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BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES Lights Up the Landmark Theatre Photo BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES Lights Up the Landmark Theatre
by Natasha Ashley - Jun 7, 2019

For one night only, the 10th anniversary touring production of Rock of Ages rocked out at Syracuse's Landmark Theatre. The jukebox musical featuring strobe lights, fog effects, classic '80s hits certainly got the crowd going as the cheesy, yet amusing story of love, hope, and dreams played out. It was 'nothing but a good time' as the energetic rock musical came to life under the direction of Martha Banta featuring powerhouse vocals, spot on '80s costume designs by Cynthia Nordstrom, and out of this world lighting by Mike Baldassari.

BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES at Starlight Theatre Photo BWW Review: ROCK OF AGES at Starlight Theatre
by Alan Portner - Jun 1, 2019

Starlight Theatre's opening offering for the 2019 summer season 'Rock Of Ages' was the single most disagreeable theatrical experience in more than fifty years spent attending live theater.  The performance of this rude, crude tribute to 1980s rock bands was probably OK, but it was impossible to hear.  Seated directly behind us was a group of ten who competed with the performers with full voice sing-a-longs, continuous hoots-hollars, yelled commentary, hand clapping, and finger snapping.  

BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE ROUNDUP in Columbia, SC 2/22 - ROCK OF AGES, BASKERVIL Photo BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE ROUNDUP in Columbia, SC 2/22 - ROCK OF AGES, BASKERVILLE, and More!
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Feb 22, 2019

Sumter closes BASKERVILLE while Trustus and USC open a pair of hot new plays and the ROCK OF AGES tour rolls through the Koger Center!

THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature Theatre - A Stunning Production Photo THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature Theatre - A Stunning Production
by Charles Shubow - Jun 5, 2018

Signature Theatre presents another Kander and Ebb musical for the ages.

Photo Flash: SCOTTSBORO BOYS Celebrates Opening Night at Signature Theatre Photo Photo Flash: SCOTTSBORO BOYS Celebrates Opening Night at Signature Theatre
by Julie Musbach - Jun 4, 2018

Signature Theatre presents the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco and choreographed by Jared Grimes. 

Photo Flash: First Look at THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature Photo Photo Flash: First Look at THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS at Signature
by Julie Musbach - May 31, 2018

Signature Theatre presents the DC premiere of The Scottsboro Boys directed by Signature Theatre's Director of New Works Joe Calarco and choreographed by Jared Grimes. Get a first look at the production below!

BWW Interview: Commencing in Shirlington, Signature Theatre's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Sho Photo BWW Interview: Commencing in Shirlington, Signature Theatre's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Shows an All Too Real Account of A Shameful Time in Our History Part 2
by Elliot Lanes - May 30, 2018

Last week, I introduced you to ten performers in Signature Theatre's current production of Kander and Ebb's final, complete collaboration, The Scottsboro Boys, which runs through July 1st. This included eight of the nine gentlemen who play the African American men who were falsely accused of raping two Caucasian women, as well as two others who play the minstrel characters known as Mr. Bones and Mr. Tambo.

BWW INTERVIEW: Commencing In Shirlington, Signature Theatre's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Sho Photo BWW INTERVIEW: Commencing In Shirlington, Signature Theatre's THE SCOTTSBORO BOYS Shows an All Too Real Account of a Shameful Time in Our History ‚Ä" Part 1
by Elliot Lanes - May 23, 2018

I always say the best kind of theater educates as well as entertains. If you walk out of the theater a little uncomfortable about what you just saw then a piece like The Scottsboro Boys has done its job in full. The final complete collaboration of Broadway's legendary writing team of John Kander and Fred Ebb tells the story of nine young African American men falsely accused of raping two young Caucasian women in the 1930s. Signature Theatre is currently presenting this groundbreaking musical now through July 1st.

VIDEO: Axelrod's RAGTIME Opens Tomorrow Photo VIDEO: Axelrod's RAGTIME Opens Tomorrow
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2018

"At the turn of the century, worlds will collide in America!" The Axelrod Performing Arts Center begins its inaugural season as a professional theater with Luis Salgado's beautiful new staging of Ragtime the Musical. See the video of the Axelrod company in final rehearsals below!

Night of Cult Classics, Featuring CARRIE, ROCKY HORROR, HEDWIG & More, Coming to Fein Photo Night of Cult Classics, Featuring CARRIE, ROCKY HORROR, HEDWIG & More, Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2017

On Today, September 30th, at 11:30pm, cult classic musical lovers will gather at 54 Below for a late night concert of songs from their favorite under-appreciated shows.

Night of Cult Classics, Featuring CARRIE, ROCKY HORROR, HEDWIG & More, Coming to Fein Photo Night of Cult Classics, Featuring CARRIE, ROCKY HORROR, HEDWIG & More, Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

On Saturday, September 30th, at 11:30pm, cult classic musical lovers will gather at 54 Below for a late night concert of songs from their favorite under-appreciated shows.

THE BATTLE OF CENTRAL PARK to Play The Tank
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2016

Featuring: ZACH FRIEDMAN, EILEEN HANLEY, JON HUGGINS, MICHAEL MCCLAIN, CHRISTINE PARDOS, ALEXANDRA PETER, DARRELL PURCELL, JULIA SCHONBERG and NICK TROTTA.

THE BATTLE OF CENTRAL PARK to Play The Tank
by Tyler Peterson - Feb 16, 2016

Featuring: ZACH FRIEDMAN, EILEEN HANLEY, JON HUGGINS, MICHAEL MCCLAIN, CHRISTINE PARDOS, ALEXANDRA PETER, DARRELL PURCELL, JULIA SCHONBERG and NICK TROTTA.

OLYMPICS √úBER ALLES Extends Run at St. Luke's Theater
by Tyler Peterson - Sep 24, 2014

Franaleo Productions today announced that the Off-Broadway premiere of Samuel J. Bernstein and Marguerite Krupp's Olympics √úber Alles would extend its limited engagement through October 29th at St. Luke's Theater (308 West 46th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues).

Photo Flash: First Look at Off-Broadway's OLYMPICS UBER ALLES
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 29, 2014

Franaleo Productions will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Samuel J. Bernstein and Marguerite Krupp's Olympics √úber Alles, opening a limited engagement Thursday September 4th at St. Luke's Theater (308 West 46th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). Debra Whitfield directs a cast that features Jim DiMunno Tim Dowd, Michael Engberg, Amy Handra, Darrell Purcell, Joshua Quat, and Stewart A. Schneck. This limited run continues through September 21st only. Olympics √úber Alles will have scenic and lighting design by Duane Pagano with costume design by Janice O'Donnell and sound and projections design by Paul Bourgeois. The performance runs two hours including intermission.

OLYMPICS √úBER ALLES Begins Performances Tonight at St. Luke's Theater
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Samuel J. Bernstein and Marguerite Krupp's Olympics √úber Alles Begins a Limited Engagement tonight, August 27th atSt. Luke's Theater Debra Whitfield Directs this Story of Jewish-American Runners Marty Glickman and Sam Stoller at the 1936 'Nazi Olympics'.

OLYMPICS UBER ALLES Begins Limited Off-Broadway Run Tomorrow
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 26, 2014

Franaleo Productions will present the Off-Broadway premiere of Samuel J. Bernstein and Marguerite Krupp's Olympics √úber Alles, beginning a limited engagement tomorrow, Wednesday August 27th at St. Luke's Theater (308 West 46th Street, between 8th and 9th Avenues). Debra Whitfield directs a cast that features Jim DiMunno Tim Dowd, Michael Engberg, Amy Handra, Darrell Purcell, Joshua Quat, Stewart A. Schneck, and Jenn Susi. This limited run continues through September 21st only. Olympics √úber Alles will have scenic and lighting design by Duane Pagano with costume design by Janice O'Donnell and sound and projections design by Paul Bourgeois. The performance runs two hours including intermission.

OLYMPICS √úBER ALLES Begins Performances 8/27 at St. Luke's Theater
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 4, 2014

Samuel J. Bernstein and Marguerite Krupp's Olympics √úber Alles Begins a Limited Engagement August 27th atSt. Luke's Theater Debra Whitfield Directs this Story of Jewish-American Runners Marty Glickman and Sam Stoller at the 1936 'Nazi Olympics'

PETER PAN Opens Tonight at the Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2013

The high-flying fantasy, PETER PAN will delight children of all ages when the boy who will never grow up swoops down over the Barn Theatre stage tonight, June 25 through July 7.

PETER PAN to Open 6/25 at the Barn Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2013

The high-flying fantasy, PETER PAN will delight children of all ages when the boy who will never grow up swoops down over the Barn Theatre stage June 25 through July 7.

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