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Waukesha Civic Theatre Presents ELF THE MUSICAL Photo Waukesha Civic Theatre Presents ELF THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

The Waukesha Civic Theatre presents Elf The Musical, running December 6-22, 2019. As a young orphan, Buddy finds himself mistakenly taken to the North Pole. Raised as an elf, Buddy has no idea who he truly is until his human size and lack of elf-abilities force him to face the truth. This realization sends Buddy on the holiday adventure of a lifetime, traveling to New York City to find his family, himself, and the true meaning of Christmas.

Open Auditions Announced For WCT's ELF THE MUSICAL Photo Open Auditions Announced For WCT's ELF THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2019

Auditions will be held at the Waukesha Civic Theatre Building at 264 West Main Street, Waukesha.

DCPA Theatre Co Names Cast and Creative of LAST NIGHT AND THE NIGHT BEFORE and THE WH Photo DCPA Theatre Co Names Cast and Creative of LAST NIGHT AND THE NIGHT BEFORE and THE WHISTLEBLOWER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2018

The Denver Center Theatre Company is proud to announce full casting and creative team for the world premieres of Donnetta Lavinia Grays' Last Night and the Night Before and Itamar Moses' The Whistleblower.

Sunset's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Captures All the Beauty Photo Sunset's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Captures All the Beauty
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2017

At first blush, 'Disney's Beauty and the Beast' might appear an odd choice for a holiday show. But after seeing Sunset Playhouse's lavish, fun-filled and thoroughly entertaining production there's no doubt it was a wise choice. Plus, the transformation of the Beast is not unlike those in other holiday stories, like 'A Christmas Carol.'

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our Broadway World 5/12 - LA CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP in Burmingham, and More!
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature LE CAGE AUX FOLLES in Singapore, LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS in Birmingham, IN THE HEIGHTS in Connecticut and More!

BWW Review: In Tandem's Enchanting CARNIVAL Circles Audiences In Retro Magic
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - May 5, 2017

Similar to an actual carved and decorated carousel, In Tandem's musical Carnival circles audiences with the sentiment 'Love Makes the World Go Round.' The familiar song from the 1960's production written by Bob Merrill and Michael Stewart in their book, lyrics and music adapted from a 1950's novel titled 'Lilli' happens outside Paris, circa 1920. Carnivals and circuses played to packed audiences before World War ! and the depression, and in their enchanting story a young orphan named Lilli travels from hr past home when her father dies to search for her future, 'where everyone knows her name,' and of course, true love.

Photo Flash: Huntington Theatre Company Presents BEDROOM FARCE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

4 couples. 3 bedrooms. One hilarious night. Trevor and Susannah, with their marriage on the rocks, invade 3 bedrooms of their family and friends over the course of an evening, spreading chaos in their wake. Director Maria Aitken (The 39 Steps, Private Lives) returns for this rollicking comedy of marital misunderstandings.

Aaron Posner's STUPID F***ING BIRD to Play Arden Theatre Company This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2016

Arden Theatre Company opens its 29th season with Aaron Posner's STUPID FUCKING BIRD, 'sort of' adapted from Anton Checkov's The Seagull. Posner, an Arden co-founder and former Artistic Director who has directed nearly 40 productions for the company, also directs his show for the first time. STUPID FUCKING BIRD runs September 15 through October 16, 2016, on the F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia.

Aaron Posner's STUPID F***ING BIRD to Play Arden Theatre Company This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2016

Arden Theatre Company opens its 29th season with Aaron Posner's STUPID FUCKING BIRD, 'sort of' adapted from Anton Checkov's The Seagull. Posner, an Arden co-founder and former Artistic Director who has directed nearly 40 productions for the company, also directs his show for the first time. STUPID FUCKING BIRD runs September 15 through October 16, 2016, on the F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia.

Greendale Community Theatre to Stage Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Greendale Community Theatre (GCT) invites you to become 'part of their world' as it presents the Milwaukee area premier of Disney's The Little Mermaid. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, this fishy fable will capture your heart with its unforgettably singable songs like 'Under the Sea,' 'Kiss the Girl,' and of course, 'Part of Your World.'

BWW Review: AN OPENING IN TIME at Hartford Stage Company
by Karen Bovard - Sep 29, 2015

At the top of Christopher Shinn's new play at Hartford Stage, AN OPENING IN TIME, the lights never dim to blackout. Instead, they brighten to lead us into a familiar suburban world occupied by a collection of characters whose lives intertwine as they yearn, in varied ways, to love and be loved.

Christopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME Premieres at Hartford Stage Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2015

Hartford Stage presents the world premiere of AN OPENING IN TIME by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Connecticut native Christopher Shinn, with direction by Oliver Butler of The Debate Society, from tonight, September 17, through October 11, 2015. AN OPENING IN TIME's central Connecticut setting is inspired by Shinn's hometown of Wethersfield.

Christopher Shinn's AN OPENING IN TIME to Premiere at Hartford Stage This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2015

Hartford Stage presents the world premiere of An Opening in Time by Pulitzer Prize finalist and Connecticut native Christopher Shinn, with direction by Oliver Butler of The Debate Society, from September 17 through October 11, 2015. An Opening in Time's central Connecticut setting is inspired by Shinn's hometown of Wethersfield.

BWW Reviews: Milwaukee's LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS Still Seduces Audiences
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Jun 17, 2015

A little bit of science fiction, a little bit rock 'n roll, All in Productions revisits the 1980's Broadway Musical Little Shop of Horrors based on Roger Corman's 1960 film this summer in Milwaukee. Next Act Theatre offers their intimate stage to the fledging company that gives the production, now 50 years old, spirited soul. To get the audeince in the appropirate mood, when entering the theater, vagrant persons roam through the audience before the performance opens---The Mushnik Flowerl Shop stands amid New York's Skid Row. The raggedy characters beg for money, talk to the audience and pull at their shirts similar to someone experiencing a schizophrenic episode.

Photo Flash: First Look at Oregon Children's Theatre's COLUMBINUS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Sparked by the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, Oregon Children's Theatre's columbinus is a meeting of fact and fiction that explores the events surrounding the shootings and brings to light the dark recesses of American adolescence. This powerful ensemble production, drawn from interviews, police evidence, and the private diaries of the shooters, offers a thoughtful look at the events of this tragic day which still resonate 16 years later. Scroll down for photos of the cast onstage!

OCT Young Professionals to Present COLUMBINUS, 4/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2015

Sparked by the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, Oregon Children's Theatre's columbinus is a meeting of fact and fiction that explores the events surrounding the shootings and brings to light the dark recesses of American adolescence. This powerful ensemble production, drawn from interviews, police evidence, and the private diaries of the shooters, offers a thoughtful look at the events of this tragic day which still resonate 16 years later.

OCT Young Professionals to Present COLUMBINUS, 4/10-19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2015

Sparked by the 1999 massacre at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colorado, Oregon Children's Theatre's columbinus is a meeting of fact and fiction that explores the events surrounding the shootings and brings to light the dark recesses of American adolescence. This powerful ensemble production, drawn from interviews, police evidence, and the private diaries of the shooters, offers a thoughtful look at the events of this tragic day which still resonate 16 years later.

BWW Reviews: THE LIQUID PLAIN Drowns in its Own Incoherency
by Michael Dale - Mar 10, 2015

Naomi Wallace's drama is thick with poetic language and symbolism but exceedingly thin on clear story-telling.

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of Signature's THE LIQUID PLAIN
by Jennifer Broski - Mar 9, 2015

Signature Theatre presents the New York Premiere of The Liquid Plain by Naomi Wallace, directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah. The production runs now through March 29, 2015 in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

Naomi Wallace's THE LIQUID PLAIN Opens Tonight at Signature Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2015

Signature Theatre presents the New York Premiere of The Liquid Plain by Naomi Wallace, directed by Kwame Kwei-Armah. The production runs now through March 29, 2015, with its opening slated for tonight, March 8, in The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center (480 West 42nd Street between 9th and 10th Avenues).

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