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Quintessence Announces Second Extension For MY FAIR LADY Quintessence Announces Second Extension For MY FAIR LADY
by BWW News Desk on December 17, 2017 in Philadelphia

It's been a loverly winter at Quintessence Theatre Group. With excellent reviews, sold out houses, and standing ovations, the classic musical and holiday treat for the entire family -- My Fair Lady, will now close December 30. The two-piano version of this show is performed at the Sedgwick Theater located at 7137 Germantown Avenue in Mt. Airy. Tickets cost $18-$40 and are available online at www.quintessencetheatre.org or at the Box Office at time of performance. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 17 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 17
by Audition Roundup on December 17, 2017 in Philadelphia

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 17, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 17 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Dec. 17
by Audition Roundup on December 17, 2017 in Philadelphia

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, December 17, 2017 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Ms. Rebecca Robert to Appear as Guest Narrator for AIB's NUTCRACKER Ballet Ms. Rebecca Robert to Appear as Guest Narrator for AIB's NUTCRACKER Ballet
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Philadelphia

The Academy of International Ballet (AIB) in Media, PA has announced that Ms. Rebecca Robert will be the 'On Stage Guest Narrator' for the 4:00 pm performance of the Nutcracker Ballet today, December 16, 2017 at the Strath Haven Middle School, 200 S. Providence Rd, Wallingford, PA 19086. (more...)
Ms. Susan Wefel Will Be Guest Narrator for Academy of International Ballet's NUTCRACKER Ms. Susan Wefel Will Be Guest Narrator for Academy of International Ballet's NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Philadelphia

Let the fun and fantasy of The Nutcracker begin! A beloved Christmas classic returns with this year's annual production of the Nutcracker. (more...)
Actress Ms. Susan Wefel Will Be Guest Narrator For AIB's THE NUTCRACKER Actress Ms. Susan Wefel Will Be Guest Narrator For AIB's THE NUTCRACKER
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Philadelphia

Let The Fun And Fantasy Of The Nutcracker Begin!! A beloved Christmas classic returns with this year's annual production of the Nutcracker! (more...)
Bravo Brass of Philadelphia Youth Orchestra to Present 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS in Holiday Concert Bravo Brass of Philadelphia Youth Orchestra to Present 'TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS in Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Philadelphia

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Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Present Holiday Comedy 'MY VERY OWN POLAR BEAR' Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Present Holiday Comedy 'MY VERY OWN POLAR BEAR'
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Philadelphia

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the world premiere of My Very Own Polar Bear, a new children's show for the holidays by local playwright Bill D'Agostino, on stage Dec. 16-31. (more...)
Tribe of Fools Gearing Up for Annual HOLIDAY BURLESQUE Tribe of Fools Gearing Up for Annual HOLIDAY BURLESQUE
by BWW News Desk on December 16, 2017 in Philadelphia

Tribe of Fools is bringing back their incredibly popular Holiday Burlesque. Tribe's holiday tradition provides a holiday themed show for adults. (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Just Two Weeks Left! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Philadelphia Awards; Just Two Weeks Left!
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Philadelphia

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Media Theatre Photo Flash: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at The Media Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 15, 2017 in Philadelphia

The show at Media is directed and choreographed by Dann Dunn, with music direction by Ben Kapilow (Delaware County's only professional music theatre features a live orchestra). Check out photos from the production here! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More!
by BWW Special on December 15, 2017 in Philadelphia

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! (more...)
Ms. Rebecca Robert to Appear as Guest Narrator for AIB's NUTCRACKER Ballet Ms. Rebecca Robert to Appear as Guest Narrator for AIB's NUTCRACKER Ballet
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Philadelphia

The Academy of International Ballet (AIB) in Media, PA has announced that Ms. Rebecca Robert will be the 'On Stage Guest Narrator' for the 4:00 pm performance of the Nutcracker Ballet on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at the Strath Haven Middle School, 200 S. Providence Rd, Wallingford, PA 19086. (more...)
Rufus Wainwright To Perform With The Philly POPS Rufus Wainwright To Perform With The Philly POPS
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Philadelphia

The Philly POPS will perform a one-night-only concert with the internationally-acclaimed artist Rufus Wainwright. The Philly POPS Presents Rufus Wainwright will be held on Friday, January 19, 2018 at the Kimmel Center. (more...)
NATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL Announces Elephant Sessions and More! NATIONAL FOLK FESTIVAL Announces Elephant Sessions and More!
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Philadelphia

Multi award winning Neo-trad quintet, Elephant Sessions, have just been confirmed to perform at the 2018 National Folk Festival. (more...)
Merry Christmas Darling: CARPENTERS CHRISTMAS Comes To The State Theatre Merry Christmas Darling: CARPENTERS CHRISTMAS Comes To The State Theatre
by BWW News Desk on December 14, 2017 in Philadelphia

Following her appearance last season with We've Only Just Begun: Carpenters Remembered, Michelle Berting Brett returns to the State Theatre with Merry Christmas Darling: Carpenters' Christmas today, December 14th. (more...)
SWEAT's Johanna Day Joins Ed Asner in THE SOAP MYTH Reading Tour SWEAT's Johanna Day Joins Ed Asner in THE SOAP MYTH Reading Tour
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Philadelphia

Today, producers of the upcoming east coast concert reading tour of Jeff Cohen's acclaimed play The Soap Myth announced that Tony and Drama Desk Award nominee Johanna Day (Sweat) will play the dual roles of holocaust scholar Esther Feinman and holocaust denier Brenda Goodsen. (more...)
Lesli Margherita Returns To Bucks County Playhouse With One-Woman Show Lesli Margherita Returns To Bucks County Playhouse With One-Woman Show
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Philadelphia

Olivier Award winner and Broadway star Lesli Margherita (Matilda, Dames at Sea, Zorro), Adelaide from Bucks County Playhouse's blockbuster production of Guys and Dolls, returns to New Hope with a brand-new concert, This Broad's Way, Saturday, January 20 at 8:00 p.m. Margherita is appearing at the Playhouse as part of the Winter Visiting Artists Series. (more...)
Just Announced: Darlene Love Comes to UDPAC On 2/15 Just Announced: Darlene Love Comes to UDPAC On 2/15
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Philadelphia

The star of the Academy Award-winning documentary 20 Feet From Stardom, and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee (introduced by Bette Midler), Darlene Love is an adored American musical icon. Darlene Love will perform a Valentine's Day Concert at Upper Darby Performing Arts Center on February 15 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $38 - $46 and may be purchased online at www.udpac.orgor by calling the Box Office at 610.622.1189. (more...)
Audition Dates Announced for Boston Ballet School's Summer Dance Program Audition Dates Announced for Boston Ballet School's Summer Dance Program
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Philadelphia

Boston Ballet School's Summer Dance Program (SDP) is a five-week intensive summer residential dance program for Pre-Professional level students from all around the world and gives young dancers the opportunity to work with Boston Ballet School's internationally-renowned faculty. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS SHOW at Bucks County Playhouse Photo Flash: First Look at EBENEZER SCROOGE'S BIG PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS SHOW at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk on December 13, 2017 in Philadelphia

One of the most beloved Christmas stories ever written takes on a decidedly New Hope twist when Buck County Playhouse premieres the new comedy, 'Ebenezer Scrooge's Big Playhouse Christmas Show,' throughout the rest of the month of December, with a matinee performance on New Year's Eve. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
WRITTEN ON SKIN Makes Philadelphia Premiere In First New U.S. Staging WRITTEN ON SKIN Makes Philadelphia Premiere In First New U.S. Staging
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Philadelphia

Having confirmed its status as one of the most progressive forces on the opera scene (Opera News) with O17, the first edition of its new annual season-opening festival, Opera Philadelphia forges ahead with back-to-back new productions in the new year. The first of these is George Benjamin's Written on Skin (2012), widely considered the century's most successful new opera (Financial Times). Marking its first new staging in the U.S.A., this major new addition to the canon makes its Philadelphia premiere in an original treatment from director Will Kerley, starring Lauren Snouffer, Mark Stone, and Anthony Roth Costanzo under the leadership of Jack Mulroney Music Director Corrado Rovaris in four performances at the Academy of Music (Feb 9 18). (more...)
VIDEO: Trailer of PETER PAN at Arden Theatre Company VIDEO: Trailer of PETER PAN at Arden Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Philadelphia

Arden Theatre Company celebrates the 20th Anniversary Season of Arden Children's Theatre with Peter Pan, adapted to the stage by Douglas Irvine from the books by J.M. Barrie. Whit MacLaughlin directs on the Arden's F. Otto Haas Stage at 40 N. 2nd Street in Philadelphia. The Honorary Producer is the Hamilton Family Foundation. (more...)
Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Present Theresa Rebeck's BAD DATES Act II Playhouse in Ambler to Present Theresa Rebeck's BAD DATES
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Philadelphia

Act II Playhouse in Ambler presents the comedy Bad Dates by Theresa Rebeck, on stage Dec. 12-31. (more...)
Philidelphia Youth Orchestra Students Perform At 2017 National Association For Music Education Philidelphia Youth Orchestra Students Perform At 2017 National Association For Music Education
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Philadelphia

On November 28, 2017 six talented young musicians from the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra performed in the 2017 National Association for Music Education (NAfME) All-National Honor Ensembles held at the Disney Coronado Springs Resort. The students displayed their talent and performed Bernstein's Overture to Candide , Tchaikovsky's Romeo and Juliet Fantasie Overture , and the world premiere of Daniel Dimarino's Temptations. (more...)