Porchlight Closes 'Lost' Musicals Series with MINNIE'S BOYSPorchlight Closes 'Lost' Musicals Series with MINNIE'S BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2019

Porchlight Music Theatre's final production in its 2018 - 2019 "lost" musicals in staged concert series is Porchlight Revisits Minnie's Boys,  with book by Groucho Marx's son Arthur Marx and Robert Fisher, music by Larry Grossman and lyrics by Hal Hackady with direction and choreography by Christopher Pazdernik and musical direction by Christie Chiles Twille.  Porchlight Revisits Minnie's Boys is presented for three performances Wednesday, May 22 at 7:30 p.m. and Thursday, March 23 at 2 p.m. and  7:30 p.m. at The Ruth Page Center for the Arts, 1016 N. Dearborn Street. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY at Fargo Moorhead Community TheatreBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY at Fargo Moorhead Community Theatre
by Brian Michaels - Dec 8, 2018

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BWW Review: A Catchphrase Becomes a Musical Mantra in A CHRISTMAS STORYBWW Review: A Catchphrase Becomes a Musical Mantra in A CHRISTMAS STORY
by Perry Tannenbaum - Dec 7, 2018

Joseph Robinette's adaptation of Jean Shepherd's beloved Yuletide story doesn't make all the right moves, but A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL will still warm your holiday spirit if you're patient with it. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY Relishes and Reveres Holidays of OldBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY Relishes and Reveres Holidays of Old
by Tanya Seale - Dec 7, 2018

Whether you're 7 or 107, Philip Grecian's adaptation of the 1983 cult classic film, A Christmas Story, will likely tickle your funny bone and get you reminiscing about holidays past. You'll be greeted at your seat by evocative Christmas carols and a stage flanked with decked-out trees and shiny, wrapped gifts as Ralphie's quest to obtain a 'legendary official Red Ryder 200-shot Carbine Action Range Model Air Rifle with a compass and this thing which tells time built right into the stock' begins. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look At The Sauk's A CHRISTMAS STORYPhoto Flash: First Look At The Sauk's A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2018

The cult classic Christmas film, A CHRISTMAS STORY, jumps to life in December on stage at The Sauk, Hillsdale County's community theatre for eight performances December 6-16. (more...)

Hershey Area Playhouse Presents A CHRISTMAS STORYHershey Area Playhouse Presents A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2018

Hershey Area Playhouse is proud to present its holiday production, A Christmas Story. (more...)

A Christmas Story The Musical Launches 2018 National Tour; Full CastA Christmas Story The Musical Launches 2018 National Tour; Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

For the fifth holiday season, Big League Productions' critically acclaimed national tour of A Christmas Story, The Musical, delights in seven cities across the U.S., opening in Orange, TX on November 19, 2018. The tour will also play engagements in Knoxville, TN, Louisville, KY, Charlotte, NC, Dallas, TX, Davenport, IA and Detroit, MI.  The heart-warming TONY-nominated Broadway musical brings the classic holiday film vibrantly to life on stage by expanding the movie's iconic moments with breathtaking choreography and joyous songs. (more...)

Simon Willmont, Lucyelle Cliffe, Jenny Gayner, and Garry Freer Will Lead A CHRISTMAS STORY at Waterloo East TheatreSimon Willmont, Lucyelle Cliffe, Jenny Gayner, and Garry Freer Will Lead A CHRISTMAS STORY at Waterloo East Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2018

Casting announcement for Pasek and Paul's A Christmas Story, The Musical European Premier at Waterloo East Theatre. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL Opens Friday at Music Mountain Theatre!A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL Opens Friday at Music Mountain Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2018

The countdown to Christmas is on at Music Mountain Theatre! The highly anticipated production of A Christmas Story, The Musical opens Friday, November 9 and runs through Sunday, November 25. (more...)

The Players Club of Swarthmore Presents A CHRISTMAS STORYThe Players Club of Swarthmore Presents A CHRISTMAS STORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2018

The Players Club of Swarthmore presents A Christmas Story, The Musical , a holiday delight for the whole family. Based on the classic movie A Christmas Story released in 1983. A Christmas Story, The Musical features music and lyrics by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul (The Greatest Showman, Dear Evan Hansen, La La Land) and an inventive book by Joseph Robinette. A Christmas Story, The Musical is directed and choreographed by Nate Golden. Music direction is by Madi Juleskusky. Tickets are available online at www.pcstheater.org. For group rates, contact groupsales@pcstheater.org. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

Laurel Little Theatre's annual huge musical continues its 58th amazing season. "A CHRISTMAS STORY - THE MUSICAL!" is a brand new Broadway stage show based on everyone's #1 favorite holiday movie that gets a 24 hour 'round-the-clock' television marathon every year. (more...)

Cast Announced For A CHRISTMAS STORY At The SaukCast Announced For A CHRISTMAS STORY At The Sauk
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2018

The cult classic Christmas film, A CHRISTMAS STORY, jumps to life in December on stage at The Sauk, Hillsdale County's community theatre for eight performances December 6-16. (more...)

Family Favorite A CHRISTMAS STORY Returns to The Rep this Holiday SeasonFamily Favorite A CHRISTMAS STORY Returns to The Rep this Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2018

Over its many years of dominance on cable, A Christmas Storyhas swelled into a holiday film institution that transcends generations. Now, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis is bringing the stage adaptation of the much-loved movie back to its Mainstage, running November 28 - December 23. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Production Of A CHRISTMAS STORY Returns For 11th YearCleveland Play House Production Of A CHRISTMAS STORY Returns For 11th Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Everyone's favorite characters from Cleveland Street are back for their 11th production with Cleveland Play House (CPH) during the 2018 holiday season. A Christmas Story will once again delight Cleveland audiences with the story you know and love, based on the original motion picture that was filmed in Cleveland. CPH's production of A Christmas Story has quickly become an annual holiday tradition for families of all generations. Each year, these performances attract thousands of new guests to live theatre at Cleveland Play House. Previews begin November 23rd with press opening on November 30th at the Allen Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production will be sponsored by Dollar Bank and Pinecrest. (more...)

MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Stages A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICALMCCC's Kelsey Theatre Stages A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

With tacky leg lamps, weird department store Santas, and ruined turkey dinners - courtesy of the neighbor's dog - the holiday season commences at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre with "A Christmas Story - The Musical." This festive production is presented by M&M Stage Productions Fridays, Nov. 16 and 30 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Nov. 17, 24 and Dec. 1 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Nov. 18, 25 and Dec. 2 at 2 p.m. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY Comes to Garden TheatreA CHRISTMAS STORY Comes to Garden Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2018

In this fun holiday treat for the whole family, nine-year-old Ralphie Parker is dreaming of the perfect Christmas present: a genuine Red Ryder BB Gun. From November 24 through December 23, 2018, A Christmas Story comes to life on the Garden Theatre stage. The play, directed by Patrick Braillard and sponsored by Florida Hospital, opens on November 24 at 2:00 pm. A sensory-friendly performance will be held on Saturday, December 8 at 2:00 pm. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/29 - FIDDLER, LES MIS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More!Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/29 - FIDDLER, LES MIS, LOVE NEVER DIES, and More!
by BWW Special - Dec 29, 2017

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 FIDDLER, LES MIS, and LOVE NEVER DIES. (more...)

BWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL Enchants JacksonBWW Review: A CHRISTMAS STORY: THE MUSICAL Enchants Jackson
by Juliana Asbill - Dec 27, 2017

The Christmas festivities didn't end on December 25th this year for many theatre-goers in Jackson, Mississippi. Attendees of all ages could be found in the auditorium at Thalia Mara Hall for the December 26th performance of A Christmas Story: The Musical. (more...)

From Book to Film to Stage to TV - BWW Traces the Journey of A CHRISTMAS STORY!From Book to Film to Stage to TV - BWW Traces the Journey of A CHRISTMAS STORY!
by Caryn Robbins - Dec 15, 2017

As we eagerly await the broadcast of A CHRISTMAS STORY LIVE!, airing this Sunday, December 17th at 7/6c on FOX, BWW takes a look back at the origins of this classic holiday tale, from book, to movie, to stage to television! (more...)

Riverside Theatre presents A CHRISTMAS STORY This Holiday SeasonRiverside Theatre presents A CHRISTMAS STORY This Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2017

Riverside Theatre for Kids, the educational arm of Riverside Theatre, presents the holiday musical, A Christmas Story, The Musical on December 8 & 9 and 15 & 16, 2017. (more...)

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