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by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2018 in New Orleans

Do you live and breathe all things Broadway? If so, you know there's a ton of exciting things happening on the great white way every day! We at BroadwayWorld know how overwhelming it could be to keep up with the hundreds of stories each week - so we're curating the best you can't miss on our social media feeds daily! (more...)
VIEUX CARRE By Tennessee Williams Comes to New Orleans August VIEUX CARRE By Tennessee Williams Comes to New Orleans August
by BWW News Desk on July 12, 2018 in New Orleans

??????? The Tennessee Williams Theatre Company of New Orleans returns to the Marigny Opera House for a second year with Vieux Carre by Tennessee Williams. The play follows a young writer like Williams himself in the spring of 1939 when he first falls in love with New Orleans while staying in a rooming house shared with a cast of eclectic quarter characters. 722 Toulouse Street is the house in question, one of Williams' first homes in the French Quarter. This kicks of a season of New Orleans plays for the company to celebrate the city's 300th anniversary. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/13 - LITTLE SHOP, PIPPIN, MAMMA MIA and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/13 - LITTLE SHOP, PIPPIN, MAMMA MIA and More!
by BWW Special on July 13, 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 LITTLE SHOP, PIPPIN, MAMMA MIA and More! (more...)
Photo Flash: Rivertown Theater's BEAUTY & THE BEAST Opens July 12 Photo Flash: Rivertown Theater's BEAUTY & THE BEAST Opens July 12
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2018 in New Orleans

As part of its Summer Theater Festival for Families, Rivertown Theaters will close out its 2017-2018 season with a lavish production of one of Disney's timeless Broadway musicals that continues to be a favorite with multi-generationsJuly 12 – 22. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/6 - THE CHER SHOW, THE KING AND I, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/6 - THE CHER SHOW, THE KING AND I, and More!
by BWW Special on July 06, 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 CHER SHOW, THE KING AND I, and More! (more...)
Clare Cook to Participate in Hamilton Project Residency Clare Cook to Participate in Hamilton Project Residency
by BWW News Desk on July 05, 2018 in New Orleans

Clare Cook, founder of Basin Arts in Lafayette, has been selected to participate in the Hamilton Project Residency at Barn Arts Collective in Bass Harbor, Maine July 6-15. While in Maine, she will be researching and developing a project titled Surface, an excerpt of which will be performed by Basin Dance Collective at the 2018 Arts Summit on July 24 in Baton Rouge (https://www.artsbr.org/2018-arts-summit/). The full-length version of Surface will premiere Nov. 28-30 at the Acadiana Center for the Arts in Lafayette. (more...)
Running Of The Bulls In New Orleans 2018 Whups Butts For Its 12th Year Running Of The Bulls In New Orleans 2018 Whups Butts For Its 12th Year
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2018 in New Orleans

Nola Bulls, LLC steps up to the big leagues for the 12th edition of the ever-growing San Fermin in Nueva Orleans (SFNO) presented by The Advocate, a.k.a. The Running of the Bulls in New Orleans. Los Pastores of Nola Bulls took a step forward booking a major music act, so 2018 promises to be an amazing year of music, food, drinks and what lovers of New Orleans like to do: Laissez les bons temps rouler. (more...)
Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens July 12 At Rivertown Theater Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Opens July 12 At Rivertown Theater
by BWW News Desk on June 29, 2018 in New Orleans

As part of its Summer Theater Festival for Families, Rivertown Theaters will close out its 2017-2018 season with a lavish production of one of Disney's timeless Broadway musicals that continues to be a favorite with multi-generations July 12 - 22. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/29 - SWEENEY TODD, THE COLOR PURPLE, WEST SIDE STORY, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/29 - SWEENEY TODD, THE COLOR PURPLE, WEST SIDE STORY, and More!
by BWW Special on June 29, 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 SWEENEY TODD, THE COLOR PURPLE, WEST SIDE STORY, and More! (more...)
Broadway In New Orleans Welcomes Hancock Whitney As Series Sponsor Broadway In New Orleans Welcomes Hancock Whitney As Series Sponsor
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2018 in New Orleans

Today, New Orleans Theatre Association and Broadway in New Orleans announced a new three-year agreement with Hancock Whitney beginning with the 2018-2019 season. The partnership furthers Hancock Whitney's long-standing investment in New Orleanians' cultural experience by continuing to bring the best Broadway performances to the Crescent City. (more...)
RAGTIME Comes to Summer Lyric Theatre RAGTIME Comes to Summer Lyric Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2018 in New Orleans

Ragtime, one of the most powerful and vibrant musicals of this era, will be celebrating its 20th anniversary this July on the Dixon Hall stage.  Based on the E.L. Doctorow novel, Ragtime tells the story of a restless America at the turn of the twentieth century where everything is changing and anything is possible.  It is a timeless celebration of life - what it could and should be. It tells the stories of an upper-class wife, a Jewish immigrant and a daring Harlem musician - All three characters are united by their desire and belief in a brighter tomorrow.  The Tony-winning score by Ahrens & Flaherty will be brought to life with the 38 member cast and 26-piece orchestra. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - IN THE HEIGHTS, HUNCHBACK, GUYS AND DOLLS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/22 - IN THE HEIGHTS, HUNCHBACK, GUYS AND DOLLS and More!
by BWW Special on June 22, 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 IN THE HEIGHTS, HUNCHBACK, GUYS AND DOLLS and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 6/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW on June 20, 2018 in New Orleans

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for New Orleans (more...)
MACBETH Rounds Out the 25th Shakespeare Festival MACBETH Rounds Out the 25th Shakespeare Festival
by BWW News Desk on June 19, 2018 in New Orleans

After a sold-out run of All's Well That Ends Well, New Orleans' own professional classical theatre company continues its 25th anniversary season with an electrifying production of Shakespeare's tragedy Macbeth. (more...)
Rivertown Theaters Closes 2017-18 Season With DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Rivertown Theaters Closes 2017-18 Season With DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2018 in New Orleans

As part of its Summer Theater Festival for Families, Rivertown Theaters will close out its 2017-2018 season with a lavish production of one of Disney's timeless Broadway musicals that continues to be a favorite with multi-generations July 12 - 22. (more...)
BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! deserves its uproarious applause at Theatre Baton Rouge BWW Review: MAMMA MIA! deserves its uproarious applause at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett on June 15, 2018 in New Orleans

What's the next best thing to a vacation on a Greek island? Seeing 'MAMMA MIA!,' this season's last mainstage show at Theatre Baton Rouge that equals to two hours of musical fun. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/15 - HALF TIME, THE KING AND I, ON YOUR FEET, and More!
by BWW Special on June 15, 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 A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
BWW Interview:  Lenne Klingaman is Dawn in National Tour of WAITRESS BWW Interview: Lenne Klingaman is Dawn in National Tour of WAITRESS
by Heidi Scheuermann on June 12, 2018 in New Orleans

Sugar, butter, flour! Sara Bareilles' musical WAITRESS opens at the Saenger Theatre tonight! It's about a young woman named Jenna who works at a bakery and is trying to figure out her life. She's in an abusive marriage, finds out she's pregnant, and it forces her to take a look at what she really wants. With the help of her best friends, an unexpected romance with a doctor, and a pie-baking contest her future starts to look a whole lot brighter. (more...)
BWW Review: Bryan Batt Gives Heavenly Performance in AN ACT OF GOD at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre BWW Review: Bryan Batt Gives Heavenly Performance in AN ACT OF GOD at Le Petit Theatre du Vieux Carre
by Heidi Scheuermann on June 11, 2018 in New Orleans

AN ACT OF GOD gives quite a twist to religion as we know it. God decides to set the record straight and tell us what he really thinks about the 10 commandments, and gives us a few... we'll call them "edits." Apparently, us humans have distorted what God actually meant when he originally wrote his top 10, and he feels the need at this time in history to explain to clear some things up and tell us what he really expects of us. (more...)
AIN'T ALWAYS BEEN SAVED Heads To New Orleans AIN'T ALWAYS BEEN SAVED Heads To New Orleans
by BWW News Desk on June 09, 2018 in New Orleans

A spiritually uplifting, hilarious, powerful and timely new gospel comedy stage play, Ain't Always Been Saved, is heading to New Orleans, LA. In Ain't Always Been Saved, we follow the story of Vicki Lorraine Morgans, a former pop star who had the career, the marriage(s), fame and money. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 3 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 3
by Audition Roundup on June 03, 2018 in New Orleans

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 3, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Windowsill Pies' Unique Creation Crowned Official Pie Of WAITRESS New Orleans Windowsill Pies' Unique Creation Crowned Official Pie Of WAITRESS New Orleans
by BWW News Desk on June 01, 2018 in New Orleans

Windowsill Pies' Lazy Summer Strawberry and Cream Pie has been named the "Official Pie of WAITRESS New Orleans." The recipe will be inserted into all WAITRESS Cookbooks sold at the Saenger Theatre during the New Orleans engagement. Mini versions of the pie are sold at the Whole Foods on Veterans Memorial Blvd. in Metairie. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/31 - A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 5/31 - A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by BWW Special on June 01, 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 A CHORUS LINE, BEAUTIFUL, and More! (more...)
AIN'T ALWAYS BEEN SAVED Heads To New Orleans AIN'T ALWAYS BEEN SAVED Heads To New Orleans
by BWW News Desk on May 29, 2018 in New Orleans

A spiritually uplifting, hilarious, powerful and timely new gospel comedy stage play, Ain't Always Been Saved, is heading to New Orleans, LA. In Ain't Always Been Saved, we follow the story of Vicki Lorraine Morgans, a former pop star who had the career, the marriage(s), fame and money. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 27 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, May. 27
by Audition Roundup on May 27, 2018 in New Orleans

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, May 27, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)