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Get Schooled, DJ Khaled, & Viacom's Major Keys Win at 9th Annual Shorty AwardsGet Schooled, DJ Khaled, & Viacom's Major Keys Win at 9th Annual Shorty Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

National, non-profit organization Get Schooled has been named the winner of the 2017 Shorty Awards in the Social Good category for its Major Keys Campaign, beating out 48 entries. (more...)

VIDEO: Andrea Martin Busts Out Original Lin-Manuel Miranda Rap Written for Her Iconic SCTV CharacterVIDEO: Andrea Martin Busts Out Original Lin-Manuel Miranda Rap Written for Her Iconic SCTV Character
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Andrea Martin, star of the new NBC comedy GREAT NEWS, stopped by last night's LATE NIGHT to talk to Seth about the hardest mom role she's had (more...)

Bard SummerScape 2017 Presents First Fully Staged Production Of DIMITRIJ, 7/28-8/6Bard SummerScape 2017 Presents First Fully Staged Production Of DIMITRIJ, 7/28-8/6
by Molly Tracy - Apr 25, 2017

Committed since its inception to reviving important but neglected operas, Bard SummerScape has long proven itself “an indispensable part of the summer operatic landscape” (Musical America). With the long overdue American staged premiere of Antonín Dvo?ák's Dimitrij as its operatic centerpiece, this year's immersion in “Chopin and His World” is no exception. (more...)

First Full U.S. Staging of Dvorak's DIMITRIJ Highlights Opera at Bard SummerScapeFirst Full U.S. Staging of Dvorak's DIMITRIJ Highlights Opera at Bard SummerScape
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Committed since its inception to reviving important but neglected operas, Bard SummerScape has long proven itself 'an indispensable part of the summer operatic landscape' (Musical America). With the long overdue American staged premiere of Antonin Dvorak's Dimitrij as its operatic centerpiece, this year's immersion in 'Chopin and His World' is no exception.  (more...)

We The Fest Reveal Phase 2 Lineup, Featuring Big Sean, Phoenix, The KooksWe The Fest Reveal Phase 2 Lineup, Featuring Big Sean, Phoenix, The Kooks
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Descending on Indonesia's vibrant capital city of Jakarta for its fourth annual edition on August 11, 12, 13, We The Fest – the ultimate Asian destination festival – announces another major onslaught of A-list artists with Phase 2 of its official line-up. (more...)

Madalen Duke Gets Revenge on Trinidad James in 'Hitlist' Music VideoMadalen Duke Gets Revenge on Trinidad James in 'Hitlist' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

Madalen Duke, the Canadian singer/songwriter and sultry femme fatale is getting revenge on Trinidad James in her infectious new music video for 'Hitlist.' (more...)

Hello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening TonightHello, Broadway! Meet the Cast of HELLO, DOLLY!, Opening Tonight
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 20, 2017

The revival of Hello, Dolly opens tonight on Broadway, starring Bette Midler and featuring a star-studded cast. The Broadway revival of Michael Stewart and Jerry Herman's masterpiece Hello, Dolly! is directed by four-time Tony Award winner Jerry Zaks and choreographed by Tony Award winner Warren Carlyle. Get to know the cast before they take their opening bows! (more...)

Building Bridges Art Foundation Presents A HISTORY OF VIOLENCEBuilding Bridges Art Foundation Presents A HISTORY OF VIOLENCE
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

On public view from April 22nd to May 17th, Building Bridges Art Foundation (BBAX) presents A History of Violence, a solo exhibition of artwork by award winning visual artist and photographer Melanie Pullen.   (more...)

BAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICESBAM Presents World Premiere of Brooklyn Youth Chorus' SILENT VOICES
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Celebrating the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus' 25th anniversary, Silent Voices is a fully-staged multimedia, multi-composer work conceived, commissioned, produced, and performed by the chorus. (more...)

Brooklyn Youth Chorus to Premiere SILENT VOICES at BAMBrooklyn Youth Chorus to Premiere SILENT VOICES at BAM
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

On May 12 & 13, the Grammy Award-winning Brooklyn Youth Chorus will premiere their new work Silent Voices at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House. Silent Voices is a fully-staged multimedia, multi-composer work conceived, commissioned, produced, and performed by the chorus, and comes at the culmination of their year-long 25th anniversary season. (more...)

Kendrell L. Bowman to Chat, Sign HOW TO PRODUCE A SHOW FROM YOUR COUCH at Drama Book ShopKendrell L. Bowman to Chat, Sign HOW TO PRODUCE A SHOW FROM YOUR COUCH at Drama Book Shop
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Producer, director, writer and designer Kendrell L. Bowman's new book HOW TO PRODUCE A SHOW FROM YOUR COUCH is now available in paperback (via Amazon). The Drama Book Shop (250 West 40th Street) will welcome Mr. Bowman for a discussion and signing to celebrate the book on Thursday, May 4, 2017 beginning at 6 PM. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Chris Wills to Release New EP This AugustSinger/Songwriter Chris Wills to Release New EP This August
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

New York City-based 22-year-old singer-songwriter Chris Wills is set to release he debut EP, This Place Ain't For Me, on August 11, 2017. (more...)

Producer Benny Cassette Premieres New Single & Lyric Video For 'Sunrise Sunset'Producer Benny Cassette Premieres New Single & Lyric Video For 'Sunrise Sunset'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

World-renowned as an influential and in-demand GRAMMY® Award-nominated producer with credits as diverse as Kanye West, The Band Perry, John Legend, Miguel, and The All American Rejects, Benny Cassette continues to simultaneously evolve as an artist in his own right. (more...)

Ryan Raftery's Anna Wintour Musical Returns For Special Charity Engagement Benefitting The Trevor ProjectRyan Raftery's Anna Wintour Musical Returns For Special Charity Engagement Benefitting The Trevor Project
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ryan Raftery in two very special performances of his smash hit musical, "Ryan Raftery is the Most Powerful Woman in Fashion". (more...)

Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5Angelique Kidjo Returns To Carnegie Hall To Debut REMAIN IN LIGHT, 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

Three-time Grammy Award-winning vocalist Angélique Kidjo returns to Carnegie Hall's Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage on Friday, May 5, at 8:00 p.m., for the world premiere performance of Remain in Light, her reimagined take on the Talking Heads' iconic album. (more...)

WeBuyGold Launches Music-Focused Lifestyle Brand & Original Programming ft. DJ KhaledWeBuyGold Launches Music-Focused Lifestyle Brand & Original Programming ft. DJ Khaled
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

WeBuyGold today announced the launch of its new music-focused lifestyle brand that creates original programming with a focus on Stories content. (more...)

Stevie Wonder to Be Honored and Featured Keynote at ASCAP ExpoStevie Wonder to Be Honored and Featured Keynote at ASCAP Expo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, announces that it will honor legendary musician Stevie Wonder with its inaugural “Key of Life” Award at this year's ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO in Los Angeles, April 13 – 15, where he will also appear in a keynote “I Create Music” session. (more...)

Syracuse University Announces The Martin Bandier Program Will Join The Prestigious Newhouse SchoolSyracuse University Announces The Martin Bandier Program Will Join The Prestigious Newhouse School
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Syracuse University has announced that the Martin Bandier Program will move to the prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where it will continue to provide an interdisciplinary curriculum in music business and media studies as well as the liberal arts. (more...)

Mary J. Blige to Release 'Strength Of a Woman';  New Single, 'Love Yourself' Ft. Kanye West Out Today  InboxMary J. Blige to Release 'Strength Of a Woman'; New Single, 'Love Yourself' Ft. Kanye West Out Today Inbox
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Nine-time GRAMMY® Award-winner, Golden Globe® Award nominee and multiplatinum R&B legend Mary J. Blige will release her 13th studio album, STRENGTH OF A WOMAN, on April 28th via Capitol Records. (more...)

Grammy-Nominated Producer Benny Cassette Premieres New Single 'Sunrise Sunset'Grammy-Nominated Producer Benny Cassette Premieres New Single 'Sunrise Sunset'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

Today, Cassette announces his debut single 'Sunrise Sunset' from his anxiously awaited full-length debut album Broken Hearts And Dollar Signs, due out later this year. (more...)

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