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Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics - March 8 - Part 2 - Backstage with 'VANYA AND SONIA' in L.A.; Plus IF/THEN, York's TENDERLOIN & More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2014

Yesterday's shots come from CTG/Mark Taper Form's VANYA AND SONIA AND MASHA AND SPIKE with Christine Ebersole, David Hull, Kristine Nielsen and more; Broadway's IF/THEN; Max von Essen, currently taking part in York's TENDERLOIN, and others! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Los Angeles - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Los Angeles (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Houston - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Houston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jackson, MS - Week of 3/09/2014
by BWW - Mar 9, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/09/2014 for Jackson, MS (more...)

Tina Giorgi, Scott Bruce and More to Headline Bucks County Playhouse's March 2014 Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) expands March programming through an array of comedy performances with tickets starting at just $15. Comedians include stand- up greats Tina Giorgi, Carole Montgomery, Scott Bruce & Patrick O'Donnell. (more...)

St. Walter School & New American Folk Theatre to Present WENDY & PETER, 3/21-23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2014

The New American Folk Theatre and St. Walter School have joined together to present the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan. The family musical, written and directed by Anthony Whitaker and Jamal Howard, will perform March 21-23 at St. Walter's Peterson Hall. (more...)

Lincoln Center to Present GREAT PERFORMERS Concerts, DEAR MANDELA and More, April 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Lincoln Center has announced an exciting lineup of events for April 2014. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Jacob Caltrider Talks SPRING AWAKENING at Cygnet Theatre
by E.H. Reiter - Mar 7, 2014

Jacob Caltrider talks about his role as Hanschen in SPRING AWAKENING at the Cygnet Theatre in San Diego. (more...)

Columbia Children's Theatre 2nd Annual Benefit Performance Set for Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Columbia Children's Theatre (CCT), the Midlands' only professional theatre for families and young audiences, will host its second annual fundraiser, Review Revue 2: Around the World with CCT, beginning at 6:00 PM today March 7, 2014. Tickets are $15.00 per person and can be purchased online at www.columbiachildrenstheatre.com. Audiences of all ages have enjoyed high-quality family entertainment from Columbia Children's Theatre for nearly ten seasons and this special event will feature many of the high points of the past 51 Mainstage and YouTheatre productions in a festive evening that includes hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, and a silent auction with items such as a Gamecock football signed by Steve Spurrier, signed puppets made by Donna Harvey, summer camps, and more. (more...)

The Gettysburg Community Theatre to Host THE CINDERELLA BALL Gala, Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

The Gettysburg Community Theatre, located at 49 York Street within the first block of Lincoln Square in downtown Gettysburg, presented over 80 performances to the community in 2013. The non profit theatre organization is now celebrating its sixth year in downtown Gettysburg and will present its annual Gala Benefit today, March 7th at 6:30pm at The Gettysburg Hotel Ballroom. (more...)

Sara Farrington's NEAR VICKSBURG Plays Incubator Arts Project, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Sara Farrington's NEAR VICKSBURG will run today, March 6-16, 2014 at Incubator Arts. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Theatre Under the Stars' THE WIZARD OF OZ is Entirely Charming
by David Clarke - Mar 6, 2014

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer's beloved classic film The Wizard of Oz has been re-adapted for the stage by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Jeremy Sams. The splashy show features Harold Arlen's original music and E.Y. Harburg's original lyrics, with additional lyrics by Tim Rice and additional music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Flying audiences over the rainbow, this musical is sentimental, family-friendly schmaltz that entertains with ease. (more...)

Cabrillo Music Theatre to Host DORIS AND ME Fundraiser, 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Cabrillo Music Theatre announces the next in a series of fundraising and entertainment events in the recently renovated Founders' Room of the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza. DORIS AND ME, a tribute to Doris Day in celebration her 90th birthday, will take place on Sunday, March 30th, at 7:00PM. The Founders Room is located in the Kavli Theatre, Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. (more...)

MISS GULCH RETURNS! to Kick Off Diversionary Theatre and Martinis Above Fourth's New Collaboration, 4/2-6
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2014

Diversionary Theatre and Martinis Above Fourth | Table & Stage in beautiful Hillcrest are excited to announce a new collaboration in 2014, presenting for the first time ever performances of Diversionary's adventurous Cabaret series in San Diego's premier Dinner Theatre! (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 5th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 6, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. The Mosh Pit's exclusive Oscar wrap-up, Billy Zane announced for Lyric Opera, DLO's 'Les Miz' aims high, Porchlight tries 'How To Succeed,' Bailiwick's 'Dessa Rose' begins, as does 'Heartbeat Of Home' from BIC, 'Option Up! ' returns, voice students compete at NATS, and more! (more...)

Verkaik and More To Perform At Anderson and Petty's YOU ARE HOME, St James Theatre, March 16
by Robert Gould - Mar 5, 2014

Willemijn Verkaik and Charlotte Wakefield will head a stellar line-up of vocalists at a concert of songs by acclaimed transatlantic songwriting duo Anderson and Petty at the St James Theatre Studio on Sunday March 16 as part of the venue's season of 'Cabaret Nights'. (more...)

CABARET LIFE NYC: Jim Brochu's CHARACTER MAN Transforms From Compelling Cabaret Show Into Triumphant Musical Theater Piece
by Stephen Hanks - Mar 5, 2014

If you do believe in spooks, to paraphrase the character actor Burt Lahr as the Cowardly Lion in The Wizard of Oz, then you'd probably gather that the spirits of our dear departed greats of Broadway are likely denizens of the theaters where they achieved their greatest successes, perhaps at the Neil Simon Theatre (formerly The Alvin), for example. But if the late, great character actors of 20th century musical theater are haunting any house these days it is most definitely the intimate and quaint theater space at Urban Stages on West 30th Street. This is where veteran actor/singer Jim Brochu has just started his run (until March 30) as a magical musical medium in a nightly one-man-show-as-seance that conjures these performing poltergeists, who are assuredly more Beetlejuice than Jacob Marley. (more...)

WE WILL ROCK YOU Opens Tonight at Music Hall at Fair Park
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

The worldwide smash hit 'rock theatrical,' Queen and Ben Elton's We Will Rock You, built around 24 of Queen's biggest hits, opens at the Music Hall at Fair Park tonight, March 4, 2014. We Will Rock You is produced by Queen Theatrical Productions, Tribeca Theatrical Productions, Phil McIntyre Entertainment and NETworks Presentations. (more...)

Dallas Summer Musicals to Welcome THE WIZARD OF OZ, 3/18-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 4, 2014

Dallas Summer Musicals is delighted to announce that the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of The Wizard of Oz will play March 18-30 at the Music Hall at Fair Park. Official press opening night will be Wednesday, March 19 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Little Rock - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for Little Rock (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 3/23/2014
by BWW - Mar 23, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/23/2014 for South Bend (more...)

The Frisch Marionettes Bring THE WIZARD OF OZ to the Covedale Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2014

The Covedale Center for the Performing Arts, 4990 Glenway Avenue in West Price Hill, continues the Today Morning Children's Series with The Frisch Marionette Company's The Wizard of Oz today, March 22, 2014 at 11 a.m. (more...)

Rossini's CINDERELLA, ONCE ON THIS ISLAND & More Set for Skylight Music Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Skylight Music Theatre has announced its 2014-2015 season. Following the 2013-2014 season of Revolution, Skylight turns its focus to Fairy Tales and Fantasy, creating a season-long discussion around these stories and diving deeper into why they are present in every culture in the world. The productions and additional programs will investigate why we as humans are drawn to Fairy Tales and Fantasy and what it is about our human nature that compels us to create these stories. (more...)

Tina Giorgi, Scott Bruce and More to Headline Bucks County Playhouse's March 2014 Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) expands March programming through an array of comedy performances with tickets starting at just $15. Comedians include stand- up greats Tina Giorgi, Carole Montgomery, Scott Bruce & Patrick O'Donnell. (more...)

St. Walter School & New American Folk Theatre Present WENDY & PETER This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

The New American Folk Theatre and St. Walter School have joined together to present the world premiere of a new musical adaptation of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan. The family musical, written and directed by Anthony Whitaker and Jamal Howard, will perform this weekend, March 21-23 at St. Walter's Peterson Hall. (more...)

Before 'The Music of the Night': Honoring PHANTOM's New Leading Duo Norm Lewis & Sierra Boggess
by BWW Special Coverage - Mar 20, 2014

In honor of the pair joining one of The Great White Way's most beloved musicals, BroadwayWorld presents a look back at some of their finest performances and moments on stage! (more...)

Ben Vereen to Co-Host 2014 Southwest Region Ben Vereen Awards, 6/14
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

Broadway/San Diego has just announced that Ben Vereen will co-host the Southwest Region Ben Vereen Awards on June 14th as well as teach a special master class to the student finalists. (more...)

Breaking News: Broadway Stars Norm Lewis and Sierra Boggess to Take Over in PHANTOM This May!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

This just in! Producers Cameron Mackintosh and The Really Useful Group just announced that THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA will welcome a starry leading combination beginning Monday, May 12. (more...)

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra to Present THE WIZARD OF OZ with Accompaniment, 4/26-27
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra presents The Wizard of Oz with live orchestral accompaniment on April 26 and 27 in Newark and New Brunswick. Conductor Constantine Kitsopoulos returns to lead the NJSO in Harold Arlen's full film score as the movie screens above the stage in the Orchestra's third NJSO POPS program of the season. (more...)

Dallas Summer Musicals Welcomes THE WIZARD OF OZ, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Dallas Summer Musicals is delighted to announce that the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of The Wizard of Oz will play today, March 18-30 at the Music Hall at Fair Park. (more...)

TUTS Reveals 2014 Tommy Tune Award Nominees
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

John C. Breckenridge, President and CEO of Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS), announced today the nominations and presenters for TUTS' 12th annual Tommy Tune Awards which will be held on Wednesday, April 16, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. Developed by TUTS, the Tommy Tune Awards honor musical theatre excellence at the high school level. Co-hosts for the award ceremony include Jim Bernhard and Sarah Pepper. Bernhard has written several original productions that have debuted at TUTS and authored the theatrical history Stars in Your Eyes. Pepper is the morning host of The Hot Show on HOT 95.7 FM. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Flies Into Detroit, 6/17-29; Kids' Night Set for Opening
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2014

Broadway In Detroit is delighted to announce that the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of The Wizard of Oz will play the Detroit Opera House, June 17 - 29, 2014. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Miami - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Miami (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Jackson, MS - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Jackson, MS (more...)

This Week at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts, Now until 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

This week's lineup at the Hobby Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Tina Giorgi, Scott Bruce and More to Headline Bucks County Playhouse's March 2014 Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2014

Bucks County Playhouse (BCP) expands March programming through an array of comedy performances with tickets starting at just $15. Comedians include stand- up greats Tina Giorgi, Carole Montgomery, Scott Bruce & Patrick O'Donnell. (more...)

Kickstarter Launched For WHO STOLE THE RUBY SLIPPERS? Oz Doc
by Pat Cerasaro - Mar 14, 2014

A new crowd-sourcing campaign for a proposed documentary all about iconic movie memorabilia item the ruby red slippers from The Wizard of Oz titled WHO STOLE THE RUBY SLIPPERS? is now available to support according to a new Kickstarter listing. (more...)

Cheyenne Jackson with Orfeh, Donna McKechnie & More Set for Birdland, 3/24-30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announcde their line-up of talent for March 24-30, including Cheyenne Jackson, Donna McKechnie and more! (more...)

BWW Reviews: WICKED Returns to the Majestic
by Erin Privratsky - Mar 14, 2014

Broadway juggernaut WICKED has landed at San Antonio's Majestic Theatre. (more...)

Richard Dreyfuss & More Set for TCM Star-Studded Film Festival Line-Up
by Movies News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

As the countdown continues toward the 2014 TCM Classic Film Festival, Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has unveiled the lineup for Club TCM, the central gathering point for festival passholders. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Comes to Detroit, 6/17-29; Tickets on Sale 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Broadway In Detroit is delighted to announce that the first North American tour of the new stage adaptation of The Wizard of Oz will play the Detroit Opera House, June 17 - 29, 2014. (more...)

Broadway Stars and Riverdale Talent Team Up for Benefit Concert BABY, Including Tim Ewing, 3/23
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Broadway luminaries and Riverdale's most talented performers will join forces for a 30th Anniversary concert production of the rarely performed musical, BABY, featuring a 17-piece orchestra, to be performed at the Riverdale YM-YWHA on Sunday, March 23, 2014, at 7:30pm. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for March 12th, 2014
by Paul W. Thompson - Mar 12, 2014

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. 'Cats,' 'Evita' and 'Joseph' all appear, Broadway In Chicago brings new shows and old friends, the 'Annie' film, 'Rent' and next year at the Paramount, two versions of JRB's first show, and Davenport's dishes out the talent. (more...)

BWW Guest Blog: Life on the Road in OZ by Adam Sergison
by Toronto Newsdesk - Mar 12, 2014

After 10 months of playing in the frigid cold of Toronto, Canada, our cast of The Wizard of Oz began a touring experience that currently has us situated in Costa Mesa, California. I had no idea it was so warm here, even in winter. The joy of packing all of my winter clothes into a box in middle of January is comparable to a second Christmas morning. It's my first national tour, and I've picked up a few tips and experiences I'd love to share with you over the coming weeks. For starters, let me tell you a bit about what I do in the show! (more...)

I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE Makes Texas Premiere at Bass Hall, Now thru 3/16
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Performing Arts Fort Worth will present the Texas premiere of I LOVE LUCY LIVE ON STAGE, the brand-new, nationally touring hit stage show adapted from the most beloved program in television history. The show runs today, March 11-16, 2014, at Bass Performance Hall. (more...)

Willemijn Verkaik, Charlotte Wakefield and Laura Main Set for Anderson and Petty's YOU ARE HOME; Full Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Willemijn Verkaik and Charlotte Wakefield will head a stellar line-up of vocalists at a concert of songs by acclaimed transatlantic songwriting duo Anderson and Petty at the St James Theatre Studio this Sunday, March 16, as part of the venue's season of 'Cabaret Nights'. (more...)

Erin Mackey, Jason Howard, Loretta Ables Sayre & More to Star in Paper Mill Playhouse's SOUTH PACIFIC; Full Cast Announced
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

Paper Mill Playhouse continues its 75th Anniversary Season with the classic Rodgers and Hammerstein musical South Pacific. With music by Richard Rodgers, lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein II, and book by Oscar Hammerstein II and Joshua Logan, South Pacific will be directed by Rob Ruggiero and choreographed by Ralph Perkins. (more...)

New York Pops to Present LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION: A NIGHT IN HOLLYWOOD, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

On April 4, 2014, The New York Pops continues its 31st season at Carnegie Hall with Lights, Camera, Action: A Night in Hollywood, featuring the orchestra and Judith Clurman's Essential Voices USA, to travel through Hollywood history with the music that has transformed film's most iconic scenes into unforgettable moments of passion, fear, love, and hope for generations. The program will include a celebration of the 75th Anniversary of The Wizard of Oz, a tribute to the movie music of Marvin Hamlisch, selections from Ben-Hur by Miklos Rozsa, and selections from The Mission by Ennio Morricone. (more...)

Alan Cumming, Alice Ripley and Rachel Dratch to Join Lance Horne at Birdland, 3/31
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

LANCE HORNE - the Emmy Award winning composer, musician, vocalist and producer - will make his Birdland debut with a special concert on Monday, March 31 at 7:00 PM with special guests Alan Cumming, Alice Ripley and Rachel Dratch. (more...)

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