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Photo Flash: A First Look at BLANC DE BLANCPhoto Flash: A First Look at BLANC DE BLANC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2016

The Circus comes to town with the London premiere of sizzling new show BLANC DE BLANC and BroadwayWorld has your first look! (more...)

Laurie Metcalf and Stephen Tobolowsky Set for Road Theatre Company's Summer Playwrights FestivalLaurie Metcalf and Stephen Tobolowsky Set for Road Theatre Company's Summer Playwrights Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Road Theatre Company and Taylor Gilbert, Founder/Artistic Director together with Sam Anderson, Artistic Director, remain committed to their meaningful mission to produce and develop New Work for the Stage. They are thrilled to announce in this, their upcoming 26th season, the seventh annual SUMMER PLAYWRIGHTS FESTIVAL (SPF7). (more...)

Legendary Musician Gordon Lightfoot to Play Victoria TheatreLegendary Musician Gordon Lightfoot to Play Victoria Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

GORDON LIGHTFOOT  is coming to the Victoria Theatre on Saturday, Oct. 8 @ 8pm.  Tickets go on sale Friday, July 22 @ 10am at TicketCenterStage.com or by calling 937-228-3630. Ticket prices range from $30.00 to $85.00 plus applicable fees. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at BLANC DE BLANC, Coming to London TonightPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at BLANC DE BLANC, Coming to London Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2016

The Circus comes to town with the London premiere of sizzling new show BLANC DE BLANC. After a sold-out critically acclaimed run at the Sydney Opera House, BLANC DE BLANC comes to the London Hippodrome from tonight 14 July until the 28 August with press night on Friday 22 July. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in action in Sydney! (more...)

Photo Flash: Meet the Cast of GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER at Saint Michael's PlayhousePhoto Flash: Meet the Cast of GUESS WHO'S COMING TO DINNER at Saint Michael's Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Producing Artistic Director Chuck Tobin today announced the July 20th opening of the Vermont Premiere of Todd Kreidler's stage adaptation of the Academy Award-winning film Guess Who's Coming to Dinner, at Saint Michael's Playhouse (July 20 - 30). BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the cast in costume below! (more...)

Blues Legend Tom Lavin Becomes UCW's 11th Honorary Degree RecipientBlues Legend Tom Lavin Becomes UCW's 11th Honorary Degree Recipient
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

If you were to think of University Canada West's(UCW) newest honorary degree recipient as a book, his true depth would likely escape you, unless you knew him as a book with many covers (more...)

Hakim to Headline Free Concert at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, 7/15Hakim to Headline Free Concert at BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, 7/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2016

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival is pleased to present a free concert headlined by beloved Egyptian singer Hakim on Friday, July 15. Hakim replaces Algerian rocker Rachid Taha, who is no longer able to perform due to unanticipated travel issues. The concert, which takes place at the Prospect Park Bandshell (9th St. & Prospect Park West) is free to the public (with a suggested $5 contribution at the gate) and begins at 7:30 P.M. with an opening performance by London-based Ethiopian three-piece Krar Collective. (more...)

Dance Theatre of Harlem Coming to Cobb Energy Centre, 10/22-23Dance Theatre of Harlem Coming to Cobb Energy Centre, 10/22-23
by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2016

Returning to Atlanta for two public performances, Dance Theatre of Harlem (DTH) will grace the stage at the Cobb Energy Centre on Oct. 22 at 8 p.m. and Oct. 23 at 3 p.m. Tickets go on sale to the general public Friday, July 8 at 10 a.m. Tickets will be priced from $79, $59, $49 and $29, plus applicable fees, and will be available online at www.Ticketmaster.com, by calling 800-735-3000 or at the Cobb Energy Centre Box Office. There is also a student field trip performance on Friday, October 21 at 11 a.m. Reservations for this performance can be made at ArtsBridge.org. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at BLANC DE BLANC, Coming to London This SummerPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek at BLANC DE BLANC, Coming to London This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

The Circus comes to town with the London premiere of sizzling new show Blanc de Blanc. After a sold-out critically acclaimed run at the Sydney Opera House, Blanc de Blanc comes to the London Hippodrome from the 14 July until the 28 August with press night on Friday 22 July. BroadwayWorld has a sneak peek at the company in action in Sydney! (more...)

British Live Performance Series Continues with Average White Band, 7/29British Live Performance Series Continues with Average White Band, 7/29
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

The BRITISH LIVE PERFORMANCE SERIES from Rainman Records has announced that the latest installment of the live album series will feature renowned soul/funk/R&B collective AVERAGE WHITE BAND. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/28/16- DREAMGIRLSSTAGE TUBE: On This Day for 6/28/16- DREAMGIRLS
by Stage Tube - Jun 28, 2016

Today in 1987, the FIRST Broadway revival of Dreamgirls opened at the Ambassador Theatre, where it ran for 177 performances. Dreamgirls features music by Henry Krieger and lyrics and book by Tom Eyen. 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. The musical opened on December 20, 1981 at the Imperial Theatre, and 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. The 1987 cast featured Lillias White as 'Effie.' (more...)

BWW Dance Review: Celebrating the Diversity of American Dance with PHILADANCOBWW Dance Review: Celebrating the Diversity of American Dance with PHILADANCO
by Caryn Cooper - Jun 28, 2016

Performing for the first time in more than a decade, the BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival welcomed The Philadelphia Dance Company (PHILADANCO) to the Prospect Park Bandshell on Saturday, June 25th 2016. This evening's program tailored specifically for the festival featured cutting edge choreography by some of the field's leading names such as Ronald K. Brown, Ray Mercer, and Christopher L. Huggins. (more...)

Jane Lee Hooker, Ellen Kaye, Vernon Reid and More Set for The Iridium This SummerJane Lee Hooker, Ellen Kaye, Vernon Reid and More Set for The Iridium This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2016

Coming up at The Iridium are: NYC's all-women blues band JANE LEE HOOKER on July 23; ELLEN KAYE with UK guitarist PAUL ROSE and Ethan Fein and the LiveIt!LIVE Band on July 26; VERNON REID POWER TRIO on July 29; and soul singer/songwriter/guitarist RAUL MIDON on September 24 & 25. Scroll down for details! (more...)

BROKEN by Mary Anne Butler Comes to Darlinghurst Theatre CompanyBROKEN by Mary Anne Butler Comes to Darlinghurst Theatre Company
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2016

Broken by Mary Anne Butler is the first drama to win one of the most prestigious and sought after awards in Australia, the Victorian Premier's Award for literature. (more...)

CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED Original London Cast Recording Now AvailableCLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED Original London Cast Recording Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2016

Ghostlight Records has released the Original London Cast Recording of KYLE RIABKO's Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined in digital formats today, Friday, June 24. (more...)

WBLS 107.5 FM & 1190 WLIB AM Partnering with THE COLOR PURPLE for Black Music Month EventWBLS 107.5 FM & 1190 WLIB AM Partnering with THE COLOR PURPLE for Black Music Month Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2016

WBLS 107.5 FM, your #1 source for R&B, and 1190 WLIB AM, your Praise and Inspiration station, are celebrating Black Music Month with an exclusive listener event, in partnership with the Tony Award Winning Musical, The Color Purple.  (more...)

BWW Contest: Win A Copy of Close to You: Bacharach ReimaginedBWW Contest: Win A Copy of Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined
by BWW Contests - Jun 21, 2016

BroadwayWorld is giving away three copies of the brand new Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined cast recording from  Sh-K-Boom/Ghostlight Records. (more...)

Photo Flash: Apollo Theater Hosts Spring Gala, Featuring LL Cool J, Prince Tribute & MorePhoto Flash: Apollo Theater Hosts Spring Gala, Featuring LL Cool J, Prince Tribute & More
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

 Last evening, the Apollo Theater celebrated its 11th Annual Spring Gala raising $1.7M for its year-round artistic and community programming initiatives.  The concert portion of the evening was hosted by LL COOL J, and opened with the dynamic dancing duo Laurent & Larry Bourgeois of Les Twins.  The concert also featured performances by legendary R&B group, The O'Jays including rousing version of Love Train, The Backstabbers, For the Love of Money and more.  Rising star vocalist, Leon Bridges brought the crowd to its feet with a performance of Mustang Sally and vocalist Andra Day performed her hit song City Burns,followed by a touching performance of Unforgettable in tribute to legendary songstress Natalie Cole. Host LL COOL J also joined DJ D-Nice for a tribute to Phife Dawg of A Tribe Called Quest - one of several iconic artists lost in 2016.  (more...)

Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, June 29, 2016Scoop: BLACK-ISH on ABC - Wednesday, June 29, 2016
by - Jun 13, 2016

Get all the scoop on BLACK-ISH, airing on ABC on Wednesday, June 29, 2016! (more...)

Pre-Orders for CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED Cast Album Now Includes Immediate Track DownloadsPre-Orders for CLOSE TO YOU: BACHARACH REIMAGINED Cast Album Now Includes Immediate Track Downloads
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2016

Ghostlight Records will release the Original London Cast Recording of KYLE RIABKO's Close to You: Bacharach Reimagined in digital formats, Friday, June 24 with two-disc physical copies online and in stores Friday, July 1. (more...)

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