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Pasadena Community Playhouse (Pasadena, CA)
39 S. El Molino Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91101

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Based on the 1985 Universal motion picture "Mask"

The Bloody Beetroots Announce 'My Name Is Thunder' NA Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2017

As 'My Name Is Thunder,' the current single from THE BLOODY BEETROOTS and JET continues to soar, today (July 31), THE BLOODY BEETROOTS emerges with another song 'Saint Bass City Rockers' to coincide with the announcement of North American dates for his 'My Name Is Thunder' live tour. (more...)

Photo Flash: The Comrades present In THE WAKE by Lisa Kron
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

The Comrades are pleased to present their Summer 2017 production, IN THE WAKE by Lisa Kron and directed by Alex Mallory. This Chicago premiere will play the Greenhouse Theater Center (2257 N Lincoln Ave, Chicago) from July 27 through August 26, 2017.  (more...)

OC-Centric New Play Festival to Open in Orange with FAIR and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Orange County's New Play Festival returns for a seventh year August 17-27 with three superb new plays written and directed by women. This event - which has been named Orange County's 'Best New Play Festival' by the OC WEEKLY - is the lone theatre festival fully producing new work from dramatists who live in or hail from Orange County. (more...)

Tobacco Factory Theatres Announces Ambitious 2017 Season, Creation of Factory Company
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

This week Tobacco Factory Theatres launches its most ambitious ever season of productions for Aug - Dec 2017, including five in-house productions throughout the autumn and at Christmas. In addition, the theatre announces a new chapter in its history: the creation of the Factory Company which will perform two electrifying plays between February and May 2018. (more...)

Cleveland Playhouse MFA Program Announces New Class
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

The Case Western Reserve University/Cleveland Play House MFA Acting Program today announced its Class of 2020.  The four women and four men represent eight different undergraduate programs from across the United States. (more...)

BWW Review: Howl In The Time Of Trump By Sanctuary Theatre & The Performing Knowledge Project  At Capital Fringe Festival
by Jenny Minich - Jul 25, 2017

Oliver takes Ginsberg's words and applies an emotional intelligence that resonates with the beleaguered Capital Fringe Festival audience of 2017. (more...)

Kendrick Lamar, Katy Perry & The Weeknd Lead MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARD Nominations; Full List
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

MTV today announced nominations for the 2017 MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS exclusively on Instagram Live, with Kendrick Lamar scoring the most of the year with eight nominations for his video “HUMBLE.” (more...)

Pop Cabaret UGLY DUCKLING to Premiere at Melbourne Fringe Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Duckie is... an ugly duck! She's also adopted, a Z grade socialite (think the Kardashians poorer, less insta-famous next door neighbour) and suffers dysmorphic delusions of grandeur. (more...)

First Full U.S. Staging of Dvorak's DIMITRIJ to Open at Bard SummerScape
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

Opening next Friday, July 28, Bard SummerScape presents the long overdue American staged premiere of Dimitrij (1882). Set to a libretto by Marie Cervinkova-Riegrova, one of the relatively few 19th-century women to contribute to the genre, Antonín Dvorák's grand opera is rarely produced outside the Czech Republic, and only received its U.S. concert premiere more than a century after its composition. (more...)

BWW Interview: Mark Quartley Talks Motion Capture In THE TEMPEST
by Marianka Swain - Jul 24, 2017

Mark Quartley's previous work includes Written on the Heart and Measure for Measure for the RSC, Ghosts at Rose Theatre Kingston, and TV series Hoff the Record. His latest challenge is a motion-capture Ariel in the RSC's ground-breaking production of The Tempest - created with Intel and The Imaginarium Studios - which is currently playing at the Barbican. (more...)

Belgrade Theatre and Vamos Share Joy with Earlsdon Park Residents
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Residents of Earsdon Park Village were treated to an interactive performance, from leading Mask theatre company Vamos this week. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Enjoy an indoor Shakespeare festival with air conditioning!  (more...)

PING CHONG + COMPANY Will Premiere ALAXSXA | ALASKA at La MaMa in October
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

PING CHONG + COMPANY is proud to announce the premiere of ALAXSXA | ALASKA, a theatrical work using video projections, puppetry, and Central Yup'ik drum and dance to reveal stories of cross-cultural encounter in the epic, changing landscapes of Alaska. Developed during multiple residencies in Alaska and New York City, with support from the NEFA National Theater Project, among others, it will debut in Anchorage, Alaska from August 31-September 3, 2017, followed by a statewide Alaskan tour before it comes to New York for a three-week engagement at La MaMa ETC fromOctober 12-29, 2017. Tickets are on sale now and available by visiting (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TEMPLE OF SOULS at NYMF
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

MULTISTAGES, in association with Dr. Judy Kuriansky and Jane Velez-Mitchell, is pleased to present a first look at  the award-winning musical, TEMPLE OF THE SOULS, co-written by poet Anita Velez-Mitchell, platinum-winning composers Dean Landon and Anika Paris,  and MultiStages Artistic Director Lorca Peress. Peress also helmed the production, with musical direction by Bruce Baumer, choreography by Enrique Brown, and visual design by Obie-winner Jan Hartley. TEMPLE OF THE SOULS is currently playing a limited engagement as part of the New York Musical Festival at Off-Broadway's The Acorn Theatre at Theatre Row (410 W. 42nd St., NY, NY 10036). Performances began last night  Wednesday, July 19 and continue until Sunday, July 23.  (more...)

Help House Of Suarez Voguers Dress To Impress
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The Vogue Ball is known for its brilliant and inspired costumes. And now designers from across the UK are being given the chance to see their own creations on the Vogue catwalk. (more...)

Audacity Theatre Lab to Premiere THE GREAT DICTATOR at FIT 2017
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Audacity Theatre Lab has announced the World-Premiere of Jaymes Gregory's new stage adaptation of the original 1940 Charlie Chaplin satire The Great Dictator at the 2017 Festival of Independent Theatres, running July 14- August 5th. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Alasdair Beckett-King
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 18, 2017

BWW speaks to Alasdair Beckett-King about bringing The Alasdair Beckett-King Mysteries to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Aria Evans and Jesse Wabegijig Present PATHS at SummerWorks
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

PATHS is an immersive environment of design, movement, sound and video. Enter a real maze and navigate the twists and turns experiencing surprise performances and interactive movement vignettes around every corner. Wander through a world inspired by the four elements and our environmental footprint on the earth in a choose-your-own-adventure style. (more...)

21C Media Group Previews 2017-18 Season of Opera, Choral and Vocal Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

21C Media Group has announced highlights from its 2017-18 selection of opera, vocal and choral music, featuring concerts, special events, broadcasts and recordings. Scroll down for details! (more...)

IN TOUCH Gets UK Premiere at National Theatre; Casting Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

In Touch captures the real stories of people who are deafblind, blind, visually impaired, D/deaf, hard-of-hearing, sighted and hearing, told through an eclectic style of spoken, signed and physical theatre. The show explores the emotional rollercoaster of being human, how we each navigate our lives and what happens when different worlds collide and unite. (more...)

MAS Explores the Banning of Mexican American Studies
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

The Banning of Mexican American studies in the Tucson School District was just one more of the many recent attacks on education in Arizona.  Highly regarded by the community that embraced the program, it was successful in keeping both students and families engaged in the relearning of ancient native knowledge and philosophy that otherwise is unknown by most Americans.  Data shows that the program was also successful in improving graduation rates, test scores and preparing students for higher education. (more...)

BENTA Debuts New Single 'Road With Seven Lanes'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

Multi-instrumentalist and producer BENTA debuted his new vibey single 'Road With Seven Lanes' yesterday on The Line of Best Fit. Written in a U-Haul truck, the track is filled with 80's-influenced synths and a steady beat. Check out the single now on Spotify. (more...)

'Now That's What I Call Music! 97' to Be Released 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

As we hit the height of summer, NOW are releasing the latest in their series of hit compilations on July 21st, NOW 97, the definitive selection of tracks for summer 2017. (more...)

Puppet and Mask Maker Presents Premiere of BEFORE THE SUN AND MOON
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Renowned puppet and Mask maker RALPH LEE presents his METTAWEE RIVER THEATRE COMPANY in the New York Premiere of Before the Sun and Moon, September 8-10, 7:30 PM, in the lovely outdoor garden of St. John the Divine, where the company is in residence. (more...)

Global Markets, Technologies and Applications for Flexible Displays
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017


Photo Flash: OUT OF THE MOUTHS OF BABES Opens at Gloucester Stage for Limited Run
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Gloucester Stage Company continues its 38th season of professional theater on Cape Ann with Israel Horovitz's latest comedy, Out of the Mouths of Babes from August 11 through September 2 at 267 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA.  (more...)

Jonathan Groff Replaces Matthew Morrison at Westport Country Playhouse Gala
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

'Hamilton' Tony Award nominee and Grammy Award winner Jonathan Groff has stepped in to headline Westport Country Playhouse's 2017 Gala on Saturday evening, September 9. Groff will replace previously announced Matthew Morrison who is no longer available to perform at this year's Gala due to a scheduling conflict. (more...)

BWW Review: ShakesCar Puts Women Behind THE IRON MASK
by Perry Tannenbaum - Aug 21, 2017

Shakespeare Carolina takes a bold step in their adaptation of Dumas's swashbuckling MAN IN THE IRON Mask, casting two women as the twin brothers who claim the title of Louis XIV. (more...)

The Australian Ballet Partners with Joffrey Ballet to Bring ANNA KARENINA to the World Stage
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

The Australian Ballet has just announced that it has partnered with Chicago's Joffrey Ballet to create a new joint production of Tolstoy's timeless masterpiece, Anna Karenina. In an all-Russian partnership, prolific and award-winning Russian choreographer, Yuri Possokhov will collaborate with award-winning Russian composer, Ilya Demutsky who has been commissioned to create a new score for this production. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - August 2, 2017
by - Aug 2, 2017

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on August 2 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

THE FRIDAY SIX: Get to Know Your Favorite Broadway Stars- COMPANY's Paul A. Schaefer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

In this week's edition, we caught up with Paul A. Schaefer, who is currently starring in COMPANY at Barrington Stage Company. Click here for tickets! (more...)

Cast Announced for Andrew LLoyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES Tour, Kicking Off in Detroit
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Casting has been announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, that will kick-off its North American Tour at Detroit's Fisher Theatre on October 17 with performances through October 29.  (more...)

Cast Announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES Tour in Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Broadway In Chicago and LOVE NEVER DIES have announced full casting for the North American Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's LOVE NEVER DIES, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera. (more...)

THE LION KING Continues Successful Run In Mexico
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

One of Disney's most successful musical theatre endeavors, THE LION KING, continues its run in Mexico City at the Telcel Theatre. (more...)

Nona Hendryx & Gary Lucas Reimagine Beefheart Repertoire On New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The World of Captain Beefheart is a comprehensive overview oof the man also known as Don Van Vlie's towering legacy, re-imagined and infused with new blood by vocalist extraordinaire Nona Hendryx and avant-guitar legend Gary Lucas (more...)

The Story Continues! LOVE NEVER DIES Finds Cast for National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Casting has been announced for Andrew Lloyd Webber's Love Never Dies, the spellbinding sequel to The Phantom of the Opera, which makes its North American premiere on Wednesday, October 25 in Detroit, MI, following technical rehearsals and performances in Utica, NY (September 22-24, Stanley Theatre) and a special preview engagement in Baltimore's Hippodrome Theatre October 3-8, 2017. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017 - BWW Review: RHYS JAMES: WISEBOY, Pleasance Courtyard
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Aug 15, 2017

Well, well, well. If it isn't Rhys James, the guy who said comedy shows are for losers and blurbs are for idiots. Back here with another comedy show, as explained in this blurb. Unbelievable. (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Eichner & Riley Keough Visit LATE LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

On last night's LATE LATE SHOW, after learning how Riley Keough can make a facial Mask out of foods in your fridge, James asked Billy Eichner about how he likes to get pampered, and Billy recalled a massage with high stakes.   (more...)

Physical Theater Piece SHALL WE DREAM A CHILDHOOD? Set for The Vine
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

What would happen if an old clown realized he no longer believed in child-like wonder-but his Muse wasn't ready to let go? A dark, absurdist, and hilarious journey into the divided self ensues! (more...)

Judy Collins, Betty Buckley, Ute Lemper, Nelli McKay and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to announce the headlining runs of shows for its 2017 Fall Season, running September 6 to November 30! (more...)

Additional Instructors Announces For Two Week IJ Summer Ballet Intensive
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Following the announcement earlier this year of the inaugural season of the IJ Summer Ballet Intensive, founders Irina Paradnaya and Jared G. Lillyhave announced additional instructors - repetiteurs - rounding out what is sure to be an extraordinary opportunity for advanced students and aspiring professionals to learn and perform roles from the classical ballet repertory of the Bolshoi Ballet, the world's most acclaimed ballet company.  (more...)

BENTA x Dark Release New Video for RW7L
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

Multi-instrumentalist and producer BENTA debuted his artistic new music video for 'Road With Seven Lanes' yesterday on MILK. This video maintains the B&W, mysterious vibe while building a sense of ominous drama and tension, holding true to his mystifying aesthetic.  (more...)

CASA 2017 Announce Full Programme Including New Shows & Celebratory Parties!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

'Casa', meaning home in Spanish and Portuguese is exactly what CASA is: a home for Latin American theatre and culture in the UK where artists, audiences and participants of all backgrounds are welcome. To celebrate their tenth anniversary this year, CASA will build a new home at Southwark Playhouse in the heart of London's biggest Latin American community. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

'Eleanora Duse Dies in Pittsburgh' is a short dark comedy, written by Don Nigro about the terror and holiness of theater. Famous Italian actress Eleanora Duse finds herself regretful of her past actions and attempts to find some sort of relief only to be pestered by the comedic interactions of other famous characters around her, leaving her more uncertain of her eventual fate. Theater for the New City's Dream Up Festival will present the play's New York premiere August 27 to September 12. Aan Steele directs and heads the cast of eight as Duse. (more...)

International Physical Theatre Solo Shows Set for United Solo 2017
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

'Physical Theatre' is now rapidly gaining popularity and finding its way into mainstream theatre in the United States. (more...)

New Soundtracks Harness Cinematic Power of Prog/Space Rock Legends & Revivalists
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Two very different indie films to be released later this year feature soundtracks that make unique use of prog and space rock music. First up is the thrilling action/adventure film set in the Middle East, 8 Assassins - The Beautiful, The Bad And The Ugly. (more...)

VIDEO: THE LION KING Marks World Lion Day with Visit to the Bronx Zoo
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Disney Theatrical has released the first video (of three) in partnership with Wildlife Conservation Society and the Bronx Zoo in celebration of World Lion Day. This video pairs Jelani Remy (Simba in The Lion King on Broadway) with Pat Thomas (Curator, Bronx Zoo) from the WCS team at the lion exhibit to discuss these animals along with the efforts in place to help protect and preserve the species and their habitat. (more...)

New Pl 'tagraph+ App Takes Number 1 Spot
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017


Carletta the Great Presents A SHOWGIRL: DECONSTRUCTED at Melbourne Fringe
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

Neo burlesque showgirl, performance artist, and theatre designer, Carletta The Great, dissects her glittery world and serves it up like any self-obsessed 'Melbournian' wanting a new take on an old theme… 'deconstructed!' Laid out on a platter of delightfully surreal madness for you to put the pieces back together. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Buckethead is a virtuoso guitarist and multi instrumentalist who performs within many genres of music.  He has released over 300 studio recordings, way more than anyone else in the history of music.  He released 178 "pikes" in the 2014-2015 period alone.  He has also performed on over 50 more albums by other artists.  His music spans such diverse areas as progressive metal, funk, blues, jazz, bluegrass, and avant-garde music. (more...)

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