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A Wonderful Life - 1986 - College/University (US)

Based on the film It’s a Wonderful Life


Power Center for the Performing Arts

(Ann Arbor, MI, )
Ann Arbor, MI,
by Neil Shurley - Sep 7, 2021
'This show has moments that will make you burst out laughing so hard your cheeks hurt'
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 7, 2021
Northlight Theatre opens its 2021–2022 season with Songs for Nobodies, written by Joanna Murray-Smith, directed by Rob Lindley, with music direction by Andra Velis Simon, and featuring Bethany Thomas.
by Stephi Wild - Sep 24, 2021
Chief Executive, Sarah Holmes, and Artistic Director, Peter Rowe, have announced that they will be stepping down from the leadership of the New Wolsey Theatre at the end of March next year after 21 years in charge.
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 21, 2021
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre (The Gamm) announces the launch of its new Gamm Fellowship Program for emerging artists of color. The pilot cohort comprises three fellows hailing from Community College of Rhode Island, Rhode Island College, and the University of Rhode Island.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 17, 2021
On September 26th, The Skivvies (Lauren Molina and Nick Cearley) will host Hold Me Closer, Tony Extravaganza on 9/26 during the Tony Award streaming telecast on Paramount+ at The Green Room 42.
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2021
American Blues Theater marks its return to live, in-person theater with its 20th Annual Production of It’s a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago! from Frank Capra’s film and directed by Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside with musical direction by Ensemble Member Michael Mahler.
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 12, 2021
From October 29 to November 20, 2021, SpeakEasy Stage Company will present the New England premiere of BLKS, Aziza Barnes' raucous comedy of misbehavior that it is also “serious and sad and profoundly human.” (New York Times).  
by Stephi Wild - May 3, 2021
The award-winning Sierra Madre Playhouse returns to live performances this summer, with a season of four show that have just been announced.
by Stephi Wild - May 19, 2021
A City and A Garden, commissioned by Sounds from a Safe Harbour in association with Body & Soul is presented as part of Brightening Air | Coiscéim Coiligh, a nationwide, ten day season of arts experiences brought to you by the Arts Council.
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 25, 2021
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will stream an advance look at tomorrow's hits in New Works Festival Online.
by Stephi Wild - Mar 20, 2021
The Closing Night Film program of the 16th Annual DisOrient Asian American Film Festival of Oregon will feature the Pacific Northwest premieres of Garth Kravits' short film When the World Was Young starring Lia Chang, Jason Ma, Virginia Wing and Jo Yang.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 5, 2021
The long intermission is over, and Virginia Repertory Theatre is ready to welcome patrons and friends back for our 2021-2022 Signature Season. The season is filled with powerful stories, incredible musicals and compelling plays that will inspire resilience and hope as we celebrate reopening.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 30, 2021
Tonight, Feinstein’s/54 Below (254 West 54th Street), Broadway’s supper club, will welcome back actor/photographer/producer Michael Kushner with his show Michael Kushner Sings His Hits For Pride at 9:45 PM.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 3, 2021
The Sandra Feinstein-Gamm Theatre today announced its plans to reopen for Season 37 (2021-22) with a five-play lineup beginning at the end of September 2021. The season includes an Obie award-winner, a premiere of a late 19th century classic re-invented for our pandemic year, the regional premiere of a contemporary critically acclaimed look at working class America, and the first Shakespeare production in The Gamm’s Warwick home.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 25, 2021
This week, FEINSTEIN’S/54 BELOW will be presenting some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. The line-up includes Derrick Baskin, Nicole Vanessa Ortiz and many more.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 25, 2021
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM by William Shakespeare, directed by Emma Rosa Went, is the first production of the inaugural season of the Connecticut Shakespeare Festival. The theme of this season is “Shakespeare and Sondheim.” There will be
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 22, 2021
Though hard to believe it may be, Studio Tenn artistic director Patrick Cassidy and his wife Melissa Hurley Cassidy have been Tennesseans for well over a year now – he took the reins at Studio Tenn, the Franklin-based professional theater company that has gained critical acclaim and national notoriety during its existence for its unique blend of musicals and original plays – but only now, as theater re-emerges from the dark days of a pandemic-related shutdown, have we managed to get the peripatetic Mr. Cassidy to take time out from his hectic schedule to answer our questions and give BroadwayWorld readers a chance to get to know him better.
by Stephi Wild - Jun 18, 2021
Learn more about the cast, which includes Richard Ede, Marc Pickering, Eric Stroud, Eva-Jane Willis, and Phil Yarrow.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 14, 2021
Moonstone Connections episode 8 is now available. The episode features Executive Artistic Director of the Music Theatre of Connecticut, Kevin Connors.
by A.A. Cristi - Jun 10, 2021
Today, Hartford Stage announced plans to reopen the theatre to in-person performances for the 2021/2022 Season beginning in October 2021. The theater will produce a 5-play Mainstage season plus a holiday performance. All performances will be held at Hartford Stage on 50 Church Street in Hartford.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 3, 2021
The Connecticut Shakespeare Festival will transport audiences into fantastical worlds of the unknown! Tickets are now onsale. Learn more about the production and how to purchase tickets here!
by Herbert Paine - Jul 28, 2021
Live theatre is back! Here's a critics choice list of the top 20 venues in the area with information on upcoming productions for the 2021-2022 Season, how to buy tickets, and more!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 22, 2021
Naomi Peterson joins the company in the role of Miss Stapleton and others, joining the previously announced Richard Ede (Sherlock Holmes), Marc Pickering (Stapleton and others), Eric Stroud (Doctor Watson), Naomi Peterson (Miss Stapleton and others), Phil Yarrow (Sir Henry and others).
by Shari Barrett - Jul 17, 2021
​Director Caitlin Lopez, the Associate Artistic Director of Ophelia's Jump Productions (OJP) who also serves as Improv Director for the company elaborates, 'Twelfth Night tells the story of Viola who has washed up on the shores of the vibrant and uninhibited Illyria after a shipwreck. In this modern queer fairytale, she and a cast of colorful characters all must discover what it means to truly love and embrace their heart's desires.' I decided to speak with Caitlin about both her directing and appearing in the production, as well as her background with the history of OJP.  ​
by Stephi Wild - Jul 16, 2021
This adaptation of SNOW WHITE is a fresh look at the timeless classic that features a beautiful princess, her evil queen, a huntsman, one magic mirror, and the legendary seven dwarfs – all brought to life by TWO ACTORS! A fairytale world is made before your very eyes with inspiring creativity and dynamic theatricality.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 15, 2021
Iowa Stage Theatre Company, central Iowa's home for award-winning theater that inspires, enlightens and entertains, announces a return to live performances in the fall of 2021.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 14, 2021
Auditions for 'It's a Wonderful Life', live radio play by Joe Landry, presented by Shelburne Players will be held on Thurs & Fri, Aug12 & 13, 6 - 9pm and Sat, Aug 14, 10 to noon, at the Pierson Library, 5376 Shelburne Rd, Shelburne, Vt. Rehearsals starting mid September. Roles for men & women of all ages.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021
Carey Matthews was an actor in Los Angeles, achieving some success, but work as a performer is not the most stable of occupations. He takes on different jobs. He dates women, but the relationships don't last. Something's wrong, and he tries to deal with his pain with substance abuse. This gets him into occasional trouble with the law.
by Stephi Wild - Jul 13, 2021
The production runs July 28 - August 22. Learn more about the show and how to purchase tickets here!
by Stephi Wild - Jul 12, 2021
Arthur J. Peabody is a beautiful piece that centers around a very talkative and well traveled bird. It is the product of the imaginary mind of Amanda Dempsey- Laughlin. Who not only wrote this fantastical piece but has also taken on the role of Director and even Bearded Lady. This is not the first of this  writer's work, but this is the first to ever be performed On the Fringe Stage.
by David Green - Jul 12, 2021
On Sunday, March 15, 2020, Michael Holmes finished another sold-out performance of the signature “The Judy Show!” at Palm Springs’ Purple Room Supper Club — according to legend the first place “The Rat Pack” of Sinatra fame first performed. Little did Holmes realize his makeup jar would stay closed for 18 COVID enforced months. Now, assisted by a successful GoFundMe campaign fueled by fans from around the world, Holmes and a full season of internationally renowned performers will relaunch the famous and acclaimed venue beginning August 31 including two performances by the incredible Sam Harris  on September 3 and 4.
by Herbert Paine - Jul 1, 2021
CURTAINS RISE ON THE 2021-2022 THEATRE SEASON ~ AT LAST! The current schedule of theatre productions for the 2021-2022 Season in the Phoenix Metro Region.
by A.A. Cristi - Jul 1, 2021
Metropolitan Ensemble Theatre has announced its 2021-22 season as life finally returns to a renovated Warwick Theatre.
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 28, 2021
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has postponed the opening of its 51st mainstage season to October 2021, with eight plays to be presented through August 2022.
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 15, 2021
Gianni Valenti, Jim Caruso and Tom D'Angora go into overtime trying to save Birdland from closure.
by BWW Staff - Jan 15, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Washington DC Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 15, 2021
American Blues Theater, under the continued leadership of Artistic Director Gwendolyn Whiteside, announces the first-ever event in the new music series, “The Garage.” 
by BWW Staff - Jan 13, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Ottawa Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by Stephi Wild - Jan 12, 2021
Florida Repertory Theatre has announced the opening of 'Godspell, ' the classic Off-Broadway musical sensation as part of its ongoing Outdoor Theatre Series.
by BWW Staff - Jan 11, 2021
Winners have been announced for the 2020 BroadwayWorld Des Moines Awards - which were back bigger than ever, celebrating the best in local theatre of the past decade! 
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2021
On the morning of September 22, 2015, in Renfrew County, Ontario, a single man went on a killing spree, brutally murdering three ex-partners in their separate homes. The murders devastated the rural Ottawa Valley community where baritone Joshua Hopkins grew up - his sister, Nathalie Warmerdam, was one of these women.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 24, 2021
On February 26th, Vocal Arts DC presents American baritone Rod Gilfry in a virtual concert with pianist Peter Walsh. The performance will include selections by Francis Poulenc, Jake Heggie, Morten Lauridsen, Charles Ives, Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel as well as original jazz arrangements of classic French art songs.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 17, 2021
Inspired by the success from their safe drive-in performances of La bohème in the Fall, which heralded the return of live, in-person, opera to San Diego County since the start of the pandemic, and provided over 300 jobs to many, San Diego Opera has announced a Spring season of safe, socially-distanced, drive-in performances.
by Krista Garver - Feb 15, 2021
THE STORY OF MY LIFE is a sweet, uncomplicated musical about friendship. Available for streaming through Feb. 28.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 1, 2021
Since June 2020 Lighthouse Players has been leading the way by being innovators of keeping Arts alive and safe! When the pandemic hit Lighthouse Players discerned how to preserve the performing arts with their Tribe of professional and emerging artists as well as through their Arts Education programming.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 27, 2021
TheatreWorks Silicon Valley will resume in-person performances when it launches its previously announced 51st season, featuring eight plays and musicals presented October 2021 through August 2022, kicking off with the new indie folk-rock musical Lizard Boy.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 25, 2021
Merrimack Repertory Theatre will continue its 2021-22 Season with Allison Gregory's Wild Horses, a woman's hilarious account of one wild summer in her youth, from September 17 through October 3 at various alternative locations and via video on demand, according to Nancy L. Donahue Artistic Director Courtney Sale and Executive Director Bonnie J. Butkas.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 16, 2021
Classical music’s Hamlen-Palm Series will be presented this year as four engaging online chats called Classical Conversations. The series is set to debut Thursday, April 29, 2021, with a discussion between American composers Jake Heggie and Nico Muhly hosted by two-time Grammy Award winning mezzo-soprano Sasha Cooke.
by Stephi Wild - Apr 14, 2021
Today, TheatreWorks Silicon Valley’s Artistic Associate and Director of New Works Giovanna Sardelli will be inducted into University of Nevada, Las Vegas’ (UNLV) Hall of Fame.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2021
Music Theatre of Connecticut MainStage will present Tru, a witty and down-to-earth one-man play about one of America's most brilliant writers, Truman Capote. The show allows for audiences to experience Capote's over-the-top public personality while also pulling back the curtain and revealing the toll his life and work took on him.