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Utah Shakespeare Festival To Present GOLD MOUNTAIN World Premiere Starring Ali Ewoldt Photo Utah Shakespeare Festival To Present GOLD MOUNTAIN World Premiere Starring Ali Ewoldt & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021

The Utah Shakespeare Festival will present a world premiere production of Gold Mountain, the original musical by Jason Ma, this coming November. Alan Muraoka is slated to direct, having been at the helm for multiple workshops, presentations, and concert versions of the piece since 2015.

Single Tickets Now On Sale For Children's Theatre Company's 2021 ‚Ä" 2022 Season Photo Single Tickets Now On Sale For Children's Theatre Company's 2021 ‚Ä" 2022 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 8, 2021

Children's Theatre Company¬†announced today that single tickets are now available for its live, in-person 2021 ‚Äď 2022 Season, which includes five inspiring productions that will enthrall and delight audiences of all ages.

Roger Rees Awards and Harmony Helper Present New Choral Award Photo Roger Rees Awards and Harmony Helper Present New Choral Award
by Stephi Wild - May 22, 2021

The Broadway Education Alliance has announced the 2020- 2021 winner and finalists of the first annual Harmony Helper sponsored award to recognize outstanding high school choirs. This award is presented as part of the annual Roger Rees Awards for Excellence in Student Performance celebration of performing arts education programs offered in schools throughout the Greater New York area.

The Roger Rees Awards and Harmony Helper Celebrate Excellence In Choral Performance W Photo The Roger Rees Awards and Harmony Helper Celebrate Excellence In Choral Performance With New Award
by A.A. Cristi - May 21, 2021

The Broadway Education Alliance has announced the 2020-2021 winner and finalists of the first annual Harmony Helper sponsored award to recognize outstanding high school choirs.

Arden Theatre Company's Online Capture Of A YEAR WITH FROG & TOAD Announces Additiona Photo Arden Theatre Company's Online Capture Of A YEAR WITH FROG & TOAD Announces Additional New Dates
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020

The Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia has announced that their digital capture of the 2016 production A YEAR WITH FROG & TOAD has announced additional dates. The popular children's theatre show will return online from December 17 through December 31, 2020.

RECAP: Philadelphia Theatre Company's Paige Price Talked with PTC Alumni on a Regiona Photo RECAP: Philadelphia Theatre Company's Paige Price Talked with PTC Alumni on a Regional Spotlight Episode of STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2020

Stars in the House continued today (2pm) with Regional Theatre Spotlight On: Philadelphia Theatre Company with Paige Price, Tamara Anderson, Jen Childs, Scott Greer, Amanda Morton, Georgiana Summers, Kathleen Turner and Brian Anthony Wilson.

Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, June 8- with Renee Elise Goldsberry, Telly Leung and N Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Monday, June 8- with Renee Elise Goldsberry, Telly Leung and Norm Lewis and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 8, 2020

Today (June 8) in live streaming: Stars in the House spotlights Philadelphia Theatre Company, Paper Mill showcases new voices, and so much more!

VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE Spotlights Philadelphia Theatre Company Photo VIDEO: STARS IN THE HOUSE Spotlights Philadelphia Theatre Company
by Nicole Rosky - Jun 8, 2020

Stars in the House continues today (2pm) with Regional Theatre Spotlight On: PHILADELPHIA THEATRE COMPANY with Paige Price, Tamara Anderson, Jen Childs, Scott Greer, Amanda Morton, Georgiana Summers, Kathleen Turner and Brian Anthony Wilson; and tonight (8pm) with Guest Host Andréa Burns with guests Broadway Inspirational Voices founder Michael McElroy, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Telly Leung and Norm Lewis.

SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL Opens at The Fox - I'd Love to Love You, Baby Photo SUMMER: THE DONNA SUMMER MUSICAL Opens at The Fox - I'd Love to Love You, Baby
by Tanya Seale - Jan 17, 2020

SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical opens with a swell of music and a chorus full of sequined, big-haired glittered-up dancers who sure can sing. The costumes are dazzling. The strobe lights are electrifying. Everything is loud and large and pulsing and promising. a?oeYou like that modest opening?a?? Diva Donna (Dan'yelle Williamson, one of the three actors who plays Donna) asks the audience outright. a?oeWe just threw it together.a?? It's funny of course, because this is a big production, and nothing is farther from the truth. However...

Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical on Tour! Photo Review Roundup: Critics Sound Off On SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical on Tour!
by Alan Henry - Oct 29, 2019

Summer: The Donna Summer Musical is now on tour across America!¬†SUMMER features a book by Tony Award¬ģ nominee Colman Domingo, Robert Cary and Tony Award¬ģ winner Des McAnuff, with songs by Donna Summer, Giorgio Moroder, Paul Jabara and others and is directed by Des McAnuff and choreographed by Tony Award¬ģ winner Sergio Trujillo, with music supervised by Ron Melrose and scenic design by Tony Award¬ģ nominee Robert Brill, costumes by Tony Award¬ģ winner Paul Tazewell, lighting by Tony Award¬ģ winner Howell Binkley, sound by Tony Award¬ģ nominee Gareth Owen and projections by Sean Nieuwenhuis. This tour is produced by the Dodgers and Tommy Mottola.

The 2019 Barrymore Awards Recipients Announced Photo The 2019 Barrymore Awards Recipients Announced
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 14, 2019

The 25th Annual Barrymore Awards were held in South Philly and awarded $92,000 in grants to artists and organizations.

Theatre Philadelphia Announces Nominees For The 2019 BARRYMORE AWARDS Photo Theatre Philadelphia Announces Nominees For The 2019 BARRYMORE AWARDS
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 19, 2019

Theatre Philadelphia, the non-profit organization that promotes and celebrates theatre across the Philadelphia region, has announced this year's nominees for the Barrymore Awards for Excellence in Theatre. 

BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS  at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Its First Musical  Photo BWW Review: INTO THE WOODS at Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, Its First Musical - Playful and Poignant
by Dan Dwyer - Aug 5, 2019

Lantern Theater Company Presents The World Premiere Of MINORS, A New Musical Photo Lantern Theater Company Presents The World Premiere Of MINORS, A New Musical
by A.A. Cristi - May 29, 2019

Lantern Theater Company's 25th anniversary season comes to a musical close with the world premiere of Minors, which opens tonight. Commissioned and developed through the Lantern's New Works Program, this intimate American roots rock drama is the inaugural work of Kittson O'Neill and Tony Award-winning sound designer and composer Robert Kaplowitz. Barrymore Award-winner Matthew Decker directs an ensemble cast of Philadelphia musical theater veterans and newcomers, including Ben Dibble, Jennie Eisenhower, Brady Fritz, Marybeth Gorman, Paul L. Nolan, Terran Scott, Sav Souza, Grace Tarves, and Mekhi Williams. Amanda Morton serves as the production's music director.

Lightning Rod Special Adds Extra Performance To THE APPOINTMENT At Next Door At NYTW Photo Lightning Rod Special Adds Extra Performance To THE APPOINTMENT At Next Door At NYTW
by Stephi Wild - Apr 29, 2019

Due to popular demand, Lightning Rod Special (LRS) creator of the Obie-Award winning Underground Railroad Game, will add one additional performance to the sold-out run of their newest critically-acclaimed work, The Appointment. The additional performance will take place on Sunday, May 4, 2019 at 3pm; the final performance will take place on May 4, 2019 at 7:30pm.

Theatre Horizon's 15th Season Celebrates Signature Hallmarks Photo Theatre Horizon's 15th Season Celebrates Signature Hallmarks
by Julie Musbach - Mar 21, 2019

Theatre Horizon, Norristown's professional theatre company, celebrates 15 years during the 2019-20 season. To honor the thousands who have come to know and love the theatre's hallmark programming, Horizon is proud to announce a season that includes works that highlight their strong commitment to social activism, community, musical theatre, a diversity of voices, and celebrating the power of great storytelling.

Lightning Rod Special Presents THE APPOINTMENT at Next Door at NYTW Photo Lightning Rod Special Presents THE APPOINTMENT at Next Door at NYTW
by Julie Musbach - Mar 18, 2019

Lightning Rod Special (LRS) creator of the Obie-Award winning Underground Railroad Game, announces the New York premiere of their newest theater work, The Appointment.

Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Complete Casting For Summer 2019 Season Photo Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival Announces Complete Casting For Summer 2019 Season
by Julie Musbach - Mar 18, 2019

The Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival announces complete casting for the 2019 Summer Season.

BWW Review: Philadelphia Theater Company's BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Photo BWW Review: Philadelphia Theater Company's BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by Pati Buehler - Feb 22, 2019

Deep in the heart of Iowa sits Francesca, a lonely young woman who long ago left Italy with the young American GI finding herself supposedly content until she realizes she's really accepted the hopeless acceptance of captivity.

Photo Flash: Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY Photo Photo Flash: Philadelphia Theatre Company Presents THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 15, 2019

Philadelphia Theatre Company continues its 44th season with the Philadelphia premiere of Marsha Norman and Jason Robert Brown's sweeping musical version of the best-selling novel, The Bridges of Madison County.

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