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Stage West Presents The Holiday Charmer HANDLE WITH CARE, By Jason Odell Williams Photo Stage West Presents The Holiday Charmer HANDLE WITH CARE, By Jason Odell Williams
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 23, 2022

How does someone cope with the loss (literally) of a much-loved relative on Christmas Eve, in a country where she doesn't speak the language?  Maybe life, or perhaps Fate, has a few surprises in store, in Jason Odell Williams' sweetly funny Handle with Care, which begins a 5-week regional premiere run Thursday, December 8.

Review: Rick Elise's Wildly Inventive PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at the Stage West Pla Photo Review: Rick Elise's Wildly Inventive PETER AND THE STARCATCHER at the Stage West Playhouse
by Peter Nason - Nov 13, 2022

An all-star ensemble with Ryan Bintz soaring to the top as the evil Black Stache!

Childsplay's RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER Back By Demand, November 19 - December 24 Photo Childsplay's RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER Back By Demand, November 19 - December 24
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 4, 2022

Childsplay Theatre, a pioneer in theatre-for-youth since 1977, is bringing Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer back to the Herberger Theater in its 46th season. 

Childsplay's SELENA MARIA SINGS Returns Next Weekend Photo Childsplay's SELENA MARIA SINGS Returns Next Weekend
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 16, 2022

Opening in October, Childsplay (in co-production with Magik Theatre in San Antonio, Texas) will begin its season with Selena Maria Sings—a new work written by celebrated playwright Miriam Gonzales, featuring original music by Las Cafeteras' Daniel French. The play is getting a second chance at a debut this season, after its world premiere faced the continued repercussions of the pandemic in 2021.

Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ Announced At Stage West Photo Rajiv Joseph's GUARDS AT THE TAJ Announced At Stage West
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 7, 2022

What kinds of sacrifices can be demanded in the pursuit of beauty and perfection?  Do friendship, health, even life, rank as acceptable losses?  This question is at the center of Rajiv Joseph's funny and deeply moving Guards at the Taj, winner of both Obie and Lucille Lortel Awards in 2015, which begins Stage West's 44th season with a 5-week regional premiere run Thursday, October 20.

Brenda Braxton, Marc Kudisch & More to Star in CALL ME ABIGAIL Staged Reading Photo Brenda Braxton, Marc Kudisch & More to Star in CALL ME ABIGAIL Staged Reading
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 7, 2022

Out of the Box Theatrics and Jennifer Campos Productions will present a staged reading of CALL ME ABIGAIL by Shelli Pentimall Bookler on Monday, October 17, available for in person or livestream viewing.

Drowning Pool Release New Album 'Strike A Nerve' Photo Drowning Pool Release New Album 'Strike A Nerve'
by Michael Major - Oct 6, 2022

Texas hard rock stalwarts DROWNING POOL’s first record in six years is out now via T-Boy/UMe. Earlier this summer, the band released their first single, the critically-hailed, blistering 'Mind Right,' next the melodic and heavy 'Choke,' and finally the hammering “A Devil More Damned” single and lyric video.

Maplewood Playhouse Presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN (revised) at Stage West Photo Maplewood Playhouse Presents YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN (revised) at Stage West at The Duncan Theatre
by Stephi Wild - Sep 23, 2022

Charlie Brown and the rest of the Peanuts gang will take the stage at the Stage West Theater in Lake Worth when Maplewood Playhouse presents You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown (revised) at Stage West at the Duncan Theatre on October 7th and 8th. 

BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER Returns To The Turbine in October Photo BUT I'M A CHEERLEADER Returns To The Turbine in October
by Stephi Wild - Sep 14, 2022

Back by popular demand, But I'm A Cheerleader: The Musical, which won audiences over with its charm and heart-warming story during its first run in February is back! Casting is yet to be announced, but expect catchy songs, lots of cheers and undeniable fun.

Dallas Theater Center Welcomes New Resident Artists Photo Dallas Theater Center Welcomes New Resident Artists
by Stephi Wild - Aug 18, 2022

Dallas Theater Center (DTC) announced the addition of Olivia de Guzman and Gary Adler to the theater's staff of resident artists. Adler will join the theater as Resident Music Director and de Guzman will be the newest member of the Diane and Hal Brierley Resident Acting Company as this year's Linda and Bill Custard SMU Meadows Actor. 

Stage West Videos

THE FATHER Opens At Stage West April 4 Videoplay
THE FATHER Opens At Stage West April 4

by A.A. Cristi - Mar 22, 2019

Stage West presents the regional premiere of The Father, a Tragic Farce, written by Florian Zeller and translated by Christopher Hampton

STAGE TUBE: Play It Cool With Signature's WEST SIDE STORY Orchestra
by Stage Tube - Dec 4, 2015

Just in time for the holidays Signature Theatre wil bring a classic to the stage. WEST SIDE STORY, considered by some to be one of the greatest musicals of all time, opens at the MAX Theatre next week (December 8) and the company is making finishing touches to the iconic musical. With just days until the curtain goes up, go behind the scenes with the WEST SIDE STORY orchestra as they play an excerpt from 'Cool.'

BWW TV: Liam Tobin of BEAUTIFUL: THE CAROLE KING MUSICAL National Tour
by Jeffrey Kare - Sep 14, 2015

Coming to the Durham Performing Arts Center from September 23rd-October 4th is the national touring production of the Tony and Grammy Award-Winning Broadway Hit, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical featuring Liam Tobin as Gerry Goffin. A role originated on Broadway by Jake Epstein.

STAGE TUBE: Georgia Clinton in Stage West Theatre's RED HOT PATRIOT
by Stage Tube - May 17, 2012

Power-house actress Georgia Clinton portrays the late power-house journalist Molly Ivins at Stage West in 'Red Hot Patriot: the Kick-Ass Wit of Molly Ivins' from May 10 - June 17. Check out the video below!

STAGE TUBE: Kerry McCue on Adding Baby Sling to TIME STANDS STILL at Actors Theatre
by Stage Tube - May 7, 2012

Time Stands Still will close out Actors Theatre's 2011-2012 season on Stage West at The Herberger Theater Center, May 11-27, featuring Kerry McCue, who plays Mandy. Watch the video below in which McCue discusses adding a baby sling to rehearsals!

STAGE TUBE: Trailer for Stage West's THE REAL THING
by Stage Tube - Apr 6, 2012

Stage West's THE REAL THING is currently running through Sunday, April 29. Check out their trailer featuring clips from the show and reviews below.

STAGE TUBE: Megan Mullally Serenades Justin Beiber!
by Stage Tube - Mar 3, 2012

Megan Mullally stopped by the Ellen Degeneres Show and serenaded Justin Beiber for his 18th birthday. She sang him her version of 'Fever' which she appropriately changed to 'Beiber.' Check out the performance below!

STAGE TUBE: Matt Von Roderick's 'Let the Trumpet Talk,' Directed By ROCK OF AGES' Kristin Hanggi!
by Stage Tube - Feb 11, 2012

Check out singer and songwriter Matt Von Roderick's music video for his new single 'Let the Trumpet Talk.' The video is directed by the Tony nominated director of ROCK OF AGES, Kristin Hanggi. Also featured in the video are Autumn Reeser (Entourage, The OC) and Jerry Zucker (Airplane, Naked Gun). The single is produced by Swiss American Federation (Far East Movement, Nelly Furtado, Madonna).

STAGE TUBE: Megan Mullally Discusses KAREN: THE MUSICAL
by BroadwayWorld TV - Apr 20, 2010

Having recently departed Broadway's Lips Together, Teeth Apart, it seems Megan Mullally is putting her energy into her project, Karen: The Musical, based on her Will & Grace alter ego, Karen Walker.

Rough and Tumble Presents 'A History of Human Stupidity' April 8-25
by Robert Diamond - Mar 1, 2010

The Bay Area's award-winning Rough and Tumble proudly presents the World Premiere of A HISTORY OF HUMAN STUPIDITY, the company's first commission for the stage, and second collaboration with acclaimed playwright and former Neo-Futurist Andy Bayiates (43 Plays for 43 Presidents). Rough and Tumble founding Artistic Director Cliff Mayotte helms this hilarious journey through stupid human behavior, featuring Louise Chegwidden, Eowyn Mader, Carolyn Doyle, Charisse Loriaux, and Betsy Picart, with original music composed and performed by renowned Bay Area jazz composer Phillip Greenlief. A HISTORY OF HUMAN STUPIDITY plays April 8-25 (press openings: Friday, April 9 and Saturday, April 10) at LaVals Subterranean Theatre in Berkeley. For tickets ($16/20) and information, the public may call 510-499-0356 or visit www.randt.org or brownpapertickets.com.