New Wave Theater Collective Presents SPRING BREAK: A Theater And Art FestivalNew Wave Theater Collective Presents SPRING BREAK: A Theater And Art Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2019

New Wave Theater Collective presents 'Spring Break: A Theater and Art Festival,' as a part of NWTC's mixed media series. (more...)

AFTERGLOW'S David Merten Stars In New LGBTQ Web Series, 'Queen's English'AFTERGLOW'S David Merten Stars In New LGBTQ Web Series, 'Queen's English'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Afterglow's David Merten stars in the new comedic gay web series, 'Queen's English.' (more...)

BWW REVIEW: Voices and Emotions Soar in Ogunquit's HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Jan Nargi - Aug 1, 2016

The Ogunquit Playhouse in southern Maine has been setting the bar higher and higher with each new production under Bradford T. Kenney, artistic director. What used to be a quintessential ocean-side summer stock house now operates from May through November, often mounting New England, and occasionally national, regional premieres. Its current musical, THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, is the company's most ambitious venture yet. Adapted from the 1996 Disney animated film which was based on the classic Victor Hugo novel "Notre Dame de Paris," the Ogunquit production boasts a towering vaulted set design, a 21-member cast of Broadway veterans, and a tremendous 32-member choir. This HUNCHBACK delivers soaring vocals as big as its epic themes. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look- PALIN THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2015

'Girls just want to have fun,' you know it, I know it, but Erica Vlahinos is living it. Picking up her cues from power chicks from Tina Fey to Lena Dunham, Lil' Kim to Lily Allen, Vlahinos has set her laser sharp sights on the trail blazziest of unlikely trail blazzers - in a word, PALiN. Check out photos from the show below! (more...)

PALIN THE MUSICAL to Play Laurie Beechman Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2015

'Girls just want to have fun,' you know it, I know it, but Erica Vlahinos is living it. Picking up her cues from power chicks from Tina Fey to Lena Dunham, Lil' Kim to Lily Allen, Vlahinos has set her laser sharp sights on the trail blazziest of unlikely trail blazzers - in a word, PALiN. (more...)

Photo Flash: Winners of the 2014 MITF Awards
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2014

Last Monday, October 27, the Midtown International Theater Festival presented the awards for its 15th anniversary season. Meshelle, 'The Indie-Mom of Comedy,' hosted this New York independent theatre tradition which celebrates the outstanding work of the festivals and productions found in the Midtown International Theatre Festival, Midwinter Madness Fest, Commercial Division, Children's Theatre Program, Cabaret Showcase, Staged Reading Series, and the Short Play Lab. BroadwayWorld brings the results and pictures from the evening below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at North Shore Music Theatre's LES MISERABLES
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2014

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre presents an all-new production of the world's most popular musical, LES MISERABLES. The Tony Award-winning masterpiece has thrilled audiences around the world and will now be presented in a unique in-the-round production. LES MISERABLES begins performances on Tuesday, October 28 and has been extended thru Sunday, November 16. Press night is scheduled for Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 pm. Check out a first look at the production below! (more...)

North Shore Music Theatre Extends LES MISERABLES Through 11/16
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2014

Bill Hanney's award-winning North Shore Music Theatre presents an all-new production of the world's most popular musical, LES MISERABLES. The Tony Award-winning masterpiece has thrilled audiences around the world and will now be presented in a unique in-the-round production. LES MISERABLES begins performances on Tuesday, October 28 and has been extended thru Sunday, November 16. Press night is scheduled for Wednesday, October 29 at 7:30 pm (more...)

PALIN: THE LIVE TELEVISED MUSICAL CAMPAIGN Plays the Laurie Beechman Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2014

Where Saturday Night Live meets Forbidden Broadway, Erica Vlahinos and Benjamin Simpson present PALiN: the Live Televised Musical Campaign (www.palinthemusicalcampaign.com), an outrageous new one-act comedy hit that follows Sarah Palin as she embarks on a one-night only, live televised event to set the record straight and announce her candidacy in the 2016 Presidential Election. A fast-paced, witty book paired with show tune parodies, PALiN sharply satires both musical theatre and politics in this laugh-out-loud musical-comedy campaign. So pack your bags, because we're about to have a Tea Party! (more...)

MITF Awards to Honor Best of 2014 Midwinter Madness Short Play Festival, 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

The 2014 Midtown International Theater Festival culminates its 15th anniversary celebration with the MITF Awards recognizing the best of this summer's MITF and the February 2014 Midwinter Madness Short Play Festival. (more...)

PALIN: THE LIVE TELEVISED MUSICAL CAMPAIGN to Play the Laurie Beechman, 10/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2014

Where Saturday Night Live meets Forbidden Broadway, Erica Vlahinos and Benjamin Simpson present PALiN: the Live Televised Musical Campaign (www.palinthemusicalcampaign.com), an outrageous new one-act comedy hit that follows Sarah Palin as she embarks on a one-night only, live televised event to set the record straight and announce her candidacy in the 2016 Presidential Election. A fast-paced, witty book paired with show tune parodies, PALiN sharply satires both musical theatre and politics in this laugh-out-loud musical-comedy campaign. So pack your bags, because we're about to have a Tea Party! (more...)

WARP SPEED Set for MITF, 8/1-10
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Imagine Little Shop of Horrors in Outer Space! In the tradition of Silence: the musical, Zombie Prom, and A Very Potter Musical comes producer Benjamin Simpson's production of Warp Speed: a Sci Fi Parody Musical, premiering at the 15th Anniversary Season of the Midtown International Theatre Festival. (more...)

Kimberly Marable, Brandon Rubendall and More Set for BROADWAY SESSIONS, 5/22
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. This Thursday, May 22nd, Broadway Sessions welcomes Kimberly Marable, Brandon Rubendall and more. (more...)

Broadway Sessions to Celebrate CCM, 4/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2014

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Carnegie's PARADE
by Jill Siekman - Mar 25, 2013

Despite Tony Award wins for its soaring score and riveting script in 1999, the theatrical telling of the Leo Frank story is one rarely produced, requiring a large and talented cast and recounting a real American tragedy many would rather forget. That will change this April. (more...)

Broadway Sessions 5-22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 1, 2001

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