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Photo Flash: First Look at SOUVENIR at Walnut Street TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at SOUVENIR at Walnut Street Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre's 2017-2018 Independence Studio on 3 season opens with Broadway's tribute to a woman of song, SOUVENIR, A FANTASIA ON THE LIFE OF FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS. Written by Stephen Temperley and directed by Debi Marcucci, the production continues through October 15th. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Riot with Three Come to Bridge Street Theatre on 9/30Riot with Three Come to Bridge Street Theatre on 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

The dynamic classical trio Riot with Three Alison Davy, soprano, Javier Oviedo, saxophone, and Gene Rohrer, piano make a triumphant return to Catskill's intimate Bridge Street Theatre on Saturday September 30 at 7:30 pm with an eclectic evening of contemporary and classical chamber works entitled 'The Nature of Music'. In this exquisite and wide-ranging program, which includes works by Handel, Hoiby, Assad, Laitman, Arnold, and Borgia, the ensemble celebrates everything from the grandeur of the great outdoors to sugar addiction with a vibrant combination of unbridled joy and dazzling technical expertise. (more...)

Leigh Barrett to Lead SOUVENIR at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!Leigh Barrett to Lead SOUVENIR at the Lyric Stage; Cast, Creatives Set!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Spiro Veloudos remounts one of his favorite productions in celebration of his 20 years as Producing Artistic Director. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Judi Dench & More Attend VICTORIA & ABDUL Premiere at TIFFPhoto Coverage: Judi Dench & More Attend VICTORIA & ABDUL Premiere at TIFF
by Walter McBride - Sep 18, 2017

Judi Dench and more attended the premiere of the new film VICTORIA & ABDUL at this year's Toronto Film Festival. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Milwaukee Rep's SOUVENIR Tells the Tale of Florence Foster JenkinsPhoto Flash: Milwaukee Rep's SOUVENIR Tells the Tale of Florence Foster Jenkins
by BWW News Desk - Sep 9, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater begins the 2017/18 Season with Souvenir, a charming musical comedy beginning performances September 8 - November 5 in the Stackner Cabaret. Directed by Milwaukee Native Laura Braza (Grounded), Souvenir stars Marguerite Willbanks Beauty and the Beast) as Florence Foster Jenkins and Jack Forbes Wilson (Liberace!) as Cosme? McMoon. (more...)

Announcing The Lyceum's 2018 SeasonAnnouncing The Lyceum's 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

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BWW REVIEW: The Absurd True Story Of The Unbelievably Unaware Socialite Florence Foster Jenkins Plays Out In GLORIOUS.BWW REVIEW: The Absurd True Story Of The Unbelievably Unaware Socialite Florence Foster Jenkins Plays Out In GLORIOUS.
by Jade Kops - Sep 8, 2017

Peter Quilter's play GLORIOUS, about the famously terrible amateur soprano Florence Foster Jenkins (Diana McLean), is a highly entertaining look at what happens when self-confidence collides with delusional belief in one's own abilities. (more...)

Walnut Street Theatre Opens Season with SOUVENIR, A FANTASIA ON THE LIFE OF FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINSWalnut Street Theatre Opens Season with SOUVENIR, A FANTASIA ON THE LIFE OF FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2017

Walnut Street Theatre's 2017-2018 Independence Studio on 3 season opens with Broadway's tribute to a woman of song, SOUVENIR, A FANTASIA ON THE LIFE OF FLORENCE FOSTER JENKINS. Written by Stephen Temperley and directed by Debi Marcucci, the production begins with previews on September 12th, opens September 14th and continues through October 15th. (more...)

SOUVENIR and END OF THE RAINBOW Headline Max & Louie's 2017-18 SeasonSOUVENIR and END OF THE RAINBOW Headline Max & Louie's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

Max & Louie Productions announces its eighth season with the hit comedy Souvenir, an affectionate portrait of tone-deaf opera diva Florence Foster Jenkins, and the St. Louis premiere of End of the Rainbow the electrifying Broadway smash about the later years of the legendary Judy Garland.  (more...)

A Hilarious True Story of the World's Worst Opera Singer Comes to SydneyA Hilarious True Story of the World's Worst Opera Singer Comes to Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

???????From 5th to 9th September at Riverside Theatres, Glorious! will tell the hilarious true story of the world's worst opera singer, Florence Foster Jenkins. This West End and world-wide hit was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award -Best New Comedy (2005) and has been seen by two million plus people across six continents! (more...)

SOUVENIR Starts This September at Milwaukee RepSOUVENIR Starts This September at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater begins the 2017/18 Season with Souvenir, a charming musical comedy beginning performances September 8 - November 5 in the Stackner Cabaret.  (more...)

Riverside Theatres, Christine Harris and HIT Productions Present GLORIOUS!Riverside Theatres, Christine Harris and HIT Productions Present GLORIOUS!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

From 5th to 9th September at Riverside Theatres, Glorious! will tell the hilarious true story of the world's worst opera singer, Florence Foster Jenkins. This West End and world-wide hit was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award -Best New Comedy (2005) and has been seen by two million plus people across six continents! (more...)

Full Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric HammersmithFull Casting Announced for THE SEAGULL at Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith today announces full casting for Simon Stephens's new version of Anton Chekhov's highly renowned play, The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Sean Holmes. (more...)

Marguerite Willbanks, Matt Edmonds & Joe Kinosian, Norman Moses and More to Star in Milwaukee Rep's Fall Lineup; Casting Announced!Marguerite Willbanks, Matt Edmonds & Joe Kinosian, Norman Moses and More to Star in Milwaukee Rep's Fall Lineup; Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Milwaukee Repertory Theater announces casting for the 2017/18 Season Fall shows including Souvenir, The Who & The What, Murder For Two, and Holmes and Watson. (more...)

Maureen Lipman to Direct the World Stage Premiere of THE  KNOWLEDGEMaureen Lipman to Direct the World Stage Premiere of THE KNOWLEDGE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Acclaimed actress and writer Maureen Lipman is to direct the world stage premiere of Jack Rosenthal's The Knowledge. (more...)

SOUVENIR to Tell the Story of Florence Foster Jenkins at New London Barn PlayhouseSOUVENIR to Tell the Story of Florence Foster Jenkins at New London Barn Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

New London Barn Playhouse Presents Souvenir: A Fantasia on the Life of Florence Foster Jenkins By Stephen Temperley, running July 12 - 16 at The New London Barn Playhouse, 84 Main Street, New London, NH 03257. Directed by David Edwards++. (more...)

Photo Flash: Full Casting Announced for New Production of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOEPhoto Flash: Full Casting Announced for New Production of FIVE GUYS NAMED MOE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Underbelly Productions have today announced full casting for a brand new production of Clarke Peters' Olivier Award-winning and Tony-Award nominated musical, Five Guys Named Moe. The production will open on 14 September 2017 in a new temporary theatre in Marble Arch, London. Check out photos of the cast below! (more...)

Romy Nordlinger's PLACES to Make World Premiere at 59E59 Before Edinburgh FringeRomy Nordlinger's PLACES to Make World Premiere at 59E59 Before Edinburgh Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Yonder Window Theatre Company and Parity Productions have announced that writer/performer Romy Nordlinger's Places is among the selected performances for this year's East to Edinburgh at 59E59 Theaters (Val Day, Artistic Director; Brian Beirne, Managing Director). Places will play 6 performances in July before traveling to Edinburgh, Scotland for the 2017 Fringe Festival where it will have 25 performances over the month of August (4th - 27th).   (more...)

Meryl Streep, Viola Davis and Adam Grant to headline Massachusetts Conference for WomenMeryl Streep, Viola Davis and Adam Grant to headline Massachusetts Conference for Women
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

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U.S. Premiere of 4000 DAYS Continues Through June 4 at Fulton TheatreU.S. Premiere of 4000 DAYS Continues Through June 4 at Fulton Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre concludes its 2016/2017 Ellen Arnold Groff Studio Series season with the emotionally powerful 4000 Days in the Tell Studio Theatre. The Peter Quilter drama runs through June 4. (more...)

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