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BWW BLOG: 2018 Mantra - New Year / New Musicals BWW BLOG: 2018 Mantra - New Year / New Musicals
by Jessica Vanek - January 18, 2018

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STUDENT CALENDAR
DIE BLUME VON HAWAIIAmerican Conservatory Theater, The9/28-1/19/18
DISNEY'S THE LION KING JRManhattan School of Music1/19-1/19/18
SCHOOLHOUSE ROCK LIVE! JRAcademy of Art University5/26-1/19/18
SEUSSICAL JRArmstrong Atlantic State University1/18-1/19/18
DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JROld Dominion University1/19-1/19/18
DISNEY'S THE LION KING JRAcademy of Art University1/19-1/19/18
SEUSSICAL JRMiddle Tennessee State University1/19-1/19/18
HAIRSPRAY JRMiddle Tennessee State University1/19-1/19/18
ANNIE KIDSAcademy of Art University1/19-1/19/18
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Celebrate Unique and Poingant Stories This February with Theatre and Dance at Wayne Celebrate Unique and Poingant Stories This February with Theatre and Dance at Wayne
by BWW News Desk - January 17, 2018

The Maggie Allesee Department of Theatre and Dance is excited to present two unique and exciting productions this February: The Heck Rabi Playwriting Festival, and George C. Wolfe's The Colored Museum . Enjoy three brand new works, showcasing the talent of young up and coming play writes for one weekend only at the Heck Rabi Playwriting Festival. Then, commemorate Black History Month with The Colored Museum , which takes audiences through 11 exhibits chronicling and satirizing African Amer... (more...)
UMS Announces Three Week Festival 'No Safety Net' UMS Announces Three Week Festival 'No Safety Net'
by BWW News Desk - January 16, 2018

From January 17 to February 3, 2018, the University Musical Society of the University of Michigan (UMS) presents No Safety Net, a three-week theater festival of four productions that foster timely conversations around slavery, terrorism, transgender identity, and radical wellness and healing. Two of the titles are U.S. premieres and will receive their only U.S. performances as part of No Safety Net. Performances will be held in Arthur Miller Theatre (1226 Murfin Ave, Ann Arbor) and the Stamps Ga... (more...)
Rice Theatre and Rice Players Present DOGFIGHT Rice Theatre and Rice Players Present DOGFIGHT
by BWW News Desk - January 15, 2018

The Rice University Theatre Program and the Rice Players proudly present Dogfight, a musical with music by Benj Pasek and Justin Paul and story by Peter Duchan. This tale of the meanings of love, war, and life is sure to captivate audiences across generations, and the music will take you on an emotional trip that you're sure to remember. Reserve your tickets now!... (more...)
Former West Windsor-Plainsboro Orchestra Director Launches New Performing Ensemble at MCCC Former West Windsor-Plainsboro Orchestra Director Launches New Performing Ensemble at MCCC
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2018

Mercer County Community College (MCCC) has added yet another option for students interested in music performance, with the addition of the MCCC Orchestra during the 2017-18 academic year, led by a veteran Mercer County music educator.... (more...)
Penn State Musical Theatre Performs at Feinstein's/54 Below Penn State Musical Theatre Performs at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - January 10, 2018

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents the new musical The Last Day Music by Mike Reid, lyrics by Sarah Schlesinger, book by Reid and Schlesinger. JohnSimpkins directs, with musical direction by Dan Riddle.... (more...)
Columbia University School of the Arts Presents BROKEN APRIL Columbia University School of the Arts Presents BROKEN APRIL
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2018

Columbia University School of the Arts is proud to present Arthur Makaryan's (Columbia MFA Directing Candidate 2018) production of BROKEN APRIL adapted by Ned Moore (Columbia MFA Dramaturgy Candidate 2018).... (more...)
Nazareth College Department of Theatre and Dance Presents 2018 Senior Showcase at The Jerry Orbach Nazareth College Department of Theatre and Dance Presents 2018 Senior Showcase at The Jerry Orbach
by BWW News Desk - January 08, 2018

The Nazareth College Department of Theatre and Dance will present their 2018 Acting and Musical Theatre Senior Showcase performance March 15 at the Jerry Orbach Theater.... (more...)
Theatre School at DePaul to Stage MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY Theatre School at DePaul to Stage MR. BURNS, A POST-ELECTRIC PLAY
by BWW News Desk - January 04, 2018

The Theatre School at DePaul University is pleased to present Mr. Burns, a Post-Electric Play, written by Anne Washburn and directed by Jeremy Aluma (MFA Directing candidate, Class of 2019), with music by Michael Friedman, in the Sondra & Denis Healy Theatre. The production premieres on Friday, January 26, and runs through Sunday, February 4, 2018. Performances are Wednesdays through Saturdays at 7:30 PM and Sundays at 2 PM. Previews are on January 24 and 25 at 7:30 PM. Post-show discussions wil... (more...)
BroadwayWorld Seeks College Student Bloggers BroadwayWorld Seeks College Student Bloggers
by BWW News Desk - December 08, 2017

As a Student Blogger, you will have the chance to share your experience and personal perspective as a student of the theatrical arts. You must be studying the theatrical arts, but you do NOT need to be a performer. All applicants should have excellent writing skills and an enthusiasm for sharing their educational experience with BroadwayWorld.com - the largest theater site on the net!... (more...)
BWW Review: Theatre TCU's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Showcases Wealth of Student Talent BWW Review: Theatre TCU's FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Showcases Wealth of Student Talent
by Audrey Morabito - November 30, 2017

For the Fall 2017 semester, Theatre TCU produced a studio season made up of three successful productions. These included Tom Kellogg in B Flat, an original play written by Theatre TCU faculty Member T.J. Walsh, Sylvia by A.R. Gurney, and finally, the renowned classic Fiddler On the Roof (Book by Joseph Stein, Music by Jerry Bock, Lyrics by Sheldon Harnick) as the closing show of the semester. It is worth noting that Theatre TCU completely sold out all seven performances for Fiddler On the Roof w... (more...)
Collegiate Theatrics: Belmont University's ASTRID ROTENBERRY Collegiate Theatrics: Belmont University's ASTRID ROTENBERRY
by Jeffrey Ellis - November 28, 2017

Though definitely hard to believe, fall semester 2017 is quickly drawing to a close even if it seems it just got under way moments ago and college students like Belmont University's talented theater major Astrid Rotenberry, it's time to remain focused and to keep their eyes on the proverbial prize.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Chair of Connecticut College Theater Department David Jaffe BWW Interview: Chair of Connecticut College Theater Department David Jaffe
by Julie Musbach - November 20, 2017

A highly adept theater professional and arts educator, David Jaffe leads Connecticut College's Department of Theater as its chair. Jaffe spoke with BroadwayWorld about his work at the college and how he thinks education informs theatrical work.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Chair of Ithaca College's Department of Theatre Arts Catherine Weidner BWW Interview: Chair of Ithaca College's Department of Theatre Arts Catherine Weidner
by Julie Musbach - November 13, 2017

Ithaca College is home to one of the country's top ranked theatre BFA programs boasting some of Broadway's favorites as alums including Jeremy Jordan, Kerry Butler, and Aaron Tveit. Teacher, director, and actor Catherine Weidner leads the program as its chair. Weidner's impressive career has taken her from her own student years at Ithaca to venues such as The Kennedy Center, La Jolla Playhouse, and The Guthrie. She took a moment to share her perspective on theatre education and being a mentor to... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: Side by Side by Side: Oklahoma City University presents Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY BWW REVIEW: Side by Side by Side: Oklahoma City University presents Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY
by Jessica Vanek - November 07, 2017

BWW REVIEW: Side by Side by Side: Oklahoma City University presents Stephen Sondheim's COMPANY... (more...)
BWW Review: LORD OF THE FLIES at Oklahoma City University's Burg Theatre Features an Entirely Female Cast BWW Review: LORD OF THE FLIES at Oklahoma City University's Burg Theatre Features an Entirely Female Cast
by Jessica Vanek - October 31, 2017

BWW REVIEW: LORD OF THE FLIES at Oklahoma City University's Burg Theatre Features an Entirely Female Cast... (more...)
Collegiate Theatrics: Belmont University's ALEX DRINNEN Collegiate Theatrics: Belmont University's ALEX DRINNEN
by Jeffrey Ellis - October 30, 2017

And if there's any justice in the world of the performing arts, you can rest assured that Belmont University's Alex Drinnen one of the most accomplished and most often-cast young actors in Tennessee theater will be among the names of particular note. Today, he is in the spotlight as our latest scholar/actor to be profiled in our recurring features series Collegiate Theatrics.... (more...)
Collegiate Theatrics: Lipscomb University's ANNA ELIZABETH MICKSCH Collegiate Theatrics: Lipscomb University's ANNA ELIZABETH MICKSCH
by Jeffrey Ellis - October 17, 2017

Among cast members of The Miracle Worker was Anna Elizabeth Micksch, who today is featured in our Collegiate Theatrics column. Born and raised in the greater Nashville/Franklin area, Anna became interested in theater at a very young age a love of art she credits to her father, who was designing a set for a play at St. Cecilia Academy.... (more...)
BWW REVIEW: SISTER ACT  Takes the Audience to Heaven at Oklahoma City University BWW REVIEW: SISTER ACT Takes the Audience to Heaven at Oklahoma City University
by Jessica Vanek - October 10, 2017

BWW REVIEW: SISTER ACT Takes the Audience to Heaven at Oklahoma City University... (more...)
Collegiate Theatrics: Lipscomb University's SARAH JOHNSON Collegiate Theatrics: Lipscomb University's SARAH JOHNSON
by Jeffrey Ellis - September 29, 2017

Lipscomb University Theatre opens its 2017-18 season with the Kari Smith-directed version of William Gibson's The Miracle Worker, the timeless and dramatically driven stage rendition of the life of Helen Keller and her relationship with her devoted teacher, Annie Sullivan. Sarah Johnson, a musical theatre major from Fort Wayne, Indiana, is cast as Helen and this week she sat down to consider our queries, provide us with some insight and to become the latest student featured in Collegiate Theatri... (more...)
Collegiate Theatrics: Middle Tennessee State University's CONNER McCABE Collegiate Theatrics: Middle Tennessee State University's CONNER McCABE
by Jeffrey Ellis - September 18, 2017

Take, for example, Conner McCabe, a 20-year-old junior at Middle Tennessee State University in Murfreesboro: the new academic year has barely been in session for a month and he's already preparing for his role as Demetrius in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Yet somehow, even with the typical schedule of a harried college student, he managed to find time to answer our queries as the latest actor in the spotlight for this edition of Collegiate Theatrics... (more...)
Collegiate Theatrics: Vanderbilt University's MICHAEL MAERLENDER Collegiate Theatrics: Vanderbilt University's MICHAEL MAERLENDER
by Jeffrey Ellis - September 12, 2017

Today, we shine our spotlight on Vanderbilt University junior Michael Maerlender, a native of New London, New Hampshire, who is back in Nashville to pursue his dreams of a life in the theater while working as a production/writing intern with K-Squared Productions and Tennessee Performing Arts Center's world premiere run of Part of the Plan, a new musical that features a score from the catalogue of American singer/songwriter Dan Fogelberg, which opened at TPAC's Andrew Johnson Theatre on Sunday n... (more...)
BWW Review: WILD PARTY Captivates the Crowd at CSUF BWW Review: WILD PARTY Captivates the Crowd at CSUF
by Erica Garcia - May 08, 2017

California State University, Fullerton closes off their Spring 2017 Season with a dark yet thrilling production of Andrew Lippa's WILD PARTY.... (more...)
BWW Review: Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Present a Supersized Production of THE WIZ BWW Review: Virginia Stage Company and Norfolk State University Present a Supersized Production of THE WIZ
by Jeremy Bustin - April 27, 2017

VSC's and NSU's Co-production of THE WIZ runs through April 30 at the Wells Theatre in Norfolk.... (more...)
BWW Review: FACULTY RECITAL at FSW BlackBox Theater BWW Review: FACULTY RECITAL at FSW BlackBox Theater
by Fran Thomas - April 26, 2017

Music faculty at Florida SouthWestern State College presented an eclectic concert to an audience of students, faculty, friends, and community members.... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department's 9 TO 5 VIDEO: Watch Highlights of Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department's 9 TO 5
by Stage Tube - April 21, 2017

Nothing screams comedy like a workplace fantasy sequence. The Nazareth College Theatre and Dance Department will take on the stage version of 9 to 5: the Musical, based on the 1980 hit film of the same name, April 21-22 at 7:30pm and April 23 at 2 pm in the Callahan Theatre at the Nazareth College Arts Center.... (more...)
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