All-Star Cast & Band Unite To Present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR All-Star Cast & Band Unite To Present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2019

For nearly 50 years, Jesus Christ Superstar has electrified audiences around the globe, and has become the standard by which all future rock operas have been measured. For one weekend only in March, an all-star ensemble of singers and rock musicians are joining forces to present Andrew Lloyd Webber's 70's rock-infused retelling of Jesus Christ's final week. Alpine Theatre Project will present Jesus Christ Superstar March 8 - 10 at the Whitefish Performing Arts Center in downtown Whitefish. (more...)

All-Star Cast & Band Unite To Present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR All-Star Cast & Band Unite To Present JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2019

For nearly 50 years, Jesus Christ Superstar has electrified audiences around the globe, and has become the standard by which all future rock operas have been measured. For one weekend only in March, an all-star ensemble of singers and rock musicians are joining forces to present Andrew Lloyd Webber's 70's rock-infused retelling of Jesus Christ's final week. Alpine Theatre Project will present Jesus Christ Superstar March 8 - 10 at the Whitefish Performing Arts Center in downtown Whitefish. (more...)

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Presents World Debut Of THE WEDDING GIFT Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Presents World Debut Of THE WEDDING GIFT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2019

The Fort Wayne Civic Theatre is proud to present the World Debut of a new musical: The Wedding Gift, with Book by Nancy Carlson Dodd, Music & Lyrics by Nancy Carlson Dodd and Dori Erwin Collins and orchestrations by Ryan Shirar. The Wedding Gift will open today, February 16 at the Arts United Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. (more...)

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Presents World Debut Of THE WEDDING GIFT Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Presents World Debut Of THE WEDDING GIFT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2019

The Fort Wayne Civic Theatre is proud to present the World Debut of a new musical: The Wedding Gift, with Book by Nancy Carlson Dodd, Music & Lyrics by Nancy Carlson Dodd and Dori Erwin Collins and orchestrations by Ryan Shirar. The Wedding Gift will open on Saturday, February 16 at the Arts United Center in Fort Wayne, Indiana. (more...)

The World Debut of THE WEDDING GIFT Has Found Its Cast! The World Debut of THE WEDDING GIFT Has Found Its Cast!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2018

The Wedding Gift, a new musical comedy, comes to the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre this February. (more...)

BWW Review: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at ARENA DINNER THEATRE BWW Review: A LITTLE NIGHT MUSIC at ARENA DINNER THEATRE
by Jen Poiry - Jun 11, 2018

Arena Dinner Theatre closes out its 2017-18 season with Stephen Sondheim's brilliant A Little Night Music. The 1973 hit musical weaves the stories of multiple love triangles involving an actress, a count and his wife, and a lawyer and his family, as facilitated by a Greek chorus of servants (sung by Brad Davis, Renee Gonzales, Andrew Gross, Leah Wedler, and Mineli Manoukian). Both hilarious and romantic, the show takes the audience on a wild weekend in the country where everyone plots to find love with the person of their choice. (more...)

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Casts Its JEKYLL & HYDE Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Casts Its JEKYLL & HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre has announced that Billy Dawson has been cast in the title roles of Jekyll & Hyde The Musical. Mr. Dawson is an accomplished vocalist/actor with numerous local and regional credits, including recent appearances in Chicago. The role of Emma will be played by Lindsay Hoops and Darby LeClear will play the role of Lucy. (more...)

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre to Present JEKYLL & HYDE Fort Wayne Civic Theatre to Present JEKYLL & HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde The Musical, running September 8-17, 2017 at Arts United Center. (more...)

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre to Present JEKYLL & HYDE Fort Wayne Civic Theatre to Present JEKYLL & HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde The Musical, running September 8-17, 2017 at Arts United Center. (more...)

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Casts Its JEKYLL & HYDE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre has announced that Billy Dawson has been cast in the title roles of Jekyll & Hyde The Musical. Mr. Dawson is an accomplished vocalist/actor with numerous local and regional credits, including recent appearances in Chicago. The role of Emma will be played by Lindsay Hoops and Darby LeClear will play the role of Lucy. (more...)

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI for June 2, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 2, 2017

GOOD MORNING, THEATERATI: Welcome to Friday, June 2, 2017! The weekend is upon us (thank you, very much) and we cannot conceive of a better way to live life dramatically than by catching a first night performance of a show? It's opening night for several new shows and we send out warm wishes of "break a leg"... (more...)

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre presents Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful, young mermaid Ariel longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above.  Once she encounters Prince Eric, she strikes a bargain with the evil sea witch, Ursula, to trade her tail for legs.  But the bargain is not what it seems, and Ariel needs the help of her colorful friends Flounder the fish, Scuttle the seagull, and Sebastian the crab to restore order in the ocean's depths. (more...)

Nashville's Theater Calendar 6/6/16
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 6, 2016

Summertime is here, what with Memorial Day and all that it encompasses, and we can think of no better seasonal activity than taking in some local theater. No matter where you are in the Volunteer State, Tennessee theater companies are ready and willing to help transport you to a different world, another time and place where your life can be is transformed magically on a stage very near you! (more...)

SUMMER STAGES: What's Hot In Nashville Theater in 2016
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 6, 2016

Although the calendar tells us we're still in the spring season, things are quickly heating up in Nashville - theatrically speaking - and theater-goers have a plethora of shows coming up from which to choose, including some summer musicals that are sure to set feet a-tapping and a classic drama that's sure to provoke more thought and discussion than perhaps ever before. (more...)

Critic's Choice: This Weekend's Openings...'And All That Jazz'
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 17, 2016

Shows are opening, shows are closing and the newly reimagined national tour of The Phantom of the Opera continues its run at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center this weekend. Theater in Tennessee continues its fast-paced run through 2016 with a number of new openings this week, thanks to Bongo After Hours Theatre, Nashville Rep, Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre, Circle Players and more - and Cumberland County Playhouse, Arts Center of Cannon County, Street Theatre Company, Lakewood Theatre Company and ACT 1 continue runs of their latest shows - to give you even more opportunities to celebrate the magic of live theater in the Volunteer State! And on Monday night, The Chicago Talking Machine Company premieres its first Nashville show at the Centennial Black Box Theatre. (more...)

The Friday 5: Valley Regional Theatre's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 17, 2016

As the national touring company of Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera continues its run at TPAC, a brand new theater company debuts in White House this weekend, with another much-anticipated production of The Phantom of the Opera, based upon the novel by Gaston Leroux and featuring music by Donizetti, Mozart, Puccini and Gounod. Adapted by Tracy Wells, Ron Lee directs a cast that includes Deron Ryan Martel, Rebecca Nelson and Jonathan Hunter. (more...)

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre's YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Begins Performances Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2016

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre presents the new Mel Brooks musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, with music & lyrics by Mel Brooks, book by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan, and original direction & choreography by Susan Stroman at Arts United Center in Downtown Fort Wayne, beginning today. (more...)

It's Alive! Fort Wayne Civic Theatre to Stage YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN This Feb
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre presents the new Mel Brooks musical YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, with music & lyrics by Mel Brooks, book by Mel Brooks & Thomas Meehan, and original direction & choreography by Susan Stroman at Arts United Center in Downtown Fort Wayne. (more...)

SHATTER Continues Through Nov 16 at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2014

Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director of Urban Stages, is presenting the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Shatter by prolific Canadian playwright Trina Davies, directed by Susan Fenichell. The show runs now through November 16, 2014. (more...)

Hollis McCarthy, Rebecca Nelson & More to Star in SHATTER at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director of Urban Stages, today announced casting for the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Shatter by prolific Canadian playwright Trina Davies, directed by Susan Fenichell. (more...)

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