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BWW Previews: MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY:  THE SONGS OF COMDEN & GREEN at THE MUSICAL THEATER Photo BWW Previews: MAKE SOMEONE HAPPY: THE SONGS OF COMDEN & GREEN at THE MUSICAL THEATER PROJECT
by Roy Berko - Jan 6, 2020

Betty Comden (Basya Cohen) and Adolph Green were noted as one of the luminaire lyricist and script-writing teams of mid-20th century Broadway and Hollywood.

VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! at Bucks County Playhouse Photo VIDEO: MAMMA MIA! at Bucks County Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Jul 9, 2019

Bucks County Playhouse continues its 80th Anniversary Season with an all-new production of the high-energy, international musical sensation, 'Mamma Mia!' Check out production video!

Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! at Bucks County Playhouse Photo Photo Flash: MAMMA MIA! at Bucks County Playhouse
by Nate Ronning - Jul 8, 2019

Bucks County Playhouse continues its 80th Anniversary Season with an all-new production of the high-energy, international musical sensation, 'Mamma Mia!'

Review Roundup: MAMMA MIA! at Bucks County Playhouse; What Did The Critics Think? Photo Review Roundup: MAMMA MIA! at Bucks County Playhouse; What Did The Critics Think?
by Alan Henry - Jul 8, 2019

Mamma Mia! is now open at Bucks County Playhouse! What did the critics think? Read all the reviews!

BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Bucks County Playhouse Photo BWW Review: MAMMA MIA at Bucks County Playhouse
by Anne Marie Scalies - Jul 2, 2019

Mamma Mia follows the story of 20-year-old Sophie on a quest to determine who her father is by inviting her mother Donna's three paramours (Sam, Harry, and Bill) from 20 years go to her Greek Island wedding.  In Donna's hay-day she had a girl group, Donna and the Dynamos, with her friends Lisa and Tanya who also return to the island for the wedding.

John Tartaglia To Direct MAMMA MIA! At Bucks County Playhouse Photo John Tartaglia To Direct MAMMA MIA! At Bucks County Playhouse
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 5, 2019

Bucks County Playhouse continues its 80th Anniversary Season with an all-new production of the high-energy, international musical sensation, "Mamma Mia!"

BWW Review: NEXT TO NORMAL is Electrifying at Syracuse Stage Photo BWW Review: NEXT TO NORMAL is Electrifying at Syracuse Stage
by Natasha Ashley - Jan 28, 2018

Under the brilliant direction of Robert Hupp, the Artistic Director of Syracuse Stage, Next to Normal is thrilling audiences at Syracuse Stage with its intense story, dynamite singers, and powerful score. The uniquely brilliant musical covers many controversial topics such as grief, suicide, drug abuse, and modern psychiatry. The Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning musical is one that demands excellent actor-singers to properly showcase the music by Tom Kitt and book and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. Director Hupp has assembled a top-notch group of performers that beautifully capture the emotional and powerful music and story. The lead role of Diana is played by Broadway veteran Judy McLane. Among her impressive credits includes more than 4,000 performances of the Broadway hit Mamma Mia!. She and the other cast members, deliver intense, emotional, and delivers truly electrifying performances.

Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME Wins Best Musi Photo Winners Announced For The 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME Wins Best Musical!
by Alan Henry - Jan 11, 2018

The votes have been counted... Check out the fill list of winners for the 2017 BWW Regional Awards!

Judy McLane to Star in NEXT TO NORMAL in Syracuse Photo Judy McLane to Star in NEXT TO NORMAL in Syracuse
by Julie Musbach - Jan 10, 2018

The rock musical Next to Normal has an impressive record. It won three Tony Awards in 2009, including the award for Best Original Score, and it is one of only nine musicals ever to win the Pulitzer Prize for Drama (2010). It is an emotional powerhouse of a play that demands excellence in performance, and artistic director Robert Hupp has assembled a cast capable of delivering every nuanced note when Next to Normal begins its run at Syracuse Stage on Jan. 24.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; Just One Week Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; Just One Week Left!
by Alan Henry - Dec 22, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; Just Two Weeks Left! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by Alan Henry - Dec 15, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME Leads Best Musical! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME Leads Best Musical!
by Alan Henry - Dec 8, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME Leads Best Musical! Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME Leads Best Musical!
by Alan Henry - Dec 1, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME at Portland Stage Leads as  Photo Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Portland Awards; FUN HOME at Portland Stage Leads as Best Musical!
by Alan Henry - Nov 17, 2017

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors.

BWW Review: FUN HOME: A Rich Blend of Laughter and Tears, at Portland Center Stage Photo BWW Review: FUN HOME: A Rich Blend of Laughter and Tears, at Portland Center Stage
by Krista Garver - Oct 14, 2017

FUN HOME will make you laugh and it will make you cry, and you'll love every minute of it. Go see it. Also, dads, call your daughters.

Photo Flash: FUN HOME Kicks Off Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th Anniversar Photo Photo Flash: FUN HOME Kicks Off Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th Anniversary Season
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 20, 2017

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th anniversary season opens with the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home. Created by Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (book and lyrics) and based on the celebrated graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home will begin preview performances on September 16, open September 22, and run through October 22 on The Armory's U.S. Bank Main Stage. Artistic Director Chris Coleman will direct a cast lead by Allison Mickelson, Sara Masterson and Aida Valentine as the central character, Alison, at three different ages. Robert Mammana (previously at The Armory as Skye Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Father in Ragtime) and Faith Sandberg will play Alison's parents, Bruce and Helen Bechdel.

Photo FLASH: FUN HOME at the Armory Photo Photo FLASH: FUN HOME at the Armory
by Rebecca Russo - Aug 31, 2017

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th anniversary season opens with the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home. Created by Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (book and lyrics) and based on the celebrated graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home will begin preview performances on September 16, open September 22, and run through October 22 on The Armory's U.S. Bank Main Stage. Artistic Director Chris Coleman will direct a cast lead by Allison Mickelson, Sara Masterson and Aida Valentine as the central character, Alison, at three different ages. Robert Mammana (previously at The Armory as Skye Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Father in Ragtime) and Faith Sandberg will play Alison's parents, Bruce and Helen Bechdel.

FUN HOME Opens 30th Anniversary Season at The Armory Photo FUN HOME Opens 30th Anniversary Season at The Armory
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2017

Portland Center Stage at The Armory's 30th anniversary season opens with the groundbreaking, Tony Award-winning musical Fun Home. Created by Jeanine Tesori (music) and Lisa Kron (book and lyrics) and based on the celebrated graphic memoir by Alison Bechdel, Fun Home will begin preview performances on September 16, open September 22, and run through October 22 on The Armory's U.S. Bank Main Stage. Artistic Director Chris Coleman will direct a cast lead by Allison Mickelson, Sara Masterson and Aida Valentine as the central character, Alison, at three different ages. Robert Mammana (previously at The Armory as Skye Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Father in Ragtime) and Faith Sandberg will play Alison's parents, Bruce and Helen Bechdel.

Cincinnati Playhouse Presents A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 24, 2016

The Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park's joyous, time-honored celebration of the true meaning of the holidays, a tradition enjoyed by multiple generations of Cincinnatians each year, returns for its 26th season as U.S. Bank presents Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL. The beloved, iconic story will be performed Nov. 23 through Dec. 31 in the Playhouse's Robert S. Marx Theatre.

WICKED, ALADDIN and KINKY BOOTS Stars Celebrate Baldwin Wallace at BROADWAY SESSIONS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2016

Tonight, April 14th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes the '16 graduating class from Baldwin Wallace University, as well as special guest BW alumni.

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