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Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

This September and October 54 BELOW presents a lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (more...)

The New Pornographers to Perform New Album BRILL BRUISERS at the Brill Building, 9/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

NPR Music has announced a special concert event with The New Pornographers. (more...)

The Burns Sisters Band, Megan Shull's THE SWAP, Suzanne Vega and More Set for Hangar Theatre's Fall 2014 Shows
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

After completing its 40th Summer Mainstage Season, the Hangar Theatre has announced its lineup of fall performances and events. From musical performances to book launches, the Hangar has something for everyone. Back to the Garden and The Burns Sisters Band return to the Hangar for cabaret style performances, Mayor Myrick and Ithacapella will help to launch Megan Shull's new book: The Swap, and other musical guests will grace the Hangar Stage including George Winston and Suzanne Vega. (more...)

Jim Ireland, Tina Ivlev, Alice Kremelberg & More to Star in New York Run of Ruby Rae Spiegel's DRY LAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2014

Dry Land, written by Ruby Rae Spiegel and directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt, is a haunting new play about female friendships and abortion-a hilarious, savage, and deeply truthful portrait of the fears, hopes, and friendships of teenage girls. It is as gut-wrenching as it is funny, and while the play's characters may be young, the challenges facing them are ageless. (more...)

Bo Bice to Perform at PTPA, 10/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts (PTPA) will present BLOOD SWEAT AND TEARS (BS&T) featuring BO BICE on Saturday, October 11 at 8:00 PM. With World Class vocals, musicianship, and a multitude of solid gold hits, Blood Sweat and Tears is at the top of their game. Vocal dynamo and pop phenomenon Bo Bice fronts the band with a self-assured voice and good looks. They are the band that fused rock, blues, pop music, horn arrangements and jazz improvisation into a hybrid that came to be known as 'jazz-rock.' (more...)

Billy Childs to Open Segerstrom Center's 2014-15 Jazz Season, 10/17
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

When composer/arranger/pianist Billy Childs was introduced to the music of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame singer-songwriter Laura Nyro at the age of 11, he was left with a powerful and lasting impression of Nyro's unique blend of Broadway-inspired melodies, jazz improvisations and socially conscious lyrics. Childs returned to that early experience for his latest project, creating and orchestrating his newest album, Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro. Orange County jazz fans will have the opportunity to hear Childs' loving homage to the late great Nyro at Segerstrom Center for the Arts on Friday, October 17 at 8 p.m. in the Rene?e and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall. (more...)

BWW Interviews: Broadway's Mandy Gonzalez Talks New Film AFTER & More
by Caryn Robbins - Aug 11, 2014

Today, the talented actress speaks exclusively to BWW about the emotionally charged drama as well as what's on tap for her busy showbiz career. (more...)

Lorna Luft Set to Tour UK in PUTTIN' ON THE RITZ
by Jillian Gaier - Jul 28, 2014

According to What's On Stage, Lorna Luft will be touring the UK with Spirit Productions' 'Puttin' On The Ritz' Tour. The tour starts in August 2014, playing venues such as Southend Cliffs Pavilion, Eastbourne Congress, Hall For Cornwall, Edinburgh Playhouse, Opera House Manchester, and Norwich Theatre Royal. (more...)

Vickie Shaw Set for I'M NOT YOUR ROLE MODEL Gala Evening at LA LGBT Center, 8/9
by Movies News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

The Los Angeles LGBT Center's Lily Tomlin/Jane Wagner Cultural Arts Center and StandOut Productions present a gala evening celebrating the world premiere of Vickie Shaw's brand new comedy film, I'm Not Your Role Model, directed by StandOut's Andrea Meyerson A 'comedy Q&A' featuring Ms. Shaw and her funniest friends, Roxana Ward and Lisa Koch, will follow the screening. The audience is then invited to an outdoor reception in the beautiful courtyard of the Center's The Village at Ed Gould Plaza. The party will take place on Saturday, August 9, starting at 8 p.m. (more...)

Soul Picnic Productions to Bring 'BACK TO THE GARDEN' to Buskirk-Chumley Theatre, 8/1-2
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2014

SOUL PICNIC PRODUCTIONS, presents Melissa Hammans in BACK TO THE GARDEN: The Music of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Laura Nyro on August 1st and 2nd, 2014 at Buskirk-Chumley Theatre, Bloomington, IN. (more...)

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with BOEING BOEING at Flat Rock Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

Flat Rock Playhouse presents the Tony Award-Winning classic farce, Boeing Boeing, from July 3 - July 27 at The Flat Rock Playhouse Downtown. Part of its 'Season of Laughter and Love' presented by The Cliffs, the Playhouse is pleased to offer this hilarious misadventure, written by Mark Camoletti, starring Flat Rock Playhouse veterans Scott Treadway, Paige Posey, and Lisa K. Bryant along with Beth Kuhn, Catherine LeFrere, and the Founder and Artistic Director of the NC Stage Company in Asheville, Charlie Flynn-McIver. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the cast in rehearsal! (more...)

A Debut Album Produced By Steely Dan's Gary Katz, A Top Five Single, A Growing Fanbase And Upcoming Live Shows Pave The Way For The Release Of Frank Shiner's CD The Rea
by BWW News Desk - Jun 03, 2014

NEW YORK, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Frank Shiner is a unique new singer whose vocals evoke a certain sound associated with the old school American Songbook era. But all comparisons end there, as is clearly evident on Shiner's debut album, The Real Me, set for release on Bakerson/Pyramid Records, Universal Music Group on June 24th 2014. To celebrate the release of the CD, Shiner will perform at 54 Below in New York City on June 25 th and at The Winery At St. George in Mohegan Lake, New York on July 8 th. He will also be signing albums and performing songs from the upcoming release at Barnes & Noble in his hometown of Wilkes-Barre, PA on June 27 th. The debut single from the album entitled 'Feels Like Home' is currently Top 5 on the AC Radio Charts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mandy Gonzalez Returns to 54 Below with LOVE, ALL WAYS
by Stephen Sorokoff - May 16, 2014

Mandy Gonzalez, back by popular demand, returned to 54 Below last night, May 15 (9:30PM), in Love, All Ways- A Musical Retrospective of Triumph and Hilarity. Gonzalez, star of Broadway's Wicked, In the Heights, Lennon and more,performed an unforgettable evening of great music and hilarity, all revolving around love and its crazy themes and variations. BroadwayWorld brings you photos from inside the special concert below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Mandy Gonzalez Brings LOVE, ALL WAYS Back to 54 Below on 5/15; Watch Highlights!
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 13, 2014

Mandy Gonzalez, back by popular demand, returns to 54 Below Thurday night, May 15 (9:30PM), in Love, All Ways- A Musical Retrospective of Triumph and Hilarity. Gonzalez, star of Broadway's Wicked, In the Heights, Lennon and more, invites you to join her for an unforgettable evening of great music and hilarity, all revolving around love and its crazy themes and variations. Expect hit tunes like 'Total Eclipse of the Heart,' 'Breathe' (and, yes, 'Defying Gravity') as well as a catalogue of songs from musical greats like Elvis, Edie, Liza, Lennon, Aretha, Tina and a whole host of others. For tickets and more information, click here. BroadwayWorld was there for her April concert, and you can check out exclusive video highlights from the special event below! (more...)

Melissa Hammans, Debra Barsha and Amy Jones Set for BACK TO THE GARDEN at 54 Below Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Melissa Hammans in BACK TO THE GARDEN: The Music of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Laura Nyro tonight, APRIL 23, 2014, 7pm. (more...)

Melissa Errico, SONDHEIM UNPLUGGED & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, the performance venue located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond: (more...)

Melissa Hammans, Debra Barsha & Amy Jones Set for BACK TO THE GARDEN at 54 Below, 4/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Melissa Hammans in BACK TO THE GARDEN: The Music of Joni Mitchell, Carole King, and Laura Nyro on APRIL 23, 2014, 7pm. (more...)

THE SAVANNAH DISPUTATION, SEX AND EDUCATION and More Make Up Penguin Rep's 2014 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Penguin Rep Theatre, under the direction of Artistic Director Joe Brancato and Executive Director Andrew M. Horn, announces the slate of plays and special events for its 37th season. (more...)

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Welcomes Maureen McGovern & Jimmy Webb, Now thru 4/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

A dream cabaret pairing comes to Segerstrom Center for the Arts when Grammy® Award-winning artist Jimmy Webb and Grammy and Drama Desk-nominated vocalist Maureen McGovern perform three concerts in their Cabaret Series debuts today, April 11 - 13 in Samueli Theater. This will also be Webb's Center debut, while McGovern appeared at the Center during the 2004 - 2005 Broadway Series as Marmee in the national tour of Little Women. The New York Times proclaims McGovern as 'blessed with a vocal technique second to none' and says that Webb is 'at the top of his game.' (more...)

Colt Coeur to Present Staged Reading of Ryan King's LOVE SHACK IN '87, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Colt Coeur's Play Hotel reading series will present a free staged reading of Love Shack in '87 by Ryan King, directed by Adrienne Campbell-Holt, April 9th at 7:15pm at SoHo House in Manhattan. The cast for the reading includes Nadia Gan (Golden Child), Genesis Oliver (Everything is Ours, Colt Coeur), Matt Stadelmann (The Grown-Up, Humana), Chris Thorn (Twelfth Night, Pig Iron), and Joe Tippett (Ashville, Rattlestick). The event is hosted by Erica Rotstein and Sam Goldberg. (more...)

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