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BWW Feature: Local Playwright Puts a Creative Spin on Walden Photo BWW Feature: Local Playwright Puts a Creative Spin on Walden
by Jeremy Bustin - Jun 2, 2021

Andrew Gall has always been a writer – and a multitalented actor, director, playwright and designer for 30-plus years. But in his new home of Richmond, Virginia, the formerly North Carolina-based theatre veteran’s newest project is a return to source material he couldn’t fully appreciate until this point in his career – and he shines it through a societal and political prism that’s never been more relevant as it is today.

Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards! Tuacahn Ampitheat Photo Winners Announced For The 2020 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards! Tuacahn Ampitheatre, Utah Shakespeare Festival & More Take Home Wins!
by BWW Staff - Jan 14, 2021

Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Salt Lake City Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 

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by BWW Staff - Dec 29, 2020

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by BWW - Dec 18, 2020

Taylor DeNapoli to Release Last #VideoOfTheMonth of 2020 Photo Taylor DeNapoli to Release Last #VideoOfTheMonth of 2020
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 16, 2020

Taylor DeNapoli is a NYC performing artist and choreographer. Pre-Corona she made a mission for 2020; to create ONE video each month and release it on the 17th (her lucky number)! These videos feature Broadway performers, aspiring Broadway performers and artists of NYC.

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by BWW Staff - Dec 2, 2020

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by BWW Staff - Nov 25, 2020

BWW Review: Local Classic Repertory's DEADLIFT is Full of Humor and Heart Photo BWW Review: Local Classic Repertory's DEADLIFT is Full of Humor and Heart
by Adrienne Proctor - Oct 1, 2020

DEADLIFT is a hilarious, heart-wrenching solo play. Written and performed by storyteller Aviva Pressman, DEADLIFT features the artist in her childhood home. As she gives a virtual tour, she tells childhood stories and recounts her experiences dealing with the caretaking of her dying father. Pressman also creates unique works of art in each scene.

BWW Interview: Michael Max Kohl of PERHAPS THE WORLD ENDS HERE at Local Classic Reper Photo BWW Interview: Michael Max Kohl of PERHAPS THE WORLD ENDS HERE at Local Classic Repertory
by Adrienne Proctor - Sep 26, 2020

PERHAPS THE WORLD ENDS HERE is a genre bending sci-fi videogaming indigenous new work from Local Classic Repertory. Michael Max Kohl composed the original score, which blends 90s video game sounds with live theatre and a new streaming platform to create the unique experience of this online show. His exclusive interview with Broadway World is here.

BWW Feature: Humor and Heavy Lifting with Original Work DEADLIFT Photo BWW Feature: Humor and Heavy Lifting with Original Work DEADLIFT
by Adrienne Proctor - Sep 16, 2020

Local Classic Repertory's new original work, DEADLIFT, features writer and creator Aviva Pressman in her own home, telling the stories of her life. In this multimedia theatre experience, audiences can watch Pressman produce a unique work of art while she shares the stories of her childhood home, including the care-taking and death of her father.

BWW Feature: Local Classic Repertory's Virtual Season opens with PERHAPS THE WORLD EN Photo BWW Feature: Local Classic Repertory's Virtual Season opens with PERHAPS THE WORLD ENDS HERE
by Adrienne Proctor - Sep 15, 2020

PERHAPS THE WORLD ENDS HERE, a new play by OCU grad Daniel Leeman Smith, blends the cultures of Indigenous People, Video-Gaming, and Queerness into one tale about a journey and a quest that one young man must embark on. Local Classic Repertory offers this new work as a part of their inaugural virtual season.

BWW Feature: Local Classic Repertory presents New Works: A Night of Musical Compositi Photo BWW Feature: Local Classic Repertory presents New Works: A Night of Musical Compositions by Adam LaPorte
by Adrienne Proctor - Sep 8, 2020

Local Classic Repertory is presenting an online cabaret. NEW WORKS is a night of musical theatre songs by Adam LaPorte. Songs from his three award-winning musicals, as well as nine new originals, will be headlined by 18 performers in this adaptive artform we now know and love - the online cabaret.

Review Roundup: FLY at La Jolla Playhouse - What Did The Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: FLY at La Jolla Playhouse - What Did The Critics Think?
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse's Fly is currently playing through March 29 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre! The cast features Storm Lever (Playhouse/Broadway productions of SUMMER: The Donna Summer Musical) as 'Wendy' and Lincoln Clauss (Bat Out of Hell) as 'Peter Pan.' They are joined by Eric Anderson as 'Hook,' Victor E. Chan as 'Boris,' Audrey Cymone as 'Slightly/Jane,' Jeremy Davis as 'Noodler,' Nick Eibler as 'Nibs,' Collin Jeffery at 'Curly,' Nehal Joshi as 'Smee,' Liisi LaFontaine as 'Crocodile,' Isabelle McCalla as 'Tink,' Sean Pope as 'Twins,' David Price as 'Skylights,' Daniel Quadrino as 'Toodles,' Daniel Stewart Sherman as 'Max,' along with ensemble members Hettie Barnhill, Dayna Jarae Dantzler, Victoria Fiore, Shonica Gooden, Amara Granderson, Masumi Iwai, Emily Grace Kersey, Kamille Upshaw and Naomi C. Walley; and Lillith Freund, Jimmy Larkin, Jake Millgard and Alexia Sky as Swings.

Photo Flash: First Look at FLY at La Jolla Playhouse, Starring Storm Lever, Lincoln C Photo Photo Flash: First Look at FLY at La Jolla Playhouse, Starring Storm Lever, Lincoln Clauss, Isabelle McCalla, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 24, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse presents the new musical Fly, based on the J.M. Barrie novel Peter and Wendy.

Eric Anderson, Jeremy Davis & More Join FLY at La Jolla Playhouse Photo Eric Anderson, Jeremy Davis & More Join FLY at La Jolla Playhouse
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 9, 2020

La Jolla Playhouse has announced the complete cast and creative team for its upcoming musical Fly, based on the J.M. Barrie novel Peter and Wendy, with book by Pulitzer Prize finalist Rajiv Joseph (Playhouse's Guards at the Taj, Broadway's Bengal Tiger at the Baghdad Zoo); music by Tony, Emmy and Grammy Award winner Bill Sherman (music director for Sesame Street; orchestrator for In the Heights); lyrics by Obie Award winner Kirsten Childs (The Bubbly Black Girl Sheds Her Chameleon Skin) and Rajiv Joseph, direction by multiple Tony Award-winning producer Jeffrey Seller (Hamilton, Rent, Avenue Q, In the Heights), and co-choreographed by three-time Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler (Hamilton, Bandstand) and Stephanie Klemons (In the Heights). Fly will run February 18 - March 29 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre.

Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards Photo Final Week To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards
by BWW - Dec 23, 2019

There's just one final week to submit votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

December 19th Update: LEGALLY BLONDE - Walnut Street Theatre Leads Best Musical Categ Photo December 19th Update: LEGALLY BLONDE - Walnut Street Theatre Leads Best Musical Category in the BWW Philadelphia Awards Voting
by BWW Staff - Dec 19, 2019

We're heading into the final week of voting for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Vote today to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards Update: LEGALLY BLONDE - Walnut Street Theatre Lead Photo BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards Update: LEGALLY BLONDE - Walnut Street Theatre Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019

There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

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