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Scoop: TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY on ABC - Sunday, October 22, 2017 Photo Scoop: TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY on ABC - Sunday, October 22, 2017
by - Oct 2, 2017

Get all the scoop on TEN DAYS IN THE VALLEY, airing on ABC on Sunday, October 22, 2017!

Riverside Theatre Announces LEO: A GHOST STORY Photo Riverside Theatre Announces LEO: A GHOST STORY
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2017

Allen D. Cornell, Producing Artistic Director/CEO of Riverside Theatre in Vero Beach, announces a new musical production by Riverside Theatricals, a division of Riverside Theatre. Focused on the creation of new musicals, Riverside Theatricals' first two productions have focused towards young audiences starring professional performers. Leo, A Ghost Story is the division's second production and plays Riverside Theatre October 20-28, 2017.

Schoolhouse Arts Center to Present DRACULA Photo Schoolhouse Arts Center to Present DRACULA
by Julie Musbach - Sep 24, 2017

The Schoolhouse Arts Center is proud to announce its cast for the fall 2017 production of 'Dracula'. This show is directed by Danny Gay and assistant directed by Chris Roberts, both board members and avid thespians of the theatre. The play is licensed through Samuel French, Inc, and is based upon the classic story written by Bram Stoker.

Photo Flash: PART OF THE PLAN Opens in Nashville Photo Photo Flash: PART OF THE PLAN Opens in Nashville
by Julie Musbach - Sep 10, 2017

PART OF THE PLAN a new, original musical presented by K-Squared Entertainment and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC), written by Kate Atkinson & Karen Harris and scored with the music and lyrics of celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg, makes its world premiere at theJames K. Polk Theater (505 Deaderick St. Nashville, TN) opening officially on Sunday, September 10, 2017. The show began previews on Friday, September 8th.  The developmental production will run through Sunday, September 24, 2017.

The Day of the Show: PART OF THE PLAN Opens Tonight Photo The Day of the Show: PART OF THE PLAN Opens Tonight
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 10, 2017

With Nashville's theater/music/entertainment/arts communities now abuzz about the world premiere of Part of the Plan, a new musical by Kate Atkinson and Karen Harris that is inspired by the music of American troubadour Dan Fogelberg, and which features a score of songs from among the singer/songwriter's catalog of biggest hits.

Kate Atkinson and Karen Harris' PART OF THE PLAN Set to Debut at Nashville's Tennesse Photo Kate Atkinson and Karen Harris' PART OF THE PLAN Set to Debut at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 6, 2017

Though it may not have started out that way - and it was never a part of their plan - Kate Atkinson and Karen Harris, the two women who are responsible for bringing the new musical Part of the Plan to life onstage, may be proof positive that women, indeed, are getting the job done.

PART OF THE PLAN: Why A New Dan Fogelberg Musical Has Its Roots Firmly Planted in Mus Photo PART OF THE PLAN: Why A New Dan Fogelberg Musical Has Its Roots Firmly Planted in Music City
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 4, 2017

With only days before the first preview performance of Part of the Plan (followed by a gala opening night on Sunday, September 10), the new musical drawing its score and inspiration from the catalog of troubadour Dan Fogelberg, the widely respected singer/songwriter who spent much of his early career in Nashville, attention should be paid to the motivating factors that led the producers to debut their show in Music City - with a look at the show's roots that are firmly planted in Tennessee.

For Leading Man Harley Jay It's All Just A PART OF THE PLAN Photo For Leading Man Harley Jay It's All Just A PART OF THE PLAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 3, 2017

Talk to actor/singer Harley Jay about his current project - the new musical Part of the Plan that draws from the catalogue of singer/songwriter and troubadour Dan Fogelberg - and you'll soon notice how enthusiastic he is about the show. In fact, if you don't leave that conversation feeling just as excited about POTP as he is, you may need to get yourself checked out.

Photo Coverage: Dan Fogelberg Musical PART OF THE PLAN Preps for Nashville Opening 9/ Photo Photo Coverage: Dan Fogelberg Musical PART OF THE PLAN Preps for Nashville Opening 9/8
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 1, 2017

Part of the Plan - a new musical featuring 20 iconic songs from the catalogue of acclaimed singer/songwriter Dan Fogelberg - celebrates its world premiere and its possible trek toward Broadway with a 19-performance run at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center. The production opens Thursday, September 8 and continues through September 24 at TPAC's James K. Polk Theatre, with a gala red carpet event heralding the show's official opening night on Sunday, September 10.

Wild Swan Theater to Open 38th Season with STREGA NONA AND THE MAGIC PASTA POT Photo Wild Swan Theater to Open 38th Season with STREGA NONA AND THE MAGIC PASTA POT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Wild Swan Theater opens its 38th season with the humorous children's tale, Strega Nona and the Magic Pasta Pot. The nationally recognized, award-winning company has created an original version of this traditional tale sure to please children and their families.

Broadway's Next H!T Musical, Dance, Magic, Festivals and More Set for The Berman's 20 Photo Broadway's Next H!T Musical, Dance, Magic, Festivals and More Set for The Berman's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2017

The Berman Center for the Performing Arts announces its seventh season with an exceptional series of shows, including Broadway and dance performances, music, magic, live shows, festivals, fairs, and programming for families.

Wild Swan Theater Announces 2017-2018 Season Photo Wild Swan Theater Announces 2017-2018 Season
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 18, 2017

Wild Swan Theater Co-Artistic Directors Hilary Cohen and Sandy Ryder announce the company's 38th season of performances. Nationally regarded as one of the finest theaters for young people in the country, Wild Swan produces artistic, accessible and affordable theater for families.  The upcoming season will feature classics including the Little Women, The Wizard of Oz, as well as a beautiful production of A Thousand Cranes, which is based on historical events.

Riverside Theatre for Kids presents PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 18, 2017

Riverside Theatre for Kids, the educational arm of Riverside Theatre, presents the Tony Award-winning Broadway hit play, Peter and the Starcatcher, on July 21 and 22, 2017.

Stars from NYC, LA and Nashville Set for Dan Fogelberg's New Musical PART OF THE PLAN at TPAC; Cast, Creatives Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

K-Squared Entertainment and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center (TPAC) are thrilled to announce the complete cast and creative team for the world premiere of PART OF THE PLAN, a new, original musical written by Kate Atkinson & Karen Harris and scored with the music and lyrics of celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg. 

Schoolhouse Arts to Present Disney's MULAN JR.
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Schoolhouse Arts Education Program in Standish is proud to present Disney's "Mulan, Jr." The theatrical performance takes audiences back to the legendary, storytelling days of ancient China.

Photo Coverage: JEKYLL & HYDE Cast Members Reunite to Celebrate 20 Years!
by Linda Lenzi - May 9, 2017

The epic struggle between good and evil came to life on stage in the musical phenomenon, Jekyll & Hyde. Based on the classic story by Robert Louis Stevenson and featuring a score of pop rock hits from multi-Grammy- and Tony-nominated Frank Wildhorn and double-Oscar- and Grammy-winning Leslie Bricusse, Jekyll & Hyde has played the world over.

Riverside Theatre Concludes 2016-17 Season with SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2017

Riverside Theatre, led by Producing Artistic Director/CEO Allen D. Cornell and Managing Director/COO Jon R. Moses, ends the 2016-2017 Season with the exciting musical, Saturday Night Fever. Performing on the Stark Stage from April 11 - 30, 2017, Saturday Night Fever is sponsored by Linda & Mel Teetz and Riverside Theatre's Patron Producers Group. Saturday Night Fever is produced in association with the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia.

POODLEFUL Returns to Riverside Children's Theatre
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 26, 2017

After successful engagements last season at Riverside Children's Theatre, the Lyric Theatre in Stuart, and the Florida Theatre Festival, Poodleful, A Pansy The Poodle Mystery will return to Riverside after performances at Louisville Children's Theatre in Kentucky in early March. Poodleful, A Pansy The Poodle Mystery a Riverside Theatricals' original musical for young audiences, will play the Anne Morton Stage at Riverside Theatre on March 10 and 11, 2017

Staged Reading This Week for New Dan Fogelberg Musical PART OF THE PLAN
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 21, 2016

Tony Award-nominated director Lynne Taylor-Corbett (Swing!) helms Part of the Plan, an original musical featuring the songs of the late, celebrated singer-songwriter Dan Fogelberg, currently in development at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center which this week will receive a 29-hour Equity staged reading with three invitation-only presentations September 22-24.

Schoolhouse Arts Center Announces Cast for CLUE
by Ashlee Latimer - Aug 7, 2016

The Schoolhouse Arts Center is excited to announce the cast of "Clue, the Musical¬ł" its fall 2016 production, which includes a mix of Schoolhouse veterans and newcomers. Yes, the popular board game has come to the stage with a book by Peter DePietro, the music is by Galen Blum, Wayne Barker, and Vinnie Martucci, and the lyrics are by Tom Chiodo. The production is guided by two theater veterans, director Josie French of Lewiston, and musical director Rebecca Caron of Lewiston.¬†

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