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Winners Announced For 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards Photo Winners Announced For 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement!

Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards Photo Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019

There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Westport County Playhouse's Family Festivities Series Presents JUDY MOODY & STINK Photo Westport County Playhouse's Family Festivities Series Presents JUDY MOODY & STINK
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019

Westport Country Playhouse's Family Festivities Series will present a?oeJudy Moody & Stink,a?? produced by ArtsPower National Touring Theatre, on Sunday, January 12, at 1 and 4 p.m. The show is based on the books 'Judy Moody Gets Famous' and 'Stink and the All-Time World's Worst Super-Stinky Sneakers' by Megan McDonald.  Performances are approximately one-hour in length, and appropriate for ages five and up.  Tickets are $20 each. 

December 19th Update: THE WIZ - Pearl Theatre Leads Best Musical Category in the BWW  Photo December 19th Update: THE WIZ - Pearl Theatre Leads Best Musical Category in the BWW Houston Awards Voting
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019

We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Jan Ravens and Julia Watson Bring TALKING HEADS to Watford Palace Next Year Photo Jan Ravens and Julia Watson Bring TALKING HEADS to Watford Palace Next Year
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

Jan Ravens and Julia Watson are cast in Talking Heads, three of the much-loved classic monologues from British playwriting royalty, Alan Bennett, directed by Watford Palace Theatre's own artistic director Brigid Larmour. Poignant, comic and full of humanity, Talking Heads invites us into the hearts and minds of three peculiarly English ladies - Muriel in her tweed skirt and pearls in Soldiering On, the public-spirited Miss Ruddock in A Lady of Letters, and Susan, the long-suffering Vicar's wife in Bed Among The Lentils.

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Houston Awards!  Photo December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Houston Awards!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019

It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For TEENAGE DICK Photo Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For TEENAGE DICK
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

The Donmar Warehouse announces the full cast for Teenage Dick, Mike Lew's darkly comic take on Shakespeare's Richard III, directed by Donmar Artistic Director Michael Longhurst. Joining previously announced cast Daniel Monks and Susan Wokoma are Callum Adams, Alice Hewkin, Siena Kelly and Ruth Madeley.

Paul Bradley & Daniel Casey Star In YES PRIME MINISTER At Theatr Clwyd Photo Paul Bradley & Daniel Casey Star In YES PRIME MINISTER At Theatr Clwyd
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

After sell out seasons in the West End and through the UK, Anthony Jay and Jonathan Lynn's hit returns to the stage for one week only at Theatr Clwyd this November. Prime Minister Jim Hacker and his long-suffering Cabinet Secretary Sir Humphrey Appleby are back - still morally dubious and spinning the stories - all the while staring disaster and political ruin in the face.

BWW Review: PIPPIN at Bergen County Players Photo BWW Review: PIPPIN at Bergen County Players
by Marina Kennedy - Sep 16, 2019

The spirit of Fosse/Verdon is alive and well with the Bergen County Players, in Oradell! Their delightful production of Pippin that opened this weekend at the Little Firehouse Theater on Kinderkamack Rd is a must see for any fan of the Fosse/Verdon canon.

Chance The Rapper, Jack Johnson to Headline Inaugural Miami Beach Pop Festival Photo Chance The Rapper, Jack Johnson to Headline Inaugural Miami Beach Pop Festival
by TV News Desk - Jun 20, 2019

Frameless Creative in association with ACT Productions and The Parker Company are proud to debut the lineup for the inaugural Miami Beach Pop Festival, set for November 8-10, 2019. The brand new festival will be held on the shore of South Beach between 5thand 10th streets, adjacent to the beachfront Lummus Park and the iconic Ocean Drive.

Four School Theatre Programs Honored By National Association Photo Four School Theatre Programs Honored By National Association
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2019

The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) recognizes schools whose theatre programs exemplify and promote high standards of quality in educational theatre with the Outstanding School Award. This year only four schools in the nation were honored: James A. Garfield High School in Seattle, Washington; Leavenworth Senior High School in Leavenworth, Kansas; Lewis & Clark High School in Spokane, Washington; and Woodmont High School in Piedmont, South Carolina.

Inaugural Miami Beach Pop Festival to be Held in November Photo Inaugural Miami Beach Pop Festival to be Held in November
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2019

Initial details have been announced for the first ever Miami Beach Pop Festival, a three-day cultural experience celebrating music, food, and the vibrant Miami Beach environment. The inaugural event set for November 8-10 will be held on the sands of South Beach between 5th & 10th streets, adjacent to thebeachfront Lummus Park and the iconic Ocean Drive. The festival will feature a boldly diverse lineup of artists from around the globe,spanning genres of rock, pop, Latin, R&B, electronic, jazz, country, reggae, and more, withinternational stars and local musicians performing across three stages.

Photo Flash: First Look at the National Tour of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Photo Photo Flash: First Look at the National Tour of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2019

Joining the hard-hitting sales team in Sam Yates' unmissable production of David Mamet's darkly funny classic, Glengarry Glen Ross are: Denis Conway(The Lieutenant of Inishmore) as Dave Moss; Wil Johnson (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead) as George Aaronow; Scott Sparrow (King Lear) as John Williamson; James Staddon (Goodnight Mister Tom) as James Lingk; and Zephryn Taitte (The Jungle Book) as Baylen. They join the previously announced Mark Benton (Shelly 'The Machine' Levene) and Nigel Harman (Ricky Roma).

Watford Palace Theatre Announces Full Cast For Alan Ayckbourn's ABSURD PERSON SINGULA Photo Watford Palace Theatre Announces Full Cast For Alan Ayckbourn's ABSURD PERSON SINGULAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2019

Watford Palace Theatre today announces full cast for Alan Ayckbourn's Absurd Person Singular. Joining the previously announced Terence Frisch (Sidney) and Jill McAusland (Jane) are Oliver Longstaff (Geoffrey), Emily Tucker (Eva), Sarah Quist (Marion) and Walter van Dyk (Ronald). The production, directed by Artistic Director and Chief Executive of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, opens on 12 March, with previews from 7 March and runs until 30 March.

Denis Conway, Wil Johnson, and More Cast in The UK Tour Of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS Photo Denis Conway, Wil Johnson, and More Cast in The UK Tour Of GLENGARRY GLEN ROSS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

Joining the hard-hitting sales team in Sam Yates' unmissable production of David Mamet's darkly funny classic, Glengarry Glen Ross are: Denis Conway (The Lieutenant of Inishmore) as Dave Moss; Wil Johnson (Rosencrantz & Guildenstern Are Dead) as George Aaronow; Scott Sparrow (King Lear) as John Williamson; James Staddon (Goodnight Mister Tom) as James Lingk; and Zephryn Taitte (The Jungle Book) as Baylen. They join the previously announced Mark Benton (Shelly 'The Machine' Levene) and Nigel Harman (Ricky Roma).

Photo Flash: First Look at THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE HEIGHT OF THE STORM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

Multi award-winning star of screen and stage Jonathan Pryce will star as 'Andrei', and three-time Olivier award-winning Dame Eileen Atkins will star as 'Madeleine' in The Height of the Storm, in the UK premiere of a new compelling family drama by Florian Zeller, the internationally acclaimed writer of The Father.

Donmar Warehouse Appoints Henny Finch As Executive Producer Photo Donmar Warehouse Appoints Henny Finch As Executive Producer
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2018

The Donmar Warehouse today announces the appointment of Henny Finch as the new Executive Producer from 7 January 2019, succeeding Kate Pakenham. Henny will support and work alongside newly appointed Artistic Director Michael Longhurst in the creative and organisational running of the Donmar Warehouse, ahead of his first season in 2019.

Full Casting Announced For Watford Palace Theatre's All-Female Production Of MUCH ADO Photo Full Casting Announced For Watford Palace Theatre's All-Female Production Of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2018

Artistic Director of Watford Palace Theatre, Brigid Larmour, today announces full casting for Watford Palace Theatre's all-female production of Much Ado About Nothing. Larmour directs Joanna Brookes (Dogberry/ Antonio), Elly Condron (Don Pedro), Rebekah Hinds (Borachio/ Margaret), Emma Lane (Conrade/ Ursula/ Friar), Juliet Leighton-Jones (Musician), Nyla Levy (Hero/ Sexton), Pepter Lunkuse (Claudio), Anna O'Grady (Benedick), Emily Tucker (Beatrice), Tripti Tripuraneni (Don John/ Verges) and Julia Watson (Leonato).

NUGGET AND FANG Comes to Kelsey Theatre Photo NUGGET AND FANG Comes to Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

Young theater goers will delight in an unexpected story of friendship between a minnow and a shark, as ArtsPower National Touring Theatre presents "Nugget and Fang" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre on Saturday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.

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