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Music Matters on BET! Music Matters on BET!
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

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 MARY POPPINS, FOLLIES & More Set for Warner Stage Company's 2016-17 Season MARY POPPINS, FOLLIES & More Set for Warner Stage Company's 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2016

The Warner Theatre has announced its 2016-2017 Warner Stage Company season. The Main Stage season opens in November with Disney's BEAUTY & THE BEAST and follows with The Who's TOMMY, FOLLIES, and MARY POPPINS. The Nancy Marine Studio season opens in September with EVIL DEAD - THE MUSICAL and follows... (more...)
2016 Bumbershoot Lineup Announced 2016 Bumbershoot Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - April 26, 2016

Recognized by national media as one of the 'top 5 reasons to visit Seattle,' Bumbershoot today announced the official lineup for its 46th annual festival at the Seattle Center over Labor Day weekend, Friday Sept. 2 through Sunday Sept. 4. Headliners include Seattle natives and hip hop duo Macklemore... (more...)
WGN America Gives Season 2 Order to Underground Railroad Thriller UNDERGROUND WGN America Gives Season 2 Order to Underground Railroad Thriller UNDERGROUND
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2016

WGN America's Underground Railroad thriller UNDERGROUND, among the most widely praised series of the year and the network's most-watched original program ever, has been renewed for a second season... (more...)
WGN America Renews UNDERGROUND for Second Season WGN America Renews UNDERGROUND for Second Season
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2016

WGN America's Underground Railroad thriller 'Underground,' among the most widely praised series of the year and the network's most-watched original program ever, has been renewed for a second season, it was announced today by Matt Cherniss, President and General Manager, WGN America and Tribune Stud... (more...)
Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Lily James, Richard Madden & More for Kenneth Branagh's ROMEO AND JULIET Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with Lily James, Richard Madden & More for Kenneth Branagh's ROMEO AND JULIET
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

The Kenneth Branagh Theatre Company presents Romeo and Juliet, the fifth production in the inaugural Plays at the Garrick season. The production reunites the stars of Branagh's Cinderella, Lily James (Juliet) and Richard Madden. Romeo and Juliet will play at the Garrick Theatre from 12 May until 13 ... (more...)
Broadway's Hugh Panaro to Perform with Brevard Symphony Orchestra, 4/30 Broadway's Hugh Panaro to Perform with Brevard Symphony Orchestra, 4/30
by BWW News Desk - April 21, 2016

Spend an unforgettable evening with the Brevard Symphony Orchestra and vocalist Hugh Panaro, one of Broadway's most popular leading men, for a program featuring Broadway's greatest hits on Saturday, April 30th at the King Center for the Performing Arts in Melbourne.... (more...)
Brown Fist Productions and CASA 0101 Theater to Stage EASTSIDE HEARTBEATS Brown Fist Productions and CASA 0101 Theater to Stage EASTSIDE HEARTBEATS
by BWW News Desk - April 20, 2016

Boyle Heights will be the setting for a pull out all the stops Cinco de Mayo (May 5, 2016) celebration on the Eastside of Los Angeles as Brown Fist Productions in association with CASA 0101 Theater present the opening night of EASTSIDE HEARTBEATS, A New Rock 'n' Roll Musical.... (more...)
Possum Point Players' MOON OVER THE BREWERY Enters Final Stretch Possum Point Players' MOON OVER THE BREWERY Enters Final Stretch
by BWW News Desk - April 18, 2016

Going into the final weekend, Possum Point Players' production of "Moon Over the Brewery" has met with audience praise and standing ovations.... (more...)
2016 Electric Forest Adds More Performers to Lineup; Curated Events Announced 2016 Electric Forest Adds More Performers to Lineup; Curated Events Announced
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2016

Today, Electric Forest (EF) announced over 25 new additions to the festival lineup, as well as details on its 2016 Curated Event Series. The 6th annual music and camping festival returns to Rothbury, Michigan on June 23-26, 2016 and sold out again in record time - a mere two weeks after tickets went... (more...)
Emerson String Quartet to Open Music Mountain's 87th Season; Lineup Announced! Emerson String Quartet to Open Music Mountain's 87th Season; Lineup Announced!
by BWW News Desk - April 12, 2016

Concert aficionados from around the country will want to mark their calendars for Music Mountain, America's oldest continuing summer chamber music festival, when it kicks off its record-breaking 87th Anniversary Season beginning Sunday, June 5th!... (more...)
YoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and More YoungArts New York 2016 Kicks Off This Week with Mikhail Baryshnikov and More
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2016

The National YoungArts Foundation (YoungArts)'s 2016 YoungArts New York program will take place from April 12 to 17 and will offer 2016 YoungArts Winners from the New York area - selected from a record number of 12,000 applications - a rare opportunity to learn, connect and collaborate with fellow p... (more...)
Boston Theater Marathon XVIII to be Held in May Boston Theater Marathon XVIII to be Held in May
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2016

Boston Playwrights' Theatre (BPT) presents the 18th annual Boston Theater Marathon and the eighth year of The Warm-Up Laps. This year's Boston Theater Marathon features 50 ten-minute plays, by 52 New England playwrights, produced by 50 New England theatres in ten hours.... (more...)
Jazz at Lincoln Center to Celebrate International Jazz Appreciation Month Jazz at Lincoln Center to Celebrate International Jazz Appreciation Month
by BWW News Desk - April 08, 2016

Jazz at Lincoln Center celebrates International Jazz Appreciation Month with a diverse line-up of artists throughout Frederick P. Rose Hall, the "House of Swing." The exciting offerings in April include an homage to Broadway composers with jazz-oriented roots, sets celebrating International Jazz Day... (more...)
McCallum Theatre Announces Star-Studded 2016-17 Season McCallum Theatre Announces Star-Studded 2016-17 Season
by David Green - April 04, 2016

The McCallum Theatre announced today its new lineup of world-class entertainment scheduled for the 2016-2017 season that includes Broadway hits Mamma Mia, The Sound Of Music and Chicago, concerts with Bernadette Peters and Kristin Chenoweth, family-friendly musicals and entertainment, holiday surpri... (more...)
Paulo Szot, Greg Hildreth, Marilyn Maye & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week Paulo Szot, Greg Hildreth, Marilyn Maye & More Set for Feinstein's/54 Below Next Week
by BWW News Desk - April 01, 2016

Next week, FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club & Private Event Destination, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com/Feinsteins or call (646) 476-3551.... (more...)
Lea Salonga, Donna McKechnie, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This April Lea Salonga, Donna McKechnie, SOMETHING ROTTEN! and More Coming to Feinstein's/54 Below This April
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2016

This April, Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond.... (more...)
Reasons To Get Excited: Broadway's April Openings Reasons To Get Excited: Broadway's April Openings
by Michael Dale - March 30, 2016

With the April 28th Tony Award eligibility deadline looming, there are seven big new shows to get excited about.... (more...)
Performance Horizon Named 13th Fastest Growing Technology Company at 2016 Northern Tech Awards Performance Horizon Named 13th Fastest Growing Technology Company at 2016 Northern Tech Awards
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2016

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EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett to Guest Star on WGN America's Hit Series UNDERGROUND, 3/30 EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett to Guest Star on WGN America's Hit Series UNDERGROUND, 3/30
by TV News Desk - March 28, 2016

EMPIRE's Jussie Smollett will guest star in WGN America's critically acclaimed hit series UNDERGROUND, marking the first time in 20 years that Smollett will appear in the same series as his younger sister Jurnee Smollett-Bel... (more...)
Daniel Goldstein, Jenn Thompson, Gabriel Barre and More to Helm Shows at Goodspeed in 2016 Daniel Goldstein, Jenn Thompson, Gabriel Barre and More to Helm Shows at Goodspeed in 2016
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2016

Two-time Tony Award-winning Goodspeed Musicals has assembled five exciting teams to transform their diverse season of musicals from page to stage.... (more...)
Stage & Screen Star Nathan Lee Graham to Debut NYC, LA Concerts This Spring Stage & Screen Star Nathan Lee Graham to Debut NYC, LA Concerts This Spring
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2016

Nathan Lee Graham -- the singular Grammy Award-winning singer, actor and bon vivant -- will perform on both coasts this spring in two different spectacular evenings of music.... (more...)
Latitude Festival Sets 2016 Comedy Lineup Latitude Festival Sets 2016 Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - March 24, 2016

Now in its 11th year, Latitude Festival once again sets the bar high for summer festivals with the largest comedy line up in the UK, offering festival goers an unrivalled opportunity to see some of the biggest names in the industry, all over the same weekend.... (more...)
Andrew Lippa Musical THE MAN IN THE CEILING & More Set for Bay Street's New Works Festival Andrew Lippa Musical THE MAN IN THE CEILING & More Set for Bay Street's New Works Festival
by BWW News Desk - March 18, 2016

 Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce the 3rd ANNUAL NEW WORKS FESTIVAL, April 29 - May 1. THE READINGS ARE FREE. Reserve seats online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-725-9500, open Tuesday through Saturday 11 am to 5 ... (more...)
BWW Review: New Line Theatre's Stunning, Fuel-Injected AMERICAN IDIOT BWW Review: New Line Theatre's Stunning, Fuel-Injected AMERICAN IDIOT
by Chris Gibson - March 11, 2016

I saw the touring production of AMERICAN IDIOT when it played at The Peabody Opera House a while back. I was eager to see it, being a fan of Green Day's music, and this rock opera, in particular. It was a great show, but the one thing that stuck in my mind afterward wasn't the performers, or even th... (more...)






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