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The Australian Haydn Ensemble to Bring Classical Paris to SydneyThe Australian Haydn Ensemble to Bring Classical Paris to Sydney
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

One of the Worlds most experienced interpreters of Mozart on the Fortepiano, Melvyn Tan, will join the Australian Haydn Ensemble to dazzle audiences this June/July for a program inspired by the beauty and romance of Classical Paris. (more...)

Connor Arnold to Star in Tim Rice's New Version of BLONDEL at the Union TheatreConnor Arnold to Star in Tim Rice's New Version of BLONDEL at the Union Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Producers have announced the cast for the world premiere of a spanking new version of the Tim Rice musical comedy Blondel. (more...)

YOUNG ARTISTS OF AMERICA: THE SONGS OF TIM RICE to Air on MPT This JuneYOUNG ARTISTS OF AMERICA: THE SONGS OF TIM RICE to Air on MPT This June
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

The broadcast premiere of Young Artists of America: The Songs of Tim Rice, airs on Maryland Public Television (MPT) Thursday, June 1 at 8 p.m. Filmed recently at MPT's Owings Mills studios, the program features symphonic, dance, and vocal performances of lyricist Sir Tim Rice's musical theater and movie hits by the Bethesda-based group, (YAA). YAA consists of students from more than 80 schools in Maryland, northern Virginia and the District of Columbia. The one-hour television special includes the talents of some 150 area students, and is hosted by Sir Tim Rice. (more...)

Legendary Tenor Jose Carreras Returns to Carnegie Hall this SeptemberLegendary Tenor Jose Carreras Returns to Carnegie Hall this September
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

In his first New York City appearance since 2003, the legendary Spanish tenor JOSE CARRERAS will be returning to Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall on September 28, 2017. He will be joined by guest soprano Margarita Gritskova and pianist Lorenzo Bavaj. (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGERubicon Theatre Company presents MY LIFE UPON THE WICKED STAGE
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

On the heels of a thrilling performance by Phantom star DAVIS GAINES, the 2017 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series at Rubicon Theatre Company continues with a concert starring Emmy Award-winner and multiple-Tony nominee NANCY DUSSAULT in MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE. Perhaps best known to audiences as the first host of "Good Morning America," and for her co-starring role on TV on "Too Close for Comfort," Dussault's remarkable career began on the stage. Her concert includes anecdotes about Dussault's remarkable career and songs by many of her favorite composers, such as Richard Rodgers, Jule Styne, Burton Lane and Stephen Sondheim. Dussault's extraordinary musicality and comedic storytelling infuse new meaning into beloved classics such as "Getting Married Today," "Look to the Rainbow," "Old Friend" and her iconic "Make Someone Happy." Nancy is joined by Musical Director Christopher Marlowe and Director Valentine Mayer. NANCY DUSSAULT: MY LIFE…UPON THE WICKED STAGE comes to Ventura for three-performances-only: Saturday, May 20 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. and Sunday, May 21 at 2 p.m. (more...)

BETH HART Comes to Boulder Theatre 9/16BETH HART Comes to Boulder Theatre 9/16
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

AEG Presents is excited to announce BETH HART at the Boulder Theater on Saturday, September 16, 2017.  Doors 7:00pm || Show 8:00pm. (more...)

Cincinnati Symphony Slates Upcoming European Festivals TourCincinnati Symphony Slates Upcoming European Festivals Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra (CSO) announced the details of an extensive, eleven-concert tour across Europe led by Music Director Louis Langree over three weeks in August and September. (more...)

Diana Krall's New Album 'Turn Up The Quiet' Makes Impressive Debut on Multiple Billboard ChartsDiana Krall's New Album 'Turn Up The Quiet' Makes Impressive Debut on Multiple Billboard Charts
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Multiple GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz pianist and world-renowned singer, Diana Krall debuted at #1 on Billboard's Traditional Jazz Charts, #1 on the current Jazz Albums charts, #1 on iTunes Jazz Charts, #7 on Billboard's Top Current Album Chart. (more...)

BWW Review: HARRY POTTER IN CONCERT, Royal Albert HallBWW Review: HARRY POTTER IN CONCERT, Royal Albert Hall
by Debbie Gilpin - May 13, 2017

The first in a series of film concerts dedicated to the massively successful Harry Potter film franchise is currently making its way around the world, stopping off for a few days at the historic Royal Albert Hall. It is an experience like no other, with the London Philharmonic Orchestra onstage and a large screen suspended in front of the choir stalls. (more...)

New PledgeMusic Campaign For Roger Glover's 'Butterfly Ball' 2017 Directors Cut Limited Edition Deluxe Box SetNew PledgeMusic Campaign For Roger Glover's 'Butterfly Ball' 2017 Directors Cut Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

A new PledgeMusic campaign has been started for Deep Purple legend Roger Glover's “Butterfly Ball” 2017 Directors Cut Limited Edition Deluxe Box Set to be released on Gonzo Multimedia! (more...)

Irish Arts Center presents Singer/Songwriter MUNDY, 6/7-8Irish Arts Center presents Singer/Songwriter MUNDY, 6/7-8
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

On June 7 & 8, Mundy, one of Ireland's most exciting live performers, returns to Irish Arts Center to share two evenings of his upbeat and celebratory folk/pop/rock style. While Irish Arts Center has a history of showcasing cutting edge musicians that redefine what it is to be an Irish artist - including esteemed Irish rockers Joe and Steve Wall of The Stunning, Irish / Sierra Leonean singer-songwriter Loah and theatrical songstress Camille O'Sullivan - Mundy's poetic lyrics, honest folk sensibility, and skilled guitar work truly set him apart. (more...)

Immersive Edgar Allan Poe Ghost Story 'THE COOPING THEORY' Plays Brooklyn SpeakeasyImmersive Edgar Allan Poe Ghost Story 'THE COOPING THEORY' Plays Brooklyn Speakeasy
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Poseidon Theatre Company, led by director Aaron Salazar, is currently mounting an immersive ghost story as an all-evening experience in a Brooklyn cellar speakeasy. The show, 'The Cooping Theory: Who Killed Edgar Allan Poe?' by Nate Suggs and Samantha Lacey, takes stage every Wednesday in the reconstructed former speakeasy underneath St. Mazie Bar and Supper Club, 345 Grand Street, Williamsburg, Brooklyn (between Havemeyer and Marcy).  (more...)

The Beach Boys Kick Off 2017 'Wild Honey World Tour' Across the U.S. and EuropeThe Beach Boys Kick Off 2017 'Wild Honey World Tour' Across the U.S. and Europe
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

The Beach Boys, widely considered one of the most influential bands in rock and roll, will set out on its Wild Honey World Tour across the U.S. and Europe. (more...)

Cast Announced for Grand Theatre's Production of BRASSED OFFCast Announced for Grand Theatre's Production of BRASSED OFF
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Today, Wolverhampton Grand Theatre announced that Jeffrey Holland will lead the cast of its first in-house production in almost 40 years. Jeffrey will play ex-miner and veteran conductor of Grimley Band, Danny in BRASSED OFF, from Wednesday 23 August - Saturday 2 September 2017. (more...)

Ramin Karimloo to Bring 'Broadgrass' and More to BB Kings This July; Tickets on Sale Now!Ramin Karimloo to Bring 'Broadgrass' and More to BB Kings This July; Tickets on Sale Now!
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

It was just announced that Tony and Olivier Award Nominated star Ramin Karimloo, by arrangement with Neil O'Brien Entertainment, will be returning to BB King Blues Club - for the fifth time - this summer for Ramin Karimloo Live. The Iranian-Canadian singer, currently starring on Broadway in Anastasia, will play one of his signature concerts at the legendary 42nd street blues club on Sunday, July 23rd and Monday, July 24th at 8PM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jim Carter, Michael Palin & More In BRASSED OFF ReunionPhoto Flash: Jim Carter, Michael Palin & More In BRASSED OFF Reunion
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Last night, members of the cast and creative team from beloved 1996 British movie BRASSED OFF reunited for a special 21st birthday screening at London Royal Albert Hall, with the film's score played live by the Grimethorpe Colliery Band - all on the iconic stage where its famous finale takes place. (more...)

John Addison and Arvid Larsen to Lead The Heather Brothers' HOLY CRAP at King's Head TheatreJohn Addison and Arvid Larsen to Lead The Heather Brothers' HOLY CRAP at King's Head Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

King's Head Theatre has announced the cast of Holy Crap, headed up by West End performers John Addison and Arvid Larsen. (more...)

Alan Alda, Elizabeth Brown, 'Bach & Django' & More Among Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival's 2017 LineupAlan Alda, Elizabeth Brown, 'Bach & Django' & More Among Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival's 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

At first it was unconscious, then by design: the 34th season of the Bridgehampton Chamber Music Festival, Long Island's longest-running classical music festival, has something of a water theme. (more...)

Donmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEEDonmar Warehouse Announces Full Casting For New Musical COMMITTEE
by BWW News Desk - May 8, 2017

The Donmar Warehouse today announces full casting for The Public Administration and Constitution Affairs Committee Take Oral Evidence on Whitehall's Relationship with Kids Company a new musical with music by Tom Deering, and book and lyrics by Hadley Fraser and Josie Rourke.    (more...)

Broadway Legend Barbara Cook Reveals Her RetirementBroadway Legend Barbara Cook Reveals Her Retirement
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2017

According to the New York Times (via the star's son), the long and legendary career of Barbara Cook, now 89, has come to an end.  (more...)

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