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JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, TOOTSIE & More Announced for Playhouse Square 2022-2023 Broad Photo JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR, TOOTSIE & More Announced for Playhouse Square 2022-2023 Broadway in Akron Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 6, 2022

Playhouse Square is bringing two beloved classics, a brand-new musical and one of the most iconic and colorful shows to E.J. Thomas Hall at the University of Akron for the 2022-2023 Broadway in Akron season.

Natasha Bedingfield to Host THE MASKED SINGER 2022 North American Tour Photo Natasha Bedingfield to Host THE MASKED SINGER 2022 North American Tour
by Michael Major - Mar 8, 2022

Superstar Natasha Bedingfield will host and perform during the upcoming 50-city North American tour of this year’s highly anticipated live show THE MASKED SINGER National Tour, it was announced today by Right Angle Entertainment and Outback Presents. Bedingfield was most recently a contestant on Season Six of FOX’s hit reality series.

Verb Ballets Commissions Contemporary ROMEO & JULIET Photo Verb Ballets Commissions Contemporary ROMEO & JULIET
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 24, 2022

Verb Ballets has commissioned choreographer Joshua L. Peugh to create a new evening length ballet Romeo & Juliet. He will be a choreographer-in-residence at Verb Ballets from January 3 - February 26, 2022.

Little Theatre of Virginia Beach Presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST Photo Little Theatre of Virginia Beach Presents THE IMPORTANCE OF BEING EARNEST
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 13, 2022

On Friday, January 14, Little Theatre of Virginia Beach joins generations of theatre groups to open 'The Importance of Being Earnest,' an Oscar Wilde play that has been a hit for more than 125 years.

Akron Symphony Orchestra Reschedules BAROQUE VIRTUOSOS & GOSPEL MEETS SYMPHONY Photo Akron Symphony Orchestra Reschedules BAROQUE VIRTUOSOS & GOSPEL MEETS SYMPHONY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2021

Due to health and safety concerns, the Akron Symphony Orchestra has rescheduled BAROQUE VIRTUOSOS and GOSPEL MEETS SYMPHONY to new dates later in the season. 

ANASTASIA is Coming to EJ Thomas Hall This Month Photo ANASTASIA is Coming to EJ Thomas Hall This Month
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 9, 2021

The national tour of ANASTASIA will visit EJ Thomas Hall as part of the Broadway in Akron series November 30 and December 1, 2021.

THE MASKED SINGER Announces 50-City North American Tour Photo THE MASKED SINGER Announces 50-City North American Tour
by Michael Major - Nov 1, 2021

Audiences can expect to see their favorite characters brought to life on stage in a can’t-miss spectacular live show for audiences of all ages, as well as surprise celebrity guests and amazing new performances.

New Production Offers A Local Twist On The Holiday Tradition THE AKRON NUTCRACKER Photo New Production Offers A Local Twist On The Holiday Tradition THE AKRON NUTCRACKER
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 28, 2021

The Dance Institute at The University of Akron will present the world premiere of The Akron Nutcracker in collaboration with Verb Ballets and the Akron Symphony on December 16 & 17, 2021 at E.J. Thomas Hall.

Full Cast Announced for HAIRSPRAY North American Tour Photo Full Cast Announced for HAIRSPRAY North American Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 6, 2021

The producers of HAIRSPRAY have announced the full cast for the upcoming North American tour and we've got the scoop on the cast and the tour schedule. Helmed by Jack O’Brien and Jerry Mitchell. HAIRSPRAY will visit more than 60 cities in its first touring season and is expected to play for multiple seasons.

Kyla Stone, Sam McLellan and More to Star in National Tour of ANASTASIA Photo Kyla Stone, Sam McLellan and More to Star in National Tour of ANASTASIA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 21, 2021

Casting has been announced for the return of the North American tour of the critically-acclaimed Broadway production of ANASTASIA. The ANASTASIA tour will launch in Connecticut (the Palace Theatre in Waterbury October 19-21, 2021 and the Shubert Theatre in New Haven October 22-24, 2021) and will go on to play over 40 cities this season. 

Celebrate 45 Years of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW With Film Star Barry Bostwick on  Photo Celebrate 45 Years of THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW With Film Star Barry Bostwick on Tour in 2021
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2021

Celebrating its 45th anniversary, The Rocky Horror Picture Show presents a special live appearance by its star, Barry Bostwick, during its 2021 National Tour. 

Playhouse Square Announces Return of Broadway in Akron Photo Playhouse Square Announces Return of Broadway in Akron
by Stephi Wild - Jul 7, 2021

The four-show lineup offers three Akron premieres with WAITRESS, ANASTASIA and CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY, plus the return of the musical comedy phenomenon HAIRSPRAY!

THE FULL MONTY regresar√° a Espa√Īa bajo la direcci√≥n de YLLANA Photo THE FULL MONTY regresar√° a Espa√Īa bajo la direcci√≥n de YLLANA
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - Jan 29, 2021

El musical de David Yazbek con libreto de Terrence McNally se estrenar√° en nuestro pa√≠s a finales de este a√Īo.

Goodspeed Announces New Leadership Team Photo Goodspeed Announces New Leadership Team
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2021

Hilton becomes the first woman to lead the internationally acclaimed theatre Byrd represents new generation of theatre managers EAST HADDAM, CONN., January 13, 2021: After an extensive national search, Goodspeed Musicals' Board of Trustees announced today that they have selected Donna Lynn Hilton as the new Artistic Director and David B. Byrd as the new Managing Director of the two-time Tony Award-winning theatre.

MAKS AND VAL Announce Third Nationwide Tour Photo MAKS AND VAL Announce Third Nationwide Tour
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 10, 2020

Acclaimed dance duo and brothers MAKS & VAL CHMERKOVSKIY have announced their third nationwide tour MAKS & VAL LIVE 2020: MOTION PICTURES TOUR featuring special guests, spouses and celebrated dancers JENNA JOHNSON and PETA MURGATROYD. Take a trip through the most memorable movie moments through the eyes of Maks and Val. The foursome will reimagine some of your favorite dancing movie scenes as well as bring motion to iconic scenes where there was none before. Experience a dance driven narrative woven together by the movies that have moved us all. 

The North American Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE Will Play the E.J. Thomas Hall in Februar Photo The North American Tour of THE COLOR PURPLE Will Play the E.J. Thomas Hall in February
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 10, 2020

TROIKA Entertainment announced the 2019-20 North American tour of the Tony Award¬ģ-winning Broadway revival of THE COLOR PURPLE. The tour will visit more than 30 cities, including Akron, at E.J. Thomas Hall February 11 & 12 as part of the 19-20 Broadway in Akron Series. To purchase tickets, visit broadwayinakron.com, call 330-253-2488 or visit the E.J. Thomas Hall Ticket Office. Group orders may be placed by calling 800-888-9941.

Casting Announced For Holiday Tour Of Ken Ludwig's TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS Photo Casting Announced For Holiday Tour Of Ken Ludwig's TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS
by Stephi Wild - Nov 25, 2019

''Twas the night before Christmas when all through the house. Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse.a?? So begins the season's most cherished story which has inspired the enchanting children's farce, Ken Ludwig's 'Twas the Night Before Christmas. The show has announced casting for a 19-city holiday tour that launches November 26 in Newberry, SC and has tour stops in Denver, Albuquerque, Stamford, and Akron. Tickets and a full tour schedule are available at www.TwasTheNightTour.com.

Broadway In Akron Presents BEAUTIFUL The Carole King Musical Photo Broadway In Akron Presents BEAUTIFUL The Carole King Musical
by Julie Musbach - Oct 18, 2019

The North American tour of the Tony and Grammy Award-winning hit musical Beautiful- The Carole King Musical will welcome Kennedy Caughell (Carole King), James D. Gish (Gerry Goffin), Kathryn Boswell (Cynthia Weil), James Michael Lambert (Barry Mann), Matt Loehr (Don Kirshner) and Rachel Coloff (Genie Klein) to the Company.

FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Heads to Akron Photo FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Heads to Akron
by Julie Musbach - Sep 9, 2019

Broadway in Akron presents the Akron engagement of the Tony Award¬ģ-nominated Broadway revival of Fiddler on the Roof at E.J. Thomas Hall October 15 and 16, 2019 as part of the 19-20 Broadway in Akron series.

Tickets For The 2019-20 Broadway In Akron Series & RIVERDANCE On Sale Tuesday Photo Tickets For The 2019-20 Broadway In Akron Series & RIVERDANCE On Sale Tuesday
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 13, 2019

Playhouse Square is pleased to announce that single tickets for the 2019-2020 Broadway in Akron Season will go on sale August 20th, 2019 at 11:00 a.m., including a limited engagement of Riverdance a?" The 25th Anniversary World Tour at E.J. Thomas Hall in April 2020. Single tickets will be available in-person at the E.J. Thomas Hall Ticket Office, online at broadwayinakron.com, or by phone at 330-253-2488.  Group orders of 10 or more may be placed by calling 800-888-9941.

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