BE MORE CHILL Comes To Monumental Theatre CompanyBE MORE CHILL Comes To Monumental Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2019

The viral hit musical Be More Chill, with a book by Joe Tracz and music and lyrics by Joe Iconis, will play July 11 through 29, 2019, at Monumental Theatre Company. (more...)

BWW Review: MISEDUCATED: AN ORAL HISTORY OF SEXUAL (MIS)EDUCATION is a blast of titillating and uncomfortable performance artBWW Review: MISEDUCATED: AN ORAL HISTORY OF SEXUAL (MIS)EDUCATION is a blast of titillating and uncomfortable performance art
by Joe Lombardi - May 5, 2019

Flesh Mob is a performance collective which created this interdisciplinary dance-theater work about sexual education.  From their website:  'sex is funny, stupid, gross, elevated and base, and we'll never stop being titillated or uncomfortable about it.'  MISEDUCATED: an oral history of sexual (mis)education is based on interviews they conducted.  The performance is a combination of documentary theater, movement, humor, nudity and live music. (more...)

Wildcard Theatre's ELECTROLYTE Embarks On International TourWildcard Theatre's ELECTROLYTE Embarks On International Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2019

Wildcard have announced the international tour of their multi-award-winning production, Electrolyte. This is the company's first tour and sees them take in 31 venues across the UK and Ireland. This regional tour follows their award-winning run at last year's Edinburgh Fringe Festival, where the company scooped the Mental Health Fringe Award and the Pleasance Best Newcomer Award. (more...)

Alliance Presents 17th Annual Palefsky Collision Project For TeensAlliance Presents 17th Annual Palefsky Collision Project For Teens
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2018

The Alliance Theatre has assembled a diverse group of 21 students from metro Atlanta for the 17th Palefsky Collision Project, an annual program that gives high-school students a platform to tackle important social issues.  Guided by the Alliance's Mellon Playwright in Residence Pearl Cleage, director Patrick McColery, and assistant director Rodney Williams, participants are encouraged to find and claim their own voices within a judgment free zone of creativity and community. This innovative program challenges metro Atlanta teens to 'collide' with a classic text and make it their own.  This year's ensemble will explore Thornton Wilder's timeless play, Our Town, and ultimately create their own unique story of Atlanta through the beauty of daily life and human connection. (more...)

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra Announces Season OpenerSan Francisco Chamber Orchestra Announces Season Opener
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

San Francisco Chamber Orchestra opens its 64th season with Strings Attached, a concert showcasing the expressive possibilities of the string sections of the orchestra. The performance, conducted by music director Ben Simon, includes Quartettsatz by Franz Schubert, J.S. Bach's Violin Concerto in E Major with soloist Robin Sharp, and Divertimento for Strings by Bela Bartok. (more...)

BWW Review: Wildwood Summer Theatre serenades SPRING AWAKENINGBWW Review: Wildwood Summer Theatre serenades SPRING AWAKENING
by Keith Tittermary - Aug 11, 2017

Back in the late 1970's Wildwood Summer Theater was producing a disco-themed West Side Story in the old Rockville Mall. In that production was a young high school kid named Michael Mayer who was dancing as a Jet. In 2007, that young kid won a Tony Award for directing the new Broadway Musical, Spring Awakening. Since 1965, WST has been producing shows that feature those between the ages of 14 and 25 in every single aspect. From director to orchestra to designer, every person involved is under 25. (more...)

CARRIE THE MUSICAL Rises at Hamilton Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

Directed by Robert Devarona, Carrie the Musical will rise at the Hamilton Stage in Rahway, New Jersey starting this Friday.  (more...)

Arthur Miller's NO VILLAIN Transfers to the West End, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed, sell-out world premiere at The Old Red Lion in 2015, Arthur Miller's first ever play, No Villain, transfers to the West End, playing at Trafalgar Studios 2 from 14 June - 9 July, with a press night on 20 June. Directed by Sean Turner, with design by Max Dorey, lighting design by Jack Weir and sound design by Richard Melkonian, the cast will include David Bromley as 'Abe Simon', Nesba Crenshaw as 'Esther Simon', Kenneth Jay as 'Grandpa Barnett', Stephen Omer as 'Roth/Dawson/Man', and George Turvey as 'Ben Simon'. (more...)

Arthur Miller's NO VILLAIN Transfers to the West End, June 14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Following the critically acclaimed, sell-out world premiere at The Old Red Lion in 2015, Arthur Miller's first ever play, No Villain, transfers to the West End, playing at Trafalgar Studios 2 from 14 June - 9 July, with a press night on 20 June. Directed by Sean Turner, with design by Max Dorey, lighting design by Jack Weir and sound design by Richard Melkonian, the cast will include David Bromley as 'Abe Simon', Nesba Crenshaw as 'Esther Simon', Kenneth Jay as 'Grandpa Barnett', Stephen Omer as 'Roth/Dawson/Man', and George Turvey as 'Ben Simon'. (more...)

UCPAC to Host CELTRIC PRIDE Irish Celebration, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The Union County Performing Arts Center will present Celtic Pride, a craftily blended celebration of Irish culture told through stories, dance and song, on March 13 at 2 p.m. at the UCPAC Mainstage. (more...)

CBS Reveals Synopsis of Upcoming Event Series THE DOVEKEEPERS
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

THE DOVEKEEPERS, a four-hour limited event series from executive producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett, will be broadcast Tuesday, March 31 and Wednesday, April 1 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

UCPAC-Rahway to Host 1-Act Play Festival, 2/2-8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2015

Winter storm alerts got you down? Lace up your culture boots and jump into a fresh pile of original theatre Feb. 2-8 at Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway as Fearless Productions presents the inaugural "Kicking & Swearing Festival of 1-Acts". (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 11/7-16
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

?When the rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar" hit the Broadway stage in 1971, it was an electrifying leap into a new kind of musical. The power of the music and the story that it tells still resonate some four decades later. Andrew Lloyd Webber's and Tim Rice's Tony-Award winning show will be presented by Playful Theatre Productions at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre in November. Performance dates are Todays, Nov. 7 and 14 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Nov. 8 and 15 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Nov. 9 and 16 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is conveniently located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Nov. 7. (more...)

JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR to Play MCCC's Kelsey Theatre, 11/7-16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2014

?When the rock opera "Jesus Christ Superstar" hit the Broadway stage in 1971, it was an electrifying leap into a new kind of musical. The power of the music and the story that it tells still resonate some four decades later. Andrew Lloyd Webber's and Tim Rice's Tony-Award winning show will be presented by Playful Theatre Productions at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre in November. Performance dates are Fridays, Nov. 7 and 14 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, Nov. 8 and 15 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, Nov. 9 and 16 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is conveniently located on the college's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on Nov. 7. (more...)

The Oakland Youth Orchestra Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary with a Benefit Gala, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

The 50-year-old Oakland Youth Orchestra will celebrate its golden anniversary with a benefit gala concert, dinner and auction Sunday, May 4, beginning at 5 pm at the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Ascension, 4700 Lincoln Avenue in Oakland. The evening, which will raise funds for the Youth Orchestra's award-winning and far-reaching education and outreach programs, will feature a concert by its extremely talented young musicians cocktails and dinner and live and silent auctions. The Youth Orchestra will perform a reprise of the premiere of Nathaniel Stookey's Go, which was featured on its February program, Rimsky-Korsakov's Capriccio Espagnole, Rossini's William Tell Overture and other works to be announced, conducted by Music Director Michael Morgan. Tickets are $125 and may be purchased at www.oyo.org . (more...)

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