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Harlem Rep's Jazzy WIZARD OF OZ Extends Through June 20, 2020 Photo Harlem Rep's Jazzy WIZARD OF OZ Extends Through June 20, 2020
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019

'The Wizard of Oz: A Jazz Musical for All Ages,' presented by Harlem Repertory Theater (HRT) and Yip Harburg Lyrics Foundation, has been extended through June 20, 2020 due to continuing and steady audience interest. The production has played since October 8, 2016 at Tato Laviera Theatre, 240 East 123rd Street (near 2nd Ave.), Manhattan, and has previously been extended seven times.

Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards Photo Just Two Weeks Left To Vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards
by BWW - Dec 16, 2019

There's just two weeks left to vote for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Cast and Creative Team Announced for MOTHER ROAD at Arena Stage Photo Cast and Creative Team Announced for MOTHER ROAD at Arena Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces casting for 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.

Casting Set for Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE at Studio Theatre Photo Casting Set for Dominique Morisseau's PIPELINE at Studio Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Casting is set for Studio Theatre's production of Pipeline, playwright Dominique Morisseau's searing drama about the school-to-prison pipeline and a mother desperately trying to keep her son from becoming ensnared in it. The production runs January 15-February 16, 2020 and is directed by Awoye Timpo. Starring are DC theatre favorite Justin Weaks (Studio's Curve of Departure) as high school student Omari and Andrea Harris Smith making her Studio debut as his mother, public school teacher Nya. In its recent People Issue, Washington City Paper's called Weaks a 'standout,' going on to say: 'D.C. theater audiences love Justin Weaks. ...Weaks came to D.C. for a job about four years ago, not expecting to stay. But he kept getting cast in shows, and lucky for local theatergoers, he's still here.'

Sue Cremin, Michael Manuel and More Complete Casting of THE FATHER Starring Alfred Mo Photo Sue Cremin, Michael Manuel and More Complete Casting of THE FATHER Starring Alfred Molina at Pasadena Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Pasadena Playhouse, The State Theater of California, has completed casting for The Father, written by Florian Zeller, translated by Christopher Hampton and directed by Jessica Kubzansky, that comes to the Playhouse February 5 to March 1, 2020.

Kleban Winner Amanda Yesnowitz Debuts New Musical MAY/DECEMBER Photo Kleban Winner Amanda Yesnowitz Debuts New Musical MAY/DECEMBER
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2019

BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards Update: RENT - Redhouse Theatre Leads Best Musi Photo BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards Update: RENT - Redhouse Theatre Leads Best Musical!
by BWW Staff - Dec 9, 2019

There's just a few weeks left to make your voice heard and submit your votes for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The people have spoken nominations are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatre's achievements and performers are recognized!

Photo Flash: First Look at Mile Square Theatre's A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Photo Flash: First Look at Mile Square Theatre's A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2019

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, presents A Merry Little Christmas Carol adapted and directed by Mark Shanahan.

Lantern Theater Company Presents an Original Adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTM Photo Lantern Theater Company Presents an Original Adaptation of Charles Dickens' A CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

Lantern Theater Company continues the 2019/20 season with a remount of its original adaptation of Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol, commissioned and developed through the Lantern's New Play Program and co-created by Philadelphia-based artists Anthony Lawton, Christopher Colucci, and Thom Weaver.

East Lynne Theater Company Announces 2020 Season Photo East Lynne Theater Company Announces 2020 Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company turns 40 in 2020, and is proud to announce its 2020 Mainstage Season. As usual, it includes classic gems, a New Jersey premiere, and a radio-style show. This year's theme is 'Challenging Change.'

HANSEL AND GRETEL Continues at San Diego Opera's Main Stage Photo HANSEL AND GRETEL Continues at San Diego Opera's Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

San Diego Opera's 2019-2020 mainstage season continues with Engelbert Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel, which opens on Saturday, February 8, 2020 at the San Diego Civic Theatre for four performances.

Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays Photo Cast Chosen For Planet Connections Rep Of Plays
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019

Planet Connections' starts out 2020 with 'DARK PLANET: Not Your Mother's Valentine's Day,' short plays unapologetically looking at life through a clever a?" albeit caustic a?" lens. Frank, Funny, Engaging, Engrossing, and Enlightening, Performing Thursdays & Fridays, February 6 a?" 21, at the Theater at the 14th Street Y, 344 E 14th St, NYC. This event a?" celebrating the diversity of the performing arts & artists of NYC a?" will be accompanied by an opening night party and special Valentine's Day event.

BWW Review: Syracuse Stage Presents an Enchanting BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo BWW Review: Syracuse Stage Presents an Enchanting BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 2, 2019

Syracuse Stage and the Syracuse University Department of Drama is now enchanting audiences with their production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast. The musical is under the always superb direction of Donna Drake and musical director Brian Cimmet, the creative team that brought the last two holiday favorites to Syracuse Stage. Like their past productions, Wizard of Oz and Elf their production of Beauty and the Beast kicks off the Holiday season with magical sets, costumes, and dazzling talent.

December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Central New York Awards!  Photo December 2nd Update - Current Standings for the BWW Central New York Awards!
by BWW - Dec 2, 2019

It's December! Voting is now underway for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! Now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized. Check out the first set of stats below.

Photo Flash: Mile Square Theatre Presents A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo Photo Flash: Mile Square Theatre Presents A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2019

 Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, presents A Merry Little Christmas Carol adapted and directed by Mark Shanahan.

First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Central New York Awards!  Photo First Standings - Voting Opens for the BWW Central New York Awards!
by BWW - Nov 25, 2019

Voting is NOW OPEN and the first votes are in for the 2019 BroadwayWorld Central New York Awards, brought to you by TodayTix! The nominees are set, and now you can vote to make sure your favorite local theatres and performers are recognized!

MST Presents Mark Shanahan's A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL Photo MST Presents Mark Shanahan's A MERRY LITTLE CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

Mile Square Theatre, Hudson County's leading professional theatre, presents A Merry Little Christmas Carol adapted and directed by Mark Shanahan.

Third Annual SALT CITY DRAG BATTLE Seeking Contestants Photo Third Annual SALT CITY DRAG BATTLE Seeking Contestants
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

They're back! Mrs. Kasha Davis and Miss Darienne Lake return to Syracuse Stage to host an evening of drag, drinks and dancing at the third annual Salt City Drag Battle. Co-presented with Rain Lounge, this year's battle is Saturday, Jan. 11 at 8 p.m. in the Archbold Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St. Who will be named the Salt City Queen or King of 2020 and win a $1,000 cash prize?

Syracuse Stage Celebrates The Holidays With Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Photo Syracuse Stage Celebrates The Holidays With Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Syracuse Stage rings in the holiday season with the family musical a?oeDisney's Beauty and the Beast,a?? directed by Donna Drake and choreographed by Anthony Salatino with musical direction by Brian Cimmet. Preview performances begin Nov. 22. Opening night is Nov. 29, with performances scheduled through Jan. 5. Excellent seats remain for many performances and are available through the Box Office (315-443-3275) and at www.SyracuseStage.org.

BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Robyn Kerr on the Voting Righ Photo BWW TV Exclusive: The Great Facts of THE GREAT SOCIETY- Robyn Kerr on the Voting Rights Act
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 13, 2019

BroadwayWorld is checking in with the cast to uncover some little known facts about the political giants they play onstage. Today, watch as Robyn Kerr gives us a lesson on the Voting Rights Act.

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