11th Hour Theatre Company Brings Road Show to Next Step Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

11th Hour Theatre Company continues its 12th season with its third Next Step Concert Series performance. This time the series features a rarely produced Stephen Sondheim and John Weidman musical, Road Show. Road Show comes to the Next Step Concert Series March 31-April 2. Sondheim wrote the music and lyrics and Weidman wrote the book to this musical about two brothers chasing the American Dream. Kate Galvin, 11th Hour's Associate Producer, directs. The concert will be at Christ Church Neighborhood House, 20 N American St.  Tickets cost $19-34 and are available online at www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org or by phone 267-987-9865. (more...)

11th Hour Theatre Company to Present FIVE POINTS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2016

11th Hour Theatre Company continues its 12th season with its second Next Step Concert Series performance. This time the series features a brand-new musical by three up and coming writers. Five Points, comes to the Next Step Concert Series, November 18-20. Five Points features Music written by Douglas Lyons and Ethan Pakchar, Lyrics by Douglas Lyons, and a Book by Harrison David Rivers.  The concert will be at The Arden's Studio Theatre at the Hamilton Family Arts Center. 62 N. Second Street.  Tickets cost $19-34 and are available online at www.11thhourtheatrecompany.org or by phone 267-987-9865. (more...)

THE REAL -- Marlon Wayans Gives the Sex Talk and Hosts White House Footage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

On Wednesday, January 27, comedian and actor Marlon Wayans brings the laughs to The Real when he stops by to chat about his new film 50 Shades of Black and reveals how he gave "the talk" to his teenage kids. (more...)

BWW Review: SUPERGIRL is Breath of Fresh Air in Dreary Superhero Universe
by Matt Tamanini - Oct 27, 2015

TV's newest superhero show is startlingly different than nearly everything else on the current comic book landscape, and it's not just because its hero wears a skirt instead of tights. No, CBS's SUPERGIRL stands out because it dares to have fun; it dares to have a hero who is optimistic and embraces the joy of being super; and, perhaps most surprisingly, it dares to film a majority of its scenes during daylight hours. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Rob McClure Honor Stephen Sondheim at the Arden Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2015

Arden Theatre Company hosts its Master Storyteller Award ceremony and concert tonight, June 1, 2015. The award will be bestowed upon Composer and Lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who will accept the award at a ticketed ceremony and concert, which is a fundraising benefit for the Arden's extensive educational and outreach programs. Composer and Lyricist Jason Robert Brown will present Mr. Sondheim with the award. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown, Rob McClure to Honor Stephen Sondheim at the Arden, 6/1
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2015

Arden Theatre Company announces a final list of performers for the Master Storyteller Award ceremony and concert on Monday, June 1, 2015. The award will be bestowed upon Composer and Lyricist Stephen Sondheim, who will accept the award at a ticketed ceremony and concert, which is a fundraising benefit for the Arden's extensive educational and outreach programs. Composer and Lyricist Jason Robert Brown will present Mr. Sondheim with the award. (more...)

Photo Flash: Casting Announced for Playhouse Nashville's Production of SCARECROWS WILL NEVER SEE THE SUNSET
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2014

Playhouse Nashville has quickly established itself in the local theatre landscape on the strength of productions described by reviewers as "wickedly funny" (SEXTAPE & OTHER STORIES), "stunning" (DEVIL SEDAN), and "devastatingly honest" (ULTRASOUND). That well-earned reputation for eliciting memorable performances from talented actors working on original material continues with the newly announced ensemble for SCARECROWS WILL NEVER SEE THE SUNSET. (more...)

Roxy Regional Theatre Presents Civil War-Style ROMEO & JULIET, 3/8-16
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2013

The tale of Romeo and Juliet is one which truly transcends time and place --- and, beginning March 8, the Roxy Regional Theatre will prove it by setting one of William Shakespeare's most famous plays during the American Civil War. (more...)

Playhouse Nashville's Slate of New 10-Minute Plays Continues Tonight
by Jeffrey Ellis - Dec 10, 2012

Playhouse Nashville's popular Ten Minute Playhouse continues at Street Theatre tonight with staged readings six more new plays by Middle Tennessee writers including well-known Nashville playwrights from the Writer's Stage and the Tennessee Repertory Martha Ingram New Works Project. (more...)

HAPPY DAYS Plays the Roxy Regional Theatre, 7/12-8/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2012

Goodbye gray skies, hello blue! Happy days are here again with Arthur 'The Fonz' Fonzarelli, Richie, Potsie, Ralph Malph and all of the gang in the Roxy Regional Theatre's production of HAPPY DAYS, opening Thursday July 12, at 7pm. (more...)

THE TEN MINUTE PLAYHOUSE Announces 12 Plays & Playwrights Selected for November Showcase
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 3, 2011

A Lincoln impersonator looking for a really good time, a Middle Eastern immigrant looking to rent a room, World of Warcraft devotees giving their friend an ultimatum, and a sexy co-worker looking for a promotion - those are just a few of the diverse characters to be found among the 12 exciting new plays at The Ten Minute Playhouse. Set for November 6 and 7 at the Darkhorse Theater, The Ten Minute Playhouse presented by New Works Nashville features a collection of new plays by Middle Tennessee playwrights performed in staged readings by local talent. (more...)

Local Playwrights Showcased During TEN MINUTE PLAYHOUSE Tonight
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 10, 2011

The Ten Minute plays will be presented as staged readings performed and directed by volunteers from the Nashville theater community. Audiences in attendance will not only get to see exciting new plays, but will also be able to give the playwrights feedback following the readings. (more...)

Local Playwrights Showcased During TEN MINUTE PLAYHOUSE, 5/10
by Jeffrey Ellis - May 3, 2011

The Ten Minute plays will be presented as staged readings performed and directed by volunteers from the Nashville theater community. Audiences in attendance will not only get to see exciting new plays, but will also be able to give the playwrights feedback following the readings. (more...)

Arden Theatre Co Presents THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Previews 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2010

Arden Theatre Company continues its 2010/11 season with The Threepenny Opera, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's 1920's musical that paved the way for dark and bawdy works like Cabaret and Sweeney Todd. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Threepenny Opera at the Arden
by Sarah Marcus - Oct 7, 2010

Arden Theatre Company continues its 2010/11 season with Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's The Threepenny Opera. The Arden's version of The Threepenny Opera was originally performed at London's Donmar Warehouse, which has a recent track-record of successful transfers to U.S. stages including Red and Frost/Nixon. 'These newly translated lyrics are the most true to Brecht's original version, highlighting the imagery and poetry of the songs,' says Terrence J. Nolen, the Arden's producing artistic director who will helm The Threepenny Opera. 'While the lyrics engage the audience, asking them to think, the score is certainly one of the most beautiful and complex in 20th century musical theatre.' (more...)

Arden Theatre Co Presents THE THREEPENNY OPERA, 10/6
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2010

Arden Theatre Company continues its 2010/11 season with The Threepenny Opera, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's 1920's musical that paved the way for dark and bawdy works like Cabaret and Sweeney Todd. (more...)

Arden Theatre Co Presents THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Previews 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2010

Arden Theatre Company continues its 2010/11 season with The Threepenny Opera, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's 1920's musical that paved the way for dark and bawdy works like Cabaret and Sweeney Todd. (more...)

Arden Theatre Co Presents THE THREEPENNY OPERA, Previews 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2010

Arden Theatre Company continues its 2010/11 season with The Threepenny Opera, Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht's 1920's musical that paved the way for dark and bawdy works like Cabaret and Sweeney Todd. (more...)

Arden Theatre Co Presents SUNDAY IN THE PARK WITH GEORGE, Opens 6/2
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2010

Arden Theatre Company concludes its 2009/10 season with the Pultizer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, directed by Terrence J. Nolen, the Arden's producing artistic director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sunday in the Park with George at the Arden
by Sarah Marcus - Jun 1, 2010

Arden Theatre Company concludes its 2009/10 season with the Pultizer Prize-winning musical Sunday in the Park with George by Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine, directed by Terrence J. Nolen, the Arden's producing artistic director. Sunday in the Park marks the twelfth Sondheim production in the company's history and the first time the Arden will use Sondheim's complete original orchestrations, led by Barrymore Award-winning musical director Eric Ebbenga. (more...)

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