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The New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards Were Presented to the Public for the First  Photo The New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards Were Presented to the Public for the First Time in History on STARS IN THE HOUSE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2020

Stars in The House continued Wednesday night (8pm) for the 85th Annual New York Drama Critics' Circle Awards with Will Arbery, David Byrne, Adam Feldman, Jeremy O. Harris, Michael R. Jackson, Brian Stokes Mitchell, John Mulaney, Deirdre O'Connell, Heidi Schreck and Michael Shannon.

The History of the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award Photo The History of the Best Musical Theater Album Grammy Award
by Abigail Charpentier - Jan 26, 2020

Theater fans tend to highlight certain events throughout the year, moments where the work being produced in theaters, mostly on Broadway, has a chance to shine and become known to greater audiences. The Tony Awards in June and the Thanksgiving Day Parades in November usually draw the most attention, but the Grammy Awards each winter also brings this pleasure to theater fans.

Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of HELLO, DOLLY! in San Francisco? Photo Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of HELLO, DOLLY! in San Francisco?
by Review Roundups - Feb 22, 2019

Here she comes, world! The first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, launched earlier this year from the Stanley Theatre in Utica, New York. The show just opened in San Francisco!

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/8 - RENT, HEL Photo Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 2/8 - RENT, HELLO DOLLY, EVER AFTER, and More!
by BWW Special - Feb 8, 2019

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature RENT, HELLO DOLLY, EVER AFTER, and More!

Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of HELLO, DOLLY! at the Pantages? Photo Review Roundup: What Did The Critics Think of HELLO, DOLLY! at the Pantages?
by Review Roundups - Feb 1, 2019

Here she comes, world! The first national tour of the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival of Hello, Dolly!, starring Tony Award winner Betty Buckley, launched earlier this year from the Stanley Theatre in Utica, New York. The show just opened at LA's Hollywood Pantages Theatre.

BWW Review: Betty Buckley a Glorious Dolly Levi Photo BWW Review: Betty Buckley a Glorious Dolly Levi
by Don Grigware - Jan 31, 2019

Some shows I can see again and again, especially those composed by the forever upbeat Jerry Herman. Hello Dolly bowed on Broadway when I was a teenager in the 60s and it had a long run with original star Carol Channing, followed by turns with Ethel Merman, Ginger Rogers, Pearl Bailey, Martha Raye and Molly Picon, to name a few. Every major star wanted to do it because the role offers a female actress the chance to sing, dance and act the hell out of it. It's a big, splashy gut buster about a woman who has more moxy than the Pied Piper and enough wisdom and panache to win over an army or a whole kingdom, for that matter...and, for the audience, it's one of those extra-special feel-good musicals that just doesn't quit... 'It Only Takes a Moment' to fall in live with it.. You leave the theatre actually humming the tunes. The first National Tour of the latest Dolly!  at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre through February 17 is just about the best starring thje glorious Betty Buckley..

BWW Review: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM at Theatre Harrisburg Photo BWW Review: A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM at Theatre Harrisburg
by Allison Rambler - Nov 14, 2017

The name Stephen Sondheim is one that conjures excitement in many a theatre enthusiast. His most popular works, such as INTO THE WOODS and SWEENEY TODD, thrive on scathing social commentary and twisting melodies that only the more experienced musicians can follow. However, as this reviewer has come to realize, Sondheim lets his funny bone shine in his lesser known musicals. Theatre Harrisburg brings one of these unfairly forgotten shows to life with their current production of A FUNNY THING HAPPENED ON THE WAY TO THE FORUM, and reminds the audience that musicals can be more than drama and heartbreak. In fact, as the opening number 'Comedy Tonight' suggests, FORUM is a far cry from tragedy.

BWW Feature: STUDENT PLAYS at Dos Pueblos High School
by Maggie Yates - Jan 18, 2017

Theatre students at Dos Pueblos High School recently presented student-driven mini-plays, comprised of micro-scenes stitched together within a theme. These pieces feature the student point of view, which calls on the students to critically examine and reflect on conflict in their lives. These students have recognized problems within their (youth) culture, and have built dramatic renderings of situations that more clearly define these issues, and offer information for conflict diffusion and resolution.

Rumor Patrol: Cindy Adams Says Carol Channing Possible for HELLO, DOLLY Revival!?
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2016

Despite firm denials from both press rep Rick Miramontez and producer Scott Rudin, as well as the star's age (95), the NY Post's Cindy Adams insists she has heard rumors that Carol Channing could be up for playing the matinee 'Dolly'

Gordon Connell, BIG RIVER's Original Mark Twain, Dies at 93
by Michael Dale - Jun 24, 2016

A frequent performer on and off Broadway, Connell was married to actress Jane Connell.

Jane Little, World's Longest Serving Orchestra Musician, Dies While Performing 'There's No Business Like Show Business'
by Michael Dale - May 16, 2016

She spent 71 years with the orchestra, starting at age 16.

LOW CUT HIGH TOPS Reveals 'Let's Runaway' Video
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Seattle's Low Cut High Tops is the identity of 23-year-old musician and art school dropout, David Burns, who is set to release his debut album Eh, Whatever this Friday.

From John Lithgow to Kevin Kline- Fans Chime in on the Ideal Horace for HELLO, DOLLY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Dolly is a great comic role, but it requires a great foil playing opposite her.

It Takes A Horace! Who Should Star In HELLO, DOLLY! Opposite Bette Midler?
by Michael Dale - Jan 19, 2016

Dolly is a great comic role, but it requires a great foil playing opposite her.

Ovalhouse Awarded First Stage of Major Arts Council Grant for New Theatre in Brixton
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2016

The legendary London arts centre Ovalhouse received a major boost today in its bid to relocate to a new purpose built home in the heart of Brixton. Arts Council England has announced an initial grant of £130,600 as the first stage of an overall £3 million large capital grant proposal to help facilitate the move. This comes hot on the heels of Lambeth Council's unanimous decision at the end of last year to grant planning permission for the project and the announcement in September of Ovalhouse alumnus and former 007, Pierce Brosnan's support of a fundraising campaign that will enable the move.

GATSBY Coming to Arts Theatre Mainstage
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

This Autumn, Ruby In The Dust's acclaimed adaptation of F Scott Fitzgerald's iconic Jazz Age novel returns to the London stage for a limited, exclusive showcase production at the Arts Theatre.

Jim Brochu Returns to Barrington Stage in CHARACTER MAN, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2014

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, welcomes the return of Drama Desk Award-winner Jim Brochu in his new show Character Man, following his wildly successful run of Zero Hour in 2011. A musical valentine celebrating the Golden Age of the American Musical, Character Man will be presented at BSC's St. Germain Stage at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center from tonight, September 18 through 28. The press opening is Saturday, September 20 at 7:30pm.

Jim Brochu to Return to Barrington Stage in CHARACTER MAN This Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2014

Barrington Stage Company, under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd and Managing Director Tristan Wilson, announces the return of Drama Desk Award-winner Jim Brochu in his new show Character Man, following his wildly successful run of Zero Hour in 2011. A musical valentine celebrating the Golden Age of the American Musical, Character Man will be presented at BSC's St. Germain Stage at the Sydelle and Lee Blatt Performing Arts Center from September 18 through 28. The press opening is Saturday, September 20 at 7:30pm.

BWW Interview: Drama Desk & Outer Critics Circle Nominee Jim Brochu
by Adrienne Onofri - May 15, 2014

Brochu won multiple awards for 'Zero Hour' and returned this year with an autobiographical tribute to character actors, 'Character Man'.

THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, SEX AND EDUCATION and More Make Up Penguin Rep's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Penguin Rep Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Joe Brancato and Executive Director Andrew M. Horn, announces the slate of plays and special events for its 37th season.

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