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Shakespeare's Silver Anniversary: The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival Celebrates 25 Years in NOLA Shakespeare's Silver Anniversary: The New Orleans Shakespeare Festival Celebrates 25 Years in NOLA
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2018 in New Orleans

While New Orleans celebrates its 300th birthday, Shakespeare commemorates an anniversary of his own. 25 years ago, several Tulane faculty members joined forces to create New Orleans' own professional classical theatre company and, since that time, the Festival has grown into one of the south's most noteworthy producers of Shakespeare's work. In celebration of its silver anniversary, the Festival will offer an array of unique programming. The 2018 season is: (more...)
Photo Flash: The Gang is Grooving in Rivertown's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Photo Flash: The Gang is Grooving in Rivertown's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk on January 15, 2018 in New Orleans

Rivertown Theaters continues to raise the theatrical bar with their premiere local production of Million Dollar Quartet, one of the most challenging shows for actors who play musical instruments, sing, and portray the four music world's iconic legends who created Rock & Roll. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 14 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 14
by Audition Roundup on January 14, 2018 in New Orleans

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 14, 2018 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 14 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 14
by Audition Roundup on January 14, 2018 in New Orleans

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 14, 2018 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 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/12 - RAGTIME, WAITRESS, and More!
by BWW Special on January 12, 2018 in New Orleans

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 The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
THE MUSIC MAN, INTO THE WOODS, & More Included in Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts 2018-2019 Season THE MUSIC MAN, INTO THE WOODS, & More Included in Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts 2018-2019 Season
by BWW News Desk on January 09, 2018 in New Orleans

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts announced a lineup of blockbuster productions for the 2018-2019 season, including THE MUSIC MAN and INTO THE WOODS. (more...)
Playmakers Presents A Staged Reading Of LADIES IN WAITING Playmakers Presents A Staged Reading Of LADIES IN WAITING
by BWW News Desk on January 07, 2018 in New Orleans

This January, Playmakers, Inc. Community Theater in Covington introduces an exciting addition to the Northshore theatre scene: Playmakers' Readers Theatre. With a mission to bring live theatre to the community in places it may not have reached before, Readers Theatre will perform one act plays, staged readings and other theatrical endeavors throughout the community in a variety of venues. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 7 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jan. 7
by Audition Roundup on January 07, 2018 in New Orleans

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, January 7, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Tickets On Sale Now For Rivertown Theaters' Season Announcement Party Tickets On Sale Now For Rivertown Theaters' Season Announcement Party
by BWW News Desk on January 06, 2018 in New Orleans

The public is invited to one of the best entertainment evenings of the year when Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts presents its annual Season Announcement Party & Fundraiser today, January 6, 2017 and reveals the exciting line-up for the 2018-2019 season. (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 January 06, 2018 in New Orleans

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...)
BWW Review: JPAS Presents TUCK EVERLASTING BWW Review: JPAS Presents TUCK EVERLASTING
by Heidi Scheuermann on January 05, 2018 in New Orleans

If someone told you they had the secret to eternal life and they wanted to share it with you, would you take them up on the offer? It sounds pretty good, right? Living forever. Getting to see the highs and lows of humanity, travel the world, experience different cultures, live through every period of time to ever exist, have the most diverse wardrobe imaginable (gotta keep up with the times, right?), maybe even solve some of the world's greatest mysteries or cure a disease, and all the while avoid what we fear the most... death. If you could, would you? (more...)
SAINTS AND SINNERS LGBT Literary Festival Lineup Announced SAINTS AND SINNERS LGBT Literary Festival Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk on January 04, 2018 in New Orleans

Saints and Sinners, an annual LGBTQ literary conference, will run concurrently with the The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival, March 23-25, 2018. (more...)
DOCTOR WHO Star Jenna Coleman Joins Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans DOCTOR WHO Star Jenna Coleman Joins Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans
by BWW News Desk on January 05, 2018 in New Orleans

Jenna Coleman, who portrayed 'Clara Oswald,' the occasional 'travelling assistant' to the Eleventh Doctor in the BBC series 'Doctor Who,' returns to the Wizard World Tour next month when she attends Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, Today and Saturday, January 5-6, 2018, at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. (more...)
'Doctor Who' Star David Tennant To Attend Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, 1/5-6 'Doctor Who' Star David Tennant To Attend Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans, 1/5-6
by BWW News Desk on January 05, 2018 in New Orleans

Wizard World, Inc. (OTCBB: WIZD) today announced that David Tennant, who starred as the Tenth Doctor on the long-running series Doctor Who, will appear at Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans today and Saturday, January 5-6, 2018, at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center. For Whovians, it will be a rare opportunity to meet the British star, who has also made an impact on audiences in the acclaimed current TV series Broadchurch and the Netflix series Jessica Jones ). (more...)
Wizard World Announces 2018 Comic Con Schedule Wizard World Announces 2018 Comic Con Schedule
by BWW News Desk on January 05, 2018 in New Orleans

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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/4 - WAITRESS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 1/4 - WAITRESS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More!
by BWW Special on January 05, 2018 in New Orleans

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 The Book of Mormon, Waitress, Love Never Dies, and More! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/29 - FIDDLER, LES MIS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/29 - FIDDLER, LES MIS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More!
by BWW Special on December 29, 2017 in New Orleans

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 FIDDLER, LES MIS, and LOVE NEVER DIES. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards; Just One Week Left! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld New Orleans Awards; Just One Week Left!
by BWW News Desk on December 22, 2017 in New Orleans

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...)
There'll Be A Whole Lot Of Shaking Going On At Rivertown with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET There'll Be A Whole Lot Of Shaking Going On At Rivertown with MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET
by BWW News Desk on December 21, 2017 in New Orleans

Rivertown Theaters continues to raise the theatrical bar with their premiere local production of Million Dollar Quartet, one of the most challenging shows for actors who play musical instruments, sing, and portray the four music world's iconic legends who created Rock & Roll. (more...)
This Today, 12/22: Go HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS At House Of Blues, Featuring Irma Thomas! This Today, 12/22: Go HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS At House Of Blues, Featuring Irma Thomas!
by BWW News Desk on December 22, 2017 in New Orleans

The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the family of Daniel Price invite you to... HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS This Today, December 22 at House of Blues New Orleans Tickets from $45 at HOB.com/NewOrleans or 504 310 4999 (more...)
The NOCCA Institute Invites You HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS at House of Blues The NOCCA Institute Invites You HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS at House of Blues
by BWW News Desk on December 22, 2017 in New Orleans

The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the family of Daniel Price invite you to Home for the Holidays at House of Blues New Orleans, 225 Decatur Street, today, December 22, 2017. (more...)
BWW Review: WHITE CHRISTMAS Brings Holiday Cheer to the Saenger Theatre BWW Review: WHITE CHRISTMAS Brings Holiday Cheer to the Saenger Theatre
by Tara Bennett on December 21, 2017 in New Orleans

Although New Orleans doesn't usually get snow for the holidays, the stage production of Irving Berlin's WHITE CHRISTMAS THE MUSICAL is an excellent substitution filled with holiday spirit and cheer. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/22 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE LORAX, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/22 - THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, THE LORAX, and More!
by BWW Special on December 22, 2017 in New Orleans

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 The Phantom of the Opera, A Christmas Carol, The Lorax, and More! (more...)
This Friday, 12/22: Go HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS At House Of Blues, Featuring Irma Thomas! This Friday, 12/22: Go HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS At House Of Blues, Featuring Irma Thomas!
by BWW News Desk on December 20, 2017 in New Orleans

The NOCCA Institute, The New Orleans Advocate, and the family of Daniel Price invite you to... HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS This Friday, December 22 at House of Blues New Orleans Tickets from $45 at HOB.com/NewOrleans or 504 310 4999 (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 12/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 12/20/2017
by BWW on December 20, 2017 in New Orleans

Upcoming Shows - Week of 12/20/2017 for New Orleans (more...)