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Robert Hartwell Launches 2018 Tour of The Broadway Collective Master Class Robert Hartwell Launches 2018 Tour of The Broadway Collective Master Class
by BWW News Desk on November 21, 2017 in Wichita

Broadway veteran and Original Broadway Cast member of the Tony Award-winning revival of Hello, Dolly!, Robert Hartwell launches the 3rd season of The Broadway Collective a traveling, multi-disciplinary musical theatre master class. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 11/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 11/20/2017
by BWW on November 20, 2017 in Wichita

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/20/2017 for Wichita (more...)
Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Wichita Awards; MT Wichita's NEWSIES Leads as Best Musical! Vote For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Wichita Awards; MT Wichita's NEWSIES Leads as Best Musical!
by BWW News Desk on November 17, 2017 in Wichita

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
The Barn Players presents 2017 6 X 10 TEN MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL The Barn Players presents 2017 6 X 10 TEN MINUTE PLAY FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk on November 16, 2017 in Wichita

New voices receive attention this winter, as fresh dramatic work is displayed at the Barn Players 10th Annual 6x10 Play Festival, one weekend only: December 8th, 9th, & 10th, 2017. This annual gathering showcases six original ten minute plays all written by Kansas City talent. Six local playwrights are given the opportunity to see their scripts come to life on the Barn Players stage for the first time. This years outstanding selections include: (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 Wichita

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...)
Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Wichita Awards! Voting Now Open For the 2017 BroadwayWorld Wichita Awards!
by BWW News Desk on November 14, 2017 in Wichita

The 2017 awards honor productions which opened between October 1, 2016 and September 30, 2017. Nominations were completely reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended October 31, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. (more...)
Right Between the Ears Signs Off After 32 Years Right Between the Ears Signs Off After 32 Years
by BWW News Desk on November 10, 2017 in Wichita

With just about a week to go until its final show, the award-winning sketch comedy series Right Between the Ears is gearing up for a memorable sign-off at Liberty Hall in Lawrence, KS on Saturday, November 18 at 8:00pm. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/10 - BIG FISH, SISTER ACT, HAND TO GOD and More!
by BWW Special on November 10, 2017 in Wichita

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 Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be BWW Interview: John Mauceri Conducting His Life Anywhere He Wants To Be
by Gil Kaan on November 09, 2017 in Wichita

Conductor extraordinaire John Mauceri, at 72 years young, has the memory of a straight-A college kid vividly recalling detailed facts of incidents long ago right off the top of his head. The go-to expert on all subjects Leonard Bernstein, John will be conducting BERNSTEIN ON STAGE at the Valley Performing Arts Center (The Soraya) November 17, 2017. John most graciously chatted on the phone with me for an hour from his New York home after just returning from Mexico. (more...)
VIDEO: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Opens 2017-18 Season at The White Theatre VIDEO: YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN Opens 2017-18 Season at The White Theatre
by Stage Tube on November 08, 2017 in Wichita

The 13th season of the White Theatre, produced by The Jewish Community Center's Arts + Culture Department, opens Saturday evening, Nov. 4 with Mel Brooks musical, YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN. This hilarious musical is based on the classic Mel Brooks film, embellished as only Brooks can. (more...)
Playwright Carlyle Brown Named 2018 William Inge Theater Festival Honoree Playwright Carlyle Brown Named 2018 William Inge Theater Festival Honoree
by BWW News Desk on November 04, 2017 in Wichita

Playwright Carlyle Brown is the recipient of the William Inge Distinguished Achievement in the American Theater Award, at the 37th Annual William Inge Theatre Festival at Independence Community College, Kansas. The Inge Festival, the Official Theatre Festival of the State of Kansas, takes place May 9-12, 2018. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 11/02 - THE LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More!
by BWW Special on November 03, 2017 in Wichita

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 LITTLE MERMAID, THE LION KING, SOMETHING ROTTEN and More! (more...)
Hallelujah! SISTER ACT Comes to the Barn Players This November Hallelujah! SISTER ACT Comes to the Barn Players This November
by BWW News Desk on October 30, 2017 in Wichita

SISTER ACT, the hilarious, five-time Tony-nominated musical smash will be rocking the rafters at the Barn Players this fall, from Friday November 3rd through Sunday, November 17th, 2017. Called, in a word, DIVINE! by the Associated Press, SISTER ACT is guaranteed to delight your entire family. (more...)
Olathe Civic Theatre Association presents ANNE OF GREEN GABLES Olathe Civic Theatre Association presents ANNE OF GREEN GABLES
by BWW News Desk on October 30, 2017 in Wichita

Up next at Olathe Civic Theatre Association (OCTA) is the poignant and funny tale of Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables. This play, an adaptation by Joseph Robinette of the beloved novel by L.M. Montgomery, will delight audiences of all ages November 3 through November 19. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/27 - BRIGHT STAR, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/27 - BRIGHT STAR, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More!
by BWW Special on October 27, 2017 in Wichita

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, RAGTIME, FUN HOME, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 10/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 10/20/2017
by BWW on October 20, 2017 in Wichita

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/20/2017 for Wichita (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 10/20 - THE PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKY BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more!
by BWW Special on October 20, 2017 in Wichita

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 PRINCE OF EGYPT, KINKT BOOTS, THE LITTLE MERMAID, and more! (more...)
Right Between the Ears Ends Over 30 Year Run Right Between the Ears Ends Over 30 Year Run
by BWW News Desk on October 12, 2017 in Wichita

It's over and out for Right Between the Ears. After 30+ years of live shows, the award-winning sketch comedy series will present its last-ever show on Saturday, November 18 at 8:00pm at Liberty Hall in Lawrence, KS. (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 Wichita

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...)
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 Wichita

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...)
Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Wichita Awards! Nominations Now Open for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Wichita Awards!
by BWW News Desk on October 02, 2017 in Wichita

Nominations are NOW OPEN for the 2017 BroadwayWorld Regional Awards! Regional productions, touring shows, community theatre and more are all included, honoring productions which opened between October 1, 2016 through September 30, 2017. Our local editors have set the categories and now YOU get to nominate and vote for your favorites! Nominations are reader-submitted and will be open through October 31. (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 Wichita

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...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/22 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More!
by BWW Special on September 22, 2017 in Wichita

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 HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME, GYPSY, RENT, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 9/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 9/20/2017
by BWW on September 20, 2017 in Wichita

Upcoming Shows - Week of 9/20/2017 for Wichita (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 9/15 - DREAMGIRLS, BOOK OF MORMON, And More!
by BWW Special on September 15, 2017 in Wichita

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 Dreamgirls, The Odd Couple, The Book of Mormon, and more! (more...)