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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 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...)
Broadway Star Faith Prince to Perform in New Orleans This Fall Broadway Star Faith Prince to Perform in New Orleans This Fall
by BWW News Desk on September 22, 2017 in New Orleans

Faith Prince, Tony Award winner for Guys and Dolls, will make debut for Mark Cortale's Broadway @ NOCCA concert series on September 22 at 8:00 PM, as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute. (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 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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in New Orleans - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in New Orleans

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for New Orleans (more...)
New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Announces Kick-Off Events for Upcoming Fall Season New Orleans Jazz Orchestra Announces Kick-Off Events for Upcoming Fall Season
by BWW News Desk on September 20, 2017 in New Orleans

The Grammy-Award Winning New Orleans Jazz Orchestra announces two events that will kick-off its official Fall Season starting with NPR's 'Jazz Night in America' featuring Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah on October 24 th (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 17
by Audition Roundup on September 17, 2017 in New Orleans

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 17, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More
by BWW News Desk on September 16, 2017 in New Orleans

Ailey II kicks off a 32-city world tour this Today, September 16th, continuing through March 11th. (more...)
Faith Prince and Seth Rudetsky Come to NOCCA Next Week Faith Prince and Seth Rudetsky Come to NOCCA Next Week
by BWW News Desk on September 15, 2017 in New Orleans

Faith Prince--Tony Award-winner for her performance in Guys and Dolls--makes her debut on Mark Cortale's Broadway @ NOCCA concert series next Friday, September 22 at 8PM, as a benefit for the The NOCCA Institute. (more...)
32nd Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Announced 32nd Annual Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival Announced
by BWW News Desk on September 14, 2017 in New Orleans

The Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival returns to the historic French Quarter for its 32nd annual celebration of contemporary literature, culture, theater, and the works of Tennessee Williams. From March 21-25, 2018, attendees will enjoy celebrated award-winning speakers alongside fresh new voices on the literary scene. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)
Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More Ailey II Announces 2017-18 World Tour with Stops in Atlanta, France, Spain and More
by BWW News Desk on September 13, 2017 in New Orleans

Ailey II kicks off a 32-city world tour this Saturday, September 16th, continuing through March 11th. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 10 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 10
by Audition Roundup on September 10, 2017 in New Orleans

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 10, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Photo Flash: Rivertown Theaters' GUYS AND DOLLS Opens Tonight Photo Flash: Rivertown Theaters' GUYS AND DOLLS Opens Tonight
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2017 in New Orleans

One of Broadway's all-time classics, "Guys & Dolls" will lead off Rivertown Theaters' spectacular, highly anticipated 2017-18 season opening September 8 and running through September 24th. (more...)
GUYS & DOLLS, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, BEAUTY & THE BEAST and More Highlight Rivertown Theaters' 2017-18 Season GUYS & DOLLS, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, BEAUTY & THE BEAST and More Highlight Rivertown Theaters' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk on September 08, 2017 in New Orleans

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts is about to kick-off another spectacular and diverse lineup of productions for the 2017-2018 season. First up on the boards - the Frank Loesser celebrated musical classic, 'Guys & Dolls' running September 8 - 24th. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/8 - FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More!
by BWW Special on September 08, 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 FOLLIES, GYPSY, GHOST, and More! (more...)
Rockfire Theatre and The Radical Buffoon(s) present MR. BURNS: A Post Electric Play Rockfire Theatre and The Radical Buffoon(s) present MR. BURNS: A Post Electric Play
by BWW News Desk on September 06, 2017 in New Orleans

Rockfire Theatre (Failure: A Love Story, Boom, Abraham Lincoln's Big Gay Dance Party, Cabaret Gameshow Funtime Super Wow!!) and new local company The Radical Buffoon(s) present the regional premiere of Ann Washburn's Mr. Burns: a post electric play directed by Jon Greene (Faustus-Big Easy Award, Sleeping Beauty, Musicians of Bremen, The Spider Queen ).   (more...)
HELLO DAWLIN Returns for One More Hysterical Run at Rivertown Theaters! HELLO DAWLIN Returns for One More Hysterical Run at Rivertown Theaters!
by BWW News Desk on September 06, 2017 in New Orleans

They're back for one more hysterical round!!!   All ya favorite Broadway shows done New Orleans style as only Ricky Graham and Company can spoof! -- PHANTOM OF THE OKRA!  MY FAIR NEW ORLEANS LADY!  WEST BANK STORY!  LES MISERARDI GRAS!  (more...)
Tickets for Broadway's THE KING & I Go On Sale This Friday Tickets for Broadway's THE KING & I Go On Sale This Friday
by BWW News Desk on September 05, 2017 in New Orleans

Ambassador Theatre Group and NETworks Presentations LLC announce the national tour of the Lincoln Center Theater Production of Rodgers & Hammerstein's THE KING AND I will make its New Orleans premiere at the Saenger Theatre Nov. 14 - 19, 2017. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, THE KING AND I is part of the East Jefferson General Hospital Broadway in New Orleans 2017-2018 season.  (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 3 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Sep. 3
by Audition Roundup on September 03, 2017 in New Orleans

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, September 3, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Southern Rep Opens 31st Season with Regional Premiere of FUN HOME Southern Rep Opens 31st Season with Regional Premiere of FUN HOME
by BWW News Desk on September 02, 2017 in New Orleans

Southern Rep Theatre and NOCCA Stage Company present the regional premiere of FUN HOME at NOCCA's Nims Black Box Theatre, September 27 - October 22, 2017. The musical, based on the graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, follows Alison through past and present as she comes to terms with her father's death, the secrets he lived with, and her own coming-of-age journey. Featuring music by Jeanine Tesori and book and lyrics by Lisa Kron, FUN HOME won five 2015 Tony Awards for its original Broadway production, including Best Musical and Best Score. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/1 - MY FAIR LADY, PIPPIN, and More!
by BWW Special on September 01, 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 My Fair Lady, Pippin, and More! (more...)
BWW Review: HARRY POTTER IN CONCERT Brings Magic to Audiences at JPAS BWW Review: HARRY POTTER IN CONCERT Brings Magic to Audiences at JPAS
by Heidi Scheuermann on September 07, 2017 in New Orleans

This past weekend, Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS) in partnership with the Louisiana Philharmonic Orchestra (LPO), created the most magical and beautiful synergy of cinema and music that I have ever experienced.  I'm not even exaggerating!  I think I can speak for the rest of the audience as well when I say this the very best way (not only way, because it doesn't happen often enough) to experience the world that author J.K. Rowling created.  While Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone played on the big screen, the LPO was dressed in black with their instruments held high as they played the ENTIRE score from the very first twinkle to the end credits.   (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 27 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 27
by Audition Roundup on August 27, 2017 in New Orleans

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 27, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 27 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 27
by Audition Roundup on August 27, 2017 in New Orleans

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 27, 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 8/25 - HAMILTON, HEDWIG, SISTER ACT and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/25 - HAMILTON, HEDWIG, SISTER ACT and More!
by BWW Special on August 25, 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 HAMILTON, SISTER ACT, HEDWIG and More! (more...)