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BWW Reviews: The World Premiere of COUPLED at the Jimmy Ferraro Studio TheatreBWW Reviews: The World Premiere of COUPLED at the Jimmy Ferraro Studio
Posted: Jul. 22, 2014


BWW Reviews: Laughter Abounds in NOISES OFF at Carrollwood Players TheatreBWW Reviews: Laughter Abounds in NOISES OFF
Posted: Jul. 21, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at Show Palace Entertainment's FOREVER PLAID, Opening TonightPhoto Flash: First Look at Show Palace Entertainment's FOREVER PLAID, Opening Tonight
Posted: Jul. 19, 2014


Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 7/20/2014Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 7/20/2014
Posted: Jul. 20, 2014


BWW Reviews: The World Premiere of COUPLED at the Jimmy Ferraro Studio Theatre
by Peter Nason on July 22, 2014

It's a lively, fun, yet moving musical that fits that needed niche between the young marrieds in "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change" and the older "Menopause: The Musical" ladies. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Laughter Abounds in NOISES OFF at Carrollwood Players Theatre
by Peter Nason on July 21, 2014

Even with some flaws in the production, the mirth never stops in NOISES OFF. It's marvelous fun. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 7/20/2014
by BWW on July 20, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/20/2014 for Tampa (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Show Palace Entertainment's FOREVER PLAID, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk on July 19, 2014

Show Palace Entertainment presents FOREVER PLAID, running tonight, July 19 - August 24, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
BWW Reviews: Jobsite's Inventive INVENTING VAN GOGH at the Shimberg
by Peter Nason on July 15, 2014

INVENTING VAN GOGH is a beautifully written and acted time-skipping love letter to art history, an accurate examination of the struggles each artist (not just Van Gogh) faces in the creation of something new, and a mystery in a world that has a hard time telling the difference between what is genuine and what is imagination. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Intriguing INVENTING VAN GOGH at Jobsite Theater
by Desiree Fantal on July 14, 2014

Patrick Stone is a Van Gogh-hating painter suffering from artist's block. He is approached by an unscrupulous art dealer who convinces him into attempting to produce a forgery of Van Gogh's last work - which may or may not actually exist. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 13
by on July 13, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 13, 2014. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 7/13/2014
by BWW on July 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/13/2014 for Tampa (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Jordan Foote and More in Jobsite Theater's INVENTING VAN GOGH, Opening Tonight
by BWW News Desk on July 11, 2014

Jobsite wraps their most successful season to date with Steven Dietz's quasi-historical mystery Inventing Van Gogh. This potent meditation on the nature of truth and art is on stage through August 3, 2014, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center where Jobsite is resident theater company. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Show Palace Entertainment's FOREVER PLAID
by BWW News Desk on July 09, 2014

Show Palace Entertainment presents FOREVER PLAID, running July 19 - August 24, 2014. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Broadway Boot Camp Presents CHILDREN OF EDEN at Manatee Performing Arts Center, 7/25-26
by BWW News Desk on July 09, 2014

Broadway Boot Camp at the Manatee Performing Arts Center will present the Stephen Schwartz musical CHILDREN OF EDEN on July 25 at 7 p.m. and July 26 at 2 p.m. (more...)
Photo Flash: First Look at Jordan Foote and More in Jobsite Theater's INVENTING VAN GOGH
by BWW News Desk on July 08, 2014

Jobsite wraps their most successful season to date with Steven Dietz's quasi-historical mystery Inventing Van Gogh. This potent meditation on the nature of truth and art is on stage tomorrow, July 9, through August 3, 2014, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center where Jobsite is resident theater company. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jul. 6
by on July 06, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, July 6, 2014. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 7/06/2014
by BWW on July 06, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 7/06/2014 for Tampa (more...)
Appearing this Weekend at Sidesplitters: Spanky Brown, 7/3-6
by BWW News Desk on July 01, 2014

Have you had a good spankin' lately? If not, then this week's your week. He makes anyone laugh with his versatile, laid-back comedy. A little bit about Spanky: he's a preacher's son and has served time … in the army. He's so smooth, rabbits rub his feet for good luck. A veteran of BET'S comic view, his comedy is like a buffet; it's got something for everyone. (more...)
Photo Flash: Jobsite Concludes Record-Setting Season with INVENTING VAN GOGH, 7/9-8/3
by BWW News Desk on June 30, 2014

Jobsite wraps their most successful season to date with Steven Dietz's quasi-historical mystery Inventing Van Gogh. This potent meditation on the nature of truth and art is on stage July 9 - Aug. 3, 2014, in the Shimberg Playhouse at the Straz Center where Jobsite is resident theater company. (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 29
by on June 29, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 29, 2014. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 6/29/2014
by BWW on June 29, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/29/2014 for Tampa (more...)
Carrollwood Players Theatre Present THE CEMETERY CLUB, 6/13-28
by BWW News Desk on June 28, 2014

Ivan Menchell's bittersweet comedy, The Cemetery Club, is the story of three widows in Queens. They are the surviving half of three sets of long time best friends, each of whom is in a different stage of healing and moving on with her life. Once a month the three women meet to pay their respects to their husbands, who are all buried in the same cemetery. The women are bound together by their hurt, their healing and the discovery that they are more alike than they believed. (more...)
Manatee Players' Kidz Camp Presents Disney's PETER PAN JR This Weekend
by BWW News Desk on June 27, 2014

Manatee Players' Kidz Camp will present performances of the musical Disney's PETER PAN, Jr. at the Manatee Performing Arts Center tonight, June 27 at 7 p.m. & June 28 at 2 p.m. (more...)
Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE to Open World Premiere Musical/Comedy, COUPLED
by Jimmy Ferraro on June 25, 2014

After a critically acclaimed SOLD-OUT run of the inaugural production of 'CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES', Jimmy Ferraro's STUDIO THEATRE, 5732 Main Street, New Port Richey, FL presents the second production of the Summer Season, the World Premier Musical/Comedy 'COUPLED'. (more...)
Florida Studio Theatre Presents BECOMING DR. RUTH Tonight
by BWW News Desk on June 25, 2014

Florida Studio Theatre announces the opening of the second show in the Summer Mainstage Season Becoming Dr. Ruth, by Mark St. Germain. The show will open in the Keating Theatre tonight, June 25 and run through July 27, 2014. Subscriptions to see all three shows of the season can be purchased for as little as $39. Single tickets range from $34-44. Tickets may be purchased online at FloridaStudioTheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000, or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)
Side Splitters Comedy Club Presents Alonzo Bodden and Spanky Brown
by BWW News Desk on June 23, 2014

After placing as runner-up on Season 2 of NBC's Last Comic Standing, he came back strong in Season 3 to take the grand prize. In 2007, he went on to become a series regular judge on Season 5 of the show. He has been seen in movies like Scary Movie 4, Bringing Down The House and The Girl Next Door. He's been featured on Angel, Grounded for Life and Profiler. He is currently a regular field correspondent on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno and the host of Speed Channel's new 101 Cars You Must Drive. (more...)
BWW Reviews: Jobsite's RETURN TO THE FORBIDDEN PLANET at the Jaeb
by Peter Nason on June 23, 2014

What do you do when a production is first rate, when everyone onstage is absolutely stellar, but the forced camp of the script grounds the entire enterprise? (more...)
Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions Sunday, Jun. 22
by on June 22, 2014

Upcoming Non-Equity Auditions from Sunday, June 22, 2014. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 6/22/2014
by BWW on June 22, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/22/2014 for Tampa (more...)
Nominate a Director or Choreographer SDCF's Zelda Fichandler Award
by BWW News Desk on June 20, 2014

The 2014 Zelda Fichandler award offers an unrestricted grant of $5000 to an outstanding director or choreographer who is making an exceptional contribution to the arts landscape through theatre work in the Eastern U.S. Directors living and working in Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington D.C., West Virginia are eligible. (more...)
Manatee Players' Kidz Camp to Present Disney's PETER PAN JR
by BWW News Desk on June 18, 2014

Manatee Players' Kidz Camp will present performances of the musical Disney's PETER PAN, Jr. at the Manatee Performing Arts Center on June 27 at 7 p.m. & June 28 at 2 p.m. (more...)
BWW Reviews: CHURCH BASEMENT LADIES - Top of Your 'Must-See' List
by Jimmy Ferraro on June 18, 2014

Definitely see "Church Basement Ladies" and this incredible new space. ...the outstanding performances, character bonding and the truths of these four women will resonate. The sold-out audience was enthralled the night I went, appreciative at seeing professional performers shining on a brand new stage. As for the Jimmy Ferraro Studio Theatre, it looks like it will be a New Port Richey touchstone for a long time to come. And with that, we all would like to say to Mr. Ferraro as well as to the cast and crew of "Church Basement Ladies": Welcome home! (more...)
BWW Reviews: THE CEMETERY CLUB - Laughter and Tears Abound, by Guest Reviewer Peter Nason
by Jimmy Ferraro on June 18, 2014

"The Cemetery Club" proves why the Carrollwood Players is considered one of the finest community theatres in the area; it does things right. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 6/15/2014
by BWW on June 15, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/15/2014 for Tampa (more...)
Carrollwood Players Theatre Present THE CEMETERY CLUB, 6/13-28
by BWW News Desk on June 13, 2014

Ivan Menchell's bittersweet comedy, The Cemetery Club, is the story of three widows in Queens. They are the surviving half of three sets of long time best friends, each of whom is in a different stage of healing and moving on with her life. Once a month the three women meet to pay their respects to their husbands, who are all buried in the same cemetery. The women are bound together by their hurt, their healing and the discovery that they are more alike than they believed. (more...)
Garden Theatre Kicks Off 2014 Summer Movie Series Today
by BWW News Desk on June 12, 2014

The Garden Theatre is pleased to announce the 2014 Summer Movie Series, running from today, June 12 through August 22 at the Garden Theatre (160 West Plant Street). This summer's line-up includes 20 feature-length films: Thursday Vintage Favorites and Friday Cult Classics. (more...)
Florida Studio Theatre Presents AT THE HOP by The Alley Cats, Now thru 7/6
by BWW News Desk on June 10, 2014

America's Premiere Doo-Wop group is coming to FST's Court Cabaret as the first act in the Summer Cabaret Sidekicks Series. This dynamic a cappella group will perform their hit show, At The Hop, beginning today, June 10 and running through July 6. Performing songs of the 50s and 60s, this lively group entertains with a spontaneous humor and refreshing contemporary style of song. Celebrating their 25th anniversary, The Alley Cats are a perfect blend of musical talent and comic timing. Featuring songs such as 'Life Could Be a Dream,' 'Rock 'N' Roll Is Here To Stay,' and 'Duke Of Earl.' (more...)
PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, AT THE HOP and More Make Up FST's 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk on June 10, 2014

Florida Studio Theatre presents an exciting new Summer Mainstage and Cabaret Season. The Mainstage kicks off with the foot-stomping musical Pump Boys and Dinettes, the humorous and inspirational drama Becoming Dr. Ruth, and the thought-provoking Taking Shakespeare. The Summer Cabaret Season will consist of At The Hop, by America's Premiere Doo-Wop group, The Alley Cats, Clearly Invisible: Magic Up Close with Carl Seiger, and Somewhere Over the Rose, The Songs and Stories of Judy Garland and Bette Midler. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 6/08/2014
by BWW on June 08, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/08/2014 for Tampa (more...)
Florida Studio Theatre Presents BECOMING DR. RUTH, 6/25
by BWW News Desk on June 06, 2014

Florida Studio Theatre announces the opening of the second show in the Summer Mainstage Season Becoming Dr. Ruth, by Mark St. Germain. The show will open in the Keating Theatre June 25 and run through July 27, 2014. Subscriptions to see all three shows of the season can be purchased for as little as $39. Single tickets range from $34-44. Tickets may be purchased online at FloridaStudioTheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000, or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)
PUMP BOYS AND DINETTES, AT THE HOP and More Make Up FST's 2014 Summer Season
by BWW News Desk on June 04, 2014

Florida Studio Theatre presents an exciting new Summer Mainstage and Cabaret Season. The Mainstage kicks off with the foot-stomping musical Pump Boys and Dinettes, the humorous and inspirational drama Becoming Dr. Ruth, and the thought-provoking Taking Shakespeare. The Summer Cabaret Season will consist of At The Hop, by America's Premiere Doo-Wop group, The Alley Cats, Clearly Invisible: Magic Up Close with Carl Seiger, and Somewhere Over the Rose, The Songs and Stories of Judy Garland and Bette Midler. (more...)
Carrollwood Players Theatre Present THE CEMETERY CLUB, 6/13-28
by BWW News Desk on June 01, 2014

Ivan Menchell's bittersweet comedy, The Cemetery Club, is the story of three widows in Queens. They are the surviving half of three sets of long time best friends, each of whom is in a different stage of healing and moving on with her life. Once a month the three women meet to pay their respects to their husbands, who are all buried in the same cemetery. The women are bound together by their hurt, their healing and the discovery that they are more alike than they believed. (more...)
Now Playing Onstage in Tampa - Week of 6/01/2014
by BWW on June 01, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 6/01/2014 for Tampa (more...)

 
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Noises Off in TampaNoises Off
(Runs 7/11 - 8/2)
Inventing Van Gogh in TampaInventing Van Gogh
(Runs 7/9 - 8/3)
The Last Night of Ballyhoo in TampaThe Last Night of Ballyhoo
(Runs 9/3 - 9/28)
Improvised Shakespeare Company in TampaImprovised Shakespeare Company
(Runs 10/24 - 10/24)
Cinderella in TampaCinderella
(Runs 10/21 - 10/26)
Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella in TampaRodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella
(Runs 10/21 - 10/26)
Vampire Lesbians of Sodom in TampaVampire Lesbians of Sodom
(Runs 10/29 - 11/23)

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