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BWW Reviews: Movie Fans, Rejoice and Broadway Fans, Recover- DIRTY DANCING Brings the Screen to the StageBWW Reviews: Movie Fans, Rejoice and Broadway Fans, Recover- DIRTY DANCING Brings the Screen to the Stage
by Wendi Reichstein - November 12, 2014

If you follow the theatre scene of Austin, Texas at all, then you've most likely seen or heard something related to Dirty Dancing the Musical at Bass Concert Hall. The signage, the posters, the advertisements, even the ticket listings bill the production as a musical. As a part of Lexus' Broadway in Austin, it isn't far-fetched to assume the production, much like Legally Blonde the Musical or Once, is a musical version of the popular film. Which is why, after seeing the production's Austin opening, I took myself back to the internet to scour the details of the show. (more...)
Marcia Milgrom Dodge to Helm Fall 2015 RAGTIME TourMarcia Milgrom Dodge to Helm Fall 2015 RAGTIME Tour
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2014

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Phoenix Entertainment has on its agenda a touring revival of RAGTIME to commence in the Fall of 2015. It will be helmed by Marcia Milgrom Dodge, who received a Tony Nomination as Best Director for the 2009 Broadway revival. This new tour will be much in the spirit of that production which was nominated for 7 Tony Awards in 2010. (more...)
Town Hall's BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Series Continues Tonight with Songs from NEWSIES, FALSETTOS, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, RAGTIME and MoreTown Hall's BROADWAY BY THE YEAR Series Continues Tonight with Songs from NEWSIES, FALSETTOS, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN, RAGTIME and More
by BWW News Desk - June 23, 2014

Town Hall's Broadway by the Year Series tonight, June 23 at 8pm, THE BROADWAY MUSICALS OF 1990-2014 has added to its cast Aladdin star Adam Jacobs, Tony Award-nominee Chad Kimball (Memphis), Jenn Gambatese (Tarzan, All Shook Up), Cheryl Freeman (Tommy, The Civil War), NaTasha Yvette Williams (A Night with Janis Joplin), Patti Murin (Lysistrata Jones), Oliver Award-nominee Kyle Scatliffe (The Scottsboro Boys, currently in LES MISERABLES), Morgan James (Motown The Musical), Lucas Steele (Natasha, Pierre, and the Great Comet of 1812), Jeannette I. Bayardelle (Hair), Mindy Wallace (Radio City Christmas Spectacular), Mark Stuart (Mark Stuart Dance Theatre), Drama Desk-nominee Jeremy Morse, Christine Aranda, and Nightlife Award-winner William Blake. (more...)
Lea Michele Shares RAGTIME Memories & Photos In New BRUNETTE AMBITION AutobiographyLea Michele Shares RAGTIME Memories & Photos In New BRUNETTE AMBITION Autobiography
by Pat Cerasaro - June 21, 2014

Glee headliner and Broadway superstar Lea Michele's autobiography BRUNETTE AMBITION has been released and is now available to order, packed with theatre tales. (more...)
Arts Camps, Exhibitions, RAGTIME, Auditions and More Set for COCA, Now thru Aug 2014Arts Camps, Exhibitions, RAGTIME, Auditions and More Set for COCA, Now thru Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - June 20, 2014

COCA has announced its events, performances and exhibitions, now through August 2014. Details below! (more...)
RAGTIME, REEFER MADNESS & More Set for Warner Stage Company's 2014-15 SeasonRAGTIME, REEFER MADNESS & More Set for Warner Stage Company's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - June 6, 2014

The Warner Theatre has announced the Warner Stage Company's 2014-15 Season. Season Subscriptions are now available. Other ticket purchases are available in July. Call the Warner Theatre Box Office at 860-489-7180 for more information. (more...)
Daniela Pobega será Sarah en 'Ragtime' en BolognaDaniela Pobega será Sarah en 'Ragtime' en Bologna
by Juan-Jose Gonzalez - June 5, 2014

La actriz, que actualmente protagoniza 'El Rey Leon' en Madrid en el papel de Nala, sera Sarah en la produccion de 'Ragtime' del Teatro Comunale di Bologna del 14 al 18 de julio. (more...)
30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #9 - THE LION KING Vs. RAGTIME30 Days Of The 2014 Tony Awards: Day #9 - THE LION KING Vs. RAGTIME
by Pat Cerasaro - May 31, 2014

Today we continue the 2014 edition of our annual BroadwayWorld feature series spotlighting the very best Tony Awards-related moments of all time with a special focus on another major battle for Best Musical in 1998 with THE LION KING versus RAGTIME. (more...)
Cedar Ridge's RAGTIME Tops 2014 Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards; Winners Announced!Cedar Ridge's RAGTIME Tops 2014 Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards; Winners Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2014

Months of anticipation. Thousands of rehearsal hours. 13 musical numbers featuring hundreds of students from 19 Austin area high schools. It all came to a spectacular conclusion last night at the Long Center in front of a sold out crowd for the First Annual Greater Austin High School Musical Theatre Awards (GAHSMTA). (more...)
RAGTIME, SEUSSICAL and More Set for COCA, Now thru Summer 2014RAGTIME, SEUSSICAL and More Set for COCA, Now thru Summer 2014
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2014

COCA St. Louis has announced its upcoming events, programs and performances. Details below! (more...)
Big Noise Theatre to Present RAGTIME, 4/25-5/11Big Noise Theatre to Present RAGTIME, 4/25-5/11
by BWW News Desk - March 12, 2014

Big Noise Theatre Company will present the Tony Award-winning epic musical RAGTIME, opening April 25 and playing weekends through May 11, 2014. Performances will be held at Prairie Lakes Theatre in Des Plaines, IL. The cast, featuring 37 actors from the Chicagoland area, is directed by Stacey Flaster, with musical direction by Robert Deason of Chicago. (more...)
Photo Flash: RAGTIME at Westchester Broadway TheatrePhoto Flash: RAGTIME at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - March 2, 2014

Standing Ovation Studios of Armonk stages its largest production with Ragtime, the Tony Award winning epic musical set in Westchester's own New Rochelle. Directed by John Fanelli, Ragtime features a cast of 40 including NYC, national and local talent. The production marks the first time the show is presented at the Westchester Broadway Theatre, the longest running year-round professional equity theatre in the state of New York. (more...)
BWW Reviews: RAGTIME Explodes with Passion in Oklahoma City's The Poteet TheatreBWW Reviews: RAGTIME Explodes with Passion in Oklahoma City's The Poteet Theatre
by Jay Prock - February 27, 2014

The Poteet Theatre (Oklahoma City, OK) presents Ragtime, the Tony award-winning musical by composer/lyricist team of Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens. Shawna Linck masterfully directs the cast of 85 performers. Within 10 minutes of starting the production, it is apparent the next three hours of this show will be incredible. (more...)
RAGTIME Begins Tonight at Westchester Broadway TheatreRAGTIME Begins Tonight at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - February 27, 2014

Beginning tonight, February 27th at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford, Standing Ovation Studios of Armonk stages its largest production with Ragtime, the Tony Award winning epic musical set in Westchester's own New Rochelle. Directed by John Fanelli, Ragtime features a cast of 40 including NYC, national and local talent. The production marks the first time the show is presented at the Westchester Broadway Theatre, the longest running year-round professional equity theatre in the state of New York. (more...)
RAGTIME Opens 2/27 at Westchester Broadway TheatreRAGTIME Opens 2/27 at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2014

Beginning February 27th at the Westchester Broadway Theatre in Elmsford, Standing Ovation Studios of Armonk stages its largest production with Ragtime, the Tony Award winning epic musical set in Westchester's own New Rochelle. Directed by John Fanelli, Ragtime features a cast of 40 including NYC, national and local talent. The production marks the first time the show is presented at the Westchester Broadway Theatre, the longest running year-round professional equity theatre in the state of New York. (more...)
BroadwayWorld San Antonio Awards Update 12/14 - RAGTIME Dominates!BroadwayWorld San Antonio Awards Update 12/14 - RAGTIME Dominates!
by BWW News Desk - December 14, 2013

Voting is now underway for San Antonio! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)
BroadwayWorld South Carolina Update 11/25 - RAGTIME in Early Lead!BroadwayWorld South Carolina Update 11/25 - RAGTIME in Early Lead!
by BWW News Desk - November 25, 2013

Voting is now underway for South Carolina! We have a record number of votes in already, but if you haven't voted yet, click here to vote! If you have voted already, tell your friends. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: On This Day 11/15- RAGTIMESTAGE TUBE: On This Day 11/15- RAGTIME
by - November 15, 2013

Today in 2009, the first Broadway revival of Ragtime opened at Neil Simon Theatre, where it ran for 65 performances. The musical garnered four Tony Awards including Best Book, Original Score and Best Orchestrations. The beloved Ahrens and Flaherty score features some of the award-winning team's best-known songs including the title song, 'Make Them Hear You' and the anthem 'The Wheels of a Dream.' (more...)
Theater Works at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts to Present RAGTIME, 10/25-11/17Theater Works at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts to Present RAGTIME, 10/25-11/17
by BWW News Desk - October 8, 2013

Theater Works at Peoria Center for the Performing Arts announces the second production of its 27th season. Ragtime opens October 25, 2013 and runs through November 17, 2013. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Carmen Cusak, Gavin Gregory, David Hess and More in Highlights of Milwaukee Rep's RAGTIMESTAGE TUBE: Carmen Cusak, Gavin Gregory, David Hess and More in Highlights of Milwaukee Rep's RAGTIME
by Stage Tube - October 7, 2013

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Ragtime, the sweeping musical which will kick off The Rep's 2013/14 60th Anniversary Season in the Quadracci Powerhouse theater. Check out some highlights below! (more...)
RAGTIME Becomes Milwaukee Rep's Bestselling MusicalRAGTIME Becomes Milwaukee Rep's Bestselling Musical
by BWW News Desk - September 26, 2013

Milwaukee Repertory Theater (Mark Clements, Artistic Director and Chad Bauman, Managing Director) is pleased to announce that the musical Ragtime, which opened on Saturday, September 21, is already the bestselling musical in The Rep's history after the first week of performances, surpassing the previous record holder, the musical Cabaret (2010/11 Season). Ragtime is also the biggest production ever produced on The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse stage featuring a cast of 35 actors and 9 musicians. The production continues to run in The Rep's Quadracci Powerhouse through Sunday, October 27. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Glorious RAGTIME Celebrates Rep's 60th SeasonBWW Reviews: Glorious RAGTIME Celebrates Rep's 60th Season
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - September 26, 2013

The Milwaukee Rep embarked on a new journey when Mark Clements presented a resplendent Ragtime to open the company's 60th anniversary season in September 2013. As Clements begins his second term as Artistic Director, this Ragtime production carries the audience for a ride on the 'wheels of a dream' with a lingering presence few will encounter. Every theatrical and musical detail, from the casting, costumes, lighting and stage design rose above any expectations the audience previously envisioned. Opening night for the Rep's 60th season proved awe inspiring, almost angelic, assuring the supreme possibilities inherent in any art performance. (more...)
RAGTIME Opens Tonight at Milwaukee RepRAGTIME Opens Tonight at Milwaukee Rep
by BWW News Desk - September 21, 2013

Voted by Time Magazine as among the Top 100 Best Novels of the last century, this sweeping musical portrait of early 20th century America tells the powerful tale of a white, upper-middle class family, an African-American couple and an Eastern European immigrant escaping to America with his daughter, as they all confront the timeless contradictions of wealth, poverty, freedom, prejudice, hope, and despair in pursuit of the American Dream. Unfolding through the fiery rhythms of Harlem and Tin Pan Alley, and the vibrant klezmer of the Lower East Side, this vivid and unforgettable Tony-winning score bursts onto the stage 'on the wheels of a dream' in what will be the largest and most epic production ever staged at The Rep. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Carmen Cusak, Gavin Gregory, David Hess and More in Milwaukee Rep's RAGTIMEPhoto Flash: First Look at Carmen Cusak, Gavin Gregory, David Hess and More in Milwaukee Rep's RAGTIME
by BWW News Desk - September 18, 2013

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Ragtime, the sweeping musical which will kick off The Rep's 2013/14 60th Anniversary Season in the Quadracci Powerhouse theater. Check out a first look below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of Milwaukee Rep's RAGTIME - Carmen Cusak, Gavin Gregory, David Hess & More!STAGE TUBE: Meet the Cast of Milwaukee Rep's RAGTIME - Carmen Cusak, Gavin Gregory, David Hess & More!
by Stage Tube - September 17, 2013

Milwaukee Repertory Theater presents Ragtime, the sweeping musical which will kick off The Rep's 2013/14 60th Anniversary Season in the Quadracci Powerhouse theater. Meet the cast and check out some behind the scenes coverage below! (more...)

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