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BWW Review: Peanuts Gang Still Charms in Rooftop Productions' YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by Jeffrey Walker - May 7, 2017

The Rooftop Productions effort does well by the Gesner and Schulz creation. Director Ted Ballard keeps things simple, just as Schulz presented his characters in pen and ink. Coupled with identifiably perfect costumes by Mandy Ken, and cartoon inspired, primary-colored set pieces designed by Dale Walsh, Ballard's cast is able to bring to life the wit and wisdom of the Peanuts gang. (more...)

The Artisans Market Celebrates 50 Summers of Love at St George's Hall
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The Artisans Market at St Georges Hall will open on the evening of Friday 11th August and close on the evening of Sunday 13th August 2017. (more...)

Entr'Acte Theatrix Presents THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE at the PGA Arts Center
by Carol Kassie - May 31, 2017

Entr'Acte Theatrix will present The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee at the PGA Arts Center in Palm Beach Gardens from June 22 - July 2.  (more...)

Kids' Music Superstar Laurie Berkner's Greatest Hits Solo Tour Returns to Ravinia
by BWW News Desk - May 31, 2017

By popular demand, best-selling children's recording artist and preschool television favorite Laurie Berkner will return to the Ravinia Festival, 418 Sheridan Rd., Highland Park, IL with her Greatest Hits Solo Tour at 12:00 noon on Saturday, July 15, 2017. (more...)

Warner Theatre Presents MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

The Warner Stage Company will present one of the most popular Disney movies of all time - MARY POPPINS - as a practically perfect musical on the Warner Main Stage this Summer!    (more...)

Just For Laughs Festival Returns to Montreal
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

The Just For Laughs Festival, presented by Videotron in association with Loto-Quebec is excited to announce the first slate of this year's unrivaled, extraordinary line up of comedians who will descend upon Montreal, turning the city into the epicenter of comedy for its annual celebration. The diversity and quality of performers is unsurpassable, deserving the title of the best-curated festival in the world.  (more...)

by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2017


Comedy, Crafts, Exhibitions and More Coming Up in Warrington This July
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Warrington will be busy this July - scroll down for details on events happening this summer in the area! (more...)

IMPROV PERCOLATOR Returns to the ArtsCenter
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Something's brewing…The Improv Percolator is back! Our showcase for local improv students and teams has a new night and new home. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Stars of SPRING AWAKENING at The Egremont Barn
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Harrison Lang, in cooperation with The Egremont Barn, has announced the Berkshires' premiere production of the Broadway smash hit musical, Spring Awakening. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in character below! (more...)

Photo Flash: SPRING AWAKENING Comes to The Egremont Barn
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Harrison Lang, in cooperation with The Egremont Barn, is proud to announce the Berkshires' premiere production of the Broadway smash hit musical, Spring Awakening. Winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Spring Awakening explores the journey from adolescence to adulthood through an illuminating book and poignant lyrics by Steven Sater, and a gorgeous score by Duncan Sheik. Based on the controversial 1891 seminal German play by Frank Wedekind, Spring Awakening is a thrilling blend of morality, sexuality, and rock and roll that has been rousing audiences across the nation for years. In late nineteenth century Germany, the grown-ups hold all the cards and the children are expected to obey. However, once this corrupt society is exposed, a group of students learn how to navigate teenage self-discovery and coming of age anxiety.  (more...)

Lard Dog's Grown-Ups Only Late Night Show of LIFE'S A REAL DREAM Comes to PIT 5/19
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

This Friday, leave the kids at home, let the sitter know you are going to be late and then head on over to Peoples Improv Theater to experience Lard Dog & The Band of Shy more unbridled than you imagined possible as they hold nothing back with a late-night/adults only performance of "Life's A Real Dream" at max capacity.  (more...)

LARD DOG & THE BAND OF SHY to Hit The PIT This Saturday
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

Bring the whole family out and laugh the rainy day way this Saturday at People's Improv Theater, where it's going to be a wild and wacky afternoon of all-ages fun with LARD DOG & THE BAND OF SHY @ 2:00PM. (more...)

BWW Review: Shaina Taub Shows Off Her Perspective and Power in Joe's Pub Residency
by Troy Frisby - May 11, 2017

"This is the first time I've ever seen Shaina Taub in anything other than in a play." This comment, made shortly before Taub (primarily known for her work in the theatre, including TWELFTH NIGHT, AS YOU LIKE IT, and OLD HATS) took the stage to perform original songs, distilled exactly what was so thrilling about the singer/songwriter's show at Joe's Pub on April 28, the latest installment in her year-long residency at the venue. (more...)

Bush Theatre Announces Casting for HIR Starring Arthur Darvill
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Casting is announced today for the UK premiere of Hir, written by Taylor Mac (24-Decade History of Popular Music) and directed by Nadia Fall (Disgraced). Arthur Darvill (Doctor Who, Broadchurch, Once) will play Isaac, Griffyn Gilligan (Teddy Ferrara) plays younger sibling Max, Ashley McGuire (Shopping and F***ing, The Suicide) will play their mom Paige and Andy Williams (The 39 Steps, War Horse) plays her husband Arnold. (more...)

GLEE's Matthew Morrison, Comedian Rob Schneider, and More Coming to SteelStacks
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Matthew Morrison of 'Glee' and comedian Rob Schneider are among the three new performances announced for the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks' Musikfest Cafe presented by Yuengling, located at 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at stop/time dance theater's ROCKIN' THE FOREST
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Ever wonder what Red Riding Hood does in her free time when she's not running from the Wolf? Her stop/time dance friends are summoned out of the woodwork and then the real fun begins! Cultivated from the wild imagination of co-artistic director Darlene Zoller, Playhouse on Park presents its annual stop/time dance theater production: Rockin' The Forest. Opening night is tonight, March 31, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

No Name Comedy Variety To Present Leighann Lord 25th Comedy Birthday Party
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

No Name Comedy Variety brings their multicultural mix of music, comedy and fun back to Q.E.D. Astoria for a special Women's History Month event headlined by actress / comedian / author Leighann Lord who will celebrate her 25th comedy birthday on Friday, March 31st. (more...)

Netflix Commits to Four More Feature Films Starring Adam Sandler
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2017

Netflix announced today that it has extended its deal with Adam Sandler and will commit to finance the development and production of four more feature length films starring the successful comedian. (more...)

Tickets On Sale Now for EARLY LEARNER DAY at the Woodruff Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Alliance Theatre and High Museum of Art today announced Early Learner Day - an arts festival for the very young, April 22, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., at the Woodruff Arts Center.  (more...)

Laurie Berkner Adds New Show of 'Relaxed Performance' at Princeton's McCarter Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

In addition to children's music superstar Laurie Berkner's previously scheduled 3:00 p.m. family show with her band on Saturday, April 29 at the McCarter Theatre Center, 91 University Place, Princeton, NJ, Laurie will give a special, solo 'relaxed performance' at 11:00 a.m. on the same day. (more...)

Wear the Cape Releases Children's Picture Book 'It's Good to Be Kind' to Show Kids That Being a Hero Is Better than Being a Bully
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017


BWW Review: THE LAST BREAKFAST CLUB Earns an A+ for Its Delicious Musical Detention
by Gil Kaan - Jun 5, 2017

Kate Pazakis just keeps topping herself with her musical parodies! This time she teams up with Bradley Bredeweg and his Fuse Project for a wildly entertaining THE LAST BREAKFAST CLUB. Bredeweg and Pazakis ingeniously take the 'Musical Parody of' concept and 'fuse' a mash-up of John Hughes' classic film The Breakfast Club with other cinematic cult favorites. The pop song choices are simply genius as they each move the plot along. (more...)

ROBIN HOOD to Return to NW Children's Theater & School for One Last Heist
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Get ready for justice, Sherwood Forest-style! Adventure awaits as Robin, Marian, and com- pany return to cross swords and match wits with the nefarious Sheriff of Nottingham and the evil Prince John in this hilarious, heist- lled, original adaptation! (more...)

SPACE JUNK at Brelby Offers New Take on Classic Set Up
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Brelby Theatre Company's Studio Series will premiere its second offering of their 9th season this Friday. Space Junk is a play by Cody Goulder. Cast members are loving the rehearsal experience. (more...)

THE LITTLE PRINCE to Bring Wonderment of Childhood to MPAC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

All grown-ups were children once, although few of us remember the wonderment of childhood. The astonishing and beautiful tale The Little Prince will remind you! Mayo Performing Arts Center presents The Little Prince on Sunday, May 7 at 1:30 and 4:30 pm. (more...)

4th Wall Theatre Company Proudly Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

4th Wall Theatre Company - Philip Lehl and Kim Tobin-Lehl, Artistic Directors - are proud to announce an exciting line up of four diverse plays for 4th Wall's seventh season. (more...)

Beacon Arts Centre Announce May - August Season
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 26, 2017

Beacon Arts Centre in Greenock announces its 2017 May - August season. (more...)

Underbelly Festival Opens this Friday
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Underbelly Festival - the massive new festival of comedy, cabaret, circus and kids shows which combines Udderbelly Festival and London Wonderground - opens on the South Bank this Friday, 28 April and hits the ground running with a fizzing first month of shows. (more...)

Emerald City Theatre Presents MOTHER GOOSE'S GARDEN World Premiere
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Emerald City Theatre (ECT) Artistic Director Jacqueline Stone announced casting today for the world premiere of Mother Goose's Garden, by ECT Director of Educational Programming Kate Leslie. (more...)

Arts Classes for Adults Announced for The NOCCA Institute's Summer Studio
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Have you ever wanted to take a cooking lesson from acclaimed Chef Frank Brigtsen? How about a music appreciation class from pianist Michael Pellera? Or study writing with author Lara Naughton? This June and July, you can do all that and more at The NOCCA Institute's Summer Studio. Summer Studio is two months of classes and workshops for adults, and they're taught by NOCCA's outstanding faculty, alumni, and visiting artists. (more...)

Adam Sandler and Chris Rock Reunite for New Netflix Comedy THE WEEK OF
by TV News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Netflix announced today that comedy icons Adam Sandler and Chris Rock will reunite to star in a new Netflix original film set to begin production in Long Island, New York this summer. (more...)

Spring Has Sprung For Lard Dog & The Band Of Shy
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

With the days getting longer, Lard Dog & The Band of Shy are gaining momentum as they prepare to dazzle audiences in New York City and around the country with their quirky lyrics and infectious tunes. With new bookings at notable venues and fresh chart topping tunes, the Belopians are prepared to blast into the warmer months to entertain the families of this great nation with fervor and frivolity. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Baltimore (more...)

Cardboard Citizens Critically Acclaimed Hit CATHY Returns for Edinburgh Festival Fringe Run
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Following its hugely successful UK tour, acclaimed theatre company Cardboard Citizens comes to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe for the first time with its critically acclaimed production Cathy, featuring the original cast. (more...)

Lineup Announced for The LIVINGroom's May Performances at Stage 773
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The LIVINGroom announces the lineup and details for the second installment of its 2017 solo performance season at Stage 773. Performers Anu Bhatt, David Gordezky, Maddy Low, Nick McDowell & Tatsue Sera, and Jerome Riley take the Cabaret Theater stage in Stage 773 on Sundays, May 7, 14, and 21 in The LIVINGroom's Lobster Show, directed by LIVINGroom ensemble member Abigail Phelps. The evening's emcee is Kasey Foster. (more...)

Sheridan Smith to visit Birmingham Hippodrome in Smash-Hit Musical FUNNY GIRL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Following critically acclaimed and record-breaking sold-out runs at the Menier Chocolate Factory and Savoy Theatre, Birmingham Hippodrome is delighted to welcome Sheridan Smith in the UK Tour of Funny Girl from 8 - 13 May 2017 who reprises her highly praised performance of Fanny Brice. (more...)

Magical Show MARY POPPINS to Wrap Albuquerque Little Theatre's 87th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Albuquerque Little Theatre wraps up its 87th season with the magical production, MARY POPPINS, opening May 26th. (more...)

ALT Wraps Up its 87th Season with the Magical Musical, MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The jack-of-all trades, Bert, introduces us to England in 1910 and the troubled Banks family. Young Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense - and also teaching the importance of a tidy nursery and of taking the medicine they need (with a spoonful of sugar, of course.), she must teach the family how to value each other again. Mary Poppins takes the children on many magical and memorable adventures, but Jane and Michael aren't the only ones she has a profound effect upon. Even grown-ups can learn a lesson or two from the nanny who advises, 'Anything can happen if you let it.' Come experience this timeless fun-filled classic that is perfect for every member of the family. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Baltimore - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Baltimore (more...)

AVENUE Q, ONCE, and More Fill Warner Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2017

The Warner Theatre has announced its 2017-2018 Warner Stage Company season.  The Main Stage season opens in November with AVENUE Q and follows with ONCE, THE FULL MONTY and Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID. (more...)

FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL Set for Run at DM Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents 'Fancy Nancy The Musical,' Apr. 28-May 21. (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of NW Children's Theater's ROBIN HOOD
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Get ready for justice, Sherwood Forest-style! Adventure awaits as Robin, Marian, and com- pany return to cross swords and match wits with the nefarious Sheriff of Nottingham and the evil Prince John in this hilarious, heist-lled, original adaptation! This original production was a smash hit when it rst landed on NWCT's stage as a world premiere in 2011. This slapstick production feature a hilarious script by Portland native James Moore, and is lled to the brim with both swordplay and wordplay. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Des Moines Playhouse Presents FANCY NANCY THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The Des Moines Community Playhouse presents 'Fancy Nancy The Musical,' Apr. 28-May 21. Tickets may be purchased online at, by phone at 515-277-6261, or at the Playhouse ticket office, 831 42nd St. 'Fancy Nancy The Musical' is sponsored by Fareway Stores, Inc. (more...)

POV's 30th Season on PBS to Premiere 6/26
by TV News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Our country—and world—is divided, or so say the talking heads and headlines. As newsfeeds and timelines update in rapid-fire succession and phones buzz with ever-constant breaking news, POV's 30th season steps in, presenting powerful stories from the unseen and unheard, and from seemingly distant and disparate communities. (more...)

BWW Review: Coming of Age with Heart and Humor in BRIGHTON BEACH MEMOIRS at Theater J
by Jeffrey Walker - Apr 11, 2017

Featuring a cast of seasoned veteran actors working beside some of the DC-area's most gifted young performers, Theater J offers a sublime take on Neil Simon's semi-autobiographical look at growing up poor and horny in Depression era Brooklyn. Through the lens of nostalgia, Simon's 34 year-old play is like a valentine to a hard-scrabble upbringing sprinkled with humor, rather than the laugh riot of THE ODD COUPLE or the later RUMORS. (more...)

Darius Campbell to join Sheridan Smith in FUNNY GIRL at Edinburgh Playhouse
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Apr 11, 2017

Darius Campbell will play Nick Arnstein opposite Sheridan Smith as Fanny Brice for performances at Edinburgh Playhouse (18 - 22 April) as part of the nationwide Funny Girl tour (more...)

THE WIND IN THE WILLOWS, BURGLAR BILL and More Set for 2017 Autumn Little Lyric Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

The Lyric Hammersmith has announced its 2017 Autumn season of Little Lyric especially for audiences aged between 2-11 years. (more...)

Photo Flash: Joel Zwick Directs New Comedy, THE FURNITURE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Ventura County audiences will get the first look at a new comedy for Grown Ups by Disney Channel show runner Marc Warren (Even Stevens, Full House). Joel Zwick (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) directs four performances of The Furniture, a dark comedy about the ways we hurt the ones we love, April 21 - April 23 at the Hillcrest Center for the Arts in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

Wilton's Music Hall Announces Exciting New Additions To Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

Wilton's is delighted to announce today three exciting shows that will grace the stage of Europe's oldest Grand Music Hall in the autumn. Committed to showcasing a diverse range of live music and theatre, the latest batch of brilliant productions truly fits in with the Wilton's spirit, with theatrical feasts, stunning revivals and reimagining classics. (more...)

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