(3/23/2019) - Imagine sitting with your best friend, drinking beers and watching the Oscars on TV when, all of the sudden one of the winners names you as the bully who tormented him and provoked his best friend into committing suicide. That's only the first few minutes of the explosive play, 'From White Plains' by Michael Perlman being given it's South Florida premiere at Island City Stage.Photo Flash: First Look at RAIN AND ZOE SAVE THE WORLD At The Blank Theatre In Los Angeles by BWW News Desk - Los Angeles
(3/23/2019) - It was Up UP and Away last night at the Eissey Campus Theatre as Jimmy Webb, one of America's most highly regarded songwriters spent an evening playing and singing his music for the Palm Beach Audience. It's always thrilling to hear the stories behind the creation of iconic music, and I was thinking as Jimmy performed his songs, I guess this it what have been like if the likes of George Gershwin and the other great composers were around to spend an evening describing the process and inspiration of creating music and lyrics.Photo Flash: 5-Star Theatricals Presents MATILDA THE MUSICAL by BWW News Desk - Los Angeles
(3/22/2019) - 5-STAR THEATRICALS (formerly Cabrillo Music Theatre) continues its 2018-2019 season with the Thousand Oaks premiere of ROALD DAHL'S MATILDA, adapted by Dennis Kelly, with music and lyrics by Tim Minchin (Groundhog Day), musical direction by Jennifer Lin, choreography by Heather Castillo and directed by Lewis Wilkenfeld. ROALD DAHL'S MATILDA opens on Friday, March 22, 2019 and runs through Sunday, March 31, 2019 at the 1,800-seat Kavli Theatre at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, 2100 Thousand Oaks Boulevard in Thousand Oaks. Photo Flash: Selma Arts Center Presents A GENTLEMAN'S GUIDE TO LOVE AND MURDER by BWW News Desk - San Francisco
(3/22/2019) - Actor's Express presents Falsettos, the landmark musical about how we love, live and grow from March 23 through April 28, 2019. With a Tony Award-winning score by William Finn and book co-written with James Lapine, Falsettos was heralded "a perfect musical" by the New York Times. Director Freddie Ashley says, "Falsettos is so funny and so moving. Finn's score guides us seamlessly between laughter and heartbreak with a gentle hand."Photo Flash: Swift Creek Mill Theatre Presents BRIGHT STAR by BWW News Desk - Central Virginia
(3/22/2019) - Inspired by a real event and featuring a Grammy-nominated bluegrass score, Broadway's "Bright Star" tells a sweeping tale of love and redemption set against the rich backdrop of the American South in the 1920s and '40s. An uplifting theatrical journey that holds you tight in its grasp, with music that will have your toes tapping!Photo Flash: Idle Muse Theatre Company Presents BEST FOR WINTER by BWW News Desk - Chicago
(3/22/2019) - Idle Muse Theatre Company proudly announces its first play of 2019, Best for Winter, being a short Shakespeare adapted from The Winter's Tale and other works, adapted and directed by Evan Jackson, March 21 - April 20, at The Edge Theater Off-Broadway, a new space at 1133 W. Catalpa Ave. Previews are Thursday, March 21 and Friday, March 22 at 8 p.m. Opening night is Saturday, March 23 at 8 p.m. The performance schedule is Thursdays - Saturdays at 8 p.m. and Sundays at 3 p.m. with an added performance Wednesday, March 27 at 8 p.m. Tickets are $10 for previews and $20 for regular performances and are on sale now at idlemuse.org or by calling 773.340.9438.Photo Flash: Porchlight Announces Rachel Rockwell Memorial Fund at Gibson's by BWW News Desk - Chicago
(3/22/2019) - Porchlight Music Theatre and its Board Member and Artistic Associate Brenda Didier hosted a luncheon at Gibson's Bar and Steakhouse, 1028 N. Rush Street, on International Women's Day, Friday, March 8 celebrating women in theatre and announced the launch of The Rachel Rockwell Memorial Fund supporting fierce women behind the table at Porchlight Music Theatre and the 2019 honorees of the Fund: Denise Karczewski, Shanna Vanderwerker and Christie Chiles Twillie.Photo Flash: First Look At TIME IT IS: TO MUSIC, A New Musical At Theater For The New City by BWW News Desk - Off-Off-Broadway
(3/22/2019) - Big business means big laughs in this delightfully clever lampoon of life on the corporate ladder. A tune-filled comic gem that took Broadway by storm, winning both the Tony Award for Best Musical and a Pulitzer Prize, How to Succeed in Business without Really Trying boasts an exhilarating score by Frank Loesser, including 'I Believe in You,' 'Brotherhood of Man' and 'The Company Way.'
Performances are March 22nd thru the 31st at the Columbus Performing Arts Center, 549 Franklin Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215. For tickets or more information, visit: https://www.imaginecolumbus.org/Photo Coverage: First look at Curtain Players' DOUBT by Jerri Shafer - Columbus
(3/22/2019) - A Catholic nun who serves as principal of a 1960s Bronx parochial school accuses a priest of molesting a student in the Pulitzer Prize-winning play.
Performances run March 22nd thru April 7th at Curtain Players, 5691 Harlem Road, Galena, Ohio 43021. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit: http://curtainplayers.orgPhoto Flash: MAZEL TOV, JOHN LENNON by David Wells at Theatre NOVA by BWW News Desk - Detroit
(3/21/2019) - Jacaranda Collective is thrilled to bring the timely and inspiring words of Rachel Corrie to Chicago in their inagural production of MY NAME IS RACHEL CORRIE, taken from the writing of Rachel Corrie and edited by Alan Rickman and Katharine Viner, directed by Artistic Director Sam Bianchini, playing March 22- April 6th, 2019 at The Den Theatre (3A), 1331 N. Milwaukee Ave. in Chicago. Tickets are on sale now at jacarandacollective.com. Photo Flash: Northlight Theatre Presents LANDLADIES by BWW News Desk - Chicago
(3/21/2019) - Marti and Christine are both working their way to a better life - one a self-made building owner, the other a single mom juggling the care of her daughter with a part-time job and a complicated ex-boyfriend.Photo Flash: Long Wharf Theatre Presents AN ILIAD by BWW News Desk - Connecticut
(3/21/2019) - Broadway Training Center of Westchester (BTC), one of the region's premier performing arts schools, will present "Chicago: High School Edition' March 22 through March 24 at the Irvington Town Hall Theater in Irvington, N.Y. This beautiful historic theater was built in 1902 and is a replica of the Ford Theater in Washington D.C. The stage is set for an incredible BTC production and you'll feel you've stepped back in time when visiting this stunning town located on the Hudson River.