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Photo Flash: Brand-New Shots from A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at American Conservatory TheaterPhoto Flash: Brand-New Shots from A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN at American Conservatory Theater
by BWW News Desk - Jun 9, 2017

Below, BroadwayWorld has brand-new production photos from American Conservatory Theater's production of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN! Tickets are on sale now through Sunday, July 9. (more...)

A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Added to North Carolina Theatre's 2017-18 SeasonA NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN Added to North Carolina Theatre's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

North Carolina Theatre is proud to announce the addition of a new show to the 2017-18 season on stage at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts. This season will feature A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN during an extended run in the A.J. Fletcher Opera Theater, May 4-20, 2018. (more...)

A.C.T. Announces Extension of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLINA.C.T. Announces Extension of A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

In response to strong advance ticket sales, American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will extend the run of Broadway's critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin at A.C.T.'s Geary Theater (415 Geary St.). Tickets are now on sale through Sunday, July 9, 2017. Fueled by such unforgettable songs as 'Me and Bobby McGee,' 'Piece of My Heart,' 'Mercedes Benz,' 'Cry Baby,' and 'Summertime,' A Night with Janis Joplin is a musical journey celebrating Janis and her biggest musical influences-icons like Aretha Franklin, Etta James, Odetta, Nina Simone, and Bessie Smith-who inspired one of rock and roll's greatest legends. Tickets are available at the A.C.T. Box Office at 415.749.2228 or online at www.act-sf.org. Ticket prices are subject to change without notice. (more...)

Acoustic Guitar Duo Everett Coast Releases Covers Vol 1Acoustic Guitar Duo Everett Coast Releases Covers Vol 1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2017

Los Angeles-based acoustic guitar duo EVERETT COAST has put their own spin on several iconic pop, rock and reggae hits. Available now digitally, Everett Covers Vol. 1 (Live at Ultratone Studios) includes unique renditions of songs by Michael Jackson, Green Day, The Beach Boys, Bob Marley and the current single, 'Say It Ain't So' from Weezer. (more...)

JUNIOR DIVAS! Benefit Concert to Support Mary's Shelter BethlehemJUNIOR DIVAS! Benefit Concert to Support Mary's Shelter Bethlehem
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Star of the Day Productions is pleased to introduce the JUNIOR DIVAS! - A BENEFIT FOR MARY'S SHELTER. (more...)

McKnight Theater Artist Fellows present WORKS IN PROGRESS 6/26McKnight Theater Artist Fellows present WORKS IN PROGRESS 6/26
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

17 McKnight Theater Artist Fellows Sonya Berlovitz (costume design), Thomasina Petrus (actor) and Kimberly Richardson (actor) will present selections from theatrical works in progress on Monday, June 26, 2017 at 7 p.m. at Mixed Blood Theatre. This free event is presented by the Playwrights' Center, which is taking reservations at pwcenter.org, info@pwcenter.org or 612-332-7481. Mixed Blood Theatre is located at 1501 South 4th Street in Minneapolis. (more...)

Americana Singer Songwriter Shelly Waters to Release New Album in JulyAmericana Singer Songwriter Shelly Waters to Release New Album in July
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Americana singer-songwriter Shelly Waters is set to release her new, self-titled album on July 28, 2017. (more...)

Michael Allman, Claudette King and More to Bring LEGENDS LIVE ON! to University of Saint JosephMichael Allman, Claudette King and More to Bring LEGENDS LIVE ON! to University of Saint Joseph
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

The Autorino Center for the Arts at the University of Saint Joseph and Black Eyed Sally's present "The Legends Live On!" featuring Michael Allman, Claudette King, Sheila Raye Charles, and Jeff Pitchell on Saturday, May 27, 2017 in the Hoffman Auditorium, located on the University's main campus at 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Conn. (more...)

Photo Flash: Stufish's SOHO Brings Circus Thrill Ride to The PeacockPhoto Flash: Stufish's SOHO Brings Circus Thrill Ride to The Peacock
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

The world premiere of SOHO - a thrill ride of circus, street and theatre performance, re-creating the exciting, edgy and voyeuristic world of London's Soho - created by rock'n'roll global power house Stufish, runs at West End's The Peacock now through Saturday 20 May 2017. Press night is tonight 10 May and BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Sarah Dash, Peterson Brothers and More to Bring R&B to Joe's PubSarah Dash, Peterson Brothers and More to Bring R&B to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The R&B calendar heats up at Joe's Pub! Highlights include Labelle founding member Sarah Dash on May 12; the soulfully-voiced and hard-rocking singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Celisse Henderson on May 31; Australian singer Cloves (Kaity Dunstan) on June 1; the Peterson Brothers, a modern blend of blues rock from 20-year-old Glenn and 17-year-old Alex Peterson, on June 2; a fundraiser for The Restorative Center with Stephanie McKay on June 15; soul powerhouse gina Breedlove on June 20; Alfa Anderson's album release party for her solo debut, From My Heart, on July 7; and, the relentlessly energetic JJ Thames & The Violet ReVOLT on August 8. (more...)

THE LEGENDS LIVE ON! to Bring Michael Allman, Claudette King and More to West HartfordTHE LEGENDS LIVE ON! to Bring Michael Allman, Claudette King and More to West Hartford
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The Autorino Center for the Arts at the University of Saint Joseph and Black Eyed Sally's present "The Legends Live On!" featuring Michael Allman, Claudette King, Sheila Raye Charles, and Jeff Pitchell on Saturday, May 27, 2017 in the Hoffman Auditorium, located on the University's main campus at 1678 Asylum Avenue, West Hartford, Conn. (more...)

Warner Bros. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II with the NJSOWarner Bros. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II with the NJSO
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

WARNER BROS. presents BUGS BUNNY AT THE SYMPHONY II -a spectacular fusion of classical music and classic animation that celebrates the world's most famous and beloved cartoons and their equally famous music-with the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra, June 3-4 in Newark and New Brunswick. Conducted by Emmy Award-winner George Daugherty, and created and produced by Daugherty and Emmy Award-winning producer David Ka Lik Wong, the production is a celebration of the world's favorite Warner Bros. Looney Tunes characters on-screen with live full symphony orchestra accompaniment. (more...)

Teaneck's Felicia Temple from The Voice Joins The O'Jays at bergenPACTeaneck's Felicia Temple from The Voice Joins The O'Jays at bergenPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Felicia Temple, a Teaneck resident who appeared on NBC's The Voice, was just added as the opening performer for The O'Jays on Friday, May 5, 2017 at 8 p.m. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at (201) 227-1030. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) will close out its 2016-17 season with Broadway's critically acclaimed musical A Night with Janis Joplin (June 7-July 2, 2017). (more...)

Paris Cat Presents New Soul Show BLACK IS VINYLParis Cat Presents New Soul Show BLACK IS VINYL
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

From Australia's Soul Capital comes two of Melbourne's outstanding vocalists, Fulton Street's Shannen Wick and jazz, soul, rhythm and blues vocalist, Vanessa Fernandez, performing together for one night only in Black is Vinly; bringing a mix of old, new and original soul on Thursday 15 June 2017 at Paris Cat. (more...)

Circus Meets Street in SOHO, Coming to The Peacock This MayCircus Meets Street in SOHO, Coming to The Peacock This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The world premiere of SOHO - a thrill ride of circus, street and theatre performance, re-creating the exciting, edgy and voyeuristic world of London's Soho - created by rock'n'roll global power house Stufish, opens at West End's THE PEACOCK from Saturday 6 - Saturday 20 May 2017. (more...)

Bluegrass Brunch, Dana Fuchs Band and More Coming Up at Daryl's House ClubBluegrass Brunch, Dana Fuchs Band and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

Legendary Little Steven Announces Highly Anticipated New Album 'Soulfire' Out This MayLegendary Little Steven Announces Highly Anticipated New Album 'Soulfire' Out This May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Wicked Cool/Big Machine/UMe has announced the eagerly anticipated new album from the legendary Little Steven. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Announces Spring and Summer EventsMuseum of the Moving Image Announces Spring and Summer Events
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

See all the newly announced April-June events at Museum of the Moving Image! (more...)

Speakeasy Wows Audiences at Performing Arts San AntonioSpeakeasy Wows Audiences at Performing Arts San Antonio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

Are you ready to take a fun, trip back to the Roaring Twenties and spend an evening in a gin joint during the prohibition era? If so, Speakeasy is the play for you. From start to finish, I was riveted. Most of the play is set during one eventful night in a bookstore by day and an afterhours gin joint run by the powerful, loving, and wild lady named Texas. There is singing, dancing, drinking, and mobsters. (more...)

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