BWW Interview: Dir. Greg Grobis Talks Blood, Camp, & Comedy - Everything That is EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL at the City Theatre! BWW Interview: Dir. Greg Grobis Talks Blood, Camp, & Comedy - Everything That is EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL at the City Theatre!
by Katie Laban - Sep 24, 2019

Evil Dead: The Musical returns for its tenth and final season in Detroit beginning September 26th at the City Theatre. The hilarious and bloody tradition is packed full of talented local cast members - new and returning - all ready to bring the musical version of Sam Raimi's 80's cult classic film to life. Returning cast members include David Schoen as Jake and Garrett Michael Harris as Ash. Evil Dead: The Musical is the old familiar story: boy and friends take a weekend getaway to an abandoned cabin, boy expects to get lucky, boy unleashes ancient evil spirit, friends turn into Candarian Demons, boy fights until dawn to survive. Why don't we let the director, Greg Grobis, tell you more about the 'splatter comedy of camp and blood' as he describes the show in our interview with him below... (more...)

An Abundance of Positivity at the Industry Minds Awards An Abundance of Positivity at the Industry Minds Awards
by Cindy Marcolina - Sep 23, 2019

A year ago to the week Scarlett Maltman and Cathy Read, tired of the lack of active conversations on mental health, sat down and launched the Industry Minds podcast to tackle the subject and tear down the barriers that come with it. (more...)

Industry Minds Awards Set for 22 September Industry Minds Awards Set for 22 September
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2019

The Industry Minds Awards will be held on Sunday 22nd September at The Piano Works West End. The ceremony will recognise those pioneering and furthering mental and physical health in the creative arts, in the hope of raising awareness of mental health support in the arts and recognising those who make a huge difference (more...)

BWW Review: 1940s Nostalgia in the Charming Rendition of SOUTH PACIFIC at Artscape Opera House BWW Review: 1940s Nostalgia in the Charming Rendition of SOUTH PACIFIC at Artscape Opera House
by Lindsay Kruger - Jul 23, 2019

The latest Rodgers & Hammerstein offering from Cape Town's G&S Society was welcomed at Artscape Opera House this past weekend with standing ovations. SOUTH PACIFIC is described as an 'epic musical romance' and this latest revival of the classic breathes technicolor life into a legendary theatrical think piece. (more...)

Overtone Industries Presents A Revival Of KATY CRUEL: A PLAY WITH SONGS Overtone Industries Presents A Revival Of KATY CRUEL: A PLAY WITH SONGS
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2019

Overtone Industries is proud to present a revival of one its very first shows, Katy Cruel: A Play with Songs, running for two performances over the second weekend of June on Saturday, June 8 and Sunday, June 9, 2019 at a private site-specific location near Burbank, California. Directed by O-Lan Jones with libretto and music by Jones and Kathleen Cramer, (more...)

BWW Review: BILOXI BLUES REDUX at New Theatre Restaurant BWW Review: BILOXI BLUES REDUX at New Theatre Restaurant
by Alan Portner - Mar 6, 2019

Veteran character actor Peter Scolari stars in a featured role in the New Theatre production of Neil Simon's "Biloxi Blues." (more...)

Utah Symphony Presents Lerner And Loewe's MY FAIR LADY Utah Symphony Presents Lerner And Loewe's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Bring a valentine to enjoy the production of Lerner and Loewe's "My Fair Lady" with the Utah Symphony playing the exquisite musical score in Abravanel Hall on February 15 & 16 7:30 PM. This classic Broadway hit will be performed by Broadway singers in period costumes and the Utah Symphony will play under the direction of Utah Symphony Associate Conductor Conner Gray Covington. Tickets, priced from $18 to $69 ($10 for students), are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787. (more...)

Utah Symphony Presents Lerner And Loewe's MY FAIR LADY Utah Symphony Presents Lerner And Loewe's MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

Bring a valentine to enjoy the production of Lerner and Loewe's "My Fair Lady" with the Utah Symphony playing the exquisite musical score in Abravanel Hall on February 15 & 16 7:30 PM. This classic Broadway hit will be performed by Broadway singers in period costumes and the Utah Symphony will play under the direction of Utah Symphony Associate Conductor Conner Gray Covington. Tickets, priced from $18 to $69 ($10 for students), are available for purchase through www.utahsymphony.org or by calling (801) 355-2787. (more...)

MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Comes to New Spire Arts Stages MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Comes to New Spire Arts Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2019

An Actors Equity Members' Project Code Production -- sponsored by Endangered Species (theatre) Project -- presents Shakespeare's comedy of wit, Much Ado About Nothing, now set in the late 1920s with Cabaret Style Seating -- at New Spire Arts Stages, 15 West Patrick Street in downtown Frederick, MD. (more...)

Philadelphia And Main Line Neighborhoods Announce Tree Lighting And Hanukkah Celebrations Philadelphia And Main Line Neighborhoods Announce Tree Lighting And Hanukkah Celebrations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2018

The Delaware Valley will light up for the holiday season with Christmas Tree lighting ceremonies in four major neighborhoods and towns. Downtown Ardmore, South Street Headhouse District, East Passyunk Avenue and Old City District will all light up their Christmas and Holiday trees in the coming weeks - with Downtown Ardmore on Black Friday, November 23rd at 6:00pm in Schauffele Plaza, East Passyunk Business Avenue Business Improvement District on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:00pm at the Singing Fountain, Old City District and Historic Holidays in Old City continues on Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 5:00pm at the Betsy Ross House, and South Street Headhouse District on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at 4:00pm at the Historic Headhouse Shambles. Santa Claus is coming to town and will join the celebration in Downtown Ardmore, on South Street and on East Passyunk Avenue. He will arrive by Fire Truck in Ardmore and on South Street. On East Passyunk, look for him to make a surprise entrance.  (more...)

MISPRONOUNCE Looks At Ingrained Prejudice at The Marsh San Francisco MISPRONOUNCE Looks At Ingrained Prejudice at The Marsh San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2018

The Marsh San Francisco presents Irma Herrera's solo show Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name?, a new work that weaves history and comedic insights into stories about names, shedding light and throwing shade on societal prejudices and assumptions. When giving her name its correct Spanish pronunciation, she often gets the "where are you from?" question. The assumption: that she is a foreigner. Irma's family has been in South Texas for generations, and the award-winning social justice activist, lawyer, and journalist thinks of herself as American as apple pie. Irma's notes from American history and laugh out-loud humor invite audience members to consider what it will take for everyone to get along. Post-show talkbacks, featuring experts in everything from civil liberties to laws related to baby naming, will be offered throughout the run. (more...)

MISPRONOUNCE Looks At Ingrained Prejudice at The Marsh San Francisco MISPRONOUNCE Looks At Ingrained Prejudice at The Marsh San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

The Marsh San Francisco presents Irma Herrera's solo show Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name?, a new work that weaves history and comedic insights into stories about names, shedding light and throwing shade on societal prejudices and assumptions. When giving her name its correct Spanish pronunciation, she often gets the "where are you from?" question. The assumption: that she is a foreigner. Irma's family has been in South Texas for generations, and the award-winning social justice activist, lawyer, and journalist thinks of herself as American as apple pie. Irma's notes from American history and laugh out-loud humor invite audience members to consider what it will take for everyone to get along. Post-show talkbacks, featuring experts in everything from civil liberties to laws related to baby naming, will be offered throughout the run. (more...)

TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM Comes to Charm City Fringe TOO HIP FOR THE ROOM Comes to Charm City Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2018

Take a Swedish Band (that isn't technically a band) and a handful of brilliant Baltimore based improvisers, and what do you get? The Siegfried Olsson Band presents Too Hip for the Room, a sketch comedy show that combines the talents of YouTube sketch group, the Siegfried Olsson Band with members of the Baltimore Improv Group, and the Baltimore/DC area producer of Mortified.  (more...)

BWW Interview: Jamie Warrow of EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL at The City Theatre says It's a Bloody, Campy Take on the Horror Genre! BWW Interview: Jamie Warrow of EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL at The City Theatre says It's a Bloody, Campy Take on the Horror Genre!
by Katie Laban - Sep 25, 2018

The hysterical, gory tradition of Evil Dead: The Musical is returning to the City Theatre starting September 27th inside Hockeytown Cafe in Detroit. The cult classic is a favorite here in the Motor City, which is the reason it is back for a tenth season packed full of talented local cast members - some brand new and others excitedly welcomed back. Evil Dead: The Musical is based on Sam Raimi's 1980's cult classic films and have all the horror, gore, and theatre campiness that audience members want. Director and producer, Jamie Warrow, took time out of her busy schedule before the show opens on September 27th at the City Theatre to speak with BroadwayWorld Detroit about her love for the production, what it has been liking working on it for the past ten years, and what makes this year of Evil Dead: The Musical so special. (more...)

MISPRONOUNCE Looks At Ingrained Prejudice at The Marsh San Francisco MISPRONOUNCE Looks At Ingrained Prejudice at The Marsh San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018

The Marsh San Francisco presents Irma Herrera's solo show Why Would I Mispronounce My Own Name?, a new work that weaves history and comedic insights into stories about names, shedding light and throwing shade on societal prejudices and assumptions. When giving her name its correct Spanish pronunciation, she often gets the "where are you from?" question. The assumption: that she is a foreigner. Irma's family has been in South Texas for generations, and the award-winning social justice activist, lawyer, and journalist thinks of herself as American as apple pie. Irma's notes from American history and laugh out-loud humor invite audience members to consider what it will take for everyone to get along. Post-show talkbacks, featuring experts in everything from civil liberties to laws related to baby naming, will be offered throughout the run. (more...)

Overtone Presents New Ritualistic Opera CYNOSEMMA Overtone Presents New Ritualistic Opera CYNOSEMMA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

Overtone Industries, in collaboration with By The Souls of Our Feet (BTSOOF), is proud to present Part I of their epic tale, Cynosemma: A Dirge from the Dog's Tomb, running for four performances over the weekend of Friday, August 17th through Sunday, August 19, 2018. Co-Directed by Nathan Singh and Sabina Zuniga Varela with music by O-Lan Jones and libretto by Megan Breen, Cynosemma is a ritualistic opera ripped from the myth of Hecuba. Part I is a ceremonial exploration of the ancient but immediate clash between possession and liberation. The infamous Queen of Troy (played by Jones), along with her daughters and a tribe of women face off with the men responsible for the fall of their city. The limited engagement will take place at Son of Semele (3301 Beverly Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90004). Audience members are invited to stay afterwards for refreshments and a post-show symposium. For additional information, please visit http://www.overtoneindustries.org/current_productions. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ringwald Presents THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW Photo Flash: Ringwald Presents THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2018

It's time to do the Time Warp again, as The Rocky Horror Show returns to The Ringwald Theatre this summer for a four week run of cross-dressing, sexual exploration, and science fiction. (more...)

Len Cariou to Star in Peter Scolari Directed Readings of HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND Len Cariou to Star in Peter Scolari Directed Readings of HARRY TOWNSEND'S LAST STAND
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

Dennis Grimaldi will present Tony®Award-winner Len Cariou (Sweeney Todd) in two staged readings ofHarry Townsend's Last Stand, a new play by George Eastman.  Directed by two-time Emmy®Award-winner Peter Scolari (Wicked) and featuring Warren Bub ('Gotham'), the readings will be held on Monday, May 21 and Tuesday, May 22 at 3pm at Nola Studios (250 West 54th Street - 10th Floor/Studio 1). (more...)

Photo Flash: Winners Announced For the 2018 Olivier Awards Photo Flash: Winners Announced For the 2018 Olivier Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2018

The Olivier Awards were held last night, Sunday, April 8, at London's Royal Albert Hall. Check out photos below of all of the winners! (more...)

Joe Pasquale, Marti Pellow and Hayley Tamaddon to Lead ALADDIN Panto at The Bristol Hippodrome Joe Pasquale, Marti Pellow and Hayley Tamaddon to Lead ALADDIN Panto at The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2017

The Bristol Hippodrome is delighted to announce that comedy legend Joe Pasquale, recording and musical theatre star Marti Pellow and Emmerdale and Coronation Street's Hayley Tamaddon will lead the cast in this year's magical family pantomime Aladdin, from Today 9 December 2017. (more...)

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