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BWW Reviews: Theatre Memphis' THE BOY FROM OZ - Sparkles Aren't Just for July 4thBWW Reviews: Theatre Memphis' THE BOY FROM OZ - Sparkles Aren't Just for July 4th
by Joseph Baker - Mar 13, 2015

There was a time when it seemed as if any talent contender in a beauty pageant would lay into 'Don't Cry Out Loud' (later, Dolly Parton's 'I Will Always Love You' seemed to supplant it). It crept out of every radio station ad nauseum. Its almost iconic 'ear candy' status rendered it cringe-inducing, as far as I was concerned. Moreover, its composer and interpreter, Australian Peter Allen, was not the kind of performer I enjoyed - I prefer my talent without the 'over the top' exclamation point; he belonged, to my way of thinking, to the Liberace/Barry Manilow/Liza Minelli kind of performer. (Admittedly, I have a number of friends who take issue with this and who, rope in hand, would gladly pursue me if lynching were acceptable.) Their 'showmanship' and 'over the top' self-promotion proved exhausting. However, the intervening years have reconciled me to Allen's music, and THE BOY FROM OZ. with a book by Martin Sherman and Nick Enright and a parade of Allen songs, has, in Theatre Memphis' latest offering, even somewhat endeared me to him. (more...)

Julia Zenko por primera vez en MadridJulia Zenko por primera vez en Madrid
by Felipe Velasco - Mar 3, 2015

Julia Zenko es sin duda una de las grandes voces argentinas. Asidua a cantar en grandes escenarios europeos, nunca se ha presentado en Espa˝a. Durante marzo cantara en varias ciudades de Noruega y Alemania y lo hara por primera vez en Madrid. Sera el 26 de marzo a las 20.30 en el TEATRO GALILEO. En este primer encuentro, Julia Zenko ofrecera un repertorio popular argentino, con tangos y folclore, ademas de sus grandes exitos. (more...)

BWW Reviews: JASON ALEXANDER with Baltimore Symphony - What a Gifted PerformerBWW Reviews: JASON ALEXANDER with Baltimore Symphony - What a Gifted Performer
by Charles Shubow - Feb 2, 2015

Conductor Michael Krajewski subs for BSO Pops Conductor Jack Everly (more...)

TV/Radio Pioneer Joe Franklin Has Died at 88TV/Radio Pioneer Joe Franklin Has Died at 88
by BWW News Desk - Jan 25, 2015

New York's treasured radio and TV host Joe Franklin died on Saturday, Jan. 24, from prostate cancer. He was 88. (more...)

Emma Dears, Christopher Jordan & More to Lead TWOPENCE MERSEYSIDE Spring UK TourEmma Dears, Christopher Jordan & More to Lead TWOPENCE MERSEYSIDE Spring UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

The full cast has been announced for the new stage play of Helen Forrester's Twopence To Cross The Mersey, which tours four Merseyside theatres in the Spring. (more...)

Broadway's Greg Reuter Passes Away at 43Broadway's Greg Reuter Passes Away at 43
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2014

BroadwayWorld.com is saddened to report the death of Broadway veteran Greg Reuter, who had recently joined the faculty of Michigan State University as a Assistant Professor of Musical Theatre and Choreography. He passed away on December 18th at age 43 due to medical complications. We will update this article with more information as it becomes available. (more...)

Chita Rivera Headlines Museum of the City of New York's 2014 Cabaret Gala TonightChita Rivera Headlines Museum of the City of New York's 2014 Cabaret Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2014

The City Museum's annual Cabaret! will feature the legendary Chita Rivera in a musical revue this evening, December 2nd. (more...)

Chita Rivera to Headline Museum of the City of New York's 2014 Cabaret Gala Next MonthChita Rivera to Headline Museum of the City of New York's 2014 Cabaret Gala Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

The City Museum's annual Cabaret! will feature the legendary Chita Rivera in a musical revue on the evening of Tuesday, December 2nd. (more...)

CHICAGO feiert aufregende Premiere in StuttgartCHICAGO feiert aufregende Premiere in Stuttgart
by Iris Moebius - Nov 11, 2014

Leidenschaftlich, aufregend, sexyů and all that jazz: CHICAGO - DAS MUSICAL feierte mit vielen prominenten Gasten aus Politik, Wirtschaft, Medien und Sport gro▀e Premiere in Stuttgart. Die international gefeierte Musical- und Chansonsangerin Ute Lemper, die als einzige deutsche Darstellerin eine Hauptrolle in CHICAGO sowohl im Londoner Westend als auch am New Yorker Broadway verkorperte, begleitete als Botschafterin das Musical bis zur Premiere. Entsprechend gespannt war sie auf den Abend: 'Super Darsteller, super Tanzer, super Sanger! Jeder Atemzug geschieht genau nach der Original Broadway Produktion', erzahlte sie begeistert nach der Vorstellung. (more...)

Queens Theatre Presents MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY This WeekendQueens Theatre Presents MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2014

Queens Theatre (QT) is pleased to announce that their 2014-2015 Season Dance Series will begin with performances by the world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company today October 11 at 2pm & 8pmand Sunday, October 12 at 3pm at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park). Tickets are available at queenstheatre.org and range from $25-$42. (more...)

BWW Reviews: The Boy From Oz at Theatre ThreeBWW Reviews: The Boy From Oz at Theatre Three
by Melissa Giordano - Oct 1, 2014

The Tony nominated musical The Boy From Oz brings many emotions to the surface. The story is about the life of Australian entertainer Peter Allen. His zest for life, dealing with deteriorating health, and the love he is surrounded by create for the audience a roller coaster of feelings. For the record, Martin Sherman and Nick Enright have certainly created a story of heart and perseverance. (more...)

Queens Theatre Presents MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY, 10/11-12Queens Theatre Presents MARTHA GRAHAM DANCE COMPANY, 10/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Sep 30, 2014

Queens Theatre (QT) is pleased to announce that their 2014-2015 Season Dance Series will begin with performances by the world-renowned Martha Graham Dance Company on Saturday, October 11 at 2pm & 8pmand Sunday, October 12 at 3pm at Queens Theatre (14 United Nations Avenue South, Flushing Meadows Corona Park). Tickets are available at queenstheatre.org and range from $25-$42. (Photos for Queens Theatre events are available here:http://bit.ly/QT_Photos) (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 LineupStephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, enters its 11th season this fall with a sparkling lineup at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room. The new season features a star-studded lineup of performers making their Bay Area Cabaret debuts, as well as the return of a few favorites. The season kicks off today, September 27, 2014 with a tribute to songwriter Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt), starring Mr. Schwartz, SNL's Ana Gasteyer, Broadway's Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. The season continues November 2 with Tony winner Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby!, Beulah, Roots) and December 7 with Andrew Lloyd Webber protege and star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera and Little Mermaid Sierra Boggess. (more...)

Stephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 LineupStephen Schwartz, Leslie Uggams, Sierra Boggess and More Highlight Bay Area Cabaret's 2014-15 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2014

Bay Area Cabaret, devoted to presenting audiences with top performers who expand the definition of cabaret, enters its 11th season this fall with a sparkling lineup at the Fairmont San Francisco's historic Venetian Room. The new season features a star-studded lineup of performers making their Bay Area Cabaret debuts, as well as the return of a few favorites. The season kicks off on Saturday, September 27, 2014 with a tribute to songwriter Stephen Schwartz (Wicked, Pippin, Godspell, Pocahontas, Enchanted, Prince of Egypt), starring Mr. Schwartz, SNL's Ana Gasteyer, Broadway's Liz Callaway and Michael McCorry Rose. The season continues November 2 with Tony winner Leslie Uggams (Hallelujah, Baby!, Beulah, Roots) and December 7 with Andrew Lloyd Webber protege and star of Broadway's Phantom of the Opera and Little Mermaid Sierra Boggess. (more...)

Charles Aznavour to Play Farewell Concert at Theater at MSG, 9/20Charles Aznavour to Play Farewell Concert at Theater at MSG, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

MSG Entertainment announced today that legendary French singer Charles Aznavour will make his only area appearance performing a farewell concert at The Theater at Madison Square Garden on Saturday, September 20. (more...)

DIVAS! OF LEHIGH VALLEY Set for Encore Performance TonightDIVAS! OF LEHIGH VALLEY Set for Encore Performance Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2014

Back by popular demand, the Divas! of the Lehigh Valley will offer an encore performance of their high-energy show which pays tribute to musical divas throughout the decades. (more...)

Cabaret: Read, Watch, ListenCabaret: Read, Watch, Listen
by Roundabout Theatre Company - Jul 11, 2014

Immerse yourself in the world of Cabaret with our recommended reading, watching and listening lists! WHAT TO READ (more...)

DIVAS! OF LEHIGH VALLEY Set for Encore Performance on 7/17DIVAS! OF LEHIGH VALLEY Set for Encore Performance on 7/17
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2014

Back by popular demand, the Divas! of the Lehigh Valley will offer an encore performance of their high-energy show which pays tribute to musical divas throughout the decades. (more...)

BroadwayGirlNYC's 2014 Tony Awards Drinking Game!BroadwayGirlNYC's 2014 Tony Awards Drinking Game!
by BroadwayGirl NYC - Jun 7, 2014

You've been asking for it, and here it is! BroadwayGirlNYC's 2014 Tony Awards Drinking Game! Join her ... if you dare! (more...)

Meet the Composers of MURDEROUS MUSICAL MONDAYS- Spotlight on Joe IconisMeet the Composers of MURDEROUS MUSICAL MONDAYS- Spotlight on Joe Iconis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

The cast and creative team of the hit Off-Broadway musical Murder for Two are teaming up with some of New York's brightest up and coming composers and BroadwayWorld.com every Monday night for their spring concert series, Murderous Musical Mondays. Composer Joe Iconis contines the series on Monday, May 5, 2014, immediately following the 7pm performance of Murder for Two at New World Stages (Stage 5 - 340 West 50th Street). Performers will include Liz Lark Brown, Katrina Rose Dideriksen, Seth Eliser, Lauren Marcus, Jeremy Morse, Lance Rubin, Jared Weiss, and Jason "SweetTooth" Williams. (more...)

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