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Review: JOSEPH Proves to be Musical of Biblical Proportions Performed in Fabulous Broadway Style by 5-STAR THEATRICALS Review: JOSEPH Proves to be Musical of Biblical Proportions Performed in Fabulous Broadway Style by 5-STAR THEATRICALS
by Shari Barrett on October 17, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Thanks to the magnificent performance of handsome and muscular Adam Hollick, there is an overwhelming Spiritual Presence that shines within Joseph, a power that allows him to overcome every obstacle in his way. He rises above being separated from his loved ones, sold to nomads traveling through the harsh desert, being thrown into a pit, sent to prison, and then elevated by a hard-rocking Elvis-impersonator Pharaoh (Patrick Cassidy living it up to the hilt in blue suede shoes and sequins) to a position of respect and authority after one of his visions proves to save the people of Egypt. (more...)
Comedian Chad Prather Comes to Thousand Oaks Comedian Chad Prather Comes to Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Comedian Chad Prather has gone from social media to the main stage and will bring his brand of comedy to the Scherr Forum on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)
Lit Live to Revive DARK HEART OF POE for Halloween Lit Live to Revive DARK HEART OF POE for Halloween
by BWW News Desk on October 16, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Lit Live revives its hit production, 'Dark Heart of Poe,' for special Halloween weekend performances October 26 to 28 at Playhouse 101 in Agoura Hills. (more...)
Photo Flash: Go, Go, Go! Patrick Cassidy Led JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Takes Journey to the Stage Photo Flash: Go, Go, Go! Patrick Cassidy Led JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Takes Journey to the Stage
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

5-STAR THEATRICALS (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) opens its 2017-2018 season with Patrick Cassidy starring as the Pharaoh in a fresh new look at an all-time family favorite, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical direction by Dr. Cassie Nickols, choreography by So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Dave Scott and directed by 5-Star Theatricals Managing Director Will North. (more...)
UCB's Matt Besser & SNL's Sasheer Zamata Set for UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE ALL-STARS at The Soraya UCB's Matt Besser & SNL's Sasheer Zamata Set for UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE ALL-STARS at The Soraya
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Valley Performing Arts Center (The Soraya) brings one of the country's most respected improv troupes, Upright Citizens Brigade, to their stage today, October 14 at 8:00pm. Today Night Live alumnus Sasheer Zamata and UCB Founding Member, Matt Besser will lead the Upright Citizens Brigade All-Stars in a night of unpredictable antics. (more...)
Comedian Heather McDonald Coming to Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Comedian Heather McDonald Coming to Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
by BWW News Desk on October 14, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Heather McDonald, one of the most in-demand and multi-faceted comedians today, comes the Scherr Forum today, October 14, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)
Patrick Cassidy to Star in 5-Star Theatricals' JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Patrick Cassidy to Star in 5-Star Theatricals' JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk on October 13, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

5-Star Theatricals (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) opens its 2017-2018 season with Patrick Cassidy starring as the Pharaoh in a fresh new look at an all-time family favorite, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical direction by Dr. Cassie Nickols, choreography by 'So You Think You Can Dance' choreographer Dave Scott and directed by 5-Star Theatricals Managing Director Will North. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/13 - ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More!
by BWW Special on October 13, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

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 ONCE, FUN HOME, FROM HERE TO ETERNITY and More! (more...)
Dance Illusionist Troupe MOMIX Comes to Thousand Oaks Dance Illusionist Troupe MOMIX Comes to Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk on October 11, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Known worldwide for creating multi-media works of exceptional inventiveness and astounding physical beauty, MOMIX brings its full-length theatrical spectacle Opus Cactus to the Fred Kavli Theatre on Friday, November 17, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)
Exclusive: Get A First Look At THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Musical at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley Exclusive: Get A First Look At THE PRINCE OF EGYPT Musical at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley
by Alan Henry on October 10, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

The first stage production of THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, based on the Dreamworks animated feature, is now on stage at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and BroadwayWorld has an exclusive first look at the production! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Patrick Cassidy Led JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT Photo Flash: First Look at Patrick Cassidy Led JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT
by BWW News Desk on October 07, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

5-STAR THEATRICALS (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) opens its 2017-2018 season with Patrick Cassidy starring as the Pharaoh in a fresh new look at an all-time family favorite, JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT, with music by Andrew Lloyd Webber, lyrics by Tim Rice, musical direction by Dr. Cassie Nickols, choreography by So You Think You Can Dance choreographer Dave Scott and directed by 5-Star Theatricals Managing Director Will North. (more...)
UCB's Matt Besser & SNL's Sasheer Zamata Set for UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE ALL-STARS at The Soraya UCB's Matt Besser & SNL's Sasheer Zamata Set for UPRIGHT CITIZENS BRIGADE ALL-STARS at The Soraya
by BWW News Desk on October 06, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Valley Performing Arts Center (The Soraya) brings one of the country's most respected improv troupes, Upright Citizens Brigade, to their stage on Saturday, October 14 at 8:00pm. Saturday Night Live alumnus Sasheer Zamata and UCB Founding Member, Matt Besser will lead the Upright Citizens Brigade All-Stars in a night of unpredictable antics. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/6 - HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More!
by BWW Special on October 06, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

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 HAIR, BILLY ELLIOT, and More! (more...)
SHOPKINS LIVE! Comes to Thousand Oaks. SHOPKINS LIVE! Comes to Thousand Oaks.
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Shopkins Live! Shop it Up!, the first live theatrical production based on the phenomenally successful Shopkins toy brand will bring the national tour to the Fred Kavli Theatre on Thursday, November 16, 2017 at 7:00 pm. (more...)
La Mirada & McCoy Rigby Entertainment Announce 2017-2018 Season La Mirada & McCoy Rigby Entertainment Announce 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

LA MIRADA THEATRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS & McCOY RIGBY ENTERTAINMENT are thrilled to announce it has added Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC to its 40th Anniversary season of shows 40 YEARS OF PHENOMENAL! Forty never looked so good and our joint is now jumpin' as we kicked off our season with American Idol's Frenchie Davis starring in a brand new look at the Fats Waller musical AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', directed by its original Broadway cast member Ken Page (now through October 8); up next is the acclaimed play with songs about the last year of Judy Garland's life,END OF THE RAINBOW; then leave your troubles outside because in here, life is beautiful as we present our new production of Kander & Ebb's CABARET; then be romanced on some enchanted evening with an all-time classic, Rodgers & Hammerstein's SOUTH PACIFIC; and we will close our 40th in a high-flying way by seizing the day with NEWSIES! (more...)
Jonah Platt Will Star in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A CHRISTMAS ROSE in Pasadena Jonah Platt Will Star in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A CHRISTMAS ROSE in Pasadena
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP), in association with Pasadena Playhouse have announced casting for BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A CHRISTMAS ROSE. Jonah Platt (Broadway's Wicked) will star as The Beast; Gedde Watanabe (Broadway's Pacific Overtures, John Hughes' Sixteen Candles) as Maurice; Jared Gertner (Broadway's The Book Of Mormon) as Pierre; and John Tartaglia (Broadway's Shrek The Musical), and as Bistro. (more...)
Laguna Playhouse Presents THE DRIFTERS & THE COASTERS In Concert Laguna Playhouse Presents THE DRIFTERS & THE COASTERS In Concert
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham and Executive Director Ellen Richard are thrilled to announce THE DRIFTERS & THE COASTERS, live in concert for four performances only! (more...)
Country Star Kellie Pickler to Perform at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre Country Star Kellie Pickler to Perform at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre
by BWW News Desk on October 04, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Critically acclaimed country music artist Kellie Pickler comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Saturday, October 21 at 8 p.m. (more...)
The Kingston Trio Come to Thousand Oaks with Special Guest John Sebastian The Kingston Trio Come to Thousand Oaks with Special Guest John Sebastian
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Music legends The Kingston Trio and John Sebastian come to the Fred Kavli Theatre on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at 2:00 pm. (more...)
HowlRound's Latinx Theatre Commons 'El Fuego' Initiative Fuels Works by Latinx Playwrights HowlRound's Latinx Theatre Commons 'El Fuego' Initiative Fuels Works by Latinx Playwrights
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

The Latinx Theatre Commons (LTC), an active initiative of HowlRound Theatre Commons, based at Emerson College, celebrates the completion of a successful first year of the El Fuego initiative during the 2016-17 season and has announced its continuation for two more seasons through 2018-2019. (more...)
Direct from London's West End, CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC Comes to Thousand Oaks Direct from London's West End, CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC Comes to Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk on September 29, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Champions of Magic comes to the Fred Kavli Theatre on Friday, November 10, 2017 at 7:30 pm. (more...)
BWW Feature: BANGING LANIE's Allison Powell Goes Live Tonight  on Facebook BWW Feature: BANGING LANIE's Allison Powell Goes Live Tonight on Facebook
by Ellen Dostal on September 29, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

BANGING LANIE is a 21st century John Hughes-style comedy starring Allison Powell that explores what happens when a girl takes her virginity into her own hands. The film is currently raising funds on Kickstarter and tonight at 7pm PST/10pm EST, Powell will go LIVE on Facebook in what promises to be a hilarious and eye-opening conversation. (more...)
BWW Interview: Miyuki Miyagi of JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at 5 Star Theatricals BWW Interview: Miyuki Miyagi of JOSEPH & THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR DREAMCOAT at 5 Star Theatricals
by Cary Ginell on September 28, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Newcomer Miyuki Miyagi was stunning in her SoCal debut in 'Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris' and is now making her first appearance with 5 Star Theatricals with 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.' The Brooklyn transplant is an impressive singer and actress and if her past performance was any indication, she will certainly find her place in L.A.'s theater community. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/29 - BRIDGES, A CHORUS LINE, and More!
by BWW Special on September 29, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

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 BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY, A CHORUS LINE, and More! (more...)
Kitaro presents Magnificent Music and Film Production Kojiki and the Universe Tour Comes to California Kitaro presents Magnificent Music and Film Production Kojiki and the Universe Tour Comes to California
by BWW News Desk on September 27, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Kitaro brings a totally unique audio/visual experience to California with his upcoming Kojiki and The Universe tour beginning November 16 and culminating December 1, 2017. Tour stops include San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Healdsburg, Portland and Seattle. (more...)