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Photo Flash: HALLELUJAH, BABY! Celebrates Black History Month at Musical Theatre GuildPhoto Flash: HALLELUJAH, BABY! Celebrates Black History Month at Musical Theatre Guild
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2017

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will celebrate Black History Month with the rarely produced HALLELUJAH, BABY!. The one-night-only concert event took place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre yesterday, February 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM with original cast members Frieda Payne and Robert Hooks in attendance. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

James Sherman's BEAU JEST Set for Concert and Theatre Arts Series at B'nai TorahJames Sherman's BEAU JEST Set for Concert and Theatre Arts Series at B'nai Torah
by Carol Kassie - Feb 9, 2017

The Concert and Theatre Arts Series at B'nai Torah and Producer/Director Shari Upbin will bring James Sherman's 'comedy with romance', Beau Jest, to the B'nai Torah Stage for one performance only, on February 22nd at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Rarely Seen HALLELUJAH, BABY! Revives Next Week at MTGRarely Seen HALLELUJAH, BABY! Revives Next Week at MTG
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2017

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will celebrate Black History Month with the rarely produced HALLELUJAH, BABY!. The one-night-only concert event will take place at Glendale's historic Alex Theatre on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 7:00 PM with original cast members Frieda Payne and Robert Hooks scheduled to be in attendance. (more...)

SILENCE! THE MUSICAL Parody Extends in San FranciscoSILENCE! THE MUSICAL Parody Extends in San Francisco
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2017

Due to overwhelming audience response, Cloud 9 Theatricals, in association with Lang Entertainment Group and Ray of Light Theatre, announced today the extension of the San Francisco premiere of SILENCE! The Musical - the "subversively funny and deliciously tasty" award-winning musical parody of "The Silence of the Lambs." Originally scheduled to close on Saturday, February 25, tickets are now on-sale through Saturday, March 18.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEYPhoto Coverage: On the Opening Night Red Carpet for JITNEY
by Walter McBride - Jan 20, 2017

The long-awaited Broadway debut of August Wilson's Jitney, directed by Tony Award winner Ruben Santiago-Hudson (The Piano Lesson, Seven Guitars, Gem of the Ocean), opened just last night at MTC's Samuel J. Friedman Theatre (261 West 47th Street). This production completes August Wilson's ten-play The American Century Cycle on Broadway. (more...)

Musical Theatre Guild to Celebrate Black History Month with Rare HALLELUJAH, BABY!Musical Theatre Guild to Celebrate Black History Month with Rare HALLELUJAH, BABY!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2017

Musical Theatre Guild, the winner of the Los Angeles Drama Critic's Circle Margaret Harford Award for sustained excellence in the theatre, will celebrate Black History Month with the rarely produced HALLELUJAH, BABY!  (more...)

Ladywatch Awards Announce Nominations; Online Voting Ends 1/12Ladywatch Awards Announce Nominations; Online Voting Ends 1/12
by TV News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

LadyWatch with Ryan & Jason - the popular weekly podcast co-hosted by Ryan O'Connor ("Your OWN Show: Oprah's Search for the Next TV Star') and Jason Powell (Best Worst Movie) have announced the nominees for their Second Annual LadyWatch Awards on the podcast's episode 149: The Second Annual LadyWatch Award Nominations. (more...)

Winter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPACWinter/Spring 2017 Events Announced at SOPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

South Orange Performing Arts Center has released its lineup for the first half of 2017. See the newly released Winter-Spring events schedule below:  (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, December 14, 2016Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, December 14, 2016
by - Dec 12, 2016

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX on Wednesday, December 14, 2016! (more...)

Photo Flash: Tom Lenk's LEWK LENK LIVE Featuring Lesli MargheritaPhoto Flash: Tom Lenk's LEWK LENK LIVE Featuring Lesli Margherita
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2016

The Broadway at Birdland concert series was excited to present the New York debut of Lenk Lewk Live!, starring actor/comic Tom Lenk.  The one-night-only event took place on Monday, December 5.  Tom's very special guest was Lesli Margherita, star of Broadway's Matilda. (more...)

Andrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Christine Andreas & Faith Prince to Bring 4 GIRLS 4 to Mayo CenterAndrea McArdle, Maureen McGovern, Christine Andreas & Faith Prince to Bring 4 GIRLS 4 to Mayo Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

Four dynamic, award-winning Broadway musical stars -- Andrea McArdle (Broadway's original 'Annie'), Maureen McGovern (#1 Gold record 'The Morning After'), Christine Andreas (Oklahoma!, On Your Toes) and Faith Prince (Tony winner Guys & Dolls) -- come together in concert for an evening of song, laughter and memories in 4 Girls 4, coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 8 pm. (more...)

Kelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYCKelli Barclay, Richard J. Hinds, Randy Skinner and More to Lead GOODSPEED MOVERS BOOT CAMP in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

Goodspeed Musicals wants to help singers and actors to succeed in dance auditions.  In keeping with our mission to educate and support artists, Goodspeed will offer its first Goodspeed Movers Boot Camp January 6 - 8, 2017 at Pearl Studios in NYC.  (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, December 7, 2016Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Wednesday, December 7, 2016
by - Dec 5, 2016

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX on Wednesday, December 7, 2016! (more...)

Will Swenson and Beth Leavel to Lead Reading of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUISCALWill Swenson and Beth Leavel to Lead Reading of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUISCAL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2016

Following its recent critically acclaimed premier at the North Carolina Stage Company this past May, BNW DEVELOPMENTAL, LLC will present a private developmental reading of BRAVE NEW WORLD: THE MUSICAL in Midtown Manhattan early December 2016.    (more...)

Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Today, November 22, 2016Scoop: EMPIRE on FOX - Today, November 22, 2016
by - Nov 21, 2016

Get all the scoop on EMPIRE, airing on FOX on today, November 22, 2016! (more...)

Douglas Turner Ward & Woodie King, Jr. to Be Honored in Sidewalk Ceremony at Theatre 80 St. MarksDouglas Turner Ward & Woodie King, Jr. to Be Honored in Sidewalk Ceremony at Theatre 80 St. Marks
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2016

On Wednesday, November 16 at 4:30 PM, a Sidewalk Signing and Honors Ceremony will be held onstage at Theater 80 St. Marks, 80 St. Marks Place.  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

The New Victory Theater, a leading presenter of Theater for Young Audiences, is presenting a special invitational reading of The Great Blueness, a new musical with book, music and lyrics by Andrew Gerle (Meet John Doe) on Thursday, November 10, 2016, as part of the 2016-17 New Victory LabWorks Artists series. (more...)

Moises Kaufman Receives Arena Stage's American Artist Award TonightMoises Kaufman Receives Arena Stage's American Artist Award Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2016

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to Tony and Emmy Award-nominated director and playwright Moises Kaufman. The award will be presented tonight, November 10, 2016 as part of the opening night celebration for the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Carousel, directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

Peoria Center for the Performing Arts Welcomes the Greg Warner TrioPeoria Center for the Performing Arts Welcomes the Greg Warner Trio
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2016

Peoria Center for the Performing Arts welcomes the Greg Warner Trio featuring the vocal stylings of Dennis Rowland and Diana Lee on Wednesday, November 16 at 7:30pm. This award-winning group will wow you with their jazz, pop and funk. Don't miss the return of Dennis and some of the best jazz artists in the Valley. Greg Warner will be joined by Mike King on Bass and Dave Baradic on Piano. (more...)

Moises Kaufman to Receive Arena Stage's American Artist AwardMoises Kaufman to Receive Arena Stage's American Artist Award
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater will present the American Artist Award to Tony and Emmy Award-nominated director and playwright Moises Kaufman. The award will be presented Thursday, November 10, 2016 as part of the opening night celebration for the Rodgers & Hammerstein musical Carousel, directed by Artistic Director Molly Smith. (more...)

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