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HAIRSPRAY Comes to Town Theatre HAIRSPRAY Comes to Town Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 23, 2018 in South Carolina

The 1950s are out, and change is in the air! Hairspray, winner of eight Tony Awards, including Best Musical, is a family-friendly musical, piled bouffant-high with laughter, romance and deliriously tuneful songs. It's 1962 in Baltimore, and the lovable plus-size teen, Tracy Turnblad, has only one desire - to dance on the popular 'Corny Collins Show.' (more...)
BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING shines a spotlight on love and laughter at Warehouse Theatre BWW Review: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING shines a spotlight on love and laughter at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley on April 23, 2018 in South Carolina

What do you get when you mix Singin' in the Rain and The Philadelphia Story with one of Shakespeare's most pleasant comedies? Director Anne Kelly Tromsness explores that question in her production of Much Ado About Nothing, now playing at the Warehouse Theatre in Greenville, SC. (more...)
Harry Connick, Jr. To Play Peace Center Harry Connick, Jr. To Play Peace Center
by BWW News Desk on April 23, 2018 in South Carolina

Harry Connick, Jr. will bring his A New Orleans Tricentennial Celebration tour to the Peace Center on Sunday, June 10, at 7 p.m. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 4/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in South Carolina - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW on April 20, 2018 in South Carolina

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for South Carolina (more...)
BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST at Columbia, SC BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST at Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly on April 19, 2018 in South Carolina

The theatre gods giveth and they taketh away, as a slough of Midlands plays close but a couple more open! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/20 - BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More!
by BWW Special on April 20, 2018 in South Carolina

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 BRIGHT STAR, ALADDIN, THE MUSIC MAN and More! (more...)
Peace Center announces 2018-19 Peace Passport Field Trip Series Peace Center announces 2018-19 Peace Passport Field Trip Series
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in South Carolina

The Peace Center announces its 2018-2019 Peace Passport Field Trip Series, which invites young learners to become global citizens in an active exploration of world music, dance, theater and science. (more...)
An Original Musical THE RESTORATION'S CONSTANCE Comes To Trustus This May! An Original Musical THE RESTORATION'S CONSTANCE Comes To Trustus This May!
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in South Carolina

A musical a decade in the making, The Restoration's Constance is coming to Trustus Theatre's Main Stage this May. It will make its full debut right here in Columbia and will feature a strong cast of 25 actors and a creative team of designers that will work together to create a visually exciting show that rises to the level of The Restoration's memorable and stirring music. This musical will open on Friday, May 4, and will run through Saturday, May 19, 2018. Tickets may be purchased at www.trustus.org, or by calling the Trustus Box Office at 803-254-9732. (more...)
CHOREOGRAPHY SHOWCAST to Spotlight Original Dance Works by UofSC Students CHOREOGRAPHY SHOWCAST to Spotlight Original Dance Works by UofSC Students
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in South Carolina

???????Original works by University of SC dance students will be in the spotlight as the UofSC Dance Program presents the Student Choreography Showcase April 27-28 at Drayton Hall Theatre.  (more...)
Comedian Jim Gaffigan To Bring His 'The Fixer Upper Tour' To North Charleston Coliseum Comedian Jim Gaffigan To Bring His 'The Fixer Upper Tour' To North Charleston Coliseum
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2018 in South Carolina

Jim Gaffigan announced additional dates to his, "The Fixer Upper Tour" including a stop at the North Charleston Coliseum on Friday, August 17, 2018 at 8:00 PM. Jim Gaffigan's stand-up comedy tour largely revolves around fatherhood and Jim's observations on life. Don't miss a night full of laughter with Jim Gaffigan on Friday, August 17 at the North Charleston Coliseum. (more...)
BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST in Columbia, SC BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly on April 12, 2018 in South Carolina

It's a PACKED weekend on Midlands stages, as Trustus closes up the FUN HOME, but CCT, Theatre Blythewood, Theatre South Carolina, Town, and Workshop Theatre all have big openings! (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/12 - LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on April 13, 2018 in South Carolina

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 LOVE NEVER DIES, FINDING NEVERLAND, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
Peace Center Announces Two Local Girls Cast As Lulu In WAITRESS Peace Center Announces Two Local Girls Cast As Lulu In WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk on April 11, 2018 in South Carolina

???????The Tony nominated musical Waitress, which plays the Peace Center May 8-13, has cast two young Upstate actresses to take on the role of Lulu during the Greenville engagement. (more...)
MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Opens At The Warehouse Theatre MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING Opens At The Warehouse Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2018 in South Carolina

The Warehouse Theatre continues its 44th Main Stage Season with the William Shakespeare comedy, Much Ado About Nothing. The play will run April 20th through May 5th. (more...)
Duke Energy Awards $30,000 To Peace Center's Field Trip Performance Series Duke Energy Awards $30,000 To Peace Center's Field Trip Performance Series
by BWW News Desk on April 09, 2018 in South Carolina

???????The Peace Center has received a $30,000 grant from the Duke Energy Foundation supporting the 2017-2018 Field Trip Performance Series, one of the Peace Center's Community Impact initiatives. (more...)
Breaking: COME FROM AWAY Tour Will Launch from Seattle in October; Full Schedule Announced! Breaking: COME FROM AWAY Tour Will Launch from Seattle in October; Full Schedule Announced!
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2018 in South Carolina

Junkyard Dog Productions announces today that the North American Tour of the Tony Award-winning smash hit Broadway musical COME FROM AWAY will launch at Seattle's 5th Avenue Theatre on Tuesday, October 9, 2018. The tour will go on to play more than 60 cities including Los Angeles, CA (The Ahmanson); Denver, CO (Buell Theatre); San Francisco, CA (Golden Gate Theatre); Vancouver, BC (Queen Elizabeth); Calgary, AB (Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium); Orlando, FL (Dr. Phillips Center); Cleveland, OH (Connor Palace); Ottawa, ON (National Art Centre) and many more across the United States and Canada. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 4/6 - THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and More!
by BWW Special on April 06, 2018 in South Carolina

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 THE COLOR PURPLE, WAITRESS, WICKED and more! (more...)
BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST in Columbia, SC BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly on April 05, 2018 in South Carolina

MOTOWN comes to town and Trustus continues its run of FUN HOME! (more...)
THE ILLUSTIONISTS Return To The North Charleston PAC THE ILLUSTIONISTS Return To The North Charleston PAC
by BWW News Desk on April 02, 2018 in South Carolina

???????On the heels of a highly successful multi-city tour and run on Broadway, the world's best-selling touring magic show, THE ILLUSIONISTS - LIVE FROM BROADWAY (www.theillusionistslive.com), will play the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on June 13 as part of its North American tour in 2018. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 1 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 1
by Audition Roundup on April 01, 2018 in South Carolina

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 1, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST in Columbia, SC BWW Previews: MIDLANDS THEATRE DIGEST in Columbia, SC
by Patrick Michael Kelly on March 30, 2018 in South Carolina

Sumter and WOW close their spring shows while Trustus' FUN HOME continues its run. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 3/30 - PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More!
by BWW Special on March 30, 2018 in South Carolina

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 PRETTY WOMAN, LES MIS, BOOK OF MORMON, and More! (more...)
UofSC Theatre to Celebrate Aviation's Female Pioneers in FLIGHT UofSC Theatre to Celebrate Aviation's Female Pioneers in FLIGHT
by BWW News Desk on March 29, 2018 in South Carolina

The University of SC Department of Theatre and Dance will present Flight, an original drama based on the real histories of women who pioneered the field of aviation, April 22-29 at the Center for Performance Experiment. (more...)
Spoleto Festival USA Named The South's Best Festival By Southern Living Spoleto Festival USA Named The South's Best Festival By Southern Living
by BWW News Desk on March 29, 2018 in South Carolina

Southern Living announced today the winners of its 2018 South's Best Awards, including Spoleto Festival USA. The 17-day performing arts celebration, held each year in Charleston, SC, was voted by Southern Living readers as the "South's Best Festival," a new category for 2018. The feature-found in Southern Living's April issue, on newsstands and online at southernliving.com-was compiled after editors "pored through more than 32,000 responses" to a digitally crowd-sourced survey surrounding favorite towns, beaches, barbecues, festivals, restaurants, breweries, and accommodations. (more...)
Peace Center Adds An Evening of Original Music with Edwin McCain, Maia Sharp and Kim Richey Peace Center Adds An Evening of Original Music with Edwin McCain, Maia Sharp and Kim Richey
by BWW News Desk on March 28, 2018 in South Carolina

???????Songwriters Edwin McCain and Maia Sharp return to the Peace Center for An Evening of Original Music, and they'll be joined by Kim Richey. The intimate, listening-room style concert will be held in Genevieve's theater lounge, located adjacent to the Peace Concert Hall, on Friday, May 4, at 7:30 p.m. (more...)