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Finalists in 13 Categories Announced for 20th Annual SXSW Interactive Innovation AwardsFinalists in 13 Categories Announced for 20th Annual SXSW Interactive Innovation Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2017

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Octavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the YearOctavia Spencer Named Hasty Pudding Theatrical's Woman of the Year
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

The Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the oldest theatrical organization in the United States, announces Oscar winning actress, OCTAVIA SPENCER as the recipient of its 2017 Woman of the Year Award. (more...)

Pulled Apart By Horses Announce New Album 'The Haze', Out 3/17Pulled Apart By Horses Announce New Album 'The Haze', Out 3/17
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

Leeds's Pulled Apart By Horses have announced their new album, The Haze, for release on March 17th 2017 via Caroline International. (more...)

The More Please Orchestra Return with THE BEARD OF PARADISEThe More Please Orchestra Return with THE BEARD OF PARADISE
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2017

The enigmatic, fabled underground magic realist anti-supergroup of psycho-sexual funk, diabolical disco and free range rock'n mayhem known as The More Please Orchestra have announced details of their annual, bearded get together at the Metro Theatre on Friday, 10 February 2017. (more...)

Boomer Esiason, Daniela Ruah to Host SUPER BOWL GREATEST COMMERCIALS 2017 on CBSBoomer Esiason, Daniela Ruah to Host SUPER BOWL GREATEST COMMERCIALS 2017 on CBS
by TV News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

SUPER BOWL GREATEST COMMERCIALS 2017 will be broadcast Tuesday, Jan. 31 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

BWW Interview: Joshua Henry Talks Leaving Chicago's HAMILTON, Upcoming Solo Album & MoreBWW Interview: Joshua Henry Talks Leaving Chicago's HAMILTON, Upcoming Solo Album & More
by Kevin Pollack - Jan 10, 2017

For Joshua Henry, 2017 seems to be his year, as he says in this EXCLUSIVE interview following his 2 solo shows at Schubas Tavern in Chicago. He was joined by some friends from Chicago's cast of Hamilton including Ari Afsar (Eliza), Chris De'Sean Lee (Lafayette/Jefferson) and Samantha Marie Ware (Peggy/Maria Reynolds) singing backup for him. There were also other cast members in the audience including Tony winner Karen Olivo (Angelica), Jose Ramos (John Laurens/Phillip Hamilton) and some other members of the ensemble cheering their friend on. (more...)

Raquel Aurilia Kicks Off New Year with Shows in Nashville & L.A. Opening for Lisa LoebRaquel Aurilia Kicks Off New Year with Shows in Nashville & L.A. Opening for Lisa Loeb
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Singer-Songwriter Raquel Aurilia announced she is kicking off the New Year with live performances in Nashville and Los Angeles in January. (more...)

Steve Harvey Returns to Apollo Theater for All-New One-Hour SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, 2/1Steve Harvey Returns to Apollo Theater for All-New One-Hour SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, 2/1
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey returns to host SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, a brand-new one-hour special and reimagining of the classic talent showcase series. (more...)

Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!Jo Lampert to Star in David Byrne's JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE at The Public; Cast Set!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

The Public Theater has announced casting for JOAN OF ARC: INTO THE FIRE, with book, music, and lyrics by David Byrne. (more...)

Flamenco Fest, Langston Hughes Celebration and More Coming Up at City Winery ChicagoFlamenco Fest, Langston Hughes Celebration and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 27, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces a star-studded celebration of Langston Hughes, "The Voice" finalist Laith Al-Saadi and more. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Has a Sweet Night with SWEET CHARITYBWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Has a Sweet Night with SWEET CHARITY
by Ben Cameron - Dec 19, 2016

The night was 'sweet' indeed recently as Broadway Sessions welcomed cast members from The New Group's hit revival of Sweet Charity. Cast members Nikka Graff Lanzarone, Joel Perez, Donald Jones Jr., James Brown III and Cody Williams performed, told stories and delighted the audience. The evening also featured performance by vocalist Leeanna Rubin. Enjoy highlights here! (more...)

Shadowbox Live to Present BODY HEATShadowbox Live to Present BODY HEAT
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2016

After all the holiday fallout has settled and 2017 has been successfully ushered in, Shadowbox Live turns the lights down low, slips into something a little more comfortable, and gets ready to get it on with Body Heat, a sexy, new sketch comedy and rock 'n' roll show opening January 5, at the Brewery District theater, 503 South Front Street. (more...)

Tony Nominee Mary Bridget Davies to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Debut This WinterTony Nominee Mary Bridget Davies to Make Feinstein's/54 Below Debut This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Tony Award nominee Mary Bridget Davies, of Broadway's A Night with Janis Joplin, makes her soulful concert debut at Feinstein's/54 Below on Friday, January 6th, 2017. (more...)

2016 Sydney Theatre Award Nominations Announced2016 Sydney Theatre Award Nominations Announced
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Nominations were announced today for the Sydney Theatre Awards for 2016, which will be presented at a gala ceremony on Monday 23 January 2017 at 6pm at the York Theatre, Seymour Centre, a much larger venue than previous years due to the burgeoning popularity of the ceremony. (more...)

BWW Review: DREAMGIRLS, Savoy TheatreBWW Review: DREAMGIRLS, Savoy Theatre
by Aliya Al-Hassan - Dec 15, 2016

For UK audiences, Dreamgirls will be more familiar from the critically acclaimed 2006 film, but incredibly, the iconic musical started life on Broadway all the way back in 1981. The UK debut of the stage show has been a long time coming, but is resolutely worth the wait. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jenna Ushkowitz, Max von Essen, Laura Osnes and More Attend Broadway Style Guide's 2016 Holiday SoireePhoto Flash: Jenna Ushkowitz, Max von Essen, Laura Osnes and More Attend Broadway Style Guide's 2016 Holiday Soiree
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Broadway Style Guide & Todd Snyder hosted a December 12th holiday soiree at Todd's new Madison Square Park flagship store for the best and most stylish of Broadway. BroadwayWorld has photos from the evening below! (more...)

The Umbilical Brothers to Return to NYC with SPEEDMOUSE (RE-SQUEAKED)The Umbilical Brothers to Return to NYC with SPEEDMOUSE (RE-SQUEAKED)
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

The Umbilical Brothers return to New York City with Speedmouse (re-squeaked), an updated version of their hit show, Speedmouse, for a four-week run starting February 21, 2017 at Theatre 80.  (more...)

Sneak Peek - Tribute to James Brown Among Season 10 Line-Up for TV One's UNSUNGSneak Peek - Tribute to James Brown Among Season 10 Line-Up for TV One's UNSUNG
by TV News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

This New Year, TV One's longest-running and award-winning series, UNSUNG, will launch its tenth season with a hot new line-up of the music and stories behind an influential collection of talented Soul, Hip Hop and R&B artists (more...)

Line-up Announced for Sky Terrace & Roller Jam at Meriton Festival VillageLine-up Announced for Sky Terrace & Roller Jam at Meriton Festival Village
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

As the sun sets over Sydney, Sky Terrace lights up with an impressive DJ line-up playing everything from hip-hop to soul, electronica to jazz. Sydneysiders are invited to kick back with friends before or after a Festival show, enjoy the panoramic harbour views with a sunset cocktail or two or jump into Glitterbox, a truly unique installation from local contemporary art collective zin. (more...)

SWEET CHARITY Stars Headed to BROADWAY SESSIONS This WeekSWEET CHARITY Stars Headed to BROADWAY SESSIONS This Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

This Thursday, December 8th, BROADWAY SESSIONS welcomes cast members from The New Group production of Sweet Charity, starring Sutton Foster. (more...)

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