Baz Luhrmann News

Date of Birth: September 17, 1962 (54)
Birth Place: New South Wales, AUSTRALIA
Gender: Male
BWW Review: TRAINSPOTTING LIVE a Razor-Sharp, Cold Sweat Sensation at fortyfive downstairsBWW Review: TRAINSPOTTING LIVE a Razor-Sharp, Cold Sweat Sensation at fortyfive downstairs
by Brodie Paparella - Mar 24, 2017

BWW Review: TRAINSPOTTING LIVE a RAazor-Sharp Cold Sweat Sensation at fortyfive downstairs (more...)

Anna Lively to Celebrate the Music of Doris Day at Feinstein's/54 BelowAnna Lively to Celebrate the Music of Doris Day at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Anna Lively in "Isn't It A Lively Day…Anna Lively Celebrates the Music and Career of the One and Only Doris Day!'" on Wednesday, April 19th, at 9:30 PM. (more...)

Cast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT 2017Cast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's MENTOR PROJECT 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season. (more...)

VIDEO: First Footage Released of THE WILD PARTY at The Other PalaceVIDEO: First Footage Released of THE WILD PARTY at The Other Palace
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2017

First footage is released today of Michael John LaChiusa's The Wild Party, which plays until Saturday 1 April at The Other Palace. (more...)

Cast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's 2017 Mentor ProjectCast Announced for ESAI'S TABLE as Part of Cherry Lane's 2017 Mentor Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season. (more...)

Billy Porter Assembles the Cream of the Crop for THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS AlbumBilly Porter Assembles the Cream of the Crop for THE SOUL OF RICHARD RODGERS Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Tony and Grammy Award-Winner Billy Porter's new studio album, Billy Porter Presents The Soul of Richard Rodgers, will be released April 14, 2017 and will be available for pre-order tomorrow (Friday, March 3), it was announced today by Bee & El and Sony Masterworks Broadway. (more...)

Cherry Lane Theatre Announces Casting For The Second Play Of The 2017 Mentor ProjectCherry Lane Theatre Announces Casting For The Second Play Of The 2017 Mentor Project
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Cherry Lane Theatre has announced casting for the second production of the Obie award-winning MENTOR PROJECT 2017 now in its 19th season. Nathan Yungerberg's ESAI'S TABLE, will be presented at Cherry Lane (38 Commerce St.) from March 22 - April 1, 2017, it has been announced by Seri Lawrence and Janio Marrero, MENTOR PROJECT's Producing Artistic Directors. Angelina Fiordellisi is Cherry Lane's Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Garland Jeffreys' Video for '14 Steps To Harlem' Premieres on BillboardGarland Jeffreys' Video for '14 Steps To Harlem' Premieres on Billboard
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Garland Jeffreys' video for his single “14 Steps To Harlem” premieres on Billboard, who proclaim, “...between doo-wop style choruses, the video streams appropriate black & white period photos, including plenty of street scenes and venues such as the Apollo Theatre and the Rhythm Club. (more...)

VIDEO: Netflix Announces Premiere Date for THE GET DOWN: PART IIVIDEO: Netflix Announces Premiere Date for THE GET DOWN: PART II
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2017

Told through the lives and music of a ragtag crew of South Bronx teens, The Get Down is a mythic saga of the transformation of 1970s New York City. Part II launches April 7, 2017. (more...)

Full Cast Announced for THE BODYGUARD in MelbourneFull Cast Announced for THE BODYGUARD in Melbourne
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2017

Producers Michael Harrison, David Ian and John Frost today announced that the Melbourne season of the international award-winning hit musical THE BODYGUARD will play at the Regent Theatre from 24 August. The 2017 Australian tour of THE BODYGUARD will commence at the Sydney Lyric Theatre on 21 April, before playing at the Lyric Theatre, Brisbane from 19 July, then moving to the Regent Theatre, Melbourne. (more...)

First Look - Logo to Premiere Madonna Dancers Documentary Film STRIKE A POSE, 4/6First Look - Logo to Premiere Madonna Dancers Documentary Film STRIKE A POSE, 4/6
by TV News Desk - Feb 16, 2017

Hot off the heels of Logo's "RuPaul's Drag Race' Lady Gaga reveal, the network announced today the first of the Logo Documentary Films for this year will be STRIKE A POSE, which will premiere on Logo on Thursday, April 6 at 9pm ET/PT (more...)

Garland Jeffreys' New Album '14 Steps To Harlem' Out 4/28Garland Jeffreys' New Album '14 Steps To Harlem' Out 4/28
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Garland Jeffreys' highly anticipated new album, 14 Steps To Harlem, is set for April 28 release on Luna Park Records/Rough Trade. (more...)

BWW Review: BAZ- STAR CROSSED LOVE at The Palazzo TheatreBWW Review: BAZ- STAR CROSSED LOVE at The Palazzo Theatre
by Charles Quittner - Feb 8, 2017

The fireworks found in every Baz Luhrmann film are on display in Vegas supplied by three fabulous women in BAZ- Star Crossed Love. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

There was a huge turnout at Metropolitan Room Friday night for Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock's 'Women of Bilbao,' which explored Kurt Weill's compositions from the 12-tone Weimar period to his more lush Broadway compositions. (more...)

Hottest Articles on BWW 1/31/2017 - 2/7/2017Hottest Articles on BWW 1/31/2017 - 2/7/2017
by - Feb 7, 2017

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com 1/31/2017 - 2/7/2017. (more...)

MOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL to Receive New York Staged ReadingMOULIN ROUGE! THE MUSICAL to Receive New York Staged Reading
by Alexa Criscitiello - Feb 3, 2017

A new casting notice from Actors Equity has revealed that a spring staged reading is of Baz Luhrmann's Moulin Rouge is currently in the works.  (more...)

Little Cinema Teams with The Love Show for Immersive Screening of ROMEO + JULIET at House of YesLittle Cinema Teams with The Love Show for Immersive Screening of ROMEO + JULIET at House of Yes
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

Calling all star-crossed lovers and fortune's fools! The House of Montague and the House of Capulet are coming to the House of Yes. (more...)

Soprano Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock's Kurt Weill Concert to Feature Rare SelectionsSoprano Aimee Marcoux-Spurlock's Kurt Weill Concert to Feature Rare Selections
by BWW News Desk - Jan 30, 2017

Aimée Marcoux-Spurlock is poised to knock Kurt Weill fans dead at the Metropolitan Room Friday night at 9:30 in a special concert which includes some of Weill's rarest songs. The singer-actress will perform music Weill wrote with Maurice Magre, as well as a rarely sung song Weill wrote with Alan J. Lerner. (more...)

BWW Review: FUTURE SEX, INC. - The New Musical That Sucks So Hard But Feels So GoodBWW Review: FUTURE SEX, INC. - The New Musical That Sucks So Hard But Feels So Good
by George Brietigam - Jan 30, 2017

This repulsive piece of filth has cult following written all over it. (more...)

Stephen Adly Guirgis, Lynn Nottage, Dave Malloy and Dominique Morisseau Are Signature Theatre's New Resident PlaywrightsStephen Adly Guirgis, Lynn Nottage, Dave Malloy and Dominique Morisseau Are Signature Theatre's New Resident Playwrights
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2017

Four award-winning playwrights will join the residency programs at Signature Theatre, the company announced today. (more...)

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