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Legendary Music Figure Dan Hicks Passes Away At 74 After Two-Year Battle With Cancer Legendary Music Figure Dan Hicks Passes Away At 74 After Two-Year Battle With Cancer
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2016

Dan Hicks--widely acknowledged as one of the defining figures in American roots music--passed away today (2/6/16) at age 74 after a two-year battle with cancer at his home in Mill Valley, CA.... (more...)
The Spring Midtown International Theatre Festival Returns The Spring Midtown International Theatre Festival Returns
by BWW News Desk - February 07, 2016

Year 2016 looks like it will be AMAZING for the venerable Midtown International Theatre Festival. The level of talent and experience this season is considerable. The subject matter stronger, more topical, and brilliantly written.... (more...)
Prince's PIANO AND A MICROPHONE Tour Set for Australia & New Zealand This February Prince's PIANO AND A MICROPHONE Tour Set for Australia & New Zealand This February
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

Prince will bring his Piano & A Microphone tour to Australia and New Zealand this February for 10 exclusive and intimate shows. ... (more...)
Anna Fitzgerald's REVERSE CASCADE to Bring Intricate Puppetry to The Tank Anna Fitzgerald's REVERSE CASCADE to Bring Intricate Puppetry to The Tank
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

REVERSE CASCADE - a play by Anna Fitzgerald featuring intricate puppetry - will be given its New York premiere by The Tank theater company.... (more...)
Stage Great Ben Vereen Joins the Cast of Fox's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW! Stage Great Ben Vereen Joins the Cast of Fox's ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW!
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

Fox's THE ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW has found its Dr. Everett Scott.... (more...)
Rihanna Joins GRAMMY AWARDS All-Star Performance Line-Up Rihanna Joins GRAMMY AWARDS All-Star Performance Line-Up
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2016

Billboard reports that superstar Rihanna has just been added to the 2016 Grammys performance lineup. The awards show airs live on Monday, Feb. 15 on CBS.... (more...)
Official: Newton Faulkner Joins Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT UK Tour as 'Johnny', May 2016 Official: Newton Faulkner Joins Green Day's AMERICAN IDIOT UK Tour as 'Johnny', May 2016
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2016

Double Platinum selling artist Newton Faulkner joins the cast of Green Day's explosive Tony Award ® winning musical, American Idiot, on it's UK Tour. Newton will be taking on the role of Johnny from May 2016 after Matt Thorpe, who will open the role from 19 March at the Curve Theatre, Leicester unti... (more...)
Singer-Songwriter Newton Faulkner to Join AMERICAN IDIOT UK Tour; Show Eyes London Return Singer-Songwriter Newton Faulkner to Join AMERICAN IDIOT UK Tour; Show Eyes London Return
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2016

Acoustic power doesn't mean this guy can't rock. The Daily Mail writes that singer-songwriter Newton Faulkner will join the UK tour of AMERICAN IDIOT at the New Alexandra Theatre on May 10, taking over for Aaron Sidwell. The site also reports that the production is eyeing a return to the Arts Theatr... (more...)
Grammy Winner Seal to Play Pontius Pilate in FOX's Musical Event THE PASSION Grammy Winner Seal to Play Pontius Pilate in FOX's Musical Event THE PASSION
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2016

Grammy Award-winning recording artist and singer/songwriter Seal has been cast in the role of Pontius Pilate in THE PASSION, a two-hour epic musical event airing LIVE from New Orleans on Palm Sunday, March 20 (8:00-10:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX. Seal joins previously announced host and na... (more...)
MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour Coming to North Texas MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET National Tour Coming to North Texas
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2016

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, inspired by the electrifying true story, will play three performances at the Music Hall at Fair Park on February 27 & 28, 2016, presented by Dallas Summer Musicals Management Group, Inc. The show will make its way to Fort Worth, where... (more...)
Justin Bieber, Pitbull & More Join GRAMMY AWARDS Performance Line-Up Justin Bieber, Pitbull & More Join GRAMMY AWARDS Performance Line-Up
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2016

Music's Biggest Night® just got bigger with can't-miss moments and many new performers just added to the star-studded lineup.... (more...)
MCC's SMOKEFALL, Starring Zachary Quinto, Begins Tonight Off-Broadway MCC's SMOKEFALL, Starring Zachary Quinto, Begins Tonight Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - February 04, 2016

MCC Theater welcomes film and television star Robin Tunney, making her stage debut opposite Zachary Quinto in the New York premiere of Smokefall by Noah Haidle, directed by Anne Kauffman, who directed The Nether for MCC last season to great acclaim. Smokefall will play the Lucille Lortel Theatre (12... (more...)
BWW Review: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Delights Dutch Apple Audiences BWW Review: SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE Delights Dutch Apple Audiences
by Marakay Rogers - February 04, 2016

The Fifties are back at Dutch Apple, and they've never looked or sounded better.... (more...)
Gulfshore Playhouse Sets Cast of MOON OVER BUFFALO Gulfshore Playhouse Sets Cast of MOON OVER BUFFALO
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2016

Gulfshore Playhouse (www.GulfshorePlayhouse.org) - Southwest Florida's premier professional theatre - is pleased to announce the cast of its upcoming production of Ken Ludwig's Moon Over Buffalo, a madcap comedy from the author of The Fox on the Fairway and The Game's Afoot, scheduled for February 1... (more...)
Gene Casey and The Lone Sharks to Perform at Bay Street Theater Press Release, 2/27 Gene Casey and The Lone Sharks to Perform at Bay Street Theater Press Release, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2016

Bay Street Theater & Sag Harbor Center for the Arts is pleased to announce Gene Casey and The Lone Sharks, a concert on Saturday, February 27 at 8 pm. Tickets are $20 in advance and $25 day of the event and available online at www.baystreet.org or by calling the Bay Street Theater Box Office at 631-... (more...)
Deke Rivers Announces New Marketing Push for THE SINGER AND HIS SONGS Deke Rivers Announces New Marketing Push for THE SINGER AND HIS SONGS
by BWW News Desk - February 03, 2016

TORONTO - Deke Rivers' launches a new marketing campaign for his novel, 'The Singer and His Songs' (published by iUniverse).... (more...)
Let's Blue This! Blue Man Group to Return to Bass Hall This Month Let's Blue This! Blue Man Group to Return to Bass Hall This Month
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

After six successful years on the road, Blue Man Group will circle the United States one more time prior to taking the theatrical tour worldwide. Audiences can catch the wildly popular, award-winning Blue Man Group Feb. 19-21 at Bass Performance Hall.... (more...)
BWW Interview: Tyler Lea's Curious Journey to Broadway BWW Interview: Tyler Lea's Curious Journey to Broadway
by Naomi Serviss - February 02, 2016

The new lead in the Tony-winning play has found his role presents some unique physical challenges.... (more...)
Chris Maxwell to Release 'Arkansas Summer'; Debuts Track with Paste Chris Maxwell to Release 'Arkansas Summer'; Debuts Track with Paste
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

After success with bands The Gunbunnies, Skeleton Key, and years of working in production for shows like Bob's Burgers and Inside Amy Schumer, NY-via-Little Rock writer and producer Chris Maxwell is finally releasing his own solo album, stripped down and ready to share his own story.... (more...)
Little River Band to Perform at Center for the Arts, 2/29 Little River Band to Perform at Center for the Arts, 2/29
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

The legendary Little River Band comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Monday, February 29 at 8 p.m.... (more...)
The Marshall Tucker Band Returning to The Orleans Showroom, 3/4-5 The Marshall Tucker Band Returning to The Orleans Showroom, 3/4-5
by BWW News Desk - February 02, 2016

The Marshall Tucker Band, the band credited with establishing the Southern rock genre in the early 1970s, returns to The Orleans Showroom March 4-5.... (more...)
Full Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Lyric Hammersmith Full Cast Announced for A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM at the Lyric Hammersmith
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2016

Full casting has been announced for the Lyric Hammersmith and Filter Theatre Production of A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, co-directed by Sean Holmes and Stef O'Driscoll. Jonathan Broadbent, Ed Gaughan, John Lightbody, Victoria Moseley and Ferdy Roberts return to the cast and they will be joined by Hamme... (more...)
Julianne Moore, Steve Carell & More Added to OSCARS Presenters List Julianne Moore, Steve Carell & More Added to OSCARS Presenters List
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2016

Oscars® producers David Hill and Reginald Hudlin announced today the second slate of presenters for the 88th Oscars telecast. The Oscars, hosted by Chris Rock, will air live Oscar® Sunday, February 28, on ABC. ... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch First Promo for FOX's Inspirational Live Television Event THE PASSION VIDEO: Watch First Promo for FOX's Inspirational Live Television Event THE PASSION
by TV News Desk - February 01, 2016

Below, watch the first promo for the inspirational live television event THE PASSION, airing Palm Sunday, March 20 @ 8/7c on FOX!... (more...)
BETWEEN SEA AND LAND, THE BIRTH OF A NATION, and More Win Feature Film Awards at 2016 Sundance Film Festival BETWEEN SEA AND LAND, THE BIRTH OF A NATION, and More Win Feature Film Awards at 2016 Sundance Film Festival
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2016

Sundance Institute tonight announced the prizes in feature filmmaking at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, with top awards going to Between Sea and Land, The Birth of a Nation, First Girl I Loved, Jim: The James Foley Story, Sand Storm, Sonita and Weiner.... (more...)






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