Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/20/2018Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 6/20/2018
by BWW - Jun 20, 2018

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/20/2018 for Los Angeles (more...)

BWW Review: Brenda Strong Stands Tall in LYSISTRATA UNBOUNDBWW Review: Brenda Strong Stands Tall in LYSISTRATA UNBOUND
by Ellen Dostal - Jun 11, 2018

John Farmanesh-Bocca directs the world premiere of a bracing new version of Eduardo Machado's LYSISTRATA UNBOUND, starring Brenda Strong (Supergirl, 13 Reasons Why) as Lysistrata, in a collaboration between Odyssey Theatre Ensemble and Not Man Apart - Physical Theatre Ensemble. First presented at the Getty Villa as part of its 2013 Lab Series, it was inspired by American anti-war activist Cindy Sheehan's efforts for peace following the death of her son in Iraq. With unflinching intensity, it examines the insurmountable cost of war and one woman's epiphany in the face of personal tragedy.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Brenda Strong's Latest Role - A Woke LysistrataBWW Interview: Brenda Strong's Latest Role - A Woke Lysistrata
by Gil Kaan - Jun 5, 2018

LYSISTRATA UNBOUND, a new take on Aristophanes' LYSISTRATA by Eduardo Machado will world premiere June 9, 2018 in an Odyssey Theatre/Not Man Apart collaboration, with John Farmanesh-Bocca directing his wife Brenda Strong in the title role.  We had the chance to ask a few questions of the always working Brenda. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HOT LIST! What's Hot on Stage NowBWW Review: THE HOT LIST! What's Hot on Stage Now
by Ellen Dostal - May 30, 2018

What made the Hot List? Check out these productions for a look at the vast creativity of theatre makers in action in Los Angeles: FOREVER BOUND at Atwater Village Theatre, PLUNGE: Part 1 of The Ballad of Bimini Baths Trilogy at Son of Semele, SOFT POWER downtown at the Ahmanson, VIOLET at Actors Co-op, THE GIANT VOID IN MY SOUL from Ammunition Theatre Company,  WOOD BOY DOG FISH at Garry Marshall Theatre, and Antaeus Theatre Company's NATIVE SON in Glendale. Reviews by BWW Sr. Editor Ellen Dostal, LADCC. (more...)

Paper Mill Playhouse Announces 2018 Rising Star Award NominationsPaper Mill Playhouse Announces 2018 Rising Star Award Nominations
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2018

As one of the nation's leading professional theaters and recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director) has a well-earned reputation for launching both performers and shows to Broadway (more...)

Brenda Strong Stars in LYSISTRATA UNBOUND in Odyssey Theatre/Not Man Apart CollaborationBrenda Strong Stars in LYSISTRATA UNBOUND in Odyssey Theatre/Not Man Apart Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2018

Odyssey Theatre Ensemble collaborates with Not Man Apart-Physical Theatre Ensemble to present the world premiere of Lysistrata Unbound, a new and unexpected dramatic version of the classic Greek story written by acclaimed playwright Eduardo Machado. NMA artistic director emeritus John Farmanesh-Bocca (Tempest Redux, Ajax in Iraq) directs June 9 through Aug. 4 at the Odyssey Theatre in West L.A. (more...)

BWW Review: JPAS Takes Flight with CATCH ME IF YOU CANBWW Review: JPAS Takes Flight with CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by Heidi Scheuermann - May 2, 2018

Nearly 10 years after the movie, some geniuses decided to turn the show into a Broadway musical starring Aaron Tveit and Norbert Leo Butz. Honestly, what more do we need in life? While the show didn't have a long run on Broadway, it is now being played in regional theatres, and the New Orleans area was lucky enough to have the opportunity to experience the fun at Jefferson Performing Arts Society (JPAS). (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Opens Live in Living Color on BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, April 10- CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Opens Live in Living Color on Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Apr 10, 2018

On this day in 2011, CATCH ME IF YOU CAN opened on Broadway at the Neil Simon Theatre. (more...)

CATCH ME IF YOU CAN Comes to Tacoma Musical PlayhouseCATCH ME IF YOU CAN Comes to Tacoma Musical Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2018

Tacoma Musical Playhouse (TMP) announces its fourth musical of the 2017-2018 season, Catch Me If You Can. (more...)

JPAS Presents CATCH ME IF YOU CANJPAS Presents CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2018

Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents Catch Me If You Can the Musical. Starring Anthony Harvey as Frank Abagnale Jr. Jimmy Murphy as Carl Hanratty Butch Caire as Frank Abagnale Sr. Melissa Hunter* as Paula Abagnale Christian Tarzetti as Brenda Strong Elizabeth Lowry as Carol Strong Warren Hovis as Roger Strong Abigail Gardner as Cheryl Ann John Michael Haas* as Agent Branton John Detty* as Agent Cod Eli Timm as Agent Dollar, Emily Bagwill, Isabella Baudry, Carrie Daigle, Jonathan Damare, John Detty*, Peter Elliot, Brandon Garza, Darren Hayes, Emily Heck, Taylor Thomas Hosemann, Jorden Majeau, Mandi Mueller, Katherine Nezames, Daniel Shevlin, Riley Tafaro, Christina Tichenor, Juliana Wagner, LG Williams (more...)

Dolly Parton's Tony Award-Nominated 9 TO 5 Comes to Los Altos HillsDolly Parton's Tony Award-Nominated 9 TO 5 Comes to Los Altos Hills
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2018

Multi-award winning Foothill Music Theatre presents 9 to 5 The Musical, featuring eight-time Grammy Award winner Dolly Parton's Grammy and Tony Award-nominated, country, gospel, and pop music-infused score. (more...)

Old Library Theatre Presents the New Jersey Premiere of CATCH ME IF YOU CANOld Library Theatre Presents the New Jersey Premiere of CATCH ME IF YOU CAN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

Old Library Theatre, Fair Lawn Recreation Department's resident theater company and NJACT's 2017 Community Theater of the Year, will proudly present the New Jersey Premier of: Catch Me If You Can on October 20, 21, 27 & 28, 2017 at 8:00pm and October 22 & 29 at 2:00pm. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on The CW - Monday, August 14, 2017Scoop: SUPERGIRL on The CW - Monday, August 14, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on The CW on Monday, August 14, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, August 14, 2017Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, August 14, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on THE CW on Monday, August 14, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on The CW - Monday, August 14, 2017Scoop: SUPERGIRL on The CW - Monday, August 14, 2017
by TV Scoop - Aug 4, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on The CW on Monday, August 14, 2017! (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, August 14, 2017Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, August 14, 2017
by - Jul 28, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on THE CW on Monday, August 14, 2017! (more...)

2017 Utah High School Musical Theatre Award Nominees Announced2017 Utah High School Musical Theatre Award Nominees Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Broadway meets Utah on May 13, 2017 when more than 250 performers from 29 high school productions across the state compete in the seventh annual Utah High School Musical Theatre Awards at the new George S. and Dolores Dore Eccles Theater in Salt Lake City. (more...)

Gettysburg Community Theatre Announces 9th Annual Gala Concert Hooray For HollywoodGettysburg Community Theatre Announces 9th Annual Gala Concert Hooray For Hollywood
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Gettysburg Community Theatre, the non-profit 501c3 organization located in the original Elks Lodge building at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in historic downtown Gettysburg, announces their 9th Annual Gala Concert Hooray For Hollywood to be held this Saturday, March 18th, 2017 with doors opening to the red carpet at 6:30pm at the Gettysburg College Union Ballroom located on campus near Lincoln and College Avenues in Gettysburg. (more...)


by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Mar 8, 2017

A partir del mes de abril la actriz espaņola Guadalupe Lancho sera la nueva Aldonza en la produccion mexicana de EL HOMBRE DE LA MANCHA. (more...)

Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, February 13, 2017Scoop: SUPERGIRL on THE CW - Monday, February 13, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Get all the scoop on SUPERGIRL, airing on THE CW on Monday, February 13, 2017! (more...)

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