Woman and Pretty Girls, Karin Slaughter. She will talk about her latest work, THE GOOD DAUGHTER, a searing, spellbinding blend of cold-case thriller and psychological suspense, in conversation with NH's own bestselling crime novelist Lisa Gardner. (more...)
Atul Gawande Comes to WRITERS ON A NEW ENGLAND STAGE, 9/8 Atul Gawande Comes to WRITERS ON A NEW ENGLAND STAGE, 9/8
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in New Hampshire

On Friday, September 8, Atul Gawande will take the stage to discuss his New York Times bestselling book BEING MORTAL: Medicine and What Matters in the End. In this celebrated nonfiction work, just out in paperback, the decorated writer and surgeon addresses his profession's ultimate limitation, arguing that quality of life is the desired goal for patients and families. Full of research and riveting storytelling, the book asserts that medicine can comfort and enhance our experience even to the end. (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 New Hampshire

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...)
Grammy-Winning Guitarist Ed Gerhard to Appear at CCA Grammy-Winning Guitarist Ed Gerhard to Appear at CCA
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in New Hampshire

New Hampshire's own GRAMMY Award-winning Guitarist Ed Gerhard returns to the Spotlight Cafe at the Capitol Center for the Arts for an evening of exquisite guitar music and to debut a new beer created in concert with Lithermans Limited Brewery (Concord, NH). (more...)
Medium Lauren Rainbow to Appear at Capitol Center Next Month Medium Lauren Rainbow to Appear at Capitol Center Next Month
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in New Hampshire

Medium Lauren Rainbow will be appearing live in the Spotlight Cafe at the Capitol Center for the Arts (CCA) in Concord, New Hampshire on Thursday, September 14 and Friday, September 15, 2017 at 7:30PM.  (more...)
ALL SHOOK UP to Bring Elvis Presley Hits to New London Barn Playhouse ALL SHOOK UP to Bring Elvis Presley Hits to New London Barn Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in New Hampshire

New London Barn Playhouse presents All Shook Up, inspired by and featuring the music of Elvis Presley, with book by Joe DiPietro, and running August 9 - 20. (more...)
River Street Theatre presents Classic Hecht-MacArthur Comedy as Fundraiser for Jaffrey Woman's Club River Street Theatre presents Classic Hecht-MacArthur Comedy as Fundraiser for Jaffrey Woman's Club
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in New Hampshire

The River Street Theatre (RST), a project of The Park Theatre, will present the classic Ben Hecht & Charles MacArthur fast paced romantic comedy, His Girl Friday, on Wednesday, August 16 at 7 pm as a fundraiser for the Jaffrey Woman's Club. (more...)
Peterborough Players present George Bernard Shaw's THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA Peterborough Players present George Bernard Shaw's THE DOCTOR'S DILEMMA
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in New Hampshire

London's finest physician, at the peak of his career, is on the horns of a dilemma-having discovered a miracle cure for tuberculosis, should he treat a penniless fellow doctor or save a talented yet unscrupulous artist? A keen-eyed examination of medical morals and malpractice, The Doctor's Dilemma is a witty, compassionate and timely classic by master playwright, George Bernard Shaw. (more...)
New Hampshire Theatre Project to Continue 'Morning Matters' Series with College Portfolio Seminar New Hampshire Theatre Project to Continue 'Morning Matters' Series with College Portfolio Seminar
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Theatre Project's Morning Matters Series presents 'The Portfolio Approach to College Applications' on August 8, 15 & 22 from 8:30-10:00 am at West End Studio Theatre, Portsmouth, NH. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 8/06/2017 Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW on August 06, 2017 in New Hampshire

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for New Hampshire (more...)
The Open Door Theatre Presents THE TAMING OF THE SHREW The Open Door Theatre Presents THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2017 in New Hampshire

The Open Door Theatre at New England College will present The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare September 15 and 16 at 7:30 pm and September 17 at 3:00 pm in the Mainstage Theatre in the Science Building at 58 Depot Hill Road, Henniker, NH 03242. (more...)