Kickshaw Theatre Presents David Sedaris's THE SANTALAND DIARIES Kickshaw Theatre Presents David Sedaris's THE SANTALAND DIARIES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2019

Kickshaw Theatre presents The Santaland Diaries by David Sedaris, adapted for the stage by Joe Mantello, December 13-22, 2019, at Bobcat Bonnie's in Ypsilanti. (more...)

Kickshaw Theatre Announces Lineup For Season Five Kickshaw Theatre Announces Lineup For Season Five
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

Kickshaw Theatre, Ann Arbor's pop-up professional theatre, will stage three full productions for their 2019-20 season, their 5th since the company's founding in 2015. In addition, Kickshaw will present three one-night-only events with special performances and opportunities to support the non-profit theatre. Of the expanded season, Artistic Director Lynn Lammers says, a?oeIn our fifth season, we're ready to make you laugh while continuing to take artistic risks. This slate of shows will delight you as well as leave you with plenty to mull over at the bar afterwards. I couldn't be more excited to bring smart, surprising theatre to the Ann Arbor area.a?? (more...)

HAMLET: THE VIKING PRINCE OF DENMARK Roams the NYC Parks in June HAMLET: THE VIKING PRINCE OF DENMARK Roams the NYC Parks in June
by Sarah Hookey - Apr 23, 2019

Celebrated indie theatre company, Black Henna Productions returns after a hiatus, in association with Theatre Beyond Broadway, with a re-envisioned 90-minute Hamlet. (more...)

Trevor Bachman's Orwell Inspired FARMED Tackles Voters' Rights Trevor Bachman's Orwell Inspired FARMED Tackles Voters' Rights
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Composer and vocalist Trevor Bachman continues his U.S. tour of FARMED: A Live Podcast Album after a packed concert at Joe's Pub in May. Join LICA, Theatre C, The Bushwick Book Club and The Parsnip Ship for a hybrid concert experience highlighting voter rights as they present FARMED: A Live Podcast Album, featuring performances by The Bushwick Book Club. (more...)

Trevor Bachman's Orwell Inspired FARMED Tackles Voters' Rights Trevor Bachman's Orwell Inspired FARMED Tackles Voters' Rights
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Composer and vocalist Trevor Bachman continues his U.S. tour of FARMED: A Live Podcast Album after a packed concert at Joe's Pub in May. Join LICA, Theatre C, The Bushwick Book Club and The Parsnip Ship for a hybrid concert experience highlighting voter rights as they present FARMED: A Live Podcast Album, featuring performances by The Bushwick Book Club. (more...)

BWW Spotlight: Village Theatre's 18th Annual Festival of New Musicals BWW Spotlight: Village Theatre's 18th Annual Festival of New Musicals
by Jay Irwin - Aug 21, 2018

Several years ago, I remember watching the Tony Awards and seeing Broadway power couple Matthew Broderick and Sarah Jessica Parker presenting the award for Best Score and getting all giddy and nerdy over it because "NEW SONGS!" Well that's how I feel every summer at Village Theatre's Festival of New Musicals. I get to see what's out there up and coming and maybe get to walk away seeing a new gem. And this year was no exception with a couple of shows blowing me away. Now, of course, these are workshops and staged readings of shows, so we cannot really review them, but I can at least tell you what they offered us. (more...)

Victoria Clark And More Set For Village Theatre's 18th Annual Festival Of New Musicals Victoria Clark And More Set For Village Theatre's 18th Annual Festival Of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2018

With one week left until The 18th Annual Festival of New Musicals, Village Theatre is excited to announce this summer's casting and creative teams! Tony Award-winner Victoria Clark (The Light in the Piazza) will direct Hansel & Gretl & Heidi & Gu?nter, a hilarious family adventure of what happens after Hansel and Gretl escape. Village Theatre's new artistic director Jerry Dixon (If/Then, Once on this Island) will direct the kick-off show Elysium: An American Fable, the moving story of a family dying under the weight of their own secrets; and associate artistic director Brandon Ivie (Jasper in Deadland) will direct The Passage, a coming-of-age mystery about a boy battling a monster holding his father captive. Joining them will be music directors Jason Hart (American Psycho), Rona Siddiqui (Bella: An American Tall Tale), R.J. Tancioco (Here Lies Love), and resident music director Tim Symons (Romy & Michelle's High School Reunion), among others. (more...)

Village Theatre Announces Lineup For 18th Annual Festival Of New Musicals Village Theatre Announces Lineup For 18th Annual Festival Of New Musicals
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2018

Village Theatre is excited to announce the lineup for The 18th Annual Festival of New Musicals, a series of five staged readings of musicals currently in development. The Festival will take place in Issaquah on August 10-12, 2018. (more...)

FARMED: A Live Podcast Comes to Joe's Pub FARMED: A Live Podcast Comes to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2018

Composer Trevor Bachman kicks off the U.S. national tour of FARMED: A Live Podcast Album on May 11th at Joe's Pub. Described by the NY Times as 'musically and vocally rich' and noted for his 'soulful vocals', Bachman combines live interview with heart-pounding beats, electric harmonies, and an earth-shaking choir of voices. Sourcing interviews from audiences in cities around the country, FARMED, originally inspired by George Orwell's Animal Farm, bridges distant communities through conversation and song. All concerts are live studio events, and recorded for podcast. (more...)

Nautical Cabaret FRUIT OF THE SEA to Swim to Charm City Fringe Festival Nautical Cabaret FRUIT OF THE SEA to Swim to Charm City Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Award-winning creative team Sean M Daniels, Eliza McCoy, Eric Mercado & Elizabeth Pasquariello reunite for FRUIT OF THE SEA with performances Nov 9, 10, 11 & 12 at the Downtown Cultural Arts Center as part of the sixth annual Charm City Fringe Festival. (more...)

Detroit Repertory Theatre Proves the Power of Diversity Detroit Repertory Theatre Proves the Power of Diversity
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Michigan's longest running, nonprofit, professional theatre, the Detroit Repertory Theatre will hold its Annual Black Tie Awards Night and Homecoming Celebration and Performance on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 6:30 pm. The Black Tie is the Annual Major Fundraiser for the Theatre. Funds raised help keep the Detroit Repertory Theatre producing its diversity centered productions and support its many outreach programs that provide cultural enrichment opportunities for the uninitiated and the physically, mentally, economically and socially challenged, proving the power of diversity acting in unity. (more...)

Nautical Cabaret FRUIT OF THE SEA to Swim to Charm City Fringe Festival Nautical Cabaret FRUIT OF THE SEA to Swim to Charm City Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2017

Award-winning creative team Sean M Daniels, Eliza McCoy, Eric Mercado & Elizabeth Pasquariello reunite for FRUIT OF THE SEA with performances Nov 9, 10, 11 & 12 at the Downtown Cultural Arts Center as part of the sixth annual Charm City Fringe Festival. (more...)

Detroit Repertory Theatre Announces Premiere of SWIMMING UPSTREAM Detroit Repertory Theatre Announces Premiere of SWIMMING UPSTREAM
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

The World Premiere of Rich Rubin's topical comedy about salmon and human relationships, Swimming Upstream, will have a Champagne Celebration on Thursday, November 2, 2017 at the Detroit Repertory Theatre at 8:30 PM. Opening Nights at the Rep are always full of camaraderie and celebration. This one will be no different. Guests are invited to join in a Champagne toast in the elegant lobby gallery of the Theatre after the show with the cast and crew. Tickets are still the lowest prices for professional theatre in the region at $17 advance or $20 day of performance, and may be purchased online at detroitreptheatre.com or by calling (313) 868-1347. Swimming Upstream will run Thursdays through Sundays until December 23, 2017. More information may be found at detroitreptheatre.com. (more...)

Broadway Inspirational Voices Brings Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY Today Broadway Inspirational Voices Brings Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Broadway Inspirational Voices (BIV) is bringing its Outreach Program to Ronald McDonald House NY today, September 12th, with Brian Crawley, Ben Chavez, Steven Lutvak, and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: F. Michael Haynie, Julia Knitel and Ryann Redmond to Headline CHASING SUMMER at 54 Below Photo Flash: F. Michael Haynie, Julia Knitel and Ryann Redmond to Headline CHASING SUMMER at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Chasing Summer, a new concert from the award-winning writing team of Ben Chavez& Yianni Papadimos. F. Michael Haynie (Charlie & The Chocolate Factory), Julia Knitel (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), and Ryann Redmond(Bring It On: The Musical) are set to headline the concert. (more...)

F. Michael Haynie, Julia Knitel and Ryann Redmond to Headline 'CHASING SUMMER' at 54 Below F. Michael Haynie, Julia Knitel and Ryann Redmond to Headline 'CHASING SUMMER' at 54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Chasing Summer, a new concert from the award-winning writing team of Ben Chavez & Yianni Papadimos. F. Michael Haynie (Charlie & The Chocolate Factory), Julia Knitel (Beautiful: The Carole King Musical), and Ryann Redmond (Bring It On: The Musical) are set to headline the concert. (more...)

Michael Feinstein, BANDSTAND, Tovah Feldshuh and More Coming Up This August at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

This August, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, Okieriete Onaodowan, Kate Baldwin and More to Perform in 'New Writers At 54!' Series
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

New Writers At 54! is a summer series at Feinstein's/54 Below showcasing exciting work by today's hottest emerging voices, curated by Creative and Programming Director Jennifer Ashley Tepper. (more...)

Photo Flash: Queens Shakespeare & What Dreams May Co. Present ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Following up our successful run of The Terrible Tragedy of Peter Pan and King Lear, Queens Shakespeare and What Dreams May Co are pleased to present Larry Blamire's Robin Hood. Join us for a summer of shield maidens, sheriffs, princes and a prince among thieves…Oh and did we mention swords. Lots and lots of swords. (more...)

Fruit of the Sea Coming to Dixon Place
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

When a down on her luck pet store clerk discovers she's actually landlocked mer-princess Calamaria, Fruit of the Sea, her life is turned head over fin. With her trusty sidekick, Jimmy the Lobster, Calamaria travels to central Florida's premiere mermaid attraction, Weeki Wachee Springs, to reclaim her tail and save the oceans from Garbage Island. Inspired by the Twitter account @_floridaman, roadside Americana, sea shanties, and the truth about climate change, this dark musical comedy plumbs the depths of identity and obsession to explore the line between harmlessly ridiculous and deceptively dangerous. (more...)

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