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BWW Reviews: MARY POPPINS' Umbrella Soars at Playhouse
by Joseph Baker - Aug 25, 2014

The lessons of MARY POPPINS are made more palatable by those spoonfuls of sugar. (more...)

Nathan East Makes Grand Ole Opry Debut with Vince Gill
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Nathan East, one of the world's most recorded bassists, makes his Grand Ole Opry debut on Saturday, Aug. 16 performing with Grand Ole Opry member and MCA Nashville recording artist Vince Gill. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Michael Hughes and Brent Thiessen in Rehearsal for Soulpepper's A COUPLE OF SWELLS
by Stage Tube - Aug 14, 2014

2013 New York City Bistro Award winner, Michael Hughes and vocalist Brent Thiessen are teaming up for A COUPLE OF SWELLS to be presented as part of The Soulpepper Cabaret Series this Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at 8:30pm. Scroll down for footage of them in rehearsal! (more...)

Chadwick Johnson Coming to Suncoast Showroom, 9/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Singer, songwriter, Chadwick Johnson will bring his hip vibe and fresh spin on vintage and modern classics to the Suncoast Showroom on September 20 and 21 with the premiere of his production show, 'Golden.' (more...)

Wells Fargo Center for the Arts to Welcome Diana Krall and John Oliver this Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Today, Wells Fargo Center for the Arts announced two new shows in November at the Ruth Finley Person Theater (50 Mark West Springs Road, Santa Rosa). Grammy Award winning jazz pianist and vocalist Diana Krall appears Thursday, November 13, 2014. On Friday, November 21, 2014, Live Nation presents Emmy Award winning writer and comedian John Oliver. Tickets are $89.75 and $69.75 for Diana Krall and $45 for John Oliver. Tickets for both shows go on sale Friday, August 15, 2014 at noon and will be available online at wellsfargocenterarts.org, by calling 707-546-3600, and in person at the box office at 50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa. (more...)

Diana Krall to Perform at the Providence Performing Arts Center, 11/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and world renowned singer Diana Krall announced today that she perform at the Providence Performing Arts Center in Providence, RI on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at 7P, as part of her 'Wallflower World Tour. (more...)

Diana Krall to Play Van Wezel, 12/13
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and world renowned singer Diana Krall announced U.S. dates for her 'Wallflower World Tour' which will include a stop at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on December 13th at 8pm. The 26-city tour includes stops at some of the most prestigious venues across the country including The Walt Disney Concert Hall in Los Angeles, Davies Symphony Hall in San Francisco and The Beacon Theater in New York. Krall's latest U.S. Tour is in support of her stunning new album Wallflower, which will be released on Verve Records on October 21. (more...)

Simba Technologies Introduces 'Certified-for-Tableau' Custom ODBC Driver Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2014

VANCOUVER, BC - Today Simba Technologies Inc., the worldwide leader in Big Data connectivity, announced the launch of its 'Certified-for-Tableau' custom ODBC Driver program. The certification service is available immediately for developers building fully-featured, high-performance data-connectivity drivers with the SimbaEngine SDK, Simba's best-in-class ODBC and JDBC software development kit for SQL-enabled and non-SQL data stores. (more...)

Michael Hughes and Brent Thiessen to Bring A COUPLE OF SWELLS to Soulpepper Cabaret Series, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 05, 2014

2013 New York City Bistro Award winner, Michael Hughes and vocalist Brent Thiessen are teaming up for A COUPLE OF SWELLS to be presented as part of The Soulpepper Cabaret Series on Saturday, August 16th, 2014 at 8:30pm. (more...)

VIDEO: Remembering AMERICAN IDOL's Michael Johns; Watch Performance Highlights
by TV News Desk - Aug 03, 2014

Below, watch highlights from Michael John's appearances during the 2008 season. (more...)

1812 Productions Presents INTIMATE EXCHANGES at Philadelphia FringeArts Festival, 8/28 - 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

1812 Productions is pleased to begin its 18th season with Alan Ayckbourn's epic comedy of chance, Intimate Exchanges. Presented as part of the 2014 Philadelphia FringeArts Festival, Intimate Exchanges stars celebrated Philadelphia actors Anthony Lawton and Jennifer Childs. (more...)

Cheryl Barnes and Johnny Britt Set for HOT NIGHT OF COOL JAZZ, 8/16
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

A fresh and powerful new voice on the contemporary jazz scene, Cheryl Barnes (www.cheryldbarnes.com) - whose new full-length album Listen To This is scoring airplay everywhere from KCRW in Los Angeles to WNVW (The Wave) in Cleveland - will be sharing a 'Hot Night of Cool Jazz" with renowned R&B/Jazz singer Johnny Britt on Saturday, August 16 in Port Hueneme, Calif. (more...)

Chris Botti Announces 10th Annual Holiday Residency at Blue Note Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world's most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, has announced world renowned trumpeter Chris Botti's milestone 10th Annual Holiday Residency. The three-week engagement at the club will run Monday, December 15, 2014 through Sunday, January 4, 2015, with two shows each evening (including Christmas Eve and New Years Eve performances). (more...)

Sideshow Theatre Presents STUPID FUCKING BIRD,8/16-9/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2014

Sideshow Theatre Company is pleased to launch its 2014/15 season with the Midwest premiere of STUPID FUCKING BIRD, Aaron Posner's comic spin on Chekhov's The Seagull, directed by Artistic Director Jonathan L. Green, playing August 16 - September 21, 2014 at Victory Gardens Richard Christiansen Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Ave. in Chicago. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Playhouse on the Square Teases Its Beehives in HAIRSPRAY
by Joseph Baker - Jun 21, 2014

When Playhouse on the Square first showcased the musical version of the giddy John Waters' romp HAIRSPRAY a few seasons back, terpsichorean dynamo Courtney Oliver (as 'Tracy Turnblad') and theatre veteran Ken Zimmerman ('Miss Edna') left the stage each night with clamorous standing ovations for them and their colorful cohorts. I saw it more than once; it was the kind of theatrical experience that not only made you want to see it repeatedly, but one to which you longed to introduce others. I was thrilled to learn not only that HAIRSPRAY would return to end the current season at Playhouse, but that it would also reunite most of the original cast - and would be directed by the ever reliable Dave Landis. (more...)

Diana Krall to Release New Album of Popular Songs 'Wallflower', 9/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

Five-time Grammy Award-winning jazz pianist and singer Diana Krall will release her new studio album on Verve Records on September 9. (more...)

Frederic Yonnet to Make NYC Debut at The Iridium, 6/15
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2014

Urban jazz harmonicist Frederic Yonnet takes the stage for his New York debut at the Iridium Jazz Club in Times Square on Sunday, June 15, 2014 for two shows, 7pm and 9pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: THE SONGS OF OUR LIVES Concert Tributes Lamont Dozier and David Crosby
by BWW News Desk - Jun 09, 2014

"I'm in heaven," said Sean McNabb (bassist with House of Lords, Great White, and more), in reference to watching and meeting David Crosby. His sentiments seemed to be shared by the patrons of the 7th annual sold out "The Songs Of Our Lives" concert, benefiting The Fulfillment Fund, that paid tribute to two legendary songwriters: LAMONT DOZIER & DAVID CROSBY. Scroll down for photos from the concert! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 5/25/2014
by BWW - May 25, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 5/25/2014 for Santa Barbara (more...)

Playhouse on the Square to Present HAIRSPRAY, 6/20-7/13
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

It's 1962, the '50s are out, and change is in the air. Baltimore's Tracy Turnblad, a big girl with big hair and an even bigger heart, has only one passion - to dance. She wins a spot on the local TV dance program, 'The Corny Collins Show' and, overnight, is transformed from outsider to irrepressible teen celebrity. But can a trendsetter in dance and fashion vanquish the program's reigning princess, win the heart of heartthrob Link Larkin, and integrate a television show without denting her 'do? Only in Hairspray! (more...)

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