Shenandoah Broadway

Based on an original screenplay by James Lee Barrett

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Virginia Theatre

(New York, NY)
245 W. 52nd St.
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by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019
Prohibition Era New York is bustling with glitz and glamour in this classic Tony Award-winning musical. Nathan Detroit, the city's most infamous craps game organizer, makes the bet of a lifetime with high-roller Sky Masterson. Sky accepts, and tries to win the heart of a?oeSave-A-Soula?? missionary Sarah Brown, while Nathan's fiancé of 14 years, Adelaide, grows tired of him gambling with hers. When it comes to love, these characters discover you've gotta roll the dice if you want to win big.
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
The artist lineup for the third annual '80s 'Dance Party to End Alz' benefiting the Alzheimer's Association has been announced.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2019
The Willard Suitcases, a new musical by Julianne Wick Davis, makes its world premiere debut at the American Shakespeare Center on October 4, directed by Ethan McSweeny and featuring Nancy Anderson (Wonderful Town Broadway, Kiss Me Kate West End). Inspired by Jon Crispin's photographs of suitcases discovered abandoned in the derelict Willard Asylum, Davis' song-cycle imagines the lives of the patients who packed those bags.
by Brady Schwind - Sep 24, 2019
For thirteen years running, a phone call that starts with that simple query has pulled Kyle Dean Massey out of airport gangways, from family reunions and vacation hot tubs, and unexpectedly back into an actor's best (and perhaps sometimes worst) friend: the long running musical.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Traveling Players Ensemble announces its upcoming production of Moliere's The Doctor in Spite of Himself, representing France at the Reston Multicultural Festival at the Reston Community Center at the Lake Anne Village Center.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
Shenandoah University has announced the U.S. university premiere of the musical a?oeSomething Rotten!a?? The Tony Award-winning musical opened on Broadway in 2015 and has already completed two major tours.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2019
The Washington Stage Guild returns to the Nobel Prize-winning George Bernard Shaw, with a new production of the first play by GBS ever presented by the Stage Guild, Candida. Subtitled a?oeA Mystery,a?? in it, a preacher and a poet are in love with the same woman. The former is her husband, the latter wants to woo her away, and both are shocked by her ultimate choice and the reasons for it. 
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2019
Asolo Repertory Theatre proudly announces Sara Brunow as its Muriel O'Neil Education & Engagement Director*.
by TV News Desk - Oct 4, 2019
Country music singer-songwriter, Stephanie Quayle, has released her latest EP, If I Was A Cowboy, available now on all digital streaming platforms.
by Linnae Medeiros - Oct 3, 2019
With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs and chatting with the schools' faculty to give you insight into what to expect from their programs, from audition advice to real world experience and more. Today we're looking at the Shenandoah Conservatory. Check out info on the school and answers about their program!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
Traveling Players Ensemble announces the final call for registration for its Fall 2019 acting classes for grades 4-12.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Traveling Players Ensemble has announced an upcoming benefit performance on The Plaza at Tysons Corner Center. Tricks & Treats will feature the talents of Traveling Players' young performers alongside songs from Dr. Dour & Peach, a spooky musical comedy duo.
by Ron Bierman - Oct 17, 2019
Tenor Carl Tanner is in San Diego to sing Radames, the lead male role in Verdi's Aida, a role he's already sung 145 times before. We met to discuss his background and career just before he was due at a rehearsal. Tanner's is the most unlikely tenor in the history of opera.
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 10, 2019
Today's subject Chris Clark is currently living his theatre life in a big way. He is making his national tour debut in the Jimmy Buffet extravaganza Escape to Margaritaville. The tour plays here in DC through October 13th at the National Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2019
The Sound of Music will come to life on the epic Promise stage in the timeless classic full of love, family, romance, and of course, music! Local and national talent will come together on The Promise stage to bring the hills of Glen Rose alive. The Sound of Music, the most famous musical of all time, will be performed at the beautiful Texas Amphitheater transformed into Austria.
by Guest Blog: Brittain Ashford - Oct 1, 2019
In February of 2018, my good friend Shenandoah Davis paid me a visit. I was having a hard time, I felt a little aimless. We had a vague plan to make a cover album and some recently procured recording gear. She filled my fridge with food and assured me that all would be ok-- we had a good idea. She wasn't wrong.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2019
Manhattan Concert Productions opens its 2019-2020 season with a patriotic concert this Veterans Day entitled America the Beautiful: A Veterans Day Celebration at Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall on November 11, 2019 at 8:00 pm. 
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon welcome in the holiday season with a special Christmas concert. A John Denver Christmas is a delightful blend of traditional Christmas music with some of your favorite John Denver hits and songs of the season! Winning much acclaim and delighting audiences across the country, Chris Collins and Boulder Canyon will bring you home for the holidays with music from an artist that shaped a generation. You'll be reminded of John Denver's popular Christmas concerts and holiday specials as this award-winning band presents an evening of music the whole family will enjoy!
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 4, 2019
With college theatre program auditions just around the corner, we're highlighting some of the country's most prestigious theatre programs and chatting with the schools' faculty about everything from from the audition process to real world experience and more. Today we're looking at what advice from twenty-five different major universities about auditioning for their programs. Feel fully prepared walking into your college auditions by checking out these answers!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
The Music Hall and Ogunquit Playhouse have announced the cast and creative team of the beloved musical Annie, on stage November 27 through December 22 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
On November 15 and 16, Guest Conductor Thomas Wilkins will lead the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) in performances of American Life, a concert celebrating the music of five African-American composers: Adolphus Hailstork, James Lee III, Florence Price, William Grant Still, and Duke Ellington.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
Just in time for the holidays The Wizards of Winter appear at Spencer Theater Friday, November 22 at 7 p.m., inspiring patrons to journey into the magic of the season.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
MARK DeGARMO DANCE PRESENTS Elizabeth Bergmann, Peter Cook, Anne Harris, Kelly McConville, and Jam No Peanut on Thursday, November 21st in its Salon Performance Series 2019-2020 A sharing of works-in-progress with a facilitated audience response.  
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019
For the first time ever in cutting-edge LED 3D, experience America's most breathtaking natural wonders and bustling cities, paired with live classical and contemporary compositions played live by the Utah Symphony led by Utah Symphony Associate Conductor Conner Gray Covington. This one-night special event will be held on November 19th commemorating the 100th anniversary of President Woodrow Wilson establishing Zion National Park. Tickets start at $30 and can be purchased at utahsymphony.org or by calling 801-533-6683.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019
Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Michael Stotts- Managing Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award, is pleased to announce a partnership with the online arts platform Acceptd and top tier university musical theatre programs to introduce universal criteria for video submissions known as the Musical Theatre Common Pre-Screen.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2019
For the second production in their 48th annual season of professional summer theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the blockbuster stage musical version of the hit Reese Witherspoon movie Legally Blonde. Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the MGM film, the movie was adapted for the stage by Heather Hach, with music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2019
Today is all about dads, and we're celebrating Father's Day 2019 in a very Broadway way. Below, check out some of the greatest paternal showtunes of all time, including happy songs to fathers, sad songs from fathers, and even some fatherly advice. Check out a collection of tunes from Aladdin, Kinky Boots, Falsettos, Big Fish and many more!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2019
For the second production in their 48th annual season of professional summer theatre, Cortland Repertory Theatre presents the blockbuster stage musical version of the hit Reese Witherspoon movie Legally Blonde. Based on the novel by Amanda Brown and the MGM film, the movie was adapted for the stage by Heather Hach, with music and lyrics by Laurence O'Keefe and Nell Benjamin.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2019
David Maraniss, Pulitzer Prize winning journalist and bestselling author, has been chronicling American life and now with 'A Good American Family,' he turns the lens on his own family to examine the politics of the 1950s McCarthy era with this powerfully resonant book.
by BWW Staff - Jun 10, 2019
Country music veteran Deborah Allen was surprised with a special presentation by T.G. Sheppard, Kelly Lang and WSM's Devon O'Day at Nashville's 3rd & Lindsley Wednesday night during the 6th annual Country For A Cause, benefiting Monroe Carell Jr's Children's Hospital at Vanderbilt. A proclamation from Tennessee Governor Bill Lee, celebrating Deborah's 40 years in country music, was tearfully and happily received. The honor acknowledges not only her contributions as a singer, but also as a celebrated, successful songwriter having been awarded seven BMI One Million Air-Play Awards for her hit songwriting repertoire and one BMI Two Million Air-Play Award for her smash hit “Baby I Lied.”
by TV News Desk - Jul 8, 2019
Shenandoah has often been considered one of the best bands in country, garnering a slew of No. 1 hits and a large fanbase. Now embarking on a 30th anniversary tour, Shenandoah is poised to cement its legacy as a group that exemplifies what it means to play quality country music.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 4, 2019
West Jefferson, NC Country music songwriter and performing artist, Taylon Hope, has checked off another of her dreams since relocating to Nashville to pursue her career in Country music. Hope announced earlier this month via social media she would be playing at the world-famous Wildhorse Saloon on historic 2nd Ave North in Nashville, TN and has secured ongoing dates. 
by Paul Smith - Jul 4, 2019
Happy Fourth of July! On this very special day on which we celebrate our nation's independence, we can't help thinking about some of our favorite songs celebrating America... as featured in Broadway musicals, of course! Kick off the holiday weekend with some of our very favorite patriotic showtunes!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 3, 2019
Broadway's Tony Award-winning Best Musical, Dear Evan Hansen, is currently in its third record-smashing year at the Music Box Theatre. Following the success of the Broadway production, a national tour launched soon after, bringing the story across North America. A sit-down production made its way to Toronto earlier this year, and will be followed by a West End production set to debut in October 2019 at the Noel Coward Theatre.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
The American Shakespeare Center (ASC) welcomes guests for a special destination weekend August 9-11 when George Bernard Shaw's Caesar and Cleopatra joins Julius Caesar and Antony and Cleopatra to complete the three-part Roman adventure at the Blackfriars Playhouse.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
Back by popular demand! 2Scoops returns to Joe's Pub with The Farewell Tour.
by TV News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Ben Jones, known by many as Crazy Cooter Davenport from the The Dukes of Hazzard, announces award-winning, platinum-selling cross-over artist Wynonna as the headliner to perform during the 2019 Good Ol' Boys Fest taking place August 10 and 11 in Shenandoah, Virginia. General admission tickets are $45 for a two-day pass, $35 for a single day pass, $15 for a two-day kids pass (3-12 years old) and are available at www.cootersplace.com. Military and first responder discounts available.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Luke Temple is sharing 'Empty Promises,' another track off his forthcoming new album Both-And, today. Luke shared his inspirations for the song with Consequence of Sound, including the Brazilian musician Milton Nascimento, Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, and the Buddhist concept of non-permanence. Consequence of Sound writes, 'The folk pop songwriter's almost riddle-esque lyrics are further emphasized by dreamlike, surreal instrumentation - hazily changing and fleeting like time itself.'
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2019
Lisa Matassa, known in the 80s as hitmaking freestyle dance star Lysa Lynn, returned to her roots of Country music in the mid 2010's and recorded an album of solo material as well as an album of duets with legendary country music artists such as Eddy Raven, The Bellamy Brothers, Johnny Lee, Mickey Gilley, Marty Raybon of Shenandoah and more. Having shared the stage with Dierks Bentley, Leann Rimes, Eric Church, Ronnie Dunn and most recently Lee Brice, Matassa continues to write songs and finds joy in the process of making music.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2019
The Eighth Annual Tribute to Veterans and Those Who Serve in Congress featured a powerful line up, including Major Garrett, CBS' Senior Washington Correspondent, General Charles 'Chuck' Wald, USAF-Retired (a four star), U.S. Congressman Peter King (NY), and a spectacular performance by world-renowned tenor Anthony Kearns.
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 10, 2019
The Cortland Repertory Theatre Performing Interns and Youth Programs present performances of "The House at Pooh Corner", based on the classic Winnie-the-Pooh stories by A. A. Milne, adapted by Bettye Knapp.
by Julie Musbach - Aug 9, 2019
But what does it take to apply to a musical theatre program? Quite a lot as it turns out. Stephen Agosto of Paper Mill Playhouse is revolutionizing the process with the Musical Theater Common Pre-Screen
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Broadway's Golden Age of Theatre comes alive next month when New York's Feinstein's/54 Below presents legendary two-time Tony Award winning actor John Cullum in his first ever one man show, John Cullum: An Accidental Star.  Performances will be Sept. 2 nd and Sept. 4th through 7th, at the 254 W. 54th St. supper club, each night at 7.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
2014 Wall Street Journal director of the year Eric Tucker brings his irreverent embrace of Shaw's whimsy to American Shakespeare Center (ASC) with a production of Caesar and Cleopatra sure to leave audiences breathless with laughter and enthralled by the ensemble's imagination and versatility.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019
2014 Wall Street Journal director of the year Eric Tucker brings his irreverent embrace of Shaw's whimsy to American Shakespeare Center (ASC) with a production of Caesar and Cleopatra sure to leave audiences breathless with laughter and enthralled by the ensemble's imagination and versatility.
by Kristen Hirsch Montag - Aug 17, 2019
The RENT 20th Anniversary tour rolls on for a fourth year and another swing through Minneapolis. The show's themes and heart still ring true for fans and this production's Maureen, Kelsee Sweigard.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2019
In September, The Studio Theatre Tierra del Sol (806 San Marino Drive, The Villages, FL) will open the first production of its fourth season with the musical John & Jen, with Music by Andrew Lippa & Lyrics by Tom Greenwald and Book by Lippa and Greenwald. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
Virginia Repertory Theatre announces the opening of A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder on Friday, September 27, 2019 at the November Theatre/Arenstein Stage, 114 West Broad Street. The show will run through Sunday, October 20, 2019. Previews will be on Wednesday, September 25 and Thursday, September 26, 2019. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019
In a Sunday presentation broadcast from the stage of the Blackfriars Playhouse - the world's only recreation of Shakespeare's indoor theatre - American Shakespeare Center (ASC) Artistic Director Ethan McSweeny announced the fifteen plays produced over three distinct seasons that will comprise the company's 2020 artistic programming, his second year and first full season at the helm.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2019
Earlier this year, on April 22, The Phantom of the Opera, reached a milestone that no other Broadway show has even come near. Phantom, the longest-running show in Broadway history, became the first Broadway show EVER to reach #13,000 performances. This is just one of many incredible achievements made by the show since it opened on Broadway over three decades ago.