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Quinn VanAntwerp Headlines New Podcast Soap Opera Series FOREVER AND A DAY Photo Quinn VanAntwerp Headlines New Podcast Soap Opera Series FOREVER AND A DAY
by Stephi Wild - Jun 29, 2020

Today, the team of Forever And A Day is proud to announce that this new podcast soap opera will debut later this year on the JLJ Media Network; bringing the 90 year old daytime drama genre back to its roots, that was created by Irna Phillips. The series revolves around the Harper, Bennett, and Marshall families, as they overcome life's complexities in the fictional town of Augustus, Illinois.

GOREFEST XVII Starts Tonight At ImprovBoston Photo GOREFEST XVII Starts Tonight At ImprovBoston
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 17, 2019

IRT present the World Premiere of DUCK, a new American drama by Tom Block, founding producer of the International Human Rights Art Festival. Directed by Katrin Hilbe, previews begin October 17 at IRT Theater with opening night slated for Thursday, October 24.

Photo Coverage: First Look at Imagine Productions' CARRIE THE MUSICAL Photo Photo Coverage: First Look at Imagine Productions' CARRIE THE MUSICAL
by Jerri Shafer - Oct 9, 2019

Carrie White is a misfit. At school, she's an outcast who's bullied by the popular crowd, and virtually invisible to everyone else. At home, she's at the mercy of her loving but cruelly over-protective mother. But Carrie's just discovered she's got a special power, and if pushed too far, she's not afraid to use it… Performances are October 11th thru October 20th, 2019 at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215. For tickets or more information, visit: https://www.imaginecolumbus.org/

Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Cincinnati Awards! Photo Final Chance to Vote for the BWW Cincinnati Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 24, 2018

It's the last week to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Cincinnati Awards! Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2018 BWW Cincinnati Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 17, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Cincinnati Awards! Photo Three Weeks Left To Vote For the BWW Cincinnati Awards!
by BWW Staff - Dec 10, 2018

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Vote For The 2018 BWW Cincinnati Awards; MARY POPPINS Leads Best Musical! Photo Vote For The 2018 BWW Cincinnati Awards; MARY POPPINS Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 3, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Award; The Children's Theatre of Cincinnat Photo Vote For The 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Award; The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW Staff - Nov 26, 2018

There's just one month left to vote for the 2018 BroadwayWorld Cincinnati Awards, brought to you by BroadwayHD! Nominations were reader-submitted and now our readers are already setting records as they vote for their favorites. Regional productions, touring shows, and more are all included in the awards, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2017 through September 30, 2018. Our local editors set the categories, our readers submitted their nominees, and now you get to vote for your favorites! Voting will continue through December 31st, 2018.

Photo Coverage: First look at King Avenue Players' OUR TOWN Photo Photo Coverage: First look at King Avenue Players' OUR TOWN
by Jerri Shafer - Mar 7, 2018

Thorton Wilder's Our Town tells the story of the everyday lives of the citizens of a fictional American small town of Grover's Corners through three acts: "Daily Life," "Love and Marriage," and "Death and Eternity." Narrated by a stage manager and performed with minimal props and sets, this show is uniquely suited for our King Avenue sanctuary.  You won't want to miss this telling of Our Town, during its 80th anniversary of its Broadway opening.  Performances run March 8, 9, 10 at 7:30 pm and March 11 at 3:00pm. All performances are at King Avenue United Methodist Church, 299 King Ave., Columbus, OH. Childcare is available during the Friday evening and Sunday matinee performances. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is encouraged.

The Metropolitan Opera Guild Announces New Programs For 2018 Season Photo The Metropolitan Opera Guild Announces New Programs For 2018 Season
by Alan Henry - Jan 12, 2018

The Metropolitan Opera Guild, a premier arts education organization dedicated to enriching people's lives through opera, announced new programs for the 2018 season. These programs will supplement the Metropolitan Opera Guild's robust spring schedule of lectures and events.

BWW Review: A Place More Magical Than Dreams: MSMT's ALICE IN WONDERLAND Captivates Y Photo BWW Review: A Place More Magical Than Dreams: MSMT's ALICE IN WONDERLAND Captivates Young and Old
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Aug 21, 2017

In the opening scene of Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark's Alice in Wonderland, Alice sings of her notion of Wonderland - 'a place where nonsense fills the air, a place more magical than dreams' - and in MSMT's Theatre for Young Audiences' original musical version of this classic, witty nonsense is deliciously blended with flights of imagination to create the perfect fantasy that speaks to audiences of all ages.

Disney's NEWSIES to Take Over Maine State Music Theatre Stage This August Photo Disney's NEWSIES to Take Over Maine State Music Theatre Stage This August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre closes out its 2017 season with the New England Regional Premier of the all-singing, all-dancing, high-energy show, Disney's Newsies. Featuring a score by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, Newsies runs from August 9 - 26. A matinee performance has been added on August 19 at 2 PM.

Photo Flash: Mrs. Lovett Shares SWEENEY TODD Skills You Can Safely Try at Home and Mo Photo Photo Flash: Mrs. Lovett Shares SWEENEY TODD Skills You Can Safely Try at Home and More Saturday Intermission Pics!
by Julie Musbach - Aug 5, 2017

Today is Saturday, and that means it's time for what has become one of the theatre community's most beloved traditions- BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup! This week SWEENEY TODD's Mrs. Lovett shares a makeup tutorial that will have you looking positively Lovett-ly, and PHANTOM OF THE OPERA plays a little understudy/standby/alternate musical chairs. Check out more Saturday Intermission Pics below!

Photo Coverage: MSMT's The Who's TOMMY
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Aug 1, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre presented two sold-out performances of The Who's Tommy, the rock musical by Pete Townshend and Des McAnuff, on July 31, 2017, at Brunswick's Pickard Theater.

BWW Review: An Amazing Journey: MSMT's Riveting and Revelatory TOMMY
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Aug 1, 2017

Midway through the first act of The Who's Tommy, the young protagonist invites his mates and listeners to ride together on his amazing journey. And truly, Maine State Music Theatre's production of the Pete Townshend/DesMcAnuff musical, seen for two performances only at the Pickard Theater July 31 offers its audience just that - a riveting, often raw, perennially relevant, piercingly beautiful account of a boy's painful but ultimately uplifting journey through the darker side of human experience and into the light. The rarely staged 1992 musical version based on the 1969 concept album and rock opera with its sung-through score, narrative told largely in dance, and its sometimes disturbing material poses significant challenges to any company, but MSMT once again proves its artistic mettle. Under the inspired direction of Curt Dale Clark, with the complex choreography of Raymond Marc Dumont and the rousing musical direction of Patrick Fanning, this company of young artists marshals its considerable talents to tackle the ambitious project with energy, passion, and complete professionalism.

Disney's NEWSIES to Take Over Maine State Music Theatre Stage This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre closes out its 2017 season with the New England Regional Premier of the all-singing, all-dancing, high-energy show, Disney's Newsies. Featuring a score by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken, Newsies runs from August 9 - 26. A matinee performance has been added on August 19 at 2 PM.

BWW Review: Electrifying Joy Ride, GREASE Rocks MSMT Stage
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Jul 21, 2017

Rock'n roll, teen rebellion, a collection of quirky, lovable characters, and a musical score seared into the American cultural fabric - all these come together in a breathless and breathtaking joy ride that pulsates with electrifying energy in Maine State Music Theatre's third main stage show, Grease. The Jim Jacobs/Warren Casey musical, which reminisces nostalgically about the joyful, naughty, unforgettable days of senior year in mythical Rydell High in 1959, has seen numerous permutations since its original production as an edgy, raunchy musical play called Vaseline in 1971, to its Broadway debut in 1972 and through various film versions including the iconic 1978 movie starring John Travolta and Olivia Newton-John. Here in its Broadway version, amplified with a number of the favorite songs from the movie, MSMT has created a high-flying confection that is a valentine to a simpler era with just the right sparks of sass and sweetness that combine for an irresistibly engaging evening that is sure to prove the summer theatre scene's mega hit.

Maine State Music Theatre Presents GREASE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre brings Rydell High's senior class of 1959 to the Pickard stage with Grease July 19 - August 5.

Maine State Music Theatre Presents The Who's TOMMY 7/31
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jul 5, 2017

Maine State Music Theatre presents The Who's Tommy for one day only on Monday, July 31 with shows at 2 PM and 7:30 PM.

BWW Review: Sassy, Sweet, Colorful, MSMT Launches Larger-Than-Life GUYS AND DOLLS
by Carla Maria Verdino-S√ľllwold - Jun 30, 2017

Part of the perennial appeal of Frank Loesser's Guys and Dolls lies in the larger-than-life aura of its Damon Runyonesque roots - its fantasy land of gangsters and dolls, Broadway in the Prohibition era, and memorable characters who sing, dance, and deliver wise-cracks. Maine State Music Theatre's new production, the fifth in the company's history, brings this classic to life with a vivid freshness that embraces both the grand framework of the story and the intimacy of its essential heart. Sweet, sassy, and colorful, soaring and ambitious, MSMT's second show of the 2017 season is breathtakingly daring in the way it utilizes all the company's resources to their fullest, all the while that it demonstrates to a new generation why Guys and Dolls both invented and broke the mold for American musical theatre.

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