Barack Obama News

President Barack Obama and Daughter Malia Visit THE PRICE on BroadwayPresident Barack Obama and Daughter Malia Visit THE PRICE on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

President Barack Obama and his daughter Malia were in the audience for The Price on Broadway tonight at Roundabout Theatre Company. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Ted Hearne's Digital-Age Oratorio THE SOURCE at SF Opera LabPhoto Flash: First Look at Ted Hearne's Digital-Age Oratorio THE SOURCE at SF Opera Lab
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

SF Opera Lab presents composer Ted Hearne's universally acclaimed digital-age oratorio The Source, drawn from the contents of Chelsea Manning's WikiLeaks release and called 'some of the most expressive socially engaged music in recent memory-from any genre' by Pitchfork. Previously performed in New York City and Los Angeles, the six performances of The Source this weekend, February 24-26, and March 1-3, 2017 at the Dianne and Tad Taube Atrium Theater open Season Two of San Francisco Opera's SF Opera Lab programming. Scroll down for a first look at the production! (more...)

Tickets On Sale Today for Bill Maher at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing ArtsTickets On Sale Today for Bill Maher at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2017

???????Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts and AEG Live announce tickets to Bill Maher's return to Orlando are on sale today, Friday, February 24, 2017 at 10 a.m. The host of HBO's "Real Time with Bill Maher" will play the Walt Disney Theater at Dr. Phillips Center on Saturday, July 8, 2017 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 2/21Check Out Monologue Highlights from LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS, 2/21
by TV News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Beloved 'Saturday Night Live' personality - and the longest serving 'anchor' on the show's wildly popular 'Weekend Update' - Seth Meyers takes over as host of NBC's 'Late Night,' home to A-list celebrity guests, memorable comedy and the best in musical talent. (more...)

More Stars Sign on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATIONMore Stars Sign on for Broadway's SIX DEGREES OF SEPARATION
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2017

Additional casting has been announced for the revival of John Guare's critically acclaimed play Six Degrees Of Separation starring seven-time Emmy Award winner Allison Janney ('Mom,' The Girl on the Train) as Ouisa, Tony Award winner John Benjamin Hickey (The Normal Heart, 'Manhattan') as Flan and Corey Hawkins (Straight Outta Compton, '24: Legacy') as Paul. (more...)

Legacy Recordings to Release 'Cover Stories' Album to Benefit War Child This MayLegacy Recordings to Release 'Cover Stories' Album to Benefit War Child This May
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

On May 5, Legacy Recordings (a division of Sony Music Entertainment) will release Cover Stories: Brandi Carlile Celebrates 10 Years of The Story An Album to Benefit War Child. (more...)

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi the Most Followed World Leader on Facebook; U.S. President Donald Trump Comes into Power with Massive FollowingIndian Prime Minister Narendra Modi the Most Followed World Leader on Facebook; U.S. President Donald Trump Comes into Power with Massive Following
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

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BWW TV: Chita Rivera Talks Prolific Career & More on TODAYBWW TV: Chita Rivera Talks Prolific Career & More on TODAY
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 20, 2017

This morning, the TODAY Show's Al Roker sat down with Broadway icon Chita Rivera for his Living Legends series. The interview took place at the famed Birdland nightclub in New York City, one of her favorite spots, where she has performed many times. (more...)

Chita Rivera & Tommy Tune Will Hit the Road this Fall on the 'Two For the Road Tour'Chita Rivera & Tommy Tune Will Hit the Road this Fall on the 'Two For the Road Tour'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2017

This morning, the TODAY show's Al Roker sat down with Broadway icon Chita Rivera for his Living Legends series. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Twisted Take on Faust LIANA AND BEN Makes World Premiere in LAPhoto Coverage: Twisted Take on Faust LIANA AND BEN Makes World Premiere in LA
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Circle X Theatre Co. is thrilled to announce the world premiere of a new play, LIANA AND BEN, written by Susan Rubin and directed by Mark Bringelson.  LIANA AND BEN will preview on Thursday, February 16 & Friday, February 17 at 8pm and will open on Saturday, February 18 at 8pm and run through Saturday, March 26 at Atwater Village Theatre, 3269 Casitas Ave. in Los Angeles, 90039. (more...)

NewsOne To Host Inaugural 'Barack Obama Day'NewsOne To Host Inaugural 'Barack Obama Day'
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

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DVR Alert: Chita Rivera Set for TODAY's 'Living Legends' Series, 2/20DVR Alert: Chita Rivera Set for TODAY's 'Living Legends' Series, 2/20
by TV News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The TODAY Show's AL ROKER recently sat down with Broadway icon CHITA RIVERA for his Living Legends series and the interview will air on Monday, February 20. (more...)

Amazing Ken Levy and More Set for MAGIC AT CONEY!!! This WeekendAmazing Ken Levy and More Set for MAGIC AT CONEY!!! This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

Magical Promotions, together with Coney Island USA, presents an afternoon of fun and wonder for the entire family. 'Magic at Coney!!!' is a magical variety show highlighting a vast array of magicians; featuring illusionists, escape artists, mentalists and close-up magicians from around the world. (more...)

KD Novelties to Publish New Personalized Book After Trump Builds WallKD Novelties to Publish New Personalized Book After Trump Builds Wall
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

KD Novelties is waiting on President's Trump promise of building a wall to release their new personalized children's book. My Adventure with the Presidents of the United States is a personalized book where children meet 10 of the United States Presidents that help him/her with their school assignment. The Presidents interact and teach children what accomplishments they made during their presidency and even tell one of their famous presidential quotes to the child. (more...)

ART WYNWOOD Announces Exhibitors, Fair Highlights and Special Events 2/16 to 2/20ART WYNWOOD Announces Exhibitors, Fair Highlights and Special Events 2/16 to 2/20
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Art Wynwood, presented by Art Miami, is proud to announce its list of exhibitors, special events and fair highlights for 2017. The five-day fair will return for its sixth edition Presidents Day Weekend, February 16 through February 20. (more...)

ESPN's THE UNDEFEATED to Reveal 44 African Americans who Changed the CountryESPN's THE UNDEFEATED to Reveal 44 African Americans who Changed the Country
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

The Undefeated, ESPN's multimedia content platform focused on the intersection of sports, race and culture, today revealed “The Undefeated 44” – a list of living and past African Americans with extraordinary accomplishments and contributions who are symbols of pride and aspiration. (more...)

DRUMLINE LIVE WORLD TOUR Comes to Kalamazoo's Miller Auditorium 2/23DRUMLINE LIVE WORLD TOUR Comes to Kalamazoo's Miller Auditorium 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

DRUMLine Live comes to Kalamazoo's Miller Auditorium on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at       7:30 p.m.  Tickets are available now at the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office, by phone at           (800) 228-9858 or (269) 387-2300 and online at www.millerauditorium.com. (more...)

STEP AFRIKA! Coming to Brooklyn Center for the Performing ArtsSTEP AFRIKA! Coming to Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season with the much-anticipated return of Step Afrika! on Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 8pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Answers 'Shady' Theater Questions on 'HEDWIG', HAMILTON & MoreVIDEO: Andrew Rannells Answers 'Shady' Theater Questions on 'HEDWIG', HAMILTON & More
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

On last night's WATCH WHAT HAPPENS LIVE, Little Shady Frannie was in the Clubhouse to ask guest Andrew Rannells some shady theatre questions about HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH, HAMILTON and his GIRLS cast mates. (more...)

THE FIVE IRISH TENORS Come to Harris Center in First North American TourTHE FIVE IRISH TENORS Come to Harris Center in First North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Following in the footsteps of the great John McCormack, these five exquisitely trained singers-David Martin, Morgan Crowly, Ciaran Kelly, George Hutton, and Alan Leech- fuse Irish wit and boisterous charm, with lyricism, dramatic flair and operatic style to bring you a unique Irish tenor concert experience. (more...)

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