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Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Front Page, It's Only a Play, Macbeth, The Nance, Dead Accounts, Catch Me If You Can, Impressionism, The Coast of Utopia (Tony Award), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tony nomination), Henry IV (Tony), Hairspray (Tony), Imaginary Friends, The Invention of ... (read more)
 

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Broadway: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, The Front Page, It's Only a Play, Macbeth, The Nance, Dead Accounts, Catch Me If You Can, Impressionism, The Coast of Utopia (Tony Award), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Tony nomination), Henry IV (Tony), Hairspray (Tony), Imaginary Friends, The Invention of ... (read more)
Application Now Open For 21st Annual Directors Lab West Application Now Open For 21st Annual Directors Lab West
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2020

The Directors Lab West Steering Committee is pleased to announce the 21st annual Directors Lab West, once again in partnership with the Pasadena Playhouse, Artistic Director Danny Feldman, and Boston Court Pasadena, Artistic Director Jessica Kubzansky, both contributing to host this eight-day theater intensive conference. (more...)

BWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Morrison Center BWW Review: FIDDLER ON THE ROOF at Morrison Center
by Jessa moore - Jan 9, 2020

Family, tradition, and community, are three words used to describe the incredible production of Fiddler On The Roof that stopped by the Morrison Center. Fiddler on the Roof follows the story of Tevye, a poor milkman and his family as they work through the traditions of their people. Tevye struggles to decide which is more important, his family or his devotion to God. Despite the things that enter the path, From weddings being destroyed to a daughter leaving home. It seems each event that happens, pulls Tevye further and further from his breaking point. Though he communicates often with the audience and God through one-liners, we see him slowly being torn more and more. He soon learns to try to keep a balance between God, and the changing world can be compared to a fiddler on a roof. (more...)

Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Philip Pearlstein, and Sandra DiPasqua Receive 2019 Father George Moore Artistic Impact Awards Photo Flash: Andre De Shields, Philip Pearlstein, and Sandra DiPasqua Receive 2019 Father George Moore Artistic Impact Awards
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2019

Three-time Tony Award winning Director Jack O'Brien presented Actor André De Shields, who celebrated the 50th year of his acting career in 2019 by scoring his first Tony Award, for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical for his role as Hermes in Hadestown, with the 2019 Father George Moore Artistic Impact Award at Encore Ovation – A Celebration of Aging Through Art at Sardi's on November 18. O'Brien directed De Shields in The Full Monty and Impression on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Old Globe's 22nd Annual Production of DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! Photo Flash: The Old Globe's 22nd Annual Production of DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

The Old Globe's 22nd annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! opens Friday, November 15 at 7:00 p.m. The holiday musical will run through December 29 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews began November 10. The Grinch is directed by James Vásquez, with book and lyrics by Timothy Mason and music by Mel Marvin. The original production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! was conceived and directed by Jack O'Brien with additional lyrics by Theodor S. Geisel, additional music by Albert Hague, and original choreography by John DeLuca. (more...)

Review Roundup: National Tour of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - What Do the Critics Think? Review Roundup: National Tour of FIDDLER ON THE ROOF - What Do the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Nov 18, 2019

The North American tour of the Tony Award - nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof in underway. A beloved theatrical classic from Tony-winner Joseph Stein and Pulitzer Prize-winners Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick, Fiddler on the Roof is directed by Tony-Award winner Bartlett Sher (South Pacific, The King and I) and choreographed by the acclaimed Israeli choreographer Hofesh Shechter. (more...)


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Tickets For CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY On Sale November 17 Tickets For CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY On Sale November 17
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Broadway In Detroit is thrilled to announce that tickets for the February 18 a?" March 1 engagement of Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY at the Detroit Opera House will go on sale Sunday, November 17. (more...)

Tickets For CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY At Saenger Theatre Go On Sale This Friday Tickets For CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY At Saenger Theatre Go On Sale This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans is thrilled to announce that tickets for Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will go on sale Friday, Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. Presented by the New Orleans Theatre Association, Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, is part of the Hancock Whitney Broadway in New Orleans 2019-2020 season. (more...)

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY On Sale Friday At The Orpheum Theatre CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY On Sale Friday At The Orpheum Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2019

The Orpheum Theatre is thrilled to announce that Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will go on sale Friday, November 1 at 10am. Tickets will be available for purchase online at the official Orpheum Theatre website, www.orpheum-memphis.com, the Orpheum Box Office (901.525.3000), and Ticketmaster.  Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will play at the Orpheum Theatre January 14-19. Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 901.529.4226.  The Orpheum's 2019-2020 Broadway Season is sponsored by Memphis Area Honda Dealers and SunTrust Private Wealth Management. (more...)

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Comes To Boise FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Comes To Boise
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2019

The Velma V. Morrison Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the Boise engagement of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at the MORRISON CENTER from January 3-5, 2020. The tour will launch October 17, 2018 in Syracuse, New York at Landmark Theatre.  (more...)

Lizzie Bea and Marisha Wallace Join Michael Ball In HAIRSPRAY Lizzie Bea and Marisha Wallace Join Michael Ball In HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2019

Further cast to join Michael Ball in Hairspray the Musical a?" the multi-award winning smash hit production which is returning to London for a special, strictly limited season in 2020 - is today announced. (more...)

The Smith Center Is Home For The Holidays With Winter Shows For The Entire Family All Season Long The Smith Center Is Home For The Holidays With Winter Shows For The Entire Family All Season Long
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2019

From the heartwarming story of the mean old Grinch to an evening of impressive moves by your TV favorites from So You Think You Can Dance, The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is your holiday season headquarters for live entertainment with programming fit for the entire family. Tickets for the following engagements are on sale now at TheSmithCenter.com. (more...)

Lizzie Bea To Lead HAIRSPRAY Revival; Marisha Wallace Joins Cast Lizzie Bea To Lead HAIRSPRAY Revival; Marisha Wallace Joins Cast
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 24, 2019

Lizzie Bea and Marisha Wallace join the cast of the West End revival of Hairspray! (more...)

THE GRINCH Is Coming To Steal Christmas In Las Vegas! THE GRINCH Is Coming To Steal Christmas In Las Vegas!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2019

The Smith Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the Las Vegas premiere of Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical inside Reynolds Hall from Nov. 26 - Dec. 1, 2019, including a sensory-friendly performance on Saturday, Nov. 30 at 11 a.m. (more...)

The Old Globe Announces Cast and Creatives of DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS! The Old Globe Announces Cast and Creatives of DR. SEUSS'S HOW THE GRINCH STOLE CHRISTMAS!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

The Old Globe today announced the complete cast and creative team for the Globe's 22nd annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The holiday musical will run November 10 a?' December 29 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Revised Cast Announced For FIDDLER ON THE ROOF At The Kravis Center Revised Cast Announced For FIDDLER ON THE ROOF At The Kravis Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the West Palm Beach engagement of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at the Kravis Center November 12 a?" 17.  The tour will launch October 17, 2018 in Syracuse, New York at Landmark Theatre. Tickets start at $39 and are on sale now. (more...)

BWW Interview: Tom Wopat, Up Close and Personal at The Beach Cafe BWW Interview: Tom Wopat, Up Close and Personal at The Beach Cafe
by Brady Schwind - Oct 18, 2019

Tom Wopat begins a series of Wednesday night concerts at the intimate Beach Cafe on October 23 (more...)

Kravis Center To Present FIDDLER ON THE ROOF National Tour Next Month Kravis Center To Present FIDDLER ON THE ROOF National Tour Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2019

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is proud to present the West Palm Beach engagement of the Tony Award-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at the Kravis Center November 12 a?" 17.  The tour will launch October 17, 2018 in Syracuse, New York at Landmark Theatre. Tickets start at $39 and are on sale now. (more...)

BWW Interview: Adam Fleming of THE DARE PROJECT Opens Up About HAIRSPRAY, TOE PICK, WICKED, BARE and DARE! BWW Interview: Adam Fleming of THE DARE PROJECT Opens Up About HAIRSPRAY, TOE PICK, WICKED, BARE and DARE!
by Ben Rimalower - Oct 9, 2019

Actor-singer-dancer-choreographer Adam Fleming became a part of Broadway history originating the roles of Sketch in Hairspray and Lucas in Bare. In 2005, he starred in David Brind and Adam Salky's acclaimed short film, Dare, about two teenage boys' tense, spark-filled encounter in a pool following high school play practice. Dare gained a cult following as part of Strand Releasing's 'Boys Life' series and ultimately achieved worldwide popularity via more than 12 Million views on Youtube. The fan fervor (and fan fiction!) eventually inspired a sequel, ten years later. The original and the sequel are now being presented together as The Dare Project and attracting new legions of fans. (more...)

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