FIRST STAGE THEATRE COMPANY Presents NEWSIES at HUNTINGTON HIGH SCHOOL, Opening On March 8th!FIRST STAGE THEATRE COMPANY Presents NEWSIES at HUNTINGTON HIGH SCHOOL, Opening On March 8th!
by Richard Allen - Mar 5, 2019

This past Saturday an impromptu performance at the Huntington Mall began with a shout known to all musical lovers: 'Pulitzer and Hearst, they think we're nothing' Are we nothing'?' To which an excited mob of newsies replied tenaciously, 'No!' Audiences were then treated to an impressive flash mob rendition of 'The World Will Know' during a lull in the Macy's Prom Fashion Event. After this commanding performance, there's no doubt in anybody's mind just how great First Stage Theatre Company's production of Newsies will be. (more...)

Patsy Cline's Memory And Music Shine At Legacy TheatrePatsy Cline's Memory And Music Shine At Legacy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2019

'Crazy', 'Walkin' After Midnight', 'I Fall to Pieces' and more legendary songs are live on stage in Always Patsy Cline! This Country favorite opens January 25th and runs through February 24th. (more...)

Legacy Brings Back The Church Basement Ladies With The Holiday Hit, AWAY IN THE BASEMENTLegacy Brings Back The Church Basement Ladies With The Holiday Hit, AWAY IN THE BASEMENT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2018

The hilarious holiday hit, Away in the Basement: a Church Basement Ladies Christmas is opening at The Legacy Theatre! This charming and quirky musical opens November 16th and runs through December 16th. (more...)

Jim Carrey, Emilia Clarke, and More Win 2018 British Academy Britannia AwardsJim Carrey, Emilia Clarke, and More Win 2018 British Academy Britannia Awards
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

The British Academy Britannia Awards presented by Jaguar Land Rover and American Airlines was held at the Beverly Hilton in Beverly Hills on October 26, 2018. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS To Receive Professional Premiere In Wales, Staged With Integrated Sign LanguageJason Robert Brown's THE LAST FIVE YEARS To Receive Professional Premiere In Wales, Staged With Integrated Sign Language
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Communication breakdown is at the heart of the Welsh premiere of Jason Robert Brown's musical The Last Five Years in a new concept by Leeway Productions using sign language as well as sung English. The story of a powerful love affair will be performed simultaneously through song and movement with West End musical theatre performers and Deaf dancers. Supported by Wales Millennium Centre and in partnership with Blackwood Miners, it will open the Performances for the Curious season at the Centre on 9 November, before touring to Aberystwyth, Caernarfon, Blackwood, Llanelli and Merthyr Tydfil. (more...)

The Legacy Theatre Opens Its 13th Season With DADDY LONG LEGSThe Legacy Theatre Opens Its 13th Season With DADDY LONG LEGS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2018

The touching new Musical Daddy Long Legs is making it's Georgia premiere at the Legacy Theatre! This beautiful Off-Broadway hit opens September 7th and runs through September 30th. (more...)

2018 Suzi Bass Award Nominations Announced2018 Suzi Bass Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2018

The Suzi Bass Awards revealed nominations for the 2017-2018 Atlanta professional theatre season on Monday evening, August 27, to patrons and industry artists. The Suzi Nomination Party was generously hosted by Synchronicity Theatre, at 7:30pm, One Peachtree Pointe, 1545 Peachtree St. NE #102, Atlanta.   (more...)

You Can't Stop The Beat This Summer At Legacy TheatreYou Can't Stop The Beat This Summer At Legacy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2018

The Hit Broadway Musical Hairspray is making a big, bold appearance at the Legacy Theatre! This upbeat and powerful show opens July 6th and runs through August 5th. (more...)

You Can't Stop The Beat This Summer At Legacy TheatreYou Can't Stop The Beat This Summer At Legacy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

The Hit Broadway Musical Hairspray is making a big, bold appearance at the Legacy Theatre! This upbeat and powerful show opens July 6th and runs through August 5th. (more...)

You Can't Stop The Beat This Summer At Legacy TheatreYou Can't Stop The Beat This Summer At Legacy Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2018

The Hit Broadway Musical Hairspray is making a big, bold appearance at the Legacy Theatre! This upbeat and powerful show opens July 6th and runs through August 5th. (more...)

Soho Rep. Extends Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEWSoho Rep. Extends Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2018

In response to popular demand, Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) extends the world premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview, directed by Sarah Benson, through July 22. In Fairview, the Frasier family (MaYaa Boateng, Charles Browning, Roslyn Ruff, and Heather Alicia Simms) is gearing up for Grandma's birthday, and Beverly needs this dinner to be perfect. But the silverware's wrong, the radio's on the fritz, her sister Jasmine is drinking, her husband Dayton isn't helping, her daughter Keisha is a typical teenager, and her brother Tyrone might not show up at all! (more...)

Charles Browning Replaces Lance Coadie Williams In World Premiere Of Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW At Soho RepCharles Browning Replaces Lance Coadie Williams In World Premiere Of Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW At Soho Rep
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director) today announced that actor Charles Browning will take over for Lance Coadie Williams in the world premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview, which Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson directs, and which the downtown Manhattan theater presents in association with Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Due to unforeseen personal circumstances, Williams is unable to continue.The production now runs at Soho Rep. June 2 - July 8, with opening now set for Sunday, June 17.  (more...)

BWW Review: IOLANTHE, Richmond TheatreBWW Review: IOLANTHE, Richmond Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - May 17, 2018

Iolanthe is arguably one of Gilbert and Sullivan's finest works. This frivolous and frothy opera was successfully revived by the ENO earlier this year, but now returns as something a little different. After surprising audiences with an original run at the Union Theatre and then a successful transfer to Wilton's Music Hall in 2011, Sasha Regan returns to her most critically acclaimed production; an all-male Iolanthe. (more...)

Soho Rep. Presents Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEWSoho Rep. Presents Jackie Sibblies Drury's FAIRVIEW
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2018

Soho Rep. (Sarah Benson, Artistic Director; Cynthia Flowers, Executive Director), in association with Berkeley Repertory Theatre, presents the world premiere of Jackie Sibblies Drury's Fairview, directed by Soho Rep. Artistic Director Sarah Benson, May 29 - July 1. Following her "inventive," "pulse-pounding" We Are Proud to Present…(The New York Times, Time Out New York, and New York Magazine Critics' Picks), Sibblies Drury returns to Soho Rep. with Fairview, a play that shows us that nothing's funnier than "family drama." (more...)

Cast Announced for Sasha Regan's All-Male IOLANTHECast Announced for Sasha Regan's All-Male IOLANTHE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2018

A dynamic all-male cast have been announced for the return of Sasha Regan's most critically acclaimed production, Iolanthe - one of Gilbert and Sullivan's most famous operettas. (more...)

The 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Announces Short Film Lineup With Narrative, Documentary, & Animated ShortsThe 17th Annual Tribeca Film Festival Announces Short Film Lineup With Narrative, Documentary, & Animated Shorts
by TV News Desk - Mar 13, 2018

The 17th annual Tribeca Film Festival, presented by AT&T, today announced its lineup of 55 diverse and engaging short films in competition, including 29 world premieres. The selected shorts include a cross-section of international and U.S. filmmakers and were curated from a record 4,754 submissions. For the second year running, 40% of the selections are directed by female filmmakers. The short films will be presented in 10 distinct competition programs, which consist of five narrative, three documentary, one animation, and one hybrid program. The program will also include special screenings and the 12th annual Tribeca/ESPN Sports Film Festival, sponsored by Mohegan Sun. The Shorts Film program, sponsored by Nutella®, runs throughout the Festival, April 18-29. (more...)

Chichester Festival Theatre Announces Its 2018 SeasonChichester Festival Theatre Announces Its 2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2018

Daniel Evans and Rachel Tackley said: 'We're enormously grateful for the warm welcome extended to us by our local community and those visiting from further afield during our first season, which welcomed Chichester's largest-ever Festival audience. (more...)

Austin Film Festival Receives Grant Program Funding from TSLACAustin Film Festival Receives Grant Program Funding from TSLAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

The Texas State Library & Archives Commission (TSLAC) recently awarded funding to Austin Film Festival (AFF) and The Wittliff Collections at Texas State University under its TexTreasures Grant program. Starting September of this year, The Wittliff Collections is confirmed to host more of Austin Film Festival's vast audiovisual archive and feature materials preserved from Festivals and Conferences between 1997-2002. (more...)

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