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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...)

Brad Absher and the Swamp Royale Serve Up Magical Gumbo of Blues, Gospel, Americana, Folk & JazzBrad Absher and the Swamp Royale Serve Up Magical Gumbo of Blues, Gospel, Americana, Folk & Jazz
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Perfectly embodying the title of his new Triple A/Americana driven album, Brad Absher (www.bradabshermusic.com) is one 'Lucky Dog'! (more...)

Ashanti and Ja Rule to Perform 'Helpless' from 'Hamilton Mixtape' on SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, 12/5Ashanti and Ja Rule to Perform 'Helpless' from 'Hamilton Mixtape' on SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, 12/5
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

Ashanti and Ja Rule will perform "Helpless," from "The Hamilton Mixtape." JoJo, Busta Rhymes, T.I. and the legendary Chaka Kahn also are set to perform. The star-studded special will air Monday, Dec. 5 (8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT) on FOX. (more...)

John Legend, Flo Rida & More to Perform on SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO on FOXJohn Legend, Flo Rida & More to Perform on SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO on FOX
by TV News Desk - Nov 30, 2016

Emmy Award-winning personality Steve Harvey will host SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO, a two-hour event and reimagining of the classic talent showcase series (more...)

BWW Review: Tori Scott Provides Post-Election Catharsis in SEEING DOUBLE at Joe's PubBWW Review: Tori Scott Provides Post-Election Catharsis in SEEING DOUBLE at Joe's Pub
by Troy Frisby - Nov 30, 2016

Early on in Tori Scott's SEEING DOUBLE, the woman of the hour deadpanned, 'I've been in a rut since birth.' If that's the case, we should all be so lucky. But on the subject of things that could be going better, throughout Scott's performance at Joe's Pub on November 13, the unofficial theme of the night was, 'Could this year get any worse?' With the election still looming large, Scott took the stage, explaining she'd been looking forward to the show because she was in need of some attention, before adding, 'Then Tuesday happened and I needed group therapy.' (more...)

Star of Broadway's A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN -
Mary Bridget Davies hits B.B. Kings this WednesdayStar of Broadway's A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN - Mary Bridget Davies hits B.B. Kings this Wednesday
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Tony Award-nominated singer MARY BRIDGET DAVIES' journey began in her hometown of Cleveland, OH in 2001 when she first started singing in local bands, and she hasn't slowed down since.  (more...)

BWW Review: THE CHILDREN, Royal Court, 24 November 2016BWW Review: THE CHILDREN, Royal Court, 24 November 2016
by Alexandra Coghlan - Nov 25, 2016

Three sixty-something retired scientists talk to one another in a remote seaside cottage for two hours. It doesn't sound like theatrical gold, but in Lucy Kirkwood's deft hands, an unassuming premise becomes transformed by a quiet dramatic alchemy. The Children isn't a play that shouts, but it's one whose whispers carry far and linger even longer - a warm, funny and devastating portrait of the end of the world as we know it. (more...)

Tracy Morgan Among Performers for SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO on FOXTracy Morgan Among Performers for SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO on FOX
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Don't miss an unforgettable night when comedy icons Tracy Morgan, Mike Epps and Gabriel Iglesias; rappers Doug E. Fresh and Rakim; and classic musical acts Bell Biv DeVoe and En Vogue return home to the Apollo stage on SHOWTIME AT THE APOLLO. (more...)

Treetops and House of Yes to Present LET THEM EAT CAKE! French Revolution-Themed Dance PartyTreetops and House of Yes to Present LET THEM EAT CAKE! French Revolution-Themed Dance Party
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

On Saturday December 3, Brooklyn's favorite over the top club and performance space, House of Yes once again teams up with interactive art party crew Treetops for their 'Let Them Eat Cake!' French Revolution-themed dance party. (more...)

Joseph Arthur & Nicole Atkins and Sonny Knight & the Lakers to Play City Winery This WeekendJoseph Arthur & Nicole Atkins and Sonny Knight & the Lakers to Play City Winery This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Joseph Arthur and Nicole Atkins and Sonny Knight & the Lakers will perform at City Winery, Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph, this Thanksgiving Weekend.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: Sutton Foster & Company Celebrate Opening Night of SWEET CHARITY!Photo Coverage: Sutton Foster & Company Celebrate Opening Night of SWEET CHARITY!
by Walter McBride - Nov 21, 2016

The New Group's SWEET CHARITY opened just last night, November 20, at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, where it plays through January 8. BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big night and you can check out photos below! (more...)

BWW Review: GET ON UP JAMES BROWN CELEBRATION at NJPACBWW Review: GET ON UP JAMES BROWN CELEBRATION at NJPAC
by Adam Cohen - Nov 21, 2016

A winning powerful tribute to James Brown from those who sang and played with him. (more...)


by Review Roundups - Nov 20, 2016

The New Group's SWEET CHARITY opened tonight at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, and has been extended again through January 8, and BroadwayWorld has all the reviews! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Feel the Rhythm of Life with Highlights from Sutton Foster- Led SWEET CHARITY!STAGE TUBE: Feel the Rhythm of Life with Highlights from Sutton Foster- Led SWEET CHARITY!
by Stage Tube - Nov 18, 2016

The New Group's SWEET CHARITY opens on Sunday, November 20, at the Romulus Linney Courtyard Theatre at The Pershing Square Signature Center, and has been extended again through January 8. Below, check out highlights of the cast in action! (more...)

Will Sutton Foster SWEET CHARITY Make the Leap to Broadway?Will Sutton Foster SWEET CHARITY Make the Leap to Broadway?
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2016

The New York Post has reported that producer Kevin McCollum has the rights to transfer off-Broadway's hottest ticket, Leigh Silverman's prodcution of 'Sweet Charity' led by Tony winner, Sutton Foster, to Broadway. (more...)

BWW Review: Chaffin's Barn Does RED, WHITE & TUNA Up RightBWW Review: Chaffin's Barn Does RED, WHITE & TUNA Up Right
by Jeffrey Ellis - Nov 16, 2016

Just in time to lift your spirits in the wake of a bruising presidential election season, Chaffin's Barn Dinner Theatre - the iconic theatrical venue, which for 50 years has delighted Nashville audiences on the chow-and-bow circuit - provides ample laughs and plenty of guffaws (along with a bountiful buffet) with their latest version of Red, White and Tuna, which transports audiences to the third smallest town in Texas for yet another down-home, Independence Day-flavored adventure. (more...)

Barnes & Noble Announces Black Friday Signed Editions OfferingBarnes & Noble Announces Black Friday Signed Editions Offering
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2016

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE:BKS), the nation's largest retail bookseller and the leading retailer of content, digital media and educational products, today announced the return of its customer-favorite and largest-of-its-kind Black Friday Signed Editions offering. Starting on Black Friday, November 25, every Barnes & Noble store in the country will feature a selection of autographed copies of books by more than 100 acclaimed authors, available while supplies last. More than a half-million books were signed for Barnes & Noble customers by highly acclaimed authors across many genres and interests. For more information, customers should visit www.BN.com/SignedEditions or contact their local Barnes & Noble. (more...)

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