Photo Flash: First Look At World Premeire Of RED BIKE At The Wilbury GroupPhoto Flash: First Look At World Premeire Of RED BIKE At The Wilbury Group
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2019

The Wilbury Theatre Group continues its record-breaking 2018/19 season with National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere of RED BIKE, a new play by award-winning playwright Caridad Svich.  (more...)

BWW Previews: Out of the Box Theatre Company's THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at Center Stage TheaterBWW Previews: Out of the Box Theatre Company's THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW at Center Stage Theater
by Maggie Yates - Oct 29, 2017

Halloween is upon us, and Out of the Box Theatre Company is staging the infamous Rocky Horror Show at Center Stage Theater to celebrate! The Rocky Horror Show open on Halloween and runs through Saturday, November 4th, giving Santa Barbara a whole week of Timewarping with the ghastly show-ghouls of Frank'N'Furter's castle of salacious pleasures. A high-energy cult-classic, The Rocky Horror Show is a rock n roll sci-fi fantasy that runs on a fuel of filth and glamour. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards - Last Week to Vote!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 24, 2015

Happy Holidays! It's the last week to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards Update - Ryan Ostendorf Big Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 18, 2015

Time is running out to vote for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 18. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31! (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards Update - Lazer Friedman, Theodore Michael Dolas Tied!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 11, 2015

Voting is fully underway for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of December 11. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards Update - Sean Jackson, George Coe Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 4, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Awards Update 11/27 - Kate Bergstrom, Ivy Vahanian Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 27, 2015

Voting has opened for the 2015 BroadwayWorld Santa Barbara Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 27th. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (more...)

BWW Preview: ON THE VERGE'S Summer Theatre Festival
by Maggie Yates - Jul 2, 2015

A company created to bring exciting theatre to Santa Barbara in the summer doldrums between Solstice and Fiesta, On the Verge's mission is to galvanize local playwrights, performers, and designers to create shows that are attractive to a diverse audience demographic, especially the younger crowd. (more...)

BWW Review: FIVE WOMEN WEARING THE SAME DRESS Shows the Evolving Female Role in Society
by Maggie Yates - Jul 22, 2014

In some aspects of American culture, weddings are considered amongst the most stressful episodes a person can endure. Despite the happiness associated with the affair, weddings offer a minefield of potential familial discord, monetary pressure, and the inevitable anxiety people feel surrounding their personal connection to the milestone... (more...)

SBCC Theatre Group to Present 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, 7/12-27
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2013

The Theatre Group at SBCC is excited to open the 2013-2014 season with the quirky musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin, Conceived by Rebecca Feldman, and additional material by Jay Reiss. Directed by R. Michael Gros and Musical Direction by David Potter, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a hilarious tale of overachievers' angst chronicling the experience of six adolescents vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The show's Tony Award-winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time. (more...)

SBCC Theatre Group Opens 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Tonight
by TV News Desk - Jul 12, 2013

The Theatre Group at SBCC is excited to open the 2013-2014 season with the quirky musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin, Conceived by Rebecca Feldman, and additional material by Jay Reiss. Directed by R. Michael Gros and Musical Direction by David Potter, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a hilarious tale of overachievers' angst chronicling the experience of six adolescents vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The show's Tony Award-winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Theater Group at SBCC's 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, 7/10-27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2013

The show's Tony Award-winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time. Check out a first look below! (more...)

SBCC Theatre Group to Present 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE, 7/12-27
by TV News Desk - Jun 11, 2013

The Theatre Group at SBCC is excited to open the 2013-2014 season with the quirky musical, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Music and Lyrics by William Finn, Book by Rachel Sheinkin, Conceived by Rebecca Feldman, and additional material by Jay Reiss. Directed by R. Michael Gros and Musical Direction by David Potter, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee is a hilarious tale of overachievers' angst chronicling the experience of six adolescents vying for the spelling championship of a lifetime. The show's Tony Award-winning creative team has created the unlikeliest of hit musicals about the unlikeliest of heroes: a quirky yet charming cast of outsiders for whom a spelling bee is the one place where they can stand out and fit in at the same time. (more...)

California's Out of the Box Theater Company Presents SPRING AWAKENING, 4/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2012

Raw energy and the wonder of youthful passion hits Center Stage Theater in Out of the Box Theatre Company's intimate black box production of Spring Awakening, playing April 19-29, 2012. (more...)

California's Out of the Box Theater Company Presents SPRING AWAKENING, 4/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2012

Raw energy and the wonder of youthful passion hits Center Stage Theater in Out of the Box Theatre Company's intimate black box production of Spring Awakening, playing April 19-29, 2012. (more...)

California's Out of the Box Theater Company Presents SPRING AWAKENING, 4/19-29
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2012

Raw energy and the wonder of youthful passion hits Center Stage Theater in Out of the Box Theatre Company's intimate black box production of Spring Awakening, playing April 19-29, 2012. (more...)

GAN-e-meed Presents NOT A BOX NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 12/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2011

From December 1st through 4th at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, GAN-e-meed Theatre Project will present Not A Box New Play Festival, a variety of thought-provoking new work by artists from Boston and beyond. (more...)

GAN-e-meed Presents NOT A BOX NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 12/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2011

From December 1st through 4th at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, GAN-e-meed Theatre Project will present Not A Box New Play Festival, a variety of thought-provoking new work by artists from Boston and beyond. (more...)

GAN-e-meed Presents NOT A BOX NEW PLAY FESTIVAL 12/1-4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2011

From December 1st through 4th at Boston Playwrights' Theatre, GAN-e-meed Theatre Project will present Not A Box New Play Festival, a variety of thought-provoking new work by artists from Boston and beyond. (more...)

Camp Broadway Announces Macy's Parade Performers!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2011

Following 5 weeks of national auditions, CAMP BROADWAY®, the award-winning theater arts education company has announced its cast of 132 theatre-loving kids, ages 12-16, to perform in the 85th Anniversary Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade®. The talented performers will appear on the ZhuZhu Pets®Zhu-niversefloat and perform an original song on the national broadcast of the parade on Thanksgiving morning, November 24. (more...)