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Bio:
Eric Petersen is an actor who has worked extensively in both Television and on the Broadway stage. Most notably he played the character Arlo Barth on the TVLand sitcom "Kirstie". He recently finished a very successful run playing the lead role in the hit Broadway show "School of Rock" as Dewey ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Eric Petersen is an actor who has worked extensively in both Television and on the Broadway stage. Most notably he played the character Arlo Barth on the TVLand sitcom "Kirstie". He recently finished a very successful run playing the lead role in the hit Broadway show "School of Rock" as Dewey ... (read complete bio)
Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; Found's Theatre AMERICA Photo Last Chance To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; Found's Theatre AMERICAN IDIOT Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 27, 2021

This is the last chance to vote for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; Found Theatre's AMERICA Photo Final Weeks To Vote For The BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards; Found Theatre's AMERICAN IDIOT Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 20, 2021

Time is running out to vote for for the 2021 BroadwayWorld Los Angeles Awards! The 2021 Regional Awards honor productions which had their first performance between October 1, 2020 through September 30, 2021.

BWW Interview: Lisa Howard of WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME at 54 Below Talks About Her  Photo BWW Interview: Lisa Howard of WHAT CHRISTMAS MEANS TO ME at 54 Below Talks About Her New Album and What's Next
by Ricky Pope - Nov 26, 2021

There are some people who manage to make everything look so easy, even the difficult things. Lisa Howard is just such a person. She has worked with some of the best and brightest on Broadway. She has won a Drama Desk Award and been nominated for another. Her powerhouse voice feels as effortless as a cool breeze on a summer day. She’s been directed by James Lapine, David Hyde Pierce, Joe Mantello, Bartlett Sher, and Christopher Ashley, and yet it always looks like she glided on from the wings and just made up something brilliant.

BWW Interview: Kritzerland's Multi-Talented Bruce Kimmel â€" A Man Wearing Many Hats Photo BWW Interview: Kritzerland's Multi-Talented Bruce Kimmel â€" A Man Wearing Many Hats
by Gil Kaan - Jul 14, 2021

Kritzerland will resume its LIVE presentations at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s with KRITZERLAND’s 114th July 28, 2021. Bruce Kimmel, the mastermind behind (and front center) of Kritzerland made some time available between his creative multi-taskings to talk about Kritzerland and his various other accomplishments.

New York Theatre Barn to Present Works By Students of Tony Award-Winning Composer Wil Photo New York Theatre Barn to Present Works By Students of Tony Award-Winning Composer William Finn
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 10, 2021

New York Theatre Barn will present concerts of work written by members of Tony Award-winning writer William Finn’s (Falsettos, Spelling Bee) first two virtual Master Classes in Lyric Writing. The non-profit theatre company that serves as a home for original culture shifting musicals during incubation will offer two free live stream presentations.

KEVIN CAN F**K HIMSELF Premieres June 20 on AMC Photo KEVIN CAN F**K HIMSELF Premieres June 20 on AMC
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Apr 22, 2021

Kevin Can F**K Himself follows the story of Allison McRoberts (Murphy), a woman we all grew up believing we knew: the prototypical Sitcom Wife. She’s beautiful and can take a joke (though she’s usually the butt of them).

VIDEO: Broadway's Best Unite for Emotional, Gender-Bending, BROADWAY BACKWARDS- Watch Photo VIDEO: Broadway's Best Unite for Emotional, Gender-Bending, BROADWAY BACKWARDS- Watch Now!
by Nicole Rosky - Apr 3, 2021

Broadway Backwards, the annual event where gender doesn't matter but love does, made its virtual premiere earlier this week with special appeals from Chasten Buttigieg, Ariana DeBose, Debra Messing, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tony Shalhoub and Ben Vereen. The stream will be available on demand through 11:59pm tonight, April 3.

Virtual BROADWAY BACKWARDS Breaks Record, Raising $749,555 for BC/EFA and The Center Photo Virtual BROADWAY BACKWARDS Breaks Record, Raising $749,555 for BC/EFA and The Center
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 2, 2021

The virtual edition of Broadway Backwards delivered an emotional and exuberant evening of performances and raised a record $749,555 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center.

BWW Blog: What It's Like Being a POC in the Theatre Industry - An Interview with Libe Photo BWW Blog: What It's Like Being a POC in the Theatre Industry - An Interview with Liberty Mack
by Student Blogger: Bea Mienik - Mar 26, 2021

“But,” she says hopefully, “with the re-spark of the Black Lives Matter movement, I have been able to find my voice in theatre, as well as socially.” “We still have so much work to do.” she continues. “And there are so many performers, as well as organizations, putting in the work for things to change; to push for equity on and off the stage.”

Cynthia Erivo, Andrew Rannells, Tituss Burgess and More Join Virtual BROADWAY BACKWAR Photo Cynthia Erivo, Andrew Rannells, Tituss Burgess and More Join Virtual BROADWAY BACKWARDS - Full Cast Announced!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 26, 2021

Broadway Backwards, the annual event where gender doesn’t matter but love does, is set to make its virtual premiere this Tuesday, March 30, 2021, with special appeals from Chasten Buttigieg, Ariana DeBose, Debra Messing, Sheryl Lee Ralph, Tony Shalhoub and Ben Vereen.

TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT Encore Benefit Performance Streams One Night Only This Saturday Photo TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT Encore Benefit Performance Streams One Night Only This Saturday
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2021

TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT is back by popular demand for One Night Only! Saturday, March 13 at 5:00 pm (PST). An original streaming musical written specifically for the online world in which we are living with book, music, lyrics and directed by Bruce Kimmel, with musical direction and orchestrations by Richard Allen. Edited by Marshall Harvey (The Burbs, Small Soldiers, Looney Tunes: Back in Action).

Encore Presentation Announced for Kritzerland's TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT Starring Eric Pet Photo Encore Presentation Announced for Kritzerland's TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT Starring Eric Petersen and Hartley Powers
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 5, 2021

Kritzerland’s Tonight’s The Night, an original streaming musical written specifically for the online world in which we're all living, premiered for three performances in February 2021. It will repeat for one performance only. 

Kritzerland Presents World Premiere Zoom Musical TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT Photo Kritzerland Presents World Premiere Zoom Musical TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 9, 2021

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Kritzerland presents TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT, an original streaming musical written specifically for the online world in which we're all living.

Kritzerland Presents World Premiere Zoom Musical TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT Photo Kritzerland Presents World Premiere Zoom Musical TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 27, 2021

Just in time for Valentine's Day, Kritzerland presents Tonight's The Night, an original streaming musical written specifically for the online world in which we're all living. 

Virtual Theatre This Weekend: December 12-13- with James Monroe Iglehart, and More! Photo Virtual Theatre This Weekend: December 12-13- with James Monroe Iglehart, and More!
by Nicole Rosky - Dec 12, 2020

Broadway might be dark, but that doesn't mean that theatre isn't happening everywhere! Below, check out where you can get your daily fix of Broadway this weekend, December 12-13, 2020.

What's Streaming? - BroadwayWorld's Definitive Guide for the Holidays Photo What's Streaming? - BroadwayWorld's Definitive Guide for the Holidays
by Taylor Brethauer - Dec 9, 2020

Enjoy these holiday shows online with your family as the Broadway shutdown continues.

VIDEO: Meet Your Favorite Zoo Animals as Kids in MADAGASCAR: A LITTLE WILD Trailer Photo VIDEO: Meet Your Favorite Zoo Animals as Kids in MADAGASCAR: A LITTLE WILD Trailer
by Kelle Long - Aug 20, 2020

We dare you not to squeal while watching the adorable new trailer for MADAGASCAR: A LITTLE WILD. All your favorite zoo animals are just little pups in the new Hulu series based on the 2005 animated classic.

Original Cast Of FOREVER PLAID Will Reunite For The '30th Plaidiversary' On Facebook  Photo Original Cast Of FOREVER PLAID Will Reunite For The '30th Plaidiversary' On Facebook Live
by Stephi Wild - May 16, 2020

Join the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Forever Plaid!

Teri Bibb Joins Cast Of TWISTED BROADWAY 3 At Feinstein's At Vitello's In Studio City Photo Teri Bibb Joins Cast Of TWISTED BROADWAY 3 At Feinstein's At Vitello's In Studio City
by Stephi Wild - Mar 5, 2020

Broadway favorite Teri Bibb (The Phantom of the Opera, She Loves Me) has joined the cast of Twisted Broadway 3, the third annual Theatre LA Cares fundraiser, this year in support of Red Cross Australia animal rescue, it was announced today by producer Susan Grace. Hosted by Jason Graae (Forever Plaid, Ragtime, Wicked) with musical direction by Jan Roper and directed by Linda Kerns, show time is 8pm on Tuesday, March 10, at Feinstein's at Vitello's in Studio City.

TWISTED BROADWAY 3 Comes to Feinstein's at Vitellos This March Photo TWISTED BROADWAY 3 Comes to Feinstein's at Vitellos This March
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 18, 2020

Theatre LA Cares has announced the third annual Twisted Broadway fundraiser, this year in support of Red Cross Australia animal rescue. Hosted by Jason Graae with musical direction by Jan Roper and directed by Linda Kerns, the curtain will rise at 8pm on Tuesday, March 10, at Feinstein's at Vitello's in Studio City.

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