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BWW Review: National Tour Of Webber's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Is A Dream Come TrueBWW Review: National Tour Of Webber's PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Is A Dream Come True
by Jeffrey Walker - Jul 25, 2016

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA I just experienced at the Kennedy Center renewed my faith in the show: it is a delight for all the senses, possesses dazzling stagecraft, and is performed by a cast that mines the romance, danger, and intrigue from the story and score. I declare this production a dream come true. Chris Mann, formerly a contestant on THE VOICE headlines the show in the title role, performing with mystery and power. His Christine on the night I attended, Kaitlyn Davis, was stunning, as well. (more...)

Los Angeles Jewish Symphony to Present LET'S PLAY LA! This AugustLos Angeles Jewish Symphony to Present LET'S PLAY LA! This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

The Los Angeles Jewish Symphony invites you to Let's Play LA! on Sunday, August 21st at 7:30pm, at the newly renovated Ford Theatres in Hollywood. (more...)

SQL Sentry Introduces Performance Advisor for Microsoft Azure SQL Data WarehouseSQL Sentry Introduces Performance Advisor for Microsoft Azure SQL Data Warehouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

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Julia Udine to Rejoin THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National TourJulia Udine to Rejoin THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA National Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA announces the return of Julia Udine to the national tour.  Ms. Udine will resume performances as 'Christine Daae,' the role which she created for the national tour and most recently starred as on Broadway, for the Washington DC engagement at the Kennedy Center July 13-August 20 and the Denver engagement at Buell Hall August 25-September 11.  Katie Travis will return to the role in the fall. (more...)

Line-up Announced for Concert Series HOT JAZZ / COOL GARDEN at Louis Armstrong House MuseumLine-up Announced for Concert Series HOT JAZZ / COOL GARDEN at Louis Armstrong House Museum
by Marianka Swain - Jun 8, 2016

Summer in the city begins on July 4th, Louis Armstrong's traditional birthday, when the Louis Armstrong House Museum kicks off its signature summer concert series Hot Jazz / Cool Garden - now in its 10th year. For three days this summer, hot jazz is served up with red beans 'n' rice in the Armstrongs' Japanese-inspired garden. Birthday cake will be served on July 4th and Hot Jazz / Cool Garden series subscribers will enjoy a soul food luncheon too. It's a wonderful world at the Louis Armstrong House Museum. (more...)

New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN Set for Caminito Theatre, 5/13-22New Musical Revue L.A. NOW AND THEN Set for Caminito Theatre, 5/13-22
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

Conceived and Directed by Grammy nominated Producer, Director, Writer, and Composer Bruce Kimmel, L.A. NOW AND THEN, is a new musical revue about the city that was and the city that is. (more...)

Solomon Jaye Releases Music Video New Single 'Love You Now'Solomon Jaye Releases Music Video New Single 'Love You Now'
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Following the successful release of his inaugural solo album Ordinary Man and first-time showcase as a solo artist at Florida Music Festival, multi-talented founding member of the groundbreaking vocal band The Edge Effect, Solomon Jaye is excited to announce the official debut of his “Love You Now” music video. T (more...)

Patti LuPone, Max Raabe & Palast Orchester and More Set for Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts' 2016-17 SeasonPatti LuPone, Max Raabe & Palast Orchester and More Set for Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts' 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Scottsdale Center for the Performing Arts has unveiled its 2016-17 season of music, dance, theater, comedy and more. The Center's star-studded lineup spans virtually every genre of the performing arts and highlights talent from around the globe, including Australia, Canada, Cuba, France, Germany, Ireland, Israel, Japan, Russia, Spain, the United Kingdom and the United States. Additional events will be announced later in the summer. (more...)

BWW Review: National Tour of PHANTOM Continues to Enchant Nashville AudiencesBWW Review: National Tour of PHANTOM Continues to Enchant Nashville Audiences
by Jeffrey Ellis - Mar 12, 2016

After 28 years, more than 10,000 performances on Broadway (where it reigns as the longest running show in history), countless tours and with rabid fans greeting the show at every stop, Andrew Lloyd Webber's The Phantom of the Opera continues to amaze and delight, as noted in its press opening at Nashville's Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall on March 11. (more...)

Chris Mann and Katie Travis to Lead PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Times-Union Center Next MonthChris Mann and Katie Travis to Lead PHANTOM OF THE OPERA at Times-Union Center Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

Casting has been announced for Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA for the premiere Jacksonville engagement at the Times-Union Center.  (more...)

Solomon Jaye's Highly Anticipated Debut Album 'Ordinary Man' Now AvailableSolomon Jaye's Highly Anticipated Debut Album 'Ordinary Man' Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

After months of anticipation, multi-talented founding member of the groundbreaking vocal band “The Edge Effect” Solomon Jaye is excited to announce the official debut of his inaugural solo album Ordinary Man now available on iTunes, Google Play, CDBaby and more. (more...)

BWW Review: Jodi Benson and Charlie Brown at SF SymphonyBWW Review: Jodi Benson and Charlie Brown at SF Symphony
by Harmony Wheeler - Dec 21, 2015

San Francisco continues a – hopefully – new tradition this week with “A Charlie Brown Christmas – Live!” This delightful program had its West Coast premiere last season, with first-half vocals from Lisa Vroman and the Symphony Chorus. This week, the concert features “Little Mermaid” voice Jodi Benson, a perfect choice for the production's youthful target audience. (more...)

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour Coming to Andrew Jackson HallTHE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Tour Coming to Andrew Jackson Hall
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2015

Cameron Mackintosh's spectacular new production of Andrew Lloyd Webber's THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA premieres at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center's Andrew Jackson Hall March 9-20, 2016. With newly reinvented staging and stunning scenic design, this new version of PHANTOM is performed by a cast and orchestra of 52 people, making this one of the largest productions on tour in North America. (more...)

Scoop: I WANT A DOG FOR CHRISTMAS CHARLIE BROWN on ABC - Tuesday, December 15, 2015Scoop: I WANT A DOG FOR CHRISTMAS CHARLIE BROWN on ABC - Tuesday, December 15, 2015
by - Nov 30, 2015

Get all the scoop on I WANT A DOG FOR CHRISTMAS CHARLIE BROWN, airing on ABC on Tuesday, December 15, 2015! (more...)

Photo Flash: Kristin Chenoweth to Perform 'Happiness' on Tonight's CHARLIE BROWN Special on ABCPhoto Flash: Kristin Chenoweth to Perform 'Happiness' on Tonight's CHARLIE BROWN Special on ABC
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the beloved PEANUTS animated tale, “A Charlie Brown Christmas,” Kristen Bell will host a special holiday retrospective, “It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown.” (more...)

BWW Preview: First Stage Unwraps, Happiness, Humor and the Human Condition in A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMASBWW Preview: First Stage Unwraps, Happiness, Humor and the Human Condition in A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Nov 17, 2015

Happiness and cheer come calling at First Stage with the debut of A Charlie Brown Christmas. The company's Artistic Director Jeff Frank had been writing this produciton on his own Christmas to-be-produced list in a continual effort to bring the1965 award-winning television special to the theater since he arrived in 1999. Only recently have the copyrights been released through Eric Schaeffer's stage adaptation, and Frank immediately seized the opportunity to warm Milwaukee's hearts and introduce a new generation to the world created by Charles Schulz. Charlie Brown, Snoopy and the Peanuts gang take over the Todd Wehr Theater beginning on Friday, November 27 for a superb holiday celebration. (more...)

ABC Announces 2015 Holiday ProgrammingABC Announces 2015 Holiday Programming
by TV News Desk - Oct 21, 2015

ABC celebrates the joy of the holidays with special programming, including “It's Your 50th Christmas, Charlie Brown,” “Toy Story 20th Anniversary Special” and an all-new series, “The Great Holiday Baking Show.” (more...)

Jane Monheit Set for Bay Area Cabaret, 11/8Jane Monheit Set for Bay Area Cabaret, 11/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret presents Grammy nominated jazz and pop vocalist Jane Monheit making her Venetian Room debut Sunday, November 8, performing her 'Greatest Hits' in two shows-at 4:00 and 7:30 pm. (more...)

BWW Review: New PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Lush and RomanticBWW Review: New PHANTOM OF THE OPERA Lush and Romantic
by Linda Hodges and Nick Hodges - Aug 31, 2015

Hodges and Hodges Set the Stage for The Phantom of the Opera at SHNSF's Orpheum Theatre, playing now through October 4th. (more...)

Connecticut Wearable Technology Startup Raises More Than $100k on KickstarterConnecticut Wearable Technology Startup Raises More Than $100k on Kickstarter
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2015

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