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BWW Review: Circle Players' Sweeping and Epic HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAMEBWW Review: Circle Players' Sweeping and Epic HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 8, 2017

With a sense of the sweeping epic about it and a darkly romantic story to tell The Hunchback of Notre Dame ( a new musical based on the Victor Hugo novel and songs from the Disney film ) offers an intriguing retelling of the story of Quasimodo, the hideously deformed and often reviled bellringer at Paris' Notre Dame cathedral, and Esmeralda, the fiery, passionate gypsy temptress with whom he becomes infatuated. Although set in the late 15th century, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, what with its themes of religious zealotry and bias and prejudice against an ethnic minority, remains eerily prescient and perhaps frighteningly contemporary given the tenor of the times in which we live. (more...)

Photo Flash: See The Cast of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME At Circle Players Theatre!Photo Flash: See The Cast of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME At Circle Players Theatre!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME runs through November 12 at Circle Players Theatre! See photos of Tyler Evick as Quasimodo and Courtney Harkins as Esmerelda! (more...)

Circle Players' Stages Nashville Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAMECircle Players' Stages Nashville Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Circle Players' 2017-18 season continues with the Nashville premiere of the Tim Larson-directed production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the epic musical based upon Victor Hugo's tale of hope, love and passion, which runs October 27-November 12 at the Z. Alexander Looby Theatre in Nashville. (more...)

Berkeley Rep Presents Hellman's WATCH ON THE RHINEBerkeley Rep Presents Hellman's WATCH ON THE RHINE
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Berkeley Repertory Theatre presents Watch on the Rhine, Lillian Hellman's 1940s political thriller about loyalty, family, and sacrifice. The play, directed by Berkeley Rep's associate director Lisa Peterson, begins previews on Thursday, November 30, 2017 and runs through Sunday, January 14, 2018. Individual tickets begin at $30 and can be purchased online at berkeleyrep.org or by phone at 510 647-2949. Press night will be on Monday, December 4. (more...)

Circle Players' Stages Nashville Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAMECircle Players' Stages Nashville Premiere of THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 17, 2017

Circle Players' 2017-18 season continues with the Nashville premiere of the Tim Larson-directed production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame, the epic musical based upon Victor Hugo's tale of hope, love and passion, which runs October 27-November 12 at the Z. Alexander Looby Theatre in Nashville. (more...)

BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (MUSICAL) rings in at Great Lakes TheaterBWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME (MUSICAL) rings in at Great Lakes Theater
by Roy Berko - Oct 13, 2017

The Hunchback of Notre Dame is not a typical Disney stage creation. It is a dark, brooding musical and probably not appropriate for children. While the first act is rather slow, the second act is strong. It is well worth seeing. (more...)

Review Roundup: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTREDAME at Great Lakes TheatreReview Roundup: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTREDAME at Great Lakes Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME plays at Great Lakes Theatre through November 4, and the critics are weighing in! (more...)

BWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SCBWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Oct 5, 2017

It's a packed weekend with openings from the NiA Company, Theatre South Carolina, and Trustus and closings at Chapin and Town! (more...)

Lyric Stage Moves to the Majestic with THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAMELyric Stage Moves to the Majestic with THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Celebrate with Lyric Stage as it moves to the Majestic Theatre for its 25th season. For its first production at the historic Dallas venue, Lyric Stage has chosen THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, a lushly scored retelling of Victor Hugo's epic story of love, acceptance and what it means to be a hero. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Corey Mach and More in Great Lakes Theater's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAMEPhoto Flash: First Look at Corey Mach and More in Great Lakes Theater's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) commences its 2017-18 season at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square with a Fall Repertory that features the soaring musical epic in its Midwest premiere, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Shakespeare's magical comic masterpiece, A Midsummer Night's Dream. The productions will be performed in rotating repertory through November 5, 2017. Victoria Bussert directs The Hunchback of Notre Dame. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Corey Mach Stars in Great Lakes Theater's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM in RepCorey Mach Stars in Great Lakes Theater's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM in Rep
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) commences its 2017-18 season at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square with a Fall Repertory that features the soaring musical epic in its Midwest premiere, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Shakespeare's magical comic masterpiece, A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

BWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SCBWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Sep 28, 2017

Final bows for two musicals while RABBIT HOLE opens up and HUNCHBACK keeps singing! (more...)

BWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Downtown Cabaret TheatreBWW Review: THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Downtown Cabaret Theatre
by Sean Fallon - Sep 24, 2017

A spectacular performance with first rate acting, singing, directing, choreography, and lighting brings a classic story to the stage, a story that touches on the equal humanity of all people, and the call to recognize the inherent worth and dignity of every one of God's children, demonstrating that truth by treating each other with love and decency. THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME can have a far reaching positive impact on its audience members and is highly recommended. (more...)

BWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SCBWW Previews: WEEKENDER in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly - Sep 21, 2017

It's a busy weekend for theatre in the Capital City! (more...)

Simon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens Tonight at the AtlanticSimon Stephens' ON THE SHORE OF THE WIDE WORLD Opens Tonight at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company presents the New York premiere of Tony and Olivier Award winner Simon Stephens' (Harper Regan, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time) Olivier Award winning play On the Shore of the Wide World, directed by Neil Pepe (Marie and Rosetta, Hands on a Hardbody). (more...)

Award Winning Equity Theatre Coyote Stageworks Announces DIRTY BLONDE and THE COCKTAIL HOUR For Their 2017-18 SeasonAward Winning Equity Theatre Coyote Stageworks Announces DIRTY BLONDE and THE COCKTAIL HOUR For Their 2017-18 Season
by David Green - Sep 11, 2017

Coyote StageWorks, the Coachella Valley-based award-winning Actors' Equity professional theater company, announced that its ninth season will include productions of two highly entertaining stage plays, presented at the Palm Springs Art Museum's Annenberg Theater, as well as the return of much-anticipated free Play Dates staged reading series. The Coyote StageWorks season will open with a performance of Dirty Blonde for nine performances, running February 2 11, 2018. This will be followed by the production The Cocktail Hour, running March 23 - April 1 for nine performances. The Play Dates series will run on selected Sundays from November through June at the Camelot Theater, part of the Palm Springs Cultural Center. (more...)

THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and More Highlight Garden Theatre's 10th Anniversary SeasonTHE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and More Highlight Garden Theatre's 10th Anniversary Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

The Garden Theatre, located at 160 West Plant Street in historic Winter Garden, is pleased to announce the 2017 - 2018 Theatre Season, running from September 2017 - May 2018. (more...)

White Plains Performing Arts Center Announces Fall Season!White Plains Performing Arts Center Announces Fall Season!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2017

The White Plains Performing Arts Center (WPPAC) is proud to announce an exciting Fall Season.  All performances are at the White Plains theatre, located on the third level of City Center off Mamaroneck Avenue in downtown White Plains.  (more...)

Playhouse Square 56th Season to Include THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAMPlayhouse Square 56th Season to Include THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Great Lakes Theater (GLT) will commence its 2017-18 season at the Hanna Theatre, Playhouse Square with a Fall Repertory that features the soaring musical epic in its Midwest premiere, The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Shakespeare's magical comic masterpiece, A Midsummer Night's Dream. (more...)

Qui Nguyen and Lloyd Suh Among Playwrights for ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST at the AtlanticQui Nguyen and Lloyd Suh Among Playwrights for ASIAN AMERICAN MIXFEST at the Atlantic
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Atlantic Theater Company will present Asian American Mixfest, a series of free readings co-produced by playwrights Lloyd Suh and Qui Nguyen that will run Today, August 9 through Thursday, August 17 at Atlantic Stage 2 (330 West 16th Street). (more...)

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