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Hotel California A SALUTE TO THE EAGLES Returns to the Suncoast Showroom 10/25-26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2014

Hotel California will present 'A Salute to the Eagles,' reproducing the Grammy® Award-winning sounds of the legendary band, at the Suncoast Showroom, October 25 and 26. (more...)

THE POP GROUP to Kick Off Ambitious Release Program with Two Titles
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

The Pop Group will be kicking off an ambitious release program with two titles, both of which will be available in multiple formats individually and also packaged together as a limited CD box set accompanied by memorabilia and an extensive 36pp booklet. (more...)

HBO to Present TV Premiere of MR. DYNAMITE: THE RISE OF JAMES BROWN, 10/27
by TV News Desk - Sep 04, 2014

HBO has acquired the U.S. and Canadian TV rights to the feature-length documentary MR. DYNAMITE: THE RISE OF James Brown (more...)

Rock Star: Carnegie Mellon's David R. Shumway Explores The Making of Musical Icons From Elvis to Springsteen
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ The musical icons of the past 60 years were not created overnight. Instead, many factors from stage personas and outspoken political views to success in movies and television as well as timing went into making legends. (more...)

Top Reads: Diana Gabaldon's OUTLANDER Retains Lead on NY Times Best Seller List, Week Ending 8/31
by BWW News Desk - Aug 31, 2014

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

Kurt Elling, Jeff Bradshaw and More Set for Kimmel Center's 2014-15 Jazz Series
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

World class jazz takes center stage as Kimmel Center Presents kicks off a 2014-15 season filled with living legends influencing the future of jazz. Now in its 13th season, the Kimmel Center continues its longstanding commitment of bringing jazz legends to Philadelphia who are changing the shape of jazz across the nation, and inspire a legion of local jazz artists to explore the art form with live concert experiences across its campus. (more...)

Tony Winner Michael Cerveris and More Bring 'NINE LIVES' to New Orleans Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris and producing partners Rick Duplantier and Roxy Bergeron present NINE LIVES: A Musical Witness of New Orleans at Le Petite Theatre (616 Saint Peter St, New Orleans) for three performances only, tonight through Friday, August 27, 28 and 29th. (more...)

Tony Winner Michael Cerveris, Rick Duplantier & Roxy Bergeron Bring 'NINE LIVES' to New Orleans this Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Tony Award-winner Michael Cerveris and producing partners Rick Duplantier and Roxy Bergeron present NINE LIVES: A Musical Witness of New Orleans at Le Petite Theatre (616 Saint Peter St, New Orleans) for three performances only on August 27, 28 and 29th. NINE LIVES: A Musical Witness of New Orleans depicts the personal stories of a diverse selection of New Orleans across the forty years between Hurricanes Betsy and Katrina. Based on the Dan Baum book Nine Lives, the musical is adapted with music and lyrics by Paul Sanchez and Colman deKay, additional lyrics by Michael Cerveris, book by Kimberly Kaye and directed by Jim Fitzmorris. (more...)

Top Reads: Diana Gabaldon's OUTLANDER Leads NY Times Best Seller List, Week Ending 8/24
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2014

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

Jim Nantz to Host CBS FALL PREVIEW, 9/1
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

CBS FALL PREVIEW, hosted by the voice of CBS Sports and Lead NFL Play-By-Play Announcer Jim Nantz, is a primetime special highlighting the Network's addition of THURSDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL and its five new fall series. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Orfeh and Andy Karl Tribute ROCKY in New Song
by Stage Tube - Aug 18, 2014

Rocky star Andy Karl and his wife Orfeh just released a new mash-up song called 'No Time for Pain (A Tribute to Rocky Broadway)' with a photographic flashback on the run of Rocky, which just closed on Broadway. This video features the Rocky instrumental theme, with vocal talents from Orfeh and Andy Karl. (more...)

Top Reads: Liane Moriarty's BIG LITTLE LIES Leads NY Times Best Seller List, Week Ending 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2014

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

BWW Flashback: ROCKY Pulls Its Final Punches on Broadway Today
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 17, 2014

Broadway's new ROCKY musical plays its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre today, August 17th, after 28 previews and 188 regular performances. ROCKY received its world premiere in fall 2012 in Hamburg, Germany, where it continues to play to packed houses. The musical opened on Broadway on March, 13, 2014. Below, BroadwayWorld takes you back to the show's beginnings on the Great White Way! (more...)


by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 16, 2014


Photo Flash: Saturday Intermission Pics, Aug 16 - ROCKY Says Farewell and More!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2014

It's Saturday, and that means it's time for BroadwayWorld's 'Saturday Intermission Pics' roundup. Today's photos come from the casts of ROCKY, BULLETS OVER BROADWAY, PHANTOM OF THE OPERA, THE LION KING, AVENUE Q, 50 SHADES! THE MUSICAL, ATOMIC, THE BOOK OF MORMON, LES MISERABLES, CABARET and more! (more...)

Pianist Aruan Ortiz Moves Afro-Cuban Grooves Deep into the Jazz World
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

"Music was in the air in Santiago. It had a huge influence on me," admitsCuban-born pianist, composer, and bandleader Aruan Ortiz (more...)

Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret to Present 'UNFORGETTABLE,' 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Unforgettable - The Songs of Nat King Cole, Mathis, Marvin and more!, starring Leonard E. Barrett, Jr., opens at Lannie's Clocktower Cabaret on Friday, August 15th at 8 p.m. Created by Lannie Garrett, the show features a collection of hit songs from some of America's most beloved music legends, Nat King Cole, Johnny Mathis, Marvin Gaye, Ray Charles, James Brown, and more. Along with the songs, are stories and anecdotes about these legendary entertainers. Unforgettable continues on Fridays, August 22nd and 29th at 8 p.m. (more...)

Showtime's INSIDE THE NFL Seventh Season to Debut 9/2
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2014

Former 12-year NFL veteran safety and nine-time Pro Bowler Ed Reed, current Chicago Bears wide receiver Brandon Marshall and Boomer Esiason join Phil Simms as analysts, along with new host Greg Gumbel, on INSIDE THE NFL when the series begins its seventh season on SHOWTIME on Tuesday, September 2. (more...)

Top Reads: FIFTY SHADES OF GREY Resurges on New York Times Bestseller List, Week Ending 8/10
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2014

Since there's no end-all-be-all 'best seller' list, BWW Books has rounded up both The New York Times' top sellers as well as Amazon's - providing you with your one-stop look at this week's top reads! (more...)

ROCKY's Sexy Boxing Ensemble Takes It Off for OUT!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

Rocky may be on it's way out, with its final performance at the Winter Garden Theatre scheduled for Sunday, August 17th, but some of the show's ensemble cast is just starting to heat up. Okieriete Onaodowan, Adam Perry, Adrian Aguilar & James Brown III just posed for a sexy photo series by Out's Cedric Terrell. Click here to check out all of the steamy images! (more...)

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