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Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 8/20/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 8/20/2017
by BWW on August 20, 2017 in Wichita

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/20/2017 for Wichita (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/18 - EVITA, SOMETHING ROTTEN, and More!
by BWW Special on August 18, 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 Evita, Something Rotten, and more! (more...)
RENT 20TH Anniversary Tour To Bring A Season Of Love To Wichita RENT 20TH Anniversary Tour To Bring A Season Of Love To Wichita
by BWW News Desk on August 14, 2017 in Wichita

The 20th Anniversary Tour of RENT is set to play at the Century II Concert Hall in Wichita, Kansas October 30 through November 1. (more...)
Photo Flash: Extra, Extra! NEWSIES Hits Wichita Photo Flash: Extra, Extra! NEWSIES Hits Wichita
by BWW News Desk on August 13, 2017 in Wichita

Music Theatre Wichita concludes its 2017 Season, "Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre" with the regional premiere of Disney's Newsies. The lively season finale has an extended run, with performances August 11-20 in the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. Newsies is part of the organization's 46th season, which is also the 30th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan, the final of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/11 - CHICAGO, KILL LOCAL, 42ND STREET, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 11, 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 Chicago, Kill Local, 42nd Street, and More! (more...)
London's CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC Tour Headed Stateside This Fall London's CHAMPIONS OF MAGIC Tour Headed Stateside This Fall
by BWW News Desk on August 09, 2017 in Wichita

Following in the footsteps of Downton Abbey, John Oliver and James Corden, the latest British sensation to hit our shores is the Champions Of Magic tour. (more...)
The Barn Players to Present GREY GARDENS The Barn Players to Present GREY GARDENS
by BWW News Desk on August 08, 2017 in Wichita

The Barn Players are pleased to present the Tony Award winning musical "Grey Gardens," Friday, September 15th through Sunday, October 1st. Based on a 1975 documentary, the musical tells the true life story of Big Edie and Little Edie Bouvier Beale, the eccentric aunt and cousin of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis. Set in 1941 and 1973 at the Bouvier mansion in East Hampton, this bold musical follows this mother and daughter on their hilarious and heartbreaking journey from glamorous aristocrats to recluses in a crumbling house filled with memory and cats.  (more...)
BWW Interview: Trevor Michael Schmidt Seizes the Day in NEWSIES at MTWichita BWW Interview: Trevor Michael Schmidt Seizes the Day in NEWSIES at MTWichita
by Christopher Castanho on August 11, 2017 in Wichita

Recent graduate of Florida State University's Musical Theatre program, Trevor Michael Schmidt is currently seizing the day in Music Theatre Wichita's production of 'Newsies' as 'Crutchie' the sickly boy with a big heart. Schmidt has been a company member in MTWichita's whole summer season and is wrapping up his stay in Kansas by telling the Newsboy strike of 1899. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 8/06/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 8/06/2017
by BWW on August 06, 2017 in Wichita

Upcoming Shows - Week of 8/06/2017 for Wichita (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 8/4 - NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on August 04, 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 NEWSIES, A CHORUS LINE, SPRING AWAKENING, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 7/30/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 7/30/2017
by BWW on July 30, 2017 in Wichita

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Photo Flash: First Look at MTWichita's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, Starring Skylar Adams, Erin Clemons, and More Photo Flash: First Look at MTWichita's THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME, Starring Skylar Adams, Erin Clemons, and More
by BWW News Desk on July 28, 2017 in Wichita

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2017 Season, "Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre" by introducing patrons to Stephen Schwartz and Alan Menken's The Hunchback of Notre Dame. (more...)
BWW Previews: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY  at Guild Hall, August 3-6, 2017 BWW Previews: THE BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY at Guild Hall, August 3-6, 2017
by Paul Bolton on July 28, 2017 in Wichita

The story of Iowa's covered bridges takes a romantic turn with a musical version that transports audiences to rural life in 1965. What happens when a lost National Geographic photographer meets an Italian rural housewife? See the show and find out all the answers. (more...)
Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City! Regional Roundup 7/28: WEST SIDE STORY at the Lyric Theatre, MAMMA MIA! at The Gateway, and SOMETHING ROTTEN in Kansas City!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 28, 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 West Side Story, Mamma Mia!, Something Rotten, and More! (more...)
VIDEO: CATS Pounces Into The Wichita Theatre Tonight VIDEO: CATS Pounces Into The Wichita Theatre Tonight
by BWW News Desk on July 27, 2017 in Wichita

One of the most popular live stage shows for the entire family returns to the Wichita Theatre! Tickets now on sale for 'CATS: THE MUSICAL' running July 27-August 12 on Thursdays-Saturdays. (Due to the physical intensity on the cast of this show, only evening performances at 7:30PM are being done). (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 7/23/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 7/23/2017
by BWW on July 23, 2017 in Wichita

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Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/21 - NEWSIES, MAMMA MIA, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 21, 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 Newsies, Mamma Mia, and More! (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 7/16/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 7/16/2017
by BWW on July 16, 2017 in Wichita

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/16/2017 for Wichita (more...)
Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita presents HAIRSPRAY Photo Flash: Music Theatre Wichita presents HAIRSPRAY
by BWW News Desk on July 13, 2017 in Wichita

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2017 Season, 'Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre' by welcoming patrons to the 60s with a new version of Marc Shaiman and Scott Wittman's Tony Award-winning musical Hairspray, which runs July 12-16 in the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. The third of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Hairspray is part of the organization's 46th season, which is also the 30th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/14 - BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 14, 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 BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, HOOD, PIPPIN, and more! (more...)
THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S. THE NATIONAL MONOLOGUE SLAM to Take Groundbreaking Acting Competition Around the U.S.
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2017 in Wichita

The folks who gave you Manhattan Monologue Slam are going national with The National Monologue Slam, the latest creation from the minds of Philip and Robert Galinsky.  The brothers have been serving the acting community since 2003 with their groundbreaking monthly competition The Manhattan Monologue Slam, an opportunity for emerging actors to perform for industry professionals each and every month by providing a panel of judges consisting of agents, casting directors, producers and the like, offering valuable advice and critiques of the performers.    (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 7/09/2017 Now Playing Onstage in Wichita - Week of 7/09/2017
by BWW on July 09, 2017 in Wichita

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/09/2017 for Wichita (more...)
Photo Flash: Theatre Wichita presents SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS Photo Flash: Theatre Wichita presents SEVEN BRIDES FOR SEVEN BROTHERS
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2017 in Wichita

Music Theatre Wichita continues its 2017 Season, "Hollywood to Broadway: A Summer Festival of Musical Theatre" with a new rendition of the vibrant 1954 movie musical turned stage show Seven Brides for Seven Brothers, which opened June 28 in the Century II Concert Hall in downtown Wichita, KS. The second of five locally produced Broadway-scale productions, Seven Brides for Seven Brothers is part of the organization's 46th season, which is also the 30th season for producing artistic director Wayne Bryan. (more...)
BWW Feature: HAIRSPRAY at Music Theatre Wichita BWW Feature: HAIRSPRAY at Music Theatre Wichita
by BWW News Desk on July 07, 2017 in Wichita

Music Theatre Wichita will take audiences back to the 1960s with their production of Hairspray July 12-16. (more...)
Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/7 - BEAUTIFUL, LION KING, DISASTER, and More! Regional Roundup: Top New Features This Week Around Our BroadwayWorld 7/7 - BEAUTIFUL, LION KING, DISASTER, and More!
by BWW Special Coverage on July 07, 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 BEAUTIFUL, THE LION KING, DISASTER, MY FAIR LADY, and more! (more...)