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Based on the films by Sam Raimi


Photo Flash: The Ringwald Theatre presents ROCKY HORROR ROCKS THE RINGWALD
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

Get ready to give yourself over to absolute pleasure, as The Rocky Horror Show finally gets the Ringwald treatment. (more...)

Photo Flash: EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Returns to Out of Box Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Evil Dead the Musical returns to Out of Box Theatre after a sell-out run last October. Sam Raimi's cult classic is an 'All Guts, All Glory' musical interpretation of Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness features songs like 'All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Kandarian Demons,' 'Ode to an Accidental Stabbing,' and 'Do the Necronomicon.' This musical is not for the faint of heart, but is sure to leave your screaming with laughter. (more...)

Get a Closer Look at SWEENEY RODD - Opening at The Encore Theatre in Dexter
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Matthew Brennan, director of Encore Theatre's new production of Sweeney Todd, has been driving the Dexter-based company's staff a little crazy in recent months. (more...)

MPAC Offers Lots of Spooky Fun and Thrills in October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

MPAC offers lots of spooky fun and thrills in October (more...)

EVIL DEAD - THE MUSICAL Brings Mayhem to Mayo Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2017

Evil Dead - The Musical unleashes its mayhem and fun at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Wednesday, October 27, 2015 at 8 pm. Tickets are $29-$59. (more...)

Just in Time for Halloween: EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL at Capitol Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

Those are just some of the comments from critics and audiences all over the world after seeing Evil Dead-The Musical the only musical in the world where audiences can sit in the Splatter Zone. It's coming to the Capitol Center on Saturday, October 28 at 8PM... just in time for Halloween! (more...)

New Faces, New Flubs! THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG to Welcome New Company This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 14, 2017

A new school year is beginning at Cornley University this fall as the Tony Award-winning Broadway production of Mischief Theatre's The Play That Goes Wrong, which has inexplicably become longest-running play currently on Broadway, welcomes a new company beginning Tuesday, September 19th. (more...)

The 5 & Dime, Vanity Furs and Jacksonville Chiropractic & Acupuncture Present EVIL DEAD The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. (more...)

SWEENEY TODD at The Encore Musical Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

The Encore Musical Theatre Company proudly presents Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, running September 28 - October 22, 2017, directed by Matthew Brennan and music directed by Tyler Driskill.  (more...)

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL Opens 10/20 at Barnstormer Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2017

Based on Sam Raimi's 80s cult classic films, EVIL DEAD tells the tale of 5 college kids who travel to a cabin in the woods and accidentally unleash an evil force. And although it may sound like a horror, it's not! The songs are hilariously campy and the show is bursting with more farce than a Monty Python skit. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Sets October Writer-Producer Speed Date
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the next Writer-Producer Speed Date on Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 5:30pm at NOLA Rehearsal Studio, 244 W. 54th Street, 11th floor, NYC. (more...)

Musical Magic! Broadway Casts A Spell with Some Wonderfully Witchy Anthems
by Alexa Criscitiello - Oct 4, 2017

Halloween is upon us and as the season of all things spooky rolls in, BroadwayWorld is here to get you in the holiday spirit with some seasonal show tunes. (more...)

EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL to Bring Bloody Spectacle to the State Theatre This Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 4, 2017

Evil Dead The Musical takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest, funniest, and bloodiest theatrical experiences of all time. Appropriately enough, the hilarious live stage show hits the State Theatre on Halloween night! (more...)

Don't Miss HAND TO GOD at Black Box PAC
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education in the heart of Teaneck, NJ just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge. Robert Askin's Hand To God has opened BBPAC's second full 2017-18 season of professional theater, which is scheduled to include six 'mainstage' productions, two ongoing immersive late-night rock musicals, two ongoing shows for kids, and the development of at least three original works for the stage. (more...)

The 5 & Dime, Vanity Furs and Jacksonville Chiropractic & Acupuncture present EVIL DEAD: The Musical
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2017

This hilarious live stage show takes all the elements of the cult classic films, The Evil Dead, Evil Dead 2, and Army of Darkness and combines them for one of the craziest theatrical experiences of all time. Five college students go to an abandoned cabin in the woods, and accidentally unleash an evil force that turns them all into demons. It's all up to Ash (a housewares employee, turned demon-killing hero), and his trusty chainsaw to save the day. Blood flies. Limbs are dismembered. Demons tell bad jokes and all to music. The songs in the show are completely off the wall as well. Titles like All the Men in My Life Keep Getting Killed by Candarian Demons and What the F**k was That? has had audiences rolling in their seats, and screaming for more and more blood. (more...)

Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special - Oct 13, 2017

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)

None of the Swearing, All of the Blood! EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL (High School Version) Available for Licensing
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2017

Dramatic Publishing Company has announced that it has acquired the publishing and licensing rights to the all-new Evil Dead The Musical (High School Version). The world-premiere production occurred at Stagedoor Manor, Loch Sheldrake, N.Y., this summer. (more...)

EVIL DEAD, THE MUSICAL Returns to Trustus Theatre for Halloween
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

What could possibly go wrong when five college kids break into an abandoned, secluded cabin in the woods, especially when nobody else knows where they are? Find out at Trustus Theatre this October as the hit show Evil Dead, The Musical returns to the Thigpen Main Stage. Evil Dead, The Musical will run from Friday, October 27 through Saturday, November 11, 2017. Tickets may be purchased at www.trustus.org, or by calling the Trustus Box Office at 803-254-9732. (more...)

See 'Em On Stage Presents TITUS ANDRONICUS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

The Big Easy Award winning See 'Em On Stage: A Production Company ('Lizzie'-Best Musical 2016) presents William Shakespeare's violent, horrifying, and darkly comedic tragedy Titus Andronicus. Known as 'Shakespeare's bloodiest play', the production will star Ron Gural in the title role of Titus and Trina Beck as the vicious and vengeful Tamora. (more...)

EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL to Bring Cult Tale to Newnan Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2017

This Halloween, Newnan Theatre Company will be full of rock and roll, bloody zombies, heroic store clerks, and Kandarian demons in NTC's production of Evil Dead: The Musical. (more...)

Humphry Slocombe Creates Limited Edition 'Tim Tam Slam' PRISCILLA, QUEEN OF THE DESERT Ice Cream Flavor
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

For those who are fans of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, ice cream, Australia, over-the-top flamboyant costumes and gay musical theatre - do we have a new ice cream flavor for you! (more...)

ArtsWest Announces 2017-18 Season: I AM
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

ArtsWest Artistic Director Mathew Wright has announced his third season, running September 2017 through July 2018. Opening with Pulitzer Prize-winner Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO AND THE WHAT, the six-production season will feature five Seattle premieres and a Tony-award winning musical. (more...)

Broadway Producer Goes to Court After Failed Casting of Keira Knightley, Al Pacino, Miley Cyrus and More
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Gary Oldman, Miley Cyrus, Keira Knightley and Al Pacino will not be coming to Broadway, after all. (more...)

STAGES St. Louis to Let Imaginations Run Wild with SEUSSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

STAGES St. Louis returns to the Playhouse @ Westport Plaza in Maryland Heights with a highly inspirational Theatre for Young Audiences production, Seussical. Join the Cat in the Hat and friends June 14th through July 2nd and celebrate the powers of friendship, loyalty, family, and community in the fantastical world of Dr. Seuss. (more...)

GUTENBERG THE MUSICAL Comes to The Jewelbox Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The hilarious musical spoof Gutenberg! The Musical! is coming to Seattle. Local theatre favorites Kate Jaeger and Matt Giles star as two aspiring playwrights performing a staged reading of their new passion project for potential producers: a big, splashy musical about printing press inventor Johann Gutenberg. Gutenberg! The Musical! will run May 12-22, 2017 at The Jewelbox Theater at The Rendezvous (2322 2nd Ave). Tickets can be purchased at Brown Paper Tickets (http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/2930545.) (more...)

Martin Moran's OBIE Award-Winning One-Man Show THE TRICKY PART Gets Philadelphia Premiere
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

After premiering Off-Broadway 13 years ago, The Tricky Part, heads to the City of Brotherly Love for a  two-night limited engagement May 22-23. The true story of a young Martin Moran, The Tricky Part has been called "a translucent memoir of a play … shattering and affecting" by Ben Brantley of The New York Times. This production of The Tricky Part is part of Drexel University's Entertainment & Arts Management Program's Producing Live Entertainment class, led by Drexel professor and Broadway producer Brannon Wiles. (more...)

SKIP & RIVKA'S NOT-SO-KOSHER INTERACTIVE JEWISH WEDDING EXPERIENCE Comes to Black Box Studios
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center, home of Black Box Studios, continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it presents a new Spring fundraising production, the rousing immersive comedy Skip & Rivka's Not-So-Kosher Interactive Jewish Wedding Experience in the heart of Teaneck, NJ - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge.  (more...)

Boston Pops, Chita Rivera, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for MPAC's 2017-18 Season; Tickets on Sale Monday!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Boston Pops, Ringo Starr, Randy Newman, Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune, Sutton Foster and A Chorus Line are just a few of the headline events coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) during its 2017-2018 season. (more...)

National & Local Thought Leaders To Host Talkbacks After DISGRACED at BBPAC Teaneck
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

Having previously announced its new production of Ayad Akhtar's 2013 Pulitzer Prize-winning Disgraced - directed by Artistic Director Matt Okin, produced by Huey Esquire and Black Box Studios, and featuring Misty Easler, Katie Housley, Alex Hughes, Hemang Sharma, and Laurence Wallace - Black Box Studios and Black Box Performing Arts Center are proud to announce that not only will most performances of Disgraced be followed by a talkback among cast, creative team, and the audience, but several noted thought leaders have  committed to leading talkbacks. (more...)

ArtsWest Announces AFTER HOURS: SUMMER OF SONDHEIM
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2017

ArtsWest is pleased to announce the 2017 Cabaret series, AFTER HOURS WITH MATHEW WRIGHT: SUMMER OF SONDHEIM, featuring Eric Ankrim on July 17, Jessica Skerritt on July 24, and Justin Huertas with special guest Rheanna Atendido on July 31.   (more...)

Landless Theatre Company Strikes Back this Weekend with 1776
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

This weekend only, join Landless Theatre at Frederick's Weinberg Center for something a little different. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Theatre Group at SBCC presents HIGH SOCIETY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The Theatre Group at SBCC opens the 17/18 season with Cole Porter's sparkling musical, HIGH SOCIETY, July 12-29 in the Garvin Theatre.  (more...)

EVIL DEAD Returns to Appomattox Bigger and 'Bloodier' than Ever
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2017

Wolfbane Productions, a professional, outdoor theatre company, in association with Jamerson Building Supply and Williams Collision Center, is thrilled to announce the return of "Evil Dead: The Musical!" (more...)

Pulitzer Prize Winner DISGRACED Comes to Black Box PAC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center (BBPAC) continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced in the heart of Teaneck, New Jersey - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge. (more...)

ArtsWest Announce Extension of SWEENEY TODD
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

In response to strong ticket sales and critical acclaim, ArtsWest will extend the run of Stephen Sondheim's Sweeney Todd through Friday, July 7, 2017. The additional performances are scheduled for 7:30pm each evening, with the exception of the 3pm matinee on Sunday, July 2. Tickets for the added performances can be purchased immediately at arstwest.org.   (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 18
by Audition Roundup - Jun 18, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 18, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

GREY Tackles the Shades of Murder at Toronto Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2017

Murder is black and white. Life is not. Twelve years after the murder of his son, Charlie Alexander faces the killer at his parole hearing. Jumping through time, we explore the lives of the people involved and the events that lead to the day of the crime. Cultures clash, punches are thrown, families struggle through loss and loneliness. (more...)

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 30
by Audition Roundup - Jul 30, 2017

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 30, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)

Upcoming Theater Auditions in the Nashville Area 7/27/17
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 27, 2017

Looking for a challenging role or to embark upon a new onstage adventure? Here is the latest audition information to come to the BroadwayWorld Nashville newsdesk. (more...)

Upcoming Nashville Theater Auditions (7/20/17)
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jul 20, 2017

Looking for a challenging role or to embark upon a new onstage adventure? Here is the latest audition information to come to the BroadwayWorld Nashville newsdesk. (more...)

HEATHERS THE MUSICAL: High School Edition Comes to Black Box Performing Arts Center in Teaneck, NJ
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center (BBPAC) continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Heathers The Musical: High School  Edition in the heart of Teaneck, New Jersey - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge from Manhattan.   (more...)

Ayad Akhtar's DISGRACED Continues Through Friday at Black Box Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center (BBPAC) continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of Ayad Akhtar's Disgraced in the heart of Teaneck, New Jersey - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge. (more...)

Wolfbane's EVIL DEAD: THE MUSICAL Returns Groovier Than Ever
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Wolfbane Productions, a professional, outdoor theatre company, in association with Jamerson Building Supply and Williams Collision Center, is thrilled to announce the return of 'Evil Dead: The Musical!' (more...)

ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery Announces Three Directors Joining the 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

ArtsWest has announced three young, celebrated Seattle directors who will bring their talent and vision to the 2017-2018 I AM Season - Samip Raval will direct Ayad Akhtar's THE WHO & THE WHAT, Sara Porkalob will direct Jiehae Park's PEERLESS, and Brandon J. Simmons will direct Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' AN OCTOROON. (more...)

BWW Review: 9 TO 5 THE MUSICAL at ENCORE THEATRE Thru Aug 27
by Anton Anderssen - Aug 26, 2017

Now on stage at the Encore Theatre is the musical '9 to 5.' I'd love to invite you to enjoy seeing this show, but due to its overwhelming popularity, it's completely sold out. The only possible way to get tickets is if there are cancellations. This is a smash hit for Encore Theatre, and of course, everything they do is performed to perfection. You are best off buying a season ticket so you can always see their shows. (more...)

Broadway Hit HAND TO GOD by Robert Askins Comes to Black Box Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education - in the heart of Teaneck, NJ- just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge.     (more...)

ArtsWest Announces THE WHO & THE WHAT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

ArtsWest will open the 2017-18 Season with THE WHO & THE WHAT, Ayad Akhtar's witty and whip-smart play about a young Muslim woman confronting her family and her faith, at the ArtsWest Playhouse and Gallery on September 7. Performances will run Thursday through Sunday until October 1.   (more...)

EVIL DEAD Comes to Grandel Theatre 10/10-22
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Emery Entertainment, Inc. presents the St. Louis debut of the wildly popular cult classic Evil Dead - The Musical at The Grandel Theatre for a limited two-week engagement October 10-22. Tickets go on sale August 11, and are available at MetroTix.com, by calling 314-534-1111 or visiting the Fox Theatre box office. Tickets are $90 for VIP Splatter Zone, $75 and $60 for orchestra, and $50 for balcony. (more...)

Casting Announced for St. Louis STAGES 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

STAGES St. Louis is proud to announce casting for its blockbuster 31st Season: Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat, 9 to 5, The Musical, and South Pacific. According to Artistic Director Michael Hamilton, this season's exceptional talent "explores the triumphant powers of family, friendship, loyalty, and community in an ever challenging world." STAGES also announces the cast for its Theatre for Young Audiences production, the fantastical family adventure, Seussical. All subscription and single tickets are on sale now. (more...)

Original Comedy/Drama TWIST OF FAITH Continues this Spring at BBPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

The Black Box Performing Arts Center continues to emerge as the Tri-State area's premiere destination for both cutting-edge professional theater and collaborative performing arts education as it proudly presents a new production of  the original comedy/drama Twist Of Faith in the heart of Teaneck, NJ - just a quick ride over the George Washington Bridge.   This newly revised production of the Off-Broadway hit is written and directed by Michael Gurin, and based on an original concept by Matt Okin.  (more...)

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