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Broadway's J.L. Williams to Open with RIVERDANCE Tonight in Fort MyersBroadway's J.L. Williams to Open with RIVERDANCE Tonight in Fort Myers
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

Riverdance- the Anniversary Tour returns to the USA from January to June 2017. J.L. Williams rejoins the ongoing 20th Anniversary tour and will be featured for the first time as the "Baritone Soloist" who sings "Freedom/Heal Their Hearts" as well as reprising his role as one of two African American tap dancers with Tyler Knowlin in the showstopping number "Trading Taps". Williams made his Riverdance debut back in the fall of 2015 in Canada. He also played the northwest of America and a limited engagement in Dublin this past summer. (more...)

2016 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards Winners Announced - Omaha Community Playhouse Dominates With 13 Awards!2016 BroadwayWorld Omaha Awards Winners Announced - Omaha Community Playhouse Dominates With 13 Awards!
by BWW Special Coverage - Jan 9, 2017

Votes are cast; polls are closed; and results have been tabulated! This was our biggest year yet! After a record number of voters in more than 75 regions worldwide, BroadwayWorld is very excited to announce the 2016 Omaha winners! Thanks to all who voted, and huge congratulations to all the winners! (more...)

BRIC Announces Winter/Spring 2017 Programming at BRIC HouseBRIC Announces Winter/Spring 2017 Programming at BRIC House
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

In Its Award-Winning Arts Center in Downtown Brooklyn, BRIC Presents and Incubates Fresh Work by Artists and Media-Makers Reflecting NYC's Diversity. (more...)


by BWW Special Coverage - Dec 30, 2016

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Adele, Beyonce Among 59th GRAMMY AWARD Nominees; Full List!Adele, Beyonce Among 59th GRAMMY AWARD Nominees; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

This morning, The Recording Academy and 2016 GRAMMY Best New Artist, Meghan Trainor, kicked off this year's GRAMMY Awards nominations by revealing nominees in the four General Field categories (Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Album Of The Year) live on 'CBS This Morning. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/06/2016Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 11/06/2016
by BWW - Nov 6, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 11/06/2016 for Boston (more...)

Photo Flash: THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ at Lakewood PlayhousePhoto Flash: THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ at Lakewood Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2016

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present its 5th ANNUAL "Special" JOINT PRESENTATON with its very own LAKEWOOD INSTITUTE of THEATRE - "THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ" for 9 SHOWS ONLY! The famous story by F. Frank Baum is adapted by Robert & Willie Beale and is a beautiful steampunk reimagining of this American Classic that will be an amazing adventure for the entire family!!  The Show will run from NOVEMBER 3rd through the NOVEMBER 13th and be performed on Thursdays,Fridays & Saturdays at 7:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm - With a SPECIAL PERFORMANCE on Wednesday, November 9th at 7:00pm.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 10/30/2016Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 10/30/2016
by BWW - Oct 30, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/30/2016 for Boston (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 10/23/2016Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 10/23/2016
by BWW - Oct 23, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/23/2016 for Boston (more...)

The Lakewood Playhouse Presents 5th ANNUAL LiT Spotlight Show THE WIZARD OF OZThe Lakewood Playhouse Presents 5th ANNUAL LiT Spotlight Show THE WIZARD OF OZ
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

The Lakewood Playhouse is proud to present its 5th ANNUAL "Special" JOINT PRESENTATON with its very own LAKEWOOD INSTITUTE of THEATRE - "THE WIZARD OF OZ" for 9 SHOWS ONLY! The famous story by F. Frank Baum is adapted by Robert & Willie Beale and is a beautiful steampunk reimagining of this American Classic that will be an amazing adventure for the entire family!!  The Show will run fromNOVEMBER 3rd through the NOVEMBER 13th and be performed on Thursdays, Fridays & Saturdays at 7:00pm and Sundays at 2:00pm - With a SPECIAL PERFORMANCE on Wednesday, November 9th at 7:00pm.  (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 10/16/2016Now Playing Onstage in Boston - Week of 10/16/2016
by BWW - Oct 16, 2016

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/16/2016 for Boston (more...)

The Godmother of Soul, Erykah Badu, to Take the Vegas Stage as Returning Host of SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2016The Godmother of Soul, Erykah Badu, to Take the Vegas Stage as Returning Host of SOUL TRAIN AWARDS 2016
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

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Jeffrey Hatcher's Haunting DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE Appears at Orlando Shakespeare TheaterJeffrey Hatcher's Haunting DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE Appears at Orlando Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Set on the streets of Victorian London, Jeffrey Hatcher's play honors Robert Louis Stevenson's original novella, "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," while adding a complex interpretation of depravity, lust, love, and horror. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde appears from October 12 to November 13, 2016 in the Goldman Theater. Tickets are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

FELA's J.L. Williams Returns to Riverdance's 20th Anniversary TourFELA's J.L. Williams Returns to Riverdance's 20th Anniversary Tour
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2016

Riverdance- the Anniversary Tour returns to the USA from January to June 2017. J.L. Williams rejoins the ongoing 20th Anniversary tour and will be featured for the first time as the 'Baritone Soloist' who sings 'Freedom/Heal Their Hearts' as well as reprising his role as one of two African American tap dancers in the showstopping number 'Trading Taps'. (more...)

Jeffrey Hatcher's Haunting DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE Appears at Orlando Shakespeare TheaterJeffrey Hatcher's Haunting DR. JEKYLL AND MR. HYDE Appears at Orlando Shakespeare Theater
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

Orlando Shakespeare Theater (Orlando Shakes) in Partnership with UCF presents Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Set on the streets of Victorian London, Jeffrey Hatcher's play honors Robert Louis Stevenson's original novella, "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde," while adding a complex interpretation of depravity, lust, love, and horror. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde appears from October 12 to November 13, 2016 in the Goldman Theater. Tickets are available now by calling (407) 447-1700 ext. 1, visiting www.orlandoshakes.org, or in person at the John and Rita Lowndes Shakespeare Center (812 East Rollins Street). (more...)

Throughline Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of Compelling Drama THE CENSORThroughline Theatre Company Presents World Premiere of Compelling Drama THE CENSOR
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2016

Charlotte Coates censors works of art for a totalitarian government know as the Commonwealth. After being passed over for a promotion, Charlotte hires Nellis, a transgender painter whose art has been censored, to paint a picture of her. As she befriends Nellis, she questions the actions of the authoritarian regime. (more...)

Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Today, August 24, 2016Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Today, August 24, 2016
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC today, August 24, 2016! (more...)

BWW Review: Playful, Joyous MAMMA MIA! Rocks MSMT StageBWW Review: Playful, Joyous MAMMA MIA! Rocks MSMT Stage
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Aug 12, 2016

The electric, near ecstatic atmosphere in Brunswick's Pickard Theater last night more closely resembled that of a rock concert than a theatre company opening. For months in advance, the sold out box office has signaled the joyful anticipation of Maine State Music Theatre's new production of Mamma Mia! - one of the first regionally for the blockbuster Broadway hit. But anticipation aside, it is the delivery here that is the story: a stunningly executed, intelligently staged, deliciously performed rendition of the 2001 long running ABBA musical that transformed the intimate Pickard Theater into a boisterous celebration. (more...)

Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, August 24, 2016Scoop: THE GOLDBERGS on ABC - Wednesday, August 24, 2016
by TV Scoop - Aug 8, 2016

Get all the scoop on THE GOLDBERGS, airing on ABC on Wednesday, August 24, 2016! (more...)

Watch Original Tap and Soul Music With THE JL SHOWWatch Original Tap and Soul Music With THE JL SHOW
by Marianka Swain - May 26, 2016

If you missed  J.L. Williams's tap and soul extravaganza, THE JL SHOW, you can now watch the whole thing online. (more...)

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