San Francisco Conservatory Of Music Announces 2018-19 SeasonSan Francisco Conservatory Of Music Announces 2018-19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2018

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) today announces the details of its 2018-19 season, the 101st year of the institution's existence. After celebrating the Conservatory's centennial last season, SFCM looks to the future in its curricular model combining performance, history, and the humanities in thematically linked programming. This season's theme, 'Sound and Image,' brings the fine arts together with classes, concerts, and other events that examine the relationship between music, visual art, and the moving image. (more...)

Photo Flash: 42 Street Moon presents THE SECRET GARDENPhoto Flash: 42 Street Moon presents THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2017

San Francisco's acclaimed 42nd Street Moon has announced the full cast and creative team for the 2017-2018 season's Holiday production, the Tony Award-winning family favorite The Secret Garden. Based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, (more...)

VIDEO: Watch Highlights from 42nd Street Moon's THE SECRET GARDENVIDEO: Watch Highlights from 42nd Street Moon's THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2017

San Francisco's acclaimed 42nd Street Moon presents the 2017-18 season's holiday production, the Tony Award-winning family favorite The Secret Garden. Based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden has a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman ('night, Mother) and music by Grammy Award-winner Lucy Simon. The Secret Garden begins tonight, December 6, for a run through December 24, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Cast Announced for 42nd Street Moon's Holiday Production THE SECRET GARDENCast Announced for 42nd Street Moon's Holiday Production THE SECRET GARDEN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

San Francisco's acclaimed 42nd Street Moon has announced the full cast and creative team for the 2017-2018 season's Holiday production, the Tony Award-winning family favorite The Secret Garden. Based on the beloved novel by Frances Hodgson Burnett, The Secret Garden has a book and lyrics by Pulitzer Prize-winner Marsha Norman ('night, Mother) and music by Grammy Award-winner Lucy Simon. The Original Broadway Production won two Tony Awards in 1991: Best Book of a Musical (Marsha Norman) and Best Performance by a Featured Actress in a Musical (11-year-old Daisy Eagan, making Eagan the youngest female Tony Award-winner to date). The Secret Garden runs from December 6 - 24, 2017 and will perform at the Gateway Theatre (formerly the Eureka Theatre). The press opening will take place on Saturday, December 9 at 6:00 p.m. Tickets range from $25 - $76 and can be purchased through the Box Office at (415) 255-8207 or online atwww.42ndstmoon.org. (more...)

Bay Area Children's Theatre Presents Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA For Young AudiencesBay Area Children's Theatre Presents Roald Dahl's WILLY WONKA For Young Audiences
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2017

Bay Area Children's Theatre (BACT) is celebrating the holidays with a musical treat for the whole family, a version of Roald Dahl's Willy Wonka specially written for young audiences, based on Dahl's timeless book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and featuring the catchy tunes from the original Gene Wilder movie. (more...)

Town Hall Theatre Kicks Off Season with Musical Fairytale THE SONG OF THE NIGHTINGALETown Hall Theatre Kicks Off Season with Musical Fairytale THE SONG OF THE NIGHTINGALE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2017

Town Hall Theatre "Generations" Season 2017-2018 kicks off this fall with THE SONG OF THE NIGHTINGALE -A Musical Fairy Tale, with book, music and lyrics by award-winning Bay Area playwright Min Kahng. Based upon the Hans Christian Andersen fairy-tale, THE SONG OF THE NIGHTINGALE is an enchanting, pop musical romp for the whole family that reminds us that true beauty and worth is always found within. (more...)

San Francisco Conservatory of Music Sets 2017-18 Centennial SeasonSan Francisco Conservatory of Music Sets 2017-18 Centennial Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) has announced the details of its 2017-18 centennial season. (more...)

Town Hall Theatre Announces Season 2017-2018: Generations
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Town Hall Theatre Company (THT) is excited to announce four dynamic plays in the lineup for its 2017-2018 Season: Generations. Town Hall's Season opens with the musical The Song of the Nightingale by local playwright/composer Min Kahng; continues with the local premiere of A Civil War Christmas: An American Musical Celebration by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Paula Vogel, followed by Alan Ayckbourn's dark comedy Woman in Mind; and closes with Kate Hamill's sparkling new adaptation of Jane Austen's Sense & Sensibility. Subscription package sales are now available. (more...)

Bay Area Children's Theatre Presents PIPPI LONGSTOCKING, Opening Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2017

Annika and Tommy are in for some excitement when they meet their new neighbor, Pippi Longstocking, who has crazy red pigtails, a horse, a pet monkey named Mr. Nilsson, and a tendency to get caught up in one outrageous adventure after another.   (more...)

Bay Area Children's Theatre Presents PIPPI LONGSTOCKING, Opening 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Dec 29, 2016

Annika and Tommy are in for some excitement when they meet their new neighbor, Pippi Longstocking, who has crazy red pigtails, a horse, a pet monkey named Mr. Nilsson, and a tendency to get caught up in one outrageous adventure after another.   (more...)

Bob Marley's THREE LITTLE BIRDS Comes to MTC, Now thru 3/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2015

Bob Marley's Three Little Birds will be presented by Bay Area Children's Theatre as part of Marin Theatre Company's Theater Series for Young Audiences. Adapted by Michael J. Bobbitt; based on the story by Cedella Marley, with music by Bob Marley; additional music and lyrics by John L. Cornelius, II, the show will be directed by Michael Mohammed and runs tonight, March 7 - March 15, 2015. (more...)

New Reggae Children's Musical THREE LITTLE BIRDS to Open in January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2014

The sun is shining in Cattawood Springs, a small village on the Island of Jamaica, but timid, 11-year-old Ziggy prefers to stay indoors, watching TV, "just making sure that there are no hurricanes coming." When his tricky friend Nansi lures him out of the house, the two children are in for an unexpected test of their courage and ingenuity. (more...)

Bob Marley's THREE LITTLE BIRDS Comes to MTC, 3/7-15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

Bob Marley's Three Little Birds will be presented by Bay Area Children's Theatre as part of Marin Theatre Company's Theater Series for Young Audiences. Adapted by Michael J. Bobbitt; based on the story by Cedella Marley, with music by Bob Marley; additional music and lyrics by John L. Cornelius, II, the show will be directed by Michael Mohammed and runs March 7 - March 15, 2015. (more...)

DMT Presents CANDIDE, Now thru 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2014

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre continues its 35th Season with the musical CANDIDE, Royal National Theatre Version, with music by Leonard Bernstein, book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler, in a new version by John Caird; and lyrics by Richard Wilbur, additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker and Leonard Bernstein. Featuring Leonard Bernstein's soaring score and lyrics from some of the wittiest writers of all time, this rollicking musical satire chronicles the lives and loves of Candide, a simple soul whose glass is always half-full. (more...)

DMT Presents CANDIDE, 11/06-30
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre continues its 35th Season with the musical CANDIDE, Royal National Theatre Version, with music by Leonard Bernstein, book adapted from Voltaire by Hugh Wheeler, in a new version by John Caird; and lyrics by Richard Wilbur, additional lyrics by Stephen Sondheim, John Latouche, Lillian Hellman, Dorothy Parker and Leonard Bernstein. Featuring Leonard Bernstein's soaring score and lyrics from some of the wittiest writers of all time, this rollicking musical satire chronicles the lives and loves of Candide, a simple soul whose glass is always half-full. (more...)

MTC Announces 2nd Annual Theater Series for Young Audiences in Partnership with Bay Area Children's Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2014

Building on the success of its inaugural Theater Series for Young Audiences, of which every performance was sold out, Marin Theatre Company will again partner with Bay Area Children's Theatre to present five productions in MTC's 99-seat Lieberman Theatre and 231-seat Boyer Theatre. The series includes four BACT productions - Five Little Monkeys, James and the Giant Peach, Three Little Birds, and Fancy Nancy, the Musical! - as well as one MTC production - Around the World in 80 Days. Based in Mill Valley, MTC is a 47-year old professional nonprofit theater that is a destination for smart, uncommon and adventurous theater. (more...)

Douglas Morrisson Theatre Announces 2014-2015 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

The Douglas Morrisson Theatre (DMT) proudly announces a new season of five award-winning plays, 'JOURNEYS.' (more...)

San Francisco Arts Education Presents LI'L ABNER, Now thru 3/2
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

Emily Keeler, San Francisco Arts Education's Artistic Director, announced today that the San Francisco Arts Education Project's 2014 musical is Li'l Abner, the 1956 Broadway musical featuring music by Gen De Paul and lyrics by the great Johnny Mercer. Li'l Abner runs for eight performances beginning tonight, February 14 through Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the Eureka Theatre (215 Jackson Street, San Francisco). (more...)

San Francisco Arts Education to Present LI'L ABNER, 2/14-3/2
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Emily Keeler, San Francisco Arts Education's Artistic Director, announced today that the San Francisco Arts Education Project's 2014 musical is Li'l Abner, the 1956 Broadway musical featuring music by Gen De Paul and lyrics by the great Johnny Mercer. Li'l Abner runs for eight performances beginning Saturday, February 14 through Sunday, March 2, 2014 at the Eureka Theatre (215 Jackson Street, San Francisco). (more...)

BWW Reviews: I'M YOUR MAN is a Knockout
by Barry Lenny - Aug 9, 2013

This play follows a young boxer from Bankstown, Billy "The Kid" Dib, as he prepares himself for the world featherweight title fight and we meet several other boxers along the way. These are their own words. (more...)

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