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BWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit PlayhouseBWW Review: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Trevor Worden - Aug 31, 2015

The songs of the early rock and roll awakening, still rock and roll in Ogunquit Playhouse's newest production of Million Dollar Quartet. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit PlayhouseSTAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Aug 28, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is the first regional theatre in the country to produce the Tony Award-winning musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, onstage now through September 19, 2015. BroadwayWorld has highlights from the show below! (more...)

South Jersey Jazz Society to Present Paul Jost's SPRINGSTEEN REIMAGINED, 9/18South Jersey Jazz Society to Present Paul Jost's SPRINGSTEEN REIMAGINED, 9/18
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

On Friday, September 18th, the South Jersey Jazz Society presents Paul Jost's "Springsteen Reimagined" concert at Sandi Pointe Coastal Bistro, 908 Shore Road, in Somers Point, NJ. (more...)

9 TO 5, THE MUSIC MAN & More Set for Flat Rock Playhouse's 2016 Season9 TO 5, THE MUSIC MAN & More Set for Flat Rock Playhouse's 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2015

The Flat Rock Playhouse announced today the plays, musicals and Music on the Rock concerts slated for the 2016 Season as well as a streamlined subscription package plan. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit PlayhousePhoto Flash: First Look at MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is the first regional theatre in the country to produce the Tony Award-winning musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET, onstage now through September 19, 2015. Scroll down for a first look at the cast onstage, plus a shot of the team on opening night, last night, August 21, 2015. The cast and crew gathered at Bintliff's Restaurant in Ogunquit for a lively after party! (more...)

Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives to Play Pepperdine's Smothers Theatre, 9/17Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives to Play Pepperdine's Smothers Theatre, 9/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

Five-time Grammy-winning Marty Stuart and His Fabulous Superlatives bring their signature blend of blues, gospel, and rock 'n' roll to Smothers Theatre at Pepperdine University on Thursday, September 17 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Ogunquit Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Begins Next WeekOgunquit Playhouse's MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Begins Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to be the first regional theatre in the country to produce the Tony Award-winning musical Million Dollar Quartet, on stage August 19 to September 19. This high voltage rock 'n roll show, with book by Colin Escott and Floyd Mutrux, is inspired by the electrifying true story of the famed recording session that brought together music icons Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis and Carl Perkins for one of the greatest jam sessions of all time. Featuring timeless hits such as 'Blue Suede Shoes,' 'Great Balls of Fire,' 'I Walk the Line,' 'Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' On,' 'Fever,' 'Folsom Prison Blues,' 'Hound Dog' and more, this thrilling musical brings you inside the recording studio with four major talents who came together as a red-hot rock 'n' roll band for one unforgettable night. (more...)

Photo Flash: Village Blend Joins MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Celebrate 1,000th Performance on the StripPhoto Flash: Village Blend Joins MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Celebrate 1,000th Performance on the Strip
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2015

Tuesday night (Aug. 4, 2015) beloved Las Vegas non-profit, Opportunity Village's Village Blend vocal group joined the cast of the smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET onstage for a special encore performance at Harrah's Las Vegas. In celebration of MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET's 1,000th performance on the Las Vegas Strip, Village Blend performed Carl Perkins' 'Blue Suede Shoes' alongside the rockin' cast for an enthusiastic audience. Scroll down for photos and footage! (more...)

Breaking News: Valerie Harper Replaced by Brenda Vaccaro in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET ITBreaking News: Valerie Harper Replaced by Brenda Vaccaro in Ogunquit's NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2015

Academy Award nominated film star Brenda Vaccaro will step into the role of Millicent Winter in the production of Nice Work If You Can Get It now playing on the Ogunquit Playhouse stage through August 15. (more...)

Chris Isaak Set for Boulder Theater, 8/29Chris Isaak Set for Boulder Theater, 8/29
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

97.3 KBCO & Z2 Entertainment will present Chris Isaak at the Boulder Theater on Saturday, August 29th, 2015. Tickets are on sale July 31st for $55 reserved or $69.50 gold circle. (more...)

'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 22nd, 2015'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 22nd, 2015
by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 22, 2015

The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. It's all about musical legends! 'Men Of Soul,' 'All Shook Up,' 'Amazing Grace,' 'Million Dollar Quartet' and 'Bette' show showbiz as it was. Also on our boards: '[title of show],' 'Madame Pompadour' and 'Clue,' plus revisiting 'Eastland' and preparing to see the 'October Sky.' (more...)

Theatre at the Center Sets 2015 Lineup of Special Events, ConcertsTheatre at the Center Sets 2015 Lineup of Special Events, Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

One of the Midwest's leading, professional equity theaters presenting both regional and world premieres, Theatre at the Center, 1040 Ridge Road, Munster, is thrilled to offer an array of special events and performances in addition to their exceptional 2015 Anniversary Season. Kicking off the lineup is a jam packed weekend of entertainment with Harbor Lights' Tribute to Doo-Wop, Chicagoland's hottest doo-wop vocal quintet performing entirely in a cappella on August 21, followed by M&R Rush on August 22.Switchback may be known for their Celtic hits but will treat audiences to a special bluegrass concert, Switchback Americana, on September 27. The Neverly Brothers will delight with their fun synthesis of rockabilly and 60's British Invasion on October 31. Rounding out the lineup is A Jersey Voice: Sinatra to Springsteen and Everyone In Between on December 31. Ring in the New Year with some of America's beloved classics including songs from Dean Martin, Billy Joel and Frankie Valli. (more...)

Chris Isaak to Return to Fred Kavli Theatre, 8/13Chris Isaak to Return to Fred Kavli Theatre, 8/13
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2015

Platinum-selling and Grammy nominated singer/songwriter, Chris Isaak returns to the Fred Kavli Theatre, Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Centenary Stage Company's Summer Jamfest Continues with Nashville, 8/1Centenary Stage Company's Summer Jamfest Continues with Nashville, 8/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2015

Nashville, Tennessee famously nick-named Music City, USA is home to the Country Music Hall of Fame, the Grand Ole Opry and, of course, a plethora of major record labels including Sun Records where Rock and Roll was born.  With such a rich music legacy it's no surprise that many of Rock & Roll's best and brightest passed through Nashville at some point during their celebrated careers.  On Saturday, August 1 at 8pm Centenary Stage Company's Summer Jamfest brings the “rock and roll” sound of Music City to the Sitnik Theater of the David and Carol Lackland Center with Nashville Legends. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extends Chicago Run Into 2016MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Extends Chicago Run Into 2016
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2015

Million Dollar Quartet, the longest-running Broadway musical production in Chicago's history, has been extended through January 17, 2016.  With over 2,000 performances and nearly 7 smash years in Chicago, the Tony Award-winning rock 'n' roll musical holds the record for the longest-running Broadway musical in Chicago.  A new block of tickets, for performance from September 30, 2015-January 17, 2016 will go on sale on Friday, July 17, 2016. (more...)

Village Blend to Help Celebrate MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET's 1,000th PerformanceVillage Blend to Help Celebrate MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET's 1,000th Performance
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2015

In celebration of the smash-hit musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET's 1,000th performance on the Las Vegas Strip this August, local non-profit Opportunity Village's Village Blend vocal group will join the cast onstage for a special encore performance on Tuesday, Aug. 4 at 7 p.m. in the Harrah's Las Vegas Showroom. Members of Village Blend will take the stage for a one-night-only performance of Carl Perkins' legendary tune 'Blue Suede Shoes' alongside the talented cast during the finale. (more...)

Valerie Harper to Join Sally Struthers in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at Ogunquit PlayhouseValerie Harper to Join Sally Struthers in NICE WORK IF YOU CAN GET IT at Ogunquit Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2015

The Ogunquit Playhouse is thrilled to announce that star of stage, screen and television Valerie Harper will join the cast in the role of the wealthy and stylish Millicent Winter in the delightful Nice Work If You Can Get It on stage July 22 to August 15. Also joining the cast is two-time Emmy Award winner Sally Struthers as the Dutchess Estonia, a temperance enforcer who is set against a gang of bootleggers in this madcap musical comedy set during the Roaring Twenties. This brand-new musical written by Tony Award-winner Joe DiPietro is based on material by Guy Bolton and P. G. Wodehouse and was nominated in 2012 for 10 Tony Awards, winning two. This high-stepping Broadway musical recalls the golden age of American musicals, complete with extravagant dance numbers, glittering Broadway costumes and a treasure trove of George and Ira Gershwin's most beloved songs, including "But Not For Me," "Let's Call the Whole Thing Off," "I've Got a Crush on You" and "Someone to Watch Over Me." (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Returns to DPAC April 5th-6th, 2016!MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Returns to DPAC April 5th-6th, 2016!
by Jeffrey Karasarides - Jul 7, 2015

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BWW Reviews:  MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Evokes Nostalgia at Wolf TrapBWW Reviews: MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET Evokes Nostalgia at Wolf Trap
by Jennifer Perry - Jun 27, 2015

Bottom line? If you have an opportunity to check out one of the four remaining performances at Wolf Trap this weekend, it is worthwhile to do so. (more...)

MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Launch New Tour During 2015-16 SeasonMILLION DOLLAR QUARTET to Launch New Tour During 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2015

The national tour of the Broadway musical MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET will celebrate the closing of its 4th season on the road on Sunday, June 28.  Inspired by the electrifying true story of four rock 'n' roll icons, MILLION DOLLAR QUARTET played over 60 cities in the last year from Anchorage and Oklahoma City to St. Louis and Buffalo, and will conclude at Vienna, VA's beautiful outdoor venue, Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts. (more...)

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