BWW Review: Sing Along With GREASE at Toby's In ColumbiaBWW Review: Sing Along With GREASE at Toby's In Columbia
by Cybele Pomeroy - Jun 17, 2019

Ready for some young energy at Toby's in Columbia? Here's a whole high school musical of less-frequently featured faces! The company dances Mark Minnick's fun choreography like they go together forever, bedecked in rolled denim jeans, wiggle skirts, saddle shoes, Chuck Taylor sneakers, product-heavy hair and pink satin jackets- in short, just what you expect of GREASE. (more...)

ArtsBridge Foundation Announces Winners Of 2019 Shuler AwardsArtsBridge Foundation Announces Winners Of 2019 Shuler Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2019

During a two-hour stage show aired live on Georgia Public Broadcasting, ArtsBridge Foundation tonight announced the winners of the 11th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards. (more...)

ArtsBridge Foundation Announces 2019 Shuler Hensley Awards NomineesArtsBridge Foundation Announces 2019 Shuler Hensley Awards Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019

ArtsBridge Foundation today announced the nominees for the 11th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards, with winners to be unveiled at a spectacular April awards ceremony. (more...)

BWW Review: If you AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At Toby's, Why Not?BWW Review: If you AIN'T MISBEHAVIN' At Toby's, Why Not?
by Cybele Pomeroy - Sep 28, 2018

Are you looking for a rollicking good cabaret show and a hearty meal? Are you in the mood for a musical history lesson? How about both? Toby's in Columbia presents AIN'T MISBEHAVIN,' The Fats Waller Musical Show through November 4th, and you should sit right down and buy yourself a ticket. (more...)

Thank You For The Music of MAMMA MIA! At Toby'sThank You For The Music of MAMMA MIA! At Toby's
by Cybele Pomeroy - Jul 8, 2018

Musical theatre is about happy endings: if you like them, see MAMMA MIA!, at Toby's through September 9th. Heather Marie Beck and Maggie Dransfield as mother and daughter Donna and Sophie Sheridan are delightful and heartwarming. Disco, universally accepted as delicious, is the keystone of this show, whether or not you love or have heard of ABBA. In today's tumult, an escape to a tropical paradise where conflict stems from wedding angst and family drama seems a wonderful notion. (more...)

ArtsBridge Announces Winners Of 2018 Shuler Hensley AwardsArtsBridge Announces Winners Of 2018 Shuler Hensley Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2018

ArtsBridge Foundation, producer of the 10th Anniversary of the Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards - announces this year's winners. Presented by the Georgia Lottery, the awards ceremony was held at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 19 and televised live by Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB).  Awards highlights include: Overall Production: Milton High School, Cabaret; Direction: Kirk Grizzle, South Forsyth High School, The Hunchback of Notre Dame; Best Performance by a Leading Actress: Parker Jennings as Eliza Doolittle, Greater Atlanta Christian School, My Fair Lady and Best Performance by a Leading Actor: Laughton Berry as Pippin, Tri-Cities High School, Pippin. (more...)

ArtsBridge Announces Nominees For 2018 Shuler Hensley AwardsArtsBridge Announces Nominees For 2018 Shuler Hensley Awards
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2018

This week ArtsBridge announced the nominees for the 10th Anniversary Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards. 38 public and private schools from throughout the state were nominated in 17 categories. The awards show is the culmination of a year-long professional development program and will showcase the next generation of Georgia's musical theatre talent. Presented by the Georgia Lottery, the awards show will air on Georgia Public Broadcasting (GPB) over its nine-station statewide television network live from Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 19, 2018 from 7-9 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: NEWSIES Are Front Page Headlines At Toby's In ColumbiaBWW Review: NEWSIES Are Front Page Headlines At Toby's In Columbia
by Cybele Pomeroy - Mar 28, 2018

Have a hankering for history, classic "fuggeddaboudid"  New York-ish accents, a charming child actor, romance, bylines and plenty of song and dance? Hoof it on over to Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia and see Disney's NEWSIES, now through June 10th. (more...)

BWW Review: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Is Monstrous Great Fun At Toby's In ColumbiaBWW Review: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Is Monstrous Great Fun At Toby's In Columbia
by Cybele Pomeroy - Feb 12, 2018

YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, THE MUSICAL is packed with horrifying puns, die-laughing comedy, frightfully fabulous wigs, knock-em-dead singing and every iconic line you loved from the movie- Get tickets now to see it through Marc 11 at Toby's Dinner Theatre in Columbia and avoid horrified screams of disappointment. (more...)

BWW Review: Lyric Opera Theatre Presents A NEW BRAINBWW Review: Lyric Opera Theatre Presents A NEW BRAIN
by Herbert Paine - Nov 17, 2017

Under the direction and choreography of Robert Kolby Harper, a cast of sparkling talents brings scads of oxygen and energy to William Finn's A NEW BRAIN the second featured production of ASU Lyric Opera Theatre's current season. (more...)

BWW Review: At Toby's In Columbia, JOSEPH's DREAMCOAT And Five All-Star Leading Ladies Dazzle In Amazing Technicolor.
by Cybele Pomeroy - Jun 22, 2017

Toby's Dinner Theatre of Columbia, in celebration of Columbia's 50th anniversary and its own 45th presents JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, gathering a beautiful assemblage of multi-cultural, multi-talented performers who shine in this unserious collage of an Andrew Lloyd Webber/ Tim Rice Old Testament crazy-quilt favorite. (more...)

Photo Flash: 2017 Shuler Hensley Award Winners Announced; Parker Jennings & Ramone Nelson Heading to Nationals!
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The 9th Annual Georgia High School Musical Theatre Awards - Shuler Hensley Awards - were held in Atlanta at the Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre on April 20. Scroll down for photos from the ceremony! (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Toby's Enchants Young And Old
by Cybele Pomeroy - Apr 8, 2017

If you love Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, there's not a single reason you wouldn't like the show at Toby's Dinner Theatre. It's a fun production. There's a lot to love about it. Dinner is tasty. Everyone at Toby's is unfailingly polite, cheerful, helpful and speedy, including each member of the actor/wait staff. The productions are done with attention to detail and the actors are well cast. That combination of elements is rare in ANY public forum these days, so all credit to the management for creating this wonderful environment. If you enjoy dinner theatre, you will be pleased. (more...)

BWW Review: OLIVER TWIST Cries Forward at Virginia Stage Company
by Emel Ertugrul - Nov 14, 2016

Music driven and socially poignant, this new adaptation of Oliver Twist is melancholy and dreamlike. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SISTER ACT at Toby's Dinner Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

You loved her as Felicia in Toby's production of Memphis and now she is back, rockin' the rafters from now through November 13th in Sister Act! Ashley Johnson returns to the Toby's stage as Deloris in the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg that has audiences jumping to their feet! Scroll down for a first look at Johnson and company in action below! (more...)

Toby's Dinner Theatre Presents SISTER ACT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2016

You loved her as Felicia in Toby's production of Memphis and now she is back, rockin' the rafters from September 8th thru November 13th in Sister Act! Ashley Johnson returns to the Toby's stage as Deloris in the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film starring Whoopi Goldberg that has audiences jumping to their feet! (more...)

2014 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards Update 11/25 - Justin Scott Brown, Bradford A. Love Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 25, 2014

Voting has now opened for the 2014 BroadwayWorld Baltimore Regional Awards! Check out the latest live stats as of November 25th. (more...)

Post-Thanksgiving BroadwayWorld Baltimore Awards Update 11/29 - Drown Catching Up to Knowlton!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2013

Voting is now underway for Baltimore! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)

BWW DC 2012 Awards Winners Announced! - Stokes, Diaz, DREAMGIRLS & More!
by BWW - Jan 19, 2012

After an intense internal auditing process, the results are in for the 2011 DC Awards! This year's awards broke traffic records and we couldn't be more excited to announce the 2011 BroadwayWorld DC Award winners! (more...)

BWW DC Awards Update 12/26 - Voting Ends 12/31!
by BWW - Dec 26, 2011

It's almost over! There's just FIVE days of voting remaining for the 2011 DC Awards and here is the latest update! Have you voted yet, and helped to spread the word to support your favorites in the hopes that they will be the recipients of a 2011 BroadwayWorld DC Award? There is no time to waste, click on the voting link and make your opinion count! Below are the stats so far as of Monday December 26, 2011. Voting ends at midnight on 12/31 so time is running out. (more...)

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