Saint Luke's 2nd Monday Play Reading Series Presents HORATIO ALGER'S BOYS Saint Luke's 2nd Monday Play Reading Series Presents HORATIO ALGER'S BOYS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2019

Horatio Alger's Boys will be presented by Off-Broadway's Saint Luke's 2nd Monday Play Reading Series, part of their 2018-2019 season. Written by David Lally, Horatio Alger's Boys imagines the real-life meeting between Alger and his friend, William James, brother of Henry and Alice, one Spring night in 1870. Alger has come to share the truth of his life, and James, his friend, later to become known as 'the father of psychiatry', will listen. The saga of Horatio Alger did not begin and end with his 'rags to riches' stories. (more...)

Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS Comes to Cincinnati Playhouse Lin-Manuel Miranda's IN THE HEIGHTS Comes to Cincinnati Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2019

Hamilton creator Lin-Manuel Miranda's musical IN THE HEIGHTS will delight Cincinnati audiences this winter at Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park beginning Jan. 19, 2019. The Broadway hit, which won four Tony Awards including best musical and was nominated for a Pulitzer Prize, runs through Feb. 17, 2019. Official opening night is Jan. 24, 2019. (more...)

You Can't Stop The Beat With HAIRSPRAY At Village Theatre You Can't Stop The Beat With HAIRSPRAY At Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2018

Village Theatre is closing out their season with an all-new stage production of the Broadway hit musical, Hairspray. Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto national TV, dethrone the reigning teen queen, win the affections of the local heartthrob, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her 'do! The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning Best Musical teach us to look past skin color and size in the fight for equal rights. "What excites me about this show," says co-director Timothy McCuen Piggee, "is that we get to tell stories that humanize in a world that constantly works to dehumanize. This play is really clever because it offers the opportunity to examine issues like racism, sizeism, homophobia, and bias. This show is thoughtful and courageous and I'm excited to bring it to life with such a strong team of individuals." (more...)

You Can't Stop The Beat With HAIRSPRAY At Village Theatre You Can't Stop The Beat With HAIRSPRAY At Village Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2018

Village Theatre is closing out their season with an all-new stage production of the Broadway hit musical, Hairspray. Tracy Turnblad is a big girl with big hair and an even bigger dream: to dance her way onto national TV, dethrone the reigning teen queen, win the affections of the local heartthrob, and integrate a TV network… all without denting her 'do! The Tony and Drama Desk Award-winning Best Musical teach us to look past skin color and size in the fight for equal rights. "What excites me about this show," says co-director Timothy McCuen Piggee, "is that we get to tell stories that humanize in a world that constantly works to dehumanize. This play is really clever because it offers the opportunity to examine issues like racism, sizeism, homophobia, and bias. This show is thoughtful and courageous and I'm excited to bring it to life with such a strong team of individuals." (more...)

 VALENTINES DAY Gifts for Lovers and Loved Ones VALENTINES DAY Gifts for Lovers and Loved Ones
by Marina Kennedy - Feb 9, 2018

You don't have to have a significant other to give and receive gifts on Valentine's Day. For our readers who are looking for presents for sweethearts, loved ones, and besties, we have suggestions for wines, sweets, cookbooks and more. Here's a top selection with a variety of price points that will work for one and all. (more...)

HOLIDAY GIFTS for Food and Wine Lovers Part I HOLIDAY GIFTS for Food and Wine Lovers Part I
by Marina Kennedy - Nov 29, 2017

Brodwayworld.com Food and Wine gift guides offer gourmet gifts for all tastes and styles. We include items that have a wide variety of price points so that you can easily match the perfect present to your favorite foodie. From serving and cooking items to wines, spirits, and truffles, we have it all. We will be posting a new gift guide weekly for our readers so stay tuned. (more...)

WILLIAM DEAN CHOCOLATES for a Luscious Variety of Unique Confections WILLIAM DEAN CHOCOLATES for a Luscious Variety of Unique Confections
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 16, 2017

We learned about a company that makes the most scrumptious confections, William Dean Chocolates. They are based in the greater Tampa Area of Belleair Bluffs, Florida and offer award-winning, beautifully crafted chocolates and much more. Their items are available for purchase at their Florida boutique and online nationwide. (more...)

ART and ARTIFACTS at Hotels Around the World
by Marina Kennedy - Jul 17, 2017

To maximize traveler's time and money, hotels are creating on-property exhibits that are dedicated to entertaining and educating guests from a U.S. historic corridor in Chicago to a local Wild West culture display in Texas. (more...)

East Lynne Theater Company's TALES Goes to War
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

The award-winning Equity professional East Lynne Theater Company's popular 'Tales of the Victorians' continues its twenty-eighth year with a variety of locations and performers. Take tea at a lovely venue, indulge in homemade tasty treats, and listen to stories by famous American authors read by ELTC performers and friends, for only $12.00. Children are always welcome, and ages 12 and under are free. These are presented on Thursdays at 4:00p.m. through August 10. As usual most of the 'Tales' are in Cape May, but as of three years ago, a North Wildwood location has been added. (more...)

The BAD BOY Comes Home to Strawbery Banke Museum, 3/31 - 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Pontine Theatre presents its original staging of  The Story of a Bad Boy by Thomas Bailey Aldrich.  This classic story of a boy's adventures takes place in the semi-fictional town of Rivermouth (Portsmouth NH).  The production is underwritten by Optima Bank & Trust.  Performances take place  at Strawbery Banke Museum (14 Hancock Street) on Friday March 31 @7pm, Saturday April 1 & 8 @4pm, and Sunday April 2 & 9 @2pm. Tickets ($24) may be purchased online at www.pontine.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door a half-hour prior to each show, based on availability.  With an innovative use of puppetry and projected images, Pontine Co-Artistic Directors, Greg Gathers and Marguerite Mathews, tell the autobiographical story of a lively boy and his companions in mid-19th century Portsmouth, where Aldrich was sent to live under the watchful eyes of his grandfather. Aldrich's boyhood home, now part of Strawbery Banke Museum, will be open to audience members following each performance.   (more...)

Martin Semple to Succeed Daniel L. Ritchie as Chairman of the Board of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Martin Semple has been tapped to succeed Daniel L. Ritchie as Chairman of the Board of Trustees of the Denver Center for the Performing Arts (DCPA) effective July 2017. (more...)

Pontine Theatre Presents A NEW ENGLAND CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2016

9 - 11 December, Pontine Theatre presents A New England Christmas at the Seacoast Science Center in Rye NH.  The program includesChristmas Everyday by William Dean Howells, Once on Christmas by Dorothy Thomas and Cap'n Eli's Best Ear, by Frank Stockton.  Performances areFriday at 7pm, Saturday at 4pm and Sunday at 2pm.  Tickets are $24 and may be purchased in advance at -- www.pontine.org.  Tickets may also be purchased at the door  a half-hour prior to each performance, based on availability.  This production is underwritten by Gillian Aguilar.  Pontine's 2016-17 Season is supported by grants from the NH State Council on the Arts and the National Endowment for the Arts.  Seacoast Science Center is located at 570 Ocean Blvd in Rye NH.  For information, contact Pontine --info@pontine.org -- (603) 436-6660.     (more...)

Steampunk and Zombies to Invade Little Theatre's Play Reading Series Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Little Theater of Manchester's Evenings@7 series continues on June 14, with a reading of the comedy COLONEL SELLERS: REANIMATOR by Mark Twain, William Dean Howells & Jacques Lamarre. (more...)

Steampunk and Zombies to Invade Little Theatre's Play Reading Series
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2016

Little Theater of Manchester's Evenings@7 series continues on June 14, with a reading of the comedy COLONEL SELLERS: REANIMATOR by Mark Twain, William Dean Howells & Jacques Lamarre. (more...)

PROOF Set for Little Theatre of Manchester's Evenings@7 Series
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2016

Little Theater of Manchester's Evenings@7 series continues on May 10, with a reading of the drama Proof by David Auburn. (more...)

THE BOYS IN THE BAND Set for Little Theater of Manchester's Evenings@7
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

Little Theater of Manchester's Evenings@7 performance series returns to Cheney Hall on April 12, continuing its longstanding commitment to arts and the local community.  The first reading of the series will be the drama The Boys in the Band a play by Mart Crowley. (more...)

Pontine Theatre Presents A NEW ENGLAND CHRISTMAS This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

This weekend, December 12-14, Pontine Theatre presents its original production, A New England Christmas, underwritten by Chris Dwyer & Michael Huxtable. (more...)

Pontine Theatre to Present A NEW ENGLAND CHRISTMAS, 12/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Pontine Theatre presents it's original production, A New England Christmas, underwritten by Chris Dwyer & Michael Huxtable. Pontine's Artistic Directors, Marguerite Mathews and Greg Gathers, perform a selection of Christmas stories and poems by New England authors, including Mary Wilkins Freeman, William Dean Howells, Sarah Orne Jewett, Ogden Nash and more. The show combines lively storytelling and charming Victorian-style Toy Theatre Figures along with seasonal music. These charming holiday tales - in addition to holiday punch and cookies - are sure to put you in the Christmas spirit! Performances are offered Friday @7:30, Saturday @4 & Sunday @2. Tickets are $24 and may be purchased online at www.pontine.org. Tickets may also be purchased at the door (check & cash only) a half-hour prior to each performance, based on availability. Pontine's West End Studio Theatre is located at 959 Islington Street, Portsmouth NH. Contact Pontine: info@pontine.org / 603-436-6660. (more...)

Pontine Theatre to Present A NEW ENGLAND CHRISTMAS, 12/12-14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2014

This December 12-14, Pontine Theatre presents its original production, A New England Christmas, underwritten by Chris Dwyer & Michael Huxtable. (more...)

Pontine Theatre Presents FAMILIAR FIELDS: THE COMMUNITY OF SARAH ORNE JEWETT, Now thru 3/16
by Diana Heisroth - Mar 13, 2014

Today, March 13 - 16, Pontine Theatre presents the final production of it's premiere Cafe-Lyceum Series. This program, FAMILIAR FIELDS: The Community of Sarah Orne Jewett, is based on the life and work of the 19th century South Berwick, Maine author. The presentation explores issues of community as reflected in Jewett's stories, and the ways in which her regional portraits speak about the essential New England character The presentation combines food, friends, and discussion along with excerpts from Pontine's original adaptation of Jewett's The Country of the Pointed Firs, and Dunnet Landing Stories. (more...)

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