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THE BRIDGE 'BRINGING AMERICA TOGETHER' Set for 2/19 at LPRTHE BRIDGE 'BRINGING AMERICA TOGETHER' Set for 2/19 at LPR
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

For Black History Month, introducing a new dramatic and musical telling of the African-American experience narrated by Allan Harris and accompanied by a trio of the country's finest musicians. The Bridge 'Bringing America Together' is set for 8:30 PM at (Le) Poisson Rouge, New York, 158 Bleeker St. (more...)

Aakash Odedra Company In The New York Premiere of RISINGAakash Odedra Company In The New York Premiere of RISING
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016

NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts will present Aakash Odedra Company in the New York premiere of Rising, four solo dance works created especially for Aakash Odedra by celebrated choreographers Akram Khan, Russell Maliphant, Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, and Odedra himself, for one night only, on March 4, 2016 at NYU Skirball Center for the Performing Arts. (more...)

HBO to Debut New Bobby Cannavale-Led Drama VINYL, 2/14HBO to Debut New Bobby Cannavale-Led Drama VINYL, 2/14
by TV News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

The HBO drama series kicks off its ten-episode season SUNDAY, FEB. 14 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) with a pilot directed by Scorsese, from a teleplay by Terence Winter and George Mastras, and story by Rich Cohen & Mick Jagger & Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter, followed by hour-long episodes debuting subsequent Sundays at the same time. (more...)

CBS Pre-Show THE SUPER BOWL TODAY to Look Back at Past 49 YearsCBS Pre-Show THE SUPER BOWL TODAY to Look Back at Past 49 Years
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2016

Throughout the day on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, CBS's Super Bowl 50 pregame show, THE SUPER BOWL TODAY (2:00-6:00 PM, ET), celebrates the Super Bowl by integrating into its coverage historical footage, great moments, videos, player vignettes and reflections highlighting the history of the Super Bowl since CBS first broadcast it in 1967. (more...)

Lee Daniels to Helm Documentary on Legendary Apollo Theater; Asking Fans for Film FootageLee Daniels to Helm Documentary on Legendary Apollo Theater; Asking Fans for Film Footage
by Movies News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

Oscar nominee Lee Daniels will be directing a documentary on Harlem's legendary Apollo Theater and is asking music fans to contribute visual or audio-visual material for the project.  (more...)

GORDON LIGHTFOOT Coming To The Washington PavilionGORDON LIGHTFOOT Coming To The Washington Pavilion
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2016

After 50+ years of hit song making and international album sales well into the multi-millions, esteemed musician, Gordon Lightfoot brings his "50 Years of Highway Tour" to the Mary W. Sommervold Hall at the Washington Pavilion on June 26 at 8p.m. (more...)

Tony Taylor Jr. Named Winner of Guitar Center's 27th Annual Drum-OffTony Taylor Jr. Named Winner of Guitar Center's 27th Annual Drum-Off
by BWW News Desk - Jan 20, 2016

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Tickets to Anthony Salazar, Kidz Cabaret Series & More at bergenPAC Now on SaleTickets to Anthony Salazar, Kidz Cabaret Series & More at bergenPAC Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2016

New show on sale this week at bergenPAC: Kidz Cabaret Series: Story Pirates-Saturday, March 5, 2016 at 1PM and 3PM, BubbleMania-Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 1PM and 3PM, Anthony Salazar-Saturday, April 9, 2016 at 1PM and 3PM, Steve Petra's Super Silly Show-Saturday, April 30, 2016 at 1PM and 3PM, and Turtle Dance Music-Saturday, May 14, 2016 at 1PM and 3PM. (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...)

Netflix to Premiere Alex Gibney & Michael Pollen's Docu-Series COOKED, 2/19Netflix to Premiere Alex Gibney & Michael Pollen's Docu-Series COOKED, 2/19
by TV News Desk - Jan 15, 2016

Each of the series' four episodes examines one of the physical elements used throughout the ages to transform raw ingredients into delicious dishes: fire, water, air, and earth. (more...)

Savion Glover, Patricia Smith and Christian McBride Named NJPAC Artistic AdvisersSavion Glover, Patricia Smith and Christian McBride Named NJPAC Artistic Advisers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) is pleased to announce the appointment of three extraordinary voices and game-changing innovators as Artistic Advisers award-winning tap dancer and choreographer Savion Glover (pictured, left), America's preeminent jazz bassist, Christian McBride, and nationally acclaimed poet Patricia Smith.   (more...)

The Orpheum to Welcome Dance Theatre of Harlem in FebruaryThe Orpheum to Welcome Dance Theatre of Harlem in February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2016

Hailed as bold and "unequivocally cool," Dance Theatre of Harlem is a leading dance institution of unparalleled global acclaim with a commitment toward enriching the lives of young people and adults around the world through the arts. Omaha Performing Arts presents the renowned dance company on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. in Slosburg Hall at Omaha's Orpheum Theater, 409 S. 16th St. Tickets start at $20 through Ticket Omaha* at 402.345.0606, TicketOmaha.com or the Ticket Omaha office inside the Holland Performing Arts Center at 13th and Douglas streets. Special thanks to hospitality sponsor Hotel Deco XV. (more...)

CBS to Celebrate Coverage of First-Ever SUPER BOWL Game, 2/7CBS to Celebrate Coverage of First-Ever SUPER BOWL Game, 2/7
by TV News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

On Jan. 15, 1967, CBS Sports' Ray Scott and Jack Whitaker welcomed viewers of the CBS Television Network to “this first meeting ever between the American Football League and National Football League,” in what would become known as Super Bowl I. (more...)

Country Music Icon Vince Gill to be Inducted into Guitar Center's Historic RockWalkCountry Music Icon Vince Gill to be Inducted into Guitar Center's Historic RockWalk
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Guitar Center is proud to announce the upcoming induction of Grammy Award-winning country music legend Vince Gill into the retailer's historic RockWalk. (more...)

MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Opens Tonight at New World StagesMAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE Opens Tonight at New World Stages
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

MAURICE HINES TAPPIN' THRU LIFE is a swinging, song and dance musical that celebrates the astonishing showmanship of one of the last great tap dancers of a by-gone era still working today and whose collaborators were a jaw-dropping, who's who of theatre, music, film and television. Co-starring the fierce tap dancing Manzari brothers and the all female vivacious Diva Jazz Orchestra, the show is directed by Jeff Calhoun (Newsies, Deaf West's Big River, Grease). Performances began December 23rd at New World Stages (340 W. 50th Street), and opening night is tonight, January 11th. (more...)

HBO to Debut New Drama Series VINYL, Starring Bobby Cannavale, 2/14HBO to Debut New Drama Series VINYL, Starring Bobby Cannavale, 2/14
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

The HBO drama series kicks off its ten-episode season SUNDAY, FEB. 14 (9:00-11:00 p.m. ET/PT) with a pilot directed by Scorsese, from a story by Rich Cohen & Mick Jagger & Martin Scorsese and Terence Winter. (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, January 20, 2016Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, January 20, 2016
by - Jan 4, 2016

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, January 20, 2016! (more...)

Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/19-12/20/2015Top Stories You Missed on BWW This Weekend - 12/19-12/20/2015
by - Dec 20, 2015

Hottest Articles on BroadwayWorld.com from this weekend Sunday, December 20, 2015 - Sunday, December 20, 2015. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/20/15- DREAMGIRLSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 12/20/15- DREAMGIRLS
by Stage Tube - Dec 20, 2015

Today in 1981, Dreamgirls opened at the Imperial Theatre, where it ran for 1521 performances. Based upon the show business aspirations and successes of R&B acts such as The Supremes, The Shirelles, James Brown, Jackie Wilson, and others, the musical follows the story of a young female singing trio from Chicago, Illinois called 'The Dreams', who become music superstars. It was nominated for thirteen Tony Awards, including the Tony Award for Best Musical, and won six. It was later adapted into a motion picture from DreamWorks and Paramount Pictures in 2006. (more...)

Soul Singer C.C. to Release New Album 'In The Moment,' 1/15Soul Singer C.C. to Release New Album 'In The Moment,' 1/15
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

C.C. aka Cornell Carter is releasing his third full-length album, In The Moment, on January 15th 2016, a collection of 13 genre-diverse tracks spanning smooth R&B, hip-shaking funk, and heart-piercing soul numbers. (more...)

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