Uptown Players presents its 14th annual fundraiser
Broadway Our Way
May 5 - 8, 2016.
Thursday, Fridays and Saturdays at 8pm
Sundays at 2pm
$40 - $50
The Uptown divas return for another entertaining weekend of Broadway music with plenty of twists, laughs and surprises. This year’s divas will sing and dance to 30 songs from recent Broadway hits and revivals such as Motown the Musical, First Date, Kinky Boots and Beautiful, as well as classic favorites like Cabaret, Funny Girl, Sweet Charity, Chicago, The Life and Guys and Dolls.
This year’s cast includes Michael Albee, BJ Cleveland, Nikki Cloer, Coy Covington, Christopher Curtis, Peter DiCesare, Sergio Garcia, Alex Heika, Kelly Holmes, Linda Leonard, Laura Lites, David Lugo, Janelle Lutz, Michael McNay, Grace Neeley, Darius Robinson, Cara Serber, Ashton Shawver, Sara Shelby-Martin, Amy Stevenson, Michael Sylvester, Rhett Warner, Wendy Welch, Molly Welch, Paul J Williams, Sky Williams, and Jodi Wright.
This year, Broadway Our Way is written and directed by B. J. Cleveland with music direction by Kevin Gunter, musical arrangements by Adam C. Wright and choreography by Jeremy Dumont.
The evening also features a gallery of nearly 100 terrific auction prizes, including theatre tickets, restaurant gift certificates, hotel stays, artwork and much more! A light dessert reception follows each performance.
UPTOWN PLAYERS ANNOUNCES
2016 PRIDE WRITE ONE-ACT PLAY-WRITING COMPETITION
Uptown Players announces a one-act play writing competition for 2016. In memory of long-time volunteer and Uptown Players supporter, Perry Thompson, Uptown Players Dallas Pride Performing Arts Festival invites submissions of original manuscripts that deal with issues or characters that are identified as gay/lesbian/bisexual/transgender or contain a gay sensibility. Two winners will receive cash awards and have their plays produced during the 2016 Pride Performing Arts Festival in September. The 2016 Pride Write One-Act Play-Writing Competition is made possible through the generous support of the Greg Grosh Charitable Fund.
See the submission and rules policy HERE
Uptown Players has announced its 2016 season at the Kalita Humphreys Theater and Dallas City Performance Hall. The companies exciting 15th season will feature all regional premieres; the 2014 Tony Award nominated play, Mothers and Sons; the 2012 West End hit musical, End of the Rainbow;the 2009 Outer Critics Circle Award for best new musical, The Toxic Avenger; and the hysterical comedy It’s Only a Play, which just completed its successful Broadway run. Uptown Players will also present a concert version of the musical, Aida, in conjunction with the Turtle Creek Chorale in January at the City Performance Hall, as well as its annual fund-raiser, Broadway Our Way, which will be held in May.