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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/15 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More!
by BWW Special on December 15, 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 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, ANNIE, and More! (more...)
A Shakespeare Gift for the Holidays: SHAKESPEARE HIS WIFE AND THE DOG at The Broad Stage A Shakespeare Gift for the Holidays: SHAKESPEARE HIS WIFE AND THE DOG at The Broad Stage
by Ellen Dostal on December 13, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Here's a holiday gift Shakespeare fans will love Discount Tickets for SHAKESPEARE HIS WIFE AND THE DOG, coming to the Broad Stage January 18 28, 2018. This new comedy by Philip Whitchurch runs an hour and 3 minutes with no intermission and it looks terrific! (more...)
Ruth Stiles Gannett's Book, MY FATHER'S DRAGON, Comes To Life At The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Ruth Stiles Gannett's Book, MY FATHER'S DRAGON, Comes To Life At The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
by BWW News Desk on December 12, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Embark on an adventure with My Father's Dragon at the Bank of America Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Fred Kavli Theatre, Saturday, January 20, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. (more...)
BWW Interview: A KLINGON CHRISTMAS CAROL at Santa Susana High School BWW Interview: A KLINGON CHRISTMAS CAROL at Santa Susana High School
by Cary Ginell on December 12, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

A talk with the actors who portray the Klingon equivalents of Scrooge and the Ghost of Christmas Present in Lit Live's West Coast premiere of 'A Klingon Christmas Carol,' playing at Santa Susana High School in Simi Valley beginning December 14. (more...)
Visionary David Arkenstone Brings Magical Winter Fantasy Concert to Thousand Oaks 12/23 Visionary David Arkenstone Brings Magical Winter Fantasy Concert to Thousand Oaks 12/23
by BWW News Desk on December 11, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Much to the delight of his fans, 3-time Grammy nominee David Arkenstone is once again bringing his musical holiday journey to three California cities this December! Clustered around the winter solstice, David Arkenstone's Winter Fantasy will be in Cambria on the winter solstice Dec. 21, Petaluma on Dec. 22 and Thousand Oaks on Dec 23. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/8 - Les Mis, Newsies, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 08, 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 ... (more...)
Comedienne Rita Rudner to Headline Pepperdine University This December Comedienne Rita Rudner to Headline Pepperdine University This December
by BWW News Desk on December 07, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Consummate comedienne Rita Rudner brings her trademark wit for an evening of laughs to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. today, December 7 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts. (more...)
Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award Submissions Now Being Accepted For Tony Awards 2018 Theatre Education Award
by BWW News Desk on December 06, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

The Tony Awards and Carnegie Mellon University (CMU) will once again recognize an exemplary teacher with the Excellence in Theatre Education Award, to be presented at the 2018 Tony Awards on Sunday, June 10, 2018. CMU alumnus, actor and producer, Zachary Quinto, will serve as the award's official ambassador and will take part in the selection committee. (more...)
Free Screening And Q & A Announced for THE CAT THAT CHANGED AMERICA Free Screening And Q & A Announced for THE CAT THAT CHANGED AMERICA
by BWW News Desk on December 04, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

In a special screening and Q & A presented by the City of Thousand Oaks and the office of Supervisor Linda Parks, The Cat That Changed America will be shown at the Scherr Forum on Monday, December 18, 2017 at 7:00 pm. This event is free and open to the public. (more...)
BWW Interview: Kaelia Winterstein of A KLINGON CHRISTMAS CAROL at Lit Live BWW Interview: Kaelia Winterstein of A KLINGON CHRISTMAS CAROL at Lit Live
by Cary Ginell on December 01, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Producer Kaelia Winterstein talks about Lit Live's West Coast premiere of the new play 'A Klingon Christmas Carol,' which makes its debut December 14 at Santa Susana High School in Simi Valley. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 12/1 - A Christmas Carol, Fiddler, School of Rock, and More!
by BWW Special on December 01, 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 ... (more...)
Violinist Tessa Lark to Play in Recital at Pepperdine University Violinist Tessa Lark to Play in Recital at Pepperdine University
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Violinist Tessa Lark comes to Pepperdine University's Raitt Recital Hall at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 21, 2018 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts as the first artist of the New Year in the 2017-2018 Recital Series. (more...)
A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to Bring Humor and Mayhem to Thousand Oaks A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER to Bring Humor and Mayhem to Thousand Oaks
by BWW News Desk on November 30, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

The Tony Award winner for Best Musical, A Gentleman's Guide to Love & Murder, will play at The Civic Arts Plaza in Thousand Oaks, California November 30-December 3, 2017, in its First National Tour. (more...)
BWW Review: ANIMAL CRACKERS at Ojai Art Center BWW Review: ANIMAL CRACKERS at Ojai Art Center
by Cary Ginell on November 28, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Ojai Art Center's production of 'Animal Crackers' features impeccable performances by Sean Mason (Groucho), Daniel Mitchell (Chico) and Anna Kotula (Harpo) as the Marx Brothers. Directed by John Medeiros. (more...)
Center For The Arts' Announces Holiday Boutique and Luncheon Center For The Arts' Announces Holiday Boutique and Luncheon
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts at Pepperdine University will host the 2017 Guild Holiday Boutique Luncheon in Thousand Oaks at 11 a.m. today, November 28 at Sherwood Country Club. (more...)
BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner! BroadwayWorld Teams with Charity Network to Launch Charity Corner!
by BWW News Desk on November 28, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

BroadwayWorld, the largest and most comprehensive theatre website, has signed on as the 2018 official media partner for Charity Network, including online auction site Charitybuzz and sweepstakes platform Prizeo. This collaboration will bring to the forefront news about doing good and giving back, from Broadway to the broader entertainment industry. (more...)
Review: ROTTERDAM: A Queer Love Story About All of Us, Highlighted by Brilliant Writing, Direction and Character Portrayals Review: ROTTERDAM: A Queer Love Story About All of Us, Highlighted by Brilliant Writing, Direction and Character Portrayals
by Shari Barrett on November 25, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

One of the most current topics in the media now concerns transgender people being able to live the life they envision for themselves without prejudice or scorn aimed at them. After all, no doubt you have seen public restrooms now labeled to allow anyone access to them, be that person either physically or dressed as either gender, or perhaps a mix of both. Amid a breaking wave of transgender stories in popular culture (Transparent, Boy Meets Girl, and Orange is the New Black), Olivier Award winner Jon Brittain has created ROTTERDAM, a groundbreaking play, with deeply relatable characters that are flawed and often hilarious or heartbreaking as they struggle to be truthful about their identities. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/24 - EVITA, ANNIE, AIDA, and More!
by BWW Special on November 24, 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 ... (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Thousand Oaks - Week of 11/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Thousand Oaks - Week of 11/20/2017
by BWW on November 20, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/20/2017 for Thousand Oaks (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/17 - MARGARITAVILLE, LES MIS, WAITRESS and More!
by BWW Special on November 17, 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 BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and more! (more...)
BWW Review: WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN at Musical Theatre Guild BWW Review: WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN at Musical Theatre Guild
by Cary Ginell on November 16, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Frantic, broad comedy and an attractive Spanish-flavored score highlight Musical Theatre Guild's recent staged reading of Jeffrey Lane's 'Women on the Verge of a Nervous Breakdown.' (more...)
Ezralow Dance Company Set for Pepperdine's Smothers Theatre This Winter Ezralow Dance Company Set for Pepperdine's Smothers Theatre This Winter
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Ezralow Dance Company brings its unique mix of contemporary dance and striking visuals to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, January 10, for the first performance of 2018 at the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts. (more...)
Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Rings In 2018 At The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Big Bad Voodoo Daddy Rings In 2018 At The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
by BWW News Desk on November 15, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

Celebrate the New Year with Big Bad Voodoo Daddy at the Bank of America Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, Fred Kavli Theatre, Tuesday, December 31, 2017 at 8:00 p.m. (more...)
Straight No Chaser Returns To The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza Straight No Chaser Returns To The Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

World famous a cappella group Straight No Chaser will play the Fred Kavli Theatre, Saturday, December 30, 2017 at 8:00 pm. (more...)
BWW Review: CYMBELINE at California Lutheran University Department Of Theatre And Dance BWW Review: CYMBELINE at California Lutheran University Department Of Theatre And Dance
by Jeffrey Scott on November 11, 2017 in Thousand Oaks

CYMBELINE proves to be a technical and emotional success- Director Michael J. Arndt consistently produces above-university-level work which constantly challenges his student actors. (more...)