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Gadabout Theatre Company Presents Nashville Premiere of TREVOR October 11 & 12Gadabout Theatre Company Presents Nashville Premiere of TREVOR October 11 & 12
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 19, 2017

Our goal to bring unique, left-of-center plays to the Nashville area that have never been performed here before, said Stephanie Houghton, founder of Gadabout Theater Company. Trevor is a truly unique work with a quirky sensibility that's surprisingly touching in places. We hope Nashville theatergoers will take a chance on experiencing something they're never seen here before. (more...)

Immersive HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Coming to AshevilleImmersive HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH Coming to Asheville
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

North Carolina's newest theatre company, THE SYNTHESIS EXPERIMENT, launches its inaugural season with a strictly limited engagement of the Broadway smash HEWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH. (more...)

BWW Interview: Singer Seth Glier's Newest Album BIRDSBWW Interview: Singer Seth Glier's Newest Album BIRDS
by Kathy Strain - Sep 12, 2017

Seth Glier's latest album is called BIRDS and is a true reflection of some difficult moments in Glier's life over the past two years including the loss of his brother, as well as watching all of the life-changing events occurring throughout the world. BWW sat down with Seth Glier to discuss with him the new album BIRDS and to find out about his own personal life lessons. (more...)

MESQUITE, NV to Parody Angry American Politics at Workshop TheaterMESQUITE, NV to Parody Angry American Politics at Workshop Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2017

Based on actual events, 'Mesquite, NV' by Leegrid Stevens is a dark comedy about power and politics that is one part Coen Brothers and one part Preston Sturgis.  (more...)

Roanoke Children's Theatre Academy to Kick Off Next WeekendRoanoke Children's Theatre Academy to Kick Off Next Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2017

Calling all aspiring actors and students who just want to have fun! The 10th Anniversary Season at Roanoke Children's Theatre kicks off on August 27, 2017 with the start of RCT Academy Classes for the Fall Semester. (more...)

Free Performance of HOW TO ACT LIKE A CHILD at the Public Theatre TonightFree Performance of HOW TO ACT LIKE A CHILD at the Public Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

The Public Theatre's professional theatre training program for teens will perform How to Act like a Child: Lessons in NOT Being a Grown-up, a compilation of hip and entertaining stories inspired by children's book author Shel Silverstein and others on Friday, July 28th at 6pm.  (more...)

The Summer Theatre Training Program presents: HOW TO ACT LIKE A CHILDThe Summer Theatre Training Program presents: HOW TO ACT LIKE A CHILD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

The Public Theatre's professional theatre training program for teens will perform How to Act like a Child: Lessons in NOT Being a Grown-up, a compilation of hip and entertaining stories inspired by children's book author Shel Silverstein and others on Friday, July 28th at 6pm.  Also included will be several songs to show off the vocal skills the students are learning. (more...)

The Joyce Theater Announces Casting for Biennial BALLET FESTIVALThe Joyce Theater Announces Casting for Biennial BALLET FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

Casting updates have been announced for The Joyce Theater Foundation's upcoming Ballet Festival, a two-week festival of ballet showcasing some of America's most exciting contemporary companies and choreographers with Joyce commissions on each program. Co-curated by Curatorial Associate John Selya, the Festival -- July 19-29 -- is designed to recognize dancers and choreographers who are creating work outside the traditional large company setting and, in many.  (more...)

Barnes & Noble Has the Best Gifts to Celebrate Dads & GradsBarnes & Noble Has the Best Gifts to Celebrate Dads & Grads
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

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Rising Sun to Bring THE GLORY OF LIVING to Planet Connections This SummerRising Sun to Bring THE GLORY OF LIVING to Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Rising Sun Performance Company will be presenting a Revival of 'The Glory of Living' By Rebecca Gilman, to take place at the 9th annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Festival will take place June 12th through July 9th at the Clemente. (more...)

The Joyce Presents the Return of the Biennial BALLET FESTIVALThe Joyce Presents the Return of the Biennial BALLET FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2017

Following successful, sold-out ballet festivals in 2013 and 2015, The Joyce Theater Foundation (Linda Shelton, Executive Director) is thrilled to once again present a two-week festival of ballet showcasing some of America's most exciting contemporary companies and choreographers with Joyce commissions on each program. The remarkable Ballet Festival, co-curated by Curatorial Associate John Selya, is designed to recognize dancers and choreographers who are creating work outside the traditional large company setting - and, in many cases, forming their own companies - will take place from July 18 - 29 at The Joyce Theater. (more...)


by TV News Desk - May 30, 2017

The 11TH ANNUAL ACM HONORS will return for the second year to the CBS Television Network to celebrate the special honorees and off-camera category winners from the “52nd Academy of Country Music Awards.” (more...)

Rising Sun Performance Company to Present THE GLORY OF LIVING at Planet Connections This SummerRising Sun Performance Company to Present THE GLORY OF LIVING at Planet Connections This Summer
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Rising Sun Performance Company has announced that they will be presenting a Revival of 'The Glory of Living' By Rebecca Gilman, to take place at the 9th annual Planet Connections Theatre Festivity. The Festival will take place June 12th through July 9th at the Clemente. (more...)

Drama Desk Award-Winning TADA! Youth Theater will Present NEW YORK, NEW YEARDrama Desk Award-Winning TADA! Youth Theater will Present NEW YORK, NEW YEAR
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Drama Desk Award-winning TADA! Youth Theater will present NEW YORK, NEW YEAR A New Musical, from April 29 - May 21, 2017.  Based on the original concept by GARY BAGLEY, NEW YORK, NEW YEAR has book by CHRISTINA FRANKLIN, music by MICHAEL MULDER & lyrics by GARY BAGLEY, with additional lyrics by MATTHEW GREGORY. (more...)

Rising Sun's CHILD'S PLAY to Make NYC Premiere at the Kraine This SpringRising Sun's CHILD'S PLAY to Make NYC Premiere at the Kraine This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Rising Sun Performance Company and Founding Artistic Director Akia present Child's Play by Kevin D. Ferguson, directed by Brock H. Hill. Child's Play opens April 13th for a strictly limited run, with only 9 performances at the storied Kraine Theatre (85 East 4th Street NYC). (more...)

BWW Review: Arizona Theatre Company Presents RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASHBWW Review: Arizona Theatre Company Presents RING OF FIRE: THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY CASH
by Herbert Paine - Apr 9, 2017

Arizona Theatre Company's production of RING OF FIRE is a a highly entertaining and upbeat tribute to the 'man in black' with a first-class cast that does its best when it is kicking up its heels and delivering every song with gusto. Featuring solid performances by Michael Monroe Goodman, Brian Mathis, Trenna Barnes, Allison Briner-Dardenne and a great band of musicians. (more...)

Tony-Winning Play ALL THE WAY Opens This Friday at Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle TheatreTony-Winning Play ALL THE WAY Opens This Friday at Actors' Playhouse at the Miracle Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

???????Political intrigue takes center stage at Actors' Playhouse in the Tony Award-winning drama All The Way by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan. (more...)

Freshwater Theatre presents MY LIFE THROUGH HISTORY (AN AUTISTIC MAN'S JOURNEY)Freshwater Theatre presents MY LIFE THROUGH HISTORY (AN AUTISTIC MAN'S JOURNEY)
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Freshwater Theatre Company makes its debut in the new Crane Theater with a brand new play by local theatre artist Dylan Ward: My Life Through History (An Autistic Man's Journey)  (more...)

Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL Will Premiere at Fountain Theatre, Roll Across U.S.Robert Schenkkan's BUILDING THE WALL Will Premiere at Fountain Theatre, Roll Across U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

A new play by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award-winning playwright Robert Schenkkan (The Kentucky Cycle, All the Way, Hacksaw Ridge), written in direct response to the immigration policies of the Trump administration, reveals how those policies might lead to a terrifying, seemingly inconceivable, yet inevitable conclusion. Building the Wall opens at the Fountain Theatre on March 18, the first in a series of productions set to take place at theaters across the U.S. as part of a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere. (more...)

Rising Sun Performance Company to Stage NYC Premiere of CHILD'S PLAYRising Sun Performance Company to Stage NYC Premiere of CHILD'S PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Founding Artistic Director, Akia, announced today that Rising Sun Performance Company will be presenting the NYC premiere of 'Child's Play' By Kevin D. Ferguson, opening April 13th, 2017 and running for nine performances through April 23rd at the storied Kraine Theatre. (more...)

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