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Ballet Tech to Present 30th Anniversary Kids Dance at the Joyce

Ballet Tech will return to The Joyce Theater for the 30th anniversary of its Kids Dance student performance troupe, May 30–June 2. Learn how to purchase tickets!
Last Chance to Vote for the BWW South Carolina Awards; Voting Ends 12/31

It's the final week left to vote for the 2023 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! Voting ends on 12/31 at midnight. Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
2 Weeks to Vote for the BWW South Carolina Awards; A CHORUS LINE, THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG, Trustus Theatre & More Lead!

There's just two weeks left to vote and we have the latest standings as of Monday, December 18th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards December 5th Standings; A CHORUS LINE Leads Best Musical!

It's December, and the first standings of the month have been announced as of Tuesday, December 5th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG Leads Best Play!

Happy Holidays! The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 27th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Latest Standings Announced For The 2023 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; A CHORUS LINE Leads Best Musical!

The latest wave of standings have been announced as of Monday, November 20th for the 2023 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! Don't miss out on making sure that your favorite theatres, stars, and shows get the recognition they deserve!
Ballet Tech's KIDS DANCE to Return to The Joyce This Summer

Ballet Tech’s Kids Dance will return to The Joyce Theater June 8-11 following an acclaimed production last year.
12 Days Left To Vote For The 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 19th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Stats Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; at Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute Leads Best Ensemble Performance!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 12th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Latest Standings Released For The 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; Southeastern Summer Theatre Institute Leads Favorite Local Theatre!

The latest standings as of Monday, December 5th, have been released for the 2022 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers get to vote for their favorites.
Review: Passionate Performances Drive Dramatic, Poetic PIPELINE at Warehouse Theatre

What did our critic think of PIPELINE at Warehouse Theatre?
 Eglevsky Ballet Announces David Bernard As New Music Director For Ballet Company

Celebrated conductor David Bernard has joined the artistic staff of Eglevsky Ballet as the company's first music director since the appointment of Maurice Brandon Curry as Executive Artistic Director in 2015. This historic moment in the company's history is an extraordinary development, as Eglevsky Ballet returns to having live music for their performances.
Proud Mary Theatre Presents Upstate Premiere of BOOTYCANDY

Uproarious satire crashes headlong into the murky terrain of pain and pleasure...
Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; Greenville's THE PRODUCERS Leads Best Musical!

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards; Greenville Theatre's THE PRODUCERS Leads Best Musical!

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld South Carolina Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.
BWW Interview: Christopher Rose, Director of Centre Stage's Streaming Variety Show MERRY & BRIGHT

'Merry and Bright is a holiday show with a little something for everyone.'
9 to 5 is Coming to Centre Stage

Based on the beloved movie of the same name, 9 to 5: The Musical, follows Judy, Doralee, and Violet, three downtrodden working women at the mercy of manipulative misogynist boss Franklin Hart Jr., who is better at sexually harassing his secretary than running a business. Seeking revenge they concoct a plan to kidnap him and hold him hostage uniting them and discovering the beauty of friendship! 9 to 5 features a book by Patricia Resnick and music by the country queen herself, Dolly Parton! Pour yourself a cup of ambition, and join us for the musical event of the season!
BWW Feature: From Page to Stage - The Story Behind ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY at Berkshire Theatre Group.

The impetus behind ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY was not the Freed family. Gary Kupper was approached by Larry Marshak, with whom he had worked for many years, about a third party's desire to do a story about Alan Freed as a 'jukebox musical'. The intention was that Kupper might be able to write a couple of songs for the piece. Kupper realized that Freed's story is a classic one. A rise and fall and then redemption story that can't be told as a jukebox musical because Alan Freed wasn't a singer. He feels that a jukebox musical would have cheated the story. This is the story of this man, and the story of Rock-and-Roll. That notion gave birth to the 'book musical'. In 2011, Kupper started writing original songs and sometime later, the team started writing the script. Freed's son, Lance, stepped-in and helped to secure the rights to the Rock-and-Roll classics. They have combined the music of the era with storytelling. They admit it's both risky and tricky and has never really been done to the extent that it is in this show. Thirty to thirty-five original songs were written, most of which were thrown out. A little more than a dozen are in the current iteration of the show.
BWW Review: ROCK AND ROLL MAN: THE ALAN FREED STORY at Berkshire Theatre Group Puts A Spell On The Berkshires.

There is a lot to like packed into this production directed by Randal Myler. The action is well paced and well-staged. The use of turntables, tiering, and scrims are particularly effective elements of the scenic design by Tim Mackabee. The choreography by Brian Reeder, and costumes designed by Leon Dobkowski present a feast for the eyes. The entire 19-members of the cast deliver in acting, singing, and dancing. It would be an oversight not to call out the performance of Richard Crandle. His portrayal of Little Richard is brassy, sassy, and all kinds of Woooooooo. The audience is noticeably energized when Crandle is on stage and few wish he would 'shet-up' as if that were even remotely possible.
Alan Campbell & George Wendt Star in BTG's ROCK AND ROLL MAN; Plus Whitney Bashor, Jared Zirilli, and More

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Rock and Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story at The Colonial Theatre in Pittsfield

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