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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 Zealand

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...)
New Pasifika Work Takes Fresh Look at Samoan Traditions New Pasifika Work Takes Fresh Look at Samoan Traditions
by BWW News Desk on August 15, 2017 in New Zealand

Born and raised in New Zealand, Lui has big dreams for his future that don't involve his Samoan roots. But Lui's father has hopes for his son that are steeped deeply in tradition. (more...)
HUDSON AND HALLS LIVE! Cooks Up Delicious Comedy at Court Theatre HUDSON AND HALLS LIVE! Cooks Up Delicious Comedy at Court Theatre
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in New Zealand

Christchurch will be served a riotous feast of slapstick, nostalgia, laughter and love when 80s Kiwi cooking show duo Peter Hudson and David Halls are celebrated in Hudson & Halls Live! (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 Zealand

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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in New Zealand

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 NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Titirangi Theatre's BIRTHRIGHTS Opens this Month Titirangi Theatre's BIRTHRIGHTS Opens this Month
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2017 in New Zealand

In an act of off-the-cuff generosity, Claudia offers to bear an IVF child on her sister Helen's behalf, with Helen's husband as the father. Inevitably, human emotions (especially around parenthood) are unpredictable and complications ensue. (more...)
Christchurch Hosts Clash for Comedy Conquest Christchurch Hosts Clash for Comedy Conquest
by BWW News Desk on August 02, 2017 in New Zealand

New Zealand is having its first National Theatresports Championships in almost two decades. (more...)
The Court Theatre Offers Feast of Maori and Pasifika Theatre The Court Theatre Offers Feast of Maori and Pasifika Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 30, 2017 in New Zealand

Maori and Pasifika voices are ready to fill The Court Theatre. From 4-12 August, the theatre will welcome writers and performers from Otautahi for a Maori and Pasifika Festival. (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Disco, Circus and Cabaret Combine To Create The Energetic And Inspiring VELVET BWW REVIEW: Disco, Circus and Cabaret Combine To Create The Energetic And Inspiring VELVET
by Jade Kops on July 29, 2017 in New Zealand

Merging Cabaret and Circus with Disco, VELVET delivers a heart-warming story of discovery, acceptance and finding your place in the world (more...)
NZ Comedy WEED by Anthony McCarten Hits Circa Theatre NZ Comedy WEED by Anthony McCarten Hits Circa Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 29, 2017 in New Zealand

Billionaire businessman Richard Branson recently hit the headlines suggesting that NZ farmers around should forget expanding the dairy industry and start growing cannabis to survive. Little did he know this was a concept already entertained by a famous NZ author almost two decades previous. (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 2017 in New Zealand

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 West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)
Telmondis' New Opera, Dance and Circus Performances to Be Streamed on Cennarium Telmondis' New Opera, Dance and Circus Performances to Be Streamed on Cennarium
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in New Zealand

Cennarium, one of the largest streaming services for the performing arts, has signed a distribution deal with Telmondis, one of France's major audiovisual producers of upscale live performances, to make a variety of performing arts content available to audiences through the streaming service. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 2017 in New Zealand

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 Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
Big Hair, Big Laughs and Big Heart in STEEL MAGNOLIAS at The Court Big Hair, Big Laughs and Big Heart in STEEL MAGNOLIAS at The Court
by BWW News Desk on July 17, 2017 in New Zealand

Step back in time for big laughs, big tears and big hair. Steel Magnolias, opening at The Court Theatre, is a heart-warming celebration of togetherness and female friendship. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 14, 2017 in New Zealand

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 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, PIPPIN, and more! (more...)
BWW Previews: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Off Broadway Papakura Auckland BWW Previews: CATCH ME IF YOU CAN at Off Broadway Papakura Auckland
by Monica Moore on July 13, 2017 in New Zealand

Glizty, intriguing AND a true story! Papakura Theatre Company's 'Catch Me If You Can' is a extravaganza of singing, dancing and a brilliant story line. As a bonus there's a 12 piece jazz band on stage comprising of some of Auckland's top musicians led by Musical Director Edwin Randell. (more...)
Jonathan Groff, Sutton Foster, and Andrea Burns to Teach in New Zealand Next Year Jonathan Groff, Sutton Foster, and Andrea Burns to Teach in New Zealand Next Year
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2017 in New Zealand

The Christchurch International Musical Theatre Summer School (CIMTSS) is excited to announce that two-time Tony-nominee, star of Hamilton, Glee and Frozen JONATHAN GROFF will make his debut at CIMTSS in 2018. (more...)
BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at Spotlight Theatre Papatoetoe BWW Review: IN THE HEIGHTS at Spotlight Theatre Papatoetoe
by Monica Moore on July 10, 2017 in New Zealand

Manukau Performing Arts warms up winter with it's hip-hop Latino Musical, In The Heights (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/7 - BEAUTIFUL, LION KING, DISASTER, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/7 - BEAUTIFUL, LION KING, DISASTER, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 07, 2017 in New Zealand

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 BEAUTIFUL, THE LION KING, DISASTER, MY FAIR LADY, and more! (more...)
Improv Comedy Comes to Kidsfest in THE EARLY EARLY LATE SHOW Improv Comedy Comes to Kidsfest in THE EARLY EARLY LATE SHOW
by BWW News Desk on July 02, 2017 in New Zealand

Arty or farty? Find your favourite when The Court Jesters' bring The Early Early Late Show to Kidsfest these school holidays. (more...)
NZ Comedy WEED by Anthony McCarten Hits Circa Theatre NZ Comedy WEED by Anthony McCarten Hits Circa Theatre
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2017 in New Zealand

Billionaire businessman Richard Branson recently hit the headlines suggesting that NZ farmers around should forget expanding the dairy industry and start growing cannabis to survive. Little did he know this was a concept already entertained by a famous NZ author almost two decades previous. (more...)
NZ Comedy WEED by Anthony McCarten Hits Circa Theatre NZ Comedy WEED by Anthony McCarten Hits Circa Theatre
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2017 in New Zealand

Billionaire businessman Richard Branson recently hit the headlines suggesting that NZ farmers around should forget expanding the dairy industry and start growing cannabis to survive. Little did he know this was a concept already entertained by a famous NZ author almost two decades previous. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/29 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, RAGTIME, NEWSIES, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 6/29 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, RAGTIME, NEWSIES, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on June 30, 2017 in New Zealand

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 LITTLE MERMAID, RAGTIME, NEWSIES, and more! (more...)
BWW Review: BONNIE AND CLYDE at Harlequin Theatre BWW Review: BONNIE AND CLYDE at Harlequin Theatre
by Monica Moore on June 28, 2017 in New Zealand

The singing in Harlequin Theatre's production of Bonnie and Clyde is simply stunning. (more...)
Snow White Goes Wrong in New Court Kids' Show Snow White Goes Wrong in New Court Kids' Show
by BWW News Desk on June 26, 2017 in New Zealand

Only the magic of theatre can save Snow White in The Court Theatre's latest production. (more...)