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Kitchen Zoo Brings HEY DIDDLE DIDDLE to the Stephen Joseph Theatre by Stephi Wild - Mar 9, 2023

All nursery rhyme characters love to party, perform and have fun! This April, some of the most famous faces from your favourite rhymes are coming together to present a spectacular nursery rhyme cabaret at Scarborough's Stephen Joseph Theatre.

Governors Island To Hold New York City's Largest Egg Hunt by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2023

The Trust for Governors Island and the Friends of Governors Island has announced the launch of an eggs-ceptional event, the Governors Island Egg Hunt, a new springtime celebration to be held for the first time on April 8, 2023, from 10:oo a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Participants will scramble to find the 10,000 wooden painted eggs hidden in areas throughout the Island, with Island-specific prizes and giveaways for the most hard-boiled egg hunters.  

THE LION KING Comes to Toledo Next Month by Stephi Wild - Mar 8, 2023

The American Theatre Guild is thrilled to present the Toledo engagement of Disney’s The Lion King as a part of the 22–23 BROADWAY IN TOLEDO SERIES. Toledo’s most eagerly awaited stage production ever will leap onto the Stranahan Theater stage from Wednesday, April 19 to Sunday, May 7. The press opening night is Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 p.m. 

The Ballard Institute Presents MY NIGHT IN THE PLANETARIUM By Little Uprisings This Month by Stephi Wild - Mar 7, 2023

As part of its 2023 Spring Performance Series, the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut is pleased to present My Night in the Planetarium by the Massachusetts-based educational organization Little Uprisings on March 25, 2023 at 11 a.m. in the Ballard Institute Theater, located at 1 Royce Circle in Downtown Storrs.

AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER Sets Digital Release by Michael Major - Mar 7, 2023

The magnificent return to the world of Pandora has already proved to be both a commercial and critical smash hit, becoming the third highest-grossing film of all-time earning over $2.2 billion worldwide and receiving four Academy Award® nominations, including Best Picture.

Review: THE MORTIFICATION OF FOVEA MUNSON at Kennedy Center by Shelby Tyler - Mar 6, 2023

What did our critic think of THE MORTIFICATION OF FOVEA MUNSON at Kennedy Center? The Mortification of Fovea Munson is a fast-paced, TYA musical based on the novel of the same name, both penned by Mary Winn Heider. The story follows Fovea, a middle schooler who just wants to find her place in the world despite her parents' owning a cadaver lab. Suddenly, when Whitney, the cadaver lab's receptionist, runs off with her boyfriend to Florida, Fovea finds herself stuck working at the cadaver lab all summer. She finds it insufferable... until three disembodied heads need to ask her for a huge favor.

Drew Gehling to Join LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS This Month by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 6, 2023

Drew Gehling will join the cast of Little Shop of Horrors as Dr. Orin Scrivello D.D.S. beginning March 14. See who else is starring, and how to purchase tickets!

Review: LA EGOISTA At Skylight Theatre by Andrew Child - Mar 6, 2023

Every time I enter Skylight Theatre, I am completely blown away by the radical transformations designers are able to handle in the space. Stephen Gifford has crafted worlds which elevate the text of the play, the performances of the two actors, and the perception of the evening as a whole.

Review: CALIGULA AND THE SEA, VAULT Festival by Kat Mokrynski - Mar 6, 2023

Caligula and the Sea blew my expectations out of the water, pun fully intended. It is an incredibly well-crafted show that will leave you speechless in the best way possible. Director and producer Yuxuan Liu has created a tale for the ages. Everyone will adore Caligula - And isn’t that, in a strange way, what he wanted?

Eric Avery Named Producing Artistic Director at AlterTheater by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 4, 2023

AlterTheater has announced the appointment of Eric Avery as the company's new Producing Artistic Director. The Producing Artistic Director will be part of AlterTheater's shared leadership model, leading the company collaboratively with the Director of New Play Development Diana Burbano and the Literary Committee.

Video: Go Behind LIFE OF PI's Puppetry on THE TODAY SHOW by Michael Major - Mar 28, 2023

The TODAY Show went behind the scenes of The Life of Pi on Broadway to get an inside look at the production's acclaimed puppets. Al Roker went backstage to learn more about the play's puppetry, speaking with the puppeteers, directors, and more. Watch the video segment now!

The Pleasance Theatre Trust Present Giant Programme of Theatre and Comedy For Second Fringe On-Sale by Stephi Wild - Mar 28, 2023

The second Edinburgh Fringe announcement for the Pleasance Theatre Trust is a whopper with returning award-winning acts, amazing newcomers, European sensations, shows with fun for all the family and political chatterings.

Disney's THE LION KING On Sale This Week At Proctors by A.A. Cristi - Mar 27, 2023

Disney Theatrical Productions and Proctors has announced that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King will go on sale to the public at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 30.

Photos: Inside Gala Night For Disney's WINNIE THE POOH THE MUSICAL by Stephi Wild - Mar 27, 2023

All new photos have been released from the Gala performance of Disney's WINNIE THE POOH THE MUSICAL at Riverside Studios yesterday, Sunday 26 March. Guests included Alex Jones, Anneka Rice, Charlene White, James & Ola Jordan, Rachel Riley & Pasha Kovalev, Tamara Ecclestone and Vanessa Feltz.

Interview: Fight Choreographer Jen Albert Absolutely Up For The BATTLESONG OF BOUDICA by Gil Kaan - Mar 27, 2023

Originally premiering at last year’s Hollywood Fringe, The School of Night reprises their award-winning production of Battlesong of Boudica April 9, 2023 at The Hudson Backstage. Co-founder and writer Christopher William Johnson directs the cast of Jen Albert, Daniel Adomian, Tom Block, Colin A Borden, Payton Cella, Sara Gorsky, Brad C. Light, Chloe Madriaga, Christopher Neiman, Tristan Rewald, Lacey  Rosewall, Lucy  Schmidt, Allegra  Rodriguez Shivers, Jack TenBarge, Jesse James Thomas, Frank Tirimacco and Dan Wingard. I got to throw out some questions to Jen, who’s playing the titular role of Boudica. And she punched back her answers directly on target.

Review: WINNIE THE POOH, Riverside Studios by Alice Cope - Mar 27, 2023

The hotly anticipated UK production of the new musical adaptation of Disney's Winnie the Pooh has arrived in London at Riverside Studios. This charming new stage show takes us on a series of whimsical adventures with the well loved characters created by A.A. Milne including Christopher Robin, Winnie the Pooh, Piglet, Tigger and Eeyore.

Review: Brava, Bravo! Fall In Love With HUBBA HUBBA at Theatre Project by Cybele Pomeroy - Mar 25, 2023

Brava, Bravo! For HUBBA HUBBA At Theatre Project: Don't miss the World Premiere! This new show by Alex & Olmsted, internationally acclaimed winners of multiple Jim Henson Award grants, is a pastiche of comedic scenes starring humans, puppets and an invisible fruit fly. Each carries a unique message spotlighting different facets of romantic love.

La Jolla Playhouse Reveals Complete Programming for 2023 Without Walls (WOW) Festival by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2023

La Jolla Playhouse has announced complete programming for its 2023 Without Walls (WOW) Festival of immersive and site-inspired work.

Now Onsale: IDIOTS ASSEMBLE: SPITTING IMAGE THE MUSICAL at the Phoenix Theatre  by Aliya Al-Hassan - Mar 23, 2023

Tickets From £30 for Idiots Assemble Spitting Image The Musical

400 Companies From Over 58 Countries Converge On Budapest For The Tenth Theatre Olympics by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2023

From Easter to Midsummer's night, Budapest and Hungary will become a celebratory meeting point for theatrical world as 400 companies from 58 countries converge to perform in the 10th International Theatre Olympics.

IDIOTS ASSEMBLE: SPITTING IMAGE THE MUSICAL Will Premiere in the West End in May by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2023

Idiots Assemble: Spitting Image The Musical  written by a tour de force comedy team made up of  Al Murray (The Pub Landlord) Matt Forde (The Political Party) and double Olivier award winner  Sean Foley (The Upstart Crow, The Play What I Wrote) makes its West End Premiere at the Phoenix Theatre in London. 

Seed Art Share Presents TREASURE ISLAND Next Month by Stephi Wild - Mar 23, 2023

Seed Art Share will present Treasure Island. Adapted by Sue Scarborough from the classic adventure tale by Robert Louis Stephenson, the play follows young Jane Hawkins who is following a pirate map in search of treasure.  The quest has adventure, danger and discovery as it travels from the coast of Engla

Greenwich Theatre's 2023 Kid's Theatre Festival is Bigger and Better Than Ever Before!  by A.A. Cristi - Mar 23, 2023

The Greenwich Theatre Kid's festival has been a much-loved highlight of the venue's annual programme since the strand was launched in 2007 with just half a dozen shows. 

THE VERY HUNGRY CATERPILLAR SHOW Celebrates 3500 Worldwide by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 22, 2023

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show has officially celebrated 3,500 total performances worldwide! 

Review: KEN DEDES'S Spectacular Showmanship Outshines Its Revenge Narrative by Rakaputra Paputungan - Mar 22, 2023

KEN DEDES is an original musical by EKI DANCE COMPANY and CIPUTRA ARTPRENEUR, loosely based on a well-known legend surrounding the founding of the medieval kingdom Singosari. The script is written by industry veteran Titien Wattimena alongside EKI's script writing team and brought to life by director and choreographer Rusdy Rukmarata. An earlier version of KEN DEDES was performed at last year's Festival Musikal Indonesia.

CAPA Presents Free Celebration Of Day Of The Children by Stephi Wild - Mar 22, 2023

CAPA will present a FREE celebration of Day of the Children/El Día de los Niños—with music, dance, crafts, a theatre show, food truck and more—on Sunday, April 30 from 1-4 pm at the Lincoln Theatre, 769 E. Long Street.

Ballard Institute and UConn Puppet Arts to Present 2023 UConn Spring Puppet Slam in April by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2023

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry and the UConn Puppet Arts Program will present the 2023 UConn Spring Puppet Slam in person on Friday, April 7, 2023 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. in UConn’s Studio Theatre, located at 802 Bolton Rd, Storrs, CT 06269.

Family Theater Day Comes to Playhouse Square in May by Stephi Wild - Mar 21, 2023

The curtain's up, the lights are dimmed and a fun-filled day of performances are ready to take center stage as Family Theater Day presented by University Hospitals Rainbow Babies & Children's Hospital returns to Playhouse Square on Saturday, May 6.

HAND TO GOD Comes To CVRep Next Week by Kay Kudukis - Mar 20, 2023

Coachella Valley Repertory closes its 2022-2023 Season with the irreverent and hilarious five-time Tony®Award nominee and winner of Best New Play HAND TO GOD by Robert Askin. The NY Times called HAND TO GOD a 'darkly delightful play.' Audiences will laugh and, perhaps, wonder if they shouldn't be quite so totally entertained. It is truly a wild and wonderful ride! HAND TO GOD OPENS runs March 28-April 9. Craig Wells returns to CVRep to direct, set design is by Jimmy Cuomo, costumes by Emma Bibo, lighting design by Moira Wilke and the stage manager is John M. Galo. Puppets are by Ryan Marquart and Thomas Mitchell.

Alex & Olmsted Return To Santa Fe Playhouse With HUBBA HUBBA A Show About Love For The Entire Family by A.A. Cristi - Mar 20, 2023

Santa Fe Playhouse presents the return of puppeteers Alex & Olmsted with a show about love for the entire family, HUBBA HUBBA.

Easter Activities and Spring Season Announced At Little Angel Theatre by Stephi Wild - Mar 17, 2023

Little Angel's spring season is packed with vibrant productions, family puppet-making workshops, holiday clubs, storytelling sessions and craft activities running through easter and beyond. 

Review: PACIFIC OVERTURES at Signature Theatre by David Friscic - Mar 17, 2023

The clash of cultures –between West and East—is portrayed with poetic and musical flourish in Signature Theatre’s production of Stephen Sondheim’s rarefied and insightful Pacific Overtures. This very specialized of musicals should now appeal to a larger audience thanks to the savvy, relevant and comprehensive direction by Ethan Heard.

The West Coast Premiere Of DIMANCHE Presented By BroadStage To Run April 13-16 by A.A. Cristi - Mar 16, 2023

BroadStage presents Company Focus and Company Chaliwate, two companies from Belgium collaborating on Dimanche in its West Coast Premiere at The Eli and Edythe Broad Stage for five performances from April 13 to 16. 

Westport Country Playhouse Adds More Shows To 2023 Season by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2023

Westport Country Playhouse has announced the addition to its 2023 season of more Script in Hand playreadings, New Works playreadings, Family Festivities presentations, and Mic in Hand musical events, a new spin-off of the Script in Hand series.

Actor's Express Shares an Open Letter From the Metro Atlanta Arts Community by Stephi Wild - Mar 15, 2023

The Managing Leaders Group, a group of managing directors and leaders from numerous Atlanta arts organizations came together during the pandemic to discuss strategies to strengthen the arts in our community. 

Honolulu Theatre for Youth Announces World Premiere of New Musical PETER POP PAN by Stephi Wild - Mar 14, 2023

Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HTY) has announced the world premiere of Peter Pop Pan by the HTY Ensemble from the J.M. Barrie novel Peter and Wendy, with music and lyrics by Matt Mazzella. The original musical will be created in a devised process which will include HTY’s entire Resident Ensemble.

HOLI AT THE SEAPORT Celebrates The Arrival Of Spring With The Hindu Festival by A.A. Cristi - Mar 14, 2023

The Seaport will host its annual Holi celebration, the Hindu festival of colors, this weekend in partnership with Culture Tree and the South Street Seaport Museum.

LADIES OF LAUGHTER, Broadway's Julie Benko And More Announced At For Emelin Theatre 50th Anniversary Season by A.A. Cristi - Mar 14, 2023

Emelin Theatre For The Performing Arts has announced the lineup for its 50th Anniversary season.

IN SCENA! ITALIAN THEATER FESTIVAL Performance Schedule Announced For 2023 Events by A.A. Cristi - Mar 14, 2023

The New York City-based Kairos Italy Theater along with the Italy-based KIT Italia and Casa Italiana Zerilli-Marimò at NYU will present the 10th anniversary season of the In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY, the festival of Italian theater taking place in all five boroughs of NYC, May 1-16.

Gloucester Stage Announces New Artistic Director and 2023 Season by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2023

The Gloucester Stage Board of Directors has announced the appointment of Rebecca Bradshaw as the Company's new Artistic Director after an extensive nationwide search process.

Tall Stories Presents THE SMEDS AND SMOOS at The Lyric Theatre Beginning This July by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2023

Tall Stories presents their newest production, The Smeds and The Smoos, based on the award-winning book by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, which flies into the West End this summer, following a UK tour.

Broadway Buying Guide: March 13, 2023 by Team BWW - Mar 13, 2023

Looking for the best deals on Broadway shows? Welcome to our new weekly guide to the most popular shows listed on BroadwayWorld. Check out which shows are selling this week, March 13, 2023.

American Stage Summer Camp Offers Creative Outlet For Kids by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2023

The camp runs June 5 - August 4 on a weekly basis out of First Presbyterian Church [701 Beach Dr. NE, St. Petersburg] Teaching artists are hands on with students 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday through Friday. Pre-care is available an hour before camp starts (8 a.m.), and aftercare is available for two hours after (5 p.m.). 

Playwright, Actor, And Director George Plautz Dies At 67 by Stephi Wild - Mar 13, 2023

Wasatch Theatre Company has shared that George Plautz–playwright, actor, director, theatre-maker, and friend–passed away Thursday March 9th at the age of 67.

CEO and Founder of Monlove, Ella Louise Allaire, to Participate in SXSW Panel TRANSFORMING THE ORIGINAL FORMAT by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 12, 2023

Founded in 2005, Monlove is a global leader in adapting brands and creative content for the stage, immersive experiences and digital media; company's immersive 'edutainment experience' opens at Kennedy Space Center this March 24.

Storm Large, Nicolas Dromard and Desiree Davar, and More To Play 54 Below Next Week by Blair Ingenthron - Mar 11, 2023

Next week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz, and beyond. A recipient of the 2022 Tony Awards Honor for Excellence in the Theatre, 54 Below celebrates Broadway musicals and writers of the past and present, promoting an ongoing engagement with their work. 

Review: 4 Reasons SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL at First Stage Will Float Your Family's Boat by Kelsey Lawler - Mar 10, 2023

SPONGEBOB THE MUSICAL at First Stage in Milwaukee is an eye-popping, laugh-aloud, cartoonish romp under the sea.

Photos: Music Theater Works Presents AVENUE Q, Now Playing Through April 2 by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2023

Music Theater Works presents the first production in its 43rd season, Avenue Q in the North Theatre at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts In Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, March 9 - April 2. See photos from the production!

THE HIP HOPERA OF 5P1N0K10 to Open at La MaMa This Month by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 10, 2023

LA MAMA will continue its 61st season with the New York City premiere performance, 'The Hip Hopera of 5P1N0K10,' created by Tarish Pipkins or “Jeghetto” – set to debut as the first production staged in its newly renovated original landmark theatre.

The Carnegie's CREATIVE DISRUPTION Series Continues In March With Two Productions Of New Theatrical Works by A.A. Cristi - Mar 10, 2023

The Carnegie's Creative Disruption Series continues this spring with two new productions. This workshop series focuses on supporting new theatrical works created by local theatre-makers, especially works with surprising themes or storytelling structures. The next productions in the series include MULTI-SHELLED HERMIT CRAB by Aki Hosada and ALL'S FAIRE written by Alexx Rouse and Zach Robinson with music by James Allen. 


Puppets has had 1 productions including Broadway which opened in 1925.



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