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Photo Flash: The Stars Step Out For SOUND AND SORCERY Gala Night
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2018

The Vaults' highly anticipated immersive show, Sounds and Sorcery celebrating Disney FANTASIA, held a gala last night. Check out photos below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Meet the Company of Gingold Theatrical Group's HEARTBREAK HOUSE
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 31, 2018

Gingold Theatrical Group will soon present Shaw's timely classic comedy Heartbreak House, which will begin a limited Off-Broadway engagement on Tuesday August 28th at Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street, between 9th and 10th Avenues) and continue through September 29th only. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at The Vaults' Immersive Show SOUNDS AND SORCERY CELEBRATING DISNEY FANTASIA
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2018

Production images are today released for The Vaults' highly anticipated immersive show, Sounds and Sorcery celebrating Disney FANTASIA ahead of its opening night this evening. In their latest production inspired by the ground-breaking 1940 Disney animation, The Vaults presents a reimagining of the many worlds of Fantasia featuring a Grecian Disco Palace, pre-historic volcanic wasteland, mirrored waterfall, human fishtank, and mystical forest among the sights. The production runs at the Vaults beneath Waterloo until 30 September. (more...)

Photo Flash: Cortland Repertory Theatre Presents NEWSIES
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2018

Cortland Repertory Theatre invites audiences to "seize the day" with their next high-energy summer production: the hit stage version of Disney's movie musical "Newsies"! This exciting musical has music written by Alan Menken, lyrics by Jack Feldman and a book by Harvey Fierstein, and is based on the film written by Bob Tzudiker and Noni White.  Performances of CRT's production will be held at the Little York Pavilion in Preble, and run from July 11 - 28 with evening show times at 7:30.  Matinees are available on July 13, 15, 18, 22, and 25 at 2:00 PM.  Tickets may be purchased by calling 800-427-6160 or by visiting the CRT Box Office at 24 Port Watson Street in downtown Cortland. Tickets are also available for sale 24 hours a day through the CRT website at, using the online service ETix. CRT cautions that this is the only approved online ticket service; other online sites charge significantly higher rates for tickets and are NOT approved by CRT. (more...)

BWW Interview: LEGALLY BLONDE at The Pinewood Bowl In Lincoln
by Christine Swerczek - Jul 10, 2018

I have never been to the Pinewood Bowl in Lincoln, Nebraska. Lincoln, our neighbor to the west, is a short 40 minute drive from Omaha on a good day. When the Huskers are playing, that is another story. (more...)

Photo Flash: Get a First Look at Flat Rock Playhouse's BROADWAY ON THE ROCK
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2018

The Flat Rock Playhouse 2018 season continues by bringing audiences another hit musical theater experience, Broadway on the Rock, running July 6th - July 21st on the Flat Rock Playhouse Mainstage. In response to the 2017 hit production of Music of the Night: The Music of Andrew Lloyd Webber, Flat Rock Playhouse's brand new production of Broadway on the Rock, will feature music from Oklahoma, The Sound of Music, West Side Story, Hair, Oliver, Brigadoon, Cats, Phantom of the Opera, Les Miserables, The Lion King, Wicked and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsal For ASPECTS OF LOVE at Hope Mill Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2018

First look images from the rehearsal rooms of Hope Mill Theatre's forthcoming production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Aspects of Love have been released. (more...)

BWW Review: THE WAILERS at Sony Hall
by Cindy Sibilsky - Jun 22, 2018


Photo Flash: All New Images for Interactive Show FOR KING AND COUNTRY
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2018

Due to popular demand For King and Country has been extended until Sunday 29th July 2018. The show offers audiences a chance to immerse themselves in a gaming style experience. (more...)

Photo Flash: Flat Rock Playhouse Presents CLUE THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2018

Tacoma Little Theatre closes its 99th Season with William Shakespeare's classic, Macbeth, adapted and directed by pug Bujeaud. (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Patricia Morrison
by Walter McBride - May 21, 2018

As BroadwayWorld reported yesterday, stage and screen star, Patricia Morison died at the age of 103 at home in Los Angeles of natural causes. A stage icon and legend best known for her starring roles in Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate and The King & I opposite Yul Brynner, she established an indelible mark in films with a reputation as a the villainous femme fatale with large blue eyes and extremely long, dark hair that made her a favorite of studios and fans alike.  (more...)

Photo Flash: IT CAME FROM BEYOND Celebrates Opening Night
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2018

Producers John Lant and Cornell Christianson with ICFB Productions are pleased to announce the Off-Broadway premiere of IT CAME FROM BEYOND, a 1950's sci-fi, musical comedy with book by writer / producer Cornell Christianson, music and lyrics by Stephen M. Schwartz and Norman E. Thalheimer, and directed by Jim Blanchette.  (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at the Off-Broadway Premiere of IT CAME FROM BEYOND
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2018

Producers John Lant and Cornell Christianson with ICFB Productions are pleased to announce the Off-Broadway premiere of IT CAME FROM BEYOND, a 1950's sci-fi, musical comedy with book by writer / producer Cornell Christianson, music and lyrics by Stephen M. Schwartz and Norman E. Thalheimer, and directed by Jim Blanchette.  (more...)

Photo Flash: NATIVE SON Adaptation Gets Southern California Premiere at Antaeus
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2018

Andi Chapman directs the Southern California premiere of Nambi E. Kelley's visceral, groundbreaking stage adaption of Richard Wright's racially charged novel, Native Son, for Antaeus Theatre Company. Wright's iconic novel about oppression, freedom and justice comes to life on stage at the Kiki & David Gindler Performing Arts Center in Glendale beginning April 19, with performances continuing through June 3. Low-priced previews take place April 12-18. (more...)

BWW Interview: HOLD THESE TRUTHS at Arena Stage
by Hope Villanueva - Mar 16, 2018

Prejudice and Immigration are teachable moments in Arena Stage's HOLD THESE TRUTHS, a one-man play about a young man who stood alone against the injustice of WWII Japanese American internment camps. This interview features director, Jessica Kubzansky, and actor, Ryun Yu, discussing the parallels between 1940's racial issues and policies and today. (more...)

BWW Review: FOREVER YOURS, JULITA at Tallahassee Hispanic Theater
by Paula Kiger - Jan 29, 2018

With curtains billowing so gently our eyes almost felt tricked, Forever Yours, Julita lured a small but enthusiastic audience into the story of Puerto Rican poets Luis Llor?ns Torres and Julia de Burgos at the play's Tallahassee premiere on January 25. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside Rehearsals for ROSEMARY AND TIME at the Paradise Factory Theatre Main Stage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2018

Rosemary and Time, the mesmerizing new play written by award-winning playwright Jennifer Fell Hayes, opens next week at the Paradise Factory Main Stage in the East Village. The World Premiere is directed by Jennifer's long time collaborator, Kathy Gail MacGowan. Get a first look inside the rehearsal room with the photos below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Corrib Theatre presents the Northwest Premiere of LIFEBOAT
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

With a bracing true story of determination and hope, Corrib Theatre and Northwest Children's Theater present Nicola McCartney's Lifeboat. Directed by Avital Shira and starring Kayla Lian and Britt Harris, this riveting play by an award-winning Irish playwright runs for four weeks, January 12 through February 4, at Northwest Children's Theater. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Nov 29, 2017

Returning for the second year in a row, this heartwarming holiday classic is retold in the tradition of a live 1940's era radio broadcast. When a department store Santa claims he's the real Kris Kringle, his case gets taken all the way to the Supreme Court. Watch the miracle unfold when the belief of a little girl makes all the difference in this iconic story. Staged with live Foley effects and a score of favorite holiday tunes, Miracle on 34th Street is sure to melt even the most cynical of hearts. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action at San Diego Musical Theatre below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Arctic Playhouse Presents CHRISTMAS CAROL: A RADIO PLAY
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2017

JMG Theater and The Arctic Playhouse are teaming up again to bring you a fun-loving twist on a classic story: A Christmas Carol told as a 1940's Radio Play. Complete with commercial break jingles, live piano score and LIVE STAGE SOUND EFFECTS set in a 1940's Radio Station, this fun tale is FAMILY FRIENDLY and will please young and old alike in this holiday season and bring us back in time for a classic holiday evening! (more...)