There Was a Little Girl

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Video: Brenda Lee Celebrates 65th Anniversary of 'Rockin' Around The Christmas Tree' with New Music Video
by Michael Major - Nov 3, 2023

Rock and Roll Hall and Country Music Hall of Famer Brenda Lee is celebrating her signature song, “Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree,” on the 65th Anniversary of the holiday classic. Written by Johnny Marks, who wrote many of the holiday standards, the song was released when Lee was just 13 years old. Watch the new video!

Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Theatre In The Park (Indoors)
by Alan Portner - Oct 8, 2023

Seldom does an entertainment attain a level of fiendish absurdity that affords audiences belly busting hilarity after more than forty years.  The indoor space at Theatre in the Park’s Johnson County Heritage Center offers a super production of 1982’s “Little Shop of Horror.”

Kym Vaitiekus reports on launch of THE HAYES 2024 SEASON
by Jade Kops - Sep 29, 2023

The 2024 HAYES season will deliver joy, delight, surprises, heartfelt emotions, intriguing ideas, and distinct and remarkable experiences. Richard Carroll and Victoria Falconer are the enthusiastic and inspired Artisitic Directors who proclaim- “A breathtaking adventure awaits”.

City Winery Boston Presenting Music And Comedy Luminaries This Fall
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 21, 2023

City Winery Boston continues to cement its reputation as one of the area's best intimate entertainment venues this fall, with a line-up that showcases a wide array of talent from music legends to comedy icons.

Casting Announced For TheatreWorks' 20th Anniversary NEW WORKS FESTIVAL
by Blair Ingenthron - Jul 29, 2023

TheatreWorks Silicon Valley has set the casting for its 20th Anniversary New Works Festival, a unique program that offers an extraordinary opportunity for audiences to experience new plays and musicals in their early stages of development.

Readings and Special Events Announced for TheatreWorks' 20th Anniversary NEW WORKS FESTIVAL
by Blair Ingenthron - Jun 17, 2023

Hundreds of lovers of new theatre will gather this August for an advance look at tomorrow's hits at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's 20th Anniversary New Works Festival. This unique festival returns to Palo Alto's Lucie Stern Theatre with its extraordinary opportunity for audiences to experience new plays and musicals in their early stages of development and see their evolution over multiple performances.

14 Shows Hitting Atlanta Stages This Summer
by Caroline Powell - May 14, 2023

Atlanta theatre has a little something for everyone this summer! From world premieres to family-friendly favorites, take a step into Atlanta theatres this summer.

Review: A Tribute To “Luisa” By The Friends Of THE FANTASTICKS' First Girl In 54 CELEBRATES RITA GARDNER at 54 Below
by Bobby Patrick - May 5, 2023

Rita Gardner was not only a part of THE FANTASTICKS' history, she is one of the reasons it became historic in the first place.

FUNNY GIRL, TICK, TICK… BOOM, BYE BYE BIRDIE & More Set for The Kennedy Center's 2023-24 Theater Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 4, 2023

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts has announced its 2023–2024 Theater season, featuring thrilling Broadway hits and the fifth season of its critically-acclaimed, star-studded Broadway Center Stage series.

Broadway Buying Guide: May 1, 2023
by Team BWW - May 1, 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, May 1, 2023.

Yazbeck & Della Penna's DEAD OUTLAW, LANGSTON IN HARLEM, and More to Play 54 Below in May
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 29, 2023

Next month, 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 is a non-profit organization with a mission to preserve and expand the art of the cabaret, honor the music of Broadway, and provide an unparalleled experience to diverse communities.

Pacific Opera Project to Present HANSEL AND GRETEL, THE BARBER OF SEVILLE, and More in 2023-2024 Season
by Blair Ingenthron - Apr 27, 2023

Pacific Opera Project (POP) has announced its 2023-2024 season of performances, marking a season of growth and expansion with pop-up performances and events around Los Angeles as well as in POP's new headquarters, POP HQ AKA “The POPera Shop” in Highland Park.

PACIFIC OVERTURES, CLOSE UP - THE TWIGGY MUSICAL, and More Set For Menier Chocolate Factory 2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Apr 21, 2023

With Marjorie Prime currently running at the company's home base in South London and Funny Girl on Broadway, the Menier Chocolate Factory announced forthcoming programming for 2023. Learn more about the lineup here!

Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Arkansas Repertory Theatre
by Theresa Bertram - Apr 10, 2023

What did our critic think of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Arkansas Repertory Theatre?

Interview: Juliet Mills - A Lady of the Theatre Plays PRIN at Theatre 40
by Gil Kaan - Apr 9, 2023

Next up at Theatre 40 will be the stage reading of Andrew Davies’s Prin April 28th and 29th. Jules Aaron directs Juliet Mills (as the titular Prin), Maxwell Caulfield, Ivy Khan, Ann Hearn Tobolowsky, Joe Clabby and David Hunt Stafford. Juliet was most gracious to chat with me on her day off from filming Grey’s Anatomy.

Have the Tony Awards Ever Made Exceptions to Their Rules?
by Jennifer Ashley Tepper - Apr 9, 2023

This month, the reader question was: There's a lot of talk about Lea Michele's performance in Funny Girl, and how she won't be eligible for a Tony Award since the show opened last season. Is there any history of Tony Awards rules changes/exceptions in the past?

REVIEW: HAIRSPRAY Is Bright, Uplifting and Heartwarming As It Shares Its Message Of Inclusion And Never Giving Up On Your Dreams
by Jade Kops - Feb 15, 2023

HAIRSPRAY THE MUSICAL is given a Sydney Revival over two decades after Jack O’Brien (Original Director) and Jerry Mitchell’s (Original Choreographer) original multi Tony Award, Drama Desk Award and Laurence Olivier Award Winning production opened on Broadway. 

Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Takes a New Look at the Campy Cautionary Musical Tale
by Jim Munson - Dec 14, 2022

What did our critic think of LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley? BroadwayWorld reviews TheatreWorks Silicon Valley's new production of Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's 'Little Shop of Horrors' reset in San Francisco's Chinatown.

LOVE IN HATE NATION Special Edition Cassette to be Released in December
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 17, 2022

GHOSTLIGHT RECORDS and TWO RIVER THEATER have announced the release of Love in Hate Nation – Original Cast Recording in a special cassette edition, scheduled for Friday, December 2.

Review: Powerful Play NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN Stirs at South Coast Repertory
by Michael Quintos - Oct 18, 2022

Beautifully acted (and sung) by an exquisite ensemble of gifted actors, South Coast Repertory's production of NINA SIMONE: FOUR WOMEN is a thoughtful, gut-wrenching play---punctuated with spectacular musical performances---that dives deep into the soul-baring creative process of an artist hoping to craft a seminal work of musical art, and to ensure to have that art say something profound.

Broadway Community Reacts to Angela Lansbury's Passing
by HaleyJane Rose - Oct 12, 2022

The Broadway community has shared their grief, praise, and cherished memories of Angela Lansbury in the wake of her passing. Read them here. Read touching tributes and stories from Patti Lupone, Bernadette Peters, Joanna Gleason, Lin Manuel-Miranda, Audra McDonald, and more here.

Review: LITTLE SHOP OF HORRORS at Village Theatre
by Jay Irwin - Sep 18, 2022

Howard Ashman and Alan Menken’s “Little Shop of Horrors” is arguably one of those near perfect musicals. I will argue with you on this from now until the plants take over the earth as it remains my absolute favorite. But it needs to be done right. That’s not to say it needs to be done the same way every time. One of the best productions I saw was a modern retelling set in a real skid row. But this B-movie sci-fi adaptation needs to have that humor, that crispness, and that bite to make it work. And while the current production from Village Theatre has some wonderful performances and voices, it suffers from a lack of pace and that crispness and bite to take it from a fun show to a killer one.

Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for New ANNIE National Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 1, 2022

Leapin’ Lizards! The full cast and creative team has been announced for the all-new tour of the iconic Tony Award®-winning musical ANNIE. In the title role of Annie is Ellie Pulsifer, a 12-year-old actress from South Florida, making her tour debut. 

The Chocolate Factory Theater Announces 18th Anniversary Season Featuring 10 Commissioned Premieres & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022

The Chocolate Factory Theater has announced its 18th season of performances - the second at its new permanent facility - featuring 10 Commissioned Premieres, 4 Supported Creative Residencies, and partnerships with Abrons Arts Center, ISSUE Project Room, Queens Museum, and The Bushwick Starr.

Album Review: THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN Revamps a Classic
by Amanda Prahl - Aug 5, 2022

Amanda Prahl examines all-new UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN, the good, the bad, and the triumphant.

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