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UM School of Theatre and Dance to present PETER AND THE STARCATCHER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

The University of Montana School of Theatre & Dance will present Peter and the Starcatcher, a wildly entertaining play for the holidays, to audiences later this month. (more...)

Photo Flash: Theatre Three presents SOLSTICE: STORIES & SONGS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2017

Let some of Dallas' best actors tell you a story! The winter solstice has inspired storytellers for thousands of years from cultures all over the world. Dallas-favorite performers Denise Lee, Paul Taylor, Marti Etheridge, Ian Mead Moore, and Sara Prejean will celebrate the holidays with Solstice: Stories and Songs for the Holidays, a unique family-friendly collaboration from Michael Federico and Jeffrey Schmidt. (more...)

THE WIZARD OF OZ Follows the Yellow Brick Road to Brisbane Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

The world's favourite musical has returned to Australia. Andrew Lloyd Webber's London Palladium production of The Wizard of Oz will have its Australian Premiere in Brisbane tonight at the Lyric Theatre, QPAC before travelling to the Capitol Theatre, Sydney from 30 December, the Festival Theatre, Adelaide from 3 April, and the Regent Theatre, Melbourne, from 15 May. (more...)

Broadway Veteran Larry Alexander to Premiere Solo Cabaret at Winter Park Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Broadway veteran Larry Alexander premieres a new solo cabaret, I Have Dreamed: The Music of Richard Rodgers, in The Winter Park Playhouse Spotlight Cabaret Series November 29 and 30. Mr. Alexander will be accompanied by Playhouse Musical Director Christopher Leavy on the piano. (more...)

The Wizard Of OZ to Follow the Yellow Brick Road To Greenbelt Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

Dorothy and Toto travel to Oz and join a Scarecrow, Tin Man and Cowardly Lion in search of the Wonderful Wizard. (more...)

Alison Levier to Lead Phoenix Productions' SEUSSICAL at The Count Basie
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2017

Monroe resident Alison Levier will be playing a lead role in Phoenix Productions' upcoming November revival of Seussical. This show will take place at the Count Basie Theatre in Red Bank for a two-weekend run beginning November 10th. (more...)

New Children's Book 'Becoming Judy Garland' Explores The Young Life Of 'Miss Show Business' On The Road To Oz
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

In 1939, the world fell in love with Judy Garland as Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz. The classic M-G-M film is one of the most beloved ever and its star became one of the greatest entertainers in show business history. Becoming Judy Garland (Tribal Clef Books; November 2017) is the new children's book from bestselling author Randy L. Schmidt. Readers will discover how Frances Gumm, this little girl with the BIG voice, went from vaudeville to movie stardom and landed the role of a lifetime. (more...)

Edward Watts Goes Green in 'THE GRINCH', Beginning Tonight at The Old Globe
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

The Old Globe presents its 20th annual production of Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas!* The holiday musical will run tonight, November 4, through December 24 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. (more...)

Yellow Brick Road Leads The Amusing RUBY SLIPPER CHRONICLES To The Arts Centre Gold Coast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2017

Aur lie Roque is not in Kansas anymore, as she gets set to arrive at The Arts Centre Gold Coast this November 3 and 4, performing her new cabaret, Ruby Slipper Chronicles. (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse presents A FLAT ROCK PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

It's that time of year, when the Playhouse d cor hangs quite full of cheer and onstage music, dancing, Christmas-time romancing brings classic songs to mind, love and hope combine, in a Flat Rock holiday revue! That's right, folks! Tis' the season for frosted windowpanes, candy canes, sleigh rides and chestnuts roasting on an open fire holiday traditions made extra special by experiencing them with loved ones! But before the calendar is full with the fun and festivities of the season, add a NEW holiday tradition to this year's Christmas schedule, A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas! In an original revue with holiday favorites for the whole family, Flat Rock Playhouse brings the spirit and magic of Christmas to life onstage Vagabond style! A Flat Rock Playhouse Christmas will run November 25th through December 22nd on the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. (more...)

Josh Freilich and Kate Chadwick Featured in Concert at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, present The Songs of Josh Freilich and Kate Chadwick on December 9th, 9:30pm. (more...)

Yellow Brick Road Leads The Amusing RUBY SLIPPER CHRONICLES To The Arts Centre Gold Coast
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Aur lie Roque is not in Kansas anymore, as she gets set to arrive at The Arts Centre Gold Coast this November 3 and 4, performing her new cabaret, Ruby Slipper Chronicles. (more...)

Cast Announced for West End Transfer of GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Casting is today announced for the West End transfer for Bob Dylan's and Conor McPherson's Girl From the North Country, following a sell-out, critically acclaimed run at The Old Vic. (more...)

New Tickets On Sale For THE WIZARD OF OZ in Sydney
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Due to huge demand, new tickets for The Wizard of Oz in the final week of the season will go on sale from Monday December 4. The world's favourite musical opens at Sydney's Capitol Theatre on 30 December with many performances already sold out. Sydney audiences need to get in quick to catch this majestic production, as it must close on February 4 2018. (more...)

Support Sheffield Theatres Through Giving Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Today, Tuesday 27 November is #GivingTuesday, an online initiative which embraces season of goodwill and raises awareness of good causes. After the success of last year's Giving Tuesday campaign, Sheffield Theatres is once again taking to social media to highlight its work as a registered charity both on stage and in the community. (more...)

BWW Review: NEVERWHERE Presented By THE KNOW THEATRE OF CINCINNATI Adds Unusual Twist
by Laura A. Hobson - Nov 28, 2017

Fall into the underworld of London where young businessman Richard Mayhew, played adroitly by Rory Sheridan in a debut role, finds himself after trying to save a young bleeding woman named Door in The Know Theatre's recent production of NEVERWHERE, a play by Neil Gaiman adapted by Robert Kauzlaric. (more...)

New Tickets On Sale for THE WIZARD OF OZ Sydney Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

Due to huge demand, new tickets for The Wizard of Oz in the final week of the season will go on sale from Monday December 4. The world's favourite musical opens at Sydney's Capitol Theatre on 30 December with many performances already sold out. Sydney audiences need to get in quick to catch this majestic production, as it must close on February 4 2018. (more...)

Photo Flash: Westchester Broadway Theatre presents THE CHRISTMAS VOYAGER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

This Delightful Holiday Musical is a true celebration of the Season. All the splendor of Christmas is brought to life in a magical journey through Yuletides past. The holiday songs we all know and love are wrapped up in a heartwarming celebration of spirit that will delight audiences of all ages. (more...)

New Block of Tickets on Sale for THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2017

Producers John Frost and Suzanne Jones announced today that due to demand, new tickets for the Melbourne season of The Wizard of Oz will go on sale on Monday 4 December from Ticketmaster. (more...)

Photo Flash: Flat Rock Playhouse Welcomes the Holidays with A FLAT ROCK PLAYHOUSE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2017

It's that time of year, when the Playhouse d cor hangs quite full of cheer and onstage music, dancing, Christmas-time romancing brings classic songs to mind, love and hope combine, in a Flat Rock holiday revue! That's right, folks! Tis' the season for frosted windowpanes, candy canes, sleigh rides and chestnuts roasting on an open fire holiday traditions made extra special by experiencing them with loved ones! (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal for THE WIZARD OF OZ at Sheffield Theatres
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

The technicolour classic that takes the whole family to the Emerald City and back again. Join Dorothy and all her friends for this glorious technicolor production of the timeless classic, The Wizard of Oz. Skip along the yellow brick road and journey through munchkin land all the way to Oz, carried along by all your favourite tunes, including Over the Rainbow and We're Off to See the Wizard, in this festive family spectacular. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Palace Playhouse Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Houston Awards; TUTS' THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SNOOPY Leads Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld San Francisco Awards; HEATHERS Leads Best Musical Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

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...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Toronto Awards; COME FROM AWAY Leads Best Musical Race!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2017

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...)

The Sun Comes Out Tomorrow with Starry ANNIE at Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

It's the hard-knock life! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the hit Broadway Tony Award-winning musical Annie. A friendly reminder that performances begin tomorrow, Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., for a limited run through Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ. (more...)

Broadway Records Announces BLUE JUPITER: TWISTED BROADWAY, VOLUME 1
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Broadway Records today announced that Blue Jupiter: Twisted Broadway, Volume 1 (An A Cappella Album) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday November 24, 2017. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.com and Amazon.com. (more...)

Blue Jupiter to Release 'TWISTED BROADWAY, VOLUME 1' Album This Friday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Broadway Records today announced that Blue Jupiter: Twisted Broadway, Volume 1 (An A Cappella Album) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday November 24, 2017. (more...)

ELF The Musical Brings Holiday Cheer to Seattle, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Everyone's favorite ELF will be coming to Seattle in the holiday classic, Elf The Musical. The Broadway musical will play a limited engagement at The Paramount Theatre beginning Tuesday, December 5. (more...)

Los Altos Stage To Manage Los Altos Youth Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Los Altos Stage Company (LASC) and The City of Los Altos Recreation & Community Services Department are pleased to announce a new partnership wherein LASC will manage the City's longstanding drama program for local children and teens, the Los Altos Youth Theatre (LAYT). Beginning in 2018, LASC will organize and produce three LAYT shows each year, starting in March with the stage adaptation of the classic children's fantasy adventure, The Phantom Tollbooth (auditions will take place in early January; email jillian@losaltosstage.org for more information). (more...)

BWW Review: THE EXORCIST, Phoenix Theatre
by Gary Naylor - Nov 2, 2017

The iconic film loses its way on transition from screen to stage in disappointing adaptation low on shocks. (more...)

BWW Review: Powerful Lead Performance Elevates END OF THE RAINBOW at La Mirada Theatre
by Michael Quintos - Nov 2, 2017

Peter Quilter's unfiltered, devastatingly intense play, END OF THE RAINBOW, recounts the final months leading up to the death of one of the world's most iconic, treasured stars, Judy Garland, in her lowest depths of despair as she attempts a 'comeback' on the London stage. Now back in Southern California in a thrilling new regional production at the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts through November 12, this 'play with music' under the excellent direction of Michael Matthews and featuring a powerful, breathtaking performance from Angela Ingersoll showcases a can't-look-away implosion of a beloved icon whose battles with her personal demons make her a relatable human being with real, tangible problems. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Columbus Awards; Pickerington's ANNIE Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

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...)

BWW Interview: Robert Hastie Talks THE WIZARD OF OZ at Sheffield Crucible Theatre
by Nicole Ackman - Nov 17, 2017

Robert Hastie is currently Artistic Director of the Sheffield Theatres, following several years of directing in the West End. He discusses their upcoming Christmas production of The Wizard of Oz and how it feels to return to the space where he made his professional debut as an actor. (more...)

Kat Cunning Releases New Single 'Wild Poppies' Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Kat Cunning shares new single 'Wild Poppies' with BlackBook, available now on Spotify. (more...)

Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Austin Awards; Palace Playhouse Leads Theatre of the Year!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

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...)

DSM 2017 Gala Breaks Fundraising Record with $500,000
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

An Evening with the Best of Broadway filled the historic Music Hall at Fair Park with inspiration as philanthropists and corporate leaders came together to elevate the arts during Dallas Summer Musicals (DSM) 2017 Gala. (more...)

CLOSE TO YOU: THE MUSIC OF THE CARPENTERS Tour Celebrates 200th Show
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Close to You: The Music of the Carpenters has begun their 2017/18 touring season with what is their biggest season to date as they are about to hit a major milestone: their 200th performance. (more...)

Frances Ruffelle and More Set for Jamie deRoy's 'TIS THE SEASON Actors Fund Benefit at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2017

Show business tour de force Jamie deRoy - the award-winning producer, cabaret, stage, film and TV performer and humanitarian - will bring her star-packed Jamie deRoy & friends holiday show to New York's famed Birdland, Monday, December 11, at 7 p.m. (more...)

Stage Left Theatre to Present Chicago Premiere of INSURRECTION: HOLDING HISTORY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Stage Left Theatre announces the upcoming Chicago premiere of Insurrection: Holding History, written by Robert O'Hara and directed by Wardell Julius Clark. (more...)

Celebrate The Holidays At Hale Centre Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

The holidays are that special time of year when our hearts are full of joy and we're happy to share the Christmas spirit with friends and family. To help you celebrate the joy of the season, Hale Centre Theatre of Gilbert presents its holiday classic A Christmas Carol for the 15th consecutive year. Acclaimed as the best Christmas show in the Valley, this year's 51 performances feature two stellar casts of veteran actors and singers. It is a spectacular, heart-warming version of Charles Dickens' classic tale of redemption magically brought to life on the Hale stage. The production is rich with traditional carols, stunning costumes and memorable characters guaranteed to enrich the holiday season for you and your family. Award-winning David Hale Dietlein again directs the production and promises theatre-goers a delightful holiday a treat. (more...)

Breaking: CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Will Close Up Shop; National Tour Will Launch in Fall 2018
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

There are nine remaining weeks to see the new musical Roald Dahl's Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. The final performance will be on Sunday, January 14, 2018 after playing 27 previews and 305 regular performances at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (205 West 46th Street). (more...)

Ria Jones and Danny Mac Explore Birmingham Before SUNSET BOULEVARD Bow
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

This week sees Andrew Lloyd Webber's Tony award-winning musical Sunset Boulevard bring the glamour and sophistication of the silver screen to the Hippodrome stage now through Sat 18 Nov. (more...)

Travel Channel's Josh Gates Pursues Alluring Legends in New Season of EXPEDITION UNKNOWN
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2017

Adventurer and explorer Josh Gates returns to Travel Channel in an all-new season of the top-rated series EXPEDITION UNKNOWN, on Wednesday, December 27 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Syracuse Stage Brings High-Flying Fun to This Holiday Season with THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Syracuse Stage and the Department of Drama team up with New York City-based 2 Ring Circus to put an acrobatic spin on the beloved family favorite, The Wizard of Oz. Based on the original novel by L. Frank Baum and the 1939 MGM Motion Picture, this stage adaptation contains the familiar characters and popular songs , such as Over the Rainbow and We're Off to See the Wizard (Follow the Yellow Brick Road). The production opens Dec. 1 in the Archbold Theatre at the Syracuse Stage/SU Drama Complex, 820 E. Genesee St. Preview performances are Nov. 29 and Nov. 30. (more...)

The Barricade Boys Add West End Guest Stars to Their Three-Week Run At The Other Palace!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

There's only one month to go until The Barricade Boys arrive at the Other Studio with their Christmas Cabaret, ringing in the season with show tunes and Christmas favourites, for the best party atmosphere in town! Today the special guests who will be joining the Boys are revealed - a different star from the West End or the world of music each night! (more...)

BWW Interview: Director And Choreographer, Amy Marie McCleary of WHITE CHRISTMAS at Dutch Apple Dinner Theater
by Rich Mehrenberg - Nov 13, 2017

AMY MARIE MCCLEARY (Director/Choreographer) is currently a resident director/choreographer for Prather Entertainment Group where she has performed, directed and choreographed for the past twelve years. Most recently, she choreographed the new national tour of The Wizard of Oz with Apex Touring. At the Dutch Apple she has directed and choreographed Cats, Hairspray, 9 to 5 and I Love A Piano. (more...)

STEEL Continues This Month at the Erickson Theatre on Capitol Hill
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2017

Seattle theatre and film artists in association with the theatre programs at Seattle Central College and Shoreline Community College have opened their world premiere of STEEL at the Erickson Theatre on Seattle's Capitol Hill. It will continue for the next two weekends. (more...)

Season 42 Lineup Announced for The Noel S. Ruiz Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

See the full 42nd season lineup at the Noel S. Ruiz Theater below! (more...)

Syracuse Stage to Offer Sensory Friendly Performance of THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2017

Syracuse Stage will host a sensory-friendly performance of 'The Wizard of Oz' on Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, at 3 p.m. (more...)

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