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BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Fulton Theatre BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Fulton Theatre
by Rich Mehrenberg - Jan 22, 2020

I would be remiss if I neglected to recognize the real stars of this show...the sets! Set design by William James Mohney was top notch.  Each train setting was elaborate and very detailed (more...)

MOON OVER BUFFALO Comes to The HCCT MOON OVER BUFFALO Comes to The HCCT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

George and Charlotte Hay are fading theatre stars in the 1950s. Currently, they are playing a?oePrivate Livesa?? and a?oeCyrano De Bergeraca?? in rep in Buffalo, New York, with five actors. On the brink of a disastrous split-up caused by George's dalliance with a young ingénue, they receive word that they might have one last shot at stardom. The famous Hollywood director, Frank Capra, is coming to town to see their matinee, and if he likes what he sees, he might cast them in his next movie. (more...)

BWW Review: LEADING LADIES  at Adobe Theatre BWW Review: LEADING LADIES at Adobe Theatre
by Beth Leitman - Jan 21, 2020

Ken Ludwig's Leading Ladies is now playing at Adobe Theatre. Running from January 17th - February 9th, Leading Ladies is considered to be a, 'rare mix of screwball comedy and farce with a tip of the hat to the Billy Wilder classic Some Like it Hot,' by director Lewis Hauser. In addition, 'the characters are real. The situations are real. And that makes for great comedy, as only author Ken Ludwig can imagine it.' Without a doubt, Leading Ladies is great comedy, and makes for an entertaining afternoon. (more...)

LTM's Lunchtime Lecture Series Will Kick of the 60th Season with MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS LTM's Lunchtime Lecture Series Will Kick of the 60th Season with MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

LTM's Lunchtime Lecture Series Kicks of the 60th Season with 'Murder on The Orient Express.' Free and open to the public, this lecture offers an opportunity to learn about LTM's February production, 'Murder on The Orient Express', providing background information about the play, its production history and the playwright and other artists. The discussion is an informal lecture-style with an opportunity to ask questions following the chat. (more...)

Ridgedale Players Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS Ridgedale Players Presents A COMEDY OF TENORS
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

Ridgedale Players is hosting their first production of the new decade, 'A Comedy of Tenors'. This farcical comedy is Ken Ludwig's sequel to the infamous 'Lend Me A Tenor'. Do not worry, you will not need to have seen the first show to enjoy every moment of this adventure! (more...)

Florida Repertory Theatre Will Continue its 22nd Season with A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER Florida Repertory Theatre Will Continue its 22nd Season with A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE & MURDER
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2020

Florida Repertory Theatre has announced the opening of the Tony Award-winning best musical, 'A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder,' to continue its 22nd season in the Fort Myers River District. Playing February 14 to March 4 in the Historic Arcade Theatre, the run includes four nearly sold-out preview performances February 11-13. (more...)

BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Asolo Repertory Theatre BWW Review: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Asolo Repertory Theatre
by Carolan Trbovich - Jan 16, 2020

Who isn't infatuated with trains - such a unique and even elegant way to travel. Although these coaches aren't leaving from Platform 9 ¾ for Hogwarts and your fellow passengers won't be Harry Potter and his curious classmates, the ride will be just as thrilling, if not more so. You'll be joining the infamous Belgian detective Hercule Poirot and a host of very cleverly enigmatic travelers aboard a train filled with mystery and a touch of mayhem. You may have taken this ride before but not quite like this. Asolo Repertory starts its winter season on the fast track with Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS, featuring a new off the rails adaptation by two-time Tony Award-winner Ken Ludwig and pushing full steam ahead with direction by Asolo Rep Associate Artist Peter Amster. (more...)

Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Adds Two Shows Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Adds Two Shows
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

DHT adds two performances to Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express! (more...)

Winners Announced For 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards Winners Announced For 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

Following a record number of nominations and votes, winners have been announced for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards, brought to you by TodayTix!! The nominees were set, audiences voted, and now we get to recognize local theatres and performers for their outstanding achievement! (more...)

Fulton Theatre's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Adds Performances Fulton Theatre's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Adds Performances
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2020

From the reigning queen of Mystery, comes the regional premiere of Agatha Christie's Murder On The Orient Express, adapted by Ken Ludwig. Due to popular demand, four performances have been added to the production, including Sunday, February 9 at 7:30 pm, Tuesday, February 11 at 7:30 pm, Wednesday, February 12 at 7:30 pm and Thursday, February 13 at 7:30 pm. This thrilling ride on the Orient Express, with surprising twists, will keep audiences on the edge of their seats with an All-Star cast of Fulton Favorites. (more...)

Review Roundup: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Asolo Rep - What Did the Critics Think? Review Roundup: MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Asolo Rep - What Did the Critics Think?
by Review Roundups - Jan 13, 2020

Asolo Rep kicks off its winter repertory season with Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. The classic edge-of-your-seat murder mystery will be brought to the stage with a new adaptation by two-time Tony Award-winning master of farce Ken Ludwig and directed by Asolo Rep Associate Artist Peter Amster. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Asolo Rep Photo Flash: First Look at MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2020

Asolo Rep kicks off its winter repertory season with Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS. The classic edge-of-your-seat murder mystery will be brought to the stage with a new adaptation by two-time Tony Award-winning master of farce Ken Ludwig and directed by Asolo Rep Associate Artist Peter Amster. MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS previews January 8 and 9, opens January 10 and runs in rotating repertory through March 8 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

BWW Review: LEND ME A TENOR at Westchester Broadway Theatre Sends In the Clowns BWW Review: LEND ME A TENOR at Westchester Broadway Theatre Sends In the Clowns
by Bruce Apar - Jan 12, 2020

While Lend Me a Tenor's tenor is typically farcical -- breakneck pace, mistaken identities, misunderstandings, overactive hormones, sexual wordplay, frenetic and improbable physicality, and a panoply of slamming doors -- what sets it apart from others of its ilk is the musical conceit that drives the nutty plot. (more...)

Milford's Second Street Players will Start its 40th Season of Shows with MOON OVER BUFFALO Milford's Second Street Players will Start its 40th Season of Shows with MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2020

Milford's Second Street Players will start its 40th season of shows with more than a few laughs. Moon Over Buffalo, a madcap comedy written by Ken Ludwig, opens on January 31. The story centers on George and Charlotte Hay, fading stars of the 1950s. While on the brink of a disastrous split-up cause by George's involvement with a young ingenue, they get word that they might just have one last shot at stardom, starring in a Frank Capra movie. Unfortunately for George and Charlotte, everything that could go wrong does go wrong. (more...)

The Muny Announces 2020 Season Creative Teams The Muny Announces 2020 Season Creative Teams
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2020

The Muny announced today the directors, choreographers and music directors for its 2020 season, which opens June 15 with Kander and Ebb's internationally-acclaimed Chicago. Among the talented list are a mix of Muny favorites and newcomers. In addition to casting, a comprehensive list of design teams for each production will be released later this spring. Telsey + Company is the official casting partner for Muny. (more...)

Cast Announced For MOON OVER BUFFALO At Hill Country Community Theatre Cast Announced For MOON OVER BUFFALO At Hill Country Community Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2020

If you're looking for a raucous good time, the Hill Country Community Theatre has got you covered. Their upcoming show, a?oeMoon Over Buffalo,a?? written by Ken Ludwig a?" running February 13 through March 1, at the Cottonwood Shores venue a?" is high on both energy and laughs. a?oeMoon Over Buffaloa?? opened on Broadway in 1995 and ran for 309 performances. (more...)

THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD Comes to NHTP THE ADVENTURES OF ROBIN HOOD Comes to NHTP
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2020

New Hampshire Theatre Project presents Sherwood: The Adventures of Robin Hood by Ken Ludwig. The production opens Friday January 10th and runs through Sunday January 26th with performances on Friday & Saturday at 8pm, and Sunday at 2pm. More information and tickets, including discounts, can be found at www.nhtheatreproject.org. (more...)

Missoula Community Theatre to Present Ken Ludwig's LEADING LADIES Missoula Community Theatre to Present Ken Ludwig's LEADING LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

The dark January doldrums can be effortlessly shaken off with powerful belly laughs, which is one reason the Missoula Community Theatre is presenting Ken Ludwig's hilarious non-musical farce, Leading Ladies, Jan. 23-Feb. 2 at the MCT Center for the Performing Arts. Ludwig's comedies (Lend Me a Tenor) are legendary for their fast pace, flamboyant characters, and clever antics of mistaken identity. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ken Ludwig and More at Arena Stage's LETTERS AROUND ARENA Photo Flash: Ken Ludwig and More at Arena Stage's LETTERS AROUND ARENA
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020

This past holiday season, Arena Stage partnered with Support Our Soldiers' Letters From Home Campaign. They called it Letters Around Arena and asked their audiences, employees and artists to writer a letter to active duty American Soldiers. (more...)

Fulton Theatre Presents MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS Fulton Theatre Presents MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 31, 2019

From the reigning queen of Mystery, comes the regional premiere of Agatha Christie's Murder On The Orient Express, adapted by Ken Ludwig. The Fulton Theatre is proud to have secured the rights to this new adaptation, running January 16 through February 9, 2020, with previews January 14 & 15. This thrilling ride on the Orient Express, with surprising twists, will keep audiences on the edge of their seats with an All-Star cast of Fulton Favorites. (more...)

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