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Brief 2/21: AT HOME AT THE ZOO Opens, and More! Photo Brief 2/21: AT HOME AT THE ZOO Opens, and More!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: At Home at the Zoo opens off-Broadway tonight at Signature Theatre, and more!

Coming Up This Week in Theatre - 2/17/2018
by - Feb 17, 2018

BroadwayWorld.com's Upcoming Events calendar for the week - updated on 2/17/2018.

Fun House Theatre and Film Presents STIFF Photo Fun House Theatre and Film Presents STIFF
by Stephi Wild - Jan 23, 2018

Fun House Theatre and Film presents STIFF, written by Jeff Swearingen, produced by: Terry D. Loftis, Gregory Patterson, Bren Rapp and Andy Baldwin, and directed by Andy Baldwin. The 12 performance showcase runs February 21- March 3 at TBG Theatre, 312 West 36th Street, New York, NY 10018. Show schedule and ticket link available January 29th at www.funhousetheatreandfilm.com.

A-List Actresses Take Their Turn With A Dallas Classic DAFFODIL GIRLS Photo A-List Actresses Take Their Turn With A Dallas Classic DAFFODIL GIRLS
by Stephi Wild - Dec 28, 2017

In 2013, Fun House Theatre and Film forever changed the landscape of children's theatre in DFW with an original play that defied convention, expectation and possibility, Bren Rapp and Jeff Swearingen's DAFFODIL GIRLS. The production became the talk of the industry, media outlets locally and nationally and after selling out its original run had to be brought back for a second round, with a cast of young actresses ages 6-15 becoming the envy of the adult set of artists who continued to pack a small black box theatre in Plano to experience what became a phenomenon.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards - Round 2! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Leads B Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards - Round 2! AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Leads Best Tour!
by Alan Henry - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Leads Best Tourin Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; AN AMERICAN IN PARIS Leads Best Touring Production!
by Alan Henry - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Joshua Morgan, Nicolas Greco and Mitch Lerner to Lead STIFF NYC Showcase Photo Joshua Morgan, Nicolas Greco and Mitch Lerner to Lead STIFF NYC Showcase
by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Lead Producer Terry D. Loftis, along with producers Bren Rapp and Gregory Patterson and producer/director Andy Baldwin announce the ensemble for the showcase run of award-winning Dallas playwright Jeff Swearingen's original comedy, STIFF.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Firehouse PIPPIN Leads Best Musical! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Dallas Awards; Firehouse PIPPIN Leads Best Musical!
by Alan Henry - Nov 24, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Dallas Playwright Jeff Swearingen's STIFF Slates Off-Broadway Run Photo Dallas Playwright Jeff Swearingen's STIFF Slates Off-Broadway Run
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Dallas-based heavy hitters have joined producers Bren Rapp and Andy Baldwin on their quest to get multi-award winning Dallas playwright Jeff Swearingen's quintessential industry farce, STIFF, Off-Broadway.

Bootstraps Comedy Theater's IN A SOUTHERN CITY to Explore Theme of 'Home' Photo Bootstraps Comedy Theater's IN A SOUTHERN CITY to Explore Theme of 'Home'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2017

On the heels of a successful re-mount of THE BOXER, Bootstraps Comedy Theater continues to experiment with alternative theatrical experiences. In a Southern City is a radio variety show recorded in front of a live studio audience and features comedy, storytelling, and live music.

Bootstraps Comedy Theater's IN A SOUTHERN CITY to Explore Theme of 'Home' Photo Bootstraps Comedy Theater's IN A SOUTHERN CITY to Explore Theme of 'Home'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

On the heels of a successful re-mount of THE BOXER, Bootstraps Comedy Theater continues to experiment with alternative theatrical experiences. In a Southern City is a radio variety show recorded in front of a live studio audience and features comedy, storytelling, and live music.

Jeff Swearingen to Kick Off New Acting Program at DAMPA with ELF JR. and HEATHERS THE Photo Jeff Swearingen to Kick Off New Acting Program at DAMPA with ELF JR. and HEATHERS THE MUSICAL, HIGH SCHOOL EDITION
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Jeff Swearingen, voted BEST THEATER TEACHER (Best of Dallas 2016), has officially joined Dallas Academy of Music and Performing Arts (DAMPA) to direct the upcoming productions, Elf Jr. - The Musical and Heathers - The Musical.

Second Thought to Close 2017 Season with World Premiere of THE NECESSITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Second Thought Theatre closes its 2017 season of change with the world premiere of The Necessities by Dallas-based playwright and artist Blake Hackler. Joel Ferrell, Associate Artistic Director for the Dallas Theater Center, returns to direct after previously directing Othello and Gruesome Playground Injuries for the company.

The Basement Mounts Premiere of Jeff Swearingen's THE CAVEMAN PLAY
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 14, 2017

The Basement hits the stage with their second production, following up their debut earlier this year, with a brand new comedy from Jeff Swearingen, The Caveman Play. Knowing how to pick a venue, this emerging theatre group embarks on their first appearance at The Festival of Independent Theatres, one of the city's most time honored theatrical traditions, now in it's 19th year and known for launching the careers of many professional actors and exposing wide ranging audiences to new companies.

Second Thought to Close 2017 Season with World Premiere of THE NECESSITIES
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Second Thought Theatre closes its 2017 season of change with the world premiere of The Necessities by Dallas-based playwright and artist Blake Hackler. Joel Ferrell, Associate Artistic Director for the Dallas Theater Center, returns to direct after previously directing Othello and Gruesome Playground Injuries for the company.

Line-Up Announced for 19th Annual Festival of Independent Theatres
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2017

Intrepid theatergoers know the place to get their fix of summertime art is the Bath House Cultural Center and the annual Festival of Independent Theatres, presented each summer against the beautiful shores of White Rock Lake.

A BRIEF, ENDLESS LOVE to Premiere at Dallas Comedy House
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Dallas Comedy House is proud to announce the premiere of A BRIEF ENDLESS LOVE, by Matt Lyle, opening June 2nd. Reviewing press are invited to attend the show on June 2nd at 9:00 p.m. at the Dallas Comedy House Mainstage Theater - 3025 Main St ‚ÄĘ Dallas, TX. Arrangements can made for other dates.

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/5 - Dallas Opera's NORMA and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Roundup: Check Out The Top Stories From Dallas You Might Have Missed 5/5 - Dallas Opera's NORMA and More!

Photo Flash: Fun House Theatre and Film presents ROBIN HOOD AND HIS MERRY WOMEN
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 27, 2017

The Dallas Children's Theater Academy and Fun House Theatre and Film present an original comedy from the mind of Jeff Swearingen this May with Robin Hood and his Merry Women. Writer and director Jeff Swearingen turns the classic tale of Robin Hood into a girl-powered rallying cry fit for audiences of all ages. Reflecting our times and comedically using a well-known story to touch on the subjects of equality and fairness, an all youth cast delivers the tale of a band of women who put the HER in Sherwood Forest, May 19-27.

Jeff Swearingen, Andy Baldwin, Matt Lyle to Headline the New York Reading of the Critically Acclaimed and Award Winning Hit from Fun House Theatre and Film
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2017

Fun House Theatre and Film makes its foray into the New York market and adult, professional theater with a reading of the critically acclaimed and multiple award winning original comedy from playwright Jeff Swearingen, STIFF. April, 23 at8:00p.m. at The Crown Theater, 358 W. 44th St. Directed by Jeff Swearingen, the reading will feature former award winning Dallas actor, now based in New York, Andy Baldwin as the producer, Saul Solomon, along with one of our regions's most beloved theatre fixtures, Matt Lyle as the obsessive compulsive writer, Robert Grey, and Swearingen himself in the role of the hapless, hopeless and dimwitted actor, Guy Van. The eight additional roles in the cast will be rounded out with professional New York actors with auditions occurring March 27 at Shelter Studios in New York.

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