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by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2019
Take a break from the frenzy of everyday life and enjoy Smoke on the Mountain, a wholesome celebration of faith, community, and Appalachian Music. Set in Mount Pleasant, North Carolina around 1938, Smoke on the Mountain brings to life a small-town musical revival featuring the traveling Sanders Family as they play the best of bluegrass, gospel, and hymns. Audiences will recognize beloved songs such as âRock of Agesâ, âThe Church in the Wildwoodâ, âA Wonderful Time Up There,â and more as they are performed by talented actor-musicians. Running October 4th - 19th, Smoke on the Mountain, showcases the power of music to bring us all together and will have audiences singing along.Â
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017
It was the movie with the iconic scene that molded romance at a pottery wheel to the strains of Unchained Melody, and made the word ditto synonymous with I love you. Ghost, the famous film released in 1990, has inspired a Broadway adaptation and it's on stage this fall for the first time at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 18, 2017
Finally, a musical for everyone who loves musicals! Beginning September 15, Cumberland County Playhouse presents The Drowsy Chaperone, a loving send-up of Jazz age musicals featuring one show-stopping song and dance number after another.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017
Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents for the first time Ring of Fire, a unique musical inspired by the iconic songbook of Johnny Cash, no won stage through Aug. 13.
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2016
Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, the magical fairy tale that has delighted generations and been adapted by Disney into a hit Broadway musical, as its 2016 Family Show through July 11.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 2, 2015
The unforgettable Singing Sanders Family is back this summer to let their fans know what happened next in their sequel, Smoke on the Mountain: Homecoming. Featuring more bluegrass Gospel singing and heartwarming and hilarious storytelling in a way only the Sanders Family can present them, Homecoming is live on stage at Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre starting July 9. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show!
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 25, 2015
Following last year's successful run, Cumberland County Playhouse and the Scopes Trial Festival of Dayton, Tennessee, will once again co-produceÂ Front Page News: Dayton and the World-Famous Scopes Trial,Â July 17-26, presented in the famous courtroom where Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan battled in 1925.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2015
Mayhem and zany comedy are unleashed in Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre's premiere production of the Tony Award-winning musical The Drowsy Chaperone, now on stage through May 10. The production opens tonight, April 9, and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014
Sierra Rep ushers in the holidays with faith, family and fun in Sanders Family Christmas, set for November and December at the Fallon House Theater in Columbia State Historic Park. Scroll down for a first look at the cast in action!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013
One of the most unforgettably entertaining families to ever step foot on the Beef & Boards stage returns this summer for more bluegrass Gospel fun. Back by unprecedented demand and opening July 5, the hilarious musical Smoke on the Mountain signals the return of the lovable Singing Sanders Family. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the show!
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2012
This Holiday Season, Provision Theater Company, 1001 W. Roosevelt Road, is bringing back their original musical based on the award winning children's book, THE CHRISTMAS MIRACLE OF JONATHAN TOOMEY, directed by Provision Theater Artistic Director Timothy Gregory and starring Provision Theater Company Member Susan Moniz and Chicago's James Rank. The production runs November 21 - December 23. Get a first look at the production in the photos below!
by Elizabeth J Musgrave - Jun 4, 2012
Two performers step into the Gotta Go Spotlight by standing out with the energy and enthusiasm brought to their roles. Curry, whose version of Professor Marvel was a little quiet and sedate, delighted the audience with his animated style as the Wizard. Portraying the phony wizard with just the right amount of vulnerability and sweetness, Curry creates a very likable character.
Photo Flash: First Look at Allison Case, Hunter Foster, et al. in La Jolla Playhouse's HANDS ON A HARDBODY
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2012
La Jolla Playhouse's Hands on a Hardbody will run through June 17, 2012 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. The world-premiere, commissioned musical has a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife, Creditors), lyrics by Amanda Green (High Fidelity), music by Trey Anastasio (lead singer of the popular band Phish) and Amanda Green, with direction by Neil Pepe (Speed-the-Plow) and musical staging by Benjamin Millepied (BLACK SWAN).
by Jeffrey Ellis - Apr 29, 2012
Who's who in Tennessee theater? Sometimes, without a program in your hand, it's difficult to know who's playing whom-hence, our newest feature: Hey, Jef, Here's My Headshot...featuring some of the Volunteer State's best-known-or soon-to-be-known all over the freakin' world-thespians. And have you ever wondered who the amazing photographers are who make them look so damn good? We're gonna tell ya...Today's actor/subject/model is the handsome and talented Daron Bruce, photographed by Rick Malkin.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2012
La Jolla Playhouse's Hands on a Hardbody will run April 27 - June 17, 2012 in the Mandell Weiss Theatre. The world-premiere, commissioned musical has a book by Pulitzer Prize winner Doug Wright (I Am My Own Wife, Creditors), lyrics by Amanda Green (High Fidelity), music by Trey Anastasio (lead singer of the popular band Phish) and Amanda Green, with direction by Neil Pepe (Speed-the-Plow) and musical staging by Benjamin Millepied (BLACK SWAN).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2012
Newest to the cast of SPIDER-MAN are Rebecca Faulkenberry (Rock of Ages) and Christina Sajous (Baby It's You, American Idiot), who play 'Mary Jane Watson' and 'Arachne,' respectively. Check out photos of the duo in action below!
by Kassie Rivera - Jan 28, 2011
Beef & Boards Dinner Theatre presents the big fat Broadway blockbuster Hairspray for the first time this season. The fun and fabulous eight-time Tony Award-winning show is on stage for eight big weeks - Feb. 3 through March 27.
by Jeffrey Ellis - Sep 27, 2010
A cast of more than 125 performers took to the stage of the Troutt Theatre at Belmont University to fete the eight members of the 2010 Class of First Night Honorees in a production that featured the best of the best of Nashville theater and included a surprise appearance by Joseph Mahowald, winner of a 1989 First Night Award, now playing the role of Franklin Hart Jr. in the national tour of 9 to 5: The Musical, which opened in Nashville at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center on Tuesday, September 21.
by BWW Photo Special - Sep 24, 2010
Pour yourself a glass of lemonade and get married all over again this fall with the regional premiere of Wedding Belles, the final production in Taproot Theatre's 34th season. When a bedraggled bride is found stranded at an East Texas bus station in 1942, the determined ladies of the Eufala Springs Garden Club leap into action! Lemonade, wedding cake and a gown are easy enough to come by... but where's the groom? This side-splitting comedy overflows with love, laughter and Southern hospitality at its best! Wedding Belles was written by Alan Bailey and Ronnie Claire Edwards. Directed by associate artistic director Karen Lund, Wedding Belles opens on September 24 and runs through October 23, with low-price previews on September 22 and 23, plus a pay-what-you-can performance on September 29.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2010
Wayside Theatre, in Middletown, VA, presents the musical comedy, STRIKING 12, as its third production of the 2010/2011 season from August 28th to September 25th. Opening Night is Sunday, August 29 at 6:30pm. The remaining schedule of performances is Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings at 8:00 pm and Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday's at 2:30 pm. Ticket prices are $30 to $25 dollars for adults. Prices for children 5 to 17 are $10 for any performance. Discounts are available for students and seniors. For information available call the box office, (540) 869-1776.