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Young Players Presents LES MISERABLES School Edition! Young Players Presents LES MISERABLES School Edition!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

The Young Players are proud to present the epic, grand, and uplifting Les Miserables School Edition! (more...)

BWW Interview: Cast of WILLY WONKA JR. at Arkansas Repertory Theatre tells of experiences BWW Interview: Cast of WILLY WONKA JR. at Arkansas Repertory Theatre tells of experiences
by Theresa Bertram - Jun 19, 2019

For the candy lover in all of us, the Arkansas Repertory Theater, will present Willy Wonka Jr., their first all-kids cast on the main stage June 21-30. (more...)

Local Youth Take The Rep MainStage In WILLY WONKA, JR. Local Youth Take The Rep MainStage In WILLY WONKA, JR.
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

A local cast of 39 young actors will present Willy Wonka Jr. on the MainStage at Arkansas Repertory Theatre this summer. The production, which runs June 21-30, is based on the classic tale by Roald Dahl, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. (more...)

KINKY BOOTS Struts Into Broadway Sessions One Last Time KINKY BOOTS Struts Into Broadway Sessions One Last Time
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2019

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway cast twice monthly. (more...)

BWW Review: DISNEY'S NEWSIES! THE MUSICAL at Argenta Community Theater BWW Review: DISNEY'S NEWSIES! THE MUSICAL at Argenta Community Theater
by Theresa Bertram - Mar 5, 2019

The Argenta Community Theater cast of Newsies may not be the King's of New York, but they are most definitely the King's of North Little Rock. Argenta never fails putting on a fantastic show. Led by Director Vincent Insalaco, and produced by Judy Tenenbaum, the casting was superb, the set was envious, and the choreography was top notch--and looked like so much fun! (more...)

Young Players Presents NEWSIES at the Royal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2018

For the first time in Arkansas and coming to the Royal Theatre September 15-30, 2018 is the Young Players production of Disney's Newsies the Musical - the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon. The show is based on the historical newsboy strike of 1899 that shook the ivory towers of William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldmen and book by Harvey Fierstein, Newsies leaps onto the stage with soul stirring music, amazing heart, and stunning choreography. Newsies is under the direction of Daphne Shoppach with Jo Murry as musical director and Jenny Johnston as choreographer. (more...)

Young Players Presents NEWSIES at the Royal Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 23, 2018

For the first time in Arkansas and coming to the Royal Theatre September 15-30, 2018 is the Young Players production of Disney's Newsies the Musical - the Tony Award-winning Broadway phenomenon. The show is based on the historical newsboy strike of 1899 that shook the ivory towers of William Randolph Hearst and Joseph Pulitzer. With music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldmen and book by Harvey Fierstein, Newsies leaps onto the stage with soul stirring music, amazing heart, and stunning choreography. Newsies is under the direction of Daphne Shoppach with Jo Murry as musical director and Jenny Johnston as choreographer. (more...)

BWW Review: BIG RIVER at Argenta Community Theater BWW Review: BIG RIVER at Argenta Community Theater
by Theresa Bertram - Jul 23, 2018

Nestled at 405 Main Street in North Little Rock, the Argenta Community Theater deserves its spot amongst the other 'artsy' venues and clubs taking residence in the Argenta district. Though it isn't a very big setting (not as small as a black box theater, but definitely not auditorium size), they impress this writer with their creative use of space. And the talent? It's surprising that these people are not professional actors, though I do take the liberty to prophesize that some of them very well may be in the near future. The Argenta family never disappoints. (more...)

Photo Flash: Berkshire Theatre Group Presents HAIR Photo Flash: Berkshire Theatre Group Presents HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2018

Broadway is currently celebrating the 50th year of Hello Dolly and the Folksbiene is mounting Fiddler On The Roof (in Yiddish) for its same Golden Anniversary. TheBerkshire Theatre Group has an exciting production of HAIR also celebrating its Broadway Opening in 1968 on it's Unicorn Stage. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night curtain call. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: HAIR Celebrates Opening Night at Berkshire Theatre Group Photo Coverage: HAIR Celebrates Opening Night at Berkshire Theatre Group
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 8, 2018

Broadway is currently celebrating the 50th year of Hello Dolly and the Folksbiene is mounting Fiddler On The Roof (in Yiddish) for its same Golden Anniversary. The Berkshire Theatre Group has an exciting production of HAIR also celebrating its Broadway Opening in 1968 on it's Unicorn Stage. BroadwayWorld was there for the opening night curtain call. Check out the photos below! (more...)

Royal Theatre in Benton Presents OLIVER! THE MUSICAL This Month Royal Theatre in Benton Presents OLIVER! THE MUSICAL This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

The Jeff Mattingly Foundation along with First Security Bank Present Oliver! The Musical on stage at The Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market, Benton, AR. Show dates are November 30-December 10, 2017. (more...)

A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL Brings Heartwarming Nostalgia to Fulton Theatre A CHRISTMAS STORY, THE MUSICAL Brings Heartwarming Nostalgia to Fulton Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The nationally regarded Fulton Theatre presents the holiday classic A Christmas Story, The Musical, now through December 31. Join Ralphie and friends as they bring the heartwarming nostalgia of this Christmas film to life on stage. WE TRIPLE DOG DARE YOU! (more...)

Royal Theatre in Benton Presents OLIVER! THE MUSICAL This Month Royal Theatre in Benton Presents OLIVER! THE MUSICAL This Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

The Jeff Mattingly Foundation along with First Security Bank Present Oliver! The Musical on stage at The Royal Theatre, 111 S. Market, Benton, AR. Show dates are November 30-December 10, 2017. (more...)

Comedian Manon Mathews Stars In NikoFrank Short NEVER HAVE I EVER By Maggie Politi Comedian Manon Mathews Stars In NikoFrank Short NEVER HAVE I EVER By Maggie Politi
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2017

NikoFrank Productions presents an original comedic short Never Have I Ever written by Maggie Politi and produced & created alongside co-founder Spiro Marcos. The creative duo has fully produced 6 sketches & short films featuring TV & Broadway actors. (more...)

BELLS ARE RINGING Revival Begins at Musicals Tonight! BELLS ARE RINGING Revival Begins at Musicals Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2017

Bells Are Ringing has a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Jule Styne. It starred Judy Holliday was directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse. It opened in 1956 and ran for nearly three years. The 1960 movie starred Judy Holliday and Dean Martin. (more...)

Musicals Tonight! Announces Cast for BELLS ARE RINGING Revival Musicals Tonight! Announces Cast for BELLS ARE RINGING Revival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

Bells Are Ringing has a book and lyrics by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, and music by Jule Styne. It starred Judy Holliday was directed by Jerome Robbins and choreographed by Robbins and Bob Fosse. It opened in 1956 and ran for nearly three years. The 1960 movie starred Judy Holliday and Dean Martin. (more...)

Julia Mattison, New Writers Series, Betty Buckley and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below Julia Mattison, New Writers Series, Betty Buckley and More Coming Up at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2017

Next week, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. (more...)

VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS THE MUSICAL Parody Brings the Upside Down to Broadway VIDEO: STRANGER THINGS THE MUSICAL Parody Brings the Upside Down to Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

Creator Bret Shuford (Paramour, The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast), in partnership with Kevin Zak and Halleloo Productions, just launched Stranger Things the Musical - a video parody that takes a look inside rehearsals for a fictional production of Stranger Things. Check it out below! (more...)

The Muny's ALL SHOOK UP Star Caroline Bowman Takes Over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2017

BroadwayWorld is excited to announce that Broadway star Caroline Bowman will be taking us behind the scenes at The Muny's thrilling new production of ALL SHOOK UP! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Caroline Bowman, Tim Rogan and More in ALL SHOOK UP at The Muny
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The Muny just celebrated its opening night performance of All Shook Up last night, July 13, 2017, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

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