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BWW CD Reviews: Omniverse Vision's FROM HERE TO ETERNITY: THE MUSICAL (Live Cast Recording) Leaves Listeners Wanting More
by David Clarke

Recognized as one of the best American novels of the 20th century, it is no surprise that From Here to Eternity has continued to stay present in cultural consciousness. The only true surprise is that ... (more...)
Spoiler Alert! THE VOICE Blind Auditions Night Four Recap 9/30; Full Results!
by Matt Tamanini

Three down, two to go. There were only two Blind Auditions left coming into tonight, and the four VOICE teams were aleady starting to take shape, a fact that the coaches remind us of multiple times th... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Cazwell's HARD 2 B FRESH Makes Fresh Look Easy
by David Clarke

If you're a fan of Cazwell, you've been anticipating HARD 2 B FRESH since Nov. 8, 2011 when his single 'Unzip Me' was released. If you're not familiar with Cazwell, this album is a great introduction ... (more...)
BWW Reviews: PENTATONIX Brings Energetic Performance to Ohio State's Campus
by Amanda Etchison

An anticipatory buzz of hushed conversation filled the Ohio Union's Archie Griffin Grand Ballroom Monday night as the lights dimmed and the opening notes of Ariana Grande's 'Problem' rang out across t... (more...)
Spoiler Alert! THE VOICE Recap for Blind Audition Night Three 9/29; Full Results!
by Matt Tamanini

The first two nights of THE VOICE's Blind Auditions last week, presented us with a lot of ups, but a few uncharacteristic downs from a show that prides itself on having the best singers on reality TV,... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Stage Door Records' TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES (Original Cast Recording) is Atmospheric and Moody
by David Clarke

Stephen Edwards' TESS OF THE D'URBERVILLES, a musical adaption of Thomas Hardy's 1891 novel, is a musical that never found its proper footing. Prior to opening on the West End, the UK tour was met wit... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Yellow Sound Label's GRIND (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) is Pop-Laden and Poignant
by David Clarke

In a world ruled by smartphones, social dating apps are at the forefront of the single's experience. Naturally, various forms of media are reflecting these trends and holding that mirror up to audienc... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Migguel Anggelo's Thrills Audiences with BETWEEN DREAMS/ENTRE SUEÑOS Concert
by David Clarke

In support of his upcoming album, LA CASA AZUL, Migguel Anggelo took the stage at Joe's Pub last night to share his BETWEEN DREAMS/ENTRE SUEÑOS concert with audiences. The Venezuelan-born singer bring... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Yellow Sound Label's TAMAR OF THE RIVER (A World Premiere Recording) is Majestically Opulent
by David Clarke

The critically lauded and Drama Desk Award nominated TAMAR OF THE RIVER was originally commissioned as part of Signature Theatre's American Musical Voices Project: The Next Generation. With a rich tap... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Lakeshore Records' STAGE FRIGHT (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) Is What It Is
by David Clarke

Fall is upon us. As the air grows crisper, stories of gory murderous rampage grab our attention. Whether you love it, hate it, or haven't seen it, Jerome Sable's STAGE FRIGHT has Halloween 2014 writte... (more...)
Spoiler Alert! THE VOICE Season 7 Premiere Recap; Full Results & Pics!
by Matt Tamanini

I'm sorry Blake Shelton, I have rooted for your team since the first season of THE VOICE, but no longer. Yes, you are still one funny, country rapscallion, but I will not be pulling for you to take ho... (more...)
BWW Reviews: Mary Lambert Makes People Feel in Live Concert
by David Clarke

Like most people, I first discovered Mary Lambert because of the chorus hook that she wrote and sang for Macklemore and Ryan Lewis single "Same Love." Since then, Mary Lambert has gone on to release t... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Masterworks Broadway's ON THE TOWN (Original London Cast Recording) is a Helluva Recording
by David Clarke

ON THE TOWN is poised to have the best year ever. A big budget Broadway revival is set to begin previews on September 20, and Masterworks Broadway has just released the remastered ON THE TOWN (Origina... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: The Shapiro Sisters' LIVE OUT LOUD: Live at 54 BELOW is Cheerful and Ebullient
by David Clarke

On August 28, 2014, the Shapiro Sisters took the 54 BELOW stage for the fourth time and sang many tunes from the album and a few surprises as well, entertaining the audience with their brand of cutene... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Original Cast Records' NOËL COWARD OFF THE RECORD Is a Gem for Scholars and Noël Coward Fans
by David Clarke

Noel Coward left an inedible mark on the world of theatre with his hit plays, musicals, operettas, and revues. His expansive work is studied and revered by scholars, many of whom can trace elements of... (more...)
Harrisburg Punk Band THE LEBOWSKIS Release First Full Length CD 'Tuesday Nights'
by Tory Gates

No apostrophe. No Dude. No references to the movie beyond the name. Together in various forms since 2004, the quartet has just released its first full-length CD, Tuesday Nights. (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Stage Door Records' SWAN ESTHER (Original Concept Album) Doesn't Take Flight
by David Clarke

In October of 1980, Nick Munns sent a tape of five songs to London theatre agent David Land. With Nick Munns music, David Land dreamed of replicating the success of JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOR ... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Jay Records' THE LAST SESSION (Original London Cast Recording)
by David Clarke

THE LAST SESSION first opened in 1997 at the 47th Street Theatre. Sitting in one of those audiences was Rob Harris, who was so moved by the show that he made a vow to produce it himself one day. His d... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Original Cast Records' LOST BROADWAY AND MORE: VOLUME 5 Celebrates Comden, Green, and Styne
by David Clarke

Betty Comden, Adolph Green, and Jule Styne are all theater artists that still grab our attention. With Styne, Comden and Green created PETER PAN, BELLS ARE RINGING, DO RE MI, and others. Original Cast... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Leslie Odom Jr.'s LESLIE ODOM JR. Gives All the Heart
by David Clarke

Leslie Odom Jr. took a risk to progress his career with a solo album. He turned to Kickstarter and received copious donations from his loyal fans. Funded with almost $11,000 more than his original goa... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Masterworks Broadway's ROSLYN KIND: GIVE ME YOU/THIS IS ROSLYN KIND is a Pop Time Capsule
by David Clarke

Imagine yourself in a 1960's egg chair. It's a lazy evening in 1969, and the airy pop styling of Roslyn Kind's vocals gently caress your ear drums. Now, with Masterworks Broadway's release of ROSLYN K... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: UMe's ROCKY BROADWAY (Original Broadway Cast Recording) Fights from the Heart
by David Clarke

While the Broadway production of ROCKY is going down for the final count on Sunday, August 17, the show and its bombastic score are continuing to delight audiences on a nightly basis in New York City.... (more...)
BWW CD Reviews: Ghostlight Records' A SECOND CHANCE (Original Cast Recording) Jazzes Life's Hardships
by David Clarke

I've come to embrace the idea that a life well lived is filled with its fair share of second chances and new beginnings. For Ted Shen's A SECOND CHANCE audiences were introduced to Dan and Jenna, both... (more...)
BWW Reviews: FRANK - A Quirky Film of a Young Man's Quest to Fulfill his Musician Dreams
by Shari Barrett

FRANK is one of the quirkiest I have seen in quite some time, centering on Jon (Domhnall Gleeson), a young wanna-be musician and songwriter who tries his best to find inspiration for his songs in the ... (more...)
VIDEO: AMERICAN IDOL Judges Preview Season 14 During Nashville Auditions!
by TV News Desk

Below, the judges preview Season 14 of the singing competition at the auditions in Nashville, Tennessee! (more...)


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