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by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2019
Zelda Sayre, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ernest Hemingway burned up the world in a fury of passion, friendship, and beauty and captured the hearts of 1920's America-and the entire world. UK stars Hannah Tointon (Hollyoaks, Inbetweeners), Robert Boulter (West End's The Inheritance) and Jack Derges (EastEnders) bring this dynamic trio to life onstage in the exceptional play 'The Jazz Age,' premiering at the The Playground Theatre October 2nd-October 19th.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
D'Arcy Drollinger presents Buffy the Vampire Slayer LIVE! a?'a?oeOnce More With Feelinga?? The Drag Parody, October 10-November 9 a?' Thursdays-Saturdays at 7PM, with a special Halloween show on October 31st, which will include a costume contest and Buffy trivia challenge. Oasis - 298 11th Street @ Folsom. Tickets are $27.50-$50 and are available at www.sfoasis.com
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2019
Waitress today announces television star Hannah Tointon, as seen in The Inbetweeners, Mr Selfridge and Hollyoaks, will be joining the West End company from 2 December in the role of Dawn. She will take over from Laura Baldwin who will mark her final performance on 30 November. Waitress is also delighted to announce that Lucie Jones, who has been wowing audiences in the lead role of Jenna since taking over earlier this summer, will extend performances in the smash hit musical through to 25 January 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2019
The Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment, in partnership with SHOW- SCORE.COM, recently launched ALL NEW YORK'S A STAGE, the first-ever campaign dedicated to raising the visibility of our vibrant local theater industry, which is made up of small venues, companies and related organizations throughout the five boroughs.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Hannah Tointon, Robert Boulter, and Jack Derges to Star in the UK Premiere Production of The Jazz Age at the Playground Theatre OPENING TONIGHT and playing until 19th October 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
The Group Rep presents BARRYMORE by William Luce, with Robert Benedict as Barrymore, featuring Todd Andrew Ball, directed by Robert Benedict, produced by Todd Andrew Ball.
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 16, 2019
The 19/20 theatrical season has seen several milestones for many of its area theatres but the biggest by far is the 70th anniversary of the company that helped pioneer the regional theatre movement in this country Arena Stage.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Loretta Greco, Artistic Director of Magic Theatre, has announced that she will depart the organization after twelve years as its artistic leader. Greco will leave at the end of the 2019-2020 season. a?oeIt has been a spectacular honor to lead the storied Magic Theatre,a?? said Greco. a?oeI am proud of the extraordinary array of groundbreaking writers Magic has launched and supported over time, who have bravely led our cultural conversation forwarda?"and the way those voices and the work we have premiered have elevated the field as a whole.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2019
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), has announced the winner and three finalists for the annual Zelda Fichandler Award. The award will be presented at an invitation-only event on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 in New York City. The Fichandler Award recognizes directors and choreographers who have demonstrated great accomplishment to-date with singular creativity and deep investment in a particular community or region, and is named for Zelda Fichandler, the founding artistic director of Arena Stage in Washington, D.C. This year's Fichandler Award focused on directors and choreographers from the central region of the United States.
by Claudio Erlichman - Oct 10, 2019
'Move It, Move It!'! Join Alex, Marty, Melman and Gloria as they bound out of the zoo and onto the stage in this live musical spectacular. This smash hit musical features all of your favourite crack-a-lackin' friends as they escape from their home in New York's Central Park Zoo and find themselves on an unexpected journey to the madcap world of King Julien's Madagascar. This new musical from Touché Entretenimento opens on October 11 at Theatro NET Sao Paulo with 06 sets, 3D effects, over 60 costumes and a giant led screen, with unprecedented technology in Brazil.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to Tony Award-winning actress, choreographer, director and author Baayork Lee. The award will be presented Wednesday, November 13, 2019 as part of the opening night celebration for Disney's Newsies, directed by Molly Smith. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
The producers of Billy Elliot the Musical have today confirmed that unfortunately due to personal circumstances Kelley Abbey is unable to continue in her role as Mrs Wilkinson and has had to withdraw from the production.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2019
The Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation affiliated with Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, presents the third annual SDCF Awards including the Gordon Davidson Award, Zelda Fichandler Award, Joe A. Callaway Awards, and Breakout Award.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
Charlie Rosen, the 29-year old multi-talented bandleader, Broadway and television composer, and mega multi-instrumentalist, is bringing the acclaimed 8-Bit Big Band to Sony Hall in New York City!
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2019
F. Scott Fitzgerald In Westport this spring celebrates two of the town's famous former residents, Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, who lived in Westport for a time as newlyweds. The Westport Historical Society joined with Harbor Watch to present a lecture and walking tour of Fitzgerald's Westport and a 'tastefully risque' evening, 'Gatsby's Return,' at The Inn at Longshore on April 27. On May 18 and 19, Westport Community Theater will offer staged readings of The Vegetable, Fitzgerald's only produced play, as a continuation of the festivities.
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2019
Two of Broadway's brightest stars, beloved costars, and real-life friends, Laura Osnes and Corey Cott will bring their new duo act, Let's Duet!, to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only-Friday, July 19 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, July 20 (8 p.m.). Dazzling audiences on Broadway last season with their undeniable chemistry and powerful performances in Bandstand, the talented pair reunites on-stage for an evening of duets, including tunes they've always dreamed of singing together, as well as iconic songs from Broadway and beyond.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2019
The Ford Theatres today announced the 2019 season of events at the John Anson Ford Theatres. The 2019 season will open on Saturday, April 27 with The Spring Quartet: Jack DeJohnette, Joe Lovano, Esperanza Spalding and Leo Genovese, who The Arts Desk described as "an expansive, freewheeling rampage, ideas flying out like sparks from a roaring fire," and will conclude on October 19 and 20 with a Dia de los Muertos Concert and Community Celebration. These bookend performances are both part of the third season of the IGNITE @ the FORD! series. Tickets can be purchased at FordTheatres.org or by calling (323) 461-3673.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2019
Mind vs. Matter. Game on. Folger Theatre concludes its 2018/19 season of characters that "shake the world" with Love's Labor's Lost, Shakespeare's quick-witted comedy filled with oaths, trickery, and confessions of love. Vivienne Benesch, the 2017 winner of the annual Zelda Fichandler Award, makes her Folger directorial debut.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2019
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment (celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary at the theatre) are thrilled to present SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, based on the greatest movie musical of all time with screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. The fresh new production will be directed & choreographed by Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee for TV's So You Think You Can Dance and Broadway's Head Over Heels, Hedwig and the Angry Inch & Falsettos). The Associate Director is Cynthia Ferrer (original Kathy Selden in first National Tour of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN) with musical direction by Keith Harrison.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2019
Rainbow Theatre Project continues their sixth season with Tennessee Williams' Clothes for a Summer Hotel. Performances will begin April 4, 2019 and run through April 28, 2019 at the District of Columbia Arts Center.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2019
GOOD MORNING TO YOU! LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT (celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary at the theatre) are thrilled to present SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, based on the greatest movie musical of all time with screenplay by Betty Comden & Adolph Green and songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019
The Michael Chekhov Association (MICHA), the not-for-profit organization dedicated to preserving the artistic vision and technique of Michael Chekhov, celebrating its 20th year in 2019, today announced that the next recipients of the Zelda Fichandler Scholarship will be multi-faceted performers, stage and screen actress Tia James and writer/director/choreographer, Chuk Obasi.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2019
Pacific Opera Project (POP) opens its 2019 season with Mozart's The Magic Flute as never seen it before - set in classic video games from the early 1980s - in a return to the El Portal Theatre. Performances take place on March 2, 3, 8, 9, and 10, 2019, including two Sunday matinees. The 'super' production transports Papageno, Tamino, and the gang to the land of video games resembling Mario Bros. and Zelda with a new English libretto by Artistic Director Josh Shaw and E. Scott Levin. Edward Benyas conducts.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019
The Circuit Playhouse, in partnership with Amy Hertz, Robert Shankman, and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, welcome the jungle to Memphis' professional theatre stage from March 15 to April 7, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2019
The Circuit Playhouse, in partnership with Amy Hertz, Robert Shankman, and super sponsor Dr. Thomas Ratliff, welcome the jungle to Memphis' professional theatre stage from March 15 to April 7, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019
The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is offering more, more, more for entertainment fans next month: more shows, more stars, more music, more laughs, more fun for everybody.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 4, 2019
Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation (SDCF), the not-for-profit foundation of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society (SDC), announced today that nominations for the Zelda Fichandler Award, for a director or choreographer who is transforming theatre in the Central Region, are now being accepted through July 2, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2019
Bailey Contemporary Arts (BaCA) in Pompano Beach presents a solo exhibition featuring recent works by Susan Clifton, an artist-in-residence at the venue. The exhibit will be on view in the Blooming Bean Coffee Roasters/West Gallery from June 7, 2019 through July 27, 2019.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 23, 2019
For the last five years, the New Amsterdam Theatre has been all about magic lamps, carpet rides, princes, thieves and genies! That's because Disney's Aladdin, which opened in 2014, has played well over 2000 performances there. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2019
Two evolutionary biologists, one a graduate student, the other an established leader in her field, meet for the first time. What follows is a smart, complex work about men and women, genetics and genius, and the overwhelming power of biological connection. Part of the 2nd Stages Series.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater announces select cast members for upcoming productions as part of the company's 2019/20 Season in advance of single tickets going on sale July 30, 2019.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
It's November 1998 on the World's End Estate in Chelsea. Energetic single mum Viv (Patricia Potter; Holby City) has just moved in with her shy, troubled son Ben (Tom Milligan; Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, West End), eager to start afresh and escape economic precarity. Next door, single father and painter-cum-security guard Ylli and his confident, yet enigmatic son Besnik are also negotiating their horizons, against the televised backdrop of catastrophe in their native Kosovo.
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 9, 2019
To stage the beloved cultural icon that is THE WIZARD OF OZ offers any theatre company a herculean challenge: one which requires stretching the imagination to the limits to create a universe where reality is redefined and fantasy is fulfilled. In short, it demands stunning stagecraft and brilliant artistic vision. And it is just that kind of theatrical magic which Maine State Music Theatre's new production co- directed by Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark boldly and beautifully realizes.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Buffalo Theatre Ensemble (BTE), the professional Equity company in residence at the McAninch Arts Center, opens its 2019-2020 season with Jeffrey Hatcher's a?oeHolmes and Watson,a?? directed by Ron May, Sept. 5-Oct. 6.
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 3, 2019
When actress Carolyn Anne Miller utters that iconic line on the Pickard Stage next week a?" a?oeToto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore,a?? it will have an added resonance for the Midwestern native, who makes her Maine State Music debut in THE WIZARD OF OZ. The Chicago born and educated Miller cut her professional teeth at, among other theatres, Music Theatre Wichita, before moving to New York City and on to star as Dorothy in MSMT's fantastical new production of the stage version of that perennial classic based on L. Frank Baum's stories, directed and choreographed by Marc Robin and Curt Dale Clark.
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
Variety reports that Lena Dunham has signed an exclusive first-look deal with HBO through her brand new production company, Good Thing Going. 
by TV News Desk - Aug 19, 2019
According to Variety, HBO Max has given a pilot order to three brand new series: 'Generation,' 'Red Bird Lane,' and 'Rules of Magic.' The latter is based on Alice Hoffman's novel--it is a prequel to 'Practical Magic,' which was adapted for film in the late nineties. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
The Acting Company will honor director and artistic leader Sanford Robbins and business and philanthropic leader Richard C. Yanceya?" individuals whose exemplary work aligns with the artistic and educational ideals of the storied repertory company that produces nationally recognized theater productions and arts education programsa?"at the Company's 2019 Fall Gala, on October 28. Held at Capitale (130 Bowery, New York City), the festive Halloween-themed costume bash will bring together awards, live entertainment, silent and live auctions, dinner, dancing and cocktails in celebration of theater and its contribution to American society. The evening will be hosted by Drama Desk Award winner Michael Urie.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
A concert version of a new original musical about Zelda and F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Fitzgeralds of St. Paul, will be presented a Joe's Pub on Monday, August 26 at 7:00 pm, it was announced today. With music, lyrics and book by Christie Baugher, this industry presentation, which is also open to the public, is directed by Danny Mefford (choreographer of the Tony Award-winning musicals Dear Evan Hansen and Fun Home), with musical direction by Matt Castle; Ken Barnett (a?oeMozart in the Junglea??) and Tiffany Topol (Once) star in the title roles.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2019
Back by popular demand, the Drag Kings take over the stage at Oasis in D'Arcy Drollinger's Star Trek Live! Opening Thursday August 29thand running Thursday-Saturday through September 21stat Oasis, 298 11thStreet @ Folsom.
by Matthew Blank - Apr 9, 2019
Broadway favorite Catherine Ricafort recently made her debut as a director and choreographer with the release of a new hip-hop video from her brother Juan Drigo Ricafort, also known as 'Super Smack.'
by Blair Howell - Apr 21, 2019
Three titans of the local arts scene collaborate hand-in-glove at Salt Lake Acting Company to experiment how dance can expand storytelling in a drama. SILENT DANCER is intriguing.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2019
Mandela: The Official Exhibition is the major new global touring exhibition that takes visitors on a personal journey through the life of the world's most iconic freedom fighter and political leader. This Easter families seeking to inspire the minds of their younger members are invited to visit the exhibition at 26 Leake Street Gallery with a half-price offer for children at the specially reduced price of 7.50 including booking fee.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Pittsburgh CLO's 2019 Summer Season will be highlighted by stand-out performances from Broadway's best and distinguished stars of film and television, including Jenn Colella, star of Tony-winning Come From Away, Charles Shaughnessy, best known as Maxwell Sheffield on TV's The Nanny and Ace Young of American Idol fame.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2019
Lakewood Theatre Company closes out its 66th season with the triumphant movie musical Singin' In the Rain, tapping its way from the cinema to the Headlee Mainstage. Hilarious situations, snappy dialogue and a downpour of unforgettable songs make Singin' in the Rain the perfect entertainment for any fan of the golden age of movie musicals.The title sponsor for Singin' In the Rain is Don & Sharon Plumb. The directorial sponsor is Samantha Richardson and the guest artist sponsor is Step It Up Studios.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2019
La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment (celebrating its 25th Silver Anniversary at the theatre) are thrilled to present SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, based on the greatest movie musical of all time with screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, songs by Nacio Herb Brown and Arthur Freed. The fresh new production will be directed & choreographed by Spencer Liff (Emmy nominee for TV's So You Think You Can Dance and Broadway's Head Over Heels, Hedwig and the Angry Inch & Falsettos). The Associate Director is Cynthia Ferrer (original Kathy Selden in first National Tour of SINGIN' IN THE RAIN) with musical direction by Keith Harrison.