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by Jennifer Broski - Feb 28, 2020
James Cromwell is currently starring in Grand Horizons on Broadway. Yesterday, February 27, he was honored with a portrait at Sardi's!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019
On Monday, November 4, 2019, the stage of the Bushnell Performing Arts Center's Belding Theatre in Hartford, Connecticut, was alive with the sound of handbell music … for the first time in its 90-year-history!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019
Houses on the Moon Theater Company (Emily Joy Weiner, Co-Founder & Artistic Director; Kevin Connor, Managing Director) proudly presents THE SANTA CLOSET, written and performed by Jeffrey Solomon and directed by Joe Brancato (Daniel's Husband) and Emily Joy Weiner (The Assignment). THE SANTA CLOSET is an updated version of Mr. Solomon's acclaimed solo play Santa Claus is Coming Out, which premiered Off-Broadway in 2009. On the 10th anniversary of that production, this new version reflects the advances and nuances in our of understanding of LGBTQ lives and remains as timely 10 years later as when it first broke ground.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Houses on the Moon Theater Company (Emily Joy Weiner, Co-Founder & Artistic Director; Kevin Connor, Managing Director) proudly presents The Santa Closet, written and performed by Jeffrey Solomon and directed by Joe Brancato (Daniel's Husband). The Santa Closet is an updated version of Mr. Solomon's acclaimed solo play Santa Claus is Coming Out, which premiered Off-Broadway in 2009. On the 10th anniversary of that production, this new version reflects the advances and nuances in our understanding of LGBTQ lives and remains as timely 10 years later as when it first broke ground. 
by Jerri Shafer - Nov 1, 2019
Eight famous women from different time periods meet as representatives of the women's ward of an asylum in 1938. Besides their usual meeting concerns, their new focus is on ways they can show their strength over the men's ward. This dark comedy in one act showcases these strong and diverse women trapped in an absurd situation. Proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood. Chamber Music performs November 1st thru November 9th, 2019, at MadLab, 227 N 3rd St. Columbus, OH 43215.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019
For 2-weeks only, the international hit musical sensation MAMMA MIA! comes to the Barn Players stage, August 22nd through September 1st, 2019 at downtown Kansas City's Arts Asylum, 1000 East 9th Street, Kansas City, MO 64106. So who is bride-to-be Sophie's Dad? Even Donna, her rockin' Mamma can't be sure who it is. Brace yourself for one riotous trip down the aisle when they all reunite for Sophie's Greek island wedding!
by Jade Kops - Aug 11, 2019
Frank Galati's adaptation of John Steinbeck's Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and National Book Award winning THE GRAPES OF WRATH is presented with clarity and creativity by director Louise Fischer for New Theatre. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019
The New York Musical Festival (NYMF) and Sharp Women, LLC present Overture the Musical, a new story celebrating the extraordinary grass-roots efforts to save the Kansas City Philharmonic, with music and lyrics by Krista Eyler, book by Krista Eyler and Barbara Nichols. Ms. Nichols directs a cast of twelve, including Krista Eyler, Joel Morrison, Kay Noonan and Kipp Simmons with Whitney Armstrong, Erica Baruth, Jennifer Cannady, Stasha Case, JC Dresslaer, John Edmonds, Mark Murphy, and Rob Reeder. Five performances will be staged at The Alice Griffin Jewel Box Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street in New York City, from July 24-28, 2019.
by Roy Berko - Jul 22, 2019
Most musicals follow the tried and true pattern of being written in a format that it is expected to be examined and redone through a series of readings, rewrites, staged readings, rewrites, previews, more rewrites, and, if lucky, a full-staged production. As the process continues the script and score are improved to attempt to ensure that they are well-integrated.
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019
Adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens from the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME delves into the extraordinary brain of maladjusted teenager Christopher Boone. When he finds himself suspected of brutally killing his neighbor's dog he becomes obsessed with ferreting out the mystery himself. Soon his detective work takes him on a thrilling journey that will upend his socially challenged world. Winner of five Tony Awards including Best Play, Ben Brantley of the New York Times said of the show, 'this is one of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway. So be prepared to have all your emotional and sensory buttons pushed, including a few you may have not known existed." 
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2019
Adapted for the stage by Simon Stephens from the acclaimed novel by Mark Haddon, THE CURIOUS INCIDENT OF THE DOG IN THE NIGHT-TIME delves into the extraordinary brain of Christopher Boone. Yes, he is mathematically exceptional, yet he's also unprepared to hazard day-to-day living. When he finds himself under suspicion of brutally killing his neighbor's dog he becomes determined to ferret out the mystery himself. Soon his detective work takes him on a thrilling journey that will upend his world. Winner of seven Olivier Awards in London's West End and five Tony Awards including Best Play, Ben Brantley of the New York Times said, "…this is one of the most fully immersive works ever to wallop Broadway. So be prepared to have all your emotional and sensory buttons pushed, including a few you may have not known existed."
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2019
Inspired by her family becoming involved in hosting asylum seekers in their homes, and Rob Lawrie, the former soldier arrested at the Calais border trying to smuggle a child refugee in his van, writer Grace Chapman started developing Don't Look Away in 2017, the same year it was longlisted for the Papatango playwriting award. Through further development the play now makes its production debut in this small UK tour, culminating in a run as part of the Pleasance Islington's flagship new writing season.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2019
The Doctor. The Baron. The Ballerina. The Bookkeeper. The Mobster. The Mistress. The Concierge, the Bellboys, and even the Lady's room attendant… You'll meet them all and more in the Barn Players upcoming regional and local premiere production of the award winning musical, GRAND HOTEL, running April 25th through May 5th, 2019, at The Arts Asylum: 1000 East 9th Street, (between Troost and Harrison Street), Kansas City, MO 64106.
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2019
Corrib Theatre presents Sonya Kelly's How to Keep an Alien, directed by Gemma Whelan, a comedy-filled play about two women falling in love and battling the international red tape that's working to keep them apart. The production features Sara Hennessy as Sonya Kelly, with Amy Katrina Bryan on stage as herself, the stage manager. How to Keep an Alien runs for four weeks, April 12 through May 5, at New Expressive Works, 810 SE Belmont St., in Portland, Oregon.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2018
Get ready for a rabble rousing, foot stomping, silly, thrilling local community theater premiere, when the monster Broadway hit ROCK OF AGES takes the stage at The Barn Players: November 8th through November 18th at The Arts Asylum: 1000 East 9th Street, (off Harrison Street), Kansas City, MO 64106.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 17, 2018
Firehouse Theatre is pleased to share photos from our production of Douglas Jones' play SONGS FROM BEDLAM. 
by Benjamin Tomchik - Sep 7, 2018
The Folger Macbeth has been adapted and amended by Sir William Davenant and is being done in a Restoration style. So what does that mean?
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2018
Rampant ambition and minds unhinged. Shrieking owls and prophesies foretold. Folger Theatre begins its 2018/19 season with Macbeth, Shakespeare's murderous tragedy seen anew and here, set in London's famous Bedlam asylum for a groundbreaking production integrating period music into a famous variation of the play.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018
Continuing their signature new plays based on pivotal historical moments in our region, Borderlands Theater presents a timely new drama exploring the origins of the sanctuary movement. Written by Milta Ortiz, who penned 2015's award winning Mas, about the banning of ethnic studies classes in T.U.S.D., Sanctuary is based on the people and events leading up to the 1980's Sanctuary movement that ignited in Tucson when concerned citizens took a radical moral stand in support of people fleeing unimaginable violence.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2018
Rampant ambition and minds unhinged. Shrieking owls and prophesies foretold. Folger Theatre begins its 2018/19 season with Macbeth, Shakespeare's murderous tragedy seen anew and here, set in London's famous Bedlam asylum for a groundbreaking production integrating period music into a famous variation of the play.
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