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Civic Theatre Seeks Cast for WHITE CHRISTMAS Civic Theatre Seeks Cast for WHITE CHRISTMAS
by BWW News Desk on August 13, 2017 in South Bend

Based on the beloved, timeless film, this heartwarming musical adaptation features seventeen Irving Berlin songs and a book by David Ives and Paul Blake. Veterans Bob Wallace and Phil Davis have a successful song-and-dance act after World War II. With romance in mind, the two follow a duo of beautiful singing sisters en route to their Christmas show at a Vermont lodge, which just happens to be owned by Bob and Phil's former army commander. The dazzling score features well known standards including Blue Skies, I Love A Piano, How Deep Is the Ocean and the perennial favorite, White Christmas. WHITE CHRISTMAS is an uplifting musical worthy of year-round productions. (more...)
Fort Wayne Civic Theatre to Present JEKYLL & HYDE Fort Wayne Civic Theatre to Present JEKYLL & HYDE
by BWW News Desk on August 11, 2017 in South Bend

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre presents Jekyll & Hyde The Musical, running September 8-17, 2017 at Arts United Center. (more...)
Three Rivers Music Theatre Welcomes New Music Director Three Rivers Music Theatre Welcomes New Music Director
by BWW News Desk on August 10, 2017 in South Bend

Three Rivers Music Theatre has announced that, Fort Wayne native, Brandon Porter has been selected as their new full-time Music Director. In addition to his new title with TRMT, Brandon will also be joining Triple Threat Performing Arts Academy's voice faculty! Brandon's first day will be September 3rd, 2017. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 2017 in South Bend

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
New Musical to Receive Staged Readings at Amish Acres New Musical to Receive Staged Readings at Amish Acres
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in South Bend

The saga continues. The musical “Plain Paper: Amish News That's Print to Fit” will be presented Sundays September 10 & 17 at 6:00 PM, at the Locke Township Meeting House, the second stage adjacent to The Round Barn Theatre at Amish Acres. In lieu of an admission charge donations will be collected for Family Christian Development Center of Nappanee. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 6 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Aug. 6
by Audition Roundup on August 06, 2017 in South Bend

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, August 6, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 8/06/2017 Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW on August 06, 2017 in South Bend

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for South Bend (more...)
The New Harmony Project Now Accepting Submissions for 2018 Conference The New Harmony Project Now Accepting Submissions for 2018 Conference
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2017 in South Bend

The New Harmony Project announced today that it is now accepting submissions for the 32nd annual conference in May of 2018. Since 1986, the secluded town of New Harmony, Indiana has hosted artists from around the world for two-weeks of dedicated script development. Over the course of the conference, The New Harmony Project offers a retreat from the outside world, and space for writers to fully immerse themselves in their work. The peaceful serenity of New Harmony, the site of two former utopian societies, is a world away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. (more...)
Production of DOG SEES GOD to Benefit The LGBTQ Center in South Bend Production of DOG SEES GOD to Benefit The LGBTQ Center in South Bend
by BWW News Desk on August 05, 2017 in South Bend

Don't miss this independently-produced presentation of Bert V. Royal's award-winning play 'Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead,' running TWO NIGHTS ONLY at the Bristol Opera House! A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will go to benefit The LGBTQ Center in South Bend. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 2017 in South Bend

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Production of DOG SEES GOD to Benefit The LGBTQ Center in South Bend Production of DOG SEES GOD to Benefit The LGBTQ Center in South Bend
by BWW News Desk on August 04, 2017 in South Bend

Don't miss this independently-produced presentation of Bert V. Royal's award-winning play 'Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead,' running TWO NIGHTS ONLY at the Bristol Opera House! A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will go to benefit The LGBTQ Center in South Bend. (more...)
55th Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival to Welcome New and Veteran Artists 55th Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival to Welcome New and Veteran Artists
by BWW News Desk on August 03, 2017 in South Bend

Nearly 300 booths from 30 states and 200 cities will be converging for the 55th consecutive Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival. (more...)
Announcing HCL's Fall 2017 Sponsored Artists Announcing HCL's Fall 2017 Sponsored Artists
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2017 in South Bend

High Concept Labs (HCL) today announces the Fall 2017 lineup of its flagship Sponsored Artist Program. Eight artists and collaboratives will develop, rehearse, and present new work for Chicago audiences this season. In conjunction with rehearsal and performance space, HCL provides Sponsored Artists with administrative, marketing, production, documentation, and development assistance. 2017 marks the seventh year of the Sponsored Artist Program. (more...)
Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 8/15-27 Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival presents MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING 8/15-27
by BWW News Desk on August 01, 2017 in South Bend

The 2017 Notre Dame Shakespeare Festival (NDSF) Professional Company will present Much Ado About Nothing from August 15-27 in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center's Patricia George Decio Theatre on campus at the University of Notre Dame. NDSF Ryan Producing Artistic Director has assembled a creative dream team for this year's production, including Director Drew Fracher, returning for a second season since his acclaimed production of The Winter's Tale in 2015. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 30 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 30
by Audition Roundup on July 30, 2017 in South Bend

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 30, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 7/30/2017 Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 7/30/2017
by BWW on July 30, 2017 in South Bend

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/30/2017 for South Bend (more...)
Continuous Entertainment Will Fill the Air At The 55th Annual Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival Continuous Entertainment Will Fill the Air At The 55th Annual Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2017 in South Bend

More than one hundred entertainers and performers have been assembled from near and far to fill four full days of free scheduled music and dance sets during the Amish Acres 55th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival Thursday, August 3 through Sunday, August 6. Barbershop quartets, jugglers, and clowns will be strolling the grounds, along with Liza and Mark Woolever, playing folk songs and bluegrass breakdowns, to delight children and adults alike as they shop nearly 300 unique artists and crafters from every corner of the country. Visitors relax under the shade of tents while musicians, dancers, marionettes, and magicians entertain on three stages and in the Entertainment Tent during the nationally acclaimed event. (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 2017 in South Bend

BroadwayWorld presents a comprehensive weekly roundup of regional stories around our Broadway World, which include videos, editor spotlights, regional reviews and more. This week, we feature West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)
Judges Announced for Amish Acres 55th Anniversary Arts & Crafts Festival Judges Announced for Amish Acres 55th Anniversary Arts & Crafts Festival
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2017 in South Bend

Richard Pletcher, founder of the Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival and Jennifer Pletcher Wysong, Marketplace Coordinator are pleased to announce the judges for the 55th Annual Arts & Crafts Festival. (more...)
Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Casts Its JEKYLL & HYDE Fort Wayne Civic Theatre Casts Its JEKYLL & HYDE
by BWW News Desk on July 25, 2017 in South Bend

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre has announced that Billy Dawson has been cast in the title roles of Jekyll & Hyde The Musical. Mr. Dawson is an accomplished vocalist/actor with numerous local and regional credits, including recent appearances in Chicago. The role of Emma will be played by Lindsay Hoops and Darby LeClear will play the role of Lucy. (more...)
South Bend Civic Theatre to present BLACK EAGLES 8/11-20 South Bend Civic Theatre to present BLACK EAGLES 8/11-20
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in South Bend

America's first black fighter pilots, the Tuskegee Airmen, are the central focus of this historical drama. As they battle opponents in the skies over Europe and among their fellow flyers back at base, we discover the bravery, humor and resilience that helped to change the fate of the world and the face of our nation. This is the story of Black Eagles. (more...)
Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival Adds Dori Crane's Name to Best of Show Prize Amish Acres Arts & Crafts Festival Adds Dori Crane's Name to Best of Show Prize
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in South Bend

Beginning with this year's Arts & Crafts Festival's awards, the two dimensional purchase prize will be known as the Dori Crane Best of Show Prize. The 2017 festival judges Justin Barfield and Lucas Korte, both art professors at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana will have the honor of choosing the first Dori Crane award to its winner. (more...)
Production of DOG SEES GOD to Benefit The LGBTQ Center in South Bend Production of DOG SEES GOD to Benefit The LGBTQ Center in South Bend
by BWW News Desk on July 24, 2017 in South Bend

Don't miss this independently-produced presentation of Bert V. Royal's award-winning play 'Dog Sees God: Confessions of a Teenage Blockhead,' running TWO NIGHTS ONLY at the Bristol Opera House! A portion of the proceeds from ticket sales will go to benefit The LGBTQ Center in South Bend. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23 Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 23
by Audition Roundup on July 23, 2017 in South Bend

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 23, 2017 for productions in your area and around the country. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 7/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in South Bend - Week of 7/23/2017
by BWW on July 23, 2017 in South Bend

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/23/2017 for South Bend (more...)