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Eisemann Family Series Opens with THE AMAZING MAX 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

???????Max Darwin THE AMAZING MAX combines magic and comedy, making objects appear and disappear and generally defying the laws of physics inches from theatergoer's faces. This interactive and high energy show is appropriate for audiences of all ages. What's truly amazing, as magician Max Darwin works miracles during the show, is not only what happens on stage but also what happens in the audience. The Enchanted look that spreads across the faces of his young (and not-so-young) fans is hands down astounding. Max conjures a custom experience that little ones will carry with them long after the show ends. PBS Kids calls THE AMAZING MAX "…Awesome and Hilarious!" (more...)

NJ Professional Premiere of Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Arrives This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

The Growing Stage, The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre in Netcong opens its 36th Main Stage season with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. The show runs October 6th through the 29th with performances Friday evenings at 7:30 PM, Saturday and Sunday matinees at 4:00 PM. (more...)

Cast Complete for Charles Ludlam's CONQUEST OF THE UNIVERSE OR WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE at La MaMa
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

CONQUEST OF THE UNIVERSE OR WHEN QUEENS COLLIDE which marked the birth of the The Ridiculous Theatrical Company, co-founded by the late groundbreaking playwright and performer Charles Ludlam in 1967 will return on the occasion of the play and the company's 50th anniversary with a production, starring and directed by Everett Quinton, a long-standing member of RTC who assumed leadership as Artistic Director when Mr. Ludlam died 30 years ago, in 1987. (more...)

American Lyric Theater to Introduce THE NEW CREW with Special Salon
by BWW News Desk - Sep 21, 2017

American Lyric Theater presents The New Crew, a salon including performances by and discussions with American Lyric Theater's newest Resident Artists in the Composer Librettist Development Program: composers Shuying Li, Andy Teirstein, and Liliya Ugay; librettists Lorene Cary, Julian Crouch, and Lila Palmer; and dramaturg Antigoni Gaitana. (more...)

3-D Theatricals of Los Angeles Opens 9th Southern California Season with YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

3-D Theatricals (3DT) rings in its 2017-1018 season at both the Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center (RBPAC) and the Cerritos Center for the Performing Arts (CCPA) with Mel Brooks' Young Frankenstein, a musical comedy from the Broadway creative team of the 12-time Tony Award winning smash hit The Producers. The production, with music and lyrics by Brooks and a book by Thomas Meehan, is a hilariously tuneful show based on the 1974 smash hit film Young Frankenstein which was a wickedly inspired re-imagining of the Mary Shelley classic from the comic genius of Mel Brooks. David Lamoureux directs with Corey Hirsch serving as Musical Director and Daniel Smith as Choreographer. Dino Nicandros* stars as Frederick Frankenstein with Danny Blaylock as The Monster , Julia Aks as Inga , Erik Scott Romney as Igor/Victor Frankenstein , Tracy Rowe Mutz* as Frau Blucher , Ashley Fox Linton* as Elizabeth , and Richard Gould* as Inspector Kemp/Hermit . *Denotes members of Actors Equity Association. (more...)

Scoop: ONCE UPON A TIME on ABC - Friday, October 6, 2017
by - Sep 18, 2017

Get all the scoop on ONCE UPON A TIME, airing on ABC on Friday, October 6, 2017! (more...)

NORMA to Open The Metropolitan Opera's 133rd Season
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Metropolitan Opera will open its 133rd season on Monday, September 25 with a new production of Bellini's bel canto tragedy Norma. Soprano Sondra Radvanovsky returns to the Met as one of the world's leading interpreters of Norma, singing her first season opening performances. (more...)

Break Out Your Toga! FORUM Returns to Burbank Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

The Tony Award-winning musical comedy A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum hits the Garry Marshall Theatre stage, following Ovation Recommended play Master Class. (more...)

Walter Borden to Lead Upcoming TRAGEDIE OF LEAR at Palmerston Library Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2017

What happens to a family when its head has lost his grasp on reality and the family has no idea? The fault lines in this intergenerational conflict are exposed in Tragedie of Lear, arguably William Shakespeare's most compelling tragedy. In his directorial debut, Dora-nominated actor Ash Knight explores this startlingly timely masterpiece through the lens of mental health. (more...)

Full Casting Announced For Rose Theatre Kingston's Christmas Show ALICE IN WINTERLAND
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Rose Theatre Kingston has just announced full casting for its Christmas show, Alice in Winterland, based on Lewis Carroll's timeless books Alice Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass. (more...)

Houston Grand Opera Opens 2017/18 Season with LA TRAVIATA and JULIUS CAESAR
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

Houston Grand Opera will open its 63rd season with a new production of Verdi's most romantic opera, La traviata, October 20 November 11 in the new HGO Resilience Theater at the George R. Brown Convention Center in downtown Houston. (more...)

Festival Ballet Providence to Fly Spooky Tale THE WIDOW'S BROOM to The VETS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2017

Just in time for Halloween, Festival Ballet Providence (FBP) presents The Widow s Broom, the first main stage performance of its 40th Anniversary Season, October 27-29, 2017 at The Vets. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Civic Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Step into The Enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Menken and Tim Rice. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 29, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 29, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Electric Forest Celebrates Self Expression and Diversity with MONARCH RACHEL
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2017

The 7th annual Electric Forest (EF) festival returned to its home in the beautiful forest of Rothbury, Michigan for the first of two weekends, welcoming over 40,000 fans for four days and nights of camping, live music, incredible art installations and the magic of The Enchanted Sherwood Forest. (more...)

Civic Theatre Opens 90th Season with BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

???????Step into The Enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast.  Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Menken and Tim Rice.  (more...)

PINKALICIOUS, GRUFF! and More Set for Summer Family Theater Festival at McGinn/Cazale Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

The first SUMMER FAMILY THEATER FESTIVAL at the McGinn/Cazale Theater on Manhattan's Upper West Side offers a cool range of family-friendly entertainment for the hot summer months, with productions by Vital Theatre Company, Doppelskope, The Amazing Max and Ragtag Theatre Company, as well as summer camps for children. (more...)

ABC to Spotlight Creatives and Stars of Hit Shows at D23 Expo 2017
by TV News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

Be among the first to learn the secrets of what's ahead on ABC's hit series “Once Upon a Time”; “Modern Family”'s Nolan Gould hosts an ABC Summer Fun & Games panel featuring some of your favorite ABC Comedy kids playing a live, real-time game of “Celebrity Family Feud' (more...)

BWW Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Theatre Baton Rouge
by Tara Bennett - Jun 21, 2017

Theatre Baton Rouge has enchanted its way into the hearts of audiences once again with their closing production of the 2016-2017 season, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 21, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 21, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for June 14, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 14, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 5, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 5, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

ON YOUR FEET, TITANIC, and More as Part of Pittsburgh CLO's 2018 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Pittsburgh CLO is pleased to announce its 2018 Summer Season will open with the Pittsburgh premiere of ON YOUR FEET! - the Emilio and Gloria Estefan musical - direct from Broadway! According to The New York Times, "The very air in the room seems to vibrate in this undeniably crowd-pleasing new musical!" ON YOUR FEET! will conga through the Benedum Center June 12-17, kicking off our 72nd summer of musicals in style. (more...)


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Garry Marshall Theatre Announcs 2017-2018 Inaugural Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Artistic Directors Joseph Leo Bwarie and Dimitri Toscas have set the 2017-2018 Inaugural Season at the newly established nonprofit Garry Marshall Theatre in Burbank. (more...)

BWW Interview: Adam Shankman's Ever Stepping Up His Dizzy Feet to Share His Love For Dance
by Gil Kaan - Jul 27, 2017

Dizzy Feet Foundation (DFF), co-founded in 2010 by Nigel Lythgoe and Adam Shankman, will again host their annual National Dance Day (NDD) at The Music Center in Los Angeles and The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. this Saturday July 29, 2017. BroadwayWorld and I had the chance to quiz Adam on the importance of dance for him, and for countless others. (more...)

BWW Review: North Carolina Theatre's BEAUTY & THE BEAST
by Jeffrey Kare - Jul 26, 2017

Based on Disney's 1991 Academy Award-winning animated film of the same name as well as the classic French fairy tale by Jeanne-Marie Leprince de Beaumont, Beauty & the Beast tells the story of a bright, beautiful young woman who doesn't seem to fit in with her hometown. She later finds herself trapped in The Enchanted castle of a cold-hearted prince who had been magically transformed into a hideous beast as punishment for his selfish ways. To revert back into his true human form, the Beast must first earn the love of this woman before it's too late. (more...)

VIDEO: Get Swept Away from Comic Con's First Look at ONCE UPON A TIME S7
by TV News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Special behind-the-scenes bloopers from Season 6 and sneak peek scenes from Season 7 of ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME were revealed at San Diego Comic Con at a panel with co-creators and executive producers Edward Kitsis (Lost) and Adam Horowitz (Lost) along with executive producer David H. Goodman (Without a Trace) and 'Once Upon a Time' cast members (more...)

GUYS & DOLLS, STEEL MAGNOLIAS, BEAUTY & THE BEAST and More Highlight Rivertown Theaters' 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts is about to kick-off another spectacular and diverse lineup of productions for the 2017-2018 season. First up on the boards - the Frank Loesser celebrated musical classic, 'Guys & Dolls' running September 8 - 24th. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now in Hershey for Disney On Ice Presents DARE TO DREAM
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Disney On Ice presents Dare to Dream coming to Giant Center Thursday, October 19th through October 22nd. (more...)

VIDEO: ONCE UPON A TIME Releases Season 7 Trailer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2017

ABC's fairytale series 'Once Upon a Time' has just released their Season 7 trailer via the show's Twitter, check it out below! (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 19, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 19, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. (more...)

BWW Morning Brief July 18th, 2017 - DEAR JANE, PHANTOM's New Giry and More!
by Jessica Khan - Jul 18, 2017

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Today's big news: THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA tour welcomes a new 'Madame Giry'! (more...)

William Shatner to Guest Star on MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC This August
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Exciting new adventures are on the horizon for the Mane 6 and some very special celebrity guests in the continuation of the seventh season of MY LITTLE PONY: FRIENDSHIP IS MAGIC, returning to Discovery Family on Saturday, August 5 at 11:30a/10:30c (more...)

IRT and the Arctic Group presents POMEGRENADE
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

The Arctic Group is proud to present Pomegrenade, as part of IRT's 3B developmental series, a new play by Ran Xia. (more...)

Fall in Love with BEAUTY AND THE BEAST presented by STARS 2000
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

STARS 2000, a Pleasant Hill based teen theatre company, will present BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Diablo Valley College July 21 - August 6, 2017. This marks the 25th Anniversary of STARS 2000, a non-profit, pre-professional teen theatre company. (more...)

Critic's Choice: What's Playing in Tennessee? Nashville Theater Calendar for July 12, 2017
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 12, 2017

Feeling the urge to let your imagination run wild, your spirit to soar or to just leave the world in which you live and go on an adventure? Sounds like a trip to the theater is in order! Luckily, companies all over the Volunteer State have been hard at work, creating new productions to transform and to transport, shows that will entertain you this summer. That's where THE NASHVILLE THEATER CALENDAR comes in handy: Peruse our listings every week to find out what shows you should see! (more...)

Daryl Roth and Roberta Flack Named Town Hall's 2017 Friends of the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Legendary singer Roberta Flack and leading theatrical producer Daryl Roth will receive the Town Hall 2017 Friend of the Arts Award, it was announced today.  (more...)

ABC's ONCE UPON A TIME Returns to Comic-Con International: San Diego
by TV News Desk - Jul 10, 2017

ONCE UPON A TIME returns for their seventh consecutive year to the Comic-Con International: San Diego on Saturday, July 22, at 10:00 a.m. in Ballroom 20. (more...)

Scarlett Strallen, Esau Pritchett, and John Lavelle Lead Cast for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Hartford Stage Artistic Director Darko Tresnjak and Managing Director Michael Stotts announced today the cast and creative team for William Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Tresnjak. The comedy, which runs September 7 through October 8, opens Hartford Stage's 2017-18 season. Actors Scarlett Strallen, Esau Pritchett, and John Lavelle lead the distinguished cast. (more...)

Exquisite Corpse Company Presents: A RIBBON ABOUT A BOMB
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

This summer, Exquisite Corpse Company invites you to a wedding...or a funeral...in the surreal world of A Ribbon About a Bomb. Wander with Frida Kahlo, Remedios Varo, and Leonora Carrington through the abandoned halls of a mansion on Governors Island. The show centers on, as the artists often queried in life, the duality of humanity, womanhood, and art. The captivating, sometimes terrifying, work of these three women intertwine, as each attempts to shape their own reality in the face of systematic oppression and entrenched social hierarchies. (more...)

The Ghastly Dreadfuls Kick Off the Halloween Season at Center for Puppetry Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2017

The Center for Puppetry Arts' resident ghouls, the Ghastly Dreadfuls, are throwing A Ghastly Ghathering to celebrate the Ghastlies' annual return from the grave and to kick off the spooky Halloween season!  (more...)

Yuliya Solntseva's Ukrainian Trilogy Receives North American Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image will host one of the most exciting film events of the year: a presentation of an epic trilogy of films directed by Yuliya Solntseva, two of which will be shown in their spectacularly colorful, original 70mm formats. This marks the first time that all three films have been screened together in North America. Solntseva is the first female director to win Best Director at the Cannes Film Festival, a feat not repeated until Sofia Coppola won the same award for Beguiled this year. Yuliya Solntseva's Ukrainian Trilogy will be shown August 26 and 27. (more...)

Fremont Street Theater Company Celebrates 6th Anniversary with Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2017

Fremont Street Theater Company proudly presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 E. Wood Street, in Palatine. (more...)

Disney Live! MICKEY AND MINNIE'S DOORWAY TO MAGIC Comes to Worcester
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Magic comes to Worcester when Feld Entertainment, the worldwide leader of live touring family entertainment brings memorable moments from renowned Disney films to life. (more...)

Seven Artists Selected for the 10th Anniversary of American Lyric Theater's Composer Librettist Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Lawrence Edelson, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater (ALT), announced today that three composers, three librettists, and one dramaturg have been selected as Resident Artists to participate in the tenth anniversary season of the company's nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program (CLDP). The artists selected for this prestigious residency and training program are composers Shuying Li, Andy Tierstein, and Liliya Ugay; librettists Lorene Cary, Julian Crouch, and Lila Palmer; and dramaturg Antigoni Gaitana. (more...)

American Lyric Theater Announces 10th Anniversary CLDP Resident Artists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

Lawrence Edelson, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater (ALT), announced today that three composers, three librettists, and one dramaturg have been selected as Resident Artists to participate in the tenth anniversary season of the company's nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program (CLDP). The artists selected for this prestigious residency and training program are composers Shuying Li, Andy Tierstein, and Liliya Ugay; librettists Lorene Cary, Julian Crouch, and Lila Palmer; and dramaturg Antigoni Gaitana. (more...)

Announcing Way Off Broadway's 2018 Mainstage Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2017

2018 will mark a year of change for The Way Off Broadway Dinner Theatre, the area's only year-round producing theatre, which has become known for not only its presentations of classic musicals but its area and regional premiere's of hit Broadway shows as well.               (more...)

Seven Artists Selected for 10th Anniversary of American Lyric Theater's Composer Librettist Development Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Lawrence Edelson, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of American Lyric Theater (ALT), announced today that three composers, three librettists, and one dramaturg have been selected as Resident Artists to participate in the tenth anniversary season of the company's nationally acclaimed Composer Librettist Development Program (CLDP). The artists selected for this prestigious residency and training program are composers Shuying Li, Andy Tierstein, and Liliya Ugay; librettists Lorene Cary, Julian Crouch, and Lila Palmer; and dramaturg Antigoni Gaitana. (more...)

New Season Announced at The Growing Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The Growing Stage - The Children's Theatre of New Jersey, located in the Historic Palace Theatre on Route 183 in Netcong, New Jersey is proud to present its 2017 - 2018 Main Stage Season: (more...)

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