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BWW Review: BECOMING DR. RUTH: A TIMELY TALE OF COURAGE AND HOPE at The Phoenix Theat Photo BWW Review: BECOMING DR. RUTH: A TIMELY TALE OF COURAGE AND HOPE at The Phoenix Theatre Company
by Robert Encila-Celdran - Jun 8, 2021

The Phoenix Theatre Company’s production is buttressed by a solid technical crew. It’s cohesive enough to support the herculean effort of Ms. Debra K. Stevens, who wields an impressive command of a voluminous text while practically staging a tutorial on how storytelling ought to be paced. She gives us a Dr. Ruth who is warm, funny, and authentic.

Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Robert Cuccioli & More to Star in PARADIS Photo Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Robert Cuccioli & More to Star in PARADISE LOST Presented by Red Bull Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021

Today, Red Bull Theater announced the first public presentation of a new dramatization of John Milton’s epic poem Paradise Lost, adapted and directed by Michael Barakiva. Presented in two parts, this event will feature Jason Butler Harner, Saidah Arrika Ekulona, Stephen Bel Davies, Sheldon Best, Gisela Chípe, Robert Cuccioli and more.

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 27-28- with Ashley Spencer, Kara Lindsay and More Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: March 27-28- with Ashley Spencer, Kara Lindsay and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Mar 27, 2021

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, March 27-28, 2021.

Fellowship for Performing Arts Presents THE GREAT DIVORCE Featuring Joel Rainwater, J Photo Fellowship for Performing Arts Presents THE GREAT DIVORCE Featuring Joel Rainwater, Jonathan Hadley and More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 30, 2020

Fellowship for Performing Arts will bring the New York and national tour cast of THE GREAT DIVORCE online in a virtual presentation featuring Joel Rainwater (The Lion King), Jonathan Hadley (Jersey Boys), Carol Halstead (Gore Vidal's The Best Man) and Tom Souhrada (Mary Poppins, Kinky Boots).

History At Play, LLC Presents Livestream Event JOHN MUIR: FATHER OF OUR NATIONAL PARK Photo History At Play, LLC Presents Livestream Event JOHN MUIR: FATHER OF OUR NATIONAL PARKS
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 19, 2020

In John Muir: Father of Our National Parks, HAP, LLC presents Living Historian J.T. Turner in a first-person, living history performance, recalling the life of one of the United States' most renown and impactful conservationists, John Muir (1838-1914).

Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, August 13- with Lena Hall, Max Von Essen and More! Photo Virtual Theatre Today: Thursday, August 13- with Lena Hall, Max Von Essen and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Aug 14, 2020

Today (August 13) in live streaming: Max Von Essen and Lena Hall visit Backstage Live, Stars in the House brings back Newsies, and so much more!

C.W. Holcomb Promotes Epic Fantasy Book CHAOS: WORLDS BEYOND Photo C.W. Holcomb Promotes Epic Fantasy Book CHAOS: WORLDS BEYOND
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 12, 2020

Author C.W. Holcomb has announced the promotion of epic fantasy, Chaos: Worlds Beyond. For fans of C.S. Lewis, J.R.R Tolkien, and Raymond. E. Feist. Amid the power struggle for a vast Empire, a young boy is swept along with a Tribe of fearless warriors on their Quest to the Mystical uncharted Crimson World!

Theatrical Outfit & The City of Atlanta Honors Tom Key, Retiring As Artistic Director Photo Theatrical Outfit & The City of Atlanta Honors Tom Key, Retiring As Artistic Director After 25 Years
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 29, 2020

After 25 years as the Artistic Director of downtown Atlanta's Theatrical Outfit (T.O.), Tom Key retires from the position on June 30, 2020. The City of Atlanta and Fulton County are honoring the veteran actor, director and arts leader with proclamations and Theatrical Outfit is naming its new Apprenticeship Program in his honor.

Theatre West Virginia Announces Summer 2021 Season Auditions Photo Theatre West Virginia Announces Summer 2021 Season Auditions
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2020

Theatre West Virginia will reopen for the 2021 Summer Season at Grandview and auditions will be held in February and April 2021.

Thornton Wilder's Novels Available For The First Time In Audiobook Photo Thornton Wilder's Novels Available For The First Time In Audiobook
by Alexa Criscitiello - May 7, 2020

The Wilder Family and HarperCollins Publishers are pleased to announce the digital audio release of Thornton Wilder's The Bridge of San Luis Rey, The Cabala, Heaven's My Destination, The Ides of March, and The Woman of Andros by legendary audio imprint Caedmon.  The latter four titles are available on audiobook for the first time in history.  Caedmon will publish Thornton Wilder's The Eighth Day and Theophilus North in digital audiobooks later this year.

Theatre West Virginia Announces New Season Dates Photo Theatre West Virginia Announces New Season Dates
by Alan Henry - Apr 21, 2020

Theatre West Virginia has announced an updated 2020 Summer Schedule.

BWW Review: THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE at DreamWrights Center For Communit Photo BWW Review: THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts
by Andrea Stephenson - Feb 15, 2020

BWW Previews: THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE at DreamWrights Center For Commun Photo BWW Previews: THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE at DreamWrights Center For Community Arts
by Andrea Stephenson - Feb 10, 2020

The classic C.S. Lewis tale The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe takes the stage at DreamWrights Center for Community Arts February 14-23. The Lion, The Witch, and The Wardrobe was first published in 1950 and became the first book in Lewis's acclaimed series The Chronicles of Narnia. The story has been adapted for television, film, and the stage, and it continues to captivate the imagination of readers and audiences.

BWW Interview: Director Max McLean Bares His Soul on Spiritual Warfare in C.S. Lewis' Photo BWW Interview: Director Max McLean Bares His Soul on Spiritual Warfare in C.S. Lewis' THE SCREWTAPE LETTERS at BJCC CONCERT HALL
by David Edward Perry - Feb 2, 2020

Max McLean is president and artistic director of Fellowship for Performing Arts. They have a long history of producing theatre from a Christian worldview to engage a diverse audience. The weekend they bring Birmingham a captivating production of C.S.Lewis' Screwtape Letters. McLean shares insight with me into this ten year running production and his passion for blending faith and the arts.

Open Window Theatre Launches 2020 Redemption Season  Photo Open Window Theatre Launches 2020 Redemption Season 
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jan 23, 2020

After a 3-year hiatus, Open Window Theatre is launching its 2020 Season in a brand new space with U.S. and regional premieres and a monthly cultural series. It is rare for a theatre to shut down and then return with a larger space, an expanded staff, and more ambitious artistic programming, but Open Window Theatre's loyal audience raised $250,000 to re-launch, leasing a 9,600-square-foot space (30% larger than its previous home) and building a brand-new 170-seat black box theatre in the Salem Square Center. Open Window also hired its first full-time managing director, Cole Matson, Ph.D., and brought its box office manager back on board. a?oeThe journey has been painful but purifying,a?? says founder and Executive-Artistic Director, Jeremy Stanbary. 

Open Window Theatre Launches 2020 Redemption Season Photo Open Window Theatre Launches 2020 Redemption Season
by Stephi Wild - Jan 17, 2020

After a 3-year hiatus, Open Window Theatre is launching its 2020 Season in a brand-new space with U.S. and regional premieres and a monthly cultural series. It is rare for a theatre to shut down and then return with a larger space, an expanded staff, and more ambitious artistic programming, but Open Window Theatre's loyal audience raised $250,000 to re-launch, leasing a 9,600-square-foot space (30% larger than its previous home) and building a brand-new 170-seat black box theatre in the Salem Square Center. Open Window also hired its first full-time managing director, Cole Matson, Ph.D., and brought its box office manager back on board. 'The journey has been painful but purifying,' says founder and Executive-Artistic Director, Jeremy Stanbary.

THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE to Open at Bay Area Children's Theatre in Febru Photo THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE to Open at Bay Area Children's Theatre in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2020

The classic tale of a magical visit to a land frozen in eternal winter under a powerful witch's spell takes a new twist as Bay Area Children's Theatre presents 'The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe' Saturday, February 1 - Sunday, March 15, at the BACT Berkeley Center, 2055 Center Street, Berkeley, CA 94704, with performances weekends at 10:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., and 4 p.m.

2019 Year In Review: Fiona Scott's Best Of Theatre Photo 2019 Year In Review: Fiona Scott's Best Of Theatre
by Fiona Scott - Dec 24, 2019

In 2019, I reviewed 30 shows for BroadwayWorld, but I actually wrote more interviews - around 50 articles on my count. Here's my attempt to pick out some highlights alongside the other pieces of theatre I saw this year.

25 Theatre Ticket Deals for TodayTix's Unbeatable Boxing Day Sale! Photo 25 Theatre Ticket Deals for TodayTix's Unbeatable Boxing Day Sale!
by TodayTix UK - Dec 24, 2019

We're feeling the Christmas cheer, so we wanted to bring you some amazing deals for London's top shows. All of these productions start at just £20 in our Unbeatable Boxing Day Sale. Great shows at great prices: it's your ticket to the best of London theatre. Merry Christmas, and happy theatregoing!

THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE Becomes Highest Selling Show in Alberta Theatr Photo THE LION, THE WITCH, AND THE WARDROBE Becomes Highest Selling Show in Alberta Theatre Projects History
by Vicki Trask - Dec 13, 2019

It's official: Calgarians have fallen in love with Narnia, and The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe has become the highest selling show in Alberta Theatre Projects history. Single ticket sales have blown past the previous highest selling show, 2014-15's Charlotte's Web by nearly 125%.

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