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Drury Lane Theatre (Oakbrook Terrace, IL, )
100 Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, IL,

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A spoof of the contests that pit children against children to determine who has the best command of their voluminous vocabulary. Among the competitors are the incumbent, Wentworth Miller III, and Grammarcy Park, who placed first in the Math Bee. Presiding over the test are four-time champion Rhona Janet and vice principal Douglas Panch.


Cavern Club Celebrity Theater To Present a Live Reading of HOUSE ON HAUNTED HILL
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

A live reading of the cult horror film classic "House on Haunted Hill" has been announced for two performances only on Friday, October 5, and Saturday, October 6, at the Cavern Club Celebrity Theater inside Casita Del Campo Restaurant in Silver Lake. The curtain will rise at 9pm for both performances. (more...)

Jared Gertner And Rory O'Malley Join Benefit Reading of YOU'RE A GOOD MAN, CHARLIE BROWN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Broadway stars Jared Gertner and Rory O'Malley have joined the previously announced Skylar Astin, Barrett Foa, Carly Hughes, and Tracie Thoms for a one night only concert/staged reading of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown that will benefit PAWS/LA, a Los Angeles-based nonprofit agency serving people and pets in need now celebrating its 30th Anniversary. With book, music, and lyrics by Clark Gesner and directed by Randy Brenner, the musical director is Jake Anthony and Andrew Carlberg serves as producer.  (more...)

BWW Interview: She's Doin' This Thing (x3)! Jennifer Simard Tells All About Her New Roles in MEAN GIRLS
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 27, 2018

It's a good thing that Jennifer Simard looks great in pink... Following a triumphant run as the hilarious Ernestina in Hello, Dolly!, the Tony nominee has just taken over not one, but three roles in Mean Girls on Broadway- Mrs. Heron, Ms. Norbury and Mrs. George. (more...)

Review Roundup: Geva Theatres's Production Of HAIR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2018

Geva Theatre Center presents Hair, with book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado, music by Galt MacDermot, directed by Melissa Rain Anderson, with musical direction by Don Kot, and choreography by Liz Ramos in the Elaine P. Wilson Stage from September 4 through October 7. (more...)

THE COLOR PURPLE Begins Performances Tonight At Paper Mill Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2018

Paper Mill Playhouse (Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director), recipient of the Regional Theatre Tony Award in 2016, launches its 80th milestone season with The Color Purple, directed by Tony Award-winner John Doyle. The Color Purple is the Tony Award-winning musical revival based upon the novel written by Alice Walker and the Warner Bros./Amblin Entertainment motion picture with a book by Marsha Norman and music and lyrics by Brenda Russell, Allee Willis, and Stephen Bray. Cast members from the 2015 Broadway revival lead the Paper Mill Playhouse company, including Adrianna Hicks (Aladdin, Sister Act - Germany) as Celie, Carla R. Stewart (Ghost - National Tour, Rent - Regional) as Shug Avery and Carrie Compere (Holler If You Hear Me, Shrek the Musical - National Tour) as Sofia. (more...)

St. Bart's Players To Present GODSPELL In November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Closing out its 91st season, the St. Bart's Players, Manhattan's longest-running community theater group, will present Godspell, opening Thursday, November 8th at St. Bartholomew's Church (325 Park Avenue.) With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and book by John Michael Tebelak, Godspell is adapted from the Gospel of Matthew and features a parade of beloved songs, led by the international hit, 'Day by Day.' The Players will be returning to perform in the cathedral at St. Bart's - the perfect venue to capture Godspell's true essence. (more...)

VIDEO: Jesse Tyler Ferguson Does Some Call-and-Response With Our Favorite Musical Characters
by Stephanie Wild - Oct 8, 2018

Jesse Tyler Ferguson had a bit of fun on Twitter last night, as he watched some musicals. The actor recorded videos of himself watching Falsettos and The Little Mermaid, and doing a bit of a call-and-response with some of the characters. (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 8, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 8, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 1, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

Michael Thomas Holmes and Tim Rogan Join THE ROCKY HORROR SHOW At Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Oct 8, 2018

Michael Thomas Holmes and Tim Rogan have joined the cast of 'The Rocky Horror Show' at Bucks County Playhouse. Holmes will play Dr. Scott/The Narrator and Rogan will play Rocky. They replaced previously announced cast members Jennifer Van Dyck and Erik Altemus, respectively. (more...)

Griffin Theatre Welcomes Nine New Ensemble Members
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Griffin Theatre Company Artistic Director William Massolia today announced the addition of nine new ensemble members: Isa Arciniegas, Larry Baldacci, Peter Byrne, Jermaine Hill, Nicole Laurenzi, Ryan McBride, Rochelle Therrien, Jason VonRohn and Scott Weinstein. Additionally, Griffin is pleased to add six new artistic associates: Will Kiley, Dorothy Milne, Mechelle Moe, Alexander Ridgers, Rachel Sypniewski and Brandon Wardell. (more...)

Cleveland Play House Production Of A CHRISTMAS STORY Returns For 11th Year
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2018

Everyone's favorite characters from Cleveland Street are back for their 11th production with Cleveland Play House (CPH) during the 2018 holiday season. A Christmas Story will once again delight Cleveland audiences with the story you know and love, based on the original motion picture that was filmed in Cleveland. CPH's production of A Christmas Story has quickly become an annual holiday tradition for families of all generations. Each year, these performances attract thousands of new guests to live theatre at Cleveland Play House. Previews begin November 23rd with press opening on November 30th at the Allen Theatre in Playhouse Square. This production will be sponsored by Dollar Bank and Pinecrest. (more...)

Barrington Stage Company Selected For The Barr-Klarman Massachusetts Arts Initiative $525K Grant
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2018

A $25 million investment in 29 arts organizations from across Massachusetts over six years to strengthen their financial health and 'adaptive capacity.' (more...)

Show-Only Tickets Available For Second Stage's Fall Benefit Honoring Harvey Fierstein
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Show-only tickets to Second Stage Theater's Fall Benefit Honoring Harvey Fierstein are now on sale to the general public.  Hosted by Michael Urie, the benefit will take place on Monday, November 12 at Terminal 5 (610 West 56th Street).  The evening will feature performances and appearances by Cyndi Lauper, Rosie O'Donnell, Annaleigh Ashford, Keala Settle, Wayne Brady, Christopher Sieber, Michael Urie, Marissa Jaret Winokur, as well as Shoshana Bean, J. Harrison Ghee, Bianca Del Rio, and Gino Emnes.  To purchase tickets, please go to: https://2st.com/support-us/events/fall-benefit. (more...)

A Glinda Glossary: A Guide to the Fourteen Most Popular Ladies of WICKED Past
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

A whole lot happened in Oz before Dorothy dropped in, and Wicked has been telling that story to Broadway audiences for 15 years at the Gershwin Theatre. The milestone won't go by uncelebrated, as in just days, NBC will throw a joyous Halloween party for the ages, featuring songs from the blockbuster musical hit and a cavalcade of special guest stars, including Tony Award winners Idina Menzel and Kristin Chenoweth. Additional guest performers include Ariana Grande, Adam Lambert, Ledisi, Pentatonix and the current Broadway company of 'Wicked.' 'A Very Wicked Halloween' airs tonight, October 29th at 10PM ET/PT on NBC. (more...)

Ben Lockwood, Rupert Henderson And Oliver Kaderbhai Present Hit Off-Broadway Musical STRIKING 12
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2018

Ben Lockwood, Rupert Henderson and Oliver Kaderbhai today announce acclaimed Off-Broadway musical, Striking 12 at the Union Theatre this Christmas. The production, inspired by the short story by Hans Christian Andersen, The Little Match Girl, is directed by Oliver Kaderbhai, opening on 3 December, with previews from 28 November and runs until 23 December. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE CHINESE LADY's Daniel K. Isaac, Shannon Tyo, Lloyd Suh And Ralph Pena At MOCA
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2018

On October 25th, Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) and Ma-Yi Theater Company presented an excerpt from Lloyd Suh's new play The Chinese Lady, which begins performances on Theatre Row on November 7 and will play a limited run through November 18, 2018. The two-hander stars Shannon Tyo (Bright Half Life) as 'Afong Moy' and Daniel K. Isaac ('Billions') as 'Atung'. Click here for more information and tickets. (more...)

VIDEO: Watch the Trailer for THE EMPEROR'S NEWEST CLOTHES Featuring Original Music from William Finn
by Stage Tube - Oct 26, 2018

Hans Christian Andersen's legendary tale is reimagined into a playful animated special for today's children. The classic fable gets a colorful, music-filled makeover in the whimsical THE EMPEROR'S NEWEST CLOTHES, written and produced by Sheila Nevins, directed by Simon Wilches-Castro and featuring the voices of Emmy© winner Alan Alda, Emmy© winner Jeff Daniels, and Alison Pill. The special features original songs by Tony Award-winning composer William Finn ('Falsettos, 'The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee'). (more...)

TWIST YOUR DICKENS To Open At The Armory
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2018

The Second City's A Christmas Carol: Twist Your Dickens returns to Portland Center Stage at The Armory with a new Scrooge played by Isaac Lamb, new jokes, and the same uproariously funny experience Portland audiences have come to expect. Twist Your Dickens begins preview performances on Nov. 27, opens on Nov. 30, and runs through Dec. 23 on the U.S. Bank Main Stage. Ron West returns to direct. Rebecca Sohn joins the cast, while Darius Pierce, Sam Dinkowitz, Chantal DeGroat, Laura Modica, and Nicholas Kessler return with their signature,irreverent take on some of the season's most iconic characters. Written by The Colbert Report alumni and improv comedy veterans Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort, Twist Your Dickens cuts through the typical sweetness of the season to offer something bold, fresh, and acerbically funny.  (more...)

The 'Broadwaysted' Podcast Welcomes Tony Nominee Rory O'Malley
by Broadwaysted - Oct 26, 2018

Happy Days are here again...and we mean Happy Days: A New Musical because we're thrilled to be sharing a laugh with Broadway and podcast star Rory O'Malley! We're pouring out LaCroix Sparkling Water and playing the episode-long game 'Turn it Off' while Rory spills about being consoled by a child during Billy Elliot, Josh Gad's snacks during the Tonys for The Book of Mormon, and trekking with his mother to an NYC 'Law & Order' location. (more...)

HBO to Premiere THE EMPEROR'S NEWEST CLOTHES with Original Songs by FALSETTOS' William Finn
by TV News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

A classic Hans Christian Andersen fable gets a colorful, music-filled makeover this November when THE EMPEROR'S NEWEST CLOTHES is reimagined as a playful animated special for today's children. Written and produced by Sheila Nevins, and featuring the voices of Alan Alda, Jeff Daniels and Alison Pill, the whimsical tale includes original songs by Tony Award winner William Finn ("Falsettos," "The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee"). This HBO Family presentation debuts THURSDAY, NOV. 15 (6:00-6:30 p.m. ET/PT) on the main HBO channel and FRIDAY, NOV. 16 (8:45-9:15 p.m.) on HBO Family. (more...)

Review Roundup: HENRY V at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2018

Henry V is the first Shakespeare production, and the second play overall, in Hartford Stage's 55-year history to be staged in the round. In addition to Grush, the ensemble cast - comprised of half men and half women - features Karen Aldridge as Exeter, Miles Anderson as Pistol, Kate Forbes as the Constable of France and Burgundy, Peter Francis James as the Chorus and Sir Thomas Erpingham, Felicity Jones Latta as the Archbishop of Canterbury, Nym and Alice, and Baron Vaughn as Fluellen and Mistress Quickly. Hartford Stage Associate Artistic Director Elizabeth Williamson will helm the production, which marks her Shakespeare directorial debut for the Tony Award-winning theatre. (more...)

Token Theatre Announces Inaugural Season - OUR TOWN and More
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2018

Token Theatre, under the leadership of Artistic Director David Rhee and Managing Director Erik Kaiko with Founding Board Members Stephenie Park and Helen Young, is proud to announce the arrival of Token Theatre and its Inaugural Season: Our Town by Thornton Wilder and a New Play by Artistic Director David Rhee. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 10/22: BROADWAY FIGHTS BACK Concert and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Oct 22, 2018

Good morning BroadwayWorld! Today's top stories: Broadway stars will perform in the Broadway Fights Back concert tonight, and more! (more...)

Iconotheatrix Becomes Part Of It All In [TITLE OF SHOW]
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2018

Iconotheatrix presents [title of show] November 1-11, 2018 at Obsidian Theater. In [title of show], Jeff and Hunter, two struggling writers, hear about a new musical theatre festival. However, the deadline for submissions is a mere three weeks away. With nothing to lose, the pair decides to try to create something new with the help of their friends Susan, Heidi and Larry on the eighty-eights. With the cast in place, Jeff and Hunter begin a conversation about what to write about. (more...)

High School Drama: Ravenwood High School's KELLY WHITLOW
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 22, 2018

Theater people love to talk - especially about other theater people. So it should come as no surprise that it was during a recent conversation with Nashville theater choreographer extraordinaire Tosha Pendergrast that the name of Ravenwood High School's Kelly Whitlow came up. (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 22, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 21, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 22, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

Casting Announced For Black Button Eyes Productions' EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL At Pride Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions is pleased to announce casting for the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. (more...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Rachel Zampelli
by Elliot Lanes - Oct 2, 2018

Today's subject Rachel Zampelli has been living quite the theater life over the years. You most likely have seen her around town in productions that range from classics and modern plays to musicals. She can currently be seen at Signature Theatre in the two-character play Heisenberg playing opposite Michael Russotto. The production runs through November 11th in Signature's Ark space. (more...)

Broadway Stars And More Sing Disney At The Montalban To Benefit Hope Of The Valley
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

BROADWAY TO THE RESCUE is amping up for one of the most incredible nights in theatre in Los Angeles. In a special performance on October 13th, hosted by Broadway's Michael-Leon Wooley (Netflix's 'AJ and the Queen'). Following last year's epic Broadway night, this year, Broadway to the Rescue GOES DISNEY. On this special night, 25 of Broadway's brightest and best, along with an ensemble of over 50 performers, will take to the stage to sing songs and create show-stopping performances based on hits from your favorite Disney movies and musicals, including THE LITTLE MERMAID, MARY POPPINS, FROZEN, HERCULES, ALADDIN, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, THE PRINCESS AND THE FROG and many more. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast and Creative of Barrington Stage's THE GLASS MENAGERIE Talk Bringing The Show To The Berkshires
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2018

Barrington Stage Company (BSC), the award-winning theatre in the Berkshires under the leadership of Artistic Director Julianne Boyd, presents Tennessee Williams' The Glass Menagerie. Previews for The Glass Menagerie begin October 3, with an official opening on October 7 and performances through October 21 on the Boyd-Quinson Mainstage (30 Union Street). (more...)

NC Theatre's Andres Quintero Takes Over BWW Instagram Tomorrow!
by Jeffrey Vizcaino - Oct 19, 2018

Go behind the scenes of North Carolina Theatre's production of In The Heights with its leading man, Andres Quintero as he takes over the BroadwayWorld Instagram tomorrow, October 20th! Follow along as Quintero shows you his two show day while performing as Usnavi! Be sure to tune in tomorrow! (more...)

Award Winning Cast For Bucks County Playhouse's I HATE HAMLET, 11/9-12/1
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Tony award-winner, Elizabeth Ashley ("Take Her She's Mine") and Tony nominee Tom Hewitt ("The Rocky Horror Show") will headline a refreshed production of Paul Rudnick's witty, laugh out loud comedy, "I Hate Hamlet" at Bucks County Playhouse, November 9 - December 1. The play marks Ashley's return to the Playhouse after co-starring opposite Robert Redford in the pre-Broadway production of Neil Simon's "Barefoot in the Park." (more...)

Brendan Coyle To Star In A Revival Of Conor McPherson's ST. NICHOLAS At Goodman Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Goodman Theatre adds to its 2018/2019 Season a limited engagement of St. Nicholas-an internationally-acclaimed major revival by London's Donmar Warehouse of Conor McPherson's 1997 intimate thriller, directed by Simon Evans. The monologue play stars Olivier Award-winning actor Brendan Coyle ("Mr. Bates" of the smash sensation Downton Abbey, for which he earned an Emmy Award nomination) in "a superlative, mesmerizing performance that's simply not to be missed" (The Arts Review). The U.S. premiere, which appears in the Goodman's 350-seat flexible Owen Theatre, follows two acclaimed recent appearances at the Donmar Warehouse and the Dublin Theatre Festival. The creative team includes Peter McKintosh (Set), Matt Daw (Lighting) and Christopher Shutt (Sound). Goodman Theatre's limited engagement of St. Nicholas appears January 9 - 27, 2019 in the Owen Theatre (170 N. Dearborn). Tickets are available now ONLY with the purchase of a new Classic Membership (4-play packages start at $80). Individual tickets ($25 - $60; subject to change) go on sale Friday, November 9. For tickets and more information, visit GoodmanTheatre.org/StNicholas or call the box office (312.443.3800, 12 noon - 5pm daily). (more...)

Black Button Eyes Productions' Presents EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2018

Black Button Eyes Productions concludes its 2018-19 season with the Chicago storefront premiere of EVIL DEAD THE MUSICAL, a parody of Sam Raimi's classic Evil Dead horror films, with book and lyrics by George Reinblatt and music by Christopher Bond, Frank Cipolla, Melissa Morris and George Reinblatt. Directed by Producing Artistic Director Ed Rutherford with music direction by Oliver Townsend and choreography by Derek Van Barham, the spooky send-up will play January 11 - February 16, 2019 at Pride Arts Center (The Broadway), 4139 N. Broadway in Chicago. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at NC Theatre's IN THE HEIGHTS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018

North Carolina Theatre, the region's premiere nonprofit professional theatre, presents its first production of the 2018-19 season, Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights, playing Oct. 16-21 at Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Raleigh. (more...)

THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Comes to Theatre Memphis
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2018

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, a fast-paced and witty musical, literally litters the stage with letters during its run at Theatre Memphis in the Next Stage, November 2 - 17, 2018.  Mid-pubescents (played by adults) vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime and learn that winning (and losing) isn't everything. Hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, life un-affirming 'ding' of the bell that signals a spelling mistake, they candidly disclose hilarious and touching stories from their home lives. A truly fresh and vibrant score makes this musical 'Bee' unforgettable. (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 15, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 14, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 15, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

Photo Flash: THE 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE Comes to Sol Theatre
by Carol Kassie - Oct 12, 2018

The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee will open on October 19th at Sol Theatre in Boca Raton. The production will run through November 4th. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals For HENRY V at Hartford Stage
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2018

Check out rehearsal photos for Henry V at Hartford Stage below! (more...)

Thursday 5(+1): Jena Salb & Jason Scott from The Keeton's 25TH ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 11, 2018

Today, just in time for their show's opening, two cast members - Jason Scott, who plays the self-involved Chip Tolentino, and Jena Salb, who is cast as former champion Rona Lisa Peretti, step up to the microphone to answer our Thursday 5(+1) questions and to offer the suggestion that a revival of Legally Blonde: The Musical might be a good consideration for next season at The Keeton. (more...)

Mackenzie Ziegler & More Join Lythgoe Family Panto OZ at Pasadena Civic
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2018

Breaking News! Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP), in association with the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, announce additional casting for their newest production, the world premiere of THE WONDERFUL WINTER OF OZ at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium, (300 East Green Street, Pasadena CA 91101) which will play a strictly limited engagement from December 15 through December 30. Singer, actress and dancer Mackenzie Ziegler (Dancing with the Stars: Juniors, Dance Moms) as Dorothy, Phil LaMarr ("Mad TV" and "Pulp Fiction") as The Tin Man, Jared Gertner (Broadway's The Book of Mormon) as The Scarecrow, and Hailee Payne and Valerie Rockey of So You Think You Can Dance join previously announced Kermit The Frog as the Wizard of Oz and Tony-Award winner Marissa Jaret Winokur (Celebrity Big Brother Winner and Broadway's Hairspray) as Glinda. The official press opening will be held on December 14, 2018 at GIVE KIDS PANTO, a benefit to raise monies for the student matinee performance serving Title One schools in the PUSD and LAUSD. (more...)

New Musical Comedy THE EVOLUTION OF MANN Opens Off-Broadway, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 1, 2018

Nancy Manocherian's the cell (Artistic Director, Kira Simring), who produced last season's critically acclaimed World Premiere musical Bastard Jones, presents the New York Premiere of THE EVOLUTION OF MANN, a musical featuring music & lyrics by Drama Desk nominee Douglas J. Cohen (Children's Letters to God, The Opposite of Sex) and book & lyrics by Dan Elish (13: The Musical) based on his novel, Nine Wives.  Directed by Joe Barros (Bastard Jones), the production stars Max Crumm (Grease, Disaster!) in the title role, with Allie Trimm (13: The Musical and Bye Bye Birdie on Broadway) and Leslie Hiatt. Now in previews, opening is slated for Thursday, October 4. (more...)

SAVE THE DATE: Nashville Theater Calendar for October 1, 2018
by Jeffrey Ellis - Oct 1, 2018

Looking into the future, you'll find a number of new productions on tap for your entertainment pleasure, thanks to the efforts of theater companies all over Middle Tennessee. Here's our calendar for October 1, 2018, to help you plot your course through the end of the year... (more...)

Photo Coverage: First look at Hilliard Arts Council's 25th ANNUAL PUTNAM COUNTY SPELLING BEE
by Jerri Shafer - Nov 9, 2018

An eclectic group of six mid-pubescents vie for the spelling championship of a lifetime. While candidly disclosing hilarious and touching stories from their home lives, the tweens spell their way through a series of (potentially made-up) words, hoping never to hear the soul-crushing, pout-inducing, life un-affirming "ding" of the bell that signals a spelling mistake. Six spellers enter; one speller leaves! At least the losers get a juice box. Performances run November 9th thru November 18th at the Hilliard Civic and Cultural Arts Center, 5425 Center St, Hilliard, OH, 43026. Tickets can be purchased at https://www.locallevelevents.com/events/details/5916. For performance times and more information visit: http://www.hilliardartscouncil.org/spellingbee/. (more...)

Bucks County Playhouse Presents THE WORD OF MOUTH Gifts Story Telling Event
by BWW News Desk - Nov 9, 2018

Bucks County Playhouse's Storytelling Series continues this month and features Jamie Beth Cohan, a Washington Post writer, Rory Scholl, the producer of The Liar Show and James Braly, a two-time winner of The Moth GrandSlam. The Word of Mouth: Gifts Storytelling event will take place on November 16 with shows at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. Tickets are $25 for a single ticket and are available at BucksCountyPlayhouse.org or (215) 862-2121. (more...)

Theater Resources Unlimited Announces November Panel
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Theater Resources Unlimited (TRU) presents the November Panel:General Manager and Attorney, and the Early Development of New Work on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 7:30pm (networking at 7pm) at The Actors' Temple, 339 West 47th Street, New York, NY 10036. This panel is free for TRU members;$12.50 for non-members in advance ($15 at door).Please reserve using the bright red reservation box at https://truonline.org/events/general-manager-and-attorney/ or e-mail TRUStaff1@gmail.com. (more...)

Declan Bennett And Bronté Barbé Lead The Cast In Off-Broadway Hit Musical STRIKING 12
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2018

Ben Lockwood, Rupert Henderson and Oliver Kaderbhai today announce the full cast for the hit Off-Broadway musical Striking 12 from Tony Award-winning Rachel Sheinkin and musical duo Brendan Milburn and Valerie Vigoda. Oliver Kaderbhai directs Declan Bennett (Brendan), Bronte Barbe (The Match Girl), Danielle Kassarate (Narrator), with Kate Robson-Stuart and Leon Scott completing the cast. Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen's The Little Match Girl, Striking 12 will open at the Union Theatre on 3 December, with previews from 28 November and runs until 23 December. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Patchogue Theatre Presents BROADWAY MEMORIES
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 3, 2018

BROADWAY MEMORIES is the latest concert in Patchogue Theatre's new Broadway series with New York Casting Director and Producing Artistic Director Stephen DeAngelis. In Broadway Memories, five of Broadway's finest performers gather on stage to belt some of Broadway's most memorable musical numbers and share anecdotes from their careers. Scheduled performers include TODD BUONOPANE (Chicago; Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella; The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee; Grease), Tony Award nominee and Drama Desk Award winner ROBERT CUCCIOLI (Jekyll & Hyde; Les Miserables; Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark), JANINE DIVITA (If/Then; The Mystery of Edwin Drood; Anything Goes; Grease), DAN'YELLE WILLIAMSON (Memphis; Scandalous) and JENNIFER HOPE WILLS (The Phantom of the Opera; Wonderful Town; Beauty and the Beast; The Woman in White). Musical Director / Accompanist will be Wendy Cavett (Hamilton; Come From Away). Relive your favorite Broadway hits live on stage performed by some of Broadway's biggest stars right now. (more...)

Photo Flash: Ben Fankhauser and Elizabeth Ashley Star In I HATE HAMLET at Bucks County Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2018

 Audiences are thoroughly enjoying themselves at Bucks County Playhouse's production of Broadway's hilarious romantic comedy "I Hate Hamlet." The production, which runs through December 1 and was hailed by The New York Times as "Unapologetically silly…hilarious!" is directed by Marc Bruni ("Beautiful: The Carol King Musical"). (more...)

Meet the Cast of TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD- Now in Previews!
by Julie Musbach - Nov 1, 2018

The Broadway production of Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird, a new play by Aaron Sorkin, starring Jeff Daniels as Atticus Finch, begins previews tonight, Thursday, November 1. Get to know the cast below as they begin Broadway performances! (more...)

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