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Pathological Procrastinators, Your Broadway-Tangential Gift Guide is Here
by Matt Tamanini - Dec 16, 2015

With just over a week until Christmas, it is time for all of us pathological procrastinators to get our butts in gear. Whether it is braving the insanity of the mall or paying for express shipping, we need to suck it up and start Christmas shopping!

BWW Review: Playhouse's I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE Is . . . Nigh Perfect
by Joseph Baker - Dec 7, 2015

During the Holiday Season, theatregoers looking to dodge 'fairy dust' and seek for something beyond the shadow of the Ghost of Christmas Future might as well have a Christmas stocking with a hole in it. Occasionally, the 'grownups' might find something like the dark and challenging THE SEAFARER, which played to meager audiences a few years back at Circuit; despite an exceptional cast (Tony Isbell, Jim Palmer, et al) and a fine production, this beautiful little play failed to bring in the audiences (it was one of my favorite theatrical experiences). The result is that PETER PAN, A TUNA CHRISTMAS, A CHRISTMAS CAROL, and all their Yuletide ilk pretty much dominate the stages -- and why not? They are delightful experiences, eliciting all the joy and sentimentality one craves as the 25th approaches. However, for those who gag on eggnog, Playhouse on the Square has squeezed out a few performances of I LOVE YOU, YOU'RE PERFECT, NOW CHANGE, the 'slice of life' musical with Book and Lyrics by Joe DiPietro and Music by Jimmy Roberts. Ironically, it's Playhouse's 'gift' to those who prefer to leave their Christmas spirit at home.

Varla Jean Merman Plays Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2015

Varla Jean Merman is on her way to Martinis Above Fourth for a one-night only entertainment invasion, tonight, November 7, 2015. 

Varla Jean Merman to Play Martinis Above Fourth | Table + Stage This Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2015

Varla Jean Merman is on her way to Martinis Above Fourth for a one-night only entertainment invasion, November 7, 2015. 

The RRazz Room at the Prince Announces End-of-Year Programming
by Sally Henry Fuller - Nov 6, 2015

The RRazz Room at The Prince is an intimate venue programmed by the entrepreneurs who created the beloved and iconic RRazz Room in San Francisco. The RRazz Room brand has become synonymous with quality entertainment presented at its purest and most intimate form.

Well-Strung to Premiere Holiday Show in New Orleans
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 28, 2015

On the heels of their Billboard Top 10 Classical Crossover album, Well-Strung returns to New Orleans with a world premiere holiday show featuring Varla Jean Merman. 'A Well-Strung Christmas' will have its world premiere at Cafe Istanbul on November 27, 28, and 29. The new show has been devised by Well-Strung, Mark Cortale and director Richard Jay-Alexander, and features the group's own unique pop-classical spin on some of the most beautiful and traditional holiday favorites. The new show hosted by Varla Jean Merman will feature holiday favorites like 'Silent Night' and irreverent newly-observed versions of songs like 'I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus' and 'Sleighride,' all the way to George Michael's 'This Christmas' and everything in between. For tickets and information please visit www.broadwaynola.com.

THE QUEEN OF BINGO Set for Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre, 11/15
by Tyler Peterson - Oct 26, 2015

Get ready to howl with laughter! On Sunday, November 15 at 2:00PM, join us at the Morris Museum's Bickford Theatre for a production of 'The Queen of Bingo.'

BWW Review: GROUNDLINGS RED LIGHT DISTRICT Provides Multiple Happy Endings Laughing
by Gil Kaan - Aug 15, 2015

GROUNDLINGS RED LIGHT DISTRICT, most assuredly continues The Groundling's well-earned reputation of being one of the funniest improvisational and sketch comedy troupes in Los Angeles, if not the entire United States. Ably directed by Karen Maruyama, the evening features the talented Groundling members Mikey Day, Allison Dunbar, Andrew Friedman, Kevin Kirkpatrick, and Michael Naughton.

The RRazz Room at the Prince Opens 9/18
by Tyler Peterson - Aug 12, 2015

The RRazz Room at The Prince is an intimate venue programmed by the entrepreneurs who created the infamous and iconic RRazz Room in San Francisco. The RRazz Room brand has become synonymous with quality entertainment presented at its purest and most intimate form. The unique space allows patrons to experience all their favorite entertainers up close and personal. The RRazz Room venues (also located in Coral Springs, FL, South Miami-Dade, FL, and New Hope, PA) present performances by local and national artists from a wide variety of musical and theatrical genres including Broadway, pop, opera, gospel, drag, comedy, rhythm & blues, and jazz. The RRazz Room at the Prince is located within the historic Prince Theater, 1412 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pa. 19102 (near the corner of Broad and Chestnut Streets on the Avenue of the Arts).

BWW Reviews: 2nd Annual Chicago Musical Theatre Festival Kicks Off
by Patrick O'Brien - Jul 2, 2015

Underscore Theatre's Musical Theatre Festival is back with a bumper crop of new and original musicals. What's chaff and what's wheat? Read on!

BWW Reviews: MURDER FOR TWO a Devious Delight at the Geffen
by Don Grigware - Jun 5, 2015

No surprise that the little musical comedy with a big bang, Murder for Two by Joe Kinosian and Kellen Blair took off-Broadway by storm in 2013! Described as 'a musical comedy with a dash of Agatha Christie', it actually defies classification. Yes, it has music and a murder mystery plot and is screamingly funny, but it's a whole lot more. Only two performers provide as much or more entertainment than a big over-produced, full cast Broadway show. It covers a lot of ground in 100 minutes and with Jeff Blumenkrantz playing a bevy of suspects, both male and female, Brett Ryback essaying officer Marcus Moskowitz, who is determined to be promoted to detective by the end of the play - both of whom play the piano with a feverish passion - and guided by director Scott Schwartz's super-fast pace and frenetic staging, it's like a colossal roller coaster ride that while barreling along could at any second lose control, but never does. Now onstage at the Geffen Playhouse, audiences will be thrilled and bedazzled through August 2.

BWW Reviews: Hop on Board CHICO'S ANGELS 2 LOVE BOAT CHICAS for a Two-Hour Non-Stop Laugh Fest of '70s Nostalgia!
by Gil Kaan - Apr 6, 2015

The best scripted comedy drag show in Los Angeles, this episode of the hysterical Hispanic spoof of the 1970's hit TV show Charlie's Angels receives a hilarious mash-up with another '70s hit The Love Boat.

Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & Varla Jean Coming to Nourse Theater this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2015

Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed 'The Mayor of Broadway,' this unique series arrives this winter at The Nourse Theater with two concerts scheduled for Megan Hilty on February 7th and Cheyenne Jackson on March 14th.

Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson and More Lead 2015 Broadway Concert Series in San Francisco, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2015

Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed 'The Mayor of Broadway,' this unique series arrives this winter at The Nourse Theater with two concerts scheduled for Megan Hilty tonight, February 7th and Cheyenne Jackson on March 14th.

Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & Varla Jean Coming to Nourse Theater this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed 'The Mayor of Broadway,' this unique series arrives this winter at The Nourse Theater with two concerts scheduled for Megan Hilty on February 7th and Cheyenne Jackson on March 14th.

Vanessa Williams Set for Broadway at The Nourse Concert Series
by Tyler Peterson - Jan 12, 2015

Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky, this unique series will debut this winter at The Nourse Theater with two concerts. First up will be the red-hot star of TV's ‚ÄúSmash‚ÄĚ and Broadway's ‚ÄúWicked,‚ÄĚ Megan Hilty on February 7th, followed by Grammy, Emmy, and Tony Award nominated superstar Vanessa Williams on April 25.

Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson and More Lead 2015 Broadway Concert Series in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed "The Mayor of Broadway," this unique series arrives this winter at The Nourse Theater with two concerts scheduled for Megan Hilty on February 7th and Cheyenne Jackson on March 14th.

Megan Hilty, Cheyenne Jackson & Varla Jean Coming to Nourse Theater this Winter
by Tyler Peterson - Nov 21, 2014

Hosted by Sirius XM Radio Star Seth Rudetsky whom the New York Times dubbed 'The Mayor of Broadway,' this unique series arrives this winter at The Nourse Theater with two concerts scheduled for Megan Hilty on February 7th and Cheyenne Jackson on March 14th.

Carol Burnett Penning Book About Her Long-Running Variety Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2014

According to the Wall Street Journal, current Love Letters star Carol Burnett is writing a book about her career-making '60s and '70s CBS variety show. She revealed the project during an event with Rosie O'Donnell at the 92nd Street Y in New York City on November 2.

BWW Reviews: Jobsite Theater's VAMPIRE LESBIANS OF SODOM
by Peter Nason - Nov 2, 2014

Zachary Hines shines in a performance that could be considered a master class in camp.

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