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    @eltonjohndotcom - 7/30/14 05:57am Starting on Friday, August 1, a Music Man Stingray maple 5-string fretless bass guitar from the private... http://t.co/6IcuStGrXl

    @eltonjohndotcom - 7/29/14 09:53am The live screening of Billy Elliot the Musical on 28th September will see one of the original Billys, Liam Mower,... http://t.co/cB4l8MGX2D

    The Hit Men to Play Guild Hall in the Hamptons, 8/25
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

    Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, Carly Simon, Elton John, Barry Manilow, Carole King, Tommy James & The Shondells, Sting, Paul McCartneyTHE HIT MEN have worked with them all and many more mega-star acts, both in the studio and on tour. After decades behind the scenes, these immensely talented artists united to form THE HIT MEN, a brotherhood of musicians whose friendships date back nearly 50 years: Lee Shapiro (musical director & member of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons), Gerry Polci (drummer/member of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons), Jimmy Ryan (founder of The Critters, lead guitarist with Carly Simon for 21 years; has worked with Cat Stevens, Paul McCartney, Mick Jagger), Larry Gates (Carole King, Phoebe Snow), and Russ Velazquez (4-time Emmy-nominated composer; has worked with Sting, Carole King, The Ramones, LL Cool J). (more...)

    Roseanne Cash & John Leventhal to Play Wharton Center's Pasant Theatre, 10/23
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

    Singer, songwriter and Grammy-winning artist Rosanne Cash teams up with husband and fellow Grammy winning musician and producer John Leventhal for a new tour celebrating the release of their much anticipated album, The River and the Thread. The two arrive at Wharton Center's Pasant Theatre Thursday, October 23rd for one show at 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale now online at www.whartoncenter.com by phone at 1-800-Wharton or at the Wharton Center ticket office. (more...)

    'The Showtune Mosh Pit' for July 30th, 2014
    by Paul W. Thompson - Jul 30, 2014

    The latest in unauthorized gossip and buzz from the heart of Chicago's showtune video bars, and musical theater news from Chicago to Broadway. Our biggest musical theaters check in: Broadway In Chicago, the Marriott, the Drury Lane, the Paramount and Munster's TATC, plus Victory Gardens' special events, BoHo's 2015 season, 'The Book Of Merman' and new works from Jane Austen and the Everleigh Club! (more...)

    Hershey Symphony Orchestra to Present PIANO MEN: THE MUSIC OF ELTON JOHN & BILLY JOEL, 8/16
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

    Hershey Symphony Orchestra kicks off its 2014-2015 season with Piano Men: The Music of Elton John and Billy Joel on Saturday, August 16, 2014 at 8 p.m. at the Hershey Theatre. (more...)

    EVIL DEAD, POTTED POTTER, CANNIBAL! and More Set for Starvox's 10th Anniversary Season
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

    Starvox Entertainment has been wowing audiences for years, bringing the best in entertainment to Toronto and stages around the world. Celebrating ten years in the biz, the company today announced a packed calendar of productions and events, including smash hits, fan favourites and a new partnership with the Randolph Theatre. Get ready for flesh eaters, hot flashes, magic and, of course, a little song and dance. (more...)

    Sapphire Soul Set for Special West End Launch Concert, Aug 17
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

    Sejal Keshwala, Laura Tebbutt and Lisa-Marie Holmes are all successful solo artists in their own right, but together, as sensational new group Sapphire Soul, they are set to become a major new force to be reckoned with. Sapphire Soul will be launched with a special one-off West End performance directed by Sarah Ingram at The Hippodrome Casino on Sunday August 17. (more...)

    Brian Stokes Mitchell to Lead THE BAND WAGON for Encores! This November
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

    Tony Award winner Brian Stokes Mitchell will star in The Band Wagon, an Encores! Special Event based on the classic MGM movie of the same title, from November 6 - 16, 2014 at City Center. The show has a book by Douglas Carter Beane adapted from the screenplay by Betty Comden and Adolph Green, with music by Arthur Schwartz and lyrics by Howard Dietz. The Band Wagon will be directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Kathleen Marshall with music direction by Todd Ellison. The Band Wagon will run for 12 performances, by special arrangement with Warner Bros. Theatre Ventures. (more...)

    bergenPAC to Welcome Michael McDonald and Toto, 9/3
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

    Circle Theatre to Present SPAMALOT, 8/7-23
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2014

    Circle Theatre continues the Main Stage season in August of 2014 with the musical comedy MONTY PYTHON'S SPAMALOT, running August 7 through 23. (more...)

    Lionel Richie to Be Named 'Legend of Live' at 2014 Billboard Touring Awards
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

    Lionel Richie will be named a Legend of Live at the 2014 Billboard Touring Awards, to be held Nov. 20 at The Edison Ballroom in New York City. (more...)

    FOX's HELL'S KITCH Names Season 12 Winner
    by TV News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

    The 12th season of HELL'S KITCHEN came to an exciting close as host and Head Chef Gordon Ramsay announced Scott Commings the winner during tonight's Season Finale on FOX. (more...)

    Liam Mower to Make Special Appearance in BILLY ELLIOT for Live Stream Broadcast, Sept. 28
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

    On Sunday 28 September, Liam Mower will join the cast of Billy Elliot the Musical for a special performance to be broadcast live from the Victoria Palace Theatre to cinemas across the UK and around the world. Mower, who will play the role of Older Billy, originated the role of Billy Elliot in 2005 along with George Maguire and James Lomas, and was the first boy ever to play the role on stage. (more...)

    Original 'Billy' Liam Mower to Return for BILLY ELLIOT LIVE This Fall
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

    According to the Daily Mail, the original Billy Elliot -- Liam Mower -- is returning to the musical for one night only as part of its BILLY ELLIOT LIVE special performance on September 28. The event will be broadcast in UK cinemas, live from the Victoria Palace Theatre. Mower, now 22, will play the grown-up Billy in the musical's fantasy sequence featuring young Billy dancing with his older self. (more...)

    Photo Flash: N'Kenge Joins Indianapolis Symphony for 'CLASSIC FM' Concert
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

    N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical, Sondheim on Sondheim), reunited with Pops Conductor Jack Everly to perform as a soloist with the Indianapolis Symphony in a new concert CLASSIC FM: RADIO HITS FROM THE DECADES. Below, BroadwayWorld has exclusive photos from opening night! (more...)

    Adam Pascal to Join Seth Rudetsky for Broadway @ The Art House Series, 7/26-27
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

    Tony-nominee and Obie and Theatre World Award winner Adam Pascal, has created some of the most memorable roles in recent Broadway history. He shot to stardom for originating the role of Roger in the Broadway blockbuster 'Rent,' as well as the London production, and starred in the film version. On July 26 and 27 he returns to the acclaimed, original Broadway @ The Art House series, where he joins pianist and host Seth Rudetsky for an unforgettable evening of conversation and song. This marks his first return to Provincetown stages since debuting with the Art House series in its inaugural season of 2011. Adam also originated the role of Radames in Elton John and Tim Rice's 'Aida,' and was featured as the Emcee in the critically acclaimed revival of 'Cabaret' directed by Sam Mendes. Most recently he's starred on Broadway in 'Memphis' and in 'Chicago.' For tickets please visit The Art House website, or call 508-487-9222. (more...)

    Diane Warren To Be Honored By Point Foundation
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 23, 2014

    Point Foundation (Point) will present its Leadership Award to songwriter Diane Warren, whose work has been recognized with Grammy and Golden Globe awards and multiple Academy Award nominations. The Point Leadership Award is given to an individual who has achieved prominence in their professional career and unequivocally supported the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) community. Warren has repeatedly spoken out against bigotry of all kinds, including discrimination directed at the LGBTQ community. The 'It Gets Better' musical theater project that is touring the U.S. in support of LGBTQ youth includes songs of Warren's alongside those of Gnarls Barkley, Kelly Clarkson and Alanis Morissette. (more...)

    Terry Davies to Tribute Billy Joel and Elton John at The Grove, 8/8; ABBA FAB Set for 8/9 Concert
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

    The Grove Theatre announces a weekend of entertaining tributes to Elton John, Billy Joel and ABBA. (more...)

    Charles Aznavour to Play Farewell Concert at Theater at MSG, 9/20
    by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

    MSG Entertainment announced today that legendary French singer Charles Aznavour will make his only area appearance performing a farewell concert at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, September 20. (more...)

    VIDEO: Cast of Broadway's THE LION KING Perform 'He Lives In You' at The White House
    by Stage Tube - Jul 21, 2014

    Cast members from Broadway's THE LION KING were welcomed by First Lady Michelle Obama at the White House's Kids State Dinner on July 18th. (more...)

    VIDEO: Top Two HELL'S KITCHEN Finalists Revealed; Watch Preview of Season Finale!
    by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2014

    Last night, two chefs moved one step closer to becoming the winner of HELL'S KITCHEN. Below, watch a preview of the exciting HELL'S KITCHEN Season Finale episode! (more...)

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