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Syracuse Stage Transitions Annual Gala To Virtual Event Photo Syracuse Stage Transitions Annual Gala To Virtual Event
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2020

Syracuse Stage officially announced that its Roaring '20s themed gala, originally scheduled for Friday, April 24, at the Marriott Syracuse Downtown, has been reimagined as a virtual gala set for Friday, June 12.

Geva Theatre Center Announces Changes to 19-20 Season and Unveils 20-21 Season Photo Geva Theatre Center Announces Changes to 19-20 Season and Unveils 20-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2020

Geva Theatre Center has released the following statement regarding upcoming performances:

Syracuse University Department of Drama Cancels A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING and ON THE  Photo Syracuse University Department of Drama Cancels A GRAND NIGHT FOR SINGING and ON THE LAKE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2020

In response to the emerging situation related to COVID-19, and out of an abundance of concern for the wellbeing of students, staff and patrons, the Syracuse University Department of Drama has decided to cancel all public performances of 'A Grand Night for Singing' and 'On the Lake.'

BWW Review: Syracuse Stage's Stunning Production of AMADEUS Opens and Closes all in o Photo BWW Review: Syracuse Stage's Stunning Production of AMADEUS Opens and Closes all in one Historical Performance
by Natasha Ashley - Mar 15, 2020

Syracuse Stage's stunning production of Amadeus under the always meticulous direction of Robert Hupp opened on Friday, March 13, 2020 and also closed on the same night due to the coronavirus outbreak. The decision to suspend the rest of the production's run was a choice that Hupp told the audience a?oewas the right thing to do.a?? Although Governor Cuomo banned gatherings of more than 500 people, the Archbold Theater seats 499 so the board technically had the choice. They made the right, yet very tough choice like so many theaters across the country.

Singer/Actress Laiona Michelle To Celebrate Music Of Nina Simone March 19 Photo Singer/Actress Laiona Michelle To Celebrate Music Of Nina Simone March 19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2020

Laiona Michelle, writer and star of the critically acclaimed LITTLE GIRL BLUE: THE NINA SIMONE MUSICAL, which enjoyed a record-breaking sold-out run in 2019, will return to George Street Playhouse for one night only on Thursday, March 19th at 7:30 pm. AN EVENING WITH LAIONA MICHELLE, at George Street's new home in the New Brunswick Performing Arts Center, will celebrate the music of Nina Simone and classic Broadway.  

AMADEUS Brings Mozart, Mystery And Murder to Syracuse Stage Photo AMADEUS Brings Mozart, Mystery And Murder to Syracuse Stage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020

Did artistic rivalry and jealousy lead to the murder of one of the world's greatest composers? This intriguing question is at the heart of Peter Shaffer's 1979 play a?oeAmadeus,a?? which Syracuse Stage presents March 11 a?" 29, directed by artistic director Robert Hupp.

BWW Interview: George Merrick in SHERLOCK RETURNS at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Photo BWW Interview: George Merrick in SHERLOCK RETURNS at Hunterdon Hills Playhouse Dinner Theatre 3/10 to 4/30
by Marina Kennedy - Mar 6, 2020

'Sherlock Returns' is another crown jewel in Hunterdon Hills Playhouse's (HHP) widely popular Sherlock Holmes Immersive Musical Comedy Series. Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing George Merrick who plays Sherlock Holmes in Sherlock Returns about his career and the upcoming show at HHP.

Syracuse Stage's 48th Season to Present its Third World Premiere Photo Syracuse Stage's 48th Season to Present its Third World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Mar 5, 2020

Two Tony Award-winning musicals, an American classic, a smart new comedy, a haunting new adaptation of a literary masterpiece and a world premiere are at the heart of Syracuse Stage's 48th season. Artistic director Robert Hupp said the shows in the season all in some way address ideas of home 'in all its idealized, romanticized, messy and real manifestations.'

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by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2020

Meet The Cast & Creative Team Of UNTITLED Photo Meet The Cast & Creative Team Of UNTITLED
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020

Casting has been announced for Pittsburgh CLO's World Premiere of the award-winning musical comedy UNTITLED: A New Musical Comedy About Serious Drama at the Greer Cabaret Theater April 3 - May 3, 2020. Originally developed during Pittsburgh CLO's SPARK Festival, UNTITLED has since gained wide acclaim, including earning writer Matt Schatz the ASCAP Foundation Harold Arlen Award. Don't miss this edgy new musical satire about showbiz, stardom and self-reflection.

Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS to Open at The Gateway Photo Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS to Open at The Gateway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2020

Rehearsals have begun for Agatha Christie's Murder on the Orient Express, on stage March 6 through 15. This 'classic whodunit' takes audiences on a fast paced thrill ride with a train full of suspects, and each one with an alibi! There are twists and turns aplenty in this intrigue-filled story, newly adapted for the stage from Agatha Christie's masterpiece by two-time Tony-nominated playwright Ken Ludwig. This unforgettable mystery takes audiences on a thrilling ride - Just after midnight, a snowdrift stops the Orient Express in its tracks. The luxurious train is surprisingly full for the time of the year, but by the morning it is one passenger fewer. An American tycoon lies dead in his compartment, stabbed a dozen times, his door locked from the inside. Isolated and with a killer in their midst, detective Hercule Poirot must identify the murderer - in case he or she decides to strike again.

Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Launches 50th Anniversary Campaign Photo Photo Flash: TheatreWorks Launches 50th Anniversary Campaign
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2020

Last night, supporters of TheatreWorks Silicon Valley gathered to hear the 2019 Regional Theatre Tony Award-winning company and its Board of Trustees announce the launch of its 50th Anniversary Campaign, a $5 million fundraising campaign to ensure the future success of the nationally-acclaimed theatre, including commissions for new plays and musicals. 

VIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & JULIET at Redhouse Arts Center Photo VIDEO: First Look at ROMEO & JULIET at Redhouse Arts Center
by Stage Tube - Feb 17, 2020

Redhouse Arts Center continues its 2020 portion of its season with William Shakespeare's most famous play, Romeo and Juliet. New York based Director Melissa Rain Anderson will make her Redhouse debut after directing The Wolves at Syracuse Stage and La Cage Aux Folles at the Geva Center in Rochester, NY. She is a long time director for Geva having helmed the acclaimed productions of Spamalot, Hair and In The Heights.

Photo Flash: MOTHER ROAD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage Photo Photo Flash: MOTHER ROAD Celebrates Opening Night at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2020

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater presents Octavio Solis' Mother Road, a sequel to John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath. Mother Road premiered at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival in 2019 and will run at Arena Stage from February 7 - March 8, 2020 in the iconic in-the-round Fichandler Stage.

Syracuse University Drama Will Bring Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET to the Stage Photo Syracuse University Drama Will Bring Shakespeare's ROMEO AND JULIET to the Stage
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2020

The Syracuse University Department of Drama is beginning the spring semester with William Shakespeare's 'Romeo and Juliet.' Directed by faculty member Thom Miller, this production brings a fresh take to Shakespeare's timeless classic about a pair of star-crossed lovers. 'Romeo and Juliet' previews on Feb. 14 and opens on Feb. 15 in the Archbold Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St.

Photo Flash: Meet the Women of INTO THE BREECHES! at Asolo Rep Photo Photo Flash: Meet the Women of INTO THE BREECHES! at Asolo Rep
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2020

Asolo Rep continues its 2019-20 season with George Brant's INTO THE BREECHES! Helmed by Cleveland Play House Artistic Director Laura Kepley, this bright new comedy, set during World War II, puts the women on the front lines. INTO THE BREECHES! previews February 12 and 13, opens February 14 and runs in rotating repertory through March 21 in the Mertz Theatre, located in the FSU Center for the performing Arts.

BWW Review: Syracuse Stage Presents THE WOLVES at the Storch Theater Photo BWW Review: Syracuse Stage Presents THE WOLVES at the Storch Theater
by Natasha Ashley - Jan 27, 2020

Syracuse Stage along with the Syracuse Department of Drama brings a captivating and raw production of Sarah DeLappe's The Wolves under the impressive direction of Melissa Rain Anderson. The production features numerous Syracuse University student actors along with members of the Actors' Equity Association as they bring the Pulitzer Prize nominated drama about nine young women soccer players to life with such immense intensity and talent. The production is intense, chilling, and brilliant.

Geva Theatre Center Will Present ONCE Photo Geva Theatre Center Will Present ONCE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2020

Geva Theatre Center presents Once, with a book by Enda Walsh; Music and Lyrics by Glen Hansard and Markéta Irglová, based on the motion picture written and directed by John Carney and directed by Mark Cuddy, in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from February 19 through March 22.

Dianne McIntyre Has Been Named A 2020 United States Artist Fellow Photo Dianne McIntyre Has Been Named A 2020 United States Artist Fellow
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2020

The United States Artists (USA) announced today that dancer/ choreographer Dianne McIntyre is one of fifty recipients of their 2020 USA Fellow award. Each of the fifty recipients will receive a $50,000 cash award of unrestricted funds.

ROMEO AND JULIET Opens At Redhouse Arts Center February 13 Photo ROMEO AND JULIET Opens At Redhouse Arts Center February 13
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2020

Redhouse Arts Center continues its 2020 portion of its season with William Shakespeare's most famous play, Romeo and Juliet. New York based Director Melissa Rain Anderson will make her Redhouse debut after directing The Wolves at Syracuse Stage and La Cage Aux Folles at the Geva Center in Rochester, NY. She is a long time director for Geva having helmed the acclaimed productions of Spamalot, Hair and In The Heights.

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