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by BWW Staff - Dec 29, 2020

Flashback: LEND ME A TENOR at the Gielgud Theatre Photo Flashback: LEND ME A TENOR at the Gielgud Theatre
by Caroline Cronin - Apr 9, 2020

It's a strange old time right now, with our beloved theatre community mourning the loss of jobs, of creative outlets, and of the human connections that theatre is so brilliant at creating. This collective grief is felt over at BroadwayWorld UK too, and we want to do what we can to continue celebrating the industry we love so much, so we've launched a series of features that celebrate musicals and plays from days gone by.

BWW Interview: George Merrick in SHERLOCK RETURNS at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Photo BWW Interview: George Merrick in SHERLOCK RETURNS at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre 3/10 to 4/30
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 6, 2020

'Sherlock Returns' is another crown jewel in Hunterdon Hills Playhouse's (HHP) widely popular Sherlock Holmes Immersive Musical Comedy Series. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing George Merrick who plays Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Returns about his career and the upcoming show at HHP.

Ovation West Presents The Regional Premiere Of LEND ME A TENOR Photo Ovation West Presents The Regional Premiere Of LEND ME A TENOR
by Stephi Wild - Feb 13, 2020

A hilarious farce born out of mistaken identity and based on the opera Pagliacci, Lend Me a Tenor the Musical makes its regional premiere at Center Stage in Evergreen presented by the Ovation West Performing Arts Musical Theatre.

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

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

December 19th Update: FLY MORE THAN YOU FALL - Noorda Center for the Performing Arts  Photo December 19th Update: FLY MORE THAN YOU FALL - Noorda Center for the Performing Arts Leads Best Musical Category in the BWW Salt Lake City Awards Voting
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019

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

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

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City 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!

BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards Update: FLY MORE THAN YOU FALL - Noorda Center fo Photo BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards Update: FLY MORE THAN YOU FALL - Noorda Center for the Performing Arts Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019

There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City 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 Salt Lake City Awards!  Photo December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Salt Lake City Awards!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019

It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City 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.

PCPA's Presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER Photo PCPA's Presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 1, 2019

A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder, which took the 2014 Tony Awards by storm with 10 nominations - winning four, including Best Musical, will play in the Marian Theatre April 25 through May 12 and in the Solvang Festival Theater June 13 - 30.

World Premiere Of New Musical REBEL GENIUS Comes to UCLA Photo World Premiere Of New Musical REBEL GENIUS Comes to UCLA
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

Rebel Genius, a new musical from Peabody Award-winning songwriter and film composer Matthew Puckett, and based on the life of the young and highly ambitious Albert Einstein, will have its world premiere at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's (UCLA TFT) Little Theater today, March 8, 2019. Rebel Geniuscrashes physics and love into one another as Albert falls madly in love with Mileva Maric and then risks everything he has to find a perfect Unified Theory of the Universe. Book, music and lyrics by Matthew Puckett; directed by Ovation Award winner Brian Kite; choreographed by Ovation Award winner Dana Solimando; musical direction by Dan Belzer and Jeremy Mann.

BWW Review: LEND ME A TENOR at The Palace Theater Photo BWW Review: LEND ME A TENOR at The Palace Theater
by Scott Rawson - Feb 27, 2019

The Cleveland Opera has fallen on hard times and the only person who can saver it is Tito Merelli, or El Stupendo as he is known. Tito (Magnificently portrayed by Jamie Michael Parnell) has been hired to perform as the lead I Giuseppe Verdi's opera, Otello. The issue initially is that Tito has failed to arrive at the allotted time, sending the General manager of the opera into a panic.

World Premiere Of New Musical REBEL GENIUS Comes to UCLA Photo World Premiere Of New Musical REBEL GENIUS Comes to UCLA
by Julie Musbach - Feb 26, 2019

Rebel Genius, a new musical from Peabody Award-winning songwriter and film composer Matthew Puckett, and based on the life of the young and highly ambitious Albert Einstein, will have its world premiere at the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television's (UCLA TFT) Little Theater on Friday, March 8, 2019. Rebel Geniuscrashes physics and love into one another as Albert falls madly in love with Mileva Maric and then risks everything he has to find a perfect Unified Theory of the Universe. Book, music and lyrics by Matthew Puckett; directed by Ovation Award winner Brian Kite; choreographed by Ovation Award winner Dana Solimando; musical direction by Dan Belzer and Jeremy Mann.

HartBeat Ensemble Announces 'A' TRAIN, A One-woman Comedy About Motherhood And Autism Photo HartBeat Ensemble Announces 'A' TRAIN, A One-woman Comedy About Motherhood And Autism
by Stephi Wild - Feb 1, 2019

HartBeat Ensemble kicks off the new year with A Train, a new play written and performed by California-based artist Anne Torsiglieri. An intimate and oftentimes hilarious tale of one mother's ride through autism, 'A' Train is a unexpected journey replete with tigers, train obsessions, and a healthy dose of sass. The award-winning solo show runs at HartBeat Ensemble's Carriage House Theatre for four performances, February 28 through March 3.

The Old Globe Celebrates New Voices In The Community Photo The Old Globe Celebrates New Voices In The Community
by Stephi Wild - Oct 12, 2018

The Old Globe announces its inaugural New Voices in the Community series: free public performances at libraries across San Diego County, followed by conversations with the playwrights and experts in the community. The first New Voices in the Community features three solo shows by women: Hold These Truths by Jeanne Sakata, "A" Train by Anne Torsiglieri, and Unveiled: A One-Woman Play by Rohina Malik.

LEND ME A TENOR Takes Stage At The Round Barn Theatre Photo LEND ME A TENOR Takes Stage At The Round Barn Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Oct 2, 2018

It's the biggest night in the history of the Cleveland Grand Opera Company. World-famous tenor, Tito Merelli, is to perform Pagliacci at the 50th Anniversary season opener.

BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME-A NEW MUSICAL at Solvang Festival Theater Photo BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME-A NEW MUSICAL at Solvang Festival Theater
by Anna Jensen - Jun 20, 2018

PCPA's production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame - A New Musical, now on stage in Solvang's Festival Theater, delights audiences with its overtly theatrical storytelling style. If you are only familiar with the Disney film based on Victor Hugo's epic novel, this Hunchback includes new music, deeper characterizations, and plot elements to suit the taste of today's theater audiences.

An Epic New Musical Comes To PCPA's Stages Photo An Epic New Musical Comes To PCPA's Stages
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 27, 2018

The Hunchback of Notre Dame A sweeping score and powerful story make The Hunchback of Notre Dame a truly unforgettable musical and an instant classic. It plays in the Marian Theatre April 26 - May 13 then June 14 - July 8 in the Solvang Festival Theatre.

Pacific Conservatory Theatre Will Present THE CRUCIBLE, Beginning February 15 Photo Pacific Conservatory Theatre Will Present THE CRUCIBLE, Beginning February 15
by Nicole Rosky - Jan 22, 2018

Be afraid, be very afraid. In Miller's searing masterpiece, an invisible enemy unleashes a dangerous hysteria. As Artistic Director Mark Booher observed, From time to time, we human beings have periods of moral panic that overtakes us. The Crucible is one such timeless telling. While focused on literal witch hunts, it is also an allegory for any number of misguided crusades through the ages, including ominous opinions against select groups of people in our current state of the world.

Utah Shakespeare Festival Announces Slate of Eight Talented Directors for 2018 Season Photo Utah Shakespeare Festival Announces Slate of Eight Talented Directors for 2018 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 26, 2017

Utah Shakespeare Festival Artistic Director Brian Vaughn recently announced a slate of eight highly-creative, talented, and experienced directors for the Festival's 2018 season. Many have directed at the Festival before, but some will be new to Festival audiences.

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