A.C.T. Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For Lauren Yee's THE GREAT LEAPA.C.T. Announces Full Cast And Creative Team For Lauren Yee's THE GREAT LEAP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2019

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) Artistic Director Pam MacKinnon announced today the full cast and creative team for award-winning Bay Area playwright Lauren Yee's The Great Leap, performing at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary St., San Francisco) March 6-31, 2019. (more...)

A.C.T. Rings In The New Year With Edward Albee's SEASCAPEA.C.T. Rings In The New Year With Edward Albee's SEASCAPE
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2018

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) rings in 2019 with Edward Albee's Pulitzer Prize-winning play, Seascape. In her A.C.T. directorial debut, Artistic Director and Tony Award winner Pam MacKinnon-hailed as "the most prolific of directors of Edward Albee's plays" (The Daily Beast)-continues her career-long exploration of American theater's legendary playwright. MacKinnon won the 2013 Tony Award for the Broadway revival of Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, starring Tracy Letts and Amy Morton. (more...)

RLTP Announces Screenplay Reading Fundraiser in 2019RLTP Announces Screenplay Reading Fundraiser in 2019
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Road Less Traveled Productions (RLTP)is excited to announce its new annual fundraiser, Screen to Stage,a public screenplay reading series.  The annual series will kick-off Saturday April 6thwith a reading of 1987's iconic The Princess Bride.  The Princess Bride, a screenplay by William Goldman, will star RLTP Ensemble members Barry Williams, Kristen Tripp Kelley, Matt Witten, Anthony Alcocer, Lisa Vitrano, Jimmy Janowski, Bob Grabowski, Dave Mitchell and Doug Zschiegner alongside Cassie Cameron, Brian Mysliwy and Ben Mora.  The Princess Bride will be directed by RLTP Artistic Director Scott Behrend and RLTP Ensemble member Katie Mallinson. (more...)

Photo Flash: A.C.T. Rings In the Holiday Season with A CHRISTMAS CAROLPhoto Flash: A.C.T. Rings In the Holiday Season with A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Featuring a lively cast of dozens, delightful music, gorgeous costumes, and those deliciously spooky ghosts, the Bay Area's favorite holiday tradition returns as American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) presents its celebrated production of the Charles Dickens classic A Christmas Carol. Now in the theater's 42nd year of presenting the holiday classic, this version of A Christmas Carol-adapted by Paul Walsh and Carey Perloff-stays true to the heart of Dickens's timeless story of redemption and brings a playful sensibility to his rich language. A Christmas Carol runs December 6-29, 2018, at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary Street, San Francisco). Press night is Wednesday, December 12 at 7 p.m. Tickets (ranging in price from $10-$120) are available by calling the A.C.T. Box Office at 415-749-2228 or online at www.act-sf.org. Groups of 15 or more save up to 50% and enjoy free tickets for group leaders. For group sales, call 415-439-2424. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice. (more...)

Alhambra Announces 2019 ScheduleAlhambra Announces 2019 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2018

In August of 2009, the then-named Alhambra Dinner Theatre was all but shuttered and on the edge of extinction. In came Jacksonville native Craig Smith and his business partners to purchase the nation's longest-running dinner theater and return the community's cultural gem to glory. (more...)


by Jeffrey Ellis - Feb 26, 2018

Greg Wilson, artistic director of Actors Point Theatre Company, will direct Little Women - The Broadway Musical, which is based on the classic novel by Louisa May Alcott, running March 8-17. (more...)

ALHAMBRA AFTER DARK to Open with Elvis & Buddy Holly Tribute ShowsALHAMBRA AFTER DARK to Open with Elvis & Buddy Holly Tribute Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Elvis Presley and Buddy Holly were iconic and game-changing in their era, and still have influence with today's music-makers. The Alhambra Theatre & Dining will kick off its 2018 Alhambra After Dark music series schedule by celebrating Elvis and Buddy Holly. Kevin Mills will return to the Alhambra from February 7 11, 2018 with his award-winning tribute to Elvis in a new show, Elvis is Back! The Rave-Ons, led by one of Alhambra's most popular performers, Todd Meredith, will bring their rendition of Buddy Holly & The Crickets to the Alhambra from March 28 April 1, 2018 in a show entitled, That'll Be the Day. Both shows are concert-style events, and pricing for each show is $65 and includes dinner, performance and parking. (more...)

The Baltimore Symphonic Band Presents Baltimore Stories: In ConcertThe Baltimore Symphonic Band Presents Baltimore Stories: In Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2018

The Baltimore Symphonic Band presents music from Baltimore composers and about the Baltimore experience, in this free concert appropriate for all ages. The program includes a musical tribute to Edgar Allan Poe's 'The Raven,' along with a performance of the poem by Baltimore's own Barry Williams. CCBC President Dr. Sandra Kurtinitis will read the delightful narrations penned by Baltimore poet Ogden Nash to accompany Saint-Saens' whimsical suite Carnival of the Animals. The program will also include tributes to Billie Holiday, Eubie Blake and the Star Spangled Banner. (more...)

Alhambra Opens 2018 Season With MARVELOUS WONDERETTESAlhambra Opens 2018 Season With MARVELOUS WONDERETTES
by BWW News Desk - Dec 26, 2017

The 2018 Alhambra Theatre & Dining season launches January 3 with the Marvelous Wonderettes. This smashing off-Broadway hit takes place at the Springfield High School Prom in 1958 where the audience is introduced to the The Wonderettes, a four-girl tour-de-force with hopes, dreams and voices as big as their crinoline skirts. The show follows their lives and loves from their prom night until they reunite on stage for their 10-year reunion. Audiences in other cities have been found singing and dancing in the aisles as The Wonderettes sing classic hits from the 1950's and 1960's including Lollipop Dream Lover Stupid Cupid and Lipstick on your Collar. (more...)

THE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES, 1776, ELF THE MUSICAL and More on Tap for Alhambra's 2018 SeasonTHE MARVELOUS WONDERETTES, 1776, ELF THE MUSICAL and More on Tap for Alhambra's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Capping off its 50 Years of Memories celebration, the Alhambra is kicking off its next 50 years with a nine-show slate, five of which are new to Alhambra audiences. (more...)

John Douglas Thompson, Carl Lumbly to Launch A.C.T.'s 2017-18 Season in HAMLETJohn Douglas Thompson, Carl Lumbly to Launch A.C.T.'s 2017-18 Season in HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) kicks off its 2017-18 season with Williams Shakespeare's tragic masterpiece, Hamlet (September 20-October 15, 2017). (more...)

Scoop: BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS on ABC - Today, September 7, 2017Scoop: BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS on ABC - Today, September 7, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Get all the scoop on BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS, airing on ABC today, September 7, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS on ABC - Thursday, September 7, 2017Scoop: BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS on ABC - Thursday, September 7, 2017
by TV Scoop - Aug 21, 2017

Get all the scoop on BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS, airing on ABC on Thursday, September 7, 2017! (more...)

Casting Update for HAMLET at American Conservatory TheaterCasting Update for HAMLET at American Conservatory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) kicks off its 2017-18 season with William Shakespeare's tragic masterpiece, Hamlet (September 20-October 15, 2017). Obie Award winner and 2017 Tony Award nominee (Best Featured Actor in a Play, Jitney; Satchmo at the Waldorf, A.C.T.) John Douglas Thompson leads a stellar cast of beloved Bay Area actors in Shakespeare's ghostly tale of revenge, palace intrigue, and madness. Shattered by the mysterious death of his father, the king, and shamed by the unnatural acts of his mother, Hamlet's despair has left him a devastated prince. (more...)

John Douglas Thompson, Carl Lumbly to Launch A.C.T.'s 2017-18 Season in HAMLETJohn Douglas Thompson, Carl Lumbly to Launch A.C.T.'s 2017-18 Season in HAMLET
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) kicks off its 2017-18 season with Williams Shakespeare's tragic masterpiece, Hamlet (September 20-October 15, 2017). (more...)

Scoop: BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS on ABC - Today, July 27, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS, airing on ABC today, July 27, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS on ABC - Thursday, July 27, 2017
by - Jul 10, 2017

Get all the scoop on BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS, airing on ABC on Thursday, July 27, 2017! (more...)

Stars Announced for ABC's BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

In an ode to ABC's “Wide World of Sports,” 100 TV stars from 14 different network and cable companies will take their athleticism to a new level as they compete – to feel “the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat” – in the revival of BATTLE OF THE NETWORK STARS, based on the '70s and '80s television pop-culture classic (more...)

VIDEO: 'Brady Bunch' Stars Have A Very Brady Reunion, Honor Florence Henderson on TODAY
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2017

Nearly 50 years since “The Brady Bunch” debuted, stars Barry Williams (Greg), Christopher Knight (Peter), Mike Lookinland (Bobby) and Susan Olsen (Cindy) reunite on NBC's TODAY to look back at the iconic family sitcom. They also paid tribute to the late Florence Henderson. (more...)

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