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AT LAST: THE ETTA JAMES STORY Starring Vika Bull and The Essential R&B Band to Tour Spring 2017AT LAST: THE ETTA JAMES STORY Starring Vika Bull and The Essential R&B Band to Tour Spring 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

The smash-hit show, At Last - The Etta James Story, is set to tour next spring starring the sensational Vika Bull; marking its UK debut on the 28th March 2017 when it opens at Liverpool's Epstein Theatre. (more...)

Jan Kudelka to Bring Janis Joplin's Birthday Bash to Hugh's Room This WinterJan Kudelka to Bring Janis Joplin's Birthday Bash to Hugh's Room This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2016

Gone at 27, the Queen of Psychedelic Soul is back for one night only! After smashing sold-out shows in 2015 and 2016, singer and performer Jan Kudelka conjures and celebrates the beloved blues/rock trailblazer Janis Joplin with a 74th birthday bash on Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at Hugh's Room (2261 Dundas St. W.). (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Detroit Regional Awards Update - Justin John Moniz, Jordan Gagnon in Lead!2016 BroadwayWorld Detroit Regional Awards Update - Justin John Moniz, Jordan Gagnon in Lead!
by BWW Special Coverage - Nov 30, 2016

Voting has opened for the 2016 BroadwayWorld Delaware Regional Awards, honoring productions which opened between October 2016 and September 2016. Nominations were reader-submitted and after the nomination period ended, BroadwayWorld's local editors proofed the list for eligibility and errors. Voting runs through December 31. (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...)

New York Theatre Barn to Present Reading of New Black Panthers Musical DAYS OF RAGE 11/28New York Theatre Barn to Present Reading of New Black Panthers Musical DAYS OF RAGE 11/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2016

In response to the Presidential election and the state of our divided nation,  New York Theatre Barn will produce a reading of the new musical Days of Rage on Monday, November 28th, 2016 at The Cell. (more...)

A.C.T. Replaces HERE LIES LOVE with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLINA.C.T. Replaces HERE LIES LOVE with A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

American Conservatory Theater (A.C.T.) announced today the cancellation of David Byrne and Fatboy Slim's Here Lies Love,originally scheduled to close A.C.T.'s 2016-17 season. In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the legendary Summer of Love in San Francisco-coinciding with A.C.T.'s 50th anniversary-A.C.T. will now present the critically acclaimed musical, A Night with Janis Joplin.  (more...)

MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Tickets on Sale Dec. 5MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Tickets on Sale Dec. 5
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Producers Kevin McCollum, Doug Morris and Berry Gordy, and Victoria Theatre Association are proud to announce that single tickets for MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will go on sale Monday, Dec. 5, 2016 at 10 a.m.  Tickets will be available in person at Ticket Center Stage located in the Wintergarden of The Benjamin & Marian Schuster Performing Arts Center, by phone at 937-228-3630, toll-free at 888-228-3630 or online   at ticketcenterstage.com. MOTOWN THE MUSICAL will play at Schuster Center April 11 -16, 2017.  Group orders 10 or more may be placed by calling 937-228-3630, ext. 3074.     (more...)

Tickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Sale Next Week at Playhouse SquareTickets to THE SOUND OF MUSIC and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL on Sale Next Week at Playhouse Square
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2016

Playhouse Square has announced Cleveland engagements of Rodgers + Hammerstein's THE SOUND OF MUSIC and MOTOWN THE MUSICAL in Summer 2017. (more...)

See What's Happening at Blue Note Napa this DecemberSee What's Happening at Blue Note Napa this December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

Newly opened in October 2016 the Blue Note Napa is a jazz club/gourmet restaurant venue occupying the first floor of the historic Napa Valley Opera House. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at CEK Productions' World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUESPhoto Flash: First Look at CEK Productions' World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES begins previews Friday, November 11, 2016 and opens Friday, November 18 at 8pm. The production runs through Sunday, December 18 at the Matrix Theatre, 7657 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood. (more...)

Hollywall Entertainment, Inc. Continues to Expand and Grow its OperationsHollywall Entertainment, Inc. Continues to Expand and Grow its Operations
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

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Confirmed! Michelle Williams to Star in Janis Joplin BiopicConfirmed! Michelle Williams to Star in Janis Joplin Biopic
by Movies News Desk - Nov 15, 2016

The Oscar-nominated actress Michelle Williams has confirmed that she will play Janis Joplin in an upcoming biopic about the late music icon. It was reported last month that she was in talks for the project. (more...)

Upcoming World Premiere Musical 'LUSH LIFE' changes its title to 'WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES'Upcoming World Premiere Musical 'LUSH LIFE' changes its title to 'WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of WHEN JAZZ HAD THE BLUES, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. (more...)

Central Park Dance to Present THE NUTCRACKER at Capitol Theatre This DecemberCentral Park Dance to Present THE NUTCRACKER at Capitol Theatre This December
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

Central Park Dance, Westchester's largest dance center committed to cultivating the 21st century dancer, will present a brand new production of Tchaikovsky's The Nutcracker, choreographed by Lou Troisi, formerly of the Joffrey Ballet. Students of the school, in addition to young dancers from surrounding Westchester and Connecticut communities will perform one performance only of this holiday favorite, December 11, 2016 at the historical Capitol Theatre. (more...)

Lineup Announced for 30th Annual Women's Blues RevueLineup Announced for 30th Annual Women's Blues Revue
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

For 30 years the Women's Blues Revue has been bringing blues lovers together for an evening honouring the contributions to the genre of some of Canada's finest musicians. Over the years, the Women's Blues revue has brought artists like Serena Ryder, Molly Johnson, Amanda Marshall, Jackie Richardson, Sass Jordan and more together on the stage to celebrate the past, present and future of blues music in Canada. (more...)

Casting Announced for New York Theatre Barn's New Work SeriesCasting Announced for New York Theatre Barn's New Work Series
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The ninth season of New York Theatre Barn's New Works Series continues on Monday, November 7, 2016 at The Cell with pre-premieres of two new musicals: Days of Rage and Fireflies. (more...)

Jared Grimes, Hayley Podschun, Donna McKechnie and More Sway in CAREFREE: DANCIN' WITH FRED AND GINGER Tryout Tour, Beginning TonightJared Grimes, Hayley Podschun, Donna McKechnie and More Sway in CAREFREE: DANCIN' WITH FRED AND GINGER Tryout Tour, Beginning Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 4, 2016

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) and RKO Stage present the world premiere of Carefree: Dancin' with Fred & Ginger, an all-new tribute to American cinema's most iconic pair, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers. Tony Award-winner Warren Carlyle directs and choreographs this original musical spectacular. (more...)

An Actress, An Editor, A Novelist & A Pathologist Walk Into a Bar & Tell Stories at Short Story TheatreAn Actress, An Editor, A Novelist & A Pathologist Walk Into a Bar & Tell Stories at Short Story Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2016

Short Story Theatre presents an evening of storytelling on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at 7:30 p.m. at Miramar Bistro, 301 Waukegan Ave., in Highwood.   (more...)

HEXED, A FEMME ROCK MUSICAL IN CONCERT Plays Tonight at Feinstein's/54 BelowHEXED, A FEMME ROCK MUSICAL IN CONCERT Plays Tonight at Feinstein's/54 Below
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents HEXED: A FEMME ROCK MUSICAL tonight, October 27th, 2016. (more...)

Billy Strayhorn Musical LUSH LIFE to Premiere Next Month at the MatrixBilly Strayhorn Musical LUSH LIFE to Premiere Next Month at the Matrix
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

CEK Productions presents the World Premiere of LUSH LIFE, book by Carole Eglash-Kosoff, musical direction and arrangements by Rahn Coleman, choreography by Cassie Crump and direction by John Henry Davis. LUSH LIFE begins previews Friday, November 11, 2016 and opens Friday, November 18 at 8pm. The production runs through Sunday, December 18 at the Matrix Theatre, 7657 Melrose Ave. in West Hollywood. (more...)

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