Opened: November 13, 2002
Closing: January 05, 2003

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Playhouse Square to Present Comedy, Concerts and More in October by A.A. Cristi - Sep 22, 2023

Playhouse Square will be presenting a variety of events in October, including comedy shows, concerts, and more. Don't miss out on the exciting lineup!

CLYDE'S, CROWNS & More - Check Out This Week's Top Stage Mags by Team BWW - Sep 22, 2023

Take a look at this week's top Stage Mags including productions from Capital Stage, Center Repertory Company, and more! Want to create a FREE Stage Mag for you own show? To get started on your own program, visit

Second Stage Founder Carole Rothman Will Depart After 45 Years by Nicole Rosky - Sep 20, 2023

Carole Rothman, the founder of Second Stage, the prestigious theater company that has launched the careers of some of the greatest American playwrights over the past 45 years, is leaving the company. 

Review: CROWNS at Center Repertory Company by Steve Murray - Sep 18, 2023

What did our critic think of CROWNS at Center Repertory Company? Can a play centered around hats sustain interest for an extended period – in the case of Regina Taylors spirited Crowns, the answer is a resounding yes. These hats, worn by African American women, are so much more than an accessory to their outfits, representing cultural traditions, family histories, and pride.

Corey Stoll, Natalie Gold & Alyssa Emily Marvin to Join Sarah Paulson in APPROPRIATE by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 12, 2023

Golden Globe Award nominee Corey Stoll (“House of Cards,” “Billions”), Natalie Gold (“Succession”), and Alyssa Emily Marvin (Grey House) join Emmy, Golden Globe, and SAG Award winner Sarah Paulson in Branden Jacobs-Jenkins’ APPROPRIATE at Second Stage Theater, directed by Lila Neugebauer.

Cast Announced for Third Season of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD Tour; First Look! by Stephi Wild - Sep 12, 2023

The complete cast has been announced for the third touring season of the First National Tour of tTo Kill a Mockingbird. Learn more about the cast and check out all new photos here!

Jessica Lange, Jim Parsons, Celia Keenan-Bolger Will Lead Paula Vogel's MOTHER PLAY on Broadway by Nicole Rosky - Sep 6, 2023

The world premiere of MOTHER PLAY, written by Pulitzer Prize winner Paula Vogel and directed by Tina Landau is coming to Broadway. We have all the details on who will star in the new play!

New Queens Join SIX THE MUSICAL in the West End Next Month by Stephi Wild - Sep 6, 2023

New Queens will join SIX the Musical in London beginning next month. Find out who will be starring in the musical next here!

Wake Up With BroadwayWorld September 6th, 2023 by - Sep 6, 2023

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is September 6, 2023 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours: 

SWAN PRINCESS: FAR LONGER THAN FOREVER Sets Digital & DVD Release Date by Michael Major - Sep 5, 2023

After Nearly 30 Years of Magic, Majesty, and Mystery, the Swan Princess Franchise Returns for a Spellbinding Final Chapter. The cast includes Nina Herzog and Yuri Lowenthal. Eager to discover the truth about his late father, King Derek and Queen Odette set off on an epic adventure.

Artist Frida Kahlo Documentary Comes To The Park Theatre by Stephi Wild - Sep 5, 2023

  The Park Theatre's Exhibition on Screen Series continues with Frida Kahlo. The documentary about the iconic artist screens on Wednesday, September 13, at 1:30 pm.

Joe Cosentino to Release New Novel For Thespians, DRAMA KING, in October by Blair Ingenthron - Sep 2, 2023

Joe Cosentino will release Drama King, the 18th and last Nicky and Noah mystery novel.

Ars Nova & National Black Theatre to Present World Premiere of (PRAY), A SACRED OFFERING by nicHi douglas by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 23, 2023

Discover the world premiere of (pray), a captivating production presented by Ars Nova and National Black Theatre in New York City. Don't miss this limited engagement performance that explores the profound power of sacred offerings.

Video: Watch the All-New Trailer For SIX in London's West End by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 15, 2023

An all new trailer has been released for the West End production of SIX. Check out the video here!

The New Harmony Project Now Accepting Applications For 2024 Conference by Stephi Wild - Aug 14, 2023

The New Harmony Project announced that it is now accepting applications for the 37th annual conference to be held May 22-June 2, 2024.

Cast and Artistic Team Revealed for THE BALDWIN | GIOVANNI EXPERIENCE by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2023

Explore the exciting world of THE BALDWIN | GIOVANNI EXPERIENCE as we unveil the talented cast and artistic team behind this must-see production. Don't miss out on discovering the magic behind THE BALDWIN | GIOVANNI EXPERIENCE!

Get Ready for a Spectacular Musical Journey with CROWNS by Regina Taylor at the Center Repertory Company by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 8, 2023

Join in at the Center Repertory Company for an unforgettable musical experience with 'Crowns.' Don't miss out on this roof-raising celebration filled with vibrant performances and captivating storytelling.

A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM Comes to Tacoma Arts Live This Month by Stephi Wild - Aug 4, 2023

Tacoma Arts Live’s Regional Theater production of Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream features an ensemble cast and five interconnecting stories that follow four lovers, six actors, and a host of mischievous fairies who find themselves entangled in intrigue prior to a royal wedding ceremony.

Marin Ireland, Zachary James & Erik Lochtefeld to Star in SPAIN at Second Stage Theater by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 3, 2023

Get all the details on the upcoming production of SPAIN at Second Stage Theater, including the star-studded cast featuring Marin Ireland, Zachary James, and Erik Lochtefeld. Find out when and where you can catch this highly anticipated show.

Baltimore Center Stage to Celebrate 23/24 Season with Exclusive 50% Off Offer by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 31, 2023

Baltimore Center Stage is offering an exclusive 50% off offer to celebrate the launch of single tickets for their 23/24 season. Don't miss this limited-time promotion available from August 1-4, 2023.

Casting Announced For TheatreWorks' 20th Anniversary NEW WORKS FESTIVAL by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 29, 2023

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has set the casting for its 20th Anniversary New Works Festival, a unique program that offers an extraordinary opportunity for audiences to experience new plays and musicals in their early stages of development.

Review: DISNEY'S FROZEN at Ohio Theatre by Paul Batterson - Jul 29, 2023

What did our critic think of DISNEY'S FROZEN at Ohio Theatre? Utilizing dynamic performances, a new cache of songs, and some of that good ol’ Mouse-powered magic, DISNEY’S FROZEN keeps the audience, both young and old, engaged with the two-act musical.

MARIE AND ROSETTA Extended at Northlight Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 25, 2023

Join us at Northlight Theatre for the extended production of Marie and Rosetta - a powerful and soulful musical that tells the inspiring story of two iconic women in the world of gospel music. Book your tickets now for an unforgettable night of entertainment!

PURLIE VICTORIOUS Starring Leslie Odom, Jr. Sets September Opening Night Date on Broadway by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 11, 2023

The first Broadway revival of the American comedy Purlie Victorious: A Non-Confederate Romp Through the Cotton Patch by legendary Ossie Davis will officially open in September. Learn how to purchase tickets!

LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS, RAGTIME & More Set for Muskegon Civic Theatre Season 39 by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 10, 2023

Muskegon Civic Theatre has revealed its 39th season. See full programming and learn how to purchase tickets!

Student Blog: Experiencing Italy, Philippine, and Greece, All in One City by Student Blogger: Dwiani I - Jul 5, 2023

One of the best things about living in Vancouver is the huge number of cultural festivals in the summer. You get to be in Italy one day, and the Philippines the next day. It's that time of the year when you get to experience new cultures and get inspired. Follow my story of how I went to three cultural festivals last June.

Miller Auditorium 2023-24 PNC Spotlight Series & Miller Specials Announcement by A.A. Cristi - Jun 27, 2023

Miller Auditorium has announced its 2023-24PNC Spotlight Series & Miller Specials! The lineup is packed with both new events, such as Emo Orchestra Featuring Hawthorne Heights, and the return of patron favorites such as DRUM TAO 30th Anniversary: THE TAO 夢幻響 and The Rocky Horror Picture Show with Live Shadow Cast! The PNC Spotlight Series rounds out our previously announced Zhang Broadway in West Michigan Series of Mean Girls (Oct. 24-25, 2023), A Magical Cirque Christmas (Dec. 6-7, 2023), Come From Away (Jan. 30-31, 2024) & Jesus Christ Superstar (Mar. 26-27, 2024).

Review Roundup: ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME Opens On Broadway! by Review Roundups - Jun 22, 2023

The new Broadway musical Once Upon A One More Time, powered by the music of Grammy Award-winning international pop icon Britney Spears, opens tonight at Broadway's Marquis Theatre. Read the reviews!

Frank Wood, Abubakr Ali & b Join TOROS at Second Stage Theater Uptown by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 21, 2023

Complete casting has been set for Second Stage Theater's TOROS by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch. See who is starring, and learn how to purchase tickets!

Casting Crowns and Black Violin Come To Miller Auditorium Press Release by Stephi Wild - Jun 19, 2023

Two shows are going on sale Friday, June 23, 2023. Miller Auditorium has announced that tickets will soon be available for Casting Crowns 20th Anniversary Tour, and Black Violin: The Black Violin Experience Tour.

Readings and Special Events Announced for TheatreWorks' 20th Anniversary NEW WORKS FESTIVAL by Blair Ingenthron - Jun 17, 2023

Hundreds of lovers of new theatre will gather this August for an advance look at tomorrow's hits at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 20th Anniversary New Works Festival. This unique festival returns to Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre with its extraordinary opportunity for audiences to experience new plays and musicals in their early stages of development and see their evolution over multiple performances.

New Plays by Paula Vogel, Jen Silverman and Branden Jacobs-Jenkins Included in Second Stage Theater's 2023/24 Season by Nicole Rosky - Jun 15, 2023

Second Stage Theater has just announced three initial productions for its upcoming 45th Anniversary Season. Check out the full lineup here!

Casting Crowns 20th Anniversary Tour is coming to Kalamazoo in October by Stephi Wild - Jun 14, 2023

Multi-platinum selling Grammy winners Casting Crowns will take their powerful live performances on the road this fall with The Casting Crowns 20th Anniversary Tour: A Live Symphony Experience.

Review: DANCE NATION Wins at BlueBarn Theatre by Christine Swerczek - May 30, 2023

What did our critic think of DANCE NATION at BlueBarn Theatre?

2023 Second Stage Theater Uptown Series to Present TOROS By Danny Tejera This Summer by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 11, 2023

Second Stage Theater will present TOROS, written by Danny Tejera and directed by Gaye Taylor Upchurch, this summer at Second Stage Theater Uptown.

Review: THE GLORIOUS WORLD OF CROWNS, KINKS AND CURLS at The Arts Factory by Perry Tannenbaum - May 11, 2023

Written for a streamed production in 2021, Keli Goff’s CROWNS, KINKS AND CURLS needed some alterations for a live staged presentation, and Three Bone Theatre has solved most of those tailoring problems admirably. When Goff comes to Charlotte for a talkback, she'll see the rousing ambiance she has created - and perhaps consider trims and updates.

The Pinkster Festival Returns to Philipsburg Manor by Stephi Wild - May 10, 2023

Music, dance, drumming, and crafts and food inspired by Black culture will highlight “The Pinkster Festival: Remembrance and Renewal” on May 27, from 10am-5pm at Philipsburg Manor.

Photoville to Return for its 12th Year This June by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 9, 2023

Photoville, the Brooklyn-based nonprofit that brings breathtaking photography within reach of New Yorkers in all boroughs—free of charge—will present Photoville NYC 2023 (June 3 - 18).

Human Race Theatre Company To Present INDIGO, June 7- 25 by A.A. Cristi - May 8, 2023

The Human Race Theatre Company finishes its 37th year with the launch of a world premiere musical, Indigo, with book by Kait Kerrigan and music and lyrics by Scott Evan Davis.

Meet the Cast of ONCE UPON A ONE MORE TIME, Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight! by Stephi Wild - May 13, 2023

Once Upon a One More Time begins previews on Broadway tonight, May 13, at the Marquis Theatre ahead of an opening night on Thursday, June 22, 2023. Meet the cast of Once Upon a One More Time here!

MOTHER LODE to Return To Carnegie Stage in June by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 27, 2023

Mother Lode, a play by Virginia Wall Gruenert, will return to Carnegie Stage June 3 at 8:00pm and June 4 at 3:00pm. The production stars Linda Haston, and is directed by Ingrid Sonnichsen.

ANGEL COMEDY STREET PARTY Returns With Rosie Jones, Viggo Venn, Huge Davies, and More by Stephi Wild - Apr 27, 2023

Angel Comedy and loads of fantastic comedians including Rosie Jones, Viggo Venn, Sikisa, Huge Davies, Julia Masli and even more special guests will be throwing the funniest street party in London on 7th May 2023.

Review: SIX at Shea's Buffalo Theatre by Michael Rabice - Apr 26, 2023

The Tudor Era meets the Girl Band as the six wives of Henry VIII take the stage in the flashy new musical SIX now playing at Shea's Buffalo. The girl singing groups of the last 70 years surely have paved the way for our regal queens, with the Spice Girls and K-Pop Girl Bands being more recent additions to the pop culture musical scene.

EN VOGUE Comes to Kupferberg Center for the Arts in May by Stephi Wild - Apr 26, 2023

En Vogue, the legendary R&B group, is set to perform live in concert at Kupferberg Center for the Arts, Queens College on Friday, May 19 at 8 PM. The concert promises to be an unforgettable experience for music lovers of all ages, featuring En Vogue's classic hits and new music.

Cast Set for OBAMA-OLOGY Chicago Premiere at Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 25, 2023

Fleetwood-Jourdain Theatre has announced the cast for the company’s season-opening Chicago premiere of OBAMA-OLOGY by Aurin Squire.

WBTT, Key Chorale Collaborate On GRACE: The Spirit Of Aretha at Van Wezel by Stephi Wild - Apr 19, 2023

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe and Key Chorale will honor Aretha Franklin, the “Queen of Soul,” on the 50th anniversary of her groundbreaking Grammy Award-winning album, 'Amazing Grace.' WBTT artists Matelyn Alicia and Naärai will join Key Chorale, along with its featured soloist, Amy Connours, for 'Grace: The Spirit of Aretha.'

New Muhammad Ali Musical ALI Will Have its World Premiere In Louisville in Fall 2024 by Stephi Wild - Apr 18, 2023

The World Premiere of ALI will be presented in Ali's hometown of Louisville, at the Kentucky Center for the Performing Arts, in Fall 2024. Learn more about the show here!

LA Grunge-Pop Band STARRY EYES Drops Latest Single 'Over Oceans' by Michael Major - Apr 11, 2023

LA grunge-pop band ‘STARRY EYES’ are back with their latest single ‘Over Oceans’, the second single to come from their debut EP ‘Ciao Bella’. The self-produced EP was mixed by Phil Ek (Band of Horses, Fleet Foxes and Mudhoney) and mastered by Multi Grammy-award-winning engineer Greg Calbi (Adele, Ramones, Paul McCartney).


Crowns has had 1 productions including Off-Broadway which opened in 2002.
Crowns has been nominated for Outstanding Choreographer at The Lortels for Ronald K. Brown.



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