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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker Comes to the Fox Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker Comes to the Fox
by BWW News Desk on April 23, 2018 in St. Louis

Announcing the one and only Moscow Ballet Great Russian Nutcracker ~ Dove of Peace Tour! The performance will be at the Fox Theatre on Sunday, December 2, 3:00pm matinee and 7:00pm evening. (more...)
8th STL Teen Talent Competition Comes to The Fox 8th STL Teen Talent Competition Comes to The Fox
by BWW News Desk on April 23, 2018 in St. Louis

On Sunday, March 25th, 45 metro area high school acts competed in the Semi-final round of the 8th Annual St. Louis Teen Talent Competition.  St. Louis performing arts professionals judged the performances and narrowed the field to 15 acts (28 individual finalists) who will move on to the finals on Saturday, April 28th at 8pm at The Fabulous Fox Theatre (a list of acts can be found here).  (more...)
HAMILTON To Return In Fabulous Fox 2019-2020 Season HAMILTON To Return In Fabulous Fox 2019-2020 Season
by BWW News Desk on April 22, 2018 in St. Louis

The national tour of HAMILTON will return to St. Louis in the 2019-2020 U.S. Bank Broadway season, it was announced today by producer Jeffrey Seller and the Fabulous Fox Theatre. HAMILTON just completed its three-week debut engagement at the Fabulous Fox. (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 22 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 22
by Audition Roundup on April 22, 2018 in St. Louis

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 22, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
PRIME Creates New Theater With Local Youth PRIME Creates New Theater With Local Youth
by BWW News Desk on April 21, 2018 in St. Louis

Three St. Louis organizations are teaming up to bring the unheard stories of local youth to one of our city's premier stages. Led by Emmy Award-winning filmmaker Daniel Blake Smith, experimental theatre company PRIME and creative writing and tutoring non-profit YourWords STL have united with Marygrove Children's Home, a therapeutic residence for infants to 21-year-olds, to theatrically stage true life stories written by Marygrove residents (more...)
The Muny Finds its JERSEY BOYS: Mark Ballas, Bobby Conte Thornton & More The Muny Finds its JERSEY BOYS: Mark Ballas, Bobby Conte Thornton & More
by BWW News Desk on April 20, 2018 in St. Louis

After its acclaimed Broadway, touring and international productions, The Muny will be the first theatre in the world to create its own production of Jersey Boys. The Muny announced today the iconic leading quartet will star Emmy-nominated Mark Ballas as Frankie Valli, Bobby Conte Thornton as Bob Gaudio, Nicolas Dromard as Tommy DeVito and Keith Hines as Nick Massi. The fourth production in the theatre's centennial season, Jersey Boysruns July 9 - 16. Jersey Boys is directed and choreographed by Josh Rhodes with music direction by Rick Bertone. Jersey Boys is proudly sponsored by BMO Harris Bank. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 4/20/2018 Now Playing Onstage in St. Louis - Week of 4/20/2018
by BWW on April 20, 2018 in St. Louis

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/20/2018 for St. Louis (more...)
Arts And Education Council Welcomes Three New Board Members Arts And Education Council Welcomes Three New Board Members
by BWW News Desk on April 19, 2018 in St. Louis

The Arts and Education Council (A&E) announced today that the nonprofit organization's Board of Directors elected three new members at the April 19 meeting: Kendall Coyne, vice president of tax, Ameren; Brad Liebman, vice president, HOK; and Rodney Sanders, global talent & organizational capability lead, Monsanto. (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 St. Louis

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...)
Photo Flash: First Look at A TREE, FALLING at Kranzberg Arts Center Photo Flash: First Look at A TREE, FALLING at Kranzberg Arts Center
by BWW News Desk on April 18, 2018 in St. Louis

Octogenarian Lenny was once a busy physician at the epicenter of a vibrant family who now has no recollection whatever of his earlier life. These days his chief adventure is the daily tracking down of the remote control-at least until a friendly social worker named Lola shows up. Try as she might to help Lenny recover his memory, though, he continues to live within the moment, and the poignancy of his plight forces Lola to question the meaning of her own past as well as her future. (more...)
Six Entrepreneurs Named Finalists in 2018 stARTup Competition for the Arts Six Entrepreneurs Named Finalists in 2018 stARTup Competition for the Arts
by BWW News Desk on April 17, 2018 in St. Louis

The Arts and Education Council (A&E) announced today the names of six finalists in the 2018 stARTup Competition, a partnership between A&E and the PNC Foundation to foster innovative ideas for changing the fabric of the St. Louis arts community. (more...)
Tesseract Ends Season With Ferguson's SPINNING JENNY Tesseract Ends Season With Ferguson's SPINNING JENNY
by BWW News Desk on April 16, 2018 in St. Louis

The Tesseract Theatre Company will close its fifth season with SPINNING JENNY, a new play written by Kevin D. Ferguson. May 25 - June 3, 2018, Fridays & Saturdays at 8:00p, Sundays at 4:00p (more...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 15 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 15
by Audition Roundup on April 15, 2018 in St. Louis

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 15, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
Edward Coffield Named Artistic Director Of St. Louis' New Jewish Theatre Edward Coffield Named Artistic Director Of St. Louis' New Jewish Theatre
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2018 in St. Louis

???????The J is pleased to announce that Edward Coffield has been named Artistic Director of the New Jewish Theatre. Coffield brings nearly three decades of experience to the J, including 16 years with New Jewish Theatre as Associate Artistic Director. During this time, he has directed more than 15 productions including My Mother's Lesbian Jewish Wiccan Wedding, Yentl, and Driving Miss Daisy (original 2005 NJT production). Many of the productions have been Award-winning - The Immigrant, From Door to Door, Jacob and Jack and many others. (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 St. Louis

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...)
Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces New Executive Producer Shakespeare Festival St. Louis Announces New Executive Producer
by BWW News Desk on April 12, 2018 in St. Louis

After a nine-month national search, Shakespeare Festival St. Louis has appointed Tom Ridgely, a Drama Desk-nominated director, producer and educator, as the Festival's new Executive Producer, a title that encompasses both artistic and executive leadership roles, it was announced today. (more...)
HAMILTON's EduHam Continues In St. Louis HAMILTON's EduHam Continues In St. Louis
by BWW News Desk on April 11, 2018 in St. Louis

The innovative educational program that debuted at HAMILTON on Broadway will continue in St. Louis on Wednesday, April 11 when 3,900 students and teachers from 42 high schools attend the matinee performance of the musical at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. (more...)
The Rep Tops $1 Million In Single Ticket Revenue For The Second Straight Season The Rep Tops $1 Million In Single Ticket Revenue For The Second Straight Season
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2018 in St. Louis

The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis' recently concluded 2017-2018 season generated more than $1 million in single ticket revenue. The nonprofit theatre's six Mainstage and three Studio productions sold a combined $1.14 million in single tickets, which is in addition to revenue from Mainstage and Studio subscribers. Total ticket revenue for The Rep's 2017-2018 season exceeded $4.7 million. (more...)
Christopher Sieber And Jennifer Simard To Lead ANNIE At The Muny Christopher Sieber And Jennifer Simard To Lead ANNIE At The Muny
by BWW News Desk on April 10, 2018 in St. Louis

The Muny announced today that Tony nominees Christopher Sieber and Jennifer Simard will star as the stoically affluent Daddy Warbucks and the deliciously wicked Miss Hannigan, respectively, in the theatre's centennial season production of Annie, July 18 - 25. Annie is directed by John Tartaglia and choreographed by Jessica Hartman with music direction by Colin Welford. Annie is proudly sponsored by Edward Jones. (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 St. Louis

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...)
Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 8 Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Apr. 8
by Audition Roundup on April 08, 2018 in St. Louis

Updated this week! Check out upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, April 8, 2018 for both productions in your area and around the country including what/when/where and how to audition! (more...)
COME FROM AWAY, ANASTASIA, and More Announced for Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2018-2019 U.S. Bank Broadway Series COME FROM AWAY, ANASTASIA, and More Announced for Fabulous Fox Theatre's 2018-2019 U.S. Bank Broadway Series
by BWW News Desk on April 07, 2018 in St. Louis

The Fabulous Fox Theatre announces a magnificent 2018-2019 U.S. Bank Broadway Series that includes five new musicals that will make their Fox debuts. (more...)
Three Area Middle Schools Awarded Fully Funded Three-Year Jumpstart Theatre Program Three Area Middle Schools Awarded Fully Funded Three-Year Jumpstart Theatre Program
by BWW News Desk on April 05, 2018 in St. Louis

After a two-month selection process, STAGES St. Louis and the STAGES Performing Arts Academy have named the three area middle schools they will partner with for the regional launch of the JumpStart Theatre program. JumpStart Theatre is a three-year program that will equip faculty and administrators with the skills and resources to produce their school's first musical theatre production. (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 St. Louis

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...)
Corbin Bleu, Berklea Going and Jeffrey Schecter To Lead The Muny's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN Corbin Bleu, Berklea Going and Jeffrey Schecter To Lead The Muny's SINGIN' IN THE RAIN
by BWW News Desk on April 05, 2018 in St. Louis

The Muny announced today the leading trio that will star in the theatre's centennial season production of Singin' in the Rain, June 27 - July 3. Broadway, film and television stars Corbin Bleu and Jeffrey Schecter will portray Don Lockwood and Cosmo Brown, respectively, and former Muny Kid, Muny Teen and Indiana University student Berklea Going will star as Kathy Selden. Singin' in the Rain is directed by Marc Bruni and choreographed by Rommy Sandhu with music direction by Ben Whiteley. Singin' in the Rain is proudly sponsored by Ameren. (more...)